M. Oshima

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It is well known that pregnancy reduces anesthetic requirements in response to various noxious stimuli. However, there have been no detailed reports concerning functional changes in nerve fibers during pregnancy. Using a Neurometer, a recently available commercial quantitative sensory monitor, we measured current perception threshold (CPT) values for three(More)
BACKGROUND We experienced a rare malposition of a pulmonary artery catheter due to kinking in a 63-year-old male who was scheduled for an off-pump coronary artery by-pass graft. FINDINGS Given the difficulty to obtain stable pulmonary artery waveform, we discovered that the two waveforms of the distal and proximal ports of the pulmonary artery catheter(More)
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