R Sakakibara

Summary

Affiliation: Chiba University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do BPH patients have neurogenic detrusor dysfunction? A uro-neurological assessment
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba Japan
    Urol Int 74:44-50. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Firing patterns of micturition-related neurons in the pontine storage centre in cats
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 99:24-30. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Micturition-related electrophysiological properties in the substantia nigra pars compacta and the ventral tegmental area in cats
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 102:30-8. 2002
  4. pmc Colonic transit time and rectoanal videomanometry in Parkinson's disease
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:268-72. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Amezinium metilsulfate, a sympathomimetic agent, may increase the risk of urinary retention in multiple system atrophy
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 13:51-3. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of intranasal desmopressin on nocturnal waking in urination in multiple system atrophy patients with nocturnal polyuria
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 13:106-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Uroneurological assessment of spina bifida cystica and occulta
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:328-34. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on the micturation reflex in cats
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neuroscience 120:871-5. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Urinary dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosis
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:593-6. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Micturitional disturbance in a patient with a spinal cavernous angioma
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:606-10. 2003

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint Do BPH patients have neurogenic detrusor dysfunction? A uro-neurological assessment
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba Japan
    Urol Int 74:44-50. 2005
    ..We made an uro-neurological assessment in such patients in order to investigate the possibility of a concurrent NDD in patients diagnosed with BPH, and to correlate the presence of NDD with treatment outcome...
  2. ncbi request reprint Firing patterns of micturition-related neurons in the pontine storage centre in cats
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 99:24-30. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the PSC neurons with diverse heterogeneous discharge patterns suggest that these neurons may organize a complex neuronal circuitry, which is critical in the neural control of the urinary continence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Micturition-related electrophysiological properties in the substantia nigra pars compacta and the ventral tegmental area in cats
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 102:30-8. 2002
    ..It is also likely that the major role of the SNC is inhibition of the micturiton reflex, whereas that of the VTA is both facilitation and inhibition of the micturition reflex...
  4. pmc Colonic transit time and rectoanal videomanometry in Parkinson's disease
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:268-72. 2003
    ..Constipation is a prominent lower gastrointestinal tract dysfunction that occurs frequently in Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Amezinium metilsulfate, a sympathomimetic agent, may increase the risk of urinary retention in multiple system atrophy
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 13:51-3. 2003
    ..05). Amezinium metilsulfate most probably stimulates both alpha1B-receptors in the vascular wall and alpha1A/D-receptors in the proximal urethra...
  6. ncbi request reprint The effect of intranasal desmopressin on nocturnal waking in urination in multiple system atrophy patients with nocturnal polyuria
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 13:106-8. 2003
    ..During the treatment, all patients showed an improvement in their nocturia without serious adverse effects...
  7. ncbi request reprint Uroneurological assessment of spina bifida cystica and occulta
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:328-34. 2003
    ..Herein, we report the results of uroneurological assessment in patients with spina bifida cystica and occulta, with respect to diagnosis and management of the disorders...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of subthalamic nucleus stimulation on the micturation reflex in cats
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neuroscience 120:871-5. 2003
    ..The results also provide an implication that clinical HFS-STN may alter urinary function in parkinsonian patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Urinary dysfunction in patients with systemic lupus erythematosis
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:593-6. 2003
    ..Seizures and psychiatric disorders are the most common manifestations; spinal cord lesions are uncommon. We had eight such patients who presented with urinary dysfunction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Micturitional disturbance in a patient with a spinal cavernous angioma
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:606-10. 2003
    ..Lesions in the lateral and dorsal columns of the spinal cord seem to be responsible for the micturitional disturbance in our patient with spinal cavernous angioma...
  11. pmc Micturition disturbance in acute idiopathic autonomic neuropathy
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:287-91. 2004
    ..To define the nature of micturition disturbance in patients with acute idiopathic autonomic neuropathy (AIAN)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Urinary function in patients with corticobasal degeneration; comparison with normal subjects
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:154-8. 2004
    ..However, urinary function of this disorder has not been fully delineated. We investigated urinary function in patients with CBD...
  13. ncbi request reprint Primary Sjogren's syndrome presenting with generalized autonomic failure
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 11:635-8. 2004
    ..Autoimmune autonomic ganglionopathy was mostly responsible for her autonomic failure...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduced cerebellar vermis activation during urinary storage and micturition in multiple system atrophy: 99mTc-labelled ECD SPECT study
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 11:705-8. 2004
    ..In conclusion, it is suggested that the decrease in tracer activity in the cerebellar vermis during urinary storage and micturition is contributing to the micturitional disturbance in this disorder...
