Katsuaki Miyajima

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QT dispersion has been reported to increase in patients with essential hypertension, and abnormal QT dispersion is associated with arrythmias and sudden cardiac death. However, whether change in QT dispersion is related to oxidative stress is unclear. We examined the effect of the angiotensin II receptor blocker valsartan on QT dispersion and the(More)
Cowden's disease is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by multiple benign and malignant neoplastic lesions involving many organs. The presence of characteristic cutaneous lesions is crucial for the diagnosis. Thyroid disease is a major extracutaneous manifestation of this disease; however, the histologic characteristics have not been described in(More)
Bronchogenic cysts are rare congenital anomalies of the primitive foregut that are usually found above the diaphragm, and a retroperitoneal location is extremely unusual. Due to the low prevalence of these pathologies, their imaging features have seldom been described. We report a rare case of retroperitoneal bronchogenic cyst showing characteristic imaging(More)
The Borg's indices, the rate of perceived exertion have been widely accepted to evaluate subjective symptoms semi-quantitatively in exercise tests. We applied the indices to evaluate the efficacy of our home exercise program in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Eighty-five patients were entered in our home exercise program after their discharge(More)
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