DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Publication Date: 26 November 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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?

Original Cardiovascular

Weber, Carolyn; Esser, Matthias; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Sabashnikov, Anton; Djordjevic, Ilija; Maier, Johanna; Merkle, Julia; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Madershahian, Navid; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Deppe, Antje Christin; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Levosimendan Reduces Mortality and Low Cardiac Output Syndrome in Cardiac Surgery

Publication Date: 22 November 2019

Review Article

Publication Date: 20 November 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Laux, Magdalena L.; Ostovar, Roya; Braun, Christian; Hartrumpf, Martin; Claus, Thomas; Schröter, Filip; Albes, Johannes M.: Wrapping in Ascending Aortic Aneurysms as an Alternative for Replacement: Is It Beneficial?

Publication Date: 15 November 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Hu, Jie; Hu, Renjie; Zhang, Haibo; Zhang, Lei; Zhang, Wen; Chen, Dian; Dong, Wei: Midterm Outcomes of Surgical Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection to SVC

Original Thoracic

Markowiak, Till; Neu, Reiner; Ansari, Mohammed Khalid Afeen; Großer, Christian; Klinkhammer-Schalke, Monika; Hofmann, Hans-Stefan; Ried, Michael: Surgical Cytoreduction and HITOC for Thymic Malignancies with Pleural Dissemination

Publication Date: 04 November 2019

Short Communication

Publication Date: 03 November 2019

Original Thoracic

Review Article

Boettcher, Wolfgang; Dehmel, Frank; Redlin, Mathias; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Photiadis, Joachim: Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy to Facilitate Transfusion-Free Congenital Heart Surgery in Neonates and Infants

Publication Date: 20 October 2019

How to do it

Ferreiro-Marzal, Andrea; Rodríguez-Serrano, Fernando; Esteban-Molina, María; González-Vargas, Teresa; Perin, Francesca; Garrido, Jose Manuel: Intermuscular S-ICD Implantation in Pediatric Patients

Publication Date: 11 October 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 04 October 2019

Erratum

Casiraghi, Monica; Galetta, Domenico; Borri, Alessandro; Tessitore, Adele; Romano, Rosalia; Diotti, Cristina; Brambilla, Daniela; Maisonneuve, Patrick; Spaggiari, Lorenzo: Erratum to: Ten Years' Experience in Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Early Stage Lung Cancer

Erratum

Petrella, Francesco; Frassoni, Samuele; Bagnardi, Vincenzo; Casiraghi, Monica; Brambilla, Daniela; Diotti, Cristina; Spaggiari, Lorenzo: Erratum to: Surgical Treatment of Bilateral Lung Cancers: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors

Publication Date: 23 September 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Sideris, Konstantinos; Boehm, Johannes; Voss, Bernhard; Guenther, Thomas; Lange, Ruediger S.; Guenzinger, Ralf: Functional and Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: One Ring Fits All?

Publication Date: 20 September 2019

How to Do It

Publication Date: 15 September 2019

Original Thoracic

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 10 September 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Rahmanian, Parwis Baradaran; Giese, Daniel; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Djordjevic, Ilija; Kaya, Süreyya; Weber, Carolyn; Baldus, Stephan; Mader, Navid; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.: SAVR versus TAVI: What about the Hemodynamic Performance? An In Vivo and In Vitro Analysis

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 09 September 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Joskowiak, Dominik; Meusel, Daniela; Kamla, Christine; Hagl, Christian; Juchem, Gerd: Impact of Preoperative Functional Status on Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery

Original Thoracic

Yamada, Yoshito; Kaplan, Tevfik; Soltermann, Alex; Schmitt-Opitz, Isabelle; Schneiter, Didier; Weder, Walter; Inci, Ilhan: Surgical Outcomes and Risk Analysis of Primary Pulmonary Sarcoma

Publication Date: 06 September 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

Huang, Jiang-Shan; Hong, Zhi-Nuan; Sun, Kai-Peng; Cao, Hua; Chen, Qiang: Effect of the Different Mechanical Mitral Valve Sounds on the Patients' Quality of Life

Publication Date: 02 September 2019

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 26 August 2019

Short Communications

Publication Date: 08 August 2019

Original Thoracic

Schroeder-Finckh, Alexander; Lopez-Pastorini, Alberto; Galetin, Thomas; Defosse, Jerome; Stoelben, Erich; Koryllos, Aris: Anterior Chest Wall Reconstruction Using Polypropylene Mesh: A Retrospective Study

