Affiliation: Kansai Medical University
- Analgesia for pelvic and perineal cancer pain by intrathecal steroid injectionH Taguchi
Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:190-3. 2002..Intrathecal administration of steroids is rarely performed but analgesic effects of intrathecal steroids have been reported in animal studies. We administered betamethasone intrathecally in three cancer patients with uncontrollable pain...
- Intrathecal betamethasone for cancer pain in the lower half of the body: a study of its analgesic efficacy and safetyH Taguchi
Department of Anaesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
Br J Anaesth 98:385-9. 2007..Sufficient analgesia for cancer pain is sometimes difficult to achieve with conventional treatments. We aimed at investigating the analgesic efficacy and safety of intrathecal betamethasone in patients with uncontrollable cancer pain...
- Intrathecal betamethasone pain relief in cancer patients with vertebral metastasis: a pilot studyT Inada
Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 51:490-4. 2007..The mechanism by which betamethasone relieves pain may be related to alterations in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) concentrations of pro-inflammatory cytokines and prostanoids...
- Unusual amino acid substitution in the anion-binding site of Lactobacillus plantarum non-allosteric L-lactate dehydrogenaseH Taguchi
Department of Agricultural Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan
Eur J Biochem 209:993-8. 1992..In the absence of Fru(1,6)P2, on the other hand, the mutant enzyme was more labile below 65 degrees C but more stable above 70 degrees C...
- Mutational analysis of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene in human malignanciesT Ikezoe
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Cedars-Sinai Research Institute, University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
Cancer Res 61:5307-10. 2001..Taken together, PPARgamma is expressed in a variety of cancers, and mutation of the PPARgamma gene is a very rare event in human malignancies...