S Amano

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vital staining of squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva using toluidine blue
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:825-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical localisation of D-beta-aspartic acid in pingueculae
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:974-6. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential use of (1,3)-beta-D-glucan as target of diagnosis and treatment of keratomycosis
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Cornea 23:S36-41. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of triamcinolone acetonide, 11-deoxycortisol and other lipid formulae for the visualization of vitreous body in the anterior chamber after posterior capsule rupture in animal models
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:97-102. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical localization of advanced glycation end products in pinguecula
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:104-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of 11-deoxycortisol in visualizing prolapsed vitreous body after posterior capsule rupture in cataract surgery
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai, Tsukuba 305 8575, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1133-8. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of shear stress on attachment of corneal endothelial cells in association with corneal endothelial cell loss after laser iridotomy
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba, Japan
    Cornea 24:S55-S58. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Localization of D-beta-aspartic acid-containing proteins in human eyes
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Ibaraki, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:3923-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical localisation of D-beta-aspartic acid-containing proteins in climatic droplet keratopathy
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:977-9. 2009
  10. pmc Advanced glycation end product deposits in climatic droplet keratopathy
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:85-8. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Vital staining of squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva using toluidine blue
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba University, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 84:825-6. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical localisation of D-beta-aspartic acid in pingueculae
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:974-6. 2009
    ..In the present study, D-beta-aspartic acid-containing proteins were found to be localised in pingueculae, which represent one of the most prominent age-related ocular changes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Potential use of (1,3)-beta-D-glucan as target of diagnosis and treatment of keratomycosis
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Cornea 23:S36-41. 2004
    ..In addition, we investigated the efficacy of topical application of micafungin, a new antifungal agent that inhibits the activity of (1,3)-beta-D-glucan synthase in this animal model...
  4. ncbi request reprint Comparison of triamcinolone acetonide, 11-deoxycortisol and other lipid formulae for the visualization of vitreous body in the anterior chamber after posterior capsule rupture in animal models
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:97-102. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical localization of advanced glycation end products in pinguecula
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8565, Japan
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:104-8. 2006
    ..In addition, the deposition of AGEs accelerate the process of ageing. We investigated the immunohistochemical localization of AGEs in pinguecula, one of the ocular changes related with ageing process...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of 11-deoxycortisol in visualizing prolapsed vitreous body after posterior capsule rupture in cataract surgery
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tennoudai, Tsukuba 305 8575, Ibaraki, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:1133-8. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical usefulness of 11-deoxycortisol, a precursor of cortisol in steroid metabolism, in visualizing the vitreous body in the anterior chamber after posterior capsule rupture during cataract surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of shear stress on attachment of corneal endothelial cells in association with corneal endothelial cell loss after laser iridotomy
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tsukuba, Japan
    Cornea 24:S55-S58. 2005
    ..Laser iridotomy often causes bullous keratopathy; however, the mechanism is unclear. We investigated whether changes in aqueous humor hydrodynamics after laser iridotomy have any role in corneal endothelial cell loss...
  8. ncbi request reprint Localization of D-beta-aspartic acid-containing proteins in human eyes
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tsukuba, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Ibaraki, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:3923-7. 2007
    ..To reveal the role of the D-beta-Asp formation in the aging process of eyes, immunohistochemical localization of D-beta-Asp was investigated in ocular samples of various ages...
  9. doi request reprint Immunohistochemical localisation of D-beta-aspartic acid-containing proteins in climatic droplet keratopathy
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:977-9. 2009
    ..In the present study, the localisation of D-beta-Asp-containing proteins was investigated in surgical specimens with climatic droplet keratopathy (CDK), one of the ocular changes related to the ageing process...
  10. pmc Advanced glycation end product deposits in climatic droplet keratopathy
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tsukuba University Institute of Clinical Medicine, Tennoudai 1 1 1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:85-8. 2007
    ..However, the histochemical nature of the deposits seen in CDK is still unclear...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sphere therapy for corneal endothelium deficiency in a rabbit model
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:3128-35. 2005
    ..To isolate precursor cells derived from rabbit corneal endothelium (CE) and to use them for the treatment of CE deficiency in a rabbit model...
