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Nocturnal sleep was examined in 12 patients with degenerative diseases involving the brain stem and in 2 patients with late cerebellar cortical atrophy (LCCA). A peculiar sleep state, characterized by the concomitant appearance of a low-voltage mixed frequency EEG, rapid eye movements (REMs) and tonic EMG in mental muscles, repeatedly appeared during(More)
Fm theta occurred not only during mental tests in the waking state but also during nocturnal sleep in which it was most frequent during REM and secondarily most frequent during stage 1 of NREM sleep. As for the inner experience of the subjects, they frequently reported dream and distinct mentations on awakening from REM sleep whether or not it was(More)
An intramuscular preparation of imipenem/cilastatin (IPM/CS, 500 mg/500 mg) was administered to 59 patients with complicated urinary tract infections (UTI; cystitis and pyelonephritis) to evaluate its efficacy and safety. The obtained results are summarized as follows: In patients with cystitis, evaluations based on daily frequencies of administration were(More)
Refractory hypoxemia as a complication of right ventricular infarction is rare. A 74-year-old man developed persistent hypoxemia due to right-to-left interatrial shunting through a patent foramen ovale during the acute phase of right ventricular infarction. Short-term percutaneous transvenous closure of the patent foramen ovale with a large balloon(More)
Cefmenoxime (CMX) was intravenously administered to 106 patients with complicated urinary tract infection at a daily dose of 2-4 g for 5 days. An excellent response in overall clinical efficacy was seen in 15 cases (18.3%), a moderate response in 46 cases (56.1%) and poor response in 21 cases (25.6%). Pyuria was cleared in 20 cases (24.4%), decreased in 22(More)
A second-generation direct-acting antiviral agent, simeprevir, now provides a new treatment option for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with good safety profile in combination with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. We herein report a rare case of severe liver injury under simeprevir plus pegylated interferon/ribavirin therapy. We initiated this therapy(More)
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