Yosuke Fukunaga

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A novel laparoscopic technique for stapled colon and rectal anastomosis
    Y Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22, Miyakojima Hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 5340021, Japan
    Tech Coloproctol 7:192-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic mesorectal excision with preservation of the pelvic autonomic nerves for rectal cancer
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:85-90. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal surgery in patients with prior abdominal surgery
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, Sakai, Japan
    Dig Surg 28:22-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for stage IV colorectal cancer
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, 500 3, Higashiyama, Naka ku, Sakai 5998247, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:1353-9. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Laparoscopic rectal surgery for middle and lower rectal cancer
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, Naka ku, Sakai, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:145-51. 2010
  6. doi request reprint New technique for rectal division in laparoscopic anterior resection--with video
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22 Miyakojima hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 5340021, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2095-100. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal surgery for neoplasm. A large series by a single surgeon
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22, Miyakojima Hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka, 5340021, Japan
    Surg Endosc 22:1452-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Triangulating stapling technique for reconstruction after colectomy
    Y Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:414-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Indications for Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Before and After Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Advanced Low-Rectal Cancer
    Takashi Akiyoshi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:S614-20. 2015
  10. pmc Recurrent colorectal cancer after endoscopic resection when additional surgery was recommended
    Yukiko Takatsu
    Yukiko Takatsu, Yosuke Fukunaga, Shunsuke Hamasaki, Atsushi Ogura, Jun Nagata, Toshiya Nagasaki, Takashi Akiyoshi, Tsuyoshi Konishi, Yoshiya Fujimoto, Satoshi Nagayama, Masashi Ueno, Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo 135 8550, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 22:2336-41. 2016

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  1. ncbi request reprint A novel laparoscopic technique for stapled colon and rectal anastomosis
    Y Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22, Miyakojima Hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 5340021, Japan
    Tech Coloproctol 7:192-7. 2003
    ..We present new techniques of stapling anastomosis at laparoscopic colorectal surgery with retrospective review of data...
  2. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic mesorectal excision with preservation of the pelvic autonomic nerves for rectal cancer
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:85-90. 2007
    ..The aims of the study were to assess the surgical results and short-term outcomes of this procedure prospectively...
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal surgery in patients with prior abdominal surgery
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, Sakai, Japan
    Dig Surg 28:22-8. 2011
    ..We retrospectively investigated the impact of prior abdominal surgery on the outcome of laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for stage IV colorectal cancer
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, 500 3, Higashiyama, Naka ku, Sakai 5998247, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:1353-9. 2010
    ..The role of laparoscopic surgery in the management of stage IV colorectal cancer remains uncertain...
  5. doi request reprint Laparoscopic rectal surgery for middle and lower rectal cancer
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, Naka ku, Sakai, Japan
    Surg Endosc 24:145-51. 2010
    ..The usefulness of laparoscopic low anterior resection for middle and lower rectal cancer remains controversial...
  6. doi request reprint New technique for rectal division in laparoscopic anterior resection--with video
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22 Miyakojima hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 5340021, Japan
    World J Surg 32:2095-100. 2008
    ..5 cm suprapubic incision; and (3) eversion of the rectum for tumors close to the anal verge, with transection performed under direct vision...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal surgery for neoplasm. A large series by a single surgeon
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22, Miyakojima Hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka, 5340021, Japan
    Surg Endosc 22:1452-8. 2008
    ..We reviewed the short-term outcome of our series of laparoscopic colorectal procedures to better define the learning curve for acquiring these skills...
  8. ncbi request reprint Triangulating stapling technique for reconstruction after colectomy
    Y Fukunaga
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:414-7. 2007
    ..To retrospectively compare the triangulating stapling technique for colocolonic anastomosis with hand-sewn anastomosis and functional end-to-end anastomosis...
  9. doi request reprint Indications for Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection Based on Magnetic Resonance Imaging Before and After Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Advanced Low-Rectal Cancer
    Takashi Akiyoshi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:S614-20. 2015
    ..Our aim was to identify the optimal indications for LPLD...
