Scientific Achievement Award
The times they are a-changin'
Would I do it again? Evolution to a new training paradigm
Sterile cockpit or not
Controlled reperfusion after ischemia may be the unifying recovery denominator
Four-arm robotic lobectomy for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer
Risk factor analysis for postoperative acute respiratory distress syndrome and early mortality after pneumonectomy
A prospective, randomized trial comparing BioGlue and Vivostat for the control of alveolar air leak
Double-bar application decreases postoperative pain after the Nuss procedure
A randomized, controlled study of amiodarone for prevention of atrial fibrillation after transthoracic esophagectomy
Endovascular repair of aortic arch lesions in high-risk patients or after previous aortic surgery
Determinants of in-hospital and long-term surgical outcomes after repair of postinfarction ventricular septal rupture
To graft or not to graft? Do coronary artery characteristics influence early outcomes of coronary artery bypass surgery? Analysis of coronary anastomoses of 5171 patients
Long-term (5- to 20-year) patency of the radial artery for coronary bypass grafting
Influence of timing of intraaortic balloon placement in cardiac surgical patients
Quality of mitral valve repair
Mortality after coronary artery revascularization of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
A new approach to interventional atrioventricular valve therapy
Nonelective cardiac surgery in the elderly
How much of the intraaortic balloon volume is displaced toward the coronary circulation?
How much septal–lateral mitral annular reduction do you get with new ischemic/functional mitral regurgitation annuloplasty rings?
Changes in cardiac and cognitive function and self-reported outcomes at one year after coronary artery bypass grafting
Fenestration during Fontan palliation
Chronologic changes in P-wave characteristics after the Fontan procedure
Genetic factors are important determinants of impaired growth after infant cardiac surgery
Patent ductus arteriosus ligation is associated with impaired left ventricular systolic performance in premature infants weighing less than 1000 g
Early and delayed atrioventricular conduction block after routine surgery for congenital heart disease
A United Network for Organ Sharing analysis of heart transplantation in adults with congenital heart disease
The impact of bridge-to-transplant ventricular assist device support on survival after cardiac transplantation
Post–cardiac transplant survival after support with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device
Effect of β-blocker use on outcomes after discharge in patients who underwent cardiac surgery
Leukoreduction program for red blood cell transfusions in coronary surgery
Technical considerations to avoid pitfalls during transapical aortic valve implantation
Efficacy of a novel bipolar radiofrequency ablation device on the beating heart for atrial fibrillation ablation
Sustained local application of epidermal growth factor to accelerate reepithelialization of tracheal grafts
Loss of p53, rather than beta-catenin overexpression, induces survivin-mediated resistance to apoptosis in an esophageal cancer cell line
Dor procedure for dyskinetic anteroapical myocardial infarction fails to improve contractility in the border zone
Balloon sizing in surgical ventricular restoration
Is pneumonectomy mandatory after transection of the left main pulmonary artery?
Mediastinoscopy-assisted minimally invasive closure of a bronchopleural fistula
Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for the treatment of stentless aortic valve dysfunction
Balloon-guided, tapered, Polyflex stent guidance
Intraoperative assessment after pediatric cardiac surgical repair
Mitral and tricuspid valve repair 21 years after cardiac transplantation
Agenesis of the left carotid artery in the right aortic arch with Kommerell diverticulum
In vitro functional comparison of therapeutically relevant human vasculogenic progenitor cells used for cardiac cell therapy
Early thrombus in a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device
Caseous calcification of the anterior mitral valve annulus presenting as intracardiac mass
Mitral valve lipomatous hamartoma infiltrating myocardium
Fontan completion in patient with pulmonary artery sling associated with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Incidental discovery of an ascending aortic thrombus
Mechanical left ventricular unloading to prevent recurrent myocardial rupture
Ascending aortic injury caused by a fractured sternal wire 28 years after surgical intervention of pectus excavatum
Mediastinoscopy-assisted ligation of an aberrant right subclavian artery through a supraclavicular approach
Standardization of transplant procurement procedures
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How can we prevent functional mitral stenosis after surgery?
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Effect of cyclophosphamide on myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats
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Highlights from the 59th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology, March 13 to 17, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia
Meetings and Courses
Annual Meeting Recap
AATS Applications for Membership Now Available Online
AATS Meetings and Sponsored Events
2010 Heart Valve Summit
AATS Online Award Applications Now Available at
Consensus Statement on the Adoption of the COPE Guidelines
Applications for Membership
WTSA 36th Annual Meeting
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification