DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Publication Date: 09 January 2017

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Valen, R. van; Kik, C.; Mokhles, M. M.; Bogers, A. J. J. C.: Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

Letter to the Editor

Valen, Richard van; Kik, Charles; Mokhles, Mostafa M.; Bogers, Ad J.J.C.: Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

Letter to the Editor

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: 28 December 2016

Letter to the Editor

Original Cardiovascular

Wengenmayer, Tobias; Stephan, Anna; Grundmann, Sebastian; Föll, Daniela; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Bode, Christoph; Geibel, Annette: Altered Regional Myocardial Mechanics in Transplanted Hearts: Influence of Time and Transplantation

Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

Gansera, Brigitte; Eichinger, Walter Benno; Gansera, Laura Sophie: From Surgical Responsibility to Abstract Ideology

Publication Date: 14 December 2016

Letter to the Editor

Stamm, Christof; Kempfert, Jörg; Falk, Volkmar: Re: “Two Minds with but a Single Thought …”

Reply to Letter to the Editor

Heinemann, Markus K.; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm: Reply by the Authors of the Original Article

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

Original Cardiovascular

Huenges, Katharina; Dreyer, Jan; Panholzer, Bernd; Grothusen, Christina; Renner, Jochen; Schäfer, Philipp; Freundt, Miriam; Schoeneich, Felix; Schöttler, Jan; Rahimi-Barfeh, Azizolah; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Iatrogenic Catheter-Induced Acute Aortic Dissection Type A after Coronary Angiography—A Retrospective Consecutive Case Series

Publication Date: 30 November 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Shaikh, Asad F.; Joseph, Susan M.; Lima, Brian; Hall, Shelley A.; Malyala, Rajasekhar; Rafael, Aldo E.; Gonzalez-Stawinski, Gonzalo V.; Chamogeorgakis, Themistokles: HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device Pump Exchange: A Single-Institution Experience

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 Cardiovascular

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: 29 September 2016

Publication Date: 16 September 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Lemaire, Anaïs; DiFilippo, Sylvie; Parienti, Jean-Jacques; Metton, Olivier; Mitchell, Julia; Hénaine, Roland; Ninet, Jean: Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: A 40 years' Experience Analysis

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: 12 September 2016

Short Communications

Fiorelli, Alfonso; Mazzella, Antonio; Accardo, Marina; Santini, Mario: Ultrasonic Technology for Management of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Publication Date: 05 September 2016

Letter to the Editor

Oncel, Murat; Sunam, Guven Sadi; Yıldıran, Huseyın: Training with Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

Original Thoracic

Hayes, Don; Kopp, Benjamin T.; Sheikh, Shahid I.; Shell, Richard D.; Paul, Grace R.; McConnell, Patrick I.; Tobias, Joseph D.; Tumin, Dmitry: Pretransplant Panel Reactive Antibodies and Lung Transplant Outcomes in Children

Publication Date: 01 September 2016

Invited Commentary

Short Communication

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

Publication Date: 30 August 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Reser, Diana; Walser, Roman; van Hemelrijk, Mathias; Holubec, Tomas; Weber, Alberto; Plass, André; Maisano, Francesco: Long-Term Outcomes after Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy

Original Thoracic

Ding, Hongdou; Shi, Jingyun; Zhou, Xiao; Xie, Dong; Song, Xiao; Yang, Yang; Liu, Zhongliu; Wang, Haifeng: Value of CT Characteristics in Predicting Invasiveness of Adenocarcinoma Presented as Pulmonary Ground-Glass Nodules

Original Thoracic

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

Short Communication

Publication Date: 12 August 2016

How to Do It

Original Cardiovascular

Baumbach, Hardy; Ahad, Samir; Rustenbach, Christian; Hill, Stephan; Schäufele, Tim; Wachter, Kristina; Franke, Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm: Conventional versus Transapical Aortic Valve Replacement: Is It Time for Shift in Indications?

