DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 01 · Volume 56 · February 2008 DOI: 10.1055/s-002-9512



Sydow, K.; Willems, S.; Reichenspurner, H.; Meinertz, T.: Papillary Fibroelastomas of the Heart

Original Cardiovascular

Schmidtler, F. W.; Tischler, I.; Lieber, M.; Weingartner, J.; Angelis, I.; Wenke, K.; Kemkes, B. M.; Gansera, B.: Cardiac Surgery for Octogenarians - a Suitable Procedure? Twelve-Year Operative and Post-Hospital Mortality in 641 Patients over 80 Years of Age
Banach, M.; Goch, A.; Misztal, M.; Rysz, J.; Zaslonka, J.; Goch, J. H.; Jaszewski, R.: Relation Between Postoperative Mortality and Atrial Fibrillation Before Surgical Revascularization - 3-Year Follow-Up

Original Thoracic

Iwasaki, A.; Hamatake, D.; Hamanaka, W.; Hamada, T.; Shirakusa, T.; Yamamoto, S.; Shiraishi, T.: Is Systemic Node Dissection for Accuracy Staging in Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Worthwhile in the Elderly?
Rizzardi, G.; Marulli, G.; Bortolotti, L.; Calabrese, F.; Sartori, F.; Rea, F.: Sleeve Resections and Bronchoplastic Procedures in Typical Central Carcinoid Tumours
Franke, A.; Lante, W.; Kupser, S.; Becker, H. P.; Weinhold, C.; Markewitz, A.: Procalcitonin Levels after Different Types of Conventional Thoracic Surgery

Short Communication

Kitamura, A.; Mukohara, N.; Ozaki, N.; Yoshida, M.; Shida, T.: Two Adult Cases of Coronary Artery Aneurysms Secondary to Kawasaki Disease

Case Reports

Sivrikoz, M. C.; Tulay, C. M.; Döner, E.; Özkan, R.: Synchronous Bilateral Typical Carcinoid Tumors of the Lung