Atsushi Nanashima

Summary

Affiliation: Nagasaki University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Associated factors with surgical site infections after hepatectomy: predictions and countermeasures by a retrospective cohort study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:310-4. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of vessel-sealing devices combined with crush clamping method for hepatectomy: a retrospective cohort study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Int J Surg 11:891-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional liver reserve parameters predictive for posthepatectomy complications
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    J Surg Res 185:127-35. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: relationship between tumor imaging enhancement by measuring attenuation and clinicopathologic characteristics
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 38:785-92. 2013
  5. pmc Does the placement of a cystic duct tube after a hepatic resection help reduce the incidence of post-operative bile leak?
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 15:517-22. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Correlation between morphological and functional liver volume in each sector using integrated SPECT/CT imaging by computed tomography and technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in patients with various diseases who had undergone hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 34:652-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Usefulness of examining hepatic functional volume using technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 34:478-88. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical significances of cancer stem cells markers in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma who underwent hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 8528012 Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2107-14. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of intraoperative blood loss in patients undergoing hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 8528501, Japan
    Surg Today 43:485-93. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Experience of surgical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinomas at a Japanese single cancer institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:347-50. 2012

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Publications102 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Associated factors with surgical site infections after hepatectomy: predictions and countermeasures by a retrospective cohort study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Int J Surg 12:310-4. 2014
    ..To clarify the factors associated with post-hepatectomy surgical site infections (SSIs), the clinicopathological data of 526 patients who underwent hepatectomy was retrospectively examined as a retrospectively cohort study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of vessel-sealing devices combined with crush clamping method for hepatectomy: a retrospective cohort study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    Int J Surg 11:891-7. 2013
    ..Some sealing devices were retrospectively compared to evaluate the efficacy of each device for controlling blood loss, transection time and postoperative complications in hepatectomy as a cohort study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Functional liver reserve parameters predictive for posthepatectomy complications
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan Electronic address
    J Surg Res 185:127-35. 2013
    ..A comprehensive evaluation of preoperative liver functions is necessary for the prediction of the risk of posthepatectomy complications...
  4. doi request reprint Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: relationship between tumor imaging enhancement by measuring attenuation and clinicopathologic characteristics
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Abdom Imaging 38:785-92. 2013
    ..To precisely identify the characteristics of tumor enhancement patterns, we examined the relationship between CT attenuation in the tumor and clinicopathological parameters or prognosis...
  5. pmc Does the placement of a cystic duct tube after a hepatic resection help reduce the incidence of post-operative bile leak?
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 15:517-22. 2013
    ..In this retrospective study, the effects of cystic duct (C) tube use on the incidence of post-hepatectomy bile leak were assessed...
  6. doi request reprint Correlation between morphological and functional liver volume in each sector using integrated SPECT/CT imaging by computed tomography and technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in patients with various diseases who had undergone hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 34:652-9. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Usefulness of examining hepatic functional volume using technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Nucl Med Commun 34:478-88. 2013
    ..To this end, we examined the relationship using data from surgical records of 67 patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who underwent hepatectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical significances of cancer stem cells markers in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma who underwent hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 8528012 Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2107-14. 2013
    ..CSCs might be useful markers for tumor-free survival in patients with ICC after hepatectomy and further investigation in larger series is warranted...
  9. doi request reprint Predictors of intraoperative blood loss in patients undergoing hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 8528501, Japan
    Surg Today 43:485-93. 2013
    ..Despite recent advances in surgical techniques, blood loss can still determine the postoperative outcome of hepatectomy. Thus, the preoperative identification of risk factors predicting increased blood loss is important...
  10. doi request reprint Experience of surgical resection for hilar cholangiocarcinomas at a Japanese single cancer institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:347-50. 2012
    ..Surgical resection is a radical treatment option for hilar bile duct carcinoma (HBDC); however, it is still difficult to cure and postoperative morbidity is high at this stage...
  11. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic therapy using talaporfin sodium (Laserphyrin®) for bile duct carcinoma: a preliminary clinical trial
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Anticancer Res 32:4931-8. 2012
    ..One patient survived with good status for 24 months. Adjuvant TPS-PDT is a safe and useful treatment for local control of BDC. Compared to the conventional PDT, the patient's quality of life is remarkably improved...