Publication Date: 06 August 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Jaschinski, Christoph; Cussigh, Christiane; Fonseca, Elizabeth; Bruckner, Tom; Karck, Matthias; Loukanov, Tsvetomir: A Wide Comparison of Techniques for Repair of PAPVCs: One Institution's 20-Year Experience

Publication Date: 30 July 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 22 July 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Thoracic

Xu, Hao; Guo, Congying; Li, Yi; Yang, Lei; Zhang, Linyou: Omitting Chest Tube Drainage after Subxiphoid Thoracoscopic Thymectomy

Publication Date: 15 July 2019

Original Thoracic

Helmedag, Marius Julian; Eickhoff, Roman; Lambertz, Andreas; Heise, Daniel; Grommes, Jochen; Jacobs, Michael; Neumann, Ulf Peter; Klink, Christian: First Result of a Tailored Progressive Multistep Approach for the Treatment of Aorto-esophageal Fistulae

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 28 June 2019

Publication Date: 27 June 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Aboud, Anas; Farha, Kassar; Hsieh, Wan Chin; Brasch, Frank; Ensminger, Stephan; Gummert, Jan; Renner, André: Prognostic Factors for Long-Term Survival after Surgical Resection of Primary Cardiac Sarcoma

Publication Date: 26 June 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Grinberg, Daniel; Pozzi, Matteo; Bordet, Marine; Nouhou, Kaled Adamou; Kwon, Young Joon; Obadia, Jean-François; Vola, Marco: Minithoracotomy and Beating Heart Strategy for Mitral Surgery in Secondary Mitral Regurgitation

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 17 June 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Thomas, Marie; Kreibich, Maximilian; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Benk, Christoph; Maier, Sven; Trummer, Georg: Standardized Weaning from Temporary Extracorporeal Life Support in Cardiovascular Patients

Publication Date: 09 June 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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?

Publication Date: 06 June 2019

Others

Review Article

Reiss, Nils; Schmidt, Thomas; Langheim, Eike; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; Marx, Roger; Sindermann, Jürgen R.; Knoglinger, Ernst: Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation of LVAD Patients—Updated Recommendations from the Working Group of the German Society for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Cardiovascular Diseases

Publication Date: 28 May 2019

Original Thoracic

Zhai, Yirui; Hui, Zhouguang; Gao, Yushun; Liang, Jun; Zhou, Zongmei; Wang, Luhua; Feng, Qinfu: Debulking Surgery Plus Radiation: Treatment Choice for Unresectable Stage III Thymic Carcinoma

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

Erratum

Lo Torto, Federico; Turriziani, Gianmarco; Miraldi, Fabio; Carlesimo, Bruno; Ribuffo, Diego: Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants

Original Cardiovascular

Maier, Sven; Morlock, Julia; Benk, Christoph; Kari, Fabian Alexander; Siepe, Matthias; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Czerny, Martin; Rylski, Bartosz: Impact of Intermittent Functional Internal Iliac Artery Occlusion on Spinal Cord Blood Supply during TEVAR

Original Cardiovascular

Voss, Stephanie; Deutsch, Marcus-André; Schechtl, Johanna; Erlebach, Magdalena; Sideris, Konstantinos; Lange, Rüdiger; Bleiziffer, Sabine: Impact of a Two-Filter Cerebral Embolic Protection Device on the Complexity and Risk of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Publication Date: 01 May 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Erb, Michael; Filip, Tomas; Claus, Thomas; Albes, Johannes M.: Endocarditis: An Ever Increasing Problem in Cardiac Surgery

Publication Date: 28 April 2019

Original Basic Science

Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Guschlbauer, Maria; Weber, Carolyn; Wacker, Max Theodor; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Djordjevic, Ilija; Sabashnikov, Anton; Maul, Alexandra; Sterner-Kock, Anja; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.; Scherner, Maximilian; Wippermann, Jens: Experimental Studies for Small Diameter Grafts in an In Vivo Sheep Model—Techniques and Pitfalls

Publication Date: 25 April 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Koechlin, Luca; Rrahmani, Bejtush; Gahl, Brigitta; Berdajs, Denis; Grapow, Martin T.R.; Eckstein, Friedrich S.; Reuthebuch, Oliver: Microplegia versus Cardioplexol® in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Minimal Extracorporeal Circulation: Comparison of Two Cardioplegia Concepts

