Homare Okamura

Summary

Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi Is the threshold for postoperative prosthesis-patient mismatch the same for all prostheses?
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya ku, Saitama, Saitama, 330 8503, Japan
    Surg Today 43:871-6. 2013
  2. ncbi Mid-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement with the 17-mm St. Jude Medical Regent valve
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Circ J 76:365-71. 2012
  3. ncbi Clinical outcomes and hemodynamics of the 19-mm Perimount Magna bioprosthesis in an aortic position: comparison with the 19-mm Medtronic Mosaic Ultra Valve
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Circ J 76:102-8. 2012
  4. doi The 17-mm St. Jude Medical Regent valve is a valid option for patients with a small aortic annulus
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:90-4. 2009
  5. doi Hemodynamics and outcomes of aortic valve replacement with a 17- or 19-mm valve
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama shi, Saitama, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:450-5. 2010
  6. ncbi Mitral valve replacement in a case of dextrocardia with situs solitus
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Omiya ku, Saitama shi, Saitama, Japan
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:794-6. 2010
  7. doi Partial resection of intravenous leiomyomatosis with cardiac extension
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya ku, Saitama, Saitama 330 8503, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:38-41. 2011
  8. ncbi The efficacy of intravenous milrinone in left ventricular restoration
    Atsushi Yamaguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:233-8. 2009
  9. ncbi Early- and long-term outcomes after surgery for acute type a aortic dissection in patients aged 45 years and younger
    Naoyuki Kimura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Circ J 75:2135-43. 2011
  10. ncbi Postinfarction heart rupture of posterior wall repaired by covering patch
    Naoyuki Kimura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya, Saitama 330 0834, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:407-9. 2008

Collaborators

  • Naoyuki Kimura
  • Michael P Fischbein
  • Manabu Shiraishi
  • Koji Kawahito
  • Masashi Tanaka
  • Atsushi Yamaguchi
  • Hideo Adachi
  • Koichi Adachi
  • Koichi Yuri
  • Satoshi Itoh
  • Harunobu Matsumoto
  • Yohei Nomura
  • Fabian C Emrich
  • Mamoru Arakawa
  • Daijirou Hori
  • Friedrich W Mohr
  • Marlene Rabinovitch
  • Denis R Merk
  • Andrew J Connolly
  • Albert J Pedroza
  • Jocelyn T Chin
  • Kiril Penov
  • Alex R Dalal
  • Uwe Raaz
  • Miquell O Miller
  • Cristina M Alvira
  • Francis G Blankenberg
  • Jan K Hennigs
  • Juliana K Craig
  • Tiffany K Koyano
  • Shin Ichi Momomura
  • Junya Ako
  • Kenichi Sakakura
  • Kazuhiro Naito
  • Takashi Ino
  • Chieri Kimura
  • Toshiyuki Kobinata

