From firsts to the future
The ethics of innovation
The first successful combined heart–lung transplantation
Presidential perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Historical perspectives of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Fate of the esophagogastric anastomosis
Prospective European multicenter randomized trial of PleuraSeal for control of air leaks after elective pulmonary resection
Experimental study on an airway prosthesis made of a new metastable β-type titanium alloy
Overexpression of MACC1 mRNA in lung adenocarcinoma is associated with postoperative recurrence
Surveillance and epidemiology of surgical site infections after cardiothoracic surgery in The Netherlands, 2002–2007
Favorable effects of left ventricular reconstruction in patients excluded from the Surgical Treatments for Ischemic Heart Failure (STICH) trial
Assessment and repair of aortic valve cusp prolapse
Emergency endovascular repair of complicated Stanford type B aortic dissections within 24 hours of symptom onset in 30 cases
Outcomes of a multicenter trial of the Levitronix CentriMag ventricular assist system for short-term circulatory support
Aortic valve replacement
Selective antegrade cerebral perfusion during aortic arch surgery confers survival and neuroprotective advantages
Outcomes after thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair with hypothermic circulatory arrest
Myocardial function after fetal cardiac bypass in an ovine model
Tetralogy of Fallot without the infundibular septum–restricted growth of the pulmonary valve annulus after annulus preservation may render the right ventricular outflow tract obstructive
Transient mitochondrial permeability transition pore opening after neonatal cardioplegic arrest
Bovine jugular vein valved conduit
Prediction and perinatal management of severely restrictive atrial septum in fetuses with critical left heart obstruction
One single dose of histidine–tryptophan–ketoglutarate solution gives equally good myocardial protection in elective mitral valve surgery as repetitive cold blood cardioplegia
Optimized temporary biventricular pacing acutely improves intraoperative cardiac output after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass
Acute impact of left ventricular unloading by left ventricular assist device on the right ventricle geometry and function
The influence of age on atrial fibrillation recurrence after the maze procedure in patients with giant left atrium
The collateral network concept
The collateral network concept
Complete mapping of the tricuspid valve apparatus using three-dimensional sonomicrometry
Early reperfusion with warm, polarizing adenosine–lidocaine cardioplegia improves functional recovery after 6 hours of cold static storage
Decellularization reduces immunogenicity of sheep pulmonary artery vascular patches
Dual actions of cilnidipine in human internal thoracic artery
Adequacy of brain and spinal blood supply with antegrade cerebral perfusion in a rat model
Redo transapical aortic valve implantation
A combined procedure of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair and coronary artery bypass grafting
Rapid peripheral arterial cannulation for extracorporeal life support with unimpaired distal perfusion
Absorbable pulmonary arterial banding
Valve-sparing neo-aortic root replacement after Fontan completion for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Reoperative Sternotomy
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Eight years after an early primary Kawashima operation
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