• Case Report  05 February 2017

    Late Migration of Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device to the Descending Thoracic Aorta

    Percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) has become an increasingly common procedure. Serious complications of the procedure, such as cardiac migration, are rare, and usually occur <72 hours after device placement. In this report, we present the case of a patient who underwent successful surgical treatment for the migration of an ASD occluder device to the thoracic aorta 12 months after ASD closure.

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  • Review  05 February 2017

    The Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique: European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Position and Bologna Experience

    Complex lesions of the thoracic aorta are traditionally treated in 2 surgical steps with the elephant trunk technique. A relatively new approach is the frozen elephant trunk (FET) technique, which potentially allows combined lesions of the thoracic aorta to be treated in a 1-stage procedure combining endovascular treatment with conventional surgery using a hybrid prosthesis. These are very complex and time-consuming operations, and good results can be obtained only if appropriate strategies f ...


Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 1~70
Review
The Frozen Elephant Trunk Technique: European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Position and Bologna Experience
Luca Di Marco, Antonio Pantaleo, Alessandro Leone, Giacomo Murana, Roberto Di Bartolomeo, and Davide Pacini
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 1-7  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.1 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Clinical Researchs
Interhospital Transport System for Critically Ill Patients: Mobile Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation without a Ventilator
Hye Ju Yeo, Woo Hyun Cho, Jong Myung Park, and Dohyung Kim
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 8-13  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.8 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Analysis of Risk Factors for Conversion from Off-Pump to On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Junghyeon Lim, Won Yong Lee, Yong Joon Ra, Jae Han Jeong, and Ho Hyun Ko
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 14-21  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.14 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
The Importance of Complete Pericardiectomy and the Role of the Apical Suction Device in Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
Sang Yoon Kim, Kwon Joong Na, and Kyung-Hwan Kim
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 22-29  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.22 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Surgical Outcomes of Forearm Loop Arteriovenous Fistula Formation Using Tapered versus Non-Tapered Polytetrafluoroethylene Grafts
Sun Han, Pil Won Seo, and Jae-Wook Ryu
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 30-35  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.30 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Evaluation of Complications after Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Mohammad Ali Hosseinian, Ali Gharibi Loron, and Yalda Soleimanifard
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 36-40  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.36 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Case Reports
Concomitant Right Ventricular Outflow Tract Cryoablation during Pulmonary Valve Replacement in a Patient with Tetralogy of Fallot
Hong Ju Shin, Seunghwan Song, Yu Rim Shin, Han Ki Park, and Young Hwan Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 41-43  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.41 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Right Aortic Arch with a Retroesophageal Left Subclavian Artery and an Anomalous Origin of the Pulmonary Artery from the Aorta
Chang-Seok Jeon, Man-shik Shim, Ji-Hyuk Yang, and Tae-Gook Jun
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 44-46  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.44 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Late Migration of Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device to the Descending Thoracic Aorta
Hyo-Hyun Kim, Gi-Jong Yi, and Suk-Won Song
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 47-49  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.47 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Mixed Infection of Mycobacterium abscessus subsp. abscessus and Mycobacterium tuberculosis in the Lung
Sungmin Sohn, Sungho Wang, Hyejin Shi, Sungrock Park, Sangki Lee, and Kyoung Taek Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 50-53  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.50 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Primary Intrapulmonary Thymoma Presenting as a Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Woohyun Jung, Chang Hyun Kang, Young Tae Kim, and In Kyu Park
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 54-58  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.54 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Malignant Transformation of Pulmonary Benign Metastasizing Leiomyoma
Kyung Sub Song, Dong Yoon Keum, and Il Seon Hwang
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 59-63  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.59 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Viscum album Pleurodesis for Primary Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Dongsub Noh, Joon Suk Park, and Doo Yun Lee
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 64-67  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.64 PDF PubMed Central Google Scholar Search
Multiple Thymoma with Myasthenia Gravis
Dong Hyun Seo, and Sukki Cho
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2017; 50(1): 68-70  https://doi.org/10.5090/kjtcs.2017.50.1.68 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
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.
Trainees Can Safely Learn Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy despite Limited Experience in Open Lobectomy
Woo Sik Yu, Chang Young Lee, Seokkee Lee, Do Jung Kim, and Kyung Young Chung
Received: July 16, 2014; Revised: November 6, 2014; Accepted: November 7, 2014.
Validity and Reliability of the Turkish Version of the Nuss Questionnaire Modified for Adults
A. Tugba Bahadir, Pinar Kuru, Ceyda Afacan, Nezih Onur Ermerak, Korkut Bostanci, and Mustafa Yuksel
Received: July 21, 2014; Revised: November 3, 2014; Accepted: November 5, 2014.

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