T Okano


Affiliation: Tokyo Women's Medical University
Country: Japan


  1. Sakaguchi K, Shimizu T, Okano T. Construction of three-dimensional vascularized cardiac tissue with cell sheet engineering. J Control Release. 2015;205:83-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we explain and discuss the various processes to obtain vascular networks by properly connecting cell sheets and the engineering of 3D tissues. ..
  2. Ohki T, Yamato M, Ota M, Takagi R, Murakami D, Kondo M, et al. Prevention of esophageal stricture after endoscopic submucosal dissection using tissue-engineered cell sheets. Gastroenterology. 2012;143:582-588.e2 pubmed publisher
    ..This procedure might be used to prevent stricture formation following ESD and improve patients' quality of life. Further study will be needed to show that stricture formation can be prevented. ..
  3. Kawanishi K, Yamato M, Sakiyama R, Okano T, Nitta K. Peritoneal cell sheets composed of mesothelial cells and fibroblasts prevent intra-abdominal adhesion formation in a rat model. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016;10:855-866 pubmed publisher
    ..Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ..
  4. Akimoto J, Takagi S, Nakayama M, Arauchi A, Yamato M, Okano T. Transplantation of cancerous cell sheets effectively generates tumour-bearing model mice. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2016;10:E510-E517 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, cancerous cell sheet-based transplantation is a promising method for efficiently creating cancer-bearing mice. Copyright © 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. ..