  15. ncbi request reprint Urinary dysfunction in Brown-Séquard syndrome
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 20:661-7. 2001
    ..In conclusion, micturitional disturbance was not uncommon in our patients with BS, particularly in those with severe motor paresis, which could ameliorate by appropriate therapies...
  16. pmc Videourodynamic and sphincter motor unit potential analyses in Parkinson's disease and multiple system atrophy
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670 Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 71:600-6. 2001
    ..Recent advances in investigative uroneurology offer a better insight into the underlying pathophysiology and appropriate management for urinary dysfunction...
  17. pmc Micturitional disturbance in herpetic brainstem encephalitis; contribution of the pontine micturition centre
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 64:269-72. 1998
    ..The bilateral pontine tegmental lesions in this patient are similar to those in previous findings on brainstem strokes, evidence of the presence of a pontine micturition centre in humans...
  18. pmc Urinary function in elderly people with and without leukoaraiosis: relation to cognitive and gait function
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670 Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 67:658-60. 1999
    ..To investigate urinary function in the elderly with and without white matter lesion (leukoaraiosis) in relation to cognitive and gait function...
  19. pmc Urinary dysfunction and orthostatic hypotension in multiple system atrophy: which is the more common and earlier manifestation?
    R Sakakibara
    Uro Neurology Group, Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:65-9. 2000
    ..A detailed questionnaire was given and autonomic function tests were performed in 121 patients with MSA concerning both urinary and cardiovascular systems...
  20. ncbi request reprint Urodynamic and cardiovascular measurements in patients with micturition syncope
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 7:219-21. 1997
    ..These responses were similar to those described in vasovagal syncope. The central mechanism for the initiation of urinary evacuation, or sensory input from the lower urinary tract, may trigger micturition syncope...
  21. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension in a case with multiple sclerosis
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 7:163-5. 1997
    ..Steroid pulse therapy and L-threo-3,4-dihydroxyphenylserine caused regression of brainstem signs and reduced syncopal attacks...
  22. ncbi request reprint Micturitional disturbance in a patient with neurosarcoidosis
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 19:273-7. 2000
    ..Prednisolone treatment again improved his urinary and neurological symptoms. The anteromedial frontal lobe lesion seems to be responsible for the micturitional disturbance in our patient with neurosarcoidosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Micturitional disturbance in neuro-Behçet's syndrome
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 83:86-9. 2000
    ..However, its pathophysiology is uncertain and few data are available concerning urodynamic findings. We describe our findings on micturitional histories and urodynamic studies in patients with NBS...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neurogenic failures of the external urethral sphincter closure and relaxation; a videourodynamic study
    R Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 86:208-15. 2001
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  25. ncbi request reprint SPECT imaging of the dopamine transporter with [(123)I]-beta-CIT reveals marked decline of nigrostriatal dopaminergic function in Parkinson's disease with urinary dysfunction
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 187:55-9. 2001
    ..It is likely that our results reflect the association of urinary dysfunction and degeneration of the nigrostriatal dopaminergic cells in PD...
  26. ncbi request reprint Micturitional disturbance in subacute myelo-optico-neuropathy (SMON)
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 87:282-5. 2001
    ..However, its pathophysiology is uncertain and few data are available concerning urodynamic findings. We described our results of micturitional histories and urodynamic studies in patients with SMON...
  27. ncbi request reprint Questionnaire-based assessment of pelvic organ dysfunction in Parkinson's disease
    R Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, School of Medicine Chiba University, Japan
    Auton Neurosci 92:76-85. 2001
    ..Amelioration of pelvic organ dysfunction, particularly bowel dysfunction which most affects the quality of life, therefore should be a primary target in the treatment of patients with PD...
  28. pmc Stress induced urinary incontinence in patients with spinocerebellar degeneration
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 64:389-91. 1998
    ..To examine the pathophysiology of "stress induced urinary incontinence" (urinary incontinence evoked by abdominal straining) in patients with spinocerebellar degeneration...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of the raphe area on the micturition reflex in cats
    T Ito
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neuroscience 142:1273-80. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Striatal dopamine level increases in the urinary storage phase in cats: an in vivo microdialysis study
    T Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neuroscience 135:299-303. 2005
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  31. ncbi request reprint Micturition-related neuronal firing in the periaqueductal gray area in cats
    Z Liu
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neuroscience 126:1075-82. 2004
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  32. doi request reprint Pelvic organ dysfunction is more prevalent and severe in MSA-P compared to Parkinson's disease
    T Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:102-7. 2011
    ..However, it is important to make a careful early-stage diagnosis. Therefore, we determined whether an examination of pelvic organ dysfunction would be helpful to distinguish between PD and MSA-P...
