Wataru Saito

Summary

Affiliation: Hokkaido University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy with bevacizumab for tuberous sclerosis with macular oedema
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol 88:377-80. 2010
  2. doi request reprint A case of paraneoplastic optic neuropathy and outer retinitis positive for autoantibodies against collapsin response mediator protein-5, recoverin, and α-enolase
    Michiyuki Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Ophthalmol 14:5. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint A patient with sarcoidosis diagnosed by a biopsy of scleral nodules
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:374-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation in a patient with cancer-associated retinopathy
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:942-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Slowly progressive cancer-associated retinopathy
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Nishi 7 chome, Kita 15 jou, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1431-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased osteopontin levels in the vitreous of patients with diabetic retinopathy
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 39:143-7. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Macular choroidal blood flow velocity decreases with regression of acute central serous chorioretinopathy
    Michiyuki Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:775-80. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy with bevacizumab in vasoproliferative retinal tumors
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Retina 33:1959-67. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Elevated choroidal blood flow velocity during systemic corticosteroid therapy in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Shigeki Hirose
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:902-7. 2008
  10. pmc Specific inhibition of serine/arginine-rich protein kinase attenuates choroidal neovascularization
    Zhenyu Dong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mol Vis 19:536-43. 2013

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Publications36

  1. doi request reprint Intravitreal anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy with bevacizumab for tuberous sclerosis with macular oedema
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol 88:377-80. 2010
    ..To describe two patients with macular oedema secondary to tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) who were treated with intravitreal bevacizumab injection...
  2. doi request reprint A case of paraneoplastic optic neuropathy and outer retinitis positive for autoantibodies against collapsin response mediator protein-5, recoverin, and α-enolase
    Michiyuki Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Ophthalmol 14:5. 2014
    ..We report a rare case with small cell lung carcinoma developing bilateral neuroretinitis and unilateral focal outer retinitis positive for these antibodies...
  3. ncbi request reprint A patient with sarcoidosis diagnosed by a biopsy of scleral nodules
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:374-6. 2005
    ..To report the case of a patient with nodular scleritis who was diagnosed as having sarcoidosis by a biopsy of scleral nodules...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation in a patient with cancer-associated retinopathy
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:942-5. 2005
    ..To describe a patient with bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation (BDUMP) and cancer-associated retinopathy (CAR)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Slowly progressive cancer-associated retinopathy
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Nishi 7 chome, Kita 15 jou, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1431-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased osteopontin levels in the vitreous of patients with diabetic retinopathy
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 39:143-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the OPN levels in vitreous fluid obtained from diabetic retinopathy (DR) and non-DR patients...
  7. doi request reprint Macular choroidal blood flow velocity decreases with regression of acute central serous chorioretinopathy
    Michiyuki Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:775-80. 2013
    ..To quantitatively evaluate the time course of macular choroidal blood flow velocity in acute central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC)...
  8. doi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor and intravitreal anti-VEGF therapy with bevacizumab in vasoproliferative retinal tumors
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Retina 33:1959-67. 2013
    ..To examine whether vasoproliferative retinal tumors (VPRTs) express vascular endothelial growth factor and respond to intravitreal bevacizumab injection...
  9. doi request reprint Elevated choroidal blood flow velocity during systemic corticosteroid therapy in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Shigeki Hirose
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:902-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the ability of LSFG to quantitatively evaluate blood flow velocity at the macula in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) disease before and after systemic corticosteroid therapy...
  10. pmc Specific inhibition of serine/arginine-rich protein kinase attenuates choroidal neovascularization
    Zhenyu Dong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Mol Vis 19:536-43. 2013
    ..To investigate the applicability of serine/arginine-rich protein kinase (SRPK)-specific inhibitor, SRPIN340, for attenuation of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) formation using a mouse model...
  11. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy combined with intravitreal bevacizumab and sub-tenon triamcinolone acetonide injections for age-related macular degeneration
    Chikako Yoshizawa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N 15, W 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 57:68-73. 2013
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  12. doi request reprint Alphab-crystallin expression in epiretinal membrane of human proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    Zhenyu Dong
    Laboratory of Ocular Cell Biology and Visual Science, Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Retina 32:1190-6. 2012
    ..To examine the expression of alphaB-crystallin and its colocalization with vascular endothelial growth factor in the epiretinal membrane of human proliferative diabetic retinopathy...
  13. doi request reprint Astaxanthin increases choroidal blood flow velocity
    Michiyuki Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Nishi 7 chome, Kita 15 jou, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 250:239-45. 2012
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  14. pmc Expression of erythropoietin receptor in human epiretinal membrane of proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N15 W7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638 Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1376-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the expression of Epo and the Epo receptor (EpoR) in epiretinal membranes with and without diabetes...
  15. doi request reprint Proliferative diabetic retinopathy with lymphocyte-rich epiretinal membrane associated with poor visual prognosis
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:5909-12. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze lymphocyte infiltration using immunohistochemistry in proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) membranes...
  16. doi request reprint Soluble vascular adhesion protein-1 accumulates in proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    Miyuki Murata
    Laboratory of Ocular Cell Biology and Visual Science, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:4055-62. 2012
