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  1. Spontaneous intracranial hypotension (SIH) is rare but can lead to life-threatening complications including cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT). The concurrence of CVT and SIH raises questions regarding priority.

    Authors: Atsuko Yamamoto, Yoshiyasu Hattammaru and Shoichi Uezono

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:59

    Content type: Case report

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  2. Patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) require specific anesthetic and hemodynamic considerations. We report the specific anesthetic preparation and management in this scenario.

    Authors: Andrew J. B. Pisansky, Nelson Burbano-Vera and Matthias F. Stopfkuchen-Evans

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:57

    Content type: Case report

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  3. There is no fully recommended methodology for surgery for Barlow’s disease. Various methods have been proposed. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of transesophageal echocardiography (T...

    Authors: Musashi Yahagi, Takuma Maeda, Hiroko Kanazawa, Kenji Yoshitani and Yoshihiko Ohnishi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:56

    Content type: Clinical Research Article

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  4. Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is a disease of obstructive pulmonary artery remodeling as a consequence of major vessel thromboembolism. Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) is an alterna...

    Authors: Tomoko Ota, Kazumi Kawai, Tomoko Niihata and Hideki Fukuda

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:55

    Content type: Case report

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  5. The number of elderly patients undergoing elective as well as emergent cardiac surgery is increasing. Octogenarian and older patients undergoing surgery for acute type A aortic dissection (AAD) have a signific...

    Authors: Tetsuhito Masubuchi, Kenji Yoshitani, Kimito Minami, Chisaki Yokoyama, Akito Tsukinaga, Takahisa Goto and Yoshihiko Ohnishi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:52

    Content type: Clinical Research Article

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  6. Schwartz–Jampel syndrome (SJS) is a very rare inherited disorder characterized by multiple skeletal deformities, limited joint mobility, micrognathia, blepharophimosis, myotonia, and growth retardation. SJS is...

    Authors: Osama Shaalan, Mahmoud Daoud, Ashraf EL-Molla, Rashed Al-Otaibi and Abdulaleem Alatassi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:51

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Previous studies explored the benefits related to early ambulation postoperatively, but few focused on patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We retrospectively evaluated the incidence and predictors of the ...

    Authors: Shunsaku Goto, Yusuke Kasuya, Keiko Okuyama, Katsunori Ikari and Makoto Ozaki

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:50

    Content type: Clinical Research Article

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  8. Complete removal of pain with regional anesthesia has been reported to cause fatal respiratory depression in opioid-dependent patients, which leads us to choose general anesthesia. We hereby report three cases...

    Authors: Natsuko Nozaki-Taguchi, Yuko Ueda, Azusa Inada, Kyongsuk Son and Shiroh Isono

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:49

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Perioperative myocardial infarction is a rare but highly fatal complication, which often occurs in patients with poor preoperative cardiac conditions undergoing high-risk surgery. We report a case of acute myo...

    Authors: Thu Nguyen Dang, Nam Tran Hoai, Son Nguyen Viet, Tri Le Huu, Khuong Truong Van, Cuong Nguyen Manh and Tiep Tran Dac

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:48

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Lactate is a well-known marker to estimate prognosis after cardiac surgery and critically ill patients. The liver and kidney have a major role in lactate metabolism; however, there was less characterized about...

    Authors: Mariko Ezaka, Junko Tsukamoto, Koichi Matsuo, Nobuhide Kin and Kazue Yamaoka

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:47

    Content type: Original article

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  11. Musculocontractural Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a new and rare subtype of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome in which anesthetic considerations for airway and respiratory management, prevention of skin injuries and joint di...

    Authors: Ryo Wakabayashi, Satoshi Tanaka, Keiko Tsuchiyama, Katsumi Yamamoto, Yuki Maruyama, Kaori Numata and Mikito Kawamata

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:46

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Most children with trisomy 13 display central apnea, and are prone to opioid-induced respiratory depression. We conducted opioid-free anesthesia for a patient with trisomy 13 and obstructive sleep apnea, and s...

    Authors: Makiko Yamamoto, Izumi Miyazaki, Hiroaki Kishikawa and Atsuhiro Sakamoto

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:45

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Psoriasis vulgaris, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, rarely causes temporomandibular arthritis. We report a case of difficult airway management of a patient with limited range of motion in the temporomandi...

    Authors: Makishi Maeda, Tomohiro Chaki, Ryoichi Kawaguchi, Tomohiko Kimijima and Michiaki Yamakage

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:44

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Cardiac sarcoidosis (CS) causes severe conduction abnormalities and arrhythmias. CS patients are increasingly being treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillators (CRT-Ds). For the first time, w...

    Authors: Yutaro Kammura, Ai Fujita, Yuji Karashima, Shoko Nakayama, Kazuhiro Shirozu, Tadashi Kandabashi and Ken Yamaura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:43

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Downfolding of the epiglottis into the laryngeal inlet is considered to be a rare complication of tracheal intubation. We describe a case of epiglottic downfolding during tracheal intubation using a McGrath vi...

