H Niikura

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Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of second-look laparotomy for surgically confirmed early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer: a multicenter retrospective study
    Naoko Sato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:40-4. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Detection of micrometastases in the sentinel lymph nodes of patients with endometrial cancer
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1, Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 105:683-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy of intrapelvic fasciae and vesico-uterine ligament in nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy with fresh cadaver dissections
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 212:403-13. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Paget's disease of the vulva: clinicopathologic study of type 1 cases treated at a single institution
    H Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1212-5. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Fetal development of the human gubernaculum with special reference to the fasciae and muscles around it
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Anat 21:547-57. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Vesicouterine ligament contains abundant autonomic nerve ganglion cells: the distribution in histology concerning nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy
    A Katahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:193-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Decreased expression of 14-3-3 sigma is associated with advanced disease in human epithelial ovarian cancer: its correlation with aberrant DNA methylation
    Jun ichi Akahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:2687-93. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node detection in patients with endometrial cancer
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine 1 1, Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 92:669-74. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Local biosynthesis of estrogen in human endometrial carcinoma through tumor-stromal cell interactions
    Naomi Takahashi-Shiga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 15:6028-34. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Paclitaxel-platinum combination chemotherapy for advanced or recurrent ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma: a multicenter trial
    H Utsunomiya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:52-6. 2006

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Publications51

  1. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of second-look laparotomy for surgically confirmed early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer: a multicenter retrospective study
    Naoko Sato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:40-4. 2003
    ..In the present study, we conducted a multicenter retrospective analysis to elucidate the prognostic significance of second-look laparotomy (SLL) in early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer that was confirmed by complete surgical exploration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Detection of micrometastases in the sentinel lymph nodes of patients with endometrial cancer
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1, Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 105:683-6. 2007
    ..We reevaluated the accuracy of our SLN detection procedure, this time combining step-serial section with cytokeratin immunostaining...
  3. ncbi request reprint Surgical anatomy of intrapelvic fasciae and vesico-uterine ligament in nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy with fresh cadaver dissections
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 212:403-13. 2007
    ..Translation of surgical anatomy into anatomic terminology enables us to have fruitful discussions with persuasive power by excluding any bias from individual surgeons...
  4. ncbi request reprint Paget's disease of the vulva: clinicopathologic study of type 1 cases treated at a single institution
    H Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:1212-5. 2006
    ..Mapping biopsy with careful examination of characteristic skin surface may be useful for surgery of type 1a cases. Inguinal lymphadenectomy is recommended in cases with question of invasion or known underlying adenocarcinoma...
  5. doi request reprint Fetal development of the human gubernaculum with special reference to the fasciae and muscles around it
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Anat 21:547-57. 2008
    ..Consequently, the inguinal canal contained the cremaster proper developing within the gubernaculum and parts of the abdominal wall muscles mechanically incorporated into the canal...
  6. ncbi request reprint Vesicouterine ligament contains abundant autonomic nerve ganglion cells: the distribution in histology concerning nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy
    A Katahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 18:193-8. 2008
    ..The standard nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy should be modified to reflect differences in the distribution of ganglion cells and in connective intensity between ganglions and veins...
  7. ncbi request reprint Decreased expression of 14-3-3 sigma is associated with advanced disease in human epithelial ovarian cancer: its correlation with aberrant DNA methylation
    Jun ichi Akahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:2687-93. 2004
    ..In this study, we examined the promoter methylation status and expression of 14-3-3 sigma and evaluated its clinical significance in epithelial ovarian cancer...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node detection in patients with endometrial cancer
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine 1 1, Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 92:669-74. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility of sentinel lymph node (SLN) detection in patients with endometrial cancer using preoperative lymphoscintigraphy and an intraoperative gamma probe...
  9. doi request reprint Local biosynthesis of estrogen in human endometrial carcinoma through tumor-stromal cell interactions
    Naomi Takahashi-Shiga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 15:6028-34. 2009
    ..However, the effect of tumor-stromal interactions on local estrogen biosynthesis in endometrial carcinomas remains largely unknown...
