In order to asses congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection in Korea, five hundred and seventy five pregnant women (mean age 29.5 +/- 3.8 yrs., mean gestational age at test 37.5 +/- 6.7 weeks) visiting the prenatal clinic at Severance Hospital, Seoul, Korea were studied. CMV IgG antibody was present in 96% (552/575) and IgM antibody was present in 0.7%… (More)
Many types of human malignant tumor have been reported to amplify transforming growth factor-beta 1 (TGF-beta 1) gene and overexpress its protein. However, little work has been done about the content of TGF-beta 1 protein in tissue and blood of patients with malignant tumors. TGF-beta 1 protein of tissue (n = 29) and serum TGF-beta 1 levels in patients with… (More)
Intermittent administrations of dopaminergic agents in hemiparkinsonian rat enhances the behavioral response to subsequent administration of the drugs. This phenomenon is known as "priming" and thought as comparable to drug-induced dyskinesia in patients with Parkinson's disease. We investigated the behavioral and electrophysiological changes in… (More)
A 47-year-old man had suffered oscillopsia associated with palatal myoclonus for 10 years. High-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed a cryptic vascular malformation within the "Guillain-Mollaret triangle" which was thought to be the responsible lesion.