M Kaibori

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Affiliation: Kansai Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantion for primary biliary cirrhosis with autoimmune hemolytic anemia: a case report
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:3237-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Liver regeneration in donors evaluated by Tc-99m-GSA scintigraphy after living donor liver transplantation
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 53:850-5. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow cells enhance liver regeneration after massive hepatectomy in mice
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 59:1484-9. 2014
  4. doi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial of hemostasis with a bipolar sealer during hepatic transection for liver resection
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Surgery 154:1046-52. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel liver visualization and surgical simulation system
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1422-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Perioperative exercise for chronic liver injury patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Am J Surg 206:202-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Clinicopathological features of recurrence in patients after 10-year disease-free survival following curative hepatic resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573 1191, Japan
    World J Surg 37:820-8. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with non-B non-C hepatitis virus hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Am J Surg 204:300-7. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Stimulation of liver regeneration after hepatectomy in mice by injection of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells via the portal vein
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 44:1107-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial of preoperative whole-liver chemolipiodolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 57:1404-12. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantion for primary biliary cirrhosis with autoimmune hemolytic anemia: a case report
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:3237-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Liver regeneration in donors evaluated by Tc-99m-GSA scintigraphy after living donor liver transplantation
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 53:850-5. 2008
    ..Because donors with mild hepatic steatosis showed impaired liver regeneration at 1 year after partial hepatectomy, management of these donors requires more care...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow cells enhance liver regeneration after massive hepatectomy in mice
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 59:1484-9. 2014
    ..BMC therapy can improve hepatic function and increase the potential for liver regeneration in patients with serious liver damage. We investigated whether BMC therapy influenced liver regeneration after massive hepatectomy in mice...
  4. doi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial of hemostasis with a bipolar sealer during hepatic transection for liver resection
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Surgery 154:1046-52. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Novel liver visualization and surgical simulation system
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1422-8. 2013
    ..Our aims in this study were to segment the liver based on computed tomography volume data and to develop surgical plans for individual patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Perioperative exercise for chronic liver injury patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Am J Surg 206:202-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the outcomes of exercise therapy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who underwent hepatectomy...
  7. doi request reprint Clinicopathological features of recurrence in patients after 10-year disease-free survival following curative hepatic resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573 1191, Japan
    World J Surg 37:820-8. 2013
    ..The present study aimed to clarify the clinicopathologic features of long-term disease-fee survival after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic characteristics of patients with non-B non-C hepatitis virus hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Am J Surg 204:300-7. 2012
    ..A substantial population of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients is negative for markers of hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection (non-B non-C hepatitis virus [NBC])...
  9. doi request reprint Stimulation of liver regeneration after hepatectomy in mice by injection of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells via the portal vein
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 44:1107-9. 2012
    ..To investigate whether mouse bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BMC) stimulate liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy...
  10. doi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial of preoperative whole-liver chemolipiodolization for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 57:1404-12. 2012
    ..The present randomized controlled trial was performed to evaluate the influence of preoperative transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) on survival after the resection of HCC...
  11. doi request reprint Predictors and outcome of early recurrence after resection of hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 397:373-81. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate the risk factors for early recurrence in patients who had undergone curative resection of colorectal liver metastases (CRLM) and to evaluate the outcome after recurrence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and outcome of early recurrence after resection of small hepatocellular carcinomas
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Surg 198:39-45. 2009
    ..This study aimed to clarify risk factors for early recurrence and examine the subsequent outcome in patients undergoing potentially R0 resection of small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) (<or=2 cm in greatest dimension)...
  13. doi request reprint Timing of resection for synchronous liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3262-70. 2010
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  14. doi request reprint Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in the elderly
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 99:154-60. 2009
    ..We aimed to compare the results of hepatectomy for HCC in patients >/=70 years old with those for younger patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of TC-99M GSA liver scintigraphy for the assessment of recurrent hepatitis C after living-donor liver transplantation: a case report
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 40:2837-9. 2008
    ..Recurrence of hepatitis C after living-donor liver transplantation was investigated using technetium-99m-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid-galactosyl human serum albumin (Tc-99m-GSA) liver scintigraphy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of TC-99M GSA liver scintigraphy for the evaluation of liver regeneration in donors after living-donor liver transplantation
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 40:2457-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of steatosis on regeneration and function of the remnant liver by using technetium-99m-diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid-galactosyl human serum albumin scintigraphy...
