DOI: 10.1055/s-00000085

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

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Publication Date: 09 June 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Gestrich, Christopher; Lagemann, Doreen; Duerr, Georg Daniel; Konrad, Nicole; Sinning, Jan-Malte; Mellert, Fritz: Surgical Revascularization of Chronically Occluded Coronary Arteries—What You See Is What You Get?

Publication Date: 06 June 2019

Others

Review Article

Reiss, Nils; Schmidt, Thomas; Langheim, Eike; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; Marx, Roger; Sindermann, Jürgen R.; Knoglinger, Ernst: Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation of LVAD Patients—Updated Recommendations from the Working Group of the German Society for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Cardiovascular Diseases

Publication Date: 28 May 2019

Original Thoracic

Zhai, Yirui; Hui, Zhouguang; Gao, Yushun; Liang, Jun; Zhou, Zongmei; Wang, Luhua; Feng, Qinfu: Debulking Surgery Plus Radiation: Treatment Choice for Unresectable Stage III Thymic Carcinoma

Publication Date: 15 May 2019

Erratum

Lo Torto, Federico; Turriziani, Gianmarco; Miraldi, Fabio; Carlesimo, Bruno; Ribuffo, Diego: Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants

Original Cardiovascular

Maier, Sven; Morlock, Julia; Benk, Christoph; Kari, Fabian Alexander; Siepe, Matthias; Beyersdorf, Friedhelm; Czerny, Martin; Rylski, Bartosz: Impact of Intermittent Functional Internal Iliac Artery Occlusion on Spinal Cord Blood Supply during TEVAR

Original Cardiovascular

Voss, Stephanie; Deutsch, Marcus-André; Schechtl, Johanna; Erlebach, Magdalena; Sideris, Konstantinos; Lange, Rüdiger; Bleiziffer, Sabine: Impact of a Two-Filter Cerebral Embolic Protection Device on the Complexity and Risk of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Publication Date: 01 May 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Ostovar, Roya; Schroeter, Filip; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Erb, Michael; Filip, Tomas; Claus, Thomas; Albes, Johannes M.: Endocarditis: An Ever Increasing Problem in Cardiac Surgery

Publication Date: 30 April 2019

How to Do It

Publication Date: 28 April 2019

Original Basic Science

Eghbalzadeh, Kaveh; Guschlbauer, Maria; Weber, Carolyn; Wacker, Max Theodor; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Djordjevic, Ilija; Sabashnikov, Anton; Maul, Alexandra; Sterner-Kock, Anja; Wahlers, Thorsten C.W.; Scherner, Maximilian; Wippermann, Jens: Experimental Studies for Small Diameter Grafts in an In Vivo Sheep Model—Techniques and Pitfalls

Publication Date: 25 April 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Koechlin, Luca; Rrahmani, Bejtush; Gahl, Brigitta; Berdajs, Denis; Grapow, Martin T.R.; Eckstein, Friedrich S.; Reuthebuch, Oliver: Microplegia versus Cardioplexol® in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Minimal Extracorporeal Circulation: Comparison of Two Cardioplegia Concepts

Review Article

Publication Date: 19 April 2019

Editor's Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Note

Letter to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Lo Torto, Federico; Turriziani, Gianmarco; Miraldi, Fabio; Carlesimo, Bruno; Ribuffo, Diego: Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants

Original Cardiovascular

Mashhour, Ahmed; Zhigalov, Konstantin; Mkalaluh, Sabreen; Szczechowicz, Marcin; Easo, Jerry; Eichstaedt, Harald C.; Weymann, Alexander: Outcome of a Modified Perceval Implantation Technique

Original Cardiovascular

Schlömicher, Markus; Bechtel, Matthias; Taghiyev, Zulfugar; Naraghi, Hamid; Haldenwang, Peter Lukas; Moustafine, Vadim; Strauch, Justus T.: Intermediate Outcomes after Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement in Multiple Valve Surgery

Reply to Letter to the Editor

Short Communications

Publication Date: 16 April 2019

Original Thoracic

Petrella, Francesco; Frassoni, Samuele; Bagnardi, Vincenzo; Casiraghi, Monica; Brambilla, Daniela; Diotti, Cristina; Spaggiari, Lorenzo: Surgical Treatment of Bilateral Lung Cancers: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors

Publication Date: 15 April 2019

Erratum

Härtel, J. A.; Müller, N.; Manunzio, U.; Manunzio, C.; De Marées, M.; Wolber, M.; Leibold, D.; Jung, T.; Breuer, J.; Herberg, U.: Erratum to: Physical Exercise Is Safe for Fontan Patients in Hypoxia