    Authors: Haruno Soma, Kenta Furutani, Ayaka Hibino, Akinobu Hibino and Hiroshi Baba

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:42

    Content type: Case report

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  16. A pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) has to pass the tricuspid and pulmonary valves for its proper placement. Although several factors were reported to hinder the placement, there have been no reports to identify...

    Authors: Yuka Miyata, Shoko Takada, Tomoko Fujimoto, Mitsuo Iwasaki and Yukio Hayashi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:38

    Content type: Original article

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  17. Tracheo-innominate artery fistula (TIF) is a life-threatening complication of tracheostomy. We describe perioperative management for innominate artery transection in a case with TIF.

    Authors: Satoko Noguchi, Junichi Saito, Jun Kawaguchi, Tetsuya Kushikata and Kazuyoshi Hirota

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:37

    Content type: Case report

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  18. 5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is useful as a photodynamic agent, but its use commonly leads to hypotension. Although avoiding a mean arterial pressure (MAP) < 60 mmHg is important, the incidence of MAP < 60 mm...

    Authors: Tomoaki Yatabe, Takashi Karashima, Motohiko Kume, Yu Kawanishi, Hideo Fukuhara, Tetsuya Ueba, Keiji Inoue, Yoshiyasu Okuhara and Masataka Yokoyama

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:35

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Landiolol hydrochloride reduces the incidence of perioperative atrial fibrillation (AF) in cardiac surgery; however, little evidence is available regarding its effects in other types of surgery, including esop...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Aoki, Yohei Kawasaki, Kazuki Ide, Yuichiro Shimizu, Shinsuke Sato and Junichiro Yokoyama

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:34

    Content type: Clinical Research Article

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  20. Trousseau’s syndrome, also known as cancer-associated thrombosis, has several perioperative considerations, including the timing of surgery, anticoagulant therapy, and anesthetic technique. While appropriate a...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Watanabe, Kayoko Matsunuma and Toru Kaneda

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:32

    Content type: Case report

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  21. A mitral cleft may be an important etiological factor for significant mitral regurgitation. We diagnose an additional cleft mitral valve by a combination of 2-dimensional (2-D) and 3-dimensional (3-D) echocard...

    Authors: Kazuto Miyata and Sayaka Shigematsu

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:30

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Associated laryngeal paralysis is a clinical condition merged with other cranial nerve disorders associated with vocal cord paralysis. It is a rare complication in patients after general anesthesia. Here, we r...

    Authors: Kyotaro Koshika, Takashi Ouchi, Ryohei Serita and Toshiya Koitabashi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:29

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease characterized by degeneration of the spinal cord, resulting in progressive muscle atrophy. Recently, nusinersen has been approved for treating SMA, which shou...

    Authors: Sayo Nakao, Shinichi Yamada, Katsuya Tsuda, Taishi Yokomizo, Teruyuki Sato, Shuichi Tanoue and Teruyuki Hiraki

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:28

    Content type: Case report

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  24. There have been only few reports on butylscopolamine-induced anaphylaxis despite its global usage as an anticholinergic agent for approximately 70 years. We present a case of anaphylaxis caused by butylscopola...

    Authors: Toshie Shiraishi, Mitsuyo Nakamura, Tatsuo Horiuchi and Tomonori Takazawa

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:26

    Content type: Case report

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  25. Postherpetic itch has not commonly received attention as a complication of herpes zoster because pain predominates over itch in most patients with herpes zoster. Most cases of postherpetic itch are mild; howev...

    Authors: Nobuhiro Shimada, Yasunori Niwa, Kunihisa Hotta, Takashi Igarashi and Mamoru Takeuchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:24

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Cancer is a risk factor for perioperative deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (DVT/PE). However, there is a paucity of data on non-malignant digestive diseases. In this study, we aimed to investigate...

    Authors: Hitomi Otsuka, Makoto Izumi, Eriko Ota and Noriaki Mochizuki

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:22

    Content type: Clinical Research Article

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  27. Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is a fatal cardiac ion channelopathy that causes sudden unexpected death in the young.

    Authors: Keisuke Omiya, Kazuha Mitsui and Takashi Matsukawa

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:16

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Although neurologic sequela is a recognized complication after interscalene brachial plexus block (ISB), there is a paucity of information on how severe and persistent neuropathy occurs and develops.

    Authors: Hisashi Shio, Shinichi Sakura, Akihiro Motooka, Yasuo Sakai and Yoji Saito

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:15

    Content type: Case report

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  29. The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article [1]. The ethics committee approval was granted for an observational study and the need for patient consent was waived. However, the study design described is a ra...

    Authors: Takeshi Suzuki, Takuya Kurazumi, Tomomi Ueda, Hiromasa Nagata, Takashige Yamada, Shizuko Kosugi, Saori Hashiguchi, Koichi Ito and Hiroshi Morisaki

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:13

    Content type: Retraction Note

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    The original article was published in JA Clinical Reports 2017 3:36

  30. Wilms’ tumor with hyperreninemia may result in critical cardiovascular decompensation. We report a case of severe hypertensive heart failure followed by tumor resection in a 3-month-old infant with Wilms’ tumor.

    Authors: Hiroko Miura, Shin Kawana, Shigekazu Sugino, Chika Kikuchi and Masanori Yamauchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:12

    Content type: Case report

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