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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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

  5. 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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  6. Studies reporting on perianesthetic death and anesthesia-related death are limited. The present study aimed to assess the incidence of perianesthetic death and its relation to anesthesia and to describe the pa...

    Authors: Mariko Sato, Mitsuru Ida, Yusuke Naito and Masahiko Kawaguchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:8

    Content type: Original article

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  7. As both APTT and APTT-based coagulation method cannot distinguish heparin effect from intrinsic coagulation factor deficiency, we implemented thromboelastography (TEG) for the coagulation assessment in a patie...

    Authors: Kazuki Sato, Nobuyuki Katori, Yoshifumi Suga, Shuya Kiyama and Shoichi Uezono

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:7

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Plastic bronchitis (PB) is a complication of Fontan surgery, results in the formation of mucus plug in the tracheobronchial tree, causing potentially fatal airway obstruction. We report critical airway emergen...

    Authors: Hirofumi Nakamoto, Satoru Kayama, Mae Harada, Takahiro Honjo, Kinuko Kubota and Shigehito Sawamura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:6

    Content type: Case report

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  9. Echocardiography vector flow mapping can assess dynamic flow to treat congenital heart diseases. We evaluated intracardiac flow, energy loss, left ventricular output kinetic energy, and energetic performance i...

    Authors: Atsushi Kainuma, Koichi Akiyama, Yoshifumi Naito, Kazuma Hayase, Hisayuki Hongu, Keiichi Itatani, Masaaki Yamagishi and Teiji Sawa

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:5

    Content type: Case report

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  10. Surgical drainage and antimicrobial therapy are the most accepted empirical treatments for spinal epidural abscess. However, surgery may not be indicated when patient’s general health condition is poor. Percut...

    Authors: Masashi Fujii, Tsutomu Shirakawa, Nobuaki Shime and Yasuyo Kawabata

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:4

    Content type: Case report

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  11. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT II) is a rare, immune-mediated complication of heparin therapy and can cause life-threatening thromboembolism. However, perioperative anticoagulation therapy for p...

    Authors: Shuji Kawamoto, Eriko Kusudo and Kazuhiko Fukuda

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:3

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Placenta accreta is a major cause of massive obstetric hemorrhage during cesarean section. In recent years, pregnancy by in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer has been reported as a risk factor for placenta a...

    Authors: Mai Ito, Kensuke Oshita, Kazuyuki Tanaka, Masato Hara and Teruyuki Hiraki

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:2

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Heated, humidified, high-flow nasal cannula (HHFNC) oxygen therapy allows optimal humidification of inspired gas at high flows and creates a distending pressure similar to nasal continuous positive airway pres...

    Authors: Shota Sonobe, Satoki Inoue, Tadashi Nishiwada, Junji Egawa and Masahiko Kawaguchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:85

    Content type: Case report

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  14. Anaphylactic shock during pregnancy is a rare but life-threatening event for both the mother and the newborn.

    Authors: Miyuki Takahashi, Kunihisa Hotta, Soichiro Inoue, Tomonori Takazawa, Tatsuo Horiuchi, Takashi Igarashi and Mamoru Takeuchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:84

    Content type: Case report

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  15. Bleeding and carbon dioxide (CO2) gas embolism have been reported as serious complications associated with laparoscopic surgery. We present a case of cerebral infarction presumably caused by CO2 gas embolism duri...

    Authors: Atsushi Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Shirozu, Yuji Karashima, Katsuyuki Matsushita and Ken Yamaura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:82

    Content type: Case report

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  16. Neuromuscular blocking agents are frequently a cause of anaphylaxis that occurs in the perioperative period, and a skin prick test is an examination for definite diagnosis.

    Authors: Kanako Takahashi, Satoru Tanaka, Masanori Watanabe and Michiaki Yamakage

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:81

    Content type: Case report

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  17. The patient state index (PSI) is a parameter of a four-channel electroencephalography (EEG)-derived variable used to assess the depth of anesthesia. A PSI value of 25–50 indicates adequate state of hypnosis, a...

    Authors: Shihoko Iwata, Michiyoshi Sanuki and Makoto Ozaki

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:80

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Sodium-channel myotonia (SCM) is a nondystrophic myotonia, characterized by pure myotonia without muscle weakness or paramyotonia. The prevalence of skeletal muscle channelopathies is approximately 1 in 100,00...

