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PURPOSE Meckel's diverticulum (MD) has various clinical manifestations, and diagnosis or selectection of proper diagnostic tools is not easy. This study was conducted in order to assess the clinical differences of MD diagnosed by scintigraphic and non-scintigraphic methods and to find the proper diagnostic tools. METHODS We conducted a retrospective(More)
PURPOSE We reviewed retrospectively our experiences with children with intractable epilepsy who were indicated for a modified Atkins diet (MAD). METHODS Twenty children (8 female, 12 male) who were aged 2-17 years with intractable epilepsy and tried the MAD between September 2008 and December 2010 were enrolled. Outcome measures included seizure(More)
One hundred eighty-eight asymptomatic addicts were studied to determine the frequency of a history of hepatitis (previous episodes of jaundice), abnormalities of liver tests (serum bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, serum albumin, serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase) and incidence of HB-Ag and HB-Ab. Seventy-four were white and 114 were nonwhite. A history(More)
Excessive sustained activation of glutamate receptors can kill neurons, particularly under conditions of reduced energy, availability and increased oxidative stress(1). This phenomenon, which is called excitotoxicity, can be dramatically demonstrated by exposing cultured neurons to high concentrations of glutamate and by exposing animals to excitotoxins(More)
The motor injury were took damage of the cerebral motor cortex, premotor cortex, motor pathway(motor tract) and related fibers, cerebrumandcerebellumpassage between the association pathways in the ischemic and/or hemorrhagic caused stroke(1). Especially, an experimental method that middle cerebral artery occlusion(MCAo) in the focal ischemic brain damage(More)
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