Y Saito

Summary

Affiliation: Kansai Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint New tubular bioabsorbable knitted airway stent: biocompatibility and mechanical strength
    Yukihito Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the Division of Surgical Pathology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:161-7. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial stents: past, present, and future
    Yukihito Saito
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 25:375-80. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Operative aneurysmectomy and middle lobectomy for asymptomatic bronchial artery aneurysm in young patient
    Y Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgical Pathology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, 570 8507, Moriguchi, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:366-9. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint New tubular bioabsorbable knitted airway stent: feasibility assessment for delivery and deployment in a dog model
    Yukihito Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1438-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastasectomy for 165 patients with colorectal carcinoma: A prognostic assessment
    Yukihito Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:1007-13. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint [Reoperation for metachronous pulmonary or tracheal lesions after pneumonectomy]
    H Omiya
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 55:61-6. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Experimental study of pulmonary artery infusion with cisplatin in a solitary pulmonary tumor model using a rat colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line
    H Omiya
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10-15 Fumizono-cho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570-8507, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 49:414-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint [A device to prevent an air-leakage after a thoracoscopic surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax]
    K Minami
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 56:904-7. 2003
  9. pmc Frontal white matter anisotropy and symptom severity of late-life depression: a magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging study
    K Nobuhara
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:120-2. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Disseminated aspergillosis following resolution of Pneumocystis pneumonia with sustained elevation of beta-glucan in an Intensive Care Unit: a case report
    T Saito
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Dept of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University Hirakata Hospital, Shin Machi, Hirakata, Japan
    Infection 37:547-50. 2009

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Publications69

  1. ncbi request reprint New tubular bioabsorbable knitted airway stent: biocompatibility and mechanical strength
    Yukihito Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, the Division of Surgical Pathology, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 123:161-7. 2002
    ..This study examines the biocompatibility and suitability of a new tubular bioabsorbable knitted stent made of poly-L -lactic acid in normal rabbit airways and examines the mechanical strength of this stent in vitro...
  2. ncbi request reprint Endobronchial stents: past, present, and future
    Yukihito Saito
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Semin Respir Crit Care Med 25:375-80. 2004
    ..In this article, the advantages and disadvantages of currently available stents are reviewed, and some thoughts on the future development of airway stenting will be mentioned...
  3. ncbi request reprint Operative aneurysmectomy and middle lobectomy for asymptomatic bronchial artery aneurysm in young patient
    Y Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgical Pathology, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizonocho, 570 8507, Moriguchi, Japan
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 18:366-9. 2000
    ..Our patient underwent an operative aneurysmectomy and middle lobectomy to eliminate aneurysmal rupture instead of BAE...
  4. ncbi request reprint New tubular bioabsorbable knitted airway stent: feasibility assessment for delivery and deployment in a dog model
    Yukihito Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1438-40. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether it is possible to deliver and deploy a new device, a poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) tubular knitted airway stent, under bronchoscopic guidance in a dog model...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary metastasectomy for 165 patients with colorectal carcinoma: A prognostic assessment
    Yukihito Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 124:1007-13. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze our entire experience with pulmonary resection for metastatic colorectal carcinoma to determine prognostic factors and critically evaluate the potential role of extended metastasectomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Reoperation for metachronous pulmonary or tracheal lesions after pneumonectomy]
    H Omiya
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 55:61-6. 2002
    ..Case 3: A 59-year old male who underwent left pneumonectomy for metastatic lung tumor from rectal cancer was re-operated for intrathoracic recurrence 28 months after the pneumonectomy. All cases are alive without recurrence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Experimental study of pulmonary artery infusion with cisplatin in a solitary pulmonary tumor model using a rat colorectal adenocarcinoma cell line
    H Omiya
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, 10-15 Fumizono-cho, Moriguchi, Osaka 570-8507, Japan
    Jpn J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 49:414-9. 2001
    ..Pulmonary artery infusion is thus a promising modality in metastatic lung tumor treatment...
