DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 05 · Volume 64 · August 2016 DOI: 10.1055/s-006-32210



Original Cardiovascular

Schaefer, Andreas; Conradi, Lenard; Seiffert, Moritz; Lubos, Edith; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Schaefer, Ulrich; Treede, Hendrik: Valve-in-Valve Procedures in Failing Biological Xenografts Using a Novel Balloon-Expandable Device: Experience in Aortic, Mitral, and Tricuspid Positions
Silaschi, Miriam; Conradi, Lenard; Treede, Hendrik; Reiter, Beate; Schaefer, Ulrich; Blankenberg, Stefan; Reichenspurner, Hermann: Trends in Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in More Than 3,000 Consecutive Cases in the Era of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantations
Stoliński, Jarosław; Fijorek, Kamil; Plicner, Dariusz; Grudzień, Grzegorz; Kruszec, Paweł; Musiał, Robert; Andres, Janusz: Perioperative Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy
Disha, Kushtrim; Espinoza, Andres; Rouman, Mina; Secknus, Maria-Anna; Kuntze, Thomas; Girdauskas, Evaldas: Long-Term Recovery of Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction after Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
Martínez-Comendador, Jose; Marcos-Vidal, Jose Miguel; Gualis, Javier; Martin, Carlos Esteban; Martin, Elio; Otero, Javier; Castaño, Mario: Subclinical Hypothyroidism Might Increase the Risk of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Aortic Valve Replacement
Guenzinger, Ralf; Guenther, Thomas; Ratschiller, Thomas; Minkner, Kathrin; Rondak, Ina-Christine; Voss, Bernhard; Lange, Ruediger: Is a Profiled Annuloplasty Ring Suitable for Repair of Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation? A Single-Center Experience Comprising 200 Patients
Yalcinkaya, Adnan; Diken, Adem Ilkay; Aksoy, Eray; Lafci, Gokhan; Cicek, Omer Faruk; Kadirogullari, Ersin; Ulusar, Umit Deniz; Cagli, Kerim: Effect of Left Atrial Reduction on Restoration and Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Replacement: A Pilot Study

Editor's Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Commentary

Invited Commentary

How to Do it

Original Thoracic

Jin, Yu-xing; Jiang, Ge-ning; Jiang, Lei; Ding, Jia-an: Diagnosis and Treatment Evaluation of 48 Cases of Broncholithiasis