DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 05 · Volume 66 · August 2018 DOI: 10.1055/s-008-41081


Heinemann, Markus K.: Heart Murmurs

Original Thoracic

Lei, Yiyan; Feng, Yanfen; Zeng, Bo; Zhang, Xin; Chen, Jingfu; Zou, Jianyong; Su, Chunhua; Liu, Zhenguo; Luo, Honghe; Zhang, Shuishen: Effect of Prophylactic Thoracic Duct Ligation in Reducing the Incidence of Postoperative Chylothorax during Esophagectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Lee, Kanghoon; Kim, Hyeong Ryul; Park, Seung-Il; Kim, Dong Kwan; Kim, Yong-Hee; Choi, Se Hoon: Surgical Outcome of Colon Interposition in Esophageal Cancer Surgery: Analysis of Risk Factors for Conduit-Related Morbidity
Garza-Castillon, Rafael; Berger, Jonathan; Andrade, Rafael; Podgaetz, Eitan: The Pharyngostomy Tube: Indications, Technique, Efficacy, and Safety in Modern Surgical Practice

Short Communication

Karabulut, Ramazan; Turkyilmaz, Zafer; Sonmez, Kaan; Basaklar, Abdullah Can: Conservative Treatment with Octreotide to Provide Early Recovery of Children with Esophageal Perforation

How to Do It

Grimminger, Peter Philipp; Hadzijusufovic, Edin; Ruurda, Jelle Piet-Hein; Lang, Hauke; van Hillegersberg, Richard: The da Vinci Xi Robotic Four-Arm Approach for Robotic-Assisted Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

Original Cardiovascular

Huenges, Katharina; Panholzer, Bernd; Fritzsche, Katharina; Broch, Ole; Renner, Jochen; Friedrich, Christine; Rahimi-Barfeh, Azizolah; Reinecke, Alexander; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Over Ten Years of Experience with a Modified Right Atrial Anastomosis in Orthotopic Heart Transplantation: Follow-up and Comparison with the Biatrial and Bicaval Technique
Freundt, Miriam; Philipp, Alois; Kolat, Philipp; Rupprecht, Leopold; Friedrich, Christine; Hirt, Stephan W.; Haneya, Assad: Impact of Elevated Donor Troponin I as Predictor of Adverse Outcome in Adult Heart Transplantation: A Single-center Experience