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  1. Content type: Review

    Neurocognitive deficits are a major source of morbidity in survivors of cardiac arrest. Treatment options that could be implemented either during cardiopulmonary resuscitation or after return of spontaneous ci...

    Authors: Dustin B Mangus, Lei Huang, Patricia M Applegate, Jason W Gatling, John Zhang and Richard L Applegate II

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2014 4:9

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  2. Content type: Research

    As life expectancy increases, more patients ≥65 years undergo general anesthesia. Anesthetic agents may contribute to postoperative cognitive dysfunction, and incidence may differ with anesthetic agents or int...

    Authors: Minhthy Meineke, Richard L Applegate II, Thomas Rasmussen, Donald Anderson, Sherif Azer, Ali Mehdizadeh, Amy Kim and Martin Allard

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2014 4:6

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  3. Content type: Research

    Anesthesia with multiple exposures of commonly used inhalation anesthetic sevoflurane induces neuroinflammation and cognitive impairment in young mice, but anesthesia with a single exposure to sevoflurane does...

    Authors: Lei Zhang, Jie Zhang, Yuanlin Dong, Celeste A Swain, Yiying Zhang and Zhongcong Xie

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2014 4:5

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  4. Content type: Research

    Previously, we reported that menadione activated rat, native heme oxygenase-2 (HO-2) and human recombinant heme oxygenase-2 selectively; it did not activate spleen, microsomal heme oxygenase-1. The purpose of ...

    Authors: Dragic Vukomanovic, Mona N Rahman, Yaroslav Bilokin, Andriy G Golub, James F Brien, Walter A Szarek, Zongchao Jia and Kanji Nakatsu

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2014 4:4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Nitric oxide (NO) is currently administered using devices that maintain constant inspired NO concentrations. Alternatively, devices that deliver a pulse of NO during the early phase of inspiration may have use...

    Authors: Andrew R Martin, Chris Jackson, Ira M Katz and Georges Caillibotte

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2014 4:1

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  6. Content type: Research

    Recent studies have revealed the biological effects of H2 in suppressing organ injuries due to acute inflammation and oxidative stress. Dahl salt-sensitive (SS) rats naturally develop elevated blood pressure (BP)...

    Authors: Wan-Jun Zhu, Masaaki Nakayama, Takefumi Mori, Kiyotaka Hao, Hiroyuki Terawaki, Junichiro Katoh, Shigeru Kabayama and Sadayoshi Ito

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:26

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  7. Content type: Research

    Non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most commonly prescribed agents for arthritic patients, although gastric effects limit their long-term use. Considering the reported gastric safety of hydr...

    Authors: Eduardo Ekundi-Valentim, Filiphe PN Mesquita, Karen T Santos, Marco A Vieira de Paula, Juliana Florenzano, Cristiane I Zanoni, Leandro Rodrigues, Gilberto de Nucci, Simone A Teixeira, Heloisa HA Ferreira, John L Wallace, Soraia KP Costa and Marcelo N Muscará

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:24

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  8. Content type: Review

    Hypercapnic acidosis has been regarded as a tolerated side effect of protective lung ventilation strategies. Various in vivo and ex vivo animal studies have shown beneficial effects in acute lung injury settin...

    Authors: Alexander F Bautista and Ozan Akca

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:23

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  9. Content type: Review

    Argon is a noble gas in group 18 of the periodic table. Certificated to exist in air atmosphere merely one century ago, discovery of argon shows interesting stories of researching and exploring. It was assumed...

    Authors: Zhouheng Ye, Rongjia Zhang and Xuejun Sun

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:22

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  10. Content type: Research

    Pressure ulcer (PU) is common in immobile elderly patients, and there are some research works to investigate a preventive and curative method, but not to find sufficient effectiveness. The aim of this study is...

    Authors: Qiang Li, Shinya Kato, Daigo Matsuoka, Hiroshi Tanaka and Nobuhiko Miwa

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:20

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  11. Content type: Review

    The noble gas helium has many applications owing to its distinct physical and chemical characteristics, namely: its low density, low solubility, and high thermal conductivity. Chiefly, the abundance of studies...

    Authors: Carlos J Berganza and John H Zhang

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:18

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  12. Content type: Review

    Research of medical gases is well established in Poland and has been marked with the foundation of several professional societies. Numerous academic centers including those dealing with hyperbaric and diving m...

    Authors: Robert P Ostrowski and Emanuela B Pucko

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:17

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  13. Content type: Study protocol

    Following radiotherapy, many patients with osteoradionecrosis suffer from xerostomia, thereby decreasing their quality of life. Patients can develop problems with speech, eating, increased dental caries, dysph...

    Authors: Tiffany Hadley, Cassaundra Song, Lauren Wells, Jennifer Lehnhardt, Marcy Wells Rogers, Jeffery Anderson, Michael Terry, Brian Novy and Takkin Lo

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:15

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  14. Content type: Research

    Oxidative stress (OS) related to glucose degradation products such as methylglyoxal is reportedly associated with peritoneal deterioration in patients treated with peritoneal dialysis (PD). However, the use of...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Terawaki, Yoshimitsu Hayashi, Wan-Jun Zhu, Yukie Matsuyama, Tomoyoshi Terada, Shigeru Kabayama, Tsuyoshi Watanabe, Seiichi Era, Bunpei Sato and Masaaki Nakayama

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:14

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  15. Content type: Case report

    Most of the results regarding hydrogen (H2) therapy for acute cerebral ischemia are derived from in vitro studies and animal experiments, with only a few obtained from human trials with a limited number of subjec...

    Authors: Kimihiro Nagatani, Hiroshi Nawashiro, Satoru Takeuchi, Satoshi Tomura, Naoki Otani, Hideo Osada, Kojiro Wada, Hiroshi Katoh, Nobusuke Tsuzuki and Kentaro Mori

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:13

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  16. Content type: Research

    High costs still limits the widespread use of xenon in the clinical practice. Therefore, we evaluated xenon consumption of different delivery modes during general surgery.

    Authors: Christian Stoppe, Achim Rimek, Rolf Rossaint, Steffen Rex, Ana Stevanovic, Gereon Schälte, Astrid Fahlenkamp, Michael Czaplik, Christian S Bruells, Christian Daviet and Mark Coburn

    Citation: Medical Gas Research 2013 3:12

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