Original Cardiovascular

Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Hartrumpf, Martin; Erb, Michael; Albes, Johannes M.: Hemodynamic Performance of Endovascular Valves as Valve-in-Valve in Small Stented Bioprosthesis

Original Thoracic

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

Short Communication

Zhong, Yonglong; Zhou, Yifan; Jiang, Lingyu; Lin, Hui; Li, Xiangwei; Wen, Zhaoke; Long, Xiaomao; Luo, Jinlong: Modified Transsubxiphoid Thoracoscopic Extended Thymectomy in Patients with Myasthenia Gravis

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

Short Communication

Rustenbach, Christian Jörg; Wachter, Kristina; Franke, Ulrich Friedrich Wilhelm; Baumbach, Hardy: Expanding Surgical Opportunities: Endoscopic Harvesting of the Vena Saphena Parva in Supine Position

Publication Date: 07 July 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Noack, Thilo; Emrich, Fabian; Kiefer, Philipp; Hoyer, Alexandro; Holzhey, David Michael; Davierwala, Piroze; Misfeld, Martin; Bakhtiary, Farhad; Seeburger, Joerg; Mohr, Friedrich-Wilhelm: Preoperative Predictors and Outcome of Triple Valve Surgery in 487 Consecutive Patients

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

Original Cardiovascular

Kottmaier, Marc; Hettich, Ina; Deutsch, Marcus-André; Badiu, Catalin; Krane, Markus; Lange, Ruediger; Bleiziffer, Sabine: Quality of Life and Anxiety in Younger Patients after Biological versus Mechanical Aortic Valve Replacement

Original Thoracic

Kirschbaum, Andreas; Waubke, Katharina; Pehl, Anika; Steinfeldt, Thorsten; Bartsch, Detlef K.: Suture or Stapling Are Superior in Comparison to Bipolar Sealing for Closing the Bronchi

Short Communication

Publication Date: 01 July 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 24 June 2016

Original Thoracic

Ewert, Franziska; Syed, Julia; Kern, Sonja; Besendörfer, Manuel; Carbon, Roman T.; Schulz-Drost, Stefan: Symptoms in Pectus Deformities: A Scoring System for Subjective Physical Complaints

Publication Date: 21 June 2016

Publication Date: 15 June 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Stock, Sina; Scharfschwerdt, Michael; Meyer-Saraei, Roza; Richardt, Doreen; Charitos, Efstratios I.; Sievers, Hans-Hinrich; Hanke, Thorsten: Does Undersizing of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Bioprostheses during Valve-in-Valve Implantation Avoid Coronary Obstruction? An In Vitro Study

Publication Date: 08 June 2016

Publication Date: 13 May 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Original Cardiovascular

Gatti, Giuseppe; Maschietto, Luca; Benussi, Bernardo; Dreas, Lorella; Forti, Gabriella; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Pappalardo, Aniello: Urgent Coronary Revascularization with Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafting: Is the Risk Justified?

Original Cardiovascular

Vos, Roemer J.; Jongbloed, Lisa; Sonker, Uday; Kloppenburg, Geoffrey T. L.: Titanium Plate Fixation versus Conventional Closure for Sternal Dehiscence after Cardiac Surgery

Original Thoracic

Emmert, Alexander; Franke, Robert; Brandes, Ivo Florian; Hinterthaner, Marc; Danner, Bernhard C.; Bauer, Martin; Bräuer, Anselm: Comparison of Conductive and Convective Warming in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial

Original Thoracic

Original Thoracic

Ried, Michael; Hnevkovsky, Stefanie; Neu, Reiner; von Süßkind-Schwendi, Marietta; Götz, Andrea; Hamer, Okka W.; Schalke, Berthold; Hofmann, Hans-Stefan: Impact of Surgical Evaluation of Additional Cine Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Advanced Thymoma with Infiltration of Adjacent Structures: The Thoracic Surgeon's View

