The Annals of thoracic surgery (Ann Thorac Surg)

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1 Randomized trial of lobectomy versus limited resection for T1 N0 non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer Study Group. 1995 9.51
2 Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy: experience with 1,100 cases. 2006 7.18
3 Uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy: two years of experience. 2012 6.85
4 Uniportal VATS wedge pulmonary resections. 2004 5.81
5 Perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery: the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists clinical practice guideline. 2007 5.32
6 Hazards of postoperative atrial arrhythmias. 1993 4.98
7 2011 update to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists blood conservation clinical practice guidelines. 2011 4.84
8 Solitary fibrous tumors of the pleura. 2002 4.78
9 Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm or fistula: management and outcome. 1999 4.78
10 Appendage obliteration to reduce stroke in cardiac surgical patients with atrial fibrillation. 1996 4.72
11 Saphenous vein autograft replacement of severe segmental coronary artery occlusion: operative technique. 1968 4.61
12 Cold histidine-tryptophan-ketoglutarate solution and repeated oxygenated warm blood cardioplegia in neonates with arterial switch operation. 2013 4.41
13 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2008 cardiac surgery risk models: part 1--coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. 2009 4.39
14 Cardiac surgery report cards: comprehensive review and statistical critique. 2001 4.26
15 Surgery for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: a systematic review of the video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus thoracotomy approaches to lobectomy. 2008 4.25
16 Meta-analysis of survival after pleurectomy decortication versus extrapleural pneumonectomy in mesothelioma. 2014 4.23
17 Traumatic rupture of diaphragm. 1995 4.14
18 Informed consent: recall by patients tested postoperatively. 1976 4.13
19 Effect of blood transfusion on long-term survival after cardiac operation. 2002 4.13
20 Evolving options in the management of esophageal perforation. 2004 4.12
21 Minimally invasive approach for aortic valve operations. 1996 4.11
22 The sweet approach is still worthwhile in modern esophagectomy. 2014 4.04
23 Results with mechanical cardiac valvular prostheses. 1995 4.04
24 Morbidity and mortality associated with dental extraction before cardiac operation. 2013 3.95
25 Minimally invasive mitral valve operations. 1996 3.94
26 Perioperative serum aspartate aminotransferase level as a predictor of survival after coronary artery bypass grafting. 2012 3.84
27 Primary cardiac tumors: early and late results of surgical treatment in 91 patients. 1999 3.81
28 Continuous intravenous insulin infusion reduces the incidence of deep sternal wound infection in diabetic patients after cardiac surgical procedures. 1999 3.81
29 Systemic inflammatory response syndrome after cardiac operations. 1996 3.77
30 Morbidity and mortality of major pulmonary resections in patients with early-stage lung cancer: initial results of the randomized, prospective ACOSOG Z0030 trial. 2006 3.76
31 Impact of endoscopic versus open saphenous vein harvest techniques on outcomes after coronary artery bypass grafting. 2010 3.71
32 Revival of the radial artery for coronary artery bypass grafting. 1992 3.69
33 Management of acute aortic dissections. 1970 3.66
34 Eight patients with multiple bilateral thoracic anomalies: a new syndrome or bilateral Poland's syndrome? 2014 3.65
35 Mesenchymal stem cell implantation in a swine myocardial infarct model: engraftment and functional effects. 2002 3.62
36 Primary cardiac sarcomas. 1991 3.61
37 The effect of cardioplegic solution-induced sodium concentration fluctuation on postoperative seizure in pediatric cardiac patients. 2011 3.53
38 Inflammatory pseudotumors of the lung. 1999 3.51
39 Lowest hematocrit on bypass and adverse outcomes associated with coronary artery bypass grafting. Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group. 2001 3.49
40 Therapy for thymic epithelial tumors: a clinical study of 1,320 patients from Japan. 2003 3.47
41 The impact of blood conservation on outcomes in cardiac surgery: is it safe and effective? 2010 3.45
42 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2008 cardiac surgery risk models: part 2--isolated valve surgery. 2009 3.45
43 Tracheobronchial lacerations after intubation and tracheostomy. 1996 3.44
44 Postoperative mediastinitis: classification and management. 1996 3.42
45 Thrombocytopenia after aortic valve replacement with freedom solo bioprosthesis: a propensity study. 2010 3.42
46 Single-port thymectomy through an infrasternal approach. 2012 3.40
47 Surgical treatment of cardiac papillary fibroelastoma: a single center experience with eighty-eight patients. 2005 3.38
48 Intraoperative management of severe endobronchial hemorrhage. 1991 3.37
49 Management of primary pulmonary artery sarcomas. 2009 3.37
50 Pulmonary complications after esophagectomy. 2002 3.35
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