Takaaki Ishii

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GBS scale with four subscales and 26 total items is a behavior rating scale for dementia syndromes, and is now being used as one of the measures to assess the effects of drug therapy in dementia in Japan. In this article, the reliability and validity of the Japanese version of GBS Scale (GBSS-J) in 246 patients with dementia are examined. Two pairs of(More)
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE-To investigate relationships among plaque formation, increasing intima-media thickness, and age, we examined ultrasonographically carotid arteries of subjects who had no major atherosclerotic risk factors and who ranged in age from young adults to centenarians. METHODS We studied 319 healthy subjects (154 men, 165 women;(More)
A 52-year-old woman is described, whose clinical features were typical of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease except for the presence of optic atrophy. Serial CT scans showed rapid development of brain atrophy early in the course. Postmortem examination revealed extensive degeneration of the cerebral and cerebellar white matter and of the optic nerves in addition to(More)
Sleep disturbance of patients with end-stage renal disease was examined in a sample of 127 patients receiving hemodialysis (HD) therapy. The results indicate that sleep disturbance occurs quite often. Especially, there was a high incidence of sleep disturbance with prolonged HD therapy and with advancing age, and that somatic complications due to long-term(More)
BACKGROUND There has been remarkable progress in systemic chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer due to the widespread use of irinotecan, oxaliplatin, anti-vascular endothelial growth factor antibody, and anti-epidermal growth factor receptor antibody. It is important to continue treatment with the optimal combination of these drugs and prolong(More)
  • T Ono, T Ishii
  • 1991
It is well known that multicystic encephalomalacia results in a severe neurological deficit and psychomotor retardation. The authors reported the case of a 30-year-old man with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome who had multicystic encephalomalacia in CT and MRI but whose neurological deficit was not serious. It is possible that the forceps delivery caused MCE and(More)
The Japanese version of the GBS Scale (GBSS-J) was administered to 246 elderly patients with dementia in a geriatric hospital to test the inter-rater reliability and validity of the items and the subscales of the GBSS-J. The inter-rater reliability of the 26 items was tested by rating 20 patients. After the raters conferred with each other how to rate the(More)
With respect to prostatectomies carried out in clinic since the opening of the Kinki University Hospital in 1975, incontinence after prostatectomy was investigated with 470 patients as subjects for whom a follow-up study after the operation was possible. Also, the usefulness of the urodynamic tests for diagnosing underlying diseases was investigated. 1)(More)
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