Michihiro Yabe

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We report a rare case of giant prostatic hyperplasia treated by open surgery. A 70-year-old man was suffering from macrohematuria. Computed tomography revealed a markedly enlarged prostate measuring 580 mL. The serum prostate-specific antigen level was 9.430 ng/mL. Prostatic biopsy showed benign prostatic hyperplasia. We perfomed retropubic open(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake on laboratory findings in chronic hemodialysis (HD) patients in Fukushima. METHODS Changes in laboratory findings and cardiothoracic ratio (CTR) between before and after the earthquake were retrospectively analyzed in 90 adult HD patients with(More)
BACKGROUND When urine output increases, voided volume at each voiding also increases in normal subjects. This is generally understood as a vesical adaptation response to diuresis (VARD). Because lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are supposed to be improved by the change in bladder function after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP),(More)
AIMS The aim of the present study was to investigate whether atherosclerosis could be associated with lower urinary tract dysfunction in the early postoperative period after robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RARP). METHODS Eighty consecutive patients undergoing RARP were investigated. The severity of atherosclerosis was evaluated by the(More)
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