Affiliation: Brigham and Womens hospital
Location: Boston, USA


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    Osuka A, Ikegami R, Watanabe Y. Splenic flexure volvulus in a child with chronic idiopathic intestinal pseudo-obstruction syndrome. Pediatr Surg Int. 2006;22:833-5 pubmed
    ..Postoperatively she made an uneventful recovery. Possible factors of pathogenesis and therapeutic measures are discussed. ..
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    Osuka A, Idoguchi K, Muguruma T, Ishikawa K, Mizushima Y, Matsuoka T. Duodenal disruption diagnosed 5 days after blunt trauma in a 2-year-old child: report of a case. Surg Today. 2007;37:984-8 pubmed
    ..The child recovered uneventfully. We discuss the diagnostic strategies and therapeutic measures for this type of injury. ..
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    Osuka A, Matsuoka T, Idoguchi K. Is this the worst outcome of metabolic syndrome? Hypophosphatemia and resulting cardiac arrest during the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis with hypertriglyceridemia. Intern Med. 2009;48:1391-5 pubmed
    ..Although such a critical condition has not been reported, it may occur during treatment of patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes with DKA. ..
  4. Shimizu K, Ogura H, Tomono K, Tasaki O, Asahara T, Nomoto K, et al. Patterns of Gram-stained fecal flora as a quick diagnostic marker in patients with severe SIRS. Dig Dis Sci. 2011;56:1782-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Gram-stained fecal bacteria can be used as a quick bedside diagnostic marker for severe SIRS patients. ..
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    Watanabe Y, Ikegami R, Osuka A. The usefulness of dynamically balanced FFE WATS-MR imaging with kinematic display for studying pediatric gastrointestinal disease. Pediatr Surg Int. 2005;21:868-72 pubmed
    ..A cine mode at 10 times the normal speed provided characteristic images reflecting gastrointestinal water movement abnormalities in pediatric patients. ..
  6. Shimizu K, Ogura H, Asahara T, Nomoto K, Morotomi M, Nakahori Y, et al. Gastrointestinal dysmotility is associated with altered gut flora and septic mortality in patients with severe systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a preliminary study. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2011;23:330-5, e157 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Gut flora and organic acids were significantly altered in patients with severe SIRS complicated by gastrointestinal dysmotility, which was associated with higher septic mortality in SIRS patients. ..
  7. Osuka A, Kusuki H, Matsuura H, Shimizu K, Ogura H, Ueyama M. Acute intestinal damage following severe burn correlates with the development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome: A prospective cohort study. Burns. 2017;43:824-829 pubmed publisher
    ..The gut might be a crucial target organ following severe burn, and gut damage could have an important role in the development of multiple organ dysfunction. ..


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