- Newborn screening for inborn errors of metabolism in Japan. A history of the development of newborn screeningTeruo Kitagawa
Tokyo Health Service Association, 1 2, Sadohara cho Ichigaya, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8402, Japan
Pediatr Endocrinol Rev 10:8-25. 2012..The Japanese nationwide NBS has been performed for 35 years. This paper reviews the Japanese history of the development of NBS which has enabled more IEM patients to lead active and productive lives today...
- Hepatorenal tyrosinemiaTeruo Kitagawa
Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan
Proc Jpn Acad Ser B Phys Biol Sci 88:192-200. 2012..Early treatment would require a diet low in phenylalanine and tyrosine, administration of 2-(2-nitoro-4-trifluoromethylbenzoyl)-1,3-cyclohexanedione (NTBC), and liver transplantation...