Yasushi Rino

Summary

Affiliation: Yokohama City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Recommendation for subclass evaluation of TNM stage iva papillary thyroid carcinomas: T4aN1b patients are at risk for recurrence and survival
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital and Medical Center, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1511-7. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E Deficiency Begins within 6 Months after Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 38:2065-9. 2014
  3. pmc Phase II Study of S-1 Monotherapy as a First-line, Combination Therapy of S-1 plus Cisplatin as a Second-line, and Weekly Paclitaxel Monotherapy as a Third-line Therapy in Patients with Advanced Gastric Carcinoma: Phase II Study of S-1, S-1 plus Cisplatin
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University
    Clin Med Oncol 2:375-83. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Visualization of blood supply route to the reconstructed stomach by indocyanine green fluorescence imaging during esophagectomy
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City 236 0004, Japan
    BMC Med Imaging 14:18. 2014
  5. pmc A Phase II Study of S-1 Monotherapy as a First-line Combination Therapy of S-1 Plus Cisplatin as a Second-line Therapy, and Weekly Paclitaxel Monotherapy as a Third-line Therapy in Patients with Advanced Gastric Carcinoma: A Second Report
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University
    Clin Med Insights Oncol 4:1-10. 2010
  6. pmc Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma development
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    ISRN Oncol 2011:390676. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Using NU-KNIT® for hemostasis around recurrent laryngeal nerve during transthoracic esophagectomy with lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 7:127. 2014
  8. 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
  9. pmc Pediatric differentiated thyroid carcinoma in stage I: risk factor analysis for disease free survival
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Surgical Branch, Ito Hospital, 4 3 6 Jingumae, Shibuya ku, Tokyo 150 8308, Japan
    BMC Cancer 9:306. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test in patients having undergone total gastrectomy
    Yasushi Rino
    First Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Kanagawa, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1601-3. 2007

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Publications109 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Recommendation for subclass evaluation of TNM stage iva papillary thyroid carcinomas: T4aN1b patients are at risk for recurrence and survival
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital and Medical Center, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1511-7. 2008
    ..Although all tumor, node, metastasis system (TNM) stage IVA papillary thyroid carcinomas (PTCs) do not seem to behave equivalently as a result of various tumor and node stages, to our knowledge, subclass evaluation has never been attempted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E Deficiency Begins within 6 Months after Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 38:2065-9. 2014
    ..To clarify factors related to vitamin E malabsorption after gastric surgery, we evaluated serum vitamin E levels in patients who had undergone gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  3. pmc Phase II Study of S-1 Monotherapy as a First-line, Combination Therapy of S-1 plus Cisplatin as a Second-line, and Weekly Paclitaxel Monotherapy as a Third-line Therapy in Patients with Advanced Gastric Carcinoma: Phase II Study of S-1, S-1 plus Cisplatin
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University
    Clin Med Oncol 2:375-83. 2008
    ..We conducted a pilot phase II study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of S-1 as a first-line, S-1 plus cisplatin as a second-line, and weekly paclitaxel as a third-line therapy for advanced gastric cancer...
  4. ncbi request reprint Visualization of blood supply route to the reconstructed stomach by indocyanine green fluorescence imaging during esophagectomy
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City 236 0004, Japan
    BMC Med Imaging 14:18. 2014
    ..We used ICG fluorescence imaging to visualize the blood supply for reconstruction during esophagectomy...
  5. pmc A Phase II Study of S-1 Monotherapy as a First-line Combination Therapy of S-1 Plus Cisplatin as a Second-line Therapy, and Weekly Paclitaxel Monotherapy as a Third-line Therapy in Patients with Advanced Gastric Carcinoma: A Second Report
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University
    Clin Med Insights Oncol 4:1-10. 2010
    ..Since then, we have calculated the MST for this study and herein report our findings...
  6. pmc Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma development
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    ISRN Oncol 2011:390676. 2011
    ..Aggressive reduction therapy for ALT levels in HCV-LC patients could significantly prevent HCC development...
  7. doi request reprint Using NU-KNIT® for hemostasis around recurrent laryngeal nerve during transthoracic esophagectomy with lymphadenectomy for esophageal cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Res Notes 7:127. 2014
    ..The variables compared were morbidity rate of recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy, operation time, and blood loss...
