David Yamauchi

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BACKGROUND The successful treatment of bacterial prostatitis depends on an effective antimicrobial concentration in prostatic tissue against the infecting organism. In this study we compared the diffusion of 5 types of antimicrobials into the prostate. METHODS The concentrations of piperacillin, cefotiam, minocycline, amikacin, and ofloxacin were(More)
PURPOSE We performed a prospective study of arthroscopic cystectomy on popliteal cysts associated with rheumatoid arthritis. MATERIALS We performed arthroscopic cystectomy on three patients, four knees, and an open excision of a cyst on one patient, one knee, who had pain and swelling in the popliteal region. Of these five rheumatoid knees, three were(More)
An elevated thyroglobulin (Tg) level after total thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer is often associated with disease recurrence. 131I-whole body scans (131I-WBS) and cross-sectional imaging are commonly used to localize occult metastases in these patients. Localizing disease when 131I-WBS are negative and cross-section imaging is equivocal(More)
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