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  • Esophageal

    Review

    Current Status and Future Prospects for Esophageal Cancer Treatment

    Makoto Sohda, Hiroyuki Kuwano
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017; 23(1): 1–11. Published online 2016 Dec 21. doi: 10.5761/atcs.ra.16-00162
    PMCID:PMC5347481

    Review

    Primary and Rescue Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy in the Management of Esophageal Perforations and Leaks

    Sasha Still, Marissa Mencio, Estrellita Ontiveros, James Burdick, Steven G. Leeds
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 24(4): 173–179. Published online 2018 Jun 7. doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.17-00107

  • Pulmonary

    Review

    Current Solutions for Long-Segment Tracheal Reconstruction

    Ahmed A. Abouarab, Hany H. Elsayed, Hussein Elkhayat, Ahmed Mostafa, David C. Cleveland, Ahmed El Nori
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017; 23(2): 66–75. Published online 2017 Feb 23. doi: 10.5761/atcs.ra.16-00251

    Original

    Loss of Muscle Mass Is a Novel Predictor of Postoperative Early Recurrence in N2-Positive Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

    Takuma Tsukioka, Nobuhiro Izumi, Chung Kyukwang, Hiroaki Komatsu, Michihito Toda, Kantaro Hara, Noritoshi Nishiyama
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 24(3): 121–126. Published online 2018 Feb 16. doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.17-00215

    Original

    Thoracoscopic Thymectomy Using a Subxiphoid Approach for Anterior Mediastinal Tumors

    Hiroki Numanami, Motoki Yano, Masayuki Yamaji, Rumiko Taguchi, Chihiro Furuta, Ryoichi Nakanishi, Masayuki Haniuda
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 24(2): 65–72. Published online 2018 Jan 9. doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.17-00128

    Original

    PD-L1 Expression in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Including Various Adenocarcinoma Subtypes

    Tomoyuki Miyazawa, Hideki Marushima, Hisashi Saji, Koji Kojima, Masahiro Hoshikawa, Masayuki Takagi, Haruhiko Nakamura
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019; 25(1): 1–9. Published online 2018 Oct 3. doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.18-00163

  • Cardiovascular

    Review

    Conduits Used in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Review of Morphological Studies

    Brenda Martínez-González, Cynthia Guadalupe Reyes-Hernández, Alejandro Quiroga-Garza, Víctor E. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Claudia N. Esparza-Hernández, Rodrigo E. Elizondo-Omaña, Santos Guzmán-López
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017; 23(2): 55–65. Published online 2017 Feb 14. doi: 10.5761/atcs.ra.16-00178

    Original

    Deep Sternal Wound Infection after Open-Heart Surgery: A 13-Year Single Institution Analysis

    Alexander Andersen Juhl, Sofie Hody, Tina Senholt Videbaek, Tine Engberg Damsgaard, Per Hostrup Nielsen
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017; 23(2): 76–82. Published online 2017 Feb 3. doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.16-00196

    Case

    An Unusual Foreign Body in the Heart: A Case Report

    Supomo, Handy Darmawan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 24(4): 205–207. Published online 2017 Nov 24. doi: 10.5761/atcs.cr.17-00117

    New Methods

    Increase Carotid Flow by Double Sheath Connection Technique to Reduce Cerebral Ischemia for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation through Transcarotid Approach

    Richard Tsai, I-Ming Chen, Po-Lin Chen, Hsin-Bang Leu, Ying-Hwa Chen, Hsiao-Huang Chang
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 24(3): 161–164. Published online 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.5761/atcs.nm.18-00032

    Original

    Retrospective Analysis of Air Handling by Contemporary Oxygenators in the Setting of Cardiac Surgery

    Carina Benstoem, Bleilevens Christian, Borchardt Ralf, Stoppe Christian, Goetzenich Andreas, Autschbach Ruedriger, Breuer Thomas
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 24(5): 230–237. Published online 2018 Jul 11. doi: 10.5761/atcs.oa.18-00019

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