Experts and Doctors on bell palsy in Ehime, Japan
Locale: Ehime, Japan
Topic: bell palsy
Wakisaka H, Hato N, Honda N, Takahashi H, Kisaki H, Murakami S, et al
. Demyelination associated with HSV-1-induced facial paralysis. Exp Neurol. 2002;178:68-79 pubmed
..From these findings, we concluded that facial nerve paralysis in this model is caused mainly by facial nerve demyelination in the descending root. ..
Hato N, Kohno H, Yamada H, Takahashi H, Gyo K. Role of nitric oxide in the onset of facial nerve palsy by HSV-1 infection. JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2013;139:1339-42 pubmed publisher
..Hato and colleagues elucidate the role of nitric oxide in HSV-1–related facial nerve paralysis in mice and evaluate the role of edaravone, a free radical scavenger, in preventing the paralysis. ..
Hato N, Matsumoto S, Kisaki H, Takahashi H, Wakisaka H, Honda N, et al
. Efficacy of early treatment of Bell's palsy with oral acyclovir and prednisolone. Otol Neurotol. 2003;24:948-51 pubmed
..To investigate the therapeutic effects of acyclovir and prednisolone in relation to the timing of treatment in Bell's palsy...
Hato N, Yamada H, Kohno H, Matsumoto S, Honda N, Gyo K, et al
. Valacyclovir and prednisolone treatment for Bell's palsy: a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled study. Otol Neurotol. 2007;28:408-13 pubmed
..To investigate the effects of valacyclovir and prednisolone in comparison with those of placebo and prednisolone for the treatment of Bell's palsy, excluding zoster sine herpete...
Hato N, Nota J, Komobuchi H, Teraoka M, Yamada H, Gyo K, et al
. Facial nerve decompression surgery using bFGF-impregnated biodegradable gelatin hydrogel in patients with Bell palsy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;146:641-6 pubmed publisher
..The aim of this study was to evaluate the regeneration-facilitating effects of novel facial nerve decompression surgery using bFGF in a gelatin hydrogel in patients with severe Bell palsy...
Hato N, Murakami S, Gyo K. Steroid and antiviral treatment for Bell's palsy. Lancet. 2008;371:1818-20 pubmed publisher