IARS 2013 Kosaka Abstract Award Finalists

Analgesic Effect of the Continuous Bilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Block Using Levobupivacaine After Gynecological Laparotomy
Akihiko Maeda
Osaka University
Suita City, Japan

Continuous Administration of Landiolol During General Anesthesia for Hepatectomy Increases Plasma Epinephrine Concentrations But Does Not Affect the Magnitude of Tachycardia After Tracheal Extubation
Motoi Itani, MD
Hyogo College of Medicine
Nisinomiya, Japan

Corrected Right Ventricular End-Diastolic Volume and Initial Distribution Volume of Glucose Correlate with Cardiac Output After Cardiac Surgery
Junichi Saito, MD
Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine
Hirosaki, Japan

Cortical Functional Connectivity in Pre-Eclampsia: Report of Two Cases with Resting-State Functional MRI Analysis
Hiromichi Kurosaki
Wakayama Medical University
Wakayama, Japan

Evaluation of the Feasibility of Thoracic Surgery without General Anaesthesia and Tracheal Intubation
Abeer Sherif, MD, PhD
National Cancer Institute, Cairo University
Alexandria, Egypt

Neuronal Gamma Protein Kinase C Mediates Remote Cardioprotection in Rats
Eric R. Gross, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Socioeconomic and Obstetric Predictors of Epidural Analgesia Utilization During Labor At An Academic Medical Center
Josemine Miranda, BA
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Sugammadex Reversal of Rocuronium- Or Vecuronium- Induced Neuromuscular Blockade is Not Associated With An Increased Risk of Either Bleeding Or Blood Loss Compared with Usual Care
Tiffany Woo, MS
Franziskus Hospital Bielefeld, Hannover Medical School
Rahway, New Jersey

System-Wide Analysis of the Endogenous Immune Response to Surgical Trauma Using Mass Cytometry (CYTOF)
Brice Gaudilliere, MD, PhD
Stanford University
Stanford, California

Therapeutic Effects of Bromvalerylurea On Sepsis-Induced Respiratory Failure of Rats By Immunosuppression of Alveolar Macrophages
Tasuku Nishihara, MD, PhD
Ehime University
Toon, Ehime, Japan