  12. ncbi request reprint Advanced glycation end products in Descemet's membrane and their effect on corneal endothelial cell
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Eye Res 23:469-77. 2001
    ..AGEs' formation in Descemet's membrane may be responsible for the corneal endothelial cell loss with aging and corneal endothelial abnormalities in diabetic patients..
  13. pmc Autologous transplantation of conjunctival epithelial cells cultured on amniotic membrane in a rabbit model
    Kyoko Ono
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Vis 13:1138-43. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of autologous transplantation in a rabbit model of conjunctival epithelial cells cultured on amniotic membrane for ocular surface reconstruction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus in the trabeculum of an eye with corneal endotheliitis
    S Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 127:721-2. 1999
    ..To report an eye with corneal endotheliitis and increased intraocular pressure in which the trabeculum demonstrated immunoreactivity for herpes simplex virus...
  15. ncbi request reprint Treatment of rabbit bullous keratopathy with precursors derived from cultured human corneal endothelium
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:3637-44. 2005
    ..To establish a method for the mass production of human corneal endothelium (HCE) precursors and the therapeutic application of these cells in a rabbit CE-deficiency model...
  16. doi request reprint Pinguecula and contact lenses
    T Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 24:1685-91. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between age and the incidence and severity (determined by a grading system) of pinguecula in contact lens (CL) wearers, and to compare the grade of pinguecula between CL wearers and non-wearers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preservation of donor cornea prevents corneal allograft rejection by inhibiting induction of alloimmunity
    K Kamiya
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 70:737-43. 2000
    ..These results indicate that the reduction of MHC class I antigens and minor H antigens expression in the preserved grafts induces a failure of allo-sensitization and leads to the high rate of acceptance in corneal allografts...
  18. doi request reprint A mouse model of allogeneic corneal endothelial cell transplantation
    Takahiko Hayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Cornea 27:699-705. 2008
    ..However, the immunologic changes after allo-CEC transplantation are poorly understood at present. We tried to establish a mouse model of allogeneic CEC transplantation for immunologic studies...
  19. doi request reprint Immunologic mechanisms of corneal allografts reconstituted from cultured allogeneic endothelial cells in an immune-privileged site
    Takahiko Hayashi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:3151-8. 2009
    ..To analyze outcomes and immunologic features after cultured corneal endothelial cell (CEC) transplantation in a murine model...
  20. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of regular and irregular astigmatism induced by pterygium
    A Tomidokoro
    Department of Ophthalmology, Omiya Red Cross Hospital, Saitama, Japan
    Cornea 18:412-5. 1999
    ..To quantitatively evaluate the influence of pterygium and its removal surgery on both regular and irregular corneal astigmatism...
  21. doi request reprint Penetrating keratoplasty for bullous keratopathy after trabeculectomy
    S Fukuoka
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 23:940-4. 2009
    ..To evaluate the results of penetrating keratoplasty (PK) in eyes with bullous keratopathy having previously undergone trabeculectomy...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of proinflammatory cytokines on cytokine-chemokine gene expression profiles in the human corneal endothelium
    Hiroko Yamagami
    Department of Ophthalmology, Omiya Medical Center, Jichi Medical School, Saitama, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:514-20. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of proinflammatory cytokines on differential gene expression profiles in the human corneal endothelium (HCE), by using a cDNA expression array...
  23. ncbi request reprint Corneal irregular astigmatism and contrast sensitivity after photorefractive keratectomy
    A Tomidokoro
    Department of Ophthalmology, Omiya Red Cross Hospital, 8 3 33 Kamiochiai Yono shi, Saitama, 338 0001, Japan
    Ophthalmology 108:2209-12. 2001
    ..To investigate the relation between contrast sensitivity and corneal irregular astigmatism in eyes after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Relation between corneal haze and transforming growth factor-beta1 after photorefractive keratectomy and laser in situ keratomileusis
    Y Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1840-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The multiplier effect of epithelial abrasion and excimer laser ablation in PRK may increase the expression of TGF-beta1 in keratocytes and induce corneal haze...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ocular and systemic factors relevant to diabetic keratoepitheliopathy
    K Inoue
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Cornea 20:798-801. 2001
    ..This study examines the contribution of ocular and systemic factors to diabetic keratoepitheliopathy...
