Akira Marui

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Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of frequency of postoperative stroke in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 110:1773-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Benefits of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in high-risk patients
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507 Japan
    Circulation 126:S151-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Coronary revascularization in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, and Translational Research Center, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1393-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Significance of left ventricular diastolic function on outcomes after surgical ventricular restoration
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1524-31. 2010
  5. pmc Significance of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting compared with percutaneous coronary intervention: a propensity score analysis
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, and Translational Research Center, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:94-101. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Sustained release of vancomycin from a new biodegradable glue to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus graft infection
    Manabu Morishima
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:52-5. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Prolonged mechanical unloading preserves myocardial contractility but impairs relaxation in rat heart of dilated cardiomyopathy accompanied by myocardial stiffness and apoptosis
    Hiroyuki Muranaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:916-22. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint New therapeutic approach for impaired arteriogenesis in diabetic mouse hindlimb ischemia
    Shyamal Chandra Bir
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 72:633-40. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Impact of left atrial volume reduction concomitant with atrial fibrillation surgery on left atrial geometry and mechanical function
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1297-305. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Therapeutic treatment with sustained-release platelet-rich plasma restores blood perfusion by augmenting ischemia-induced angiogenesis and arteriogenesis in diabetic mice
    Shyamal Chandra Bir
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Vasc Res 48:195-205. 2011

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Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of frequency of postoperative stroke in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting versus on-pump coronary artery bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 110:1773-8. 2012
    ..Occurrence of early stroke after OPCAB was lower than that after on-pump CABG, yet occurrences of delayed and late strokes were similar for the 3 revascularization strategies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Benefits of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting in high-risk patients
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507 Japan
    Circulation 126:S151-7. 2012
    ..Thus, it is important to investigate which patient subgroups may benefit the most from OPCAB rather than CCAB...
  3. doi request reprint Coronary revascularization in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, and Translational Research Center, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1393-9. 2011
    ..However, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery (OPCABG) may be a less invasive alternative strategy...
  4. doi request reprint Significance of left ventricular diastolic function on outcomes after surgical ventricular restoration
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1524-31. 2010
    ..We sought to investigate the impact of preoperative LV diastolic function on outcomes after SVR in patients with heart failure...
  5. pmc Significance of off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting compared with percutaneous coronary intervention: a propensity score analysis
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, and Translational Research Center, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 41:94-101. 2012
    ..The objective of the present study was to compare the outcomes after PCI, on-pump CABG (ONCAB), and OPCAB in patients with multivessel and/or left main disease...
  6. doi request reprint Sustained release of vancomycin from a new biodegradable glue to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus graft infection
    Manabu Morishima
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:52-5. 2010
    ..This new vancomycin-containing glue effectively prevented prosthetic graft infection and thus may be a promising biodegradable drug vehicle...
  7. doi request reprint Prolonged mechanical unloading preserves myocardial contractility but impairs relaxation in rat heart of dilated cardiomyopathy accompanied by myocardial stiffness and apoptosis
    Hiroyuki Muranaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 140:916-22. 2010
    ..Thus, we investigated these changes in the rat heart with dilated cardiomyopathy under mechanical unloading after heterotopic transplantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint New therapeutic approach for impaired arteriogenesis in diabetic mouse hindlimb ischemia
    Shyamal Chandra Bir
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 72:633-40. 2008
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Impact of left atrial volume reduction concomitant with atrial fibrillation surgery on left atrial geometry and mechanical function
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:1297-305. 2008
    ..We sought to investigate the perioperative factors that influence left atrial geometry and mechanical functions after the Maze procedure in patients with refractory atrial fibrillation and left atrial enlargement...
  10. doi request reprint Therapeutic treatment with sustained-release platelet-rich plasma restores blood perfusion by augmenting ischemia-induced angiogenesis and arteriogenesis in diabetic mice
    Shyamal Chandra Bir
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Vasc Res 48:195-205. 2011
    ..The objective of this investigation was to establish the effectiveness of sustained-release platelet-rich plasma (PRP) on perfusion and neovascularization in diabetic murine hind limb ischemia...
  11. doi request reprint Chordal translocation for ischemic mitral regurgitation may ameliorate tethering of the posterior and anterior mitral leaflets
    Shinji Masuyama
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:868-75. 2008
    ..In this study, using 3-dimensional echocardiography, we investigated the effects of "chordal translocation" on the geometry of the mitral components in a canine model of acute ischemic mitral regurgitation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sustained release of prostaglandin E1 potentiates the impaired therapeutic angiogenesis by basic fibroblast growth factor in diabetic murine hindlimb ischemia
    Yuhong Huang
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 72:1693-9. 2008
    ..Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) is a potent vasodilator and improves endothelial function. Thus, PGE1 could potentiate the angiogenic properties of bFGF in patients with diabetes mellitus...
