Kuniya Tanaka

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Affiliation: Yokohama City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment for multiple bilobar liver metastases of colorectal cancer
    Hiroshi Shimada
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:130-42. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Debulking surgery followed by intraarterial 5-fluorouracil chemotherapy plus subcutaneous interferon alfa for massive hepatocellular carcinoma with multiple intrahepatic metastases: a pilot study
    K Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1364-70. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effectiveness and appropriate management of abdominal drains in patients undergoing elective liver resection: a retrospective analysis and prospective case series
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 43:372-80. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Two-stage hepatectomy with effective perioperative chemotherapy does not induce tumor growth or growth factor expression in liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 153:179-88. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Timing of two-stage liver resection during chemotherapy for otherwise unresectable colorectal metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 36:1832-41. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Postchemotherapy histological analysis of major intrahepatic vessels for reversal of attachment or invasion by colorectal liver metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Cancer 118:2443-53. 2012
  7. pmc A giant adrenal pseudocyst presenting with right hypochondralgia and fever: a case report
    Masashi Momiyama
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 5:135. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Regeneration after two-stage hepatectomy vs. repeat resection for colorectal metastasis recurrence
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1154-61. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-hepatectomy prognostic staging to determine treatment strategy for colorectal cancer metastases to the liver
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:371-9. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Anatomic versus limited nonanatomic resection for solitary hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 143:607-15. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment for multiple bilobar liver metastases of colorectal cancer
    Hiroshi Shimada
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:130-42. 2006
    ..However, suitability for resection in patients with complex and extensive hepatic metastases is controversial...
  2. doi request reprint Debulking surgery followed by intraarterial 5-fluorouracil chemotherapy plus subcutaneous interferon alfa for massive hepatocellular carcinoma with multiple intrahepatic metastases: a pilot study
    K Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan Electronic address
    Eur J Surg Oncol 39:1364-70. 2013
    ..We describe results of debulking surgery followed by combination therapy with IFN alfa and 5-FU for massive HCC with multiple intrahepatic metastases...
  3. doi request reprint The effectiveness and appropriate management of abdominal drains in patients undergoing elective liver resection: a retrospective analysis and prospective case series
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 43:372-80. 2013
    ..Although many studies have concluded that prophylactic drain insertion during elective liver resection offers few advantages, we reassessed the clinical value and appropriate management of drain insertion...
  4. doi request reprint Two-stage hepatectomy with effective perioperative chemotherapy does not induce tumor growth or growth factor expression in liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 153:179-88. 2013
    ..Although short- and long-term results have been described in previous reports of 2-stage hepatectomy, growth activity in metastases resected at the first versus second hepatectomy has not been compared...
  5. doi request reprint Timing of two-stage liver resection during chemotherapy for otherwise unresectable colorectal metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 36:1832-41. 2012
    ..However, optimal timing of two-stage hepatectomy with respect to chemotherapy is undetermined...
  6. doi request reprint Postchemotherapy histological analysis of major intrahepatic vessels for reversal of attachment or invasion by colorectal liver metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Cancer 118:2443-53. 2012
    ..We histologically assessed the relationships of liver tumors to major intrahepatic vessels after chemotherapy...
  7. pmc A giant adrenal pseudocyst presenting with right hypochondralgia and fever: a case report
    Masashi Momiyama
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    J Med Case Reports 5:135. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  8. ncbi request reprint Regeneration after two-stage hepatectomy vs. repeat resection for colorectal metastasis recurrence
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1154-61. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Pre-hepatectomy prognostic staging to determine treatment strategy for colorectal cancer metastases to the liver
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:371-9. 2004
    ..Attempts at identifying prognostic factors after hepatectomy in patients with colorectal liver metastases have not achieved consensus. We investigated prognostic factors ascertainable before hepatectomy for colorectal metastasis...
  10. doi request reprint Anatomic versus limited nonanatomic resection for solitary hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 143:607-15. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the survival impact of anatomic versus nonanatomic resection in patients with solitary HCC...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of the degree of liver resection on survival for patients with multiple liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2057-69. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the impact of the extent of liver resection on survival outcome...
