Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

(The TQCC of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon is 0. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Extensive Aortic Replacement using “Elephant Trunk” Prosthesis479
Left Ventricular Aneurysm: A New Surgical Approach372
Direct Myocardial Revascularization without Cardiopulmonary Bypass92
Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Cardiac Surgery Outcome88
Oral Sotalol Reduces the Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery82
Mortality and Worsening of Prognostic Profile During Waiting Time for Valve Replacement in Aortic Stenosis77
Clinical Evaluation of a New Bifurcated Dynamic Airway Stent: a 5-year Experience with 135 Patients67
Congenital Coronary Artery Fistula in Infancy and Childhood: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aspects64
Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2011: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery57
Improved Lung Preservation using Euro-Collins Solution for Flush-perfusion56
The Urgent Pulmonary Embolectomy: Mechanical Resuscitation in the Operating Theatre Determines the Outcome55
Prevention of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias After Non-Cardiac Thoracic Surgery by Infusion of Magnesium Sulfate52
German Heart Surgery Report 2018: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery48
German Heart Surgery Report 2019: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery47
Instillation of Fibrinolytic Enzymes in the Treatment of Pleural Empyema46
Predictors of Homologous Blood Transfusion for Patients Undergoing Open Heart Surgery45
Beneficial Effects of Vasopressors on Right Ventricular Function in Experimental Acute Right Ventricular Failure in a Rabbit Model45
Treatment of Postsurgical Chylothorax with Fibrin Glue43
Surgery for Tricuspid Insufficiency: Long-Term Follow-Up After De Vega Annuloplasty42
Impedance Spectroscopy: a Method for Surveillance of Ischemia Tolerance of the Heart42
Autotransfusion of Drained Mediastinal Blood after Cardiac Surgery: a Reappraisal41
Comparison of Virtual and Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy40
“Fresh”, Antibiotic Sterilized Aortic Homografts in Extracardiac Valved Conduits. Long-term Results39
Intraaortic Balloon Pumping in Patients with Right Ventricular Insufficiency after Cardiac Surgery: Parameters to Predict Failure of IABP Support39
Multiple System Organ Failure after Open Heart Surgery in Infants and Children39
Surgical Management of Late Esophageal Perforation37
Trauma Metabolism and the Heart: Studies of Heart and Leg Amino Acid Flux After Cardiac Surgery37
Contribution to the Development of the Heart* - Part I: Normal Development37
A New Method of Myocardial Revascularization by Laser37
Surgical Therapy of Fulminant Pulmonary Embolism: Early and Late Results35
Epicardial versus Transvenous Left Ventricular Lead Placement in Patients Receiving Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy: Results from a Randomized Prospective Study35
Bronchogenic Cancer in the Elderly: Operative Risk and Long-Term Prognosis35
Clinical Evaluation of Hypothermic Ventricular Fibrillation, Multi-Dose Blood Cardioplegia, and Single-Dose Bretschneider Cardioplegia in Coronary Surgery34
Results of Surgical Treatment in Patients with Stage IIIA Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer33
Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2007: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery33
Long Term Performance of 580 Homograft and Autograft Valves: Used for Aortic Valve Replacement33
Comparison of the Early Results of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting With and Without Extracorporeal Circulation33
In Vivo Assessment of Neovascularization and Incorporation of Prosthetic Vascular Biografts33
Intraoperative Somatosensorv Evoked Potentials as a Prognostic Factor of Neurologie State after Carotid Endarterectomy33
Composite Graft Replacement of the Aortic Root in 335 Patients with Aneurysm or Dissection32
Right Ventricular Outflow Reconstruction with Aortic Homograft Conduit: Analysis of the Long-term Results32
Multiple Primary Lung Cancers32
Protection of the Ischemic Skeletal Muscle32
Multiple Electrode Aggregometry for the Assessment of Acquired Platelet Dysfunctions during Extracorporeal Circulation31
Pathology of Active Infective Endocarditis: A Necropsy Analysis of 192 Patients31
Coronary Artery and Aortic Valve Disease as a Long-Term Sequel of Mediastinal and Thoracic Irradiation30
Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2008. A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery30
Altered Levels of mRNA of Apoptosis-Mediating Genes After Mid-Term Mechanical Ventricular Support in Dilative Cardiomyopathy - First Results of the Halle Assist Induced Recovery Study (HAIR)30
Inadequate Flow After Internal Mammary-Coronary Artery Anastomoses30
Impact of Lymphatic Vessels on the Heart29
German Heart Surgery Report 2015: The Annual Updated Registry of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery29
Management of Lung Metastases from Colorectal Cancer: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery versus Thoracotomy—A Case-Matched Study29
German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA) – Lessons Learned from the Registry29
Simultaneous Operation for Hydatid Cyst of Right Lung and Liver29
Videothoracoscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma with Associated Pleural Effusions29
Clinical Risk Factors for Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation among Patients after Cardiac Surgery28
Escape of a Leaflet from a St. Jude Medical Prosthesis in the Mitral Position27
Sleeve Lobectomy: An Alternative to Pneumonectomy in the Treatment of Bronchial Carcinoma27
Mannitol and Cardiac Surgery27
Fever, Leucocytosis and Infection after Open Heart Surgery. A Log-linear Regression Analysis of 115 Cases27
Hemodynamically Significant Anomalies of the Coronary Arteries. Surgical Aspects27
Current Practice of Peri- and Postoperative Antibiotic Therapy in Cardiac Surgery in Germany27
Coronary Bypass Grafting Without Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Technical Considerations, Clinical Results, and Follow-up27
Biomechanics of Aortic Rupture at Classical Location in Traffic Accidents27
Transaxillary Approach for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Results of Surgery27
Tracheal Resection - State of the Art26
Calcium Antagonists and Myocardial Protection: Diltiazem during Cardioplegic Arrest*26
Changes of Leukocyte Subsets in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Cardiopulmonary Bypass Versus ‘Off-pump’ techniques26
Recurrent Pleural Effusion: Who Benefits from a Tunneled Pleural Catheter?26
Long-Term Results of Surgical Management of Pulmonary Metastases from Renal Cell Carcinoma25
Determinants of Prognosis in 300 Episodes of Infective Endocarditis25
Secretion of Soluble ST2 – Possible Explanation for Systemic Immunosuppression after Heart Surgery25
Parenchyma-Sparing Bronchial Sleeve Resections in Trauma, Benign and Malign Diseases25
New Bioabsorbable Pledgets and Non-woven Fabrics Made from Polyglycolide (PGA) for Pulmonary Surgery: Clinical Experience25
Improvement of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Staging by Means of Positron Emission Tomography25
Criteria of Functional Operability in Patients with Bronchial Carcinoma : Preoperative Assessment of Risk and Prediction of Postoperative Function*24
Surgical Resection and Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Small Cell Carcinoma24
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair After Renal Transplantation with Extracorporeal Bypass24
Is Local Anesthesia the Optimum Strategy in Retrograde Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis24
Effects of Pulsatile and Nonpulsatile Perfusion Mode During Extracorporeal Circulation - a Comparative Clinical Study23
Early and Late Results after Surgery for Massive Pulmonary Embolism23
Meta-analysis of Valve-in-Valve Transcatheter versus Redo Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement23
Predictors for Biventricular Repair in Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum23
Mitral Insufficiency Caused by Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Requiring Valve Replacement: Three Case Reports and a Review of the Literature23
A Randomized Study of Neuropsychological Function in Patients Undergoing Coronary Bypass Surgery23
Simultaneous Carotid Endarterectomy and Cardiac Surgery - Additional Risk Factor or Safety Procedure?22
Change from Hybrid to Fully Minimally Invasive and Robotic Esophagectomy is Possible without Compromises22
Long-Term Experience with Pericardiectomy: Analysis of 105 Consecutive Patients22
The Hydatid Cyst of the Lung in Children and Results of Surgical Treatment22
Atherosclerosis of the Internal Mammary Artery, Histopathological Analysis and Implications on its Results in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery22
A Suspension of Fibrin Glue and Antibiotic for Local Treatment of Myocotic Aneurysms in Endocarditis - An Experimental Study22
Influence of Different Harvesting Techniques on the Arterial Wall of the Internal Mammary Artery Graft: Microscopic Analysis22
Is Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Suitable for Resection of Primary Lung Cancer?22
Percutaneous Dilatational Tracheostomy: Results and Long-Term Outcome of Critically Ill Patients Following Cardiac Surgery22
Ten Years Electrophysiologically Guided Direct Operations For Malignant Ischemic Ventricular Tachycardia - Results21
Morphology of Healing in Vascular Prostheses21
Contribution to the Development of the Heart - Part II: Morphogenesis of Congenital Heart Disease21
The Role of Protein C as an Inhibitor of Blood Clotting During Extracorporeal Circulation21
Bosentan Effects on Hemodynamics and Clinical Outcome in Heart Failure Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation21
The Role of Residual Tumor Resection in the Management of Nonseminomatous Germ Cell Cancer of Testicular Origin21
Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization Combined with Intramyocardial Endothelial Progenitor Cell Transplantation in Patients with Intractable Ischemic Heart Disease Ineligible for Conventional Revasc20
Carinal Reconstruction Under Veno-Venous Bypass Using a Percutaneous Cardiopulmonary Bypass System20
Long-Term Results of the Gamma-Irradiation-Preserved Homograft Monocusp for Transannular Reconstruction of the Right-Ventricular Outflow Tract in Tetralogy of Fallot20
Esophago-pericardial Fistula - A Case Report and Review of the Literature20
Surgical Closure of Atrial Septal Defect in Patients Older than 30 Years: Risk Factors for Late Death from Arrhythmia or Heart Failure20
Comparison between Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score (SOFA) and Cardiac Surgery Score (CASUS) for Mortality Prediction after Cardiac Surgery20
Protective Effects of Ischemic Preconditioning on Lung Ischemia Reperfusion Injury: an In-Vivo Rabbit Study20
Novadaq SpyTM Intraoperative Imaging System - Current Status20
Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis20
Late Cataclysmic Hemorrhage from the Innominate Artery after Tracheostomy20
Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure is Superior to Primary Rewiring in Patients with Deep Sternal Wound Infection20
Sarcoma of the Lung in a Pacemaker Pocket - Simple Coincidence or Oncotaxis?20
Matched Comparison of Two Different Biological Prostheses for Complete Supra-annular Aortic Valve Replacement20
Is Electrocautery Safe for Internal Mammary Artery (IMA) Mobilization? A Study using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)19
Intravenous Leiomyomatosis Extending into the Right Ventricle: One-Stage Radical Excision during Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest19
Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery - Indications, Results, Complications, and Contraindications19
Lung Adenocarcinoma Invasiveness Risk in Pure Ground-Glass Opacity Lung Nodules Smaller than 2 cm19
Double-chambered Right Ventricle: Surgical Experience and Anatomical Considerations19
Effects of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin on Autologous Blood Donation before Open Heart Surgery19
Surgery for Pulmonary Aspergilloma and Pleural Aspergillosis19
Malalignment of the Interventricular Septum with Atrioventricular Septal Defect: Its Implications Concerning Conduction Tissue Disposition19
Surgical Management of Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Elderly Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Retrospective Study of 107 Cases19
Blood Conservation in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Prediction with Assistance of a Computer Model19
Advances in Vascular Endoscopy19
Hemodynamic Performance of the PRIMATMEdwards Stentless Aortic Xenograft: Early Results of a Multicenter Clinical Trial18
Autologous Blood Patch Pleurodesis in the Management of Prolonged Air Leak18
Asymptomatic Myocardial Abscess18
Long-term Surgical Outcome in Patients with Lung Cancer and Coexisting Severe COPD18
Pericardial Trauma and Adhesions in Relation to Reoperative Cardiac Surgery18
Primary Tissue Failure of Bioprostheses: New Evidence from In Vitro Tests*18
Obstruction of the St. Jude Medical Valve - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Values of Cineradiography18
Tracheobronchial Rupture after Emergency Intubation18
Progress in the Surgical Treatment of Ventricular Septal Defect: An Analysis of a Twelve Years' Experience*17
Intraaortic Balloon Pumping in the Treatment of Low Cardiac Output Following Open Heart Surgery - Immediate Results and Long-term Prognosis17
Myocardial Energy Metabolism during Mitral Valve Replacement17
Decortication of the Lung17
Effectiveness of Robotic Lobectomy—Outcome and Learning Curve in a High Volume Center17
Low-Dose Anticoagulant Management of Patients with St. Jude Medical Mechanical Valve Prostheses17
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Type II: Perioperative Management Using Danaparoid in a Coronary Artery Bypass Patient with Renal Failure17
De Vega's Tricuspid Annuloplasty: Analysis of 195 Patients17
Cardiac Retransplantation in Adults: An Evidence-Based Systematic Review17
From a Synthetic, Microporous, Compliant, Biodegradable Small-Caliber Vascular Graft to a New Artery17
Endurance and Performance of Two Different Concepts for Left Ventricular Stimulation with Bipolar Epicardial Leads in Long-Term Follow-Up17
Relocation of the Internal Mammary Artery Graft in a Case of Coronary-Subclavian Steal17
Thromboembolic and Bleeding Events in COVID-19 Patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation17
Results after Surgery in Stage-I Bronchogenic Carcinoma17
Primary Angiosarcoma of the Heart17
Recovery from Giant Cell Myocarditis with ECMO Support and Utilisation of Polyclonal Antithymocyte Globulin: A Case Report17
Activated Clotting Time, Anticoagulation, Use of Heparin, and Thrombin Activation during Extra-corporeal Circulation: Changes under Aprotinin Therapy17
Clinical and Hemodynamic Significance of Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery16
Cardiac Echinococcosis and Systemic Embolism. Report of a Case16
Effects of Dexamethason on the Early Postoperative Course after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery16
Long-Term Survival After Repetitive Surgery for Malignant Hemangiopericytoma of the Lung with Subsequent Systemic Metastases: Case Report and Review of the Literature16
Surgical Aspects of Typical Subaortic and Atypical Midventricular Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy (HOCM)*16
Surgery for Active Infective Endocarditis16
Morphologic Studies in Saphenous Vein Grafts for Aorto-coronary Bypass Surgery Part I: Morphology of the Graft Using Ordinary Surgical Preparation Techniques16
Permanent Epicardial and Transvenous Single- and Dual-Chamber Cardiac Pacing in Children16
Resection of a Heart Tumor using Autotransplantation16
Sutureless Valve Implantation via Mini J-Sternotomy: A Single Center Experience with 2 Years Mean Follow-up16
Mitral Valve Replacement and Splenectomy in a Patient with Chronic Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura16
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Postcardiotomy Pediatric Patients—15 Years of Experience Outside Europe and North America16
Benefits and Risks of Prophylactic Cerebrospinal Fluid Catheter and Evoked Potential Monitoring in Symptomatic Spinal Cord Ischemia Low-Risk Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair16
Results of Surgical Treatment in Patients with Stage IIIB Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer16
Preconditioning Enhances Myocardial Protection in Patients Undergoing Open Heart Surgery16
Anastomotic Pseudoaneurysm after Aorto-coronary Bypass Grafting16
Mechanical Support - Benefits and Risks16
Empyema after Pneumonectomy - Empyema Window or Thoracoplasty?16
Completion Pneumonectomy: Experience with 47 Cases15
Myocardial Temperatures in Clinical Cardioplegia15
Primary Sternal Tuberculosis Treated by Resection and Reconstruction15
Anomalous Origin of Right Coronary Artery from Left Coronary Sinus: Surgical Management and Clinical Result15
Surgical Treatment of Multiple Primary Adenocarcinomas of the Lung15
Gender-Specific Remodeling in Atrial Fibrillation?15
Primary Pulmonary-Artery Sarcoma15
Natural Course of Spontaneous Pneumothorax without Bullae or Blebs under High-Resolution Computed Tomography15
Thymolipoma – A Rare, Benign Tumor of the Thymus Gland: Two Case Reports and Review of the Literature15
The Surgical Treatment of Spontaneous Pneumothorax by Video-Thoracoscopy15
Factors Affecting Morbidity and Mortality in Flail Chest: Comparison of Anterior and Lateral Location15
Effectiveness of Different Anticalcification Treatments for Stentless Aortic Bioprostheses15
Evaluation of Hemodynamics in Infants and Small Babies after Open Heart Surgery15
Cardiac Valve Replacement in Patients Over 75 Years of Age15
Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary and Pleuro-Pulmonary Aspergillus Disease15
Primary Cardiac Tumours - Operative Treatment of 20 Patients15
Diagnosis and Treatment of Carotid Body Tumors15
Hemodynamic Results and Mid-term Follow-up of 850 19 to 23 mm Perimount Magna Ease Valves15
Effects of Trehalose in Preservation of Canine Lung for Transplants15
Replacement of Mitral Valve Chordae with Autologous Pericardium in Dogs15
The Ischaemic Leg: a Long-Term Follow-Up with Special Reference to the Predictive Value of the Systolic Digital Blood Pressure - Part I: no Arterial Reconstruction15
Heart and Mitochondria: Pathophysiology and Implications for Cardiac Surgeons15
Surgical Treatment of Aneurysms of the Ascending Aorta: Early Experience with the Sinus-shaped Composite Dacron Graft14
Lipomatous Hypertrophy of Interatrial Septum Presenting as Recurring Pericardial Effusion and Mistaken for Constrictive Pericarditis14
MTA1: A Prognosis Indicator of Postoperative Patients with Esophageal Carcinoma14
Ten Years' Experience in Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Early Stage Lung Cancer14
Comparison of Porcine Biological Valves with Pericardial Valves - a 12-Year Clinical Experience with 1123 Bio-Prostheses14
Plasma Levels of Selectins and Interleukins in Cardiovascular Surgery Using Cardiopulmonary Bypass14
Diagnostic Value of Procalcitonin: the Influence of Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Aprotinin, SIRS, and Sepsis14
Diaphragmatic Injuries: A Surgical Challenge. Report of Forty-one Cases14
Eversion Endarteriectomy of the Internal Carotid Artery14
Early Autologous Blood-Patch Pleurodesis versus Conservative Management for Treatment of Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax14
Isolated aortic valve replacement in patients with small aortic annulus – a high risk group on long-term follow-up with a total of 1066 patient-years14
Prospective Study on Perioperative Risks and Functional Results in Bronchial and Bronchovascular Sleeve Resections14
Decortication in Chronic Pleural Empyema. Investigation of Lung Function Based on Perfusion Scintigraphy14
An Experimental Comparison of Suture Materials for Tracheal and Bronchial Anastomoses14
Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Examination Reverses Therapeutic Decision from Percutaneous Intervention to a Surgical Approach in Patients with Alterations of the Left Main Stem14
Fatal Iatrogenic Exsanguination from Pleural Drain Insertion into the Inferior Cava14
Daily-Mean-SOFA, a New Derivative to Increase Accuracy of Mortality Prediction in Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Units14
Cardiac Rhythm and Conduction after Two-stage Anatomic Correction of Simple Transposition of the Great Arteries13
Spinal Cord Injury following Surgery for Acute Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta13
Reduction of Thrombogenicity in Small-diameter Vascular Prostheses Seeded with Autologous Endothelial Cells13
Thoracoscopic Repair of Diaphragmatic Hernia13
Post-Perfusion Syndrome and Disturbed Microcirculation After Cardiac Surgery: the Role of Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme Inhibitors13
Incidence and Risk Factors for Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction after the Arterial Switch Operation13
Prasugrel Increases the Need for Platelet Transfusions and Surgical Reexploration Rates Compared with Clopidogrel in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery13
Reproducibility of Assessment of Left-Ventricular Function using Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography13
Seven Years of Experience with the Centrifugal Pump in Patients with Cardiogenic Shock13
The Coronary Subclavian Steal Syndrome: An Uncommon Sequel to Internal Mammary-Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery13
Rate of Paraplegia and Mortality in Elective Descending and Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair in the Modern Surgical Era13
The Removal of Sewing Needles from Two Children's Hearts13
Periventricular Closure of a Perimembranous VSD: Treatment Option in Selected Patients13
Preoperative Platelet Inhibition with ASA Does Not Influence Postoperative Blood Loss Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting13
Surgical Correction of Pectus Excavatum. How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Going?13
Endofinger for Tactile Localization of Pulmonary Nodules during Thoracoscopic Resection13
Mediastinal Perforation and Contralateral Hemothorax by a Chest Tube13
Impact of Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography on Cardiac Surgery12
Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy to Facilitate Transfusion-Free Congenital Heart Surgery in Neonates and Infants12
Predicting Cardiac Surgery-Associated Acute Kidney Injury Using a Combination of Clinical Risk Scores and Urinary Biomarkers12
Does Rhythm Recover after Pacemaker Implantation for Atrioventricular Conduction Disorder after Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement?12
Surgical Treatment of Coronary Aneurysm Developed after PTCA12
Coronary Artery Fistula as Source of Pulmonary Circulation in Pulmonary Atresia with Ventricular Septal Defect12
Determination of Central Blood Volume and Extravascular Lung Water12
Pros and Cons of Surgery of the Left Ventricular Aneurysm - A Review12
National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthesia Plans: Bridging the Cardiac Surgery Gap12
A Simple Way to Decompress the Left Ventricle during Venoarterial Bypass12
Prosthetic Graft Infections: A Review of 720 Arterial Prosthetic Reconstructions12
A New Approach for Aortocaval Fistula from Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm12
Characteristic Differences between Patients Who Have Undergone Surgical Treatment for Lung Metastasis or Hepatic Metastasis From Colorectal Cancer12
Morphologic Studies in Saphenous Vein Grafts for Aorto-coronary Bypass Surgery Part II: Influence of a Pressure-limited Graft Dilation12
Thermocardiography – A Method for Continuous Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion Dynamics in the Exposed Animal and Human Heart12
Intrapleural Bupivacaine for Early Post-Thoracotomy Analgesia - Comparison with Bupivacaine Intercostal Block and Cryofreezing12
Clinical Experience with a New Collagen-coated Dacron Double-velour Prosthesis12
Funnel Chest Correction by Use of AO Implants and Instruments12
Comparison of Postoperative Pain after Different Thoracic Surgery Approaches as Measured by Electrical Stimulation12
Use of the Left Infernal Thoracic Artery to Correct a Left Main Coronary Atresia12
Thrombolytic Therapy in Fulminant Pulmonary Thromboembolism12
Thoracoscopic Removal of Middle Mediastinal Schwannoma Originating from Recurrent Nerve12
Analysis of Minimally Invasive Left Thoracotomy HVAD Implantation – A Single-Center Experience12
Identification of Immunohistochemical Prognostic Markers for Survival after Resection of Pulmonary Metastases from Colorectal Carcinoma12
Continuous Thermodilution Measurement of Cardiac Output: In-Vitro and In-Vivo Evaluation12
The Use of Glycerol-treated Homologous Pericardium as a Substitute for Cusps and Chordae Tendineae of the Mitral Valve in Sheep12
An Experimental Approach to Quantitative Thermal Coronary Angiography12
Extra-intracranial Bypass Procedure with Saphenous Vein Grafts12
Improved Myocardial Protection during Cold Cardioplegia by Means of Increased Myocardial Glycogen Stores112
Lipomas of the Peripheral Lung - A Case Report and Review of the Literature12
Organ Preservation for Heart-lung and Lung Transplantation11
Experience With an Adjustable Pulmonary Artery Banding Device in Two Cases: Initial Success - Midterm Failure11
Symptoms in Pectus Deformities: A Scoring System for Subjective Physical Complaints11
A Congenital Defect of the Pericardium11
Cell Saver Versus Hemofilter for Concentration of Oxygenator Blood after Cardiopulmonary Bypass11
Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in General Thoracic Surgery11
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Diffuse Advanced Coronary Artery Disease: 1-Year Clinical and Angiographic Results11
Embryological Observations on the Morphogenesis of Double-Outlet Right Ventricle with Subaortic Ventricular Septal Defect and Normal Arrangement of the Great Arteries11
Minimally Invasive versus Conventional LVAD-Implantation—An Analysis of the Literature11
Pulmonary Embolectomy with the Aid of Extracorporeal Circulation11
False Aneurysm of the Ascending Aorta with Fistula to the Right Atrium11
Benign Vascular Tumours of the Mediastinum; Presentation of Three Cases and Review of the Literature11
Role of Inhaled Tiotropium on the Perioperative Outcomes of Patients with Lung Cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease11
Multiple Minimally Invasive Direct CABG for the Complete Revascularization: The Figure L Approach11
Congenital Heart Disease in Down's Syndrome Patients: A Decade of Surgical Experience11
Experimental and Clinical Experiences with Double-velour Woven Dacron Prostheses11
Leaflet Embolisation from Duromedics Valves: A Report of two Cases11
Pseudoaneurysm of the Left Ventricle11
Concomitant Sternal Fracture in Flail Chest: An Analysis of 21,741 Polytrauma Patients from the TraumaRegister DGU®11
Characterization of micro-RNA Profile in the Blood of Patients with Marfan's Syndrome11
Clinical Application of Cardioplegia in Aortic Cross-clamping Periods Longer than 150 Minutes11
Computer-Generated 3D Representations of the Aorta: a New Tool in the Management of Aortic Aneurysm Patients11
Risk Indicators for Cerebrovascular Complications After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting11
Initial Experience with Sutureless Sorin Perceval S Aortic Prosthesis for the Treatment of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis11
Fibrin Glue Coating of e-PTFE Prostheses Enhances Seeding of Human Endothelial cells11
Pulmonary Sequestration: Angioarchitecture Evaluated by Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Angiography11
New Targets for the Prevention of Chronic Rejection after Thoracic Organ Transplantation11
The Use of Mesh-tube-Constricted Dilated or Varicose Veins as Arterial Bypass Conduit11
Three-Dimensional Printing for Chest Wall Reconstruction in Thoracic Surgery: Building on Experience11
Clinical Application of Fully Covered Self-Expandable Metal Stents in the Treatment of Bronchial Fistula11
The Protective Effect of Adrenomedullin on Renal Injury, in a Model of Abdominal Aorta Cross-Clamping11
Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm: a Late Complication After Repair of Ascending Aortic Dissection10
Is ‘Bentall Procedure’ Still the Gold Standard for Acute Aortic Dissection with Involvement of the Aortic Root?10
Translocation of Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery in Dysphagia Lusoria in Children Through a Right Thoracotomy10
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery in the Management of Acute Purulent Mediastinitis and Pleural Empyema10
Quadricuspid Aortic Valve with Significant Insufficiency10
A Case of Malignant Triton Tumor of the Lung10
Tracheal Substitution in Dogs with Reinforced Gore-Tex Prosthesis10
Bullet Pulmonary Embolus and the Role of Surgery10
Inpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation of LVAD Patients—Updated Recommendations from the Working Group of the German Society for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Cardiovascular Diseases10
Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest (≥ 28°C) with Selective Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Total Arch Replacement with Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique10
Anomalous Origin of Left Pulmonary Artery Branch from the Aorta with Fallot's Tetralogy10
Surgical Repair of Persistent Truncus Arteriosus in Infancy10
Biochemical and Functional Effects of Creatine Phosphate in Cardioplegic Solution during Aortic Valve Surgery - a Clinical Study10
Surgically Treated Bronchial Carcinoma Patients - Results of Systematic Follow-up10
Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest with “Low Flow” Lower Body Perfusion: An Experimental Feasibility Study of Microcirculatory Parameters10
Evaluation of Intraoperative Cardiovascular Responses to Closed Repair for Pectus Excavatum10
Surgery in Primary Leiomyosarcoma of the Heart10
Restoration of Cerebral Blood Flow by Extraanatomic Bypass in Acute Aortic Dissection10
Functional Surgery of Bullous Emphysema10
Life-Threatening Hemothorax Resulting from Lung Hernia after Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery10
Large-Animal Biventricular Working Heart Perfusion System with Low Priming Volume—Comparison between in vivo and ex vivo Cardiac Function10
Impact of Particulate Contamination in Crystalloid Cardioplegic Solutions: Studies by Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy10
Intracoronary Thrombolysis and Early Bypass Surgery for Acute Myocardial Infarct: Five Years' Experience10
Controlled-Release Oxycodone as “Gold Standard” for Postoperative Pain Therapy in Patients Undergoing Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery or Thoracoscopy: A Retrospective Evaluation of 788 Cases10
Fluoroscopy-Assisted Thoracoscopic Resection for Small Intrapulmonary Lesions after Preoperative Computed Tomography-Guided Localization Using Fragmented Platinum Microcoils10
Anastomotic Arterial Aneurysms10
Spontaneous Non-Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta10
Endoscopic Treatment of Bronchus Stump Fistulae following Pneumonectomy with Fibrin Sealant in Domestic Pigs10
A 30-Year-Single-Center Experience in Atrial Myxomas: From Presentation to Treatment and Prognosis10
Organization and Application of ECLS Therapy—A Nationwide Survey in German Cardiosurgical Departments10
Haemodynamic Effect of Supraaortic Ridge Enhancement on the Closure Mechanism of the Aortic Valve and its Implications in Aortic Valve Repair9
Are Aortic Valve Reoperations after Primary Replacement with Stentless Heart Valve Prostheses More Demanding than after Stented Biological Prostheses?9
Renal Function Following Open Heart Surgery: the Influence of Postoperative Artificial Ventilation9
Morgagni Hernia and Thoracic Deformities9
Neutrophil Apoptosis by Fas/FasL: Harmful or Advantageous in Cardiac Surgery?9
Successful Surgical Treatment of Focal Atrial Tachycardia - A Case Report and Review of the Literature9
Use of the Greater Omentum for Treatment and Prophylaxis of Anastomotic and Stump Dehiscence in Major Airway Surgery9
Surgical Management of Mycobacterium Avium Complex Disease9
The Pulse Oximeter: A Non-invasive Monitor of Oxygenation during Thoracic Surgery9
Fontan Procedure - Indication and Clinical Results*,**9
Does Laser Doppler Flowmetry Aid the Prevention of Ischemic Colitis in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery?9
Roles of Transit-Time Flow Measurement for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery9
Safety and Feasibility of Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain at 1.5 Tesla in Patients with Temporary Transmyocardial Pacing Leads9
Reasons for Failure of Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunts in Neonates9
Is 300 Seconds ACT Safe and Efficient during MiECC Procedures?9
A Novel Pulse Duplicator System: Evaluation of Different Valve Prostheses9
Forty-Two Years' Experience with Pulmonary Resections of Metastases from Colorectal Cancer9
Multiple Synchronous Bronchial Carcinoid Tumors: Report of a Case9
Nonintubated Uniportal Thoracoscopic Thymectomy with Laryngeal Mask9
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy in Single-Stage Resection of a Para-aortic Posterior Mediastinal Dumbbell Tumor9
Significance of the Subvalvular Apparatus for Left-Ventricular Dimensions and Systolic Function: Experimental Replacement of the Mitral Valve9
Surgical Patch Ostiumplasty of the Left Main Coronary Artery9
Phrenic Nerve Pacing for the Treatment of Central Hypoventilation Syndrome - State of the Art and Case Report9
Surgery of Coarctation of the Aorta: A Nine-year Review of 253 Patients9
Comparison of Outcomes following Mitral Valve Repair versus Replacement for Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: A Meta-Analysis9
A Comparative Evaluation of the Effect of Pump Type and Heparin-Coated Surfaces on Platelets during Cardiopulmonary Bypass9
Prognostic Evaluation of Nodal Staging Based on the New IASLC Lymph Node Map for Lung Cancer9
Lung Resection on Single Residual Lung After Pneumonectomy for Bronchogenic Carcinoma9
Cardiac Surgery in the Federal Republic of Germany during 1978 and 19799
Osteoclastoma-like Giant Cell Tumor of the Lung9
Digital Devices Improve Chest Tube Management: Results from a Prospective Randomized Trial9
Triple Valve Procedures: An Analysis of Early and Late Results9
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting using Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries through a Left-Sided Minithoracotomy: A Single-Center Starting Experience9
Efficacy of Miniuniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Selective Sympathectomy (Ramicotomy) for the Treatment of Severe Palmar and Axillar Hyperhidrosis9
Impact of COVID-19 on Lung Transplant Activity in Germany—A Cross-Sectional Survey9
Timing of ECMO Initiation Impacts Survival in Influenza-Associated ARDS9
Risk Factors for Acute Kidney Injury following TA-TAVI or Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Which Procedure Is Less Kidney Damaging in Elderly Patients?9
European Versus North American Cardioplegia: Comparison ofBretschneider's and Roe'sCardioplegic Solutions in a Canine Model of Cardiopulmonary Bypass9
Iatrogenic Tracheal Rupture during Intubation with a Double-Lumen Tube9
Cardiac Valve Replacement in Patients with End-Stage Renal Failure: Impact of Prosthesis Type on the Early Postoperative Course9
Primary Pulmonary Glomangioma: a Coin Lesion Negative on PET Study. Case Report and Literature Review9
Changes in Lymphocyte Subsets and Mitogen Responsiveness Following Open-heart Surgery and Possible Therapeutic Approaches9
Heart Transplantation in Patients With Diabetic End-Organ Damage Before Transplantation9
Fatal Complication after Thrombin Injection for Post-Catheterization Femoral Pseudoaneurysm9
Hemodynamic Effects of Dobutamine and Epinephrine in Patients during Coronary Surgery9
Autotransfusion of Drained Mediastinal Blood9
Valvotomy for Isolated Congenital Aortic Stenosis in Children: Prognostic Factors for Outcome9
Refractory Ventricular Tachycardia Following Aortic Valve Replacement Complicated by Unsuspected Pheochromocytoma9
SAVR versus TAVI: What about the Hemodynamic Performance? An In Vivo and In Vitro Analysis9
Intercostal Hemangioma9
Survival after Aortic Valve Replacement with Bovine or Porcine Valve Prostheses: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis9
Regenerative Medicine/Cardiac Cell Therapy: Pluripotent Stem Cells9
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Pulmonary Sequestrations: Series of 35 Consecutive Patients in a Single Center9
Comparison of Postoperative Pain and Recovery between Single-Port and Two-Port Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Lung Cancer9
Simultaneous Surgery for Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome Combined with Ebstein's Anomaly9
Massive Hemoptysis from an Endobronchial Metastasis of Thyroid Papillary Carcinoma9
In Search of a Standardized Treatment for Poststernotomy Mediastinitis9
Fracture and Embolization of a Lillehei-Kaster Mitral Valve Prosthesis Disc: One Case Successfully Operated8
Outcome of a Modified Perceval Implantation Technique8
Coronary Endarterectomy or Patch Angioplasty for Diffuse Left Anterior Descending Artery Disease8
Anomalous Origin of the Right Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery8
Collagen-presealed or Uncoated Aortic Bifurcation Dacron Prostheses: A 5-Year Clinical Follow-up Study8
Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids reduce the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients with history of prior myocardial infarction undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass graftin8
Compression of the Right Atrium Due to Coexistence of Diaphragmatic Eventration and Chilaiditi's Syndrome8
Simultaneous Occurrence of Lung Adenocarcinoma and Fibular Osteosarcoma in a 13-Year-Old Girl8
Surgical Improvement of Patients with Pulmonary Insufficiency due to Localized Bullous Emphysema or Giant Cysts8
Acquired Left Ventricular-Right Atrial Communication and Severe Aortic Valve Regurgitation Caused by Infective Endocarditis8
Microbial Pathogenicity and Host Defense Mechanisms - Crucial Parameters of Posttraumatic Infections8
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Stroke—Exploratory Analysis of the GOPCABE Trial and Methodological Considerations8
Native and Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis8
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting after Failed Coronary Angioplasty: Risk Factors and Long-Term Results8
Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy on Wound Healing After Tracheal Resection and End-to-End Anastomoses in Rats: Results of Early Observations8
Trachealstenosis Caused by Congenital Vascular Ring Anomaly Misinterpreted as Asthma for 45 Years8
Heterotopic Pancreatic Tissue in a Bronchogenic Cyst - Diagnosis and Therapy8
Local and Lower Limb Complications during and after Femoral Cannulation for Extracorporeal Life Support8
Early Aggressive Medical Treatment Associated with Selective Prophylactic Aortic Stent-Grafting for Aortic Intramural Hematoma8
Gastropleural Fistula Originating from the Lesser Curve: a Recognised Complication, an Uncommon Pathway of Communication8
Serratus Anterior Plane Block and Intercostal Nerve Block after Thoracoscopic Surgery8
Inotropic Agents and Functional Recovery from Ischemic Cardiac Arrest8
Hemodynamic Changes Following Experimental Production and Correction of Acute Mitral Regurgitation with an Adjustable Ring Prosthesis8
Bilateral Inferior Vena Cava With Azygos Continuation but Without Congenital Heart Disease Complicates Routine Venous Cannulation for Cardiopulmonary Bypass in an Adult8
Use of a Mousseau-Barbin Tube in the Management of a Tuberculous Tracheo-Oesophageal Fistula8
Idiopathic Isolated Coronary Ostial Stenosis: A Rare Lesion with Particular Clinical and Surgical Implications8
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome following Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Resection and Replacement8
Aneurysm of the Inferior Thyroid Artery and the Thyreocervical Trunk. Report of Four Cases8
Treatment of Postpneumonectomy Empyema8
Using 3D Physical Modeling to Plan Surgical Corrections of Complex Congenital Heart Defects8
Long-term outcome in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy after weaning from left ventricular assist devices8
Mortality Trends in Cases of Elective and Emergency Aorto-Coronary Bypass after Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty8
Platelet Anti-aggregating and Hemodynamic Effects of Adenosine and Prostaglandin E18
Comparing Patient Satisfaction and Intubating Conditions Using Succinylcholine or Low-Dose Rocuronium for Rigid Bronchoscopy: A Randomized Study8
Emergency Coronary Artery Surgery After Failed PTCA: Myocardial Protection with Continuous Coronary Perfusion of Beta-Blocker-Enriched Blood8
Calcified Pericardial Cyst - A Case Report and the Roentgenologic and Pathologic Differentiation from Other Calcified Mediastinal Cysts8
Methylene Blue versus Coil-Based Computed Tomography-Guided Localization of Lung Nodules8
Clinical Experience with the Carpentier-Edwards Porcine Bioprosthesis: Short-term Results (from 2 to 4.5 Years)8
Conduit Repair for Complex Congenital Heart Disease with Pulmonary Atresia or Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction8
Implantation of Left Ventricular Epicardial Leads in Cardiosurgical Patients with Impaired Cardiac Function–A Worthwhile Procedure in Concomitant Surgical Interventions?8
Intraaortic Balloon Pumping in Women: Effects of Balloon Size on Survival8
The Effects of Prolonged Cardiopulmonary Bypass on Cell-Mediated Immunity8
Multiple Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumors Involving Lung and Mediastinum: A Rare Clinical Entity8
Intracellular pH Measurement during Cardiac Arrest in Ventricular Myocardium by Bretschneider's Cardioplegic Solution HTK and St. Thomas Hospital Solution with and without Procaine8
Surgery for Traumatic Rupture of the Thoracic Aorta8
Spontaneous Regression of Large-Cell Carcinoma of the Lung - a Rare Observation in Clinical Practice8
1913: Annus Mirabilis of Esophageal Surgery8
Cardiogenic Shock After Acute Coronary Occlusion8
Peroperative Hemodynamic Study of Left Internal Mammary Artery Grafts8
Twelve Year Results with a Caged-Ball Mitral Prosthesis8
Predicting Risk in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Comparative Analysis of EuroSCORE II and Established Risk Stratification Tools8
Levosimendan Reduces Mortality and Low Cardiac Output Syndrome in Cardiac Surgery7
Biological Materials for Diaphragmatic Repair: Initial Experiences with the PeriGuard Repair Patch®7
Use of Pericardium for Cardiac Reconstruction Procedures in Acquired Heart Diseases—A Comprehensive Review7
Thoraco-abdominal Injuries in Combat Casualties on the Cambodian Border7
Simultaneous Cardiac and Lung Surgery for Incidental Solitary Pulmonary Nodule: Learning from the Past7
Morbidity After Transsternal Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis: A Changing Perspective?7
Using the Hand-Sewn Purse-String Stapled Anastomotic Technique for Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy7
Leiomyosarcoma of the Pulmonary Hilar Vessels7
Golgi Fragmentation in Human Patients with Chronic Atrial Fibrillation: A New Aspect of Remodeling7
Left Aortic Arch, Retro-Esophageal Aortic Segment, Right Descending Aorta and Right Patent Ductus Arteriosus - A Very Rare “Vascular Ring” Malformation7
Endocarditis: An Ever Increasing Problem in Cardiac Surgery7
Hemodynamic Side Effects of Prostaglandin E1in Patients before and during Cardiopulmonary Bypass7
Bronchial Stricture Due to Endobronchial Tuberculosis7
Outcomes of Outpatient Treatment for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax Using a Small-Bore Portable Thoracic Drainage Device7
Renal Graft Outcome in Combined Heart–Kidney Transplantation Compared to Kidney Transplantation Alone: A Single-Center, Matched-Control Study7
Reconstruction of the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract in Tetralogy of Fallot and Pulmonary Stenosis with a Monocusp Patch*7
Influence of Body Mass Index on Compensatory Sweating in Patients after Thoracic Sympathectomy due to Palmar Hyperhidrosis7
Multiple Cerebral Aneurysms Associated with Cardiac Myxoma in a Patient with Chronic Renal Failure: How Can We Resolve Multiple Cerebral Aneurysms?7
A New Absorbable Annuloplasty Ring in the Tricuspid Position: An Experimental Study7
Impact of Patient–Prosthesis Mismatch Following Aortic Valve Replacement on Short-Term Survival: A Retrospective Single Center Analysis of 632 Consecutive Patients with Isolated Stented Biological Aor7
Early Stenosis and Calcification of Glutaraldehyde-preserved Porcine Xenografts in Children*7
Emerging Fixation Technique to Prevent Pectus Bar Displacement: Needlescope-Assisted 3-Point Fixation7
Valve Repair in Infective Endocarditis7
Rupture of the Ventricle Following Prosthetic Replacement of the Mitral Valve7
Surgical Treatment of Tracheal Dyskinesie7
Gender Differences in Mitral Valve Surgery7
Number of Preoperative Hyperhidrosis Sites Does Not Affect the Sympathectomy Postoperative Results and Compensatory Hyperhidrosis Occurrence7
Reoperation for Prosthetic Heart Valve Replacement7
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Chest Wall Involvement: Integrated Treatment or Surgery Alone?7
Vascular Injuries and Amputation Following Limb Fractures7
Anterior Chest Wall Reconstruction Using Polypropylene Mesh: A Retrospective Study7
Successful Use of a Left Ventricular Apical Access and Closure Device for Second-Generation Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation7
Hemodynamic Comparison of Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Valves with Conventional Bioprostheses7
Surgical Management of Congenital Heart Disease: Correlation between Hospital Costs and the Aristotle Complexity Score7
One-Stage Repair for Stanford Type B Aortic Dissection Concomitant with Cardiac Diseases: Open Stented Elephant Trunk Technique Combined with Cardiac Operation7
The Effect of Blood Vessel Invasion on Prognosis of Operated Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Patients7
Evaluation of the Thoracodorsal Artery as an Alternative Conduit for Coronary Bypass7
Recurrent Left Atrial and Left Ventricular Thrombosis Due to Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Case Report and Short Review7
Rapid Response in Type A Aortic Dissection: Is There a Decisive Time Interval for Surgical Repair?7
Surgical Treatment of Childhood Pleural Empyema7
Total Cavopulmonary Anastomosis: Selection Criteria Related to Postoperative Results7
Perioperative Factors Influencing Interleukin-10 Release under Cardiopulmonary Bypass7
Lethal Blockage of a Bjørk-Shiley Artificial Heart Valve Caused by Strut Fracture - the Metallurgical Aspect7
Heart Block and Atrioventricular Septal Defect7
Operative Treatment of TGA: Comparison of Senning's and Mustard's Operation in Patients under 2 Years7
Sternal Plate Closure: Indications, Surgical Procedure and Follow-up7
Comparing the Host Reaction to CorMatrix and Different Cardiac Patch Materials Implanted Subcutaneously in Growing Pigs7
Surgical Treatment for Coronary and Iliac Arterial Lesions in a Case of Kawasaki Disease7
Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Acute Coronary Syndrome: Focus on Safety and Completeness of Revascularization7
Aortobronchial Fistula: A Late Complication of Coarctation Repair by Patch Aortoplasty7
Lung Contusion in Polytrauma: An Analysis of the TraumaRegister DGU7
Anastomotic Aneurysms Following Aortofemoral Vascular Replacement7
Robotic-Assisted Sleeve Lobectomy Using the Four-Arm Technique in the DaVinci Si® and Xi® Systems7
Successful Treatment of Catamenial Hemoptysis by Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery7
Topical Use of Tranexamic Acid in Cardiac Surgery: A Meta-Analysis7
Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Patients with Severe Heart Failure: Changes in Lung Perfusion and Ventilation Detected Using Scintigraphy7
Surgical Management of Spontaneous Pneumothorax7
High-Risk Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Intravenous Drug Abuse and/or Active Hepatitis C or HIV Infection: An Ethical Discussion of Six Cases7
Conduit Repair for Complex Congenital Heart Disease with Pulmonary Atresia or Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction*,**7
Reversed Flow in the Internal Carotid Artery after Occlusion of the Common Carotid Artery7
Periodontal Bacterial DNA and Their Link to Human Cardiac Tissue: Findings of a Pilot Study7
Contractile Behaviour and Intracellular Calcium During After loaded Contraction in Mitral Valve Disease7
Repair of Aortic Regurgitation Caused by Spontaneous Avulsion of Aortic Valve Commissure in a Patient with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura7
Brachial Plexus Lesions following Median Sternotomy in Cardiac Surgery7
Internal Mammary Artery as a Palliative Systemic-pulmonary Shunt in Order to Develop Diminutive Pulmonary Arteries7
Robot-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery with Simple Laparoscopy for Diaphragm Eventration7
Low-Output Syndrome after Heart Surgery: Is a Monotherapy with Phosphodiesterase-III Inhibitors Feasible? A Comparitive Study of Amrinone and Enoximone7
Contribution to the Development of the Heart7
Patients' Needs during Hospitalization in a Cardiac Surgery Unit before and after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery6
Delayed Surgical Removal of a Guide-wire Fragment Following Coronary Angioplasty6
Pre-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation supported by ECMO – a case series of 6 patients6
Pulmonary Artery Trunk Leiomyosarcoma6
Comparison of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation and Paravertebral Block for Postthoracotomy Pain Relief6
Histological Changes in Neonatal Kidneys after Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest6
The Effect of Dipyridamole and Warfarin on the Patency Rate of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts6
Aortacoronary Bypass Surgery with Normothermia in a Patient with Severe Cold Urticaria6
Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation Using the JenaValve: A One-Year Follow-up6
Transesophageal Echocardiography in Children with Cardiac Assist6
Benign Esophageal Schwannoma Compressing the Trachea Requiring Esophagectomy: A Case Report6
Bronchospasm during Cardiopulmonary Bypass - A Potentially Fatal Complication of Open-heart Surgery6
Childhood Chronic Pleural Empyema: a Continuing Surgical Challenge in Developing Countries6
Use of a Powered Stapling System for Minimally Invasive Lung Volume Reduction Surgery: Results of a Prospective Double-Blind Single-Center Randomized Trial6
Mediastinal Infiltration of Lung Carcinoma (T4N0-1): the Positive Predictive Value of Computed Tomography6
Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy Triple Contrast Dye Marking for Lung Nodule Localization6
Comparison of Transthoracic Device Closure and Surgical Repair with Right Submammary or Right Infra-axillary Thoracotomy for Perimembranous VSD6
Is There a Place for Thoracoscopic Enucleation of Esophageal Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors?6
The Spectrum of Pulmonary Arterio-venous Fistulae. Clinico-pathological Correlations6
Evidence of Impending Embolization of a Calcific Cusp Fragment from a Mitral Porcine Xenograft16
Correction of Isolated Anomalous Origin of the Right Pulmonary Artery from the Ascending Aorta6
Use of Extracellular Matrix Materials in Patients with Endocarditis6
Early failure of decellularized xenogenous pulmonary valve conduit (Matrix-P-Plus) for reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract in the ross procedure6
Transmitral Resection of Subpulmonary Stenosis in Transposition of the Great Arteries6
Thoracic Epidural Anesthesia does not Influence the Incidence of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Beating Heart Surgery6
Surgical Repair of Moderate Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation—A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis6
Left-Ventricular Unloading with a New Pulsatile Assist Device: the HIA-VAD System and its Influence on Myocardial Stunning6
Pulmonary Mass Diagnosed as Extrauterine Epithelioid Trophoblastic Tumor6
The Effects of Different Surgical Approaches on the Perioperative Level of Circulating Tumor Cells in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer6
Oral Beta-blockade with Hypothermic Potassium Cardioplegia in Cardiac Surgery: is There an Additive Protective Effect?6
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery - Impact upon a Patient's Wife - A Pilot Study6
Prognosis in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Satellite Tumors6
Treatment of Late Tracheomediastinal Fistula following Diagnostic Mediastinoscopy Treated by Multiple Pedicled Muscle Flaps6
Results After Implantation of Gelatine-impregnated Bifurcated Grafts6
Mitral Valve Surgery via Partial Upper Sternotomy: Closing the Gap between Conventional Sternotomy and Right Lateral Minithoracotomy6
Hydatid Cyst of the Heart: Clinical and Surgical Implications6
Atrial Fibrillation at Discharge From the Hospital in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Repair6
Impact of Surgery on Growth, Pulmonary Functions, and Acute Pulmonary Exacerbations in Children with Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis6
Acromegaly Caused by Ectopic Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone Production from a Bronchial Carcinoid Tumor6
Gender-Specific Algorithms Recommended for Patients with Congenital Heart Defects: Review of the Literature6
Escape of the Disc Occluder from a Beall Model 104 Mitral Prosthesis6
Anatomical Classifications of the Coronary Arteries in Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries and Double Outlet Right Ventricle with Subpulmonary Ventricular Septal Defect6
Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Previous Carcinoma of the Breast and Mediastinal Irradiation: Is the Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Obsolete?6
Gender Does Matter: Gender-Specific Outcome Analysis of 67,855 Heart Transplants6
Early Surgical Intervention in Non-specific Pleural Empyema6
Combined Spontaneous Contralateral Pneumothorax and Post-Pneumonectomy Mediastinal Shift-Associated Dextrocardia6
Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients 75 Years of Age and Older: Is Age per se a Contraindication?6
Cardiac Surgery in the Federal Republic of Germany during 1984. A Report by the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery6
Successful Treatment of Tumor Embolism of a Hypernephroma with Complete Occlusion of the Left Pulmonary Artery6
Respiratory Distress after Surgery of RVOT Pathologies: A Word of Caution on Pseudoaneurysm Development6
Current Status of Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients with Multiple Coronary Artery Disease Compared with On-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: The Korean National Cohort Study6
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in the Eighth Decade of Life: Experience with 101 Patients6
Lymphatic Vessel Invasion and Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients with Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer6
Primary Mediastinal Leiomyosarcoma6
Association among Clopidogrel Cessation, Platelet Function, and Bleeding in Coronary Bypass Surgery: An Observational Trial6
Preserving T2 in Thoracic Sympathicotomy for Palmar Hyperhidrosis: Less Tissue Trauma, Same Effectiveness6
Surgical Cytoreduction and HITOC for Thymic Malignancies with Pleural Dissemination6
Catamenial Pneumothorax6
B-type Natriuretic Peptide and Other Risk Factors for Predicting Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Thoracic Surgery6
Early Prognostic Value of High-Sensitivity Troponin T after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting6
A Contemporary Meta-Analysis of Antegrade versus Retrograde Cerebral Perfusion for Thoracic Aortic Surgery6
Thermographic Evaluation of Myocardial Temperature during Infusion of Cold Cardioplegia6
Echinococcal Cyst of the Interventricular Septum: A Rare Cause of Myocardial Ischemia5
Four-to Seven-year Follow-up of Patients Undergoing Carpentier-Edwards Porcine Heart Valve Replacement5
Pulmonary Metastasis from a Basal-Cell Carcinoma of the Retroauricular Region5
Aorta-to-Right Ventricular Fistula Due to Pectus Bar Migration5
The Prevalence of Lung Cancer in Vascular Surgery Patients5
Bovine Jugular Veins versus Homografts in the Pulmonary Position: An Analysis across Two Centers and 711 Patients—Conventional Comparisons and Time Status Graphs as a New Approach5
Indication for Early Aorto-coronary Bypass Surgery after Successful Intracoronary Lysis5
Long-Term Effect of Endoscopic Sympathetic Nerve Reconstruction for Side Effects after Endoscopic Sympathectomy5
Cardiac Surgery in Germany during 2012: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery5
Calcium Antagonists and Myocardial Protection: A Comparative Study of the Functional, Metabolie and Electrical Consequences of Verapamil and Nifedipine as Additives to the St. Thomas' Cardioplegic Sol5
Aortic Coarctation a Systemic Vessel Disease—Insights from Magnetic Resonance Imaging5
Penetrating Wounds of the Heart and Pericardium5
Surgical Repair of a Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm: A 22-Year Single-Center Experience5
Successful Heart Transplantation after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Donors5
Heart Failure Resulting from Giant Left Atrial Synovial Sarcoma Metastasis5
Metabolic Measurements in the Human Heart-Lung Preparation During Hypothermic Cardioplegia5
Aorto-right Ventricular Shunt and Associated Aortic Valve Injury Resulting from a Penetrating Wound of the Heart5
New Surgical Techniques for the Prevention of Paraplegia during Aortic Surgery5
Mid-Term Outcomes after Transapical and Transfemoral Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation for Aortic Stenosis and Porcelain Aorta with a Systematic Review of Transfemoral versus Transapical Approac5
Mitral Valve Replacement with Preservation of the Subvalvular Structures Where Possible: an Echocardiographic and Clinical Comparison with Cases Where Preservation Was Not Possible5
Bifurcate Tracheal Stent with Foam Cuff for Tracheo-Esophageal Fistula: Utilization of Reconstruction Modes of Spiral Computed Tomography5
Impact of Intermittent Functional Internal Iliac Artery Occlusion on Spinal Cord Blood Supply during TEVAR5
Comparison between Internal Mammary Artery Implantation and Aorto-coronary Vein Bypass Grafting in Coronary Artery Disease with Significant Left Anterior Descending Stenosis5
Surgery and Chemotherapy for Pulmonary Metastases: Long-Term Results from a Combined Modality Approach5
Aorto-coronary Bypass Surgery in 62 Patients with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction - A Follow-up Study5
Benefits of “Best for Groin” Strategy Leading to a Transapical TAVI Dominance5
Anatomical Study of the Thorax for the Safe Performance of the Nuss Procedure for Pectus Excavatum5
Calcific Aortic-Valve Stenosis and Angiodysplasia of the Colon: Heyde's Syndrome-Report of two Cases5
Limitations in the Assessment of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch5
