Manabu Yasuda

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Affiliation: University of Occupational and Environmental Health
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Results of a surgical resection for patients with thymic carcinoma
    M Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Scand J Surg 100:159-63. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes as a potential source of identifying tumor antigen in human lung cancer
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Cancer Res 62:1751-6. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of patients with stenosis of the central airway due to tracheal tumours
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian J Surg 33:212-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification of a tumour associated antigen in lung cancer patients with asbestos exposure
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555 Japan
    Anticancer Res 30:2631-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Antigens recognized by IgG derived from tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes in human lung cancer
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:3607-11. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Congenital tracheoesophageal fistula in an elderly patient with thoracic empyema
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 57:622-4. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of IgG produced by tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes on lung tumor growth
    Makiko Mizukami
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:1827-31. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous cellular and humoral immune response against mutated p53 in a patient with lung cancer
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Immunol 172:4844-50. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of tumor associated antigens recognized by IgG from tumor-infiltrating B cells of lung cancer: correlation between Ab titer of the patient's sera and the clinical course
    Makiko Mizukami
    Department of Surgery II, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka 1 1, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:882-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Identification of HLA-A24 restricted shared antigen recognized by autologous cytotoxic T lymphocytes from a patient with large cell carcinoma of the lung
    Masakazu Sugaya
    The Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Cancer 120:1055-62. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Results of a surgical resection for patients with thymic carcinoma
    M Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Scand J Surg 100:159-63. 2011
    ..This study investigated the clinical features of patients with complete resection of thymic carcinoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes as a potential source of identifying tumor antigen in human lung cancer
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    Cancer Res 62:1751-6. 2002
    ..Our approach using TIB may allow the identification of key antigens in the humoral cancer-related immune system...
  3. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of patients with stenosis of the central airway due to tracheal tumours
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian J Surg 33:212-7. 2010
    ..Surgical resection of malignant tracheal tumours is recommended not only for curative purposes, but also for reduction of the risk of smothering...
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification of a tumour associated antigen in lung cancer patients with asbestos exposure
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555 Japan
    Anticancer Res 30:2631-9. 2010
    ..This study analysed the humoral immune response in asbestos exposed lung cancer patients to identify new surrogate markers of the carcinogenic risk in populations exposed to asbestos. Methods and..
  5. ncbi request reprint Antigens recognized by IgG derived from tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes in human lung cancer
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:3607-11. 2006
    ..Lung cancer tissues are often infiltrated by B lymphocytes, but it is not clear whether these infiltrations represent tumor-specific immune response or a nonspecific reaction...
  6. doi request reprint Congenital tracheoesophageal fistula in an elderly patient with thoracic empyema
    Manabu Yasuda
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 57:622-4. 2009
    ..Following tube drainage of the left thoracic empyema, transection of the fistula was performed. The postoperative course was uneventful, and she is doing well at 1 year after surgery without recurrence of the symptoms...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of IgG produced by tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes on lung tumor growth
    Makiko Mizukami
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:1827-31. 2006
    ..Tumor-infiltrating B lymphocytes (TIB) are often observed in lung cancer. The role of TIB in tumor growth has not been well investigated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous cellular and humoral immune response against mutated p53 in a patient with lung cancer
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Immunol 172:4844-50. 2004
    ..This approach may allow us to better understand the mechanisms of T and B cell immunity against the same tumor Ag in cancer patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Identification of tumor associated antigens recognized by IgG from tumor-infiltrating B cells of lung cancer: correlation between Ab titer of the patient's sera and the clinical course
    Makiko Mizukami
    Department of Surgery II, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka 1 1, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Cancer Sci 96:882-8. 2005
    ..Our results suggest that TIB recognized tumor antigens and the antibody titers against these antigens were changed along with the patient's clinical course. Therefore, these antibodies could be used as tumor markers for the patient...
  10. ncbi request reprint Identification of HLA-A24 restricted shared antigen recognized by autologous cytotoxic T lymphocytes from a patient with large cell carcinoma of the lung
    Masakazu Sugaya
    The Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Int J Cancer 120:1055-62. 2007
    ..This peptide is therefore considered to be potentially useful for performing specific immunotherapy in a significant proportion of lung cancer patients bearing HLA-A24...
