The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Ishikawa, Natsuya; Narita, Masahiko; Shirasaka, Tomonori; Ushioda, Ryouhei; Tsutsui, Masahiro; Azuma, Nobuyoshi; Kamiya, Hiroyuki: Role of Helicopter Transfer and Cloud-Type Imaging for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Seifi Zinab, Frarzane; Fritzsche, Dirk; Minden, Hans-Heinrich; Lasheen, Nirmeen; Hartrumpf, Martin; Ritter, Oliver; Dörr, Gesine; Albes, Johannes Maximilian: New Insights into Mortality-Related Risk Factors in Infective Endocarditis: Results from the Brandenburg State Endocarditis Register
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
Salem, Razan; Van Linden, Arnaud; Hlavicka, Jan; Karimian-Tabrizi, Afsaneh; Ischewski, Ina; Walther, Thomas; Holubec, Tomas: Trilateral versus Bilateral Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion in Frozen Elephant Trunk: A Propensity Score Analysis
Jussli-Melchers, Jill; Friedrich, Christine; Mandler, Kira; Alosh, Mohamad Hosam; Salem, Mohamed Ahmed; Schoettler, Jan; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Risk Factor Analysis for 30-day Mortality After Surgery for Infective Endocarditis
Burri, Melchior; Bozini, Nikoleta; Vitanova, Keti; Mayr, Benedikt; Lange, Rüdiger; Günzinger, Ralf: Hemodynamic Comparison between the Avalus and the Perimount Magna Ease Aortic Bioprosthesis up to 5 Years
Bobylev, Dmitry; Hysko, Klea; Avsar, Murat; Cvitkovic, Tomislav; Petena, Elena; Sarikouch, Samir; Bleck, Mechthild Westhoff; Hansmann, Georg; Haverich, Axel; Horke, Alexander: Simultaneous Aortic and Pulmonary Valve Replacement in Repaired Congenital Heart Disease
Sukhavasi, Amrita; Ahmad, Danial; Austin, Melissa; Rame, J. Eduardo; Entwistle, John W.; Massey, Howard T.; Tchantchaleishvili, Vakhtang: Utility of Recipient Cardiothoracic Ratio in Predicting Delayed Chest Closure after Heart Transplantation
Ntinopoulos, Vasileios; Biefer, Hector Rodriguez Cetina; Dushaj, Stak; Rings, Laura; Fleckenstein, Philine; Dzemali, Omer; Haeussler, Achim: Prosthesis–Patient Mismatch after Aortic Valve Replacement with the Mosaic Ultra Bioprosthesis
Reuthebuch, Oliver; Stein, Alina; Koechlin, Luca; Gahl, Brigitta; Berdajs, Denis; Santer, David; Eckstein, Friedrich: Five-Year Survival of Patients Treated with Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB) Compared with the General Swiss Population
Haldenwang, Peter L.; Heute, Christoph; Schero, Karla J.; Schlömicher, Markus; Haeuser, Lorine; Nicolas, Volkmar; Strauch, Justus T.: Urgent Endovascular Aortic Repair Requiring Coverage of the Left Subclavian Artery
Dilawar, Ismail; Rachmat, Jusuf; Puruhito, Ito; Alwi, Idrus; Sastroasmoro, Sudigdo; Suhendro, Suhendro; Liem, Isabella Kurnia; Siagian, Minarma; Jusuf, Ahmad Aulia; Makdinata, William; Taslim, Imamurahman; Melisa, Stefanie: Aortic Valve Replacement with Single-Strip Autologous Pericardium
Lianyong, Jiang; Pengkai, Gao; Xuefeng, Zhang; Fangbao, Ding; Hao, Liu: Simultaneous Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Lung Resection
Elghannam, Mahmoud; Useini, Dritan; Moustafine, Vadim; Bechtel, Matthias; Naraghi, Hamid; Strauch, Justus T.; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas: Minimally Invasive versus Conventional Aortic Root Surgery: Results of an Intermediate-Volume Center
Sohn, Suk Ho; Kang, Yoonjin; Kim, Ji Seong; Park, Eun-Ah; Lee, Whal; Hwang, Ho Young: Impact of Myocardial Viability on Long-term Outcomes after Surgical Revascularization
Pausch, Jonas; Mersmann, Julian; Bhadra, Oliver D.; Barten, Markus J.; Alassar, Yousuf Al; Schulte-Uentrop, Leonie; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Bernhardt, Alexander M.: Preliminary Experience of Extracorporeal Cytokine Hemoadsorption during Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Cardiogenic Shock Patients
Ozgur, Mustafa Mert; Hancer, Hakan; Yigit, Fatih; Aksut, Mehmet; Ozer, Tanıl; Altas, Ozge; Sarıkaya, Sabit; Kırali, Kaan: Reverse-U Aortotomy (Kırali Incision) for Aortic Valvular Interventions
Franz, Maximilian; De Manna, Nunzio Davide; Schulz, Saskia; Ius, Fabio; Haverich, Axel; Cebotari, Serghei; Tudorache, Igor; Salman, Jawad: Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in the Elderly
Oettinger, Vera; Kaier, Klaus; von zur Mühlen, Constantin; Zehender, Manfred; Bode, Christoph; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Stachon, Peter; Bothe, Wolfgang: Impact of Procedure Volume on the Outcomes of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement
Holst, Theresa; Hua, Xiaoqin; Sinning, Christoph; Waschki, Benjamin; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Girdauskas, Evaldas; Petersen, Johannes: Hemodynamics and Diastolic Function after Native Aortic Valve Preserving vs. Replacing Surgery
Nomori, Hiroaki; Machida, Yoichi; Yamazaki, Ikuo; Honma, Koichi; Otsuki, Ayumu; Cong, Yue; Sugimura, Hiroshi; Oyama, Yu: Positron Emission Tomography in Segmentectomy for cT1N0M0 Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer
Fedorov, Denis; Bauernschmitt, Robert; Grunebaum, Jean-Pilippe; Bauer, Stefan; Sodian, Ralf; von Hodenberg, Eberhard: Interventional versus Surgical Treatment of Degenerated Freestyle Prosthesis
Choi, Jae Woong; Kim, Ji Seong; Kang, Yoonjin; Sohn, Suk Ho; Kim, Kyung Hwan; Park, Eun-Ah; Hwang, Ho Young: Results after Tricuspid Valve Surgery for Preserved and Dysfunctional Right Ventricle
Xie, Wen-Peng; Chen, Xiu-Hua; Zhou, Si-Jia; Chen, Qiang; Cao, Hua: Sternal Pin Used to Close Sternum in Infants after Cardiac Surgery
Claes, Marie; Pollari, Francesco; Mamdooh, Hazem; Fischlein, Theodor: Baseline CT-Based Risk Factors for Atrioventricular Block after Surgical AVR
