Masatoshi Tanaka

Summary

Affiliation: Fukuoka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of mutations within multiple genes associated with resistance in a clinical isolate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with reduced ceftriaxone susceptibility that shows a multidrug-resistant phenotype
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Japan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 27:20-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Japan, 1993-2002: continuous increasing of ciprofloxacin-resistant isolates
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:S15-22. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Antibiotic-resistant phenotypes and genotypes of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Japan: identification of strain clusters with multidrug-resistant phenotypes
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Sex Transm Dis 38:871-5. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in clinical isolates of Neisseria subflava from the oral cavities of a Japanese population
    Ryusaburo Furuya
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 13:302-4. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: summary of early multi-institutional experience in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:430-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Surveillance program for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan: results of specialized department of liver disease
    Eiji Ando
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:942-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint In vitro synergistic effects of double combinations of beta-lactams and azithromycin against clinical isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Ryusaburo Furuya
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 12:172-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections]
    Ryusaburo Furuya
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University
    Nihon Rinsho 67:129-35. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Phase I clinical study of a peptide vaccination for hepatitis C virus-infected patients with different human leukocyte antigen-class I-A alleles
    Shigeru Yutani
    Department of Immunology and Immunotherapy, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:1935-42. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A remarkable reduction in the susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates to cephems and the selection of antibiotic regimens for the single-dose treatment of gonococcal infection in Japan
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 8:81-6. 2002

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Analysis of mutations within multiple genes associated with resistance in a clinical isolate of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with reduced ceftriaxone susceptibility that shows a multidrug-resistant phenotype
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Jonan ku, Japan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 27:20-6. 2006
    ..gonorrhoeae strain with reduced susceptibility to ceftriaxone, which also showed a multidrug-resistant phenotype that can be explained by the presence of multiple loci mutations associated with antibiotic resistance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance of Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Japan, 1993-2002: continuous increasing of ciprofloxacin-resistant isolates
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 24:S15-22. 2004
    ..3%) contained five amino acid substitutions within the GyrA and ParC proteins, 76 (87.4%) contained three or four amino acid substitutions and 9 (10.3%) contained one or two amino acid substitutions...
  3. doi request reprint Antibiotic-resistant phenotypes and genotypes of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Japan: identification of strain clusters with multidrug-resistant phenotypes
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Sex Transm Dis 38:871-5. 2011
    ..To determine the antibiotic susceptibility and the genotype distributions of N. gonorrhoeae isolates in Fukuoka, Japan, and to evaluate the specific associations between genotypes and antibiotic resistance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial resistance in clinical isolates of Neisseria subflava from the oral cavities of a Japanese population
    Ryusaburo Furuya
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 13:302-4. 2007
    ..subflava may be involved in the emergence of N. gonorrhoeae strains with either intermediate or total resistance to penicillin or cephalosporin by the horizontal genetic exchange of the penA gene...
  5. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: summary of early multi-institutional experience in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:430-4. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy is being evaluated throughout the world. The aim of the present study is to report early multi-institutional experience of the procedure in Japan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Surveillance program for early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan: results of specialized department of liver disease
    Eiji Ando
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:942-8. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to explore whether early-stage HCC can be detected earlier at a specialized department of liver disease than in other institutions...
  7. ncbi request reprint In vitro synergistic effects of double combinations of beta-lactams and azithromycin against clinical isolates of Neisseria gonorrhoeae
    Ryusaburo Furuya
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 12:172-6. 2006
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study to demonstrate that the in vitro activity of CFIX against N. gonorrhoeae can be significantly enhanced in combination with AZM...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections]
    Ryusaburo Furuya
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University
    Nihon Rinsho 67:129-35. 2009
    ..The cefixime+azithromycin combination demonstrated greater synergy than other combinations...
  9. doi request reprint Phase I clinical study of a peptide vaccination for hepatitis C virus-infected patients with different human leukocyte antigen-class I-A alleles
    Shigeru Yutani
    Department of Immunology and Immunotherapy, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:1935-42. 2009
    ..Because of its tolerability and higher rate of immune boosting, this protocol is recommended for a phase II study to investigate its clinical efficacy...
