Masahiro Numata

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Morgagni hernia is an extremely rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Only 6 cases of this condition have been reported in the English literature, as diagnosed prenatally. The prognosis of the disease is determined by the severity of the pulmonary hypoplasia and associated anomalies. Here we report a case of Morgagni hernia with massive pericardial(More)
OBJECTIVE The incidence of glandular neoplasms of the uterine cervix has been steadily increasing over the past 2 decades. These lesions tend to arise in women of childbearing age. Few reports have described the treatment of glandular neoplasms of the cervix in gravid women. This report describes the preliminary results of treating stage IA1 cervical(More)
Feto-fetal transfusion syndrome (FFTS) in monochorionic triplets is a rare clinical entity which may share the principal adverse perinatal outcomes of twin-twin transfusion syndrome. Recently, favorable prognoses regarding morbidity and mortality in twins after selective laser photocoagulation of placental communicating vessels (SLPCV) have been described.(More)
Twenty-two patients underwent surveillance colonoscopy for 2 to 54 months (average, 22 months) after ureterosigmoidostomy. The distance between site of ureterocolonic anastomosis and anal verge ranged from 13 to 30 cm (average, 18.3 cm) in right side and from 20 to 37 cm (average, 29.5 cm) in left side. The form of implanted site could be classified into 3(More)
We present a case of a large umbilical cord cyst detected at 21 weeks of gestation. Serial ultrasonographic examination revealed a single umbilical artery and progression of the cystic mass. A 2,842-g male infant was delivered at 37 weeks of gestation, and we confirmed that the umbilical cord cyst was a pseudocyst in our pathological examination. This case(More)
Clinical studies were made of 60 patients who had undergone ureterosigmoidostomy at our department. The 45 men and 15 women ranged from 35 to 73 years old, with a mean of 59.2 years. Ureterosigmoidanastomosis was performed using the modified Coffey II technique in this series. Bladder tumor was the reason for the operation in 55 cases, uterine cancer in 2,(More)
International and Japanese guidelines classify childhood asthma as mild, moderate, or severe, and recommend treatment with “as needed” bronchodilators, inhaled sodium cromoglycate, and inhaled corticosteroids, respectively. Alternatively, some investigators proposed inhaled corticosteroids as first-line therapy to prevent airway inflammatory obstruction.(More)
Spinal anesthesia is regularly performed worldwide and is an integral part of the modern day anesthesia practice. Although unexpected cardiac arrests during this procedure are very rare, medical professionals should be aware of the potential for this complication. In making the decision to use spinal anesthesia, judicious patient selection, adequate(More)
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