Yasuo Terao

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint New perspectives on the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease as assessed by saccade performance: a clinical review
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1491-506. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Deterioration of horizontal saccades in progressive supranuclear palsy
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:354-63. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Diffuse central hypomyelination presenting as 4H syndrome caused by compound heterozygous mutations in POLR3A encoding the catalytic subunit of polymerase III
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 320:102-5. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary face motor area as the motor representation of articulation
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku1, 13 8655 Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol 254:442-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty-minute mobile phone use on visuo-motor reaction time
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2504-11. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Studying higher cerebral functions by transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 59:9-17. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty-minute mobile phone exposure on saccades
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1545-56. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Vocal amusia in a professional tango singer due to a right superior temporal cortex infarction
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Neuropsychologia 44:479-88. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric transmission of visuomotor information for motor implementation
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan 113 8655
    Cereb Cortex 15:1025-36. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Modifying the cortical processing for motor preparation by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Yasuo Terao
    University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1556-73. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint New perspectives on the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease as assessed by saccade performance: a clinical review
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1491-506. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Deterioration of horizontal saccades in progressive supranuclear palsy
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:354-63. 2013
    ..To investigate horizontal saccade changes according to disease stage in patients with progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)...
  3. doi request reprint Diffuse central hypomyelination presenting as 4H syndrome caused by compound heterozygous mutations in POLR3A encoding the catalytic subunit of polymerase III
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 320:102-5. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary face motor area as the motor representation of articulation
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku1, 13 8655 Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol 254:442-7. 2007
    ..Cortico-cortical fibers connecting face-M1 with the lower premotor areas including Broca's area may also be important for articulatory control...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty-minute mobile phone use on visuo-motor reaction time
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:2504-11. 2006
    ..To investigate whether exposure to pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic field (pulsed EMF) emitted by a mobile phone has short-term effects on the visuo-motor choice reaction time (RT) and movement time (MT)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Studying higher cerebral functions by transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Suppl Clin Neurophysiol 59:9-17. 2006
    ..The application of the offline method will extend from improving cognitive functions by TMS to the treatment of neurological and psychiatric patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty-minute mobile phone exposure on saccades
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1545-56. 2007
    ..To investigate whether exposure to pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic field (pulsed EMF) emitted by a mobile phone has short-term effects on saccade performances...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vocal amusia in a professional tango singer due to a right superior temporal cortex infarction
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Neuropsychologia 44:479-88. 2006
    ..Such impairment could not be explained by the impairment of pitch perception. The findings suggest that damage to the right temporoparietal cortex is enough to produce both perceptive and expressive deficits in music...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interhemispheric transmission of visuomotor information for motor implementation
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan 113 8655
    Cereb Cortex 15:1025-36. 2005
    ..The right hemisphere may play a role mainly in calculating target and effector information, determining RT, while the left hemisphere may play a role in elaborating the motor program and determining MT...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modifying the cortical processing for motor preparation by repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Yasuo Terao
    University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1556-73. 2007
    ..The primary motor area, especially of the left hemisphere, may take over this processing, implementing motor output based on the information processed in other areas...
  11. doi request reprint Initiation and inhibitory control of saccades with the progression of Parkinson's disease - changes in three major drives converging on the superior colliculus
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Neuropsychologia 49:1794-806. 2011
    ..Finally, SC disinhibition due to leaky suppression may represent functional compensation from neural structures outside BG, leading to hyper-reflexivity of saccades and milder clinical symptoms...
  12. ncbi request reprint Basic mechanisms of TMS
    Yasuo Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Neurophysiol 19:322-43. 2002
    ..With further investigation of the neural mechanisms of TMS, these techniques will open up new possibilities for investigating the physiologic function of the brain as well as opportunities for clinical application...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quadro-pulse stimulation is more effective than paired-pulse stimulation for plasticity induction of the human motor cortex
    Masashi Hamada
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2672-82. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that a greater enhancement of motor cortical excitability is provoked by increasing the number of pulses per train beyond those by paired-pulse stimulation (PPS)...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of electromagnetic field emitted by a mobile phone on the inhibitory control of saccades
    Tomoko Okano
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:603-11. 2010
    ..To investigate whether exposure to a pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic field (pulsed EMF) emitted by a mobile phone has short-term effects on the inhibitory control of saccades...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin concentration changes in the contralateral hemisphere during and after theta burst stimulation of the human sensorimotor cortices
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 180:667-75. 2007
    ..Those are partly compatible with the previous findings. In addition to between the primary motor cortices, bilateral connection is requisite for smooth bimanual coordination between the sensory cortices or premotor cortices...
