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  • Clinical study on the efficacy of medical leeches for free flap congestion  [in Japanese]

    KOUSAKA Hikari , HARADA Hiroyuki , HIRAI Hideaki , OIKAWA Yu , OHSAKO Toshimitsu , KUGIMOTO Takuma , KUROSHIMA Takeshi , TOMIOKA Hirofumi , SHIMAMOTO Hiroaki , MICHI Yasuyuki

    … <p>Medical leeches have been an effective therapy for any free flap suffering from impaired venous circulation. … We report a summary of medical leech treatment for flap congestion in nine out of 515 cases of free flap transfer that were performed in our department from 2009 to 2019. … With respect to flap survival rate, there were no statistically significant differences in postoperative flap congestion confirmation time, the period of medical leech use and the number of medical leeches used. …

    Japanese Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 66(12), 596-600, 2020

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  • Quantitative analysis of hemodynamics of congested island flaps under leech therapy

    Kashiwagi Keisuke , Hashimoto Ichiro , Abe Yoshiro , Kotsu Kunio , Yamano Masahiro , Nakanishi Hideki

    … A congested flap is a good indication for leech therapy. … We analyzed hemodynamics in rabbit island flaps under leech therapy to find a suitable clinical procedure for determining the appropriate number of leeches to be used and the duration of therapy. …

    The Journal of Medical Investigation 60(3.4), 213-220, 2013

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  • A case of pharyngocutaneous fistula closed using a nasolabial island flap with buccal mucosa  [in Japanese]

    BANNO Shinya , NISHIMURA Kunihiro , SEI Kazuaki , TSUCHIYA Yoshimasa , KATAHIRA Nobuyuki , IKEDA Atsuhiko , TANIGAWA Toru , OGAWA Tetsuya , UEDA Hiromi

    化学放射線治療後の再発・残存に対する救済手術は,術後合併症を来たす危険性が高く,その適応は慎重にすべきである。我々は喉頭癌根治治療後の再発・転移に対し救済手術を施行し,術後咽頭皮膚瘻の閉鎖に鼻唇溝部顔面動脈皮弁を用いた症例を経験した。喉頭扁平上皮癌の診断にて導入化学療法後,化学放射線治療を施行し著効するも,8ヶ月後に単発肺転移と局所再発が確認された。救済手術として喉頭全摘出術,胸腔鏡下肺部分切除術 …

    Toukeibu Gan 37(1), 104-109, 2011-04-25

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  • Use of medical leech to relieve congestion of a free forearm flap in the oral cavity : report of a case  [in Japanese]

    ITO Masaki , MIMURA Tamotsu , NISHIHARA Kazuhide , NOZOE Etsuro , MIYAWAKI Akihiko , HIJIOKA Hiroshi

    … However, the patient's condition did not improve.<BR>Leech therapy was started on the 4 th day after reanastomosis. … A medical leech was applied to the flap for 40 minutes twice daily. … After 10 leeches were used in 5 days, the flap apparently recovered and nearly healed.<BR>Hirudin contained in the saliva of leech is reported to have various effects, such as vasodilation, anticoagulation, and local anesthesia. …

    Japanese Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 48(12), 632-635, 2002-12-20

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  • Mechanical leech therapy to relieve venous congestion

    SMOOT E. C.

    J Reconstr Microsurg 11, 51-55, 1995

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  • 22) Leech Therapy in Ancient Times

    "Tode Ichiro , Beppu Satoshi , Sato Yasumichi , Morita Takeshi , Amemiya Yoshihiro"

    日本歯科医史学会会誌 20(1), 56-57, 1994

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  • 22) Leech Therapy in Ancient Times

    "Tode Ichiro , Beppu Satoshi , Sato Yasumichi , Morita Takeshi , Amemiya Yoshihiro"

    日本歯科医史学会会誌 19(4), 152-153, 1993

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