K Yoshimura

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence of postmicturition urinary incontinence in Japanese men: comparison with other types of incontinence
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 20:911-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide as an independent correlate of nocturnal voiding in Japanese women
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:1266-71. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Correlates for nocturia: a review of epidemiological studies
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 19:317-29. 2012
  4. pmc Obstructive azoospermia as an unusual complication associated with herniorrhaphy of an omphalocele: a case report
    Kazunari Tsuchihashi
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 5:234. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life after external beam radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer: intensity-modulated radiation therapy versus conformal radiation therapy
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 10:288-92. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Differences and associations between nocturnal voiding/nocturia and sleep disorders
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    BJU Int 106:232-7. 2010
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery for left adrenalectomy: standardization of technique
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Endourol 25:1031-5. 2011
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint Night-time frequency, sleep disturbance and general health-related quality of life: is there a relation?
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:96-100. 2009

Detail Information

Publications94

  1. doi request reprint Prevalence of postmicturition urinary incontinence in Japanese men: comparison with other types of incontinence
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 20:911-6. 2013
    ..To investigate the prevalence and correlates of postmicturition urinary incontinence in Japanese men, and to compare with those of other types of urinary incontinence...
  2. doi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide as an independent correlate of nocturnal voiding in Japanese women
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:1266-71. 2012
    ..To investigate whether objective cardiovascular parameters have an independent association with nocturnal voiding in women...
  3. doi request reprint Correlates for nocturia: a review of epidemiological studies
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 19:317-29. 2012
    ..The cause-and-effect associations are not always obvious between nocturia and its correlates. In the present article, the author attempts to comprehensively review the correlates for nocturia shown by epidemiological studies...
  4. pmc Obstructive azoospermia as an unusual complication associated with herniorrhaphy of an omphalocele: a case report
    Kazunari Tsuchihashi
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 5:234. 2011
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  5. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life after external beam radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer: intensity-modulated radiation therapy versus conformal radiation therapy
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 10:288-92. 2007
    ..Moreover, IMRT gave rise to comparable urinary, intestinal and sexual side effects despite the high dose of radiation applied...
  6. doi request reprint Differences and associations between nocturnal voiding/nocturia and sleep disorders
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    BJU Int 106:232-7. 2010
    ..To determine the differences and associations between nocturnal voiding (NV)/nocturia and sleep disorders...
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery for left adrenalectomy: standardization of technique
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    J Endourol 25:1031-5. 2011
    ..We developed step-by-step standardization of left adrenalectomy using laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS) and evaluated the efficacy and safety of this surgical procedure...
  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint Night-time frequency, sleep disturbance and general health-related quality of life: is there a relation?
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:96-100. 2009
    ..We conducted a community-based study to determine the relationship among night-time frequency, sleep disturbance and general health-related quality of life (GHQL)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differences between bothersome and non-bothersome night-time frequency
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:1014-9. 2007
    ..To determine the distributions of bothersome and non-bothersome nocturnal voiding and the differences between them using a community-based study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Seasonal alterations in nocturia and other storage symptoms in three Japanese communities
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Urology 69:864-70. 2007
    ..To conduct a community-based questionnaire study to uncover the relationship between climates and lower urinary tract symptoms...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fluctuation of night time frequency in patients with symptomatic nocturia
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 12:469-73. 2005
    ..We examined the fluctuation and causes of voiding frequency during the night in patients with symptomatic nocturia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Microwave thermotherapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia with the Dornier Urowave: response durability and variables potentially predicting response
    N Terada
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 57:701-5; discussion 705-6. 2001
    ..Patients with urodynamically less obstructive symptoms but subjectively more obstructive symptoms are therefore probably good candidates for TUMT...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fibronectin as a potent inhibitor of calcium oxalate urolithiasis
    M Tsujihata
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan
    J Urol 164:1718-23. 2000
    ..Recent studies have shown that a variety of molecules, including fibronectin, inhibit endocytosis of calcium oxalate crystals in vitro. We investigated other roles of fibronectin in calcium oxalate stone formation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of fibronectin content in urinary macromolecules between normal subjects and recurrent stone formers
    M Tsujihata
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur Urol 40:458-62. 2001
    ..In the present study, we investigated the difference of FN content in urinary macromolecules (UMMs) between normal subjects and recurrent stone formers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Proteoglycan core protein in human urine and its possible role on calcium oxalate urolithiasis
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan
    Int J Urol 6:567-71. 1999
    ..The present study was carried out to investigate the role of core protein of proteoglycan in human urine on calcium oxalate (CaOx) crystallization...
  18. ncbi request reprint Investigation of the possible role of sialic acid in calcium oxalate urolithiasis
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
    Eur Urol 33:111-5. 1998
    ..The present studies were performed to clarify the role of sialic acid in urine and compare the excretion and concentrations of sialic acid in urine between calcium oxalate (CaOx) stone formers and healthy subjects...
