Kumiko Arishiro

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BACKGROUND Periodontitis is the most common chronic inflammatory condition worldwide and is associated with incident coronary disease. HYPOTHESIS We hypothesized that periodontal disease would also be associated with cardiac calcification, a condition which shares many risk factors with atherosclerosis and is considered a marker of subclinical(More)
BACKGROUND Periodontitis has been reported to relate closely to systemic diseases. However, a biomarker for periodontal status has not been established. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted using oral and systemic health checkup data of 151 middle-aged men. The serum levels of adiponectin and its subfractions were also analysed. RESULTS The(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of an antihypertensive drug class and the timing of discontinuation of antihypertensive therapy on blood pressure during oral and maxillofacial surgery for 129 patients on antihypertensive therapy receiving general anesthesia. Blood pressures at loss of response to stimulation and 5-15 minutes after(More)
A 25-year-old woman suffered a massive deep vein thrombus in her left common iliac vein extending to the inferior vena cava after an abdominal cesarean section. The massive and floating inferior vena cava thrombus was considered to pose a high risk of pulmonary thromboembolism. After placement of a temporary inferior vena cava filter via the left brachial(More)
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