Shigeki Murakami

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Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) is secreted from the small intestine to the blood in response to glucose intake during a meal; however, it is not known whether mastication affects GLP-1 secretion. Here, we examined the relationship between mastication and GLP-1 secretion, along with postprandial blood glucose and insulin concentrations. We compared the(More)
Using the Postgastrectomy Syndrome Assessment Scale (PGSAS)-45, we compared the surgical outcomes and the quality of life (QOL) between patients undergoing limited gastrectomies and those undergoing conventional gastrectomies. In Oomoto Hospital between January 2004 and December 2013, a total of 124 patients who met the eligibility criteria were enrolled.(More)
Duplication cyst of the stomach with pseudostratified columnar ciliated epithelium is extremely rare. A 72-year-old Japanese woman visited Oomoto Hospital for examination of the stomach. Gastroendoscopy indicated a slightly depressed gastric cancer in the anterior wall of the middle third of the stomach. Adenocarcinoma was confirmed on endoscopic biopsy.(More)
High-dose toremifene therapy (120 mg/day) is useful for the recurrence of receptor-positive breast cancer. However, some reports show that combination therapy of high-dose toremifene and chemotherapy exhibits additive effects. Twelve patients were given oral chemotherapy (capecitabine, 5'-DFUR+CPA, S-1) with high-dose toremifene. The overall response rate(More)
Presented herein is a case of primary pure osteosarcoma of the breast. A 59-year-old woman noticed a left breast tumor. Mammography showed a cluster of crushed stone-like calcifications, which gave the tumor a raw cotton-like appearance. Malignancy was suspected on fine-needle aspiration cytology of the tumor. An excisional biopsy was performed. The tumor(More)
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