Masayuki Andou

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INTRODUCTION Total laparoscopic hysterectomy has been reported as having a higher incidence of vaginal cuff dehiscence compared with the abdominal and/or vaginal hysterectomy. The cause of vaginal cuff dehiscence after total laparoscopic hysterectomy is not specified, but possible causes may be the use of thermal energy for vaginal incision, reduced(More)
Recently, chemotherapy against gastric cancer has been diversified with an appearance of new agents such as S-1, capecitabine, CPT-11, oxaliplatin, paclitaxel and docetaxel. But a prognosis of advanced or recurrent gastric cancer patient, who was failure of first- and second-line chemotherapy, was poor. We reported that a case of recurrence gastric cancer(More)
We report a case of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) in a 63-year-old man. He had body weight loss and abdominal distension for one month, and was admitted to our hospital. Abdominal sonography showed a large mass occupying the right lower abdomen and an existence of a lot of ascites. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance image showed a lot of(More)
An advanced hilar cholangiocarcinoma was poor in prognosis and required a biliary duct drainage tube insertion to prevent jaundice. An endoscopically placed metallic biliary stent is efficient for improving QOL of patients with the disease. This case was of a 65-year-old man. He was admitted to our hospital with obstructive jaundice. Hilar(More)
The patient was a 57-year-old male who had received schizophrenia and alcoholism treatments for ten years. Hospitalization and release was repeated many times over in the psychiatry department of the hospital up to the present time. He received an upper endoscopy because of a stomach ache in May, 2004. He was diagnosed as having gastric cancer (L, post,(More)
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