  11. doi request reprint Malignant mesothelioma-associated antigens recognized by tumor-infiltrating B cells and the clinical significance of the antibody titers
    Yoshiki Shigematsu
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:1326-34. 2009
    ..The titers of the antibodies against Gene-X and THBS-2 could be used as tumor markers for the diagnosis and follow up of patients with MPM...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antitumor effect of antibody against a SEREX-defined antigen (UOEH-LC-1) on lung cancer xenotransplanted into severe combined immunodeficiency mice
    Makiko Mizukami
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cancer Res 67:8351-7. 2007
    ..Complement-dependent cytotoxicity was one of the mechanisms to suppress the tumor growth. These results suggest that the antibody against UOEH-LC-1 therefore seems to have a promising therapeutic potential as a treatment for lung cancer...
  13. doi request reprint Effects of hyaluronic acid and CD44 interaction on the proliferation and invasiveness of malignant pleural mesothelioma
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    Tumour Biol 33:2135-41. 2012
    ..HA-CD44 binding is important for the migration and proliferation of mesothelioma cells. Therefore, the HA-CD44 interaction is a potentially useful therapeutic target in MPM...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical significance of cancer/testis antigens expression in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Yoshiki Shigematsu
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Lung Cancer 68:105-10. 2010
    ..0037). Expression of MAGE-A3, NY-ESO-1 or KK-LC-1 did not affect survival of patients with NSCLC significantly, however, expression of at least one of such CT antigens negatively affect survival of patients with NSCLC (p=0.045)...
  15. doi request reprint Identification of ribosomal protein L19 as a novel tumor antigen recognized by autologous cytotoxic T lymphocytes in lung adenocarcinoma
    Koji Kuroda
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cancer Sci 101:46-53. 2010
    ..These results may indicate that RPL19 is a novel overexpressed antigen which may therefore be a useful candidate as a target for specific immunotherapy...
  16. doi request reprint Results of surgical resection for patients with large cell carcinoma of the lung
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    Int J Surg 8:391-4. 2010
    ..The clinical features of large cell carcinoma (LCC) of the lung have remained unclear due to the low incidence of the disease. This study investigated the clinicopathological features and the surgical outcome in patients with LCC...
  17. doi request reprint Significance of Smoking as a Postoperative Prognostic Factor in Patients with Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 3:1127-32. 2008
    ..In this study, we investigated the influence of smoking on the postoperative prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Sleeve lobectomy for patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    Int J Surg 8:39-43. 2010
    ..We investigated the clinico-pathological features and treatment responses of lung cancer patients who underwent sleeve lobectomy in our department...
  19. ncbi request reprint Postoperative prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer according to the method of initial detection
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 2:907-11. 2007
    ..In this study, we investigated the difference in the surgical results of non-small cell lung cancer according to the method of initial detection...
  20. doi request reprint Clinical significance of HLA class I alleles on postoperative prognosis of lung cancer patients in Japan
    Yoshika Nagata
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka 807 8555, Japan
    Lung Cancer 65:91-7. 2009
    ..We previously reported the correlation between HLA alleles and the postoperative prognosis of 204 patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The present study was based on 695 patients with NSCLC to confirm these correlations...
  21. doi request reprint Prognostic implications of human leukocyte antigen class I expression in patients who underwent surgical resection for non-small-cell lung cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Surg Res 181:e57-63. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to clarify the prognostic significance of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I expression in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer who underwent complete surgical resection...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical treatment for chest wall invasion due to the local recurrence of breast cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Breast Cancer 15:298-302. 2008
    ..In this study, we investigated the surgical results for chest wall invasion of local recurrence of breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint A point mutation in the NFYC gene generates an antigenic peptide recognized by autologous cytolytic T lymphocytes on a human squamous cell lung carcinoma
    Mitsuhiro Takenoyama
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Int J Cancer 118:1992-7. 2006
    ..These results strengthened the notion that unique tumor-specific antigens are highly represented not only in melanoma but also in other types of tumors, like nonsmall cell lung cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Time trends of surgical outcome in patients with non-small cell lung cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 5:825-9. 2010
    ..A surgical resection is a potentially curative treatment for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). This study investigated the time trends of the surgical outcome in patients with NSCLC...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tumor specific expression of survivin-2B in lung cancer as a novel target of immunotherapy
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iseigaoka 1 1, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Lung Cancer 48:281-9. 2005
    ..Furthermore, survivin-2B includes the epitope peptide (survivin-2B(80-88)) which is capable of binding to HLA-A24. In this study, we evaluated whether survivin-2B could be a novel vaccine target against lung cancer...