  19. doi request reprint Prevalence of skeletal complications and their impact on survival of hormone refractory prostate cancer patients in Japan
    Takamitsu Inoue
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Urology 73:1104-9. 2009
    ..In this study, we retrospectively investigated the prevalence of skeletal complications and survival of HRPC patients in a single Japanese institute...
  20. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with a microwave tissue coagulator for small renal tumor
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    J Urol 165:1893-6. 2001
    ..Long-term followup of patients is warranted to determine the potential for cancer control with this method...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical outcomes of laparoscopic and conventional open adrenalectomy
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan
    J Endourol 12:555-9. 1998
    ..Laparoscopic adrenalectomy could become a standard operative procedure as instruments and techniques of laparoscopy improve significantly...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Comparison of the transperitoneal and retroperitoneal approach
    O Miyake
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
    Eur Urol 33:303-7. 1998
    ..The efficacy of transperitoneal (TP) and retroperitoneal (RP) laparoscopic adrenalectomy was compared...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic diagnosis and treatment of nonpalpable testis
    M Tsujihata
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Int J Urol 8:692-6. 2001
    ..In the present study, we investigated the usefulness of laparoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of nonpalpable testis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic nephrectomy
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Urol 8:37-41. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of laparoscopic nephrectomy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for renal cysts
    N Terada
    Department of Urology, Osaka Red Cross Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    BJU Int 93:1300-2. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Tubeless cutaneous ureterostomy: the Toyoda method revisited
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    J Urol 165:785-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: A high ureteral patency rate was achieved with the Toyoda cutaneous ureterostomy. This procedure is a reasonable alternative to other forms of urinary diversion...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Intrarenal bacillus Calmette-Guérin therapy for carcinoma in situ of the upper urinary tract: long-term follow-up and natural course in cases of failure
    K Okubo
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 88:343-7. 2001
    ..In cases with a poor response or ipsilateral recurrence of CIS, there is a high risk of developing invasive tumour. Close follow-up using computed tomography is recommended because of the atypical radiographic findings of such tumours...
  32. 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)...
  33. 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...
  34. 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
    ....
  35. 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
    ....
  36. 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
    ....
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant flutamide monotherapy for locally confined prostate cancer
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:190-5. 2003
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Objective patterning of uroflowmetry curves in children with daytime and nighttime wetting
    Akihiro Kanematsu
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Urol 184:1674-9. 2010
    ..Pediatric uroflowmetry curve interpretation is incompletely standardized. Thus, we propose new, objective patterning...
  42. 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
  43. doi request reprint Male sexual function after laparoscopic total mesorectal excision
    K Hida
    Department of Surgery, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Colorectal Dis 15:244-51. 2013
    ....
  44. pmc Phase I clinical trial of human vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 1 peptide vaccines for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, 377 2 Ohno Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka 589 8511, Japan
    Br J Cancer 108:1260-6. 2013
    ..Although the lack of defined antigens in RCC has hindered more specific vaccine development, research regarding vaccination therapy has been of special interest for the treatment of RCC for more than 30 years...
  45. doi request reprint Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: single-center experience
    T Hayashi
    Department of Urology, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Transplant Proc 44:30-1. 2012
    ..In Japan, 1123 renal transplantation were performed in 2009. And, almost 83% were living related procedures. The aim of this study was a retrospective assessment of the safety and outcomes of LLDN on renal transplantations...
  46. doi request reprint Medical mushrooms used for biochemical failure after radical treatment for prostate cancer: an open-label study
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Translational Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 17:548-54. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy and safety of two different types of medical mushrooms in patients with prostate cancer in Japan...
  47. 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)...
  48. 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)...
  49. 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)...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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
    ....
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. doi request reprint Voided stain on paper method for analysis of mouse urination
    Y Sugino
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 27:548-52. 2008
    ..To evaluate the usefulness of a quantification method using filter paper for analyzing minute voided urine of the mouse...
  58. ncbi request reprint The natural history of simple renal cysts
    Naoki Terada
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    J Urol 167:21-3. 2002
    ..We examined the natural history of renal cysts by investigating the prevalence and sequential changes in their size and number in individuals...
  59. 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...
  60. ncbi request reprint Aging Males' Symptoms scale in Japanese men attending a multiphasic health screening clinic
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 67:589-93. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the prevalence of andropause symptoms in the male Japanese population using the AMS scale...
  61. 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...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effect of urinary incontinence on lower urinary tract symptoms in Japanese women
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 64:1139-43. 2004
    ..To assess whether urinary incontinence and its severity are associated with the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) in Japanese women using linguistically validated questionnaires...
  63. doi request reprint Dietary administration of mushroom mycelium extracts in patients with early stage prostate cancers managed expectantly: a phase II study
    Yoshiteru Sumiyoshi
    Department of Urology, Shikoku Cancer Center, Ko 16, Minamiumemoto, Mastuyama, Ehime 791 0280, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:967-72. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of dietary supplements in patients with early stage prostate cancers who are managed expectantly...
