Noboru Harada

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Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Intrahepatic artery pseudoaneurysm associated with a metallic biliary stent after living donor liver transplantation: report of a case
    Noboru Harada
    The Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 43:678-81. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma in Child-Pugh class B cirrhotic patients: hepatic resection and/or microwave coagulation therapy versus living donor liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Transplant 17:11-20. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A simple and accurate formula to estimate left hepatic graft volume in living-donor adult liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Transplantation 77:1571-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint IL-12 gene therapy is an effective therapeutic strategy for hepatocellular carcinoma in immunosuppressed mice
    Noboru Harada
    Department of, Surgery and Science, Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Immunol 173:6635-44. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent familial hypobetalipoproteinemia-induced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease after living donor liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 15:806-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Unusual endoscopic findings of CMV esophagitis after liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1236-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of graft fibrosis by transient elastography in patients with recurrent hepatitis C after living donor liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 85:69-74. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Rituximab, IVIG, and plasma exchange without graft local infusion treatment: a new protocol in ABO incompatible living donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 88:303-7. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Explanted portal vein grafts for middle hepatic vein tributaries in living-donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
    Transplantation 84:836-41. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Donor risk in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: impact of left lobe graft
    Akinobu Taketomi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 87:445-50. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Intrahepatic artery pseudoaneurysm associated with a metallic biliary stent after living donor liver transplantation: report of a case
    Noboru Harada
    The Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 43:678-81. 2013
    ..The placement of a metallic stent could have been avoided in this case. Percutaneous metallic stent insertion for biliary stenosis after liver transplantation should therefore only be performed in carefully selected patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma in Child-Pugh class B cirrhotic patients: hepatic resection and/or microwave coagulation therapy versus living donor liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Transplant 17:11-20. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the results of hepatic resection plus microwave coagulation therapy (MCT) versus living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) for HCC in cirrhotic patients with Child-Pugh class B...
  3. ncbi request reprint A simple and accurate formula to estimate left hepatic graft volume in living-donor adult liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Transplantation 77:1571-5. 2004
    ..The accurate preoperative evaluation of graft volumes is crucial to avoid this complication. The aim of this study is to clarify the usefulness of a new formula to estimate the left-lobe graft volume...
  4. ncbi request reprint IL-12 gene therapy is an effective therapeutic strategy for hepatocellular carcinoma in immunosuppressed mice
    Noboru Harada
    Department of, Surgery and Science, Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Immunol 173:6635-44. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent familial hypobetalipoproteinemia-induced nonalcoholic fatty liver disease after living donor liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 15:806-9. 2009
    ..We successfully treated the recipient with heterozygous FHBL-induced recurrent NASH after liver transplantation using our diet and exercise programs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Unusual endoscopic findings of CMV esophagitis after liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1236-9. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of graft fibrosis by transient elastography in patients with recurrent hepatitis C after living donor liver transplantation
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 85:69-74. 2008
    ..We prospectively assessed the performance of transient elastography in patients with recurrent hepatitis C virus after living donor liver transplantation, in comparison with the surrogate serum markers...
  8. doi request reprint Rituximab, IVIG, and plasma exchange without graft local infusion treatment: a new protocol in ABO incompatible living donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 88:303-7. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Explanted portal vein grafts for middle hepatic vein tributaries in living-donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
    Transplantation 84:836-41. 2007
    ..The availability of a venous graft is limited in the setting of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), and the management of the middle hepatic vein middle hepatic vein tributaries in right lobe LDLT still remains controversial...
