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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
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
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
Nakanishi, Sentaro; Wakabayashi, Naohiro; Ise, Hayato; Kitahara, Hiroto; Hirofuji, Aina; Ishikawa, Natsuya; Kamiya, Hiroyuki: Proximalized Total Arch Replacement Can Be Safely Performed by Trainee
Zhang, Qi-Liang; Xu, Ning; Huang, Shu-Ting; Lin, Ze-Wei; Chen, Liang-Wan; Cao, Hua; Chen, Qiang: Music Therapy for Early Postoperative Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep in Patients after Mitral Valve Replacement
Mehdiani, Arash; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Sipahi, Nihat Firat; Boettger, Charlotte; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Scheiber, Daniel; Westenfeld, Ralf; Aubin, Hug; Lichtenberg, Artur; Boeken, Udo; Akhyari, Payam: Successful Heart Transplantation after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Donors
Calafiore, Antonio M.; Sheikh, Azmat A.; Alfonso, Juan J.; Tantawi, Tarek; Maklouf, Belgeit; Shawki, Ahmed; Allam, Ahmed; Awadi, Mohammed O.; Osman, Ahmed A.; Habib, Aly M.; Di Mauro, Michele: Elective Primary or Secondary Delayed Sternal Closure Improves Outcome in Severely Compromised Patients
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
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
Amorim, Paulo A.; Diab, Mahmoud; Walther, Mario; Färber, Gloria; Hagendorff, Andreas; Bonow, Robert O.; Doenst, Torsten: Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch
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
Mashhour, Ahmed; Zhigalov, Konstantin; Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Szczechowicz, Marcin; Easo, Jerry; Eichstaedt, Harald C.; Weymann, Alexander: Outcome of a Modified Perceval Implantation Technique
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
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
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
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
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
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
Mehdiani, Arash; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Boettger, Charlotte; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Scheiber, Daniel; Westenfeld, Ralf; Aubin, Hug; Akhyari, Payam; Saeed, Diyar; Lichtenberg, Artur; Boeken, Udo: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation after Heart Transplantation: Impact of Type of Cannulation
Hu, Yu-Ning; Luo, Chwan-Yau; Tsai, Meng-Ta; Lin, Ting-Wei; Kan, Chung-Dann; Roan, Jun-Neng: Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Medications in Dialysis Patients: Do We Need to Change Strategies?
Kuhn, Elmar W.; Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Rahmanian, Parwis; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Slottosch, Ingo; Deppe, Antje Christin; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.: Preoperative Statin Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation and Renal Failure after Cardiac Surgery
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
Lin, Nicole; Nores, Marcos A.; James, Taylor M.; Rothenberg, Mark; Stamou, Sotiris C.: Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Nonagenarians versus Younger Patients
Ibrahim, Khalid S.; Kheirallah, Khalid A.; Mayyas, Fadia A.; Alwaqfi, Nizar A.: Predictors of Acute Kidney Injury Following Surgical Valve Replacement
Kunihara, Takashi; Vukic, Claudia; Sata, Fumihiro; Schäfers, Hans-Jaochim: Surgical Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in a Non-High-Volume Institution
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
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
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
Berger, Tim; Voetsch, Andreas; Alaloh, Diaa; Kreibich, Maximilian; Krombholz-Reindl, Philipp; Winkler, Andreas; Rylski, Bartosz; Wolfgruber, Thomas; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Siepe, Matthias; Seitelberger, Rainald; Czerny, Martin; Gottardi, Roman: Diameter Changes in Traumatic Aortic Injury: Implications for Stent-Graft Sizing
Leinberger, Tetyana; Heilmann, Claudia; Sorg, Stefan; Mueller, Matthias; Kueri, Sami; Schmoor, Claudia; Siepe, Matthias; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm: The COSTA Study: Sternal Closure in High-Risk Patients - A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial
Gotzmann, Max; Wilbring, Manuel; Charitos, Efstratios; Treede, Hendrik; Silaschi, Miriam: Hemodynamic Comparison of Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Valves with Conventional Bioprostheses
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
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
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
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
Salem, Mohamed; Friedrich, Christine; Thiem, Alexander; Huenges, Katharina; Puehler, Thomas; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Risk Factors for Mortality in Acute Aortic Dissection Type A: A Centre Experience Over 15 Years
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
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
Pfannmueller, Bettina; Misfeld, Martin; Davierwala, Piroze; Weiss, Stefan; Borger, Michael Andrew: Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair during Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
Immohr, Moritz; Boeken, Udo; Mehdiani, Arash; Boettger, Charlotte; Aubin, Hug; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Erbel, Sophia; Scheiber, Daniel; Westenfeld, Ralf; Akhyari, Payam; Lichtenberg, Artur: Use of Organs for Heart Transplantation after Rescue Allocation: Comparison of Outcome with Regular Allocated High Urgent Recipients
Useini, Dritan; Beluli, Blerta; Christ, Hildegard; Mügge, Andreas; Patsalis, Polykarpos; Schlömicher, Markus; Haldenwang, Peter; Bechtel, Matthias; Strauch, Justus: Oversized versus Non-oversized Prosthesis: Midterm Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Using SAPIEN 3 Valve
Gasser, Simone; Stastny, Lukas; Kofler, Markus; Krapf, Christoph; Bonaros, Nikolaos; Grimm, Michael; Dumfarth, Julia: Rapid Response in Type A Aortic Dissection: Is There a Decisive Time Interval for Surgical Repair?
Schaefer, Andreas; Sarwari, Harun; Schofer, Niklas; Schneeberger, Yvonne; Westermann, Dirk; Schoen, Gerhard; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Schäfer, Ulrich; Conradi, Lenard: TAVI in Patients with Mitral Annular Calcification and/or Mitral Stenosis
Schlachtenberger, Georg; Deppe, Antje Christin; Gerfer, Stephen; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Zeriouh, Mohamed; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.: Major Bleeding after Surgical Revascularization with Dual Antiplatelet Therapy
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
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
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?
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
Erdem, Hasan; Korun, Oktay; Yanartaş, Mehmed; Taş, Serpil; Erden, Benay; Yerlikhan, Onur; Erkilinç, Atakan; Kaymaz, Cihangir; Sunar, Hasan; Yildizeli, Bedrettin: Outcomes of Pulmonary Endarterectomy Operation Concomitant with Cardiac Procedures
Schlömicher, Markus; Bechtel, Matthias; Useini, Dritan; Naraghi, Hamid; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas; Moustafine, Vadim; Strauch, Justus T.: Single-Center Outcomes with Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement
Rodriguez Cetina Biefer, Hector; Sündermann, Simon H.; Alkadhi, Hatem; Genoni, Michele; Maisano, Francesco; Emmert, Maximilian Y.; Plass, André: Sternal Anomalies in Asymptomatic Patients after Median Sternotomy and Potential Influencing Factors
Sideris, Konstantinos; Boehm, Johannes; Voss, Bernhard; Guenther, Thomas; Lange, Ruediger S.; Guenzinger, Ralf: Functional and Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: One Ring Fits All?
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?
Nachum, Eyal; Sternik, Leonid; Kassif, Yigal; Raanani, Ehud; Hay, Ilan; Shalabi, Amjad; Buber, Jonathan: Surgical Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Single Tertiary Center Experience
Joskowiak, Dominik; Meusel, Daniela; Kamla, Christine; Hagl, Christian; Juchem, Gerd: Impact of Preoperative Functional Status on Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 05/2020

