Are randomized trials the best way to judge the efficacy of surgical procedures?
Randomized clinical trials for new surgical operations
Regression of “fixed” pulmonary vascular resistance in heart transplant candidates after unloading with ventricular assist devices
The first Blalock–Taussig shunt
New clinically applicable method for visualizing adjacent lung segments using an infrared thoracoscopy system
The effect of regionalization on outcome in pulmonary lobectomy
Predictive value of preoperative tissue Doppler echocardiographic analysis for postoperative atrial fibrillation after pulmonary resection for lung cancer
Tracheal torsion assessed by a computer-generated 3-dimensional image analysis predicts tracheal self-expandable metallic stent fracture
Health-related quality of life in long-term esophageal cancer survivors after potentially curative treatment
Role of age in acute type A aortic dissection outcome
Predictors of low cardiac output syndrome after isolated mitral valve surgery
Pattern of aortic aneurysms in an African country
Reduction in postsurgical adhesion formation after cardiac surgery by application of N,O-carboxymethyl chitosan
Noninvasive estimation of left ventricular filling pressures in patients with heart failure after surgical ventricular restoration and restrictive mitral annuloplasty
Fourteen years' experience with 501 subcoronary Ross procedures
Pulmonary vein isolation and autonomic denervation for the management of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation by a minimally invasive surgical approach
Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Aortic valve repair by cusp extension for rheumatic aortic insufficiency in children
Palliative arterial switch for transposition of the great arteries, ventricular septal defect, and pulmonary vascular obstructive disease
Mechanisms of systemic adaptation to univentricular Fontan conversion
Perioperative monitoring in high-risk infants after stage 1 palliation of univentricular congenital heart disease
Perventricular device closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects in 61 young children
Tissue-derived proinflammatory effect of adenosine A2B receptor in lung ischemia–reperfusion injury
Sutureless aortic valve replacement with the Trilogy Aortic Valve System
Occlusion of canine atrial appendage using an expandable silicone band
Biomechanical implications of the congenital bicuspid aortic valve
Six-month results of a repositionable and retrievable pericardial valve for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Atrium-targeted drug delivery through an amiodarone-eluting bilayered patch
The trans-subclavian retrograde approach for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Prolonged mechanical unloading preserves myocardial contractility but impairs relaxation in rat heart of dilated cardiomyopathy accompanied by myocardial stiffness and apoptosis
Effect of blower-mister devices on vasoreactivity of coronary artery bypass grafts
Aortic valve implantation with the CoreValve ReValving System via left carotid artery access
Compassionate aortic valve implantation for severe aortic regurgitation
Less invasive left ventricular assist device placement for difficult resternotomy
An improved technique for aortic anastomosis
Successful use of the HeartWare HVAD rotary blood pump for biventricular support
Polyostotic rib fibrous dysplasia resected by video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with preservation of the overlying periosteum
Effect of radial artery or saphenous vein conduit as a second graft on late clinical outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
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Contrast media dose, angiography timing, and acute renal failure after coronary operations
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