Hideo Ikeda

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A 41-year-old man with Cronkhite-Canada syndrome presented with multiple juvenile polyps with hyperplastic and adenomatous changes throughout his stomach and entire colorectum. Dysgeusia was recognized and the degree of hypoproteinemia was remarkable. A barium enema study and colonofiberscopy also revealed an advanced cancer in the rectum. Chronic hepatitis(More)
Polyarteritis nodosa is a necrotizing angitis that predominantly affects small and medium-sized arteries. The prognosis of untreated polyarteritis nodosa is very poor. Since symptoms are diverse and no serologic test is specific for polyarteritis nodosa, the diagnosis is difficult and often delayed. We describe a patient with polyarteritis nodosa who had(More)
BACKGROUND Dyslipidemia is a common complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and contributes to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality of CKD patients. AIM The aim of the present study was to determine whether fluvastatin, which is mostly characterized by its pleiotropic anti-oxidant effects, has renoprotective effects in dyslipidemic patients with(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, incretin hormones, including glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogue and dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, have been found to regulate glucose metabolism. The aim of this study was to elucidate the efficacy and safety of the clinical usage of DPP-4 inhibitors in Japan. METHODS This study was designed as a prospective,(More)
The aim of the Saga Challenge Antihypertensive Study (S-CATS), a single-arm, prospective and multi-center trial, was to evaluate the effectiveness of combined antihypertensive treatment with losartan and hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ). Enrolled in the study were a total of 161 patients with hypertension, who in spite of treatment with an angiotensin receptor(More)
Hypertension in middle-aged or elderly women is often accompanied with various symptoms, which may be related to climacteric. The symptoms of post-menopausal women are suggested to be derived in part from instability of the sympathetic nerve system due to a low estrogen state. An angiotensin-receptor blocker, candesartan cilexetil (candesartan), is known to(More)
Signet ring cell carcinoma occurring in the biliary tract is extremely rare. We herein report the case of a 78-year-old Japanese woman demonstrating signet ring cell carcinoma of the lower bile duct with a rapid growth. Computed tomography of the pancreas head pointed out a circular thickness in the lower bile ductal wall and stenosis of the common bile(More)
The authors assessed the effects of switching from a conventional angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) to azilsartan on blood pressure (BP) and health-related quality of life (HR-QOL) in patients with uncontrolled hypertension. Key eligibility criteria were uncontrolled hypertension treated for ≥ 1 month with an ARB, excluding azilsartan, that did not(More)
1. From normal subjects and patients with strophic gastritis, relatively good relief roentgenogram can be obtained without any pretreatment. In contrast with this, pretreatment with parasympathetic blocking agent, digestive enzyme, and neutralizer is necessary in order to obtain good stomach relief and fine relief f rom patients of superficial gastritis,(More)
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