Kazuhiro Ando

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Central nervous system opportunistic infections (CNS-OI) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in AIDS. While current interventions are increasingly successful in treating CNS-OI, little information exists regarding long-term behavioral outcomes among survivors. In this exploratory study we examined neurocognitive data among three groups of(More)
A 70-year-old woman sustained a head injury after a motor vehicle accident. Physical examination conducted on admission revealed pure motor monoparesis (PMM) and pathological reflexes in the right lower extremity. Her left lower extremity and upper extremities were intact. Computed tomography showed a spotty high-density lesion in the left precentral gyrus(More)
This study aimed to examine the relationships among electroencephalogram parameters as physiological indices, ballistic movement as an index of operation, and accuracy of task performance. Experiments were conducted using a "reaching" task, in which subjects touched the target appearing 300 pixels away from a start point in a vertical direction on a(More)
We report a case of subarachnoid hemorrhage(SAH)from an intracranial vertebral artery(VA)dissection in a patient with fibromuscular dysplasia(FMD)who presented with headache. A 54-year-old woman complained of spontaneous occipital headache. The dilatation of the left VA was detected on magnetic resonance angiography(MRA). She was diagnosed with left VA(More)
We report 9 cases of cerebellar contusion from April 2011 to September 2014 at our department. Frequency, clinicoradiological findings, mechanism of injury, treatments, and outcomes were retrospectively analyzed. Of 239 head injury cases admitted to our department during the same period, 9(3.8%)were diagnosed as cerebellar contusion. Among these 9 cases, 7(More)
A possible relationship between recognition of facial affect and aberrant eye movement was examined in patients with schizophrenia. A Japanese version of standard pictures of facial affect was prepared. These pictures of basic emotions (surprise, anger, happiness, disgust, fear, sadness) were shown to 19 schizophrenic patients and 20 healthy controls who(More)
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