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PURPOSE Addition of aprepitant, a neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist (NK1RA), to an ondansetron and dexamethasone regimen improves prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting (CINV), particularly during the delayed phase (DP; 25 to 120 hours). Therefore, recommended antiemetic regimens include multiple-day NK1RA administration. Preliminary data(More)
A case is reported of a child with male pseudohermaphroditism in whom Wilms tumor developed at age twenty-two months. The tumor was treated accordingly, but the child subsequently died of nephrotic syndrome with renal failure at age thirty-two months. After reviewing the similar concurrence of these disorders described as a syndrome, it was suggested that(More)
A phase II study of a new anthracycline anti-cancer antibiotics, epirubicin (EPI), was undertaken in 71 patients with urothelial malignancies; 40 with advanced urothelial malignancies and 31 with superficial bladder cancer. Out of them 32 patients with advanced stage of urothelial cancer were evaluated for the systemic use of EPI, while 30 patients with(More)
During a prospective study of cerebrovascular accidents we evaluated 64 cases of cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) in pregnancy and puerperium. CVT made up approximately half of the young strokes and 40% of strokes occurring in females. Majority of them were below 25 years of age, multipara women from rural areas who were delivered at home by untrained dais.(More)
BACKGROUND We conducted a multicentric randomized trial to compare bilateral orchiectomy versus bilateral orchiectomy plus etoposide or estramustine phosphate as first-line therapy for advanced prostatic cancer (stage D2). METHODS From January 1991 to December 1992 a total of 46 newly diagnosed cases (registered cases) of advanced (stage D2) prostatic(More)
We reviewed 76 cases of renal pelvic and ureteral cancer, admitted to our hospital between January, 1975 and December, 1988, with special reference to the occurrence of bladder cancer. Bladder cancer was associated with an upper urinary tract neoplasm in 35 of the 76 cases (46.1%), 7 with a preceding bladder cancer, 17 with a coexistent one and 11 with a(More)