Tohru Kawahara

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The purpose of this study was to examine whether glucosamine has an antirheumatic effect in a randomized placebo-controlled study.The subjects were 51 rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients: 25 patients in the glucosamine group and 26 patients in the placebo group. Glucosamine hydrochloride at a daily dose of 1,500 mg and placebo, respectively, were(More)
BACKGROUND Granulomatous interstitial nephritis (GIN) is a rare renal disease, and its etiology remains unknown. We report recurrent GIN in renal allograft successfully treated with everolimus (EVR). CASE REPORT A 22-year-old man with GIN received a kidney from his mother. On follow-up 8 months later, his serum creatinine level was increased, from 1.3(More)
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