Shinichi Okabe

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Sudden death is common in patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA). In its early stages, the cerebellar presentation MSA-C can be indistinguishable from idiopathic late-onset cerebellar ataxia. We studied the hypoxic ventilatory response in MSA-C and idiopathic late-onset cerebellar ataxia patients. Six patients with idiopathic late-onset cerebellar(More)
BACKGROUND The treatment of unclippable vertebral artery (VA) aneurysms incorporating the posterior inferior cerebellar artery with parent artery preservation is among one of the most formidable challenges for cerebrovascular microsurgery and endovascular surgery. We propose that intracranial VA reconstruction using an extracranial VA-to-intracranial VA(More)
Minimally invasive stereotactic radiation therapy has become one of the promising options for treating patients with intracranial diseases. Among the currently available instruments, the CyberKnife system (Accuray Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) is a unique apparatus equipped with image-guided target locating system. Because this system does not rely on rigid frame(More)
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