Yosuke Oka

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Affiliation: Kurume University School of Medicine
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase, orotate phosphoribosyl transferase and thymidylate synthase in patients with primary colorectal cancer, and associations with site of first metastasis
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahimachi, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Anticancer Res 32:2277-82. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint External sphincter resection for lower rectal and anal canal adenocarcinoma: achieving anal preservation with oncological and functional satisfaction
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume, Fukuoka, 830 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 44:1385-8. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer: a systematic review
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahimachi, Kurume, Fukuoka, 830 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 43:838-47. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Challenges in staging systems for colorectal cancer: clinical significance of metastatic lymph node number in colorectal cancer and mesorectal extension in rectal cancer
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 0011, Japan
    Digestion 82:192-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymph node evaluation and survival in colorectal cancer: review of population-based, prospective studies
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2839-47. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Heat-shock pre-treatment reduces liver injury and aids liver recovery after partial hepatectomy in mice
    Yousuke Oka
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2887-94. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of lymphatic invasion of colorectal cancer: a single-center analysis of 1,616 patients over 24 years
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2965-70. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Expression of monocarboxylate transporter (MCT)-4 in colorectal cancer and its role: MCT4 contributes to the growth of colorectal cancer with vascular endothelial growth factor
    Yukito Gotanda
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2941-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the number of metastatic lymph nodes in dukes' C colorectal cancer
    Takanaru Fukushima
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2949-55. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Minichromosome maintenance protein 7 is a risk factor for recurrence in patients with dukes C colorectal cancer
    Yoshiaki Ishibashi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:4569-75. 2014

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Expression of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase, orotate phosphoribosyl transferase and thymidylate synthase in patients with primary colorectal cancer, and associations with site of first metastasis
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahimachi, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Anticancer Res 32:2277-82. 2012
    ..This study compared the expression levels of these enzymes between primary colorectal cancer with and without distant metastases, and examined whether these expression patterns are associated with hematogenous metastasis...
  2. ncbi request reprint External sphincter resection for lower rectal and anal canal adenocarcinoma: achieving anal preservation with oncological and functional satisfaction
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume, Fukuoka, 830 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 44:1385-8. 2014
    ..This surgical technique may offer major clinical advantages to selected patients and should be considered as an alternative to APR, although careful consideration of anal function is required. ..
  3. doi request reprint Intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer: a systematic review
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahimachi, Kurume, Fukuoka, 830 0011, Japan
    Surg Today 43:838-47. 2013
    ..However, more experience and better understanding of the oncology, anal physiology, and pelvic anatomy are necessary to achieve successful outcomes without complications, and to improve patient survival...
  4. doi request reprint Challenges in staging systems for colorectal cancer: clinical significance of metastatic lymph node number in colorectal cancer and mesorectal extension in rectal cancer
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University, Kurume, Fukuoka 830 0011, Japan
    Digestion 82:192-7. 2010
    ..In addition, rectal cancer with mesorectal extension >5 mm showed low relapse-free survival rates and high recurrence rates. The validity of staging systems should thus be inspected from various perspectives...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lymph node evaluation and survival in colorectal cancer: review of population-based, prospective studies
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2839-47. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study is to review the relevant literature in order to improve lymph node evaluation and the quality of clinical practice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Heat-shock pre-treatment reduces liver injury and aids liver recovery after partial hepatectomy in mice
    Yousuke Oka
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2887-94. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the hypothesis of whether pre-treatment with heat shock reduces liver damage and influences liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of lymphatic invasion of colorectal cancer: a single-center analysis of 1,616 patients over 24 years
    Yoshito Akagi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2965-70. 2013
    ..The degree of lymph node metastasis represents an important prognostic factor for cancer. Lymphovascular invasion is a traditional tool for estimating the aggressiveness of colorectal cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expression of monocarboxylate transporter (MCT)-4 in colorectal cancer and its role: MCT4 contributes to the growth of colorectal cancer with vascular endothelial growth factor
    Yukito Gotanda
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2941-7. 2013
    ..Similarly, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is known to be involved in the growth, infiltration, and metastasis of tumors. In this study, we clinically evaluated the relationship between MCT4 and VEGF in colorectal cancer...
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimation of the number of metastatic lymph nodes in dukes' C colorectal cancer
    Takanaru Fukushima
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2949-55. 2013
    ..Colorectal cancer staging is decided by the depth of tumor invasion and the node (N) category. Evaluation of the metastatic lymph node number (MLN) varies. The purpose of this study was to investigate the N-category as a function of MLN...
  10. ncbi request reprint Minichromosome maintenance protein 7 is a risk factor for recurrence in patients with dukes C colorectal cancer
    Yoshiaki Ishibashi
    Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:4569-75. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the expression of MCM in colorectal cancer tissues and correlate it to clinical outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Virchow lymph node metastatic recurrence of sigmoid colon cancer with severe lymph node metastases successfully treated using systemic chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy
    Takafumi Ohchi
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2935-40. 2013
    ..Radiotherapy was effective as a local treatment, and local control of distant metastasis of colonic cancer may lead to a good prognosis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine with paclitaxel therapy against mesocolic leiomyosarcoma: a case report
    Tomoaki Mizobe
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Kurume University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2929-33. 2013
    ..Standard chemotherapy for leiomyosarcoma has not been established, but this method could become a therapeutic strategy for leiomyosarcoma...