Ai Nakahara

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BACKGROUND To reduce this complication and to enhance the radiation effect to hypoxic cells of high-grade gliomas, the authors performed noninvasive fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSRT) using a Gamma unit combined with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy for the treatment of recurrent disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty-five consecutive patients who(More)
In the literature, there has been no report of spontaneously growing calcified chronic subdural hematoma (C-C-SDH). The authors report a five-year-old boy with spontaneously growing C-C-SDH. The patient was admitted to author's department on July 24, 1979, because of progressive right hemiparesis, seizure and mental as well as physical retardation. He had a(More)
BACKGROUND Aspergilloma of the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses rarely extends through the skull base into the intracranial space. PATIENT The patient was a 79-year-old man in a nonimmunosuppressive state who had an invasive aspergilloma of the base of the frontal lobe. CLINICAL COURSE The patient, whose initial symptom was a visual disturbance,(More)
Five cases of cerebro-vascular diseases with carotid-basilar anastomosis were evaluated. Case 1: a 73-year-old female was diagnosed as having subarachnoid hemorrhage due to a ruptured aneurysm of the right internal carotid artery-posterior communicating artery bifurcation and demonstrated that a left proatlantal intersegmental artery. Case 2: a 38-year-old(More)
Two hundred and twenty-one patients with cerebral cerebral ischemic attack in the middle cerebral artery territory were investigated. Those patients manifested several clinical types, TIA: 31, stroke with full recovery: 50, minor completed stroke: 54 and major completed stroke: 86 cases. CT classification was made 3 weeks after the ischemic attack based on(More)
In the present study the pathology and treatment of occlusion of cerebral arteries in children were investigated in an attempt to find out an approach to the surgical treatment of cerebral arterial occlusive disease of childhood. We had a total of 55 children with cerebrovascular disorders seen at our Institute during the past 11 years. In this series there(More)
There have been a few reports about intracranial giant aneurysms treated by intracranial direct approaches. Especially, for giant aneurysms of the internal carotid artery, direct operation has been thought to be difficult to perform because of the anatomical particularity and the danger of rupture during surgery. So the cervical carotid ligation has(More)
The authors report a case of colloid cyst of the third ventricle diagnosed preoperatively through CT scan, pneumoencephalography and carotid angiography. The patient was a twenty-six year old housewife with a history of two repeated episodic headaches followed by gait disturbance, vomiting and cold sweating. At operation, the colloid cyst which completely(More)