  8. ncbi request reprint [A device to prevent an air-leakage after a thoracoscopic surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax]
    K Minami
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 56:904-7. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate an efficacy of staple-line reinforcement in the patients who underwent thoracoscopic lung resection using an automatic stapler...
  9. pmc Frontal white matter anisotropy and symptom severity of late-life depression: a magnetic resonance diffusion tensor imaging study
    K Nobuhara
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:120-2. 2006
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Disseminated aspergillosis following resolution of Pneumocystis pneumonia with sustained elevation of beta-glucan in an Intensive Care Unit: a case report
    T Saito
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Dept of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Kansai Medical University Hirakata Hospital, Shin Machi, Hirakata, Japan
    Infection 37:547-50. 2009
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Diffusion-weighted imaging for predicting new compression fractures following percutaneous vertebroplasty
    T Sugimoto
    Department of Radiology and Neuropsychiatry, Kansai Medical University Takii Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Acta Radiol 49:419-26. 2008
    ..However, some patients return to the hospital due to recurrent back pain following PVP, and such pain is sometimes caused by new compression fractures...
  12. ncbi request reprint Developmental changes of the content of acetyl-CoA carboxylase mRNA in chicken liver
    T Takai
    Laboratory of Cell Biology, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Osaka, Japan
    Arch Biochem Biophys 266:313-8. 1988
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Greater trunk muscle torque reduces postmenopausal bone loss at the spine independently of age, body size, and vitamin D receptor genotype in Japanese women
    M Iki
    Department of Public Health, Kinki University School of Medicine, 377 2 Oono Higashi, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, 589 8511, Japan
    Calcif Tissue Int 71:300-7. 2002
    ..Exercise programs to increase the strength of the trunk muscles would be beneficial for the prevention of osteoporosis regardless of the VDR genotypes...
  14. pmc Cloning of genes coding for L-sorbose and L-sorbosone dehydrogenases from Gluconobacter oxydans and microbial production of 2-keto-L-gulonate, a precursor of L-ascorbic acid, in a recombinant G. oxydans strain
    Y Saito
    Pharmacological Research Laboratory, Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Osaka, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:454-60. 1997
    ..coli tufB resulted in improving the production of 2-KLGA. Consequently, high-level production from D-sorbitol to 2-KLGA (130 mg/ml) was achieved by simple fermentation of the recombinant Gluconobacter...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cold shock domain protein A represses angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis via inhibition of serum response element
    Y Saito
    Division of Gene Therapy Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Oncogene 27:1821-33. 2008
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that expression of CSDA can repress angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis via direct binding to SRE in addition to HRE...
  16. ncbi request reprint A widely applicable electrode sensitive to basic drugs based on poly(vinyl chloride) membrane plasticized with tricresyl phosphate
    H Suzuki
    Pharmaceutical Research Center, Kanebo, Ltd, Osaka, Japan
    Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 41:1123-6. 1993
    ..Trazodone hydrochloride and trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride in tablets were determined, and the results compared favorably with those obtained by conventional methods...
  17. pmc Nucleotide sequence of the tissue-type plasminogen activator cDNA from human fetal lung cells
    H Sasaki
    Product Development Laboratories, Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Osaka, Japan
    Nucleic Acids Res 16:5695. 1988
  18. ncbi request reprint [Lung cancer combined with idiopathic interstitial pneumonias]
    Takayuki Imakiire
    Division of Chest Surgery, Nishi Niigata Chuo National Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 58:4-8. 2005
    ..We considered most patients were in a stable state of IIPs preoperatively, and we made effort to treat IIPs with limited resection. The prognosis of IIPs was poor. It is difficult to decide whether to carry out limited resection...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predictive values of acute phase reactants, basic fetoprotein, and immunosuppressive acidic protein for staging and survival in renal cell carcinoma
    Y Miyata
    Department of Urology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Sakamoto, Nagasaki City, Japan
    Urology 58:161-4. 2001
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms and haplotypes of the human cardiac sodium channel alpha subunit gene (SCN5A) in Japanese and their association with arrhythmia
    K Maekawa
    Project Team for Pharmacogenetics, National Institute of Health Sciences, 1 18 1 Kamiyoga, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo 158 8501, Japan
    Ann Hum Genet 69:413-28. 2005
    ..This study provides fundamental information necessary to elucidate the effect of genetic variations in SCN5A on channel function and cardiac rhythm in Japanese, and probably in the Asian population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Independent accumulations of tau and amyloid beta-protein in the human entorhinal cortex
    T Katsuno
    Department of Neuropathology, Faculty of Medicine, Graduate School of Arts and Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Neurology 64:687-92. 2005
    ..All of these studies were performed at the histologic or immunocytochemical level, which may not accurately reflect the actual levels of amyloid beta-protein (Abeta) and tau...
