Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: John Gordon Scannell (1914–2002)
Aprotinin revisited
Research incentive program for clinical surgical faculty associated with increases in research productivity
Sutureless aortic valve replacement as an alternative treatment for patients belonging to the “gray zone” between transcatheter aortic valve implantation and conventional surgery: A propensity-matched, multicenter analysis
Discussion
Very long-term results (up to 17 years) with the double-orifice mitral valve repair combined with ring annuloplasty for degenerative mitral regurgitation
Discussion
A randomized comparison of the Saphenous Vein Versus Right Internal Thoracic Artery as a Y-Composite Graft (SAVE RITA) trial: Early results
Discussion
The “no-dissection” technique is safe for reoperative aortic valve replacement with a patent left internal thoracic artery graft
Discussion
Selective antegrade cerebral perfusion and mild (28°C-30°C) systemic hypothermic circulatory arrest for aortic arch replacement: Results from 1002 patients
Discussion
Surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation trends and outcomes in North America
Robotic total endoscopic double-vessel coronary artery bypass grafting—state of procedure development
Pulmonary hypertension is associated with worse early and late outcomes after aortic valve replacement: Implications for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Ten-year comparison of pericardial tissue valves versus mechanical prostheses for aortic valve replacement in patients younger than 60 years of age
Aortic valve replacement in neonates and infants: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database
Discussion
Size of the right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit impacts mid-term outcome after the Norwood procedure in patients weighing less than 3 kg
Surgical technical performance scores are predictors of late mortality and unplanned reinterventions in infants after cardiac surgery
Discussion
Unloading of right ventricle by bidirectional superior cavopulmonary anastomosis in hypoplastic left heart syndrome patients promotes remodeling of systemic right ventricle but does not improve tricuspid regurgitation
Discussion
Twenty-four-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring detects a high prevalence of hypertension late after coarctation repair in patients with hypoplastic arches
Discussion
Congenital heart surgeon's technical proficiency affects neonatal hospital survival
Robot-aided thoracoscopic thymectomy for early-stage thymoma: A multicenter European study
Discussion
Lung transplantation in patients 70 years old or older: Have outcomes changed after implementation of the lung allocation score?
Survival and quality of life at least 1 year after pneumonectomy
Discussion
Omental reinforcement of the thoracic esophagogastric anastomosis: An analysis of leak and reintervention rates in patients undergoing planned and salvage esophagectomy
Discussion
Differences in reported esophageal cancer resection outcomes between national clinical and administrative databases
Discussion
Thoracoscopic localization of intraparenchymal pulmonary nodules using direct intracavitary thoracoscopic ultrasonography prevents conversion of VATS procedures to thoracotomy in selected patients
Discussion
In vitro and in vivo therapeutic efficacy of CXCR4 antagonist BKT140 against human non–small cell lung cancer
Discussion
Mechanical preconditioning enables electrophysiologic coupling of skeletal myoblast cells to myocardium
Discussion
Knockdown of secretory phospholipase A2 IIa reduces lung cancer growth in vitro and in vivo
Discussion
Identification and characterization of stemlike cells in human esophageal adenocarcinoma and normal epithelial cell lines
Discussion
Experience with the first 50 ex vivo lung perfusions in clinical transplantation
Discussion
Ex vivo rehabilitation of non–heart-beating donor lungs in preclinical porcine model: Delayed perfusion results in superior lung function
Discussion
Utility of concomitant tricuspid valve procedures for patients undergoing implantation of a continuous-flow left ventricular device
Transplantation of initially rejected donor lungs after ex vivo lung perfusion
Amiodarone versus lidocaine and placebo for the prevention of ventricular fibrillation after aortic crossclamping: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
Gentamicin collagen sponges for the prevention of sternal wound infection: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Feasibility of landiolol and bisoprolol for prevention of atrial fibrillation after coronary artery bypass grafting: A pilot study
Brain natriuretic peptide and risk of atrial fibrillation after thoracic surgery
Six years after repair of a giant ascending aortic aneurysm
Single-port sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis with Vasoview Hemopro 2 endoscopic vein harvesting device
Posterior pulmonary artery bifurcation side-to-side arterioplasty for branch pulmonary artery stenosis
Right ventricle–pulmonary artery conduit with intake port in the Norwood procedure
Papillary heads “optimization” in repairing functional mitral regurgitation
Sutureless technique for recurrent pulmonary vein stenosis after pericardial patchplasty in an adult
Two-stage surgical strategy for aortoesophageal fistula: Emergent thoracic endovascular aortic repair followed by definitive open aortic and esophageal reconstruction
Aortic root and valve surgery after arterial switch operation
Demonstration of persistent tumor cells 4 weeks after radiofrequency ablation of a pulmonary adenocarcinoma
The role of methylene blue in serotonin syndrome following cardiac transplantation: A case report and review of the literature
The reliability of lung function tests in a quadriplegic patient
Four-flap compound repair of thoracic hernia after sternum osteomyelitis and omentum flap
Coronary artery thromboembolism as a result of left ventricular sump aneurysm after congenital heart surgery
Delayed presentation of aortic laceration from seventh rib fracture: An uncommon complication
Cardiac transapical approach: A new solution for the treatment of complex thoracic aortic disease
Subcostal approach for replacement of failing circulatory pumps
EBUS-TBNA usage in diagnosing nodal metastases: A concern
The best surgical strategy in patients with left main stem disease
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Variable on treatment platelet reactivity in coronary artery bypass grafting patients suggests the need for perioperative platelet function testing
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Sarcoidosis—no business of the bronchoscopist
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Regarding “Vancouver simplified grading system with computed tomographic angiography for blunt aortic injury”
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