H Miwa

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Affiliation: Wakayama Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Bicycle sign for differential diagnosis of parkinsonism: is it of use in a hilly country like Japan?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    J Parkinsons Dis 1:167-8. 2011
  2. doi Avoidance of swallowing saliva: a symptom related to aberrant basal ganglia functions?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Neurocase 19:232-5. 2013
  3. ncbi Stereotyped behaviors or punding after quetiapine administration in Parkinson's disease
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:177-80. 2004
  4. doi Effects of T-type calcium channel blockers on a parkinsonian tremor model in rats
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 97:656-9. 2011
  5. ncbi Rodent models of tremor
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Cerebellum 6:66-72. 2007
  6. ncbi Retrograde dopaminergic neuron degeneration following intrastriatal proteasome inhibition
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 380:93-8. 2005
  7. doi Effects of zonisamide on c-Fos expression under conditions of tacrine-induced tremulous jaw movements in rats: a potential mechanism underlying its anti-parkinsonian tremor effect
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:30-5. 2009
  8. ncbi Enlargements of somatosensory-evoked potentials in progressive supranuclear palsy
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo Japan
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:209-12. 2002
  9. ncbi A species-specific difference in the effects of harmaline on the rodent olivocerebellar system
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Brain Res 1068:94-101. 2006
  10. ncbi Intragastric proteasome inhibition induces alpha-synuclein-immunopositive aggregations in neurons in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus in rats
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 401:146-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi Bicycle sign for differential diagnosis of parkinsonism: is it of use in a hilly country like Japan?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    J Parkinsons Dis 1:167-8. 2011
    ..The present study suggested that "bicycle sign" could contribute to earlier and better differential diagnosis of parkinsonism in a hilly country like Japan. ..
  2. doi Avoidance of swallowing saliva: a symptom related to aberrant basal ganglia functions?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Neurocase 19:232-5. 2013
    ..OCD-like behavior may be induced in association with pathological conditions in which aberrant basal ganglia functions are present...
  3. ncbi Stereotyped behaviors or punding after quetiapine administration in Parkinson's disease
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:177-80. 2004
    ....
  4. doi Effects of T-type calcium channel blockers on a parkinsonian tremor model in rats
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 97:656-9. 2011
    ..The present results suggest that T-type calcium channels in the CNS may be a suitable target for developing new therapeutic strategies for treating parkinsonian tremor...
  5. ncbi Rodent models of tremor
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Cerebellum 6:66-72. 2007
    ..Development of convenient and reproducible methods for evaluating rodent tremor is therefore recommended...
  6. ncbi Retrograde dopaminergic neuron degeneration following intrastriatal proteasome inhibition
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 380:93-8. 2005
    ..These results reveal that intrastriatal proteasome inhibition sufficiently induces retrograde dopaminergic neuronal degeneration with abundant accumulation of alpha-synuclein in the SN...
  7. doi Effects of zonisamide on c-Fos expression under conditions of tacrine-induced tremulous jaw movements in rats: a potential mechanism underlying its anti-parkinsonian tremor effect
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:30-5. 2009
    ..To examine the mechanisms underlying the anti-tremor effect of zonisamide in rats under conditions of tacrine-induced tremulous jaw movements (TJMs)...
  8. ncbi Enlargements of somatosensory-evoked potentials in progressive supranuclear palsy
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo Japan
    Acta Neurol Scand 106:209-12. 2002
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of the somatosensory-evoked potential (SEP) in differentiating progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) from other movement disorders...
  9. ncbi A species-specific difference in the effects of harmaline on the rodent olivocerebellar system
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Brain Res 1068:94-101. 2006
    ..Recognition of these species-specific differences in the response of the olivocerebellar system to harmaline is an important consideration for experimental analysis of the rodent model of tremors...
  10. ncbi Intragastric proteasome inhibition induces alpha-synuclein-immunopositive aggregations in neurons in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus in rats
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 401:146-9. 2006
    ..This might also implicate that Lewy body formation in the DMV in PD is possibly related to peroral invasion of environmental toxins that inhibit ubiquitin-proteasome system function...
