Dipok Kumar Dhar

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Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of a revised lymph node classification system for esophageal squamous cell cancer
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Naze Tokushukai Hospital, Amamioshima, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1265-72. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with gastric carcinoma treated in remote island hospitals in Japan: a multivariable analysis
    Makoto Toneri
    Naze Tokushukai Hospital, Kagoshima, Amamiooshima, Asahi cho 28 1, Naze 894 0061, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:3621-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative pulmonary complications are associated with worse short- and long-term outcomes after extended esophagectomy
    Shoichi Kinugasa
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 88:71-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint En-bloc esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, School of Medicine, Shimane University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    Am J Surg 188:254-60. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Metastatic lymph node size and colorectal cancer prognosis
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University, Izumo 693 8501, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 200:20-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of extended esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    Am J Surg 189:98-109. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Expression of trefoil factor family members correlates with patient prognosis and neoangiogenesis
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6472-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Does fibrin glue reduce lymph leakage (pleural effusion) after extended esophagectomy? Prospective randomized clinical trial
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    World J Surg 27:776-81. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of superficial esophageal cancer
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Unit of Digestive and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Shimane, 693 8501, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:304-21. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of lymph node size in patients with squamous esophageal cancer
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:1010-6. 2002

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of a revised lymph node classification system for esophageal squamous cell cancer
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Naze Tokushukai Hospital, Amamioshima, Kagoshima, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:1265-72. 2007
    ..To that end, 863 patients with a curative resection for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma were analyzed to evaluate a useful and simple nodal classification system...
  2. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with gastric carcinoma treated in remote island hospitals in Japan: a multivariable analysis
    Makoto Toneri
    Naze Tokushukai Hospital, Kagoshima, Amamiooshima, Asahi cho 28 1, Naze 894 0061, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:3621-5. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the characteristics of gastric cancer in the Amamiooshima (Amami) archipelago of Japan and also evaluated the independent prognostic factors by the Cox regression analysis...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative pulmonary complications are associated with worse short- and long-term outcomes after extended esophagectomy
    Shoichi Kinugasa
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 88:71-7. 2004
    ..Risk analysis of pulmonary complications after extended esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection (3FLND) has been little reported in the literature...
  4. ncbi request reprint En-bloc esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, School of Medicine, Shimane University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    Am J Surg 188:254-60. 2004
    ..The merits and demerits of such EBE are yet to be determined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Metastatic lymph node size and colorectal cancer prognosis
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University, Izumo 693 8501, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 200:20-8. 2005
    ..Colorectal cancer patients with lymph node metastasis constitute a heterogeneous population with variable prognoses. In this study, my colleagues and I propose a simpler lymph node (LN) staging system for colorectal cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of extended esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    Am J Surg 189:98-109. 2005
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  7. ncbi request reprint Expression of trefoil factor family members correlates with patient prognosis and neoangiogenesis
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 11:6472-8. 2005
    ..However, they are often overexpressed in tumors, where they seem to be negative prognostic factors, possibly contributing to tumor spread, although the precise mechanisms have not been defined...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does fibrin glue reduce lymph leakage (pleural effusion) after extended esophagectomy? Prospective randomized clinical trial
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    World J Surg 27:776-81. 2003
    ..Hence the use of fibrin glue cannot be recommended for reducing lymph leakage after esophagectomy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of superficial esophageal cancer
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Unit of Digestive and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Shimane, 693 8501, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:304-21. 2006
    ..The worldwide incidence of superficial esophageal cancer (SEC) is increasing. The aim of this study is to review the systematic surgical outcomes of esophagectomy for SEC...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of lymph node size in patients with squamous esophageal cancer
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:1010-6. 2002
    ..Lymph node staging is still less than ideal in esophageal cancer patients. Therefore, we investigated a new approach to lymph node analysis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment for locally advanced (T4) squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic esophagus
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo 693 8501, Shimane, Japan
    Dysphagia 17:255-61. 2002
    ..Esophageal carcinoma patients with T4 disease and distinct metastasis in the lymph nodes at a distant location (>3 cm) from the primary tumor may not benefit from an esophageal resection...
  12. ncbi request reprint Esophageal cancer patients surviving 6 years after esophagectomy
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo 693 8501, Japan
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 387:77-83. 2002
    ..These patients need to be stratified according to prognostic variables for precise identification of high-risk group...
  13. ncbi request reprint Role of tumor-associated macrophages (TAM) in advanced gastric carcinoma: the impact on FasL-mediated counterattack
    Satoshi Ohno
    Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Kanazawa University, Graduate School of Medical Science, Ishikawa, Japan
    Anticancer Res 25:463-70. 2005
    ..We have evaluated the tumor FasL expression and TAM along the tumor margin and/or in cancer stroma, and their impact on the infiltration of immune-competent cells into the tumor nest...
