Teppei Tokumaru

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The types of functional disturbances caused by a neurotropic virus was investigated by means of neurophysiological techniques. Two types of neurophysiologic lesions were produced in the superior cervical sympathetic ganglia and sural nerve in rats infected with two distinct strains of pseudorabies virus. The pruritus-producing strain following intraocular(More)
Current case is the third report of S-1 chemotherapy against acinar cell carcinoma (ACC) of pancreas, and our patient has achieved the longest reported recurrence-free survival, longer than 6 years, despite the presence of disseminated nodules at laparotomy.A 77-year-old man presented with abdominal discomfort. Computed tomography showed a low-density tumor(More)
A 61-year-old man was referred to our hospital to treat extrahepatic portal venous obstruction. Endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) was performed for the esophageal varices; however, the patient returned with massive hematemesis from gastric varices 6 months after treatment. Although the varices were treated with EIS, gastric devascularization and(More)
We report herein a 41-year-old female with a tubo-ovarian abscess (TOA), which microbial cultures showed to contain extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing E. coli, a causative agent of community-acquired infection. The patient initially presented with acute abdominal pain and back pain. Pelvic computed tomography and transvaginal ultrasonography(More)
The effectiveness of functional magnetic resonance imaging (f-MRI)-controlled and navigator-guided brain surgery for a patient with a recurrent astrocytoma is demonstrated. Preoperative f-MRI was performed in order to identify the motor area and ensure that the tumour was in the left prefrontal area. A more aggressive operation was planned for the recurrent(More)
Sera of 43 brain tumor patients were analyzed along with various other control groups for serum immunoglobulin, cold and sheep cell hemagglutinin and a heterophile type antibody. Serum IgM and heterophile antibody (non-Forssman type) were found elevated in brain tumor and various acute viral meningoencephalitis groups. Serum IgA and IgG levels were(More)
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