Kazuhiro Yasuda

Summary

Affiliation: Oita University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for morbidity and mortality following abdominal surgery in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery, Beppu Medical Center, Beppu, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2282-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term quality of life after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    K Yasuda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Yufu, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    Surg Endosc 21:2150-3. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Lymph node navigation for pancreatic and biliary malignancy by NOTES
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Yufu, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:617-21. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumor with diffuse mesenteric metastases
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Int Surg 90:215-8. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for occult lymph node metastasis of colorectal cancer invading the submucosa and indications for endoscopic mucosal resection
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1370-6. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of macroscopic serosal invasion in advanced gastric cancer
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2028-31. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous gluteal metastasis from gastric cancer: case report and clinicopathologic analysis of 50 Japanese patients
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery, Beppu Medical Center, Beppu, Japan
    Int Surg 93:107-10. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer in the elderly
    K Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Br J Surg 91:1061-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic features and treatment of residual early cancers after endoscopic mucosal resection of the stomach
    Tsuyoshi Etoh
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:801-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Multivariate prognostic study on large gastric cancer
    Norio Shiraishi
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 96:14-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for morbidity and mortality following abdominal surgery in patients on maintenance hemodialysis
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery, Beppu Medical Center, Beppu, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2282-4. 2007
    ..We conducted the retrospective study to identify risk factors for morbidity and mortality after abdominal surgery in hemodialysis patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term quality of life after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    K Yasuda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Yufu, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    Surg Endosc 21:2150-3. 2007
    ..However, the long-term quality of life after LAG for gastric cancer is unknown. This study compared the long-term quality of life after LAG versus open distal gastrectomy (ODG) for early gastric cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Lymph node navigation for pancreatic and biliary malignancy by NOTES
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Yufu, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:617-21. 2010
    ..Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is a new, evolving concept of minimally invasive surgery that may be useful for the staging of intraabdominal cancers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal stromal tumor with diffuse mesenteric metastases
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Int Surg 90:215-8. 2005
    ..These small nodules were similar to those seen in leiomyomatosis peritonealis disseminata. Histological and immunohistochemical findings were consistent with GIST. This case of GIST shows an apparently unique and rare spreading pattern...
  5. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for occult lymph node metastasis of colorectal cancer invading the submucosa and indications for endoscopic mucosal resection
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1370-6. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of macroscopic serosal invasion in advanced gastric cancer
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2028-31. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the clinical significance of macroscopic serosal invasion in advanced gastric cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous gluteal metastasis from gastric cancer: case report and clinicopathologic analysis of 50 Japanese patients
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery, Beppu Medical Center, Beppu, Japan
    Int Surg 93:107-10. 2008
    ..However, she died of the disease 9 months after the diagnosis of skin metastasis. We reviewed the cases of 50 Japanese patients with skin metastasis from gastric cancer and analyzed the clinicopathologic features...
  8. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopically assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer in the elderly
    K Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Br J Surg 91:1061-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the value of laparoscopically assisted distal gastrectomy (LDG) in the elderly, in whom co-morbid disease is generally more common...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic features and treatment of residual early cancers after endoscopic mucosal resection of the stomach
    Tsuyoshi Etoh
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:801-5. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify the clinicopathologic characteristics of and optimal treatment for the residual cancers after EMR...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multivariate prognostic study on large gastric cancer
    Norio Shiraishi
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 96:14-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the prognostic factors of large gastric cancer using multivariate analysis...
  11. ncbi request reprint AFP-producing gastric carcinoma: multivariate analysis of prognostic factors in 270 patients
    Yosuke Adachi
    First Department of Surgery, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Oncology 65:95-101. 2003
    ..Although tumors are often advanced and complicated with liver metastases, long-term survival can be achieved when patients with stage I or II tumor undergo curative gastrectomy...
  12. doi request reprint Transrectal peritoneal access with the submucosal tunnel technique in NOTES: a porcine survival study
    Yohei Kono
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Surg Endosc 27:278-85. 2013
    ..Study aims are to clarify the technical feasibility of a submucosal tunnel method for transrectal abdominal access and to assess the healing process of the submucosal tunnel histopathologically...
