Yoshinobu Kuma

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We report a rare case of giant prostatic hyperplasia treated by open surgery. A 70-year-old man was suffering from macrohematuria. Computed tomography revealed a markedly enlarged prostate measuring 580 mL. The serum prostate-specific antigen level was 9.430 ng/mL. Prostatic biopsy showed benign prostatic hyperplasia. We perfomed retropubic open(More)
75 year old female who was hospitalized for abdominal pain and fever up on 12th May 1998. She had been followed as a polycystic kidney patient since few years. The swelling of the right kidney and her general condition became gradually worse. On 18th May, the embolization to the right kidney using pure alcohol and gelatin sponge was performed. Within a(More)
INTRODUCTION In 2011, Fukushima was struck by a triple disaster: an earthquake, tsunamis, and a nuclear accident. In the aftermath, there was much fear among hospital staff members about radiation exposure and many staff members failed to report to work. OBJECTIVES One objective is to measure this shortage in hospital staff and another is to compare the(More)
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