Auxiliary Material to The Annals of Thoracic Surgery

This section of the STS website contains material pertinent to articles published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery for which pages within the journal’s official volume could not be allotted, and special pre-publication postings of select articles prior to final publication on the journal website.

Volume 96, Issue 1 (July 2013)

Allukian M, et al. Mammalian Cardiac Regeneration After Fetal Myocardial Infarction Requires Cardiac Progenitor Cell Recruitment. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;96:163-170.

Volume 95, Issue 6 (June 2013)

Suri RM, et al. Variation in Warfarin Thromboprophylaxis After Mitral Valve Repair: Does Equipoise Exist and Is a Randomized Trial Warranted? Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1991-1999.

Lou X, et al. Sustained Supervised Practice on a Coronary Anastomosis Simulator Increases Medical Student Interest in Surgery, Unsupervised Practice Does Not. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:2057-2063.

Lee R, et al. The Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education Coronary Artery Assessment Tool Has High Interrater Reliability. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:2064-2070.

Volume 95, Issue 5 (May 2013)

Pagani FD. Certification for Implantation of Durable, Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices in the United States: The Need for Clarification of the Process. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1520-1522.

Pagani FD. Clinical Statement on the Requirements for Surgeon Certification for Implantation of Durable Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs). Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1834-1839.

Algarni KD, et al. Microplegia During Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Was Associated With Less Low Cardiac Output Syndrome: A Propensity-Matched Comparison. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1532-1538.

Volume 95, Issue 4 (April 2013)

Chen S-P, et al. Association of p53 Codon 72 Genotypes and Clinical Outcome in Human Papillomavirus-Infected Lung Cancer Patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1196-1203.

Hu J, et al. Bone Morphogenic Protein-4 Contributes to Venous Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients With Diabetes Undergoing Coronary Revascularization. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1331-1339.

Rankin JS, et al. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Risk Model for Operative Mortality After Multiple Valve Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:1484-1490.

Svensson LG, et al. Aortic Valve and Ascending Aorta Guidelines for Management and Quality Measures: Executive Summary. Ann Thorac Surg 2013; 95: 1491-1505.

Volume 95, Issue 3 (March 2013)

Rodriguez RA, et al. Long-Lasting Functional Disabilities in Patients Who Recover From Coma After Cardiac Operations. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95 884-890.

Volume 95, Issue 2 (February 2013)

van Venrooij LMW, et al. Cardiac Surgery–Specific Screening Tool Identifies Preoperative Undernutrition in Cardiac Surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:642-7.

Volume 95, Issue 1 (January 2013)

Lenihan CR, et al. Trends in Acute Kidney Injury, Associated Use of Dialysis, and Mortality After Cardiac Surgery, 1999 to 2008. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:20-28.

Davies RR, et al. Gastrointestinal Complications After Stage I Norwood Versus Hybrid Procedures, Ann Thorac Surg 2013;95:189-196.

Volume 94, Issue 6 (December 2012)

Vener DV, et al. Development and Implementation of a New Data Registry in Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia. Ann. Thorac. Surg., December 2012; 94: 2159-2165.

Volume 94, Issue 5 (November 2012)

Markar SR, et al. Outcomes Assessment of the Surgical Management of Esophageal Cancer in Younger and Older Patients. Ann. Thorac. Surg., November 2012; 94: 1652 - 1658.

Ferraris VA, et al. 2012 Update to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Guideline on Use of Antiplatelet Drugs in Patients Having Cardiac and Noncardiac Operations. Ann. Thorac. Surg., November 2012; 94: 1761 - 1781.

Volume 94, Issue 4 (October 2012)

Gordon BM, et al. Blake Drains: A Novel Method of Chest Drainage After Extracardiac Fontan Operation With Autologous Pericardium. Ann. Thorac. Surg., October 2012; 94: 1289 - 1294

Hirsch JC, et al.  Protecting the Infant Brain During Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review. Ann. Thorac. Surg., October 2012; 94: 1365 - 1373