M Iwasa

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Affiliation: Mie University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Branched-chain amino acid supplementation reduces oxidative stress and prolongs survival in rats with advanced liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70309. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Nutrition therapy using a multidisciplinary team improves survival rates in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan Electronic address
    Nutrition 29:1418-21. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Regional reduction in gray and white matter volume in brains of cirrhotic patients: voxel-based analysis of MRI
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu, Mie, 514 8507, Japan
    Metab Brain Dis 27:551-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of long-term dietary restriction of total calories, fat, iron, and protein in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus
    Motoh Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Nutrition 20:368-71. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Modified diagnostic criteria of drug-induced liver injury proposed by the international consensus meeting
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:869-74. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Improvement of regional cerebral blood flow after treatment with branched-chain amino acid solutions in patients with cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:733-7. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron restriction improves aminotransferase levels in chronic hepatitis C patients
    Motoh Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu City, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:529-31. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cingulate gyrus blood flow in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Metab Brain Dis 20:7-17. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Patients achieving clearance of HCV with interferon therapy recover from decreased retinol-binding protein 4 levels
    M Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 16:716-23. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Visceral fat volume predicts new-onset type 2 diabetes in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 94:468-70. 2011

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  1. pmc Branched-chain amino acid supplementation reduces oxidative stress and prolongs survival in rats with advanced liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e70309. 2013
    ..BCAA prolongs survival in cirrhotic rats and this was likely the consequences of reduced iron accumulation, oxidative stress and fibrosis and improved glucose metabolism in the liver. ..
  2. doi request reprint Nutrition therapy using a multidisciplinary team improves survival rates in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan Electronic address
    Nutrition 29:1418-21. 2013
    ..The present study retrospectively analyzed whether nutrition therapy for liver cirrhosis (LC), performed by a multidisciplinary team that includes registered dieticians, improves survival rates...
  3. doi request reprint Regional reduction in gray and white matter volume in brains of cirrhotic patients: voxel-based analysis of MRI
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu, Mie, 514 8507, Japan
    Metab Brain Dis 27:551-7. 2012
    ..Abnormal function in the above regions may account for the ammonia-mediated changes and neuropsychological deficits in hepatic encephalopathy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of long-term dietary restriction of total calories, fat, iron, and protein in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus
    Motoh Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Nutrition 20:368-71. 2004
    ..We evaluated the balance of energy intake and changes in physical and hematologic indices of nutrition after a long-term dietary therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Modified diagnostic criteria of drug-induced liver injury proposed by the international consensus meeting
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:869-74. 2005
    ..It remains controversial whether the revised criteria can exclude drugs not causing liver injury...
  6. ncbi request reprint Improvement of regional cerebral blood flow after treatment with branched-chain amino acid solutions in patients with cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:733-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of intravenous infusion of branched-chain amino acids on brain perfusion in patients with liver cirrhosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary iron restriction improves aminotransferase levels in chronic hepatitis C patients
    Motoh Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu City, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:529-31. 2002
    ..The present study was undertaken to evaluate whether low-iron diet improves liver function tests in patients with chronic hepatitis C...
  8. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cingulate gyrus blood flow in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Metab Brain Dis 20:7-17. 2005
    ..Blood flow in the anterior cingulate gyrus as measured by SPECT may be a simple and good indicator of cerebral functional changes in patients with LC...
  9. doi request reprint Patients achieving clearance of HCV with interferon therapy recover from decreased retinol-binding protein 4 levels
    M Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 16:716-23. 2009
    ..This is further supported by the observation that RBP4 levels increased significantly after treatment only in sustained virological response (SVR) patients and reached levels comparable to those of healthy subjects...
  10. doi request reprint Visceral fat volume predicts new-onset type 2 diabetes in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Motoh Iwasa
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 94:468-70. 2011
    ..Increased visceral fat area (VFA) was associated with high values of HbA1c. The variables associated with a high risk of new-onset diabetes had a VFA>101 cm(2) in CHC, but not in NAFLD...
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of hepatic oxidative DNA damage in patients with chronic hepatitis B and C
    N Fujita
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 15:498-507. 2008
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  12. pmc Hepatic oxidative DNA damage is associated with increased risk for hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis C
    H Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    Br J Cancer 98:580-6. 2008
    ..The strong correlation between hepatic DNA damage and iron overload suggests that the iron content may be a strong mediator of oxidative stress and iron reduction may reduce HCC incidence in patients with chronic hepatitis C...
  13. ncbi request reprint Decrease of regional cerebral blood flow in liver cirrhosis
    M Iwasa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University, Tsu, Japan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:1001-6. 2000
    ..Alterations of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in subjects with liver cirrhosis have not been fully evaluated. We evaluated quantitative changes in rCBF using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Biliary excretion of TT virus (TTV)
    N Nakagawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Mie Ken, Japan
    J Med Virol 61:462-7. 2000
    ..TTV DNA was detected only in serum from some patients, suggesting that replication of TTV may occur in other organs as well as in the liver...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of bezafibrate in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection: combination with interferon and ribavirin
    N Fujita
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 13:441-8. 2006
    ..This pilot study provides further evidence of an association between HCV and LDL in serum and suggests the potential usefulness of bezafibrate as an anti-HCV reagent for the treatment of CHC patients...
