Noboru Hara

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Total and free prostate-specific antigen indexes in prostate cancer screening: value and limitation for Japanese populations
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Niigata Center Hospital, Niigata 951 8133, Japan
    Asian J Androl 8:429-34. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The RENAL nephrometry score and the PADUA classification for the prediction of perioperative outcomes in patients receiving nephron-sparing surgery: feasible tools to predict intraoperative conversion to nephrectomy
    Kazuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Urol Int 91:261-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Effect of the time from the presentation of symptoms to medical consultation on primary tumor size and survival in patients with testicular cancer: Shift in the last 2 decades
    Kazuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Urol Oncol 32:43.e17-22. 2014
  4. pmc Prediction of pathological and oncological outcomes based on extended prostate biopsy results in patients with prostate cancer receiving radical prostatectomy: a single institution study
    Fumio Ishizaki
    Department of Urology, Joetsu 942 8502, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 7:68. 2012
  5. pmc Oncological outcomes in patients with stage I testicular seminoma and nonseminoma: pathological risk factors for relapse and feasibility of surveillance after orchiectomy
    Kazuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Kawagishi cho 2, Niigata 951 8566, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 8:57. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Nephrectomy plus endoscopy-assisted intussusception ureterectomy for patients with renal pelvic cancer: long-term oncologic outcomes in comparison with nephroureterectomy plus bladder cuff removal
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    J Endourol 25:691-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Perioperative antibiotics in radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion: efficacy and risk of antimicrobial prophylaxis on the operation day alone
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Urol 15:511-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen/prostatic acid phosphatase ratio is significant prognostic factor in patients with stage IV prostate cancer
    Toshihiro Saito
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Urology 70:702-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney in a 12-year-old girl
    Noboru Hara
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    Pathol Int 55:670-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis associated with IgG4-positive-plasmacyte infiltrations and idiopathic chronic pancreatitis
    Norio Miyajima
    Department of Urology, Niigata Rousai Hospital, Joetsu, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1442-4. 2006

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Total and free prostate-specific antigen indexes in prostate cancer screening: value and limitation for Japanese populations
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Niigata Center Hospital, Niigata 951 8133, Japan
    Asian J Androl 8:429-34. 2006
    ..To assess the efficacy and limitation of free/total prostate-specific antigen ratio (f/tPSA) at a single institution in Japan, focusing on the avoidance of pointless prostate biopsies...
  2. ncbi request reprint The RENAL nephrometry score and the PADUA classification for the prediction of perioperative outcomes in patients receiving nephron-sparing surgery: feasible tools to predict intraoperative conversion to nephrectomy
    Kazuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Urol Int 91:261-8. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Effect of the time from the presentation of symptoms to medical consultation on primary tumor size and survival in patients with testicular cancer: Shift in the last 2 decades
    Kazuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Urol Oncol 32:43.e17-22. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Prediction of pathological and oncological outcomes based on extended prostate biopsy results in patients with prostate cancer receiving radical prostatectomy: a single institution study
    Fumio Ishizaki
    Department of Urology, Joetsu 942 8502, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 7:68. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Oncological outcomes in patients with stage I testicular seminoma and nonseminoma: pathological risk factors for relapse and feasibility of surveillance after orchiectomy
    Kazuhiro Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Kawagishi cho 2, Niigata 951 8566, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 8:57. 2013
    ..This study was performed to explore pathological risk factors for post-orchiectomy relapse in patients with stage I seminoma and nonseminoma, and to assess oncological outcomes in those managed with surveillance...
  6. doi request reprint Nephrectomy plus endoscopy-assisted intussusception ureterectomy for patients with renal pelvic cancer: long-term oncologic outcomes in comparison with nephroureterectomy plus bladder cuff removal
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    J Endourol 25:691-7. 2011
    ..There has been no large study reporting long-term oncologic outcomes of this approach in comparison with those of conventional nephroureterectomy plus bladder cuff removal...
  7. doi request reprint Perioperative antibiotics in radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion: efficacy and risk of antimicrobial prophylaxis on the operation day alone
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Urol 15:511-5. 2008
    ..To determine the optimum schedule for perioperative antimicrobial prophylaxis (AMP) for bladder cancer patients submitted to radical cystectomy with ileal conduit urinary diversion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen/prostatic acid phosphatase ratio is significant prognostic factor in patients with stage IV prostate cancer
    Toshihiro Saito
    Department of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Urology 70:702-5. 2007
    ..We investigated various clinicopathologic parameters in men with Stage IV prostate cancer and evaluated the utility of the PSA/prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) ratio as a prognostic index...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mixed epithelial and stromal tumor of the kidney in a 12-year-old girl
    Noboru Hara
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    Pathol Int 55:670-6. 2005
    ..The patient was free of disease postoperatively for 40 months. In the present case, remnants of the primitive periductal mesenchyme might be promoted to neoplastic cells by a sex-steroid surge during puberty...
  10. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis associated with IgG4-positive-plasmacyte infiltrations and idiopathic chronic pancreatitis
    Norio Miyajima
    Department of Urology, Niigata Rousai Hospital, Joetsu, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1442-4. 2006
    ..Some AIP cases have been associated with idiopathic fibrosclerosing disorders including IRPF, but histological evidence of IgG4-related IRPF has rarely been provided...
