Yasuhiro Nakamura

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Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aberrant gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor (GnRHR) expression and its regulation of CYP11B2 expression and aldosterone production in adrenal aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA)
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 384:102-8. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Bilateral papillary renal cell carcinoma and angiomyolipoma in the patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: case report of two cases and literature review
    S Konosu-Fukaya
    Yasuhiro Nakamura MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8575 Japan, tel 81 22 717 8050, fax 81 22 717 8051, E mail
    Pol J Pathol 64:303-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Cyclin D1 (CCND1) expression is involved in estrogen receptor beta (ERβ) in human prostate cancer
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Prostate 73:590-5. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint A case of cutaneous bronchogenic cyst in the scapular area
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:120-1. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint A case of prostatic adenocarcinoma with Paneth cell-like appearance
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:60-4. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A case of villous adenoma of the urinary bladder with tubulovillous architecture: characterization by immunohistochemical analysis
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:179-82. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Human adrenal cells that express both 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (HSD3B2) and cytochrome b5 (CYB5A) contribute to adrenal androstenedione production
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 123:122-6. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 173:1139-42. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of neurovascular bundle preservation during radical prostatectomy: long-term assessment of urinary and sexual function
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:660-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after intensity modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer: comparison with conventional and conformal radiotherapy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Tohoku Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 1 1, Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:224-30. 2006

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Publications166 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Aberrant gonadotropin-releasing hormone receptor (GnRHR) expression and its regulation of CYP11B2 expression and aldosterone production in adrenal aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA)
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan Electronic address
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 384:102-8. 2014
    ..These results suggest GnRH, through heterotopic expression of its receptor, may be a potential regulator of CYP11B2 expression levels in some cases of APA. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Bilateral papillary renal cell carcinoma and angiomyolipoma in the patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: case report of two cases and literature review
    S Konosu-Fukaya
    Yasuhiro Nakamura MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8575 Japan, tel 81 22 717 8050, fax 81 22 717 8051, E mail
    Pol J Pathol 64:303-7. 2013
    ..In case 1, angiomyolipoma (AML) and papillary renal cell carcinoma (PRCC) (type 1) were detected in the bilateral kidneys. In case 2, PRCC (type 1) was detected in the bilateral kidneys. ..
  3. doi request reprint Cyclin D1 (CCND1) expression is involved in estrogen receptor beta (ERβ) in human prostate cancer
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Prostate 73:590-5. 2013
    ..This interaction is of particular interest as CCND1 has been implicated in the development of prostate cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint A case of cutaneous bronchogenic cyst in the scapular area
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:120-1. 2011
    ..Histopathological examination of this tumour revealed a subcutaneous cystic legion formed by ciliated columnar epithelium with smooth muscle bundles and squamous epithelium with sebaceous glands...
  5. ncbi request reprint A case of prostatic adenocarcinoma with Paneth cell-like appearance
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:60-4. 2011
    ..Paneth cell-like appearance of prostatic carcinoma cells should be recognized and considered as a sign of neuroendocrine differentiation due to the possible association with resistance to hormone therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint A case of villous adenoma of the urinary bladder with tubulovillous architecture: characterization by immunohistochemical analysis
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:179-82. 2011
    ..Transurethral resection was performed and histopathological examination revealed predominantly tubulovillous architecture, and showed an identical immunohistochemical profile to villous adenoma associated with cystitis glandularis...
  7. doi request reprint Human adrenal cells that express both 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (HSD3B2) and cytochrome b5 (CYB5A) contribute to adrenal androstenedione production
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 123:122-6. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 173:1139-42. 2005
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of neurovascular bundle preservation during radical prostatectomy: long-term assessment of urinary and sexual function
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:660-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the longitudinal recovery of urinary and sexual function after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) using an intraoperative electrophysiological test to confirm the functional preservation of the neurovascular bundle (NVB)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after intensity modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer: comparison with conventional and conformal radiotherapy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Tohoku Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 1 1, Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:224-30. 2006
    ..We compared HRQOL after IMRT with that after conventional and after conformal radiation therapy (XRT)...
