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Diffusion-weighted imaging in the detection of lymph node metastasis in colorectal cancer.
Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is a functional technique based on the ability to depict movement of water molecules. The magnitude of water molecule movement is expressed as apparent diffusion… Expand
Isolation of oval cells from Long‐Evans Cinnamon rats and their transformation into hepatocytes in vivo in the rat liver
- O. Yasui, N. Miura, K. Terada, Y. Kawarada, K. Koyama, T. Sugiyama
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 February 1997
Oval cells function as compensatory cells in severe liver injury and are thought to be equivalent to liver stem/progenitor cells. We isolated oval cells from the liver of Long‐Evans Cinnamon (LEC)… Expand
Jejunal Varix with Extrahepatic Portal Obstruction Treated by Embolization Using Interventional Radiology: Report of a Case
- T. Sato, O. Yasui, Toshiaki Kurokawa, M. Hashimoto, Y. Asanuma, K. Koyama
- Surgery Today
- 1 February 2003
Abstract.We report a case of relapsing jejunal varix with extrahepatic portal obstruction, which was successfully treated by embolization using interventional radiology. A 79-year-old woman suffered… Expand
Small cell undifferentiated carcinoma of the ascending colon with rapid enlargement after resection: report of a case and review of the literature.
- O. Yasui, Fumihito Tsukamoto, K. Kudo
- The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine
- 1 August 2006
Although adenocarcinoma represents the vast majority of neoplasms of the large intestine, small cell undifferentiated carcinoma (SCUC) also arises from the colorectum. SCUC of the colorectum is… Expand
Copper incorporation into ceruloplasmin in rat livers.
- K. Terada, Y. Kawarada, N. Miura, O. Yasui, K. Koyama, T. Sugiyama
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Biochimica et biophysica acta
- 25 January 1995
Ceruloplasmin, a blue copper oxidase found in plasma, is synthesized in hepatocytes as a single polypeptide chain consisting of a 19 amino acid leader peptide plus 1046 amino acids of mature protein… Expand
Small Bowel Perforation Caused by Metastasis from an Extra-Abdominal Malignancy: Report of Three Cases
Abstract Small bowel perforation is rarely caused by metastasis from an extra-abdominal malignancy. This report describes three cases of small bowel perforation that occurred secondary to a… Expand
Malignant lymphoma of the transverse colon associated with macroglobulinemia.
- O. Yasui, F. Tukamoto, +4 authors H. Nanjo
- The American journal of gastroenterology
- 1 December 1997
We present an unusual case of a malignant lymphoma of the transverse colon associated with macroglobulinemia. A 73-yr-old man was incidentally discovered to have high serum gamma-globulin on a… Expand
Outcomes and Indications of Segmental Pancreatectomy
Background/Aim: To preserve pancreatic function, segmental pancreatectomy has been proposed for benign or low-malignancy tumors in the pancreatic body. Indications for the procedure, however, are… Expand
Continuous infusion of prostaglandin E1 via the superior mesenteric artery can prevent hepatic injury in hepatic artery interruption through passive portal oxygenation.
AIMS/BACKGROUND Hepatic artery interruption (HAI) causes severe ischemic liver damage, especially following hepatopancreatobiliary surgery. In order to inhibit a decrease in oxygen delivery after… Expand
Resection of a Solitary Pancreatic Metastasis from Renal Cell Carcinoma with a Gallbladder Carcinoma: Report of a Case
Most metastatic pancreatic tumors are detected at an advanced stage and are not considered suitable for surgery; however, resection is sometimes indicated for a solitary pancreatic metastasis from… Expand