Rosen, Jake L.; Ahmad, Danial; Uphadyaya, Anjali; Brodie, Andrew T.; Gaw, Gabriel; Rajapreyar, Indranee; Rame, J. Eduardo; Alvarez, Rene J.; Rajagopal, Keshava; Entwistle, John W.; Massey, Howard T.; Tchantchaleishvili, Vakhtang: Association of Heart Transplant Volume with Presence of Lung Transplant Programs and Heart Transplant’s SRTR One-year Survival Rating
Buschmann, Katja; Wiltink, Jörg; Ghazy, Ahmed; Bremerich, Dorothee; Emrich, Anna Lena; Beutel, Manfred E.; Treede, Hendrik: Does Mental Distress Predict Cardiac Surgical Outcome?
Petrov, Asen; Taghizadeh-Waghefi, Ali; Diab, Abdel-Hannan; Breuer, Linda; Arzt, Sebastian; Matschke, Klaus Ehrhard; Alexiou, Konstantin: Acquired Thrombocytopenia in Contemporary Transcatheter Aortic Valve Prosthesis
Berger, Tim; Dees, Dominik; Siepe, Matthias; Pingpoh, Clarence; Fagu, Albi; Zeh, Wolfgang; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Neumann, Franz-Josef; Czerny, Martin; Kreibich, Maximilian: Invasive Coronary Angiography in Patients with Native or Prosthetic Aortic Valve Endocarditis
Lee, Han; Zhou, Qing; Zhang, Haitao; Jin, Min; Tang, XinLong; Li, Kai; Tuoerxun, Tayierjiang: Computed Tomography Scan of the Aorta to Predict Type B Aortic Dissection
Bilic, Carlo; Staehler, Helena; Niedermaier, Carolin; Schaeffer, Thibault; Cuman, Magdalena; Heinisch, Paul Philipp; Burri, Melchior; Piber, Nicole; Hager, Alfred; Ewert, Peter; Hörer, Jürgen; Ono, Masamichi: Development of Weight and Height Age z-Score after Total Cavopulmonary Connection
Takami, Yoshiyuki; Maekawa, Atsuo; Yamana, Koji; Akita, Kiyotoshi; Amano, Kentaro; Sakurai, Yusuke; Takagi, Yasushi: Fecal Occult Blood Screening before Cardiac Surgery
Lee, Kwok Fai Lucius; Bhatia, Inderjeet; Chan, Tai Leung Daniel; Au, Wing Kuk Timmy; Ho, Ka Lai Cally: Proximalization of Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure: Zone 0 or 1 versus Zone 2 or 3 Arch Repair
Hamiko, Marwan; Konrad, Nicole; Lagemann, Doreen; Gestrich, Christopher; Masseli, Franz; Oezkur, Mehmet; Velten, Markus; Treede, Hendrik; Duerr, Georg Daniel: Follow-Up and Outcome after Coronary Bypass Surgery Preceded by Coronary Stent Implantation
Sohn, Suk Ho; Kang, Yoonjin; Kim, Ji Seong; Choi, Jae Woong; Lee, Jae Hang; Kim, Jun Sung; Lim, Cheong; Hwang, Ho Young: A Controlled Trial Comparing One-Year Hemodynamics of Two Bovine Pericardial Valves
Penov, Kiril; Haugen, Matz Andreas; Radakovic, Dejan; Hamouda, Khaled; Gorski, Armin; Leyh, Rainer; Bening, Constanze: Decellularized Pulmonary Xenograft Matrix PplusN versus Cryopreserved Homograft for RVOT Reconstruction during Ross Procedure in Adults
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
Mavioglu, Levent; Iscan, Hakki Zafer; Askin, Goktan; Mola, Serkan; Tumer, Naim Boran; Unal, Ertekin Utku: Combined Endovascular Treatment of Complex Aortic Pathologies
Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Gerfer, Stephen; Djordjevic, Ilija; Rahmanian, Parwis; Mader, Navid; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Ten-Year Long-Term Analysis of Mechanical and Biological Aortic Valve Replacement
Zajonz, Thomas Simon; Habicher, Marit; Böning, Andreas; Heringlake, Matthias; Ender, Jörg; Markewitz, Andreas; Brenck, Florian; Sander, Michael: Survey on the Updated German S3 Guideline for Intensive Care in Cardiac Surgery Patients
Leviner, Dror B.; Abraham, Dana; Shiner, Maayan; Schwartz, Naama; Lavon, Ophir; Sharoni, Erez: Implementation of a Short-term Treatment Protocol in Anemic Patients before Cardiac Surgery
Ou, Chia-Yu; Hu, Hsiang-Wei; Lin, Ting-Wei; Roan, Jun-Neng; Hu, Yu-Ning; Wang, Yi-Cheng; Tsai, Meng-Ta: Continuous Myocardial Perfusion during Distal Anastomosis of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
Götte, Julia; Zittermann, Armin; Schramm, René; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Deutsch, Markus André; Renner, André; Gummert, Jan F.: High Efficacy and Low Early Mortality in High-Volume Center Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Matsuhashi, Kazuki; Takami, Yoshiyuki; Maekawa, Atsuo; Yamana, Koji; Akita, Kiyotoshi; Amano, Kentaro; Takagi, Yasushi: Comparison between Off-Pump and On-Pump Beating Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Feller, Kathrin; Schipper, Lukas; Liu, Juan; Phan, Truong Quang Vu; Kroeger, Knut; Joeckel, Karl-Heinz; Lax, Hildegard: Management of Sternal Wound Infection—Determinants of Length of Stay and Recurrence of Infection after Muscle Flap Coverage
Naito, Shiho; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Sill, Björn: Is Single LIMA-LAD Bypass Appropriate for OPCAB Training?
Nucera, Maria; Miazza, Jules; Praz, Fabien; Kaiser, Christoph; Siepe, Matthias; Reineke, David; Reuthebuch, Oliver: Transapical Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation with the Tendyne Valve: The Swiss Experience
Sanetra, Krzysztof; Gerber, Witold; Buszman, Piotr Paweł; Mazur, Marta; Milewski, Krzysztof; Kaźmierczak, Paweł; Bochenek, Andrzej: Determinants of Inadequate Cardioprotection in Adult Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction
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
Osswald, Anja; Tsagakis, Konstantinos; Demircioglu, Ender; Weymann, Alexander; Zubarevich, Alina; Ruhparwar, Arjang; Karmonik, Christof: Hostile Hemodynamics in Distal Stent Graft–Induced New Entry Prior to Aortic Rupture: A Comparison of Transient versus Steady-State CFD Simulations
Ak, Koray; Dericioğlu, Okan; Midi, Ahmet; Kararmaz, Alper; Er, Zafer; Doğusan, Zeynep; Arsan, Sinan: Comparison of Bretschneider HTK and Blood Cardioplegia (4:1): A Prospective Randomized Study

