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Toru KOTANI, Japan /


Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Tokyo Women's Medical University
[Educational Background]
• 1985
- Graduate from Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, JAPAN
• 1985 - 1987
- Residency in Anesthesiology, Keio University Hospital and National Defense Medical School
Hospital
• 1987 - 1988
- Fellowship in Anesthesiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Kiyose Children Hospital
• 1988 - 1990
- Fellowship in Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Keio University Hospital

[Work Experience]
• 1985 - 1986
- Resident in Anesthesiology, Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, JAPAN
• 1986 - 1987
- Resident in Anesthesiology, National Defense Medical School, Saitama, JAPAN
• 1987 - 1988
- Fellowship in Anesthesiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Kiyose Children Hospital, Tokyo, JAPAN
• 1988 - 1992
- Staff intensivist, General Intensive Care Unit, Keio University Hospital, Tokyo, JAPAN
• 1992 - 1993
- Clinical Director of Anesthesia, Funabashi Municipal Medical Center, Chiba, JAPAN
• 1993 - 1996
- Clinical Director of Anesthesia, Keiyu Hospital, Yokohama, JAPAN
• 1996 - 2001
- Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Teaching Staff of General Intensive Care Unit, Keio
University Hospital, Tokyo, JAPAN
• 2001 - 2003
- Visiting Scientist, Division of Respiratory Care Services, Duke University Medical Center, Durham,
NC USA
• 2003 - 2006
- Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of Intensive Care Unit, Tokyo Women’s
Medical University Daini Hospital, Tokyo, JAPAN
• 2006 - present
- Associate professor of Anesthesiology, Director of Intensive Care Unit, Tokyo Women’s Medical
University Hospital

[Publications]
1. Matsumoto T, Sato Y, Fukuda S, Katayama S, Miyazaki Y, Ozaki M, Kotani T. Safety and efficacy of
bronchoalveolar lavage using a laryngeal mask airway in cases of acute hypoxaemic respiratory
failure with diffuse lung infiltrates. Internal medicine. 201554(7):731-5.
2. Ando K, Kato H, Kotani T, Ozaki M, Arimura Y, Yagi J. Plasma leukocyte cell-derived chemotaxin 2 is
associated with the severity of systemic inflammation in patients with sepsis. Microbiol Immunol
56;708-718:2012
3. Takeda S, Kotani T, Nakagawa S, Ichiba S, Aokage T, Ochiai R, Taenaka N, Kawamae K,
Nishimura , Ujike Y, Tajimi K. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for 2009 influenza A(H1N1)
severe respiratory failure in Japan. J Anesth 26(5);650-7:2012.
4. Ichikado K. Muranaka H. Gushima Y. Kotani,T. Habashi N. Fujimoto M, Johkoh K, Iwamoto T,
Kawamura N, Nagano J, Fukuda K, Hirata N, Yoshinaga T, Ichiyasu H, Tsumura S, Kohrogi H,
Kawaguchi A, Yoshioka M, Sakuma T, Suga M. Fibroproliferative changes on high-resolution CT in
the acute respiratory distress syndrome predict mortality and ventilator dependency: a prospective
observational cohort study. BMJ Open 2;e000545:2012.
5. Katayama M, Ishizaka A, Sakamoto M, Fujishima S, Sekiguchi K, Asano K, Betsuyaku T, Kotani T,
Ware LB, Matthay MA, Hashimoto S. Laminin gamma2 fragments are increased in the circulation of
patients with early phase acute lung injury. Intensive care medicine. 201036(3):479-86.
6. Dang MH, Kato H, Ueshiba H, Omori-Miyake M, Yamagoe S, Ando K, Imanishi K, Arimura Y, Haruta I,
Kotani T, Ozaki M, Suzuki K, Uchiyama T, Yagi J. Possible role of LECT2 as an intrinsic regulatory
factor in SEA-induced toxicity in d-galactosamine-sensitized mice. Clinical immunology. 2010137
(3):311-21.
7. Kuruma Y, Hirasaki Y, Taniguchi Y, Ozaki K, Kotani T, Nomura M, Ozaki M. Airway pressure release
ventilation for respiratory management in a pediatric case after adult-size kidney transplantation.
Paediatric anaesthesia. 200918(12):1271-2.