Ken'ichi Fukami

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We have recently experienced two cases of traumatic diaphragmatic hernia which has been repaired by surgery. The first case was a 58-year-old man who had suffered left upper abdominal injury with a branch in his childhood. Although he had never symptoms, chest X-ray showed abnormal shadow in the left lower lung field. Radiologic studies indicated that the(More)
It has not been concluded whether there is a relation between pre-myocardial infarction angina pectoris (pre-MIAP) and reperfusion arrhythmia, although pre-MIAP has been reported to have a beneficial effect in preserving left ventricular function. Moreover, factors that are associated with reperfusion arrhythmias in patients with acute myocardial infarction(More)
In order to clarify the characteristics of the side effects of drugs in the elderly, we evaluated clinical features and liver function in 40 lymphocyte stimulation test (LST)-positive elderly. Their ages ranged from 64 to 90 years, with a mean age of 75 years. The major causative agents were antituberculosis agents, antibiotics and antiinflammatory agents,(More)
BACKGROUND Acute efficacy and long-term prognostic differences between ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients treated with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (primary PCI) and those treated with pre-intervention thrombolysis combined with back-up of facilitated PCI has not been evaluated in Japanese patients. The purpose of the present(More)
The nasal cavity is a rare site for an acinic cell carcinoma. We have treated one such tumor in a 68-year-old man. He underwent a Denker's operation under general anesthesia and then received postoperative irradiation at 50Gy. He has been kept asymptomatic for the past 2 years. To the best of our knowledge, this case is the third report on the acinic cell(More)
In order to elucidate the frequency of hyperbilirubinemia associated with sepsis in the elderly, as well as in clinical and histological characteristics, a total of 117 autopsy cases with sepsis were analyzed retrospectively. Based on the clinico-pathological findings, 48 cases with primary hepato-biliary, cardiac, hematological and shock complications,(More)
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