Publication Date: 04 April 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Filip, Tomas; Schröther, Filip; Haase, Robert; Rudolph, Nicol; Claus, Thomas; Albes, Johannes M.: Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Complications after Endoscopic or Surgical Saphenous Vein Harvesting

Original Cardiovascular

Salem, Mohamed; Mohammad, Baland; Huenges, Katharina; Friedrich, Christine; Panholzer, Bernd; Cremer, Jochen; Hanyea, Assad: Severe Calcification of the Ascending Aorta Detected Incidentally in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Publication Date: 01 April 2019

Original Thoracic

Liu, Yu-Wei; Chen, Hao-Wei; Lee, Jui-Ying; Chiang, Hung-Hsing; Li, Hsien-Pin; Chang, Po-Chih; Chou, Shah-Hwa: Is a Chest Tube Necessary after Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Mediastinal Tumor Resection?

Publication Date: 31 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Grieshaber, Philippe; Arneth, Borros; Steinsberger, Ferdinand; Niemann, Bernd; Oswald, Irina; Renz, Harald; Böning, Andreas: Influence of Left Atrial Appendage Amputation on Natriuretic Peptides—A Randomized Controlled Trial

Publication Date: 28 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Puehler, Thomas; Freitag-Wolf, Sandra; Friedrich, Christine; Salem, Mohamed; Renner, Jochen; Cremer, Joachim; Haneya, Assad: Outcomes of Patients after Implantation of the Pericardial All-Biological Valve No-React Aortic Conduit (BioIntegral) for Root Replacement in Complex Surgical Procedures

Original Thoracic

Sun, Weiyan; Zhang, Lei; Li, Zeyao; Chen, Donglai; Jiang, Gening; Hu, Jian; Chen, Chang: Feasibility Investigation of Ipsilateral Reoperations by Thoracoscopy for Major Lung Resection

Publication Date: 21 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Gotzmann, Max; Wilbring, Manuel; Charitos, Efstratios; Treede, Hendrik; Silaschi, Miriam: Hemodynamic Comparison of Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Valves with Conventional Bioprostheses

Publication Date: 14 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Estevez-Cid, Francisco; Serrano-Teruel, Maria E.; Fernandez-Rodriguez, Fernando; Bouzas-Mosquera, Alberto; Fernandez-Moreno, Mercedes; Dieguez-Garcia, Paula; Cuenca-Castillo, Jose J.; Bautista-Hernandez, Victor: Postoperative Plasma Mitochondrial DNA and Cytokine Profiles of Elderly Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement

Publication Date: 12 March 2019

Original Thoracic

Yeh, Shu-Wei; Yang, Mei-Chen; Chang, Yi-Wei; Hsu, Yu-Ting; Tzeng, I-Shiang; Cheng, Yeung-Leung: Improved Dynamics of Thoracic Cage and Exercise Capacity after Nuss Repair for Pectus Excavatum

Publication Date: 05 March 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Special Report

Calafiore, Antonio Maria; Pelini, Piero; Foschi, Massimilliano; Di Mauro, Michele: Intermittent Antegrade Warm Blood Cardioplegia: What Is Next?

Publication Date: 28 February 2019

Publication Date: 26 February 2019

Original Thoracic

Schreiner, Waldemar; Dudek, Wojciech; Rieker, Ralf Joachim; Lettmaier, Sebastian; Fietkau, Rainer; Sirbu, Horia: Major Pathologic Response after Induction Therapy Has a Long-Term Impact on Survival and Tumor Recurrence in Stage IIIA/B Locally Advanced NSCLC

Original Thoracic

Sezen, Celal Bugra; Kocaturk, Celalettin Ibrahim; Bilen, Salih; Kalafat, Cem Emrah; Cansever, Levent; Dincer, Seyyit Ibrahim; Bedirhan, Mehmet Ali: Long-Term Outcomes of Carinal Sleeve Resection in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Original Thoracic

Tamburini, Nicola; Maniscalco, Pio; Migliorelli, Andrea; Nigim, Fares; Quarantotto, Francesco; Maietti, Elisa; Cavallesco, Giorgio: Thymic Epithelial Tumors: Prognostic Significance and Relationship between Histology and the New TNM Staging System

