Y Iguchi

Summary

Affiliation: Kawasaki Medical School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of atrial fibrillation in community-dwelling Japanese aged 40 years or older in Japan: analysis of 41,436 non-employee residents in Kurashiki-city
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki 701 0192, Japan
    Circ J 72:909-13. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Stroke incidence and usage rate of thrombolysis in a Japanese urban city: the kurashiki stroke registry
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:349-57. 2013
  3. doi request reprint HbA1c and atrial fibrillation: a cross-sectional study in Japan
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 156:156-9. 2012
  4. pmc Neurological picture. A case of brain embolism during catheter embolisation of head arteriovenous malformation. What is the mechanism of stroke?
    Y Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:81. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals at 48 hours after stroke onset contribute to new ischaemia within a week
    Y Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:253-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals are associated with progression of arterial lesion in Moyamoya disease: a case report
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 260:253-5. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Sudden deafness and right-to-left shunts
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:409-12. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Increasing number of stroke specialists should contribute to utilization of IV rt-PA: results of questionnaires from 1,466 hospitals in Japan
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 279:66-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals after 7 days but not within 24 hours of stroke onset should be predictor of stroke recurrence
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 263:54-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Hyper-acute stroke patients associated with aortic dissection
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki
    Intern Med 49:543-7. 2010

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Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of atrial fibrillation in community-dwelling Japanese aged 40 years or older in Japan: analysis of 41,436 non-employee residents in Kurashiki-city
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki 701 0192, Japan
    Circ J 72:909-13. 2008
    ..A community-based study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in Japanese adults aged >or=40 years in Kurashiki-city and to examine associated risk factors...
  2. doi request reprint Stroke incidence and usage rate of thrombolysis in a Japanese urban city: the kurashiki stroke registry
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan Electronic address
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:349-57. 2013
    ..To investigate stroke incidence and rate of thrombolytic therapy in an urban city of around 500,000 residents...
  3. doi request reprint HbA1c and atrial fibrillation: a cross-sectional study in Japan
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 156:156-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate whether the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with the level of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) in Japanese adults in Kurashiki-city...
  4. pmc Neurological picture. A case of brain embolism during catheter embolisation of head arteriovenous malformation. What is the mechanism of stroke?
    Y Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:81. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals at 48 hours after stroke onset contribute to new ischaemia within a week
    Y Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:253-9. 2008
    ..We investigated whether new ischaemic lesions (NIL) on follow-up diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DWI) are associated with microembolic signals (MES) within 24 h or at 48 h after stroke onset...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals are associated with progression of arterial lesion in Moyamoya disease: a case report
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 260:253-5. 2007
    ..After MRA showed the development of stenotic lesions 10 days after first TCD monitoring, MES were absent. MES may be related to the clinical activity of Moyamoya disease...
  7. doi request reprint Sudden deafness and right-to-left shunts
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 26:409-12. 2008
    ..Cryptogenic stroke is caused by a right-to-left shunt (RLS). The present study investigated whether RLS is associated with the occurrence of sudden deafness...
  8. doi request reprint Increasing number of stroke specialists should contribute to utilization of IV rt-PA: results of questionnaires from 1,466 hospitals in Japan
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 279:66-9. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Microembolic signals after 7 days but not within 24 hours of stroke onset should be predictor of stroke recurrence
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 263:54-8. 2007
    ..If MES is detectable at 7 days after stroke onset, embolic source lesions may still be active. We hypothesized that presence of MES at 7 days after stroke onset is strongly associated with stroke recurrence...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hyper-acute stroke patients associated with aortic dissection
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki
    Intern Med 49:543-7. 2010
    ..We studied the frequency and clinical characteristics of stroke patients presenting with aortic dissection within 3 hours of onset...
  11. doi request reprint Detection of right-to-left shunts may be associated with body size
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neuroimaging 20:130-3. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether physiological factors, including body mass index (BMI), are associated with detection of right-to-left shunt (RLS) by contrast transcranial Doppler ultrasonography (c-TCD)...
