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  1. Content type: Case report

    The oral thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor agonist lusutrombopag (Mulpleta®) was developed to improve thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease prior to elective invasive medical procedures. Mulpleta...

    Authors: Tomoko Sasaguri, Naomi Hirakawa and Satoko Uemura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:80

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  2. Content type: Case report

    Arginine vasopressin has been used for the management of refractory vasodilatory shock. However, it is still unclear whether arginine vasopressin is useful for hypotension in patients with spinal cord injury.

    Authors: Tsukasa Shimauchi, Jun Maki, Jun Yoshino, Naoyuki Fujimura and Sumio Hoka

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:79

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  3. Content type: Clinical research article

    Anesthetic management of lower extremity amputation in chronic hemodialysis (HD) patients can be challenging because of their poor cardiovascular status. As previously reported, peripheral nerve block (PNB) ma...

    Authors: Hitomi Takemura, Daisuke Fujita, Megumi Matsuda, Kazuko Fujita, Masahiro Sakaguchi and Fumimasa Amaya

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:77

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  4. Content type: Case report

    The intensity of the electrical activity of the diaphragm (Edi) correlates with inspiratory effort. The ratio of tidal volume to the Edi is known as neuroventilatory efficiency (NVE) and is used as an index fo...

    Authors: Yusuke Naito, Yoshiyuki Shimizu, Takeshi Hatachi, Yu Inata, Kazue Moon, Kazuya Tachibana and Muneyuki Takeuchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:76

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Although various agents are used during anesthesia for surgical resection of pheochromocytoma, application of desflurane has rarely been reported. We report the use of desflurane in a case receiving resection ...

    Authors: Yutaka Oda, Takahisa Adachi, Ryushi Komatsu, Motoko Shimada and Yukio Tanaka

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:75

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  6. Content type: Clinical research article

    Although venous cannulation is imperative during perioperative period, it inevitably causes venipuncture pain. Eutectic mixture local anesthetics (EMLA) has been used to reduce this pain, and various studies h...

    Authors: Tomomi Matsumoto, Tomohiro Chaki, Naoyuki Hirata and Michiaki Yamakage

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:73

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by unexplained fever, systemic insensitivity to pain, anhidrosis, and mental distress. Anesthetic man...

    Authors: Yoko Takeuchi, Yoshihito Fujita, Takeshi Shimomura, Shuji Kurokawa, Hiroki Noguchi and Yoshihiro Fujiwara

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:72

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  8. Content type: Clinical research article

    Dexmedetomidine is a sedative used during spinal anaesthesia. However, it frequently induces bradycardia. Although intravenous atropine is often used for treating bradycardia during regional anaesthesia, the r...

    Authors: Emi Fujii, Sachiko Tanaka-Mizuno, Kazunori Fujino, Masashi Fujii, Masae Furuno, Yasushi Sugimoto, Satoshi Takabuchi and Yutaka Eguchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:70

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  9. Content type: Clinical research article

    The postoperative mortality rate following a femoral neck fracture remains high. The Surgical Apgar Score (SAS), based on intraoperative blood loss, the lowest mean arterial pressure, and the lowest heart rate...

    Authors: Atsushi Kotera

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:67

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  10. Content type: Clinical research article

    Evaluating patient satisfaction with anesthesia is critical for improving their experiences. We investigated perioperative anesthetic satisfaction and associated predictive factors in patients receiving cesare...

    Authors: Mitsuru Ida, Junko Enomoto, Yumiko Yamamoto, Hiroki Onodera and Masahiko Kawaguchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:66

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  11. Content type: Clinical research article

    Intercostal nerve block and neurolysis are widely used procedures, but their injectate spread has not been well understood. Previous studies have reported unexpected outcomes (paravertebral or epidural anesthe...

    Authors: Yuichi Ohgoshi, Yosuke Usui, Satoshi Terada, Yoshimasa Takeda, Aiji Ohtsuka, Kenjiro Matsuno and Yasuhisa Okuda

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:65

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Kagami-Ogata syndrome (KOS) is a rare congenital imprinting disorder. The problems related to the anesthetic management of patients with KOS are respiratory distress and difficult endotracheal intubation.

    Authors: Kazuaki Yamagata, Atsushi Kawamura, Satomi Kasai, Mai Akazawa, Michiru Takeda and Kazuya Tachibana

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:62

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  13. Content type: Clinical research article

    Two opening methods are used for injection needle products: the “peel-apart method” where the adhesive surface of the packaging mount is peeled off, and the “push-off top method,” where the needle hub is press...

    Authors: Shintaro Abe, Isao Haraga, Fumiaki Kiyomi, Hitomi Kumano, Akira Gohara, Shigehiro Matsumoto and Ken Yamaura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:61

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  14. Content type: Clinical research article

    To examine whether sex and polymorphisms of cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2B6 and UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) 1A9 affect the difference between predicted and measured plasma propofol concentration during continu...

    Authors: Ai Fujita, Kengo Hayamizu, Tatsuya Yoshihara, Masayoshi Zaitsu, Fumie Shiraishi, Hisatomi Arima, Kazumasa Matsuo, Kanako Shiokawa, Hidekazu Setoguchi and Toshiyuki Sasaguri

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:59

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Sugammadex reverses rocuronium by encapsulating it, creating a stable complex that is mainly excreted by the kidneys. Nonetheless, in view of exposure to sugammadex during renal transplantation, current safety...

