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Surgical repair for a coronary-pulmonary artery fistula with a saccular aneurysm of the coronary artery.
The patient, a 69-year-old woman, had been diagnosed with a heart murmur. A chest X-ray at a local clinic had shown an abnormal shadow. Since CT revealed a 3-cm-diameter mass close to the pulmonary… Expand
Cardiac nociceptors innervated by vagal afferents in rats
It is reported that cardiac afferent information is transmitted through at least three different pathways to the CNS: sympathetic, parasympathetic, and somatic; however, there are few studies… Expand
A rare case of infective endocarditis complicated by Trichosporon asahii fungemia treated by surgery.
The patient was a 58-year-old male. He consulted our hospital because of weight loss and fever. Computed tomography (CT) revealed renal infarction. Nine days after admission, CT showed hemorrhagic… Expand
Twelve years of experience with the ATS mechanical heart valve prostheses
- S. Taniguchi, K. Hashizume, +7 authors K. Eishi
- General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
- 6 July 2012
ObjectiveThe ATS Open Pivot mechanical heart valve has been implanted routinely at our institution since 1999. The objective of this study is to retrospectively analyze our 12-year clinical results… Expand
Mitral valve repair in patients with infective endocarditis.
- H. Yamaguchi, K. Eishi, +6 authors I. Matsumaru
- Circulation journal : official journal of the…
- 20 January 2006
BACKGROUND The goal of the present study was to investigate the feasibility of mitral valvle repair in patients with infective endocarditis (IE). METHODS AND RESULTS Twenty-one patients who had… Expand
Successful repair of mesenteric ischemia in acute type A aortic dissection
- Yoichi Hisata, Ichiro Matsumaru, Shogo Yokose, Shiro Hazama
- Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals
- 1 February 2016
A 64-year-old man with acute type A aortic dissection had superior mesenteric artery occlusion and marked metabolic acidosis. By an emergency laparotomy, bypass grafting from the left external iliac… Expand
A case of dedifferentiated liposarcoma of the heart and stomach
- Yoichi Hisata, Yuichi Tasaki, Satoshi Kozaki, Takafumi Yamada
- International journal of surgery case reports
- 6 October 2017
Highlights • Liposarcoma of the heart and stomach is rare.• Dedifferentiated histology is also rare.• Tumor resection and mitral valve replacement were performed, and biopsy was performed for the… Expand
Circumaortic left renal vein associated with juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm.
The patient was an 82-year-old man who was found to have a juxtarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm accompanied by a circumaortic left renal vein (CLRV). During dissection of the proximal anastomosis… Expand
'Clover technique' for tricuspid regurgitation due to pacemaker lead.
Whilst tricuspid regurgitation (TR) secondary to severe mitral regurgitation (MR) is a common problem, organic TR caused by pacemaker leads is also frequently encountered. In a 63-year-old patient… Expand
Aortic valve replacement in small patients.
- Y. Hisata, S. Yokose, S. Hazama, I. Matsumaru, K. Eishi
- Asian journal of surgery
- 1 October 2017
OBJECTIVES Asians are smaller than Europeans and North Americans, but aortic valve replacement (AVR) in small patients has not been examined. We aimed to compare short- and mid-term outcomes of AVR… Expand