Yoshiki Yokoyama

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The generating capacity of interleukin 1 (IL-1) and interleukin 2 (IL-2) by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMNC) was measured in 40 patients with digestive cancer (20 localized and 20 disseminated) and 20 age- and sex-matched control subjects. The localized carcinoma patients showed normal IL-1 production and a significantly depressed IL-2 production(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the frequency of intraoperative complications associated with titanium locking compression plate (LCP) removal. DESIGN Retrospective study. METHODS Medical records were reviewed for surgical technique, plate types used, position and number of screws, time from internal fixation to plate removal, and(More)
The effects of preoperative radiation plus surgical stress on immunity were examined in 29 patients with esophageal cancer, including 14 patients who experienced radiation therapy and 15 who did not, as well as 15 age-, sex- and body weight-matched control subjects. Absolute numbers of the total lymphocytes and OKT3 (all T cells), OKT4 (helper/inducer T(More)
To describe a technique for C2 lamina reconstruction using locking miniplates for the extirpation of spinal tumors in the craniocervical junction. Many spinal surgery cases in which lamina reconstructions have been performed using non-locking miniplates have been reported. However, there is only one report of the use of locking miniplates for lamina(More)
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