Wataru Kakuda

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Affiliation: Jikei University School of Medicine
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Combination Protocol of Low-Frequency rTMS and Intensive Occupational Therapy for Post-stroke Upper Limb Hemiparesis: a 6-year Experience of More Than 1700 Japanese Patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8461, Japan
    Transl Stroke Res 7:172-9. 2016
  2. doi request reprint High-frequency rTMS using a double cone coil for gait disturbance
    W Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Neurol Scand 128:100-6. 2013
  3. pmc Optimal definition for PWI/DWI mismatch in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 28:887-91. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Optimal outcome measures for detecting clinical benefits of early reperfusion: insights from the DEFUSE Study
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:235-40. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy for poststroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis: preliminary study of a 15-day protocol
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:339-45. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Combination treatment of low-frequency rTMS and occupational therapy with levodopa administration: an intensive neurorehabilitative approach for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Int J Neurosci 121:373-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Application of combined 6-Hz primed low-frequency rTMS and intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    NeuroRehabilitation 29:365-71. 2011
  8. pmc A multi-center study on low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis in post-stroke patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:4. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Baseline severity of upper limb hemiparesis influences the outcome of low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy in patients who have had a stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PM R 3:516-22; quiz 522. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Anti-spastic effect of low-frequency rTMS applied with occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shimbashi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 25:496-502. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Combination Protocol of Low-Frequency rTMS and Intensive Occupational Therapy for Post-stroke Upper Limb Hemiparesis: a 6-year Experience of More Than 1700 Japanese Patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8461, Japan
    Transl Stroke Res 7:172-9. 2016
    ..001). Our proposed combination protocol can be a potentially safe and useful therapeutic intervention for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke, although its efficacy should be confirmed in a randomized controlled study. ..
  2. doi request reprint High-frequency rTMS using a double cone coil for gait disturbance
    W Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Neurol Scand 128:100-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of high-frequency rTMS applied over bilateral leg motor areas with a double cone coil on walking function after stroke...
  3. pmc Optimal definition for PWI/DWI mismatch in acute ischemic stroke patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 28:887-91. 2008
    ..Defining mismatch with a larger PWI/DWI ratio may provide greater power for detecting beneficial effects of reperfusion...
  4. doi request reprint Optimal outcome measures for detecting clinical benefits of early reperfusion: insights from the DEFUSE Study
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 17:235-40. 2008
    ..There is no consensus regarding which clinical outcome scales are the most sensitive indicators of early reperfusion in patients with acute stroke...
  5. doi request reprint Low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy for poststroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis: preliminary study of a 15-day protocol
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:339-45. 2010
    ..In conclusion, our 15-day protocol of low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive OT seems feasible not only for improving motor function, but also for reducing spasticity in the affected upper limb in post stroke hemiparetic patients...
  6. doi request reprint Combination treatment of low-frequency rTMS and occupational therapy with levodopa administration: an intensive neurorehabilitative approach for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Int J Neurosci 121:373-8. 2011
    ..Our proposed protocol featuring levodopa administration, low-frequency rTMS, and intensive occupational therapy could provide a safe and feasible intervention for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke...
  7. doi request reprint Application of combined 6-Hz primed low-frequency rTMS and intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    NeuroRehabilitation 29:365-71. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc A multi-center study on low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis in post-stroke patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 9:4. 2012
    ..The aims of this pilot study were to confirm the safety and feasibility of the protocol in a large number of patients from different institutions, and identify predictors of the clinical response to the treatment...
  9. doi request reprint Baseline severity of upper limb hemiparesis influences the outcome of low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy in patients who have had a stroke
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PM R 3:516-22; quiz 522. 2011
    ..To clarify whether the efficacy of combined low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) and intensive occupational therapy (OT) depends on baseline severity of upper limb hemiparesis after stroke...
  10. doi request reprint Anti-spastic effect of low-frequency rTMS applied with occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shimbashi, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 25:496-502. 2011
    ..To determine the effects of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with occupational therapy (OT) on the spasticity of the hemiparetic upper limb after stroke...
