Kenji Ichiji

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BACKGROUND Pregabalin is a well-accepted treatment option for patients with neuropathic pain. However, the therapeutic efficacy of pregabalin for reducing the incidence of spinal surgery to treat leg symptoms in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis remains unknown. The purpose of this study was to analyze the therapeutic efficacy of pregabalin for reducing(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of pregabalin in patients with leg symptoms due to lumbar spinal stenosis. Study subjects were classified into two groups according to their pharmacotherapy: the pregabalin group, treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug and pregabalin combination therapy, and the control group,(More)
A 22-year-old woman presented with complaints of severe pain in a wide region of the thoracolumbar spine. She developed severe pain in the thoracolumbar spine region 2 months after her first delivery and was referred 1 month later. A lateral thoracic X-ray showed depressed degenerative vertebrae (T7, T9). One month after the initial examination, thoracic(More)
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