Issue Accepted Manuscripts

Götte, Julia; Zittermann, Armin; Deutsch, Marcus-Andre; Schramm, Rene; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Renner, Andre; Gummert, Jan F: Early and late Results after Surgical Mitral Valve Repair: A High-Volume Center Experience
Xia, Yu; Sun, Lizhong; Jian, Kaitao; Peng, Hao; Lin, Yi; Liu, Wei: Comparison of different surgical approaches for treating aortic graft infections
Terrazas Rascon, Jesus Armando; Stadlbauer, Andrea; Li, Jing; Bitzinger, Diane; Diez, Claudius; Schmid, Christof; Camboni, Daniele: Age-related quality of life in cardiac surgical patients with extracorporeal life support

Issue 08/2023

Caldonazo, Tulio; Kirov, Hristo; Schneider, Ulrich; Beckmann, Andreas; W., K.; Weber, Günter; Iglauer-Sander, Regina; Färber, Gloria; Doenst, Torsten; and on behalf of all Strong GermaN HeaRTS Participants: Impact of a 36-hour Nonstop Training Course on Academic, Physical, and Mental Skills as well as Psychological Stress Perception in Cardiac Surgery Residents
Elderia, Ahmed; Gerfer, Stephen; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Adam, Matti; Baldus, Stephan; Rahmanian, Parwis; Kuhn, Elmar; Wahlers, Thorsten: Surgical versus Interventional Treatment of Concomitant Aortic Valve Stenosis and Coronary Artery Disease
Alwan, Louhai; Ruge, Hendrik; Krane, Markus; Prinzing, Anatol; Noebauer, Christian; Lange, Rüdiger; Erlebach, Magdalena: Incidence of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch in Valve-in-Valve with a Supra-Annular Valve
Sugimura, Yukiharu; Jandali, Hassan; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Katahira, Shintaro; Minol, Jan-Philipp; Lichtenberg, Artur; Akhyari, Payam: Percutaneous Cannulation of Femoral Vessels in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
Sohn, Suk Ho; Kim, Ji Seong; Choi, Jae Woong; Lee, Jae Hang; Kim, Jun Sung; Lim, Cheong; Hwang, Ho Young: Preliminary Report from a Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Two Bovine Pericardial Valves

Issue 07/2023

Yun, Taeyoung; Kim, Kyung Hwan; Sohn, Suk Ho; Kang, Yoonjin; Kim, Ji Seong; Choi, Jae Woong: Rapid-Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement in a Real-World All-Comers Population
Taghiyev, Zulfugar T.; Bechtel, Matthias; Schlömicher, Markus; Useini, Dritan; Taghi, Hamid Naraghi; Moustafine, Vadim; Strauch, Justus T.: Early-Term Results of Rapid-Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement versus Standard Bioprosthesis Implantation Combined with Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Schlömicher, Markus; Useini, Dritan; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas; Naraghi, Hamid; Moustafine, Vadim; Bechtel, Matthias; Strauch, Justus Thomas: Outcomes in Patients with Left Bundle Branch Block after Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement
Li, Han-Yan; Tsai, Feng-Chun; Lu, Cheng-Hui; Chou, An-Hsun; Huang, Huei-Chiun; Gersak, Borut: Sutureless Valve in Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis: Modified Technique and Midterm Outcome
Haeussler, Achim; Ntinopoulos, Vasileios; Rings, Laura; Papadopoulos, Nestoras; Hoti, Gojart; Fleckenstein, Philine; Dzemali, Omer: Thrombocytopenia after Implantation of the Perceval, Intuity, and Sapien Aortic Valve Prostheses
Pollari, Francesco; Berretta, Paolo; Albertini, Alberto; Carrel, Thierry; Teoh, Kevin; Meuris, Bart; Villa, Emmanuel; Kappert, Utz; Andreas, Martin; Solinas, Marco; Misfeld, Martin; Savini, Carlo; Fiore, Antonio; Shrestha, Malakh; Santarpino, Giuseppe; Martinelli, Gian Luca; Mignosa, Carmelo; Glauber, Mattia; Yan, Tristan; Fischlein, Theodor; Di Eusanio, Marco: Pacemaker after Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Prostheses: A Progress Report from the SURD-IR

