The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Reyher, Christian; Würfel, Claire; Lindhoff-Last, Edelgard; Meybohm, Patrick; Zacharowski, Kai; Moritz, Anton; Schindewolf, Marc; Weber, Christian Friedrich: Antifactor Xa Activity for the Management of Anticoagulation during Cardiac Surgery
Peterss, S.; Khaladj, N.; Pichlmaier, M.; Hoeffler, K.; Wasielewski, R. von; Shrestha, M. L.; Haverich, A.; Hagl, C.: Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest with “Low Flow” Lower Body Perfusion: An Experimental Feasibility Study of Microcirculatory Parameters
Deschka, Heinz; Schreier, Romy; El-Ayoubi, Lemir; Erler, Stefan; Alken, Aiman; Wimmer-Greinecker, Gerhard: Survival, Functional Capacity, and Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery Followed by Long-Term Intensive Care Stay
Calafiore, Antonio M.; Sheikh, Azmat A.; Alfonso, Juan J.; Tantawi, Tarek; Maklouf, Belgeit; Shawki, Ahmed; Allam, Ahmed; Awadi, Mohammed O.; Osman, Ahmed A.; Habib, Aly M.; Di Mauro, Michele: Elective Primary or Secondary Delayed Sternal Closure Improves Outcome in Severely Compromised Patients
Saha, Shekhar; Lang, Andrea; von der Linden, Julia; Wassilowsky, Dietmar; Peterss, Sven; Pichlmaier, Maximilian; Hagl, Christian; Juchem, Gerd; Joskowiak, Dominik: Clinical Results and Quality of Life after Nonelective Cardiac Surgery in Octogenarians
Murin, Peter; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Blaschczok, Hedwig Ch; Photiadis, Joachim; Haun, Christoph; Asfour, Boulos; Hraska, Viktor: Aortopulmonary Window Associated with Interrupted Aortic Arch: Report of Surgical Repair of Eight Cases and Review of Literature
Boethig, Dietmar; Schreiber, Christian; Hazekamp, Mark; Blanz, Ute; Prêtre, Rene; Asfour, Boulos; Greco, Ruben; Alexi-Meskishvili, Vladimir; Gonçalves, Arturo; Breymann, Thomas: Risk Factors for Distal Contegra Stenosis: Results of a Prospective European Multicentre Study
Rescigno, Giuseppe; Aratari, Carlo; Matteucci, Sacha Marco; Parisi, Rosario; Gironi, Giulia; Schicchi, Niccolò; D'Alfonso, Alessandro; Cola, Valentina; Torracca, Lucia: Saphenous Vein Graft Wrapping by Nitinol Mesh: A Word of Caution
Apitz, Christian; Honjo, Osami; Friedberg, Mark K.; Assad, Renato S.; Van Arsdell, Glen; Humpl, Tilman; Redington, Andrew N.: Beneficial Effects of Vasopressors on Right Ventricular Function in Experimental Acute Right Ventricular Failure in a Rabbit Model
Hulde, Nikolai; Zittermann, Armin; Deutsch, Marcus-Andre; von Dossow, Vera; Gummert, Jan E.; Koster, Andreas: Moderate Dose of Tranexamic Acid and Complications after Valvular Heart Surgery
Ibrahim, Khalid Shaker; Kheirallah, Khaled; Mayyas, Fadia; Waqfi, Nizar; Al-Zoubi, Nabil; Wagner, David Van: Atrial Fibrillation after Rheumatic Heart Valve Surgery: Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes
Hulde, Nikolai; Zittermann, Armin; Tigges-Limmer, Katharina; Koster, Andreas; Weinrautner, Nicole; Gummert, Jan; von Dossow, Vera: Preoperative Risk Factors and Early Outcomes of Delirium in Valvular Open-Heart Surgery
Liebrich, Markus; Hemmer, Wolfgang; Uhlemann, Frank; Merz, Constanze; Voth, Wladimir; Scheid, Michael; Tzanavaros, Ioannis: A Novel Designed Valved Conduit for RVOT Reconstruction in Grown-up Congenital Heart Patients: a Glimpse Down the Road
Verberkmoes, Niels J.; Mostafa Mokhles, M.; Bramer, Sander; van Straten, Albert H.M.; ter Woorst, Joost F.; Maessen, Jos G.; Berreklouw, Eric: Long-Term Clinical Outcome of the Symmetry Aortic Connector System in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Xu, Zhiwei; Li, Wenbin; Xu, Xiufang; Zhou, Zifan; Song, Shiqiu; Ma, Jinghui; Zhang, Jianqun: Long-Term Follow-Up with Ross Procedure at a Single Institution in China
Aser, Raed; Orhan, Coskun; Niemann, Bernd; Roth, Peter; Perepelitsa, Andre; Attmann, Tim; Böning, Andreas: Temporary Epicardial Pacemaker Wires: Significance of Position and Electrode Type
Zittermann, Armin; Engel, Markus; Hohnemann, Sigrid; Kizner, Lukasz; Gummert, Jan F.: Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System Technique for Liver Failure due to Cardiogenic Shock
Funkat, A.; Beckmann, A.; Lewandowski, J.; Frie, M.; Ernst, M.; Schiller, W.; Gummert, J. F.; Cremer, J.: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2013: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Kuhl, Thomas; Michels, Guido; Pfister, Roman; Wendt, Stefanie; Langebartels, Georg; Wahlers, Thorsten: Comparison of the Avalon Dual-Lumen Cannula with Conventional Cannulation Technique for Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Imnadze, Guram; Franz, Norbert; Hofmann, Steffen; Kowalski, Marek; Billion, Michael; Ferdosi, Abbas; Warnecke, Henning: Benefits of “Best for Groin” Strategy Leading to a Transapical TAVI Dominance
Oezpeker, U. Cenk; Zittermann, Armin; Erkilet, Guelsuem; Schulz, Uwe; Ensminger, Stephan; Gummert, Jan F.; Morshuis, Michiel: One-Year Clinical Outcome after Left Ventricular Assist Device Malfunction
Beer, Lucian; Szerafin, Tamás; Mitterbauer, Andreas; Debreceni, Tamás; Maros, Tamás; Dworschak, Martin; Roth, Georg A.; Ankersmit, Hendrik Jan: Low Tidal Volume Ventilation during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Postoperative Chemokine Serum Concentrations
O'Neal, Wesley T.; Efird, Jimmy T.; Davies, Stephen W.; O'Neal, Jason B.; Anderson, Curtis A.; Chitwood, W. Randolph; Ferguson, T. Bruce; Kypson, Alan P.: Race and Survival among Diabetic Patients after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Reuthebuch, Oliver; Koechlin, Luca; Kaufmann, Beat A.; Kessel-Schaefer, Arnheid; Gahl, Brigitta; Eckstein, Friedrich S.: Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the JenaValve: A One-Year Follow-up
Fleissner, Felix; Reitz, Michael; Cebotari, Serghei; Kaufeld, Tim; Haverich, Axel; Shrestha, Malakh; Ismail, Issam; Martens, Andreas: Total Arterial Revascularization with Radial Artery T-grafts in Patients with Significant Left Main Stem Stenosis Is Not Associated with Higher Perioperative Risk
Dorweiler, B.; Neufang, A.; Schneider, J.; Ihmels, B.; Weigang, E.; Vahl, C.-F.: Long-Term Patency of Open Revascularization for Visceral Artery Pathologies
Beckmann, Andreas; Beyersdorf, F.; Diegeler, A.; Mohr, F. W.; Welz, A.; Rein, J.-G.; Cremer, J.: Basisstandards einer Fachabteilung für Herzchirurgie
Gaudino, M.; Anselmi, A.; Glieca, F.; Tsiopoulos, V.; Pragliola, C.; Morelli, M.; Possati, G.: Contemporary Results for Isolated Aortic Valve Surgery
Martin, K.; Gertler, R.; Sterner, A.; MacGuill, M.; Schreiber, C.; Hörer, J.; Vogt, M.; Tassani, P.; Wiesner, G.: Comparison of Blood-Sparing Efficacy of ε-Aminocaproic Acid and Tranexamic Acid in Newborns Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
Berger, Tim; Voetsch, Andreas; Alaloh, Diaa; Kreibich, Maximilian; Krombholz-Reindl, Philipp; Winkler, Andreas; Rylski, Bartosz; Wolfgruber, Thomas; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Siepe, Matthias; Seitelberger, Rainald; Czerny, Martin; Gottardi, Roman: Diameter Changes in Traumatic Aortic Injury: Implications for Stent-Graft Sizing
Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Kathrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Cremer, Joachim Thomas: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2014: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Liu, Tom X.; Tanenbaum, Mira T.; Seo, Claire H.; Park, Dan; Lystash, John C.; Joseph, Mark; Arnold, William S.: Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction and Pulmonary Hypertension: Outcomes in SAVR
Bobylev, Dmitry; Boethig, Dietmar; Breymann, Thomas; Mathoni, Annika; Horke, Alexander; Ono, Masamichi: Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Arnáiz-García, María Elena; González-Santos, Jose María; López-Rodríguez, Javier; Dalmau-Sorlí, María José; Bueno-Codoñer, María; Arévalo-Abascal, Adolfo: Survival after Major Cardiac Surgery: Performance and Comparison of Predictive Ability of EuroSCORE II and Logistic EuroSCORE in a Sample of Mediterranean Population
