Masahiko Yukawa

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We examined the p53 protein and human papilloma virus (HPV) by immunohistochemistry and DNA ploidy by cytofluorometry in paraffin-embedded esophageal carcinoma tissue specimens. Sixty-one patients with superficial esophageal carcinoma were operated on between 1983 and 1991 without any prior treatment. Immunostaining of the anti-p53 protein antibody (CM1)(More)
Leiomyoblastoma has been regarded as a neoplasm of smooth muscle origin. With recent progress in immunohistostaining techniques, many clinicopathological discrepancies have been pointed out about the origin of leiomyoblastoma. It has been claimed that gastrointestinal non-epithelial tumors should be regarded as stromal tumors in order to study their origin.(More)
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