Affiliation: Nagoya University
Yokota K, Uchida H, Tainaka T, Tanaka Y, Shirota C, Hinoki A, et al
. Single-stage laparoscopic transanal pull-through modified Swenson procedure without leaving a muscular cuff for short- and long-type Hirschsprung disease: a comparative study. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018;34:1105-1110 pubmed publisher
..The complications and outcomes were comparable between both groups. Laparoscopic SW was safe and feasible for the short-term follow-up outcomes. ..
Shirota C, Suzuki K, Uchida H, Kawashima H, Hinoki A, Tainaka T, et al
. Investigation of the feasibility and safety of single-stage anorectoplasty in neonates with anovestibular fistula. Pediatr Surg Int. 2018;34:1117-1120 pubmed publisher
..Single-stage anorectoplasty in neonates with AVF can be feasibly performed and does not impair postoperative defecation function. III. ..
Amano H, Tanaka Y, Tainaka T, Hinoki A, Kawashima H, Kakihara T, et al
. The impact of body weight on stapled anastomosis in pediatric patients. J Pediatr Surg. 2018;53:2036-2040 pubmed publisher
..Stapled anastomosis is an effective procedure facilitating prompt oral feeding. However, the risk of complications, including volvulus related to anastomotic dilatation, should be considered among patients weighing <3.5 kg. III. ..
Shirotsuki R, Uchida H, Tanaka Y, Shirota C, Yokota K, Murase N, et al
. Novel thoracoscopic navigation surgery for neonatal chylothorax using indocyanine-green fluorescent lymphography. J Pediatr Surg. 2018;53:1246-1249 pubmed publisher
..These points were properly ligated, and postoperative chylous leakage ceased with no adverse events. Thoracoscopic ICG-NIR imaging encourages the repair of refractory chylothorax and seems reliable. IV. ..
Yokota K, Uchida H, Tanano A, Shirota C, Tainaka T, Hinoki A, et al
. Steroid pulse therapy prevents restenosis following balloon dilatation for esophageal stricture. Pediatr Surg Int. 2016;32:875-9 pubmed publisher
..Intravenous methylprednisolone pulse therapy following balloon dilatation is safe and effective for the treatment of esophageal stenosis and strictures in children. ..
Shirota C, Tainaka T, Nakane T, Tanaka Y, Hinoki A, Sumida W, et al
. Usefulness of fetal magnetic resonance imaging for postnatal management of congenital lung cysts: prediction of probability for emergency surgery. BMC Pediatr. 2018;18:105 pubmed publisher
..In patients with CLC, mediastinal shift and significant decreases in contralateral lung volumes during the fetal stages are good prenatal predictors of postnatal emergency lung resection. ..
Shirota C, Tainaka T, Uchida H, Hinoki A, Chiba K, Tanaka Y. Laparoscopic resection of neuroblastomas in low- to high-risk patients without image-defined risk factors is safe and feasible. BMC Pediatr. 2017;17:71 pubmed publisher
..MIS for the treatment of neuroblastomas without IDRFs in low- to high-risk patients is safe and feasible and does not compromise the treatment outcome. ..
Amano H, Fujishiro J, Hinoki A, Uchida H. Intralobar pulmonary sequestration expanding toward the contralateral thorax: two case reports. BMC Surg. 2017;17:110 pubmed publisher
..Pre-surgical differential diagnosis of mediastinal masses using contrast-enhanced multiple detector CT is important in informing the appropriate surgical approach. ..
Amano H, Uchida H, Tanaka Y, Tainaka T, Mori M, Oguma E, et al
. Excellent prognosis of patients with intermediate-risk neuroblastoma and residual tumor postchemotherapy. J Pediatr Surg. 2018;53:1761-1765 pubmed publisher
..The tumor pathology with intermediate-risk neuroblastoma might be susceptible to change to regression or maturation by chemotherapy. IV. ..