Takashi Iwata

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Affiliation: Osaka City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Primary leiomyosarcoma of the anterior mediastinum encasing the aortic arch, left common carotid and left subclavian arteries
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:140-3. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Preoperative serum value of sialyl Lewis X predicts pathological nodal extension and survival in patients with surgically treated small cell lung cancer
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 105:818-24. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Acute nonbacterial pleuritis caused by spontaneous rupture of metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:347-50. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Inverted intercostal hernia of soft tissue manifested as slow-growing chest wall tumor after thoracotomy
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Hyogo, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1355-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended thymectomy via videothoracoscopy-assisted stepwise-access sternotomy
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:337-40. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Thymic small cell carcinoma associated with pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2266-8. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Multiple thoracoabdominal gunshot wounds with complicated trajectories
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 4 3 Abeno ku, Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:444-7. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Biphasic clinical characteristics of mild to moderate chest trauma according to age
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Surgery, Higashisumiyoshi Morimoto Hospital, 3 2 66 Takaai, Higashisumiyoshi ku, Osaka, Osaka 546 0014, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:268-72. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Thymectomy for paraneoplastic stiff-person syndrome associated with invasive thymoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:196-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting early postoperative liver cirrhosis-related complications after lung cancer surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:720-30. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Primary leiomyosarcoma of the anterior mediastinum encasing the aortic arch, left common carotid and left subclavian arteries
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 18:140-3. 2012
    ..The patient was discharged on day 14. A solitary left pleural metastasis was observed and resected 12 months after the surgery and the patient is well without further recurrence 16 months after the initial surgery...
  2. doi request reprint Preoperative serum value of sialyl Lewis X predicts pathological nodal extension and survival in patients with surgically treated small cell lung cancer
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 105:818-24. 2012
    ..We investigated various tumor markers in patients with surgically treated small cell lung cancer (SCLC) to identify the markers closely correlated to pathological staging and to predict survival by retrospective analyses...
  3. doi request reprint Acute nonbacterial pleuritis caused by spontaneous rupture of metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 56:347-50. 2008
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful, and he was well without recurrent disease 2 years after pulmonary resection...
  4. doi request reprint Inverted intercostal hernia of soft tissue manifested as slow-growing chest wall tumor after thoracotomy
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Hyogo, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:1355-7. 2010
    ..We simply aligned the ribs using heavy surgical sutures. The patient has experienced good recovery, with no recurrence since the surgery...
  5. ncbi request reprint Extended thymectomy via videothoracoscopy-assisted stepwise-access sternotomy
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:337-40. 2011
    ..However, partial and complete thoracoscopic maneuvers are required for dissection of the lateral-most region near the phrenic nerve and the upper poles of the thymus, respectively...
  6. ncbi request reprint Thymic small cell carcinoma associated with pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 82:2266-8. 2006
    ..Thymic small cell carcinoma was diagnosed; therefore the patient received 50 Gy of irradiation to the mediastinum. Ten months after surgery the patient is alive without recurrence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Multiple thoracoabdominal gunshot wounds with complicated trajectories
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 4 3 Abeno ku, Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:444-7. 2006
    ..Speculation regarding trajectories of bullets in patients with multiple thoracoabdominal gunshot wounds is difficult, and an emergent operation is often needed to control bleeding or to evaluate possible organ injury...
  8. doi request reprint Biphasic clinical characteristics of mild to moderate chest trauma according to age
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Surgery, Higashisumiyoshi Morimoto Hospital, 3 2 66 Takaai, Higashisumiyoshi ku, Osaka, Osaka 546 0014, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:268-72. 2011
    ..We investigated the clinical profiles and the early and long-term outcome of hospitalized patients with chest trauma, focusing particularly on elderly patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Thymectomy for paraneoplastic stiff-person syndrome associated with invasive thymoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 132:196-7. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors predicting early postoperative liver cirrhosis-related complications after lung cancer surgery in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:720-30. 2007
    ..05). To avoid postoperative cirrhosis-related complications, preoperative preparation to improve their liver function and nutrition status is essential...
