The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Editor

G. Alexander Patterson, Editor  

Deputy Editors

Adult Cardiac
James S. Gammie
John A. Kern
Jennifer S. Lawton

Congenital Heart
Scott M. Bradley
Jennifer C. Hirsch-Romano

General Thoracic
Mark K. Ferguson
James D. Luketich

Biostatistics
Graham Colditz

CME
Colleen G. Koch

Education
Thomas E. MacGillivray

Interactive Learning
Shanda H. Blackmon

Public Policy
Douglas J. Mathisen

Quality
David M. Shahian

Associate Editors

CME
Rick A. Espostio
Kirk R. Kanter
Kemp H. Kernstine
Feroze Mahmood
Nicholas G. Smedira

Ethics
Robert M. Sade

Surgical Heritage
Nicholas T. Kouchoukos

Feature Articles
Gorav Ailawadi
Daniel J. Boffa
Derek R. Brinster
Joanna Chikwe
Robert D. B. Jaquiss
Mitchell J. Magee
M. Blair Marshall
Jorge D. Salazar
Mark S. Slaughter
Thomas J. Vander Salm

Editorial Board Members 

Mark S. Allen
Nasser K. Altorki
Mara B. Antonoff
Hisao Asamura
Ko Bando
Stefano Benussi 
Alessandro Brunelli
Albert T. Cheung
Traves D. Crabtree
Steven R. DeMeester  
Jessica S. Donington  
Yves d'Udekem
Fred H. Edwards
Pirooz Eghtesady
Anthony L. Estrera
Wentao Fang
Farhood Farjah
Felix G. Fernandez
Hiran C. Fernando
Seth D. Force
Robert C. Gorman
Michael Grimm
Eugene A. Grossi
Kristine J. Guleserian
Jie He
George L. Hicks
Tain-Yen Hsia
G. Chad Hughes
S. Adil Husain
Jeffrey P. Jacobs
A. Pieter Kappetein
Tara Karamlou
Anthony W. Kim
Ki-Bong Kim
Arkalgud Sampath
Damien J. LaPar
Eric J. Lehr
Scott A. LeMaire
Nader Moazami
Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce
Nahush A. Mokadam
David L.S. Morales
Yoshifumi Naka
Sara K. Pasquali 
Mark D. Rodefeld
Evelio Rodriguez
LIndsey L. Saint
Shunji Sano
Isabelle Schmitt-Opitz
Joseph B. Shrager
Vinod H. Thourani
Thomas K. Varghese Jr.
Thomas Walther
Song Wan
Daniel Wendt
Rashmi Yadav
Jian Zhuang

Staff

Kavitha C. Reinhold, Managing Editor
John C. Kerpan, Editorial Manager
Mary K. Jedlicka, Editorial Coordinator
Lianna B. Aduana, Editorial Assistant
Sheila R. Hall, Administrative Assistant to the Editor

Publisher Staff

Loredana Donovan, Senior Issue Manager

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