  16. doi request reprint Double-pulse magnetic brain stem stimulation: mimicking successive descending volleys
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 100:3437-44. 2008
    ..Using this new technique, we can obtain more information about the central motor conduction even when single BST fails to elicit any MEP...
  17. doi request reprint Prominent cauda equina involvement in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 290:112-4. 2010
    ..CECT was prolonged in 9 patients (81.8%), whereas the ankle-knee conduction was delayed in 4 (36.4%). The proximal segments are more frequently involved than the distal segments in this disorder...
  18. doi request reprint Magnetic lumbosacral motor root stimulation with a flat, large round coil
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:770-5. 2009
    ..The aim of this paper is to develop a reliable method for supramaximal magnetic spinal motor root stimulation (MRS) for lower limb muscles using a specially devised coil...
  19. doi request reprint Cortico-conus motor conduction time (CCCT) for leg muscles
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1930-3. 2010
    ..To measure the conduction time from the motor cortex to the conus medullaris (cortico-conus motor conduction time, CCCT) for leg muscles using magnetic stimulation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Facilitatory effect on the motor cortex by electrical stimulation over the cerebellum in humans
    Nobue Kobayashi Iwata
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 8655, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 159:418-24. 2004
    ..We conclude that the motor cortical facilitation is evoked by cerebellar stimulation in humans...
  21. ncbi request reprint Median nerve somatosensory evoked potentials and their high-frequency oscillations in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Masashi Hamada
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:877-86. 2007
    ..To investigate sensory cortical changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), we studied somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs) and their high-frequency oscillation potentials...
  22. doi request reprint Magnetic stimulation of the cauda equina in the spinal canal with a flat, large round coil
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 284:46-51. 2009
    ..The MATS coil facilitates evaluation of spinal nerve conduction in the cauda equina...
  23. pmc Primary motor cortical metaplasticity induced by priming over the supplementary motor area
    Masashi Hamada
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Physiol 587:4845-62. 2009
    ..The data support the view that the homeostatic changes are mediated via mechanisms of metaplasticity and highlight an important interplay between M1 and SMA regarding homeostatic plasticity in humans...
  24. ncbi request reprint Origin of facilitation in repetitive, 1.5ms interval, paired pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (rPPS) of the human motor cortex
    Masashi Hamada
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:1596-601. 2007
    ..To confirm its cortical facilitation, we compared the after-effects of rPPS on MEPs to single pulse TMS over the motor cortex (motor cortical MEPs) with those to brainstem stimulation (brainstem MEPs)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of thirty minutes mobile phone use on the human sensory cortex
    Kaoru Yuasa
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 117:900-5. 2006
    ..To investigate whether the pulsed high-frequency electromagnetic field (pulsed EMF) emitted by a mobile phone for 30 min has short-term effects on human somatosensory evoked potentials (SEPs)...
  26. doi request reprint Motor cortical epilepsia partialis continua in a patient with a localized sensory cortical lesion
    Setsu Nakatani-Enomoto
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 111:762-5. 2009
    ..The brain MRI showed a high intensity lesion localized at the hand sensory area. These results suggest that the jerks were produced by discharges at the motor cortex probably disinhibited by the sensory cortical lesion...
  27. ncbi request reprint Short and long duration transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the human hand motor area
    Toshiaki Furubayashi
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 185:279-86. 2008
    ..The effect provoked by long duration tDCS may be short-term potentiation or depression like effects...