  22. ncbi request reprint The relationships of proteinuria, serum creatinine, glomerular filtration rate with cardiovascular disease mortality in Japanese general population
    F Irie
    Department of Health and Welfare, Ibaraki Prefectural Office, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
    Kidney Int 69:1264-71. 2006
    ..Similar associations were observed for stroke, coronary heart disease, and all-cause mortality. Proteinuria, and hypercreatininemia or reduced GFR and their combination were significant predictors of CVD and all-cause mortality...
  23. pmc Extensive primary cardiac liposarcoma with multiple functional complications
    S Uemura
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara, Japan
    Heart 90:e48. 2004
    ..Pathological examination of the mass was consistent with well differentiated liposarcoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Preoperative airway evaluation using multi-slice three-dimensional computed tomography for a patient with severe tracheal stenosis
    K Toyota
    Department of Anaesthesia, Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital, 730 Ezu, Tottori City, 680 0901, Japan
    Br J Anaesth 93:865-7. 2004
    ..We conclude that multi-slice CT is useful for preoperative airway evaluation for patients with stenosis and distortion of the trachea...
  25. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic perforation at therapeutic colonoscopy: should the endoscopist attempt closure using endoclips or transfer immediately to surgery?
    K Taku
    Endoscopy 38:428. 2006
  26. pmc Frontal cerebral blood flow change associated with infant-directed speech
    Y Saito
    Department of Psychology, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama 1 1 1, Higashi Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739 8524, Japan
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92:F113-6. 2007
    ..To examine the auditory perception of maternal utterances by neonates using near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)...
  27. doi request reprint Knowledge and impressions regarding the concept of mutation among Japanese university students
    N Ando
    Department of Medical Psychology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kanagawa, Japan
    Clin Genet 74:75-81. 2008
    ..This is of particular importance when communicating with patients and their families...
  28. ncbi request reprint Overexpression of connective tissue growth factor in podocytes worsens diabetic nephropathy in mice
    H Yokoi
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Kidney Int 73:446-55. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that overexpression of CTGF in podocytes is sufficient to exacerbate proteinuria and mesangial expansion through a functional impairment and loss of podocytes...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship between muscle oxygenation kinetics and the rate of decline in peak torque during isokinetic knee extension in acute hypoxia and normoxia
    Y Kawahara
    Graduate School of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Int J Sports Med 29:379-83. 2008
    ..However, low SpO2 and muscle oxygenation did not affect the rates of decline of peak torque. These results suggest that the decline in peak torque occurs for reasons other than O2 availability...
  30. ncbi request reprint Determining the treatment strategy for colorectal neoplastic lesions: endoscopic assessment or the non-lifting sign for diagnosing invasion depth?
    N Kobayashi
    Division of Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:701-5. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Prediction of anti-tumour effect of thermochemotherapy with in vitro thermochemosensitivity testing for non-small cell lung cancer
    T Abiko
    Department of Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Hyperthermia 23:267-75. 2007
    ..We investigated whether it is possible to predict the antitumour effects of thermochemotherapy from the results of anticancer agent sensitivity testing...
