Masatoshi Makuuchi

Summary

Affiliation: Japanese Red Cross
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis
    Masatoshi Makuuchi
    Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Ital Chir 79:111-5. 2008
  2. ncbi Sequential preoperative arterial and portal venous embolizations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:766-74. 2004
  3. doi Neither multiple tumors nor portal hypertension are surgical contraindications for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:1908-16. 2008
  4. doi Is there any difference in survival according to the portal tumor thrombectomy method in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Yosuke Inoue
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 145:9-19. 2009
  5. doi Significance of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2795-804. 2009
  6. doi Convergence process of volumetric liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1594-601. 2011
  7. doi Caval invasion by liver tumor is limited
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 207:383-92. 2008
  8. ncbi Portal vein reconstruction in adult living donor liver transplantation using cryopreserved vein grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo Tissue Bank, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:1233-6. 2006
  9. doi Nationwide study of 4741 patients with non-B non-C hepatocellular carcinoma with special reference to the therapeutic impact
    Tohru Utsunomiya
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Japan Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Japan Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Japan Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital, Japan Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan and Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Japan
    Ann Surg 259:336-45. 2014
  10. ncbi Significant enhancement by anti-ICOS antibody of suboptimal tacrolimus immunosuppression in rat liver transplantation
    Lei Guo
    Department of Innovative Surgery, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:743-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications139 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhosis
    Masatoshi Makuuchi
    Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Ital Chir 79:111-5. 2008
    ..This article reviews the current state of the art of the surgical treatment of HCC...
  2. ncbi Sequential preoperative arterial and portal venous embolizations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:766-74. 2004
    ..Sequential, preoperative, selective transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) and portal vein embolization (PVE) allow feasible and safe major hepatic resections to be performed in HCC patients with chronic liver disease...
  3. doi Neither multiple tumors nor portal hypertension are surgical contraindications for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:1908-16. 2008
    ..The surgical indications for multiple hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and for HCC with portal hypertension (PHT) remain controversial...
  4. doi Is there any difference in survival according to the portal tumor thrombectomy method in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Yosuke Inoue
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 145:9-19. 2009
    ..We describe a surgical technique in which the venous wall is peeled off from the PVTT...
  5. doi Significance of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2795-804. 2009
    ....
  6. doi Convergence process of volumetric liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1594-601. 2011
    ..We investigated the long-term profiles of liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy...
  7. doi Caval invasion by liver tumor is limited
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 207:383-92. 2008
    ..Successful hepatic resection with combined inferior vena cava (IVC) resection has been reported. The necessity of a combined IVC resection for hepatic malignancies that have attached to the IVC has not been fully evaluated...
  8. ncbi Portal vein reconstruction in adult living donor liver transplantation using cryopreserved vein grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo and University of Tokyo Tissue Bank, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:1233-6. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data indicate that the use of cryopreserved vein grafts should be limited as conduits in PV reconstruction in adult LDLT...
  9. doi Nationwide study of 4741 patients with non-B non-C hepatocellular carcinoma with special reference to the therapeutic impact
    Tohru Utsunomiya
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Japan Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Japan Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Japan Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital, Japan Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan and Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Japan
    Ann Surg 259:336-45. 2014
    ....
  10. ncbi Significant enhancement by anti-ICOS antibody of suboptimal tacrolimus immunosuppression in rat liver transplantation
    Lei Guo
    Department of Innovative Surgery, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:743-7. 2004
    ....
  11. ncbi AdCTLA-4Ig combined with donor splenocytes, bone marrow cells and anti-ICOS antibody treatment induce tolerance in a rat heart transplantation model
    Lei Guo
    Department of Innovative Surgery, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, 3 35 31 Taishido, Setagaya Ku, 154 8567, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 17:15-21. 2004
    ..This also provides an effective therapy in clinical transplantation for promoting permanent graft survival by generating regulatory T cells...
  12. doi Low hepatitis C viral load predicts better long-term outcomes in patients undergoing resection of hepatocellular carcinoma irrespective of serologic eradication of hepatitis C virus
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 31:766-73. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the impact of HCV viral load on surgical outcomes. The study objective was to investigate clinical significance of HCV viral load on long-term outcomes of HCC...
