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Journal of Anesthesia

Journal of Anesthesia

Editor-in-Chief: Michiaki Yamakage

ISSN: 0913-8668 (print version)
ISSN: 1438-8359 (electronic version)

Journal no. 540

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Michiaki Yamakage, Sapporo

Associate Editor-in-Chief
Takashi Asai, Koshigaya

Section Editors
Takashi Asai, Koshigaya

Clinical Report:
Kazuyoshi Hirota, Hirosaki

Regional Anesthesia:
Kunihisa Hotta, Shimotsuke

Cardiovascular Medicine:
Naoyuki Hirata, Sapporo

Clinical Monitoring:
Shinju Obara, Fukushima

Pediatric Anesthesia:
Norifumi Kuratani, Saitama

Tetsuya Kushikata, Hirosaki

Clinical Pharmacology:
Yutaka Oda, Osaka

Obstetric Anesthesia:
Hiroyuki Sumikura, Tokyo

ICU & Emergency Medicine:
Moritoki Egi, Kobe

Respiratory Medicine:
Kanji Uchida, Tokyo

Pain Medicine:
Fumimasa Amaya, Kyoto

Kenichi Masui, Tokyo

Editorial Board Member

Satoru Hashimoto, Kyoto
Soichiro Inoue, Kawasaki
Shiroh Isono, Chiba
Manabu Kakinohana, Okinawa
Yuichi Kanmura, Kagoshima
Masahiko Kawaguchi, Kashihara
Shigeru Saito, Maebashi
Katsuo Terui, Kawagoe
Hideaki Tsuchida, Kanazawa
Tatsuo Yamamoto, Kumamoto

Associate Editorial Board Member

Noboru Hatakeyama, Nagakute
Kazuo Higa, Fukuoka
Munetaka Hirose, Nishinomiya
Koki Hirota, Toyama
Hideaki Imanaka, Tokushima
Satoki Inoue, Kashihara
Narasimhan Jagannathan, Chicago
Yuji Kadoi, Maebashi
Hiroyuki Kinoshita, Nagakute
Yoshihumi Kotake, Tokyo
Jiro Kurata, Tokyo
Jae-Young Kwon, Busan
Eugene HC Liu, Singapore
Toshiki Mizobe, Kyoto
Yasuhiro Morimoto, Ube
Shinichi Sakura, Izumo
Fushan Xue, Beijing
Takehiko Adachi, Osaka
Sungsam Cho, Nagasaki
Kazuhiko Fukuda, Kyoto
Satoshi Hagihira, Suita
Hiroshi Hamada, Hiroshima
Eiji Hashiba, Hirosaki

Advisory Board

Keisuke Amaha, Tokyo
Paul B. Barash, New Haven
ZelJko J. Bosnjak, Milwaukee
J.R. Brimacombe, Cairns
Charles J. Coté, Boston
François Donati, Montreal
Kenneth Drasner, San Francisco
John C. Drummond, San Diego
James C. Eisenach, Winston-Salem
Alex S. Evers, St. Louis
Simon Gelman, Boston
Paul L. Goldiner, New York
Harald Groeben, Essen
Jean-François Hardy, Montreal
Shung-Tai Ho, Taipei
Cor J. Kalkman, Utrecht
Seong-Deok Kim, Seoul
Jeffrey R. Kirsch, Portland
Luke M. Kitahata, New Haven
Wai-Meng Kwok, Milwaukee
Jerrold Lerman, Buffalo
Sten G.E. Lindahl, Stockholm
David E. Longnecker, Washington DC
Mervyn Maze, San Francisco
Donald R. Miller, Ottawa
Ronald D. Miller, San Francisco
Hisayo O. Morishima, New York
Paul A. Murray, Cleveland
Charles S. Reilly, Sheffield
Per H. Rosenberg, Helsinki
Daniel I. Sessler, Cleveland
Steven L. Shafer, San Francisco
Thara Tritrakarn, Bangkok
David S. Warner, Durham

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    The Journal of Anesthesia is the official journal of the Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists. This journal publishes original articles, review articles, special articles, clinical reports, short communications, letters to the editor, and book and multimedia reviews. The editors welcome the submission of manuscripts devoted to anesthesia and related topics from any country of the world. Membership in the Society is not a prerequisite.

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    The Journal of Anesthesia (JA) welcomes case reports that show unique cases in perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine, and pain management. However, JA rarely accepts case reports for publication; their acceptance rate may be less than 5%. Please note that case reports should present important educational issues for JA readers. Even if a case is clinically challenging but does not contain any novel learning points, it will not be publishable in JA. Therefore, please consider that most case reports JA receives will be recommended to transfer to JA Clinical Reports.

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