Tetsurou Yamamoto

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OBJECTIVE The surgical procedure for subglottic stenosis is technically challenging when the vocal cords are involved and concomitant management for glottic involvement is required. After total cricoidectomy and laryngotracheal anastomosis, T-tube placement for 3 to 6 months is recommended. Bone grafts might shorten this period. We report the histologic and(More)
The patient was a 74-year-old man suffering from tuberculotic chronic pyothorax. He had hematemesis in January 2006. Hb was 6.1 g/dl. A type 2 tumor 3 cm in diameter was found in the vaulted region on the greater curvature side. It was diagnosed as a malignant lymphoma. WBC and differential count were normal, and the patient tested negative for HTVL-1(More)
We report two cases of large gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the stomach both of which were assessed as highly malignant, but took different clinical courses. Case 1: A 72-year-old male. Case 2: A 63-year-old female. The tumor size of Case 1 was suggestive of high malignancy, but only a partial gastrectomy was selected because it did not show any(More)
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