Akito Terai

Summary

Affiliation: Kurashiki Central Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Automatic switching and guidance system to facilitate unassisted uroflowmetry using commercial electronic devices
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Urology, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1154-5. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Application of siphon principle to fluid drainage in transurethral surgery
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1156-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prophylaxis in radical prostatectomy: 1-day versus 4-day treatments
    Akito Terai
    Kurashiki Central Hospital, Department of Urology, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1488-93. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of tubeless cutaneous ureterostomy by the Toyoda method
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:891-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the ureter
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 66:1109. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy using microwave tissue coagulator for small renal tumors: usefulness and complications
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Miwa 1 1 1, Kurashiki 710 8602, Japan
    Eur Urol 45:744-8. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 65:1152-6. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A simple kidney entrapment technique using a zipped plastic bag during retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 96:683-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced subtraction magnetic resonance imaging in diagnostics of testicular torsion
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Miwa, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 67:1278-82. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Salvage radiotherapy for biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 96:1009-13. 2005

Detail Information

Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Automatic switching and guidance system to facilitate unassisted uroflowmetry using commercial electronic devices
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Urology, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1154-5. 2006
    ..With the use of our system, men already acquainted with uroflowmetry could perform self-administered uroflowmetry any time in private. The system was considered useful for improving the quality of patient service...
  2. ncbi request reprint Application of siphon principle to fluid drainage in transurethral surgery
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1156-7. 2006
    ..This simple device has virtually eliminated fluid retention in the pouch and proved to be especially useful in transurethral prostatectomy, which requires a large amount of irrigation fluid...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic prophylaxis in radical prostatectomy: 1-day versus 4-day treatments
    Akito Terai
    Kurashiki Central Hospital, Department of Urology, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1488-93. 2006
    ..We retrospectively compared the occurrence of perioperative infections following radical prostatectomy between two different protocols of antibiotic prophylaxis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of tubeless cutaneous ureterostomy by the Toyoda method
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:891-5. 2006
    ..Cutaneous ureterostomy is the least invasive method of urinary diversion, but it carries a risk of stomal stenosis. We retrospectively examined the long-term outcome of tubeless cutaneous ureterostomy by the Toyoda method...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the ureter
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 66:1109. 2005
    ..Our patient was disease free 30 months after nephroureterectomy. The prognosis is favorable for pure lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma of the upper urinary tract...
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy using microwave tissue coagulator for small renal tumors: usefulness and complications
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Miwa 1 1 1, Kurashiki 710 8602, Japan
    Eur Urol 45:744-8. 2004
    ..We evaluated the usefulness and complications of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for small renal tumors using a microwave tissue coagulator without renal pedicle clamping...
  7. ncbi request reprint Use of acute normovolemic hemodilution in patients undergoing radical prostatectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 65:1152-6. 2005
    ..Preoperative autologous blood donation (PAD) is widely accepted as a means of reducing the need for allogeneic blood transfusion in radical prostatectomy. ANH is an alternative method for obtaining autologous blood...
  8. ncbi request reprint A simple kidney entrapment technique using a zipped plastic bag during retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 96:683-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced subtraction magnetic resonance imaging in diagnostics of testicular torsion
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Miwa, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 67:1278-82. 2006
    ..To retrospectively correlate the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) diagnosis with the surgical findings and/or clinical outcomes in patients presenting with an acute scrotum...
  10. ncbi request reprint Salvage radiotherapy for biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 96:1009-13. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcome of salvage radiotherapy (RT) for biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy (RP) at our institution...
