M Inamori

Summary

Affiliation: Yokohama City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Postpyloric decompression tube placement through a gastrostomy for malignant bowel obstruction
    Yusuke Kurita
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 6:217. 2013
  2. pmc Early effect of oral administration of omeprazole with mosapride as compared with those of omeprazole alone on the intragastric pH
    Hiroshi Iida
    Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:25. 2012
  3. pmc Penetration of the sigmoid colon to the posterior uterine wall secondary to diverticulitis: a case report
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 3:8957. 2009
  4. pmc Outcomes and factors influencing survival in cirrhotic cases with spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multicenter study
    Hiroyuki Kirikoshi
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:29. 2009
  5. pmc Macroscopic extent of gastric mucosal atrophy: increased risk factor for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Japan
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:34. 2009
  6. pmc Visceral obesity and the risk of Barrett's esophagus in Japanese patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:56. 2009
  7. pmc Plasma Pentraxin3 is a novel marker for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:53. 2008
  8. pmc Alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of erosive esophagitis and Barrett's epithelium in Japanese men
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:58. 2008
  9. pmc Association between PPARGC1A polymorphisms and the occurrence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:27. 2008
  10. pmc Early effects of oral administration of lafutidine with mosapride compared with lafutidine alone on intragastric pH values
    Hiroshi Iida
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:52. 2009

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  1. pmc Postpyloric decompression tube placement through a gastrostomy for malignant bowel obstruction
    Yusuke Kurita
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 6:217. 2013
    ..Malignant bowel obstruction affect a patient's quality of life, but, management of MBO is controversial...
  2. pmc Early effect of oral administration of omeprazole with mosapride as compared with those of omeprazole alone on the intragastric pH
    Hiroshi Iida
    Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:25. 2012
    ..The aim of our study was to comparatively investigate the inhibitory effect on gastric acid secretion of a single oral administration of omeprazole plus mosapride with that of omeprazole alone...
  3. pmc Penetration of the sigmoid colon to the posterior uterine wall secondary to diverticulitis: a case report
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 3:8957. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION : This is a rare case report of penetration of the sigmoid colon to the posterior uterine wall secondary to diverticulitis...
  4. pmc Outcomes and factors influencing survival in cirrhotic cases with spontaneous rupture of hepatocellular carcinoma: a multicenter study
    Hiroyuki Kirikoshi
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:29. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the factors influencing prognosis in cases of spontaneously ruptured HCC and to investigate the outcomes of the treatments employed, especially transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE)...
  5. pmc Macroscopic extent of gastric mucosal atrophy: increased risk factor for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Japan
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:34. 2009
    ..pylori infection...
  6. pmc Visceral obesity and the risk of Barrett's esophagus in Japanese patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:56. 2009
    ..The association between obesity and the risk of Barrett's esophagus (BE) is unclear. Furthermore, the association between visceral obesity and the risk of BE is entirely unknown...
  7. pmc Plasma Pentraxin3 is a novel marker for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH)
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:53. 2008
    ..However it has remained difficult to differentiate between NASH and non-progressive NAFLD on the basis of the clinical findings alone...
  8. pmc Alcohol consumption is associated with an increased risk of erosive esophagitis and Barrett's epithelium in Japanese men
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:58. 2008
    ..We examined the association between alcohol consumption and erosive esophagitis and Barrett's epithelium in Japanese men...
  9. pmc Association between PPARGC1A polymorphisms and the occurrence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:27. 2008
    ....
  10. pmc Early effects of oral administration of lafutidine with mosapride compared with lafutidine alone on intragastric pH values
    Hiroshi Iida
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:52. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the inhibitory effects on gastric acid secretion after a single oral administrations of lafutidine, is a newly synthesized H2-receptor antagonist, with mosapride 5 mg or lafutidine alone...
  11. pmc Rebleeding rate after interventional therapy directed by capsule endoscopy in patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Hiroki Endo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 8:12. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the follow-up results of patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding to determine which management strategies after capsule endoscopy reduced rebleeding...
