Yuki Kamata

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Intra-aortic balloon occlusion (IABO) of the descending aorta is beneficial to rescue patients in shock following traumatic intra-abdominal hemorrhage. The authors experienced four such patients who had received IABO of the descending thoracic aorta to maintain hemodynamics prior to operation. After hemostasis, the balloon was deflated gradually. Releasing(More)
We report here an old male patient with anti-nuclear antibody (ANA) negative systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with active renal disease and penile ulcer. He revealed nephrotic syndrome, malar rash and oral ulcer. SLE was discussed, however both ANA and anti-DNA antibody were persistently negative. A penile ulcer was also observed. He died of acute(More)
Here we report a case of Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS) and central retinal artery occlusion (CRAO), with good visual recovery. A 58-year-old Japanese man with CSS experienced acute painless loss of vision in his right eye. CRAO was diagnosed by fundoscopic findings (retinal whitening with a cherry-red spot). Steroid pulse therapy (methylprednisolone at 1 g(More)
A solitary massive tumor developed in the left eye of a 61-year-old female who had a history of insulin-independent diabetes mellitus for 20 years and whose left eye had become blind due to repeated anterior uveitis in the recent several years. The eyeball was enucleated and used for further examinations. Intraocular tissues were widely infiltrated by(More)
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