  11. doi request reprint Extraperitoneal laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection after chemotherapy for nonseminomatous testicular germ-cell tumor: surgical and oncological outcomes
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1389-95. 2012
    ..To assess the surgical and oncological outcomes of laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) after chemotherapy...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic simultaneous bilateral adrenalectomy: assessment of feasibility and potential indications
    Yoshihide Kawasaki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 18:762-7. 2011
    ..To report a single-center experience with laparoscopic simultaneous bilateral adrenalectomy (LSBA) and to evaluate its safety, surgical outcomes, and potential indications of the procedure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: 2 year longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:551-8. 2005
    ..We performed a 2 year longitudinal survey of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint The relationships between preoperative sexual desire and quality of life following radical prostatectomy: a 5-year follow-up study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Sex Med 9:2448-56. 2012
    ..There were few studies about the relationship between sexual desire (SD) and radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  15. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer: biochemical outcome
    Naoki Kawamorita
    Departments of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:733-8. 2009
    ..To determine the biochemical outcome following radical prostatectomy alone in patients with high-risk prostate cancer...
  16. pmc MDM2: a novel mineralocorticoid-responsive gene involved in aldosterone-induced human vascular structural remodeling
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Am J Pathol 169:362-71. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint BUB1 immunolocalization in breast carcinoma: its nuclear localization as a potent prognostic factor of the patients
    Kiyoshi Takagi
    Department of Pathology and Histotechnology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi ken, 980 8575, Japan
    Horm Cancer 4:92-102. 2013
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Prospective randomized phase II trial of a single early intravesical instillation of pirarubicin (THP) in the prevention of bladder recurrence after nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma: the THP Monotherapy Study Group Trial
    Akihiro Ito
    1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 31:1422-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of a single early intravesical instillation of pirarubicin (THP) in the prevention of bladder recurrence after nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UUT-UC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative, radio-guided sentinel lymph node mapping in laparoscopic lymph node dissection for Stage I testicular carcinoma
    Makoto Satoh
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Cancer 103:2067-72. 2005
    ..The authors investigated the feasibility and accuracy of radio-guided mapping of sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) for men with clinical Stage I testicular tumors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of hormonal therapy prior to radical prostatectomy on the recovery of quality of life
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 12:173-81. 2005
    ..We investigated the changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients who underwent prostatectomy (RP) with or without neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nuclear receptor DAX1 in human prostate cancer: a novel independent biological modulator
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Endocr J 56:39-44. 2009
    ..DAX1 immunoreactivity is considered a new biological modulator of human prostate cancer, but independent to the status of sex steroid receptors in human prostate cancer tissues...
  22. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral seminal emission generated by electrostimulation of the lumbar sympathetic nerve during nerve sparing laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Urol 172:928-31. 2004
    ..In recent cases we monitored seminal emission using endoscopy of the posterior urethra to observe the response to stimulation...
  23. doi request reprint Renal hypothermia using ice-cold saline for retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: evaluation of split renal function with technetium-99m-dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scintigraphy
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 77:814-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the changes in split renal function after retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with renal hypothermia using ice-cold saline...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of motility and invasiveness of renal cell carcinoma induced by short interfering RNA transfection of beta 1,4GalNAc transferase
    Hiroshi Aoki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    FEBS Lett 567:203-8. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of unilateral sural nerve graft on recovery of potency and continence following radical prostatectomy: 3-year longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku, Japan
    J Urol 178:212-6; discussion 216. 2007
    ..We conducted a 3-year longitudinal study assessing the impact of unilateral sural nerve graft on recovery of potency and continence following radical prostatectomy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Recovery of health related quality of life after radical prostatectomy in japanese men: a longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:742-9. 2004
    ..We performed a longitudinal survey of health related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for patients with Cushing's and subclinical Cushing's syndrome: a single center experience
    Minoru Miyazato
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574 Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:975-81. 2011
    ..We retrospectively examined the outcome of patients who underwent laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Cushing's/subclinical Cushing's syndrome in our single institute...
  28. ncbi request reprint Natural history of voiding function after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryomachi, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 68:142-7. 2006
    ..To report results from a 2-year longitudinal survey of lower urinary tract function and quality of life (QOL) in men after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer...
  29. doi request reprint The outcome of prostate cancer screening in a normal Japanese population with PSA of 2-4 ng/ml and the free/total PSA under 12%
    Shigeto Ishidoya
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:844-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the performance of %free PSA as a screening tool for a normal Japanese population with PSA of 2-4 ng/ml and to examine the characteristics of cancer detected using this criterion...
