Iki Adachi, MD


School Education Degree Year
Royal Brompton Hospital, London fellowship Cardiac Morphology 2008
Osaka University Medical School fellowship Cardiovascular Surgery 2006
National Cardiovascular Center residency Cardiovascular Surgery 2005
Osaka Rosai Hospital residency General Surgery 2003
Osaka University Medical School internship Surgery 2001
Osaka University Medical School medical school Doctor of Medicine 2000

Personal Statement

Dr. Adachi has written extensively regarding surgical, morphological, and physiological aspects of congenitally malformed hearts. His clinical and research interests also include pediatric heart failure and mechanical circulatory support including ventricular assist device and total artificial heart. He is also studying cardiac cellular and sub cellular differentiation prior to and following application of mechanical assistance. He also has an interest in pediatric lung transplantation. For better preservation of donor lungs, he seeks to develop a pediatric-specific lung preservation device, called lung perfusion system for deployment in the lung transplant program at Texas Children's, which is the largest in the world.

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An unprecedented bridge to a heart transplant for Katlyen

Houston girl first child in the country to get life-saving implant 


Organization Name Role
European Association of Cardio-thoracic Surgery Member
Japanese Association of Surgery Member
Japanese Association of Thoracic Surgery Member
Japanese Society for Cardiovascular Surgery Member

Selected Publications

Adachi I, Ishibashi-Ueda H, Yagihara T, Kagisaki K, Hagino I, Ishizaka T, Uemura H. Immunohistology of pedicled autologous pericardium 9 years after implantation for an extracardiac conduit in Fontan pathway -comparison with in-situ pericardium and pulmonary arterial tissue from the same patient. Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2007;133:1101-3.

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