Takashi Yabana

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We report the first case of neuropathologically verified parkinsonism-dementia complex of the Kii peninsula, together with the patient's brother, who had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The propositus woman developed parkinsonism and dementia at 63 years of age and died at 70 without displaying clinical features of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The brain(More)
Trastuzumab has recently been introduced as a treatment for HER2-positive metastatic and/or unresectable gastric cancer (MUGC); however, compared with breast cancer, some issues concerning HER2 and trastuzumab therapy for gastric cancer remain unclear. A 74-year-old woman received trastuzumab-containing chemotherapy for HER2-positive MUGC. She had a marked(More)
A 77-year-old man was admitted for abdominal pain. He had no anemia or abnormal physical findings. We diagnosed the patient with chololithic pancreatitis, and performed en-doscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography. We began to insert a side-viewing duodenoscope, but had difficulty passing it through the left pyriform sinus. When we switched to a(More)
The patient was a 57-year-old man who was diagnosed with multiple lung metastases of sigmoid colon cancer. The patient developed progressive disease after 8 courses of bevacizumab + capecitabine and oxaliplatin therapy, therefore, bevacizumab + irinotecan, leucovorin, and 5-fluorouracil therapy was started. During the fifth course, he experienced pain on(More)
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