• Case Report  05 December 2019

    Thromboexclusion Treatment for Recurrent Aortic Aneurysm: Still an Option in Select Cases

    Flow reversal and thromboexclusion constitute a valuable alternative for aortic surgeons to have within their technical armamentarium for the treatment of aortic aneurysmal disease. Although not usually a preferred treatment for general aortic pathologies, this technique can be considered as a treatment option in select situations, such as mycotic aneurysm, a hostile surgical field, and a poor condition of the patient. Here, we present a case of extra-anatomic bypass and thromboexclusion for ...


Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 41~92
Clinical Researches
Chylothorax after Surgery for Congenital Cardiac Disease: A Prevention and Management Protocol
Yu Rim Shin , M.D., Ha Lee , M.D., Young-Hwan Park , M.D., Han Ki Park , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 41-48  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.41 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Efficacy and Cost-Effectiveness of Portable Small-Bore Chest Tube (Thoracic Egg Catheter) in Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Hyon Keun Joh , M.D., Duk Hwan Moon , M.D., Sungsoo Lee , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 49-52  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.49 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Factors Affecting the Number of Stapler Cartridges in Complete Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery Lobectomy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
Young Ho Yang , M.D., Seokkee Lee , M.D., Chang Young Lee , M.D., Dae Joon Kim , M.D., Ph.D., Jin Gu Lee , M.D., Ph.D., Kyung-Young Chung , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 53-57  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.53 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Surgical Outcomes of Type A Aortic Dissection at a Small- Volume Medical Center: Analysis according to the Extent of Surgery
Chul Ho Lee , M.D., Jun Woo Cho , M.D., Jae Seok Jang , M.D., Tae Hong Yoon , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 58-63  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.58 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Outcomes and Patency of Complex Configurations of Composite Grafts Using Bilateral Internal Thoracic Arteries
Beatrice Chia-Hui Shih , M.D., Suryeun Chung , M.D., Hakju Kim , M.D., Hyoung Woo Chang , M.D., Dong Jung Kim , M.D., Cheong Lim , M.D., Kay-Hyun Park , M.D., Jun Sung Kim , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 64-72  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.64 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Clinical Outcomes of Arteriovenous Graft in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients with an Unsuitable Cephalic Vein for Hemodialysis Access
Joung Woo Son , M.D., Jae-Wook Ryu , M.D., Ph.D., Pil Won Seo , M.D., Ph.D., Kyoung Min Ryu , M.D., Sung Wook Chang , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 73-78  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.73 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Case Reports
The First Pediatric Heart Transplantation Bridged by a Durable Left Ventricular Assist Device in Korea
Jung Hoon Shin , M.D., Han Ki Park , M.D., Se Yong Jung , M.D., Ah Young Kim , M.D., Jo Won Jung , M.D., Yu Rim Shin , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 79-81  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.79 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
A Case Report of Rare Complications after Epicardial Permanent Pacemaker Implantation in an Infant: Airway Compression, Skin Necrosis, and Bowel Perforation
Woojung Kim , M.D., Jae Gun Kwak , M.D., Ph.D., Jooncheol Min , M.D., Woong-Han Kim , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 82-85  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.82 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Functional Intracardiac Paraganglioma
Yongwoo Chung , M.D., Jae Woong Choi , M.D., Kyung-Hwan Kim , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 86-88  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.86 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Superior Mediastinal Mass Revealed as Bronchopulmonary Sequestration Supplied by a Branch of the Left Pulmonary Artery
Na Hyeon Lee , M.D., Hyo Yeong Ahn , M.D., Jeong Su Cho , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 89-91  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.89 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Corrigendum
Corrigendum: Lymphangiographic Interventions to Manage Postoperative Chylothorax
Hyuncheol Jeong, M.D., Hyo Yeong Ahn, M.D., Hoon Kwon, M.D., Yeong Dae Kim, M.D., Jeong Su Cho, M.D., Jungseop Eom, M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2020; 53(2): 92-92  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2020.53.2.92 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
Erdheim-Chester Disease Presenting as an Anterior Mediastinal Tumor without Skeletal Involvement
Kanghoon Lee, Hyeong Ryul Kim, Jin Roh, You Jung Ok, Bo Bae Jeon, and Young Woong Kim
Received: September 13, 2017; Revised: September 29, 2017; Accepted: October 7, 2017.
Essentials of Physiotherapy after Thoracic Surgery: What Physiotherapists Need to Know. A Narrative Review
Ahmad Mahdi Ahmad, Ph.D.
Received: May 17, 2018; Revised: August 5, 2018; Accepted: August 16, 2018.
Thoracic Scoliosis in Patients with Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Yeiwon Lee, Young Jin Kim, Han Young Ryu, Gwan Woo Ku, Tae Yun Sung, Yoo Sang Yoon, and Tae-Kyun Kim
Received: October 19, 2017; Revised: October 26, 2017; Accepted: November 6, 2017.

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