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  • A Case of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement for the Treatment of Severe Aortic Stenosis with Multiple Organ Dysfunction

    Ma Jinyu , Wang Lunping , Chen Rui , Yan Jinchuan , Liang Yi , Liu Peijing

    … <p>A 77-year-old woman with extremely high risk of mortality due to severe aortic stenosis (AS) and multiple organ failure was admitted to the affiliated hospital of Jiangsu University. … Though cardiac conduction system abnormalities and a short-term elevation of pulmonary arterial pressure occurred in this patient after TAVR, she eventually recovered and her quality of life improved significantly. …

    International Heart Journal 61(2), 390-396, 2020

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  • Senescence Marker Protein 30 Deficiency Exacerbates Pulmonary Hypertension in Hypoxia-Exposed Mice

    Sugimoto Koichi , Yokokawa Tetsuro , Misaka Tomofumi , Nakazato Kazuhiko , Ishida Takafumi , Takeishi Yasuchika

    … <p>Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a fatal disease caused by pulmonary arterial vasoconstriction and organic stenosis due to the proliferation of pulmonary smooth muscle cells and endothelial cells. …

    International Heart Journal 60(6), 1430-1434, 2019

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  • Prognostic Value of Preoperative Pulmonary Arterial Capacitance for Patients Undergoing Aortic Valve Replacement for Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis

    Yamashita Keigo , Abe Takehisa , Hayata Yoshihiro , Hirose Tomoaki , Taniguchi Shigeki

    … <p><b><i>Background:</i></b>Pulmonary arterial capacitance (PAC) is a determinant of right ventricular afterload and a strong independent predictor of unfavorable outcomes in advanced heart failure (HF) with pulmonary hypertension (PH). …

    Circulation Journal 83(11), 2222-2228, 2019

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  • A Case of Noonan Syndrome with the <i>SHOC2</i> Mutation Complicated by Dilation of a Single Left Coronary Artery  [in Japanese]

    Ishikawa Nobuyuki , Horigome Hitoshi , Murakami Takashi , Takahashi-Igari Miho , Nozaki Yoshihiro , Lin Lisheng , Shiono Junko , Hiramatsu Yuji , Yanagisawa Hiromi

    … Common cardiovascular disorders in NS include pulmonary valve stenosis, atrial septal defect, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. … The patient developed progressive dilation of the left coronary artery as well as a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and right ventricular outflow tract stenosis. … mutation complicated by such a rare coronary arterial abnormality. …

    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 35(2), 127-131, 2019

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  • Surgical Outcomes and Autograft Function after the Ross Procedure in Neonates and Infants  [in Japanese]

    Takahashi Yukihiro , Wada Naoki , Kabuto Naohiro , Komori Yuya , Amagaya Suguru , Kishiki Kanako , Ando Makoto

    … Primary diagnoses were aortic stenosis in 10 cases and aortic insufficiency in three. … Two cases required coronary arterial bypass and release of the subaortic stenosis. … <b>Conclusion</b>: Durability of the pulmonary autograft was excellent. …

    Japanese Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 48(5), 305-312, 2019

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  • Preoperative Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction Is Associated with Pulmonary Edema after Carotid Endarterectomy

    SHIGEMATSU Kenji , IWASHITA Kouhei , MIMATA Ryosuke , OWAKI Ryoko , TOTOKI Takaaki , GOHARA Akira , OKAWA Jingo , HIGASHI Midoriko , YAMAURA Ken

    … <p>This retrospective study was aimed to investigate the association between preoperative left ventricular (LV) cardiac function and the incidence of postoperative pulmonary edema (PE) in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA). … Most patients undergoing CEA for carotid artery stenosis have concomitant heart diseases, leading to hemodynamic instability that can cause postoperative cardiac complications such as cardiac heart failure. …

    Neurologia medico-chirurgica 59(8), 299-304, 2019

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  • A Case of Post-Traumatic Small Intestinal Stenosis Treated by Laparoscopy-Assisted Surgery  [in Japanese]

    Azami Ayaka , Takano Yoshinao

    … <p>We report herein on a case of delayed small intestinal stenosis following blunt abdominal trauma treated with laparoscopy-assisted surgery. … He was diagnosed as having a mediastinal hematoma caused by an internal thoracic arterial injury, rib fracture, with pulmonary and abdominal contusion. … An emergency arterial embolization and mediastinal drainage operation were performed. … CT revealed local stenosis of the small intestine. …

    Nihon Fukubu Kyukyu Igakkai Zasshi (Journal of Abdominal Emergency Medicine) 38(7), 1141-1144, 2018

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  • Successful Infant Pneumonectomy with Unilateral Pulmonary Artery Occlusion Test

