Katsuhiko Nishino

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This study presents the case of rapidly progressing pulmonary aspergillosis in a 47-year-old woman who had healed cavitations of pulmonary tuberculosis in the right upper lobe. She had been treated for pulmonary tuberculosis seven years prior to admission. The initial manifestations of the disease on admission included cough, dyspnea, hemoptysis, pulmonary(More)
Although the clinical benefits of antiviral treatment in the management of membranous nephropathy (MN) in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection have been suggested, it should be evaluated more carefully. In this report, we present two cases with quiescent HBV who were administered lamivudine for either the initial treatment of MN or to(More)
We describe a case of recurrent deterioration of renal function in a 54-year-old man who was found to have metabolic alkalosis, with a maximum PaCO2 of 73.9 mmHg and a bicarbonate concentration of 55.3 mmol/l. He had a gradual exacerbation of nausea and vomiting due to atrophic gastritis, with a scarred, deformed pyloric part of the stomach and a duodenal(More)
A combination of assays for the presence of serum anti-Helicobacter pylori IgG antibody (HPA) and serum pepsinogen (PG) concentrations can be used to screen for gastric cancer risk. In Japan, this “ABC method” is considered an effective means of stratifying gastric cancer risk. This study aimed to ascertain its cost-effectiveness for assessing gastric(More)
This report presents a case of nephrotic syndrome and renal failure that developed in a 53-year-old female with metastatic breast carcinoma. She was diagnosed to have osteolytic bone metastases 5 years prior to admission, and had been administered pamidronate with a total dose of approximately 6800 mg. A renal biopsy revealed tubulointerstitial damage and(More)
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