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Conjoined twins are an extremely rare congenital occurrence, and anesthetic management for surgical separation presents unique challenges for anesthesiologists.
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Perioperative abnormal electroencephalography in a later-stage elderly with septic shock: a case report
Patients with sepsis often exhibit abnormal patterns of electroencephalogram (EEG). We report an abnormal EEG pattern in a later-stage elderly patient with septic shock and EEG analysis results.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2021 7:5
Cases of systemic thromboembolism due to thrombus formation in the pulmonary vein stump after lobectomy have been reported recently. Cerebral infarction after left upper lobectomy is a common symptom in these ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2021 7:4
An optimal epidural catheter placement site for post-cesarean section analgesia with double-space technique combined spinal–epidural anesthesia: a retrospective study
Epidural anesthesia affects lower extremities, which often prevents early mobilization postoperatively. The incidence of numbness and motor weakness in the lower extremities with respect to epidural catheter p...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2021 7:3
Anesthetic management of pulmonary artery replacement for idiopathic dilatation of the pulmonary artery with a Kommerell’s diverticulum: a case report
Idiopathic dilatation of the pulmonary artery (IDPA) is a rare condition in which the pulmonary artery dilates without an obvious cause. Pulmonary artery replacement is indicated in severe cases to prevent ser...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2021 7:2
Life-threatening airway obstruction caused by angioedema in a morbidly obese postoperative patient: a case report
We report a case of a morbidly obese patient who developed life-threatening airway obstruction due to angioedema.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2021 7:1
Intraoperative responses of motor evoked potentials to the novel intravenous anesthetic remimazolam during spine surgery: a report of two cases
Remimazolam is a novel short-acting benzodiazepine characterized by metabolism independent from organ function. We report intraoperative MEP responses of two patients who underwent spine surgery under general ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:97
Efficacy of flurbiprofen axetil for preventing postanesthetic shivering in patients undergoing gynecologic laparotomy surgeries
Postanesthetic shivering is an unpleasant adverse event in surgical patients. A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug has been reported to be useful in preventing postanesthetic shivering in several previous stu...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:96
Life-threatening rocuronium-induced anaphylactic shock without cutaneous manifestations successfully reversed with sugammadex: a case report
Recognition of rocuronium-induced anaphylaxis is often challenging, owing to its diverse clinical manifestations. Regarding treatment, several reports have described the efficacy of sugammadex, while conflicti...
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Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a broad term that encompasses pain and/or dysfunction of the masticatory musculature and TM joints (TMJs). When TMD becomes a chronic condition, the symptoms are extremely d...
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Anesthetic management of a 12-year-old child with Kagami-Ogata syndrome for pectus excavatum: a case report
Kagami-Ogata syndrome (KOS) is due to abnormal gene expression in the 14q32.2 imprinted region. Laryngomalacia and bell-shaped thorax of children with KOS can affect airway management of general anesthesia.
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Pericardial disease as a rare complication of pediatric appendicitis: a systematic literature search
Classic symptoms of acute appendicitis are well known but are uncommon and often misinterpreted in pediatric patients, potentially delaying diagnosis and resulting in rare sequelae.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:89
Acute neurological deficit upon emergence from general anesthesia is a serious emergency. Conversion disorder, previously known as hysteria, is a somatoform disorder that causes neurological deficits without a...
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Contact dermatitis caused by electroencephalography electrodes is rare and insufficiently studied. We described a case of contact dermatitis caused by Bispectral Index (BIS) monitor electrodes.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:87
Left atrial thrombus formation within a few days of hospitalization in semi-acute ischemic heart disease despite no atrial fibrillation and mitral stenosis: a case report
Currently, the occurrence of left atrial thrombus despite the provision of heparinization within a few days of hospitalization without atrial fibrillation (AF) and mitral stenosis (MS) is rarely reported.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:86
An increasing number of patients come to the operating room in use of opioid analgesics. They have different levels of tolerance to opioid effects which challenge the anesthesiologists in search of safe and ef...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:85
Spinal anesthesia for muscle biopsy in an infant with a suspected neuromuscular disorder: a case report
Neuromuscular disorders (NMDs) occur in different forms and are generally diagnosed using muscle biopsy. Among the available anesthetic management options for infants with a suspected NMD are general anesthesi...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:84
Few cases of asystole or severe bradycardia occurring after the termination of seizure in the third phase with the dominance of parasympathetic nervous system activity during electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) ha...
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Postoperative breast pain may lead to poorer outcome if left untreated. Common analgesia modalities for postoperative breast pain include opioids and regional anesthesia. However, both of these modalities can ...
