John Waldhausen, MD (1929–2012)
Rethinking the terminology of mechanical circulatory support
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Hiram T. Langston (1912–1992)
Development of a cardiac surgery simulation curriculum: From needs assessment results to practical implementation
Discussion
Educational program in crisis management for cardiac surgery teams including high realism simulation
Development of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery guidelines for low-dose computed tomography scans to screen for lung cancer in North America
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery guidelines for lung cancer screening using low-dose computed tomography scans for lung cancer survivors and other high-risk groups
ACCF/SCAI/AATS/AHA/ASE/ASNC/HFSA/HRS/SCCM/SCCT/SCMR/STS 2012 appropriate use criteria for diagnostic catheterization
Surgical approaches to apical thoracic malignancies
Optimization of mediastinal staging in potential candidates for stereotactic radiosurgery of the chest
Discussion
Segmentectomy for selected cT1N0M0 non–small cell lung cancer: A prospective study at a single institute
Computed tomography lymphography by transbronchial injection of iopamidol to identify sentinel nodes in preoperative patients with non–small cell lung cancer: A pilot study
Evolving surgical techniques for pulmonary endarterectomy according to the changing features of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension patients during 17-year single-center experience
Early thrombosis risk in patients with biologic valves in the aortic position
Risk of recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding after aortic valve replacement in patients with Heyde syndrome
Short- and long-term outcomes in patients undergoing valve surgery with end-stage renal failure receiving chronic hemodialysis
Avoiding sternotomy in repeat coronary artery bypass grafting: Feasibility, safety, and mid-term outcome of the transabdominal off-pump technique using the right gastroepiploic artery
Influence of surgical arch reconstruction methods on single ventricle workload in the Norwood procedure
Recent advancements of total aortic arch replacement
Long-term evaluation of biological versus mechanical prosthesis use at reoperative aortic valve replacement
Intermediate-term mortality and cardiac transplantation in infants with single-ventricle lesions: Risk factors and their interaction with shunt type
Prediction of left ventricular assist device implantation after repair of anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
Fifteen-year single-center experience with the Norwood operation for complex lesions with single-ventricle physiology compared with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Association of feeding modality with interstage mortality after single-ventricle palliation
Late remote ischemic preconditioning in children undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass: A randomized controlled trial
Pulmonary reperfusion injury after the unifocalization procedure for tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary atresia, and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries
Long-term outcomes of patients bridged to recovery versus patients bridged to transplantation
Effect of changes in postoperative spirometry on survival after lung transplantation
Effects of preoperative aspirin in coronary artery bypass grafting: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial
Reversible reduction of cardiac sympathetic innervation after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: An observational study using serial iodine 123–labeled meta-iodobenzyl-guanidine (MIBG) imaging
Results of interventional bronchoscopy in the management of postoperative tracheobronchial stenosis
Effect of hydroxyethyl starch on bleeding after cardiopulmonary bypass: A meta-analysis of randomized trials
Transapical beating heart cardioscopy technique for off-pump visualization of heart valves
Right ventricular papillary muscle approximation as a novel technique of valve repair for functional tricuspid regurgitation in an ex vivo porcine model
On-pump inhibition of es-ENT1 nucleoside transporter and adenosine deaminase during aortic crossclamping entraps intracellular adenosine and protects against reperfusion injury: Role of adenosine A1 receptor
Myocardial protection in beating heart cardiac surgery: I: Pre- or postconditioning with inhibition of es-ENT1 nucleoside transporter and adenosine deaminase attenuates post-MI reperfusion-mediated ventricular fibrillation and regional contractile dysfunction
miRNA-141 is a novel regulator of BMP-2–mediated calcification in aortic stenosis
Penetrating injury to the right side of the heart without hemodynamic compromise
A novel approach to the aneurysmal coronary artery fistula
Staged Kawashima operation with cavopulmonary connection
Endoventricular spiral plication for ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy
Delayed repair of right atrial isomerism with obstructed total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage by hybrid stent insertion between the left-sided atrium and pulmonary venous confluence
A new method to fenestrate the Fontan circulation
Late left Atrial Thrombosis of an Amplatzer patent foramen ovale occluder may be the result of Kounis hypersensitivity-associated syndrome
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Endobronchial ultrasound–guided mediastinal lymph node needle aspiration in non–small cell lung cancer: From theory to practice
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Benefits and risks of using clopidogrel before coronary artery bypass surgery: A role of platelet function assessment
Sutureless aortic valve replacement to prevent patient–prosthesis mismatch in the era of valve-in-valve implantation
Previous use of ascending-decending posterior pericardial bypass with valve-sparing aortic root replacement
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To be awake, or not to be awake, that is the question
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An important step toward ambulatory veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
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Concerning en masse lobectomy
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Will the real culprit of heterograft valve calcification please stand up?
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The cardiopulmonary bypass model in rats
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Some issues about the decision-making process for tricuspid valve repair
Annual Meeting Recap
2012 Heart Valve Summit: Medical, Surgical, and Interventional Decision Making
2012 Heart Failure Summit
Applications for Membership
AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung Cancer
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Notices
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection with anomalous connection of the superior vena cava to the left atrium
Cardiac extension of an intravascular leiomyomatosis 43 years after hysterectomy
Management of postdissection thoracoabdominal aneurysm after previous frozen elephant trunk procedure with the E-vita Open Plus stent-graft
A left atrial myxomalike rhabdomyosarcoma
Extra-anatomic pulmonary artery bypass for main pulmonary artery stenosis caused by neoplasm