  33. pmc When is Onuf's nucleus involved in multiple system atrophy? A sphincter electromyography study
    T Yamamoto
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:1645-8. 2005
    ..However, the prevalence of the abnormalities in the early stages of MSA is unknown...
  34. ncbi request reprint Urinary retention due to an isolated sacral root injury caused by sacral fracture
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Spinal Cord 45:790-2. 2007
    ..A case report...
  35. pmc Lower urinary tract function in dementia of Lewy body type
    R Sakakibara
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:729-32. 2005
    ..Lower urinary tract (LUT) function in DLB has not been fully delineated. We investigated LUT function in DLB by evaluating clinical and urodynamic data...
  36. pmc Lower urinary tract function in patients with pituitary adenoma compressing hypothalamus
    T Yamamoto
    Neurology Department, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:390-4. 2005
    ..However, there have been few reports about the role of the hypothalamus on the lower urinary tract (LUT) function in humans...
  37. doi request reprint Reduced perfusion in the anterior cingulate cortex of patients with pure autonomic failure: an 123I-IMP SPECT study
    S Hirano
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:1053-5. 2009
    ..This study evaluated brain perfusion in patients with PAF by using N-isopropyl-p-(123)I iodoamphetamine ((123)I-IMP) single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  38. doi request reprint Biphasic effect of apomorphine, an anti-parkinsonian drug, on bladder function in rats
    T Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neuroscience 162:1333-8. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Are alpha-blockers involved in lower urinary tract dysfunction in multiple system atrophy? A comparison of prazosin and moxisylyte
    R Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba, Japan
    J Auton Nerv Syst 79:191-5. 2000
    ..These effects were common in patients with postural hypotension of more than -30 mmHg at trial entry (P<0.05). Modulation of alpha1-receptors may function in the management of lower urinary tract dysfunction in MSA...
  40. ncbi request reprint Urinary retention can be the sole initial manifestation of acute myelitis
    A Hiraga
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 8 8 Inohana, Chiba, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 251:110-2. 2006
    ..In those patients, when obstructive disease has been excluded, AM should be considered...
  41. pmc Post-micturitional hypotension in patients with multiple system atrophy
    T Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:186-90. 2005
    ..Patients with multiple system atrophy (MSA) occasionally have episodes of syncope or pre-syncope after micturition...
  42. ncbi request reprint Wolfram syndrome presenting marked brain MR imaging abnormalities with few neurologic abnormalities
    S Ito
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 28:305-6. 2007
    ..Patients with Wolfram syndrome may have discrepancies between neurologic and radiologic findings...
  43. ncbi request reprint Incomplete emptying and urinary retention in multiple-system atrophy: when does it occur and how do we manage it?
    Takashi Ito
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Mov Disord 21:816-23. 2006
    ..Urethra-oriented medication and surgery benefit patients who would have difficulty performing CISC, although careful consideration of the short-term efficacy and potential adverse effects of these alternatives is mandatory...
  44. doi request reprint Effects of electrical stimulation of the striatum on bladder activity in cats
    Tatsuya Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:549-54. 2009
    ..We assert that striatal dysfunction might contribute to the pathogenesis of detrusor overactivity in PD patients. However, the role of the striatum in bladder contraction remains unclear...
  45. ncbi request reprint Short-term effect of a single levodopa dose on micturition disturbance in Parkinson's disease patients with the wearing-off phenomenon
    Tomoyuki Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Mov Disord 18:573-8. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Lower urinary tract dysfunction in Machado-Joseph disease: a study of 11 clinical-urodynamic observations
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 218:67-72. 2004
    ..However, lower urinary tract (LUT) dysfunction in MJD has not been fully delineated. We investigated LUT dysfunction in MJD by clinical-urodynamic observations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Chronic intractable headache in a patient with Marfan's syndrome
    T Fukutake
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Headache 37:291-5. 1997
    ..Epidural blood patching brought immediate relief from the positional headaches. We concluded that patients with Marfan's syndrome and undifferentiated chronic headaches should be radiologically evaluated for spinal meningeal defects...
