Atsushi Nanashima


Affiliation: University of Miyazaki
Country: Japan


  1. Nanashima A, Ariizumi S, Yamamoto M. Right anatomical hepatectomy: pioneers, evolution, and the future. Surg Today. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, RAH and related anatomical hepatectomy have been established as treatment methods for 70 years, and the future of RAH includes new concepts, approaches, and techniques to optimize patient safety and disease curability. ..
  2. Nanashima A, Yano K, Tobinaga S. Efficacy of Hepatic Segmental Visualization Using Indocyanine Green Photodynamic Eye Imaging. World J Surg. 2019;43:1308-1312 pubmed publisher
    ..The border between the posterior section and the caudate was identified in two patients. This preliminary study showed ICG-PDE to be a useful tool for clearly determining liver segmentation to estimate the area for resection. ..
  3. Nanashima A, Imamura N, Hiyoshi M, Yano K, Hamada T, Chiyotanda T, et al. A successfully resected case of left trisectionectomy with arterio-portal combined resection for advanced cholangiocarcinoma. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;53:90-95 pubmed publisher
    ..This operation could be achieved by the expert surgeons under precise planning or management. The role of HBP surgeons is to challenge aggressive surgery even for patients with highly advanced local extension of PC. ..
  4. Nanashima A, Imamura N, Hiyoshi M, Yano K, Hamada T, Chiyotanda T, et al. A resected case of hepato-pancreaticoduodenectomy for widely extended cholangiocarcinoma undergoing previous intra-abdominal poly-surgery. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;53:85-89 pubmed publisher
    ..HPB surgeons should adopt an aggressive policy to treat patients who have undergone previous major abdominal surgery. ..
  5. Nanashima A, Tominaga T, Sumida Y, Tobinaga S, Nagayasu T. Indocyanine green identification for tumor infiltration or metastasis originating from hepatocellular carcinoma. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;46:56-61 pubmed publisher
    ..ICG-PDE is a useful tool for detecting the precise tumor location even in extrahepatic tumor lesions, such as metastases or tumor thrombus, which is useful for deciding which parts to resect. ..
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    Nanashima A, Imamura N, Sumida Y, Hiyoshi M, Hamada T, Nagayasu T. Clinicopathological Aspects and Diagnostic Problems in Patients with Intraductal Papillary Neoplasm of the Bile Duct. Anticancer Res. 2018;38:2343-2352 pubmed
    ..01). Although IPNB is currently defined under histological criteria, morphologies were various and disparity in histological diagnosis for IPNB remains problematic when the clinical strategy is contemplated. ..
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    Nanashima A, Izumino H, Sumida Y, Tominaga T, Wakata K, Hidaka S, et al. Relationship Between Urinary 8-hydroxydeoxyguanine (8-OHdG) Levels and Clinicopathological Findings in Hepatobiliary Malignancies. Anticancer Res. 2016;36:3899-903 pubmed
    ..Further studies are necessary to clarify the relationship between node metastasis and oxidative stress as a prognostic marker. ..
  8. Hamada T, Nanashima A, Hiyoshi M, Ikenoue M, Imamura N, Yano K, et al. Curative distal pancreatectomy in patients with acinar cell carcinoma of pancreas diagnosed by endoscopic aspiration via esophago-jejunostomy: A successful case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;42:274-279 pubmed publisher
    ..Curative pancreatectomy was possible in a case of acinar cell carcinoma, a rare pancreatic malignancy, which was diagnosed by preoperative endoscopic FNA diagnosis via esophago-jejunostomy after previous total gastrectomy. ..
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    Murakami G, Nanashima A, Nonaka T, Tominaga T, Wakata K, Sumida Y, et al. Photodynamic Therapy Using Novel Glucose-conjugated Chlorin Increases Apoptosis of Cholangiocellular Carcinoma in Comparison with Talaporfin Sodium. Anticancer Res. 2016;36:4493-501 pubmed
    ..05). The new G-PDT treatment showed a high prevalence of apoptosis and inhibition of tumor growth in treatment of BDC cells. ..

