Yoshitake Shinji

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BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori eradication decreases recurrence of peptic ulcers with marked improvement in histological inflammation, but gastric mucosal injuries may be developed even after eradication. PURPOSE To investigate the mechanisms responsible for the development of gastric erosions after eradication, we analysed the relationship between(More)
BACKGROUND Helicobacter pylori eradication markedly improves histological inflammation and decreases peptic ulcer recurrence, but little is known about the subsequent development of gastric mucosal injury. AIM To investigate whether acid suppression treatment after eradication influences the development of gastric erosions. METHODS Eighty-one patients(More)
The laparoscopic findings of the livers of 12 patients with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), including six asymptomatic and six symptomatic cases, were investigated. On the liver surface of asymptomatic PBC, we found a laparoscopic appearance, consisting of reddish patches of irregular shape, ranging from 0.5 to 3 cm in diameter, and not evenly distributed.(More)
The morphological features of alcoholic liver diseases were followed up for a long period in patients who continued alcoholic intake and those in whom alcoholic intake was discontinued or reduced. In the continued alcoholic intake group, liver cirrhosis, which had not been seen at the first examination, appeared in 17 of the 25 cases, whereas in the(More)
Patients with metastatic breast carcinoma often present symptomatic pleural effusions. A 67-years-old woman, who had undergone right radical mastectomy 7 years previously for right breast carcinoma, developed massive right pleural effusion. Thoracoscopy revealed local metastasis in the center of the parietal mediastinal pleura. On biopsy, it was found to be(More)
patients had fever and ascites was observed on 16 patients in which bloody ascites was prooved in 10 cases. Jaundice also appeared on 16 patients. Abdominal pain was severe in patients who had remarkable hemorrhage and necrosis of the liver and there were no distinct relations between abdominal pain and weight of the liver, extention and metastasis of the(More)