  11. doi request reprint Effectiveness of low-frequency rTMS and intensive speech therapy in poststroke patients with aphasia: a pilot study based on evaluation by fMRI in relation to type of aphasia
    Masahiro Abo
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Neurol 68:199-208. 2012
    ..To assess the safety and clinical efficacy of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (LF-rTMS) combined with intensive speech therapy (ST) in poststroke patients with aphasia...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term effects of injection of botulinum toxin type A combined with home-based functional training for post-stroke patients with spastic upper limb hemiparesis
    Toru Takekawa
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8461, Japan
    Acta Neurol Belg 113:469-75. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Bihemispheric repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke: a preliminary study
    Naoki Yamada
    aDepartment of Rehabilitation, Shimizu Hospital, Kurayoshi, Tottori bDepartment of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Rehabil Res 36:323-9. 2013
    ..The findings provide a new avenue for the treatment of patients with poststroke hemiparesis. ..
  14. doi request reprint Randomized, multicenter, comparative study of NEURO versus CIMT in poststroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis: the NEURO-VERIFY Study
    Masahiro Abo
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Stroke 9:607-12. 2014
    ..Many poststroke patients suffer functional motor limitation of the affected upper limb, which is associated with diminished health-related quality of life...
  15. doi request reprint High-frequency rTMS applied over bilateral leg motor areas combined with mobility training for gait disturbance after stroke: a preliminary study
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 27:1080-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to clarify the clinical effect of an in-patient protocol featuring rTMS with a double cone coil and mobility training for gait disturbance after stroke...
  16. doi request reprint Applicability of the two-step thickened water test in patients with poststroke dysphagia: a novel assessment tool for paste food aspiration
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:817-21. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that the TTWT might be a useful assessment tool for evaluating the risk of paste food aspiration in patients with poststroke dysphagia...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of the effects of high- and low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on upper limb hemiparesis in the early phase of stroke
    Nobuyuki Sasaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 22:413-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the rTMS modality that is more beneficial for upper limb hemiparesis in the early phase of stroke using a randomized controlled trial...
  18. doi request reprint Botulinum toxin type A injection, followed by home-based functional training for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke
    Toru Takekawa
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Rehabil Res 35:146-52. 2012
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Therapeutic application of 6-Hz-primed low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive speech therapy for post-stroke aphasia
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 25:1242-8. 2011
    ..To clarify the safety, feasibility and efficacy of 6-Hz-primed low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with intensive speech therapy (ST) for post-stroke aphasic patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint High-frequency rTMS on leg motor area in the early phase of stroke
    Nobuyuki Sasaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, International University of Health and Welfare Atami Hospital, 13 1, Higashi Kaigan cho, Atami shi, Shizuoka, 413 0012, Japan
    Acta Neurol Belg . 2016
    ..Application of HF-rTMS over the bilateral leg motor areas has potential to be a new rehabilitation therapy for patients in the acute phase of stroke...
  21. doi request reprint Functional magnetic stimulation using a parabolic coil for dysphagia after stroke
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuromodulation 17:637-41; discussion 641. 2014
    ..However, there is no report that describes the effectiveness of functional magnetic stimulation (FMS) for dysphagia. The purpose of this study is to clarify the effectiveness of FMS for poststroke dysphagia...
  22. doi request reprint Repetitive Peripheral Magnetic Stimulation With Intensive Swallowing Rehabilitation for Poststroke Dysphagia: An Open-Label Case Series
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Neuromodulation 18:630-4; discussion 634-5. 2015
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Therapeutic administration of atomoxetine combined with rTMS and occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke: a case series study of three patients
    Shoji Kinoshita
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8461, Japan
    Acta Neurol Belg 116:31-7. 2016
    ..No atomoxetine-related side effects were noted. Our protocol of triple therapy of atomoxetine, low-frequency rTMS, and OT is safe and feasible intervention for upper limb hemiparesis after stroke...
  24. doi request reprint Clinical management provided by board-certificated physiatrists in early rehabilitation is a significant determinant of functional improvement in acute stroke patients: a retrospective analysis of Japan rehabilitation database
    Shoji Kinoshita
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 24:1019-24. 2015
    ..We tested the hypothesis that clinical outcome of stroke patients who receive early rehabilitation managed by board-certificated physiatrists (BCP) is generally better than that provided by other medical specialties...
