Michihiko Tsubono

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The current prospective randomized study was designed to compare the effects of intracavitary (i.c.) chemotherapy vs immunotherapy vs immunochemotherapy for malignant effusion. Between 1992 and 1995, a total of 42 patients with malignant effusion were registered, and 41 patients were eligible for statistical analysis. The primary diseases of the eligible(More)
Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy has become widespread as a treatment for early gastric cancer in eastern Asia, but a standard method for setting the stomach transection line has not been established. Here we report a novel method of setting this line based on anatomical landmarks. At the start of the operation, two anatomical landmarks along the greater(More)
Primary tumors of the greater omentum are rare. We report a case of a 5-year-old girl presenting with an acute abdomen who had omental torsion caused by a giant lipoma of the greater omentum, which was diagnosed by a computed tomography scan. Laparoscopy revealed a yellow tumor of the greater omentum with a smooth surface. Tumor excision and partial(More)
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