Shinichi Sugiyama

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BACKGROUND Cutoffs based on percentage overweight (POW) are used for screening students in Japan; however, body mass index (BMI) is more common in the rest of the world. To screen for risk factors related to obesity among Japanese primary and secondary school students, we compared fasting and postprandial values, and the receiver operating characteristic(More)
INTRODUCTION Extra-abdominal recurrence or metastasis of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) is very rare. Chest wall recurrence of a resected gastric GIST is extremely rare. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 64-year-old Japanese man had undergone proximal gastrectomy for a gastric submucosal tumor 11 years previously. The histopathological diagnosis was GIST(More)
INTRODUCTION Gastric cancer (GC) and colorectal cancer (CRC) are often diagnosed simultaneously. Recent technological advances in surgical techniques and devices have enabled the use of laparoscopic approaches for GC and CRC. Laparoscopic resection is expected to increase the number of cases of synchronous gastrointestinal (GI) cancers that meet the(More)
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