  12. doi request reprint Clinical features of hepatocellular carcinoma developing extrahepatic recurrences after curative resection
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 32:1738-47. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the clinicopathologic findings of patients with HCC who experienced extrahepatic metastases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term characteristics of 5-year survivors after liver resection for colorectal metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1336-46. 2007
    ..Although retrospective studies have demonstrated survival benefit of hepatectomy for metastatic colorectal cancer, few have included sufficient 5-year survivors to identify survival-related factors throughout the clinical course...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and surgical outcome in hepatocellular carcinoma without hepatitis B virus surface antigen or hepatitis C virus antibody
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1170-81. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of multiple colorectal metastases to the liver
    K Tanaka
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Br J Surg 90:963-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of hepatectomy alone with that of hepatectomy after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for multiple bilobar hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Remnant liver regeneration after two-stage hepatectomy for multiple bilobar colorectal metastases
    K Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 33:329-35. 2007
    ..We compared two-stage hepatectomy with one stage following portal vein embolization (PVE) for multiple, bilobar liver metastases from colorectal cancer as to effects on volume of the FLR...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcome using hemihepatic vascular occlusion versus the pringle maneuver in resections limited to one hepatic section or less
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:980-6. 2006
    ..05). During liver resection limited to one section or less, even with underlying chronic hepatitis or cirrhosis, intermittent use of the Pringle maneuver preserved liver function to the same extent as selective clamping...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications after hepatectomy with or without intra-arterial chemotherapy for bilobar colorectal cancer liver metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Surgery 139:599-607. 2006
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and surgical outcome of hepatic caudate lobe metastases from colorectal cancer
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:1447-53. 2006
    ..However, few reports have described the clinical features of hepatic caudate lobe metastases from colorectal carcinoma...
  20. ncbi request reprint Outcome after hepatic resection versus combined resection and microwave ablation for multiple bilobar colorectal metastases to the liver
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 139:263-73. 2006
    ..No consensus exists concerning local ablation plus hepatic resection for treating multiple bilobar colorectal liver metastases, partly because of a lack of long-term comparative survival data...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intra-operative blood loss predicts complications after a second hepatectomy for malignant neoplasms
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2668-77. 2007
    ..We investigated the risk of morbidity after repeat resections for liver recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma or for colorectal liver metastases...
  22. doi request reprint R1 resection for aggressive or advanced colorectal liver metastases is justified in combination with effective prehepatectomy chemotherapy
    K Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 37:336-43. 2011
    ..Here we reassess anticipated inability to obtain a microscopically clear surgical margin as an absolute contraindication to surgery for colorectal liver metastases in view of improvements in treatment modalities adjunctive to surgery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Importance of complete pathologic response to prehepatectomy chemotherapy in treating colorectal cancer metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Ann Surg 250:935-42. 2009
    ..We studied the influence of complete pathologic response of colorectal cancer liver metastases to prehepatectomy chemotherapy on longterm survival after hepatectomy...
  24. doi request reprint Technique of right hemihepatectomy preserving ventral right anterior section guided by area of hepatic venous drainage
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 147:450-8. 2010
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Liver resection for advanced or aggressive colorectal cancer metastases in the era of effective chemotherapy: a review
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 16:452-63. 2011
    ..Expert individualized multidisciplinary treatment planning and problem-solving is essential...
  26. doi request reprint Influence of chemotherapy on liver regeneration induced by portal vein embolization or first hepatectomy of a staged procedure for colorectal liver metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama City University, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:359-68. 2010
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of prehepatectomy intra-arterial chemotherapy for multiple bilobar colorectal cancer metastases to the liver: a clinicopathologic study of peritumoral vasculobiliary invasion
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Surgery 137:156-64. 2005
    ..We investigated the efficacy of prehepatectomy intra-arterial chemotherapy for multiple bilobar colorectal cancer metastases to the liver...
  28. ncbi request reprint Metastatic tumor doubling time: most important prehepatectomy predictor of survival and nonrecurrence of hepatic colorectal cancer metastasis
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, 232 0024 Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg 28:263-70. 2004
    ..A short doubling time is the most reliable risk factor for multiple metastases, early recurrence, and poor prognosis. Further studies with a larger number of patients are needed to confirm this conclusion...