Original Thoracic

Yoo, Gyeol; Shin, Jeonghwan; Rha, Eun Young; Jeong, Jin Yong; Lee, Jun; Noh, Giyong; Park, Soo Seog: Quadrangular Fixation of Pectus Bars to Prevent Displacement in Nuss Procedure

Publication Date: 11 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Grieshaber, Philippe; Möller, Sina; Arneth, Borros; Roth, Peter; Niemann, Bernd; Renz, Harald; Böning, Andreas: Predicting Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury Using a Combination of Clinical Risk Scores and Urinary Biomarkers

Original Cardiovascular

Porcedda, Giulio; Brambilla, Alice; Favilli, Silvia; Murzi, Bruno; Mirabile, Lorenzo; Baggi, Roberto; Arcieri, Luigi: Combined Surgical and Endoscopic Approach for Ring–Sling Complex

Publication Date: 09 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Original Cardiovascular

Puehler, Thomas; Zittermann, Armin; Dia, Mohamad; Emmel, Eric; Gercek, Mustafa; Börgermann, Jochen; Hakim-Meibodi, Kavous; Gummert, Jan: Off-pump Revascularization with Bilateral versus Single Mammary Arteries—A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 08 February 2019

Short Communication

Smelt, Jeremy; Pontiki, Antonia; Jahangiri, Marjan; Rhode, Kawal; Nair, Arjun; Bille, Andrea: Three-Dimensional Printing for Chest Wall Reconstruction in Thoracic Surgery: Building on Experience

Publication Date: 06 February 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Neumann, Anneke; Vöhringer, Luise; Fischer, Julia; Mustafi, Migdat; Schneider, Wilke; Krüger, Tobias; Schlensak, Christian: Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Acute Coronary Syndrome: Focus on Safety and Completeness of Revascularization

Short Communication

Cho, Jeong Su; Ahn, Hyo Yeong; Kim, Yeong Dae; I., Hoseok; Eom, Jung Seop: Applying Fibrin Glue under Pleurography for Intractable Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax

Short Communication

Gorki, Hagen; Nakamura, Julia; Kunert, Andreas; Hoenicka, Markus; Liebold, Andreas: Pericardial fluids or Cardiopulmonary Bypass—Is There a Major Culprit for Changes in Coagulation and Inflammation?

Publication Date: 22 January 2019

How To Do It

Yamagata, Yukinori; Saito, Kazuyuki; Hirano, Kosuke; Oya, Masatoshi: Laparoscopic Transhiatal Thoracic Duct Ligation for Chylothorax after Esophagectomy

Original Cardiovascular

Hartrumpf, Martin; Kuehnel, Ralf-Uwe; Schroeter, Filip; Haase, Robert; Laux, Magdalena L.; Ostovar, Roya; Albes, Johannes M.: Clinical Short-Term Outcome and Hemodynamic Comparison of Six Contemporary Bovine Aortic Valve Prostheses

Original Cardiovascular

Hu, Jie; Wang, Qian; Tong, Zhirong; Shen, Juanya; Liu, Jinlong; Sun, Yanjun; Zhang, Haibo: Influence of Offset on Hemodynamics of Intra-atrial Conduit Fontan's Procedure and Its Clinical Implications

Original Cardiovascular

Kimura, Fumiaki; Kadohama, Takayuki; Kitahara, Hiroto; Ise, Hayato; Nakanishi, Sentaro; Akasaka, Nobuyuki; Kamiya, Hiroyuki: Serum Neuron-Specific Enolase Level as Predictor of Neurologic Outcome after Aortic Surgery

Publication Date: 11 January 2019

How to Do It

Publication Date: 04 January 2019

Editorial

Original Cardiovascular

Amorim, Paulo A.; Diab, Mahmoud; Walther, Mario; Färber, Gloria; Hagendorff, Andreas; Bonow, Robert O.; Doenst, Torsten: Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch

Original Cardiovascular

Schulz, Antonia; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Cho, Mi-Young; Böttcher, Wolfgang; Miera, Oliver; Redlin, Mathias; Ovroutski, Stanislav; Photiadis, Joachim: Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding before Norwood Procedure: Survival of High-Risk Patients

Publication Date: 02 January 2019

Original Cardiovascular

Murin, Peter; Boettcher, Wolfgang; Ozaki, Shinichi; Wloch, Alexa; Cho, Mi-Young; Redlin, Mathias; Miera, Oliver; Sinzobahamvya, Nicodème; Photiadis, Joachim: Asanguineous Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Infants: Impact on Postoperative Mortality and Morbidity