  13. ncbi Hepatic gene induction in murine bone marrow after hepatectomy
    Shintaro Yamazaki
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8610, Japan
    J Hepatol 44:325-33. 2006
    ..To explore the mechanisms underlying these processes, we focused on the initial responses of bone marrow to hepatectomy, using a mouse model...
  14. doi Further study of anti-ICOS immunotherapy for rat cardiac allograft rejection
    Xuan Chao Pan
    Department of Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Today 38:815-25. 2008
    ..To study the effect of B7-CD28 costimulatory signal blockade by adenovirus-mediated cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated antigen 4 immunoglobulin (AdCTLA-4Ig) on cardiac allograft survival in DA (RT1(a)) to LEW (Lewis RT1(l)) rat combinations...
  15. ncbi Extent of hepatectomy on splenic hypertrophy and platelet count in live liver donors
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 20:234-8. 2006
    ..32-9.04; p = 0.01] and the ratio of the platelet count decrease (adjusted OR, 11.6; 95% CI, 1.40-8.33; p = 0.01). Larger graft procurement might place living liver donors at higher risk for post-operative thrombocytopenia...
  16. ncbi Hepatic resection with reconstruction of the inferior vena cava or hepatic venous confluence for metastatic liver tumor from colorectal cancer
    Taku Aoki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 198:366-72. 2004
    ....
  17. pmc Prognostic impact of anatomic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 242:252-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prognostic impact of anatomic versus nonanatomic resection on the patients' survival after resection of a single hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  18. ncbi Effectiveness of hepatic resection for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma in cirrhotic patients: subgroup analysis according to Milan criteria
    Junji Yamamoto
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Section, Gastroenterological Division, Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:287-95. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the long-term post-resection outcomes for cirrhotic patients with early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  19. pmc Morphometric analysis of caudate veins for advanced liver surgery
    Nobuyuki Takemura
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 12:619-24. 2010
    ..Although previous cast studies have provided much useful overall information about the locations of the caudate veins, little is known about how to establish the exact locations of the caudate and short hepatic veins prior to surgery...
  20. doi Recovery of liver function after the cessation of preoperative chemotherapy for colorectal liver metastasis
    Takeshi Takamoto
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2747-55. 2010
    ..However, information on the aggravation of liver function and its reversibility is scarce...
  21. doi Pre-emptive antiviral therapy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis C: observation based on a single-center experience
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 23:580-8. 2010
    ..In LDLT for HCV, pre-emptive IFN-RBV-based treatment with the application of no-stopping approach is feasible and effective...
  22. doi Prognostic impact of spontaneous tumor rupture in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: an analysis of 1160 cases from a nationwide survey
    Taku Aoki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Musashino, Japan Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Izunokuni, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital, Kurume, Japan Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 259:532-42. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the background characteriscs of ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and to clarify the true impact of tumor rupture on patient prognosis in a large patient cohort...
  23. ncbi p16INK4A hypermethylation is associated with hepatitis virus infection, age, and gender in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Xin Li
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:7484-9. 2004
    ..The possible clinical impact of p16INK4A methylation and the potential risk factors for this epigenetic alteration have not been thoroughly investigated...
  24. doi Intermittent clamping is superior to ischemic preconditioning and its effect is more marked with shorter clamping cycles in the rat liver
    Yasuji Seyama
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 48:115-24. 2013
    ..While IC cycles consisting of 15 min of clamping with 5 min of reperfusion are used empirically, the optimal IC cycle has not been established. We compared the effects of various cycles of IC and PC in the rat liver...
  25. doi Superselective transarterial chemoembolization for hepatocellular carcinoma. Validation of treatment algorithm proposed by Japanese guidelines
    Kenichi Takayasu
    Diagnostic Radiology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatol 56:886-92. 2012
    ..However, the best indication and appropriateness of the algorithm for TACE are still unclear...
