Hiroshi Imamura

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [A case of spinal infarction related to hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy]
    Junzo Shimizu
    Dept of Surgery, Sakai Municipal Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:1758-61. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of hepatic reserve for indication of hepatic resection: decision tree incorporating indocyanine green test
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:16-22. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Pringle's maneuver and selective inflow occlusion in living donor liver hepatectomy
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:771-8. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors contributing to early and late phase intrahepatic recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatol 38:200-7. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Significance of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2795-804. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Inclusion of tumor markers improves the correlation of the Milan criteria with vascular invasion and tumor cell differentiation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing liver resection (#JGSU-D-07-00462)
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:858-66. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Convergence process of volumetric liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1594-601. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Is there any difference in survival according to the portal tumor thrombectomy method in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Yosuke Inoue
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 145:9-19. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Portal vein reconstruction in adult living donor liver transplantation using cryopreserved vein grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo Tissue Bank, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:1233-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequential preoperative arterial and portal venous embolizations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:766-74. 2004

Detail Information

Publications105 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint [A case of spinal infarction related to hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy]
    Junzo Shimizu
    Dept of Surgery, Sakai Municipal Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 30:1758-61. 2003
    ..However, there are also complications as in this case, where QOL is reduced remarkably, and caution is required...
  2. ncbi request reprint Assessment of hepatic reserve for indication of hepatic resection: decision tree incorporating indocyanine green test
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:16-22. 2005
    ..During strict application of this decision tree to 1429 consecutive hepatectomies, of which 685 were performed on HCC patients, during the last 10 years, we encountered only a single mortality...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pringle's maneuver and selective inflow occlusion in living donor liver hepatectomy
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:771-8. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk factors contributing to early and late phase intrahepatic recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatectomy
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatol 38:200-7. 2003
    ..We conducted a retrospective cohort study to investigate factors to early and late phase recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  5. doi request reprint Significance of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2795-804. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Inclusion of tumor markers improves the correlation of the Milan criteria with vascular invasion and tumor cell differentiation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing liver resection (#JGSU-D-07-00462)
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:858-66. 2008
    ..3%(2.4-32.7%)] or a model with size and number [AUCs, 71.5 vs 59.0%; difference, 12.5%(5.84-21.4%)]. In conclusion, the tumor marker levels should be considered when selecting patients with HCC for liver transplantation...
  7. doi request reprint Convergence process of volumetric liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1594-601. 2011
    ..We investigated the long-term profiles of liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy...
  8. doi request reprint Is there any difference in survival according to the portal tumor thrombectomy method in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Yosuke Inoue
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 145:9-19. 2009
    ..We describe a surgical technique in which the venous wall is peeled off from the PVTT...
  9. ncbi request reprint Portal vein reconstruction in adult living donor liver transplantation using cryopreserved vein grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo Tissue Bank, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:1233-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data indicate that the use of cryopreserved vein grafts should be limited as conduits in PV reconstruction in adult LDLT...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sequential preoperative arterial and portal venous embolizations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:766-74. 2004
    ..Sequential, preoperative, selective transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) and portal vein embolization (PVE) allow feasible and safe major hepatic resections to be performed in HCC patients with chronic liver disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Neither multiple tumors nor portal hypertension are surgical contraindications for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:1908-16. 2008
    ..The surgical indications for multiple hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and for HCC with portal hypertension (PHT) remain controversial...
