Kyoko Okada

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A 37-year-old woman with a history of transphenoidal surgery and gamma knife treatment for prolactinoma was admitted because of pneumoniae with hyponatremia (Na 109 mmol/l). After the careful correction of the serum sodium level within 15 mmol/l/day, the patient developed parkinsonism. MRI of the brain disclosed a signal increase in the bilateral basal(More)
Aim To compare the long-term outcome of photodynamic therapy (PDT) with that of intravitreal bevacizumab (IVB) for myopic choroidal neovascularisations (mCNVs). Methods 24 eyes were selected from 40 consecutive patients with mCNV, and the patients were divided into Group A, consisting of 12 eyes treated by PDT, and Group B, consisting of 12 eyes treated by(More)
PURPOSE To determine the correlation between the changes in the central retinal sensitivity and the changes in the foveal thickness (FT) after photodynamic therapy (PDT) for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). METHODS Nineteen eyes of 19 patients with choroidal neovasularizations (CNVs) secondary to AMD were studied. The pretreatment values of the(More)
OBJECTIVES This prospective, pharmacokinetic study was done to investigate the impact of telaprevir plasma trough concentration (Ctrough) in the early stage of treatment on the response to telaprevir-based triple therapy for chronic hepatitis C patients. METHODS Participants were 70 chronic hepatitis C patients infected with genotype 1. All patients(More)
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is not so common, and anaplastic lymphoma kinase protein (ALK)-negative ALCL is rare and has a low survival rate. We report a case of a 31-year-old Japanese man diagnosed with HIV-associated ALK-negative ALCL who presented with long-lasting fever of unknown origin. The(More)
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