Toshirou Yoshioka

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BACKGROUND High mobility group box 1 (HMGB1), intensively studied in adult patients by several investigators, is suggested to cause potentially fatal conditions such as systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) and disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). However, little is known about the role of this protein in neonates. METHODS In total, 173(More)
BACKGROUND According to the Consensus 2010 of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), children with moderate to severe hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) should receive brain hypothermic therapy (BHT) after successful resuscitation. Elevated high mobility group box 1 (HMGB1) in the blood at the early stage of brain(More)
We report the case of a baby with low birthweight born by emergency caesarean section at 33 weeks 2 days' gestation due to placental abruption. High-mobility group box-1 (HMGB-1) and interleukin-17 concentration in the umbilical cord blood were high at 55.7 ng/mL and 50.7 pg/mL, respectively. On immunostaining of umbilical cord and amniotic epithelium,(More)
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