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A case of anti-Hu antibody- and anti-GluRε2 antibody-positive paraneoplastic neurological syndrome presenting with limbic encephalitis and peripheral neuropathy

Samejima, S., Tateishi, T., Arahata, H., Shigeto, H., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 7, p. 467-472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Limbic Encephalitis
Paraneoplastic Syndromes
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Anti-Idiotypic Antibodies
Extremities
1 Citation (Scopus)

A case of Borrelia brainstem encephalitis presenting with severe dysphagia

Kawano, Y., Shigeto, H., Shiraishi, Y., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 4, p. 265-267 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Borrelia
Encephalitis
Deglutition Disorders
Brain Stem
Diplopia
16 Citations (Scopus)

A case of immune-mediated encephalopathy showing refractory epilepsy and extensive brain MRI lesions associated with anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase antibody

Kobayakawa, Y., Tateishi, T., Kawamura, N., Doi, H., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Feb 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 2, p. 92-97 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glutamate Decarboxylase
Brain Diseases
Epilepsy
Antibodies
Brain
1 Citation (Scopus)

A case of mononeuropathy multiplex associated with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

Nakamura, N., Shigeto, H., Isobe, N., Tanaka, M., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jul 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 7, p. 482-484 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mononeuropathies
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura
Paresthesia
Ulnar Nerve
Platelet Count
16 Citations (Scopus)

Altered production of brain-derived neurotrophic factor by peripheral blood immune cells in multiple sclerosis

Yoshimura, S., Ochi, H., Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Motomura, K., Matsuoka, T., Minohara, M. & Kira, J. I., Oct 1 2010, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 16, 10, p. 1178-1188 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Multiple Sclerosis
Blood Cells
Interferon-beta
Serum
42 Citations (Scopus)

Aquaporin-4 astrocytopathy in Baló's disease

Matsuoka, T., Suzuki, S. O., Iwaki, T., Tabira, T., Ordinario, A. T. & Kira, J. I., Nov 1 2010, In : Acta neuropathologica. 120, 5, p. 651-660 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporin 4
Sclerosis
Neuromyelitis Optica
Immunoglobulins
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
5 Citations (Scopus)

Asymmetrical cerebral perfusion demonstrated by noninvasive arterial spin-labeling perfusion imaging in a patient with corticobasal degeneration

Dashjamts, T., Yoshiura, T., Hiwatashi, A., Yamashita, K., Abe, K., Ohyagi, Y., Kira, J. & Honda, H., Jan 1 2010, In : Japanese Journal of Radiology. 28, 1, p. 75-78 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebrovascular Circulation
Perfusion Imaging
Regional Blood Flow
Ideomotor Apraxia
Perfusion
Neuromyelitis Optica
Helicobacter pylori
Multiple Sclerosis
Neutrophils
Proteins
15 Citations (Scopus)

Autonomic failures in Perry syndrome with DCTN1 mutation

Ohshima, S., Tsuboi, Y., Yamamoto, A., Kawakami, M., Farrer, M. J., Kira, J. I. & Shii, H., Nov 1 2010, In : Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 16, 9, p. 612-614 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mutation
Hypoventilation
Orthostatic Hypotension
Parkinsonian Disorders
Pedigree
30 Citations (Scopus)

B-cell activating factor of the tnf family is upregulated in neuromyelitis optica

Okada, K., Matsushita, T., Kira, J. I. & Tsuji, S., Jan 2010, In : Neurology. 74, 2, p. 177-178 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

B-Cell Activating Factor
Neuromyelitis Optica
Predictive Value of Tests
Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
Lymphocyte Activation
10 Citations (Scopus)

CSF angiotensin II and angiotensin-converting enzyme levels in anti-aquaporin-4 autoimmunity

Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Kawajiri, M., Mogi, M., Tsukuda, K., Horiuchi, M., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Aug 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 295, 1-2, p. 41-45 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporin 4
Neuromyelitis Optica
Peptidyl-Dipeptidase A
Autoimmunity
Angiotensin II
59 Citations (Scopus)

CSF chemokine alterations related to the clinical course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Tanaka, M., Matsushita, T., Kikuchi, H., Isobe, N., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., May 1 2010, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 222, 1-2, p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chemokines
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Cytokines
Motor Neuron Disease
12 Citations (Scopus)

Fibro-fatty volume of culprit lesions in virtual histology intravascular ultrasound is associated with the amount of debris during carotid artery stenting

Matsumoto, S., Nakahara, I., Higashi, T., Iwamuro, Y., Watanabe, Y., Takezawa, M., Murata, D., Yokota, T., Kira, J. I. & Yamada, T., Apr 1 2010, In : Cerebrovascular Diseases. 29, 5, p. 468-475 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Arteries
Histology
Carotid Endarterectomy
Carotid Stenosis
Glass
68 Citations (Scopus)

Human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stromal cells differentiate into functional schwann cells that sustain peripheral nerve regeneration

Matsuse, D., Kitada, M., Kohama, M., Nishikawa, K., Makinoshima, H., Wakao, S., Fujiyoshi, Y., Heike, T., Nakahata, T., Akutsu, H., Umezawa, A., Harigae, H., Kira, J. I. & Dezawa, M., Sep 2010, In : Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology. 69, 9, p. 973-985 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nerve Regeneration
Umbilical Cord
Schwann Cells
Mesenchymal Stromal Cells
Peripheral Nerves
7 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of paranodal myelin detachment and sodium channel loss in vivo by Campylobacter jejuni DNA-binding protein from starved cells (C-Dps) in myelinated nerve fibers