  12. doi request reprint Safety of hepatectomy accompanying combined resection of other organs
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1915-20. 2012
    ..The present study analyzed postoperative outcomes for patients who underwent hepatectomy accompanied by resection of other organs, to clarify operative safety...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between microvessel count and clinicopathological characteristics and postoperative survival in patients with pancreatic carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1964-9. 2012
    ..The present study aimed to elucidate the relationship between microvessel count (MVC) according to CD34 expression and clinicopathological characteristics or prognosis in pancreatic carcinoma (PC) patients who underwent hepatectomy...
  14. doi request reprint Evaluation of surgical resection for gallbladder carcinoma at a Japanese cancer institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1717-21. 2012
    ..An assessment of the surgical results and chemotherapy options may elucidate effective treatments...
  15. doi request reprint Three-dimensional fusion images of hepatic vasculature and bile duct used for preoperative simulation before hepatic surgery
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1748-57. 2012
    ..Present study utilized 3D cholangiography and angiography with multi-detector-row computed tomography (MDCT) to acquire information regarding operative simulations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Extended right hepatectomy for hilar bile duct carcinoma using the modified liver hanging maneuver
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1583-5. 2012
    ..Applying the modified LHM for extended right hepatectomy, the cut planes were easily and adequately obtained in patients with hilar bile duct carcinoma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Does fibrin glue prevent biliary and pancreatic fistula after surgical resection?
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1544-7. 2012
    ..We examined surgical results of fibrin glue use in patients who underwent hepatectomy or pancreatectomy to assess the efficacy of its use...
  18. doi request reprint Comparison of postoperative morbidity in elderly patients who underwent pancreatic resection
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1141-6. 2012
    ..Operative indications for pancreatectomy in elderly patients with pancreatic disease remain controversial. We examined clinicopathological characteristics and early outcomes in each generation of 147 patients who underwent pancreatectomy...
  19. doi request reprint Portal vein anastomosis with parachute method in hepatectomy and pancreatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1000-2. 2012
    ..Parachute anastomosis in the portal or superior mesenteric vein is a useful procedure to prevent vascular stenosis, particularly in case of anastomosis with different calibers...
  20. doi request reprint Evaluation of surgical resection for pancreatic carcinoma at a Japanese single cancer institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:911-5. 2012
    ..Surgical resection is a radical treatment option for pancreatic carcinoma (PC); however, it is still difficult to cure and patient prognosis is poor at this stage...
  21. doi request reprint Relationship of hepatic functional parameters with changes of functional liver volume using technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in patients undergoing preoperative portal vein embolization: a follow-up report
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 164:e235-42. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of the combination procedure of crash clamping and vessel sealing for hepatic resection
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 102:179-83. 2010
    ..Minimization of blood loss during resection of the hepatic parenchyma in hepatectomy remains a major problem. The usefulness of the LigaSure sealing system has been reported...
  23. ncbi request reprint Measurement of serum marker for bone metastasis (1-CTP) in hepatobiliary and pancreas malignancies
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 8528501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:694-7. 2010
    ..To clarify the significance of 1CTP in hepato-biliary pancreas malignancies, we examined the relationship between clinicopathological features and serum level of 1CTP...
  24. doi request reprint Prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatic resection: are elderly patients suitable for surgery?
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 104:284-91. 2011
    ..The indication for hepatectomy is still controversial in elderly patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We examined the clinicopathological features and survival of 188 HCC patients who underwent hepatectomy...
  25. doi request reprint Selecting treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma based on the results of hepatic resection and local ablation therapy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 101:481-5. 2010
    ..First-line treatment for <or=3 hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) <or=3 cm in size remains controversial. The superiority of survival benefit needs to be clarified between these modalities for such lesions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous hepatic and pulmonary resection for metastatic colonic carcinoma under thoraco-laparotomy with right oblique incision: case report
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1362-5. 2009
    ..For metastatic tumors simultaneously located in the right subphrenic part of the liver and the lower part of the right lung, thoraco-laparoscopy-assisted complete resection is a safe and useful option to achieve curative treatment...
