Shozo Yoshida

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OBJECTIVE Individuals with inflammation have a myriad of pregnancy aberrations including increasing their preterm birth risk. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) and receptor for advanced glycation end products (RAGE) and their ligands were all found to play a key role in inflammation. In the present study, we reviewed TLR and RAGE expression, their ligands, and(More)
We report a case of ovarian carcinoid tumor that recurred with multiple liver metastases and was successfully treated with chemoembolization. A 76-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital presented with abdominal distension and abnormal uterine bleeding for about 6 months. She presented with hyperestrogenic and androgenic manifestations such as vaginal(More)
Objective: Amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) is a catastrophic syndrome. The amniotic fluid (AF)-specific anti-gens might be assessed in maternal serum when these proteins abruptly enter maternal circulation. The aims of this study were 1) to review a conventional marker for diagnosis of AFE, and 2) to find AF-specific proteins. Study design: This article(More)
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