Hidetoshi Matsuoka

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Background: We evaluated to what extent lateral lymph node dissection (LND) interferes with bladder and male sexual functions after radical rectal excision with adoption of careful total autonomic nerve preservation. Methods: The study comprised 77 patients resected for mid-rectal or lower rectal cancer. Bladder and male sexual functions were studied by(More)
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) is one of the idiopathic generalized epilepsies with age-related onset. Myoclonic seizures of JME often occur on awakening. On the other hand, patients with reflex epilepsy, whose seizures are particularly induced by activating higher cognitive functions, are thought to belong to the same category. As to the seizure(More)
The aim of the present study was to classify the short-term outcomes of local correction of stoma prolapse with a stapler device. The medical records of 11 patients undergoing local correction of stoma prolapse using a stapler device were retrospectively reviewed. No mortality or morbidity was observed after the surgery. Median operative time was 35 min(More)
A 72-year-old man presented with persistent oligoarthritis and positive results for rheumatoid factor and was suspected of having rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the musculoskeletal ultrasonography (MSUS) findings were not consistent with those of typical RA. He had undergone surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome, which allowed both histopathological and(More)
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