Yujiro Kawai

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We report a successful case of hybrid coronary revascularization of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting( MICS-CABG) and percutaneous coronary intervention(PCI). The patient was a 78-year-old man with angina pectoris due to left main trunk (LMT) lesion, and had a history of repeated PCI to the left anterior descending artery (LAD) and the left(More)
From August 2003 to June 2013, 9 patients with aortic valve endocarditis underwent aortic root replacement using homografts which were harvested and preserved in our institute. The median patient age was 62 years (range 46~84) and 5 patients were men. Four cases were prosthetic valve infections. The in-hospital mortality was 0%. In 8 of 9 cases were(More)
We present a case of heparin resistance whereby open heart surgery was discontinued. A 53-year-old woman who was diagnosed with ventricular septal defect and atrial septal defect was scheduled for intracardiac repair. However, after intravenous heparin (400 U kg-1) supplementation, the activated clotting time (ACT) increased only to seconds. The operation(More)
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