  12. ncbi request reprint The histamine H2 receptor antagonist lafutidine in Japanese patients with non-erosive reflux disease
    Masahiko Inamori
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:1430-4. 2010
    ..This study aims to investigate whether histamine H2-receptor antagonists are sufficient to treat nonerosive reflux disease in Japanese patients. The efficacy of lafutidine in Japanese nonerosive reflux disease patients was studied...
  13. pmc Endoscopic therapy using an endoscopic variceal ligation for minute cancer of the esophagogastric junction complicated with esophageal varices: a case report
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 4:149. 2010
    ..Standard endoscopic mucosal resection or endoscopic submucosal dissection is a procedure for patients with minute cancers, complicated with esophageal varices that puts them at high risk of bleeding...
  14. ncbi request reprint mRNA expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase, endothelial nitric oxide synthase and vascular endothelial growth factor in esophageal mucosa biopsy specimens from patients with reflux esophagitis
    Masahiko Inamori
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:361-5. 2006
    ..Since vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) exerts its action on microcirculation, contributing to angiogenesis and inflammation, we examined the role of VEGF together with iNOS and eNOS on development of reflux esophagitis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of Japanese reflux esophagitis patients as determined by Los Angeles classification
    Masahiko Inamori
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:172-6. 2003
    ..Recent studies have shown that the number of patients with reflux esophagitis is increasing in Japan, but the prevalence and risk factors associated with reflux esophagitis in Japanese patients are not well defined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the effect on intragastric pH of a single dose of omeprazole or rabeprazole: which is suitable for on-demand therapy?
    Masahiko Inamori
    The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:1034-8. 2003
    ..However, assessment of the onset of action of proton pump inhibitors has been largely subjective. We compared the inhibitory effect on gastric acid secretion of a single oral dose of omeprazole with that of rabeprazole...
  17. ncbi request reprint Severe ulceration of the stomach after endoscopic injection sclerotherapy
    M Inamori
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Endoscopy 35:1082. 2003
  18. doi request reprint Aperitif effects on gastric emptying: a crossover study using continuous real-time 13C breath test (BreathID System)
    M Inamori
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 54:816-8. 2009
    ..Gastric emptying was significantly delayed in the aperitif group as compared with the control group. This study revealed that even a small amount of alcohol such as an aperitif may contribute to delayed gastric emptying...
  19. pmc Solitary Peutz-Jeghers type hamartomatous polyps in the duodenum are not always associated with a low risk of cancer: two case reports
    Yusuke Sekino
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura Kanazawa ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 5:240. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  20. pmc Levovist ultrasonography imaging in intracystic hemorrhage of simple liver cyst
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:805-7. 2008
    ..The patient had an uneventful recovery after the surgery. Levovist US may play an important role in discrimination between intracystic hemorrhage of simple hepatic cysts and cystadenocarcinoma of the liver...
  21. doi request reprint Association between phospholipids and free cholesterol in high-density lipoprotein and the response to hepatitis C treatment in Japanese with genotype 1b
    H Mawatari
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 17:859-65. 2010
    ..Higher serum phospholipid and FC concentrations in the HDL subclasses were predictive of a failure to respond in patients with genotype 1b...
  22. doi request reprint Involvement of JNK pathway in the promotion of the early stage of colorectal carcinogenesis under high-fat dietary conditions
    H Endo
    3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Gut 58:1637-43. 2009
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Sclerosant extravasation following endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for bleeding gastric varices
    K Akimoto
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:E242. 2007
  24. doi request reprint Risk factors for the progression of endoscopic Barrett's epithelium in Japan: a multivariate analysis based on the Prague C & M Criteria
    T Akiyama
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1702-7. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence and progression of Barrett's epithelium and associated risk factors in Japan...
  25. doi request reprint Influence of sumatriptan on gastric accommodation and on antral contraction in healthy subjects assessed by ultrasonography
    Y Sekino
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 24:1083-e564. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether delayed gastric emptying is caused by enhanced gastric accommodation, impaired antral contractions, or both using ultrasonography...
  26. ncbi request reprint Gastric variceal rupture successfully treated with repeated EIS and EVL
    Y Kawakami
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:377-8. 2010
    ..Injection of CA is a useful emergency treatment option for gastric variceal bleeding without gastro-renal shunt...
