Tomoaki Mitoma

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An anti-aging effect may be obtained by skin application of tea catechins (Camellia sinensis) since they have high ultraviolet (UV)-protection activity. In this study, the skin permeation of catechin (C), epicatechin (EC), epigallocatechin (EGC), epicatechin gallate (ECg) and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCg) was determined and compared, and the effect of(More)
Computerized tomography (CT) and endoscopy were used for the objective evaluation of velopharyngeal closure. In 19 patients with cleft palates and 9 normal subjects, CT scans of the velopharynx were made both at rest and during vowel phonation with a scanning time of 3.0 seconds and slicing width of 3 mm. At the same time, endoscopic observations of the(More)
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