  12. ncbi request reprint Caval invasion by liver tumor is limited
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 207:383-92. 2008
    ..Successful hepatic resection with combined inferior vena cava (IVC) resection has been reported. The necessity of a combined IVC resection for hepatic malignancies that have attached to the IVC has not been fully evaluated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of middle hepatic vein reconstruction on right liver graft regeneration
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 76:832-7. 2003
    ..The significance of MHV reconstruction on regeneration or functional recovery of right liver grafts after living-donor liver transplantation, however, remains unclear...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection with reconstruction of the inferior vena cava or hepatic venous confluence for metastatic liver tumor from colorectal cancer
    Taku Aoki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 198:366-72. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Predeposit autologous plasma donation in liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: toward allogenic blood-free operations
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 209:206-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of predeposit autologous plasma donation (PAPD) and its efficacy in avoiding allogenic blood transfusions and albumin infusion in liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of reconstruction method on visceral fat change after distal gastrectomy: results from a randomized controlled trial comparing Billroth I reconstruction and roux-en-Y reconstruction
    Koji Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Surgery 155:424-31. 2014
    ..However, the effect of duodenal bypass on fat changes is not completely understood. We examined the effect of duodenal bypass on visceral fat changes by comparing Billroth I (BI) and roux-en Y (RY) reconstruction in distal gastrectomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation of mucosal sutureless pancreatojejunostomy after pancreatoduodenectomy
    Yoichi Ishizaki
    Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am Surg 80:149-54. 2014
    ..Mucosal sutureless pancreatojejunostomy combined with pancreatic duct stenting is associated with a low rate of clinically significant pancreatic fistula even in patients with a small pancreatic duct diameter less than 3 mm. ..
  18. pmc Prognostic impact of anatomic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 242:252-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prognostic impact of anatomic versus nonanatomic resection on the patients' survival after resection of a single hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Detection of new tumors by intraoperative ultrasonography during repeated hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Keming Zhang
    Divisions of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Arch Surg 142:1170-5; discussion 1176. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative (IO) ultrasonography (US) as compared with other imaging modalities on the primary and repeated hepatectomies for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Uracil-tegafur as an adjuvant for hepatocellular carcinoma: a randomized trial
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatology 44:891-5. 2006
    ..02). In conclusion, our results offer no evidence to support potential benefits of adjuvant chemotherapy with UFT after surgery in patients with HCC and suggest that such treatment may even worsen overall survival...
  21. doi request reprint Phase II feasibility study of adjuvant S-1 plus docetaxel for stage III gastric cancer patients after curative D2 gastrectomy
    Shigeyuki Tamura
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Japan
    Oncology 80:296-300. 2011
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of adjuvant S-1 plus docetaxel in patients with stage III gastric cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Comparison of Billroth I and Roux-en-Y reconstruction after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer: one-year postoperative effects assessed by a multi-institutional RCT
    Motohiro Hirao
    Department of Surgery, National Hospital Organization Osaka National Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1591-7. 2013
    ..This randomized, controlled trial evaluated the clinical efficacy of Billroth I (BI) and Roux-en-Y (RY) reconstruction at 1 year after distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Intermittent clamping is superior to ischemic preconditioning and its effect is more marked with shorter clamping cycles in the rat liver
    Yasuji Seyama
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 48:115-24. 2013
    ..While IC cycles consisting of 15 min of clamping with 5 min of reperfusion are used empirically, the optimal IC cycle has not been established. We compared the effects of various cycles of IC and PC in the rat liver...
  24. doi request reprint Direct measurement of hepatic blood flow during living donor liver transplantation in children
    Satoshi Omori
    Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 45:545-8. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate changes in hepatic hemodynamics before and after pediatric partial liver transplantation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Surgery for multiple hepatic colorectal metastases
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 11:84-91. 2004
    ..Because liver resection is still the only treatment that offers a cure, surgery for multiple metastases may be justified as long as the operation is safe and technically feasible...
  26. ncbi request reprint One thousand fifty-six hepatectomies without mortality in 8 years
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 138:1198-206; discussion 1206. 2003
    ..Despite improvements in diagnostic and surgical techniques, operative mortality associated with liver resection is still greater than 2% in most of the recent studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative direct measurement of hepatic arterial buffer response in patients with or without cirrhosis
    Taku Aoki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:684-91. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the baseline HABR appears to be continuously activated in patients with LC; this phenomenon probably results in the impairment of the acute HABR...
  28. doi request reprint Detection of liver metastasis: is diffusion-weighted imaging needed in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MR imaging for evaluation of colorectal liver metastases?
    Taku Tajima
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:648-58. 2012
    ..5-T system, and determined whether DWI is necessary in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI for diagnosing colorectal liver metastases...
