DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Publication Date: 09 October 2017

Original Basic Science

Piatkowski, Tanja; Brandenberger, Christina; Rahmanian, Parwis; Choi, Yeong-Hoon; Zeriouh, Mohamed; Sabashnikov, Anton; Wittwer, Thorsten; Wahlers, Thorsten C. W.; Ochs, Matthias; Mühlfeld, Christian: Localization of Exogenous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Pig Model of Lung Transplantation

Original Thoracic

Cohen, Charlotte; Pop, Daniel; Venissac, Nicolas; Poudenx, Michel; Otto, Josiane; Castelnau, Olivier; Mouroux, Jérome: Chemoradiation Therapy Followed by Surgery in the Treatment of Locoregionally Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Original Thoracic

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

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 07 October 2017

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 18 September 2017

Original Basic Science

Vogt, Sebastian; Detert, Markus; Wagner, David; Wessel, Jan; Ramzan, Rabia; Nimphius, Wilhelm; Ramaswamy, Anette; Guha, Subhajit; Wenger, Christian; Jamal, Farabi Ibne; Eissa, Mohammed Hussein; Schumann, Ulrich; Schmidt, Betram; Rose, Georg; Dahl, Christoph; Rolfes, Ilona; Notzon, Gordon; Baer, Christoph; Musch, Thomas: A Newly Developed mm-Wave Sensor for Detecting Plaques of Arterial Vessels

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

Ostovar, Roya; Claus, Thomas; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf Uwe; Braun, Christian; Butter, Christian; Albes, Johannes M.: MitraClip for High-Risk Patients with Significant Mitral Insufficiency: Shall We Unreservedly Recommend It?

Original Cardiovascular

Singer, Mahmoud; Alkady, Hesham; Mohsen, Tarek; Roushdy, Amr; Akl, Alsayed Kamel; Mashaal, Marwa: Predictors of Surgical Outcome in Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Single Center Experience of 60 Patients

Publication Date: 13 September 2017

Publication Date: 04 September 2017

Publication Date: 25 August 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Subbotina, Irina; Girdauskas, Evaldas; Bernhardt, Alexander M.; Sinning, Christoph; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Sill, Bjoern: Comparison of Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Reduced and Normal Right Ventricular Function

Publication Date: 15 August 2017

Original Thoracic

Yıldızeli, Şehnaz Olgun; Yanartaş, Mehmed; Taş, Serpil; Direskeneli, Haner; Mutlu, Bülent; Ceyhan, Berrin; Yıldızeli, Bedrettin: Outcomes of Patients with Behçet's Syndrome after Pulmonary Endarterectomy

Review

Pfannmueller, Bettina; Misfeld, Martin; Haensig, Martin; Davierwala, Piroze; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Tricuspid Valve Repair after Previous Mitral Valve Surgery

Publication Date: 14 August 2017

Original Thoracic

Fadayomi, Ayotunde B.; Iniguez, Carlos E. Bravo; Chowdhury, Ritam; Coppolino, Antonio; Jacobson, Francine; Jaklitsch, Michael; Mody, Gita N.: Propensity Score Adjusted Comparison of Minimally Invasive versus Open Thymectomy in the Management of Early Stage Thymoma

Review Article

Publication Date: 06 August 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Botzet, Katrin; Dalyanoglu, Hannan; Schäfer, Ralf; Lichtenberg, Artur; Schipke, Jochen D.; Korbmacher, Bernhard: Anxiety and Depression in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery: A Prospective Clinical Study

Original Cardiovascular

Original Cardiovascular

Rupprecht, Leopold; Putz, Christina; Flörchinger, Bernhard; Zausig, York; Camboni, Daniele; Unsöld, Bernhard; Schmid, Christof: Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: An Institution's 21 Years Experience

Publication Date: 27 July 2017

Original Basic Science

Original Cardiovascular

Folkmann, Sandra; Seeburger, Joerg; Garbade, Jens; Schon, Uta; Misfeld, Martin; Mohr, Friedrich W.; Pfannmueller, Bettina: Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery for Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis

Publication Date: 20 July 2017

Publication Date: 05 July 2017

Original Basic Science

Abu-Halima, Masood; Ludwig, Nicole; Rädle-Hurst, Tanja; Keller, Andreas; Motsch, Lars; Marsollek, Ina; El Rahman, Mohammed Abd; Abdul-Khaliq, Hashim; Meese, Eckart: Characterization of micro-RNA Profile in the Blood of Patients with Marfan's Syndrome

