Surgery versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for operable stage I non–small cell lung cancer: Can we achieve equipoise?
Can an automated early warning system derived from continuous physiologic monitoring prevent disaster?
The harder one looks, the more one finds
Complex aortic arch surgery: Back to the future?
Pathway for surgeons and programs to establish and maintain a successful robot-assisted adult cardiac surgery program
Blazing the trail for robot-assisted cardiac surgery
Blood: Can't live with it, can't live without it
Contemporary extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy in adults: Fundamental principles and systematic review of the evidence
Conventional extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy in the current era
Cardiothoracic surgical critical care certification: A future of distinction
Certification in cardiothoracic surgical critical care: A distinction for some or for all?
Online network of subspecialty aortic disease experts: Impact of “cloud” technology on management of acute aortic emergencies
Are we ready to sit on a little cloud?
Lobectomy versus stereotactic body radiotherapy in healthy patients with stage I lung cancer
Metformin exposure is associated with improved progression-free survival in diabetic patients after resection for early-stage non–small cell lung cancer
Role of metformin in lung cancer treatment and prevention: Are we any closer to the answer?
Impact of free tumor clusters on prognosis after resection of pulmonary adenocarcinoma
Spread through alveolar spaces: An aerogenous invasion in pulmonary adenocarcinomas
Pulmonary metastasectomy for suspected pancreaticobiliary cancer
Pancreatic cancer patients and thoracic surgeons: Could/should their clinic templates ever overlap?
The risk and extent of neurologic events are equivalent for high-risk patients treated with transcatheter or surgical aortic valve replacement
Discussion
A fate worse than death
The rise of new technologies for aortic valve stenosis: A comparison of sutureless and transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Discussion
The gray zone is always more dark
Aortic valve replacement with a 17-mm mechanical prosthesis in octogenarian or older patients
Are we throwing the baby out with the bath water?
Bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting: Does graft configuration affect outcome?
Using bilateral internal thoracic arteries—just do it
Results of a hybrid procedure for patients with proximal left subclavian artery stenosis and coronary artery disease
A tale of 2 treatments: The best of times or the worst of times?
The predictive value of s-cystatin C for mortality after coronary artery bypass surgery
Refined prediction: Does improved accuracy enhance our ability to improve patient outcomes?
Total aortic arch replacement with a novel 4-branched frozen elephant trunk prosthesis: Single-center results of the first 100 patients
Discussion
Should the elephant freeze for all?
Hybrid aortic arch repair for dissecting aneurysm
Hybrid aortic arch repair: The ultimate solution or a stop along the way to a total endovascular arch reconstruction?
Prediction of imminent, severe deterioration of children with parallel circulations using real-time processing of physiologic data
Syndecan-1 improves severe acute kidney injury prediction after pediatric cardiac surgery
Prediction of severe acute kidney injury after pediatric cardiac surgery with the use of novel biomarkers: A new trend in clinical research and risk stratification
Heart block following stage 1 palliation of hypoplastic left heart syndrome
The Single Ventricle Reconstruction Trial: The data goes public
Incidence and characteristics of heart block after heart surgery in pediatric patients: A multicenter study
Cardiopulmonary bypass, cardioplegia, confocal inspection…?
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging characterizes stenosis, perfusion, and fibrosis preoperatively and postoperatively in children with anomalous coronary arteries
Actual application of virtual angioscopy: Is it yet to come?
Transplantation of “high-risk” donor hearts: Implications for infection
Discussion
Let's get high
Transfusion of sex-mismatched and non–leukocyte-depleted red blood cells in cardiac surgery increases mortality
Sex matching and red cell safety
Postoperative acute kidney injury defined by RIFLE criteria predicts early health outcome and long-term survival in patients undergoing redo coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Does RIFLE score a bullseye with AKI and post–redo CABG outcomes?
Association of cardiac biomarkers with acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery: A multicenter cohort study
Prognostic implications of baseline NT-proBNP before cardiac surgery
The effect of coronary angiography timing and use of cardiopulmonary bypass on acute kidney injury after coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery is not always related to coronary angiography timing
The internal mammary artery perforator flap and its subtypes in the reconstruction of median sternotomy wounds
Management of sternal complications: Adding to the armamentarium
Pedicled and skeletonized single and bilateral internal thoracic artery grafts and the incidence of sternal wound complications: Insights from the Arterial Revascularization Trial
Giving post hoc a good name
Thymectomy using the subxiphoid approach
Moving around the thymus: More technology, more safety, more efficiency
Occlusion of an ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm with intraoperative echocardiography and a printed model
Endovascular approaches to the ascending aorta are right around the corner
IN MEMORIAM: ROBERT L. BERGER, 1930-2016
TECHNICAL CHANGES IN THE IMPLANT OF SUTURELESS AORTIC VALVES: THE SENSE OF BEING PIONEERS
THE TIPPING POINT: WHEN SHOULD A MODIFICATION BECOME THE STANDARD TECHNIQUE?
OCCULT BLEEDING IN LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE RECIPIENTS: IT IS THE PATIENT RATHER THAN THE PUMP
ELUCIDATING THE INTRICATE MECHANISMS OF GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING IN A CONTINUOUS-FLOW LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE WILL LEAD TO FUTURE THERAPEUTIC TARGETS
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Heart Valve Summit: Medical, Surgical, & Interventional Decision Making
Registration and Housing Open: AATS Clinical Trials Methods Course 2016
AATS Focus on Thoracic Surgery: Current and Future Challenges
International Coronary Congress
Graham Foundation News
Applications for Membership
WTSA 43rd Annual Meeting
ABTS Announcement
ABTS Requirements for the 10-Year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification
Air embolism during air flight in a passenger with bronchogenic cyst
Pleural space oddity: The relevance of Boyle's and Laplace's laws in the skies
Three-dimensional printing titanium ribs for complex reconstruction after extensive posterolateral chest wall resection in lung cancer
Three-dimensional printing: The next big thing in surgery?
Separate pulmonary venous anastomoses using a left atrial appendage in a left single lung transplantation
Optimal venous drainage for the pulmonary allograft: The search goes on
Real-time recording of annuloplasty suture dehiscence reveals a potential mechanism for dehiscence cascade
A chain is only as strong as its weakest link
Right-to-left shunt through patent foramen ovale during off-pump coronary artery bypass
A benign patent foramen ovale in off-pump coronary artery bypass can suddenly take a right turn, but can it be tolerated?
Management of coronary sinus ostial atresia in a donor heart during cardiac transplantation
What can we learn from a case report? It's not always about the Swiss cheese
In situ reconstruction using the half-ring–shaped aortic wall for transposition of the great arteries
“Single coronary” in transposition of the great arteries: Why are we still talking about it?
Aortic arch reconstruction using a Kommerell diverticulum for hypoplastic left heart syndrome with a right aortic arch
Is native tissue always better?
Recent and Future Papers in the Seminars and Op Techs