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi Is the threshold for postoperative prosthesis-patient mismatch the same for all prostheses?
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya ku, Saitama, Saitama, 330 8503, Japan
    Surg Today 43:871-6. 2013
    ..This study assessed the hemodynamics in patients given a mechanical valve and then re-evaluated the validity of the commonly accepted threshold...
  2. ncbi Mid-term outcomes after aortic valve replacement with the 17-mm St. Jude Medical Regent valve
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Circ J 76:365-71. 2012
    ..When aortic valve replacement (AVR) is performed in patients with a small aortic annulus, prosthesis-patient mismatch (PPM) is of concern. We investigated the mid-term outcomes of AVR with a 17-mm mechanical prosthesis...
  3. ncbi Clinical outcomes and hemodynamics of the 19-mm Perimount Magna bioprosthesis in an aortic position: comparison with the 19-mm Medtronic Mosaic Ultra Valve
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Circ J 76:102-8. 2012
    ..The effectiveness as well as the impact of PPM on outcomes are thus still unclear...
  4. doi The 17-mm St. Jude Medical Regent valve is a valid option for patients with a small aortic annulus
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 87:90-4. 2009
    ..Such prosthesis-patient mismatch may affect postoperative clinical status and survival. We investigated the outcomes of isolated aortic valve replacement performed with a 17-mm mechanical prosthesis in patients with aortic stenosis...
  5. doi Hemodynamics and outcomes of aortic valve replacement with a 17- or 19-mm valve
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama shi, Saitama, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 18:450-5. 2010
    ..All patients improved to New York Heart Association functional class II or better. A small-sized prosthesis may provide satisfactory clinical and hemodynamic results in patients with a small aortic annulus...
  6. ncbi Mitral valve replacement in a case of dextrocardia with situs solitus
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Omiya ku, Saitama shi, Saitama, Japan
    J Heart Valve Dis 19:794-6. 2010
    ..In patients with dextrocardia requiring cardiac surgery, it is important to consider the appropriate surgical strategy. Approaching the mitral valve through a left-sided left atrial incision seems to provide excellent exposure for MVR...
  7. doi Partial resection of intravenous leiomyomatosis with cardiac extension
    Homare Okamura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya ku, Saitama, Saitama 330 8503, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:38-41. 2011
    ..We partially resected the tumor inside the right atrium and the inferior vena cava via the right atrium using cardiopulmonary bypass. There is no progression of the residual tumor after 25 months of follow-up...
  8. ncbi The efficacy of intravenous milrinone in left ventricular restoration
    Atsushi Yamaguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:233-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the efficacy of intravenous milrinone in postoperative care for patients following left ventricular (LV) restoration (LVR)...
  9. ncbi Early- and long-term outcomes after surgery for acute type a aortic dissection in patients aged 45 years and younger
    Naoyuki Kimura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Circ J 75:2135-43. 2011
    ..Acute type A aortic dissection (AAAD) is rare in young people. The early- and long-term outcomes after surgery for AAAD in patients aged ≤ 45 years was investigated...
  10. ncbi Postinfarction heart rupture of posterior wall repaired by covering patch
    Naoyuki Kimura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya, Saitama 330 0834, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 16:407-9. 2008
    ..Postoperative echocardiography showed the myocardial thinning had progressed to a wide defect, and computed tomography demonstrated that the covering patch had prevented a repeat rupture...
  11. doi Endovascular repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm associated with right-sided aortic arch: report of two cases
    Yohei Nomura
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Omiya ku, Amanuma Cho 1 847, Saitama, 330 8503, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 64:552-7. 2016
    ..However, our results showed that TEVAR might be feasible and a treatment option even in a patient with a RAA and right-sided descending aorta. ..
  12. doi Efficacy of multiple arterial coronary bypass grafting in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Atsushi Yamaguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 50:520-7. 2016
    ..We investigated the efficacy of CABG performed with MAGs in diabetic patients...
  13. ncbi [Total Aortic Arch Replacement by Minimally Invasive Approach in a Patient with Permanent Tracheostomy;Report of a Case]
    Koichi Adachi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 69:481-4. 2016
    ..The operation was completed in 345 minutes and the patient was discharged on the 11th postoperative day without any complications. ..
  14. doi SYNTAX-justified trend toward restricting coronary artery bypass grafting to more serious cases
    Mamoru Arakawa
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1 847 Amanuma cho, Omiya ku, Saitama, Saitama, 330 8503, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 62:364-9. 2014
    ..To understand the implications of this trend, we compared SYNTAX scores in two groups of patients treated with CABG before and after DESs approval...
  15. doi Enhanced caspase activity contributes to aortic wall remodeling and early aneurysm development in a murine model of Marfan syndrome
    Fabian C Emrich
    From the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery F C E, H O, A R D, K P, D R M, J T C, M O M, A J P, J K C, T K K, M P F, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine U R, Department of Pediatrics J K H, C M A, M R, Department of Radiology F G B, and Department of Pathology A J C, Stanford University, CA Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Heart Center, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany F C E, K P, D R M, F W M and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, Saitama, Japan H O
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 35:146-54. 2015
    ..In the present study, we use a Marfan mouse model (Fbn1(C1039G/+)) to investigate the biological importance of apoptosis during aneurysm development in Marfan syndrome...
  16. doi Assessment of elastin deficit in a Marfan mouse aneurysm model using an elastin-specific magnetic resonance imaging contrast agent
    Homare Okamura
    From the Departments of Cardiothoracic Surgery H O, A R D, F E, B A D, M A, M P F, Radiology L J P, and Pathology A J C, Stanford University, CA Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Jichi Medical University, Saitama Medical Center, Saitama, Japan H O, M A, H A Lantheus Medical Imaging, North Billerica, MA D C O, R R C, S P R Agilent Technologies, Yarnton, Oxford, United Kingdom M M Departments of Radiology G K and Medical Informatics and Radiology H S, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University, CA M V M
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 7:690-6. 2014
    ..In this study, we test the feasibility of quantifying aortic wall elastin content using MRI with a gadolinium-based elastin-specific magnetic resonance contrast agent in Fbn1(C1039G/+) mice...