Hirotaka Miyazono

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During the period between 1971 and 1974, 25 cases of carcinoma of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus underwent esophageal extraction and total esophageal reconstruction without operative mortality. The operative methods used for this series were blunt dissection, or everting stripping of the thoracic esophagus without thoractomy followed by(More)
Esophagoplasty with isoperistaltic stomach is a useful and satisfactory means of reconstruction of the esophagus. It is simpler and there is no necessity for using a reversed gastric tube. The most essential points of technique for the modelling of the stomach, is taking advantage of the ample intramural vascular network and adequate selection of the(More)
A 76-year-old woman admitted to our hospital for jaundice had been treated for diabetes mellitus with insulin for 9 years and voglibose had been added for the 39 months preceding admission. Elevated serum bilirubin and transaminase concentration began to normalize with initiation of corticosteroid treatment 1 week after discontinuation of voglibose. In the(More)
We report two cases that were diagnosed with either acute exacerbation of chronic heart failure or acute decompensated heart failure due to acute myocardial infarction; both cases exhibited computed tomography (CT) findings of the periportal collar sign in the liver and lymphedema in the hepatoduodenal ligament and retroperitoneal space. Both of these(More)
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