Preserving our international heritage of education in congenital heart surgery
Should integrated residency programs supplant traditional programs in cardiothoracic surgery?
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: John Anton Waldhausen (1929-2012)
SCAI/AATS/ACC/STS operator and institutional requirements for transcatheter valve repair and replacement. Part II. Mitral valve
Nationwide survey of US integrated 6-year cardiothoracic surgical residents
First nationwide survey of US integrated 6-year cardiothoracic surgical residency program directors
Resource use trends in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults: An analysis of the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 1998-2009
Predicting early left ventricular dysfunction after mitral valve reconstruction: The effect of atrial fibrillation and pulmonary hypertension
Rhythm outcome predictors after concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation: A 9-year, single-center experience
Interpapillary muscle distance independently affects severity of functional mitral regurgitation in patients with systolic left ventricular dysfunction
Management of concomitant mild to moderate functional mitral regurgitation during aortic valve surgery for severe aortic insufficiency
Restrictive mitral valve annuloplasty versus mitral valve replacement for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: An exercise echocardiographic study
Long-term outcomes of concomitant aortic and mitral valve repair
Harvesting bilateral internal thoracic arteries using a novel subxiphoid approach versus the conventional lateral thoracic approach—results of an experimental study
Smoking cessation before coronary artery bypass grafting improves operative outcomes
Pulmonary fibrosis on multidetector computed tomography and mortality in patients with radiation-associated cardiac disease undergoing cardiac surgery
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis who are at high risk for surgical complications: Summary assessment of the California Technology Assessment Forum
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe aortic valve stenosis and large aortic annulus, using the self-expanding 31-mm Medtronic CoreValve prosthesis: First clinical experience
In which patients is transcatheter aortic valve replacement potentially better indicated than surgery for redo aortic valve disease? Long-term results of a 10-year surgical experience
Systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Clinical, biochemical, and genetic predictors of coronary artery bypass graft failure
Total arch repair with open triple-branched stent graft placement for acute type A aortic dissection: Experience with 122 patients
Surgical anterior ventricular endocardial restoration performed with total arterial revascularization: Serial 5-year follow-up
Natural history of hypercoagulability in patients undergoing coronary revascularization and effect of preoperative myocardial infarction
Similar cerebral protective effectiveness of antegrade and retrograde cerebral perfusion combined with deep hypothermia circulatory arrest in aortic arch surgery: A meta-analysis and systematic review of 5060 patients
The frozen elephant trunk technique for retrograde acute type A aortic dissection
Trends in Fontan surgery and risk factors for early adverse outcomes after Fontan surgery: The Australia and New Zealand Fontan Registry experience
An international multicenter study comparing arrhythmia prevalence between the intracardiac lateral tunnel and the extracardiac conduit type of Fontan operations
Outcomes after prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in children with cardiac disease—Extracorporeal Life Support Organization registry study
Rate of increase in serum lactate level risk-stratifies infants after surgery for congenital heart disease
National trend in congenital heart disease mortality in China during 2003 to 2010: A population-based study
When should a mechanical tricuspid valve replacement be considered?
Postoperative complications and association with outcomes in pediatric cardiac surgery
Laryngopharyngeal dysfunction independent of vocal fold palsy in infants after aortic arch interventions
The incidence of vasoplegia in adult patients with right-sided congenital heart defects undergoing cardiac surgery and the correlation with serum vasopressin concentrations
Early postoperative bleeding is independently associated with increased surgical mortality in infants after cardiopulmonary bypass
Fewer complications result from a video-assisted approach to anatomic resection of clinical stage I lung cancer
Respiratory dynamic magnetic resonance imaging for determining aortic invasion of thoracic neoplasms
Surgery of massive hemoptysis in pulmonary tuberculosis: Immediate and long-term outcomes
Nuss repair of pectus excavatum after surgery for congenital heart disease: Experience from a single institution
Differentiating tuberculosis from sarcoidosis by sonographic characteristics of lymph nodes on endobronchial ultrasonography: A study of 165 patients
A novel emboli protection cannula during cardiac surgery: In vitro results
Effect of microRNA-145 to prevent vein graft disease in rabbits by regulation of smooth muscle cell phenotype
Treatment of canine asthma by high selective vagotomy
Sulforaphane pretreatment prevents systemic inflammation and renal injury in response to cardiopulmonary bypass
Alternation of left ventricular load by a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device with a native heart load control system in a chronic heart failure model
Progressive thermopreconditioning attenuates rat cardiac ischemia/reperfusion injury by mitochondria-mediated antioxidant and antiapoptotic mechanisms
Blood lactate level during extracorporeal life support as a surrogate marker for survival
Same-day cancellation of cardiac surgery: A retrospective review at a large academic tertiary referral center
Blood transfusions are associated with urinary biomarkers of kidney injury in cardiac surgery
Severe left atrium calcification (heart within a heart)
Congenital multiple eventrations of the right diaphragm in adulthood
Use of indocyanine green to facilitate intersegmental plane identification during robotic anatomic segmentectomy
Intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescence lymphography to detect chylous leakage sites after congenital heart surgery
Transapical JenaValve in a degenerated Freedom SOLO bioprosthesis
Intraoperative pulmonary flow study for decision making in the comprehensive stage II hybrid procedure
Use of polytetrafluoroethylene vascular graft to cover the kinking protector of left ventricular assist device facilitates later pump exchange
Minimally invasive rib resection with preservation of periosteum using 1-port video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery
Maximized left atrial dome approach for left atrial tumor resection
Encouraging outcomes after mitral valve repair with the geoform annuloplasty ring. An extraordinary ring or a very good patient selection?
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Effect of right ventricular free wall ventriculotomy on right ventricular function: Is that the correct question?
Reply to the Editor
Awake thoracoscopic surgery: Safety issues in difficult airway and use of thoracic epidural anesthesia
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Notice of Correction
Notice of Correction
AATS Cardiovascular Valve Symposium
Heart Valve Summit 2014
New in 2014—Save the Date
AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Novel Technologies in Lung Cancer
Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Operative Techniques in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Applications for Membership
WTSA 41st Annual Meeting
In Its 40th Year, the AATS Graham Foundation Announces New Specialty Programs
Requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Carolyn E. Reed Traveling Fellowship
Tricuspid valve reconstruction with the extracellular matrix tube technique: A word of caution
Retroesophageal total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in a neonate
A novel hybrid technique for transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation within a dilated native right ventricular outflow tract
Salvaging an accidental superior vena caval transection during a right pneumonectomy by creating a Glenn shunt: A case report and review of the literature
Transhiatal esophagectomy after previous right pneumonectomy