Yasuhide Ishikawa

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Hepatic ischemia-reperfusion (I/R) injury continues to be a fatal complication after liver surgery. Heat shock (HS) preconditioning is an effective strategy for protecting the liver from I/R injury, but its exact mechanism is still unclear. Because the activation of nuclear factor-kappaB (NF-kappaB) is an important event in the hepatic I/R-induced(More)
Xanthogranulomatous pancreatitis (XGP) is a rare inflammatory disease of the pancreas. A correct diagnosis is usually made only after pathological examination. A 76-year-old man was referred to our hospital for investigation of erythroderma, muscle weakness, and weight loss. We suspected dermatomyositis as a paraneoplastic phenomenon and investigated(More)
This report presents a case of massive mucosal necrosis of the small intestine in a patient with mitochondrial myopathy, encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and stroke-like episodes (MELAS), which particularly affects the brain, nervous system and muscles. A 45-year-old Japanese female, with an established diagnosis of MELAS, presented with vomiting. Computed(More)
We report a case of adenocarcinoma in an intrapancreatic accessory spleen (IPAS). A 78-year-old woman presented with abdominal discomfort, and investigations revealed an elevated serum carbohydrate antigen 19-9 level, to 161.8 U/ml (normal, <37 U/ml). Ultrasonography showed a heterogeneous echogenic tumor with a vascular hilum. Computed tomography showed a(More)
This report presents a case of true enteroliths linked to non-specific multiple ulcers of the small intestine (CNSU). A 53-year-old male presented with abdominal pain and vomiting, and was admitted to our hospital under a diagnosis of ileus. He had anemia and hypoalbuminemia. Abdominal computed tomography showed that several radio-opaque bodies were present(More)
We report here a rare case of a patient with recurrent intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma that was treated with simple S-1 chemotherapy, who is still alive 6 years later. A liver tumor was identified in segments 5 to 6 in a 60-year-old male asymptomatic hepatitis B carrier. The tumor was diagnosed as hepatocellular carcinoma by MRI and CT. However, following(More)
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