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Journal of Artificial Organs

The Official Journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs

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11.11.2019 | Original Article

A case series: the outcomes, support duration, and graft function recovery after VA-ECMO use in primary graft dysfunction after heart transplantation

Primary graft dysfunction (PGD) is a rare complication associated with high mortality after heart transplantation, which may require veno-arterial extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation (VA-ECMO) support. A standardized definition for PGD was …

08.11.2019 | Original Article

The incidence, risk factors, and outcomes of gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with a left ventricular assist device: a Japanese single-center cohort study

Continuous flow-left ventricular assist devices (CF-LVADs) have become a therapeutic option in the management of advanced heart failure. Several studies show that patients with CF-LVAD are at an increased risk of gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB).

05.11.2019 | Original Article

Impact of three-dimensional tortuous pore structure on polyethersulfone membrane morphology and mass transfer properties from a manufacturing perspective

We examined typical commercial poly(ethersulfone) (PESf) hemodialysis and hemoconcentration membranes successfully used in manufacturing, and employed scanning probe microscope (SPM) to achieve a structural observation of the pores in the inner …

03.11.2019 | Original Article

Simple and efficient method for consecutive inactivation–cryopreservation of porcine skin grafts

We previously reported that inactivation treatment by high hydrostatic pressurization (HHP) has potential utility as a novel skin regeneration therapy for various skin tumors. In this study, we evaluated whether glycerol-cryopreservation could be …

02.11.2019 | Original Article

Pre-clinical assessment of a prototype non-invasive diagnostic device to detect aortic aneurysms

We have developed a non-invasive diagnostic device for treating thoracic aortic aneurysm that can be applied at a peripheral artery. This study aimed to examine how configuration and size of an aneurysm as well as endoluminal pressure affect our …

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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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