publication of these were obtained from all the participants. Competing interests Akira Takahashi, Shotaro Takahashi, Tetsuhiro Tsujino, Kazushige Isobe, Taisuke Watanabe, Yutaka Kitamura, Takao Watanabe, Koh
Written informed consents for the publication of these were obtained from all the participants. Competing interests Yutaka Kitamura, Masashi Suzuki, Tsuneyuki Tsukioka, Kazushige Isobe, Tetsuhiro Tsujino
participants. Competing interests Toshihisa Toyoda, Kazushige Isobe, Tetsuhiro Tsujino, Yasuo Koyata, Fumitaka Ohyagi, Taisuke Watanabe, Masayuki Nakamura, Yutaka Kitamura, Hajime Okudera, Koh Nakata, and
Watanebe, Hideo Kawabata, Yutaka Kitamura, Toshimitsu Okudera, Hajime Okudera, Kohya Uematsu, Kazuhiro Okuda, Koh Nakata, Takaaki Tanaka, and Tomoyuki Kawase state that they have no competing interest
manuscript preparation. All authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript. Competing interests Kazushige Isobe, Masashi Suzuki, Taisuke Watanabe, Yutaka Kitamura, Taiji Suzuki, Hideo Kawabata
Rearrangements of the RET and TRK proto-oncogenes, which generate fusion oncogenes, are frequent in papillary thyroid carcinomas in Caucasian populations. To determine the spectrum of gene rearrangements in Japanese patients, we systematically examined 40 papillary thyroid carcinomas for all possible types of gene fusion events involving RET or TRK genes. RET rearrangements were...
The anaesthetic management of a patient with phaeochromo-cytoma, tricuspid atresia and pulmonary vascular stenosis is reported. The patient received no preoperative preparation with adrenergic blockers. Anaesthesia was induced and maintained with fentanyl, diazepam and sevoflurane. Intraoperative blood pressure was controlled with sodium nitroprusside, sevoflurane, phentolamine...