Naoki Nakajima

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BACKGROUND Although laparoscopic surgery has decreased postoperative adhesions, complications induced by adhesions are still of great concern. The aim of this study was to investigate the anti-adhesive effects of a novel powdered anti-adhesion material that can be applied during laparoscopic surgery in comparison with other anti-adhesion materials. (More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate sutureless keratoplasty using a chemically-defined bioadhesive (CDB) made from food or medical additives. METHODS Sutureless automated lamellar therapeutic keratoplasty (ALTK) using a CDB was performed on three rabbit eyes. Allogenic lamellar graft was transplanted onto the recipient bed using either(More)
DESCRIPTION A 58-year-old woman with no history of smoking was admitted to our hospital with exacerbation of cough. CT of the chest revealed a left upper lobe lung tumour. Bronchoscopic biopsy of the tumour revealed stage IV poorly differentiated adenocarcin-oma (figure 1) with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene mutation (L858R point mutation).(More)