Hiroyuki Kusano

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BACKGROUND In-stent restenosis remains a pivotal problem after coronary and peripheral stenting. Sonodynamic therapy inhibits tumor growth by means of cytotoxicity after the activation of sonochemical sensitizers by ultrasound. PAD-S31 is known to be a water-soluble, chlorin-derivative sonochemical sensitizer. We assessed the efficacy of sonodynamic therapy(More)
Of 105 patients of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated during 1970-1988, twelve patients had spontaneous rupture of carcinomatous nodules. 1) Of previous 6 cases, five were treated by conventional surgical procedures such as packing and suture, and all died. One case underwent right lobectomy following guaze pack and lived for 15 months. 2) The recent 6(More)
A 66-year-old Japanese man was diagnosed with interstitial nephritis on a renal biopsy at 45 years of age and began to receive hemodialysis at 65 years of age. He was suspected of having Fabry disease as a result of a screening study for Fabry disease performed in hemodialysis patients. He had an E66Q mutation in the α-galactosidase A gene. We conducted an(More)
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