Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:22
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A case of esophageal perforation after intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography in a patient with a giant left atrium: unexpectedly large distortion of the esophagus revealed on retrospectively constructed three-dimensional imaging
Esophageal perforation is a rare but serious complication of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). An enlarged left atrium (LA), which is commonly associated with mitral stenosis (MS), is an under-recognized...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:21
Radiation enteritis following radiotherapy targeting the abdomen occasionally causes ulcers or ileus, which can be difficult to treat and usually progressive and refractory, significantly degrading the patient...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:20
Anesthetic management of a patient with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy by combination of total intravenous and regional anesthesia
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIPD) is a rare acquired immune-mediated progressive and relapsing disorder that causes peripheral neuropathy lasting more than 2 months. We report the succes...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:19
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Renal artery aneurysms (RAAs) in pregnancy are uncommon, with most found after rupturing. The risk of RAA rupture increases during pregnancy and delivery.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:17
Continuous rectus sheath block in a patient with a postoperative rectus sheath hematoma: a case report
Severe abdominal pain caused by a rectus sheath hematoma (RSH) can decrease a patient’s activities of daily living. A case of postoperative RSH for which a continuous rectus sheath block (RSB) was effective is...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:16
Occlusion of the pulmonary artery by a primary pulmonary artery sarcoma resulting in cardiac arrest: a case report
Primary pulmonary arterial sarcoma (PPAS) is a rare condition. Although resection is recommended to improve prognosis, optimal anesthesia management for these cases remains unclear.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:15
Repeat epidural blood patch at the level of unintentional dural puncture and its neurologic complications: a case report
Autologous epidural blood patch (AEBP) is effective for post-dural-puncture headache (PDPH). In some cases, repeat procedures are required for complete cure. In rare instances, severe adverse effects can occur...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:14
Sudden cardiac arrest due to coronary vasospasm in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome during brain surgery: a case report
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome has the risk of sudden cardiac death. Without appropriate treatment, coronary vasospasm is also a potentially fatal condition due to ischemia-induced ventricular fibrillati...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:13
Dexmedetomidine administration in a patient with status epilepticus under color density spectral array monitoring
Status epilepticus requires immediate treatment because treatment delay can cause permanent neurologic complications. Dexmedetomidine may be an option for the treatment of status epilepticus although its effec...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:12
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General anesthetic management of a patient with multiple chemical sensitivity for oral surgery: a case report
Multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) was first described in 1987. It is said that MCS is caused by neurological and immunological mechanisms in addition to psychosomatic mechanisms. When performing general anes...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:10
Placenta percreta is the most severe abnormality in invasive placenta and often treated with cesarean hysterectomy. Endovascular embolization for placental abnormality is known to reduce bleeding from the plac...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:9
A case of thoracic pneumatosis due to severe coughs and tracheal tube displacement induced by tracheal tube size mismatch
Thoracic pneumatosis during mechanical ventilation may be life-threatening. We encountered a patient with thoracic pneumatosis after frequent displacement of the tracheal tube with an overinflated cuff.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:8
Retrospective investigation about anesthetic management of biliary atresia in children: laparoscopic versus conventional Kasai portoenterostomy
Biliary atresia can be fatal if surgery is not performed early. Laparoscopic Kasai portoenterostomy was recently introduced in our hospital. Despite laparoscopic surgery generally provides advantages, there ar...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:7
Intraoperative glycemic control using an artificial endocrine pancreas in a patient with a recurrent pleural solitary fibrous tumor producing insulin-like growth factor 2: a case report
Non-islet cell tumor producing insulin-like growth factor 2 involves hypoglycemia. During tumor resection, intense fluctuation of blood glucose level may occur. An artificial endocrine pancreas has been report...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:6
Massive mass embolism detected by transesophageal echocardiography in bone cement implantation syndrome: a case report
Bone cement implantation syndrome (BCIS) is a known complication in patients undergoing cemented orthopedic surgeries; however, the etiology and pathophysiology of BCIS are not fully understood. We report the ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:5
Relief of cardiac tamponade by a congenital partial left-sided pericardial defect in a patient with ruptured acute type A aortic dissection: a case report
Acute type A aortic dissections have an extremely poor prognosis, and cardiac tamponade is a major cause of death in these patients. Here, we describe a case where congenital partial pericardial defect relieve...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:4
Rotational thromboelastometry-guided perioperative management of coagulation in a patient with Heyde’s syndrome undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Changes in coagulability during the hyperacute phase within 24 h after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) for Heyde’s syndrome, or aortic stenosis complicated by gastrointestinal angiodysplasia and...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:3
