Rena Kaneko

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BACKGROUND The numbers of patients with colorectal cancer and associated deaths have been increasing in Japan, probably due to rapid lifestyle changes. Prevention is clearly important and the present study aimed to clarify risk factors and to promote colon cancer screening. METHODS We investigated lifestyle factors, biochemical data, and pathological(More)
BACKGROUND A relation between abdominal obesity and colorectal tumor development has been reported repeatedly, and is believed to be more remarkable in man than in women. However, the details vary depending on scientific reports. This may be due at least partly to the selected surface anthropometric index in addition to the influence of gender and ethnic(More)
Two cases of severe liver injury and positive result for antinuclear antibodies induced by food additives are reported. The first patient reported long-term intake of Mabo Ramen(®) noodle soup, nutritional supplements, and over-the-counter drugs. Total bilirubin, aspartate aminotransferase, and alanine aminotransferase were 9.6 mg/dL, 1,048, and 1,574 IU/L,(More)
BACKGROUND Hepatic inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) is considered to be benign in biological behavior, and its malignant transformation is extremely rare. There has only been one published case of primary hepatic lymphoma complicated by hepatic IPT. CASE PRESENTATION A 73-year-old man presented with obstructive jaundice and a pancreatic head mass. Histology(More)
Pegylated interferon alpha combined with ribavirin is currently the standard treatment for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) is used as a complementary treatment in patients who are non-responders or who develop severe side effects of this combined therapy. UDCA is generally considered to be a relatively safe drug. However, we(More)
BACKGROUND Since seventeen employees of an offset printing company in Osaka, Japan developed cholangiocarcinoma it has become recognized as an occupational cancer. This study investigated the differences of clinical features between occupational cholangiocarcinoma and sporadic young-onset cholangiocarcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty-four young adults(More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the association between hypnotics use and falls among inpatients in young and middle-aged populations. We aimed to determine whether the use of hypnotics elevated the fall risk in adult inpatients aged 20 and above. METHODS Patients admitted to the Kanto Rosai Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan, between April 1, 2013 and January(More)
Objective: Notable advances in diagnostic imaging modalities and therapeutic agents have contributed to improvement in the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) over the past decade. However, knowledge concerning their epidemiological contribution remains limited. The present study investigated the effect of emerging diagnostic and therapeutic agents(More)
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