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Esohophageal stents are often used in treating malignant stricture. But, when stents are placed across the esophagogastric junction, they may lead to esophagogastric reflux. We report a case of successfully treated esophagogastric strictures using the new stent with anti-reflux mechanism (long cover type Niti-S™ esophageal stent). A 78-year-old man(More)
We reported three cases of patient with triple negative skin metastasis after mastectomy of breast cancer. All three cases had received radiotherapy for skin metastasis. Radiation therapy was effective for recurrent sites, and could improve patient's QOL. After radiotherapy, 2 patients died due to a distant metastasis. Case 1 was resistant to chemotherapy.(More)
We encountered a case of portal-systemic shunt encephalopathy cured by balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO). A 73-year-old man had been observed for membranous nephropathy at our hospital since 1987. There was no past history of liver dysfunction. He was admitted with encephalopathy. Abdominal enhanced computed tomography showed a(More)
CASE 1: A 64-year-old woman with right breast cancer had a partial mastectomy and radiotherapy four years ago was admitted to our hospital because of right breast mass. The vacuum associated biopsy of tumor resulted in breast sarcoma, thus a nipple-spearing mastectomy was performed. The final histological diagnosis was stromal sarcoma, and was identical to(More)
A 73-year-old man was referred to our hospital because of ileus. Enteroscopy revealed severe stenosis in the jejunum. He was diagnosed with small intestinal cancer. Partial resection of the jejunum, partial resection of the transverse colon, and lymphadenectomy were performed. A postoperative pathological examination showed skip metastasis in the jejunum(More)
We investigated 13 cases of axillary-lymph-node recurrence, who received an operation for an early stage breast cancer. They are the first recurrence of only regional without metastatic disease; the 4 patients, who had sentinel-lymph-node by biopsy at first operation, received an axillary lymph adenectomy, and 5 patients received re-lymph-adectomy after(More)
A 60-year-old female who was diagnosed as gastric cancer underwent distal gastrectomy and received adjuvant chemotherapy (S-1 therapy). After 6 months, the tumor marker (CEA) was elevated. CT revealed para-aortic lymph nodes enlargement. Lymph node metastasis was confirmed. The patient was administered combination chemotherapy with irinotecan (CPT-11) and(More)
We report two cases of bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP) induced radiotherapy after surgery of breast cancer. One of the patients was a 58-year-old woman. She underwent a conserving surgery for bilateral breast cancers, and received radiation therapy to the remaining part of bilateral breasts. Two months after the termination of(More)