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

Editor's Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Note

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Lo Torto, Federico; Turriziani, Gianmarco; Miraldi, Fabio; Carlesimo, Bruno; Ribuffo, Diego: Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants

Original Cardiovascular

Mashhour, Ahmed; Zhigalov, Konstantin; Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Szczechowicz, Marcin; Easo, Jerry; Eichstaedt, Harald C.; Weymann, Alexander: Outcome of a Modified Perceval Implantation Technique

Original Cardiovascular

Schlömicher, Markus; Bechtel, Matthias; Taghiyev, Zulfugar; Naraghi, Hamid; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas; Moustafine, Vadim; Strauch, Justus T.: Intermediate Outcomes after Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement in Multiple Valve Surgery

Short Communications

Publication Date: 16 April 2019

Original Thoracic

Petrella, Francesco; Frassoni, Samuele; Bagnardi, Vincenzo; Casiraghi, Monica; Brambilla, Daniela; Diotti, Cristina; Spaggiari, Lorenzo: Surgical Treatment of Bilateral Lung Cancers: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors

Publication Date: 15 April 2019

Erratum

Härtel, J. A.; Müller, N.; Manunzio, U.; Manunzio, C.; De Marées, M.; Wolber, M.; Leibold, D.; Jung, T.; Breuer, J.; Herberg, U.: Erratum to: Physical Exercise Is Safe for Fontan Patients in Hypoxia

Publication Date: 04 April 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

Salem, Mohamed; Mohammad, Baland; Huenges, Katharina; Friedrich, Christine; Panholzer, Bernd; Cremer, Jochen; Hanyea, Assad: Severe Calcification of the Ascending Aorta Detected Incidentally in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Publication Date: 01 April 2019

Original Thoracic

Liu, Yu-Wei; Chen, Hao-Wei; Lee, Jui-Ying; Chiang, Hung-Hsing; Li, Hsien-Pin; Chang, Po-Chih; Chou, Shah-Hwa: Is a Chest Tube Necessary after Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Mediastinal Tumor Resection?

Publication Date: 31 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 28 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Puehler, Thomas; Freitag-Wolf, Sandra; Friedrich, Christine; Salem, Mohamed; Renner, Jochen; Cremer, Joachim; Haneya, Assad: Outcomes of Patients after Implantation of the Pericardial All-Biological Valve No-React Aortic Conduit (BioIntegral) for Root Replacement in Complex Surgical Procedures

Original Thoracic

Sun, Weiyan; Zhang, Lei; Li, Zeyao; Chen, Donglai; Jiang, Gening; Hu, Jian; Chen, Chang: Feasibility Investigation of Ipsilateral Reoperations by Thoracoscopy for Major Lung Resection

Publication Date: 21 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Gotzmann, Max; Wilbring, Manuel; Charitos, Efstratios; Treede, Hendrik; Silaschi, Miriam: Hemodynamic Comparison of Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Valves with Conventional Bioprostheses

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

Original Thoracic

Yeh, Shu-Wei; Yang, Mei-Chen; Chang, Yi-Wei; Hsu, Yu-Ting; Tzeng, I-Shiang; Cheng, Yeung-Leung: Improved Dynamics of Thoracic Cage and Exercise Capacity after Nuss Repair for Pectus Excavatum

Publication Date: 05 March 2019

Special Report

Calafiore, Antonio Maria; Pelini, Piero; Foschi, Massimilliano; Di Mauro, Michele: Intermittent Antegrade Warm Blood Cardioplegia: What Is Next?

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

Original Thoracic

Schreiner, Waldemar; Dudek, Wojciech; Rieker, Ralf Joachim; Lettmaier, Sebastian; Fietkau, Rainer; Sirbu, Horia: Major Pathologic Response after Induction Therapy Has a Long-Term Impact on Survival and Tumor Recurrence in Stage IIIA/B Locally Advanced NSCLC

Original Thoracic

Sezen, Celal Bugra; Kocaturk, Celalettin Ibrahim; Bilen, Salih; Kalafat, Cem Emrah; Cansever, Levent; Dincer, Seyyit Ibrahim; Bedirhan, Mehmet Ali: Long-Term Outcomes of Carinal Sleeve Resection in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Original Thoracic

Tamburini, Nicola; Maniscalco, Pio; Migliorelli, Andrea; Nigim, Fares; Quarantotto, Francesco; Maietti, Elisa; Cavallesco, Giorgio: Thymic Epithelial Tumors: Prognostic Significance and Relationship between Histology and the New TNM Staging System

