Tamotsu Kuroki

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pre- and intraoperative evaluation of biliary system for successful laparoscopic cholecystectomy in porcelain gallbladder patients
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:621-4. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Stenting versus non-stenting in pancreaticojejunostomy: a prospective study limited to a normal pancreas without fibrosis sorted by using dynamic MRI
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Pancreas 40:25-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Pancreas-hanging maneuver in laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a new technique for the safe resection of the pancreas head
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:1781-3. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic naso-pancreatic stent-guided single-branch resection of the pancreas for multiple intraductal papillary mucinous adenomas
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7203-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Rib-lifting method for retraction of the low-lying costal arch in laparoscopic cholecystectomy of gallbladder torsion with kyphoscoliosis
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1268-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastric wall-covering method for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after hand-assisted laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic tumor
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:932-4. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastric wall-covering method for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after pancreatic resection
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:935-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Biliary navigation surgery using endoscopic nasobiliary drainage tube for the prevention of bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1018-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastric wall-covering method prevents pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:877-80. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative pancreatography using an endoscopic naso-pancreatic drainage tube for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after local pancreatic resection
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:535-7. 2009

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Publications71

  1. ncbi request reprint Pre- and intraoperative evaluation of biliary system for successful laparoscopic cholecystectomy in porcelain gallbladder patients
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:621-4. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to define the clinical criteria for safe laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the treatment of porcelain gallbladders...
  2. doi request reprint Stenting versus non-stenting in pancreaticojejunostomy: a prospective study limited to a normal pancreas without fibrosis sorted by using dynamic MRI
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Pancreas 40:25-9. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Pancreas-hanging maneuver in laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a new technique for the safe resection of the pancreas head
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:1781-3. 2010
    ..The dissection of the pancreatic head from the right aspect of the portal vein and the superior mesenteric artery is one of the most difficult procedures in laparoscopic PD...
  4. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic naso-pancreatic stent-guided single-branch resection of the pancreas for multiple intraductal papillary mucinous adenomas
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7203-5. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Rib-lifting method for retraction of the low-lying costal arch in laparoscopic cholecystectomy of gallbladder torsion with kyphoscoliosis
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1268-9. 2009
    ..The present paper reports a new surgical procedure, a "rib-lifting method" for retracting the low-lying costal arch at laparoscopic cholecystectomy of gallbladder torsion with kyphoscoliosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastric wall-covering method for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after hand-assisted laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for pancreatic tumor
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:932-4. 2007
    ..Herein, we describe the new surgical procedure of a combination of hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery and gastric wall-covering method for distal pancreatectomy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gastric wall-covering method for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after pancreatic resection
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:935-6. 2007
    ..There were no episodes of pancreatic fistula or any complications. Our novel technique is simple, technically feasible, and useful for the prevention of the pancreatic leakage following pancreatic surgery...
  8. ncbi request reprint Biliary navigation surgery using endoscopic nasobiliary drainage tube for the prevention of bile duct injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1018-9. 2007
    ..We consider that ENBD tube is useful for identifying the biliary tract by repeated intraoperative cholangiography and, thus, for preventing injury to the bile duct in LC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Gastric wall-covering method prevents pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:877-80. 2009
    ..Pancreatic fistula is the most common complication after distal pancreatectomy. The aim of this study was to evaluate retrospectively the usefulness of a new surgical technique, the gastric wall-covering method, after distal pancreatectomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative pancreatography using an endoscopic naso-pancreatic drainage tube for the prevention of pancreatic fistula after local pancreatic resection
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:535-7. 2009
    ..However, the incidence of pancreatic fistula after local pancreatic resection is high, and still responsible for most morbidity and mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint A jejunal wall-covering method following central pancreatectomy for prevention of a pancreatic fistula: a novel technique
    Tamotsu Kurohi
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1478-9. 2008
    ..The authors' new surgical technique, a jejunal wall-covering method, helps to prevent pancreatic leakage following central pancreatectomy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Surgical management for stenosis of the pancreaticojejunostomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Surg 93:155-7. 2008
    ..Reoperation is a useful and radical procedure to relieve recurrent acute pancreatitis caused by the stenosis of the pancreaticojejunostomy...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inferior branch-preserving superior head resection of the pancreas with gastric wall-covering method for intraductal papillary mucinous adenoma
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Am J Surg 191:823-6. 2006
    ..We describe a surgical technique of superior head resection of the pancreas with inferior branch preservation followed by a gastric wall-covering method for the prevention of pancreatic leakage in patients with IPMN of the pancreas head...
