Koichi Taniguchi

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system in order to enhance the clarity of the sound. However, we require performing further improvements to the control system in order to enable the robot to autonomously improve the quality of the sound during the flute performance. For this purpose, we proposed to implement an auditory feedback control system on the flutist robot. The proposed system is(More)
A 61-year-old female underwent right hemihepatectomy and caudate lobectomy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma in 1999. Ten years later, increasing serum carbohydrate 19-9 was detected by routine follow-up. Subsequent positron emission tomography revealed an asymptomatic lesion in the right 11th rib. As the mass steadily grew in size, the lesion was resected en(More)
BACKGROUND The delayed release of serum cardiac markers such as creatine kinase isoenzyme MB and equivocal early electrocardiographic changes have hampered a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in the early phase after its onset. Therefore, a reliable serum biochemical marker for the diagnosis of AMI in the very early phase is desirable. (More)