Galeone, Antonella; Lessana, Arrigo; Mascolo, Elisa; Di Serio, Francesca; Marraudino, Nicola; Laborde, Francois; Paparella, Domenico: Interleukin-1 Receptor-Related Protein ST2 and Mitral Valve Repair Outcome in Patients with Chronic Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
Li, J.; Stadlbauer, A.; Terrazas, A.; Floerchinger, B.; Pfister, K.; Creutzenberg, M.; Oikonomou, K.; Schmid, C.; Rupprecht, L.: Mid-Term Outcomes of a Hybrid Approach Involving Open Surgery Plus TEVAR of the Descending Aorta in the Treatment of Complex Type A Dissection
Tie, Hongtao; Shi, Rui; Welp, Henryk; Martens, Sven; Li, Zhenhan; Sindermann, Jürgen R.; Martens, Sabrina: Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients Receiving Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Velders, Bart J.J.; Vriesendorp, Michiel D.; Reardon, Michael J.; Rao, Vivek; Lange, Rüdiger; Patel, Himanshu J.; Gearhart, Elizabeth; Sabik, Joseph F.; Klautz, Robert J.M.: Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement in Contemporary Practice: Clinical and Hemodynamic Performance from a Prospective Multicenter Trial
Matt, Peter; Albrecht, Franziska; Rueter, Florian; Grapow, Martin; Pargger, Hans; Fassl, Jens; Reuthebuch, Oliver; Eckstein, Friedrich: Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest Using Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion Is Safe for Elective Aortic Arch Surgery
Coskun, Isa; Colkesen, Yucel; Altay, Hakan; Ozkan, Ugur; Demirturk, O. Saim; Gulcan, Oner; Guvener, Murat: Hemodynamic Effects of Left Upper Extremity Arteriovenous Fistula on Ipsilateral Internal Mammary Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Plass, Andre; Goetti, Robert P.; Emmert, Maximilian Y.; Caliskan, Etem; Stolzmann, Paul; Wieser, Monika; Donati, Olivio; Alkadhi, Hatem; Falk, Volkmar: The Potential Impact of Functional Imaging on Decision Making and Outcome in Patients Undergoing Surgical Revascularization
Kappert, U.; Ouda, A.; Virmani, R.; Mettler, D.; Matschke, K.; Demertzis, S.: The C-Port xV® Vascular Anastomosis System: Results from an Animal Trial
Amorim, Paulo A.; Penov, Kiril; Lehmkuhl, Lukas; Haensig, Martin; Mohr, Friedrich W.; Rastan, Ardawan J.: Not All Porcelain Is the Same: Classification of Circular Aortic Calcifications (Porcelain Aorta) According to the Impact on Therapeutic Approach
Obrenović-Kirćanski, Biljana; Mikić, Aleksandar; Parapid, Biljana; Djukić, Petar; Kanjuh, Vladimir; Milić, Nataša; Kovačević-Kostić, Nataša; Velinović, Miloš; Seferović, Petar; Vraneš, Mile: A 30-Year-Single-Center Experience in Atrial Myxomas: From Presentation to Treatment and Prognosis
Ramanathan, Rajesh; Parrish, Dan W.; Armour, Trygve K.; Brinster, Derek R.: Use of del Nido Cardioplegia in Adult Cardiac Surgery
Goksedef, D.; Omeroglu, S. N.; Balkanay, O. O.; Denli Yalvac, E. S.; Talas, Z.; Albayrak, A.; Ipek, G.: Hemolysis at Different Vacuum Levels during Vacuum-Assisted Venous Drainage: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
Baumbach, Hardy; Rustenbach, Christian; Michaelsen, Jens; Hipp, Gernot; Pressmar, Markus; Leinweber, Marco; Franke, Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm: Minimally Invasive Versus Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery
Pan, Xu-Dong; Zhang, Ke-Feng; Zheng, Jun; Ma, Wei-Guo; Liu, Yong-Min; Zhu, Jun-Ming; Huang, Lian-Jun; Sun, Li-Zhong: Hybrid Operation for Descending Aortic Pathologies Involving Distal Aortic Arch
Cizmic, Amila; Kuhn, Elmar; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Weber, Carolyn; Rahmanian, Parwis Baradaran; Adam, Matti; Mauri, Victor; Rudolph, Tanja; Baldus, Stephan; Wahlers, Thorsten: Valve-in-Valve TAVR versus Redo Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Early Outcomes
Dünschede, Friedrich; Stabrauskaite, Justina; Weisser, Gerhard; Espinola-Klein, Christine; Dorweiler, Bernhard; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich: Crural Bypass for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia with Omniflow II Prosthesis
Yalçınkaya, Adnan; Fidan, Nurdan; Sarı, Engin; Özyalçın, Sertan; Diken, Adem İlkay: Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Bypass Surgery? Is Epicardial Fat a Risk Factor?
Holubcova, Zdenka; Kunes, Pavel; Mandak, Jiri; Kolackova, Martina; Andrys, Ctirad; Krejsek, Jan; Holubec, Tomas: Could Pentraxin 3 Be a New Diagnostic Marker for Excessive Inflammatory Response in Cardiac Surgery?
Sha, Ji-ming; Yan, Zhong-ya; Zhu, Zheng-yan; Tan, Lin; Zheng, Li; Shen, Yun-hua; Lu, Zhong; Wu, Yi-jun; Sun, Yun; Cheng, Guang-cun: Early and Midterm Results of Repair of Ebstein's Anomaly with Autologous Pericardium
Drews, Susanne; Bolliger, Daniel; Kaiser, Christoph; Grapow, Martin; Reuthebuch, Oliver; Eckstein, Friedrich; Matt, Peter: Prasugrel Increases the Need for Platelet Transfusions and Surgical Reexploration Rates Compared with Clopidogrel in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Papadopoulos, Nestoras; Ahmad, Ali El-Sayed; Marinos, Spiros; Moritz, Anton; Zierer, Andreas: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Influenza-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf; Erb, Michael; Loladze, Giorgi; Mueller, Torsten; Albes, Johannes: Favorable Gradients with the Mitroflow Aortic Valve Prosthesis in Everyday Surgery
Jeong, Dong Seop; Lee, Hae Young; Min, Ho Ki; Kim, Wook Sung; Sung, Kiick; Park, Pyo Won; Lee, Young Tak: Graft Selection for the Right Coronary Artery Territory in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Katrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Welz, Armin: German Heart Surgery Report 2015: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Schlömicher, Markus; Useini, Dritan; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas; Naraghi, Hamid; Moustafine, Vadim; Bechtel, Matthias; Strauch, Justus Thomas: Outcomes in Patients with Left Bundle Branch Block after Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement
Rashvand, Jacqueline; Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Albes, Johannes M.: Results of Four-Stented Biological Aortic Valves and How They Compare to PARTNER-3
Stoliński, Jarosław; Fijorek, Kamil; Plicner, Dariusz; Grudzień, Grzegorz; Kruszec, Paweł; Musiał, Robert; Andres, Janusz: Perioperative Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy
Gansera, Brigitte; Hapfelmeier, Alexander; Brandl, Kristina; Spiliopoulos, Kyriakos; Gundling, Felix; Eichinger, Walter: The Mosaic Bioprosthesis in the Aortic Position: 17 Years' Results
Oettinger, Vera; Kaier, Klaus; von zur Mühlen, Constantin; Zehender, Manfred; Bode, Christoph; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Stachon, Peter; Bothe, Wolfgang: Impact of Procedure Volume on the Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
Beiras-Fernandez, Andres; Kammerer, Tobias; Heinz, Florian; Kur, Felix; Kiessling, Arndt-Holger; Weis, Marion; Hagl, Christian; Weis, Florian: Influence of Gender on Postoperative Outcome after Intra-aortic Balloon Counter-Pulsation and Cardiac Surgery
Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Kathrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Schiller, Wolfgang; Hekmat, Khosro; Gummert, Jan F.; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2012: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Jiang, Qi; Hu, Renjie; Dong, Wei; Guo, Ying; Zhang, Wen; Hu, Jie; Zhang, Haibo: Outcomes of Arch Reintervention for Recurrent Coarctation in Young Children
Kötting, Joachim; Beckmann, Andreas; Döbler, Klaus; Schäfer, Elke; Veit, Christof; Welz, Armin; Schiller, Wolfgang: German CABG Score: A Specific Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Uchino, Gaku; Murakami, Hirohisa; Mukohara, Nobuhiko; Tanaka, Hiroshi; Nomura, Yoshikatsu; Miyahara, Shunsuke: Bypass Grafting to Circumflex: Left Internal Thoracic Artery versus Saphenous Vein
Nomori, Hiroaki; Machida, Yoichi; Yamazaki, Ikuo; Honma, Koichi; Otsuki, Ayumu; Cong, Yue; Sugimura, Hiroshi; Oyama, Yu: Positron Emission Tomography in Segmentectomy for cT1N0M0 Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer
Ostovar, Roya; Laux, Magdalena; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Schroeter, Filip; Braun, Christian; Erb, Michael; Albes, Johannes M.: Immunosuppressive Agents and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Real Correlation or Mere Coincidence?
