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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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