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A patient with myotonic dystrophy diagnosed after experiencing sudden respiratory failure: a case report
Myotonic dystrophy is a disorder affecting multiple organs including skeletal muscles and causes respiratory failure. We describe a patient who developed respiratory failure, with delayed diagnosis of myotonic...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:80
Successful treatment with positive airway pressure ventilation for tension pneumopericardium after pericardiocentesis in a neonate: a case report
Pneumopericardium in neonates is often associated with respiratory diseases, of which positive pressure ventilation (PPV) is an exacerbating factor. Here, we present a neonate case of pneumopericardium after c...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:79
Spinal cord stimulation alleviates intractable pain due to malignant pleural mesothelioma: a case report
Patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) frequently complain of intractable pain that is resistant to conservative treatments. Although spinal cord stimulation (SCS) may be promising in the alleviati...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:78
Management of cesarean section in a patient with Fontan circulation: a case report of dramatic reduction of maternal oxygen consumption after delivery
The anesthetic management of cesarean sections in Fontan-palliated parturients requires strict hemodynamic control. However, patient management with central venous oxygen saturation (ScvO2) and oxygen consumption...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:77
An experience of subglottic airway foreign body removal in a patient under tracheal intubation: a case report
Removal of an airway foreign body is challenging to anesthesiologists. We report successful removal of an extremely rare foreign body between a tracheal tube and the trachea in patients under tracheal intubation.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:76
Distinguishing cerebrospinal fluid from mepivacaine using the pH test in patients undergoing elective cesarean section with combined spinal-epidural anesthesia
In single-space combined spinal-epidural anesthesia (CSEA), it is important to correctly determine if the fluid coming out of the spinal needle is cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) or the liquid used in the loss of re...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:75
Severe hyponatremia with seizures and confirmed mild brain edema by hysteroscopic myomectomy: a case report
Hyponatremia can be developed during hysteroscopic surgery with electrolyte-free irrigation fluid. We experienced severe hyponatremia with postoperative seizures and confirmed mild brain edema.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:74
Excessive dynamic airway collapse (EDAC) is an uncommon cause of high airway pressure during mechanical ventilation. However, EDAC is not widely recognized by anesthesiologists, and therefore, it is often misd...
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In a patient with very long-chain acyl-Coenzyme A dehydrogenase (VLCAD) deficiency, metabolism of fatty acids is impaired and a supply of alternative energy is limited when glucose level is insufficient on sta...
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Pulmonary vein thrombosis and cerebral infarction after video-assisted thoracic surgery of the left upper lobe: a case series
Pulmonary vein thrombosis (PVT) and cerebral infarction are rare but critical complications after video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:71
Giant anterior mediastinal tumor (GAMT) resection is a challenging procedure, for which anesthesiologist might take to need special precautions.
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Management of pregnancy and delivery in women with Kawasaki disease and residual coronary artery lesion with detailed analysis of labor analgesia: combined experience of 13 cases in two institutions
Approximately half of Kawasaki disease patients are expected to have transitioned to adulthood, and an increasing number of patients with cardiovascular sequelae have gotten pregnant. Management of women with ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:67
Relationship between dexamethasone added to periarticular anesthetic infiltration and postoperative nausea and vomiting following total knee arthroplasty under general anesthesia: a retrospective observational study
Periarticular anesthetic infiltration (PAI) with a corticosteroid is a modality for pain control following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Systemic corticosteroids are an established antiemetic for the prophyla...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:66
Anesthetic management using a combination of anterior quadratus lumborum block and erector spinae plane block for robot-assisted partial nephrectomy: two case reports
There has been increasing attention regarding quadratus lumborum block (QLB) and erector spinae plane block (ESPB) as effective truncal blocks. There have been reports of combined QLB and ESPB usage in hip sur...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:65
Continuous erector spinae plane block for analgesia of sternum closure using a latissimus dorsi muscle flap for mediastinitis after coronary artery bypass grafting: a case report
Erector spinae plane block (ESPB) is useful for providing analgesia after thoracic surgery. Previous reports show that ESPB is safely performed in patients receiving antithrombotic drugs. We effectively perfor...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:64
Analysis of difficulty in placement of pulmonary artery catheter through the left internal jugular vein
The left internal jugular vein may be an alternative route for the placement of a pulmonary artery catheter when the right jugular vein is not available. Although the placement through the left internal jugula...
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Ultrasound-assisted intrathecal injection of nusinersen in a patient with severe vertebral deformity: a case report
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a mostly autosomal recessive genetic disease characterized by progressive muscle weakness from anterior horn degeneration. Nusinersen has recently been approved as a disease-mo...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:61
Refractory ventricular arrhythmias during aortic valve replacement and cardiac artery bypass requiring 16 attempts of electrical cardioversion: a case report
We report a patient in whom we failed to suppress ventricular fibrillation (VF) using nifekalant but succeeded using amiodarone during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:60
Spontaneous intracranial hypotension associated with cerebral venous thrombosis detected by a sudden seizure: a case report
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.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:59
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Anesthetic management of a patient with left ventricular assist device undergoing robotic laparoscopic prostatectomy: a case report
Patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) require specific anesthetic and hemodynamic considerations. We report the specific anesthetic preparation and management in this scenario.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:57
Transesophageal echocardiography in robot-assisted mitral valve repair for Barlow’s disease: usefulness for predicting artificial ring size and artificial chordae length using the loop technique
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2020 6:56
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