Hamiko, Marwan; Charitos, Efstratios I.; Velten, Markus; Hilbert, Tobias; Putensen, Christian; Treede, Hendrik; Duerr, Georg Daniel: Mannitol Is Associated with Less Postoperative Delirium after Aortic Valve Surgery in Patients Treated with Bretschneider Cardioplegia
Saxena, Akshat; Shan, Leonard; Dinh, Diem T.; Reid, Christopher M.; Smith, Julian A.; Shardey, Gilbert C.; Newcomb, Andrew E.: Impact of Smoking Status on Outcomes after Concomitant Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Menon, Ares K.; Baranski, Sophie-K.; Unterkofler, Jan; Autschbach, Rüdiger; Moza, Ajay K.; Goetzenich, Andreas; Tewarie, Lachmandath: Special Treatment and Wound Care of the Driveline Exit Site after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Sandica, Eugen; Boethig, Dietmar; Blanz, Ute; Goerg, Rainer; Haas, Nikolaus Andreas; Laser, Kai Thorsten; Kececioglu, Deniz; Bertram, Harald; Sarikouch, Samir; Westhoff-Bleck, Mechthild; Beerbaum, Philipp; Horke, Alexander: Bovine Jugular Veins versus Homografts in the Pulmonary Position: An Analysis across Two Centers and 711 Patients—Conventional Comparisons and Time Status Graphs as a New Approach
Yamamoto, Tomohiro; Wolf, Hans-Gerd; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Asfour, Boulos; Hraska, Victor; Schindler, Ehrenfried: Prolonged Activated Clotting Time after Protamine Administration Does Not Indicate Residual Heparinization after Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Pediatric Open Heart Surgery
Bechtold, Caroline; Purbojo, Ariawan; Schwitulla, Judith; Glöckler, Martin; Toka, Okan; Dittrich, Sven; Cesnjevar, Robert Anton; Rüffer, André: Aortic Arch Reconstruction in Neonates with Biventricular Morphology: Increased Risk for Development of Recoarctation by Use of Autologous Pericardium
Loukanov, Tsvetomir; Jaschinski, Christoph; Kirilov, Milen; Klimpel, Homa; Karck, Matthias; Gorenflo, Matthias: Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression in Lung in Patients with Congenital Heart Malformations and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Kamiya, Hiroyuki; Akhyari, Payam; Pedraza, Anabel; Tanzeem, Nadine; Kallenbach, Klaus; Lichtenberg, Artur; Karck, Matthias: High Mortality in Late Octogenarians Undergoing Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Valve Stenosis: EuroSCORE Underestimates Mortality in this Cohort
Shingu, Yasushige; Amorim, Paulo A.; Nguyen, T. Dung; Osterholt, Moritz; Schwarzer, Michael; Doenst, Torsten: Echocardiography Alone Allows the Determination of Heart Failure Stages in Rats with Pressure Overload
Pfannmueller, Bettina; Verevkin, Alexander; Borger, Michael Andrew; Mende, Meinhard; Davierwala, Piroze; Garbade, Jens; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm; Misfeld, Martin: Role of Tricuspid Valve Repair for Moderate Tricuspid Regurgitation during Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Strauch, Justus T.; Scherner, Maximilian; Haldenwang, Peter L.; Madershahian, Navid; Pfister, Roman; kuhn, Elmar W.; Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Wippermann, Jens; Wahlers, Thorsten: Transapical Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Implantation and Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians
El-Sayed Ahmad, Ali; Salamate, Saad; Giammarino, Sabrina; Ciobanu, Veceslav; Bakhtiary, Farhad: Transmitral Septal Myectomy and Mitral Valve Surgery via Right Mini-Thoracotomy
Djordjevic, Anze; Susak, Stamenko; Kotnik, Petra; Gorenjak, Mario; Knez, Zeljko; Antonic, Miha: Effect of Ascorbic Acid on Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury Incidence
Drews, T.; Pasic, M.; Buz, S.; Unbehaun, A.; Dreysse, S.; Kukucka, M.; Mladenow, A.; Hetzer, R.: Transcranial Doppler Sound Detection of Cerebral Microembolism during Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation
Bernhardt, Alexander Martin; Treede, Hendrik; Detter, Christian; Rybczynski, Meike; Sheikhzadeh, Sara; Wagner, Florian Mathias; Kodolitsch, Yskert Von; Reichenspurner, Hermann: Results of Modern Mitral Valve Repair in Patients with Marfan Syndrome
Disha, Kushtrim; Espinoza, Andres; Rouman, Mina; Secknus, Maria-Anna; Kuntze, Thomas; Girdauskas, Evaldas: Long-Term Recovery of Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction after Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Kaluza, Mirko; Färber, Gloria; May, Benjamin; Dobermann, Ute; Pletz, Mathias W.; Edel, Birgit; Löffler, Bettina; Doenst, Torsten: Heater–Cooler Devices and Risk of Contamination during Cardiac Surgery
Badreldin, A. M. A.; Kania, A.; Ismail, M. M. A.; Lehmann, T.; Gummert, J.; Doenst, T.; Hekmat, K.: KCH, the German Preoperative Score for Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Is it Superior to the Logistic EuroSCORE?
Badreldin, A.M.A.; Doerr, F.; Ismail, M. M.; Heldwein, M. B.; Lehmann, T.; Bayer, O.; Doenst, T.; Hekmat, K.: Comparison between Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score (SOFA) and Cardiac Surgery Score (CASUS) for Mortality Prediction after Cardiac Surgery
Fischlein, Theodor; Pfeiffer, Steffen; Pollari, Francesco; Sirch, Joachim; Vogt, Ferdinand; Santarpino, Giuseppe: Sutureless Valve Implantation via Mini J-Sternotomy: A Single Center Experience with 2 Years Mean Follow-up
Usta, Engin; Elkrinawi, Raoof; Salehi-Gilani, Shahriar; Adili, Sara; Sonnentag, Thorsten; Alscher, Mark; Artunc, Ferruh; Franke, Ulrich: Risk Factors Predicting the Successful Function and Use of Autogenous Arteriovenous Fistulae for Hemodialysis
Monsefi, Nadejda; Zierer, Andreas; Beiras-Fernandez, Andres; Werner, Isabella; Weber, Christian Friedrich; Wolf, Zsuzsanna; Moritz, Anton: Hematologic Effects of Heart Valve Prostheses and Vascular Grafts after Aortic Root Replacement
Bartoli, Carlo R.; Ghotra, Amaninderapal S.; Pachika, Ajay R.; Birks, Emma J.; McCants, Kelly C.: Hematologic Markers Better Predict Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis than Echocardiographic or Pump Parameters
Hansen, Lorenz; Ozga, Ann-Kathrin; Klusmeier, Michael; Hillebrand, Mathias; Tulun, Aysun; Pannek, Nora; Rieß, Friedrich-Christian: The Freestyle Valve in Severe Necrotizing Aortic Root Endocarditis: Comorbidity Upon Outcome
Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Boeken, Udo; Smiris, Konstantinos; Erbel-Khurtsidze, Sophiko; Oehler, Daniel; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Westenfeld, Ralf; Aubin, Hug; Tudorache, Igor; Lichtenberg, Artur; Akhyari, Payam: Removal of Electrophysiological Devices in the Context of Heart Transplantation: Comparison of Combined and Staged Extraction Procedures
Monsefi, Nadejda; Zierer, Andreas; Honarpisheh, Gazal; Bauer, Ralf; Kerl, Matthias; Beiras-Fernandez, Andres; Moritz, Anton: One-Year Patency of Valvulotomized Vein Grafts Is Similar to That of Arterial Grafts
Ruttkay, Tamas; Baksa, Gabor; Gotte, Julia; Glasz, Tibor; Patonay, Lajos; Galajda, Zoltan; Doll, Nicolas; Czesla, Markus: Comparative Endoscopic Anatomic Description of the Mitral Valvular Complex: a Cadaveric Study
Silaschi, Miriam; Conradi, Lenard; Treede, Hendrik; Reiter, Beate; Schaefer, Ulrich; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann: Trends in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in More Than 3,000 Consecutive Cases in the Era of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations
Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Weber, Toni; Sata, Sojiro; Haun, Christoph; Arenz, Claudia; Photiadis, Joachim; Schindler, Ehrenfried; Hraska, Viktor; Asfour, Boulos: Quantification of Morbidity Associated with Congenital Heart Surgery
Menon, Ares K.; Mechelinck, Mare; Unterkofler, Jan; Goetzenich, Andreas; Autschbach, Rüdiger; Tewarie, Lachmandath; Moza, Ajay: Predictive Value of EuroSCORE II in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Biefer, Hector Rodriguez Cetina; Sündermann, Simon Harald; Emmert, Maximilian Yosri; Hasenclever, Peter; Lachat, Mario Louis; Falk, Volkmar; Wilhelm, Markus Johannes: Experience with a “Hotline” Service for Outpatients on a Ventricular Assist Device
