K Shimoya

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Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Fractalkine in the peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:36-41. 2005
  2. ncbi Fractalkine (FRK) levels in amniotic fluid and its production during pregnancy
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:97-101. 2003
  3. ncbi Interleukin-8 level in maternal serum as a marker for screening of histological chorioamnionitis at term
    K Shimoya
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 57:153-9. 1997
  4. ncbi Diagnosis of ureterocele with transvaginal sonography
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:58-60. 2002
  5. ncbi Increased concentrations of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 6:829-34. 2000
  6. ncbi Chorioamnionitis decreased incidence of respiratory distress syndrome by elevating fetal interleukin-6 serum concentration
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Osaka University, Suita City, Japan
    Hum Reprod 15:2234-40. 2000
  7. ncbi Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor levels in cervicovaginal secretion of elderly women
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Maturitas 54:141-8. 2006
  8. doi Oxidative stress-induced S100B protein from placenta and amnion affects soluble Endoglin release from endothelial cells
    E Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 16:188-99. 2010
  9. ncbi The human tumor-associated antigen RCAS1 in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia
    E Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 77:100-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Production of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor by human amniotic membranes and regulation of its concentration in amniotic fluid
    Q Zhang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, 2-2 Yamada-oka, Suita City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 7:573-9. 2001

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  1. ncbi Fractalkine in the peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:36-41. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the presence of fractalkine in the ascites and the association between fractalkine levels in the ascites and endometriosis...
  2. ncbi Fractalkine (FRK) levels in amniotic fluid and its production during pregnancy
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:97-101. 2003
    ..CX(3)CR1-positive cells had migrated into the amniotic fluid and the amnion. The present findings suggest that fractalkine found in amniotic fluid may contribute to the immunodefence mechanism during pregnancy...
  3. ncbi Interleukin-8 level in maternal serum as a marker for screening of histological chorioamnionitis at term
    K Shimoya
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 57:153-9. 1997
    ..To establish a clinical method for immediate diagnosis of histological chorioamnionitis, by maternal blood sampling at term...
  4. ncbi Diagnosis of ureterocele with transvaginal sonography
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 54:58-60. 2002
    ..In patients with recurring urological symptoms, it is important to check for gynecological diseases as well as urologic diseases. This can be provided well with transvaginal sonography...
  5. ncbi Increased concentrations of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in peritoneal fluid of women with endometriosis
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 6:829-34. 2000
    ..The present findings suggest that SLPI found in the peritoneal fluid of patients with endometriosis may contribute to the pathogenesis of endometriosis...
  6. ncbi Chorioamnionitis decreased incidence of respiratory distress syndrome by elevating fetal interleukin-6 serum concentration
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Osaka University, Suita City, Japan
    Hum Reprod 15:2234-40. 2000
    ..The present study shows that IL-6 elevation in fetuses with chorioamnionitis promotes fetal lung maturation by inducing SP-A synthesis, thereby decreasing the incidence of RDS in the preterm neonates...
  7. ncbi Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor levels in cervicovaginal secretion of elderly women
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Maturitas 54:141-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether there is an association between the SLPI concentration in the cervicovaginal secretion (CS) and vaginal complaints of post-menopausal women...
  8. doi Oxidative stress-induced S100B protein from placenta and amnion affects soluble Endoglin release from endothelial cells
    E Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 16:188-99. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi The human tumor-associated antigen RCAS1 in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia
    E Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 77:100-8. 2008
    ..0207). The other study groups did not differ significantly. This study reveals the possible role of the RCAS1 protein in the development of pre-eclampsia through an immunological pathway...
  10. ncbi Production of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor by human amniotic membranes and regulation of its concentration in amniotic fluid
    Q Zhang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University, 2-2 Yamada-oka, Suita City, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 7:573-9. 2001
    ..The present findings show that SLPI is produced by the amniotic membranes in response to cytokine concentrations. The SLPI in the amniotic fluid may contribute to immunodefence mechanisms during pregnancy...
  11. ncbi S100B protein expression in the amnion and amniotic fluid in pregnancies complicated by pre-eclampsia
    E Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 12:755-61. 2006
    ..Some pathological conditions that develop during pregnancy and are related to hypoxic stress can affect the elevation of S100B concentration in the amnion...
  12. ncbi The expression of fractalkine in the endometrium during the menstrual cycle
    M Watanabe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 92:242-7. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the presence of fractalkine in the endometrium of the uterus and the change of fractalkine protein levels during menstrual cycle...
  13. ncbi Transient local overexpression of human vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in mouse feto-maternal interface during mid-term pregnancy lowers systemic maternal blood pressure
    S Koyama
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 5650871, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 38:619-24. 2006
    ..Local overexpression of VEGF may become a novel treatment for pregnancy-related disorders such as hypertension complicated-pregnancy and preeclampsia...
