DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 06 · Volume 57 · September 2009 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-20358

Special Report

Gummert, J. F.; Funkat, A.; Beckmann, A.; Schiller, W.; Hekmat, K.; Ernst, M.; Haverich, A.: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2008. A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Original Cardiovascular

Kurdal, A. T.; Ustundag, N.; Güven, A.; Iskesen, I.; Bozkurt, K.; Sirin, B. H.: Protection of Saphenous Vein Graft from Arterial Pressure

Original Thoracic

Nakajima, T.; Sekine, Y.; Yamada, Y.; Suzuki, H.; Yasufuku, K.; Yoshida, S.; Suzuki, M.; Shibuya, K.; Fujisawa, T.; Yoshino, I.: Long-term Surgical Outcome in Patients with Lung Cancer and Coexisting Severe COPD
Torre, W.; Garcia-Franco, C.; Tamura, A.; Gurpide, A.; Lopez-Picazo, J.; Aristu, J.; Moreno, M.; Pardo, J.: Role of Surgery in a Multidisciplinary Approach to Superior Sulcus Tumors (SST): Morbidity and Prognostic Factors for Long-Term Success after Resection

Short Communications

Emmert, M. Y.; Salzberg, S. P.; Plass, A.; Behjati, S.; Felix, C.; Falk, V.; Siclari, F.; Gruenenfelder, J.: “When Aneurysm Ain't Aneurysm”: Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Mimicked by Healed Abscess Cavity under the Aortic Valve
Walter, T.; Szabo, S.; Kazmaier, S.; Suselbeck, T.; Borggrefe, M.; Hoffmeister, H. M.: Effect of ACE Inhibition on the Fibrinolytic System in Patients Requiring Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Case Reports

Kavakli, K.; Ozturk, M.; Ongoru, O.; Gürkök, S.; Genc, O.: Primary Pulmonary Paraganglioma with Hodgkin's Lymphoma