Osamu Yoshitake

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A previously healthy middle-aged woman noted a rapid onset of flank pain with gross hematuria. Enhanced CT scan showed thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and right renal vein. Laboratory findings revealed nephrotic proteinuria, Sjogren's syndrome (SjS), and Graves' disease (GD). A right nephrectomy was performed because of progressive and refractory renal(More)
We describe a middle-aged woman in whom granulomatous interstitial nephritis (GIN) developed in a renal allograft. She had undergone bowel resection due to an uncertain diagnosis of active granulomatous bowel disease 30 years earlier. Thereafter, frequent hyperoxaluria as well as calcium oxalate stone and recurrent urinary tract infections had resulted in a(More)
Since 1997, laparoscopic cholecystectomy has been performed as one-day surgery (LC/DS) at our institution. Among the 122 patients enrolled in this program, 97 (80%) were successfully discharged within 24 hours after admission. Discharge was delayed for the other 25 patients, although 12 (48%) of them were discharged on postoperative day (POD) 2 or 3. This(More)
Synchronous multiple malignant colorectal lesions are rare, and there have been very few studies about one-stage laparoscopic operations in these cases. Here, we evaluated the short-term outcomes of laparoscopy-assisted colectomy (LAC) for synchronous double colorectal cancers. Seven patients underwent one-stage LAC that required two resections and(More)
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