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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Paul A. Ebert (1932-2009)
Fit the operation to the patient, not the patient to the operation
Mechanical versus biologic valves: Clicking engines or quiet electrics or hybrids?
Current paradigms in aortic arch repair: Striking the balance between open surgery and endovascular repair
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: How to improve late survival and quality of life
The crisis in pediatric cardiac transplantation: How soon is now?
Adjuvant radiotherapy for resectable locally advanced non–small cell lung cancer: Benefit or harm?
Leading a team as new faculty
“Lead from the front”: Participative leadership
Work–life balance: The female cardiothoracic surgeon's perspective
Pioneers paying it forward
Experience from the inaugural TSRA traveling fellowship award
Severe ischemic mitral regurgitation: Repair or replace?
Resident versus attending surgeon graft patency and clinical outcomes in on- versus off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
Discussion
A victory for the Halsteadians?
Survival and right ventricular performance for matched children after stage-1 Norwood: Modified Blalock-Taussig shunt versus right-ventricle-to-pulmonary-artery conduit
Discussion
Where do we go now?
Outcomes and risk factors for heart transplantation in children with congenital heart disease
Not so bad … but not as good as we would like
Heart transplantation in the setting of complex congenital heart disease and physiologic single lung
Heart transplantation in patients who have congenital heart disease and single-lung physiology
Perturbation of the microvascular glycocalyx and perfusion in infants after cardiopulmonary bypass
Cardiopulmonary bypass and the endothelial glycocalyx: Shedding new light
Adding radiation to induction chemotherapy does not improve survival of patients with operable clinical N2 non–small cell lung cancer
Discussion
N2 is not N2 is not N2
Unexpected readmission after lung cancer surgery: A benign event?
Discussion
A call to arms against an enemy yet unknown
National evaluation of hospital readmission after pulmonary resection
Decreasing readmissions after lung resection: The carrot or stick approach?
High sensitivity for lung cancer detection using analysis of exhaled carbonyl compounds
Discussion
Lung cancer screening: Dollars and scents
Are all forms of total arterial revascularization equal? A comparison of single versus bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting strategies
Discussion
What is the best second conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting? With no silver bullet study we should not ignore good regular bullets when we get them!
Multiple arterial bypass grafting should be routine
Discussion
Multiple arterial grafting: The cost of an inconvenience
Dual antiplatelet therapy use by Canadian cardiac surgeons
Optimizing outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting: The argument for dual antiplatelet therapy
Transcatheter valve-in-valve therapy using 6 different devices in 4 anatomic positions: Clinical outcomes and technical considerations
Discussion
Will transcatheter valve-in-valve become the standard for replacing the degenerative aortic valve bioprosthesis? Hold your horses, the jury is still out
A comparison of conventional surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement, and sutureless valves in “real-world” patients with aortic stenosis and intermediate- to high-risk profile
Discussion
Real world or wake-up call: Surgical aortic valve replacement versus transcutaneous aortic valve replacement
Surgical aortic valve replacement outcomes in the transcatheter era
Surgical aortic valve replacement in the transcatheter era: It is all about teamwork
Total aortic arch replacement: A comparative study of zone 0 hybrid arch exclusion versus traditional open repair
Discussion
Zone 0 hybrid arch exclusion: What for?
The impact of 6 weeks of atrial fibrillation on left atrial and ventricular structure and function
Atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery: No loitering
Propofol cardioplegia: A single-center, placebo-controlled, randomized controlled trial
“Propofol cardioplegia” and myocardial protection: What's in a name!
The effect of obesity on acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: Et puis après?
Endovascular repair by customized branched stent-graft: A promising treatment for chronic aortic dissection involving the arch branches
This side up—Handle with care
Delayed low pressure at reperfusion: A new approach for cardioprotection
Controlled reperfusion is a rose by any other name
Preoperative predictors and outcomes of right ventricular assist device implantation after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation
Post–left ventricular assist device support right ventricular failure: Can it be predicted preoperatively, and should it be a contraindication to implantation?
Traumatic thoracic aortic rupture: Caught between a thoracic vertebral osteophyte and a hard place
Between a rock and a hard place? Not when dealing with traumatic aortic injuries!
Is the era of the heart team coming?
Ischemic mitral regurgitation: Repair the valve, reshape the ventricle, or both?
Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Who benefits?
Off-pump on-pump debate: Caveat emptor
Registration and Housing for AATS Week 2016 Is Now Available
WTSA 42nd Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts
NEW: WTSA Traveling Fellowship for Residents, Trainees, and Practicing Surgeons
ABTS Announcement
ABTS Requirements for the 10-Year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification
Giant cardiac fibroma leading to cardiac arrest: Surgical resection on the beating heart
On-pump beating heart surgery: A novel approach for urgent fibroma resection in an infant
Management of retrograde aortic arch malperfusion after hybrid stage I palliation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Management of retrograde aortic arch malperfusion after hybrid stage I palliation: Good save. Learn anything?
Late gastric conduit ischemia from celiac artery stenosis salvaged by stent therapy
Gastric conduit ischemia: Never a good thing, no matter when it happens
Aspirin resistance: A role in left ventricular assist device thrombosis?
Aspirin resistance in the era of personalized medicine: Should we not take it personally?