Tetsuyuki Hirayama

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The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy, safety, and concentration of meropenem in cerebrospinal fluid when meropenem (2 g every 8 h) was administered to Japanese adult patients with bacterial meningitis. Five Japanese patients (mean age 60.6 years [range 35-71]) were enrolled. Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae (three patients), Streptococcus(More)
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) is a systemic disorder transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait and is characterized by deposits of protein fibrils in various organs leading to physiologic dysfunction. In cases with FAP in Japanese endemic foci, their signs and symptoms often develop before the age of 40 years. We report on two elderly patients (an(More)
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