Kazuo Watanabe

Summary

Affiliation: Fukushima Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (inflammatory fibrosarcoma) of the bone
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima City, Japan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 124:1514-7. 2000
  2. ncbi Fine-needle aspiration cytology of apocrine adenosis of the breast: report on three cases
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:296-9. 2007
  3. ncbi Intra-epithelial neuroendocrine carcinoma of the nasal cavity
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathol Int 53:396-400. 2003
  4. ncbi Mesometrial smooth muscle as an origin of female retroperitoneal (pelvic) leiomyomas
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, 1 Hikariga oka, Fukushima City 960 1295, Japan
    Virchows Arch 451:899-904. 2007
  5. ncbi Polyangitis overlap syndrome: a fatal case combined with adult Henoch-Schönlein purpura and polyarteritis nodosa
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathol Int 53:569-73. 2003
  6. ncbi Fibronexus in "malignant fibrous histiocytoma" of the bone: a case report of pleomorphic myofibrosarcoma
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Japan
    Ultrastruct Pathol 26:47-51. 2002
  7. ncbi Epithelioid fibrosarcoma of the ovary
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, 1 Hikariga oka, 960 1295 Fukushima City, Japan
    Virchows Arch 445:410-3. 2004
  8. ncbi Uterine leiomyoma versus leiomyosarcoma: a new attempt at differential diagnosis based on their cellular characteristics
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Histopathology 48:563-8. 2006
  9. doi Fibronexus in low-grade myofibrosarcoma: a case report
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, Oka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Ultrastruct Pathol 32:97-100. 2008
  10. ncbi Extra-abdominal desmoid fibromatosis: two familial cases with synchronous and metachronous multicentric hyalinizing nodules
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division and Department of Orthopaedics, Fukshima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukshima City, Japan
    Histopathology 41:118-21. 2002

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Publications46

  1. ncbi Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (inflammatory fibrosarcoma) of the bone
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima City, Japan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 124:1514-7. 2000
    ..This is the first report to our knowledge of an inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the bone with distant metastasis...
  2. ncbi Fine-needle aspiration cytology of apocrine adenosis of the breast: report on three cases
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 35:296-9. 2007
    ..Being familiar with these distinctive breast lesions is also important in decreasing false positives...
  3. ncbi Intra-epithelial neuroendocrine carcinoma of the nasal cavity
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathol Int 53:396-400. 2003
    ....
  4. ncbi Mesometrial smooth muscle as an origin of female retroperitoneal (pelvic) leiomyomas
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, 1 Hikariga oka, Fukushima City 960 1295, Japan
    Virchows Arch 451:899-904. 2007
    ..In conclusion, we believe most retroperitoneal (pelvic) leiomyomas in females arise from the mesometrial smooth muscle...
  5. ncbi Polyangitis overlap syndrome: a fatal case combined with adult Henoch-Schönlein purpura and polyarteritis nodosa
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathol Int 53:569-73. 2003
    ..It is important to suspect the polyangitis overlap syndrome positively when progressive acute renal failure is seen in a patient with HSP and to begin appropriate therapy immediately...
  6. ncbi Fibronexus in "malignant fibrous histiocytoma" of the bone: a case report of pleomorphic myofibrosarcoma
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Japan
    Ultrastruct Pathol 26:47-51. 2002
    ..We believe that the fibronexus is a characteristic and useful ultrastructural feature for differentiating myofibroblastic tumors from other pleomorphic myogenic sarcomas...
  7. ncbi Epithelioid fibrosarcoma of the ovary
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, 1 Hikariga oka, 960 1295 Fukushima City, Japan
    Virchows Arch 445:410-3. 2004
    ..We think the present tumor is a distinctive epithelioid fibrosarcoma with the combined features of SEFS and LGFMS/HSCT, suggesting their intimate relationship...
  8. ncbi Uterine leiomyoma versus leiomyosarcoma: a new attempt at differential diagnosis based on their cellular characteristics
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Histopathology 48:563-8. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that because pseudosarcomatous LM is only a benign variant of conventional LM, it may have some characteristics different from LMS...
  9. doi Fibronexus in low-grade myofibrosarcoma: a case report
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, Oka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Ultrastruct Pathol 32:97-100. 2008
    ..We believe that fibronexus is a useful ultrastructural feature for differentiating myofibrosarcoma from other myogenic sarcomas...
