H Katai

Summary

Affiliation: National Cancer Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic evaluation of the remnant stomach after gastrectomy: proposal for a new classification
    Makoto Kubo
    Department of Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 5:83-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of gastric cancer: a review
    John Whiting
    University Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Gastric Cancer 9:74-81. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Early gastric cancer: concepts, diagnosis, and management
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 10:375-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Function-preserving surgery for gastric cancer
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:357-66. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Genetic variation in PSCA is associated with susceptibility to diffuse-type gastric cancer
    Hiromi Sakamoto
    Nat Genet 40:730-40. 2008
  6. doi request reprint HER2 Expression in Carcinomas of the True Cardia (Siewert Type II Esophagogastric Junction Carcinoma)
    Hitoshi Katai
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    World J Surg 38:426-30. 2014
  7. pmc Localized gastric amyloidosis differentiated histologically from scirrhous gastric cancer using endoscopic mucosal resection: a case report
    Tsugumasa Kamata
    Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    J Med Case Rep 6:231. 2012
  8. doi request reprint A phase III study of laparoscopy-assisted versus open distal gastrectomy with nodal dissection for clinical stage IA/IB gastric Cancer (JCOG0912)
    Kenichi Nakamura
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:324-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer surgery in the elderly without operative mortality
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Surg Oncol 13:235-8. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after proximal gastrectomy with jejunal interposition for suspected early cancer in the upper third of the stomach
    H Katai
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Centre Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 97:558-62. 2010

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Publications60

  1. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic evaluation of the remnant stomach after gastrectomy: proposal for a new classification
    Makoto Kubo
    Department of Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 5:83-9. 2002
    ..We propose a new endoscopic classification, regarding several aspects of the remnant stomach, which enables common understanding and description of the condition...
  2. ncbi request reprint Follow-up of gastric cancer: a review
    John Whiting
    University Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Gastric Cancer 9:74-81. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Early gastric cancer: concepts, diagnosis, and management
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 10:375-83. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Function-preserving surgery for gastric cancer
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:357-66. 2006
    ..Evaluation of preserved function is not satisfactory, because there is no gold standard for measuring gastrointestinal motor function and patients' quality of life...
  5. doi request reprint Genetic variation in PSCA is associated with susceptibility to diffuse-type gastric cancer
    Hiromi Sakamoto
    Nat Genet 40:730-40. 2008
    ..90, 95% CI = 1.56-2.33, P = 8.01 x 10(-11)). The polymorphism of the PSCA gene, which is possibly involved in regulating gastric epithelial-cell proliferation, influences susceptibility to diffuse-type gastric cancer...
  6. doi request reprint HER2 Expression in Carcinomas of the True Cardia (Siewert Type II Esophagogastric Junction Carcinoma)
    Hitoshi Katai
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    World J Surg 38:426-30. 2014
    ..To evaluate the HER2 status in patients with Siewert type II esophagogastric junction carcinoma...
  7. pmc Localized gastric amyloidosis differentiated histologically from scirrhous gastric cancer using endoscopic mucosal resection: a case report
    Tsugumasa Kamata
    Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    J Med Case Rep 6:231. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint A phase III study of laparoscopy-assisted versus open distal gastrectomy with nodal dissection for clinical stage IA/IB gastric Cancer (JCOG0912)
    Kenichi Nakamura
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:324-7. 2013
    ..Only a credentialed surgeon can be responsible for both open distal gastrectomy and laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer surgery in the elderly without operative mortality
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Surg Oncol 13:235-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to elucidate whether these improvements have produced a decrease in postoperative complications and mortality and resulted in a better clinical outcome...
  10. doi request reprint Long-term outcome after proximal gastrectomy with jejunal interposition for suspected early cancer in the upper third of the stomach
    H Katai
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Centre Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 97:558-62. 2010
    ..Proximal gastrectomy was introduced as a function-preserving operation for early gastric cancer (EGC). The aim of this study was to investigate long-term outcomes after this procedure...
  11. ncbi request reprint Update on surgery of gastric cancer: new procedures versus standard technique
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Dis 22:338-44. 2004
    ..Japanese surgeons are now aiming at wide variations of surgical treatment according to the stage of disease based on new procedures. Further evaluations are proceeding to prove superior to standard techniques...
  12. doi request reprint The prognostic impact of isolated tumor cells in lymph nodes of T2N0 gastric cancer: comparison of American and Japanese gastric cancer patients
    T Fukagawa
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:609-13. 2009
    ..This study examined the prognostic impact of ITC on patients with early-stage gastric cancer in two large volume centers in the United States and Japan...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for gastric leiomyosarcoma
    H Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 87:293-6. 1998
    ..Gastric leiomyosarcoma is an uncommon disease, and the optimal treatment has not been established. In order to better define the optimal surgical treatment, we retrospectively analyzed our experience with these tumors...
