Yuko Watanabe

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Long-term results of hepatic resection for hepatolithiasis in 34 patients having intrahepatic biliary strictures were studied. The left lateral and the right posterior segmental ducts were commonly and often simultaneously involved. Fourteen patients had multiple segmental involvement. Hepatic resection included left sided resection (n = 27), right sided(More)
Although (11)C-methionine (MET)-PET has been used to diagnose intracranial germ cell tumors (GCTs) arising in the basal ganglia, whether this imaging technique is useful in assessing treatment response and residual tumor is still unclear. The authors report 3 cases of basal ganglia GCTs in which the residual MET uptake at the end of treatment did not(More)
PURPOSE There is little information on pediatric oligodendroglial tumor located in the brainstem because of its rarity. METHODS Here, we present two pediatric cases of pontine oligodendroglial tumors with radiological findings atypical for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma. RESULTS The first patient was an 8-year-old boy. Brain magnetic resonance imaging(More)
A 75-year-old man who was diagnosed as having mucin-producing pancreatic cystic lesion of the main pancreatic duct by duodenoscopic examination was reported. Because of the low malignant potential of such lesions, duodenum-preserving resection of the head of the pancreas was performed, and the intra-operative histological examination showed no malignancy of(More)
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