Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Michael E. DeBakey (1908-2008)
The trachea: The first tissue-engineered organ?
Infective endocarditis: Perioperative management and surgical principles
Infective endocarditis: An atlas of disease progression for describing, staging, coding, and understanding the pathology
Competence versus mastery: The time course for developing proficiency in video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy
The way we talk is the way we teach
Satisfaction and compensatory hyperhidrosis rates 5 years and longer after video-assisted thoracoscopic sympathotomy for hyperhidrosis
Differential prognostic significance of extralobar and intralobar nodal metastases in patients with surgically resected stage II non–small cell lung cancer
Relationship between margin distance and local recurrence among patients undergoing wedge resection for small (≤2 cm) non–small cell lung cancer
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Thoracic aortic endografting facilitates the resection of tumors infiltrating the aorta
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Analysis of first recurrence and survival in patients with stage I non–small cell lung cancer treated with surgical resection or stereotactic radiation therapy
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Aggressive and minimally invasive surgery for pulmonary metastasis of sarcoma
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Reduced anticoagulation after mechanical aortic valve replacement: Interim results from the Prospective Randomized On-X Valve Anticoagulation Clinical Trial randomized Food and Drug Administration investigational device exemption trial
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The impact of unilateral versus bilateral antegrade cerebral perfusion on surgical outcomes after aortic arch replacement: A propensity-matched analysis
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Antimineralization treatment and patient-prosthesis mismatch are major determinants of the onset and incidence of structural valve degeneration in bioprosthetic heart valves
The impact of incomplete revascularization and angiographic patency on midterm results after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Midterm experience with modified Cabrol procedure: Safe and durable for complex aortic root replacement
Stent-Assisted Balloon-Induced Intimal Disruption and Relamination in Aortic Dissection Repair: The STABILISE concept
Management of severe ischemic cardiomyopathy: Left ventricular assist device as destination therapy versus conventional bypass and mitral valve surgery
Acute type A dissection without intimal tear in arch: Proximal or extensive repair?
Tricuspid annuloplasty concomitant with mitral valve surgery: Effects on right ventricular remodeling
Freestyle root replacement for complex destructive aortic valve endocarditis
Effect of mechanical assistance of the systemic ventricle in single ventricle circulation with cavopulmonary connection
Neurodevelopmental outcomes in preschool survivors of the Fontan procedure
Discussion
Abnormalities in blood coagulation, fibrinolysis, and platelet activation in adult patients after the Fontan procedure
Increased postoperative respiratory complications in heterotaxy congenital heart disease patients with respiratory ciliary dysfunction
Timing of complete repair of non–ductal-dependent tetralogy of Fallot and short-term postoperative outcomes, a multicenter analysis
Surgery impacts right atrial function in tetralogy of Fallot
Risk factors for preoperative periventricular leukomalacia in term neonates with hypoplastic left heart syndrome are patient related
Impact of postoperative nutrition on weight gain in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Computational fluid dynamics in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support show hemodynamic alterations in the ascending aorta
Pediatric ventricular assist device use as a bridge to transplantation does not affect long-term quality of life
A protocol-driven approach to early extubation after heart surgery
Low serum sodium level during cardiopulmonary bypass predicts increased risk of postoperative stroke after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Identification of modifiable risk factors for acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass graft surgery in an Asian population
The significance of natriuretic peptide in treatment of pulmonary hypertension after mitral valve replacement
Preoperative CYP2D6 metabolism-dependent β-blocker use and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Intramyocardial thrombin promotes angiogenesis and improves cardiac function in an experimental rabbit model of acute myocardial infarction
A novel surgical marking system for small peripheral lung nodules based on radio frequency identification technology: Feasibility study in a canine model
The nonocclusive laser-assisted coronary anastomotic connector in an off-pump porcine bypass model
Coating with fibronectin and stromal cell–derived factor-1α of decellularized homografts used for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction eliminates immune response–related degeneration
Use of a novel polyvinyl alcohol membrane as a pericardial substitute reduces adhesion formation and inflammatory response after cardiac reoperation
European experience of the convergent atrial fibrillation procedure: Multicenter outcomes in consecutive patients
Dysphagia caused by a left atrial myxoma
Very severe chronic ventricular tachycardia due to an aneurysm in the left main coronary artery and a giant aneurysm-related pseudoaneurysm
Ringed polytetrafluoroethylene (Gore-Tex) tunneled “chimney” graft for pediatric use of Impella 2.5 axial flow pump
How to do it: Thoracoscopic left ventricular assist device implantation using robot assistance
Left atrial pressure monitoring in patients with a HeartMate II device using a Codman Microsensor
A technique for repair of partial anomalous pulmonary vein connection to the superior vena cava
Aortic cannulation with a single purse-string suture
Is hypotension or tissue oxygenation responsible for morbidity and mortality after cardiopulmonary bypass?
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Free right internal thoracic artery graft versus radial artery during total arterial revascularization off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Truly superior?
Systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair
Surgical approach to aortic valve disease with concomitant dilation of the proximal aorta
Various surgical approaches to coronary artery aneurysm
The importance of pulmonary arterial pressure for the treatment of tricuspid regurgitation
Impairment of tricuspid annular plane systolic excursion and tricuspid annular peak systolic velocity after arterial switch operation
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Distal in situ pedicled (nonskeletonized) internal thoracic artery graft
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A lot of drugs and not much oxygen: Is the cocktail responsible for delirium?
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The effects of bicuspid aorta
Surgical approach to aortic valve disease with concomitant dilation of the proximal aorta: The authors' response
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Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation resuscitation in adult patients with refractory septic shock
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Aortic aneurysm with a ruptured dissection in a 15-year-old boy with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement for isolated aortic valve insufficiency: Experience with the Engager valve
Direct aortic transcatheter aortic valve implantation for pure aortic valve regurgitation after implantation of a left ventricular assist device
Potential myocardial regeneration with CorMatrix ECM: A case report
Staged total aortic hybrid repair for DeBakey type I dissection: Report of a case
Temporary extracorporeal left ventricular assist device support for implantable left ventricular assist device replacement cases
Recurrent esophagopericardial fistula in a patient with human immunodeficiency virus
Demonstration of the skip metastasis pathway for N2 non–small cell lung cancer
Minimally invasive enucleation of a large, extensively calcified esophageal leiomyoma
Aneurysm formation after the Norwood procedure: Case report and review of the literature
Mapping-guided total excision of the sinoatrial node for inappropriate sinus tachycardia