  11. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic treatment of caliceal diverticular calculi: report of two cases and review of the literature
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Endourol 18:672-4. 2004
    ..The patients had no morbidity and remain stone and symptom free. They represent the 17th and 18th reported cases of this condition. We also review the clinical results in the literature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen doubling time among Japanese men in an annual health screening program
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Miwa 1 1 1, Kurashiki 710 8602, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:856-61. 2004
    ..With the use of PSA-DT, we studied the natural history of PSA changes among Japanese men in a health screening program...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of neurovascular bundle preservation during radical prostatectomy: long-term assessment of urinary and sexual function
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:660-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the longitudinal recovery of urinary and sexual function after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) using an intraoperative electrophysiological test to confirm the functional preservation of the neurovascular bundle (NVB)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after intensity modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer: comparison with conventional and conformal radiotherapy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Tohoku Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 1 1, Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:224-30. 2006
    ..We compared HRQOL after IMRT with that after conventional and after conformal radiation therapy (XRT)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Impact of hormonal therapy prior to radical prostatectomy on the recovery of quality of life
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 12:173-81. 2005
    ..We investigated the changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients who underwent prostatectomy (RP) with or without neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic potential in bladder cancer of a panel of tumor markers (calreticulin, gamma -synuclein, and catechol-o-methyltransferase) identified by proteomic analysis
    Hideaki Iwaki
    Department of Urology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:955-61. 2004
    ..Our study suggests that use of this panel of markers will improve the diagnosis of bladder cancer and may allow the development of a protein microarray assay or multi-channel enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 173:1139-42. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: 2 year longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:551-8. 2005
    ..We performed a 2 year longitudinal survey of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Natural history of voiding function after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryomachi, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 68:142-7. 2006
    ..To report results from a 2-year longitudinal survey of lower urinary tract function and quality of life (QOL) in men after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Interstitial laser coagulation for management of benign prostatic hyperplasia: long-term follow-up
    Naoki Terada
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:978-82. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint [A multi-center prospective study for antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent perioperative infections in urologic surgery]
    Shingo Yamamoto
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
    Hinyokika Kiyo 50:673-83. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Low incidence of ipsilateral adrenal involvement and recurrences in patients with renal cell carcinoma undergoing radical nephrectomy: a retrospective analysis of 393 patients
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Urology 62:40-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate, in a retrospective analysis of the outcome of 393 consecutive patients undergoing radical nephrectomy, the advantages and disadvantages of concomitant ipsilateral adrenalectomy with this operation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Impact of superficial bladder cancer and transurethral resection on general health-related quality of life: an SF-36 survey
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 65:290-4. 2005
    ..To assess the general health-related quality of life (GHQOL) of patients with superficial bladder cancer who underwent transurethral resection (TUR)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Recovery of health related quality of life after radical prostatectomy in japanese men: a longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:742-9. 2004
    ..We performed a longitudinal survey of health related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Assessment of a protocol for prophylactic antibiotics to prevent perioperative infection in urological surgery: a preliminary study
    Sojun Kanamaru
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:355-63. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the usability and efficacy of our new protocol of prophylactic antibiotic use to prevent perioperative infection in urological surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for subsequent development of bladder cancer after primary transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 65:279-83. 2005
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopy-assisted total nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 60:1010-5. 2002
    ..The reference standard of treatment for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma is standard total nephroureterectomy (STN) with excision of a bladder cuff...
  28. ncbi request reprint Recovery of quality of life in year after laparoscopic or retropubic radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 65:517-23. 2005
    ..To compare the general and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) with that after retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Abdominal wall metastasis after retroperitoneoscopic assisted total nephroureterectomy for renal pelvic cancer
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan
    J Urol 171:793. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Adverse effect of radical prostatectomy on nocturia and voiding frequency symptoms
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 66:147-51. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of retropubic radical prostatectomy (RP) on urinary incontinence and obstructive/irritative urinary symptoms, according to global self-assessment instruments...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of salvage therapy for biochemical recurrence on health-related quality of life following radical prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seuryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:186-91. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of salvage therapy for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) recurrence on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification after radical prostatectomy in men with pathologically organ-confined prostate cancer using volume-weighted mean nuclear volume
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Prostate 64:217-23. 2005
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of retraction of vas deferens in postradical prostatectomy inguinal hernia
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 70:511-4. 2007
    ..In testing this hypothesis, we performed RRP with a modified technique and followed up patients prospectively...
