Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Frank S. Dolley (1884-1961)
Pedicled versus in situ internal thoracic artery: A petition for consistency in communication
Current era minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: Techniques and practice
The characteristics of good thoracic surgical training
Simulation in cardiothoracic surgical training: Where do we stand?
One-year follow-up period after transumbilical thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis: Outcomes and consequences
Discussion
Minimal-dose computed tomography is superior to chest x-ray for the follow-up and treatment of patients with resected lung cancer
Discussion
Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced thymic tumors: A phase II, multi-institutional clinical trial
Discussion
Invasive mechanical ventilation in patients with fibrosing interstitial pneumonia
Tumor invasiveness as defined by the newly proposed IASLC/ATS/ERS classification has prognostic significance for pathologic stage IA lung adenocarcinoma and can be predicted by radiologic parameters
Unilateral versus bilateral antegrade cerebral protection during circulatory arrest in aortic surgery: A meta-analysis of 5100 patients
A prospective study of growth and rupture risk of small-to-moderate size ascending aortic aneurysms
Discussion
Arterial grafts balance survival between incomplete and complete revascularization: A series of 1000 consecutive coronary artery bypass graft patients with 98% arterial grafts
Discussion
The Ross procedure: Outcomes at 20 years
Discussion
Off-pump transapical implantation of artificial chordae to correct mitral regurgitation: Early results of a single-center experience
Discussion
Expanding relevance of aortic valve repair—is earlier operation indicated?
Discussion
Understanding variability in hospital-specific costs of coronary artery bypass grafting represents an opportunity for standardizing care and improving resource use
Discussion
Mechanical versus bioprosthetic mitral valve replacement in patients <65 years old
Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement in moderate risk patients: Implications for determination of equipoise in the transcatheter era
Discussion
The second best arterial graft: A propensity analysis of the radial artery versus the free right internal thoracic artery to bypass the circumflex coronary artery
Discussion
Parameters for successful nonoperative management of traumatic aortic injury
Discussion
Repair of retrograde ascending dissection after descending stent grafting
Reoperative aortic valve replacement in the octogenarians—minimally invasive technique in the era of transcatheter valve replacement
Preoperative percutaneous coronary intervention in patients undergoing open thoracoabdominal and descending thoracic aneurysm repair
Discussion
Incidence and progression of mild aortic regurgitation after Tirone David reimplantation valve-sparing aortic root replacement
Discussion
Early clinical and angiographic outcomes after robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass surgery
Frailty and risk in proximal aortic surgery
Implantable physiologic controller for left ventricular assist devices with telemetry capability
Discussion
Results of the minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting angiographic patency study
Discussion
Pushing the limits—further evolutions of transcatheter valve procedures in the mitral position, including valve-in-valve, valve-in-ring, and valve-in-native-ring
Endovascular coil embolization of segmental arteries prevents paraplegia after subsequent thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair: An experimental model
Discussion
Three hundred robotic-assisted mitral valve repairs: The Cedars-Sinai experience
Should surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation be performed in patients with a significantly enlarged left atrium?
Complete thoracoscopic ablation of the left atrium via the left chest for treatment of lone atrial fibrillation
Echocardiographic evaluation of mitral durability following valve repair in rheumatic mitral valve disease: Impact of Maze procedure
Impact of antimicrobial therapy on prognosis of patients requiring valve surgery during active infective endocarditis
Clinical validation of coronary artery flow through an intracoronary shunt during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Long-term follow-up after aortic valve replacement with Edwards Prima Plus stentless bioprostheses in patients younger than 60 years of age
Long-term patient and allograft outcomes of renal transplant recipients undergoing cardiac surgery
Long-term prognosis of ascending aortic aneurysm after aortic valve replacement for bicuspid versus tricuspid aortic valve stenosis
Outcomes of extracorporeal life support for low cardiac output syndrome after major cardiac surgery
Outcomes of contemporary emergency open surgery for type A acute aortic dissection in elderly patients
Systemic effects of carbon dioxide insufflation technique for de-airing in left-sided cardiac surgery
A total of 404 cases of aortic valve reconstruction with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium
Optimal treatment strategy for type A acute aortic dissection with intramural hematoma
Assessment of functional tricuspid regurgitation using 320-detector-row multislice computed tomography: Risk factor analysis for recurrent regurgitation after tricuspid annuloplasty
Simple interrupted suturing increases valve performance after aortic valve replacement with a small supra-annular bioprosthesis
Prognostic value of sustained elevated C-reactive protein levels in patients with acute aortic intramural hematoma
Thoracic aortic surgery: An overview of 40 years clinical practice
Durability of central aortic valve closure in patients with continuous flow left ventricular assist devices
Outcomes of surgery in the treatment of isolated nonnative mitral valve infective endocarditis
Should less-invasive aortic valve replacement be avoided in patients with pulmonary dysfunction?