  13. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of the submucosal tunnel without mucosal closure for the transgastric approach in a porcine survival model
    Tomonori Akagi
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Surg Innov 19:415-20. 2012
    ..This study was aimed at evaluating the technical feasibility of a submucosal tunnel technique for transgastric peritoneal access without mucosal closure...
  14. doi request reprint Sodium alginate as an ideal submucosal injection material for endoscopic submucosal resection: preliminary experimental and clinical study
    Tomonori Akagi
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:1026-32. 2011
    ..Sodium alginate is used clinically in the treatment of peptic ulcer disease. Because of its viscosity, sodium alginate could possibly become a new submucosal injection material for use in endoscopic resection...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prognostic effect of lymph node micrometastasis in patients with histologically node-negative gastric cancer
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:771-4. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the prognostic significance of lymph node micrometastasis in patients with histologically node-negative gastric cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic stomach-partitioning gastrojejunostomy is an effective palliative procedure to improve quality of life in patients with malignant gastroduodenal outlet obstruction
    Hidetoshi Eguchi
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 5:153-6. 2012
    ..The patient's quality of life rapidly deteriorates, resulting in a dismal prognosis. Stomach-partitioning gastrojejunostomy has been previously reported, and here, we evaluate the laparoscopic procedure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastrectomy with lymph node dissection for gastric cancer
    Norio Shiraishi
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 9:167-76. 2006
    ..To establish laparoscopic surgery as a standard treatment for gastric cancer, multicenter randomized controlled trials to compare the short- and long-term outcomes of laparoscopic surgery versus open surgery are necessary...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of PTEN protein and its prognostic implications in invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Breast Surgery, Beppu Medical Center, Beppu, Japan
    Oncology 68:398-404. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze PTEN protein expression in breast cancer and to evaluate the prognostic significance of PTEN protein expression...
  19. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus conventional palliative resection for incurable, symptomatic stage IV colorectal cancer: impact on short-term results
    Tomonori Akagi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University, Hasama machi, Oita, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:184-7. 2011
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  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of proximal versus total gastrectomy for proximal gastric cancer
    Norio Shiraishi
    First Department of Surgery, Oita Medical University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    World J Surg 26:1150-4. 2002
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  21. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic wedge resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the stomach of less than 5 cm in diameter
    Anwar Tawfik Amin
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:260-3. 2011
    ..Few long-term results of laparoscopic resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) of the stomach have been established to evaluate technical safety and oncologic feasibility...
  22. ncbi request reprint Transient liver dysfunction after laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer patients
    Tsuyoshi Etoh
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Hasama machi, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    World J Surg 31:1115-20. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify whether laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) is associated with changes in liver function compared with open distal gastrectomy (ODG)...
  23. doi request reprint Multivariate evaluation of the technical difficulties in performing laparoscopic anterior resection for rectal cancer
    Tomonori Akagi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Hasama machi, Oita, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:52-7. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate the technical feasibility of laparoscopic low anterior resection (Lap-AR) by determining short-term clinical outcomes and identifying the corresponding predictive factors...
  24. ncbi request reprint Superficially spreading cancer of the stomach
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:192-6. 2002
    ..Superficially spreading cancer (SSC) of the stomach is rare and extends widely along the mucosa or submucosa of the stomach. This study was conducted to clarify the clinicopathologic characteristics and prognosis of patients with SSC...
  25. doi request reprint Case series of intra-abdominal adhesions induced by artificial ulceration after endoscopic submucosal dissection before additional laparoscopic gastrectomy
    Tomonori Akagi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:438-43. 2010
    ..ESD may cause intra-abdominal adhesions, making additional laparoscopic gastrectomy technically difficult...
  26. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted Billroth-I gastrectomy (LADG) for cancer: our 10 years' experience
    Seigo Kitano
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:204-7. 2002
    ..This procedure is recommended for the treatment of patients with early gastric cancer because of the associated good prognosis and several benefits, including less invasiveness and early recovery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Current status of laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric malignancies
    Tsuyoshi Etoh
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Yufu City, Oita, Japan
    Surg Technol Int 20:153-7. 2010
    ..In the future, laparoscopic surgeons will need to design and implement education and training systems for standard laparoscopic procedures based on the clinical outcomes of multicenter randomized controlled trials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Gastric remnant cancer compared with primary proximal gastric cancer
    Masafumi Inomata
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:587-91. 2003
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  29. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathologic characteristics of early-stage mucinous gastric carcinoma
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 38:507-11. 2004
    ..Early mucinous gastric carcinoma (MGC) is very rare, and the clinicopathologic features are not well understood. The aim of this study is to clarify the clinicopathologic characteristics of early MGC...