  12. doi request reprint The number of stroke physicians is the key to preparing IV rt-PA
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 28:460-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to investigate the relationship between the number of stroke physicians (SPs) and management of intravenous thrombolysis using recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (IV rt-PA) in Japan...
  13. doi request reprint Annual incidence of atrial fibrillation and related factors in adults
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 106:1129-33. 2010
    ..47, 95% CI 5.79 to 9.63, p < 0.001), increasing estimated glomerular filtration rate of 10 ml/min/1.73 m(2) (OR 0.93, 95% CI 0.87 to 0.99, p = 0.025), and hypercholesterolemia (OR 0.75, 95% CI 0.58 to 0.96, p = 0.023)...
  14. doi request reprint Utility of the Kurashiki Prehospital Stroke Scale for hyperacute stroke
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 31:51-6. 2011
    ..Our aim was to confirm the utility of paramedics using the Kurashiki Prehospital Stroke Scale (KPSS), with a maximum score of 13, for patients who may be eligible for administration of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV t-PA)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transcranial doppler and carotid duplex ultrasonography findings in Bow hunter's syndrome
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Stroke Center, Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neuroimaging 16:278-80. 2006
    ..Neurosonology appears to be useful for diagnosing and evaluating BHS...
  16. pmc Ischaemic stroke with malignancy may often be caused by paradoxical embolism
    Y Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1336-9. 2006
    ..Although ischaemic stroke with malignancy occasionally occurs, the mechanisms of stroke in such cases have not been investigated in detail...
  17. doi request reprint Large numbers of stroke physicians should be used to treat large numbers of stroke patients with IV rt-PA
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 302:81-4. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate the relationship between number of stroke physicians (SPs) and number of patients treated with intravenous thrombolysis (IV rt-PA) per year...
  18. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous recanalization at subacute phase of stroke may be dramatic: A case report
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 252:92-5. 2007
    ..After the presence of microembolic signals on TCD display, dynamic flow changes of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) occurred, which represented recanalization of the occluded MCA...
  19. doi request reprint Relation of atrial fibrillation to glomerular filtration rate
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 102:1056-9. 2008
    ..12 (95% confidence interval 0.88 to 1.42, p = 0.364) for the middle-GFR tertile versus the high tertile. The prevalence of AF gradually increased with decreasing GFR. In conclusion, AF appears to be associated with decreasing GFR...
  20. ncbi request reprint Diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance images in a patient with neuropsychiatric lupus
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine and Neurology, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 14:273-5. 2007
    ..Apparent diffusion coefficient values in these lesions increased, but normalized over 2 months. These findings indicate that cortical lesions in patients with neuropsychiatric lupus could represent vasogenic oedema...
  21. ncbi request reprint In-hospital onset ischemic stroke may be associated with atrial fibrillation and right-to-left shunt
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 254:39-43. 2007
    ..The present study aimed to identify differences in stroke etiology between in-hospital and out-of-hospital onset...
  22. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical brain embolism may not be uncommon-prospective study in acute ischemic stroke
    Yuji Ueno
    Stroke Center, Dept of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol 254:763-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the frequency and clarify the clinical characteristics of paradoxical brain embolism (PBE)...
  23. doi request reprint Plasma brain natriuretic peptide predicts death during hospitalization in acute ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack patients with atrial fibrillation
    K Shibazaki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 18:165-9. 2011
    ..We investigated whether the plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) level on admission can serve as a biological marker of in-hospital death in acute ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) patients with AF...
  24. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical brain embolism in an acute stroke
    Takeshi Iwanaga
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 254:102-4. 2007
    ..Multiple imaging modalities were used, allowing rapid diagnosis of paradoxical embolism, with an underlying DVT as the mechanism of stroke. Of all the investigations, visualization with TEE proved crucial in confirming the diagnosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Right-to-left shunt and lacunar stroke in patients without hypertension and diabetes
    Y Ueno
    Stroke Center, Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    Neurology 68:528-31. 2007
    ..RLS was also independently associated with the non-HDM group. Thus, RLS may contribute to lacunar stroke in patients without risk factors for lacunar stroke...
