Kazumichi Yamada

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Affiliation: Kumamoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Alleviation of camptocormia by bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in a patient with Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:372-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of bilateral pallidal stimulation on DYT1-generalized dystonia in Japanese patients
    Satoshi Goto
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mov Disord 21:1785-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic surgery for subthalamic nucleus stimulation under general anesthesia: a retrospective evaluation of Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto City 860 8556, Kumamoto, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:101-7. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A positive correlation between fractional white matter volume and the response of Parkinson disease patients to subthalamic stimulation
    Tadashi Hamasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:997-1006; discussion 1006. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Long disease duration interferes with therapeutic effect of globus pallidus internus pallidal stimulation in primary cervical dystonia
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Neuromodulation 16:219-25; discussion 225. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Subthalamic nucleus stimulation applied in the earlier vs. advanced stage of Parkinson's disease - retrospective evaluation of postoperative independence in pursuing daily activities
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:746-51. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Modulation of torsinA expression in the globus pallidus internus is associated with levodopa-induced dyskinesia in hemiparkinsonian rats
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 396:62-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Complete suppression of paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia by globus pallidus internus pallidal stimulation
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan
    Mov Disord 21:576-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Cardiac ¹²³I-MIBG scintigraphy as an outcome-predicting tool for subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:2063-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Hemidystonia secondary to thalamic hemorrhage treated with GPi stimulation
    Tadashi Hamasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mov Disord 23:1762-6. 2008

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Alleviation of camptocormia by bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation in a patient with Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 12:372-5. 2006
    ..We report a PD patient in whom chronic bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation produced a striking alleviation of camptocormia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of bilateral pallidal stimulation on DYT1-generalized dystonia in Japanese patients
    Satoshi Goto
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mov Disord 21:1785-7. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic surgery for subthalamic nucleus stimulation under general anesthesia: a retrospective evaluation of Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto City 860 8556, Kumamoto, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:101-7. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that GA compares favorably with LA in surgical procedure for bilateral STN stimulation...
  4. doi request reprint A positive correlation between fractional white matter volume and the response of Parkinson disease patients to subthalamic stimulation
    Tadashi Hamasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:997-1006; discussion 1006. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify new imaging characteristics sufficiently reliable to predict treatment results...
  5. doi request reprint Long disease duration interferes with therapeutic effect of globus pallidus internus pallidal stimulation in primary cervical dystonia
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Neuromodulation 16:219-25; discussion 225. 2013
    ..We retrospectively investigated the correlation between disease duration and the therapeutic effect of globus pallidus internus (GPi) stimulation in patients with primary cervical dystonia (CD)...
  6. doi request reprint Subthalamic nucleus stimulation applied in the earlier vs. advanced stage of Parkinson's disease - retrospective evaluation of postoperative independence in pursuing daily activities
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:746-51. 2009
    ..5 +/- 5.3% in the on-, and 90.4 +/- 6.2% in the off-medication status) (p < 0.0001). Our findings suggest that the delivery of STN stimulation earlier in the course of PD may result in greater independence in postoperative ADL...
  7. ncbi request reprint Modulation of torsinA expression in the globus pallidus internus is associated with levodopa-induced dyskinesia in hemiparkinsonian rats
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 396:62-6. 2006
    ..Ours are the first data to demonstrate the specific modulation of torsinA expression in the basal ganglia of the hyperkinesia model, suggesting that GPi neurons containing torsinA possess pathologic plasticity for LID...
  8. ncbi request reprint Complete suppression of paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia by globus pallidus internus pallidal stimulation
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Japan
    Mov Disord 21:576-9. 2006
    ..Our finding strongly suggests that altered function of neuronal circuits of the basal ganglia underlies the manifestation of PxD...
  9. doi request reprint Cardiac ¹²³I-MIBG scintigraphy as an outcome-predicting tool for subthalamic nucleus stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:2063-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to clarify the correlation between cardiac MIBG uptake parameters and the outcome in PD patients subjected to the subthalamic nucleus stimulation...
  10. doi request reprint Hemidystonia secondary to thalamic hemorrhage treated with GPi stimulation
    Tadashi Hamasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, Honjo, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mov Disord 23:1762-6. 2008
    ..2% and 34.3% in Cases 1 and 2, respectively. We suggest GPi stimulation as a possible alternative to treat secondary hemidystonia...
  11. doi request reprint Usefulness of the coherence entrainment test for deep brain stimulation for a patient with atypical tremor
    Yu Hasegawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Chuo Ku, Kumamoto shi, Kumamoto ken 8608556, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 20:1161-2. 2013
    ..We concluded that CET can determine the surgical indications for an unusual tremor that must be differentiated from that of psychogenic origin. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Concurrent hemichorea and migrainous aura--a perfusion study on the basal ganglia using xenon-computed tomography
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mov Disord 23:425-9. 2008
    ..Our study suggests that vascular event underlies the migrainous aura in this case and secondarily provokes a loss of inhibitory control of the motor thalamus resulting in the manifestation of hemichorea...
