Yasuhiro Shiokawa

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PURPOSE We evaluated the safety and efficacy of long-term administration of dexmedetomidine in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Primary endpoint was the incidence of hypotension, hypertension, and bradycardia. Secondary endpoints were withdrawal symptoms, rebound effects, the duration of sedation with Richmond Agitation-Sedation Scale (RASS) ≤ 0(More)
Keywords Anti-NMDAR encephalitis Á Image diagnosis To the Editor: Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate-receptor (NMDAR) enceph-alitis is caused by serum antibodies against NMDAR, and is often associated with tumors [1]. Its symptoms include psychosis, seizures and disturbance of consciousness, all of which resemble the symptoms induced by NMDA antagonists , such as(More)
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