  10. pmc Recurrent colorectal cancer after endoscopic resection when additional surgery was recommended
    Yukiko Takatsu
    Yukiko Takatsu, Yosuke Fukunaga, Shunsuke Hamasaki, Atsushi Ogura, Jun Nagata, Toshiya Nagasaki, Takashi Akiyoshi, Tsuyoshi Konishi, Yoshiya Fujimoto, Satoshi Nagayama, Masashi Ueno, Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo 135 8550, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 22:2336-41. 2016
    ..To evaluate the type of recurrence after endoscopic resection in colorectal cancer patients and whether rescue was possible by salvage operation...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index on short-term outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer: a single institution experience in Japan
    Takashi Akiyoshi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Koto ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:409-14. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between BMI and short-term outcomes after laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer in Japanese patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint Respiratory function after laparoscopic distal gastrectomy--an index of minimally invasive surgery
    Shinya Tanimura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka City University, 534 0021, Japan
    World J Surg 30:1211-5. 2006
    ..Although alleviation of postoperative pain and prompt recovery have been reported in the literature, objective indexes of the minimal invasiveness of laparoscopic procedures are as yet very few...
  13. doi request reprint Intracorporeal Billroth 1 reconstruction by triangulating stapling technique after laparoscopic distal gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    Shinya Tanimura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Miyakojima ku, Osaka, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 18:54-8. 2008
    ..Intracorporeal Billroth 1 reconstruction by TST is a safe procedure that provides a good visual field regardless of the patient's figure and a feasible technique for reconstruction after laparoscopic distal gastrectomies...
  14. doi request reprint Laparoscopic local excision and rectoanal anastomosis for rectal gastrointestinal stromal tumor: modified laparoscopic intersphincteric resection technique
    Takashi Akiyoshi
    1Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan 2Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Colon Rectum 57:900-4. 2014
    ..Local excision with free resection margins provides adequate treatment, but extended surgery such as abdominoperineal resection has been frequently performed because of technical difficulties in the confined pelvic space...
  15. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open multivisceral resection for primary colorectal cancer: comparison of perioperative outcomes
    Yasutomo Nagasue
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, 3 10 6, Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1299-305. 2013
    ..This study evaluated the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic multivisceral resection for colorectal cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Colon cancer in the splenic flexure: comparison of short-term outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy
    Masayuki Nakashima
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:415-8. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic surgery for SF cancer...
  17. doi request reprint Safety of Laparoscopic Pelvic Exenteration with Urinary Diversion for Colorectal Malignancies
    Atsushi Ogura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, The Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31, Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    World J Surg 40:1236-43. 2016
    ..The present study aimed to examine the safety and feasibility of laparoscopic PE in patients with colorectal malignancies...
  18. doi request reprint The significance of extended lymphadenectomy for colorectal cancer with isolated synchronous extraregional lymph node metastasis
    Atsushi Ogura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, The Cancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian J Surg . 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the significance of extended lymphadenectomy for colorectal cancer with synchronous isolated extraregional lymph node metastasis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of Laparoscopic Total Mesorectal Excision with Extended Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection for Advanced Lower Rectal Cancer after Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy
    Atsushi Ogura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, The Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31, Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    World J Surg . 2016
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the feasibility of adding laparoscopic LPLND to TME in patients with advanced lower rectal cancer and swollen LPLNs treated with preoperative CRT...
  20. doi request reprint Laparoscopic incisionless stoma creation for patients with colorectal malignant stricture
    Eiji Tanaka
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Kumamoto Hospital, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 25:37-9. 2015
    ..A recent focus in the field of minimally invasive surgery is laparoscopic single-site surgery. The aim of this study was to assess whether this procedure is a feasible option compared with other techniques of stoma creation...
  21. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer in oldest-old patients
    Toshiki Mukai
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 24:366-9. 2014
    ..The effect of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in oldest-old patients (85 y or older) is unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the short-term outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery compared with open surgery in the oldest-old...
  22. pmc Laparoscopic hemicolectomy in a patient with situs inversus totalis
    Yushi Fujiwara
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22, Miyakojima Hondoori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 534 0021, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 13:5035-7. 2007
    ..Thus, curative laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer in the presence of situs inversus is feasible and safe...
  23. doi request reprint Clinicopathological characteristics of young patients with sporadic colorectal cancer
    Asuka Murata
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, 3 8 31, Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    Surg Today 46:1166-75. 2016
    ..To evaluate the clinicopathological features of and prognosis associated with sporadic colorectal cancer (CRC) in Japanese patients younger than 40 years old...
