Yasuhiko Sugawara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tumor angiogenesis in gallbladder carcinoma
    Y Sugawara
    Second Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:1682-6. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Duct-to-duct biliary reconstruction for living donor liver transplantation: experience of 92 cases
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 35:2981-2. 2003
  3. pmc Impact of donor and recipient single nucleotide polymorphisms of IL28B rs8099917 in living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis C
    Nobuhiro Harada
    Division of Artificial Organ and Transplantation, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e90462. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Preemptive antiviral treatment for hepatitis C virus after living donor liver transplantation
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 44:791-3. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tokyo University series
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Dis 25:310-2. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of previous multiple portoenterostomies on living donor liver transplantation for biliary atresia
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Liver Transplant Team, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:192-4. 2004
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation: present status and recent advances
    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
    Br Med Bull 75:15-28. 2005
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Prediction of hepatic artery thrombosis by protocol Doppler ultrasonography in pediatric living donor liver transplantation
    J Kaneko
    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
    Abdom Imaging 29:603-5. 2004

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Tumor angiogenesis in gallbladder carcinoma
    Y Sugawara
    Second Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 46:1682-6. 1999
    ..Although the microvessel count in some kinds of solid tumor was shown to correlate with clinical outcome, little is known about its significance in gallbladder carcinoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Duct-to-duct biliary reconstruction for living donor liver transplantation: experience of 92 cases
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 35:2981-2. 2003
    ..Of these, 20 patients required surgical revision. The results suggest that duct-to-duct reconstruction provides satisfactory results, although long-term observation will be necessary...
  3. pmc Impact of donor and recipient single nucleotide polymorphisms of IL28B rs8099917 in living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis C
    Nobuhiro Harada
    Division of Artificial Organ and Transplantation, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e90462. 2014
    ..When virologic response to treatment was incorporated into analysis, the impact of IL28B polymorphism on virological clearance remained relative to other factors and was not significantly independent. ..
  4. doi request reprint Preemptive antiviral treatment for hepatitis C virus after living donor liver transplantation
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 44:791-3. 2012
    ..Since most LDLT cases are performed in a planned manner at a lower Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) score compared to DDLT, we have aggressively applied preemptive INF/RBV in our series...
  5. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tokyo University series
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Dis 25:310-2. 2007
    ..Our institutional guideline for HCC in LDLT has been up to 5 nodules with a maximum diameter of 5 cm (5-5 rule)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Impact of previous multiple portoenterostomies on living donor liver transplantation for biliary atresia
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Liver Transplant Team, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:192-4. 2004
    ..The present study examined the impact of portoenterostomy on the morbidity and mortality of patients who later underwent living donor liver transplantation for biliary atresia...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation: present status and recent advances
    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
    Br Med Bull 75:15-28. 2005
    ..This review focuses on recent trends and surgical techniques for LDLT...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prediction of hepatic artery thrombosis by protocol Doppler ultrasonography in pediatric living donor liver transplantation
    J Kaneko
    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
    Abdom Imaging 29:603-5. 2004
    ..RI during the first 2 weeks after LDLT is a sensitive predictor for HAT. Thrombectomy and reanastomosis should be considered when RI values are less than 0.6 in Doppler US...
  11. ncbi request reprint Advances in adult living donor liver transplantation: a review based on reports from the 10th anniversary of the adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation meeting in Tokyo
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:715-20. 2004
    ..On February 21, 2004, the 10(th) anniversary of the adult-to-adult LDLT meeting was held in Tokyo to review the accumulated experience and the presented information is summarized...
  12. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation to patients with hepatitis C virus cirrhosis
    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
    World J Gastroenterol 12:4461-5. 2006
    ..The antivirus strategy after transplantation, however, is currently under debate. Recent updates on the clinical and therapeutic aspects of living donor liver transplantation for HCV are discussed in the present review...
  13. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for patients with hepatitis C virus cirrhosis: Tokyo experience
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:S122-4. 2005
    ..The present preemptive antiviral protocol after living donor liver transplantation is safe and warrants a controlled study to confirm its benefit on graft survival...
  14. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for end-stage hepatitis C
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 36:1481-2. 2004
    ..Preemptive antiviral therapy after transplantation may be necessary for satisfactory results after living donor liver transplantation...
