Koichi Nishikawa

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Affiliation: Gunma University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Membrane and synaptic actions of halothane on rat hippocampal pyramidal neurons and inhibitory interneurons
    K Nishikawa
    Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5117, USA
    J Neurosci 20:5915-23. 2000
  2. ncbi Agent-selective effects of volatile anesthetics on GABAA receptor-mediated synaptic inhibition in hippocampal interneurons
    K Nishikawa
    C V Starr Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Anesthesiology 94:340-7. 2001
  3. ncbi Volatile anesthetic actions on the GABAA receptors: contrasting effects of alpha 1(S270) and beta 2(N265) point mutations
    K Nishikawa
    C V Starr Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuropharmacology 42:337-45. 2002
  4. doi The influence of manipulations to alter ambient GABA concentrations on the hypnotic and immobilizing actions produced by sevoflurane, propofol, and midazolam
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Neuropharmacology 61:172-80. 2011
  5. doi Tracheal intubation with the PENTAX-AWS (airway scope) reduces changes of hemodynamic responses and bispectral index scores compared with the Macintosh laryngoscope
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 21:292-6. 2009
  6. ncbi The actions of sevoflurane and desflurane on the gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor type A: effects of TM2 mutations in the alpha and beta subunits
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    Anesthesiology 99:678-84. 2003
  7. ncbi Comparison of effects of rapid colloid loading before and after spinal anesthesia on maternal hemodynamics and neonatal outcomes in cesarean section
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 21:125-9. 2007
  8. ncbi The effects of the extent of spinal block on the BIS score and regional cerebral oxygen saturation in elderly patients: A prospective, randomized, and double-blinded study
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 21:109-14. 2007
  9. ncbi The influence of sevoflurane on the bispectral index, regional cerebral oxygen saturation, and propofol concentration during propofol/N2O anesthesia
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City, 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 20:415-20. 2006
  10. ncbi The interaction of noradrenaline with sevoflurane on GABA(A) receptor-mediated inhibitory postsynaptic currents in the rat hippocampus
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Brain Res 1039:153-61. 2005

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  1. ncbi Membrane and synaptic actions of halothane on rat hippocampal pyramidal neurons and inhibitory interneurons
    K Nishikawa
    Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305 5117, USA
    J Neurosci 20:5915-23. 2000
    ....
  2. ncbi Agent-selective effects of volatile anesthetics on GABAA receptor-mediated synaptic inhibition in hippocampal interneurons
    K Nishikawa
    C V Starr Laboratory of Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York 10021, USA
    Anesthesiology 94:340-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to compare effects produced by volatile anesthetics on inhibitory postsynaptic currents (IPSCs) of rat hippocampal interneurons...
  3. ncbi Volatile anesthetic actions on the GABAA receptors: contrasting effects of alpha 1(S270) and beta 2(N265) point mutations
    K Nishikawa
    C V Starr Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology, Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Neuropharmacology 42:337-45. 2002
    ....
  4. doi The influence of manipulations to alter ambient GABA concentrations on the hypnotic and immobilizing actions produced by sevoflurane, propofol, and midazolam
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Neuropharmacology 61:172-80. 2011
    ....
  5. doi Tracheal intubation with the PENTAX-AWS (airway scope) reduces changes of hemodynamic responses and bispectral index scores compared with the Macintosh laryngoscope
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 21:292-6. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi The actions of sevoflurane and desflurane on the gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor type A: effects of TM2 mutations in the alpha and beta subunits
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    Anesthesiology 99:678-84. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effects of sevoflurane and desflurane on potentiation of GABA-induced responses in the wild-type GABAA receptor and in receptors mutated in TM2 of the alpha1, alpha 2, or beta 2 subunits...
  7. ncbi Comparison of effects of rapid colloid loading before and after spinal anesthesia on maternal hemodynamics and neonatal outcomes in cesarean section
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 21:125-9. 2007
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that colloid loading after spinal blockade can reduce hypotension compared with preloading, and affect neonatal outcomes...
  8. ncbi The effects of the extent of spinal block on the BIS score and regional cerebral oxygen saturation in elderly patients: A prospective, randomized, and double-blinded study
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 21:109-14. 2007
    ..We evaluated the influence of the extent of spinal block on BIS values and on regional cerebral oxygen saturation (rSO(2)) in elderly patients...
  9. ncbi The influence of sevoflurane on the bispectral index, regional cerebral oxygen saturation, and propofol concentration during propofol/N2O anesthesia
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City, 371 8511, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 20:415-20. 2006
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that sevoflurane affect BIS values, rSO(2), and the pharmacokinetics of propofol during propofol/ N(2)O anesthesia...