  24. doi request reprint Patient-centered outcomes to decide treatment strategy for patients with low rectal cancer
    Michitaka Honda
    Department of Surgery, Southern Tohoku Research Institute for Neuroscience, Southern Tohoku General Hospital, Koriyama, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 114:630-636. 2016
    ..For patients with low-lying rectal cancer, the feasibility of anus-preserving surgery in combination with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NACRT) has been not well established from the perspective of patient-centered outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint Prognostic Impact of Distribution of Lymph Node Metastases in Stage III Colon Cancer
    Toshiya Nagasaki
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    World J Surg 39:3008-15. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the prognostic significance of the distribution of lymph node metastases (LND) in patients with stage III colon cancer who underwent CME with CVL...
  26. doi request reprint Surgery for synchronous colorectal cancers with double colonic anastomoses: A comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches
    Yukiko Takatsu
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 8:429-33. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of laparoscopic double colon resection and synchronous anastomosis for synchronous colorectal cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Feasibility and safety of laparoscopic surgery for metachronous colorectal cancer
    Toshiya Nagasaki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    Surg Today 45:434-8. 2015
    ..This study assessed the feasibility and safety of laparoscopic surgery for metachronous colorectal cancer in patients who had previously undergone surgery for primary colorectal cancer...
  28. doi request reprint Needlescopic surgery for left-sided colorectal cancer
    Toshiki Mukai
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 29:1501-5. 2014
    ..In June 2011, our institution started needlescopic surgery (NS). The aims of this study are to describe this technique and to investigate its feasibility for left-sided colorectal cancer surgery...
  29. doi request reprint Laparoscopic salvage surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer
    Toshiya Nagasaki
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1319-26. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the feasibility of laparoscopic surgery with that of open surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer...
  30. doi request reprint Laparoscopic abdominosacral resection for locally advanced primary rectal cancer after treatment with mFOLFOX6 plus bevacizumab, followed by preoperative chemoradiotherapy
    Toshiya Nagasaki
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 7:52-5. 2014
    ..The final pathological findings revealed no residual cancer cells (pathological complete response). Laparoscopic abdominosacral resection appears to be safe and feasible in selected patients. ..
  31. doi request reprint Laparoscopic total pelvic exenteration with en bloc lateral lymph node dissection after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for advanced primary rectal cancer
    Toshiki Mukai
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 6:314-7. 2013
    ..The total operative time was 831 min and estimated blood loss was 600 mL. Laparoscopic TPE appears to be safe and feasible in selected patients...
  32. doi request reprint Three cases of synchronous laparoscopic resection for gastric and colonic cancer
    Masahiro Nishikawa
    Department of Surgery, Asakayama Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:e218-25. 2010
    ..Double cancer patients with gastric and colonic carcinomas were thought to be very suitable for laparoscopic surgery because by avoiding a total median skin incision, there is less wound pain and quicker postoperation recovery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastrectomy with regional lymph node dissection for upper gastric cancer
    Shinya Tanimura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22 Miyakojimahondori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 534 0021, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 6:64-8. 2003
    ..The patients had minimal morbidity and quick recovery after their operation. This technique was thought to be not only less invasive, but also similarly curative compared with open gastrectomy...
  34. ncbi request reprint Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy Might Improve the Prognosis of Patients with Locally Advanced Low Rectal Cancer and Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Metastases
    Toshiya Nagasaki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    World J Surg . 2016
    ..However, the prognostic significance of CRT in patients with lateral lymph node metastasis (LLNM) is unknown. The present study aimed to examine the prognostic impact of preoperative CRT in patients with LALRC and LLNM...
  35. doi request reprint Prognostic Impact of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Patients with Advanced Low Rectal Cancer Treated with Preoperative Chemoradiotherapy
    Toshiya Nagasaki
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 32:496-503. 2015
    ..In this study, we examined the prognostic impact of NLR in patients with locally advanced low rectal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (NACRT) followed by surgery...
  36. doi request reprint Laparoscopic right colectomy in patients treated with previous gastrectomy
    Atsushi Ikeda
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation For Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    Surg Today 46:209-13. 2016
    ..This is a retrospective study designed to evaluate the feasibility of laparoscopic right colectomy in patients with a previous history of gastrectomy...