  11. ncbi Cerebellar atrophy in a patient with anorexia nervosa
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 36:238-41. 2004
    ..Reversible cerebral atrophy (pseudoatrophy) is observable in patients with anorexia nervosa. However, it is extremely rare to see marked cerebellar atrophy...
  12. ncbi Bell's palsy-induced blepharospasm
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Kimiidera, Wakayama, Japan
    J Neurol 249:452-4. 2002
    ..Another speculation is that abnormal afferent input from the paralyzed side contributes to the abnormal sensitization of the blink reflex, thereby facilitating the induction of abnormal facial motor outputs such as blepharospasm...
  13. doi T-type calcium channel as a new therapeutic target for tremor
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, 641 8510, Japan
    Cerebellum 10:563-9. 2011
    ..Based on both basic and clinical studies, the possibility is emerging that T-type calcium channel blockers that transit into the central nervous system may have therapeutic potentials for tremor disorders...
  14. ncbi Familial hemifacial spasm: report of cases and review of literature
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 193:97-102. 2002
    ..Clarifying the role of genetic susceptibility in pathophysiological mechanisms underlying hemifacial spasm is an important approach toward better understanding of the pathogenesis of cranial rhizopathies...
  15. ncbi Effects of zonisamide on experimental tremors in rats
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 14:33-6. 2008
    ..To study the effect of zonisamide on experimental tremors in rats...
  16. ncbi Hair loss induced by dopamine agonist: case report and review of the literature
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 10:51-2. 2003
    ..Although the pathophysiological mechanism underlying the hair loss is unclear, hair loss may be possibly overlooked, and should be noted as a possible side effect of the dopaminergic therapy...
  17. ncbi Zonisamide for the treatment of Parkinson's disease
    Hideto Miwa
    Wakayama Medical University, Department of Neurology, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Expert Rev Neurother 7:1077-83. 2007
    ..Various hypotheses have been proposed, but the supporting data are not yet sufficient to draw any conclusions. Further basic research is required to advance our understanding of the antiparkinsonian mechanism of zonisamide...
  18. ncbi T2-low signal intensity in the cortex in multiple system atrophy
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 211:85-8. 2003
    ..The cortical T2-low signal intensity in MSA might reflect the spread of degenerative processes in the cortex...
  19. doi Alteration of eating behaviors in patients with Parkinson's disease: possibly overlooked?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Neurocase 14:480-4. 2008
    ..Since dopamine is closely involved in acquisition of food preferences, dietary changes with/without compulsive eating may be a manifestation of an alteration of appetitive behaviors due to excessive dopaminergic neurotransmission...
  20. ncbi Fatigue in patients with Parkinson's disease: impact on quality of life
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 50:1553-8. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence of fatigue and factors associated with fatigue in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD)...
  21. ncbi Increased writing activity in Parkinson's disease: a punding-like behavior?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama, Japan 641 8510
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:323-5. 2005
    ....
  22. ncbi Dystonic posturing and circling behaviors induced by dopaminergic agents in rats with unilateral globus pallidus lesions
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2 6 Musashidai, Fuchu City, Tokyo 183, Japan
    Brain Res 781:268-74. 1998
    ..The present unilateral GP-lesion model appears to be a useful one for the pharmacobehavioral investigation of D2-mediated mechanisms...
  23. ncbi Five-day proton pump inhibitor-based quadruple therapy regimen is more effective than 7-day triple therapy regimen for Helicobacter pylori infection
    A Nagahara
    Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 15:417-21. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The cure rate of the 5-day RACM regimen was more effective than the 7-day RAC regimen, suggesting that this regimen could be preferable as a first-line therapy for H. pylori infection...
  24. ncbi Effects of the globus pallidus lesion on the induction of c-Fos by dopaminergic drugs in the striatum possibly via pallidostriatal feedback loops
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 240:167-70. 1998
    ....
  25. ncbi Postural effects of unilateral blockade of glutamatergic neurotransmission in the subthalamic nucleus on haloperidol-induced akinesia in rats
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Fuchu City, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 252:167-70. 1998
    ....
