Y Kitagawa

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Affiliation: Keio University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic detection of sentinel lymph nodes in gastrointestinal cancer: a novel and minimally invasive approach
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:86S-89S. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of the sentinel lymph node in gastrointestinal cancer
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Clin North Am 80:1799-809. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Further evidence that altered p16/CDKN2 gene expression is associated with lymph node metastasis in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    H Takeuchi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:627-32. 2001
  4. doi request reprint Non-sentinel lymph node status and prognosis of breast cancer patients with micrometastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    T Onishi
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Surg Res 45:344-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint [Clinical significance of sentinel node navigation surgery in the treatment of early gastric cancer]
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nippon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 102:753-7. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Outlining the body contours with scattered photons in lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel nodes
    H Fujii
    Department of Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 14:401-4. 2000
  7. doi request reprint Medium-term results of neoadjuvant systemic chemotherapy using irinotecan, 5-fluorouracil, and leucovorin in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer
    Y Ishii
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:1061-5. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node navigation in early stage gastric cancer--updated data and current status
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Scand J Surg 95:256-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Availability of sentinel node as predictive index of lymph node metastases to early-stage gastric cancer surgery
    S Kamiya
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:10. 2011
  10. doi request reprint A phase II trial of capecitabine and docetaxel followed by 5-fluorouracil/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide (FEC) as preoperative treatment in women with stage II/III breast cancer
    H Jinno
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Oncol 21:1262-6. 2010