  26. doi Sinusoidal perfusion in the veno-occlusive region of living liver donors evaluated by indocyanine green and near-infrared spectroscopy
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:872-80. 2008
    ..Measurement of hepatic ICG uptake by NIRS could become a valuable tool for assessing the indication for venous reconstruction in LDLT and/or split donor liver transplantation...
  27. ncbi Pringle's maneuver and selective inflow occlusion in living donor liver hepatectomy
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:771-8. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi In situ hepatic vein graft: a simple new technique for hepatic venous reconstruction
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1748-51. 2007
    ..In extended left hepatectomy including venous resection of proximal portion of the MHV, a simple new venous reconstruction technique was attempted to bypass the long gap between the stump of peripheral portion of MHV and IVC...
  29. ncbi Sharing the middle hepatic vein between donor and recipient: left liver graft procurement preserving a large segment VIII branch in donor
    Yoji Kishi
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:1208-12. 2004
    ..In conclusion, V8 preservation in donors who underwent left liver resection led to satisfactory regeneration both of the right paramedian and lateral sectors and can minimize congestion in remnant liver...
  30. ncbi Estimation of standard liver volume in Japanese living liver donors
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1710-3. 2006
    ..Standard liver volume (SLV) is an important concept in adult living liver donor transplantation. The purpose of this study was to re-evaluate and modify the authors' previous formula for predicting total liver volume (TLV)...
  31. ncbi Hepatic artery reconstruction with double-needle microsuture in living-donor liver transplantation
    Mutsumi Okazaki
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:46-50. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi Splenectomy and preemptive interferon therapy for hepatitis C patients after living-donor liver transplantation
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 19:769-72. 2005
    ..The results of the preliminary study warrant a randomized control trial to examine the feasibility of splenectomy and preemptive viral therapy during liver transplantation for hepatitis C...
  33. ncbi Intraoperative three-dimensional visualization of liver vasculature by ultrasonography
    Masami Minagawa
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1448-50. 2004
    ..Three-dimensional ultrasound has been evaluated in various fields, but not yet in intraoperative sonography...
  34. doi Noninvasive estimation of hepatic steatosis in living liver donors: usefulness of visceral fat area measurement
    Noriyo Yamashiki
    Organ Transplantation Service, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 88:575-81. 2009
    ..To define clinico-pathological correlation, we reviewed our criteria for liver biopsy and examined the use of visceral fat area (VFA) estimation by computed tomography image...
  35. ncbi Effects of middle hepatic vein reconstruction on right liver graft regeneration
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 76:832-7. 2003
    ..The significance of MHV reconstruction on regeneration or functional recovery of right liver grafts after living-donor liver transplantation, however, remains unclear...
  36. doi Clinical implication of hypovascular hepatocellular carcinoma studied in 4,474 patients with solitary tumour equal or less than 3 cm
    Kenichi Takayasu
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Int 33:762-70. 2013
    ..To clarify the biological behaviour of small hypovascular hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) because of insufficient evidence even though frequently encountered...
  37. ncbi Short hepatic vein reconstruction in biliary atresia patients with absent inferior vena cava
    Ender Dulundu
    Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 21:13-7. 2007
    ..Both of the patients survived the operation with satisfactory graft function. A hemi-liver graft with short hepatic veins can be used for patients with biliary atresia with inferior vena cava agenesia using the current technique...
  38. ncbi Selection criteria for simultaneous resection in patients with synchronous liver metastasis
    Masami Minagawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 141:1006-12; discussion 1013. 2006
    ....
  39. ncbi Improved hepatic regeneration with reduced injury by redox factor-1 in a rat small-sized liver transplant model
    Lei Guo
    Department of Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Transplant 4:879-87. 2004
    ..The results of the present study may open a new avenue to clinical transplantation of disproportionately sized grafts in living-related liver transplantation...
  40. doi The vessel sealing system (LigaSure) in hepatic resection: a randomized controlled trial
    Mami Ikeda
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 250:199-203. 2009
    ..The aim of this trial was to verify the new surgical device (the LigaSure vessels sealing system) decrease liver transection time...