  27. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of liver fibrosis by measurement of stiffness in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
    M Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Yokohama, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 40:371-8. 2008
    ..Liver fibrosis is the main predictor of the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Transient elastography (FibroScan), which measures liver stiffness, is a novel, noninvasive method to assess liver fibrosis...
  28. doi request reprint Association between lipoprotein subfraction profile and the response to hepatitis C treatment in Japanese patients with genotype 1b
    H Mawatari
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 17:274-9. 2010
    ..Higher serum cholesterol and TG concentrations in the lipoprotein subfractions were predictive of an SVR to therapy for HCV infection with genotype 1b prior to the start of interferon treatment...
  29. doi request reprint Effectiveness of antiplatelet drugs against experimental non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    K Fujita
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Gut 57:1583-91. 2008
    ..Therefore, development of a novel drug/strategy to treat NAFLD is urgently needed. In the present study, a novel concept is proposed for the treatment of NAFLD...
  30. pmc Chemotherapeutic treatment of priapism in metastatic rectal cancer
    Y Kitai
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 2:505-8. 2008
    ..Although the rectal cancer showed no change, five months of chemotherapy improveid the priapism, suggesting that chemotherapy can improve rare symptoms of rectal cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal: rectal polyp associated with schistosomiasis
    Y Abe
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1216. 2006
  32. doi request reprint Association between angiotensin II type 1 receptor polymorphisms and the occurrence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Liver Int 29:1078-85. 2009
    ..Genetic factors are important for the development of NAFLD, as well as environmental factors. Recently an angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AGTR1) has been recognized as important in the aetiology of fibrosis in the liver...
  33. ncbi request reprint Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: diphyllobothriasis
    K Goto
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:445. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis treated using danaparoid sodium and antithrombin III
    T Uchiyama
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:52-3. 2010
    ..Danaparoid sodium (DS) and antithrombin III (AT III) were administrated and doppler US images showed improvement of portal venous blood flow. DS or AT III may be safe and alternative therapies for PVT...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical associations and risk factors for bleeding from colonic angiectasia: a case-controlled study
    Y Sekino
    Gastroenterology Division Department of Medical Education, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Colorectal Dis 14:e740-6. 2012
    ..A case-controlled study was performed to investigate the association of colonic angiectasia with other conditions and to identify risk factors for bleeding...
  36. pmc Gastric inflammatory fibroid polyp treated by endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Y Hattori
    Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 2:283-6. 2008
    ..Histological examination of the submucosal tumor gave a diagnosis of an inflammatory fibroid polyp (IFP). It is suggested that ESD may be an effective and safe therapy for gastric submucosal tumors...
  37. ncbi request reprint High-sensitivity C-reactive protein is an independent clinical feature of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and also of the severity of fibrosis in NASH
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 42:573-82. 2007
    ..We investigated the interrelationships between serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and the pathogenesis and progression of NASH...
  38. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the age-stratified prevalence of erosive esophagitis and Barrett's epithelium in Japan
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:144-8. 2009
    ..We aimed to examine the gender differences in the age-stratified prevalence of EE and Barrett's epithelium...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus directly associates with insulin resistance independent of the visceral fat area in nonobese and nondiabetic patients
    M Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Viral Hepat 14:600-7. 2007
    ..0446). HCV is directly associated with IR in a dose-dependent manner, independent of the visceral adipose tissue area. This is the first report to demonstrate the direct involvement of HCV and IR in patients with chronic HCV infection...
  40. ncbi request reprint Early effects of lafutidine or rabeprazole on intragastric acidity: which drug is more suitable for on-demand use?
    Masahiko Inamori
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 40:453-8. 2005
    ..We studied the inhibition of gastric acid secretion by lafutidine and rabeprazole, given in single doses to fasting and postprandial subjects...