  13. ncbi request reprint Local sustained release of prostaglandin E1 induces neovascularization in murine hindlimb ischemia
    Jiro Esaki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 73:1330-6. 2009
    ..Whether local administration of sustained-release (SR) PGE(1) enhances neovascularization in murine hindlimb ischemia was investigated...
  14. doi request reprint Carvedilol may alleviate late cardiac remodelling following surgical ventricular restoration
    Eiji Yoshikawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:362-7. 2010
    ..Thus, we sought to investigate the effects of a potent beta-blocker, carvedilol, on LV remodelling and function following SVR in rats with myocardial infarction...
  15. doi request reprint Chronic partial unloading restores beta-adrenergic responsiveness and reverses receptor downregulation in failing rat hearts
    Jian Wang
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:465-70. 2009
    ..We compared the effects of partial unloading and complete unloading on beta-adrenergic responsiveness and gene expressions in failing rat hearts by use of heterotopic heart-lung or heart transplantation models...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of contrast-enhanced MRI with (18)F-FDG PET/201Tl SPECT in dysfunctional myocardium: relation to early functional outcome after surgical revascularization in chronic ischemic heart disease
    Yen Wen Wu
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Nucl Med 48:1096-103. 2007
    ..We compared contrast-enhanced MRI with (18)F-FDG PET/(201)Tl SPECT for myocardial viability and prediction of early functional outcome in patients with chronic coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  17. doi request reprint Differences in mitral valve-left ventricle dimensions between a beating heart and during saline injection test
    Michihito Nonaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawara, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:755-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, to elucidate these differences, we compared the three-dimensional geometries between these two conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to restore atrial function after the maze procedure in patients with an enlarged left atrium
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 32:308-12. 2007
    ..However, it is unknown whether the procedures can also restore effective atrial function of the enlarged LA with over-stretched myocardium...
  19. doi request reprint Protective effect of cardioplegia with poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 inhibitor against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury: in vitro study of isolated rat heart model
    Kazuhiro Yamazaki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem 28:143-7. 2013
    ..Thus, addition of 4-HQ in the cardioplegia may provide a new intervention for myocardial protection against ischemia-reperfusion injury by decreasing NAD(+) consumption and suppressing oxidative stress...
  20. doi request reprint A novel detachable filter to prevent thromboembolism during endovascular surgery
    Kyokun Uehara
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144:1399-403. 2012
    ..The present study assessed the efficacy of the new detachable filter and examined the feasibility of deploying and retrieving the filters...
  21. doi request reprint Angiogenic properties of sustained release platelet-rich plasma: characterization in-vitro and in the ischemic hind limb of the mouse
    Shyamal Chandra Bir
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 50:870-879.e2. 2009
    ..Additionally, this experiment sought to determine the effectiveness of different compositions of PRP (solution versus sustained release) on perfusion and neovascularization in a murine model of hind limb ischemia...
  22. doi request reprint Novel approach with intratracheal administration of microgelatin hydrogel microspheres incorporating basic fibroblast growth factor for rescue of rats with monocrotaline-induced pulmonary hypertension
    Keiichi Hirose
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shizuoka Children s Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:1250-6. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Impact of apex-sparing partial left ventriculectomy on left ventricular geometry, function, and long-term survival of patients with end-stage dilated cardiomyopathy
    Takeshi Nishina
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    J Card Surg 24:499-502. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of AS-PLV in a clinical setting...
  24. doi request reprint Topical application of a biodegradable disc with amiodarone for atrial fibrillation
    Takahide Takeda
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:734-9. 2011
    ..To avoid such effects, we developed a local sustained-release system for amiodarone...
  25. doi request reprint Less-invasive and highly effective method for preventing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus graft infection by local sustained release of vancomycin
    Hisashi Sakaguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 135:25-31. 2008
    ..aureus graft infection. Therefore, we investigated whether a local sustained release of vancomycin prevents methicillin-resistant S. aureus graft infection...
  26. doi request reprint Advanced effusive-constrictive pericarditis rescued by the aggressive waffle procedure
    Kazuhiro Yamazaki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara machi, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:297-301. 2012
    ..The patient was rescued by aggressive pericardiectomy and sharp dissection of the epicardium into small fragments. This on-pump beating-heart surgery is known as the waffle procedure...
