Takahiko Kawata

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A serotype-1 hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in a 67-year-old hemodialysis patient was treated using interferon (IFN)-beta. Although the patient had a high RNA titer (5.1 log IU/mL) and had been receiving long-term hemodialysis therapy (30 years), the initial 4-week IFN-beta administration enabled a rapid virological response without any major adverse(More)
Differential diagnosis of focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatocellular carcinoma is clinically important because, while both are hypervascular tumors, they have vastly different prognoses. Because the spoke-wheel appearance is the primary characteristic of focal nodular hyperplasia, we attempted to detect this pattern in nodules smaller than 3 cm in(More)
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