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Cardiovascular Surgery

  • 【2017】
  • 1) Gomibuchi T, Seto T, Yamamoto T, Nakahara K, Ohashi N, Ohtsu Y, Wada Y, Fukui D, Okada K.
    Surgical repair of cervical aortic arch with brain circulation anomaly through clamshell incision.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 104(3): e235-e237, 2017
  • 2) Ichimura H, Shiba Y.
    Recent progress using pluripotent stem cells for cardiac regenerative therapy.
    Circ J. 81(7): 929-935, 2017
  • 3) Ogasawara T, Okano S, Ichimura H, Kadota S, Tanaka Y, Minami I, Uesugi M, Wada Y, Saito N, Okada K, Kuwahara K, Shiba Y.
    Impact of extracellular matrix on engraftment and maturation of pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes in a rat myocardial infarct model.
    Sci Rep. 7(1): 8630
  • 4) Kehara H, Wada Y, Fukui D, Shingu K, Seto T, Okada K.
    Nontraumatic proximal ulnar artery pseudoaneurysm mimicking a soft tissue tumor in image modality.
    Ann Vasc Surg. [Epub ahead of print]
  • 5) Minagawa T, Fukui D, Shingu K, Ogawa T, Okada K, Ishizuka O.
    Intraoperative detection of inferior vena caval tumor thrombus extending from metastatic lymph node of renal cell carcinoma using ultrasonography.
    J Med Ultrason (2001). 2017 Oct 27. doi: 10. 1007/s10396-017-0838-x.
  • 【2016】
  • 1) Shiba Y, Gomibuchi T, Seto T, Wada Y, Ichimura H, Tanaka Y, Ogasawara T, Okada K, Shiba N, Sakamoto K, Ido D, Shiina T, Ohkura M, Nakai J, Uno N, Kazuki Y, Oshimura M, Minami I, Ikeda U.
    Allogeneic transplantation of iPS cell-derived cardiomyocytes regenerates primate hearts.
    Nature. 538(7625): 388-391, 2016
  • 2) Yu J, Morimoto K, Bao W, Yu Z, Okita Y, Okada K.
    Glucagon-like peptide-1 prevented abdominal aortic aneurysm development in rats.
    Surg Today. 46(9): 1099-1107, 2016
  • 3) Omura A, Miyahara S, Yamanaka K, Sakamoto T, Matsumori M, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Early and late outcomes of repaired acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection after graft replacement.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 151(2): 341-348, 2016
  • 4) Yu Z, Morimoto K, Yu J, Bao W, Okita Y, Okada K.
    Endogenous SOD Activation by Oral Administration of Riboflavin Inhibits Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Formation in Rats.
    J Vasc Surg 64(3): 737-745, 2016
  • 【2015】
  • 1) Yu J, Morimoto K, Bao W, Yu Z, Okita Y, Okada K.
    Glucagon-like peptide-1 prevented abdominal aortic aneurysm development in rats.
    Surg Today. [Epub ahead of print]
  • 2) Omura A, Miyahara S, Yamanaka K, Sakamoto T, Matsumori M, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Early and late outcomes of repaired acute DeBakey type I aortic dissection after graft replacement.
    J ThoracCardiovasc Surg.151(2):341-348, 2015
  • 3) Miyahara S, Matsueda T, Izawa N, Yamanaka K, Sakamoto T, Nomura Y, Morimoto N, Inoue T, Matsumori M, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Mid-Term Results of Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in Patients With Expanded Indications.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 100(3):845-851,2015
  • 4) Yu Z, Morimoto K, Yu J, Bao W, Okita Y, Okada K.
    Endogenous superoxide dismutase activation by oral administration of riboflavin reduces abdominal aortic aneurysm formation in rats.
    J Vasc Surg. 2015 Jun 9
  • 5) Miyahara S, Kano H, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Aortic arch aneurysm in a patient with cold agglutinin disease.
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 20(5):687-688,2015
  • 6) Yamanaka K, Matsueda T, Miyahara S, Nomura Y, Sakamoto T, Morimoto N, Inoue T, Matsumori M, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Surgical strategy for aortic prosthetic graft infection with 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography.
    Gen ThoracCardiovasc Surg. 2015 Jan 8.
  • 7) Kano H, Okada K, Morimoto K, Bao W, Fukase K, Ito A, Okita Y.
    Prediction of reversibility of intestinal mucosal damage after ischemia-reperfusion injury by plasma intestinal fatty acid-binding protein levels in pigs.