  8. 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...
  9. pmc Pediatric differentiated thyroid carcinoma in stage I: risk factor analysis for disease free survival
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Surgical Branch, Ito Hospital, 4 3 6 Jingumae, Shibuya ku, Tokyo 150 8308, Japan
    BMC Cancer 9:306. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint 13C-urea breath test in patients having undergone total gastrectomy
    Yasushi Rino
    First Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Kanagawa, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1601-3. 2007
    ..In this study, we performed 13C-urea breath test in patients who had undergone total gastrectomy and investigated the content of (13)CO2 in the CO2 gas expired after direct influx of 13C-urea into the small intestine...
  11. ncbi request reprint A phase I study of bi-weekly combination therapy with S-1 and docetaxel for advanced or recurrent gastric cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:1455-62. 2006
    ..The aim of this phase I study was to determine the maximum-tolerated dose (MTD) and the recommended dose of docetaxel with a fixed dose of S-1 in patients with advanced or recurrent gastric cancer...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reduction therapy of alanine aminotransferase levels prevent HCC development in patients with HCV-associated cirrhosis
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:2221-6. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Bone disorder and vitamin D after gastric cancer surgery
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Kanagawa, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1596-600. 2007
    ..The present study was conducted to investigate the relationship between bone metabolic disorder after gastrectomy for gastric cancer and vitamin D metabolites or the hormones involved in calcium metabolism...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy with 3-cm laparotomy, left hepatic lobe compression technique, and selection of automatic anastomosis device
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:4-9. 2007
    ..The shaft of the anvil head of the PPCEEA is too long, so that when it is connected with the body through the 3-cm incision, it is necessary to draw it through the remnant stomach to a great extent...
  15. ncbi request reprint The validity of sentinel lymph node biopsy using dye technique alone in patients with gastric cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1882-6. 2007
    ..We investigated whether sentinel lymph node biopsy using dye technique alone is useful or not in decision-making for less invasive surgery in patients with gastric cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E malabsorption and neurological consequences after gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1858-61. 2007
    ..In order to clarify vitamin E malabsorption after gastric surgery, we evaluated serum vitamin E level and neurological consequences in patients who had undergone gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Detection of gastric cancer cells in the blue lymph node and lymphaticus under sentinel lymph node biopsy using dye technique alone
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:395-7. 2010
    ..We investigated whether or not there are cancer cells in the blue node (BN) and the sentinel lymphaticus (SL), which is detected using sentinel node biopsy (SNB)...
  18. pmc Primary placement technique of jejunostomy using the entristar™ skin-level gastrostomy tube in patients with esophageal cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, 236 0004, Japan
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:8. 2011
    ..We describe the procedure and the adverse effects of SLJT in patients with esophageal cancer (EC)...
  19. ncbi request reprint How to eradicate Helicobacter pylori using amoxicillin and omeprazole in the remnant stomach
    Yasushi Rino
    1st Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:2267-9. 2003
    ..In the present study, assuming that amoxicillin dosage should be determined on the basis of body weight of each patient, we examined whether the eradication of H. pylori would be improved by using this novel dose-selection method...
  20. doi request reprint A prospective validation study to diagnose serosal invasion and nodal metastases of gastric cancer by multidetector-row CT
    Shinichi Hasegawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, 241 0815, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2016-22. 2013
    ..However, the standard methods and criteria to diagnose the T and N stages to select the patients who are good candidates for neoadjuvant chemotherapy have not been established yet...
  21. ncbi request reprint Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (Her-2) and S-1 adjuvant chemotherapy in stage 2/3 gastric cancer patients who underwent D2 gastrectomy
    Toru Aoyama
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, 241 0815, Japan
    Surg Today 43:1390-7. 2013
    ..However, there is currently no information available on the rate of Her-2 positivity and the relapse-free survival (RFS) stratified by Her-2 status in stage 2/3 patients...
  22. doi request reprint Usefulness of multidisciplinary therapy combining neoadjuvant chemotherapy with S-1 plus cisplatin and postoperative sequential chemotherapy in patients with scirrhous gastric cancer
    Takashi Oshima
    Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:1638-42. 2012
    ..We retrospectively compared outcomes according to historically different treatments for SGC and studied the therapeutic usefulness of NAC with S-1 plus cisplatin followed by postoperative sequential chemotherapy...
