Kazutake Ikenaga

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BACKGROUND Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) are known to prolong QTc interval. However, little is known about the QTc lengthening effect of TCAs at analgesic dosages and the predictive factors for abnormal QTc prolongation. METHODS We conducted a single-center, retrospective observational study, and evaluated 87 patients (65 amitriptyline, 22(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, the hospital information systems (HIS) and anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) have been rapidly improved and have been introduced into the clinical practice in Japan drastically; however, few reports have detailed their influences on clinical practice. We here report our experience. METHODS We introduced HIS (EGMAIN-EX,(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the correlation between intraoperative body temperature and postoperative adverse effects in patients who underwent esophagectomy procedures. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING University Hospital. PARTICIPANTS One hundred twenty-one patients undergoing esophagectomy were enrolled. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS(More)
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