Keinosuke Higashi

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A 79-year-old man complained of anorexia and weight loss. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging showed a solitary mass in the left renal sinus. Left nephrectomy was carried out under a clinical diagnosis of renal pelvic tumor. The pathological diagnosis was plasma cell type of Castleman's disease. The patient suffered from lymph node swelling(More)
Although pineal tumours are reported to be not uncommon in Japan (Katsura et al., 1959; Araki et al., 1969), haemorrhage into the pineal tumour, pituitary apoplexy, has been a rare occurrence. Apuzzo et al. (1976) recently reported a case of pineal apoplexy caused by haemorrhage into a pineal cyst in a patient on anticoagulant therapy. We report a case of(More)
A veno-venous to-and-fro bypass method through a single blood access for extracorporeal lung assist with an artificial membrane lung is introduced. A premature newborn with severe respiratory distress was treated with this method. A 12 Fr. single lumen catheter with a spiral-embedded thin-wall, 0.25 mm in wall thickness, was placed in the right internal(More)
In 77 head-injured and transfused patients, the amount of blood volume replacement (BVR) and patient outcome were retrospectively analyzed. They were divided into four groups of intracranial lesion by initial CT; acute subdural hematoma (SDH) with or without other lesions, traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage only, epidural hematoma only and all other lesions.(More)
A man in 60s underwent total gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer with para-aortic lymph node metastases. Although postoperative chemotherapy decreased the metastases, he was subsequently admitted with progressive respiratory distress. Pulmonary hypertension and right-sided heart failure developed, and he died of sudden cardiopulmonary arrest 30 hours(More)
Three different sites which have more than 5 mm pocket were randomly selected in each periodontal patient and were divided into three groups: PT-01 treated site, placebo treated site and control site. After application of either PT-01 or placebo twice for two weeks, subgingval scaling and root planing were performed. Then PT-01 and the placebo were applied(More)
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