Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:78
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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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:77
Anesthetic management of modified electroconvulsive therapy for a patient with coronary aneurysms: a case report
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:76
Perioperative anesthetic management for cesarean delivery of severe Wilson’s disease with liver failure: a case report
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:75
Preanesthetic severe postural hypotension following 5-aminolevulinic acid pretreatment in patients for photodynamic diagnosis-assisted urological surgery
5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is utilized for photodynamic diagnosis-assisted (PDD) surgery. However, it has been associated with vasodilation, hence, occasional hypotension.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:74
Clinical features and outcomes of prolonged mechanical ventilation: a single-center retrospective observational study
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:73
The effects of hemodynamic management using the trend of the perfusion index and pulse pressure variation on tissue perfusion: a randomized pilot study
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:72
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Incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting is not increased by combination of low concentration sevoflurane and propofol compared with propofol alone in patients undergoing laparoscopic gynecological surgery
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:70
Anesthetic management of a surgical patient with an acute aortic dissection complicated by hemoglobin Kansas
Hemoglobin Kansas (Hb Kansas) is a rare disease with cyanosis.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:69
Therapeutic experience with tramadol for opioid dependence in a patient with chronic low back pain: a case report
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:68
Intrathoracic hemorrhage by deep pericardial sutures as detected by transesophageal echocardiography: report of two cases
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:67
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:66
Acute compartment syndrome of the lower leg causing cardiac arrest after resection of the right external iliac vein for autologous graft: a case report
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:65
Fixation of intracapsular fracture of the femoral neck using combined peripheral nerve blocks and transthoracic echocardiography in a patient with severe obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a case report
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:64
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Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index and Controlling Nutritional Status Score can predict postoperative 180-day mortality in hip fracture surgeries
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:62
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:61
Intractable hyperkalemia caused by hepatic infarction developed during laparoscopic gastrectomy in a patient with end-stage renal failure: a case report
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:60
Severe mitral regurgitation due to geometric changes in the mitral valve after surgical aortic valve replacement
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:59
5-Aminolevulinic acid-induced severe hypotension during transurethral resection of a bladder tumor: a case report
Although 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is used for the photodynamic diagnosis of bladder tumors, hypotension is the most commonly observed adverse effect. We present a case of 5-ALA-induced severe hypotension ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:58
Nonintubated video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery using adaptive servo ventilation in a patient with severe respiratory dysfunction: a case report
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) is usually performed under general anesthesia with a double-lumen tube. Recently, VATS without tracheal intubation in a patient with severe respiratory dysfunction h...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:57
Anesthetic management of a pediatric patient with arginase-1 deficiency undergoing strabismus operation: a case report
Urea cycle disorders are rare; arginase-1 deficiency is one of those extremely rare autosomal recessive metabolic disorders. Arginase-1 is one among the enzymes involved in the production of urea from ammonia ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:56
Serotonin syndrome triggered by postoperative administration of serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor (SNRI)
Serotonin syndrome is a rare but potentially severe disease, which is caused by hyperstimulation of serotonin receptors in the central nervous system. Several antidepressants exert their effect by modulating i...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:55
Perioperative management of a pediatric patient with suspected type 1 von Willebrand disease undergoing tonsillectomy: a case report
Von Willebrand disease (VWD) is the most common inherited bleeding disorder in humans. Coagulopathies such as VWD are evidently risk factors for post-surgical bleeding. Perioperative management of patients wit...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:54
Early detection of cerebral ischemia due to pericardium traction using cerebral oximetry in pediatric minimally invasive cardiac surgery: a case report
Minimally invasive cardiac surgery (MICS) for simple congenital heart defects has become popular, and monitoring of regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO2) is crucial for preventing cerebral ischemia during pe...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:53
Epidural analgesia for the treatment of colic attack with retrocaval ureter in late pregnancy complicated with marginal placenta previa: a case report
Retrocaval ureter was diagnosed in a woman complaining of ureteric pain in the last trimester of pregnancy. We describe the rationale behind the administration of epidural analgesia for her colic attack.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:52
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:51
One-lung ventilation in a patient with Fontan circulation undergoing diaphragmatic plication surgery: a case report
