Hiroaki Niwamoto

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Hepatitis B virus is associated with human hepatocellular carcinoma. We performed polymerase chain reaction for the X, C, S, and preS2/S regions of the viral genome in 23 hepatitis B surface antigen-negative hepatocellular carcinomas and adjacent liver. Hepatitis B viral genomes were detected in 17 of 23 tumors and adjacent tissues (73.9%). Among recognized(More)
The disturbance of defecation in the patient with Hirschsprung's disease and the pathophysiology of constipation in the constipated patient with simple megarectum were investigated. In Hirschsprung's disease, an existence of aganglionosis and the sphincter achalasia are two main factors which cause clinical symptoms such as chronic constipation and(More)
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