  29. doi request reprint A phase I study of triplet combination chemotherapy of paclitaxel, cisplatin and S-1 in patients with advanced gastric cancer
    Yutaka Kimura
    Department of Surgery, NTT West Osaka Hospital, 2 6 40 Karasugatsuji, Tennojiku, Osaka 543 8922, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:125-31. 2013
    ..The primary objective of this study was to determine the maximum tolerated dose and dose-limiting toxicities of a triplet regimen adding paclitaxel to S-1 and cisplatin combination therapy...
  30. pmc Vein reconstruction in modified right liver graft for living donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Ann Surg 237:180-5. 2003
    ..To report the authors' experience with hepatic vein reconstruction and plasty in living donor liver transplantation for adult patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bilioenteric reconstruction for small bile ducts without mucosa-to-mucosa alignment: long-term results
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:1050-4. 2004
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous resection of liver cell adenomas and an intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunt with elevation of serum PIVKA-II level
    Yasuji Seyama
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 41:909-12. 2006
    ..Simultaneous resection of multiple tumors and closure of the portosystemic shunt are strongly recommended in a patient with LCA associated with IHPSS...
  33. pmc Intraoperative blood salvage during liver resection: a randomized controlled trial
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Ann Surg 245:686-91. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial was conducted to clarify the effectiveness of intraoperative blood salvage in reducing blood loss...
  34. ncbi request reprint Transhepatic approach for a small paracaval tumor in repeat resection
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 24:409-12. 2007
    ..The transhepatic enucleation would be a safe and recommendable surgical technique for a small paracaval tumor in repeat resection and/or in patients with poor liver functional reserve...
  35. ncbi request reprint In situ hepatic vein graft: a simple new technique for hepatic venous reconstruction
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1748-51. 2007
    ..In extended left hepatectomy including venous resection of proximal portion of the MHV, a simple new venous reconstruction technique was attempted to bypass the long gap between the stump of peripheral portion of MHV and IVC...
  36. doi request reprint Sinusoidal perfusion in the veno-occlusive region of living liver donors evaluated by indocyanine green and near-infrared spectroscopy
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:872-80. 2008
    ..Measurement of hepatic ICG uptake by NIRS could become a valuable tool for assessing the indication for venous reconstruction in LDLT and/or split donor liver transplantation...
  37. ncbi request reprint The vessel sealing system (LigaSure) in hepatic resection: a randomized controlled trial
    Mami Ikeda
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 250:199-203. 2009
    ..The aim of this trial was to verify the new surgical device (the LigaSure vessels sealing system) decrease liver transection time...
  38. doi request reprint Evaluation of donor vasculobiliary anatomic variations in liver graft procurements
    Yoji Kishi
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ Transplantation, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 147:30-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this study, we explored whether variant BD anatomy can be predicted from portal PV or HA anatomy, and we compared left and right liver graft transplantation from the standpoint of vasculobiliary reconstruction...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relationship between liver function and liver signal intensity in hepatobiliary phase of gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Taku Tajima
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:362-6. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint MR imaging of the biliary tract with Gd-EOB-DTPA: effect of liver function on signal intensity
    Hidemasa Takao
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 77:325-9. 2011
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Refinement of venous reconstruction using cryopreserved veins in right liver grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:541-7. 2004
    ..The present strategy seemed to be technically feasible for outflow reconstruction in a right liver graft...
  42. ncbi request reprint Single and multiple resections of multiple hepatic metastases of colorectal origin
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 135:508-17. 2004
    ..Indications for hepatectomy in patients with 4 or more hepatic colorectal metastases remain controversial...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hepatic arterial anatomy for right liver procurement from living donors
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:129-33. 2004
    ..Single arterial anastomosis, therefore, has a high probability of success in right liver graft implantation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Volume regeneration after right liver donation
    Shojiro Hata
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:65-70. 2004
    ..In conclusion, extended right hepatectomy can be safely performed with careful preoperative consideration using these criteria...
