Takeshi Komoda

Summary

Affiliation: Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Child-Pugh score predicts survival after radical pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1679-85. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Lower body surface area is highly related to mortality due to stroke or systemic bleeding in patients receiving an axial flow blood pump as a left ventricular assist device
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1036-42. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Reverse graft placement in the Florida sleeve procedure for aortic root aneurysm
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:723-5. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Overweight is advantageous for heart-transplant candidates to survive the period of critically ill status
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 58:390-5. 2012
  5. pmc Absence of posterior tricuspid valve leaflet and valve reconstruction
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:883-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Pediatric heart transplant candidates with failed donor heart allocation after Eurotransplant urgency listing profit from pretransplant mechanical circulatory support bridging
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Artif Organs 33:346-51. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Growth of mitral annulus in the pediatric patient after suture annuloplasty of the entire posterior mitral annulus
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:354-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Who should be delisted from urgent heart transplantation in Germany?
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 55:452-5. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Increase in N-terminal fragment of the prohormone brain-type natriuretic peptide as a measure for predicting outcome after urgent heart transplantation
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:864-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint New prioritization of heart transplant candidates on mechanical circulatory support in an era of severe donor shortage
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:989-96. 2010

Detail Information

Publications37

  1. doi request reprint Child-Pugh score predicts survival after radical pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:1679-85. 2013
    ..However, in previous studies, risk stratification from the viewpoint of liver dysfunction was not performed in patients who underwent pericardiectomy for constrictive pericarditis...
  2. doi request reprint Lower body surface area is highly related to mortality due to stroke or systemic bleeding in patients receiving an axial flow blood pump as a left ventricular assist device
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1036-42. 2013
    ..We investigated the relationship between lethal complications and the body surface area (BSA) in patients who received an LVAD...
  3. doi request reprint Reverse graft placement in the Florida sleeve procedure for aortic root aneurysm
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:723-5. 2013
    ..Furthermore, the aortic valve commissures were resuspended. The distal end of the graft and the transected aortic wall were sutured together with running sutures when they were anastomosed to the stump of the distal ascending aorta...
  4. doi request reprint Overweight is advantageous for heart-transplant candidates to survive the period of critically ill status
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 58:390-5. 2012
    ..036, p = 0.030) were at higher risk of mortality compared with group OWt. Overweight HTx candidates have the best prognosis on the waiting list. Obesity class I patients are encouraged to reduce their body weight to at least overweight...
  5. pmc Absence of posterior tricuspid valve leaflet and valve reconstruction
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin German Heart Institute Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 14:883-5. 2012
    ..A Sebening stitch was necessary to improve the valve competence. Echocardiography showed TR grade 1 at the patient's discharge from hospital and TR grade 1 to 2 at the follow-up, 10 months after the operation...
  6. doi request reprint Pediatric heart transplant candidates with failed donor heart allocation after Eurotransplant urgency listing profit from pretransplant mechanical circulatory support bridging
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Artif Organs 33:346-51. 2009
    ..0%, P < 0.01 vs. Group A-fHA, Fisher's exact test) underwent HTx after VAD implantation. After failed urgent donor heart allocation, pediatric HTx candidates seem to profit more from mechanical circulatory support than adults...
  7. doi request reprint Growth of mitral annulus in the pediatric patient after suture annuloplasty of the entire posterior mitral annulus
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 9:354-6. 2009
    ..4 years...
  8. doi request reprint Who should be delisted from urgent heart transplantation in Germany?
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 55:452-5. 2009
    ..0001). Survival rates in patients in urgent status both with and without VAD are satisfactory. However, patients with a VAD in "transplantable" status should be rescued under an urgency-based resource allocation algorithm...
  9. doi request reprint Increase in N-terminal fragment of the prohormone brain-type natriuretic peptide as a measure for predicting outcome after urgent heart transplantation
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:864-9. 2010
    ..However, identification of these high-risk patients is a matter for discussion. We investigated increase of NT-proBNP after listing with Eurotransplant for urgent HTx as a measure to predict outcome after HTx...
  10. doi request reprint New prioritization of heart transplant candidates on mechanical circulatory support in an era of severe donor shortage
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:989-96. 2010
    ..Nearly all patients receiving heart transplantation (HTx) in Germany are now those listed in urgent status. In this study we review urgency-based allocation policy for HTx candidates with ventricular assist devices (VADs)...
  11. doi request reprint Adult candidates for heart transplantation with larger body surface area have better prognosis on waiting list after progression to critically ill status
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 39:317-22. 2011
    ..Smaller body size is one of the characteristics of female patients. We analyzed whether lower body surface area (BSA) of adult patients affects their prognosis after listing for heart transplantation (HTx)...
  12. doi request reprint Explantation of INCOR left ventricular assist device after myocardial recovery
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum, Berlin, Germany
    J Card Surg 23:642-7. 2008
    ..We describe improved surgical techniques for INCOR LVAD explantation...
  13. doi request reprint Influence of new Eurotransplant heart allocation policy on outcome of heart transplant candidates in Germany
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:1108-14. 2008
    ..The Eurotransplant community adopted an urgency-based heart allocation algorithm in August 2000. The effect of the new allocation policy on critically ill patients with end-stage heart failure was studied...
  14. ncbi request reprint Combination of a Hetzer operation and a Sebening stitch for Ebstein's anomaly
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:355-9. 2007
    ..We describe the operative technique of the modified operation and present the initial results...
  15. doi request reprint Destiny of candidates for heart transplantation in the Eurotransplant heart allocation system
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 34:301-6; discussion 306. 2008
