Yasushi Furuta

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Affiliation: Hokkaido University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 1 reactivation and antiviral therapy in patients with acute peripheral facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S13-7. 2001
  2. doi request reprint Surgical complications of salvage total laryngectomy following concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:521-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint A rare case of carcinosarcoma of the maxillary sinus with osteosarcomatous differentiation
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S127-9. 2001
  4. pmc Quantitation of varicella-zoster virus DNA in patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome and zoster sine herpete
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, CREST, JST, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2856-9. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Voice restoration by primary insertion of indwelling voice prosthesis following circumferential pharyngolaryngectomy with free jejunal graft
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:269-74. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Western blot analysis for diagnosis of Lyme disease in acute facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 111:719-23. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of zoster sine herpete and antiviral therapy for the treatment of facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Neurology 55:708-10. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Reactivation of varicella-zoster virus in delayed facial palsy after dental treatment and oro-facial surgery
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Med Virol 62:42-5. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of varicella-zoster virus reactivation in herpes simplex virus-seronegative patients with acute peripheral facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Clin Infect Dis 30:529-33. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Varicella-zoster virus reactivation is an important cause of acute peripheral facial paralysis in children
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:97-101. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 1 reactivation and antiviral therapy in patients with acute peripheral facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S13-7. 2001
    ..The present study analyzed the severity of facial palsy in patients with HSV-1 reactivation and sought to determine the efficacy of acyclovir-prednisone therapy for these patients...
  2. doi request reprint Surgical complications of salvage total laryngectomy following concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:521-7. 2008
    ..Surgical complication rates of total laryngectomy vary according to the preoperative treatments performed and patient factors. Wound complications after salvage laryngectomy following concurrent chemoradiotherapy (CCRT) were analyzed...
  3. ncbi request reprint A rare case of carcinosarcoma of the maxillary sinus with osteosarcomatous differentiation
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S127-9. 2001
    ....
  4. pmc Quantitation of varicella-zoster virus DNA in patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome and zoster sine herpete
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, CREST, JST, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:2856-9. 2001
    ..The VZV load does not appear to reflect a major difference between RHS and ZSH...
  5. ncbi request reprint Voice restoration by primary insertion of indwelling voice prosthesis following circumferential pharyngolaryngectomy with free jejunal graft
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:269-74. 2005
    ..Few reports have analyzed the success rate and complications following primary insertion of indwelling voice prostheses during CPL with free jejunal graft...
  6. ncbi request reprint Western blot analysis for diagnosis of Lyme disease in acute facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 111:719-23. 2001
    ..Lyme borreliosis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of acute peripheral facial palsy (APFP). Few studies, however, have used Western blot analyses to confirm the serological diagnosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of zoster sine herpete and antiviral therapy for the treatment of facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Neurology 55:708-10. 2000
    ..PCR-based early diagnosis of ZSH and antiviral therapy elicited an excellent outcome for recovery from facial palsy due to ZSH...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reactivation of varicella-zoster virus in delayed facial palsy after dental treatment and oro-facial surgery
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Med Virol 62:42-5. 2000
    ..The results suggest that VZV reactivation is a major cause of delayed facial palsy after dental treatment or oro-facial surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of varicella-zoster virus reactivation in herpes simplex virus-seronegative patients with acute peripheral facial palsy
    Y Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Clin Infect Dis 30:529-33. 2000
    ..Our data indicate that VZV is one of the major etiologic agents of clinically diagnosed Bell's palsy and that VZV reactivation causes APFP in most patients who lack antibodies to HSV...
  10. ncbi request reprint Varicella-zoster virus reactivation is an important cause of acute peripheral facial paralysis in children
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 24:97-101. 2005
    ..Serologic assays and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis of paired sera and saliva samples were used here to investigate the causes of acute peripheral facial paralysis in pediatric patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint "Watch-and-see" policy for the clinically positive neck in head and neck cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy
    Akihiro Homma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:441-8. 2006
    ..Chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is becoming more widely used for head and neck cancer. However, there are conflicting theories regarding the best management options for patients with advanced nodal disease...
  12. doi request reprint p53 expression in concurrent chemoradiotherapy with docetaxel for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 36:57-63. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to evaluate the significance of an immunohistochemical assessment of tumor suppressor p53 as a prognostic marker in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients treated with docetaxel and radiotherapy...
  13. doi request reprint Voice-related quality of life after treatment of laryngeal cancer
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:363-8. 2009
    ..To determine patient-perceived voice-related quality of life in patients treated with various methods based on the results of Voice-Related Quality of Life (VRQOL) and Voice Handicap Index-10 (VHI-10) questionnaires...
