Experts and Doctors on aged in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan


Locale: Asahikawa, Hokkaido, Japan
Topic: aged

Top Publications

  1. Tsutsumida A, Takahashi A, Namikawa K, Yamazaki N, Uhara H, Teramoto Y, et al. Frequency of level II and III axillary nodes metastases in patients with positive sentinel lymph nodes in melanoma: a multi-institutional study in Japan. Int J Clin Oncol. 2016;21:796-800 pubmed publisher
    ..More evidence is needed to standardize the extent of ALND and to identify the patients who would have the most benefit with undergoing level II dissection for positive axillary SLNs. ..
  2. Tanano I, Nagaoka T, Sogawa K, Tani T, Omae T, Nakabayashi S, et al. Impaired systemic vascular endothelial function in patients with branch retinal vein occlusion. Curr Eye Res. 2013;38:114-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The results suggested that BRVO is associated with generalized endothelial dysfunction and that impaired systemic endothelial function may be associated with BRVO. ..
  3. Torimoto Y, Sato K, Ikuta K, Hayashi T, Hirayama Y, Inamura J, et al. A retrospective clinical analysis of Japanese patients with peripheral T-cell lymphoma not otherwise specified: Hokkaido Hematology Study Group. Int J Hematol. 2013;98:171-8 pubmed publisher
    ..0005). These findings may provide valuable information for the management of Japanese PTCL-NOS patients. ..
  4. Wanibuchi M, Kurokawa Y, Ishiguro M, Fujishige M, Inaba K. Characteristics of aneurysms arising from the horizontal portion of the anterior cerebral artery. Surg Neurol. 2001;55:148-54; discussion 154-5 pubmed
    ..A1 aneurysms require surgical elimination even if they are small. We emphasize the importance of preserving the blood flow of these perforating arteries by avoiding compression with either the clip blade or the clip body itself. ..
  5. Nishigaki Y, Fujiuchi S, Fujita Y, Yamazaki Y, Sato M, Yamamoto Y, et al. Increased serum level of vascular endothelial growth factor in Mycobacterium avium complex infection. Respirology. 2006;11:407-13 pubmed
    ..This study suggests that VEGF may be associated with the pathogenesis of pulmonary MAC infection. Additionally, serum VEGF levels may be a useful surrogate marker for evaluating the extent of disease and of the response to treatment. ..
  6. Yamasaki K, Matsui T, Hisabe T, Yano Y, Hirai F, Morokuma T, et al. Retrospective Analysis of Growth Speed of 54 Lesions of Colitis-associated Colorectal Neoplasia. Anticancer Res. 2016;36:3731-40 pubmed
    ..It will be necessary to proactively take biopsy inflammatory mucosal lesions in order to discover tumors early and periodic surveillance should be performed with the knowledge that tumors may grow very quickly. ..
  7. Wada N, Hashizume K, Matsumoto S, Kakizaki H. Dutasteride improves bone mineral density in male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms and prostatic enlargement: a preliminary study. Aging Male. 2016;19:12-4 pubmed publisher
    ..84 ± 0.16 g/cm(2), p < 0.05) was significantly improved. Dutasteride has a potential to improve BMD with elevation of serum testosterone in aging male patients with LUTS and prostatic enlargement. ..
  8. Sakata H, Sato Y, Nonoyama M, Haruta T, Ouchi K, Yamaguchi S, et al. Results of a multicenter survey of diagnosis and treatment for bacterial meningitis in Japan. J Infect Chemother. 2010;16:396-406 pubmed publisher
    ..7%) of 39 adults had sequelae. The selection of drugs and its dose level of many cases were appropriate, but the dose level of several cases was inappropriate. It is necessary to spread the method of proper antibiotic therapy. ..
  9. Mikuni I, Harada S, Yakushiji R, Iwasaki H. Effects of changing from sevoflurane to desflurane on the recovery profile after sevoflurane induction: a randomized controlled study. Can J Anaesth. 2016;63:290-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study protocol was registered at , (UMIN000009941). ..

