Editorial introductions
Acute and chronic pain after thoracotomies – editorial review
Pediatric thoracic anesthesia
Pain management for pediatric thoracic surgery
The lung during and after thoracic anaesthesia
Non-analgetic effects of thoracic epidural anaesthesia
Airway management and artificial ventilation in intensive care
New modalities in echocardiography: tissue Doppler and strain rate imaging – editorial review
Statins in the prevention of perioperative cardiovascular complications
Neurocognitive outcomes: the year in review
Anaesthesia management for pulmonary endarterectomy
Mitochondrial function in cardiomyocytes: target for cardioprotection
Nesiritide in cardiovascular anesthesia
Activated recombinant factor VII in cardiac surgery
Current World Literature