Issue 06/2023

Aboul-Hassan, Sleiman Sebastian; Marczak, Jakub; Stankowski, Tomasz; Moskal, Lukasz; Stanislawski, Ryszard; Perek, Bartlomiej; Cichon, Romuald: Impact of Second Arterial Conduit on Outcomes Following Coronary Bypass Grafting
Uchino, Gaku; Murakami, Hirohisa; Mukohara, Nobuhiko; Tanaka, Hiroshi; Nomura, Yoshikatsu; Miyahara, Shunsuke: Bypass Grafting to Circumflex: Left Internal Thoracic Artery versus Saphenous Vein
Sellin, Christian; Asch, Silke; Belmenai, Ahmed; Mourad, Fanar; Voss, Meinolf; Dörge, Hilmar: Early Results of Total Coronary Revascularization via Left Anterior Thoracotomy
Biancari, Fausto; Dalén, Magnus; Tauriainen, Tuomas; Gatti, Giuseppe; Salsano, Antonio; Santini, Francesco; Feo, Marisa De; Zhang, Qiyao; Mazzaro, Enzo; Franzese, Ilaria; Bancone, Ciro; Zanobini, Marco; Mäkikallio, Timo; Saccocci, Matteo; Francica, Alessandra; Onorati, Francesco; El-Dean, Zein; Mariscalco, Giovanni: Revascularization of Occluded Right Coronary Artery and Outcome After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Mihaljevic, Martina Zrno; Petricevic, Mate; Konosic, Sanja; Svetina, Lucija; Urlic, Marjan; Starcevic, Zrinka; Krzelj, Kristina; Milosevic, Milan; Kalamar, Viktor; Gasparovic, Hrvoje; Biocina, Bojan: The Association between Glycosylated Hemoglobin Level and Platelets Reactivity in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus Undergoing Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Issue 05/2023

Beckmann, Andreas; Meyer, Renate; Lewandowski, Jana; Markewitz, Andreas; Blaßfeld, Daniela; Böning, Andreas: German Heart Surgery Report 2022: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Rashvand, Jacqueline; Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Albes, Johannes M.: Results of Four-Stented Biological Aortic Valves and How They Compare to PARTNER-3
Gerfer, Stephen; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Brinkschröder, Sarah; Djordjevic, Ilija; Rustenbach, Christian; Rahmanian, Parwis; Mader, Navid; Kuhn, Elmar; Wahlers, Thorsten: Is It Reasonable to Perform Isolated SAVR by Residents in the TAVI Era?
Velders, Bart J.J.; Vriesendorp, Michiel D.; Reardon, Michael J.; Rao, Vivek; Lange, Rüdiger; Patel, Himanshu J.; Gearhart, Elizabeth; Sabik, Joseph F.; Klautz, Robert J.M.: Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement in Contemporary Practice: Clinical and Hemodynamic Performance from a Prospective Multicenter Trial
Liu, Tom X.; Tanenbaum, Mira T.; Seo, Claire H.; Park, Dan; Lystash, John C.; Joseph, Mark; Arnold, William S.: Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction and Pulmonary Hypertension: Outcomes in SAVR

Issue 04/2023

Czerny, Martin; Gross-Fengels, Walter; Harloff, Andreas; Janosi, Rolf Alexander; Kölbel, Tilo; Mahnken, Andreas; Raddatz, Alexander; Rylski, Bartosz; Schmidt, Sebastian; Schneider, Wolfgang; Teske, Andreas; Berger, Tim: Guideline for the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta: Aortic Arch
Wehbe, Mahmoud; Albert, Marc; Lewalter, Thorsten; Ouarrak, Taoufik; Senges, Jochen; Hanke, Thorsten; Doll, Nicolas; on behalf of the CASE-AF Investigators: The German CArdioSurgEry Atrial Fibrillation Registry: In-Hospital Outcomes
Wehbe, Mahmoud; Albert, Marc; Lewalter, Thorsten; Ouarrak, Taoufik; Senges, Jochen; Hanke, Thorsten; Doll, Nicolas: The German Cardiosurgery Atrial Fibrillation Registry: 1-Year Follow-up Outcomes
Rohrbach, Susanne; Dominik, Elisabeth; Mirow, Nikolas; Vogt, Sebastian; Böning, Andreas; Niemann, Bernd: Surgical Ablation of Permanent Atrial Fibrillation: Age, LV Dilatation, Obesity
Gerçek, Muhammed; Ghabrial, Mina; Glaubitz, Lina; Kuss, Oliver; Aboud, Anas; Paluszkiewicz, Lech; Gummert, Jan; Börgermann, Jochen; Gerçek, Mustafa: Impact of Left Atrial Appendage Amputation on Left Atrial Morphology and Rhythm after Off-Pump CABG
Arslan, Ahmet Kadir; Erdil, Nevzat; Guldogan, Emek; Colak, Cemil; Akca, Baris; Colak, M. Cengiz: Prediction of Postcoronary Artery Bypass Grafting Atrial Fibrillation: POAFRiskScore Tool
Yalçınkaya, Adnan; Fidan, Nurdan; Sarı, Engin; Özyalçın, Sertan; Diken, Adem İlkay: Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Bypass Surgery? Is Epicardial Fat a Risk Factor?
Ibrahim, Khalid Shaker; Kheirallah, Khaled; Mayyas, Fadia; Waqfi, Nizar; Al-Zoubi, Nabil; Wagner, David Van: Atrial Fibrillation after Rheumatic Heart Valve Surgery: Incidence, Predictors, and Outcomes

