2013-2018 Abstract Library

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Cardiac Short and Long-term Outcomes after Total Arch Replacement by Using the Trifurcated Graft Technique, Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion and Deep Hypothermia Circulatory Arrest
Cardiac Transfusion in Elective Proximal Reconstruction: Where Do We Currently Stand?
Cardiac Association Between Centers for Disease Control "High-risk" Donor Characteristics and Recipient Outcomes After Heart Transplantation: Insights from the UNOS Database
Cardiac Sternal Wound Complications in Patients Undergoing Orthotopic Heart Transplantation
Cardiac Hospitalization Prior to Index Admission for Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Decreases Mortality and Cost
Cardiac Clinical and Functional Outcomes Associated with Age After Non-Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Cardiac Left Ventricular Function Recovery after Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Previous Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Cardiac Preoperative CT Scans Reduce the Risk of Stroke in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery: A Meta-Analysis
Cardiac Racial Disparities and Outcomes After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation as Bridge to Transplantation or Destination Therapy
Thoracic The Scan, the Needle or the Knife? National Trends in Diagnosing Stage I Lung Cancer
Thoracic Safety and Feasibility of Thorascoscopic Lung Resection for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in Octogenarians
Thoracic Trends in Surgical Approach to Thymectomy: An Analysis of the National Cancer Database
Thoracic Robotic Segmentectomy Versus Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy: Comparing Intraoperative Results
Thoracic Risk Factors and Outcomes Associated with Early Airway Dehiscence Following Lung Transplantation
Thoracic Therapeutic Mediastinoscopy: Extended Indications Beyond the Staging and Diagnosis of the Mediastinum
Thoracic Readmissions After Lobectomy in an Era of Increasing Minimally Invasive Surgery: A Statewide Analysis
Thoracic Risk Factors for Recurrence After Thymectomy
Thoracic Improving Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment in a Community Hospital Setting
Cardiac On-Demand Presentations
Thoracic On-Demand Presentations
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Cardiac Right Axillary Cannulation in Patients with Type A Aortic Dissection with Dissected Innominate or Right Axillary Arteries
Cardiac Short and Long-Term Outcomes of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection Compared to Atherosclerotic Aneurysm
Cardiac Mitral Valve Repair Versus Replacement in Octogenarians with Non-Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
Cardiac Resection of Malignant and Benign Cardiac Tumors: Operative Results and Long-Term Outcomes
Cardiac Should Gram-Negative Antibiotic Prophylaxis Be Considered for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
Cardiac Silver Impregnated Dressing Does Not Decrease Incidence of Surgical Site Infection After Sternotomy Incision for Adult Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Higher Rates of Graft Failure with Use of Free Versus In-Situ Internal Mammary Artery Bypass Grafts: Insights from the PREVENT-IV Trial
Cardiac Impact of Chronic Atrial Fibrillation on Survival in Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation as Destination Therapy Patients
Thoracic Single Institution Experience with Uniportal VATS Thymectomy for Thymic Disease
Thoracic Impact of Stapler Platforms on Outcomes in Thoracoscopic Pulmonary Resections
Thoracic Predictors of Prolonged Chest Tube Duration after Lobectomy: Findings from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Thoracic Surgery Database
Thoracic Early Discharge Does Not Increase Rate of Readmission in Thoracic Surgery Patients
Thoracic Large Series of Robotic Segmentectomies: Technical Advantages of Using Indocyanine Green Dye
Thoracic Fine Needle Aspiration Versus Gencut Core: Is One Biopsy Method Superior in Terms of Tissue Volume?
Thoracic The Effect of Body Mass Index on Outcomes Comparing Robotic to Non-robotic Approach for Anatomic Pulmonary Resections
Thoracic Paraesophageal Hernia Following Esophagectomy
Thoracic Thoracic Surgery in Limited Resource Settings - Experience at Three Referral Hospitals In Rwanda. Case Series
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Cardiac In-Hospital Outcome and Complications of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the United States between 2008 and 20162
Cardiac Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Severe Aortic Insufficiency Improves Symptoms and Ejection Fraction at Late Follow-Up
Cardiac Risk factors for Recurrent Regurgitation Following Mitral Valve Repair in Degenerative Disease
Cardiac Concomitant Carotid Endarterectomy and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Technique and Outcomes
Cardiac Computational Fluid Dynamics Wall-Stress Assessment of Root, Ascending Aorta and Arch Supports the Preservation of the Dissected Arch with Treatment of Type-A Dissections
Cardiac Patient Age, Cost and Readmission of Heart Transplantation in the U.S. Medicare Population
Cardiac Role of Coronary Artery Disease in Clinical Outcomes Following Trans-catheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Cardiac Del Nido Cardioplegia Simplifies Myocardial Protection Strategy for Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
Cardiac Is Partial Sternotomy a Viable Option in Patients with Concurrent Coronary Artery Disease and Aortic Valve Replacement?
