Fraser B. Gurd (1883-1948)
Additional anatomic information on the aortic root
Are errors ubiquitous in cardiac surgery?
Esophagectomy first: A shift in the treatment algorithm for regionally advanced cancer? Only with brains and brawn
Revisions to information for authors
The classic elephant trunk technique for staged thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic repair: Long-term results
Who really needs an “elephant trunk”?
Surgical anatomy of the aortic root: Implication for valve-sparing reimplantation and aortic valve annuloplasty
Minimal access rapid deployment aortic valve replacement: Initial single-center experience and 12-month outcomes
Rapid deployment aortic valves and minimally invasive aortic valve replacement: A perfect marriage of technology and technique?
Comparison of four contemporary risk models at predicting mortality after aortic valve replacement
Apples with apples, and the history of risk models
The prognostic impact of concomitant coronary artery bypass grafting during aortic valve surgery: Implications for revascularization in the transcatheter era
Coronary revascularization in the setting of surgical aortic valve replacement: Do we need extra icing on the cake?
Early effects of transcatheter aortic valve implantation and aortic valve replacement on myocardial function and aortic valve hemodynamics: Insights from cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging
Late clinical outcome of transient intraoperative systolic anterior motion post mitral valve repair
Transient systolic anterior motion after mitral valve repair: Does it affect long-term outcomes?
Survival probability loss from percutaneous coronary intervention compared with coronary artery bypass grafting across age groups
Are you ever too old?
Morphologic changes of the saphenous vein Y-composite graft based on the left internal thoracic artery: 1-year intravascular ultrasound study
Composite vein grafting: Is it a “Y's” decision?
National Aeronautics and Space Administration “threat and error” model applied to pediatric cardiac surgery: Error cycles precede ˜85% of patient deaths
Discussion
Contemporaneous comparison of the Yasui and Norwood procedures at a single institution
Are better results from anatomy or surgery?
A central shunt to rehabilitate diminutive pulmonary arteries in patients with pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect
Shunt first: One way to do it
Cardiac strangulation following epicardial pacemaker implantation: A rare pediatric complication
Surgical cardiac strangulation: Should we worry?
Surgical treatment for patients with complete atrioventricular block after device closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects
New procedures, new complications, and new strategies to deal with them
Can a physician ever justifiably euthanize a severely disabled neonate?
No to infant euthanasia
Physicians can justifiably euthanize certain severely impaired neonates
A propensity-matched analysis comparing survival after primary minimally invasive esophagectomy followed by adjuvant therapy to neoadjuvant therapy for esophagogastric adenocarcinoma
Prognostic significance of a positive radial margin after esophageal cancer resection
Discussion
Involved radial margins: Mountain or molehill?
Pleurectomy/decortication, hyperthermic pleural lavage with povidone-iodine, prophylactic radiotherapy, and systemic chemotherapy in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma: A 10-year experience
Discussion
Povidone iodine: The new solution for mesothelioma?
Pulmonary rehabilitation during induction chemoradiotherapy for lung cancer improves pulmonary function
Prehabilitation: Prevention is better than cure
Endobronchial elastography in the evaluation of esophageal invasion
Spinal cord protection via alpha-2 agonist-mediated increase in glial cell-line–derived neurotrophic factor
Discussion
Do we have a novel, clinically applicable approach to spinal cord protection?
High-molecular-weight polyethylene glycol inhibits myocardial ischemia–reperfusion injury in vivo
High-molecular-weight polyethylene glycol: A new strategy to limit ischemia–reperfusion injury
Oxidant stress regulatory genetic variation in recipients and donors contributes to risk of primary graft dysfunction after lung transplantation
One step closer to the elimination of primary graft dysfunction
Reprint of: Continuous renal replacement therapy and mild hypothermia for acute left heart failure after cardiovascular surgery *
Innovative strategy for severe left ventricular failure without use of a left ventricular assist device
Perioperative management and outcomes of aortic surgery during pregnancy
Double the jeopardy: Balancing maternal and fetal risk during cardiac surgery
Preoperative gene expression may be associated with neurocognitive decline after cardiopulmonary bypass
Discussion
Never hold the patient culpable for a bad outcome—Perhaps we were in part incorrect
del Nido versus Buckberg cardioplegia in adult isolated valve surgery
Discussion
del Nido cardioplegia: Ready for prime time in adult cardiac surgery?
Aborted episode of sudden death due to delayed heart block after transcatheter aortic valve insertion
Polytetrafluoroethylene bridge for atrioventricular valve repair in single-ventricle palliation
Valve-in-valve: Estimating the risk of ostium obstruction in failed sorin stentless valves
Does video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical (VATS) lobectomy really result in fewer complications than thoracotomy? The biases are clear, the role of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less so
The vats advantage: seeing is believing … and vice versa
Clinical challenges in the treatment of patients with tracheostomy in a hyperbaric chamber
Reply to the Editor
Factors to be considered in aortic repair
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