Issue 03/2023

Pingpoh, Clarence; Kreibich, Maximillian; Berger, Tim; Thoma, Martin; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Comberg, Thomas; Fagu, Albi; Siepe, Matthias; Czerny, Martin: Clinical Outcomes after Mitral Valve Surgery in Failed MitraClip Procedures
El-Sayed Ahmad, Ali; Salamate, Saad; Giammarino, Sabrina; Ciobanu, Veceslav; Bakhtiary, Farhad: Transmitral Septal Myectomy and Mitral Valve Surgery via Right Mini-Thoracotomy
Hulde, Nikolai; Zittermann, Armin; Deutsch, Marcus-Andre; von Dossow, Vera; Gummert, Jan E.; Koster, Andreas: Moderate Dose of Tranexamic Acid and Complications after Valvular Heart Surgery

Issue 02/2023

Kmiec, Lukasz; Zerdzitzki, Matthaeus; Schmid, Christof; Debl, Kurt; Sossalla, Samuel; Hilker, Michael; Holzamer, Andreas: Evaluation of the MANTA Vascular Closure Device in Transfemoral TAVI
Cizmic, Amila; Kuhn, Elmar; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Weber, Carolyn; Rahmanian, Parwis Baradaran; Adam, Matti; Mauri, Victor; Rudolph, Tanja; Baldus, Stephan; Wahlers, Thorsten: Valve-in-Valve TAVR versus Redo Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Early Outcomes
Gerfer, Stephen; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Gablac, Hannah; Ivanov, Borko; Djordjevic, Ilija; Mauri, Victor; Adam, Matti; Mader, Navid; Baldus, Stephan; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Outcomes and Characteristics of Patients with Intraprocedural Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation during TAVR

Issue 01/2023

Saha, Shekhar; Dudakova, Anna; Danner, Bernhard C.; Kutschka, Ingo; Schulze, Marco H.; Niehaus, Heidi: Bacterial Spectrum and Infective Foci in Patients Operated for Infective Endocarditis: Time to Rethink Strategies?
Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Erb, Michael; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Hartrumpf, Martin; Albes, Johannes M.: Endocarditis: Who Is Particularly at Risk and Why? Ten Years Analysis of Risk Factors for In-hospital Mortality in Infective Endocarditis
Li, Jing; Zilz, Christian; Floerchinger, Bernhard; Holzamer, Andreas; Camboni, Daniele; Schach, Christian; Schmid, Christof; Rupprecht, Leopold: Long-Term Results of Patch Repair in Destructive Valve Endocarditis
Hansen, Lorenz; Ozga, Ann-Kathrin; Klusmeier, Michael; Hillebrand, Mathias; Tulun, Aysun; Pannek, Nora; Rieß, Friedrich-Christian: The Freestyle Valve in Severe Necrotizing Aortic Root Endocarditis: Comorbidity Upon Outcome
Petrov, Asen; Kappert, Utz; Schmidt, Torsten; Matschke, Klaus Ehrhard; Wilbring, Manuel: Pyoderma Gangrenosum after Cardiac Surgery
Li, Jing; Stadlbauer, Andrea; Floerchinger, Bernhard; Song, Zhiyang; Goetz, Markus; Lunz, Dirk; Schmid, Christof: Omental Flap for Complex Sternal Wounds and Mediastinal Infection Following Cardiac Surgery

Issue 08/2022

Kallenbach, Klaus; Berger, Tim; Bürger, Thomas; Eggebrecht, Holger; Harringer, Wolfgang; Helmberger, Thomas; Heringlake, Matthias; Karck, Matthias; von Kodolitsch, Yskert; Schürholz, Tobias; von Tengg-Kobligk, Hendrik; Blödt, Susanne; Czerny, Martin: Guideline for the Treatment of Thoracic Aortic Dissection Type A: Summary of the S2k Guideline
Li, J.; Stadlbauer, A.; Terrazas, A.; Floerchinger, B.; Pfister, K.; Creutzenberg, M.; Oikonomou, K.; Schmid, C.; Rupprecht, L.: Mid-Term Outcomes of a Hybrid Approach Involving Open Surgery Plus TEVAR of the Descending Aorta in the Treatment of Complex Type A Dissection
Mavioglu, Levent; Karahan, Mehmet; Unal, Ertekin Utku; Celikten, Ayla Ece; Demir, Asli; Iscan, Hakki Zafer; Ozatik, Mehmet Ali: Low-Dose Heparin Protocol in Type A Aortic Dissection Surgeries
Goebel, Nora; Holder, Simone A.; Huether, Franziska; Bail, Dorothee H. L.; Franke, Ulrich F. W.: Left Subclavian Artery Sacrifice in Acute Aortic Dissection Repair using the Frozen Elephant Trunk
Ioannou, Stelios; Braun, Christian; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kühnel, Ralf-Uwe; Vafa, Ali; Schröter, Filip; Albes, Johannes: CALA: Cumulative Volume of Calcified Lesions of the Aorta in Cardiac Surgery
Ostovar, Roya; Laux, Magdalena; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Schroeter, Filip; Braun, Christian; Erb, Michael; Albes, Johannes M.: Immunosuppressive Agents and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Real Correlation or Mere Coincidence?
El Beyrouti, Hazem; Izzat, Mohammad Bashar; Kornberger, Angela; Halloum, Nancy; Dohle, Kathrin; Trinh, Tran Tong; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich; Dorweiler, Bernhard: Ovine Biosynthetic Grafts for Aortoiliac Reconstructions in Nonsterile Operative Fields