    ..This study explores a link between increased level of sVAP-1 and oxidative stress in proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) with a focus on mechanistic components to form sVAP-1 by shedding from retinal endothelial cells...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of erythropoietin receptor in human pterygial tissues
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 20:699-702. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the Epo-independent EpoR-signaling pathway plays a potential role in cell proliferation and angiogenesis in human pterygium...
  18. doi request reprint Choroidal neovascularization in a patient with blunt trauma-caused traumatic retinopathy without choroidal rupture
    Mitsuo Takahashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 249:137-40. 2011
    ..To report a case of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) following blunt trauma without choroidal rupture, with past history of central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC)...
  19. doi request reprint Cyclo-oxygenase-2 expression in human idiopathic epiretinal membrane
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Retina 30:719-23. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the expression of cyclo-oxygenase (COX)-2 in the idiopathic epiretinal membrane (IERM), inner limiting membrane (ILM), and proliferative diabetic retinopathy membrane...
  20. ncbi request reprint Indocyanine green angiography in a case of punctate inner choroidopathy associated with acute zonal occult outer retinopathy
    Akari Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:295-300. 2007
    ..The etiology of punctate inner choroidopathy (PIC) and acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR) are currently unknown, although both diseases are hypothesized to be part of the spectrum of a single disorder...
  21. doi request reprint Retinal outer layer thickness increases after vitrectomy for epiretinal membrane, and visual improvement positively correlates with photoreceptor outer segment length
    Yuki Hashimoto
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 252:219-26. 2014
    ..To investigate postoperative thickness changes in the retinal layers in eyes with epiretinal membrane (ERM). Correlations between these changes and visual outcomes were also examined...
  22. pmc Positive association of pigment epithelium-derived factor with total antioxidant capacity in the vitreous fluid of patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy
    Masahiko Yokoi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:885-7. 2007
    ..However, the inter-relationship between PEDF and total antioxidant capacity in the eye remains to be elucidated...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Different outcome among eyes with proliferative diabetic retinopathy indicated for vitrectomy]
    Masahiro Muramatsu
    Department of Ophthalmology, KKR Sapporo Medical Center, 1 6 Hiragishi, Toyohira ku, Sapporo 062 0931, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 110:950-60. 2006
    ..The postoperative outcome was evaluated in each group of surgical indications of vitreous surgery for proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR), to investigate the factors responsible for postoperative visual prognosis...
  24. doi request reprint Evaluation of NLRP1 gene polymorphisms in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease
    Yukihiro Horie
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 55:57-61. 2011
    ..In this study, genetic associations between VKH disease and single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) surrounding the NLRP1 gene were investigated...
  25. pmc Bacterial endophthalmitis caused by an intraocular cilium in a patient under treatment with infliximab
    Xue Hai Jin
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect 3:50. 2013
    ..We report a case of bacterial endophthalmitis caused by an intraocular cilium in a patient without any history of trauma or ocular surgery...
  26. pmc Abnormalities of fundus autofluorescence in pigmented paravenous chorioretinal atrophy
    Yuki Hashimoto
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Nishi 7, Kita 15, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Open Ophthalmol J 6:125-8. 2012
    ..FAF is a useful examination in PPCRA, which can noninvasively demonstrate the distribution of deficit and dysfunction of retinal pigment epithelium...
  27. pmc Increased macular choroidal blood flow velocity during systemic corticosteroid therapy in a patient with acute macular neuroretinopathy
    Yuki Hashimoto
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Clin Ophthalmol 6:1645-9. 2012
    ..In this study, choroidal blood flow velocity was quantitatively evaluated using laser speckle flowgraphy (LSFG) in a patient with AMN who received systemic corticosteroid therapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint [A case of posterior scleritis associated with extensive retinochoroidal atrophy]
    Rieko Minami
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, N 15, W 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 110:730-5. 2006
    ..Posterior scleritis is known to exhibit various changes in the ocular fundus, but retinochoroidal atrophy is a rare complication...
  29. ncbi request reprint Expression of thymidine phosphorylase in choroidal malignant melanoma associated with neovascular glaucoma
    Satoru Kase
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Pathol Int 55:569-73. 2005
    ..Another case of choroidal melanoma without NVG had less marked immunoreactivity. These results suggest that the production of dThdPase by melanoma cells correlates with the pathogenesis of NVG...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Birdshot chorioretinopathy--a case report and a case study in Japanese patients]
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Sakura Hospital, Toho University School of Medicine, 564 1 Shimoshizu, Sakura 285 8741, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 106:229-35. 2002
    ..However, only 10 cases of BC have been reported in Japan. We report the case of a Japanese patient with BC and review the clinical characteristics of BC among Japanese patients previously reported...
  31. pmc Membrane tissue on the optic disc may cause macular schisis associated with a glaucomatous optic disc without optic disc pits
    Saori Takashina
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Clin Ophthalmol 7:883-7. 2013
    ..A connection between the schisis cavity and the vitreous cavity may have appeared via the tunnel-like structure due to the membrane tissue exerting traction on the optic disc...
  32. ncbi request reprint [A case of granulomatous panuveitis associated with multiple sclerosis]
    Wataru Saito
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hokkido University School of Medicine, Nishi 7 Kita 15 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 106:99-102. 2002
    ..Uveitis is not often reported in patients with multiple sclerosis(MS) in Japan, but retinal vasculitis and pars planitis are common findings in uveitis patients with MS in the U.S. and European countries...
  33. ncbi request reprint [A case of HTLV-1-associated bronchiolitis with Sjögren's syndrome]
    Masaharu Shinkai
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 41:228-32. 2003
    ..So the HTLV-1 infection might have accounted for the pathogenesis of these three disorders (HTLV-1 infection, bronchiolitis, Sjögren syndrome)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Vitrectomy with or without arteriovenous adventitial sheathotomy for macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion
    Shuichi Yamamoto
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:907-14. 2004
    ..compare the results of vitrectomy with or without arteriovenous (AV) crossing sheathotomy for macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Chronic panuveitis and scleritis in a patient with cryptogenic organizing pneumonia
    Wataru Saito
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 50:558-61. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Pseudomonas scleral abscess following pars plana vitrectomy
    Wataru Saito
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 50:564-6. 2006