  10. ncbi request reprint A remarkable reduction in the susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates to cephems and the selection of antibiotic regimens for the single-dose treatment of gonococcal infection in Japan
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 8:81-6. 2002
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  11. doi request reprint Tespa1 protein is phosphorylated in response to store-operated calcium entry
    Takahiro Fujimoto
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 434:162-5. 2013
    ..All these results suggested a novel molecular modification of Tespa1 and the existence of the regulatory pathway that SOCE affects the Tespa1-IP3R molecular complex...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Nationwide antimicrobial susceptibility survey of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates in Japan]
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 85:360-5. 2011
    ..No significant difference in resistance was seen to different antimicrobial agent classes tested in the 3 regions, although intermediate resistance to CFIX in western Japan was significantly higher than in mid-eastern Japan...
  13. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes and learning curve of a laparoscopic adrenalectomy in 103 consecutive cases at a single institute
    Masatoshi Eto
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:671-6. 2006
    ..We examined the clinical outcomes and the learning curve for a laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) in 103 consecutive cases performed by three surgeons at our institute, according to the type of adrenal disorder...
  14. doi request reprint Recent progress in the management of hepatocellular carcinoma detected during a surveillance program in Japan
    Masahito Nakano
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume Department of Internal Medicine, Inoue Hospital, Maebaru Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University Medical Center, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatol Res 40:989-96. 2010
    ..0349]). Conclusion:  The use of promising treatment and prognosis have improved in the last 6 years for patients with HCC diagnosed through surveillance relative to those identified in 1995-2000...
  15. pmc Tespa1 is a novel inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor binding protein in T and B lymphocytes
    Hiroshi Matsuzaki
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    FEBS Open Bio 2:255-9. 2012
    ..These findings suggest that Tespa1 plays critical roles in the immune system through the regulation of the IP3R...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Rupture of the urinary bladder due to emphysematous cystitis: a case report]
    Kazuna Tsubouchi
    Department of Urology, Hakujuji Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 103:627-30. 2012
    ..Although emphysematous cystitis is almost always cured with conservative therapy, an accurate diagnosis and proper treatment are required, because emphysematous cystitis may rarely result in the rupture of the urinary bladder...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Effects of exposure to occupational hand-arm vibration on maintenance of postural balance]
    Kazuko Tanaka
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    Sangyo Eiseigaku Zasshi 46:223-8. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, this study suggests the possibility that a decrease in the maintenance of postural balance has a stronger relationship with exposure to thumping vibration in the past than with the age factor...
  18. ncbi request reprint Non-functioning adrenocortical carcinoma arising in an adrenal rest: immunohistochemical study of an adult patient
    Hiroshi Yokoyama
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 229:267-70. 2013
    ..Therefore, based on these findings, we diagnosed this tumor as ectopic adrenocortical carcinoma arising in adrenal rest of retroperitoneum...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Retroperitoneal fibrosis due to Schistosoma japonicum: a case report]
    Kazuna Tsubouchi
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 101:694-7. 2010
    ..However, it seemed no evidence regarding the relationship between Schistosoma Japonicum and urothelial carcinoma, since there is no report about it and the eggs were not found in specimen of urothelial carcinoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute inflammatory syndrome and intrahepatic cholestasis caused by an interleukin-6-producing pheochromocytoma with pregnancy
    Ryoko Nagaishi
    Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 101:10-8. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: summary of early multiinstitutional experience in Japan
    Shin Egawa
    Department of Urology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228 8555, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:97-103. 2003
    ..Because laparoscopic radical prostatectomy requires significant laparoscopic expertise, it needs to be evaluated critically before being accepted as a standard therapeutic option for localized prostate cancer...
  22. ncbi request reprint A decrease in AFP level related to administration of interferon in patients with chronic hepatitis C and a high level of AFP
    Shiro Murashima
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume Medical Center, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 51:808-12. 2006
    ..Since AFP is a significant predictor for HCC, therapeutic strategies for hepatitis C, e.g., long-term low-dose IFN treatment, may reduce hepatocarcinogenesis...