Ruttkay, Tamas; Czesla, Markus; Nagy, Henrietta; Götte, Julia; Baksa, Gabor; Patonay, Lajos; Doll, Nicolas; Galajda, Zoltan: Experimental Transapical Endoscopic Ventricular Visualization and Mitral Repair
Hamouda, Khaled; Oezkur, Mehmet; Sommer, Sebastian; Leistner, Marcus; Gorski, Armin; Leyh, Rainer; Schimmer, Christoph: Degree of Carotid Artery Stenosis in Neurologically Asymptomatic Cardiac Surgical Patients Suffering from Perioperative Stroke: Results of an Observational Study
Hartrumpf, Martin; Erb, Michael; Zytowski, Michael; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Aigner, Silke; Butter, Christian; Albes, Johannes: Radiation Exposure and Contrast Volume Differ between Transapical and Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation with the Edwards SAPIEN Aortic Valve
Stather, P.; Cheshire, H.; Bogwandas, H.; Peek, G.: Pneumothorax Post Paediatric Chest Drain Removal
Mihaljevic, Martina Zrno; Petricevic, Mate; Konosic, Sanja; Svetina, Lucija; Urlic, Marjan; Starcevic, Zrinka; Krzelj, Kristina; Milosevic, Milan; Kalamar, Viktor; Gasparovic, Hrvoje; Biocina, Bojan: The Association between Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level and Platelets Reactivity in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Saha, Shekhar; Karaca, Kübra; Jebran, Ahmad Fawad; Waezi, Narges; Ort, Katharina; Brandes, Ivo; Hagl, Christian; Niehaus, Heidi: Diagnostic Value of Cholinesterase Activity for the Development of Postoperative Delirium after Cardiac Surgery
Novén, Johan; Stagmo, Martin; Wierup, Per; Nozohoor, Shahab; Bjursten, Henrik; Sjögren, Johan; Zindovic, Igor; Ragnarsson, Sigurdur: Exercise Echocardiography following Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Hu, Renjie; Zhang, Wen; Yu, Xiafeng; Zhu, Hongbin; Zhang, Haibo; Liu, Jinfen: Midterm Surgical Outcomes for ALCAPA Repair in Infants and Children
Myllykangas, Heidi-Mari; Halonen, Jari; Husso, Annastiina; Väänänen, Helli; Berg, Leena T.: Does Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Prevent Sternal Wound Infections?
Rustenbach, Christian Jörg; Djordjevic, Ilija; Gerfer, Stephen; Ivanov, Borko; Gaisendrees, Christopher; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Wahlers, Thorsten: Multiple Grafting with Single Left Internal Mammary Artery as T-Graft with Itself
Meisenbacher, Katrin; Osswald, Anja; Bischoff, Moritz Sebastian; Böckler, Dittmar; Karck, Matthias; Ruhparwar, Arjang; Geisbüsch, Philipp: TEVAR Following FET: Current Outcomes of Rendezvous Procedures in Clinical Practice
Rohrbach, Susanne; Dominik, Elisabeth; Mirow, Nikolas; Vogt, Sebastian; Böning, Andreas; Niemann, Bernd: Surgical Ablation of Permanent Atrial Fibrillation: Age, LV Dilatation, Obesity
Li, Han-Yan; Tsai, Feng-Chun; Lu, Cheng-Hui; Chou, An-Hsun; Huang, Huei-Chiun; Gersak, Borut: Sutureless Valve in Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis: Modified Technique and Midterm Outcome
Taghiyev, Zulfugar T.; Bechtel, Matthias; Schlömicher, Markus; Useini, Dritan; Taghi, Hamid Naraghi; Moustafine, Vadim; Strauch, Justus T.: Early-Term Results of Rapid-Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement versus Standard Bioprosthesis Implantation Combined with Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Wilbring, Manuel; Alexiou, Konstantin; Schumann, Elisabeth; Matschke, Klaus; Tugtekin, Sems Malte: Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Small Aortic Annulus—A High-Risk Group on Long-Term Follow-Up
Blumenstein, Johannes M.; Van Linden, Arnaud; Moellmann, Helge; Seeburger, Joerg; Rastan, Ardawan; Kim, Won-Keung; Mohr, Friedrich W.; Kempfert, Joerg; Walther, Thomas: DynaCT-Guided Anatomical Rotation of the SAPIEN XT Valve during Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation: Proof of Concept
Nardi, Paolo; Mvondo, Charles Mve; Scafuri, Antonio; Pellegrino, Antonio; D'Auria, Francesca; Polisca, Patrizio; Zeitani, Jacob; Chiariello, Luigi: Left Atrial Radiofrequency Ablation Associated with Valve Surgery: Midterm Outcomes
Kopp, Martin; Knuenz, Angelika; Oberascher, Franziska; Pfaffenberger, Nicole; Lucic, Nicole; Ruedl, Gerhard; Holzner, Bernhard; Bonaros, Nikolaos; Johannes, Bonatti: Psychomotor Car-Driving Abilities after Robotically Assisted Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Pilarczyk, Kevin; Werdan, Karl; Russ, Martin; Thiele, Holger; Michels, Guido; Boeken, Udo; Thielmann, Matthias: The German–Austrian S3 Guideline “Cardiogenic Shock Due to Myocardial Infarction: Diagnosis, Monitoring, and Treatment”
Rupprecht, Leopold; Schopka, Simon; Keyser, Andreas; Lunz, Dirk; Sossalla, Samuel; Hilker, Michael; Schmid, Christof: 25 Years' Experience with Redo Operations in Cardiac Surgery—Third-Time Sternotomy Procedures
Akil, Ali; Fischer, Dieter; Holthaus, Alexander J.; Martens, Sven; Scherer, Mirela; Sindermann, Jürgen R.: Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Bridge to Cardiac Recovery in Nonischemic Heart Failure: Keeping Weaning from the Device in Mind
Korbmacher, B.; Ulbrich, S.; Dalyanoglu, H.; Lichtenberg, A.; Schipke, J. D.; Franz, M.; Schäfer, R.: Perioperative and Long-Term Development of Anxiety and Depression in CABG Patients
Li, Jing; Zilz, Christian; Floerchinger, Bernhard; Holzamer, Andreas; Camboni, Daniele; Schach, Christian; Schmid, Christof; Rupprecht, Leopold: Long-Term Results of Patch Repair in Destructive Valve Endocarditis
Penov, Kiril; Haugen, Matz Andreas; Radakovic, Dejan; Hamouda, Khaled; Gorski, Armin; Leyh, Rainer; Bening, Constanze: Decellularized Pulmonary Xenograft Matrix PplusN versus Cryopreserved Homograft for RVOT Reconstruction during Ross Procedure in Adults
Saha, Shekhar; Dudakova, Anna; Danner, Bernhard C.; Kutschka, Ingo; Schulze, Marco H.; Niehaus, Heidi: Bacterial Spectrum and Infective Foci in Patients Operated for Infective Endocarditis: Time to Rethink Strategies?
Petrov, Asen; De Glee Romera, Juan Pablo; Wilbring, Manuel; Alexiou, Konstantin; Kappert, Utz; Matschke, Klaus Ehrhard; Tugtekin, Sems-Malte: Aortic Thrombosis following COVID-19: A Systematic Review
Pfannmueller, Bettina; Eifert, Sandra; Seeburger, Jörg; Misfeld, Martin; Borger, Michael; Mende, Meinhard; Garbade, Jens; Mohr, Friedrich: Gender-Dependent Differences in Patients Undergoing Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Beckmann, Erik; Martens, Andreas; Alhadi, Firas Abd; Ius, Fabio; Koigeldiyev, Nurbol; Fleissner, Felix; Stiefel, Penelope; Kaufeld, Tim; Haverich, Axel; Shrestha, Malakh: Is Bentall Procedure Still the Gold Standard for Acute Aortic Dissection with Aortic Root Involvement?
Ito, N.; Tashiro, T.; Sakata, N.; Morishige, N.; Nishimi, M.; Takeuchi, K.; Hayashida, Y.; Minematsu, N.; Kuwahara, G.; Sukehiro, Y.; Teratani, H.; Fukagawa, H.: Histological Evaluation of Skeletonized Internal Thoracic Artery Using ForceTriad™
Ivanovic, Branislava; Tadic, Marijana; Bradic, Zeljko; Zivkovic, Nevenka; Stanisavljevic, Dejana; Celic, Vera: The Influence of the Metabolic Syndrome on Atrial Fibrillation Occurrence and Outcome after Coronary Bypass Surgery: A 3-Year Follow-up Study
Skrabal, C. A.; Czaja, J.; Honz, K.; Emini, R.; Hannekum, A.; Friedl, R.: Adiponectin – Its Potential to Predict and Prevent Coronary Artery Disease
Goebel, Nora; Holder, Simone A.; Huether, Franziska; Bail, Dorothee H. L.; Franke, Ulrich F. W.: Left Subclavian Artery Sacrifice in Acute Aortic Dissection Repair using the Frozen Elephant Trunk
Leinberger, Tetyana; Heilmann, Claudia; Sorg, Stefan; Mueller, Matthias; Kueri, Sami; Schmoor, Claudia; Siepe, Matthias; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm: The COSTA Study: Sternal Closure in High-Risk Patients - A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial
Lehrke, Jan; Boos, Margarete; Cordes, Andreas; Leitsmann, Conrad; Friedrich, Martin: Effects of a Technical Solution on Stress of Surgical Staff in Operating Theatres
Unal, Ertekin U.; Cicekcioglu, Ferit; Ozen, Anil; Yilmaz, Metin; Kubat, Emre; Iscan, Hakki Z.; Birincioglu, Cemal L.: Assessment of Radial Artery Graft Patency in Symptomatic Patients