  29. ncbi request reprint Role of three-dimensional imaging in operative planning for hilar cholangiocarcinoma
    Itaru Endo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura Kanazawa ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 142:666-75. 2007
    ..Preoperative three-dimensional (3D) imaging to stage the tumor and define anatomy may help in planning for curative resection...
  30. ncbi request reprint Results of surgical treatment for multiple (> or =5 nodules) bi-lobar hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer
    Hiroshi Shimada
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 389:114-21. 2004
    ..The surgery for the treatment of multiple (> or =5) bi-lobar hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer is controversial. This retrospective study presents our experience in an attempt to develop reasonable treatment guidelines...
  31. doi request reprint Emergency versus elective living-donor liver transplantation: a comparison of a single center analysis
    Kazuhisa Takeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 42:453-9. 2012
    ..We studied the risk factors for postoperative mortality between patients who underwent emergency or elective living-donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Two-stage hepatectomy for multiple bilobular liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:913-9. 2005
    ..To determine an appropriate surgical treatment for patients with multiple liver metastases, we evaluated the efficacy of two-stage hepatectomy in patients with multiple bilobular liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma...
  33. ncbi request reprint Improvement of prognosis for colorectal metastases by major hepatectomy after portal vein embolization
    Yoshiro Fujii
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:1792-4. 2005
    ..Our objective was to decide whether PE improved the outcome and contributed to the patients with colorectal metastases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome and proposed strategy for biliary stricture after living donor liver transplantation: a single center analysis
    Kazuhisa Takeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 60:577-80. 2013
    ..To clarify the surgical outcome and propose an appropriate strategy for biliary stricture (BS) treatment after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  35. doi request reprint Gene expression during liver regeneration after partial hepatectomy in mice lacking type 1 tumor necrosis factor receptor
    Tetsuya Shimizu
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Surg Res 152:178-88. 2009
    ..To investigate the function of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) during hepatocyte proliferation, we studied liver regeneration following partial hepatectomy in mice lacking type 1 TNF receptor (TNFR-1)...
  36. doi request reprint Six consecutive cases of successful adult ABO-incompatible living donor liver transplantation: a proposal for grading the severity of antibody-mediated rejection
    Daisuke Morioka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Transplantation 85:171-8. 2008
    ..The clinical symptoms, histological findings, and treatments for antibody-mediated rejection (AMR), which is the leading cause of graft loss in adult ABO-incompatible liver transplantation (ABO-I-LT), have rarely been discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pharmacologic preconditioning effects: prostaglandin E1 induces heat-shock proteins immediately after ischemia/reperfusion of the mouse liver
    Ken ichi Matsuo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:758-68. 2005
    ..Our results suggested that PGE1 induces HSPs immediately after ischemia reperfusion. HSPs might therefore play an important role in the protective effects of PGE1 against ischemia/reperfusion injury of the liver...
  38. ncbi request reprint Middle hepatic vein tributary reconstruction could not act as a complete substitute for an entirely preserved middle hepatic vein
    Daisuke Morioka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:208-11. 2005
    ..The necessity of the middle hepatic vein for living donor liver transplantation using right lobe graft is still controversial...
  39. ncbi request reprint Applicability of the Milan criteria for determining liver transplantation as a first-line treatment for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Daisuke Morioka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1500-10. 2006
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Prognostic factors after resection of pancreatic cancer
    Michio Ueda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 33:104-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify important prognostic factors related to the status of a pancreatic tumor, its treatment, and the patient's general condition...
  41. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy after curative resection for Dukes C colorectal cancer: a pilot study
    Mitsuyoshi Ota
    Second Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:124-7. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect and the toxicity of prophylactic adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy (HAIC) on liver metastases and on overall survival of Dukes C colorectal cancer patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of prophylactic transcatheter arterial infusion of anticancer agents with lipiodol to prevent recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma after hepatic resection
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Int Surg 90:103-8. 2005
    ..TAI may be effective as an adjuvant therapy for prevention of residual liver recurrence after hepatectomy, probably by suppression of the development of intrahepatic micrometastases rather than of multicentric carcinogenesis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of granular BCAA after hepatectomy for liver cancer complicated with liver cirrhosis
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Nutrition 21:480-6. 2005
    ..We examined the possibility of maintaining a favorable state of nutrition by outpatient administration of branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) granules...