  23. ncbi request reprint Priority of lymph node dissection for Siewert type II/III adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction
    Shinichi Hasegawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4252-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the priority of nodal dissection in Siewert types II and III adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG)...
  24. doi request reprint Clinical significance of SPARC gene expression in patients with gastric cancer
    Tsutomu Sato
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 108:364-8. 2013
    ..The present study examined the relations of the relative expression of the SPARC gene to clinicopathological factors and overall survival in patients with gastric cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint Esophagus or stomach? The seventh TNM classification for Siewert type II/III junctional adenocarcinoma
    Shinichi Hasegawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, 241 0815, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:773-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to clarify whether TNM-EC or TNM-GC is better for classifying patients with AEG types II/III...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Irinotecan+cisplatin and irradiation are effective for brain metastases of gastric cancer--two case reports]
    Yasushi Rino
    Dept of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 34:1095-8. 2007
    ..We then performed Cyber Knife treatment and administered CPT-11+CDDP. As a result, his brain metastases partially regressed (PR)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Lateral lymph node dissection for lower rectal cancer
    Manabu Shiozawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1066-70. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of lateral lymph node dissection (LLD) on overall survival, disease-free survival, and local recurrence for the patients with lower rectal cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint [Modified FOLFIRI (l-LV, 5-fluorouracil and irinotecan) therapy for Japanese patients with metastatic colorectal cancer]
    Norio Yukawa
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama City University Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 37:1291-5. 2010
    ..As a project of the Kanagawa Colorectal Cancer Study Group, we performed this study to analyze the efficacy and the safety of modified FOLFIRI (irinotecan: 150 mg/m2) therapy for Japanese patients with metastatic colorectal cancer...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Feasibility of S-1/CDDP therapy for outpatients with advanced gastric cancer]
    Yasushi Rino
    Dept of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 36:1829-31. 2009
    ..S-1/CDDP combination chemotherapy for outpatients was regarded as feasible with appropriate patient guidance...
  30. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic esophagojejunostomy using the EndoStitch and a circular stapler under a direct view created by the ENDOCAMELEON
    Takaki Yoshikawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, 241 0815, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 16:609-14. 2013
    ..No case required conversion to open surgery. Neither anastomotic leakage nor stenosis was observed. This method is simple and useful for laparoscopic esophagojejunostomy after total gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  31. doi request reprint Body weight loss after surgery is an independent risk factor for continuation of S-1 adjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer
    Toru Aoyama
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2000-6. 2013
    ..Compliance of S-1 adjuvant chemotherapy is not high. The aim of the present study is to clarify risk factors for continuation of S-1 after gastrectomy...
  32. doi request reprint Omentum-preserving gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer: a propensity-matched retrospective cohort study
    Shinichi Hasegawa
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Urafune cho 4 57, Minami Ku, Yokohama, 232 0024, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 16:383-8. 2013
    ..We clarified the impact of omentectomy for advanced gastric cancer on patient survival from the surgical results of a high-volume center in Japan...
  33. pmc The clinicopathological features of colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma and a therapeutic strategy for the disease
    Masakatsu Numata
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 241 0815, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:109. 2012
    ..In this study, we described the clinicopathological features of mucinous adenocarcinoma in Japan, to identify optimal therapeutic strategies...
  34. pmc Upper abdominal body shape is the risk factor for postoperative pancreatic fistula after splenectomy for advanced gastric cancer: a retrospective study
    Naoto Yamamoto
    Yokohama City University Medical Center, Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 6:109. 2008
    ..Postoperative pancreas fistula (POPF) is a major complication after total gastrectomy with splenectomy. We retrospectively studied the effects of upper abdominal shape on the development of POPF after gastrectomy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Growth index, assessed with Ki-67 and ssDNA labeling; a significant prognosticator for patients undergoing curative resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Soichiro Morinaga
    The Department of Surgery, Yokohama City Kowan Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 92:331-6. 2005
    ....