  26. doi request reprint Contrast-enhanced transcranial color-coded duplex sonography criteria for basilar artery stenosis
    Yohei Tateishi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    J Neuroimaging 18:407-10. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to assess contrast-enhanced transcranial color-coded duplex sonography (CE-TCCS) diagnosis of basilar artery (BA) stenosis...
  27. doi request reprint Right-to-left shunts may be not uncommon cause of TIA in Japan
    Yohei Tateishi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 277:13-6. 2009
    ..Right-to-left shunt (RLS) is one of the most important etiologies of cryptogenic stroke. The aim of this study was to determine whether RLS is related to transient ischemic attack (TIA) of unknown etiology...
  28. doi request reprint Admission hyperglycemia causes infarct volume expansion in patients with ICA or MCA occlusion: association of collateral grade on conventional angiography
    T Shimoyama
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City Okayama, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 20:109-16. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether the association between HG and infarct volume expansion is dependent on collateral circulation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Plasma brain natriuretic peptide can be a biological marker to distinguish cardioembolic stroke from other stroke types in acute ischemic stroke
    Kensaku Shibazaki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki
    Intern Med 48:259-64. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the plasma BNP level can also be used as a biological marker to differentiate specific stroke subtype, in particular cardioembolic stroke from the other ischemic stroke subtypes...
  30. ncbi request reprint A pulmonary embolism caused by delayed-onset heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in a patient with ischemic stroke
    Junya Aoki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki
    Intern Med 48:921-4. 2009
    ..She was finally diagnosed as having PE due to delayed-onset HIT because the HIT antibody was positive. When a patient develops thrombotic events during or after heparin therapy, the possibility of HIT should be considered...
  31. doi request reprint Heart failure may be associated with the onset of ischemic stroke with atrial fibrillation: a brain natriuretic peptide study
    Kensaku Shibazaki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 281:55-7. 2009
    ..Brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is used as a biological marker of heart failure. We hypothesized that heart failure was associated with the onset of ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  32. doi request reprint Predictors of aortic complicated lesions in stroke patients
    Yuka Terasawa
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Hypertens Res 32:462-5. 2009
    ..The ACL scale can predict the presence of aortic complicated lesions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Serial T2*WI studies in the acute phase of cerebral venous thrombosis
    Junya Aoki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki
    Intern Med 48:383-5. 2009
    ..Serial gradient recalled-echo T2*-weighted imaging (T2*WI) studies demonstrated dynamic changes of thrombosed segments. T2*WI is useful not only as a diagnostic tool for CVT, but also in evaluating changes to thrombus...
  34. doi request reprint Recanalization of the MCA should play an important role in dramatic recovery after t-PA therapy in patients with ICA occlusion
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 285:130-3. 2009
    ..However, we have sometimes observed dramatic recovery in patients with ICA occlusion after t-PA therapy. The aim of the present study was to investigate the mechanism of dramatic recovery in such patients...
  35. doi request reprint Intravenous tissue plasminogen activator thrombolysis in patients without major arterial occlusion seems to be safe and effective
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Eur Neurol 64:258-64. 2010
    ..It is not clear whether tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) thrombolysis in patients without major arterial occlusion is effective or safe...
  36. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial atherosclerosis in patients with extracranial, not intracranial, arterial stenosis
    Masao Watanabe
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama
    Intern Med 49:1515-9. 2010
    ..It is not known whether stroke patients with intracranial stenosis often have lower extremity atherosclerosis. The aim of our study was to elucidate this issue...
  37. doi request reprint Early stroke treatment with IV t-PA associated with early recanalization
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 295:53-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the correlation between OTT and early recanalization rate after IV-t-PA therapy...
