T. Tashiro
The Effectiveness of Left Side Pericardiotomy in Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
A. Aoki et al.…83
Morphological Type and Histological Features of the Dilated Ascending Aorta in Patients with a Bicuspid Aortic Valve
Y. Yoshioka et al.…89
Usefulness of JapanSCORE―Comparative Study of the Usefulness of the JapanSCORE and the Logistic EuroSCORE
N. Umehara et al.…94
Early and Mid-term Outcomes of Endoscopic Saphenous Vein Harvesting in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
S. Matsuyama et al.…103
The Risk Factors of Surgical Site Infection after Valvular Heart Surgery
N. Shinkai et al.…108
Effect of a Renal Protection Protocol on the Renal Function after Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair
A. Aoki et al.…114
Case Reports
Successful Repair of Tricuspid Valve Endocarditis in a Drug Abuser
H. Uchida et al.…120
Collagen Gel Droplet-Embedded Culture Drug Sensitivity Test(CD-DST)for a Leiomyosarcoma Originating in the Inferior Vena Cava
N. Kondo et al.…124
A Case of Ruptured Cryopreserved Homograft 7 Months after Implantation
Y. Inoue et al.…128
A Case of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair with Fenestrated Stentgraft for Ulcer-like Projection of the Proximal Anastomosis after Total Arch Replacement for Acute Type A Aortic Dissection after Open Heart Surgery
S. Yamamoto et al.…132
A Case of Tricuspid Leaflet Augmentation for Severe Secondary Tricuspid Regurgitation
K. Ono and H. Kuroda…137
A Giant Celiac Aneurysm with Acute Aortic Dissection and Idiopathic Thrombocytonenic Purpura
Y. Toyoda et al.…141
Lung Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma Extended into the Left Atrium
S. Nakaji…145
A Case of Aortic Valve Papillary Fibroelastoma with Atrial Septal Defect
H. Kanda…148
Endovascular Repair with a Fenestrated Stent Graft for Kommerell’s Diverticulum with a Right Aortic Arch
Y. Tamiya et al.…151
A Case Report of Atrio-Esophageal Fistula Caused by Percutaneous Transcatheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation
S. Nakayama et al.…155
Stanford Type A Acute Aortic Dissection Case Caused by Blunt Chest Trauma
H. Saisho et al.…159
A Case of Double Valve Replacement due to Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction after Infective Endocarditis
A. Kagoshima and S. Takahashi…163
A Simple Modified Infarct Exclusion Technique for a Patient with Large Ventricular Septal Perforation
K. Hisamoto et al.…168
Editor's Postscript
M. Ono