Hiromi Goto

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It is well known that Down syndrome is sometimes associated with leukemia. However, there have been only a few case reports of a relationship between Down syndrome and brain tumors. The case was that of a 35-year-old man with Down syndrome complaining of gait disturbance. Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a mass lesion in(More)
PURPOSE To clarify the patterns of improvement of pre- and post-operative symptoms and family satisfaction in patients with definite idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPN) who responded well to shunt intervention. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The subjects included 40 patients definitively diagnosed with iNPH and who were followed up for one year or(More)
This study was conducted to elucidate the pathologic conditions of cerebral circulatory disorders in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). Among 44 possible iNPH patients, 40 patients underwent shunt surgery based on diagnostic flow charts plotted by the Southern Tohoku method and were evaluated to be shunt-effective at the end of the first(More)
PURPOSE To compare the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) outflow resistance values (Ro) with epidural pressure (EDP) monitoring and lumbar subarachnoid CSF pressure (L-CSFP) monitoring. SUBJECTS AND METHODS The subjects were 14 patients with possible iNPH (age: 59-74 years old, ratio of male and female 8:6). All the patients were subjected to an infusion test by(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the significance of the shunt-effect evaluation of SPECT in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). SUBJECTS AND METHODS The subjects were 15 patients with possible iNPH, aged 62-83 (mean 75.3, the ratio of males to females to 6:9), who were treated at our department during the period from June(More)
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