Erika Kumakura

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Maternal sepsis is an unusual but catastrophic complication of amniocentesis. We report a case of successful treatment of maternal septic shock and multiple organ failure following amniocentesis at midgestation, possibly due to needle puncture of the sigmoid colon, which was tightly adherent to the anterior surface of the pregnant uterus.
Cross-modal correspondences are tendencies to match co-occurring features across sensory modalities that stem from statistical relations of co-occurring features in daily experience (Spence, 2011). Previous studies have demonstrated that a novel one-to-one correspondence between different sensory features can be acquired through perceptual learning (Ernst,(More)
A 64-year-old woman presented with severe infection accompanied by iliosacral arthritis and retroperitoneal abscess after tension-free vaginal mesh reconstruction using polypropylene meshes (GyneMesh; Gynecare, Ethicon, Somerville, NJ, USA) for pelvic organ prolapsed quantification of stage 3 pelvic organ prolapse. Three weeks after the operation, she(More)
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