A Kobayashi

Summary

Affiliation: Kanazawa University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings of radial keratoneuritis in patients with early stage Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 120:1348-53. 2013
  2. doi request reprint In Vivo Laser Confocal Microscopy after Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 120:923-30. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Clinical results of the Neusidl Corneal Inserter(®), a new donor inserter for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty, for small Asian eyes
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takaramachi, Kanazawa shi, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 43:311-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Clinical significance of owl eye morphologic features by in vivo laser confocal microscopy in patients with cytomegalovirus corneal endotheliitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:445-53. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute phase of toxic epidermal necrolysis with severe corneal involvement
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 113:126-32. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy of Bowman's layer of the cornea
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 113:2203-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings for Bowman's layer dystrophies (Thiel-Behnke and Reis-Bücklers corneal dystrophies)
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Ophthalmology 114:69-75. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopic findings of corneal stromal dystrophies
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa shi, Ishikawa ken 920 8641, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1168-73. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic limbal squamous metaplasia
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Opthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1473-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Disappearance of honeycomb opacity of Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy after Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Cornea 24:1029-30. 2005

Collaborators

  • Hideaki Yokogawa
  • Scheffer Tseng
  • Akira Nishimura
  • A J Huang
  • Akitaka Nonomura
  • Tetsuhiko Okuda
  • Yo Niida
  • M Takata
  • Wei Li
  • Masayuki Takahira
  • Kazuo Tsubota
  • M Shozu
  • Murat Dogru
  • K Chihara
  • Naoki Mori
  • Kazuhisa Sugiyama
  • Tsuyoshi Yoshita
  • Shigeyuki Ijiri
  • Masayuki Yamamoto
  • Ken Itoh
  • Mami Takahashi
  • Tomomi Higashide
  • Misaki Ishioka
  • Balasundaram Padmanabhan
  • Masashi Yuasa
  • Yoriko Watai
  • Kit I Tong
  • Mio Mizukami
  • Akiko Ohara-Takada
  • Yasutake Katoh
  • Motoyuki Mori
  • Chalermpol Phumichai
  • Hiroko Usami
  • Satoshi Takagi
  • Mayumi Sakurai
  • Yutaka Shirao
  • Masanobu Morita
  • Shozo Yano
  • Kazuo Shinoda
  • Shigeyuki Yokoyama
  • Naoko Kato
  • Justina McEvoy
  • Jeffrey D Singer
  • Hiroko Nagase
  • Osamu Kamijima
  • Koji Uchida
  • Mitsuru Yoshida
  • Michael McMahon
  • Takahiro Noda
  • Yoshihiro Chuda
  • Shinji Ohkubo
  • Chie Matsuura-Endo
  • Hiroshi Yada
  • Yuri Kusano
  • Katsuyuki Iida
  • Toshihiro Tamura
  • Moon Il Kang
  • Shogo Tsuda
  • Takeshi Kumagai
  • Hiroaki Yamauchi
  • Kazuyoshi Hosaka
  • John D Hayes
  • Shigenobu Takigawa
  • Hiroshi Ono
  • Shigehiro Osada
  • Junpei Soeda
  • Shin Ichi Miyagawa
  • Terumasa Noike
  • Eri Ichikawa
  • Shiro Miwa
  • Yusuke Miyagawa
  • Seiji Kawasaki
  • Satoshi Iijima
  • Keisuke Yamashita
  • Osamu Nakajima
  • Kaoru Inokuchi
  • Tomomasa Shimanuki
  • Yoshiaki Fujii-Kuriyama
  • Toshiharu Yamashita
  • Satoru Takahashi
  • Shiro Ikegami
  • Rikako Nomura
  • Hideaki Sowa
  • Masahiro Murata
  • Shohei Nakanishi
  • Makiko Kagaya
  • Yukihiro Shirota
  • Toshitsugu Sugimoto
  • Tatsuo Tsukamoto
  • Masafumi Fukagawa

Detail Information

Publications73

  1. doi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings of radial keratoneuritis in patients with early stage Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 120:1348-53. 2013
    ..To investigate in vivo corneal changes of keratoneuritis in early stage Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) using in vivo laser confocal microscopy...
  2. doi request reprint In Vivo Laser Confocal Microscopy after Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 120:923-30. 2013
    ..To investigate the in vivo corneal changes in patients with bullous keratopathy who underwent Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK) with the use of in vivo laser confocal microscopy...
  3. doi request reprint Clinical results of the Neusidl Corneal Inserter(®), a new donor inserter for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty, for small Asian eyes
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takaramachi, Kanazawa shi, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 43:311-8. 2012
    ..To present the clinical outcomes of the Neusidl Corneal Inserter (NCI) (Fischer Surgical, Imperial, MO), a new donor inserter for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)...
  4. doi request reprint Clinical significance of owl eye morphologic features by in vivo laser confocal microscopy in patients with cytomegalovirus corneal endotheliitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 153:445-53. 2012
    ..To demonstrate the clinical significance of owl eye morphologic features observed by in vivo laser confocal microscopy in patients with cytomegalovirus (CMV) corneal endotheliitis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Amniotic membrane transplantation in acute phase of toxic epidermal necrolysis with severe corneal involvement
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 113:126-32. 2006
    ..To report successful management of acute stage toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) by amniotic membrane transplantation...
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy of Bowman's layer of the cornea
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 113:2203-8. 2006
    ..To investigate in vivo microstructures of Bowman's layer in normal human subjects using a cornea-specific in vivo laser scanning confocal microscope (Heidelberg Retina Tomograph 2 Rostock Cornea Module, HRT2-RCM)...
  7. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings for Bowman's layer dystrophies (Thiel-Behnke and Reis-Bücklers corneal dystrophies)
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Ophthalmology 114:69-75. 2007
    ..To investigate microstructures in patients with genetically confirmed Bowman's layer dystrophies (Thiel-Behnke or Reis-Bücklers corneal dystrophy) using an in vivo laser scanning confocal microscope...
  8. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopic findings of corneal stromal dystrophies
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa shi, Ishikawa ken 920 8641, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1168-73. 2007
    ..To investigate in vivo laser confocal microscopic findings of genetically mapped corneal stromal dystrophies and their relationship to histopathologic findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic limbal squamous metaplasia
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Opthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1473-5. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Disappearance of honeycomb opacity of Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy after Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Cornea 24:1029-30. 2005
    ..To present an unusual case in which the honeycomb opacities of Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy disappeared during a course of chronic Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analysis of COL8A2 gene mutation in Japanese patients with Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy and posterior polymorphous dystrophy
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 48:195-8. 2004
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  12. ncbi request reprint In vivo findings of the bulbar/palpebral conjunctiva and presumed meibomian glands by laser scanning confocal microscopy
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Cornea 24:985-8. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Visualization of conjunctival cyst using Healon V and trypan blue
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Cornea 24:759-60. 2005
    ..To report a new modified method using the mixture of an ophthalmic viscosurgical devices (Healon V) and trypan blue solution to facilitate complete removal of a conjunctival cyst...
  14. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy in patients with central cloudy dystrophy of François
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:1676-9. 2004
    ..To report in vivo corneal confocal microscopic findings of patients with central cloudy dystrophy of François...
  15. ncbi request reprint In vivo corneal confocal microscopic findings of palisades of Vogt and its underlying limbal stroma
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Cornea 24:435-7. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the corneal confocal microscopic findings of limbal palisades of Vogt and its underlying limbal stroma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Detection of corneal epithelial defect through amniotic membrane patch by fluorescein
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 24:359-60. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the usefulness of fluorescein dye to detect a corneal epithelial defect through an amniotic membrane patch in 4 cases...