  41. ncbi request reprint Type IV collagen 7s domain is an independent clinical marker of the severity of fibrosis in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis before the cirrhotic stage
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fuku ura, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 42:375-81. 2007
    ..We investigated the clinical usefulness of the type IV collagen 7s domain and hyaluronic acid for predicting the severity of fibrosis before progression to the cirrhotic stage in NASH patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: Gastrointestinal metastases from malignant melanoma
    M Inamori
    Gastroenterology Division and Department of Pathology, Yokohama City University, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:327. 2006
  43. pmc Adiponectin suppresses colorectal carcinogenesis under the high-fat diet condition
    T Fujisawa
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Gut 57:1531-8. 2008
    ..The effect of adiponectin on colorectal carcinogenesis has been proposed but not fully investigated. We investigated the effect of adiponectin deficiency on the development of colorectal cancer...
  44. ncbi request reprint Giant subcutaneous abscess after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    H Sakai
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:E264. 2007
  45. ncbi request reprint Bleeding colonic diverticulum
    N Ueno
    Division of Endoscopy, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:E53. 2007
  46. pmc Gastric varices with remarkable collateral veins in valpronic Acid-induced chronic pancreatitis
    Y Hattori
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 2:279-82. 2008
    ..Such cases can be difficult to treat using endoscopy or interventional radiology because of hemodynamic abnormalities; therefore, surgical treatment is often necessary...
  47. doi request reprint Highly active state of autoimmune pancreatitis with mikulicz disease
    Kensuke Kubota
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Pancreas 39:e6-10. 2010
    ..Our aim is to study the clinical differences between AIP with and without MD...
  48. doi request reprint Association of visceral fat accumulation and plasma adiponectin with rectal dysplastic aberrant crypt foci in a clinical population
    Hirokazu Takahashi
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    Cancer Sci 100:29-32. 2009
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Risky endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration for asymptomatic retroperitoneal tumors
    Kensuke Kubota
    Yokohama City University, Japan
    Dig Endosc 22:144-6. 2010
    ..Data obtained from urine and blood examinations after EUS-fine-needle aspiration indicated a diagnosis of paraganglioma...
  50. doi request reprint A proposal for differentiation between early- and advanced-stage autoimmune pancreatitis by endoscopic ultrasonography
    Kensuke Kubota
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Dig Endosc 21:162-9. 2009
    ..We evaluated the characteristic endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) findings of early autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP)...
  51. doi request reprint Correlation of the plasma level of insulin-like growth factor-1 with the number of aberrant crypt foci in male individuals
    Hirokazu Takahashi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Mol Med Report 2:339-43. 2009
    ..In conclusion, elevated plasma IGF-1 may promote the growth of dysplastic ACF and play a key role in colon carcinogenesis in male individuals...
  52. doi request reprint Incidence of small bowel injury induced by low-dose aspirin: a crossover study using capsule endoscopy in healthy volunteers
    Hiroki Endo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Digestion 79:44-51. 2009
    ..Small intestinal toxicity of low-dose aspirin remains unclear. The purpose of this capsule endoscopy study was to assess the incidence of small bowel injury in healthy volunteers treated with short-term low-dose aspirin...
  53. doi request reprint Serum ferritin is a clinical biomarker in Japanese patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) independent of HFE gene mutation
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanazawa Ku, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 55:808-14. 2010
    ..732 for distinguishing NASH from simple steatosis (P = 0.005; 95% CI, 0.596-0.856). In conclusion high serum ferritin concentrations are a distinguishing feature of Japanese NASH patients independent of HFE gene mutations...
  54. doi request reprint Characteristics of small bowel injury in symptomatic chronic low-dose aspirin users: the experience of two medical centers in capsule endoscopy
    Hiroki Endo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:544-9. 2009
    ..However, the small intestinal toxicity of LDA remains unclear. The aim of this study was to review the characteristics of small bowel injury in long-term LDA users with capsule endoscopy (CE)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Early effects of intravenous administrations of lansoprazole and famotidine on intragastric pH
    Hiroshi Iida
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama Kanagawa, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:551-4. 2009
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the inhibitory effects on gastric acid secretion after single intravenous administrations of lansoprazole 30 mg and famotidine 20 mg...
