Historical perspectives of The American Association for Thoracic Surgery: Tirone E. David
Building a bioartificial heart: A 3-song saga
Building a bioartificial heart: Obstacles and opportunities
Someday, a scientific dream will become reality
Bridge to durable left ventricular assist device for refractory cardiogenic shock
Discussion
Adoption of short-term mechanical circulatory support as a viable rescue effort for patients with refractory cardiogenic shock
Temperature during operations on the aortic arch: How low should we go?
The impact of temperature in aortic arch surgery patients receiving antegrade cerebral perfusion for >30 minutes: How relevant is it really?
Baby, it's cold outside. Does it need to be?
Stargazing or scientific yardstick? The future of speckle tracking echocardiography in the management of ascending aortic aneurysm
Obtaining the biomechanical behavior of ascending aortic aneurysm via the use of novel speckle tracking echocardiography
Discussion
Ascending thoracic aortic aneurysm: Usefulness of the speckle-tracking transesophageal echocardiogram
Aortic floating thrombus detected by computed tomography angiography incidentally: Five cases and a literature review
Can we quantify the risk of embolization for a free-floating thrombus?
Successful endovascular repair of symptomatic aberrant left subclavian artery arising from Kommerell diverticulum with the chimney technique
Chimney, periscope, or snorkel technique to relieve dysphagia
Early clinical outcomes of a novel self-expanding transapical transcatheter aortic valve bioprosthesis
Discussion
Avoiding coronary obstruction after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Is it the skirt or what's inside that counts?
Apples, orange, and pears. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in intermediate risk patients has borne fruit
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risk patients
Use of allogeneic tissue to treat infective valvular disease: Has everything been said?
Does type of prosthesis affect long-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement for infective endocarditis? How should we properly answer this question?
Outcomes of early surgery for infective endocarditis with moderate cerebral complications
A time to operate
It takes two to tango: Right ventricular failure after left ventricular surgery
Right ventricular dysfunction affects survival after surgical left ventricular restoration
Preoperative right ventricular dysfunction should not preclude surgical ventricular restoration
Bilateral sympathectomy improves postinfarction left ventricular remodeling and function
Video-assisted thoracoscopic bilateral thoracic sympathectomy: An alternative to pharmaceutical disruption of sympathetic neural activity in patients with heart failure
Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials assessing safety and efficacy of posterior pericardial drainage in patients undergoing heart surgery
Draining the posterior pericardial space: Pericardiotomy versus just another tube
Risk factors and prognosis of postpericardiotomy syndrome in patients undergoing valve surgery
The significance of postpericardiotomy syndrome: A real threat or a simple nuisance?
Randomized, multicenter trial comparing sternotomy closure with rigid plate fixation to wire cerclage
Zipping up after a median sternotomy: Are we at the end of the wire?
Assessment of survival in retrospective studies: The Social Security Death Index is not adequate for estimation
More than vital: Who bears the burden?
Potential benefits and consequences of public reporting of pediatric cardiac surgery outcomes
Are there negative consequences of public reporting? The hype and the reality
Assessment of central venous physiology of Fontan circulation using peripheral venous pressure
Der mittlere Druck der Flüssigkeit
It's in 3D, but is it truly the next dimension?
Preclinical study of patient-specific cell-free nanofiber tissue-engineered vascular grafts using 3-dimensional printing in a sheep model
Recreating the inferior vena cava with a patient-specific biodegradable conduit
Myocardial rescue with autologous mitochondrial transplantation in a porcine model of ischemia/reperfusion
Discussion
Mitochondria “muscle in” as a potential adjunct therapy in cardiothoracic surgery
The effects of postoperative hematocrit on shunt occlusion for neonates undergoing single ventricle palliation
Turnstyle gridlock: Passenger (corpuscular) overload or slow-moving train?
A risk score to predict the incidence of prolonged air leak after video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: An analysis from the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons database
Discussion
A risk factor paper on air leaks: Now it's time for treatment strategy papers from the only 5-tool hospital athlete—the thoracic surgeon
Propensity-matched comparison of video-assisted thoracoscopic with thoracotomy lobectomy for locally advanced non–small cell lung cancer
Thoracoscopic lobectomy for clinical N2 and N1 lung cancer: Innovation outpacing standard of care
Surgery for predominant lesion in nonlocalized bronchiectasis
Experience and patient selection are the keys to successful surgical treatment for nonlocalized bronchiectasis
Flipping the classroom: Case-based learning, accountability, assessment, and feedback leads to a favorable change in culture
Discussion
Cardiothoracic surgery education: The times they are a changin'
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery/Society of Thoracic Surgeons position statement on developing clinical practice documents
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Interventricular septal hematoma associated with congenital heart surgery: A case report and literature review
Skunk's poked: What now?
Pulmonary and atrial resection and reconstruction for sarcoma with intracardiac extension
A bridge too far?
Bilateral pneumonectomy to treat uncontrolled sepsis in a patient awaiting lung transplantation
Living without lungs? Bilateral pneumonectomy and dual circulatory support: A step forward in the search for a total artificial lung
Patient-specific assessment of hemodynamics by computational fluid dynamics in patients with bicuspid aortopathy
Altered hemodynamics in bicuspid aortic valve disease: Leaning more toward nurture!
Two decades of experience with root remodeling and valve repair for bicuspid aortic valves
The regurgitant bicuspid aortic valve: Recalibrating our surgical strategies
Changes in operative strategy for patients enrolled in the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection interventional cohort program
Dissecting our advances