  48. ncbi request reprint Nocturnal polyuria with abnormal circadian rhythm of plasma arginine vasopressin in post-stroke patients
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba
    Intern Med 44:281-4. 2005
    ..Nocturia is a common reason for interrupted sleep in post-stroke patients. These patients often have neurogenic bladder overactivity. However, little is known about the possible contribution of nocturnal polyuria in the patients...
  49. ncbi request reprint Psychogenic urinary dysfunction: a uro-neurological assessment
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, and Central Laboratory Unit, Chiba University Hospital, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:518-24. 2007
    ..We here describe patients with PUD who were diagnosed in our uro- neurological laboratory...
  50. doi request reprint Neuronal activities of forebrain structures with respect to bladder contraction in cats
    Tatsuya Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 473:42-7. 2010
    ..Neurons recorded in forebrain structures were activated with respect to the contraction/relaxation cycles in the bladder. Forebrain structures may have a significant role in regulating bladder contraction in cats...
  51. ncbi request reprint Combination of a cholinergic drug and an alpha-blocker is more effective than monotherapy for the treatment of voiding difficulty in patients with underactive detrusor
    Tomonori Yamanishi
    Department of Urology, Dokkyo University, Mibu, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:88-96. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to compare the effectiveness of a cholinergic drug, an alpha-blocker and combinations of the two for the treatment of underactive detrusor...
  52. doi request reprint The subthalamic activity and striatal monoamine are modulated by subthalamic stimulation
    T Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan Electronic address
    Neuroscience 259:43-52. 2014
    ..However, their direct relationship is unclear. We aimed to examine the correlation between the striatal monoamine and the STN beta activity induced by STN-DBS...
  53. ncbi request reprint Moxibustion, an alternative therapy, ameliorated disturbed circadian rhythm of plasma arginine vasopressin and urine output in multiple system atrophy
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University
    Intern Med 46:1015-8. 2007
    ..01). Together with the previous studies, it seems possible that somatic warm stimulation by moxibustion in specific points might have facilitated AVP secretion in this patient...
  54. ncbi request reprint Urinary retention and sympathetic sphincter obstruction in axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 35:111-5. 2007
    ..Urinary retention and sympathetic sphincter obstruction can thus be features of axonal Guillain-Barré syndrome...
  55. ncbi request reprint The raphe magnus/pallidus regulates sweat secretion and skin vasodilation of the cat forepaw pad: a preliminary electrical stimulation study
    Masato Asahina
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 415:283-7. 2007
    ..Stimulation of the mid to caudal raphe magnus/pallidus elicited an increase in both sweat secretion and SkBF. The raphe magnus/pallidus may play a crucial role in skin vasomotor and sudomotor responses in the cat footpad...
  56. ncbi request reprint Preliminary communication: urodynamic assessment of donepezil hydrochloride in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:273-5. 2005
    ..Donepezil hydrochloride, a central cholinergic drug, is widely used for improving cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease (AD). We investigated whether donepezil might affect the lower urinary tract (LUT) function in AD...
  57. ncbi request reprint Meningitis-retention syndrome. An unrecognized clinical condition
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Dept of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol 252:1495-9. 2005
    ..A combination of acute urinary retention and aseptic meningitis has not been well known. This combination can be referred to as meningitis-retention syndrome (MRS), when accompanied by no other abnormalities...
  58. ncbi request reprint Lower urinary tract dysfunctions in patients with spinal cord tumors
    Tomoyuki Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 23:68-75. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to elucidate the incidence and pathophysiology of lower urinary tract dysfunctions (LUTS) in patients with spinal cord tumors...
  59. ncbi request reprint Urinary dysfunction and autonomic control in amyloid neuropathy
    Takashi Ito
    Neurology Dept, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 16:66-71. 2006
    ..The underlying mechanisms of urinary dysfunction seem to involve postganglionic cholinergic and afferent somatic nerves...
  60. ncbi request reprint Videomanometry of the pelvic organs: a comparison of the normal lower urinary and gastrointestinal tracts
    Takashi Ito
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:29-35. 2006
    ..Both the lower urinary tract (LUT) and the caudal part of the lower gastrointestinal tract (LGIT) are innervated by the sacral spinal cord. We aimed to compare the normal physiology of the LUT and LGIT using the same videomanometry method...