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  1. Nanashima A, Imamura N, Tsuchimochi Y, Hiyoshi M, Fujii Y. Combined resection of aberrant right hepatic artery without anastomosis in panceaticoduodenectomy for pancreatic head cancer: A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016;25:66-70 pubmed publisher
    ..However, improvements in imaging diagnosis and careful management of R0 resection are important. ..
  2. Hamada T, Nanashima A, Yano K, Sumida Y, Hiyoshi M, Imamura N, et al. Significance of a soft-coagulation system with monopolar electrode for hepatectomy: A retrospective two-institution study by propensity analysis. Int J Surg. 2017;45:149-155 pubmed publisher
    ..05). Mild postoperative hepatic thermal injury with VIO was confirmed, and therefore, surgeons should take care when using the VIO system to make frequent wide resected cuts on the surface of the liver. ..
  3. Imamura N, Nanashima A, Hiyoshi M, Fujii Y. Report of two cases of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of duodenal ampulla with contrasting outcomes following pancreaticoduodenectomy according to the use of adjuvant chemotherapy. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;31:132-138 pubmed publisher
    ..In the surgical treatment of LCNEC of the ampulla showing malignant behaviour, an accurate preoperative diagnosis and effective adjuvant chemotherapy after curative resection are necessary for longer survival. ..
  4. Nanashima A, Imamura N, Tsuchimochi Y, Hamada T, Yano K, Hiyoshi M, et al. Horizontal traumatic laceration of the pancreas head: A rare case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;31:119-123 pubmed publisher
    ..Hemorrhagic shock and rare pancreatic head trauma were treated by appropriate intraoperative management. ..
  5. Nanashima A, Nakashima K, Kawakami H, Ashizuka S, Kubota Y. Nursing care management of photodynamic therapy in digestive tract carcinomas at a single cancer center. Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther. 2017;17:221-225 pubmed publisher
    ..We herein report our nursing protocol based on 15 years of experience. Under adequate management, PDT can be safely performed. ..
  6. Nanashima A, Hiyoshi M, Imamura N, Yano K, Hamada T, Wada T, et al. Accompanying role of hepato-biliary-pancreas surgeon in urological surgery. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;41:215-218 pubmed publisher
    ..The role of HBP surgeons is to provide information as a specialist on the operative field for urological or cardiovascular surgery to achieve operative safety. ..
  7. Imamura N, Nanashima A, Tsuchimochi Y, Hamada T, Yano K, Hiyoshi M, et al. Intrahepatic portal vein thrombosis due to postoperative biliary obstruction successfully treated by a partial thrombectomy combined with thrombolytic drug therapy. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;42:20-23 pubmed publisher
    ..This type of complication affects intrahepatic blood flow, particularly via the portal vein. Although immediate re-anastomosis or thrombectomy is applied, organized thrombosis cannot always be surgically removed. ..
  8. Nanashima A, Tominaga T, Nonaka T, Wakata K, Kunizaki M, Tobinaga S, et al. A case of multiple synchronous quadruple cancers of the stomach, sigmoid colon, rectum, and pancreas. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;35:4-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This process was performed by consulting a cancer board, which could be useful as a practice guideline. This patient in whom four tumors were completely resected at the same time and who has had a good clinical course was reported. ..
  9. Tsuchiya K, Nanashima A, Ikeda T, Minami S, Nagano M, Hamada T, et al. A case of concomitant colitic cancer and intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma during follow-up for ulcerative colitis. Clin J Gastroenterol. 2017;10:157-162 pubmed publisher
    ..Adjuvant chemotherapy for ICC was performed for 6 months. Neither cancer has recurred for 2.5 years after hepatectomy. Patients with PSC concomitant with UC should be considered a high-risk group for CAC and ICC. ..