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  1. Sasamori T, Hida K, Yano S, Asano T, Seki T, Houkin K. Long-term outcomes after surgical and endovascular treatment of spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae. Eur Spine J. 2016;25:748-54 pubmed publisher
    ..For the purpose of justifying endovascular embolization as a first-line treatment for SDAVF, it will be necessary to show further improvement in both the initial treatment success and the complication rates. ..
  2. Kato Y, Yamaguchi S, Hori J, Okuyama M, Kakizaki H. Improvement of stone comminution by slow delivery rate of shock waves in extracorporeal lithotripsy. Int J Urol. 2006;13:1461-5 pubmed
    ..Slow SW rate contributed to better stone comminution than fast rate, particularly for small stones and renal stones. ESWL treatment at a slow SW rate is recommended to obtain efficient stone fragmentation. ..
  3. Ishii H, Ogino T, Berger C, Köchli Schmitz N, Nagato T, Takahara M, et al. Clinical usefulness of serum EBV DNA levels of BamHI W and LMP1 for Nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma. J Med Virol. 2007;79:562-72 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that simultaneous measurement of serum levels of both BamHI W and LMP1 DNAs may be useful for diagnosis, disease monitoring, and prediction of prognosis for nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma patients. ..
  4. Fujii M, Honma M, Takahashi H, Ishida Yamamoto A, Iizuka H. The nuclear factor kappa B p50 subunit and cortactin as markers to distinguish between keratoacanthoma and well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2011;36:788-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the Ki-67 index was not significantly different between KA and SCC, the staining pattern also showed loss of polarity in SCC. p50 and cortactin might be useful makers to distinguish between KA and well-differentiated SCC. ..
  5. Wada N, Watanabe M, Kita M, Matsumoto S, Osanai H, Yamaguchi S, et al. Effect of imidafenacin on nocturia and sleep disorder in patients with overactive bladder. Urol Int. 2012;89:215-21 pubmed publisher
    ..The efficacy of imidafenacin on nocturia is attributable to an increase in bladder capacity and a decrease in nocturnal urine volume. We conclude that imidafenacin is an effective and safe drug for nocturia in patients with OAB. ..
  6. Ishiko S, Akiba J, Horikawa Y, Yoshida A. Detection of drusen in the fellow eye of Japanese patients with age-related macular degeneration using scanning laser ophthalmoscopy. Ophthalmology. 2002;109:2165-9 pubmed
    ..The prevalence of drusen in the fellow eye of Japanese patients with AMD is much higher than previously speculated. ..
  7. Ueno N, Fujiya M, Moriichi K, Ikuta K, Nata T, Konno Y, et al. Endosopic autofluorescence imaging is useful for the differential diagnosis of intestinal lymphomas resembling lymphoid hyperplasia. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2011;45:507-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, AFI is considered to be an effective procedure for determining the accurate stage and appropriate therapy in intestinal lymphoma. ..
  8. Ito H, Matsuno T, Minami A. Pre-coated femoral components in hybrid total hip arthroplasty. Results at 11 years. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2005;87:306-9 pubmed
    ..The mean Harris hip score at follow-up was 84 points. A pre-coated femoral component with a second-generation cementing technique provides good clinical function and survival in the medium term. ..
  9. Kitada M, Matuda Y, Hayashi S, Ishibashi K, Oikawa K, Miyokawa N, et al. IgG4-related lung disease showing high standardized uptake values on FDG-PET: report of two cases. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013;8:160 pubmed publisher
  10. Tobisawa S, Honma M, Ishida Yamamoto A, Saijo Y, Iizuka H. Prognostic factors in 105 Japanese cases of mycosis fungoides and Sézary syndrome: clusterin expression as a novel prognostic factor. J Dermatol Sci. 2013;71:160-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The most significant prognostic factor for survival of MF and SS was the presence of extracutaneous disease. Clusterin expression was shown to be a novel unfavorable prognostic factor. ..
  11. Nkouawa A, Okamoto M, Mabou A, Edinga E, Yamasaki H, Sako Y, et al. Paragonimiasis in Cameroon: molecular identification, serodiagnosis and clinical manifestations. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2009;103:255-61 pubmed publisher
    ..africanus and that eggs from sputum or other worm products from human faeces also belonged to this species. Based on these results, 26 of 168 persons (15.5%) were diagnosed as suffering from paragonimiasis...