  26. doi request reprint Prospective phase II study of gefitinib in non-small cell lung cancer with epidermal growth factor receptor gene mutations
    Kenji Sugio
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Lung Cancer 64:314-8. 2009
    ..This study prospectively assessed the efficacy of gefitinib and the survival benefit for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations...
  27. ncbi request reprint Gender difference as a prognostic factor in patients undergoing resection of non-small cell lung cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    Surg Today 37:546-51. 2007
    ..We studied the effects of gender difference on the incidence of lung cancer and its mortality rate, which is a subject of much discussion...
  28. doi request reprint Serum level of osteopontin as a prognostic factor in patients who underwent surgical resection for non-small-cell lung cancer
    Masaru Takenaka
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Clin Lung Cancer 14:288-94. 2013
    ..This study focused on the clinical significance of preoperative serum level of OPN in NSCLC patients who underwent a complete resection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Survival and prognostic factors of surgically resected T4 non-small cell lung cancer
    Toshihiro Osaki
    Department of Surgery II, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 75:1745-51; discussion 1751. 2003
    ..We retrospectively analyzed the survival of patients with surgically resected T4 NSCLC to evaluate the evidence for prognostic implications according to the subgroups of T4 category, nodal status, and resection completeness...
  30. ncbi request reprint Primary pulmonary collision cancer consisting of large cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma
    Shoji Nakata
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:340-2. 2005
    ..This case is the first report of a primary pulmonary collision tumor consisting of large cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma...
  31. doi request reprint Results of surgical resection for patients with thymoma according to World Health Organization histology and Masaoka staging
    Shinji Shinohara
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian J Surg 35:144-8. 2012
    ..Thymomas are relatively rare tumors. In this study, we investigated the clinical features of patients who underwent surgical resection for thymoma...
  32. ncbi request reprint Pleural lavage cytology immediately after thoracotomy in patients with completely resected non-small cell lung cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu 807, Japan
    Int Surg 96:171-5. 2011
    ..The positive finding in PLC showed a tendency of an unfavorable prognosis for NSCLC patents following complete resection. Further clinical studies will be necessary to evaluate the efficacy of adjuvant therapy for PLC-positive patients...
  33. doi request reprint Antitumor activity of human γδ T cells transducted with CD8 and with T-cell receptors of tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cancer Sci 103:1414-9. 2012
    ..The TCRαβ gene transduction into γδ T cells is a promising strategy for developing new adoptive immunotherapy...
  34. doi request reprint Differences in sensitivity to tumor-specific CTLs between primary and metastatic esophageal cancer cell lines derived from the same patient
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Surg Today 42:272-9. 2012
    ..We examined the expression patterns of these molecules in both primary and metastatic esophageal carcinoma cells from the same patient and evaluated the cellular immune responses against these cells...
  35. ncbi request reprint Immunosuppressive effect of regulatory T lymphocytes in lung cancer, with special reference to their effects on the induction of autologous tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes
    Yoshiki Shigematsu
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Yahatanishi 807 8555, Japan
    Oncol Lett 4:625-630. 2012
    ..Tregs were found at a higher frequency in the TILs and RLNLs than in the PBLs in lung cancer patients. Since Tregs inhibited the induction of CTLs, the depletion of Tregs may represent a new therapeutic strategy for lung cancer patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pleomorphic carcinoma: report of a case with massive pleural effusion and asbestos particles
    Tsunehiro Oyama
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 9:126-9. 2003
    ..Numerous asbestos particles were found in the left lower lobe. This is the first reported case of PC which may have been caused by asbestos particles. Further investigation is needed into whether asbestos exposure causes PC...
  37. doi request reprint Clinicopathological characteristics of invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian J Surg 32:76-80. 2009
    ..The clinical features of invasive lobular carcinoma (ILC) of the breast have remained unclear due to the rarity of such cases. This study investigated the clinical and pathological features of ILC...
  38. doi request reprint Surgical resection for patients with mucinous bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
    Souichi Oka
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian J Surg 33:89-93. 2010
    ..This study investigated the clinicopathological features and the surgical outcome in patients with mucinous BAC...