  14. ncbi request reprint Placement of a plastic biliary stent tube with primary closure of the common bile duct after laparoscopic common bile duct exploration
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:1034-6. 2010
    ..We report herein a surgical procedure using a plastic biliary stent tube following LCBDE for biliary drainage. Our method is technically simple, feasible and an ideal procedure for biliary drainage with LCBDE...
  15. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori accelerates the biliary epithelial cell proliferation activity in hepatolithiasis
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:648-51. 2002
    ..pylori in the human biliary tract. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of the presence of H. pylori on the epithelial cell proliferation activity in the biliary tract with hepatolithiasis...
  16. doi request reprint Pancreatic islet autotransplantation with total pancreatectomy for chronic pancreatitis
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Today 43:715-9. 2013
    ..In the future, total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation may be considered a treatment option for chronic pancreatitis patients...
  17. doi request reprint Laparoscopic single-branch resection of the pancreas for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:997-9. 2012
    ..In addition, our endoscopic nasopancreatic drainage (ENPD) tube-guided technique is useful for precise resection of the tumor and for the prevention of pancreatic fistula...
  18. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategy for main pancreatic duct-type intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:2631-4. 2012
    ..This study thus aimed to investigate the appropriate surgical strategy for main duct IPMNs...
  19. doi request reprint A non-randomized comparative study of laparoscopy-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy and open pancreaticoduodenectomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:570-3. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the perioperative outcomes of patients undergoing conventional pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) with the outcomes of those undergoing laparoscopy-assisted PD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:1022-4. 2011
    ..Although SILS-DP is a safe and feasible procedure, further studies are required to determine the advantages of this procedure in comparison with the standard laparoscopic method...
  21. ncbi request reprint Marionette method for transumbilical single-incision, two-trocar laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a new, simple technique
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:729-31. 2011
    ..Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) has recently become a topic of interest among types of minimally invasive surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging to predict pancreatic fistula after distal pancreatectomy
    Tamotsu Kurohi
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:1539-42. 2010
    ..This study hopes to identify risk factors for postoperative pancreatic fistulae in patients undergoing distal pancreatectomy...
  23. doi request reprint Chemopreventative effect of hochu-ekki-to (TJ-41) on chemically induced biliary carcinogenesis in hamsters
    Noritsugu Tsuneoka
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 151:22-7. 2009
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate whether hochu-ekki-to (TJ-41), a Japanese herbal drug, could prevent chemically induced biliary carcinomas in bilioenterostomized hamsters...
  24. ncbi request reprint Bile-reflux into the pancreatic ducts is associated with the development of intraductal papillary carcinoma in hamsters
    Tomohiko Adachi
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 136:106-11. 2006
    ..In this study, we investigated the significance of bile-reflux into the pancreatic ducts in pancreatic carcinogenesis, especially in the development of carcinoma in the main pancreatic duct in hamsters...
  25. doi request reprint Anatomy-specific pancreatic stump management to reduce the risk of pancreatic fistula after pancreatic head resection
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    World J Surg 33:2166-76. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to improve management of the pancreatic remnant for reducing pancreatic fistula after pancreatic head resection...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparative analysis of Helicobacter DNAs and biliary pathology in patients with and without hepatobiliary cancer
    Kenzo Fukuda
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 23:1927-31. 2002
    ..Our findings suggest that Helicobacter species may play a role in the pathogenesis of hepatobiliary cancer through an acceleration of biliary cell kinetics...
  27. doi request reprint Chemopreventative effect of an inducible nitric oxide synthase inhibitor, ONO-1714, on inflammation-associated biliary carcinogenesis in hamsters
    Takehiro Mishima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 30:1763-7. 2009
    ..ONO-1714 may therefore be a promising agent for the prevention of biliary carcinoma in various inflammation-associated biliary disorders...
