DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 01 · Volume 62 · February 2014 DOI: 10.1055/s-004-26301



Original Cardiovascular

Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Kathrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Schiller, Wolfgang; Hekmat, Khosro; Gummert, Jan F.; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2012: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Gansera, Brigitte; Hapfelmeier, Alexander; Brandl, Kristina; Spiliopoulos, Kyriakos; Gundling, Felix; Eichinger, Walter: The Mosaic Bioprosthesis in the Aortic Position: 17 Years' Results
Bernhardt, Alexander Martin; Treede, Hendrik; Detter, Christian; Rybczynski, Meike; Sheikhzadeh, Sara; Wagner, Florian Mathias; Kodolitsch, Yskert Von; Reichenspurner, Hermann: Results of Modern Mitral Valve Repair in Patients with Marfan Syndrome
Baumbach, Hardy; Rustenbach, Christian; Michaelsen, Jens; Hipp, Gernot; Pressmar, Markus; Leinweber, Marco; Franke, Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm: Minimally Invasive Versus Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery
Galeone, Antonella; Lessana, Arrigo; Mascolo, Elisa; Di Serio, Francesca; Marraudino, Nicola; Laborde, Francois; Paparella, Domenico: Interleukin-1 Receptor-Related Protein ST2 and Mitral Valve Repair Outcome in Patients with Chronic Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation
Saxena, Akshat; Shan, Leonard; Dinh, Diem T.; Reid, Christopher M.; Smith, Julian A.; Shardey, Gilbert C.; Newcomb, Andrew E.: Impact of Smoking Status on Outcomes after Concomitant Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery
Aser, Raed; Orhan, Coskun; Niemann, Bernd; Roth, Peter; Perepelitsa, Andre; Attmann, Tim; Böning, Andreas: Temporary Epicardial Pacemaker Wires: Significance of Position and Electrode Type

Review Article

How to Do It


Case Report

Sündermann, Simon Harald; Rodriguez Cetina Biefer, Héctor; Emmert, Maximilian Y.; Falk, Volkmar: Use of Extracellular Matrix Materials in Patients with Endocarditis
Lepper, Philipp M.; Wilkens, Heinrike; Link, Andreas; Bals, Robert; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: Pulmonary Embolism in Deceivingly Stable Patients with High Thrombus Load—When Is Stable Really Safe?
Yıldızeli, Bedrettin; Arslan, Özgür; Taş, Serpil; Eldem, Barkın; Aksoy, Eray; Koçak, Tuncer; Sunar, Hasan: Management of Massive Pulmonary Hemorrhage Following Pulmonary Endarterectomy
Wu, Xian-Ning; Chen, Ming-Jiu; Li, Dai-Qiang; Hu, Jian-Guo; Yu, Feng-Lei: Pulmonary Artery Pseudoaneurysm Caused by a Rare Vascular Tumor: Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma