Koji Tanaka

Summary

Affiliation: Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Indeterminate calcification and clustered cystic lesions are strongly predictive of the presence of mucocele-like tumor of the breast: a report of six cases
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka Prefectural Hospital Organization, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari, Osaka, 537 8511, Japan
    Breast Cancer 16:77-82. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Accumulation of excess visceral fat is a risk factor for pancreatic fistula formation after total gastrectomy
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1520-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Comparison between radical esophagectomy and definitive chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical T1bN0M0 esophageal cancer
    Masaaki Motoori
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2135-41. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic detection of sentinel node in gastric cancer surgery by indocyanine green fluorescence imaging
    Isao Miyashiro
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka, 537 8511, Japan
    Surg Endosc 25:1672-6. 2011
  5. pmc Visceral fat changes after distal gastrectomy according to type of reconstruction procedure for gastric cancer
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 8511, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 11:146. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Randomized study of clinical effect of enteral nutrition support during neoadjuvant chemotherapy on chemotherapy-related toxicity in patients with esophageal cancer
    Hiroshi Miyata
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Nutr 31:330-6. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between immunological parameters and the severity of neutropenia and effect of enteral nutrition on immune status during neoadjuvant chemotherapy on patients with advanced esophageal cancer
    Masaaki Motoori
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
    Oncology 83:91-100. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Kidney enhancement on X-rays following emergency percutaneous coronary procedure predicts poor short- and long-term clinical outcomes
    Hiromichi Ueda
    Division of Cardiology, Osaka General Medical Center, Osaka, Japan
    Circ J 77:982-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint CEA-antigen and SCC-antigen mRNA expression in peripheral blood predict hematogenous recurrence after resection in patients with esophageal cancer
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2779-86. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Feasibility of a lateral region sentinel node biopsy of lower rectal cancer guided by indocyanine green using a near-infrared camera system
    Shingo Noura
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:144-51. 2010

