Yo ichi Yamashita

Summary

Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes of anatomical resection for solitary recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Naka ku, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:4421-6. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in surgical results of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: 1,000 consecutive cases over 20 years in a single institution
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:890-6. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Third or more repeat hepatectomy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Surgery 154:1038-45. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary tumors in elderly patients
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, 1 9 6 Senda machi, Naka ku, Hiroshima 730 8619, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:539-45. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of preoperative lipiodolization for resectable large hepatocellular carcinoma (≥ 5 cm in diameter)
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 106:498-503. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Predictors for microinvasion of small hepatocellular carcinoma ≤ 2 cm
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2027-34. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Phase I/II study of the lipiodolization using DDP-H (CDDP powder; IA-call(®)) in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 65:301-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of surgical treatment and poor prognostic factors for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: retrospective analysis of 60 patients
    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
    Anticancer Res 28:2353-9. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Polyurethane foam/spheroid culture system using human hepatoblastoma cell line (Hep G2) as a possible new hybrid artificial liver
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cell Transplant 10:717-22. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Phase II trial of gemcitabine combined with 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin (GFP) chemotherapy in patients with advanced biliary tree cancers
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:24-8. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes of anatomical resection for solitary recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Naka ku, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:4421-6. 2014
    ..For eradicating portal venous tumor extension and intrahepatic metastasis in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), anatomical resection is, in theory, preferable...
  2. ncbi request reprint Trends in surgical results of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: 1,000 consecutive cases over 20 years in a single institution
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan Electronic address
    Am J Surg 207:890-6. 2014
    ..Surgical results have been reported to be improved in hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in recent years, but the detailed trends in surgical results for HCC in a single high-volume center are still not clear...
  3. doi request reprint Third or more repeat hepatectomy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan Electronic address
    Surgery 154:1038-45. 2013
    ..The role of repeat hepatectomy for recurrent HCC, especially in cases with third or more repeat hepatectomy, is controversial...
  4. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of pancreaticoduodenectomy for periampullary tumors in elderly patients
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, 1 9 6 Senda machi, Naka ku, Hiroshima 730 8619, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:539-45. 2013
    ..A growing number of elderly patients are being offered PD because of the aging of populations in developed countries. We examined surgical outcomes of PD in patients aged 75 years and older (≥75 years)...
  5. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of preoperative lipiodolization for resectable large hepatocellular carcinoma (≥ 5 cm in diameter)
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 106:498-503. 2012
    ..The effects of preoperative lipiodolization (LPD) for large hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are controversial...
  6. doi request reprint Predictors for microinvasion of small hepatocellular carcinoma ≤ 2 cm
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2027-34. 2012
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ≤ 2 cm in diameter is considered to have a low potential for malignancy...
  7. doi request reprint Phase I/II study of the lipiodolization using DDP-H (CDDP powder; IA-call(®)) in patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 65:301-7. 2010
    ..DDP-H (IA-call(®)) developed as a CDDP powder, and may be a possible chemotherapeutic agent with lipiodol. We carried out a phase I/II study of the lipiodolization using DPP-H in patients with unresectable HCC...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of surgical treatment and poor prognostic factors for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: retrospective analysis of 60 patients
    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
    Anticancer Res 28:2353-9. 2008
    ..Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a primary adenocarcinoma of the liver arising from the intrahepatic bile duct. Hepatectomy with extensive lymph node dissection is the standard treatment for ICC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Polyurethane foam/spheroid culture system using human hepatoblastoma cell line (Hep G2) as a possible new hybrid artificial liver
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cell Transplant 10:717-22. 2001
    ..These results indicate the possibility of the development of a multicapillary PUF (MC-PUF) packed-bed culture system of hepatocyte spheroids as a HALSS using Hep G2...
  10. doi request reprint Phase II trial of gemcitabine combined with 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin (GFP) chemotherapy in patients with advanced biliary tree cancers
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:24-8. 2010
    ..We reported the promising anti-tumor activity of gemcitabine/5-fluorouracil (5-FU)/cisplatin (CDDP) therapy, called 'GFP chemotherapy' in a pilot study...
