Hiroshi Uchizumi

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Zamboni et al proposed a new hypothesis for the pathomechanisms of multiple sclerosis (MS): chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI). Using Doppler ultrasound and venograms, they found severe extracranial venous stenosis in MS patients. They suggested that a venous obstruction in the neck caused a reflux back into the brain, which led to edema and(More)
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is strongly associated with a unique form of dilated cardiomyopathy. Cardiac complications are the leading cause of death in DMD; thus, longitudinal assessments and early intervention for cardiac dysfunction are necessary to improve prognosis. Two-dimensional echocardiography, which is routinely used for cardiac assessment,(More)
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