Chisato Tomoda

Summary

Affiliation: Kuma Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Favorable surgical results in 433 elderly patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Takashi Uruno
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 29:1497-501; discussion 1502-3. 2005
  2. ncbi Transcutaneous iodine absorption in adult patients with thyroid cancer disinfected with povidone-iodine at operation
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 15:600-3. 2005
  3. ncbi Transient vocal cord paralysis after fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid tumor
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 16:697-9. 2006
  4. doi Subclinical hypothyroidism following hemithyroidectomy: a simple risk-scoring system using age and preoperative thyrotropin level
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:68-71. 2011
  5. ncbi Parapharyngeal metastasis from papillary thyroid carcinoma: a case diagnosed by thyroglobulin measurement in peroral fine-needle aspiration of a cystic metastatic lymph node
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Laryngol Otol 119:155-7. 2005
  6. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve stimulation test for predicting vocal cord palsy after thyroid surgery
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 30:1230-3. 2006
  7. ncbi Cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: clue to early detection of familial adenomatous polyposis-associated colon cancer
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 535 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, 650 0011 Kobe, Japan
    World J Surg 28:886-9. 2004
  8. doi Significance of prophylactic modified radical neck dissection for patients with low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma measuring 1.1-3.0 cm: first report of a trial at Kuma Hospital
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 41:1486-91. 2011
  9. doi Excellent prognosis of patients with solitary T1N0M0 papillary thyroid carcinoma who underwent thyroidectomy and elective lymph node dissection without radioiodine therapy
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 34:1285-90. 2010
  10. doi Alternative surgical strategies and favorable outcomes in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma in Japan: experience of a single institution
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 33:58-66. 2009

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Publications67

  1. ncbi Favorable surgical results in 433 elderly patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Takashi Uruno
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 29:1497-501; discussion 1502-3. 2005
    ..Thus surgery is recommended for these patients, if their general status is judged able to tolerate the stress of anesthesia and surgery...
  2. ncbi Transcutaneous iodine absorption in adult patients with thyroid cancer disinfected with povidone-iodine at operation
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 15:600-3. 2005
    ..In conclusion, a large amount of povidone-iodine was absorbed through healthy skin even in adults. This may possibly interfere with scintigraphy or radioactive iodine treatment, or cause thyroid disinfection in susceptible patients...
  3. ncbi Transient vocal cord paralysis after fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid tumor
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 16:697-9. 2006
    ..Infection and seeding of carcinoma cells in the needle track has also been reported in a rare case. Here we describe patients diagnosed as having transient vocal cord paralysis after FNAB of benign thyroid tumor...
  4. doi Subclinical hypothyroidism following hemithyroidectomy: a simple risk-scoring system using age and preoperative thyrotropin level
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:68-71. 2011
    ..The incidences of hypothyroidism were 3, 20, 39, and 70% according to the risk scores of 0, 1, 2 and 3, respectively. Potential risk of postoperative hypothyroidism should be discussed with patients before surgery...
  5. ncbi Parapharyngeal metastasis from papillary thyroid carcinoma: a case diagnosed by thyroglobulin measurement in peroral fine-needle aspiration of a cystic metastatic lymph node
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Laryngol Otol 119:155-7. 2005
    ..In this case, the diagnosis of a parapharyngeal mass was made pre-operatively by thyroglobulin measurement in peroral fine-needle aspiration with negative cytology...
  6. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve stimulation test for predicting vocal cord palsy after thyroid surgery
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 30:1230-3. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Cribriform-morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: clue to early detection of familial adenomatous polyposis-associated colon cancer
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 535 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, 650 0011 Kobe, Japan
    World J Surg 28:886-9. 2004
    ..The histopathology of CMV in patients with PTC should arouse a suspicion of FAP, especially if there are multiple tumors. This finding can lead to early detection of colon cancer...
  8. doi Significance of prophylactic modified radical neck dissection for patients with low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma measuring 1.1-3.0 cm: first report of a trial at Kuma Hospital
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 41:1486-91. 2011
    ..In this study, we investigated the indications for prophylactic MND for PTC patients with tumor measuring 1.1-3.0 cm without significant extrathyroid extension or distant metastasis...