  61. pmc Platysma sign in high cervical lesion
    Y Ogawa
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chuo Ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 76:735. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Is lumbar spondylosis a cause of urinary retention in elderly women?
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Dept, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    J Neurol 252:953-7. 2005
    ..Lumbar spondylosis (LS) is a common spinal degenerative disorder which causes various types of lower urinary tract dysfunction (LUTD). However, it is not certain whether LS may cause urinary retention in elderly women...
  63. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of constipation in familial amyloid polyneuropathy: a case report
    Takashi Ito
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University
    Intern Med 45:1173-5. 2006
    ..All these abnormalities suggested a peripheral autonomic dysfunction, corresponding to the enteric neuropathy that was confirmed upon autopsy...
  64. ncbi request reprint Neurological diseases that cause detrusor hyperactivity with impaired contractile function
    Tatsuya Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:356-60. 2006
    ..It has not previously been well known whether neurological diseases cause DHIC. We investigated which neurological diseases commonly cause DHIC in our laboratory...
  65. ncbi request reprint Loss of urinary voiding sensation due to herpes zoster
    Akiyuki Hiraga
    Department of Neurology, Matsudo Municipal Hospital, Matsudo, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:335-7. 2003
    ..This inconsistency is explained by the hypothesis that the number of urethral fibers is very small as compared to that of cutaneous fibers, therefore, urethral sensation would be more severely disturbed than cutaneous sensation...
  66. ncbi request reprint Colonic transit time, sphincter EMG, and rectoanal videomanometry in multiple system atrophy
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Mov Disord 19:924-9. 2004
    ..The responsible sites for these dysfunctions seem to be both central and peripheral nervous systems that regulate the LGIT...
  67. doi request reprint Comparing bromocriptine effects with levodopa effects on bladder function in Parkinson's disease
    Tomoyuki Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chuo Ku, Chiba, Japan
    Mov Disord 24:2386-90. 2009
    ..With the exception of bladder outlet obstruction, these effects of bromocriptine are similar to the effects of L-dopa, albeit slightly less pronounced...
  68. ncbi request reprint Bladder sensation in peripheral nerve lesions
    Chiharu Yamaguchi
    Central Laboratory Unit, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:763-9. 2006
    ..To present bladder sensory data of three common peripheral nerve lesions (e.g., distal, intermediate/focal, and proximal)...
  69. ncbi request reprint Vergence paresis in multiple system atrophy
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Japan
    Intern Med 44:911-2. 2005
  70. ncbi request reprint Acute urinary retention due to benign inflammatory nervous diseases
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, 260 8670 Chiba, Japan
    J Neurol 253:1103-10. 2006
    ..Clinical features of sacral herpes or MRS differ markedly from those of the original "Elsberg syndrome" cases...
  71. doi request reprint Dementia and lower urinary dysfunction: with a reference to anticholinergic use in elderly population
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Internal Medicine, Neurology Division, Sakura Medical Center, Toho University, Sakura, Chiba, Japan
    Int J Urol 15:778-88. 2008
    ..In the future, studies seeking treatment regimens for an elderly individual with both dementia and urinary dysfunction are warranted...
  72. doi request reprint Questionnaire-based assessment of pelvic organ dysfunction in multiple system atrophy
    Tatsuya Yamamoto
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chuo Ku, Chiba, Japan
    Mov Disord 24:972-8. 2009
    ..Pelvic organ dysfunction is common in MSA, and QOL is severely impaired in patients with MSA...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Central nervous system disorders]
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 60:315-21. 2002
  74. ncbi request reprint Neobladder overactivity; an equivalent to spontaneous rectal contraction
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Sakura Medical Center, Toho University, 564 1 Shimoshizu, Sakura, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:1054-6. 2007
    ..Bowel-targeted management may be necessary to minimize nocturnal enuresis in bladder-substituted patients...
  75. doi request reprint Pelvic autonomic dysfunction without paraplegia: a sequel of spinal cord stroke
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Eur Neurol 60:97-100. 2008
  76. ncbi request reprint Urodynamic evaluation of surgical outcome in patients with urinary retention due to central lumbar disc prolapse
    Tomonori Yamanishi
    Department of Urology, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 22:670-5. 2003
    ..To investigate whether acute urinary retention due to central lumbar disc prolapse is reversible after emergency spinal surgery...
