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Clarification of the intent of ventricular assist devices before patient consent
pT2N0M0 esophageal squamous cell cancer: Location, grade, and statistics
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Herbert Sloan
Systematic review of outcomes of combined proximal stent grafting with distal bare stenting for management of aortic dissection
Should access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement be limited to high-volume surgical centers?
POINT: Access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement should be limited to high-volume surgical centers
COUNTERPOINT: Access to transcatheter aortic valve replacement should not be limited to high-volume surgical centers
It is time for certification in cardiothoracic critical care
Critical care: American Board of Thoracic Surgery update
THE GooseMan: A simulator for transhiatal esophagectomy
Tissue-based coronary surgery simulation: Medical student deliberate practice can achieve equivalency to senior surgery residents
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Fetal cardiac intervention: Improved results of fetal cardiac bypass in immature fetuses using the TinyPump device
Medical errors: The performance gap in hypoplastic left heart syndrome and physiologic equivalents?
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“ Errare humanum est, perseverare autem diabolicum ” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca, 4 bc to 45 ad
Late functional outcomes after repair of tetralogy of Fallot with atrioventricular septal defect: A double case-match control study
Pulmonary artery interventions after Norwood procedure: Does type or position of shunt predict need for intervention?
The natural and unnatural history of the systemic right ventricle in adult survivors
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Outcomes of the infant Ross procedure for congenital aortic stenosis followed into adolescence
Predictors of conversion to thoracotomy for video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: A retrospective analysis and the influence of computed tomography–based calcification assessment
Intramucosal esophageal adenocarcinoma: Primum non nocere
Sealing of pulmonary arteries with LigaSure: In vivo and ex vivo examinations
Patterns of recurrent and persistent intestinal metaplasia after successful radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus
Optimal technique for the removal of chest tubes after pulmonary resection
Stentless root bioprosthesis for repair of acute type A aortic dissection
Clinical impact of neurocognitive deficits after cardiac surgery
The natural history of moderate aortic stenosis in a veteran population
Transapical transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation: Clinical and hemodynamic outcomes beyond 2 years
Chordal replacement with polytetrafluoroethylene sutures for mitral valve repair: A 25-year experience
Bicuspid aortic valves undergo excessive strain during opening: A simulation study
Early and long-term outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with acute coronary syndrome versus stable angina pectoris
Clampless technique during coronary artery bypass grafting for proximal anastomoses in the hostile aorta
Does preoperative hyponatremia potentiate the effects of left ventricular dysfunction on mortality after cardiac surgery?
Diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome do not abolish, but might reduce, the cardioprotective effect of ischemic postconditioning
Risk factors for nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia after elective cardiac surgery
Antifibrinolytics attenuate inflammatory gene expression after cardiac surgery
Extracorporeal life support in patients with severe trauma: An advanced treatment strategy for refractory clinical settings
New ascending aortic aneurysm model in rats reproduces main structural features of degenerative ascending thoracic aortic aneurysms in human beings
Significance of force transfer in mitral valve–left ventricular interaction: In vivo assessment
Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonism inhibits vein graft remodeling in mice
Application of bronchoscopic argon plasma coagulation in the treatment of tumorous endobronchial tuberculosis: Historical controlled trial
Adenosine A1 receptor activation attenuates lung ischemia–reperfusion injury
Use of a low-resistance compliant thoracic artificial lung in the pulmonary artery to pulmonary artery configuration
Aortic arch aneurysm associated with coarctation and absence of the main branches of left subclavian artery
Giant thrombus in ascending aorta and aortic arch
A novel technique of antegrade transapical arch and thoracic aortic endovascular repair with a triple-barrel graft
Use of annulus washer after debridement: A new mitral valve replacement technique for patients with severe mitral annular calcification
Use of a polytetrafluoroethylene graft to prevent recurrence of saphenous vein graft aneurysm after coronary artery bypass grafting
Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic bronchial sleeve lobectomy: First report
The Senior Cardiovascular Surgical Society
Transfusions and morbidity after surgery of congenital heart disease: Pure statistics or time for a paradigm shift?
Transfusions and morbidity after surgery of congenital heart disease: Pure statistics or time for a paradigm shift?
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of aortic valve morphology
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for assessment of aortic valve morphology
Value of the tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion as a follow-up parameter in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Value of the tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion as a follow-up parameter in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Staged percutaneous coronary intervention and minimally invasive valve surgery: Results of a hybrid approach to concomitant coronary and valvular disease
Adenosine-procaine cardioplegia and adenosine-lidocaine cardioplegia: Two sides of the same coin?
Adenosine-procaine cardioplegia and adenosine-lidocaine cardioplegia: Two sides of the same coin?
Folding or plication technique in mitral valve repair: New or renamed?
Folding or plication technique in mitral valve repair: New or renamed?
Is gender-specific survival in patients undergoing radial artery grafting influenced by hormone levels?
Is gender-specific survival in patients undergoing radial artery grafting influenced by hormone levels?
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AATS Awards Applications
WTSA 39th Annual Meeting
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Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship
A life-threatening umbrella
Endobronchial ultrasonographically guided transbronchial needle aspiration in mediastinal abscesses
Dissected axillary artery cannulation in redo-total arch replacement surgery
Video-assisted left main bronchial carcinoma resection and secondary carinal reconstruction
Unique case of total artificial cardiac support in failed Fontan circulation after cardiectomy: Is continuous flow better than pulsatile flow?
Right video-assisted thoracoscopy thoracic duct ligation as treatment for a case of chyloptysis
Lung transplant in Jehovah's Witness patient
Acute bilateral pulmonary embolism and complete occlusion of the left internal carotid artery caused by paradoxical embolus through a persistent foramen ovale in a 32-year-old woman
Ventricular assist device abdominal driveline infection: Treatment with platelet-rich plasma
Nonvalvular right atrial papillary fibroelastoma
Surgical ablation of typical atrial flutter refractory to catheter ablation
Hemoconcentration in ex vivo lung perfusion: A case report of a novel technique used in clinical lung transplantation