  14. ncbi request reprint Randomized phase II trial of concomitant chemoradiotherapy using weekly carboplatin or daily low-dose cisplatin for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck
    Akihiro Homma
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kitaku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Cancer J 10:326-32. 2004
    ..This randomized, phase II study aimed to compare concomitant chemoradiotherapy using weekly carboplatin or daily low-dose cisplatin as a treatment for squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Olfactory neuroblastoma: the Hokkaido University experience]
    Satoshi Kano
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 109:433-9. 2006
    ..5% and of 6 with high-grade tumors 33.3%. In conclusion, combined craniofacial resection plus radiotherapy and chemotherapy seemed to improve survival. Histopathological grading is a prognostic factors...
  16. doi request reprint Initial CT findings in early tongue and oral floor cancer as predictors of late neck metastasis
    Jun Furusawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Oral Oncol 44:793-7. 2008
    ..01). The measure of short-axis diameters of neck lymph nodes on initial CT images is a useful predictor of LNM in patients with early tongue and oral floor cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint A novel approach to advanced carcinoma of the tongue: cases successfully treated with combination of superselective intra-arterial chemotherapy and external/high-dose-rate interstitial radiotherapy
    Takeshi Nishioka
    Laboratory of Radiation Therapy, Department of Health Science, School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:822-6. 2006
    ..This study sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a novel treatment regimen, intra-arterial cisplatin infusion plus external/high-dose-rate radiotherapy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Varicella-zoster virus DNA level and facial paralysis in Ramsay Hunt syndrome
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:700-5. 2004
    ..It seems that the VZV DNA level in saliva reflects the kinetics of viral reactivation in the facial nerve, as well as in the oropharyngeal epithelium, in patients with Ramsay Hunt syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint S100A2 expression as a predictive marker for late cervical metastasis in stage I and II invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity
    Fumiyuki Suzuki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Oncol Rep 14:1493-8. 2005
    ..Our results indicate that patients with stage I or II invasive OSCC without S100A2 expression should be considered a high-risk group for late cervical metastasis when a wait-and-see policy for the neck is being considered...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of cytoplasmic macrophage migration inhibitory factor expression in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    Fumiyuki Suzuki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Oncol Rep 13:59-64. 2005
    ..The results of this study suggest that the intratumoral MIF expression has a prognostic value in HNSCC patients administered concurrent chemoradiotherapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Variable patterns of varicella-zoster virus reactivation in Ramsay Hunt syndrome
    Hiroshi Aizawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Med Virol 74:355-60. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of cyclin D1 and p16 in patients with intermediate-risk head and neck squamous cell carcinoma treated with docetaxel and concurrent radiotherapy
    Eisaku Higuchi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Head Neck 29:940-7. 2007
    ..The current study aimed to evaluate the significance of the cell-cycle-control proteins cyclin D1 and p16 as prognostic markers in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) patients treated with docetaxel and radiotherapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Acid-suppression therapy offers varied laryngopharyngeal and esophageal symptom relief in laryngopharyngeal reflux patients
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2033-8. 2008
    ..8 vs. 78.3%, 60 days after the start of acid suppression; P = 0.003). These differences were observed both in patients with erosive esophagitis (P = 0.008) and in H. pylori-seronegative patients (P = 0.001)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical and pathological analysis of recurrent inverted papilloma
    Keita Oikawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:297-303. 2007
    ..We analyzed the clinical characteristics, pathological findings, and treatment outcomes of patients with recurrent sinonasal inverted papilloma (IP)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Valacyclovir and prednisolone treatment for Bell's palsy: a multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled study
    Naohito Hato
    Department of Otolaryngology, Ehime University School of Medicine, Toon City, Ehime, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 28:408-13. 2007
    ..To investigate the effects of valacyclovir and prednisolone in comparison with those of placebo and prednisolone for the treatment of Bell's palsy, excluding zoster sine herpete...
  26. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of ethmoid squamous cell or undifferentiated carcinoma treated with radiotherapy with or without surgery
    Daichi Uchida
    Department of Radiology, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, North 15 West 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Cancer J 11:152-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the long-term treatment outcome of squamous cell carcinoma and undifferentiated carcinoma of the ethmoid sinus...
  27. ncbi request reprint Preoperative staging and surgical approaches for sinonasal inverted papilloma
    Keita Oikawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:674-80. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the value of preoperative staging by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) assessment in the surgical management of sinonasal inverted papillomas (IPs)...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Prevention of wound complications after salvage total laryngectomy following chemoradiotherapy with a pectoralis major muscle interposition flap]
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 113:9-14. 2010
    ..This study has suggested that the pectoralis major muscle flap as a pharyngeal interposition graft is safe and useful for prevention of wound complications in salvage total laryngectomy following chemoradiotherapy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Varicella-zoster virus load and cochleovestibular symptoms in Ramsay Hunt syndrome
    Fumio Ohtani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:233-8. 2006
    ..The present study analyzed the relationship between VZV load and the onset of CVSs in RHS...