The Influence of Age and other Risk Factors on the Results of Coronary Reoperation5
Intrabronchial Neurilemmoma - Review of Cases in Japan5
Mediastinal Bronchogenic Cyst with Respiratory Distress from Airway and Vascular Compression5
Myoglobin and Creatine Phosphokinase in Serum during and after Aortic Bypass Grafting5
Coronary Artery Disease in a Patient with a Congenital Pericardial Defect5
Transapical aortic valve implantation has simplified surgical treatment of severe aotic valve stenosis in elderly high risk patients with previous cardiac surgery: A propensity analysis5
Heart Transplantation - The Treatment of Choice for Patients With End-Stage Ischaemic Heart Disease5
Giant Congenital Coronary Aneurysm of the Left Anterior Descending Artery5
Preoperative Computed Tomography-Guided Localization for Pulmonary Nodules with Glue and Dye5
Infective Endocarditis: Clinical Spectrum, Management and Prevention5
Congenital Heart Surgery: Applicability of Hospital Reimbursement According to German Diagnosis-Related Groups System in Conformity with the Aristotle Complexity Score5
Total Correction of Tetralogy of Fallot in the First 60 Days of Life in Symptomatic Infants: Is It The Gold Standard?5
Equine Pericardial Xenograft in Orthotopic Position: Early Results5
Fast-Track Management in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Dexmedetomidine Provides Rapid Extubation and Effective Pain Modulation5
Impact of Reported Donor Ejection Fraction on Outcome after Heart Transplantation5
Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair during Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair5
Hepatitis after Cardiosurgery. Frequency and Causes5
Cost Analysis of Transfusion Therapy in Coronary Artery Surgery5
Minimizing Circulatory Arrest by Using Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion for Aortic Arch Reconstruction in Infants Causes Fewer Postoperative Adverse Events5
Increased Resistance Against Shortening in Myocardium from Recipient Hearts of 7 Patients Transplanted for Dilated Cardiomyopathy5
Infrarenal Aortic Occlusion in the Rabbit to Assess the Effect of Flunarizine in the Prevention of Ischemic Spinal Cord Injury5
Midterm Outcomes of Surgical Repair of Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection to SVC5
Anomalous Origin of the Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Trunk: Its Clinical Spectrum and Current Surgical Management5
Tandem Coarctation of the Thoracic Aorta with Hypoplasia of the Abdominal Aorta5
Buckberg versus Calafiore Cardioplegia in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes5
Aortic arch reconstruction in neonates: factors influencing survival and arch re-intervention5
Rapid Deployment Valve Implantation using the EDWARDS Intuity Valve System: A Word of Caution regarding Sizing in Calcified Sinotubular Junctions5
Cardiac Surgery 2019 Reviewed5
Preliminary Experience with the Toronto SPV Stentless Porcine Bioprosthesis for Aortic Valve Replacement5
Crural Arterial Reconstruction with an Adjunct Arteriovenous Fistula for Limb Salvage5
Prognostic Factors for Long-Term Survival after Surgical Resection of Primary Cardiac Sarcoma5
Reoperations for Malfunction of Heart Valve Prostheses, Especially with Endocarditis5
Indications and Surgical Outcome Following Pulmonary Metastasectomy: A Nationwide Study5
Laparoscopic Transhiatal Thoracic Duct Ligation for Chylothorax after Esophagectomy5
The Ischaemic Leg: a Long-Term Follow-Up with Special Reference to the Predictive Value of the Systolic Digital Blood Pressure - Part II: After Arterial Reconstruction5
The Need for Surgery in an Unselected Bronchial Carcinoma Population5
Continuous Blood Density Measurements and Volume Changes during Extracorporeal Circulation in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery5
Improved Dynamics of Thoracic Cage and Exercise Capacity after Nuss Repair for Pectus Excavatum5
Chest Wall Reconstruction Using a Titanium Hollow Screw Reconstruction Plate5
Impact of Crystalloid or Albumin Priming of the Heart–Lung Machine on Inhospital Outcome after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery5
Late Results of the Surgical Treatment for Aortic Dissections5
Long-Term Results of Compressive Brace Therapy for Pectus Carinatum5
Enzymatic Activities in Heart and Skeletal Muscle of Children with Cyanotic and Noncyanotic Congenital Heart Disease5
Anatomic Problems Associated with Arterial Switch Procedures for Double Outlet Right Ventricle with Subpulmonary Ventricular Septal Defect5
Is the Freedom SOLO Stentless Bioprosthesis a Useful Tool for Patients with Aortic Endocarditis and Aortic Annular Destruction?5
Additional intraoperative blood cardioplegia to improve donor heart ischemic tolerance – a single center prospective cohort study5
Comparing Part-Solid and Pure-Solid Tumors in the TNM Classification of Lung Cancer (Eighth Edition)5
One-Stage Complete Removal of Intracardiac Leiomyomatosis without Cardiac Arrest5
The Role of Coronary Perfusion Changes in Cardiac Dysfunction Associated With Brain Death.5
Right Coronary Artery Arising from the Pulmonary Trunk5
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting After Failed Percutaneous Angioplasty Compared to Direct Coronary Bypass Grafting in Patients with Unstable Angina5
Gender Differences in Long-Term Survival after Surgery for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer5
Emergency Surgical Repair of Massive Mitral Regurgitation Due to Ruptured Chordae Tendineae by Blunt Chest Trauma4
Clinical Short-Term Outcome and Hemodynamic Comparison of Six Contemporary Bovine Aortic Valve Prostheses4
Improvement in Cardiac Performance and Excercise Tolerance After Left Ventricular Aneurysm Surgery - A Prospective Study4
Coronary Artery Disease as a Relevant Risk Factor in Screening of Abdominal Aortic Ectasia and Aneurysm4
Right Atrial Flap Repair for Left Superior Vena Cava Draining into Left Atrium4
Surgical Revascularization of Chronically Occluded Coronary Arteries—What You See Is What You Get?4
Afterload Reduction and Cardiac Output in Patients after Mitral Valve Surgery4
Models of Coronary Artery Disease: “Critical” versus “Functional” Coronary Artery Stenosis4
Thoracic Surgery during Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): The Experience of a Level 1 Trauma Center4
The Potentials of the Saphenous Vein in Reconstructive Surgery of the Arteries - State of the Art4
Idiopathic Mediastinal Fibrosis. A Case Report on its Surgical Treatment4
Difference in Outcome Following Surgery for Native Aortic and Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis4
Significance of Microbiological and Biochemical Analyses in Empyema Thoracis4
Closed Pericardial Drainage for Relief of Pericardial Tamponade4
Impact of Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch on Survival after Mitral Valve Replacement: A Meta-analysis4
Laser Welding - Suitable for Vascular Anastomosis?4
The Fate of the Pulmonary Autograft in the Aortic Position: Experience and Results of 98 Patients in Twelve Years4
Extracorporeal Circulation (ECLS/ECMO) for Cardio-circulatory Failure—Summary of the S3 Guideline4
Microbiology of Endocarditis4
A computer-aided biofeedback system for individual rehabilitation in children following heart operations4
Induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived cardiomyocytes engraft and improve heart function in a mouse model of acute myocardial infarction4
Right Coronary Artery Occlusion by Cloth from a Starr-Edwards Aortic Valve Prosthesis4
Sustained Atrial Flutter after Cardiac Surgery: Successful Termination by Rapid Atrial Pacing4
Myocardial Protection During Reperfusion4
Incidence of Drug Interaction When Using Proton Pump Inhibitor and Warfarin According to Cytochrome P450 2C19 (CYP2C19) Genotype in Japanese4
Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: A 40 years' Experience Analysis4
Retrograde Coronary Sinus Perfusion of Cold Cardioplegic Solutions in the Presence of Coronary Arterial Occlusions. Experimental Study4
Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction after Bilateral Lung Transplantation4
Extracardiac Repair Versus Intracardiac Baffle Repair of Complex Unroofed Coronary Sinus4
Impact of Smoking Status on Outcomes after Concomitant Aortic Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery4
Mechanisms Involved in Premature Aging in the Heart—Is There an Implication for Cardiac Surgery?4
Hormonal and Electrolyte Responses during and after Open Heart Surgery4
Treatment of Intractable Ventricular Fibrillation with Prompt Circulatory Support using a Biventricular Assist Device in Pigs - an Experimental Study4
Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Due to an Aneurysm of the Membranous Septum in a Patient with Pulmonary Atresia and Ventricular Septum Defect - Gase Report4
Long-Term Outcomes of Carinal Sleeve Resection in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer4
Use of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy Surgery for the Treatment of Aspergillus Empyema with Bronchopleural Fistula4
A Study of Sequential Anastomoses in Aortocoronary Bypass Surgery - Internal Configuration by the Casting Injection Technique4
The Effect of Insulin on the Leg and Splanchnic Balance of Glucose and Gluconeogenic Substrates after Cardiac Surgery4
Surgical Repair of Pleuroperitoneal Communication with Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis4
Quadrileaflet Stentless Mitral Valve Replacement4
Postpartum Acute Coronary Syndrome Due to Intramural Hematoma and Coronary Artery Dissection4
Ligation of Left Atrial Appendage during Off-Pump Coronary Surgery4
Right Ventricular Outflow Obstruction of the Patient with Biventricular Non-Compaction4
Acquired Aortic Coarctation Due to Posttuberculotic Gibbous Formation4
Serum Neuron-Specific Enolase Level as Predictor of Neurologic Outcome after Aortic Surgery4
Pulmonary Arterial Embolus by an Unusual Wandering Bullet4
Cerebral Oxygen Monitoring during Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest4
Hirudin Protects from Leukocyte/Endothelial Cell Interaction Induced by Extracorporeal Circulation*4
Internal Mammary Artery Grafting for Coronary Hypoperfusion in Children4
Bilateral Occlusive Carotid Disease: Simultaneous or Staged Operation?4
Anomalous Origin of Left Circumflex Coronary Artery from the Right Pulmonary Artery in Adult4
Combined Plasmacytoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma4
On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of our Journal4
Impact of COPD on Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transfemoral versus Transapical TAVI4
A Wide Comparison of Techniques for Repair of PAPVCs: One Institution's 20-Year Experience4
Excellent midterm survival after rapid ECMO support after the modified Norwood Operation4
Impact of Acute Intestinal Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury on Hemodynamics and Remote Organs in a Rat Model4
Near-Infrared Imaging Using Intravenous Indocyanine Green at a Conventional Dose to Locate Pulmonary Metastases: A Pilot Study4
Pseudocoarctation of the Aortic Arch Associated with Bicuspid Aortic Valve Lesion: Is it a Surgical Entity?4
Analyzing Contractile Responses in Demembranized Pig Papillary Muscle Fibres: the Influence of Calcium, Resting Force, and Temperature4
Surgical Considerations in Management of Left Hemianomalous Pulmonary Venous Connections4
Permanent Cerebral Bypass Approach for Lung Cancer Resection with Aortic Arch Invasion4
Extended donor criteria in heart transplantation: 4-year results of the experience with the Organ Care system4
Recovery of the Heart after Normothermic Ischemia Part I: Ultrastructural Findings during Postischemic Reperfusion4
Biomaterial-Dependent Blood Activation During Simulated Extracorporeal Circulation: a Study of Heparin-Coated and Uncoated Circuits4
Surgical Considerations on the Use of the Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device TandemHeart® in Critical Aortic Valve Stenosis4
Temporary Intraluminal Bypass for Superior Vena Cava Reconstruction after Cancer Invasion4
German Registry for Cardiac Operations and Interventions in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease: Report 2020—Comprehensive Data from 6 Years of Experience4
Implantation of 20 cm long Polyurethane Vascular Prostheses in the Femoral Artery of Dogs4
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Intra-Aortic Ballon Pump – an appropriate combination or useless battle of materials?4
Role of Surgery in a Multidisciplinary Approach to Superior Sulcus Tumors (SST): Morbidity and Prognostic Factors for Long-Term Success after Resection4
Persistence of Reduced Left Ventricular Function after Aortic Valve Surgery for Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Bicuspid versus Tricuspid4
Results after Resection of Postinfarction Left Ventricular Aneurysms4
Consecutive Repair of Complex Congenital Heart Disease using Hypothermic Cardioplegic Arrest - Its Results and Ultrastructural Study of the Myocardium4
Postpartum Pulmonary Embolectomy; a Surgical Challenge and Favourable Outcome4
Thymic Epithelial Tumors: Prognostic Significance and Relationship between Histology and the New TNM Staging System4
Congenital Intrapericardial Aneurysm of the Left-Atrial Appendage4
Myocardial Protective Effects of Lidoflazine During Ischemia and Reperfusion4
CT-Guided Chemical Thoracic Sympathectomy versus Botulinum Toxin Type A Injection for Palmar Hyperhidrosis4
Superior Caval Vein Stenosis Due to Giant Aneurysm of the Right Coronary Artery4
Repair of Sternal Dehiscence with Titanium Mesh Plates: The Sandwich Technique4
Feasibility Investigation of Ipsilateral Reoperations by Thoracoscopy for Major Lung Resection4
Pulmonary Arterial Changes and Hemodynamic Parameters in Isolated Ventricular Septal Defect*4
Intraocular Pressure Variations During Extracorporeal Circulation and Some Influencing Factors4
Preoperative CHA2DS2-VASc Score Predicts Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Lobectomy4
Biodegradable Mitral Annuloplasty for Congenital Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation4
Adverse Cerebral Outcomes after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery—More Than a Decade of Experience in a Single Center4
Anomalous Origin of the Brachiocephalic Trunk from the Left Pulmonary Artery with CHARGE Syndrome4
Asanguineous Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Infants: Impact on Postoperative Mortality and Morbidity4
Transposition of Greater Omentum in Deep Sternal Wound Infection Caused by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococci, with Differing Clinical Course for MRSA and MRSE4
Influence of Medication-Induced Preconditioning or Remote Ischemic Preconditioning on the Intrinsic Vascular Extracellular RNA/Ribonuclease System in Cardioprotection4
Laser-induced Vascular Lesions by cw-NdYAG or Pulsed UV Lasers during Angioplastic Procedures4
Substitution of the Wall of the Trachea by Absorbable Synthetic Material4
Successful Surgery of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma in the Lung with Gross Extension into the Right Main Pulmonary Artery4
Comparison of Scientific Publications from Three Different Clinical Disciplines of German Universities4
Succesful treatment of deep sternal wound infection after permanent LVAD implantation using omental flap transposition4
A New Technique for Measuring Oxygen Saturations of Hemoglobin and Myoglobin and its Application in Open Heart Surgery4
Estimation of the Operative Risk of Mitral Valve Replacement by Multivariate Logistic Regression Analysis4
Tailored Syringes as “Bridging Skeleton” in Delayed Sternal Closure of Complex Congenital Heart Operation4
Application of Modified Tailed Microcoil in Preoperative Localization of Small Pulmonary Nodules: A Retrospective Study4
Surgical Treatment of Calcified Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery. A Combined Operative Technique4
Coronary Sinus Retroperfusion Combined with Intraaortic Balloon Pumping to Perfuse the Acutely Ischemic Myocardium4
An Assessment of Selective Cerebral Perfusion Via the Innominate Artery in Aortic Arch Replacement4
A Simple Method to Reduce Ischemic Time of the Spinal Cord in Extensive Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Operations4
Bronchopulmonary Carcinoids causing Cushing Syndrome: Results from a Multicentric Study Suggesting a More Aggressive Behavior4
A New Hollow Fiber Membrane Oxygenator with an Integral Heat Exchanger: A Hematological Evaluation in Dogs4
Study of the Risk Factors Related to Early Mortality Following Combined Mitral Valve Replacement and Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting4
Valve Reoperations - Identification of Risk Factors and Comparison with First-time Operations3
Bacterial Spectrum and Infective Foci in Patients Operated for Infective Endocarditis: Time to Rethink Strategies?3
Tension Subcutaneous Emphysema during Laparoscopic Surgery Treatment of Colon Cancer: A Case Report3
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula Coexisting with Rheumatic Mitral Disease. Simultaneous Successful Correction under Cardiopulmonary Bypass in One Case. Review of the Literature3
A New Technical Approach For Retrograde Administration of Cardioplegic Solutions3
Functional Outcome in Female Rats after 45 Minutes of Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest: Gender Matters3
Outcomes of Patients after Implantation of the Pericardial All-Biological Valve No-React Aortic Conduit (BioIntegral) for Root Replacement in Complex Surgical Procedures3
Unusual Complication of Sternotomy: Bone Fragment induced Right Ventricular Rupture after Mitral Valve Replacement Surgery3
Lateral Thoracic Expansion in a Preterm Baby with Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy3
COVID-19 Pulmonary Failure and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: First Experience from Three European Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Centers3
Endocarditis Following Valve Replacement with Bioprostheses3
Efficacy of Vascular Closure Devices in Closing Large-Bore Sheath Arterial Sites after Treatment with Extracorporeal Life Support System3
Determinants of Restricted Aorta-coronary Bypass Graft Flow3
Minimally Invasive Surgery in Mitral Valve Endocarditis3
Repair of Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection in Adults3
Exosomes in Cardiac Preconditioning with Isoflurane and Hypoxia3
Wearable Cardioverter–Defibrillators following Cardiac Surgery—A Single-Center Experience3
Intraoperative Use of High-frequency Echocardiography for Imaging the Coronary Arteries3
Mortality after cardiac surgery in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation with or without microwave ablation3
Transfection of Short-Interfering RNA Silences Adhesion Molecule Expression on Cardiac Microvascular Cells3
Follow-Up of the Novel Free Margin Running Suture Technique for Mitral Valve Repair3
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) for Neonatal Respiratory Failure3
Oral Administration of the Dopamine Prodrug Docarpamine Shortens Need for Drip Infusion of Dopamine in Patients with Low Cardiac Output Syndrome After Cardiac Surgery3
Erste Erfahrungen mit der BRAMSON-Membran-Lunge3
Totally Cervical Thymoma from the Orthotopic Thymus3
Training of Residents in Cardiac Surgery—Does It Have Impact on the Outcome?3
Aortic Valve Replacement in Rheumatoid Aortic Incompetence3
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms—Gender Aspects on Prevalence, Treatment, and Concurrent Aneurysms3
CIRP Secretion during Cardiopulmonary Bypass Is Associated with Increased Risk of Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury3
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Diabetic Patients: Complete Arterial versus Internal Thoracic Artery and Sequential Vein Grafts—A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis3
First-in-human aortic valve repair with an annuloplasty ring3
The Reliability of Echocardiography in Preoperative Diagnostics of Bacterial Endocarditis3
Custodiol Solution and Cold Blood Cardioplegia in Arterial Switch Operation: Retrospective Analysis in a Single Center3
Interventricular Septum Rupture due to Falling from a Height3
Expanding Intrathoracic Hemorrhagic Lesion Penetrating the Thoracic Wall: a Rare Complication of Chronic Tuberculous Pleurisy3
Mitral valve surgery; Right lateral minithoracotomy or sternotomy? A systematic review and meta-analysis3
Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries plus Dextrocardia Operated with an Unusual Operative Technique3
Therapeutic In Vivo and In Vitro Effects of Argon Dye Laser and Hematoporphyrin Derivative in Lung Cancer3
Ventricular Assist Device Driveline Infections: A Systematic Review3
Empfehlungen zur Strukturierung der Herzschrittmacher- und Defibrillatortherapie3
Gas Emboli during Open Heart Surgery3
Beneficial effect of preoperative intra-aortic balloon pumping in patients with low-ejection fraction undergoing coronary artery bypasses grafting3
Isolated Tricuspid Valvectomy: A Series of cases with Intravenous Drug Abuse Associated Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis3
Development of a Model Identifying Fontan Patients at High Risk for Failed Early Extubation in the Operating Room3
Replacement of the Aortic Root by Free Implantation of a Stentless Aortic Porcine Bioprosthesis* in a Patient with Aneurysm of the Sinuses of Valsalva3
Is a Chest Tube Necessary after Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Mediastinal Tumor Resection?3
Use of an Intraluminal Double-ring Vascular Prosthesis in Thoracic Aorta Reconstruction3
Predictors of pacemaker implantation after concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF)3
Pulmonary Vein Aneurysm Secondary to Mitral Regurgitation: Rare and Confusing Lesion3
Combined David and Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure in Acute Aortic Dissection3
Recurrent Pneumonia Caused by a Migrated Esophageal Foreign Body3
Music Therapy for Early Postoperative Pain, Anxiety, and Sleep in Patients after Mitral Valve Replacement3
Unusual Remnant Thymic Tissue in an Adult Mimicking Malignant Neoplasm: Escape From Age-Related Involution3
Below-knee Reconstructions with the Human Umbilical Veins - Three-year Results3
Non-invasive Studies of the Extra-cranial Cerebral Arteries: Indication for Angiography and Operation3
Paravertebral Analgesia in Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery: A New Hybrid Technique of Catheter Placement for Continuous Anesthetic Infusion3
Evaluation of Quality of Life: Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy after Thoracic Sympathectomy for Palmar Hyperhidrosis3
Bilateral Pulmonary Artery Banding before Norwood Procedure: Survival of High-Risk Patients3
Evolving Strategies and Improving Outcomes of Norwood Stage One Reconstruction: A Decade Experience of a Single Institution in Taiwan3
Effect of Sustained Use of Aspirin until the Time of Surgery on Outcomes following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Randomized Clinical Trial3
Robot-Assisted McKeown Procedure via a Cervical Mediastinoscopy Avoiding an Abdominal and Thoracic Incision3
Intermuscular S-ICD Implantation in Pediatric Patients3
Management of Immediate Graft Failure after Cardiac Transplantation using Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Intraaortic Balloon-pumping followed by Cardiac Retransplantation3
The Use of Dopexamine after Cardiac Surgery: Acute and Long-Term Effects in Patients with Impaired Cardiac Function3
Sterilization and Cross-Linking Combined with Ultraviolet Irradiation and Low-Energy Electron Irradiation Procedure: New Perspectives for Bovine Pericardial Implants in Cardiac Surgery3
Anomalous Origin of the Right Pulmonary Artery from the Ascending Aorta: Successful Surgical Repair3
Mitral Annuloplasty – A Long Term Clinical and Haemodynamic Study3
Systemic Blood Pressure and Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity During Carotid Surgery3
Evaluation of Improvement in Exercise Capacity after Pulmonary Endarterectomy in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Correlation with Echocardiographic Parameters3
Costotomy and “Hand Inside”: a Useful Adjunct to Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery or Just a Silly Idea?3
Re-Exploration for Bleeding or Tamponade after Cardiac Surgery: Impact of Timing and Indication on Outcome3
Mediastinal Drainage after Open Heart Surgery: Comparison of Infectious Complications with Two Different Systems3
Valve Replacement in Children: Early and Late Results3
Acute Pseudo-Obstruction of the Colon (Ogilvie's Syndrome) Following Open Heart Surgery3
Grundvoraussetzungen herzchirurgischer Einheiten zur Behandlung von Patienten mit angeborenen Herzfehlern3
Latest Generation of Balloon-Expandable Valve, the Edwards Sapien 3 Valve: Less Paravalvular Regurgitation but Higher Transvalvular Pressure Gradients3
Surgical Treatment of Bacterial Endocarditis3
Simplified Retroperfusion System Preserves the Myocardial Function During Acute Coronary Artery Occlusion3
Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement in a Low-Middle Income Region in the Modern Era: Midterm Results from a Sub-Saharan Center3
Closure of left atrial appendage: survival benefit for patients with permanent atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery3
Do We Need Basic Research in Cardiac Surgery?3
Microplegia versus Cardioplexol® in Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Minimal Extracorporeal Circulation: Comparison of Two Cardioplegia Concepts3
Hemilaminectomy for a Dumbbell-Shaped Vertebral Hemangioma3
Impact of Donor Hypernatremia on Outcome after Cardiac Transplantation3
Development of Cardiac Transplant Policy in Germany (Part 1)3
Peripheral Arterial Embolism Originating from a Thrombus in the Ascending Aorta3
Intracardiac Rhabdomyoma - Report of a Patient and Review of Literature3
Radiation Exposure and Contrast Volume Differ between Transapical and Transfemoral Aortic Valve Implantation with the Edwards SAPIEN Aortic Valve3
Hybrid Off-pump Second-Stage Aortic Arch Repair after Type A Dissection3
Mediastinal Paraganglioma: a Case Report3
Six-Month Performance of a 3-Dimensional Annuloplasty Ring for Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation3
Minimally Invasive Repair of Post-Pneumonectomy Syndrome3
Black Death, Smallpox, and Continuity in Nature: Philosophies in Generating New Knowledge from Clinical Experiences3
Quadrangular Fixation of Pectus Bars to Prevent Displacement in Nuss Procedure3
Statin Therapy in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Acute Coronary Syndrome3
Survival of Acute Intestinal Infarction after Cardiac Transplantation3
Early-Term Outcomes of Off-Pump versus On-Pump Beating-Heart Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery3
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Infants after Heart Surgery3
Novel Thoughts on Patient–Prosthesis Mismatch in Aortic Valve Replacement: The Rationale for the PAR I Trial3
Effect of ACE Inhibition on the Fibrinolytic System in Patients Requiring Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting3
Channelrhodopsin2 expression in cardiomyocytes: A new tool for light-induced depolarization with high spatio-temporal resolution in vitro and in vivo3
Computed Tomography-Guided Transfissural Coil Localization of Lung Nodules3
Is There Any Difference in Risk Factors between Male and Female Patients in New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?3
Heart Transplantation after Senning Operation for Transposition of the Great Arteries3
Does Undersizing of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Bioprostheses during Valve-in-valve Implantation Avoid Coronary Obstruction? An In Vitro Study3
Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants2
Clinical Experience with Enlargement of the Aortic Annulus by Extension of the Aortic Incision into the Anterior Mitral Leaflet2
Surgical treatment for active infective prosthetic valve endocarditis: 20-year single center experience2
Regenerative Medicine/Cardiac Cell Therapy: Adult/Somatic Progenitor Cells2
Impact of Previous Sternotomy on Outcome after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation2
Focusing on Patient Subcategories: When Could We Expect a Suboptimal Late Result after Coronary Endarterectomy?2
Platelet repellent properties of hydrogel coatings on polyurethane coated glass surfaces2
Reperfusion Arrhythmias After Cardioplegia Using Bretschneider-HTK Solution2
Necrotizing Mediastinitis Linked to Boerhaave's Syndrome: A Surgical Approach2
Tetralogy of Fallot Repair — Long Term Follow-up: Preservation Strategy Improves Late Outcomes2
Effectiveness of Compressive External Bracing in Patients with Flexible Pectus Carinatum Deformity: A Review2
Simultaneous Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization through a Small Left Thoracotomy2
Tacrolimus once-daily formulation in the de-novo prophylaxis of transplant rejection in heart allograft recipients2
Aortic mitral and tricuspid valve replacement with frame mounted aortic heterografts2
Publication Performance in German Academic Heart Surgery2
Prolonged extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in 231 patients after different indications with low cardiac output – a single-center experience2
Pneumothorax and Pregnancy: A Systematic Review of the Current Literature and Proposal of Treatment Recommendations2
Conduit-integration in Correction of Right Ventricular Outflow Obstruction2
Growth of Lung Allografts After Experimental Transplantation2
Cardiac Surgery in Dialysis-Dependent Patients: Impact of Gender on Early Outcome in Single-Center Experience with 204 Consecutive Cases2
Use of the Intraluminal Vascular Prosthesis for the Repair of Aneurysm of the Ascending Aorta2
Mechanical circulatory support in pediatric patients – a review of 15 years2
Impact of Different Aortic Entry Tear Sites on Early Outcomes and Long-Term Survival in Patients with Stanford A Acute Aortic Dissection2
Hemodynamic Findings before and after Aortoventriculoplasty (AVP)*,**2
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopy for Closure of a Bronchial Stump Fistula2
In vivo application of tissue-engineered blood vessels of bacterial cellulose as small arterial substitutes: Proof of concept2
Left-Ventricular Aneurysm in a Young Male due to Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection2
Large diameter self-expanding bare metal stents – Adjuncts in endovascular repair of the thoracic aorta2
How Do Transcatheter Heart Valves Fit in Mitral Annuloplasty Rings and Which Combination Can be Recommended?2
Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum2
Versuche zur Verlängerung der Wiederbelebungszeit nach Asphyxie beim Kaninchen2
Laparoscopic Excision of Gastric Mass Yields Intra-abdominal Esophageal Duplication Cyst2
Long-term Results of Reconstructive Surgery for Acquired Valve Disease: Evaluation of Mitral and Aortic Valvuloplasty2
Aortic Valve–Sparing Root Replacement (David I Procedure) in Adolescents: Long-Term Outcome2
Feasibility of Systematic Transesophageal Endoscopic Mediastinoscopy2
Mitral valve repair: Infective endocarditis after MitralClip2
Surgical Removal of a Ruptured, Detached Angioplasty Balloon after Popliteal Stenting2
HeartWare® Assist Device - Infections, bleedings, and thrombosis dominate morbidity and mortality2
Debulking Surgery Plus Radiation: Treatment Choice for Unresectable Stage III Thymic Carcinoma2
Transthoracic Pacemaker Lead Insertion Via the Right Atrium2
Tracheal Reconstruction after Lower Tracheal Resection Using the Inverted Right Bronchus - an Experimental Study2
Measures of Prevention and Technical Problems during Reoperations in Cardiac Surgery2
Doppler-Sonographic Evidence of Cerebral Microembolism Originating from a Biventricular Assist Device2
Do treatments effects differ between randomised trials and propensity score analyses? Evidence from a meta-propensity score analysis in off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass surgery2
Flow Measurements and Simultaneously Performed Angiography of Aorto-coronary Bypass Grafts during Bypass Surgery2
Survival following Multimodality Treatment Including Surgery for Stage IA–IIIB Small-Cell Lung Cancer2
Levosimendan Effects Benefit Weaning from Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Life Support2
Pathophysiology of Early Failure of Autologous Aortic Heart Valves (ATCV)2
First Clinical Experiences with a New Angioscopic System for Diagnosing Peripheral Vascular Changes2
The Benefit Patients Derive from Aortocoronary Reoperation2
Analysis of Patients Unable to Undergo Adjuvant Chemotherapy after Surgery in Stage IIIA/B Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Will They Benefit from Mediastinal Radiotherapy?2
Robotic-Assisted Lobectomy Favors Early Lung Recovery versus Limited Thoracotomy2
Acute Renal Dysfunction Does Not Develop More Frequently Among Octogenarians Compared to Septuagenarians after Cardiac Surgery2
When Is the Optimal Timing of the Surgical Treatment for Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax?2
Aortic Valve Replacement with the Pulmonary Autograft - Experience of 23 Cases2
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in aortic regurgitation: A case series of 6 patients2
Results of a Ten Year Period of Reconstructive Surgery for Renovascular Disease2
The Organ Care System Heart in High Risk Transplantation with an Adverse Donor/Recipient Profile. Ready for Daily Practice?2
Custom-made Stent Grafts for the Treatment of Pseudoaneurysms after Childhood Coarctation Surgery2
Long-Term Success of Metal Endobronchial Stents in Lung Transplant Recipients2
Aortic Valve Replacement in Octogenarians with Three Different Rapid Deployment/ Sutureless Valves2
Functional Diagnosis in Surgery of the Large Airways*2
Anastomose zwischen System- und Lungenarterie mit Hilfe von Kunststoffprothesen bei cyanotischen Herzvitien2
Right Ventricular Recovery Induced by Temporary Right Ventricular Assist Device Support2
Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Bridge to Cardiac Recovery in Nonischemic Heart Failure: Keeping Weaning from the Device in Mind2
Gender-Dependent Differences in Patients Undergoing Tricuspid Valve Surgery2
Traumatic Herniation of the Heart Into the Right Pleura2
Aorto-cutaneous Fistula: A Rare Complication of Aortic Surgery2
Prosthesis-Annulus-Relation (PAR) as predictor of hemodynamic outcome in aortic valve replacement – rationale of the PAR I trial2
Letter to the Editor2
Pericytes in the human myocardium: Not only an anatomical "internet" coordinating coronary vessels, but also key functional players?2
Primary Pulmonary Paraganglioma with Hodgkin's Lymphoma2
Thrombocytopenia after Sorin Freedom Solo valve implantation: is there a clinical relevance?2
Influence of Gender on Postoperative Outcome after Intra-aortic Balloon Counter-Pulsation and Cardiac Surgery2
Erdheim-Chester Disease in a Female Cardiac Surgery Patient2
Anxiety and depression in mitral valve patients: Perioperatively and 6 months after surgery2
Clinical Impact of Intraoperative Detection of Carcinoembryonic Antigen mRNA in Pleural Lavage Specimens from Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer Patients2
Hemodynamic Assessment of Radial-arterial Pressure-wave Contours in Children2
Comparison of Safety between Different Kinds of Heparins in Patients Receiving Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation2
Critical Analysis of Intra-aortic Balloon Counterpulsation and Transapical Left Ventricular Bypass in the Sufficient and Insufficient Circulation2
Aortic Valve Regurgitation and Ventricular Septal Defect Diagnosed 5 Years after Penetrating Cardiac İnjury2
Postoperatively Increased Serum Alanine Aminotransferase Level Is Closely Associated with Mortality after Cardiac Surgery2
Prevalence of Coronary Artery to Pulmonary Artery Collaterals in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Retrospective Analysis from a Single Center2
Aldo Ricardo Castañeda, MD, PhD: What Is He Really Like?2
Late Pericardial Tamponade after Aortic and Mitral Valve Replacement2
Unusually High Uptake of Fluoro-2-Deoxy-D-Glucose on Pet Scanning of a Benign Paravertebral Mass2
Transapical aortic valve implantation after previous aortic valve replacement2
Intermediate Outcomes after Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement in Multiple Valve Surgery2
Modified Fontan Procedure Using a Retroaortic Atriopulmonary Anastomosis2
Experimental and First Clinical Experiences with Implantable Ultrasonic Doppler Probes for Postoperative Bypass Control after Coronary Surgery2
Internal Atrial Defibrillation - a New Treatment of Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation2
Ivabradine in patients with inappropiate sinus tachycardia after cardiac surgery: alternative to β-blockers?2
Needlescopic Video-Assisted Thoracic Bilateral T4 Sympathicotomy for the Treatment of Primary Palmar Hyperhidrosis: An Analysis of 200 Cases2
The Assessment of Cardiopulmonary Function in Thoracic Surgery2
The Influence of the Primary Tumor on the Long-term Results of Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma2
Management of Massive Pulmonary Hemorrhage Following Pulmonary Endarterectomy2
The C-Port xV® Vascular Anastomosis System: Results from an Animal Trial2
Thymectomy in the Treatment of Myasthenia*2
Predictive Value of Factors affecting Early Results and Complications in Eight Years of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery2
Dissection of Incomplete Fissure Using Electrocautery Is a Safe and Acceptable Method for Thoracoscopic Right Upper Lobectomy2
Reduction of Transplant Vasculopathy by Intraoperative Nucleic Acid-based Therapy in a Mouse Aortic Allograft Model2
“How to Write a Paper”2
Previously Complicated Nuss Procedure Does Not Preclude Blind Removal of the Bar2
Combined Surgical and Endoscopic Approach for Ring–Sling Complex2
A Microcorrosion Cast Study for Analyzing a New Method of Indirect Myocardial Revascularization2
Minimally-invasive mitral valve repair: evolution of the technique to the standard of care for mitral regurgitation2
Ophthalmodynamic Studies in Kinking of the Internal Carotid Artery. Surgical Implications2
Percutaneous Aortic Valve Replacement: Far From Ideal2
The Correlation between Enzyme Release and Myocardial Ultrastructure in Two Different Types of Myocardial Protection during Cardiopulmonary Bypass2
Patients under antidepressants undergoing cardiac surgery have a high risk for adverse events2
Mycobacterium genavense infection in a lung transplant recipient: case report2
AP-1 decoy oligodeoxynucleotide inhibition of matrix metalloproteinase expression in vascular smooth muscle cells of fibrillin-1-deficient mgR/mgR-mice2
Switch from Assist Device to Total Artificial Heart to Improve Cardiac Output2
Forgotten Pioneers in Thoracic Surgery2
Intramyocardial bone marrow stem cell transplantation during coronary artery bypass surgery: A Meta-analysis2
Long Segment Coarctation of the Thoracic Aorta in a Young Adult. An Alternative Treatment2
Cardiovascular interventions after orthotopic heart transplantation2
Epicardial Erythropoietin Hydrogel Improves Cardiac Functions and Accelerates Rapid Proliferation and Tissue Transformation in the Intracardiac Mesenchyme after Myocardial Infarction2
Should the Pectus Bar be Removed Before Pregnancy? Two Case Reports2
‘Soft’ Snaring of the Coronary Artery in Minimally-Invasive Coronary Surgery2
A Case of Bronchopleural Fistula Detected by Monitoring Plasma Endothelin-12
Tissue Specific Inflammatory Response Caused by Cardiopulmonary Bypass - Acute and Preventive Treatment with Selenium Compounds as an Approach to Mitigate I/R Injury2
A Case of Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of the Lung Arising as a Third Primary Tumor2
Perioperative and long-term development of anxiety and depression in CABG – patients2
Isolated Congenital Left Ventricular Diverticulum2
Zur Entstehung intramyokardialer Blutungen2
The number of wires for sternal closure has a significant influence on sternal complications in high risk patients2
Prognostic Scoring System Predictive of Survival after Surgical Resection of Esophageal Carcinoma2
Triple valve surgery: A single center experience in 464 patients2
Major Pathologic Response after Induction Therapy Has a Long-Term Impact on Survival and Tumor Recurrence in Stage IIIA/B Locally Advanced NSCLC2
Progress in Limb Salvage Arterial Surgery: Components and Results of an Aggressive Approach*2
Tricuspid Endocarditis with Ventricular Septal Defect2
A Matched-Pair Analysis of Non-Rib-Spreading, Fully Endoscopic, Mini Incision Technique vs. Conventional Mini-Thoracotomy for Mitral Valve Repair2
Treatment of Chylothorax after Lung Resection: Indications, Timing, and Outcomes2
Cardiac Efficiency During Coronary Occlusion and During Reperfusion After Emergency Revascularization Under Cardioprotection2
Randomized (CO)mparison of (TRI)fecta and (P)erimount Magna Ease Supraannular Aortic Xenografts—CO.TRI.P Study2
Traumatic Intrapericardial Diaphragmatic Rupture2
Xenograft root replacement for excavating aortic root endocarditis2
The Effect of Etilefrine (Effortil®) on Regional Blood Flow during Arterial Reconstructive Surgery2
Predictors of Perioperative Mortality after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the Elderly2
Influence of Left Atrial Appendage Amputation on Natriuretic Peptides—A Randomized Controlled Trial2
Bronchofiberscopy in the Postoperative Management of Lung Surgery Patients2
Benefit of Self-Managed Anticoagulation in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device2
Congenital Diverticulum of the Heart of Biventricular Origin2
Combination of high ScvO2 and hyperlactatemia as sign of microcirculation disorder in patients after cardiac surgery2
Investigation and Evaluation of Potential Aerosol Release by Maquet/Getinge Heater–Cooler Units Used during Cardiac Surgery2
Zur Klinik der Hamarto-Chondrome der Lunge2
Early Postoperative Assessment of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Using Nuclear Left Ventriculography and Atrial Pacing*2
Spontaneous Pneumothorax: A Complication of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Patients2
Neurologic outcome following axillary artery versus classic aortic cannulation in high risk patients: Preliminary results from a prospective randomized study2
Durability of Porcine Bioprosthetic Valves2
Angina Pectoris in Consequence of Subtotal Subclavian Artery Stenosis 2 Years after CABG2
Endobronchial Ultrasound for Benign Tracheal Stenosis2
Surgical Outcomes and Risk Analysis of Primary Pulmonary Sarcoma2
Surgical Treatment of Doxorubicin-Induced Heart Failure2
Aortic Implantation for Anomalous Connection of the Coronary Artery to the Pulmonary Artery in Older Children and Adults2
MiRNA modulation in ascending aortic aneurysms2
Leiomyosarcoma of the Inferior Vena Cava: Novel Surgical Reconstruction Preserves Renal Function1
Transatrial left-ventricular cannulation in acute typ A aortic dissection: Save, easy and effective!1
Hemodynamics and Energy Balance of the Left Ventricle during Low Flow Venoarterial Bypass and Venoarterial Counterpulsation with an Oxygenator in Experimental Animals*,**1
Major Bleeding in Patients with Mediastinitis: A Heartbreaking Series1
Die Hämodynamik in der Frühphase nach Thorakotomie und Lungenresektion1
Sex-Specific Outcome after Ascending Aortic Surgery in Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest1
Distribution and Prevalence of Locoregional Recurrence after Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery for Primary Lung Cancer1
Data Science Meets the Clinician: Challenges and Future Directions1
Invited Commentary: From Moral Reflexes to Ethical Reflection: Ethical Commentary on the Refusal of Cardiac Surgery in Patients with Intravenous Drug Abuse, Active Hepatitis C, or HIV/AIDS1
Hybrid ablation of long standing persistent atrial fibrillation utilizing minimally invasive surgical and endocardial catheter approach: A safety and feasibility study1
Staged Coil Embolisation for the Management of Persistent Aneurysmal Right Subclavian Artery1
Multimedia driven teaching significantly improves students' performance during heart operations when compared to a print medium: a prospective, randomised trial1
Persistence of Reduced Left Ventricular Function after Aortic Valve Surgery for Aortic Valve Regurgitation: Bicuspid versus Tricuspid1
Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Tissue Engineered Cardiac Repair1
Postoperative Plasma Mitochondrial DNA and Cytokine Profiles of Elderly Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement1
Zur Frage der Akupunktur-Analgesie in der offenen Herzchirurgie1
Modifikation der Operationstechnik bei tiefer Becken- und Oberschenkel-Venenthrombose1
Prosthetic Reconstruction of Superior Vena Cava System for Thymic Tumor: A Retrospective Analysis of 22 Cases1
Early and Long-term Results after Surgical Treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm*1
The impact of preoperative neurologic events in patients suffering from native infective valve endocarditis1
Apoptosis in Marfan Syndrome Aneurysms - it's not Only the Loss of Cells1
Agent Provocateur1
Immediate Spinal Cord Backup Flow during Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure: Intraspinal or Paraspinal System?1
Calcification of Aortic Valve Is Not Associated with Neurologic Events or Need for Pacemaker Implantation in TAVI Patients1
Autologous Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) - A new therapeutic option for postoperative wound complications and infections of the sternum1
Prevascularization and in vitro perfusion of engineered heart tissue1
Ergebnisse der Resektion des Oesophaguscarcinoms1
Preoperative Estimation of Resectable Trachea by the Cervical Approach in Surgery for Tracheal Stenosis1
Doppler Ultrasound Studies of Subclavian Steal Hemodynamics in Subclavian Stenosis1
Severe Calcification of the Ascending Aorta Detected Incidentally in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery1
Long-Term Patency of Open Revascularization for Visceral Artery Pathologies1
Stroke after Emergent Surgery for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Predictors, Outcome, and Neurologic Recovery1
Off-Pump Tricuspid Annuloplasty through a Direct Transatrial Approach: Early Results1
Successful extraction of an ICD lead fragment in the left ventricle of a heart transplant with a snare-catheter1
Die Technik der Tunnellierung des Retrosternalraumes bei der retrosternalen Speiseröhrenplastik1
Evaluation of Strategies in the Management of Infective Aortic Valve Endocarditis at German Cardiac Surgical Departments1
First results in the development of a pneumatically driven temporary left ventricle assist device1
Experimental lung transplantation - impact of preservation solution and route of delivery1
Gendered Innovation in Cardiovascular Science: Implementation of Sex and Gender into Clinical and Biomedical Research1
Hematologic Effects of Heart Valve Prostheses and Vascular Grafts after Aortic Root Replacement1
Lactate level as prognostic factor of mortality in patients after cardiac surgery1
Über lymphangiomatöse Tumoren im Herzbeutelbereich11
Analysis of Endoscopy Intervention in Postesophagectomy Anastomotic Leak: A Retrospective Study1
Repeated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in Patients with Patent Atherosclerotic Grafts: A Special Challenge1
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Bicuspid versus Tricuspid Valve Pathologies - A Propensity Matched Comparison1
Atrial Resection without Cardiopulmonary Bypass for Lung Cancer1
3D-printing models to create custom-made devices for coil embolisation of anastomotic leak after aortic arch replacement1
Acute Effect of Mitral Valve Repair on Mitral Valve Geometry1
Future Perspectives of a Childrens' Heart Center after More Than 200 Pediatric Heart Transplantations1
A Novel Designed Valved Conduit for RVOT Reconstruction in Grown-up Congenital Heart Patients: a Glimpse Down the Road1
The Mosaic Bioprosthesis in the Aortic Position: 17 Years' Results1
Transapical aortic valve implantation: our first 161 patients1
Tissue engineering of regenerative cardiovascular patch material based on decellularized pericardium1
Concomitant Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Subclavian Revascularization1
Common and Uncommon Variations of Pulmonary Venous Drainage in Patients Undergoing Thoracoscopic Lobectomy1
The Impact of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Outcome in Patients Undergoing Transfemoral versus Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Data from the VIenna transCaTheter aOrtic1
First Experience of a Novel Decellularized Patch Material (CardioCel™) for Different Applications in Congenital Heart Surgery1
Histological changes in a model of chronic heart failure induced by multiple sequential coronary microembolization in sheep1
Simultaneous carotid endarterectomy and cardiac surgery. Early results of 386 patients1
Pulmonary Metastasectomy of Sarcoma: Is the Ratio of Surgical Margin to Nodule Size a Prognostic Factor?1
Human iPS-cell-derived engineered heart tissue for cardiac repair1
Titanium coating of glutaraldehyde-fixed heart valve prostheses enables a reduced immune response and a self-seeding within circulation1
Aortic Root Enlargement with Glycerol-preserved Homologous Dura Mater Patch during Aortic Valve Replacement1
Mid-term Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting1
Right Coronary Artery - Right Atrial Fistula and Anomalous Connection of the Superior Vena Cava to the Left Atrium of latrogenic Origin1
Do we need another inflammation marker in cardiac surgery?1
Die Versorgung des Bronchusstumpfes bei der Lungenresektion1
Omitting Chest Tube Drainage after Subxiphoid Thoracoscopic Thymectomy1
A Surgical Management of Aortic Insufficiency Concomitant with Mediastinal Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma1
Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intrathoracic chemotherapy perfusion for malignant pleural tumors: perioperative management and early clinical experience1
Valve-in-valve Procedures in Failing Biological Xenografts with the New Edwards Sapien 3®: Experiences in Aortic and Tricuspid Positions1
Clinical outcome in heart transplant recipients with chronic kidney disease receiving thymoglobin for induction therapy1
Degree of Carotid Artery Stenosis in Neurologically Asymptomatic Cardiac Surgical Patients Suffering from Perioperative Stroke: Results of an Observational Study1
Transatrial left ventricular cannulation for arterial return in CABG with severe aortic calcification1
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with cortical blindness at normal therapeutic levels of cyclosporine following bilateral lung transplantation - a case report1
Epicardial left ventricular leads via minithoracotomy: Role of sutureless leads1
Placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells for allogenic cardiac cell therapy1
Sekundäre Speisewegsrekonstruktion nach Resektion eines Kardiakarzinoms1
The INSPIRE International Lung Trial with the Organ Care System Technology (OCS™) - Interim Report1
Vergleichende Modelluntersuchungen zu künstlichen Herzklappen im Kreislaufsimulator*1
Effectiveness of Polyglycolic Acid Sheet Covering and Platelet-Rich Plasma after Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Spontaneous Pneumothorax1
Course of von Willebrand factor in recipients of axial-flow and centrifugal blood pumps in up to 12 months of follow-up1
Transapical mitral valved stent implantation: Computed tomographic comparison1
Senning and mustard atrial switch procedures: Long term follow-up, morbidity and complications1
Ventrikelperforation durch intrakardiale Schrittmacherelektroden1
Description of a novel ex-vivo imaging and investigation technique to record, analyze and visualize heart valve motion under physiological conditions1
Gender specific symptom experiences in patients after heart transplantation1
Bullet in the Interventricular Septum: Report of Surgical Removal in Two Cases1
Efficacy Assessment of the Drainage with Permanent Airflow Measurement in the Treatment of Pneumothorax with Air Leak1
Gender Effects on Health Care Costs in Cardiovascular Medicine—A Black Box?1
Akute Eingriffe am Thorax bei Kindern1
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Influenza-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome1
Relief of Airway Compression by Enlarged Pulmonary Artery - Modified Palliative Suspension of the Artery after Plication1
Impact of protein coating strategies on the re-endothelialization of biological heart valve scaffolds1
Laser-based lead extraction of an accidentally left ventricular placed ICD lead1
Long term outcomes and quality of life in octogenarians after coronary artery surgery1
A New Surgical Technique for Spontaneous Esophagopleural Fistula after Pneumonectomy: Cervical Esophagogastrostomy via Presternal and Subcutaneous Route, Using a Thoracic Esophageal Mucosal Stripping1
Expression Patterns of ABCA3 and TTF-1 in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer1
Manubriotomy versus sternotomy in thymectomy for myasthenia gravis. Evaluation of the pulmonary status1
Pulmonary Artery Pseudoaneurysm Caused by a Rare Vascular Tumor: Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma1
Delayed Cervical Esophagogastric Anastomosis1
Pyoderma Gangrenosum after Cardiac Surgery1
Tracheobronchiale Rekonstruktion nach ausgedehnter Trachearesektion1
Development of a risk score predicting 1-year mortality after transcatheter aortic valve implantation1
Surgery for infective endocarditis with cerebral embolism – a consecutive series of 375 patients1
Associations between the Transfusion of 1 and 2 Units of Leukocyte-depleted Red Blood Cells and Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Open Heart Valve Surgery1
Load of technetium 99 labeled neutrophils in organs after cardiopulmonary bypass1
Hemolysis in patients with ventricular assist devices (VAD): Systems differ significantly1
Zur Pathogenese, Klinik und Therapie des Chylothorax1
Postinfarct remodeling causes insulin resistance and defects in substrate oxidation1
Permanente transvenöse Elektrostimulation des Herzens mit einer myokardial-fixierten Elektrode1
Uncommon Type of Mitral Insufficiency Caused by Perivalvular Communication Between Left Ventricle and Left Atrium1
Bronchial Drainage Prior to Bronchography - A Possible Modification1
“When Aneurysm Ain't Aneurysm”: Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm Mimicked by Healed Abscess Cavity under the Aortic Valve1
Invited Commentary1
A Newly Developed mm-Wave Sensor for Detecting Plaques of Arterial Vessels1
Rudolf Zenker1
Prospective assessment of quality of life in patients aged 80 years and older undergoing cardiac surgery1
Minimal invasive access in surgery for aneurysms of the ascending aorta1
Protective effect of apigenin in a rat model of lung ischemia-reperfusion1
Sternal Anomalies in Asymptomatic Patients after Median Sternotomy and Potential Influencing Factors1
Stanford A dissection in octo- and septuagenarins: results of midterm follow-up1
Invited Commentary1
Valve-sparing root reconstruction in acute type A aortic dissection: a comparative analysis1
Die Anwendung der Allgemeinbetäubung bei der Bronchoskopie1
Morphological Hazards of Deuterium Oxide as a Cardioplegic Agent1
Further Evolution of a New Nonbiological Transcatheter Valvular Prosthesis1
Combined superoxide dismutase mimetic and peroxynitrite scavenger protects against neointima formation after endarterectomy in association with decreased proliferation and nitro-oxidative stress1
Is Endothelial Neoplastic Implantation the Reason for the Intravenous Leiomyomatosis in the Heart without Direct Growth from Vena Cava? A Report of Six Cases1
Miniaturized Medos® diagonal pump as left ventricular assist device in a sheep model1
Mortality after transapical aortic valve implantation is not related to the procedure but to the pre-operative risk1
Anticoagulation with Argatroban in Patients Undergoing Extracorporal Life Support System Therapy1
Minimal invasive mitral valve repair for Barlow syndrome: Early and long-term results1
Report about Thoracic Research Scholarship at Toronto with a contribution to the Current Status of Single Lung Transplantation in this Institution and Review of the Literature1
Elective Primary or Secondary Delayed Sternal Closure Improves Outcome in Severely Compromised Patients1
Relative AV Insufficiency - Morphometric and Morphologic Investigation of the AV-valve Apparatus*,**1
New Mitral Annuloplasty Ring Enables Oversizing of Transcatheter Heart Valve and Prevents Central or Paravalvular Leakage1
Quality of life of octogenarians after cardiac surgery1
Electrically contractile tissue assembled from polymer nanofibers for myocardial tissue engineering enables systolic augmentation in an ischemic rat heart model1
Transapical aortic valve implantation: Incidence and predictors of paravalvular leakage and transvalvular regurgitation in a series of 441 patients1
Late Results of Direct Myocardial Revascularisation1
Effect of postoperative delirium on quality of life and daily activities 6 month after elective cardiac surgery in the elderly1
Pneumonectomy for Lung Metastases: Report of Ten Cases1
Exercise Echocardiography following Septal Myectomy for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy1
Durchblutungsänderungen im großen und kleinen Kreislauf nach experimentellen Pneumektomien1
Prevention of Prosthetic Disc Immobilization by Prolapsed Sutures1
Fortschritte bei der Behandlung der koronaren Luftembolie1
Wrapping in Ascending Aortic Aneurysms as an Alternative for Replacement: Is It Beneficial?1
Postoperative Changes in Myosin Light Chain and Comparison with Postoperative Clinical Variables in Patients Who Have Undergone Valve Surgery1
Transpleuraler, transsternaler und kontralateraler Zugang bei Operationen wegen Bronchialfistel nach Pneumonektomie1
Expression of the Hippo effectors YAP and TAZ in valvular interstitial cells from porcine aortic valves1
Outcomes after cardiac transplantation using organ care system in extended criteria donors and high risk recipients1
Funktionskontrolle von rekonstruierten Arterien durch postoperative elektromagnetische Strömungsmessung* **1
Mesenchymal cord blood stem cells: A superior source for cardiac immunotherapy?1
The End Is Nigh1
Cyclooxygenase-2 expression in lung in patients with congenital heart malformations and pulmonary arterial hypertension1
Comment on: Takanami et al. Life-Threatening Airway Obstruction1
Bypasses to Plantar and Lateral Tarsal Arteries: An Extended Approach to Limb Salvage1
A Specific Instrument to Facilitate Thoracoscopic Ligation1
Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Metastases: Analysis of a 13-Year Single-Center Experience1
Pericardiectomy for Constrictive Pericarditis Using a Percutaneous Heparin-Coated Cardiopulmonary Support System1
Minithoracotomy and Beating Heart Strategy for Mitral Surgery in Secondary Mitral Regurgitation1
The Impact of Thrombus Size and Localization on Acoustic Signals in Ventricular Assist Devices1
Lower Limb Transcutaneous Oxygen Tension during Aortic Bypass Grafting1
The Freestyle Valve in Severe Necrotizing Aortic Root Endocarditis: Comorbidity Upon Outcome1
Impact of surgical approach on neurological adverse events: Single-center experience with HeartWare HVAD implanted via left lateral thoracotomy1
Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting by Median Sternotomy in Patients with a Tracheostoma1
Thoracoscopic Bilateral Bullectomy for Simultaneously Developed Bilateral Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax: Ipsilateral Transmediastinal versus Bilateral Sequential Approach1
Morphologie und Funktion eines intramyokardialen, “sinussoidalen” Strömungsnetzes1
The HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD): A Single Institutional 10-Year Experience1
