Yoshikazu Okada

Summary

Affiliation: Tokyo Women's Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The efficacy of superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery anastomosis in patients with moyamoya disease complaining of severe headache
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 116:672-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative application of thermography in extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 60:362-5; discussion 365. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Pressure-controlled dual irrigation-suction system for microneurosurgery: technical note
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 65:E625; discussion E625. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative hemodynamic measurements of the vertebral artery and common carotid artery
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:509-15. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Scaled suction for microneurosurgery: technical note
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 57:E413; discussion E413. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for benign cavernous sinus tumors: treatment concept and outcomes in 120 cases
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 52:714-23. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Updated therapeutic strategy for adult low-grade glioma stratified by resection and tumor subtype
    Masayuki Nitta
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 53:447-54. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Gamma Knife robotic microradiosurgery of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus: treatment concept and results in 89 cases
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    J Neurooncol 98:185-94. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the advanced neuroimaging protocol based on plain and gadolinium-enhanced constructive interference in steady state images for gamma knife radiosurgery and planning microsurgical procedures for skull base tumors
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:167-78. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Successful treatment of a blood blister-like aneurysm of the internal carotid artery by trapping with a high-flow bypass
    Akitsugu Kawashima
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 15:797-800. 2008

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. doi request reprint The efficacy of superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery anastomosis in patients with moyamoya disease complaining of severe headache
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 116:672-9. 2012
    ..The efficacy of superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery (STA-MCA) anastomosis in these patients was evaluated by clinicoradiological studies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative application of thermography in extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 60:362-5; discussion 365. 2007
    ..Intraoperative confirmation of effective distribution of blood flow via the donor arteries to the involved region will assure a successful bypass surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Pressure-controlled dual irrigation-suction system for microneurosurgery: technical note
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 65:E625; discussion E625. 2009
    ..We designed a new irrigation-suction system consisting mainly of a pressure-resistant irrigation fluid container, dual irrigation and suction devices, and an intracontainer pressure regulator...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative hemodynamic measurements of the vertebral artery and common carotid artery
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:509-15. 2004
    ..However, this autoregulatory capacity may be overwhelmed by unexpected occlusion of the VA due to postural changes associated with tortuosity, kinking, and/or stenosis of the V1 segment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Scaled suction for microneurosurgery: technical note
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 57:E413; discussion E413. 2005
    ..We have developed scaled suction to facilitate the measurement of aneurysm neck width and tumor size during operations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for benign cavernous sinus tumors: treatment concept and outcomes in 120 cases
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 52:714-23. 2012
    ..8%). Application of microradiosurgical treatment principles provides effective and safe management of benign cavernous sinus tumors and is associated with high probability of lesion shrinkage and minimal risk of complications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Updated therapeutic strategy for adult low-grade glioma stratified by resection and tumor subtype
    Masayuki Nitta
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 53:447-54. 2013
    ..If surgery resulted in EOR <90%, patients with astrocytoma will require second-look surgery, whereas patients with oligodendroglioma or oligoastrocytoma, which are sensitive to chemotherapy, will be treated with chemotherapy. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Gamma Knife robotic microradiosurgery of pituitary adenomas invading the cavernous sinus: treatment concept and results in 89 cases
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    J Neurooncol 98:185-94. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the advanced neuroimaging protocol based on plain and gadolinium-enhanced constructive interference in steady state images for gamma knife radiosurgery and planning microsurgical procedures for skull base tumors
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:167-78. 2013
    ..It requires advanced methods for visualizing the target, which can be effectively attained by a neuroimaging protocol based on plain and gadolinium-enhanced constructive interference in steady state (CISS) images...
  10. doi request reprint Successful treatment of a blood blister-like aneurysm of the internal carotid artery by trapping with a high-flow bypass
    Akitsugu Kawashima
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 15:797-800. 2008
    ..Trapping of the ICA with a bypass, if necessary a high-flow bypass, is recommended...