  41. ncbi Refinement of venous reconstruction using cryopreserved veins in right liver grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:541-7. 2004
    ..The present strategy seemed to be technically feasible for outflow reconstruction in a right liver graft...
  42. doi Evaluation of donor vasculobiliary anatomic variations in liver graft procurements
    Yoji Kishi
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ Transplantation, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 147:30-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this study, we explored whether variant BD anatomy can be predicted from portal PV or HA anatomy, and we compared left and right liver graft transplantation from the standpoint of vasculobiliary reconstruction...
  43. ncbi KL-6 mucin in metastatic liver cancer tissues from primary colorectal carcinoma
    Keming Zhang
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:960-3. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess subcellular localization of KL-6 mucin in liver metastatic tissues from colorectal carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma tissues...
  44. pmc Ultrasonically assisted retrohepatic dissection for a liver hanging maneuver
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 242:651-4. 2005
    ..To establish a safer and technically easier retrohepatic dissection for the liver hanging maneuver with the assistance of intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS)...
  45. ncbi Adult intussusception induced by the stump of the jejunal loop after liver transplantation
    Nobuhiro Shin
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:898-9. 2008
    ..This study reports a case of adult intussusception in which the stump of the jejunal loop in a Roux-en-Y bilioenteric reconstruction acted as a leading tip of the intussusception...
  46. ncbi Transhepatic approach for a small paracaval tumor in repeat resection
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 24:409-12. 2007
    ..The transhepatic enucleation would be a safe and recommendable surgical technique for a small paracaval tumor in repeat resection and/or in patients with poor liver functional reserve...
  47. doi Portal vein complications after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 21:1136-44. 2008
    ..The use of cryo-preserved vein grafts for reconstructing portal flow should be discouraged...
  48. doi Clinical and molecular insights into the hepatocellular carcinoma tumour marker des-γ-carboxyprothrombin
    Yoshinori Inagaki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Int 31:22-35. 2011
    ..However, various issues have to be resolved to construct a novel therapy for HCC-targeting DCP. Innovation is required to make further progress in examining DCP...
  49. doi Outcome of living donor liver transplantation for post-Kasai biliary atresia in adults
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery and Organ Transplantation Service, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:186-92. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that for post-Kasai BA patients without serious comorbidity at the time of transplantation, LDLT can be performed safely in all age groups...
  50. doi Value of visual inspection, bimanual palpation, and intraoperative ultrasonography during hepatic resection for liver metastases of colorectal carcinoma
    Shojiro Hata
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    World J Surg 35:2779-87. 2011
    ..Intraoperative detection of new nodules is common in patients undergoing hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases, although the value of intraoperative diagnosis is not well assessed...
  51. doi Surgical resection vs. percutaneous ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a preliminary report of the Japanese nationwide survey
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatol 49:589-94. 2008
    ..The treatment of choice for HCC remains controversial. We evaluated the therapeutic impact of surgical resection, PEI, and RFA for HCC on outcomes...
  52. doi Cohort study of the survival benefit of resection for recurrent hepatic and/or pulmonary metastases after primary hepatectomy for colorectal metastases
    Yoshihiro Mise
    Division of Hepato Billiary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 251:902-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate resection for hepatic and/or pulmonary recurrences in a cohort that underwent initial hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases...
  53. doi Allelic imbalances and homozygous deletion on 8p23.2 for stepwise progression of hepatocarcinogenesis
    Yutaka Midorikawa
    Division of Genome Science, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatology 49:513-22. 2009
    ..2. CSMD1 messenger RNA expression was decreased in HCC without 8p23.2 deletion, possibly due to hypermethylation of the CpG islands in its promoter region...
  54. doi Discrepancy between estimated and actual weight of partial liver graft from living donors
    Shouichi Satou
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:586-91. 2011
    ..The aim of the study reported here was to clarify the prevalence and degree of this discrepancy between estimated and actual liver volume...
