Tadashi Kawamura

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We present a rare case of spinal epidural hematoma (SEH) after thoracolumbar posterior fusion without decompression surgery for a thoracic vertebral fracture. A 42-year-old man was hospitalized for a thoracic vertebral fracture caused by being sandwiched against his back on broken concrete block. Computed tomography revealed a T12 dislocation fracture of AO(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the outcome of open fracture surgery with negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) applied directly over surgical wounds. METHODS Medical records of 10 men and 4 women aged 6 to 70 (mean, 43.7) years who underwent internal fixation, external fixation, or splint application for open fractures of the lower leg (n=7), foot and ankle (n=5),(More)
It is expected that endoscopy in the primary mass screening of stomach cancer is effective in the detection of the early gastric cancer, though it would be accompanied by many difficulties. For the purpose of surmizing its accuracy and the effective follow-up interval, diagnostic results of all endoscopic examinations which had been done from 1970 to 1976(More)
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