Yukifumi Kimura

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Complete dentures were constructed after tooth extraction for a 71-year-old uncommunicative patient with Alzheimer's disease. Although she had never previously used them, her husband requested the fitting of complete maxillary and mandibular dentures. Thirteen teeth were extracted under local anesthesia and intravenous sedation (IVS), followed by(More)
This retrospective study analyzed the management of 25 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), or dilated phase of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (dHCM) treated in the outpatient clinic of the Department of Dental Anesthesiology at Hokkaido University. A total of 87 dental treatment sessions were completed. Intravenous(More)
Recovery of dynamic balance, involving adjustment of the center of gravity, is essential for safe discharge on foot after ambulatory anesthesia. The purpose of this study was to assess the recovery of dynamic balance after general anesthesia with sevoflurane, using two computerized dynamic posturographies. Nine hospitalized patients undergoing oral surgery(More)
under general anesthesia. She was diagnosed as having a cleft palate immediately after birth, velo-cardiac-facial syndrome at 2 years, and mild mental retardation at 3 years. Tracheal intubation failed, first for palatoplasty in a general hospital at 1 year and 6 months, and second for intensive dental treatment in our hospital at 3 years and 4 months. As(More)
The degree of depression of the abdominal surface by compression was measured in 121 healthy adult male having an average age of 20.4 years. Three disks of different sizes (10, 25, and 45 mm in diameter) were attached to the edge of the baresthesiometer, and pressures of 1, 3 and 5 kg were applied to the 10 mm disk, and 1, 3, 5, and 7 kg to the other disks.(More)
An apparently healthy 80-day-old boy died suddenly for no apparent reason. The autopsy revealed that the patient had had congenital asplenia, extensive cardiovascular anomalies, and other organ malformations, including trisegmented lungs, hypoplasia of the corpus callosum and cranial bones, a symmetrical liver, accessory hepatic tissue in the adrenal(More)
A 55-year-old man was discovered dead inside a deep freezer maintained at -40 degrees C. After consuming a large quantity of alcohol, the man had become trapped in the freezer approximately 11 h before his body was found. The body was still frozen at the time of autopsy, but subcutaneous dendriform vessel repletion phenomenon was observed on the upper and(More)
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