Shin ichi Usami

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Affiliation: Shinshu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc OTOF mutation screening in Japanese severe to profound recessive hearing loss patients
    Yoh Ichiro Iwasa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 14:95. 2013
  2. pmc Pathogenic substitution of IVS15 + 5G > A in SLC26A4 in patients of Okinawa Islands with enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome or Pendred syndrome
    Akira Ganaha
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 14:56. 2013
  3. pmc Mutations in the NOG gene are commonly found in congenital stapes ankylosis with symphalangism, but not in otosclerosis
    S Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Clin Genet 82:514-20. 2012
  4. pmc Patients with CDH23 mutations and the 1555A>G mitochondrial mutation are good candidates for electric acoustic stimulation (EAS)
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:377-84. 2012
  5. pmc Simultaneous screening of multiple mutations by invader assay improves molecular diagnosis of hereditary hearing loss: a multicenter study
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e31276. 2012
  6. pmc Achievement of hearing preservation in the presence of an electrode covering the residual hearing region
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:405-12. 2011
  7. pmc Systematic analysis of mitochondrial genes associated with hearing loss in the Japanese population: dHPLC reveals a new candidate mutation
    Hideki Mutai
    Laboratory of Auditory Disorders, Division of Hearing and Balance Research, National Institute of Sensory Organs, National Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 12:135. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Semi-quantitative evaluation of endolymphatic hydrops by bilateral intratympanic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) administration with MRI for Meniere's disease
    Hisakuni Fukuoka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:10-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of patients with GJB2 (connexin 26) mutations: severity of hearing loss is correlated with genotypes and protein expression patterns
    Tomohiro Oguchi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, 390 8621, Japan
    J Hum Genet 50:76-83. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and genotype-phenotype correlation of hearing loss patients with SLC26A4 mutations
    Hiroaki Suzuki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:1292-7. 2007

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  1. pmc OTOF mutation screening in Japanese severe to profound recessive hearing loss patients
    Yoh Ichiro Iwasa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 14:95. 2013
    ..Therefore, the frequency of ANSD may be underestimated. The aim of this study was to determine what portion of nonsyndromic hearing loss is caused by mutations of OTOF, the major responsible gene for nonsyndromic ANSD...
  2. pmc Pathogenic substitution of IVS15 + 5G > A in SLC26A4 in patients of Okinawa Islands with enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome or Pendred syndrome
    Akira Ganaha
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 14:56. 2013
    ..To confirm the ethnic variation of the spectrum of SLC26A4 mutations, we investigated the frequencies of SLC26A4 mutations and clinical manifestations of patients with EVA or PS living in the Okinawa Islands...
  3. pmc Mutations in the NOG gene are commonly found in congenital stapes ankylosis with symphalangism, but not in otosclerosis
    S Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Clin Genet 82:514-20. 2012
    ..Molecular genetic testing is useful to differentiate syndromic stapes ankylosis from otosclerosis, and even mild skeletal anomalies can be a diagnostic indicator of NOG-associated disease...
  4. pmc Patients with CDH23 mutations and the 1555A>G mitochondrial mutation are good candidates for electric acoustic stimulation (EAS)
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:377-84. 2012
    ..Successful hearing preservation as well as good outcomes from EAS indicated that patients with this combination of mutations are good candidates for EAS...
  5. pmc Simultaneous screening of multiple mutations by invader assay improves molecular diagnosis of hereditary hearing loss: a multicenter study
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e31276. 2012
    ..The present method of simultaneous screening of multiple deafness mutations by Invader assay followed by direct sequencing will enable us to detect deafness mutations in an efficient and practical manner for clinical use...
  6. pmc Achievement of hearing preservation in the presence of an electrode covering the residual hearing region
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:405-12. 2011
    ..With full insertion with a long electrode, hearing preservation can be achieved even in the presence of a long electrode covering the residual hearing region...
  7. pmc Systematic analysis of mitochondrial genes associated with hearing loss in the Japanese population: dHPLC reveals a new candidate mutation
    Hideki Mutai
    Laboratory of Auditory Disorders, Division of Hearing and Balance Research, National Institute of Sensory Organs, National Tokyo Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Med Genet 12:135. 2011
    ..Although ethnic background affects the spectrum of mtDNA variants, systematic mutational analysis of mtDNA in Japanese patients with hearing loss has not been reported...
