Yoshinari Okuda

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INTRODUCTION We were able to treat a patient with acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who also suffered from sleep-disordered breathing by using the average volume-assured pressure support mode of a Respironics V60 Ventilator (Philips Respironics: United States). This allows a target tidal volume to be set based on automatic changes(More)
Splenic marginal zone lymphoma (SMZL) is a rare malignant lymphoma involving marginal zone B cells, accounting for only 1% of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. No previous reports have documented SMZL accompanied by massive bloody pleural effusion. Herein, the case of a patient with SMZL that was only diagnosed after splenectomy and thoracoscopic pleural biopsy is(More)
INTRODUCTION Sleep-related hypoventilation should be considered in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, because appropriate respiratory management during sleep is important for preventing elevation of PaCO2 levels. A nasal high-flow oxygen therapy system using a special nasal cannula can deliver suitably heated and humidified oxygen at up to(More)
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