The state of the Journal
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Evaluation of simulation training in cardiothoracic surgery
Trends in isolated coronary artery bypass grafting
Long-term implications of emergency versus elective proximal aortic surgery in patients with Marfan syndrome in the Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions Consortium Registry
Quality, not volume, determines outcome of coronary artery bypass surgery in a university-based community hospital network
Valve-sparing aortic root repair without down-sizing of the annulus
Expanding the indications for septal myectomy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Beyond the short-term
Strict versus liberal target range for perioperative glucose in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting
Transapical aortic valve implantation at 3 years
Surgical management of aortic root abscess
Outcome after repair of atrioventricular septal defect with tetralogy of Fallot
A decade of pediatric mechanical circulatory support before and after cardiac transplantation
Younger age and valve oversizing are predictors of structural valve deterioration after pulmonary valve replacement in patients with tetralogy of Fallot
The impact of additional epicardial imaging to transesophageal echocardiography on intraoperative detection of residual lesions in congenital heart surgery
Congenital heart surgery in infants
Increasing duration of circulatory arrest, but not antegrade cerebral perfusion, prolongs postoperative recovery after neonatal cardiac surgery
Robotic lobectomy for non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
Impact of tumor size on outcomes after anatomic lung resection for stage 1A non–small cell lung cancer based on the current staging system
Repair of giant paraesophageal hernias routinely produces improvement in respiratory function
Lung cancer cell invasion and expression of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) are attenuated by secretory phospholipase A2 inhibition
Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery for esophageal adenocarcinoma
A novel detection method of non–small cell lung cancer using multiplexed bead-based serum biomarker profiling
A comparison of surgical intervention and stereotactic body radiation therapy for stage I lung cancer in high-risk patients
Novel biodegradable polydioxanone stents in a rabbit airway model
Decrease in inflammatory response does not prevent placental dysfunction after fetal cardiac bypass in goats
Impaired cardiac autophagy in patients developing postoperative atrial fibrillation
Effect of aneurysm on the mechanical dissection properties of the human ascending thoracic aorta
Factors associated with 5-year survival in older heart transplant recipients
The universal bed model for patient care improves outcome and lowers cost in cardiac surgery
Preoperative left atrial dysfunction and risk of postoperative atrial fibrillation complicating thoracic surgery
Effect of low-dose human atrial natriuretic peptide on postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing pulmonary resection for lung cancer
Preoperative proteinuria predicts acute kidney injury in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Dual anterior and posterior mitral valve clefts evaluated by 3-dimensional echocardiography with robot-assisted surgical correction
Anomalous left coronary artery from the right pulmonary artery with aortic fusion
Placement of 2 implantable centrifugal pumps to serve as a total artificial heart after cardiectomy
Massive calcified left ventricular aneurysm and ventricular septum
Implantation of a centrifugal pump as a left ventricular assist device through a novel, minimized approach
Ascending–descending aortic bypass with valve-sparing root replacement for coarctation with aortic root aneurysm
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Left atrial myxoma in association with life-saving mitral stenosis
Cardiac herniation during robot-assisted cardiac operation
Pentacuspid aortic valve causing severe aortic regurgitation
Early stenosis of Medtronic Mosaic bioprosthesis in the aortic position
Saphenous vein graft bronchopulmonary fistula after coronary artery bypass grafting presenting as chronic cough and subsequent massive hemoptysis
Left atrial appendage aneurysm causes severe mitral regurgitation and heart failure