Eiichi Yamamura

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Small intestinal anisakiasis is a rare disease that is very difficult to diagnose, and its initial diagnosis is often surgical. However, it is typically a benign disease that resolves with conservative treatment, and unnecessary surgery can be avoided if it is appropriately diagnosed. This case report is an example of small intestinal obstruction caused by(More)
Six of seven children with fulminant hepatitis (FH) were treated with a combination of twice daily plasmapheresis and intensive conservative therapy including special amino acid solution, glucagon-insulin therapy, dexamethasone, and so on. The remaining child was treated with intensive conservative therapy only because his condition was not so severe, in(More)
In Lemierre’s syndrome, patients first exhibit pharyngitis and peritonsillar abscessation, followed by the development of anaerobic bacterial (usually Fusobacterium necrophorum) septicemia and metastatic infections throughout the body. However, these infections rarely affect the liver. We describe a case of Lemierre’s syndrome, in which the first disease(More)
The case patient was a previously healthy 82-year-old male. Abdominal ultrasound during a medical check-up revealed a dilatation of the main pancreatic duct, and the patient was referred to our hospital for closer examination. Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) revealed a low-density mass of 20 mm in the pancreatic head-body transitional area.(More)
A 49-year-old woman diagnosed with pseudomembranous enterocolitis was transferred to our hospital for medical treatment. She responded poorly to treatment with vancomycin hydrochloride and metronidazole, so she underwent fecal microbiota transplantation. Treatment effects were observed the next day, and the diarrhea disappeared within 3 days. Colonoscopy 4(More)
The patient was a 60-year-old man without any particular complaints, but he underwent abdominal computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) due to a fatty liver, which revealed two similar cystic lesions regarded as branch duct-type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (BD-IPMN) in the pancreatic body [BD-IPMN (b), 16(More)
Eighty-four cases of inguinal hernioplasty by Bassini's modified technique were performed using 1% lidocaine in regional infiltration block. The report analyzes the use of local anesthesia in the treatment of inguinal hernias. All patients had small reducible and non-recurrent inguinal hernia. Twenty-six compensated high risk patients were operated in the(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Gallstone impaction at the ampulla of Vater is a critical condition, and the standard treatment is endoscopic papillotomy. However, the clinical features remain largely unclear, and some patients are reluctant to undergo papillotomy because of a bleeding tendency. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical features of(More)