Atsushi Arita

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A case of heterotopic gastric mucosa in the fundus of the gallbladder is reported. A 23-year-old man, who had been healthy and asymptomatic, visited our hospital because of abnormal findings in a liver enzyme test given during a routine health screening. Ultrasonography demonstrated a highly echogenic polypoid mass in the fundus of the gallbladder. The(More)
Interleukin (IL)-6 family cytokines, which share glycoprotein 130 (gp130) as a signal-transducing receptor component, play important roles in the maintenance of cardiac homeostasis. IL-11, a member of IL-6 family cytokines, is expressed in cardiac myocytes, though it remains to be elucidated how IL-11 functions in the hearts. In the present study, first, we(More)
A very rare case of adenomyoma of the common hepatic duct is described. A 54-year-old woman was admitted with impending obstructive jaundice secondary to adenomyoma of the common hepatic duct. Our impression, formulated from her clinical presentation, endoscopic investigations, and biochemical and radiological findings, was a cancer of the proximal common(More)
From the analysis of 182 consecutive surgical patients who underwent hepatectomy and/or were associated with liver cirrhosis during 1963-1982, acute respiratory failure was proved to be so much often in those patients. The case rate of this complication tends to increase according to resected size of liver tissue and severity of liver cirrhosis. Those cases(More)
An 82-year-old female with unresectable colon cancer accompanied by multiple lung metastasis was treated with S-1. Our course consisted of S-1(80 mg/body)from day 1 to 5 followed by 2 days rest. After 14 courses, multiple lung metastasis decreased in size. After 20 courses, the multiple lung metastasis disappeared and local recurrence of colon cancer(More)
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