Hata, Mitsumasa; Shiono, Motomi; Akiyama, Kenji; Sezai, Akira; Wakui, Shinji; Kimura, Haruka; Sekino, Hisakuni: Incidence of Drug Interaction When Using Proton Pump Inhibitor and Warfarin According to Cytochrome P450 2C19 (CYP2C19) Genotype in Japanese
Chiu, Kuan-Ming; Lin, Tzu-Yu; Chen, Jer-Shen; Huang, Jih-Hsin; Chen, Robert Jeen-Chen; Chu, Shu-Hsun: Intraoperative Measurement of Fractional Flow Reserve in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass: A Pilot Study
Bhatia, Nirmanmoh; Voelkel, Anthony J.; Hussain, Zeeshan; Sharma, Umesh C.; Slaughter, Mark S.; Birks, Emma J.; McCants, Kelly C.: Safety and Feasibility of Induction Immunosuppression When Driveline Infection Is an Indication for Cardiac Transplantation
Kazen, Ulrika Palmer; Blohmé, Linus; Olsson, Christian; Hultgren, Rebecka: Open Repair of Aneurysms of the Thoracoabdominal Aorta
Haneya, Assad; Diez, Claudius; Kolat, Philipp; Suesskind-Schwendi, Marietta von; Ried, Michael; Schmid, Christof; Hirt, Stephan W.: Re-Exploration for Bleeding or Tamponade after Cardiac Surgery: Impact of Timing and Indication on Outcome
Velicki, Lazar; Cemerlic-Adjic, Nada; Pavlovic, Katica; Mihajlovic, Bojan B.; Bankovic, Dragic; Mihajlovic, Bogoljub; Fabri, Miklos: Clinical Performance of the EuroSCORE II Compared with the Previous EuroSCORE Iterations
Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Gerfer, Stephen; Djordjevic, Ilija; Rahmanian, Parwis; Mader, Navid; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Ten-Year Long-Term Analysis of Mechanical and Biological Aortic Valve Replacement
Schimmer, Christoph; Hamouda, Khaled; Sommer, Sebastian Patrick; Özkur, Mehmet; Hain, Johannes; Leyh, Rainer: The Predictive Value of Multiple Electrode Platelet Aggregometry (Multiplate) in Adult Cardiac Surgery
Schaefer, Andreas; Conradi, Lenard; Seiffert, Moritz; Lubos, Edith; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Schaefer, Ulrich; Treede, Hendrik: Valve-in-Valve Procedures in Failing Biological Xenografts Using a Novel Balloon-Expandable Device: Experience in Aortic, Mitral, and Tricuspid Positions
Kjellberg, Gunilla; Sartipy, Ulrik; van der Linden, Jan; Nissborg, Emelie; Lindvall, Gabriella: An Adjusted Calculation Model Allows for Reduced Protamine Doses without Increasing Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery
Tatar, T.; Kilic, D.; Ozkan, M.; Hatipoglu, A.; Aslamaci, S.: Management of Chylothorax with Octreotide after Congenital Heart Surgery
Hostiuc, S.; Curca, G. C.; Dermengiu, D.; Dermengiu, S.; Hostiuc, M.; Rusu, M. C.: Morphological Changes Associated with Hemodynamically Significant Myocardial Bridges in Sudden Cardiac Death
Murashita, Takashi; Okada, Yukikatsu; Kanemitsu, Hideo; Fukunaga, Naoto; Konishi, Yasunobu; Nakamura, Ken; Koyama, Tadaaki: Efficacy of Stentless Aortic Bioprosthesis Implantation for Aortic Stenosis with Small Aortic Annulus
Silaschi, Miriam; Conradi, Lenard; Seiffert, Moritz; Schnabel, Renate; Schön, Gerhard; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Diemert, Patrick; Treede, Hendrik: Predicting Risk in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Comparative Analysis of EuroSCORE II and Established Risk Stratification Tools
Giordano, Raffaele; Arcieri, Luigi; Cantinotti, Massimiliano; Pak, Vitali; Poli, Vincenzo; Maizza, Anna; Melo, Manuel; Assanta, Nadia; Moschetti, Riccardo; Murzi, Bruno: Custodiol Solution and Cold Blood Cardioplegia in Arterial Switch Operation: Retrospective Analysis in a Single Center
Schafigh, Myriam; Welz, Armin; Hamiko, Marwan; Kohistani, Zaki; Treede, Hendrik; Probst, Chris: Risk Factors for High Blood Product Use in Patients with Stanford Type A Dissection
Pingpoh, Clarence; Kreibich, Maximillian; Berger, Tim; Thoma, Martin; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Comberg, Thomas; Fagu, Albi; Siepe, Matthias; Czerny, Martin: Clinical Outcomes after Mitral Valve Surgery in Failed MitraClip Procedures
Sugimura, Yukiharu; Jandali, Hassan; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Katahira, Shintaro; Minol, Jan-Philipp; Lichtenberg, Artur; Akhyari, Payam: Percutaneous Cannulation of Femoral Vessels in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Aboul-Hassan, Sleiman Sebastian; Marczak, Jakub; Stankowski, Tomasz; Moskal, Lukasz; Stanislawski, Ryszard; Perek, Bartlomiej; Cichon, Romuald: Impact of Second Arterial Conduit on Outcomes Following Coronary Bypass Grafting
Gyoten, Takayuki; Rojas, Sebastian V.; Fox, Henrik; Deutsch, Marc-Andre; Ruiz-Cano, Maria; Hakim-Meibodi, Kavous; Gummert, Jan F.; Morshuis, Michiel; Schramm, René: The HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD): A Single Institutional 10-Year Experience
Zhang, Renteng; Jiang, Hui; Wang, Huishan; Yang, Zhonglu; Zhou, Nan; Gao, Hao: Effect of Advanced Age on Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Reser, Diana; Hemelrijck, Mathias van; Pavicevic, Jovana; Tolboom, Herman; Holubec, Tomas; Falk, Volkmar; Jacobs, Stephan: Mid-Term Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
El Beyrouti, Hazem; Izzat, Mohammad Bashar; Kornberger, Angela; Halloum, Nancy; Dohle, Kathrin; Trinh, Tran Tong; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich; Dorweiler, Bernhard: Ovine Biosynthetic Grafts for Aortoiliac Reconstructions in Nonsterile Operative Fields
Alwan, Louhai; Ruge, Hendrik; Krane, Markus; Prinzing, Anatol; Noebauer, Christian; Lange, Rüdiger; Erlebach, Magdalena: Incidence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch in Valve-in-Valve with a Supra-Annular Valve
Schoenrath, Felix; Laber, Raffael; Maralushaj, Mergime; Henzi, Deborah; Caliskan, Etem Ibrahim; Seifert, Burkhardt; Bettex, Dominique; Starck, Christoph Thomas; Czerny, Martin; Falk, Volkmar: Survival, Neurologic Injury, and Kidney Function after Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Guenzinger, Ralf; Guenther, Thomas; Ratschiller, Thomas; Minkner, Kathrin; Rondak, Ina-Christine; Voss, Bernhard; Lange, Ruediger: Is a Profiled Annuloplasty Ring Suitable for Repair of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation? A Single-Center Experience Comprising 200 Patients
Wehbe, Mahmoud; Albert, Marc; Lewalter, Thorsten; Ouarrak, Taoufik; Senges, Jochen; Hanke, Thorsten; Doll, Nicolas: The German Cardiosurgery Atrial Fibrillation Registry: 1-Year Follow-up Outcomes
Gerfer, Stephen; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Gablac, Hannah; Ivanov, Borko; Djordjevic, Ilija; Mauri, Victor; Adam, Matti; Mader, Navid; Baldus, Stephan; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Outcomes and Characteristics of Patients with Intraprocedural Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation during TAVR
Badreldin, Akmal; Elsobky, Sherif; Lehmann, Thomas; Brehm, Bernhard B.; Doenst, Torsten; Hekmat, Khosro: Daily-Mean-SOFA, a New Derivative to Increase Accuracy of Mortality Prediction in Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Units
Badreldin, Akmal M. A.; Doerr, Fabian; Brehm, Bernhard R.; Abul-dahab, Mohamed; Lehmann, Thomas; Bayer, Ole; Wahlers, Thorsten; Hekmat, Khosro: Mortality Prediction after Cardiac Surgery: Blood Lactate Is Indispensible
Ried, Michael; Haneya, Assad; Kolat, Philipp; Potzger, Tobias; Puehler, Thomas; Schmid, Cristof; Diez, Claudius: Acute Renal Dysfunction Does Not Develop More Frequently Among Octogenarians Compared to Septuagenarians after Cardiac Surgery
Ihlenburg, Susanne; Rompel, Oliver; Rueffer, Andre; Purbojo, Ariawan; Cesnjevar, Robert; Dittrich, Sven; Gloeckler, Martin: Dual Source Computed Tomography in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Vohra, Hunaid A.; Whistance, Robert N.; Baliulis, Gedrius; Janusauskas, Vilius; Kaarne, Marrkku; Veldtman, Gruschen R.; Roman, Kevin; Vettukattil, Joseph J.; Gnanapragasam, James; Salmon, Anthony P.; Haw, Marcus P.: Midterm Evaluation of Biological Prosthetic Valves in the Pulmonary Position of Grown-Up Patients
Petrov, Asen; Kappert, Utz; Schmidt, Torsten; Matschke, Klaus Ehrhard; Wilbring, Manuel: Pyoderma Gangrenosum after Cardiac Surgery
