Tomohiro Terai

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Trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid (TNBS)-induced colitis is one of the most widely used experimental colitis models. However, there is no standard procedure for inducing colitis by TNBS because it is difficult to achieve a uniform distribution of colitis. We have developed a modified method of murine TNBS-induced colitis that involves inhalation anesthesia with(More)
Extranodal natural killer (NK)/T-cell lymphoma, nasal type, exhibits aggressive tumor behavior and carries a poor prognosis. Recently, lymphomatoid gastropathy with NK/T cell infiltration into gastric mucosa has been recognized as a pseudo-malignant disease which regresses without treatment. Because the conventional immunohistochemical criteria of(More)
BACKGROUND Although there have been regional studies, there has not been a detailed nationwide investigation of the morbidity from acute myocardial infarction (MI) in Japanese workers. METHODS AND RESULTS Registration of MI and sudden death was done by full-time occupational physicians in Japan. Among 133,099 workers (109,550 men, 23,549 women) from 41(More)
Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) is an autosomal dominant hereditary disease characterized by multiple colorectal adenomatous polyps and frequent extracolonic manifestations. An attenuated form of FAP (AFAP) is diagnosed based on a milder colorectal phenotype, and the colorectal phenotype of (A)FAP has been linked to germline APC mutations. The(More)
Protracted low-dose concurrent chemotherapy combined with radiation has been proposed for enhanced treatment results for esophageal cancer. We evaluated the efficacy and the toxicity of a novel regimen of daily low-dose nedaplatin (cis-diammine-glycolatoplatinum) and continuous infusion of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) with radiation in patients with esophageal(More)
Ulcerative colitis is occasionally complicated by dermatological disorders presenting as extra-intestinal manifestations, including erythema nodosum and pyoderma gangrenosum. Sweet's syndrome is considered to be a rare cutaneous disease in patients with ulcerative colitis. To date, only 17 cases of Sweet's syndrome complicating ulcerative colitis have been(More)
BACKGROUND It remains unclear how much coronary risk factors contribute to the prediction of myocardial infarction among Japanese populations. METHODS AND RESULTS A nested case-control study of Japanese male workers aged 35 to 65 years was conducted between 1997 and 2000 in the Morbidity of Myocardial Infarction Multicenter Study in Japan (3M Study). Two(More)
Gallstone ileus is a rare but important cause of small bowel obstruction in the geriatric population. A 65-year-old man with a twenty year history of cholecystolithiasis was admitted to our hospital with abdominal pain and vomiting. Physical exams showed abdominal defence and rebound tenderness. A plain abdominal X-ray suggested a small bowel obstruction(More)