  36. pmc Prognostic value of CD133 expression in stage I lung adenocarcinomas
    Tetsukan Woo
    Department of Surgery and 2Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004, Yokohama, Japan
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 4:32-42. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Impact of overexpression of Sushi repeat-containing protein X-linked 2 gene on outcomes of gastric cancer
    Takanobu Yamada
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama shi, Kanagawa Ken, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 109:836-40. 2014
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relative expression of the SRPX2 gene and to determine whether such expression correlates with outcomes in patients with gastric cancer...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Is sentinel lymph node navigation useful for laparoscopic gastrectomy]
    Yasushi Rino
    First Dept of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 29:2294-7. 2002
    ..Sentinel lymph node navigation surgery for gastric cancer has not yet been established, but once a strong consensus is reached we will be able to perform the laparoscopic gastrectomy safely...
  39. ncbi request reprint Expression of survivin mRNA associates with apoptosis, proliferation and histologically aggressive features in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Soichiro Morinaga
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City Kowan Hospital, Nakaku, Yokohama 231 0801, Japan
    Oncol Rep 12:1189-94. 2004
    ..However, further examination is needed to clarify its predictive significance for HCC patients...
  40. ncbi request reprint Platelet-derived endothelial cell growth factor (PD-ECGF) is up-regulated in human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the corresponding hepatitis liver
    Soichiro Morinaga
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City Kowan Hospital, 3 2 3 Shinnyamashita, Nakaku, Yokohama 231 0801, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1521-6. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the PD-ECGF concentrations in hepatocellular carcinoma, background liver, and normal liver tissues, and to elucidate their significance on clinicopathological outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Antitumor activity of a combination of trastuzumab (Herceptin) and oral fluoropyrimidine S-1 on human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-overexpressing pancreatic cancer
    Hiroyuki Saeki
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    Oncol Rep 18:433-9. 2007
    ..0001). In conclusion, this study showed that combination therapy with trastuzumab and S-1 may be effective for HER2-overexpressing pancreatic cancer patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint [A case of long-term survival of 5 years after operation and chemotherapy for type 4 gastric cancer with peritoneal dissemination]
    Takanobu Yamada
    Dept of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 35:117-9. 2008
    ..Now the patient is undergoing weekly paclitaxel. The S-1 plus PSK therapy is able to prolong time to progression and has fewer adverse effects...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of KRAS mutations and Ki-67 expression in stage I lung adenocarcinomas
    Tetsukan Woo
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Kanagawa Prefectural Cardiovascular and Respiratory Center Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Lung Cancer 65:355-62. 2009
    ..5% vs. 37.2% for stage II NSCLC, p=0.577). The combined use of KRAS status and Ki-67 expression level could be an excellent prognostic marker to predict the post-operative recurrence of stage I ADC...
  44. ncbi request reprint Changes in vitamin D after gastrectomy
    Yasushi Rino
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 10:228-33. 2007
    ..Accordingly, we performed the present study to obtain evidence supporting the effectiveness of 1alpha hydroxy vitamin D3 in post-gastrectomy patients...
  45. pmc The clinical significance of SWI/SNF complex in pancreatic cancer
    Masakatsu Numata
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Asahi ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 241 0815, Japan
    Int J Oncol 42:403-10. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the specific cofactors of SWI/SNF chromatin remodeling complex certainly have roles in pancreatic cancer. High BRM, and low BAF180 are useful biomarkers for poor prognosis in pancreatic cancer...
  46. doi request reprint Prognostic value of the IASLC/ATS/ERS classification of lung adenocarcinoma in stage I disease of Japanese cases
    Tetsukan Woo
    Department of Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Pathol Int 62:785-91. 2012
    ..661, 95% CI 1.421-9.437, P = 0.007). In conclusion, the present study demonstrates a prognostic value of the 2011 IASLC/ATS/ERS classification of ADC in Japanese cases...
  47. doi request reprint Correlation between neurological dysfunction with vitamin E deficiency and gastrectomy
    Naohisa Ueda
    Department of Neurology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 287:216-20. 2009
    ..We previously reported on vitamin E malabsorption after gastrectomy. In this study, we focused on neurological dysfunction due to serum vitamin E decrease during the postgastrectomy period in lager number of patients...
