DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 08 · Volume 55 · December 2007 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-7466


Rukosujew, A.; Fugmann, M.; Scheld, H. H.: Das Kunstherz: Erste Entwicklungsschritte


Börgermann, J.; Scheubel, R. J.; Simm, A.; Silber, R. E.; Friedrich, I.: Inflammatory Response in On- Versus Off-Pump Myocardial Revascularization: Is ECC Really the Culprit?

Original Cardiovascular

Dzemali, O.; Bakhtiary, F.; Wittlinger, T.; Dogan, S.; Ackermann, H.; Pitschner, H.-F.; Moritz, A.; Kleine, P.: Hemodynamic Effects of Left Ventricular Pacing Site in an Animal Model of Heart Failure
Gulbins, H.; Pritisanac, A.; Ennker, I. C.; Ennker, J.: Safety of a Cardiac Surgical Training Program over a Twelve-Year Period

Original Thoracic

Kushibe, K.; Kawaguchi, T.; Takahama, M.; Kimura, M.; Tojo, T.; Taniguchi, S.: Operative Indications for Lung Cancer with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Samancilar, O.; Cakan, A.; Cetin, Y.; Cagirici, U.; Veral, A.; Zeytunlu, M.; Turhan, K.; Kilic, M.; Askar, F. Z.: Comparison of the Harmonic Scalpel and the Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator in Subsegmental Lung Resections: An Experimental Study

Short Communications

Dominik, J.; Tuna, M.; Šteiner, I.; Žacek, P.; Pojar, M.: Papillary Fibroelastoma - An Unusual Cause of Angina Pectoris
Pitsis, A. A.; Kelpis, T. G.; Ninios, V. N.; Dardas, P. S.; Visouli, A. N.; Boudoulas, H. K.: Modified Ross Procedure: Partially Supported Root Replacement
Voss, B.; Bauernschmitt, R.; Hendrich, E.; Brockmann, G.; Lange, R.: How to Manage Aortic Arch Complications after Stenting of the Descending Aorta

Case Reports

Akin, H.; Aysun, O.; Melek, H.; Medetoglu, B.; Dincer, I.: Hydatid Disease of the Ribs Mimicking Pancoast Tumor: Report of Two Cases