Youko Eguchi

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The patient was a 76-year-old woman with angina, and diagnosed as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) by preoperative blood examination. High-dose transvenous gamma-globulin (0.3 g/kg/day) therapy was subsequently conducted for 4 days before operation. Platelet count increased from 5.3 x 10(4)/mm3 to 19.9 x 10(4)/mm3, and thus coronary artery bypass(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to assess N-acetyl aspartate changes in the thalamus in patients with osteoarthritis of the hip using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy. METHODS Nine patients with osteoarthritis of the hip (symptomatic group, nine women; mean age 61.4 years (48 to 78)) and nine healthy volunteers (control group, six men,(More)
BACKGROUND Urinary incontinence is one of the most common complications occurring after radical prostatectomy. We evaluated the efficacy of clenbuterol, a selective beta 2-adrenoceptor agonist, in the treatment of incontinence occurring after radical prostatectomy, using urodynamic assessment. METHODS Fourteen men (mean age, 68 years) with(More)
A 47-year-old man presented to our hospital after suffering transient loss of consciousness and falling to the floor. On admission, his Glasgow Coma Scale score was 11 (E3V3M5), and he exhibited restlessness. Blood examination revealed hyperthyroidism. Computed tomography showed slight traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage. He developed fever and tachycardia,(More)
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