Naoto Fukunaga

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Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Re-Repair of Tricuspid Valve after Tricuspid Suture Annuloplasty: An Analysis of the Causes for Reoperation and its Durability
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan Electronic correspondence
    J Heart Valve Dis 25:341-348. 2016
  2. doi request reprint The number of valves requiring surgery does not affect early and late survival in redo valvular surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:123-8. 2015
  3. doi request reprint Mitral Valve Stenosis Progression Due to Severe Calcification on Glutaraldehyde-Treated Autologous Pericardium: Word of Caution for an Attractive Repair Technique
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:2203-5. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Clinical outcome of redo operation on aortic root
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0047, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 62:215-20. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Impact of tricuspid regurgitation after redo valvular surgery on survival in patients with previous mitral valve replacement
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:1983-8. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Reversal of acute monoparesis following thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0047, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 62:321-3. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation for pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta after cardiovascular surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650 0047, Japan
    Surg Today 44:94-9. 2014
  8. ncbi request reprint Pay attention to valvular disease in the presence of atopic dermatitis
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Circ J 77:1862-6. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing operation after correction of heart displacement due to pectus excavatum using Nuss procedure in a Marfan syndrome patient
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:475-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Dissecting aneurysm in a patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:375-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Re-Repair of Tricuspid Valve after Tricuspid Suture Annuloplasty: An Analysis of the Causes for Reoperation and its Durability
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan Electronic correspondence
    J Heart Valve Dis 25:341-348. 2016
    ..The outcomes of re-repair of the tricuspid valve to treat recurrent tricuspid regurgitation (TR) after tricuspid valve suture surgery were analyzed...
  2. doi request reprint The number of valves requiring surgery does not affect early and late survival in redo valvular surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 48:123-8. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the number of operated valves affects early and late outcomes in redo valvular surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Mitral Valve Stenosis Progression Due to Severe Calcification on Glutaraldehyde-Treated Autologous Pericardium: Word of Caution for an Attractive Repair Technique
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 99:2203-5. 2015
    ..Pathologic examination showed calcification of the glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium. The patient was discharged on postoperative day 11 with oral anticoagulant therapy. ..
  4. doi request reprint Clinical outcome of redo operation on aortic root
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0047, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 62:215-20. 2014
    ..With the increasing use of biologic conduits or bioprosthetic valve, the number of patients who require redo operation on aortic root increased...
  5. doi request reprint Impact of tricuspid regurgitation after redo valvular surgery on survival in patients with previous mitral valve replacement
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan Electronic address
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 148:1983-8. 2014
    ..The impact on survival of tricuspid regurgitation (TR) after redo valvular surgery in patients with previous mitral valve replacement (MVR) is unclear...
  6. doi request reprint Reversal of acute monoparesis following thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm repair
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0047, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 62:321-3. 2014
    ..The strength of right leg resolved completely with disappearance of hyperintensity on magnetic resonance image. Finally, he could walk on foot with bladder disorder...
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation for pseudoaneurysm of the thoracic aorta after cardiovascular surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatojimaminamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, 650 0047, Japan
    Surg Today 44:94-9. 2014
    ..Pseudoaneurysms of the thoracic aorta after cardiovascular surgery are rare, but life-threatening complications. We herein describe the clinical outcomes of pseudoaneurysms of the thoracic aorta arising after cardiovascular surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pay attention to valvular disease in the presence of atopic dermatitis
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Circ J 77:1862-6. 2013
    ..aureus can cause native valve destruction in patients with infective endocarditis (IE). The aim of this study was to determine the early and late outcomes of IE and AD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Aortic valve-sparing operation after correction of heart displacement due to pectus excavatum using Nuss procedure in a Marfan syndrome patient
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:475-7. 2012
    ..This technique can be one surgical option in Marfan syndrome patients with pectus excavatum and thoracic aortic aneurysm under close follow up...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dissecting aneurysm in a patient with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:375-8. 2012
    ..It is very important for us to recognize the relationship between ADPKD and thoracic aortic dissection, which can cause high mortality and morbidity rates...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of redo valvular operations: a 20-year experience
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:2011-6. 2012
    ..A higher operative mortality rate has been reported after redo valvular procedures than after the primary operation...
