Tadao Matsushima

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Three cases of symptomatic extradural arachnoid cyst were treated by surgery. Total excision of the cyst followed by tight closure of the fistula by suture was achieved in all 3 cases. Surgery improved the neurological deficits but urinary incontinence persisted in all three patients. Obliteration of the fistula is considered to be important at surgery from(More)
The role of adjuvant radiotherapy combined with surgery for esophageal carcinoma was discussed. To improve the surgical results, pre- and/or postoperative irradiation (total doses was 5000 rads) were performed. The patients with esophageal carcinoma were divided into two groups by random selection. Eight patients of group A underwent pre- and postoperative(More)
We encountered a case of moyamoya disease which exhibited intracerebral hemorrhage with intraventricular hemorrhage followed by cerebral infarction in a short time. A 39-year-old female presenting with sudden onset disturbance of consciousness was admitted to our hospital. Radiological investigation on admission revealed intracerebral hemorrhage in the left(More)
The Patient was a 72-year-old man who presented with dyspnea and general fatigue. Chest X-ray and CT-scan at the admission showed bilateral pleural effusion with collapse of the left lung and pericardial effusion. Cytology from the left pleural effusion suggested malignant mesothelioma. For this reason, malignant mesothelioma of the left pleura was(More)
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