Satoru Shintani

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BACKGROUND Osteoporosis (OP) is one of the most serious diseases in the modern world, and OP patients frequently suffer from fragility fractures in the hip, spine and wrist, resulting in a limited quality of life. Although bisphosphonates (BPs) are the most effective class of anti-bone-resorptive drugs currently available and the most commonly prescribed(More)
Tumor protein D54 (TPD54) belongs to the TPD52 family of proteins and is expressed in several types of cancer, including oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). Here, we investigated relationships between various OSCC-related characteristics and TPD54 expression in vitro. The expression of TPD54 in several OSCC-derived cell lines and normal, non-malignant,(More)
PURPOSE We evaluated whether preoperative chemotherapy with S-1 and concurrent radiotherapy is feasible and efficacious in the treatment of advanced oral squamous cell carcinoma. METHODS Participants comprised 39 patients with oral carcinoma (stage III, n = 15; stage IVA, n = 24). All patients received a total radiation dose of 40 Gy, in once-daily 2-Gy(More)
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is one of the most common cancers of the head and neck region worldwide and is generally treated surgically in combination with radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. However, anticancer agents have numerous serious side effects, and alternative, less toxic agents that are effective as chemotherapeutics for SCC are required. The(More)
PURPOSE The aims of this study were to use computed tomography (CT) imaging to determine the anatomical features of the mandibular body and ramus in Japanese subjects and to relate the findings to bone harvesting from the mandibular ramus. MATERIALS AND METHODS The mandibles of 100 patients (28 males and 72 females) under dental implant treatment plan(More)
Intramuscular hemangioma (IMH) is relatively rare benign tumor of vascular origin. Phleboliths are calcified thrombi found in the presence of hemangioma. The main treatment of the hemangioma is a surgical extirpation based on location, accessibility, and cosmetic considerations. We herein report a rare case of IMH with phleboliths of the tongue with(More)
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