  11. doi request reprint Role of pulmonary resection in the diagnosis and treatment of limited-stage small cell lung cancer: revision of clinical diagnosis based on findings of resected specimen and its influence on survival
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:43-52. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of surgical treatment for non-small cell lung cancer with comorbid liver cirrhosis
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1810-7. 2007
    ..Long-term outcome of surgery for non-small cell lung cancer with comorbid liver cirrhosis is not well known. We aimed to establish the factors influencing survival in such cases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Contralateral pneumothorax after lung cancer surgery: report of two cases
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 5 7 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 54:41-6. 2008
    ..Chest drainage was started immediately, followed by left lower lobectomy. Contralateral bullectomy and pleurodesis were performed 6 days after lobectomy. Both patients have been well without recurrence of pneumothorax or lung cancer...
  14. doi request reprint Pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2204-12. 2008
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  15. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhagic small intestine cancer with solitary pulmonary metastasis initially presented as suspected primary lung cancer: an autopsy report
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 53:109-16. 2007
    ..We here describe in detail the clinical course and the diagnostic and therapeutic difficulties of this rare case, with some references to the literature...
  16. doi request reprint Increase in preoperative serum reactive oxygen metabolite levels indicates nodal extension in patients with clinical stage I lung adenocarcinoma
    Takuma Tsukioka
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School Hospital, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:335-40. 2011
    ..Investigation of serum oxidative stress levels may predict the tumor's condition, including malignant and metastatic potential...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer surgery in nonagenarians
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 14:314-8. 2008
    ..Although the feasibility of pulmonary resection in a nonagenarian could not be confirmed from only these two cases, pulmonary resection is a possible treatment option for lung cancer in selected nonagenarians...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum Sialyl Lewis x and cytokeratin 19 fragment as predictive factors for recurrence in patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Shinjiro Mizuguchi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Lung Cancer 58:369-75. 2007
    ..Their combination should contribute to the classification of stage I NSCLC patients. There is a need to consider adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapies to improve prognosis in patients positive for both tumor markers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma presenting as a solitary growing cyst in lung: a diagnostic pitfall in daily clinical practice
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:174-7. 2009
    ..The patient postoperatively received 4 courses of paclitaxel-carboplatin therapy. Twelve months after surgery, he survives without recurrence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Aggressive repeat surgery for a recurrent synovial sarcoma in the pleura
    Noritoshi Nishiyama
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 15:46-9. 2009
    ..Although optimal strategies for synovial sarcoma have yet to be established, aggressive repeat surgery could be considered in selected cases even when response to chemotherapy is insufficient and complete resection is difficult...
  21. ncbi request reprint Early recurrence of completely resected N2-positive non-small-cell lung cancer
    Takuma Tsukioka
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 5 7 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:113-8. 2007
    ..In this study, we evaluated the risk factors for early recurrence with completely resected N2 disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of C-reactive protein on prognosis of patients with colorectal carcinoma
    Chie Takasu
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 60:507-11. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of preoperative serum C-reactive protein (CRP) level as a prognostic indicator in patients with colorectal carcinoma (CRC)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological analysis of distal margin for rectal cancer after preoperative chemoradiation therapy
    Masanori Nishioka
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:2142-6. 2012
    ..The objective was to evaluate necessary distal margin from reduced tumor by preoperative CRT for anal sphincter preservation...
  24. ncbi request reprint High serum concentrations of Sialyl Lewisx predict multilevel N2 disease in non-small-cell lung cancer
    Shinjiro Mizuguchi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1010-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the clinical significance of serum Sialyl Lewisx (SLX) concentrations as a predictor of N2 disease in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer...
  25. doi request reprint Pulmonary resection for lung cancer with impaired pulmonary function due to severe spinal deformity: report of a case
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, 3 1 69 Inabaso, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 650 8511, Japan
    Surg Today 41:849-53. 2011
    ..Bone metastasis was detected 3 years after the surgery, and the patient then underwent chemotherapy. However, he died of the disease 4 years 2 months after the surgery...
