Takashi Chikai

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Fournier's gangrene (FG) is rapidly progressing acute gangrenous infection of the anorectal and urogenital area. FG needs precocious diagnosis and aggressive treatment with the use of wide spectrum antibioticus and surgical debridement. In our case, a 91-year-old Japanese female who had rehabilitation after treatment of pneumonia and her past history was(More)
We gave propofol anesthesia to a patient with limb-girdle type of progressive muscular dystrophy. A 42 year-old male was to have skin graft for third degree burn. His respiratory function test showed %VC of 73.6% and %FEV1.0 of 107.6%. Arterial blood gas data were within normal ranges. He was anesthetized with propofol, fentanyl, vecuronium and nitrous(More)
"Takotsubo" cardiomyopathy is characterized by transient left ventricular dysfunction. We have reported a case of "Takotsubo" cardiomyopathy unrecognized during anesthesia because of no ischemic changes in monitored electrocardiogram (ECG). The patient was an 80-year-old woman undergoing open reduction surgery for fractures of the left tibia and ulna.(More)
Acute appendicitis often presents as right lower quadrant (RLQ) pain, severe tenderness at the point of McBurny or Lanz, and Blumberg's sign. Scrotal events with appendicitis are very rare. In our case, a 63-year-old Japanese man presented with severe RLQ pain and high fever. Physical examination revealed severe tenderness (including both points of McBurny(More)
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