Issue 07/2022

Rustenbach, Christian Jörg; Djordjevic, Ilija; Gerfer, Stephen; Ivanov, Borko; Gaisendrees, Christopher; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Wahlers, Thorsten: Multiple Grafting with Single Left Internal Mammary Artery as T-Graft with Itself
Wittlinger, Thomas; Schramm, René; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Rudolph, Volker; Gummert, Jan Fritz; Deutsch, Marcus-André: Prognosis and Clinical Results after Coronary Artery Bypass Operation in Young Patients Aged <45 Years: Chances and Limitations of a New Therapy Option
Ntinopoulos, Vasileios; Papadopoulos, Nestoras; Odavic, Dragan; Haeussler, Achim; Dzemali, Omer: Ejection Fraction Recovery after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
Hamiko, Marwan; Charitos, Efstratios I.; Velten, Markus; Hilbert, Tobias; Putensen, Christian; Treede, Hendrik; Duerr, Georg Daniel: Mannitol Is Associated with Less Postoperative Delirium after Aortic Valve Surgery in Patients Treated with Bretschneider Cardioplegia
Hulde, Nikolai; Zittermann, Armin; Tigges-Limmer, Katharina; Koster, Andreas; Weinrautner, Nicole; Gummert, Jan; von Dossow, Vera: Preoperative Risk Factors and Early Outcomes of Delirium in Valvular Open-Heart Surgery
Djordjevic, Anze; Susak, Stamenko; Kotnik, Petra; Gorenjak, Mario; Knez, Zeljko; Antonic, Miha: Effect of Ascorbic Acid on Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury Incidence

Issue 06/2022

Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Boeken, Udo; Smiris, Konstantinos; Erbel-Khurtsidze, Sophiko; Oehler, Daniel; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Westenfeld, Ralf; Aubin, Hug; Tudorache, Igor; Lichtenberg, Artur; Akhyari, Payam: Removal of Electrophysiological Devices in the Context of Heart Transplantation: Comparison of Combined and Staged Extraction Procedures
Tie, Hongtao; Shi, Rui; Welp, Henryk; Martens, Sven; Li, Zhenhan; Sindermann, Jürgen R.; Martens, Sabrina: Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients Receiving Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Gyoten, Takayuki; Rojas, Sebastian V.; Fox, Henrik; Deutsch, Marc-Andre; Ruiz-Cano, Maria; Hakim-Meibodi, Kavous; Gummert, Jan F.; Morshuis, Michiel; Schramm, René: The HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD): A Single Institutional 10-Year Experience

Issue 05/2022

Beckmann, Andreas; Meyer, Renate; Lewandowski, Jana; Markewitz, Andreas; Blaßfeld, Daniela; Böning, Andreas: German Heart Surgery Report 2021: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Rupprecht, Leopold; Schopka, Simon; Keyser, Andreas; Lunz, Dirk; Sossalla, Samuel; Hilker, Michael; Schmid, Christof: 25 Years' Experience with Redo Operations in Cardiac Surgery—Third-Time Sternotomy Procedures
Saha, Shekhar; Lang, Andrea; von der Linden, Julia; Wassilowsky, Dietmar; Peterss, Sven; Pichlmaier, Maximilian; Hagl, Christian; Juchem, Gerd; Joskowiak, Dominik: Clinical Results and Quality of Life after Nonelective Cardiac Surgery in Octogenarians
Lehrke, Jan; Boos, Margarete; Cordes, Andreas; Leitsmann, Conrad; Friedrich, Martin: Effects of a Technical Solution on Stress of Surgical Staff in Operating Theatres

Issue 04/2022

Ntinopoulos, Vasileios; Papadopoulos, Nestoras; Odavic, Dragan; Haeussler, Achim; Loeblein, Helen; Dzemali, Omer: Aortic Root Replacement with Reimplantation of the Aortic Valve: A Low-Volume Center Experience
Schafigh, Myriam; Welz, Armin; Hamiko, Marwan; Kohistani, Zaki; Treede, Hendrik; Probst, Chris: Risk Factors for High Blood Product Use in Patients with Stanford Type A Dissection
Meisenbacher, Katrin; Osswald, Anja; Bischoff, Moritz Sebastian; Böckler, Dittmar; Karck, Matthias; Ruhparwar, Arjang; Geisbüsch, Philipp: TEVAR Following FET: Current Outcomes of Rendezvous Procedures in Clinical Practice
Petrov, Asen; De Glee Romera, Juan Pablo; Wilbring, Manuel; Alexiou, Konstantin; Kappert, Utz; Matschke, Klaus Ehrhard; Tugtekin, Sems-Malte: Aortic Thrombosis following COVID-19: A Systematic Review
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

Issue 03/2022

Faerber, Gloria; Tkebuchava, Sophie; Scherag, André; Bley, Maximilian; Kirov, Hristo; Diab, Mahmoud; Doenst, Torsten: Right Mini-Thoracotomy for Aortic Plus Mitral with or without Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Choi, Jae Woong; Hwang, Ho Young; Lee, Yeiwon; Sohn, Suk Ho; Kim, Kyung Hwan; Kim, Ki-Bong; Ahn, Hyuk: Incidence and Risk Factors of Pannus after Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement
Useini, Dritan; Beluli, Blerta; Christ, Hildegard; Schlömicher, Markus; Patsalis, Polykarpos; Haldenwang, Peter; Strauch, Justus: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients Who Cannot Undergo Transfemoral Access
Joskowiak, Dominik; Meusel, Daniela; Kamla, Christine; Hagl, Christian; Juchem, Gerd: Impact of Preoperative Functional Status on Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery

Issue 02/2022

Fábián, Bálint; Osadczuk, András; Bárány, László; Baksa, Gábor; Rácz, Gergely; Ruttkay, Tamás: Real 3D Visualization of the Circumflex Artery Surrounding the Mitral Annulus
Götte, Julia; Zittermann, Armin; Hakim-Meibodi, Kavous; Hata, Masatoshi; Schramm, Rene; Bleiziffer, Sabine; Parsa, Mohammed Amin; Gummert, Jan; Renner, Andre: Long-Term Clinical Outcome in Elderly Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair
Noack, Thilo; Sieg, Franz; Cuartas, Mateo Marin; Spampinato, Ricardo; Holzhey, David; Seeburger, Joerg; Borger, Michael Andrew: Clinical Outcomes after Mitral Valve Repair with the Physio II Annuloplasty Ring
Minol, Jan-Philipp; Dimitrova, Vanessa; Petrov, Georgi; Langner, Robert; Boeken, Udo; Lichtenberg, Artur; Akhyari, Payam: Predictive Value of Body Mass Index in Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Pingpoh, Clarence; Donfack, Duchelle; Berger, Tim; Kreibich, Maximillian; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Puiu, Paul; Schroefel, Holger; Hochholzer, Willibald; Czerny, Martin; Siepe, Matthias: Moderate or Severe Functional MR and Severe AS: Is Mitral Valve Surgery Justified?

