Noriyoshi Sawabata

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Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi Locoregional recurrence after pulmonary sublobar resection of non-small cell lung cancer: can it be reduced by considering cancer cells at the surgical margin?
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L 5 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0879, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:9-16. 2013
  2. doi Clinical implications of the margin cytology findings and margin/tumor size ratio in patients who underwent pulmonary excision for peripheral non-small cell lung cancer
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Surg Today 42:238-44. 2012
  3. doi Successful muscle prombage for directly nonclosable extremely calcified bronchial stump
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5 Yamada oka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:48-51. 2011
  4. ncbi Japanese lung cancer registry study of 11,663 surgical cases in 2004: demographic and prognosis changes over decade
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1229-35. 2011
  5. ncbi Japanese Lung Cancer Registry Study: first prospective enrollment of a large number of surgical and nonsurgical cases in 2002
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L 5 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 5:1369-75. 2010
  6. ncbi Results of surgical intervention for p-stage IIIA (N2) non-small cell lung cancer: acceptable prognosis predicted by complete resection in patients with single N2 disease with primary tumor in the upper lobe
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka City, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1100-6. 2004
  7. doi Validation of pN2 sub-classifications in patients with pathological stage IIIA N2 non-small cell lung cancer
    Tomoyuki Nakagiri
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:733-8. 2011
  8. ncbi Optimal distance of malignant negative margin in excision of nonsmall cell lung cancer: a multicenter prospective study
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery E 1, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:415-20. 2004
  9. ncbi Cardiopulmonary co-morbidity: a critical negative prognostic predictor for pulmonary resection following preoperative chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy in lung cancer patients
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, E1 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:315-21. 2007
  10. ncbi Clinical outcome of resected solid-type small-sized c-stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1445-9. 2010

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Publications62

  1. doi Locoregional recurrence after pulmonary sublobar resection of non-small cell lung cancer: can it be reduced by considering cancer cells at the surgical margin?
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L 5 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0879, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 61:9-16. 2013
    ....
  2. doi Clinical implications of the margin cytology findings and margin/tumor size ratio in patients who underwent pulmonary excision for peripheral non-small cell lung cancer
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Surg Today 42:238-44. 2012
    ..The margin/tumor size ratio (M/T) is a predictor of positive margin cytology findings in these procedures, although the long-term clinical implications remain unclear. This relationship was investigated in this study...
  3. doi Successful muscle prombage for directly nonclosable extremely calcified bronchial stump
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5 Yamada oka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:48-51. 2011
    ..We performed successful volume double-layered dressing using a technique whereby we divided the latissimus dorsi muscle above and below the left pulmonary artery over the open stump of a severely calcified bronchus...
  4. ncbi Japanese lung cancer registry study of 11,663 surgical cases in 2004: demographic and prognosis changes over decade
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 6:1229-35. 2011
    ..We analyzed data obtained in these registries to reveal the most recent surgical outcomes and trends related to lung cancer surgery in Japan...
  5. ncbi Japanese Lung Cancer Registry Study: first prospective enrollment of a large number of surgical and nonsurgical cases in 2002
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L 5 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 5:1369-75. 2010
    ..To investigate prognoses of lung cancer patients prospectively enrolled in the Japan Lung Cancer Registry Study...
  6. ncbi Results of surgical intervention for p-stage IIIA (N2) non-small cell lung cancer: acceptable prognosis predicted by complete resection in patients with single N2 disease with primary tumor in the upper lobe
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka City, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 127:1100-6. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the subpopulation of patients with N2 disease who can benefit from surgical intervention...
  7. doi Validation of pN2 sub-classifications in patients with pathological stage IIIA N2 non-small cell lung cancer
    Tomoyuki Nakagiri
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5 Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 12:733-8. 2011
    ..The sub-classification of lymph node metastasis in patients with p-stage IIIA N2 NSCLC has clinical implications for the prognosis...
  8. ncbi Optimal distance of malignant negative margin in excision of nonsmall cell lung cancer: a multicenter prospective study
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery E 1, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:415-20. 2004
    ..Because there is scant information available regarding the optimal size of a malignant negative margin, we conducted a multicenter, prospective study to more fully elucidate this area of concern...
