Takahiro Uenishi

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Using an electrochemiluminescence immunoassay, CYFRA 21-1 concentrations were measured in sera from 187 patients with primary liver cancer (164 with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and 23 with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)) and 87 patients with benign liver diseases. Concentrations of CYFRA 21-1 were significantly higher in patients with ICC (5.0;(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Adjuvant therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) such as interferon-alpha are effective only in a subset of patients. Previously we found that HCC patients with low level of miR-26 have survival benefits from interferon-alpha. The purpose of this study is to develop a standardized miR-26 diagnostic test (referred as MIR26-DX) to(More)
A 74-year-old man who had undergone transcatheter arterial embolization for hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma (Couinaud's segment III/IV) in April 2003 and percutaneous ethanol injection for recurrence at the same site in February 2006 was found to have dilation of the intrahepatic bile duct by computed tomography in October 2008.(More)
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