Publication Date: 04 July 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Ennker, Juergen; Zadeh, Behnam; Pons-Kuehnemann, Joern; Niemann, Bernd; Grieshaber, Philippe; Ennker, Ina C.; Boening, Andreas: Stentless Bioprostheses for Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians: The Influence of Coronary Artery Disease

Publication Date: 27 June 2017

Original Basic Science

Wang, Meng; Verhaegh, Rabea; Tsagakis, Konstantinos; Brencher, Lisa; Zwanziger, Denise; Jakob, Heinz G.; Groot, Herbert de; Dohle, Daniel-Sebastian: Impact of Acute Intestinal Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury on Hemodynamics and Remote Organs in a Rat Model

Publication Date: 19 June 2017

Short Communications

Short Communications

Padalino, Massimo A.; Carrozzini, Massimiliano; Vida, Vladimiro; Stellin, Giovanni: Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants

Publication Date: 11 June 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Kavakbasi, Erhan; Scheld, Hans Heinrich; Kessler, Torsten; Sindermann, Jürgen R.; Kösek, Volkan; Tjan, T. D. T.; Martens, Sven; Hoffmeier, Andreas: Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Results after Primary Cardiac Sarcoma Resection

Original Cardiovascular

Schroeter, Thomas; Vondran, Maximilian; Wehbe, Mahmoud Sleiman; Mende, Meinhard; Sauer, Matthias; Aydin, Muhammed Ikbal; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Parkinson's Disease: A Retrospective Analysis of a High-Risk Cohort

Publication Date: 05 June 2017

How-to-Do-It

Hecker, Matthias; Hecker, Andreas; Mayer, Konstantin; Witte, Biruta: Management of Persistent Air Leaks with Intrabronchial Valves

Original Cardiovascular

Monsefi, Nadejda; Risteski, Petar; Miskovic, Aleksandra; Moritz, Anton; Zierer, Andreas: Midterm Results of a Minimally Invasive Approach in David Procedure

Short Communication

Shoji, Fumihiro; Katsura, Masakazu; Haratake, Naoki; Akamine, Takaki; Takamori, Shinkichi; Takada, Kazuki; Toyokawa, Gouji; Okamoto, Tatsuro; Maehara, Yoshihiko: Surgical Repair of Pleuroperitoneal Communication with Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

Publication Date: 30 May 2017

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

Publication Date: 17 May 2017

Publication Date: 16 May 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Alex, Shilpa; Hiebert, Brett; Arora, Rakesh; Menkis, Alan; Shah, Pallav: Survival and Long-Term Outcomes of Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients Aged 55 to 65 Years

Original Cardiovascular

Essa, Yasin; Zeynalov, Natig; Sandhaus, Tim; Hofmann, Michael; Lehmann, Thomas; Doenst, Torsten: Low Fibrinogen Is Associated with Increased Bleeding-Related Re-exploration after Cardiac Surgery

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 02 May 2017

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 20 April 2017

How to do it

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

Short Communications

Publication Date: 12 April 2017

How to do it

Shaikhrezai, Kasra; Spadaccio, Cristiano; Hunter, Steven: Box Lesion with Single Radiofrequency Clamp

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 05 April 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Irqsusi, Marc; Vannucchi, Alessandro; Beckers, Julius; Kasseckert, Stefan; Waldhans, Stefan; Vogt, Sebastian; Moosdorf, Rainer G. H.: Early Results of Surgical Simultaneous Therapy for Significant Carotid Artery Stenosis and Heart Disease

Publication Date: 29 March 2017

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 24 March 2017

Short Communication

Publication Date: 17 March 2017

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Cardiovascular

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

Publication Date: 10 March 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Baran, Cagdas; Cakici, Mehmet; Ozcinar, Evren; Durdu, Serkan; Inan, Bahadir; Sirlak, Mustafa; Akar, Ruchan: Clinical Results of Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C and Their Role in Risk Models: A Case-Control Study

Publication Date: 04 March 2017

Editor's Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Commentary

Letter to the Editor

Original Cardiovascular

Dinges, Christian; Steindl, Johannes; Hitzl, Wolfgang; Kiesslich, Tobias; Seitelberger, Rainald: Evidence-based Surgery of Aortic Regurgitation: Results of a Questionnaire in German-speaking Countries

