Yutaka Tomizawa

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PURPOSE We characterized and evaluated as an animal model of epilepsy NER, a new epileptic rat strain, which was developed by inbreeding rats with spontaneous tonic-clonic seizures in a stock of Crj:Wistar. METHODS Animals were monitored through the inbreeding course, and video-EEGs were recorded selectively. External seizure-provoking stimuli were(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of bilateral internal mammary artery (BIMA) grafts in isolated CABG. METHODS AND RESULTS Beginning in April 1985, elective primary multiple CABG for multivessel disease was performed in 1131 patients. The early and late results of 688 patients who received single internal mammary artery(More)
Objective. Guidelines on antiplatelet medication use during endoscopy are based on limited evidence. We investigate the risk of bleeding and ischemic events in patients undergoing endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of esophageal lesions in the setting of scheduled cessation and prompt resumption of clopidogrel. Design. Single centre retrospective review.(More)
Parastomal variceal bleeding is a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding, but it should be considered as a potential etiology in patients with portal hypertension and surgical stomas. Though standard endovascular management has not yet been established, transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is a recommended treatment option leading to(More)
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