Kiyoko Yamamoto

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In patients on dialysis, the most common cause of death is cardiovascular disease. This is caused, at least in part, by excessive vascular calcification. Studies that have examined coronary calcification have been published, but these measurements require expensive equipment. Here, we used computed tomography to determine aortic calcification and evaluated(More)
We describe a 35-year-old woman with Down's syndrome who was admitted to a clinic with anorexia and vomiting. Since laboratory findings showed anemia (Hb 7.4 g/dl) and thrombocytopenia (0.5 × 10⁴/μl), she was transferred to our hospital for treatment. Further laboratory examinations revealed schistocytes, LDH elevation, and a negative Coombs' test.(More)
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