Unintentional Placement of Pleural Drain in the Hepatic Vein1
Surgical Treatment of Bilateral Lung Cancers: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors1
ECLS for Life-Threatening Complications in Mesothelioma Surgery: Is It Worthwhile?1
Transdifferentiation and cell-fusion are two different ways of bone marrow stromal cells to develop into cardiac lineage1
Low-Volume Cardioplegia and Myocardial Protection in Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery1
Spinal cord ischemia following total aortic arch replacement and endovascular stenting of the descending thoracic aorta (TEVAR). Pathophysiological investigations in a porcine model1
Plantar Sweating as an Indicator of Lower Risk of Compensatory Sweating after Thoracic Sympathectomy1
Post-Coronary Artery Bypass Medications in Dialysis Patients: Do We Need to Change Strategies?1
Results of Modern Mitral Valve Repair in Patients with Marfan Syndrome1
Perioperative DynaCT for improved imaging during transcatheter aortic valve implantation1
Experiences with the Toronto SPVBioprosthesis After Three Years Follow-Up1
Der venöse Katheterismus und die mediastinale Venographie beim malignen intrathorakalen Tumor1
Erfahrungen in der Herzchirurgie mit der Herz-Lungenmaschine*)1
Innovative Solution for Grasping Forceps Support Suction to Facilitate Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery1
Intrabronchiales Chondrom*)1
Longterm follow-up after prospectively randomized evaluation of stentless versus conventional xenograft aortic valve replacement1
Vanishing Wor(l)ds1
In Vitro Modeling of Congenital Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes1
Influence of operative strategy for Debakey Type I Aortic Dissection-Analysis of the GERAADA Registry1
TAVI in Patients with Large Aortic Annulus: First Clinical Experience with a New Self-Expandable Prosthesis1
Novel biodegradable vascular prosthesis: short-term results after carotid artery replacement in the pig1
The Ross-procedure: Long-term Results of Homografts Versus Xenografts1
A 6.2-cm Tracheal Segment Resection for Tracheal Post-intubation Stenosis1
A New Diagnostic Procedure for Assessing Intracardiac Flow Disturbances in Patients with Heart Valve Disease1
Sternal wound infections avoided: ChloraPrep® Skin Antiseptic passed further clinical tests1
Untersuchungen zur Papillarmuskelfunktion nach Mitralprothesenimplantation1
The “Auto-sliding Graft” Aortic Wrapping Technique1
Axillary Cannulation for Surgical Repair for Acute Stanford A Aortic Dissection: Long-term Survival and Freedom from Major Cerebrovascular Events with up to 10-year Follow-up1
Marfan syndrome and the mitral valve - incidence, pathology and results after surgery1
Tricuspid valve surgery in high risk patients: A single institutional experience with the technique of minimally invasive surgery via right mini-thoracotomy1
Successful management of fulminant pulmonary embolism using the LIFEBRIDGE-B2T® portable extracorporeal life support system1
Status of Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Medicine in Germany in 2018: A Report on Behalf of the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery1
Impact of acute kidney injury on outcome in patients with severe respiratory failure on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation1
Argatroban in the managment of patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT) undergoing implantation of a left ventricular assist device. An institutional experience1
Treatment of Multiple Unilateral Arteriovenous Pulmonary Fistulae by Transection of the Pulmonary Artery1
Surgical procedures for aorto-oesophageal and aortobronchial fistula following TEVAR1
Predictive Value of EuroSCORE II in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy1
Pitfalls in Interpreting the Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch Outcome1
Nonlethal Penetrating Cardiac Injury from a Hammer Splinter1
J. Mikulicz-Radecki, K. H. Bauer, and W. Bross. Three Great Surgeons, Three Different Epochs, One Clinic in Wroclaw1
Comparison of the SJM Trifecta™ Bioprosthetic Valve with Sorin Freedom Solo™ Regarding Thrombocytopenia, Hemolysis and Hemodynamic Performance after Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery1
Localization of Exogenous Mesenchymal Stem Cells in a Pig Model of Lung Transplantation1
Does Incisional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Prevent Sternal Wound Infections?1
Off-pump Revascularization with Bilateral versus Single Mammary Arteries—A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis1
20-year survivors of heart transplantation at Stanford University1
Use of Organs for Heart Transplantation after Rescue Allocation: Comparison of Outcome with Regular Allocated High Urgent Recipients1
Repair strategies in hammock and parachute mitral valves in infants and children1
Overexpression of MicroRNA-106b-5p Attenuates Kidney Injuries after Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest in Rats1
MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers in aortic diseases1
Homografts and Xenografts in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract in Infants and Children1
R3 versus R4 Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Severe Palmar Hyperhidrosis1
In vivo assessment of anti-CD34 coated ePTFE vascular prostheses1
Urgent implantation of the Berlin Heart Excor biventricular assist device as a total artificial heart in a patient with single ventricle circulation1
Development and Evaluation of 3D-Printed Models of Human Tracheobronchial System for Training in Flexible Bronchoscopy1
Surgical outcome of right-sided infective endocarditis (IE): Which patients for which procedure?1
Quality of life after thoracoscopic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis1
Comparison of the anatomic aortic valve area to quantification by multiplane transoesophageal echocardiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and invasively at catheterization1
Transapical Edwards Sapien treatment of an insufficient Corevalve1
Staged Hybrid Approach to Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection Involving the Distal Arch Associated with Aortic Root Aneurysm1
Tumoren des Glomus caroticum*1
3D Imaging for Facilitation of Totally Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery1
Primäre Dermoidcyste der Lunge1
New Standards in Orthotopic Cardiac Xenotransplantation of Multitransgenic Pig Hearts Preserved with “Steens” Cold Blood Cardioplegia Perfusion in a Pig-to-Baboon Model with CD40mAb or CD40L Costimula1
Postoperative Thoracic Pain Treatment: Serratus Anterior or Erector Spinae Plane Block?1
Preoperative prediction of survival for ventricular assist device (VAD) patients1
Fibrin-based tissue engineered vascular graft in carotid artery position – the first in vivo experiences1
Surface modified PTFE promotes endothelial cell adhesion and simultaneously inhibits the attachment of platelets and bacteria1
Exact heparin level in blood – novel light-scattering analysis makes the intraoperative direct determination possible1
Gender and Its Implications for Cardiothoracic Perioperative Care and Anesthesia1
Medical Misinformation1
Retrieval of Broken Left-Atrial Catheter Using a Rigid Bronchoscope1
Sapien XT versus Sapien 3 Prosthesis: Preliminary Results of a Meta-analysis1
A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever1
Die bilaterale Ureterobstruktion als Komplikation von Iliakaaneurysmen1
Mediastinale gastrogene Cyste1
Letter from the Editor1
Peripheral ECMO therapy for postcardiotomy failure in cardiac surgery patients: A single centre experience1
The influence of bicuspid aortic valves on the dynamic pressure distribution in the ascending aorta – a Porcine Ex-vivo Model1
Underlying Mechanism of Soluble CD74/Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Complex Formation in Myocardial Protection1
Intramyocardial transplantation of bioartificial cardiac tissue splints for restauration of infarcted myocardium in rats1
Nonreversed Saphenous Vein Grafts in Coronary Surgery1
Non-elective cardiac surgery in octogenarians: How effective are we?1
Atrial-Esophageal Fistula after Thoracoscopic Maze Surgery: The Real Perspective1
Minimal requirements for a congenital heart surgery programme: contribution of the Aristotle complexity score1
Standardized Weaning from Temporary Extracorporeal Life Support in Cardiovascular Patients1
Management and Outcomes of Patients on Preoperative Plavix (Clopidogrel) Undergoing General Thoracic Surgery1
Cardiogenic progenitor cells derived from skeletal muscle - A promising autologous cell source for cardiac cell therapy1
The Concept of “Direct Mechanical Ventricular Assistance” in the Treatment of Left-Ventricular Failure - Part 1: Idea, Development and Construction of an Implantable Multi-Chamber Pump System Partiall1
Vive la différence1
Clinical Application of Thrombin Generation: A Deeper Reflection of Plasmatic Haemostasis of Ventricular Assist Device Recipients1
Closure of median sternotomy: an overview of different sternal closure techniques1
Everting Closure for Interrupted Aortic Arch, Ventricular Septal Defect, and Severe Subaortic Stenosis1
Sentinel Node Microscopic Metastasis Detected after Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer Followed by Completion Lobectomy: Two Case Reports1
Totale Ösophagektomie mit zerviko-abdominaler Überbrückungsplastik beim Karzinom des mittleren und hohen Ösophagus*1
Aneurysma des rechten Ausflußtraktes nach Perikardflickenplastik1
Rationale and trial design of the Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study (LAAOS III)1
In Memoriam Hans Jürgen Bretschneider (1922-1993)1
Left Atrial Ball Thrombus1
Swallow Your Pride1
Outcomes of Arch Reintervention for Recurrent Coarctation in Young Children1
Intraoperative Visualization of Coronary Artery Fistula Using Medical Dye1
The role of NT-proBNP in chronic heart failure and renal insufficiency1
High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) after cardiac surgery: Correlation to postoperative complications and comparison with creatine kinase-MB1
Stellate Ganglion Block as Therapy for Uncontrollable Ventricular Fibrillation in an LVAD Patient1
Extracorporeal life support during PCI and TAVI procedures using Mini-ECMO systems1
Reply by the Authors of the Original Article1
Thrombocytopenia following aortic valve replacement1
Left Ventricular Epicardial Lead Implantation via Left Minithoracotomy1
Volume-Based Consolidation-to-Tumor Ratio Is a Useful Predictor for Postoperative Upstaging in Stage I and II Lung Adenocarcinomas1
Über die Wirkung von Barbitursäure und Cocktail lytique auf die Wiederbelebungszeit nach Trachealabklemmung mit gleichzeitiger Gehirnischämie*1
'No Touch' Technique for Coronary Anastomoses with Arterial Grafts1
Atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing on-pump or off-pump coronary surgery - lessons learned from GOPCABE1
The Predictive Value of Platelet Function Point-of-Care Tests for Postoperative Blood Loss and Transfusion in Routine Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review1
Paradoxical Brain Embolism Caused by Pulmonary Arteriovenous Fistula1
Mid-term Outcomes in 11 Surgical Patients with Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma: Single-Center Experience1
Novel Choices of Cannula for Blood Delivery via Femoral Artery in Pediatric Patients1
Exstirpation eines in mehrfacher Hinsicht bemerkenswerten Pleuratumors *)1
Treatment of malignant pleural effusion: consequent talc pleurodesis shows best results1
Zum Problem der Frühdiagnose und Frühoperation der isolierten Bronchusruptur*1
Results of Surgical Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Positive Sputum Cytology: Experience from a Single Institution1
Mediastinales Tuberkulom mit Ösophagusfistel1
Hydatid Cysts in the Pericardium - A New Case and Review of the Literature1
External Prosthetic Reinforcement of the Pulmonary Autograft1
In-vivo Monitoring of Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts1
Percutaneous MitraClip therapy: Early and one year results from the ACCESS-EU prospective, multicenter, non randomized post-approval study in Europe1
Stabilizing autologous vascularized intestine patch for myocardial substitution by magnesium scaffolds1
Predictive risk factors, short- and long-term outcome of patients with liver cirrhosis undergoing heart surgery with extracorporeal circulation1
Effect of pulsatile and nonpulsatile left ventricular assist devices on plasma renin activity1
Microvascular alterations during surgical aortic valve replacement utilizing minimal extracorporeal circulation and conventional cardiopulmonary bypass1
Zur Dekortikation der Lunge bei Tuberkulose1)1
Invited Commentary: High Risk Cardiac Surgery in Intravenous Drug-Addicted Patients: Are There Any Limits for Repetitive Surgical Treatment?1
Functional Criteria for Operability in Lung Surgery - Introduction1
Pericardial fluids or Cardiopulmonary Bypass—Is There a Major Culprit for Changes in Coagulation and Inflammation?1
Sauerstoffverbrauch und Hämodynamik bei kombinierter Anwendung von Herz-Lungen-Maschine und tiefer Hypothermie bis 10° C1
The impact of intraaortic balloon pumping on bypass graft flow in relation to perfusion territory in critical ill patients1
Functional and Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation: One Ring Fits All?1
CentriMag short-term ventricular assist device as a bridge to decision in post-cardiotomy cardiogenic shock1
Rare Type of Quadricuspid Aortic Valve Requiring Surgical Replacement1
Minimal invasive access – the beneficial impact on quality of life for patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement1
Evaluation of Circulating Exosomes to Predict Emerging Valve Prosthesis-patient Mismatches after Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement1
Surgery for Fulminant Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis after Transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation1
Mitral Valve Repair Through Combined Left Atrial and Ventricular Approach for Congenital Mitral Stenosis1
Midterm Results of Minimally Invasive Approach in David Procedure1
Über das Verschlußsystem der terminalen Speiseröhre1
Erratum to: Lung Tissue Damage Caused by Heat Accumulation from Adjacent Laser Application: Surgical Implications1
Ma Cualli Tonalli1
Myocardial Protection in Valve Replacement Procedures: Moderate Systemic Hypothermia versus Cold Cardioplegic Arrest - A 4 1/2 Years' Experience1
Letter from the Editor1
Tissue Engineered Blood Vessels of Bacterial Nanocellulose: Impact of Surface Modification on Patency and Cell Immigration1
Editor's Note1
Experimental Studies for Small Diameter Grafts in an In Vivo Sheep Model—Techniques and Pitfalls1
Outcome and health-related quality of life after cardiothoracic surgery of patients with short-term and prolonged mechanical ventilation1
Do elevated levels of interleukin-6 activated through PICSO intervention promote structural regeneration in heart failure patients?1
Hyperthyroidism under Immunosuppression after Heart Transplantation as a Late-onset of Amiodarone-treatment1
Metformin ingestion prior to cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass: Effects on lactate homeostasis and outcome1
Low infection rate after implantation of the HeartMate II LVAD1
Anomalous Origin of Left Coronary Artery from Pulmonary Artery. Evolution of Right and Left Coronary Circulation after Surgical Correction in Four Cases with Delayed Control1
Impact of Preoperative Functional Status on Quality of Life after Cardiac Surgery1
Die knorpelbedingten – chondrogenen – Bronchusstenosen1
Short-term intervention to reduce anxiety before artery coronary bypass surgery - A randomised controlled study1
A Blood Test to Predict the Future1
Ten Year Institutional Results of 465 Consecutive Adult Patients in Cardio-pulmonary Failure Supported with Veno-arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation1
Skeletal Muscle Ventricles (SMVs) and Biomechanical Hearts (BMHs) with a self endothelializing titanized blood contacting surface1
First Result of a Tailored Progressive Multistep Approach for the Treatment of Aorto-esophageal Fistulae1
Data of the German working group "Wundmanagement". Opportunities to optimize prevention and treatment of deep sternal wound infections1
Treatment of ascending aortic aneurysms by different surgical techniques: Comparison of early and long-term results1
Cross-validation of clinical scores predicting severe acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery1
Medical rapid prototyping (MRP) in adult- and paediatric cardiac surgery1
Cardiac Surgery in the Federal Republic of Germany during 1983. A Report by the German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery1
Malignant Lymphoma of the Posterior Mediastinum with Transverse Myelopathy1
Die Lungenveränderungen nach Bronchographie mit carboxymethylcellulosehaltigen Kontrastmitteln1
Intermittent Antegrade Warm Blood Cardioplegia: What Is Next?1
W. P. Demichow: Bedeutung seiner experimentellen Tätigkeit in der Entwicklung der Organtransplantation1
Long-term Assessment of Survival, Functional Status and Quality of Life of Patients Requiring Prolonged ICU Treatment after Cardiac Surgery1
S3-Leitlinie (Langversion) „Management der Mediastinitis nach herzchirurgischem Eingriff“1
Lung transplantation in the age of the lung allocation score1
New Device for the Treatment of Functional Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Proof of Concept in an In Vitro Model1
Continuous rhythm monitoring after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation using an implantable loop recorder1
Impact of Hyperinsulinemia and Hyperglycemia on Valvular Interstitial Cells - A Link between Calcific Aortic Valve Disease and Type 2 Diabetes1
Progressive Chest Wall Bleeding Caused by Bronchial Stump Nails after Lobectomy1
A Case of Tetralogy of Fallot with Pulmonary Atresia and Restrictive Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defect1
Vergleichende Untersuchungen über den Einfluß von Dopamin bzw. Orciprenalin* auf Herz- und Nierenfunktion nach kardiochirurgischen Eingriffen1
Kongenitale Herzbeutelzysten1
Should We Move Up the Clock on Preventive Intervention in Marfan's Disease?1
Tuberkulom des Mediastinums1
Mechanical preconditioning enables electrophysiological coupling of skeletal myoblast cells to myocardium1
Bridge to heart transplantation in an awake patient by veno-arterial extracorporal life support and additional left ventricular unloading by atrioseptostomy1
Facilitated Frozen Elephant Trunk Surgery by Zone 2 Anastomosis1
Fibrin-based engineered heart tissue for cardiac repair: Initial results after transplantation1
Surgery of the Venous System - Present State of the Art1
Prosthesis-patient mismatch after transcatheter aortic valve implantation – myth or reality?1
Coronary reconstructive surgery versus coronary artery bypass grafting - a documentation gap1
Minimally Invasive Versus Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Valve Surgery1
Efficacy of Stentless Aortic Bioprosthesis Implantation for Aortic Stenosis with Small Aortic Annulus1
Hämodynamische und echokardiographische Untersuchungen nach Mitralklappenersatz durch glutaraldehydfixierte Xenoprothesen1
On the Advent and Necessity of Molecular Biology in the Clinical Management of Lung Cancer*1
Off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: A systematic review and meta-analysis of propensity score analyses1
Vascular complications related to intra-aortic balloon pump in cardiac surgical patients: the past and the future1
Impact of Hepatic Cirrhosis on Outcome in Adult Cardiac Surgery1
Time saving modification of arch replacement in frozen elephant trunk procedure1
The COSTA Study: Sternal Closure in High-Risk Patients - A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial1
Lung Nodules in Cancer Patients: Chest CT Scan Misses Up to 66% of Malignant Nodules1
Influence of Follow-up Response on Risk-Factor Analysis1
Reduction of driveline infections through doubled driveline tunneling of left ventricular assist devices (LVAD)1
Nahtmaterial als Bronchialfremdkörper nach Lobektomie1)1
Heart Injuries in post mortem CT (PMCT)1
Diagnostische Möglichkeiten der selektiven Lungenangiographie *1
Results and Experience from Berlin1
Persistent chest wall pain due to sternal wire sutures after median sternotomy. How effective is sternal wire removal?1
Dexmedetomidine Provides Effective Pain Modulation and Rapid Extubation during Perioperative Fast-track Management in Patients after Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting1
ScvO2/lactate-ratio as prognostic factor of mortality in patients admitted to intensive care unit after cardiac surgery1
On-pump aortic valve replacement without allogeneic blood product transfusion1
Predictors of prolonged mechanical ventilation after cardiac surgery1
A Comparative Study of Median Sternotomy and Standard Thoracotomy Wound Skin Closure Methods1
Extensive Metastasectomy for a Single Lesion with Cardiac Invasion1
Typing of cellular deposits on oxygenator membranes after extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute lung failure1
Unfallmechanismus und Unfallmechanik der Aortenruptur im geschlossenen Thoraxtrauma1
Late Results of Prosthetic Valve Replacement for Aortic Regurgitation and the Prognostic Significance of the End-diastolic and Regurgitated Blood Volumes1
Pathology of Pleural Mesothelioms1
Transapical aortic valve implantation for high risk patients with severe aortic stenosis: 3 months results of a multicenter study using the JenaValve second generation transcatheter aortic valve impla1
Let It Bleed1
How Does the Aortic Geometry Change When the Descending Aorta Dissects?1
Development of a Fully Automated Testing Device for Biological, Minimal Invasive and Tissue Engineered Heart Valve Prostheses1
Impact of muscle mass on non ischemic myoglobin serum levels in patients undergoing cardiac surgery1
Management of Ascending Suture Line Sepsis by Excision on the Ascending Aorta and Insertion of a Left Ventricular Apex to Aorta Conduit1
Clinical Use of Tailored Computed Tomography to Prevent Poststernotomy Dehiscence1
Repair of Bronchial Anastomosis Following Lung Transplantation1
Accessory Valve Cusp as a Cause of Outflow Tract Obstruction in Atrio-ventricular and Ventriculo-arterial Discordance1
Regarding Neurogenic Malignant Tumors in the Mediastinum1
Symptomatologie und Verlauf der Aortenruptur bei geschlossener Thoraxverletzung, an Hand von 12 Fällen1
Intrabronchiales psammöses Neurofibrom*1
Continuous Beta-Blocker Therapy Delays Structural Deterioration after Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve Replacement1
Why Does Prosthetic Replacement Seemingly Have Higher Perioperative Mortality Than Valve Repair in Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation?1
Hemocompatibility-Related Adverse Events in HeartMate 3 Patients: A Single-Center Experience1
Interleukin-1 Receptor-Related Protein ST2 and Mitral Valve Repair Outcome in Patients with Chronic Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation1
The Surgical Management of all the Mechanical Complications of Myocardial Infarction in the Same Patient1
Bleeding events and thrombembolic events in the longer term after TAVI1
Interruption of the Inferior Vena Cava and Azygos Continuation in a Child with Partial Atrioventricular Septal Defect1
The mosaic bioprosthesis in the aortic position: 17 years' results1
Conscious Sedation versus General Anesthesia in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Insights from the German Aortic Valve Registry1
Carcinoembryonic Antigen Level in Serum and Pleural Lavage Fluid in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer1
Are bicuspid aortic valves a limitation for sutureless Perceval implantation?1
Erweiterte Mediastinoskopie1
Novel Perfusion Technique for Norwood Operations: Additional Percutaneous Cannulation of the Femoral Artery for Lower Body Perfusion1
Improved Technique in Permanent Atrial Pacing1
Reverse Potts-Shunt for Bridging to Transplant, Recovery or Long-term Palliation1
A novel flow cytometry based assay for therapeutic monitoring of mTOR-inhibitor induced immunosuppression after heart transplantation0
Zur Operationsindikation beim Vorhofseptumdefekt mit pulmonaler Hypertension0
Reply by the Authors of the Original Article: SYNTAX Score and Left Ventricular Reverse Remodeling after Bypass0
Post-operative clinically relevant tracheomalacia after surgery for congenital tracheo-esophageal fistula: the role of minimal intra-operative dissection and timing for aortopexy0
Editor's Commentary0
Intermittent antegrade warm blood cardioplegia, interval extended0
Does Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Concomitant to Valve Surgery Influence the Outcome in Patients with Active Infective Endocarditis?0
Vorkommen von Mikropartikeln bei Herzoperationen mit extrakorporalem Kreislauf0
Gender-based short and long-term outcome in patients suffering from active infective endocarditis0
CB2 Receptor Dependent Cardioprotection during Cellular Interaction of Pro-Inflammatory Macrophages and Cardiomyocytes in vitro0
In Memoriam ACHIM GABLER (1932-1984)0
Outcome of heart transplantation after previous Fontan circulation0
Probleme des Säure-Basenhaushaltes während extracorporaler Zirkulation0
Long-term survival in patients with postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock requiring an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP)0
Radiomorphological characterization of the pulmonary homograft after – Ross-procedure0
Cardiac graft protection in the brain dead donor0
All-comer outcome of mitral valve surgery after implementation of minimally invasive techniques0
Minimally invasive transapical aortic valve implantation: Initial single center experiences0
Use of the eSVS mesh during CABG: Computed tomographic evaluation after 6 months0
Long-term Results after Bidirectional Glenn Anastomosis in Patients with Hypoplastic Right Heart Syndrome: A Ten-year Single Center Experience0
Minimal invasive versus conventional mitral valve surgery: a 3-year experience with 251 patients in a single centre0
Moderate versus deep hypothermia for the arterial switch operation0
Upregulation of the high mobility group AT-hook 2 gene in acute aortic dissection0
Endoscopic approach for epicardial bipolar radiofrequency ablation in the surgical treatment of lone atrial fibrillation0
Does surgical experience in acute ascending aortic dissection influence patient outcome?0
The impact of left ventricular dysfunction on mortality of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Can We always Use the Internal Thoracic Artery in Bypass Grafting? A Word of Caution0
Randomized clinical trial comparing a thermosensitive polymer (LeGoo®) versus conventional vessel loops for temporary coronary artery occlusion during off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery0
Global gene expression analysis reveals specific patterns of an anti-apoptotic pathway in the atherosclerotic resistant internal thoracic artery0
Postoperative Herzstörungen nach Herzoperationen0
Zur Histopathologie und Chirurgie der tuberkulösen Hiluslymphknoten0
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: Mid-term results after surgical correction0
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with True Bicuspid Valves Type 00
Erfahrungen mit dem Brescia-Cimino-Shunt bei 100 Dialysepatienten0
Über den totalen und partiellen Ersatz des Aortenbogens bei angeborenen und erworbenen Erkrankungen der Aorta0
Aortic leaflet interventions for aortic valve repair: How much is too much?0
Prevention of sternal dehiscence with a sternum external fixation (Stern-E-Fix) corset0
Veno-venous extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation implantation in a patient with left ventricular assist device0
Telemedical thrombosis service after mechanical heart valve replacement – first results0
Blinded re-analysis of CT-data with HeartNavigator®: Improved TAVI planning versus TEE and CT alone0
Development of telemedicine infrastructures for cardiology and heart surgery0
Modified implantation technique of the HeartWare continuous flow pump as biventricular support system0
Outcome of Aortic Arch Reconstruction Using Selective Cerebral and Myocardial Perfusion in the Pediatric Population - Single Center Experience in 58 Patients0
Extracorporeal Circulation in a Trauma Patient: An Unusual Case of Selected Lower Limb Perfusion0
Minimally invasive Ross procedure is feasible and safe0
The length-dependent contractile performance (Frank-Starling Mechanism, FSM) is attenuated in overweight patients0
Extensive Aortic Replacement Including Supra-aortic Extrathoracic Debranchement to Treat Aortic Dissection Favors Mid-term Survival on Cost of Increased Incidence of Non-fatal Cerebral Insults0
Murine cytomegalovirus infection leads to elevated levels of transplant arteriosclerosis in a murine aortic allograft model0
Low preoperative endocannabinoid levels predict delirium after cardiac surgery0
Impact of the „Shelhigh“ stentless bioprosthesis in active infective endocarditis: Early and mid-term results0
Left Ventricular Function in Heart Failure Can Be Improved by AMPK-Activation via Acrp30 Signaling0
Outcome and survival after open repair of chronic complicated Stanford type B dissection. A single centre experience of 22 patients0
Old Donor Heart Preservation by Continuous Perfusion with a Preservation Solution Supplemented with Mesenchymal Stem Cell Conditioned Medium Protects Graft Function from Prolonged Cold Storage Followe0
Reduced transplant arteriosclerosis after treatment with MMF and MMF in combination with ganciclovir in a mouse aortic transplant model0
Evaluation of Left Ventricular Unloading by Peripherial Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) in a Pig Model of Acute Myocardial Infarction0
New generation of pacemaker designed for magnetic resonance imaging environment – first experience and comparison with standard dual-chamber pacemaker0
Homograft performance in 84 pediatric Ross patients – results from the Dutch-German Ross registry0
Guest Reviewers for The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon0
Expectations of Patients in Cardiac Surgery, in Relation to Age and Gender—Life Span versus Quality of Life: Interim Analysis of the LilA Study0
Ein neuer vorhofgesteuerter Schrittmacher0
Die tracheo-ösophageale Fistel als Komplikation der Langzeitbeatmung0
Successful Treatment of Severe Pancreatitis Following Heart Transplantation: A Case Series0
Rapid two-stage Starnes procedure in severely symptomatic neonates with Ebstein's anomaly0
Aortic root replacement in the very old patient - is reluctance justified?0
Incidence and development of paravalvular leakages in patients with aortic valve replacement0
MIDCAB or PCI for Single LAD Lesions A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis of 3,491 Patients0
Intraoperative Transit Time Flow Measurement Evaluation of the Mammary T-Graft Anastomosis during Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery0
Reflux Oesophagitis, Carcinoma of the Oesophagus and Replacement of the Oesophagus0
The stentless bioroot for treatment of complex aortic valve-ascending aortic pathologies: Experience of 400 patients0
Inhibition of venous bypass graft disease by suppression of deformation induced gene expression of pre-pro-endothelin-1 in vivo - decoy desoxynucleotide vs. Quinapril0
Re-coarctation after Norwood I Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome - Impact of Patch Material0
Ventricular rupture due to recurrent mediastinal „Staphylococcus epidermidis“ infection with a closed chest0
Lead Extraction with High-Frequency Laser Sheaths: A Single-Center Experience0
Hyperthermic myocardial induction of different heat shock-protein species is accompanied with gene-upregulation of cytochrome c-oxidase (CcO) subunit 1 and results in increased enzyme activity and tis0
Valve repair of active infective AV valve endocarditis: 23-year single center experience0
Optimization of Real-Time Measurement of Changes in Gastrointestinal Microcirculation during Cardiac Surgical Interventions0
Rekonstruktion der Mitralklappe0
Iatrogenic type A aortic dissection: an uncommon but dangerous complication of cardiac procedures0
Erratum to: Surgical Treatment of Bilateral Lung Cancers: Long-Term Outcomes and Prognostic Factors0
Implantation technique and results using a new transapical aortic valve prosthesis - Symetis Acurate0
Fortlaufend registriertes Elektrokardiogramm mit langsamer Papierlaufgeschwindigkeit bei inkonstantem AV-Block0
Remote Ischemic Conditioning Improves Post-Ischemic Cardiac Function: The Role of Neuregulin-10
Successful coronary artery bypass grafting with the aid of a new portable, minimized extracorporeal life support system0
Successful endothelialization of porcine stentless aortic bioprostheses for three months in a sheep model0
Current Trends in Practice and Outcomes after Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Germany: Update of the GARY Registry0
Should We Check Patient's Compliance More Carefully before Implantation of a Mechanical Aortic Valve Prosthesis?0
Die lokalen chirurgischen Behandlungsverfahren der tuberkulösen Lungenkavernen0
Prostheses endocarditis six months after transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Autologous Pericardium for Trileaflet Aortic Valve Reconstruction Reveals Excellent Early Hemodynamic Results0
Interleukin 33 as a mechanically responsive cytokine secreted by living cells0
Pulmonary Embolism in Deceivingly Stable Patients with High Thrombus Load—When Is Stable Really Safe?0
Biological composite aortic root replacement: A single center experience of 310 consecutive patients0
Growing experience in transapical mitral valve implantation0
Does Save Surgery Saves Life (SSSL) has an impact on quality in cardiac surgery?0
Safety of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy with direct bronchoscopic guidance for thoracic organ transplant recipients0
Euromacs, a growing EACTS data registry0
Do all analgetics affect the antiplatelet effect of aspirin in patients after CABG?0
Transapical aortic valve implantation: postoperative stroke is rare, but CT findings are frequent0
Paracrine effects of cord blood-mesenchymal stem cells on apoptotic events and cell death of postischaemic HL-1 cardiomyocytes0
Klinische Verwendung von Membran-Oxygenatoren für länger dauernde extrakorporale Zirkulation0
Single-Center Experience with “Lysis First” as Treatment Strategy of Device Thrombosis in the HeartWare HVAD0
The anti-inflammatory Interleukin 13 and the inflammatory oncostatin M synergize and antagonize their activities in vascular smooth muscle cells0
Characterisation of angiogenesis in fibrin-based engineered heart tissue using a VECadherin-Cre-ERT2xRosa26R mouse model0
Frozen elephant trunk technique for complicated type B aortic dissection – a safe alternative to TEVAR?0
The effects of xenon and sevoflurane anesthesia on perioperative release of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF), stromal cell-derived factor 1α (SDF-1α) and recruitment of immune cells in car0
Impact on Mid-term Survival of Early Repeated Coronary Angiogram for Perioperative Myocardial Ischemia Following CABG: A Case-Control Study0
Clinical improvement of post-surgical mediastinitis under adjuvant therapy with an IGM-enriched immunoglobulin - appropriate results from the ATMI-study (adjuvant therapy of mediastinitis with immunog0
Long-term results of sternal plate osteosynthesis for the treatment of complicated sternal dehiscence0
Higher Incidence of Acute Aortic Dissections in Winter Months: Results of the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection Type A (GERAADA)0
Continuous heart ware LVAD thrombosis: Pro-pump change0
Longterm Follow- Up of 1040 Consecutive Adult Patients Treated with Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Refractory Postcardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock0
Everolimus in the treatment of chronic lung rejection0
Seltene Ursache eines rezidivierenden Lungeninfiltrates10
3-dimensional vector ECG analysis before and after heart operations0
Mitral Valve Surgery in Elderly Patients: Trends Over the Last Two Decades0
Echokardiographische Diagnose einer post-endokarditisch thrombosierten Hancock-Bioprothese in Mitralposition0
Structural alterations of the aorta in patients with bicuspid aortic valve malformations0
HVAD continuous flow ventricular assist device for ischemic ventricular septal rupture - there remains no need for a total artificial heart0
Comparison of thorax support systems after median sternotomy: Evaluation of force distributions in a biomechanical analysis0
Increasing Incidence of Sternoclavicular Joint Infections in Intravenous Drug Users0
Candida endocarditis with pulmonary infarction: a successful surgical intervention in a 5 month old infant0
Seltene Komplikation einer Hiatushernie10
Prevention of pacemaker infections by perioperative antimicrobial treatment: an in vitro study0
Arrested heart TECAB versus MIDCAB for revascularization of anterior wall. A comparative analysis of perioperative and midterm results0
Flow adjustable bilateral pulmonary artery banding in the treatment of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome0
Ross-Konno procedure six years after correction of interrupted aortic arch type B0
Laser lead extraction allows for safe and effective removal of single- as well as dual coil ICD leads0
Nano-technology and tissue-engineering for less calcifying and self-seeding glutardialdehyde-fixed heart valve prostheses0
Letter from the Editor0
Successful ECMO weaning after CRT-D implantation in a patient with end-stage heart failure0
Influence of Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) on the acute and chronic rejection and on CD 11a/CD 18 expression after allogeneic lung transplantation (LTX) in a rat model0
Early and long term results after the arterial switch operation for complex transposition of the great arteries0
Outcome of conventional aortic valve replacement in the era of transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Non-stenotic coronary vasculopathy is associated with reduced survival after heart transplantation0
Erste Erfahrungen mit einem langdauernden ischämischen Herzstillstand0
Electroporation-mediated delivery of functional genes – a promising approach for non-viral-based gene therapy of the failing heart0
Cytomegalovirus-hyperimmunoglobulin Treatment in Heart Transplant Recipients: Comparison with Valganciclovir0
Modern off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting is safe and not at cost of less complete revascularization in high-risk patients with left main disease0
Cardiac surgery with crystalloid cardioplegia: advantages for ageing rat hearts0
Primäres Hämangioperizytom der Lunge0
Carbon Dioxide Insufflation Aids Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery in a Young Child0
Is an upgrade to a cardiac resynchronisation therapy-ICD safe? A single center experience0
Bedeutung der immunosuppressiven Therapie bei homologem Gefäßersatz *0
Aortic valve calcium symmetry and distribution to predict localisation of paravalvular leakage after TAVI0
Revision Surgery in Pectus Excavatum after Failure of Nuss Technique0
Minimally Invasive LVAD Surgery in Septuagenarians0
Protective effects of different fibroblast phenotypes on the hypoxia induced cardiac myocyte injury0
High fat diet and pressure overload: Improved contractile function but reduced survival0
Intra-pulmonary artery banding - our procedure of choice for rare indications0
Outcomes and Indication-Based Risk Stratification in Redo Cardiac Surgery0
Noninvasive in vivo tracking of mesenchymal stem cells by MRI and evaluation of cell therapeutic effects0
Midterm results after valve sparing aortic root remodeling with partial preservation of the intact native aortic sinuses0
Development of a biohybrid lung - unaffected gastransfer of Poly-4-Methyl-1-Pentene gasexchange membranes by endothelialisation0
Initial clinical experience with the BioValsalva aortic valve-conduit as full root replacement in high-risk patients0
Total cardiac hemodynamics of mechanical and tissue valves in double valve replacement - an in vitro study0
Interdisciplinary treatment option for aseptic aortic arch prosthesis infection0
Heart Preservation with the Organ Care System in Germany: Revival in High-Risk Recipients0
Implementation of a new program for surgical treatment of chronic thrombembolic pulmonary hypertension –1 year follow up0
Inhibition of hypoxia-induced apoptosis in induced pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocytes0
Angeborene Aneurysmen des membranösen Ventrikelseptums*0
Rationale and Initiative of the Impella in Cardiac Surgery (ImCarS) Register Platform0
Postoperative Sterblichkeit nach Resektion des Krebses des mittleren thorakalen Ösophagusabschnittes0
Staged Palliation for Single Ventricle Physiology: The Influence of Specialization and Shunt Type0
Heart transplantation with and without previous VAD support - influence of different support systems on posttransplant outcome0
Correction of congenital tracheal stenosis with associated cardiac malformations0
Introduction of An Ex-vivo-lung-perfusion System in Germany0
Coronary bypass surgery in the elderly: results of a randomized single center study comparing on-pump vs. off-pump bypass surgery in patients ≥75y0
Is B-type natriuretic peptide BNP a reliable predictor for acute rejection in heart transplant recipients?0
Electro-myostimulation of skeletal muscles improves physical capacity of patients with chronic congestive heart failure0
Change of pump-flow management influences cerebral hemodynamics and metabolism during selective cerebral perfusion in pigs0
Temporary Right Heart Support Following LVAD Implantation: A Transcutaneous Technique0
Biomarker Skin Autofluorescence Predicts the Outcome in Cardiac Surgery0
Influence of different vein preparation techniques in aorto-coronary-graft operation on the integrity of the endothelium0
Combined open proximal and stent-graft distal repair of complex aortic arch aneurysms: eight years clinical experience0
Does Cardiac Surgery Affect Quality of Life? An Update of More than 200 Patients0
Towards an integrated approach to mitral valve disease – implementation of an interventional mitral valve program and its impact on surgical activity0
Influence and Handling of Mitral Regurgitation at Time of Implantation on Outcome in Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices0
Surgery for Recurrent Coarctation0
Myocardial Function, Blood Flow, and Metabolism with Different Forms of Myocardial Protection0
Erratum to: Ten Years' Experience in Robotic-Assisted Thoracic Surgery for Early Stage Lung Cancer0
The Clinical Impact of Atrial Arrhythmia in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device0
Erfahrungen mit der frischen, autologen Bluttransfusion bei offener Herzchirurgie0
Too sick for LVAD destination therapy – predictors of negative early outcome -0
Anti-oxidative therapy protects renal function in cardiac surgery patients0
What about the rewarming during reperfusion? Influence of hypothermic conditions on endothelial activity0
Rupture of a Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm after Prosthetic Bypass from the Ascending Aorta to the Descending Aorta in a Case of Congenital Aortic Arch Hypoplasie0
Remote ischemic preconditioning in coronary artery bypass surgery with cristalloid cardioplegic arrest0
Energiestoffwechsel des Herzens1,20
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (AVR) with Edwards Odyssey Quick-connect system0
Postoperative course and survival after transapical aortic valve implantation in patients with pulmonary hypertension0
Zur Frage des Ersatzes und der Unterstützung des Herzens0
Pusatile Perfusion during Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) - No Benefit on Cerebral Perfusion in Adults0
Stability of unloading-induced cardiac improvement during left ventricular mechanical support predicts patients' outcome after ventricular assist device explantation0
Genetic polymorphisms of TP53 and FAS promoter modulate the progression of coronary artery disease after coronary artery bypass grafting0
A Challenging Case of Suprasternal Aortic Valve Implantation0
The Impact of Less Invasive Ventricular Assist Device Implantation on Renal Function0
Influence of partial vs. full median sternotomy on intra- and postoperative parameters in patients undergoing isolated aortic valve replacement0
Central venous oxygenation and venous hyperoxia for detection of oxygen extraction defects in patients after BIVAD-implantation0
Emergency surgical revascularisation in patients with acute myocardial infarction with ineffective or impossible PTCA requiring intra-aortic balloon pumping (IABP) preoperatively0
The Change of Mitral Regurgitation Severity after Transfemoral versus transapical Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI): Data from the VIenna CardioThOracic Aortic Valve RegistrY (VICTORY)0
The Benefits of Femoral Access in Patients Undergoing Transvenous Lead Extraction via Subclavian Route0
Development of a large animal model for hybrid pulmonary valve implantation0
The impact of ventricular unloading using cardiopulmonary bypass in a rodent model of acute myocardial infarction0
In vitro screening of potential anti-fibrotic drugs using activated fibroblasts from porcine aortic valves0
Glomangiose der Lungen0
Long-term Results of an IgM-Enriched Human Immunoglobulin-Based Therapy for Early Donor-Specific Antibodies after Lung Transplantation0
Resection of Stage IV Cavoatrial Tumor Extension Using Cardiopulmonary Bypass or Extracorporeal Life Support: Comparison of Long-Term Outcomes0
Enzymaktivitätsmessungen vor und nach Herzoperationen zur Erfassung einer operativen Leberschädigung0
Challenging interdisciplinary treatment of a late onset post-pneumonectomy empyema0
Trends in surgical aortic valve replacement using biological xenografts in more than 3000 consecutive cases in the TAVI era0
The Soluble Form of CD74 Enhances MIF's Cardioprotective Properties0
Outcome of long-term ventricular assist device implantation following extra-corporeal life support0
Ruptured pseudoaneurysm of the pulmonary artery – rare manifestation of a primary pulmonary artery sarcoma0
Right axillary incision: a cosmetically superior approach to repair a wide range of cardiac defects0
Rescue TAPVD repair within 24 hours after birth0
Mesenchymal stem cell migration in a murine model of myocardial infarction0
Single center experience with transcatheter aortic valve implantation in over 500 patients: Results of different techniques0
Post-transplant outcome of elective vs. LVAD vs. urgent patients undergoing cardiac transplantation0
Chest tumors in children: indication for surgery0
Effects of different pacing methods on left ventricular performance after cardiopulmonary bypass0
Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve Replacement (RD-AVR) Significantly Reduces Aortic Cross Clamp and Cardiopulmonary Bypass Time While Allowing to Utilize Larger Prosthesis Compared to Standard Tissue AVR0
Towards the development of a bioartificial lung - establishment of a haemocompatible endothelialisation on TiO coated gas exchange membranes0
Removal of Electrophysiological Devices in the Context of Heart Transplantation: Comparison of Combined and Staged Extraction Procedures0
Probleme bei Dekortikationen0
Evaluation of clots in oxygenators on running ECMO-systems and after exchange0
Bcl-2 protects rat MSCs from apoptosis and improves heart function0
Comparison of the Ross Procedure in Patients with Endocarditis and Noninfective Valve Disease: Long-term Follow-up of 641 Patients0
Eine plastische Methode zur Behandlung von Kardiospasmus durch Applikation von Dura mater0
Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-Valve Implantation versus Conventional Redo Mitral Valve Surgery0
Identical early outcome after bovine pericardium versus venous patch angioplasty in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy with or without concomitant cardiac surgery in 599 patients0
Effect of CD4+ /CD8+ T-cell Depletion in Acute Lung Allograft Rejection in Mice0
Transapical Mitral Valved Stent Implantation: From Preclinal to First Clinical Steps0
Right ventricular diastolic performance is enhanced by intramyocardial Erythropoietin administration after surgically induced pressure overload0
Novel treatment concept for acute severe pulmonary hypertension with right to left atrial shunting and veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation0
Severity score for mitral valve repair in active stage infective endocarditis0
Ergebnisse mit der Kombination des intra- und extrapleuralen Pneumothorax0
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Nonagenarians0
Cognitive outcomes and quality of life after on-pump versus off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting0
Low weight on congenital heart surgery: is it the right way?0
Tirofiban (Aggrastat®) protects platelets and decreases platelet-granulocyte binding in an extracorporeal circulation model0
Comparison of Manipulating Procedures of the Left Atrial Appendage for Prophylaxis of Postoperative Neurological Events0
EVAR to reduce mortality and morbidity in treatment of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: A 7-years single center experience with bifurcated stent grafts0
A novel customizable modular bioreactor system for whole-heart cultivation under controlled 3D biomechanical stimulation0
Diskussion zum Vortrag Marx und Borst10
Coronary artery disease severs human microcirculation: a clinical intravital microcirculation study0
Evaluation of beating-heart minimally invasive coronary procedure with intraoperative flow measurement and postoperative multislice computed tomography0
Surgical treatment of lone atrial fibrillation by video-assisted bilateral pulmonary vein isolation – surgical technique and mid-term results0
Ius (transplantationem) respicit aequitatem0
Quality of life- an integral aspect of transcatheter aortic valve implantation outcome0
Exploration of the Mixing Phenomena during Interaction of Internal and External Circulations (EMPACs): Developing an in-vitro and in-silico Model of the Human Circulation0
The Decision Whether to Operate Acute Pulmonary Artery Embolism or to Apply a Lyse Therapy is often Difficult in Elderly Patients0
Left ventricular assist device implantation with ECMO support instead of cardiopulmonary bypass0
The Adiponectin Paralog CTRP9 but not CTRP7 Mediates Anti-oxidative and Anti-hypertrophic Effects in Adult Rat Cardiomyocytes through an AMPK, Adiponectin Receptor and Calreticulin Dependent Mechanism0
Induction of Elastogenesis by Exogenous Delivery of in vitro Synthetized Modified Messenger RNA into Cells0
Late procedural success after ablation of atrial fibrillation correlates with BMI and adipokine-profiles0
Expert Interviews: Infrastructural Needs and Expected Benefits of Telemonitoring in VAD Therapy0
Off-Pump Bilateral Internal Mammary Artery Grafting Through a Left-Sided Mini-Thoracotomy0
Is Total Arch Replacement Associated with an Increased Risk for 30-day Mortality after Surgery for Acute Type A Dissection0
Surgical Repair after Palliative Stenting in Neonates with Critical Aortic Coarctation0
Die bioptische Lungenpunktion in der Diagnostik des Bronchialkarzinoms0
Eigenblutspende und Eigenbluttransfusion bei kardiochirurgischen Risikopatienten0
Wordwide first biventricular Jarvik-2000 implantations (retroauricular version) via a median sternotomy?0
Die Anwendung galvanischer Elemente und biologischer Brennstoffzellen zur körpereigenen Energieversorgung von Herzschrittmachern0
A new technique to visualize alveolar dynamics in a rabbit model0
Predictors of mortality in patients requiring IABP support after urgent CABG0
Is there a rationale to select mechanical valves for the pulmonary position in patients with multiple prior operations?0
Methylene blue and tolonium chloride impair cardiac performance in human atrial tissue0
Cross-clamping with open aortic root as standard surgical approach in patients with porcelain aorta0
Die primären Tumoren des Zwerchfells0
First successful treatment of endoleak type I with E-XL stent after thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair0
Clinical Outcome and Myocardial Function after Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery in Patients with Chronic Mitral Regurgitation0
Clinical Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Urgent Surgical Revascularization for Acute Coronary Syndrome0
Balloon Expandable Transaortic Transcatheter Valve Implantation with or without Predilation of the Aortic Valve: Results from a Multicenter, Multinational Prospective Registry (ROUTE)0
Minimally invasive triple valve surgery through partial upper sternotomy: Early results are promising0
Older Patient Age at Replacement Surgery of the Ascending Aorta Does Not Exclude a Hereditary Aortopathy0
Simvastatin treatment does not reduce the in vivo degeneration of decellularized heart valve prostheses0
Risk Factors and Midterm Prognosis of Acute Kidney Injury Following Transapical Aortic Valve Replacement0
Should we be using 3D transesophageal echocardiography instead of 2D for the assessment of aortic annular diameter in transcatheter aortic valve implantation?0
The Wearable Defibrillator as a Bridge to Reimplantation in Patients with ICD or CRT-D Infections0
Outcome of the First 100 Patients Treated with Minimally Invasively Implanted HVAD Heartware Left Heart Ventricular Assist Devices0
Triggering bronichiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS): Is the preservation solution relevant?0
Immunohistochemical characterisation of acute allograft rejection in the orthotopic vascularized aerated lung transplantation model in mice0
Importance of real-time tissue oximetry: relationship to muscle oxygenation and tissue viability0
ABO-incompatible Heart Transplantation (HTX) in Infants and Newborns could Decrease the Death Risk on Waiting List: “A Meta-Analysis”0
Survival after cardiac surgery and long-term intensive care unit stay0
Ergebnisse experimenteller Kreislaufuntersuchungen bei Hypothermie0
Zur Bestimmung des Sauerstoffgehaltes in Gasproben0
Mechanical Circulatory Support in Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Patients: Evolving Use and Outcome in 325 Patients from the German National Register for Congenital Heart Defects0
Der Kalzium-, Magnesium- und Kalium-Haushalt bei Operationen mit kardio-pulmonalem Bypass* **0
Ergebnisse der Behandlung von 766 Kranken mit einer Dysphagie bei malignen Erkrankungen0
Calcium-sensing receptor signaling in the human heart: a new pathway regulating cardiac intercellular communication protein Cx400
Assessment of right ventricular myocardial performance using tissue doppler echocardiography0
Interplay between cross-clamping and cannular flow during cardiopulmonary bypass assessed by computational fluid-structure interaction0
Postoperative outcome of patients undergoing off pump coronary bypass surgery in critical preoperative state0
Ring-enforced RV-PA conduit in Norwood stage I reduces proximal shunt stenosis0
First in vivo results with the DLR-VAD in calves0
Miniaturization of the Organ Care System® into rat lungs for the establishment of ex-vivo therapy0
Deairing of the venous drainage in standard extracorporeal circulation results in a profound reduction of arterial microbubbles0
Simple skin fluorescence measurement, a biomarker of ageing, to identify patients of risk0
Low-Flow/Low-Gradient Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis Shows Insignificant Ejection Fraction Improvement after Aortic Valve Replacement0
Secondary interventions and conventional surgical procedures on the descending thoracic aorta in the Marfan-Syndrome0
Long Term Survival after Aortic Valve-sparing (David and Yacoub) Operation0
Acute type A aortic dissection: do patients with bicuspid aortic valves dissect at a younger age than their tricuspid peers?0
Evaluation of Graft Function in Which Donor Hearts Were Retrieved under Exsanguination- or Apnea-Induced Non–Heart-Beating Conditions0
Extracorporeal Life Support in cardiopulmonary resuscitation of non-postcardiotomy patients. Single center experience in 103 patients0
Geschwülste des Mediastinums im Kindesalter0
Mitral valve annuloplasty; a new approach0
The best of both worlds: Staged hybrid approach to complex cardiac disease in a patient at high surgical risk0
Kardioplegie nach Bretschneider bei Klappenersatzoperationen: Klinische Erfahrungen und elektronenmikroskopische Befunde0
Gender does not influence perioperative outcome in aortic valve replacement0
The use of new generation mobile C-arm for major diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in cardiac surgery. An alternative to the hybrid room?0
Lobe-specific mediastinal nodal dissection is sufficient during lobectomy by VATS or thoracotomy for early stage lung cancer0
Development of small caliber vascular grafts with a high mechanical load made from autologous peripheral blood samples and fibroblasts0
Zur operativen Behandlung längerer organischer Trachealstenosen0
Preoperative ejection fraction and postoperative outcome in off pump coronary bypass surgery0
Prognostic significance of influence of CD-31 and PDEF expression in patients with non-small-lung cancer0
First transaxillary aortic valve replacement in a heart transplant recipient0
p38 MAP kinase mediates progressive right ventricular force decline after acute stretch0
Short- and Long-Term Outcome of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery within 48 Hours0
Development of a growing rat model for broad in vivo assessment of bioengineered aortic conduits0
COVID-19, Naturally0
Komplikationen nach thorako- retroperitonealer Nephrektomie*0
Use of lungs from extended donors: No impact on short-term-outcome in lung transplant recipients0
Transcatheter aortic heart valve (THV) implantation of Edwards Sapien™ bioprothesis – using a mobile x-ray-system or a hybrid-OR?0
Der Blutverlust und Blutbedarf im Anschluß an Operationen mit extrakorporaler Zirkulation0
Multi – retractor system for optimal exposure of the mitral valve0
The Synthetic Adiponectin Receptor Agonist AdipoRon Attenuates Impairment of Cardiac Function Associated with Cardiopulmonary Bypass-induced Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in patients after previous heart surgery0
ATGs reduce the expression of endothelial adhesion molecules after ischemia-reperfusion0
FDG-PET/CT in benign and malignant cardiac tumors0
Zur Bronchialresektion und broncho-trachealen Anastomose bei tuberkulöser Bronchialstenose0
Clinical outcome of patients with chronic thrombembolic pulmonary hypertension undergoing thrombendarterectomy0
Surgical Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction with a New 3 Dimensional Ring: Improved 1 Year Outcome0
Surgical ablation in patients with impaired systolic function0
Ross operation plus ascending aortic replacement is feasible and safe in patients with poststenotic aortic aneurysm0
Incidences of incisional complications after de novo cardiac transplantation in AZA-, MMF- or everolimus-based regimens: a cross-study analysis on 1008 patients0
Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Myocardial Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Increases C-Kit+CD45- Cell Population in Newborns0
Transcatheter valve replacement: anatomical evaluation of the „highway“ to the aortic valve0
Predictive value of Euroscore II as compared to intermacs levels in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device therapy0
Re-do aortic root surgery in endocarditis: a surgical challenge0
ACT and heparin levels are disjunct in pediatric cardiac surgery0
Predictors for mortality and long-term survival after acute type-A aortic dissection: Single institutional experience of 836 cases0
The Impact of Donor Age on Post–Lung Transplant Survival: How Far Can We Go?0
