Kuniko Ieda

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OBJECTIVE Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is an important cause of prenatal and neonatal morbidity, and neurologic abnormalities. Although several animal models of IUGR have been developed for scientific investigation, few models approximate the pathophysiology in human fetal growth failure resulting from pregnancy-induced hypertension and(More)
Fetal growth restriction (FGR) remains a cause of perinatal brain injury, sometimes leading to neurological and intellectual impairment. Although the mechanisms and pathophysiology of CNS injuries have not been elucidated completely, it is possible carbohydrate and energy metabolism may have an important role in the FGR brain. In this study, FGR was induced(More)
One invasive and 4 superficial bladder cancers were treated by local injection of absolute ethanol through an endoscope. With the patient placed in the lithotomy position, an endoscope was introduced after mucosal anesthesia with xylocaine jelly. According to the usual manner of retrograde catheterization, a 23G syringe needle attached to a 5F ureteral(More)
A rare case of metastatic renal tumor originating from a malignant mixed tumor of the submandibular gland is reported. The patient was a 45-year-old woman with hard masses palpated in the right upper arm and the right upper gluteal region. She had a history of surgical resection of a right submandibular tumor followed by radiotherapy in 1977. Biopsy(More)
Two patients with primary gastric lymphoma, diffuse lymphoma, a plasmacytoid variant of small cell type, with numerous intranuclear inclusions, are reported. In both cases, biopsy and surgical specimens showed diffuse proliferation of lymphoid cells having plasmacytoid features at different steps of maturation in lamina propria and submucosal layer. The(More)
Therapeutic hypothermia is recommended for moderate and severe neonatal encephalopathy, but is being applied to a wider range of neonates than originally envisaged. To examine the clinical use of therapeutic hypothermia, data collected during the first 3 years (2012-2014) of the Baby Cooling Registry of Japan were analysed. Of 485 cooled neonates, 96.5%(More)