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27.01.2023 | Original Article

Prognostic factors for pulmonary carcinoid with positive lymph node after surgical resection: a SEER database study

Pulmonary carcinoid (PC) is a rare well differentiated lung neuroendocrine tumor (NET), which accounts for only 1–2% of all pulmonary neoplasms [ 1 , 2 ]. PC is divided into low-grade typical carcinoid (TC) and intermediate-grade atypical carcinoid …

12.01.2023 | Review Article

Improving survival after pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcoma: analysis of prognostic factors

Pulmonary Metastasectomy (PM) is a widely utilised but currently debated surgical practice that aims to improve survival in oligometastatic cancer patients. The lung represents a frequent site for solid-organ metastasis, and 20–40% of all sarcoma …

04.01.2023 | Review Article

Externally mounted versus internally mounted leaflet aortic bovine pericardial bioprosthesis: meta-analysis

Bioprosthetic valves are increasingly favored over mechanical valves for surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) with an aging population in the era of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) [ 1 ]. Although previous single-arm observational …

03.01.2023 | Original Article

Long-term results of one-and-a-half ventricle repair with open azygos vein

The one-and-a-half ventricle repair (1.5VR), i.e., intracardiac repair with an adjunction of bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt (BCPS) was proposed in 1989 for pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum [ 1 ]. The 1.5VR can be used for complex …

30.12.2022 | Original Article

Comprehensive outcomes after primary arterial switch operation

Recently, the long-term prognosis of transposition of the great arteries (TGA) after an arterial switch operation (ASO) has rapidly improved; however, the long-term complications have become a problem, and it is necessary to devise surgical …

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The General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery is the official publication of The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery and The Japanese Association for Chest Surgery, the affiliated journal of The Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, that publishes clinical and experimental studies in fields related to thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

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Volume 46/1998 - Volume 71/2023
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