  9. ncbi Cardiopulmonary co-morbidity: a critical negative prognostic predictor for pulmonary resection following preoperative chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy in lung cancer patients
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, E1 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:315-21. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify prognostic predictors by assessing clinical factors including pre-thoracotomy co-morbidity...
  10. ncbi Clinical outcome of resected solid-type small-sized c-stage IA non-small cell lung cancer
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5, Yamadaoka, Suita City, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 37:1445-9. 2010
    ..We aimed to address the clinical outcomes of resected solid-type c-stage IA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) smaller than 2 cm...
  11. ncbi Clinicopathologic study of resected, peripheral, small-sized, non-small cell lung cancer tumors of 2 cm or less in diameter: pleural invasion and increase of serum carcinoembryonic antigen level as predictors of nodal involvement
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery E1, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 131:988-93. 2006
    ..We attempted to identify clinicopathologic characteristics of peripheral, small-sized, non-small cell lung cancer to show the limitation of partial resection or segmentectomy...
  12. ncbi The oncological feasibility and limitations of video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy for early-stage thymomas
    Toru Kimura
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:e214-8. 2013
    ..Our institutional experience with early-stage thymoma was retrospectively reviewed to evaluate the oncological feasibility of thoracoscopic thymectomy...
  13. ncbi Immunohistochemical analysis of resected clinical stage I pulmonary adenocarcinomas with high preoperative levels of serum carcinoembryonic antigen
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:203-7. 2003
    ..Although CEA staining pattern is reported to be a prognostic indicator for patients with colorectal cancer, the relationship with lung cancer is unclear...
  14. doi Surgical outcome of stage IIIA- cN2/pN2 non-small-cell lung cancer patients in Japanese lung cancer registry study in 2004
    Ichiro Yoshino
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 7:850-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate surgical outcomes in a modern cohort of patients with clinical (c-) stage IIIA-N2 NSCLC whose nodal metastasis was confirmed by pathology (cN2/pN2)...
  15. ncbi [Lung cancer in Japan: analysis of lung cancer registry cases resected in 2004]
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 49:327-42. 2011
    ..9% squamous cell carcinoma, 59.1%; large cell carcinoma, 53.3% small cell carcinoma, 52.6%; and adenosquamous cell carcinoma, 50.8%. Operative death occurred in 48 cases (0.4%) and hospital death in 46 (0.4%)...
  16. ncbi [A Japanese lung cancer registry study at 2002]
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 48:333-44. 2010
    ..At first, 18,552 cases were registered from 358 institutes, while we analyzed 14,695 samples whose living periods could be identified...
  17. ncbi Comparison of surgical results after pneumonectomy and sleeve lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: trends over time and 20-year institutional experience
    Shin Ichi Takeda
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization, Toneyama National Hospital, Toneyama 5 1 1, Toyonaka, Osaka 560 8552, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 29:276-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the clinical characteristics, operative results, survival, and late outcomes over 20 years in patients who underwent sleeve lobectomy and pneumonectomy at our institution...
  18. doi An accurate and rapid detection of lymph node metastasis in non-small cell lung cancer patients based on one-step nucleic acid amplification assay
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Lung Cancer 78:212-8. 2012
    ..This is the first report suggesting the potential clinical utility of OSNA assay for intraoperative rapid diagnosis of nodal status in lung cancer...
  19. doi Lymph node metastasis diagnosis using positron emission tomography with 2-[18F] fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose as a tracer and computed tomography in surgical cases of non-small cell lung cancer
    Naoko Ose
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, and National Hospital Organization Toneyama Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 42:89-92. 2012
    ..In this study, we analyzed the diagnostic ability of FDG-PET for N staging by focusing on the clinical features of false-positive (FP) and false-negative (FN) cases...
  20. doi Inhibitory effect of PPARγ on NR0B1 in tumorigenesis of lung adenocarcinoma
    Yoshiyuki Susaki
    Department of Pathology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita 565 0871, Japan
    Int J Oncol 41:1278-84. 2012
    ..These results indicate the reciprocal relationship between NR0B1 and PPARγ on the malignant grade of lung adenocarcinoma...
