Masafumi Yamaguchi


Affiliation: National Kyushu Cancer Center
Country: Japan


  1. Yamaguchi M, Ichinose Y, Shimamatsu S, Yoshida T, Toyokawa G, Nosaki K, et al. Preoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer with malignant pleural effusion and/or pleural nodules: Ten-year results of a prematurely terminated single institute phase . Surg Oncol. 2015;24:78-83 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the impact on the survival of NSCLC patients with malignant pleural effusion and/or pleural nodules still remains uncertain given the small number of patients enrolled in the study. ..
  2. Yamaguchi M, Furuya A, Edagawa M, Taguchi K, Shimamatsu S, Toyokawa G, et al. How should we manage small focal pure ground-glass opacity nodules on high-resolution computed tomography? A single institute experience. Surg Oncol. 2015;24:258-63 pubmed publisher
    ..The frequency of invasive adenocarcinoma was higher among the larger p-GGO nodules. Careful observation and decision making with respect to the timing of intervention in cases of p-GGO nodules are warranted. ..
  3. Yamaguchi M, Edagawa M, Suzuki Y, Toyozawa R, Hirai F, Nosaki K, et al. Pulmonary Resection for Synchronous M1b-cStage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017;103:1594-1599 pubmed publisher
    ..Oligometastatic patients might have been inadvertently included in the present cohort. However, at present, the optimum method for patient selection remains unclear. ..
  4. Takamori S, Yamaguchi M, Taguchi K, Edagawa M, Shimamatsu S, Toyozawa R, et al. Uncommon features of surgically resected ALK-positive cavitary lung adenocarcinoma: a case report. Surg Case Rep. 2017;3:46 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient underwent four cycles of cisplatin and vinorelbine chemotherapy as standard adjuvant chemotherapy for pStage III NSCLC. The ALK fusion gene status of NSCLC with atypical CT features should also be investigated. ..
  5. Yamaguchi M, Hirai F, Taguchi K, Toyozawa R, Edagawa M, Shimamatsu S, et al. A typical carcinoid tumor of the lung presenting with pure persistent ground-glass opacity on high-resolution computed tomography: a case report. Surg Case Rep. 2017;3:108 pubmed publisher
    ..We herein reported a patient presenting focal p-GGN on middle lobe of the right lung who underwent surgical resection with its pathological diagnosis turned out to be typical carcinoid tumor...