Ventricular hypertrophy and left atrial dilatation persist and are associated with reduced survival after valve replacement for aortic stenosis
Early single-center experience in sutureless aortic valve implantation in 120 patients
Interference of propofol with signal transducer and activator of transcription 5 activation and cardioprotection by remote ischemic preconditioning during coronary artery bypass grafting
The Ross procedure in patients aged less than 18 years: The midterm results
Technical Performance Scores are strongly associated with early mortality, postoperative adverse events, and intensive care unit length of stay—analysis of consecutive discharges for 2 years
Discussion
Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus ductal stenting for palliation of cardiac lesions with inadequate pulmonary blood flow
Discussion
Left thoracoscopic sympathectomy for cardiac denervation in patients with life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias
Discussion
Management of tricuspid regurgitation in congenital heart disease: Is survival better with valve repair?
Discussion
Paracorporeal lung assist devices as a bridge to recovery or lung transplantation in neonates and young children
Discussion
A composite outcome for neonatal cardiac surgery research
Residual lesions in postoperative pediatric cardiac surgery patients receiving extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support
The effect of preoperative nutritional status on postoperative outcomes in children undergoing surgery for congenital heart defects in San Francisco (UCSF) and Guatemala City (UNICAR)
Long-term follow-up evaluation of renal function in patients treated with peritoneal dialysis after cardiac surgery for correction of congenital anomalies
Combined heart-kidney transplant improves post-transplant survival compared with isolated heart transplant in recipients with reduced glomerular filtration rate: Analysis of 593 combined heart-kidney transplants from the United Network Organ Sharing Database
Risk factors for mortality or delisting of patients from the pediatric heart transplant waiting list
Analgesia in patients undergoing thoracotomy: Epidural versus paravertebral technique. A randomized, double-blind, prospective study
Discussion
Dexamethasone levels predict cortisol response after infant cardiopulmonary bypass
Discussion
Duration and magnitude of blood pressure below cerebral autoregulation threshold during cardiopulmonary bypass is associated with major morbidity and operative mortality
The influence of preoperative weight loss on the postoperative course after esophageal cancer resection
Minimally invasive papillary muscle sling placement during mitral valve repair in patients with functional mitral regurgitation
Dexmedetomidine, an α-2a adrenergic agonist, promotes ischemic tolerance in a murine model of spinal cord ischemia-reperfusion
Discussion
Targeting of the Hedgehog signal transduction pathway suppresses survival of malignant pleural mesothelioma cells in vitro
Discussion
Vascularity of human atrioventricular valves: A myth or fact?
A case of subaortic stenosis
Simultaneous relief of acute visceral and limb ischemia in complicated type B aortic dissection by axillobifemoral bypass
Transaortic repair for the moderate functional mitral regurgitation
An alternative technique for surgical repair of pulmonary dissection
A simplified technique for pulmonary autograft stabilization with the Valsalva prosthesis
Two-stage hybrid repair for a Kommerell diverticulum in a right-sided aortic arch associated with multivessel coronary disease and atrial septal defect
Ross operation after failed valve-sparing reimplantation: Pulmonary autograft inclusion into the previously implanted Valsalva graft
Right ventricular local longitudinal curvature as a marker and predictor for pulmonary valve replacement surgery outcome: An initial study based on preoperative and postoperative cardiac magnetic resonance data from patients with repaired tetralogy of Fallot
Sequela-free long-term survival of a 65-year-old woman after 8 hours and 40 minutes of cardiac arrest from deep accidental hypothermia
Transient right ventricular dysfunction caused by retractor during lower hemisternotomy mitral valve repair in a patient with pectus excavatum
Delayed esophageal diverticulum formation after stent-based treatment of perforation
Acute inferior wall myocardial infarction secondary to ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm in a 22-year-old man
Early structural valve deterioration of the Trifecta aortic valve biological prosthesis: A word of caution
STERNAL CLOSURE TECHNIQUE FOR BILATERAL TRANSVERSE THORACOSTERNOTOMY AFTER BILATERAL SEQUENTIAL LUNG TRANSPLANTATION
EFFECT OF PREOPERATIVE RENAL FUNCTION ON LONGTERM SURVIVAL AFTER CARDIAC SURGERY
WHICH PATIENTS WILL BENEFIT MORE FROM OFF-PUMP CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING?
B-TYPE NATRIURETIC PEPTIDE IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING PEDIATRIC CARDIAC SURGERY: JUST A MARKER OF DISEASE SEVERITY STRONGLY RELATED TO AGE OR MUCH MORE?
TAVI WITHOUT SURGICAL STANDBY: IS HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF? AWORD OF CAUTION
FREESTYLE XENOGRAFT FOR AORTIC VALVE ENDOCARDITIS
FREESTYLE XENOGRAFT FOR AORTIC VALVE ENDOCARDITIS
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