  30. doi request reprint Androgen and androgen-metabolizing enzymes in metastasized lymph nodes of breast cancer
    Yukiko Shibahara
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aobaku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, 980 8575 Electronic address
    Hum Pathol 44:2338-45. 2013
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Progesterone receptor subtypes in vascular smooth muscle cells of human aorta
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Seiryomachi, Sendai, Japan
    Endocr J 52:245-52. 2005
    ..PR-B was equally expressed between male and female aorta, but PR-A was more abundant in female than in male aorta. This finding demonstrated that the status of PR subtype expression was associated with the difference of genders...
  32. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of liver receptor homologue-1 (LRH-1) in human breast carcinoma: possible regulator of insitu steroidogenesis
    Yasuhiro Miki
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Cancer Lett 244:24-33. 2006
    ..These results suggest that LRH-1 is frequently detected in breast carcinoma tissues, and plays important roles including the regulation of in situ steroidogenesis...
  33. ncbi request reprint 3beta-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in human aorta
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Seiryo machi, Sendai, Japan
    Endocr J 52:111-5. 2005
    ..These findings all indicated that steroidogenesis via 3beta-HSD may occur in VSMCs of human aorta, possibly related to gender differences and/or the degree of atherosclerosis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Murine double minute 2 and its association with chemoradioresistance of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Hiroshi Okamoto
    Division of Advanced Surgical Science and Technology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:1463-71. 2013
    ..However, many patients develop persistent or recurrent disease following dCRT. We investigated factors related to chemoradioresistance and treatment outcomes in patients with ESCC who underwent salvage esophagectomy after dCRT...
  35. ncbi request reprint Human alpha2,3-sialyltransferase (ST3Gal II) is a stage-specific embryonic antigen-4 synthase
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Biol Chem 278:26474-9. 2003
    ..This study indicates that ST3Gal II is a MSGb5 (stage-specific embryonic antigen-4) synthase and that its increased expression level is closely related to renal carcinogenesis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Adverse effect of radical prostatectomy on nocturia and voiding frequency symptoms
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 66:147-51. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of retropubic radical prostatectomy (RP) on urinary incontinence and obstructive/irritative urinary symptoms, according to global self-assessment instruments...
  37. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life in Japanese men after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:619-27. 2004
    ..We performed a retrospective survey of general and disease specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical prostatectomy (RP) and external beam radiotherapy (XRT) in Japanese men...
  38. doi request reprint Quality of life after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: a 5-Year follow up study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:75-81. 2009
    ..To measure health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  39. doi request reprint Long-term quality of life following primary treatment in men with clinical stage T3 prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Qual Life Res 20:111-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated the changes of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during the 5 years after radical prostatectomy (RP) or external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for clinical stage T3 prostate cancer (cT3PC)...
  40. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of health-related quality of life after intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:732-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with localized prostate cancer who underwent intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or three-field conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT)...
  41. doi request reprint Expression of adrenomedullin 2/intermedin in human adrenal tumors and attached non-neoplastic adrenal tissues
    Ryo Morimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Endocrinology, and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    J Endocrinol 198:175-83. 2008
    ..In conclusion, AM2/IMD is expressed in human adrenal tumors and attached non-neoplastic adrenal tissues and may play (patho-)physiological roles in normal and neoplastic adrenals as an autocrine/paracrine regulator...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of unilateral interposition sural nerve graft on the recovery of sexual function after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: a preliminary study
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:133-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of an interposition nerve graft on sexual function after radical prostatectomy...
  43. doi request reprint Quality of life among elderly men treated for prostate cancer with either radical prostatectomy or external beam radiation therapy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 136:379-86. 2010
    ..We evaluated the changes of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during the first 2 years after radical prostatectomy (RP) or external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) in elderly men (70 years old or older) treated for prostate cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Burden of male stress urinary incontinence: a survey among urologists in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:915-7. 2009
    ..The Japanese urological community needs to provide appropriate treatment for these patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life in first year after radical prostatectomy by retropubic, laparoscopic, and perineal approach: Multi-institutional longitudinal study in Japan
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 67:321-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the health-related quality of life of patients who underwent radical prostatectomy performed using retropubic, laparoscopic, and perineal approaches...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relevance of postcatheter removal incontinence to postoperative urinary function after radical prostatectomy
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1191-6. 2006
    ..We examined whether postoperative urinary function after radical prostatectomy is associated with immediate incontinence just after catheter removal...