  11. ncbi request reprint Concept of robotic gamma knife microradiosurgery and results of its clinical application in benign skull base tumors
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:5-15. 2013
    ..In conclusion, applying the microradiosurgical principles based on advanced neuroimaging and highly precise treatment planning is beneficial for patients, providing a high rate of tumor shrinkage and a low morbidity rate...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife treatment strategy for metastatic brain tumors
    Kintomo Takakura
    Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:63-9. 2013
    ..However, it may result in a prominent reduction of treatment-associated -morbidity, which is particularly important in patients with large and/or critically located neoplasm...
  13. doi request reprint Usefulness of intraoperative laser Doppler flowmetry and thermography to predict a risk of postoperative hyperperfusion after superficial temporal artery-middle cerebral artery bypass for moyamoya disease
    Takakazu Kawamata
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurg Rev 34:355-62; discussion 362. 2011
    ..0193) and CHS (p=0.0193). The present study suggests that intraoperative rCBF measurement using laser Doppler flowmetry may predict a risk of post-EC-IC bypass cerebral hyperperfusion in moyamoya disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint Wireless modification of the intraoperative examination monitor for awake surgery
    Kitaro Yoshimitsu
    Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 51:472-6. 2011
    ..The modified IEMAS system is very convenient to use in the narrow space of the operating room...
  15. doi request reprint Outcome after Gamma Knife surgery for intracranial arteriovenous malformations in children
    Noriko Tamura
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 117:150-7. 2012
    ..The focus of the present study was the evaluation of outcomes after unstaged and staged-volume Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) in children harboring intracranial arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)...
  16. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of essential trigeminal neuralgia using Leksell Gamma Knife model C with automatic positioning system: technical nuances and evaluation of outcome in 130 patients with at least 2 years follow-up after treatment
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Faculty of Advanced Techno Surgery, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Neurosurg Rev 34:497-508. 2011
    ..The outcome may be influenced by various technical nuances; therefore, treatment should be preferably done in specialized clinical centers with sufficient expertise in the management of this disorder...
  17. doi request reprint Hemodynamics and changes after STA-MCA anastomosis in moyamoya disease and atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease measured by micro-Doppler ultrasonography
    Hanako Morisawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Neurosurg Rev 36:411-9. 2013
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  18. ncbi request reprint Differentiation of tumor progression and radiation-induced effects after intracranial radiosurgery
    Mikhail F Chernov
    Faculty of Advanced Techno Surgery, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:193-210. 2013
    ..In conclusion, differentiation of tumor progression and radiation-induced effects after intracranial SRS is challenging. It should be based on a complex evaluation of the multiple clinical, radiosurgical, and radiological factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do we really still need an open surgery for treatment of patients with vestibular schwannomas?
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:25-36. 2013
    ..It results in a tumor control rate similar to that seen with microsurgery and provides better preservation of facial nerve function and hearing...
  20. doi request reprint In vitro experiment for verification of the tandem shunt valve system: a novel method for treating hydrocephalus by flexibly controlling cerebrospinal fluid flow and intracranial pressure
    Yasuo Aihara
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:43-7. 2013
    ..The authors have developed a new therapeutic method for treating hydrocephalus, namely the tandem shunt valve system, which has the potential of flexibly controlling the CSF flow rate and intracranial pressure in patients...
  21. doi request reprint External carotid endarterectomy followed by superficial temporal artery to middle cerebral artery anastomosis for internal carotid artery occlusion with advanced ipsilateral external carotid stenosis
    Takakazu Kawamata
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 62:ONS395-9; discussion ONS399. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Gamma Knife surgery for abducent nerve schwannoma. Report of 4 cases
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 113:136-43. 2010
    ..Caution, however, should be used in cases of dumbbell-shaped tumors, particularly those extending through the superior orbital fissure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Management and prognosis of cysts developed on long-term follow-up after Gamma Knife radiosurgery for intracranial arteriovenous malformations
    Masahiro Izawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Surg Neurol 68:400-6; discussion 406. 2007
    ..The objective of the present study was the evaluation of the different management options for these lesions and the corresponding prognosis of patients...
  24. doi request reprint Successful superficial temporal artery-anterior cerebral artery direct bypass using a long graft for moyamoya disease: technical note
    Akitsugu Kawashima
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 67:ons145-9; discussion ons149. 2010
    ..Although some patients with moyamoya disease need revascularization in the anterior cerebral artery (ACA) territory, there are few reports on direct bypass in the ACA territory because of the difficult surgical technique...