  27. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to reduce catheter-related infection using sustained-release basic fibroblast growth factor for tissue regeneration in mice
    Keiichi Hirose
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shizuoka Children s Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Heart Vessels 22:261-7. 2007
    ..Pretreatment with sustained-release form of bFGF promoted tissue regeneration and reduced catheter-related bacterial invasion, indicating a useful adjuvant for reducing catheter-related infection...
  28. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to therapeutic angiogenesis for patients with critical limb ischemia by sustained release of basic fibroblast growth factor using biodegradable gelatin hydrogel: an initial report of the phase I-IIa study
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, and Department of Pharmacy, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 71:1181-6. 2007
    ..Limb ischemia remains a challenge. To overcome shortcomings or limitations of gene therapy or cell transplantation, a sustained release system of basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) using biodegradable gelatin hydrogel has been developed...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Surgical ventricular restoration for functional mitral regurgitation]
    Masaki Funamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 66:17-23. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness and limitations of the surgical ventricular restoration(SVR)procedure in patients with functional mitral regurgitation(FMR)due to severe leaflet tethering...
  30. doi request reprint Spironolactone alleviates late cardiac remodeling after left ventricular restoration surgery
    Masaki Tsukashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:58-64. 2008
    ..However, the effects of spironolactone--an aldosterone blocker--after left ventricular restoration have not been elucidated...
  31. ncbi request reprint Predicting long-term mortality after first coronary revascularization: – the Kyoto model –
    Shiro Tanaka
    Translational Research Center, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 76:328-34. 2012
    ..We explored the determinants of mortality in order to develop and validate the Kyoto model, which predicts outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  32. doi request reprint A novel approach to prevent spinal cord ischemia: Inoue stent graft with a side branch of small caliber for the reconstruction of the artery of Adamkiewicz
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawahara, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:655-9. 2010
    ..This study investigates the feasibility of an Inoue stent graft with a side branch of a small caliber for the reconstruction of the intercostal artery branching the artery of Adamkiewicz...
  33. ncbi request reprint Enhanced angiogenesis by gelatin hydrogels incorporating basic fibroblast growth factor in rabbit model of hind limb ischemia
    Kazuhiko Doi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Shogoin, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Heart Vessels 22:104-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, sustained release of bFGF using gelatin hydrogel augmented angiogenesis and improved tissue blood flow after excision of the femoral artery...
  34. doi request reprint Controlled release of matrix metalloproteinase 1 with or without skeletal myoblasts transplantation improves cardiac function of rat hearts with chronic myocardial infarction
    Xue Lin
    Department of Biomaterials, Field of Tissue Engineering, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Tissue Eng Part A 15:2699-706. 2009
    ..In conclusion, controlled release of MMP-1 was effective in cardioprotection in postmyocardial infarction although the combination with cell transplantation showed the similar effect...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment for ischemic mitral regurgitation]
    Kazuhiro Yamazaki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 64:968-75. 2011
    ..On the other hand, we add papillary muscle approximation (PMA) through left ventriculotomy with or without infero-posteiror wall exclusion (the Batista procedure) when left ventricular dilatation and leaflet tethering are severe...
  36. doi request reprint The TachoSil-Pledget stitch: towards eradication of suture hole bleeding
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:2002-4. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular functional analysis using 64-slice multidetector row computed tomography: comparison with left ventriculography and cardiovascular magnetic resonance
    Yen Wen Wu
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Cardiology 109:135-42. 2008
    ..The progress in computed tomography (CT) has improved temporal resolution and shortened the acquisition time. We compared cardiac function using 64-slice CT with left ventriculography (LVG) and cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  38. doi request reprint Successful repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm secondary to chronic dissection by hybrid therapy comprising surgical visceral reconstruction and dual Inoue stent graft implantation
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:410.e7-11. 2009
    ..The visceral arteries were reconstructed using a quadrifurcated retrograde bypass with posterior aortic tunneling and end-to-end distal anastomosis to all four vessels to achieve a curved and smooth configuration...
  39. doi request reprint Oral pretreatment with a green tea polyphenol for cardioprotection against ischemia-reperfusion injury in an isolated rat heart model
    Shigeki Yanagi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 141:511-7. 2011
    ..We investigated cardioprotective effects of oral epigallocatechin-3-gallate pretreatment against ischemia-reperfusion injury in isolated rat hearts and considered possible underlying mechanisms...
  40. doi request reprint Significance of morphological and electrophysiological left ventricular restoration in idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:931-2. 2008
    ..Notably, biventricular pacing was shown to be effective in resolving residual dyssynchrony between the septum and lateral wall after SAVE, wherein a firm, non-compliant Dacron patch was sutured to the septum...