Original Thoracic

Yoo, Gyeol; Shin, Jeonghwan; Rha, Eun Young; Jeong, Jin Yong; Lee, Jun; Noh, Giyong; Park, Soo Seog: Quadrangular Fixation of Pectus Bars to Prevent Displacement in Nuss Procedure

Publication Date: 11 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Grieshaber, Philippe; Möller, Sina; Arneth, Borros; Roth, Peter; Niemann, Bernd; Renz, Harald; Böning, Andreas: Predicting Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury Using a Combination of Clinical Risk Scores and Urinary Biomarkers

Original Cardiovascular

Porcedda, Giulio; Brambilla, Alice; Favilli, Silvia; Murzi, Bruno; Mirabile, Lorenzo; Baggi, Roberto; Arcieri, Luigi: Combined Surgical and Endoscopic Approach for Ring–Sling Complex

Publication Date: 09 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 08 February 2019

Short Communication

Smelt, Jeremy; Pontiki, Antonia; Jahangiri, Marjan; Rhode, Kawal; Nair, Arjun; Bille, Andrea: Three-Dimensional Printing for Chest Wall Reconstruction in Thoracic Surgery: Building on Experience

Publication Date: 06 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Short Communication

Cho, Jeong Su; Ahn, Hyo Yeong; Kim, Yeong Dae; I., Hoseok; Eom, Jung Seop: Applying Fibrin Glue under Pleurography for Intractable Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Short Communication

Gorki, Hagen; Nakamura, Julia; Kunert, Andreas; Hoenicka, Markus; Liebold, Andreas: Pericardial fluids or Cardiopulmonary Bypass—Is There a Major Culprit for Changes in Coagulation and Inflammation?

Publication Date: 22 January 2019

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

Hu, Jie; Wang, Qian; Tong, Zhirong; Shen, Juanya; Liu, Jinlong; Sun, Yanjun; Zhang, Haibo: Influence of Offset on Hemodynamics of Intra-atrial Conduit Fontan's Procedure and Its Clinical Implications

Original Cardiovascular

Kimura, Fumiaki; Kadohama, Takayuki; Kitahara, Hiroto; Ise, Hayato; Nakanishi, Sentaro; Akasaka, Nobuyuki; Kamiya, Hiroyuki: Serum Neuron-Specific Enolase Level as Predictor of Neurologic Outcome after Aortic Surgery

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

How to Do It

Publication Date: 04 January 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Amorim, Paulo A.; Diab, Mahmoud; Walther, Mario; Färber, Gloria; Hagendorff, Andreas; Bonow, Robert O.; Doenst, Torsten: Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch

Original Cardiovascular

Schulz, Antonia; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Cho, Mi-Young; Böttcher, Wolfgang; Miera, Oliver; Redlin, Mathias; Ovroutski, Stanislav; Photiadis, Joachim: Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding before Norwood Procedure: Survival of High-Risk Patients

Publication Date: 02 January 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Murin, Peter; Boettcher, Wolfgang; Ozaki, Shinichi; Wloch, Alexa; Cho, Mi-Young; Redlin, Mathias; Miera, Oliver; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Photiadis, Joachim: Asanguineous Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Infants: Impact on Postoperative Mortality and Morbidity

Publication Date: 26 December 2018

Original Thoracic

Smelt, Jeremy; Martin, Fionna; Al-Sahaf, May; Simon, Natalie; King, Juliet; Veres, Lukacs; Bille, Andrea; Pilling, John; Routledge, Tom; Harrison-Phipps, Karen: Retrospective Observational Study into the Early Causes of Death Following Surgery for NSCLC

Publication Date: 20 December 2018

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 30 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Kaartama, Tuukka; Nozohoor, Shahab; Johansson, Malin; Sjögren, Johan; Timane, Pedro; Ragnarsson, Sigurdur: Difference in Outcome Following Surgery for Native Aortic and Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis

Publication Date: 29 November 2018

Editor's Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Commentary

Original Cardiovascular

Lorusso, Roberto; Folliguet, Thierry; Shrestha, Malakh; Meuris, Bart; Kappetein, Arie Pieter; Roselli, Eric; Klersy, Catherine; Nozza, Michele; Verhees, Luc; Larracas, Cristina; Goisis, Giovanni; Fischlein, Theodor: Sutureless versus Stented Bioprostheses for Aortic Valve Replacement: The Randomized PERSIST-AVR Study Design