  28. doi request reprint Patient allocation based on preoperative assessment of pancreatic fibrosis to secure pancreatic anastomosis performed by trainee surgeons: a prospective study
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:831-8. 2010
    ..We have investigated whether trainee surgeons can perform pancreatic anastomosis safely, without the occurrence of POPF, when patients are selected carefully based on a preoperative assessment of pancreatic fibrosis...
  29. doi request reprint Multifocal branch-duct pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Am J Surg 196:e50-2. 2008
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Evaluation of SOX9 expression in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma and intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
    Takayuki Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Pancreas 42:488-93. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between SOX9 and PDAC and that between SOX9 and IPMN...
  31. ncbi request reprint Acute suppuration of the pancreatic duct associated with pancreatic ductal obstruction due to pancreas carcinoma
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Pancreas 33:195-7. 2006
    ..Antibiotic treatment is effective but temporary; therefore, the immediate drainage of the infected pancreatic duct is mandatory...
  32. doi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas with a bifid pancreatic duct
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:865-8. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Chemopreventative effect of a cyclooxygenase-2-specific inhibitor (etodolac) on chemically induced biliary carcinogenesis in hamsters
    Noritsugu Tsuneoka
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 26:465-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, COX-2-specific inhibitor (etodolac) may be a possible agent against not only reflux cholangitis, but also biliary carcinoma after bilioenterostomy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreatic anastomotic leakage: the significance of preoperative dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of the pancreas as a predictor of leakage
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 202:723-31. 2006
    ..The histologic degree of pancreatic fibrosis can be assessed preoperatively by using the time-signal intensity curve (TIC) of the pancreas obtained from dynamic magnetic resonance imaging...
  35. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of a biliobronchial fistula with a hepatoiminodiacetic acid scan
    Tomohiko Adachi
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, 1 7 1, Sakamotomachi, Nagasaki, 852 8501 Japan
    Am J Surg 191:794-6. 2006
    ..In such cases, hepatoiminodiacetic scanning should be used for diagnosing BBF...
  36. ncbi request reprint Limited pancreatectomy for metastatic pancreatic tumors from renal cell carcinoma
    Amane Kitasato
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:354-7. 2010
    ..The present study aim was to improve the postoperative quality of life of a patient with pancreatic metastasis of RCC through limited resection of the pancreas...
  37. ncbi request reprint Parapapillary choledochoduodenal fistula associated with cholangiocarcinoma
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:143-6. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokines promote inducible nitric oxide synthase-mediated DNA damage in hamster gallbladder epithelial cells
    Amane Kitasato
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:6379-84. 2007
    ..To investigate the link between chronic biliary inflammation and carcinogenesis using hamster gallbladder epithelial cells...
  39. doi request reprint Chemopreventive effects of a selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor (etodolac) on chemically induced intraductal papillary carcinoma of the pancreas in hamsters
    Tomohiko Adachi
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 29:830-3. 2008
    ..Suppression of epithelial cell proliferation of the main pancreatic duct was considered as a possible mechanism of cancer prevention in this hamster model...
  40. ncbi request reprint A secure and less-invasive new method for creation of an internal enteric fistula by using magnets as a therapeutic modality for pancreaticocystocutaneous fistula: a case report
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:463-7. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic middle pancreatectomy under a pancreatic duct-navigation surgery
    Amane Kitasato
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:2400-2. 2012
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative pancreatography and gastric-wall-covering method for the prevention of pancreatic leakage after enucleation of insulinoma in the pancreas
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 13:314-6. 2006
    ..Our novel techniques help to prevent pancreatic leakage following pancreatic surgery, including partial resection of the pancreas...
  43. doi request reprint Monitoring fibrosis of the pancreatic remnant after a pancreaticoduodenectomy with dynamic MRI
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 158:61-8. 2010
    ..The time-signal intensity curve (TIC) of the pancreas obtained from dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging closely reflects the histological degree of pancreatic fibrosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and management of thoracopancreatic fistula
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Surgery 140:773-8. 2006
    ..Its diagnosis is frequently misleading, however, and thus is often delayed...
  45. ncbi request reprint Combined pancreatic resection and pancreatic duct-navigation surgery for multiple lesions of the pancreas: intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas concomitant with ductal carcinoma of the pancreas
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1830-3. 2008
    ..In addition, we recommend the pancreatic duct-navigation surgery to enable us to prevent injury to the main pancreatic duct, and to dissect at the optimal cutting point of the pancreatic branch duct...
  46. doi request reprint Interleukin-6 expression on the biliary epithelia during inflammation-associated biliary carcinogenesis in bilioenterostomized hamsters
    Tomoo Kitajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 162:54-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of interleukin-6 (IL-6) expression during biliary carcinogenesis in bilioenterostomized hamsters...
  47. doi request reprint Construction of liver tissue in vivo with preparative partial hepatic irradiation and growth stimulus: investigations of less invasive techniques and progenitor cells
    Kensuke Miyazaki
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 185:889-95. 2013
    ..We have conducted experiments that focused on less invasive and clinically applicable techniques and progenitor cells...
  48. doi request reprint Clinical significance of carcinoembryonic antigen in peritoneal lavage from patients with gastric cancer
    Kengo Kanetaka
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Surgery 154:563-72. 2013
    ..We evaluated the clinical significance of pCEA in a large cohort of patients with gastric cancer...
  49. doi request reprint Peritoneal and nodal recurrence 7 years after the excision of a ruptured solid pseudopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas: report of a case
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki Municipal Hospital, 6 39 Shinchi, Nagasaki, 850 8555, Japan
    Surg Today 42:776-80. 2012
    ..A close postoperative follow-up is thus mandatory in all patients with SPN even after a radical resection...
  50. ncbi request reprint The effect of selective neutrophil elastase inhibitor on pancreatic islet yields and functions in rat with hypercytokinemia
    Ono Shinichiro
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Science, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Transplant 16:99-106. 2011
    ..In this study, we used selective neutrophil elastase inhibitor, sivelestat sodium to prevent damage to the islets for transplantation...
  51. doi request reprint Prediction and management of a low-lying costal arch which restricts the operative working space during laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:60-6. 2011
    ..We conducted this study to clarify the factors related to a low-lying costal arch and establish countermeasures to circumvent this characteristic...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effect of zinc on early graft failure following intraportal islet transplantation in rat recipients
    Tatsuya Okamoto
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Sakamoto, Japan
    Ann Transplant 16:114-20. 2011
    ..This study demonstrates the impact of a Zn-rich environment on transplanted islet survival...
  53. doi request reprint Endoscopic transpapillary pancreatic stenting for internal pancreatic fistula with the disruption of the pancreatic ductal system
    Takayuki Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Pancreatology 13:621-4. 2013
    ..Although there have been many reports concerning IPF, the therapy for IPF still remains controversial. We herein report our experiences with endoscopic transpapillary pancreatic stent therapy for IPF and evaluate its validity...
  54. doi request reprint A novel animal model of long-term sustainable anal sphincter dysfunction
    Izumi Yamaguchi
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Surg Res 184:813-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish a novel animal model with long-term sustainable anal sphincter dysfunction...
  55. doi request reprint Gastric rupture with necrosis following acute gastric dilatation: report of a case
    Takehiro Mishima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki Municipal Hospital, 6 39 Shinchi, Nagasaki 850 8555, Japan
    Surg Today 42:997-1000. 2012
    ..We report this case to demonstrate that AGD and subsequent gastric rupture can occur in patients without any underlying disorders and that just a low body mass index is a risk factor for this potentially fatal condition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic carcinoma coexisting with chronic pancreatitis versus tumor-forming pancreatitis: diagnostic utility of the time-signal intensity curve from dynamic contrast-enhanced MR imaging
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:858-65. 2007
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Utility of preoperative dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of the pancreas in diagnosing tumor-forming pancreatitis that mimics pancreatic cancer: report of a case
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Today 40:76-8. 2010
    ..The pancreatic TIC obtained from dynamiccontrast MRI can be helpful to differentiate tumor-forming pancreatitis from pancreatic carcinoma and to avoid any unnecessary major pancreatic surgery...
  58. doi request reprint Radical surgery for advanced pure squamous cell carcinoma of the gallbladder: report of a case
    Akihiko Soyama
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 58:2118-20. 2011
    ..The patient has not developed any signs of recurrence 40 months after the surgery. Although such radical surgery remains challenging, it may lead to a favorable outcome in selected patients with advanced SCC of the gallbladder...
