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Prevalence of gallbladder polyps among apparently healthy Japanese: ultrasonographic study.
The prevalence of gallbladder polyps was investigated in apparently healthy Japanese who underwent abdominal ultrasonography as part of their health screening examination. The polyps found wereExpand
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Superficial esophageal carcinoma: evaluation by endoscopic ultrasonography.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in the staging of superficial esophageal carcinoma (SEC). METHODS We examined the histopathologicExpand
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Deep Venous Thrombosis After Total Hip or Total Knee Arthroplasty in Patients in Japan
A single center, prospective, epidemiologic study was conducted to estimate the incidence of deep venous thrombosis detected by venography in patients in Japan undergoing total hip arthroplasty orExpand
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Effects of prednisolone and human epidermal growth factor on angiogenesis in granulation tissue of gastric ulcer induced by acetic acid.
In an attempt to elucidate the role of granulation vessels in the healing of gastric ulcer, healing and angiogenesis in granulation tissue of acetic acid ulcers were studied in rats. In addition, theExpand
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The effect of additive hyaluronic acid on animal joints with experimentally reduced lubricating ability.
A series of in vitro experiments demonstrated a clear effect of additive hyaluronic acid (HA) on animal joints with experimentally reduced lubricating ability. Eleven canine hip joints were utilizedExpand
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Incidence and clinical characteristics of hypoparathyroidism in dialysis patients.
The incidence and clinical characteristics of hypoparathyroidism (Hypo) were evaluated in 8188 hemodialysis (HD) and 1207 CAPD patients treated in 65 hospitals or clinics in Japan. Hypo was definedExpand
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Carcinoid tumors of the gastrointestinal tract: evaluation with endoscopic ultrasonography.
To evaluate the usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography for carcinoid tumors, we examined 29 patients with gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors (5 gastric, 7 duodenal, and 17 rectal). The smallest sizeExpand
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Peptic ulcer is prevalent among shift workers
To elucidate sleep disturbances in the etiology of peptic ulcers, the prevalence of peptic ulcer disease was compared among shift workers and daytime workers. The subjects (N=11,657) were employeesExpand
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Endoscopic assessment of invasion of colorectal tumors with a new high-frequency ultrasound probe.
The present study was carried out to clarify the usefulness of and problems associated with a new ultrasound probe in the assessment of invasion of colorectal tumors. Normal colorectal wall of 23Expand
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Endoscopic ultrasonography in diagnosis of the extent of gallbladder carcinoma.
Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) was performed preoperatively in 39 patients with gallbladder carcinoma. Diagnosis of the anatomical extent of gallbladder carcinoma was compared with histologicExpand
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