  12. doi request reprint Survival after simultaneous repair of bichamber cardiac and pulmonary vein rupture caused by blunt chest trauma
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:265-7. 2012
    ..Those tears were repaired successfully with 5-0 polypropylene sutures...
  13. doi request reprint Aortic valve replacement after esophagectomy with substernal gastric tube and total laryngectomy with tracheostoma
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:271-3. 2012
    ..This case highlights the need to consider patient history when selecting a surgical approach...
  14. doi request reprint Successful treatment for infected aortic aneurysm using endovascular aneurysm repairs as a bridge to delayed open surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Ann Vasc Surg 26:280.e5-8. 2012
    ..The present study describes the first clinical report of successful treatment of an infected aneurysm using endovascular techniques in the acute phase, followed by delayed open surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of open heart surgery in patients with atopic dermatitis
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 20:137-40. 2012
    ..Thoracotomy may be a better surgical approach in patients with atopic dermatitis who require thoracic surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Traumatic pseudoaneurysm of superficial temporal artery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokushima Red Cross Hospital, 103 Irinoguchi, Komatsushima cho, Komatsushima shi, Tokushima 773 8502, Japan
    Am J Surg 199:e1-2. 2010
    ..Surgical exploration was performed, and the pseudoaneurysm was resected. Pathological findings confirm a pseudoaneurysm...
  17. pmc Lateral abdominal wall hematoma as a rare complication after carotid artery stenting: a case report
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokushima Red Cross Hospital, 103 Irinoguchi, Komatsushima cho, Komatsushima shi, Tokushima 773 8502, Japan
    World J Emerg Surg 4:39. 2009
    ..With more CAS procedures being performed, it is important for endovascular surgeons and radiologists to consider the possibility of abdominal wall hematoma in this situation...
  18. doi request reprint Unexpectedly large aortoesophageal fistula inconsistent with CT imaging due to the thrombus working as the tamponade
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokushima Red Cross Hospital, 103 Irinoguchi, Komatsushima cho, Komatsushima shi, Tokushima 773 8502, Japan
    J Cardiol 54:466-9. 2009
    ..The mechanism of the sentinel bleeding and the fatal exsanguinations known as Chiari's triad was revealed in our report...
  19. pmc Mitral valve replacement via right thoracotomy approach for prevention of mediastinitis in a female patient with long-term uncontrolled diabetes mellitus: a case report
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 4 6 Minatojimanakamachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650 0046, Japan
    J Cardiothorac Surg 5:38. 2010
    ..The choice of operative approach plays an important role in preventing this complication. In this report, the importance of the conventional right thoracotomy for prevention for mediastinitis is reviewed...
  20. doi request reprint Aortic pseudoaneurysm detected on external jugular venous distention following a Bentall procedure 10 years previously
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 4 6 Minatojimanakamachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650 0046, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:673-4. 2010
    ..The present case emphasizes the importance of physical examination leading to a diagnosis of asymptomatic life-threatening diseases in patients with a history of previous aortic surgery...
  21. doi request reprint Chylous ascites as a rare complication after abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Japan
    South Med J 104:365-7. 2011
    ..In this article, we will discuss the management of chylous ascites, which vascular surgeons may face as a complication after abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery...
  22. pmc Hepatobiliary cystadenoma exhibiting morphologic changes from simple hepatic cyst shown by 11-year follow up imagings
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Tokushima Red Cross Hospital, Komatsushima City, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 6:129. 2008
    ..A long-term follow up case of hepatobiliary cystadenoma originating from simple hepatic cyst is rare...