  15. ncbi request reprint Preemptive therapy for hepatitis C virus after living-donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 78:1308-11. 2004
    ..Preliminary results, however, indicate that LDLT might be disadvantageous for patients positive for hepatitis C virus (HCV)...
  16. doi request reprint Positive lymphocytotoxic crossmatch does not adversely affect survival 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, Japan
    Dig Surg 26:482-6. 2009
    ..The influence of lymphocytotoxic crossmatch on survival or acute rejection in liver transplantation remains controversial. Data regarding graft survival and acute rejection of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) are limited...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acute rejection in pediatric living related liver transplantation: the impact of HLA matching
    Y Sugawara
    Liver Transplantation Team, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 7:769-73. 2001
    ..004) had a significantly lower chance of rejection within 6 weeks after LRLT. Our results show that in LRLT, a graft from an HLA-A zero-mismatched donor may be advantageous because it provides a lower chance of early acute rejection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Liver transplantation from situs inversus to situs inversus
    Y Sugawara
    Liver Transplant Team, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 7:829-30. 2001
    ..This case was particularly rare because the donor also had situs inversus, which made the present procedure more feasible...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. ncbi request reprint Correlation between optimal tacrolimus doses and the graft weight in living donor liver transplantation
    Y Sugawara
    Liver Transplant Team, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 16:102-6. 2002
    ..02 x GW/SLV ratio - 0.4. Simple regression analysis revealed a significant correlation between the actual and calculated ID and SD values (p < 0.0001). Initial duration and SD can be estimated from equations using the GW/SLV ratio...
  23. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for fulminant hepatic failure
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 34:3287-8. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Anticoagulant therapy against hepatic artery thrombosis in living donor liver transplantation
    Y Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplant Proc 34:3325-6. 2002
  25. 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...
  26. ncbi request reprint Small-for-size graft problems in adult-to-adult living-donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 75:S20-2. 2003
    ..Right hepatectomy, however, increases the extent of the donor operation and raises an important ethical issue in LDLT. Patients who truly need a right liver graft should be carefully selected using evidence-based criteria...
  27. ncbi request reprint Positive T lymphocytotoxic cross-match in living donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 9:1062-6. 2003
    ..T lymphocytotoxic cross-match-positive grafts had no influence on patient survival (79% versus 90% at 3 years, P =.91). The results show that a positive cross-match graft should not be considered a contraindication for LDLT...
  28. ncbi request reprint Arterial anatomy unsuitable for a right liver donation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 9:1116-7. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Safe bile duct division in right lateral sector graft
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:170-2. 2005
    ..The authors report their surgical techniques for bile duct division in RLS graft harvest...
  30. pmc Giant liver hemangioma resected by trisectorectomy after efficient volume reduction by transcatheter arterial embolization: a case report
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    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
    J Med Case Reports 4:283. 2010
    ..Here, we present the case of a giant hemangioma, which was, to the best of our knowledge, one of the largest ever reported...
  31. pmc Left hepatic trisectionectomy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma presenting with an aberrant biliary duct of segment 5: a case report
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    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
    J Med Case Reports 4:250. 2010
    ..Here, we report the case of a left hepatic trisectionectomy for hilar cholangiocarcinoma with a rare aberrant biliary duct of segment 5, which, to the best of our knowledge, has never been reported in previous literature...
  32. 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
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. doi request reprint One-stage hepatectomy following portal vein embolization for colorectal liver metastasis
    Suguru Yamashita
    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
    World J Surg 37:622-8. 2013
    ..Although portal vein embolization (PVE) has been applied for surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases (CLM), the clinical usefulness of liver surgery following PVE for CLM remains unknown...
  42. 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...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hepatic artery reconstruction with double-needle microsuture in living-donor liver transplantation
    Mutsumi Okazaki
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:46-50. 2006
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Extent of hepatectomy on splenic hypertrophy and platelet count in live liver donors
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 20:234-8. 2006
    ..32-9.04; p = 0.01] and the ratio of the platelet count decrease (adjusted OR, 11.6; 95% CI, 1.40-8.33; p = 0.01). Larger graft procurement might place living liver donors at higher risk for post-operative thrombocytopenia...
  45. ncbi request reprint Low hepatitis C viral load predicts better long-term outcomes in patients undergoing resection of hepatocellular carcinoma irrespective of serologic eradication of hepatitis C virus
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 31:766-73. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the impact of HCV viral load on surgical outcomes. The study objective was to investigate clinical significance of HCV viral load on long-term outcomes of HCC...
