Tributes to cardiac surgical pioneers
Some thoughts from the other side of the table, or the last presidential address
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Norman E. Shumway, Jr (1923–2006)
2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: Executive summary
Leopards and ghosts in the temple
Long-term tricuspid valve function after Norwood operation
Anatomic repair for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: A single-institution 19-year experience
Discussion
The impact of a dedicated single-ventricle home-monitoring program on interstage somatic growth, interstage attrition, and 1-year survival
The evolving role of intraoperative balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty in valve-sparing repair of tetralogy of Fallot
Long-term results of pulmonary artery rehabilitation in patients with pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect, pulmonary artery hypoplasia, and major aortopulmonary collaterals
Mitral valve dysplasia syndrome: A unique form of left-sided heart disease
Transpulmonary arterial repair of type 1 ventricular septal defect will induce pulmonary regurgitation: Appraisal of subpulmonic approach
A prospective controlled trial of endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration compared with mediastinoscopy for mediastinal lymph node staging of lung cancer
Discussion
Mediastinoscopy: An obsolete procedure?
Esophageal submucosa: The watershed for esophageal cancer
Discussion
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) lobectomy: Catastrophic intraoperative complications
Discussion
Inefficiency as the major driver of excess costs in lung resection
Improved midterm outcomes for type A (central) pulmonary emboli treated surgically
Valve sparing-root replacement with the reimplantation technique to increase the durability of bicuspid aortic valve repair
Discussion
Pulmonary hypertension adversely affects short- and long-term survival after mitral valve operation for mitral regurgitation: Implications for timing of surgery
Discussion
Effect of sutureless implantation of the Perceval S aortic valve bioprosthesis on intraoperative and early postoperative outcomes
Repair of Stanford type A aortic dissection with ascending aorta and hemiarch replacement combined with stent-graft elephant trunk technique by using innominate cannulation
Revascularization of the left anterior descending artery area using a single left internal thoracic artery: Auto-Y composite grafting or sequential bypassing
Surgical treatment of pulmonary artery sarcoma
Early and long-term results of reoperative total aortic root replacement with reimplantation of the coronary arteries
Femoral artery cannulation for thoracic aortic surgery: Safe under transesophageal echocardiographic control
Complete removal as a routine treatment for any cardiovascular implantable electronic device–associated infection
Results of matching valve and root repair to aortic valve and root pathology
Aortic no-touch technique makes the difference in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
A minimally invasive approach is more cost-effective than a traditional sternotomy approach for mitral valve surgery
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for the assessment of ventricular function, geometry, and viability before and after surgical ventricular reconstruction
Standardized preoperative corticosteroid treatment in neonates undergoing cardiac surgery: Results from a randomized trial
Impact of preoperative left ventricular function and time from infarction on the long-term benefits after intramyocardial CD133+ bone marrow stem cell transplant
Lack of neurologic improvement after aortic repair for acute type A aortic dissection complicated by cerebral malperfusion: Predictors and association with survival
A novel cardioport for beating-heart, image-guided intracardiac surgery
Eight hours of cold static storage with adenosine and lidocaine (Adenocaine) heart preservation solutions: Toward therapeutic suspended animation
A fetal goat model of cardiopulmonary bypass with cardioplegic arrest and hemodynamic assessment
Bone marrow–derived MCP1 required for experimental aortic aneurysm formation and smooth muscle phenotypic modulation
Calcified amorphous tumor of left atrium
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement via right anterior minithoracotomy: Early outcomes and midterm follow-up
Split, in situ left internal thoracic artery to revascularize left anterior descending coronary artery system
Rescue surgery for bronchial obstruction after endovascular thoracoabdominal stent implantation
Right ventricular exclusion for a neonatal patient with Ebstein anomaly: A free wall resection of the right ventricle
Consequences of mitral valve prolapse on chordal tension: Ex vivo and in vivo studies in large animal models
THE HAZARD OF COMPARING APPLES AND ORANGES: THE PROPER INDICATION FOR THE USE OF RECOMBINANT ACTIVATED CLOTTING FACTOR VII IN CARDIAC SURGERY
THE HAZARD OF COMPARING APPLES AND ORANGES: THE PROPER INDICATION FOR THE USE OF RECOMBINANT ACTIVATED CLOTTING FACTOR VII IN CARDIAC SURGERY
CANNULATION SITES AND TYPES FOR ANTEGRADE CEREBRAL PERFUSION DURING ARCH SURGERY
CANNULATION SITES AND TYPES FOR ANTEGRADE CEREBRAL PERFUSION DURING ARCH SURGERY
DABIGATRAN ETEXILATE IN MECHANICAL VALVE THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS
DABIGATRAN ETEXILATE IN MECHANICAL VALVE THROMBOPROPHYLAXIS
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2011 ACCF/AHA guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Intraoperative occlusion of left coronary ostium after aortic repair detected by transesophageal echocardiography