  8. doi request reprint Semi-quantitative evaluation of endolymphatic hydrops by bilateral intratympanic gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) administration with MRI for Meniere's disease
    Hisakuni Fukuoka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:10-6. 2010
    ..Such image-based diagnosis will lead to re-revaluation and reclassification of the diagnostic criteria for Meniere's disease (MD)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Clinical features of patients with GJB2 (connexin 26) mutations: severity of hearing loss is correlated with genotypes and protein expression patterns
    Tomohiro Oguchi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, 390 8621, Japan
    J Hum Genet 50:76-83. 2005
    ..The present in vitro study further confirmed that differences in phenotypes could be explained by the protein expression pattern...
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and genotype-phenotype correlation of hearing loss patients with SLC26A4 mutations
    Hiroaki Suzuki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:1292-7. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Molecular diagnosis of deafness: impact of gene identification
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Audiol Neurootol 7:185-90. 2002
    ..There may be a considerably large high-risk population and to avoid possible side effects in this group, a rapid mass screening system and careful counseling are recommended...
  12. pmc Prevalence and clinical features of hearing loss patients with CDH23 mutations: a large cohort study
    Maiko Miyagawa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e40366. 2012
    ..The present study is the first to demonstrate the prevalence of CDH23 mutations among non-syndromic hearing loss patients and indicated that mutations of the CDH23 gene are an important cause of non-syndromic hearing loss...
  13. ncbi request reprint GJB2 deafness gene shows a specific spectrum of mutations in Japan, including a frequent founder mutation
    Akihiro Ohtsuka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, 390 8621 Matsumoto, Japan
    Hum Genet 112:329-33. 2003
    ..Results were consistent with inheritance of the 235delC mutation from a common ancestor. The results of this study have important implications for genetic diagnostic testing for deafness in the Japanese population...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the COCH gene are a frequent cause of autosomal dominant progressive cochleo-vestibular dysfunction, but not of Meniere's disease
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:744-8. 2003
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  15. ncbi request reprint Distribution and frequencies of PDS (SLC26A4) mutations in Pendred syndrome and nonsyndromic hearing loss associated with enlarged vestibular aqueduct: a unique spectrum of mutations in Japanese
    Koji Tsukamoto
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:916-22. 2003
    ..The PDS gene mutation spectrum in Japanese may be representative of those in Eastern Asian populations and its elucidation is expected to facilitate the molecular diagnosis of a variety of diseases...
  16. ncbi request reprint Identification of 605ins46, a novel GJB2 mutation in a Japanese family
    Isamu Yuge
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 29:379-82. 2002
    ..As compound heterozygotes of this mutation with 235delC express sensorineural hearing loss of variable severity, further analysis of the phenotype-genotype relationship is required...
  17. pmc Comprehensive genetic screening of KCNQ4 in a large autosomal dominant nonsyndromic hearing loss cohort: genotype-phenotype correlations and a founder mutation
    Takehiko Naito
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e63231. 2013
    ..In conclusion, KCNQ4 mutations are frequent among ADNSHL patients, and therefore screening of the gene and molecular confirmation of these mutations have become important in the diagnosis of these conditions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Differences in the expression of genes between normal tissue and squamous cell carcinomas of head and neck using cancer-related gene cDNA microarray
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:967-74. 2006
    ..This study clearly showed the molecular characteristics of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) on the basis of gene expression patterns...
  19. doi request reprint TECTA mutations in Japanese with mid-frequency hearing loss affected by zona pellucida domain protein secretion
    Hideaki Moteki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    J Hum Genet 57:587-92. 2012
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  20. pmc Comparison of the diagnostic value of 3 T MRI after intratympanic injection of GBCA, electrocochleography, and the glycerol test in patients with Meniere's disease
    Hisakuni Fukuoka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:141-5. 2012
    ..3 T MRI after intratympanic injection of gadolinium-based contrast agent (GBCA) is more useful for the diagnosis of endolymphatic hydrops compared with the glycerol test and electrocochleography (ECoG)...
  21. doi request reprint Language development in Japanese children who receive cochlear implant and/or hearing aid
    Satoshi Iwasaki
    Department of Hearing Implant Sciences, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:433-8. 2012
    ..This study aimed to investigate a wide variety of factors that influence auditory, speech, and language development following pediatric cochlear implantation (CI)...
