Masafumi Saiki

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BACKGROUND Taking an advantage of the high sensitivity of 3D T2*-weighted gradient-recalled-echo (GRE) imaging to cerebral microbleeds, we investigated the relationship between cerebral microbleeds and leukoaraiosis. METHODS Participants aged 40 years or more have been evaluated for the presence of cerebral microbleeds using 3D T2*-GRE sequence since(More)
Gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage is a lethal complication of portal hypertension. Liver cirrhosis is often the principal cause of the portal hypertensive state. Malignant tumors coexist with portal hypertension in some cases. Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is likely to become metastatic. Liver is a frequent site of cancer metastasis, but diffuse(More)
The patient was a 55-year-old man who had been on hemodialysis for 6 years for diabetic nephropathy. He was clinically diagnosed with pulmonary tuberculosis with extrapulmonary lesion after 3 years of chronic fever. His fever subsided immediately after the beginning of antituberculosis drug therapy and the antituberculosis drugs were discontinued 3 days(More)
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