Two-stage hybrid coronary intervention and minimally invasive aortic valve replacement for patients with concomitant aortic valve and coronary artery disease0
Preoperative CT scan predicts adverse events after surgery for acute aortic dissection type A0
Hearts in Space: Lessons Learned from Long-Duration Research on the ISS (RR3 Mission)0
Successful Streptokinase Lysis of a Right-Atrial Thrombus in a Heart-Transplant Recipient0
Left ventricular assist device exchange due to driveline failure after more than 1 year of support: incidence, operative technique and clinical outcomes. Single-center experience0
Surgical revascularisation techniques and stentgraft-device selection in hybrid aortic arch repair0
Beitrag zur Differentialdiagnose des Ductus arteriosus (Botalli) persistens0
Long-term hypothermic preservation of cardiomyocytes in vitro0
Latissimus dorsi flap procedure and postoperative seroma development - Comparing two types of tissue glue (TissuGlu®, ARTISS) versus no tissue glue0
Mitral Valve Replacement after Failed MitraClip™ Therapy - should we Reconsider Indications?0
The systemic inflammatory burst in heart failure patients (EF ≤30%) undergoing cardiac surgery: A new therapeutic target?0
Surgical thrombectomy of two left ventricular thrombi in a child with acute myocarditis0
Survival after transapical and transarterial aortic valve implantation: Talking about two different patient populations0
Easy and fast sternal closure system for severe adipositas0
Shear stress mechanotransduction in Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPC) using a cone plate rheometer0
Long-term results and postoperative aortic valve regurgitation outcome after repair of acute type A aortic dissection: A single-center study of 836 cases0
Levosimendan for low cardiac output after cardiac surgery: a single centre experience0
Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction using valved homograft in children0
Clampless off pump bypass surgery using the HEARTSTRING device to minimize perioperative strokes0
In vivo endothelialization of heart valves using high specific DNA-aptamers as capture molecules for circulating endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs)0
The SPIDER-Graft: A Modified Frozen Elephant Trunk for Thoracoabdominal Aortic Repair0
Redo Transapical Procedure in a Calcified Transapical Edwards Sapien XT Prosthesis0
The Challenge of Aggressive Adhesions: Tool Combination for Successful Lead Extraction0
Contegra: 5-years-results from the European multicenter trial0
Human-sized Bioartificial Hearts: Where are we now?0
Diagnostik und chirurgische Behandlung des Sinus-Valsalvae-Aneurysmas0
Very Low-Dose Recombinant Activated Factor VIIa: A Paradigm Shift in Major Bleeding Therapy?0
Improved durability of the HeartMate XVE enables longer support times but does not diminish the incidence of life-threatening device failure in German heart transplant candidates0
Obese Cardiac Patients: Significant Reduction of Deep Sternal Wound Complications by Wearing the Posthorax™ Vest?0
Evaluation of bacterial cellulose as a new patch material for closure of muscular ventricular septal defects0
Rigid plate fixation for primary sternal closure in patients at high risk of deep sternal wound infection and for secondary sternal closure after mediastinitis0
Die therapeutische Indikation beim Bronchiaikarzinom am geöffneten Thorax0
Das gutartige Perikardmesotheliom: ein seltener Tumor des Herzbeutels0
Gene silencing of adhesion molecules in venous endothelial cells by non-viral siRNA transfection0
Zur Problematik der Steuerung künstlicher Blutpumpen nach Totalersatz des Herzens – ein Beispiel von Fehlregulation0
Phosphodiesterase-III activation unmasks the negative lusitropic effects of calcium sensitizing inotropes0
Uni- vs. bipolar ablation therapy for concomitant atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery0
Safe guidance of hybrid stentgraft placement and emergency true lumen cannulation in aortic dissection by angioscopy0
Prevention of cardiopulmonary bypass-induced pulmonary tissue injury with anti-oxidative treatment0
Das Verhalten des Oesophagoatriogramms während der Mitralstenoseoperation0
Equivalent long-term performance of epicardial and transvenous left ventricular leads in adults0
Predictive value of the first blood gas analysis after implantation of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary life support in patients with cardio-circulatory and/or pulmonary failure0
Regulation of endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase (eNOS) activity in myocardium subjected to cardioplegic arrest0
Ex situ resection of recurrent left atrial sarcoma0
Genetic Predisposition for High and Low Exercise Capacity also Determine Aerobic Exercise Training Effect on Cardiac Metabolism0
Selecting Ideal VAD Candidates in Patients on Venoarterial Membrane Oxygenation: Can We Identify the “Point of No Return”?0
Redo Aortic Valve Replacement for Degenerated Bioprostheses: Risks and Outcome in the Transcatheter Valve Era0
LVAD destination therapy in the era of organ shortage0
On-pump coronary artery bypass surgery without allogenic blood product transfusion0
Vitrification of heart valve allografts – optimal preservation of extracellular matrix translates into improved in vivo function0
Intraaortic balloon pump therapy for right-heart failure in patients after heart transplantation0
Risk Prediction in Patients with Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Cardiopulmonary Support: Insights from a European Nationwide Registry0
The no-resection-technique for mitral valve repair in Barlow disease0
Minimized extracorporeal circulation in coronary artery bypass grafting: a 10 year single center experience0
Removal of β-1 autoantibodies in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: long-term efficacy as bridge-to-transplant therapy0
Partial Right Atrial Anchoring of a Mitral Valve Prosthesis as a Bail-out Strategy in a Re-redo Situation with a Mitral Annulus Destroyed by Endocarditis0
Lung recruitment maneuver depresses hemodynamics in patients following cardiac surgery0
Atrial fibrillation burden estimates derived from intermittent rhythm monitoring should not be used for patient follow-up or as endpoints in clinical trials0
Massive Myokardverkalkungen unbekannter Genese0
Left ventricular aneurysmectomy in patients with ejection fraction of 30% or less0
Anwendung der Impedanz-Kardiographie vor, während und nach thorax- und herzchirurgischen Eingriffen0
Surgical interventions in Takayasu's arteritis: a single center experience0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in selected patients aged 70 or younger0
Th1-specific transcription factor T-bet-deficiency - a new model of acute and accelerated chronic vascular allograft rejection0
Influence of Epicardial Left Ventricular Pacing Lead on the Response to Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy0
CB2 Receptor Effects on Myocardial Adaptation in a Murine Model of Pulmonary Hypertension0
A Rare Case of Gerbode Defect Associated with Double Orifice Mitral Valve0
Heparin-induced-thrombocytopenia (HIT) after cardiac surgery: preoperative risk factors and postoperative outcome0
Aortic dissection associated with Cogans's syndrome: Role of GM-CSF for deleterious loss of vascular structural integrity0
The beneficial effects of deferred delivery on the efficiency of hydrogel therapy post myocardial infarction0
One-year outcomes of Valiant-Captivia0
Intraoperative ECMO Implantation Reduces Mortality of CABG Surgery in Patients with STEMI0
A gender specific point of view on combined functional mitral valve surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with severe impaired left ventricles0
Dual Platelet Inhibition before Cardiac Surgery - Perioperative Prospective Analysis in 499 Patients0
Urgent open thoracoabdominal repair after TEVAR stent-graft infection with the use of homografts0
Chronic psychosocial stress among cardiac surgeons. Are we exposed to job-associated psychosocial handicaps? A single-center-study using the Trier inventory for chronic stress (TICS) and the German mu0
Bridge-to-Bridge Strategy: The Challenging Task of Selecting Ideal VAD Candidates on Short-Term Circulatory Support0
Mitral Valve Surgery in Patients with Isolated Mitral Valve Endocarditis - Analyzation of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes0
Transendothelial migration of leukocytes after methylene blue: Effect on adhesion molecules0
Successful bridge to clinical lung transplantation using the pumpless extracorporeal lung assist device NovaLung® in patients with severe ventilation-refractory hypercapnia0
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for ARDS: Aspects of cannulation mode0
IL-6 Mediated Downregulation of Metabolism Protects CB-MSCs during Severe Ischemia In Vitro and May Improve Therapeutic Efficacy in Cell-Based Regenerative Therapies0
Zum Problem der Verminderung des Blutverlustes nach Operationen mit Hilfe des extrakorporalen Kreislaufs0
Zur funktionellen Morphologie des Mitralklappenapparates*0
Eine Alternativmethode zur Behandlung von Aorta ascendens-Aneurysmen*0
Early Antibiotic Prophylaxis Prior to Bypass Surgery Improves Tissue Penetration0
Identifying PKC epsilon as a target molecule to control intimal hyperplasia0
Erfolgreiche Resektion eines traumatischen Aneurysmas des linken Ventrikels0
Angiogenesis can be regulated by intercellular communication via gap junctions0
Redo Tricuspid Valve Replacement with an Extracellular Matrix Cylinder in a Drug Abusing Patient with Infective Endocarditis0
Intramyocardial injection of Erythropoietin reduces moycardial damage in a pig model of chronic myocardial hibernating0
27-year experience with combined heart-lung transplantation at Stanford University0
Increased procalcitonin (PCT)-values in patients after cardiac surgery: diagnostic value in correlation to further markers of infection0
Biocompatibility of cardiovascular devices for interventional therapy of congenital heart defects0
Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: How to Triage the Patients?0
Anterior Mitral Leaflet (AML) Endocarditis and Perforation after Self-expanding TAVI0
The Development of a New Physiological Flow Chamber for the Investigation of Artificial Aortic Valves0
Aortic Arch Reconstruction Using “Autologous Pulmonary Artery Patch” as an Interposition Patch Plasty in Interrupted Aortic Arch and Ventricular Septal Defect0
Cranial Computed Tomography Imaging for Postoperative Neurological Damage after Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: What is it Good for?0
Kidney Protection during CABG: No Effect of Pulsatile versus Nonpulsatile MECC0
Conversion to Prosthetic Replacement after Scheduled Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement: What Is the Role of Complex Mechanisms of Aortic Regurgitation?0
Outcome of patients with delayed sternal closure after cardiac surgery0
Interventional Treatment of LVAD Outflow Graft Stenosis by Introduction of Bare Metal Stents0
Diskontinuierliche Knorpelresektionen im Behandlungsplan der progressiven Rippenknorpelnekrose*0
Quantification and Clinical Relevance of the Aortic Annulus Plane Orientation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
Die verschiedenen Formen der Trichterbrust und ihre operative Behandlung0
Comparison of peri-procedural brain lesions by cerebral MRI after transcatheter aortic valve implantation and conventional aortic valve replacement0
Die supraclavikuläre Probeexcision der Lymphdrüsen der oberen Thoraxapertur zur Feststellung der Operabilität des Bronchuscarcinoms0
Der lungenverkleinernde Eingriff als „ultima-ratio-Behandlung“ der fortgeschrittenen Lungentuberkulose und seine Ergebnisse0
Liver cirrhosis cured by pericardectomy – a very rare case of non-calcifying constrictive pericarditis – case report and review of literature0
Clinical outcome in elderly patients undergoing mitral valve repair0
Das Tuberkulom in seiner praktischen Bedeutung0
An in vivo model for assessing muscle function during skeletal ischemia-reperfusion injury0
Operationsindikation und Ergebnisse bei Ventrikelaneurysmaresektionen0
Structural Alterations of RVOT/LVOT Patches and Conduits Used in Congenital Heart Surgery: A Histomorphological Study0
Early administration of calcium sensitizer in cardiac surgery0
Posterior annulus shortening increases leaflet coaptation in ischemic mitral incompetence: a new and valid technique0
The maintenance of peripheral tolerance following porcine lung transplantation is alloantigen specific0
Ergebnisse bei der chirurgischen Behandlung des Ductus arteriosus Botalli *0
Circulating endothelial cells and endothelial apoptosis are early markers of endothelial damage during extracorporeal circulation0
Variable Effects of Different Serotonin Receptor Subtype Antagonists on the Development of Transplant Vasculopathy in Murine Aortic Allografts0
Video assisted transaortic resection of an apical left ventricle myxoma0
Ursprung beider großer Arterien aus dem rechten Ventrikel (double-outlet-right-ventricle) mit Infundibulumstenose und Stenose im Ausflußtrakt des linken Ventrikels (Bericht über einen erfolgreich oper0
H-Y-Incompatible Stem Cell Transplantation Causes Rejection of Nucleus Matched Cell0
Editor's Commentary0
Surgical Treatment of Primary and Secondary Cardiac Tumors: A 11-Year Experience0
Pushing the Margins with Symetis ACURATE: A Suitable Prosthesis for Low Coronaries and Valve-in-valve TAVI Procedures0
Surgeon performance index: A tool for assessment of individual surgical quality in total quality management0
Elastic ageing in the cardiovascular system0
Transcatheter mitral valve implantation - The next revolution in mitral valve therapy?0
Einschätzung der Irritabilität des Herzens aus der Reaktion nach intraperikardialer Novocaininjektion0
Rapid Deployment Valves: Therapy of Choice in Elderly Patients?0
Colectomy due to Ischemic Colitis after Heart Surgery: A Matched-pairs Analysis0
Risk evaluation in transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Long-term results after different cerebral perfusion strategies in aortic arch surgery0
Early hemodynamic performance of the complete supraannular Trifecta aortic valve bioprosthesis - a single-center experience in a series of 608 patients0
PF4-positive thrombi adhering to the ventricles of Excor-VADs in patients with HIT II0
Case report: Neuropsychological therapy for patient with a total artificial heart0
Mitral valve repair with the Colvin Galloway Futureband: A review of one thousand consecutive patients0
Central aortic canulation in acute type A dissection and the use of selective antegrade perfusion provides superior neurological outcome0
Intraoperative h-FABP increase predicts postoperative increase in ischaemic markers0
Less invasive surgery and rapid recovery with CircuLite® Synergy® partial circulatory support device provides new treatment option for chronic heart failure0
Réparation à l'Etage Ventriculaire (REV-procedure) – Our choice of treatment for patients with TGA, VSD and LVOTO0
On-pump beating heart versus off-pump coronary bypass surgery in high risk patients0
Excellent late outcome with denaturated human umbilical vein (HUV) in femoropopliteal bypass surgery – a good example for the importance of biological materials in vascular surgery0
Early diagnosis of poststernotomy mediastinitis: Are there typical findings in contrast-enhanced CT?0
Exosomes from iPS Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells as Therapeutic Agent for Cardiac Repair0
Vergleichende Untersuchungen des Blutvolumens und der Blutbilanz nach Herzoperationen unter Verwendung der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Initial experience with circulating-endothelial-cells (CEC) as a supersensitive marker of tissue- damage in less-invasive-coronary-surgery: is minimal extracorporeal circulation (MEC) equivalent to OP0
ZipFix sternal closure system – single-centre experience in 20 patients and how to use it0
Zur Frage der „Bronchitis deformans” bei der Lungentuberkulose0
The subcoronary Ross procedure in patients with active endocarditis0
Eight Leads at One Stroke: Lead Extraction with the Excimer Laser0
EuroSCORE is of predictive value to estimate prospective complication-related costs in cardiac surgery0
Outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery in elderly patients > 80 years of age0
Effect of pulsatile and nonpulsatile left ventricular assist devices on the neuroendocrine system0
Learning curves of basic cardiac operations including minimally-invasive techniques0
Primary correction of Taussig-Bing Anomaly - mid-term outcome0
Combination of everolimus and tacrolimus for maintenance immunosuppression in heart transplant recipients0
A Beating Heart Strategy for Minimally-Invasive Mitral Valve Re-Do Surgery0
CoSeal reduces the severity of pericardial adhesions and the operation time in pediatric cardiac surgery patients0
Comparison of warm versus cold blood cardioplegia for myocardial protection in patients with prolonged aortic cross-clamp times during isolated CABG and aortic valve surgery0
Total arterial revascularization with composite T-grafts: Is outcome related to surgical experience?0
Calafiore blood cardioplegia: Difference between warm and cold application0
Increased Incidence of A-Dissections in Weather Conditions with Rising Temperature0
Reply to “Use of Serum Neuron-Specific Enolase Level to Predict Adverse Neurologic Outcomes after Aortic Surgery”0
Does human myocardium show a gender dependent modification of oxidative stress parameters?0
Quantification of circulating endothelial cells and perioperative outcome in less invasive coronary surgery: Are Off-pump procedures superior than minimized extracorporeal circulation?0
Das postoperative Ösophagoatriogramm nach plastischen Eingriffen und Klappenersatz wegen Mitralinsuffizienz0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation on cardiopulmonary bypass: A truly hybrid procedure0
Comparison of two different minimized extracorporeal circulation systems in reference to conventional cardiopulmonary bypass in patients with isolated coronary artery bypass surgery0
JAK3-inhibition: Suppressing immune cells while preserving epithelial cells0
Interventional mitral valve repair using the MitraClip system in high-surgical-risk patients: mid-term functional and clinical outcome in >100 consecutive patients0
Combined Total Arterial Off-Pump Revascularization and Direct Aortictranscatheter Valve Implantation in High-Risk Patients with Coronary Artery Disease and Aortic Stenosis0
Single shot ATG induction followed by postoperative CNI holiday: A renal sparing and safe strategy after heart transplantation!0
III. Chirurgisches Symposion über intracardiale Chirurgie, Salzburg, 6. und 7. November 19590
Is it necessary to fenestrate an extracardiac total cavopulmonary connection?0
Impact of diastolic dysfunction on global contractile capacity on the level of the myofilaments0
Implantation technique of the thoratec system as a modified total artificial heart0
MiRNA 208a Expression in Atrial Fibrillation Categories0
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Support to Patients Aged 70 Years or More after Cardiac Surgery0
Früh- und Spätergebnisse der Resektionstherapie beim Ösophagus- und Kardiakarzinom0
Transcription Factor Pitx2 Promotes Myocardial Regeneration after Ischemic Injury0
Extent and Pattern of Aortic Root Calcification: Does It Impact the Need for Permanent Pacemaker Implantation?0
Local Pump Thrombus Lysis: First In vitro Results with the VAD Maintenance System0
Früh- und Spätergebnisse nach verschiedenen Operationsverfahren bei Pulmonalstenose mit intaktem Ventrikelseptum0
Metabolic modulation of intimal hyperplasia with Dichloroacetate0
Dopamine D2 receptor agonist treatment, Berlin heart excor implantation and transplantation in 7 patients with terminal heart failure caused by Postpartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM)0
Arterial stiffness after valve- sparing aortic root replacement or after composite valve grafting in the Marfan syndrome0
Endothelial activation as main trigger for systemic inflammatory complications after CPB?0
Performance of the German isolated coronary artery bypass surgery preoperative score (KCH) in comparison to logistic-EuroSCORE0
Effect of long-term afterload reduction on right ventricular function in patients undergoing left ventricular assist device implantation: Resurrection of the right?0
Minimal invasive access of aortic valve replacement in compares to conventional access: postoperative morbidity and long term survival0
The Association of the COMT-Genotype and Postoperative Pain Perception at Hospital Discharge in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: An Analysis from the COMT-Cohort Study0
Modified surgical pulmonary embolectomy - Can improved outcome revive an almost forgotten procedure?0
Concomitant surgical ablation in cardiac surgery patients: Does sinus rhythm 12 months postoperatively result in a better quality of life?0
Two implantable rotary blood pumps for biventricular heart failure0
Does NT-pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide predict the outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation for severe aortic valve stenosis?0
Long-term results of minimal invasive mitral valve surgery using Partial Upper Sternotomy0
Primary cardiac tumours in infants and children: surgical strategy and long-term outcome0
Six-months results after MitraClip treatment for degenerative mitral regurgitation: Data from the ACCESS-EU Phase I Trial0
Die Bedeutung des Eingangsinnenwiderstandes von QRS-gesteuerten Herzschrittmachern0
Minimally-invasive LVAD-implantation improves outcome in reoperative cases0
Intracardiale Eingriffe bei völliger Kreislaufunterbrechung in tiefer Perfusionshypothermie0
Rapid Deployment Valve in Endocarditis Patients0
The David type aortic valve repair: Long term results in 134 patients0
Clopidogrel reduces post-transplant obliterative airway disease (OAD)0
Initial results with the Edwards SAPIEN transapical aortic valve: The Aachen-Maastricht experience0
Postoperative Bronchopleural Fistula: A Conservative Way of Treatment in Selected Cases0
Calculation of an early warning score for intensive care patients with hand-held computers0
Intraoperative ICD defibrillation testing has to be recommended according to multicenter data – final results0
Independent risk factors for in-hospital mortality after isolated coronary artery bypass graft (CABG): Clinical study in 513 patients0
Stent-grafting of the thoracic aorta by the cardiothoracic surgeon0
The impact of preoperative limb embolisation in active infective left-sided endocarditis0
Optimization of micro bubble elimination by the use of an oxygenator with an integrated arterial filter in combination with the dynamic bubble trap0
Changes in Indications and Outcome in an Interdisciplinary ECLS-Program: Lessons That Have Been Learned0
Low cardiac output predicts serious gastrointestinal complications after cardiopulmonary bypass operations0
Early and late outcomes after acute type-A aortic dissection in patients under 45 and over 80 years old. Preliminary data on 989 cases at a single institution0
EurosSCORE-guided preoperative elective intra-aortic balloon pump implantation in high risk patients does not reduce In-hospital mortality after cardiac surgery0
Long-term results of different treatment modalities in acute uncomplicated and complicated type B aortic dissection0
Valsalva-shaped bio-root: an alternative technique for aortic root replacement using a stented bioprosthesis0
Compromize of visceral arteries by intraaortic balloon pump as a consequence of anatomical-to-device length mismatch0
Early timing of surgical intervention in patients with Ebstein's anomaly predicts superior long-term outcome0
Eccentricity of the aortic annulus is not associated with functional impairment of the transapical Jenavalve in an in vitro hydrodynamic test model0
How to Deal with a Porcelain Aorta in Combined Valve Surgery0
Stellungnahme zu den vorstehenden Bemerkungen:0
Die Anatomie des Reizleitungssystems bei Operationen von Vorhofseptumdefekten0
Long-term survival and freedom from reintervention in patients with congenital aortic stenosis0
Prognostic assessment of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy referred for transplantation0
Implantation of the FloWatch® Device and Sepsis: Remove or Wait?0
Forecasting Short-Term Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Based on Past Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence Patterns0
Hemodynamic Follow-up after Valve-in-Valve TAVI for Failed Aortic Bioprosthesis0
Neurocognitive outcome and cerebral embolic load during transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement with sutureless Perceval valves: First clinical experience0
Biglycan is Involved in Degenerative Aortic Valve Disease in Diabetic Disorders0
Correlation of laboratory and ECG changes with early graft failure after CABG0
Safe use of recombinant activated factor VII for intractable bleeding in patients with biventricular assist devices0
Complications after Myocutaneous Flap Surgery in Patients with Mediastinitis and Sternal Resection after Cardiac Surgery0
Giant left atrial sarcoma0
Short-term hemodynamic support with bearingless, magnetically levitated paracorporal centrifugal pumps0
Early Postoperative Results of the Dokimos Plus Stented Pericardial Aortic Bioprosthesis for Isolated Aortic Valve Replacement and Hemodynamic Comparison with Sorin Solo, Labcor TLBP-A, and ATS 3f0
Acute type A dissection: A comparative study between the reimplantation and remodeling procedure and the „gold Standard“0
“Frozen” Elephant Technique: First Experience with the Vascutek Thora-flex Hybrid Prosthesis - A Single Center Perspective0
Is the phosphorylation status of the cytochrome c oxidase (CcO) myocardprotective? – Contributions to the theory of ATP-dependent enzyme inhibition and mitochondrial respiratory control in the heart0
Transplantation of SDF-1-overexpressing stem cells: is scaffold-based application needed for functional regeneration of ischemic myocardium?0
Epicardial Erythropoietin patch most efficiently improves myocardial regeneration and performance after infarction0
Arterielle End-zu-End-Anastomosen mit Schraubflanschringen0
Interhospital transfer with extracorporeal cardiopulmonary support in critically ill patients0
Ventricular assist device as a bridge for heart transplantation in children – does it influence the results?0
Zystische Adventitia-Degeneration der Arteria radialis Bericht über zwei eigene Beobachtungen und Literaturübersicht0
Electrophysiological effects of local cardiac stretch on propagation of local electrical activation0
The influence on short- and mid-term survival of moderate functional tricuspid valve regurgitation in patients undergoing minimal invasive mitral valve surgery0
Die Bedeutung der zystischen Medianekrose von Aorta und großen Arterien für die kardiovaskuläre Chirurgie0
Hypertension after heart- and heart-lung transplantation in childhood - insights from a longitudinal study on the baroreceptor function0
Kreislaufveränderungen nach portokavalen Anastomosen *0
Impressions from the Frankfurt Book Fair0
One-stage hybrid endovascular management of Kommerell's diverticulum and acute type A aortic dissection0
Funktionsprüfungen bei Schrittmachern mit intrakardialer Stimulation0
TEVAR in aortic erosion – Results of endovascular treatment of aortobronchial and aortoesophageal fistulas and mycotic aneurysm0
Management of pump thrombosis: Device exchange versus thrombolysis0
Prospective Real-World Evaluation of an Interdisciplinary Blood Management Protocol for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery0
Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for rare sarcomatosis in pediatric patients – perfusion, anaesthetic and toxicity management0
Coronary event after transcatheter pulmonary valve implantation0
Emergency stent graft treatment of the thoracic aorta. 100 patients, 10 years follow up0
The Correlation of Aortic Valve Opening Status and Stroke Risk in Patients Supported with HeartWare HVAD0
Differential gene expression in response to ventricular unloading in rat and human myocardium0
Randomized Prospective Hemodynamic Comparison of St. Jude Trifecta and Carpentier-Edwards Perimount Magna Ease - the COTRIP Trial0
Atrial switch (Senning procedure) in the era of the arterial switch operation: A case report0
Aortic arch repair in a piglet model: improved contractility with the beating-heart technique0
Pressure-volume loops: Feasible for the evaluation of right ventricular function in an experimental setting of acute pulmonary regurgitation?0
Myocardial performance and hemodynamics after cardiopulmonary bypass and deep hypothermic circulatory arrest in neonatal piglets0
Novel approach for in vivo non-invasive vascular graft compliance measurement0
New Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation: Relevance of Peri- and Intraoperative Characteristics for Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation and Patient Outcome?0
Impact of Donor Pretreatment with Vasopressors on Outcome after Heart Transplantation0
Das Risiko der Koronarchirurgie0
Decellularization Improves Heart Valve Performance0
Identification, isolation and cultivation of pluripotent endothelial progenitor cells with high angiogenic potential from human aortic valve tissue0
Therapeutic Options for Failing Aortic Valve Xenografts: Conventional Repeat Surgery vs. Transcatheter Valve-in-valve Procedures0
First Series of Left Ventricular Assist Device Upgrades to HeartMate 30
Blood cardioplegia: Difference between young and old rat hearts0
Strategies to effectively trace transplanted stem cells – How transgenes affect immune responses0
Establishing an Alveolar in Vitro Model to Test Potential Pathogenic Aerosols0
Quality of life of GUCH patients after atrial switch operation0
Reduction of long-term malignoma incidence by single dose ATG-induction after heart transplantation: a two center study0
The role of Levitronix CentriMag system in bridging patients to a long term assist device0
Pacemaker after Sutureless and Rapid-Deployment Prostheses: A Progress Report from the SURD-IR0
Surgical treatment of coronary heart disease in octogenarians: An outcome analysis with special emphasis on gender differences0
Impact of Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia after Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)0
Early histological changes in the aortic media after thoracic endovascular stent grafting (TEVAR)0
Are bicuspid aortic valves a limitation for aortic valve repair?0
History of cardiac surgery in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation is not associated with worse postoperative outcome compared to patients without previous cardiac procedures0
2000 patient years of follow up after the Ross Procedure in a single center0
Bacterial Transmission from Heater Cooler Devices in Cardiac Surgery - An Update0
Ergebnisse einer kombinierten Behandlung des Bronchialkarzinoms mittels Bestrahlung und Operation0
Aortic root surgery in acute aortic dissection type-A – new insights from GERAADA (German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection type-A) after three years0
Transapical implantation of the JenaValve transcatheter heart valve in patients with non-calcified aortic regurgitation0
Zystische Fehlbildungen des Respirationstraktes, betrachtet unter dem Gesichtspunkt chirurgischer Behandlung0
Einengung von Trachea und Oesophagus durch kongenitale Mißbildung der Mediastinalgefäße und ihre Behandlung0
Comparison of myocardial structural and molecular changes in rat models of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus0
Long-term results of radiofrequency ablation concomitant to cardiac surgery0
A Role for Cardiac Insulin Resistance in the Regulation of Autophagy in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction0
Improved flexibility of babies with a mobile VAD Ikus unit. An in hospital solution0
Myocardial effects of local shock wave therapy in a Langendorff model0
Aortic surgery in octogenarians0
Transapical mitral valved stent implantation: Early survival0
Limitations in the Extraction of Active Fixation Coronary Sinus Leads0
Surgical treatment of adult atrial septal defect0
Experimentelle Untersuchungen über die Durchblutung des subdiaphragmatic Gefäßgebiets mit einer neuentwickelten pulswellenerzeugenden Pumpe*0
Bacterial Infiltration of Structural Heart Valve Disease0
Definite chest closure after central implantation of extracoroporeal membran oxygenation: A novel solution to prevent complications of the lower limb0
Implementation of digital phonocardiography in the surveillance of patients after AVR with mechanical heart valves0
How technically demanding is composite T-grafting in total arterial revascularisation?0
Emergent surgical treatment in patients suffering from acute cardiac infarction0
Multiple Inappropriate ICD Shocks Due to Insulation Failure with Externalized Conductor of a Biotronik Linox ICD Lead0
Risk analysis of patients suffering acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock receiving emergency coronary artery bypass grafting0
Transvenöse Extraktion eines Venenkatheters mit einem SIMMONS-Katheter (Sidewinder I)0
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as rescue therapy in critically ill patients - is it worth the effort?0
Decreased rates of substrate oxidation in vitro predict the onset of heart failure in rat hearts with pressure overload in vivo0
Mitral valve repair in severe heart failure patients: is there a cut off?0
Effect of Hydraulic Expansion on Arteriovenous Fistula of Hemodialysis Patients0
Reduction of Obliterative Bronchiolitis (OB) by PHD (Prolyl-hydroxylase)-inhibitors activating Hypoxia-inducible transcription factors (HIFs) in an experimental mouse model0
Genome-wide expression profiling of calcified aortic valves reveals increased matrix deposition and diminished anti-oxidant and stress response0
Cross-contamination between Tracheostomy and Sternotomy Following Percutaneous Dilation Tracheostomy and Its Influence on Sternal Wound Infections in Cardiac Surgery0
Valve construction with autologous vena cava tissue0
Efficacy of mechanical cardiac assist devices in a congenital cardiac surgery program0
Midterm follow up of tricuspid valve repair without failure - a single center experience0
Characterization of Bradyarrhythmias Leading to Post–Heart Transplant Pacemaker Implantation: Sinus Node Dysfunction versus Atrioventricular Block0
Autopsy following cardiac surgery – a mandatory tool for quality assurance0
Genetic variations of phenprocoumon metabolism: prevalence in mechnical heart valve recipients and impact on anticoagulation-related complications0
Electrocardiographic Changes and their Relation to Serum Enzyme Activity after Heart Surgery0
Aortic dissection type A: Perioperative impact of abdominal extent0
Impact of a Polymeric Matrix Referring the Occurrence of Pericardial Adhesions/Operation Time in Neonates/Infants Scheduled for Staged Corrective Surgery0
Short-term outcome after operative myocardial revascularization in patients with acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock0
Gap Junction Regulation and Edema Formation in Neonatal and Adult Hearts0
Cardioplegic or Fibrillatory Arrest for Correction of Partial and Intermediate Atrioventricular Septal Defects?0
Fit for the road after cardiac surgery? A single-center-study using the “Test for the registration of traffic-specific personality traits” (TVP) in 120 patients after cardiac surgery0
Early Silent Graft Failure in Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Computed Tomography Analysis0
Extensive Aortic Replacement and Supra-aortic Extrathoracic Debranchement to Treat Aortic Dissection0
Improvement of neurological outcome in coronary surgery using an automated proximal anastomosis device0
Cardioprotective action of endocannabinoid receptor CB2 in a murine model of ischemic cardiomyopathy0
124 cases of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation assisted mechanical resuscitation in non-postcardiotomy patients0
Eine einfache Methode zur Behandlung des Sinus-venosus-Defektes0
14- Year- Results of Bilateral versus Single Internal Thoracic Artery Grafts for Left-sided Myocardial Revascularization in Young Diabetic Patients0
Coronary Artery Distortion and Revision in Children with Supravalvar Aortic Stenosis Undergoing Aortic Sinus Enlargement0
Characteristics of TA- versus TF-AVI patients in a cohort with a notably low stroke rate0
Limitation of Circulating cfDNA Under the Use of a Cytokine Elimination Adsorber (CytoSorb) in Cardiac Surgery0
The incidence of neurological complications in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery with and without aortic manipulation: a meta-analysis of 3477 cases0
Blockage of the Oncostatin M receptor-β rescues mice from heart failure in an inflammatory model of cardiomyopathy0
Klinische Anwendung heterologer Aortenklappentransplantate*0
Use of stentless xenograft as bioroot in the absence of aortic disease: experience of 139 patients0
Letter to the Editor0
The medtronic mosaic prosthesis: clinical performance at 15 years0
Measurement of aortic wall strain with 3D speckle tracking*0
Contractile behavior of skinned papillary muscle of male and female patients undergoing aortocoronary bypass operation0
Does minimally invasive mitral valve surgery improve quality of life postoperatively - A postoperative follow-up study0
Erweiterte Indikationsstellung und Verfahrenswahl zur Anlegung aortopulmonaler Anastomosen im Hinblick auf eine zweizeitige Operation hochgradiger Formen der Fallotschen Tetralogie0
Magnetic nanotechnology for targeted gene transfer in the heart0
The impact of pre-operative extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support on survival in lung transplantation surgery- ECMO as bridge to transplant0
Left atrial size reduction improves the sinusrhythm conversion rate after radiofrequency ablation for continuous atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery0
Zur diuretischen Behandlung mit Etacrynsäure nach Operationen am offenen Herzen0
Ring assessment and sizing aspects for transcatheter mitral valve-in-ring procedures: An ex-vivo series0
Norwood operation with a RV-PA conduit preserves growth of pulmonary arteries0
Does duration of extracorporal membrane oxygenation support has an influence on patient outcome?0
MIDCAB: a safe option in high risk patients0
CD133+ percutaneous tissue-engineered pulmonary valved stent implantation: 3-month follow-up0
New Insights into Spinal Cord Ischemia after Thoracic Aortic Procedures: The Importance of Anterior Radiculo-Medullary Artery Anatomy for Surgical Outcome0
Aortic root and right ventricular outflow tract replacement with mechanical conduits in adult patients after repeated surgery for congenital heart disease0
Single-vessel revascularization using robotically enhanced minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (ENDO-MIDCAB) compared to open offpump coronary artery bypass surgery (OPCAB)0
Ex-vivo repair of donor lungs- is cell-free solution superior to blood perfusion?0
Hemodynamic optimization using FloTrac© pulse contour analysis in TAVI patients: Early results of a valuable tool in postoperative fluid management0
Self-management of anticoagulation therapy after mechanical heart valve replacement -10 years experience of a single center0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation leads to a complete restoration of quality of life after 3-months follow-up in 155 elderly high-risk patients0
Minimal invasive surgery for intracardiac tumors – report of 19 consecutive patients0
Successful weaning from extracorporal circulation using a pumpless extracorporal lung assist device in a patient with intraoperative hypercapnic lung failure during aortic valve replacement0
Subaortic Stenosis - Improved Surgical Approach0
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement in Contemporary Practice: Clinical and Hemodynamic Performance from a Prospective Multicenter Trial0
Gender-related differences in cardiovascular risk factors in more than 10000 coronary artery bypass patients0
Ergebnisse der Resektionsbehandlung des Bronchialkarzinoms bei einem mediastinoskopisch selektionierten Krankengut0
Aortic valve reconstruction for aortic valve insufficiency - a single center long term experience0
Early and long - term results of heart transplantation with extended ischemic time using Custodiol0
Influence of protamine/heparin-ratio on postoperative blood loss and transfusion rate in cardiac surgery0
Iron-dependent cold-induced injury of coronary and macrovascular endothelial cells0
Effect of cerebral protection strategy on outcome of patients with Stanford type A aortic dissection0
Phosphodiesterase-5-inhibition reduces ischemia/reperfusion injury after heart transplantation0
A Decision Tree for the Replacement of the Ascending Aorta in Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Surgery: A Single Center Experience in 1362 Patients0
Mitral valve repair with the Medtronic Profile 3D® annuloplasty ring - a single center experience0
Carotid artery and jugular vein cannulation in aortic redo surgery0
Risk of respiratory failure after minimally invasive transapical aortic valve implantation0
Tissue-engineered Blood Vessels of Bacterial Cellulose as Small Arterial Substitutes: In Vivo Results of a 6 Month Trial0
Efficacy and Complications of Transvenous Lead Extractions Using Laser Sheaths: 5-Year Single-Center Experience in 75 Patients0
Institutional Experience with the HeartWare Ventricular Assist System in 100 Patients0
3 year results of transapical versus transfemoral TAVI in 1000 patients with severe aortic stenosis in a single center registry0
Renoprotective effects of epigallocatechin-3-gallate during cardiopulmonary bypass in a small piglet model0
Best Evidence Topic: Avoidance and Treatment of a Bronchial Stump Insufficiency following Major Lung Surgery0
Trachealgeschwülste und die chirurgische Behandlung0
Preoperatively Elevated C-reactive Protein in Acute Myocardial Infarction - Infection or Infarction?0
Acute type A aortic dissection: Antegrade vs. retrograde perfusion strategy – a series of 401 consecutive cases0
Nosologische, pathologisch-anatomische, diagnostische und therapeutische Gesichtspunkte zum Krankheitsbild der intralobären Lungensequestration0
Outcomes after Surgery for Endocarditis among Intravenous Drug Users and Nonusers0
Prevalence of Leaflet Defects during Aortic Valve Repair with Normal and Aneurysmal Aortic Morphology0
Thoracoscopic recovery of intrapulmonary foreign bodies with intraoperative fluoroscopic assistance0
Cardiomyocyte derived from induced pluripotent stem cells are more sensitive to ischemia then naïve cardiomyocytes0
Histologische und radiologische Untersuchungen zur Frage des Frühverschlusses des aortokoronaren Venenbypass0
Worldwide First Successful Long-term Survival after Orthotopic Cardiac Xenotransplantation of Multitransgenic Pig Hearts into Baboons Using a CD40mAb or CD40L Costimulation Blockade0
Minimally invasive bypass surgery and maximally invasive aortic arch replacement are sometimes just a CT-scan apart0
Tierexperimentelle Erfahrungen zum autoalloplastischen Aortenersatz0
Mechanically-induced ventricular tachycardia by the HeartWare HVAD0
CRT non-responders: identification of underlying anatomical factors with [18F]FDG-PET/CT0
Is the Ross-Konno procedure the ideal treatment of congenital complex left ventricular outflow tract obstruction?0
Preoperative aortic valve pathology - does it influence the result of the Ross Operation?0
Concomitant anti-arrhythmic procedures, to treat atrial fibrillation in high risk patients who had combined valve and CABG surgery0
Quantification of cerebral protection during selective cerebral perfusion in complex cardiac surgery0
Decision of therapy termination in cardiac surgery0
Outcomes of aortic valve surgery in patients with acute decompensated aortic valve disease. A single center experience of 599 patients0
Expanded use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to extracorporeal left ventricular assist device0
Satisfaction of custumors in a quality management system according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000: Increase of satisfaction of cooperating clinics0
Use of a Highly Sensitive Assay for Cardiac Troponin T as an Adjunct to Diagnose Acute Rejection after Cardiac Transplant0
Evaluating Outcomes Used in Cardiothoracic Surgery Intervention Based Research - A Systematic Review of Reviews to Develop a Core Outcome Set0
Tagging the Arterial Duct to Facilitate Stenting in Low-birthweight Infants0
Timing of Surgery does not Affect Outcome in Patients with Infective Endocarditis - a Propensity Score Based Analysis0
Antifibrotic Medication Trail to Prevent Aortic Valve Fibrosis in an Murine Model0
Lungenresektion bei Lungengangrän0
Long Term Single Center Results after 3 Years of TA-TAVI with Edwards Sapien XT Prosthesis0
Stethoskop zur direkten Auskultation in der Herzchirurgie0
Erratum to: Physical Exercise Is Safe for Fontan Patients in Hypoxia0
Acute Treatment of Oxidative Damage Caused by Ischemia/Reperfusion during Extracorporeal Circulation by Ebselen in a Rat Model0
Die Behandlung des embolischen Verschlusses der Extremitätenarterien0
Die Auswirkungen wiederholter intraaortaler Kontrastmittelinjektionen auf die Nierendurchblutung *0
Are women with pre-existing renal impairment at higher risk to develop contrast-induced nephropathy following transcatheter aortic valve replacement?0
Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation: Predictors for Long-Term Success0
Detection of lung cancer-associated proteins with antibody microarray technique0
The minimally invasive versus sternotomy approach for mitral valve surgery in elderly patients - a propensity matched comparison0
Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation for failed aortic bioprosthesis0
Progenitor cell homing in the postischemic myocardium: just an unmotivated pitstop in the microcirculation?0
Do Previous Cardiac Interventions Influence the Outcome of Subsequent Operative Cardiac Revascularization?0
Aortic Root Surgery in Acute Aortic Dissection Type A: Comparison of Aortic Valve-sparing Repair versus Composite Grafting0
De-novo construction of the aortic valve using glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium: An old concept revived0
The Possibility of Pregnancy after the Ross Operation. A Report from the German-Dutch Ross Registry0
Intrathorakale oder antethorakale Oesophagoplastik0
Lung Transplant Recipients with Elevated Peripheral Blood Counts of CD127low, FoxP3+ and CTLA4+ CD4+CD25high T Cells Develop Less Severe Donor-Specific Transplant Arteriosclerosis in Humanized Mice0
Long term in vivo reactions to PTFE and polyester in the cardiovascular system - what will be the fate of septal defect occlusion devices?0
Die Herzbeuteltamponade, eine akute Notsituation bei transvenöser Schrittmacherimplantation0
Ultrasonic Technology for Management of Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax0
Cable design improvements and sintering of the inflow cannula in continuous flow LVADs reduce the occurrence of life-threatening pump stops0
Cardiac Paragangliomas: A Clinical Experience of 12 Years0
SOLO pericardial stentless prosthesis: is thrombocytopenia due to laboratory error?0
Characteristics, Weaning Strategy, and Outcome of Patients Receiving Extracorporeal Life Support following Cardiogenic Shock0
Neurological Events after TAVI Influence Early Mortality0
Does modification of suture materials influence graft patency after bypass sugery? Heparin-coated sutures show low thrombogenicity0
Veränderungen des Elektrolyt- und Säure-Basen-Haushaltes bei Operationen mit kardio-pulmonalem Bypass unter Hämodilution*0
Evaluation of neuroendocrine dysfunction after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass – initial results0
Biofunctionalization of ventricular assist devices0
Modified implantation technique of the CardioWest total artificial heart – surgical tipps and tricks0
Retro-auricular Jarvik-2000 left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as a new ideal destination therapy if compared to the abdominal cable version as bridging therapy0
Severe aortic regurgitation in type A aortic dissection caused by a prolapsed circumferential intimal flap0
Left-sided Approach for Cardiac Procedure and Thoracoplasty in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome0
Single-Center Experience of Minimally Invasive Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation0
Is the internal mammary artery really free from atherosclerosis?0
Transapical transcatheter valve-in-valve and valve-in-ring implantation in mitral position0
First multi-center experience with a novel mobile circulatory support system in cardiac surgery0
Impact of Selective Cerebral Perfusion Management on the Neurological Outcome in Patients with Acute Type A Aortic Dissection0
Inhalative Ilomedin reduces acute right heart failure due to pulmonary hypertension during mitral valve surgery0
Use of cold blood cardioplegia equalizes higher risk profile in CABG patients with acute coronary syndrome compared to warm blood cardioplegia0
Low-dose caspofungin is a safe and effective treatment option for invasive fungal infections after cardiac surgery0
Hypoxic Preconditioning Protects Cord Blood-Mesenchymal Stromal Cells from Ischemic Damage in Vitro0
Impact of etiology of mitral regurgitation (MR) on results after interventional mitral valve repair using the MitraClip system in high-surgical-risk patients0
Myocardial stunning after extracorporal circulation: myth or fact? An experimental analysis in piglets0
The Medtronic Mosaic prothesis in aortic and mitral position: Clinical perfomance in 1540 patients up to 13 years0
Über isolierte Mittellappenprozesse unter Berücksichtigung des sogenannten Mittellappensyndroms0
Laparatomy after cardiac surgery: a risk factor analysis0
Aortic Leaflet Replacement with Fresh Autologous Pericardium: At 17-Year Follow-Up0
Higher Syntax Score as a Predictive Factor of Mortality Following Coronary Bypass Surgery0
16-Multi-Detector Row Computed Tomography for preoperative planning0
Ergebnisse der erweiterten Lungenresektion beim Bronchuskarzinom0
Differences of the Treatment of Acute NSTEMI and STEMI0
An Adjusted Calculation Model Allows for Reduced Protamine Doses without Increasing Blood Loss in Cardiac Surgery0
Sternal plate closure: Indications, surgical procedure and follow up0
Mid-term results after endovascular stent grafting of the descending aorta in high risk patients0
Inosine protects against myocardial and endothelial reperfusion injury after heart transplantation0
Long-term follow-up after skeletal autologous myoblast transplantation in ischemic heart disease (MAGIC Phase II Study)0
Platelet reactivity in paediatric cardiac surgery: Should pharmacological platelet protection be performed during cardiopulmonary bypass and hypothermia in young infants?0
Multiplex-screening of matrixmetalloproteinases in different areas of thoracic aortic aneurysm in bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valve0
Stylet, Laser or Mechanical Device? The Way to Safe and Effective Transvenous Lead Extraction0
Upregulation of the GM-CSF/GM-CSF-receptor system in aneurysm: Trigger for structural alterations?0
Outcome in high risk aortic valve replacement. Evaluation of 563 elderly patients older than 75 and 80 years, and 223 with a log EuroScore (ES) higher than 100
Dedifferentiation of adult cardiomyocytes serves as a mechanism of cardiac regeneration0
Early insertion of a valved conduit for chronic pulmonary insufficiency based on right ventricular volumetry helps restoration of normal right ventricular dimensions0
Erfahrungen mit der Bändelung der Pulmonalarterie0
Physical exercise reduces transplant arteriosclerosis in a fully allogeneic mouse aorta transplantation model0
Combined functional mitral valve surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with severe impaired left ventricles is still a challenge0
Clinical and Rhythm Outcome of Surgical Ablation versus Non Ablation in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation during Mitral Valve Surgery0
Prediction of Suitable Fluoroscopic Implantation Planes for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Bicuspid Aortic Valve Anatomy - Clinical Validation of a Novel Approach0
The impact of short periods of rapid atrial pacing on left and right atrial mechanical function0
Impaired NYHA functional class and tricuspid insufficiency are predictors for 90 days mortality following transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
The change from aprotinin to aminocaproic acid: Results of a single center pair-matched study on renal failure, bleeding and revision rates0
Bronchiale und subpleurale Lipome0
Impact of donor serum sodium levels on outcome after bilateral lung transplantation0
Die intralobäre Sequestration0
Monitoring of unilateral cerebral perfusion with near-infrared spectroscopy0
Fractured Strut of Björk-Shiley 70° Convexo-Concave Mitral Valve Prosthesis Found in Left Coronary Artery0
Volume- loading in experimental heterotopic heart transplantation0
Interruption of Anticoagulation in Patients with HeartMate 3 - A Safety Analysis0
Erfahrungen über das Panzerherz0
Transapical aortic valve implantation after previous heart surgery0
Severe Calcification of the Ascending Aorta Detected Incidentally in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting0
Both intra and extracellular scavenging of oxygen-derived free radicals reduce the myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat0
Rapid cardio-protective, calcium-antagonistic effect of 17beta-oestradiol0
Homograft implantation for aortic valve replacement since 15 years – results and follow-up0
Predictors for Early and Midterm Outcome after Bridge to Left Ventricular Assist Device by Extracorporeal Life Support0
One stage repair in complex aortic disease: surgery combined with open distal stentgrafting requires a new stent graft design0
Alternative Treatment of Aortic Prosthesis Infections in High-Risk Patients0
Aortic valve replacement with the Sorin Freedom SOLO bioprosthesis: Initial results and 2-years of follow-up0
Transplant Arteriosclerosis in Humanized Mice Reflects Alloantigen Recognition of Lung Transplant Recipients and is Controlled by Autologous Regulatory T Cells0
Septuagenarians with acute type A aortic dissection: outcome of direct true lumen cannulation in the surgical treatment0
Should root replacement with aortic valve-sparing be offered to patients with severe aortic regurgitation or bicuspid valves?0
Stabilisierende Reaktionen der Gefäßwand nach Thrombendarteriektomie0
Antegrade cerebral perfusion with mild hypothermia (28-30°C) provides save visceral organ protection during aortic arch replacement0
Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Reverses Fixed Pulmonary Hypertension in Paediatric Patients with Restrictive Cardiomyopathy Prior to Heart Transplantation0
Patient prosthesis mismatch after transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation in degenerated bioprostheses0
Microvascular Loss in Experimental Murine Tracheal Transplantation can be Prevented by Anti-Platelet Therapy and in Combination with mTOR Inhibitor0
The role of AT2-receptors in neonatal cardiovascular development0
Testing long term performance of murine aortic allografts after cold storage in TiProtec®0
Nachresektion bei Bronchial-Karzinom-Rezidiven0
Technische Vorteile bei der Hauptbronchusresektion rechts und links*0
Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Detects Early Coronary Changes Related to Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy in Pediatric Transplant Recipients: Results from a Multicenter Study Group0
Starr-Edwards prostheses in mitral position: Results of a forty-year follow up0
Koronardurchblutung und myokardialer Sauerstoffverbrauch vor und nach Hämodilutionsperfusion*0
Valve-sparing aortic root repair using single patch technique and a new vascular graft0
Validation of a patient specific algorithm to reduce preoperative blood ordering in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)0
Effects of metoprolol on hypoxia- and isoflurane-induced late-phase preconditioning0
Mechanical integrity of Tissue Engineered Heart Valves under different flow conditions0
Phenprocoumon in HeartWare venrticular assist device patients - a new regimen for early postoperative anticoagulation0
Relaxin-2 as New Therapeutic Alternative for Patients with Chronic Heart Failure? Role of Systemic and Local Expression Profile0
Different tilting disc valves show similar rotation-dependent impairment in hemodynamic performance under a tilted implantation position0
How is phospholipase C in concentric hypertrophy signaling pathway regulated?0
Cardiac fibroblasts are the most sensitive cell population of the heart to hypothermic reperfusion injury0
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair through right anterolateral mini-thoracotomy is safe and feasible in patients of advanced age0
Real World Experience with HeartMate 3 - One Year Follow-Up0
Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation after MitraClip Procedure0
Nano- coating with titanium reduces the immunologic response to glutardialdehyde-fixed bovine pericardium – a new technique to improve durability of biologic heart valve prostheses?0
Emergency coronary artery bypass surgery using minimized extracorporeal circulation compared to conventional extracorporeal circulation0
On-pump versus off- pump complete arterial revascularization as a routine approach: clinical resuts up to 8 years0
Engineered Heart Muscle from Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes for Transmural Myocardial Repair0
Effectiveness of Prostaglandin E1 versus Prostacyclin in evaluation of transplant candidates with elevated pulmonary vascular resistance0
A new approach to treat peripartal cardiomyopathy complicated by cardiogenic shock: inhibition of prolactin-secretion in combination with mechanical circulatory-support to achieve sustained myocardial0
Hybrid Endovascular Stent-Grafting Technique for Patent Ductus Arteriosus in an Adult0
Quality of life after acute aortic dissection type A: Younger patients are stronger impaired in the longterm course0
Minimizing Peripheral Vascular Complications in Transvascular Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation by Surgical Instead of Percutaneous Access in a Consecutive Series of 350 Patients0
Results after four years of experience with the new Trifecta™ biological aortic valve prosthesis0
Enrichment of cardiogenic cell populations from murine skeletal muscle0
Spätergebnisse rekonstruierender Operationen bei chronischen aortoiliakalen und femoropoplitealen Arterienverschlüssen0
Letter from the Editor0
ECMO transport of critically ill patients0
Seltene Eingriffe im Bogen- und Descendensbereich der thorakalen Aorta0
Aortic valve replacement with minimized extracorporeal circulation0
Short-term outcome after surgical embolectomy in pulmonary embolism: A single-center experience0
Valve Sizing for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation by Computed Tomography in Diastole and Systole0
Tricuspid valve repair with artificial chordea in a 72-year old woman0
Open antegrade stent placement in the descending aorta in patients unsuitable for conventional stenting0
Immunobiology of embryonic stem cells: Foreign mtDNA as an immunological barrier in SCNT derived embryonic stem cells transplantation0
Hybrid closure of ventricular septal defects - Medium term results0
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Development of an active-flow perfusion system for intracardiac ventricular-arterial bypassing0
Identifying the potassium channel KCa3.1 as new therapeutic target to prevent chronic airway allograft rejection0
