Kennichi Kikumoto

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As a part of the study to prevent West syndrome (WS) by early treatment, we assessed what kind of epilepsy developed in infants who showed epileptic discharges in early infancy. EEG examinations were performed on 116 infants born from 1997 to September 2004, both before and after 3 months of corrected age (CA). We divided 45 infants who showed epileptic(More)
Mednick et al and O'Callaghan et al have recently reported that individuals exposed to the 1957 A2 influenza pandemic during their second trimester in utero are at risk for later schizophrenia. In this study, we determined whether their findings could be reproducible in a Japanese sample. In Japan, there were two waves of the 1957 A2 influenza pandemic; the(More)
PURPOSE This study was intended to clarify the relation between spasms in series and a suppression-burst (SB) EEG pattern which have a common nature of repetitive bursting activity in epileptic encephalopathy in early infancy. METHODS The ictal EEG traces of spasms were temporally compressed and expanded to study the beginning and ending phases of series(More)
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