  48. ncbi request reprint Microscopic regional lymph node status in papillary thyroid carcinoma with and without lymphadenopathy and its relation to outcomes
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital and Medical Center, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, 236 0004 Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 392:417-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate microscopic nodal status in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) with and without lymphadenopathy and its relation to outcomes...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical usefulness of intraoperative sentinel-node biopsy in gastric cancer
    Manabu Shiozawa
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1187-9. 2003
    ..This study was designed to clarify the role of intraoperative sentinel-node biopsy in patients with gastric cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Sustained low alanine aminotransferase levels can predict the survival for 10 years without hepatocellular carcinoma development in patients with hepatitis C virus-associated liver cirrhosis of child stage A
    Kazuo Tarao
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Intervirology 47:65-71. 2004
    ..Sustained low ALT levels were important to survive for 10 years without developing HCC in the HCV-LC patients of Child stage A...
  51. ncbi request reprint Relation of INHBA gene expression to outcomes in gastric cancer after curative surgery
    Takashi Oshima
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafunecho, Minami Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 232 0024, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:2303-9. 2014
    ..On multivariate analysis, INHBA gene expression was an independent prognostic factor. Overexpression of the INHBA gene is considered a useful independent predictor of outcomes in patients with gastric cancer after curative surgery. ..
  52. doi request reprint A prospective feasibility and safety study of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for clinical stage I gastric cancer initiated by surgeons with much experience of open gastrectomy and laparoscopic surgery
    Takaki Yoshikawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama, 241 0815, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 16:126-32. 2013
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) initiated by surgeons with much experience of open gastrectomy and laparoscopic surgery...
  53. doi request reprint A randomized phase II trial of omentum-preserving gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer
    Shinichi Hasegawa
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:214-6. 2013
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of calorie intake according to age and sex in patients undergoing surgery for gastric cancer
    Hiroyuki Saeki
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:795-8. 2008
    ..The time course of food intake after surgery, sex- and age-related differences in food intake, and the relation of food intake to surgical procedure were evaluated retrospectively...
  55. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of surgical stress and the nutritional status between laparoscopy-assisted and open distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Toru Aoyama
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1983-90. 2014
    ..Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) for gastric cancer may prevent the development of an impaired nutritional status due to reduced surgical stress compared with open distal gastrectomy (ODG)...
  56. doi request reprint A prospective randomized controlled trial of subcutaneous passive drainage for the prevention of superficial surgical site infections in open and laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Masakatsu Numata
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 232 0024, Japan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 29:353-8. 2014
    ..The utility of passive drainage has not been evaluated previously. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of subcutaneous passive drainage system for preventing surgical site infections during major colorectal surgery...
  57. pmc Superior vena cava (SVC) reconstruction using autologous tissue in two cases of differentiated thyroid carcinoma presenting with SVC syndrome
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 7:75. 2009
    ..However, SVC reconstruction using autologous tissue in thyroid carcinoma has not been reported to date. To our knowledge, this is the first report describing such an unusual technique in DTC patients...
  58. pmc Chest wall resection and reconstruction using titanium micromesh covered with Marlex mesh for metastatic follicular thyroid carcinoma: a case report
    Nobuyasu Suganuma
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital and Medical Center Fukuura, Kanazawa, Yokohama, Kanagawa Japan
    J Med Case Reports 3:7259. 2009
    ..We report chest wall resection and reconstruction using titanium micromesh covered with polypropylene mesh (Marlex mesh) for metastatic rib bones as a result of follicular thyroid carcinoma...
  59. doi request reprint Paraneoplastic neurological syndrome in a patient with gastric cancer
    Hitoshi Murakami
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 13:204-8. 2010
    ..This case suggests that early diagnosis of the primary tumor is required to improve the outcome in patients with PNS...
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of BRAF (V600E) mutation and Ki-67 labeling index in papillary thyroid carcinomas
    Hirotaka Nakayama
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Anticancer Res 27:3645-9. 2007
    ..Activating mutations of the BRAF gene have recently been reported in thyroid carcinomas. In particular, V600E mutation is highly prevalent in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC)...
  61. doi request reprint Successful treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma with pulmonary metastasis in a child: report of a case
    Hiromasa Arai
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura Kanazawa ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 38:965-9. 2008
    ..After bilateral lung surgery for the metastatic lesions, the plasma dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate level became negative...
  62. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome by AMES risk definition in Japanese differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan
    Asian J Surg 30:102-7. 2007
    ..This study aimed to analyse whether age, metastasis, extrathyroidal invasion and size (AMES) risk definition is valuable for Japanese patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Axillary lymph node metastasis from papillary thyroid carcinoma: report of a case
    Hirotaka Nakayama
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 37:311-5. 2007
    ..Axillary LNM from PTC is unusual and seems to be associated with a poor prognosis. Thus, comprehensive treatment strategies are needed to improve the outcome of patients with PTC who present with axillary LNM...