    Perfusion.30(8):617-625,2015
  • 8) Miyahara S, Nakai H, Izawa N, Yamanaka K, Sakamoto T, Nomura Y, Inoue T, Matsumori M, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Influences of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on outcomes of total arch replacement.
    Ann Thorac Surg.99(1):72-78,2015
  • 9) Minami H, Miyahara S, Okada K, Matsumori M, Kano H, Inoue T, Sakamoto T, Okita Y.
    Clinical outcomes of combined aortic root reimplantation technique and total arch replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 48(1):152-157,2015
  • 10) Yamanaka K, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Aortic root replacement with a valve-sparing technique for quadricuspid aortic valve.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.47(4):741-743,2015
  • 11) Tanaka A, Shirasaka T, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Aggressive multiple surgical interventions to pulmonary artery sarcoma.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.47(2):384-385,2015
  • 12) Shirasaka T, Okada K, Kano H, Matsumori M, Inoue T, Okita Y.
    New indicator of postoperative delayed awakening after total aortic arch replacement.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg.47(1):101-105,2015
  • 13) Fukui D, Wada Y, Ohtsu Y, Komatsu K, Ohashi N, Nakahara K, Gomibuchi T, Seto T, Okada K.
    Celiac Artery Aneurysm Due to Chronic Spontaneous Dissection: Two Cases of Surgical Repair.
    World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases.5(2):27-31,2015
  • 14) Gomibuchi T, Takano T, Wada Y, Terasaki T, Seto T, Fukui D.
    Patch detachment after mitral valve repair with posterior leaflet augmentation: a case report.
    J Cardiothorac Surg.12(10):118,2015
  • 15) Gomibuchi T, Takano T, Wada Y, Terasaki T, Seto T, Fukui D.
    Pseudoaneurysm of graft-graft anastomosis of a hand-sewn branched graft: a case report.
    J Cardiothorac Surg.10:152,2015
  • 16) Daly KP, Dearling JL, Seto T, Dunning P, Fahey F, Packard AB, Briscoe DM.
    Use of [18F]FDG Positron Emission Tomography to Monitor the Development of Cardiac Allograft Rejection.
    Transplantation.99(9):e132-e139,2015
  • 【2014】
  • 1) Yoshida K, Okada K, Miyahara S, Omura S, Inoue T, Minami H, Okita Y.
    Mitral Valve Replacement versus Annuloplasty for Treating Severe Functional Mitral
    Regurgitation.
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 62 (1):38-47, 2014
  • 2) Okada K, Omura A, Kano H, Nakai H, Miyahara S, Minami H, Okita Y.
    Outcome of Elective Total Aortic Arch Replacement in Patients with Non-Dialysis Dependent
    Renal Insufficiency Stratified by Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 147(3):966-972, 2014
  • 3) Bao W, Morimoto K, Hasegawa T, Sasaki N, Yamashita T, Hirata K, Okita Y, Okada K.
    Orally Administered Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor (Alogliptin) Prevents Abdominal Aortic
    Aneurysm Formation through an Antioxidant Effect in Rats.
    J Vasc Surg. 59(4):1098-1108, 2014
  • 4) Tanaka A, Hasegawa T, Morimoto K, Bao W, Jie Y, Okita Y, Tabata Y, Okada K.
    Controlled Release of Ascorbic Acid from Gelatin Hydrogel Attenuates Abdominal Aortic
    Aneurysm Formation in Rat Experimental Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Model.
    J Vasc Surg. 60(3):749-758, 2014
  • 5) Omura A, Yamanaka K, Miyahara S, Sakamoto T, Inoue T, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Early patency rate and fate of reattached intercostal arteries after repair of thoracoabdominal
    aortic aneurysms.
  • J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 147(6):1861-1867, 2014
  • 6) Okada K, Yamanaka K, Sakamoto T, Inoue T, Matsumori M, Kawakami F, Okita Y.
    In situ total aortic arch replacement for infected distal aortic arch aneurysms with penetrating
    atherosclerotic ulcer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 148(5):2096-2100, 2014
  • 7) Okita Y, Yamanaka K, Okada K, Matsumori M, Inoue T, Fukase K, Sakamoto T, Miyahara S,
    Shirasaka T, Izawa N, Ohara T, Nomura Y, Nakai H, Gotake Y, Kano H.
    Strategies for the treatment of aorto-oesophageal fistula.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 46(5):894-900, 2014
  • 8) Yamanaka K, Omura A, Nomura Y, Miyahara S, Shirasaka T, Sakamoto T, Inoue T, Matsumori
    M, Minami H, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Surgical strategy for aorta-related infection.