  10. ncbi request reprint Paclitaxel-platinum combination chemotherapy for advanced or recurrent ovarian clear cell adenocarcinoma: a multicenter trial
    H Utsunomiya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 16:52-6. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that the combination of PTX and PLT may have greater efficacy against CC than conventional PLT-based chemotherapy that does not include PTX...
  11. ncbi request reprint Vaginal tumors with histologic and immunocytochemical feature of gastrointestinal stromal tumor: two cases and review of the literature
    S Nagase
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 17:928-33. 2007
    ..Recognition of microscopic patterns and characteristic immunohistochemical phenotype, plus genetic study, is mandatory for establishing the correct diagnosis of GIST...
  12. ncbi request reprint Carboplatin-based chemotherapy in patients with gynecological malignancies on long-term hemodialysis
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Anticancer Drugs 14:735-8. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest these regimens are feasible, and the combination of paclitaxel and carboplatin is effective chemotherapy when administered to long-term hemodialysis patients with recurrent endometrial carcinoma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Steroid sulfatase and estrogen sulfotransferase in human endometrial carcinoma
    Hiroki Utsunomiya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:5850-6. 2004
    ..However, the status of steroid sulfatase and/or estrogen sulfotransferase in human endometrial carcinoma has not been examined...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Sentinel lymph node detection in endometrial cancer]
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 62:391-5. 2004
  15. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrical stimulation of the pelvic splanchnic nerves during nerve-sparing radical hysterectomy
    A Katahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 98:462-6. 2005
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  16. doi request reprint Expression of retinoic acid receptors in human endometrial carcinoma
    Kojiro Tanabe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:267-71. 2008
    ..AM580 might therefore be considered as a potential treatment for endometrial carcinoma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prognoses and prognostic factors of carcinosarcoma, endometrial stromal sarcoma and uterine leiomyosarcoma: a comparison with uterine endometrial adenocarcinoma
    Jun ichi Akahira
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Oncology 71:333-40. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Primary ependymoma of the ovary: a case report and literature review
    T Takano
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 15:1138-41. 2005
    ..Administration of etoposide-based chemotherapy along with cytoreductive surgery is a potential standard treatment for advanced ovarian ependymoma...
  19. pmc Expression of EBAG9/RCAS1 is associated with advanced disease in human epithelial ovarian cancer
    J I Akahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Br J Cancer 90:2197-202. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the wide distribution of EBAG9 and its relation to advanced disease suggest that this protein may play important roles in epithelial ovarian cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intense FDG uptake in the ovary with painless torsion
    Kentaro Takanami
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 32:805-6. 2007
    ..An ovarian hemorrhage due to painless torsion should be considered in the differential diagnosis of intrapelvic masses demonstrating high FDG uptake, even in asymptomatic patients...
  21. ncbi request reprint Sloughing off of a cervical myoma after cesarean section: a case report
    Takashi Murakami
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Reprod Med 52:962-4. 2007
    ..Occasionally a submucous myoma is sloughed off during the puerperium, but it is seldom that the initial location of the myoma is identified before its expulsion...
  22. ncbi request reprint Malignant transformation arising from mature cystic teratoma of the ovary: a retrospective study of 20 cases
    Michiko Sakuma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 9808574, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:766-71. 2010
    ..The rarity of this tumor has posed a significant challenge to developing standardized postoperative management protocols. The aim of this study was to review our experience with MT and to describe our current treatment practices...
  23. doi request reprint Estrogen signaling ability in human endometrial cancer through the cancer-stromal interaction
    Mitsuyo Matsumoto
    Department of Medical Technology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2 1, Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 981 0872, Japan
    Endocr Relat Cancer 15:451-63. 2008
    ..These results suggest that AI may have some therapeutic value in EC; however, the hormonal microenvironment must be assessed prior to initiating therapy...
  24. doi request reprint Detection of micrometastases in cervical cancer with a system that evaluates both sentinel and nonsentinel lymph nodes
    Satoshi Okamoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 19:708-11. 2009
    ..The SLNs detected by our method are probably real given the large total number of nodes evaluated. How micrometastases affect prognosis and the best way to detect them are areas of further study...