Short Communication

Vodiskar, Janez; Kütting, Maximilian; Steinseifer, Ulrich; Vazquez-Jimenez, Jaime Francisco; Sonntag, Simon J.: Using 3D Physical Modeling to Plan Surgical Corrections of Complex Congenital Heart Defects

Publication Date: 05 May 2016

Original Thoracic

Gunay, Samil; Candan, Huseyin; Yılmaz, Rahsan; Eser, Irfan; Aydoğmus, Umit: The Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Rib Fractures

Original Thoracic

Luzzi, Luca; Marulli, Giuseppe; Solli, Piero; Cardillo, Giuseppe; Ghisalberti, Marco; Mammana, Marco; Carleo, Francesco; Spaggiari, Lorenzo; Rea, Federico: Long-Term Results and Prognostic Factors of Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Patients with Metastatic Transitional Cell Carcinoma

Original Thoracic

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: 25 April 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Akboga, Mehmet Kadri; Yayla, Cagri; Balci, Kevser Gulcihan; Ozeke, Ozcan; Maden, Orhan; Kisacik, Halil; Temizhan, Ahmet; Aydogdu, Sinan: Relationship between Serum Albumin Level and Monocyte-to-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Ratio with Saphenous Vein Graft Disease in Coronary Bypass

Original Cardiovascular

Berndt, Rouven; Panholzer, Bernd; Huenges, Katharina; Jussli-Melchers, Jill; Schoeneich, Felix; Friedrich, Christine; Hoffmann, Grischa; Cremer, Jochen; Haneya, Assad: Impact of Gender on Outcome in Octogenarians after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Original Cardiovascular

Leontyev, Sergey; Haag, Felix; Davierwala, Piroze M.; Lehmkuhl, Lukas; Borger, Michael A.; Etz, Christian D.; Misfeld, Martin; Gutberlet, Matthias; Mohr, Friedrich W.: Postoperative Changes in the Distal Residual Aorta after Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Impact of False Lumen Patency and Size of Descending Aorta

Original Thoracic

Evman, Serdar; Baysungur, Volkan; Alpay, Levent; Uskul, Bahadir; Misirlioglu, Aysun Kosif; Kanbur, Serda; Dogruyol, Talha: Management and Surgical Outcomes of Concurrent Tuberculosis and Lung Cancer

Publication Date: 18 April 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Loladze, Giorgi; Kuehnel, Ralf Uwe; Claus, Thomas; Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuepper, Frank; Pohl, Manfred; Albes, Johannes Maximilian: Double-Wire versus Single-Wire Sternal Closure in Obese Patients: a Randomized Prospective Study

Publication Date: 14 April 2016

Publication Date: 13 April 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Perrotta, Sossio; Jeppsson, Anders; Fröjd, Victoria; Svensson, Gunnar: Surgical Treatment for Infective Endocarditis: A Single-Centre Experience

Publication Date: 07 April 2016

Publication Date: 06 April 2016

How to do it

Tozzi, Piergiorgio; Pralong, Etienne; Gronchi, Fabrizio; Siniscalchi, Giuseppe: A New Combined Technique Reducing the Risk of Paraplegia during Thoracoabdominal Aorta Replacement

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

Original Thoracic

Original Thoracic

Lenz, Nils; Hirschburger, Markus; Roehrig, Rainer; Menges, Thilo; Mueller, Matthias; Padberg, Winfried; Mann, Valesco: Application of Continuous Wound-Infusion Catheters in Lung Transplantation: A Retrospective Data Analysis

Publication Date: 14 March 2016

Review Article

Boening, A.; Karck, M.; Conzelmann, L.O.; Easo, J.; Krüger, T.; Rylski, B.; Weigang, E.: German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A: Structure, Results, and Future Perspectives

