DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 04 · Volume 62 · June 2014 DOI: 10.1055/s-004-27170

Editorial

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Heinemann, Markus K.: Risky Business

Original Cardiovascular

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Kötting, Joachim; Beckmann, Andreas; Döbler, Klaus; Schäfer, Elke; Veit, Christof; Welz, Armin; Schiller, Wolfgang: German CABG Score: A Specific Risk Model for Patients Undergoing Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
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Velicki, Lazar; Cemerlic-Adjic, Nada; Pavlovic, Katica; Mihajlovic, Bojan B.; Bankovic, Dragic; Mihajlovic, Bogoljub; Fabri, Miklos: Clinical Performance of the EuroSCORE II Compared with the Previous EuroSCORE Iterations
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Arnáiz-García, María Elena; González-Santos, Jose María; López-Rodríguez, Javier; Dalmau-Sorlí, María José; Bueno-Codoñer, María; Arévalo-Abascal, Adolfo: Survival after Major Cardiac Surgery: Performance and Comparison of Predictive Ability of EuroSCORE II and Logistic EuroSCORE in a Sample of Mediterranean Population
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O'Neal, Wesley T.; Efird, Jimmy T.; Davies, Stephen W.; O'Neal, Jason B.; Anderson, Curtis A.; Chitwood, W. Randolph; Ferguson, T. Bruce; Kypson, Alan P.: Race and Survival among Diabetic Patients after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Review Article

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Deppe, Antje-Christin; Adler, Christoph; Madershahian, Navid; Reuter, Hannes; Bangard, Christopher; Baldus, Stephan; Wahlers, Thorsten; Wippermann, Jens: Cardiac Liposarcoma—A Review of Outcome after Surgical Resection
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Li, Shikang; Feng, Zhiqiang; Wu, Lishuo; Huang, Qiangxin; Pan, Shangling; Tang, Xianyan; Ma, Buguo: Analysis of 11 Trials Comparing Muscle-Sparing with Posterolateral Thoracotomy

Original Thoracic

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Sekine, Yasuo; Sakairi, Yuichi; Yoshino, Mitsuru; Koh, Eitetsu; Hata, Atsushi; Suzuki, Hidemi; Yoshino, Ichiro: The Impact of Combined Pulmonary Fibrosis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Long-Term Survival after Lung Cancer Surgery
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Kobayashi, Naohiro; Usui, Shingo; Yamaoka, Masatoshi; Suzuki, Hisashi; Kikuchi, Shinji; Goto, Yukinobu; Sakai, Mitsuaki; Sato, Yukio: The Influence of Serum Sodium Concentration on Prognosis in Resected Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
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Celikten, Alper; Sayar, Adnan; Metin, Muzaffer; Buyukkale, Songul; Citak, Necati; Gurses, Atilla: Anterior Muscle and Neurovascular-Sparing Thoracotomy and Posterolateral Thoracotomy: Postoperative Pain and Morbidity Assessment
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Kirschbaum, Andreas; Rexin, Peter; Pehl, Anika; Bartsch, Detlef; Quint, Karl: Laser Resection of Lung Tissue: Heat Accumulation from Adjacent Laser Application and How to Cool It Down

Original Basic Science

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Hatano, Asako; Nagasao, Tomohisa; Cho, Yasunori; Shimizu, Yusuke; Takano, Naoki; Kaneko, Tsuyoshi; Kishi, Kazuo: Relationship between Locations of Rib Defects and Loss of Respiratory Function—A Biomechanical Study

Case Report

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Yazicioglu, Alkin; Yazici, Ulku; Aydin, Ertan; Karaoglanoglu, Nurettin: A Strange Bullet which Caused Chylomediastinum and Chyloptysis

Letter to the Editor