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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Paul C. Samson (1905–1982)
Robotic mitral valve repair for all prolapse subsets using techniques identical to open valvuloplasty
Discussion
Angiographic predictors of 3-year patency of bypass grafts implanted on the right coronary artery system
Discussion
Continuous biatrial pacing to prevent early recurrence of atrial fibrillation after the Maze procedure
Discussion
Mitral regurgitation surgery in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and ischemic mitral regurgitation
Discussion
Exclusion of the left atrial appendage with a novel device
Discussion
Endovascular versus open repair of ruptured descending thoracic aortic aneurysms
Discussion
Three-dimensional flow characteristics in ventricular assist devices
Surgical conversion after thoracic endovascular aortic repair
Open versus endovascular repair for patients with acute traumatic rupture of the thoracic aorta
Hemodynamics and myocardial blood flow patterns after placement of a cardiac passive restraint device in a model of dilated cardiomyopathy
Ten-year experience with surgical unroofing of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery from the opposite sinus with an interarterial course
The impact of body mass index on morbidity and short- and long-term mortality in cardiac valvular surgery
Cost and cost-effectiveness of cardiac surgery in elderly patients
Endovascular repair of complicated chronic distal aortic dissections
Spinal cord injury in patients undergoing total arch replacement
Outcomes in adult congenital heart surgery
Discussion
Intraoperative adverse events can be compensated by technical performance in neonates and infants after cardiac surgery
Discussion
Reversible pulmonary trunk banding. VI: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity in rapid ventricular hypertrophy in young goats
Discussion
Effect of normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass on renal injury in pediatric cardiac surgery
Discussion
Expanded polytetrafluoroethylene conduits and patches with bulging sinuses and fan-shaped valves in right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction
Discussion
Prediction of recurrent coarctation by early postoperative blood pressure gradient
Long-term survival after lung resection for non–small cell lung cancer with circulatory bypass
Thirty- and ninety-day outcomes after sublobar resection with and without brachytherapy for non–small cell lung cancer
Discussion
Statin therapy attenuates growth and malignant potential of human esophageal adenocarcinoma cells
Discussion
Preresection serum C-reactive protein measurement and survival among patients with resectable non–small cell lung cancer
Effect of hiatal hernia size and columnar segment length on the success of radiofrequency ablation for Barrett's esophagus
Radiofrequency ablation for nondysplastic Barrett's esophagus
Persistent N2 disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for non–small-cell lung cancer
Where is the common sense in aortic valve replacement? A review of hemodynamics and sizing of stented tissue valves
Novel regenerative therapy using cell-sheet covered with omentum flap delivers a huge number of cells in a porcine myocardial infarction model
Discussion
A novel strategy to improve systemic oxygenation in venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Wave energy patterns of counterpulsation
Gene expression changes in the human diaphragm after cardiothoracic surgery
Surgical palliation of primary pulmonary arterial hypertension by a unidirectional valved Potts anastomosis in an animal model
Transesophageal echocardiographic scoring for transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Effect of sensitization in US heart transplant recipients bridged with a ventricular assist device
Discussion
Association of CD14+ monocyte-derived progenitor cells with cardiac allograft vasculopathy
In vitro protection of vascular function from oxidative stress and inflammation by pulsatility in resistance arteries
The impact of low preoperative fat-free body mass on infections and length of stay after cardiac surgery
Late left atrial thrombosis of an Amplatzer patent foramen ovale occluder
Giant pseudoaneurysm at the proximal vein graft anastomosis after Bentall procedure for Takayasu arteritis
Reoperation for prosthesis dehiscence caused by aortitis
Safety and efficacy of a novel temporary sternal spreader in the management of severe postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock
Papillary muscle–to–anterior annulus stitches
The first successful use of the Levitronix PediMag ventricular support device as a biventricular bridge to transplant in an infant
Robotic transthoracic esophagectomy in the prone position
NEW DEAIRING TECHNIQUE: QUESTIONS AND CAVEATS
NEW DEAIRING TECHNIQUE: QUESTIONS AND CAVEATS
CATEGORIZATION OF COMMON ARTERIAL TRUNK
CATEGORIZATION OF COMMON ARTERIAL TRUNK
DABIGATRAN AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY: CAUTION ADVISED
DOUBLE RIGHT CORONARY ARTERY OR CONUS ARTERY WITH SEPARATE ORIFICE?
METHODOLOGIC ISSUES REGARDING BACKGROUND MORTALITY IN OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES
METHODOLOGIC ISSUES REGARDING BACKGROUND MORTALITY IN OBSERVATIONAL STUDIES
AATS Applications for Membership Now Available Online
Aortic Symposium 2012
AATS 92nd Annual Meeting
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2012 AATS Leadership Academy
2012 AATS Summer Intern Scholarship Applications Now Available
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WTSA 38th Annual Meeting
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Persistent embryonic right venous valve giving a cor triatriatum dexter appearance in a cyanotic neonate
Left atrial flutter due to incomplete left fibrous trigone linear lesion
Extremely rare but potential complication of diffuse brain edema due to air embolism during lung segmentectomy with selected segmental inflation technique by syringe needle during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery