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PURPOSE To study the effect of a nitric oxide synthase inhibitor on tissue circulation in the optic nerve head (ONH) of conscious rabbits. METHODS N(G)-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester (L-NAME) (1, 10, or 100 mg/kg), D-NAME (10 mg/kg), or physiological saline was administered intravenously to albino rabbits. A quantitative index of blood velocity, the(More)
Intraductal oncocytic papillary neoplasm (IOPN) of the pancreas is a rare pancreatic tumor. To date, there have been three case reports of IOPN which showed strong positivity on 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET), raising the possibility of distinguishing IOPNs from other intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) using(More)
We herein report two patients with neurosarcoidosis presenting girdle sensation in the trunk and polyradiculoneuritis. The first patient, a 53-year-old woman, manifested subacute progressive paresthesia in all four limbs and below the Th 3 level with girdle sensation from the thorax to lower abdomen and mild weakness in the left upper limb and the bilateral(More)
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