Wataru Kohda

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OBJECTIVE Our objective was to describe the dynamic CT findings of acute cholangitis, especially early inhomogeneous enhancement of hepatic parenchyma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Inhomogeneous enhancement of hepatic parenchyma was retrospectively evaluated on dynamic CT in 406 consecutive patients without irregular fatty liver or multiple hepatic tumors.(More)
We examined the pain-relieving effects in five patients who underwent percutaneous osteoplasty (POP) for pain caused by metastatic bone tumors in the pelvis and femur. Pain intensity, improvement of walking, and complications associated with POP were evaluated. Pain was measured using a numerical rating scale (NRS), with scores ranging from 0 (no pain) to(More)
Male Wistar rats were divided into two groups. The controls (CN) were kept at a constant ambient temperature (Ta) of 24 degrees C throughout the experiment. Heat-acclimated rats (HA) were subjected to Ta of 33 degrees C in the last half of the dark phase for 16 consecutive days. After the schedule was terminated, hypothalamic temperature (Thy), oxygen(More)
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