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Non Solus—A leadership challenge
“Back to the future”
Epithelial to mesenchymal transition
Atrioventricular valve repair in patients with functional single ventricle
Impact of evolving strategy on clinical outcomes and central pulmonary artery growth in patients with bilateral superior vena cava undergoing a bilateral bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt
Cavopulmonary assist for the univentricular Fontan circulation
A contemporary comparison of the effect of shunt type in hypoplastic left heart syndrome on the hemodynamics and outcome at Fontan completion
Reintervention for arch obstruction after stage 1 reconstruction does not adversely affect survival or outcome at Fontan completion
Clinically silent preoperative brain injuries do not worsen with surgery in neonates with congenital heart disease
Single double-lumen venous–venous pump-driven extracorporeal lung membrane support
National Emphysema Treatment Trial redux
Increased age is an independent risk factor for radiographic aspiration and laryngeal penetration after thoracotomy for pulmonary resection
Intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring during surgery for left lung cancer
Size matters
Have hybrid procedures replaced open aortic arch reconstruction in high-risk patients? A comparative study of elective open arch debranching with endovascular stent graft placement and conventional elective open total and distal aortic arch reconstruction
Early outcomes of deliberate nonoperative management for blunt thoracic aortic injury in trauma
Clinical depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, and comorbid depression and posttraumatic stress disorder as risk factors for in-hospital mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Intermittent regurgitation caused by incomplete leaflet closure of the Medtronic ADVANTAGE bileaflet heart valve
Functional mitral stenosis after surgical annuloplasty for ischemic mitral regurgitation
Cardiac dysfunction induced by experimental myocardial infarction impairs the host defense response to bacterial infection in mice because of reduced phagocytosis of Kupffer cells
Thoracoscopic pulmonary vein isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation and failed percutaneous ablation
Comparison of fractional flow reserve of composite Y-grafts with saphenous vein or right internal thoracic arteries
Simulation-based training delivered directly to the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit engenders preparedness, comfort, and decreased anxiety among multidisciplinary resuscitation teams
Cellular phenotype transformation occurs during thoracic aortic aneurysm development
Exacerbation of systemic inflammation and increased cerebral infarct volume with cardiopulmonary bypass after focal cerebral ischemia in the rat
Tissue-engineered pro-angiogenic fibroblast scaffold improves myocardial perfusion and function and limits ventricular remodeling after infarction
Endothelin A receptor blockade improves regression of flow-induced pulmonary vasculopathy in piglets
A novel mutation in GATA4 gene associated with dominant inherited familial atrial septal defect
Serum cystatin C is an easy to obtain biomarker for the onset of renal impairment in heart transplant recipients
Impact of antibodies against human leukocyte antigens on long-term outcome in pediatric heart transplant patients
Standard versus bicaval techniques for orthotopic heart transplantation
Sewing needles embedded in the cardiac interventricular septum and chest wall
Secure closure of the tracheal incision after natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery with a silicone tracheal stent
Bridge to lung transplantation using short-term ambulatory extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Direct aortic access through right minithoracotomy for implantation of self-expanding aortic bioprosthetic valves
Carinal stabilization technique in severe tracheobronchial malacia after slide tracheoplasty
Aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass via left anterior thoracotomy after previous left pneumonectomy
EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN FOR OPTIMAL FLOW RATE OF ANTEGRADE CEREBRAL PERFUSION
PSEUDOANEURYSM OF THE MITRAL–AORTIC INTERVALVULAR FIBROSA
THE TRAP FOR RESEARCHERS
THE TRAP FOR RESEARCHERS
TREATMENT OF SUBGLOTTIC STRICTURE
THE FUTURE OF CARDIAC SURGERY
IS EARLY ANTITHROMBOTIC THERAPY NECESSARY IN BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES?
IS EARLY ANTITHROMBOTIC THERAPY NECESSARY IN BIOPROSTHETIC VALVES?
REPORTING OF MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH PEDIATRIC AND CONGENITAL CARDIAC SURGERY
REPORTING OF MORTALITY ASSOCIATED WITH PEDIATRIC AND CONGENITAL CARDIAC SURGERY
COMPARABLE PATENCIES OF THE RADIAL ARTERY AND RIGHT INTERNAL THORACIC ARTERY OR SAPHENOUS VEIN BEYOND 5 YEARS
COMPARABLE PATENCIES OF THE RADIAL ARTERY AND RIGHT INTERNAL THORACIC ARTERY OR SAPHENOUS VEIN BEYOND 5 YEARS
DELAYED PARAPLEGIA IN TRANSITION COUNTRIES
DELAYED PARAPLEGIA IN TRANSITION COUNTRIES
IN SITU RIGHT INTERNAL THORACIC ARTERY IS USUALLY LONG ENOUGH FOR GRAFTING THE CIRCUMFLEX ARTERY THROUGH THE TRANSVERSE SINUS
STROKE PREVENTION BY MEANS OF LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE STRANGULATION?
MEETINGS AND COURSES
The 91st AATS Annual Meeting
The Western Thoracic Surgical Association
The American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Explantation of a 44-year-old Starr–Edwards mitral valve for delayed hemolysis
Two cases of aneurysm of the anterior mitral valve leaflet associated with transcatheter aortic valve endocarditis
Video-assisted anterior approach to Pancoast tumors
Architecture of a pulmonary thrombus removed during embolectomy in a patient with acute pulmonary embolism
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in Klippel–Trénaunay syndrome
Successful surgery for atrioesophageal fistula caused by transcatheter ablation of atrial fibrillation
Lower graft patency after off-pump than on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Recurrent ventricular tachycardia in the postoperative period
Gastroaortic fistula
Giant mycotic pseudoaneurysm of the left main coronary artery after pneumococcal pneumonia
Pleural pressure immediately after pulmonary lobectomy
Deployed Edwards Sapien prosthesis is always deformed
Novel use of plasmapheresis in a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia requiring urgent insertion of a left ventricular assist device under cardiopulmonary bypass
Hemophagocytic syndrome
Late complete atrioventricular block and tricuspid regurgitation after percutaneous closure of a perimembranous ventricular septal defect
Inducible left ventricular obstruction after apical-conduit aortic valve bypass surgery
Multiple calcified right ventricular masses presenting with pulmonary embolism and severe pulmonary hypertension