Hiroyasu Ushimaru

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The risk of thromboembolism after cardioversion of atrial flutter is controversial. The present study provides evidence for blood stasis in the atria of patients with atrial flutter and for gradual recovery of atrial contraction after cardioversion, which justifies prophylactic treatment at cardioversion, as for atrial fibrillation. We examined atrial(More)
This report describes a patient with the pulmonary edema after cardioversion for paroxysmal atrial flutter without organic heart disease. A 68-year-old man was admitted to hospital for paroxysmal atrial flutter. Antiarrhythmic agents were not effective, and direct current cardioversion was performed on the 4th hospital day. Three hours after cardioversion,(More)
We describe a case of effective use of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided drainage of an infected intracystic papillary adenocarcinoma (ICPA) of the liver. The patient was an 84-year-old woman who was admitted with complaints of continuous epigastric pain and a slight fever. Laboratory data revealed severe inflammation. Computed tomography scanning(More)
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