Über die Wirkung des gastroösophagealen Refluxes auf Ösophagusanastomosen *0
Regional myocardial function before and after heart surgery - an echocardiographic study0
Is Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) a Worthy Alternative to Median Sternotomy in Resecting Stage I and II Thymoma?0
Biologic Mitral Valve Replacement in Patients Younger Than 60 Years: Initial Outcomes and Long-Term Follow-up0
Cardiac insulin resistance in heart failure may be mediated through PTP1B activation in rats and humans0
Comparison of Hemodynamic Performance of Transcatheter Heart Valves with Supra-annular or Intra-annular Position for Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-valve Implantation in Failed Bioprostheses0
The role of Fetuin-A for the development and progress of coronary artery calcification in a 12-months Follow-Up0
Single Centre Experience with Lung Transplantation from Donors Outside Standard Acceptability Criteria - Is It Safe?0
Transapical aortic valve implantation: Outcome in patients with low arithmetic risk profile0
Autonomously contracting human cardiomyocytes generated from adult human pancreatic stem cells preferably after cocultivation with human myocardium0
Antegrade Descending Stent Implantation in Acute Type a Aortic Dissection Improves Short- and Mid-term Outcomes0
Pathologisch-anatomische und klinische Befunde nach Drahtung von Aortenaneurysmen0
Irisin Directly Affects Cardiac Glucose Oxidation and Contractile Function0
Hemodynamic Effects of Interventional Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair in Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure Awaiting Heart Transplantation0
Extrakorporaler Kreislauf über periphere Gefäße zur Therapie des akuten Lungenödems mit gleichzeitigem Nierenversagen*0
Reviewers for The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon0
Neurological outcome of hemiarch vs. total arch replacement for acute type A dissection0
Reply by the Authors of the Original Article0
Use of a common carotid artery for arterial inflow in extracorporeal circulation: side-related flow and pressure profile0
Treatment of Sternal Osteomyelitis: Economic Considerations0
Improved results of corrective repair for complete atrioventricular septal defect0
The Concept of Hybrid Closure of Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defects Utilizing Temporary Extracorporeal Circulatory Support. A Case Series0
Emergent Surgery for Pleuropulmonary Blastoma0
Clinical outcome in Major Histocompatibility Complex antibody positive heart transplant recipients receiving thymoglobin for induction therapy0
Minimally Invasive Aortic Root Surgery: Mid-term Results in a 2-year Follow-up0
Passive force in left ventricular human myocardium is not passive0
Surgical treatment for left-sided active infective double valve endocarditis: 23-year single center experience0
Outcome of valve sparing aortic root reimplantation for various indications during eleven years0
Time course of autograft regurgitation after the ROSS procedure – experiences from the German ROSS Registry0
Safety of Second-Generation Baroreflex Activation Therapy System0
Short-term statin pretreatment with rosuvastatin fails to enhance myocardial and endothelial function following cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass0
Outcomes in patients undergoing surgery with a minimized extracorporeal circulation compared to off pump revascularization0
Magnetic Resonance Derived Blood-flow Pattern after Off-pump Aortic Valve Bypass Implantation0
Aortic Dissection after Previous Aortic Valve Replacement for Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease: A Meta-Analysis0
Über die Möglichkeiten der operativen Behandlung solitärer intrathorakaler Lungenmetastasen0
Differential Effects of High Fat Diet on Skeletal Muscle Mitochondrial Subpopulations0
Happy Birthday, DGTHG!0
CRT Device Explantation: A Temporary Bridging Solution for Bi-Ventricular Pacing is Needed0
Impact of Levosimendan on cardiac performance due to antioxidative effects?0
In vivo force measurement on apically fixated mitral valved stents0
Mural thrombus in the chronically dissected thoracic Marfan's aorta – impact on reoperation and distal aortic size0
Pediatric aortic arch repair on cardiopulmonary bypass beating heart - is it feasible?0
Custodiol-N, a novel organ preservation solution reduces ischemia/reperfusion injury after heart transplantation0
The Transatlantic Relationship: Hands across the Ocean from Borst to Mohr0
Mitochondrial dysfunction in heart failure affects interfibrillar but not subsarcolemmal mitochondria0
Risk factors for deep sternal wound infection following open-heart surgery – depending on indication?0
Apical compression stitch in patients with failing left ventricles: A new option for surgical remodelling technique0
Improvement of human endothelial cell function during organ preservation by normothermic HTK perfusion and protein supplementation0
Balloon-Expandable versus Mechanically Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valves: Comparison of Procedural, Clinical, and Functional Outcomes0
Direct reimplantation as an alternative approach for treatment of anomalous aortic origin of the right coronary artery - A case series0
Cardiac transplantation using hearts from donors with malignant CNS-tumors0
Multimodal imaging for in vivo assessment of vitality and localization of transplanted induced pluripotent stem cells in a mouse model of myocardial infarction0
Recover of left ventricular function following immediate coronary artery bypass grafting in myocardial infarction0
New Automatic Modality for Multislice Computed Tomography Prediction of Optimal Implantation Angle for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
Alternatives to DEHP plasticizers for extracorporeal circulation equipments0
Minimally Invasive Approach for Aortic Valve Replacement Reintervention versus a Full-Sternotomy Approach. A Propensity Match Clinical Experience0
Early results of complex mitral-valve-reconstruction in pediatric patients0
Left Ventricular Assist Device Infection - Does Device Exchange Solve the Problem?0
Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation without Heart-Lung Machine0
Targeted Isolation of Regenerative Cardiac Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Ischemic Myocardium0
β1 Adrenoceptor Antagonistic Effects of ICI 118,551 on the Positive Inotropic Effect of Adrenaline in Murine Hearts0
Erfahrungen bei der offenen Korrektur erworbener Klappenfehler*0
Open Mitral Commissurotomy. A New Plea for an Old Operation0
Cardioprotective Effects of Dantrolene and Thymoquinone in H9c2 Cells: Does the Phenotype Matter?0
Increased preoperative C-reactive protein contributes to perioperative myocardial injury0
The Value of PET-CT Scans in Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices0
Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation for Failing Bioprosthetic Valves: Small Bioprostheses (≤23 mm) Decrease Device Success Rate0
Aortic Arch Reconstruction in Congenital Heart Disease - Single Center Experience of Ten Years with Long-Term Results0
INTERMACS level predicts early mortality in patients receiving left ventricular assist device implants0
Extending donor criteria in lung transplantation - Donors 70 years and older0
The Heterotopic Thoracic Cardiac Xenotransplantation Model (Pig-to-baboon) in Two Different Groups without and with an Additional Myelodepressive Regime0
Quality of life in 330 patients three years after midcab versus isolated stent-grafting of the lad0
Peripartum acute aortic dissection in a single centre: Experience in 9 patients0
Über die Anwendung von Klebstoff bei Eingriffen im Thorax0
A Multivariate Analysis of Perioperative Risk Factors on the 10 Year Survival of Patients with Acute Type A Aortic Dissection0
Aortic Valve Replacement in Infants and Children: Is the Ross and Ross-Konno Procedure an Ideal Long-term Treatment?0
“Persistent Contrast”: Image Fusion for Transfemoral Access. A Preclinical Investigation0
Toll-like Receptor 3 Mediates the Onset of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease0
Mitral valve surgery using minimally invasive versus sternotomy approach – A propensity matched analysis0
Predictive Value of Gene Expression Profiling as Assessed by AlloMap® Score for Long-term Survival after Heart Transplantation0
Die temporäre Pulmonalarterienblockade als klinische Funktionsuntersuchung0
Under-Forty Project of the Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery0
Cost reduction and improve outcome by using sutureless prosthesis0
Das Blutgerinnungs- und das fibrinolytische Enzymsystem während und nach extrakorporalem Kreislauf0
Individualized Anticoagulation Management Must Consider Individual Volume Balance0
Transplantation of human amniotic membrane in a mouse model of myocardial infarction0
HBO Therapy in Patients with Neurological Deficits after Cardiac Surgeries0
Early survival after transapical implantation of a novel mitral valved stent0
Elektrokardiographische Untersuchungen bei Pneumonektomierten0
Midterm outcome after mitral valve repair and LV-remodelling in high risk patients with dilated cardiomyopathy0
Laser Lead Extraction in Patients with Venous Stenosis or Occlusion: System Upgrade or Revision Is Needed0
Shock or no shock – A question of philosophy or should intraoperative ICD testing be recommended?0
Mediastinitis and early tracheostomy after median sternotomy0
Exercise can induce temporary mitochondrial and contractile dysfunction linked to impaired respiratory chain complex activity0
Long-term patency of radial artery bypass grafts: superior or inferior to saphenous grafts? Preliminary results of a CT-angiographic evaluation0
Unloading of the right ventricle by PCPC does not improve tricuspid insufficiency in HLHS patients0
Inhospital mental strain of patients with lung cancer0
Influence of G894T eNOS gene polymorphism on postoperative hemodynamics after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass0
Outcomes in patients undergoing HeartMate II vs Heartware left ventricular assist device as a bridge to transplantation0
The Impact of Ventricular Assist Device Implantation on the Acquired Von Willebrand Syndrome - Comparison of Centrifugal and Axial Design0
Is solitary left ventricular pacing using coronary vein lead a save treatment in patients following tricuspid valve replacement or reconstruction0
Erfahrungen bei Doppelklappenoperationen am offenen Herzen0
Sternal Application of Vancomycin Greatly Reduces the Incidence of Sternal Wound Complications in Patients undergoing Cardiosurgical Procedures0
The treatment of patients with Type A aortic dissection - predictors for in hospital mortality in 534 patients as two center experience0
Cyclic Longitudinal and Circumferential Deformation of the Ascending and Abdominal Aorta Measured by 3D Ultrasound Combined with Speckle Tracking0
Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation using a sutureless access and closure device: 6-months results of the multi-center CE mark study0
Antegrade cerebral perfusion with mild hypothermia for aortic arch replacement: single centre experience in 245 consecutive patients0
Pathologisch-anatomische Befunde nach Lungenresektionen*)0
Komplikationen von seiten des Herzkreislaufsystems nach extrakorporaler Zirkulation0
Successful Weaning from Extracorporal Circulation Using a Pumpless Extracorporal Lung Assist Device in a Patient with Intraoperative Hypercapnic Lung Failure during Aortic Valve Replacement0
Adiponectin correlates with coronary artery disease, gender, diabetes and body mass index0
Die offene Kommissurotomie der Mitralstenose an der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Determinants of Survival in Patients with Extracorporeal Support0
Factors influencing early onset of coronary allograft vasculopathy after orthotopic heart transplantation0
Dose/time-dependent modulation of the endothelial function through immunosuppressive agents0
Is occluding the reentry an endovascular option for treatment of Stanford type B aortic dissection?0
Clostridium difficile in heart surgery: Increased risk for mortality or an overestimated problem?0
Identification and characterization of a postnatal Nkx2-5 enhancer positive cardiac progenitor cell population after myocardial infarction0
Assessment of the Hydrodynamic Function of TAVI Prostheses Implanted in Bioprostheses0
Operativer Verschluß des Vornof-Septum-Defektes beim über 40jährigen*0
Does pulsatile versus non-pulsatile LVAD flow properties determine outcome pre- and post cardiac transplantation?0
Survival Determinants and Improvement of Heart Failure Symptoms after Surgical Repair of Anteroapical Left Ventricular Aneurysms Guided with Multislice Computed Tomography0
Technical considerations to optimize long term outcome of patients with isolated total anomalous pulmonary venous return0
Rewarming after cold ischemia and endothelial modulation: Role of JAMs0
Association of Circulating 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D Levels with Anemia Risk in Patients Scheduled for Cardiac Surgery0
Homograft descending aorta-to-biiliac bypass via left mini-thoracotomy and retroperitoneal incision in a patient with an infected subclavian-bi-femoral prosthetic graft0
First experience with the new portable miniaturized extracorporeal membrane oxygenation system Cardiohelp for severe respiratory failure in adults0
Pacemaker and implantable cardioverter-defibrillator pocket Infection: primary closure of aggregate pocket after system explantation is reasonable0
Right lateral mini-thoracotomy as standard approach for procedures apart from mitral valve surgery: a 4-year experience with 361 patients0
HGF or VEGF gene transfer maximizes mesenchymal stem cell-based myocardial salvage after acute myocardial infarction0
Contemporary Conventional Aortic Valve Replacement in All-comer Patients is Associated with Excellent Results0
Komplikationen nach Implantationen von elektrischen Herzschrittmachern0
Metallothionein 1/2 deficiency leads to irreversible myocardial damage in a murine model of ischemic cardiomyopathy0
Extra-anatomic reconstruction of the thoracic aorta following stent-graft failure during the frozen elephant procedure in a patient with acute type A aortic dissection0
Postoperative Pain Reduction in Thoracic Surgery through Multifactorial Treatment Approach0
Mid- and Long-Term Outcomes of Total Arterial Myocardial Revascularization in Patients Aged 70 Years and Older: A Single-Center Experience0
Beeinflussung der Skoliose durch Rippenspreizplastik0
Letter from the Editor0
Can we cure accidental aspiration injury by ex-vivo-lung-perfusion (EVLP)?0
Die Indikation zur Thymektomie bei der Myasthenia gravis pseudoparalytica0
Multiple kleine arteriovenöse Lungenaneurysmen0
Incidence and clinical relevance of Protamine-Heparin-antibodies in patients undergoing cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass0
“Blame it on the comorbidities” A 5-year follow-up of 53 chronic dialysis-dependent patients who underwent cardiac surgery0
Posthorax® prevents sternal dehiscence and instability: preliminary results of a Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial0
Double valve endocarditis in Singleton-Merten syndrom, a case report of a very rare disease0
Replacement of the complete posterior tracheal wall with autologous pericardium and latissimus dorsi flap after esophageal acid burn0
Outcome of aortic valve after arterial switch operation0
Co-Transplantation of iPS-derived cardiomyocytes and mesenchymal stem cells for the regeneration of infarcted myocardium0
ProBNP serum levels and mRNA expression decrease after VAD implantation0
Model based heart motion estimation for robotic surgery0
Percutaneous Access for Cardiopulmonary Bypass Reduces Complication Rates in Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery0
Acquired Von Willebrand Syndrome (AVWS) and bleeding complications in long-term patients with Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD)0
Product-associated and procedure-specific aspects with the new ENDURANT® stentgraft device0
Permanent Atrial Fibrillation and 1-year Clinical Outcome in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device Implants0
Competing Flow between Partial Circulatory Support and Native Cardiac Output: a computational Fluid Dynamics-Study0
The trans-atrial antegrade approach for double mitral and tricuspid “valve-in-ring” implantation0
Organ offers received from Eurotransplant for patients on the heart waiting list - A single center experience over 7 years0
Postoperative Delirium: Examination of 1n206 Cardio-Surgical Patients of a Single University Center during One-Year Period0
Laser Resection of Lung Tissue: Heat Accumulation from Adjacent Laser Application and How to Cool It Down0
Long-term results of aortic valve-sparing operations in patients with aortic valve insufficiency and aortic root aneurysm, a single centre experience0
Probleme bei der Entwicklung von Fluid-Oxygenatoren0
Thromboprophylaxis after Fontan procedure – long term results0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus surgical aortic valve replacement for treatment of high-risk patients: A propensity score analysis0
High fat diet induces signs of premature cardiac ageing in left ventricles0
Calcium Load of the Aortic Annulus Quantified by Computed Tomography Predicts the Occurrence of Conduction Disturbances and Residual Aortic Regurgitation in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Va0
Identifying Alcoholism as a Risk Factor for Postoperative Psychosyndrome0
So Long, and Thanks for All the Treatment0
Ätiologie und Behandlung des Pleura-Empyems nach Thoraxeingriffen*0
Epicardial temperature-controlled radiofrequency ablation as stand-alone procedure in patients with atrial fibrillation0
Controlled reperfusion with retrograde leucocyte-depleted blood cardioplegia improves initial graft function after heart transplantation- a clinical study0
Semi-continuous cardioplegia application during prolonged myocardial ischemia time - technique and clinical outcome0
Is serum lactate a predictor of outcome in nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia following cardiac surgery?0
Tropomyosin Phosphorylation Plays a Crucial Role in Cardiac Remodeling and Re-remodeling0
Age-dependent differences in postoperative HLA-DR expression in cardiac surgery patients0
Renal outcome in 270 patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing transapical aortic valve implantation0
Ross Procedure versus mechanical aortic valve replacement at 10 years? A prospective randomized trial0
Complete immunosuppressive conversion from Calcineurin-inhibitors to Mycophenolate Mofetil and steroids in cardiac transplant recipients with chronic renal failure0
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to assess the impact of surgical ventricular reconstruction0
An in vitro rotation model composed of disposables for investigation of endothelialization of artificial vascular prostheses0
The calcium-activated potassium channel KCa3.1 is critically involved in T cell activation0
Die operative Behandlung von Herzfehlern unter Anwendung einer Herz-Lungen-Maschine zur Perfusion mit Eigenblut und Rheomacrodex0
Induction of Simultaneous Downregulation of Myocardial E3 Ligases in Ischemic Heart Failure0
6 months results of the repositionable and retrievable direct flow medical aortic valve for transfemoral aortic valve replacement0
Late complications from pacemaker leads implanted via jugular vein access0
Stem cell transplantation: Are there age-dependent differences in stem cell behaviour?0
Cardioplegic Protection of Hearts with Pre-Arrest Ischaemic Injury: Effect of Glucose, Aspartate, and Lactobionate0
Enhanced Ca2+ influx through cardiac L-type Ca2+ channels maintains the systolic Ca2+ transient in early cardiac atrophy induced by mechanical unloading0
The Labcor Stentless Valved Pulmonary Conduit for RVOT Reconstruction: A 7-Year Experience0
Die elektronisch über Peltierelemente gesteuerte Thermoregulation zur Ganzkörper- und Organperfusion0
Zur Bedeutung der Gefäßversorgung des Dickdarms für die Ösophagocoloplastik0
Balloon Post-Dilation for Initial Significant Paravalvular Leakage after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation has No Impact on the Procedure Safety Profile0
Addendum to: Publication Performance in German Academic Heart Surgery0
Standardized Strategy and Long-Term Surgical Outcome of Mitral Valve Repair in Congenital Mitral Stenosis0
Histology of Melody heart valves and surgically implanted RVOT-conduits0
Major adverse cardiac events after the Ross operation in 1620 patients – current status of the German-Dutch Ross Registry with up to 20 years follow-up0
Aprotinin causes no increased risk of organ dysfuntion in coronary artery bypass procedures0
Hybrid Approach for Branch Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Congenital Heart Disease0
A New Technique to Implant a Transcatheter Inflatable, and Fully Repositionable Prosthesis in Aortic Stenosis with Severe Asymmetric Calcification0
Similar Patterns of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Heart Failure of Rats and Humans0
Co-transplantation of ips-derived cardiomyocytes and mesenchymal stem cells reduce infarct scar size in small animal model of myocardial infarction0
Mid-term results of microwave ablation in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation undergoing on-pump cardiac surgery0
From Surgical Responsibility to Abstract Ideology0
Transmyocardial laser revascularization combined with intramyocardial endothelial progenitor cell transplantation in patients with intractable ischemic heart disease ineligible for conventional revasc0
Socioeconomic aspects of TAVI-procedures – modelling the QALY-concept on published data and a 5-year, single center experience0
Thirteen years experience of a single center with the novacor left ventricular assist device (LVAS) in 49 patients0
What Is the Best Treatment for Catamenial Pneumothorax?0
Laser Extraction of Pacemaker and Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Leads in Patients with Large Intracardiac Lead Vegetations ≥ 20 mm0
Biological heart valve prosthesis in patients requiring chronic dialysis0
Coronary artery bypass grafting in Octogenarians: Results and predictors of outcome0
Frühe operative Behandlung des akuten Pyopneumothorax0
The Ras related protein Rap2 is decisive for migration during arteriogenesis0
Guest Reviewers for The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon0
Surgical challenges and tricks after hybrid approaches in congenital cardiac surgery0
Transapical aortic valve implantation at 5 years0
Quality of life of octogenarians after cardiac surgery0
Pretransplant Panel Reactive Antibodies and Lung Transplant Outcomes in Children0
Cannabinoid receptor CB2 delays development of cardiac failure caused by pressure overload in a murine model of transverse aortic constriction0
Inhibition of angiogenesis and arteriogenesis by endostatin in terminal heart failure: Differences between ischemic and dilative cardiomyopathy0
Gender related differences in cardiac sensitivity and force development in human atrial tissue0
Fate of Dissected Aortic Arch after Surgical Repair of Acute Type A Aortic Dissection0
Treatment with Donor-Specific Alloantigen and Antilymphocyte Mab Three Days after Lung Transplantation Differentially Affects Putative Effector and Regulatory T Cell Populations0
Hybid treatment of a premature neonate weighing 1200g presenting with embolic abdominal aortic occlusion0
Comparison of synthetic and natural scaffolds for application in aortic valve tissue engineering0
Tenascin-C enhances fibrosis and hypertrophy during pressure overload in the mouse heart0
Management of infected dacron grafts in aortic root/aortic arch position with cryopreserved homografts0
The Preoperative Physical-health Composite Score is a Good Predictor for Postoperative Morbidity in Elective Cardiac Surgery Patients0
3D-Rotational angiography (Dyna-CT) for mitral valve imaging in an acute animal model0
Preservation of endothelial vascular function of saphenous vein grafts after long time storage with a recently developed potassium-chloride and N-acetylhistidine enriched storage solution0
Mechanical integrity of tissue engineered stented heart valves after crimping procedure0
Clinical experience with HeartWare left ventricular assist device in patients with end-stage heart failure0
Veränderungen des weißen Blutbildes nach thoraxchirurgischen Eingriffen0
Application of Polydioxanone Sutures in the Nuss Procedure0
Die Überlebenszeit51Cr-markierter Erythrozyten nach künstlichem Herzklappenersatz*0
Encor Dynamic Annuloplasty Ring safety and feasibility study- ready for prime time?0
Alteration of myocardial oxidative stress patterned by obesity in CABG patients0
Perikardersatz mit Kunststoff-Netz zur Vermeidung von Herzluxationen bei Perikardresektion wegen Bronchialkarzinom* **0
Einige seltene Mediastinaltumoren0
Indicators in the diagnosis of poststernotomy-mediastinitis after cardiac surgery0
Die intrathorakalen Meningozelen und ihre Behandlung0
Outcome of destination assist device therapy in age >60 years – Selection is everything -0
Total arterial revascularization using both internal thoracic arteries: off-pump versus on-pump0
Hospital Readmissions after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation0
Cardioprotection with Captopril added to Bretschneider-Solution: An in vitro rabbit heart study0
No need for root enlargement: Aortic valve replacement with the Sorin Mitroflow prosthesis offers superior hemodynamics even in small roots and complex surgery in the elderly0
A new stentvalve for minimally invasive or interventional treatment of the tricuspid valve0
The influence of gender on auto- and homograft function after the Ross procedure0
Does low cardiac index predict a negative outcome in patients undergoing cardiac surgery?0
Minimally invasive lung transplantation at Harefield Hospital: A novel strategy in the UK0
Cerebral Protection during Transcatheter and Surgical Heart Valve Procedures Using a Novel Endovascular Filter Device0
One-year results after concomitant surgical AF ablation in the era of event-recorder monitoring0
Correction of aortic valve incompetence combined with ascending aortic aneurysm by relocation of the aortic valve plane through a short-length aortic graft replacement0
Clinical outcome up to 13.3 years after successful completion of the Fontan procedure in early childhood0
Comparison of warm versus cold blood cardioplegia for patients undergoing urgent coronary artery bypass grafting for acute coronary syndrome0
Epinephrine Limits Myocardial Mitochondrial ATP-Production Despite of H+-Leak-Reduction due to ΔΨm-Hyperpolarization0
Prognostic Value of Baseline Hemoglobin on Short- and Mid-Term Clinical Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
Aortic root assessment using perioperative DynaCT imaging during transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Die partielle Lungenvenentransposition0
Basal cusp enlargement for repair of aortic valve insufficiency0
Cerebral MRI Findings and Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Patients Operated for Congenital Heart Disease - From the Neonate to the Adolescent0
Pseudo-hallucinations following heart surgery in patients with normal vision0
Anwendung eines elektromagnetischen Flowmeters bei Herzoperationen0
Initial experience with the Edwards Intuity rapid deployment valve0
NO-donor S-NO-HSA preserves cardiac function during local and global ischemia0
DynaCT in a hybrid OR matches accuracy of MSCT0
Aortic Valve Replacement in Geriatric Patients: Are Sutureless Valves the Way to go?0
Prevalence and comorbidity of smoking, obstructive lung diseases and coronary artery disease in 4847 patients0
Early Perioperative and 6 Months Follow-up Morbidity and Mortality in Obese Patients Correlate with Metabolic and Anthropometric Parameters0
Failures after Mitral Valve Repair for Functional Mitral Regurgitation: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis0
Metabolic requirements in vascular tissue engineering0
Mesenchymal transition of Amnion epithelial cells for improved cardiac repair in vivo0
Intermittent cold blood cardioplegia compared to intermittent warm blood cardioplegia and Bretschneider cardioplegia in elective aortic valve replacement0
The motion of the heart during negative pressure wound therapy in a porcine sternotomy model evaluated by real time MRI0
Sutureline influences initial blood flow in coronary artery bypass surgery0
A lumped-parameter model of mitral valve blood flow for assessment of diastolic left ventricular filling0
Use of methylene blue in the treatment of refractory hypotension after assist device implantation: report of five consecutive cases0
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) in Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Patients with Aortic Valve Insufficiency: A Word of Caution0
Transapical aortic valve implantation: Less than 2% mortality after experience with 200 cases0
Oncostatin M controls Macrophage Invasion via Release of Chemokines from Cardiomyocytes after Myocardial Damage0
A lumped-parameter model of mitral valve blood flow for assessment of diastolic left ventricular filling0
Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase (IDO) Mediates Immune Tolerance through Catabolism of Platelet-Derived Serotonin0
Zur Frage der Dauer der postoperativen Respiratorbehandlung nach Eingriffen mit der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Is non-invasive monitoring for detection of heart transplant rejection and cardiac vasculopathy reliable?0
Delayed Non-Myeloablative Irradiation to Induce Allograft Acceptance in a Large Animal Lung Transplantation Model0
Surgical cryoablation for the treatment of atrial fibrillation in 252 Patients. Early experience and medium-term follow-up0
Wish for psychological support in cardiac surgical patients0
Cardiac surgery in patients suffering from malignant hematologic disorders0
Das Verhalten der Lactatdehydrogenase und ihrer Isoenzyme in der Beurteilung der Funktion künstlicher Herzklappen*0
Letter from the Editor0
Trans-axillary (TAX) access is a valuable and safe alternative for transcutaneous aortic valve implantation (TAVI)0
Venographische Untersuchungen nach Cavaligatur bei erfolgreich operierten pulmonalen Embolektomien0
Cardiac surgery in octogenarians – closing the gender gap?0
Endovascular Exclusion of the Entire Aortic Arch: Impact of Type of Intervention on Clinical Outcome0
Impaired bone geometry after heart and heart-lung transplantation in childhood0
Is N-terminal brain type natriuretic peptide of predictive value in aortic valve surgery?0
Minimally Invasive Access for Surgery of Aortic Valve via Partial Sternotomy: Feasibility in Patients with Severely Impaired Cardiac Function0
Clinical outcome in heart transplant recipients receiving everolimus plus dosage reduction of tacrolimus0
Less Invasive Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation with Outflow-Graft Tunnelling through the Sinus Transversus0
Endovascular treatment in acute traumatic thoracic aortic lesions0
Flexible retractor system for neonates and infants0
In-vitro hemodynamics, leaflet function and geometry of a new anatomically shaped aortic root prothesis0
Long-term results of radiofrequency ablation used for the surgical treatment of atrial fibrillation associated with rheumatic mitral valve disease0
Mitral valve repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation: Impact of pathomechanism on left ventricular remodelling and outcome0
Palliative Atrial Switch Operation in a 22-Year-Old Patient with Transposition of the Great Arteries0
The perioperative course of plasma growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) in cardiac surgery patients and its relation to postoperative renal dysfunction0
Pathophysiological role of the AT2 receptor in cardiovascular remodeling after myocardial infarction in mice0
Elimination of gaseous microbubbles from the extracorporeal circulation with a novel ultrasound technique - In-vitro data0
Long term follow-up after stentless aortic valve replacement in younger age (≤60 years): Up to 16 year follow up0
Patient Satisfaction and Clinical Complications after Endoscopic or Surgical Saphenous Vein Harvesting0
Ministernotomy versus conventional sternotomy for aortic valve replacement: Propensity score analysis of 808 patients0
Detrimental impact of prosthetic aortic endocarditis on early and long-term outcome: Results from a Multicenter European Initiative0
Reduction of visceral artery perfusion in consequence of intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) malposition0
A novel method of cardiac microdialysis demonstrates that metabolic markers predict perioperative myocardial infarction and severe clinical events in cardiac surgery0
Doctors don't meet information needs of children and teenagers with CHD0
Ticagrelor does not Increase Postoperative Complications Regarding Bleeding and the Need for Transfusions Compared to Clopidogrel or Aspirin in Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery0
Novel concept of plaque progression: TLR4 activation propagates inflammatory response in macrophages0
Klinische Erfahrungen mit einer nahtlosen, myokardialen Drehelektrode0
Nonsurgical treatment of patients with leriche syndrome0
A novel adhesion barrier facilitates reoperations in complex congenital cardiac surgery0
Surgical repair of tetralogy of fallot in patients under age of 8 months with pulmonary stenosis: A single centre experience0
Long-term survival after cardiac surgery with complicated postoperative course0
Extracellular Vesicles: New Mediators in Cardiac Preconditioning?0
Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation using a repositionable second-generation device: Initial clinical results and further follow-up of patients treated with the JenaValve™0
Is phospholipase D involved in the development of human left ventricle hypertrophy?0
Predictors for Postoperative Neurological Outcome in Patients with Acute Type-A Aortic Dissection: Single Institutional Experience of 1080 Cases0
Total Aortic Arch Replacement Using the Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique: Early Mortality is Mainly Influenced by the Underlying Pathology0
Mitral Valve Repair with Pericardial Leaflet Augmentation0
Chirurgische Behandlung einer kongenitalen thorakalen Aorten-Mehrfachstenose durch transperikardialen aorto-aortalen Prothesenbypass0
Ministernotomy as approach for surgery of aortic valve and ascending aorta: Single centre experience in 187 patients with inversed “J”- or “Z”-sternotomy0
Favourable one-year-mortality of cardiac surgery patients with complicated postoperative course0
Cardiac Ischemic Complications Following Cardiac Surgery - Angiographic Findings and Predictors of In-hospital Mortality0
A new scoring system to predict extreme poor prognosis in patients with an intra-aortic balloon pump for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock0
Endovascular Preconditioning of the Spinal Collateral Network by Coil-Embolization of Segmental Arteries to Prevent Permanent Spinal Cord Injury - First-in-Man Experience0
First Transcatheter SAPIEN 3 Valve-in-Valve Implantation in an Early Degenerated Lotus Valve Prosthesis0
Epicardial Erythropoietin Preserves Heart Function after Myocardial Infarction through Synergistic Angiogenesis and TGF-beta/WNT Signaling Trigger in Cardiac Mesenchymal Stem Cells0
Minimal-invasive midaxillary muscle-sparing thoracotomy for atrial septal defect closure in prepubescent patients: Surgical experience in 36 consecutive patients0
Bronchoskopische Ergebnisse bei 216 durch Thorakotomie bestätigten Bronchialcarcinomen0
Successful establishment of a training course for endoscopic vessel harvesting at INTUS0
Ventricular function assessed by MRI after transapical aortic valve implantation: apical trauma or simple and safe access?0
Minimal invasive LVAD implantation via bilateral thoracotomy0
Prospective randomized 3-arm trial comparing tacrolimus with mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) or sirolimus with calcineurininhibitor-free immunosuppression (Sirolimus/MMF) after heart transplantation: 5-ye0
Preoperative Prasugrel Discontinuation Management in Coronary Artery Surgery0
Early and Late Outcomes Following Emergent Surgery for Iatrogenic Type A Aortic Dissection0
Quality Assessment of Video Mediastinoscopy Performed for Staging in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer0
Is it possible to recondition donor-lungs after damage due to aspiration?0
Die Polystanplombe nach Pneumonektomie0
Pre-operative anti-arrhythmic medication of cardiac transplant recipients is without impact on sinus rhythm after heart transplantation0
Discrete Subaortic Stenosis: Long-Term Results of Surgical Relief and Fate of Aortic Regurgitation0
The influence of the cell source on the sufficiency of tissue engineered heart valves0
The Impact of Donor Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on Outcome after Heart Transplantation0
Simple and controlled method to avoid hyperperfusion of the right arm following axillary artery cannulation for extracorporal membrane oxygenator support0
Closure of median sternotomy by the Sternal Talon®-system in high-risk cardiac surgical patients0
Influence of Offset on Hemodynamics of Intra-atrial Conduit Fontan's Procedure and Its Clinical Implications0
Probability of survival after orthotopic heart transplantation versus non-pulsatile left ventricular support. A comparative single center analysis0
Long term surgical experience with intracardial myxoma0
Automated soft tissue manipulation in cardiac surgery with mechatronic assistance using endoscopic doppler guidance0
Wirkungsfaktoren und Wirksamkeit der direkten Herzmassage0
Favorable outcome after experimental cardiac arrest for 15min without preceding anticoagulation0
Erfahrungen mit der Dissektionsligatur des Ösophagus bei Pfortaderhypertonie0
Patient-Specific Pre-Interventional TAVI Evaluation Based on CT-Data and Multi-Material 3D-Printing0
Extralobar Pulmonary Sequestration in the Right Lower Thoracic Region Associated with Esophageal Fistula0
Vitamin D deficiency is an independent predictor of adverse clinical outcome in cardiac surgery patients0
Post-traumatic lipoma in chronic irritated device pocket0
Experimental evaluation of a new transcatheter aortic valve0
Postoperative Course and Long-Term Results after Primary Malignant Heart Tumor Resection: A Single-Center Experience0
Choice and Duration of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Adult Cardiac Surgery0
Cell signaling pathways involved in enhanced cardiac repair mediated by TGF-β treated amnion epithelial cells0
Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy in Patients with Preoperative Hepatic Failure: A Single Center Experience0
Erfolgreiche Heilung einer nach korrosionsbedingter, hypopharyngo-zervikaler Ösophagusstriktur aufgetretenen ösophagobroncho-pleuro-kutanen Fistel mittels substernaler Kolonplastik0
Off-pump Transfemoral Pulmonary Polycarbonate Urethane Valved Stent Implantation in Sheep: One-, Three- and Six- Month Follow-up0
Subannular Repair in Mitral Valve Surgery for Type IIIb Functional Mitral Regurgitation0
Mitral Valve Repair in Infants with Ventricular Septal Defect Combined with Mitral Regurgitation0
Human immune system development in NOD/LtSz-scid IL2Rgnull mice after engraftment with purified cord blood derived stem cells0
Transposition of omentum majus for deep sternal wound infection caused by methicillin-resistant staphylococcus0
Single-Center Experience with Frequent Use of Organs after Rescue Allocation for Heart Transplantation: Can We Still Achieve Reasonable Results?0
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair in patients with severe myxomatous valve degeneration (M. Barlow) is feasible and safe0
DynaCT guided anatomical rotation of the SAPIEN XT™ valve during transapical aortic valve implantation – proof of concept0
Zur Problematik des akuten Mesenterialarterienverschlusses*0
Cerebrale „Fett”embolie nach Operationen mit der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Enhancement of mesenchymal stem cell expansion by activated autologous serum – implications for clinical grade expansion0
Recurring Pulmonary Embolism after Migration of a Retained Transvenous Pacemaker Electrode0
No insulin-induced glucose uptake after ischemia in working rat heart despite GLUT4 translocation0
Reoperations for bleeding in the intensive care unit (ICU) are not associated with increased incidence of sternal wound infection0
Extracorporeal assist devices for mobile cardiopulmonary support0
Lost in Translation0
Effects of inotropic support with levosimendan in patients scheduled for LVAD implantation0
Über den akzessorischen Lungenlappen0
Hemodynamic Performance of Endovascular Valves as Valve in Valve in Small Stented Bioprosthesis0
Impact of Laminin Coating on the Autologous In Vivo Recellularization of Decellularized Aortic Grafts0
Type of Ebstein’s Surgery Affects Reoperation Rate0
Implantation of a right ventricular (RV) ICD-lead in a patient with Ebstein's anomaly and RV lead dislocation0
Impact of postoperative renal failure on early and late survivial of patients after coronary artery bypass grafting - a single center experience based on 7,366 patients0
Persisting pleural effusion-intrauterine intervention and post partum surgical resection of a lung sequestration0
Extracorporeal Biventricular Support in Intermacs 1 Patients0
Quality of preoperative medical therapy in CABG patients with heart failure0
Analysis of ED-A+ fibronectin expression after heterotopic rat heart transplantation: association to cardiac allograft rejection and implications for targeted post-transplant therapy0
Comparison of Tranexamic-Acid and Aprotinin regarding the outcome after cardiac surgery0
Single centre experience with prolonged waiting time on transplant list with “high urgency” status0
Influence of preoperative MDCT analysis by a dedicated software on aortic insufficiency and outcome in patients after TAVI0
The beta2-adrenoceptor agonist terbutaline specifically decreases pulmonary arterial pressure by alpha-adrenoceptor antagonism0
Results of the Cardio133 trial: A randomized double-blinded controlled trial of intramyocardial injection of autologous CD133+ bone marrow cells during bypass grafting0
Lysis in patient with a pump thrombosis after implantation of a left ventricular assist device0
Evaluation of a self-centering patch system for closure of muscular ventricular septal defects in a pig model0
Long term results of isolated aortic and mitral valve replacement with Medtronic Mosaik valve: 16 years outcome in a single center0
COPD as an independent risk factor for increased 30-day mortality in patients undergoing cardiac surgery – results from a matched cohort analysis0
Clinically applied tissue engineering: legal considerations0
Minimal invasive aortic valve surgery: The development of a single center from the beginning until now0
Unraveling the “Smoker's Paradox” - an In-vitro Study0
Chronic Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: Randomized Trials or Observational Studies?0
Surgical treatment of pitfalls and complications after catheter-based interventions0
Active Chest Tube Clearance after Cardiac Surgery Reduces Postoperative Reexploration Rates0
Back to the roots – supracoronary replacement in acute aortic dissection type A0
Redo-operations for aortic-, mitral- and simultaneous double valve prosthesis endocarditis: Early and mid-term survival0
Linear blood pump: First results of a lab version with carbonic surface0
Has the early surgical closure of PDA a positive impact on clinical outcomes, morbidity and mortality in preterm infants weighing ≤1500g?0
Transapical thoracic endovascular repair for acute type A dissection in high risk patients0
Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction for Ebsteins Disease0
Heparin induced thrombocytopenia in cardiac surgical patients – incidence, complications and mortality0
Heparinized blood is superior to isotonic sodium-chloride-solution for intraoperative short-time storage of saphenous vein grafts0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation reduces grade of concomitant mitral- and tricuspid valve regurgitation and improves right ventricular function0
Paradoxe Hypertonie und abdominelle Beschwerden als mögliche Folgen einer operativen Korrektur der Aortenisthmusstenose0
Under which conditions is it justified to stop oral anticoagulation after surgical ablation and Event Recorder Implantation?0
Comparing microvascular alterations during CABG under minimal extracoporal circulation or conventional cardiopulmonary bypass using Orthogonal Polarization Spectral Imaging and the O2C® system: A pros0
Effects of ivabradine in patients with persistent sinus tachycardia early after heart transplantation0
The Antioxidative Effect of Bread Crust in a Mouse Macrophage Reporter Cell Line0
Protecting the brain from gaseous and solid mircoemboli during coronary artery bypass grafting: A randomized controlled trial0
Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement in Complex Procedures: What Is the Benefit?0
Stimulation of endothelial cells with agonistic AT1R autoantibodies leads to upregulation of Angiotensin II receptor 1 (AT1R) and Angiotensin II receptor 2 (AT2R)0
Estimation of the Lifetime Risk for Reoperation after the Ross Procedure According to the Patient's Age at the Initial Procedure: A Simulation Study Based on Data from the German Ross Registry0
Hemodynamic evaluation of a the new Mosaic Ultra porcine bioprosthesis in a completely supraannular aortic position0
Regulatory T cells in allogeneic porcine lung transplantation- in vivo function and impact on long term graft survival0
Insights of the multicentre Epicor registry: Single center results in 110 patients with epicardial left atrial ablation0
Perioperative Results from Left Atrial Appendage Removal during Open Heart Surgery0
Die optische Kontrolle der Bronchusblockade0
Three Years of Experience with an IgM-Enriched Human Intravenous Immunoglobulin-Based Treatment for Patients with Early Donor-Specific Anti-HLA Antibodies after Lung Transplantation0
Kinetics of systemic host immune response after experimental heterotopic and orthotopic tracheal transplantations0
Ergebnisse der chirurgischen Zweiphasenbehandlung großer Ventrikelseptumdefekte*0
TAVI and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy - A Case Report0
Transischemic Dilation as Predictor for Heart Failure in SPECT Data Analysis of Patients with Heart Disease0
Predictors of morbidity and mortality of contemporary proximal aortic replacement0
Direct in vitro lineage reprogramming of murine fibroblasts into cardiomyocytes induces cell death0
Cardioprotective effect of zinc aspirinate against isoproterenol-induced myocardial ischemia in rats0
Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation after Laser Lead Extraction0
Right ventricular failure is not explained by myocardial ischemia in a pig model of acute right ventricular pressure load0
Long-Term Results of Patch Repair in Destructive Valve Endocarditis0
Unsere Indikationsstellung zur Implantation von elektronischen Schrittmachern0
Evaluation of multiple platelet function analyzer (Multiplate®) in cardiac surgery0
Does Concomitant Tricuspid Valve Repair Elevate the Operative Risk Due to Prolonged Time of Surgery in Patients with Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair?0
The novel synthetic serine-protease inhibitor CU2010 dose-dependently reduces postoperative blood loss and improves postischemic recovery myocardial and endothelial function0
The „fourfold ECMO man“: Cardiosurgical treatment of a severe ARDS due to Herpes simplex pneumonia0
Chronic pressure overload in rats reduces mitochondrial respiratory capacity but not coupling to ATP-production0
Event Recorder Monitoring to Compare the Efficacy of a Left Versus Biatrial Lesion Set in Patients Undergoing Concomitant Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation0
Preoperative use of beta blockers and short term postoperative outcome in patients undergoing off pump coronary surgery (OPCAB)0
Novel Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation Risk Prediction from Preoperative High-Resolution ECG-Based Assessment of Nonlinear Heart Rate Dynamics0
Severe ventricular tachycardia during long-term mechanical circulatory support by left ventricular assist devices0
Applying Fibrin Glue under Pleurography for Intractable Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax0
Modification of the Norwood procedure: Early experience with patch enlargement of the left pulmonary artery0
Preoperative Statin Therapy and Surgical Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Report from the North-Rhine-Westphalia Surgical Myocardial Inf0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation combined with coronary artery stenting: A simultaneous approach0
Long-Term Outcome of Patients Undergoing Total Cavopulmonary Connection in Preteen, Teenage, and Adult Age: Analysis of 50 Consecutive Patients0
Long term follow-up after Cryoablation vs. HF-Ablation in cardiac procedures0
Acute ethanol exposure increases the susceptibility of the donor hearts to ischemia/reperfusion injury after transplantation in rats0
Results of aortic arch reconstruction in neonates and infants0
Heparin-Konzentration des Blutes während extrakorporaler Zirkulation0
Aortic insufficiency due to cusp prolapse: repair using a pericardial patch0
Physician assistants in cardiac surgery – a managerial tool for quality improvement0
Exercise affects mitochondrial function and insulin response in skeletal muscle and fat differentially depending on genetic predisposition0
Die postoperativen Veränderungen am Tracheobronchialbaum, am Zwerchfell und am Thorax nach lungenchirurgischen Eingriffen, beobachtet am Veratmungs-Röntgennativbild0
Efficacy of the A1 adenosine receptor agonist (BR-4935) on cardiovascular function after cardiopulmonary bypass0
Bridge-to-operation with the GPIIb/IIIa-antagonist Abciximab in high-risk coronary patients: ‘altering the rules'0
Identification of Different Arch Types and Possible Implications for Endovascular Repair of the Aortic Arch0
Out-of-Center Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Predictors for Outcome and Quality of Life0
Modulation of the force frequency relation in human atrial myocardium by ivabradine and calmodulin antagonists?0
Isolated cardiac metastasis of urethral carcinoma0
Impact of high urgency listing and VAD implantation on post-heart transplant survival0
Beyond the short term: How durable is percutaneous mitral valve repair using the MitraClip device?0
Major cardiac events (MACE) and their impact on hospitalization days in de novo heart transplant recipients on everolimus versus MMF0
Roles of CCR7 and CXCR5 in the development of transplant arteriosclerosis0
The bicuspid valve patient with a modestly dilated ascending aorta: the crossroad between surveillance and preventive surgery0
Novel Whole-Body-MRI in comparison with routine preoperative diagnostic modalities in patients undergoing surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. Initial experience0
Indication for Perioperative Psychotherapeutic Interventions in Indentified CABG and Mitral Valve Patients0
Challenges in Heart Failure Surgery: Rescue Therapy with Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Four Concomitant Procedures in a High-Risk Patient with Decompensating Heart Failure0
Neurological outcome after conventional elephant trunk and frozen elephant trunk technique in treatment of patients with thoracic aortic disease0
Early or late conversion from CNI-based to everolimus-based immunosuppression and improvements of impaired renal function in heart transplant recipients0
Segmentectomy versus Lobectomy for Clinical Stage IA Lung Adenocarcinoma0
Influence of Medication-induced Preconditioning (MIPC) or Remote Ischemic Preconditioning (RIPC) on the Intrinsic Vascular eRNA/RNase System in Cardio-protection0
The incidence of prosthesis-patient mismatch in different types of aortic valve prostheses0
A Novel Self-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valve for Aortic Stenosis Implanted via a Direct Percutaneous Transaxillary Approach0
Pattern Recognition of Risk Factors for Prolonged ICU Stay after Cardiac Surgery0
Der Zwerchfellersatz mit Perikard bei Radikaloperation des Pleuramesothelioms*0
Hemodynamic performance and clinical consequences of aortic valve replacement with 21mm-size pericardial bioprosthesis0
Cardioplegie durch Acetylcholin und deren sofortige, wirksame Aufhebung durch künstliche Acetylcholinesterase0
Electrophysiological Investigations of Human iPS Cell-derived Engineered Heart Tissue in a Guinea Pig Infarction Model0
Experimenteller Beitrag zur Klärung der Wechselbeziehungen zwischen Atemarbeit an den Lungen und alveolärer Ventilation *0
Mesenchymal stem cells are acutely mobilised in patients with cardiopulmonary bypass0
A nationwide survey of end-of-life decisions and practices in critically ill patients in the cardiac intensive care unit0
Immediate Isolated CABG for Acute Coronary Syndrome: Initial Clinical Outcome0
First preclinical results of orthotopic implantation of decellularized aortic valve conduits0
The INSPIRE international lung trial with the organ care system technology (OCS™) - interim report0
Beating Heart Mitral Valve Chordae Implantation in Severe Mitral Degenerative Regurgitation0
Is the treatment of acute type A aortic dissection in patients >70 years of age justifiable?0
Low-dose Acetylsalicyclic Acid does not Suffice for Anticoagulation after Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Implantation for Failed Mitral Valve Bioprosthesis0
Elective Lobar Lung Transplantation - A Single Center Experience0
Conventional vs. Transapical vs. Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement - Real World Comparison of 3,751 Patients0
The effect of normovolemic modified ultrafiltration on infalmmatory mediators, endotoxines, terminal complement complex and clinical outcome in high risk cardiac surgery patients0
Patients with lower ejection fraction benefit from off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting: Evidence from an ecologic analysis of 9,906 patients from randomized trials0
Living-donor lobar lung transplantation in a 11-year old child on ECMO and mechanical ventilation – a case report0
Komplikationen von seiten der Lunge nach extracorporaler Zirkulation0
Reasons for Failure of Systemic-to-Pulmonary Artery Shunts in Neonates0
Schließung einer arterio-venösen Koronarfistel0
Perioperative outcome after off-pump coronary artery bypass or beating heart surgery in octogenarians0
Pharmacokinetics of high-dose insulin therapy in cardiac surgery0
The SJM Toronto Bioprosthesis: Up to 20 Years Follow-Up in Patients Aged 60 or Younger0
Identification of Abdominal Swabs Exhibiting Procoagulant Potency Using a Novel Simple Clotting Test0
Cardiac Myxomas: A Word of Caution Regarding Neuropsychological Disturbances0
Perioperative Extracorporeal Life Support for Surgical Treatment of Severe Constrictive Pericarditis0
TAVR Risk Scoring Using Established versus New Scoring Systems: Role of the New STS/ACC Model0
Cardiac replacement in postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock - a novel approach0
Necessity and benefit of an additional atrial lead in patients with atrial fibrillation and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy – a single center experience0
Influence of different fixatives on the mechanical properties of cell-seeded scaffolds0
Visualisation of acute myocardial ischemia by fluorescent cardiac imaging0
Prognostic value of computed tomography coronary angiography in patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease: A 12-month follow-up study0
Routine implantation of stentless pericardial aortic valves: Clinical and early hemodynamic results in 662 patients0
Effective and persistent depletion of both anti-Gala(1.3)Gal IgM and IgG antibodies by GAS914 in an orthotopic pig-to-baboon heart transplantation model0
First experience with catheter-based aortic valve replacement (AVR) in combination with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)0
Long-term outcome after the Bentall procedure: Is it the gold standard? A consecutive series of 597 patients0
Zur Prognose der chirurgischen Behandlung des Tuberkuloms0
Das EKG in der Thoraxchirurgie bei potenzierter Narkose mit Megaphen0
Succesfull twelve hours of cardiac preservation with Custodiol-N, a novel organ protection solution in an orthotopic heart transplantation model0
Extended Aortic Bypass for Atherosclerotic Occlusive Disease of High Abdominal Aorta0
Die Beurteilung der regulatorischen Anpassungsfähigkeit des pulmo-vaskulären Systems als Voraussetzung für die Pneumonektomie0
Intraoperative Desmopressin does not antagonize platelet receptor G2B/3A blockage after cardiac surgery0
Traumatic Tracheobronchial Injuries - Incidence and Outcome among 68.216 Trauma Patients Derived from the TraumaRegister DGU®0
Patient outcomes in three eras of LVAD implantation- a single center experience of 166 cases0
Letter to the Editor0
Cellular integrity of transplanted cells is essential for cellular cardiomyoplasty0
In Memoriam: Mr. Donald Nixon Ross October 4, 1922 to July 7, 20140
Brain protection during aortic arch surgery: Antegrade versus retrograde versus non-cerebral perfusion0
Maturation in Rats Affects Mitochondrial Function: Implications for Experimental Routines0
Anemia before coronary artery bypass surgery as additional risk factor increases the perioperative risk0
Proximal Redo after Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Early Results form a Multicenter Experience0
Biohybrid lungs endothelialized with allogeneic MHC-silenced endothelial cells to prevent transplant rejection0
Outcome after thymectomy in myasthenia gravis patients0
Excellent efficacy with concentration-controlled everolimus in preventing biopsy-proven acute rejection following cardiac transplantation0
Retrieval of Patients in Severe Cardiogenic Shock with Mobile Extracorporeal Life Support (ECLS) Implantation and Subsequent Air- or Ground-Based Transport0
Gender characteristics at presentation for transcatheter aortic valve implantation and gender related outcome after transapical approach0
Accupunture for intestinal stimulation in post cardiac surgery patients0
Simplified Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique for Combined Open and Endovascular Treatment for Extensive Aortic Diseases Leads to Better Early Outcomes0
EPC derived endothelial cells serve for re-endothelialization of ovine decellularized pulmonary valves in vitro0
Hemodynamic effects of new active mitral ring in treating residual regurgitation on beating heart0
4-dimensional flow patterns in the ascending aorta differ strongly between bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves0
Hemodynamic relevant tricuspid insufficiency in the presence of a ventricular pacemaker lead – how to treat?0
Transcatheter closure of the left ventricular outflow tract in a child with symptomatic coronary steal due to significant regurgitation of the native aortic valve in hypoplastic left heart syndrome0
One-year clinical outcome in end-stage heart failure patients listed high urgent in comparison to patients receiving ventricular assist device implantation0
Rekonstruktion der Mitralklappe: Homoioplastik0
Die Histomorphologie der aseptischen Herzwunde beim Menschen0
Exclusive Bilateral Internal Thoracic Artery Grafts for Myocardial Revascularization Requiring Four Anastomoses or More: Outcomes from a Single Center Experience0
Möglichkeiten der Elektrostimulation des Herzens mittels transmediastinal retrokardial verlegter Elektroden*0
Launching a program of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery0
A novel adult human atrium slice technique for studying electrical remodeling in atrial fibrillation0
