Katsuyoshi Sugizaki

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Pseudomyxoma peritonei is a rare disease characterized by intraperitoneal accumulation of mucinous ascites produced by neoplastic cells, which mostly originate from an appendiceal adenoma. The clinical presentation of the disease varies, and preoperative diagnosis is often difficult. This report describes a 76-year-old female patient with pseudomyxoma(More)
BACKGROUND Appropriate regimens of peripheral parenteral nutrition (PPN) have been proposed for the improvement of protein metabolism after surgery. When evaluating the efficacy of administered nutrients, it is vital to consider the severity of surgical stresses to avoid confounding effects of the trauma on the postoperative metabolism. This study was(More)
Mixed-type liposarcoma is a rare soft tissue tumor. This report describes a 50-year-old man with retroperitoneal mixed-type liposarcoma that consisted of four pathologically different components. Preoperative CT and MRI showed a giant retroperitoneal mass composed of several nodules with various attenuation and signal intensity. At laparotomy, the tumor(More)
BACKGROUND Gallbladder perforation is a rare clinical condition, which mostly occurs following acute cholecystitis associated with cholelithiasis. A tumor of the ampulla of Vater causes gradually progressive symptoms, and is rarely associated with perforation of the gallbladder. CASE PRESENTATION A 56-year-old man with carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater(More)
A 57-year-old woman underwent right hemicolectomy (D3) due to transverse colon cancer with multiple liver and peritoneal metastasis. Administration of oral UFT+Leucovorin was started postoperatively. After 6 months, the multiple liver metastases completely disappeared without any adverse reaction. After 14 months, no other recurrence was found by CT scan.(More)
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