  46. ncbi request reprint Splenectomy and preemptive interferon therapy for hepatitis C patients after living-donor liver transplantation
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 19:769-72. 2005
    ..The results of the preliminary study warrant a randomized control trial to examine the feasibility of splenectomy and preemptive viral therapy during liver transplantation for hepatitis C...
  47. doi request reprint Noninvasive estimation of hepatic steatosis in living liver donors: usefulness of visceral fat area measurement
    Noriyo Yamashiki
    Organ Transplantation Service, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 88:575-81. 2009
    ..To define clinico-pathological correlation, we reviewed our criteria for liver biopsy and examined the use of visceral fat area (VFA) estimation by computed tomography image...
  48. pmc Morphometric analysis of caudate veins for advanced liver surgery
    Nobuyuki Takemura
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 12:619-24. 2010
    ..Precise information on these veins is essential for the safe dissection of the caudate lobe from the IVC in advanced liver surgery...
  49. doi request reprint Further study of anti-ICOS immunotherapy for rat cardiac allograft rejection
    Xuan Chao Pan
    Department of Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Today 38:815-25. 2008
    ..To study the effect of B7-CD28 costimulatory signal blockade by adenovirus-mediated cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 immunoglobulin (AdCTLA-4Ig) on cardiac allograft survival in DA (RT1(a)) to LEW (Lewis RT1(l)) rat combinations...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cholestatic hepatitis due to hepatitis C virus after a living donor liver transplantation
    Junichi Kaneko
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:243-4. 2004
    ..The present results indicate that a rapid development of graft failure can occur in spite of preemptive antiviral therapy after living donor liver transplantation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Identification of gene expression profile in tolerizing murine cardiac allograft by costimulatory blockade
    Yuichi Matsui
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Physiol Genomics 15:199-208. 2003
    ..These results provide evidence that immunologic tolerance can be induced and maintained in the presence of prominent pro-inflammatory gene expression in vivo...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. doi request reprint Usefulness of contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound using Sonazoid in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Junichi Arita
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 254:992-9. 2011
    ..To assess the usefulness of contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound (CE-IOUS) using Sonazoid (gaseous perflubutane) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  56. ncbi request reprint Sharing the middle hepatic vein between donor and recipient: left liver graft procurement preserving a large segment VIII branch in donor
    Yoji Kishi
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:1208-12. 2004
    ..In conclusion, V8 preservation in donors who underwent left liver resection led to satisfactory regeneration both of the right paramedian and lateral sectors and can minimize congestion in remnant liver...
  57. ncbi request reprint Correlation between drainage area volume of middle hepatic vein and liver function
    Junichi Kaneko
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:866-8. 2005
    ..The area in which outflow veins are disrupted becomes congested, and does not sufficiently regenerate...
  58. ncbi request reprint Refractory acute rejection in a living related liver transplantation
    Tomoaki Noritomi
    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
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:2192-3. 2003
    ..Deterioration of graft function, however, was not prevented, resulting in graft and patient loss. Graft lost due to refractory acute rejection could also occur in living related liver transplantation, although it should be rare...
  59. doi request reprint Pre-emptive antiviral therapy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis C: observation based on a single-center experience
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 23:580-8. 2010
    ..In LDLT for HCV, pre-emptive IFN-RBV-based treatment with the application of no-stopping approach is feasible and effective...
  60. ncbi request reprint Sialoglycoconjugate expression in primary colorectal cancer and metastatic lymph node tissues
    Yoshinori Inagaki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:53-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the clinicopathological significance of sialylation in colorectal cancer, we performed histochemical analyses using sialic acid-binding lectins...
  61. 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)...
  62. 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
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Short hepatic vein reconstruction in biliary atresia patients with absent inferior vena cava
    Ender Dulundu
    Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 21:13-7. 2007
    ..Both of the patients survived the operation with satisfactory graft function. A hemi-liver graft with short hepatic veins can be used for patients with biliary atresia with inferior vena cava agenesia using the current technique...
  64. 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...
  65. ncbi request reprint KL-6 mucin is a useful immunohistochemical marker for cholangiocarcinoma
    Wei Tang
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Oncol Rep 17:737-41. 2007
    ..In addition, the high selectivity of KL-6 for cholangiocallular tissue may help to provide information for deciding the clinical strategy in cHCC-CC patients...
  66. 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...
  67. 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
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