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  • Hiroaki Okamoto, Kouhei Fujimoto, Akinori Tamenishi, Tsuguo Niimi
  • Medicine
  • The Japanese journal of thoracic and…
  • 2001 (First Publication: 1 February 2001)
  • OBJECTIVE As a new adjunct to surgical repair for a thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm, we have devised and used visceral perfusion in combination with alternate venous drainage and return of warmedContinue Reading
  • Hiroshi Okamoto, Akinori Tamenishi, Yutaka Itoh, Takao Niimi
  • Medicine
  • The Japanese journal of thoracic and…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 February 2004)
  • We describe a case of severely calcified posterior mitral annulus associated with grade IV mitral regurgitation in addition to significant hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. A 70-year-old womanContinue Reading
  • Masashi Toyama, Naoki Kida, Akinori Tamenishi, Hiroshi Okamoto
  • Medicine
  • General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 April 2009)
  • Hypothermia and immunosuppressive drugs may promote surgical wound infection. We successfully performed an emergency total arch replacement with mild hypothermia and selective cerebral perfusion forContinue Reading