Yasuko Koga

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Previous studies showed that food craving in eating disorders can be weakened with high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) on the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex (DLPFC). The aims of this study were to assess cerebral oxygenation change induced with rTMS and to assess the short-term impact of rTMS on food craving and other(More)
The recording of the objective pulse diagnosis was performed and the meridian points were selected from this recording. The proper meridian points (five element points) according to the five element theory and the improper points (non-five element points) were stimulated. Pain threshold was elevated by the stimulation of five element points and not raised(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the ability of sphincter electromyography (EMG) and post-void residual urine volume (PVR) during a free-flow study and a pressure-flow study (PFS) for distinguishing multiple system atrophy (MSA) from Parkinson's disease (PD). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 241 case records; both urodynamic study and sphincter EMG were(More)
BACKGROUND Autonomic urinary dysfunction affects patients with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP); however, the severity and prevalence of urinary dysfunctions in these patients compared with those observed in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and multiple system atrophy (MSA) are unknown. OBJECTIVE We compared urinary dysfunction characteristics(More)
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