Rimako Umebachi

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BACKGROUND Antipsychotic/Antidepressant use is a risk factor for QT interval (QT) prolongation and sudden cardiac death. However, it is unclear which drugs are risk factors for QT prolongation and torsades de pointes in cases of psychotropic drug overdose. METHODS After correction of QT data by Bazett formula (QTc), QTc was classified into 3 categories(More)
Recently, various synthetic cannabinoid (SC) compounds that have been slightly modified at the functional groups have been identified in Japan. However, the structural elucidation of these new compounds using conventional approaches such as gas chromatography–electron impact–mass spectrometry (GC-EI-MS) is difficult. As such, indole and indazole SCs were(More)
CONTEXT α-Pyrrolidinovalerophenone (α-PVP) is a synthetic cathinone that has been abused in recent years. The clinical presentation of acute α-PVP poisoning has not been well characterized. OBJECTIVE To elucidate the clinical features of acute α-PVP poisoning. MATERIALS AND METHODS This retrospective case series included eight subjects that visited our(More)
BACKGROUND The populations of many developed countries have been aging in recent years, resulting in increasing numbers of elderly-related injuries. Conventionally regarded as minor, injuries from ground-level falls are now associated with a higher risk of death for elderly people. METHODS The subjects of this study were 15662 adult patients with injuries(More)
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