  25. doi request reprint Role of proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in preoperative evaluation of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
    Mikhail F Chernov
    International Research and Educational Institute for Integrated Medical Sciences IREIIMS, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 285:212-9. 2009
    ..Presence of significant bilateral metabolic alterations in the mesial temporal lobe structures is associated with worse postoperative seizure control...
  26. pmc A case of corticotroph carcinoma that caused multiple cranial nerve palsies, destructive petrosal bone invasion, and liver metastasis
    Masami Ono
    Department of Medicine II, Institute of Clinical Endocrinology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Endocr Pathol 22:10-7. 2011
    ..The unique aggressive behavior and high potential for malignant transformation of this case are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Meningioma of the internal auditory canal with rapidly progressive hearing loss: case report
    Tatsuya Ishikawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Yachiyo, Chiba, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 51:233-5. 2011
    ..Common symptoms of IAC meningiomas are tinnitus and hearing loss, but rapidly progressive hearing loss is very rare. IAC meningioma is rare but should be taken into consideration as a cause of rapidly progressive hearing loss...
  28. doi request reprint Incidence and predictive factors of cerebral hyperperfusion after extracranial-intracranial bypass for occlusive cerebrovascular diseases
    Kohji Yamaguchi
    1Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 67:1548-54; discussion 1554. 2010
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Information-guided surgical management of gliomas using low-field-strength intraoperative MRI
    Yoshihiro Muragaki
    Faculty of Advanced Techno Surgery, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 109:67-72. 2011
    ..The experience with information-guided surgery of gliomas, based on the integration of the various intraoperative anatomical, functional, and histological data, is reported...
  30. ncbi request reprint Postcarotid endarterectomy cerebral hyperperfusion can be prevented by minimizing intraoperative cerebral ischemia and strict postoperative blood pressure control under continuous sedation
    Takakazu Kawamata
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 64:447-53; discussion 453-4. 2009
    ..We investigated whether our strategy of minimizing intraoperative cerebral ischemia and strict postoperative blood pressure control under continuous sedation prevented postoperative hyperperfusion...
  31. doi request reprint A novel simple real-time electrooculographic monitoring system during transsphenoidal surgeries to prevent postoperative extraocular motor nerve dysfunction
    Takakazu Kawamata
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University Yachiyo Medical Center, 477 96 Owada Shinden, Yachiyo, Chiba, 276 8524, Japan
    Neurosurg Rev 36:371-6. 2013
    ..We have not experienced any more postoperative EOM dysfunction since the first case. EOM monitoring during TSS is a novel, efficient, and simple method to prevent postoperative cranial nerve palsy related to EOM...
  32. ncbi request reprint Technical options for the surgical management of extracranial carotid artery aneurysms. Three case reports
    Taku Yoneyama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 52:208-12. 2012
    ..Proficiency in various vascular reconstruction techniques is a desirable prerequisite for the surgeon in-charge...
  33. ncbi request reprint How to control propofol infusion in pediatric patients undergoing gamma knife radiosurgery
    Kotoe Kamata
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:147-50. 2013
    ..However, a commercially available propofol TCI system has age and weight limitations (<16 years and <30 kg). We examined a manually controlled regimen of propofol appropriate for pediatric GKS...
  34. doi request reprint Application of contrast-enhanced constructive interference in steady state magnetic resonance imaging to Leksell GammaPlan for localizing c2-c3 aneurysms: technical note
    Akitsugu Kawashima
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 65:E1188-90; discussion E1190. 2009
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Phase I/IIa trial of autologous formalin-fixed tumor vaccine concomitant with fractionated radiotherapy for newly diagnosed glioblastoma. Clinical article
    Yoshihiro Muragaki
    Faculty of Advanced Techno Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 115:248-55. 2011
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Gamma knife robotic microradiosurgery for benign skull base meningiomas: tumor shrinkage may depend on the amount of radiation energy delivered per lesion volume (unit energy)
    Motohiro Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 89:6-16. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study was the evaluation of the effectiveness of robotic microradiosurgery of skull base meningiomas using Leksell Gamma Knife model C with an automatic positioning system...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Azygos anterior cerebral artery aneurysm in a patient with Noonan syndrome]
    Bikei Ryu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University
    No Shinkei Geka 41:773-7. 2013
    ..An operation for this aneurysm was performed. We reviewed clinical features of NS with cerebrovascular disease such as aneurysm...