  47. ncbi request reprint Development of the human adrenal zona reticularis: morphometric and immunohistochemical studies from birth to adolescence
    Xiao Gang Hui
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Endocrinol 203:241-52. 2009
    ..Results of our present study support the theory of age-dependent adrenocortical cell migration and also indicated that ZR development is not only associated with adrenarche, but may play important roles in an initiation of puberty...
  48. doi request reprint Aromatase inhibitor treatment of breast cancer cells increases the expression of let-7f, a microRNA targeting CYP19A1
    Yukiko Shibahara
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8575, Japan
    J Pathol 227:357-66. 2012
    ..Therefore, AIs may exert tumour-suppressing effects upon breast cancer cells by suppressing aromatase gene expression via restoration of let-7f...
  49. ncbi request reprint Estrogen receptors in atherosclerotic human aorta: inhibition of human vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation by estrogens
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 219:17-26. 2004
    ..Our study also indicates that decreased levels of ER, especially ERalpha, in the female atherosclerotic neointima may be associated with progression of atherosclerotic changes...
  50. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical analysis of aromatase in metastatic lymph nodes of breast cancer
    Yukiko Shibahara
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Pathol Int 63:20-8. 2013
    ..In conclusion, aromatase status in primary tumors generally represents its status in metastatic lymph nodes. This indicates that the endocrine environment of estrogen receptor positive tumors remain stable during the metastatic process...
  51. doi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-{gamma} suppresses CYP11B2 expression and aldosterone production
    Akira Uruno
    Department of Advanced Biological Sciences for Regeneration, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Mol Endocrinol 46:37-49. 2011
    ..A CaMK inhibitor KN-93 attenuated pioglitazone-mediated CYP11B2 transrepression. PPARγ suppresses CYP11B2 expression and aldosterone secretion...
  52. ncbi request reprint Gene transfer of alpha1,3-fucosyltransferase increases tumor growth of the PC-3 human prostate cancer cell line through enhanced adhesion to prostatic stromal cells
    Yasuo Inaba
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 107:949-57. 2003
    ..These results suggest that prostate cancer cells gain aggressiveness through adhesive interaction with prostatic stromal cells by a novel mechanism involving sialyl Lewis X...
  53. ncbi request reprint Impact of salvage therapy for biochemical recurrence on health-related quality of life following radical prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seuryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:186-91. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of salvage therapy for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) recurrence on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Recovery of quality of life in year after laparoscopic or retropubic radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 65:517-23. 2005
    ..To compare the general and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) with that after retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Oncolytic virotherapy for prostate cancer by E1A, E1B mutant adenovirus
    Makoto Satoh
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 70:1243-8. 2007
    ..Virotherapy has been used to target these genetic abnormalities using mutant oncolytic adenovirus for the management of other cancers...
  56. doi request reprint A novel resting strategy for improving islet engraftment in the liver
    Takuya Jimbo
    1 Division of Advanced Surgical Science and Technology, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 2 New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 3 Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan 4 Division of Diabetes and Metabolism, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan 5 Address correspondence to Masafumi Goto, M D, Ph D, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center, Tohoku University, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980 0872, Japan
    Transplantation 97:280-6. 2014
    ..Therefore, the present study examined whether short-term fasting combined with insulin treatment could effectively prevent graft exhaustion after intraportal islet transplantation...
  57. doi request reprint Krüppel-like factor 5 in human breast carcinoma: a potent prognostic factor induced by androgens
    Kiyoshi Takagi
    Department of Pathology and Histotechnology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi ken, Japan
    Endocr Relat Cancer 19:741-50. 2012
    ..KLF5 immunoreactivity is therefore considered a potent prognostic factor in human breast cancers...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of aromatase inhibitors on human osteoblast and osteoblast-like cells: a possible androgenic bone protective effects induced by exemestane
    Yasuhiro Miki
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980 8575, Japan
    Bone 40:876-87. 2007
    ..These results indicated that the steroidal aromatase inhibitor, EXE, stimulated hFOB cell proliferation via both AR dependent and independent pathways...
  59. doi request reprint Oestrogen-induced genes in ductal carcinoma in situ: their comparison with invasive ductal carcinoma
    Akiko Ebata
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aobaku, Sendai, Japan
    Endocr Relat Cancer 19:485-96. 2012
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk factors in past histories and familial episodes related to development of testicular germ cell tumor
    Satoru Kanto
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:640-6. 2004
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Localization of aldosterone-producing adrenocortical adenomas: significance of adrenal venous sampling
    Fumitoshi Satoh
    Department of Nephrology, Endocrinology, and Vascular Medicine, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:1083-95. 2007
    ..92 and a specificity of 1.00. Our results indicate the usefulness of simultaneous AVS and ACTH stimulation for localizing APA...