  55. doi Incidence and management of biliary complications after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 24:535-42. 2010
    ..There are few detailed reports of biliary complications in a large adult living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) series...
  56. ncbi Single and multiple resections of multiple hepatic metastases of colorectal origin
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 135:508-17. 2004
    ..Indications for hepatectomy in patients with 4 or more hepatic colorectal metastases remain controversial...
  57. ncbi Impact of incidentally found hepatocellular carcinoma on the outcome of living donor liver transplantation
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 19:720-5. 2006
    ..Nodules newly found in the explant liver had little impact on recurrence-free survival. A decision for liver transplantation according to the Milan criteria based on preoperative evaluation is valuable for securing an excellent outcome...
  58. pmc Acquisition of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after living donor liver transplantation: a retrospective cohort study
    Masao Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 8:155. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the incidence and to analyze the risk factors for the acquisition of MRSA after LDLT in adults by multivariate analysis...
  59. ncbi Pancreaticoduodenectomy after esophageal and gastric surgery preserving right gastroepiploic vessels
    Mami Ikeda
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 141:205-8. 2006
    ..In this article, we describe the preservation procedures and discuss the problems of the secondary abdominal surgical procedure...
  60. ncbi Intraoperative direct measurement of hepatic arterial buffer response in patients with or without cirrhosis
    Taku Aoki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:684-91. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the baseline HABR appears to be continuously activated in patients with LC; this phenomenon probably results in the impairment of the acute HABR...
  61. ncbi Hepato-pancreaticoduodenectomy with preservation of the collateral arterial arcade in the head of the pancreas in a patient with celiac axis stenosis
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 52:742-4. 2005
    ..This is another valid alternative procedure for pancreaticoduodenectomy in a patient with celiac axis stenosis...
  62. doi Validity and feasibility of transient elastography for the transplanted liver in the peritransplantation period
    Yosuke Inoue
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 88:103-9. 2009
    ..Its feasibility and usefulness in the perioperative period in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) have not been studied...
  63. ncbi Systematic grading of surgical complications in live liver donors according to Clavien's system
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Organ Transplantation Service, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 19:982-7. 2006
    ..Clavien's system is simple and informative. It may serve as a common tool for the quality assessment in live liver donor surgery worldwide, and we propose its application whenever surgical complication of live donor is discussed...
  64. ncbi Des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in cancer and non-cancer liver tissue of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Wei Tang
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Oncol 22:969-75. 2003
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest that the origin of elevated serum DCP may lie not only in HCC tissue but also in non-cancer tissues. The HCC lesion itself appears to influence the production of DCP in surrounding non-cancer tissues...
  65. ncbi Biliary complications in right lateral sector graft live donor liver transplantation
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 21:332-9. 2008
    ..Accordingly, it is concluded that RLSG is a technically feasible option that may effectively expand the donor pool. Further application of RLSG is warranted...
  66. ncbi One thousand fifty-six hepatectomies without mortality in 8 years
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 138:1198-206; discussion 1206. 2003
    ..Despite improvements in diagnostic and surgical techniques, operative mortality associated with liver resection is still greater than 2% in most of the recent studies...
  67. ncbi Reconstruction of middle hepatic vein using a rotating left hepatic vein flap
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 199:656-60. 2004
  68. ncbi Late mortality from thrombotic microangiopathy after liver transplantation: report of a case
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Surg Today 37:345-8. 2007
    ..However, the patient's condition deteriorated and he died of multiple organ failure on POD 119. We report this case to stress that careful management of calcineurin inhibitor administration is critical in TMA...
  69. ncbi Morphological regeneration and hepatic functional mass after right hemihepatectomy
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Surgery, Showa General Hospital, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 23:44-50. 2006
    ..Liver has a remarkable ability to regenerate after major resection. However, little is known about the process of morphological regeneration and hepatic functional recovery in human...
  70. ncbi Assessment of hepatic reserve for indication of hepatic resection: decision tree incorporating indocyanine green test
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 12:16-22. 2005
    ..During strict application of this decision tree to 1429 consecutive hepatectomies, of which 685 were performed on HCC patients, during the last 10 years, we encountered only a single mortality...
