Vol 11, Supplement 10 (June 19, 2019): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Circulation: Not a Technique But a Strategy)

Original Article

Initial experiences with a centrifugal-pump based minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation system in pediatric congenital cardiac surgery
Alexander Kadner, Paul Philipp Heinisch, Maris Bartkevics, Serena Wyss, Hans-Joerg Jenni, Gabor Erdoes, Balthasar Eberle, Thierry Carrel
Effects of pulsatile minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation on fibrinolysis and organ protection in adult cardiac surgery—a prospective randomized trial
Angelika Graßler, Robert Bauernschmitt, Irene Guthoff, Andreas Kunert, Markus Hoenicka, Günter Albrecht, Andreas Liebold
Controlled automated reperfusion of the whole body after cardiac arrest
Georg Trummer, Christoph Benk, Friedhelm Beyersdorf
Single-center experience with the combination of Cardioplexol™ cardioplegia and MiECC for isolated coronary artery bypass graft procedures
Hendrik Tevaearai Stahel, Silvio Barandun, Emilie Kaufmann, Brigitta Gahl, Lars Englberger, Hansjoerg Jenni, Alberto Weber, Thierry Aymard, Erich Gygax, Thierry Carrel


Minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation (MiECC): the state-of-the-art in perfusion
Kyriakos Anastasiadis, Helena Argiriadou, Apostolos Deliopoulos, Polychronis Antonitsis
From minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation type I to type III: the perfusionist’s view
Hansjoerg Jenni, Paul Philipp Heinisch, Balthasar Eberle, Fabian Gisler, Alexander Kadner, Thierry Carrel
Point-of-care coagulation management during surgery with minimal invasive extracorporeal circulation
Helena Argiriadou, Polychronis Antonitsis, Apostolos Deliopoulos, Kyriakos Anastasiadis


The supplement “Minimally Invasive Extracorporeal Circulation: Not a Technique But a Strategy” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Journal of Thoracic Disease without any sponsorship or funding. Thierry Carrel served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the supplement.