  27. doi request reprint Tumor marker levels before and after curative treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma as predictors of patient survival
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 8528501, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3086-100. 2011
    ..Protein-induced vitamin K absence or antagonist II (PIVKA-II) is a sensitive diagnostic marker. Changes in these markers after treatment may reflect curability and predict outcome...
  28. doi request reprint Prediction of indocyanine green retention rate at 15 minutes by correlated liver function parameters before hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 169:e119-25. 2011
    ..To determine ICGR15 regardless of liver condition, we sought to establish a formula for converted ICGR15 based on conventional blood tests and technetium-99 m galactosyl human serum albumin ((99m)Tc-GSA) scintigraphy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Treatment of concomitant gastric varices in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma at a single Japanese institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:857-60. 2009
    ..Portal hypertension and hypersplenism were significantly improved. Simultaneous operation with Hassab's procedure and hepatectomy is useful and can be safely performed in HCC patients with gastric varices...
  30. ncbi request reprint Preoperative diagnosis of lymph node metastasis in biliary and pancreatic carcinomas: evaluation of the combination of multi-detector CT and serum CA19-9 level
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Hospital, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3617-26. 2010
    ..It is difficult to diagnose lymph node metastasis in biliary and pancreas carcinomas before surgery...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reducing the incidence of post-hepatectomy hepatic complications by preoperatively applying parameters predictive of liver function
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:871-8. 2010
    ..Using these indications before surgery in patients who underwent hepatectomy between 2004 and 2008, we compared the prevalences of postoperative complications in the the two groups of patients...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hepatectomy and pancreatectomy with combined vascular resection in patients with hepato-biliary and pancreas diseases at a single cancer institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:873-8. 2008
    ..In advanced cancers of hepatobiliary and pancreatic lesions, major vascular resection and reconstruction are necessary to accomplish curative resection, which may provide better patient outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between CT volumetry and functional liver volume using technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in patients undergoing preoperative portal vein embolization before major hepatectomy: a preliminary study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1190-5. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Modified Japan Integrated Staging is currently the best available staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma patients who have undergone hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 41:250-6. 2006
    ..To determine the best predictive staging system for HCC patients, we conducted a comparative analysis of prognosis using multivariate analysis in 230 Japanese HCC patients following hepatic resection...
  35. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of postoperative morbidity according to type and extent of hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:844-8. 2005
    ..The aim of our retrospective study was to compare the factors contributing to postoperative complications according to the extent of hepatectomy...
  36. doi request reprint Clinical significance of microvessel count in patients with metastatic liver cancer originating from colorectal carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2130-7. 2009
    ..We investigated whether MVC assessed by staining with CD34 antibody was associated with disease-free and overall survival in patients with metastatic liver cancer (MLC)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Parameters associated with changes in liver volume in patients undergoing portal vein embolization
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 133:95-101. 2006
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Relationship between microvessel count and postoperative survival in patients with intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2123-9. 2009
    ..The present study aimed to elucidate the relationship between microvessel count (MVC) according to CD34 expression and prognosis in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) patients who underwent hepatectomy based on our preliminary study...
  39. ncbi request reprint Strategy of treatment for hepatocellular carcinomas with vascular infiltration in patients undergoing hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Hepatology, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 101:557-63. 2010
    ..Vascular infiltration (VI) is an important prognostic factor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and predictive parameters are necessary to preoperatively decide treatment strategies in patients with HCC...
  40. ncbi request reprint Preoperative serum hyaluronic acid level as a good predictor of posthepatectomy complications
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagaski University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Today 34:913-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the efficiency of measuring hyaluronic acid (HA) levels preoperatively in patients with injured liver disease as a predictor of complications after hepatectomy...
  41. doi request reprint A modified grading system for post-hepatectomy metastatic liver cancer originating from colorectal carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan nagasaki u ac jp
    J Surg Oncol 98:363-70. 2008
    ..There is no appropriate grading system for prediction of survival of patients with metastatic liver cancer (MLC) from colorectal carcinoma. We propose the modified grading system for MLC from the present Japanese system...
  42. ncbi request reprint Relationship between period of survival and clinicopathological characteristics in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who underwent hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:540-6. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship between clinicopathological parameters' and survival periods in 234 HCC patients who underwent hepatectomy...
  43. ncbi request reprint Patient outcome and prognostic factors in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma after hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2337-42. 2007
    ..The present study was designed to provide a systematic analysis of prognosis of patients who underwent hepatic resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Preoperative serum level of CA19-9 predicts recurrence after curative surgery in node-negative colorectal cancer patients
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:696-9. 2003
    ..Preoperative serum levels of sialyl Lewisa (CA19-9), sialyl Lewisx (SLX), sialyl Tn (STN), and carcinoembryonic (CEA) antigens were analyzed for their value in predicting for such a group...
  45. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological characteristics of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy: relationship with status of viral hepatitis
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 96:487-92. 2007
    ..Viral hepatitis may modulate the status of liver dysfunction, tumor biology, and postoperative course in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  46. doi request reprint Usefulness of measuring hepatic functional volume using Technetium-99m galactosyl serum albumin scintigraphy in bile duct carcinoma: report of two cases
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:386-93. 2009
    ..In the liver with biliary obstruction or portal embolization, functional liver volume is decreased more than morphological volume. Measurement of functional volume provides useful information for deciding operative indication...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of measuring urinary sulfated bile acids in adult patients with hepatobiliary diseases
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Translational Medical Sciences Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 8528501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:299-302. 2009
    ..Measurement of urinary sulfated bile acid (USBA) level is a simple urine test that reflects the degree of cholestasis in newborns. The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical significances of this test for liver diseases in adults...
  48. ncbi request reprint Survival and recurrence after a sphincter-saving resection and abdominoperineal resection for adenocarcinoma of the rectum at or below the peritoneal reflection: a multivariate analysis
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Today 34:32-9. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Additional radical surgery after colonoscopic snare polypectomy for T1 colorectal cancer: use of the minilaparotomy approach
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Surg 89:10-4. 2004
    ..The minilaparotomy approach is suitable for an additional operation following colonoscopic polypectomy for T1 carcinoma, thus providing a minimally invasive alternative to conventional laparotomy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of portal vein embolization before right hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:773-7. 2009
    ..To identify clinical significances of portal vein embolization (PVE) prior to major hepatectomy, we examined clinical parameters and outcome after right hepatectomy in patients who underwent PVE...
  51. doi request reprint Usefulness of omental wrapping to prevent biliary leakage and delayed gastric emptying in left hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:847-50. 2012
    ..We examined clinical and surgical parameters after left hepatectomy with or without biliary reconstruction in 79 patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological and intraoperative parameters associated with postoperative hepatic complications
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:839-43. 2007
    ..To predict the risk of liver dysfunction associated complications after hepatectomy, we evaluated perioperative parameters in patients after hepatectomy...
  53. doi request reprint Usefulness of sonazoid-ultrasonography during hepatectomy in patients with liver tumors: A preliminary study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 103:152-7. 2011
    ..To improve diagnostic accuracy of intraoperative ultrasonography (IOUS), we investigated the usefulness of new contrast medium of microbubble agent, Sonazoid as a preliminary study...
  54. ncbi request reprint Distal intramural spread is an independent prognostic factor for distant metastasis and poor outcome in patients with rectal cancer: a multivariate analysis
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:163-70. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the prognostic value of distal intramural spread of tumor for survival and recurrence in patients with rectal cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of anastomosis in pancreaticogastrostomy and pancreaticojejunostomy after pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1243-6. 2007
    ..To clarify differences between the two procedures, we examined 66 patients who underwent PD and compared clinical and histological parameters, surgical records and patient outcomes...
  56. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment and adjuvant chemotherapy in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with advanced vascular involvement
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:627-32. 2008
    ..In advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with vascular involvement of major vessels, patients have a poor prognosis after surgical treatment...
  57. doi request reprint Synergic effect of photodynamic therapy using talaporfin sodium with conventional anticancer chemotherapy for the treatment of bile duct carcinoma
    Yoshikazu Nonaka
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 181:234-41. 2013
    ..The study objective was to evaluate the synergic effect of PDT using a new photosensitizer, talaporfin sodium (Laserphyrin), in combination with conventional anticancer drug treatments...
