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Journal of Artificial Organs

The Official Journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs

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15.09.2021 | Original Article

Interference of a ventricular assist device with magnetic navigation during insertion of Sherlock 3CG™, a bedside peripherally inserted central catheter

Recently, the Sherlock 3CG™ Tip Confirmation System, including a magnetic tracking system and an intracavitary electrocardiography guidance system, has been introduced for bedside peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) insertion. Magnetic …

16.08.2021 | COVID-19 | Case Report Zur Zeit gratis

Absent right superior vena cava with persistent left superior vena cava in a patient with COVID-19

Vascular injury associated with cannulation during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) induction is a rare but life-threatening complication. The presence of abnormal vascular anatomy increases the risk of vascular injury and should be …

16.08.2021 | Brief Communication

Current status of antimicrobial prophylaxis during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in Japan: a national survey

Infection during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a common complication that leads to increased mortality. Thus, antimicrobial prophylaxis during ECMO is often performed to prevent of nosocomial infections. However, the current status …

03.08.2021 | Original Article

A pilot clinical trial of a self-management intervention in patients with a left ventricular assist device

Self-management is a health behavior known to predict treatment outcomes in patients with multiple co-morbidities and/or chronic conditions. However, the self-management process and outcomes in the left-ventricular assist device (LVAD) population …

01.08.2021 | COVID-19 | Case Report Zur Zeit gratis

COVID-19 ARDS in two patients with left ventricular assist device

Coronavirus disease 2019 affected millions of people and caused pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome and increased mortality worldwide. Data from multicenter studies showed that concomitant chronic diseases are associated with severe …

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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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