  62. doi request reprint Evoked magnetic fields as a tool to optimize therapeutic electrical stimulation of the sacral surface
    Mabumi Matsushita
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    J Clin Neurosci 16:1330-3. 2009
    ..The study also suggests that MEG can be used as an objective tool to monitor whether therapeutic stimulation parameters are appropriate...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Quality of life following endocrine therapy for advanced prostate cancer: a comparative study between LH-RH agonist 1-month depot and 3-month depot]
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 99:631-7. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Expression of core 2 beta1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase facilitates prostate cancer progression
    Shigeru Hagisawa
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Glycobiology 15:1016-24. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic mapping and gamma probe guided laparoscopic biopsy of sentinel lymph node in patients with clinical stage I testicular tumor
    Chikara Ohyama
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 168:1390-5. 2002
    ..We then tried to determine if sentinel lymph node biopsy with gamma probe guided laparoscopic procedure was feasible as a staging tool for patients with clinical stage I testicular tumor...
  66. doi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma in human prostate carcinoma
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pathol Int 59:288-93. 2009
    ..036), and serum concentration of prostate-specific antigen (P = 0.0004). In conclusion, PPARgamma immunoreactivity is considered to be a new clinicopathological parameter of human prostate cancer...
  67. doi request reprint Single-center outcome of laparoscopic unilateral adrenalectomy for patients with primary aldosteronism: lateralizing disease using results of adrenal venous sampling
    Shigeto Ishidoya
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 78:68-73. 2011
    ..To assess the clinical effect of the universal use of adrenal venous sampling and to investigate the characteristics of patients with primary aldosteronism undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy at a single tertiary care center...
  68. doi request reprint Runt-related transcription factor 2 in human colon carcinoma: a potent prognostic factor associated with estrogen receptor
    Tomohiko Sase
    Department of Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 131:2284-93. 2012
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint 18-oxocortisol measurement in adrenal vein sampling as a biomarker for subclassifying primary aldosteronism
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Division of Nephrology, Endocrinology, and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E1272-8. 2011
    ..The potential for this steroid as a biomarker for differentiating patients with aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA) from those with idiopathic hyperaldosteronism (IHA) has not been examined...
  70. pmc E4F1, a novel estrogen-responsive gene in possible atheroprotection, revealed by microarray analysis
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Am J Pathol 165:2019-31. 2004
    ..E4F1 is therefore considered one of the estrogen-responsive genes involving ER alpha-mediated inhibition of VSMC proliferation and may play an important role in estrogen-related atheroprotection of human aorta...
  71. doi request reprint Synergistic anti-tumor effects of RAD001 with MEK inhibitors in neuroendocrine tumors: a potential mechanism of therapeutic limitation of mTOR inhibitor
    Shinya Iida
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 350:99-106. 2012
    ..These results suggest the potential therapeutic efficacy of the combined therapy of mTOR and MEK inhibitors or a dual inhibitor for the treatment of NET patients...
  72. ncbi request reprint [A case of papillary renal cell carcinoma mimicking a hemorrhagic renal cyst]
    Taku Yamamuro
    The Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Tokoku, Japan
    Hinyokika Kiyo 58:679-82. 2012
    ..Hemodialysis was started after the operation, and there has been no disease recurrence for two years...
  73. doi request reprint Survival of metastatic germ cell cancer patients assessed by international germ cell consensus classification in Japan
    Ichiro Shintaku
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:281-7. 2008
    ..Since the IGCC classification was based on patients treated between 1975 and 1990, we aimed to investigate whether survival has improved for more recently treated Japanese patients...
  74. doi request reprint Lumbar incisional hernia of the kidney after laparoscopic adrenalectomy in a patient with Cushing's syndrome
    Minoru Miyazato
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan mminoru uro med tohoku ac jp
    Urol Int 87:369-71. 2011
    ..She consulted our department with a 6-month history of intermittent left back pain, starting 8 months after the second operation. Magnetic resonance imaging showed herniation of the left kidney through a defect of the lumbodorsal fascia...
