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A 56-year-old man had been treated for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy since childhood. He had been treated for refractory ventricular tachycardia (VT) with interventricular septum cauterization, catheter ablation, and implantation of a defibrillator. He had been treated at home for several years. The ileus that developed in July 2014 was relieved by(More)
We previously studied hypoxic tumor cells from hepatic metastases of colorectal cancer (CRC) and determined several potential prognostic factors, including expression of ephrin-A1 (EFNA1), which was highly induced by hypoxia. Here, we further evaluated the prognostic impact of EFNA1 expression. Samples from a total of 366(More)
Carcinosarcoma of the esophagus is a rare malignant neoplasm. We report a case of an 87-year-old man treated with chemoradiotherapy. The main presenting complaint was hiccups. Histological analysis of a biopsy from the tumor demonstrated a carcinosarcoma. The clinical diagnosis was T2N0M0, cStageⅡ. In consideration of his advanced age, a past history of(More)