  10. doi request reprint Donor risk in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: impact of left lobe graft
    Akinobu Taketomi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 87:445-50. 2009
    ..To ensure donor safety in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation, we established a selection criterion for donors in which left lobe (LL) was the first choice of graft...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hilar anatomical variations in living-donor liver transplantation using right-lobe grafts
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Dig Surg 25:117-23. 2008
    ..Living-donor liver transplantation using a right-lobe graft has increased the frequency of hilar anatomical variations despite its advantage of a larger graft volume...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acoustic radiation force impulse imaging predicts postoperative ascites resulting from curative hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surgery 151:837-43. 2012
    ..This prospective study investigated how well the VTTQ value predicts the development of postoperative complications before curative hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Intratumoral neoadjuvant immunotherapy using IL-12 and dendritic cells is an effective strategy to control recurrence of murine hepatocellular carcinoma in immunosuppressed mice
    Hiroto Kayashima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Immunol 185:698-708. 2010
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Impact of donor age and recipient status on left-lobe graft for living donor adult liver transplantation
    Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transpl Int 21:81-8. 2008
    ..LDALT can be safely performed using a left-lobe graft. However, when using the graft from the donor > or = 50 years, especially for the recipients with the MELD > or = 20, the indications should be carefully discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Expanding the applications of microvascular surgical techniques to digestive surgeries: a technical review
    Hideaki Uchiyama
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 42:111-20. 2012
    ..We herein provide a technical review of the application of microvascular surgical techniques for various digestive surgeries...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validity of preoperative volumetric analysis of congestion volume in living donor liver transplantation using three-dimensional computed tomography
    Yusuke Yonemura
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:1556-62. 2005
    ..05). In conclusion, calculation of CV using 3D-CT software proved to be very useful. We concluded that this evaluation should be an integral part of procedure planning, especially for right-lobe LDLT...
  17. ncbi request reprint Use of steatotic graft in living-donor liver transplantation
    Yuji Soejima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Transplantation 76:344-8. 2003
    ..However, the effect of hepatic steatosis in living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has not yet been well defined. In this study, we evaluated the impact that the degree of hepatic graft steatosis has on the outcome of LDLT...
  18. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of an age-adjusted formula in assessing the graft volume in living donor liver transplantation
    Hiroto Kayashima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:1366-71. 2008
    ..4%). In conclusion, although younger donor age is a major factor for estimation errors in hepatic volumetry, our age-adjusted formula is very useful in reducing the error in estimating GV...
  19. doi request reprint Graft size, donor age, and patient status are the indicators of early graft function after living donor liver transplantation
    Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:1007-13. 2008
    ..In conclusion, this preoperative calculated LHL/HH score is correlated with graft function and short-term prognosis. Thus, this predictive model may allow transplant surgeons to use a living donor left lobe graft with greater confidence...
  20. doi request reprint The beneficial role of simultaneous splenectomy in living donor liver transplantation in patients with small-for-size graft
    Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transpl Int 21:833-42. 2008
    ..014). Simultaneous splenectomy is favorable for overcoming SFS graft syndrome in LDLT patients with a GW-SLW of 40% or less...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sustained spatial disturbance of bile canalicular networks during regeneration of the steatotic rat liver
    Mizuki Ninomiya
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 77:373-9. 2004
    ..We assessed the morphologic and functional alterations during the regeneration of fatty liver, with special reference to the biliary system...
  22. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis B associated liver diseases: a 10-year experience in a single center
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1445-9. 2008
    ..Hepatic failure associated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) is one of the main indications for living donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcome analysis in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation using the left lobe
    Yuji Soejima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 9:581-6. 2003
    ..Minimum GV in adult-to-adult LDLT should be 30% less than the recipient's SLV in patients without cirrhosis, whereas 45% less was required in patients with cirrhosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation in a patient with giant hepatic hemangioma complicated by Kasabach-Merritt syndrome: report of a case
    Makoto Meguro
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surg Today 38:463-8. 2008
    ..In conclusion, living donor liver transplantation was found to be an effective option for the treatment of a patient with unresectable giant hepatic hemangiomas complicated by Kasabach-Merritt syndrome...
  25. doi request reprint Impact of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin and tumor size on the recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after living donor liver transplantation
    Akinobu Taketomi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 87:531-7. 2009
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Risk factors that increase mortality after living donor liver transplantation
    Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Department of Surgery and Multidisciplinary Treatment, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 93:93-8. 2012
    ..No studies have been performed on the role of gender in the field of living donor liver transplantation. This report investigates the effect of gender mismatch on the outcome of living donor liver transplantation...
