Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Thomas H. Burford (1907-1977)
Isolation of persistent air leaks and placement of intrabronchial valves
Prioritizing quality improvement in pediatric cardiac surgery
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Contemporary outcomes of surgical ventricular septal defect closure
Arrhythmia surgery for atrial fibrillation associated with atrial septal defect: Right-sided maze versus biatrial maze
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Complete but not partial thymectomy in early infancy reduces T-cell–mediated immune response: Three-year tracing study after pediatric cardiac surgery
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Simulating hemodynamics of the Fontan Y-graft based on patient-specific in vivo connections
Unplanned reinterventions are associated with postoperative mortality in neonates with critical congenital heart disease
Intra/extracardiac fenestrated modification leads to lower incidence of arrhythmias after the Fontan operation
Surgical treatment of metachronous second primary lung cancer after complete resection of non–small cell lung cancer
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Treatment of stage I lung cancer in high-risk and inoperable patients: Comparison of prospective clinical trials using stereotactic body radiotherapy (RTOG 0236), sublobar resection (ACOSOG Z4032), and radiofrequency ablation (ACOSOG Z4033)
The best that surgery has to offer
Lung cancer lymph node micrometastasis detection using real-time polymerase chain reaction: Correlation with vascular endothelial growth factor expression
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Positron emission tomography combined with diagnostic chest computed tomography enhances detection of regional recurrence after stereotactic body radiation therapy for early stage non–small cell lung cancer
“Corkscrew stenosis”: Defining and preventing a complication of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy
A clinical prediction rule for perioperative mortality and major morbidity after laparoscopic giant paraesophageal hernia repair
Surgical and neurologic outcomes after robotic thymectomy in 100 consecutive patients with myasthenia gravis
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Niche for a technology or technology for a niche?
Drug-eluting stents versus coronary artery bypass graft surgery in left main coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis of early outcomes from randomized and nonrandomized studies
Minimally invasive approach provides at least equivalent results for surgical correction of mitral regurgitation: A propensity-matched comparison
Elective femoro-femoral cardiopulmonary bypass during transcatheter aortic valve implantation: A useful tool
Hemi–aortic arch debranching for hybrid aortic arch repair by sequential transposition of the left common carotid and subclavian arteries
Clinical efficacy of intermittent pressure augmented–retrograde cerebral perfusion
Causes and management of aortic valve regurgitation after aortic valve reimplantation
Gaming in risk-adjusted mortality rates: Effect of misclassification of risk factors in the benchmarking of cardiac surgery risk-adjusted mortality rates
Comprehensive surgical approach to treat atrial fibrillation in patients with variant pulmonary venous anatomy
Blood product conservation is associated with improved outcomes and reduced costs after cardiac surgery
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The influence of preoperative serum anticholinergic activity and other risk factors for the development of postoperative cognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery
Adenosine instead of supranormal potassium in cardioplegia: It is safe, efficient, and reduces the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation. A randomized clinical trial
Inspiratory muscle training for diaphragm dysfunction after cardiac surgery
Optimized ventricular restraint therapy: Adjustable restraint is superior to standard restraint in an ovine model of ischemic cardiomyopathy
Prediction of the critical thermal zone during pulmonary cryoablation on computed tomography from correlated experimental and clinical findings
Immunohistochemical studies of pulmonary large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma: A possible association between staining patterns with neuroendocrine markers and tumor response to chemotherapy
Healing process after total cricoidectomy and laryngotracheal reconstruction: Endoscopic and histologic evaluation in a canine model
Inhibiting CXCL12 blocks fibrocyte migration and differentiation and attenuates bronchiolitis obliterans in a murine heterotopic tracheal transplant model
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to pulmonary transplantation
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Primary graft dysfunction does not lead to increased cardiac allograft vasculopathy in surviving patients
Have you seen an atrium bigger than this?
Bilateral pulmonary arterial banding for complex transposition of the great arteries
Hybrid approach to HeartMate II left ventricular assist device exchange
Surgical treatment for secondary pneumothorax in patients aged more than 80 years
A simple technique of commissural reconstruction in aortic valve–sparing surgery
Lateral caval flap repair of adult sinus venosus atrial septal defect: A natural novel approach
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Endoscopic and ultrasonographic biopsy of para-aortic mediastinal lymph nodes: A word of caution
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Cardiac cycle efficiency during counterpulsation
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Guided or nonguided endocardectomy during surgical ventricular reconstruction?
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Paradoxical stitches aim to discipline the anterior leaflet to avoid postplasty systolic anterior motion
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More information about the pattern of lymphatic spread could improve the effectiveness of surgery for esophageal cancer
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Methylene blue, serotonergic syndrome, and heart transplant
Methylene blue in patients with severe pulmonary hypertension
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Early rupture of an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene neochord after complex mitral valve repair: An electron microscopic analysis
Peripheral venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation improves survival in myocardial infarction with cardiogenic shock
Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage complicated with hepatic hydrothorax
Sapien XT implantation under direct vision as a bail-out procedure in case of hostile aortic root: A reasonable alternative for stentless bioprosthesis reoperation