  34. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life in first year after radical prostatectomy by retropubic, laparoscopic, and perineal approach: Multi-institutional longitudinal study in Japan
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 67:321-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the health-related quality of life of patients who underwent radical prostatectomy performed using retropubic, laparoscopic, and perineal approaches...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 61:786-90. 2003
    ..To examine the frequency of and risk factors for nocturia in patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and the degree of improvement of nocturia after treatment for BPH...
  36. ncbi request reprint Alteration of body configuration after retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy and nephroureterectomy
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, 1 1 1 Miwa, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    BJU Int 95:384-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate objective alterations of body configuration in patients who treated with retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy (RN) and retroperitoneoscopy-assisted nephroureterectomy (RAN)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Distribution and genetic association of putative uropathogenic virulence factors iroN, iha, kpsMT, ompT and usp in Escherichia coli isolated from urinary tract infections in Japan
    Sojun Kanamaru
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
    J Urol 170:2490-3. 2003
    ..We have described the association between usp and other VFs reported previously. In the current study we examined epidemiological associations among 5 putative uropathogenic VFs...
  38. ncbi request reprint High incidence of inguinal hernia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 63:278-81. 2004
    ..To assess the incidence of, and risk factors for, inguinal hernia after retropubic radical prostatectomy compared with after pelvic lymph node dissection and total cystectomy...
  39. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with localized prostate carcinoma: study at a single institute in Japan
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, 1 1 1 Miwa, Kurashiki, Okayama 710 8602, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:26-30. 2003
    ..The use of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) has recently received considerable attention throughout the world. We evaluated the prevalence and predictors of CAM use among Japanese patients with localized prostate cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint The use of artificial neural network analysis to improve the predictive accuracy of prostate biopsy in the Japanese population
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:602-7. 2004
    ..We examined the efficacy of an artificial neural network analysis (ANNA) based on parameters available from previously existing examinations for improving the predictive accuracy of prostate cancer screening in the Japanese population...
  41. ncbi request reprint Impact of volume weighted mean nuclear volume on outcomes following salvage radiation therapy after radical prostatectomy
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    J Urol 171:687-91. 2004
    ..We examined the impact of volume weighted mean nuclear volume (MNV) of biopsy specimens on disease outcomes and describe its usefulness as a new independent predictor...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life in Japanese men after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:619-27. 2004
    ..We performed a retrospective survey of general and disease specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical prostatectomy (RP) and external beam radiotherapy (XRT) in Japanese men...
  43. pmc Detection and localization of prostate cancer with the targeted biopsy strategy based on ADC map: a prospective large-scale cohort study
    Yuji Watanabe
    Department of Radiology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 35:1414-21. 2012
    ..To investigate the usefulness of targeted biopsy strategy based on apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) maps in the detection and localization of prostate cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Verotoxin induces rapid elimination of human renal tumor xenografts in SCID mice
    Satoshi Ishitoya
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Urol 171:1309-13. 2004
    ..In this study the effect of VT1 as an antineoplastic agent was assessed using various human urological cancer cell lines...
  45. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy: experience of 23 cases
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urol Int 72:66-70. 2004
    ..Retroperitoneal laparoscopic radical nephrectomy has recently been performed in several institutions for renal cancer. We report our experience with this type of operation and discuss the anatomy of perirenal fascial structures...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with urologic cancer: a prospective study at a single Japanese institution
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Support Care Cancer 13:685-90. 2005
    ..We prospectively evaluated the prevalence and predictors of complementary medicine (CAM) use among Japanese patients with urologic cancer 1 year after diagnosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Assessment of body image alteration after renal surgery using a novel three-dimensional laser scanner
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Hamamatsu, Japan
    Urology 64:264-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the utility of a newly developed three-dimensional (3D) body surface laser scanner and evaluate the body surface image of patients undergoing renal surgery to determine the impact of surgery on body image alterations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for nocturia: Analysis of a health screening program
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:282-7. 2004
    ..We examined the prevalence of and risk factors for nocturia in Kurashiki city and the surrounding area, a rural area in Japan...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association of lower urinary tract symptoms with erectile dysfunction in Japanese men
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 64:132-6. 2004
    ..To assess the age-stratified prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) and how lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) are associated with ED, and to estimate the correlates of ED among Japanese men...