  27. doi request reprint The impact of renal replacement therapy before or after living donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Transplant 26:143-8. 2012
    ..The impact of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) has not yet been investigated...
  28. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation with extra-small graft; inflow modulation using splenectomy and temporary portocaval shunt
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:670-2. 2008
    ..This type of inflow modulation may allow us to manage such an extra-small graft. However, careful post-transplant monitoring of the portal flow is essential for gaining an acceptable outcome...
  29. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment for a patient with hemophagocytic syndrome after a small-for-size graft liver transplantation
    Tomoharu Yoshizumi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:359-62. 2008
    ..HPS is a fatal complication in immunologically compromised patients; however, early and accurate diagnosis could lead to an adequate treatment and improve the outcome...
  30. ncbi request reprint Successful adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation in a patient with moderate to severe portopulmonary hypertension
    Hideaki Uchiyama
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:481-4. 2006
    ..It should be noted, however, that the PPHTN markedly improved but did not completely resolve, as assessed by right heart catheterization 1 yr after successful LDLT...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gore-Tex jump graft for portal vein thrombosis following living donor liver transplantation
    Koji Hashimoto
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1146-8. 2003
    ..Our experience suggests that this innovative technical solution can be helpful in the effort to rescue cases of hepatic allograft with vascular complications...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor and transforming growth factor beta1 contribute to regeneration of small-for-size liver graft immediately after transplantation
    Mizuki Ninomiya
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 812 8582, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transpl Int 16:814-9. 2003
    ..After the acceleration of the regenerative response by HGF, subsequent elevation of TGF-beta1 synergistically controls graft size, regulating uncontrolled proliferation of hepatocytes...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of splenectomy or splenic artery ligation on the outcome of a living donor adult liver transplantation using a left lobe graft
    Mitsuo Shimada
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:625-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the impact of splenectomy or splenic artery ligation on the outcome in living donor adult liver transplantation (LDALT) using a left lobe graft...
  34. ncbi request reprint Biliary strictures in living donor liver transplantation: incidence, management, and technical evolution
    Yuji Soejima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:979-86. 2006
    ..The primary radiological or endoscopic interventions were satisfactory treatments of choice. Technical refinement is an important factor to reduce the incidence of BS...
  35. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal hepatic resection for unresectable giant hepatic hemangiomas
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:115-7. 2008
  36. doi request reprint Granulocyte colony-stimulating-factor-producing hepatocellular carcinoma with extensive sarcomatous changes: report of a case
    Mikihiro Kohno
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 43:439-45. 2013
    ..Only a few cases of G-CSF-producing HCC have been reported, and this is the first case of G-CSF-producing HCC that also expressed G-CSF receptor...
  37. doi request reprint Pure laparoscopic right hepatectomy in the semi-prone position using the intrahepatic Glissonian approach and a modified hanging maneuver to minimize intraoperative bleeding
    Tetsuo Ikeda
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 41:1592-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this report is to evaluate the efficiency of a pure laparoscopic right hepatectomy (PLRH) in the semi-prone position using the intrahepatic Glissonian approach and a modified hanging maneuver...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hepatic artery reconstruction and biliary stricture formation after living donor adult liver transplantation using the left lobe
    Taketoshi Suehiro
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Transpl 8:495-9. 2002
    ..To minimize the risk for biliary anastomotic strictures, we will reconstruct both the middle and left hepatic artery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Accurate preoperative estimation of liver-graft volumetry using three-dimensional computed tomography
    Shoji Hiroshige
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 75:1561-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the value of three-dimensional computed-tomography (3D-CT) volumetry for size matching in living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  40. doi request reprint Left lobe living donor liver transplantation in an adult patient with situs inversus: technical considerations
    Yuji Soejima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    Transpl Int 21:384-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, this condition, while rare, should not be a contraindication for LDLT. Meticulous preoperative simulation and planning of the vascular reconstruction are important steps in LDLT for this rare anomaly...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination after living donor liver transplantation
    Yuji Soejima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Int 27:977-82. 2007
    ..The efficacy of hepatitis B vaccination after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) in patients transplanted anti-HBc-positive grafts or in patients who underwent LDLT for fulminant hepatitis B remains unknown...