  11. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy with patients rotated supine or rotated prone for treating ureteral stones: a case-control study
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Labor Welfare Niigata Rousai Hospital, Joetsu, and Department of Regenerative and Transplant Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Japan
    J Endourol 20:170-4. 2006
    ..To improve the therapeutic efficacy of extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) for ureteral stones by attempting semilateral/rotated approaches. There has been no study that shows the advantage of rotated positions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Placement of a urethral catheter into the ureter: An unexpected complication after retropubic suspension
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Labor Welfare Niigata Rousai Hospital, Joetsu, Japan
    Int J Urol 12:217-9. 2005
    ..Although the presented accident was an unexpected complication which might be associated with anatomical changes resulting from colposuspension, we should have confirmed the catheter position intraoperatively...
  13. ncbi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) is a useful modality for the precise detection and staging of early prostate cancer
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Labor Welfare Niigata Rousai Hospital, Joetsu, Japan
    Prostate 62:140-7. 2005
    ..In previous studies, the results of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for screening Cap have rarely been confirmed by well-designed multisite prostate biopsy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Application of serum PSA to identify acute bacterial prostatitis in patients with fever of unknown origin or symptoms of acute pyelonephritis
    Noboru Hara
    Department of Urology, Labor Welfare Niigata Rousai Hospital, Touncho, Japan
    Prostate 60:282-8. 2004
    ..Yet, the identification of acute bacterial prostatitis (ABP), intentionally utilizing PSA in patients with pyrexia has been scarcely reported...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of magnetic resonance imaging-based prostate-specific antigen density of the prostate in the diagnosis of prostate cancer
    Tatsuhiko Hoshii
    Division of Urology, Department of Regenerative and Transplant Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:305-10. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction detection of prostate-specific antigen, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate stem cell antigen in one milliliter of peripheral blood: value for the staging of prostate cancer
    Noboru Hara
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Asahimachi 1, Niigata 951, Japan harasho med niigata u ac jp
    Clin Cancer Res 8:1794-9. 2002
    ..We have improved the RT-PCR assay combining three prostate-associated molecules, prostate specific antigen (PSA), prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA), and prostate stem cell antigen (PSCA) to reveal patients with poor prognosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of locally advanced prostate cancer: a single institution study of 209 patients in Japan
    Toshihiro Saito
    Division of Urology, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Asian J Androl 8:555-61. 2006
    ..To investigate the outcomes for Asian populations with locally advanced/clinical stage III prostate cancer (PCa) treated with currently prevailing modalities...
  18. ncbi request reprint Low-grade renal epithelial tumor originating from the distal nephron
    Noboru Hara
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:68-73. 2004
    ..We suggest that the term 'distal nephron epithelioma' is appropriate for classifying such rare but clinicopathologically distinct tumors...
  19. ncbi request reprint Role of IRF-1 and caspase-7 in IFN-gamma enhancement of Fas-mediated apoptosis in ACHN renal cell carcinoma cells
    Yoshihiko Tomita
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Cancer 104:400-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that IRF-1 plays a pivotal role in the IFN-gamma-mediated-enhancement of Fas/CD95-mediated apoptosis, through regulation of DEVD-CHO-sensitive caspases, most likely caspase-7...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Intermittent oral hormonal chemotherapy using estramustine phosphate and etoposide for the treatment of hormone-refractory prostate cancer]
    Motohiko Kimura
    Department of Urology, Niigata Kobari Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:709-14. 2003
    ..Because of its rare and mild adverse effects, this intermittent administration of oral estramustine and oral etoposide may be a useful and secure regimen for hormone refractory prostate cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Inducible nitric oxide, synthase in renal cell carcinoma: expression in tumor thrombi and induction under hypoxic conditions
    Noboru Hara
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Asahimachi 1, Niigata 951, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:4641-9. 2003
    ..Nitric oxide (NO) has been suggested to have polar roles in carcinogenesis with both antitumor and tumor promoting activity, and the status of NO synthase (NOS) in renal cell carcinoma (RCC) has not yet been completely elucidated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor-beta1 regulates cell growth and causes downregulation of SMemb/non-muscle myosin heavy chain B mRNA in human prostate stromal cells
    Kenji Obara
    Department of Regenerative and Transplant Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 39:366-71. 2005
    ..The expression of the SM2 isoform of smooth muscle myosin heavy chain (SMMHC) mRNA was also examined...
  23. doi request reprint Renal cell carcinomas arising from the allograft and bilateral native kidneys
    Tomohiro Nobushita
    Division of Urology, Department of Regenerative and Transplant Medicine, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
    Int J Urol 15:175-7. 2008
    ..She was free of disease 18 months postoperatively. This is the first report on RCC arising both in the allograft and bilateral native kidneys...
  24. ncbi request reprint High incidence of GalNAc disialosyl lactotetraosylceramide in metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    Ryo Maruyama
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Department of Signal Transduction Research, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    Anticancer Res 27:4345-50. 2007
    ..Here we extended the research using a larger cohort of patients with a longer follow-up period, and reevaluate their relationship to malignant potential, metastasis and prognosis in patients with RCC...
  25. ncbi request reprint Homozygous deletions of the INK4a/ARF locus in renal cell cancer
    Takashi Kasahara
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Niigata University Grauate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Asahimachi 1 757, Niigata, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:4299-305. 2006
    ..P14(ARF) was investigated by focusing on the homozygous deletion (HD) in the INK4a/ARF locus and hypermethylation of the p14(ARF) promoter in renal cell cancer (RCC)...