  30. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing open vs laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for the treatment of early gastric cancer: an interim report
    Seigo Kitano
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Surgery 131:S306-11. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare LADG with open distal gastrectomy (ODG) regarding clinical outcome and postoperative parameters, including postoperative pain and pulmonary function...
  31. doi request reprint Prediction of the surgical difficulty of single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Yukio Iwashita
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:514-7. 2012
    ..Moreover, the high-difficulty group had a higher rate of insertion of an additional trocar than the low-difficulty group. Thus, the difficulty of single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy is well predicted using the difficulty score...
  32. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgical resection for early gastric cancer
    Seigo Kitano
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:855-61. 2006
    ..Large randomized controlled trials of laparoscopic versus open gastrectomy are needed to establish the future role of laparoscopic surgery in the treatment of patients with gastric cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of intrahepatic lymphatic invasion in patients with hepatic resection due to metastases from colorectal carcinoma
    Atsushi Sasaki
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Cancer 95:105-11. 2002
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  34. doi request reprint Cardiopulmonary and immunologic effects of transvaginal natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery cholecystectomy compared with laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a porcine survival model
    Kosuke Suzuki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:1241-8. 2010
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  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical evidences of laparoscopic versus open surgery for colorectal cancer
    Masafumi Inomata
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:471-7. 2009
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  36. ncbi request reprint Macrophage infiltration and its prognostic implications in breast cancer: the relationship with VEGF expression and microvessel density
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Breast Surgery, Beppu Medical Center, 1473 Oaza Uchikamado, Beppu 874 0011, Japan
    Oncol Rep 14:425-31. 2005
    ..The prognostic significance of MVD was the strongest among these three factors in breast cancer. These findings suggested that the prognostic implications of TAM infiltration are due to the involvement of TAMs in tumor angiogenesis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with D1+beta compared with D1+alpha lymph node dissection
    Jia Ming Wei
    Surgery 1, China Japan Friendship Hospital, Graduate School of Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, Beijing, China
    Surg Endosc 22:955-60. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the outcome of LADG with D1+beta to that of LADG with D1+alpha lymph node dissection...
  38. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic sentinel node navigation achieved by infrared ray electronic endoscopy system in patients with gastric cancer
    K Ishikawa
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Yufu, Oita, 879 5593, Japan
    Surg Endosc 21:1131-4. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the feasibility of laparoscopic SN navigation achieved by means of an infrared ray electronic endoscopy (IREE) system with indocyanine green (ICG) injection in patients with EGC...
  39. doi request reprint Submucosal tunneling using endoscopic submucosal dissection for peritoneal access and closure in natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a porcine survival study
    F Yoshizumi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Yufu, Oita, Japan
    Endoscopy 41:707-11. 2009
    ..We aimed to clarify the feasibility of a submucosal tunnel technique using endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for transgastric peritoneal access and subsequent closure for NOTES...
  40. doi request reprint Retrorectal epidermoid cyst in an elderly woman: report of a case
    Atsushi Sasaki
    Department of Surgery, National Hospital Organization Miyazaki Hospital, 19403 4 Kawaminami machi, Miyazaki, 889 1301, Japan
    Surg Today 38:761-4. 2008
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient was discharged on postoperative day 9. A diagnosis of retrorectal cystic tumor is difficult, and a complete resection is necessary for the treatment of such tumors...
  41. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for complications following resection of large gastric cancer
    K Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, Oita 879 5593, Japan
    Br J Surg 88:873-7. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the characteristics and risk factors for postoperative complications after resection of large gastric cancers based on three clinical factors: patient, operation and tumour...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic surgery for gastric cancer: indications and limitations]
    S Kitano
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    Nippon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 102:749-52. 2001
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  43. ncbi request reprint [Trends in endoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia: collective review of meta-analyses and randomized controlled trials]
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 108:284-90. 2007
    ..More carefully conceived and executed studies are needed to establish the future role of endoscopic surgery for inguinal hernia repair...