  26. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastasis from colorectal carcinoma with hepatic metastasis
    Takuma Tsukioka
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 5 7 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8586, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:455-60. 2007
    ..In this study, patients with pulmonary metastases from colorectal carcinoma, particularly those with pulmonary and hepatic metastases, were retrospectively analyzed...
  27. doi request reprint Extended resection of primary lung cancer directly invading the liver
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Respirology 13:619-20. 2008
    ..Eleven months postoperatively, the patient was alive but had a metastatic lesion in the other lobe of the liver which reduced in size following chemotherapy...
  28. ncbi request reprint Survivin expression can predict the effect of chemoradiotherapy for advanced lower rectal cancer
    Chie Takasu
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 18:869-76. 2013
    ..However, a significant proportion of patients show poor response to adjuvant CRT. We thus investigated the usefulness of survivin expression as a predictive marker of the CRT response and its characteristics...
  29. ncbi request reprint Solitary bulky mediastinal lymph node metastasis from colon cancer
    Takashi Iwata
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:313-5. 2013
    ..He was discharged on the day 5 and alive without disease 13 months after the mediastinal surgery. ..
  30. doi request reprint Preoperative serum oxidative stress marker as a strong indicator of nodal involvement in clinical stage I lung adenocarcinoma
    Takuma Tsukioka
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School Hospital, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 17:250-5. 2012
    ..Hence, systemic oxidative stress level may correlate with nodal involvement in patients with a malignant tumor...
  31. doi request reprint Short-term results of laparoscopic surgery after preoperative chemoradiation for clinically staged T3 and T4 rectal cancer
    Masanori Hotchi
    Department of Surgery, Tokushima University Hospital, Tokushima, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 5:157-63. 2012
    ..Our aim was to investigate the feasibility of laparoscopic surgery after preoperative CRT for clinically staged T3 and T4 rectal cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of education with authorized technical experts on colorectal laparoscopic skills
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1412-4. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of learning laparoscopic skills with or without authorized experts of JSES...
  33. doi request reprint Comparison of long-term prognosis of laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy and conventional open gastrectomy with special reference to D2 lymph node dissection
    Hirohiko Sato
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Surg Endosc 26:2240-6. 2012
    ..This study assessed short- and long-term outcomes after LAG with lymph node dissection in early and advanced gastric cancer...
  34. doi request reprint The effects of the Kampo medicine (Japanese herbal medicine) "Daikenchuto" on the surgical inflammatory response following laparoscopic colorectal resection
    Kozo Yoshikawa
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Surg Today 42:646-51. 2012
    ..The aim of the present prospective study was to evaluate the effects of Daikenchuto (DKT) (a Japanese herbal medicine) on the inflammatory response in patients following laparoscopic colorectal resection...
  35. doi request reprint Lung metastases from various malignancies combined with primary lung cancer
    Noritoshi Nishiyama
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:538-41. 2010
    ..When nodules are removed and diagnosed as lung metastasis combined with primary lung cancer, additional treatment should be considered depending on the prognosis of each disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint The safety and usefulness of the single incision, transabdominal pre-peritoneal (TAPP) laparoscopic technique for inguinal hernia
    Hirohiko Sato
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    J Med Invest 59:235-40. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the safety and usefulness of the SILS-TAPP procedure compared with standard laparoscopic TAPP and TEPP (totally extra-peritoneal pre-peritoneal) procedures...
