Kentarou Yamaguchi

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BACKGROUND We evaluated the role of the prognostic nutritional index reported by Onodera (Onodera's PNI) in patients with gastrointestinal cancer regarding the occurrence of postoperative complications. METHOD Subjects were 324 patients (42 with esophageal cancer, 107 with gastric cancer, and 175 with colon cancer). We classified them into the high risk(More)
UNLABELLED We evaluated the significance of the prognostic nutritional index(PNI)and modified Glasgow Prognostic Score(mGPS)in colorectal cancer resection. METHODS We classified 165 patients undergoing colorectal cancer excision according to PNI(>40 [n=141]and ≤40[n=24])and mGPS (A/B[n=95], C[n=44], and D [n=26]). We examined the incidence of(More)
Traditional research on security has been based on the assumption that users would feel secure when provided with secure systems and services. In this research we address factors influencing users’ sense of security. This paper reports our recent discoveries regarding the structure of the sense of security – Anshin. We conducted a questionnaire survey with(More)
PURPOSE The present study was performed to investigate the effects of the nutrition screening index and pulmonary function test data for patients who underwent surgery for esophageal cancer, based on the incidence of postoperative complications and the duration of postoperative hospitalization. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 69 patients who received(More)
We report two cases of intrapelvic recurrence after radical resection of rectal cancer, which were successfully treated with Carbon Ion Radiotherapy (C-ion RT). The first case is of a 71-year-old man who underwent abdominoperineal resection (APR) with D2 lymphadenectomy for rectal cancer in December 2010, followed by adjuvant chemotherapy with S-1 plus(More)
BACKGROUND We examined the association of the physical, nutritional, and immune status with adverse events in patients treated with mFOLFOX6 adjuvant chemotherapy after colorectal cancer surgery. METHOD This study included 17 patients, 7 male and 10 female. The median age was 62( range, 32-75) years. The median number of treatment cycles was 12 (range,(More)
Colorectal cancer associated perforation initially develops as pan-peritonitis but easily progresses to septic shock, which can be fatal. As such, it can be hard for patients to recover from this pathological condition. A 79-year-old man who was suffering from pan-peritonitis due to sigmoid colon cancer-associated perforation and also had a metastatic(More)
We report the successful resection of recurrent tumors, including brain metastasis, in a patient with StageIV rectal cancer. A 29-year-old female patient was admitted with lower abdominal pain to the gynecological department in April 2005. The patient underwent emergency surgery following the diagnosis of left ovarian torsion. She was transferred to the(More)
INTRODUCTION Recently, endoscopic placement of self-expanding-metal stents (SEMS) has been widely performed for treatment of acute malignant colorectal obstruction. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of SEMS placement as palliative treatment with that of surgical treatment in patients presenting with acute malignant colorectal obstruction. MATERIALS(More)
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