Erratum to: Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in Japan during 2013: Annual report by The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery (General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, (2015), 63, 12, (670-701), 10.1007/s11748-015-0590-3)

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The following errors appeared in the above-cited article. (A) Cardiovascular surgery section: in the 3rd paragraph, on the 4th line, “9168 cases in 2003” should read “9165 cases in 2003”; on the 6th line, “15,757 cases in thoracic aortic aneurysm” should read “15,758 cases in thoracic aortic aneurysm”; on the 8th line, “4.0, 4.6 and 14.6%, respectively” should read “4.0, 4.7 and 14.6%, respectively”; on the 10th line, “16,752 cases” should read “16,560 cases”; and on the 13th line, “83.4% increase” should read “83.8% increase”. In the 5th paragraph, on the 14th line, “6.7% in 2003” should read “6.9% in 2003”. In the 6th paragraph, on the 2nd line, “83.4%” should read “83.8%”; on the 4th line, “placement” should read “replacement”, and “2.2 and 3.7%” should read “2.9 and 5.4%”; on the 6th line, “0.8%” should read “1.1%”; on the 25th line, “38.2%” should read “38.3%”; and on the 26th line, “41.9%” should read “59.4%”. In the 7th paragraph, on the 11th line, “23.4%” should read “22.4%”. In the 8th paragraph, on the 3rd line, “1.0 and 1.7%” should read “0.8 and 1.4%”; on the 10th line, “5.5%” should read “7.3%”; and on the 14th line, “8.5–6.4%” should read “8.0–6.4%”. In the 9th paragraph, on the 2nd line, “414 operations” should read “840 operations”; and on the 4th line, “298 operations” should read “371 operations”. In the 11th paragraph, on the 6th line, “8171 cases” should read “8971 cases”; and on the 9th line, “2.2%” should read “3.2%”. In the 13th paragraph, on the 4th line, “42% increase” should read “4.2% increase”. Additionally, there are some errors in the following tables. Table 3 (3), on the 4th line (4 Damus–Kaye–Stansel operation), values of the columns “Neonate; Hospital mortality”, “Infant; 30-day mortality; Hospital”, and “Infant; Hospital mortality” should be “1 (33.3)”, “4 (8.0)”, and “6 (12.0)”, not “1”, “4”, and “6”, respectively. The title for Table 9 should read “Pacemaker + ICD (total; 4660)”. In (B) General thoracic surgery section, Table 33, the first line of the column “30-day mortality; Hospital” should read “7 (0.4)”, not “7 (1.4)”. Other tables with errors and their corrections are given below. In addition, the following error appeared in the abovecited article. (A) Cardiovascular surgery section: in the 2nd paragraph, on the 6th line, “A total of 67,325 cardiovascular operations” should read “A total of 65,312 cardiovascular operations”. (Table presented.).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-186
Number of pages5
JournalGeneral thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
Volume65
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Mar 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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