  12. Hasebe N, Moroi M, Nishimura M, Hara K, Hase H, Hashimoto A, et al. Prognostic study of cardiac events in Japanese high risk hemodialysis patients using I-BMIPP-SPECT: B-SAFE study design. Ther Apher Dial. 2008;12:526-30 pubmed publisher
    ..The primary endpoints will be cardiac death and sudden death. This study should end in 2010. ..
  13. Sato K, Torimoto Y, Hosoki T, Ikuta K, Takahashi H, Yamamoto M, et al. Loss of ABCB7 gene: pathogenesis of mitochondrial iron accumulation in erythroblasts in refractory anemia with ringed sideroblast with isodicentric (X)(q13). Int J Hematol. 2011;93:311-318 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that loss of the ABCB7 gene may be a pathogenetic factor underlying mitochondrial iron accumulation in RARS patients with idicXq13. ..
  14. Nkouawa A, Sako Y, Itoh S, Kouojip Mabou A, Nganou C, Saijo Y, et al. Serological studies of neurologic helminthic infections in rural areas of southwest cameroon: toxocariasis, cysticercosis and paragonimiasis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010;4:e732 pubmed publisher
    ..Soil-transmitted helminthic infections were also examined...
  15. Aono K, Kobayashi T, Jimbo S, Atsuta Y, Matsuno T. Radiographic analysis of newly developed degenerative spondylolisthesis in a mean twelve-year prospective study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010;35:887-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Prospective study of community-based female volunteers...
  16. Kato K, Matsuda M, Onodera K, Sakata H, Kobayashi T, Kasai S. Angiolipoma of the colon with right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Dig Surg. 1999;16:441-4 pubmed
    ..An angiolipoma is a common benign neoplasm with a characteristic vascular component that occurs in the subcutaneous tissue and rarely in the gastrointestinal tract. We report on a 69-year-old man with a submucosal angiolipoma in the cecum...
  17. Suzuki A, Onodera Y, Mitamura S, Mamiya K, Kunisawa T, Takahata O, et al. Comparison of the Pentax-AWS airway scope with the Macintosh laryngoscope for nasotracheal intubation: a randomized, prospective study. J Clin Anesth. 2012;24:561-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The AWS offers better intubation conditions than the Macintosh laryngoscope during nasotracheal intubation. The AWS may be used to elevate the epiglottis both directly and indirectly for nasotracheal intubation. ..
  18. Tanabe H, Ando K, Sato K, Ito T, Goto M, Sato T, et al. Efficacy of Vonoprazan-Based Triple Therapy for Helicobacter pylori Eradication: A Multicenter Study and a Review of the Literature. Dig Dis Sci. 2017;62:3069-3076 pubmed publisher
    ..Vonoprazan-based triple therapy was effective and safe for Helicobacter pylori eradication in real-world experience, confirmed by a multicenter study and a review of the pertinent literature. ..
  19. Katayama A, Takahara M, Kishibe K, Nagato T, Kunibe I, Katada A, et al. Expression of B7-H3 in hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma as a predictive indicator for tumor metastasis and prognosis. Int J Oncol. 2011;38:1219-26 pubmed publisher
    ..028). Moreover, multivariate analysis revealed that strong B7-H3 expression was an independent prognostic factor in tumor-specific death in hypopharyngeal SCC (hazard ratio: 9.803, confidence interval: 0.018-0.539, p=0.0110). ..
  20. Kawaguchi S, Horigome K, Yajima H, Oda T, Kii Y, Ida K, et al. Symptomatic relevance of intravertebral cleft in patients with osteoporotic vertebral fracture. J Neurosurg Spine. 2010;13:267-75 pubmed publisher
    ..Fluid accumulation in the intravertebral cleft of unhealed OVFs likely reflects long-term bedridden positioning of the patients in daily activity. ..
  21. Abe M, Hamano T, Wada A, Nakai S, Masakane I. Effect of dialyzer membrane materials on survival in chronic hemodialysis patients: Results from the annual survey of the Japanese Nationwide Dialysis Registry. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0184424 pubmed publisher
    ..However, further long-term prospective studies are needed to clarify these findings, including whether the use of the PMMA membrane can improve prognosis. ..