  14. doi request reprint Outcome of pylorus-preserving gastrectomy for early gastric cancer
    S Morita
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Br J Surg 95:1131-5. 2008
    ..Pylorus-preserving gastrectomy has been introduced as a function-preserving operation for early gastric cancer in Japan. The aim of this study was to investigate the safety and radicality of the procedure...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Current status and problem of adjuvant chemotherapy for curatively resected gastric cancer]
    M Saka
    Division of Gastric Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 27:2033-42. 2000
    ..First of all we have to determine the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy by carefully designed RCT using surgery alone arm as control...
  16. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemically detected micrometastases of the lymph nodes in patients with gastric carcinoma
    T Fukagawa
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer 92:753-60. 2001
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Modern surgery for gastric cancer--Japanese perspective
    M Sasako
    Gastric Surgery Division, Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Surg 95:232-5. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Node-positive mucosal gastric cancer: a follow-up study
    T Yamaguchi
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 31:153-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Although nodal metastasis is an important prognostic factor for gastric cancer, the prognosis was excellent as long as the primary tumor was confined to the mucosa and was treated with gastrectomy and lymphadenectomy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the necessity for gastrectomy with lymph node dissection for patients with submucosal invasive gastric cancer
    T Gotoda
    Department of Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 88:444-9. 2001
    ..If it were possible to identify those patients in whom the risk of lymph node metastasis was negligible, it might be possible to avoid surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Extranodal metastasis is an indicator of poor prognosis in patients with gastric carcinoma
    T Etoh
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Centre Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuoku, 104 0045, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 93:369-73. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the clinical significance and prognostic impact of extranodal metastasis (EM) in gastric carcinoma...
  21. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of advanced gastric cancer: Japanese perspective
    M Sasako
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 24:101-7. 2007
    ..These two trials clearly demonstrated that mediastinal dissection through a right thoracotomy is recommendable for Siewert type 1, while the transhiatal approach should be considered as standard for Siewert type 2...
  22. doi request reprint Treatment strategy after non-curative endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer
    I Oda
    Endoscopy, Clinical Laboratory Divisions, National Cancer Centre Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 95:1495-500. 2008
    ..These patients are considered to have undergone non-curative ER. The aim of this study was to determine the appropriate treatment strategy for such patients...
  23. pmc A prospective study of surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy for primary gastric lymphoma stage II
    T Takenaka
    Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Cancer 76:1484-8. 1997
    ..6% and 92.0% respectively. Major surgical complications and treatment-related death after chemotherapy were not observed. PGL (stage II) appears to be curable when treated with gastrectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy...
  24. doi request reprint Long-term results of gastrectomy for alpha-fetoprotein-producing gastric cancer
    M Inoue
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Centre Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 97:1056-61. 2010
    ..alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP)-producing gastric cancer is a rare tumour. It is said to have a high incidence of liver metastasis and poor prognosis. This study sought to evaluate long-term outcomes in such patients...
  25. doi request reprint Recurrence in early gastric cancer with lymph node metastasis
    Makoto Saka
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1, Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 11:214-8. 2008
    ..Early gastric cancer (EGC) has an excellent prognosis, but some patients with lymph node-positive disease will develop recurrence. In this study we investigated the risk factors for recurrence in this selected group of patients...
  26. doi request reprint Safety and feasibility of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with suprapancreatic nodal dissection for clinical stage I gastric cancer: a multicenter phase II trial (JCOG 0703)
    Hitoshi Katai
    National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:238-44. 2010
    ..We conducted a multi-institutional phase II trial to evaluate the safety of LADG with nodal dissection for clinical stage I gastric cancer patients...
  27. ncbi request reprint [Problems of international standardization of gastric cancer surgery]
    T Sano
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Nippon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 102:758-63. 2001
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Cancer of the gastric stump following distal gastrectomy for cancer
    M Ohashi
    Gastric Surgery, National Cancer Centre Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Br J Surg 94:92-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the clinicopathological features and outcome of CGS following distal gastrectomy for cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint Billroth 1 versus Roux-en-Y reconstructions: a quality-of-life survey at 5 years
    Souya Nunobe
    Department of Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:433-9. 2007
    ..There is a lack of comparative studies of the two methods focusing on long-term outcome. This study evaluated patient outcome, in terms of adverse gastrointestinal complaints and quality of life, at 5 years following surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Treatment of early gastric cancer in the elderly patient: results of EMR and gastrectomy at a national referral center in Japan
    Tsuyoshi Etoh
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:868-71. 2005
    ..The aim of this retrospective analysis was to describe the results of gastrectomy and EMR for early gastric cancer in elderly patients (80 years of age and over)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prospective study of proximal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer in the upper third of the stomach
    H Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Hospital, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Br J Surg 90:850-3. 2003
    ..Total gastrectomy with D2 dissection is the standard treatment in Japan for early upper-third gastric cancer. The purpose of this study was to confirm the safety and radicality of proximal gastrectomy as an alternative operation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Distribution of the deepest penetrating point of minute submucosal gastric cancer
    Souya Nunobe
    Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:587-90. 2005
    ..Although this depth of invasion is determined at the deepest point of submucosal invasion (DPSI), there is no literature describing the distribution of deepest invasion point...