  28. doi request reprint Forty-hertz triple-pulse stimulation induces motor cortical facilitation in humans
    Ritsuko Hanajima
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Res 1296:15-23. 2009
    ..These results suggest that a triad of TMS pulses can enhance an intrinsic oscillatory rhythm of the motor cortex (40 Hz) and facilitate cortical activity at an ISI corresponding to the frequency of that rhythm...
  29. doi request reprint Aging influences central motor conduction less than peripheral motor conduction: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, 4 1 22 Hiroo, Shibuya ku, Tokyo 150 8935, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 46:932-6. 2012
    ..In this study we investigated the effects of aging on corticospinal tract conduction by measuring the corticoconus motor conduction time (CCCT)...
  30. doi request reprint Cerebellar dysfunction in progressive supranuclear palsy: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study
    Yuichiro Shirota
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mov Disord 25:2413-9. 2010
    ..Our results are compatible with the pathological findings showing severe dentate nucleus degeneration in PSP patients...
  31. doi request reprint Diffusion tensor tract-specific analysis of the uncinate fasciculus in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Kanako Sato
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuroradiology 52:729-33. 2010
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Efferent and afferent evoked potentials in patients with adrenomyeloneuropathy
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 112:131-6. 2010
    ..This paper investigates efferent and afferent conductions of the central nervous system by various evoked potentials in patients with adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of motor cortical stimulation on the excitability of contralateral motor and sensory cortices
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku, 113 8655 Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 158:519-26. 2004
    ..This has a secondary effect of enhancing the responsiveness of the sensory cortex through cortico-cortical connections...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison between short train, monophasic and biphasic repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the human motor cortex
    Noritoshi Arai
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:605-13. 2005
    ..To compare motor evoked potentials (MEPs) elicited by short train, monophasic, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulations (rTMS) with those by short train, biphasic rTMS...
  35. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities of voluntary saccades in Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome: pathophysiological consideration
    Yoshiko Nomura
    Segawa Neurological Clinic for Children, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Dev 25:S48-54. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Recovery function of and effects of hyperventilation on somatosensory evoked high-frequency oscillation in Parkinson's disease and myoclonus epilepsy
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Neurosci Res 46:485-92. 2003
    ..We conclude that (1) Giant HFOs are normally regulated by inhibitory neuronal systems involving in paired stimulation SEP. (2) The late HFOs must reflect bursts of GABAergic inhibitory interneurons...
  37. doi request reprint Magnetic-motor-root stimulation: review
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 124:1055-67. 2013
    ..In this review article, we summarise the basic mechanisms, recent topics, clinical applications, comparison to electrical stimulation, pitfalls, safety and additional issues in magnetic-motor-root stimulation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Differences in after-effect between monophasic and biphasic high-frequency rTMS of the human motor cortex
    Noritoshi Arai
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2227-33. 2007
    ..To study differences in the long-term after-effect between high-frequency, monophasic and biphasic repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)...
  39. doi request reprint Small saccades restrict visual scanning area in Parkinson's disease
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mov Disord 26:1619-26. 2011
    ..This indicates that small saccade amplitude is the main cause of impaired visual scanning in Parkinson's disease patients...
  40. doi request reprint Postural tremor in X-linked spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy
    Ritsuko Hanajima
    Department of Neurology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Mov Disord 24:2063-9. 2009
    ..Subclinical sensory disturbance or a decrease of motor unit numbers might be candidates for such peripheral factors contributing to tremor genesis in SBMA...
  41. doi request reprint Reduced interhemispheric inhibition in mild cognitive impairment
    Ryosuke Tsutsumi
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 218:21-6. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that transcallosal connection between bilateral M1 is primarily involved in MCI, regardless of SAI dysfunction...
  42. doi request reprint Bidirectional modulation of sensory cortical excitability by quadripulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (QPS) in humans
    Setsu Nakatani-Enomoto
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 123:1415-21. 2012
    ..These physiological characters were compatible with synaptic plasticity. In this research, we studied effects of QPS on the primary sensory cortex (S1)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of high frequency electromagnetic field (EMF) emitted by mobile phones on the human motor cortex
    Satomi Inomata-Terada
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 28:553-61. 2007
    ..This is the first study of MEPs after electromagnetic exposure from a mobile phone in neurological patients...
