Atuko Hiroi

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We report a 63-year-old right-handed man who presented an alien hand syndrome (AHS). He complained of clumsiness of his left hand and admitted to our hospital. On the first examination, he presented left homonymous hemianopia, left spatial neglect and left limb ataxia, but neither paralysis nor sensory impairment. A few days after, he complained that his(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to immunohistochemically examine the expression of proliferating cell nuclear antigens (PCNA) and p53 protein in transitional cell carcinomas (TCC) of the urinary bladder, and to investigate possible correlations of this expression with the tumor grade or stage, tumor recurrence, and prognosis of the disease. MATERIALS AND(More)
Preoperative intraarterial chemotherapy including cisplatin, etoposide and adriamycin was performed for 16 patients with invasive bladder cancer between April, 1989 and September, 1993. Of 16 patients, radical cystectomy was done in 12 patients and the bladder was preserved by a transurethral resection in 4. Of 12 patients treated with cystectomy, complete(More)
From November 1984 to December 1993, 72 patients with newly diagnosed, stage C or D prostate cancer were treated with chemohormonal therapy consisting of CDDP, CPM, diethylstilbestrol diphosphate and orchiectomy. Forty-four of 72 patients (61%) had partial response 3 months after the initiation of the treatment. A good response rate was observed in prostate(More)
A 21-year-old male with a previous history of retroperitoneal tumor treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and probe laparotomy was admitted with a complaint of right scrotal enlargement and liver tumor. He had retroperitoneal mass and large liver tumor on an abdominal CT scan. Right inguinal orchiectomy was performed on April 14, 1988.(More)
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