  44. ncbi request reprint Perioperative infection control and its effectiveness in hepatectomy patients
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:1942-8. 2007
    ..Post-hepatectomy infections require careful attention, because they may deteriorate into liver failure. We retrospectively reviewed such infections in cases without biliary or intestinal reconstruction...
  45. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the hepatic vein using a patch graft from the autologous pericardium
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Int Surg 87:233-5. 2002
    ..Its patency was maintained 14 months after surgery. This technique can be applied for reconstruction after partial resection of a vein in this and other sites...
  46. ncbi request reprint Outcome after simultaneous colorectal and hepatic resection for colorectal cancer with synchronous metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medical Science, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 136:650-9. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Disruption of the middle hepatic vein is not crucial for liver regeneration of the remnant liver after right hemihepatectomy for hepatic tumors
    Daisuke Morioka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1560-8. 2006
    ..To clarify the role of the middle hepatic vein (MHV) in liver regeneration of the remnant liver after right hemihepatectomy for hepatic tumors, we reviewed 29 patients to evaluate liver regeneration for up to 12 postoperative months...
  48. ncbi request reprint The impact of advanced age on hepatic resection of colorectal liver metastases
    Yasuhiko Nagano
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 201:511-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of patient age on surgical therapy for colorectal liver metastases...
  49. ncbi request reprint Microscopic liver metastasis: prognostic factor for patients with pT2 gallbladder carcinoma
    Itaru Endo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura Kanazawa ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg 28:692-6. 2004
    ..A large proportion of patients with microscopic liver metastasis suffered from hepatic recurrence. Our results suggest that partial hepatectomy alone cannot prevent hepatic recurrence in patients with microscopic liver metastasis...
  50. ncbi request reprint A rat model of a repeat 70% major hepatectomy
    Shuji Saito
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Surg Res 134:322-6. 2006
    ..This study investigated the effects of a repeat 70% major hepatectomy in a rat model...
  51. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinomas larger than 10 cm
    Yasuhiko Nagano
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura Kanazawaku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg 29:66-71. 2005
    ..0066). We concluded that hepatic resection can be performed safely for HCCs >10 cm with a low mortality rate. It appears reasonable to believe that hepatic resection is the treatment of choice for large HCCs without venous invasion...
  52. doi request reprint Role of hepatectomy in treating multiple bilobar colorectal cancer metastases
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Surgery 143:259-70. 2008
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy with 5-Fluorouracil and interferon after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma: a preliminary report
    Takafumi Kumamoto
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:5585-90. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy of adjuvant hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) and systemic interferon (IFN)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for prolonged intubation following liver transplantation
    Kazuhisa Takeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:2276-9. 2012
    ..This study identified risk factors associated with prolonged intubation after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT)...
  55. doi request reprint Severe outflow block syndrome caused by compression by the swollen caudate lobe after living donor liver transplantation: report of a case
    Kazuhisa Takeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Surg Today 42:177-80. 2012
    ..We performed balloon dilation of the biliary anastomosis and implanted a metallic stent in the hepatic vein. Thereafter, his clinical symptoms improved dramatically...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Standard surgery as part of the multidisciplinary treatment for pancreatic cancer]
    Yoshiro Fujii
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 107:177-81. 2006
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection combined with portal vein or hepatic artery reconstruction for advanced carcinoma of the hilar bile duct and gallbladder
    Hiroshi Shimada
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    World J Surg 27:1137-42. 2003
    ..Hepatectomy with vascular reconstruction for selected HBDC patients offers low surgical risk and increased survival by curable resection, but it is not recommended for advanced GBC...
  58. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of the number of positive lymph nodes in gallbladder cancer
    Itaru Endo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:999-1007. 2006
    ....
  59. doi request reprint Analysis of gene expression profiles in fatal hepatic failure after hepatectomy in mice
    Hirochika Makino
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University School Graduate of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Surg Res 169:36-43. 2011
    ..We developed 90%-hepatectomized mice that were the fatal model, and analyzed the gene expression profiles using a complementary DNA (cDNA) microarray to clarify the mechanisms of hepatic failure after excessive hepatectomy...
  60. pmc Management of massive arterial hemorrhage after pancreatobiliary surgery: does embolotherapy contribute to successful outcome?
    Yoshiro Fujii
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:432-8. 2007
    ..Otherwise or for a pseudoaneurysm of the superior mesenteric artery, endovascular stenting, temporary creation of an ileocolic arterioportal shunt, or vascular reconstruction by re-laparotomy is an alternative...
  61. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of surgery for lung metastases from colorectal cancer synchronous to or following that for liver metastases
    Kazunori Nojiri
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 236 0004 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama City, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:1049-54. 2011
    ..To evaluate the validity of surgical therapy for isolated hepatic and pulmonary colorectal metastases...
  62. ncbi request reprint Validity of hepatic resection of colorectal liver metastases in the elderly (75 years and older)
    Kazunori Nojiri
    Yokohama City University Medical Centre, Gastroenterological Centre, Yokohama, Japan
    Anticancer Res 29:583-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the validity of surgical therapy for colorectal liver metastases in the elderly patients...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Mechanism of liver failure after hepatectomy]
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 105:658-63. 2004
    ..The knowledge of these mechanisms will lead to prompt and appropriate treatments for individual patients...
  64. doi request reprint Role of nitric oxide synthesized by nitric oxide synthase 2 in liver regeneration
    Takafumi Kumamoto
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Liver Int 28:865-77. 2008
    ..However, the role of NOS2-synthesized NO in post-PHx liver regeneration remains unclear. We investigated the role of NOS2-synthesized NO in liver regeneration...
  65. doi request reprint Outcome of and risk factors for incisional hernia after partial hepatectomy
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1115-20. 2008
    ..This study was conducted to analyze differences among abdominal incisions, and risk factors for incisional hernia after partial hepatectomy...
  66. ncbi request reprint A good model of hepatic failure after excessive hepatectomy in mice
    Hirochika Makino
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Surg Res 127:171-6. 2005
    ..This study was intended to establish in mice: 1) a safety limit for the extent of hepatectomy and 2) the extent of hepatectomy invariably causing fatal hepatic failure, to facilitate gene expression analysis...
  67. ncbi request reprint Effects of portal vein embolization before major hepatectomy
    Yoshiro Fujii
    Second Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004 Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:438-42. 2003
    ..Our objective is to examine whether portal vein embolization really contributes to the success of major hepatectomy...
  68. ncbi request reprint Expression of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase, thymidylate synthase, p53 and p21 in metastatic liver tumor from colorectal cancer after 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy
    Shigeru Yamagishi
    Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama, Japan
    Anticancer Res 25:1237-42. 2005
    ..The expression of genes thought to be related to 5-FU chemosensitivity has been extensively investigated. However, little data is available on the expression patterns of these genes after chemotherapy...
  69. ncbi request reprint The role of median sternotomy in resections for large hepatocellular carcinomas
    Yasuhiko Nagano
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City Graduate University, School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura Kanazawaku, 236 0004 Yokohama City, Japan
    Surgery 137:104-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the role of median sternotomy in the hepatic resection of large hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Caudate lobectomy combined with resection of the inferior vena cava and its reconstruction by a pericardial autograft patch
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Dig Surg 19:340-3. 2002
    ..A part of the pericardium used as an autograft for patch repair of the defect of the IVC was very useful because it was easily available, required only division of the diaphragm, and was of sufficient length and width...
  71. ncbi request reprint Procedures of choice for resection of primary and recurrent liver metastases from colorectal cancer
    Kuniya Tanaka
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg 28:482-7. 2004
    ..Retrospective analysis suggests that hepatectomy with clear surgical margins is more important than anatomic resection for initial hepatectomy, and at least sectionectomy is necessary for repeat hepatectomy...
  72. ncbi request reprint Risk factors of posthepatectomy liver failure after portal vein embolization
    Yoshiro Fujii
    Second Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 10:226-32. 2003
    ..However, post-hepatectomy liver failure following hyperbilirubinemia (HB) sometimes occurs even after PE. Our objective was to determine what factors affected post-hepatectomy HB and liver failure...
  73. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival in a patient with hepatocellular carcinoma with resection of a metastatic lymph node after percutaneous ethanol injection therapy
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 9:393-7. 2004
    ..We concluded that dissection of the affected LN offered the only chance for long-term survival, and that PEIT should be avoided for a metastatic lymph node...