  42. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of duct-to-duct biliary reconstruction in left-lobe adult-living-donor liver transplantation
    Yuji Soejima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 75:557-9. 2003
    ..In conclusion, DD anastomosis is a simple and viable option for biliary reconstruction in left-lobe LDLTs. A long-term follow-up, especially regarding the incidence of biliary stricture, is thus warranted in such patients...
  43. doi request reprint Successful management of chylous ascites after living donor liver transplantation with somatostatin
    Hideki Ijichi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Liver Int 28:143-5. 2008
    ..Somatostatin and total parenteral nutrition are an effective option for the treatment of chylous ascites after living donor liver transplantation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Small-intestinal volvulus around the superior mesenteric artery as an extremely rare positioning-associated complication after percutaneous liver biopsy
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surg Today 38:576-7. 2008
    ..Although many complications associated with percutaneous liver biopsy have been described, to our knowledge this is the first report of positioning-associated intestinal volvulus after a liver biopsy...
  45. ncbi request reprint The risks of HBV infection after liver transplantation from HBc antibody positive donor to HBs antibody positive recipient
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:2162-5. 2008
    ..However, a great deal of caution is necessary in patients with negative or low HBsAb titers <10 IU/L...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hepatic artery reconstruction in living-donor liver transplantation: a review of its techniques and complications
    Hideaki Uchiyama
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surgery 131:S200-4. 2002
    ..If hepatic artery thrombosis (HAT) occurs, the recipient clinical course will be unstable. The introduction of microvascular hepatic arterial reconstruction has significantly decreased the incidence of HAT...
  47. doi request reprint Temporal changes in the stiffness of the remnant liver and spleen after donor hepatectomy as assessed by acoustic radiation force impulse: A preliminary study
    Mizuki Ninomiya
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatol Res 41:579-86. 2011
    ..Perioperative measurement of liver and spleen VTTQ seems to be a useful means for assessing the physiology of liver regeneration...
  48. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effect of MCI-186 on hepatic warm ischemia-reperfusion in the rat
    Mizuki Ninomiya
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan nnmym surg2 med kyushu u ac jp
    Transplantation 74:1470-2. 2002
    ..MCI-186 seems to have protective effects against hepatic warm I/R injury by attenuating the damage of the hepatocyte, which is the major target of oxidative damage in this model...
  49. ncbi request reprint Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia after living donor liver transplantation: Report of a case
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Surgery and Medical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surg Today 38:469-72. 2008
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report on the treatment of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia bacteremia after living donor liver transplantation...
  50. pmc Additional resection of the pancreas body prevents postoperative pancreas fistula in patients with portal annular pancreas who undergo pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Jun Muto
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 6:131-4. 2012
    ..No postoperative complications such as pancreatic fistula occurred. Additional resection of the pancreas body may be a standardized procedure in patients with PAP in cases of pancreas cut surface reconstruction...
  51. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of gastrointestinal bleeding after living donor liver transplantation
    Koichi Kimura
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transpl Int 27:705-11. 2014
    ..0% for patients with graft dysfunction, and 14.3% for patients without graft dysfunction (P = 0.028). Despite its infrequency after LDLT, GIB has strong correlation with graft dysfunction and inhospital mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint Technical standardization of laparoscopic splenectomy harmonized with hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery for patients with liver cirrhosis and hypersplenism
    Hirofumi Kawanaka
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:749-57. 2009
    ..The aims of this study were to standardize the techniques of laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) to improve safety in liver cirrhosis patients with portal hypertension...
  53. doi request reprint A survey of the effects of sivelestat sodium administration on patients with postoperative respiratory dysfunction
    Hiroshi Saeki
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 40:1034-9. 2010
    ..To clarify the clinical significance of sivelestat sodium (SIV) administration, we surveyed the status of 40 patients treated with SIV for respiratory dysfunction following surgery...
