Atsushi Egawa

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE 3D time-of-flight (TOF) MR angiography (MRA) is insensitive to slow flow; however, the use of MR imaging contrast agents helps to visualize slow-flow vessels and avoids overestimation of vascular occlusion. The purpose of this study was to correlate pre- and postcontrast 3D TOF MRA with the results of conventional angiography during(More)
We report a case of unexpected difficult intubation in a patient with an asymptomatic congenital laryngeal web. A 44-year-old female with left ovarian tumor and endometrial polyp was scheduled for abdominal hysterectomy and left salpingo-oophorectomy under general anesthesia. With aid of laryngoscopy using Macintosh laryngoscope, we attempted to place a(More)
OBJECTIVES First, to examine the perioperative association between increased cardiac index (CI) measured using three-dimensional echocardiography (CI3D), two-dimensional echocardiography (CI2D), and FloTrac/Vigileo (CIFT) (Edwards Lifesciences, Irvine, CA) after cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) and decreased brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) 6 months(More)
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