Yo-Ichiro Kuma

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75 year old female who was hospitalized for abdominal pain and fever up on 12th May 1998. She had been followed as a polycystic kidney patient since few years. The swelling of the right kidney and her general condition became gradually worse. On 18th May, the embolization to the right kidney using pure alcohol and gelatin sponge was performed. Within a(More)
A new alpha 1-adrenergic receptor antagonist, KT-611 (naftopidil) antagonized dose dependently the contraction induced by agonists, noradrenaline and phenylephrine in the human prostatic tissue. KT-611 at a dosage of once or twice a day was evaluated for its effects on 49 patients with benign prostatic hypertrophy. The drug improved subjective and objective(More)
INTRODUCTION In this study, we aimed to examine the role of intermittent hypoxia (IH) in dentofacial morphologic changes in growing rats. METHODS Seven-week-old male rats were exposed to IH at 20 cycles per hour (nadir of 4% oxygen to peak of 21% oxygen) for 8 hours per day for 6 weeks. Control rats were exposed to normoxia (N). Maxillofacial growth was(More)
We report a case of idiopathic calcinosis of the scrotum. The patient was a 33-year-old male with a complaint of multiple scrotal nodules, from which white chalky materials occasionally broke out. The nodules were first noticed 17 years ago, and since then gradually increased in size and number. Sometimes he had felt itching on the scrotum, but otherwise he(More)
To patients with chronic complicated urinary tract infections (UTI) which were in compliance to the UTI standard, cefmenoxime (CMX) was given singly or in combination with cefsulodin (CFS) and efficacies of the respective preparations were examined. Of 53 patients examined, 40 were given CMX alone while 13 were given a combined preparation of CMX and CFS.(More)
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