  64. ncbi request reprint Impact of plasma tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase-1 on long-term survival in patients with colorectal cancer
    Norio Yukawa
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Oncology 72:205-8. 2007
    ..Our results suggested that the preoperative plasma TIMP-1 concentration could be a useful prognosticator of long-term survival in patients with colorectal carcinoma...
  65. doi request reprint Lung cancer associated with Sweet's syndrome: report of a case
    Hiromasa Arai
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surg Today 38:639-43. 2008
    ..The patient was discharged from the hospital without any worsening of Sweet's syndrome. We herein report a first operative case of an early stage lung adenocarcinoma with this syndrome...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the sixth edition AJCC/UICC TNM classification for differentiated thyroid carcinoma with extrathyroid extension
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University Hospital and Medical Center, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:215-8. 2007
    ..The prognostic value of the sixth edition AJCC/UICC TNM classification is currently unclear...
  67. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after hernia repair with the prolene hernia system
    Shinichi Hasegawa
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City General Medical Center, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 232 0024, Japan
    Surg Today 36:1058-62. 2006
    ..We evaluated the long-term outcome and symptoms after inguinal hernia repair using the Prolene Hernia System (PHS)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Water-generated negative air ions activate NK cell and inhibit carcinogenesis in mice
    Roppei Yamada
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa 232 0024, Japan
    Cancer Lett 239:190-7. 2006
    ..Anti-tumor effects were attributed to enhancement of natural killer cell activity. The mechanisms and applications of negative ions warrant further investigation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Close association between high serum alanine aminotransferase levels and multicentric hepatocarcinogenesis in patients with hepatitis C virus-associated cirrhosis
    Kazuo Tarao
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Cancer 94:1787-95. 2002
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  70. ncbi request reprint Cyclooxygenase-2 mRNA is up-regulated in cirrhotic or chronic hepatitis liver adjacent to hepatocellular carcinoma
    Soichiro Morinaga
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City Kowan Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1110-6. 2002
    ..To elucidate whether COX-2 is involved in a part of these processes, we attempted to examine COX-2 mRNA both in the adjacent non-tumoral liver and in HCC...
  71. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological features of skip metastasis in colorectal cancer
    Manabu Shiozawa
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, 241 0815, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:81-4. 2007
    ..Skip metastasis, in which distant nodes are positive but regional nodes are negative, is often encountered but poorly understood. We studied the clinicopathological features of skip metastasis in colorectal cancer...
  72. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of the mitotic spindle assembly checkpoint genes hBUB1, hBUBR1 and hMAD2 in thyroid carcinomas with aggressive nature
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 28:139-44. 2008
    ..MSAC gene expressions have been reported to be associated with tumor cell proliferation or unfavorable cancer behavior. The present study was conducted to preliminary investigate the MSAC gene expressions in thyroid neoplasms...
  73. pmc Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for an early gastric cancer patient with situs inversus totalis
    Hirohito Fujikawa
    1 Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Int Surg 98:266-70. 2013
    ..The operating time was 234 minutes and blood loss was 5 mL. Although a mechanical obstruction occurred after surgery, the patient recovered after re-operation with Roux-en-Y bypass...
  74. ncbi request reprint Platelet activation in patients after splenectomy with total gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Nana Kono
    Systematic Approach and Surgical Practice for Organ Disorder, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Asian J Surg 30:93-5. 2007
    ..We investigated change in platelet activation using flow cytometry in patients before and after splenectomy with total gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  75. ncbi request reprint In-vitro effect of a combination of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and cisplatin (CDDP) on human gastric cancer cell lines: timing of cisplatin treatment
    Haruhiko Cho
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 5:43-6. 2002
    ..5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) and cisplatin (CDDP) are the most widely used drugs, and their combination has demonstrated favorable outcomes. However, the method (especially the timing) of CDDP administration is not well established...
  76. pmc A case of adenomyomatous hyperplasia of the extrahepatic bile duct
    Masakatsu Numata
    Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Case Rep Gastroenterol 5:457-62. 2011
    ..Therefore, when adenomyomatous hyperplasia is suspected, a radical surgical procedure according to malignant disease may be necessary for definitive diagnosis...