Kolat, Philipp; Guttenberger, Patricia; Ried, Michael; Kapahnke, Julia; Haneya, Assad; Schmid, Christof; Diez, Claudius: ICU Readmission after Cardiac Surgery—Still a Matter of Concern?
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
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
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
Sugimura, Yukiharu; Sipahi, Nihat Firat; Mehdiani, Arash; Petrov, Georgi; Awe, Mareike; Minol, Jan Philipp; Boeken, Udo; Korbmacher, Bernhard; Lichtenberg, Artur; Dalyanoglu, Hannan: Risk and Consequences of Postoperative Delirium in Cardiac Surgery
Thomas, Marie; Kreibich, Maximilian; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Benk, Christoph; Maier, Sven; Trummer, Georg: Standardized Weaning from Temporary Extracorporeal Life Support in Cardiovascular Patients

Issue 04/2020

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
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
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
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
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?

Issue 03/2020

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?
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
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?

Issue 02/2020

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
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
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
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
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
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
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

Issue 01/2020

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

Issue 08/2019

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

Issue 07/2019

Noack, Thilo; Wittgen, Kathleen; Kiefer, Philipp; Emrich, Fabian; Raschpichler, Matthias; Eibel, Sarah; Holzhey, David; Misfeld, Martin; Mohr, Friedrich-Wilhelm; Borger, Michael; Ender, Joerg; Seeburger, Joerg: Acute Effect of Mitral Valve Repair on Mitral Valve Geometry
Oezpeker, Cenk; Barbieri, Fabian; Hoefer, Daniel; Schneider, Bastian; Bonaros, Nikolaos; Grimm, Michael; Mueller, Ludwig: Mitral Valve Surgery via Partial Upper Sternotomy: Closing the Gap between Conventional Sternotomy and Right Lateral Minithoracotomy
Stock, Sina; Scharfschwerdt, Michael; Warnecke, Rebecca Janina; Richardt, Doreen; Tsvelodub, Stanislav; Sievers, Hans-Hinrich: New Device for the Treatment of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Proof of Concept in an In Vitro Model

Issue 06/2019

Diab, Mahmoud; Färber, Gloria; Sponholz, Christoph; Tasar, Raphael; Lehmann, Thomas; Tkebuchava, Sophie; Franz, Marcus; Doenst, Torsten: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting using Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries through a Left-Sided Minithoracotomy: A Single-Center Starting Experience
Jussli-Melchers, Jill; Panholzer, Bernd; Friedrich, Christine; Broch, Ole; Huenges, Katharina; Cremer, Joachim; Haneya, Assad: Mid- and Long-Term Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Patients Aged 70 Years and Older: A Single-Center Experience
Zientara, Alicja; Mariotti, Sergio; Matter-Ensner, Sonja; Seifert, Burkhardt; Graves, Kirk; Dzemali, Omer; Genoni, Michele: Fast-Track Management in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Dexmedetomidine Provides Rapid Extubation and Effective Pain Modulation
Lee, Jun Ho; Jeong, Dong Seop; Sung, Kiick; Kim, Wook Sung; Park, Pyo Won; Kim, Hyuck; Carriere, K. C.; Lee, Young Tak: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Versus Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation in Patients with Multivessel Disease Involving the Right Coronary Artery
Machado, Mauricio Nassau; Rodrigues, Fernando Bruetto; Grigolo, Ingrid Hellen; Sabbag, Amália Tieco Rocha; Silva, Osvaldo Lourenço; Maia, Lilia Nigro; Nakazone, Marcelo Arruda: Early Prognostic Value of High-Sensitivity Troponin T after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Weiler, Pia; Hamiko, Marwan; Mellert, Fritz; Roell, Wilhelm; Roell, Martina; Welz, Cecilia; Duerr, Georg Daniel: Impact of Crystalloid or Albumin Priming of the Heart–Lung Machine on Inhospital Outcome after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Issue 05/2019

Beckmann, Andreas; Meyer, Renate; Lewandowski, Jana; Markewitz, Andreas; Harringer, Wolfgang: German Heart Surgery Report 2018: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Merkle, Julia; Sabashnikov, Anton; Deppe, Antje Christin; Weber, Saskia; Mader, Navid; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Kuhn-Régnier, Ferdinand; Wahlers, Thorsten: Impact of Different Aortic Entry Tear Sites on Early Outcomes and Long-Term Survival in Patients with Stanford A Acute Aortic Dissection
Goebel, Nora; Nagib, Ragi; Salehi-Gilani, Schahriar; Ahad, Samir; Albert, Marc; Ursulescu, Adrian; Franke, Ulrich F.W.: Combined David and Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure in Acute Aortic Dissection
Maier, Sven; Shcherbakova, Maria; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Benk, Christoph; Kari, Fabian Alexander; Siepe, Matthias; Czerny, Martin; Rylski, Bartosz: Benefits and Risks of Prophylactic Cerebrospinal Fluid Catheter and Evoked Potential Monitoring in Symptomatic Spinal Cord Ischemia Low-Risk Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair
Lescan, Mario; Andic, Mateja; Krüger, Tobias; Ivosevic, Vedran; Schlensak, Christian: Hybrid Off-pump Second-Stage Aortic Arch Repair after Type A Dissection

Issue 04/2019

Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Sabashnikov, Anton; Weber, Carolyn; Rahmanian, Parwis Baradaran; Siedek, Florian; Mauri, Victor; Rudolph, Tanja; Baldus, Stephan; Madershahian, Navid; Wahlers, Thorsten C.: Latest Generation of Balloon-Expandable Valve, the Edwards Sapien 3 Valve: Less Paravalvular Regurgitation but Higher Transvalvular Pressure Gradients
Mach, Markus; Koschutnik, Matthias; Wilbring, Manuel; Winkler, Bernhard; Reinweber, Matthias; Alexiou, Konstantin; Kappert, Utz; Adlbrecht, Christopher; Delle-Karth, Georg; Grabenwöger, Martin; Matschke, Klaus Ehrhard: Impact of COPD on Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transfemoral versus Transapical TAVI
Ostovar, Roya; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Erb, Michael; Hartrumpf, Martin; Claus, Thomas; Haase, Robert; Albes, Johannes M.: How Do Transcatheter Heart Valves Fit in Mitral Annuloplasty Rings and Which Combination Can be Recommended?
Van Linden, Arnaud; Arsalan, Mani; Körschgen, Thore; Blumenstein, Johannes; Kempfert, Jörg; Hecker, Florian; Walther, Thomas: Randomized (CO)mparison of (TRI)fecta and (P)erimount Magna Ease Supraannular Aortic Xenografts—CO.TRI.P Study
Anselmi, Amedeo; Ruggieri, Vito Giovanni; Belhaj Soulami, Réda; Flécher, Erwan; Langanay, Thierry; Corbineau, Hervé; Leguerrier, Alain; Verhoye, Jean-Philippe: Hemodynamic Results and Mid-term Follow-up of 850 19 to 23 mm Perimount Magna Ease Valves