  37. doi request reprint Gastric emptying in Billroth-I and Roux-en-Y reconstruction after distal gastrectomy using C-acetate breath test
    Nobuhiro Kurita
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:2020-3. 2011
    ..There have been few reports regarding the physiological differences of these two procedures. We compared gastric emptying after Roux-en-Y procedure with the Billroth-I procedure using the 13C-acetate breath test...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical value of serum cytokeratin 19 fragment and sialyl-Lewis x in non-small cell lung cancer
    Shinjiro Mizuguchi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:216-21. 2007
    ..This study aimed to establish the clinical significance of preoperative serum cytokeratin 19 fragment (CYFRA21-1) and sialyl-Lewis x (SLex) as prognostic markers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Biphasic pulmonary blastoma: report of a case
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:40-3. 2007
    ..No mediastinal lymph node metastasis was proven. Stage T2N0M0 disease was diagnosed, and the patient chose not to undergo postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy; he remains well without recurrence 36 months after the operation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of mediastinal lymph node dissection on octogenarians with non-small cell lung cancer
    Shinjiro Mizuguchi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:103-8. 2006
    ..Impacts of mediastinal lymph node dissection on a patient's course after pulmonary resection is unclear in octogenarians with non-small cell lung cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Primary pulmonary meningioma presenting with hemoptysis on exertion
    Nobuhiro Izumi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:647-8. 2009
    ..Primary pulmonary meningioma was thus diagnosed. The patient is well without recurrent disease 15 months after surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary inverted Schneiderian papilloma causing high serum levels of carcinoembryonic antigen and squamous cell carcinoma-associated antigen: report of a case
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Surg Today 37:790-3. 2007
    ..Postoperatively, the patient's symptoms resolved quickly, and the serum levels of CEA and SCC decreased to 6.4 ng/ml and 1.7 ng/ml, respectively, within 3 months...
  43. ncbi request reprint The Role of Activation-induced Cytidine Deaminase Expression in Gastric Adenocarcinoma
    Bat Erdene Batsaikhan
    FACS Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:995-1000. 2014
    ..In the present study, we investigated the expression of AID and PKCi in patients with gastric adenocarcinoma and determined the correlation between these proteins...
  44. ncbi request reprint Thymolipoma associated with myasthenia gravis
    Takuma Tsukioka
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, 1 5 7 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8586, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:26-8. 2007
    ..The tumor was a thymolipoma of the anterior mediastinum. Her postoperative course was good, and she is doing well at 1 year postoperatively...
  45. doi request reprint Evaluation of relation of RAD51 and the effect of chemo-radiation therapy for advanced rectal cancer
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Surgery, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:990-3. 2012
    ..However, a significant proportion of patients shows poor response to adjuvant CRT. We thus investigated the usefulness of RAD51 expressions as a predictive maker of the CRT response...
  46. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profile can predict pathological response to preoperative chemoradiotherapy in rectal cancer
    Masanori Nishioka
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, Kuramoto, Tokushima, Japan
    Cancer Genomics Proteomics 8:87-92. 2011
    ..However, the response to CRT differs among individual tumors. Our purpose of this study was to identify a set of discriminating genes that can be used for characterization and prediction of response to CRT in rectal cancer...
  47. doi request reprint Expression of histone deacetylase 1 and metastasis-associated protein 1 as prognostic factors in colon cancer
    Jun Higashijima
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Oncol Rep 26:343-8. 2011
    ..05). HDAC1 and MTA1 expression levels were significantly related to poorer prognosis. Therefore, HDAC1 and MTA1 expression levels are potential prognostic indicators for colon cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint Thymic tuberculosis preoperatively evaluated with thallium-201 SPECT: two resected cases
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:44-6. 2007
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The Kampo medicine, Goshajinkigan, prevents neuropathy in patients treated by FOLFOX regimen
    Masanori Nishioka
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 16:322-7. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the efficacy of GJG for peripheral neuropathy associated with oxaliplatin therapy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of peritoneal metastasis in gastric cancer
    Nobuhiro Kurita
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, 770 8503 Kuramoto cho 3 18 15, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:980-3. 2010
    ..Staging laparoscopy is performed for patients who are diagnosed T3 or T4 preoperatively. The aim of this study is to establish a method for predicting peritoneal metastasis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of internal hernia after gastrectomy with Roux-en-Y reconstruction for gastric cancer
    Kozo Yoshikawa
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Surg Endosc 28:1774-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the incidence, clinical features, and prevention of internal hernia after gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  52. ncbi request reprint Resected case of synovial sarcoma in the pleural cavity
    Takuma Tsukioka
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:263-6. 2006
    ..Because a synovial sarcoma in the pleural cavity has a poor prognosis and is characterized by a high incidence of recurrence, we must carefully follow up this patient...
