Yoshitoyo Miyauchi

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A 76-year-old female underwent ascending aorta and partial arch replacement. She developed septic shock on postoperative day 6. She was administered dopamine, 10 microg x kg(-1) x min(-1); dobutamine, 5 microg x kg(-1) x min(-1); and norepinephrine, 0.3 microg x kg(-1) x min(-1). However, the blood pressure was 74/40 mmHg. Direct hemoperfusion using(More)
BACKGROUND The factors contributing to the efficacy and outcome of direct hemoperfusion using polymyxin-B immobilized fiber (PMX-DHP) after cardiac surgery were investigated. METHODS AND RESULTS In 23 patients who received PMX-DHP for shock related to infection after cardiac surgery, there were no differences in the pre- and intraoperative clinical data(More)
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