Yusuke Akamaru

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INTRODUCTION Liposarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas; however, early diagnosis is rare as the tumor remains difficult and unpalpable for a prolonged period of time. PRESENTATION OF CASE Here we report the first case of retroperitoneal liposarcoma associated with pregnancy and expression of estrogen receptor. A 34-year-old woman(More)
BACKGROUND Staples have been widely used for skin closure after open gastrointestinal surgery. The potential advantages of subcuticular sutures compared with staples have not been assessed. We assessed the differences in the frequency of wound complications, including superficial incisional surgical site infection and hypertrophic scar formation, depending(More)
A 76-year-old Japanese man was admitted to Kosei-Nenkin Hospital (Osaka, Japan) in November 2006; his chief complaint was a 10-kg loss in body weight over 3 months prior to admission. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) and dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed three masses in the retroperitoneum. The patient subsequently underwent surgery. The(More)
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