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78. Ootaki Y, Yoshimura N, Fukamachi K. Long graft stumps: A safe approach? Ann Thorac Surg 2007;84:1798-1799.
79. Noecker AM, Cingoz F, Ootaki Y, Liu J, Kuzmiak S, Kopcak MW, Fukamachi K, Duncan BW. The Cleveland Clinic PediPump: Anatomic modeling and virtual fitting studies in a lamb model. ASAIO J 2007;53:716-719.
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82. Saeed D, Ootaki Y, Ootaki C, Akiyama M, Horai T, Catanese J, Fumoto H, Dessoffy R, Massiello AL, Horvath DJ, Zhou Q, Chen JF, Benefit S, Golding LAR, Fukamachi K. Acute in vivo evaluation of an implantable continuous flow biventricular assist system. ASAIO J 2008;54:20-24.
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84. Saeed D, Ootaki Y, Noecker A, Weber S, Smith WA, Duncan B, Fukamachi K. The Cleveland Clinic PediPump: Virtual fitting studies in children using 3D reconstructions of cardiac CT scans. ASAIO J 2008;54:133-137.
85. Fukamachi K, Ootaki Y, Ootaki C, Akiyama M, Kamohara K, Cingoz F, Horvath DJ, Chen JF, Massiello AL, Dessoffy R. Innovative, replaceable valve: Concept, in vitro study, and acute in vivo study. Artif Organs 2008;32:226-239.
86. Mihaljevic T, Ootaki Y, Robertson JO, Durrani AK, Kamohara K, Akiyama M, Cingoz F, Ootaki C, Dessoffy R, Kopcak M, Liu J, Fukamachi K. Beating heart cardioscopy: a platform for real-time, intracardiac imaging. Ann Thorac Surg 2008;85:1061-1066.
87. Akiyama M, Popovic ZB, Kamohara K, Cingoz F, Daimon M, Ootaki C, Ootaki Y, Martin M, Liu J, Kopcak MW, Jr., Dessoffy R, Fukamachi K. Acute reduction of functional mitral regurgitation in canine model using an epicardial device. Ann Thorac Surg 2008;85:1771-1775.
88. Ootaki C, Yamashita M, Ootaki Y, Kamohara K, Weber S, Klatte RS, Smith WA, Massiello AL, Emancipator SN, Golding LAR, Fukamachi K. Reduced pulsatility induces periarteritis in kidney and the role of the local renin-angiotensin system. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008;136:150-158.
89. Yoshimura N, Henaine, R, Ootaki Y, Matsuhisa H, Misaki T. Why does the preoperative BNP level predict the degree of postoperative BNP elevation? Ann Thorac Surg 2008;86:694.
90. Ootaki Y, Ootaki C, Kamohara K, Akiyama M, Zahr F, Kocak M, Dessoffy R, Fukamachi K. Phasic Coronary Blood Flow Patterns in Dogs vs. Pigs: An Acute Ischemic Heart Study. Med Sci Monit 2008;14:BR193-197.
91. Ootaki C, Manzo A, Kamohara K, Popovic Z, Fukamachi K, Ootaki Y. Heart Rate Variability in Progressive Heart Failure Model by Rapid Ventricular Pacing. Heart Surg Forum 2008;11:E295-9.
92. Fumoto H, Gillinov AM, Ootaki Y, Akiyama M, Saeed D, Horai T, Ootaki C, Vince DG, Popovic ZB, Dessoffy R, Massiello A, Catanese J, Fukamachi K. A novel device for left atrial appendage exclusion: The third-generation atrial exclusion device. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008;136:1019-1027.
93. Zahr F, Ootaki Y, Starling RC, Smedira NG, Yamani M, Thuita L, Fukamachi K. Preoperative risk factors for mortality after biventricular assist device implantation. J Card Fail 2008;14:844-849.
94. Manzo A, Ootaki Y, Ootaki C, Kamohara K, Fukamachi K. Comparative study of heart rate variability between healthy human subjects and healthy dogs, rabbits, and calves. Lab Animal 2009;43:41-45.
95. Ootaki Y, Ootaki C, Massiello A, Horvath D, Chen J-F, Mihaljevic T, Navia JL, Smedira NG, Golding LAR, Fukamachi K. Human clinical fitting study of the DexAide right ventricular assist device. Artif Organs 2009;33:558-561.
96. Saeed D, Horvath DJ, Massiello AL, Ootaki Y, Benefit S, Golding LAR, Fukamachi K. Use of zirconia ceramic in the DexAide right ventricular assist device journal bearing. Artif Organs 2010;34:146-149.
97. Saeed D, Shalli S, Fumoto H, Ootaki Y, Horai T, Anzai T, Zahr R, Horvath DJ, Massiello AL, Chen JF, Dessoffy R, Catanese J, Benefit S, Golding LA, Fukamachi K. In vivo evaluation of zirconia ceramic in the DexAide right ventricular assist device journal bearing. Artif Organs 2010;34:512-516.
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102. Entrikin DW, Otaki Y, Ungerleider R, Carr JJ. Pulmonary artery sling as demonstrated by transthoracic echocardiography and low-dose cardiac gated computed tomographic angiography in a 22 month old. Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography: case of the month 2011 July.
103. Williams DA, Ootaki Y, Quartermain MD. Coronary anomaly preventing transcatheter closure of an atrial septal defect. Circ Cardiovasc Interv 2012;5:e61-2.
104. Vossler JD, Entrikin DW, Quartermain MD, Kon ND, Ungerleider RM, Ootaki Y. Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery in an adult. Heart Surg Forum 2012;15:E284-5.

105. Ungerleider RM, Pasquali SK, Welke KF, Wallace AS, Ootaki Y, Quartermain MD, Williams D, Jacobs JP. Contemporary patterns of surgery and outcomes for aortic coarctation: an analysis of the society of thoracic surgeons congenital heart surgery database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;145:150-8.
106. Ootaki Y, Kuromaru R, Ungerleider RM. Valve-sparing replacement of the aortic root after repair of Tetralogy of Fallot. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013;19:170-2.
107. Ootaki C, Yamashita M, Ootaki Y, Saeed D, Horai T, Fumoto H, Massiello AL, Emancipator SN, Golding LAR, Fukamachi K. Periarteritis in lung from a continuous-flow right VAD: Role of the local renin-angiotensin system. Ann Thorac Surg 2013;96:148-54.
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109. Gallotti R, Cammock CE, Dixon N, Ootaki Y. Neonatal ascending aortic thrombus: successful medical treatment. Cardiol Young 2013;23:610-2.
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