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Indeterminate calcification and clustered cystic lesions are strongly predictive of the presence of mucocele-like tumor of the breast: a report of six cases
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka Prefectural Hospital Organization, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari, Osaka, 537 8511, Japan
    Breast Cancer 16:77-82. 2009
    ..Immunohistochemical staining for MUC6 may be useful in differentiating between benign MLTs and malignant MLTs, although further investigation is needed...
  2. doi request reprint Accumulation of excess visceral fat is a risk factor for pancreatic fistula formation after total gastrectomy
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:1520-5. 2009
    ..The degree of abdominal fat increases the technical difficulty of abdominal surgery. This study examined the effect of visceral fat on total gastrectomy and risk factors associated with the formation of pancreatic fistula...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison between radical esophagectomy and definitive chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical T1bN0M0 esophageal cancer
    Masaaki Motoori
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2135-41. 2012
    ..However, to our knowledge, no comparative studies of esophagectomy and CRT have been reported in clinical T1bN0M0 esophageal cancer...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic detection of sentinel node in gastric cancer surgery by indocyanine green fluorescence imaging
    Isao Miyashiro
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka, 537 8511, Japan
    Surg Endosc 25:1672-6. 2011
    ..However, the ICG fluorescence imaging system cannot be used in laparoscopic surgery because of technological difficulties...
  5. pmc Visceral fat changes after distal gastrectomy according to type of reconstruction procedure for gastric cancer
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 8511, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 11:146. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of the reconstruction procedure (Roux-en-Y reconstruction (RY) and Billroth I reconstruction (BI)) on changes in visceral fat, as determined using computed tomography...
  6. doi request reprint Randomized study of clinical effect of enteral nutrition support during neoadjuvant chemotherapy on chemotherapy-related toxicity in patients with esophageal cancer
    Hiroshi Miyata
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Nutr 31:330-6. 2012
    ..Enteral nutrition (EN) is provided for patients with cancer. However, Little is known about the clinical efficacy of EN support during chemotherapy in patients with cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Relationship between immunological parameters and the severity of neutropenia and effect of enteral nutrition on immune status during neoadjuvant chemotherapy on patients with advanced esophageal cancer
    Masaaki Motoori
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
    Oncology 83:91-100. 2012
    ..However, little is known about the relationship between toxicities and immunological parameters or the effect of enteral nutrition (EN) on immunological status during chemotherapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Kidney enhancement on X-rays following emergency percutaneous coronary procedure predicts poor short- and long-term clinical outcomes
    Hiromichi Ueda
    Division of Cardiology, Osaka General Medical Center, Osaka, Japan
    Circ J 77:982-7. 2013
    ..We assessed radiographic kidney enhancement following an emergency coronary procedure as a predictor of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) and poor long-term outcome...
  9. doi request reprint CEA-antigen and SCC-antigen mRNA expression in peripheral blood predict hematogenous recurrence after resection in patients with esophageal cancer
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2779-86. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively examine the correlation between CTC and outcome in a large number of patients who underwent esophagectomy...
  10. doi request reprint Feasibility of a lateral region sentinel node biopsy of lower rectal cancer guided by indocyanine green using a near-infrared camera system
    Shingo Noura
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:144-51. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of lateral region SN biopsy by means of indocyanine green (ICG) visualized with a near-infrared camera system (Photodynamic Eye, PDE)...
  11. doi request reprint Second primary cancer in patients with colorectal cancer after a curative resection
    Shingo Noura
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan noura si mc pref osaka jp
    Dig Surg 26:400-5. 2009
    ..Colorectal cancer (CRC) patients have an increased risk of developing other malignancies. Understanding the characteristics of the second primary cancer is important to establish an effective surveillance program...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of perioperative administration of synbiotics in patients with esophageal cancer undergoing esophagectomy: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Surgery 152:832-42. 2012
    ..The clinical value of synbiotics in patients undergoing esophagectomy remains unclear. This study investigated the effects of synbiotics on intestinal microflora and surgical outcomes in a clinical setting...
  13. doi request reprint Circulating miR-200c Levels Significantly Predict Response to Chemotherapy and Prognosis of Patients Undergoing Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Esophageal Cancer
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:607-15. 2013
    ..However, the relationship between the levels of circulating microRNAs and response to chemotherapy and prognosis remains unclear in esophageal cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Talaporfin-mediated photodynamic therapy for peritoneal metastasis of gastric cancer in an in vivo mouse model: drug distribution and efficacy studies
    Kentaro Kishi
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Higashinariku, Osaka, Osaka 537 8511, Japan
    Int J Oncol 36:313-20. 2010
    ..Talaporfin-mediated PDT may be an effective treatment modality for patients with advanced gastric adenocarcinoma and metastatic peritoneal nodules...
  15. doi request reprint Increased intraatrial conduction abnormality assessed by P-wave signal-averaged electrocardiogram in patients with Brugada syndrome
    Yoshio Furukawa
    Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:1138-46. 2011
    ..Using P-wave signal-averaged ECG (P-SAE), we investigated whether increased intraatrial conduction abnormality contributed to AF generation in BS patients...
  16. doi request reprint Let-7 expression is a significant determinant of response to chemotherapy through the regulation of IL-6/STAT3 pathway in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Keijiro Sugimura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamada oka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 18:5144-53. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether miRNA expression is useful to predict the response to chemotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of long-term results between laparoscopy-assisted gastrectomy and open gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection for advanced gastric cancer
    Atsushi Hamabe
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Police Hospital, 10 31, Kitayama cho, Tennoji ku, Osaka 543 0035, Japan
    Surg Endosc 26:1702-9. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Doubling time of carcinoembryonic antigen is a significant prognostic factor after the surgical resection of locally recurrent rectal cancer
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Dig Surg 25:319-24. 2008
    ..A curative resection for local recurrence is the option of improvement in prognosis. However, a curative resection is sometimes too invasive and should be considered in selected patients...
  19. doi request reprint Outcome of surgical resection for recurrent pulmonary metastasis from colorectal carcinoma
    Ryu Kanzaki
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Higashinari ku, Japan
    Am J Surg 202:419-26. 2011
    ..The outcomes after repeat pulmonary resection for colorectal cancer (CRC) and the factors associated with the prognosis of these patients remain uncharacterized...
  20. pmc Successful embolization assisted by covered stents for a pseudoaneurysm following pancreatic surgery
    Koji Tanaka
    Koji Tanaka, Hiroaki Ohigashi, Hidenori Takahashi, Kunihito Gotoh, Terumasa Yamada, Isao Miyashiro, Masahiko Yano, Osamu Ishikawa, Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, 1 3 3 Nakamichi, Higashinari ku, Osaka 537 8511, Japan
    World J Gastrointest Surg 2:295-8. 2010
    ..He remains stable at 18 mo following the final embolization. A stent graft can be used for protecting a brittle artery to avoid injury by coil embolization...
  21. doi request reprint Multicenter phase I/II study of docetaxel, cisplatin and fluorouracil combination chemotherapy in patients with advanced or recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    Makoto Yamasaki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 E2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Oncology 80:307-13. 2011
    ..To this end, we conducted a multicenter phase I/II trial of docetaxel, cisplatin, and fluorouracil (DCF) combination chemotherapy for ESCC...
  22. ncbi request reprint [A case of refractory inguinal lymphorrhea cured by lipiodol lymphangiography]
    Koji Tanaka
    Dept of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka Prefectural Hospital Organization
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 34:2162-4. 2007
    ..Slight lymph edema of left lower extremity appeared but gradually relieved. Lymphangiography using Lipiodol helps determine the site of leakage and may be an effective therapeutic modality for treating refractory lymphorrhea...
  23. doi request reprint Usefulness of cardiac iodine-123 meta-iodobenzylguanidine imaging to improve prognostic power of Seattle heart failure model in patients with chronic heart failure
    Yuki Kuramoto
    Division of Cardiology, Osaka General Medical Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 107:1185-90. 2011
    ..2 to 9.7, p = 0.01) and a SHFM score of ≤ 0 (relative risk 3.4, 95% confidence interval 1.2 to 9.6, p = 0.004). In conclusion, the cardiac MIBG WR provided additional prognostic information to the SHFM score for patients with CHF...
  24. doi request reprint Churg-Strauss syndrome with concomitant occurrence of ischemic stroke and relapsing purpura
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:911.e9-10. 2012
    ..In this case, cerebellar infarction occurred with purpuric rash despite well-controlled anticoagulation. Patients with CSS may suffer from ischemic stroke when the condition of CSS deteriorates...