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Most Cited Articles of Annals of Thoracic Surgery

Randomized trial of lobectomy versus limited resection for T1 N0 non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer Study Group19952K
2011 update to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists blood conservation clinical practice guidelines20111.5K
Appendage obliteration to reduce stroke in cardiac surgical patients with atrial fibrillation19961.1K
Continuous intravenous insulin infusion reduces the incidence of deep sternal wound infection in diabetic patients after cardiac surgical procedures1999969
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2008 cardiac surgery risk models: part 2--isolated valve surgery2009851
Management of acute aortic dissections1970798
Video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy: experience with 1,100 cases2006793
Hazards of postoperative atrial arrhythmias1993774
Mesenchymal stem cell implantation in a swine myocardial infarct model: engraftment and functional effects2002735
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons 2008 cardiac surgery risk models: part 1--coronary artery bypass grafting surgery2009728
Glucose control lowers the risk of wound infection in diabetics after open heart operations1997708
Yearly rupture or dissection rates for thoracic aortic aneurysms: simple prediction based on size2002705
Perioperative blood transfusion and blood conservation in cardiac surgery: the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and The Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists clinical practice guideline2007704
Inflammatory response to cardiopulmonary bypass1993701
Diagnosis and treatment of nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia after open heart surgery2001689
Effect of body mass index on outcomes after cardiac surgery: is there an obesity paradox?2011650
Expert consensus document on the treatment of descending thoracic aortic disease using endovascular stent-grafts2008647
Microcirculatory alterations in cardiac surgery: effects of cardiopulmonary bypass and anesthesia2009627
Prolonged intensive care unit stay in cardiac surgery: risk factors and long-term-survival2006622
Additive costs of postoperative complications for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting patients in Virginia2009618
J. Maxwell Chamberlain memorial paper. Sternal wound complications after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting: early and late mortality, morbidity, and cost of care1990614
Surgical reexploration after cardiac operations: why a worse outcome?2008606
Acute kidney injury: a relevant complication after cardiac surgery2011603
Activation of coagulation and fibrinolysis during cardiothoracic operations1998597
Effect of internal mammary harvest on postoperative pain and pulmonary function1993597