  26. ncbi On-site diagnosis of H. pylori infection by urine
    H Miwa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyoku, 113 8421, Tokyo, Japan
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 39:95-7. 2001
    ..9% sensitivity and 87.9% specificity with 92.9% accuracy, which were comparable or even better than that of both rapid whole blood tests, suggesting its usefulness in screening of H. pylori infection...
  27. ncbi [Three patients with Parkinson's disease whose therapeutic levels were successfully improved after administration of quetiapine for suppression of psychosis]
    Rieko Kodama
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 55:413-7. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi [Effect of zonisamide on resting tremor resistant to antiparkinsonian medication]
    Ichiro Nakanishi
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 55:685-9. 2003
    ..A more detailed random examination should be carried out...
  29. ncbi Functional dyspepsia and Helicobacter pylori infection: a recent consensus up to 1999
    H Miwa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:D60-5. 2000
    ..Our recent study on the Japanese population also supported the consensus, that is, a negative relationship between H. pylori infection and symptoms in functional dyspepsia patients...
  30. doi Clinical efficacy of istradefylline (KW-6002) in Parkinson's disease: a randomized, controlled study
    Yoshikuni Mizuno
    Department of Neurology, Research Institute for Diseases of Old Age, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mov Disord 25:1437-43. 2010
    ..4% (8/125) receiving 40 mg/day istradefylline. We conclude that istradefylline at 20 mg and 40 mg once daily is effective in relieving wearing-off fluctuations of PD patients. In addition, istradefylline was well tolerated at both doses...
  31. ncbi Sensorimotor hemiparesis with secondary cervical dystonia following lateral caudal medullary infarction without signs and symptoms of Wallenberg syndrome
    Yoshinori Kajimoto
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 219:167-8. 2004
    ..It is clinically important to recognize that the lateral caudal medullary infarction appears without signs and symptoms of lower cranial nerve palsies commonly involved in Wallenberg syndrome...
  32. ncbi The role of exogenous risk factors in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Wakayama, Japan
    Tameko Kihira
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Japan
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler 8:150-6. 2007
    ..54, 95% CI 0.30-0.98). In conclusion, CS/SSM, surgical treatment for CS/SSM and occupation at onset are suspected to be risk factors for developing/triggering or worsening ALS...
  33. ncbi Expression of insulin-like growth factor-II and leukemia inhibitory factor antibody immunostaining on the ionized calcium-binding adaptor molecule 1-positive microglias in the spinal cord of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patients
    Tameko Kihira
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, College of Medicine, Wakayama City, Japan
    Neuropathology 27:257-68. 2007
    ..Neuroprotective and/or neurotoxic effects of microglia on motor neurons should be further studied...
  34. doi Survival rate of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, 1966 to 2005
    Tameko Kihira
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 268:95-101. 2008
    ..Bulbar palsy onset and age at onset were expected as predictors of the survival rate...
  35. doi Transcranial sonography of the substantia nigra and MIBG myocardial scintigraphy: complementary role in the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
    Yoshinori Kajimoto
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 15:270-2. 2009
    ..Since TCS and MIBG myocardial scintigraphy can distinctively detect PD-related pathological phenomenon, it is expected that the combination of these tests could contribute to an accurate diagnosis of PD...
  36. ncbi Neurosyphilis with mesiotemporal magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities
    Kiwa Hama
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama
    Intern Med 47:1813-7. 2008
    ..Appropriate diagnosis and commencing adequate treatment are needed for a good prognosis; thus, neurosyphilis should be included in the differential diagnosis of mesiotemporal magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities...
  37. ncbi Changes in the incidence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Wakayama, Japan
    Tameko Kihira
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Japan
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Other Motor Neuron Disord 6:155-63. 2005
    ..However, a high incidence of ALS persisted among males in Wakayama prefecture, especially in the Kozagawa and Koza areas. Some environmental factors and gender specificity may be related to the decreased incidence of ALS in focus areas...
