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WHO histologic classification is a prognostic indicator in thymoma.
BACKGROUND The histologic classification of thymoma has remained a subject of controversy for many years. In 1999, the World Health Organization Consensus Committee published a histologic typingExpand
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Microscopic analysis of chromium accumulation in the bronchi and lung of chromate workers
It is known that chromium is an inhaled carcinogen and an important risk factor in the development of lung carcinoma.
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Effect of mediastinal lymph nodes sampling in patients with clinical stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
OBJECTIVE Systematic nodal dissection has been recommended for patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer because of its staging accuracy. However, in patients with clinical stage IExpand
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Safety and tolerability of allogeneic dendritic cell vaccination with induction of Wilms tumor 1-specific T cells in a pediatric donor and pediatric patient with relapsed leukemia: a case report and
A 15-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia received allogeneic dendritic cell vaccination, pulsed with Wilms tumor 1 (WT1) peptide, after her third hematopoietic stem cell transplantationExpand
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Cystic pulmonary hamartoma.
A case of cystic pulmonary hamartoma is reported and the literature is reviewed. According to the literature, only 6 well-documented cases have been previously reported, and all the patientsExpand
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Video-assisted mediastinoscopy
縦隔鏡検査は, 気管周囲のリンパ節病変の診断に極めて有用であり, 多くの施設で行われている.反面, 縦隔という狭い空間での操作であるため, 従来の直視型縦隔鏡では, 術者にしか観察できないこと, 術者の操作姿勢の不自由さ, 鉗子類挿入による観察視野の狭小化など, 改善すべき点が多く, 敬遠する向きも多いのが現状である.そこでわれわれは, Video-Assisted ThoracicExpand
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Candidate biomarkers predictive of anthracycline and taxane efficacy against breast cancer
Background: Since breast cancer shows diversity in clinical behaviors, a standard therapy does not always lead to favorable outcomes. Materials and Methods: The expression statuses of candidateExpand
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[Mediastinal ganglioneuroma with the secretive activity of catecholamines, visualized by 131-I-MIBG scintigraphy].
A 6-year-old girl with mediastinal ganglioneuroma was reported. Preoperative examinations revealed that the tumor had both secretive activity of catecholamine and uptake of 131-I-MIBG. ClinicalExpand
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Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Spot Assay for the Detection of Wilms’ Tumor 1-Specific T Cells Induced by Dendritic Cell Vaccination
Background: Despite recent advances in cancer immunotherapy and the development of various assays for T cell assessment, a lack of universal standards within immune monitoring remains. The objectiveExpand
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[Repeated catamenial pneumothorax with pleural and diaphragmatic endometriosis; report of a case].
A 31-year-old female with 2 episodes of right pneumothorax related to onset of menstruation was reported. Thoracoscopy revealed the presence of some cystic lesions in the diaphragm. Partial resectionExpand
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