Yuko Shimizu

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Affiliation: Tokyo Women's Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Plasma osteopontin levels are associated with disease activity in the patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    J Neuroimmunol 263:148-51. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of interferon β-1b in Japanese patients with optic-spinal multiple sclerosis
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 223:211-4. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Association of Th1/Th2-related chemokine receptors in peripheral T cells with disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Neurol 66:91-7. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint A case of biopsy-proven leptomeningeal amyloidosis and intravenous Ig-responsive polyneuropathy associated with the Ala25Thr transthyretin gene mutation
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Amyloid 13:37-41. 2006
  5. doi request reprint The MG-QOL15 Japanese version: validation and associations with clinical factors
    Masayuki Masuda
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 46:166-73. 2012
  6. pmc Factors associated with depressive state in patients with myasthenia gravis: a multicentre cross-sectional study
    Yasushi Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Sendai Medical Center, Sendai, Japan
    BMJ Open 1:e000313. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Neutralizing antibodies are associated with a reduction of interferon-β efficacy during the treatment of Japanese multiple sclerosis patients
    Douglas Kazutoshi Sato
    Department of Neurology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 228:85-92. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Ulcerated carotid plaques with ultrasonic echolucency are causatively associated with thromboembolic cerebrovascular events
    Tomomi Nakamura
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:93-9. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint [Case report of HTLV-1 associated myelopathy (HAM) manifested after renal transplantation]
    Yuri Inose
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, School of Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 50:241-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint A case of adenoid cystic carcinoma presenting as Garcin's syndrome without mass formation
    Yuri Inose
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 51:87-91. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Plasma osteopontin levels are associated with disease activity in the patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    J Neuroimmunol 263:148-51. 2013
    ..These are the first results to suggest that plasma OPN in NMO patients may be a useful marker, playing an important role in inflammation, disease activity, and disease progression, as well as MS. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of interferon β-1b in Japanese patients with optic-spinal multiple sclerosis
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 223:211-4. 2011
    ..59 ± 0.34 → 0.13 ± 0.15) (P = 0.027) after IFNβ-1b therapy. These results suggest that IFNβ is therapeutically effective in inhibiting functional worsening and reducing relapse rate in "genuine" OSMS...
  3. doi request reprint Association of Th1/Th2-related chemokine receptors in peripheral T cells with disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Neurol 66:91-7. 2011
    ..Furthermore, this ratio was more strongly linked to immune and inflammatory activity in NMO patients than in MS patients, and may represent an important factor in differentiating the pathogenesis of MS and NMO...
  4. ncbi request reprint A case of biopsy-proven leptomeningeal amyloidosis and intravenous Ig-responsive polyneuropathy associated with the Ala25Thr transthyretin gene mutation
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Amyloid 13:37-41. 2006
    ..These characteristic clinical manifestations may have resulted from the Ala25Thr TTR gene mutation...
  5. doi request reprint The MG-QOL15 Japanese version: validation and associations with clinical factors
    Masayuki Masuda
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 46:166-73. 2012
    ..Our study aim was to produce a Japanese translation of the 15-item Myasthenia Gravis Quality-of-Life Scale (MG-QOL15), assess its reliability and validity, and examine clinical factors affecting self-perceived QOL in MG...
  6. pmc Factors associated with depressive state in patients with myasthenia gravis: a multicentre cross-sectional study
    Yasushi Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Sendai Medical Center, Sendai, Japan
    BMJ Open 1:e000313. 2011
    ..Unchanged status despite treatment and early disease stage are also significant background factors for depressive state, along with disease severity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neutralizing antibodies are associated with a reduction of interferon-β efficacy during the treatment of Japanese multiple sclerosis patients
    Douglas Kazutoshi Sato
    Department of Neurology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 228:85-92. 2012
    ..Therefore, routine NAbs testing is recommended also in Asian populations to ensure the early identification of patients who would benefit from a change in therapy...
  8. doi request reprint Ulcerated carotid plaques with ultrasonic echolucency are causatively associated with thromboembolic cerebrovascular events
    Tomomi Nakamura
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:93-9. 2013
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  9. ncbi request reprint [Case report of HTLV-1 associated myelopathy (HAM) manifested after renal transplantation]
    Yuri Inose
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, School of Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 50:241-5. 2010
    ..More investigations are needed to clarify the mechanisms in the development of HAM associated with renal transplantation...
  10. ncbi request reprint A case of adenoid cystic carcinoma presenting as Garcin's syndrome without mass formation
    Yuri Inose
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 51:87-91. 2012
    ..The neurological manifestations were considered to be attributed to the perineural spread of ACC. It is extremely rare for ACC to show Garcin's syndrome without mass formation...
  11. doi request reprint Adversive seizures associated with periodic lateralised epileptiform discharges (PLEDs) after left orbital contusion
    Takahiro Takeda
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Epileptic Disord 14:422-5. 2012
    ..Further studies are warranted to determine the role of subcortical structures in the generation of PLEDs and adversive seizures. [Published with video sequences]...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Bucillamine-induced dermatomyositis-like clinical features in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis]
    Takahiro Takeda
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 45:45-8. 2005
    ..In conclusion, when RA patients treated with BUC show a clinical picture compatible with dermatomyositis, its causative relationship has to be considered...
  13. ncbi request reprint [A young patient with endometrioid adenocarcinoma who suffered Trousseau's syndrome associated with vasculitis]
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 42:227-32. 2002
    ..We emphasize that patients with Trousseau's syndrome can be associated with other paraneoplastic manifestations such as vasculitis as seen in this patient...
  14. doi request reprint Renin-angiotensin system blockade safely reduces blood pressure in patients with minor ischemic stroke during the acute phase
    Tomomi Nakamura
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:435-40. 2010
    ..Our findings indicate that low doses of candesartan or perindopril safely reduce SBP in hypertensive patients with acute ischemic stroke...
  15. doi request reprint Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4C in Japan: report of a case
    Masahiro Iguchi
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Kawada cho 8 1, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 47:283-6. 2013
    ..We report the first documented case of CMT4C in East Asia. Furthermore, we estimate the proportion of CMT4C in Japan and compare the same with that in European countries...
  16. doi request reprint Topical naphazoline in the treatment of myasthenic blepharoptosis
    Yuriko Nagane
    Department of Neurology, Hanamaki General Hospital, 4 28 Kajoh chou, Hanamaki 025 0075, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 44:41-4. 2011
    ..We examined the efficacy of topical naphazoline in the treatment of myasthenic blepharoptosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Clinical features of NMO according to brain MRI findings]
    Yuko Shimizu
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Nerve 62:933-43. 2010
    ..This review presents the characteristic clinical features of NMO according to the brain MRI findings and the features that can be used to distinguish NMO from MS...
  18. pmc Characterization of a broadly reactive monoclonal antibody against norovirus genogroups I and II: recognition of a novel conformational epitope
    Tomoyuki Shiota
    Department of Developmental Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Virol 81:12298-306. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, we are the first group to identify the GI and GII cross-reactive monoclonal antibody, which recognizes the novel conformational epitope. From these data, MAb14-1 could be used further to develop immunochromatography...
  19. doi request reprint Anti-signal recognition particle myopathy in the first decade of life
    Shigeaki Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Neurol 45:114-6. 2011
    ..Anti-signal recognition particle myopathy can occur in the first decade of life and should be included in the differential diagnosis for children with progressive limb girdle muscle weakness and high creatine kinase levels...