Editorial Board

The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon

Editor-in-Chief

M. Heinemann, Mainz, Germany

Editor ThCVS Reports

A. Böning, Giessen, Germany

Editorial Administrator

B. Zehmer, Mainz, Germany

Society Representatives

A. Beckmann, Berlin, Germany
J. Cremer, Kiel, Germany
A. Diegeler, Bad Neustadt/Saale, Germany
F. Eckstein, Basel, Switzerland
W. Harringer, Braunschweig, Germany
F. Siclari, Lugano, Switzerland
J. Rein, Stuttgart, Germany
M. Roth (locum), Bad Nauheim, Germany
A. Welz, Bonn, Germany

Founding Editor

K. Vossschulte†, 1953-1977

Former Editors

H. G. Borst, 1978-1986
K. Stapenhorst†, 1987-1995
W. P. Klövekorn†, 1996-2010

Editorial Board

J. Albes, Bernau, Germany
M. Antunes, Coimbra, Portugal
T. Aybek, Ankara, Turkey
T. Bilfinger, Stony Brook, USA
D. Boethig, Hannover, Germany (Statistical Advisor)
D. Buchwald, Bochum, Germany
A. M. Calafiore, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Th. Carrel, Bern, Switzerland
S. Dhein, Leipzig, Germany
N. Doll, Stuttgart, Germany
S. Ensminger, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
R. A. Esposito, New York, USA
G. Friedel, Gerlingen, Germany
H. Gaissert, Boston, USA
M. Grabenwöger, Vienna, Austria
M. Gutberlet, Leipzig, Germany
M. Karck, Heidelberg, Germany
A. Maier, Graz, Austria
M. G. Massad, Chicago, USA
Sh. Miyamoto, Oita, Japan
L. Müller, Innsbruck, Austria
G. Nickenig, Bonn, Germany
K. Okabe, Yamaguchi, Japan
K. H. Orend, Ulm, Germany
H. Reichenspruner, Hamburg, Germany
C. Schmid, Regensburg, Germany
H. H. Sievers, Kiel, Germany
B. Stiller, Freiburg, Germany
P. Tassani-Prell, Munich, Germany
H. Thiele, Leipzig, Germany
G. Thiene, Padova, Italy
G. Trummer, Freiburg, Germany
Th. Walther, Bad Nauheim, Germany
G. Watanabe, Tokyo, Japan
T. Welte, Hannover, Germany

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