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Seventy-seven patients with endometrial hyperplasia, 48 with simple hyperplasia without atypia (SH), 17 with complex hyperplasia without atypia (CH), one with simple hyperplasia with atypia (SHA), and 11 with complex hyperplasia with atypia (CHA) were prospectively followed-up by total curettage every 12 months for 3 years. Progression to carcinoma occurred(More)
Dilatation and curettage was performed under anesthesia in outpatients in 1837 patients aged over 26 with a history of abnormal uterine bleeding not associated with pregnancy or ovulation. Fifty-one (2.8%) patients were found to have malignant disease. Of these, 47 patients had endometrial carcinoma. An additional 111 (6.0%) patients were found to have(More)
A 42-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of a positive fecal occult blood test. Colonoscopy examination revealed an elevated lesion measuring 25mm in diameter at the terminal ileum. A histological diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumor(NET)was made based on biopsy specimens taken from the lesion. Since no apparent distant metastasis other than(More)
A 75-year-old man was admitted with abdominal pain and taken to our hospital. CT and MRI showed a tumor measuring 60mm in diameter in the pelvic cavity. Based on the imaging findings, we suspected a schwannoma and decided to perform surgery. As the tumor was found to be benign in intraoperative frozen section diagnosis, the tumor was enucleated.(More)
An 81-year-old woman was admitted for leg edema. She was found to have membranous glomerulonephritis with advanced gastric cancer after renal biopsy and endoscopic examination. Serum albumin was 1.4 g/dL and total protein was 4 g/dL on admission. After albumin was administered, distal gastrectomy was performed. Albumin administration continued(More)
A 59-year-old man underwent total gastrectomy(with D2 dissection)and cholecystectomy for gastric cancer and a submucosal tumor of the stomach. The specimen was immunohistochemically positive for c-kit, the Ki-67 label index was 10%, and the mitotic count was 20/HPF. Finally, the patient was diagnosed with high-risk gastrointestinal stromal cancer with(More)
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