  10. ncbi Extra-abdominal desmoid fibromatosis: two familial cases with synchronous and metachronous multicentric hyalinizing nodules
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division and Department of Orthopaedics, Fukshima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukshima City, Japan
    Histopathology 41:118-21. 2002
    ..Extra-abdominal desmoid fibromatosis is an uncommon tumour. We present here two exceptional familial cases of extra-abdominal desmoid fibromatosis, one of which was synchronous and metachronous...
  11. ncbi Fine-needle aspiration cytology of bronchial acinic cell carcinoma: a case report
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Diagn Cytopathol 30:359-61. 2004
    ..The patient underwent a lobectomy and the tumor was resected completely. Transbronchial FNA cytology was useful for diagnosing bronchial ACC and differentiating it from other conventional and salivary gland type carcinomas...
  12. ncbi Myofibrosarcoma of the bone: a clinicopathologic study
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukishima City, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 25:1501-7. 2001
    ..Myofibrosarcoma of the bone has distinctive histopathologic features, which should be distinguished from those of other bone tumors with myoid differentiation...
  13. ncbi Pseudosarcomatous myofibroblastic tumor and myosarcoma of the urogenital tract
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, 1 Hikariga oka, Fukushima City 960 1295, Japan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:1070-3. 2001
    ..Precise diagnosis of PMTs is important to avoid unnecessary radical therapy. We analyzed urogenital myoid tumors to clarify which of their characteristics are useful for the differential diagnosis...
  14. ncbi True hemangiopericytoma of the nasal cavity
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, 1 Hikariga oka, Fukushima City, 960 1295, Japan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 125:686-90. 2001
    ..Sinonasal true hemangiopericytomas should be strictly differentiated from soft tissue-type hemangiopericytomas...
  15. ncbi Leiomyoblastoma of the uterus: an immunohistochemical and electron microscopic study of distinctive tumours with immature smooth muscle cell differentiation mimicking fetal uterine myocytes
    K Watanabe
    Pathology Division, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine Hospital, Fukushima City, Japan
    Histopathology 42:379-86. 2003
    ..We present three distinctive uterine tumours which exhibited immature smooth muscle differentiation mimicking smooth muscle cells of the fetal uterus...
  16. ncbi Expression of heart-type fatty acid-binding protein in human gastric carcinoma and its association with tumor aggressiveness, metastasis and poor prognosis
    Takeaki Hashimoto
    Department of Pathology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathobiology 71:267-73. 2004
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the expression of H-FABP and its relation to clinicopathologic parameters and fatty acid synthase (FAS) status of gastric carcinoma, since gastric cancer shows increased expression of FAS...
  17. doi Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of solid pancreatic masses with rapid on-site cytological evaluation by endosonographers without attendance of cytopathologists
    Takuto Hikichi
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:322-8. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of EUS-FNA with ROSE by endosonographers compared to ROSE by cytopathologists in patients with solid pancreatic masses...
  18. ncbi Gastric bronchogenic cyst diagnosed by endosonographically guided fine needle aspiration biopsy
    Masaki Sato
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, 960 1295, Japan
    J Clin Ultrasound 36:237-9. 2008
    ..Based on imaging and EUS-FNA findings, a diagnosis of gastric bronchogenic cyst was made and surgical resection was avoided...
  19. ncbi Multiple epithelial cysts of the spleen and on the splenic capsule, and high serum levels of CA19-9, CA125 and soluble IL-2 receptor
    Takeaki Hashimoto
    Department of Pathology, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathol Int 54:349-54. 2004
    ..In the present case, it is suspected that the splenic cysts were derived from the capsular lining cells that showed migration from the capsule or formed microcysts on the splenic capsule, as in the case of ovarian inclusion cysts...
  20. ncbi Cerebral medulloepithelioma with long survival
    Masato Matsumoto
    Department of Neurosurgery, Fukushima Medical University, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:428-33. 2007
    ..Medulloepitheliomas are rare, highly malignant embryonal tumors of the central nervous system. Combined gross total tumor resection and radiotherapy are recommended to obtain the most favorable outcome...
  21. doi Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and serum marker levels in patients with four subtypes of cerebral infarction in Japan
    Hirohide Yokokawa
    Department of Public Health, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine 1, Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 15:769-73. 2008
    ..Further epidemiologic studies are needed to better understand the characteristics and differences in the etiology of cerebral infarction subtypes...
