Satoshi Shiraishi

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BACKGROUND Angiogenesis has recently attracted considerable attention as a component of airway remodeling in bronchial asthma. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is highly expressed in asthmatic airways, and its contribution to airway remodeling has been reported. Although angiogenesis is regulated by a balance of angiogenic and antiangiogenic(More)
OBJECTIVE Gemcitabine and docetaxel are non-platinum agents with activity in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This study was conducted to determine and evaluate the recommended regimen of gemcitabine-docetaxel and evaluated its efficacy and safety in chemonaive Japanese NSCLC patients. METHODS In phase I, patients with stage IIIB/IV NSCLC were(More)
As a part of ecological studies on Haemafihysalis flava, the seasonal fluctuations of tick populations in the vicinity of Fukuoka City were investigated, and the species and the number of ticks on hares were checked in winter. Moreover, the effects of temperatures on development and growth in H. flava were analysed. In the woodland, H.,L?ava was found on(More)
A 55-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of progressive dyspnea. Chest radiography showed interstitial shadows in the upper lobe. The pathological diagnosis of lung biopsy specimens obtained from upper and middle lobes by video-assisted thoracoscopy was non-specific interstitial pneumonia, group 2. Administration of glucocorticoids improved(More)
A 59-year-old female was complaining of sore throat, right otorrhea, and hearing impairment. There were no abnormal findings suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis on her chest XP and CT. Nasopharyngoscopic examination detected a lesion coated with white mass on her nasopharynx, and a biopsy-specimen from this lesion revealed histopathological findings(More)
ibitsu are Satoshi Shiraishi (e-Clambone and live electronics), Yota Morimoto (openGL visuals), and Alo Allik (live electronics). This dangerous collision of exiled Estonian and Japanese mentalities especially when entangled and lost in digital netherworlds of open source coding and haptic gameboy-driven interfaces has a potential to reinvent lost and(More)
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