Inaugural editorial: Communication
Coronary bypass: Is it time to take the next step—the routine use of the second arterial graft?
Resuscitation practices in cardiac surgery
Unique aspects of resuscitation practices in postoperative cardiac surgical care: A call to action
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Lawrence H. Cohn
Practice patterns of academic general thoracic and adult cardiac surgeons
Apples and oranges: Understanding what our trainees need
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration and endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration: Are two better than one in mediastinal staging of non–small cell lung cancer?
Pathologic staging of the mediastinum: When and how?
Propensity score–matched analysis of adjuvant chemotherapy for stage I non–small cell lung cancer
Clinical outcomes and changes in lung function after segmentectomy versus lobectomy for lung cancer cases
A clinicopathologic prediction model for postoperative recurrence in stage Ia non–small cell lung cancer
Prognostic significance of histologic differentiation, carcinoembryonic antigen value, and lymphovascular invasion in stage I non–small cell lung cancer
Interstitial tumor-associated macrophages combined with tumor-derived colony-stimulating factor-1 and interleukin-6, a novel prognostic biomarker in non–small cell lung cancer
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for patients with pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
Supraclavicular node metastasis from thoracic esophageal carcinoma: A surgical series from a Japanese multi-institutional nationwide registry of esophageal cancer
Intermediate-term oncologic outcomes after video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy for early-stage thymoma
Total arterial revascularization with internal thoracic and radial artery grafts in triple-vessel coronary artery disease is associated with improved survival
Discussion
Total arterial revascularization: When will its time come?
The long-term impact of diabetes on graft patency after coronary artery bypass grafting surgery: A substudy of the multicenter Radial Artery Patency Study
Discussion
Arterial grafting and the challenge of the patient with diabetes
Surgical revascularization techniques that minimize surgical risk and maximize late survival after coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with diabetes mellitus
Discussion
Two internal thoracic arteries really are better
Coronary artery bypass in patients with type 2 diabetes: Experience from the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes trial
Surgical revascularization for patients with diabetes: Do all roads lead to Rome?
Does grafting of the left anterior descending artery with the in situ right internal thoracic artery have an impact on late outcomes in the context of bilateral internal thoracic artery usage?
A meta-analysis of adjusted hazard ratios from 20 observational studies of bilateral versus single internal thoracic artery coronary artery bypass grafting
Two new mathematical models for prediction of early mortality risk in coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Individualized strategy for clopidogrel suspension in patients undergoing off-pump coronary surgery for acute coronary syndrome: A case-control study
Completeness of coronary revascularization and survival: Impact of age and off-pump surgery
Minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass improves late survival compared with drug-eluting stents in isolated proximal left anterior descending artery disease: A 10-year follow-up, single-center, propensity score analysis
Low-dose dobutamine stress echocardiography cannot predict mitral regurgitation reversibility after coronary artery bypass grafting
Fate of functional tricuspid regurgitation in aortic stenosis after aortic valve replacement
Midterm follow-up of the reimplantation technique in patients with relatively normal annulus: Is David I still a clinically valid option?
Long-term outcomes after elective isolated mechanical aortic valve replacement in young adults
Suture technique does not affect hemodynamic performance of the small supra-annular Trifecta bioprosthesis
Skinning a cat
Expanding the indication for sutureless aortic valve replacement to patients with mitral disease
Age alone should not preclude surgery: Contemporary outcomes after aortic valve replacement in nonagenarians
Clinical experience with CorMatrix extracellular matrix in the surgical treatment of mitral valve disease
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair in Barlow's disease: Early and long-term results
Concomitant aortic and mitral surgery: To replace or repair the mitral valve?
Preoperative heart failure in the Medicare population undergoing mitral valve repair and replacement: An opportunity for improvement
Mitral valve repair versus replacement in the elderly: Short-term and long-term outcomes
A novel and simple technique for correction of posterior leaflet prolapse due to chordal elongation or rupture
Emergency use of cardiopulmonary bypass in complicated transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Importance of a heart team approach
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Experience with the transapical approach, alternate access sites, and concomitant cardiac repairs
Surgical strategy for Kommerell's diverticulum: Total arch replacement
Complex aortic surgery in a regional center in the United Kingdom. Should the United Kingdom now adopt a United States–style supercenter model?
Spinal cord ischemia after simultaneous and sequential treatment of multilevel aortic disease
Stented bovine jugular vein graft (Melody valve) for surgical mitral valve replacement in infants and children
Surgical pulmonary valve replacement: A benchmark for outcomes comparisons
Anatomic repair of Ebstein's anomaly with isolated anterior leaflet downward displacement
A standardized repair-oriented strategy for mitral insufficiency in infants and children: Midterm functional outcomes and predictors of adverse events
Impact of pre–stage II hemodynamics and pulmonary artery anatomy on 12-month outcomes in the Pediatric Heart Network Single Ventricle Reconstruction trial
Surgical palliation in patients with a single ventricle and dextrocardia
Fontan hemodynamics from 100 patient-specific cardiac magnetic resonance studies: A computational fluid dynamics analysis
Exercise capacity in children after total cavopulmonary connection: Lateral tunnel versus extracardiac conduit technique
Congestive hepatopathy after Fontan operation and related factors assessed by transient elastography
Takedown of cavopulmonary shunt at biventricular repair
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in patients undergoing superior cavopulmonary anastomosis
Is routine rapid-staged bilateral pulmonary artery banding before stage 1 Norwood a viable strategy?