    Authors: Yasumasa Ono, Yoshihito Fujita, Takahiro Kajiura, Hazuki Okawa, Juntaro Nakashima, Hideo Isobe and Yoshihiro Fujiwara

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:56

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Ventricular assist device (VAD) is usually attached by an inflow cannula to the apex of the systemic left ventricle (LV), but very few cases with implantation of the VAD in the morphologic right ventricle (RV)...

    Authors: Kazutomo Saito, Hiroaki Toyama, Nozomu Abe, Azusa Sunouchi, Yutaka Ejima and Masanori Yamauchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:55

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Thromboembolism is a rare complication of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. Importantly, an acute arterial occlusion needs rapid diagnosis and urgent treatment to help save the patient’s life. Here, we report a case o...

    Authors: Yuudai Horiguchi, Takuo Hoshi, Aya Yoshimatsu and Mika Yoshida

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:53

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Though several cases of upper gastrointestinal tract injury caused by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) have been reported, gastric perforation is very rare. Herein, we report the case of TEE-associated g...

    Authors: Masaya Oshiro, Hirotsugu Kanda, Akane Oshiro, Kenta Kure, Megumi Kanao-Kanda, Hiroyuki Kamiya and Takayuki Kunisawa

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:52

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Ventilation failure commonly occurs when a standard left-sided double-lumen tube is used in patients after left upper lobectomy having remarkable angulation of the left main bronchus. We present a female witho...

    Authors: Izumi Kawagoe, Masakazu Hayashida, Daizoh Satoh, Kenji Suzuki and Eiichi Inada

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:51

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  20. Content type: Case report

    One-lung ventilation under general anesthesia is necessary for thoracic surgery, but this procedure is often difficult in surgery for patients with cardiopulmonary failure. Non-intubated video-assisted thoraci...

    Authors: Satoru Kayama, Haruna Yamamoto and Shigehito Sawamura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:48

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Transient myoclonic involuntary movements, typically referred to as spinal myoclonus (SM), rarely develop in the extremities following neuraxial anesthesia (NA). NA indications in patients with history of SM f...

    Authors: Tohru Shiratori, Kunihisa Hotta, Masaaki Satoh, Naoko Kondo, Junji Ikeda and Shinji Sasao

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:47

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  22. Content type: Clinical research letter

    The use of both pulse oximetry (SpO2) and respiration rate (RR) monitoring is recommended to prevent the development of respiratory deterioration, particularly after extubation and narcotic analgesic use for pain...

    Authors: Takashi Shiota, Hideaki Kawanishi, Satoki Inoue, Junji Egawa and Masahiko Kawaguchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:46

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients often suffer from cardiac sympathetic denervation, a hallmark of which is orthostatic hypotension. Denervation supersensitivity to sympathomimetic drugs is also seen in such p...

    Authors: Toru Shirai, Atsuhiro Kitaura, Keiji Uehara, Tomohisa Uchida, Masaki Fuyuta, Tatushige Iwamoto, Kenji Hiramatsu and Shinichi Nakao

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:44

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  24. Content type: Case report

    Laryngeal mask airway (LMA) insertion contributes to airway protection in patients with a laryngeal tumor around the glottis. There has been no report of LMA insertion itself exacerbating airway obstruction in...

    Authors: Satoshi Fuseya, Takashi Ichino, Satoshi Tanaka, Kumiko Ishida, Takashi Ishida and Mikito Kawamata

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:43

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  25. Content type: Case report

    Adverse intracranial events after spinal surgery were related with intracranial hypotension due to surgical injury of dura mater.

    Authors: Junko Matsuhiro, Rumi Kariyazono, Koh Mizutani, Akinori Hinotsume and Masahiko Tsuchiya

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:42

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Kniest dysplasia is a type of chondrodysplasia characterized by severe craniofacial abnormalities including tracheomalacia, midface hypoplasia, and cleft palate.

    Authors: Maiko Hasegawa-Moriyama, Tomonori Iwasaki, Keika Mukaihara, Mina Masuda and Yuichi Kanmura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:41

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Hereditary angioedema is a rare genetic disorder resulting from an inherited deficiency or dysfunction of the C1-esterase inhibitor. In the anesthetic management of such patients, special caution should be exe...

    Authors: Masashi Fujii, Takayuki Higashiguchi, Nobuaki Shime and Yasuyo Kawabata

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:38

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is a rare, hereditary mucocutaneous disorder that can involve renal insufficiency. If a vascular access for hemodialysis is unavailable, peritoneal dialysis ca...

    Authors: Katsuhiro Aikawa, Nobuhiro Tanaka and Yuji Morimoto

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:37

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  29. Content type: Clinical research letter

    Hip fracture is a common and serious orthopedic injury among the geriatric population, necessitating surgical treatment. We tested whether age is a significant risk factor for in-hospital mortality after surge...

    Authors: Yoshihisa Fujita, Kumi Shimada, Tomohiko Sato, Masahiko Akatsu, Koichi Nishikawa, Atsuko Kanno and Toshitake Aizawa

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:36

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  30. Content type: Case report

    We report the case of a child with Krabbe disease who underwent three repeated surgeries and anesthetic management, and we discuss the major concerns about Krabbe disease and the usefulness of a perioperative ...

    Authors: Junichi Saito, Futoshi Kimura, Hiroshi Hashimoto, Tetsuhiro Sakai and Kazuyoshi Hirota

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:34

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