  9. doi Excellent prognosis of patients with solitary T1N0M0 papillary thyroid carcinoma who underwent thyroidectomy and elective lymph node dissection without radioiodine therapy
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 34:1285-90. 2010
    ....
  10. doi Alternative surgical strategies and favorable outcomes in patients with medullary thyroid carcinoma in Japan: experience of a single institution
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 33:58-66. 2009
    ..We investigated the clinical outcomes of MTC patients in our department...
  11. ncbi Prognostic significance of extrathyroid extension of papillary thyroid carcinoma: massive but not minimal extension affects the relapse-free survival
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 30:780-6. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the prognostic significance of each of the two types of extension...
  12. doi Investigation of the validity of UICC stage grouping of anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe City, Japan
    Asian J Surg 32:47-50. 2009
    ..Anaplastic thyroid carcinoma arises from differentiated carcinoma and has a very aggressive character. In this study, we investigated the prognosis of patients with anaplastic carcinoma based on UICC stage...
  13. ncbi Telomerase activity in thyroid neoplasms evaluated by the expression of human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT)
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Anticancer Res 25:509-14. 2005
    ..In this study, we studied teromerase activity in thyroid tumors using this antibody...
  14. doi An observational trial for papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in Japanese patients
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    World J Surg 34:28-35. 2010
    ..In the present study we report comparison of the outcomes of 340 patients with PMC who underwent observation and the prognosis of 1,055 patients who underwent immediate surgery without observation...
  15. ncbi Clinical significance of lymph node metastasis of thyroid papillary carcinoma located in one lobe
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 30:1821-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the clinical significance of node metastasis focusing on metastasis in the central compartment for patients with papillary carcinoma located in one lobe...
  16. ncbi Ultrasonography as a method of screening for tracheal invasion by papillary thyroid cancer
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 35:819-22. 2005
    ..To assess the reliability of ultrasonography (US) for detecting tracheal invasion by papillary thyroid cancer (PTC)...
  17. ncbi Prognosis and prognostic factors of patients with papillary carcinoma showing distant metastasis at surgery (M1 patients) in Japan
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe City, Japan
    Endocr J 57:523-31. 2010
    ..Locally curative surgery, RAI therapy, and TSH suppression therapy are actively recommended for M1 patients when conditions permit...
  18. doi Prognostic impact of serum thyroglobulin doubling-time under thyrotropin suppression in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma who underwent total thyroidectomy
    Akira Miyauchi
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 21:707-16. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi S100A4 expression is an early event of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Oncology 67:397-402. 2004
    ..S100A4 is a calcium-binding protein related to the metastatic potential of carcinoma. In order to elucidate its contribution to the progression of thyroid carcinoma, we investigated S100A4 expression in various thyroid neoplasms...
  20. ncbi Polo-like kinase 1 expression in medullary carcinoma of the thyroid: its relationship with clinicopathological features
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, and Department of Pathology, Wakayama Medical University, Japan
    Pathobiology 72:186-90. 2005
    ..However, its protein expression in human carcinoma has not been studied in depth. In this study, we investigated PLK1 expression in medullary thyroid carcinoma by means of immunohistochemistry...
  21. ncbi Prognosis of patients with papillary carcinoma showing anaplastic transformation in regional lymph nodes that were curatively resected
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, Japan
    Endocr J 55:985-9. 2008
    ..It is therefore suggested that long-term survival can be expected for patients with differentiated carcinoma showing anaplastic transformation in the lymph node if the lesions can be curatively resected...
  22. ncbi Minimal extrathyroid extension does not affect the relapse-free survival of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma measuring 4 cm or less over the age of 45 years
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 36:12-8. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated whether this upgrading is appropriate for papillary thyroid carcinoma...
  23. ncbi Delta Np73 expression in thyroid neoplasms originating from follicular cells
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Pathology 38:205-9. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the expression of delta Np73 in human thyroid neoplasms originating from follicular cells...
  24. doi Biological behavior and prognosis of familial papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe City, Japan
    Surgery 145:100-5. 2009
    ..In this study, we investigated the prevalence of familial papillary carcinoma and its biological behavior...