Issue 03/2019

Assmann, Alexander; Boeken, Udo; Klotz, Stefan; Harringer, Wolfgang; Beckmann, Andreas: Organization and Application of ECLS Therapy—A Nationwide Survey in German Cardiosurgical Departments
Reichart, D.; Brand, C.F.; Bernhardt, A.M.; Schmidt, S.; Schaefer, A.; Blankenberg, S.; Reichenspurner, H.; Wagner, F.M.; Deuse, T.; Barten, M.J.: Analysis of Minimally Invasive Left Thoracotomy HVAD Implantation – A Single-Center Experience
Kreibich, Maximilian; Benk, Christoph; Leitner, Sophie; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Morlock, Julia; Scherer, Christian; Rylski, Bartosz; Trummer, Georg: Local and Lower Limb Complications during and after Femoral Cannulation for Extracorporeal Life Support
Zhigalov, Konstantin; Szczechowicz, Marcin; Mashhour, Ahmed; Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Isaev, Maxim; Kadyraliev, Bakitbek; Easo, Jerry; Ennker, Juergen; Eichstaedt, Harald; Weymann, Alexander: Impact of Previous Sternotomy on Outcome after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Bauer, Adrian; Hausmann, Harald; Schaarschmidt, Jan; Szlapka, Michal; Scharpenberg, Martin; Eberle, Thomas; Hasenkam, J. Michael: Is 300 Seconds ACT Safe and Efficient during MiECC Procedures?

Issue 02/2019

Homsi, Rami; Mellert, Fritz; Luechinger, Roger; Thomas, Daniel; Doerner, Jonas; Luetkens, Julian; Schild, Hans H.; Naehle, Claas P.: Safety and Feasibility of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain at 1.5 Tesla in Patients with Temporary Transmyocardial Pacing Leads
Heimeshoff, Jan; Merz, Constanze; Ricklefs, Marcel; Kirchhoff, Felix; Haverich, Axel; Bara, Christoph; Kühn, Christian: Wearable Cardioverter–Defibrillators following Cardiac Surgery—A Single-Center Experience

Issue 01/2019

Vitanova, Keti; Leopold, Cornelius; von Ohain, Jelena Pabst; Wolf, Cordula; Beran, Elisabeth; Lange, Rüdiger; Cleuziou, Julie: Reasons for Failure of Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunts in Neonates
Chen, Qiang; Lin, Ze-Wei; Hong, Zhi-Nuan; Cao, Hua; Zhang, Gui-Can; Chen, Liang-Wan; Yu, Ling-Li; Zhang, Qi-Liang: Comparison of Transthoracic Device Closure and Surgical Repair with Right Submammary or Right Infra-axillary Thoracotomy for Perimembranous VSD
Ratschiller, Thomas; Sames-Dolzer, Eva; Schimetta, Wolfgang; Kreuzer, Michaela; Müller, Hannes; Zierer, Andreas; Mair, Rudolf: External Prosthetic Reinforcement of the Pulmonary Autograft
Abdillah, Juma N.; Hu, Qinghua; Chen, Xuliang; Chen, Xing; Zhou, Wu; Luo, Wanjun; Huang, Lingjin: Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Infants after Heart Surgery
ElMahrouk, Ahmed F.; Ismail, Mohamed Fouad; Hamouda, Tamer; Shaikh, Rafik; Mahmoud, Alaa; Shihata, Mohammad Sabry; Alradi, Osman; Jamjoom, Ahmed: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Postcardiotomy Pediatric Patients—15 Years of Experience Outside Europe and North America
Cleuziou, Julie; Vitanova, Keti; Pabst von Ohain, Jelena; Ono, Masamichi; Tanase, Daniel; Burri, Melchior; Lange, Rüdiger: Incidence and Risk Factors for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction after the Arterial Switch Operation

Issue 08/2018

Beckmann, Andreas; Meyer, Renate; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Markewitz, Andreas; Harringer, Wolfgang: German Heart Surgery Report 2017: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Essa, Yasin; Zeynalov, Natig; Sandhaus, Tim; Hofmann, Michael; Lehmann, Thomas; Doenst, Torsten: Low Fibrinogen Is Associated with Increased Bleeding-Related Re-exploration after Cardiac Surgery
Schroeter, Thomas; Vondran, Maximilian; Wehbe, Mahmoud Sleiman; Mende, Meinhard; Sauer, Matthias; Aydin, Muhammed Ikbal; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Parkinson's Disease: A Retrospective Analysis of a High-Risk Cohort
Kavakbasi, Erhan; Scheld, Hans Heinrich; Kessler, Torsten; Sindermann, Jürgen R.; Kösek, Volkan; Tjan, T. D. T.; Martens, Sven; Hoffmeier, Andreas: Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Results after Primary Cardiac Sarcoma Resection
Rupprecht, Leopold; Putz, Christina; Flörchinger, Bernhard; Zausig, York; Camboni, Daniele; Unsöld, Bernhard; Schmid, Christof: Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: An Institution's 21 Years Experience
Howitt, Samuel Henry; Caiado, Camila; McCollum, Charles; Goldstein, Michael; Malagon, Ignacio; Venkateswaran, Rajamiyer; Grant, Stuart William: Validation of Three Postoperative Risk Prediction Models for Intensive Care Unit Mortality after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 07/2018

Folkmann, Sandra; Seeburger, Joerg; Garbade, Jens; Schon, Uta; Misfeld, Martin; Mohr, Friedrich W.; Pfannmueller, Bettina: Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery for Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis
Botzet, Katrin; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Schäfer, Ralf; Lichtenberg, Artur; Schipke, Jochen D.; Korbmacher, Bernhard: Anxiety and Depression in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery: A Prospective Clinical Study
Ostovar, Roya; Claus, Thomas; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf Uwe; Braun, Christian; Butter, Christian; Albes, Johannes M.: MitraClip for High-Risk Patients with Significant Mitral Insufficiency: Shall We Unreservedly Recommend It?
Salman, Jawad; Fleißner, Felix; Naqizadah, Jamshid; Avsar, Murat; Shrestha, Malakh; Warnecke, Gregor; Ismail, Issam; Rümke, Stefan; Cebotari, Serghei; Haverich, Axel; Tudorache, Igor: Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in Re-Do Cases—The New Standard Procedure?
Magsino, Karen; Sanjanwala, Rohan; Hiebert, Brett; Rothney, Janet; Manji, Rizwan; Arora, Rakesh; Shah, Pallav: Treatment Outcomes for Right-Sided Endocarditis in Intravenous Drug Users: A Systematic Review and Analysis of Outcomes in a Tertiary Centre
Färber, Gloria; Tkebuchava, Sophie; Dawson, Rodolfo Siordia; Kirov, Hristo; Diab, Mahmoud; Schlattmann, Peter; Doenst, Torsten: Minimally Invasive, Isolated Tricuspid Valve Redo Surgery: A Safety and Outcome Analysis

Issue 06/2018

Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Slottosch, Ingo; Thielmann, Matthias; Wendt, Daniel; Kuhr, Kathrin; Jakob, Heinz; Wahlers, Thorsten; on behalf of the North-Rhine-Westphalia Study Group: Statin Therapy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Acute Coronary Syndrome
Loberman, Dan; Consalvi, Carrie; Healey, Allison; Rivera, Bridget; Poulin, Katherine; Mohr, Rephael; Ziv-Baran, Tomer: Adverse Cerebral Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery—More Than a Decade of Experience in a Single Center
Kuhn, Elmar W.; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Slottosch, Ingo; Deppe, Antje Christin; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Madershahian, Navid; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Buckberg versus Calafiore Cardioplegia in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
Reents, Wilko; Zacher, Michael; Boergermann, Jochen; Kappert, Utz; Hilker, Michael; Färber, Gloria; Albert, Marc; Holzhey, David; Conradi, Lenard; Riess, Friedrich Christian; Veeckman, Philippe; Strauch, Justus T.; Diegeler, Anno; Böning, Andreas: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Stroke—Exploratory Analysis of the GOPCABE Trial and Methodological Considerations
Dourado, Luciana Oliveira Cascaes; Bittencourt, Marcio Sommer; Pereira, Alexandre Costa; Poppi, Nilson Tavares; Dallan, Luis Alberto Oliveira; Krieger, José Eduardo; Cesar, Luiz Antonio Machado; Gowdak, Luís Henrique Wolff: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Diffuse Advanced Coronary Artery Disease: 1-Year Clinical and Angiographic Results
Akça, Barış; Erdil, Nevzat; Colak, Mehmet Cengiz; Disli, Olcay Murat; Battaloglu, Bektas; Colak, Cemil: Is There Any Difference in Risk Factors between Male and Female Patients in New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
Bitan, Ohad; Pirundini, Paul A.; Leshem, Eyal; Consalvi, Carrie; McGurk, Siobhan; King, Quincy; Loberman, Dan: Coronary Endarterectomy or Patch Angioplasty for Diffuse Left Anterior Descending Artery Disease

Issue 05/2018

Huenges, Katharina; Panholzer, Bernd; Fritzsche, Katharina; Broch, Ole; Renner, Jochen; Friedrich, Christine; Rahimi-Barfeh, Azizolah; Reinecke, Alexander; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Over Ten Years of Experience with a Modified Right Atrial Anastomosis in Orthotopic Heart Transplantation: Follow-up and Comparison with the Biatrial and Bicaval Technique
Freundt, Miriam; Philipp, Alois; Kolat, Philipp; Rupprecht, Leopold; Friedrich, Christine; Hirt, Stephan W.; Haneya, Assad: Impact of Elevated Donor Troponin I as Predictor of Adverse Outcome in Adult Heart Transplantation: A Single-center Experience

Issue 04/2018

Dinges, Christian; Steindl, Johannes; Hitzl, Wolfgang; Kiesslich, Tobias; Seitelberger, Rainald: Evidence-based Surgery of Aortic Regurgitation: Results of a Questionnaire in German-speaking Countries
Monsefi, Nadejda; Risteski, Petar; Miskovic, Aleksandra; Moritz, Anton; Zierer, Andreas: Midterm Results of a Minimally Invasive Approach in David Procedure
Shingu, Yasushige; Sugiki, Hiroshi; Ooka, Tomonori; Kato, Hiroki; Wakasa, Satoru; Tachibana, Tsuyoshi; Matsui, Yoshiro: Surgery for Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction with a Relatively Thin Interventricular Septum
Alex, Shilpa; Hiebert, Brett; Arora, Rakesh; Menkis, Alan; Shah, Pallav: Survival and Long-Term Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 55 to 65 Years
Ennker, Juergen; Zadeh, Behnam; Pons-Kuehnemann, Joern; Niemann, Bernd; Grieshaber, Philippe; Ennker, Ina C.; Boening, Andreas: Stentless Bioprostheses for Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians: The Influence of Coronary Artery Disease
Baran, Cagdas; Cakici, Mehmet; Ozcinar, Evren; Durdu, Serkan; Inan, Bahadir; Sirlak, Mustafa; Akar, Ruchan: Clinical Results of Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Their Role in Risk Models: A Case-Control Study

Issue 03/2018

Hamiko, Marwan; Endlich, Matthias; Krämer, Christian; Probst, Chris; Welz, Armin; Wilhelm, Kai; Schiller, Wolfgang: Dilatation of Vascular Prostheses in Ascending Aortic Position: A Long-Term Follow-Up Computed Tomography Study with Comparison of Different Measurement Methods
Uchino, Gaku; Yoshida, Takeshi; Kakii, Bunpachi; Furui, Masato: Graft-Sparing Strategy for Thoracic Prosthetic Graft Infection
Kim, Joung Taek; Kim, Young Sam; Yoon, Yong Han; Shin, Helen Ki; Park, Keun Myoung; Baek, Wan Ki: Thoracic Endovascular Repair for Acute Traumatic Transection of the Descending Thoracic Aorta and Postendovascular Remodeling Change
Schultheis, Molly; Saadat, Siavash; Dombrovskiy, Victor; Frenchu, Kiersten; Kanduri, Jaya; Romero, Joseph; Lemaire, Anthony; Ghaly, Aziz; Bastides, George; Rahimi, Saum; Lee, Leonard: Carotid Stenosis in Cardiac Surgery—No Difference in Postoperative Outcomes
Irqsusi, Marc; Vannucchi, Alessandro; Beckers, Julius; Kasseckert, Stefan; Waldhans, Stefan; Vogt, Sebastian; Moosdorf, Rainer G. H.: Early Results of Surgical Simultaneous Therapy for Significant Carotid Artery Stenosis and Heart Disease

Issue 02/2018

Yıldızeli, Şehnaz Olgun; Yanartaş, Mehmed; Taş, Serpil; Direskeneli, Haner; Mutlu, Bülent; Ceyhan, Berrin; Yıldızeli, Bedrettin: Outcomes of Patients with Behçet's Syndrome after Pulmonary Endarterectomy
Mashaqi, Bakr; Ismail, Issam; Siemeni, Thierry T.; Ruemke, Stefan; Fleissner, Felix; Zhang, Ruoyu; Wiegmann, Bettina; Filitz, Joerg; Gottlieb, Jens; Haverich, Axel: Local Anesthetics delivered through Pleural Drainages improve Pain and Lung Function after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 08/2017

