Takeshi Hakuba

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Circadian changes in serum concentrations of testosterone (T), 11-ketotestosterone (11KT), estradiol-17beta (E2), 17alpha,20beta-dihydroxy-4-pregnen-3-one (DHP), 17alpha-hydroxyprogesterone (OHP), cortisol (F) and progesterone (P) were investigated in the spermiated/ovulated Japanese char Salvelinus leucomaenis for over three days using newly developed(More)
An 83-year-old man presented with worsening of respiratory discomfort and underwent close examination, which revealed a large mediastinal lipoma measuring 15 x 10 cm. The patient showed heart failure symptoms due to heart compression by tumor. The tumor was completely removed safely and reliably by cutting the ascending aorta, main pulmonary artery and(More)
BACKGROUND The right gastroepiploic artery (GEA) is commonly used in coronary artery bypass grafting, but a method for preoperative assessment of the suitability of the GEA has not been established. Here, we assessed the efficacy of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for this purpose. METHODS Multidetector computed tomography was performed(More)
We have treated three patients with blunt traumatic right atrial rupture, all of whom survived after an emergent cardiac repair without cardiopulmonary bypass. Cardiac tamponade was seen in two of the three cases on ultrasonographic cardiography (UCG). The site of rupture was the right atrial appendage in two cases and the superior vena cava-right atrial(More)
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