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The Japanese Gastric Cancer Association (JGCA) started a new nationwide gastric cancer registry in 2008. Approximately 50 data items, including surgical procedures, pathological diagnoses, and survival outcomes, for 12004 patients with primary gastric cancer treated in 2001 were collected retrospectively from 187 participating hospitals. Data were entered(More)
BACKGROUND It is well known that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) should be attempted as early as possible after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, it is unclear about the impact of time to CPR on OHCA outcome by first documented rhythm (pulseless ventricular tachycardia/ventricular fibrillation [pVT/VF], pulseless electric activity [PEA],(More)
BACKGROUND Inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter and its respiratory change, as determined using echocardiography, are commonly used to assess right atrial pressure (RAP). Despite the widespread use of the IVC approach for RAP assessment, the relations among body surface area (BSA), IVC diameter, and respirophasic change remain unclear. The aim of this study(More)
  • K Hayashi
  • 1995
The following article tells about an incident from the history of the Uwajima clan, which occurred in 1816. Bokuan Kako, one of the private doctors of the clan often quarreled with the other doctors about usual medicines for a young lord. The clan authorities' support for Bokuan's claim made the other doctors feel dissatisfied. Then, on the day when they(More)