Yoshiyuki Saito

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To evaluate the clinical features of nosocomial epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) occurring in the ophthalmology ward of Sapporo Medical University Hospital and to devise preventive measures for it. We studied the symptoms and clinical course of 2 patients who had EKC and 16 patients who had EKC caused by nosocomial infections in our hospital. We(More)
We present herein the case of a 68-year-old man in whom metachronous liver metastasis from an α-fetoprotein (AFP)-producing gastric cancer was successfully treated. The patient initially underwent a distal gastrectomy for an AFPproducing gastric cancer on January 30, 1997, following which the serum AFP level which had been 228 ng/ml prior to surgery(More)
CONTEXT Although an evidence-based clinical guideline for parenteral hydration therapy was established in Japan, the efficacy of the guideline has not been assessed. OBJECTIVES Our purpose was to explore the effect of parenteral hydration therapy based on this clinical guideline on quality of life (QoL), discomfort, symptoms, and fluid retention signs in(More)
We developed a new technique, sutureless mesh fixation, using 2-octyl cyanoacrylate (Dermabond®, a surgical tissue adhesive) for incisional hernia repair. The objective of this article is to introduce the new technique and to examine whether the technique provides sufficient resistance to abdominal pressure. We conducted two tests using a porcine model, a(More)
Although advanced thyroid carcinoma patients who cannot be cured by conventional therapy have lacked effective treatment, multitargeted tyrosine kinase inhibitors have recently become available. Phase 3 trials of lenvatinib showed a median time to objective response of 2 (95 % confidence interval (CI) 1.9-3.5) months, demonstrating that shrinks tumors(More)
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