  56. pmc Shape of Barrett's epithelium is associated with prevalence of erosive esophagitis
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 16:484-9. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that the shape and length of Barrett's epithelium are associated with prevalence of erosive esophagitis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Lupus enteritis detected by capsule endoscopy
    Hiroki Endo
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kanto Medical Center NTT EC, Tokyo
    Intern Med 46:1621-2. 2007
  58. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of swollen duodenal papilla in autoimmune pancreatitis
    Kensuke Kubota
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Pancreas 35:e51-60. 2007
    ..To evaluate the clinical significance of a swollen main duodenal papilla and the associated immunohistopathologic findings in patients with autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a triple therapy with rabeprazole, amoxicillin, and faropenem as second-line treatment after failure of initial Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy
    Jun ichi Togawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:645-8. 2005
    ..pylori has been increasing. We therefore assessed the efficacy of a combination of rabeprazole, amoxicillin, and faropenem for second-line eradication therapy...
  60. ncbi request reprint The comparative effects of single intravenous doses of omeprazole and famotidine on intragastric pH
    Yasunobu Abe
    The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 39:21-5. 2004
    ..The aim of our study was to investigate the inhibitory effects on gastric acid secretion after single intravenous administrations of omeprazole 20mg and famotidine 20 mg...
  61. doi request reprint Ingesting 500 ml of polyethylene glycol solution during capsule endoscopy improves the image quality and completion rate to the cecum
    Hiroki Endo
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 53:3201-5. 2008
    ..Ingesting a small amount of PEG during CE examination significantly improves both the CE image quality and the cecal completion rate...
  62. ncbi request reprint Oral administration of lactoferrin reduces colitis in rats via modulation of the immune system and correction of cytokine imbalance
    Jun ichi Togawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1291-8. 2002
    ..We investigated the therapeutic role of lactoferrin and its effect on the levels of pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines, by using a rat model of dextran sulfate sodium (DSS) induced-colitis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Lactoferrin reduces colitis in rats via modulation of the immune system and correction of cytokine imbalance
    Jun ichi Togawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 283:G187-95. 2002
    ..Lactoferrin has potential as a new therapeutic agent for inflammatory bowel disease...
  64. doi request reprint Abdominal surgery affects small bowel transit time and completeness of capsule endoscopy
    Hiroki Endo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1066-70. 2009
    ..4+/-110.8 min, P=0.010). This is the first study to report that the small bowel transit time during capsule endoscopy is prolonged in patients who had a history of abdominal surgery, resulting in a lower frequency of complete examination...
  65. doi request reprint Quantitative analysis of low-dose aspirin-associated small bowel injury using a capsule endoscopy scoring index
    Hiroki Endo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    Dig Endosc 23:56-61. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to verify the usefulness of quantifying small bowel mucosal changes associated with giving low-dose aspirin (LDA) using a CE scoring index...
  66. doi request reprint Long-term combination therapy of ezetimibe and acarbose for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
    Yuichi Nozaki
    Department of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Hepatol 51:548-56. 2009
    ..In this study, we propose a novel combination therapy for NAFLD comprising ezetimibe (EZ), a cholesterol absorption inhibitor, and acarbose (AC), an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor...
  67. doi request reprint Metformin suppresses colorectal aberrant crypt foci in a short-term clinical trial
    Kunihiro Hosono
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 3:1077-83. 2010
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Hypoadiponectinemia plays a crucial role in the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus independent of visceral adipose tissue
    Masato Yoneda
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:S15-21. 2007
    ..Recent evidence has indicated that hypoadiponectinemia is involved in hepatic steatosis and NASH...
  69. ncbi request reprint Telmisartan, an angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker, controls progress of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in rats
    Koji Fujita
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:3455-64. 2007
    ..However, telmisartan, but not pioglitazone, dramatically decreased both subcutaneous and visceral fat. In conclusion, these results indicated that telmisartan should be the drug of first choice for the treatment of patients with NASH...
  70. ncbi request reprint Clinical factors predictive of spontaneous remission or relapse in cases of autoimmune pancreatitis
    Kensuke Kubota
    Division of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:1142-51. 2007
    ..The rates of spontaneous remission and relapse of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) are not known...
