DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 05 · Volume 62 · August 2014 DOI: 10.1055/s-004-27475

Erratum

Editorial

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Heinemann, Markus K.: It's a Small World

Original Cardiovascular

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Funkat, A.; Beckmann, A.; Lewandowski, J.; Frie, M.; Ernst, M.; Schiller, W.; Gummert, J. F.; Cremer, J.: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2013: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
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Melki, Vilyam; Tano, Eva; Douhan Hakansson, Lena; Tran, Phan-Kiet; Knutson, Folke; Malinski, Tadeusz; Borowiec, Jan: Effect of Glyceryl Trinitrate on Staphylococcus aureus Growth and Leukocyte Activation during Simulated Extracorporeal Circulation
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Biefer, Hector Rodriguez Cetina; Sündermann, Simon Harald; Emmert, Maximilian Yosri; Hasenclever, Peter; Lachat, Mario Louis; Falk, Volkmar; Wilhelm, Markus Johannes: Experience with a “Hotline” Service for Outpatients on a Ventricular Assist Device
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Bartoli, Carlo R.; Ghotra, Amaninderapal S.; Pachika, Ajay R.; Birks, Emma J.; McCants, Kelly C.: Hematologic Markers Better Predict Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis than Echocardiographic or Pump Parameters

Special Report

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Yankah, Charles; Fynn-Thompson, Francis; Antunes, Manuel; Edwin, Frank; Yuko-Jowi, Christine; Mendis, Shanthi; Thameur, Habib; Urban, Andreas; Bolman, Ralph: Cardiac Surgery Capacity in Sub—Saharan Africa: Quo Vadis?

How to Do It

Short Communication

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Kneidinger, Nikolaus; Winter, Hauke; Sisic, Alma; Preissler, Gerhardt; Neurohr, Claus; Czerner, Stephan; Weig, Thomas; Dolch, Michael; Uberfuhr, Peter; Schramm, René: Munich Lung Transplant Group: Waiting List during the First 9 Months of the Lung Allocation Score Era

Original Thoracic

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Tanaka, Yugo; Shigemura, Norihisa; Noda, Kentaro; Kawamura, Tomohiro; Isse, Kumiko; Stolz, Donna B.; Bermudez, Christian A.: Optimal Lung Inflation Techniques in a Rat Lung Transplantation Model: A Revisit
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Jeong, Jin Yong; Park, Hyung Joo; Park, Jae Kil; Jo, Keon Hyeon; Wang, Young Pil; Lee, Jongho; Shin, Jae Seong: Predictive Procedure for Compensatory Hyperhidrosis before Sympathectomy: Preliminary Findings

Case Report

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Papaioannou, Vasilios; Mikroulis, Dimitrios; Chrysafis, Ioannis; Fotakis, Stelios; Pneumatikos, Ioannis: Hemoptysis Due to a Mycotic Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm in an Injecting Drug User

Letters to the Editor