Issue 01/2022

Hu, Renjie; Zhang, Wen; Yu, Xiafeng; Zhu, Hongbin; Zhang, Haibo; Liu, Jinfen: Midterm Surgical Outcomes for ALCAPA Repair in Infants and Children
Zhu, Yifan; Hu, Renjie; Zhang, Wen; Yu, Xiafeng; Dong, Wei; Sun, Yanjun; Zhang, Haibo: Surgical and Transcatheter Treatments in Children with Congenital Aortic Stenosis
Novén, Johan; Stagmo, Martin; Wierup, Per; Nozohoor, Shahab; Bjursten, Henrik; Sjögren, Johan; Zindovic, Igor; Ragnarsson, Sigurdur: Exercise Echocardiography following Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
Jiang, Qi; Hu, Renjie; Dong, Wei; Guo, Ying; Zhang, Wen; Hu, Jie; Zhang, Haibo: Outcomes of Arch Reintervention for Recurrent Coarctation in Young Children
Myllykangas, Heidi-Mari; Halonen, Jari; Husso, Annastiina; Väänänen, Helli; Berg, Leena T.: Does Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Prevent Sternal Wound Infections?
Duman, Zihni M.; Timur, Barış; Topel, Çağdaş; Aksu, Timuçin: Clinical Use of Tailored Computed Tomography to Prevent Poststernotomy Dehiscence

Issue 08/2021

Pilarczyk, Kevin; Werdan, Karl; Russ, Martin; Thiele, Holger; Michels, Guido; Boeken, Udo; Thielmann, Matthias: The German–Austrian S3 Guideline “Cardiogenic Shock Due to Myocardial Infarction: Diagnosis, Monitoring, and Treatment”
Saha, Shekhar; Karaca, Kübra; Jebran, Ahmad Fawad; Waezi, Narges; Ort, Katharina; Brandes, Ivo; Hagl, Christian; Niehaus, Heidi: Diagnostic Value of Cholinesterase Activity for the Development of Postoperative Delirium after Cardiac Surgery
Kaluza, Mirko; Färber, Gloria; May, Benjamin; Dobermann, Ute; Pletz, Mathias W.; Edel, Birgit; Löffler, Bettina; Doenst, Torsten: Heater–Cooler Devices and Risk of Contamination during Cardiac Surgery
Zhang, Xun E.; Geng, Zhi; Shao, Jun; Yao, Hao; Wang, Lu; Li, Xiaobo; Li, Qingguo: The Heartguard: A Humanitarian Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Program in Rural China

Issue 07/2021

Dourado, Luciana Oliveira Cascaes; Pereira, Alexandre C.; Poppi, Nilson Tavares; Cavalcante, Rafael; Gaiotto, Fabio; Dallan, Luis Alberto Oliveira; Bittencourt, Marcio Sommer; Cesar, Luiz Antonio M.; Gowdak, Luis Henrique W.: The Role of the Heart Team in Patients with Diffuse Coronary Artery Disease Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Leviner, Dror B.; Zafrir, Barak; Jaffe, Ronen; Saliba, Walid; Flugelman, Moshe Y.; Sharoni, Erez: Impact of Modifiable Risk Factors on Long-Term Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Beckmann, Andreas; Bitzer, Eva-Maria; Lederle, Mareike; Ihle, Peter; Walker, Jochen; Marshall, Ursula; Horenkamp-Sonntag, Dirk; Schneider, Steffen; Zeymer, Uwe; for the REVASK Study Group: Health Care Analysis on Myocardial Revascularization in Patients with Chronic Coronary Artery Disease: The Multicenter REVASK Study: Design and Protocol
Hoffmann, Grischa; Friedrich, Christine; Huenges, Katharina; Petzina, Rainer; Vogt, Astrid-Mareike; Cremer, Joachim; Grothusen, Christina: Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass in High-Risk Patients with Multivessel Disease
Bonacchi, Massimo; Howe, Rosemary; Micali, Linda Renata; Weigel, Daniel; Parise, Orlando; Parise, Gianmarco; Gelsomino, Sandro: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Reduces Cardiac Death in Patients with Peripheral Arteriopathy
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
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

Issue 06/2021

Sugimura, Yukiharu; Immohr, Moritz Benjamin; Aubin, Hug; Mehdiani, Arash; Rellecke, Philipp; Tudorache, Igor; Lichtenberg, Artur; Boeken, Udo; Akhyari, Payam: Impact of Reported Donor Ejection Fraction on Outcome after Heart Transplantation
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
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
Guan, Xiaonan; Chen, Mulei; Li, Yanbing; Zhang, Jianjun; Xu, Li; Sun, Hao; Zhang, Dapeng; Wang, Lefeng; Yang, Xinchun: Comparison of Safety between Different Kinds of Heparins in Patients Receiving Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation
Vogeler, Elisa; Dieterlen, Maja-Theresa; Garbade, Jens; Lehmann, Sven; Jawad, Khalil; Borger, Michael A.; Meyer, Anna L.: Benefit of Self-Managed Anticoagulation in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device
Durak, Koray; Kersten, Alexander; Grottke, Oliver; Zayat, Rashad; Dreher, Michael; Autschbach, Rüdiger; Marx, Gernot; Marx, Nikolaus; Spillner, Jan; Kalverkamp, Sebastian: Thromboembolic and Bleeding Events in COVID-19 Patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Pingpoh, Clarence; Kondov, Stoyan; Schroefel, Holger; Kreibich, Maximillian; Puiu, Paul; Kueri, Sami; Berger, Tim; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Siepe, Matthias; Czerny, Martin: Efficacy of Vascular Closure Devices in Closing Large-Bore Sheath Arterial Sites after Treatment with Extracorporeal Life Support System
Liu, Wenyan; Yan, Yang; Han, Dan; Li, Yongxin; Wang, Qian; Li, Jing; Liu, Fengfeng; Zheng, Xinglong: CIRP Secretion during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Is Associated with Increased Risk of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury

Issue 05/2021

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
Ibrahim, Khalid S.; Kheirallah, Khalid A.; Mayyas, Fadia A.; Alwaqfi, Nizar A.: Predictors of Acute Kidney Injury Following Surgical Valve Replacement
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
Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Gerfer, Stephen; Rahmanian, Parwis; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Djordjevic, Ilija; Schlachtenberger, Georg; Zeriouh, Mohamed; Mader, Navid; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Wahlers, Thorsten: Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement with the Perceval S and Intuity Elite
Gerfer, Stephen; Mauri, Victor; Kuhn, Elmar; Adam, Matti; Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Djordjevic, Ilija; Ivanov, Borko; Gaisendrees, Christopher; Frerker, Christian; Schmidt, Tobias; Mader, Navid; Rudolph, Tanja; Baldus, Stephan; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Wahlers, Thorsten: Comparison of Self-Expanding RDV Perceval S versus TAVI ACURATE neo/TF
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
Lin, Nicole; Nores, Marcos A.; James, Taylor M.; Rothenberg, Mark; Stamou, Sotiris C.: Alternative Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Nonagenarians versus Younger Patients
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
Ahmad, Ali El-Sayed; Salamate, Saad; Amer, Mohamed; Sirat, Sami; Monsefi, Nadejda; Bakhtiary, Farhad: First Experiences with MANTA Vascular Closure Device in Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

Issue 04/2021

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
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
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
Ehrlich, Tristan; Karliova, Irem; Froede, Lennart; Giebels, Christian; Kunihara, Takashi; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: Aortic Root Remodeling in Acute Aortic Dissection
Nakanishi, Sentaro; Wakabayashi, Naohiro; Ise, Hayato; Kitahara, Hiroto; Hirofuji, Aina; Ishikawa, Natsuya; Kamiya, Hiroyuki: Proximalized Total Arch Replacement Can Be Safely Performed by Trainee
Kunihara, Takashi; Vukic, Claudia; Sata, Fumihiro; Schäfers, Hans-Jaochim: Surgical Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in a Non-High-Volume Institution

Issue 03/2021

Yankah, Charles Abraham; Trimlett, Richard; Sandoval, Elena; Lotz, Christopher; Ledot, Stephane; Pomar, Jose Luis; Price, Susanna; Meybohm, Patrick: COVID-19 Pulmonary Failure and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: First Experience from Three European Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Centers
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
Provaznik, Zdenek; Philipp, Alois; Zeman, Florian; Camboni, Daniele; Schmid, Christof; Floerchinger, Bernhard: Extracorporeal Life Support in Postcardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock: A View on Scenario, Outcome, and Risk Factors in 261 Patients
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
Miyahara, Shunsuke; Schröder, Tom A.; Wilkens, Heinrike; Karliova, Irem; Langer, Frank; Kunihara, Takashi; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: An Evaluation of the Learning Curve in Pulmonary Endarterectomy Using Propensity Score Matching

Issue 02/2021

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
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
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

Issue 01/2021

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?
Debus, Eike Sebastian; Dolg, Maximilian; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Grundmann, Reinhart T.: Publication Performance in German Academic Heart 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
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
Schröter, Filip; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Ostovar, Roya; Albes, Johannes M.: Further Evolution of a New Nonbiological Transcatheter Valvular Prosthesis
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?
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

Issue 08/2020

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?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
Zhu, Lan; Pan, Zilai; Li, Zehang; Chang, Yunxiao; Zhu, Yunpeng; Yan, Fuhua; Tu, Shengxian; Yang, Wenjie: Can the Wall Shear Stress Values of Left Internal Mammary Artery Grafts during the Perioperative Period Reflect the One-Year Patency?
Nachum, Eyal; Sternik, Leonid; Kassif, Yigal; Raanani, Ehud; Hay, Ilan; Shalabi, Amjad; Buber, Jonathan: Surgical Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Single Tertiary Center Experience
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

Issue 07/2020

Amorim, Paulo A.; Diab, Mahmoud; Walther, Mario; Färber, Gloria; Hagendorff, Andreas; Bonow, Robert O.; Doenst, Torsten: Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch
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
Gotzmann, Max; Wilbring, Manuel; Charitos, Efstratios; Treede, Hendrik; Silaschi, Miriam: Hemodynamic Comparison of Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Valves with Conventional Bioprostheses
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
Mashhour, Ahmed; Zhigalov, Konstantin; Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Szczechowicz, Marcin; Easo, Jerry; Eichstaedt, Harald C.; Weymann, Alexander: Outcome of a Modified Perceval Implantation Technique
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
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

Issue 06/2020

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
Sideris, Konstantinos; Boehm, Johannes; Voss, Bernhard; Guenther, Thomas; Lange, Ruediger S.; Guenzinger, Ralf: Functional and Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: One Ring Fits All?
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
Pfannmueller, Bettina; Misfeld, Martin; Davierwala, Piroze; Weiss, Stefan; Borger, Michael Andrew: Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair during Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
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
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

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