  22. Nagamine M, Kishibe K, Takahara M, Nagato T, Ishii H, Bandoh N, et al. Selected amino acid change encoding Epstein-Barr virus-specific T cell epitope of the LMP2A gene in Japanese nasal NK/T cell lymphoma patients. Intervirology. 2007;50:319-22 pubmed
    ..The LMP2A strain including threonine substitution at codon 348 may be selected within tumors and play a role for tumor genesis in Japanese patients with nasal NK/T cell lymphoma through reduced immune recognition. ..
  23. Hayashi H, Yaginuma Y, Kitamura S, Saitou Y, Miyamoto T, Komori H, et al. Bilateral oophorectomy in asymptomatic women over 50 years old selected by ovarian cancer screening. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 1999;47:58-64 pubmed
    ..In the 95 women operated, 7 malignant ovarian cancers were found. Especially adnexal masses which were thought to be benign were treated by laparoscopic surgery...
  24. Takamura A, Saito H, Kamada T, Hiramatsu K, Takeuchi S, Hasegawa M, et al. Intraluminal low-dose-rate 192Ir brachytherapy combined with external beam radiotherapy and biliary stenting for unresectable extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2003;57:1357-65 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the results of combined-modality therapy, including external beam radiotherapy, intraluminal (192)Ir, and biliary stenting for extrahepatic bile duct carcinoma...
  25. Shibukawa K, Miyokawa N, Tokusashi Y, Sasaki T, Osanai S, Ohsaki Y. High incidence of chromosomal abnormalities at 1p36 and 9p21 in early-stage central type squamous cell carcinoma and squamous dysplasia of bronchus detected by autofluorescence bronchoscopy. Oncol Rep. 2009;22:81-7 pubmed
    ..The AFB system was able to reveal abnormal autofluorescence in these precancerous lesions, including squamous dysplasia. ..
  26. Kunisawa T, Nagata O, Nagashima M, Mitamura S, Ueno M, Suzuki A, et al. Dexmedetomidine suppresses the decrease in blood pressure during anesthetic induction and blunts the cardiovascular response to tracheal intubation. J Clin Anesth. 2009;21:194-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Dexmedetomidine combined with fentanyl during anesthetic induction suppresses the decrease in blood pressure due to anesthetic induction and also blunts the cardiovascular response to tracheal intubation. ..
  27. Ogino T, Bandoh N, Hayashi T, Miyokawa N, Harabuchi Y, Ferrone S. Association of tapasin and HLA class I antigen down-regulation in primary maxillary sinus squamous cell carcinoma lesions with reduced survival of patients. Clin Cancer Res. 2003;9:4043-51 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, defects in tapasin and HLA class I antigen expression in primary maxillary sinus SCC lesions may play a role in the clinical course of the disease, because these defects were associated with poor prognosis. ..
  28. Nakajima H, Kamiyama H, Nakamura T, Takizawa K, Tokugawa J, Ohata K. Direct surgical treatment of giant middle cerebral artery aneurysms using microvascular reconstruction techniques. Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo). 2012;52:56-61 pubmed
    ..Microvascular reconstruction techniques are essential for complete cure of giant MCA aneurysms...
  29. Sekiguchi A, Kashiwagi T, Ishida Yamamoto A, Takahashi H, Hashimoto Y, Kimura H, et al. Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome due to mexiletine associated with human herpes virus 6 and cytomegalovirus reactivation. J Dermatol. 2005;32:278-81 pubmed
    ..The patient died of myocarditis, most likely related to cytomegalovirus. Our case indicates that, in addition to HHV-6, other herpes viruses such as cytomegalovirus can be reactivated in DIHS and may modify the clinical disease activity...