  54. pmc Mucin-hypersecreting bile duct neoplasm characterized by clinicopathological resemblance to intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) of the pancreas
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 5:98. 2007
    ..abstract:..
  55. doi request reprint Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and hepatocellular carcinoma: pathology and clinical management
    Ken Shirabe
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 15:552-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to introduce recent pathological findings for TILs in HCC and to evaluate new therapeutic strategies in this field...
  56. doi request reprint Transient elastography for the prediction of oxaliplatin-associated liver injury in colon cancer patients: a preliminary analysis
    Eiji Oki
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    J Gastrointest Cancer 39:82-5. 2008
    ..However, oxaliplatin-induced liver injury and characterized hepatic hemostatic status can occur after chemotherapy. The assessment of this type of liver injury is often difficult...
  57. ncbi request reprint Dual hepatic artery reconstruction in living donor liver transplantation using a left hepatic graft with 2 hepatic arterial stumps
    Hideaki Uchiyama
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Surgery 147:878-86. 2010
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate whether 2 HAs on a left hepatic graft in an LDLT can be reconstructed safely and whether the outcomes of LDLTs are affected by reconstructing both HAs (dual reconstruction)...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Departmental review of surgical cases in the last 17 years: Liver transplantation]
    Mitsuo Shimada
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 93:23-7. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint [Current status and future prospects for liver transplantation: Kyushu University Hospital experience]
    Akinobu Taketomi
    Department of Surgery and Science Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 95:269-73. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Endothelin-1 binding to endothelin receptors in the rat anterior pituitary gland: possible formation of an ETA-ETB receptor heterodimer
    Noboru Harada
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Cell Mol Neurobiol 22:207-26. 2002
    ..If this thesis is tenable, then ET-1 can bridge between the two receptors to form an ETA-ETB receptor heterodimer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of 8-oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine (as a biomarker of oxidative DNA damage) in the tissues of aged hamsters and change in antioxidant enzyme activities after single administration of N-nitrosobis(2-oxopropyl) amine
    Fumiyo Takabayashi
    University of Shizuoka, Junior College, Shizuoka, Japan
    Gerontology 50:57-63. 2004
    ..It has been reported that DNA oxidative damage accumulates with age. Two reasons for this phenomenon are the decline in the antioxidant system and the decline in the repair system. It is not clear which of these is the main reason...
  62. ncbi request reprint Metoclopramide causes airway smooth muscle relaxation through inhibition of muscarinic M3 receptor in the rat trachea
    Masataka Saito
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Anesth Analg 98:1325-9, table of contents. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the attenuation by metoclopramide of CCh-induced contraction and phosphatidylinositol response may be mediated through the muscarinic M(3) receptors...
  63. ncbi request reprint Suppression of 8-oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine formation and carcinogenesis induced by N-nitrosobis (2-oxopropyl)amine in hamsters by esculetin and esculin
    Takao Kaneko
    Redox Regulation Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, 35 2 Sakaecho, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 0015, Japan
    Free Radic Res 38:839-46. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the intake of esculin has an inhibitory effect on BOP-induced oxidative DNA damage and carcinogenesis in hamster pancreas...
  64. ncbi request reprint Effect of green tea catechins on oxidative DNA damage of hamster pancreas and liver induced by N-Nitrosobis(2-oxopropyl)amine and/or oxidized soybean oil
    Fumiyo Takabayashi
    Junior College, University of Shizuoka, 2 2 1 Oshika, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Pref 422 8021, Japan
    Biofactors 21:335-7. 2004
    ..These results suggested that the long term intake of ox-oil might have the possibility to induce carcinogenesis in hamster pancreas and liver, and an intake of GTC might have the beneficial effect on liver...
  65. ncbi request reprint Hepatic artery aneurysm arising from an interposition vein graft four years after auxiliary partial orthotopic liver transplantation
    Hideaki Uchiyama
    Transpl Int 20:197-200. 2007