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Extensive deployment of the stented elephant trunk is associated with an increased risk of spinal cord injury.
- J. Flores, T. Kunihara, N. Shiiya, K. Yoshimoto, K. Matsuzaki, K. Yasuda
- The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular…
- 1 February 2006
OBJECTIVE Thoracic aortic aneurysm repair with the stented elephant trunk technique seems to be associated with an increased risk of spinal cord injury. We investigated whether severe atherosclerosis… Expand
Clinical and epidemiologic analysis of giant cell (temporal) arteritis from a nationwide survey in 1998 in Japan: the first government-supported nationwide survey.
OBJECTIVE To elucidate epidemiologic and clinical manifestations of Japanese patients with giant cell arteritis (GCA), the first nationwide survey for GCA was conducted in 1998 in Japan. METHODS… Expand
Thoracic and cardiovascular surgery in Japan during 2000. Annual report by the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery.
Long-term results of aortic valve regurgitation after repair of ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm.
- T. Murashita, T. Kubota, Y. Kamikubo, N. Shiiya, K. Yasuda
- The Annals of thoracic surgery
- 1 May 2002
BACKGROUND We reviewed our 35-year-experience to investigate the determinants of long-term results of aortic valve regurgitation (AR) after surgical repair of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysms… Expand
Inflammatory Aneurysms of the Abdominal Aorta
Surgical results for active endocarditis with prosthetic valve replacement: impact of culture-negative endocarditis on early and late outcomes.
- T. Murashita, H. Sugiki, Y. Kamikubo, K. Yasuda
- European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery…
- 1 December 2004
OBJECTIVE Surgical treatment of active infective endocarditis requires not only hemodynamic repair, but also special emphasis on the eradication of the infectious focus to prevent recurrence. This… Expand
Autologous transplantation of peripheral blood endothelial progenitor cells (CD34+) for therapeutic angiogenesis in patients with critical limb ischemia.
- F. Kudo, T. Nishibe, M. Nishibe, K. Yasuda
- International angiology : a journal of the…
- 1 December 2003
AIM Intramuscular injection of endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) may constitute an alternative treatment strategy for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). We performed transplantations of… Expand
Naloxone lowers cerebrospinal fluid levels of excitatory amino acids after thoracoabdominal aortic surgery.
- T. Kunihara, K. Matsuzaki, N. Shiiya, Y. Saijo, K. Yasuda
- Journal of vascular surgery
- 1 October 2004
OBJECTIVE Although naloxone has been used to prevent ischemic spinal cord injury (SCI), its effect on excitatory amino acids (EAAs) has not been understood. We investigated the clinical significance… Expand
Coronary artery bypass surgery in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm: detection and treatment of concomitant coronary artery disease.
- J. Takahashi, Jun Okude, +4 authors K. Yasuda
- Annals of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery…
- 1 August 2002
OBJECTIVES Complication due to coronary artery disease (CAD) is a major cause of mortality in the surgical treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The purpose was to show 1) the incidence of… Expand
Distribution of arterial involvement in thromboangiitis obliterans (buerger’s disease): Results of a study conducted by the Intractable Vasculitis syndromes research group in Japan
The clinical profile of thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) has been changing. The purpose of this study was to clarify the distribution of arterial involvement in this disease, based on a nationwide… Expand