Mizuho Sawai

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Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) is a rare condition in which pneumocysts develop in the submucosa or subserosa of the colon. We report herein a case of PCI induced by the alpha-glucosidase inhibitor (alphaGI) miglitol. There have been 9 recorded cases of PCI induced by other alphaGIs, but this is the first report of miglitol causing PCI. The PCI(More)
In this study, we elucidated the efficacy of our prophylactic method for wound infection in pull-percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). The total 29 patients received the pull-PEG. The first 8 patients received the oral sterilization with povidone iodine and antibiotics at the time of pull-PEG (Group-I). The frequency of wound infection in this group(More)
Water intake (drinking water and water from food) and urinary output in rhesus (Macaca mulatta) and cynomolgus monkey (M. fascicularis) watered ad libitum in individual cage were examined with 52 animals. The animal room was maintained at 25 +/- 2 degrees C and 55 +/- 10% with relative humidity, being lit at 12 hours interval. Water intake was found in wide(More)
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