  38. doi request reprint Clinicopathological features of sellar region xanthogranuloma: correlation with Rathke's cleft cyst
    Kosaku Amano
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Kawada cho 8 1 Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Brain Tumor Pathol 30:233-41. 2013
    ..Xanthogranuloma in the sellar region is suspected of being a terminal stage resulting from a secondary reaction caused by repeated inflammatory change, hemorrhage, and degeneration of a Rathke's cleft cyst...
  39. ncbi request reprint Optimal visualization of multiple brain metastases for gamma knife radiosurgery
    Yuko Ono
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 8666, Japan
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 116:159-66. 2013
    ..Optimal management of metastatic brain disease requires precise detection and detailed characterization of all intracranial lesions...
  40. ncbi request reprint Patterns of intracranial glioblastoma recurrence after aggressive surgical resection and adjuvant management: retrospective analysis of 43 cases
    Yoshiyuki Konishi
    Faculty of Advanced Techno Surgery, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 52:577-86. 2012
    ..Tumor progression appears in the wall of the resection cavity or within 2 cm from its margin in approximately half of patients...
  41. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of residual or recurrent craniopharyngioma: new treatment concept using Leksell gamma knife model C with automatic positioning system
    Shoji Yomo
    Faculty of Advanced Techno Surgery, Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 87:360-7. 2009
    ..The present study analyzed the initial experience with the application of the original concept of 'robotic microradiosurgery' using Leksell Gamma Knife Model C with automatic positioning system for management of craniopharyngiomas...
  42. doi request reprint Rosette-forming glioneuronal tumor of the fourth ventricle with neurocytoma component
    Kentaro Chiba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho Shinjuku ku, 162 8666, Tokyo, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 30:351-6. 2014
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Limitations of fetal ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in prenatal diagnosis of congenital cerebral arteriovenous malformations with hemorrhagic onset
    Seiichiro Eguchi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 10:154-8. 2012
    ..Prenatal ICH due to an AVM is rare. The authors discuss their observations and findings...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Four cases of fusiform posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysms successfully treated by trapping and occipital artery-PICA bypass]
    Daiki Ottomo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 40:331-6. 2012
    ..Trapping was adjusted to the specific anatomical circumstances in each case, preserving perforators to the maximum and revascularizing (OA-distal PICA) distal territory...
  45. doi request reprint Postoperative extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid collection--its pathophysiology and clinical management
    Seiichiro Eguchi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Neurosurg 47:125-32. 2011
    ..Therefore, the treatment protocol can be specific...
  46. doi request reprint Initial experience with the use of remote control monitoring and general anesthesia during radiosurgery for pediatric patients
    Kotoe Kamata
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Neurosurg 47:158-66. 2011
    ..In this report, we describe the details of our project with a comprehensive literature review...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hypothalamic hamartoma associated with anterior paraclinoid aneurysm of the internal carotid artery
    Koichi Kato
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 46:491-4. 2006
    ..Postoperative course was uneventful and the gelastic seizures disappeared. No evidence for a causal relationship between the hamartoma and aneurysm was found...
  48. ncbi request reprint Carotid tissue levels of argatroban after direct local delivery during carotid endarterectomy to prevent perioperative cerebral embolism
    Takakazu Kawamata
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 56:913-8; discussion 913-8. 2005
    ..Although local delivery of argatroban is expected to be effective for inhibition of mural clot formation, there is no report of the evaluation of its clinical effectiveness or local drug concentration in humans...
  49. pmc Clinical presentation of intracranial epidermoids: a surgical series of 20 initial and four recurred cases
    Koichi Kato
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    Asian J Neurosurg 5:32-40. 2010
    ..Long-term follow-up imaging studies are required when complete resection of the tumor capsule is not possible. In rare cases, spontaneous cyst rupture, dissemination, and brain stem infarction result in a poor prognosis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Novel method for controlling cerebrospinal fluid flow and intracranial pressure by use of a tandem shunt valve system
    Yasuo Aihara
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Neurosurg 46:12-8. 2010
    ..However, associated problems such as over-drainage and slit-like ventricles, even in patients with anti-siphon devices installed, still remain unresolved...