  21. doi Pulmonary fibroblasts induce epithelial mesenchymal transition and some characteristics of stem cells in non-small cell lung cancer
    Yasushi Shintani
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:425-33. 2013
    ..Fibroblasts are key components of the tumor microenvironment. The purpose of this study was to clarify the role of fibroblasts in tumor progression in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  22. pmc Experience with thoracoscopic resection for mediastinal mature teratoma: a retrospective analysis of 15 patients
    Yasushi Shintani
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 16:441-4. 2013
    ..We reviewed cases with a mature teratoma removed by VATS and investigated the indications for that procedure for this tumour...
  23. doi Null allele alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency: case report of the total pleural covering technique for disease-associated pneumothorax
    Takashi Kusu
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:452-5. 2012
    ..TPC with ORC is a surgical treatment for pneumothorax that is done to strengthen visceral pleura and prevent pleural adhesions. The patient has had no recurrence of pneumothorax 3.5 years after right TPC and 6 months after left TPC...
  24. ncbi Regulation of Th-POK and Runx3 in T cell development in human thymoma
    Toshiteru Tokunaga
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Autoimmunity 42:653-60. 2009
    ..Therefore, CD4/CD8 lineage commitment dependent on Th-POK and Runx3 system seems to be working even in the neoplastic environment formed by human thymomas...
  25. ncbi Circulating tumor cells in peripheral blood caused by surgical manipulation of non-small-cell lung cancer: pilot study using an immunocytology method
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 55:189-92. 2007
    ..In this study, we attempted to determine whether cancer cells can be detected during and after surgery using an immunocytology method...
  26. doi Risk of pleural recurrence after computed tomographic-guided percutaneous needle biopsy in stage I lung cancer patients
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 91:1066-71. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the risk of pleural seeding of cancer cells, leading to postoperative relapse with dissemination caused by the procedure...
  27. doi Efficacy of intra-operative unilateral diaphragm plication for patients undergoing unilateral phrenicotomy during extended surgery
    Toshiteru Tokunaga
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 38:600-3. 2010
    ..We assessed the efficacy of intra-operative unilateral diaphragm plication for prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications in patients, who underwent a phrenicotomy due to extended surgical intervention...
  28. ncbi Interaction between non-small-cell lung cancer cells and fibroblasts via enhancement of TGF-β signaling by IL-6
    Abulimiti Abulaiti
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Lung Cancer 82:204-13. 2013
    ..Fibroblasts are key components of the tumor microenvironment. We clarified the role of transforming growth factor (TGF)-β and interleukin (IL)-6 in the interaction between fibroblasts and non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells...
  29. ncbi Inhaled tiotropium to prevent postoperative cardiopulmonary complications in patients with newly diagnosed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring lung cancer surgery
    Takashi Nojiri
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Surg Today 44:285-90. 2014
    ....
  30. doi Novel approach for detection of isolated tumor cells in pulmonary vein using negative selection method: morphological classification and clinical implications
    Soichiro Funaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 40:322-7. 2011
    ..We assessed the clinical implications of ITCs in the PV using a novel enrichment approach that maintained their morphological characteristics...
  31. pmc Surgical intervention for small-cell lung cancer: what is the surgical role?
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:401-5. 2012
    ..A prospective trial performed in collaboration with pulmonologists is required to address the significance of surgery, which is a limited option in the treatment of SCLC...
  32. doi Single-lung transplantation in a chronic pulmonary emphysema patient with a marginal donor who was ABO blood group nonidentical but compatible
    Yoshiyuki Susaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L5 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:312-5. 2012
    ..This 49-year-old man underwent single-lung transplantation for chronic pulmonary emphysema with severe respiratory failure. He had a good postoperative clinical course...
  33. ncbi Cytologically malignant margins of wedge resected stage I non-small cell lung cancer
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of Surgery, Clinical Pathology, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1953-7. 2002
    ....
  34. doi Clinical implication of pulmonary excision for undiagnosed peripheral lung cancer
    Yasunobu Funakoshi
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization, Toneyama Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 13:485-9. 2011
    ..Surgical excision is an optimal method to diagnose small lung cancer because the malignant status of the margin does not appear to influence the outcome...
