Nobuyoshi Motohashi

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P-A cephalometric analysis was performed on the craniofacial morphology in 88 Brazilian men with nonoperated and operated cleft lip and palate. For the comparative study, these subjects were divided into the following four groups: (1) 31 nonoperated unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP), (2) 24 nonoperated bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP), (3) 16(More)
Longitudinal dento-skeletal changes in unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) patients following maxillary distraction osteogenesis using the rigid external distraction device (RED) were analyzed. Twelve Japanese non-syndromic UCLP patients who underwent maxillary distraction at the mean age of 16.4 years were used as subjects. Serial sets of lateral(More)
A case of tuberculous brain infection following tuberculous meningitis in a 67-year-old man is presented. It was located in an old cerebral infarct associated with left internal carotid artery occlusion. CT demonstrated capsule enhancement in the left temporal area after iodinated contrast medium. Chemotherapy with INH, RFP and SM diminished the lesion and(More)
The collapsed maxillary alveolar arch in bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) patients was quantitatively evaluated by three dimensional analysis. Materials were consisted of alveolar models taken from 15 Japanese boys (11 years old) with BCLP. The findings obtained were as follows: 1. Examination of the alveolar displacement in individual BCLP patients(More)