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 03 January 2017

Publication Date: 31 December 2016

Erratum

Zhang, Ruoyu; Bures, Maximilian; Höffler, Klaus; Jonigk, Danny; Haverich, Axel; Krueger, Marcus: In Vitro Comparison of Two Widely Used Surgical Sealants for Treating Alveolar Air Leak

Publication Date: 13 December 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Hamiko, Marwan; Endlich, Matthias; Krämer, Christian; Probst, Chris; Welz, Armin; Wilhelm, Kai; Schiller, Wolfgang: Dilatation of Vascular Prostheses in Ascending Aortic Position: A Long-Term Follow-Up Computed Tomography Study with Comparison of Different Measurement Methods

Publication Date: 17 November 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Beckmann, Erik; Ismail, Issam; Cebotari, Serghei; Busse, Alexander; Martens, Andreas; Shrestha, Malakh; Kühn, Christian; Haverich, Axel; Fegbeutel, Christine: Right-Sided Heart Failure and Extracorporeal Life Support in Patients Undergoing Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis: A Risk Factor Analysis for Adverse Outcome

Original Thoracic

Garza-Castillon, Rafael; Berger, Jonathan; Andrade, Rafael; Podgaetz, Eitan: The Pharyngostomy Tube: Indications, Technique, Efficacy, and Safety in Modern Surgical Practice

Original Thoracic

Sponholz, Stefan; Baldes, Natalie; Schirren, Moritz; Oguzhan, Selma; Menke, Henrik; Schirren, Joachim: Sternal Resection for Breast Cancer Metastases

Publication Date: 05 October 2016

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 13 September 2016

Erratum

Lacroix, Valerie; Mosala Nezhad, Zahra; Kahn, David; Steyaert, Arnaud; Poncelet, Alain; Pieters, Thierry; Noirhomme, Philippe: Erratum: Pain, Quality of Life, and Clinical Outcomes after Robotic Lobectomy

Erratum

Mosala Nezhad, Zahra; Poncelet, Alain; Fervaille, Caroline; de Kerchove, Laurent; Gianello, Pierre: Erratum: Experimental Aortic Valve Cusp Extension with CorMatrix in a Porcine Model

Original Thoracic

Gunluoglu, Mehmet Zeki; Kocaturk, Celalettin Ibrahim; Demir, Adalet; Urer, Halide Nur; Dincer, Seyyit Ibrahim; Bedirhan, Mehmet Ali: Bronchial Stump Recurrence after Complete Resection of Lung Cancer: Effect of the Distance between the Tumor and Bronchial Resection Margin

Publication Date: 30 August 2016

Short Communication

Publication Date: 12 August 2016

Publication Date: 10 August 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Christ, Torsten; Claus, Benjamin; Woythal, Nadine; Dushe, Simon; Falk, Volkmar; Grubitzsch, Herko: The Ross Procedure in Adults: Long-Term Results of Homografts and Stentless Xenografts for Pulmonary Valve Replacement

Original Cardiovascular

Jinghao, Zheng; Kai, Luo; Yanhui, Huang; Zhongqun, Zhu; Botao, Gao; Xinwei, Du; Zhiwei, Xu; Jinfen, Liu: Individualized Surgical Treatments for Children with Ebstein Anomaly

Review Article

Charitos, Efstratios I.; Wilbring, Manuel; Treede, Hendrik: Data Science Meets the Clinician: Challenges and Future Directions

Publication Date: 05 August 2016

Invited Commentary

Gaissert, Henning A.: Invited Commentary

Original Thoracic

Liu, Yu; Lu, Tao; Fan, Hong; Xu, Songtao; Ding, Jianyong; Lin, Zongwu; Wang, Qun: Surgical Approaches to Non-thyrogenic and Non-thymic Mediastinal Tumors of the Thoracic Inlet

Publication Date: 05 July 2016

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

Publication Date: 21 June 2016

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

Publication Date: 05 May 2016

Review Article

Naito, Shiho; Hillebrand, Mathias; Bernhardt, Alexander Martin Justus; Jagodzinski, Annika; Conradi, Lenard; Detter, Christian; Sydow, Karsten; Reichenspurner, Hermann; Kodolitsch, Yskert von; Girdauskas, Evaldas: The Value of Circulating Biomarkers in Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Associated Aortopathy