  11. doi request reprint Outcomes of hepatic resection for huge hepatocellular carcinoma (≥ 10 cm in diameter)
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 104:292-8. 2011
    ..The object of the current study was to review the outcomes of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) ≥ 10 cm...
  12. ncbi request reprint High metabolic function of primary human and porcine hepatocytes in a polyurethane foam/spheroid culture system in plasma from patients with fulminant hepatic failure
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cell Transplant 11:379-84. 2002
    ..The present results indicate that the PUF/spheroid culture system using primary human or primary porcine hepatocytes demonstrated more advantageous metabolic functions in the plasma from patients with FHF than the monolayer culture...
  13. 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
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  14. ncbi request reprint In vivo gene transfer into muscle via electro-sonoporation
    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
    Hum Gene Ther 13:2079-84. 2002
    ..85% NaCl compared to albumin microbubble echo-contrast material. These results demonstrated that gene transfer into muscle via electro-sonoporation could provide a new potent nonviral technique for gene transfer in vivo...
  15. ncbi request reprint Histone deacetylase inhibitor trichostatin A induces cell-cycle arrest/apoptosis and hepatocyte differentiation in human hepatoma cells
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 103:572-6. 2003
    ..TSA upregulated the ammonia removal rate and the albumin synthesis rate of HepG2 and Huh-7. Our results indicate that TSA can induce cell-cycle arrest/apoptosis and hepatocyte differentiation in human liver cancer cell lines...
  16. ncbi request reprint Longterm favorable results of limited hepatic resections for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: 20 years of experience
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 205:19-26. 2007
    ..We have reported the effectiveness of limited hepatic resection for cirrhotic patients with HCC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine combined with 5-fluorouracil and cisplatin (GFP) in patients with advanced biliary tree cancers: a pilot study
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:771-5. 2006
    ..To date, no standard chemotherapy regimens have been established. A pilot study to evaluate gemcitabine/5-Fluorouracil(5-FU)/cisplatin(CDDP) (GFP) chemotherapy in patients with advanced biliary tree cancers was performed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a larger version of the hybrid artificial liver support system using a polyurethane foam/spheroid packed-bed module in a warm ischemic liver failure pig model for preclinical experiments
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cell Transplant 12:101-7. 2003
    ..Serum levels of tumor necrosis factor- a were not elevated in either group. In conclusion, the larger version of the PUF-HALSS demonstrated many advantages as a liver support system in warm ischemic liver failure pigs...
  19. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for and management of delayed intraperitoneal hemorrhage after pancreatic and biliary surgery
    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
    Am J Surg 193:454-9. 2007
    ..Delayed intraperitoneal hemorrhage (DIH) is still an important cause of postoperative mortality in pancreatic and biliary surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of nafamostat mesilate on the performance of a hybrid-artificial liver using a polyurethane foam/porcine hepatocyte spheroid culture system in human plasma
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Artif Organs 24:34-40. 2001
    ..Our results suggest that FUT has protective effects against porcine hepatocytes in human plasma, and our PUF-HAL using porcine hepatocytes can function in human plasma for about 48 hours with FUT...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of preoperative steroid administration on surgical stress in hepatic resection: prospective randomized trial
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Arch Surg 136:328-33. 2001
    ..Preoperative administration of methylprednisolone sodium succinate can control surgical stress in patients undergoing hepatic resection...
  22. ncbi request reprint Electroporation-mediated interleukin-12 gene therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma in the mice model
    Y I Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Res 61:1005-12. 2001
    ..These results demonstrate that gene therapy for HCC by electroporation in vivo using IL-12 is very efficient and is thus promising for further clinical trial...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electroporation-mediated tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL)/Apo2L gene therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma
    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
    Hum Gene Ther 13:275-86. 2002
    ..These results demonstrate that TRAIL/Apo2L gene therapy for HCC by electroporation in vivo is efficient without significant side effects, and is thus promising for use in future clinical trials...