  23. doi request reprint Late results of mitral valve repair with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium
    Yu Shomura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:2000-5. 2013
    ..We review our experience with 139 patients who underwent mitral valve repair with glutaraldehyde-treated autologous pericardium to treat organic mitral regurgitation between March 1992 and November 2011...
  24. ncbi request reprint Fate of functional tricuspid regurgitation after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital
    Circ J 77:2288-94. 2013
    ..The issue of whether functional tricuspid regurgitation (TR) should be repaired at the time of mitral valve surgery is controversial, and the long-term durability of tricuspid valve (TV) annuloplasty remains unknown...
  25. doi request reprint Tricuspid leaflet augmentation with an autologous pericardial patch for recurrent severe tricuspid regurgitation that occurred after suture annuloplasty
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, 2 1 1 Minatozimaminami, Chuo, Kobe, Hyogo, 650 0047, Japan
    Surg Today 43:341-4. 2013
    ..We have now performed this technique on three cases of severe recurrent TR that occurred after suture annuloplasty, and excellent early results were obtained in each case...
  26. doi request reprint Outcomes of mitral valve repair for bileaflet prolapse
    Yukikatsu Okada
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:S21-3. 2012
    ..To assess the reliability and durability of mitral valve repair for bileaflet prolapse, the present study compared the outcomes of mitral valve repair for bileaflet prolapse with those for posterior prolapse...
  27. pmc Successful simultaneous repair of traumatic aortic and right atrium ruptures
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:914-6. 2013
    ..Over two-thirds of the intima was circumferentially ruptured at the level of the aortic isthmus. Postoperative neurological complications did not arise...
  28. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of and risk factors for reoperation after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Circ J 77:2050-5. 2013
    ..We reviewed our 20-year experience of mitral valve (MV) repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR) and analyzed the mechanisms and risk factors of reoperation...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Successful surgical treatment for Stanford type A acute aortic dissection complicating a loss of consciousness; report of a case]
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 64:158-61. 2011
    ..Prosthetic graft replacement of ascending aorta was performed successfully under deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. His clinical course was uneventful and he was discharged on foot without any neurologic deficits...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of mitral valve repair with the Duran flexible ring
    Hideo Kanemitsu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    J Card Surg 30:333-7. 2015
    ..There are two types of annuloplasy rings: the rigid ring and the flexible ring. This study sought to examine the long-term results of mitral valve repair using a Duran flexible ring...
  31. doi request reprint Efficacy of Stentless Aortic Bioprosthesis Implantation for Aortic Stenosis with Small Aortic Annulus
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 63:446-51. 2015
    ..In this study, we investigated long-term impact of stentless aortic bioprosthesis on clinical outcomes, compared with stented aortic bioprosthesis...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Successful treatment of Candida albicans mediastinitis after open-heart surgery using vacuum-assisted closure device]
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 67:1013-6. 2014
    ..Despite relatively short-term application of this device, mediastinitis was cured in combination with transposition of the great omentum. ..
  33. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation with persistent atrial fibrillation
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 63:243-9. 2015
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) adversely affects surgical outcomes of mitral valve surgery. However, the long-term impact of Maze procedure has not been clear yet...
  34. pmc The impact of preoperative and postoperative pulmonary hypertension on long-term surgical outcome after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:53-8. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to elucidate the impact of preoperative and postoperative pulmonary hypertension (PH) on long-term clinical outcomes after mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation...
  35. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of tricuspid annuloplasty for functional tricuspid regurgitation associated with degenerative mitral regurgitation: suture annuloplasty versus ring annuloplasty using a flexible band
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:1026-33. 2014
    ..We investigated the long-term outcomes of suture/ring tricuspid valve annuloplasty for functional tricuspid regurgitation associated with degenerative mitral regurgitation...
  36. doi request reprint Midterm outcomes of chordal cutting in combination with downsized ring annuloplasty for ischemic mitral regurgitation
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:1008-15. 2014
    ..We describe midterm outcomes after division of secondary chords (chordal cutting) combined with downsized ring annuloplasty for ischemic mitral regurgitation (IMR)...
