Shigeru Nakata

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The RNASEL gene on chromosome 1q25 has been identified as a prostate cancer susceptibility gene. We screened for RNASEL germline mutations in familial prostate cancer patients, and performed a case-control study to examine the association of specific variants with prostate cancer risk in the Japanese. Three variants within the RNASEL gene, G282A, G1385A and(More)
We examined alteration of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in a case of Alzheimer's disease (AD) patient with musical hallucination. To detect regions related to musical hallucination, single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging of the patient and nine sex, age, and cognitive function-matched AD patients without delusions and(More)
UNLABELLED The purpose of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of SPECT during temporary carotid balloon occlusion testing and to evaluate the changes in regional cerebral blood flow (CBF) and regional cerebral perfusion reserve (CPR) after permanent carotid occlusion. METHODS Temporary balloon occlusion testing was performed on 40 patients (24 head(More)
BACKGROUND Clinical and pathological features of familial prostate cancer patients were examined. METHODS We compared 7 pairs (14 patients) of familial prostate cancer patients (Group F) with those of 1741 prostate cancer patients diagnosed in around Gunma Prefecture between 1987 and 1993 (Group G). Relative survival rates were compared because the(More)
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