  41. ncbi request reprint Delivery route in bone marrow cell transplantation should be optimized according to the etiology of heart disease
    Hiroyuki Nakajima
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Mitsubishi Kyoto Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 72:1528-35. 2008
    ..However, the method of administering donor cells remains unknown, and may differ between MI and DCM. In the present study, intramyocardial (IM) injection and intravenous (IV) delivery of BMC were compared in each etiological model...
  42. pmc Impact of occult renal impairment on early and late outcomes following coronary artery bypass grafting
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 17:638-43. 2013
    ..Thus, we sought to investigate the impact of ORI on outcomes after CABG...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Feasibility and possibility of Inoue stent graft for thoracic aortic aneurysms]
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 64:15-20. 2011
    ..This system does not require the surgical revascularization of the left subclavian artery. In this report, we show the feasibility and possibility of Inoue stent graft system to manage the aortic arch aneurysm...
  44. ncbi request reprint Combined treatment with sustained-release basic fibroblast growth factor and heparin enhances neovascularization in hypercholesterolemic mouse hindlimb ischemia
    Yoshio Arai
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 71:412-7. 2007
    ..Whether the combined treatment with sustained-release basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF) and heparin enhances neovascularization in hypercholesterolemic mouse hindlimb ischemia was investigated...
  45. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular restoration surgery for isolated left ventricular noncompaction: report of the first successful case
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 134:246-7. 2007
  46. doi request reprint Infarction-exclusion technique with the on-pump beating heart approach for ventricular septal perforation
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 7:1207-9. 2008
    ....
  47. doi request reprint To-and-fro pattern: an indication of flow competition or a sign of incompetent coronary anastomosis?
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 8:155-6. 2009
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Myocardial viability by contrast-enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance in patients with coronary artery disease: comparison with gated single-photon emission tomography and FDG position emission tomography
    Yen Wen Wu
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoinkawahara, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 23:757-65. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint A case of peripartum cardiomyopathy with recurrent left ventricular apical thrombus
    Takeshi Shimamoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Mitsubishi Kyoto Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Circ J 72:853-4. 2008
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Effect of edaravone, a novel free radical scavenger, supplemented to cardioplegia on myocardial function after cardioplegic arrest: in vitro study of isolated rat heart
    Kazuhiro Yamazaki
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin, Kawahara machi, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Heart Vessels 24:228-35. 2009
    ..In this study, the maximum improvement in the myocardial function was achieved by addition of a moderate dose (10 microM) of edaravone...
  51. ncbi request reprint Successful aortic valve replacement for Heyde syndrome with confirmed hematologic recovery
    Atsutomo Morishima
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:287-8. 2007
    ..This case reports the successful aortic valve replacement for Heyde syndrome, with confirmed hematologic recovery...
  52. ncbi request reprint Chordal translocation: secondary chordal cutting in conjunction with artificial chordae for preserving valvular-ventricular interaction in the treatment of functional mitral regurgitation
    Shinji Masuyama
    Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Heart Valve Dis 18:142-6. 2009
    ..The aim of chordal translocation (CT) is to maintain valvular-ventricular interaction...
  53. ncbi request reprint A novel atrial volume reduction technique to enhance the Cox maze procedure: initial results
    Akira Marui
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:1047-53. 2006
    ..Thus we developed a no-bleeding, faster, and therefore less invasive left atrial volume reduction technique to enhance the Cox maze procedure...
  54. ncbi request reprint Controlled release systems of angiogenic growth factors for cardiovascular diseases
    Jiro Esaki
    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, 54 Kawara, Shogoin, Sakyo, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Expert Opin Drug Deliv 4:635-49. 2007
    ..This review discusses clinical trials using angiogenic growth factors for myocardial ischemia and limb ischemia, and also introduces a novel controlled release system for growth factors using a gelatin hydrogel...
  55. doi request reprint Pluripotent stem cell-engineered cell sheets reassembled with defined cardiovascular populations ameliorate reduction in infarct heart function through cardiomyocyte-mediated neovascularization
    Hidetoshi Masumoto
    Department of Stem Cell Differentiation, Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Stem Cells 30:1196-205. 2012
    ..ECs and MCs enhanced the sheet functions and structural integration. Supplying CMs to ischemic regions with cellular interaction could be a strategic key in future cardiac cell therapy...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Regenerative medicine with the sustained release system of basic fibroblast growth factor]
    Yoshio Arai
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 64:2142-7. 2006
    ..The method may provide a more effective therapeutic angiogenesis in patients with diabetes. Clinical trial of therapeutic angiogenesis for severe hindlimb ischemia has already started...