  23. doi request reprint Tespa1 is a novel component of mitochondria-associated endoplasmic reticulum membranes and affects mitochondrial calcium flux
    Hiroshi Matsuzaki
    Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka University, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka 814 0180, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 433:322-6. 2013
    ..All these results suggested that Tespa1 will participate in the molecular link between IP3R-mediated Ca(2+) release and mitochondrial Ca(2+) uptake in the MAM compartment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Incidence of adrenal involvement and assessing adrenal function in patients with renal cell carcinoma: is ipsilateral adrenalectomy indispensable during radical nephrectomy?
    Hiroshi Yokoyama
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    BJU Int 95:526-9. 2005
    ..To determine the value of ipsilateral adrenalectomy with radical nephrectomy, by investigating the clinical aspects of adrenal involvement and adrenocortical function in patients with renal cell carcinoma (RCC)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationship between febrile urinary tract infection and urodynamics in myelodysplastic children with vesicoureteral reflux
    Narihito Seki
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Urol Int 71:280-4. 2003
    ..We conducted a retrospective study in order to identify factors that may predict the incidence of febrile urinary tract infection (UTI) in myelodysplastic children with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Significance of the renal functional reserve in reflux nephropathy: an evaluation according to the degree of glomerular damage
    Hirofumi Matsuoka
    Department of Urology, Fukuoka University Faculty of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ren Fail 29:797-803. 2007
    ..We designed this study to determine the presence and characteristics of the renal functional reserve in RN patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of shift work on mental state of factory workers
    Shin Ya Kaneko
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 50:1-9. 2004
    ..05). We conclude that the mental health of men is easily affected by back-to-back shift work and that of women is affected by two-shift work because of the difference in modern societal/home role between man and woman...
  28. ncbi request reprint Activation of phospholipase C pathways by a synthetic chondroitin sulfate-E tetrasaccharide promotes neurite outgrowth of dopaminergic neurons
    Naoki Sotogaku
    Department of Pharmacology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurochem 103:749-60. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint [Pharyngeal gonococcal infections]
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 107:760-3. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint [Gonococcal infection]
    Shunji Sakuma
    Department of Urology, Shinkokura Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 61:339-43. 2003
  31. ncbi request reprint [Bacteriological and epidemiological study on Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated from the pharyngeal specimens of male and female patients with gonorrhea]
    Takako Iyoda
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 77:103-9. 2003
    ..gonorrhoeae are detected in the pharyngeal specimens from considerable numbers of patients with gonorrhea, and there is a possibility that the pathogens prevailing among the patients differ in genetic sources...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of chronic bacterial prostatitis]
    Hiroaki Tsunoe
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Nihon Rinsho 60:441-5. 2002
  33. ncbi request reprint Tendency toward increase in the frequency of isolation of beta-lactamase-nonproducing Neisseria gonorrhoeae exhibiting penicillin resistance, and recent emergence of multidrug-resistant isolates in Japan
    Intetsu Kobayashi
    Chemotherapy Division, Mitsubishi Kagaku Bio Clinical Laboratories, Tokyo, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 9:126-30. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic clues for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of tumour markers and imaging studies
    Eiji Ando
    Second Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka Ken, Japan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:641-8. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Heat stress standard for hot work environments in Japan
    Masatoshi Tanaka
    Fukushima College, 1 1 Chigoike, Miyashiro, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 0181, Japan
    Ind Health 45:85-90. 2007
    ..Further, thermal factors in the work environment must be measured and evaluated under light workload conditions like desk work for safety and work efficiency...
  36. ncbi request reprint Interventional radiology for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of hepatic artery infusion chemotherapy and transcatheter arterial lipiodol chemoembolization
    Shuji Sumie
    Department of Medicine, Saga Social Insurance Hospital, 3 8 1, Hyogo minami, Saga shi, Saga ken 849 8522, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 181:1327-34. 2003
    ..In the transcatheter arterial Lipiodol chemoembolization group (n = 21), an emulsion of Epirubicin (20-30 mg/person) and Lipiodol was administered every 3-4 weeks...
  37. ncbi request reprint A survey of urinary hippuric acid and subjective symptoms among occupational low toluene exposed workers
    Kazuko Tanaka
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 49:129-39. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of hepatocellular carcinoma seronegative for both HBsAg and anti-HCV antibody but positive for anti-HBc antibody in Japan
    Yoichi Yano
    Saga Social Insurance Hospital, Hyogo minami, Saga shi, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:156-61. 2002
    ....