  75. ncbi request reprint Up-regulation of DNA-methyltransferase 3A expression is associated with hypomethylation of intron 25 in human testicular germ cell tumors
    Tomohiko Ishii
    Department of Molecular Immunology, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 212:177-90. 2007
    ..The intron 25 may represent a differentially-methylated region in DNMT3A that is modulated during development and/or tumorigenesis of germ cells...
  76. ncbi request reprint RM2 antigen (beta1,4-GalNAc-disialyl-Lc4) as a new marker for prostate cancer
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 115:105-13. 2005
    ..RM2 antigen is a new histological marker for prostate cancer that may reflect the Gleason grading system. Identification of the glycoproteins carrying the RM2 antigen will provide new insights into the properties of prostate cancer...
  77. doi request reprint Surgical and oncologic outcomes of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: a Japanese multi-institutional study of 1375 patients
    Hideo Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    J Endourol 26:652-9. 2012
    ..Patients and Methods: A nationwide survey was performed. Between 1998 and 2008, 1375 patients underwent LPN at 54 institutions. Complications, patterns of tumor recurrence, and recurrence-free survival were analyzed...
  78. doi request reprint Impact of nocturia on disease-specific quality of life for men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Qual Life Res 20:1609-15. 2011
    ..We assessed the impact of nocturia on the general and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) for men with localized prostate cancer...
  79. ncbi request reprint Long-term functional outcomes of ileal and sigmoid orthotopic neobladder procedures
    Masanori Kato
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 69:74-7. 2007
    ..To retrospectively compare the long-term functional outcomes of ileal and sigmoid orthotopic bladder replacements after radical cystectomy...
  80. ncbi request reprint Psychological distress in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:924-9. 2007
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Risk factors for overactive bladder in the elderly population: a community-based study with face-to-face interview
    Yoshihiro Ikeda
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 18:212-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the prevalence of and risk factors for overactive bladder (OAB) in the elderly...
  82. doi request reprint Haptoglobin-beta chain defined by monoclonal antibody RM2 as a novel serum marker for prostate cancer
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:633-40. 2008
    ..Haptoglobin-beta chain defined by RM2 is a novel serum marker that may be useful for detection of early prostate cancer when coupled with prostate-specific antigen because it is not specific to prostate cancer...
  83. ncbi request reprint Analysis linking UCLA PCI with Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite: an evaluation of health related quality of life in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 178:473-7; discussion 477. 2007
    ..We evaluated the correspondence between UCLA PCI and the Extended Prostate Cancer Index Composite for Japanese patients with localized prostate cancer...
  84. ncbi request reprint GATA4 immunolocalization in breast carcinoma as a potent prognostic predictor
    Kiyoshi Takagi
    Department of Pathology and Histotechnology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Cancer Sci 105:600-7. 2014
    ..All of these results indicate that GATA4 plays important roles in the progression of breast carcinoma from an early stage and that immunohistochemical GATA4 status is considered a potent prognostic factor in human breast cancer patients...
  85. doi request reprint Steroid sulfatase and estrogen sulfotransferase in human carcinomas
    Takashi Suzuki
    Department of Pathology and Histotechnology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 340:148-53. 2011
    ..Therefore, STS pathway and estrogen actions may play an important role in the development of these carcinomas, and further investigations are required...
  86. ncbi request reprint Estrogen actions and in situ synthesis in human vascular smooth muscle cells and their correlation with atherosclerosis
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 93:263-8. 2005
    ..They indicate that both abundance of these estrogen-metabolizing enzymes in female aorta and relative levels of ER in VSMCs of female neointima may be associated with the status of atherosclerotic changes...
  87. ncbi request reprint Estrogen-related receptor α in normal adrenal cortex and adrenocortical tumors: involvement in development and oncogenesis
    Saulo J A Felizola
    Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, Sendai, Japan
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 365:207-11. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined ERRα expression in both normal adrenal cortex (NAC) and adrenocortical tumor (ACT) in order to study the possible correlation of ERRα with adrenal development and tumor development...
  88. doi request reprint Salvage chemotherapy with docetaxel, ifosfamide and nedaplatin (DIN) for patients with advanced germ cell tumors: a preliminary report
    Shigeyuki Yamada
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:734-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the efficacy and toxicity of a docetaxel, ifosfamide and nedaplatin regimen as salvage therapy for patients with advanced testicular germ cell tumor...