Ventriculoarterial coupling in palliated hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Noninvasive assessment of the effects of surgical arch reconstruction and shunt type
Effect of feeding modality on interstage growth after stage I palliation: A report from the National Pediatric Cardiology Quality Improvement Collaborative
Improving interstage survival after Norwood operation: Outcomes from 10 years of home monitoring
Selective use of cardiac computed tomography angiography: An alternative diagnostic modality before second-stage single ventricle palliation
Analysis of the aortic root in patients with tetralogy of Fallot undergoing early repair: Form follows function
Reperfusion pulmonary edema in children with tetralogy of Fallot, pulmonary atresia, and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries undergoing unifocalization procedures: A pilot study examining potential pathophysiologic mechanisms and clinical significance
Palliative pulmonary artery banding versus anatomic correction for congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries with regressed morphologic left ventricle: Long-term results from a single center
Computational modeling of blood flow in the aorta—insights into eccentric dilatation of the ascending aorta after surgery for coarctation
Ascending aorta dilation in association with bicuspid aortic valve: A maturation defect of the aortic wall
Are children undergoing cardiac surgery receiving antibiotics at subtherapeutic levels?
22q11.2 Deletion syndrome is associated with increased perioperative events and more complicated postoperative course in infants undergoing infant operative correction of truncus arteriosus communis or interrupted aortic arch
Long-term outcome of patients on continuous-flow left ventricular assist device support
Hospitalization before surgery increases risk for postoperative infections
Association among duration of mechanical ventilation, cuff material of endotracheal tube, and postoperative nosocomial pneumonia in cardiac surgical patients: A prospective study
Effect of early and intensive continuous venovenous hemofiltration on patients with cardiogenic shock and acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
Is single-dose prophylactic gentamicin associated with acute kidney injury in patients undergoing cardiac surgery? A matched-pair analysis
Clinical significance and determinants of the universal definition of perioperative bleeding classification in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
Hemostatic effects of fibrinogen concentrate compared with cryoprecipitate in children after cardiac surgery: A randomized pilot trial
“Triplet” polycistronic vectors encoding Gata4, Mef2c, and Tbx5 enhances postinfarct ventricular functional improvement compared with singlet vectors
Activation of canonical transient receptor potential channels preserves Ca2+ entry and endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor–mediated function in vitro in porcine coronary endothelial cells and coronary arteries under conditions of hyperkalemia
High basal level of autophagy in high-altitude residents attenuates myocardial ischemia–reperfusion injury
Clinical performance of a sutureless aortic bioprosthesis: Five-year results of the 3f Enable long-term follow-up study
Mitral valve annuloplasty and anterior leaflet augmentation for functional ischemic mitral regurgitation: Quantitative comparison of coaptation and subvalvular tethering
Early left ventricular regional contractile impairment in chronic mitral regurgitation occurs in a consistent, heterogeneous pattern
Twist-related protein 1 negatively regulated osteoblastic transdifferentiation of human aortic valve interstitial cells by directly inhibiting runt-related transcription factor 2
Global experience with an inner branched arch endograft
Innovation and instrumentation: Endovascular repair of the aortic arch
Tissue-engineered stent-graft integrates with aortic wall by recruiting host tissue into graft scaffold
Real-time monitoring of spinal cord blood flow with a novel sensor mounted on a cerebrospinal fluid drainage catheter in an animal model
Paraplegia prevention by oral pretreatment with memantine in a rabbit model
Finding the ideal biomaterial for aortic valve repair with ex vivo porcine left heart simulator and finite element modeling
HeartWare left ventricular assist device thrombosis including outflow graft
Unusual course of left internal thoracic artery
Multiparameter approach to evaluate elderly patients undergoing aortic valve replacement
Does the addition of atrial pacing to amiodarone reduce the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation: A pilot study
Handmade trileaflet valved stent graft for pulmonary valve implantation
Computational analysis to predict false-lumen perfusion and outcome of type B aortic dissection
Predictive risk models for transcatheter procedures: How should they be created?
Reply to the Editor
Use of stereotactic body radiation therapy with salvage surgery to improve outcomes for early stage non–small cell lung cancer
Reply to the Editor
How to optimize an individualized strategy for antiplatelet drug administration and discontinuation management using platelet function testing?
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Preventing pleural mesothelioma in patients with recognizable asbestos-related pleural plaques
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In distant organ ischemia–reperfusion model, which organ's ischemia will yield more injury?
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A lipid nanoemulsion carrying paclitaxel improves the gene expression of inflammatory factors of heart grafts in rabbits
Constrictive pericarditis: Early diagnosis for a better prognosis
Reply to the Editor
Something to consider: Porcine intestinal submucosa as a biologic scaffold, not a simple patch
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Insufficiencies of downsizing ring annuloplasty in treatment of functional ischemic mitral regurgitation
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The role of lymphatic invasion in the management of patients with T1N0M0 pulmonary adenocarcinoma
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Tropheryma whipplei endocarditis: The value of valve polymerase chain reaction in cardiac surgery
Successful aortic valve repair after trauma-induced aortic regurgitation
Successful allograft root re-replacement for prosthetic valve endocarditis with improvement of renal function in a Jehovah's Witness patient
Long-term outcome of off-pump palliation for hypoplastic left ventricle with glutaraldehyde fixation of the ductus arteriosus
Transcatheter implantation of a newly designed aortic prosthesis in a patient with a mechanical mitral valve
Redo cardiac surgery in a patient with severe kyphoscoliosis and pectus carinatum: A technical challenge