Learn More
BACKGROUND Anastomotic needle hole bleeding is a frequently encountered problem in cardiovascular surgeries. OBJECTIVE To examine the feasibility of crosslinked gelatin glue as an anastomotic needle hole sealant in comparison with fibrin glue. METHODS The in vitro burst water pressures were measured for gelatin and fibrin glue sealed needle holes of(More)
BACKGROUND Lifestyle-related diseases represented by metabolic syndrome develop as results of complex interaction. By using health check-up data from two large studies collected during a long-term follow-up, we searched for risk factors associated with the development of metabolic syndrome. METHODS In our original study, we selected 77 case subjects who(More)
  • 1