Tomoshige Kikkawa

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Case reports of nontraumatic arterial dissection of the anterior cerebral artery (ACA) have recently increased. The aim of this study was to investigate the neuroradiologic and clinical features of ACA dissection based on a series of collected cases. METHODS The cases of 18 patients with a diagnosis of ACA dissection based on(More)
Background. Intra-operative monitoring of the position of the central sulcus (CS) is indispensable to properly treat a peri-motor cortex lesion. Noninvasive preoperative studies for identification of CS are also needed for choosing the optimal operative procedure. Magneto-encephalography (MEG) has recently been introduced for non-invasive preoperative(More)
OBJECTIVE Ischemic stroke and hyperperfusion (HP) are the most frequent and important complications in carotid artery stenosis surgery. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has replaced carotid endarterectomy in high medical risk patients. Prior to CAS, initial angiographic findings disclose a small caliber internal carotid artery (IC) due to stenosis, but after(More)
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