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Journal of Artificial Organs

The Official Journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs

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11.10.2018 | Original Article

Shape optimization of a centrifugal blood pump by coupling CFD with metamodel-assisted genetic algorithm

A centrifugal blood pump is a common type of pump used as a left ventricular assist device in the medical industries. Therefore, the improvement of the device bio-compatibility to reduce the blood damage and to increase the efficiency has become a …

11.10.2018 | Original Article

Clinical results and medical costs of thoracic endovascular aortic repair in patients over 80 years of age

Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) is expected to be minimally invasive, especially in older patients. However, clinical results of TEVAR in octogenarians including medical costs are limited. Between 2010 and 2016, a total of 57 patients …

08.10.2018 | Original Article

Driveline angle is crucial for preventing driveline infection in patients with HeartMate II device

We hypothesized that the externalizing direction of the driveline (the driveline angle) at the percutaneous exit site would influence the occurrence of driveline infection after left ventricular assist device implantation. From August 2013 to May …

05.10.2018 | Case Report

Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for the management of critical airway stenosis

Venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (VV-ECMO) is used not only support gas transfer of patients suffering from respiratory failure, but also to manage hypoxic patients with critical airway obstruction during various procedures. We …

03.10.2018 | Original Article

Rolipram plus Sivelestat inhibits bone marrow-derived leukocytic lung recruitment after cardiopulmonary bypass in a primate model

Cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) recovery is complicated by lung inflammation from bone marrow (BM)-derived polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs) and monocytes (MO). Although Sivelestat reduces inflammatory mediators and Rolipram inhibits PMN and MO …

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The Journal of Artificial Organs introduces to colleagues worldwide a broad spectrum of important new achievements in the field of artificial organs, ranging from fundamental research to clinical applications. The scope of the Journal of Artificial Organs encompasses to blood purification, cardiovascular intervention, biomaterials, and artificial metabolic organs. Additionally, the journal covers technical and industrial innovations.

This is the official journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs.

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