Dr. Yukiko Suzuki

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BACKGROUND A comprehensive understanding of fascial structures around the rectum is important for surgeons. Multilaminar fascial structures have provided different interpretations of reliable surgical planes in rectal surgery. METHODS Pelvic visceral materials for histological assessment were obtained from 12 male cadavers. Large specimens covering wide(More)
Lanthanum carbonate has the same phosphorus depressant effect as the other phosphorus adsorbents, and is expected to decrease digestive symptom onset such as constipation in Japanese patients undergoing hemodialysis compared to sevelamar hydrochloride. In this study, we investigated the short- and long-term changes in digestive symptoms in these patients(More)
The objective of this study was to retrospectively investigate the influence of cerebral fluid drainage on the serum concentrations and pharmacokinetic parameters of vancomycin (VCM). We analyzed 55 patients with normal renal function who had been hospitalized in the neurosurgical ward and received intravenous infusions of VCM. We compared the daily doses(More)
Mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS) are known to be associated with cardiomyopathy. Systolic and diastolic left ventricular functions were assessed by M-mode and Doppler echocardiography in four patients with MELAS and in 14 normal controls. The interventricular septal thickness and left ventricular(More)
A 84-year-old woman presented with abdominal pain and tarry stools. She was admitted to our hospital, and colonofiberscopy showed type II tumor located cecum. We prevented deep vein thrombosis and acute pulmonary embolism (APE) after abdominal surgery by using the elastic stockings and intermittent pneumatic compression system in operation room. She(More)
WHAT IS KNOWN AND OBJECTIVE Linezolid (LZD) is an oxazolidinone antibiotic that is active against Gram-positive bacteria including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant enterococci. The major adverse effect related to its use in humans is reversible myelosuppression, which mostly manifests as thrombocytopenia. This(More)
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