DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 02 · Volume 46 · April 1998 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-8715

Original Cardiovascular

Bonatti, J.; Dichtl, W.; Dworzak, E. Artner; Antretter, H.; Unger, F.; Puschendorf, B.; Dapunt, O. E.: Stimulated Prostacyclin Release by Conduits Used for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
Granetzny, A.; Schwanke, U.; Schmitz, C.; Arnold, G.; Schäfer, D.; Schulte, H. D.; Gams, E.; Schipke, J. D.: Pharmacologic Heart Rate Reduction: Effect of a Novel, Specific Bradycardic Agent on the Heart
Weber, H. P.; Heinze, A.; Richter, U.; Ruprecht, L.; Zhuang, S.; Unsöld, E.: Transcatheter Endomyocardial Laser Revascularization: A Feasibility Test
Nkere, U. U.; Whawell, S. A.; Sarraf, C. E.; Schofield, J. B.; O'Keefe, P. A.: Pericardial Substitution After Cardiopulmonary Bypass Surgery: A Trial of an Absorbable Patch

Original Thoracic

Temes, R. T.; Crowell, R. E.; Mapel, D. W.; Ketai, L.; Pett Jr, S. B.; Wernly, J. A.: Mediastinitis Without Antecedent Surgery
Hübner, N.; Rees, W.; Seufert, K.; Böckelmann, M.; Christmann, U.; Warnecke, H.: Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy Done Early After Cardiac Surgery - Outcome and Incidence of Mediastinitis
Bund, M.; Strüber, M.; Heine, J.; Jaeger, K.; Wahlers, T.; Haverich, A.; Piepenbrock, S.: Effect of Lung Allograft Ischaemia Duration on Postreperfusion Graft Function and Postoperative Course

Case Report

Okamoto, H.; Morita, S.; Fujimoto, K.; Niimi, T.; Yasuura, K.: The “T-Shaped” Thoracotomy for Pericardiectomy after Midline Crossed IMA Grafting
Sakakibara, Y.; Imazuru, T.; Watanabe, K.; Matsuzaki, K.; Mitsui, T.; Unno, H.; Doi, T.: Repeat Coronary Artery Bypass in a Patient with Liver Cirrhosis
Dresler, C.; Cremer, J.; Logemann, F.; Haverich, A.: Intrapericardial Pheochromocytoma
Kirali, K.; Civelek, A.; Daĝlar, B.; Şişmanoĝlu, M.; Akinci, E.; Berki, T.; lşik, Ö; Yakut, C.: An Uncommon Complication of Behçet's Disease: Intracardiac Thrombosis Needing Surgical Treatment
Aleksic, I.; Baryalei, M. M.; Schorn, B.; Stöhr, G.; Busch, T.; Zenker, D.; Strauch, J.; Dalichau, H.: Resection for CMV Ileitis in a Patient Supported by a Left-Ventricular Assist Device

Letter to the Editor