  22. ncbi Crystal-storing histiocytosis associated with MALT lymphoma of the ocular adnexa: a case report with review of literature
    Takashi Kusakabe
    Department of Pathology, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, 1 Hikariga oka, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Virchows Arch 450:103-8. 2007
    ..Given the rarity of this, difficulties in diagnosis may arise especially in cases where histiocytic proliferation overwhelms the underlying lymphoproliferative diseases...
  23. doi Lupus nephritis with podocytic infolding and intramembranous microstructures
    Mizuko Tanaka
    Fukushima Medical University Hospital, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 12:485-8. 2008
    ..Although the clinicopathological significance of podocytic infolding has not been fully elucidated, it may be a novel morphological entity in the glomerulonephritides...
  24. ncbi Comparative study of diagnostic value of cytologic sampling by endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration and that by endoscopic retrograde pancreatography for the management of pancreatic mass without biliary stricture
    Takeru Wakatsuki
    Department of Internal Medicine 2, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1707-11. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi A case of rapidly expanding and increasing focal nodular hyperplasia
    Ai Sato
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City 960 1295, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 52:149-55. 2006
    ..We consider that this is a very rare case of FNH in which both the number of nodules and the size were increased in a short period of time. We present it here as a valuable case report...
  26. ncbi Liver-type fatty acid-binding protein is highly expressed in intestinal metaplasia and in a subset of carcinomas of the stomach without association with the fatty acid synthase status in the carcinoma
    Takeaki Hashimoto
    Department of Pathology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Pathobiology 71:115-22. 2004
    ..To investigate the relation of liver-type fatty-acid-binding protein (L-FABP) expression to the clinicopathological characteristics or the fatty acid synthase status of gastric cancers...
  27. ncbi Oral presentation of epithelioid angiosarcoma with first sign in the scapula: report of a case and review of the literature
    Tateharu Kawasaki
    Department of Oral Surgery and Dentistry, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 51:77-85. 2005
    ..The oral EA described here almost certainly represents a metastatic focus, rather than the primary site of tumor origin. This is because clinical history of EAs appears to arise in deep, rather than in more superficial tissues...
  28. ncbi Leiomyosarcoma versus myofibrosarcoma
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Am J Surg Pathol 26:393-4; author reply 394-6. 2002
  29. ncbi Multiple and incidentally found cancers detected by 18F-FDG positron emission tomography/CT at one examination
    Shoichi Takekawa
    Department of Radiology, Southern Tohoku General Hospital, Koriyama, 963 8563, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 53:109-18. 2007
    ..18F-FDG PET/CT examination seems to be very useful in the management of cancer patients in terms of whole patient care...
  30. ncbi The product of duration and amount of proteinuria (proteinuria index) is a possible marker for glomerular and tubulointerstitial damage in IgA nephropathy
    Masaaki Eiro
    Department of Medicine III, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    Nephron 90:432-41. 2002
    ..However, the relationships between duration of proteinuria/hematuria and histopathological changes, which may be correlated with the renal prognosis, have not been clarified...
  31. ncbi [A case of advanced gastric cancer responding remarkably to neo-adjuvant combination chemotherapy using CPT-11 plus S-1]
    Zenichiro Saze
    First Department of Surgery, Fukushima Medical University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 34:1473-6. 2007
    ..Combination chemotherapy consisting of CPT-11 plus S-1 can be performed safely as a neo-adjuvant treatment, and may be an effective treatment modality for advanced gastric cancer...
  32. ncbi Studies on the synthesis and opioid agonistic activities of mitragynine-related indole alkaloids: discovery of opioid agonists structurally different from other opioid ligands
    Hiromitsu Takayama
    Laboratory of Molecular Structure and Biological Function, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Yayoi cho, 1 33, Inage Ku, Chiba 263 8522, Japan
    J Med Chem 45:1949-56. 2002
    ..In addition, 2 induced an analgesic activity in the tail flick test in mice...
  33. ncbi Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor (IMT) of the pancreas
    Hiroshi Yamamoto
    The Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Chiba Cancer Center Hospital, 666 2 Nitonacho Chuo ku, Chiba 260 8717, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 9:116-9. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Antinociceptive effect of 7-hydroxymitragynine in mice: Discovery of an orally active opioid analgesic from the Thai medicinal herb Mitragyna speciosa
    Kenjiro Matsumoto
    Laboratory of Chemical Pharmacology, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, 1 33 Yayoi cho, Inage, Chiba 263 8522, Japan
    Life Sci 74:2143-55. 2004
    ..It was found that 7-hydroxymitragynine is a novel opioid agonist that is structurally different from the other opioid agonists, and has potent analgesic activity when orally administered...