  16. ncbi request reprint Restriction of dietary calories, fat and iron improves non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Mika Yamamoto
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie University, Tsu, Mie, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:498-503. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the grade of hepatic iron accumulation and the therapeutic response to restriction of calories, fat and iron in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Role of transferrin receptor 2 in hepatic accumulation of iron in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Rumi Mifuji
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Institute of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:144-51. 2006
    ..This study assessed if the protein expression of transferrin receptor 2 (TfR2) is upregulated in the liver of patients with CH-C and if TfR2 protein mediates iron accumulation during hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection...
  18. ncbi request reprint Accumulation of 8-nitroguanine in the liver of patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Shinichiro Horiike
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    J Hepatol 43:403-10. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of lactoferrin in patients with chronic hepatitis C: combination therapy with interferon and ribavirin
    Masahiko Kaito
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1894-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of combined triple therapy of lactoferrin, interferon and ribavirin in patients with CHC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Nonimmune complexed HCV RNA titer in serum as a predictor of interferon response in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Naoki Fujita
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:645-52. 2003
    ....
  21. pmc Hepcidin expression in the liver: relatively low level in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Naoki Fujita
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    Mol Med 13:97-104. 2007
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  22. ncbi request reprint Ultrastructural demonstration of hepatitis B virus production in a mouse model produced by hydrodynamic transfection
    Masayoshi Konishi
    Center for Physical and Mental Health, Mie University, Mie, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 20:31-6. 2007
    ..This mouse model may be useful for screening in vivo the efficacy of antiviral drugs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hepatic iron accumulation is associated with disease progression and resistance to interferon/ribavirin combination therapy in chronic hepatitis C
    Naoki Fujita
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1886-93. 2007
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Twice-a-day versus once-a-day interferon-beta therapy in chronic hepatitis C
    Masahiko Kaito
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu City, Mie, Japan 514 8507
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:775-8. 2003
    ..We compared the efficacy and safety of twice-a-day versus once-a-day of natural interferon-beta for the initial treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis C...
  25. doi request reprint Iron overload is associated with hepatic oxidative damage to DNA in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
    Naoki Fujita
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie, Japan
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:424-32. 2009
    ..In conclusion, iron overload may play an important role in the pathogenesis of NASH by generating oxidative DNA damage and iron reduction therapy may reduce hepatocellular carcinoma incidence in patients with NASH...
  26. doi request reprint Patients with chronic hepatitis C achieving a sustained virological response to peginterferon and ribavirin therapy recover from impaired hepcidin secretion
    Naoki Fujita
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    J Hepatol 49:702-10. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the clinical relevance of hepatic producing iron regulatory hormone-hepcidin, on iron overload in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Positron emission tomography image on evaluating intraperitoneal dissemination of malignant gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    Yoshinao Kobayashi
    Department of Gastroenterolgy and Hepatology, Institute of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu City, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:895-7. 2008
    ..PET provides important information on tumor distribution and has an impact on evaluating clinical stage in GIST patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Hepatic oxidative DNA damage correlates with iron overload in chronic hepatitis C patients
    Naoki Fujita
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    Free Radic Biol Med 42:353-62. 2007
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma using a sensitive assay for serum des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin: a prospective study
    Jiro Ikoma
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:235-8. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Unidentified virus-like particles are detected in plasmas with elevated ALT levels: are they significant of etiological agent(s) of non-B, non-C hepatitis?
    Masahiko Kaito
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Med Mol Morphol 40:23-8. 2007
    ..Spherical VLPs are detected in HBV- and HCV-negative plasmas significantly correlated with the elevation of ALT, suggesting that they are implicated in non-B, non-C hepatitis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Single photon emission computed tomography and statistical parametric mapping analysis in cirrhotic patients with and without minimal hepatic encephalopathy
    Yuri Nakagawa
    Department of Radiology, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 18:123-9. 2004
    ..The relationships between rCBF and neuropsychological test, severity of disease and biochemical data were also assessed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Morphological identification of hepatitis C virus E1 and E2 envelope glycoproteins on the virion surface using immunogold electron microscopy
    Masahiko Kaito
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Science, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 18:673-8. 2006
    ..These particles also specifically reacted with both anti-E1 and E2 antibodies. This is the first report showing the presence of both HCV E1 and E2 glycoproteins on HCV virion surface in human plasma samples...
