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Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Delos M. Cosgrove, MD (1940-)
When to repair coarctation associated with hypoplastic aortic arch through the front: Are we asking the questions that really matter?
Institutional or individual experience matters in minimally invasive valve surgery
An evolving paradigm for adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Should the indications include patients with sepsis?
Rounding numbers
Changes in United States heart allocation: A community energized to improve policy
Fairness in heart allocation
Reproducibility and replicability of science and thoracic surgery
Why don't things happen the same way every time?
Pulmonary flow study predicts survival in pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect and major aortopulmonary collateral arteries
Discussion
Why doesn't the flow study work better for pulmonary atresia, ventricular septal defect, and major aortopulmonary collaterals?
Outcome of aortic arch reconstruction in infants with coarctation: Importance of operative approach
Concept of an expandable cardiac valve for surgical implantation in infants and children
Discussion
The paradox of the surgically implanted transcatheter valve
Predictors of survival in adults undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with severe infections
Exploring the learning curve for minimally invasive sutureless aortic valve replacement
Aortic valve replacement via right anterior thoracotomy with sutureless valves: The way to go!
Physical and mental recovery after conventional aortic valve surgery
How long and what does it take for physical and emotional recovery after heart surgery?
Does moderate hypothermia really carry less bleeding risk than deep hypothermia for circulatory arrest? A propensity-matched comparison in hemiarch replacement
Discussion
Changing body temperature during aortic arch surgery
Allografts in aortic position: Insights from a 27-year, single-center prospective study
Aortic homografts, Einstein, and complexity
The IMPACT-CABG trial: A multicenter, randomized clinical trial of CD133+ stem cell therapy during coronary artery bypass grafting for ischemic cardiomyopathy
CD133+ cells: How could they have an IMPACT?
Assessment of thrombosis in right internal jugular vein after percutaneous superior vena cava catheter insertion during cardiovascular surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass
Percutaneous placement of large cannula into the internal jugular vein for minimally invasive surgery: Where do we go?
Overexpression of microRNA-21 protects spinal cords against transient ischemia
Utility of antiapoptotic strategies in spinal cord injury: If you can dream it, you can do it!
Direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement with a fully repositionable and retrievable nonmetallic valve system
Highway to the heart or one more for the road? The continued life of direct aortic access for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Minocycline pigmentation of the cardiac valves and aorta in a 29-year survivor of liver transplant
Blue-black pigmentation of heart valves. Is it as evil as it looks?
Aortic root surgery for young patients: The elephant in the room
Repair of recoarctation after the Norwood operation: The right-sided posterior approach
The “right” way to repair recoarctation after the Norwood operation
Extended neochord weaving technique for degenerative mitral valve disease
What was old .… is new again!
Thrombocytopenia after sutureless aortic valve implantation: Comparison between Intuity and Perceval bioprostheses
Tissue valve, nitinol stent, or storage solution? The mystery still goes on
Early outcome of degenerated self-expandable sutureless aortic prostheses treated with transcatheter valve implantation: A pilot series
Structure valve degeneration in new bioprosthesis: New concerns and valve-in-valve (VIV) bailout
MITRAL ANNULOPLASTY RING DEHISCENCE: OPTIMAL FORCE DISTRIBUTION WITH FLEXIBLE RINGS
MITRAL ANNULOPLASTY RING SUTURE DEHISCENCE: IN SEARCH OF MORE ROBUST TECHNIQUES
PREVENTIVE TRICUSPID ANNULOPLASTY: WHEN THE BENEFIT JUSTIFIES THE RISK
PREVENTIVE TRICUSPID ANNULOPLASTY: WHEN BENEFIT JUSTIFIES THE RISK. WHAT ELSE?
DOES N2 FROZEN SECTION MAKE SENSE IN CN0 NON–SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER PATIENTS?
FROZEN SECTION OF N2 NODES IS INVALUABLE WHENEVER UNEXPECTED SUSPICIOUS OPERATIVE FINDINGS ARE ENCOUNTERED
Notice of Correction
Notice of Correction
AATS Mitral Conclave
Join Us in Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery
AATS Surgical Treatment of Arrhythmias and Rhythm Disorders
Graham Foundation News
WTSA 43rd Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts
WTSA Traveling Fellowship for Residents, Trainees, and Practicing Surgeons
Applications for Membership
WTSA 43rd Annual Meeting
ABTS Announcement
ABTS Requirements for the 10-Year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification
A hidden culprit for ventricular dysfunction in aortopulmonary window repair: Anomalous origin of left coronary artery. Case report and review of literature
Trust, but verify
Isolated intrapulmonary teratoma
Just when you thought you'd seen everything
Revisiting successful transplantation with marginal lungs: Fourteen years later, a new era of extended criteria
The rapid transformation of extracorporeal support in lung transplantation
Management of right coronary artery fistula caused by nail gun trauma
Prior, proper planning prevents poor performance