  50. ncbi request reprint [A case of bilateral renal calculi in a 1-year-old female with adenine phosphoribosyl transferase partial deficiency]
    Shotaro Nakanishi
    The Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan
    Hinyokika Kiyo 57:551-4. 2011
    ..The stone disappeared from her kidney. The analysis of the stone fragments revealed 2,8- dihydroxyadenine (DHA) urolithiasis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of lower urinary tract symptoms and bother in both sexes
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 63:487-91. 2004
    ..To compare the prevalence and severity of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in Japanese men and women and to analyze the impact on bother in an age-stratified manner...
  52. ncbi request reprint Long-term treatment outcome of tamsulosin for benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, 1 1 1 Miwa, Kurashiki 710 8602, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:870-5. 2004
    ..The present study assessed the long-term efficacy (>12 months) of tamsulosin in 123 patients with lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Increased biofilm formation in Escherichia coli isolated from acute prostatitis
    Sojun Kanamaru
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:S21-5. 2006
    ..0195). These results suggest an association between acute bacterial prostatitis and biofilm formation...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of intracytoplastic sperm injection outcomes with fresh and frozen-thawed testicular sperm]
    Naoki Kohei
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 54:471-4; discussion 474. 2008
    ..In the fresh and frozen sperm groups 33.4 and 32.9%, respectively, developed good quality embryo. There was no significant difference between the two groups in successful pregnancy and birth rates...
  55. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of selection criteria for active surveillance in Japanese patients with stage T1cN0M0 prostate cancer
    Yoshiyuki Kakehi
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:122-8. 2008
    ..Selection criteria for active surveillance (AS) program of localized prostate cancer remain to be standardized. The purpose was to evaluate the validity of selection criteria and investigate the feasibility of this AS program...
  56. pmc Targeted biopsy based on ADC map in the detection and localization of prostate cancer: a feasibility study
    Yuji Watanabe
    Department of Radiology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    J Magn Reson Imaging 37:1168-77. 2013
    ..To investigate the feasibility of targeted biopsy based on an apparent diffusion coefficient (ADC) map in the detection and localization of prostate cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint [A case of percutaneous nephrolithotripsy for pediatric renal stone]
    Rikiya Taoka
    The Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan
    Hinyokika Kiyo 57:77-9. 2011
    ..This patient achieved a stone-free status. The stone analysis revealed a mixture of calcium oxalate and ammonium acid urate. PNL with a miniature nephroscope is safe and effective treatment for pediatric urolithiasis...
  58. ncbi request reprint Subtyping of uropathogenic Escherichia coli according to the pathogenicity island encoding uropathogenic-specific protein: comparison with phylogenetic groups
    Sojun Kanamaru
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:754-60. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrical stimulation of cavernous nerves with monitoring of intracorporeal pressure to confirm nerve sparing during radical prostatectomy: Early clinical results
    Naoki Terada
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:251-6. 2003
    ..We performed intraoperative cavernous nerve stimulation with an intracavernous pressure (ICP) monitoring system to confirm nerve sparing during radical pelvic surgery and assessed the results...
  60. ncbi request reprint Primary localized amyloidosis of urethra: magnetic resonance imaging findings
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 64:376-8. 2004
    ..Because magnetic resonance imaging clearly demonstrated the local extent and depth of the lesion, it was useful in making our decision to perform conservative resection...
  61. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic nephropexy: treatment outcome and quality of life
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki and Tohoku University, School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:1-6. 2004
    ..Herein, we describe our experiences and quality-of-life outcome of laparoscopic nephropexy and discuss its indications and surgical techniques...