  37. doi request reprint Selective lateral pelvic lymph node dissection in patients with advanced low rectal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy based on pretreatment imaging
    Takashi Akiyoshi
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:189-96. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of selective LPLN dissection (LPLD) based on the pretreatment imaging in patients with advanced low rectal cancer treated with preoperative CRT...
  38. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sphincter-preserving surgery (intersphincteric resection) after neoadjuvant imatinib treatment for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the rectum
    Yoshiya Fujimoto
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, 3 8 31, Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    Int J Colorectal Dis 29:111-6. 2014
    ..Moreover, when sphincter-preserving surgery is carried out laparoscopically, it can be performed as minimally invasive surgery with preservation of the anus...
  39. doi request reprint Modified triangulating stapling technique for closure of a temporary loop stoma
    Yosuke Fukunaga
    Department of Surgery, Bell Land General Hospital, 500 3 Higashiyama, Naka ku, Sakai, 599 8247, Japan
    Surg Today 41:643-6. 2011
    ..To describe a new stapling technique for closure of a temporary loop stoma and report the results of a retrospective investigation of its efficacy...
  40. doi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for anastomotic leakage after laparoscopic anterior resection with intracorporeal rectal transection and double-stapling technique anastomosis for rectal cancer
    Takashi Akiyoshi
    Gastroenterological Center, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31 Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo 135 8550, Japan
    Am J Surg 202:259-64. 2011
    ..This study aimed to identify risk factors for anastomotic leakage associated with laparoscopic anterior resection for rectal cancer...
  41. ncbi request reprint Does the depth of mesorectal invasion have prognostic significance in patients with ypT3 lower rectal cancer treated with preoperative chemoradiotherapy?
    Atsushi Ogura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, The Cancer Institute Hospital of the Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3 8 31, Ariake, Koto ku, Tokyo, 135 8550, Japan
    Int J Colorectal Dis . 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic significance of DMI in ypT3 rectal cancer...
  42. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastrectomy with regional lymph node dissection for upper gastric cancer
    S Tanimura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, and Osaka City University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Br J Surg 94:204-7. 2007
    ..The technique and results of laparoscopic gastrectomy in 110 patients with gastric cancer located in the upper third of the stomach are presented...
  43. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with regional lymph node dissection for gastric cancer
    S Tanimura
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22, Miyakojimahondori Miyakojima ku, Osaka, 534 0021 Japan
    Surg Endosc 19:1177-81. 2005
    ..We performed distal gastrectomy with regional lymph node dissection in 235 patients with gastric cancer located in the middle and lower third of the stomach...
  44. ncbi request reprint Aggressive behavior of papillary microcarcinoma in a patient with Graves' disease initially presenting as cystic neck mass
    M Braga
    Division of Endocrinology, Hospital Nossa Senhora das Gracas, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    J Endocrinol Invest 25:250-3. 2002
    ..Contrary to having a good prognosis with a microcarcinoma, our patient developed bilateral lung metastases. The possible role of thyroid stimulating immunoglobulins in the aggressive course of the tumor is discussed...
  45. doi request reprint Open versus laparoscopic resection of primary tumor for incurable stage IV colorectal cancer: a large multicenter consecutive patients cohort study
    Koya Hida
    Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Ann Surg 255:929-34. 2012
    ..To investigate the hypothesis that laparoscopic primary tumor resection is safe and effective when compared with the open approach for colorectal cancer patients with incurable metastases...
  46. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic evaluation of centrally located early squamous cell carcinoma of the lung
    H Nakamura
    Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer 91:1142-7. 2001
    ..Lung-sparing treatment recently has become a choice in the treatment of patients with early hilar lung carcinoma. To select the method of treatment, it is important to evaluate the histologic extent of the tumor using endoscopy...
  47. ncbi request reprint A mixed mesodermal tumor of the cecum: report of a case
    A Shimizu
    Department of Surgery, Matsudo City Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Surg Today 27:653-6. 1997
    ..The patient was advised to undergo postoperative chemotherapy but she did not comply. She has been followed up as an outpatient and is still alive 1.5 years after the operation...