Tetsufumi Ohchi

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BACKGROUND The number of elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has increased in Japan. PATIENTS AND METHODS A total of 280 patients with HCC treated with endoscopic radiofrequency ablation (ERFA) were enrolled in the present study. The patients were divided into two groups, an elderly group (≥ 70 years) and a non-elderly group (<70 years)(More)
The patient was a 49-year-old woman who had locally advanced breast cancer with skin invasion. She was placed on neoadjuvant weekly systemic chemotherapy of TXL (65 mg/m2) and ADM (20 mg/m2). After systemic chemotherapy, she underwent 2 courses of transarterial neoadjuvant chemotherapy of TXL (day 1, 8, 15). We administered TXL (45 mg/m2) into the(More)
We treated 4 cases of advanced pancreatic cancer: 2 cases were nonresectable and the other 2 cases did not choose an operation but arterial infusion chemotherapy with gemcitabine after the transcatheter peripancreatic arterial embolizaiton. One case resulted in a tumor decrease but the other 3 cases observed a tumor progress. Although we confirmed cancer(More)
A 63-year-old man, who had been operated with right hemicolectomy 1 year and 3 months ago, had giant liver metastasis, lung metastasis, and local dissemination tumor due to ascending colon cancer. He was treated by systemic chemotherapy with 5-FU and the treatment evaluation was PD on CT. After admission to our hospital, he was treated by hepatic arterial(More)
Here, we report a case of advanced gastric cancer that demonstrated CR after treatment with S-1 and paclitaxel. The patient was an 80-year-old woman with gastric cancer in whom upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (GIF) revealed a type 3 tumor in the cardia of the stomach that was pathologically diagnosed as a well-differentiated adenocarcinoma. Computed(More)
We performed intra-arterial infusion hyperthermochemotherapy by retaining an intra-arterial reservoir in 17 lesions of 12 patients with non-resectable, metastatic or recurrent gastric cancers. The 12 patients consisted of one with a primary gastric cancer lesion, 6 with a solitary gastric cancer lesion metastasizing to the liver, 4 with gastric cancer(More)
In the management of inoperable patients who have advanced gastric cancer, it is important to control an active tumor bleeding for the purpose of keeping the patient's quality of life well. We treated two patients: embolization with coil to aneurysm in the gastric tumor in one case, and embolization and chemoradiationtherapy with S-1 in the other. In(More)
We treated 3 cases of local pelvic recurrence due to a rectal cancer post operation by arterial infusion chemotherapy with 5-FU and levofolinate calcium and also by radiation therapy. The result of imaging analysis showed that a recurrent tumor was decreased effectively in 2 cases by chemo-radiation therapy. We confirmed the cancer pain and tumor bleeding(More)
We present a case of small cell carcinoma of esophagus treated by chemotherapy with CDDP plus CPT-11 and radiotherapy. A 73-year-old woman visited our hospital with complaints of neck mass and discomfort during swallowing. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a type 3 tumor in the middle portion of the esophagus, which was pathologically diagnosed as(More)