  38. doi request reprint Recanalization within one hour after intravenous tissue plasminogen activator is associated with favorable outcome in acute stroke patients
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Japan
    Eur Neurol 63:331-6. 2010
    ..However, the time threshold of early recanalization for a favorable outcome remains unclear. The aim of this study was to assess patient outcome 3 months after t-PA therapy among patients with early, delayed and without recanalization...
  39. doi request reprint FLAIR can estimate the onset time in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Junya Aoki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 293:39-44. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study is to investigate a method for determining the onset time of stroke in AIS patients within 24 hours (h) of onset...
  40. doi request reprint The combination of elevated BNP and AF as a predictor of no early recanalization after IV-t-PA in acute ischemic stroke
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 290:37-40. 2010
    ..Most stroke patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) have elevated BNP levels. We investigated the relationships of plasma BNP levels before t-PA infusion and AF with early recanalization after t-PA infusion...
  41. ncbi request reprint Plasma brain natriuretic peptide as an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality after acute ischemic stroke
    Kensaku Shibazaki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan
    Intern Med 48:1601-6. 2009
    ..We investigated whether the plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) level on admission can serve as a biological marker of in-hospital death in patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  42. doi request reprint Early recanalization rate of major occluded brain arteries after intravenous tissue plasminogen activator therapy using serial magnetic resonance angiography studies
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Eur Neurol 62:287-92. 2009
    ..The present study investigated early recanalization rate of major occluded arteries after tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) infusion using serial magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) studies...
  43. doi request reprint Intravenous thrombolysis based on diffusion-weighted imaging and fluid-attenuated inversion recovery mismatch in acute stroke patients with unknown onset time
    Junya Aoki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 31:435-41. 2011
    ..Patients with unknown onset time would be able to receive intravenous thrombolysis when showing diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)/fluid-attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) mismatch...
  44. doi request reprint IV t-PA therapy in acute stroke patients with atrial fibrillation
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 276:6-8. 2009
    ..We investigated clinical characteristics and patient outcome in patients with and without AF after t-PA therapy...
  45. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical brain embolism as a cause of central retinal artery occlusion: a case report
    Koji Hayashi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Stroke Center, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Okayama, Japan
    J Neuroimaging 17:255-7. 2007
    ..No other embolic sources were identified in the carotid artery, aortic arch, or heart. We report herein a case of CRAO caused by paradoxical brain embolism...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hyperglycemia independently increases the risk of early death in acute spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 255:90-4. 2007
    ..It is unclear whether hyperglycemia on admission in patients with acute intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) increases the risk of early death...
  47. ncbi request reprint Serial contrast saline transcranial Doppler examination in a patient with paradoxical brain embolism associated with pulmonary embolism
    Kensaku Shibazaki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 14:788-91. 2007
    ..In a patient with paradoxical brain embolism associated with PE, c-TCD may be useful for both diagnosis of the presence of right-to-left shunting and evaluation of cardio-pulmonary circulation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation as an independent predictor for no early recanalization after IV-t-PA in acute ischemic stroke
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 267:57-61. 2008
    ..Intravenous administration of tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) dissolves the clot and can improve clinical outcome in patients with acute ischemic stroke. However, lack of early recanalization frequently does not result in good outcome...
  49. doi request reprint Kurashiki prehospital stroke scale
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 25:189-91. 2008
  50. doi request reprint Neurological deterioration in small vessel disease may be associated with increase of infarct volume
    Yuka Terasawa
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki medical school 577 Matsushima Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 269:35-40. 2008
    ..The mechanism of neurological deterioration in small vessel disease is unclear. We examined the relationship between neurological deterioration and change of infarct volume in acute small vessel disease...
