A Hokama

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Ryukyus
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 'The sandwich sign' of mesenteric lymphoma
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Eur J Haematol 77:363-4. 2006
  2. pmc Chronic intermittent vomiting after scoliosis surgery
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 54:222, 281. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of bubbly urine
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 39:1030. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Intrasplenic pancreatic pseudocysts
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    JOP 5:235-6. 2004
  5. pmc A calcified caecal mass
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 53:1063, 1081. 2004
  6. pmc An unusual cause of rectal bleeding in a young woman
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 54:943, 949. 2005
  7. pmc Self inflicted rectal ulcer: hearing is believing
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gut 53:4, 20. 2004
  8. pmc Bamboo trees in the stomach
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 53:1589, 1631. 2004
  9. doi request reprint An unusual cause of abdominal fullness in a patient with Raynaud's phenomenon. Mixed connective tissue disease
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 57:733, 820. 2008
  10. pmc An unusual cause of rectal bleeding in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 54:1061, 1071. 2005

Collaborators

  • J Fujita
  • T Okamoto
  • Atsushi Mizoguchi
  • Atsushi Saito
  • Emiko Mizoguchi
  • Hiroshi Uezato
  • F Higa
  • K Tanaka
  • Toru Nagasaka
  • Takuya Hirata
  • Hajime Aoyama
  • Hiroshi Nakamura
  • Tadashi Nishimaki
  • Makoto Nakamura
  • Osamu Zaha
  • M Mizokami
  • Michio Koide
  • Midori Masuda
  • Fukunori Kinjo
  • Kazuto Kishimoto
  • F Kinjo
  • Ryosaku Tomiyama
  • Manabu Nakamoto
  • Nagisa Kinjo
  • R Tomiyama
  • Hiroshi Sakugawa
  • Nobufumi Uchima
  • Takashi Sunagawa
  • Koh Tomimori
  • Hiroki Nakasone
  • Tatsuji Maeshiro
  • K Kishimoto
  • Tomofumi Nakayoshi
  • Takeshi Shimizu
  • Tomokuni Nakayoshi
  • Masayuki Shiraishi
  • T Makishi
  • Tatsuji Yogi
  • Takashi Nakayama
  • Ryoji Matayoshi
  • Yoshimasa Yonamine
  • Tomoko Makishi
  • Shiro Miyazato
  • H Sakugawa
  • R Matayoshi
  • T Maeshiro
  • H Nakasone
  • Yasushix Ihama
  • Joji Shiroma
  • Tsuyoshi Yamashiro
  • S Irei
  • Shingo Arakaki
  • Takako Watanabe
  • M Sakiyama
  • Hidenao Oomijya
  • Eriko Uema
  • Norishige Nakachi
  • Miki Nakama
  • T Sunagawa
  • Y Yonamine
  • Chiharu Kobashigawa
  • J Shiroma
  • M Kawane
  • T Oshiro
  • Ryo Takaki
  • K Maeda
  • Yukino Kugai
  • Masaru Oshiro
  • Izuru Gakiya
  • S Hannita
  • Satoru Miyagi
  • T Nakayoshi
  • Kiyoharu Chinen
  • Tsukasa Kamiyama
  • Hitoshi Miyazato
  • Masaaki Yamashiro
  • Kazushi Kinjo
  • Yukihiro Arakawa
  • Masato Yamashiro
  • Shiyu Toma
  • Kou Tomimori
  • Tatsuhiko Matsushita
  • Masatake Miyagi
  • Takeharu Ohshiro
  • Ayako Kiyuna
  • Sakiko Kamiyama
  • Youichi Karimata
  • T Miyagi
  • T Toda
  • T Yamashiro

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint 'The sandwich sign' of mesenteric lymphoma
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Eur J Haematol 77:363-4. 2006
  2. pmc Chronic intermittent vomiting after scoliosis surgery
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 54:222, 281. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of bubbly urine
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 39:1030. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Intrasplenic pancreatic pseudocysts
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    JOP 5:235-6. 2004
  5. pmc A calcified caecal mass
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 53:1063, 1081. 2004
  6. pmc An unusual cause of rectal bleeding in a young woman
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 54:943, 949. 2005
  7. pmc Self inflicted rectal ulcer: hearing is believing
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gut 53:4, 20. 2004
  8. pmc Bamboo trees in the stomach
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 53:1589, 1631. 2004
  9. doi request reprint An unusual cause of abdominal fullness in a patient with Raynaud's phenomenon. Mixed connective tissue disease
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 57:733, 820. 2008
  10. pmc An unusual cause of rectal bleeding in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 54:1061, 1071. 2005
  11. pmc Roles of galectins in inflammatory bowel disease
    Akira Hokama
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Control and Prevention of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5133-7. 2008
    ..We review how different members of the galectins provide inhibitory or stimulatory signals to control intestinal immune response under intestinal inflammation...
  12. pmc An unusual cause of polyposis
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 55:1574, 1591. 2006
  13. pmc Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma presenting multiple lymphomatous polyposis
    Akira Hokama
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics First Department of Internal Medicine, Control and Prevention of Infectious Disease, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6584-8. 2008
    ..The literature of manifestations of colonic involvement of ATLL is reviewed and the importance of endoscopic evaluation to differentiate ATLL intestinal lesions from opportunistic infectious enterocolitis is discussed...
  14. ncbi request reprint Esophagitis dissecans superficialis associated with bisphosphonates
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:E91. 2007
  15. doi request reprint An uncommon cause of haematochezia in an adult with skin rash
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 57:1430, 1447. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal: duodenal Crohn's disease
    A Hokama
    Department of Endoscopy, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1425. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Images of interest. Gastrointestinal: aortoduodenal fistulae
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:951. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Images of Interest. Gastrointestinal: aphthous lesions to overt Crohn's disease
    F Kinjo
    Department of Endoscopy, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:707. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Images of interest. Gastrointestinal: rectal Dieulafoy lesion
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1303. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic liver cirrhosis complicated with torsade de pointes during plasma exchange and hemodiafiltration
    H Nakasone
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 36:564-8. 2001
    ..Furthermore, hemodiafiltration may cause hypomagnesemia. Careful observation for electrolytic imbalance is necessary when clinicians treat patients with alcoholic liver failure with a liver support system...
  21. doi request reprint Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: the shell sign of Crohn's disease
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:163. 2008
  22. ncbi request reprint Images of interest. Gastrointestinal: Campylobacter enterocolitis
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1789. 2005
  23. ncbi request reprint Images of interest. Gastrointestinal: acute gastric anisakiasis
    A Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1121. 2005
  24. pmc Chronic diarrhoea with thickening of the colonic wall
    K Kishimoto
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 56:94, 114. 2007
  25. pmc Jaundice and anaemia
    T Makishi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Gut 53:1302, 1308. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal: bleeding colonic diverticulum
    R Tomiyama
    First Department of Internl Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okiinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:875. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Different natural courses of chronic hepatitis B with genotypes B and C after the fourth decade of life
    Tatsuji Maeshiro
    Control and Prevention of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4560-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the different impact of genotypes B and C on the development of liver cirrhosis (LC) among different age groups of patients with chronic hepatitis B (CH-B)...
  28. pmc Association between colonic polyps and diverticular disease
    Tetsuo Hirata
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2411-3. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association between colonic polyps and diverticular disease in Japan...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between Strongyloides stercoralis infection and biliary tract cancer
    Tetsuo Hirata
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Parasitol Res 101:1345-8. 2007
    ..stercoralis infection in patients with biliary tract cancer appears significantly higher than that in control patients. Thus, we propose that S. stercoralis infection is a risk factor for biliary tract cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of Blastocystis hominis and Strongyloides stercoralis infection in Okinawa, Japan
    Tetsuo Hirata
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Parasitol Res 101:1717-9. 2007
    ..hominis infection compared with those without (P < 0.001). This study demonstrated a prevalence rate for B. hominis and S. stercoralis infection and an association between B. hominis and S. stercoralis infection in Okinawa, Japan...
  31. pmc Endoscopic and histopathological study on the duodenum of Strongyloides stercoralis hyperinfection
    Kazuto Kishimoto
    Department of Endoscopy, Ryukyu University Hospital, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1768-73. 2008
    ..To investigate endoscopic and histopathological findings in the duodenum of patients with Strongyloides stercoralis (S. stercoralis) hyperinfection...
