Michihiro Kibe

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The authors report the case of a 43-year-old woman with a venous malformation of the mesencephalon occluding the sylvian aqueduct. Neuroradiological investigations suggested aqueductal stenosis, while the presence of a venous malformation was diagnosed by both magnetic resonance imaging and an angiogram, and was visualized using a neuroendoscope. This is(More)
BACKGROUND The effect of revascularization surgery for a patient with moyamoya disease remains controversial. CASE DESCRIPTION A 60-year-old man presented with bleeding from asymptomatic moyamoya vessels 10 years after prophylactic revascularization surgery. Cerebral angiography 10 years after the surgery demonstrated that the bilateral direct anastomoses(More)
A new, flexible fiberoptic ventriculoscope for observation of the ventricles and major cisterns is reported. This device has been safely used to examine patients with obstructive hydrocephalus due to lesions within the lateral and third ventricles or to congenital aqueductal stenosis. With this instrument, a pineal tumor protruding into the third ventricle(More)
Administration of 2-Br- alpha-ergocryptine (bromocriptine = CB-154) in combination with an estrogen-receptor blocking agent tamoxifen were performed in two patients with prolactinoma and non-functioning adenoma, respectively. Case 1 was a 50-year-old male with hyperprolactinemia, impaired pituitary function and visual disorders, in whom a large invasive(More)
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