  32. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic submucosal dissection: a safe technique for colorectal tumors
    Y Tamegai
    Department of Gastroenterology, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:418-22. 2007
    ..The present retrospective study aimed to analyze the technical and clinical outcomes after ESD of colorectal tumors...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prediction of lateral pelvic node involvement in low rectal cancer by conventional computed tomography
    H Yano
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, International Medical Centre of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 94:1014-9. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint A newly developed bipolar-current needle-knife for endoscopic submucosal dissection of large colorectal tumors
    Y Sano
    Division of Digestive Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan
    Endoscopy 38:E95. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Successful matched unrelated BMT for secondary AML which developed simultaneously with relapsed Hodgkin's lymphoma
    C Ohwada
    Bone Marrow Transplant 39:569-70. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori CagA interacts with E-cadherin and deregulates the beta-catenin signal that promotes intestinal transdifferentiation in gastric epithelial cells
    N Murata-Kamiya
    Division of Molecular Oncology, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Oncogene 26:4617-26. 2007
    ..pylori CagA plays an important role in the development of intestinal metaplasia, a premalignant transdifferentiation of gastric epithelial cells from which intestinal-type gastric adenocarcinoma arises...
  37. ncbi request reprint Is a second ligation necessary in endoscopic submucosal resection of rectal carcinoid tumors?
    K I Fu
    Endoscopy 38:949. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Genetic variations and haplotype structures of the ABCB1 gene in a Japanese population: an expanded haplotype block covering the distal promoter region, and associated ethnic differences
    K Sai
    Project Team for Pharmacogenetics, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, 158 8501, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 70:605-22. 2006
    ..Our updated analysis of ABCB1 haplotype blocks will assist pharmacogenetic and disease-association studies carried out using Asian subjects...
  39. pmc Endoscopic indications for endoscopic mucosal resection of laterally spreading tumours in the colorectum
    T Uraoka
    Division of Endoscopy, National Cancer Centre Hospital, 5 1 1 Tsukiji, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Gut 55:1592-7. 2006
    ..LSTs with deeper submucosal (sm) invasion, however, should not be treated by EMR because of the higher risk of lymph node metastasis...
  40. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of large flat colorectal tumors resected endoscopically
    S Higaki
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Endoscopy 35:845-9. 2003
    ..We prospectively analysed follow-up colonoscopy examinations of endoscopic polypectomy resection sites for residual lesions...
  41. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum vascular endothelial growth factor is associated with visceral fat accumulation in human obese subjects
    S Miyazawa-Hoshimoto
    Department of Clinical Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chuo Ku, Japan
    Diabetologia 46:1483-8. 2003
    ..The study also aims to show the effect of serum VEGF protein on gene expression of transcriptional factor E26 transformation-specific-1 (Ets-1) and matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-3...
  42. ncbi request reprint Heparin-carrying polystyrene (HCPS)-bound collagen substratum to immobilize heparin-binding growth factors and to enhance cellular growth
    M Ishihara
    National Defense Medical College, Research Institute, Division of Biomedical Engineering, 3-2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359-8513, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res 56:536-44. 2001
    ..These results indicate that HCPS-bound collagen substrata with various bioactive heparin-binding molecules may provide novel biomaterials controlling cellular activities such as growth and differentiation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric lateralization in the cortical motor preparation for human vocalization
    Y Terao
    Department of Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
    J Neurosci 21:1600-9. 2001
    ..Our results also suggested involvement of the motor representation of respiratory muscles and also of supplementary motor cortex...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association of autoimmune thyroid disease with microsatellite markers for the thyrotropin receptor gene and CTLA-4 in Japanese patients
    T Akamizu
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Thyroid 10:851-8. 2000
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Mutations in the hepatocyte nuclear factor-4alpha gene in Japanese with non-insulin-dependent diabetes: a nucleotide substitution in the polypyrimidine tract of intron 1b
    K Sakurai
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 32:316-20. 2000
    ....
  46. pmc Calreticulin functions in vitro as a molecular chaperone for both glycosylated and non-glycosylated proteins
    Y Saito
    Department of Biochemistry, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8
    EMBO J 18:6718-29. 1999
    ..We conclude that in addition to being a lectin CRT possesses a polypeptide binding capacity capable of discriminating between protein conformational states and that it functions in vitro as a classical molecular chaperone...