  17. doi request reprint HA/GSA-Rmax ratio as a predictor of postoperative liver failure
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka, 573 1191, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2410-8. 2008
    ..This study investigated risk factors for postoperative liver failure after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma to detect markers that could identify candidates for hepatectomy...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for different patterns of recurrence after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Anticancer Res 27:2809-16. 2007
    ..Long-term survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy is unsatisfactory because of the high recurrence rate...
  19. ncbi request reprint A review of the prognostic factors in patients with recurrence after liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Am J Surg 193:431-7. 2007
    ..Liver transplantation achieves better results when hepatocellular carcinoma fits the Milan criteria. This study investigated predictors of recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma exceeding the Milan criteria...
  20. ncbi request reprint Influence of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization on the prognosis after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with severe liver dysfunction
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:3685-92. 2006
    ..The effect of preoperative TACE on the prognosis of HCC after hepatectomy in 243 patients with liver dysfunction was evaluated...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of microvascular invasion before hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 102:462-8. 2010
    ..Microvascular invasion (MVI) is difficult to detect before resection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  22. doi request reprint Evaluation of metabolic factors on the prognosis of patients undergoing resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:536-43. 2011
    ..The effects of metabolic factors were investigated on the prognosis of patients undergoing resection of HCC...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of fresh frozen plasma on hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Anticancer Res 28:1749-55. 2008
    ..Little is known about the effect of transfusing fresh frozen plasma on the outcome after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for early death due to recurrence after resection of large hepatocellular carcinomas
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:2151-6. 2008
    ..The risk factors for early death due to recurrence after resection of large tumors have not been clearly elucidated...
  25. doi request reprint Postoperative infectious and non-infectious complications after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:1747-56. 2011
    ..This study investigated risk factors for morbidity after resection of HCC that were related to perioperative management and operative techniques...
  26. doi request reprint Usefulness of Tc-99m-GSA scintigraphy for liver surgery
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 25:593-602. 2011
    ..This review discusses the usefulness of (99m)Tc-GSA scintigraphy for liver surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Intraoperative indocyanine green fluorescent imaging for prevention of bile leakage after hepatic resection
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Surgery 150:91-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the present randomized clinical trial was to evaluate the application of indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescent cholangiography for preventing postoperative bile leakage...
  28. ncbi request reprint Safety of hepatectomy for living donors as evaluated using asialoscintigraphy
    A H Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:2239-42. 2004
    ..We concluded that GSA-RL is useful to select the procedure for hepatectomy in living donors and that GSA-RL should be >0.15 (mg/min/50 kg body weight) to avoid postoperative hepatic failure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Functional hepatic regeneration following hepatectomy using galactosyl-human serum albumin liver scintigraphy
    A H Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:2257-60. 2004
    ..We conclude that measurement of functional hepatic volume using the GSA-LV is useful to evaluate hepatic function based on hepatocyte volume...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of pirfenidone on endotoxin-induced liver injury after partial hepatectomy in rats
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1975-6. 2004
    ..Pirfenidone (PFD), a new experimental antifibrotic agent, was used to ameliorate on endotoxin-induced liver injury following partial hepatectomy...
  31. ncbi request reprint An enhancement of nitric oxide production regulates energy metabolism in rat hepatocytes after a partial hepatectomy
    W Tu
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Hepatol 30:944-50. 1999
    ..We hypothesized that an enhancement of nitric oxide production after the resection was implicated in a change in liver energy metabolism, thus resulting in liver dysfunction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressant FK506 inhibits inducible nitric oxide synthase gene expression at a step of NF-kappaB activation in rat hepatocytes
    M Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Hepatol 30:1138-45. 1999
    ..Studies were performed to determine whether the immunosuppressants FK506 and cyclosporin A directly influence gene expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase by interleukin 1beta in hepatocytes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hypoxia and heat inhibit inducible nitric oxide synthase gene expression by different mechanisms in rat hepatocytes
    T Inoue
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatology 32:1037-44. 2000
    ..Reduction of nitric oxide production under hypoxic conditions may be implicated in the cellular damage or protection during hepatic ischemia/reperfusion...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of pirfenidone on induction of chemokines in rat hepatocytes
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1980-4. 2004
    ..Studies were performed to determine whether PFD influences the production of CINC and MIP-2 stimulated by interleukin (IL)-1beta in a primary culture model of rat hepatocytes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pirfenidone protects endotoxin-induced liver injury after hepatic ischemia in rats
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1973-4. 2004
    ..Pirfenidone (PFD), an experimental antifibrotic agent, was investigated for its effects on endotoxin-induced liver injury after hepatic ischemia-reperfusion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vicinal dithiol-binding agent, phenylarsine oxide, inhibits inducible nitric-oxide synthase gene expression at a step of nuclear factor-kappaB DNA binding in hepatocytes
    M Oda
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    J Biol Chem 275:4369-73. 2000
    ..These results indicate that PAO inhibits iNOS gene expression at a step of NF-kappaB binding to DNA by modifying its vicinal dithiol moiety, which may play a crucial role for the iNOS regulation in hepatocytes...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of hepatocyte growth factor on induction of cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant in rat hepatocytes
    M Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1977-9. 2004
    ..Studies were performed to examine whether HGF influences the induction of CINC in hepatocytes...