  71. ncbi request reprint Identification of Cystatin SN as a novel tumor marker for colorectal cancer
    Kyoko Yoneda
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Int J Oncol 35:33-40. 2009
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Clinical study of upper gastrointestinal bleeding associated with low-dose aspirin in Japanese patients
    Kazuhisa Okada
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hiratsuka City Hospital, Hiratsuka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1665-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the prevalence and various clinical factors of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) associated with low-dose aspirin (LDA) treatment...
  73. ncbi request reprint Life style-related diseases of the digestive system: colorectal cancer as a life style-related disease: from carcinogenesis to medical treatment
    Hirokazu Takahashi
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 105:129-32. 2007
    ..PPARgamma ligand is a promising candidate as a chemopreventive agent. Further investigation is needed to elucidate these mechanisms...
  74. doi request reprint Differentiating sclerosing cholangitis caused by autoimmune pancreatitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis according to endoscopic duodenal papillary features
    Kensuke Kubota
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama Rosai Hospital, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Yokohama, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:1204-8. 2008
    ..Recently, endoscopic findings of the duodenal papilla in cases with AIP or PSC were reported by Unno and Parlak, although the endoscopic differentiation of these 2 conditions has not yet been fully clarified...
  75. ncbi request reprint Pleural effusions following endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for cirrhotic patients with esophageal varices
    Hideyuki Kayama
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:376-80. 2006
    ..It is well known that pleural effusions are among complications following endoscopic sclerotherapy. However, there are few studies regarding the proportion of patients developing pleural effusions after sclerotherapy...
  76. doi request reprint Metformin suppresses azoxymethane-induced colorectal aberrant crypt foci by activating AMP-activated protein kinase
    Kunihiro Hosono
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Mol Carcinog 49:662-71. 2010
    ..As metformin is already used daily as an antidiabetic drug, it might be a safe and promising candidate for the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer...
  77. ncbi request reprint Expression of adiponectin receptors, AdipoR1 and AdipoR2, in normal colon epithelium and colon cancer tissue
    Kyoko Yoneda
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fuku ura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Oncol Rep 20:479-83. 2008
    ..Further studies are required to elucidate the function of the AdipoRs activated by adiponectin and the downstream mechanisms of AdipoRs in colon cancer cells...
  78. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma promotes tumorigenesis through activation of the beta-catenin / T cell factor (TCF) pathway in the mouse intestine
    Toshio Fujisawa
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 108:535-44. 2008
    ..beta-Catenin contributes to the promotion of tumorigenesis by PPARgamma antagonist due to activation of TCF/LEF (lymphoid enhancer factor) transcriptional factor...
  79. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics of patients with gastric perforation following endoscopic submucosal resection for gastric cancer
    Yasunobu Abe
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:921-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the risk factors of perforation during endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma with portal venous invasion using a combination therapy of intra-arterial 5-fluorouracil and subcutaneous pegylated-interferon-alpha-2b
    Hironori Mawatari
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1776-7. 2008
    ..The use of subcutaneous pegylated-interferon-alpha-2b combined with intraarterial 5-fluorouracil, may improve patients' quality of life...
  81. doi request reprint Nitric oxide plays a crucial role in the development/progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the choline-deficient, l-amino acid-defined diet-fed rat model
    Koji Fujita
    From the Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:S18-24. 2010
    ..Recently, the 2-hit hypothesis was proposed, in which nitric oxide production, representing oxidative stress, was proposed as a very important candidate for the second hit...
  82. ncbi request reprint Metastatic malignant melanoma in the upper alimentary tract
    Norio Ueno
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:1002; discussion 1003. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of the duodenal papilla in patients with separate orifices for the bile and pancreatic ducts
    Kensuke Kubota
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 42:70-8. 2007
    ..There have been few reports of separate orifices (SPO) for the bile and pancreatic ducts. The aim of this study was to elucidate the clinical significance of SPO...
