• Case Report  28 February 2018

    A Life-Threatening Bronchogenic Cyst

    A bronchogenic cyst causing cardiac tamponade is a rare condition. We report an unusual case of a bronchogenic cyst that caused cardiac tamponade. A 49-year-old female patient presented at our emergency room with complaints of palpitations and shortness of breath that had lasted for 5 days preceding the visit. Echocardiography revealed a very large cystic mass compressing the left a trium posteriorly, and a large amount of pericardial effusion caused the diastolic collapse of the ventricles. ...

  • Case Report  28 February 2018

    Extracardiac Conduit Fontan Operation with Reduction Aortoplasty for Left Pulmonary Artery Compression after a Norwood Procedure in a Patient with Double-Inlet Left Ventricle

    Patients with double-inlet left ventricle usually have a small ascending aorta. In the Norwood procedure, which involves a staged operation, a neoaorta is constructed with a homograft, and the pulmonary artery plays a role in the systemic circulation. Dilatation or aneurysmal changes can occur over time due to the exposure of the neoaorta to systemic pressure, which may induce adverse effects on adjacent structures. We report a rare case of surgical repair for neoaortic root dilataiton with a ...


Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 85~159
Clinical Researches
Analysis of an Internet Community about Pneumothorax and the Importance of Accurate Information about the Disease
Bong Jun Kim, and Sungsoo Lee
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 85-91  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.85 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Early Clinical Outcomes of Tricuspid Valve Repair with a Tri-Ad Annuloplasty Ring in Comparison with the Outcomes Using an MC3 Ring
Woohyun Jung, Jae Woong Choi, Ho Young Hwang, and Kyung Hwan Kim
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 92-99  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.92 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Mechanical versus Tissue Aortic Prosthesis in Sexagenarians: Comparison of Hemodynamic and Clinical Outcomes
Jongbae Son, Yang Hyun Cho, Dong Seop Jeong, Kiick Sung, Wook Sung Kim, Young Tak Lee, and Pyo Won Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 100-108  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.100 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Critical Illness-Related Corticosteroid Insufficiency in Patients with Low Cardiac Output Syndrome after Cardiac Surgery
You Jung Ok, Ju Yong Lim, and Sung-Ho Jung
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 109-113  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.109 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Validation of Nafamostat Mesilate as an Anticoagulant in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: A Large-Animal Experiment
Sung Joon Han, Woosik Han, Hee-Jung Song, Cuk-Seong Kim, Seong-Mok Jeong, and Min Woong Kang
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 114-121  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.114 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Clinical Results of Arteriovenous Fistulas Constructed Using Autologous Vessels in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients on Hemodialysis
Ki Tae Kim, Jae Wook Ryu, Pil Won Seo, and Kyoung Min Ryu
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 122-129  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.122 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Case Reports
Management of Coronary Sinus Ostial Atresia during a Staged Operation of a Functional Single Ventricle
Seung Ri Kang, Won Kyoun Park, Bo Sang Kwon, Jae Kon Ko, Hyun Woo Goo, and Jeong-Jun Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 130-132  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.130 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Pulmonary Nodular Lymphoid Hyperplasia in a 33-Year-Old Woman
Ji Ye Park, Seong Yong Park, Seokjin Haam, Joonho Jung, and Young Wha Koh
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 133-137  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.133 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Conjunction of a Fungus Ball and a Pulmonary Tumourlet in a Bronchiectatic Cavity
Serkan Yazgan, Soner Gürsoy, Figen Türk, and Zekiye Aydoğdu Dinç
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 138-141  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.138 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Successful Surgical Treatment of a Recurrent Esophageal Malignant Gastrointestinal Neuroectodermal Tumor
Seung Hwan Song, Jung Hoon Shin, Hyang Joo Ryu, Dae Joon Kim, and Seong Yong Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 142-145  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.142 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
The Treatment of Left Atrial Appendage Aneurysm by a Minimally Invasive Approach
Young Woong Kim, Ho Jin Kim, Min Ho Ju, and Jae Won Lee
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 146-148  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.146 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Mitral Valve Replacement with a Pulmonary Autograft in an Infant
Yong Ho Jeong, and Tae-Jin Yun
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 149-152  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.149 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Concomitant Avulsion Injury of the Subclavian Vessels and the Main Bronchus Caused by Blunt Trauma
Dongsub Noh, Chan-kyu Lee, Jung Joo Hwang, and Hyun Min Cho
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 153-155  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.153 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
How-To-Do It
Cervicothoracic Thymic Cyst: An Unusual Presentation
Anjith Prakash Rajakumar, Jai Ganesh, Swaminathan Vaidyanathan, and Ravi Agarwal
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 156-158  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.156 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Erratum
Erratum: Outcomes of the Multimodal Treatment of Malignant Pleural Mesiothelioma: The Role of Surgery
Bub-Se Na, Ji Seong Kim, Kwanyong Hyun, In Kyu Park, Chang Hyun Kang, and Young Tae Kim
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2018; 51(2): 159-159  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2018.51.2.159 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
Early Outcomes of Sutureless Aortic Valves
Muhammet Onur Hanedan, M.D., İlker Mataracı, M.D., Mehmet Ali Yürük, M.D., Tanıl Özer, M.D., Ufuk Sayar, M.D., Ali Kemal Arslan, M.D., Uğur Ziyrek, M.D., Murat Yücel, M.D.
Received: November 9, 2015; Revised: February 6, 2016; Accepted: February 12, 2016.
Results of Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Children
Hong Ju Shin, Seunghwan Song, Han Ki Park, and Young Hwan Park
Received: February 1, 2016; Revised: April 16, 2016; Accepted: April 26, 2016.
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
Received: August 17, 2015; Revised: September 30, 2015; Accepted: October 1, 2015.

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