    Authors: Naohisa Matsumoto, Rei Nishimoto, Yoshikazu Matsuoka, Yoshimasa Takeda and Hiroshi Morimatsu

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:77

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Modified electroconvulsive therapy (m-ECT) is utilized worldwide as an effective treatment for drug-resistant psychiatric disorders. However, during m-ECT, treatment of hypotension and hypertension in response...

    Authors: Riho Nakayama, Takuya Yoshida, Norihiko Obata and Satoshi Mizobuchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:76

    Content type: Case report

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  20. Wilson’s disease is a rare autosomal recessive disorder affecting copper metabolism, which presents liver and brain dysfunction caused by abnormal copper accumulation. We report a patient who showed exacerbati...

    Authors: Kana Saito, Eiko Onishi, Jun Itagaki, Noriko Toda, Azusa Haitani and Masanori Yamauchi

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:75

    Content type: Case report

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  21. 5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is utilized for photodynamic diagnosis-assisted (PDD) surgery. However, it has been associated with vasodilation, hence, occasional hypotension.

    Authors: Tohru Shiratori, Kunihisa Hotta, Masaaki Satoh, Chiaki Kiuchi, Noriyuki Ogawa and Takayuki Kamigaito

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:74

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Information on epidemiology of prolonged mechanical ventilation (PMV) patients in the acute care setting in Japan is totally lacking. We aimed to investigate clinical features, impact, and long-term outcomes o...

    Authors: Isao Nagata, Tetsuhiro Takei, Junji Hatakeyama, Masafumi Toh, Hiroyuki Yamada and Michiko Fujisawa

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:73

    Content type: Original article

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  23. Intraoperative hemodynamic management is challenging because precise assessment of the adequacy of the intravascular volume is difficult during surgery. Perfusion index (PI) has been shown to reflect changes i...

    Authors: Kohei Godai, Akira Matsunaga and Yuichi Kanmura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:72

    Content type: Original article

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  24. The incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is higher in patients receiving volatile anesthetics than those receiving total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA) with propofol. However, it is unclear whe...

    Authors: Yuka Uchinami, Satoshi Takikawa, Fumiki Takashima, Yosuke Maeda, Satoki Nasu, Ayumi Ito and Tatushi Saito

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:70

    Content type: Original article

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  25. Long-term opioid treatment for chronic non-cancer pain has become controversial, given the increasing prevalence of opioid dependence. However, there is little information on therapeutic strategies for this co...

    Authors: Marie Shigematsu-Locatelli, Takashi Kawano, Tsuyoshi Koyama, Hideki Iwata, Atsushi Nishigaki, Bun Aoyama, Hiroki Tateiwa, Noriko Kitaoka and Masataka Yokoyama

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:68

    Content type: Case report

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  26. The use of deep pericardial suture (DPS) is a widely used technique to lift the heart and expose the targeted vessels during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB). Several reports alert massive blee...

    Authors: Mirei Nagai, Satoshi Kurokawa, Makoto Ozaki and Minoru Nomura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:67

    Content type: Case report

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  27. The right external iliac vein (REIV) is often used for portal vein reconstruction in patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy with portal-superior mesenteric vein resection. We report a case of cardiac arrest...

    Authors: Koji Hoshino, Toru Nakamura, Mineji Hayakawa, Yusuke Itosu, Hitoshi Saito, Satoshi Hirano and Yuji Morimoto

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:65

    Content type: Case report

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  28. Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) is a type of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy associated with left ventricular outflow tract stenosis. The increased pressure gradients across the left ventricular out...

    Authors: Sho Yamazaki, Takeshi Omae, Keito Koh, Sonoko Sakuraba, Yosuke Katsuda and Masateru Kumemura

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:64

    Content type: Case report

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  29. The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) based on serum albumin level and body weight and the Controlling Nutritional Status Score (CONUT) based on serum albumin level, total cholesterol level, and total ly...

    Authors: Atsushi Kotera

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:62

    Content type: Original article

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  30. Patients with renal failure are susceptible to electrolyte disturbances including life-threatening hyperkalemia, and intraoperative hepatic damage exacerbates it. We report a case on hemodialysis who developed...

    Authors: Eriko Takeyama, Nobuyuki Nishimura, Eizo Amano and Hiromi Shibuya

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:60

    Content type: Case report

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  31. Severe mitral regurgitation (MR) after aortic valve replacement (AVR) is a serious complication. Although several causes of MR after AVR have been reported, severe MR due to geometric changes in the mitral val...

    Authors: Ryo Wakabayashi, Susumu Ide, Takashi Ishida, Satoshi Tanaka and Mikito Kawamata

    Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:59

    Content type: Case report

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