Heringlake, Matthias; Schön, Julika; Pliet, Teresa; Haake, Nils; Reinecke, Alexander; Habicher, Marit; Sander, Michael; Markewitz, Andreas; Reuter, Daniel A.; Groesdonk, Heinrich Volker; Trummer, Georg; Pilarzyk, Kevin; von der Brelie, Michael; Bein, Berthold; Schirmer, Uwe: Prevalence, Diagnosis, Perioperative Monitoring and Treatment of Right Ventricular Dysfunction and/or Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Cardiac Surgical Patients in Germany—A Postal Survey
Minol, Jan Philipp; Boeken, Udo; Weinreich, Tobias; Heimann, Meret; Gramsch-Zabel, Hildegard; Akhyari, Payam; Kamiya, Hiroyuki; Lichtenberg, Artur: Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery: A Single Institutional Experience with the Technique of Minimally Invasive Surgery via Right Minithoracotomy
Subbotina, Irina; Girdauskas, Evaldas; Bernhardt, Alexander M.; Sinning, Christoph; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Sill, Bjoern: Comparison of Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Reduced and Normal Right Ventricular Function
Pfannmueller, Bettina; Kahmann, Mareike; Davierwala, Piroze; Misfeld, Martin; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Binner, Christian; Etz, Christian; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Analysis of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes
Singer, Mahmoud; Alkady, Hesham; Mohsen, Tarek; Roushdy, Amr; Akl, Alsayed Kamel; Mashaal, Marwa: Predictors of Surgical Outcome in Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Single Center Experience of 60 Patients
Jinghao, Zheng; Kai, Luo; Yanhui, Huang; Zhongqun, Zhu; Botao, Gao; Xinwei, Du; Zhiwei, Xu; Jinfen, Liu: Individualized Surgical Treatments for Children with Ebstein Anomaly
Christ, Torsten; Claus, Benjamin; Woythal, Nadine; Dushe, Simon; Falk, Volkmar; Grubitzsch, Herko: The Ross Procedure in Adults: Long-Term Results of Homografts and Stentless Xenografts for Pulmonary Valve Replacement
Beckmann, Erik; Ismail, Issam; Cebotari, Serghei; Busse, Alexander; Martens, Andreas; Shrestha, Malakh; Kühn, Christian; Haverich, Axel; Fegbeutel, Christine: Right-Sided Heart Failure and Extracorporeal Life Support in Patients Undergoing Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Risk Factor Analysis for Adverse Outcome

Issue 07/2017

Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Katrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Harringer, Wolfgang: German Heart Surgery Report 2016: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Pedrazzini, Giovanni B.; Ferrari, Enrico; Zellweger, Michael; Genoni, Michele: Heart Team: Joint Position of the Swiss Society of Cardiology and the Swiss Society of Cardiac Surgery

Issue 06/2017

Anantha Narayanan, Mahesh; Aggarwal, Saurabh; Reddy, Yogesh N. V.; Alla, Venkata M.; Baskaran, Janani; Kanmanthareddy, Arun; Suri, Rakesh M.: Surgical Repair of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation—A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Issue 05/2017

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
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
Kadakia, Sagar; Taghavi, Sharven; Jayarajan, Senthil; Ambur, Vishnu; Wheatley, Grayson; Kaiser, Larry; Toyoda, Yoshiya: Examining Mortality and Rejection in Combined Heart–Lung Transplantations

Issue 04/2017

Gatti, Giuseppe; Maschietto, Luca; Benussi, Bernardo; Dreas, Lorella; Forti, Gabriella; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Pappalardo, Aniello: Urgent Coronary Revascularization with Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting: Is the Risk Justified?
Hegazy, Yasser Y.; Hassanein, Wael; Ennker, Jürgen; Keshk, Noha; Bauer, Stefan; Sodian, Ralf: The Use of Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting in Different Degrees of Obesity
Berndt, Rouven; Panholzer, Bernd; Huenges, Katharina; Jussli-Melchers, Jill; Schoeneich, Felix; Friedrich, Christine; Hoffmann, Grischa; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Impact of Gender on Outcome in Octogenarians after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Fleißner, Felix; Issam, Ismail; Martens, Andreas; Cebotari, Serghei; Haverich, Axel; Shrestha, Malakh Lal: The Unplanned Postoperative Coronary Angiogram after CABG: Identifying the Patients at Risk
Guclu, Orkut; Karahan, Oguz; Karabacak, Mustafa; Yuksel, Volkan; Huseyin, Serhat; Mavitas, Binali: Evaluation of Pericardial Fluid C-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Patients Undergoing Coronary Bypass Surgery
Akboga, Mehmet Kadri; Yayla, Cagri; Balci, Kevser Gulcihan; Ozeke, Ozcan; Maden, Orhan; Kisacik, Halil; Temizhan, Ahmet; Aydogdu, Sinan: Relationship between Serum Albumin Level and Monocyte-to-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio with Saphenous Vein Graft Disease in Coronary Bypass
Hautalahti, Juha; Rinta-Kiikka, Irina; Tarkka, Matti; Laurikka, Jari: Symptoms of Sternal Nonunion Late after Cardiac Surgery
Loladze, Giorgi; Kuehnel, Ralf Uwe; Claus, Thomas; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuepper, Frank; Pohl, Manfred; Albes, Johannes Maximilian: Double-Wire versus Single-Wire Sternal Closure in Obese Patients: a Randomized Prospective Study
Vos, Roemer J.; Jongbloed, Lisa; Sonker, Uday; Kloppenburg, Geoffrey T. L.: Titanium Plate Fixation versus Conventional Closure for Sternal Dehiscence after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 03/2017