Surgeries requiring one-lung ventilation (OLV) in patients with Fontan circulation pose great challenges. However, little information is available regarding the safety of OLV in Fontan patients when hemidiaphr...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:50
A case of Kounis syndrome presenting as coronary artery spasm associated with cefazolin-induced anaphylaxis during general anesthesia
Kounis syndrome (KS) is defined as the occurrence of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) associated with an anaphylactic reaction, and there have only been a few reports of its occurrence under general anesthesia.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:49
Colonic ischemia possibly due to resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) used to manage amniotic fluid embolism: a case report
Resuscitative endovascular balloon occlusion of the aorta (REBOA) can control massive postpartum hemorrhage.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:48
Pectoral nerve II block, transversus thoracic muscle plane block, and dexmedetomidine for breast surgery in a patient with achondroplasia: a case report
Patients with achondroplasia have various airway deformations and spinal anatomic abnormalities; therefore, performing general anesthesia and neuraxial anesthesia in such patients can be challenging.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:47
Subglottic stenosis due to an unexpected foreign body diagnosed after emergency tracheostomy in a child
Subglottic stenosis is a known complication of traumatic and prolonged endotracheal intubation. It is rare that the causes of severe subglottic stenosis are revealed to be an unexpected foreign body after airw...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:46
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:45
Intercostal misplacement of a thoracic epidural catheter discovered during lung cancer surgery: a case report
Blind epidural catheter placement can lead to inadvertent misplacement. We present a case of intercostal misplacement of a thoracic epidural catheter.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:44
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:43
INTELLiVENT®-ASV (iASV) is a respiration mode on the Hamilton G5. The ventilator uses a closed-loop mechanism that automatically adjusts settings related to oxygenation and ventilation.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:42
Intraoperative real-time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography as a precise navigator for a successful complicated postoperative left ventricular pseudoaneurysm repair: a case report
Left ventricular pseudoaneurysm (LV-PAN) formation is a rare complication after cardiac surgery and mainly occurs after mitral valve surgery. Echocardiography plays a critical role in the assessment of rupture...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:41
The effect of labor epidural analgesia on labor, delivery, and neonatal outcomes: a propensity score-matched analysis in a single Japanese institute
Lumbar epidural analgesia (LEA) is the most widely used method in reducing labor pain. Previous RCTs have shown that LEA does not increase cesarean section rates; however, the results are inconsistent and may ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:40
Low serum cholinesterase predicts complication risk after orthopedic surgery in elderly patients: an observational pilot study
Serum cholinesterase (ChE) in elderly adults is associated with geriatric conditions such as sarcopenia and malnutrition. The aim of this study is to examine the impact of preoperative serum ChE on the develop...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:39
Bromocriptine use for sudden peripartum cardiomyopathy in a patient with preeclampsia: a case report
Peripartum cardiomyopathy is an uncommon form of heart failure that occurs in otherwise healthy women during pregnancy or until 5 months postpartum. Here, we report a rare case where a female patient underwent...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:38
Successful awake craniotomy in an aged patient with a severe hearing impairment using a bone conduction voice amplifier: a case report
The main purposes of awake craniotomy are to minimize postoperative brain dysfunction caused by the surgical procedure and to maximize the tumor resection range. In awake craniotomy, it is important to have a ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:37
Involuntary muscle contraction caused by extracardiac stimulation is a rare complication induced by a pacemaker. We report a case who developed sudden onset diaphragmatic contractions during general anesthesia...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:36
Perioperative anesthetic management of intestinal pseudo-obstruction as a complication of pheochromocytoma
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction, which is a rare complication of pheochromocytoma, can be caused by hypersecreted catecholamines.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:35
Anaphylactic reactions to opioids are rare. We report a case of an infant who experienced fentanyl-induced anaphylaxis.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:34
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:33
Temperature monitoring in the perioperative periods is important in order to avoid both hyperthermia and hypothermia. In our pilot study, we evaluated the usefulness of Bair Hugger™ temperature monitoring syst...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:32
Anesthetic management for cesarean section in a patient receiving transplacental treatment of fetal tachyarrhythmia: a case report
Although rare, long-lasting fetal tachyarrhythmia often leads to fetal heart failure and hydrops. Some mothers receive transplacental treatment of fetal tachyarrhythmia (TTFT), which can potentially worsen mat...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:31
Desflurane for management of decompressive laminectomy in a patient with hereditary spastic paraplegia: a case report
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a rare, genetic neurodegenerative condition. Thus far, ideal anesthetic management is not established for patients with HSP; therefore, careful selection and dosage of an...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:30
Necrotizing fasciitis following primary peritonitis caused by Streptococcus pyogenes with covS mutation in a healthy woman: a case report
Primary peritonitis due to Streptococcus pyogenes (S. pyogenes) is uncommon in patients without comorbid conditions such as immunosuppression, nephritic disease, or liver cirrhosis. Furthermore, it does not cause...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:29
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