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Masayuki Akatsuka
Sapporo Medical University
EndocrinologySurgeryIntensive care unitFeeding tubeMedicine
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#1Masayuki Akatsuka (Sapporo Medical University)H-Index: 1
#2Hiroomi Tatsumi (Sapporo Medical University)H-Index: 7
Last. Yoshiki Masuda (Sapporo Medical University)H-Index: 12
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Introduction: In Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), the heterogeneity of lung lesions results in a mis-match between ventilation and perfusion, leading to the development of hypoxia. The study aimed to examine the association between computed tomographic (CT scan) lung findings in patients with ARDS after abdominal surgery and improved hypoxia and mortality after prone ventilation. Material and Methods: A single site, retrospective observational study was performed at the Sapporo Medica...
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#1Masayuki AkatsukaH-Index: 1
#2Yoshiki MasudaH-Index: 12
Last. Michiaki YamakageH-Index: 25
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Multiple organ dysfunction induced by sepsis often involves kidney injury. Extracellular histones released in response to damage-associated molecular patterns are known to facilitate sepsis-induced organ dysfunction. Recombinant human soluble thrombomodulin (rhTM) and its lectin-like domain (D1) exert anti-inflammatory effects and neutralize damage-associated molecular patterns. However, the effects of rhTM and D1 on extracellular histone H3 levels and kidney injury remain poorly understood. Our...
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Background and Oblectives: We evaluated the success rate of endoscopically positioned nasojejunal feeding tubes and the intragastric countercurrent of contrast medium thereafter. Method: This retrospective observational study investigated patients who were admitted to a single intensive care unit and required endoscopic placement of a post-pyloric feeding tube between January 2010 and June 2016. The feeding tube was grasped with forceps via a transoral endoscope and inserted into the duodenum or...
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#1Ikuto Otsuki (Sapporo Medical University)
#2Yoshiki Masuda (Sapporo Medical University)H-Index: 12
Last. Michiaki Yamakage (Sapporo Medical University)H-Index: 25
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#1Takashi Yamada (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 23
#2Koichi Himori (RMIT: RMIT University)H-Index: 4
Last. Johanna T. Lanner (KI: Karolinska Institutet)H-Index: 18
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Severe muscle weakness concomitant with preferential depletion of myosin has been observed in several pathological conditions. Here we used the steroid-denervation (S-D) rat model, which shows dramatic decrease in myosin content and force production, to test whether electrical stimulation (ES) treatment can prevent these deleterious changes. S-D was induced by cutting the sciatic nerve and subsequent daily injection of dexamethasone for 7 days. For ES treatment, plantarflexor muscles were electr...
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#1Masayuki AkatsukaH-Index: 1
#2Hiroomi TatsumiH-Index: 7
Last. Yoshiki MasudaH-Index: 12
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to clarify whether initiation of a rapid response system (RRS) affected the incidence of unplanned intensive care unit (ICU) admissions (UIAs) for treatment of organ dysfunction in the early postoperative period. Methods: We retrospectively identified patients admitted unexpectedly to the ICU from general wards within the first 72 h after surgery between January 2006 and December 2017. Patients with UIAs were divided into two groups: a pre-RRS group (Janu...
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#1Masayuki AkatsukaH-Index: 1
#2Takeshi MurouchiH-Index: 6
Last. Michiaki Yamakage (Sapporo Medical University)H-Index: 9
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Background Rectus sheath block is a common peripheral nerve block for patients undergoing umbilical hernia repair surgery. However, rectus sheath block alone can affect only anterior branches of intercostal nerves and, therefore, is incomplete for postoperative analgesia for the anterior abdomen, which is innervated by both anterior and lateral branches. We describe a successful perioperative analgesia with ultrasound-guided para-umbilical block after pediatric umbilical hernia surgery.
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#1Masayuki AkatsukaH-Index: 1
#2Hiroomi TatsumiH-Index: 7
Last. Yoshiki MasudaH-Index: 12
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#1Masayuki AkatsukaH-Index: 1
#2Shuji YamamotoH-Index: 7
Last. Michiaki YamakageH-Index: 25
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