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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Timothy Joseph Gardner
The paradox of surgical management of patients with low-flow, low-gradient aortic stenosis
Time, it needs time
To screen or not to screen, that is the question. Or is it?
The journey toward improved hypoplastic left heart syndrome outcomes continues—another small step
Imagine all the people…
Surgeon experience: Nothing learned! Or nothing to learn?
Requiem for a good mechanical heart valve: Farewell to the Medtronic Hall valve
The effect of statins on perioperative inflammation in cardiac and thoracic surgery
A reinforced right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit for the stage-1 Norwood procedure improves pulmonary artery growth
Survival into adulthood of patients with atrial isomerism undergoing cardiac surgery
Discussion
Neonates and isomerism: Are the rules different?
Adverse cardiac events in children with Williams syndrome undergoing cardiovascular surgery: An analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Heart Surgery Database
Does chance truly favor the prepared mind?
Off-pump hepatic to azygos connection via thoracotomy for relief of fistulas after a Kawashima procedure: Ten-year results
When is palliation permanent?
Beneficial effects of perioperative statins for major pulmonary resection
Importance of excision repair cross-complementation group 1 and ribonucleotide reductase M1 as prognostic biomarkers in malignant pleural mesothelioma treated with platinum-based induction chemotherapy followed by surgery
Discussion
The mesothelioma enigma
A propensity-matched comparison of cost and outcomes after esophageal stent placement or primary surgical repair for iatrogenic esophageal perforation
Discussion
Is open surgery for iatrogenic esophageal perforation now a surgical relic, like bloodletting and trepanation?
Outcomes of surgical aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis: Incorporation of left ventricular systolic function and stroke volume index
Early hemodynamic performance of the third generation St Jude Trifecta aortic prosthesis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
St Jude Medical Trifecta aortic prosthesis: Considerations for implantation
The 3f Enable sutureless bioprosthesis: Early results, safeguards, and pitfalls
Defining enabling technology for aortic valve replacement
Atypical aortic arch branching variants: A novel marker for thoracic aortic disease
Another link between aortopathy and congenital anomaly?
Determinants of functional capacity after mitral valve annuloplasty or replacement for ischemic mitral regurgitation
Ischemic mitral regurgitation: Individualized treatment prevails
Predictors of moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation improvement after off-pump coronary artery bypass
The potential predictive risk of not measuring a potential predictor of risk
Trends, clinical outcomes, and cost implications of mitral valve repair versus replacement, concomitant with aortic valve replacement
Mitral repair claims victory over replacement at the time of aortic valve operation
Graft flow assessment using a transit time flow meter in fractional flow reserve–guided coronary artery bypass surgery
The changing scene of preoperative coronary diagnostics
Gentamicin-collagen sponge reduces the risk of sternal wound infections after heart surgery: Meta-analysis
Topical antibiotics help to reduce sternal infections
Impact of long-axis function on cardiac surgical outcomes in patients with radiation-associated heart disease
A not-so-simple measure
Differential toll-like receptor activation in lung ischemia reperfusion injury
Toll-like receptor 4 inhibition in lung ischemia-reperfusion injury: Time for a clinical trial?
Adenocarcinoma arising from cervical esophageal gastric inlet patch
Aortic valve repair: Intraoperative evaluation of valve geometry by angioscopy
Better seeing is more believing: Angioscopy in aortic valve repair
Aortic cannulation system for minimally invasive mitral valve surgery
Combining cannula and crossclamp: Not a “Cannulo-Matic,” but a versatile technique in the cardiac toolbox
Aortic filtration system's impact on preventing adverse clinical events
Neurologic impact of using embol-x intraaortic filter
Aortic surgery and spinal collateral flow: A call for structured approaches to functional characterization of the intraspinal collateral system
Are there really differences between acute aortic dissections in Eastern and Western populations?
Reply to the Editor
The STICH trial data: Keep it simple
A balanced assessment of the STICH trial
Infant euthanasia is morally unacceptable
The ethical case against assisted euthanasia has not been made
AATS 95th Annual Meeting
AATS Awards Applications
Save the Dates for AATS Week 2016
Heart Valve Summit: Medical, Surgical, & Interventional Decision Making
Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Technical Challenges and Complications
In Its 41st Year, the AATS Graham Foundation Announces New Specialty Programs
WTSA 41st Annual Meeting
ABTS Announcement
ABTS Requirements for the 10-Year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education Research Grants
Cardiothoracic Ethics Forum Scholarship Announcement
Early stenosis of an aortic porcine bioprosthesis due to thrombosis: Case report and literature review
Bioprosthetic valve thrombosis: The eyes will not see what the mind does not know
Stentless aortic reoperation: New surgical strategy with rapid deployment valves
Cryptic recurrent mitral valve excrescences: A rare cause of stroke
Transapical transcatheter valve-in-ring implantation for failed mitral valve repair in the absence of radiopaque markers
Safe sternal reentry in the setting of a giant aortic pseudoaneurysm and aortic regurgitation
More than one way to skin a cat
Lessons learned from a thorny case
Open chest core needle biopsy of left ventricle in the evaluation of suspected focal myocardial inflammation
Pericardial diverticula misdiagnosed as pericardial cysts
Critical tracheal stenosis caused by mediastinal lipomatosis: Long-term efficacy of airway stenting
An unusual presentation of esophageal metastasis from breast cancer
Use of trifurcate arch graft in left ventricular assist device implantation via the sternal sparing approach
Long-term follow-up of a patient with Uhl anomaly after biologic and mechanical circulatory support
Squeezing into a narrow market