Masato Shigemori

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We describe the case of a 72 year-old man with a huge tumor in his lower abdomen and extremely high serum α-fetoprotein levels (99 100 ng/ml). The patient had no risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) or liver disease. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and hepatic angiography detected no tumors in the liver before surgery. The(More)
BACKGROUND The endoscopic diagnosis of an elevated-type early gastric cancer is often difficult. The optimal band imaging (OBI) system can reconstruct the best spectral images decomposed from ordinary endoscopic images with free selection of 3 wavelengths and provide unmagnified images with high light intensity as well as magnified images. OBJECTIVE To(More)
A 57-year-old woman visited a physician with complaints of anorexia and pollakiuria. Because a pelvic tumor and ascites were detected, she was referred to our department. Douglas pouch puncture revealed adenocarcinoma cells. Further examination showed an advanced gastric cancer with peritoneal dissemination. The cancer was judged to be unresectable.(More)
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