Cardiac Regional Availability of Low-Risk Donors Does Not Drive Organ Acceptance in Heart Transplantation
Thoracic Comparative Outcome Analysis of Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis and Open Transhiatal Esophagectomy
Thoracic Use of Cryoablation in Treatment of Subglottic Tracheal Stenosis in Pediatric Patients with Wegener's Granulomatosis
Thoracic Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Lung Lesions: Factors Associated with Improved Diagnostic Yield
Thoracic Traumatic Esophageal Injury: a 27 Year Experience in a Large Trauma Registry
Thoracic Utilization of the Esophageal Wound VAC to Treat Esophageal Luminal Disruption
Thoracic Recurrence of Breast Cancer in the Chest Wall -Our Experience with Successful Resection and Reconstruction
Thoracic Pneumonectomy is Necessary Following Pulmonary Artery Compromise: Case Series and Literature Review
Thoracic Current Treatment of Bronchopleural-Cutaneous Fistula
Thoracic Transverse Rectus Abdominis Flap in Pneumonectomy for Chronic Pulmonary Aspergillosis
Thoracic Genetic Contribution to Non-Squamous, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers
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Cardiac Alternate Approaches to Femoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) in High-risk Patients with Limited Peripheral Access or Challenging Aorta
Cardiac Total Arch Replacement Using the Trifurcation Graft, Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion in the Era of Endovascular Surgery
Cardiac Prophylactic Application of Hemostatic Agents in Left Ventricular Assist Device Does Not Reduce Chest Tube Output nor Transfusion Requirements
Cardiac The Use of Axillary Cannulation in Re-Do Cardiac Surgery Utilizing Port Access Technology
Cardiac Intracoronary Delivery of Cardiac Stem Cells to the Right Ventricle: Preclinical Assessment in a Swine Model
Cardiac Effect of Repeat Sternotomy on Cardiac Surgery Outcomes
Cardiac Is the Underlying Etiology of Cardiogenic Shock Associated with Myocardial Recovery in Patients on Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation?
Cardiac Characteristics Influencing Outcomes in Patients Who Undergo Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation After Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Cardiac Which Patients are at Risk for Distal Aortic Pathology Following Conservative Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection?
Cardiac Preventing Knot Failure in Mitral Valve Chordal Replacement Using ePTFE
Cardiac Regional Variability of In-Patient Outcomes for Coronary Artery Bypass in the United States
Thoracic Surgical Treatment of Diffuse Complex Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations (PAVM) in Pediatric Patients
Thoracic Lymph Node Sampling Rates and Wedge Resection for Primary NSCLC: An Analysis of the SEER Database (2004-20152)
Thoracic The Use of Liposomal Bupivaccaine in Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Geographic Variability in Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery Adoption: A MedPAR Medicare Analysis of Lobectomy for Primary Lung Cancer
Thoracic Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Decortication for the Management of Late Stage Pleural Emphyema, Is it Easible?
Thoracic Management of Prolonged Pulmonary Air Leaks with Endobronchial Valve Placement
Thoracic Identifying Small Pulmonary Nodules for Minimally Invasive Resection: The Role of Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy
Thoracic Electromagnetic Navigational Bronchoscopy Reduces the Time Required for Localization and Resection of Lung Nodules
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Cardiac Requirement of Right Ventricular Assist Device Results in Worse Post-Transplant Survival
Cardiac Contemporary Outcomes of Adult Veno Venous ECMO for ARDS
Cardiac Lower Extremity Complications in Patients Undergoing Peripheral Arteriovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenator Support
Cardiac Septal Myectomy is Safe and Effective at a Medium Volume Center
Cardiac Forgut Injuries as a Complication of Transesophageal Echocardiography in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Anatomy of a Cardiac Surgical Program Turnaround: Is Risk Aversion the Answer?