  25. ncbi Lateral mobilization of the recurrent laryngeal nerve to facilitate tracheal surgery in patients with thyroid cancer invading the trachea near Berry's ligament
    Akira Miyauchi
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 31:2081-4. 2007
    ..Regardless of whether the nerve is preserved or is resected and reconstructed, the presence of the nerve interferes with tracheal resection and repair. We proposed a new technique to solve this problem...
  26. ncbi Ill-defined edge on ultrasonographic examination can be a marker of aggressive characteristic of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 29:1007-11; discussion 1011-2. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that an ill-defined tumor edge is an important US feature of biologically aggressive PMC. We should carefully follow such patients, regardless of the therapeutic strategy, observation, or surgical treatment chosen...
  27. doi Role of ultrasonography in patients with cytologically follicular thyroid tumor
    Minoru Kihara
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 38:508-11. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the role of ultrasonography (US) in the management of thyroid nodules when the cytology is indeterminate as follicular tumor on fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB)...
  28. ncbi Caveolin-1 and 14-3-3 sigma expression in follicular variant of thyroid papillary carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Pathol Res Pract 201:545-9. 2005
    ..0001). These findings suggest that caveolin-1 and 14-3-3 sigma positively or negatively regulate the development of FVPC but not that of FC, reflecting the difference of biological characteristics of these two types of carcinoma...
  29. ncbi S100A9 expression is significantly linked to dedifferentiation of thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Pathol Res Pract 201:551-6. 2005
    ..2%), and greater than 25% in six (31.6%) cases. It is therefore suggested that S100A4 protein plays an important role in thyroid carcinoma dedifferentiation, and can be considered a novel characteristic of undifferentiated carcinoma...
  30. ncbi Usefulness of thyroglobulin measurement in fine-needle aspiration biopsy specimens for diagnosing cervical lymph node metastasis in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Takashi Uruno
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 29:483-5. 2005
    ..Thyroglobulin measurement in fine-needle aspiration biopsy wash-out is thus a useful technique for diagnosing lymph node metastasis of papillary thyroid cancer...
  31. ncbi Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid: how should it be treated?
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, 650 0011 Kobe City, Japan
    World J Surg 28:1115-21. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi HBME-1 expression in follicular tumor of the thyroid: an investigation of whether it can be used as a marker to diagnose follicular carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Anticancer Res 25:179-82. 2005
    ..HBME-1 has been recognized as a useful marker for diagnosing thyroid carcinoma. In this study, we investigated whether it has a diagnostic value for discriminating follicular carcinoma from adenoma...
  33. ncbi Ultrasonographically and anatomopathologically detectable node metastases in the lateral compartment as indicators of worse relapse-free survival in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    World J Surg 29:917-20. 2005
    ..1-2.0 cm. These findings suggest that US-detectable lateral metastasis predicts a worse RFS for patients regardless of tumor size, and AP-detectable metastasis affects the RFS of patients with tumors >2 cm...
  34. doi Local prognosis of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma who were intra-operatively diagnosed as having minimal invasion of the trachea: a 17-year experience in a single institute
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, Japan
    Asian J Surg 32:102-8. 2009
    ..In this study, we investigated the local prognosis of patients who were intra-operatively diagnosed as having minimal tracheal invasion...
  35. doi Establishment of an intraoperative staging system (iStage) by improving UICC TNM classification system for papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 34:2570-80. 2010
    ..In this study, we established a new staging system (iStage) based on not only preoperative but also intraoperative findings...
  36. ncbi Prognosis of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma having clinically apparent metastasis to the lateral compartment
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Endocr J 56:759-66. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi Expression of p8 protein in medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Anticancer Res 25:3419-23. 2005
    ..The p8 protein is involved in various cells under cellular stress, such as apoptotic stimuli. In this study, p8 protein expression was investigated in human medullary thyroid carcinoma. in order to elucidate its physiological significance...
  38. doi Improvement in phonation after reconstruction of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in patients with thyroid cancer invading the nerve
    Akira Miyauchi
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Surgery 146:1056-62. 2009
    ..We report vocal improvement after reconstruction of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) in patients with nerve resection, although vocal cord movement was not restored. These methods are not widely recognized...