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 28 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Akhyari, Payam; Aubin, Hug; Lühr, Maximilian; Rastan, Ardawan Julian; Beckmann, Andreas; Misfeld, Martin; on behalf of the Working Group Aortic Valve Surgery and the Board of Directors of the German Society for Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery: Evaluation of Strategies in the Management of Infective Aortic Valve Endocarditis at German Cardiac Surgical Departments

Original Cardiovascular

Tkebuchava, Sophie; Tasar, Raphael; Lehmann, Thomas; Faerber, Gloria; Diab, Mahmoud; Breuer, Martin; Franke, Ulrich; Kirov, Hristo; Gummert, Jan; Lichtenberg, Artur; Wahlers, Thorsten; Doenst, Torsten: Predictors of Outcome for Aortic Valve Reimplantation Including the Surgeon—A Single-Center Experience

Publication Date: 20 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Dudenhöffer, Daniel W.; Laschke, Matthias W.; Giebels, Christian; Karliova, Irem; Schneider, Ulrich; Menger, Michael D.; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: In Vivo Biocompatibility of a Novel Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Suture for Annuloplasty

Review

Petricevic, Mate; Knezevic, Jadranka; Samoukovic, Gordan; Bradaric, Bozena; Safradin, Ivica; Mestrovic, Marija; Papestiev, Vasil; Hodalin, Alen; Madzar, Tomislav; Mihalj, Mario; Rotim, Ante; Biocina, Bojan: Diagnosis and Management of Acquired von Willebrand Disease in Heart Disease: A Review of the Literature

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Guenzinger, Ralf; Lange, Ruediger S.; Rieß, Friedrich-Christian; Hanke, Thorsten; Bischoff, Nicolas; Obadia, Jean-Francois; Sahar, Gideon; Bitran, Dani; Roberts, Harold; Li, Shuzhen; Bolling, Steven F.: Six-Month Performance of a 3-Dimensional Annuloplasty Ring for Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation

Publication Date: 02 November 2018

Original Thoracic

Tezel, Cagatay; Dogruyol, Talha; Alpay, Levent; Akyıl, Mustafa; Evman, Serdar; Metin, Serda; Baysungur, Volkan; Yalcinkaya, Irfan: Prognostic Importance of the Lymph Node Factor in Surgically Resected non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Short Communication

Publication Date: 31 October 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Fleißner, Felix; Salman, Jawad; Naqizadah, Jamshid; Avsar, Murat; Meier, Julia; Warnecke, Gregor; Kühn, Christian; Cebotari, Serghei; Ziesing, Stefan; Haverich, Axel; Tudorache, Igor: Minimally Invasive Surgery in Mitral Valve Endocarditis

Original Thoracic

Kavurmaci, Önder; Ozdil, Ali; Akçam, Tevfik Ilker; Ergonul, Ayse Gul; Turhan, Kutsal; Cakan, Alpaslan; Cagirici, Ufuk: Association of Daily Step Count with the Prolonged Air Leak in Thoracic Surgery Patients

Publication Date: 08 October 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Bin Mahmood, Syed Usman; Nguemeni Tiako, Max Jordan; Mori, Makoto; Elefteriades, John A.; Bonde, Pramod; Geirsson, Arnar; Yun, James J.: Isolated Tricuspid Valvectomy: A Series of cases with Intravenous Drug Abuse Associated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

Original Thoracic

Özdil, Ali; Tekneci, Ahmet Kayahan; Dökümcü, Zafer; Divarcı, Emre; Keçeci, Burçin; Sezak, Murat; Çakan, Alpaslan; Çağırıcı, Ufuk: Pulmonary Metastasectomy of Sarcoma: Is the Ratio of Surgical Margin to Nodule Size a Prognostic Factor?