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 46(6):974-980, 2014
  • 9) Taniguchi Y, Miyagawa K, Nakayama K, Kinutani H, Shinke T, Okada K, Okita Y, Hirata KI,
    Emoto N.
    Balloon pulmonary angioplasty: an additional treatment option to improve the prognosis of
    patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
    EuroIntervention. 10(4):518-525, 2014
  • 10) Miyahara S, Inoue T, Minami H, Okada K, Okita Y.
    Total arch replacement via antero-lateral thoracotomy with partial sternotomy in patients with a
    tracheostoma: report of two cases.
    Surg Today. 44(5):972-975, 2014
  • 11) Daly KP, Dearling JL, Seto T, Dunning P, Fahey F, Packard AB, Briscoe DM.
    Use of [18F]FDG Positron Emission Tomography to Monitor the Development of Cardiac
    Allograft Rejection.
    Transplantation. [Epub ahead of print]
  • 12) Seto T, Fukui D, Tanaka H, Komatsu K, Ohtsu Y, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Takano T, Koike S,
    Amano J.
    Tracheo-Bronchial Obstruction and Esophageal Perforation after TEVAR for Thoracic Aortic
    Rupture.
    Ann Vasc Dis. 7(4):421-425, 2014
  • 13) Seto T, Takano T, Ichimura H, Fujii T, Komatsu K, Ohtsu Y, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Fukui D,
    Murata S, Amano J.
    Pericoronary pseudotumor caused by helicobacter cinaedi.
    Int Heart J. 55(5):463-465, 2014
  • 14) Seto T, Takano T, Komatsu K, Ohtsu Y, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Fukui D, Koike S, Amano J.
    Delayed esophageal perforation secondary to thoracic aortic aneurysm rupture in a patient with
    human immunodeficiency virus infection.
    Ann Vasc Dis. 7(2):191-194, 2014
  • 15) Komatsu K, Takano T, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Seto T, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Surgical outcomes of acute type A aortic dissection in elderly patients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 97(5):1576-1581, 2014
  • 16) Gomibuchi T, Kono T, Takahashi K, Wada Y, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Hybrid thoracic endovascular aortic repair of ascending aortic pseudoaneurysm.
    J Vasc Surg. 59(6):1695-1697, 2014
  • 17)Takano T, Seto T, Asaka S, Terasaki T, Ohashi N, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Structural Valve Deterioration of Porcine Bioprosthesis Soon after Mitral Valve Repair and Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;20:717-9.
  • 18)Amano J, Takahashi K, Seto T, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Fukui D, Takano T.
    Paravalvular Abscess of the Mitral Valve with Fistula to the Left Ventricle and Detachment of the Coronary Sinus in a Young Woman.Ann
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;20 :720-4.
  • 19)Takano T, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Seto T, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Treatment of Prosthetic Graft Infection after Thoracic Aorta Replacement.
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;20:304-9.
  • 20)Seto T, Takano T, Ohtsu Y, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Cardiac Papillary Fibroelastoma: Report of Three Cases.
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014;20:893-6.
  • 21)Saigusa T, Izawa A, Miura T, Ebisawa S, Shiba Y, Miyashita Y, Tomita T, Koyama J, Fukui D, Takano T, Amano J, Ikeda U.
    Low Levels of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Predict the Presence of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Aortic Aneurysms.
    Angiology. 2014 ;65:710-5.
  • 【2013】
  • 1) Amano J, Nakayama J, Yoshimura Y, Ikeda U.
    Clinical classification of cardiovascular tumors and tumor-like lesions, and its incidences. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 61(8):435-447,2013
  • 2) Amano J, Kuwano H, Yokomise H
    Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in Japan during 2011: Annual report by The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery.
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 61(10):578-607,2013
  • 3)Takano T, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Ohashi N, Komatsu K, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Early bioprosthetic valve calcification with alfacalcidol supplementation.
    J Cardiothorac Surg.8: 11,2013
  • 4)TakanoT, Wada Y, Seto T, Terasaki T, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Prosthesis-sparing aortic root replacement following aortic valve replacement.
    Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals. 2013 ;22:734-736.
  • 5)Takano T.
    Treatment Option for Prosthetic Graft Infection after Thoracic Aorta Replacement.
    J Vasc Med Surg.1(3):1000e109,2013
  • 6)Terasaki T, Takano T, Michinaga Y, Yokokawa M, Wada Y, Seto T, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Clinical results and pump analysis of the Gyro pump for long-term extracorporeal life support. Artif Organs. 37(9):810-815,2013
  • 7)Miyamoto T, Tachibana R, Kobara H, Takano T, Kato H, Shimizu A, Ohya A, Uehara T, Shiozawa T.
