DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Current Issue 04 · Volume 49 · August 2001 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-1075

Editorial

Original Cardiovascular

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Rothenburger, M.; Vischer, P.; Völker, W.; Glasmacher, B.; Berendes, E.; Scheld, H. H.; Deiwick, M.: In Vitro Modelling of Tissue using Isolated Vascular Cells on a Synthetic Collagen Matrix as a Substitute for Heart Valves
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Boening, A.; Scheewe, J.; Regensburger, D.; Fraund, S.; Paulsen, J.; Kramer, H.-H.; Cremer, J.: Correction of Tetralogy of Fallot: Does the Time Period of Surgery Influence the Outcome?
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Nezu, K.; Yoshikawa, M.; Yoneda, T.; Kushibe, K.; Kawaguchi, T.; Kimura, M.; Kobayashi, A.; Takenaka, H.; Fukuoka, A.; Narita, N.; Taniguchi, S.: The Effect of Nutritional Status on Morbidity in COPD Patients Undergoing Bilateral Lung Reduction Surgery
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Schnell, A. M.; Hoerstrup, S. P.; Zund, G.; Kolb, S.; Sodian, R.; Visjager, J. F.; Grunenfelder, J.; Suter, A.; Turina, M.: Optimal Cell Source for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering: Venous vs. Aortic Human Myofibroblasts
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Case Report

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Omasa, M.; Hirata, T.; Shoji, T.; Bando, T.; Hasegawa, S.; Inui, K.; Wada, H.: A Case of Repetitive Intrapleural Cancer Chemotherapy Using INFUSE-A-PORT® for Malignant Mesothelioma
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Shimizu, J.; Kinoshite, T.; Tatsuzawa, Y.; Kawaura, Y.; Ishikura, N.; Oda, M.: Intrathoracic Free Musculocutaneous Flap After Open-Window Thoracostomy for Chronic Empyema

How to Do It

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Vogt, P. R.; Akinturk, H.; Bettex, D. A.; Schmidlin, D.; Lachat, M. L.; Turina, M. I.: Modification of Surgical Aortoatrial Shunts for Inaccessible Bleeding in Aortic Surgery
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Seita, J.; Sakakibara, Y.; Jikuya, T.; Shigeta, O.; Nakata, H.; Tsunoda, H.; Mitsui, T.: Surgical Management of a Penetrated Greenfield Inferior Vena Cava Filter

Review Article

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Ehrlich, M. P.; Wolner, E.: Neuroprotection in Aortic Surgery

Historical Review

Special Report

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Baretti, R.; Knecht, J.-P.; Baumann-Baretti, B.; Hübler, S.; Krabatsch, T.; Pannek, N.; Hetzer, R.: Risk Scores Currently Used in German Heart Surgery

Obituary