  38. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin suppresses apoptosis and protects mice from endotoxic shock
    A H Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:2432-5. 2004
    ..The fraction of apoptotic-positive cells in these plasma Fn-treated mice was significantly lower than in the control group. These results support the protective treatment of endotoxin-induced liver injury by plasma Fn...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ex vivo liver perfusion with arterial blood from a pig with ischemic liver failure
    N Nakamura
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Artif Organs 23:153-60. 1999
    ..Further studies may provide the experimental basis necessary for the clinical application of this device in treatment of patients with acute liver failure...
  40. doi request reprint Active hexose correlated compound inhibits the expression of proinflammatory biomarker iNOS in hepatocytes
    K Matsui
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Eur Surg Res 47:274-83. 2011
    ..The possibility that AHCC might inhibit iNOS induction was investigated as a potential liver-protective effect...
  41. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin protects endotoxin-induced liver injury after partial hepatectomy in rats
    A H Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1985-7. 2004
    ..These results indicate that Fn prevents endotoxin-induced liver injury after partial hepatectomy, at least in part through inhibiting the production of inflammatory cytokines, and the necrosis apoptosis in the remaining liver...
  42. doi request reprint Change in donor quality of life after living donor liver transplantation surgery: a single-institution experience
    M Ishizaki
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 44:344-6. 2012
    ..Changes in quality of life (QOL) of donors after living donor liver transplantation surgery were studied using Short Form 36 (SF-36) to evaluate physical health and the Profile of Mood States (POMS) to evaluate mood...
  43. ncbi request reprint FK506, but not cyclosporin A, prevents mitochondrial dysfunction during hypoxia in rat hepatocytes
    M Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Life Sci 69:17-26. 2001
    ..These results indicate that FK506 protects the hypoxia injury in part by preventing the mitochondrial dysfunction in concert with the enhancement of heat shock response in hepatocytes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Induction of inducible nitric oxide synthase in hepatocytes isolated from rats with ischemia-reperfusion injury
    H Yanagida
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1962-4. 2004
    ..Under inflammatory conditions, we compared the induction of iNOS in hepatocytes isolated from normal and I/R-treated rats...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of exogenously administered HGF activator in liver regeneration
    M Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 35:439-40. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and choledocholithotomy in patients with a previous gastrectomy
    A H Kwon
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 193:614-9. 2001
    ..We conclude that in our study patients, a previous gastrectomy is considered an indication for LC and laparoscopic choledochotomy...
  47. ncbi request reprint Prevention of pleural effusion following hepatectomy using argon beam coagulation
    A H Kwon
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono, Moriguchi, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Br J Surg 90:302-5. 2003
    ..Postoperative pleural effusion occurs frequently after hepatectomy. The value of the argon beam coagulator (ABC) for the prevention of pleural effusion after hepatectomy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma was studied...
  48. ncbi request reprint A case of suspected severe pulmonary embolism in a living-related liver transplantation donor
    Mayu Wakeno-Takahashi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi City, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    J Clin Anesth 17:218-20. 2005
    ..Fortunately, the patient was successfully treated with urokinase and heparin infusion followed by warfarin administration...