  14. ncbi Human placenta constitutively produces interleukin-8 during pregnancy and enhances its production in intrauterine infection
    K Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
    Biol Reprod 47:220-6. 1992
    ..IL-8 produced by the placental cells might contribute to potentiation of the immunocompetence of placental cells against bacteria invading the fetoplacental unit...
  15. ncbi Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase in human male reproductive organs and seminal plasma
    Y Tokugawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Japan
    Biol Reprod 58:600-7. 1998
    ..Through immunohistochemistry, PGDS was localized in Leydig cells of the testis and in epithelial cells of the prostate and ductus epididymidis...
  16. ncbi Is 38 weeks late enough for elective cesarean delivery?
    K Matsuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 100:90-1. 2008
  17. doi Temporal and spatial expression of tumor-associated antigen RCAS1 in pregnant mouse uterus
    Ekaterine Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 63:137-43. 2010
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the expression of RCAS1 protein in the uteri of normal pregnant mice...
  18. ncbi Level of S100B protein expression in the amnion at various gestational ages in the third trimester of normal pregnancies
    Ekaterine Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 86:915-20. 2007
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the correlation between S100B protein expression in the amnion, amniotic fluid and gestational age in the third trimester of uncomplicated pregnancies...
  19. ncbi Effect of coffee intake on blood flow and maternal stress during the third trimester of pregnancy
    H Tsubouchi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 92:19-22. 2006
    ..To investigate the effects of maternal ingestion of an ordinary dose of coffee on maternal stress and placental and fetal blood circulation during the third trimester of pregnancy...
  20. ncbi Fetal cerebellum: US appearance with advancing gestational age
    K Hashimoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Case Western Reserve University at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Radiology 221:70-4. 2001
    ..To evaluate the change in ultrasonographic (US) appearance of the fetal cerebellum with advancing gestation...
  21. ncbi Surgical reinforcement of support for the vagina in pelvic organ prolapse: concurrent iliococcygeus fascia colpopexy (Inmon technique)
    Masayasu Koyama
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:197-202. 2005
    ..These results suggest that iliococcygeus fascia colpopexy is reasonably safe and strengthens not only the attachment of the upper part of the vagina but also that of the anterolateral vaginal wall...
  22. ncbi In vivo gene transfer into the mouse uterus: a powerful tool for investigating implantation physiology
    Tadashi Kimura
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 5650871, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 67:13-20. 2005
    ..Based on this knowledge, we should further analyse the pathophysiology of human implantation failure using human materials...
  23. ncbi Pregnancy and delivery with Kindler syndrome
    Shusaku Hayashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 64:72-4. 2007
    ..Kindler syndrome is a rare, autosomal-recessive skin disease characterized by bullous poikiloderma. Mucosal manifestations are common that involve the oral cavity, esophagus, urethra and genital organs...
  24. ncbi Mid-second trimester measurement of fetal nasal bone length in the Japanese population
    Takeshi Kanagawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:403-7. 2006
    ..We carried out a preliminary study to compare the nasal bone length (NBL) and biparietal diameter/NBL (BPD/NBL) ratio between the Japanese and white populations...
  25. ncbi Spontaneous rupture of uterine surface varicose veins in pregnancy: a case report
    Kazumasa Hashimoto
    Department of Obstetrics, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, 840 Murodocho, Izumi, Osaka 594 1101, Japan
    J Reprod Med 51:722-4. 2006
    ..Spontaneous rupture of uterine surface varicose veins is rare but may become a serious complication of pregnancy...
  26. ncbi A decrease of cell proliferation by hypothermia in the hippocampus of the neonatal rat
    Takeshi Kanagawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University, Faculty of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoaka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Brain Res 1111:36-40. 2006
    ..These observations are noteworthy regarding clinical hypothermia therapy following cerebral hypoxic ischemic injury during the perinatal period...
  27. ncbi Effect of proteasome pathway on initiation of mouse labor induced by antiprogesterone
    Tadashi Kimura
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 52:317-22. 2004
    ..However, expression profiling has revealed that many molecules are also down-regulated. The effect of down-regulation of molecules by protein degradation on parturition is not known...
  28. ncbi Alteration of the timing of implantation by in vivo gene transfer: delay of implantation by suppression of nuclear factor kappaB activity and partial rescue by leukemia inhibitory factor
    Hitomi Nakamura
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 5650871, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 321:886-92. 2004
    ..Taken together, these findings indicate that NF-kappaB activation determines the timing of the implantation, at least in part, via control of LIF expression...
  29. ncbi Idarubicin administered during pregnancy: its effects on the fetus
    Koji Matsuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 58:186-8. 2004
    ..Complete remission was established with idarubicin including chemotherapy...
