Minoru Kihara

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Affiliation: Kagawa Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the thyroid gland 19 years after nephrectomy: a case report
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, Kagawa Medical University, 1750 1 Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 31:95-100. 2004
  2. ncbi Recovery of parathyroid function after total thyroidectomy: long-term follow-up study
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    ANZ J Surg 75:532-6. 2005
  3. ncbi Galectin-9, a novel prognostic factor with antimetastatic potential in breast cancer
    Akira Yamauchi
    Department of Cell Regulation, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kita gun, Kagawa, Japan
    Breast J 12:S196-200. 2006
  4. ncbi Expression of thioredoxin in patients with Graves' disease
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 15:795-9. 2005
  5. ncbi [Two cases of advanced breast cancer responding to oral chemoendocrine therapy with 5'-deoxy-5-fluorouridine, medroxyprogesterone acetate and cyclophosphamide (DMpC)]
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Dept of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:683-6. 2005
  6. ncbi Galectin-9 induces maturation of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells
    Shu Yan Dai
    Department of Immunology and Immunopathology, Kagawa University, Ikenobe, Miki, Japan
    J Immunol 175:2974-81. 2005
  7. ncbi Galectin-9 as a prognostic factor with antimetastatic potential in breast cancer
    Akemi Irie
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University and GalPharma Co Ltd, Kagawa, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:2962-8. 2005
  8. ncbi A case of intracystic papillary carcinoma with a multilocular cyst of the breast in male
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Breast Cancer 11:409-12. 2004
  9. ncbi Prognostic factors of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Surg Today 34:394-8. 2004
  10. ncbi Expression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase is suppressed in the renal vasculature of angiotensinogen-gene knockout mice
    Minoru Kihara
    Department of Internal Medicine II, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 323:313-20. 2006

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Publications14

  1. ncbi Metastasis of renal cell carcinoma to the thyroid gland 19 years after nephrectomy: a case report
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, Kagawa Medical University, 1750 1 Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 31:95-100. 2004
    ..Clinically significant metastases to the thyroid gland are relatively infrequent. However, if patient who bears a thyroid tumor has a history of malignancy, the possibility of metastatic disease should be taken under consideration...
  2. ncbi Recovery of parathyroid function after total thyroidectomy: long-term follow-up study
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa, Japan
    ANZ J Surg 75:532-6. 2005
    ..A retrospective investigation was conducted utilizing biochemical and specific endocrine assessments to evaluate the difference in recovery of parathyroid function in the long term...
  3. ncbi Galectin-9, a novel prognostic factor with antimetastatic potential in breast cancer
    Akira Yamauchi
    Department of Cell Regulation, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kita gun, Kagawa, Japan
    Breast J 12:S196-200. 2006
    ..However, K10 cells stably transfected with a galectin-9 expression vector aggregated in nude mice as well as in culture. Ectopic expression of galectin-9 also reduced MCF-7 cell adhesion to extracellular matrix proteins...
  4. ncbi Expression of thioredoxin in patients with Graves' disease
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 15:795-9. 2005
    ..The investigation of biological behavior of this molecule may greatly help to understand pathogenesis of Graves' disease functions...
  5. ncbi [Two cases of advanced breast cancer responding to oral chemoendocrine therapy with 5'-deoxy-5-fluorouridine, medroxyprogesterone acetate and cyclophosphamide (DMpC)]
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Dept of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:683-6. 2005
    ..DMpC therapy is an effective, easy and safe oral therapy. Therefore, it is possible to continue medication on an ambulatory basis for the long-term. DMpC therapy could thus be one the most useful treatments for advanced breast cancer...
  6. ncbi Galectin-9 induces maturation of human monocyte-derived dendritic cells
    Shu Yan Dai
    Department of Immunology and Immunopathology, Kagawa University, Ikenobe, Miki, Japan
    J Immunol 175:2974-81. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that Gal-9 plays a role not only in innate immunity but also in acquired immunity by inducing DC maturation and promoting Th1 immune responses...
  7. ncbi Galectin-9 as a prognostic factor with antimetastatic potential in breast cancer
    Akemi Irie
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University and GalPharma Co Ltd, Kagawa, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:2962-8. 2005
    ..We assessed the contribution of galectin-9 to the aggregation of breast cancer cells as well as the relation between galectin-9 expression in tumor tissue and distant metastasis in patients with breast cancer...
  8. ncbi A case of intracystic papillary carcinoma with a multilocular cyst of the breast in male
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Breast Cancer 11:409-12. 2004
    ..No positive lymph nodes were involved. The diagnosis of intracystic papillary carcinoma of male breast should be made carefully to avoid misdiagnosing benign disease...
  9. ncbi Prognostic factors of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
    Minoru Kihara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Surg Today 34:394-8. 2004
    ..However, some patients survive for a long time, and the purpose of this study was to identify the prognostic factors of ATC...
  10. ncbi Expression of endothelial nitric oxide synthase is suppressed in the renal vasculature of angiotensinogen-gene knockout mice
    Minoru Kihara
    Department of Internal Medicine II, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Cell Tissue Res 323:313-20. 2006
    ..These results suggest that perfusion pressure plays an essential role in maintaining renal vascular eNOS activity, whereas Ang II plays a supportive role, especially when renal circulation is impaired...
  11. doi Prevalence and prognostic significance of poor differentiation and tall cell variant in papillary carcinoma in Japan
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe Cit 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 32:1535-43; discussion 1544-5. 2008
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  12. ncbi [A case of elderly breast cancer achieving partial response by letrozole with stable disease to anastrozole as neoadjuvant endocrine therapy]
    Minoru Kihara
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:687-90. 2008
    ..This may be related to a difference in effect between the two drugs. It is suggested that letrozole as second-line endocrine therapy may be effective for postmenopausal breast cancer even after anastrozole failure...
  13. doi Prevalence and biological behaviour of variants of papillary thyroid carcinoma: experience at a single institute
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, Japan
    Pathology 40:617-22. 2008
    ..In this study, we present our experience regarding the prevalence and prognoses of these variants of papillary carcinoma...
  14. doi Unusual finding on ultrasonography of follicular thyroid carcinoma including poorly differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Minoru Kihara
    Thyroid 18:1021-2. 2008