  59. doi request reprint A hybrid method of laparoscopic-assisted open liver resection through a short upper midline laparotomy can be applied for all types of hepatectomies
    Akihiko Soyama
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Endosc 28:203-11. 2014
    ..Although hepatectomy procedures should be designed to provide both curability and safety, minimal invasiveness also should be pursued...
  60. doi request reprint Self-assessment of postoperative scars in living liver donors
    Hajime Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Clin Transplant 27:E605-10. 2013
    ..The application of less invasive techniques for liver surgery in patients undergoing living donor hepatectomy (LDH) has been reported. The objective of this study was to evaluate physical status according to type of incision in donors...
  61. doi request reprint Development of a novel rat model with pancreatic fistula and the prevention of this complication using tissue-engineered myoblast sheets
    Takayuki Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 48:1081-9. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to establish a PF model in rats and to investigate the efficacy of our new method for preventing PF, which utilizes myoblast sheets made using tissue engineering techniques...
  62. pmc Chronological changes in the liver after temporary partial portal venous occlusion
    Koji Hamasaki
    Koji Hamasaki, Susumu Eguchi, Akihiko Soyama, Masaaki Hidaka, Mitsuhisa Takatsuki, Fumihiko Fujita, Kengo Kanetaka, Shigeki Minami, Tamotsu Kuroki, Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 19:5700-5. 2013
    ..To investigate time-dependent changes caused by temporal portal vein obstruction and subsequent reperfusion in the lobe with or without an occluded portal vein...
  63. ncbi request reprint Demonstration of a pancreaticopleural fistula with magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Am J Surg 187:741-2. 2004
  64. ncbi request reprint Acceleration of spontaneous biliary carcinogenesis in hamsters by bilioenterostomy
    Tomoo Kitajima
    Department of Surgery II, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Carcinogenesis 24:133-7. 2003
    ..In conclusion, persistent cholangitis after bilioenterostomy accelerates biliary carcinogenesis through activation of biliary epithelial cell kinetics...
  65. doi request reprint Evaluation of immune function under conversion from Prograf to Advagraf in living donor liver transplantation
    Takayuki Tanaka
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Transplant 18:293-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is not only to analyze the safety and efficacy of conversion from Prograf to Advagraf, but also to evaluate the immune function using the ImmuKnow assay...
  66. ncbi request reprint Solitary recurrence of hilar cholangiocarcinoma in a mediastinal lymph node two years after curative resection
    Yuichiro Ito
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:2243-6. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this case is the first report of solitary recurrence in a mediastinal lymph node after curative resection of hilar cholangiocarcinoma...
  67. doi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic total pancreatectomy for a main duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas
    Amane Kitasato
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Surg Today 41:306-10. 2011
    ..The hand-assisted laparoscopic total pancreatectomy should be considered for the treatment of selected patients because it has various advantages as one type of minimally invasive surgery...
  68. ncbi request reprint Hepatolithiasis and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: carcinogenesis based on molecular mechanisms
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:463-6. 2005
    ..Further study of molecular mechanisms in hepatolithiasis-related intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and the delineation of the influence of the genes involved should lead to our understanding of cholangiocarcinogenesis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Management of chylous leakage after axillary lymph node dissection in a patient undergoing breast surgery
    Masashi Haraguchi
    Department of Surgery, Goto Central Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Breast 15:677-9. 2006
    ..Because the morbidity of a reoperation to the superficial chest wall is low, timely surgical treatment is therefore strongly recommended in cases of high output chylous leakage following a mastectomy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Genetic alterations in gallbladder carcinoma
    Tamotsu Kuroki
    Department of Transplantation and Digestive Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Surg Today 35:101-5. 2005
    ..Further studies of the molecular mechanism in gallbladder carcinoma and the delineation of the genetic influence involved should promote our understanding of gallbladder carcinogenesis...
  71. doi request reprint Clinical images. Gallbladder torsion showing a "whirl sign" on a multidetector computed tomography scan
    Yoshitsugu Tajima
    Department of Surgery, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Am J Surg 197:e9-10. 2009
    ..The patient underwent a cholecystectomy, resulting in a favorable outcome. Therefore, the whirl sign on MDCT imaging can be a key to making a definitive diagnosis of gallbladder torsion...