  30. ncbi Postischemic hyperthermia induced caspase-3 activation in the newborn rat brain after hypoxia-ischemia and exacerbated the brain damage
    Hirotsugu Fukuda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada Oka Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Biol Neonate 84:164-71. 2003
    ..Our results show that postischemic hyperthermia exacerbates HI injury in immature brains, and that the mechanism is strongly associated with activation of an apoptotic pathway...
  31. ncbi Fetal hemorrhage associated with congenital intestinal atresia
    Shoko Shimizu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 29:312-6. 2003
    ....
  32. ncbi Pregnancy outcome of embryonic/fetal pleural effusion in the first trimester
    Kazumasa Hashimoto
    Department of Obstetrics, Osaka Medical Center, Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Izumi, Japan
    J Ultrasound Med 22:501-5. 2003
    ..To investigate the incidence of embryonic/fetal pleural effusion in the first trimester and its pregnancy outcome...
  33. ncbi NF-kappaB activation at implantation window of the mouse uterus
    Hitomi Nakamura
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 51:16-21. 2004
    ..However, temporal and spatial activation of NF-kappaB at implantation window is unknown...
  34. ncbi Expression of fractalkine in the Fallopian tube and of CX3CR1 in sperm
    Qing Zhang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Hum Reprod 19:409-14. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was 2-fold: to evaluate (i) the presence of fractalkine in the Fallopian tube and (ii) the existence of CX(3)CR1 (fractalkine receptor) in ejaculated sperm...
  35. ncbi Endoscopic third ventriculostomy during pregnancy
    S Yoshida
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:249-50. 2007
  36. ncbi Cesarean delivery after successful external cephalic version of breech presentation at term
    S Matsuzaki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:248-9. 2006
  37. ncbi Highly efficient and minimally invasive in-vivo gene transfer to the mouse uterus using haemagglutinating virus of Japan (HVJ) envelope vector
    Hitomi Nakamura
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 9:603-9. 2003
    ..We believe that this procedure should be widely applicable for investigations of reproductive physiology as well as for methods of local gene therapy in the uterus...
  38. ncbi The effects of repeated corticosteroid administration on the neurogenesis in the neonatal rat
    Takeshi Kanagawa
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:231-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to clarify the effects on the brain including neurogenesis pretreated with repeated doses of dexamethasone in the neonatal rat...
  39. ncbi The expression of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor (SLPI) in the fallopian tube: SLPI protects the acrosome reaction of sperm from inhibitory effects of elastase
    Yukinobu Ota
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Japan
    Hum Reprod 17:2517-22. 2002
    ..The objective of the study was 2-fold, to evaluate (i) the presence of SLPI in the Fallopian tube, and (ii) the effect of SLPI on the acrosome reaction of sperm...
  40. ncbi Uterine rupture of cesarean scar related to spontaneous abortion in the first trimester
    Koji Matsuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 30:34-6. 2004
    ..Since uterine ruptures can occur during all gestational periods, it is important to pay attention to the uterine wall where any cesarean incision was previously made...
  41. ncbi Elevated expression of N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase V in first trimester human placenta
    Mari Tomiie
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 330:999-1004. 2005
    ..These results suggest that GnT-V would contribute to placentation in the early phase of pregnancy, possibly regulating the process of invasion of trophoblast cells...
  42. ncbi Post-ischemic hypothermia reduced IL-18 expression and suppressed microglial activation in the immature brain
    On Fukui
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita, 565 0871, Osaka, Japan
    Brain Res 1121:35-45. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we found that IL-18 mRNA and the protein level were attenuated by post-HI hypothermia and that post-HI hypothermia may decrease microglia activation in the developing brain...
  43. ncbi Serial transvaginal sonography of a case of complete hydatidiform mole
    Mitsunori Shioji
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Gynecol Obstet Invest 55:241-4. 2003
    ..We describe a case of complete hydatidiform mole, and present serial transvaginal views taken during the early gestational period...
  44. ncbi Effects of 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal, a marker of oxidative stress, on the cyclooxygenase-2 of human placenta in chorioamnionitis
    Kumiko Temma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Mol Hum Reprod 10:167-71. 2004
    ..In addition, PGE(2) was also released into the medium in a time-dependent fashion. These findings suggest that HNE-modified proteins, which were increased in the placenta with CAM, play an important role in preterm labour...
  45. ncbi Relationship between human tumor-associated antigen RCAS1 and gestational diabetes mellitus
    Ekaterine Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 58:440-6. 2007
    ....
  46. ncbi Long-term neuroprotective effects of carbon dioxide on neonatal rat hypoxic-ischemic brain injury: an experimental study of skilled motor tasks
    Masatomo Kohzuki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Osaka University Faculty of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:240-5. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to investigate the long-term effect of hypercapnia on neonatal hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, we tested its effect in a neonatal rat hypoxia-ischemia model...
