Surgical Treatment of Active Infective Endocarditis: Determinants of Early Outcome
  Y. Kamikubo, et al.…1
Cardiac Output Measurement Using the Non-Invasive Cardiac Output (NICO) Monitor: A Comparative Study with the Standard Thermodilution Technique
  C. Kimura, et al.…6
Optimal Anticoagulant Therapy after Mechanical Valve Replacement Reviewed in Terms of Activity of Coagulation and Fibrinolysis
  N. Konagai, et al.…9
Surgical Treatment for Aortic Surgery Using Antegrade Selective Cerebral Perfusion
  Y. Maze, et al.…13
Case Reports
A Case of Acute Type B Dissection with Limb Ischemia and Severely Compressed True Lumen Cured by Conservative Therapy
  T. Sumiyoshi, et al.…17
Late Aortic Root Redissection Following Surgical Repair for Acute Aortic Dissection Using Gelatin-Resorcin-Formalin Glue: Report of 2 Cases
  Y. Sugawara, et al.…22
Acute Stanford Type B Aortic Dissection after Endoluminal Grafting for the Treatment of Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms
  H. Midorikawa, et al.…26
An Alternative to Total Arch Replacement for Type A Aortic Dissection
  K. Furukawa, et al.…30
Two Cases of Stent-Grafting for Ruptured Aneurysms
  I. Ichinoseki, et al.…34
Autotransplantation and Concomitant Pneunectomy for an Intracardiac Metastatic Lesion and Primary Pulmonary Blastoma of the Left Lung
  M. Yamagishi, et al.…38
Mitral Valve Repair in an Adult Case of Marfan's Syndrome
  M. Yoshikai, et al.…42
Four Cases of Valvular Injury in Nonpenetrating Cardiac Trauma
  Y. Yokoyama, et al.…45
A Case of Atrial Septal Defect and Atrial Fibrillation with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  H. Watanabe, et al.…50
A Case of Endovascular Stent Graft Repair for Traumatic Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm in a Young Patient with Multiple Injuries
  T. Mizumoto, et al.…53
Spontaneous Rupture of the Abdominal Aorta in a Young Adolescent
  Y. Tosaka, et al.…57
A Case of Tumor-Like Thrombus in the Distal Aortic Arch
  S. Hamanaka, et al.…61
A Case of Myocardial Abscess Complicating Mitral Valve Infective Endocarditis due to Klebsiella pneumoniae
  M. Yoshida, et al.…64
A Case of Metastatic Left Ventricular Tumor Causing Acute Lower Limb Embolisms
  T. Kazui, et al.…68