  51. ncbi request reprint Assessment of Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow Patterns Using the Time-Spatial Labeling Inversion Pulse Technique with 3T MRI: Early Clinical Experiences
    Kayoko Abe
    Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuroradiol J 27:268-79. 2014
    ..CSF flow at the ETV site was confirmed in each patient. With the time-SLIP technique, CSF imaging is sensitive enough to detect kinetic changes in CSF flow due to AS and ETV. ..
  52. doi request reprint A highly sensitive and specific chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay for placental alkaline phosphatase in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with intracranial germinomas
    Shinichiro Watanabe
    Tokyo PLAP Study Group, Division of Internal Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Minamisenju Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Neurosurg 48:141-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop a sensitive assay for measuring CSF PLAP and to evaluate the clinical significance of PLAP in patients with germinomas...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Two cases of iatrogenic vertebral arteriovenous fistulas successfully treated by surgery]
    Taichi Ishiguro
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University Hospital, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 39:269-74. 2011
    ..In this article, we review two cases with iatrogenic vertebral AVFs which were successfully treated surgically and report the advantages of surgical treatment...
  54. doi request reprint Angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker telmisartan reduces cerebral infarct volume and peri-infarct cytosolic phospholipase A(2) level in experimental stroke
    Tomonori Kobayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurotrauma 26:2355-64. 2009
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Epileptic focus stimulation and seizure control in the rat model of kainic acid-induced limbic seizures
    Tomoyuki Urino
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 50:355-60. 2010
    ..Seizure behaviors or duration of seizure were not changed significantly by DBS treatment. DBS of an epileptic focus may attenuate KA-induced limbic seizures, depending on the stimulation sites and parameters...
  56. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant fluvoxamine reduces cerebral infarct volume and ameliorates sensorimotor dysfunction in experimental stroke
    Shinsuke Sato
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuroreport 25:731-6. 2014
    ..From the clinical viewpoint, fluvoxamine may be a promising new therapeutic approach for cerebral infarction. ..
  57. ncbi request reprint [A brain metastasis from ampullary carcinoma: a case report]
    Go Matsuoka
    Department of Neurosurgery, Saitama ken Saiseikai Kurihashi Hospital, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 41:143-8. 2013
    ..Metastases outside the abdominal cavity are rare. Brain metastases from ampullary carcinomas are extremely rare and there are few reports about such cases...
  58. doi request reprint Diagnostic and management difficulties in a case of multiple intracranial juvenile xanthogranuloma
    Kentaro Chiba
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 29:1039-45. 2013
    ..JXG is rare, and few case reports have been published in the past, particularly with multiple intracranial lesions, which as in our case, is an extremely rare finding...
  59. doi request reprint Role of perfusion-weighted imaging at 3T in the histopathological differentiation between astrocytic and oligodendroglial tumors
    Taiichi Saito
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hiroshima University, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 81:1863-9. 2012
    ..This is because there is a growing interest in the diagnostic performance of 3T MR imaging, which has the advantages of a higher signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and greater spatial and temporal resolution...
  60. pmc Filtrate of Phellinus linteus Broth Culture Reduces Infarct Size Significantly in a Rat Model of Permanent Focal Cerebral Ischemia
    Sakiko Suzuki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawadacho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:326319. 2011
    ..Our finding that the higher molecular weight fraction of the P. linteus culture filtrate demonstrated more prominent effect may provide a clue to identify the neuroprotective substances and mechanisms...
  61. ncbi request reprint Clear cells are associated with proliferative activity in ependymoma: a quantitative study
    Keisuke Ishizawa
    Department of Pathology, Saitama Medical University, Saitama 350 0495, Japan
    Clin Neuropathol 31:146-51. 2012
    ..It seems important to assess clear cells, apart from the concept of clear cell ependymoma, when diagnosing an ependymoma...
