Takashi Asai

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Affiliation: Kansai Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of catheter needles with safeguard mechanisms
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesia, Matsue Red Cross Hospital, Matsue City, Shimane, 690 8506, Japan
    Anaesthesia 57:572-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Awake tracheal intubation through the laryngeal mask in neonates with upper airway obstruction
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:77-80. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Naloxone inhibits gastric emptying in the rat
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anesth Analg 88:204-8. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway during manual in-line stabilisation of the neck
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 57:918-20. 2002
  5. doi request reprint The Pentax-AWS video-laryngoscope: the first experience in one hundred patients
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anesth Analg 106:257-9, table of contents. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the laryngeal tube by inexperienced personnel
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Resuscitation 55:171-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two Macintosh laryngoscope blades in 300 patients
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 90:457-60. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Appropriate cuff volumes of the Laryngeal Tube
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 60:486-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of the laryngeal tube in 100 patients
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:828-32. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Ease of insertion of the laryngeal tube during manual-in-line neck stabilisation
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 59:1163-6. 2004

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Publications64

  1. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of catheter needles with safeguard mechanisms
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesia, Matsue Red Cross Hospital, Matsue City, Shimane, 690 8506, Japan
    Anaesthesia 57:572-7. 2002
    ..Therefore, the AutoGuard needle is more suitable for intravenous cannulation, and the Acuvance is more suitable for intra-arterial cannulation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Awake tracheal intubation through the laryngeal mask in neonates with upper airway obstruction
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Paediatr Anaesth 18:77-80. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Naloxone inhibits gastric emptying in the rat
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anesth Analg 88:204-8. 1999
    ..Gastric emptying of saline showed a significant peak (P < 0.05) in the dose-response curve at 0.7 mg/kg. Therefore, naloxone significantly inhibits gastric emptying of saline and milk, but not the gastrointestinal transit of either...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the ProSeal laryngeal mask airway during manual in-line stabilisation of the neck
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 57:918-20. 2002
    ..04). The airway pressure at which gas leaked around the device was greater for the ProSeal than the laryngeal mask airway (mean difference 5.8 cmH2O; 95% CI 2.9-8.7 cmH2O; p = 0.0008)...
  5. doi request reprint The Pentax-AWS video-laryngoscope: the first experience in one hundred patients
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anesth Analg 106:257-9, table of contents. 2008
    ..Tracheal intubation was successful in 98 patients. The median time taken for tracheal intubation was 35 s (range, 5-120 s)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of the laryngeal tube by inexperienced personnel
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Resuscitation 55:171-5. 2002
    ..Therefore, the laryngeal tube has a potential role in providing a clear airway during cardiopulmonary resuscitation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two Macintosh laryngoscope blades in 300 patients
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 90:457-60. 2003
    ..Compared with the standard blade, the English blade is longer, its curve is more continuous across the entire length of the blade, the flange of the blade continues much closer to the blade tip, and the height of the flange is shorter...
  8. ncbi request reprint Appropriate cuff volumes of the Laryngeal Tube
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 60:486-9. 2005
    ..Since the cuff volume is correlated with the patient's height or weight, the cuff volume should be adjusted to the patients' stature...
  9. ncbi request reprint Use of the laryngeal tube in 100 patients
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:828-32. 2003
    ..We studied 100 patients to assess the efficacy of a new laryngeal tube during the entire course of anaesthesia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Ease of insertion of the laryngeal tube during manual-in-line neck stabilisation
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 59:1163-6. 2004
    ..Stabilisation of the patient's head and neck by the manual in-line method made insertion of the laryngeal tube either difficult or impossible...
  11. ncbi request reprint Difficulty in advancing a tracheal tube over a fibreoptic bronchoscope: incidence, causes and solutions
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 92:870-81. 2004
  12. ncbi request reprint Time-related cuff pressures of the laryngeal tube with and without the use of nitrous oxide
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Anesth Analg 98:1803-6, table of contents. 2004
    ..0001; 95% confidence intervals for difference: 6-20 cm H(2)O at 30 min). Postoperatively, two patients in group A and one patient in group N complained of mild sore throat...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of cricoid pressure on the ease of fibrescope-aided tracheal intubation
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 57:909-13. 2002
    ..04). We conclude that cricoid pressure facilitates fibrescope-aided tracheal intubation...
  14. doi request reprint Use of the Pentax-AWS in 293 patients with difficult airways
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Takii Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Anesthesiology 110:898-904. 2009
    ..Several case reports have shown that the Pentax-AWS (Hoya Corporation, Tokyo, Japan), a new video laryngoscope, is useful in patients with difficult airways...