    Kato Koji , Kato Taichi , Hayano Satoshi , Fukasawa Yoshie , Numaguchi Atsushi , Hattori Tetsuo , Saito Akiko , Sato Yoshiaki , Hayakawa Masahiro

    … <p>The use of unilateral pulmonary artery occlusion (UPAO) test for the preoperative evaluation of pneumonectomy was reported in adult patients. … We describe the first case of infant with abnormal pulmonary circulation in whom successful pneumonectomy was performed after preoperative evaluation using UPAO test. …

    International Heart Journal 59(1), 237-239, 2018

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  • Axillofemoral Bypass Markedly Improved Acute Decompensated Heart Failure and Kidney Injury in a Patient with Severely Calcified Stenosis of Thoracoabdominal Aorta (Atypical Aortic Coarctation)

    Ishizuka Masato , Yamada Shintaro , Maemura Sonoko , Yamamoto Keisuke , Takizawa Masataka , Uozumi Hiroki , Minegishi Sachito , Kobayashi Jotaro , Ikenouchi Hiroshi

    … She was diagnosed with acute decompensated heart failure and kidney injury due to severely calcified stenosis of the thoracoabdominal aorta, the so called AAC. … She received hemodiafiltration, and pulmonary congestion improved in part. … The decrease in pulse pressure may reflect the reduction in systemic arterial compliance by axillofemoral bypass. …

    International Heart Journal 58(5), 820-823, 2017

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  • Three Cases of Isolated Unilateral Pulmonary Venous Atresia  [in Japanese]

    Nagatomo Yusaku , Joo Kunitaka , Muneuchi Jun , Watanabe Mamie , Matsuoka Ryohei , Shirozu Hiromitsu , Okada Seigo , Iida Chiaki , Joo Kunihiko , Ochiai Yoshie

    … <p>Isolated unilateral pulmonary venous atresia (PVA) is an extremely rare anomaly that typically presents with hemoptysis and pneumonia; … Lung perfusion scintigraphy demonstrated decrease in the right pulmonary blood flow. … Pulmonary arterial wedge angiography (PAWA) identified a right PVA. …

    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 33(4), 318-325, 2017

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  • Case of Pulmonary Valve Infective Endocarditis in a Dog  [in Japanese]

    IWASA Naoki , NISHII Naohito , IWASA Kazuko , IWASA Tatsuo , TAKASHIMA Satoshi , SUGANUMA Shota , SAKAI Hiroki , KITAGAWA Hitoshi

    … On the first visit, cardiomegaly, a tumor-like mass on the pulmonary valve (15.0×5.8 mm), pulmonary valve stenosis, pulmonary arterial dilatation, and tricuspid regurgitation were observed. … The mass on the pulmonary valve had increased in size (18.5×13.0 mm) and was observed to severely constrict the pulmonary valve. …

    Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association 70(6), 375-379, 2017

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  • Large Vessel Vasculitis with an Isolated Lesion of a Single-lobe Pulmonary Artery

    Kitajima Takamasa , Marumo Satoshi , Shoji Tsuyoshi , Huang Cheng-long , Yuba Yoshiaki , Fukui Motonari

    … Chronic pulmonary arterial obstructions are caused mostly by chronic pulmonary artery thromboembolism and rarely by vasculitis or intimal sarcoma of the pulmonary artery. … We herein report an unusual case of a 42-year-old woman with a solitary obstruction of the pulmonary artery in the right lower lobe of her lung. …

    Internal Medicine 55(13), 1801-1805, 2016

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  • The importance of stress echocardiography  [in Japanese]

    SUZUKI Kengo

    … In organic MR, exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension (PH) is assessed because many patients with exercise-induced PH reveal cardiac events and reduced exercise tolerance. … The pressure gradient between the left atrium and ventricle is also evaluated in mitral stenosis; … a high pressure gradient requires percutaneous transluminal mitral commissurotomy and/or surgical intervention even in mild mitral stenosis. …

    Choonpa Igaku 42(5), 599-610, 2015

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  • A Case of Pulmonary Hypertension and Intrapulmonary Shunt Caused by Porto-Pulmonary Shunt with Noonan Syndrome  [in Japanese]

    Nagata Yoshihiro , Kato Taichi , Makita Satoru , Ikeda Maiko , Fukazawa Yoshie , Kishimoto Yasuaki , Numaguchi Atsushi , Nagai Noriko

    … In this case, the patient with Noonan syndrome was followed-up by cardiac ultrasonography for mild pulmonary stenosis and patent foramen ovale. … After pulmonary stenosis and patent foramen ovale improved, pulmonary arterial hypertension and hepatopulmonary syndrome developed over a half year. …