Publication Date: 15 September 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Saha, Shekhar; Varghese, Sam; Ahmad, Ammar Al; Jebran, Ahmad Fawad; Waezi, Narges; Niehaus, Heidi; Baraki, Hassina; Kutschka, Ingo: Complex Valve Surgery in Elderly Patients: Increasingly Necessary and Surprisingly Feasible

Publication Date: 28 August 2018

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 16 August 2018

Original Cardiovascular

El Shora, Hatem A.; El Beleehy, Ahmed A.; Abdelwahab, Amr A.; Ali, Gaser A.; Omran, Tarek E.; Hassan, Essam A.; Arafat, Amr A.: Bilateral Paravertebral Block versus Thoracic Epidural Analgesia for Pain Control Post-Cardiac Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Original Cardiovascular

Oezpeker, Cenk; Barbieri, Fabian; Zujs, Vitalijs; Grimm, Michael; Lio, Antonio; Glauber, Mattia; Bonaros, Nikolaos: Minimally Invasive Redo-Aortic Valve Replacement: Reduced Operative Times as Compared to Full Sternotomy

Original Cardiovascular

Repossini, Alberto; Bacco, Lorenzo Di; Gazdag, Laszlo; Grubitzsch, Herko; Fischlein, Theodor; Stara, Alessandra; Muneretto, Claudio; Santarpino, Giuseppe: Is the Freedom SOLO Stentless Bioprosthesis a Useful Tool for Patients with Aortic Endocarditis and Aortic Annular Destruction?

Publication Date: 09 August 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Szczechowicz, Marcin; Torabi, Saeed; Sabashnikov, Anton; Mashhour, Ahmed; Karck, Matthias; Weymann, Alexander: Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Metastases: Analysis of a 13-Year Single-Center Experience

Publication Date: 07 August 2018

Publication Date: 30 July 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Blasi, Stefania; Ravenni, Giacomo; Celiento, Michele; De Martino, Andrea; Milano, Aldo D.; Bortolotti, Uberto: Durability of the Mitroflow Pericardial Prosthesis: Influence of Patient–Prosthesis Mismatch and New Anticalcification Treatment

Original Thoracic

Ucvet, Ahmet; Yazgan, Serkan; Gursoy, Soner; Samancilar, Ozgur: Prognosis of Resected Non-small Cell Lung Cancer with Ipsilateral Pulmonary Metastasis

Publication Date: 18 July 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Mve Mvondo, Charles; Pugliese, Marta; Ambassa, Jean Claude; Giamberti, Alessandro; Bovio, Emanuele; Dailor, Ellen: Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement in a Low-Middle Income Region in the Modern Era: Midterm Results from a Sub-Saharan Center

Publication Date: 05 July 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Hoffmann, Grischa; Abraham-Westphal, Selam; Attmann, Tim; Frank, Derk; Lutter, Georg; Cremer, Jochen; Petzina, Rainer: Impact of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch following Aortic Valve Replacement on Long-Term Survival and Quality of Life

Publication Date: 29 May 2018

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 27 May 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Nachum, Eyal; Sternik, Leonid; Kassif, Yigal; Raanani, Ehud; Hay, Ilan; Shalabi, Amjad; Buber, Jonathan: Surgical Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Single Tertiary Center Experience

Publication Date: 23 May 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Kocaturk, Celalettin Ibrahim; Saydam, Ozkan; Sezen, Celal Bugra; Kalafat, Cem Emrah; Cansever, Levent; Kutluk, Ali Cevat; Akin, Hasan; Metin, Muzaffer: Is Right Sleeve Lower Lobectomy Necessary? Is It Safe?

Publication Date: 17 May 2018

Review Article

Kuhtin, Oleg; Veith, Marina; Alghanem, Mohammed; Martel, Ivan; Giller, Dmitrii; Haas, Viktor; Lampl, Ludwig: Thoracoplasty—Current View on Indication and Technique

Publication Date: 08 May 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 01 May 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Kolat, Philipp; Guttenberger, Patricia; Ried, Michael; Kapahnke, Julia; Haneya, Assad; Schmid, Christof; Diez, Claudius: ICU Readmission after Cardiac Surgery—Still a Matter of Concern?

Publication Date: 01 April 2018

Letters to the Editor

Reply to Letter to the Editor

Howitt, Samuel H.; Malagon, Ignacio; McCollum, Charles N.; Grant, Stuart W.: Reply to “Developing a Risk Prediction Model for Intensive Care Unit Mortality after Cardiac Surgery”

Publication Date: 28 February 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Sabashnikov, Anton; Weber, Carolyn; Sahyoun, Cherif; Rudolph, Tanja; Baldus, Stephan; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.; Mader, Navid: “Vascular Outlining”: Augmented Imaging for Transfemoral Access—A Preclinical Investigation

Publication Date: 17 May 2017

Letter to the Editor

Domanin, Maurizio; Romagnoni, Giovanni: Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

Publication Date: 12 April 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 24 June 2014

Original Cardiovascular