Risk Behavior in Patients Operated for Spontaneous Pneumothorax0
Minimally invasive left ventreicular assist device implantation with outflowgraft tunneling through the sinus transversus0
Aortic valve replacement - the impact of elective, emergent and urgent indication on survival0
The role of zinc with regard to matrix metalloproteinase-2 and -9 release and cardiac function in rats0
Prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis after transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Complications Associated with Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Implantation or Replacement in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device0
Preservation of endothelial function of vascular grafts after short-time storage and warm reperfusion with a recently developed preservation solution (Tiprotec)0
Comparison of two different minimized extracorporeal circulation systems: hematological effects after coronary surgery0
Complete aortic arch replacement using cerebral perfusion and mild hypothermia0
Intracellular signal transduction after endothelial removal in human myocardium: The effect of age0
Mitral valve repair: Is a flexible, closed implant superior to a semirigid open implant regarding to overall survival and quality of life?0
Restrictive mitral valve annuloplasty for chronic mitral regurgitation in patients with cardiomyopathy using 2- and 3-dimensional-shaped ring-devices0
Individualized Approach for Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery under Dual-Platelet Inhibition0
Superiority of 'David' reconstruction of the aortic root over conduit replacements in a consecutive series of 112 patients0
Two-center-results of conversion to Sirolimus and Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in lung transplant recipients suffering from BOS0
Surgical Revascularization of Chronically Occluded Coronary Arteries: What You See Is What You Get?0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in low flow/Low gradient severe aortic stenosis0
Perioperative Outcome of Low Flow Low Gradient Aortic Stenosis in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation. Insights from a Two Center Study with More Than 700 Patients0
Delayed therapy with Clopidogrel and Everolimus substantially inhibits the development of transplant arteriosclerosis0
Quantifiable Hemodynamic Differences between Isolated Ascending Aortic Aneurysms and Aortic Root Aneurysms Combined with Ascending Aortic Aneurysms in a Preoperative Setting, Using 4D Flow MRI Technol0
Developing methods for tissue engineered synthetic stented heart valves for transapical replacement0
Up to 16 years experience with the subcoronary Ross procedure: Results from a single center0
Traitement de l'oesophagite par reflux0
Mean survival of 22 days in a worldwide first heterotopic thoracic pig-to-baboon cardiac xenotransplantation model0
Temporary Epicardial Pacemaker Wires: Significance of Position and Electrode Type0
Influence of 6 different immunosuppressive regimens on new onset diabetes mellitus in cardiac transplant recipients0
Transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation in nonagenarian patients0
Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) measurement during the first year after coronary artery bypass grafting0
Temporary ciculatory support with extracoporeal membrane oxygenation in adults with potential refactory cardiogenic shock0
Should off-pump CABG be favoured for redo myocardial revascularization?0
Alternative Approach for Selected High-Risk Patients with ISTHA: Concomitant Ascending-Descending Aortic Bypass Instead of Extensive Arch Surgery0
Electrophysiologically competent skeletal myoblast based engineered tissue constructs show cardiac-like force generation0
Sirtuins distinguish between physiological and pathological hypertrophy0
Aortic arch reoperation following replacement of the ascending aorta0
Modulation of Ghrelin, a cardiovascular hormone, and Ghrelin-receptor in the myocardium of patients with chronic heart failure0
A Human Paired Sample Mock Loop for In Vitro Blood Pump Testing0
Reducing apoptosis in human myocardium during ischemia-reperfusion-injury0
Minimal Invasive Mitral Valve Operations as Cardiac Reoperation0
Effectiveness and clinical outcome following endovenous therapy of primary varicose veins: first results of a study comparing the VNUS-Closure- Fast-system, 980nm- and 1470nm-lasers and surgery0
Mid-Term Outcomes after Limited Incision HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Implantation0
IL-6 Present in Serum of Heart Failure Patients May Help Protect Peripheral Cells from the Consequences of End-organ Malperfusion0
Does AB0 incompatibility affect long-term durability of cryopreserved aortic homografts?0
MAGIC (Myoblast Autologous Grafting in Ischaemic Cardiomyopahty) phase II study: interim analysis from a single center perspective0
Computed Tomography for Rejection Monitoring in a Murine Orthotopic Lung Transplantation Model0
Insights from 8 Years of Utilization of Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair in Germany: Observed Utilization Patterns and Impact on Overall Mitral Valve Procedure Volumes0
Clinical outcome of patients with severly reduced left ventricular systolic function after transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Effect of recirculation on carbon dioxide removal and patient paCO2 during veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults - preliminary results of an observational clinical trial0
3D co-culture construct of endothelial cells and cardiomyocytes; first steps towards a vascularized artificial myocardial tissue0
Comparison of First with Redo-Isolated Mitral Valve Replacement0
Gaining Valuable Time: Elective Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in the Awake Patient as Bridge to Surgery in Acute Postinfarction Ventricular Septal Defect0
Selective phosphodiesterase 5 inhibition improves myocardial and endothelial function after cardiopulmonary bypass0
Sofortmaßnahmen bei bedrohlichen postoperativen Rhythmusstörungen0
Stabilisierende Eingriffe bei der infizierten Sternumdehiszenz0
Predictors for permanent pacermaker implantation after CoreValve Bioprosthesis implantation0
Immunomonitoring after human heart transplantation0
Long-term outcome after valve-preserving root surgery for patients with Marfan syndrome0
Aortic root remodeling after transcatheter aortic valve impantation: Evaluation by computed tomography0
Deep sternal wound infection: development of a surgeon independent treatment algorithm0
A rat model for cerebral air microembolisation0
Early and Long-term Outcomes after Aortic Surgery in Patients with Marfan Syndrome0
Zur Ätiologie und Diagnostik der thorakalen Niere0
Does the new 3D tricuspid ring improve outcome after tricuspid valve reconstruction (TVR)?0
Recovery of macro- and microvascular function after LVAD and heart transplant in end stage heart failure0
Transapical placement of an uncovered aortic endostent for type A aortic dissection0
Contractile Properties of the Right Atrial Myofilaments in Patients with Myxomatous Mitral Valve Degeneration0
Protection by cinaciguat, a soluble guanylate cyclase activator against ischemia/reperfusion-induced injury in the transplanted rat heart0
Matrix-based repair of acute Type-A aortic dissections as an alternative to conventional glue repair0
A new cell source for cardiovascular tissue engineering: CD133+ cells obtained from reservoir after cardiopulmonary bypass0
Immunogenicity and immunomodulatory properties of umbilical cord lining mesenchymal stem cells for regenerative therapies0
Peripheral tolerance in porcine lung transplantation induced by splenocyte infusion and low dose irradiation – modifications of the protocol for improved clinical feasibility0
MitraClip Therapy in “Ideal” Patients with a Post-Interventional Mitral Regurgitation ≤10
Results of the feasibility trial of a self-guided, anatomically orientated transapical aortic catheter valve prosthesis0
Everolimus plus dosage reduction of cyclosporin A in cardiac transplant recipients with chronic kidney disease: A two-year follow-up study0
Simulation of an Atrial Assist Device in Fontan Circulation0
In vivo endothelialization of cardiovascular structures using oligonucleotides and diX AM surface coating0
Successful bridging to HTx In parvovirus B19 myocarditis with posttransplant recurrent infection0
Die Lungensequestration und ihre klinische Bedeutung0
Zur Pathologie, Diagnostik und Therapie der chondromatösen Hamartome der Lunge0
Metformin Improves Survival and Insulin Sensitivity in Rats Exposed to High Fat Diet and Pressure Overload0
Gestielter, verkalkter Tumor des rechten Vorhofes mit Zerstörung der Trikuspidalklappe0
Mitral valve repair with the Edwards Geoform® annuloplasty ring – a single center experience0
Supraventricular tachycardia under mechanical circulatory support systems0
Influence of lipid and leucocyte separation on patient inflammatory response during extracorporeal circulation0
Cardiosphere-Derived Cells: A Possible Source for Regenerative Cell Therapy in Congenital Heart Diseases0
Does a high body mass index affect the outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery?0
Long-Term Outcome of Inter-Hospital ECMO Transport for Severe Respiratory and Cardiac Failure0
Bronchusresektion bei tuberkulöser Stenose im linken Hauptbronchus0
Accelerated intimal hyperplasia in aortocoronary internal mammary vein grafts in minipigs0
Next Generation Sequencing Reveals a Committed but Immature Phenotype of Induced Cardiomyocyte Progenitor Cells0
Indications for pediatric heart-lung transplantation in the era of advanced congenital heart surgery0
ECG-alterations and increasing cardiac enzymes after CABG – When can we expect significant findings in coronary angiography?0
Partial loading of the left ventricle during mechanical assist device support is associated with improved metabolism of neuroendocrine hormones and increased exercise capacity0
Macrophage migration induces angiogenesis in ischemic myocardium after direct epicardial shock wave treatment0
From Bygones to Perspectives0
Late outcome in surgical treatment of infective native mitral valve endocarditis: Repair or Replacement?0
Use of Endovascular Dual Filtration System for Cerebral Protection in Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation Procedures0
Surgical treatment of right ventricular outflow tract obstruction after tetralogy of fallot {S,D,I} repair0
Da Vinci lives: Continued experience with robotically enhanced minimally invasive bypass surgery (Endo MIDCAB) using the Da Vinci System0
Ausdehnung mediastinalen Lymphknotenbefalls beim Bronchialkarzinom in Abhängigkeit von Tumorlokalisation und Tumorart und ihre Bedeutung für die Überlebensrate0
22 years single center experience in paediatric heart transplantation0
Metformin treatment during cardiac pressure overload does not improve survival0
Identification of Fibrotic Thickening as Early Marker of Aortic Valve Stenosis Using X-Ray Micro Computed Tomography and Optical Coherence Tomography0
Comparison of Force Development of Right Atrial and Left Atrial Human Fibers0
Zur Therapie des Chylothorax0
Early and long-term outcomes of surgery for acute decompensated mitral valve disease0
OPCAB Compared with Conventional CABG in Patients Receiving More than One Bypass Graft0
Three-year follow-up results in heart transplant recipients receiving tacrolimus retard (Advagraf®)0
Do You Follow Us (@TCSurgeon) on Twitter?0
Can we predict the occurence of postoperative delirium after cardiac surgery in the elderly by a clinical and frailty assessment?0
Discriminatory performance of estimated GFR and operation time on mortality after valvular or combined coronary and valvular surgery0
Minimally invasive implantation of left ventricular assist devices improves the outcome in INTERMACS -1 patients0
Sphingosine-1-phosphate induced increase in tension development of aortic valve leaflets is mediated via sphingosine-1-phosphate 2 receptor0
Expression of myocardial Galectin-3 does not correlate with its serum levels in patients with chronic heart failure0
Ungewöhnliche operative Rekanalisation der Trachea beim Zylindrom0
Obstruction of Inferior Vena Cava with Special Reference to Membranous Obstruction of Its Hepatic Portion0
Long-term survival after aortic root replacement – does the mechanically valved conduit remain the gold standard for middle-aged patients?0
VSTENT™ - A new alternative for common coronary arterial revascularizing techniques0
Long term results after valve sparing root replacement with the remodelling and reimplantation technique - an update0
From partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage to chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: successful surgical correction of a 14 year misinterpreted clinical feature0
Challenges of diagnostic coronary angiography after TAVI procedures0
Zur Indikation und Technik der Endarteriektomie0
Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Partial Detachment of a St. Jude Medical Aortic Prosthesis0
Bericht über ein einfaches Gerät zur atraumatischen subkutanen Tunnelierung bei Schrittmacher-implantationen0
Attenuation of transplant arteriosclerosis by oral feeding of MHC encoding chitosan-DNA nanoparticles is mediated by humoral immunity0
Turbulent flow alters endothelial intercellular communication0
Incidence and outcome of gastrointestinal complications after cardiopulmonary bypass0
6 Year patency of the radial artery graft to the right coronary artery. Influence of positioning the radial artery pedicle0
Thoracic endografts are superior to fenestration procedures in malperfusion induced by aortic dissection0
Double-Transcatheter Staged Approach for Aorto-Mitral Valve Disease0
Completeness of Revascularisation Increases Survival and Weaning Success in Patients with Myocardial Infarction-Induced Cardiogenic Shock Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support0
A promising new assist system for the right side. Preliminary results in 8 animals0
A Rare Complication of TEVAR Performed for Complicated Acute Stanford B Aortic Dissection0
A new mechanism why an acute type B aortic dissection is primary complicated, becomes complicated or remains uncomplicated0
Off-pump Revascularization with Bilateral Mammary Artery -Single Center Proof of Concept after 5 Years0
Hemodynamic performance of the SJM Trifecta bioprothesis: Comparison of three different bioprosthesis0
Impact of the introduction of a TAVI program on characteristics of patients undergoing conventional aortic valve replacement0
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy in patients after total aortic arch repair with extraanatomic reconstruction of the supraaortic branches0
The forgotten side of the heart: A new concept to assist the failing right ventricle by overcoming of right ventricular afterload – an experimental study0
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (AVR) with sutureless valves compares well against conventional aortic valves0
Alloplastischer Ersatz der Mitralklappe0
Höchste Spinalanästhesien bei endothorakalen Eingriffen im Tierversuch0
Single-Center Experience of Pulmonary Endarterectomy for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: The Results from the Tabriz University Medical Sciences (TUMS) CTEPH Program0
Mesenchymal stem cell pretreatment of non-heart-beating-donors in experimental lung transplantation - initial experience0
Zur Morphologie des frühen Vineberg-Sewell-Implantates0
Acute coronary complications after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)0
Hemodynamic and Clinical Performance of the Four Main Transcatheter Heart Valves: Results of a Comparative Study0
High risk aortic valve replacement – who is a candidate?0
Minimally invasive versus conventional extracorporeal circulation in minimally invasive cardiac valve surgery0
Posterior leaflet augmentation technique for repair of ischemic mitral incompetence: A new strategy and concept0
Insulin-like growth factor-1 in calcified human aortic valves0
Functional tricuspid regurgitation: When and which to operate?0
Gender differences of the elderly after cardiac surgery - Do older women worse than men?0
Rhesus monkey derived „cardiospheres“ (CSps) for cardiac regenerative therapy in a mouse infarct model0
Fast low-radiation Flash-CT-scan - An alternative imaging method in patients with congenital heart disease?0
Sutureless aortic valve prosthesis: A fast option for a mini-invasive approach0
The efficacy of cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with chronic heart failure and diminished quality of life0
Late Failing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) Prosthesis in 25 Patients: Single-Center Experience of Valve-in-valve and Surgical Redo Procedures0
Does the Preoperative Cardio-CT Lead to an Increased Incidence of Postoperative Acute Renal Injury Following TA-TAVI?0
Smooth muscle cell derived adiponectin and its role in storage induced vascular dysfunction0
Establishing a Simulation Training Platform for Cardiac Surgery Residents: Improving Surgical Training and Technical Skill Assessment0
Praktische Erfahrungen mit biogalvanisch betriebenen Herzschrittmachern0
Donor-transmitted coronary atherosclerosis and cardiac allograft microvasculopathy0
Altered expression of cannabinoid receptors 1 and 2 and activated endocannabinoid system in patients with severe chronic heart failure0
Aortic Valve Replacement for End-Stage Aortic Valve Disease0
Doppler-echocardiographic 10-years follow-up after orthotopic heart transplantation – the Münster single center experience0
Long-term results after early definitive surgical correction of complete atrioventricular septal defect with two patch technique and complete cleft closure: ten years single centre experience0
Mid-term experience with Hancock porcine-valved Dacron conduit for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction0
Almost 50 Years of Nd:YAG Laser Resection in Pulmonary Metastasectomy - Lessons Learned from This Period0
Kritik zur Druckausgleichdrainage der Pneumonektomiehöhle0
Glial Fibrillary Acid Protein and Cerebral Oxygenation in Neonates Undergoing Cardiac Surgery0
Perioperative risk factors in double valve procedures (DVR) (AVR + MVR) in comparison to isolated aortic valve replacement0
Oral gene application using chitosan-DNA nanoparticles induces transferable tolerance0
Open implantation of an Edwards Sapien 29 mm in an insufficient Medtronic Freestyle stentless biological prosthesis0
Successful surgical epimyocardial cryoablation for atrial fibrillation - one year follow-up0
Inflammatory response in newborns and infants undergoing cardiac surgery0
Complication rates in long-term survivors after implantation of magnetically levitated left ventricular assist devices0
Dilatation of Hemashield prostheses – a new method for measuring the true prosthetic diameter based on ECG-gated multislice CT images0
Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase-Deficient Mice Experience Increased Loss of Cardiomyocytes in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy0
Ein Beitrag zum Krankheitsbild der Angina abdominalis0
Donor oxygenation has no impact on postoperative outcome after lung transplantation0
Endocarditis: Who Is Particularly at Risk and Why? Ten Years Analysis of Risk Factors for In-hospital Mortality in Infective Endocarditis0
Single Center Experience with 242 Consecutive Patients before and after Norwood Operation: Outcome in Different Eras0
Ein mit Erfolg operiertes Fibrom der linken Herzkammerwand0
Can Remaining ASD and Mitral Insufficiency after MitraClip Be Neglected?0
Radial Artery Tonometry to Determine Cardiac Output in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients: A Comparison with Transthoracic Echocardiography0
Interrupted nitinol clips versus standard running suture for the central arterial T-graft anastomosis: A prospective randomized midterm evaluation0
One year experience with the JenaValve Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation System – combined data from the two premarket studies0
Risk factors, complications and mortality of aged compared to younger patients in cardiac surgery in Germany 20070
Normal coronary flow reserve after stentless aortic valve replacement – results from a prospective, randomized study0
Polymer impregnation vs. surface coating for targeted manipulation of biocompatibility and mechanical properties of xenogenic decellularized heart valves0
Cystisches Lymphangiom an der Stelle des rückgebildeten Thymus0
Complete thermic biatrial ablation (Maze IV) in cardiac surgical patients with concomitant chronic atrial fibrillation – worth the effort?0
Deep surgical site infection in insulin dependent diabetic patients: On-pump or off-pump in isolated coronary bypass surgery?0
Impact of Genetic Predisposition on Mitochondrial Function in a Rat Model of Aerobic Interval Training0
Evaluation of Circulating Microparticles and Exosomes as Potential Biomarkers for Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in the Course of Aortic Valve Replacement0
Analysis of Ischemic Neonatal and Adult Myocardium by Bioelectrical Impedance Spectroscopy0
Die plastische Korrektur des insuffizienten Mitralklappenapparates0
Automatischer Schutz vor Luftembolie bei Anwendung eines Plastikoxygenators0
Re-rupture of calcified sinus of valsalva aneurysm 34 years after primary surgical repair0
Cardiac surgery in nonagenarians-pushing the boundary one further decade0
Outcome of triple valve surgery: a single centre experience0
Selective arterialization of V.cordis magna (retrobypass) prevents hemodynamic instability after LAD-occlusion in a porcine long term model0
Exogenous Mesp1 expression induces a cardiac progenitor fate0
Apical compression stitch in patients with failing left ventricles: a new option for surgical remodelling technique0
Percutaneous Access for Extracorporeal Life Support in Resuscitation - Vascular Complications and Outcome0
Discussion au sujet du traitement chirurgical des hernies hiatales0
Ultrasonic debridement of deep surgical wound infection and Mediastinitis after sternotomy0
Is the Freedom Solo Stentless Bioprosthesis a Useful Tool for Patient with Aortic Endocarditis and Aortic Annular Destruction?0
Effects of Akrinor and Its Constituents on Basal and Norepinephrine Increased Tone in Human Internal Mammary Arteries0
Long-term Outcomes Following Surgical Repair of Persistent Truncus Arteriosus (PTA)0
Does the Choice of Arterial Graft Influence the Outcome in Long-Term Follow-up?0
Adjunctive treatment with a stent-based ventricle to coronary artery bypass (VSTENTTM) in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease undergoing bypass surgery (ADVANTAGE): Pilot phase0
A comparison of the modified Blalock-Taussig shunt with the right ventricle-to-pulmonary artery conduit: A single center experience0
Rigid titanium plate versus wire fixation after sternotomy0
Transapical implantation of a second-generation transcatheter heart valve for the treatment of aortic regurgitation - initial German experience0
The extracorporeal circulation during cardiac bypass surgery abolishes selectin-mediated slow leukocyte rolling while increasing leukocyte adhesion and transmigration0
Analysis of Perioperative Parameters and Long-Term Outcomes of Patients with Isolated Mitral Valve Replacement0
Lack of systemic cellular immune response in children and young adults receiving decellularized allografts0
Effectiveness of an early individualised motivation program and cardiac rehabilitation after coronary artery bypass surgery0
Impact of Preoperative Cerebrovascular Complications on Postoperative Outcome in Patients with Infective Endocarditis0
Ablation therapy for concomitant atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery - eight year single center experience0
Zur Problematik der Applikation intrakardialer Schrittmacher0
Sutureless aortic valve implantation – experience in over 70 patients0
Severe Hemolysis after Paravalvular Leak Closure of a Mitral Prosthesis with an Amplatzer Device0
Adenocarcinoma of the Lung: A Contribution on Prognosis after Potentially Curative Resection0
Prevention of Surgical Site Sternal Infections in Cardiac Surgery: A Two-center Prospective Randomized Controlled Study0
Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement - the patient's view0
Preoperative renal insufficiency is not predictive for kidney dysfunction after heart transplantation0
Extracorporeal Life Support in Non-postcardiotomy Patients with Cardiogenic Shock or Cardiac Arrest0
Delayed sternal closure (DSC) after cardiac surgery: outcome and prognostic markers0
Incidence and progression of mild aortic regurgitation after the David I procedure0
Omega-3 and Atrial Fibrillation Post-CABG0
Introducing the first polymer-free leflunomide eluting stent0
Successful treatment of deep sternal wound infection and sternal non union with vacuum wound sealing and definitive sternal closure by thermoreactive clips0
Confirmation of an alternative concept for surgical management of acute type A aortic dissection: The impact of true lumen cannulation0
Tricuspid repair using a rigid or flexible annuloplasty ring – is there a difference?0
Investigation of Mineral Components of Sclerotic Human Aortic Valve Tissue, Explanted Bio-prostheses and Calcifying Valvular Interstitial Cell Cultures by IR Spectroscopy0
Neuron specific enolase levels in patients undergoing aortic surgery under hypothermic circulatory arrest0
Greetings from Assynt – My Holiday Story0
A new surgical approach in the combined treatment of severe pectus excavatum and acute aortic dissection type-A0
Lower Mortality and Lower Incidence of Device Failure After One Year on Left Ventricular Assist Device Support as a Bridge to Heart Transplantation0
Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) requirements for chronic allograft rejection after orthotopic lung transplantation in mice0
Gender Differences in Patients Undergoing Heart Transplantation Using the Database of the United Networks of Organ Sharing0
Bronchus- und Lungenfisteln nach 500 Lungenresektionen bei Tuberkulose. Behandlungsmethoden und Ergebnisse0
Percutaneous mitral valve repair as a bail-out strategy for severe mitral regurgitation early after cardiac surgery0
Innovative training concepts for cardiovascular surgery residents0
Aortic valve calcium and transcatheter aortic valve implantation with first- and second-generation transcatheter heart valves0
Assessment of left ventricular volume and function by three-dimensional echocardiography0
Ätiologie, Diagnostik und Behandlungsergebnisse erworbener Ösophagotrachealfisteln0
Die zervikale Anastomose beim Ösophagusersatz nach Denis Browne0
A single centre experience using the VentrAssist™ LVAD in 32 patients with end stage heart failure0
Ergebnisse funktioneller Untersuchungen nach parietaler Pleurektomie bei Patienten mit rezidivierendem Spontanpneumothorax0
One year survival of patients with a prolonged ICU stay after cardiac surgery - Predictors for a bad prognosis0
Mid-term follow up after aortic root replacement with composite valve grafts0
What's the impact of InteguSeal on surgical site infection reduction and are there any economical benefits?0
Mid- and Long-term Follow up Comparing Straight versus Sinus Prosthesis for Reimplantation of the Aortic Valve0
Idiopathic Fibrosing Mediastinitis: A Case Report0
GLP-1 improves survival and preserves diastolic function and cardiac glucose oxidation in rats with pressure overload0
Non-invasive real-time monitoring of the Collateral Network oxygenation prior to, during and after open, endovascular and hybrid repair of descending and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms0
Myocardial protection with the use of deferoxamine and L-arginine0
A new implantable pulse oximetry sensor – first long-term implantation in a domestic pig0
Endovascular stent graft repair of the aortic arch is a safe and effective treatment in high risk and emergent patients0
New Year Resolutions0
Shortening the lower body ischemia time in complete arch replacement using gradual re-perfusion technique0
A rare pattern of acute type A aortic dissection: complete circumferential intimal invagination into the proximal descending aorta0
Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma in 14 patients: New aspects and review of literature0
“Old-for-Old” in Lung Transplantation? Insights from the ISHLT Database0
Postoperative thrombocytopenia – a worrying observation after aortic valve replacement using the stentless Freedom Solo prosthesis0
Intrathorakale Lipome0
Surgical technique does not influence the long term mortality after tricuspid valve surgery0
Zur Frage des Anteiles von Brustwandatmung und Zwerchfellatmung an der Gesamtventilation0
A Minimally Invasive Approach for Open Surgical Thoracoabdominal Aortic Replacement: Experimental Concept for a Novel Surgical Procedure0
How to treat the reinfection of a stabilized sternum0
Central extracorporeal life support with integrated left ventricular vent in children with low cardiac output: Pathophysiologic considerations0
Initial single center experience with the Organ Care System for heart preservation0
SIRS as Risk Factor in Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement0
Déjà vu? Evidence for Thrombocytopenia following Implantation of the Perceval S Aortic Bioprosthesis0
A complex coronary artery pathology indicated by a high SYNTAX score is no risk factor for long term outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting0
Outcome of total arterial versus conventional myocardial revascularization in the elderly: a single center experience0
Atrio-Ventricular-Dissection (AVD) - A Devastating Complication after Mitral Valve Surgery0
Quality-of-life among patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation: a prospective single-center study0
Cryopreserved arterial homografts versus silver-coated Dacron grafts for abdominal aortic infections: The first clinical comparison0
Should anticoagulation regimes for pacemaker/implantable cardioverter-defibrillator interventions be re-designed?0
Impact of low and high hematocrit at hospital discharge on rehabilitation outcome in patients after cardiac and major aortic surgery0
Remove the afterload – a new position in the treatment of right ventricular failure0
Platelet glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitor (Eptifibatide) significantly improves cerebral capillary blood flow and reduces microvascular and brain tissue alterations in the setting of deep hypo0
Restrictive mitral valve annuloplasty for chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation: A 4-year clinical experience with the „Geoform Ring“0
Gerinnungsstörungen nach extrakorporaler Zirkulation0
Frühgewebsreaktion nach Schrittmacherimplantation0
Atrial fibrillation and cardiac progenitor cells: Observations in atrial specimens from 73 patients undergoing cardiac surgery0
Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB) via Inferior Sternotomy: A “Gold Standard” Therapy for Single LAD Muscle Bridging?0
Fehlmündung der rechten Lungenvenen in den Koronarsinus ohne Vorhofseptumdefekt0
Does exercise always cause physiological hypertrophy?0
Is high-standard cardiac surgery in developing countries reasonable?0
Comparison of ascending aorta vs. femoral artery cannulation for acute aortic dissection type A0
Predictive Factors for the Occurence of Annular Ruptures during Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
The reverse remodelling effect of bone-marrow-derived stem cells is independent from the site of epimyocardial cell transplantation0
Influence of different brain protection strategies for the treatment of acute type A aortic dissection0
Surgical cartographic navigation system for endoscopic bypass grafting0
Exercise Induced Impairment of Mitochondrial Function is Limited to the Subsarcolemmal Subpopulation0
Intramyocardial delivery of Endothelial Progenitor Cells (EPC) is more effective in patients with severely reduced left ventricular function0
Hemodynamic and Functional Analysis of Human DCD Hearts Undergoing Normothermic Ex Vivo Perfusion0
Right Atrial Metastasis Nine Years after Initial Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Case Report0
Descending Aorta to Coronary Artery Bypass in a Patient with a Tracheostomy: Columbus´s Egg?0
Relative amplitude index: A new tool for prediction of the impact of periprosthetic regurgitation on outcome after transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Emrgency coronary artery bypass surgery in acute myocardial infarction: a new possible standard of care?0
Permanent atrial fibrillation ablation concomitant to coronary surgery0
Patient's condition based algorhythm in the management of sternal dehiscence leads to an excellent outcome0
Early percutaneous tracheotomy in cardiac surgery patients is a save procedure even in patients with coagulation disorders0
Promising Results after Repeated Metastasectomy for Recurrent Lung Metastases0
Gender-Related Impact on Long-Term Outcome after Surgery for Infective Endocarditis0
Increasing Frequency of CD127low Regulatory Cells Early after Lung Transplantation is Associated with Improved Freedom from Chronic Lung Allograft Rejection and Survival0
Effects of heart rate reduction with ivabradine on cardio-pulmonary capacity in heart transplant recipients0
Cardiac Expression and Release of Micro RNAs into Circulation Differs between Patients with Persistent AF and Patients with Paroxysmal AF0
Longevity and precision of online blood gas monitoring in patients with ECMO or extracorporeal life support (ECLS) -8 years of experience0
Role of myocardin-related transcription factors in myofibroblastic activation of valvular interstitial cells from aortic valves0
Use of Contegra® Conduit Reinforced with Goretex as a Modified Left Blalock-Taussig Shunt0
Treatment of Failing Mitral Bioprostheses and Repair using Annuloplasty Rings: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation versus Re-Operative Surgery0
Reply by the Authors of the Original Article0
What happens to patients in the second decade after the Ross operation? Results from the German-Dutch Ross registry0
Tricuspid valve repair in patients supported with left ventricular assist device0
Bilateral use of the internal mammary artery (BIMA) in diabetic patients0
High fat diet feeding to mothers induces glucose intolerance in weanling rats and affects diastolic function0
Improved results of surgically treated aortic valve endocarditis using a stentless valve0
Women are More Complex: Analyzing Gender-Related Differences in Coronary Artery Pathology in Patients Scheduled for CABG Using the SYNTAX-Score0
Neurohumoral activation in acute aortic dissection typ A0
Factors released by cord blood-mesenchymal stromal cells protect endothelial cells through activation of STAT3 signaling0
Is Sternal Revision after Open Heart Surgery Predictable? Development of a Risk Assessment Score for Reoperation Caused by Sternal Wound Infection0
Semi-Controlled Aortic Stent Graft Deployment in the Distal Landing Zone: Incidence, Reasons and Consequences0
Negative pressure wound therapy for mediastinitis reduces the reinfection rate of the sternum0
Therapy concept of the failing right ventricle by patients with permanent left ventricular device0
Risk factors predictive of therapy refractory right ventricular failure after continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation0
Annuloplasty in functional mitral regurgitation and concomitant coronary heart disease: Comparison CE IMR ETlogix/CE physio ring0
Usage of a silicon balloon catheter device in aortic surgery0
Cardiac death does not preclude potential donors from heart transplantation0
Über den Einfluß von Aufbewahrungstemperatur und -zeit auf Säure-Basen-Gleichgewicht und Hämolyse im Spenderblut für die Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Endoscopic management of benign airway stenosis in Coronavirus disease 2019 patients0
Results of aortic valve implantation in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis using the transfemoral or transapical approach0
Ventilation Studies with Krypton-81m0
Murine cytomegalovirus infection leads to elevated levels of transplant arteriosclerosis in a murine aortic allograft model0
The COMT-Polymorphism is not Associated with the Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Cohort Study0
Localized SDF-1 gene release mediated by collagen substrate induces CD117+ stem cells homing0
Aortic Valve-Sparing Operations for Aortic Root Aneurysms in Grown-up Patients with Congenital Heart Disease0
In vivo evaluation of the new „Biophysio“ next generation bioprosthesis0
Aneurysma dissecans der Arteria lienalis0
Zur Taktik der Beherrschung und Vermeidung von Vorhofswandrupturen bei Operation der Mitralstenose0
Permanent atrial fibrillation ablation concomitant to open heart surgery in 300 patients0
The Effect of Argon in Anesthetic-Induced Myocardial Preconditioning0
Transapical aortic valve implantation – current results0
Surgical treatment of aortic valve endocarditis with left ventricular – aortic discontinuity0
Outcome after Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR) for Subacute and Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection0
Central venous-arterial carbon dioxide gradient is a prognostic factor of mortality in patients admitted to intensive care unit after cardiac surgery0
Venentransplantation zur Rekonstruktion beim Femoralisverschluß Erfahrungen bei 200 Eingriffen *0
External saphenous vein support prevents graft occlusion in CABG surgery0
Neurological and neuropsychological function after percutaneous transapical aortic valve implantation with the Edwards SAPIEN™ stent valve bioprosthesis0
First fifty consecutive pefabricated stentless tissue-valved aortic conduits: single center experience0
Thoracoscopic Ablation of Persistent Atrial Fibrillation on the Beating Heart0
Clinical outcome in elderly patients undergoing mitral valve repair with or without tricuspid valve repair0
Tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia and total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: Surgical management of a rare combination of congenital heart defects0
Role of Vitamin D in Elective Heart Surgery - Do we need to Substitute Our Vitamin D Deficient Patients?0
Lung transplant surgery on cardiocirculatory support: Extracorporal membrane oxygenation outcompetes cardiopulmonary bypass0
Aortic valve replacement after previous heart surgery in high-risk patients: Transapical aortic valve implantation versus conventional aortic valve replacement A risk adjusted and propensity score bas0
Effects of cyclosporine pretreatment on tissue oxygen levels and cytochrome oxidase activity. A study in the skeletal muscle- model for ischemia and reperfusion impact0
Is myocardial damage completely reversible after direct aortic re-implantation of the anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery0
Vacuum assisted wound closure (VAC) versus primary rewiring for sternal wound infections: risk factors and predictors of outcome0
Combined aortic valve and ascending aortic replacement (Bentall Procedure) with a tissue-valved conduit: Single center experience with over two hundred fifty patients0
Aortic or mitral valve insufficiency: increasing body weight reduces right atrial contractile performance0
Reduced left ventricular function is not a risk factor in cardiac surgery0
Immunobiology of naïve and genetically-modified HLA I knockdown human embryonic stem cells0
Surgical repair of postinfarction ventricular septal rupture: 27 years of single institution experience0
Röntgenologischer Beitrag zur Prognose und Operabilität des Bronchialcarcinoms0
Zur Verbandtechnik „offener” Thoraxwunden mit und ohne Verbindung zum Bronchialbaum0
Completely Epicardial Implantation of a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator Using a Minimal Invasive Approach0
Linear Closure of the Left Ventricular Apex Following Transcatheter-Based Aortic Valve Implantation0
Cardiac surgery in 80 years old patients0
Donor cause of death and mid-term survival in lung transplantation0
Preoperative placement of an Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS): A follow-up0
Midterm outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery0
Early experience with minimal invasive atrial ablation with high frequency focussed ultrasound (HIFU) as a lone procedure0
Forgotten Elements of Surgical Teaching?0
Surgical treatment of thoracic and partial ectopia cordis - A case presentation0
The Functional Role of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor in the Recruitment of Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Patients during Cardiac Surgery0
Pharmacological activation of soluble guanylate cyclase protects the heart against isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rat0
Selective Venous Vasodilator Properties of the Analgesic Metamizole - An Adverse Effect that may Exacerbate venous Pooling after Cardiac Surgery0
Impact of severe acute kidney injury on immediate and mid-term outcome in patients undergoing transapical aortic valve implantation0
Re-do Total Aortic Arch Replacements with Elephant Trunk (Classical & Frozen): A Technical Challenge?0
Transapical aortic valve implantation using the SYMETIS ACURATE TA™ device – Clinical experience to date0
Practice of end-of-life care in intensive care unit. A national survey0
PHD (Prolyl-hydroxylase)-inhibitor activating Hypoxia-inducible transcription factors (HIFs) reduces levels of transplant arteriosclerosis in a murine aortic allograft model0
Endovascular stentgrafting to improve the outcome of a highly morbid cohort of patients with combined thoracic and abdominal aortic pathologies0
How Many Proofs do we need to Be Sure? Does Bilateral ITA-Grafting Increase Perioperative Complications? Outcome of 6476 Patients with Bilateral versus 5020 Patients with Single ITA-Bypass0
Pressure overload induced heart failure may be due to impaired respiratory capacity and a defect in complex I0
Transapical aortic valve implantation in very high-risk patients with aortic valve stenosis – our first expereince in 30 patients0
Lower flow during minimized extracorporeal circulation does not impair cellular metabolism0
The Hemodynamic Burden of Femoral Extracorporeal Life Support for Severe Circulatory Failure: Investigating Competing Flow Phenomena with Color Doppler Sonography0
Determining artificial chordae lengths: risk of damage to the suture?0
Zur Palliativoperation nach Blalock-Hanlon0
Zur Expansion der Empyemlunge im Säuglings- und Kleinstkindesalter0
Early Identification of Subtle Left Ventricular and Atrial Dysfunction among Asymptomatic Survivors of Childhood Myeloid Leukemia: Insights from the Novel Three-Dimensional Speckle Tracking Echocardio0
The ventricular shape on blood flow in healthy and impaired left ventricles0
Letters to the Editor on “Inadequate Flow After Internal Mammary-Coronary Artery Anastomoses”*0
Neurological complications associated with endovascular repair of thoracic aortic pathology. A single-centre experience0
Transient extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in massive hemorrhagic reperfusion edema after pulmonary embolectomy0
Elevated ATP Levels Promote the Mineralization of Valvular Interstitial Cells0
Series of transcatheter valve-in-valve implantations into degenerated bioprostheses in aortic and mitral position0
Proteomic Analysis of the Left Atrial Appendage in Atrial Fibrillation0
Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators in Patients with Recent Cardiac Surgery0
High incidence of severely prolonged QT interval after cardiac surgery0
In Vitro Expansion of Human Regulatory T Cells for Functional Study of Allograft Rejection in a Humanized Mouse Model0
Hemodynamic performance of 3 difference bioprothesis: SJM Trifecta vs. Sorin Mitroflow and stentless Sorin Solo0
Logistic Organ Dysfunction Score (LODS), a reliable postoperative risk management score also in cardiac surgical patients?0
First clinical experience with combined HeartWare ventricular assist device and implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy0
Catheterinterventional redo procedures after previous intraoperative ablation of atrial fibrillation during cardiac surgery – a retrospective analysis0
Evaluation and adaptation of laser-based imaging modalities for the bioartificial generation of vascular implants0
Cinaciguat prevents neointima formation after arterial injury by the regulation of genes responsible for extracellular matrix metabolism0
Spherical dilatation of the apex in failing left ventricles: A target for surgical remodelling techniques0
Autologous bone marrow cells transplantation attenuates ß-adrenoceptor dysregulation in a rabbit model of ischemic heart failure0
Chronisch-leukämische Lymphadenose und Lungenresektion0
Predictive Factors of Thoracic Lymph Node Metastasis Accompanying Pulmonary Metastasis from Colorectal Cancer0
Durability of bioprosthetic aortic valves with regard to patient related factors and valve size0
Epicardial or intramyocardial bioartificial tissue transplantation: Does the surgical implantation technique influence cell survival?0
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation - Which Determinants of Outcome Remain?0
What defines a safer team in pediatric cardiac surgery?0
Local epicardial Erythropoietin-plus-fibrin patch application more efficiently improves cardiac functions than intramyocardial and systemic delivery of Erythropoietin in a rat myocardial infarction mo0
Midterm Results of Truncus Arteriosus Communis Repair; A Single-Center Experience with 37 Cases0
Summarized experimental data on aerosolized tacrolimus immunosuppression for airway transplantation0
Re-evaluation of cross-clamping with open aortic root as an alternative surgical approach in patients with porcelain aorta0
Distal False Lumen Perfusion after Frozen Elephant Trunk in Acute Aortic Dissection0
Ensure an “Ultrasound Window” on the Patient's Neck to Evaluate Cerebral Blood Flow!0
Ischemia and reperfusion stimulates release of Macrophage Migration Inhibitory (MIF) that enhances antioxidative capacity in patients undergoing cardiac surgery0
Levitronix Centrimag as a bridge to solution in patients with advanced heart failure – a single centre experience0
Cardiac tumour in a patient with Li-Fraumeni-Syndrom0
Long-term benefit of complete arterial revascularization using LITA and radial artery on survival and MACE/MACCE in diabetic patients with coronary triple vessel disease -propensity-score matching ana0
Total aortic replacement for extensive aneurysmal disease by staged hybrid procedure using E-vita open followed by percutaneous endovascular interventions0
Modifikation der transthorakalen Ösophagusdissektion0
Über den Einfluß des sogenannten „Low-FIow“ auf die Organstrukturen bei Anwendung der Herz-Lungenmaschine*)0
Durable successful use of endocardial microwave ablation in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation – results from a three year follow up0
A case of protective effect by previous cardiac surgery: Survival of contained right ventricular rupture and delayed development of a false aneurysm as a sequela of blunt chest trauma0
Experimentelle Untersuchungen zum Ersatz des thorakalen Oesophagus0
Development of biodegradable, biocompatible microparticles for controlled cisplatin release0
High Genetically Determined Exercise Capacity Prevents the Loss of Mitochondrial Function in Advanced Age0
Difficulties in predicting hospital costs in cardiac surgery0
Is the new Euroscore II a better predictor for transapical aortic valve implantation?0
Three-Dimensional Printing in Cardiac Surgery: Single-Centre Experience0
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement: Is It Safe in Surgical Training?0
Outcome of Mitral Valve Surgery in Patients with Chronic Mitral Regurgitation and Low Ejection Fraction: Repair or Replacement?0
Endocardial fibroelastosis in hypoplastic left heart syndrome: clinical and experimental correlations0
14-year follow-up after pong plaque-bridging coronary arteriotomy for diffuse coronary artery disease0
‘Anaortic’ off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting significantly reduces the risk of neurological complications compared to off-pump and conventional on-pump surgery with aortic manipulation0
Successful relocation of an infected tracheostomy at the level of the inferior manubrium sterni: No mission impossible0
Initial clinical experience with the heartware left ventricular assist system0
New aspects for a surgical heart failure therapy with skeletal muscle using fatigue-resistant type IIa muscle fibres0
Severe Pulmonary Bleeding after Assist Device Implantation: A Case Series0
Development of recipient-matched engineered heart tissue using 3D printing0
Effectiveness of temporary mechanical support in patients with refractory right heart failure after implantation of left ventricular assist devices0
Outcome of redo surgical aortic valve replacement in patients aged more than 80 years: Results from the multicenter RECORD initiative0
Shock efficacy of the subcutaneous ICD for prevention of sudden cardiac death: Initial multicenter experience0
Hybrid endovascular prosthesis in complex thoracic aortic disease: A tool that really matters or just a toy?0
Changes in Plasma Levels of Atrial Natriuretic Peptide and B-Type Natriuretic Peptide after Surgical Therapy of Atrial Fibrillation0
The RVOT conduit registry: Freedom from explantation of various conduit types0
Die Transposition der großen Gefäße0
IgM Enriched Human Intravenous Immunoglobulins Based Treatment of Patients with Early Donor Specific Anti-HLA Antibodies after Lung Transplantation0
Risk-evaluation for aortic valve replacement in patients after coronary artery bypass grafting: are these ideal patients for catheter-based aortic valve procedures?0
Über die zytologische Sputumuntersiichiing nach Papanicolaou0
Hyperlipidemia, a modifiable risk factor after cardiac transplantation: Analysis of 1007 heart transplant recipients0
Three-dimensional Construction of Tissue Casting Molds for Aortic Arch Reconstruction in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome0
Transapical transcatheter aortic-valve implantation – follow up of high risk patients0
Role of micro RNAs in obesity-mediated premature cardiac ageing in patients0
Metabolism of Intraoperatively Administered Histidine in the Context of Bretschneider Cardioplegia0
Impact of body mass index on hospital mortality and postoperative complications in a recent cohort of patients undergoing cardiac surgery0
Measurement of Quality of Life with LVAD Destination Therapy0
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair\Replacement via Inferior Mini- Sternotomy: Early and Midterm Results0
Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Small Aortic Roots for Aortic Stenosis0
Mitral valve surgery in patients with severe impaired left ventricular function - early and midterm results0
Der einseitige CO2-Rückatmungstest und seine Bedeutung für die Operationsindikation bei doppelseitigen Lungenprozessen0
Use of internal mammary artery: A postoperative predictor of sternal dehiscence?0
Histological characteristics of arterial wall in recipients of long-term support with pulsatile andcontinuous flow blood pumps0
Transapical Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation Using Dedicated Devices: A Preliminary Series0
Professor Peter E. Lange, MD (15-7-1935 to 17-6-2020)0
Dislokationen endokardialer Schrittmacherelektroden*0
Minimized Perfusion Circuits: An additional armament in the surgical treatment of Jahova's Witnesses0
Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants0
Surgical repair techniques of complex sinus of valsalva aneurysms with perforation or involvement of the coronary ostia0
Erfahrungen mit der Hartstrahlenbehandlung in Kombination mit der operativen Behandlung des Bronchialkarzinoms0
Early and midterm outcome of secondary open surgical and minimally invasive interventions after thoracic endovascular aortic repair0
Comparison of Surgical CABG Procedures and Short-term Follow-up of Patients Younger or Older than 80 Years of Age: A Single-Center Analysis0
Postoperative course of metabolic hormones leptin and ghrelin in adults after on-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)0
The Influence of Dynamically Regulated, Intermittently Regulated Active Chest Drainage Units Compared to Conventional Vacuum-Driven Systems on the Early Postoperative Outcome after Cardiac Surgery0
Single-centre experience with the new ENDURANT® stentgraft device – pros and cons0
Comparison between MECC® and CCPB in CABG procedures – a single surgeon study0
Zum heutigen Stand der Chirurgie des Thymus0
Surgery for isolated native mitral valve endocarditis0
Excimer Laser-Assisted Lead Extraction in 88 High-Risk Patients: A Single-Center Experience0
Late Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis - Clinical Fate and Further Outcome0
Activation of Pyruvate Dehydrogenase (PDH) activity reduces expression of β-Myosin Heavy Chain (β-MHC) in hypertrophied rat heart0
The temporary stent as a bridge to congenital cardiac repair0
Can a Valve Become Resistant to Insulin? - Influence of Type 2 Diabetes Mimicking Conditions on Valvular Interstitial Cells0
A new descriptor of neurological status for risk stratification in intensive care units after cardiac surgery0
Spätresultate nach Atrioventrikulärklappenersatz mit Mitralallotransplantat*0
Discontinuation of Anticoagulation in Patients with HeartMate II: A Single Center Experience0
Osteopontin Does not Inhibited Aortic Valve Fibrosis and Calcification in Three-Dimensional Ovine Aortic Valve Model0
Adjunct Perfusion Branch for Reduction of Spinal Cord Ischemia in the Endovascular Repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms0
Translocation procedure in a patient with d-TGA, VSD and pulmonary stenosis0
Short- and long-term outcomes after endovascular management of ruptured descending thoracic aorta0
Detection of pluripotency gene expression and validation of true iPS cell reprogramming by fluorescent reporter probes in live cells0
Outcome after composite mechanical aortic root replacement: A consecutive series of 448 cases0
Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation: What Have We Learned?0
Heart valve tissue engineering with autologous CD133+ stem cell-plus-fibrin composite spray – an in-vitro feasibility study0
Microenvironment of preservation solution in lung transplantation – warm perfusion on OCS vs. cold static storage0
Coronary stenting before CABG surgery does not increase the perioperative risk in diabetic patients0
Acute Kidney Injury in the German EuroAspire IV Cohort: A Risk Factor for Rehospitalization0
The Fluttering Cusps of the Perceval: A Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography Study0
Does the additional use of heparin-coated extracorporeal circuits (ECC) optimize the effect of Modified Ultrafiltration (MUF) in pediatric perfusion?0
Does prior catheter based ablation influence the outcome of subsequent stand-alone atrial fibrillation surgery?0
Strukturanalyse des Ösophagus durch das Karzinom0
How do cardiomyocytes sense local stretch?0
New regimen for early postoperative anticoagulation in HeartWare ventricular assist device patients – is less more?!0
Accelerated Treatment for Post-Lobectomy Empyema: New Indication for an Established Procedure0
Single center experience with a totally subcutanous implantable cardioverter defibrillator system0
Thalidomide Treatment Prevents Transplant Vasculopathy in Rats0
Improving Outcome of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting in the Elderly by Using Minimized Extracorporeal Circulation0
Impact of allocation rules on outcome after heart transplantation in Germany0
Extracorporeal Life Support in Patients with Refractory Cardiogenic Shock: Keep Them Awake0
Die perkutane transluminale Rekanalisation (PTR) bei einem Patienten mit arterieller Verschlußkrankheit und multiplen Extremitätenverletzungen0
Long term results of cardiac surgery in octo- and nanogenarians0
New surgical minimally invasive lead explantation due to infective endocarditis with large lead vegetations is superior to conventional approach via median sternotomy0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation as the treatment of choice in patients with previous open heart surgery0
Reoperations on the autograft and homograft after the Ross procedure: A report from the German-Dutch Ross registry0
Behavior of endothelial cells on the tissue engineered pulmonary valves in high-flow pulsatile bioreactor circulation0
Region and Cell-type Specific Proteomic Map of the Human Heart0
Is what we measure really what we measure? – Planing of transapical valve procedure using MDCT and transesophageal echo0
Shaving with William0
Bypass Balloon Pumping: A Newly Developed Device for Mechanical Circulatory Support in Heart Failure0
First 100 commercial TAVI implants using the new transapical ACURATE™ TA device0
Transapical aortic valve implantation after previous homograft aortic valve replacement0
No Association between Prothrombin Mutation and Factor V Leiden with Thromboembolism in Patients on Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Support0
SIRNA silencing of SRF, Survivin and E2F1 in chemoresistent NSCLC cell lines – a new options?0
Spray- and laser-assisted biomaterial processing – High technologies for intraoperative autologous tissue engineering during heart valve replacement0
Tissue-engineering of small caliber valvular conduits under different physiological-like conditions0
Long-term Reduction of Post-infarct Ventricular Tachycardia by Direct Lentiviral Connexin 43 Gene Transfer0
Effect of heart failure on mitochondrial function in cardiac and skeletal muscles0
Eine einfache Methode der Trikuspidalanuloplastik*0
Ethical Dilemmas at the Bedside: How Do We Decide?0
Off pump CABG: proximal coronary anastomoses performed with the PAS-Port device versus hand sewn technique – results from a prospective randomized trial0
The impact of carotid stenosis on outcome after „on-pump“ CABG-procedures0
Erste Erfahrungen mit Isotopen-Schrittmachern0
Beneficial Effects of Metformin on Mitochondrial Function and Survival in Pressure Overload are Abolished by High Fat Diet in Rats0
In vivo repopulation of tissue engineered heart valves0
Pharmacogenetics of nephrotoxicity in heart transplantation candidates receiving calcineurin inhibitor (CNI) medication0
A single center experience with the ross procedure in 607 patients0
Early- and Medium-Term Results after Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation0
New therapy option in patients with ICD/pacemaker infection and pacemaker dependency0
The intermediate-conductance potassium channel as a potential new target for the prevention of airway allograft rejection0
Surgical Treatment and Survival Outcome of 160 Cardiac Tumors: A Clinical Experience of 20 Years0
Platelet function in patients with left ventricular assist devices0
Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) in Low-birth Weight Premature Neonate with Double Aortic Arch, Congenital Heart Disease and Tracheal Stenosis0
The impact of preoperative anaemia on patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery0
Preoperative risk evaluation by simulating extracorporeal circulation and its impact on aortic blood flow0
Nonstandard Donor Organs in Pediatric Lung Transplantation have no Negative Impact on Recipients Outcome0
Single-center experience using second generation devices for transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Hemodynamic Differences in Three Aortic Bioprostheses and the Correlation to Early BNP Alterations as a Marker for Myocardial Recovery0
Möglichkeiten einer direkt intramuralen Myokardperfusion0
Komplette traumatische Durchtrennung der Arteria carotis externa und interna0
