DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 05 · Volume 54 · August 2006 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-5063

Original Cardiovascular

Segers, P.; de Jong, A. P.; Kloek, J. J.; van der Horst, C. M.; Spanjaard, L.; de Mol, B. A.: Topical Negative Pressure Therapy in Wounds after Cardiothoracic Surgery: Successful Experience Supported by Literature
Lu, X.; Wu, S.; Gu, X.; Li, L.; Zhang, G.; Sun, W.; Yu, J.: Long-Term Results of Surgical Treatment of Tetralogy of Fallot in Adults
Kaczmarek, I.; Tenderich, G.; Groetzner, J.; Deutsch, M.-A.; Schulz, U.; Beiras-Fernandez, A.; Meiser, B.; Wahlers, T.; Koerfer, R.; Reichart, B.: The Controversy of Donor Serum Sodium Levels in Heart Transplantation - A Multicenter Experience
Bechtel, J. F. M.; Eichler, W.; Toerber, K.; Weidtmann, B.; Hernandez, M.; Klotz, K. F.; Sievers, H. H.; Bartels, C.: The Na+/H+ Exchange Inhibitor Cariporide is Washed Out of the Myocardium by Crystalloid Cardioplegia

Original Thoracic

Esme, H.; Solak, O.; Sahin, D. A.; Sezer, M.: Blunt and Penetrating Traumatic Ruptures of the Diaphragm
Iwasaki, A.; Shirakusa, T.; Hamada, T.; Inutsuka, K.; Maekawa, T.; Yoshinaga, Y.; Mikami, K.: Less Vigorous Surgery for Second Primary Lung Cancer

Short Communications

Komatsu, T.; Fukuse, T.; Wada, H.; Sakurai, T.: Pulmonary Sclerosing Hemangioma with Pulmonary Metastasis
Aydemir, B.; Aydemir, C.; Okay, T.; Celik, M.; Dogusoy, I.: An Aspergilloma in an Echinococcal Cyst Cavity

Case Reports

Ozaki, N.; Mukohara, N.; Yoshida, M.; Shida, T.: Cardiac Lipoma in the Ventricular Septum - A Case Report
Reinerth, G.; Konradi, D.; Rupprecht, H.-J.; Münzel, T.; Vahl, C. F.: Revascularisation of a Giant Coronary Artery Aneurysm in Suspected Incomplete Kawasaki-Disease

Letter to the Editor