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[A case of Sjögren's syndrome complicated with cryoglobulinemia, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, and renal tubular acidosis].
A 68-year-old woman had been complained of xerostomia since she was 30 years old. Further symptoms of polyuria, polyposia and insomnia had been developed since she was 35 years old. The biopsyExpand
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Relation between smoking status of physicians and their enthusiasm to offer smoking cessation advice.
Are nonsmoking physicians more likely to give smoking cessation advice to their patients? To determine this, we sent a questionnaire individually to physicians in Tokyo. The average age of the 323Expand
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Rapid quantitative evaluation of plasma D-dimer levels in thrombotic states using an automated latex photometric immunoassay.
To evaluate a recently developed latex photometric immunoassay (LPIA) that which can measure 40 samples quantitatively within 30 minutes, we measured D-dimer levels in blood samples obtained fromExpand
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[Crohn's disease with the onset resembling systemic lupus erythematosus].
We described a 37-year-old man with Crohn's disease (CD) resembling systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) at his disease onset. He was admitted to the municiple Akiru Hospital in October 1986 by fever,Expand
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[A case of liver metastasis of gastric leiomyosarcoma successfully treated by transarterial hepatic chemo-embolization and intra hepato-arterial chemotherapy repeated with infusion-a-port].
The patient was a 68-year-old male, who underwent total gastrectomy for giant leiomyosarcoma of the stomach and then had multiple hepatic metastases one year and six months later. Thus, transarterialExpand
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A living case of pulmonary ossification associated with osteoclast formation from alveolar macrophage in the presence of T-cell cytokines.
A 61-year-old woman had been coughing up blood-tinged sputum since May 1998. Chest radiography and computed tomography (CT) scans revealed a solitary mass (3 cm in greatest dimension) in the rightExpand
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Preparation and biodegradation of sugar-containing poly(vinyl acetate) emulsions.
To accelerate the biodegradability of poly(vinyl acetate)-based emulsions, emulsion copolymerizations of vinyl sugars, including triacetylated N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (GlcNAc)-substitutedExpand
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[Usefulness of the variable numbers of tandem repeats (VNTR) analysis for complex infections of Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare].
PURPOSE The bacilli which were isolated from a patient suspected of the mixed infections with Mycobacterium avium and Mycobacterium intracellulare, were analyzed. The genotypes of M. avium in theExpand
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[A case of bronchopulmonary actinomycosis diagnosed by transbronchial biopsy of a bronchial polypoid tumor].
A 32-year-old man with history of dental caries had been coughing up blood-tinged sputum since Jan 2000. Chest radiography and computed tomography (CT) scans revealed a solitary nodule with aExpand
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[Pulmonary pseudallescheriasis in a patient with diabetes mellitus and alcoholic liver cirrhosis].
A 62-year-old man with diabetes mellitus and alcoholic liver cirrhosis was admitted to the hospital because of hemoptysis. Chest X-ray films and computed tomograms showed a dense infiltrative lesionExpand
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