Masao Nishira

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A 78-yr-old man was admitted to our hospital because of repeated episodes of pneumonia. Both fiberoptic bronchoscopy and esophagoscopy revealed a large tracheoesophageal fistula and protrusion of the metal stent from the esophagus into the trachea. Placement of a Dumon stent was planned for sealing this fistula under general anesthesia. Anesthetic(More)
We were interested to read the technical note by Aldridge et al.,1 and describe here an even stronger method of anchoring a nasotracheal tube after intubation using flexible silicone putty and tape to the forehead to prevent movement of the tube. ire sn. a is sd, f le Fig. 1. Anchoring of the tube on the forehead with the silicone mould an tape after(More)
The aim of this study was to test our hypothesis that priming with rocuronium would prevent muscle rigidity and difficult ventilation due to remifentanil administration. One hundred patients, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) status I or II, were recruited into the study, and randomly allocated to one of four protocols (n = 25 each). Remifentanil(More)
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