CARDIOVASCULAR ENGINEERING

CARDIOVASCULAR
ENGINEERING

Journal for Extracorporeal Circulation, Assist Devices, Transplantation and Artificial Organs

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The CARDIOVASCULAR ENGINEERING Journal for Extracorporeal Circulation, Assist Devices, Transplantation and Artificial Organs (CVE) is conceived as a peer-reviewed international journal. It publishes editorials, original articles, clinical reports, laboratory reports, reviews, medical and technical intelligence articles, special articles, letters to the editor and book reviews. The journal, open to scientists in medical and industrial institutions, carries on the dialogue between physicians, technologists and pharmacists.


Editor-in-Chief
R. Körfer
Herz- und Diabetes-Zentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen
Universitätsklinik der Ruhruniversität Bochum
Georgstr. 11
D-32545 Bad Oeynhausen Germany
Phone: ++49-5731-971333
Fax: ++49-5731-971300
Email: rkoerfer@hdz-nrw.de

Co-Editor-in-Chief WAITS
J. Wada
IPO Box 5048
Tokyo International Post Office
Tokyo 100-3191
Japan
Phone: ++81-3-4607-9600
Fax: ++81-3-5660-3230

Co-Editor
K. Minami
Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Managing Editor
N. Mirow
Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Corresponding Editors
D.A. Cooley, Houston, USA
S. R. Gundry, Loma Linda, CA, USA
D. Horstkotte, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
R. A. Jonas, Boston, MA, USA
W. J. Kolff, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Y. Nosé, Houston, TX, USA
L. K. von Segesser, Lausanne, Switzerland
F. Unger, Salzburg, Austria
E. Wolner, Wien, Austria
Sir M. Yacoub, London, UK
Editorial Staff
A. El-Banayosy, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
G. Kleikamp, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
H. Körtke, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
G. Tenderich, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
H.-H. Weitkemper, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany

Editorial Secretary
S. Traut, Germany

Language Editor
K. Sagoo, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany


Editorial Board
W. Ade, Tokyo, Japan
F.J. Benetti, Buenos Aires, Argentina
F. Beyersdorf, Freiburg, Germany
J. Boldt, Ludwigshafen, Germany
A.Y. Bozer, Ankara, Turkey
P. Brücke, Linz, Austria
R. C.-J. Chu, Taipei, Taiwan
D.J. Cook, Rochester, USA
A. F. Corno, Lausanne, Switzerland
M. DaSilva, Birmingham, U.K.
J.M. Deng, New York, USA
F. Eckersberger, Wien, Austria
J. Ennker, Lahr, Germany
J.-N. Fabiani, Paris, France
O.H. Frazier, Houston, USA
S. Hagl, Heidelberg, Germany
C. Hammer, München, Germany
A. Haverich, Hannover, Germany

G. Hellige, Göttingen, Germany
H. Huysmans, Leiden, The Netherlands
J. Ostermeyer, Hamburg, Germany
J.W. Park, Dresden, Germany
A. Pavie, Paris, France
P.M. Portner, Stanford, USA
B. Reichart, München, Germany
H. Reul, Aachen, Germany
J. Robbins, Cincinnati, USA
T.A. Salerno, Buffalo, USA
H.-H. Scheld, Münster, Germany
J.-G. Schoevaerdts, Yvoir, Belgium
H.-D. Schulte, Düsseldorf, Germany
N.G. Stolf, Sao Paulo, Brazil
E.R. de Vivie, Köln, Germany
Y. Iwaki, Los Angeles, USA
W.R.E. Jamieson, Vancouver, Canada
I. Jelic, Zagreb, Croatia

N. Kamada, Sydney, Australia
R. Keon, Ottawa, Canada
W. Konertz, Berlin, Germany
H. Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan
W.-P. Klövekorn, Bad Nauheim, Germany
A. Laczkovics, Bochum, Germany
P.E. Lange, Berlin, Germany
D.F. Larson, Arizona, USA
D.W. Liepsch, München, Germany
D. Loisance, Creteil, France
N. Mendler, München, Germany
J.E. Molina, Minneapolis, USA
J. M. Murkin, London, Canada
T. Mussivand, Ottawa, Canada
C. Olin, Linköping, Sweden
R. Omoto, Saitama, Japan
C. Ongcharit, Bangkok, Thailand
U. von Oppell, Cape Town, South Africa

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Editorial Office:
"Cardiovascular Engineering"
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Publisher: W. Pabst
Production/Administration: C. Döring
System Administrator Internet: A. Vahrenhorst

CARDIOVASCULAR ENGINEERING (CVE) is published four times per year (March, June, September, December). Subscriptions run for a full calendar year. The price per volume, supplements and surface postage included: individuals 40,- USD/30,- Euro, institutions 100,- USD/80,- Euro, members of WAITS 20,00 USD/15,- Euro. Orders and payment should be addressed to the publisher's office and paid to postgiroamt Köln, account no. 208157-503, bank code no. 37010050.