Toshiko Kinomoto

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A 53-year-old female was admitted with apathy, left sensory and motor disturbance, left homonymous hemianopsia, and dressing apraxia. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a huge mass markedly enhanced in and around the right trigone. Cerebral angiography revealed rich vascularity of the tumor mainly fed by the right anterior choroidal(More)
The authors report a case of moyamoya disease accompanied by arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Angiography demonstrated typical moyamoya vessels on the right and early changes of moyamoya disease on the left. A small AVM in the left frontal lobe supplied by a distal branch of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) was also revealed. The AVM was surgically(More)
The authors report a case of brain abscess following cerebral infarction. A 73-year-old man was admitted to our clinic with symptoms of right hemiparesis and total aphasia. CT scan revealed abnormal low density area in the left fronto-temporo-parietal region. Cerebral angiography demonstrated occlusion of the left middle cerebral artery at the M1 portion.(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of polaprezinc on morphologic change of the tongue epithelium and on cell cycle regulation of taste bud cells by using zinc-deficient rats, an animal model of taste disturbance. METHODS After 28 days of feeding with zinc-sufficient or -deficient diet, the rats fed a zinc-deficient diet were divided into four groups in(More)
Male Sprague-Dawley rats were subcutaneously administered 0.3 and 3.0 mg/kg/day of ethinylestradiol for 2 and 4 weeks. Two weeks treatment decreased body weight gain, food consumption, absolute weights of testis, epididymis, prostate and seminal vesicle, and relative weights of epididymis, prostate and seminal vesicle. On the other hand, it increased(More)
AIMS Acotiamide is the first-in-class drug for the treatment of functional dyspepsia. Although pharmacological and therapeutic actions of acotiamide are thought to be derived from its inhibitory effects on acetylcholinesterase (AChE), whether the concentration of acotiamide at the site of action is sufficient to inhibit AChE remains unclear. Since major(More)
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