Takashi Shimazu

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Serum urate and sodium concentrations were measured in 23 patients with acute viral and bacterial meningitis. Serum urate level was 3.0 +/- 0.2 mg/dl (mean +/- S.D.) (3.6 +/- 1.2 mg/dl in male and 2.5 +/- 0.9 mg /dl in female) on admission, but gradually elevated with improvements of meningitis. It turned to 4.8 +/- 0.2 mg/dl after recovery, and the value(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the short-term and long-term prognostic impacts of acute phase coronary collaterals to occluded infarct-related arteries (IRA) after ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) era. DESIGN A prospective observational study. SETTING Osaka Acute Coronary Insufficiency Study (OACIS) in(More)
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