  26. pmc Advanced glycation end products in human optic nerve head
    S Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:52-5. 2001
    ..To localise advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in human optic nerve head...
  27. doi request reprint Suppression of alkali burn-induced corneal neovascularization by dendritic cell vaccination targeting VEGF receptor 2
    Hiroshi Mochimaru
    Laboratory of Retinal Cell Biology, Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:2172-7. 2008
    ..To investigate whether the induction of cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) targeting VEGF receptor 2 inhibits corneal neovascularization caused by alkali injury...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for corneal graft failure and rejection in penetrating keratoplasty
    K Inoue
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 79:251-5. 2001
    ..To evaluate risk factors for graft failure and allograft rejection after penetrating keratoplasty (PK)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship between refraction and allergic conjunctivitis
    T Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 23:63-6. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between refractive error and allergic conjunctivitis in order to reveal possible insights into the pathogenesis in 1015 subjects...
  30. ncbi request reprint Secondary closure of neodymium:YAG laser posterior capsulotomy
    T Oshika
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1695-7. 2001
    ..Although IOL exchange surgery was considered, a second Nd:YAG laser intervention successfully removed the proliferated lens materials and restored the visual acuity. The glistenings were not the cause of the reduced vision...
  31. ncbi request reprint Histocompatibility Y antigen compatibility and allograft rejection in corneal transplantation
    K Inoue
    Department of Ophthalmology, Branch Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 14:201-5. 2000
    ..To assess the effects of histocompatibility Y (H-Y) antigen matching on the rate of corneal allograft rejection after penetrating keratoplasty (PKP)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor C and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 3 in corneal lymphangiogenesis
    T Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 72:71-8. 2001
    ..These data suggest that VEGF-C and VEGFR-3 are pathophysiologically relevant endogenous factors in corneal lymphangiogenesis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Topical application of culture supernatant from human amniotic epithelial cells suppresses inflammatory reactions in cornea
    Kazutaka Kamiya
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 80:671-9. 2005
    ..These results suggest that HAEC are a source of soluble anti-inflammatory factors and that conditioned medium from HAEC contains factors other than IL-1ra that suppress corneal inflammation...
  34. doi request reprint Corneal endothelial cell density and associated factors in a population-based study in Japan: the Kumejima study
    Akiko Higa
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of the Ryukyus Faculty of Medicine, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:794-9. 2010
    ..To examine the distribution of corneal endothelial cell density (ECD) and relating factors in ophthalmologically normal Japanese in a population-based setting...
  35. doi request reprint Effect of latanoprost on the expression of matrix metalloproteinases and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 1 on the ocular surface
    Norihiko Honda
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:466-71. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of topical latanoprost on the expression of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinase 1 (TIMP-1) on the ocular surface...
  36. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of murine corneal allograft rejection by treatment with antibodies to CD80 and CD86
    Fumie Kagaya
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 74:131-9. 2002
    ..These results demonstrated a significant role of CD80 and CD86 costimulatory molecules in corneal allograft rejection...
  37. ncbi request reprint Magnetic attraction of iron-endocytosed corneal endothelial cells to Descemet's membrane
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 76:745-51. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of a novel method of magnetic attraction of iron-endocytosed corneal endothelial cells to Descemet's membrane...
  38. ncbi request reprint Piggyback foldable intraocular lens implantation in patients with microphthalmos
    T Oshika
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:841-4. 2001
    ..To evaluate the clinical results of phacoemulsification and implantation of 2 foldable acrylic intraocular lenses (IOLs) in microphthalmic eyes...
  39. pmc Molecular basis of ocular abnormalities associated with proximal renal tubular acidosis
    T Usui
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo University, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Invest 108:107-15. 2001
    ..These results indicate that the normal transport activity of NBC-1 is indispensable not only for the maintenance of corneal and lenticular transparency but also for the regulation of aqueous humor outflow...
  40. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to corneal complications after vitrectomy in diabetic patients
    M Hiraoka
    Department of Ophthalmology, Diabetes Center, Tokyo Women's Medical College, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 45:492-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Surgical invasion is a risk factor for corneal complications after vitrectomy in diabetic patients...
  41. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in corneal irregular astigmatism and visual acuity in eyes with keratoconus
    Mariko Suzuki
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:265-9. 2007
    ..To quantitatively investigate the time course of changes in corneal irregular astigmatism and their relation to best spectacle-corrected visual acuity (BSCVA) in eyes with keratoconus...
  42. ncbi request reprint Five-year follow-up of photorefractive keratectomy for myopia
    Norihiko Honda
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Refract Surg 20:116-20. 2004
    ..To analyze long-term results of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) for myopia and myopic astigmatism...
  43. doi request reprint Selective isolation of young cells from human corneal endothelium by the sphere-forming assay
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 16:803-12. 2010
    ..Thus, the sphere-forming assay may contribute to obtaining the young cells needed for regenerative medicine...
  44. pmc Transplantation of a sheet of human corneal endothelial cell in a rabbit model
    Kouichiro Hitani
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Vis 14:1-9. 2008
    ..To develop a novel method for constructing a sheet of human corneal endothelial cells (HCECs) and examine the properties of the HCEC sheet...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of rabbit corneal endothelial cell precursors in the central and peripheral cornea
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:3645-8. 2005
    ..To compare the distribution and self-renewal capacity of rabbit corneal endothelial cell precursors in the central and peripheral regions of the cornea...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sphere formation and expression of neural proteins by human corneal stromal cells in vitro
    Saiko Uchida
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo University School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:1620-5. 2005
    ..To demonstrate the presence of corneal stromal precursors that express neural markers in vitro...
  47. ncbi request reprint Intraocular dexamethasone delivery system for corneal transplantation in an animal model
    Fumie Kagaya
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Cornea 21:200-2. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy of a new intraocular biodegradable polymer dexamethasone drug delivery system (DEX DDS) in a high-risk corneal transplantation model...
  48. ncbi request reprint Higher order wavefront aberrations of cornea and magnitude of refractive correction in laser in situ keratomileusis
    Tetsuro Oshika
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ophthalmology 109:1154-8. 2002
    ..To assess the relation between magnitude of refractive correction and changes in higher order wavefront aberrations of the cornea after laser in situ keratomileusis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Correlations between allergen-specific IgE serum levels in patients with allergic conjunctivitis in spring
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 12:45-51. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relation between various specific class E immunoglobulins (IgE) in serum and allergic conjunctivitis in spring...
  50. ncbi request reprint Expression and function of receptors for advanced glycation end products in bovine corneal endothelial cells
    Yuichi Kaji
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:521-8. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint [Significance of leukocytes in the regulation of retinal edema, ischemia, and angiogenesis]
    Susumu Ishida
    Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 108:193-201. 2004
    ..The accumulated evidence will lead to an integrated understanding of the relationship between leukocytes and retinal disorders, which is required for clinical applications of new medical treatment...
  52. doi request reprint Longitudinal analysis of corneal topography in suspected keratoconus
    M Shirayama-Suzuki
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:815-9. 2009
    ..To examine the incidence of progression of suspected keratoconus to true keratoconus and compare quantitative descriptors of corneal topography between eyes with and without progression...
  53. ncbi request reprint Preoperative evaluation of cultured human corneal limbal epithelium on amniotic membrane by confocal microscopy
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1855 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Curr Eye Res 32:407-11. 2007
    ..We propose the use of in vivo confocal microscopy as a novel method for the evaluation of limbal corneal epithelium cultured on amniotic membrane...
  54. ncbi request reprint Distribution of precursors in human corneal stromal cells and endothelial cells
    Satoru Yamagami
    Department of Corneal Tissue Regeneration, Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ophthalmology 114:433-9. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Role of macrophage migration inhibitory factor in corneal neovascularization
    Tomohiko Usui
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:3545-50. 2007
    ..To determine the role of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) in inflammatory corneal neovascularization...
