Yoshihiro Yamaguti

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BACKGROUND We compared the clinical efficacy of surgical stabilization and internal pneumatic stabilization in severe flail chest patients who required prolonged ventilatory support. METHODS Thirty-seven consecutive severe flail chest patients who required mechanical ventilation were enrolled in this study. All the patients received identical respiratory(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the association between bilomas and pseudoaneurysm complications after severe hepatic injury. METHODS Angiography was performed in patients with American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grade > or = III hepatic injury on contrast-enhanced computed tomographic scanning. When contrast extravasation(More)
Recording of nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT) is useful for the objective diagnosis of impotence. However, criteria for evaluating obtained results have not been firmly established. Since the increase in the penile circumference varies among individuals, differential diagnosis based on only certain changes in the circumference during NPT is difficult.(More)
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