Affiliation: Oita Medical University
- Neutrophilia and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor levels after cardiopulmonary bypassH Iwasaka
Department of Anaesthesiology, Oita Medical University, Japan
Can J Anaesth 48:81-4. 2001..Granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) can increase the number of leukocytes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between serum G-CSF levels and peripheral blood leukocyte counts after cardiac surgery...
- Effects of zinc acetate on splenocytes of endotoxemic mice: enhanced immune response, reduced apoptosis, and increased expression of heat shock protein 70M Unoshima
Departments of Anesthesiology and Microbiology, Oita Medical University, Japan
J Lab Clin Med 137:28-37. 2001..These changes were probably caused by increased synthesis of HSP-70 by splenocytes, which might enhance survival of mice with LPS-induced endotoxemia...
- Analgesic effects of flecainide on postherpetic neuralgiaM Ichimata
Department of Anesthesiology, Oita Medical University, Oita-gun, Japan
Int J Clin Pharmacol Res 21:15-9. 2001..This study suggests that the action of flecainide in blocking the sodium channel is potent and long-lasting and that, like the intravenous formulation, the oral formulation has a stable analgesic effect on postherpetic neuralgia...
- Tetra-butyl ammonium attenuates evoked release of acetylcholine from mouse hemidiaphragm preparationH Miyakawa
Department of Anesthesiology, Oita Medical University, Hasama-machi, Oita, Japan
Brain Res Bull 56:517-9. 2001..This finding indicates that tetra-butyl ammonium possesses a presynaptic inhibitory effect on acetylcholine release from the phrenic nerve terminal...