  47. ncbi request reprint Expression of LR11, a mosaic LDL receptor family member, is markedly increased in atherosclerotic lesions
    T Kanaki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 19:2687-95. 1999
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint A missense mutation in the CD38 gene, a novel factor for insulin secretion: association with Type II diabetes mellitus in Japanese subjects and evidence of abnormal function when expressed in vitro
    K Yagui
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Chiba University School of Medicine, Japan
    Diabetologia 41:1024-8. 1998
    ..The Arg140Trp mutation on CD38 thus appears to contribute to the development of Type II diabetes mellitus via the impairment of glucose-induced insulin secretion in the presence of other genetic defects...
  49. ncbi request reprint A missense Glu298Asp variant in the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene is associated with coronary spasm in the Japanese
    M Yoshimura
    Division of Cardiology, Kumamoto University School of Medicine, Honjo, Japan
    Hum Genet 103:65-9. 1998
    ..2%) and control group (9.0%; P=0.014 for dominant effect). Thus, we have found the missense Glu298Asp variant in the eNOS gene by the analysis of its entire 26 coding regions. The variant is significantly associated with coronary spasm...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adult onset globoid cell leukodystrophy (Krabbe disease): analysis of galactosylceramidase cDNA from four Japanese patients
    H Furuya
    Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University 60, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Genet 100:450-6. 1997
    ..This difference in mutation sites may affect the clinical features of GLD...
  51. ncbi request reprint A novel mosaic protein containing LDL receptor elements is highly conserved in humans and chickens
    S Mörwald
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Biocenter and University of Vienna, Austria
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 17:996-1002. 1997
    ..The features of LR11 suggest important roles in intercellular and intracellular ligand transport processes, some of which it may share with other brain-specific LDLR family members...
  52. ncbi request reprint Elements of neural adhesion molecules and a yeast vacuolar protein sorting receptor are present in a novel mammalian low density lipoprotein receptor family member
    H Yamazaki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Chiba University School of Medicine, Chiba 260, Japan
    J Biol Chem 271:24761-8. 1996
    ..The identification of this highly conserved and superbly complex protein offers the opportunity to gain new insights into the emergence of multifunctional mosaic proteins akin to the ever expanding LDL receptor gene family...
  53. ncbi request reprint [An epidemiological study of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Japan]
    M Konno
    Teikyo University, School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 68:1338-51. 1994
    ..Most of the Pcr strains were simultaneously resistant to macrolides and minocycline. Further more, isolation frequencies of Pcr S. pneumoniae in west Japan, were relatively high compared with those of east Japan...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Plasma lipid level in the elderly]
    Y Saito
    Department of Clinical Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba 260-8677
    Rinsho Byori 49:438-41. 2001
    ..We also describe the management of hyperlipidemia in the elderly...
  55. ncbi request reprint Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors in smooth muscle cells
    A Ishida
    Department of Molecular Biology, The Hope Heart Institute, Seattle, Washington 98122, USA
    J Cell Physiol 188:359-68. 2001
    ..In conclusion, our studies demonstrate the presence of VEGF receptors on VSMCs that are functional. These studies also indicate that in vivo, VEGF may play a role in modulating the response of VSMCs...
  56. ncbi request reprint Acute severe alcohol-induced bronchial asthma
    Y Saito
    Division of Respirology and Allergology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake
    Intern Med 40:643-5. 2001
    ..Since bronchial asthma patients who are homozygous for mutant ALDH-2 genes are susceptible to acute severe alcohol-induced asthma attacks, strict clinical attention is thought a necessity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Adenovirus-mediated transfer of the PTEN gene inhibits human colorectal cancer growth in vitro and in vivo
    Y Saito
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Gene Ther 10:1961-9. 2003
    ..Thus Ad-PTEN may be a potential therapeutic for treatment of colorectal cancers...
  58. ncbi request reprint Twenty-year follow-up of acquired renal cystic disease
    I Ishikawa
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 59:153-9. 2003
    ..This is a report of the 20-year follow-up...
