Artificial Organs

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Edited By: Paul S. Malchesky, D. Eng.

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 14/26 (Transplantation); 31/77 (Engineering Biomedical)

Online ISSN: 1525-1594


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    1. Pulsatile Venoarterial Perfusion Using a Novel Synchronized Cardiac Assist Device Augments Coronary Artery Blood Flow During Ventricular Fibrillation

      Bodo Cremers, Andreas Link, Christian Werner, Holger Gorhan, Ivo Simundic, Georg Matheis, Bruno Scheller, Michael Böhm and Ulrich Laufs

      Article first published online: 16 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12413

    2. Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate Solution With Added Ebselen Augments Myocardial Protection in Neonatal Porcine Hearts Undergoing Ischemia/Reperfusion

      Yan Chen, Jinping Liu, Shoujun Li, Fuxia Yan, Qinghua Xue, Huiying Wang, Peng Sun and Cun Long

      Article first published online: 16 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12340

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    1. The Relationship Between R-Wave Magnitude and Ventricular Volume During Continuous Left Ventricular Assist Device Assistance: Experimental Study

      Libera Fresiello, Maria Giovanna Trivella, Arianna Di Molfetta, Gianfranco Ferrari, Fabio Bernini and Olivier Meste

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12407

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    1. A Simple Method for the Investigation of Cell Separation Effects of Blood With Physiological Hematocrit Values

      Kathrin Gester, Sebastian V. Jansen, Marion Stahl and Ulrich Steinseifer

      Article first published online: 6 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12402

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    1. Pulmonary MicroRNA Expression Profiling in an Immature Piglet Model of Cardiopulmonary Bypass-Induced Acute Lung Injury

      Wenlei Li, Kai Ma, Sen Zhang, Hao Zhang, Jinping Liu, Xu Wang and Shoujun Li

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12387

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    1. Restrictive Transfusion Practice During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Therapy for Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

      Maria T. Voelker, Thilo Busch, Sven Bercker, Falk Fichtner, Udo X. Kaisers and Sven Laudi

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12385

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    1. Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy in Patients With Preoperative Hepatic Failure: Are We Pushing the Limits Too Far?

      Alexander Weymann, Nikhil P. Patil, Anton Sabashnikov, Phrashant N. Mohite, Diana Garcia Saez, Christian Bireta, Thorsten Wahlers, Matthias Karck, Klaus Kallenbach, Arjang Ruhparwar, Javid Fatullayev, Mohamed Amrani, Fabio De Robertis, Toufan Bahrami, Aron-Frederik Popov and Andre R. Simon

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12375

    2. Hemodynamic Response to Exercise and Head-Up Tilt of Patients Implanted With a Rotary Blood Pump: A Computational Modeling Study

      Einly Lim, Robert Francis Salamonsen, Mahdi Mansouri, Nicholas Gaddum, David Glen Mason, Daniel L. Timms, Michael Charles Stevens, John Fraser, Rini Akmeliawati and Nigel Hamilton Lovell

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12370

    3. Repair of Extrahepatic Bile Duct Defect Using a Collagen Patch in a Swine Model

      Liang Tao, Qiang Li, Haozhen Ren, Bing Chen, Xianglin Hou, Lingjun Mou, Siqiao Zhou, Jianxin Zhou, Xitai Sun, Jianwu Dai and Yitao Ding

      Article first published online: 27 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12388

    4. Eluted Substances From Hemodialysis Membranes Elicit Positive Skin Prick Tests in Bioincompatible Patients

      Shuji Konishi, Atsushi Fukunaga, Hayato Yamashita, Masahiro Miyata and Makoto Usami

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12392

    5. Elective Decompression of the Left Ventricle in Pediatric Patients May Reduce the Duration of Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

      Douglas F. Hacking, Derek Best, Yves d'Udekem, Christian P. Brizard, Igor E. Konstantinov, Johnny Millar and Warwick Butt

      Article first published online: 19 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12390