Perrotta, Sossio; Jeppsson, Anders; Fröjd, Victoria; Svensson, Gunnar: Surgical Treatment for Infective Endocarditis: A Single-Centre Experience
Noack, Thilo; Emrich, Fabian; Kiefer, Philipp; Hoyer, Alexandro; Holzhey, David Michael; Davierwala, Piroze; Misfeld, Martin; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Seeburger, Joerg; Mohr, Friedrich-Wilhelm: Preoperative Predictors and Outcome of Triple Valve Surgery in 487 Consecutive Patients
Stoliński, Jarosław; Plicner, Dariusz; Fijorek, Kamil; Grudzień, Grzegorz; Kruszec, Paweł; Andres, Janusz; Kapelak, Bogdan: Respiratory System Function in Patients after Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy
Reser, Diana; Walser, Roman; van Hemelrijk, Mathias; Holubec, Tomas; Weber, Alberto; Plass, André; Maisano, Francesco: Long-Term Outcomes after Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy
Kottmaier, Marc; Hettich, Ina; Deutsch, Marcus-André; Badiu, Catalin; Krane, Markus; Lange, Ruediger; Bleiziffer, Sabine: Quality of Life and Anxiety in Younger Patients after Biological versus Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement
Baumbach, Hardy; Ahad, Samir; Rustenbach, Christian; Hill, Stephan; Schäufele, Tim; Wachter, Kristina; Franke, Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm: Conventional versus Transapical Aortic Valve Replacement: Is It Time for Shift in Indications?
Stock, Sina; Scharfschwerdt, Michael; Meyer-Saraei, Roza; Richardt, Doreen; Charitos, Efstratios I.; Sievers, Hans-Hinrich; Hanke, Thorsten: Does Undersizing of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Bioprostheses during Valve-in-Valve Implantation Avoid Coronary Obstruction? An In Vitro Study
Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Hartrumpf, Martin; Erb, Michael; Albes, Johannes M.: Hemodynamic Performance of Endovascular Valves as Valve-in-Valve in Small Stented Bioprosthesis

Issue 02/2017

Huenges, Katharina; Dreyer, Jan; Panholzer, Bernd; Grothusen, Christina; Renner, Jochen; Schäfer, Philipp; Freundt, Miriam; Schoeneich, Felix; Schöttler, Jan; Rahimi-Barfeh, Azizolah; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Iatrogenic Catheter-Induced Acute Aortic Dissection Type A after Coronary Angiography—A Retrospective Consecutive Case Series
Leontyev, Sergey; Haag, Felix; Davierwala, Piroze M.; Lehmkuhl, Lukas; Borger, Michael A.; Etz, Christian D.; Misfeld, Martin; Gutberlet, Matthias; Mohr, Friedrich W.: Postoperative Changes in the Distal Residual Aorta after Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Impact of False Lumen Patency and Size of Descending Aorta
Choi, Min Suk; Cho, Yang Hyun; Kim, Wook Sung; Lee, Young Tak; Jeong, Dong Seop; Park, Pyo Won; Sung, Kiick: Favorable Outcomes of Open Surgical Repair for Blunt Aortic Injury in the Era of Endovascular Repair
Youssef, Marwan; Dünschede, Friedrich; El Beyrouti, Hazem; Salem, Ora; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich; Dorweiler, Bernhard: Endovascular Repair of Paravisceral Aortic Aneurysms Combining Chimney Grafts and the Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing Technology (Four-Vessel ChEVAS)
Zhan, Botao; Hu, Zhipeng; Chen, Jiajun; Zhu, Rui; Zhao, Hua; Yang, Junbo; Zhang, Zengwang; Nie, Ronghua: KLF15 Overexpression Protects β-Aminopropionitrile–Induced Aortic Rupture in Rodent Model via Inhibiting Connective Tissue Growth Factor

Issue 01/2017

Lemaire, Anaïs; DiFilippo, Sylvie; Parienti, Jean-Jacques; Metton, Olivier; Mitchell, Julia; Hénaine, Roland; Ninet, Jean: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: A 40 years' Experience Analysis
Zhang, Yong; Wang, Zengwei; Fang, Minhua; Jin, Yan; Liu, Yu; Han, Jinsong; Wang, Huishan: Aortic Implantation for Anomalous Connection of the Coronary Artery to the Pulmonary Artery in Older Children and Adults

Issue 08/2016

Goette, Julia; Weimar, Timo; Vosseler, Martina; Raab, Michael; Walle, Ulrike; Czesla, Markus; Doll, Nicolas: Freezing Equals Freezing? Performance of Two Cryoablation Devices in Concomitant Mitral Valve Repair
Ziegelhoeffer, Tibor; Siebel, Alexander; Markewitz, Andreas; Doll, Nicolas; Bärsch, Volker; Reinartz, Markus; Oswald, Brigitte; Bimmel, Dieter; Meyer, Alexander; Weimar, Timo; Walther, Thomas; Burger, Heiko: Intraoperative Defibrillation Testing Should Not Be Generally Abandoned for All ICD Procedures—A Multicenter Study on 4,572 Consecutive Patients
Vlahou, Athanasia; Diplaris, Konstantinos; Ampatzidou, Fotini; Karagounnis, Lampos; Drossos, George: The Role of Blood Transfusion in the Development of Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Issue 07/2016

Deutsch, Oliver; Rippinger, Nathalie; Spiliopoulos, Kyriakos; Eichinger, Walter; Gansera, Brigitte: “Blame it on the Comorbidities”: A 5-Year Follow-Up of 53 Chronic Dialysis-Dependent Patients Who Underwent Cardiac Surgery
Deininger, Stefanie; Hoenicka, Markus; Müller-Eising, Kristina; Rupp, Patricia; Liebold, Andreas; Koenig, Wolfgang; Gorki, Hagen: Renal Function and Urinary Biomarkers in Cardiac Bypass Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing Three Surgical Techniques
Christiansen, Claus Behrend; Berg, Ronan M. G.; Plovsing, Ronni; Ronit, Andreas; Holstein-Rathlou, Niels-Henrik; Yndgaard, Stig; Møller, Kirsten: Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation after Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Brunner, Sandra; Diez, Claudius; Flörchinger, Bernhard; Kolat, Philipp; Schmid, Christof; Camboni, Daniele: Patients under Psychiatric Medication Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Have a Higher Risk for Adverse Events
Akgul, Ahmet; Guner, Beyhan; Çırak, Musa; Çelik, Derya; Hergünsel, Oya; Bedirhan, Sevim: The Beneficial Effect of Hypnosis in Elective Cardiac Surgery: A Preliminary Study
Krajewski, Stefanie; Hierlemann, Teresa; Neumann, Bernd; Nathan, Tanja; Abel, Martin; Koggel, Annette; Schlensak, Christian; Wendel, Hans Peter: Hypercoagulant Abdominal Swabs in Cardiac Surgery: Potential Problems and Background

Issue 06/2016

Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Katrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Welz, Armin: German Heart Surgery Report 2015: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Menon, Ares K.; Mechelinck, Mare; Unterkofler, Jan; Goetzenich, Andreas; Autschbach, Rüdiger; Tewarie, Lachmandath; Moza, Ajay: Predictive Value of EuroSCORE II in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
Akil, Ali; Fischer, Dieter; Holthaus, Alexander J.; Martens, Sven; Scherer, Mirela; Sindermann, Jürgen R.: Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Bridge to Cardiac Recovery in Nonischemic Heart Failure: Keeping Weaning from the Device in Mind
Kjellberg, Gunilla; Sartipy, Ulrik; van der Linden, Jan; Nissborg, Emelie; Lindvall, Gabriella: An Adjusted Calculation Model Allows for Reduced Protamine Doses without Increasing Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery
Reyher, Christian; Würfel, Claire; Lindhoff-Last, Edelgard; Meybohm, Patrick; Zacharowski, Kai; Moritz, Anton; Schindewolf, Marc; Weber, Christian Friedrich: Antifactor Xa Activity for the Management of Anticoagulation during Cardiac Surgery