  35. ncbi Lymphatic and venous malformation or "lymphangiohemangioma" of the anterior mediastinum: case report and literature review
    Yoshihisa Kadota
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 59:575-8. 2011
    ..Management plans based on precise imaging studies using magnetic resonance imaging and multi-detector-row CT phlebography could be helpful in guiding both preoperative diagnosis and subsequent treatment decisions for mediastinal LVM...
  36. ncbi Local IL-17 production and a decrease in peripheral blood regulatory T cells in an animal model of bronchiolitis obliterans
    Tomoyuki Nakagiri
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Transplantation 89:1312-9. 2010
    ..We investigated the alteration of Th17 and regulatory T cells (Treg) distribution in an animal model of bronchiolitis obliterans following ectopic tracheal transplantation model...
  37. doi Low-dose human atrial natriuretic peptide for the prevention of postoperative cardiopulmonary complications in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients undergoing lung cancer surgery
    Takashi Nojiri
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Toneyama Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 44:98-103. 2013
    ....
  38. doi Significance of tumour vessel invasion in determining the morphology of isolated tumour cells in the pulmonary vein in non-small-cell lung cancer
    Soichiro Funaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 43:1126-30. 2013
    ..However, the clinical-pathological characteristics related to their presence in the PV remain unclear...
  39. doi Clinicopathological characteristics and surgical results of lung cancer patients aged up to 50 years: the Japanese Lung Cancer Registry Study 2004
    Masayoshi Inoue
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Lung Cancer 83:246-51. 2014
    ..The clinicopathological characteristics and surgical results of young lung cancer patients were investigated...
  40. doi Clinical predictor of pre- or minimally invasive pulmonary adenocarcinoma: possibility of sub-classification of clinical T1a
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 45:256-61. 2014
    ..A new pathological classification for pre- and minimally invasive adenocarcinoma has been established, with distinction prior to surgery crucial because of the extremely good prognosis...
  41. ncbi Persistent cough following pulmonary resection: observational and empiric study of possible causes
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:289-93. 2005
    ..There is speculation regarding the cause. However, since few studies of that following pulmonary resection have been reported, we conducted an observational and empiric study of this issue...
  42. doi Radiation-induced osteosarcoma 17 years after mediastinal irradiation following surgical removal of thymoma
    Yoshihisa Kadota
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L 5, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:651-3. 2010
    ..Because thymoma patients receiving mediastinal irradiation are thus at additional risk of radiation-induced secondary malignancy, long-term follow-up is advisable...
  43. ncbi Virtual mediastinoscopy for safer and more accurate mediastinal exploration
    Hiroyuki Shiono
    Medical Center for Translational Research, Osaka University Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:995-9. 2007
    ..We produced virtual images of the mediastinum (ie, virtual mediastinoscopy based on positron emission tomography and computed tomography scanning data to visualize lymph nodes and great vessels similar to cervical mediastinoscopy)...
  44. ncbi Surgical results for chronic empyema using omental pedicled flap: long-term follow-up study
    Yoshitomo Okumura
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:1857-61. 2005
    ..Successful treatment of chronic empyema remains a challenge for thoracic surgeons. Herein, we report our 17 years of experience with the omental pedicled flap procedure for management of chronic empyema secondary to pulmonary tuberculosis...
  45. ncbi Bilateral mediastinal neurofibroma of the vagus nerves in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1
    Ryu Kanzaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 19:293-6. 2013
    ..A two-staged operation can be an option in cases with bilateral mediastinal vagus nerve tumors to avoid the risk of bilateral recurrent nerve paralysis...
  46. doi Multimodality therapy for large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the thymus
    Naoko Ose
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 96:e85-7. 2013
    ..Pathologic examination revealed no viable cells in the tumor. The patient is alive 3 years later, without recurrence. Aggressive multimodality therapy could be an option for thymic large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma. ..
  47. ncbi Successful removal of expandable metallic stent in a patient with lung cancer
    Naoko Ose
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 20:202-4. 2012
    ..Stenosis due to formation of granulation tissue at the distal stent site resulted in critical respiratory failure. The stent was removed after 43 months, using rigid bronchoscopy...
