Journal of Artificial Organs

, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 1–7 | Cite as

Journal of Artificial Organs 2017: the year in review

Journal of Artificial Organs Editorial Committee
  • Y. Sawa
  • G. Matsumiya
  • K. Matsuda
  • E. Tatsumi
  • T. Abe
  • K. Fukunaga
  • S. Ichiba
  • A. Kishida
  • K. Kokubo
  • T. Masuzawa
  • A. Myoui
  • M. Nishimura
  • T. Nishimura
  • T. Nishinaka
  • E. Okamoto
  • S. Tokunaga
  • T. Tomo
  • T. Tsukiya
  • Y. Yagi
  • T. Yamaoka


  1. 1.
    Date K, Nishimura T, Arakawa M, Takewa Y, Kishimoto S, Umeki A, Ando M, Mizuno T, Tsukiya T, Ono M, Tatsumi E. Changing pulsatility by delaying the rotational speed phasing of a rotary left ventricular assist device. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:18–25.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Nishida M, Kosaka R, Maruyama O, Yamane T, Shirasu A, Tatsumi E, Taenaka Y. Long-term durability test of axial-flow ventricular assist device under pulsatile flow. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:26–33.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Shiba K, Zulkifli NEB, Ishioka Y. Analysis of specific absorption rate and internal electric field in human biological tissues surrounding an air-core coil-type transcutaneous energy transmission transformer. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:103–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Iizuka K, Nishinaka T, Takewa Y, Yamazaki K, Tatsumi E. The influence of pump rotation speed on hemodynamics and myocardial oxygen metabolism in left ventricular assist device support with aortic valve regurgitation. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:194–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Mizuta S, Saito I, Isoyama T, Hara S, Yurimoto T, Li X, Murakami H, Ono T, Mabuchi K, Abe Y. Appropriate control time constant in relation to characteristics of the baroreflex vascular system in 1/R control of the total artificial heart. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:200–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Matsuhashi Y, Sameshima K, Yamamoto Y, Umezu M, Iwasaki K. Investigation of the influence of fluid dynamics on thrombus growth at the interface between a connector and tube. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:293–302.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Imamura T, Murasawa T, Kawasaki H, Kashiwa K, Kinoshita O, Nawata K, Ono M. Correlation between driveline features and driveline infection in left ventricular assist device selection. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:34–41.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Tibrewala A, Nassif ME, Andruska A, Shuster JE, Novak E, Vader JM, Ewald GA, LaRue SJ, Silvestry S, Itoh A. Use of adenosine diphosphate receptor inhibitor prior to left ventricular assist device implantation is not associated with increased bleeding. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:42–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Itoda Y, Nawata K, Yamauchi H, Kinoshita O, Kimura M, Ono M. Central aortic valve closure successfully treated aortic insufficiency of the patient with Jarvik 2000 continuous flow left ventricular assist device: a case report. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:99–101.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Nakamura Y, Toda K, Nakamura T, Miyagawa S, Yoshikawa Y, Fukushima S, Saito S, Yoshioka D, Domae K, Takahashi T, Hashimoto T, Doki Y, Sawa Y. Curative surgery for gastric cancer in a patient with an implantable left ventricular assist device. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:170–3.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Seguchi O, Fujita T, Watanabe T, Kuroda K, Hisamatsu E, Nakajima S, Sato T, Sunami H, Yanase M, Hata H, Kobayashi J, Nakatani T, Fukushima N. Temporary biventricular support with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: a feasible therapeutic approach for cardiogenic shock with multiple organ failure. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:206–14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Yoshioka D, Toda K, Hidaka T, Yasuda S, Saito S, Domae K, Sawa Y. Anticoagulation therapy for a LVAD patient with acquired warfarin resistance. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:260–2.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kunioka S, Kitahara H, Kanda H, Takeda T, Yoshida Y, Ishikawa N, Kamiya H. Papillary muscle rupture after myocardial infarction during left ventricular assist device support. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:263–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kawabori M, Kurihara C, Miller Y, Heck KA, Bogaev RC, Civitello AB, Cohn WE, Frazier OH, Morgan JA. Total artificial heart implantation for biventricular failure due to eosinophilic myocarditis. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:266–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Samura T, Toda K, Yoshioka D, Takahashi H, Miyagawa S, Yoshikawa Y, Saito S, Domae K, Sawa Y. Non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia in a patient with left ventricular assist device implantation. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:277–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Yamauchi T, Masai T, Fujii K, Sawa Y, Shirai S, Kamigaki M, Itou N. Osaka Cardiovascular Surgery Research Group (OSCAR). Long-term clinical results of acute myocardial infarction at the left main trunk requiring percutaneous cardiopulmonary support. J Artif Organs. 2017; 4:303–10.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Critsinelis A, Kurihara C, Kawabori M, Sugiura T, Civitello AB, Frazier OH, Morgan JA. Left ventricular outflow tract closure during LVAD implantation: 2 cases of patients supported for over 6 years. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:350–3.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kobayashi K, Kitamura T, Kohira S, Torii S, Horai T, Hirata M, Mishima T, Sughimoto K, Ohkubo H, Irisawa Y, Matsushiro T, Hayashi H, Miyata Y, Tsuchida Y, Ohtomo N, Miyaji K. Factors associated with a low initial cerebral oxygen saturation value in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:110–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Jansen O, Kamp O, Waydhas C, Rausch V, Schildhauer TA, Strauch J, Buchwald D, Hamsen U. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in spina bifida and (H1N1)-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:354–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Suga N, Matsumura Y, Abe R, Hattori N, Nakada T, Oda S. A safe procedure for connecting a continuous renal replacement therapy device into an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation circuit. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:125–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Scaravilli V, Grasselli G, Benini A, Bombino M, Ceriani D, Emmig U, Zanella A, Patroniti N, Pesenti A. ECMO for intractable status asthmaticus following atracurium. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:178–81.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Hara S, Maeno E, Li X, Yurimoto T, Isoyama T, Saito I, Ono T, Abe Y. Principle and basic property of the sequential flow pump. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:215–20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Swol J, Fülling Y, Ull C, Bechtel M, Schildhauer TA. 48 h cessation of mechanical ventilation during venovenous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in severe trauma: a case report. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:280–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Kalbhenn J, Maier S, Heinrich S, Schallner N. Bedside repositioning of a dislocated Avalon-cannula in a running veno-venous ECMO. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:285–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Lee SI, Hwang HJ, Lee SY, Choi CH, Park CH, Park KY, Kim YJ. Veno–veno–arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for acute respiratory distress syndrome with septic-induced cardiomyopathy due to severe pulmonary tuberculosis. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:359–64.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Harnisch LO, Moerer O. Sequential use of extracorporeal devices to avoid mechanical ventilation in a patient with complicated pulmonary fibrosis. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:365–70.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Cantwell T, Ferre A, Van Sint Jan N, Blamey R, Dreyse J, Baeza C, Diaz R, Regueira T. Leptospirosis-associated catastrophic respiratory failure supported by extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:371–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Hirata M, Yamaoka T. Hepatocytic differentiation of iPS cells on decellularized liver tissue. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:318–25.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Hashida T, Nakada T, Satoh M, Tomita K, Kawaguchi R, Nomura F, Oda S. Proteome analysis of hemofilter adsorbates to identify novel substances of sepsis: a pilot study. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:132–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Goto S, Ookawara S, Saito A. Differences in the adsorption of nafamostat mesilate between polyester-polymer alloy and polysulfone membranes. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:138–44.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Abe T, Onoda M, Matsuura T, Sugimura J, Obara W, Sato T, Takahashi M, Chiba K, Abe T. Non-machinery dialysis that achieves blood purification therapy without using full-scale dialysis machines. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:230–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Maeda H. Tomisawa N, Jimbo Y, Harii N, Matsuda K. Efficacy of hemofiltration with PEPA membrane for IL-6 removal in a rat sepsis model. J Artif Organs. 