Effective Treatment by Bifemerane Hydrochloride for Emotional Incontinence and Regional Blood Flow in Patient with Cerebral Infarction

M. Yamamoto, M. Asanuma, N. Ogawa

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Abstract

The authors report that bifemerane hydrochloride treatment improved emotional incontinence in patient with cerebral infarction. Before and after bifemerane hydrochloride treatment, 99mTc-HM PAO single photon emission CT (SPECT) was performed. After treatment, regional cerebral blood flows (CBF) in frontal lobe area increased selectively. These findings suggest that emotional incontinence and decreased CBF of the frontal lobe area were closely associated in this case.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)70-73
Number of pages4
JournalNippon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Geriatrics
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1993

Keywords

  • Bifermerane hydrochloride
  • Cerebral blood flow
  • Emotional incontinence
  • SPECT

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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