  33. doi request reprint Value of the apparent diffusion coefficient for quantification of low-grade hepatic encephalopathy
    Ryosuke Sugimoto
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1413-20. 2008
    ..Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is associated with poorer quality of life and increased work disability. Recently, low-grade cerebral edema has been implicated in chronic liver disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Improvement of regional cerebral blood flow after oral intake of branched-chain amino acids in patients with cirrhosis
    Mika Yamamoto
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University School of Medicine, Edobashi 2 174, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 11:6792-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of oral intake of branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) on brain perfusion in patients with liver cirrhosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of transferrin receptor 2 and ferroportin 1 mRNA in the liver of patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Masaki Takeo
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:562-9. 2005
    ..The mechanism of iron accumulation in the liver is not known. In the present study, hepatic messenger RNA (mRNA) expression of transferrin receptor (TfR)1, TfR2, and ferroportin (FP)1 was measured in patients with chronic hepatitis (CH)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hepatic arterial infusion of 5-fluorouracil in combination with subcutaneous interferon-alpha for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma
    Makoto Kuroda
    Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Institute of Medical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:518-21. 2007
    ..However, TACI is not sufficient to improve prognosis. In this study, we evaluated the response to hepatic arterial infusion of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) in combination with subcutaneous interferon (IFN)-alpha in patients with advanced HCC...
  37. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism of UDP-glucuronosyltransferase 1A7 gene: a possible new risk factor for lung cancer
    Jun Araki
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Institute of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Eur J Cancer 41:2360-5. 2005
    ..Homozygous UGT1A7*3 is a possible risk factor for lung cancer, at least in the Japanese population. Thus, determination of UGT1A7 polymorphisms may provide an important clue to preventive measures against lung cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint Linkage disequilibrium of UGT1A1 *6 and UGT1A1 *28 in relation to UGT1A6 and UGT1A7 polymorphisms
    Naohito Urawa
    Division of Clinical Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Institute of Medical Science, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie 514 8507, Japan
    Oncol Rep 16:801-6. 2006
    ..Although patients with GS and CNS-II are believed to have good prognosis, a subgroup of GS or CNS-II patients with the UGT1A1 *6 polymorphism might be at risk of abnormal drug metabolism and of developing malignant disease...
  39. doi request reprint Reactive nitrogen species mediate DNA damage in Helicobacter pylori-infected gastric mucosa
    Masaki Katsurahara
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Division of Clinical Medicine and Biochemical Sciences, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    Helicobacter 14:552-8. 2009
    ..In this study, RNS-mediated DNA damage in gastric mucosa was observed directly using a newly developed antibody to 8-NG to clarify how H. pylori infection causes nitrative DNA damage to gastric epithelial cells...
  40. ncbi request reprint Increased renal expression of bilirubin glucuronide transporters in a rat model of obstructive jaundice
    Yuji Tanaka
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, 2 174 Edobashi, Tsu City, 514 8507, Japan
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 282:G656-62. 2002
    ..Upregulation of MRP2 in the kidneys and MRP3 in the liver may be a compensatory mechanism to improve bilirubin clearance during obstructive jaundice...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Severe alcoholic hepatitis resulting in liver transplantation: the first case in Japan]
    Masahiro Naito
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 94:753-5. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Lactoferrin inhibits hepatitis C virus viremia in chronic hepatitis C patients with high viral loads and HCV genotype 1b
    Motoh Iwasa
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:766-7. 2002
  43. ncbi request reprint Cerebral blood flow in basal ganglia is correlated with clinical signs of hepatic encephalopathy in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:763-4. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Iron reduction therapy by phlebotomy reduces lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress in patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Masahiko Kaito
    J Gastroenterol 41:921-2. 2006
  45. ncbi request reprint Increased lipid peroxidation in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and chronic hepatitis C as measured by the plasma level of 8-isoprostane
    Masayoshi Konishi
    Center for Physical and Mental Health, Mie University, Mie, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1821-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify whether the degree of lipid peroxidation, as measured by the plasma level of 8-isoprostane, influences the progression of chronic liver diseases and hepatocarcinogenesis...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Phlebotomy, dietary iron restriction therapy and bovine lactoferrin therapy for chronic hepatitis C]
    Masahiko Kaito
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mie University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 62:534-9. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint Influence of phlebotomy on iron-related gene expression levels in the livers of patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Naoki Fujita
    J Gastroenterol 42:326-7. 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint "Green juice"-associated granulomatous hepatitis
    Rumi Mifuji
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:2334-5. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Elevation of 8-isoprostane in patients with hepatitis C virus infection undergoing hemodialysis
    Tomoaki Ishihara
    J Clin Virol 37:231-2. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint Iron content and consumption of health foods by patients with chronic hepatitis C
    Kazuko Iwata
    J Gastroenterol 41:919-20. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Hepatotoxicity associated with Lyophyllum decastes Sing. (Hatakeshimeji)
    Motoh Iwasa
    J Gastroenterol 41:606-7. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber decreases ammonia levels in patients with cirrhosis
    Motoh Iwasa
    Hepatology 41:217-8; author reply 219. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Spirulina-associated hepatotoxicity
    Motoh Iwasa
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:3212-3. 2002