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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Glucose is a common component of anesthetic solutions used for spinal anesthesia. However, its possible contribution to recent injuries occurring with spinal anesthesia has not been adequately addressed. Accordingly, the present studies compare the functional and morphologic effects of intrathecally administered glucose with those(More)
BACKGROUND The adverse health effects of Asian dust (AD) on the respiratory system of children are unclear. We hypothesized that AD events may lead to increased visits by children to emergency medical centers due to bronchial asthma and respiratory diseases, including bronchial asthma. METHODS We used anonymized data on children receiving primary(More)
A case of a 7-month-old boy with oropharyngeal heterotropic brain tissue is presented. The lesion, which protruded from the right side of the oropharynx, occupied the oropharyngeal space and pressed the tongue forward and downward. A cranial computed tomograph showed that the mass had some radiolucent areas. Surgical treatment was performed to remove the(More)
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