Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Pedro J. del Nido
A legend in thoracic surgery: F. Griffith Pearson, MD, 1926-2016
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement: Surgeon and patient factors contribute to long-term durability
Reimplantation of the aortic valve at 20 years
To pleat or not to pleat…is that the question?
TRANSFORM (Multicenter Experience With Rapid Deployment Edwards INTUITY Valve System for Aortic Valve Replacement) US clinical trial: Performance of a rapid deployment aortic valve
Discussion
Sutureless aortic valves: A game changer, or niche tool in an expanding toolbox?
In vitro coronary flow after transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation: A comparison of 2 valves
Transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve insertion: That train has sailed
Wrinkles, folds and calcifications: Reduced durability after transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve replacement
A leap of faith from association to causation
The risk of oversizing with sutureless bioprosthesis in small aortic annulus
Choosing the proper size for sutureless prostheses
Quick but effective surgery for functional mitral regurgitation secondary to aortic valve disease
String no ring
CHALLENGING ALLOGRAFT USE FOR AORTIC VALVE INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS: IS IT THE ALLOGRAFT OR THE SURGEON?
AORTIC VALVE HOMOGRAFTS: EXPERIENTIAL ATROPHY SPAWNS EVOLUTION OF STANDARDS
THE MORE I LEARN THE LESS I KNOW
Repairing the mitral subvalvular apparatus: The new frontier
Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation? Subanalysis of the Papillary Muscle Approximation trial
Sub or snub: Is subvalvular repair worthwhile in severe ischemic mitral regurgitation?
On-pump versus off-pump: It's all about the grafts!
Impact of multiple arterial grafts in off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery
“ART ON, ART OFF”: The expanding horizon of ARTerial grafting
Updated evidence for left main coronary artery disease: Practice versus the consensus
Through rose-colored glasses: Bringing focus back to revascularization
Endothelial dysfunction of internal thoracic artery graft in patients with chronic kidney disease
Endothelial dysfunction or anything else?
Cellular reprogramming in cardiac diseases: A feather in the hat of regenerative medicine
In situ reprogramming to transdifferentiate fibroblasts into cardiomyocytes using adenoviral vectors: Implications for clinical myocardial regeneration
Cardiac cellular reprogramming with transient expression vectors: Less is more
Calpain inhibition modulates glycogen synthase kinase 3β pathways in ischemic myocardium: A proteomic and mechanistic analysis
Discussion
Calpain inhibitors: The aspirin of the 21st century?
Are biventricular assist devices underused as a bridge to heart transplantation in patients with a high risk of postimplant right ventricular failure?
Thinkers needed to improve biventricular assist device outcome
A PERCUTANEOUS STRATEGY FOR SAFE FEMORAL VENOARTERIAL EXTRACORPOREAL LIFE SUPPORT
ACHIEVING SAFE AND EXPEDITIOUS DISTAL LIMB PERFUSION IN FEMORAL VENOARTERIAL EXTRACORPOREAL LIFE SUPPORT
Neuromuscular electrical stimulation may attenuate muscle proteolysis after cardiovascular surgery: A preliminary study
A new weapon in the fight against postcardiac surgery muscle catabolism
Surgical economics: MACRA, MIPS, and bundles—Lessons learned in the first 3 years of a coronary artery bypass grafting alternative payment model
The times are a-changin'—Rapidly!
Ignoring da Vinci and Darwin: The making of a better outlet valve
Surgical reconstruction of semilunar valves in the growing child: Should we mimic the venous valve? A simulation study
Design, dynamism, and valve repair
Simplified mitral valve repair in pediatric patients with connective tissue disorders
Mitral repair in children with connective tissue disorders: On the edge, over the edge, or edge-to-edge?
Cardiovascular operations for Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Intermediate-term results
Discussion
Aortic surgery in Loeys-Dietz syndrome: Excellent results, but close surveillance is necessary
The good news is, we repaired your baby's coarctation…
How successful is successful? Aortic arch shape after successful aortic coarctation repair correlates with left ventricular function
Discussion
More than meets the eye
Long-term outcomes of single-ventricle palliation for unbalanced atrioventricular septal defects: Fontan survivors do better than previously thought
Patients with unbalanced atrioventricular canal defects can undergo the Fontan operation with good outcomes
Mechanically assisted bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt in neonates and infants: An acute human pilot study
Cavopulmonary assist: Bridge to Fontan repair of single-ventricle circulation
Characterizing cardiac arrest in children undergoing cardiac surgery: A single-center study
The need for personalized resuscitation guidelines in children with congenital heart disease
Radiography nomography: Utility of a calculator in rational preoperative decision making for subsolid pulmonary nodules
A nomogram for predicting the risk of invasive pulmonary adenocarcinoma for patients with solitary peripheral subsolid nodules
Clinical nomograms: Is a picture worth a thousand words?
Left carinal pneumonectomy using left bronchostomy: A novel technique of crossfield intubation
Tough problem, creative solution
Lobar lung transplantation: One size fits all
Outcomes of various transplant procedures (single, sparing, inverted) in living-donor lobar lung transplantation
Necessity is the mother of invention: Alternative techniques in living-related lobar transplantation come to the mainstream
CRISPR genome-editing: A medical revolution
Toward pragmatic innovation
Thoracic surgery education in Canada
O Canada—Keep our specialty glorious and free
Registration and Housing For AATS Week 2017 Is Now Available
Upcoming AATS Meetings
WTSA 43rd Annual Meeting
Applications for Membership
ABTS Announcement
ABTS Requirements for the 10-Year Milestone for Maintenance of Certification
First case of a sutureless Perceval valve delayed proximal migration
Sutureless valve implantation: Every detail counts
An unusual case of giant coronary sinus causing left ventricular inflow obstruction
No longer novel: The association of a dilated coronary sinus with left ventricular inflow obstruction
Corrective surgery for a patient with a giant right pulmonary artery developing 40 years after a Waterston-Cooley shunt for pulmonary stenosis and ventricular septal defect
Just because you can, doesn't mean you should: The flipside of technical feasibility
Introduction to the 2016 Aortic Symposium Supplement
Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) in proximal (type A) aortic dissection: Ready for a broader application?
The future is now: An endovascular option for type A aortic dissection
Branch graft patency after open repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Setting the bar in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: Bridge over troubled aorta
Impact of preoperative pulmonary function on outcomes after open repair of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
Open repair with bad lungs? Don't hold your breath!
Endovascular repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms using fenestrated and branched endografts
Walking away from thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair: Advancing intervention to make it more common
Aortic surgery in pregnancy
In pregnancy, aortic tissue is the issue