DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 05 · Volume 63 · August 2015 DOI: 10.1055/s-005-29935


Heinemann, Markus K.: Pardon My French

Original Cardiovascular

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
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
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
Bobylev, Dmitry; Boethig, Dietmar; Breymann, Thomas; Mathoni, Annika; Horke, Alexander; Ono, Masamichi: Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease
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
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

Original Thoracic

Schulz-Drost, Stefan; Syed, Julia; Besendoerfer, Manuel; Mauerer, Andreas; Blanke, Matthias; Schulz-Drost, Melanie; Carbon, Roman Th.: Elastic Stable Chest Repair as a Means of Stabilizing the Anterior Chest Wall in Recurrent Pectus Excavatum with Sternocostal Pseudarthrosis: An Innovative Fixation Device
Chang, Pei-Yeh; Zeng, Qi; Wong, Kin-Sun; Lai, Jin-Yao; Chen, Jeng-Chang; Wang, Chao-Jan; Chang, Chee-Jen: A Cross-Sectional Study of Chest Wall Development in Patients with Pectus Excavatum
Ran, Bo; Li, Quan; Li, Cheng; Li, Ming; Chen, Jia-Yu; Wang, Li-Xin; Qiao, Yue-Hua; Guan, Jun-Hui; Wang, Zhi-Wei: Effect of Anterior Thoracoscopic Release Combined with the Posterior Correction Operation on the Pulmonary Function of Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis

Letter to the Editor


Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Kathrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Cremer, Joachim Thomas: Erratum to: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2014: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery [Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015; 63(04): 258–269]