Böning, A.; Boedeker, R.-H.; Rosendahl, U. P.; Niemann, B.; Haberer, S.; Roth, P.; Ennker, J. A. C.: Long-term Results of Mechanical and Biological Heart Valves in Dialysis and Non-Dialysis Patients
Rüffer, A.; Klopsch, C.; Münch, F.; Gottschalk, U.; Mir, T. S.; Weil, J.; Reichenspurner, H. C.; Cesnjevar, R. A.: Aortic Arch Repair: Let It Beat!
Valeske, K.; Huber, C.; Mueller, M.; Böning, A.; Hijjeh, N.; Schranz, D.; Akintuerk, H.: The Dilemma of Subaortic Stenosis – A Single Center Experience of 15 Years with a Review of the Literature
Böning, Andreas; Hagmüller, Stephanie; Heep, Martina; Rohrbach, Susanne; Niemann, Bernd; Mühlfeld, Christian: Is Warm or Cold Calafiore Blood Cardioplegia Better? Hemodynamic, Metabolic, and Electron Microscopic Differences
Murashita, Takashi; Okada, Yukikatsu; Kanemitsu, Hideo; Fukunaga, Naoto; Konishi, Yasunobu; Nakamura, Ken; Koyama, Tadaaki: Long-Term Outcomes after Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation
Dohmen, G.; Schmitz, C.; Steinseifer, U.; Hatam, N.; Hilgers, R. D.; Autschbach, R.; Spillner, J.: Influence of Aortic Dimensions on the Hemodynamic Performance of Small Aortic Valve Prostheses: Impact on Patient/Prosthesis Mismatch
Photiadis, J.; Sinzobahamvya, N.; Arenz, C.; Sata, S.; Haun, C.; Schindler, E.; Asfour, B.; Hraska, V.: Congenital Heart Surgery: Expected Versus Observed Surgical Performance According to the Aristotle Complexity Score
Ono, Masamichi; Cleuziou, Julie; Kasnar-Samprec, Jelena; Burri, Melchior; Hepp, Vanessa; Vogt, Manfred; Lange, Rüdiger; Schreiber, Christian; Hörer, Jürgen: Conversion to Total Cavopulmonary Connection Improves Functional Status Even in Older Patients with Failing Fontan Circulation
Endlich, Matthias; Hamiko, Marwan; Gestrich, Christopher; Probst, Chris; Mellert, Fritz; Winkler, Kai; Welz, Armin; Schiller, Wolfgang: Long-Term Outcome and Quality of Life in Aortic Type A Dissection Survivors
Piljic, Dragan; Petricevic, Mate; Piljic, Dilista; Ksela, Jus; Robic, Boris; Klokocovnik, Tomislav: Restrictive versus Standard Fluid Regimen in Elective Minilaparotomy Abdominal Aortic Repair—Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
Fiegl, Kathrin; Deutsch, Marcus-Andre; Rondak, Ina-Christine; Lange, Ruediger; Guenzinger, Ralf: Matched Comparison of Two Different Biological Prostheses for Complete Supra-annular Aortic Valve Replacement
Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Erb, Michael; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Hartrumpf, Martin; Albes, Johannes M.: Endocarditis: Who Is Particularly at Risk and Why? Ten Years Analysis of Risk Factors for In-hospital Mortality in Infective Endocarditis
Trapp, Christian; Schiller, Wolfgang; Mellert, Fritz; Halbe, Maximilian; Lorenzen, Henning; Welz, Armin; Probst, Chris: Retrograde Autologous Priming as a Safe and Easy Method to Reduce Hemodilution and Transfusion Requirements during Cardiac Surgery
Banerjee, Prerana; Theus, Christoph; Bremerich, Jens; Wolff, Thomas; Reuthebuch, Oliver; Eckstein, Friedrich; Matt, Peter: Computed Tomography Scan Predicts Abdominal Interventions but Not Stroke after Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Sohn, Suk Ho; Kim, Ji Seong; Choi, Jae Woong; Lee, Jae Hang; Kim, Jun Sung; Lim, Cheong; Hwang, Ho Young: Preliminary Report from a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Two Bovine Pericardial Valves
Prieto, David; Correia, Pedro; Batista, Manuel; de Jesus Antunes, Manuel: Heart Transplantation in Patients Older than 65 Years: Worthwhile or Wastage of Organs?
Yalcinkaya, Adnan; Diken, Adem Ilkay; Aksoy, Eray; Lafci, Gokhan; Cicek, Omer Faruk; Kadirogullari, Ersin; Ulusar, Umit Deniz; Cagli, Kerim: Effect of Left Atrial Reduction on Restoration and Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Replacement: A Pilot Study
Kmiec, Lukasz; Zerdzitzki, Matthaeus; Schmid, Christof; Debl, Kurt; Sossalla, Samuel; Hilker, Michael; Holzamer, Andreas: Evaluation of the MANTA Vascular Closure Device in Transfemoral TAVI
Duman, Zihni M.; Timur, Barış; Topel, Çağdaş; Aksu, Timuçin: Clinical Use of Tailored Computed Tomography to Prevent Poststernotomy Dehiscence
Arslan, Ahmet Kadir; Erdil, Nevzat; Guldogan, Emek; Colak, Cemil; Akca, Baris; Colak, M. Cengiz: Prediction of Postcoronary Artery Bypass Grafting Atrial Fibrillation: POAFRiskScore Tool
Ntinopoulos, Vasileios; Papadopoulos, Nestoras; Odavic, Dragan; Haeussler, Achim; Dzemali, Omer: Ejection Fraction Recovery after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Wehbe, Mahmoud; Albert, Marc; Lewalter, Thorsten; Ouarrak, Taoufik; Senges, Jochen; Hanke, Thorsten; Doll, Nicolas; on behalf of the CASE-AF Investigators: The German CArdioSurgEry Atrial Fibrillation Registry: In-Hospital Outcomes
Ioannou, Stelios; Braun, Christian; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kühnel, Ralf-Uwe; Vafa, Ali; Schröter, Filip; Albes, Johannes: CALA: Cumulative Volume of Calcified Lesions of the Aorta in Cardiac Surgery
Dorweiler, Bernhard; Weigang, Ernst; Duenschede, Friedrich; Pitton, Michael Bernhard; Dueber, Christoph; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich: Strategies for Endovascular Aortic Repair in Aortobronchial and Aortoesophageal Fistulas
Wittlinger, Thomas; Schramm, René; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Rudolph, Volker; Gummert, Jan Fritz; Deutsch, Marcus-André: Prognosis and Clinical Results after Coronary Artery Bypass Operation in Young Patients Aged <45 Years: Chances and Limitations of a New Therapy Option
Gerfer, Stephen; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Brinkschröder, Sarah; Djordjevic, Ilija; Rustenbach, Christian; Rahmanian, Parwis; Mader, Navid; Kuhn, Elmar; Wahlers, Thorsten: Is It Reasonable to Perform Isolated SAVR by Residents in the TAVI Era?
Vida, Vladimiro L.; Gallo, Michele; Barzon, Elisa; Olivato, Veruska; De Franceschi, Marco; Guariento, Alvise; Padalino, Massimo; Stellin, Giovanni: A Single Institution Evaluation of the Performance of Two Different Chest Drainage Systems in Pediatric Patients after Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease
Rodriguez Cetina Biefer, Hector; Sündermann, Simon H.; Alkadhi, Hatem; Genoni, Michele; Maisano, Francesco; Emmert, Maximilian Y.; Plass, André: Sternal Anomalies in Asymptomatic Patients after Median Sternotomy and Potential Influencing Factors
Zhu, Yifan; Hu, Renjie; Zhang, Wen; Yu, Xiafeng; Dong, Wei; Sun, Yanjun; Zhang, Haibo: Surgical and Transcatheter Treatments in Children with Congenital Aortic Stenosis
Martínez-Comendador, Jose; Marcos-Vidal, Jose Miguel; Gualis, Javier; Martin, Carlos Esteban; Martin, Elio; Otero, Javier; Castaño, Mario: Subclinical Hypothyroidism Might Increase the Risk of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Aortic Valve Replacement
Gorki, Hagen; Liu, Jun; Poelzing, Frank; Gorki, Susanne D.; Pasche, Heidi; Albrecht, Guenter; Liebold, Andreas: On-Pump Nonrobotic Total Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Animal Study
Dehaki, Maziar Gholampour; Ghavidel, Alireza Alizadeh; Omrani, Gholamreza; Javadikasgari, Hoda: Long-Term Outcome of Mechanical Pulmonary Valve Replacement in 121 Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
Melki, Vilyam; Tano, Eva; Douhan Hakansson, Lena; Tran, Phan-Kiet; Knutson, Folke; Malinski, Tadeusz; Borowiec, Jan: Effect of Glyceryl Trinitrate on Staphylococcus aureus Growth and Leukocyte Activation during Simulated Extracorporeal Circulation
Ntinopoulos, Vasileios; Papadopoulos, Nestoras; Odavic, Dragan; Haeussler, Achim; Loeblein, Helen; Dzemali, Omer: Aortic Root Replacement with Reimplantation of the Aortic Valve: A Low-Volume Center Experience
Zhang, Xun E.; Geng, Zhi; Shao, Jun; Yao, Hao; Wang, Lu; Li, Xiaobo; Li, Qingguo: The Heartguard: A Humanitarian Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program in Rural China
Gerçek, Muhammed; Ghabrial, Mina; Glaubitz, Lina; Kuss, Oliver; Aboud, Anas; Paluszkiewicz, Lech; Gummert, Jan; Börgermann, Jochen; Gerçek, Mustafa: Impact of Left Atrial Appendage Amputation on Left Atrial Morphology and Rhythm after Off-Pump CABG