Publication Date: 26 December 2018

Original Thoracic

Smelt, Jeremy; Martin, Fionna; Al-Sahaf, May; Simon, Natalie; King, Juliet; Veres, Lukacs; Bille, Andrea; Pilling, John; Routledge, Tom; Harrison-Phipps, Karen: Retrospective Observational Study into the Early Causes of Death Following Surgery for NSCLC

Publication Date: 20 December 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Koshty, Ahmed; Bork, Magdalena; Böning, Andreas; Gündüz, Dursun; Pleger, Sebastian Paul: Coronary Artery Disease as a Relevant Risk Factor in Screening of Abdominal Aortic Ectasia and Aneurysm

Publication Date: 30 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Kaartama, Tuukka; Nozohoor, Shahab; Johansson, Malin; Sjögren, Johan; Timane, Pedro; Ragnarsson, Sigurdur: Difference in Outcome Following Surgery for Native Aortic and Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis

Publication Date: 29 November 2018

Editor's Commentary

Heinemann, Markus K.: Editor's Commentary

Original Cardiovascular

Lorusso, Roberto; Folliguet, Thierry; Shrestha, Malakh; Meuris, Bart; Kappetein, Arie Pieter; Roselli, Eric; Klersy, Catherine; Nozza, Michele; Verhees, Luc; Larracas, Cristina; Goisis, Giovanni; Fischlein, Theodor: Sutureless versus Stented Bioprostheses for Aortic Valve Replacement: The Randomized PERSIST-AVR Study Design

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 28 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Akhyari, Payam; Aubin, Hug; Lühr, Maximilian; Rastan, Ardawan Julian; Beckmann, Andreas; Misfeld, Martin; on behalf of the Working Group Aortic Valve Surgery and the Board of Directors of the German Society for Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery: Evaluation of Strategies in the Management of Infective Aortic Valve Endocarditis at German Cardiac Surgical Departments

Original Cardiovascular

Machado, Mauricio Nassau; Rodrigues, Fernando Bruetto; Grigolo, Ingrid Hellen; Sabbag, Amália Tieco Rocha; Silva, Osvaldo Lourenço; Maia, Lilia Nigro; Nakazone, Marcelo Arruda: Early Prognostic Value of High-Sensitivity Troponin T after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting

Original Cardiovascular

Tkebuchava, Sophie; Tasar, Raphael; Lehmann, Thomas; Faerber, Gloria; Diab, Mahmoud; Breuer, Martin; Franke, Ulrich; Kirov, Hristo; Gummert, Jan; Lichtenberg, Artur; Wahlers, Thorsten; Doenst, Torsten: Predictors of Outcome for Aortic Valve Reimplantation Including the Surgeon—A Single-Center Experience

Publication Date: 20 November 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Dudenhöffer, Daniel W.; Laschke, Matthias W.; Giebels, Christian; Karliova, Irem; Schneider, Ulrich; Menger, Michael D.; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim: In Vivo Biocompatibility of a Novel Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene Suture for Annuloplasty

Review

Petricevic, Mate; Knezevic, Jadranka; Samoukovic, Gordan; Bradaric, Bozena; Safradin, Ivica; Mestrovic, Marija; Papestiev, Vasil; Hodalin, Alen; Madzar, Tomislav; Mihalj, Mario; Rotim, Ante; Biocina, Bojan: Diagnosis and Management of Acquired von Willebrand Disease in Heart Disease: A Review of the Literature

Publication Date: 16 November 2018

Invited Commentary

Original Basic Science

Tolkmitt, Konstantin J.; Simsekyilmaz, Sakine; Schipke, Julia; Mühlfeld, Christian; Preissner, Klaus T.; Böning, Andreas: Influence of Medication-Induced Preconditioning or Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on the Intrinsic Vascular Extracellular RNA/Ribonuclease System in Cardioprotection

Original Cardiovascular

Guenzinger, Ralf; Lange, Ruediger S.; Rieß, Friedrich-Christian; Hanke, Thorsten; Bischoff, Nicolas; Obadia, Jean-Francois; Sahar, Gideon; Bitran, Dani; Roberts, Harold; Li, Shuzhen; Bolling, Steven F.: Six-Month Performance of a 3-Dimensional Annuloplasty Ring for Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation

Publication Date: 02 November 2018

Original Thoracic

Tezel, Cagatay; Dogruyol, Talha; Alpay, Levent; Akyıl, Mustafa; Evman, Serdar; Metin, Serda; Baysungur, Volkan; Yalcinkaya, Irfan: Prognostic Importance of the Lymph Node Factor in Surgically Resected non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Short Communication