  58. ncbi request reprint An experience of treatment of postoperative biliary stricture at a single Japanese institute
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:43-6. 2009
    ..Complete resection of stricture and anastomosis between normal bile duct and intestine might be necessary. Indication of placement of metallic stent in stricture was thought to be carefully considered...
  59. ncbi request reprint Vascular transection using endovascular stapling in hepatic resection
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:498-500. 2009
    ..Vascular transection using vascular stapler could be performed safely and rapidly during anatomical hepatic resection...
  60. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical analysis of tumor biological factors in hepatocellular carcinoma: relationship to clinicopathological factors and prognosis after hepatic resection
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, 852 8501, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 39:148-54. 2004
    ..This study was designed to provide an immunohistochemical analysis of tumor biological factors in patients who underwent hepatectomy for HCC...
  61. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of new prognostic staging systems (SLiDe score) for hepatocellular carcinoma patients who underwent hepatectomy
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1137-40. 2009
    ..We examined 207 HCC patients following hepatic resection to determine the usefulness of this staging system for HCC patients after surgery...
  62. pmc Relationship between microvessel count and post-hepatectomy survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4915-22. 2008
    ..To elucidate the relationship between the microvessel count (MVC) by CD34 analyzed by immunohistochemical method and prognosis in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients who underwent hepatectomy based on our preliminary study...
  63. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological features of "intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct" and patient outcome after surgical resection
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1167-73. 2008
    ..However, its clinical spectrum and characteristics have not been fully evaluated...
  64. doi request reprint Relationship between pattern of tumor enhancement and clinicopathologic characteristics in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 98:535-9. 2008
    ..To identify the specific characteristics of different enhancement patterns, we examined the relationship between CT enhancement pattern and clinicopathological features or postoperative prognosis...
  65. ncbi request reprint An experience of hepatopancreatoduodenectomy in patients with hepatobiliary malignancies
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1691-4. 2008
    ..In the advanced stage of hepatobiliary malignancies, concurrent hepatopancreatoduodenectomy (HPD) is necessary to accomplish curative resection, even though high rates of morbidity and mortality still remain...
  66. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant photodynamic therapy for bile duct carcinoma after surgery: a preliminary study
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, 852 8501, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 39:1095-101. 2004
    ..Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a new palliative option in patients with non-resectable bile duct carcinoma (BDC). Here, we assessed the efficacy of adjuvant photodynamic therapy in eight patients with BDC who underwent surgical resection...
  67. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct extending superficially from the intrahepatic to extrahepatic bile duct
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 41:495-9. 2006
    ..It is important to consider malignancy in the presence of a dilated bile duct and in the absence of any cause of occlusion. Complete resection of IPNB results in a good prognosis and no recurrence...
  68. ncbi request reprint Fibrosis and inflammatory activity in noncancerous tissue and mitotic index of cancer tissue in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: relationship to clinicopathological factors and prognosis after hepatic resection
    Atsushi Nanashima
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 48:1517-22. 2003
    ..621, P = 0.006). Higher MI correlated with overall patient survival (P < 0.05) by univariate analysis. Grading and MI are the useful prognostic markers for predicting tumor recurrence and patient survival...
  69. ncbi request reprint Increased serum levels of interleukin-6 in malnourished patients with colorectal cancer
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Cancer Lett 202:109-15. 2003
    ..041). The postoperative median serum level of IL-6 in the malnourished group also tended to be higher. In conclusion, the peri-operative IL-6 response may be activated in malnourished colorectal cancer patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint The relationship between circulating interleukin-6 and carcinoembryonic antigen in patients with colorectal cancer
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:3561-4. 2003
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  71. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopy-assisted radiofrequency ablation liver cancer. Report of three cases
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:241-5. 2007
    ..For liver cancer located in the right subphrenic dome of the liver, thoracoscopy-assisted ablation is a safe and useful option particularly in patients with poor hepatic function...
  72. doi request reprint Characteristics of bile duct carcinoma with superficial extension in the epithelium
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    World J Surg 33:1255-8. 2009
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Difference in prognostic value between sialyl Lewis(a) and sialyl Lewis(x) antigen levels in the preoperative serum of gastric cancer patients
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Sasebo, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 34:408-15. 2002
    ..In conclusion, an elevated preoperative serum SLX level was a predictor for poor outcome after resection for gastric cancer, whereas CA19-9 was not...