  62. ncbi request reprint Emergency drainage for urosepsis associated with upper urinary tract calculi
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kuashiki, Japan
    J Urol 173:458-62. 2005
    ..We examined the characteristics of patients with urosepsis associated with upper urinary tract calculi requiring emergency drainage...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Interstitial laser coagulation for benign prostatic hyperplasia: clinical results of the Indigo diode laser system]
    Yosuke Matsuta
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:195-200. 2003
    ..Our clinical results suggest that the ILCP using Indigo 830j is an effective modality and the short-term treatment efficacy is favorable...
  64. ncbi request reprint [Two cases of encrusted cystitis]
    Hiroki Ohara
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 50:33-5. 2004
    ..The patients underwent excision of plaques of calcified encrustation, adapted antibiotic therapy and acidification of urine. It is essential to diagnose encrusted cystitis early and to provide adequate treatment promptly...
  65. ncbi request reprint Ratio of prostate specific antigen minor molecular forms-to-total prostate specific antigen is constant regardless of the pathological condition of the prostate
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Urol 169:121-4. 2003
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia]
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 60:413-6. 2002
  67. ncbi request reprint Artificial neural network analysis for predicting pathological stage of clinically localized prostate cancer in the Japanese population
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 32:530-5. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Traumatic bladder rupture managed successfully by laparoscopic surgery
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:278-80. 2003
    ..A 61-year-old man presented to our emergency department with acute abdomen. The patient had extraperitoneal and intraperitoneal traumatic bladder injury, which was successfully managed with combined endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures...
  69. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiry omachi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:643-50. 2003
    ..We evaluated retrospectively health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  70. ncbi request reprint Paracentric inversion of chromosome 7(q22-31) associated with nonobstructive azoospermia
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Fertil Steril 83:455-6. 2005
    ..To examine an unusual paracentric inversion of chromosome 7 found in an azoospermic man...
  71. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture of varicocele testis associated with advanced pancreatic cancer
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki 710 8602, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:1145-6. 2004
    ..Computed tomography and color Doppler sonography yielded the correct diagnosis and the patient could maintain quality of life without surgery for acute scrotum...
  72. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic ureterocalicostomy for congenital proximal ureteral stenosis
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Urology 63:982-4. 2004
    ..Retroperitoneoscopic ureterocalicostomy is technically feasible and can provide long-term successful reconstruction of a complicated ureteropelvic junction obstruction...
  73. ncbi request reprint [Antimicrobial prophylaxis in radical prostatectomy : single dose versus 1-day treatment]
    Rikiya Taoka
    The Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan
    Hinyokika Kiyo 56:559-63. 2010
    ..2, 0%) and single dose group (3.6, 0.4%) (p = 0.52). The single dose protocol of AMP seems sufficient for prevention of perioperative infection in RP...
  74. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic ureterocutaneostomy for obstructive uropathy with advanced bladder cancer: a case report
    Eijiro Nakamura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Urol 9:60-2. 2002
    ..Retroperitoneoscopic ureterocutaneostomy is simple, less invasive and a reproducible procedure for poor prognostic advanced cancer patients with obstructive uropathy...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Two-week administration of low-dose Hachimi-jio-gan (Ba-Wei Di-Huang-Wan) for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia]
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:509-14. 2003
    ..Approximately 40% of patients were good responders to "Hachimi-jio-gan" therapy. Severe sensation of incomplete emptying was a predictor of good response...
  76. ncbi request reprint Body image alteration after flank incision: relationship between the results of objective evaluation using computerized tomography and patient perception
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    J Urol 169:182-5. 2003
    ..We evaluated subjective and objective alterations in body image and configuration of patients who underwent urological surgery via a flank incision...
  77. ncbi request reprint Classification and distribution of symptomatic nocturia with special attention to duration of time in bed: a patient-based study
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 95:1259-62. 2005
    ..To classify the night-time urinary frequency of patients with symptomatic nocturia by urine volume produced, nocturnal bladder capacity and time spent in bed...
  78. doi request reprint Urinary quality of life after prostatectomy or radiation for localized prostate cancer: a prospective longitudinal cross-cultural study between Japanese and U.S. men
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 71:1103-8. 2008
    ..S. men with localized prostate cancer...