  10. ncbi The interaction of noradrenaline with sevoflurane on GABA(A) receptor-mediated inhibitory postsynaptic currents in the rat hippocampus
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Brain Res 1039:153-61. 2005
    ..These results provide evidence that both agents have additive effects on GABAergic synaptic transmission at the central nervous system via different mechanisms...
  11. ncbi Bispectral index and regional cerebral oxygen saturation during propofol/N2O anesthesia
    Yoshinori Kanemaru
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 53:363-9. 2006
    ....
  12. doi Monoamine-dependent, opioid-independent antihypersensitivity effects of intrathecally administered milnacipran, a serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor, in a postoperative pain model in rats
    Hideaki Obata
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa, Maebashi, Gunma 371 8511, Japan
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 334:1059-65. 2010
    ..Combined administration of an SNRI with morphine might be a promising treatment to suppress postoperative hypersensitivity...
  13. doi Thermal hyperalgesia via supraspinal mechanisms in mice lacking glutamate decarboxylase 65
    Kazuhiro Kubo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 331:162-9. 2009
    ..These results support the hypothesis that GAD65-mediated GABA synthesis plays relatively small but significant roles in nociceptive processing via supraspinal mechanisms...
  14. ncbi The effects of volatile anesthetics on intraoperative monitoring of myogenic motor-evoked potentials to transcranial electrical stimulation and on partial neuromuscular blockade during propofol/fentanyl/nitrous oxide anesthesia in humans
    Kenichi Sekimoto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 3718511, Japan
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 18:106-11. 2006
    ..0 MAC, with the effect being less in HAL at 0.5 MAC. We have shown that HAL had a lesser suppressive effect on MEPs than either ISO or SEV at 0.5 MAC, which was partially due to a lesser degree of NMB...
  15. doi Amnestic concentrations of sevoflurane inhibit synaptic plasticity of hippocampal CA1 neurons through gamma-aminobutyric acid-mediated mechanisms
    Junko Ishizeki
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    Anesthesiology 108:447-56. 2008
    ....
  16. doi Altered responses to propofol, but not ketamine, in mice deficient in the 65-kilodalton isoform of glutamate decarboxylase
    Kazuhiro Kubo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 329:592-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, GAD65(-/-) mice show a diminished response to propofol, but not ketamine, indicating that GAD65-mediated GABA synthesis plays an important role in hypnotic and immobilizing actions of propofol...
  17. ncbi [Comparison of the effects of colloid and crystalloid solution for volume preloading on maternal hemodynamics and neonatal outcome in spinal anesthesia for cesarean section]
    Naho Yokoyama
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 53:1019-24. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to investigate the effects of volume preload with either crystalloid or colloid, or with no preload on changes of maternal hemodynamics and neonatal outcomes...
  18. ncbi [Volatile anesthetics and synaptic transmission in the central nervous system]
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 53:873-81. 2004
    ..This review focuses on recent research concerning the effects of volatile anesthetics on synaptic transmission, synaptic plasticity, and clinically important diseases imparing synaptic transmission in the central nervous system...
  19. ncbi A dopamine infusion decreases propofol concentration during epidural blockade under general anesthesia
    Daisuke Takizawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 52:463-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effects of dopamine infusions on propofol concentrations administered by a target-controlled infusion system during epidural block under general anesthesia...
  20. doi Impaired glycinergic synaptic transmission and enhanced inflammatory pain in mice with reduced expression of vesicular GABA transporter (VGAT)
    Makiko Hardy Yamada
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    Mol Pharmacol 81:610-9. 2012
    ..More close examination will be needed to verify the possibility of VGAT as a new therapeutic target for the treatment of inflammatory pain...
  21. ncbi Landiolol and esmolol prevent tachycardia without altering cerebral blood flow
    Shigeru Saito
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22, Showamachi, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 52:1027-34. 2005
    ..The effects of two ultra-short acting ss-adrenergic-blocking drugs, esmolol and landiolol, on systemic and cerebral circulation were studied during ECT...
  22. ncbi [Molecular mechanism of morphine tolerance and biological approaches to resolve tolerance]
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 53:502-7. 2004
    ..In this review, we focus on recent research progress on the morphine tolerance, and molecular biological and clinical approaches to resolve morphine tolerance...
  23. ncbi [Postoperative laryngeal edema presumably due to hypoalbuminemia causing acute airway obstruction after extubation in a patient after nephrectomy]
    Koji Nakamura
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 53:906-9. 2004
    ..We believe that edema may have been caused by hypoalbuminemia (1.3 g x dl(-1)) at the end of operation. Therefore, it should be noted that hypoalbuminemia may cause laryngeal edema leading to acute airway obstruction...