  64. 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)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of extensive parenchymal invasion pattern in pT3 renal pelvic transitional cell carcinoma
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Cancer 94:3150-6. 2002
    ..Pathologic T3 renal pelvic transitional cell carcinoma exhibits various patterns of invasion. The authors investigated the prognostic impact of three patterns of invasion of pT3 renal pelvic transitional cell carcinoma...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi request reprint Strong inhibition of crystal-cell attachment by pediatric urinary macromolecules: a close relationship with high urinary citrate secretion
    O Miyake
    Department of Urology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Urology 58:493-7. 2001
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Fasting increases the expression of basic fibroblast growth factor (FGF-2) messenger ribonucleic acid in rat hypothalamus
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kobe University School of Medicine, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 27:363-6. 1995
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that FGF-2 plays a significant role in regulation of hypothalamic function...
  69. ncbi request reprint A 3-y prospective study of health-related and disease-specific quality of life in patients with nonmetastatic prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy or external beam radiotherapy
    K Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 7:144-51. 2004
    ..It should be noted that different instruments for assessment of QOL can generate different outcomes...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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
  74. 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...
  75. ncbi request reprint Symptom-specific quality of life in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Int J Urol 9:485-90. 2002
    ..We investigated which factors are most bothersome to preoperative patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  76. 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
  77. 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...
  78. 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...
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi request reprint Monthly paclitaxel and carboplatin with oral estramustine phosphate in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer
    Takehiko Segawa
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Shogoin Kawaharacho, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 10:333-7. 2005
    ..We aimed to determine the safety and efficacy of monthly paclitaxel and carboplatin with oral estramustine phosphate in patients with hormone-refractory prostate cancer (HRPC)...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Renal artery pseudoaneurysm following retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy]
    Masayuki Uegaki
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 55:499-502. 2009
    ..Hematuria resolved after the patient was treated with selective angioembolization of the pseudoaneurysm. There has been no recurrence of the pseudoaneurysm for 28 months after the procedure...
  82. 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...
  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi request reprint Management of concomitant ureteral carcinoma in situ at radical cystectomy
    Shinichi Nakanishi
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:524-8. 2006
    ..We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate and define the management of concomitant ureteral carcinoma in situ (CIS) at radical cystectomy...
  86. ncbi request reprint [Multi-institute survey on actual conditions of urologic management for severe bladder dysfunction after hysterectomy]
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 54:401-5. 2008
    ..Continuous Foley catheter placement was the most frequent procedure. Long-term follow-up and urologic management for voiding dysfunction is required for patients undergoing hysterectomy...
  87. ncbi request reprint [Periprostatic local anesthesia before transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy]
    Naoki Terada
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 95:604-8. 2004
    ..We prospectively assessed the safety and efficacy of periprostatic local anesthesia before transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate biopsy...
  88. ncbi request reprint [Radical retropubic prostatectomy]
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 60:218-23. 2002
  89. ncbi request reprint [Clinical study of chemoradiotherapy using low dose cisplatinum as X-ray intensifier in patients with urothelial carcinoma]
    Toru Kanno
    Department of Urology, Toyooka Public Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 49:311-5. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the chemoradiotherapy is useful for both patient groups, those who have a postoperative relapse and those who undergo the therapy as a palliative treatment for progressive carcinoma...
  90. ncbi request reprint Asynchronous teaching of psychomotor skills through VR annotations: evaluation in digital rectal examination
    Mikko J Rissanen
    Dept of Social Informatics, Grad School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:411-6. 2008
    ..We evaluated ASRs for asynchronous teaching of Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) with 3 urologists and 8 medical students. The ASRs were found more effective than motion-based training with verbal feedback...
  91. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological survey of sexually transmitted male urethritis in Kyoto Prefecture]
    Koji Yoshimura
    The Sexually Transmitted Disease Research Group, Kyoto Urologic Society
    Hinyokika Kiyo 52:265-70. 2006
    ..gonorrhoeae, especially against quinolones, has rapidly progressed, which was also observed by a sensitivity examination test. Antibiotics should be used adequately against male urethrits according to the recent guidelines...
  92. ncbi request reprint [Hemorrhagic adrenocortical adenoma with myelolipoma: a case report]
    Harutake Sawazaki
    The Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 52:785-8. 2006
    ..En bloc resection of adrenal gland, tumor, and the kidney with lymph node dissection was performed. Histologically, the mass was diagnosed as hemorrhagic adrenocortical adenoma with myelolipomatous foci...
  93. ncbi request reprint Role of sildenafil citrate in treatment of erectile dysfunction after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Keiji Ogura
    Departments of Urology, Otsu Red Cross Hospital Kurashiki Central Hospital Tohoku University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:159-63. 2004
    ..In this article, we assess the efficacy of sildenafil in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in Japanese men after radical retropubic prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer...
  94. ncbi request reprint [Bilateral maxillary sinus metastasis of renal cell carcinoma: a case report]
    Harutake Sawazaki
    The Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 53:231-4. 2007
    ..Pathological examination was a metastasic renal cell carcinoma. After embolization of feeding artery, debulking surgery was performed. Postoperatively he was given radiotherapy and interferon therapy...