  44. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for gastric malignant lymphoma
    K Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 11:372-4. 2001
    ..Because it involves minimal access and invasiveness, this procedure may be an effective method of treatment of localized malignant lymphoma of the stomach...
  45. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer in obese and nonobese patients
    K Yasuda
    First Department of Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, 1 1 Idaigaoka, Hasama machi, 879 5593, Oita, Japan
    Surg Endosc 18:1253-6. 2004
    ..To date, there has been no study evaluating laparoscopic gastrectomy in such patients; therefore, we assessed the short-term results of this procedure in a group of obese patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of periodic endoscopy for gastric cancer on early detection and improvement of survival
    Y Mori
    Surgery Division, Arita Gastrointestinal Hospital, Oita, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 4:132-6. 2001
    ..05). CONCLUSION: Periodic gastric endoscopy enables early detection of cancer, thereby improving survival. The optimal interval for periodic examination appears to be 2 years...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pathology and prognosis of mucinous gastric carcinoma
    K Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Oita, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 76:272-7. 2001
    ..Clinicopathologic characteristics of mucinous gastric carcinoma (MGC) are unclear, and whether surgical results of MGC are unfavorable is controversial. Pathology and prognosis of patients with MGC were studied using multivariate analysis...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pattern of lymph node micrometastasis and prognosis of patients with colorectal cancer
    K Yasuda
    Department of Surgery I, Oita Medical University, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:300-4. 2001
    ..This parameter is a useful prognostic indicator in histologically node-negative colorectal cancer and is helpful in planning adjuvant chemotherapy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Jejunal interposition to prevent postgastrectomy syndromes
    Y Morii
    Surgery Division, Arita Gastrointestinal Hospital, Oita, Japan
    Br J Surg 87:1576-9. 2000
    ..To prevent such syndromes, since January 1994 jejunal interposition has been used following distal gastrectomy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of this procedure...
  50. ncbi request reprint Tubularized incised plate urethroplasty for distal hypospadia, using overlapping dorsal subcutaneous flaps
    H Fuse
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 34:535-7. 2002
    ..Covering the neourethra with overlapping dorsal dartos flaps is expected to prevent the development of urethrocutaneous fistula in patients with distal hypospadias...
  51. pmc Bcl-2 protein expression is associated with p27 and p53 protein expressions and MIB-1 counts in breast cancer
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Breast Surgery, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Matsuyama, Japan
    BMC Cancer 6:187. 2006
    ..The prognostic implication of Bcl-2 protein expression in relation to p27 and p53 protein expressions and MIB-1 counts for breast cancer was also evaluated...
  52. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implication of p53 protein expression in relation to nuclear pleomorphism and the MIB-1 counts in breast cancer
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Breast Surgery, Beppu National Hospital, 1473 Oaza Uchikamado, Beppu 874 0011, Japan
    Breast Cancer 11:160-8. 2004
    ..The prognostic implications of p53 protein expression, however, in relation to nuclear pleomorphism and proliferative activity in breast cancer remain controversial...
  53. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of PTEN is associated with a low p27Kip1 protein expression in breast carcinoma
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Breast Surgery, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Bunkyo, Matsuyama, Japan
    Cancer 104:2048-53. 2005
    ..Recent experimental studies suggested that the cell cycle inhibitor p27Kip1 (p27) is a downstream mediator through which PTEN negatively regulates cell cycle progression...
  54. ncbi request reprint Angiopoietin 2 expression in invasive ductal carcinoma of the breast: its relationship to the VEGF expression and microvessel density
    Shinichi Tsutsui
    Department of Breast Surgery, Matsuyama Red Cross Hospital, Matsuyama, Japan
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 98:261-6. 2006
    ..The survival analysis demonstrated a high MVD, which was induced by a high expression of both VEGF and Ang-2, to therefore have a strong prognostic significance in breast cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic surgery for perforated peptic ulcer]
    Kazuhiro Yasuda
    Department of Surgery, Beppu National Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 62:519-23. 2004
    ..To benefit from the advantages offered by minimally invasive laparoscopic technique, further study will need to determine whether laparoscopic surgery is safe in patients with generalized peritonitis or sepsis...