Tokio Yoshizato

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The benefits and risks of endomyocardial biopsy in infants, children and adolescents were determined by reviewing the indications for and complications and results of 66 procedures in 53 patients aged 2 months to 20 years. One patient had a pneumothorax, and three had a right ventricular perforation. Ventricular tachycardia developed in four patients; it(More)
In nine critically ill neonates with persistent fetal circulation, femoral venous catheters were inserted at the bedside to initiate treatment and provide venous access. After femoral vein puncture or cutdown, a 5-F sheath was placed in the inferior vena cava through the femoral vein. With use of two-dimensional echocardiographic guidance, a 5-F balloon(More)
The 1965 reclassification of truncus arteriosus by Van Praagh and Van Praagh greatly enhanced our understanding of this interesting anomaly. This brief review article attempts to illustrate the various types of truncus arteriosus identified in this classification by demonstrating their angiographic features. Reemphasis of the usefulness of this(More)
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