Yoshio Nanba

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In Japan, neuropsychological assessment of dementing illnesses has been done mainly using Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and a revised version of Hasegawa Dementia Scale (HDS-R). However, because of a lack of appropriately designed test domains, early detection of senile dementia and/or cognitive impairment is hardly possible, even if using these(More)
Cerebral monoamine systems play important pathogenic roles in various psychiatric and neurologic diseases, such as depression, anxiety and swallowing disturbance. Hange-koboku-to, a Kampo (Japanese herbal) medicine, has been successfully used for the treatment of these disorders. To elucidate the mechanisms underlying its clinical efficacy for these(More)
A rare case of pseudomyxoma peritonei whose primary site was presumed to be the lung is reported. A 76-year-old woman was admitted to Hospital presenting with progressive abdominal distention. She had been admitted twice, 2 and 1 year previously for the evaluation of high plasma carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) level, of 11.6ng/ml. Chest computed tomography(More)
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