  14. ncbi request reprint Expression of metastin and a G-protein-coupled receptor (AXOR12) in epithelial ovarian cancer
    Kohkichi Hata
    Department of Tumor Biology, Kagawa Prefectural University of Health Sciences, Takamastu 761 0123, Japan
    Eur J Cancer 43:1452-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether metastin and AXOR12 gene expressions affect prognosis of patients with epithelial ovarian cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of hypoxia-inducible factors 1alpha and 2alpha in colorectal cancer patients: correlation with tumor angiogenesis and cyclooxygenase-2 expression
    Hiroshi Yoshimura
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:8554-60. 2004
    ..The role of HIF in tumor angiogenesis has been underscored in different carcinomas but yet to be reported for colorectal carcinomas...
  16. ncbi request reprint Requisite role of VEGF receptors in angiogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma: a comparison with angiopoietin/Tie pathway
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Anticancer Res 22:379-86. 2002
    ..Tumor vascularity is an independent predictor of prognosis in HCC patients, however, the growth factors governing the angiogenesis remain obscure...
  17. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of macrophage migration inhibitory factor induces angiogenesis and deteriorates prognosis after radical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eiji Hira
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Japan
    Cancer 103:588-98. 2005
    ..However, the role of MIF in tumor angiogenesis and patient prognosis has not been examined in patients with HCC...
  18. ncbi request reprint Downregulation of KiSS-1 expression is responsible for tumor invasion and worse prognosis in gastric carcinoma
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Japan
    Int J Cancer 111:868-72. 2004
    ..Collectively, these findings suggest that KiSS-1 may play a crucial role in gastric cancer invasion and could be a useful target for therapeutic intervention...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of patients with T2N0 tumors in the alimentary tract: should they be considered as early cancers?
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Shimane, Japan
    Digestion 66:19-22. 2002
    ..T1N0 tumor of the alimentary tract has an excellent long-term prognosis, however, the prognosis of T2N0 tumor has not been uniformly elucidated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acute cholecystitis and cholelithiasis developed after esophagectomy
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Shimane, Japan
    Can J Gastroenterol 17:175-8. 2003
    ..Although the prevalence of gallstone disease after gastrectomy is reported to be high, its prevalence after esophagectomy is scarcely reported...
  21. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of tumor necrosis factor receptor in colorectal adenocarcinoma
    Hiroshi Yoshimura
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, 89 1 Enya cho, Izumo, Shimane, 693 8501, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:85-9. 2003
    ..The expression pattern and prognostic impact of tumor necrosis factor receptor type 1 (TNFR1) in colorectal cancers are not known...
  22. ncbi request reprint Serum endostatin levels in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer
    Kohkichi Hata
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shimane Medical University, Izumo 693 8501, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:1907-12. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic potentials of serum endostatin levels in epithelial ovarian cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Extended esophagectomy with 3-field lymph node dissection for esophageal cancer
    Mitsuo Tachibana
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Arch Surg 138:1383-9; discussion 1390. 2003
    ..To review the surgical outcomes of extended esophagectomy with 3-field lymph node dissection (3FLND) for esophageal cancer...
  24. ncbi request reprint The degree of macrophage infiltration into the cancer cell nest is a significant predictor of survival in gastric cancer patients
    Satoshi Ohno
    Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Kanazawa University, Graduate School of Medical Science, 13 1 Takaramachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa 920 8640, Japan
    Anticancer Res 23:5015-22. 2003
    ..Tumor-associated macrophages (TAMs) have varying functions depending on the microenvironment of tumor tissue. We studied the biological role of TAMs in gastric cancer on the basis of their spatial distribution in the cancer tissue...
  25. ncbi request reprint Expression of regenerating gene I in gastric adenocarcinomas: correlation with tumor differentiation status and patient survival
    Dipok Kumar Dhar
    Second Department of Surgery, Shimane Medical University, Izumo, Japan
    Cancer 100:1130-6. 2004
    ..REG expression was observed in various tumors including gastric carcinoma, but to the authors' knowledge, the correlation between REG expression and clinicopathologic characteristics and patient prognosis have not been evaluated...
  26. ncbi request reprint Doxycycline inhibits cell proliferation and invasive potential: combination therapy with cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor in human colorectal cancer cells
    Toshinao Onoda
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Shimane University, Enya cho 89 1, Izumo, Shimane 693 8501, Japan
    J Lab Clin Med 143:207-16. 2004
    ..The use of this treatment regimen for chemoprevention or treatment of colorectal cancers should be considered in future clinical trials...
  27. doi request reprint Differential expression of RUNX genes in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: downregulation of RUNX3 worsens patient prognosis
    Yasuhito Tonomoto
    Department of Digestive and General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University, Izumo, Japan
    Oncology 73:346-56. 2007
    ..To date, there has been no study describing the precise expression, prognostic impact and methylation status of RUNXs in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma...