Masayuki Hashimoto

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Osteopontin (OPN) is expressed in many tissues during inflammatory responses. After spinal cord injury, microglia expresses OPN at the site of injury during the early to subacute stages. However, the function of OPN in spinal cord injury is not well understood. This study examines the responses of OPN knock-out (KO) and wild-type (WT) mice to spinal cord(More)
INTRODUCTION Pulmonary venous aneurysm (PVA) is a candidate for surgery because of the risk of rupture and continued growth even if the patient does not develop mitral valve disorders. PRESENTATION OF CASE We report the case of PVA that continued to increase in size throughout a 17-year observational period. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION The location and(More)