Masanori Egashira

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This report describes a case of giant cystic meconium peritonitis (GCMP) associated with a cloacal anomaly. Antenatal ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated persistent fetal ascites, bilateral hydronephrosis, and 3 pelvic cystic structures. The baby girl showed duplicated hydrocolpos and a single orifice of the cloaca with a long common(More)
We report two consecutive cases of staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) in our neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was isolated from skin swabs. An epidemiological survey conducted on the NICU staff, isolated MRSA from nasal swabs of three personnel. Gene analysis of these five isolates using(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the characteristics of the cognitive function in very-low-birth-weight infants (VLBWI) at 6 years of age and investigate significant factors during neonatal intensive care unit admission that affect cognitive outcomes. METHODS One hundred and eighty-nine VLBWI (28.4 weeks, 1024 g), including 93 extremely(More)
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