An update from the Editor
Editorial Staff
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: David J. Dugan (1910-1998)
Late reoperations after repaired acute type A aortic dissection
A near 100% repair rate for mitral valve prolapse is achievable in a reference center: Implications for future guidelines
Structural deterioration of the cryopreserved mitral homograft valve
Long-term outcome after pulmonary endarterectomy for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension
Increased amount of atrial fibrosis in patients with atrial fibrillation secondary to mitral valve disease
Beating heart surgery via right thoracotomy for reoperative mitral valve surgery: A safe and effective operative alternative
Decreasing prevalence but increasing importance of left ventricular dysfunction and reoperative surgery in prediction of mortality in coronary artery bypass surgery: Trends over 18 years
Vancouver simplified grading system with computed tomographic angiography for blunt aortic injury
Risk factors and in-hospital mortality in Chinese patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: Analysis of a large multi-institutional Chinese database
Restricted cusp motion in right-left type of bicuspid aortic valves: A new risk marker for aortopathy
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging is more diagnostic than 2-dimensional echocardiography in determining the presence of bicuspid aortic valve
Therapeutic angiogenesis in patients with severe limb ischemia by transplantation of a combination stem cell product
Preliminary clinical experience with a bifurcated Y-graft Fontan procedure—A feasibility study
Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism is a risk factor for thoracic aortic aneurysm in patients with bicuspid or tricuspid aortic valves
Perioperative atrial tachycardia is associated with increased mortality in infants undergoing cardiac surgery
Mechanism of myocardial ischemia with an anomalous left coronary artery from the right sinus of Valsalva
Biventricular strategies for neonatal critical aortic stenosis: High mortality associated with early reintervention
Tracheobronchial reconstructions with bronchoplastic closure: An alternative method in treatment of bronchogenic carcinoma involving the carina or tracheobronchial angle
The pumpless extracorporeal lung membrane provides complete respiratory support during complex airway reconstructions without inducing cellular trauma or a coagulatory and inflammatory response
Modern surgical results of lung cancer involving neighboring structures: A retrospective analysis of 531 pT3 cases in a Japanese Lung Cancer Registry Study
The “growing teratoma syndrome” in primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumors: Criteria based on current practice
Surgery for oligometastatic non–small cell lung cancer: Long-term results from a single center experience
In vitro assessment of prosthesis type and pressure recovery characteristics: Doppler echocardiography overestimation of bileaflet mechanical and bioprosthetic aortic valve gradients
Matrix metalloproteinase 14 and 19 expression is associated with thoracic aortic aneurysms
Gene polymorphisms and cytokine plasma levels as predictive factors of complications after cardiopulmonary bypass
The relationship between plasma concentrations of ionized calcium and magnesium with cardiac energetics and systemic oxygen transport in neonates after the Norwood procedure
Reduction of sternal wound infections in diabetic patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery and using modified pedicle bilateral internal thoracic artery harvest technique
Effects of gender and ethnicity on outcomes after aortic valve replacement
Effects of a comprehensive blood-sparing approach using body weight–adjusted miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass circuits on transfusion requirements in pediatric cardiac surgery
Preoperative high-sensitivity C-reactive protein predicts depression in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: A single-center prospective observational study
Surgical treatment of residual systolic anterior motion after otherwise successful percutaneous transluminal septal myocardial ablation: A case report
Transapical double valve implantation plus percutaneous revascularization as a bailout for a high-risk patient
Treatment of large subglottic tracheal schwannoma with microdebrider bronchoscopy
A new technique for partial removal of the pulmonary artery in video-assisted thoracic surgical lobectomy
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with spontaneous breathing laryngeal mask anesthesia: Preliminary experience
Bicuspid aortic valve configuration and aortopathy pattern might represent different pathophysiologic substrates
Dose pulmonary wedge resection for lung cancer always provide worse survival result than segmentectomy?
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Wedge bronchoplastic lobectomy
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Can the success of transcatheter aortic valve implantation be increased?
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Expanding transcatheter aortic valve implantation to younger, lower-risk patients?
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2012 Heart Valve Summit: Medical, Surgical, and Interventional Decision Making
2012 Heart Failure Summit
AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung Cancer
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Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Valve with exchangeable biologic leaflets
Giant vein graft pseudoaneurysm with pulmonary hemorrhage
Simultaneous sternal reconstruction and tricuspid valve replacement in a patient with chronic osteomyelitis and absence of tricuspid valve
Conservative management and resolution of iatrogenic type A aortic dissection in a patient with previous cardiac surgery
Circumferential intimal tear in type A aortic dissection with intimo-intimal intussusception into left ventricle and left main coronary artery occlusion
Pulsatile biventricular assist device and an absent mitral valve
Management of an aortoesophageal fistula caused by Kirschner wire migration in a patient with arteria lusoria
Amplatzer device migration through the sternum: A rare complication of percutaneous treatment for an aortic pseudoaneurysm solved by 2 length-adjustable bovine pericardium conduits