  53. doi request reprint Irinotecan injures tight junction and causes bacterial translocation in rat
    Toshihiro Nakao
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Bioscience, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    J Surg Res 173:341-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether irinotecan induces bacterial translocation in rats, and thus elucidate the relationship between tight junction and bacterial translocation...
  54. doi request reprint Platelet-derived endothelial cell growth factor/thymidine phosphorylase inhibitor augments radiotherapeutic efficacy in experimental colorectal cancer
    Tomohiko Miyatani
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Kuramoto, Tokushima, Japan
    Cancer Lett 318:199-205. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate whether TPI augments the radiotherapy for colorectal cancer in vitro and in vivo studies...
  55. ncbi request reprint Late massive hemoptysis after transbronchial biopsy of hamartoma: an involvement of pulmonary artery and vein
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:400-2. 2007
    ..An emergency left upper lobectomy of the lung was performed, and the hemoptysis soon disappeared postoperatively. The patient is well without respiratory symptoms 36 months after the surgery...
  56. doi request reprint Thymidylate synthase (TS) protein expression as a prognostic factor in advanced colorectal cancer: a comparison with TS mRNA expression
    Tateo Nakagawa
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1059-62. 2012
    ..The role of intratumoral thymidylate synthase (TS) mRNA or protein expression is still controversial and little has been reported regarding relation of them in colorectal cancer...
  57. ncbi request reprint Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting as re-do surgery in two cases in which the right gastroepiploic artery was grafted to the right coronary artery
    Hiroki Mizoguchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Rousai Hospital, 3 1 69 Inabasou, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:595-8. 2011
    ..He often had episodes of angina at night or during dialysis, and then developed congestive heart failure and was hospitalized. Since ischemia was considered to be in the inferior wall, the RGEA was grafted to the right coronary artery...
  58. doi request reprint Kampo medicine "Dai-kenchu-to" prevents CPT-11-induced small-intestinal injury in rats
    Motoya Chikakiyo
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Surg Today 42:60-7. 2012
    ..The key anticancer agent, CPT-11 (irinotecan hydrochloride), induces severe diarrhea clinically. We investigated the effect of a Kampo medicine, Dai-kenchu-to (DKT), on CPT-11-induced intestinal injuries in rats...
  59. ncbi request reprint Functional large parathyroid carcinoma extending into the superior mediastinum
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 14:112-5. 2008
    ..On the 8th postoperative day, the patient was discharged uneventfully with a decreased serum level of PTH (59.0 pg/mL), and no recurrent disease or exacerbation of hyperthyroidism was observed 36 months after surgery...
  60. ncbi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the thymus with local invasiveness and pleural dissemination: report of a case
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:198-202. 2007
    ..Solitary fibrous tumor of the thymus was diagnosed histologically. Postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy or radiotherapy was not undertaken because the benefits were uncertain. She is well without recurrence 3 months after the operation...
  61. doi request reprint Sonic hedgehog relates to colorectal carcinogenesis
    Kozo Yoshikawa
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:1113-7. 2009
    ..The present study was designed to investigate Shh related protein expression in hyperplastic polyps and the adenoma-carcinoma sequence in the colon and rectum...
  62. doi request reprint Extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue type arising in the pleura with pleural fibrous plaques in a lathe worker
    Shin ichi Nakatsuka
    Department of Pathology, Kansai Rosai Hospital, 3 1 69 Inabaso, Amagasaki, Hyogo 660 8511, Japan
    Ann Diagn Pathol 16:224-9. 2012
    ..It is speculated that MALT lymphoma might develop in the background of pneumoconiosis. Inflammatory and/or immunologic reactions to metal particles might contribute to the oncogenesis of this tumor...
  63. ncbi request reprint Metastatic monophasic synovial sarcoma of the pleura
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:258-61. 2007
    ..A hemangio-pericytomatous pattern was also seen; therefore the lesion looked like a blood clot because of its rich vascularity...
