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Injectable hydrogel properties influence infarct expansion and extent of postinfarction left ventricular remodeling in an ovine model
- Jamie L. Ifkovits, Elena Tous, +6 authors J. Burdick
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 7 June 2010
A recent trend has emerged that involves myocardial injection of biomaterials, containing cells or acellular, following myocardial infarction (MI) to influence the remodeling response through both… Expand
On the In Vivo Deformation of the Mitral Valve Anterior Leaflet: Effects of Annular Geometry and Referential Configuration
- Rouzbeh Amini, Chad E. Eckert, +5 authors Michael S. Sacks
- Medicine, Chemistry
- Annals of Biomedical Engineering
- 11 February 2012
Alteration of the native mitral valve (MV) shape has been hypothesized to have a profound effect on the local tissue stress distribution, and is potentially linked to limitations in repair… Expand
In vivo chronic myocardial infarction characterization by spin locked cardiovascular magnetic resonance
- W. Witschey, G. Zsido, +9 authors R. Gorman
- Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
- 15 June 2012
BackgroundLate gadolinium enhanced (LGE) cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) is frequently used to evaluate myocardial viability, estimate total infarct size and transmurality, but is not always… Expand
Prevalence of venous thromboembolism in neurosurgical patients
This study was conducted to clarify the prevalence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in neurosurgical patients. Prospective study for venous thromboembolism screening after neurosurgery was conducted.… Expand
Hydrodynamics of aortic cannulae during extracorporeal circulation in a mock aortic arch aneurysm model.
- M. Minakawa, I. Fukuda, Takao Igarashi, K. Fukui, Hideki Yanaoka, Takao Inamura
- Artificial organs
- 1 February 2010
This study was designed to analyze flow pattern, velocity, and strain on the aortic wall of a glass aortic arch aneurysm model during the extracorporeal circulation, and to elucidate the… Expand
Improved outcome of surgical pulmonary embolectomy by aggressive intervention for critically ill patients.
- I. Fukuda, S. Taniguchi, K. Fukui, M. Minakawa, K. Daitoku, Y. Suzuki
- The Annals of thoracic surgery
- 1 March 2011
BACKGROUND Acute massive pulmonary thromboembolism is a life-threatening disorder, and prompt treatment is necessary. We analyzed the outcome of pulmonary embolectomy for massive pulmonary embolism.… Expand
Early and long-term outcome of total arch replacement using selective cerebral perfusion.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to analyze mortality and morbidity of patients undergoing total arch replacement. METHODS We analyzed data from 122 patients who underwent total arch… Expand
Shaggy and calcified aorta: surgical implications
- I. Fukuda, K. Daitoku, M. Minakawa, W. Fukuda
- General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
- 13 February 2013
Atheroembolism is an emerging problem in cardiovascular surgery, especially in elderly patients. Severe atherosclerosis of the thoracic aorta usually reflects systemic atherosclerosis. Aggressive… Expand
Left atrial maze procedure: a useful addition to other corrective operations.
BACKGROUND The left atrial maze procedure is performed to treat atrial fibrillation (AF), mainly in patients with mitral valve disease. In this study, we assessed the midterm results of this… Expand
Effect of cannula shape on aortic wall and flow turbulence: hydrodynamic study during extracorporeal circulation in mock thoracic aorta.
- M. Minakawa, I. Fukuda, J. Yamazaki, K. Fukui, Hideki Yanaoka, Takao Inamura
- Artificial organs
- 1 December 2007
This study was designed to analyze flow pattern, velocity, and strain on the aortic wall of a glass aortic model during extracorporeal circulation, and to elucidate the characteristics of flow… Expand