Piao, H., Minohara, M., Kawamura, N., Li, W., Mizunoe, Y., Umehara, F., Goto, Y., Kusunoki, S., Matsushita, T., Ikenaka, K., Maejima, T., Nabekura, J. I., Yamasaki, R. & Kira, J. I., Jan 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 288, 1-2, p. 54-62 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sulfoglycosphingolipids
Myelinated Nerve Fibers
Campylobacter jejuni
Sodium Channels
DNA-Binding Proteins
21 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of HLA-DRB1 alleles on the susceptibility and resistance to multiple sclerosis in Japanese patients with respect to anti-aquaporin 4 antibody status

Isobe, N., Matsushita, T., Yamasaki, R., Ramagopalan, S. V., Kawano, Y., Nishimura, Y., Ebers, G. C. & Kira, J., Feb 1 2010, In : Multiple Sclerosis. 16, 2, p. 147-155 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporin 4
HLA Antigens
Multiple Sclerosis
Alleles
Antibodies
27 Citations (Scopus)

Longitudinally extensive myelopathy in Caucasians: A West Australian study of 26 cases from the Perth Demyelinating Diseases Database

Qiu, W., Wu, J. S., Zhang, M. N., Matsushita, T., Kira, J. I., Carroll, W. M., Mastaglia, F. L. & Kermode, A. G., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 81, 2, p. 209-212 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Databases
Neuromyelitis Optica
Immunoglobulin G
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multiple Sclerosis

Lisak, R. P. & Kira, J-I., May 18 2010, International Neurology: A Clinical Approach. Wiley-Blackwell, p. 366-374 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Multiple Sclerosis
79 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple system degeneration with basophilic inclusions in Japanese ALS patients with FUS mutation

Tateishi, T., Hokonohara, T., Yamasaki, R., Miura, S., Kikuchi, H., Iwaki, A., Tashiro, H., Furuya, H., Nagara, Y., Ohyagi, Y., Nukina, N., Iwaki, T., Fukumaki, Y. & Kira, J. I., Mar 1 2010, In : Acta neuropathologica. 119, 3, p. 355-364 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Sarcoma
Mutation
Genes
Spinocerebellar Tracts
30 Citations (Scopus)

Oscillatory gamma synchronization binds the primary and secondary somatosensory areas in humans

Hagiwara, K., Okamoto, T., Shigeto, H., Ogata, K., Somehara, Y., Matsushita, T., Kira, J. I. & Tobimatsu, S., May 1 2010, In : NeuroImage. 51, 1, p. 412-420 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somatosensory Cortex
Multiple Sclerosis
Magnetoencephalography
Magnetic Fields
Healthy Volunteers
13 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic spectrum of hereditary neuralgic amyotrophy caused by the SEPT9 R88W mutation

Ueda, M., Kawamura, N., Tateishi, T., Sakae, N., Motomura, K., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 81, 1, p. 94-96 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brachial Plexus Neuritis
Septins
Mutation
Brachial Plexus
Upper Extremity
45 Citations (Scopus)

Reappraisal of brain MRI features in patients with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica according to anti-aquaporin-4 antibody status

Matsushita, T., Isobe, N., Piao, H., Matsuoka, T., Ishizu, T., Doi, H., Masaki, K., Yoshiura, T., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Apr 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 291, 1-2, p. 37-43 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporin 4
Neuromyelitis Optica
Multiple Sclerosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Antibodies

Recent progress in multiple sclerosis research: Astrocytopathy in demyelinating diseases

Kira, J. I., Dec 1 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 11, p. 788-793 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Demyelinating Diseases
Aquaporin 4
Multiple Sclerosis
Research
14 Citations (Scopus)

Recurrent Hopkin's syndrome: A case report and review of the literature

Piero, P., Longo, M. R., Scalia, F., Polosa, R., Kira, J. I. & Falsaperla, R., Oct 15 2010, In : Journal of the Neurological Sciences. 297, 1-2, p. 89-91 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asthma
Myelitis
Paralysis
Dermatophagoides farinae
Poliomyelitis
29 Citations (Scopus)

Restoration of microglial function by granulocyte-colony stimulating factor in ALS model mice

Yamasaki, R., Tanaka, M., Fukunaga, M., Tateishi, T., Kikuchi, H., Motomura, K., Matsushita, T., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Dec 15 2010, In : Journal of Neuroimmunology. 229, 1-2, p. 51-62 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor
Axotomy
Microglia
Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor
Neurons
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sporadic hemiplegic migraine-like headache in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus

Doi, H., Tateishi, T., Isobe, N., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., May 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 5, p. 332-334 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Migraine Disorders
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Skin
Parietal Lobe
Hypesthesia
5 Citations (Scopus)

Successful treatment of a case of steroid-dependent neuro-Sweet disease with dapsone

Shibata, K. I., Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J-I., Jan 1 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 4, p. 257-261 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dapsone
Prednisolone
Steroids
Recurrence
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
2 Citations (Scopus)

Two cases of familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis with a SODI L126S mutation showing high age at onset and slow progression

Iwashima, T., Tateishi, T., Yamasaki, R., Motomura, K., Ohyagi, Y. & Kira, J. I., Mar 2010, In : Clinical Neurology. 50, 3, p. 163-167 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Age of Onset
Lower Extremity
Mutation
Fasciculation