  15. ncbi request reprint Awake tracheal intubation through the intubating laryngeal mask
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 46:182-4. 1999
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Failed tracheal intubation using a laryngoscope and intubating laryngeal mask
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 47:325-8. 2000
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Intubating laryngeal mask for fibreoptic intubation--particularly useful during neck stabilization
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 47:843-8. 2000
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Effects of desmopressin on platelet function under conditions of hypothermia and acidosis: an in vitro study using multiple electrode aggregometry*
    A A Hanke
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Anaesthesia 65:688-91. 2010
    ..During acidosis and hypothermia, acidosis should be corrected first; desmopressin can then be administered to improve platelet function as a bridge until normothermia can be achieved...
  19. doi request reprint Pentax-AWS videolaryngoscope for awake nasal intubation in patients with unstable necks
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 104:108-11. 2010
    ..Awake nasotracheal intubation using the Pentax-AWS was achieved within 15 s. The Pentax-AWS may be useful for nasotracheal intubation in awake patients with restricted necks...
  20. ncbi request reprint Airway management of a patient with tracheal stenosis for surgery in the prone position
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 51:733-6. 2004
    ..Only the tip of the tube may be in the trachea and the tube can be dislodged. We report the successful airway management of a patient with an uncollapsible tracheal stenosis who underwent cranial surgery in the prone position...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tracheal intubation through the intubating laryngeal mask in patients with unstable necks
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 45:818-22. 2001
    ..In patients with unstable necks, the neck should be stabilized during induction of anaesthesia, but this may make tracheal intubation difficult. Awake intubation may produce straining, which could be detrimental to the unstable neck...
  22. ncbi request reprint Airway obstruction in a child with asymptomatic tracheobronchomalacia
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 48:684-7. 2001
    ..To report a case of airway obstruction with hypoxia during emergence from anesthesia due to unexpected tracheobronchomalacia in a child...
  23. ncbi request reprint The laryngeal tube
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 95:729-36. 2005
    ..In addition, the device may be useful as an aid to tracheal intubation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Case report: a normal capnogram despite esophageal intubation
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Can J Anaesth 48:1025-8. 2001
    ..To report a case of accidental esophageal intubation which could not be detected by capnography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Association of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphism with carotid atherosclerosis depending on smoking status in a Japanese general population
    Nozomu Inamoto
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Stroke 34:1628-33. 2003
    ..This may be due to small sample size and inappropriate analysis. We investigated the association of C677T/MTHFR with blood pressure and carotid atherosclerosis in a Japanese general population...
  26. doi request reprint Efficacy of Coopdech videolaryngoscope: comparisons with a Macintosh laryngoscope and the Airway Scope in a manikin with difficult airways
    Tomoyuki Saito
    Department of Anesthesiology, Dokkyo Medical University, Koshigaya Hospital, 2 1 50 Minamikoshigaya, Koshigaya, Saitama, 343 8555, Japan
    J Anesth 26:617-20. 2012
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint A new method using flow cytometry to measure the effects of drugs on gastric emptying and gastrointestinal transit in mice
    Takefumi Inada
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University Hospital, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Arzneimittelforschung 54:557-62. 2004
    ..The method using fluorescent microbeads and flow cytometry may be a reliable alternative to the methods using radioisotope for studying the effects of drugs on gastric emptying and gastrointestinal transit...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Pentax AWS airway scope]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi
    Masui 56:862-5. 2007
    ..With the Airway Scope, the trachea was intubated easily. We believe that the Pentax AWS videolaryngoscope is useful in patients with and without difficult airways...
  29. ncbi request reprint The Laryngeal Mask Airway for exchange of a nasal for an orotracheal tube in a patient with Treacher Collins syndrome
    Takeshi Umegaki
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    J Clin Anesth 19:467-9. 2007
    ..The nasotracheal tube cuff was deflated, and the fiberscope was inserted into the trachea alongside the nasotracheal tube. The nasotracheal tube was removed, and the oral tube was then advanced into the trachea...