  30. ncbi request reprint Rapid superselective high-dose cisplatin infusion with concomitant radiotherapy for advanced head and neck cancer
    Akihiro Homma
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Head Neck 27:65-71. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of rapid superselective high-dose cisplatin infusion with concomitant radiotherapy for previously untreated patients with advanced head and neck cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Evaluation of upper abdominal symptoms using the Frequency Scale for the Symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 43:519-23. 2008
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate upper abdominal symptoms in laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) patients and changes in both upper abdominal and LPR symptoms before and after acid-suppression therapy...
  32. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seropositivity predicts outcomes of acid suppression therapy for laryngopharyngeal reflux symptoms
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 116:547-53. 2006
    ..The effects of H. pylori infection on outcomes of acid suppression therapy have not been studied...
  33. ncbi request reprint Preservation of the nasolacrimal duct during endoscopic medial maxillectomy for sinonasal inverted papilloma
    Yuji Nakamaru
    Department of Otolaryngologyand Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Rhinology 48:452-6. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy of a new endonasal medial maxillectomy technique (EMM) for the treatment of inverted papilloma (IP)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Natural killer T cells ameliorate antibody-induced arthritis in macrophage migration inhibitory factor transgenic mice
    Dai Takagi
    Division of Immunobiology, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 18:829-36. 2006
    ..The present findings demonstrate that overexpression of MIF exacerbates inflammation in this arthritis model and that NKT cells play an ameliorating role upon stimulation with alpha-GalCer in the inflammatory process in MIFTg mice...
  35. pmc Complications of skull base surgery: an analysis of 30 cases
    Tomohiro Sakashita
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Skull Base 19:127-32. 2009
    ..Conclusions: Craniofacial resection is a safe and effective treatment for skull base tumors. However, additional care is required in patients with extended resection (especially dural) and those who have undergone prior therapy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) contributes to the development of allergic rhinitis
    Yuji Nakamaru
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, West 7 North 15, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Cytokine 31:103-8. 2005
    ..One mechanism by which these effects might be mediated is by down regulating TNF-alpha. The block of allergic inflammation in MIF KO mice suggests that MIF may play a role in the allergic response...
  37. ncbi request reprint Plantago lanceolata (English plantain) pollinosis in Japan
    Yuji Nakamaru
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, West 7 North 15, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:251-6. 2005
    ..The objective was to ascertain the prevalence of Plantago lanceolata (English plantain) pollinosis in Japan...
  38. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of laryngeal pseudosulcus among Japanese patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux related symptoms
    Nobuhiko Oridate
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:39-42. 2005
    ..This study shows that laryngeal pseudosulcus is highly correlated with LPR-related symptoms. The presence of this finding is suggestive of LPR...
  39. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiotherapy for intracranial nonacoustic schwannomas including facial nerve schwannoma
    Kentaro Nishioka
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 75:1415-9. 2009
    ..We investigated the long-term outcome of SRT for nonacoustic intracranial nerve schwannomas...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Three cases of muscle tension dysphonia improved using proton pump inhibitors]
    Yasushi Mesuda
    Department of Otolaryngology, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 110:416-9. 2007
    ..Our cases, however, suggest that laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) may also relate to the occurrence of MTD...
  41. ncbi request reprint Alpha-defensin overexpression in patients with Bell's palsy and Ramsay Hunt syndrome
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 121:419-25. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Preoperative staging of sinonasal inverted papilloma by magnetic resonance imaging
    Keita Oikawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 113:1983-7. 2003
    ..The study investigated whether preoperative assessment by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accurately predicts the extent of inverted papilloma...
  43. ncbi request reprint [Ramsay Hunt syndrome]
    Yasushi Furuta
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 64:281-4. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of bilateral progressive hearing loss associated with myeloperoxidase-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
    Dai Takagi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:388-93. 2004
    ..After the treatment, the titer of MPO-ANCA decreased in all patients. The level of MPO-ANCA should be tested in patients with bilateral progressive hearing loss of unknown origin and can be used as a marker of the disease's activity...
  45. ncbi request reprint Macrophage migration inhibitory factor in allergic rhinitis: its identification in eosinophils at the site of inflammation
    Yuji Nakamaru
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:205-9. 2004
    ..Eosinophils formed the largest population of MIF-producing cells; this finding suggests that they may be a major source of MIF at inflammatory sites in atopic disease...
  46. ncbi request reprint Herpes virus reactivation and gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in patients with facial palsy
    F Suzuki
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinnittetsu Muroran General Hospital, Muroran, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 22:549-53. 2001
    ..The results suggest that the meatal fundus or the geniculate ganglion may be affected first by virus reactivation in patients with herpetic facial palsy...