Issue 05/2016

Schaefer, Andreas; Conradi, Lenard; Seiffert, Moritz; Lubos, Edith; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Schaefer, Ulrich; Treede, Hendrik: Valve-in-Valve Procedures in Failing Biological Xenografts Using a Novel Balloon-Expandable Device: Experience in Aortic, Mitral, and Tricuspid Positions
Silaschi, Miriam; Conradi, Lenard; Treede, Hendrik; Reiter, Beate; Schaefer, Ulrich; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann: Trends in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in More Than 3,000 Consecutive Cases in the Era of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations
Stoliński, Jarosław; Fijorek, Kamil; Plicner, Dariusz; Grudzień, Grzegorz; Kruszec, Paweł; Musiał, Robert; Andres, Janusz: Perioperative Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy
Disha, Kushtrim; Espinoza, Andres; Rouman, Mina; Secknus, Maria-Anna; Kuntze, Thomas; Girdauskas, Evaldas: Long-Term Recovery of Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction after Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Martínez-Comendador, Jose; Marcos-Vidal, Jose Miguel; Gualis, Javier; Martin, Carlos Esteban; Martin, Elio; Otero, Javier; Castaño, Mario: Subclinical Hypothyroidism Might Increase the Risk of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Aortic Valve Replacement
Guenzinger, Ralf; Guenther, Thomas; Ratschiller, Thomas; Minkner, Kathrin; Rondak, Ina-Christine; Voss, Bernhard; Lange, Ruediger: Is a Profiled Annuloplasty Ring Suitable for Repair of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation? A Single-Center Experience Comprising 200 Patients
Yalcinkaya, Adnan; Diken, Adem Ilkay; Aksoy, Eray; Lafci, Gokhan; Cicek, Omer Faruk; Kadirogullari, Ersin; Ulusar, Umit Deniz; Cagli, Kerim: Effect of Left Atrial Reduction on Restoration and Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Replacement: A Pilot Study

Issue 04/2016

Kazen, Ulrika Palmer; Blohmé, Linus; Olsson, Christian; Hultgren, Rebecka: Open Repair of Aneurysms of the Thoracoabdominal Aorta
Pan, Xu-Dong; Zhang, Ke-Feng; Zheng, Jun; Ma, Wei-Guo; Liu, Yong-Min; Zhu, Jun-Ming; Huang, Lian-Jun; Sun, Li-Zhong: Hybrid Operation for Descending Aortic Pathologies Involving Distal Aortic Arch
Piljic, Dragan; Petricevic, Mate; Piljic, Dilista; Ksela, Jus; Robic, Boris; Klokocovnik, Tomislav: Restrictive versus Standard Fluid Regimen in Elective Minilaparotomy Abdominal Aortic Repair—Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
Hamouda, Khaled; Oezkur, Mehmet; Sommer, Sebastian; Leistner, Marcus; Gorski, Armin; Leyh, Rainer; Schimmer, Christoph: Degree of Carotid Artery Stenosis in Neurologically Asymptomatic Cardiac Surgical Patients Suffering from Perioperative Stroke: Results of an Observational Study
Dünschede, Friedrich; Stabrauskaite, Justina; Weisser, Gerhard; Espinola-Klein, Christine; Dorweiler, Bernhard; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich: Crural Bypass for Critical Lower Limb Ischemia with Omniflow II Prosthesis

Issue 03/2016

Fleissner, Felix; Reitz, Michael; Cebotari, Serghei; Kaufeld, Tim; Haverich, Axel; Shrestha, Malakh; Ismail, Issam; Martens, Andreas: Total Arterial Revascularization with Radial Artery T-grafts in Patients with Significant Left Main Stem Stenosis Is Not Associated with Higher Perioperative Risk
Monsefi, Nadejda; Zierer, Andreas; Honarpisheh, Gazal; Bauer, Ralf; Kerl, Matthias; Beiras-Fernandez, Andres; Moritz, Anton: One-Year Patency of Valvulotomized Vein Grafts Is Similar to That of Arterial Grafts
Zhang, Renteng; Jiang, Hui; Wang, Huishan; Yang, Zhonglu; Zhou, Nan; Gao, Hao: Effect of Advanced Age on Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Gorki, Hagen; Liu, Jun; Poelzing, Frank; Gorki, Susanne D.; Pasche, Heidi; Albrecht, Guenter; Liebold, Andreas: On-Pump Nonrobotic Total Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: An Animal Study

Issue 02/2016

Endlich, Matthias; Hamiko, Marwan; Gestrich, Christopher; Probst, Chris; Mellert, Fritz; Winkler, Kai; Welz, Armin; Schiller, Wolfgang: Long-Term Outcome and Quality of Life in Aortic Type A Dissection Survivors
Schoenrath, Felix; Laber, Raffael; Maralushaj, Mergime; Henzi, Deborah; Caliskan, Etem Ibrahim; Seifert, Burkhardt; Bettex, Dominique; Starck, Christoph Thomas; Czerny, Martin; Falk, Volkmar: Survival, Neurologic Injury, and Kidney Function after Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Banerjee, Prerana; Theus, Christoph; Bremerich, Jens; Wolff, Thomas; Reuthebuch, Oliver; Eckstein, Friedrich; Matt, Peter: Computed Tomography Scan Predicts Abdominal Interventions but Not Stroke after Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Beckmann, Erik; Martens, Andreas; Alhadi, Firas Abd; Ius, Fabio; Koigeldiyev, Nurbol; Fleissner, Felix; Stiefel, Penelope; Kaufeld, Tim; Haverich, Axel; Shrestha, Malakh: Is Bentall Procedure Still the Gold Standard for Acute Aortic Dissection with Aortic Root Involvement?