  32. ncbi request reprint Low prevalence of human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection in patients with gastric cancer
    Tetsuo Hirata
    Division of Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:2238-41. 2007
    ..It is still controversial whether or not HTLV-1 infection affects the incidence of several cancers. With this background, we aimed to evaluate the relationship between HTLV-1 infection and the occurrence of several types of cancers...
  33. ncbi request reprint Increased detection rate of Strongyloides stercoralis by repeated stool examinations using the agar plate culture method
    Tetsuo Hirata
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:683-4. 2007
    ..4% when three stool samples were examined for all patients. Our study showed that repeated stool examinations increase the sensitivity of detection of S. stercoralis infection...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impairment of host immune response against strongyloides stercoralis by human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 infection
    Tetsuo Hirata
    Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:246-9. 2006
    ..Our prospective study demonstrated a prevalence rate for strongyloidiasis and HTLV-1 infections, and clearly demonstrated that co-infection with HTLV-1 impaired the immune response against S. stercoralis...
  35. ncbi request reprint A patient with primary biliary cirrhosis complicated with slowly progressive insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    Hiroki Nakasone
    Okinawa Kenritsu Hokubu Hospital, Okinawa
    Intern Med 42:496-9. 2003
    ..Liver cirrhosis sometimes accompanies hyperglycemia. When the etiology of liver cirrhosis is an autoimmune disorder such as PBC, SPIDDM should be considered as a cause of hyperglycemia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Successful long-term treatment with cyclosporin A in protein losing gastroenteropathy
    Takashi Sunagawa
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215
    Intern Med 43:397-9. 2004
    ..Cyclosporine therapy may be effective not only in inducing but also in maintaining complete remission in patients with autoimmune-associated PLG, especially refractory or intolerable to steroids and/or immunosuppressive therapies...
  37. ncbi request reprint Whipple's disease: the first Japanese case diagnosed by electron microscopy and polymerase chain reaction
    Tatsuji Yogi
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa
    Intern Med 43:566-70. 2004
    ..The definitive diagnosis of Whipple's disease was made. Antibiotic therapy dramatically improved his clinical picture. This is the first Japanese case with Whipple's disease diagnosed by electron microscopy and polymerase chain reaction...
  38. ncbi request reprint [A case report of upper gastrointestinal bleeding from hemorrhagic pancreatic pseudocyst by penetration to the stomach]
    Takeshi Shimizu
    Department of Endoscopy, Ryukyu University Hospital
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 102:729-35. 2005
  39. doi request reprint Hemoclip application for colonic diverticular hemorrhage
    Akira Hokama
    Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:E2; author reply E3. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric abscess in Crohn's disease
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:306; discussion 306. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Acute hemorrhagic rectal ulcer syndrome: an emerging 'new' entity
    Akira Hokama
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 20:1949-50. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint Fatal malignant aortoesophageal fistula
    Kazuto Kishimoto
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Endoscopy, University of the Ryukyus, Karimata Clinic, Okinawa, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:562-3. 2003
  43. ncbi request reprint Relationship between diabetes mellitus and the site of colorectal cancer
    Ryosaku Tomiyama
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:944-5. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Pulseless hematochezia: Takayasu's arteritis associated with ulcerative colitis
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa
    Intern Med 42:897-8. 2003
    ..She showed HLA-B35 but no B52, which is the typical haplotype among the coexistence cases of both diseases. Prednisolone was effective. The possible pathogenic association of the disorders is discussed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease and volvulus
    Fukunori Kinjo
    University of the Ryukyus Hospital, Okinawa, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:758-9. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint [A case of angiosarcoma metastatic to the small intestine]
    Kazuto Kishimoto
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 100:868-72. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint Image of the month. Churg-Strauss syndrome
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gastroenterology 126:642, 945. 2004
  48. ncbi request reprint Liver abscess
    Koh Tomimori
    First Department of Internal Medicine, First Department of Surgery, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:397-8. 2004
  49. pmc A thin 43-year-old woman with gross hematuria
    Akira Hokama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    CMAJ 173:251. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Elevated carbohydrate antigen 19-9 caused by early colon cancer treated with endoscopic mucosal resection
    Hajime Aoyama
    Control and Prevention of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:2221-4. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Progression of diverticular colitis to ulcerative colitis
    Akira Hokama
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 11:618. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease: aphthoid to longitudinal ulcers
    Akira Hokama
    University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 57:388-9. 2003