  38. ncbi Subthalamo-pallido-striatal axis: a feedback system in the basal ganglia
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, 2-6 Musashidai, Fuchu-city, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuroreport 12:3795-8. 2001
    ..Therefore, the present findings are evidence of the existence of the subthalamo-pallido-striatal axis as a feedback system in the internal circuits of the basal ganglia...
  39. ncbi Transcranial sonography of the substantia nigra in Japanese patients with Parkinson's disease or atypical parkinsonism: clinical potential and limitations
    Masae Okawa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University
    Intern Med 46:1527-31. 2007
    ..However, TCS of the SN has not been applied in Japanese patients, and its clinical potential has not been determined...
  40. ncbi [Placebo effect in Parkinson's disease]
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimii dera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 59:139-46. 2007
    ..Further basic studies are required to clarify the complex link between dopamine and the reward system, but such findings will contribute to a better understanding of the pathophysiological mechanism underlying the placebo effect in PD...
  41. ncbi Myoclonic tremulous movements in multiple system atrophy are a form of cortical myoclonus
    Yasuyuki Okuma
    Department of Neurology, Juntendo University Izu Nagaoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Mov Disord 20:451-6. 2005
    ..A jerk-locked averaging technique revealed premyoclonic cortical potentials in 9 patients. These findings suggest that small-amplitude myoclonic movements in MSA are a form of cortical myoclonus...
  42. ncbi [A patient with multiple system atrophy presenting prolonged levodopa-responsive parkinsonism and off-dystonia of the trunk]
    Ichiro Nakanishi
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Kimiidera 811 1, Wakayama City, 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 55:605-8. 2003
    ..In patients with MSA, disproportionate antecollis is common before levodopa treatment, and levodopa induced off-dystonia of his trunk is very rare...
  43. ncbi [Benefit of L-DOPA-without-DCI (decarboxylase inhibitor) therapy on wearing-off phenomenon in advanced stages of Parkinson's disease patients]
    Masaya Hironishi
    Department of Neurology, Shingu City Medical Center, Hachibuse 18 7, Shingu city 647 0072, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:127-32. 2002
    ..No adverse event was observed. Levodopa-without-DCI-therapy was effective for controlling motor fluctuation in patients of Parkinson's disease in advanced stages...
  44. doi Combination of transcranial sonography, olfactory testing, and MIBG myocardial scintigraphy as a diagnostic indicator for Parkinson's disease
    M O Izawa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    Eur J Neurol 19:411-6. 2012
    ....
  45. ncbi Recurrent cranial neuropathy as a clinical presentation of idiopathic inflammation of the dura mater: a possible relationship to Tolosa-Hunt syndrome and cranial pachymeningitis
    H Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 154:101-5. 1998
    ..We discuss the relationship of the idiopathic recurrent cranial neuropathy with disorders characterized by inflammation of the dura mater, such as Tolosa-Hunt syndrome and cranial pachymeningitis...
  46. ncbi Effects of subchronic treatment with selegiline on L-DOPA-induced increase in extracellular dopamine level in rat striatum
    Kouichi Adachi
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 101:286-92. 2006
    ..A dose-dependent decrease in DA level was observed, indicating that DA level in selegiline-treated rats can be controlled by L-DOPA dose...
  47. ncbi [Placebo effect in Parkinson's disease]
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimii dera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Brain Nerve 59:139-46. 2007
    ..Further basic studies are required to clarify the complex link between dopamine and the reward system, but such findings will contribute to a better understanding of the pathophysiological mechanism underlying the placebo effect in PD...
  48. ncbi Cerebellar ataxia and leukoencephalopathy associated with cobalamin deficiency
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 216:183-4. 2003
    ..Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a diffuse leukoencephalopathy. Six months after the initiation of methylcobalamin therapy, there were clinical improvement and reduction in the MRI abnormalities...
  49. ncbi Cyclooxygenase-2 downregulates inducible nitric oxide synthase in rat intestinal epithelial cells
    O Kobayashi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 281:G688-96. 2001
    ..JTE-522 increased iNOS protein expression in RIE cells. We conclude that COX-2 suppressed iNOS expression in RIE cells through suppression of NF-kappaB by stabilizing Ikappa-Balpha...
