Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: David J. Sugarbaker
Physician heal thyself
Protecting the neonatal brain: Finding, treating, and preventing seizures
Seeing cancer in a new light
Of SOLOs and ensembles
The pudding, the beef, and conflicts of interest
Propensity scores: Methods, considerations, and applications in the Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Lies, damned lies, and statistics
Simulation-based learning of transesophageal echocardiography in cardiothoracic surgical trainees: A prospective, randomized study
Is simulation the next best thing?
Intraoperative molecular imaging can identify lung adenocarcinomas during pulmonary resection
Is bronchoscopy necessary in the preoperative workup of a solitary pulmonary nodule?
Conventional bronchoscopy for evaluation of the solitary pulmonary nodule: Beneficial for a select few patients, or are we still “looking for a needle in a haystack”?
Intrathoracic anastomotic leakage after gastroesophageal cancer resection is associated with increased risk of recurrence
Anastomotic leaks and cancer recurrence: Associations versus causality
Is there an outcome penalty linked to guideline-based indications for valvular surgery? Early and long-term analysis of patients with organic mitral regurgitation
Greater asymmetric wall shear stress in Sievers' type 1/LR compared with 0/LAT bicuspid aortic valves after valve-sparing aortic root replacement
How pathologic is the function of a bicuspid aortic valve?
The Freedom Solo pericardial stentless valve: Single-center experience, outcomes, and long-term durability
Getting to the (aortic) root of the problem
Outcomes after repair or replacement of dysfunctional quadricuspid aortic valve
Quadricuspid aortic valve repair: Pushing the limits!
Five-year results of the pilot trial of a sutureless valve
Encouraging durability results for sutureless aortic valve: The new gold standard for aortic valve replacement?
Valve-in-valve transcatheter aortic valve implantation for failing surgical aortic stentless bioprosthetic valves: A single-center experience
Transcatheter aortic valve–in–stentless surgical aortic valve insertion: Hype or hope?
Surgery for acute type A dissection using total arch replacement combined with stented elephant trunk implantation: Preservation of autologous brachiocephalic vessels
Management of the aortic arch and descending thoracic aorta for acute type A dissection: Moving away from the “less is more” paradigm
Aortic dissection with acute malperfusion syndrome: Endovascular fenestration via the funnel technique
Viewing aortic dissection through a funnel?
The addition of hemiarch replacement to aortic root surgery does not affect safety
Extent of distal resection for bicuspid aortopathy: Is surgical experience a factor?
Risk factors for acute kidney injury after surgery of the thoracic aorta using antegrade selective cerebral perfusion and moderate hypothermia
For the arch: Where there is urine, there is hope
Factors favoring retrograde aortic dissection after endovascular aortic arch repair
Nothing comes for free
On-pump coronary artery bypass graft operation: Is one crossclamp application better than two?
Respect the aorta
Comparison of postoperative quality of life for patients who undergo atrial myxoma excision with robotically assisted versus conventional surgery
The life in your years
Septal myectomy after failed alcohol ablation: Does previous percutaneous intervention compromise outcomes of myectomy?
The law of the instrument
Subclinical seizures identified by postoperative electroencephalographic monitoring are common after neonatal cardiac surgery
Surgical repair for primary pulmonary vein stenosis: Single-institution, midterm follow-up
Primary pulmonary vein stenosis: Can we expect different results?
Acute kidney injury after Fontan completion: Risk factors and outcomes
Acute kidney injury after Fontan completion: Risk factors and outcomes “The good, the bad, and the ugly”
Investigation of hemodynamics in an in vitro system simulating left ventricular support through the right subclavian artery using 4-dimensional flow magnetic resonance imaging
Adding a new dimension to our understanding of continuous-flow physiology
Effect of patient age on blood product transfusion after cardiac surgery
Does the “retrospectoscope” help define best practices in transfusion?
Introduction of universal prestorage leukodepletion of blood components, and outcomes in transfused cardiac surgery patients
Bloody white cells—no problem: Let's solve hemorrhage out of the operating room
Defining indications for selective chest radiography in the first 24 hours after cardiac surgery
Parting ways with routine postoperative chest radiographs: Are we ready to cut the cord?
Geometric perturbations in multiheaded papillary tip positions associated with acute ovine ischemic mitral regurgitation
A thorough understanding of the mitral apparatus will improve the results of mitral valve repair
Quantifying “normalized” regional left ventricular contractile function in ischemic coronary artery disease
Quantifying regional left ventricular contractile function: Leave it to the machines?
Revisiting the brachiofemoral through-and-through wire technique for hybrid arch repair with a problematic elephant trunk
Eskimos, elephants, and endovascular: Body floss technique for hybrid arch procedures
Multibranched hybrid device for frozen elephant trunk: What does it change?
Four-branched graft with stent hybrid prosthesis for single-stage treatment of chronic aortic arch pathology
Uniportal bilateral video-assisted thoracoscopic extended thymectomy for myasthenia gravis: A case report
Pleurectomy and decortication for metastatic renal cell carcinoma
The hepatic buttress: A novel surgical technique to treat an intrapericardial diaphragmatic defect after hybrid myocardial ablation
A case of right atrial compression by the elevated liver successfully treated by diaphragmatic plication
Stenting of an outflow graft obstruction after implantation of a continuous-flow, axial-flow left ventricular assist device
Long-term mechanical circulatory support: A new disease state?
Bioprosthetic valve durability: An industrial pudding?
Choosing from the menu
State-of-the-art surgical coronary revascularization: Multiple arterial conduits, minimal aortic manipulation
OPCAB is not for every surgeon and not for every patient
Hard endpoints from large randomized, clinical trials are more important than early reports of surrogate endpoints from small studies
Surgeon versus device in aortic valve replacement
Surgeons and devices in aortic valve replacement
Epidurals, intraoperative fluid administration, and hypotension
Epidurals, intraoperative fluid administration, and hypotension
Resuscitation in cardiac surgery patients
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