  22. pmc Different cortical metabolic activation by visual stimuli possibly due to different time courses of hearing loss in patients with GJB2 and SLC26A4 mutations
    Hideaki Moteki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:1232-6. 2011
    ..Our results suggest the importance of hearing during early childhood for the development of a normal cortical language network...
  23. doi request reprint An Usher syndrome type 1 patient diagnosed before the appearance of visual symptoms by MYO7A mutation analysis
    Hidekane Yoshimura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:298-302. 2013
    ..This is the first case report to show the advantage of MYO7A mutation analysis to diagnose USH1 before the appearance of visual symptoms. We believed that MYO7A mutation analysis is valid for the early diagnosis of USH1...
  24. ncbi request reprint Microtubule associated protein (MAP1A) mRNA was up-regulated by hypergravity in the rat inner ear
    Yutaka Takumi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Brain Res Mol Brain Res 108:139-42. 2002
    ..The MAP1A gene is the first found to be affected by gravity change in the inner ear...
  25. doi request reprint Evaluation of cortical processing of language by use of positron emission tomography in hearing loss children with congenital cytomegalovirus infection
    Hideaki Moteki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 78:285-9. 2014
    ..To predict cochlear implant efficacy and investigate the cortical processing of the visual component of language in profoundly deafened patients with asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Genetic features, clinical phenotypes, and prevalence of sensorineural hearing loss associated with the 961delT mitochondrial mutation
    Katsuhiko Kobayashi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:119-24. 2005
    ..8%). The present analysis did not agree with the concept that the 961delT mutation causes aminoglycoside-induced hearing loss...
  27. doi request reprint Pre-Baha operation three dimensional computed tomography with markers for determining optimal implant site
    Yutaka Takumi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Laryngoscope 118:1824-6. 2008
  28. ncbi request reprint Transplanted human amniotic epithelial cells express connexin 26 and Na-K-adenosine triphosphatase in the inner ear
    Isamu Yuge
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Transplantation 77:1452-4. 2004
    ..This technology suggests the therapeutic potential for the treatment of hearing loss...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mutation analysis of COL9A3, a gene highly expressed in the cochlea, in hearing loss patients
    Kenji Asamura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:113-7. 2005
    ..The patients with the mutations showed a moderate progressive bilateral sensorineural hearing impairment in all frequencies. The present data indicate that mutations of COL9A3 may cause non-syndromic hearing impairment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Type IX collagen knock-out mouse shows progressive hearing loss
    Nobuyoshi Suzuki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Neurosci Res 51:293-8. 2005
    ..Electron microscopy confirmed disturbance of organization of the collagen fibrils. These results suggest that mutations in type IX collagen genes may lead to abnormal integrity of collagen fibers in the tectorial membrane...
  31. pmc Clinical profile of hearing loss in children with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection: CMV DNA diagnosis using preserved umbilical cord
    Sakiko Furutate
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:976-82. 2011
    ..0% of SNHL cases. The diagnostic rate using combined genetic deafness test and CMV DNA detection test was determined to be 46.4% in bilateral profound SNHL...
  32. doi request reprint Endolymphatic hydrops and therapeutic effects are visualized in 'atypical' Meniere's disease
    Maiko Miyagawa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 129:1326-9. 2009
    ..Also, therapeutic effects could be visualized by using MRI. Therefore, MRI-based diagnosis of MD-related disease will be a powerful tool not only because of its precision but also its usefulness for therapeutic evaluation...
  33. doi request reprint Massively parallel DNA sequencing facilitates diagnosis of patients with usher syndrome type 1
    Hidekane Yoshimura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e90688. 2014
    ..In addition, the simultaneous mutation analysis of large numbers of genes is useful for detecting mutations in different genes that are possibly disease modifiers or of digenic inheritance. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the WFS1 gene are a frequent cause of autosomal dominant nonsyndromic low-frequency hearing loss in Japanese
    Hisakuni Fukuoka
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, and Aomori Prefectural Hospital, Japan
    J Hum Genet 52:510-5. 2007
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  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of hypergravity on the inner ear: CREB and syntaxin are up-regulated
    Naoya Iijima
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Neuroreport 15:965-9. 2004
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  36. pmc Experience with the Vibrant Soundbridge RW-Coupler for round window Vibroplasty with tympanosclerosis
    Satoshi Iwasaki
    Department of Hearing Implant Sciences, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto City, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:676-82. 2012
    ..The results of the present case have shown the feasibility of implanting a VSB with RW-Coupler in patients with mixed hearing loss due to tympanosclerosis...
