Kiyotaka Nose

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The efficacy of acupuncture and moxibustion treatment was examined on eight female patients with refractory interstitial cystitis (IC) who had been treated conservatively with hydrodistension, intravesical instillation of dimethyl sulfoxide, or oral medication. These patients had received hydrodistension on an average of 2.3±1.8 times. Moxa needles were(More)
The authors examined the possibility of assessing cerebral damage with phosphorus-31 magnetic resonance (MR) spectroscopy in 24 patients (three infants, four children older than age 5 years, and 17 adults) who met the adult criteria for brain death. In all patients except patient 3 (an infant 8 months old), inorganic phosphate with phosphodiester was(More)
We have used the musculocutaneous (MC) flap to treat 4 patients with chronic empyema secondary to pulmonary tuberculosis. Subjects were 4 male patients aged 72.8 in average. The period of illness was 10 months at the shortest and 15 years at the longest. All of the patients had been introduced to our department after open drainage thoracostomy. Two patients(More)
A 51-year-old man presented with headache, vomiting and exophthalmus. Neurological examination revealed anosmia, papilledema, decrease in visual acuity, and disability in ocular movement. MRI showed a huge mass which occupied the whole nasal cavity and compressed the frontal lobe upwards and the eyes laterally. CT revealed an extensive bony destruction of(More)
A 15-month old child visited our hospital with the chief complaint of macroscopic hematuria. Intravenous pyelography (i.v.p.) revealed a right renal stone (20 x 18 mm) with hydronephrosis and hydroureter. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) was performed twice using a SEMENSE LITHOSTER for the stone. A cardboard and a towel were used to protect the(More)
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