  24. pmc Bile leakage after hepatic resection
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Surgery II, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Surg 233:45-50. 2001
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint cDNA microarray analysis in hepatocyte differentiation in Huh 7 cells
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cell Transplant 13:793-9. 2004
    ..5-fold. These results indicate that expressions of Oct-3/4 and EGR-1 may be key factors in the induction of hepatocyte differentiation in Huh 7...
  26. doi request reprint Prognostic factors affecting survival at recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after living-donor liver transplantation: with special reference to neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio
    Norifumi Harimoto
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 96:1008-12. 2013
    ..In this study, we investigated the relationship between NLR and prognosis of patients with recurrent HCC after LDLT...
  27. ncbi request reprint Characteristic gene expression induced by polyurethane foam/spheroid culture of hepatoma cell line, Hep G2 as a promising cell source for bioartificial liver
    Mitsuo Shimada
    Department of Surgery, University of Tokushima, Kuramoto 3 18 15, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:814-20. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to clarify the characteristic gene expression in PUF/spheroid-cultured Hep G2 cells, as a cell source for bioartificial liver (BAL), using microarray analysis...
  28. doi request reprint Zero mortality in more than 300 hepatic resections: validity of preoperative volumetric analysis
    Shinji Itoh
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 42:435-40. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint The role of MTA1 gene expression in human hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takayuki Hamatsu
    The Second Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 10:599-604. 2003
    ..05). High expression of the MTA1 gene is suggested to be a new prognostic indicator after curative hepatectomy for HCC...
  30. doi request reprint Long-term results of hepatic resection combined with intraoperative local ablation therapy for patients with multinodular hepatocellular carcinomas
    Shinji Itoh
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3299-307. 2009
    ..The present study assessed the outcome of hepatic resection combined with intraoperative local ablation therapy in patients with multinodular HCCs...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint D-MELD as a Predictor of Early Graft Mortality in Adult-to-Adult Living-Donor Liver Transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    1 Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 2 Address correspondence to Toru Ikegami, M D, Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Transplantation 97:457-62. 2014
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the product of donor age and Model for End-stage Liver Disease score (D-MELD) as a predictor of graft survival after LDLT...
  33. ncbi request reprint Rendezvous technique treatment for late-onset biliary leakage after major hepatectomy of a living donor: report of a case
    Koichi Kimura
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:309-14. 2013
    ..Rendezvous bidirectional drainage effectively treated late-onset bile leakage from the trifurcation of a hepatic bile duct...
  34. doi 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint Recurrent hepatitis B following recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after living donor liver transplantation
    Hideki Ijichi
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:376-82. 2013
    ..HBV DNA levels increased despite the treatment with anti-HBV agents after HBV recurrence. In hepatitis B surface antigen positive recipients, HBV prophylaxis should be intensified during the treatment of recurrent HCC...
  36. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic risk factors for recurrence after a curative hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eisuke Adachi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surgery 131:S148-52. 2002
    ..The survival of patients with multiple intrahepatic or extrahepatic recurrence is especially poor...
  37. ncbi request reprint Muscle-targeted interleukin-12 gene therapy of orthotopic hepatocellular carcinoma in mice using in vivo electrosonoporation
    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
    Mol Cancer Ther 3:1177-82. 2004
    ..These results show that muscle-targeted mIL-12 gene therapy for orthotopic HCC using in vivo electrosonoporation is very efficient and is thus promising for further clinical trial...
  38. ncbi request reprint Strategies for successful left-lobe living donor liver transplantation in 250 consecutive adult cases in a single center
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 216:353-62. 2013
    ..Living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) using left-lobe grafts was not generally recognized as feasible due to the problem of graft size...
  39. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of the rml gene homologs from Porphyromonas gingivalis
    Y Shibata
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 14:339-47. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the rml gene homologs might be essential for the viability of P. gingivalis under the culture conditions used in this study...
