DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 05 · Volume 65 · August 2017 DOI: 10.1055/s-007-34534

Editorial

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Heinemann, Markus K.: OOPS!… 1.424?

Original Thoracic

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Lacroix, Valerie; Mosala Nezhad, Zahra; Kahn, David; Steyaert, Arnaud; Poncelet, Alain; Pieters, Thierry; Noirhomme, Philippe: Pain, Quality of Life, and Clinical Outcomes after Robotic Lobectomy
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Kirschbaum, Andreas; vom Hofe, Burkhardt; Pehl, Anika; Bartsch, Detlef K.: Double Bipolar Sealing of the Pulmonary Artery Improves the Bursting Pressures
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Kirschbaum, Andreas; Waubke, Katharina; Pehl, Anika; Steinfeldt, Thorsten; Bartsch, Detlef K.: Suture or Stapling Are Superior in Comparison to Bipolar Sealing for Closing the Bronchi
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Emmert, Alexander; Franke, Robert; Brandes, Ivo Florian; Hinterthaner, Marc; Danner, Bernhard C.; Bauer, Martin; Bräuer, Anselm: Comparison of Conductive and Convective Warming in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial
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Yazicioglu, Alkin; Demirag, Funda; Alici, Ibrahim Onur; Yekeler, Erdal; Karaoglanoglu, Nurettin: Can Sericin Prove Useful as a Pleurodesis Agent or Tissue Glue?
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Podgaetz, Eitan; Berger, Jonathan; Small, Joe; Garza, Rafael; Andrade, Rafael: Therapeutic Pneumoperitoneum: Relevant or Obsolete in 2015?
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Meyer, Christian; Bartsch, Detlef; Mirow, Nikolas; Kirschbaum, Andreas: Video-Assisted Laser Resection of Lung Metastases—Feasibility of a New Surgical Technique
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Findik, Gokturk; Demiröz, S. Mustafa; Apaydın, Selma Mine Kara; Ertürk, Hakan; Biri, Suzan; Incekara, Funda; Aydogdu, Koray; Kaya, Sadi: Computed Tomography–Guided Methylene Blue Labeling Prior to Thoracoscopic Resection of Small Deeply Placed Pulmonary Nodules. Do We Really Need Palpation?
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Pilarczyk, Kevin; Heckmann, Jens; Carstens, Henning; Lubarski, Jura; Jakob, Heinz; Pizanis, Nikolaus; Kamler, Markus: Does Traumatic Donor Cause of Death Influence Outcome after Lung Transplantation? A Single-Centre Analysis
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Lenz, Nils; Hirschburger, Markus; Roehrig, Rainer; Menges, Thilo; Mueller, Matthias; Padberg, Winfried; Mann, Valesco: Application of Continuous Wound-Infusion Catheters in Lung Transplantation: A Retrospective Data Analysis

How to Do It

Original Cardiovascular

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Shaikh, Asad F.; Joseph, Susan M.; Lima, Brian; Hall, Shelley A.; Malyala, Rajasekhar; Rafael, Aldo E.; Gonzalez-Stawinski, Gonzalo V.; Chamogeorgakis, Themistokles: HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Pump Exchange: A Single-Institution Experience
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Wengenmayer, Tobias; Stephan, Anna; Grundmann, Sebastian; Föll, Daniela; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Bode, Christoph; Geibel, Annette: Altered Regional Myocardial Mechanics in Transplanted Hearts: Influence of Time and Transplantation
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Kadakia, Sagar; Taghavi, Sharven; Jayarajan, Senthil; Ambur, Vishnu; Wheatley, Grayson; Kaiser, Larry; Toyoda, Yoshiya: Examining Mortality and Rejection in Combined Heart–Lung Transplantations

Letter to the Editor

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Oncel, Murat; Sunam, Guven Sadi; Yıldıran, Huseyın: Training with Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery