Technological innovation in cardiothoracic surgery: A pragmatist's approach
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Keith Reemtsma (1925-2000)
Nodal metastases in non–small cell lung cancer: Hop, skip, or jump?
Descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms: “Busted”
Acute type A aortic dissection 101
Last but not least
“Coming soon to a cath lab near you…”
External stenting of vein grafts: Primum non nocere
Pulmonary vein stenosis: Challenges ahead
Meeting the expanded challenges of the cardiothoracic intensive care unit
Instrumental variable methods in clinical research
The diabetes epidemic and its effect on cardiac surgery practice
Extreme mentoring in cardiothoracic surgery
Lung adenocarcinoma: Are skip N2 metastases different from non-skip?
Vascular endothelial growth factor C complements the ability of positron emission tomography to predict nodal disease in lung cancer
A new tool in the medical bag shows promise
The Surgical Apgar Score in esophagectomy
An e-score is born
Open repair of ruptured descending thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Discussion
Knowledge, attitudes, and practice preferences of Canadian cardiac surgeons toward the management of acute type A aortic dissection
Nothing worth having comes easy
Minimalist transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The new standard for surgeons and cardiologists using transfemoral access?
Discussion
Focus on the surgical approach to transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Complications, outcome, and preoperative risk adjustment
Of mice and men and surgical transcatheter aortic valve insertion
Sutureless aortic valve replacement in patients who have bicuspid aortic valve
Dealing with a stenotic bicuspid aortic valve: Is this still an off-label procedure for a sutureless valve?
Paravalvular regurgitation after conventional aortic and mitral valve replacement: A benchmark for alternative approaches
Percutaneous aortic and mitral valve implantation. Is it ready to match the results of contemporary surgical valve replacement?
Flow patterns in externally stented saphenous vein grafts and development of intimal hyperplasia
Discussion
The no-touch saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass grafting maintains a patency, after 16 years, comparable to the left internal thoracic artery: A randomized trial
Efforts to improve bypass graft patency have not been “in vein”
Long-term survival after use of internal thoracic artery in octogenarians is gender related
Internal thoracic artery grafting in the elderly and the challenge to conventional wisdom
Impact of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting on long-term percutaneous coronary interventions
The emperor's new clothes
Outcomes of surgery for young children with multivessel pulmonary vein stenosis
Main pulmonary artery area limits exercise capacity in patients long-term after arterial switch operation
Neopulmonary reconstruction: Operam do
Symptom assessment and exercise impairment in surgical decision making in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: Relationship to outcomes
Septal myectomy in context: Clinical acumen and procedural expertise
High-speed visualization of disturbed pathlines in axial flow ventricular assist device under pulsatile conditions
Do patients with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device benefit from induced-pulsatility or are we just spinning our wheels?
Survival and quality of life after extracorporeal life support for refractory cardiac arrest: A case series
Functional outcomes after resuscitative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiac arrest: The patients speak for themselves
Safety and efficacy of landiolol hydrochloride for prevention of atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery in patients with left ventricular dysfunction: Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation After Cardiac Surgery With Landiolol Hydrochloride for Left Ventricular Dysfunction (PLATON) trial
Might a beta blocker finally provide some relief from postoperative atrial fibrillation?
Platelet-activating protamine-heparin-antibodies lead to higher protamine demand in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Antibodies against heparin-protamine complexes: Effect and clinical relevance
Cardiovascular surgery in Jehovah's Witness patients: The role of preoperative optimization
Blood conservation: Why aren't we doing this for everyone?
Prognostic signature of early lung adenocarcinoma based on the expression of ribonucleic acid metabolism–related genes
Molecular prognostication and lung cancer: Are we cluttering the issue with facts?
The kissing stents technique for a patient with chronic type B aortic dissection
Innovation is mandatory in chronic type B aortic dissection
Ross procedure in the setting of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery
Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery in the Ross operation: Attention to minor details averts major problems
Modified technique for tracheobronchial Y-stent insertion using flexible bronchoscope for stent guidance
Pushing, pulling, or Seldinger technique: What matters is understanding the principles, not the methods
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Rome was not built in a day
Giant right atrial hemangioma: Correlation between magnetic resonance imaging and histopathologic evaluation
Primary cardiac tumors: Rare but important
Surgical removal of embolized atrial septal defect device from pulmonary artery
Do the benefits outweigh the risks? A review of the history of atrial septal defect repairs and device closures
Successful thoracoscopic resection of large symptomatic mediastinal lymphatic malformations: Report of 3 cases
Small incisions in small patients: Continued advancement in pediatric thoracoscopy