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OBJECTIVE The goal of this study was to know the fate of albuminuria in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes under tight blood pressure and glycemic control. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Patients having normoalbuminuria (urinary albumin excretion <30 mg/g creatinine, n = 179) or microalbuminuria (albumin excretion 30-299 mg/g creatinine, n = 94) at(More)
A case of intracerebellar tuberculoma is described in which a tuberculoma was removed successfully through the administration of antituberculous agents, and a full recovery was obtained. The patient was a 3-year-old boy who had been receiving antituberculous agents for about 4 months because of acute inflammation followed by osteomyelitis of his right big(More)
Primary arachnoid cyst in adults seems to be relatively rare. Our case was a 42-year-old female, who complained of diplopia, dizziness, mild headache, and showed papilledema. Right carotid angiograms revealed the characteristic findings. Right fronto-parietal craniotomy was then performed. In the operation, a large, thin walled cyst was found on the surface(More)
In an attempt to study the use and value in ventriculography of meglumine iocarmate (Dimer-X), previously accepted as a water soluble contrast medium safe for myelography, we have conducted animal experiments to compare Dimer-X with megulumine iothalamate (Conray 60) and meglumine diatrizoate (Angiografin). We also made clinical studies of Dimer-X. In the(More)
This patients is a 48-day-old girl, born as the third child from a 29-year-old healthy mother. The pregnancy was uneventful, and the delivery was normal. Right after birth, she had episode of asphyxia for several minutes. Her weight of birth was 2,600 g, and the head circumference was 30.4 cm. Dyspnea and cyanosis after feeding were noted on the second day.(More)