Keiichiro Matsumoto

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BACKGROUND Although TINU syndrome is characterized by idiopathic TIN with bilateral anterior uveitis, few reports have provided a comprehensive summary of the features of this disorder. Previous reports have suggested that many Japanese patients had HLA-A2 and -A24 (7), but there is no evidence. CASE REPORT A 44-year-old female was referred to our(More)
Retropharyngeal abscess is an infection involving the retropharyngeal space which is posterior to the pharynx and oesophagus, and it results as a complication of a primary infection elsewhere in the head and neck including the nasopharynx, paranasal sinuses, or middle ear, which drain lymph to the retropharyngeal lymph nodes. Their lymph nodes are prominent(More)
AIM The effect of tonsillectomy on IgA nephropathy remains controversial. The aim of this study was to compare the effect of tonsillectomy on the outcome, end stage kidney disease (ESKD) and all-cause death in IgA nephropathy patients who did and did not undergo tonsillectomy. METHODS All basic data were retrospectively gathered from patients who had(More)
BACKGROUND The proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitor evolocumab is a low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-lowering drug with a new mechanism, which is currently available in Japan. Here, for the first time, we report the successful use of the PCSK9 inhibitor in a patient with refractory nephrotic syndrome. CASE PRESENTATION A(More)
  • K Matsumoto
  • Sangyō igaku. Japanese journal of industrial…
  • 1984
The purpose of this research was to investigate the effect of consecutive night shifts upon various types of sleep. The subjects studied were 9 guards who usually worked on an alternate-day shift system. The nighttime nap EEG (3:00-6:30) during the 24-hr on-duty period was recorded, and then the subsequent day sleep EEG (11:00 to spontaneous awakening) and(More)
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