Katsuyasu Suwa

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In order to evaluate the eye movements of dentists when they were interpreting radiographs, ten normal computed tomography (CT) images and ten images with pathologic lesions were shown to eight dentists, and the pattern of their eye movement was qualitatively analyzed. Six fixation point parameters were calculated, including the time required to(More)
OBJECTIVES The objective of this study was to clarify the autonomic, central and peripheral nervous effects of vibrating-tool operation. METHODS The ECG R-R interval variability (CVRR), including the C-CVHF, C-CVLF (two component CVs of the CVRR reflecting parasympathetic and sympathetic activities, respectively) and the power spectral densities (PSDHF(More)
Lumbar interbody fusion is a widely accepted surgical procedure for patients with lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesis and lumbar spinal instability in the active age group. However, in elderly patients, it is often questionable whether it is truly necessary to construct rigid fixation for a short period of time. In recent years, we have been occasionally(More)
While there have been a few reports on cases of intradural spinal arteriovenous fistula located on the filum terminale, no cases of its location in a nerve root of the cauda equina have been reported to date.We describe two such cases and describe the intraoperative findings. A 40-year-old man presented weakness of his left leg. Another 62-year-old man(More)
A hypothesis was established that, during emergence of inhalational anesthesia, hyperventilation and accompanying hypocapnia beyond a certain limit may actually disturb rather than enhance the washout of inhalational anesthetics from the brain because of a decreased cerebral blood flow. Two mathematical models were constructed and the washout of nitrous(More)
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