  84. ncbi request reprint Gastric surgery is not a risk factor for the development or progression of Barrett's epithelium
    Tomoyuki Akiyama
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1899-904. 2008
    ..Barrett's epithelium is currently believed to be related to acid gastroesophageal reflux. The aim was to determine the role of pancreatic-biliary reflux in the genesis of Barrett's epithelium...
  85. ncbi request reprint Rectal fecaloma: successful treatment using endoscopic removal
    Eiji Sakai
    Gastroenterology Divisions, Yokohama Sakae Kyosai Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Digestion 75:198. 2007
  86. ncbi request reprint 5-aminosalicylic acid given in the remission stage of colitis suppresses colitis-associated cancer in a mouse colitis model
    Ikuko Ikeda
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 13:6527-31. 2007
    ..We therefore investigated the possible inhibition by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPARgamma) ligands and 5-ASA of colitis-associated colon carcinogenesis in a mouse model...
  87. doi request reprint Dysfunctional very-low-density lipoprotein synthesis and release is a key factor in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis pathogenesis
    Koji Fujita
    Division of Gastroenterology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatology 50:772-80. 2009
    ..Therefore, dysfunctional VLDL synthesis and release may be a key factor in progression to NASH...
  88. ncbi request reprint Does postprandial coffee intake enhance gastric emptying?: a crossover study using continuous real time 13C breath test (BreathID system)
    Keiko Akimoto
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:918-20. 2009
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint The continuous real-time 13C-octanoate breath test for patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis using the BreathID system
    Hironori Mawatari
    Gastroenterology Division, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:1436-8. 2009
    ..5 years) with histologically proven NASH and 6 healthy controls (5 men, 1 women, and median age 27.8 years). The 13C breath test was performed for 4 hours using the BreathID system with a 100 mL of water containing 100 mg 13C-octanoate...
  90. pmc Gender differences of low-dose aspirin-associated gastroduodenal ulcer in Japanese patients
    Kazuhisa Okada
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hiratsuka City Hospital, 1 19 1, Nanbara, Hiratsuka 254 0066, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1896-900. 2010
    ..To clarify the gender differences about the clinical features and risk factors of low-dose aspirin (LDA) (81-100 mg daily)-associated peptic ulcer in Japanese patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Gastric bleeding after endoscopic injection sclerotherapy for esophageal varices
    Yasunobu Abe
    Digestion 75:145. 2007
  92. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the effects of anti-secretory drugs on intragastric acidity: is combined therapy with a proton pump inhibitor and an H2 receptor antagonist effective as initial treatment?
    Masahiko Inamori
    J Gastroenterol 40:213-4. 2005
  93. ncbi request reprint Protein-losing gastroenteropathy and gastric polyps: successful treatment by Helicobacter pylori eradication
    Takamitsu Sato
    Digestion 75:99. 2007
  94. ncbi request reprint Antiphospholipid syndrome manifested by gastrointestinal bleeding: can we overlook endoscopically revealed small lesions?
    Satoshi Nakao
    Digestion 77:139-40. 2008
  95. ncbi request reprint [Enterostatin, galanin, and GRP]
    Hajime Nagase
    Department of Gastroenterology, Yokohama Rosai Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 63:524-7. 2005
  96. doi request reprint Collagenous colitis in a Japanese woman: successful treatment with mesalazine
    Keiko Suzuki
    Digestion 77:155-6. 2008
  97. ncbi request reprint Balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric varices with plural draining veins: effectiveness of coil embolization for collaterals
    Masato Yoneda
    Digestion 75:100. 2007
  98. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of postprandial 3 h pH monitoring for gastroesophageal reflux disease: is there a possibility of streamlining the 24 h test?
    Masahiko Inamori
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1761-2. 2006
  99. ncbi request reprint Utility of endoscopic argon plasma coagulation in the treatment of radiation proctitis
    Eiji Sakai
    Digestion 75:180. 2007
  100. ncbi request reprint Recovery of a misinserted gastrostomy tube during replacement: effectiveness of gastropexy using a 'Funada style' kit
    Hitomi Sakai
    Digestion 75:179. 2007
  101. ncbi request reprint Argon plasma coagulation for a bleeding gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    Harunobu Kawamura
    Digestion 75:164. 2007