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Health risks among Japanese men with moderate body mass index
BACKGROUND: Despite the westernized lifestyle, most Japanese are not prominently obese. As their obesity may be obscured, we want to further explore central fat distribution and health risks amongExpand
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Aneurysms arising from the proximal (A1) segment of the anterior cerebral artery. A study of 38 cases.
This study reviews aneurysms of the proximal segment (A1) of the anterior cerebral artery in 38 patients (23 men and 15 women) and their surgical, angiographic, and clinical management. Thirty-sevenExpand
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Vascular anomalies associated with aneurysms of the anterior communicating artery: microsurgical observations.
Direct operations were performed on 206 patients with aneurysms of the anterior communicating artery (ACoA) using a bifrontal craniotomy and an interhemispheric approach. A total of 44 (21.4%) ofExpand
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Relation between breastfeeding and the prevalence of asthma : the Tokorozawa Childhood Asthma and Pollinosis Study.
Many risk factors for asthma have been proposed including age, gender (male), smoking, and family history of asthma. The importance of breastfeeding to childhood asthma is a controversial issue. TheExpand
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Regional cerebral blood flow with age: changes in rCBF in childhood.
Changes in cerebral blood flow (CBF) and regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) throughout the entire age range including childhood were reported. The CBF in grey matter of children was markedly higherExpand
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Clinical course, surgical management, and long-term outcome of moyamoya patients with rebleeding after an episode of intracerebral hemorrhage: An extensive follow-Up study.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Revascularization surgery for moyamoya patients is believed to prevent cerebral ischemic attacks by improving cerebral blood flow. However, measures preventing the occurrenceExpand
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Subarachnoid hemorrhage of unknown cause.
After the institution of computed tomography (CT), 814 cases of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) were treated during a period of 6 years and 9 months (April 1978 through December 1984). In 9Expand
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A case of moyamoya disease accompanied by an arteriovenous malformation.
It is well known that moyamoya disease sometimes is accompanied by cerebral aneurysm; however, no case of moyamoya disease with arteriovenous malformation has previously been published. We reportExpand
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Predominant Involvement of Ipsilateral Anterior and Posterior Circulations in Moyamoya Disease
Background and Purpose— We encountered several patients with childhood onset of moyamoya disease in whom the ipsilateral anterior and posterior circulations were predominantly involved. This studyExpand
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Coffee drinking and serum gamma-glutamyltransferase: an extended study of Self-Defense Officials of Japan.
PURPOSE To examine the effect of coffee drinking on serum gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) level in relation to alcohol drinking, smoking, and degree of obesity in middle-aged Japanese men. METHODSExpand
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