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New diagnostic peritoneal lavage criteria for diagnosis of intestinal injury.
BACKGROUND Although diagnostic peritoneal lavage (DPL) is a well-established, reliably objective method of diagnosis of intraperitoneal injury, it is too sensitive to be used as an indicator for… Expand
Blunt traumatic rupture of the heart: an experience in Tokyo.
- K. Kato, S. Kushimoto, K. Mashiko, H. Henmi, Y. Yamamoto, T. Otsuka
- The Journal of trauma
The present study was planned to clarify the characteristics of blunt traumatic cardiac rupture. We performed a retrospective analysis of 63 patients with blunt traumatic cardiac rupture during the… Expand
A Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Trial of the Effects of Antithrombin on Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in Patients With Sepsis
A randomized, controlled, multicenter trial of the effects of antithrombin on disseminated intravascular coagulation in patients with sepsis
IntroductionTo test the hypothesis that the administration of antithrombin concentrate improves disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), resulting in recovery from DIC and better outcomes in… Expand
Role of resuscitative emergency field thoracotomy in the Japanese helicopter emergency medical service system.
OBJECTIVE We investigated whether emergency thoracotomy (ET) performed in pre-hospital settings contributed to saving the lives of blunt trauma patients with impending or recent cardiac arrest. … Expand
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for the prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia in severely burned patients.
- A. Kimura, T. Mochizuki, K. Nishizawa, K. Mashiko, Y. Yamamoto, T. Otsuka
- The Journal of trauma
- 1 August 1998
BACKGROUND Patients with severe burns are at increased risk of developing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) ventilator-associated pneumonia. This study was designed to determine… Expand
A new look at criteria for damage control surgery.
- H. Matsumoto, K. Mashiko, Y. Sakamoto, N. Kutsukata, Y. Hara, H. Yokota
- Journal of Nippon Medical School = Nippon Ika…
- 1 February 2010
BACKGROUND Several reports have validated the criteria for damage control surgery (DCS). However, although metabolic acidosis and body temperature can be measured quickly, tests for predicting the… Expand
High Mobility Group Box 1 in Cerebrospinal Fluid From Several Neurological Diseases at Early Time Points
- T. Asano, K. Ichiki, +7 authors Y. Fukunaga
- The International journal of neuroscience
- 20 July 2011
ABSTRACT The present study aimed to elucidate the possible role of High Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1), which is a candidate prognostic marker in diseases that combine inflammation and tissue injury,… Expand
Use of an air ambulance system improves time to treatment of patients with acute myocardial infarction.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to clarify whether a helicopter ambulance system (doctor helicopter system; DHS) could shorten the time interval to coronary intervention in the treatment of… Expand
Detection of circulating superantigens in an intensive care unit population.
- K. Azuma, K. Koike, T. Kobayashi, T. Mochizuki, K. Mashiko, Y. Yamamoto
- International journal of infectious diseases…
- 15 May 2002
OBJECTIVE Plasma concentrations of superantigens were measured in an intensive care unit (ICU) population and the relationship of superantigen positive rates with the presence of sepsis was… Expand