Sho Nishiguchi

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A 61-year-old woman was admitted with severe hip pain causing immobility and high serum levels of inflammatory markers. The patient had a medical history of diabetes. She had been scheduled to undergo right hip replacement surgery for the treatment of osteoarthritis associated with gradually progressive pain. On admission, an enhanced abdominal computed(More)
The end-of-life (EOL) care bonus introduced by the Japanese government works as a financial incentive and framework of quality preservation, including advance care planning, for EOL care among nursing home residents. This study aims to clarify the effects of the EOL care bonus in promoting EOL care in nursing homes. A longitudinal observational study using(More)
To cite: Nishiguchi S, Shirobe T. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2016217512 DESCRIPTION A 19-year-old healthy Korean boy presented with severe abdominal pain during the flight from Korea to Japan. Before his flight, the patient had no abdominal pain or surgical history in the past. A knee-chest position could(More)
A 45-year-old, previously healthy woman presented with a two-month history of abdominal pain. Her symptoms worsened, and she could not sleep. She defecated daily, but with difficult bowel movements. Her abdomen was distended, with global tenderness. The findings from laboratory studies were unremarkable. Abdominal radiography and enhanced computed(More)
BACKGROUND A rare variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) consists of facial diplegia and paresthesia, but an even more rare association is with facial hemiplegia, similar to Bell's palsy. This case report is of this rare variant of GBS that was associated with IgG antibodies to galactocerebroside and phosphatidic acid. CASE REPORT A 54-year-old man(More)
To cite: Nishiguchi S. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2014207312 DESCRIPTION A 76-year-old man, an ex-smoker with hypertension, presented to hospital with a 3-week history of continuous night sweats and low-grade fever. Several days after arrival, he developed upper abdominal pain. Body temperature was 36.9°C,(More)
OBJECTIVE Patients with urosepsis associated with urinary tract calculi occasionally require drainage, primarily via ureteric stenting. Such patients require longer hospitalization. However, the indications for early ureteric stenting for this condition have not been clearly defined. To compare the length of stay (LOS) in the hospital between patients(More)
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