Oesophageal submucosal hematoma after flow diverter embolization with favourable outcome treated by discontinuing postoperative antiplatelet therapy for only three days: a case report
Oesophageal submucosal hematoma is a rare perioperative complication. When this complication develops after endovascular surgery, which requires postoperative antiplatelet therapy, whether to stop antiplatelet...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:2
Acute fatty liver of pregnancy (AFLP) is a life-threatening disorder, and its relevance to viral hepatitis B (HB) remains unknown. This case presents an initial experience of treating a patient with HB progres...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2019 5:1
Successful perioperative management of living-donor liver transplantation for a patient with severe methylmalonic acidemia: a case report
Methylmalonic acidemia (MMAemia) is a rare hereditary disease affecting organic acid metabolism. It causes recurrent metabolic acidosis and secondary mitochondrial dysfunction, resulting in a poor prognosis. L...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:83
Epidural anesthesia combined with sedation with dexmedetomidine for appendectomy in a patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a case report
Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) present increased risks for anesthesia-related complications. We present a case of epidural anesthesia combined with sedation with dexmedetomidine for open app...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:82
This case series aimed to summarize our experience in usage of remifentanil in neonates undergoing non-cardiac surgery.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:81
Lusutrombopag (Mulpleta®) treatment in a patient with thrombocytopenia complicated by cirrhosis prior to continuous epidural anesthesia during renal artery embolization: a case report
The oral thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor agonist lusutrombopag (Mulpleta®) was developed to improve thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic liver disease prior to elective invasive medical procedures. Mulpleta...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:80
Effectiveness of arginine vasopressin for the management of refractory hemorrhagic shock in a patient with autonomic dysreflexia caused by spinal cord injury
Arginine vasopressin has been used for the management of refractory vasodilatory shock. However, it is still unclear whether arginine vasopressin is useful for hypotension in patients with spinal cord injury.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:79
Anesthetic considerations for cesarean section in a parturient complicated by Scimitar syndrome-like pathophysiology
Pre-existing poor respiratory function is a significant challenge for women to successfully continue pregnancy and accomplish delivery.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:78
Peripheral nerve block combined with general anesthesia for lower extremity amputation in hemodialysis patients: case series
Anesthetic management of lower extremity amputation in chronic hemodialysis (HD) patients can be challenging because of their poor cardiovascular status. As previously reported, peripheral nerve block (PNB) ma...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:77
Predicting extubation readiness by monitoring the electrical activity of the diaphragm after prolonged mechanical ventilation: a pediatric case report
The intensity of the electrical activity of the diaphragm (Edi) correlates with inspiratory effort. The ratio of tidal volume to the Edi is known as neuroventilatory efficiency (NVE) and is used as an index fo...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:76
Although various agents are used during anesthesia for surgical resection of pheochromocytoma, application of desflurane has rarely been reported. We report the use of desflurane in a case receiving resection ...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:75
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The eutectic mixture local anesthetics (EMLA) cream is more effective on venipuncture pain compared with lidocaine tape in the same patients
Although venous cannulation is imperative during perioperative period, it inevitably causes venipuncture pain. Eutectic mixture local anesthetics (EMLA) has been used to reduce this pain, and various studies h...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:73
Anesthetic management of a patient with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis by coadministration of remifentanil
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by unexplained fever, systemic insensitivity to pain, anhidrosis, and mental distress. Anesthetic man...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:72
Methylmalonic acidemia (MMA) is a metabolic disorder of organic acids and is characterized by the accumulation of methylmalonic acids.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:71
Dexmedetomidine attenuates the positive chronotropic effects of intravenous atropine in patients with bradycardia during spinal anaesthesia: a retrospective study
Dexmedetomidine is a sedative used during spinal anaesthesia. However, it frequently induces bradycardia. Although intravenous atropine is often used for treating bradycardia during regional anaesthesia, the r...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:70
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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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:66
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:65
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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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:61
Patients with failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) experience chronic back pain following spinal surgery, and effective treatment is difficult because of multiple contributing factors.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:60
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...
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:58
This study aimed to determine the effects of the interaction between intravenous anesthetics and desflurane on the QT interval.
Citation: JA Clinical Reports 2018 4:57
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
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