  64. doi request reprint Transbronchial occlusion of a malignant bronchopleural fistula with cyanoacrylate glue
    Takashi Iwata
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Respiratory Medicine, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Japan
    J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol 18:176-8. 2011
    ..The patient was discharged the following day. However, he died of the disease a month later...
  65. doi request reprint Expression of thrombospondin-1 and Ski are prognostic factors in advanced gastric cancer
    Toshihiro Nakao
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Health Bioscience, The University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 16:145-52. 2011
    ..Recent studies have shown that Ski protein suppresses TGF-β signaling. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of TSP-1 and Ski expression in advanced gastric cancer...
  66. pmc Surgical reconstruction for intrathoracic aneurysm originating from proximal part of the right subclavian artery
    Hiroki Mizoguchi
    Kansai Rosai Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Vasc Dis 5:194-8. 2012
    ....
  67. ncbi request reprint Adalimumab-associated pulmonary cryptococcosis
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 17:390-3. 2011
    ..Grocott staining of the tissue sample revealed black-brown fungi, identified as Cryptococcus neoformans in culture. The patient now remains well, without adalimumab therapy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Does Roux-en Y reconstruction with jejunal pouch after total gastrectomy prevent complications of postgastrectomy?
    Nobuhiro Kurita
    Department of Surgery, University of Tokushima, Kuramoto 3 18 15, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1851-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of a jejunal pouch after a total gastrectomy with Roux-en Y reconstruction...
  69. ncbi request reprint P16 overexpression and human papillomavirus infection in small cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix
    Nobuo Masumoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Hum Pathol 34:778-83. 2003
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Heat shock protein 70 induction in hepatocytes after right portal vein embolization
    Hidenori Miyake
    Department of Digestive Surgery, University of Tokushima School of Medicine, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:2084-7. 2003
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether heat shock protein is induced in hepatocytes after right portal vein embolization in patients who underwent extended right hepatic lobectomy...
  71. ncbi request reprint Impacts of long-term enteral nutrition on clinical and endoscopic disease activities and mucosal cytokines during remission in patients with Crohn's disease: a prospective study
    Takayuki Yamamoto
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Yokkaichi Social Insurance Hospital, Yokkaichi, Mie, Japan
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 13:1493-501. 2007
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the impacts of long-term enteral nutrition on clinical and endoscopic disease activities and mucosal tissue cytokines in patients with quiescent CD...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Surgical treatment for cervical cancer]
    Kaneyuki Kubushiro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Keio University
    Nihon Rinsho 62:134-40. 2004
  73. ncbi request reprint Intractable gastrointestinal bleeding from angiodysplasia in a patient of Bernard-Soulier syndrome--report of a case--
    Riki Okita
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University, Kasumi 1 2 3, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    Hiroshima J Med Sci 54:113-5. 2005
    ..Both the endoscopic hemostatic method and interventional embolization showed only a temporary effect. Surgical treatment should be considered if the general condition can tolerate a surgical procedure...
  74. ncbi request reprint Immune responses to DNA mismatch repair enzymes hMSH2 and hPMS1 in patients with pancreatic cancer, dermatomyositis and polymyositis
    Takaho Okada
    Division of Cellular Signaling, Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 116:925-33. 2005
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint A novel cancer testis antigen that is frequently expressed in pancreatic, lung, and endometrial cancers
    Takaho Okada
    Division of Cellular Signaling, Institute for Advanced Medical Research, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 12:191-7. 2006
    ..To isolate cancer testis antigens that are expressed in pancreatic cancers and may be useful in clinical applications...
  76. ncbi request reprint p53 and MIB-1 expression of esophageal carcinoma concominant with achalasia
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Institute of Health and Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1430-2. 2007
    ..It is necessary for patients with esophageal achalasia to be followed-up with endoscopy, and that p53 and MIB-1 immunostaining of biopsy specimens should be performed to detect pre-cancerous lesions...
  77. ncbi request reprint Epigenetic inactivation of the CHFR gene in cervical cancer contributes to sensitivity to taxanes
    Kouji Banno
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Int J Oncol 31:713-20. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this study is the first to examine epigenetic inactivation by aberrant hypermethylation of CHFR in cervical cancer...