Kouichi Kato

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The inhibitory effects of deep brain stimulation (DBS) were investigated in a rat model of kainic acid (KA)-induced limbic status epilepticus. Wistar rats were injected with 1.0 microg KA into the left amygdala after stereotactic implantation of a guide cannula and electrodes. Bipolar rectangular pulses of 0.1 msec duration and 0.1-0.3 mA amplitude were(More)
A 75-year-old male was hit by a car, when riding a bicycle. The diagnosis of acute epidural hematoma was made based on computed tomography (CT) findings of lentiform hematoma in the left temporal region. On admission he had only moderate occipitalgia and amnesia of the accident, so conservative therapy was administered. Thirty-three hours later, he suddenly(More)
The authors describe a case of choroid plexus hemangioma in a 49-year-old male. Computed tomographic scan showed an isodense mass at the trigone of the right lateral ventricle with homogeneous enhancement. He also displayed a port-wine nevus on the ipsilateral side of the face. At operation, the tumor was found not to adhere to the lateral ventricular wall(More)
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