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During the perioperative period, evaluation of digital blood flow would be useful in early detection of decreased circulating volume, thermoregulatory responses or anaphylactoid reactions, and(More)
OBJECTIVE It is essential to estimate the brain temperature of patients during deliberate deep hypothermia. Using jugular bulb temperature as a standard for brain temperature, we evaluated the(More)
BACKGROUND Radio frequency ablation (RFA) has recently received increasing attention as an effective minimally invasive approach for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinomata (HCCs). However, we(More)
A 60-year-old male with liver cirrhosis (Child-Pugh class B) underwent laparotomic radio frequency ablation for the treatment of a solitary hepatocellular carcinoma (-4.5 cm in diameter). Severe(More)