Kikuko Suga

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We report herein the case of a 30-year-old man in whom ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma was detected by 99mTc-methoxyisobutylisonitrile scintigraphy (99mTc-MIBI). The patient presented with a history of recurrent renal stones and was diagnosed as having primary hyperparathyroidism due to elevated serum levels of calcium and intact parathyroid hormone(More)
A 41-year-old male received acupuncture in the right shoulder for the sake of arthralgia. Three days after acupuncture he was admitted due to severe epigastralgia. Erythematous change and swelling were observed around the right shoulder. A study by magnetic resonance showed an increased signal intensity in a portion of the right subscapular muscle. Four(More)
Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a rare disease that offers challenges to anesthesiologists, while laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has become common in recent years. We report a case of adult patient with chronic high SCI who underwent LC. A 62-year-old man, a known case of cervical SCI, was presented for LC. Anesthetic problems included circulatory and(More)
It remains unknown whether application of nasal high flow (NHF) is effective after liberation from non-invasive ventilation (NIV). This study was aimed at investigating the effect of NHF in patients ready for weaning from NIV. With institutional ethic committee approval, patients receiving NIV due to hypoxemic respiratory failure for more than 24 hours were(More)
This case report describes a successful anesthetic management of a 74-year-old patient with a giant bulla and pulmonary dysfunction during off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB). BiPAP Vision with a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) was used for intraoperative respiratory management. General anesthesia was induced with propofol. After insertion of a LMA(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to reveal the mechanism of improved arterial oxygenation by measuring the changes in oxygenation before and after initiation of left heart bypass (LHB) during one-lung ventilation (OLV) for thoracic aortic surgery. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING Single-institution, private hospital. PARTICIPANTS(More)
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