  74. ncbi request reprint Is parenchyma-preserving hepatectomy a noble option in the surgical treatment for high-risk patients with hilar bile duct cancer?
    Hiroshi Shimada
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 388:33-41. 2003
    ..This quality control study investigated whether parenchyma-preserving hepatectomy is a "noble option" in the surgical treatment of hilar bile duct cancer...
  75. doi request reprint Giant mesenchymal hamartoma of the liver in an adult
    Ryutaro Mori
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:667-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, periodic follow-up will be necessary for the patient...
  76. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of 3-dimensional computed tomography for caudate lobectomy by transhepatic anterior approach
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:461-6. 2002
    ..Improvement of precision and safety of resection of caudate lobe by the transhepatic anterior approach using preoperative 3-dimensional computed tomography...
  77. ncbi request reprint Indications for curative resection of advanced gallbladder cancer with hepatoduodenal ligament invasion
    I Endo
    Second Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0004, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 8:505-10. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Aggressive surgical resection for curative purposes should be limited to patients with low-grade HLI and metastasis-negative paraaortic lymph nodes...
  78. pmc Genome typing of adenovirus type 34 isolated in two cases of conjunctivitis in Sapporo, Japan
    W Saitoh-Inagawa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236 0004, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 39:4187-9. 2001
    ..The genome types of these two isolates were identical to that of Ad34a...
  79. ncbi request reprint Delayed bile leakage from a remaining part of segment 8 in a posterior section graft after living donor liver transplantation: a common pitfall in harvesting a posterior section graft? A case report
    D Morioka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Transplant Proc 39:3515-8. 2007
    ..We present herein a case of delayed bile leakage from a remaining part of segment 8 in a PSG, which was considered to be a complication peculiar to LDLT using a PSG...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Living donor liver transplantation]
    K Tanaka
    Department of Transplantation and Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Chirurg 74:944-50. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Safe and permissible limits of hepatectomy in obstructive jaundice patients
    Tetsuya Takahashi
    Second Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004 Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg 28:475-81. 2004
    ..9 mg/dl when 48.7% of the liver (a safe proportion in all cases) was resected; PE increased the safe limit of hepatectomy from 48.7% to 67.4% when a maximum posthepatectomy total bilirubin level of 8.5 mg/dl was accepted as safe...
  82. ncbi request reprint Procedure of extended hilar bile duct resection and its application for hilar cholangiocarcinoma
    Hiroshi Shimada
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:300-5. 2002
    ..However the details of the surgical procedure and the indications for hilar bile duct resection have not been determined...
  83. doi request reprint Predictive factors of microvascular invasion in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma larger than 5 cm
    Yasuhiko Nagano
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafunecho Minami ku, Yokohama City, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2218-22. 2008
    ..This study aimed to identify preoperative predictors of microvascular invasion in patients with HCCs larger than 5 cm...
  84. 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...
  85. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of absorbable sutures in preventing surgical site infection in hepatectomy
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1041-6. 2008
    ..The risk of SSI in the silk group was 3.4 times that in the Vicryl group. The use of synthetic absorbable sutures, instead of silk sutures, in all the procedures of hepatectomy contributed significantly to the prevention of SSI...
  86. ncbi request reprint The influence of viral hepatitis status on long-term HCC outcome in patients with non-cirrhotic livers
    Kazunori Nojiri
    Yokohama City University Medical Center, Gastroenterological Center, 232 0024 4 57 Urafunecho, Minami Ku, Yokohama City, Japan
    Anticancer Res 31:1055-9. 2011
    ..To evaluate the influence of viral hepatitis status on the long-term outcome of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in non-cirrhotic livers...
  87. ncbi request reprint Real-time PCR (TaqMan PCR) quantification of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) mRNA in the peripheral blood of colorectal cancer patients
    Masaru Miura
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan, 236 0004
    Anticancer Res 23:1271-6. 2003
    ..This indicates that quantification of CEA mRNA is useful for the evaluation of colorectal cancer progress and that the post-operative increase of CEA mRNA can be a predictive marker for micrometastasis...