Issue 05/2022

Beckmann, Andreas; Meyer, Renate; Lewandowski, Jana; Markewitz, Andreas; Blaßfeld, Daniela; Böning, Andreas: German Heart Surgery Report 2021: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Issue 03/2022

Faerber, Gloria; Tkebuchava, Sophie; Scherag, André; Bley, Maximilian; Kirov, Hristo; Diab, Mahmoud; Doenst, Torsten: Right Mini-Thoracotomy for Aortic Plus Mitral with or without Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Choi, Jae Woong; Hwang, Ho Young; Lee, Yeiwon; Sohn, Suk Ho; Kim, Kyung Hwan; Kim, Ki-Bong; Ahn, Hyuk: Incidence and Risk Factors of Pannus after Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement
Useini, Dritan; Beluli, Blerta; Christ, Hildegard; Schlömicher, Markus; Patsalis, Polykarpos; Haldenwang, Peter; Strauch, Justus: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients Who Cannot Undergo Transfemoral Access
Joskowiak, Dominik; Meusel, Daniela; Kamla, Christine; Hagl, Christian; Juchem, Gerd: Impact of Preoperative Functional Status on Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 02/2022

Fábián, Bálint; Osadczuk, András; Bárány, László; Baksa, Gábor; Rácz, Gergely; Ruttkay, Tamás: Real 3D Visualization of the Circumflex Artery Surrounding the Mitral Annulus
Götte, Julia; Zittermann, Armin; Hakim-Meibodi, Kavous; Hata, Masatoshi; Schramm, Rene; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Parsa, Mohammed Amin; Gummert, Jan; Renner, Andre: Long-Term Clinical Outcome in Elderly Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair
Noack, Thilo; Sieg, Franz; Cuartas, Mateo Marin; Spampinato, Ricardo; Holzhey, David; Seeburger, Joerg; Borger, Michael Andrew: Clinical Outcomes after Mitral Valve Repair with the Physio II Annuloplasty Ring
Minol, Jan-Philipp; Dimitrova, Vanessa; Petrov, Georgi; Langner, Robert; Boeken, Udo; Lichtenberg, Artur; Akhyari, Payam: Predictive Value of Body Mass Index in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Pingpoh, Clarence; Donfack, Duchelle; Berger, Tim; Kreibich, Maximillian; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Puiu, Paul; Schroefel, Holger; Hochholzer, Willibald; Czerny, Martin; Siepe, Matthias: Moderate or Severe Functional MR and Severe AS: Is Mitral Valve Surgery Justified?

Issue 07/2021

Dourado, Luciana Oliveira Cascaes; Pereira, Alexandre C.; Poppi, Nilson Tavares; Cavalcante, Rafael; Gaiotto, Fabio; Dallan, Luis Alberto Oliveira; Bittencourt, Marcio Sommer; Cesar, Luiz Antonio M.; Gowdak, Luis Henrique W.: The Role of the Heart Team in Patients with Diffuse Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Leviner, Dror B.; Zafrir, Barak; Jaffe, Ronen; Saliba, Walid; Flugelman, Moshe Y.; Sharoni, Erez: Impact of Modifiable Risk Factors on Long-Term Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Beckmann, Andreas; Bitzer, Eva-Maria; Lederle, Mareike; Ihle, Peter; Walker, Jochen; Marshall, Ursula; Horenkamp-Sonntag, Dirk; Schneider, Steffen; Zeymer, Uwe; for the REVASK Study Group: Health Care Analysis on Myocardial Revascularization in Patients with Chronic Coronary Artery Disease: The Multicenter REVASK Study: Design and Protocol
Hoffmann, Grischa; Friedrich, Christine; Huenges, Katharina; Petzina, Rainer; Vogt, Astrid-Mareike; Cremer, Joachim; Grothusen, Christina: Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass in High-Risk Patients with Multivessel Disease
Bonacchi, Massimo; Howe, Rosemary; Micali, Linda Renata; Weigel, Daniel; Parise, Orlando; Parise, Gianmarco; Gelsomino, Sandro: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Reduces Cardiac Death in Patients with Peripheral Arteriopathy
Petricevic, Mirna; Petricevic, Mate; Pasalic, Marijan; Cepulic, Branka Golubic; Raos, Mirela; Dujmic, Dora; Kalamar, Viktor; Mestrovic, Vice; Gasparovic, Hrvoje; Vasicek, Vesna; Goerlinger, Klaus; Biocina, Bojan: Cost Analysis of Transfusion Therapy in Coronary Artery Surgery
Petricevic, Mate; Knezevic, Jadranka; Biocina, Bojan; Mikus, Mislav; Konosic, Lucija; Rasic, Mario; Milosevic, Milan; Rotim, Cecilija; Madzar, Tomislav; Rotim, Ante; Gasparovic, Hrvoje; Goerlinger, Klaus: Association among Clopidogrel Cessation, Platelet Function, and Bleeding in Coronary Bypass Surgery: An Observational Trial

Issue 06/2021

Sugimura, Yukiharu; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Aubin, Hug; Mehdiani, Arash; Rellecke, Philipp; Tudorache, Igor; Lichtenberg, Artur; Boeken, Udo; Akhyari, Payam: Impact of Reported Donor Ejection Fraction on Outcome after Heart Transplantation
Immohr, Moritz; Boeken, Udo; Mehdiani, Arash; Boettger, Charlotte; Aubin, Hug; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Erbel, Sophia; Scheiber, Daniel; Westenfeld, Ralf; Akhyari, Payam; Lichtenberg, Artur: Use of Organs for Heart Transplantation after Rescue Allocation: Comparison of Outcome with Regular Allocated High Urgent Recipients
Mehdiani, Arash; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Sipahi, Nihat Firat; Boettger, Charlotte; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Scheiber, Daniel; Westenfeld, Ralf; Aubin, Hug; Lichtenberg, Artur; Boeken, Udo; Akhyari, Payam: Successful Heart Transplantation after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Donors
Guan, Xiaonan; Chen, Mulei; Li, Yanbing; Zhang, Jianjun; Xu, Li; Sun, Hao; Zhang, Dapeng; Wang, Lefeng; Yang, Xinchun: Comparison of Safety between Different Kinds of Heparins in Patients Receiving Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation
Vogeler, Elisa; Dieterlen, Maja-Theresa; Garbade, Jens; Lehmann, Sven; Jawad, Khalil; Borger, Michael A.; Meyer, Anna L.: Benefit of Self-Managed Anticoagulation in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device
Durak, Koray; Kersten, Alexander; Grottke, Oliver; Zayat, Rashad; Dreher, Michael; Autschbach, Rüdiger; Marx, Gernot; Marx, Nikolaus; Spillner, Jan; Kalverkamp, Sebastian: Thromboembolic and Bleeding Events in COVID-19 Patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Pingpoh, Clarence; Kondov, Stoyan; Schroefel, Holger; Kreibich, Maximillian; Puiu, Paul; Kueri, Sami; Berger, Tim; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Siepe, Matthias; Czerny, Martin: Efficacy of Vascular Closure Devices in Closing Large-Bore Sheath Arterial Sites after Treatment with Extracorporeal Life Support System
Liu, Wenyan; Yan, Yang; Han, Dan; Li, Yongxin; Wang, Qian; Li, Jing; Liu, Fengfeng; Zheng, Xinglong: CIRP Secretion during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Is Associated with Increased Risk of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury

Issue 05/2021

Petersen, Johannes; Neumann, Niklas; Naito, Shiho; Sequeira Gross, Tatiana; Massel, Robert; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Girdauskas, Evaldas: Persistence of Reduced Left Ventricular Function after Aortic Valve Surgery for Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Bicuspid versus Tricuspid
Ibrahim, Khalid S.; Kheirallah, Khalid A.; Mayyas, Fadia A.; Alwaqfi, Nizar A.: Predictors of Acute Kidney Injury Following Surgical Valve Replacement
Schlömicher, Markus; Bechtel, Matthias; Useini, Dritan; Naraghi, Hamid; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas; Moustafine, Vadim; Strauch, Justus T.: Single-Center Outcomes with Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement
Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Gerfer, Stephen; Rahmanian, Parwis; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Djordjevic, Ilija; Schlachtenberger, Georg; Zeriouh, Mohamed; Mader, Navid; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Wahlers, Thorsten: Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement with the Perceval S and Intuity Elite
Gerfer, Stephen; Mauri, Victor; Kuhn, Elmar; Adam, Matti; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Djordjevic, Ilija; Ivanov, Borko; Gaisendrees, Christopher; Frerker, Christian; Schmidt, Tobias; Mader, Navid; Rudolph, Tanja; Baldus, Stephan; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Wahlers, Thorsten: Comparison of Self-Expanding RDV Perceval S versus TAVI ACURATE neo/TF
Schaefer, Andreas; Sarwari, Harun; Schofer, Niklas; Schneeberger, Yvonne; Westermann, Dirk; Schoen, Gerhard; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Schäfer, Ulrich; Conradi, Lenard: TAVI in Patients with Mitral Annular Calcification and/or Mitral Stenosis
Lin, Nicole; Nores, Marcos A.; James, Taylor M.; Rothenberg, Mark; Stamou, Sotiris C.: Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Nonagenarians versus Younger Patients
Useini, Dritan; Beluli, Blerta; Christ, Hildegard; Mügge, Andreas; Patsalis, Polykarpos; Schlömicher, Markus; Haldenwang, Peter; Bechtel, Matthias; Strauch, Justus: Oversized versus Non-oversized Prosthesis: Midterm Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using SAPIEN 3 Valve
Ahmad, Ali El-Sayed; Salamate, Saad; Amer, Mohamed; Sirat, Sami; Monsefi, Nadejda; Bakhtiary, Farhad: First Experiences with MANTA Vascular Closure Device in Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