  37. doi request reprint The responsible genes in Japanese deafness patients and clinical application using Invader assay
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:446-54. 2008
    ..Simultaneous examination of multiple mutations based on a population's spectrum may be appropriate and effective for detecting deafness genes, facilitating precise clinical diagnosis, appropriate counseling, and proper management...
  38. doi request reprint Deafness gene expression patterns in the mouse cochlea found by microarray analysis
    Hidekane Yoshimura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e92547. 2014
    ..We thought that it is possible that tonotopic gradients of gene expression within the cochlea account for the distinct audiograms...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Molecular diagnosis of deafness]
    Shin ichi Usami
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 69:357-67. 2011
    ..This assay will enable us to detect deafness mutations in an efficient and practical manner in the clinical platform...
  40. doi request reprint Hearing handicap in adults with unilateral deafness and bilateral hearing loss
    Satoshi Iwasaki
    Department of Hearing Implant Science, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto City, Nagano, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 34:644-9. 2013
    ..To assess the perception of hearing handicap in adult patients with unilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) compared with those with bilateral SNHL or unilateral congenital SNHL...
  41. ncbi request reprint Polysialic acid and HNK-1 are expressed in the adult rat vestibular endorgans
    Manami Isawa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Neuroreport 15:1575-8. 2004
    ..These results combined suggest that both PSA and HNK-1 carbohydrate epitopes are synthesized and may have an important role in the adult peripheral vestibular endorgans...
  42. doi request reprint Prevalence of level V metastasis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 133:218-24. 2013
    ..In addition, degree of pathological differentiation and pN stage >N2b are suggested risk factors for level V metastasis...
  43. pmc Massively parallel DNA sequencing successfully identifies new causative mutations in deafness genes in patients with cochlear implantation and EAS
    Maiko Miyagawa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e75793. 2013
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  44. doi request reprint The first report of bilateral retropharyngeal lymph node metastasis from papillary thyroid carcinoma and review of the literature
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:1341-8. 2011
    ..Also, it is necessary to consider the possibility of metastasis from a papillary thyroid carcinoma in the differential diagnosis of lymph node swelling in the parapharyngeal space...
  45. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical localization of ubiquitin A-52 protein in the mouse inner ear
    Ryosuke Kitoh
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Neuroreport 18:869-73. 2007
    ..Endolymphatic K concentration is elevated between postnatal days 3-8: therefore, our results indicate that UbA52 may have a functional role in regulation of ion secretion in the inner ear...
  46. pmc Targeted exon sequencing successfully discovers rare causative genes and clarifies the molecular epidemiology of Japanese deafness patients
    Maiko Miyagawa
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e71381. 2013
    ..In conclusion, target exon resequencing using MPS technology is a suitable method to discover common and rare causative genes for a highly heterogeneous monogenic disease like hearing loss. ..
  47. doi request reprint Inner hair cells of mice express the glutamine transporter SAT1
    Tomohiro Oguchi
    Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Hear Res 292:59-63. 2012
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  48. doi request reprint Hybrid carcinoma of the parotid gland: report of a case (epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma and salivary duct carcinoma) and review of the literature
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:185-9. 2010
    ..There has been no evidence of recurrence to date. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a hybrid carcinoma composed of epithelial-myoepithelial and salivary duct carcinomas of the parotid gland in Japan...
  49. doi request reprint Inverted papilloma of the middle ear: a case report and review of the literature
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:216-20. 2011
    ..There has been no evidence of recurrence to date. We discuss the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of this case and present a review of the literature...
  50. pmc IgG4-related chronic rhinosinusitis: a new clinical entity of nasal disease
    Hideaki Moteki
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 131:518-26. 2011
    ..Objectives. To confirm whether IgG4-related disease has distinctive chronic rhinosinusitis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Meningioma of the paranasal sinus: a case report
    Kazuyuki Kainuma
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Asahi 3 1 1, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:397-400. 2007
    ..This is the first report of the use of such a system with endoscopic surgery for this condition. We discuss the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of this case as well as present a review of the literature...
  52. ncbi request reprint Role of visual input in nonlinear postural control system
    Osamu Sasaki
    Department of Otolaryngology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    Exp Brain Res 147:1-7. 2002
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