Ippei Takazawa

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The effects of recombinant insulin-like growth factor I (rIGF-I) on wound healing were tested using senescent and young BDF-1 mice, aged 108 weeks and 10 weeks, respectively. After inflicting a full thickness dermal burn encompassing 15% of the body surface, a skin incision, 2 cm in length, was made in the back. A silicone tube containing a piece of(More)
Between 2003 and 2014, at Jichi Medical University Hospital, 11 patients with prosthetic valve endocarditis (PVE) underwent re-operation. There was 1 in-hospital death and 2 late deaths. The cause of death was cirrhosis, heart failure and sepsis, respectively. Emergency surgery, previous double valve replacement (DVR) and Staphylococcus infection were(More)
A congenital left coronary artery anomaly originating from the right aortic sinus is a rare congenital defect associated with the risk of sudden death in young individuals. In most cases, the proximal portion of the anomalous left coronary artery exists between the ascending aorta and pulmonary trunk, and it has an intramural aortic course; this could(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the clinical performance of the Bicarbon valve (Sorin Biomedica Cardio, Saluggia, Italy) implanted at our center in Japan. METHODS Between January 1997 and December 2011, 415 patients in our institution were implanted with the Bicarbon valve. Nine of these recipients were excluded from(More)