  62. ncbi request reprint Preoperative mapping for patients with supplementary motor area epilepsy: multimodality brain mapping
    Fumitaka Yamane
    Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:S16-21. 2004
    ..Early postoperative deficits in motor and speech function were profound but patients recovered rapidly. It is concluded that the step of mapping procedures plays an important role in the management of SMA epilepsy surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Intra-arterial vasopressin injection for the treatment of massive bleeding from the external carotid artery after craniofacial trauma--technical note
    Yoshikazu Okada
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:611-4. 2004
    ..Intra-arterial vasopressin injection is a useful option for the treatment of intractable traumatic hemorrhage from inaccessible ECA branches...
  64. pmc Immunohistochemical Detection of 13(R)-hydroxyoctadecadienoic Acid in Atherosclerotic Plaques of Human Carotid Arteries Using a Novel Specific Antibody
    Noriyuki Shibata
    Department of Pathology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Histochem Cytochem 42:197-203. 2009
    ..The present results provide in vivo evidence for the formation of 13(R)-HODE in atherosclerotic lesions of carotid arteries...
  65. doi request reprint Laser microdissection-based analysis of hypoxia- and thioredoxin-related genes in human stable carotid plaques
    Nobuya Okami
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Pathol 18:294-300. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Individualized high-dose cabergoline therapy for hyperprolactinemic infertility in women with micro- and macroprolactinomas
    Masami Ono
    Department of Medicine II, Institute of Clinical Endocrinology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2672-9. 2010
    ..However, the rate of cabergoline-induced pregnancy in women with prolactinoma remains unknown. Also unknown is whether cabergoline can control tumor growth and thereby achieve successful pregnancy in patients with macroprolactinomas...
  67. ncbi request reprint Brain metastasis in malignant pleural mesothelioma presenting as intratumoral hemorrhage
    Tatsuya Ishikawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Saitamaken Saiseikai Kurihashi Hospital, Kuki, Saitama, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 50:1027-30. 2010
    ..Intratumoral hemorrhage may occur in patients with solitary brain metastasis of MPM, so surgery should be considered as a general candidate treatment for metastatic tumors...
  68. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance angiography demonstrating adult moyamoya disease progressing from unilateral to bilateral involvement--case report
    Reiko Kagawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Muikaichi Hospital, Kanoashi gun, Shimane, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 44:183-6. 2004
    ..Follow-up MR angiography should be performed in relatively young patients with "unilateral" moyamoya disease to detect any progression to bilateral moyamoya disease...
  69. ncbi request reprint Fungal meningitic hydrocephalus with repeated shunt malfunction
    Reiko Kagawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Muikaichi Hospital, Kanoashi gun, Shimane, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 48:43-6. 2008
    ..The VP shunt was finally reconstructed. Fluconazole administration was continued. Combination of foramen magnum decompression and long-term administration of fluconazole was effective in this case...
  70. ncbi request reprint Development of hybrid integrated endoscope-holder system for endoscopic microneurosurgery
    Akio Morita
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosurgery 55:926-31; discussion 931-2. 2004
    ..Here, we report the development of a new hybrid integrated endoscope-holder system...
  71. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of nicardipine prolonged-release implants for preventing vasospasm in humans
    Hidetoshi Kasuya
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Stroke 33:1011-5. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to examine the efficacy and safety of nicardipine prolonged-release implants (NPRI) for humans, which have already been proven in dogs...
  72. ncbi request reprint Intracystic papilloma in the breast of a male given long-term phenothiazine therapy: a case report
    Hitoshi Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Minoh City Hospital, 5 7 1, Kayano, Osaka 562 8562, Japan
    Breast Cancer 13:84-8. 2006
    ..There are ten reports of male intracystic papilloma including ours. We report the second case of a patient given long-term phenothiazine therapy, which is known to increase serum prolactin levels...
  73. ncbi request reprint [A case of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia and severe stenosis of the internal carotid artery]
    Tetsuya Takato
    Division of Cardiovascular Disease, The Institute for Adult Diseases Asahi Life Foundation
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 45:100-6. 2008
    ..1. Carotid ultrasonography showed 95 percent stenosis in the left internal carotid artery. As there is no established treatment for ischemic optic neuropathy, the management of risk factors is most important...