Mitsuhiko Nambu

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BACKGROUND : The aim of this study is to compare asthma controller therapy in children between Europe and Japan. MATERIALS AND METHODS : A questionnaire-based survey was conducted at the 2007 annual meeting of the European Respiratory Society held in Stockholm. In total, 120 answers were collected from European doctors. We divided Europe into 5 areas:(More)
A 14-year-old female had repeated vomiting, headache, abdominal pain, visual field deficit and lethargy at the onset of hypertensive encephalopathy. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) test revealed a high level of IgG and protein. MRI demonstrated no supratentorial cerebral lesions but hyperintense lesions were observed from the lower pons to the Th8 level of spinal(More)
BACKGROUND : The aim of this study is to investigate relationships between fungal colonization in the house and IgE sensitization to fungi, and to clarify the effects of house care in relation to fungi. MATERIALS AND METHODS : We measured levels of fungi in the houses of 52 allergic children. Of these, 32 children displayed detectable levels of IgE (≥0.35(More)
We report of an infant with neonatal glycogen storage disease type IV (GSD IV) who was examined for severe hypotonia and cardiomyopathy. On the muscle biopsy there were many fibers with diastase-resistant polyglucosan bodies. Glycogen branching enzyme (GBE1) activity in the muscle was markedly reduced. The infant had a homozygous single nucleotide deletion(More)
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