  47. ncbi request reprint [Preoperative embolization and postoperative complications of carotid body tumors]
    Shinya Morita
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 111:96-101. 2008
    ..In conclusion, preoperative embolization tends to decrease blood loss and shorten operation time, resulting in lower postoperative neurologic morbidity...
  48. ncbi request reprint Differentially expressed genes associated with CIS-diamminedichloroplatinum (II) resistance in head and neck cancer using differential display and CDNA microarray
    Eisaku Higuchi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Head Neck 25:187-93. 2003
    ..To investigate the molecular markers involved in the cDDP resistance, we compared the gene expression profiles between a head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) line sensitive to cDDP and its cDDP-resistant variant...
  49. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of maxillectomy defects based on the concept of buttress reconstruction
    Yuhei Yamamoto
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Kita 14 Nishi 7 Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Head Neck 26:247-56. 2004
    ..Few published large series have described a surgical approach to maxillary skeletal reconstruction on the basis of the extent of maxillectomy...
  50. ncbi request reprint [Clinical study on papillary thyroid carcinoma presenting with lymph node metastasi]
    Takatsugu Mizumachi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 107:750-5. 2004
    ..We therefore propose a prospective study on the effectiveness of thyroid lobectomy with neck dissection including positive nodes in patients with occult PTC presenting with lymph node metastasis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Otologic manifestations of Wegener's granulomatosis
    Dai Takagi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate Shool of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 112:1684-90. 2002
    ..To evaluate the clinical features, treatment, and outcomes of otologic manifestations in Wegener's granulomatosis (WG) treated at Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan...
  52. ncbi request reprint Herpes virus reactivation and serum tumor necrosis factor-alpha levels in patients with acute peripheral facial palsy
    F Ohtani
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S145-7. 2001
    ..These results indicate that serum TNF-alpha levels are not affected by HSV-1 or VZV reactivation in patients with facial palsy...
  53. ncbi request reprint A clinical study on the cervical lymph node metastasis of maxillary sinus carcinoma
    K Yagi
    Department Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S77-81. 2001
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of clinical parameters and biological markers in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    A Homma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 5:801-6. 1999
    ..In addition, our findings suggest that bcl-2 positivity is associated with better LRC and that the proliferative activity of tumor cells might be prognostic for OS...
  55. ncbi request reprint Correlation of clinicopathological parameters and biological markers related to apoptosis and proliferative activity with a clinical outcome in squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy
    A Homma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S87-94. 2001
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Concurrent chemotherapy and radiotherapy as initial treatment for stage II supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma
    T Nagahashi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S95-8. 2001
    ..we investigated survival rates and laryngeal preservation rates in patients with this treatment modality and those with radiation therapy only...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Magnetic resonance imaging of olfactory neuroblastoma]
    Mitsuhiro Iio
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 109:142-8. 2006
    ..MR is superior to CT both in delineating the extent of the tumor and in making an imaging diagnosis...
  58. ncbi request reprint [To know is to relieve; "lifestyle-related diseases"; as they are now and how to prevent them]
    Narihito Yoshioka
    Immunology and Metabolism, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8538, Japan
    Hokkaido Igaku Zasshi 81:95-9. 2006
    ..We hope that this symposium provide useful informations to the participants about the current information in the management of lifestyle-related diseases...
  59. ncbi request reprint [What is Helicobacter pylori?: associated diseases in human]
    Toshiro Sugiyama
    Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Hokkaido Igaku Zasshi 79:111-5. 2004
    ..pylori, combined with a proton-pump inhibitor and two antibiotics (clarithromycin and amoxicillin) is restrictedly approved in the patients with gastric or duodenal ulcer by Japanese health care system...
  60. ncbi request reprint [Rapidly increasing allergic diseases]
    Yasushi Furuta
    Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Hokkaido Igaku Zasshi 80:3-7. 2005
    ..We hope that this symposium provided useful information to the participants about the current trends in the management of allergic diseases...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of relapsing polychondritis]
    Yuji Nakamaru
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 106:185-91. 2003
    ..The etiology of RP remains unknown and it is relatively uncommon, so appropriate treatment remains to be determined. We studied the clinical course and treatment response...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical study of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the head and neck
    D Takagi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 28:S99-102. 2001
    ..We examined prognostic factors and outcome of the primary treatment in patients with adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the head and neck...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Long-term complete response to treatment with TS-1 in a patient with oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma]
    Akihiko Homma
    Dept of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:1475-8. 2002
    ..Although there were no signs or symptoms of recurrence, the patient died of cancer of the pancreas. There was no recurrence of the oropharyngeal cancer, even at the time of death...
  64. ncbi request reprint Laryngeal zoster mimicking a laryngeal cancer
    Eisaku Higuchi
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:647. 2005