  59. pmc Periodate-treated, non-anticoagulant heparin-carrying polystyrene (NAC-HCPS) affects angiogenesis and inhibits subcutaneous induced tumour growth and metastasis to the lung
    K Ono
    Department of Surgery II, National Defense Medical College, Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513 Japan
    Br J Cancer 86:1803-12. 2002
    ..These results suggest that non-anticoagulant heparin-carrying polystyrene has an inhibitory activity on angiogenesis and tumour invasion and may be very useful in cancer therapy...
  60. ncbi request reprint A case of hyperplastic polyposis of the colon with adenocarcinomas in hyperplastic polyps after long-term follow-up
    N Koide
    Deptartment of Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:499-502. 2002
    ..Half of the adenocarcinomas were located in the right colon. Although hyperplastic polyposis is uncommon, it warrants regular surveillance, as it appears to be associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Development of an aggressive depressed cancer in a case of familial adenomatous polyposis
    Y Saito
    Division of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:421-3. 2002
    ..This case raises the possibility that carcinomas may not always evolve from polyps in FAP. Aggressive cancers with a depressed appearance should be searched for when surveying the rectal stump in patients with FAP...
  62. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous ipsilateral fractures of distal and proximal ends of the radius
    H Nagaya
    The Okazaki Orthopaedic Hospital, 62-1 Konba Shinden-cho, Okazaki, Aichi 444-3174, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 6:439-43. 2001
    ..At the 1-year follow up, the patient had minor residual limitation of forearm pronation and elbow joint extension, but she had no pain on movement, and had a good result based on Cooney's score (90 points)...
  63. ncbi request reprint Assessment of coronary flow velocity reserve using fast velocity-encoded cine MRI for noninvasive detection of restenosis after coronary stent implantation
    Y Saito
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Mie University School of Medicine, Tsu-city, Japan
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 3:209-14. 2001
    ..52+/-0.09 at 6 months after stent implantation (p < 0.05). CONCLUSION: Fast velocity-encoded cine MRI is a technique that shows promise in providing non-invasive detection of restenosis of coronary stent implantation...
  64. ncbi request reprint Immunohistochemical diagnosis of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii infection in chronic meningoencephalitis: the first case in Japan
    T Tsunemi
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medicine
    Intern Med 40:1241-4. 2001
    ..Even in areas where C. neoformans var. gattii does not exist, this infection should be considered possible as a travel-related infection...
  65. ncbi request reprint Combined primary aldosteronism and preclinical Cushing's syndrome: an unusual case presentation of adrenal adenoma
    T Honda
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Hypertens Res 24:723-6. 2001
    ..In patients with large aldosterone-producing adenoma, contralateral adrenal insufficiency should be anticipated after the removal of the tumor...
  66. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the insulin-sensitive phosphodiesterase 3B gene in type 2 diabetes
    R Sano
    Department of Clinical Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, 260 8670, Chiba, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 54:79-88. 2001
    ..In conclusion, alterations in the PDE3B gene are unlikely to contribute importantly to the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes mellitus or lipoatrophic diabetes mellitus in Japan...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Order-made therapy for early lung cancer patients]
    M Kawamura
    Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 54:962-7. 2001
    ..8 months and MST of those (n = 16) who did not have any sensitive agents according to CDDST was 5.6 months. There was significant difference between these two groups (p = 0.0048; logrank)...
  68. pmc Carbonyl reductase as a significant predictor of survival and lymph node metastasis in epithelial ovarian cancer
    M Umemoto
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, 5 Zaifu cho, Hirosaki, 036 8562, Japan
    Br J Cancer 85:1032-6. 2001
    ..1% for those with CR-positive cancer (P< 0.05). The present results indicate that decreased CR expression in epithelial ovarian cancer is associated with RLN metastasis and poor survival...
  69. ncbi request reprint [A case of cat scratch disease complicated by reversible encephalopathy]
    Y Saito
    Department of Pediatrics, Jikei University School of Medicine
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 65:1464-9. 1991
    ..As far as we know, this case is the first case in Japan. In cases of a rapidly progressive encephalopathy, the diagnosis of cat scratch disease should be considered...