  45. ncbi request reprint Early recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after living donor liver transplantation
    Takao Ohkubo
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:237-8. 2004
    ..Adjuvant chemotherapy had no effect and the patient expired 7 months after transplantation. The present results indicate that a tumor satisfying the Milan criteria does not necessarily guarantee long-term survival after transplantation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome and indications for palliative gastrojejunostomy in unresectable advanced gastric cancer: multi-institutional retrospective analysis
    Atsushi Takeno
    Department of Surgery, Kansai Rosai Hospital, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3527-33. 2013
    ..In this multi-institutions study, we investigated the clinical outcome of GJJ for UAGC and predictors of outcome and survival...
  47. doi request reprint Pattern of abdominal nodal spread and optimal abdominal lymphadenectomy for advanced Siewert type II adenocarcinoma of the cardia: results of a multicenter study
    Kazumasa Fujitani
    Department of Surgery, Osaka National Hospital, Hoenzaka 2 1 14, Chuo Ku, Osaka, 540 0006, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 16:301-8. 2013
    ..We identified the pattern of abdominal nodal spread in advanced type II adenocarcinoma and defined the optimal extent of abdominal lymphadenectomy...
  48. doi request reprint Overweight is a risk factor for surgical site infection following distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Motohiro Hirao
    Department of Surgery, National Hospital Organization, Osaka National Hospital, 2 1 14 Hoenzaka, Osaka, 540 0006, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 16:239-44. 2013
    ..Our objective was to assess the risk factors for surgical site infections (SSIs) in gastric surgery using the results of the Osaka Gastrointestinal Cancer Chemotherapy Study Group (OGSG) 0501 phase 3 trial...
  49. doi request reprint Fate of hypointense lesions on Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Hiroyuki Akai
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, and Department of Radiological Technology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 81:2973-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the natural outcome and clinical implication of hypointense lesions in the hepatobiliary phase of Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI...
  50. doi request reprint Detection of hepatocellular carcinoma by Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced liver MRI: comparison with triple phase 64 detector row helical CT
    Hiroyuki Akai
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, and Department of Radiological Technology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 80:310-5. 2011
    ..To compare the diagnostic performance of Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI with that of triple phase 64-MDCT in the detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  51. doi request reprint Value of visual inspection, bimanual palpation, and intraoperative ultrasonography during hepatic resection for liver metastases of colorectal carcinoma
    Shojiro Hata
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    World J Surg 35:2779-87. 2011
    ..Intraoperative detection of new nodules is common in patients undergoing hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases, although the value of intraoperative diagnosis is not well assessed...
  52. doi request reprint Usefulness of staging laparoscopy for advanced gastric cancer
    Hiroki Shimizu
    Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, 15 749 Honmachi, Higashiyama ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Surg Today 40:119-24. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the usefulness of staging laparoscopy for planning the treatment strategy in patients with advanced gastric cancer...
  53. doi request reprint Risk factors and management of ascites after liver resection to treat hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Arch Surg 144:46-51. 2009
    ..To identify risk factors for a massive amount of ascites after liver resection to treat hepatocellular carcinoma and to evaluate our postoperative management strategy...
  54. doi request reprint Cohort study of the survival benefit of resection for recurrent hepatic and/or pulmonary metastases after primary hepatectomy for colorectal metastases
    Yoshihiro Mise
    Division of Hepato Billiary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 251:902-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate resection for hepatic and/or pulmonary recurrences in a cohort that underwent initial hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases...
  55. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of middle hepatic vein using a rotating left hepatic vein flap
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 199:656-60. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint Tailoring the type of donor hepatectomy for adult living donor liver transplantation
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Transplant 5:1694-703. 2005
    ..Our graft selection criteria were useful for reducing the use of RL grafts with acceptable morbidity in both donors and recipients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Des-gamma-carboxyprothrombin expression in cancer and/or non-cancer liver tissues: association with survival of patients with resectable hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Tang
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Oncol Rep 13:25-30. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Expression of twist and wnt in human breast cancer
    Osamu Watanabe
    Department of Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Daini Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Anticancer Res 24:3851-6. 2004
    ..2% (12/23) of the cancer lesions and 34.8% (8/23) of the normal breast tissues. Twist and Wnt-2 are highly expressed in breast cancer tissue, suggesting that both molecules could play important roles in mammary carcinogenesis...