  51. doi request reprint Recanalization between 1 and 24 hours after t-PA therapy is a strong predictor of cerebral hemorrhage in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 270:48-52. 2008
    ..The most important complication of t-PA therapy is intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). The aim of this study was to use serial MRI studies to identify independent predictors of symptomatic and asymptomatic ICH after t-PA therapy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Spuriously large subcortex infarct due to confluent smaller lesions: a diffusion-weighted MRI/CT study
    Kuniyasu Wada
    Cerebrovascular Division, Department of Neurology, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Eur Neurol 54:161-2. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint New asymptomatic ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging after cerebral angiography
    Kensaku Shibazaki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 266:150-5. 2008
    ..We investigated the frequency of new lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) after conventional cerebral angiography (CAG) in acute stroke patients and associated factors...
  54. doi request reprint Reversible diffusion-weighted lesion in a TIA patient without arterial recanalization: a case report
    Yuka Terasawa
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima Kurashiki city, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 272:183-5. 2008
    ..By the end of follow-up MRI examination, his neurological deficits had completely disappeared. We report here the patient with transient ischemic attack with a reversible ischemic lesion on DWI without early arterial recanalization...
  55. doi request reprint Hemorrhagic transformation of ischemic brain tissue after t-PA thrombolysis as detected by MRI may be asymptomatic, but impair neurological recovery
    Kazumi Kimura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 272:136-42. 2008
    ..However, it has been unclear whether asymptomatic intracranial hemorrhage has clinical implications...
  56. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical brain embolism associated with HCV-related type II mixed cryoglobulinemia
    Kensaku Shibazaki
    Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama, 701 0192, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 14:780-2. 2007
    ..The mechanism of TIA was diagnosed as paradoxical embolism, and we suspect that the cause of the TIA was associated with HCV-related type II mixed cryoglobulinemia...
  57. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical brain embolism with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
    Kenichiro Sakai
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kawasaki, Japan
    Intern Med 50:141-3. 2011
    ..Therefore, the mechanism of TIA was diagnosed as paradoxical embolism. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of paradoxical embolism in a patient with KTS...
  58. ncbi request reprint First impression at stroke onset plays an important role in early hospital arrival
    Yasuyuki Iguchi
    Stroke Center, Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki
    Intern Med 45:447-51. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether or not the patient's and bystander's first impression at stroke onset was associated with hospital arrival time...
  59. doi request reprint Acute stroke patients have occult malignancy more often than expected
    Jyunichi Uemura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan uemuratrail yahoo co jp
    Eur Neurol 64:140-4. 2010
    ..001). The patients with both D-dimer >or=1.3 ng/dl and Hb <12.8 g/dl more frequently had occult malignancy than patients without (p = 0.0088)...
  60. ncbi request reprint [TCD monitoring during intravenous administration of recombinant tissue plasminogen activator]
    Junya Aoki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 50:547-55. 2010
    ..026). TCD monitoring for 1 h during IV rt-PA can diagnose the recanalization based on MRA. TCD monitoring should predict good clinical outcome at three months...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Case of hemodynamic brain infarction diagnosed by transcranial Doppler]
    Yuka Terasawa
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 47:336-9. 2007
    ..Finally we considered the stroke mechanism of this case as hemodynamic stroke based on TCD findings. Serial TCD examinations are useful to identify the hemodynamic mechanism of stroke in such case...
  62. doi request reprint Contrast transcranial Doppler can diagnose large patent foramen ovale
    Kazuto Kobayashi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Matsushima, Kurashiki, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:230-4. 2009
    ..However, the diagnostic accuracy of c-TCD for patent foramen ovale (PFO) remains uncertain. We investigated the relationship between the size of PFO determined by c-TEE and c-TCD findings and assessed the detectable rate of RLS by c-TCD...
  63. doi request reprint Diameter of the basilar artery may be associated with neurological deterioration in acute pontine infarction
    Junya Aoki
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki City, Japan aojyun med kawasaki m ac jp
    Eur Neurol 63:221-6. 2010
    ..The present study investigated the factors related to neurological deterioration in pontine infarction...