  49. ncbi request reprint Administration of rhHGF-activator via portal vein stimulates the regeneration of cirrhotic liver after partial hepatectomy in rats
    Hidesuke Yanagida
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Res 130:38-44. 2006
    ..Studies were performed to examine whether the exogenous administration of recombinant human (rh) HGF-activator converts proHGF to biologically active (mature) HGF, inducing an enhancement of liver regeneration in cirrhosis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy in patients with renal dysfunction
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, 570 8507, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    World J Surg 29:375-81. 2005
    ..0401 and p = 0.0031, respectively). Renal dysfunction did not affect the overall prognosis after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma, but it worsened the prognosis of patients with small solitary lesions...
  51. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation in a recipient with anti-Fy(a) and Jk(a) antibodies
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:610-2. 2005
    ..The increase of anti-Fy(a) titer may be due to a secondary immune response to the donor's Fy(a) antigen on RBCs remaining in the graft...
  52. ncbi request reprint Preoperative chemolipiodolization of the whole liver for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Anticancer Res 24:1929-33. 2004
    ..Preoperative transarterial chemoembolization is not routinely recommended before hepatectomy for resectable hepatocellular carcinoma. This study evaluated the effect of preoperative whole-liver chemolipiodolization...
  53. ncbi request reprint Positive status of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin: important prognostic factor for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, 570 8507 Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    World J Surg 28:702-7. 2004
    ..3% vs. 9.7%, 9.7%, or 5.0%: p = 0.0115). These results indicate that the tumor markers AFP and DCP are significant prognostic factors for recurrent HCC, and their monitoring is essential for improving the prognosis after recurrence...
  54. ncbi request reprint Recurrent hepatitis C after living donor liver transplantation detected by Tc-99m GSA liver scintigraphy
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 51:2013-7. 2006
    ..Tc-99m-GSA liver scintigraphy is a useful noninvasive method for evaluating graft functional reserve...
  55. ncbi request reprint Preoperative regional maximal removal rate of technetium-99m-galactosyl human serum albumin (GSA-Rmax) is useful for judging the safety of hepatic resection
    A Hon Kwon
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Surgery 140:379-86. 2006
    ..We evaluated the maximal removal rate of technetium-99m-galactosyl-human serum albumin (GSA-Rmax) in the remnant...
  56. ncbi request reprint Refractoriness to platelet transfusion following partial hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: report of two cases
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:832-6. 2003
    ..This is especially true in cases of decreased platelet counts due to preceding liver cirrhosis and when the prediction for postoperative platelet transfusions is necessary...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in severely cirrhotic livers
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:491-6. 2003
    ..This study examined our results of hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with different degrees of impaired liver function...
  58. ncbi request reprint Postoperative outcomes in patients with hepatocellular carcinomas resected with exposure of the tumor surface: clinical role of the no-margin resection
    Yoichi Matsui
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 2 3 1 Shinmachi, Hirakata, Osaka 573 1191, Japan
    Arch Surg 142:596-602; discussion 603. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that no-margin resections for hepatocellular carcinoma do not negatively affect patient outcomes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Chronic inflammation associated with hepatitis C virus infection perturbs hepatic transforming growth factor beta signaling, promoting cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma
    Koichi Matsuzaki
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatology 46:48-57. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Comparison of limited and anatomic hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma with hepatitis C
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Surgery 139:385-94. 2006
    ..In patients with hepatitis C virus infection and hepatocellular carcinoma, the optimum extent of operative resection, i.e., limited versus anatomic, remains controversial...
  61. ncbi request reprint Improved prognosis of postoperative hepatocellular carcinoma patients when treated with functional foods: a prospective cohort study
    Yoichi Matsui
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    J Hepatol 37:78-86. 2002
    ..However, the effects of AHCC in a clinical setting have not been reported. We seek to determine whether AHCC can improve the prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients following surgical treatment...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cutaneous and colonic metastases after resection of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1114-7. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of 214 liver resections using microwave tissue coagulation
    Sohei Satoi
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1180-5. 2005
    ..Herein, we report the clinical outcome of 214 patients with HCC who underwent non-anatomical liver resection using MTC in accordance with the tumor size...
  64. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic islet preservation at temperatures just above the freezing point
    A H Kwon
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 35:480-2. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint [Delayed hepatic resection for synchronous liver metastases from colorectal cancer]
    Masaki Kaibori
    Dept of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 37:1497-501. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare the surgical outcome and long-term survival between simultaneous and delayed resection of liver metastases from colorectal cancer (LM)...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impairment of activation of hepatocyte growth factor precursor into its mature form in rats with liver cirrhosis
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, 570 8506, Japan
    J Surg Res 106:108-14. 2002
    ..Studies were performed to clarify the molecular form of HGF in the liver of rats with fibrosis/cirrhosis before and after liver resection...