  59. ncbi request reprint Administration of iodized oil resulted in impaired liver function due to enhanced portosystemic shunting
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:282-4. 2004
  60. pmc Ultrasonically assisted retrohepatic dissection for a liver hanging maneuver
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 242:651-4. 2005
    ..To establish a safer and technically easier retrohepatic dissection for the liver hanging maneuver with the assistance of intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Sling suspension of the liver in donor operation: a gradual tape-repositioning technique
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 76:803-7. 2003
    ..We applied this technique in donor operations in which a hepatic parenchymal transection should be performed before dividing the feeding or draining vessels for the graft...
  62. doi request reprint Pattern of postoperative recurrence and hepatic and/or pulmonary resection for liver and/or lung metastases from esophageal carcinoma
    Hirofumi Ichida
    Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    World J Surg 37:398-407. 2013
    ..We assessed the benefit of hepatic and pulmonary resections in patients with liver and lung recurrences, respectively, after resection of esophageal carcinoma...
  63. doi request reprint Intraoperative versus extended antimicrobial prophylaxis after gastric cancer surgery: a phase 3, open-label, randomised controlled, non-inferiority trial
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Sakai Municipal Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:381-7. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the incidence of surgical-site infections with intraoperative antimicrobial prophylaxis alone versus intraoperative plus postoperative administration...
  64. doi request reprint AFP, AFP-L3, DCP, and GP73 as markers for monitoring treatment response and recurrence and as surrogate markers of clinicopathological variables of HCC
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 45:1272-82. 2010
    ..Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), lens culinaris agglutinin-reactive fraction of AFP (AFP-L3), des-γ-carboxy prothrombin (DCP), and Golgi protein-73 (GP73) have been used or proposed as tumor markers for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Pringle's manoeuvre in living donors
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Lancet 360:2049-50. 2002
    ..We have done 46 living donor hepatectomies with Pringle's manoeuvre without any negative outcome on the quality of the graft. Surgeons should not hesitate to apply this technique in living donor hepatectomy...
  66. doi request reprint Influence of bursectomy on operative morbidity and mortality after radical gastrectomy for gastric cancer: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Sakai Municipal Hospital, Sakai, Japan
    World J Surg 35:625-30. 2011
    ..Although possibly improving the prognosis of gastric cancers, adverse events related to bursectomy should be evaluated in prospective studies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Duct-to-duct biliary reconstruction in adult living-donor liver transplantation
    Ender Dulundu
    Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research, Tokyo, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 78:574-9. 2004
    ..Bile duct-to-duct reconstruction is now used in living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT) for adult patients...
  68. ncbi request reprint Pancreaticoduodenectomy after esophageal and gastric surgery preserving right gastroepiploic vessels
    Mami Ikeda
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 141:205-8. 2006
    ..In this article, we describe the preservation procedures and discuss the problems of the secondary abdominal surgical procedure...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of isolated caudate portal vein in left liver graft
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:1163-5. 2004
    ..5 mm) and did not require reconstruction. Isolated P1s are relatively rare, but when they are both present and large, it is advisable to undertake reconstruction that assures full graft function of the caudate lobe...
  70. ncbi request reprint IV-DSA is a new diagnostic tool for axillary lymph node metastasis in breast cancer patients
    Osamu Watanabe
    Department of Surgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University Daini Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 87:75-9. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to know whether intravenous digital subtraction angiography (IV-DSA) is useful to detect axillary lymph node metastasis of breast cancer and to evaluate the anigiogenesis of lymph nodes in the axilla...
  71. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for primary biliary cirrhosis: retrospective analysis of 50 patients in a single center
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 18:794-9. 2005
    ..52; 95% confidence interval, 1.14-79.5; P = 0.03). In conclusion, LDLT provides a satisfactory long-term survival with the PBC patients...