  30. Sugiura K, Takemoto A, Yamaguchi M, Takahashi H, Shoda Y, Mitsuma T, et al. The majority of generalized pustular psoriasis without psoriasis vulgaris is caused by deficiency of interleukin-36 receptor antagonist. J Invest Dermatol. 2013;133:2514-2521 pubmed publisher
  31. Shuke N, Okizaki A, Kino S, Sato J, Ishikawa Y, Zhao C, et al. Functional mapping of regional liver asialoglycoprotein receptor amount from single blood sample and SPECT. J Nucl Med. 2003;44:475-82 pubmed
  32. Takahashi H, Ibe M, Nakamura S, Ishida Yamamoto A, Hashimoto Y, Iizuka H. Extracellular regulated kinase and c-Jun N-terminal kinase are activated in psoriatic involved epidermis. J Dermatol Sci. 2002;30:94-9 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that psoriatic epidermis shows selective activation of ERK and JNK, which might be related to hyperproliferation and abnormal differentiation of psoriatic epidermis. ..
  33. Minami Y, Nagaoka T, Ishibazawa A, Yoshida A. Correlation between short- and long-term effects of intravitreal ranibizumab therapy on macular edema after branch retinal vein occlusion: a prospective observational study. BMC Ophthalmol. 2017;17:90 pubmed publisher
    ..The short-term effects of IVR may predict the long-term effects of IVR in macular edema secondary to BRVO. Trial registration number: UMIN000027003 . Retrospectively registered. (April/15/2017). ..
  34. Okumura T, Tanno S, Ohhira M, Tanno S. Prevalence of functional dyspepsia in an outpatient clinic with primary care physicians in Japan. J Gastroenterol. 2010;45:187-94 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that the prevalence of FGID, especially FD, is very high in an outpatient clinic with primary care physicians in Japan. ..
  35. Tanino H, Ito H, Banks S, Harman M, Matsuno T. Use of a deep polyethylene liner for the treatment of recurrent dislocation. Hip Int. 2010;20:269-72 pubmed
    ..Surgeons should consider the articular geometry of the polyethylene liner as an important design parameter, and we recommend that deeper polyethylene liners be considered for treatment of recurrent dislocation after primary THA...
  36. Kunisawa T, Nagashima M, Hanada S, Suzuki A, Takahata O, Iwasaki H. Awake intubation under sedation using target-controlled infusion of dexmedetomidine: five case reports. J Anesth. 2010;24:789-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The patients had no memory of discomfort and/or intubation. Although further investigations are needed, this method may be useful for awake intubation under sedation. ..
  37. Ishikawa T, Kazumata K, Ni iya Y, Kamiyama H, Andoh M. Subarachnoid hemorrhage as a result of fungal aneurysm at the posterior communicating artery associated with occlusion of the internal carotid artery: case report. Surg Neurol. 2002;58:261-5 pubmed
    ..Fungal or "true" mycotic aneurysms of the intracranial circulation are very rare. Rupture of a fungal aneurysm is fatal in almost 100% of cases...
  38. Omae T, Nagaoka T, Yoshida A. Effect of Circulating Omentin-1 on the Retinal Circulation in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017;58:5086-5092 pubmed publisher
    ..To identify any significant correlations between retinal circulatory parameters and serum concentrations of omentin-1, a novel adipokine produced by adipocytes, in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes mellitus...
  39. Hirata S, Sasajima T, Yamazaki K, Sugimoto H, Miyokawa N, Tokusashi Y. [Basaloid-squamous carcinoma of the esophagus: report of a case]. Kyobu Geka. 2002;55:515-8 pubmed
    ..According to the prognosis, eventually the patient died of pneumonia due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and candida 4 years and 9 months after the surgery...
  40. Bando Y, Onuki R, Katayama T, Manabe T, Kudo T, Taira K, et al. Double-strand RNA dependent protein kinase (PKR) is involved in the extrastriatal degeneration in Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease. Neurochem Int. 2005;46:11-8 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that a close association exists between PKR and extrastriatal degeneration in PD and HD pathology. ..
  41. Goto T, Bandoh N, Yoshizaki T, Nozawa H, Takahara M, Ueda S, et al. Increase in B-cell-activation factor (BAFF) and IFN-gamma productions by tonsillar mononuclear cells stimulated with deoxycytidyl-deoxyguanosine oligodeoxynucleotides (CpG-ODN) in patients with IgA nephropathy. Clin Immunol. 2008;126:260-9 pubmed publisher
    ..004 and p=0.042). These data suggest that hyper-immune response to microbial DNA may be present in IgAN patients and may lead to hyperproduction of BAFF up-regulated by IFN-gamma, resulting in hyperproduction of IgA in IgAN patients. ..