  67. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor 1 prevents liver injury through the inhibition of TNF-alpha and iNOS induction in D-galactosamine and LPS-treated rats
    Takeshi Hijikawa
    The Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Shock 29:740-7. 2008
    ..Insulin-like growth factor 1 may inhibit the induction of proinflammatory cytokines and iNOS through an nuclear factor-kappa B-independent pathway and have a novel therapeutic potential in the prevention of liver injury...
  68. ncbi request reprint Pirfenidone prevents endotoxin-induced liver injury after partial hepatectomy in rats
    Hideto Tsuchiya
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    J Hepatol 40:94-101. 2004
    ..Studies were performed to investigate whether PFD influences the survival rate of animals with endotoxin-induced liver injury after partial hepatectomy, and the mechanisms involved...
  69. ncbi request reprint [Hepatic resection after neoadjuvant therapy for initially unresectable colorectal liver metastases]
    Masaki Kaibori
    Dept of Surgery, Hirakata Hospital, Kansai Medical University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 36:2579-82. 2009
    ..The present study was performed to compare the short and longterm results between patients who underwent liver resection following NAC for IUCLM and those with multiple bilobar metastases for initially resectable liver metastases...
  70. ncbi request reprint Natural antisense transcript stabilizes inducible nitric oxide synthase messenger RNA in rat hepatocytes
    Kosuke Matsui
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatology 47:686-97. 2008
    ..Interaction assays further revealed that the iNOS AS transcript interacted with HuR, which interacted with hnRNP L, suggesting that iNOS mRNA, the AS transcript, and the RNA-binding proteins may mutually interact...
  71. ncbi request reprint Primary sclerosing cholangitis with elevated serum IgG4 levels and/or infiltration of abundant IgG4-positive plasma cells
    Masanori Koyabu
    The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 45:122-9. 2010
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Exogenously administered HGF activator augments liver regeneration through the production of biologically active HGF
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumisonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 290:475-81. 2002
    ..These results indicate that exogenously administered HGF-activator produces a biologically active HGF from its precursor form and increases the potential for liver regeneration in vivo...
  73. ncbi request reprint Hepatic ischemia/reperfusion upregulates the susceptibility of hepatocytes to confer the induction of inducible nitric oxide synthase gene expression
    Hidesuke Yanagida
    The Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    Shock 26:162-8. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that I/R may augment hepatocyte susceptibility for the induction of iNOS gene expression through the enhancement of IL-1R1...
  74. ncbi request reprint Increased nitric oxide production in hepatocytes is involved in liver dysfunction following obstructive jaundice
    Wei Tu
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, 570 8506, Japan
    J Surg Res 106:31-6. 2002
    ..Studies were performed to examine whether obstructive jaundice influences the production of nitric oxide in hepatocytes and alters hepatic energy metabolism...
  75. ncbi request reprint Free radical scavenger (edaravone) prevents endotoxin-induced liver injury after partial hepatectomy in rats
    Katsushige Tsuji
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    J Hepatol 42:94-101. 2005
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  76. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor stimulates the induction of cytokine-induced neutrophil chemoattractant through the activation of NF-kappaB in rat hepatocytes
    Masaki Kaibori
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Res 130:88-93. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that HGF may stimulate the expression of such chemokines, which contributes to mitogenic action in liver regeneration...
  77. ncbi request reprint Effect of thiol-containing molecule cysteamine on the induction of inducible nitric oxide synthase in hepatocytes
    Takashi Ozaki
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:366-71; discussion 371-2. 2007
    ..Accumulated evidence indicates that NO is an important factor associated with hepatic dysfunction. We examined whether cysteamine influences the induction of iNOS in hepatocytes...
  78. ncbi request reprint Effect of active hexose correlated compound on the production of nitric oxide in hepatocytes
    Kosuke Matsui
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 31:373-80; discussion 380-1. 2007
    ..In this study, the possibility of AHCC regulation of NO production by iNOS was pursued as a potential liver-protecting mechanism...