  72. doi request reprint Value of prophylactic abdominal drainage in 1269 consecutive cases of elective liver resection
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:186-92. 2010
    ..The value of prophylactic abdominal drainage in patients undergoing hepatectomy is controversial. We carried out a retrospective study to clarify the value of this procedure...
  73. ncbi request reprint Morphological regeneration and hepatic functional mass after right hemihepatectomy
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Surgery, Showa General Hospital, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 23:44-50. 2006
    ..Liver has a remarkable ability to regenerate after major resection. However, little is known about the process of morphological regeneration and hepatic functional recovery in human...
  74. ncbi request reprint Prevention of renal impairment by continuous infusion of human atrial natriuretic peptide after liver transplantation
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 80:1093-8. 2005
    ..We investigated the efficacy of human atrial natriuretic peptide, which has potent natriuretic effects and unique protective effects for glomeruli in preventing acute renal failure after liver transplantation...
  75. ncbi request reprint Expression of transforming growth factor-alpha and -beta in hepatic lobes after hemihepatic portal vein embolization
    Koji Kusaka
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 51:1404-12. 2006
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Two-stage pancreatojejunostomy in pancreaticoduodenectomy: a retrospective analysis of short-term results
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Am J Surg 196:3-10. 2008
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the short-term results of two-stage PJ in PD...
  77. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer with S-1, an oral fluoropyrimidine
    Shinichi Sakuramoto
    Department of Surgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    N Engl J Med 357:1810-20. 2007
    ..Advanced gastric cancer can respond to S-1, an oral fluoropyrimidine. We tested S-1 as adjuvant chemotherapy in patients with curatively resected gastric cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint Living-donor liver transplantation in adults: Tokyo University experience
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 10:1-4. 2003
    ..The mortality rate was 6% and three additional patients experienced late death. The 2-year cumulative survival rate was 92%. The present results suggest that LDLT can be performed with an acceptable outcome in adult patients...
  79. ncbi request reprint Impaired volume regeneration of split livers with partial venous disruption: a latent problem in partial liver transplantation
    Atsushi Maema
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Transplantation 73:765-9. 2002
    ..However, it is not clear whether partial venous disturbances affect postoperative liver volume regeneration...
  80. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting liver regeneration after right portal vein embolization
    Koji Kusaka
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:532-5. 2004
    ..The factors influencing the effect of portal vein embolization performed prior to hepatectomies are not clearly understood...
  81. ncbi request reprint Right lateral sector graft in adult living-related liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Transplantation 73:111-4. 2002
    ..A major concern regarding adult living-related liver transplantation (LRLT) is graft-size disparity. The authors report their experience with LRLT using the right lateral sector...
  82. ncbi request reprint Effects of amrinone on hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatol 37:31-8. 2002
    ..The present study was designed to investigate the effect of amrinone, a phosphodiesterase III inhibitor, on hepatic ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats...
  83. ncbi request reprint Outflow reconstruction in extended right liver grafts from living donors
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 9:306-9. 2003
    ..Our new techniques might be useful for recipients of extended right liver grafts to secure nontortuous venous reconstructions with a short warm ischemic time of the graft...
  84. ncbi request reprint The role of preoperative phenylalanine breath test in hepatectomy
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1124-7. 2003
    ..The phenylalanine breath test may serve as a liver function test, although its clinical usefulness has never been clarified. This study aimed to evaluate the role of preoperative phenylalanine breath test in patients undergoing hepatectomy...
  85. ncbi request reprint Safe donor hepatectomy for living related liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 8:58-62. 2002
    ..Regardless of the extent of donor hepatectomy, serious complications did not occur after surgery. Surgical risk for a living donor is minimal if the operation is performed by experienced surgeons using present procedures...
  86. ncbi request reprint Progress in surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Masatoshi Makuuchi
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Oncology 62:74-81. 2002
    ..Moreover, not a single case of operative death has been recorded since 1993...
  87. ncbi request reprint Outflow reconstruction in recipients of right liver graft from living donors
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 8:167-8. 2002
    ..Our new technique may be useful in recipients of a right liver graft when the recipient or graft RHV is not long enough...