Publication Date: 31 October 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Fleißner, Felix; Salman, Jawad; Naqizadah, Jamshid; Avsar, Murat; Meier, Julia; Warnecke, Gregor; Kühn, Christian; Cebotari, Serghei; Ziesing, Stefan; Haverich, Axel; Tudorache, Igor: Minimally Invasive Surgery in Mitral Valve Endocarditis

Original Thoracic

Kavurmaci, Önder; Ozdil, Ali; Akçam, Tevfik Ilker; Ergonul, Ayse Gul; Turhan, Kutsal; Cakan, Alpaslan; Cagirici, Ufuk: Association of Daily Step Count with the Prolonged Air Leak in Thoracic Surgery Patients

Publication Date: 23 October 2018

Original Basic Science

Arif, Rawa; Franz, Maximilian; Remes, Anca; Zaradzki, Marcin; Hecker, Markus; Karck, Matthias; Müller, Oliver J.; Kallenbach, Klaus; Wagner, Andreas H.: Reduction of Transplant Vasculopathy by Intraoperative Nucleic Acid-based Therapy in a Mouse Aortic Allograft Model

Publication Date: 09 October 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Publication Date: 08 October 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Bin Mahmood, Syed Usman; Nguemeni Tiako, Max Jordan; Mori, Makoto; Elefteriades, John A.; Bonde, Pramod; Geirsson, Arnar; Yun, James J.: Isolated Tricuspid Valvectomy: A Series of cases with Intravenous Drug Abuse Associated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis

Original Cardiovascular

Stock, Sina; Scharfschwerdt, Michael; Warnecke, Rebecca Janina; Richardt, Doreen; Tsvelodub, Stanislav; Sievers, Hans-Hinrich: New Device for the Treatment of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Proof of Concept in an In Vitro Model

Publication Date: 28 September 2018

Original Thoracic

Cohen, Charlotte; Pop, Daniel; Icard, Philippe; Berthet, Jean-Philippe; Venissac, Nicolas; Mouroux, Jérome: Is There a Place for Thoracoscopic Enucleation of Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors?

Original Thoracic

Özdil, Ali; Tekneci, Ahmet Kayahan; Dökümcü, Zafer; Divarcı, Emre; Keçeci, Burçin; Sezak, Murat; Çakan, Alpaslan; Çağırıcı, Ufuk: Pulmonary Metastasectomy of Sarcoma: Is the Ratio of Surgical Margin to Nodule Size a Prognostic Factor?

Publication Date: 22 September 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Lescan, Mario; Andic, Mateja; Krüger, Tobias; Ivosevic, Vedran; Schlensak, Christian: Hybrid Off-pump Second-Stage Aortic Arch Repair after Type A Dissection

Publication Date: 15 September 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Jussli-Melchers, Jill; Panholzer, Bernd; Friedrich, Christine; Broch, Ole; Huenges, Katharina; Cremer, Joachim; Haneya, Assad: Mid- and Long-Term Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Patients Aged 70 Years and Older: A Single-Center Experience

Original Cardiovascular

Saha, Shekhar; Varghese, Sam; Ahmad, Ammar Al; Jebran, Ahmad Fawad; Waezi, Narges; Niehaus, Heidi; Baraki, Hassina; Kutschka, Ingo: Complex Valve Surgery in Elderly Patients: Increasingly Necessary and Surprisingly Feasible

Publication Date: 14 September 2018

Original Thoracic

Grimminger, P. P.; Tagkalos, E.; Hadzijusufovic, E.; Corvinus, F.; Babic, B.; Lang, H.: Change from Hybrid to Fully Minimally Invasive and Robotic Esophagectomy is Possible without Compromises

Original Thoracic

Yang, HongJun; Kang, Jianjie; Zhang, Shufen; Peng, Kairun; Deng, Bingmei; Cheng, Biao: CT-Guided Chemical Thoracic Sympathectomy versus Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection for Palmar Hyperhidrosis

Publication Date: 07 September 2018

Original Cardiovascular

Diab, Mahmoud; Färber, Gloria; Sponholz, Christoph; Tasar, Raphael; Lehmann, Thomas; Tkebuchava, Sophie; Franz, Marcus; Doenst, Torsten: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting using Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries through a Left-Sided Minithoracotomy: A Single-Center Starting Experience