Hideto Hirasawa

  • Citations Per Year
Learn More
It is said that the surgery is often followed by a delirious state (postoperative delirium) in the elderly, but there are few reports on detailed studies of this condition. To determine the frequency with which postoperative delirium occurs in the elderly, its main causes and clinical characteristics, etc., the author made a clinical study of 127 patients,(More)
We sequenced the entire coding region of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) genes of 11 unrelated patients with Japanese familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD) in order to determine the exact frequency of known APP gene mutations and to search for novel mutations responsible for FAD. Three out of 11 (27.3%) FAD patients showed the known Val to Ile mis-sense(More)
AIM Purple urine bag syndrome is a condition in which the urinary catheter bag turns purple. A tryptophan-indigo hypothesis has been proposed as the mechanism of PUBS, in which bacterial decomposition of tryptophan in gut associated with chronic constipation, bacterial overgrowth in the urinary tract and alkaline urine causes production of indigo and(More)
  • 1