  71. doi Positive lymphocytotoxic crossmatch does not adversely affect survival in living donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 26:482-6. 2009
    ..The influence of lymphocytotoxic crossmatch on survival or acute rejection in liver transplantation remains controversial. Data regarding graft survival and acute rejection of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) are limited...
  72. ncbi Prevention of renal impairment by continuous infusion of human atrial natriuretic peptide after liver transplantation
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 80:1093-8. 2005
    ..We investigated the efficacy of human atrial natriuretic peptide, which has potent natriuretic effects and unique protective effects for glomeruli in preventing acute renal failure after liver transplantation...
  73. ncbi Surgical repair for late-onset hepatic venous outflow block after living-donor liver transplantation
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 77:1768-70. 2004
    ..In all patients, the ascites stopped. HVOB must be diagnosed as soon as possible with Doppler ultrasound and venography. Prompt surgical revision can salvage the grafts...
  74. ncbi The surgical approach to HCC: our progress and results in Japan
    Masatoshi Makuuchi
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:S46-52. 2004
    ..Consequently, in our series of 36 patients with HCC who underwent living-donor liver transplantation, operative mortality was 3%, and the 2-year survival rate was 84%...
  75. ncbi Preoperative portal vein embolization: is it useful?
    Tadatoshi Takayama
    Third Department of Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, 30 1 Oyaguchikami machi, Itabashi ku, 173 8610, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 11:17-20. 2004
    ..Portal vein embolization (PVE) before hepatectomy is aimed to induce an atrophy of the embolized lobe to be resected, with a compensatory hypertrophy of the counterlobe to be preserved...
  76. ncbi Telomerase expression and p53 status in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:3166-71. 2002
    ..Telomerase and p53 play central roles in maintaining genomic integrity. The purpose of this study was to assess the role of telomerase expression and p53 protein overexpression in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  77. ncbi Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: Tokyo University series
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Dis 25:310-2. 2007
    ..Our institutional guideline for HCC in LDLT has been up to 5 nodules with a maximum diameter of 5 cm (5-5 rule)...
  78. ncbi Current role of portal vein embolization/hepatic artery chemoembolization
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Clin North Am 84:643-57. 2004
    ..A survival benefit of TACE in patients with unresectable or recurrent HCC has been demonstrated. The significance of preoperative TACE is still controversial. TACE is routinely performed before PVE in HCC patients...
  79. ncbi [Surveillance after curative resection of hepatocellular carcinoma]
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 108:131-6. 2007
    ..This intense protocol may detect tumor recurrence earlier and may provide a better chance for curative treatment. However, there is no sufficient evidence showing that this protocol confers survival benefit...
  80. ncbi Surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver resection and liver transplantation
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Saudi Med J 28:1171-9. 2007
    ..The treatment algorithm, which is based on evidence picked up from published papers, is now available and useful to determine the therapeutic choice depending on the tumor- and liver function-related conditions...
  81. ncbi Successful reconstruction of segmental or subsegmental bile ducts after resection of hilar bile ducts: short- and long-term results
    Karl Sondenaa
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1278-81. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi Clinical significance of early hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kazuto Inoue
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:S16-9. 2004
    ..31; 95% confidence interval, 0.15-0.65; P=.002) and death (0.26; 0.09-0.73; P=.01) than was the overt HCC group. Early HCC is a distinct clinical entity with a high rate of surgical cure...
  83. ncbi Administration of iodized oil resulted in impaired liver function due to enhanced portosystemic shunting
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:282-4. 2004
  84. ncbi alpha-Fetoprotein mRNA in the circulation as a predictor of postsurgical recurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma: a prospective study
    Masayoshi Ijichi
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatology 35:853-60. 2002
    ..33; 95% CI, 1.26-4.34; P =.007). In conclusion, postsurgical recurrence of HCC can be predicted by detecting AFP mRNA-expressing cells in peripheral blood...