  44. doi request reprint Influence of short-interval intracortical inhibition on short-interval intracortical facilitation in human primary motor cortex
    Yuichiro Shirota
    Dept of Neurology, Div of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 104:1382-91. 2010
    ..We propose that CS might inhibit the second peak of SICF at the interneurons responsible for I3 waves...
  45. doi request reprint Supramaximal responses can be elicited in hand muscles by magnetic stimulation of the cervical motor roots
    Lumine Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Stimul 3:153-60. 2010
    ..The amplitude of compound muscle action potentials (CMAPs) evoked in response to magnetic cervical motor root stimulation (MRS) has rarely been used as a diagnostic parameter because of the difficulty in obtaining supramaximal CMAPs...
  46. doi request reprint A conduction block in sciatic nerves can be detected by magnetic motor root stimulation
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 331:174-6. 2013
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Triad-conditioning transcranial magnetic stimulation in Parkinson's disease
    Ritsuko Hanajima
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo Hospital, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan Electronic address
    Brain Stimul 7:74-9. 2014
    ..We recently reported a new method of triad-conditioning TMS to detect the excitability changes after rhythmic conditioning stimuli, which induce facilitation by 40-Hz stimulation in healthy volunteers...
  48. doi request reprint Conditioning intensity-dependent interaction between short-latency interhemispheric inhibition and short-latency afferent inhibition
    Ryosuke Tsutsumi
    Dept of Neurology, Div of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Univ of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurophysiol 108:1130-7. 2012
    ..On the basis of these findings, we conclude that interneurons mediating SIHI and SAI have mutual, direct, and inhibitory interaction in a conditioning intensity-dependent manner...
  49. doi request reprint Increased primary motor cortical excitability by a single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation over the supplementary motor area
    Yuichiro Shirota
    Division of Neuroscience, Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 219:339-49. 2012
    ..We conclude that a single-pulse TMS over SMA modulates a facilitatory circuit within M1...
  50. doi request reprint Effects of W-CDMA 1950 MHz EMF emitted by mobile phones on regional cerebral blood flow in humans
    Yoko Mizuno
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 30:536-44. 2009
    ..The subtraction analysis revealed no significant rCBF changes caused by the EMF conditions compared with the sham exposure, suggesting that EMF emitted by a third generation mobile phone does not affect rCBF in humans...
  51. pmc Bidirectional long-term motor cortical plasticity and metaplasticity induced by quadripulse transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Masashi Hamada
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Physiol 586:3927-47. 2008
    ..The broad range of after-effects produced by the new rTMS protocol opens up new possibilities for detailed examination of theories of metaplasticity in humans...
  52. doi request reprint Inter-individual variation in the efficient stimulation site for magnetic brainstem stimulation
    Yuichiro Shirota
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 122:2044-8. 2011
    ..To investigate inter-individual variation in the efficiency of magnetic brainstem stimulation (BST) with regard to the stimulation site...
  53. doi request reprint Focal lesion in upper part of brachial plexus can be detected by magnetic cervical motor root stimulation
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, 4 1 22 Hiroo, Shibuya ku, Tokyo 150 8935, Japan
    Brain Stimul 6:538-40. 2013
    ..The utilities of magnetic cervical motor root stimulation are well known for lesions in the lower part of the brachial plexus, but not for lesions in the other parts...
  54. pmc Mechanisms of intracortical I-wave facilitation elicited with paired-pulse magnetic stimulation in humans
    Ritsuko Hanajima
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Physiol 538:253-61. 2002
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Effects of a high-frequency, low-intensity, biphasic conditioning train of TMS pulses on the human motor cortex
    Noritoshi Arai
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 462:188-92. 2009
    ..Furthermore, CS10 evoked MEP inhibition at longer intervals. Results show that a train of high-frequency, low-intensity, biphasic TMS pulses can have a strong inhibitory effect on the motor cortex...
  56. pmc Where do neurologists look when viewing brain CT images? An eye-tracking study involving stroke cases
    Hideyuki Matsumoto
    Department of Neurology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 6:e28928. 2011
    ..Both neurologists and control subjects used the "bottom-up salience" form of visual attention, although the neurologists more effectively used the "top-down instruction" form...
