Takashi Kosugi

Yasushi Hamaya2
Tomohiro Terai2
Yasuhiro Takayanagi2
Mutsuhiro Ikuma2
2Yasushi Hamaya
2Tomohiro Terai
2Yasuhiro Takayanagi
2Mutsuhiro Ikuma
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BACKGROUND Protracted low-dose concurrent chemotherapy combined with radiation has been proposed for enhanced treatment results for esophageal cancer. We evaluated the efficacy and the toxicity of a novel regimen of daily low-dose nedaplatin (cis-diammine-glycolatoplatinum) and continuous infusion of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) with radiation in patients with(More)
Glutamate is thought to serve as a special signal for gut functions. We investigated the effects of monosodium l-glutamate (MSG) on gastric emptying and duodenal motility. Ten healthy male volunteers underwent rapid magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the abdomen. Coronal images were successively acquired after ingestion of liquid meal (200 kcal in 200 mL:(More)
BACKGROUND The patterns of radiotherapy (RT) practice for biliary tract cancer (BTC) in Japan are not clearly established. METHODS A questionnaire-based national survey of RT used for BTC treatment between 2000 and 2011 was conducted by the Japanese Radiation Oncology Study Group. Detailed information was collected for 555 patients from 31 radiation(More)
Severe late toxicity following chemoradiotherapy in esophageal cancer, especially cardiac toxicity, is sometimes difficult to treat and is associated with mortality. However there is little published information with regard to patients with delayed pericardial effusion following chemoradiotherapy and its management. We herein report the case of a(More)
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