  79. doi request reprint Dexamethasone inhibits the induction of iNOS gene expression through destabilization of its mRNA in proinflammatory cytokine-stimulated hepatocytes
    Takashi Ozaki
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Shock 33:64-9. 2010
    ..Dexamethasone may inhibit the induction of iNOS gene expression at the step of mRNA stabilization rather than promoter activation and may provide useful therapeutic effects in iNOS induction involved in liver injuries...
  80. ncbi request reprint Pitavastatin up-regulates the induction of iNOS through enhanced stabilization of its mRNA in pro-inflammatory cytokine-stimulated hepatocytes
    Kozo Habara
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    Nitric Oxide 18:19-27. 2008
    ..This implies that statins may contribute to a novel potentiated treatment in liver injuries including cirrhosis...
  81. ncbi request reprint Pirfenidone inhibits the induction of iNOS stimulated by interleukin-1beta at a step of NF-kappaB DNA binding in hepatocytes
    Hideki Nakanishi
    The First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    J Hepatol 41:730-6. 2004
    ..However, the mechanisms involved in suppression of these gene inductions are obscure. Studies were performed to investigate whether pirfenidone directly influences iNOS induction in hepatocytes...
  82. ncbi request reprint Enhanced production of interleukin 6 in peripheral blood monocytes stimulated with mucins secreted into the bloodstream
    Norio Yokoigawa
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6127-32. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate by what mechanism, other than production from tumor cell, the serum level of IL-6 is elevated in the tumor-bearing state...
  83. ncbi request reprint Cycloprodigiosin up-regulates inducible nitric oxide synthase gene expression in hepatocytes stimulated by interleukin-1beta
    Shigeru Teshima
    The First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    Nitric Oxide 11:9-16. 2004
    ..By regulating the expression of NF-kappaB-dependent genes, such as iNOS, cycloprodigiosin administration may increase NO production during hepatic injury...
  84. ncbi request reprint Edaravone prevents iNOS expression by inhibiting its promoter transactivation and mRNA stability in cytokine-stimulated hepatocytes
    Hideyuki Yoshida
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    Nitric Oxide 18:105-12. 2008
    ..Edaravone may inhibit the induction of iNOS gene expression at steps of promoter transactivation and mRNA stabilization in cytokine-stimulated hepatocytes...
  85. ncbi request reprint Overproduction of PGE2 in peripheral blood monocytes of gastrointestinal cancer patients with mucins in their bloodstream
    Norio Yokoigawa
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8507, Japan
    Cancer Lett 245:149-55. 2007
    ..These results suggest that peripheral blood monocytes in epithelial cancer patients may be continuously stimulated by mucins in the bloodstream through the scavenger receptor, resulting in overproduction of PGE2...
  86. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor inhibits insulin-stimulated glycogen synthesis in primary cultured hepatocytes
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    J Hepatol 38:407-13. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the metabolic effects of HGF in the liver. Studies were performed to examine whether HGF influences carbohydrate metabolism, which is drastically changed in the early course of the regeneration...
  87. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of neutrophil elastase inhibitor (FR136706) in lethal acute liver failure induced by D-galactosamine and lipopolysaccharide in rats
    Yoichiro Uchida
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Res 145:57-65. 2008
    ..This study was designed to investigate whether NE inhibitor has protective effect in lethal acute liver failure...
  88. ncbi request reprint Up-regulation of IL-1 receptor through PI3K/Akt is essential for the induction of iNOS gene expression in hepatocytes
    Shigeru Teshima
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka 570 8506, Japan
    J Hepatol 40:616-23. 2004
    ..However, recent evidence indicates that the activation of NF-kappaB is not sufficient to induce the NF-kappaB-dependent transcription, and the existence of a second signaling is postulated...
  89. ncbi request reprint Na+/H+ exchanger inhibitor, FR183998, has protective effect in lethal acute liver failure and prevents iNOS induction in rats
    Hironori Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Hepatol 48:289-99. 2008
    ..In vivo and in vitro studies were designed to investigate whether NHE inhibitor has a protective effect in lethal acute liver failure, and if so, what are the mechanisms involved...
  90. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic sarcomatoid cholangiocarcinoma
    Masaki Kaibori
    First Department of Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, Moriguchi 570 8507, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 38:1097-101. 2003
    ..The patient had an uneventful postoperative course. However, she died 3 months after surgery from dissemination of the carcinoma. The literature on this rare disease is reviewed and discussed...