Yuhei Kawasaki

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Cold agglutinin disease (CAD) is a rare cause of anaemia in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). CAD is usually refractory to glucocorticosteroid, and other immunosuppressive and/or cytotoxic therapies. We report the case of a 55-years old woman with SLE and CAD that did not respond to high-dose methylprednisolone, cyclosporin A, and double(More)
In the management of inoperable patients who have advanced gastric cancer, it is important to control an active tumor bleeding for the purpose of keeping the patient's quality of life well. We treated two patients: embolization with coil to aneurysm in the gastric tumor in one case, and embolization and chemoradiationtherapy with S-1 in the other. In(More)
We report a case of fatal anaphylactoid shock caused by a CT examination using nonionic contrast medium. A 79-year-old female patient was diagnosed with right recurrent nerve plasy. There was no known history of drug allergy or exposure to contrast medium. Approximately 50 seconds after contrast medium bolus injection began, the patient was noted to be(More)
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