Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Bruce W. Lytle, MD
New model for an old problem: Myocardial edema and dysfunction in neonates
Operability assessment in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH): Don't miss the chance of a second opinion!
Lung torsion: Some answers but more questions
Residual aortic regurgitation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement under the echocardiographic microscope
Sanctions for research misconduct in cardiothoracic surgery journals
Special considerations of military cardiothoracic surgeons
Military surgeons just want to have fun
Operability assessment in CTEPH: Lessons from the CHEST-1 study
There is no substitute for experience: Lessons learned from CHEST-1 (Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator Trial-1) for future clinical trial design
Missing the forest for the trees: The world around us and surgical treatment of endocarditis
Seeing the entire forest in endocarditis
HeartMate 3: Facing the challenge of past success
Did you like Terminator 3 better than Terminator 2 ? “Rise of machines” with HeartMate 3?
Accuracy of transesophageal echocardiography in the identification of postoperative intramural ventricular septal defects
Intramural ventricular septal defect after repair of conotruncal anomalies: Is there light at the end of the tunnel?
Impact of anatomic characteristics and initial biventricular surgical strategy on outcomes in various forms of double-outlet right ventricle
Is there a limit to how far we should push the envelope in pediatric cardiac surgery?
Aortic arch repair in children with PHACE syndrome
Aortic arch anomalies in PHACE syndrome: An individualized approach to an unusual problem
Outcomes of neonates requiring prolonged stay in the intensive care unit after surgical repair of congenital heart disease
Neonatal outcomes and length of stay: A firm grasp of the obvious?
Age-related differences of intraischemic gap junction uncoupling in hearts during ischemia
Predictors of survival in lung torsion: A systematic review and pooled analysis
The lung torsion dilemma: Detorsion without resection or resection without detorsion?
Systemic and regional pulmonary function after segmentectomy
When the sum of the parts is greater than the whole
Importance of residual primary cancer after induction therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma
For esophageal cancer, biology is still king
Hemodynamic and ventilatory responses during exercise in chronic thromboembolic disease
Understanding pathophysiologic changes occurring in chronic thromboembolic disease
Learning curves for transapical transcatheter aortic valve replacement in the PARTNER-I trial: Technical performance, success, and safety
Navigating the s-curve of transapical therapy
Prognostic significance of mild aortic regurgitation in predicting mortality after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Aortic valve disease with ascending aortic aneurysm: Impact of concomitant root-sparing (supracoronary) aortic replacement in nonsyndromic patients
Concomitant replacement of the ascending aorta is free—for some
Is right axillary artery cannulation safe in type A aortic dissection with involvement of the innominate artery?
Maxing out the axillary artery for arterial cannulation in acute type A dissection
Management of floating thrombus in the aortic arch
Are errors of commission better than errors of omission?
Involvement of Oct4 in the pathogenesis of thoracic aortic dissection via inducing the dedifferentiated phenotype of human aortic smooth muscle cells by directly upregulating KLF5
A “muscled” fight against aortic dissection: Knowledge is the key to success
Surgical outcomes of infective endocarditis among intravenous drug users
Discussion
The vagaries of patient selection in cardiovascular surgery
The value of preoperative 3-dimensional over 2-dimensional valve analysis in predicting recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation after mitral annuloplasty
Predicting recurrent ischemic mitral regurgitation: Through the 3-dimensional looking glass
Are three arteries better than two? Impact of using the radial artery in addition to bilateral internal thoracic artery grafting on long-term survival
Multiple arterial conduits for bypass grafting: How many are enough?
Midterm benefits of surgical pulmonary embolectomy for acute pulmonary embolus on right ventricular function
Discussion
Surgical pulmonary embolectomy: Should we extend its role?
Intravenous acetaminophen analgesia after cardiac surgery: A randomized, blinded, controlled superiority trial
Big fish, little fish
The use of extended criteria donors decreases one-year survival in high-risk lung recipients: A review of the United Network of Organ Sharing Database
Discussion
Extended criteria donors: Closer to the truth
Atrial arrhythmias after lung transplantation: Incidence and risk factors in 652 lung transplant recipients
Atrial arrhythmias after lung transplant: A call to action starting with the electrocardiogram
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenator support in infants with systemic-pulmonary shunts
More or less: Sometimes more is more if it's the lesser of evils
Circular shunt in bidirectional cavopulmonary anastomosis
A vicious circle
Single transversus abdominis muscle flap: Another possibility for large congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair
Would you buy this car without a warranty?
Simultaneous endocardial and epicardial high-resolution mapping of the human right atrial wall
Macro or micro: The beat goes on
A new perspective on bibliometric data: Moving out of the mainstream
Metrics matter for knowledge workers like us
The considerations of surgical treatment strategies of acute type a aortic dissection
What defines the optimal safe operative management of acute type A aortic dissection?
Cardiothoracic surgical critical care is critical to cardiothoracic surgery
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Tissue plasminogen activator for mediastinal tube clearance in pediatric chylous effusion: A case report
Curbing chyle leaks
Hemangioma of the cervical esophagus: A rare case of dysphagia mimicking a large esophageal polyp on endoscopy
Another freak of nature? Dysphagia hemangioma
Sequential interventional treatment of right-sided lung cancer with complete lung atelectasis: A case report
Cleaning the pipes before changing the furnace: Endoscopic patient optimization before major therapeutic intervention in lung cancer
First case of Perceval S prosthesis early structural valve deterioration: Not an easy reoperation
The potential emerging truth about balanced sacrifices in surgery