DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 02 · Volume 51 · April 2003 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-2557

Original Cardiovascular

Neufang, A.; Dorweiler, B.; Espinola-Klein, C.; Reinstadler, J.; Kirsch, D.; Schmiedt, W.; Oelert, H.: External Reinforcement of Varicose Veins with PTFE prosthesis in Infrainguinal Bypass Surgery - Clinical Results
Dorweiler, B.; Neufang, A.; Schmiedt, W.; Hessmann, M. H.; Rudig, L.; Rommens, P. M.; Oelert, H.: Limb Trauma with Arterial Injury: Long-term Performance of Venous Interposition Grafts
Gürler, S.; Gebhard, A.; Godehardt, E.; Boeken, U.; Feindt, P.; Gams, E.: EuroSCORE as a Predictor for Complications and Outcome
Mol, A.; Bouten, C. V. C.; Zünd, G.; Günter, C. I.; Visjager, J. F.; Turina, M. I.; Baaijens, F. P. T.; Hoerstrup, S. P.: The Relevance of Large Strains in Functional Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves
Turna, A.; Kutlu, C. A.; Ozalp, T.; Karamustafaoglu, A.; Mulazımoğlu, L.; Bedirhan, M. A.: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Elective Thoracic Surgery: Cefuroxime versus Cefepime

Original Thoracic

Iwasaki, A.; Kamihara, Y.; Yoneda, S.; Kawahara, K.; Shirakusa, T.: Video-assisted Thoracic Needle Aspiration Cytology for Malignancy of the Peripheral Lung

Case Report

Straub, A.; Beierlein, W.; Küttner, A.; Hahn, U.; Raygrotzki, S.; Ziemer, G.: Isolated Coronary Artery Rupture after Blunt Chest Trauma
Hoffmeier, A.; Scheld, H. H.; Tjan, T. D. T.; Schneider, M.; Kerber, S.; Schmidt, C.; Schmid, C.: Ex situ Resection of Primary Cardiac Tumors
Conte, S.; Farina, G.; Caianello, G.; Palma, G.; Pisacane, C.; Mansi, N.; Vosa, C.: Repair of Pulmonary Artery Sling by Reimplantation without Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Watanabe , S.-I.; Nakamura, Y.; Kariatsumari, K.; Sakasegawa, K.-I.; Mukaihara, K.; Sakata, R.: A Single-Stage Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Procedure for Simultaneous Bilateral Spontaneous Pneumothorax in a Supine Position

How to do it

Letter to the Editor


Bucerius, J.; Gummert, J. F.; Walther, T.; Doll, N.; Falk, V.; Onnasch, J. F.; Barten, M. J.; Mohr, F. W.: Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Cardiac Surgery Outcome