  39. ncbi request reprint Establishment of an immortalized T-cell line from lung cancer tissue: phenotypic and functional analyses
    Satoru Imahayashi
    Second Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyusyu 807 8555, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 7:38-44. 2002
    ..In this study, we analyzed the phenotypic and functional characteristics of TIL, using an immortalized cell line prepared by cotransfection of human c-myc and c-Ha-ras...
  40. doi request reprint Results of surgical treatment for patients with small cell lung cancer
    Takeshi Hanagiri
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Thorac Oncol 4:964-8. 2009
    ..This study investigated the clinical features and the postoperative prognosis in patients with small cell lung cancer (SCLC)...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Results of surgical resection for patients with pulmonary cryptococcosis]
    Masaru Takenaka
    Second Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
    J UOEH 32:237-43. 2010
    ..All of the patients in the current series showed a good outcome without any relapse including cryptococcal meningitis after a surgical resection...
  42. doi request reprint Carcinoid tumors of the lung: a report of 11 cases
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Department of Chest Surgery, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Asian J Surg 36:116-20. 2013
    ..Carcinoid tumors of the lung are rare, and account for 1% of all primary tumors of the lung. This study was undertaken to investigate the histological characteristics and clinical behavior of carcinoid tumors of the lung...
  43. ncbi request reprint Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica occurring in a subsegmental bronchus and causing obstructive pneumonia
    Yoshiki Shigematsu
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 80:1936-8. 2005
    ..We treated the patient for tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica, which caused segmental obstructive pneumonia that proved to be difficult to accurately diagnose before surgery...
  44. ncbi request reprint Establishment of 15 cancer cell lines from patients with lung cancer and the potential tools for immunotherapy
    Masakazu Sugaya
    Second Department of Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Chest 122:282-8. 2002
    ..In order to resolve these difficulties, we tried to establish and characterize lung cancer cell lines as useful tools for the analysis of tumor-specific immune responses in patients with lung cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint A case-case study comparing the usefulness of serum trace elements (Cu, Zn and Se) and tumor markers (CEA, SCC and SLX) in non-small cell lung cancer patients
    Tsunehiro Oyama
    Departments of Environmental Health and Surgery II, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:605-12. 2003
    ..Cu and Zn in serum are storable and the determination of Cu/Zn level is so simple and inexpensive that it can be helpful in determining clinical stages and predicting the prognoses of NSCLC patients...
  46. doi request reprint Pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Department of Chest Surgery, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, 2 1 1 Bashaku, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 0077, Japan
    Surg Today 42:830-4. 2012
    ..To assess the mortality, complications and major morbidity of pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and to establish the importance of various prognostic factors...
  47. doi request reprint Primary pulmonary Ewing's sarcoma: report of a case
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Department of Chest Surgery and Pathology, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, 2 1 1 Bashaku, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 0077, Japan
    Surg Today 42:812-5. 2012
    ..The patient was treated with chemotherapy after the operation because Ewing's sarcoma is an aggressive neoplasm. The patient has had no recurrent disease for 6 months after the operation...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Chest wall reconstruction with rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap for sternum osteomyelitis after radiation]
    Yasuhiro Chikaishi
    Department of Chest Surgery, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 65:209-12. 2012
    ..Sixteen days later, reconstruction using a rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap was performed. Twenty months after the operation, she is well without any evidence of recurrence...
  49. doi request reprint Analysis of the surgical treatment for superior sulcus tumors
    Yoshinobu Ichiki
    Department of Chest Surgery, Kitakyushu Municipal Medical Center, 2 1 1 Bashaku, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 0077, Japan
    Surg Today 43:1419-24. 2013
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the mortality, complication, and major morbidity rates of surgical treatment for superior sulcus tumors (SSTs), and to estimate the significance of prognostic factors...
  50. ncbi request reprint Hepatocyte growth factor enhances adhesion of breast cancer cells to endothelial cells in vitro through up-regulation of CD44
    Shinichiro Mine
    The First Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahata Nishi, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Exp Cell Res 288:189-97. 2003
    ..These results suggest that CD44 may confer the metastatic properties of breast cancer cells and, therefore, could be used as a target in future molecular cancer therapy...
  51. ncbi request reprint beta1 integrin-mediated signaling induces intercellular adhesion molecule 1 and Fas on rheumatoid synovial cells and Fas-mediated apoptosis
    Shingo Nakayamada
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1239-48. 2003
    ..However, the relevance of beta1 integrin to inflammatory processes in RA remains unclear. We examined the role of beta1 integrin-mediated signaling in RA...