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    1. Relationship Between Renal Function and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Use: A Single-Center Experience

      Punkaj Gupta, Jacob Carlson, Dennis Wells, Patrick Selakovich, Michael J. Robertson, Jeffrey M. Gossett, Eudice E. Fontenot and Matthew B. Steiner

      Article first published online: 8 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12379

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    1. An Environment-Adaptive Management Algorithm for Hearing-Support Devices Incorporating Listening Situation and Noise Type Classifiers

      Sunhyun Yook, Kyoung Won Nam, Heepyung Kim, Sung Hwa Hong, Dong Pyo Jang and In Young Kim

      Article first published online: 5 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12391

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      High-Volume Postdilution Hemodiafiltration Is a Feasible Option in Routine Clinical Practice

      Daniele Marcelli, Caecilia Scholz, Pedro Ponce, Tânia Sousa, Pascal Kopperschmidt, Aileen Grassmann, Bruno Pinto and Bernard Canaud

      Article first published online: 2 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12345

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    1. Association Between a Change in Donor Kidney Function and Long-Term Allograft Outcomes in Kidney Transplant Recipients

      Il-Hwan Oh, Chang-Hwa Lee, Gheun-Ho Kim, Chong-Myung Kang and Joon-Sung Park

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12367

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    1. Quality of Life and Emotional Distress Early After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implant: A Mixed-Method Study

      Maddalena Modica, Maurizio Ferratini, Anna Torri, Fabrizio Oliva, Luigi Martinelli, Renata De Maria and Maria Frigerio

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12362

    2. Dispersive Aortic Cannulas Reduce Aortic Wall Shear Stress Affecting Atherosclerotic Plaque Embolization

      Alexander Assmann, Fethi Gül, Ali Cemal Benim, Franz Joos, Payam Akhyari and Artur Lichtenberg

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12359

    3. PTFE Grafts Versus Tunneled Cuffed Catheters for Hemodialysis: Which Is the Second Choice When Arteriovenous Fistula Is Not Feasible?

      Gabriele Donati, Giuseppe Cianciolo, Raffaella Mauro, Paola Rucci, Anna Scrivo, Antonio Marchetti, Emanuela Giampalma, Rita Golfieri, Laura Panicali, Mario Iorio, Andrea Stella, Gaetano La Manna and Sergio Stefoni

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12353

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    1. Multilaboratory Study of Flow-Induced Hemolysis Using the FDA Benchmark Nozzle Model

      Luke H. Herbertson, Salim E. Olia, Amanda Daly, Christopher P. Noatch, William A. Smith, Marina V. Kameneva and Richard A. Malinauskas

      Article first published online: 2 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12368

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    1. Gender Differences in Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy as a Bridge to Transplantation: A Risk-Adjusted Comparison Using a Propensity Score-Matching Analysis

      Alexander Weymann, Nikhil Prakash Patil, Anton Sabashnikov, Prashant N. Mohite, Diana García Sáez, Mohamed Amrani, Toufan Bahrami, Fabio De Robertis, Thorsten Wahlers, Nicholas R. Banner, Aron-Frederik Popov and André R. Simon

      Article first published online: 29 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12361

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      The CentriMag Centrifugal Blood Pump as a Benchmark for In Vitro Testing of Hemocompatibility in Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices

      Chris H.H. Chan, Ina Laura Pieper, Rebecca Hambly, Gemma Radley, Alyssa Jones, Yasmin Friedmann, Karl M. Hawkins, Stephen Westaby, Graham Foster and Catherine A. Thornton

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12351

    2. Subchronic Stimulation Performance of Transverse Intrafascicular Multichannel Electrodes in the Median Nerve of the Göttingen Minipig

      Kristian R. Harreby, Aritra Kundu, Ken Yoshida, Tim Boretius, Thomas Stieglitz and Winnie Jensen

      Article first published online: 23 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12347

