Motohiro Sekino

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Pheochromocytoma is a neuroendocrine tumor that predominantly presents with hypertension, palpitations, and tachycardia due to excessive catecholamine excretion. Although pheochromocytoma multisystem crisis (PMC) is relatively rare, urologists and clinicians should focus on early diagnosis as delay in initiating the appropriate treatment can lead to(More)
Localized organizing pneumonia is one of the benign conditions which must be differentiated from lung cancer. We have reported two cases of localized organizing pneumonia diagnosed by histological study of surgical specimens. Two cases were initially regarded as lung cancer, because the symptoms of respiratory tract infection were not remarkable and initial(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to investigate whether polymyxin B hemoperfusion (PMX-HP) improves the survival of patients with septic shock. METHODS This was a retrospective, multicenter study conducted on patients treated during a 3-year period. We performed propensity-score analyses of the Japan Septic Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation(More)
BACKGROUND One of the main causes of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) is thought to be aspiration of oropharyngeal fluid containing pathogenic microorganisms. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of various oral care methods on the reduction of oral bacteria during intubation. METHODS First, the effect of mechanical oral cleaning was(More)
The report describes our experience in establishing CT image transmission of ruptured thoracic aortic aneurysm to Gifu university hospital on the Internet. In this emergent case CT image transmission to the cardiovascular surgent provided medical informations in detail, which is very useful to decide the operative method and to prepare the assist(More)
BACKGROUND The Japanese Society of Respiratory Care Medicine and the Japanese Society of Intensive Care Medicine provide here a clinical practice guideline for the management of adult patients with ARDS in the ICU. METHOD The guideline was developed applying the GRADE system for performing robust systematic reviews with plausible recommendations. The(More)
BACKGROUND Pharmacological blockade of the renin-angiotensin system is thought to maintain gut perfusion during circulatory stress and thereby avoid later failure of distant organs. In this controlled experimental study, we investigated the effects of carperitide, a synthetic atrial natriuretic peptide that inhibits the renin-angiotensin system, on the(More)
Kyohei Miyamoto, Masayasu Horibe, Masamitsu Sanui, Mitsuhito Sasaki, Daisuke Sugiyama, Seiya Kato, Takahiro Yamashita, Takashi Goto, Eisuke Iwasaki, Kunihiro Shirai, Kyoji Oe, Hirotaka Sawano, Takuya Oda, Hideto Yasuda, Yuki Ogura, Kaoru Hirose, Katsuya Kitamura, Nobutaka Chiba, Tetsu Ozaki, Taku Oshima, Tomonori Yamamoto, Keiji Nagata, Tetsuya Mine, Koji(More)