  48. ncbi Efficacy and safety of tracheobronchoplasty after induction therapy for locally advanced lung cancer
    Mitsunori Ohta
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, and the Division of Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:96-100. 2003
    ..Patients receiving induction therapy may have increased risk of morbidity and mortality after surgery. We retrospectively evaluated the influence of preoperative treatment in patients who underwent sleeve resection for lung cancer...
  49. ncbi Malignant minor pleural effusion detected on thoracotomy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer: is tumor resection beneficial for prognosis?
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 73:412-5. 2002
    ..This study attempts to clarify the benefit of surgery for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with malignant minor pleural effusion that is detected at thoracotomy...
  50. ncbi Thymic carcinoma with a large cystic lesion
    Shin Ichi Takeda
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 52:574-6. 2004
    ..Histologically, the cystic wall was lined with malignant cells. We herein present a diagnostic pitfall case of thymic carcinoma having a large cystic component with which rare association should be recognized...
  51. ncbi Successful factor XIII administration for persistent chylothorax after lung transplantation for lymphangioleiomyomatosis
    Norihisa Shigemura
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate, School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:1003-6. 2009
    ....
  52. doi Surgery for pulmonary malignancies in patients with a previous history of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Ryu Kanzaki
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L5 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Surg Today 44:646-52. 2014
    ....
  53. ncbi Nodular pulmonary amyloidosis
    Toshiteru Tokunaga
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 54:399-401. 2006
    ..Thus, a diagnosis of pulmonary amyloidosis was obtained. The clinical features and diagnostic process are discussed...
  54. ncbi Serum carcinoembryonic antigen level in surgically resected clinical stage I patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Division of Surgery, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:174-9. 2002
    ..We conducted a retrospective study to investigate the relationship between serum CEA level and survival...
  55. doi Optimal sampling methods for margin cytology examination following lung excision
    Tomoki Utsumi
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 10:434-6. 2010
    ..Since neither technique detected all positive cases, it is recommended that samples be obtained using both techniques to avoid missing malignancy...
  56. doi Biological implications of thymectomy for myasthenia gravis
    Meinoshin Okumura
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, L 5, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Surg Today 40:102-7. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, additional studies are needed to elucidate the ontogeny of T cells that recognize AchR and the mechanism of the activation of anti-AchR antibodies producing B cells...
  57. doi Epithelial to mesenchymal transition is a determinant of sensitivity to chemoradiotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer
    Yasushi Shintani
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:1794-804; discussion 1804. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the role of EMT in the sensitivity of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) to chemoradiotherapy (CRT)...
  58. doi Endovascular stent-graft implantation for a cecum of an aberrant artery from a systemic arterial supply to the basal segment of the left pulmonary lobe
    Tomoyuki Nakagiri
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 L5, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 58:640-3. 2010
    ..Three months after the operation, follow-up computed tomography revealed a large cecum of the stump of the feeding artery. We performed endovascular aortic repair for the cecum...
  59. doi WT1 IgG antibody for early detection of nonsmall cell lung cancer and as its prognostic factor
    Yusuke Oji
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 125:381-7. 2009
    ..These results also suggested that WT1-specific immune responses played an important role in anti-cancer immunity in NSCLC...
  60. ncbi Current surgical intervention for pulmonary tuberculosis
    Shin Ichi Takeda
    Department of Thoracic Surgery and Pulmonary Medicine, Toneyama National Hospital, Toyonaka City, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 79:959-63. 2005
    ..We report on our 16 years of experience with lung resection for pulmonary tuberculosis...
  61. ncbi [Respiratory morbidity after pulmonary resection; prevention and treatment of atelectasis and pneumonia]
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 61:710-4. 2008
    ..A prophylactic tracheostomy, a timely traheostomy and a timely bronchoscopy are applied by these parameters to treat postopeartive respiratory complications such as atelectasis or pneumonia...
  62. ncbi New electroablation technique following the first-line stapling method for thoracoscopic treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax
    Noriyoshi Sawabata
    Thoracic Surgery Study Group of Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Chest 121:251-5. 2002
    ..A new tip for the electroablation of pneumocysts was examined clinically as a second-line method for stapled resection of pneumocysts during video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)...