New format for the Journal
Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Joseph S. Coselli, MD
Ascending aortopathy with bicuspid aortic valve: More, but not enough, evidence for the hemodynamic theory
Patient-specific computational fluid dynamics—assessment of aortic hemodynamics in a spectrum of aortic valve pathologies
Mid-term durability of the Trifecta bioprosthesis for aortic valve replacement
Good for now, but will they stand the test of time?
The fate of small-size pericardial heart valve prostheses in an older patient population
The Mitroflow aortic valve: A past, present, and future illuminated
Characteristics and outcomes of patients with postoperative cardiovascular pseudoaneurysms
False aneurysms after heart valve surgery
Ultrasound visualization of the left circumflex artery by direct endocardial scanning of the mitral annulus during surgery
Intraoperative endocardial ultrasonography: Improving safety in mitral valve surgery
Inducing false lumen thrombosis for retrograde type A aortic dissection
Acute retrograde aortic dissection: “To be [treated] or not to be, that is the question”
Mast cell activation and arterial hypotension during proximal aortic repair requiring hypothermic circulatory arrest
The mast cell demystified: A novel target for anti-inflammatory strategies after circulatory arrest?
Right internal thoracic artery or radial artery? A propensity-matched comparison on the second-best arterial conduit
“Second best”: A good start
Alternative method of patch implantation and creation for postinfarction ventricular septal defect repair by the infarct exclusion technique
Surgery for postinfarction ventricular septal rupture
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the treatment of postcardiotomy shock
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation postcardiotomy: “With great power comes great responsibility”
Off-pump implantation of the HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device through a bilateral thoracotomy approach
Off-pump ventricular assist device implantation: Easy as 1, 2, 3?
A derived and validated score to predict prolonged mechanical ventilation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Prediction of prolonged mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery: An imperfect crystal ball
A pilot goal-directed perfusion initiative is associated with less acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery
To beat acute kidney injury, you need to keep your eye on the goal
Less may be more: Using small molecules to reprogram human cells into functional cardiomyocytes
Transdifferentiation: A new frontier in cardiovascular cell therapy
Scan, plan, print, practice, perform: Development and use of a patient-specific 3-dimensional printed model in adult cardiac surgery
Scan, plan, print, practice, perform: A disruptive technology?
THE PUTATIVE MECHANISM OF RECURRENT VALVE REGURGITATION AFTER VALVE REPAIR IN ISCHEMIC MITRAL VALVE REGURGITATION
PREDICTING RECURRENT MITRAL REGURGITATION AFTER MITRAL VALVE REPAIR: A DIFFICULT ENDEAVOR AND A NECESSITY
CARDIAC SURGERY CENTERS ARE IDEAL PLACES TO TREAT PATIENTS UNDERGOING LIFE-THREATENING DEEP ACCIDENTAL HYPOTHERMIA USING EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION VENOARTERIAL THERAPY
A CALL FOR STANDARDIZED END POINT DEFINITIONS REGARDING OUTCOMES OF EXTRACORPOREAL MEMBRANE OXYGENATION
ROUTINE INTRAVENOUS ACETAMINOPHEN FOR POSTCARDIAC SURGERY ANALGESIA: HIGH COSTS AND QUESTIONABLE BENEFITS
INTRAVENOUS ACETAMINOPHEN: CAN THE BENEFIT OUTWEIGH THE COST IN SELECTED PATIENTS?
Preserving the V-engine shape of the left ventricle with Melody mitral valve replacement in small children
Assessment of the Melody valve in the mitral position in young children by echocardiography
Evaluating the stented bovine jugular vein graft valve (Melody) for mitral valve replacement: New echocardiographic criteria to evaluate novel techniques
Is a hybrid strategy a lower-risk alternative to stage 1 Norwood operation?
The hybrid procedure for hypoplastic left heart syndrome: A procedure still looking for its place
A transapical-to-aorta double lumen cannula-based neonate left ventricular assist device efficiently unloads the left ventricle in neonate lambs
Discussion
Reality or singular pipe dream?
Sleeve lobectomy may provide better outcomes than pneumonectomy for non–small cell lung cancer. A decade in a nationwide study
Less is more
Airway pressure release ventilation during ex vivo lung perfusion attenuates injury
Rescue, revive, rejuvenate: The new science of ex vivo lung perfusion
Inhibition of Na-K-Cl cotransporter isoform 1 reduces lung injury induced by ischemia–reperfusion
The saturation of novel means to alleviate ischemia–reperfusion injury?
PECTUS EXCAVATUM: A RARE CAUSE OF DYSPHAGIA
PHYSIOLOGIC IMPLICATIONS OF PECTUS EXCAVATUM
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
Applications for Membership
ABTS Announcement
ABTS Requirements for the 10-Year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification
Giant saphenous vein graft aneurysm compressing the lingular bronchus
Innovative application of a thoracotomy approach to treat saphenous vein graft aneurysm
Intra-aortic balloon pump therapy negatively affects flow through a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device
Intra-aortic balloon pumps and continuous flow left ventricular assist devices: Don't let balloon pumps overstay their welcome
Implanted pedicled autologous pericardium mimics vasculature tissue: Case report
The potential of pedicled pericardium
Endobronchial valve therapy for a refractory air leak after lung transplantation in a patient with multiple connective tissue disorders
If at first you don't succeed: The importance of persistence in managing refractory air leaks