  47. ncbi Simple and highly efficient method for transient in vivo gene transfer to mid-late pregnant mouse uterus
    Shinsuke Koyama
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Reprod Immunol 70:59-69. 2006
    ..Thus, we demonstrated that this transient gene transfer method is highly efficient and minimally invasive, and expect that this procedure will be a useful tool to analyze the pathophysiology of pregnancy-related disorders...
  48. doi Maternal urinoma during pregnancy
    Norichika Ushioda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:88-91. 2008
    ..Maternal urinoma is an important differential diagnosis for flank pain during pregnancy. Double-J stent placement was the main management. Close monitoring of the symptom with serial ultrasonography may be the key for diagnosis...
  49. ncbi Changes of lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase level during pregnancy
    Yasuhiko Shiki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 30:65-70. 2004
    ..The aim of the study presented here was to examine the significance of L-PGDS in human pregnancy...
  50. ncbi Detection of fractalkine in human seminal plasma and its role in infertile patients
    Qing Zhang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Hum Reprod 17:1560-4. 2002
    ..The fractalkine levels in ejaculates from normal donors and infertile male patients with or without asthenozoospermia, were examined and correlated with sperm motility and morphology...
  51. ncbi Mouse model of human infertility: transient and local inhibition of endometrial STAT-3 activation results in implantation failure
    Hitomi Nakamura
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 5650871, Japan
    FEBS Lett 580:2717-22. 2006
    ..These conditions may mimic clinically unexplained infertility. Our results suggest that STAT-3 could be a useful target for diagnosis and therapy of human implantation failure...
  52. ncbi Expression of telomerase activity in human chorion
    S Kyo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 241:498-503. 1997
    ..The findings of the present study also appear to support the emerging concept that normal somatic cells with stem cell-like characteristics can express telomerase activity...
  53. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection and platelet counts during pregnancy
    O Fukui
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 89:26-30. 2005
    ..To investigate whether there is any correlation between Helicobacter pylori infection and platelet counts during pregnancy...
  54. doi The effect of tumor-associated protein RCAS1 gene silencing on blood pressure and urinary protein excretion in pregnant mouse: a pilot study
    Ekaterine Tskitishvili
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita City, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:364.e6-364.e12. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that RCAS1 protein gene silencing might affect blood pressure and proteinuria in pregnant mice...
  55. ncbi Reduction of aquaporin-8 on fetal membranes under oligohydramnios in mice lacking prostaglandin F2 alpha receptor
    Mitsunori Shioji
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:373-8. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi Rapid detection of trisomy 21 by gene dosage analysis using quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction
    Tomoko Tsujie
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:368-72. 2006
    ..Rapid detection of fetal aneuploidy helps inform a mother's choice about the course of her pregnancy. Obtaining results by fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) requires more than 24 h, and thus a more rapid method is needed...
  57. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape procedure with manual-tapping method: a potentially useful technique
    Koji Matsuo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 31:247-51. 2005
    ..We investigate a procedure to adjust the level of suspension of the mid-urethra using tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) under general anesthesia at the time of POP repair surgery...
  58. ncbi Detection of oxidative stress in seminal plasma and fractionated sperm from subfertile male patients
    Hitomi Nakamura
    Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 5650871, Japan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 105:155-60. 2002
    ..Since 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OHdG) and lipid peroxides are widely used as markers to quantify oxidative stress, we compared 8-OHdG and lipid peroxide concentrations in seminal plasma and spermatozoa from subfertile and fertile men...
  59. ncbi Cervical fluid oncofetal fibronectin as a predictor of early ectopic pregnancy. Is it affected by blood contamination?
    Koichiro Shimoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0748, Japan
    J Reprod Med 47:640-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate (1) the diagnostic usefulness of oncofetal fibronectin (fFN) in the cervical fluid in unruptured ectopic pregnancy, and (2) the contribution of maternal blood contamination of the specimen to the test results...
  60. ncbi Detection of erythropoietin in human seminal plasma
    Kumiko Temma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamada oka, Suita City, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Fertil Steril 81:798-801. 2004
    ..To examine the presence of erythropoietin (EPO) in ejaculates and the association between EPO levels in seminal plasma and semen parameters...
  61. ncbi Differential expression and localization of decorin in human choriodecidual membrane during preterm and term pregnancy
    Kazuhide Ogita
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Specific Organ Regulation, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Am J Reprod Immunol 51:204-10. 2004
    ..This study was aimed to isolate cDNAs for genes whose expression levels are dynamically regulated at the feto-maternal interface around parturition...
  62. ncbi Prospective study of non-closure or closure of the peritoneum at cesarean delivery in 124 women: Impact of prior peritoneal closure at primary cesarean on the interval time between first cesarean section and the next pregnancy and significant adhesion at
    Yoshiko Komoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 32:396-402. 2006
    ....