  30. doi request reprint Pentax-AWS, a new videolaryngoscope, is more effective than the Macintosh laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in patients with restricted neck movements: a randomized comparative study
    Y Enomoto
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo Medical University, Koshigaya City, Saitama, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 100:544-8. 2008
    ..We studied whether laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation were easier when using the Pentax-AWS (Tokyo, Japan), a new videolaryngoscope, than when applying the Macintosh laryngoscope, during manual in-line neck stabilization...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cricoid pressure prevents placement of the laryngeal tube and laryngeal tube-suction II
    T Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 99:282-5. 2007
    ..The laryngeal tube has a potential role in patients with a difficult airway, but cricoid pressure is required if the patient is at risk of aspiration. The effect of cricoid pressure on insertion of these devices is unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Use of the Pentax-AWS videolaryngoscope and an exchange catheter for tube exchange]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8506
    Masui 57:990-2. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint [Use of the Pentax-AWS videolaryngoscope for bougie-assisted exchange of tracheal tubes]
    Miki Kishii
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi
    Masui 58:765-7. 2009
    ..Operation went on uneventfully. We believe that, when it is difficult to advance a tracheal tube over a tube exchanger, the use of the Pentax-AWS may facilitate intubation...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Use of a gum elastic bougie for tracheal intubation with Pentax-AWS airway scope]
    Hironobu Ueshima
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi
    Masui 57:82-4. 2008
    ..We successfully used the same technique in other three patients. We believe that the gum elastic bougie can be useful for tracheal intubation using the Pentax-AWS laryngoscope...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Tracheal intubation with Pentax AWS Airway Scope after failed fiberoptic intubation and failed insertion of the intubating laryngeal mask airway]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8506
    Masui 59:470-2. 2010
    ..We believe that the Pentax-AWS can be useful in the patient with restricted neck movement in whom both fiberoptic intubation and insertion of the laryngeal mask have failed...
  36. ncbi request reprint The laryngeal tube compared with the laryngeal mask: insertion, gas leak pressure and gastric insufflation
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 89:729-32. 2002
    ..We have compared the laryngeal tube and laryngeal mask in 22 patients for the success rate of insertion, gas leak pressure and the incidence of gastric insufflation...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Laryngeal mask during emergence from anesthesia in intubated patients with asthmatic attack or ischemic heart disease]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi
    Masui 54:1153-5. 2005
    ..Under deep anesthesia, the laryngeal mask was inserted and the trachea extubated, and the patient regained consciousness without complications...
  38. ncbi request reprint Propofol and midazolam inhibit gastric emptying and gastrointestinal transit in mice
    Takefumi Inada
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Anesth Analg 99:1102-6, table of contents. 2004
    ..001; 95% CI for difference, 31.4%-61.2%; midazolam: P < 0.001; 95% CI for difference, 30.8%-61.1%) and gastrointestinal transit (P < 0.001 for both drugs)...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Insertion of a laryngeal mask airway before removal of a nasotracheal tube in a patient after anterior spine surgery]
    Takeshi Umegaki
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguch 570 8506
    Masui 55:451-3. 2006
    ..We believe that the laryngeal mask airway is useful during emergence from anesthesia in the patient whose trachea is intubated nasally...
  40. ncbi request reprint [The i-gel, a new supraglottic airway]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8506
    Masui 59:794-7. 2010
    ..No blood was detected on the device, after uneventful removal in all the patients. We believe that the i-gel is useful in maintaining a clear airway during general anesthesia...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Cannot intubate, cannot ventilate: airway management of difficult airways in adults]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Mariguchi 570 8507
    Masui 55:13-23. 2006
    ..In this article, I will present six typical cases of difficult airways, and will discuss appropriate options for safer airway management...
  42. ncbi request reprint [TruViewEVO2 videolaryngoscope]
    Sanae Matsumoto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8506
    Masui 56:213-7. 2007
    ..Therefore, we believe that the TrueViewEVO2 videolaryngoscope is useful in patients with difficult airways...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of analgesic effects of intravenous flurbprofen and suppository indomethacin after laparoscopic cholecystectomy]
    Etsuko Yamazaki
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8507
    Masui 52:1186-90. 2003
    ..There have been only a few studies comparing different NSAIDs in this situation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the disposable Vital View laryngoscope apparatus
    T Asai
    Research Associate, Staff Anaesthetist and Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, 570-8507, Japan
    Anaesthesia 56:342-5. 2001
    ..Therefore, the disposable Vital View laryngoscope can be used as effectively as a conventional non-disposable laryngoscope...
  45. ncbi request reprint [The i-gel: its efficacy in 120 patients undergoing general anesthesia]
    Takashi Asai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570 8506
    Masui 60:739-42. 2011
    ..The i-gel, which has been introduced into clinical practice in Japan in 2010, has a potential role in maintaining a clear airway during general anesthesia...
  46. doi request reprint Tracheal intubation with restricted access: a randomised comparison of the Pentax-Airway Scope and Macintosh laryngoscope in a manikin
    T Asai
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anaesthesia 64:1114-7. 2009
    ..0] s in circumstance (2), and 47.5 [16.0-84.5] s in circumstance (3)). These results indicate that, in situations where access to the patient's head is restricted, the Pentax Airway Scope is more effective than the Macintosh laryngoscope...