  88. doi request reprint Efficacy of repeat hepatic resection for recurrent hepatocellular carcinomas
    Yasuhiko Nagano
    Yokohama City University Medical Center, Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City, Japan
    ANZ J Surg 79:729-33. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy of repeat hepatic resection for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and the clinicopathological factors influencing overall survival after resection...
  89. ncbi request reprint Tumor doubling time and local immune response to hepatic metastases from colorectal cancer
    Ayako Kito
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 96:525-33. 2007
    ..As the tumor doubling time (DT) of hepatic colorectal cancer metastases is a good index of tumor growth, we examined the correlation between tumor DT and the local immune response by phenotype in hepatic colorectal cancer metastases...
  90. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of rectal cancer involving the anal canal
    Mitsuyoshi Ota
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:460-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the clinical characteristics of rectal cancer involving the anal canal...
  91. ncbi request reprint Surgical strategy for the management of biliary injury in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Hitoshi Sekido
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:357-61. 2004
    ..The aim of this study is to elucidate the surgical strategy for the management of biliary injury during laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  92. ncbi request reprint Practical usefulness of ultrasonic surgical aspirator with argon beam coagulation for hepatic parenchymal transection
    Yasuhiko Nagano
    Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Minami Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    World J Surg 29:899-902. 2005
    ..53 +/- 0.14 vs. 2.18 +/- 1.73 min/cm2). This new technique of combining CUSA with ABC can decrease blood loss during hepatic parenchymal transection and shorten the resection time...
  93. ncbi request reprint Duration of antimicrobial prophylaxis in patients undergoing hepatectomy: a prospective randomized controlled trial using flomoxef
    Shinji Togo
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Antimicrob Chemother 59:964-70. 2007
    ..We investigated the duration of antimicrobial prophylaxis after hepatectomy...
  94. doi request reprint Pathogenesis in ABO incompatible liver transplantation: a clinicohistological evaluation of four patients
    Kazuhisa Takeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Transplant 24:747-51. 2010
    ..This study showed that the early-stage AMR resulted from the antigen-antibody reaction of ABO-blood-group antigens, while the late-stage AMR may have been caused by an infection...
  95. ncbi request reprint Indications for posthepatectomy hepatic vein reconstruction from functional and morphological studies: clamping test and hepatic vein branch distribution determined by three-dimensional computed tomography
    S Togo
    Department of Surgery II, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:655-9. 2001
    ..The results of preoperative 3D-CT were useful as indications for hepatic vein reconstruction...
  96. ncbi request reprint Lactoferrin inhibits hepatitis C virus viremia in patients with chronic hepatitis C: a pilot study
    K Tanaka
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama
    Jpn J Cancer Res 90:367-71. 1999
    ..This pilot study suggests that lactoferrin is one potential candidate as an anti-HCV reagent that may be effective for the treatment of patients with chronic hepatitis...
  97. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound biomicroscopic measurement of anterior chamber biometry between before and after pupil dilation in children
    A K Tsuchiya
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Eur J Ophthalmol 18:532-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate anterior chamber biometry of the eyes of normal children using ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) and to evaluate the differences in biometry between children and adults, and before and after pupil dilation in children...
  98. ncbi request reprint Is hepatic resection for multiple liver metastases from colorectal carcinoma acceptable treatment?
    K Tanaka
    Second Department of Surgery, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 48:803-7. 2001
    ....
  99. doi request reprint Portal vein complications in pediatric living donor liver transplantation using left-side grafts
    M Ueda
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Am J Transplant 8:2097-105. 2008
    ..For the rescue of these patients, especially for patients with body weight < 6 kg, regular monitoring of portal vein flow is essential...
  100. doi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for Dorfman-Chanarin syndrome with 1 year follow-up: case report
    K Takeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
    Transplant Proc 42:3858-61. 2010
    ..An outpatient protocol liver biopsy performed at 12 months after LDLT did not show recurrence of macrovesicular steatosis...
  101. ncbi request reprint Four new genotypes of adenovirus type 3 isolated from patients with conjunctivitis in Japan
    N Itoh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    J Med Virol 59:73-7. 1999
    ..This study demonstrates that the emergence of a new genotype of Ad3 may contribute to the replacement of the predominant serotype associated with adenovirus conjunctivitis in Japan...