Publication Date: 10 March 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Guclu, Orkut; Karahan, Oguz; Karabacak, Mustafa; Yuksel, Volkan; Huseyin, Serhat; Mavitas, Binali: Evaluation of Pericardial Fluid C-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Patients Undergoing Coronary Bypass Surgery

Original Thoracic

Dudek, Wojciech; Schreiner, Waldemar; Hohenberger, Werner; Klein, Peter; Sirbu, Horia: Forty-Two Years' Experience with Pulmonary Resections of Metastases from Colorectal Cancer

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

Original Cardiovascular

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

Original Thoracic

Nakamura, Haruhiko; Saji, Hisashi; Marushima, Hideki; Tagaya, Rie; Kimura, Hiroyuki; Takagi, Masayuki: Glucose Uptake Values in Positron Emission Tomography Are Useful to Predict Survival after Sublobar Resection for Lung Cancer

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

Original Cardiovascular

Stoliński, Jarosław; Plicner, Dariusz; Fijorek, Kamil; Grudzień, Grzegorz; Kruszec, Paweł; Andres, Janusz; Kapelak, Bogdan: Respiratory System Function in Patients after Aortic Valve Replacement through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy

Publication Date: 22 February 2016

Original Thoracic

Publication Date: 18 February 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Youssef, Marwan; Dünschede, Friedrich; El Beyrouti, Hazem; Salem, Ora; Vahl, Christian-Friedrich; Dorweiler, Bernhard: Endovascular Repair of Paravisceral Aortic Aneurysms Combining Chimney Grafts and the Nellix Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing Technology (Four-Vessel ChEVAS)

Review Article

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

Publication Date: 09 February 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Zhang, Yong; Wang, Zengwei; Fang, Minhua; Jin, Yan; Liu, Yu; Han, Jinsong; Wang, Huishan: Aortic Implantation for Anomalous Connection of the Coronary Artery to the Pulmonary Artery in Older Children and Adults

Publication Date: 28 January 2016

Original Cardiovascular

Choi, Min Suk; Cho, Yang Hyun; Kim, Wook Sung; Lee, Young Tak; Jeong, Dong Seop; Park, Pyo Won; Sung, Kiick: Favorable Outcomes of Open Surgical Repair for Blunt Aortic Injury in the Era of Endovascular Repair

Publication Date: 22 January 2016

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

Original Thoracic

Podgaetz, Eitan; Berger, Jonathan; Small, Joe; Garza, Rafael; Andrade, Rafael: Therapeutic Pneumoperitoneum: Relevant or Obsolete in 2015?

Original Thoracic

Yazicioglu, Alkin; Demirag, Funda; Alici, Ibrahim Onur; Yekeler, Erdal; Karaoglanoglu, Nurettin: Can Sericin Prove Useful as a Pleurodesis Agent or Tissue Glue?

Publication Date: 15 December 2015

Yun, Jae Kwang; Kim, Mi-Ae; Choi, Chang Min; Choi, Se Hoon; Kim, Yong-Hee; Kim, Dong Kwan; Park, Seung-Il; Kim, Hyeong Ryul: Surgical Outcomes after Pulmonary Resection for Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer with Localized Pleural Seeding First Detected during Surgery

Invited Commentary

Original Thoracic

Kirschbaum, Andreas; vom Hofe, Burkhardt; Pehl, Anika; Bartsch, Detlef K.: Double Bipolar Sealing of the Pulmonary Artery Improves the Bursting Pressures

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: 24 November 2015

Original Cardiovascular

Original Cardiovascular

Zhan, Botao; Hu, Zhipeng; Chen, Jiajun; Zhu, Rui; Zhao, Hua; Yang, Junbo; Zhang, Zengwang; Nie, Ronghua: KLF15 Overexpression Protects β-Aminopropionitrile–Induced Aortic Rupture in Rodent Model via Inhibiting Connective Tissue Growth Factor

Publication Date: 23 November 2015