Hirohumi Sakurai

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123I-2β-Carbomethoxy-3β-(4-iodophenyl)-N-(3-fluoropropyl) nortropane (123I-FP-CIT) dopamine transporter single photon emission computed tomography (DAT SPECT) and 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) myocardial scintigraphy can be used to assist in the diagnosis of patients with dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB). We compared the diagnostic value of these two(More)
The first case of tumor emboli trapped in a popliteal aneurysm and the longest survivor for this condition are reported. The characteristics of 25 cases reported in the literature since 1940 and the mechanism of tumor spread are reviewed. Tumor emboli represent the late stage of a malignancy and treatment does not seem to affect long-term survival.
BACKGROUND/AIMS The present study evaluated the differences in treatment outcomes and brain perfusion changes among 3 types of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AchEIs, i.e. donepezil, rivastigmine, and galantamine). METHODS This was a prospective, longitudinal, randomized, open-label, 3-arm (donepezil, rivastigmine, or galantamine), parallel-group,(More)
There were 135 emergency admissions to our clinic because of haematemesis or melena during the 10 years 1960-1969 inclusive. The male: female ratio was 2.5: 1. Out of the 135 patients, 12 patients (8.9%) died. Various factors affected the prognosis were as follows: (I) The fatality rate of the patients over 60 years was highest (20.9%), and it decreased as(More)
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