Yusuke Kimura

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BACKGROUND To investigate the efficacy of amino acid administration via peripheral veins in addition to conventional enteral feeding following esophagectomy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Retrospective analysis of data pertaining to 33 patients with esophageal cancer who underwent radical esophagectomy and satisfied the required nutrition control. Patients were(More)
OBJECTIVES Meandering flow void around the splenium, which can be recognized on conventional T2-weighted images, implicates collateral flow in the splenial artery in patients with moyamoya disease. In this report, curves of flow voids around the splenium (SFVs) were evaluated in patients with moyamoya disease, and their diagnostic value and pathophysiology(More)
INTRODUCTION Small-cell carcinoma of the esophagus (SCCE) is a rare disease with aggressive progression and a poor prognosis. A standard treatment strategy for SCCE is yet to be established. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 40-year-old woman with dysphagia was admitted to our hospital. A clinical diagnosis of SCCE (T3N1N0 stage IIIA) was established. She was(More)
INTRODUCTION Cases of synchronous triple cancers of the esophagus and other organs curatively resected are rare. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 73-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with bloody feces. He was diagnosed with synchronous triple cancers of the esophagus, colon, and liver. We selected a two-stage operation to safely achieve curative resection(More)
The incidence of double cancer of the esophagus and breast is rare, and axillary lymph node metastasis (ALM) in esophageal cancer is also very rare. We report a case of advanced esophageal cancer with left ALM and synchronous right breast cancer. A 64-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital with dysphagia. The clinical diagnosis was esophageal cancer(More)
It is unknown whether nutritional status influences pain intensity in cancer patients receiving a transdermal fentanyl patch (FP). This study aimed to determine whether nutritional status is associated with pain intensity and to evaluate the influence of changes in nutritional status on pain intensity in cancer patients receiving transdermal FP treatment.(More)
Applicability of ovulation synchronization protocol using GnRH and PGF(2alpha) (PGF) injection to anestrous beef cows remains controversial. We compared the effectiveness of the protocol in the anestrous stage of the beef cow with that in the cycling stage using the same animals. Ovaries of five Japanese Black and three Japanese Shorthorn cows were(More)
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