Issue 04/2021

Beckmann, Erik; Martens, Andreas; Krueger, Heike; Korte, Wilhelm; Kaufeld, Tim; Haverich, Axel; Shrestha, Malakh Lal: Aortic Valve–Sparing Root Replacement (David I Procedure) in Adolescents: Long-Term Outcome
Friedrich, Christine; Freundt, Miriam; Salem, Mohamed Ahmed; Panholzer, Bernd; Huenges, Katharina; Puehler, Thomas; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Sex-Specific Outcome after Ascending Aortic Surgery in Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
Salem, Mohamed; Friedrich, Christine; Thiem, Alexander; Huenges, Katharina; Puehler, Thomas; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Risk Factors for Mortality in Acute Aortic Dissection Type A: A Centre Experience Over 15 Years
Ehrlich, Tristan; Karliova, Irem; Froede, Lennart; Giebels, Christian; Kunihara, Takashi; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: Aortic Root Remodeling in Acute Aortic Dissection
Nakanishi, Sentaro; Wakabayashi, Naohiro; Ise, Hayato; Kitahara, Hiroto; Hirofuji, Aina; Ishikawa, Natsuya; Kamiya, Hiroyuki: Proximalized Total Arch Replacement Can Be Safely Performed by Trainee
Kunihara, Takashi; Vukic, Claudia; Sata, Fumihiro; Schäfers, Hans-Jaochim: Surgical Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in a Non-High-Volume Institution

Issue 03/2021

Yankah, Charles Abraham; Trimlett, Richard; Sandoval, Elena; Lotz, Christopher; Ledot, Stephane; Pomar, Jose Luis; Price, Susanna; Meybohm, Patrick: COVID-19 Pulmonary Failure and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: First Experience from Three European Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Centers
Mehdiani, Arash; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Boettger, Charlotte; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Scheiber, Daniel; Westenfeld, Ralf; Aubin, Hug; Akhyari, Payam; Saeed, Diyar; Lichtenberg, Artur; Boeken, Udo: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation after Heart Transplantation: Impact of Type of Cannulation
Provaznik, Zdenek; Philipp, Alois; Zeman, Florian; Camboni, Daniele; Schmid, Christof; Floerchinger, Bernhard: Extracorporeal Life Support in Postcardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock: A View on Scenario, Outcome, and Risk Factors in 261 Patients
Erdem, Hasan; Korun, Oktay; Yanartaş, Mehmed; Taş, Serpil; Erden, Benay; Yerlikhan, Onur; Erkilinç, Atakan; Kaymaz, Cihangir; Sunar, Hasan; Yildizeli, Bedrettin: Outcomes of Pulmonary Endarterectomy Operation Concomitant with Cardiac Procedures
Miyahara, Shunsuke; Schröder, Tom A.; Wilkens, Heinrike; Karliova, Irem; Langer, Frank; Kunihara, Takashi; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: An Evaluation of the Learning Curve in Pulmonary Endarterectomy Using Propensity Score Matching

Issue 02/2021

Grieshaber, Philippe; Arneth, Borros; Steinsberger, Ferdinand; Niemann, Bernd; Oswald, Irina; Renz, Harald; Böning, Andreas: Influence of Left Atrial Appendage Amputation on Natriuretic Peptides—A Randomized Controlled Trial
Niemann, Bernd; Dominik, Elisabeth; Rohrbach, Susanne; Grieshaber, Philippe; Roth, Peter; Böning, Andreas: The Same is Not the Same: Device Effect during Bipolar Radiofrequency Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
Kuhn, Elmar W.; Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Rahmanian, Parwis; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Slottosch, Ingo; Deppe, Antje Christin; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.: Preoperative Statin Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation and Renal Failure after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 01/2021

Szczechowicz, Marcin Piotr; Easo, Jerry; Zhigalov, Konstantin; Mashhour, Ahmed; Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Weymann, Alexander: Training of Residents in Cardiac Surgery—Does It Have Impact on the Outcome?
Debus, Eike Sebastian; Dolg, Maximilian; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Grundmann, Reinhart T.: Publication Performance in German Academic Heart Surgery
Lee, Jun Ho; Yang, Ji-Hyuk; Park, Pyo Won; Song, Jinyoung; Huh, June; Kang, I-Seok; Jun, Tae-Gook: Surgical Repair of a Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm: A 22-Year Single-Center Experience
Estevez-Cid, Francisco; Serrano-Teruel, Maria E.; Fernandez-Rodriguez, Fernando; Bouzas-Mosquera, Alberto; Fernandez-Moreno, Mercedes; Dieguez-Garcia, Paula; Cuenca-Castillo, Jose J.; Bautista-Hernandez, Victor: Postoperative Plasma Mitochondrial DNA and Cytokine Profiles of Elderly Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement
Schröter, Filip; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Ostovar, Roya; Albes, Johannes M.: Further Evolution of a New Nonbiological Transcatheter Valvular Prosthesis
Gasser, Simone; Stastny, Lukas; Kofler, Markus; Krapf, Christoph; Bonaros, Nikolaos; Grimm, Michael; Dumfarth, Julia: Rapid Response in Type A Aortic Dissection: Is There a Decisive Time Interval for Surgical Repair?
Koshty, Ahmed; Bork, Magdalena; Böning, Andreas; Gündüz, Dursun; Pleger, Sebastian Paul: Coronary Artery Disease as a Relevant Risk Factor in Screening of Abdominal Aortic Ectasia and Aneurysm

Issue 08/2020

Gestrich, Christopher; Lagemann, Doreen; Duerr, Georg Daniel; Konrad, Nicole; Sinning, Jan-Malte; Mellert, Fritz: Surgical Revascularization of Chronically Occluded Coronary Arteries—What You See Is What You Get?
Andreas, Martin; Zeitlinger, Markus; Shabanian, Shiva; Wisser, Wilfried; Thell, Rainer; Edlinger-Stanger, Maximilian; Maier-Salamon, Alexandra; Jaeger, Walter; Kocher, Alfred; Laufer, Guenther; Hiesmayr, Joerg-Michael; Hutschala, Doris: Early Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Bypass Surgery Improves Tissue Penetration
Neumann, Anneke; Vöhringer, Luise; Fischer, Julia; Mustafi, Migdat; Schneider, Wilke; Krüger, Tobias; Schlensak, Christian: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Acute Coronary Syndrome: Focus on Safety and Completeness of Revascularization
Puehler, Thomas; Zittermann, Armin; Dia, Mohamad; Emmel, Eric; Gercek, Mustafa; Börgermann, Jochen; Hakim-Meibodi, Kavous; Gummert, Jan: Off-pump Revascularization with Bilateral versus Single Mammary Arteries—A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis
Enginoev, Soslan; Koz'min, Dmitry; Magomedov, Gasan; Makeev, Sergey; Chernov, Igor; Ilov, Nikolay; Tarasov, Dmiry; Zhigalov, Konstantin; Weymann, Alexander: Ligation of Left Atrial Appendage during Off-Pump Coronary Surgery
Filip, Tomas; Schröther, Filip; Haase, Robert; Rudolph, Nicol; Claus, Thomas; Albes, Johannes M.: Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Complications after Endoscopic or Surgical Saphenous Vein Harvesting
Hu, Yu-Ning; Luo, Chwan-Yau; Tsai, Meng-Ta; Lin, Ting-Wei; Kan, Chung-Dann; Roan, Jun-Neng: Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Medications in Dialysis Patients: Do We Need to Change Strategies?
Schlachtenberger, Georg; Deppe, Antje Christin; Gerfer, Stephen; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Zeriouh, Mohamed; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.: Major Bleeding after Surgical Revascularization with Dual Antiplatelet Therapy
Zhu, Lan; Pan, Zilai; Li, Zehang; Chang, Yunxiao; Zhu, Yunpeng; Yan, Fuhua; Tu, Shengxian; Yang, Wenjie: Can the Wall Shear Stress Values of Left Internal Mammary Artery Grafts during the Perioperative Period Reflect the One-Year Patency?
Nachum, Eyal; Sternik, Leonid; Kassif, Yigal; Raanani, Ehud; Hay, Ilan; Shalabi, Amjad; Buber, Jonathan: Surgical Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Single Tertiary Center Experience
Roth, Peter; Stella, Jenna; Niemann, Bernd; Grieshaber, Philippe; Roehrig, Rainer; Böning, Andreas: Fibrin-Coated Collagen Fleece Seems to Prevent Sternal Instability after Cardiac Surgery: A Matched Pair Data Analysis

Issue 07/2020

Amorim, Paulo A.; Diab, Mahmoud; Walther, Mario; Färber, Gloria; Hagendorff, Andreas; Bonow, Robert O.; Doenst, Torsten: Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch
Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Schroeter, Filip; Haase, Robert; Laux, Magdalena L.; Ostovar, Roya; Albes, Johannes M.: Clinical Short-Term Outcome and Hemodynamic Comparison of Six Contemporary Bovine Aortic Valve Prostheses
Tkebuchava, Sophie; Tasar, Raphael; Lehmann, Thomas; Faerber, Gloria;