  77. 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...
  78. doi request reprint Expression of circadian genes correlates with liver metastasis and outcomes in colorectal cancer
    Takashi Oshima
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 232 0024, Japan
    Oncol Rep 25:1439-46. 2011
    ..Overexpression of the Bmal1 gene and reduced expression of the Per1 gene may thus be useful predictors of liver metastasis. Moreover, reduced expression of the Per2 gene may be a predictor of outcomes in patients with colorectal cancer...
  79. pmc Well-differentiated extraskeletal osteosarcoma arising from the retroperitoneum that recurred as anaplastic spindle cell sarcoma
    Hiromasa Arai
    Department of Pulmonary Medicine Surgery, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, Yokohama, 232 0024, Japan
    Case Report Med 2010:327591. 2010
    ..Our case is the seventh reported description of well-differentiated extraskeletal sarcoma, and the first to arise in the retroperitoneum and recur as an entirely dedifferentiated spindle cell sarcoma...
  80. doi request reprint An improved technique for esophagojejunostomy after total gastrectomy with a novel anvil grasping forceps
    Akio Ashida
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 206:754-5. 2008
  81. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of multiple small-bowel perforations caused by cytomegalovirus in a patient with malignant lymphoma: report of a case
    Teppei Nishii
    Departments of General Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 36:930-3. 2006
    ..Although the patient needed central venous hyperalimentation, he had a favorable postoperative course and started treatment again for the malignant lymphoma...
  82. ncbi request reprint Grade I lymphomatoid granulomatosis with increased uptake of [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose in positron emission tomography: a case report
    Hiromasa Arai
    Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine
    J Clin Exp Hematop 49:39-44. 2009
    ..The patient had no previous symptoms. A tumor biopsy was performed and the histological diagnosis was grade I LYG. Therefore, increased SUV(max) in FDG-PET might be useful for diagnosing of LYG...
  83. ncbi request reprint An experimental assessment of suture techniques using Lapra-ty clips through the laparoscope and a case report: laparoscopic closure using Lapra-ty for a perforation of the sigmoid colon
    Yasushi Rino
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1281-3. 2002
    ..As endoscopic procedures become various and complicated, it becomes necessary to develop alternative techniques for tissue suture and ligation. We have developed a new suture technique intracorporeal knotting...
  84. ncbi request reprint Route from the paraaortic lymphatic system to the tracheobronchial lymph nodes evidenced on lymphangiogram in a patient with gastric cancer
    Yasushi Rino
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 7:176-7. 2004
    ..Lymphatics running from the paraaortic to the tracheobronchial lymph nodes through the diaphragm may play an important part in direct metastasizing to lung or tracheobronchial lymph nodes in certain patients...
  85. 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...
  86. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcome of different modes of resection in papillary thyroid carcinomas with laryngotracheal invasion
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa ku Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:545-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the outcome of different modes of resection in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) with laryngotracheal invasion...
  87. doi request reprint Endometrial adenocarcinoma without myometrial invasion metastasizing to the pancreas and masquerading as primary pancreatic neoplasm
    Hisashi Oshiro
    Department of Pathology, Yokohama City University Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Pathol Int 58:456-61. 2008
    ..Histopathological comparison study and genetic analysis are important for the correct diagnosis of metastasis...
  88. ncbi request reprint Solitary metachronous metastasis to the thyroid from renal clear cell carcinoma 19 years after nephrectomy: report of a case
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of General Surgery, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafune cho, Yokohama, 232 0024, Japan
    Surg Today 35:483-7. 2005
    ..Thus, the possibility of late RCC metastasis to the thyroid should be considered, even in a patient with a remote history. Furthermore, TTF-1 is useful for identifying thyroid metastatic carcinomas...
  89. ncbi request reprint Osteoclast-like giant cell tumor of the pancreas
    Manabu Shiozawa
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 7:376-80. 2002
    ..The tumor was diagnosed as osteoclast-like giant cell tumor of the pancreas. We report this case and review 31 cases previously described in the literature...
