ICVTS - Editors Choice

This month's articles selected by the Editor are open for discussion until 24 February 2015

  1. ORIGINAL ARTICLE - VASCULAR:
    Preoperative renal function and surgical outcomes in patients with acute type A aortic dissection
    Ken-ichi Imasaka, Eiki Tayama, and Yukihiro Tomita
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/12/21/icvts.ivu430.abstract

  2. BRIEF COMMUNICATION - THORACIC:
    Pectus excavatum in relief from Ancient Egypt (dating back to circa 2400 BC)
    Adam J. Bialas, Jacek Kaczmarski, Jozef Kozak, and Bogumila Kempinska-Miroslawska
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/06/icvts.ivu440.abstract

  3. WORK IN PROGRESS REPORT - ADULT CARDIAC:
    Maximal blood flow acceleration analysis in the early diastolic phase for in situ internal thoracic artery bypass grafts: a new transit-time flow measurement predictor of graft failure following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Takemi Handa, Kazumasa Orihashi, Hideaki Nishimori, Takashi Fukutomi, Masaki Yamamoto, Nobuo Kondo, and Miwa Tashiro
    http://icvts.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/01/07/icvts.ivu448.abstract