Masuki Kobayashi

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OBJECTIVES Our goal was to localize lesions in poststroke depression patients using magnetic resonance imaging, based on the statistical parametric maps image analysis technique that can be used to combine image data from multiple participants and correlate these images with other data sets. METHODS Magnetic resonance imaging acquisitions were obtained(More)
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy(PEG)is useful for not only enteral nutrition but an early rehabilitation of oral intake. We perform PEG and rehabilitation consistently, and we also exchange a catheter after the patient is discharged from our hospital. Most patients undergo changing a PEG catheter at our hospital. So we can follow them for a long-term.(More)
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is the method of choice in patients requiring long-term enteral tube feeding. In patients with intrathecal baclofen infusion therapy (IBT) pump implantation, infection via the skin and soft tissue may be an issue of concern. The introducer technique for gastrostomy tube insertion may be useful in reducing the risk(More)
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