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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Fred A. Crawford, Jr
Certification in cardiothoracic surgical critical care
Commentary on “Thoracic aortic endografting facilitates the resection of tumors infiltrating the aorta”
Universal definition of perioperative bleeding in adult cardiac surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery examination: Fewer graduates, more failures
Discussion
Effect of systematic downsizing rigid ring annuloplasty in patients with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation
Surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation for two decades: Are the results of new techniques equivalent to the Cox maze III procedure?
Discussion
Total arch replacement using moderate hypothermic circulatory arrest and unilateral selective antegrade cerebral perfusion
Single-institution, 22-year follow-up of 786 CarboMedics mechanical valves used for both primary surgery and reoperation
Are intraoperative precursor events associated with postoperative major adverse events?
Aortic diameter predicts acute type A aortic dissection in patients with Marfan syndrome but not in patients without Marfan syndrome
Effect of one-stop hybrid coronary revascularization on postoperative renal function and bleeding: A comparison study with off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Obesity paradox in coronary artery bypass grafting: Myth or reality?
Surgical risk algorithm as a measure of successful adoption of transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Different impact of sex on baseline characteristics and major periprocedural outcomes of transcatheter and surgical aortic valve interventions: Results of the multicenter Italian OBSERVANT Registry
Attitude after a mild aortic valve lesion during rheumatic mitral valve surgery
Echocardiographic assessment of mitral durability in the late period following mitral valve repair: Minithoracotomy versus conventional sternotomy
The new St Jude Trifecta versus Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Magna and Magna Ease aortic bioprosthesis: Is there a hemodynamic superiority?
Left and right ventricular performance after arterial switch operation
High incidence of Dacron conduit stenosis for extracardiac Fontan procedure
Timing of neonatal cardiac surgery is not associated with perioperative outcomes
Medium-term outcome after anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery repair in a pediatric cohort
Hypogammaglobulinemia after cardiopulmonary bypass in infants
Sinus node dysfunction after partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection repair
Surgical techniques for early-stage thymoma: Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy versus transsternal thymectomy
Impact and predictors of acute exacerbation of interstitial lung diseases after pulmonary resection for lung cancer
Loss of CRNN expression is associated with advanced tumor stage and poor survival in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Balancing curability and unnecessary surgery in the context of computed tomography screening for lung cancer
Prolonged QTc affects short-term and long-term outcomes in patients with normal left ventricular function undergoing cardiac surgery
Insights into the mechanism(s) of von Willebrand factor degradation during mechanical circulatory support
Intrapleural administration of gelatin-embedded, sustained-release basic fibroblast growth factor for the regeneration of emphysematous lungs in rats
Epicardial infarct repair with basic fibroblast growth factor–enhanced CorMatrix-ECM biomaterial attenuates postischemic cardiac remodeling
End-diastolic flow reversal limits the efficacy of pediatric intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation
Treatment with placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells mitigates development of bronchiolitis obliterans in a murine model
Outcomes in lung transplantation after previous lung volume reduction surgery in a contemporary cohort
Transfusion practice varies widely in cardiac surgery: Results from a national registry
Right ventricular dysfunction in children supported with pulsatile ventricular assist devices
Effect of severe acidosis on vasoactive effects of epinephrine and norepinephrine in human distal mammary artery
Anomalous origin of left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in a 60-year-old woman
Robot-assisted septal myectomy for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
Modified surgical approach to symptomatic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with abnormal papillary muscle morphology: Septal myectomy plus papillary muscle repositioning
Urgent implantation of the Berlin Heart Excor biventricular assist device as a total artificial heart in a patient with single ventricle circulation
Computed tomography surveillance of patients with resected lung cancer: Recurrence or second primary lung cancer?
Reply to the Editor
Does the Society of Thoracic Surgeons risk score accurately predict operative mortality for patients with pulmonary hypertension?
Reply to the Editor
The importance of the posterior leaflet angle in chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation
Reply to the Editor
Limb ischemia and femoral arterial cannulation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Does the perfect technique exist?
Reply to the Editor
Should the gender and age of an animal be considered for studies on postconditioning?
Reply to the Editor
Needlescope-assisted 3-point fixation of the pectus bar in the Nuss procedure
Coronary-coronary radial artery conduit to solve the problem of coronary artery aneurysms
Reply to the Editor
Reply to the Editor
Ray Chu-Jeng Chiu, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FACC (1934-2014)
Not convinced that right internal thoracic artery is superior to radial artery
Should sutureless aortic valve replacement be preferred only for decreasing aortic crossclamp time?
Learning curve for video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy
Notice of Correction
Heart Valve Summit 2014
AATS Award Applications
New in 2014—Save the Date
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
WTSA 40th Annual Meeting
Applications for Membership
In Its 40th Year, the AATS Graham Foundation Announces New Specialty Programs
Notices
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
Late dislodgment of a prosthesis after mitral valve-in-valve implantation
Percutaneous closure of paravalvular leak in children after left ventricular outflow enlargement by the Konno procedure with aortic valve mechanical prosthesis
Transcatheter valve-in-valve tricuspid valve replacement via internal jugular and femoral approaches