Historical Perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Fredrick G. Kergin, MD (1907-1974)
Identifying patients who benefit from restrictive annuloplasty in ischemic mitral regurgitation: An elusive yet essential quest! Toward a patient-tailored approach
Hypoplastic left heart syndrome: What's next?
Is there any role for positron emission tomography–computed tomography after induction therapy for locally advanced non–small cell lung cancer?
Postoperative atrial fibrillation: Is there a need for prevention?
Measure twice, cut once: Increasing the precision of size matching in lung transplantation
Preoperative PFTs: The answer is blowing in the wind
Transition to practice, lessons learned: Academic general thoracic surgery
The view from the other side of the table: Beginning a practice in academic thoracic surgery
The present day potential role of fractional flow reserve–guided coronary artery bypass graft surgery
FFR 4 CABG: More than a vanity plate
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Reasons and purpose
2015 The American Association for Thoracic Surgery Consensus Guidelines: Ischemic mitral valve regurgitation
A new approach: Ischemic mitral regurgitation guidelines by and for surgeons
Surgery for aortic dilatation in patients with bicuspid aortic valves
Surgery for bicuspid valve aortopathy clarified—for now
Postinduction positron emission tomography assessment of N2 nodes is not associated with ypN2 disease or overall survival in stage IIIA non–small cell lung cancer
Discussion
Is there a role for postinduction positron emission tomography and computed tomography with fludeoxyglucose F 18? A call for standardization
Incidence and implications of postoperative supraventricular tachycardia after pulmonary lobectomy
Discussion
Postoperative atrial arrhythmias: Where do we go from here?
Postdischarge venous thromboembolic complications following pulmonary oncologic resection: An underdetected problem
Caught between a rock and a hard place: Venous thromboembolism screening in high-risk patients
Spotlight on esophageal perforation: A multinational study using the Pittsburgh esophageal perforation severity scoring system
Discussion
Validation of the Pittsburgh esophageal perforation severity score: Further impetus for a prospective study
Prosthesis–patient mismatch in high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: A randomized trial of a self-expanding prosthesis
Discussion
Enhanced freedom from prosthesis-patient mismatch with transcatheter aortic valve replacement: More to aortic regurgitation than meets the eye?
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve insertion-related intraoperative morbidity: Implications of the minimalist approach
The “minimalist approach” for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Should we land at an airport without a fire department?
Natural history of coexistent mitral regurgitation after aortic valve replacement
Discussion
Will the leaking stop?
Mitral stenosis and hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy: An unusual combination
Son of SAM: Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction with coexistent mitral stenosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Mitral valve-in-valve hemodynamic performance: An in vitro study
Benchtop hemodynamic studies of transcatheter valves: Has the horse come after the cart?
Restoration of sinus rhythm and atrial transport function after the maze procedure: U lesion set versus box lesion set
Modifying the Cox maze procedure: Who should get a U?
Direct innominate artery cannulation: An alternate technique for antegrade cerebral perfusion during aortic hemiarch reconstruction
Options for arterial cannulation to provide antegrade cerebral perfusion: Everything old is new again
Hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery with bilateral or single internal mammary artery grafts
Hybrid coronary revascularization: Ready for prime time, but who should star?
Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with left ventricular dysfunction
Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with depressed left ventricular ejection fraction percentage: “If this is the best of all possible worlds, what then are the others?”
Defining operative mortality: Impact on outcome reporting
Discussion
The perils of the body count
Hybrid therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Myth, alternative, or standard?
Discussion
Hybrid therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: Myth, alternative, or standard—neither Minotaur nor Midas
Characterizing the angiogenic activity of patients with single ventricle physiology and aortopulmonary collateral vessels
Aortopulmonary collaterals: Angiogenesis, or a whole lot more?
Neurodevelopmental outcomes after neonatal cardiac surgery: Role of cortical isoelectric activity
Discussion
Too much of a good thing? Could we be overdoing cerebral protection in neonatal cardiac surgery?
Burden of potentially pathologic copy number variants is higher in children with isolated congenital heart disease and significantly impairs covariate-adjusted transplant-free survival
Copy number variants in congenital heart disease: A new risk factor impacting outcomes?
Extracorporeal life support during pregnancy
Saving 2 lives with 1 operation!
Predictive equations for lung volumes from computed tomography for size matching in pulmonary transplantation
Too big, too small, or just right
The ripple effect of a complication in lung transplantation: Evidence for increased long-term survival risk
Discussion
Improving long-term survival by preventing early complications after lung transplantation: Can we prevent ripples by keeping pebbles out of the water?
Do pulmonary function tests improve risk stratification before cardiothoracic surgery?
What's in a word?: The importance of data to support a precise definition
Mitigation of myocardial fibrosis by molecular cardiac surgery–mediated gene overexpression
Returning to the bench with adeno-associated virus 1 SERCA2a gene therapy
A feasibility study of total endovascular aortic arch replacement: From stent-graft design to preclinical testing
Total endovascular arch replacement: Are we there yet? Are we there yet?…
A VICTORY FOR ALL HALSTEDIANS: EVIDENCE SUPPORTING CARDIAC SURGICAL RESIDENTS TRAINING
THE EVIDENCE IS SUSPECT
FROZEN ELEPHANT TRUNK VERSUS SINGLE-STAGE OPEN REPAIR FOR EXTENSIVE THORACIC AORTIC DISEASE
EXTRACORPOREAL CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION FOR OUT-OF-HOSPITAL REFRACTORY CARDIAC ARREST: A WORD OF CAUTION
SURGEON VOLUME AND PROCEDURE SELECTION
THE EFFECT OF SURGEON VOLUME ON PROCEDURE SELECTION IN NON–SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER SURGERIES
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Mitral valve repair for endocarditis can be performed 3 days after repair of a bleeding mycotic brain aneurysm
The sooner the better?
Multidisciplinary risk assessment and treatment: The evolution of triage
Syncope caused by right ventricular obstruction by pectus excavatum
What are the indications for pectus excavatum repair at the time of congenital cardiac surgery: Separating theory from reality
Use of the total artificial heart as a bridge to transplant in a 13-year-old with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries
The total artificial heart in pediatrics: Expanding the repertoire
A hybrid configuration of a left ventricular assist device and venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
More than one way to skin a cat
Anticoagulation with apixaban in a patient with a left ventricular assist device and gastrointestinal bleeding: A viable alternative to warfarin?
The use of new anticoagulant drugs in ventricular assist devices: Another brick in the wall?