Satoshi Shitara

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BACKGROUND Atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor (AT/RT) is a rare central nervous system tumor composed of primitive rhabdoid cells that may differentiate along neuroectodermal, mesenchymal and epithelial lineages. AT/RT in adults is rare but not completely exceptional. It generally arises from the posterior fossa of infants, but the broad majority of the(More)
A 29-year-old woman in the 17th week of pregnancy presented with blurred vision and visual impairment of both eyes. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a tuberculum sellae meningioma. Visual impairment progressively worsened, and surgical resection was performed in the 19th week of pregnancy without fetal heart monitoring. The intra- and postoperative(More)
A 58-year-old woman presented with right supplementary motor area glioblastoma multiforme and deep venous thrombosis in her legs. The tumor was resected after temporary inferior vena cava filter placement, considering that increased thrombosis during and after the operation would cause fatal pulmonary embolism. After anticoagulation with unfractionated(More)
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