  57. ncbi request reprint Exaggerated 16-20 Hz motor cortical oscillation in patients with positive or negative myoclonus
    Yoshikazu Ugawa
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:1278-84. 2003
    ..In the present paper, we describe 4 patients with non-repetitive positive or negative myoclonus whose jerks were preceded by 16-20 Hz oscillatory EEG potentials over the contralateral sensorimotor cortex...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Severely abnormal electroencephalogram in two patients who were treated with cefepime]
    Yuichiro Shirota
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 52:356-9. 2012
    ..Arguably, the EEG findings shown here can be a clue to correct diagnosis of CFPM induced encephalopathy...
  59. doi request reprint Evaluation of spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy by the clustering index method
    Mana Higashihara
    Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 44:539-46. 2011
    ..Our purpose was to test the utility of the CI method for evaluating lower motor neuron involvement in SBMA patients...
  60. doi request reprint Effects of the motor cortical quadripulse transcranial magnetic stimulation (QPS) on the contralateral motor cortex and interhemispheric interactions
    Ryosuke Tsutsumi
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan and
    J Neurophysiol 111:26-35. 2014
    ..We suppose that the LTP-like effect on the contralateral M1 may be produced by some interhemispheric interactions through the corpus callosum. ..
  61. doi request reprint Isolated pyramidal tract impairment in the central nervous system of adult-onset Krabbe disease with novel mutations in the GALC gene
    Shin Ichi Tokushige
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Teishin Hospital, 2 14 23 Fujimi, Chiyoda ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Dev 35:579-81. 2013
    ..G569S, proved the diagnosis of Krabbe disease. Our findings show that adult-onset Krabbe disease is characterized by isolated pyramidal tract impairment in the central nervous system, both neurophysiologically and radiologically...
  62. ncbi request reprint Functional connectivity revealed by single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) during repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) of the motor cortex
    Shingo Okabe
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Neurophysiol 114:450-7. 2003
    ..In the present study, we studied effects of 1 Hz repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over the left primary motor cortex (M1) on regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) using single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  63. doi request reprint Far-field potentials in hypothenar motor unit number estimation
    Mana Higashihara
    Division of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine 3, National Defense Medical College, Namiki 3 2, Tokorozawa shi, Saitama 3598513, Japan
    Muscle Nerve 48:191-7. 2013
    ..Contamination by far-field potentials (FFPs) may interfere with motor unit number estimation (MUNE) in the ulnar nerve...
  64. doi request reprint Effects of short-term W-CDMA mobile phone base station exposure on women with or without mobile phone related symptoms
    Toshiaki Furubayashi
    Department of Neurology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 30:100-13. 2009
    ..In conclusion, we found no evidence of any causal link between hypersensitivity symptoms and exposure to EMF from base stations...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cortical hemoglobin-concentration changes under the coil induced by single-pulse TMS in humans: a simultaneous recording with near-infrared spectroscopy
    Hitoshi Mochizuki
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 169:302-10. 2006
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  66. ncbi request reprint Pure alexia for kana. Characterization of alexia with lesions of the inferior occipital cortex
    Yasuhisa Sakurai
    Department of Neurology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 268:48-59. 2008
    ..To characterize reading impairments caused by lesions in the posterior occipital cortices...
  67. doi request reprint Quadri-pulse stimulation (QPS) induced LTP/LTD was not affected by Val66Met polymorphism in the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) gene
    Koichiro Nakamura
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 487:264-7. 2011
    ..It is conspicuous that the QPS for 30min does elicit stable bidirectional long-term effects even in subjects with non-Val-Val polymorphism of BDNF...
  68. ncbi request reprint Engagement of gaze in capturing targets for future sequential manual actions
    Yasuo Terao
    Section for Physiology, Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umea University, SE 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    J Neurophysiol 88:1716-25. 2002
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  69. ncbi request reprint Comparison of different methods for estimating motor threshold with transcranial magnetic stimulation
    Ritsuko Hanajima
    Clin Neurophysiol 118:2120-2. 2007