Hirotaka Miyai

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BACKGROUND The potential severity of postoperative pancreatic fistula (POPF) after laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy (LAG) necessitates efforts to identify predictive factors for POPF. The aim of the present study was to identify predictive factors for POPF and to establish a predictive scoring system for POPF after LAG. PATIENTS AND METHODS Between June(More)
Primary gastric small cell carcinoma is a rare and aggressive malignant disease with a poor prognosis that was first reported in 1976 by Matsusaka et al. The incidence is very low and the clinicopathological features are similar to those of small cell lung carcinoma.We herein report a case of successful treatment by combination chemotherapy consisting of(More)
BACKGROUND The manifestations of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients who have undergone pancreatoduodenectomy differ from those associated with obesity-related non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This study aimed to identify factors that predicted the occurrence of and recovery from non-alcoholic fatty liver disease after pancreatoduodenectomy. (More)
INTRODUCTION Lymphangiomas are rare, benign tumors. An intra-abdominal location of these lesions is rarer still and there are only a few reports describing laparoscopic resection for retroperitoneal lymphangiomas, especially in tumors that mimic pancreatic tumors. CASE PRESENTATION We present the case of an asymptomatic 30-year-old Japanese woman in whom(More)
Introduction: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are commonly treated with surgical resection only, because they do not generally metastasize. We herein report our experience with curative resection of a GIST located at high lesser curvature using laparoscopic and endoscopic cooperative surgery. Case presentation: An 81 year old male with hematochezia(More)
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