  90. doi request reprint Reduced expression of the AdipoR1 gene is correlated with venous invasion in colorectal cancer
    Naoto Yamamoto
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Kanagawa ken 232 0024, Japan
    Mol Med Report 2:555-9. 2009
    ..Our findings suggest that reduced expression of the AdipoR1 gene may be a useful predictor of venous invasion...
  91. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of the fibroblast growth factor receptor-1 gene correlates with liver metastasis in colorectal cancer
    Tsutomu Sato
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Kanagawa ken 232 0024, Japan
    Oncol Rep 21:211-6. 2009
    ..Our results suggested that overexpression of the FGFR-1 gene might lead to liver metastasis in colorectal cancer. Overexpression of the FGFR-1 gene may thus be a useful predictor of liver metastasis in patients with colorectal cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint A case of primary mesenteric embryonal carcinoma
    Takashi Ohshima
    Yokohama City University Medical Center, Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:983-6. 2004
    ..Primary mesenteric embryonal carcinoma is extremely rare. To our knowledge, no other cases have been reported. We describe this case and briefly discuss the related literature...
  93. ncbi request reprint The buried bumper syndrome: an early complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    Yasushi Rino
    First Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, 236 0004 Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:1183-4. 2002
    ..Therefore, we should take greater care when we carry out percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in patients with dementia and without paralysis of the upper extremities...
  94. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of neurological complication due to postgastrectomy vitamin E deficiency]
    Naohisa Ueda
    Department of Neurology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
    No To Shinkei 57:145-8. 2005
    ..Their serum level increased with 300 mg. We suggest that it is important to check serum vitamin E in gastrectomized patients and oral vitamin E should be supplied over 300 mg for the therapy with vitamin E deficiency...
  95. ncbi request reprint Serum alanine aminotransferase levels and survival after hepatectomy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatitis C virus-associated liver cirrhosis
    Kazuo Tarao
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kanagawa Cancer Center, 1 1 2 Nakao, Asahi ku, Yokohama 241 0815
    Cancer Sci 94:1083-90. 2003
    ..Sustained alleviation of inflammation, as indicated by low ALT levels, provides a survival advantage mainly due to the longer non-recurrence interval, and possibly because of fewer recurrences, in hepatectomized HCC patients with HCV-LC...
  96. ncbi request reprint [A case of advanced gastric cancer effectively treated by combined chemotherapy of TS-1 and paclitaxel]
    Hiroshi Tamagawa
    Dept of Surgery, Kanagawa Prefectural Asigarakami Hospital
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 32:1443-5. 2005
    ..In this chemotherapy, no side effects were seen, and he maintained good quality of life. TS-1/PTX therapy was thought to be an effective neoadjuvant chemotherapy for advanced gastric cancer...
  97. ncbi request reprint [Clinical results of single therapy with TS-1 for advanced/recurrent gastric cancer]
    Takashi Ohshima
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:1105-10. 2006
    ..4%, all of which were improved only by discontinuation of the drug. It was again confirmed that single therapy with TS-1 for advanced/recurrent gastric cancer is an excellent therapy providing both high antitumor effects and safety...
  98. ncbi request reprint [Clinical efficacy and safety of weekly paclitaxel therapy as second-line chemotherapy for patients with advanced and recurrent gastric cancer who were previously treated with TS-1 therapy]
    Shinsuke Hatori
    Gastroenterological Center, Medical Center, Yokohama City University
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:1257-60. 2006
    ..8%) and grade 1 and 2 alopecia in 13 patients (76.5%). However, weekly paclitaxel therapy was performed for all outpatients. Weekly paclitaxel therapy could be useful and safe as second-line chemotherapy...
  99. ncbi request reprint Overexpressed cyclo-oxygenase-2 in the background liver is associated with the clinical course of hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis patients after curative surgery for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Soichiro Morinaga
    Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kanagawa Cancer Center, Asahikum, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1249-55. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine whether overexpressed COX-2 in the background liver affects the clinical course of hepatitis C virus (HCV)-related cirrhosis patients after curative surgery for HCC...
  100. ncbi request reprint [A case of flat elevated type carcinoma in adenoma of the duodenum with gastric cancer]
    Kazuhito Tsuchida
    Dept of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
    Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 33:1878-80. 2006
    ..Though endoscopic resection is the first choice of therapy, a surgical partial resection is necessary when it is difficult. Then, a segmental resection may be one of the useful procedures of surgery...