  39. ncbi Optimal surgical procedure for locally curative surgery in patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: importance of preoperative ultrasonography
    Takuya Higashiyama
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 57:763-9. 2010
    ....
  40. ncbi Expression of Jun activation domain-binding protein 1 and p27 (Kip1) in thyroid medullary carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Pathology 37:216-9. 2005
    ..In this study, we investigated the expression of these proteins in medullary thyroid carcinoma...
  41. doi Tumor thrombus of thyroid malignancies in veins: importance of detection by ultrasonography
    Kaoru Kobayashi
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 21:527-31. 2011
    ..Our study was performed to determine whether ultrasonography is an effective preoperative modality to detect tumor thrombi of thyroid malignancies and whether tumor thrombi are associated with pulmonary metastases...
  42. ncbi Clinical significance of extrathyroid extension to the parathyroid gland of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe City, Japan
    Endocr J 56:251-5. 2009
    ..Since minimal extension did not affect patient prognosis in our series, it is suggested that extension to the parathyroid gland has little clinical significance in PTC...
  43. ncbi Preoperative ultrasonographic examination for lymph node metastasis: usefulness when designing lymph node dissection for papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, 650 0011 Kobe, Japan
    World J Surg 28:498-501. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi Reevaluation of stringent low iodine diet in outpatient preparation for radioiodine examination and therapy
    Chisato Tomoda
    Kuma Hospital, Shimoyamate dori, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 52:237-40. 2005
    ..Our self-managed, outpatient LID successfully induced iodine deficiency, and two-week LID may be recommended for preparation in radioiodine study and therapy for thyroid cancer...
  45. ncbi Galectin-3 expression in follicular tumours: an immunohistochemical study of its use as a marker of follicular carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Pathology 37:296-8. 2005
    ..In this study, we investigated the relationship between galectin-3 expression and the degree of vascular or capsular invasion of follicular tumours...
  46. ncbi Needle tract implantation of papillary thyroid carcinoma after fine-needle aspiration biopsy
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 29:1544-9. 2005
    ..The incidence of implantation was low, and when it did occur, the tumors could be surgically removed without recurrence...
  47. ncbi Clinical significance of metastasis to the central compartment from papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 30:91-9. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi Decreased expression of p107 is correlated with anaplastic transformation in papillary carcinoma of the thyroid
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:3819-24. 2003
    ..However, our knowledge about the expression and physiological role of the third member of this family, p107, remains poor. We therefore investigated p107 expression in various thyroid neoplasms...
  49. ncbi Phosphorylation and inactivation of Tob contributes to the progression of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Cancer Lett 220:237-42. 2005
    ....
  50. ncbi Our experience of treatment of cribriform morular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma; difference in clinicopathological features of FAP-associated and sporadic patients
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 58:685-9. 2011
    ..FAP-associated CMV showed multiple tumors more frequently than sporadic CMV. Total thyroidectomy is recommended for FAP-associated CMV, but extensive lymph node dissection is not necessary...
  51. doi Laryngeal approach to the recurrent laryngeal nerve involved by thyroid cancer at the ligament of Berry
    Akira Miyauchi
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Surgery 152:57-60. 2012
    ..If the portion of RLN is resected, finding the peripheral RLN for reconstruction is difficult. Here we describe a laryngeal approach performed before dissecting the RLN to overcome these problems...
  52. ncbi Ultrasonographic features of intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma causing primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tomonori Yabuta
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Endocr J 58:989-94. 2011
    ..Since a hyperechoic line is characteristic of parathyroid adenoma, an intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma could be suspected by only non-invasive US...
  53. ncbi BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid carcinoma in a Japanese population: its lack of correlation with high-risk clinicopathological features and disease-free survival of patients
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 56:89-97. 2009
    ....
  54. ncbi Maspin expression is directly associated with biological aggressiveness of thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 14:13-8. 2004
    ..Further studies regarding the function of maspin in this carcinoma are required...
  55. ncbi Expression of cdc25B and cdc25A in medullary thyroid carcinoma: cdc25B expression level predicts a poor prognosis
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Cancer Lett 229:291-7. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that cdc25B can be regarded as having prognostic significance and as a novel marker of biologically aggressive characteristics in this carcinoma...
