DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Issue 06 · Volume 66 · September 2018 DOI: 10.1055/s-008-41232


Heinemann, Markus K.: Alt(ernative) Metrics

Review Article

Original Cardiovascular

Liakopoulos, Oliver J.; Kuhn, Elmar W.; Slottosch, Ingo; Thielmann, Matthias; Wendt, Daniel; Kuhr, Kathrin; Jakob, Heinz; Wahlers, Thorsten; on behalf of the North-Rhine-Westphalia Study Group: Statin Therapy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Acute Coronary Syndrome
Loberman, Dan; Consalvi, Carrie; Healey, Allison; Rivera, Bridget; Poulin, Katherine; Mohr, Rephael; Ziv-Baran, Tomer: Adverse Cerebral Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery—More Than a Decade of Experience in a Single Center
Kuhn, Elmar W.; Liakopoulos, Oliver; Slottosch, Ingo; Deppe, Antje Christin; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Madershahian, Navid; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.: Buckberg versus Calafiore Cardioplegia in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes
Reents, Wilko; Zacher, Michael; Boergermann, Jochen; Kappert, Utz; Hilker, Michael; Färber, Gloria; Albert, Marc; Holzhey, David; Conradi, Lenard; Riess, Friedrich Christian; Veeckman, Philippe; Strauch, Justus T.; Diegeler, Anno; Böning, Andreas: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Stroke—Exploratory Analysis of the GOPCABE Trial and Methodological Considerations
Dourado, Luciana Oliveira Cascaes; Bittencourt, Marcio Sommer; Pereira, Alexandre Costa; Poppi, Nilson Tavares; Dallan, Luis Alberto Oliveira; Krieger, José Eduardo; Cesar, Luiz Antonio Machado; Gowdak, Luís Henrique Wolff: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Diffuse Advanced Coronary Artery Disease: 1-Year Clinical and Angiographic Results
Akça, Barış; Erdil, Nevzat; Colak, Mehmet Cengiz; Disli, Olcay Murat; Battaloglu, Bektas; Colak, Cemil: Is There Any Difference in Risk Factors between Male and Female Patients in New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?
Bitan, Ohad; Pirundini, Paul A.; Leshem, Eyal; Consalvi, Carrie; McGurk, Siobhan; King, Quincy; Loberman, Dan: Coronary Endarterectomy or Patch Angioplasty for Diffuse Left Anterior Descending Artery Disease

Letter to the Editor

Russo, Marco; Nardi, Paolo; Saitto, Guglielmo; Bovio, Emanuele; Ruvolo, Giovanni: Focusing on Patient Subcategories: When Could We Expect a Suboptimal Late Result after Coronary Endarterectomy?

Reply to Letter to the Editor

Original Thoracic

Calafiore, Antonio M.; Sheikh, Azmat A.; Alfonso, Juan J.; Tantawi, Tarek; Maklouf, Belgeit; Shawki, Ahmed; Allam, Ahmed; Awadi, Mohammed O.; Osman, Ahmed A.; Habib, Aly M.; Di Mauro, Michele: Elective Primary or Secondary Delayed Sternal Closure Improves Outcome in Severely Compromised Patients
Leinberger, Tetyana; Heilmann, Claudia; Sorg, Stefan; Mueller, Matthias; Kueri, Sami; Schmoor, Claudia; Siepe, Matthias; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm: The COSTA Study: Sternal Closure in High-Risk Patients - A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial
Rodriguez Cetina Biefer, Hector; Sündermann, Simon H.; Alkadhi, Hatem; Genoni, Michele; Maisano, Francesco; Emmert, Maximilian Y.; Plass, André: Sternal Anomalies in Asymptomatic Patients after Median Sternotomy and Potential Influencing Factors