  56. ncbi request reprint Retinal vasculitis and vitreous hemorrhage associated with mixed connective tissue disease: retinal vasculitis in MCTD
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Int Ophthalmol 26:159-61. 2005
    ..Retinal vasculitis associated with mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) has rarely been reported in the literature. We describe a rare case of a patient with serious retinal vasculopathy and vitreous hemorrhages associated with MCTD...
  57. doi request reprint Relationship between myopia and allergen-specific serum IgE levels in patients with allergic conjunctivitis
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:670-7. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between refractive errors and exogenous allergens in patients with allergic conjunctivitis...
  58. doi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy of hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Eye Res 33:940-5. 2008
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy for corneal neovascularization using polymeric micelles encapsulating dendrimer porphyrins
    Kenji Sugisaki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:894-9. 2008
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Necessary prone position time for human corneal endothelial precursor transplantation in a rabbit endothelial deficiency model
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Eye Res 32:617-23. 2007
    ..This time, we investigated the necessary postoperative time in the prone position for clinical application of precursor cell transplantation...
  61. doi request reprint Immunochromatographic assay for measurement of total IgE in tears, nasal mucus, and saliva of patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toranomon Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Asthma 47:1153-60. 2010
    ..We evaluated whether the measurement of local production of IgE in tears, saliva, and nasal mucus was useful for the diagnosis of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis...
  62. pmc Isolation and distribution of rabbit keratocyte precursors
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Vis 14:197-203. 2008
    ..To isolate multipotent precursors from the rabbit corneal stroma and to compare the distribution and proliferative capacity of keratocyte precursors obtained from the central and peripheral regions of the corneal stroma...
  63. doi request reprint Recent causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ophthalmologica 224:133-7. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between the incidence of subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) and age during each season of the year, and to examine recent risk factors for SCH...
  64. doi request reprint Severe hyperopic shift and irregular astigmatism after radial keratotomy
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Eye Contact Lens 35:345-7. 2009
    ..To report a case of acute high hyperopia occurring after radial keratotomy and evaluate the extent of corneal wavefront aberration with a Hartmann-Shack aberrometer...
  65. pmc Isolation of adult progenitor cells with neuronal potential from rabbit corneal epithelial cells in serum- and feeder layer-free culture conditions
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Vis 16:1712-9. 2010
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Characterization of bone marrow derived cells in the substantia propria of the human conjunctiva
    Satoru Yamagami
    Department of Corneal Tissue Regeneration, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:4476-81. 2007
    ..To characterize the main population of bone marrow-derived cells (BMCs) in human normal subconjunctiva and make a comparison with BMCs in the corneal stroma and epithelium...
  67. doi request reprint Changes of conjunctivochalasis with age in a hospital-based study
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:171-177.e1. 2009
    ..To assess the relationship between age and the incidence and severity of conjunctivochalasis by using the grading system for conjunctivochalasis proposed by Meller and Tseng...
  68. pmc Tissue engineering of corneal stroma with rabbit fibroblast precursors and gelatin hydrogels
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Vis 14:1819-28. 2008
    ..To isolate fibroblast precursors from rabbit corneal stroma using a sphere-forming assay, to engineer corneal stroma with the precursors and gelatin, and to establish the therapeutic application of precursors in a rabbit corneal stroma...
  69. doi request reprint Conjunctivochalasis and contact lenses
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:20-5.e1. 2009
    ....
  70. ncbi request reprint Fourier series harmonic analysis of corneal topography following suture removal after penetrating keratoplasty
    Fumie Kagaya
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cornea 21:256-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate quantitatively the influence of suture removal after penetrating keratoplasty on corneal refraction including irregular astigmatism...
  71. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profile in corneal neovascularization identified by immunology related macroarray
    Tomohiko Usui
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Vis 10:832-6. 2004
    ..To identify differentially expressed genes in corneal neovascularization using cDNA macroarray...
  72. ncbi request reprint Relationship between human leukocyte antigen status and proliferative diabetic retinopathy in patients with younger-onset type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:844-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the relationship between human leukocyte antigen (HLA) status and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) to assess the genetic basis of PDR in younger type 1 diabetic patients...
  73. ncbi request reprint Damaged DNA-binding protein 2 accelerates UV-damaged DNA repair in human corneal endothelium
    Taeko Inoki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 79:367-76. 2004
    ..To determine damaged DNA-binding protein 2-gene expression levels in vitro and ex vivo, and the degree of DNA repair in damaged DNA-binding protein 2-overexpressing cultured human corneal endothelium after ultraviolet irradiation...
  74. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of corneas reconstructed with cultured adult human corneal endothelial cells in nude rats
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Exp Eye Res 79:231-7. 2004
    ..The feasibility of corneal reconstruction with cultured adult human corneal endothelial cells (HCEC) was examined in a nude rat model...
  75. ncbi request reprint Age-related changes in corneal and ocular higher-order wavefront aberrations
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:988-92. 2004
    ..To investigate age-related changes in ocular and corneal higher-order wavefront aberrations and elucidate relative contributions of the cornea and the lens in the age-related changes...
  76. doi request reprint In vivo confocal microscopy of human cornea covered with human amniotic membrane
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 52:493-6. 2008
    ..We investigated the use of confocal microscopy for observation of human corneas covered with amniotic membrane...
  77. ncbi request reprint Antigenicity of porcine cornea as xenograft
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Curr Eye Res 26:313-8. 2003
    ..To investigate the antigenicity of porcine corneal stroma as xenograft to man...
  78. ncbi request reprint Transplantation of cultured human corneal endothelial cells
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cornea 22:S66-74. 2003
    ..To investigate the feasibility of corneal reconstruction utilizing cultured human corneal endothelial cells (HCECs)...
  79. ncbi request reprint Corneal endothelial cell changes twenty years after penetrating keratoplasty
    Kenji Inoue
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 46:189-92. 2002
    ..To evaluate retrospectively the corneal endothelium in 15 eyes which showed clear cornea for 20 years or longer after penetrating keratoplasty...
  80. ncbi request reprint Role of resident corneal leukocytes and draining cervical lymph nodes in corneal allograft rejection
    Satoru Yamagami
    Department of Corneal Tissue Regeneration, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Cornea 22:S61-5. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Vasovagal syncope evoked by needle phobia when inserting a contact lens
    Tatsuya Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655 Japan
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 25:171-3. 2005
    ..To report a patient who fell unconscious because of vasovagal syncope evoked by needle phobia when he tried to wear contact lenses...
  82. ncbi request reprint [Transplantation of corneal endothelial cells]
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 106:805-35; discussion 836. 2002
    ..4. The direct delivery of cultured HCECs into the anterior chamber can be an alternative method of choice when its long-term safety is confirmed...
  83. ncbi request reprint Corneal irregular astigmatism after hyperopic laser in situ keratomileusis
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cornea 24:789-92. 2005
    ..To evaluate the changes in irregular astigmatism after hyperopic laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Isolation of human corneal endothelial cell precursors and construction of cell sheets by precursors
    Satoru Yamagami
    Department of Corneal Tissue Regeneration, Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Cornea 25:S90-2. 2006
    ..To review recently published experimental data on human corneal endothelium (CE) precursors...
  85. ncbi request reprint Corneal stromal and endothelial cell precursors
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo University School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 114 8655, Japan
    Cornea 25:S73-7. 2006
    ..To isolate precursors of human corneal stromal and endothelial cells in vitro and to compare the distribution of rabbit corneal endothelial cell precursors in the central and peripheral regions of the cornea...
  86. ncbi request reprint Distinct populations of dendritic cells in the normal human donor corneal epithelium
    Satoru Yamagami
    Department of Corneal Tissue Regeneration, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4489-94. 2005
    ..To characterize dendritic cells (DC) in normal human corneal epithelium...
  87. ncbi request reprint Properties of corneas reconstructed with cultured human corneal endothelial cells and human corneal stroma
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 49:448-52. 2005
    ..To examine the properties of corneas tissue-engineered with cultured human corneal endothelial cells (HCEC) and human corneal stroma...