  40. ncbi request reprint Trends in morbidity and mortality after hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: an institute's experience with 625 patients
    Akinobu Taketomi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 204:580-7. 2007
    ..Despite recent developments in surgery and patient management during the perioperative period, critical complications still developed in a few patients who had hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Case of early adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach
    Yasue Kimura
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:315-20. 2013
    ..Therefore, future treatment for recurrent adenosquamous carcinoma of the stomach should be considered...
  42. 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
  43. doi 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...
  44. doi request reprint Significance of DNA polymerase delta catalytic subunit p125 induced by mutant p53 in the invasive potential of human hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kensaku Sanefuji
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oncology 79:229-37. 2010
    ..To clarify the role of DNA polymerase delta in tumor progression, we examined the expression of its main catalytic subunit p125 encoded by POLD1 in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and human HCC cell lines...
  45. pmc Biological function of the dTDP-rhamnose synthesis pathway in Streptococcus mutans
    Y Tsukioka
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Bacteriol 179:1126-34. 1997
    ..This is the first report of the biological function of the dTDP-rhamnose pathway in streptococci...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of CD133-positive stem cells in repeated recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation: a case report
    Takeo Toshima
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:383-8. 2013
    ..This case illustrates the need for further research to clarify the mutual effect of CD133-positive hepatic stem cells for the development of new therapeutic strategies...
  47. doi request reprint Characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma developed after achieving sustained virological response to interferon therapy for hepatitis C
    Kensaku Sanefuji
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 99:32-7. 2009
    ..However, HCC develops in the some patients who have achieved a sustained virological response (SVR). The aim of this study was to clarify the features and prognosis of SVR patients who developed HCC...
  48. 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...
  49. ncbi request reprint Subcuticular absorbable suture with subcutaneous drainage system prevents incisional SSI after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eiji Tsujita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, 730 8619, Japan
    World J Surg 36:1651-6. 2012
    ..The effectiveness of subcuticular absorbable suture with subcutaneous drainage to decrease the risk of postoperative incisional surgical site infection (SSI) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients was evaluated...
  50. ncbi request reprint Role of growth factor receptor bound protein 7 in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Shinji Itoh
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Mol Cancer Res 5:667-73. 2007
    ..Grb7 expression can modulate the invasive phenotype of HCC. Grb7 plays an important role in HCC progression and is strongly associated with expression of FAK. Grb7 could be a therapeutic target in HCC...
  51. doi request reprint Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Akinobu Taketomi
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:124-30. 2008
    ..With the recent advances in adult living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT), there may be a marked change in the role of liver transplantation for hepatic malignancies, in particular for HCC...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of histone deacetylase 1 expression in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tatsuya Rikimaru
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oncology 72:69-74. 2007
    ..This study was designed to clarify the role of HDAC1 expression in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Preoperative neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is a predictor of survival after hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma: a retrospective analysis
    Yohei Mano
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Surg 258:301-5. 2013
    ..To clarify the prognostic value of the preoperative blood neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in patients undergoing hepatectomy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Obstructing spontaneous major shunt vessels is mandatory to keep adequate portal inflow in living-donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Transplantation 95:1270-7. 2013
    ..It has not been addressed whether the major spontaneous portosystemic shunt vessels should be ligated in living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  55. 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
    ....
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Verification of our therapeutic criterion for acute cholecystitis: "perform a subemergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy when a patient is judged to be able to tolerate general anesthesia"--the experience in a single community hospital
    Hideaki Uchiyama
    Department of Surgery, Fukuoka City Hospital, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:339-43. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study was to verify whether this criterion is justified...
  58. ncbi request reprint Application of splenectomy to decompress portal pressure in left lobe living donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:282-9. 2013
    ..0.7 +/- 0.4 L/day, p = 0.01) than Group-NS. The cumulative 5-year graft survival rate was 86.8% in Group-S and 76.2% in Group-NS (p = 0.03). In conclusion, splenectomy had beneficial impacts on graft outcomes in left-lobe LDLT...