Publication Date: 04 April 2016

Original Basic Science

Abicht, Jan-Michael; Mayr, Tanja Axinja Jelena; Jauch, Judith; Guethoff, Sonja; Buchholz, Stefan; Reichart, Bruno; Bauer, Andreas: Large-Animal Biventricular Working Heart Perfusion System with Low Priming Volume—Comparison between in vivo and ex vivo Cardiac Function

Publication Date: 24 February 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Heringlake, Matthias; Schön, Julika; Pliet, Teresa; Haake, Nils; Reinecke, Alexander; Habicher, Marit; Sander, Michael; Markewitz, Andreas; Reuter, Daniel A.; Groesdonk, Heinrich Volker; Trummer, Georg; Pilarzyk, Kevin; von der Brelie, Michael; Bein, Berthold; Schirmer, Uwe: Prevalence, Diagnosis, Perioperative Monitoring and Treatment of Right Ventricular Dysfunction and/or Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Cardiac Surgical Patients in Germany—A Postal Survey

Publication Date: 23 February 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Schultheis, Molly; Saadat, Siavash; Dombrovskiy, Victor; Frenchu, Kiersten; Kanduri, Jaya; Romero, Joseph; Lemaire, Anthony; Ghaly, Aziz; Bastides, George; Rahimi, Saum; Lee, Leonard: Carotid Stenosis in Cardiac Surgery—No Difference in Postoperative Outcomes

Publication Date: 18 February 2016

Review Article

Doenst, Torsten; Schlensak, Christian; Schibilsky, David; Faerber, Gloria: Do We Need Basic Research in Cardiac Surgery?

Publication Date: 12 January 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Shingu, Yasushige; Sugiki, Hiroshi; Ooka, Tomonori; Kato, Hiroki; Wakasa, Satoru; Tachibana, Tsuyoshi; Matsui, Yoshiro: Surgery for Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction with a Relatively Thin Interventricular Septum

Publication Date: 15 December 2015

Publication Date: 04 December 2015

Erratum

Pfannmueller, Bettina; Kahmann, Mareike; Davierwala, Piroze; Misfeld, Martin; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Binner, Christian; Etz, Christian; Mohr, Friedrich Wilhelm: Erratum to: Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Analysis of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2015 [efirst ahead of print]

Publication Date: 23 November 2015

Erratum

Beckmann, Andreas; Funkat, Anne-Kathrin; Lewandowski, Jana; Frie, Michael; Ernst, Markus; Hekmat, Khosro; Schiller, Wolfgang; Gummert, Jan F.; Cremer, Joachim Thomas: Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2014: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Publication Date: 30 October 2015

Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Commentary

Publication Date: 26 October 2015

Original Cardiovascular

Pfannmueller, Bettina; Kahmann, Mareike; Davierwala, Piroze; Misfeld, Martin; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Binner, Christian; Etz, Christian: Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients with Isolated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis: Analysis of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes

Publication Date: 05 October 2015

Original Basic Science

Ziebolz, Dirk; Rost, Christoph; Schmidt, Julia; Waldmann-Beushausen, Regina; Schöndube, Friedrich A.; Mausberg, Rainer F.; Danner, Bernhard C.: Periodontal Bacterial DNA and Their Link to Human Cardiac Tissue: Findings of a Pilot Study

Publication Date: 03 September 2015

Original Thoracic

Mashaqi, Bakr; Ismail, Issam; Siemeni, Thierry T.; Ruemke, Stefan; Fleissner, Felix; Zhang, Ruoyu; Wiegmann, Bettina; Filitz, Joerg; Gottlieb, Jens; Haverich, Axel: Local Anesthetics delivered through Pleural Drainages improve Pain and Lung Function after Cardiac Surgery

Publication Date: 16 August 2015

Publication Date: 18 May 2015

Reply to Letter to the Editor

Baisi, Alessandro; De Simone, Matilde; Raveglia, Federico; Cioffi, Ugo: Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

Publication Date: 05 March 2015

Original Cardiovascular

Minol, Jan Philipp; Boeken, Udo; Weinreich, Tobias; Heimann, Meret; Gramsch-Zabel, Hildegard; Akhyari, Payam; Kamiya, Hiroyuki; Lichtenberg, Artur: Isolated Tricuspid Valve Surgery: A Single Institutional Experience with the Technique of Minimally Invasive Surgery via Right Minithoracotomy

Publication Date: 28 January 2015

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 21 November 2014