  33. doi request reprint Trends in characteristics of surgically treated early gastric cancer patients after the introduction of gastric cancer treatment guidelines in Japan
    Norimitsu Tanaka
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:74-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the trends in characteristics and long-term oncological outcomes of surgically treated EGC patients after the introduction of the Guidelines...
  34. doi request reprint Changing trends in the proportion of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction in a large tertiary referral center in Japan
    Chika Kusano
    Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:1662-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the EGJ in a cohort of consecutive patients operated on for gastric adenocarcinoma at a major cancer referral center in Japan...
  35. doi request reprint Phase II trial of S-1 for neoadjuvant chemotherapy against scirrhous gastric cancer (JCOG 0002)
    Taira Kinoshita
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, 6 5 1 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba, 277 8577, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 12:37-42. 2009
    ..Therefore, the Japan Clinical Oncology Group conducted a phase II trial to confirm the efficacy of S-1 for neoadjuvant chemotherapy against resectable scirrhous gastric cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreas-related abscess after total gastrectomy
    Hitoshi Katai
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 8:137-41. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for pancreas-related abscess after gastrectomy and to evaluate the effects of the abscess on postoperative mortality...
  37. doi request reprint Gallstone formation after gastric cancer surgery
    Takeo Fukagawa
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:886-9. 2009
    ..Gallstone formation is one of the most common complications after gastric cancer surgery, but the mechanism and etiology for such formation are unclear because of a lack of collective clinical investigation...
  38. doi request reprint Phase II study of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with nodal dissection for clinical stage I gastric cancer: Japan Clinical Oncology Group Study JCOG0703
    Yukinori Kurokawa
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:501-3. 2008
    ..The secondary endpoints are overall survival, relapse-free survival, proportion of completion of LADG, proportion of conversion from LADG to open gastrectomy, surgical morbidity and short-term clinical outcomes...
  39. doi request reprint Stenosis of esophago-jejuno anastomosis after gastric surgery
    Takeo Fukagawa
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    World J Surg 34:1859-63. 2010
    ..This complication usually manifests with the symptom of dysphagia and is treated by endoscopic dilatation. No large-scale studies have been conducted to determine the incidence of this complication after surgery...
  40. doi request reprint Significance of lavage cytology in advanced gastric cancer patients
    Takeo Fukagawa
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    World J Surg 34:563-8. 2010
    ..However, the optimal therapeutic strategy for patients with Cy1 has not yet been established. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical significance of Cy1 for the purpose of establishing a suitable therapeutic strategy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Favorable indications for hepatectomy in patients with liver metastasis from gastric cancer
    Yoshihiro Sakamoto
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 95:534-9. 2007
    ..The prognosis of patients with liver metastasis from gastric cancer (LMGC) is dismal. The purpose of this study was to review our recent outcomes of hepatectomy for LMGC and to determine the suitable candidates for surgery...
  42. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes of Roux-en-Y stapled anastomosis after distal gastrectomy for gastric adenocarcinoma
    Takeshi Fujita
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:289-94. 2010
    ..We performed a retrospective study to compare the short-term outcomes of anastomosis by mechanical stapling and hand suturing...
  43. doi request reprint Large-scale investigation into dumping syndrome after gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Shinji Mine
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 211:628-36. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate early and late dumping syndromes in a large number of patients after gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Correlation between the length of the pyloric cuff and postoperative evaluation after pylorus-preserving gastrectomy
    Shinji Morita
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:109-16. 2010
    ..We performed clinical assessment of the symptoms after pylorus-preserving gastrectomy in patients treated at the National Cancer Center Hospital in Japan during the past 9 years...
  45. doi request reprint Identification of prognostic biomarkers in gastric cancer using endoscopic biopsy samples
    Yasuhide Yamada
    Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:2193-9. 2008
    ..Our PCR-based single gene prediction strategy successfully predicted the overall survival and may lead to a better understanding of this disease subgroup...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Adjuvant chemotherapy using S-1 for curatively resected gastric cancer-the nationwide clinical trial]
    Mitsuru Sasako
    National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:110-6. 2006
    ..Certainly, the results of this trial will strongly affect the clinical practice in Japan. If the results are negative, the use of adjuvant chemotherapy in practice and in social insurance might be restricted...