  47. doi request reprint Tracheal intubation in daylight and in the dark: a randomised comparison of the Airway Scope, Airtraq, and Macintosh laryngoscope in a manikin
    H Ueshima
    Research Associate, Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
    Anaesthesia 65:684-7. 2010
    ..0001). Therefore, the Airway Scope may have a role for tracheal intubation under room light or in darkness, but may not be so useful in daylight. In contrast, the Airtraq may have a role in both darkness and daylight...
  48. ncbi request reprint Epsilon 4 allele of apolipoprotein E gene associates with lower blood pressure in young Japanese subjects: the Suita Study
    Tomohiro Katsuya
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Hypertens 20:2017-21. 2002
    ..However, the correlation between hypertension and APOE/epsilon 4 has not yet been clarified. To examine the APOE/epsilon 4 effect in the general population of Japan, we performed a large genetic epidemiological survey (the Suita Study)...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Gas leakage from an anesthetic circuit caused by mis-installation of a canister]
    Chisato Sumi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka
    Masui 57:1427-30. 2008
    ..These unnoticeable differences led to mis-installation of canisters, and one machine provided an airtight seal whereas the other did not. Both manufacturer and users should be aware of this danger...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of a training module for difficult airway management: a comparison between Japan and the United Kingdom
    S Kiyama
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Anaesthesia 58:571-4. 2003
    ..A training module for difficult airway management is often not provided and equipment for emergency transtracheal ventilation is often unavailable in both countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint The alpha2-adrenergic receptor antagonist yohimbine improves endotoxin-induced inhibition of gastrointestinal motility in mice
    N Hamano
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 98:484-90. 2007
    ..This leads to an increased production of nitric oxide, which relaxes the gastrointestinal muscles. We studied endotoxaemic mice to determine whether yohimbine improved delayed gastric emptying and gastrointestinal transit...
  52. ncbi request reprint [A case of diaphragmatic paralysis in a patient with diabetes mellitus after surgery in prolonged prone position]
    M Wakeno
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi 570-8507
    Masui 50:1019-21. 2001
    ..We speculate that the diaphragmatic paralysis was caused by over-extension of the neck for a prolonged period, and that the patient might have been susceptible to nerve injury due to underlying diabetes mellitus...
  53. ncbi request reprint T+31C polymorphism of angiotensinogen gene and essential hypertension
    K Ishikawa
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Osaka University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertension 37:281-5. 2001
    ..Our findings revealed that the TaqMan polymerase chain reaction method is a powerful tool for genetic association study with a large number of subjects and that AGT T+31C is significantly associated with paternal FH...
  54. ncbi request reprint Delayed esophageal necrosis and perforation secondary to thoracic aortic rupture: a case report and review of the literature
    T Kaneda
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kishiwada City Hospital, Kishiwada City, Osaka, Japan
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 53:380-2. 2005
    ..If endoscopy reveals annular necrosis, surgical treatment involving esophagectomy and omental translocation should be performed expediently before perforation occurs...
  55. ncbi request reprint Truview video laryngoscope in patients with difficult airways
    Sanae Matsumoto
    Anesth Analg 103:492-3. 2006
  56. ncbi request reprint Pressure on the neck during laryngoscopy
    Takashi Asai
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:807-8. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint Herniation of the laryngeal mask airway classic
    Takashi Asai
    Anesthesiology 108:172. 2008
  58. ncbi request reprint Air way scope, a portable video-laryngoscope, for confirmation of tracheal intubation
    Takashi Asai
    Resuscitation 72:335-6. 2007
  59. ncbi request reprint Use of the Laryngeal Tube(R) in a patient with an unstable neck
    Takashi Asai
    Can J Anaesth 49:642-3. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Use of the laryngeal mask during percutaneous tracheostomy
    Takashi Asai
    Intensive Care Med 28:1368. 2002
  61. ncbi request reprint Airway obstruction due to a damage to the laryngeal mask
    Takashi Asai
    Anesth Analg 100:1549. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint More difficulty in removing an arrow epidural catheter
    Takashi Asai
    Anesth Analg 102:1595-6. 2006
  63. ncbi request reprint Difficulties in advancing an endotracheal tube over a fiberoptic bronchoscope
    Takashi Asai
    Anesthesiology 104:377-8; author reply 379-80. 2006
  64. ncbi request reprint Dental damage caused by the intubating laryngeal mask airway
    Takashi Asai
    Anesth Analg 103:785. 2006