  89. ncbi request reprint [Occult lumbar vertebral body metastasis of non-seminomatous germ cell tumor eradicated by radiation and salvage surgery 9 years after initial onset]
    Satoru Kanto
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 98:634-7. 2007
    ..CT bone window photography may be sometimes useful to detect occult bone metastasis and salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy may be worth trying in patients with chemorefractory non-seminomatous germ cell tumors...
  90. ncbi request reprint Steroid sulfatase and estrogen sulfotransferase in human prostate cancer
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Prostate 66:1005-12. 2006
    ..Estrogen sulfotransferase (EST) and steroid sulfatase (STS) are known to be involved in in situ estrogen production in estrogen dependent human cancer such as breast cancer, but unknown in prostate cancer...
  91. doi request reprint Impact of nocturia on bone fracture and mortality in older individuals: a Japanese longitudinal cohort study
    Haruo Nakagawa
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 184:1413-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the association of nocturia with fracture and death in a large, community based sample of Japanese individuals 70 years old or older...
  92. doi request reprint Anterior apical biopsy: is it useful for prostate cancer detection?
    Kazuhiko Orikasa
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 15:900-4; discussion 904. 2008
    ..To evaluate the utility of a 12-core prostate biopsy protocol including apical anterior peripheral zone (AAPZ) cores...
  93. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after radical prostatectomy in elderly men
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:813-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of radical prostatectomy (RP) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in elderly men with prostate cancer...
  94. ncbi request reprint Predicting the severity of acute urinary toxicity after brachytherapy with iodine-125 for localized prostate cancer
    Ken Takeda
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 223:55-60. 2011
    ..001) was associated with faster IPSS resolution on the multivariate analysis. In conclusion, reducing the number of needles in PB may be helpful for decreasing the rate of severe AUT...
  95. doi request reprint An analysis of potential surrogate markers of target-specific therapy in archival materials of adrenocortical carcinoma
    Megumi Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980 8574, Japan
    Endocr Pathol 20:17-23. 2009
    ..01). These findings suggest that the agents which specifically inhibit signal transductions through EGFR such as monoclonal antibodies against EGFR are considered to be worthwhile to be attempted in future clinical studies...
  96. doi request reprint Evaluation of quality of life in patients with previously untreated advanced prostate cancer receiving maximum androgen blockade therapy or LHRHa monotherapy: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, comparative study
    Yoichi Arai
    Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:1385-96. 2008
    ..To assess quality of life (QOL) data from a double-blind Phase III study evaluating bicalutamide (Casodex) 80 mg as part of maximum androgen blockade (MAB) in patients with previously untreated advanced prostate cancer...
  97. doi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic transureteroureterostomy with cutaneous ureterostomy to salvage failed ileal conduit urinary diversion
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Eur Urol 59:875-8. 2011
    ..This novel, less invasive approach may offer a viable alternative to open surgical revision for failed ileal conduit urinary diversion...
  98. ncbi request reprint Tissue concentrations of estrogens and aromatase immunolocalization in interstitial pneumonia of human lung
    Shinji Taniuchi
    Departments of Pathology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 392:136-43. 2014
    ..These results suggest that estradiol concentration is locally increased in human IP tissue by aromatase, and increased estrogens may play an important role in the development of IP through ERβ in the alveolar epithelial cells. ..
  99. ncbi request reprint Angiogenesis and vascular maturation in neuroendocrine tumors
    Samaneh Yazdani
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Hum Pathol 45:866-74. 2014
    ..The VASH-1/CD31 content increased with WHO grade, and the vessels covered by pericytes decreased in higher grades. These structural changes in the vessels are considered to play an important role in inducing tumor-cell proliferation. ..
  100. pmc Significance of CD133 expression in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Hiroshi Okamoto
    Division of Advanced Surgical Science and Technology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 11:51. 2013
    ..Therefore, we examined whether CD133 could serve as a prognostic marker of ESCC and investigated the correlation between CD133 expression and the clinicopathological findings of ESCC patients and several markers...
  101. ncbi request reprint Immunolocalization of nuclear transcription factors, DAX-1 and Ad4BP/SF-1, in human common epithelial ovarian tumors: correlations with StAR and steroidogenic enzymes in epithelial ovarian carcinoma
    Manar Abd-Elaziz
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine and Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 24:153-63. 2005
    ..The status of intratumoral DAX-1, Ad4BP/SF-1, and StAR and steroidogenic enzymes in epithelial cells and intratumoral stromal cells of epithelial ovarian carcinoma may contribute in the progression and/or aggressiveness of these tumors...