2011 Scientific Achievement Award recipient: Marc R. de Leval, MD
Should the use of transcatheter aortic valve implantation be rationed?
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation should be controlled and monitored by the medical profession
Use of transcatheter valve should not be rationed
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Brian B. Blades (1906–1977)
ACCF/SCAI/STS/AATS/AHA/ASNC/HFSA/SCCT 2012 appropriate use criteria for coronary revascularization focused update
Developing a curriculum for cardiothoracic surgical critical care: Impetus and goals
Factors determining successful computed tomography–guided localization of lung nodules
Leukocyte-depleted blood transfusion is associated with decreased survival in resected early-stage lung cancer
Is completion lobectomy merited for unanticipated nodal metastases after radical segmentectomy for cT1 N0 M0/pN1-2 non–small cell lung cancer?
Wedge bronchoplastic lobectomy for non–small cell lung cancer as an alternative to sleeve lobectomy
Transcatheter (TAVR) versus surgical (AVR) aortic valve replacement: Occurrence, hazard, risk factors, and consequences of neurologic events in the PARTNER trial
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Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting improves long-term survival in patients with reduced ejection fraction: A propensity-matched study with 30-year follow-up
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The effect of surgeon volume on mortality for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
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Quantifying the incremental cost of complications associated with mitral valve surgery in the United States
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Metabolic profiles predict adverse events after coronary artery bypass grafting
Expanding the indications for the David V aortic root replacement: Early results
Quality of life and perceived health status in adults with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
Impact of early fundoplication or gastrostomy tube on midterm outcomes for patients with single ventricle
Single-patch, 2-patch, and caval division techniques for repair of partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections: Does it matter?
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Hepatic pathology may develop before the Fontan operation in children with functional single ventricle: An autopsy study
Outcome of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension referred for lung transplantation: A 14-year single-center experience
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Does donor arterial partial pressure of oxygen affect outcomes after lung transplantation? A review of more than 12,000 lung transplants
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Implementation of a comprehensive blood conservation program can reduce blood use in a community cardiac surgery program
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Do we increase the operative risk by adding the Cox Maze III procedure to aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass surgery?
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Spinal cord protective strategies during descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair in the modern era: The role of intrathecal papaverine
Effects of alcohol on pericardial adhesion formation in hypercholesterolemic swine
Vodka to prevent postoperative adhesions: Another unsuspected cardiac benefit of alcohol
Myocardial tissue elastic properties determined by atomic force microscopy after stromal cell–derived factor 1α angiogenic therapy for acute myocardial infarction in a murine model
Right lung ischemia induces contralateral pulmonary vasculopathy in an animal model
Left ventricular apical papillary fibroelastoma
Replacement of continuous-flow left ventricular assist device via left subcostal incision
Aortocarotid bypass at the time of central aortic repair for type A acute aortic dissections
Single-stage subchordal resection and reconstruction of idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis in a male patient
A novel reconstruction of the left superior vena cava
Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using a single cannula in patients with pulmonary hypertension and atrial septal defects
Novel sutureless mitral valve implantation method involving a bayonet insertion and release mechanism: A proof of concept study in pigs
PULMONARY ARTERY SIZE AT THE TIME OF BIDIRECTIONAL CAVOPULMONARY SHUNT AND FONTAN SURGERY INFLUENCES LONG-TERM OUTCOMES
PULMONARY ARTERY SIZE AT THE TIME OF BIDIRECTIONAL CAVOPULMONARY SHUNT AND FONTAN SURGERY INFLUENCES LONG-TERM OUTCOMES
THE SELECTED SEGMENTAL INFLATION TECHNIQUE FOR PULMONARY SEGMENTECTOMY: PROS AND CONS
THE SELECTED SEGMENTAL INFLATION TECHNIQUE FOR PULMONARY SEGMENTECTOMY: PROS AND CONS
THE USE OF RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION FOR PATIENTS WITH NONDYSPLASTIC BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS
THE USE OF RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION FOR PATIENTS WITH NONDYSPLASTIC BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUS
VENOVENOUS EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION IN ACUTE RESPIRATORY FAILURE: DO WE NEED A NEW CONFIGURATION?
VENOVENOUS EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION IN ACUTE RESPIRATORY FAILURE: DO WE NEED A NEW CONFIGURATION?
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Budd-Chiari syndrome and post-traumatic diaphragmatic hernia
Removal of a large cement embolus from the right pulmonary artery 4 years after kyphoplasty: Consideration of thrombogenicity
Attenuation of bone morphogenetic protein receptor type 2 expression in the pulmonary arteries of patients with failed Fontan circulation
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: The simplified weaning bridge
Occult gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with a left ventricular assist device axial flow pump: Diagnostic tools and therapeutic algorithm
Atypical malignant late infective endocarditis of Melody valve
Iatrogenic left internal thoracic artery to left subclavian vein fistula after excimer laser pacemaker lead extraction
HeartWare continuous-flow ventricular assist device thrombosis: The Bad Oeynhausen experience