Yukishige Yanagawa

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Carrier detection for 12 women and prenatal diagnosis for six fetuses in Japanese families with a patient with Menkes disease (MNK) were performed by gene analysis and/or measurement of the copper concentration in cultured cells. Six out of eight mothers of MNK patients were carriers while two (25%) were not carriers. Two unrelated patients showed the same(More)
This trial sought to evaluate our experience using the antimigraine prophylactic drug, use of valproate for the prophylactic management of cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) in children. Thirteen children diagnosed with severe CVS were enrolled. Prophylactic therapy consisted of valproate administered at a dose of 10-40 mg/kg/day. Upon enrollment in the study,(More)
We assessed the joint attention skill of infants by a novel method. One hundred eighty infants who were discharged from the NICU of Teikyo University Hospital and subsequently brought to the outpatient clinic for follow-up examinations between 6 and 12 months of corrected age (297 examinations in total) were entered into the study. Infant were sitting on(More)
Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a disorder characterized by recurrent, stereotypic episodes of incapacitating nausea, vomiting, and other symptoms, separated by intervals of comparative wellness. Associated symptoms include nausea, abdominal pain, headache, and motion sickness. Recently, CVS was categorized as a migraine. Case 1 was a girl aged 4 years(More)
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