  13. ncbi request reprint Seizures as a presenting symptom in neurosurgical patients: a retrospective single-institution analysis
    Tadashi Hamasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Hospital, 1 1 1 Honjo, Chuo Ku, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan Electronic address
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 115:2336-40. 2013
    ..To obtain background information, we performed a retrospective study in which we investigated the incidence of seizures as one of the presenting symptoms in neurosurgical patients admitted to our department during the past 43 years...
  14. doi request reprint Higher incidence of epilepsy in meningiomas located on the premotor cortex: a voxel-wise statistical analysis
    Tadashi Hamasaki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Hospital, Honjo, Chuo Ku, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:2241-9. 2012
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic biopsy for multifocal, diffuse, and deep-seated brain tumors using Leksell's system
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Kumamoto, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 11:263-7. 2004
    ..While it carries a low morbidity rate without mortality in our series, care must be taken for selected target sites in highly vascularized lesions exhibiting positive tumor stains...
  16. ncbi request reprint GPi pallidotomy for Parkinson's disease with drug-induced psychosis
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:35-40. 2003
    ..The present study suggested that DIP, even if its degree is not severe, may be a limiting factor of the therapeutic potential of pallidotomy in patients with PD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Response of postapoplectic hemichorea/ballism to GPi pallidotomy: progressive improvement resulting in complete relief
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mov Disord 19:1111-4. 2004
    ..HCB has never recurred up to the present (9 months follow-up period). This note is the first report describing detailed postsurgical process in HCB relief after pallidotomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Thalamic stimulation alleviates levodopa-resistant rigidity in a patient with non-Parkinson's disease parkinsonian syndrome
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan Department of Functional Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan Electronic address
    J Clin Neurosci 21:882-4. 2014
    ..Our findings suggest thalamic stimulation as a therapeutic option for drug-resistant rigidity (and tremor) in patients with parkinsonian syndromes ineligible for DBS targeted at the globus pallidus internus or subthalamic nucleus...
  19. ncbi request reprint Bilateral subthalamic nucleus stimulation results in reversal of alopecia in Parkinson's disease
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:353-5. 2004
    ..At 8 months after surgery, hair again covered his entire head. Our study presents a new aspect of the benefit of STN stimulation with regard to drug-induced non-motor symptoms in patient with PD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Secondary cervical dystonia following stereotactic radiosurgery in a patient with thalamic glioma
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Surg Neurol 68:665-70. 2007
    ..We report the first patient with secondary CD after stereotactic radiosurgery for thalamic glioma. Possible network abnormalities relevant to manifestation of CD were discussed...
  21. ncbi request reprint Functional anatomy of the basal ganglia in X-linked recessive dystonia-parkinsonism
    Satoshi Goto
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Ann Neurol 58:7-17. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Brain metastases from asymptomatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas: an autopsy case report
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, Kumamoto City Hospital, Japan
    Surg Neurol 58:332-6; discussion 336-7. 2002
    ..Because pancreatic cancer usually has a rapidly progressive nature, the majority of affected patients die from primary lesions before exhibiting clinical signs suggestive of brain metastases...
  23. ncbi request reprint MR imaging features of a scalp plexiform schwannoma
    Kazumichi Yamada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University School of Medicine and Kumamoto Neurosurgical Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:291-4. 2004
    ..A surgical specimen was histologically confirmed as schwannoma. The MR imaging findings reported herein may aid in the preoperative diagnosis of this relatively rare scalp tumor...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lack of Reelin causes malpositioning of nigral dopaminergic neurons: evidence from comparison of normal and Reln(rl) mutant mice
    Shigeyuki Nishikawa
    Laboratory of Neurobiology, Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, Kumamoto 860 8556, 1 1 1 Honjo, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 461:166-73. 2003
    ..We hypothesize that Reelin plays a role in the positioning of nigral dopaminergic neurons and that it can act as an environmental cue at a remote site far from its birthplace via a transaxonal delivery system...
  25. ncbi request reprint Involvement of reelin and Cajal-Retzius cells in the developmental formation of vertical columnar structures in the cerebral cortex: evidence from the study of mouse presubicular cortex
    Shigeyuki Nishikawa
    Laboratory of Neurobiology, Department of Neurosurgery, Kumamoto University Medical School, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860 8556, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 12:1024-30. 2002
    ..Based on the present findings, we hypothesize that reelin and Cajal-Retzius cells regulate the developmental formation of not only horizontal laminations, but also vertical columnar structures in the cerebral cortex...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rapid regrowth of solitary subependymal giant cell astrocytoma--case report
    Keizo Yamamoto
    Department of Neurosurgery, Miyazaki Prefectural Nobeoka Hospital, Nobeoka, Miyazaki
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 42:224-7. 2002
    ..Total resection of the tumor was performed. Microscopic and immunohistochemical studies could not identify the cause of the rapid regrowth. SEGA can regrow rapidly after partial removal of the tumor...