Shigekazu Ariyama

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Recently, endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST), developed as a treatment of bile duct stone or papillary stenosis, has been used for transpapillary biliary drainage in cases of extrahepatic biliary stenosis. For the nonoperative treatment of chronic pancreatitis, we have developed this procedure into a technique for opening the pancreatic duct orifice.(More)
Lipids from Helicobacter pylori were extracted, isolated by conventional DEAE-Sephadex and silica gel column chromatography, and then purified by preparative thin-layer chromatography. Simple and phospholipids were analyzed by HPTLC and quantitatively determined by densitometry scanning. The fatty acid compositions of simple lipids were estimated by(More)
AIM Upper gastrointestinal bleeding is often associated with a higher risk of serious blood loss. Both H2-receptor antagonists and proton pump inhibitors are commonly given intravenously for endoscopic hemostatic therapies. We compared the effects of a H2-receptor antagonist (famotidine) and a proton pump inhibitor (omeprazole) injected during the early(More)
Seven years have passed since the first report on peroral cholangioscopy by Takekoshi and Takagi (1) in Japan. Recently, several types of peroral cholangioscope with a forceps channel have been made for this treatment. However, the success rate of insertion of these instruments into the common bile duct was less than 50%. Therefore, in cooperation with(More)
UNLABELLED A total of 24 patients who was hospitalized in the Internal Medicine Wards of Yamaguchi University attached Hospital and the university's 3 related hospitals were administered with cefoxitin. The breakdown of the patients treated with cefoxitin was 7 with cholecystitis, 7 with choledochitis and the remaining 10 for the prevention of infections(More)