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AATS 2012: “To model excellence”
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Dwight C. McGoon (1925-1999)
The Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group experience
Ventricular restraint therapy for heart failure: A review, summary of state of the art, and future directions
Pattern of lymphatic spread in thoracic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: A single-institution experience
Discussion
Initial experience with a new technique of endoscopic and ultrasonographic access for biopsy of para-aortic (station 6) mediastinal lymph nodes without traversing the aorta
Discussion
The prognostic impact of microRNA sequence polymorphisms on the recurrence of patients with completely resected non–small cell lung cancer
A new classification of bronchial anastomosis after sleeve lobectomy
Reoperations on the pulmonary autograft and pulmonary homograft after the Ross procedure: An update on the German Dutch Ross Registry
Discussion
Sequential free right internal thoracic artery grafting for multivessel coronary artery bypass grafting
Prognostic value of myocardial fibrosis in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis
Contemporary results of open aortic arch surgery
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging in assessment of intracaval and intracardiac extension of renal cell carcinoma
Outcomes of less invasive J-incision approach to aortic valve surgery
Chronic performance of a novel radiofrequency ablation device on the beating heart: Limitations of conduction delay to assess transmurality
Open repair of chronic distal aortic dissection in the endovascular era: Implications for disease management
Use of bilateral internal thoracic artery during coronary artery bypass graft surgery in Canada: The bilateral internal thoracic artery survey
Introduction to the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial
Risk factors for hospital morbidity and mortality after the Norwood procedure: A report from the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial
Interstage mortality after the Norwood procedure: Results of the multicenter Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial
Cause, timing, and location of death in the Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial
Variation in perioperative care across centers for infants undergoing the Norwood procedure
GLUTAMICS—a randomized clinical trial on glutamate infusion in 861 patients undergoing surgery for acute coronary syndrome
When the timing is right: Antibiotic timing and infection after cardiac surgery
Triiodothyronine supplementation and cytokines during cardiopulmonary bypass in infants and children
Subtle differences in commercial heparins can have serious consequences for cardiopulmonary bypass patients: A randomized controlled trial
Intra-aortic balloon pump inserted through the subclavian artery: A minimally invasive approach to mechanical support in the ambulatory end-stage heart failure patient
Combined proximal stent grafting plus distal bare metal stenting for management of aortic dissection: Superior to standard endovascular repair?
Discussion
Reconstruction of pulmonary artery with porcine small intestinal submucosa in a lamb surgical model: Viability and growth potential
Discussion
Pulsatile control of rotary blood pumps: Does the modulation waveform matter?
Right aortic arch and an aberrant left subclavian artery arising from a Kommerell diverticulum complicated by acute aortic dissection
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement in children
Direct visualization of the aortic cusp from the left ventricle during aortic root reimplantation
Perfusion and repair technique in acute aortic dissection with cerebral malperfusion and damage of the innominate artery
Lateral caval flap repair of adult sinus venosus atrial septal defect: A natural novel approach
Advanced hybrid coronary revascularization with robotic totally endoscopic triple bypass surgery and left main percutaneous intervention
High incidence of upper-extremity deep vein thrombosis with dual-lumen venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Reply to the Editor
Is aggressive distal repair necessary in aortic dissection surgery?
The WTSA 2012 Annual Meeting in Review
AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Lung Cancer
Applications for Membership
Notices
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Bipolar radiofrequency ablation for left ventricular aneurysm–related ventricular arrhythmia
Percutaneous embolization of patent intercostal artery causing persistent type II endoleak and sac enlargement of thoracoabdominal aneurysm 2 years after hybrid repair
Surgical management after stent-graft failure during the frozen elephant trunk technique for acute type A aortic dissection
Long-term systemic right ventricular support in transposition and dextrocardia