• Case Report  05 August 2014

    Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma of the Rib Masquerading as a Giant Chest Wall Tumor in a Teenage Girl: An Unusual Presentation

    Chondrosarcoma of the chest wall is a rare primary neoplasm found to occur in elderly men. Patients present with an enlarging, painful, anterior chest wall mass arising from either the vicinity of the costochondral junction or the sternum. Treatment includes wide resection with appropriate chest wall reconstruction. We report an unusual presentation of this uncommon tumor occurring as a huge chest wall mass in a young teenage girl.

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  • Case Report  05 August 2014

    Translocation of the Aortic Arch with Norwood Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Variant with Circumflex Retroesophageal Aortic Arch

    Retroesophageal aortic arch, in which the aortic arch crosses the midline behind the esophagus to the contralateral side, is a rare form of vascular anomaly. The complete form may cause symptoms by compressing the esophagus or the trachea and need a surgical intervention. We report a rare case of a hypoplastic left heart syndrome variant with the left retroesophageal circumflex aortic arch in which the left aortic arch, retroesophageal circumflex aorta, and the right descending aorta with the ...

  • Case Report  30 April 2014

    Schwannoma of the Heart

    We present a case of a 55-year-old woman who complained of chest pain at rest. A mass was detected adjacent to her left atrium. The mass was completely excised, and a pathologic examination revealed it to be a schwannoma. Schwannomas are tumors that originate in the nerve sheath and are rarely detected in the heart. Here, we describe a rare case of primary schwannoma of the left atrium. ...

  • Clinical Research  30 April 2014

    Elastofibroma Dorsi: Clinicopathological Analysis of 76 Cases

    Background

    We aimed to investigate the epidemiological, clinical, paraclinical, and treatment aspects of elastofibroma dorsi through a retrospective study of 76 patients who underwent surgery between January 2008 and December 2012 in our department.

    Methods

    Our study is retrospective between January 2008 and December 2012. We admitted 79 patients with a subscapular mass, and only 76 patients had ED. The others (n=2) had high associated risk of anesthesia and were managed ...


Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 145~223
Basic Research
The Effect of Pulsatile Versus Nonpulsatile Blood Flow on Viscoelasticity and Red Blood Cell Aggregation in Extracorporeal Circulation
Chi Bum Ahn, Yang Jun Kang, Myoung Gon Kim, Sung Yang, Choon Hak Lim, Ho Sung Son, Ji Sung Kim, So Young Lee, Kuk Hui Son, and Kyung Sun
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 145-150  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.145 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Clinical Researchs
Results of Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Children
Hong Ju Shin, Seunghwan Song, Han Ki Park, and Young Hwan Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 151-156  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.151 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Clinical Outcomes of Heart-Lung Transplantation: Review of 10 Single-Center Consecutive Patients
Jae Kwang Yun, Se Hoon Choi, Seung-Il Park, and
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 157-164  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.157 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Early Outcomes of Sutureless Aortic Valves
Muhammet Onur Hanedan, İlker Mataracı, Mehmet Ali Yürük, Tanıl Özer, Ufuk Sayar, Ali Kemal Arslan, Uğur Ziyrek, and Murat Yücel
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 165-170  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.165 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Factors Associated with Early Adverse Events after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Subsequent to Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Yasser Ali Kamal, Yasser Shaban Mubarak, and Ashraf Ali Alshorbagy
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 171-176  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.171 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Amiodarone Versus Propafenone to Treat Atrial Fibrillation after Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting: A Randomized Double Blind Controlled Trial
Mohammad Hassan Nemati, and Behrooz Astaneh
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 177-184  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.177 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Outpatient Treatment for Pneumothorax Using a Portable Small-Bore Chest Tube: A Clinical Report
Won Gi Woo, Seok Joo, Geun Dong Lee, Seok Jin Haam, and Sungsoo Lee
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 185-189  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.185 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Case Reports
Aortic Root Translocation with Arterial Switch for Transposition of the Great Arteries or Double Outlet Right Ventricle with Ventricular Septal Defect and Pulmonary Stenosis
Han Pil Lee, Ji Hyun Bang, Jae-Suk Baek, Hyun Woo Goo, Jeong-Jun Park, and Young Hwee Kim
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 190-194  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.190 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Tricuspid Papillary Fibroelastoma Mimicking Tricuspid Vegetation in a Patient with Severe Neutropenia
Kuk Bin Choi, Hwan Wook Kim, Do Yeon Kim, Keon Hyon Jo, Hang Jun Choi, and Seok Beom Hong
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 195-198  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.195 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Cytomegalovirus Myocarditis Required Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support Followed by Ganciclovir Treatment in Infant
Bong Jun Kim, Jo Won Jung, Yu Rim Shin, Han Ki Park, Young Hwan Park, and Hong Ju Shin
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 199-202  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.199 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Left Atrial Decompression by Percutaneous Left Atrial Venting Cannula Insertion during Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support
Ha Eun Kim, Jo Won Jung, Yu Rim Shin, Han Ki Park, Young Hwan Park, and Hong Ju Shin
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 203-206  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.203 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Intracardiac Thrombosis Involving All Four Cardiac Chambers after Extracardiac Membranous Oxygenation Associated with MTHFR Mutations
Bong Jun Kim, Seung Hwan Song, Yu Rim Shin, Han Ki Park, Young Hwan Park, and Hong Ju Shin
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 207-209  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.207 PDF PubMed Central Supplementary File Google Scholar Search
Life-Threatening Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation in the Premature Neonate
Yooyoung Chong, Youn Ju Rhee, Sung Joon Han, Hyun Jin Cho, Shin Kwang Kang, and Min-Woong Kang
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 210-213  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.210 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
A Case of Successful Surgical Repair for Pectus Arcuatum Using Chondrosternoplasty
Sang Yoon Kim, Samina Park, Eung Rae Kim, In Kyu Park, Young Tae Kim, and Chang Hyun Kang
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 214-217  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.214 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Primary Pulmonary Amyloidosis with Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy
Dohun Kim, Yong-Moon Lee, Si-Wook Kim, Jong-Won Kim, and Jong-Myeon Hong
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 218-220  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.218 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
How to Do It
Surgical Treatment of Sternoclavicular Joint Dislocation Using a T-plate
Wan Jin Hwang, Yeiwon Lee, Yoo Sang Yoon, Young Jin Kim, and Han Young Ryu
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2016; 49(3): 221-223  http://dx.doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2016.49.3.221 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
  • Aims and Scope
'The Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery' is the official journal of the Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery published bimonthly. Its abbreviated title is 'Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg'. It publishes outstanding original articles in general thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and related fields. It is committed to provide a place of active communication for all thoracic surgeons, advancing our knowledge on thoracic and cardiovascular surgery including physiology.... more
Dedifferentiated Chondrosarcoma of the Rib Masquerading as a Giant Chest Wall Tumor in a Teenage Girl: An Unusual Presentation
Viju Joseph Abraham, Sanjeev Devgarha, Rajendra Mohan Mathur, Anula Sisodia, and Amita Yadav
Received: December 5, 2013; Revised: March 17, 2014; Accepted: March 18, 2014.
Translocation of the Aortic Arch with Norwood Procedure for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Variant with Circumflex Retroesophageal Aortic Arch
Chee-Hoon Lee, Dong Ju Seo, Ji Hyun Bang, Hyun Woo Goo, Jeong-Jun Park
Received: October 24, 2013; Revised: December 6, 2013; Accepted: December 13, 2013.
Robot-Assisted Cardiac Surgery Using the Da Vinci Surgical System: A Single Center Experience
Eung Re Kim, Cheong Lim, Dong Jin Kim, Jun Sung Kim, and Kay Hyun Park
Received: July 16, 2014; Revised: October 28, 2014; Accepted: November 5, 2014.

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