Fumiaki Matsuura

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Many cases of choledocholiths formed around sutures and clips used during cholecystectomy have been reported. We describe a case of gallstone formation around a nylon suture after non-biliary surgery. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of such a case. A 75-year-old Japanese man, who had undergone distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer and(More)
A fatal case of malignant atrophic papulosis (Degos disease) with optic nerve and spinal cord involvement is described. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the optic nerve showed abnormal signal enhancement on fat suppressed T1 weighted images after intravenous meglumine gadopentetate infusion. On T2 weighted sagittal images, a sawtooth pattern was observed(More)
A 48-year-old man was first referred to our clinic in January 1989 because of marked hypocholesterolemia with very low HDL cholesterol, anemia, and hyperbiliru-binemia. He had large tonsils, corneal opacities, hepato-splenomegaly, and thrombocytopenia. Serum levels of total cholesterol, triglycerides, and HDL cholesterol were 0.72, 2.6, and 0.16 mmol/L (28,(More)
This paper proposes a relational version of the fuzzy c-means (FCM) classifier in which relational data instead of object data are used. The classifier based on the relational clustering is called "relational classifier". The classifier is useful when a feature space has an extremely high dimensionality that exceeds the number of objects and many of the(More)
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