Yusuke Wakasa

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Cardiac function was studied with Scintiview in 107 cases, 24 normal and 83 affected cases, and the following results were obtained. 1. Better data were obtained with converging collimeter than with parallel collimeter in cardiac study. (2) Red blood cells were sufficiently labeled with 99mTc using stannous chloride as reductant, and it was proven to be(More)
A 56-year-old man with no abnormalmedicalhistory was admitted to our hospitalfor gastric cancer surgery. The preoperative laboratory tests indicated anemia, hyperbilirubinemia, hemagglutinin reaction, and a markedly high cold agglutinin titer; thus, we diagnosed the patient with cold agglutinin disease(CAD). Although perioperative complications caused by(More)
BACKGROUND Lateral lymph node dissection(LLND)for locally advanced lower rectal cancer is the standard treatment procedure in Japan. We performed LLND with an extraperitoneal approach. Recently, we introduced laparoscopic surgery for locally advanced rectal cancer and laparoscopic LLND. We performed laparoscopic LLND in a patient havinglower rectal cancer(More)
BACKGROUND Thene utrophil-lymphocyteratio (NLR)reflects a patient's systemic inflammatory response. Several studies have revealed that the NLR is associated with a poor prognosis in several types of malignant tumors such as colorectal and lung cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of preoperative NLR on the prognosis of patients with(More)
Esophageal carcinoma rarely metastasizes to the brain. We experienced a case of solitary brain metastasis from Stage 0 esophageal carcinoma after surgery. A 54-year-old man was diagnosed with esophageal carcinoma (clinical T3N2M0, cStage Ⅲ). He received neoadjuvant chemotherapy consisting of 5-fluorouracil plus cisplatin followed by subtotal esophagectomy(More)
When there is an anatomic anomaly in the biliary tract of the donor for living-donor liver transplantation, the risk of postoperative biliary tract complications increases in both the donor and the recipient. We studied a case of living-donor liver transplantation with a left hepatic lobe graft that had anatomic anomalies, in which the medial segmental(More)
We report a case of pathological complete response after neoadjuvant chemotherapy(NAC)(S-1 plus oxaliplatin)for rectal cancer. The patient was a 50-year-old man who had type 3 circumferential rectal cancer. An abdominal CT scan revealed locally advanced rectal cancer(cT3N2H0P0M0, cStage III b)with severe stenosis and oral-side intestinal dilatation. The(More)
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