    3. Gelsolin and Adipokines Are Associated With Protein-Energy Wasting in Hemodialysis Patients

      Terry Ting-Yu Chiu, Shang-Chih Liao, Wen-Chin Lee, Po-Shun Lee, Hwee-Yeong Ng, Yu-Su Chien and Chien-Te Lee

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12342

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    1. Numerical Model of Dog Mast Cell Tumor Treated by Electrochemotherapy

      Daniela O.H. Suzuki, Jânio Anselmo, Krishna D. de Oliveira, Jennifer O. Freytag, Marcelo M.M. Rangel, Jefferson L.B. Marques and Airton Ramos

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12333

    2. Minimally Invasive Access for Central Extracorporeal Life Support: How We Do It

      Alexander Weymann, Anton Sabashnikov, Nikhil P. Patil, Prashant N. Mohite, Bartlomiej Zych, Diana Garcia Saez, Aron-Frederik Popov and Andre R. Simon

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12344

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    1. A Compliant, Banded Outflow Cannula for Decreased Afterload Sensitivity of Rotary Right Ventricular Assist Devices

      Shaun D. Gregory, Emma Schummy, Mark Pearcy, Jo P. Pauls, Geoff Tansley, John F. Fraser and Daniel Timms

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12338

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    1. Hemodialysis-Specific Factors Associated With Salivary Flow Rates

      Paulo Leonardo Ponte Marques, Alexandre Braga Libório and Maria Vieira de Lima Saintrain

      Article first published online: 8 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12334

    2. Dose-Intensified Granulocyte-Monocyte Apheresis in Therapy Refractory Ulcerative Colitis

      Caroline Schultheiß, René Weischenberg, Andrea Herrmann, Bernhard Haller, Roland M. Schmid, Wolfgang Reindl and Wolfgang Huber

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12329

    3. Left Anterior Descending Coronary Artery Blood Flow and Left Ventricular Unloading During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Support in a Swine Model of Acute Cardiogenic Shock

      Christoph Brehm, Sarah Schubert, Elizabeth Carney, Ali Ghodsizad, Michael Koerner, Robert McCoach and Aly El-Banayosy

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12336

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    1. First Experience With the Synergy Micro-Pump in Patients in INTERMACS Class 1–2 as a Bridge to Transplantation: Pushing the Limits?

      Anton Sabashnikov, Aron-Frederik Popov, Christopher T. Bowles, Alexander Weymann, Prashant N. Mohite, Thorsten Wahlers, Thorsten Wittwer, Bartlomiej Zych, Diana Garcia-Saez, Nikhil P. Patil, Javid Fatullayev, Mohamed Amrani, Nicholas R. Banner, Tim Seidler, Bernhard Unsoeld, Christian Bireta, Friedrich A. Schoendube and André R. Simon

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12316

    2. Effect of Geometrical Parameters on the Performance of Longitudinal Functionally Graded Femoral Prostheses

      Azim Ataollahi Oshkour, Hossein Talebi, Seyed Farid Seyed Shirazi, Yat Huang Yau, Faris Tarlochan and Noor Azuan Abu Osman

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12315

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    1. A Meta-Analysis of Pulmonary Function With Pulsatile Perfusion in Cardiac Surgery

      Choon-Hak Lim, Myung-Ji Nam, Ji-Sung Lee, Hyun-Jung Kim, Ji-Yeon Kim, Hye-Won Shin, Hye-Won Lee and Kyung Sun

      Article first published online: 2 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12312

    2. Serum Soluble-Fas, Inflammation, and Anemia in Acute Kidney Injury

      Miguel Angelo Góes, Ilson Jorge Iizuka, Beata Marie Quinto, Maria Aparecida Dalboni, Julio César Monte, Bento Cardoso Santos, Oscar Fernando Pavão dos Santos, Virgilio Gonçalves Pereira, Marcelino de Souza Durão Jr, Marcelo Costa Batista and Miguel Cendoroglo

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/aor.12019


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