Satoshi Shimoda

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Background. The value of splenectomy for secondary splenic tumors remains unclear. The aim of this study was to disclose the clinical significance of splenectomy for colorectal cancer metastases to the spleen by reviewing our two patients and the 24 other patients reported thus far. Methods. We report two patients with splenic metastasis from colonic(More)
A 62-year-old man with abdominal pain and lumbago was admitted to our hospital. Blood examination revealed renal insufficiency, and CT revealed retroperitoneal fibrosis causing bilateral hydrocele and ureteral compression. A colonoscopy was performed to rule out secondary retroperitoneal fibrosis due to malignancies, and this imaging revealed an ascending(More)
Histological sections were prepared from 69 cases of colorectal cancer and the following 3 parameters were determined: A) the area of malignant change (mm2), B) the area of malignancy in the submucosal layer (mm2), and C) the proportion of B to A (%). The relationship between these parameters and biological malignant findings (lymph node metastasis and(More)
We experienced a case of recurrent gastric cancer with a long-term survival. A 64-year-old man was admitted to the hospital for advanced gastric cancer in the upper stomach. Abdominal CT scan revealed para-aortic lymph nodal metastases. The patient underwent total gastrectomy, distal pancreatectomy, splenectomy, left adrenectomy, and left nephrectomy with(More)
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