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Aortopulmonary fistula after aortic root replacement.
This report describes a rare case of aortopulmonary fistula in pseudoaneurysm of the left coronary ostial button. A 66-year-old woman suddenly developed congestive heart failure 3 years after aorticExpand
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Stimulating Effect of Japanese Herbal (Kampo) Medicine, Hochuekkito on Upper Respiratory Mucosal Immune System
Japanese herbal (Kampo) medicine, Hochuekkito (Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi-Tang in Chinese, TJ-41) and Juzentaihoto (Shi-Quan-Da-Bu-Tang in Chinese, TJ-48) are well-known Kampo formulas used as tonic. AlthoughExpand
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Lymphocytic hypophysitis and pulmonary sarcoidosis. Report of a case.
Lymphocytic hypophysitis is one of the causes of hypopituitarism in the postpartum period. Some of these patients have been reported to have other organ-specific autoimmune diseases, and the diseaseExpand
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Serum levels of S-glutathionylated proteins as a risk-marker for arteriosclerosis obliterans.
BACKGROUND Oxidative stress plays a role in the development of chronic peripheral arterial disease (PAD) because under these conditions redox regulation is impaired, inducing the S-glutathionylationExpand
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Mammary duct ectasia in children presenting bloody nipple discharge: a case in a pubertal girl.
Mammary duct ectasia occurs rarely in childhood. The authors report on the case of a pubertal girl who was operated on for duct ectasia with bloody nipple discharge. Duct ectasia is regarded as aExpand
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Cerebral revascularization using omentum and muscle free flap for ischemic cerebrovascular disease.
BACKGROUND Indirect cerebral revascularization has been generally accepted in the management of brain ischemia in moyamoya disease. We performed indirect cerebral revascularization by using omentalExpand
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Polysaccharide-Containing Macromolecules in a Kampo (Traditional Japanese Herbal) Medicine, Hochuekkito: Dual Active Ingredients for Modulation of Immune Functions on Intestinal Peyer's Patches and
A traditional Japanese herbal (Kampo) medicine, Hochuekkito (Bu-Zhong-Yi-Qi-Tang in Chinese, TJ-41) is a well-known Kampo formula, and has been found to enhance antigen-specific antibody response inExpand
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Vascularized omental graft to brain surface in ischemic cerebrovascular disease.
The application of vascularized omental graft for the treatment of four patients with ischemic cerebrovascular disease is presented. The superficial temporal artery and vein were used as recipientExpand
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[Aortic aneurysm complicated with coarctation of the aorta and Turner syndrome].
A 23-year-old female with Turner syndrome and horse-shoe kidney underwent the operation of the coarctation of the aorta associated with the thoracic aortic aneurysm. The aortic aneurysm was locatedExpand
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[Aortic root replacement by cryopreserved homograft for prosthetic valve detachment case due to aortitis].
We present a surgical case of a 35-year-old man with aortitis. He had been performed the reconstruction of the right common carotid artery with a saphenous vein graft at 23 years old for his rupturedExpand
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