Naoyuki Samejima

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A case is reported of glioblastoma multiforme (GM) of the cerebellum associated with an intracerebellar hemorrhage. A 54-year-old male was admitted to our hospital with sudden onset of headache and nausea. CT scan showed right intracerebellar hemorrhage. The patient received conservative therapy and was discharged without any neurological deficits. However(More)
Little is known about genetic risk factors for idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). We examined whether a copy number loss in intron 2 of the SFMBT1 gene could be a genetic risk for shunt-responsive, definite iNPH. Quantitative and digital PCR analyses revealed that 26.0% of shunt-responsive definite iNPH patients (n = 50) had such a genetic(More)
A 26-year-old female with NF2 underwent removal of an acoustic schwannoma via extended retrosigmoid approach with subtonsillar placement of the auditory brainstem implant. The patient had already shown palsy of the lower cranial nerves on the opposite side due to previous surgery. Differing from conventional routes such as the translabyrinthine and the(More)
In this article, the authors describe the current state of the auditory brainstem implant (ABI), comparing it to that of the cochlear implant (CI). The CI restores hearing by stimulating the cochlear nerve in the cochlea in patients whose deafness has been caused by inner ear disease; the ABI restores hearing by stimulating the cochlear nucleus of the(More)
A prospective randomised multicentre clinical study was undertaken for 2 years and 3 months from November 1982, with the aim of examining the significance of using a combination of ftorafur (FT) and tamoxifen (TAM) for post-operative adjuvant therapy of breast cancer. Patients had either stage II or stage IIIa disease, were age 75 or below and had undergone(More)
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