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Gastrointestinal cancer and herpes zoster in adults.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Herpes zoster is associated with immunosuppression, and also has an increased risk of malignancy. The aim of this study is to determine whether patients with Herpes zoster are at aExpand
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Polyps with different grades of dysplasia and their distribution in the colorectum.
BACKGROUND/AIMS To determine the role of adenomatous polyps in the development of colorectal cancers, we examined the relationship between the distribution and polyps with different grades ofExpand
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Gastric metastasis from lung carcinoma. Case report.
We report here gastric metastasis from lung carcinoma in an 80-year-old man. His chief complaint was epigastric pain from metastases in the stomach. Although metastasis from primary carcinoma of theExpand
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Plasma levels of brain natriuretic peptide as an index for evaluation of cardiac function in female gene carriers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
The level of plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) was elevated in 8 of 15 female gene carriers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), and the level correlated with indices of cardiac function. InExpand
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Buerger's disease (thromboangiitis obliterans): an analysis of the arteriograms of 119 cases.
One hundred and forty-four lower extremity arteriograms of 119 patients with Buerger's disease have been analysed. The 'corkscrew' appearance of collateral circulation was seen in 27.1% of 144 limbsExpand
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Distributions in CEA doubling time differ in patients with recurrent colorectal carcinomas.
BACKGROUND/AIMS Serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) is often measured during follow-up of patients surgically treated for colorectal cancer. We determined characteristic findings in serum CEAExpand
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Gastrointestinal bleeding and blood transfusion in the elderly in Japan.
BACKGROUND/AIMS The incidence of gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) increases with age and blood transfusion is frequently given for the management of GIB. In this report, we summarized our data of theExpand
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Use of angio computed tomography to evaluate extent of endometrial carcinoma.
Patients with endometrial carcinoma underwent angio computed tomography (CT) prior to surgery to evaluate the extent of the carcinoma. The subjects of the study were 87 patients operated on at theExpand
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Mode of lymph node metastases in esophageal cancer induced in rabbits with Vx2 carcinoma
We carried out experimental studies in which Vx2 carcinoma was inoculated submucosally into the esophagi of 57 rabbits. The purpose was to clarify the mode of tumor growth and lymph node metastasisExpand
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