  35. ncbi Phenolic compounds from Gastrodia rhizome and relaxant effects of related compounds on isolated smooth muscle preparation
    Junko Hayashi
    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Yayoi cho 1 33, Inage Ku, 263 8522, Chiba, Japan
    Phytochemistry 59:513-9. 2002
    ..The relaxant effects of these constituents on smooth muscle preparations isolated from guinea-pig ileum were also studied in order to reveal their characteristic pharmacological activities...
  36. ncbi How long is enough: length of renal needle biopsy specimen for histological diagnosis
    Miho Yoshinari
    Am J Nephrol 22:402. 2002
  37. ncbi [Results of urgent survey (April 11, 2002) by the Japan Neurosurgical Society, no. 5 in series of articles: controversy and reform proposals concerning insured medical care in neurosurgery]
    Toshio Nakagawa
    Shinsapporo Neurosurgery Hospital, 1 2 1 10 Kaminopporo, Atsubetsu ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 004 0031, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 30:901-4. 2002
  38. ncbi Diagnostic usefulness of bronchoalveolar lavage in Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome: a case with double lung cancers
    Kumi Takahashi
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima 960 1295
    Intern Med 43:972-6. 2004
    ..He died of respiratory failure. By autopsy, additional well-differentiated adenocarcinoma was detected. Cytology of BALF was useful to confirm ceroid accumulation in the lung...
  39. ncbi Rapid resolution of traumatic acute subdural haematoma in the elderly
    Mitsuo Sato
    Department of Neurosurgery, Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience, Southern Tohoku Fukushima Hospital, Japan
    Br J Neurosurg 19:58-61. 2005
    ..In the present cases, it was indicated that a mechanism of rapid resolution of ASDH was attributable to cerebrospinal fluid dilution and cerebral atrophy resulting from aging...
  40. ncbi Both mercury and cadmium directly influence calcium homeostasis resulting from the suppression of scale bone cells: the scale is a good model for the evaluation of heavy metals in bone metabolism
    Nobuo Suzuki
    Noto Marine Laboratory, Institute of Nature and Environmental Technology, Kanazawa University, 927 0553, Ishikawa, Uchiura, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 22:439-46. 2004
    ..This study demonstrates that mercury directly acts on the bone cells and influences calcium homeostasis and indicates that, in a short-term exposure, mercury has a different action from that of cadmium and induces hypercalcemia...
  41. ncbi Partial agonistic effect of 9-hydroxycorynantheidine on mu-opioid receptor in the guinea-pig ileum
    Kenjiro Matsumoto
    Laboratory of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Josai International University, Togane, Chiba, Japan
    Life Sci 78:2265-71. 2006
    ..These studies suggest that 9-hydroxycorynantheidine has partial agonist properties on mu-opioid receptors in the guinea-pig ileum...
  42. ncbi [Small areas of signal loss observed by MRI diffusion weighted image]
    Mitsuo Sato
    No To Shinkei 58:532-3. 2006
  43. ncbi [MR image of multiple intracranial cavernous angioma: the usefulness of gradient-echo MR image]
    Mitsuo Sato
    No To Shinkei 55:172-3. 2003
  44. ncbi Intracerebral haemorrhage during surgery for chronic subdural haematoma
    Mitsuo Sato
    Department of Neurosurgery, Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience, Southern Tohoku Fukushima Hospital, 11 Dannokoshi Arai, Fukushima 960 2156, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 14:81-3. 2007
    ..A case of bilateral chronic subdural haematomas, with a small motor area haemorrhage occurring intra-operatively, is described here...
  45. ncbi Fine needle aspiration cytology of inverted sinonasal papilloma
    Kazuo Watanabe
    Acta Cytol 47:99-101. 2003
  46. doi Morphological and light-absorption characteristics of individual BC particles collected in an urban seaside area at Tokaimura, eastern central Japan
    Feng Fu Fu
    Key Lab of Analysis and Detecting Technology for Food Safety, of Ministry of Education, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou, Fujian, China
    Sci Total Environ 393:273-82. 2008
    ..1 microm and the concentration of non-inorganic carbon in the atmosphere showed only a faint variation during a whole year, although the concentrations of total aerosols and its chemical components exhibited a distinct variation...