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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Henry T. Bahnson (1920-2003)
Cumulative team experience matters more than individual surgeon experience in cardiac surgery
Excellent short- and long-term outcomes after concomitant aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass grafting performed by surgeons in training
Quantitative evaluation of change in coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement
Discussion
Hybrid proximal surgery plus adjunctive retrograde endovascular repair in acute DeBakey type I dissection: Superior outcomes to conventional surgical repair
Discussion
Right atrial lesions do not improve the efficacy of a complete left atrial lesion set in the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation, but they do increase procedural morbidity
Discussion
Evolving trends of reoperative coronary artery bypass grafting: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database
Nationwide outcomes of surgical embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolism
Quality of life and survival of septuagenarians and octogenarians after repair of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Clinical presentation, management, and short-term outcome of patients with type A acute dissection complicated by mesenteric malperfusion: Observations from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection
Patient–prosthesis mismatch after transapical aortic valve implantation: Incidence and impact on survival
A prospective “oversizing” strategy of the Edwards SAPIEN bioprosthesis: Results and impact on aortic regurgitation
Aortic root numeric model: Annulus diameter prediction of effective height and coaptation in post–aortic valve repair
Long-term impact of radial artery harvest on forearm function and symptoms: A comparison with leg vein
Clinical event rates with the On-X bileaflet mechanical heart valve: A multicenter experience with follow-up to 12 years
Dynamic annuloplasty for mitral regurgitation
The fate of the neoaortic valve and root after the modified Ross–Konno procedure
Discussion
Predictive value of perioperative near-infrared spectroscopy for neurodevelopmental outcomes after cardiac surgery in infancy
Discussion
Tricuspid valve repair improves early right ventricular and tricuspid valve remodeling in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Is additional pulsatile pulmonary blood flow beneficial to patients with bidirectional Glenn?
Late outcome of repair of congenital coronary artery fistulas—a word of caution
Long-term results of a strategy of aortic valve repair in the pediatric population
Discussion
Increased extracorporeal membrane oxygenation center case volume is associated with improved extracorporeal membrane oxygenation survival among pediatric patients
Surgical reconstruction of peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis in Williams and Alagille syndromes
Quality of life 4 years after complex heart surgery in infancy
Computational fluid dynamic simulations for determination of ventricular workload in aortic arch obstructions
Intraoperative hyperthermic chemotherapy perfusion for malignant pleural mesothelioma: An in vitro evaluation
Gene expression profiles in esophageal adenocarcinoma predict survival after resection
Discussion
Impact of T status and N status on perioperative outcomes after thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer
Discussion
Growth-associated hyperphosphatemia in young recipients accelerates aortic allograft calcification in a rat model
Dasatinib, a small molecule inhibitor of the Src kinase, reduces the growth and activates apoptosis in pre-neoplastic Barrett's esophagus cell lines: Evidence for a noninvasive treatment of high-grade dysplasia
Endothelin and vasopressin influence splanchnic blood flow distribution during and after cardiopulmonary bypass
The RECOVER I: A multicenter prospective study of Impella 5.0/LD for postcardiotomy circulatory support
Heart transplant graft survival is improved after a reduction in panel reactive antibody activity
Discussion
Orthotopic heart transplant versus left ventricular assist device: A national comparison of cost and survival
Discussion
Postcardiac transplant survival in the current era in patients receiving continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices
Routine left atrial appendage ligation during cardiac surgery may prevent postoperative atrial fibrillation–related cerebrovascular accident
Discussion
Relevance of the Surgical Care Improvement Project on glycemic control in patients undergoing cardiac surgery who receive continuous insulin infusions
Discussion
Sutureless repair for postinfarction cardiac rupture: A simple approach with a tissue-adhering patch
Hybrid coronary artery bypass grafting and transaortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Intraoperative transesophageal echocardiographic guidance for robotically assisted coronary sinus atrial septal defect repair
Pectus excavatum repair improves respiratory pump efficacy and cardiovascular function at exercise
Impact of methodology and assumptions in a cost-effectiveness analysis on transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Reply to the Editor
Safety of aprotinin in adult cardiac surgery: Revisiting the validity of a mixed-treatment comparison meta-analysis
Reply to the Editor
Importance of standardization of surgical techniques in analyzing neurologic outcomes
Reply to the Editor
Should iatrogenic type A aortic dissection in patients with previous cardiac surgery be managed conservatively?
Reply to the Editor
Remote ischemic preconditioning in children with cyanotic heart disease: Lost in translation?
Reply to the Editor
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Clinical evidence versus clinical practice
Is reconstruction of the left anterior descending artery with saphenous vein patching equal to onlay patch reconstruction using the left internal thoracic artery?
Is a “narrow aorta–mitral angle and associated factors” associated with development of systolic anterior motion?
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AATS 93rd Annual Meeting
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Transapical implantation of an Edwards Sapien valve into a failed prosthetic mitral valve 3 years after a transapical aortic valve implantation
Total artificial heart for patients with allograft failure
HeartWare ventricular assist device placement in a patient with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
The role of the total artificial heart in the treatment of post–myocardial infarction ventricular septal defect
Left ventricular vegetations: A rare manifestation of Libman-Sacks endocarditis