Naotake Iketani

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The present study is a retrospective investigation of falls and the risk factor for falls among 84 blind elderly residents of a nursing home for the blind over a period of 2 years. During these 2 years, 20 residents (24%) experienced falls, and 6 (7%) of them sustained bone fractures. An investigation of risk factors for falls revealed a relation between(More)
PURPOSE To assess the significance of the components of the electrically evoked response. METHODS Twenty-three normal subjects, six patients with macular holes, and three patients with retinal artery occlusion were tested. The electrically evoked responses were recorded from an occipital electrode by applying an electric current of 0.3 mA-2.0 mA with a(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study aimed to clarify the efficacy of decoding training focusing on the correspondence between written symbols and their readings for children with difficulty reading hiragana (Japanese syllabary). METHODS Thirty-five children with difficulty reading hiragana were selected from among 367 first-grade elementary school students using(More)
The Electrically Evoked Response (EER) was analyzed in 7 patients with macular holes in order to determine whether EER reflects macular function. The EER was recorded from an occipital electrode (Oz) by applying a constant electric current of 1.0 mA with a duration of 5 msec and frequency of 1.85 Hz. In five patients with unilateral complete break of(More)
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