Masashi Takeuchi

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This is the first report to describe a very rare case of spindle cell carcinoma of the breast that produced granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF). Removal of the tumor induced an immediate decrease in the white blood cell count and fever. In addition, immunohistochemistry for G-CSF provided proof of G-CSF expression of this breast carcinoma.(More)
BACKGROUND Because the number of patients with breast cancer who have reconstruction after mastectomy is increasing, we analyzed the outcomes of reconstruction with tissue expanders (TEs). PATIENTS AND METHODS From 2004 to 2009, 133 patients with unilateral primary breast cancer who required mastectomy concurrent with reconstruction using TEs (TE group)(More)
BACKGROUND Since complications of postmastectomy breast reconstruction may reduce patient satisfaction, we investigated complications of reconstruction with tissue expanders (TEs), particularly surgical site infections requiring TE/permanent implant (PI) removal. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review was performed of 234 primary breast cancer(More)
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