  25. doi request reprint Local muscle injection of botulinum toxin type a synergistically improves the beneficial effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and intensive occupational therapy in post-stroke patients with spastic upper limb hemiparesis
    Naoki Yamada
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Neurol 72:290-8. 2014
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Which cortical area is related to the development of dysphagia after stroke? A single photon emission computed tomography study using novel analytic methods
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Neurol 67:74-80. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to clarify cortical areas related to the development of dysphagia in poststroke patients using novel analytic methods for single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging...
  27. doi request reprint Low-frequency rTMS combined with intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis after brain tumour resection
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 24:1505-10. 2010
    ..To assess the safety, feasibility and efficacy of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with occupational therapy (OT) in a hemiparetic patient who had undergone brain tumour resection...
  28. pmc Effects of testosterone levels on functional recovery with rehabilitation in stroke patients
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 54:794-8. 2014
    ..24; P < 0.001). Our data suggest that serum Free-T levels have a positive effect for discharge FIM in male stroke patients. ..
  29. doi request reprint Noninvasive brain stimulation for dysphagia after acquired brain injury: a systematic review
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine
    J Med Invest 63:153-8. 2016
    ..Further trials of larger sample sizes are needed to determine the most appropriate noninvasive brain stimulation protocol. J. Med. Invest. 63: 153-158, August, 2016. ..
  30. doi request reprint Association between seven days per week rehabilitation and functional recovery of acute stroke patients: A retrospective cohort study based on Japan Rehabilitation Database
    Shoji Kinoshita
    Nishi Hiroshima Rehabilitation Hospital, 6 265, Miyake, Saeki ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima 731 5143, Japan Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil . 2016
    ..To test the hypothesis that functional outcome of stroke patients who receive seven days per week rehabilitation (7DWR) is generally better than that of similar patients who undergo five to six days per week rehabilitation...
  31. pmc Effects of ankle-foot orthoses on functional recovery after stroke: a propensity score analysis based on Japan rehabilitation database
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0122688. 2015
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate potential effects of ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) on the functional recovery of post-acute stroke patients following rehabilitation...
  32. doi request reprint Functional cortical reorganization after low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation plus intensive occupational therapy for upper limb hemiparesis: evaluation by functional magnetic resonance imaging in poststroke patients
    Naoki Yamada
    Shimizu Hospital, Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan
    Int J Stroke 8:422-9. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Impact of board-certificated physiatrists on rehabilitation outcomes in elderly patients after hip fracture: An observational study using the Japan Rehabilitation Database
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 16:963-8. 2016
    ..To clarify the impact on rehabilitation outcomes of board-certificated physiatrists (BCP) as the physicians with primary responsibility for elderly patients in convalescent rehabilitation wards after hip fracture...
  34. doi request reprint Validation of the
    Shoji Kinoshita
    Nishi Hiroshima Rehabilitation Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Rehabil Med 48:764-768. 2016
    ..To validate the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) Core Set for stroke in the assessment of functional status and disability in Japanese stroke patients...
  35. doi request reprint Atomoxetine administration combined with intensive speech therapy for post-stroke aphasia: evaluation by a novel SPECT method
    Naoki Yamada
    a Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Neurosci 126:829-38. 2016
    ..In addition, we investigated the effect of atomoxetine treatment on neural activity of surrounding lesioned brain areas...
  36. pmc High-frequency rTMS for the Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A Case Series
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan
    Intern Med 55:3515-3519. 2016
    ..In most of the patients, treatment resulted in an improvement of fatigue symptoms. High-frequency rTMS applied over the DLPFC can therefore be a potentially useful therapy for CFS patients...
  37. doi request reprint Influence of repetitive peripheral magnetic stimulation on neural plasticity in the motor cortex related to swallowing
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Rehabil Res 39:263-6. 2016
    ..The results indicated that repetitive magnetic stimulation increased motor-evoked potential amplitude of swallowing muscles, suggesting facilitation of the motor cortex related to swallowing in healthy individuals. ..
  38. doi request reprint Six-day course of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation plus occupational therapy for post-stroke patients with upper limb hemiparesis: a case series study
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Disabil Rehabil 32:801-7. 2010
    ..To clarify the safety and feasibility of a 6-day protocol of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with intensive occupational therapy (OT) for upper limb hemiparesis...