    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 31(4), 212-219, 2015

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  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated With Tetralogy of Fallot

    Yasuhara Jun , Yamagishi Hiroyuki

    Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a common postoperative complication in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). … Although the recent clinical classification of pulmonary hypertension divided PAH associated with CHD (PAH–CHD) into several subclasses, the anatomical and hemodynamic features of postoperative PAH–CHD vary enormously. …

    International Heart Journal 56(Supplement), S17-S21, 2015

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  • Successful Emergent Aspiration of Thrombus for Postoperative Superior Vena Cava (SVC)Obstruction Presenting Critical SVC Syndrome in Early Infancy  [in Japanese]

    Kise Hiroaki , Itoh Atsushi , Ishino Kozo , Sano Shunji , Tomita Hideshi , Fujimoto Kazuto , Fujii Takanari , Kiguchi Hisako , Oyama Nobuo , Soga Takashi , Hata Yoshihito , Hirata Masataka

    … However, the patient experienced complications of persistent pulmonary hypertension (PPHN)and presented with severe cyanosis. … An arterial switch operation (ASO)was performed sixteen days after birth, while pleural effusion persisted after ASO. … After PTA, venography showed residual stenosis and thrombi on the vessel wall. … After removing many thrombi, final venography showed no residual stenosis and thrombi. …

    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 30(3), 360-364, 2014

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  • Pulmonary Artery Plasty with Internal Thoracic Arterial Patch in Fontan Candidate  [in Japanese]

    Koizumi Junichi , Kobayashi Takashi , Okabayashi Hitoshi , Ikai Akio , Iwase Tomoyuki , Furutake Tatsuya , Kanno Katsuyoshi , Nakano Satoshi , Soda Wataru , Takahashi Shin , Oyama Kotaro

    … Efficient and durable intervention for residual pulmonary artery (PA)stenosis is important for the establishment of excellent Fontan circulation. … Since 2007, four infants with single ventricle physiology developed residual PA stenosis and surgically intervened with ITA patch. … The diagnosis was HLHS in 2 cases and pulmonary atresia and single ventricle in 2. …

    Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 30(3), 319-325, 2014

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  • Two Infant Cases with Pulmonary Atresia, Intact Ventricular Septum, Right Ventricle-Dependent Coronary Circulation, and Myocardial Ischemic Symptoms  [in Japanese]

    Yamauchi Sanae , Kawata Hiroaki , Iwai Shigemitsu , Araki Kanta , Komori Motoki , Kishimoto Hidefumi

    … We describe two cases with pulmonary atresia, intact ventricular septum (PA/IVS), and right ventricle-dependent coronary circulation, who suffered from myocardial ischemic symptoms. … Aortography demonstrated that the right coronary artery (RCA) was interrupted at the proximal segment, and the left coronary artery (LCA) did not show any stenosis. … BDG with ligation of the arterial duct was performed at age 3 months. …

    Japanese Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 43(6), 326-330, 2014

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  • Late-onset Rejection of a Unilateral Donor Lung with Vascular C4d Deposition in Bilateral Living-donor Lobar Lung Transplantation: An Autopsy Case Report

    Yamamoto Hiroshi , Urushihata Kazuhisa , Hanaoka Masayuki , Shingu Kunihiko , Shimojo Hisashi , Kanno Hiroyuki , Yoshizawa Akihiko , Kawakami Satoshi , Miyagawa-Hayashino Aya , Date Hiroshi , Kubo Keishi , Yoshida Kazuo , Koizumi Tomonobu , Tokoro Yayoi , Fukushima Toshiro , Tateishi Kazunari , Ushiki Atsuhito , Yokoyama Toshiki , Yasuo Masanori

    … A 37-year-old woman had undergone bilateral living-donor lobar lung transplantation 11 years previously for idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. … CT showed left dominant pulmonary artery dilatation, bronchial wall thickening and airway stenosis, followed by sudden death. … An autopsy showed marked pathologic left dominant rejection of the pulmonary artery, small airway and large airway. …

    Internal Medicine 53(15), 1645-1650, 2014

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  • A Case of Anastomotic Stenosis after Arterial Switch Operation  [in Japanese]

    Fujimoto Noriko , Ando Yusuke , Hinokiyama Kazuhiro , Kajiwara Takashi , Oe Masahiro , Fukae Koji

    … Coronary artery obstruction, pulmonary stenosis, aortic valve regurgitation, and enlargement of the neo-aortic root are major complications of arterial switch operation (ASO) for transposition of the great arteries (TGA). … Supravalvular aortic stenosis following ASO is rarely reported, and technical factors should be considered as causes in such cases. …

    Japanese Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 43(2), 62-66, 2014

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