Hironari Yamashita

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Three patients amnesic due to encephalitis and six normal control subjects performed a 45-rpm rotary pursuit task. Bilateral damage of the medial temporal lobe was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging for all three patients. All amnesic patients acquired the skill, although actual time on target differed across individuals. On the retention test, after a(More)
CONTEXT One of the major current challenges related to juvenile idiopathic inflammatory myopathy is the search for highly sensitive and specific non-invasive methods for diagnosis as well as for follow-up. OBJECTIVES The aim of our study was to describe typical magnetic resonance imaging findings and to investigate the usefulness of this method in(More)
A 50-year-old man undergoing operations for sigmoid colon cancer, small intestine invasion, and liver metastasis was given adjuvant chemotherapy postoperatively. During the course, lung, brain and bone metastasis were found, FOLFIRI therapy was started. Fifth FOLFIRI therapy was performed, but on the night of the next day, he was transported on an emergency(More)
The prognosis of Stage IV b pancreatic cancer is extremely poor; the mean survival time is 2-4 months. However, new anticancer agents can improve the outcome of advanced pancreatic cancer. We present the case of a 50-year-old female patient with Stage IV b pancreatic head cancer with invasion to the superior mesenteric vein(SMV)and multiple liver(More)
  • H Yamashita
  • Shinrigaku kenkyu : The Japanese journal of…
  • 1998
To examine the relationship between short-term memory deficit and severity of the dementia in Alzheimer's disease, free recall of word lists was investigated. Twenty-seven patients with diagnosis of probable Alzheimer's disease according to NINCDS ADRDA criteria, and twelve age-matched controls participated in the study. Patients were divided into two(More)
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