Tomoya Masuda

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Free-radical scavengers and inhibitors of tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) such as N-acetylcysteine and pentoxifylline have been shown to inhibit the development of peripheral neuropathy in streptozotocin(STZ)-induced diabetic rats. In this study we examined the effect of troglitazone, an anti-diabetic thiazolidinedione, on diabetic neuropathy, since it(More)
A man in his twenties had intermittent abdominal pain in the right lower quadrant for more than 4 years. The abdominal pain persisted after a meal, and he visited our hospital emergency department. We performed an emergency colonoscopy and found a 3-cm mobile polypoid lesion located on the antimesenteric side of the ileum 40 cm from the ileocecal valve and(More)
We herein report the preliminary but appreciable results of regional transarterial infusion of 2 gravity subtypes of autologous lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells into the metastatic sites in combination with systemic recombinant interleukin-2 (rIL-2) administration in 3 patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma. Leukapheresis was performed once a(More)
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