    Recurrent low-grade endometrial stromal sarcoma with intracaval and intracardiac tumor thrombus: diagnosis, treatment, and surgical management.
    Int Canc Conf J. [Epub ahead of print]
  • 8)Fukui D, Wada Y, Komatsu K, Fujii T, Ohashi N, Terasaki T, Seto T, Takano T, Amano J.
    Innovative application of available stent grafts in Japan in aortic aneurysm treatment-significance of innovative debranching and chimney method and coil embolization procedure.
    Ann Vasc Dis. 6(3):601-611,2013
  • 9) Takano T, Terasaki T, Takahashi K, Ohtsu Y, Wada Y, Fukui D, Amano J.
    Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis after Double Valve Replacement with the Manouguian Procedure. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013;19:151-3.
  • 【2012】
  • 1) Kuwano H, Amano J, Yokomise H.
    Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in Japan during 2010 : Annual report by TheJapaneseAssociation for Thoracic Surgery.
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 60 (10):680-708,2012
  • 2) Takahashi K, Fukui D, Wada Y, Terasaki T, Ohtsu Y, Komatsu K, Fuke M, Takano T, Amano J.:Indicators of Survival after Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and an Index for Predicting Aneurysmal Rupture Potential. Ann Vasc Dis. 4 (3):209-217, 2011
  • 【2011】
  • 1) Imamura H, Sekiguchi Y, Iwashita T, Dohgomori H, Mochizuki K, Aizawa K, Aso S, Kamiyoshi Y, Ikeda U, Amano J, Okamoto K.:Painless acute aortic dissection. - Diagnostic, prognostic and clinical implications.-. Circ J. 75 (1):59-66, 2011
  • 2) Takano T, Goto H, Hoshino K, Shimada H, Ichinose H, Shinozaki N.:Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Stent ERA. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 17 (3):267-272, 2011
  • 3) Takahashi K, Fukui D, Wada Y, Terasaki T, Ohtsu Y, Komatsu K, Fuke M, Takano T, Amano J.:Indicators of Survival after Open Repair of Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and an Index for Predicting Aneurysmal Rupture Potential. Ann Vasc Dis. 4 (3):209-217, 2011
  • 4) Takano T, Ohtsu Y, Terasaki T, Wada Y, Amano J. :Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis Caused by Staphylococcus Capitis: Report of 4 Cases. J Cardiothorac Surg. 6 (1):131, 2011
  • 5) Tsukioka K, Nobara H, Takano T, Wada Y, Amano J.:Quadricuspid aortic valve with ascending aortic aneurysm: a case report and histopathological investigation. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 17(4):418-421, 2011
  • 【2010】
  • Nishi K,Eishi K,Shibata Y,Amano J,Kaneko T,Okabayashi H,TakaharaY, Takanashi S,Tanemoto K,Yamaguchi H,Kawazoe K:Influence of Prosthetic Heart Valve Sound on a Patient’s Quality of Life. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 16(6):410-416, 2010
  • 【2009】
  • Takano T, Goto H, Ichinose H, Kono T, Tanaka J, Kuroiwa S, Nishimura K:A case of iliac arteriovenous fistula presenting with iliac artery aneurysm preoperatively diagnosed by ultrasonography. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15(2):133-136, 2009
  • 【2008】
  • Schatton T, Murphy GF, Frank NY, Yamaura K, Waaga-Gasser AM, Gasser M, Zhan Q, Jordan S,Duncan LM, Weishaupt C, Fuhlbrigge RC, Kupper TS, Sayegh MH, Frank MH:Identification of cells initiating human melanomas. Nature 451(7176):345-349, 2008
  • Tachi Y, Fukui D, Wada Y, Koshikawa M, Shimodaira S, Ikeda U, Amano J:Changes in angiogenesis-related factors in serum following autologous bone marrow cell implantation for severe limb ischemia. Expert Opin Biol Ther 8(6):705-712, 2008
  • Ueno T, Habicht A, Clarkson MR, Albin MJ, Yamaura K, Boenisch O, Popoola J, Wang Y, Yagita H, Akiba H, Ansari MJ, Yang J, Turka LA, Rothstein DM, Padera RF, Najafian N, Sayegh MH:The emerging role of T cell Ig mucin 1 in alloimmune responses in an experimental mouse transplant model. J Clin Invest 118(2):742-751, 2008