  77. ncbi request reprint Dietary herb extract dai-kenchu-to ameliorates constipation in parkinsonian patients (Parkinson's disease and multiple system atrophy)
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Mov Disord 20:261-2. 2005
  78. ncbi request reprint Mosapride citrate, a novel 5-HT4 agonist and partial 5-HT3 antagonist, ameliorates constipation in parkinsonian patients
    Zhi Liu
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Mov Disord 20:680-6. 2005
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Bilateral lesion in the lateral columns and complete urinary retention: association with the spinal cord descending pathway for micturition
    Akiyuki Hiraga
    Neurourol Urodyn 24:398-9. 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of abdominal massage for difficult defecation in a patient with myelopathy (HAM/TSP)
    Zhi Liu
    J Neurol 252:1280-2. 2005
  81. ncbi request reprint Single-blind, randomized controlled study of the clinical and urodynamic effects of an alpha-blocker (naftopidil) and phytotherapy (eviprostat) in the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Tomonori Yamanishi
    Department of Urology, Dokkyo University, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:501-9. 2004
    ..Eviprostat was used as a control to study the efficacy of naftopidil...
  82. ncbi request reprint Over 10 years of isolated autonomic failure preceding dementia and Parkinsonism in 2 patients with Lewy body disease
    Yoshitaka Yamanaka
    Mov Disord 22:595-7. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Head-turning dizziness in multiple system atrophy
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:255-6. 2004
  84. ncbi request reprint Intestinal pseudo-obstruction in acute myelitis
    Toshihide Kanesaka
    Department of Neurology, Chiba University, Chiba
    Intern Med 45:35-6. 2006
  85. ncbi request reprint Ischemic electrocardiographic change induced by exercise in a patient with chronic autonomic failure
    Masato Asahina
    Dept of Neurology, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba shi, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 16:72-5. 2006
    ..Orthostatic hypotension and exercise-induced release of humoral vasoconstrictors may have caused the myocardial ischemia...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Urinary dysfunction in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus]
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Sakura Medical Center, Toho University, Shimoshizu, Sakura, Chiba 285 8741, Japan
    Brain Nerve 60:233-9. 2008
    ..Functional UI can overlap the OAB/DO due secondary to impaired cognition/initiative, immobility, or disturbed consciousness in this disorder...
  87. ncbi request reprint Urinary retention without tetraparesis as a sequel to spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Sakura Medical Center, Toho University, Japan
    Intern Med 47:655-7. 2008
    ..It is postulated that the descending micturition pathways (just inside the pyramidal tracts) were selectively affected, while the ascending micturition pathways (the dorsal columns) were preserved in the present case...
  88. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of bladder dysfunction in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Neurology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Sakura Medical Center, Toho University, Sakura, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:507-10. 2008
    ..To elucidate the mechanism of bladder dysfunction in idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH) by a urodynamic study...
  89. ncbi request reprint Calcium polycarbophil improves constipation in non-traumatic spinal cord disorders
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Clin Auton Res 16:289-92. 2006
    ..05), increased bowel frequency and improved defecation difficulty in four patients with non-traumatic spinal cord disorders. Polycarbophil may be useful for the treatment of constipation...
  90. ncbi request reprint Continuous urinary incontinence presenting as the initial symptoms demonstrating acontractile detrusor and intrinsic sphincter deficiency in multiple system atrophy
    Tomoko Mashidori
    Department of Urology and Neurology, Dokkyo Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:972-4. 2007
    ..In this case report, we highlight the need for caution in identifying the presence of an occult neurogenic bladder when intending to carry out surgery for patients with severe stress incontinence...
  91. ncbi request reprint Pyridostigmine in autonomic failure: can we treat postural hypotension and bladder dysfunction with one drug?
    Tatsuya Yamamoto
    Dept of Neurology, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8670, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 16:296-8. 2006
    ..Acetylcholinesterase inhibition may be useful in the management of orthostatic hypotension and bladder dysfunction in autonomic failure patients...
  92. ncbi request reprint [Drug treatment for geriatric urinary disorders; current concept]
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 43:415-22. 2006
  93. ncbi request reprint Sporadic case of spinocerebellar ataxia type 17: treatment observations for managing urinary and psychotic symptoms
    Kazuaki Kanai
    Mov Disord 22:441-3. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Calcium polycarbophil improves constipation in primary autonomic failure and multiple system atrophy subjects
    Ryuji Sakakibara
    Mov Disord 22:1672-3. 2007