  42. Hayashi K, Suzuki A, Kasai T, Kunisawa T, Takahata O, Iwasaki H. [Comparison of the Supreme Laryngeal Mask Airway(SLMA), single use, with the reusable Proseal Laryngeal Mask Airway(PLMA) in anesthetized adult Japanese patients]. Masui. 2012;61:1048-52 pubmed
    ..Our result indicated that SLMA can be inserted faster without inserting one's finger into patient oral cavity. Leak pressure was lower but acceptable for clinical use in spontaneously breathing anesthetized adult patients. ..
  43. Suzuki A, Toyama Y, Katsumi N, Kunisawa T, Sasaki R, Hirota K, et al. The Pentax-AWS((R)) rigid indirect video laryngoscope: clinical assessment of performance in 320 cases. Anaesthesia. 2008;63:641-7 pubmed publisher
    ..It can be useful in routine anesthesia care and may be advantageous in the situation of unanticipated difficult intubation. ..
  44. Takahashi A, Yoshida A, Nagaoka T, Takamiya A, Sato E, Kagokawa H, et al. Idiopathic full-thickness macular holes and the vitreomacular interface: a high-resolution spectral-domain optical coherence tomography study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012;154:881-892.e2 pubmed publisher
    ..To analyze the vitreomacular interface in idiopathic full-thickness macular holes (MHs) using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography...
  45. Miyauchi K, Takiyama Y, Honjyo J, Tateno M, Haneda M. Upregulated IL-18 expression in type 2 diabetic subjects with nephropathy: TGF-beta1 enhanced IL-18 expression in human renal proximal tubular epithelial cells. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2009;83:190-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The present data indicate that IL-18 is overexpressed in human tubular epithelial cells in diabetic nephropathy, probably through the activation of MAPK pathways induced by TGF-beta(1). ..
  46. Moriichi K, Fujiya M, Sato R, Watari J, Nomura Y, Nata T, et al. Back-to-back comparison of auto-fluorescence imaging (AFI) versus high resolution white light colonoscopy for adenoma detection. BMC Gastroenterol. 2012;12:75 pubmed publisher
    ..These advantages of AFI were limited to less-experienced endoscopists because experienced endoscopists exhibited a substantially high detection rate for colorectal adenoma with HRE. ..
  47. Yamashita T, Katayama H, Kato Y, Nishiwaki K, Hayashi H, Miyokawa N, et al. Management of pelvic lymph nodes by sentinel node navigation surgery in the treatment of invasive cervical cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2009;19:1113-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the feasibility of node status diagnosis by SNNS, including intraoperative frozen section diagnosis, in patients with early and advanced cervical cancer was evaluated...
  48. Yamagishi A, Kunisawa T, Kurosawa A, Sasakawa T, Ueno M, Takahata O, et al. [Utility of SVV (stroke volume variation) during abdominal aortic surgery]. Masui. 2010;59:197-201 pubmed
    ..It has been reported that SVV is useful for perioperative fluid management. We evaluated SVV and hemodynamics after aortic declamping during abdominal aortic surgery...
  49. Yoshizaki T, Ohtani K, Motomura W, Jang S, Mori K, Kitamoto N, et al. Comparison of human blood concentrations of collectin kidney 1 and mannan-binding lectin. J Biochem. 2012;151:57-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The ELISA system developed in this study will be useful for elucidating the physiological and pathophysiological role of CL-K1 in humans. ..
  50. Moriai S, Takahara M, Ogino T, Nagato T, Kishibe K, Ishii H, et al. Production of interferon-{gamma}-inducible protein-10 and its role as an autocrine invasion factor in nasal natural killer/T-cell lymphoma cells. Clin Cancer Res. 2009;15:6771-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that IP-10 may play an important role in cell invasion in nasal NK/T-cell lymphoma through an autocrine mechanism. ..