Yuhua Kan

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BACKGROUND/AIMS This study was to evaluate and compare the clinical and pathological characteristics and patient outcomes after hepatic resection for different stages of HCC according to the Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) classification system. METHODOLOGY Three hundred and sixteen primary hepatectomies for HCC were divided into stage 0-c, according(More)
A multicenter collaborative study was performed to investigate the prevalence of abnormal blood contents of 6 trace metals, copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), aluminum (Al), lead (Pb), cadmium (Cd), and mercury (Hg), in hemodialysis (HD) patients and to analyze their relationship with the medications, such as CaCO3, Ca acetate, Al containing phosphate-binding agents,(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the functional outcomes, psychological impact, and complication rates associated with external fixation and volar or dorsal plating in relation to the functional parameters following treatment of intra-articular fractures of the distal radius (IFDR) in patients older than 65 years. We hypothesized that using volar or(More)
A case of massive calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (MCPDD) is reported. A 41-year-old Japanese man presented with swelling, intermittent pain, and limitation of motion in the wrist. Radiological studies indicated amorphous calcification and bone erosion. MCPDD, although rare, should be included in the list of the differential(More)
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