Nobutoshi Fushimi

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AIMS/INTRODUCTION There is little information regarding how to use insulin degludec (D) when diabetic patients are preparing for total colonoscopy (TCS). MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 12 patients with type 2 diabetes treated with insulin D and scheduled to undergo TCS were enrolled in the present study. A continuous glucose monitoring device was(More)
AIM To compare the prevalence and clinical features of HNF1β-related MODY and HNF1α-related MODY in Japanese. METHODS We enrolled 230 Japanese patients with suspected MODY and examined them for HNF1α and HNF1β mutations. We characterized the clinical features of HNF1β-related MODY (HNF1β-MODY) and HNF1α-related MODY (HNF1α-MODY). RESULTS Six patients(More)
By means of the RIA-Gnost Ferritin and Spac Ferritin kits, the serum ferritin levels of patients with some urological malignant diseases were quantitated; and, the clinical significance of these values as a tumor marker was discussed. The normal (reference) level in serum obtained by the RIA-Gnost kit was 142.5 +/- 67.5 ng/ml (n = 58) for healthy males and(More)
In these studies, double freezing of the prostate was applied to 10 patients with a confirmed histologic diagnosis of stage C and D carcinoma. The clinical courses in the first group (five patients) were favorable. In the second group (two patients), death by cachexia occurred due to the cancer. In the third group (three patients), death 4 weeks after the(More)
In these studies, 10 patients with a confirmed histological diagnosis of stage C and D carcinoma underwent double-freezing of the prostate. The clinical courses in the first group (five patients) were favorable. In the second group (two patients), death by cachexia occurred due to the cancer. In the third group (three patients), death 4 weeks after the(More)
AIM One of the pitfalls in managing multiple liver tumors is the difficulty in identifying individual tumors on ultrasonography. Computed tomography (CT)-assisted virtual sonography has been shown to improve sonographic diagnosis, however it requires additional equipment and software. We have developed a simple reconstruction method of virtual sonography(More)
Pituitary gland response to releasing hormone using the LH-RH loading test before and 4 weeks after cryosurgery of the prostate was investigated in eight patients with advanced prostatic carcinoma. In pre- and postoperative comparisons of all patients, there were no significant differences detected before and after surgery. But pituitary response to the(More)