  56. ncbi S100A8 and S100A9 expression is a crucial factor for dedifferentiation in thyroid carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    Anticancer Res 29:4157-61. 2009
    ..S100A8 plays a role in various functions of myeloid cells by forming a heterocomplex with S100A9. S100A8 and S100A9 are also known to be overexpressed in certain species of carcinomas...
  57. ncbi Serum calcitonin levels with calcium loading tests before and after total thyroidectomy in patients with thyroid diseases other than medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Takumi Kudo
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 58:217-21. 2011
    ....
  58. doi Imaging studies in sixty patients with acute suppurative thyroiditis
    Hiroo Masuoka
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 21:1075-80. 2011
    ..There have been only a few reports describing imaging studies in AST. We reviewed our imaging studies in patients with AST to elucidate its features so as to facilitate its diagnosis and treatment...
  59. ncbi Stretching exercises to reduce symptoms of postoperative neck discomfort after thyroid surgery: prospective randomized study
    Yuuki Takamura
    Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 29:775-9. 2005
    ..6 +/- 2.3 tablets, mean +/- SD) than in the control group (3.1 +/- 3.8 tablets). The stretching exercise had effectively reduced postoperative neck symptoms and also reduced the use of analgesics after thyroid surgery...
  60. ncbi MEN1 gene analysis in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism: 10-year experience of a single institution for thyroid and parathyroid care in Japan
    Minoru Kihara
    Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 56:649-56. 2009
    ..Subject to this strategy, MEN1 index patients in Japan could be detected efficiently and selected for appropriate therapies for hyperparathyroidism and MEN1-related tumors...
  61. ncbi A prophylactic infusion of calcium solution reduces the risk of symptomatic hypocalcemia in patients after total thyroidectomy
    Takashi Uruno
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35 Shimoyamate dori Chuo ku, Kobe, 650 0011, Japan
    World J Surg 30:304-8. 2006
    ..Although intravenous infusion of calcium improves hypocalcemic symptoms, it is unknown whether prophylactic infusion prevents symptoms of postoperative hypocalcemia...
  62. ncbi Expression and cellular localization of p8 protein in thyroid neoplasms
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, 8 2 35, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe City 650 0011, Japan
    Cancer Lett 201:237-44. 2003
    ..p8 protein has mitogenic activity and is linked to the development of pancreatic carcinoma. However, little is known about the expression and physiological significance of this protein in other human carcinomas...
  63. ncbi Computed tomography scan under a trumpet maneuver to demonstrate piriform sinus fistulae in patients with acute suppurative thyroiditis
    Akira Miyauchi
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Thyroid 15:1409-13. 2005
  64. pmc Biological behavior of papillary carcinoma of the thyroid including squamous cell carcinoma components and prognosis of patients who underwent locally curative surgery
    Yasuhiro Ito
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Shimoyamate dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0011, Japan
    J Thyroid Res 2012:230283. 2012
    ..It is possible that some PTC-SCC patients without distant metastasis who undergo locally curative surgery can survive for a prolonged period and adjuvant therapies can be effective for local and distant recurrences...
  65. ncbi Preoperative administration of excess iodide increases thyroid volume of patients with Graves' disease
    Tomonori Yabuta
    Department of Surgery, Kuma Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Endocr J 56:371-5. 2009
    ..Surgeons should be careful when preoperatively iodide administering to patients with Graves' disease, especially when the goiter is large...
  66. ncbi CD10 expression is useful in the diagnosis of follicular carcinoma and follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Chisato Tomoda
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan
    Thyroid 13:291-5. 2003
    ..In conclusion, immunohistochemistry of CD10 in paraffin sections is valuable in the classification of thyroid follicular lesions into benign and malignant groups and in the diagnosis of follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma...
  67. ncbi Haplotype analysis reveals founder effects of thyroglobulin gene mutations C1058R and C1977S in Japan
    Akira Hishinuma
    Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Mibu, Tochigi 321 0293, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3100-4. 2006
    ..However, an increasing number of patients with Tg mutations, who are euthyroid to mildly hypothyroid, have been identified in Japan...