Kanichi Fujimori

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PURPOSE The present study was conducted to assess the accuracy of three testing methods using an immunochemical fecal occult blood test based on the number of samples as the optimum means for screening of colorectal cancer. METHOD One hundred eighty-four patients with colorectal cancer and 368 healthy controls served as the subjects for this study. Each(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the accuracy of the immunochemical occult blood test in screening for gastric cancer and to evaluate whether or not the upper digestive tract should be examined when the occult blood test is positive but there is no abnormal sign in the colorectum. METHODS In a case-control study an occult blood test was carried out on 150(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the diagnostic accuracy of faecal occult blood test (FOBT) for anal diseases and to evaluate the relationship of this disorder to the results of FOBT. METHODS In a hospital-based retrospective study, FOBT using faecal samples collected on two consecutive days was performed on patients with anal disease, such as internal as well as(More)
OBJECTIVES A comparative study was carried out to clarify the clinicopathological features of colorectal cancer diagnosed after a false negative result on the immunochemical faecal occult blood test. METHODS 236 patients with colorectal cancer were studied: 48 patients with negative results and 188 patients with positive results with the faecal occult(More)
PURPOSE This study was conducted to clarify the diagnostic value of an immunochemical fecal occult blood test for hemorrhoids. PATIENTS AND METHODS In a case-control study, an immunochemical fecal occult blood test with a 2-day method was carried out on 82 subjects with hemorrhoids, on 82 subjects with colorectal cancer, and on 82 healthy subjects. In a(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS This study aimed to evaluate the validity of immuno-chemical occult blood screening for colorectal adenomas and to clarify the characteristics of this disease which are detected. METHODOLOGY We studied 140 colorectal adenomas and 140 healthy controls in a hospital based case control study, in which three-day testing was conducted to assess(More)
A 23-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for evaluation of syncope and intracardiac masses. Echocardiography revealed three masses in the right ventricle and one in the left ventricle. The largest mass, 4 by 5 cm, occupied the right ventricular outflow tract and prolapsed through the pulmonary valve orifice. Right ventricular systolic pressure was 65(More)
Radical surgical procedures of the maxillary sinus with or without involvement of the ethmoid, sphenoid and frontal sinuses were performed in 382 adult patients in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology. Tokai University Hospital in the 8-year period from 1984 to 1991. Of 382 patients, the postoperative symptomatology was studied in 189 patients by mcans of(More)
This study was designed to assess the diagnostic value of an immunochemical fecal occult blood test for small colorectal adenomas. In a screening program based comparative study, 60 colorectal adenomas under 1 cm (small polyp group), 60 colorectal adenomas 1 cm or larger (large polyp group) and 60 colorectal cancers (cancer group) detected by occult blood(More)