Hirohito Kawauchi

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Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases in women of reproductive age. Although cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitors are effective in the treatment of endometriosis, the adverse cardiovascular effects associated with these inhibitors have limited their use. Microsomal prostaglandin E synthase-1 (mPGES-1) is an inducible enzyme downstream(More)
ndometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases in women of reproductive age. The most common symptoms of endometriosis are pelvic pain and infertility, adversely affecting the quality of life. Its development is known to be highly dependent on angiogenesis. Angiogenesis, the formation of new blood vessels from pre-existing vessels, is key for(More)
Acute esophageal mucosal lesion (AEML) is a comprehensive disease that includes necrotizing esophagitis and acute erosive esophagitis, which result in upper gastrointestinal bleeding. However, little is known about AEML. We examined the clinicopathological features of 57 AEML cases. AEML presented as acute diffuse esophagitis showing an endoscopically(More)
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