  50. ncbi Strategy for retreatment of therapeutic failure of eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection
    A Nagahara
    Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:613-8. 2001
    ....
  51. ncbi [Clinical features of myelitis in patients with atopic symptoms]
    T Furuya
    Department of Neurology, Juntendo University Urayasu Hospital, 2-1-1 Tomioka, Urayasu-City, Chiba 279-0021, Japan
    No To Shinkei 53:241-5. 2001
    ..Although myelitis of these patients may be a first attack of MS, their findings appear to support a recently emerging concept of the atopic myelitis...
  52. doi Hiccups in Parkinson's disease: an overlooked non-motor symptom?
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 16:249-51. 2010
    ..Although hiccups may be a non-motor symptom of Parkinson's disease (PD), they have attracted little research attention to date...
  53. ncbi [Effect of quetiapine fumarate on drug-induced psychosis in patients with Parkinson's disease]
    Junko Kohmoto
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:489-92. 2002
    ..No remarkable aggravation of parkinsonism was observed. The present results indicate that quetiapine is an useful drug for treating antiparkinsonian-drug-induced psychosis in the patient with Parkinson's disease...
  54. ncbi [Transient improvement of writing tremor by holding breath in volition: a case report]
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 2 1 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:1055-8. 2002
    ..Although the pathophysiological relationship between primary writing tremor and writer's cramp are unclear, the unique characters of this tremor may suggest that a focal task-specific tremor and essential tremor can co-exist...
  55. ncbi Effect of zonisamide on essential tremor: a pilot crossover study in comparison with arotinolol
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 11:101-3. 2005
    ..A controlled trial of this drug in the future would be valuable...
  56. ncbi [Echogenicity of the substantia nigra in Parkinson's disease: its relation to clinical findings]
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
    No To Shinkei 58:199-204. 2006
  57. ncbi Oxidative stress and microglial activation in substantia nigra following striatal MPP+
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    Neuroreport 15:1039-44. 2004
    ..We hope that this model will be useful in developing a disease modifying therapy of Parkinson's disease...
  58. ncbi [Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis associated with extrapyramidal symptoms or signs]
    Kiwa Hama
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 58:779-84. 2006
    ..8%. The incidence of extrapyramidal signs is more frequent than expected by chance, suggesting that the degeneration of basal ganglia and/or substantia nigra may not be so rare in ALS...
  59. ncbi [Unilateral multiple cranial nerve palsies mimicking Garcin syndrome as an atypical symptom of brainstem encephalitis: a case report]
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 55:341-4. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi [Total protein, glucose, chloride]
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University
    Nihon Rinsho 62:163-5. 2004
  61. ncbi [Pure dysarthria caused by a small cortical infarction]
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University
    No To Shinkei 58:534-5. 2006
  62. ncbi [Speech-related tremor of lips: a focal task-specific tremor]
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:327-9. 2002
    ..Administration of a beta-blocker and consumption of small amount of alcohol could effectively improve the tremor, possibly suggesting that this type of tremor might be a clinical variant of essential tremor...
  63. ncbi [Generalized muscle weakness mimicking periodic paralysis in a patient with toluene abuse]
    Shiduka Kamiyoshi
    Department of Neurlogy, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:427-30. 2002
    ....
  64. ncbi [A case of the familial essential myoclonus and epilepsy presenting behavioral arrest]
    Shuhei Morita
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 55:345-8. 2003
    ..From symptomatological as well as genetic aspects, FEME has been suggested to be heterogeneous. We propose that this unique akinetorigid attack might be a new clinical phenotype of FEME...
  65. ncbi [Isolated finger flexion caused by continuous muscle fiber activity]
    Hideto Miwa
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:503-6. 2002
    ..The present findings are likely to be similar to those of a novel form of focal neuromytonia reported recently as 'isolated finger flexion'...
  66. ncbi [The frontal assessment battery at bed side(FAB) in patients with Parkinson's disease]
    Rieko Takagi
    Department of Neurology, Wakayama Medical University, 811 1 Kimiidera, Wakayama City, Wakayama 641 8510, Japan
    No To Shinkei 54:897-902. 2002
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