    ..We analyzed the prognosis of candidates for heart transplantation (HTx) after being listed with 'urgent status' for donor heart allocation or after ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation without application for urgent status...
  16. doi request reprint Technique for insertion of the inflow cannula of the INCOR left ventricular assist device
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 85:1466-7. 2008
    ..A double purse-string 3-0 polypropylene suture is placed on the Dacron pledgets around the apical hole and tightly tied...
  17. ncbi request reprint Executive cognitive dysfunction without stroke after long-term mechanical circulatory support
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Germany
    ASAIO J 51:764-8. 2005
    ..The conditions that facilitate thrombus formation in the LVAD may induce executive cognitive dysfunction without stroke...
  18. ncbi request reprint Implantation technique for the DuraHeart left ventricular assist system
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    J Artif Organs 10:124-7. 2007
    ..A detailed description of the implantation technique is presented to facilitate the use of this system...
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of ventricular assist devices in the German heart allocation system
    Takeshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    J Artif Organs 9:29-33. 2006
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Surgical reconstruction techniques for mitral valve insufficiency from lesions with restricted leaflet motion in infants and children
    Eva Maria Delmo Walter
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:S48-53. 2012
    ..We report our 23-year experience with leaflet and annular remodeling techniques in infants and children with congenital mitral valve insufficiency from lesions with restricted leaflet motion (type III)...
  21. doi request reprint Surgical experience with right ventricular tumors in 17 patients
    Satsuki Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:317-22. 2010
    ..Resection of cardiac tumors in the right ventricle sometimes requires valve plasty or replacement. We retrospectively studied surgical treatment for right ventricular tumors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Modified repair in patients with Ebstein's anomaly
    Nicole Nagdyman
    Departments of Congenital Heart Defects and Pediatric Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:364-9; discussion 370. 2010
    ..The long-term results of the study are presented...
  23. doi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Left ventricular cardiac hemangioma presenting with atypical chest pain
    Mattias Roser
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Circulation 117:2958-60. 2008
  24. doi request reprint New aortic root remodeling surgery in aortic root aneurysm
    Roland Hetzer
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1260-4. 2010
    ..We have introduced a new surgical technique for aortic root remodeling in aortic root aneurysm, comprised of aortic annuloplasty, reduction of sinus of Valsalva, and wrapping of the aortic root...
  25. doi request reprint How to do the double orifice valve technique to treat tricuspid valve incompetence
    Roland Hetzer
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:641-2. 2013
    ..Additionally, it reduces annular dilatation and lessens tricuspid valve leaflet tethering, thereby stabilizing the annulus and increasing leaflet coaptation...
  26. doi request reprint A giant neuroendocrine tumor of the thymus gland causing superior vena cava syndrome
    Satsuki Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:863-7. 2012
    ..Since complete resection could not be achieved, the patient received two cycles of peptide-receptor radionuclide therapy followed by conventional radiotherapy, and remains symptom-free at 12 months after surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Images in cardiovascular medicine. Intramural dissecting hemorrhage of the myocardium
    Cosima Jahnke
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, German Heart Institute Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Circulation 115:e457-9. 2007
  28. doi request reprint Combined anterior mitral valve leaflet retention plasty and septal myectomy in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
    Boris A Nasseri
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:1515-20. 2011
    ..We, therefore, developed a strategy of combined myectomy and anterior leaflet retention plasty (ALRP), and investigated its results in adult HOCM patients with manifest SAM...
  29. doi request reprint Cardiac surgery for carcinoid heart disease in 12 cases
    Satsuki Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353, Berlin, Germany
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:780-5. 2011
    ..Cardiac involvement is now a major source of morbidity and mortality in patients with carcinoid tumors. We reviewed patients with carcinoid heart disease who underwent valvular surgery in our center...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term surgical outcome of mitral valve repair in infants and children with Shone's anomaly
    Eva Maria Delmo Walter
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:473-81; discussion 481-2. 2013
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Surgical treatment for epicardial metastasis of myxoid liposarcoma involving atrioventricular sulcus
    Satsuki Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    J Card Surg 24:457-60. 2009
    ..We believe that it is justified to perform aggressive resection with annuloplasty, when it is feasible, for cardiac metastasis of myxoid liposarcoma...
  32. doi request reprint Remodeling of aortic root by annular reconstruction and plication of sinuses of Valsalva
    Roland Hetzer
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Card Surg 23:49-51. 2008
    ..The aortic root is wrapped with the Valsalva vascular graft, the distal aortic root is sutured to the vascular graft, and the aortic annulus is thus stabilized at the sinotubular junction...
  33. ncbi request reprint Implantation of MicroMed DeBakey VAD through left thoracotomy after previous median sternotomy operations
    Roland Hetzer
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:347-50. 2004
    ..This approach avoids reopening the chest through a median sternotomy and reduces the risk of bleeding and subsequent complications...
  34. doi request reprint Giant aneurysm of the right coronary artery and fistula to the coronary sinus
    Satsuki Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, 13353, Germany
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:78-81. 2010
    ..Postoperative echocardiography and computed tomography confirmed closure of the fistula. The patient remains symptom-free at 4 months after surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Contrast magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of periaortic bronchogenic cyst
    Satsuki Komoda
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:372-5. 2007
    ..We were able to predict preoperatively the nature of the tumor and its relation to other structures. Contrast magnetic resonance imaging is helpful in elucidating these cysts...
  36. doi request reprint Bronchogenic cyst of the interatrial septum presenting as atrioventricular block
    Adrian C Borges
    Department of Cardiology and Angiology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:1920-3. 2009
    ..The patient underwent surgical resection of the mass and closure of the septal defect. Histopathology identified ciliated columnar epithelium, consistent with the diagnosis of a bronchogenic cyst...
  37. ncbi request reprint Alkaptonuric aortic stenosis
    Mattias Roser
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, D 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Eur Heart J 29:444. 2008