Yasutaka Hachiya

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BACKGROUND/AIMS Hepatectomy combined with colectomy is the preferred treatment for patients with synchronous colorectal cancer and hepatic metastasis. However, the effects on hepatic reserve function of combining colectomy with hepatectomy are unclear. The purpose of this study was to determine liver regeneration and functions after hepatectomy with and(More)
UNLABELLED We describe two adolescent girls with a congenital portosystemic shunt who exhibited hyperandrogenism in addition to insulin resistant hyperinsulinaemia. Case 1 was referred to our clinic to undergo a routine clinical work-up prior to tonsillectomy at 14 years of age. Mild liver dysfunction was identified and hypogenesis of the portal vein with a(More)
This is an Open Access article licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License (www.karger.com/OA-license), applicable to the online version of the article only. Distribution for non-commercial purposes only. Abstract An 83-year-old Japanese man was admitted to our hospital for gastric adenocarcinoma mimicking(More)
A 72-year-old female with right breast cancer having multiple lung metastases was treated by combined administration of 5'-DFUR at 800 mg/day, and tamoxifen, at 20 mg/day, after standard radical mastectomy. Plain chest X-ray and computed tomography examinations have shown complete disappearance of the multiple lung tumor since the therapy. No serious side(More)
A58 -year-old man with sigmoid colon cancer with peritoneal dissemination was treated with bevacizumab (BV) plus mFOLFOX6 therapy as third-line chemotherapy after treatment failures with FOLFOX4 and FOLFIRI regimen. BV combination therapy resulted in a decrease in ascites and disappearance of the primary lesion. His ECOG performance status (PS) recovered(More)
A 69-year-old male was followed at our institute for the purpose of hemo-dialization. During follow-up, a tumor shadow (phi 6.5 x 7.0 cm) was found in rt. S5 by chest X-ray. This tumor was diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma by TBLB. Right middle lobectomy (R 2 a) was performed. Histological staging was pT 2 N 2 M 0, stage IIIa. This tumor was cystic,(More)
A 54-year-old man was admitted to the hospital because of upper abdominal pain and anorexia. Physical examination revealed jaundice, and abdominal CT demonstrated a pancreatic mass and dilatation of bile duct. The patient was operated with the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. However, the pancreatic cancer was unresectable because of invasion of the(More)
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