  37. doi request reprint Feasibility and efficacy of mitral valve repair for degenerative mitral regurgitation in the elderly
    Takashi Murashita
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 20:1001-7. 2014
    ..The number of elderly patients who require surgical treatment for mitral regurgitation (MR) is increasing. However, the feasibility and efficacy of mitral valve repair in elderly patients are unclear...
  38. doi request reprint Lymphoepithelial cyst of the pancreas that was difficult to distinguish from branch duct-type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm: report of a case
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Tokushima Red Cross Hospital, 103 Irinoguchi, Komatsushima cho, Komatsushima, Tokushima 773 8502, Japan
    Surg Today 39:901-4. 2009
    ..Pathologically, the cyst wall was lined with squamous epithelium surrounded by abundant lymphoid tissue with follicles, consistent with a lymphoepithelial cyst of the pancreas, which is an unusual benign cyst...
  39. doi request reprint Late outcome of tricuspid annuloplasty using a flexible band/ring for functional tricuspid regurgitation
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital
    Circ J 79:1299-306. 2015
    ..We assessed late outcome after tricuspid annuloplasty (TAP) using a flexible band or ring for functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Persistent tricuspid regurgitation after tricuspid annuloplasty during redo valve surgery affects late survival and valve-related events
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital
    Circ J 78:2696-703. 2014
    ..5196). A predictor of freedom from valve-related events was less than moderate TR before discharge (HR 0.428; P=0.0100). It was also a positive predictor of freedom from late TR more than mild (HR 0.070; P<0.0001)...
  41. doi request reprint Long-Term Outcomes of Mitral Valve Repair for Active Endocarditis
    Hideo Kanemitsu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital
    Circ J 80:1148-52. 2016
    ..The long-term outcomes of mitral valve (MV) repair for active infective endocarditis (AE) are not well known, so the present study examined results from >5 years...
  42. pmc Prolonged Antegrade Cerebral Perfusion via Right Axillary Artery (≥60 min) Does Not Affect Early Outcomes in a Repair of Type A Acute Aortic Dissection
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 21:557-63. 2015
    ..We aim to investigate whether the duration of antegrade cerebral perfusion (ACP) via right axillary artery with an 8-mm prosthetic graft affects early outcomes in a repair of type A acute aortic dissection (AAD)...
  43. pmc Spontaneous rupture of superficial femoral artery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Vasc Dis 6:212-4. 2013
    ..Patch repair using great saphenous vein was performed successfully. Postoperative CT angiography showed no aneurysmal formation. Histopathological findings of operative specimen disclosed no sign of infection or arteriolitis. ..
  44. pmc Does Triplex Vascular Prosthesis Contribute to Reducing the Inflammatory Reaction after Surgical Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms?
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Vasc Dis 9:91-4. 2016
    ..On POD 5, it was lower in group H than in group T (p = 0.0415). We could not confirm the superiority of Triplex vascular prostheses to other coated vascular prostheses in inflammatory reactions. ..
  45. doi request reprint Asymptomatic traumatic diaphragmatic hernia discovered during an aortic valve replacement
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    J Card Surg 29:473-5. 2014
    ..We discuss the management of a 63-year-old male with an asymptomatic traumatic diaphragmatic hernia discovered during aortic valve replacement...
  46. doi request reprint Outcomes of surgical repairs for thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysms after cardiovascular surgery
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    J Card Surg 31:535-40. 2016
    ..A thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysm is a life-threatening complication after cardiovascular surgery. We reviewed the short- and long-term outcomes following the surgical repair of thoracic aortic pseudoaneurysms...
  47. pmc Axillobifemoral Bypass for Aortitis Syndrome in a Living-Donor Liver Transplant Patient
    Naoto Fukunaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery and Surgery, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Vasc Dis 9:114-6. 2016
    ..Medical management included decreased preoperative doses of immunosuppressants and predonisolone, which were resumed after the operation, and chronic anticoagulation. There were no postoperative complications. ..