Masanori B. Okamoto

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BACKGROUND We studied the clinicopathological characteristics and prognoses of localized stage thyroid diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL). PATIENTS AND METHODS This study included 32 patients with stage I/IIE thyroid DLBCL. Their median age was 66 years, the male/female ratio was 10/22. RESULTS As to the cellular immunophenotype, CD20 was positive in(More)
Kidney transplant recipients develop secondary osteoporosis induced by immunosuppressive medication, with a high risk of fracture, and abdominal aortic calcification (AC) is a known predictor of cardiovascular mortality. In this study of 12 stable kidney recipients, we estimated the preventive effect of bisphosphonate treatment on bone loss and progression(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the results of radical retropubic prostatectomy in patients treated at a single institution. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between April 1985 and July 1997, 76 patients with prostate cancer underwent radical retropubic prostatectomy, including 73 receiving pelvic lymphadenectomy. The median age and follow-up time were 68 years old and 44(More)
A 50-year-old man noticed a mass in the right cervical region and presented to our hospital. He underwent biopsy of a cervical lymph node, which revealed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (diffuse large B cell, lymphoblastic type) histologically. He was treated with chemotherapy (CHOP) and radiation, and achieved complete remission. Two months later, he was admitted(More)
A female infant, weighing 2,263 g had been spontaneously delivered at the 33rd week of gestation. The only noticeable abnormality was a cleft palate, but within the next few days, she developed low temperature, spastic movements in the extremities, and depressed respiration. These abnormalities soon became worse and she died on the 12th day. Clinically, she(More)
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