Shuji Miyazaki

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The subjects were 106 SMIDS with epilepsy. They were classified into four epileptic syndromes: (1) SE-MISF (34.0%), (2) SGE (25.5%), (3) SLRE (20.7%), and (4) epileptic discharge-free patients (EDFP) (19.8%). Clinical electroencephalographic studies elucidated the following result: (1) The seizure disappearance rate was the highest in SLRE (54.5%), and it(More)
We discuss here the indication and complications of tracheostomy performed in 57 home-care pateints with severe motor and intellectual disabilities (SMID) during the past 13 years at our hospital. Thirty-five cases underwent tracheostomy following emergency endotracheal intubation for acute respiratory failure. Recently, the number of cases without(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to examine prognostic factors for seizures in 106 epileptic patients with SMIDS. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One-hundred-six epileptic patients with SMIDS were the subjects of this study. The study group consisted of 60 male and 46 female patients. The ages ranged from 4 to 61 years. They were all followed up for more than 4(More)
Mutations in a gene on the X-chromosome encoding methyl-CpG-binding protein 2 (MECP2) cause Rett syndrome. We examined clinical symptoms of 27 patients with Rett syndrome (aged 2 to 37 years), diagnosed by the criteria of the Rett Syndrome Diagnostic Criteria Work Group. having MECP2 gene mutations. Two novel MECP2 mutations, 119 del AG resulting in amino(More)
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