  47. ncbi request reprint Influence of overweight on surgical complications for gastric cancer: results from a randomized control trial comparing D2 and extended para-aortic D3 lymphadenectomy (JCOG9501)
    Toshimasa Tsujinaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka National Hospital, 2 1 14 Hoenzaka, Chuo Ku, Osaka, 540 0006, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:355-61. 2007
    ..The impact of overweight on the outcome of gastrectomy with lymphadenectomy is controversial, and data from a well-controlled, randomized study are needed to identify a possible relationship...
  48. ncbi request reprint Gastric cancer treated in 1991 in Japan: data analysis of nationwide registry
    Keiichi Maruyama
    Data Center of the Japanese Gastric Cancer Association, c o Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 9:51-66. 2006
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Increasing body mass index in Japanese patients with gastric cancer
    Makoto Kubo
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 8:39-41. 2005
    ..Obese patients (BMI > or = 30.0 kg/m(2)) were rare. In conclusion, surgeons at the National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, are increasingly having to operate on fat patients, but obese patients are still uncommon compared to the West...
  50. doi request reprint A rare case of poorly differentiated endocrine cell carcinoma of the stomach with signet ring cell differentiation
    Souya Nunobe
    Clinical Laboratory Division, National Cancer Center Central Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:131-4. 2010
    ..Paraaortic lymph node recurrence was found 6 months after the operation, and the patient died of the primary disease 16 months after the surgical treatment...
  51. ncbi request reprint [Reconstruction after distal gastrectomy]
    Hitoshi Katai
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 109:264-8. 2008
    ..The Roux-en-Y procedure is thus one of the best options after distal gastrectomy. Selection of the reconstruction procedure should be based on clinical evidence...
  52. ncbi request reprint Causation of Borrmann type 4 gastric cancer: heritable factors or environmental factors?
    Ying Liu
    Cancer Information and Epidemiology Division, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 6:17-23. 2003
    ..the study of family history and spousal history of cancer may play an important role in the assessment of causation of this severe gastric cancer...
  53. doi request reprint Incidence of pulmonary thromboembolism in gastric cancer surgery using routine thromboprophylaxis
    Makoto Saka
    Gastric Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:117-22. 2010
    ..We report the incidence of PTE after gastric cancer surgery with routine thromboprophylaxis from a high-volume center...
  54. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy for advanced gastric cancer
    Makoto Saka
    Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 8:1-5. 2005
    ..Our objective was to present our data that might aid in the selection of patients to undergo this procedure...
  55. doi request reprint A case of long-term survival after surgical resection of solitary pulmonary metastasis from gastric cancer
    Chiharu Tanai
    Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 40:85-9. 2010
    ..Carefully selected patients have a good chance of benefiting from pulmonary metastasectomy for gastric cancer...
  56. doi request reprint Kr├╝ppel-like factor 12 plays a significant role in poorly differentiated gastric cancer progression
    Yu Nakamura
    Cancer Genomics Project, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Int J Cancer 125:1859-67. 2009
    ..038). These data suggest that the KLF12 gene plays an important role in poorly differentiated gastric cancer progression and is a potential target of therapeutic measures...
  57. ncbi request reprint The genomic damage estimated by arbitrarily primed PCR DNA fingerprinting is useful for the prognosis of gastric cancer
    Koichi Suzuki
    Genetics Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gastroenterology 125:1330-40. 2003
    ..We evaluated the prognostic significance in gastric cancer of the degree of accumulation of relative genomic damage, assessed by arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction DNA fingerprinting...
  58. doi request reprint Adipocytokine levels in gastric cancer patients: resistin and visfatin as biomarkers of gastric cancer
    Takako Eguchi Nakajima
    Gastrointestinal Oncology Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo, 104 0045, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:685-90. 2009
    ..Adipocytokines are adipocyte-secreted hormones associated with some malignancies. We investigated the association of adipocytokines with gastric cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint E-cadherin gene variants in gastric cancer families whose probands are diagnosed with diffuse gastric cancer
    Tomonori Yabuta
    Biology Division, National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 101:434-41. 2002
    ..Thus, the M832 variant could be a germline mutation causative of familial aggregation of DGC, although further functional studies are needed to understand the pathogenic significance of this variant...
  60. ncbi request reprint TNM and Japanese staging systems for gastric cancer: how do they coexist?
    Mazin E Sayegh
    Department of Surgery, Worthing and Southlands Hospitals, West Sussex, UK
    Gastric Cancer 7:140-8. 2004
    ..Clinicians should understand the roles of each system and must not mix the systems or terminology when they report their study results...