2017;4:335–40.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Chihara S, Masuda Y, Tatsumi H, Nakano K, Shimada T, Murohashi T, Yamakage M. Early induction of direct hemoperfusion with a polymyxin-B immobilized column is associated with amelioration of hemodynamic derangement and mortality in patients with septic shock. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:71–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Moriguchi T, Koizumi K, Matsuda K, Harii N, Goto J, Harada D, Sugawara H, Hoshiai M, Kise H, Baba A. Plasma exchange for the patients with dilated cardiomyopathy in children is safe and effective in improving both cardiac function and daily activities. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:236–43.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Mita N, Kawahito S, Soga T, Takaishi K, Kitahata H, Matsuhisa M, Shimada M, Kinoshita H, Tsutsumi YM, Tanaka K. Strict blood glucose control by an artificial endocrine pancreas during hepatectomy may prevent postoperative acute kidney injury. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:76–83.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Honnami M, Choi S, Liu I, Kamimura W, Taguchi T, Ichimura M, Urushisaki Y, Hojo H, Shimohata N, Ohba S, Amaya K, Koyama H, Nishimura R, Chung U, Sasaki N, Mochizuki M. Repair of segmental radial defects in dogs using tailor-made titanium mesh cages with plates combined with calcium phosphate granules and basic fibroblast growth factor-binding ion complex gel. J Artif Organs. 2017;1:91–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Alamusi M, Matsuo T, Hosoya O, Uchida T. Visual evoked potential in RCS rats with Okayama University-type retinal prosthesis (OUReP™) implantation. J Artif Organs. 2017;2:158–65.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Friesecke S, Stecher SS, Gross S, Felix SB, Nierhaus A. Extracorporeal cytokine elimination as rescue therapy in refractory septic shock: a prospective single-center study. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:252–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Fujita T, Fukushima S, Fukushima N, Shiraishi I, Kobayashi J. Three-dimensional replica of corrected transposition of the great arteries for successful heart transplantation. J Artif Organs. 2017;3:289–91.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Sawa
    • 1
  • G. Matsumiya
    • 2
  • K. Matsuda
    • 3
  • E. Tatsumi
    • 4
  • T. Abe
    • 5
  • K. Fukunaga
    • 6
  • S. Ichiba
    • 7
  • A. Kishida
    • 8
  • K. Kokubo
    • 9
  • T. Masuzawa
    • 10
  • A. Myoui
    • 11
  • M. Nishimura
    • 12
  • T. Nishimura
    • 13
  • T. Nishinaka
    • 14
  • E. Okamoto
    • 15
  • S. Tokunaga
    • 16
  • T. Tomo
    • 17
  • T. Tsukiya
    • 4
  • Y. Yagi
    • 18
  • T. Yamaoka
    • 19
  1. 1.Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of SurgeryOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineOsakaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryChiba University Graduate School of MedicineChibaJapan
  3. 3.Emergency and Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Yamanashi HospitalYamanashiJapan
  4. 4.Department of Artificial OrgansNational Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research InstituteOsakaJapan
  5. 5.Department of UrologyIwate Medical University School of MedicineIwateJapan
  6. 6.Faculty of Health SciencesKyorin UniversityTokyoJapan
  7. 7.Department of Surgical Intensive Care MedicineNippon Medical School HospitalTokyoJapan
  8. 8.Institute of Biomaterials and BioengineeringTokyo Medical and Dental UniversityTokyoJapan
  9. 9.Department of Medical Engineering and TechnologyKitasato University School of Allied Health ScienceKanagawaJapan
  10. 10.Department of Mechanical EngineeringIbaraki UniversityIbarakiJapan
  11. 11.Medical Center for Translational ResearchOsaka University HospitalOsakaJapan
  12. 12.Division of Organ Regeneration Surgery, Faculty of MedicineTottori UniversityTottoriJapan
  13. 13.Department of Therapeutic Strategy for Heart FailureThe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  14. 14.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryTokyo Women’s Medical UniversityTokyoJapan
  15. 15.Department of Human Science and Informatics, School of Bioscience and EngineeringTokai UniversitySapporoJapan
  16. 16.The Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryJCHO Kyushu HospitalFukuokaJapan
  17. 17.Second Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of MedicineOita UniversityOitaJapan
  18. 18.Department of Clinical EngineeringKyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan
  19. 19.Department of Biomedical EngineeringNational Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research InstituteOsakaJapan

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