Hirotsugu Ikawa

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Recent advances in the management of chronic hepatitis B
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Hepat Mon 11:601-11. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Prediction of response to pegylated interferon/ribavirin combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C genotype 1b and high viral load
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bououji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe 653 0801, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 47:1143-51. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Correlation between insulin resistance and outcome of pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy, hepatic steatosis, hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C-1b and high viral load
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Digestion 84:5-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Double-Filtration Plasmapheresis plus Interferon-β for HCV-1b Patients with Non-Sustained Virological Response to Previous Combination Therapy
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Digestion 84:10-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Two cases of non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis developing from simple fatty liver
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 18:491-5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Double-filtration plasmapheresis plus IFN for HCV-1b patients with non-sustained virological response to previous combination therapy: early viral dynamics
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Intervirology 53:44-8. 2010
  7. pmc Well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma smaller than 15 mm in diameter totally eradicated with percutaneous ethanol injection instead of radiofrequency ablation
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bououji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe, 653 0801, Japan
    Hepatol Int 3:411-5. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Pegylated interferon plus ribavirin combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C with high viral load of serum hepatitis C virus RNA, genotype 1b, discontinued on attaining sustained virological response at week 16 after onset of acute pancreatitis
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Nagata ku, Kobe, Japan
    Digestion 79:36-9. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan and Korea. A review
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Oncology 75:13-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia-like lesion with venous washout in alcoholic liver cirrhosis
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital
    Intern Med 47:1899-903. 2008

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  1. pmc Recent advances in the management of chronic hepatitis B
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Hepat Mon 11:601-11. 2011
    ..Herein, we review the recent available data and results...
  2. doi request reprint Prediction of response to pegylated interferon/ribavirin combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C genotype 1b and high viral load
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bououji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe 653 0801, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 47:1143-51. 2012
    ..5 μg/kg/week) and ribavirin (600-1000 mg/day) (PEG-IFN/RBV) combination therapy for patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV)-1b and a high viral load...
  3. doi request reprint Correlation between insulin resistance and outcome of pegylated interferon and ribavirin therapy, hepatic steatosis, hepatic fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C-1b and high viral load
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan
    Digestion 84:5-9. 2011
    ..Insulin resistance (IR) has been reported to be an independent predictor of treatment outcome in chronic hepatitis C patients...
  4. doi request reprint Double-Filtration Plasmapheresis plus Interferon-β for HCV-1b Patients with Non-Sustained Virological Response to Previous Combination Therapy
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Digestion 84:10-6. 2011
    ..Double-filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) together with interferon (IFN) administration produces a substantial reduction in the viral load during the early stages of treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Two cases of non-alcoholic steato-hepatitis developing from simple fatty liver
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Gastrointestin Liver Dis 18:491-5. 2009
    ..Clinicians should be vigilant during the clinical course of NASH developing from simple fatty liver...
  6. doi request reprint Double-filtration plasmapheresis plus IFN for HCV-1b patients with non-sustained virological response to previous combination therapy: early viral dynamics
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Intervirology 53:44-8. 2010
    ..The viral load declined by > or = 2 log in 50% (3/6) at 4 weeks after the start of treatment. DFPP plus consecutive intravenous IFN-beta for 4 weeks is a promising treatment for non-sustained virological response patients...
  7. pmc Well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma smaller than 15 mm in diameter totally eradicated with percutaneous ethanol injection instead of radiofrequency ablation
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bououji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe, 653 0801, Japan
    Hepatol Int 3:411-5. 2009
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  8. doi request reprint Pegylated interferon plus ribavirin combination therapy for chronic hepatitis C with high viral load of serum hepatitis C virus RNA, genotype 1b, discontinued on attaining sustained virological response at week 16 after onset of acute pancreatitis
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Nagata ku, Kobe, Japan
    Digestion 79:36-9. 2009
    ..Moreover, PEG-IFN plus RBV-induced acute pancreatitis might have been related to the SVR...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan and Korea. A review
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Oncology 75:13-6. 2008
    ..With the enormous efforts of researchers devoted to basic and clinical studies, the incidence of HCC is expected, in the near future, to gradually decline in both countries...
  10. ncbi request reprint Focal nodular hyperplasia-like lesion with venous washout in alcoholic liver cirrhosis
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital
    Intern Med 47:1899-903. 2008
    ..The nodule was diagnosed as focal nodular hyperplasia-like lesion in alcoholic liver cirrhosis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Superiority of CT arterioportal angiography to contrast-enhanced CT and MRI in the diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in nodules smaller than 2 cm
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Oncology 72:58-66. 2007
    ..The results suggested that CT arterioportal angiography is superior to enhanced CT and MRI in nodules smaller than 2 cm for diagnosing HCC (p < 0.01 group 1, p < 0.01 group 2)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Primary sclerosing cholangitis and hepatitis C virus infection
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bouoji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe 653 0801, Japan
    Intervirology 48:268-72. 2005
    ..From these findings, the 2 cases were diagnosed as primary sclerosing cholangitis. Further studies may provide insights into the relation between the pathogenesis of the disease and the infection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Well-differentiated HCC manifesting hyperattenuation on CT during arterial portography
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1559-62. 2005
    ..Further studies may provide insights into the correlation between tumor neovascularity in multistep hepatocarcinogenesis and dual hemodynamics, including the artery and the portal vein...
  14. ncbi request reprint Well-to moderately-differentiated HCC manifesting hyperattenuation on both CT during arteriography and arterial portography
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bououji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe 653 0801, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:5775-8. 2007
    ..Further studies may provide insights into the correlation between tumor neovascularity in multistep hepatocarcinogenesis and dual hemodynamics, including the artery and the portal vein...
  15. pmc Long-term outcome of percutaneous ethanol injection therapy for minimum-sized hepatocellular carcinoma
    Miyuki Taniguchi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1997-2002. 2008
    ..To evaluate long-term follow-up of minimum-sized hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treated with percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Development of multicentric hepatocellular carcinoma after completion of interferon therapy
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bouoji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe 653 0801, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 37:663-8. 2002
    ..Further studies may provide insights into the possible role of HCV in hepatocarcinogenesis in patients demonstrating HCV eradication by IFN treatment...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multistep hepatocarcinogenesis from a dysplastic nodule to well-differentiated hepatocellular carcinoma in a patient with alcohol-related liver cirrhosis
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, 3 5 25 Bouoji cho, Nagata ku, Kobe 653 0801, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1271-4. 2007
    ..This is the first case of multistep hepatocarcinogenesis from a dysplastic nodule to well-differentiated HCC within one year in alcohol-related liver cirrhosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Small hepatocellular carcinoma presenting with massive metastasis in the peritoneum, mimicking sarcomatous tumor
    Soo Ryang Kim
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kobe Asahi Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Hepatol Res 37:885-9. 2007
    ..Pathological findings at autopsy revealed necrotic tissue with a small portion of moderately differentiated HCC. Further studies may provide insights into the metastatic modes of HCC...