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The aim of this longitudinal study was to investigate the changes in the levels of biochemical markers and ultrasound indices of os calcis across the menopausal transition. One hundred and ten healthy women (age 35–59 years at the 1992 baseline) participated in this 4-year population-based longitudinal study. Serum intact osteocalcin (IOC), urinary(More)
Background: The survival effects of combined organ resection in cytoreductive surgery for advanced ovarian carcinoma with regard to the site and the number of organs involved have not yet been clarified. Methods: Data obtained from 143 patients with stage III/IV ovarian carcinoma were used for analysis. Combined organ resection (COR) was employed in 21(More)
A 17-year-old man in whom mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the left upper lobe bronchus was successfully treated by bronchoplasty. The patient has been suffered from relapsing respiratory infections over the past 2 years. Bronchoscopic examination revealed a tumor at the orifice of the left upper lobe bronchus. Thus, left upper sleeve lobectomy was carried out.(More)
To date, the standard treatments for severe anticipatory nausea and vomiting is not well established. 5-HT3 antagonist is one of the effective drugs to reduce chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, but had no effect on these symptoms for this patient. The patient could be successfully administered standard chemotherapy(FOLFOX or FOLFIRI, q2w)without(More)
The patient was a 53-year-old male. He had been admitted to another hospital with a complaint of left sciatica. He was referred to our hospital for further examination and therapy. He was diagnosed as left urothelial carcinoma with multiple bone metastasis, liver metastasis and right adrenal metastasis. He was treated with combination chemotherapy of(More)
We report a case of Castleman disease which originated from the inter-lobar lymph node, with a review of literatures. A 19-year-old woman complaining of cough was pointed out to have an abnormal shadow in the left lung field on chest X-ray. Chest computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with enhancement revealed a homogeneous mass(More)
A 40-year-old female with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) had a subtotal colectomy at 16 years of age. At 39 years, she had low anterior resection due to advanced rectal carcinoma. Thereafter, we administrated per os uracil and tegafur for 9 months. Metastatic rectal carcinoma was detected in the liver (S8) by computed tomography (CT).(More)
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