  59. doi request reprint Surgical impacts of an en bloc resection of the diaphragm for hepatocellular carcinoma with gross diaphragmatic involvement
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surg Today 41:101-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the short- and long-term surgical impacts of HCC with gross diaphragmatic involvement in patients undergoing an en bloc resection of the diaphragm...
  60. ncbi request reprint Poor prognostic factors after repeat hepatectomy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma in the modern era
    Eiji Tsujita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Am Surg 78:419-25. 2012
    ..Patients with recurrent HCC do not have universally poor outcomes, and our simple scoring system using five poor prognostic factors could serve to advise the prognosis and the potential benefit for patient selection about repeat Hx...
  61. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of focal adhesion kinase in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma is associated with poor tumor differentiation
    Ryuji Ohta
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oncology 71:417-22. 2006
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate FAK expression in ICC and to assess whether its expression is correlated with clinicopathological factors or prognosis in patients with ICC...
  62. ncbi request reprint Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: its mode of spreading and therapeutic modalities
    Ken Shirabe
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surgery 131:S159-64. 2002
    ..In this article, we review the mode of invasion and the therapeutic modalities: hepatic resection, lymph node dissection, liver transplantation, radiation, and chemotherapy for IHCC...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint Significance of stroke volume variation during hepatic resection under infrahepatic inferior vena cava and portal triad clamping
    Norifumi Harimoto
    Department of Surgery, Iizuka Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:362-9. 2013
    ..The current retrospective study was to investigate SVV and central venous pressure (CVP) during hepatic resection under clamping of both the infrahepatic inferior vena cava (IVC) and the portal triad...
  66. ncbi request reprint The role of serum interleukin-8 in hepatic resections
    Tomonobu Gion
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 40:543-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether the early postoperative serum IL-8 level may potentially be a new indicator of a surgical stress in patients undergoing a hepatic resection...
  67. doi request reprint Fascin overexpression is involved in carcinogenesis and prognosis of human intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: immunohistochemical and molecular analysis
    Tomohiro Iguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Hum Pathol 40:174-80. 2009
    ..It is a significant indicator of a poor prognosis for patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma...
  68. ncbi request reprint A high MELD score, combined with the presence of hepatitis C, is associated with a poor prognosis in living donor liver transplantation
    Toru Ikegami
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 44:233-40. 2014
    ..The feasibility of performing living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) for patients with high end-stage liver disease (MELD) scores needs to be assessed...
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi request reprint Outcome of hepatectomy in hepatocellular carcinoma patients aged 80 years and older
    Eiji Tsujita
    Department of Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1553-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to determine the effect of age on the outcome of hepatic resection in octogenarian patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Angiogenic switch as a molecular target of malignant tumors
    Shinji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 38:93-7. 2003
    ..More important, inhibition of the angiopoietin/Tie2 signal transduction cascade is a promising approach for HCC treatment...
  72. doi request reprint Expression of platelet-activating factor receptor: a novel prognosticator in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma following hepatectomy
    Dai Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oncology 72:381-7. 2007
    ..Though various functions of PAF have been associated with tumor activities, the mechanism of PAF-PAF receptor signaling in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains to be elucidated...
  73. ncbi request reprint Biological functions of UDP-glucose synthesis in Streptococcus mutans
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka, Japan
    Microbiology 144:1235-45. 1998
    ..mutans (as a glucose donor for side-chain formation), but is also important for the organism's viability in environmental conditions of low pH...
  74. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a polyurethane foam/spheroid artificial liver by using human hepatoblastoma cell line (Hep G2)
    J Fukuda
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cell Transplant 12:51-8. 2003
    ..These results suggest that Hep G2 is a potential cell source PUF-HALSS...
  75. ncbi request reprint CD4 T cell-mediated masking effects of the immunogenicity of tumor-associated antigens are qualitatively and quantitatively different depending on the individual antigens
    Shinji Okano
    Division of Pathophysiological and Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 104:1-14. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that the CD4 T cell-mediated masking effects of the immunogenicity of tumor-associated antigens are qualitatively and quantitatively different depending on the individual antigens...
