Hideyuki Maezawa

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We clinically investigated a total of 288 cases of bacteremia for the past ten years, from January 1986 to December 1995, at the Second Department of Internal Medicine in the jikei University Hospital. All of the subjects who had a positive reaction to blood culture or catheter tip culture were investigated for their basic disease, complications, and(More)
Coronary spasm is a risk factor for acute myocardial infarction and sudden cardiac death. This is a case of a young female patient with cardiopulmonary arrest induced by coronary spasm on arrival at our hospital. There has been no case that prolonged spontaneous attack was confirmed in multi-vessels. This case demonstrates that persistent coronary spasm is(More)
BACKGROUND Distal embolization (DE) is one of the most serious complications of endovascular therapy (EVT). The purpose of the present study was to characterize the lesions that indicate a high risk of DE in patients undergoing EVT, and to investigate the pathological characteristics of the debris. METHODS Seventy-three consecutive patients with(More)
Underlying diseases, pathogenic bacteria, clinical background and outcome were studied during 91 febrile episodes complicated by sepsis in 55 patients with hematological malignancies, who had been admitted to our hospital (Jikei University Kashiwa Hospital) between January 1990 and December 1994. Particularly in patients with P. aeruginosa sepsis, we(More)
A 24-year-old male with chronic renal failure on Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) complained of cough and dyspnea. Chest X-ray film showed a pneumonia shadow and MRSA and Candida krusei were detected in the sputum. Pneumonia improved with vancomycin and fluconazole. Treatment with methylprednisolone was needed for retinodialysis. After this(More)
a Division of Cardiology, Showa University Fujigaoka Rehabilitation Hospital, Yokohama, Japan b Cardiac Rehabilitation, Showa University Fujigaoka Rehabilitation Hospital, Yokohama, Japan c Division of Cardiology, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Yokohama, Japan d Showa University Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Yokohama, Japan e(More)
Against gram-positive sepsis, vancomycin (VCM) was administered in combination with imipenem or cilastatin (IPM/CS). Its excellent efficacy was confirmed in 2 cases, one affected with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and another with Gemella morbillorum. By calculating the FIC index according to a checkerboard technique, the in vitro synergistic(More)
The aim of the present study was to clarify the characteristics of Japanese critical limb ischemia (CLI) patients and analyze the rates of real-world mortality and amputation-free survival (AFS) in all patients with Fontaine stage IV CLI who were treated with/without revascularization therapy by an intra-hospital multidisciplinary care team. All consecutive(More)
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