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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Robert B. Wallace
The 2014 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: A changing landscape
A novel approach for the accurate prediction of thoracic surgery workforce requirements in Canada
Sex differences in early outcomes after lung cancer resection: Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Database
Thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with acceptable morbidity and mortality in patients with predicted postoperative forced expiratory volume in 1 second or diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide less than 40% of normal
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Malignant pleural mesothelioma and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database: An analysis of surgical morbidity and mortality
Outcomes and efficacy of thoracic surgery biopsy for tumor molecular profiling in patients with advanced lung cancer
Chordal cutting in ischemic mitral regurgitation: A propensity-matched study
Long-term outcomes after thoracic aortic surgery: A population-based study
Regression of coronary disease after bypass surgery: Urban myth or common finding?
Hybrid repair of aortic aneurysm in patients with previous coarctation
Long-term clinical outcomes after aortic valve replacement using cryopreserved aortic allograft
The independent role of the aortic root ganglionated plexi in the initiation of atrial fibrillation: An experimental study
Open total aortic arch reconstruction for patients with advanced age in the era of endovascular repair
Mitral valve annular downsizing forces: Implications for annuloplasty device development
Aortic valve replacement after previous heart surgery in high-risk patients: Transapical aortic valve implantation versus conventional aortic valve replacement—a risk-adjusted and propensity score-based analysis
Predictors of late aortic events after Stanford type B acute aortic dissection
Early experience with off-the-shelf endografts using a zone 0 proximal landing site to treat the ascending aorta and arch
Surgical treatment of primary pulmonary artery sarcoma
Acute type I aortic dissection: Traditional versus hybrid repair with antegrade stent delivery to the descending thoracic aorta
Hemodynamics of the Edwards Sapien XT transcatheter heart valve in noncircular aortic annuli
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement using right minithoracotomy is associated with better outcomes than ministernotomy
Transapical neochord implantation: Is tension of artificial chordae tendineae dependent on the insertion site?
Mitral procedure selection in patients on dialysis: Does mitral repair influence outcomes?
Salvage periaortic pericardial baffle equalizes mortality in bleeding patients undergoing aortic surgery
Incidence of cerebrovascular accidents in patients undergoing minimally invasive valve surgery
Less invasive versus conventional heart valve surgery in patients with severe heart failure
Hemodynamic outcomes of geometric ring annuloplasty for aortic valve repair: A 4-center pilot trial
Three-dimensional valve repair—the better care? Midterm results of a saddle-shaped, rigid annuloplasty ring in patients with ischemic mitral regurgitation
Functional impact of transmitral gradients at rest and during exercise after restrictive annuloplasty for ischemic mitral regurgitation
Evaluation of different minimally invasive techniques in the surgical treatment of atrial septal defect
Outcomes of patients born with single-ventricle physiology and aortic arch obstruction: The 26-year Melbourne experience
Early postoperative systemic inflammatory response is an important determinant for adverse 2-year neurodevelopment-associated outcomes after the Norwood procedure
Restrictive lung function in pediatric patients with structural congenital heart disease
Preoperative B-type natriuretic peptide levels are associated with outcome after total cavopulmonary connection (Fontan)
Surgical strategies for anomalous origin of coronary artery from pulmonary artery in adults
Off-pump epicardial ventricular reconstruction restores left ventricular twist and reverses remodeling in an ovine anteroapical aneurysm model
Association between Technical Performance Scores and neurodevelopmental outcomes after congenital cardiac surgery
Abnormal left ventricular diastolic function at late follow-up after repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous drainage: The impact of altered ventricular loading in utero
Pulmonary vein stenosis and the pathophysiology of “upstream” pulmonary veins
Late left ventricular dysfunction after anatomic repair of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
Surgical site infections and bloodstream infections in infants after cardiac surgery
Risk factors for requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support after a Norwood operation
Pretransplant serum human chitinase-like glycoprotein YKL-40 concentrations independently predict bronchiolitis obliterans development in lung transplant recipients
Perioperative factors associated with in-hospital mortality or retransplantation in pediatric heart transplant recipients
The benefits of 24/7 in-house intensivist coverage for prolonged-stay cardiac surgery patients
Effect of pregabalin on cerebral outcome after cardiopulmonary bypass with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in rats
A novel coronary active perfusion system using a conventional intra-aortic balloon pump for off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Nonphysiologic blood flow triggers endothelial and arterial remodeling in vivo: Implications for novel left ventricular assist devices with a peripheral anastomosis
Repair of naphthalene-induced acute tracheal injury by basal cells depends on β-catenin
In vivo remodeling potential of a novel bioprosthetic tricuspid valve in an ovine model
Bronchopleural fistula and the role of contemporary imaging
Exposed thoracic aortic endovascular stent graft
Spontaneous giant right coronary artery pseudoaneurysm
Application of pedicled aortic adventitia flap in the reinforcement of bronchial stump or bronchial anastomotic stoma closure in left pulmonary resection
Direct aortic and subclavian access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Decision making and technique
A new technique for venous unifocalization of the bilateral superior vena cava with the Glenn procedure
New approach to implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in small pediatric patients: Dorsal positioning of superior vena cava shock lead in a 3-year-old
HYBRID REPAIR IS AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR REPAIR OF KOMMERELL DIVERTICULUM IN THE MODERN ERA
HYBRID REPAIR IS AN EFFECTIVE STRATEGY FOR REPAIR OF KOMMERELL DIVERTICULUM IN THE MODERN ERA
ROSS OPERATION OR AORTIC VALVE REPAIR IN NEONATES AND INFANTS?
ROSS OPERATION OR AORTIC VALVE REPAIR IN NEONATES AND INFANTS?
SUTURELESS VALVES IN AORTIC STENOSIS
SUTURELESS VERSUS TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION: AN UNRESOLVED DILEMMA
SUTURELESS VERSUS TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION: AN UNRESOLVED DILEMMA
SUTURELESS VERSUS TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE IMPLANTATION: AN UNRESOLVED DILEMMA
MODIFIABLE RISK FACTORS FOR ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
MODIFIABLE RISK FACTORS FOR ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY AFTER CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING
IS EARLIER AORTIC VALVE SURGERY IN REPAIR CANDIDATES JUSTIFIED?
COX MAZE III PROCEDURE: THE BEST ALTERNATIVE IN SURGERY FOR ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
AUTOPHAGY AND THE HUMAN HEART
WHO SHOULD DECIDE MARGIN LENGTH IN PULMONARY EXCISION OF LUNG CANCER?
Heart Valve Summit 2014
AATS Award Applications
New in 2014—Save the Date
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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
2014 AHA/ACC guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease
Early failures of Trifecta aortic bioprosthesis
Driveline insulation as a conduit for left ventricular assist device pocket infection
Continuous renal replacement therapy and mild hypothermia for acute left heart failure after cardiovascular surgery