  76. ncbi request reprint Liver metastasis with intraductal invasion originating from rectal cancer: report of a case
    Hiroto Kayashima
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 38:765-8. 2008
    ..This CK staining pattern suggested that the liver tumor was a metastasis from the previously resected rectal cancer. Thus, metastases from colorectal cancer can involve intraductal growth...
  77. doi request reprint Risk factors for early recurrence after curative hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases
    Yo ichi Yamashita
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, National Kyushu Cancer Center, 3 1 1 Notame, Minami Ku, Fukuoka, 811 1395, Japan
    Surg Today 41:526-32. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to identify risk factors of early recurrence, defined as recurrence within 1 year after surgery...
  78. doi 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...
  79. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive hepatectomy: modulation of systemic reactions to operation or laparoscopic approach?
    Mitsuo Shimada
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Surgery 131:S312-7. 2002
    ..A new concept of surgical stress has been proposed that consists of both aggressiveness of operation and systemic reactions to an operation...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Basic study about the development of the hybrid-artificial liver support system using human hepatoma cell lines (Hep G2, Huh 7): effects on liver functions by extracellular matrix (type I collagen) in monolayer culture]
    M Fujii
    Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 92:299-305. 2001
    ..In particular, Hep G2 cultured in type I collagen-coated monolayer demonstrated relatively high ammonia removal and albumin synthesis capacity. These results indicate the possibility of the application of human hepatocytes to HALSS...
  81. ncbi request reprint Role of two component signaling response regulators in acid tolerance of Streptococcus mutans
    M Kawada-Matsuo
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dental Science, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 24:173-6. 2009
    ..Fourteen hk-rr homologs and one orphan rr homolog were identified in the Streptococcus mutans UA159 genome database. There have been no comprehensive evaluations of the roles of rr homologs in the acid tolerance of S. mutans...
  82. pmc Identification of a fourth gene involved in dTDP-rhamnose synthesis in Streptococcus mutans
    Y Tsukioka
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Bacteriol 179:4411-4. 1997
    ..mutans. Furthermore, conservation of the rmlD gene in Streptococcus species was demonstrated by Southern blot analysis...
  83. ncbi request reprint Immunodominant region of Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans 40-kilodalton heat shock protein in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    A Yoshida
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology, Kyushu University, Faculty of Dental Science, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Dent Res 80:346-50. 2001
    ..The difference between RA and infectious disease patients was also significant (p < 0.05). These results suggest that the N-terminal region of DnaJ from A. actinomycetemcomitans may contribute to the etiologic analysis of RA...
  84. ncbi request reprint Expression levels of adiponectin receptors and periodontitis
    N Yamaguchi
    Section of Pediatric Dentistry, Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Periodontal Res 45:296-300. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigated whether the expression levels of adiponectin receptors (AdipoR1 and AdipoR2) are related to the presence of periodontitis...
  85. ncbi request reprint Influence of dentition status on physical disability, mental impairment, and mortality in institutionalized elderly people
    Y Shimazaki
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dental Science, Japan
    J Dent Res 80:340-5. 2001
    ..Poorer dentition status, especially edentulousness without dentures, may therefore be related to deterioration in the systemic health of the aged...
  86. ncbi request reprint A gene cluster for the synthesis of serotype d-specific polysaccharide antigen in Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans
    Y Nakano
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, 812 8582, Fukuoka, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1493:259-63. 2000
    ..These results suggest that the synthesis and structure of serotype d-specific polysaccharide of A. actinomycetemcomitans is quite different from those of other serotype strains...
  87. ncbi request reprint Adult onset globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease): analysis of galactosylceramidase cDNA from four Japanese patients
    H Furuya
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University 60, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Genet 100:450-6. 1997
    ..This difference in mutation sites may affect the clinical features of GLD...
  88. pmc Recombination between gtfB and gtfC is required for survival of a dTDP-rhamnose synthesis-deficient mutant of Streptococcus mutans in the presence of sucrose
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Infect Immun 67:3693-7. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the rml mutants of S. mutans, which are defective in dTDP-rhamnose synthesis, can survive only in the absence of water-insoluble glucan synthesis...