  39. doi request reprint Low-frequency rTMS with language therapy over a 3-month period for sensory-dominant aphasia: case series of two post-stroke Japanese patients
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Brain Inj 24:1113-7. 2010
    ..To examine the safety and feasibility of therapeutic application of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) combined with language therapy for post-stroke patients with sensory-dominant aphasia...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Intravenous administration of a tissue plasminogen activator beyond 3 hours of the onset of acute ischemic stroke--MRI-based decision making]
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 19 18 Nishi shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8471, Japan
    Brain Nerve 60:1173-80. 2008
    ....
  41. pmc Effect of home-based training using a slant board with dorsiflexed ankles on walking function in post-stroke hemiparetic patients
    Yasuhide Nakayama
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Phys Ther Sci 28:2353-7. 2016
    ..The improvement in walking function could be due to a forward shift of the center of gravity, which can be an important part of motor learning for gait improvement. ..
  42. doi request reprint Very Early versus Delayed Rehabilitation for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients with Intravenous Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator: A Nationwide Retrospective Cohort Study
    Ryo Momosaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cerebrovasc Dis 42:41-8. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the association between very early rehabilitation and outcomes in acute ischemic stroke patients who received tissue plasminogen activator, using a national inpatient database in Japan...
  43. doi request reprint Effects of low-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation combined with intensive speech therapy on cerebral blood flow in post-stroke aphasia
    Takatoshi Hara
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8461, Japan
    Transl Stroke Res 6:365-74. 2015
    ..The results indicate that more effective rTMS intervention needs to be explored for patients who show right hemisphere language activation in an fMRI language evaluation. ..
  44. pmc Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor in Beneficial Effects of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Upper Limb Hemiparesis after Stroke
    Masachika Niimi
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 11:e0152241. 2016
    ..rTMS seems to alter brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and such effect is influenced by BDNF gene polymorphism...
  45. doi request reprint Functional MRI-based therapeutic rTMS strategy for aphasic stroke patients: a case series pilot study
    Wataru Kakuda
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Neurosci 120:60-6. 2010
    ..Treatment resulted in improvement of language function in all four patients. Our therapeutic rTMS strategy seems to be a clinically feasible neurorehabilitative approach for poststroke aphasic patients...
  46. doi request reprint Bilateral high- and low-frequency rTMS in acute stroke patients with hemiparesis: a comparative study with unilateral high-frequency rTMS
    Nobuyuki Sasaki
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital, Tokyo, Japan and
    Brain Inj 28:1682-6. 2014
    ..However, no study has examined the usefulness of bilateral application of HF- and LF-rTMS (BL-rTMS)...
  47. doi request reprint Brain perfusion and upper limb motor function: a pilot study on the correlation between evolution of asymmetry in cerebral blood flow and improvement in Fugl-Meyer Assessment score after rTMS in chronic post-stroke patients
    Toru Takekawa
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8, Nishi Shimbashi, Minato ku, 105 8461 Tokyo, Japan
    J Neuroradiol 41:177-83. 2014
    ..The purpose of this retrospective pilot study was to identify cerebral cortical regions with improved perfusion that correlated with improvement of upper limb motor function after repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Rehabilitation for Cerebrovascular Disease: Current and new methods in Japan
    Masahiro Abo
    Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Japan Med Assoc J 55:240-5. 2012
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint [Neuroimaging and neurorehabilitation for aphasia]
    Masahiro Abo
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, 3 25 8 Nishi shinbashi, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Brain Nerve 62:141-9. 2010
    ..The application of newly developed neuroimaging techniques may provide additional important information for improving neurorehabilitative intervention for aphasia...
  50. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging profiles predict clinical response to early reperfusion: the diffusion and perfusion imaging evaluation for understanding stroke evolution (DEFUSE) study
    Gregory W Albers
    Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences and the Stanford Stroke Center, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Neurol 60:508-17. 2006
    ..To determine whether prespecified baseline magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) profiles can identify stroke patients who have a robust clinical response after early reperfusion when treated 3 to 6 hours after symptom onset...