• 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 Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 331~383
Editorial
Historical Perspectives of The Korean Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery: The Pioneer of General Thoracic Surgery in Korea: Pyung-Kan Koh 고병간 高秉幹(1899-1966)
Hanna Jung , M.D., Ph.D., Sungsoo Lee , M.D., Ph.D., Kook-Yang Park , M.D., Ph.D., Tae Yun Oh , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 331-334  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.331 PDF Google Scholar Search
Clinical Researches
Mid-Term Results of Using the Seal Thoracic Stent Graft in Cases of Aortopathy: A Single-Institution Experience
Jun Woo Cho , M.D., Jae Seok Jang , M.D., Chul Ho Lee , M.D., Sun Hyun Hwang , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 335-341  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.335 PDF Google Scholar Search
Prognostic Significance of Cigarette Smoking in Association with Histologic Subtypes of Resected Lung Adenocarcinoma
Jung Hoon Yi , M.D., Pil Jo Choi , M.D., Ph.D., Sang Seok Jeong , M.D., Jung Hee Bang , M.D., Jae Hwa Jeong , M.D., Joo Hyun Cho , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 342-352  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.342 PDF Google Scholar Search
Lymph Node Status after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy for Esophageal Cancer according to Radiation Field Coverage
Sang Yoon Kim , M.D., Samina Park , M.D., In Kyu Park , M.D., Ph.D., Young Tae Kim , M.D., Ph.D., Chang Hyun Kang , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 353-359  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.353 PDF Google Scholar Search
Primary Chest Wall Sarcoma: Surgical Outcomes and Prognostic Factors
Ilkun Park , M.D., Sumin Shin , M.D., Ph.D., Hong Kwan Kim , M.D., Ph.D., Yong Soo Choi , M.D., Ph.D., Jhingook Kim , M.D., Ph.D., Jae Ill Zo , M.D., Ph.D., Young Mog Shim , M.D., Ph.D., Jong Ho Cho , M.D., Ph.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 360-367  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.360 PDF Google Scholar Search
Case Reports
Bentall Operation in a Patient with a Unicommissural Unicuspid Aortic Valve
Sung Joon Park , M.D., Jae Hoon Lee , M.D., Eui Suk Chung , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 368-371  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.368 PDF Google Scholar Search
Hybrid Approach for Treatment of Multiple Traumatic Injuries of the Heart, Aorta, and Abdominal Organs
Seon Hee Kim , M.D.1, Seunghwan Song , M.D.2, Ho Seong Cho , M.D.2, Chan Yong Park , M.D.3
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 372-375  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.372 PDF Google Scholar Search
Novel Association of a Familial TGFBR1 Mutation in Loeys-Dietz Syndrome with Concomitant Hematologic Malignancy
Kushtrim Disha , M.D., M.P.H., Solveig Schulz , M.D., Martin Breuer , M.D., Tamer Owais , M.D., Ph.D., Evaldas Girdauskas , M.D., Ph.D., Thomas Kuntze , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 376-379  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.376 PDF Google Scholar Search
Traumatic Right Pulmonary Artery Rupture after Accidentally Being Stepped on the Chest
Shin-Ah Son , M.D., Chae-Min Bae , M.D., Tak-Hyuk Oh , M.D., Young Woo Do , M.D., Yangki Seok , M.D., Ph.D., Joon Yong Cho , M.D.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019; 52(5): 380-383  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2019.52.5.380 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
A Life-Threatening Bronchogenic Cyst
Sung Joon Han, Hyun Jin Cho, Min-Woong Kang, Jae Hyeon Yu, Myung Hoon Na, and Shin Kwang Kang
Received: May 8, 2017; Revised: June 13, 2017; Accepted: June 13, 2017.
Extracardiac Conduit Fontan Operation with Reduction Aortoplasty for Left Pulmonary Artery Compression after a Norwood Procedure in a Patient with Double-Inlet Left Ventricle
Jae Won Song, Woong Han Kim, Jae Gun Kwak, and Ji Young Park
Received: July 18, 2017; Revised: October 9, 2017; Accepted: October 10, 2017.
Lobectomy versus Sublobar Resection in Non-Lepidic Small-Sized Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Min Namkoong, Youngkyu Moon, and Jae Kil Park
Received: January 18, 2017; Revised: April 13, 2017; Accepted: May 9, 2017.

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