  24. ncbi Intracellular calcium increases in growth cones exposed to tetracaine
    Shigeru Saito
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Anesth Analg 98:841-5, table of contents. 2004
    ..Tetracaine (>1 mM) induces collapse and Ca(2+) increase at growth cones simultaneously; however, these two phenomena might be provoked independently...
  25. ncbi [Perioperative management of a case of myasthenic crisis with unexpected difficult airway]
    Shinya Uchida
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 58:910-2. 2009
    ..Therefore, we need to deal with this emergency situation by using a variety of equipments and techniques. Careful examination of the airway and a carefully considered plan for re-intubation are prerequisites for this type of surgery...
  26. ncbi [Cases of femoral nerve palsy after radical prostatectomy]
    Tomoko Inoue
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 57:363-5. 2008
    ..Patients received physical therapy and showed nearly total neurological recovery. We report here unusual complication following major pelvic surgery, and discuss the possible etiology and some strategies for prevention of this injury...
  27. ncbi The monoamine-mediated antiallodynic effects of intrathecally administered milnacipran, a serotonin noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor, in a rat model of neuropathic pain
    Hideaki Obata
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa, Maebashi, Gunma 371 8511, Japan
    Anesth Analg 100:1406-10, table of contents. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that simultaneous inhibition of serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake in the spinal cord is essential to mediate antiallodynic effects. Milnacipran might be effective for suppression of neuropathic pain...
  28. ncbi [Removal of sevoflurane and nitrous oxide from waste anesthetic gases by using Anesclean, the system for treating waste anesthetic gases]
    Satoko Yamauchi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 59:930-4. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy of this treating system, Anesclean, on removal of greenhouse effect gases in our university hospital...
  29. ncbi [Case of Staphylococcus epidermidis endocarditis with a bacterial vegetation suspected by intraoperative alternating pulse]
    Fumio Koda
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 57:1521-3. 2008
    ..Therefore, we should be careful about pulse disorder during operation for the patient who is in the state of severe heart failure...
  30. ncbi [Roles of glutamatergic and GABAergic nervous system in hypnotic and analgesic actions of general anesthetics]
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 60:534-43. 2011
    ..In this mini review, the relative contributions of extrasynaptic GABA receptors in behavioral actions of isoflurane and sevoflurane will be discussed...
  31. ncbi [Perioperative management of patients with Brugada syndrome]
    Kazuhiro Kubo
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University, Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 54:1247-52. 2005
    ..In this review, we will focus on recent progress of basic and clinical research of Brugada syndrome and perioperative management of this syndrome...
  32. ncbi [Ventricular tachycardia induced by the change of position for epidural catheter insertion in a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy]
    Naho Yokoyama
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 53:910-3. 2004
    ..It should be noted that severe tachyarrhythmia might occur after turning patients with HOCM...
  33. doi A novel bFGF-GH injection therapy for two patients with severe ischemic limb pain
    Naomi Ito
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi, 371 8511, Japan
    J Anesth 22:449-52. 2008
    ..A multimodal approach is necessary to treat severe ischemic pain. Novel angiogenic therapy combined with nerve blocks seems to be a promising option in patients with severe pain...
  34. ncbi [Transient hyperglycemia following intra-peritoneal irrigation with 5% glucose in a patient with pseudomyxoma peritonei]
    Rie Mieda
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 56:959-61. 2007
    ..It is important to be aware of this dangerous complication associated with intra-peritoneal glucose instillation. Glucose monitoring during and after irrigation with glucose or dextrose is recommended...
  35. ncbi [Successful management of a man with fulminant myocarditis using percutaneous cardiopulmonary support]
    Makio Ohkawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 54:172-6. 2005
    ..We describe our clinical experiences in cardiogenic shock after acute fulminant myocarditis and discuss therapeutic guidelines for the use of PCPS, with its management and complications...
  36. ncbi Volatile anesthetics inhibit calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor-mediated responses in pithed rats and human neuroblastoma cells
    Masataka Kuroda
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 311:1016-22. 2004
    ..The inhibitory site of volatile anesthetics on the CGRP receptor-mediated response involves Gs protein...
  37. ncbi Oral etodolac, a COX-2 inhibitor, reduces postoperative pain immediately after fast-track cardiac surgery
    Shiro Koizuka
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, 371 8511, Maebashi, Japan
    J Anesth 18:9-13. 2004
    ....
