Ryosuke Shibata

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Gastric stump carcinoma was initially reported by Balfore in 1922, and many reports of this disease have since been published. We herein review previous reports of gastric stump carcinoma with respect to epidemiology, carcinogenesis, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection, Epstein-Barr virus infection, clinicopathologic characteristics and endoscopic(More)
BACKGROUND The Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index (GNRI) is a new index recently introduced for predicting the risk of nutrition-related complications. The GNRI has mainly been reported as a simple and accurate tool to assess the nutritional status and prognosis of elderly patients. So far, there have been no reports of the GNRI in patients with(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Patients with postoperative pulmonary complications after esophagectomy often have increased mortality. The purpose of the study was to examine the efficacy of preventing postoperative pulmonary complications by an intensive preoperative respiratory rehabilitation (PR) program for esophageal cancer patients. METHODS This study was a(More)
Submucosal abscess of the esophagus is extremely rare, and treatment has yet to be well established. A 58-year-old man with no relevant past medical history visited an otolaryngological clinic with a chief complaint of throat irritation. Computed tomography revealed submucosal abscess extending the full length of the esophagus after abnormally high white(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to evaluate the superiority of the high-sensitivity modified Glasgow prognostic score (HS-mGPS) before surgery in patients with gastric cancer. PATIENTS AND METHODS The participants of this retrospective study comprised 552 patients with gastric cancer who underwent gastrectomy at the Fukuoka University Hospital. The(More)
AIM The aim of the present study was to clarify the efficacy of inflammation-based Glasgow prognostic score after surgery in patients with gastric cancer and to determine clinicopathological factors affecting score improvement. PATIENTS AND METHODS Participants in this retrospective study were 236 patients with gastric cancer who underwent gastrectomy at(More)
We herein describe the successful surgical treatment of two cases of esophagopulmonary fistula (EPF) due to esophageal cancer. Case 1: A 76-year-old man was diagnosed by computed tomography (CT) with an EPF due to esophageal cancer. Initially, antibiotics were given and enteral nutrition was administered. After 12 days, an esophageal stent was implanted.(More)
Gastric cancer with protein-losing gastroenteropathy is relatively rare worldwide. The most important problem for the treatment of these patients is their low nutritional status and protein level, which can cause severe postoperative complications. We report a 49-year-old Japanese female with a large gastric tumor and protein-losing gastroenteropathy(More)
We report a case of locally far-advanced colon cancer resected by laparoscopic surgery after colonic stent insertion and neoadjuvant chemotherapy. A 71-year-old man with obstructive symptoms was admitted to our hospital in July 2015. CT revealed a sigmoid colon tumor infiltrating the retroperitoneum and small intestine. Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy(More)
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