Yuuki Yamashita

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BACKGROUND The choice of an optimal sclerosant for pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusion remains controversial. This retrospective clinical study compared the efficacy and safety of two sclerosants; talc slurry (talc-s) and OK-432. METHODS We compared the characteristics, 30/90-day success rates, and adverse events in patients with lung(More)
A 69-year-old man visited a clinic for left leg weakness. With suspicions of lung cancer and a metastatic brain tumor, he was referred to our hospital and was diagnosed with large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma, cT1bN0M1b (BRA), stage IV. After stereotactic radiosurgery for his brain metastasis, he was treated with chemotherapy containing cisplatin and(More)
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to reduce the exposed dose of radiotherapy treatment planning computed tomography (CT) by using low tube voltage technique. MATERIALS AND METHODS We used tube voltages of 80 kV, 100 kV, and 120 kV, respectively. First, we evaluated exposure dose with CT dose index (CTDI) for each voltage. Second, we compared image quality(More)
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