Yasuichi Kajita

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A 59-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for treatment of acute renal insufficiency. She had been under home intravenous hyperalimentation therapy through a totally implantable central venous catheter for 2 years because of post-radiation enteritis. Clinical examination on admission revealed severe renal insufficiency complicated with(More)
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a degenerative disease of the central nervous system that leads to death within a few years. Recently, it has been reported that combination therapy with intraparenchymal interferon-alpha (INF-alpha) and intraventricular ribavirin is effective. An 11-year-old SSPE patient whose clinical symptoms progressed(More)
A 26-year-old man was referred to our hospital for further evaluation of a cystic lesion in the pelvis. He was completely asymptomatic, although he experienced gross hematuria 10 months before his visit. Drip infusion pyelography (DIP) and abdominal computerized tomography (CT) showed a cystic structure behind the bladder and absence of the left kidney.(More)
Nephrogenic adenoma is a rare, benign tumor of the urinary tract. The origin of this tumor is supposed to be a metaplastic transformation of urothelium in response to stimulation such as recurrent urinary tract infections or surgical trauma. We experienced three cases of nephrogenic adenoma originating in the bladder. The first patient was a 29-year-old man(More)
AIM Previously, we devised a method for estimating123I labeled N-isopropyl-p-iodoamphetamine (123I IMP) arterial blood activity at 10 minutes after intravenous injection of 123I IMP (Ca10) without any blood sampling using 123I IMP autoradiography (ARG) acquisition data, and verified its usefulness for quantification of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF).(More)
We compared the usefulness of PSA and PSA density (PSAD) in diagnosing prostate cancer in 102 men who had a PSA value higher than 4.0 ng/ml and normal digital rectal examination and who had undergone transrectal ultrasonography-guided systematic sextant biopsies of the prostate between August 1996 and October 1999. In addition, for a group of 53 patients(More)
We report a case of giant psoas abscess with aggressive extension outside the muscles of the iliopsoas component. A 57-year-old man was admitted to our hospital, presenting with right flank pain and severe general malaise. He had been diabetic, but no treatment had been performed for diabetes. Leukocytosis, positive CRP and hyperglycemia were noted, but he(More)