  85. ncbi Demographic and clinical characteristics of resectable hepatocellular carcinoma in China and Japan
    Ping Yuan
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:2343-7. 2007
    ..To describe and compare the demographic and clinical characteristics of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients subject to surgical operation at two referral centers in China and Japan...
  86. ncbi Combined hepatocellular and cholangiocarcinoma: a clinicopathologic study of 26 resected cases
    Yoshiko Yano
    Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 33:283-7. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the characteristics of cHCC-CC in comparison with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CC)...
  87. ncbi Surgical resection of liver metastases of gastric cancer: an analysis of a 17-year experience with 22 patients
    Yoshihiro Sakamoto
    Department of Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital and Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 133:507-11. 2003
    ..The justification for surgical resection of liver metastases from gastric cancer remains controversial...
  88. doi Early hepatocellular carcinoma: pathology, imaging, and therapy
    Tadatoshi Takayama
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:972-8. 2008
    ..In 1987, Japanese researchers proposed to define the pathological concept of early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, there are some conceptual differences between the East and the West in the diagnosis and treatment of early HCC...
  89. ncbi Methylation status of suppressor of cytokine signaling-1 gene in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Hideyuki Miyoshi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 8655, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 39:563-9. 2004
    ..However, principally, it is methylation in the 5'-noncoding region but not that in the coding region which determines the regulation of gene expression...
  90. ncbi [Surgical treatment of colorectal liver metastasis]
    Masami Minagawa
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 104:721-9. 2003
    ..While multiple metastases significantly impair patient prognosis, the life expectancy of patients with 4 or more nodules makes their resection mandatory...
  91. ncbi Identification of soluble NH2-terminal fragment of glypican-3 as a serological marker for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yoshitaka Hippo
    Genome Science Division, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Cancer Res 64:2418-23. 2004
    ..These results indicate that sGPC3 is a novel serological marker essential for the early detection of HCC...
  92. doi Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan: the J-HCC guidelines
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:119-21. 2009
    ..As expected, these guidelines have begun to be applied at every level of clinical decision making for HCC. The first revision of the J-HCC Guidelines is now in process, and it is scheduled to be completed by March 2009...
  93. ncbi Elevation of serum KL-6 mucin levels in patients with cholangiocarcinoma
    Huanli Xu
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:2000-4. 2008
    ..The current study performed serological analysis to evaluate KL-6 mucin levels in sera from various liver cancer patients and healthy individuals...
  94. ncbi The glypican 3 oncofetal protein is a promising diagnostic marker for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Naoko Yamauchi
    Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Mod Pathol 18:1591-8. 2005
    ....
  95. ncbi A retrospective study of radiotherapy for spinal bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)
    Naoki Nakamura
    Department of Radiology, Tokyo University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:38-43. 2007
    ..To evaluate the therapeutic effects of radiotherapy on spinal bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  96. ncbi Prospective cohort study of transarterial chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma in 8510 patients
    Kenichi Takayasu
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 131:461-9. 2006
    ..To elucidate the survival of the patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) who underwent transcatheter arterial lipiodol chemoembolization (TACE) and to analyze the factors affecting the survivals...
  97. ncbi Preoperative detection of hepatic venous collaterals in right liver graft
    Shoichi Satou
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:708-9. 2005
  98. ncbi Accuracy of the preoperative determination of tumor markers in the differentiation of liver mass lesions in surgical patients
    Guido Torzilli
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:740-5. 2002
    ..The diagnostic accuracy of tumor markers for differentiating focal liver lesions is not yet defined. Therefore, we carried out a retrospective analysis to address this issue...
  99. ncbi Living-donor liver transplantation in adults: Tokyo University experience
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 10:1-4. 2003
    ..The mortality rate was 6% and three additional patients experienced late death. The 2-year cumulative survival rate was 92%. The present results suggest that LDLT can be performed with an acceptable outcome in adult patients...
  100. ncbi Living donor liver transplantation for epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: Report of a case
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Surg Today 36:1024-7. 2006
    ..To determine if transplantation improves the prognosis of patients with EH, we must re-evaluate its indications...