Editor's review and looking forward
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: John W. Strieder (1901-1993)
Statement on matching language to the type of evidence used in describing outcomes data
Updated standardized endpoint definitions for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: The Valve Academic Research Consortium-2 consensus document*
Cardiac transplant or rotary blood pump: Contemporary evidence
The engineer and the clinician: Understanding the work output and troubleshooting of the HeartMate II rotary flow pump
Are surgeons ethically obligated to treat Medicare patients despite substantial reductions in reimbursement? Introduction
POINT: Are surgeons ethically obligated to treat Medicare patients despite substantial reductions in reimbursement?
COUNTERPOINT: Are surgeons ethically obligated to treat Medicare patients despite substantial reductions in reimbursement?
The birth of the elephant trunk technique
Teaching behaviors in the cardiac surgery simulation environment
Assessment of a mitral valve replacement skills trainer: A simplified, low-cost approach
Pulmonary resections performed at hospitals with thoracic surgery residency programs have superior outcomes
A comparison of quality and cost indicators by surgical specialty for lobectomy of the lung
Patterns of recurrence and second primary lung cancer in early-stage lung cancer survivors followed with routine computed tomography surveillance
Resection and heated pleural chemoperfusion in patients with thymic epithelial malignant disease and pleural spread: A single-institution experience
Technical aspects and early results of robotic esophagectomy with chest anastomosis
The role of hepatic metastases and pulmonary tumor burden in predicting survival after complete pulmonary resection for colorectal cancer
Early outcome of folding mitral valve repair technique without resection for mitral valve prolapse in 60 patients
One-year outcomes of the Surgical Treatment of Aortic Stenosis With a Next Generation Surgical Aortic Valve (TRITON) trial: A prospective multicenter study of rapid-deployment aortic valve replacement with the EDWARDS INTUITY Valve System
David valve-sparing aortic root replacement: Equivalent mid-term outcome for different valve types with or without connective tissue disorder
Mitral valve repair or replacement for ischemic mitral regurgitation? The Italian Study on the Treatment of Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation (ISTIMIR)
Should all moderate coronary lesions be grafted during primary coronary bypass surgery? An analysis of progression of native vessel disease during a randomized trial of conduits
Contemporary patterns of surgery and outcomes for aortic coarctation: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database
Midterm results after endovascular treatment of acute, complicated type B aortic dissection: The Talent Thoracic Registry
Effects of institutional volumes on operative outcomes for aortic root replacement in North America
Asymmetric septal hypertrophy in patients with severe aortic stenosis: The usefulness of associated septal myectomy
Outcomes of interrupted aortic arch repair using the carotid artery turndown procedure
Fontan fenestration closure and event-free survival
The impact of temperature and pump flow rate during selective cerebral perfusion on regional blood flow in piglets
Early postoperative changes in cerebral oxygen metabolism following neonatal cardiac surgery: Effects of surgical duration
Bilateral pulmonary artery banding for resuscitation in high-risk, single-ventricle neonates and infants: A single-center experience
Effect of cytokine hemoadsorption on brain death–induced ventricular dysfunction in a porcine model
Physician assistant home visit program to reduce hospital readmissions
Putting the record straight on aprotinin as safe and effective: Results from a mixed treatment meta-analysis of trials of aprotinin
Facts, opinions, and conclusions: Aprotinin brings out all of these
Coronary artery bypass grafting after aprotinin: Are we doing better?
Performance evaluation of a pediatric viscous impeller pump for Fontan cavopulmonary assist
Metformin alters the insulin signaling pathway in ischemic cardiac tissue in a swine model of metabolic syndrome
Differential membrane type 1 matrix metalloproteinase substrate processing with ischemia–reperfusion: Relationship to interstitial microRNA dynamics and myocardial function
Mathematically engineered stromal cell–derived factor-1α stem cell cytokine analog enhances mechanical properties of infarcted myocardium
Using contracting band to improve right ventricle ejection fraction for patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot: A modeling study using patient-specific CMR-based 2-layer anisotropic models of human right and left ventricles
Recurrent empyema secondary to persistent spinal compression of the left main bronchus
A simplified technique for pulmonary artery aneurysm repair in a lung transplant recipient with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction
Endoscopic tunneling of HeartMate II left ventricular assist device driveline
Left-sided robotic thoracic duct clipping for chylothorax
Recurrent catamenial hemopneumothorax treated by coverage with polyglycolic acid sheets
Aortic root numeric model: Correlation between intraoperative effective height and diastolic coaptation
Current results of open total arch replacement versus hybrid thoracic endovascular aortic repair for aortic arch aneurysm: A meta-analysis of comparative studies
False traumatic aneurysm of the aortic arch. Retrograde cerebral perfusion obliged. A case report
Perigraft seroma mimicking cardiac tamponade after implantation of Berlin Heart EXCOR device in an infant
Management of secondary aortoesophageal fistula without graft extraction
Acute left ventricular failure after bilateral lung transplantation for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
Esophageal complications of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: A case report
Aortic root thrombosis after transhiatal esophagectomy: A case report
Subcostal to rib-cross incision for HeartMate II explantation: A case report
Screening with low-dose computed tomography: Response to The American Association of Thoracic Surgery guidelines
Reply to the Editor
Correction of faulty assumptions in cost-effectiveness analysis
Does albumin interfere with coagulation-related outcomes when comparing colloids in cardiac surgery?
Reply to the Editor
Aortic arch interruption without ductus arteriosus and no ventricular septal defect
Recognition and management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in patients after cardiac surgery
Association of catheterization with acute kidney injury in the cardiac surgical patient
Reply to the Editor
Extensive left anterior descending artery endarterectomy and reconstruction
Reply to the Editor
Can both A2 and P2 scallop prolapses in barlow disease be repaired sufficiently with edge-to-edge sutures?
Reply to the Editor
Concerning early and late results of training in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
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