Toshikazu Matsuo

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BACKGROUND A minilaparotomy approach is technically feasible for the resection of colorectal cancer in select patients. The aim of this study was to clarify the risk factors preventing the success of a minilaparotomy in the resection of colorectal cancer. METHODS Between April 2005 and August 2008, 141 consecutive patients were enrolled in this(More)
INTRODUCTION Intussusception in adults is a rare cause of bowel obstruction. Endometriosis of the bowel is also a rare entity that can be the cause of bowel obstruction. Here, we report a rare case of intussusception secondary to endometriosis of the cecum. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 40-year-old woman presented to the hospital with a one-week history of(More)
A key compound, a precursor of water-soluble cyclophane hexamer, was prepared via Williamson ether synthesis of tetraaza[]paracyclophane derivatives bearing a bromoacetamide moiety with triphenylene-2,3,6,7,10,11-hexaol as a core. A cationic cyclophane hexamer (1) was obtained by removing the protecting groups from the precursor. Fluorescence(More)
Surgery for complications of colonic diverticulum was evaluated on the basis of a result of clinical experience for the 15 patients. 1) Average age was 48.9 years, and right-side oriented lesions were more often seen in younger patients. The men and women ratio was 1.5 to 1.0. 2) The reasons for surgery were disticulitis in 7 (46.7%), perforation in 3(More)
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