  89. pmc A novel gene required for rhamnose-glucose polysaccharide synthesis in Streptococcus mutans
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Bacteriol 181:6556-9. 1999
    ..Gene rgpG complemented a wecA mutation of E. coli, suggesting that rgpG may function similarly in RGP synthesis...
  90. ncbi request reprint A novel NDP-6-deoxyhexosyl-4-ulose reductase in the pathway for the synthesis of thymidine diphosphate-D-fucose
    Y Yoshida
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Biol Chem 274:16933-9. 1999
    ..3 and 28.7 microM, respectively, and that the enzyme follows the sequential mechanism. This paper is the first report on the dTDP-D-fucose synthetic pathway and dTDP-4-keto-6-deoxy-D-glucose reductase...
  91. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of major hepatic resection for small hepatocellular carcinoma
    M Shimada
    Second Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:401-6. 1999
    ..The aim of this study is to clarify the significance of a major hepatectomy for small hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs)...
  92. ncbi request reprint A novel dnaK operon from Porphyromonas gingivalis
    A Yoshida
    First Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    FEBS Lett 446:287-91. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the DnaK homologue of P. gingivalis, with its unique genetic structure and evolutionary features, works as a member of the DnaK chaperone system...
  93. ncbi request reprint Thymidine diphosphate-6-deoxy-L-lyxo-4-hexulose reductase synthesizing dTDP-6-deoxy-L-talose from Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans
    Y Nakano
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Biol Chem 275:6806-12. 2000
    ..Neither the gene for dTDP-6-deoxy-L-talose biosynthesis nor its corresponding protein product has been found in other bacteria; this biosynthetic pathway is identified here for the first time...
  94. pmc Genes involved in cell wall localization and side chain formation of rhamnose-glucose polysaccharide in Streptococcus mutans
    Y Yamashita
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dentistry, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Bacteriol 180:5803-7. 1998
    ..RgpC and RgpD are homologous to ATP-binding cassette transporter components and may be involved in polysaccharide export, whereas RgpE may be a transferase of side chain glucose...
  95. ncbi request reprint The role of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin levels in hepatocellular carcinoma and liver tissues
    M Shimada
    Department of Surgery II, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, 812 8582, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Lett 159:87-94. 2000
    ..Therefore, the DCP level may have an important role in hepatocarcinogenesis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Hybrid artificial liver using hepatocyte organoid culture
    K Funatsu
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Artif Organs 25:194-200. 2001
    ..The results indicated that this module seems to be promising as a hybrid artificial liver...
  97. ncbi request reprint Surgical indications for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
    M Shimada
    Department of Surgery II, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
    Hepatogastroenterology 47:1095-9. 2000
    ..The aim of this study is to clarify the limitations of hepatectomy for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma...
  98. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic hepatectomy and dissection of lymph nodes for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Case report
    N Harimoto
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Endosc 16:1806. 2002
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted hepatectomy using the Endoclose: a case report
    S Maehara
    Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Surg Endosc 16:1363-4. 2002
    ..Herein we report a case in which a new bleeding control method using Endoclose was introduced for laparoscopy-assisted hepatectomy...
  100. ncbi request reprint Relationship of metabolic syndrome to periodontal disease in Japanese women: the Hisayama Study
    Y Shimazaki
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dental Science, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Dent Res 86:271-5. 2007
    ..2-14.8), respectively. These results indicate that metabolic syndrome increases risk of periodontitis, and suggest that people exhibiting several components of metabolic syndrome should be encouraged to undergo a periodontal examination...
  101. ncbi request reprint Improved accuracy in terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism phylogenetic analysis using a novel internal size standard definition
    T Takeshita
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Kyushu University Faculty of Dental Science, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oral Microbiol Immunol 22:419-28. 2007
    ..To minimize sizing errors, we proposed optimizing the size definition of internal standards...