Reiko Yamasaki

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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)
INTRODUCTION Candidaemia, recognised as a fairly common disease among intensive care unit (ICU) patients, carries a poor prognosis. However, as studies on the prognostic factors associated with candidaemia in ICU patients are limited, this study aimed to establish the best prognostic factor for ICU patients with candidaemia in a tertiary care hospital in(More)
Case A 75-year-old woman presented with a 10-day history of intermittent fever, general fatigue, and progressive dyspnea. Although she had a low PaO2/FIO2 ratio, the cause of acute respiratory distress syndrome was not clear until day 9 in hospital. Outcome We treated the patient with direct hemoperfusion with a polymyxin B-immobilized fiber column(More)
The patient was a 19-year-old male who had shown no electrocardiogram abnormalities during school medical screening and who had no relevant family medical history. Approximately one year prior to his presentation, he underwent the insertion of an intramedullary nail in the treatment of a left tibial fracture. At the time, a rash appeared after the(More)
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