Challenging rescue of a 4 year old boy with fulminant H1N1 infection by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support established through a dialysis catheter0
Megaoesophagus — Cardiospasmus0
Prophylaxe und Therapie postoperativer Komplikationen von Seiten des Magen-Darmtraktes nach Inzision der Aorta abdominalis0
One stage approach in patients with acute type A aortic dissection or thoracic aneurysm with combined David based aortic valve repair or Bentall procedure and thoracic aorta reconstruction using froze0
„Clampless“ proximal anastomotic devices for CABG surgery0
How accurate does the clinical classification of atrial fibrillation severity reflect its temporal persistence: Insights from 1195 patients continuously monitored with implantable devices?0
Zur Beurteilung und Therapie des Brachyösophagus0
Clinical outcome in cardiac transplant recipients receiving tacrolimus retard (Advagraf®)0
Zum Verschluß des Ductus arteriosus persistens (Botalli) mittels Nahtgerät0
Evaluation of cardiac function by high resolution MRI after cellular cardiomyoplasty0
Methylene blue reduces myocardial contractility0
Pronged Survival after Surgical Resection of a Primary Mitral Valve Sarcoma0
ONPUMP vs. OFFPUMP Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis of 49 Randomized Controlled Trials and More Than 16,500 Patients0
Durable Mitral Valve Repair with an Adjustable Annuloplasty Ring Two Years after Implantation0
Intraoperative Angiographie0
Zur Anatomie und Chirurgie der hohen Speiseröhrenkarzinome0
Is the optimal temperature for weaning from extracorporeal circulation different in failing compared to normal human myocardium?0
Are There Contraindications for Percutaneous Extracorporal Life Support (ECLS) in Critical Patients with Therapy-Refractory Cardiogenic Shock?0
Erfahrungen mit der Bronchospirometrie nach Arnaud an Hand von 80 Pneumonektomien0
Extracellular matrix and cardiac remodelling in heart failure: Role of Telocytes0
Six-month Performance of a Three-Dimensional Annuloplasty Ring for Repair of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation0
Mechanical circulatory assist in patients with inflammatory heart disease0
“Meglio e La Piccola Certezza Che la Gran Bugia” (The Little Truth is Better than the Big Lie) – Leonardo da Vinci0
Long-term outcome of patients with lupus erythematodes and Antiphospholipid Syndrome after cardiac valve surgery0
Untersuchungen zur Überlebenszeit des ischämischen Herzens in ihrer Bedeutung für die offene Herzchirurgie*0
Dispersive aortic cannulas reduce aortic wall shear stress affecting atherosclerotic plaque embolisation0
Positive effects of oxygenation on simulated post-transplantation lung edema and pulmonal arterial resistance0
The importance of low central venous oxygen saturation levels in patients after cardiac surgery0
Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Transcription by Nonenzymatic Protein Modification0
Degeneration of Pericardial Aortic Valve Biological Prostheses in Correlation with Age Decades and Different Types of Prostheses - Long Term Follow-up Results0
Acquired Von Willebrand Syndrome in patients with extra-corporeal life support (ECLS) or membrane oxygenation (ECMO)0
Percutaneous mitral valved stent implantation: First in vitro prototype testing0
Extracorporeal life support (ECLS) as bridging therapy in patients with cardiomyopathy and acute decompensation0
Preserved Heart Function after Left Ventricular Pressure Overload in Adult Mice Subjected to Neonatal Cardiac Hypoplasia0
Differenzial regulation of rat myocardial genes in the unloaded heart: a time course study0
First Experience with the HeartAssist5® Left Ventricular Assist Device0
Impact of Preoperative Neurological Events on Outcome and Timing of Surgery in Patients with Infective Valve Endocarditis0
Use of a head-mounted display during endoscopic graft harvesting: Expensive toy or sophisticated tool to optimize hand-eye coordination0
Latest Generation Transcatheter Heart Valves in Small Aortic Annuli: Predictors for Increased Transprosthetic Gradients0
Hydrogel Derived from Human Cardiac ECM Microparticles Exerts Superior Cytoprotective Effects0
Langzeitherzstillstand durch kardioplegische Koronarperfusion0
Effect of Deep Hypothermia Circulatory Arrest on Neurological Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Replacement of Ascending Aorta: A Comparison between Young and Elderly Adults0
Multiple arterial revascularization in CABG surgery – investigation of benefit on a consecutive cohort of 3129 patients0
Oesophagocardiographische Studien über die Dynamik des linken Vorhofes bei Mitralvitien0
Surgical revascularization of unilateral aortoiliac occlusive disease via retroperitoneal approach with paramedian incision0
Genetical analysis of the binding sites of polyclonal antithymocyte globulins (ATGs)0
An isolated large animal heart platform for cardiac research and cardiac device testing0
The transaortic approach for TAVI - How we do it (video presentation)0
Factors determining short term outcome after early coronary artery bypass grafting in acute myocardial infarction0
Severe hemolysis after minimally-invasive mitral valve repair0
Clinical outcome after implantation of pulsatile versus non pulsatile left ventricular assist devices0
Marfan syndrome aortic smooth muscle cells express high levels of microRNA miR-29b0
Transapical mitral valve-in-ring for high-risk mitral valve reintervention0
Call for concomitant ablation: Native course of preexisting persistent atrial fibrillation after cardiac surgery0
Effects of cinaciguat on endothelial dysfunction induced by peroxynitrite in rat aorta0
AAV2/9-mediated gene transfer of thymosin β4 shows cardioprotective effects in a porcine model of heterotopic heart allotransplantation0
Conventional aortic valve replacement in patients with severely calcified ascending aorta in the era of transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Integrated cardiovascular repair, chances for young surgeons0
Methemoglobin Formation in Erythrocytes Stored for Different Time Periods during Extracorporeal Circulation0
First annual follow up report from the german ross registry0
Is primarily percutaneous stent implantation justified by worse outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting in obese patients?0
Survival benefits of medical treatment exceed those of transplantation in patients with severe idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension diagnosed beyond the age of 500
Casuistischer Beitrag zur Behandlung pleuro-(thoraco-) pulmonaler Formen der Aktinomycose0
Aortic valve replacement in elderly patients with rapid-deployment aortic valve system: 3 years later0
Tricuspid valve surgery in patients with isolated tricuspid valve endocarditis - Analyzation of perioperative parameters and long-term outcomes0
Short-term experience using Cormatrix as aortic leaflet replacement or extension in pediatric patients0
Position of Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Lung Transplantation: A Propensity Score Matched Analysis of Patients with Different Risk Profiles0
DCA Alleviates Myointima Formation via a Redox-sensitive c-myc Pathway0
Das aktive Blutvolumen bei lungenverkleinernden Eingriffen*0
Totale Elektrodenretraktion (Twiddler-Syndrom) bei Infektion des Schrittmachersystems0
Hypoxic preconditioning after short term hypoxia with intermittent normoxia0
Theoretische Grundlagen und klinische Anwendung einer fortlaufenden Kontrolle unterschiedlicher Herzstillstandsverfahren mit Hilfe der myokardialen pH-Messung*0
How to treat pacer depending patients with lead and system infection0
ATG donor treatment reduces brain death triggered inflammatory graft activation0
Infective Endocarditis after Primary TAVI Procedure Treated by a Replacement by Edwards Intuity Valve: A Case Report0
Sutureless aortic valve replacement via anterolateral minithoracotomy0
Outcomes and Risk Factors Predictive of Therapy Failure after HU Listing0
Sex-dependent Differences after Early Operative Myocardial Revascularization in Acute Myocardial Infarction0
Direct intravital fluorescence microscopic analysis of Stromal Cell Derived Factor-1 (SDF-1) mediated stem cell homing0
Die Behandlung der kongenitalen Oesophagusatresie durch die direkte extrapleurale End-zu-End-Anastomose0
Isolated Surgery of Functional Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation - Preoperative Predictors of Adverse Outcome0
Results of the “No-React®” bioprosthesis in patients with active infective endocarditis: 11-year single center experience in 402 patients0
Effects of a simvastatin therapy on the expression of β-adrenoceptors and the intraoperative catecholamin consumption in patients with and without β-blocker therapy0
Prospective assessment of quality of life in octogenarians undergoing cardiac surgery0
Transapical aortic valve implantation guided and assessed by transesophageal echocardiography0
Determination of Acute Kidney Injury by Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin and Cystatin C Offers Precise and Prompt Identification of Patients at Risk of Prolonged Manifest Kidney Dysfunction 0
Commentary on “Sterilization and Cross-Linking Combined with Ultraviolet Irradiation and Low-Energy Electron Irradiation Procedure: New Perspectives for Bovine Pericardial Implants in Cardiac Surgery”0
Effect of autograft reinforcement techniques on autograft durability and function after the Ross procedure: Results from the German-Dutch Ross Registry0
Transcriptional Selection of Induced Cardiomyocyte Precursor Cells Using Molecular Beacons0
It's not the bad guys. A differentiated view on post HTX adherence: Medication, mental health, hygienic behavior0
Early hemodynamic outcome after implantation of the new Trifecta™ aortic valve prosthesis in comparison to established size-matched stented tissue valves0
Prospective randomized comparison of the midterm durability of a porcine and a bovine pericardial stented valve with special consideration of patient prosthesis mismatch0
Ventricular septum defect after TAVI: Rare but happens0
Chronic nicotine exposure reduces connexin43 gap junction protein in arteries from smokers and down-regulates intercellular communication by α4β2, and α3β2 nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subtypes0
Die Aussichten der Resektionsbehandlung bei der Silico-Tuberkulose der Lungen0
Forty years Starr Edwards aortic prosthesis: A clinical follow-up0
Management of Concomitant Occlusive Disease of the Supraaortic and Lower-limb Arteries0
Challenges in the interventional therapy of prosthetic paravalvular leaks0
Misclassification of Atrial Fibrillation and Implications for Clinical Studies and Patient Management: The Elephant in the Room?0
Entrapment of intra-aortic balloon due to thrombus formation in the balloon lumen0
Is there a treatment of end stage heart failure due to Ebstein's anomaly besides cardiac transplantation?0
Hybrid Approach Combining Off-Pump CABG with Transapical Aortic Valve Implantation via Median Sternotomy0
Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Cardiac Surgery Outcome0
High Preoperative B-type Natriuretic Peptide Level a Good Predictor of Ejection Fraction Improvement after Coronary Bypass Surgery0
Impact of Early ECMO Implementation on Short- and Midterm Survival after Heart Transplantation0
Different Paths to the Same End: A Response to the Question: Quo Vadis?0
Should previously stented coronary vessels be bypassed or not?0
The Ubiquitin Proteasome System in Dilated and Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Is there a Potential Therapeutic Target?0
Bernoulli Effect Aggravates Leg Malperfusion during Extracorporeal Life Support with Femoral Arterial Cannulation: An in Silico Simulation Study0
Surgical Treatment of INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS: Outcomes and Predictors of Mortality0
Ministernotomy versus Full Sternotomy Aortic Valve Replacement with a Sutureless Aortic Bioprosthesis: An European Multicenter Registry0
Impact of Severe Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency on the Performance of Left Ventricular Device0
Follow up in patients after repair of acute type-A aortic dissection – clinical results and anatomical findings using MDCT0
Early correction of congenital left ventricular outflow tract obstruction with hypoplastic aortic valve0
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement versus conventional aortic valve replacement in patients over 75 years of age - a 5 years single center experience0
Impact of patient prosthesis mismatch on short- and long-term outcome after aortic valve replacement0
Wirkung lokaler und parenteraler Antibiotika bei infizierten Gefäßprothesen0
The p110a-isoform of PI 3-Kinase: A promising therapeutic target for the future treatment of atherosclerosis, restenosis and bypass graft stenosis0
Are there differences in the cellular response of arterial and vein smooth muscle cells to cyclic stretch?0
Fragen aus der Ösophaguschirurgie einschließlich Hiatushernie und Refluxösophagitis0
Computed Tomography Scan of the Aorta to Predict Type B Aortic Dissection0
First experience with the new Cardiohelp life support system0
Reflections on the Future of Pre- and Post-Graduate Medical Education in Thoracic Surgery*0
ICD in destination therapy after Jarvik 2000 LVAD implantation0
In vitro-Untersuchungen zur Frage der Blutveränderungen bei Verwendung einer künstlichen Lunge nach dem Gasdispersionsprinzip (bubble oxygenator)1),2)0
Impact of valve type on long-term results after combined repair of aortic aneurysm and the aortic valve –45 years experiance0
Expert Consensus on Core Outcomes for Cardiac Trials: An eDelphi Study0
Should Concomitant Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Be Performed in Patients Aged Over 75 Years?0
Improving medication adherence and cardiovascular risk factors with a pharmaceutical care programme in CABG patients0
The 3D Annuloplasty Ring for Surgical Tricuspid Valve Reconstruction - Early and Midterm Experience in a Matched Pairs Analysis of 200 Patients0
Annuloplasty in functional mitral regurgitation and concomitant coronary heart disease: Impact of the LV-function0
Left ventricular mass regression after sutureless implantation of the Perceval S aortic valve bioprosthesis: Preliminary results0
Hemodynamic performance and first clinical experience with the TrifectaTM valve in a prospective single-center study0
Herztransplantation bei kardialer Amyloidose - Erfahrung aus 48 Patienten am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg0
The Berlin experience with the first three C-Pulse® implants in Europe0
Different degrees of protective effect by types of fibroblasts on induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes in bioartificial cardiac tissue in vivo0
True lumen collapse of the ascending aorta in acute aortic dissection type A – increased incidence of Marfan's disease0
Jumping Jack Valve0
Kontrollierte isolierte Koronarperfusion ohne Pumpen0
Heart valve replacement after orthotopic heart transplantation: Indications, risks, results0
Early and late outcome of 527 consecutive patients treated with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock (PCS)0
T-shaped Transseptal Approach for Mitral Valve Surgery0
Isolated right ventricular assist device implantation for ischemic right heart failure0
Persistent Organ Dysfunction plus Death as a Novel Composite Outcome in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery Patients0
Early results after implantation of Siena™ Collared Graft in elephant-trunk procedure0
Vacuum-Assisted Closure Therapy for the Treatment of Poststernotomy Wound Dehiscence in Neonates and Infants0
Die Strahlenbehandlung des Ösophaguskarzinoms0
“We Sing from the Diaphragm a Lot!”0
Preoperative elevated C-reactive Protein and Leukocytes were not associated with increased postoperative morbidity in cardiac surgery patients0
Chirurgische Behandlung eines kongenitalen Ventrikelseptumaneurysmas0
Continuous hypothermic low-flow-perfusion during aortic arch operations is neuroprotective and cardioprotective0
Hemodynamics of the Edwards Sapien valve in non-circular aortic annuli0
Beating Heart Mitral Valve Surgery: Results in 120 Consecutive Patients Considered Non-suitable Candidates for Conventional Mitral Valve Surgery0
Screening prior elective heart valve surgery. Is there a standard? A survey of all German heart surgical centres0
Cram-plot analysis for quality assessment – experience with 17592 patients0
Analysis of platelet function during ventricular assist device support with a platelet aggregation profiler0
Comparison of crystalloid and blood cardioplegia and its influence on apoptosis after prolonged ischemia during cardiopulmonary bypass in large animal model0
Transplantation of embryonic cardiomyocytes reduces post infarct arrhythmias in mice post infarction0
The impact of immediate management of peri-operative myocardial ischemia on mid-term survival in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass surgery0
Strong Evidence for Molecular Genetic Risk Assessment in Patients with Aneurysms of the Ascending Aorta0
Angiotensin2-receptors in postnatal cardiac development0
Contributory Role of PET/CT in Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Infections in Patients Supported with a Continuous-flow LVAD0
First implantation of a new thoracic stent-graft in the ascending, arch and descending aorta using a hybrid technique0
Mid- and longterm results for patients undergoing MIDCAB-procedure for LAD-single-vessel-disease0
Matched comparison of two different biological prostheses for complete supraannular aortic valve replacement0
Embolic cerebral insults after transapical aortic valve replacement detected by MRT screening0
Herzminutenvolumen-Bestimmungen mit der Thermodilutionsmethode: Ihre Zuverlässigkeit bei Pulmonalinsuffizienz0
Endothelialization of sintered inflow cannulae of the LVAD for improved hemocompatibility0
Polyurethane scaffolds seeded with genetically engineered skeletal myoblasts: a promising tool to regenerate myocardial function0
Congenital heart malformation of new born in post mortem computed tomography0
Impact of Subannular Reconstruction on the Late Reoccurrence of Functional Mitral Regurgitation after Mitral Valve Repair: A Meta-Analysis0
Cardiac surgery in patients with chronic liver cirrhosis – Uncalculatable risk or justified therapy? A retrospective survival-rate analysis of 47 patients within 8 years0
Out-of-Center ECLS Implantation: Extended Experience of an Interdisciplinary Team Approach0
False Aneurysm after Plasty of a Recoarctation: Repair by Ascending Aorta to Abdominal Aorta Bypass0
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation and Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Pediatric Drowning Patients0
Everolimus in an Acute Model of Ischemia and Reperfusion by Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Rats0
Prognostic impact of previous percutaneous coronary interventions on coronary artery bypass graft surgery: A multicentric analysis from the German federal state north Rhine-Westphalia0
Hybrid Approach for Conventionally Inoperable Patients with Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis and Coronary Artery Disease0
Who is the Bad Guy in Perfusion Technologies? Priming Volume, Blood Air Interaction or Pump Type: A Prospective, Randomized Trial of Three Different Techniques0
Transcranial detection of signals (HITS/ MES) in cases with a ventricular assist device (preliminary study in Japan)0
Interactions between myocardial extracellular matrix and somatic and pluripotent stem cells- Implications for cardiac cell therapy0
Intramyocardial injection of emulsified matrigel demonstrates enhanced angiogenesis and improved cardiac function in a rat myocardium infarction model0
Is Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Cardiogenic Shock Contraindicated in Patients over 75?0
Patient selection for intramyocardial CD133 Stem cell+CABG therapy – Response analysis from surgical stem cell registry0
An Extrapericardial Minimally Invasive Approach for Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator0
Does surgical technique influence the mid-term structural and functional durability of the Ross procedure? Mid-term results of the Ross procedure with size matched autograft versus Ross with concomita0
Does the implantation of glutaraldehyde fixated bovine periacardial patches lead to immunological sensibilization? Clinical study more than one year following carotid endarterectomy0
Die Behandlung der postoperativen Sternum-Osteomyelitis*0
Ultrastruktur eines Vorhofmyxoms*0
Re-Redo mitral valve repair - useful or even possible - a case report0
ICG clearance is a relevant outcome prediction tool in cardiac surgery0
Performance of stented biological valves for pulmonary valve replacement0
Lethal complications in congenital heart surgery: are there differences between a large and a smaller centre?0
Reoperation for Massively Calcified Pulmonary Valve Heterografts0
Impact of Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery in Elderly Patients0
Postoperative occlusion of a transapical implanted valve due to mechanical CPR0
Moderate SirT1 Overexpression Protects against High Fat Diet Induced Insulin Resistance and Mitochondrial Dysfunction0
Development of a retrograde flow inhibition device in continues flow VAD for emergency rescue0
New and more efficient CRT-implantation technique based on the advantages of the multipolar left ventricular lead (Quartet™): A single centre comparison between conventional and new strategy0
Emergency Surgery after Unsuccessful Immediate Primary Percutaneous Post-infarction Ventricular Septal Defect Closure: A Single Center Case Series0
Cardiogenic differentiation of progenitor cells - transdifferentiation or fusion?0
Long-Term Results of Different Strategies of Aortic Valve Repair: Single Center Experience in 417 Consecutive Patients0
Differential changes in respiratory capacity and ischemia tolerance of isolated mitochondria from unloaded and overloaded hearts0
Appropiate timing of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) after acute myocardial infarction0
Endoscopic vein harvesting improves leg wound related morbidity and might impair graft patency: A systematic literature review with meta-analysis0
Perforation von Schrittmacheraggregaten in den Bauchraum als seltene Komplikation der chirurgischen Elektrotherapie0
12-months late procedural success after ablation of atrial fibrillation correlates with energy source and patient characteristics0
Successful Palliation by Means of a Bovine Artery Graft in a 4-Day-Old Infant with Type B Interruption of Aortic Arch and Right Descending Aorta0
Relevance of Cardiac Enzymes on Outcome after Urgent CABG for Acute Coronary Syndrome0
The efficiency of the low output syndrome therapy using intra-aortic balloon pumping support after cardiac surgery decreased dramatically after one week of the device application time0
In-vivo visualisation of mesenchymal stem cells by fluorescent imaging in a myocardial infarct model in pigs0
Allogeneic porcine CD4+CD25+ T cells regulate the development of transplant arteriosclerosis in porcinized mice0
Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Adhäsionsprophylaxe im Herzbeutel mit Chondroitinschwefelsäure *0
Comparision of flow analysis in T- Graft, Y- Graft and Omega-Graft for myocardrevascularization0
Prophylaxis of Sternal Wound Infections with Combined Chlorhexidin- Isopropyl Alcohol Skin Desinfection0
Increased extracellular volume in patients with new-onset heart failure: Assessment by cardiovascular magnetic resonance0
Pressure Overload Selectively Increases ROS Formation in Interfibrillar Rat Heart Mitochondria0
Transfemoral TAVI is Associated with Prolonged ICU-stay and Increased Postoperative Morbidity - Results of a Competitive Data Analysis0
Role of Primary Bacterial Contamination of a Pulmonary Homograft for Ross Operation: Report of a Case and Review of the Literature0
Minimally access aortic root and ascending aortic surgery: Are we pushing the limits too far?0
Prior Hip Surgery Leads to Gender Related Increase in Complication Rates after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
Event-recorder monitored rhythm-outcome after uni- vs. bipolar ablation therapy for concomitant atrial fibrillation in cardiac surgery0
Erratum to: Successful Heart Transplantation after Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of Donors0
Less invasive perfusion techniques may improve outcome in thoracoabdominal aortic surgery0
Health related quality of life after operations of the ascending aorta and aortic arch in deep hypothermic circulatory arrest and antegrade cerebral perfusion0
Emergency coronary artery bypass grafting (ECABG) for acute myocardial infarction (AMI): The influence of time interval and localization of infarction on postoperative outcome0
Upregulation of α-adrenoceptor-mediated phospholipase C activity in rat ventricular pressure-overload hypertrophy*0
MicroRNA Profile of Nkx2.5 Enhancer Positive Cardiac Progenitor Cells0
Critical Limb Ischemia in Patients, Undergoing Femoral Cannulation for Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Is a Distal Limb Perfusion a Mandatory Approach?0
Does coronary disease increase the hospital lethality in patients with aortic valve disease undergoing valve replacement?0
Probleme der Korrektur von angeborenen Herzfehlern mit pulmonaler Hypertonie0
Platelet function does not normalize after discontinuation of acetylsalicylic acid in cardiac patients0
Impact of bleeding and transfusion rates on outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Logistic EuroSCORE I can predict mid-term mortality after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)0
Is minimal invasive mitral valve surgery a risk factor? - A comparison in 394 consecutive patients between 121 conventional and 273 minimal invasive procedures0
Total-arterial revascularization in multivessel coronary artery disease with T-grafting of bilateral internal thoracic artery0
Molecular adsorbent recirculating system technique for liver failure due to cardiogenic shock0
Modulation of immune-mediators from donor lungs using the Organ Care System® - a potential mechanism for improved outcome0
Best practice in hybrid coronary revascularization0
Case report of Erdheim-Chester disease in a female cardiac surgery patient0
Zum Beginn des zehnten Bandes0
In-vitro investigation of aortic valve annuloplasty using prosthetic ring devices0
Surgical treatment of pulmonary artery embolism. A single centre experience of 71 cases0
Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia: An insidious threat to patients undergoing cardiac surgery0
Early changes of the myocardial microvasculature in human heart transplant recipients0
Tricuspid Valve Surgery in Patients Receiving Left Ventricular Assist Devices0
Clinical outcome beyond 10 years in patients undergoing the subcoronary Ross operation. A single centre experience0
Should patients with concomitant coronary and carotid artery disease undergo simultaneous carotid endarterectomy or stenting for severe asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis? A review of the literature0
Long-term Outcomes after Resection of Renal Tumors with Stage IV Cavoatrial Extension in Circulatory Arrest0
Reoperations after repaired acute type A dissection0
Differenzial impact of interatrial shunting on systemic perfusion in pulmonary hypertension0
Preliminary experience with denaturated ovine collagen vascular prosthesis (Omniflow II) in lower limb bypass surgery0
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair for Posterior Leaflet Prolapse Comparison of Surgical Techniques0
Preliminary analysis of arrhythmias in sinus venosus defect with Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (PAPVC)0
Pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase 2 controls the development of intimal hyperplasia0
Surgical results and benefits of a minimally invasive coronary surgery in 38 patients with medically refractory symptomatic myocardial bridge0
Are there any predictors for the success rate of concomitant atrial ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) undergoing cardiac surgery?0
Surgical Cut-Down versus Percutaneous Access - Results of a Comparative Study of Vascular Access Complications in Transfemoral TAVI0
Intra-aortic Balloon Pump Therapy before Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of 9,212 Patients0
Cardiac insulin resistance as a common feature of pressure overload- and myocardial infarction-induced heart failure0
A New Animal Model for Investigation of Mechanical Unloading in Hypertrophic and Failing Hearts: Combination of Transverse Aortic Constriction and Heterotopic Heart Transplantation0
Bypass of the obstructed superior vena cava using autologous spiral saphenous vein graft: Operative results and follow up0
Effectiveness and limitation of endovascular repair for type B aortic dissection: perspective from long-term results0
Respiratorische Probleme nach Ösophagusresektionen0
Riociguat Treatment for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Associated with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD): A Subgroup Analysis from the PATENT Studies0
Clinical experience with the LIFEBRIDGE B2T® system – an extracorporeal life support system0
Pulmonary Sequestration Presenting as an Esophageal Submucosal Tumor0
Treatment of Pediatric Sternotomy Wound Complications: A Minimally Invasive Approach0
Floating conduit in large false aneurysm: A rare complication of aortic root replacement with mechanical conduit0
Impact of Preprocedural Aortic Regurgitation in Patients with Paravalvular Leakage after TAVI0
Is there evidence of “Aortic Dissections Weather”?0
Impact of re-exploration for bleeding or tamponade on outcome after cardiac surgery0
Acoustic spectral analysis: a new method for thrombus detection in the HeartWare HVAD pump0
Aortic Root Replacement with Decellularized Aortic Valve Allografts: 10 Years of Experience of a Pioneer Series0
Early Aortic Growth in Acute Type B Aortic Dissection0
Über die klinische Symptomatologie und Therapie der Sanduhrgeschwülste0
Prior cardiac surgery does not impair surgical outcomes following transapical aortic valve implantation0
A New Mechanism of Unilateral Motor Evoked and Somatosensory Evoked Potential Decrease or Loss during Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair0
Improvement of myocardial contractility by trifluoperazine, a calmodulin antagonist, after acute long term cold storage0
Elective Lung Resections in the Elderly: Where Do We Draw the Line?0
Three Different Devices for Transapical Mitral Valve-in-valve, Valve-in-ring and Valve-in-native Ring Implantation: Technical Considerations and Update on Clinical Outcomes0
Recruitment of endothelial progenitor cells and functional improvement in chronic hind limb ischemia by extracorporeal shock wave therapy in rats0
Impact of Delayed Sternal Closure on Wound Infections following Paediatric Cardiac Surgery0
Die Bronchusplastik in der Chirurgie der Bronchialtumoren0
Extended adherence of heart transplant patients – single-center study HDZ-NRW0
Short interfering RNA- mediated suppression of specific tumor proteins results in a reduced viability of malignant pleuramesothelioma cell lines0
Isolierte Ruptur der Vena cava inferior zwischen Zwerchfell und Leber, eine seltene Folge nach stumpfem Thoraxtrauma0
The Centrimag support system – experiences with 227 implantations in adults0
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation in Patients with Concomitant Mitral Valve Stenosis: Hemodynamic Considerations and Clinical Outcomes0
Tricuspid valve surgery beating heart or with cross clamp - is there a difference?0
The surgical Cox Maze III procedure for the treatment of atrial fibrillation: Results from continuously monitored patients0
Transient Transcatheter Balloon Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale Following Surgical Repair of Critical Pulmonary Stenosis0
Costimulation Blockade with CD40mAb in (Life-Supporting) Heterotopic and Orthotopic Cardiac Xenotransplantation of GalT-KO/hCD46/hTM Transgenic Pig Hearts in a Pig-to-Baboon Model0
Cardioprotection by cord blood mesenchymal stem cells through activation of Akt, ERK and STAT3 signaling0
Mediastino-Pericarditis externa, verursacht durch Paraffin (Paraffinose des Mediastinums)0
Clopidogrel preserves microvascular integrity in orthotopic tracheal transplants affected by obliterative bronchiolitis0
Praktische Erfahrungen mit Procain-Magnesium-Aspartat in der offenen Herzchirurgie0
Gender differences in secretion of adipokines off pump coronary bypass surgery (OPCAB)0
An atrial-aortic malpuncture during routine transseptal cardiac catheterization required emergency cardiac operation: A case report0
Outcome after aortic valve replacement - comparison of homografts versus mechanical prostheses0
Microbubble Activity in Miniaturized and Conventional Extracorporeal Circulation in Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery0
Myocardial Expression of Neuregulin-1 and Its Receptor ErbB4 in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure0
Bestimmung der Wiederbelebungszeit des Herzens mit Sofortsuffizienz im Tierversuch1, 20
Small Molecule Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Nintedanib Reduces Development of Transplant Vasculopathy in a Murine Aortic Transplantation Model0
Defining algorithms for efficient therapeutic drug monitoring of mycophenolic acid in heart transplant recipients0
How do cardiomyocytes sense stretch? Effects of cyclic mechanical stretch on cardiomyocyte cellular organization0
Early and mid-term results of cryo-ablation for atrial fibrillation (AF) in minimally-invasive mitral valve surgery0
High resolution CT Imaging: optimized and anatomy-specific planning prior to homograft replacement of an infected Dacron prosthesis0
The efficacy of Landiolol on perioperative outcome in pediatric cardiac surgery0
Rescue of Suppressed Mitochondrial Superoxide Alleviates Vascular Restenosis0
Combined Heart and Lung Transplantation - A Retrospective Analysis of 27 Years at the Klinikum Grosshadern0
An Editorial on Editorials0
Kreislaufüberwachungsgerät mit stark eingeschränkter Störanfälligkeit0
Spread through Air Spaces (STAS) in Solitary Pulmonary Metastases from Colorectal Cancer (CRC)0
Dynamic Electrocardiographic Changes in Non-Loaded Heterotopically Transplanted Rat Hearts0
Parabiotische Perfusion zur Beurteilung der Reanimabilität und zur Vitalerhaltung von Kadaverherzen*0
Laser extraction of pacemaker and implanted defibrillator leads0
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in fully awake patients as bridge to lung transplantation0
Human cord blood cells attenuate post-infarct remodelling processes in NOD/scid-mice0
Time on assist device predicts intermediate outcome after heart transplantation0
Standardization of Outcome Parameters in Clinical Trials on Ventricular Assist Devices: A Systematic Review for the Development of a Core Outcome Set0
3-Dimensional imaging in the congenital catheterization laboratory: improved diagnostic accuracy by C-arm-based rotational angiography (3D-RA)0
Selective upregulation of the β1-adrenergic receptor, dephosphorylation of troponin I and influence of β-blocking medication in patients suffering from terminal heart failure and supported by ventricu0
Ten-year single-center experience with the St. Jude medical cardiac valve prosthesis0
Concomitant Surgical Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Significant Atrial Dilation > 55 mm. Worth the Effort?0
Early Detection of Patients at Risk for Laparotomy by Serum Markers0
Veno-arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in acute heart failure following septic shock0
Supra-aortic transposition for combined vascular and endovascular repair of aortic arch pathology0
The influence of diabetes mellitus on transit-time flow measurement in coronary artery bypass surgery0
Repair of anomalous left coronary artery (LCA) from right pulmonary artery (RPA)0
Sepsis bei infiziertem Schrittmachersystem: Entfernung der endokardialen Sonde mit Hilfe der extrakorporalen Zirkulation0
Risk factors for new postoperative neurological disorders in patients with acute aortic dissection type A - data from the German Registry for Acute Aortic Dissection type A (GERAADA)0
The Early Benefit of Intra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation in Patients with Limited Pulse Pressure during Extracorporeal Life Support for Post-Cardiotomy Cardiogenic Shock0
Rygg-Kyvsgaards Herz-Lungenmaschine, Typ III0
Das Schicksal der inoperablen Bronchialcarcinome – ein Beitrag zur Beurteilung konservativer Behandlungsmethoden0
In-vivo testing of decellularized xenogenic heart valves matrices on a juvenile sheep model0
Postoperative noninvasive assessment of pulmonary vascular resistance using doppler echocardiography0
Both the Genetic Predisposition for Exercise Capacity and Exercise Training Affect Recovery of Cardiac Function after Ischemia0
Pulsatile bioreactor seeding of a tissue-engineered heart valve0
Computer Assisted Ventricular Surgery (CAVE): a Novel Tool to Improve Outcome of Ventricular Restoration Surgery0
Methodik und Ergebnisse der endovasalen retro- und orthograden Embolektomie0
Staged Surgical Repair of Truncus Arteriosus Communis in Critically Ill Neonates with Complex Congenital Malformations0
Virtual 3D Simulation of Transcatheter Mitral Valve-in-valve Procedures using Innovative Imaging Modalities0
Negative pressure therapy – How many dressing changes are enough?0
Bilateral lower lobe lung transplantation - an alternative technique for small patients0
In vivo implantation of a functional tissue engineered stentless pulmonary valve using bone-marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells and circulating endothelial progenitor cells0
Late results of different treatment strategies of the aortic root in acute aortic dissection type A0
Prone Positioning in Cardiac Surgery: For Many, But Not for Everyone0
Long-Term Results after Surgical Repair of Atrioventricular Septal Defect0
Time to Rethink about Prophylactic Aortic Root Surgery in Patients with Marfan's Syndrome0
Cost-profit-accounting based on a clinical pathway for CABG: A practical tool for DRG-implementation0
Change of indicational spectrum for laser lead extraction of infected or dysfunctional pacemaker or ICD leads in a single center: experiences in 235 consecutive patients0
Simultaneous aortic valve replacement in left ventricular assist device recipients: Single-center experience0
The Munich Grosshadern team approach for transcatheter aortic valve implantation: primary and redo procudures0
Does selective cerebral perfusion have an impact on early mortality in patients with complex aortic disease?0
Is Surgical Therapy of Pulmonary Metastases from Malignant Melanoma Feasible?0
Systematic pathway-analysis of kinesin protein family (KIF) using genome-wide SNP data in patients with myocardial infarction: Genetic variation in KIFC3 gene associates with myocardial infarction0
Ischemia-modified Albumin in coronary bypass surgery - a supersensitive marker for myocardial injury0
The Bridge Occlusion Balloon as a Safety Net in High-Risk Transvenous Lead Extraction Procedures: A Novel Approach0
Funktionsuntersuchungen nach Kardia-Ösophagus-Resektion zur Frage der postoperativen Resorptionsstörungen und Refluxösophagitis0
3-years follow-up after radiofrequency ablation with three different devices0
Histology of a Degenerated Tissue Engineered Pulmonary Valve 10 Years after Ross Procedure0
Superiority of Closure Devices over Conventional Sutures in Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC)0
Late Complications of Major Thoracic Surgery0
Impact of interventional MitraClip therapy on secondary mitral valve surgery0
Force and Histochemical Changes in Rabbit Pectoral Muscle Induced by Chronic Electrical Stimulation for Use in Cardiac Assistance0
Distal stenosis and proximal dilatation: explantation of a Contegra® RV-PA conduit with subsequent pulmonary homograft implantation – Operative video0
Clinical outcome of 955 patients treated with different lead concepts for left ventricular/CRT pacing in 5 years follow-up0
Human tissue-engineered heart valves based on umbilical cord blood cells0
Klinische Erfahrungen mit der Käfig-Elektrode EMT 588 K. Reizschwelle — Stromverbrauch — postoperative Komplikationen0
INCOR® INVASTOP - Reduction of Driveline Infection Rate: Observational Prospective Study of Silicone at the Driveline Exit Site0
Is combination of aortic valve replacement with replacement of the supracoronary ascending aorta sufficient for treatment of combined aortic and valvular pathologies in case of maintained sinutubular 0
A novel all-in-one bioreactor for vascular tissue engineering0
Complete Intercostal Artery Reimplantation Using a Method of Aneurysmoplasty0
Subtotal pericardiectomy in patients with constrictive pericarditis with and without extracorporeal circulation: a 15 years follow-up0
Early Donor Specific Antibodies after Lung Transplantation Correlate with a Distinct Cellular Immune Phenotype in Peripheral Blood0
Coronary stenting before CABG surgery does not increase the perioperative risk0
One Year Clinical Outcome and Biomarker Levels after Randomized Comparison of Two Supraannular Pericardial Aortic Xenografts0
Akutes haemorrhagisches Syndrom mit letalem Ausgang in der Lungenchirurgie0
ELEctrophysiological coupling OF skeletal myoblast based engineered tissue constructs IN VIVO0
Benefits of Ultra-Fast-Track Anesthesia in Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation: Propensity Score Matched Analysis0
Addition of vardenafil into storage solution protects the endothelium in a hypoxia- reoxygenation model0
Site-specific positioning of magnetic nanoparticle (MNP) loaded progenitors improves survival of the grafted cells and long-term myocardial function upon myocardial infarction0
The Temporal Atrial Fibrillation Pattern during the Blanking Period after Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Is Associated with Later AF Recurrence0
Percutaneous Unloading of the Left Ventricle during Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Cardiogenic Shock - Ongoing Experience from a High-volume Centre0
Minimally-invasive implantation of sutureless aortic valve prosthesis0
Anticardiac antibodies and viral persistence in pericardial effusion of patients with pericarditis0
Repair of aortic coarctation combined with other cardiac surgeries in adults0
Low BIS (bispectral index) values correlate with prolonged coma and low GCS (Glasgow coma scale) after cardio thoracic surgery0
Successful surgical treatment of permanent atrial fibrillation is associated with an improved patients survival0
Prediction of Survival and Quality of Life in Out-of-center Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation0
Die chirurgische Behandlung des diffusen Ösophagospasmus0
Postoperative extra-corporeal mechanical support in neonates and infants. Impact of residual lesions on outcome0
Evaluation of Circulating Exosomes as a Potential Biomarker in the Setting of Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement0
Implantable biventricular assist device for destination therapy0
Risk factors for mortality in surgically treated infective endocarditis0
Sternotomy-Free Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery as a Single, Double, or Triple Valve Procedure0
Applanation tonometry for Marfan syndrome: a novel tool to improve timing of prophylactic aortic root operations?0
Preoperative risk factors of surgery for post-infarction ventricular septal defect: a review of 57 cases0
Phospholipases C and D in pressure-overload hypertrophy signaling pathway0
Trace to mild Paravalvular Regurgitation after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI): A multivariante analysis0
Cytokine Expression in Humanized Mice Reflects Development of Primary Graft Dysfunction in Lung Transplant Recipients0
Intravascular transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells leads to embolism in SCID mouse0
Mortality and Neurological Complications after Direct True Lumen Cannulation in Patients with Acute Stanford Type A Dissection0
Is Leaflet Fluttering of Biological Aortic Valve Substitutes during Systole a Desired Effect or a Hemodynamic Problem?0
Facilitated anastomosis using a reverse thermo-sensitive polymer for temporary coronary occlusion in minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB) surgery0
Coagulation Diseases — a Challenge for Patient, Cardiac Surgeon and the Economy of the Hospital: A Single Center Experience with ITP - Patients0
Mechanical unloading of the rat heart involves marked changes in the protein kinase-phosphatase balance0
The immunosuppressant FK778 prevents adhesion molecule upregulation and inhibits endothelium-lymphocyte interaction in vitro0
Impact of Myocardial Preservation Technique in High Risk Complex Ischemic Mitral Valve Surgery: From Experience to Evidence0
David reimplantation after Ross operation0
Endovascular stent-graft placement of aneurysms involving the descending aorta originating from chronic type B dissections0
Real-time 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography: improved localisation and spatial orientation of mitral valve prolaps0
Bestimmung der Erythrozytenüberlebenszeiten nach Anwendung der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Cellular Priming of Full-size Vascularized Cardiac Tissue Scaffolds0
Concomitant surgical atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation and Event-Recorder (ER) implantation. Better monitoring – better outcome?0
Sternal fixation using new synthetic cable ties implants (Zip-Fix® System)0
RAGE influences the development of aortic valve stenosis in mice on a high fat diet0
Aortic valve replacement in elderly patients: are octogenariens automatically high risk patients?0
Prediction of outcome after left ventricular assist device implantation: Relevance of the Lietz score for continuous flow devices0
LVAD Implantation in a patient with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries0
Sternal fistula after median sternotomy – surgical treatment in 34 cases0
Emergency ECMO implantation at peripheral hospitals with subsequent patient transport to the tertiary care center0
Long-term comparison of tacrolimus versus cyclosporine in combination with mycophenolate mofetil after heart transplantation - ten year results of a prospective randomized trial0
Surgical Treatment of Cavernous and Fibrous-Cavernous TB in Children0
Vitamin-status in High-risk Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Single Centre Analysis0
Die Ursachen des akuten Nierenversagens nach Herz-Lungen-Maschinen-Operationen0
Catheter-based aortic valve replacement using the repositionable and retrievable direct flow device0
Coated or implanted polyurethane foil, which kind of modification leads to a better biocompatibility?0
Present State of Operative Management of Thymectomy0
Apical, biventricular cannulation provides superior hemodynamics in patients treated with the Thoratec paracorporeal BVAD0
Individual adapted platelet aggregation therapy in Heartware® patients – durable clopidogrel, acetylsalicylic acid or ticagrelor application0
Mikroembolien während extrakorporaler Zirkulation und der Gebrauch von Dacronwolle-Filtern0
Feasibility of a custom made retrieval modification in minimally invasive transapical aortic valve implantation0
Rezidive nach operativem Verschluß von Ventrikelseptumdefekten0
Concepts for Regional Referral Cardiac Centers in Sub-Saharan Africa0
Which critical hemodynamic patients should be considered for VAD implantation?0
Hypothermic circulatory arrest and retrograde cerebral perfusion for aortic arch surgery after dissection: learning from the past, defining the future0
Untersuchungen der Blutgerinnungsveränderungen während und nach Operationen mit Hilfe der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Views from Cardiac Anesthesia0
Delayed sternal closure after cardiac operations in a pediatric population – risk factors0
The Therapy of Acute Myocardial Infarction: Current State of the Art0
Traumatische Hämolyse verschiedener Herz-Lungen-Maschinen und Oxygenatorentypen*0
Central Anastomoses: Analysis of Operative Revascularization Techniques in Multi-Vessel Disease0
Acute gastrointestinal bleeding due to oesophageal varices: An unusual case of a thoracic spleen0
Postoperative Wound Complications in Cardiac Surgery: What Exactly Are We Reporting (or Not Reporting)?0
Veno-venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome0
Perioperative (N)STEMI after Cardiac Surgery: Differences in Decision Making for Intervention0
Dose-dependent improvement in hemodynamic function after BNP administration during cardiac surgery: animal model0
Back to Fetal Physiology - An Option for the Palliation of Severe Postcapillary Pulmonary Hypertension in Shone´s Complex?0
Ticagrelor Compared with Aspirin Alone in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Undergoing Isolated Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting0
Staged procedure for deep sternal wound infection: Effective combination of different surgical strategies0
Aortic regurgitation after TAVI using first and second-generation transcatheter heart valves0
More Severe Development of Experimental Pulmonary Artery Hypertension in Male Rats Exposed to Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor Blockade0
Dysfunction following myocardial infarction is attenuated by implantation of myoblast-based polyurethane patches0
Predictive and Competing Risk Modeling: Risk Factors for Interstage Mortality between Norwood I Procedure and Total Cavopulmonary Anastomosis in Children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome0
Less Invasive LVAD Surgery in Cardiogenic Shock0
Off-pump implantation of left ventricular assist device under extracorporeal life support in patients suffering from heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II0
No-React® Injectable BioPulmonic™ Valves Re-evaluated: Discouraging Follow-up Results0
Use of Serum Neuron-Specific Enolase Level to Predict Adverse Neurologic Outcomes after Aortic Surgery0
Long-term results after surgery for single- and multi-valve active infective endocarditis0
Untersuchungen zur Bakteriologie und Histopathologie der kleinen tuberkulösen Lungenherde *0
Mortality reduction with IABP prior to CABG in emergency patients with shock0
Caspase-3 related vascular smooth muscle cell apoptosis in convex versus concave site of bicuspid aortic valve ascending aortic aneurysm0
Modified Urschel Maneuver for the Surgical Management of Subacute and Chronic Traumatic Esophageal Ruptures0
Implementation of transapical aortic valve implantation in Germany: A multiinstitutional analysis0
Prevention of poststernotomy wound infections in obese patients by negative pressure wound therapy0
Inhibition of G-protein coupled receptor kinase-2 protects from myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury via an anti-apoptotic effect0
Apolipoprotein E polymorphism is not linked with renal failure after cardiopulmonary bypass0
Outcome of Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients with an LVAD0
Schweres Thoraxtrauma mit Trachea- und Bronchusverletzung als Folge eines Reitunfalles. Zugleich ein Fall erfolgreich behandelten Herzstillstandes bei Bronchographie.0
Complex Aortic Arch Repair Can Be Performed with Good Outcome in Septuagenarians0
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair versus Replacement for Mitral Valve Regurgitation0
Outcome of Valve-sparing vs Bentall Procedure in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection0
Die Membranstenosen des Oesophagus0
Levosimendan Reduces Mortality and Postoperative Acute Kidney Injury in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery Patients: A Meta-analysis of 3,130 Patients0
1000 heart transplantations in 6 different eras of innovation at a single center0
Über die intrapulmonalen und mediastinalen Ausbreitungswege des Bronchialkarzinoms0
Komplikationen bei der Mediastinoskopie — eine Möglichkeit der Sofortbehandlung0
Mitral valve repair for severe mitral regurgitation using either semi-rigid or flexible ring annuloplasty devices – are devices comparable?0
Serial application of the Cardiac Surgery Score (CASUS) to cardiac surgical patients0
Does T-graft anastomosis influence outcome in off and on pump bypass surgery?0
Early experience with a novel stentless porcine aortic valved conduit0
Galen: The First Cardiac Surgeon?0
Mitochondrial Myopathy in a heart transplant recipient: A case report0
Molecular Adsorbent Recirculating System Technique for Liver Failure due to Cardiogenic Shock0
Which procedure first in multilevel aortic disease? A case of stent-graft associated type-A dissection and abdominal aneurysm rupture0
Metformin Averts High Fat Diet-Induced Insulin Resistance and Protects Mitochondrial Function0
Outcome of size disparity of transplanted hearts on cardiac growth in infants and children0
Assessment of changes of regional blood flow in hyperacutely rejected hDAF transgenic and non-transgenic pig hearts by means of fluorescent microspheres0
Role of preoperative laboratory values in predicting mortality after elective CABG: a single center report including 6,436 patients0
One year results after left atrial appendage clip occlusion0
Supracoronary aortic replacement for acute type A aortic dissection: A risk-factor for developing a late aortic root aneurysm?0
Friedrich Mohr from the Cardiologist's View: A Visionary Leader in Cardiac Medicine0
Influence of pulsatile and non-pulsatile perfusion on kidney function0
Aortic coarctation in adults - a single center 15-years-experience with anatomic and extraanatomic repair0
Modification of experimental vein grafts by homologous transplantation of skeletal myoblasts0
Validity of clinical EuroScoring - readjustment of EuroScore by autopsy examination0
Mid-term Results of Aortic Arch Reconstruction at 121 Comprehensive Stage II Procedure after Hybrid Palliation for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome0
The Value of Procalcitonin (PCT) and Other Biomarkers for Identifying Infectious Processes in Cardiac Surgery ICU Patients0
Isolated RVAD implantation - first results from the EUROMACS registry0
Pretreatment with donor alloantigen and anti-CD4-antibody 28 days befor lung transplantation leads to immunization rather than tolerance in miniature pigs0
Is there a difference in circulatory inflammatory response between on- versus off pump cardiac surgery?0
Prevention of sternal complications after cardiac surgery with the Posthorax® support vest: Performance and patient compliance in clinical „real life“0
Bronchogenes granuläres Neurom mit syntopischem Plattenepithelkarzinom0
Mitralinsuffizienz infolge bakteriell-endokarditisch verursachter Segelperforationen0
Clinical and echocardiographic impact of Trifecta™ aortic bioprosthesis: an initial single-centre experience0
First clinical results of the novel Heartmate II pocket controller0
IABP before cardiac surgery: clinical benefit compared to intraoperative implantation0
Human Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs) from Adult Thymus Propagated in Pooled Human Platelet Lysate as Potential Cell Source for Sternal Wound Healing0
Do Obese Patients without Cardiac History Show Worse Outcome after Pulmonary Artery Thrombectomy than Normal Weighted Patients?0
Spätergebnisse nach Mitralklappenersatz unter Verwendung des „Low-Profile”-Modells von Starr-Edwards0
Supravalvuläre Aortenstenose mit multiplen Aortenaneurysmen: Korrektur durch Ersatz der Aorta ascendens und des Aortenbogens0
Complex reconstruction of left anterior descending: Clinical midterm and long term results0
Spirometrische Untersuchung nach Lungenresektionen wegen Tuberkulose unter Berücksichtigung der zeitbedingten Erholungsfähigkeit der Ventilation0
Anticoagulation In TAVI-Patients - Do We Need Dual Platelet Therapy?0
Retrograde autologous priming (RAP) as a safe and easy method to reduce haemodilution and transfusion requirements during cardiac surgery - Comparison between RAP, standard and Miniaturised Extracorpo0
Surgical therapy of thoracic aortic aneurysm and type a aortic dissection: seventeen years' experience in 892 patients0
Mechanisms behind local immunosuppression using inhaled tacrolimus in preclinical models of lung transplantation0
Linking obesity to plaque progression – can the multifunctional adipokine Nampt promote detrimental persistence of macrophages in atherosclerotic lesions?0
Recurrence of an Embryonic Nkx2.5 Enhancer Positive Cardiac Cell Population after Myocardial Infarction in the Adult Mouse Heart: A Cell Source for Cardiac Regeneration?0
Aortic Valve Replacement - Surgical, Transfemoral, Transapical - I can do them All, but should I?0
Generation of Hypoimmunogenic Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells for Allogeneic Cell and Tissue Transplantation0
Indikationen und Ergebnisse der Pulmonal-Arterien-Drosselung0
Impact of Cytokine Removal during Cardiopulmonary Bypass with CytoSorb®0
Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique: Early Clinical Experience with Bridge-Stenting of the Anastomoses to the Supraaortic Branch Vessels0
Usage of Older Organs for Heart Transplantation as an Option to Expand Donor Pool0
Vitamin D Metabolites and Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device Implants: Association with Stroke and Mortality Risk0
Functional Impact of miRNA Signaling on Atrial Remodeling during Atrial Fibrillation in Human Cardiofibroblasts0
Bispectral index-guided titration of sevoflurane during on-pump cardiac surgery reduces sevoflurane plasma concentration and vasopressor requirements0
Single patch repair of complete atrioventricular septal defect in neonates within the first three months of age suffering from therapy refractory heart failure. Is it feasible?0
Der „umgekehrte” Botalli-Shunt0
Aortic valve replacement for active endocarditis: early outcome after implantation of the stentless Sorin Freedom Solo bioprosthesis0
Über die Verwendungsmöglichkeit des Wasserstoffperoxyd für die künstliche Oxygenierung bei extracorporalem Kreislauf0
Thoracic stent implantation after previous abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery0
Early biventricular correction of hypoplastic left heart complex in infants0
Blood supply of the sternum and its importance in the internal thoracic artery harvesting0
Aortic arch repair: „To beat or not To beat?“– clinical validation of a new surgical method0
Der isolierte Rundherd in der Lunge0
Long term experience with cryopreserved homograft in aortic and pulmonary position0
Bicuspid Aortic Valve-Sparing Root Surgery: What Is the Fate of Residual Aortic Regurgitation?0
Safety of Argatroban in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury and renal replacement therapy after cardiac surgery0
Abscess forming native valve endocarditis a single center experience0
Using rotation thromboelastometry to analyse coagulation disturbances in congenital heart surgery0
Translational models: A humanized model to study the development of intimal hyperplasia after stenting0
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement for bicuspid aortic valve disease – which is the best-suitable valve configuration?0
Bretschneider's cardioplegia for complex cardiac procedures with long cross-clamping times - an analysis of outcome0
Contractile performance of right ventricular myocardium of 34 patients transplanted for ischemic cardiomyopathy0
GWAS Analysis Reveals Previously Unknown Genomic Variants Associated with Different Subgroups of Congenital Heart Disease0
Cardiac Surgery Score (CASUS) for Outcome Prediction in Patients Treated with Extra Corporal Life Support (ECLS)0
Information and Technology Based Therapeutic Remote Monitoring of Patient after Assist Device Implantation: A Conceptual Study and Preliminary Results0
Komplikationen bei der Schrittmacherimplantation0
Transapical aortic valve implantation at two years0