  88. pmc Evaluation of hepatic venous congestion: proposed indication criteria for hepatic vein reconstruction
    Keiji Sano
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 236:241-7. 2002
    ..To establish criteria for venous reconstruction of middle hepatic vein (MHV) tributaries of the right liver graft in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  89. doi request reprint Isolated sling suspension during resection of the Spiegel lobe of the liver: a safe alternative technique for difficult cases
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:359-64. 2010
    ..The Spiegel lobe is located deep in the dorsal portion of the liver, and isolated resections of this region are technically demanding, especially in bulky and/or invasive lesions or in hypertrophied cirrhotic livers...
  90. ncbi request reprint Eleven-year survivor of unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma treated using long-term UFT therapy
    Nobuyuki Takemura
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1997-9. 2008
    ..The cumulative dose of UFT has reached 2511 g without any significant adverse effects. This case suggests that oral UFT might suppress the progression of ICC, contributing to this patient's 11-year survival period...
  91. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis B cirrhosis
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 9:1181-4. 2003
    ..Perioperative use of lamivudine and indefinite HBIG administration in the postoperative period might be a rational strategy for preventing HBV reinfection after LDLT...
  92. doi request reprint Efficacy of double-arterial phase gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid-enhanced liver magnetic resonance imaging compared with double-arterial phase multi-detector row helical computed tomography
    Hiroyuki Akai
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:887-92. 2009
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Demographic and clinical characteristics of resectable hepatocellular carcinoma in China and Japan
    Ping Yuan
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2343-7. 2007
    ..To describe and compare the demographic and clinical characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients subject to surgical operation at two referral centers in China and Japan...
  94. ncbi request reprint Selective versus total biliary drainage for obstructive jaundice caused by a hepatobiliary malignancy
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Am J Surg 193:149-54. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Regeneration and function of hemiliver graft: right versus left
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 139:765-72. 2006
    ..We compared volume regeneration and graft function between left and right liver grafts to examine the feasibility of using left liver grafts...
  96. ncbi request reprint Advantage in using living donors with aberrant hepatic artery for partial liver graft arterialization
    Yoshihiro Sakamoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 74:518-21. 2002
    ..In living-related partial liver transplantation, the feasibility and safety of using left-sided liver grafts from donors with aberrant hepatic arteries remains to be evaluated...
  97. pmc High incidence of thrombosis of the portal venous system after laparoscopic splenectomy: a prospective study with contrast-enhanced CT scan
    Masataka Ikeda
    Department of Surgery and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    Ann Surg 241:208-16. 2005
    ....
  98. pmc Results of surgical resection for patients with hilar bile duct cancer: application of extended hepatectomy after biliary drainage and hemihepatic portal vein embolization
    Seiji Kawasaki
    First Department of Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
    Ann Surg 238:84-92. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of an aggressive surgical approach incorporating major hepatic resection after biliary drainage and preoperative portal vein embolization for patients with hilar bile duct cancer...
  99. ncbi request reprint [A case report of hepatocellular carcinoma with portal thrombus responding to hepatic arterial infusion chemo-lipiodolization]
    Seizo Masutani
    Dept of Surgery, Sakai Municipal Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:2378-81. 2002
    ..The evaluation of response to the treatment was a partial response 3 months and 6 months later. Chemo-lipiodolization was very useful for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with portal vein thrombus...
  100. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acute rejection in living donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Transplant 17:347-52. 2003
    ..Our results demonstrate that in LDLT, a graft from an HLA-DR zero mismatching or negative T-lymphocytotoxic crossmatch might be advantageous because of the decreased probability of early acute rejection...
  101. ncbi request reprint Fate of hepatocyte and sinusoidal lining cell function and kinetics after extended cold preservation and transplantation of the rat liver
    Yusuke Miyagawa
    First Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan
    Liver Transpl 8:370-81. 2002
    ..Regeneration of both hepatocytes and SECs after cold I/R injury peaked at 3 days and was complete by 7 days, whereas functional recovery of these cell populations was complete 3 days after reperfusion...