  25. doi request reprint Evidence-based guidelines for treatment of cervical cancer in Japan: Japan Society of Gynecologic Oncology (JSGO) 2007 edition
    Satoru Nagase
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 15:117-24. 2010
    ..The objective of these guidelines is to clearly delineate the standard of care for cervical cancer treatment in Japan in order to ensure equitable care for all Japanese women diagnosed with cervical cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Promoter methylation status of the Cyclin D2 gene is associated with poor prognosis in human epithelial ovarian cancer
    Michiko Sakuma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku Sendai, 980 8574 Japan
    Cancer Sci 98:380-6. 2007
    ..021). Our results suggest that aberrant promoter methylation of the Cyclin D2 gene is significantly associated with patient prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer: is paraaortic lymphadenectomy necessary?
    Nobuo Yaegashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:176-80. 2007
    ..At present, the addition of PA lymphadenectomy for endometrial cancer can be regarded as only an investigated protocol...
  28. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience with combination paclitaxel and carboplatin therapy for advanced or recurrent carcinosarcoma of the uterus
    Masafumi Toyoshima
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 94:774-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of combination chemotherapy with paclitaxel and carboplatin in patients with advanced or recurrent carcinosarcoma of the uterus...
  29. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node detection in early cervical cancer with combination 99mTc phytate and patent blue
    Hitoshi Niikura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 94:528-32. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Retrospective analysis of concurrent chemoradiation with the combination of bleomycin, ifosfamide and cisplatin (BIP) for uterine cervical cancer
    Michiko Aoki
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 204:309-15. 2004
    ..7%) of patients, with a response rate of 90.9%. In conclusion, BIP chemoradiation seems to be superior to previously reported chemoradiation regimens, and has a potential as an optimal combination chemotherapy concurrent with radiation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Epithelioid leiomyosarcoma of the uterine cervix: a case report and review of the literature
    Masafumi Toyoshima
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 97:957-60. 2005
    ..Epithelioid leiomyosarcomas arising from the uterine cervix are extremely rare neoplasms, with only three cases reported in the English literature...
  32. ncbi request reprint Isolated torsion of the distal part of the fallopian tube in a premenarcheal 12 year old girl: a case report
    Yukihiro Terada
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 202:239-43. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic inspection/surgery appears to be the most suitable management...
  33. ncbi request reprint Orphan nuclear receptor DAX-1 in human endometrium and its disorders
    Sumika Saito
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendia 980 8575, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:645-52. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint 14-3-3sigma in endometrial cancer--a possible prognostic marker in early-stage cancer
    Kiyoshi Ito
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:7384-91. 2005
    ..We examined expression of 14-3-3sigma, a regulator of cell proliferation, and evaluated its clinical significance in endometrioid endometrial carcinoma...
  35. ncbi request reprint Promoter methylation status and expression of TMS1 gene in human epithelial ovarian cancer
    Jun ichi Akahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:40-3. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that aberrant methylation of TMS1 may play a role in the pathogenesis of ovarian cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Expression of organic cation transporter SLC22A16 in human epithelial ovarian cancer: a possible role of the adriamycin importer
    Kyoko Ota
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 26:334-40. 2007
    ..In conclusion, SLC22A16 was abundantly expressed in clear-cell adenocarcinoma. Our results suggest that adriamycin-related chemicals that are taken up via SLC22A16 may have the potential to be effective against clear-cell adenocarcinoma...
  37. doi request reprint Steroid and Xenobiotic Receptor (SXR) as a possible prognostic marker in epithelial ovarian cancer
    Xiaoni Yue
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pathol Int 60:400-6. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that SXR is a prognostic factor in epithelial ovarian cancer and may represent a useful marker to identify patients at risk of recurrence or death...