Cardiac Rescue Strategies for Repair of Intraoperative Thoracic Vena Caval Injury
Cardiac Bedside Surgical Ligation of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants is Safe and Efficacious
Cardiac Operative Strategies and Patient Outcomes in Acute Type A Dissections (ATAAD) Before and After the Implementation of a Multidisciplinary Aortic Surgery Team
Cardiac Pulmonary Complications Adversely Affect Long-term Mortality Following Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Repair
Cardiac Initial Experience with a Combined Bilateral Mini Thoractomy Approach for Valve and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Cardiac Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Hemodialysis-Dependent Patients
Cardiac Concomitant Bypass Grafts Have no Impact on Early or Long-Term Outcomes Following Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement
Cardiac The Impact of Gastrointestional Complications on Patients Who Undergo Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Thoracic The Role of Navigational Bronchoscopy in Localization of Lung Nodules for Robotic Resection
Thoracic Robotic Lobectomy: An Examination of Perioperative Outcomes in One-hundred and Fifty Consecutive Cases
Thoracic Modern Outcomes in Surgical Repair of Esophageal Perforation
Thoracic Standardizing Robotically Assisted VATS Lobectomy: Assessing Feasibility and Safety in 128 Consecutive Patients by Multiple Surgeons Across a Single Healthcare System
Thoracic Comparison of Post-Operative Symptoms in Patients Undergoing Pyloroplasty, Botulinum Toxin, or No Gastric Emptying Procedure After Esophagectomy
Thoracic The Application of Spray Cryotherapy in Treatment of Benign and Malignant Bronchial Strictures
Thoracic Implementing a Free Lung Cancer Screening Program in a Teriary Healthcare Network
Thoracic Surgical Outcomes in a Clinical CT Lung Screening Program
Thoracic Minimally Invasive Fundopolication is Effective for Patients with Severe Esophageal Hypomotility
Thoracic Improving Lives with Tunneled Pleural Catheters
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Cardiac CT Annular Measurement of the Aortic Valve by M2S Software Provide Optimal Sizing and Valuable Preoperative Case Planning Information in TAVR
Cardiac Defining the Futility Point: Early and Late Outcomes of Surgical Repair of Type A Aortic Dissection in Octogenarians
Cardiac Is Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation Sustained Over the Long-Term?: Review of a Single Institution's Experience
Cardiac Long-term Outcomes After Sinus Venosus Atrial Septal Defect Repair: Impact of Early Repair and Role of Autologous Atrial Appendage Advancement Flap
Cardiac Operative Outcomes After Open Repair of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms in the Era of Endovascular Surgery
Cardiac Preoperative Identification of Aortic Root Calcium Landmark on 3D CT Image on M2S Imaging Software Optimizes Valve Deployment in TAVR
Cardiac Propensity-Matched Comparison of Open Aortic and Mitral Replacement or Repair Versus Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Significant Mitral Regurgitation
Cardiac Thoracic Endovascular Stent Graft Repair for the Treatment of Ascending Aortic Pathologies in High Open Surgical Risk Patients
Cardiac Univariate Comparison of Patients Going on Cardiopulmonary Bypass During Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement
Thoracic Does the Robotic Platform Offer Substantive Benefit for Esophagectomy: A comparative Analysis of Open, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Assisted Procedures
Thoracic Effect of Pulmonary Function Tests on Peri-Operative Outcomes After Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy: Retrospective Analysis of 234 Consecutive Cases
Thoracic Effect of Small Body Habitus on Peri-Operative Outcomes after Robotic-Assisted Pulmonary Lobectomy: Retrospective Analysis of 200 Consecutive Patients
Thoracic Perioperative Outcomes and Survival Patterns After Resection of Primary Salivary Gland Tumors of the Lung and Trache
Thoracic Single Lung Transplantation with ABO Compatible Donors Results in Excellent Outcomes
Thoracic The Role of the Surgical Robot in an Advanced VATS Program
Thoracic Transbronchial and Surgical Lung Biopsies in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients with Pulmonary Disease
Thoracic Wedge Resection Versus Lobectomy For Stage 1A Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in the Elderly: A Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Database Analysis
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