Tetsuji Fujita

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BACKGROUND Although biofeedback treatment is reported to be useful for patients with mild hypertension as an adjunct to medication, it is not certain whether the presence of organ damage affects its efficacy. The aim of this study is to clarify the clinical effects of biofeedback on mild hypertension in the absence and presence of organ damage. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are the leading mesenchymal neoplasia in the gastrointestinal tract, but GIST arising from the rectum is rare. When a secondary neoplasia coexists in the vicinity of a rectal GIST, more aggressive treatment strategies may be needed to cure the diseases. PRESENTATION OF CASE We herein describe a(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to compare blood pressure (BP) biofeedback treatment (BF) effects between white-coat hypertension and essential hypertension. METHODS Fifteen white-coat hypertensive out-patients and 23 essential hypertensive out-patients were randomly assigned to groups A or B. Subjects in group A underwent BF once a week for a(More)
OBJECTIVE Although biofeedback has been reported to be efficacious in the treatment of hypertension, the degree of response has varied. This study investigated the mechanisms of blood pressure reduction by biofeedback. METHOD Thirty outpatients with essential hypertension (10 men and 20 women) aged 38 to 65 years were studied. Subjects were randomly(More)