  38. ncbi Postoperative myasthenic crisis successfully treated with immunoadsorption therapy
    Junko Ishizeki
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    J Anesth 19:320-2. 2005
    ..Removal of pathogenic factors, not only anti-AChR Ab but other antibodies with specificities to skeletal muscles or certain components of the complement system, may contribute to effective treatment of myasthenic crisis...
  39. doi Actions of propofol on substantia gelatinosa neurones in rat spinal cord revealed by in vitro and in vivo patch-clamp recordings
    Tomonori Takazawa
    Department of Integrative Physiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Neurosci 29:518-28. 2009
    ..We conclude that systemic bolus injection of propofol reversibly depressed nociceptive transmission, at least in part, by enhancing postsynaptic GABA(A) receptor-mediated responses in the SG...
  40. ncbi The effects of volatile anesthetics on nonadrenergic, noncholinergic depressor responses in rats
    Daisuke Yoshikawa
    Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimatology, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Anesth Analg 96:125-31, table of contents. 2003
    ..Sevoflurane at 4% did not significantly affect CGRP-induced depressor responses. Thus, isoflurane and halothane at large concentrations attenuate NANC depressor responses by attenuating the depressor action of CGRP, not CGRP release...
  41. pmc Regurgitant leak from the area between the stent post and the sewing ring of a stented bovine pericardial valve implanted in the aortic valve position
    Masataka Kuroda
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi City, Gunma 371 8511, Japan
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 8:52. 2010
    ..Accurate diagnosis of the leakage by intra-operative TEE led to the decision to administer protamine and to adopt a wait-and-watch approach...
  42. ncbi Effects of spinal anesthesia on the peripheral and deep core temperature in elderly diabetic patients undergoing urological surgery
    Takashi Suto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    J Anesth 21:336-9. 2007
    ..The present study measured body temperatures at the forehead and at the lower limb using a monitor of deep body temperature and compared patients with DM (n = 8) and without DM (n = 10)...
  43. ncbi Autologous bone marrow transplantation and hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients with thromboangiitis obliterans
    Shigeru Saito
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan u ac jp
    Angiology 58:429-34. 2007
    ..No side effects were observed. In conclusion, combined use of autologous bone marrow transplantation and hyperbaric oxygen therapy may be safe and effective for achievement of therapeutic angiogenesis...
  44. ncbi [Blood-brain barrier and general anesthetics]
    Kyoko Tanobe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 52:840-5. 2003
    ..In this review, we focus on recent progress in the BBB research and functional modulation produced by general anesthetics...
  45. ncbi Anesthetic management for clipping a giant basilar artery aneurysm with moderate hypothermia, extracorporeal circulation assistance, and propofol infusion
    Makiko Yamada
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi City, Japan
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 15:274-7. 2003
    ..We think that this method had advantages over deep hypothermic circulatory arrest with regard to intraoperative risks and postoperative complications...
  46. ncbi Successful management of a patient with neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with marked elevation of serum creatine kinase
    Daisuke Takizawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 371 8511, Maebashi, Japan
    J Anesth 18:135-7. 2004
  47. ncbi [Preoperative evaluation of hemodynamics using indocyanine green clearance meter in patients with peritonitis from gastrointestinal perforation]
    Tomonori Takazawa
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Maebashi
    Masui 54:260-4. 2005
    ..This study was therefore conducted to investigate the relationship between acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE) II score and KICG value, cardiac output, and blood volume in patients scheduled for emergency surgery...
  48. ncbi [Anesthetic management of a patient with post-emetic rupture of the esophagus induced by a foreign body]
    Hiroshi Koide
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Hospital, Maebashi City 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 56:421-4. 2007
    ..The patient recovered uneventfully and could be extubated on the first day in the ICU. It should be noted that successful management of this disease depends on accurate diagnosis and appropriate choice of treatments...
  49. ncbi [Role of presynaptic mechanisms in propofol-induced facilitation of gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA)-mediated inhibitory neurotransmission]
    Koichi Nishikawa
    Masui 56:S108-12. 2007
  50. ncbi Plasma concentration for optimal sedation and total body clearance of propofol in patients after esophagectomy
    Daisuke Takizawa
    Intensive Care Unit, Gunma University Hospital, Maebashi, Japan
    J Anesth 19:88-90. 2005
    ..74 +/- 0.82 mg kg(-1) h(-1) (mean +/- SD, n = 7) when the plasma propofol concentration and the total body clearance were 0.85 +/- 0.24 microg ml(-1) and 1.83 +/- 0.54 l min(-1) (mean +/- SD, n =7), respectively...