Issue 01/2016

Sandica, Eugen; Boethig, Dietmar; Blanz, Ute; Goerg, Rainer; Haas, Nikolaus Andreas; Laser, Kai Thorsten; Kececioglu, Deniz; Bertram, Harald; Sarikouch, Samir; Westhoff-Bleck, Mechthild; Beerbaum, Philipp; Horke, Alexander: Bovine Jugular Veins versus Homografts in the Pulmonary Position: An Analysis across Two Centers and 711 Patients—Conventional Comparisons and Time Status Graphs as a New Approach
Liebrich, Markus; Hemmer, Wolfgang; Uhlemann, Frank; Merz, Constanze; Voth, Wladimir; Scheid, Michael; Tzanavaros, Ioannis: A Novel Designed Valved Conduit for RVOT Reconstruction in Grown-up Congenital Heart Patients: a Glimpse Down the Road
Giordano, Raffaele; Arcieri, Luigi; Cantinotti, Massimiliano; Pak, Vitali; Poli, Vincenzo; Maizza, Anna; Melo, Manuel; Assanta, Nadia; Moschetti, Riccardo; Murzi, Bruno: Custodiol Solution and Cold Blood Cardioplegia in Arterial Switch Operation: Retrospective Analysis in a Single Center

Issue 08/2015

Kuhl, Thomas; Michels, Guido; Pfister, Roman; Wendt, Stefanie; Langebartels, Georg; Wahlers, Thorsten: Comparison of the Avalon Dual-Lumen Cannula with Conventional Cannulation Technique for Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Oezpeker, U. Cenk; Zittermann, Armin; Erkilet, Guelsuem; Schulz, Uwe; Ensminger, Stephan; Gummert, Jan F.; Morshuis, Michiel: One-Year Clinical Outcome after Left Ventricular Assist Device Malfunction
Menon, Ares K.; Baranski, Sophie-K.; Unterkofler, Jan; Autschbach, Rüdiger; Moza, Ajay K.; Goetzenich, Andreas; Tewarie, Lachmandath: Special Treatment and Wound Care of the Driveline Exit Site after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Bhatia, Nirmanmoh; Voelkel, Anthony J.; Hussain, Zeeshan; Sharma, Umesh C.; Slaughter, Mark S.; Birks, Emma J.; McCants, Kelly C.: Safety and Feasibility of Induction Immunosuppression When Driveline Infection Is an Indication for Cardiac Transplantation
Prieto, David; Correia, Pedro; Batista, Manuel; de Jesus Antunes, Manuel: Heart Transplantation in Patients Older than 65 Years: Worthwhile or Wastage of Organs?

Issue 07/2015

Ramanathan, Rajesh; Parrish, Dan W.; Armour, Trygve K.; Brinster, Derek R.: Use of del Nido Cardioplegia in Adult Cardiac Surgery
Trapp, Christian; Schiller, Wolfgang; Mellert, Fritz; Halbe, Maximilian; Lorenzen, Henning; Welz, Armin; Probst, Chris: Retrograde Autologous Priming as a Safe and Easy Method to Reduce Hemodilution and Transfusion Requirements during Cardiac Surgery

Issue 06/2015

Murashita, Takashi; Okada, Yukikatsu; Kanemitsu, Hideo; Fukunaga, Naoto; Konishi, Yasunobu; Nakamura, Ken; Koyama, Tadaaki: Efficacy of Stentless Aortic Bioprosthesis Implantation for Aortic Stenosis with Small Aortic Annulus
Monsefi, Nadejda; Zierer, Andreas; Beiras-Fernandez, Andres; Werner, Isabella; Weber, Christian Friedrich; Wolf, Zsuzsanna; Moritz, Anton: Hematologic Effects of Heart Valve Prostheses and Vascular Grafts after Aortic Root Replacement
Fiegl, Kathrin; Deutsch, Marcus-Andre; Rondak, Ina-Christine; Lange, Ruediger; Guenzinger, Ralf: Matched Comparison of Two Different Biological Prostheses for Complete Supra-annular Aortic Valve Replacement
Fischlein, Theodor; Pfeiffer, Steffen; Pollari, Francesco; Sirch, Joachim; Vogt, Ferdinand; Santarpino, Giuseppe: Sutureless Valve Implantation via Mini J-Sternotomy: A Single Center Experience with 2 Years Mean Follow-up
Silaschi, Miriam; Conradi, Lenard; Seiffert, Moritz; Schnabel, Renate; Schön, Gerhard; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Diemert, Patrick; Treede, Hendrik: Predicting Risk in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Comparative Analysis of EuroSCORE II and Established Risk Stratification Tools
Hartrumpf, Martin; Erb, Michael; Zytowski, Michael; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Aigner, Silke; Butter, Christian; Albes, Johannes: Radiation Exposure and Contrast Volume Differ between Transapical and Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation with the Edwards SAPIEN Aortic Valve
Imnadze, Guram; Franz, Norbert; Hofmann, Steffen; Kowalski, Marek; Billion, Michael; Ferdosi, Abbas; Warnecke, Henning: Benefits of “Best for Groin” Strategy Leading to a Transapical TAVI Dominance
Reuthebuch, Oliver; Koechlin, Luca; Kaufmann, Beat A.; Kessel-Schaefer, Arnheid; Gahl, Brigitta; Eckstein, Friedrich S.: Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the JenaValve: A One-Year Follow-up

Issue 05/2015

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

Issue 04/2015

Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Kathrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Cremer, Joachim Thomas: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2014: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Plass, Andre; Goetti, Robert P.; Emmert, Maximilian Y.; Caliskan, Etem; Stolzmann, Paul; Wieser, Monika; Donati, Olivio; Alkadhi, Hatem; Falk, Volkmar: The Potential Impact of Functional Imaging on Decision Making and Outcome in Patients Undergoing Surgical Revascularization
Unal, Ertekin U.; Cicekcioglu, Ferit; Ozen, Anil; Yilmaz, Metin; Kubat, Emre; Iscan, Hakki Z.; Birincioglu, Cemal L.: Assessment of Radial Artery Graft Patency in Symptomatic Patients
Chiu, Kuan-Ming; Lin, Tzu-Yu; Chen, Jer-Shen; Huang, Jih-Hsin; Chen, Robert Jeen-Chen; Chu, Shu-Hsun: Intraoperative Measurement of Fractional Flow Reserve in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass: A Pilot Study
Rescigno, Giuseppe; Aratari, Carlo; Matteucci, Sacha Marco; Parisi, Rosario; Gironi, Giulia; Schicchi, Niccolò; D'Alfonso, Alessandro; Cola, Valentina; Torracca, Lucia: Saphenous Vein Graft Wrapping by Nitinol Mesh: A Word of Caution
Reser, Diana; Hemelrijck, Mathias van; Pavicevic, Jovana; Tolboom, Herman; Holubec, Tomas; Falk, Volkmar; Jacobs, Stephan: Mid-Term Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Issue 03/2015

Ruttkay, Tamas; Baksa, Gabor; Gotte, Julia; Glasz, Tibor; Patonay, Lajos; Galajda, Zoltan; Doll, Nicolas; Czesla, Markus: Comparative Endoscopic Anatomic Description of the Mitral Valvular Complex: a Cadaveric Study
Ruttkay, Tamas; Czesla, Markus; Nagy, Henrietta; Götte, Julia; Baksa, Gabor; Patonay, Lajos; Doll, Nicolas; Galajda, Zoltan: Experimental Transapical Endoscopic Ventricular Visualization and Mitral Repair
Murashita, Takashi; Okada, Yukikatsu; Kanemitsu, Hideo; Fukunaga, Naoto; Konishi, Yasunobu; Nakamura, Ken; Koyama, Tadaaki: Long-Term Outcomes after Mitral Valve Repair for Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation with Persistent Atrial Fibrillation