Limited Incision through a Retroperitoneal Approach in Abdominal Aortic Surgery
  H. Kiyama, et al.…325
Comparison of the Impact of Skeletonization and Semi-Skeletonization by Harmonic Scalpel on the Left Internal Thoracic Artery Graft Flow
  A. Aoki and S. Oosaki…329
Perioperative Change of Atrial Natriuretic Peptide and Brain Natriuretic Peptide in Relation to the Surgery for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  Y. Nishimura, et al.…333
Treatment of Elderly Patients with Aneurysm of Abdominal Aorta
  H. Fujiwara, et al.…337
Case Reports
Ruptured Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Aneurysm
  T. Shibuya and T. Kawasaki…343
Successful Treatment with Percutaneous Catheter Drainage and Irrigation for Methycillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Graft Infection Following Abdominal Aneurysm Repair
  F. Fukumura, et al.…347
A Case of Valve Repair in Mitral Valve Regurgitation Associated with Acromegaly and a Review of the Literature during the Last 2 Decades
  H. Kunishige, et al.…350
A Case of 1-Stage Replacement of the Ascending Aorta, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Revascularization of the Lower Extremities
  T. Mizumoto, et al.…355
A Case of Tracheoinnominate Artery Fistula That Required 2 Operations and Which Developed a Subcutaneous Abscess 2 Years after the Operations
  T. Ohto, et al.…358
A Case of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Associated with Postoperative Paraplegia
  M. Oshiumi, et al.…362
Occlusion of the Left Coronary Artery Caused by Fusion of the Aortic Cusp to the Aortic Wall
  Y. Yokoyama, et al.…366
A Case of Obturator Foramen Bypass for Infected Femoral Artery after Use of an Arterial Closure Device
  S. Uchikawa, et al.…370
A Case of Traumatic Injury to the Thoracic Descending Aorta Complicated with Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  H. Nishida, et al.…374
A Surgically Treated Case of Acute Type A Dissection Subsequent to Chronic Dissection with 3-Channeled Descending Aorta Dissection
  J. Murayama, et al.…378
Aortic Valve Replacement in a 92-Year-Old Woman
  K. Gan, et al.…382