  17. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy and genotyping of a family with Thiel-Behnke (honeycomb) corneal dystrophy
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1498-9. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Detection of rabbit corneal epithelium over amniotic membrane patch by white-light and laser confocal microscopy
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 136:569-72. 2003
    ..To report confocal microscopic observation of rabbit corneal epithelium through amniotic membrane patch (AMP)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adult-onset limbal juvenile xanthogranuloma
    Akira Kobayashi
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:96-7. 2002
  20. doi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings of Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Cornea 30:675-80. 2011
    ..We looked for microstructural corneal characteristics of Thygeson superficial punctate keratitis (TSPK) in an in vivo investigation using laser scanning confocal microscopy...
  21. doi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy after non-Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 116:1306-13. 2009
    ..To investigate in vivo corneal changes in patients with bullous keratopathy who underwent non-Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (nDSAEK) with the use of laser confocal microscopy...
  22. doi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings and mutational analysis for Schnyder's crystalline corneal dystrophy
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmology 116:1029-37.e1. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [In vivo laser confocal microscopic analysis of the interface between Bowman's layer and the stroma of the cornea]
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa shi, Ishikawa ken 920 8641, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 112:947-52. 2008
    ..The potential association of these microstructures with anterior corneal mosaic formation is also discussed in this review...
  24. doi request reprint Descemet stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty for bullous keratopathies secondary to argon laser iridotomy--preliminary results and usefulness of double-glide donor insertion technique
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 27:S62-9. 2008
    ..We developed a novel nonfolding donor insertion technique using a Busin glide and an intraocular lens (IOL) sheet glide and evaluated post-DSAEK outcomes for ALI-induced BK using several insertion techniques...
  25. ncbi request reprint Temporary amniotic membrane patching for acute chemical burns
    A Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthamology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 17:149-58. 2003
    ..To describe the surgical technique, and its usefulness, of temporary amniotic membrane patching (AMP) in the acute phase of ocular chemical injury...
  26. doi request reprint Non-Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty for endothelial dysfunction secondary to argon laser iridotomy
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:543-549. 2008
    ..To report clinical outcomes of non-Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (nDSAEK) as treatment of endothelial dysfunction secondary to argon laser iridotomy (ALI)...
  27. doi request reprint In vivo and ex vivo laser confocal microscopy findings in patients with early-stage acanthamoeba keratitis
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 27:439-45. 2008
    ..This study included in vivo and ex vivo investigations of patients with early-stage Acanthamoeba keratitis by using new-generation laser confocal microscopy (Heidelberg Retina Tomograph 2 Rostock Cornea Module [HRT 2-RCM])...
  28. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy in the patients with cornea farinata
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 22:578-81. 2003
    ..To report in vivo corneal confocal microscopic findings of patients with cornea farinata...
  29. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy in a patient with keratopigmentation (corneal tattooing)
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 24:238-40. 2005
    ..To report in vivo corneal confocal microscopic findings in a patient with keratopigmentation (corneal tattooing)...
  30. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopic analysis of murine cornea and lens microstructures
    Masashi Yuasa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:391-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of the current study is to investigate in vivo microstructures of anterior segments of normal murine eyes by new-generation in vivo laser confocal microscopy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Multi-layer amniotic membrane graft for pterygium in a patient with xeroderma pigmentosum
    A Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Ishikawaken, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 45:496-8. 2001
    ..In addition, multi-layer AMG, which we first demonstrated in this report, seems to be useful for protecting bare sclera and extraocular muscles from mechanical injury...
  32. pmc Endophthalmitis caused by Enterococcus mundtii
    Tomomi Higashide
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 9208641, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 43:1475-6. 2005
    ..We report the identification of E. mundtii as a pathogen of human infectious disease by DNA sequencing of 16S rRNA and sodA genes in a case of endophthalmitis developed in a 66-year-old immunocompetent gardener...
  33. ncbi request reprint Successful removal of a large conjunctival cyst using colored 2.3% sodium hyaluronate
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 38:81-3. 2007
    ..Such a technique may also have a role in facilitating visualization and excision of other cystic lesions from the ocular surface...
