Toshikatsu Tominaga

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STUDY DESIGN A prospective study of 22 patients with the syndrome of acute central cervical spinal cord injury with motor and sensory impairment involving only upper extremities (ACCSCI-U) was done from admission to the 2-year follow-up. OBJECTIVES To evaluate the course of neurologic function and to identify predictors of a good neurologic recovery in(More)
STUDY DESIGN Multicenter prospective study with a crossover design. PURPOSE The objective of this study is to compare the efficacy of limaprost alfadex (LP) and elcatonin (EL) for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) patients with concurrent osteoporosis. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE It has been increasingly important to improve quality of life by establishing(More)
BACKGROUND A clinical diagnosis support tool for lumbar spinal stenosis was developed by the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research. However, the use of this tool has not yet been validated. METHODS Patients with symptoms in the lower extremities and who visited the Department of Orthopedics initially were recruited to the study.(More)
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