Tetsuro Manabe

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BACKGROUND Although bleeding and perforation are generally recognized major complications of endoscopic mucosal resection, esophageal stricture after endoscopic mucosal resection has not been well studied. Factors associated with the occurrence and severity of esophageal stenosis after endoscopic mucosal resection were investigated. METHODS Two hundred(More)
BACKGROUND Multicentric squamous dysplasia is frequent in the esophagus and can be visualized by chromoendoscopy (Lugol's solution) as multiple Lugol-voiding lesions (LVLs). Although EMR commonly is used to treat superficial esophageal cancer, new lesions can arise and incomplete resection can result in residual disease. Little is known about the risk(More)
BACKGROUND Definitive chemoradiotherapy is recognized as a standard treatment for esophageal cancer. Although most failures of this combined modality are locoregional, without distant metastasis, there are few curative treatment options available in such cases except salvage esophagectomy. METHODS Experience with 16 patients with squamous cell carcinoma(More)
Reviews activities in the field of propagation research, in the 1990s, in Japan. The authors focus only on propagation studies related to radio communications; activities in the field of remote sensing are outside the scope of this review. Since Kagoshima and Shiokawa (1992) included a short review of research activities in this field, in the period from(More)
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