• Case Report  05 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  05 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 J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 161~230
Collective of Current Review, Lecture
The Prognostic Significance of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch after Aortic Valve Replacement
Paolo Nardi, M.D., Ph.D., Marco Russo, M.D., Guglielmo Saitto, M.D., Giovanni Ruvolo, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 161-166   PDF Google Scholar Search
Clinical Researches
Heart Transplantation in Patients with Superior Vena Cava to Pulmonary Artery Anastomosis: A Single-Institution Experience
Bo Bae Jeon, M.D., Chun Soo Park, M.D., Tae-Jin Yun, M.D., Ph.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 167-171   PDF Google Scholar Search
Thrombocytopenia in Moderate- to High-Risk Sutureless Aortic Valve Replacement
Puwadon Thitivaraporn, M.D., Sarun Chiramongkol, M.D., Dittapol Muntham, M.S., Nopporn Pornpatrtanarak, M.D., Chanapong Kittayarak, M.D., Jule Namchaisiri, M.D., Seri Singhatanadgige, M.D., Pat Ongcharit, M.D., Vichai Benjacholamas, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 172-179   PDF Google Scholar Search
The Influence of Unfavorable Aortoiliac Anatomy on Short-Term Outcomes after Endovascular Aortic Repair
Jae Hang Lee, M.D., Jin-Ho Choi, M.D., Eung-Joong Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 180-186   PDF Google Scholar Search
The Clinical Implications of Death Domain-Associated Protein (DAXX) Expression
Taek Yong Ko, M.D., Jong In Kim, M.D., Eok Sung Park, M.D., Jeong Min Mun, M.D., Sung Dal Park, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 187-194   PDF Google Scholar Search
Surgical Options for Malignant Mesothelioma: A Single-Center Experience
Seung Ri Kang, M.D., Jin San Bok, M.D., Geun Dong Lee, M.D., Ph.D., Se Hoon Choi, M.D., Ph.D., Hyeong Ryul Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Dong Kwan Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Seung-Il Park, M.D., Ph.D., Yong-Hee Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 195-201   PDF Google Scholar Search
Case Reports
Surgical Reconstruction for High-Output Chylothorax Associated with Thrombo-Occlusion of Superior Vena Cava and Left Innominate vein in a Neonate
You Jung Ok, M.D., Young-Hwue Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Chun Soo Park, M.D., Ph.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 202-204   PDF Google Scholar Search
Life-Threatening Acute on Chronic Pulmonary Thromboembolism Requiring Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Heemoon Lee, M.D., Min Soo Kim, M.D., Wook Sung Kim, M.D, Ph.D., Yong Han Kim, M.D., Sung Ho Cho, M.D., Jae Jin Lee, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 205-208   PDF Google Scholar Search
Open Surgical Repair Using the Femoral Vein for a Mycotic Superior Mesenteric Artery Aneurysm
Min Namkoong, M.D., Seok Beom Hong, M.D., Hwan Wook Kim, M.D., Keon Hyon Jo, M.D., Jang Yong Kim, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 209-212   PDF Google Scholar Search
Unusual Pseudoaneurysm of the Dorsalis Pedis Artery after an Iatrogenic Injury
Yeiwon Lee, M.D., Han Young Ryu, M.D., Ph.D., Young Jin Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Gwan Woo Ku, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 213-215   PDF Google Scholar Search
Right Main Bronchus Rupture Presenting with Pneumoperitoneum
Seok Beom Hong, M.D., Ji Yoon Lee, M.D., June Lee, M.D., Kuk Bin Choi, M.D., Jong Hui Suh, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 216-219   PDF Google Scholar Search
Surgical Treatment of Primary Pulmonary Myopericytoma
Jeong Min Mun, M.D., Jong In Kim, M.D., Taek Yong Ko, M.D., Sung Dal Park, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 220-222   PDF Google Scholar Search
Erdheim-Chester Disease Presenting as an Anterior Mediastinal Tumor without Skeletal Involvement
Kanghoon Lee, M.D., Hyeong Ryul Kim, M.D., Ph.D., Jin Roh, M.D., You Jung Ok, M.D., Bo Bae Jeon, M.D., Young Woong Kim, M.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 223-226   PDF Google Scholar Search
How to Do It
Tips for Successful Septal Myectomy in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Jae Hyun Kim, M.D., Ph.D.
Korean J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018; 51(3): 227-230   PDF 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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