DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 04 · Volume 57 · June 2009 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-18751


Mitropoulos, F. A.; Floudas, C. S.; Kanakis, M. A.; Vaiopoulos, G. A.: Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Original Cardiovascular

Mangold, A.; Szerafin, T.; Hoetzenecker, K.; Hacker, S.; Lichtenauer, M.; Niederpold, T.; Nickl, S.; Dworschak, M.; Blumer, R.; Auer, J.; Ankersmit, H. J.: Alpha-Gal Specific IgG Immune Response after Implantation of Bioprostheses
Boethig, D.; Westhoff-Bleck, M.; Hecker, H.; Ono, M.; Goerler, A.; Sarikouch, S.; Breymann, T.: Bovine Jugular Veins in the Pulmonary Position in Adults – 5 Years' Experience with 64 Implantations
Sharoni, E.; Kogan, A.; Medalion, B.; Stamler, A.; Snir, E.; Porat, E.: Is Gender an Independent Risk Factor for Coronary Bypass Grafting?
Peivandi, A. A.; Weigang, E.; Kayhan, N.; Hakami, L.; Ister, D.; Denk, K.; Conzelmann, L. O.; Vahl, C. F.: Reevaluation of Two Techniques of Harvesting the Skeletonized Internal Mammary Artery

Original Thoracic

Orki, A.; Akin, O.; Tasci, A. E.; Ciftci, H.; Urek, S.; Falay, O.; Kutlu, C. A.: The Role of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography in the Diagnosis of Pleural Diseases
Paul, S.; Altorki, N. K.; Port, J. L.; Stiles, B. M.; Lee, P. C.: Surgical Management of Chylothorax
Gunluoglu, M. Z.; Cansever, L.; Demir, A.; Kocaturk, C.; Melek, H.; Dincer, S. I.; Bedirhan, M. A.: Diagnosis and Treatment of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum

Short Communications

Dhaliwal, R. S.; Singh, H.; Swami, N.; Srivastava, V.: Removal of Displaced and Impacted ASD Device after 4 Years
Krane, M.; Bauernschmitt, R.; Voss, B.; Badiu, C. C.; Lange, R.: Right Ventricular Fibroma in a 61-Year-Old Man

Case Reports

Okur, E.; Baysungur, V.; Tezel, C.; Sevilgen, G.; Halezeroglu, S.: Lingual Inferior Segmentectomy for a 7-cm Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
Afshar, M.; Kim, A. W.; Liptay, M. J.; Leyenson, V.; Wirtz, W.; Kahan, E.; Ries, M.: A 74-Year-Old Man with an Enlarging Pleural-Based Mass that was NOT a Mesothelioma
Gasiorowski, L.; Dyszkiewicz, W.; Piwkowski, C. T.: An Unusual Case of Giant Primary Mediastinal Liposarcoma

Letter to the Editor