  34. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of visual acuity and color vision in normal human eyes with a sutureless temporary amniotic membrane patch
    Shigeyuki Ijiri
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:938-942. 2007
    ..To evaluate how sutureless amniotic membrane patches may affect visual functions in normal human eyes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Indocyanine green staining for the triple corneal procedure
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 35:23-5. 2004
    ..Another use of indocyanine green dye for better visualization of the anterior lens capsule of mature cataract during the triple corneal procedure is described...
  36. ncbi request reprint White-light and laser confocal microscopic findings of rabbit conjunctiva
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 35:146-8. 2004
    ..To report laser and white-light confocal microscopic findings of ex vivo rabbit conjunctiva to investigate the potential application of these confocal microscopes as diagnostic devices for normal and pathologic conjunctiva...
  37. ncbi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy in the acute phase of corneal inflammation
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:433-6. 2003
    ..Further analysis in a large number of patients may aid in further understanding in vivo human corneal inflammation...
  38. doi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy after descemet stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa shi, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:977-985. 2008
    ..To investigate in vivo corneal changes in patients with bullous keratopathies before and after Descemet stripping with automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) using laser confocal microscopy...
  39. doi request reprint A new self-sealing cannula system for 20-gauge vitrectomy: outcomes of 247 consecutive cases
    Akira Nishimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Retina 28:778-81. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Endoillumination-assisted cataract surgery in a patient with corneal opacity
    Akira Nishimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:2277-80. 2003
    ..The use of an endoilluminator can be an effective supportive measure for cataract surgery in patients with corneal opacity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of intraocular pressure by Tono-Pen XL over amniotic membrane patching in rabbits
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:536-7. 2003
    ..To report an accuracy of intraocular pressure (IOP) by Tono-Pen XL over amniotic membrane patching in rabbits...
  42. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser and white-light confocal microscopic findings of human conjunctiva
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmolog, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture 920 8641, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 35:482-4. 2004
    ..To report in vivo laser and white-light confocal microscopic findings of human conjunctiva to investigate the potential application of these confocal microscopes as diagnostic devices for normal and pathologic conjunctiva...
  43. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopy findings of cryopreserved and fresh human amniotic membrane
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:312-8. 2008
    ..Recently, the cornea-specific in vivo laser confocal microscope has become available. The objective of the current study was to obtain laser confocal images of fresh and cryopreserved human amniotic membrane...
  44. ncbi request reprint Measurement of light transmission of human limbal epithelial cells cultured on human amniotic membranes
    Shigeyuki Ijiri
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 26:348-51. 2007
    ..To measure the light transmission properties of human limbal epithelial cell sheets (LECSs) cultured on human amniotic membranes (AMs) and compare them with those of AMs with and without amniotic epithelium...
  45. ncbi request reprint Isolating triamcinolone acetonide particles for intravitreal use with a porous membrane filter
    Akira Nishimura
    Department of Ophthlamology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan
    Retina 23:777-9. 2003
    ..To report a new, simple, rapid method to isolate triamcinolone acetonide particles and to remove additives from its commercially available suspension (Kenacort-A) for intravitreal use...
  46. ncbi request reprint In vivo laser confocal microscopic analysis of human corneal epithelial sheet cultured on amniotic membrane
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 37:304-9. 2006
    ..In this study, human corneal epithelial sheets cultured on amniotic membranes were analyzed using a laser scanning confocal microscope...
  47. ncbi request reprint Postoperative retinal break after 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy: report of four cases
    Tetsuhiko Okuda
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 245:155-7. 2007
    ..In this study, we report four cases of retinal breaks found after 25-gauge TSV. In this study, we investigated factors contributing to occurrence of postoperative complications...
  48. ncbi request reprint Measurement of light transmittance of cryopreserved human amniotic membrane
    Shigeyuki Ijiri
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 25:1080-3. 2006
    ..To measure the light transmission of human amniotic membrane (AM) and compare it with that of therapeutic soft contact lens (TSCL)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Visualization of conjunctival cyst by indocyanine green
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:827-8. 2002
    ..To report complete removal of conjunctival cyst using indocyanine green solution to facilitate visualization...