  74. ncbi request reprint Polymorphism in the thymidylate synthase promoter enhancer region is not an efficacious marker for tumor sensitivity to 5-fluorouracil-based oral adjuvant chemotherapy in colorectal cancer
    Takashi Tsuji
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 9:3700-4. 2003
    ..91; P = 0.84). In conclusion, TSER genotype is not an efficacious marker for tumor sensitivity to 5-FU-based oral adjuvant chemotherapy for Japanese colorectal cancer patients after curative resection...
  75. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for right pleural effusions caused by pancreaticopleural fistula
    Shin ichi Shibasaki
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1678-80. 2003
    ..The patient had a good postoperative course and was discharged on the 29th postoperative day. He has remained well during the 9 months of follow-up...
  76. ncbi request reprint Distal pancreatectomy with en bloc celiac resection for locally advanced pancreas carcinoma
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Department of Radiology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1341-4. 2012
    ..We applied this procedure three times in two patients with pancreatic body carcinomas, in which combined vascular resection was necessary. Radical operation was eventually achieved...
  77. ncbi request reprint The use of a mini-laparotomy in total abdominal colectomy for mucosal ulcerative colitis
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:704-8. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes utilizing a mini-laparotomy approach to total abdominal colectomy for mucosal ulcerative colitis with those of the conventional approach...
  78. ncbi request reprint Differences in prognosis of colorectal cancer patients based on the expression of sialyl Lewisa, sialyl Lewisx and sialyl Tn antigens in serum and tumor tissue
    Shinji Akamine
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Anticancer Res 24:2541-6. 2004
    ..To clarify the differences in prognosis of colorectal cancer patients based on the expression of sialyl Lewisaa sialyl Lewisx and sialyl Tn antigens in serum and tumor tissue...
  79. pmc Selection of treatment modality for hepatocellular carcinoma according to the modified Japan Integrated Staging score
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:58-63. 2008
    ..To compare the prognosis of patients who underwent hepatectomy and ablation using the modified Japan Integrated Staging score (mJIS)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcome of hepatectomy with thoraco-abdominal or abdominal approach
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:336-43. 2010
    ..Thoraco-abdominal approach is a suitable choice for hepatectomy to secure good view for mobilization. The aim of this study was to assess efficacy of thoraco-abdominal approach (TAA) for hepatectomy...
  81. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathology and prognosis of mucinous gastric carcinoma
    Shigekazu Hidaka
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:791-4. 2008
    ..To clarify the clinical significance of mucinous histological type in gastric cancer, we studied clinicopathological characteristics of MGC tumors and prognosis of patients...
  82. doi request reprint Intraductal papillary growth of liver metastasis originating from colon carcinoma in the bile duct: report of a case
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Surg Today 41:276-80. 2011
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  83. ncbi request reprint Stepwise education for pancreaticoduodenectomy for young surgeons at a single Japanese institute
    Yorihisa Sumida
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:1046-51. 2010
    ..The establishment of basic policies and operative techniques for pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) and stepwise training for young pancreatic surgeons are necessary...
  84. ncbi request reprint Usefulness and limitation of laparoscopic assisted hepatic resections: a preliminary report
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:447-51. 2009
    ..We preliminarily examined the characteristics of patients who underwent laparoscopic assisted hepatic resection (LAPH) to clarify its advantages and limitations of this procedure...
  85. ncbi request reprint Anatomic resection of segments 5, 6 and 7 of liver for hepatocellular carcinoma: prior control of right paramedian Glisson
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1077-80. 2008
    ..Under a balance between tumor location and hepatic functional reserve, anatomic resection would be necessary for the treatment of HCC patients...
  86. ncbi request reprint Preoperative assessment of liver metastasis originating from colorectal carcinoma: is super paramagnetic iron oxide particles-magnetic resonance imaging (SPIO-MRI) useful for screening?
