Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Edward M. Kent (1908-1970)
An issue of accountability
Who will determine the educational needs of our trainees?
2012 ACCF/AATS/SCAI/STS expert consensus document on transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Executive summary
Implications and management of anemia in cardiac surgery: Current state of knowledge
Fast-track extubation after modified Fontan procedure
A method of transcutaneously adjustable pulmonary artery banding for staged left ventricular retraining
Predictors for use of temporary epicardial pacing wires after pediatric cardiac surgery
Experimental and numeric investigation of Impella pumps as cavopulmonary assistance for a failing Fontan
Improving and standardizing capture of pediatric cardiac surgical complications
Risk factors for neurodevelopmental impairments in school-age children after cardiac surgery with full-flow cardiopulmonary bypass
Long-term mechanical circulatory support (destination therapy): On track to compete with heart transplantation?
Discussion
Long-term comparison of thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) to open surgery for the treatment of thoracic aortic aneurysms
Discussion
Nationwide trends and regional/hospital variations in open versus endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Influence of operative strategy for the aortic arch in DeBakey type I aortic dissection: Analysis of the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A
Effect of anterior strut chordal transection on the force distribution on the marginal chordae of the mitral valve
Staged percutaneous coronary intervention and minimally invasive valve surgery: Results of a hybrid approach to concomitant coronary and valvular disease
Magnetic resonance imaging versus echocardiography to ascertain the regression of left ventricular hypertrophy after bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement: Results of the REST study
Carbon dioxide insufflation in open-chamber cardiac surgery: A double-blind, randomized clinical trial of neurocognitive effects
Nadir hematocrit during cardiopulmonary bypass: End-organ dysfunction and mortality
Use of modified ultrafiltration in adults undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting is associated with inflammatory modulation and less postoperative blood loss: A randomized and controlled study
Early readmission for congestive heart failure predicts late mortality after cardiac surgery
Comparing microvascular alterations during minimal extracorporeal circulation and conventional cardiopulmonary bypass in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A prospective, randomized study
Dysregulated gene expression of extracellular matrix and adhesion molecules in saphenous vein conduits of hemodialysis patients
Endothelial preservation of the minimally manipulated saphenous vein composite graft: Histologic and immunohistochemical study
Endothelial nitric oxide synthase enhancer for protection of endothelial function from asymmetric dimethylarginine–induced injury in human internal thoracic artery
Uniquely shaped cardiovascular stents enhance the pressure generation of intravascular blood pumps
Outcome of living-donor lobar lung transplantation using a single donor
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to lung transplantation and recovery
Aortic valve repair by sinotubular junctional remodeling to eliminate aortic regurgitation in donor cardiac allograft
Surgical cryoablation for ventricular tachyarrhythmia in patients undergoing surgical ventricular restoration: Lessons learned from radiofrequency ablation
Cardiopulmonary bypass strategy with low-dose heparin and nafamostat mesilate in cardiac surgery: A safe option for patients with acute stroke
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation combined with conventional heart surgery: Hybrid approach for complex cardiac pathologic features
Warm beating heart with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest: A technique for an unclampable aorta with aortic valve regurgitation
Percutaneous device closure of a pseudoaneurysm arising from the junction of the innominate artery and the aorta
Patients with cancer and central pulmonary emboli treated surgically
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The parachute technique for anterior leaflet prolapse
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The effect of innominate cannulation on cerebral perfusion
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Alcohol and adhesions
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Atrioventricular valve competence and ventricular growth in biventricular repair of unbalanced atrioventricular canal
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Will local use of antibiotics be essential?
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Interleukin-6 and -10 as master predictive mediators of the postcardiopulmonary bypass inflammatory response
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Invasive adenocarcinoma with bronchoalveolar features: A population-based evaluation of the extent of resection in bronchoalveolar cell carcinoma
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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
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Notices
Applications for Membership
2012 ACCF/AATS/SCAI/STS expert consensus document on transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Combined surgical and ablative cure for localized sternal compression–induced cardiomyopathy and ventricular tachyarrhythmia
Left main coronary artery atresia with tetralogy of Fallot: A novel association
Simultaneous transapical transcatheter aortic and mitral valve replacement in a high-risk patient with a previous mitral bioprosthesis
Massive spontaneous hemorrhage in giant type 1 neurofibromatosis in soft tissue of chest wall
True aneurysm of anterior mitral leaflet—A rare entity
Nonintubated thoracoscopic surgery for pulmonary lesions in both lungs
Acute ascending aortic dissection during transaortic balloon-expandable aortic valve implantation
Third International Biennial Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Summit
Lung cancer screening trials: The United States and beyond
Lung cancer screening trials: Denmark and beyond
Endobronchial ultrasonography (EBUS)—Its role in staging of non–small cell lung cancer and who should do it?
Is VAMLA/TEMLA the new standard of preresection staging of non–small cell lung cancer?
The surgeon's role in molecular biology
Video-assisted thoracoscopic trisegmentectomy and left upper lobectomy provide equivalent survivals for stage IA and IB lung cancer
One-port (uniportal) video-assisted thoracic surgical resections—A clear advance
Video-assisted thoracoscopic mediastinal lymph node dissection
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z4099/Radiation Therapy Oncology Group 1021: A randomized study of sublobar resection compared with stereotactic body radiotherapy for high-risk stage I non–small cell lung cancer
Adjuvant chemotherapy for surgically resected non–small cell lung cancer
Simulation for technical skills
Use of energy-based coagulative fusion technology and lung sealants during anatomic lung resection
Thoracoscopic maneuvers for chest wall resection and reconstruction
Tracheobronchoplasty for the treatment of tracheobronchomalacia
Minimally invasive Ivor Lewis esophagectomy
Three-field minimally invasive esophagectomy: Current results and technique
Giant paraesophageal hernia repair: Technical pearls
Redo laparoscopic repair of benign esophageal disease
Endoscopic management of gastroesophageal reflux disease: A review
Developing intrathoracic sentinel lymph node mapping with near-infrared fluorescent imaging in non–small cell lung cancer