  50. ncbi request reprint Oxygen permeability of amniotic membrane and actual tear oxygen tension beneath amniotic membrane patch
    Tsuyoshi Yoshita
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture 920 8641, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 138:486-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the oxygen permeability (Dk) and oxygen transmissibility (Dk/t) of amniotic membrane (AM), and tear oxygen tension beneath AM in rabbits...
  51. ncbi request reprint Temporary use of a customized, glued-on hard contact lens before penetrating keratoplasty for descemetocele or corneal perforation
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:226-9. 2003
    ..The results showed that this modified method facilitated trephination during PKP without complications in all three patients, suggesting that it may be applicable to other similar clinical situations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reliability of intraocular pressure by Tono-Pen XL over amniotic membrane patch in human
    Tsuyoshi Yoshita
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    J Glaucoma 13:413-6. 2004
    ..To determine the reliability of Tono-Pen XL in measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) over the amniotic membrane patch in human eyes...
  53. ncbi request reprint Successful management of conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia by interferon alpha-2b
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 46:215-7. 2002
    ..Interferon alpha-2b (IFN alpha 2b) was recently shown to be effective as an alternative therapy for conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). Herein, we report our successful management of CIN by the use of IFN alpha 2b...
  54. ncbi request reprint Intraocular pressure by noncontact tonometry over an amniotic membrane patch in humans
    Tsuyoshi Yoshita
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 12 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa ken 920 8641, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:508-11. 2006
    ..To determine the reliability of noncontact tonometry (NCT) in measuring intraocular pressure (IOP) over a combination of amniotic membrane (AM) patch and therapeutic soft contact lens (TSCL) in normal human eyes...
  55. ncbi request reprint Fornix and conjunctiva reconstruction by amniotic membrane in a patient with conjunctival mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 46:346-8. 2002
    ..Herein, we report our successful management of the large conjunctival defect caused by resection of conjunctival MALT lymphoma by covering it with transplanted amniotic membrane...
  56. doi request reprint Mapping of normal corneal K-structures by in vivo laser confocal microscopy
    Hideaki Yokogawa
    From the Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Cornea 27:879-83. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Bilateral corneal perforation in an infant with congenital alacrima
    Tsuyoshi Yoshita
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 43:236-8. 2006
    ..After 1 week, both corneas perforated with collapsed anterior chambers. Therapeutic soft contact lenses with ofloxacin ointment 4 times daily were successful, and the perforations sealed within 1 week...
  58. ncbi request reprint Detection of measles virus genomic RNA in tear samples from a patient with measles keratitis
    Kazuo Shinoda
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takara machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920 8641 Japan
    Cornea 21:610-2. 2002
    ..To report a case of measles keratitis, in which measles virus genomic RNA was detected in tear samples...
  59. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of limbal vernal keratoconjunctivitis by resection of a limbal lesion
    Akira Kobayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 46:679-81. 2002
    ..To report our experience managing a limbal mass associated with limbal vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) by surgical excision...
  60. ncbi request reprint Does precipitation reduce tissue staining by indocyanine green dye solutions?
    Akira Nishimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 47:18-21. 2003
    ..Indocyanine green (ICG) dye precipitates when mixed with certain ophthalmic irrigation solutions. The purpose of this study is to investigate whether this precipitation reduces ICG staining of the anterior lens capsule...
  61. doi request reprint Deleterious effects of swimming pool chlorine on the corneal epithelium
    Misaki Ishioka
    Ryogoku Eye Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    Cornea 27:40-3. 2008
    ..To study the effect of rinsing with tap and pool water on the ocular surface epithelium...
