Junta Sakai

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The serum levels of pancreatitis-associatedprotein (PAP) were measured in 196 patients withdigestive diseases and 15 healthy subjects by anenzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. The serum PAP levelswere significantly elevated in the patients withgastric, colorectal, biliary tract, hepatocellular, orpancreatic cancers compared with the healthy subjects.After(More)
A 22-year-old woman with Gardner's syndrome in whom long-term sulindac therapy, without surgical treatment, was effective in inducing complete regression of colonic adenomas is reported. One hundred milligrams of sulindac was administered twice daily after endoscopic polypectomy. Follow-up colonoscopy 6 months later revealed an encouraging regression of(More)
We report a case of mucin-producing biliary papillomatosis in a 78-year-old woman. Abdominal ultrasound (US) and computed tomography (CT) showed wall thickening and dilatation of the intrahepatic bile duct (IHBD), as well as a nodular lesion, 1.2 cm in diameter, in the left branch of the IHBD. Gastric endoscopy revealed excretion of bile-containing mucin on(More)
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