  38. doi request reprint Midkine and its clinical significance in endometrial carcinoma
    Kojiro Tanabe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:1125-30. 2008
    ..Additionally, preoperative serum MK levels are significantly correlated with prognosis and the presence of lymph node metastasis. Thus, MK may be a useful serum biomarker for identifying high risk patients of endometrial carcinoma...
  39. ncbi request reprint Small cell carcinoma of the endometrium: report of three cases and literature review
    A Katahira
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 14:1018-23. 2004
    ..Small cell carcinoma of the endometrium is extremely rare. Aim. We reported three cases of this rare tumor and reviewed the literature...
  40. doi request reprint Clinicopathological significance of circadian rhythm-related gene expression levels in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer
    Hideki Tokunaga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:1060-70. 2008
    ..In this study, we measured the expression levels of clock genes and correlated their expression levels with clinicopathological parameters in epithelial ovarian cancer...
  41. doi request reprint Case-control study of coffee consumption and the risk of endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma
    Toshimitsu Koizumi
    Gynecology Division, Department of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:358-63. 2008
    ..90). This study thus revealed an inverse dose-response relationship between coffee consumption and the risk of EEA, and its strong association in postmenopausal women but not in premenopausal women...
  42. ncbi request reprint Ber-EP4 and anti-calretinin antibodies: a useful combination for differential diagnosis of various histological types of ovarian cancer cells and mesothelial cells
    Satoshi Okamoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 206:31-40. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Expression of organic cation transporter SLC22A16 in human endometria
    Naoko Sato
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Gynecol Pathol 26:53-60. 2007
    ..Our findings also suggest that it may be possible to use progestins to increase the response of endometrioid endometrial carcinoma with SLC22A16 expression to adriamycin-based chemotherapeutic regimens...
  44. ncbi request reprint Phase I trial of concurrent chemoradiation with weekly nedaplatin in patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix
    Kohsuke Yoshinaga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 104:36-40. 2007
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Lactation and risk of endometrial cancer in Japan: a case-control study
    Chikako Okamura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 208:109-15. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the present study has indicated that breastfeeding reduces the risk of endometrial cancer in Japanese women...
  46. ncbi request reprint A case of primary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma of the vagina
    Kousuke Yoshinaga
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Hum Pathol 35:1164-6. 2004
    ..The patient is alive and well 40 months after treatment. Because the vagina is one of the mucosa-associated tissues, MALT lymphoma, though rare, must be included in the differential diagnosis of the vaginal neoplasms...
  47. doi request reprint Case-control study of green tea consumption and the risk of endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma
    Yukika Kakuta
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Cancer Causes Control 20:617-24. 2009
    ..To investigate the association between green tea consumption and the risk of endometrial cancer restricted to endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma (EEA) using a case-control design in Japan...
  48. ncbi request reprint Cervical cytologic examination during physical checkup of pregnant women: cervical cancer screening in women under the age of thirty
    Yoriko Abe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 204:221-8. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that screening for cervical cancer in pregnancy is a useful means to find cervical neoplasia in young women and is effective in reducing the cervical cancer morbidity rate...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical manifestations and outcomes of parvovirus B19 infection during pregnancy in Japan
    Hiroshi Chisaka
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 209:277-83. 2006
    ..These clinical data may supply useful information to produce clinical guidelines for managing B19 infection during pregnancy...
  50. doi request reprint Expression of vasohibin as a novel endothelium-derived angiogenesis inhibitor in endometrial cancer
    Kousuke Yoshinaga
    Department of Gynecology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Cancer Sci 99:914-9. 2008
    ..0001, r(2) = 0.591). This is the first study to elucidate the correlation between expression of vasohibin in the stromal endothelial cells and that of VEGFR-2 in human carcinomas...
  51. doi request reprint Development of the human hypogastric nerve sheath with special reference to the topohistology between the nerve sheath and other prevertebral fascial structures
    Yusuke Kinugasa
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Shizuoka Cancer Center Hospital, Nagaizumi cho, Japan
    Clin Anat 21:558-67. 2008
    ..The rectal lateral ligament thus seems to represent a kind of migration fascia formed by mechanical stress...