  62. ncbi request reprint [BOOP-like pulmonary lesions preceding polyarteritis nodosa]
    Akira Kobayashi
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 96:2288-90. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Photoreceptor synaptic protein HRG4 (UNC119) interacts with ARL2 via a putative conserved domain
    Akira Kobayashi
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1638 N W 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    FEBS Lett 534:26-32. 2003
    ..Amino acid residues of PDEdelta involved in binding ARL2 and forming a hydrophobic pocket were shown to be highly conserved in HRG4, suggesting similarity in binding mechanism and function...
  64. ncbi request reprint Determination of parathyroid hormone levels in fine needle aspirates of ectopic parathyroid glands
    Shozo Yano
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1707-8. 2002
  65. pmc Functional analysis of basic transcription element binding protein by gene targeting technology
    Masanobu Morita
    Department of Biomolecular Science, Graduate School of Life Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8578, Japan
    Mol Cell Biol 23:2489-500. 2003
    ....
  66. pmc Structural insights into the similar modes of Nrf2 transcription factor recognition by the cytoplasmic repressor Keap1
    Balasundaram Padmanabhan
    Genomic Sciences Center, Yokohama Institute, RIKEN, 1 7 22 Suehiro cho, Tsurumi, Yokohama 230 0045, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 15:273-6. 2008
    ..Comparison of the present structure with the recently reported Keap1-DC complex structure suggests that the DLG and ETGE motifs of Neh2 in Nrf2 bind to Keap1 in a similar manner but with different binding potencies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Subcellular localization and cytoplasmic complex status of endogenous Keap1
    Yoriko Watai
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, Center for Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
    Genes Cells 12:1163-78. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that endogenous Keap1 remains mostly in the cytoplasm, and electrophiles promote nuclear accumulation of Nrf2 without altering the subcellular localization of Keap1...
  68. ncbi request reprint Radical surgery for advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the gallbladder: a report of three cases, including a 10-year survivor
    Akira Kobayashi
    First Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:350-3. 2007
    ..Lymph node metastasis, albeit a rare event, might be a poor prognostic factor in patients with this type of gallbladder carcinoma...
  69. ncbi request reprint Change in content of sugars and free amino acids in potato tubers under short-term storage at low temperature and the effect on acrylamide level after frying
    Akiko Ohara-Takada
    Department of Upland Agriculture, National Agricultural Research Center for Hokkaido Region, Memuro, Hokkaido 082 0071, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 69:1232-8. 2005
    ..These results suggest that the content of reducing sugars in potato tubers determined the degree of acrylamide formation in chips. The chip color, as evaluated by L* (lightness), was correlated well with the acrylamide content...
  70. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of highly homozygous diploid potato lines using the self-compatibility controlling Sli gene
    Chalermpol Phumichai
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Nada, Japan
    Genome 48:977-84. 2005
    ..However, none of the loci or chromosome sections was exclusively heterozygous in the advanced self-progeny. Thus, highly homozygous and seed-propagated diploid potatoes could be obtained by repeated selfing using the Sli gene...
  71. ncbi request reprint Dendritic cells, T-cell infiltration, and Grp94 expression in cholangiocellular carcinoma
    Satoshi Takagi
    First Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Nagano, Japan
    Hum Pathol 35:881-6. 2004
    ..Mature DCs may enhance CD8- and CD4-positive cell infiltration into cancers and improve prognosis in patients with CCC, due in part to abatement of lymph node metastasis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Selective induction of the tumor marker glutathione S-transferase P1 by proteasome inhibitors
    Hiroko Usami
    Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences, Nagoya University, Nagoya 464 8601, Japan
    J Biol Chem 280:25267-76. 2005
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary conserved N-terminal domain of Nrf2 is essential for the Keap1-mediated degradation of the protein by proteasome
    Yasutake Katoh
    Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, 1 1 1 Tennoudai, Tsukuba 305 8577, Japan
    Arch Biochem Biophys 433:342-50. 2005
    ..These results thus demonstrate that DLG motif plays essential roles in the Keap1-mediated proteasomal degradation of Nrf2 in the cytoplasm...