Strategy for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease
  A. Yamaguchi, et al.…73
Clinical Evaluation of SJM Prosthetic Aortic Valve by Doppler Echocardiography: Application of Energy Loss Index (ELI) as a New Index of Aortic Prosthetic Valve Function
  K. Nakamura, et al.…77
Bifurcated Endovascular Graft for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: A Multi-Center Trial of the PowerWebTM System
  S. Ishimaru, et al.…81
Case Reports
Stent Grafting Using Matsui-Kitamura Stents for Patients with Distal Aortic Arch Aneurysm
  J. Akasaka, et al.…87
A Case of Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Using Arterial Grafts in a Patient with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Review of the Literature
  H. Sakaguchi, et al.…90
Nonocclusive Mesenteric Ischemia after Off-Pump CABG
  T. Hanada, et al.…94
Successful One-Stage Resection of Intravenous Leiomyomatosis with Extension into the Main Pulmonary Artery
  T. Furusawa, et al.…98
A Rare Combination of Impending Rupture of an Aortic Arch Aneurysm Associated with an Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery, Quadricuspid Aortic Valve and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
  Y. Suto, et al.…102
A Case of Successful Aortic Fenestration for Renal Failure Associated with Aortic Dissection
  J. Murayama, et al.…106
Reoperations after Total Arch Replacement in Acute Type A Aortic Dissection
  M. Sakurai, et al.…110
Staged Arterial Switch Operation without Homologous Blood Transfusion
  T. Tominaga, et al.…114
Persistent Sciatic Artery Revealed by Cellulitis and Skin Necrosis of the Lower Leg
  Y. Yamamoto and S. Yamamura…118
Successful Management for Aortic Valve Insufficiency in a Childbearing Age Patient with Type II Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  H. Nishida, et al.…121
An Octogenarian Case of Surgical Treatment for Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
  T. Kanaoka and H. Matsuura…125
Aortic Valve Replacement Associated with Essential Thrombocythemia
  Y. Matsumura, et al.…129
A Case of External Iliac Artery Occlusion after Total Hip Arthroplasty
  T. Ishiyama and K. Inazawa…133
A Surgical Case for Extracardiac Unruptured Giant Aneurysm of the Right Sinus of Valsalva
  N. Ishigami and K. Horiba…136
Operation with Cardiopulmonary Bypass Using Heparin and Nafamostat Mesilate for a Patient with Protamine Allergy
  H. Morita, et al.…140
A Case of True Brachial Arterial Aneurysm
  M. Shimizu, et al.…143