PhD T. Ichikawa MD

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Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) produces contrast among different kinds of tissues according to their diffusibility characteristics. The purpose of our study was to evaluate the role of DWI including measurement of apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) values in recognizing benignancy or malignancy of orbital masses. A total of 39 orbital masses were(More)
A comparison was made of the effects of a nonsulfhydryl compound, vitamin U (methylme-thioninesulfonium chloride, MMSC), and a sulfhydryl compound, cysteine (Cys), with regard to the inducement of acute gastric mucosal damage in the presence and absence ofN-ethylmaleimide (NEM), a sulfhydryl-blocking reagent. The effects of MMSC, Cys, or NEM on gastric(More)
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