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1750-3. 2008
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of local coagulation therapy with hepatectomy for liver metastases]
    Shuichi Tobinaga
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 36:2042-4. 2009
    ..Many patients with liver metastases received a repeated treatment, so we have to care about the remnant liver function. We conclude that thermoablative therapy with hepatectomy seems to be a less invasive procedure and effective therapy...
  88. ncbi request reprint Numerical aberrations of chromosome 17 and the p53 locus in small hepatocellular carcinomas
    Hiroshi Yano
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Anticancer Res 24:111-5. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that gain of chromosome 17 and deletion of the p53 locus could represent early genetic events, prior to overexpression of p53 protein due to mutation, in early stage HCC...
  89. ncbi request reprint Principle of perioperative management for hepatic resection and education for young surgeons
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:587-91. 2008
    ..The establishment of basic policy and operative techniques for hepatectomy and stepwise training for young hepatic surgeons are necessary...
  90. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatments in cystic diseases of the liver: experience at a single center in Japan
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:849-53. 2007
    ..We report here our own experience of 5 patients with cystic liver diseases (CLD)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Gasless video endoscopic transanal excision of rectal tumors incompletely removed by colonoscopic snare polypectomy
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:99-103. 2003
    ..This report describes an experience with gasless video transanal endoscopic microsurgery (VTEM) to excise rectal tumors previously incompletely removed with colonoscopic snare polypectomy...
  92. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for preoperative serum levels of sialy Lewis(x), sialyl Lewis(a) and sialyl Tn antigens in gastric cancer patients
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Anticancer Res 22:451-8. 2002
    ..In addition, high serum CA19-9 levels may represent an independent predictor for lymph node metastasis...
  93. ncbi request reprint Local rectal tumor resection results: gasless, video-endoscopic transanal excision versus the conventional posterior approach
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Surg 27:197-202. 2003
    ..In conclusion, gasless VTEM is less invasive and allows shorter hospitalizations and reduced complications than the conventional posterior approach, thereby providing an attractive alternative for selected patients...
  94. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting survival after bronchoplasty and broncho-angioplasty for lung cancer: single institutional review of 147 patients
    Takeshi Nagayasu
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:585-90. 2006
    ..Multivariate analysis was done to determine potential prognostic factors for both procedures based on our 20-year single-center experience...
  95. ncbi request reprint Oncological outcome of ultra-low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision for carcinoma of the lower third of the rectum: Comparison of intrapelvic double-stapled anastomosis and transanal coloanal anastomosis
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1692-7. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Analysis of apoptotic effects induced by photodynamic therapy in a human biliary cancer cell line
    Takashi Nonaka
    Department of Regenerative Oral Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8588, Japan
    Anticancer Res 30:2113-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the mechanisms of human biliary cancer cell death by PDT by focusing on apoptosis induction in vitro and in vivo...
  97. doi request reprint Distal gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer with vascular anomaly after coronary bypass grafting using the right gastroepiploic artery
    Masaki Kunizaki
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Am J Surg 201:e35-7. 2011
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Congenital intrathoracic kidney with right Bochdalek defect
    Masayuki Obatake
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1, Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:861-3. 2006
    ..The kidney was thought to have been pushed this high by the small intestine and left lobe of the liver, which had also herniated through the defect. Postoperative hemodynamics and renal function were normal...
  99. ncbi request reprint Usefulness and application of the liver hanging maneuver for anatomical liver resections
    Atsushi Nanashima
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2070-6. 2008
    ..The liver hanging maneuver is a useful procedure for transection of adequate cut plane in anatomical liver resections and may reduce intraoperative bleeding and transection time...
  100. doi request reprint Long-term results of chest wall reconstruction with DualMesh
    Takeshi Nagayasu
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 11:581-4. 2010
    ..DualMesh has the potential to become an ideal prosthesis for the bony chest wall as an alternative to conventional polytetrafluoroethylene or polypropylene grafts...
  101. ncbi request reprint Increased expression of sialyl Lewis(x) antigen as a prognostic factor in patients with stage 0, I, and II gastric cancer
    Tohru Nakagoe
    First Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, 852 8501, Nagasaki, Japan
    Cancer Lett 175:213-21. 2002
    ..10). In conclusion, the increased expression of sialyl Le(x) antigen may serve as a prognostic factor after curative surgery for stages 0-II gastric cancer...