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The Surgical Apgar Score can help predict postoperative complications in femoral neck fracture patients: a 6-year retrospective cohort study
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:67
Evaluating patient satisfaction with anesthesia is critical for improving their experiences. We investigated perioperative anesthetic satisfaction and associated predictive factors in patients receiving cesare...
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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...
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Transient obturator nerve block with fascia iliaca compartment block following local infiltration for open inguinal herniorrhaphy
Ilioinguinal nerve block is effective for analgesia after open inguinal herniorrhaphy. However, transient femoral nerve palsy can happen after the block. The ambulatory patients sometimes cannot discharge from...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:63
Anesthetic management of a child with Kagami-Ogata syndrome complicated with marked tracheal deviation: a 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.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:62
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...
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Patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) experience chronic back pain following spinal surgery, and effective treatment is difficult because of multiple contributing factors.
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Effect of sex and polymorphisms of CYP2B6 and UGT1A9 on the difference between the target-controlled infusion predicted and measured plasma propofol concentration
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:59
Corticosteroid therapy is useful for the resolution of pain and paresis in Tolosa-Hunt syndrome; however, there is no definitive protocol for appropriate dosing, route of administration, or duration of therapy...
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This study aimed to determine the effects of the interaction between intravenous anesthetics and desflurane on the QT interval.
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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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:56
Implantation of ventricular assist device for systemic right ventricular failure in a patient with transposition of the great arteries and post-Mustard procedure: a 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)...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:55
Ventricular tachycardia without preceding electrocardiogram change after hypertonic mannitol administration: a case report
Mannitol is widely used during neurosurgery, but it has a serious complication including lethal arrhythmia due to mannitol-induced hyperkalemia.
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Acute arterial occlusion due to left ventricular thrombus of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in a young adult: a 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...
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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...
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Ventilation failure after lateral jackknife positioning for robot-assisted lung cancer surgery in a patient after lingula-sparing left upper lobectomy
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:51
Erythropoietin-producing uterine myoma can cause various complications such as arterial or venous thrombosis and bleeding. Therefore, caution is required in the anesthetic management of affected patients.
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Sugammadex and amino acid infusion can contribute to safe anesthetic management of variegate porphyria
Variegate porphyria (VP) is an inherited type of porphyria characterized by cutaneous manifestations and/or acute neurovisceral attacks. We report successful anesthetic management of VP.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:49
Successful use of regional anesthesia in non-intubated video-assisted thoracic surgery in patients with cardiopulmonary failure: two case reports
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:48
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...
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Risk factors for bradypnea in a historical cohort of surgical patients receiving fentanyl-based intravenous analgesia
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...
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Respiratory failure caused by impending tension pneumothorax after extrapleural pneumonectomy: a case report
Cardiac herniation is a serious postoperative complication of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) and is reportedly preventable by reducing the suction pressure of the chest drain.
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Unusually large ephedrine-induced blood pressure increases due to cardiac sympathetic denervation supersensitivity in a patient with Parkinson’s disease
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:44
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...
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A case report of seizure during emergence from general anesthesia after lumbar spinal surgery—common cases can develop potentially life-threatening adverse intracranial events
Adverse intracranial events after spinal surgery were related with intracranial hypotension due to surgical injury of dura mater.
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Unsuccessful tracheal intubation in a patient with Kniest dysplasia undergoing repeated general anesthesia: a case report
Kniest dysplasia is a type of chondrodysplasia characterized by severe craniofacial abnormalities including tracheomalacia, midface hypoplasia, and cleft palate.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:41
Perioperative seizure control is correlated with a better surgical outcome for awake craniotomy, but some anticonvulsants can induce hyponatremia. Mannitol has also been reported to be hyponatremic.
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Successful anesthetic management during abdominal wall-lifting laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a patient with hereditary angioedema
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:38
Anesthetic management with subcostal transversus abdominis plane block in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa for peritoneal dialysis catheter replacement: a 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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:37
In-hospital mortality does not increase in patients aged over 85 years after hip fracture surgery. A retrospective observational study in a Japanese tertiary hospital
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:36
Intraoperative hemodynamics monitoring in a patient with pheochromocytoma multisystem crisis: a case report
Pheochromocytoma is a rare catecholamine-secreting tumor. To evaluate the intraoperative hemodynamics with precision is difficult.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:35
Usefulness of dexmedetomidine to prevent emergence agitation in a patient with Krabbe disease: a 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 ...
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Rett syndrome, which is a progressive, central nervous system disease that is caused by a gene mutation, is known to present with various symptoms. This case is that of a 15-year-old girl who was diagnosed wit...
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Pulmonary artery catheter placement in patients with a history of tricuspid ring annuloplasty, with pulmonary stenosis, and with the transvenous pacemaker leads: is it difficult?
Previous case reports suggested that the presence of obstruction in the passage of the pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) may hinder its placement. However, little is known regarding the difficulty in proper plac...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:26
Safety and efficacy of plasma exchange therapy for Kawasaki disease in children in intensive care unit: case series
We have reviewed four cases of Kawasaki disease treated with plasma exchange with 5% albumin in electrolyte-balanced solution, according to the recommended guidelines for Kawasaki disease in the intensive care...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:25
Perioperative airway management for aortic valve replacement in an adult with mucopolysaccharidosis type II (Hunter syndrome)
We herein report anesthetic management during aortic valve replacement for aortic valve regurgitation in a patient with adult mucopolysaccharidosis type II (MPS type 2) (Hunter syndrome). This disorder is rare...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:24
We report a case of unexpected ventilatory impairment that occurred during per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) under general anesthesia. A 73-year-old woman underwent POEM for Jackhammer esophagus. The patient ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:23
We encountered a 59-year-old man who first underwent left internal carotid endarterectomy for left internal carotid artery stenosis and then presented with postoperative swelling of the bilateral salivary glan...
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Difficult airway associated with bifid glottis and coexistent subglottic stenosis in a patient with Pallister–Hall syndrome: a case report
Pallister–Hall syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by hypothalamic hamartoma, hypopituitarism, bifid epiglottis, and micrognathia.
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