  64. ncbi request reprint Mobile aortic plaques are a cause of multiple brain infarcts seen on diffusion-weighted imaging
    Yuji Ueno
    Stroke Center, Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan
    Stroke 38:2470-6. 2007
    ..Recently, mobile aortic plaques (MAPs) have been proposed as embolic sources. However, the clinical characteristics of patients with MAPs are unclear...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Ultrasonography of neck arteries]
    Shinji Yamashita
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School
    Nihon Rinsho 64:401-5. 2006
  66. doi request reprint A case of autoimmune thyroid disease presenting posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
    Yohei Tateishi
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki City, Okayama 701 0192, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 271:203-6. 2008
    ..We report here this case of autoimmune thyroid disease presenting as PRES...
  67. ncbi request reprint [A cardioembolic stroke case involving both the posterior cerebral artery and anterior choroidal artery territories]
    Jyunichi Uemura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 47:237-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, we believed that ICA occlusion caused the infarcts in the territories of both the PCA and the anterior choroidal artery. This is a rare stroke case involving the territories of both the PCA and the anterior choroidal artery...
  68. ncbi request reprint [A case of pontine infarction presenting with conjugate deviation and unilateral conjugate gaze palsy]
    Jyunichi Uemura
    Department of Stroke Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 47:231-3. 2007
    ..This is the first case of pontine infarction presenting with conjugate deviation in which unilateral conjugate gaze palsy and DWI could confirm the pathological lesion...
  69. doi request reprint Large ischemic lesions on diffusion-weighted imaging done before intravenous tissue plasminogen activator thrombolysis predicts a poor outcome in patients with acute stroke
    Kazumi Kimura
    Stroke 39:2388-91. 2008
    ..However, it is unclear whether early ischemic change seen on diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) can be used to predict patient outcomes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Intravenous TPA for very old stroke patients
    Chin I Chen
    Stroke Treatment Team, The University of Texas, Houston, USA
    Eur Neurol 54:140-4. 2005
    ..We studied safety and recanalization/recovery in patients older than 80 years treated with TPA and compared them with younger stroke patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Yield and accuracy of urgent combined carotid/transcranial ultrasound testing in acute cerebral ischemia
    Oleg Y Chernyshev
    Stroke Treatment Team, University of Texas Houston, Texas 77005, USA
    Stroke 36:32-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine the yield and accuracy of NVUE to identify lesions amenable for interventional treatment (LAITs)...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Orolingual angioedema as complication after rt-PA in stroke patient treated with ACE inhibitor]
    Yoko Okada
    Department of Stroke Center, Kawasaki Medical School
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 48:278-80. 2008
    ..Immediately she was treated with methylprednisolone intravenously, and the angioedema improved. Orolingual angioedema should be considered as a complication associated with alteplase in a patient who has taking ACE inhibitor...
  73. ncbi request reprint Analysis of emboli during carotid stenting with distal protection device
    Chin I Chen
    Stroke Treatment Team, University of Texas, Houston, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 21:223-8. 2006
    ..Our goal was to apply this technology to initially characterize emboli detected during carotid stenting with distal protection...
  74. ncbi request reprint [A case of postpartum cerebral angiopathy with intracranial hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhage immediately after delivery]
    Renpei Sengoku
    Department of Neurology, The Jikei University, Kashiwa Hospital
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 45:376-9. 2005
    ..We report here, that PCA may occur even in a normal pregnant woman who was given no medication, and should be considered in the diagnosis of postpartum cerebral vascular diseases in women...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Serial T2 short inversion time inversion recovery images in a patient with medullary hemorrhage]
    Yoko Okada
    Department of Stroke Center, Kawasaki Medical School
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 47:519-21. 2007
    ..A T2* -weighted image and a FLAIR image disclosed edema surrounding the hematoma in the medial medullary lesion. T2* weighted images are useful for diagnosing and evaluating serial changes of medullary hemorrhage...