Yasuyuki Nakata

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BACKGROUND Postoperative bile leakage can be a serious complication after hepatic resection. Few studies have analyzed patients according to the time of onset of bile leakage. We analyzed differences between patients with early- and late-onset bile leakage after hepatic resection and assessed clinical characteristics and outcomes in patients with late-onset(More)
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a commonly used local therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, for tumors located adjacent to the Glisson's capsule in the hepatic hilar region, RFA may cause bile duct injury and may be difficult to perform using the standard procedure. We describe 2 HCC cases in which RFA was performed laparoscopically under(More)
BACKGROUND The present study aimed to clarify the clinicopathologic features of long-term disease-fee survival after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). METHODS This retrospective study identified 940 patients who underwent curative resection of HCC between 1991 and 2000 at five university hospitals. Seventy-four patients with 10 years of(More)
We report a successful case of chemotherapy for primary far-advanced gastric cancer accompanied with poor general condition related to jaundice due to hepatic metastasis. A 54-year-old man, who had been admitted to another hospital in October 2006 with a complaint of tarry stool, was referred to our hospital. The result of detailed examination revealed an(More)
BACKGROUND The benefits of anatomic resection in patients with small (<5 cm), solitary hepatocellular carcinomas remain unclear. Outcomes were therefore evaluated in patients who underwent anatomic resection or nonanatomic resection of small solitary hepatocellular carcinomas. METHODS Factors affecting overall survival and disease-free survival were(More)
A 39-year-old man was referred to our hospital for the investigation of abdominal fluid collection. He was pointed out to have alcoholic chronic pancreatitis. Laboratory data showed inflammation and slightly elevated serum direct bilirubin and amylase. An abdominal computed tomography demonstrated huge fluid collection, multiple pancreatic pseudocysts and(More)
The influence of allogenic blood transfusion on the postoperative outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) surgery remains controversial. This study aims to clarify the clinical impacts of perioperative allogenic blood transfusion on liver resection outcome in HCC patients. We analyzed data collected over 5 years for 642 patients who underwent hepatectomy(More)