Maki Kawasaki

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Adipokine-producing fatty tissues, composed of preadipocytes, adipocytes, and mesenchymal stem cells, surround the kidney. To study the interaction between renal tubular cells and adipose tissue, we cocultured adipose tissue fragments and MDCK cells. MDCK cells in the coculture showed a taller columnar shape with improved organization of their microvilli(More)
We assessed the extent of apoptotic damage induced by the microwave tissue coagulator (MTC) in the preserved normal renal tissue following partial nephrectomy. Eleven patients who underwent nonischemic partial nephrectomy with MTC (group M) were enrolled in this study. The other 11 patients who underwent cold-ischemic partial nephrectomy without the use of(More)
We herein report an autopsied case of a patient with adenocarcinoma of the lungs who developed nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis (NBTE) that caused acute heart failure (AHF) due to acute aortic stenosis (AS). A 37-year-old man was admitted to our hospital due to chest pain and fever. He was diagnosed as having Stage IV lung cancer. Following the(More)
A 32-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with a complaint of right scrotal swelling. He had a past history of left testicular nonseminomatous germ cell tumor (NSGCT), stage IIB 14 years ago. He had undergone chemotherapy with 3 courses of PEP and retroperitoneal lymphnode dissection revealing pathological CR. He was diagnosed as having right(More)
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