  88. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow-derived cells in normal human corneal stroma
    Satoru Yamagami
    Departments of Corneal Tissue Regeneration and Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan 113 8655
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:62-9. 2006
    ..To examine the normal human corneal stroma for the presence of bone marrow-derived cells...
  89. ncbi request reprint Comparison of central corneal thickness measurements by rotating Scheimpflug camera, ultrasonic pachymetry, and scanning-slit corneal topography
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ophthalmology 113:937-41. 2006
    ..To compare central corneal thickness measurements and their reproducibility when taken by a rotating Scheimpflug camera, ultrasonic pachymetry, and scanning-slit corneal topography/pachymetry...
  90. ncbi request reprint Ocular manifestations of congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis
    Shiro Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:472-7. 2006
    ..To describe ocular manifestations in Japanese patients with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), focusing particularly on the status of the ocular surface...
  91. pmc Influence of glistenings on the optical quality of acrylic foldable intraocular lens
    T Oshika
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:1034-7. 2001
    ..To assess the influence of glistenings on the optical quality of acrylic foldable intraocular lens...
  92. pmc Comparative study of intraoperative mitomycin C and beta irradiation in pterygium surgery
    S Amano
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Japan
    Br J Ophthalmol 84:618-21. 2000
    ..To compare the rate of recurrence and complication after surgery for primary pterygium performed by one surgeon using either intraoperative mitomycin C or beta irradiation...
  93. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of systemic cyclosporine treatment following penetrating keratoplasty
    K Inoue
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 45:378-82. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Systemic cyclosporine treatment for several months did not reduce the incidence of rejection nor improve the rate of graft clarity in the long term in high-risk patients after PKP...
  94. ncbi request reprint Current trends in cataract and refractive surgery in Japan: 1999 survey
    T Oshika
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 45:383-7. 2001
    ..Refractive surgery is not yet widely performed, but laser in situ keratomileusis is viewed as the most promising procedure...
  95. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronan synthase expression in bovine eyes
    T Usui
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 40:563-7. 1999
    ..Hyaluronan is produced by HA synthase (HAS), which has three isoforms: HAS1, HAS2, and HAS3. In this study, the HAS expression in the anterior segment of bovine eyes was investigated to determine the significance of HA in eyes...
  96. ncbi request reprint Allergens in Japanese patients with allergic conjunctivitis in autumn
    T Mimura
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eye (Lond) 19:995-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of the current study is to evaluate the relation between various specific class E immunoglobulins (IgE) in the serum and allergic conjunctivitis in autumn...
  97. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of the soft-shell technique in cases with a hard lens nucleus
    Kazunori Miyata
    Meiwakai Medical Foundation, Miyata Eye Hospital, Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 28:1546-50. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the soft-shell technique in reducing corneal endothelial cell damage during cataract surgery in patients with a hard lens nucleus...
  98. ncbi request reprint Intracameral air injection for acute hydrops in keratoconus
    Kazunori Miyata
    Meiwakai Medical Foundation, Miyata Eye Hospital, Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 133:750-2. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and safety of intracameral air injection in treating acute hydrops in keratoconus...
  99. ncbi request reprint Interlamellar flap edema due to steroid-induced ocular hypertension after laser in situ keratomileusis
    Takashi Miyai
    Meiwakai Medical Foundation, Miyata Eye Hospital, Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:228-30. 2007
    ....
  100. ncbi request reprint VEGF164 is proinflammatory in the diabetic retina
    Susumu Ishida
    Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:2155-62. 2003
    ....
  101. ncbi request reprint Corneal thickness measurements: scanning-slit corneal topography and noncontact specular microscopy versus ultrasonic pachymetry
    Shigenobu Suzuki
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:1313-8. 2003
    ..To compare central corneal thickness measurements taken with 3 pachymetry systems: Orbscan scanning-slit corneal topography/pachymetry, Topcon SP2000P noncontact specular microscopy, and Tomey ultrasonic pachymetry...