Masayuki Hirasawa

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Forty thymomas and thymic carcinomas were classified in terms of WHO histologic typing, Masaoka staging system, and p53 expression. In WHO histologic typing, type A, AB, B1, B2, B3, and C were 1, 10, 16, 5, 4, and 4 cases, respectively. In Masaoka staging system, I, II, III, and IV were 15, 9, 10, and 6 cases, respectively. Thirteen thymomas exhibited(More)
Twelve patients who suffered from low grade malignant tumors arisen in the trachea and the bronchus (6 of carcinoid, 4 of mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and 2 of adenoid cystic carcinoma) underwent surgical treatment from 1977 to 1996 in our department. Operations included 1 sleeve resection of the trachea, 1 patch plasty of the trachea, 3 sleeve lobectomies,(More)