Supra-aortic transposition prior to endovascular stent implantation in the treatment of aortic arch pathologies0
Feasability of a valveless RV-PA connection in primary repair of common arterial trunk0
Comparison of postoperative outcomes between emergently bypassed patients without preoperatively implanted stents, with preoperatively implanted bare metal stents (BMS) and with preoperatively implant0
The Era Effect on Pediatric Lung Transplantation Outcomes0
The regulation of mitochondrial biogenesis in pathological hypertrophy - a role for Akt?0
Der Obturator-Bypass0
Guest Reviewers for The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon0
Impact of a Two-Filter Cerebral Embolic Protection Device on the Complexity and Risk of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement0
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support after heart- or lungtransplantation0
Transposition der großen Arterien: Möglichkeiten und Problematik der chirurgischen Behandlung*0
A novel approach for perioperative extracorporeal life support implantation0
Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Affects the Thioredoxin System in the Human Myocardium0
Attenuation of Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion Reaction by RNAse1 Treatment0
Histopathologic evaluation of the intraoperative specimens of the entire aorta0
Increased pulmonary vascular resistance and low cardiac output after Fontan circulation is reversed by mechanical support0
The Overall Concept of Bridging to Transplantation by an Ventricular Assist Device in Comparison to Bridging by Conservative Treatment - Results Using the United Network for Organ Sharing Database0
Hydroxyethyl Starch Influences Biochemical Markers of Renal Damage and of Inflammation after Multivessel Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting - A Subgroup Analysis0
Intramural hematoma or aortic dissection?0
Underestimated: Erectile dysfunction in patients with ascending aortic disease0
Scaffold-based transplantation of Akt1-overexpressing stem cells: functional regeneration is associated with neoangiogenesis and reduced infarction size0
Patients on Heart Transplant List with “High-Urgency” Status Develop Major Adverse Events Due to Prolonged Waiting Time0
The impact of the Ca-binding protein S100A1 in muscular cardiac assist0
Investigation of graft endothelial dysfunction after cold storage and warm reperfusion injury in a rat model of aortic transplantation0
Different dialysis techniques have no influence on outcome in patients who develop dialysis dependent renal failure following cardiac surgery0
Comparison of Clinical Outcomes in Patients with INTERMACS Level 1 and 2 Receiving Short-term or Long-term Circulatory Support0
Gender Differences in Surgical Patients Suffering from Active Infective Endocarditis (AIE)0
The Ring-Noose-String Technique for Subvalvular Repair Stabilization in Patients with Functional Mitral Regurgitation0
‘;Unacceptable’ Human Leukocyte Antigens in Lung Re-transplantation0
Eine Herz-Lungen-Maschine für Ratten als experimentelles Modell der extrakorporalen Zirkulation0
Independent Associations of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D with Postoperative Infections in Cardiac Surgical Patients0
Percutaneous mitral valve repair for high-surgical-risk patients using the MitraClip system: Large single-center experience in over 165 patients0
Minimally invasive resection of atrial myxoma - The Innsbruck experience0
Risk factors associated with adverse outcome following extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support: Analysis from 200 consecutive patients0
Erfahrungen mit Reresektionen wegen Lungentuberkulose*0
Letter from the Editor0
Initial Experience in Robot-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (RATS) at a University Center0
Über die Durchströmung künstlicher Herzklappen0
Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement by J-Sternotomy0
Shock wave treatment induces angiogenesis in ischemic heart failure in rats0
Procedural Outcome of Patients with Bicuspid Aortic Valves Undergoing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
Is a renaissance of the suction- irrigation drainage justified?0
Scattered endothelial cells in engineered heart tissue reassemble and form a dense capillary-like network0
Successful midterm results of aortic valve repair in patients with typ A aortic dissection using the David-technique0
Transvenous pacemaker and ICD lead extractions using a staged approach0
Magnetic resonance imaging and PV loop analysis for cardiac evaluation in small mice. A comparative analysis0
Integration of a new engineered heart tissue into rat hearts in vivo0
Experience of Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma Surgical Treatment0
Leukocyte-Endothelium Interactions in both naïve and adult endothelial cells: influence of ATG0
De-novo calcineurininhibitor-free immunosuppression with sirolimus, mycophenolate Mofetil and ATG after heart transplantation: 5-year results0
Sizing strategy is a major determinant for postoperative pressure gradients in commonly implanted stented tissue valves0
No significant homing of IV injected mesenchymal stem cells in a murine model of myocardial infarction0
Risk factors for intra-operative defibrillation testshock failure in a multivariante analysis of 4572 consecutive patients0
Mitral Valve Repair Using Partial versus Complete Annuloplasty Rings0
Anomalous Left Coronary Artery from the Pulmonary Artery - Single Center Experience of Sixteen Years0
Micrornas in bicuspid aortic valve: a comparison between stenosis and insufficiency aortic valve0
Which possibilities in aortic surgery result from innovative methods in magnetic resonance imaging?0
Caloric restriction and CB1 blockade activate AMP-activated protein kinase and mediate cardio-protection in a model of premature cardiac senescence0
Invited Commentary0
Off-Pump aortic valve bypass using a novel prosthesis delivery system0
Bicuspid aortic valve sparing and staged hybrid treatment of the ascending and the descending aortic aneurysm after repair of the aortic coarctation0
Hemodynamic Behavior of Two 4th Generation Aortic Valve Bioprosthesis during Exercise0
Donor pretreatment using the aerosolized prostacyclin analogue Iloprost - is a second administration during reperfusion better to optimize postischemic function of non heart beating donor lungs?0
Coagulation and Inflammation Compared in Three Different Revascularization Strategies0
Zervikale lympho-venöse Anastomose bei unstillbarer Ösophagusvarizenblutung0
Comparison of the supraanular Perimount Magna bioprosthesis to the standard Perimount aortic valve prosthesis: a case-control study0
Rezidivierende Hämoptoe über 5 Jahre. Folge einer Gallensteinaspiration0
Percutaneous pulmonary valve replacement: CD133+ tissue-engineered valved stent implantation0
Risk stratification in octogenarians undergoing aortic valve replacement0
Extracorporeal lung support in war-related lung injury0
Long-term Survival and Reoperation Rates after Surgical Therapy of Acute Type a Aortic Dissection: What can be Improved?0
Intra-myocardial transplantation of human adipose tissue derived marrow stromal cell based three dimensional microtissues into the porcine heart0
Sternal augmentation plasty utilizing homologous bone tissue after Fontan operation0
Advanced heart failure managed with new generation of non-pulsatile ventricular assist device0
Minimally invasive repair of atrial septal defect - Introducing a new surgical technique into clinical routine0
Catheter Ablation in Asymptomatic Pediatric WPW Patients: Results from a Large Multicenter Study0
Delayed surgical therapy in patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis - risk factor or not?0
The proton pump inhibitor pantoprazole impairs contractility of human and rabbit myocardium0
The spectrum of syndromes and manifestations in individuals screened for suspected Marfan Syndrome0
Modeling Congenital Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathies with iPS Cell-based 3-Dimensional Bioartificial Cardiac Tissue0
T Cell-Mediated Expression of S100A4 Is Associated with Cartilage Disruption in Transplanted Bronchi0
Valve-sparing aortic root replacement using a tube graft: no evidence of systolic cusp-prosthesis contact0
Are donor hearts from patients with acute pulmonary embolism acceptable for heart transplantation?0
Stand alone intramyocardial AC133+ stem cell transplantation in no option patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy0
Re: “Two Minds with but a Single Thought …”0
Tissue engineered conduits for aortocoronary bypass grafting: midterm patency rates0
Change in the Editorship0
βARKct gene delivery reverses atrophic gene regulation and enhances β-adrenergic response in the unloaded heart0
Severe multiple valve insufficiency necessitating reoperation 6 month after TAVI (Corevalve®)0
Giant remnant of fetal circulation leading to cyanosis: Pseudo-cor triatriatum dexter0
Quality of life after transcatheter aortic valve implantation in high-risk elderly patients0
A preoperative clinical risk score to predict mortality post-LVAD implantation0
Left Ventricular Apex-to-Descending-Aorta Implantation of Continuous Flow Assist Devices: Technique, Patient Selection and Outcome0
Bernoulli in the Operating Room: From the Perspective of a Cardiac Surgeon0
Two Cases of Valve Surgery through Right Anterior Minithoracotomy in Presence of Severe Postmastectomy Irradiation Sternal Damage0
Development of a hybrid technique for closure of muscular ventricular septal defects0
Septic cardiomyopathy: Evidence for an impaired Frank-Starling mechanism (FSM) in acute endocarditis?0
Increased dynamic stiffness of extracardial vessels in left main stem coronary artery disease0
Non-invasive in vivo high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging of vessels affected by transplant arteriosclerosis in an experimental mouse aortic transplantation model: Is morphometric analysis redun0
Transcranial doppler sound for detection of cerebral embolism during transapical aortic valve implantation0
The Way to Man's Heart Is through the Stomach0
The Effects of Kidney Graftectomy on the Tolerance Induced by Heart-Kidney Cotransplantation in Miniature Swine Depends on the MHC Barrier Crossed0
Miniaturized cardiopulmonary bypass versus conventional extracorporeal circulation: Behaviour of the organspecific pO2 and pCO2 metabolism0
The Lower End Sternal Split (LESS) Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass (MIDCAB) approach: A safe and less invasive option for beating heart revascularization – long-term-results0
Der Sauerstoffpartialdruck des arteriellen Blutes bei chirurgischen Lungenerkrankungen1)0
Levosimendan vs. Dobutamine in Patients with Severe Reduced Left-ventricular Function Undergoing Off-pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery0
The impact of limited anterior thoracotomy incisions in lung transplantation surgery0
Effect of „physiological“ pulsatile perfusion on renal blood flow during cardiopulmonary bypass0
Chronic augmentation of the parasympathetic tone to the atrioventricular node0
Stroke in Surgical Post-MAZE-Patients: Freedom from Ischemic and Bleeding Complications in an All Comers Study over 24 Months Post MAZE0
Serious complications following endovascular treatment of thoracic aortic disease -10 years experience0
Beeinflussung der Blutgase und des Säure-Basen-Gleichgewichtes bei Blutstromkühlung unter 20° Rektaltemperatur im Experiment10
Trifecta vs. Mitroflow: Superior hemodynamics despite equal design0
The Postoperative Transition Syndrome - Prospective Analysis of Independent Predictors in 499 Patients0
Interventional care of a rare thoracic aortic aneurysm through a retroperitoneal approach0
TAVI in routine use: Implication for patients with aortic stenosis0
Risk factors for systemic ventricular failure 27 years after the senning operation - a single-center experience in 335 patients0
Urgent stent graft treatment of the thoracic aorta. Do midterm clinical outcomes fulfil what early outcomes promised?0
A hidden guide wire after coronary angiography- four years lost in the body0
Residual alpha-gal epitope content and elasticity of crosslinked vs. decellularized bovine pericardium0
Once Daily Tacrolimus in the De-Novo prophylaxis of transplant rejection after orthotopic heart transplantation0
Genome-wide association study reveals possible candidate genes in patients undergoing elective CABG v0
Emergency coronary artery bypass surgery in the era of the FITT-STEMI project0
Impact of oxygen concentrations on engineered heart tissue development0
Creation of an acute tricuspid regurgitation and tricuspid annular dilatation using cardioport imaging technique in an animal model0
Cardiomyocyte dedifferentiation - A (mal)adaptive response to hypoxia0
Restoration of sinus rhythm vs. recovery of atrial contraction: results of intermediate follow-up after modified maze procedure with high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)0
Heart rhythm monitoring over one year following cardiac surgery in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation: a mono centric prospective case study0
Aortic valve-sparing reimplantation technique (David-procedure) in different pathologies: Long-term clinical and echocardiographic follow-up in 170 patients. A single-center experience0
Single center experience and lessons learned from 472 consecutive patients undergoing various types aortic valve repair procedures: A retrospective analysis0
Repair of calcified bicuspid aortic valve and ascending aorta0
Objective Identification of the Caudal Border of Station 1 for Lung Cancer Surgery0
Untersuchungen zur Abdichtung von Gefäßprothesenoberflächen mit und ohne Zusatz von Faktor XIII-Konzentrat0
Tricuspid valve surgery: A single center experience comprising 846 Patients0
Intrathoracic application of vacuum wound therapy following thoracic surgery0
Über das Paraffinölmediastinum0
Changes in morphometry and gene expression in saphenous vein graft endothelium exposed to an ex vivo arterial pressure environment0
Treatment of Native Calcific Mitral Stenosis using Commercially Available Transcatheter Heart Valves (THV): Results from the First German THV Mitral Stenosis Registry0
Modified BT shunt: A not-so-simple palliative operation0
Midterm Outcome of the Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair in Mitral Regurgitation0
Is chronic total coronary occlusion a risk factor for long term outcome after minimally invasive bypass grafting of the left anterior descending artery?0
Axillary artery cannulation provides balanced cerebral oxygenation0
Transapical aortic valve implantation: Clinical outcome during learning curve and beyond0
Effect of prior percutaneous coronary intervention on the results of coronary artery bypass grafting in the drug-eluting stent era0
Differential regulation of post-ischemic pulmonary inflammatory injury and endothelial function in response to hypoxic preconditioning0
Heart transplantation in patients with Marfan's syndrome0
A New Method to Replace the Left Ventricle with an Assist Device - 4-Dimensional Flow Visualization -0
Outcome of patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy undergoing mitral valve surgery combined with coronary artery bypass graft and additional procedures, a retrospective single-centre analysis of 475 con0
The alteration of cytokine concentration and the resulting progress of coronary artery calcification: a two-year Follow-Up study0
Neue Ansätze für die Therapie der Conduitstenose nach Pulmonalklappenersatz0
Minimally invasive mitral valve repair through right sided mini-thoracotomy can be feasible In patients with severe thorax deformities0
Biocompatibility profile of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device and the centrimag adult centrifugal pump0
Unloading the infarcted left ventricle treated with xenotransplanted human cord blood derived unrestricted somatic stem cells prevents scar formation with no sign of cellular rejection0
Pressure controlled vein graft flushing results in superior histological quality - a randomized trial0
Xenogeneic decellularized heart valve matrices in the sheep model: A histo-morphologic analysis of a nine-month follow up study0
Impact of gender on frequency of contrast-induced nephropathy following transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Eine Schere zur endobronchialen Fadendurchtrennung0
Chirurgische Probleme der transvenösen, intrakardialen Schrittmacherimplantation0
Mobilisation of endothelial progenitor cells in patients with acute ST elevation myocardial infarction undergoing direct percutaneous coronary intervention: Results from a matched-pair analysis0
Is the re-coarctation rate in neonatal arch enlargement related to the material used?0
Formalinfixierte Nabelvenenimplantate als Dialyseshunts – eine neue Methode des allogenen Gefäßersatzes0
Gender matched homograft tissues yield better survival after surgery0
Radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation (mini maze)0
Is low weight in congenital cardiac surgery still a risk factor?0
Hemodynamic performance of a new aortic valve bioprostheses (Trifecta; St. Jude Medical) at rest and exercise. A comparative study0
Cardiomyocyte-enriched human embryonic stem cells engraft in ischemic myocardium and support myocardial restoration0
Early Outcomes with the Single-Stage Combined Surgical and Endovascular Treatment of Complex Aortic Pathologies: The Arch Light Technique0
Personalized Treatment of Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis by Applying Individualized Biomarker Panels to Stratify Treatment Regimes0
Histologische Untersuchungen der Endokardkontaktstellen an intrakardial implantierten Schrittmacher-Elektroden0
Stand-alone Atrial Fibrillation Surgery by Totally Thoracoscopic Ablation: We are Good, but why aren't we better?0
The surgical results of emergent total arch replacement in acute type A aortic dissection using new technique0
Staged repair significantly reduces paraplegia rate after extensive thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair0
Facilitated distal coronary anastomosis in MIDCAB surgery0
Laser Lead Extraction: Comparison of Infected vs. Non-infected Leads0
Sinus Venosus Defect and Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection: Effect of Surgical Strategies on Sinus Node Function and Potential Obstruction of the Superior Vena Cava0
Renal artery revascularization in a patient with abdominal aortic coarctation using the Riolan anastomosis as feeding vessel0
Prognostic value of preoperative B-type natriuretic peptide in aortic valve replacement, mitral valve repair and mitral valve replacement0
Collagen analysis in aneurysmal ascending aorta obtained from patients with bicuspid aortic valve disease compared with tricuspid aortic valve aneurysm0
Favorable results in heart transplantation with prolonged ischemic times over 5 hours0
Institutional experience with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support for right ventricular failure after left ventricular assist device implantation0
Gastrointestinale Blutungen nach Herz-Operationen mit der Herz-Lungen-Maschine0
Endocarditis Prophylaxis(EP) in Congenital and Acquired Heart Diseases during Interventions in the Oropharynx: Knowledge in Dentists (Endocarditis Prophylaxis in Intervention in Oropharynx Study, EPIO0
Chronic total coronary occlusion is no risk factor for long term outcome after minimally invasive bypass grafting of the left anterior descending artery0
Risk factors for post-traumatic stress disorder after cardiac surgery0
In An Ideal World0
Letter from the Editor0
Mid-term results of a stentless porcine aortic bioprosthesis in a single center0
Ultrastructural Study on Acute Rejection of Canine Allograft Using Cyclosporin A0
Pericardial patch augmentation for incompetant bicuspid aortic valves at longterm0
Percutaneous pulmonary valve replacement: polyurethane valved stent implantation0
Über die Notwendigkeit eines druckstabilen Bruchpfortenverschlusses bei der operativen Beseitigung einer intrathorakalen Meningocele0
Flow map visualization across tissue engineered heart valve prostheses0
Transcatheter off-pump mitral valved stent implantation: Enhanced survival and decreased paravalvular leakages0
Cerebral air microembolisation: Does size matter?0
Modulation of murine embryonic stem cell differentiation and gene expression by scaffold surface modification0
20 years experience with arterial switch operation – a single center review of 212 patients0
Die formale Genese der intrathorakalen Zysten vom Bau des Magen-Darmkanales0
Blutgerinnungsstörungen nach Herzoperationen mit Hilfe der extrakorporalen Zirkulation*0
Concomitant three-dimensional prosthetic ring annuloplasty for functional tricuspid valve disease in patients with chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation0
Dysregulation of pro-angiogenic factors results in failure of the hypertrophied heart0
Early and late outcome in patients with aortic root abscess0
Pediatric Minimal Extracorporal Circulation - First Clinial Experience Using a Newly Established Closed Mini-Bypass Circuit as Perfusion Technique for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery0
Impact of Gender on Survival after Norwood Palliation: Single-center Experience in 302 Patients0
Thrombosis of Surgical Bioprosthetic Heart Valves-Insights from Reports to International Medical Device Vigilance Systems0
Outcome after Mitral Valve Replacement (MVR) Using Biological versus Mechanical Valves0
Determination of DNA Methylation Patterns in Cardiac Tissue from Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome0
Impact of body mass index on the outcomes of patients after coronary artery bypass grafting0
Aortic arch replacement using a trifurcated graft and selective cerebral perfusion in an octogenarian with aberrant aortic arch suffering from acute type A dissection0
Cardiac valve replacement in patients with end-stage renal failure: impact of prosthesis type on the early postoperative course0
Decellularized amniotic membrane for support of left ventricular dynamics0
Influence of concomitant coronary artery disease on clinical outcomes of patients with severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Post Mortem Imaging of Complications after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation0
Surgical outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting: a current report of the North-Rhine-Westphalia surgical myocardial infarction registry0
New clip remover device to prepare saphenous vein graft for coronary bypass grafting0
Der Trachealprolaps und seine operative Behandlung nach Herzog-Nissen*0
Zur Diagnostik und Therapie der posttraumatischen endobronchialen Blutung0
Skin sealant InteguSeal® has no impact on prevention of postoperative mediastinitis after cardiac surgery0
Cutaneous tuberculosis mimicking eysipelas of the lower leg in a heart transplant recipient0
Software controlled mock circulation loop for validation of tah and vad controls0
Results of a Protocol to Assess Microbial Load and Safety of New Heater-cooler Devices for Cardiac Surgery Requiring Cardiopulmonary Bypass0
Extracardiac Total Cavopulmonary Connection (TCPC) without Fenestration: A Single Center Experience in 150 Patients0
Valve-sparing Aortic Root Replacement in Patients with Marfan Syndrome0
Regenerative cellular therapy: Positive remodeling after myocardial infarction using iv injected mesenchymal stem cells and cytokine enhancement0
Impact of cardiopulmonary bypass on postoperative renal function in coronary artery bypass grafting0
Safety considerations during transcatheter aortic valve implantation0
Massive pulmonary embolism – surgical embolectomy provides superior results for early mortality and morbidity compared to thrombolytic therapy0
Impact of pressure management during hypothermic selective cerebral perfusion on cerebral hemodynamics and metabolism in pigs0
Surgiclose technique allows fast, easy and reliable remote vascular access for EVAR and cannulation for aorto-coronary bypass surgery0
Comparison of inhaled nitric oxide with aerosolized iloprost (Ventavis®) for treatment of pulmonary hypertension in children after cardiopulmonary bypass surgery0
Maturation of Induced Cardiomyocyte Precursor Cells Created by Direct Reprogramming0
Long-term outcome up to 10 years after concomitant ablation in cardiac surgical patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)0
Early Prediction of Acute Kidney Injury after On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting by Quantification of Urinary Timp-2 and Igfbp-7 Protein Levels Compared to Serum Creatinine and Urea Concentration0
Prosthesis-patient mismatch after minimally invasive transapical aortic valve implantation in patients with severe aortic stenosis0
Über den Einfluß der Thorakoplastik auf die Atemfunktion0
Reduced bacterial growth on coated vascular grafts using Nanotechnology0
The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon and the Pediatric Cardiologist0
Simplified access closure after transapical aortic valve implantations0
“Persistent Contrast”-Guided Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: Feasibility and Safety of a Vessel Projection Roadmap Technology0
Aortic valve-sparing reimplantation technique to salvage failing pulmonary autograft0
Transapical aortic valve implantation compares favourably to propensity-matched conventional aortic valve replacement0
The influence of prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM) on survival among impaired LV-function patients after aortic valve replacement (AVR)0
Comparison of 56 Hours versus 32 Hours of Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Adult Cardiac Surgery0
Non-inferiority of synthetic small-calibre biodegradable vs. stable ePTFE vascular prosthesis after long-term implantation in the rat aorta0
Long-term results after David I -operation (up to 11 years). A single center experience0
Successful Sleeve Resection as a Marker for Proficiency for Robotic Pulmonary Resection0
Tacrolimus reduces the risk for bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation by 50% in comparison to cyclosporine in a prospective randomized international trial of 249 pts0
Quality of Life and Mental Recovery after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Compared to Heart Transplantation0
Perceval Sutureless Valve in Failing Freestyle Bioprosthesis: A Series of Four Surgical Valves in Valve Implantations0
Die zweizeitige chirurgische Behandlung des Ventrikelseptumdefektes*0
Pressure-overload hypertrophy results in differential expression of the HIF-1a and HIF-2a preventing angiogenesis, even in hypoxia0
Thoracic Osteochondroma: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge0
Bone Marrow Transplantation after Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device0
Probleme der postoperativen Digitalistherapie0
Device failure after transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects0
Prevention of Seroconversion after HIV-Infected Needle Stick0
Implementation of a Rapid Deployment Aortic Valve for Aortic Valve Disease0
Hemodynamics in Subclavian-Steal Syndrome: Difficulties in their Evaluation0
Changes in Perioperative Creatinine Levels Predict Long-term Survival after Cardiac Surgery with Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Single-Center Analysis in 18072 Patients0
Novel pulmonary valve reconstruction technique using autologus pulmonary artery wall0
Use of the Edwards Intuity Valve System in Combined Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery0
Case load development of conventional aortic valve surgery and transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in the era of new valve technologies0
Mechanisms of failure and outcome of secondary surgical interventions after thoracic endovascular aortic repair0
Modulation of endothelial inflammation after Methylene Blue: role of circulating cells0
Low-flow conditioning of decellularized and re-seeded homografts in a novel pulsatile bioreactor0
The “Liver First'' Approach for Combined Lung and Liver Transplantation in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis0
Thromboembolic complications in cardiac surgery - a prospective autopsy study0
Non-invasive diagnosis of allograft rejection with positron emission tomography in a heterotopic rat heart transplantation model0
Endoscopic technique improves outcome after mitral valve repair in comparison to conventional access0
Cyclic stretch induces organization of intercellular communication via polarization of gap junctions in cardiac cells. Effect of angiotensin-II0
In vivo cardiac homing and heart failure remodeling characteristics of cord blood and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells0
Percutaneous aortic valve replacement: Transapical resection of the aortic valve in vivo0
St Jude Trifecta versus Edwards Perimount Magna Ease: No Difference in Coronary Flow after Transcatheter Aortic Valve-in-Valve Implantation. An In Vitro Investigation0
Minimally Invasive Mitral 3D Fully Endoscopic versus Direct Vision Approach: A Propensity Score Matched Comparison0
3D Echocardiography versus 3D Reconstructive Computed Tomography Software for Optimal Sizing for TAVI0
Hernia pericardiaca postoperativa0
Extrakorporale Oxygenierung mit einer isolierten Hundelunge*0
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Werner Klinner on the occasion of his 70thbirthday0
Resultate der chirurgischen Therapie chronisch arterieller Durchblutungsstörungen im Aorta-Iliacalbereich0
Successful surgical treatment of a giant right atrial myxoma associated with left sided adrenal gland tumour0
Reducing Radiation Exposure in Patients Undergoing Transapical and Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement0
Alt(ernative) Metrics0
Minimally Invasive Aortic Root Replacement is Safe: Results of First Fifty Patients0
Die Segmentresektionen der Lunge0
Effects of inhaled iloprost in acute pulmonary hypertension: Mechanisms beyond pure vasodilation0
Is aortic valve sparing re-implantation (David procedure) in patients with acute type A aortic dissection (AADA) acceptable?0
Selective carotid endarterectomy brings about the advantages of conventional and eversion endarterectomy0
Transapical Transcatheter Valve-in-Ring Implantation for Failed Mitral Valve Repair Solely Guided by 3D-Echocardiography0
Creation of an acute tricuspid regurgitation and tricuspid annular dilatation using video-assisted cardioscopy cardioport imaging in an animal model0
Vascular complications in patients undergoing femoral cannulation for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support0
The phytoestrogen biochaninA shows vasculoprotective effects without uterotrophic activity0
Off pump coronary artery bypass via T-shaped ministernotomy in an anomalous origin of the right coronary artery0
Anatomical angulation between the long axis of the left ventricle and left ventricular outflow tract as possible predictor of postprocedural complications in patients undergoing transapical aortic val0
Correlation of Blood Flow Architecture, Morphologic Phenotype, Microscopic Calcification and Inflammation Analysis in Ascending Aortic Aneurysm0
Severe Coronary artery disease in 6 years old child0
Off-pump surgery using no touch techniques provides superior neurological outcomes for patients with a high calcific load0
The Influence of a High Fat Diet and Metformin Treatment on the Activity of Respiratory Chain Complexes0
Stabilizing decellularized allogeneic aortic grafts by magnesium clips. First results of a large animal trial0
How do TAVI Fit in Mitral Annuloplasty Rings and Which Combination Can be Recommended?0
Preoperative indocyanine green clearance (LiMON®) is predictive for prolonged intensive care unit stay after cardiac surgery in patients with reduced ejection fraction0
Preoperative statin therapy does not improve surgical ablation outcome for atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing concomitant cardiac surgery0
An exceedingly rare coronary anomaly - right coronary artery take-off from the left ventricular outflow tract0
Krebsige Entartung im Hautschlauch einer Ösophagoplastik *0
Fontan Circulation: Generation of a Subpulmonary Neo-Ventricle from Engineered Heart Tissue0
ECMO therapy for postcardiotomy failure via femoral cannulation in adults0
Reply by the Authors of the Original Article0
The Medtronic Mosaic Prosthesis: Clinical performance up to 18 years0
15 years of Giessen hybrid approach to the hypoplastic left heart0
Successful Surgical Abdominal Aortic Debranching Preceding Stent Graft Implantation: A Case Report0
Novel Statistical Techniques for the Prediction of Acute Renal Injury after Cardiac Surgery Procedures: The Rise of the Machines?0
The Eurotransplant High Urgency heart transplantation program: an option for patients in acute heart failure?0
Veins under pressure: The relationship of arterial pressure to adhesion molecule expression and leukocyte adhesion in venous bypass grafts0
Early onset valve thrombosis due to insufficient anticoagulation therapy after transapical valve-in-valve TAVI for failed mitral bioprosthesis0
Quartz sensor based approach towards online haemostasis monitoring0
Improvement of bloodcompatibility of a poly-4-methyl-1-pentene gas exchange membrane by endothelialization0
Validation of transit time flow measurement in coronary artery bypass surgery using 3-Tesla magnetic resonance phase contrast imaging0
Lateral slide tracheoplasty for complete tracheal rings with bronchus suis and pulmonary artery sling: a case report0
Preoperative CRP-elevation is a risk factor for perioperative mortality0
Transapical aortic valve implantation in patients with EuroScore > 40%0
Outcome and quality of life following surgery for acute type A aortic dissection in the elderly: A single center experience0
Inflammation, Calcification and Autophagy: Molecular Alterations in Proximal Aortic Aneurysms of Patients with Bicuspid vs. Tricuspid Aortic Valves0
Is cardio-CT a suitable tool to evaluate bypass patency and to indicate surgical revision after MIDCAB-procedure?0
Prediction of optimal projection angles for transapical aortiv valve implantation (TAVI) from preoperatively performed CT-angiograms0
Triheptanoin-enriched diet attenuates hypertrophy and preserves diastolic function and cardiac glucose oxidation in rats with pressure overload0
Atrial fibrillation ablation surgery in patients with advanced age: A 3-year clinical experience with mono- and bipolar radiofrequency ablation surgery0
Cold Storage of Hearts from Brain-dead Donors using a Preservation Solution, Supplemented by a Mesenchymal Stem Cell Conditioned Medium Improves Contractile Function of Graft after Heart Transplantati0
Daptomycin for multi-drug resistant gram (+) infections in heart surgery patients: a single centre experience0
Increased incidence of anti-HLA anti-MICA antibodies after heart transplantation is linked with post-transplant CMV-infection and transplant vasculopathy0
Safe Surgery Saves Lives (SSSL) in cardiac surgery: Measuring its impact on a modern cardiac clinic0
Acute kidney injury after TAVI0
Midterm evaluation of aortic valve repair: results from a single center's aortic valve repair registry0
Einige psychologische Prädiktoren für psychische Auffälligkeiten nach Herzoperationen0
Words from the Editor0
Single center experience with HeartWare left ventricular assist device0
Der szintigraphische Nachweis von Bronchialkarzinomen mit67Gallium-Zitrat0
Zur Technik alloplastischer Herzklappenimplantationen: Vereinfachung mit Hilfe einer Stapelklemme0
Sequential revascularization with the left internal thoracic artery of the myocardium: long-term results0
Untersuchungen über die Aktivität ektopischer Schrittmacher nach Ligatur des Ramus descendens anterior der linken Koronararterie beim Hund0
Myocardial revascularization with the internal thoracic artery for myocardial ischemia during arterial switch operation0
Left ventricular vs biventricular assist device: Impact of load dependency of right ventricular performance on decision making before ventricular assist device implantation0
Epigenetic Alterations in Cardiac Sarcoma0
MitraClip Therapy for Patients with End-Stage Heart Failure: A Durable Option?0
Preoperative assessment of aortic annulus dimensions – comparison of noninvasive and intraoperative measurement0
Resektion nicht kontraktiler Segmente des linken Ventrikels nach Myokardinfarkt*0
CPR - Is Veno-arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation an Option?0
Only CABG procedures on pump lead to significant early postoperative increase in neurone specific enolase (NSE) levels leading to deficits in neurocognitive abilities0
Video assisted right mini-thoracotomy versus full sternotomy mitral valve repair0
Risk factors for sternal surgical site infection-is there any rationale for further improvement in prevention?0
Occasional intraabdominal tunnelling of driveline in patient supported over 4 year with DuraHeart left ventricular assist device (LVAD) detected at time of pumpexchange0
C-kit+ HSC subpopulations display different proliferation potential and gene expression after CFU assay0
Lung Transplantation from Controlled Donation after Circulatory Death - 7 Years Experience in a Single Institution0
Deep driveline infections are prevented by surgical double tunnel technique in patients with LVAD0
Influence of Luminal Communication on Aortic Enlargement after Hemiarch Replacement for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection0
Extracorporeal circulatory systems as a bridge to lung transplantation at remote transplant centers0
Site-specific Positioning of Magnetic Nanoparticle (MNP) Loaded Progenitors Improves Cell Engraftment, Long Term Myocardial Function and Protects from Ventricular Tachycardia upon Myocardial Infarctio0
Late procedural success after ablation of atrial fibrillation correlates with BMI and adipokine-profiles0
Minimally-invasive LVAD-implantation as bridging to transplant strategy in treatment of cardiac failure in middle-aged children0
Heat shock protein (HSP)-47 decreases in myocardium under LVAD-support0
Cardiac accumulation of a human recombinant antibody recognizing ED-A+ fibronectin after heterotopic rat heart transplantation in vivo: A new strategy to detect and treat chronic cardiac allograft rej0
Complicated endocarditis requiring temporary circulatory support after surgical correction – incidence and outcome0
Postoperative Rhythmusstörungen beim Vorhofseptumdefekt und ihre Behandlung0
Acidosis affects the propagation of action potentials0
Diabetes and Age-Related Reactive Dicarbonyls Cause Endothelial Cell Dysfunction0
Combined Transcatheter Treatment of Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis and Concomitant Mitral Valve Regurgitation0
The MDP - a miniaturized LVAD for intrathoracic implantation0
Steady Establishment of Conferences on Perioperative Morbidity and Mortality - Continuous Assessment of Treatment and Process Quality0
First Case of Late Onset Valve Dislocation after Aortic Valve Replacement with the Edwards Intuity Elite Rapid-Deployment Bioprosthesis0
Minimal-Invasive versus Sternotomy for LVAD Destination Therapy in Elective Patients0
When do we need hybrid for the reconstruction of the hypoplastic left heart syndrome?0
Clinical experience and two-years' follow-up in mitral annuloplasty with the Medtronic Profile 3D Ring0
Arrhythmogenic effects by local left ventricular stretch0
New, Expandable Mitral Annuloplasty Ring Designed to Prevent Central or Paravalvular Leak and Provide Better THV-oversizing Capacities0
Postoperativ comparison of quality of life and anxiety in younger patients after mechanical or biological aortic valve replacement or aortic valve repair0
Decellularized versus tissue engineered aortic valve conduits: comparison of short-term results in sheep model0
Readmission to intensive care unit after cardiac surgery - a single center experience with 5983 patients0
Challenging treatment of an infected CircuLite Synergy micro-pump after pump thrombosis due to subtherapeutic anticoagulation therapy. Pushing the limits?0
Health-related quality of life after heart and lung transplantation with prolonged intensive medical care0
Evaluation of the cardioprotective potential of Buckberg vs. Bretschneider cardioplegia in neonatal pig left-ventricle cardiac muscle tissue0
Application of the Organ Care System for extended transport of the donor heart and in-vitro coronary angiography0
Outcome of patients with primary pulmonary hypertension after listing for transplantation: benefits of therapy with Iloprost and Bosentan0
Long-term Survival, Freedom from Re-intervention and Costs after MIDCAB Compared to PCI on the LAD0
Comparison between biomechanical properties of decellularized and devitalized allografts0
No risk of female sex in a randomized population of patients undergoing coronary bypass surgery0
Pulmonary microcirculation after clinical lung transplantation: in vivo intravitalmicroscopy0
The role of hypoxia-inducible factor-1α and vascular endothelial growth factor in late phase preconditioning with xenon, isoflurane and levosimendan in rat cardiac myocytes0
Clinical outcomes after emergency CABG for coronary complications following PCI0
Risk of mortality following aortic valve replacement in late octogenarians0
Tracheal Resection after Previous Treatment Provides Comparable Outcome to Primary Surgery0
Modified extracardiac total cavopulmonary connection without fenestration. Single centre report on 134 patients; Is the fenestration old fashioned?0
Zur Therapie des Kardiospasmus0
Preoperative atrial natriuretic peptide level and atrial fibrosis as predictors of outcome after epicardial ablation for atrial fibrillation0
Surgery for pediatric active infective endocarditis: 23-year single center experience0
Surgical outcome of patients after failed thoracic endovascular aortic repair0
Transcatheter double valve-in-valve implantation in a patient with degenerated aortic and mitral bioprostheses0
Less is more! Impact of fast track on a cardiothoracic unit!0
A Rat Model to Examine the Degeneration of Cardiovascular Grafts under Enhanced Oxidative Stress0
The Feasibility of Thoracoscopic Left Pneumonectomy0
Vacuum assisted closure therapy improves wound healing and lung function in patients with severe poststernotomy infections0
Mutational analysis of the human MESP1 gene in patients with congenital heart disease reveals high variability in exon 10
Combined pulmonary and renal support in one extracorporeal device0
Effects of the prolyl-hydroxylase inhibition in a rat vascular model of ischemia/reperfusion injury0
Antithrombogenic surface modifications in xenogenic pericardial vascular grafts: Initial in-vivo evaluation0
Trachealresektion bei benigner und maligner Stenose0
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with severe aortic stenosis and concomitant mitral stenosis0
Ösophagopleurale Fistel mit postprandialen Synkopen Spätkomplikation nach Pneumonektomie0
Rastelli-Operation bei kompletter Transposition der großen Gefäße mit Ventrikelseptumdefekt und Pulmonalatresie. Bericht über einen Fall0
Zur Klinik des congenitalen lokalisierten Lungenemphysems und der Spannungscysten der Lungen im Säuglings- und Kindesalter0
Platelet-Derived 5-HT May Modulate Macrophage-Mediated Transplant Vasculopathy in Murine Aortic Allografts0
The Medtronic mosaic prosthesis: Clinical perfomance up to 16 years0
Psychological interventions with patients undergoing cardiac surgery - What do patients talk about?0
Establishment of MEA Measurements to Study Ventricular Arrhythmias in a Mouse Model of Cardiac Mechanical Unloading by Heterotopic Heart Transplantation0
Does gender affect long-term outcomes after combined valve and coronary surgery0
Aortic remodeling in acute aortic dissection after frozen elephant trunk0
Use of a new portable ultrasound device in the cardiothoracic intensive care unit: A performance review0
Preconditioning with Levosimendan in Patients with Biventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation0
Contained Aortic Root Rupture: A Rare Complication after Transfemoral Implantation of Self-Expandable Aortic Valve Bioprosthesis0
Advantages and Limitations of Ascending Aortic Surgery via an Upper Partial Sternotomy0
Branched and fenestrated stent grafts - a reasonable option for thoraco-abdominal aortic aneurysm repair0
Cardiac fast track anesthesia can contribute to an improved outcome in elderly patients undergoing minimally invasive aortic valve replacement0
Operation at risk: Excision of an extensive bronchogenic cyst without cardiopulmonary bypass in a 30-month old0
Endovascular treatment of persistent true lumen collapse of the descending aorta after open surgery for acute aortic dissection type A0
Three-dimensional mechanism-specific restrictive mitral annuloplasty for chronic ischemic mitral regurgitation using the IMR Etlogix Ring0
Characterizing Possible Biomarkers in Ascending Aortic Aneurysms - MMP-2/9 Serum Levels in Patients and Healthy Controls0
Eitrige Mediastinitis als Spätkomplikation nach antethorakaler Oesophagusplastik0
Störungen der Blutgerinnung und Blutstillung nach extracorporaler Zirkulation0
Technique for right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) cannulation for BVAD-implantation as a redo-procedure0
Elektrokardiographische Befunde nach Kardioplegie durch extrazellulären Natrium- und Calciumentzug und Novocaingabe0
Results after surgical correction of secundum atrial septal defect in adults0
Calcification loss during transcatheter aortic valve implantation as potential risk factor0
Outcomes of minimally invasive mitral valve surgery through a right lateral mini-thoracotomy0
Quality of life after emergent surgical revascularization in acute myocardial infarction0
Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur Atemmechanik bei Brustwandinstabilität0
Retrosternal gentamicin-collagen sponge does not reduce the incidence of mediastinitis in cardiac surgery0
First clinical application of a novel patient-specific four-dimensional computational mitral valve model0
Rhythm Bridging Options after Transvenous Lead Extraction0
Long-term outcome (>5years) after concomitant ablation in cardiac surgical patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)0
The Impact of Telemonitoring in Patients with Ventricular Assist Device0
Bilateral internal thoracic artery (BITA) revascularisation: is off-pump or on-pump the appropriate procedure?0
Heart-lung transplantation – single center experience0
Transcatheter heart valve based on a synthetic matrix for tissue engineering applications0
An analysis of the risk factors for perioperative mortality in patients with end-stage renal failure undergoing cardiac surgery: a multicenter study0
Adverse Neurologic Events under HVAD© (HeartWare International, Inc.) ventricular assist device support – the Münster experience with 46 patients0
Modulation of vascular cell mobility for tissue engineering of cardiovascular implants – a 3-D approach0
Prevention of Perioperative Hypothermia in VATS: A Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial Comparing Forced-Air Warming with Conductive Warming0
Assessing LV function in small animal models: Is MRI always superior to echocardiography?0
Single venous cannulation using a newly developed multistage cannula reduces periprocedural risk in patients undergoing minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction0
Results with the contegra bovine jugular vein conduit for right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction in children0
Implantation of Spontaneously Beating Human iPS Cell-Derived ENGINEERED HEART TISSUE Does Not Provoke Ventricular Arrhythmias in a Guinea Pig Infarction Model0
Total one-stage repair in „giant“ aneurysms of the complete thoracic aorta with hybrid approach: early results in 4 cases0
Validation of Pressure Volume Relations Derived from 3D Real-Time Echocardiography and Mini Pressure Wire in Piglets0
A Review of Anticoagulation Progress and Promise in Mechanical Valves0
Multi-lineage stem cells derived from the thymus gland of children during cardiac surgery as a source for regenerative medicine0
Hemopatch to Fix Mobile Lobe after Thoracoscopic Lobectomy0
Unterdrückung R-Zacken-blockierter Schrittmacher durch Muskelpotentiale0
Mid-term Results of Aortic Valve Reconstruction and Sinotubular Repair in Patients with Aortic Valve Insufficiency0
Further Evolution of a New Nonbiological Transcatheter Valvular Prosthesis0
A z-score Based Approach for the Replacement of the Ascending Aorta: Insights from 943 Patients0
Pericardial Fluids or Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Is There a Major Culprit for Changes in Coagulation and Inflammation?0
Longterm results of aortic valve replacement in the elderly – survival and physical and mental health0
Vertebral body erosion in a 27-year old female 12 years after thoracic endovascular aortic repair0
Previous cardic surgery does not increase mortality of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)0
The MitraClip System: A Systematic Review of Indications, Procedural Requirements, and Guidelines0
Successful bilateral lung transplantation with extracorporeal support by a pumpless interventional lung assist0
Acute Changes in NT-proBNP after Successful MitraClip Implantation Predict Long-Term Clinical Outcome0
Experimental simulated staged repair of extensive thoracoabdominal aneurysms significantly reduces paraplegia risk0
Predictors for Perioperative Mortality following Tricuspid Valve Surgery0
Totally Endoscopic Surgical Ablation in Patients with Lone AF: Bilateral Complex versus Unilateral Approach0
miR-19a-3p Containing Exosomes Improve Cardiac Function in Ischemic Myocardium0
Reduction of Nephro- and Neurotoxicity by Usage of Extended-Release Calcineurin Inhibition after Heart Transplantation0
Mid term follow up in patients with reduction ascending aortoplasty0
Characterization of Radial Force Profiles of Commonly used Self-Expanding and Balloon-Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valves0
MitraClip therapy for degenerative mitral regurgitation - 12 months results from the ACCESS-Europe Phase I trial0
Ex vivo porcine heart model for studying cardiac function after cardio pulmonary bypass0
Single-Center Experience with the Edwards Intuity Elite and Sorin Perceval S Rapid Deployment Aortic Valves0
Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as bridge to transplantation in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (ccTGA) in an adult0
Hit early and hard – successful treatment of invasive pulmonary aspergillosis with the combination of voriconazole and micafungin in heart transplant recipients0
Preoperative Exercise Training before Elective Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery: A Prospective Randomized Evaluation on Feasibility and Effects on Operative Outcomes0
Aortic valve replacement: Results and predictors of mortality from a contemporary series of 2837 patients0
Physiologische Grundlagen des künstlichen Herzstillstandes0
Identification of Differentially Regulated Pathways in Cardiac Development and Cardiac Gene Expression during In Vitro Cardiac Differentiation of HLHS-derived Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells usin0
True lumen collapse of the ascending aorta in acute type A aortic dissection0
Die Bedeutung des Magnesiumchlorid-Novocamid als Kardioplegikum für die offene Herzchirurgie* **0
Surgical correction of recurrent rupture of congenital sinus valsalva aneurysm0
Dimethylsulfoxide-preconditioning ameliorates pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats0
Actual Anatomical Studies of the Ascending Aorta and Aortic Arch by Computed Tomography0
Renal injury by cardiopulmonary bypass is prevented by inhalation of carbon monoxide0
Enhanced Structural Remodeling Due to An Altered miRNA expressional profile in Human Atrial Fibroblasts during Atrial Fibrillation?0
NSE/S100-Neuromonitoring in Patients after Resuscitation and ECLS0
The Sense of Coherence (SOC) Score According to Antonovsky: A Reliable Predictor of Return to Work after Cardiac Surgery0
Die Überlebenszeit51Cr-markierter Erythrozyten nach Herzoperationen unter Verwendung eines Plastik- und Scheibenoxygenators0
What is the Interface between Pre-Babel and Post-Babel Science?0
Cerebral oximetry monitoring during transapical aortic valve replacement0
Comparison of local gentamicin-collagen versus a simple collagen sponge on the incidence of sternal wound infections: A prospective randomized double-blind controlled trial0
Mitral valve repair with the Medtronic Profile 3D® annuloplasty ring – a single center experience0
Minimum cause – maximum effect: the travelogue of a bullet0
Uniportal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery, Feasibility and Ability0
Variability of the aortic annulus measured in different planes with multislice computed tomography: Implications on clinical strategy0
Co-application of imatinib and everolimus attenuates the appearance of bronchiolitis obliterans after LTX in a rat model0
A new antiaggregatory components isolated from allium ursinum blocks ADP-induced aggregation of human platelets0
Short- and Long-Term Outcome after Surgical Therapy in Acute Pulmonary Embolism0
The Bronchus First and Vessels Simultaneously Stapled Technique: A Safe and Simple Method for Video-Assisted Right Upper Lobe Lobectomy0
Impact of bilateral internal thoracic artery in situ vs. T-graft on outcome in coronary surgery0
Atrioesophageal Fistula after Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Epicardial Ablation Reported by Kik0
Mitraclip for High-Risk Patients with Significant Mitral Insufficiency: Shall We Unreservedly Recommend It?0
Complete arterial revascularization using skeletonized internal mammary artery is safe and efective in combination with valve surgery: clinical results up to 8 years0
Aortic valve dynamics after valve-sparing procedure with a new sinus prosthesis0
A recently developed potassium-chloride and n-acetylhistidine enriched storage solution is superior to isotonic sodium-chloride-solution for intraoperative short-time storage of saphenous vein grafts0
High Fat Diet Preserves Cardiac Function but Impairs Survival and Mitochondrial Function under Pressure Overload0
Das Schirmbildverfahren in der Früherfassung des Bronchialcarcinoms0
Ein elektronisches Gerät zur Überwachung der Herztätigkeit (Monitor)0
Extension of the right internal thoracic artery with the radial artery in extensive re-do coronary artery bypass grafting0
Use of steerable 4 French lumenless pacing leads in patients with difficult venous access0
Disease-specific FMR/IMR annuloplasty rings do not alter left-ventricular sphericity in the acutely ischemic ovine heart0
First clinical results of aortic valve replacement with decellularized aortic allografts in children and adults0
Early postoperative thrombocytopenia after implantation of the Freedom SOLO stentless aortic valve0
Myocardial remodeling with and without VAD support – a case report of siblings0
Changes in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting 2010–2016: A Single-Center Analysis0
Replacement of Oesophagus with Transverse Colon10
Apoptosis inhibition improves myocardial protection during cardioplegic arrest by high energy phosphate preservation0
Bridging patients in cardiogenic shock with the Berlin Heart Excor biventricular assist device to heart transplantation - The Munich experience0
Treatment strategies in patients with cardiac and mediastinal tumors: A more than 30 year review of 191 patients0
Effects of retrograde autologous priming in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery0
New insights into surgical atrial fibrillation ablation therapy: Initial experience with a novel permanently implantable heart rhythm monitor device0
Coronary artery revascularization with a minimized extracorporeal circulation system (MECC): The inflammatory response in comparison to conventional cardiopulmonary bypass0
Hemodilution during cardiopulmonary bypass is an independent risk factor for neurological injury and survival in CABG patients0
The time of the tracheotomy in patients status post cardiac procedure has no significant impact on clinical outcome0
Patient Outcomes of Self-expanding versus Balloon Expandable Transcatheter Valves in the Heavily Calcified Aortic Annulus0
High-risk coronary surgery for acute coronary syndrome: in-hospital and mid-term results after IABP support0
Zur Implantation der intraaortalen Ballonpumpe über die Aorta ascendens0
Short and Midterm Follow- up of 869 Patients Treated with Trifecta Aortic Valve Bioprothesis0
Über die Pathogenese der poststenotischen Dilatation und ihre Bedeutung für die Gefäßchirurgie.0
Surgeons' Experience in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: Is There a Difference in the Acute 30-Day Outcome0
Long-term results of open revascularization for splanchnic artery pathology0
Erfahrungen mit allo- und homoioplastischen Oesophagustransplantaten im Tierexperiment0
Regulation of the 5-HT4 receptor protein in the human left atrium0
Biochemische und morphologische Untersuchungen am menschlichen Herzen in Kardioplegie und tiefer Myokard-Hypothermie0
Failures in Mitral Valve Repair: Echocardiographic and Surgical Predictors0
Quality of life after mechanical vs. biological aortic valve replacement0
Redo aortic valve and root replacement: Early and late outcome0
Risk Factors for a Fulminant Clostridium Difficile Infection after Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Single-Center Analysis0
An imaging based, personalized solution for the interventional therapy of tricuspid regurgitation0
Variability of aortic root geometry before and after aortic valve replacement with pericardial supraannular stentless valve prosthesis0
A technique of repair of sinus venosus defects without the need of artificial material (surgical movie)0
Transcutaneous Energy Transfer System (TET) for implantable cardiac assist devices and total artificial hearts0
Aortic debranching procedure to facilitate endovascular stenting after repair of acute aortic dissection type A. Case report0
The Impact of Elevated Hemoglobin A1C (HbA1c) and Related Comorbidities on Morbidity and Mortality of Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting0
Impact of Custodiol N and Low Dose Cyclosporine A Cardioplegia on Inflammation and HIF1a Inhibition in the Brain0
Retrospective Analysis of Left Atrial Enlargement after Surgical Left Atrial Appendage Amputation or Ligation0
Transcervical Mediastinoscopic Closure of Left-Sided Postpneumonectomy Bronchial Stump Fistula0
Temporary Right Heart Support Following LVAD Implantation in High Risk Patients with Dual Mechanical Support Combining Veno-arterial ECLS and Impella Microaxial Pump0
Oleate controls the effects of GLP-1 and exendin-4 on myocardial glucose utilization and contractile function0
Recondition of a murine model of Marfan syndrome (mgR/mgR): Safe genotype-phenotype correlation0
Methode und Ergebnisse einer neuen Form des künstlichen Herzstillstandes im Tierexperiment und unter klinischen Bedingungen*0
Erythropoietin inhibits postischemic leukocyte adhesion in allogeneically transplanted mouse hearts without affecting coronary microcirculatory dysfunction0
Usability of ventricular assist systems in daily experience: A multicenter study (VADUSE)0
Comparison of different procurement regimen to reduce the ischemia reperfusion injury of murine vascular allografts0
3D Rendering and Hybrid Therapy of a Complex Aortic Malformation0
The true atrial fibrillation burden after the Cox-Maze-III Cryo procedure in high risk patients with long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation - first report of event recorder documented continuous0
Gemeinsamer Vorhof mit Mißbildung der Mitralklappe und persistierender oberer Hohlvene: Erfolgreiche chirurgische Korrektur0
Non-invasive visualization of the coronary arteries with retrospective ECG-gated MSCT in patients with acute typ-A aortic dissection - reduction of motion artifacts0