AMANO Atsushi, M.D., Ph.D.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Short Biography

Cardiovascular Surgery,Kameda General Hospital
Director, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Shin-Tokyo Hospital
Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Yokohama City Northern Hospital
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University Faculty of Medicine
Director, Juntendo University Hospital


  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Valve Surgery
  • Aortic Surgery

Main Research Topics and Interests

  • Off-pump CABG
  • Mitral Valve Plasty
  • Surgery for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Valve Sparing Root Replacement

Publications (in English)

  • Articles (92) <Total Impact Factor: 133.961, Citation Index: 507>
  • Case Reports (14) <Total Impact Factor: 10.695, Citation Index: 13>
  • Clinical Trials (5) <Total Impact Factor: 9.527, Citation Index: 49>
  • Letters (3) <Total Impact Factor: 17.954, Citation Index: 3>
  • Meetings (2) <Total Impact Factor: 15.818, Citation Index: 26>
  • Reviews (2) <Total Impact Factor: 7.534, Citation Index: 3>
  • Editorial (1) <Total Impact Factor: 4.168, Citation Index: 0>

Recent Main Publications

  • Matsushita S, Forrester JS, Li C, Sato M, Li Z, Guo X, Guan J, Amano A.: Administration of cells with thermosensitive hydrogel enhances the functional recovery in ischemic rat heart. J Tissue Eng. 2016 May 4; 7: 2041731416646676
  • Shinohara D, Matsushita S, Yamamoto T, Inaba H, Kuwaki K, Shimada A, Amano A.: Reduction of c-kit positive cardiac stem cells in patients with atrial fibrillation . J Cardiol. 2016 Aug 4; doi:l0.1016/j.jjcc.2016.07.006
  • Yamaoka H, Kuwaki K, Inaba H, Yamamoto T, Kato TS, Dohi S, Matsushita S, Amano A: Comparison of modern risk scores in predicting operative mortality for patients undergoing aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. J Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 68(2): 135-40.
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