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Publications59

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic detection of sentinel lymph nodes in gastrointestinal cancer: a novel and minimally invasive approach
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 8:86S-89S. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The role of the sentinel lymph node in gastrointestinal cancer
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Surg Clin North Am 80:1799-809. 2000
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Further evidence that altered p16/CDKN2 gene expression is associated with lymph node metastasis in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus
    H Takeuchi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:627-32. 2001
    ..These results also suggest that tumor cells in metastatic lymph nodes may have more aggressive proliferation and higher malignant potential than tumor cells in primary lesions...
  4. doi request reprint Non-sentinel lymph node status and prognosis of breast cancer patients with micrometastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    T Onishi
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Surg Res 45:344-9. 2010
    ..The prognostic significance of sentinel lymph node (SLN) micrometastases and the need for axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) on patients with micrometastases in SLNs remain controversial...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Clinical significance of sentinel node navigation surgery in the treatment of early gastric cancer]
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nippon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 102:753-7. 2001
    ..Validation of the SN concept in gastric cancer in a multi-centric clinical trial is essential for clinical application of this procedure, including the establishment of a novel, minimally invasive approach for early-stage gastric cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outlining the body contours with scattered photons in lymphoscintigraphy for sentinel nodes
    H Fujii
    Department of Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 14:401-4. 2000
    ..The results of this study confirm that images obtained from scattered photons on lymphoscintigraphy are helpful in identifying the anatomical location of sentinel nodes...
  7. doi request reprint Medium-term results of neoadjuvant systemic chemotherapy using irinotecan, 5-fluorouracil, and leucovorin in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer
    Y Ishii
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Surg Oncol 36:1061-5. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Sentinel node navigation in early stage gastric cancer--updated data and current status
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Scand J Surg 95:256-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Availability of sentinel node as predictive index of lymph node metastases to early-stage gastric cancer surgery
    S Kamiya
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:10. 2011
    ..We analyzed the feasibility of sentinel node (SN) biopsy and its accuracy in predicting the lymph node status in patients with early gastric cancer...
  10. doi request reprint A phase II trial of capecitabine and docetaxel followed by 5-fluorouracil/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide (FEC) as preoperative treatment in women with stage II/III breast cancer
    H Jinno
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Oncol 21:1262-6. 2010
    ..This study's purpose was to determine the efficacy of X and T followed by 5-fluorouracil/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide (FEC) in the preoperative setting...
  11. doi request reprint Clinical significance of plasma fibrinogen level as a predictive marker for postoperative recurrence of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in patients receiving neoadjuvant treatment
    S Matsuda
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 27:654-61. 2014
    ..Moreover, plasma fibrinogen classification could be a simple and valuable predictive marker for postoperative follow up. ..
  12. doi request reprint Clinical utility of preoperative evaluation of bronchial arteries by three-dimensional computed tomographic angiography for esophageal cancer surgery
    T Wada
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 26:616-22. 2013
    ..3D-CTA clearly revealed BA anatomy, contributing to BA preservation and safe and precise lymphadenectomy in esophageal cancer surgery. 3D-CTA of BAs is useful for preoperative evaluation in esophageal cancer surgery. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Validation study of sentinel lymph node mapping using radio- and dye-guided methods in gastric cancer: 431 cases at a single institution
    M Niihara
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:76. 2011
    ..The aim of the present work was to investigate the accuracy of the SLN biopsy of gastric cancer with various stages and evaluate the indication for SLN navigated gastrectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint The relationship of HOXB9 expression promoting tumor cell proliferation and angiogenesis to clinical outcomes of patients with breast cancer
    T Hayashida
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:10546. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Novel procedure, SILSOID colectomy, is a bridge between conventional and single-incisional laparoscopic colectomy
    K Okabayashi
    Department of Surgery, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 4:7-10. 2011
    ..We describe a new hybrid laparoscopic procedure, SILSOID colectomy, which combines conventional LC with SILS...
  16. ncbi request reprint Radio-guided sentinel node detection for gastric cancer
    Y Kitagawa
    Departments of Surgery, Radiology and Pathology, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 89:604-8. 2002
    ..However, the validity of the SN hypothesis is still controversial for gastrointestinal cancers including gastric cancer. The aim of this study was to test the feasibility and accuracy of radio-guided mapping of SNs for gastric cancer...
  17. pmc Improvement in the results of surgical treatment of advanced squamous esophageal carcinoma during 15 consecutive years
    N Ando
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 232:225-32. 2000
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint [Appropriate extent of lymphadenectomy in esophageal cancer]
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nippon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 102:477-83. 2001
    ..Individualized surgical management of patients with esophageal cancer is essential to improve the quality of life of patients and long-term results...
  19. ncbi request reprint Correlation between EGF receptor expression and peplomycin cytotoxicity in squamous cell carcinoma cell lines
    M Osaku
    Department of Surgery, Kitasato Institute Hospital, Tokyo 108 8642, Japan
    Oncol Rep 8:855-60. 2001
    ..These observations suggest that EGF receptor expression is closely associated with the cytotoxic effect of PEP on SCC cells...
  20. ncbi request reprint Non-sentinel lymph node status and prognosis of the breast cancer patients with micrometastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    H Jinno
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 27:e11504. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the non- sentinel lymph node (NSLN) status and prognosis of the patients with micrometastatic SLNs...
  21. ncbi request reprint Radiotherapy, including sentinel lymph node, to superficial cancer of esophagus
    T Kaburagi
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:126. 2011
    ..But the wider field of irradiation is, the more likely adeverse event is to occur. In this study, we examined utility of RT based on sentinel lymph node (SLN) theory...
  22. doi request reprint Impact of Portal Hemodynamic Changes in Partial Liver Grafts on Short-Term Graft Regeneration in Living Donor Liver Transplantation
    M Shimazu
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University Hachioji Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 48:2747-2755. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the intraoperative hemodynamic changes in partial liver grafts and characterize their potential impact on post-transplant liver regeneration in LDLT...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and nonsentinel lymph node status of the patients with breast cancer with micrometastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    M Takahashi
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:e11503. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the non-sentinel lymph node (NSLN) status and prognosis of the patients with micrometastatic SLNs...
  24. ncbi request reprint HOXB9, a gene promoting tumor angiogenesis and proliferation, as a prognostic factor in breast cancer
    H Seki
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:33. 2011
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Hemoadsorption of high-mobility group box chromosomal protein 1 using a column for large animals
    R Nishiyama
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Surg Res 51:181-90. 2013
    ..A method for efficiently removing HMGB1 from the systemic circulation could be a promising therapy for HMGB1-mediated inflammatory diseases...
  26. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil elastase inhibitor improves postoperative clinical courses after thoracic esophagectomy
    K Suda
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 20:478-86. 2007
    ..Postoperative Sivelestat treatment after transthoracic esophagectomy improves the condition of SIRS and postoperative clinical courses, even in patients without complications...
  27. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic treatment combined with laparoscopic sentinel node mapping for superficial gastrointestinal cancers
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:471-5. 2007
  28. ncbi request reprint Development of endoscopic surgery for the minimally invasive treatment of digestive and other diseases
    T Furukawa
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjyuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
    Keio J Med 50:167-74. 2001
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint [Methods of sentinel lymph node mapping]
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
    Chirurg 75:751-5. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognosis and non-sentinel lymph node status of the breast cancer patients with micrometastatic sentinel lymph nodes
    M Takahashi
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:140. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the non-sentinel lymph node (NSLN) status and prognosis of the patients with micrometastatic SLNs...
  31. ncbi request reprint A phase II neoadjuvant trial of concurrent trastuzumab and paclitaxel without anthracycline in women with HER2-positive operable breast cancer
    H Jinno
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:e11070. 2011
    ..Predictive factors of pCR including deregulation of the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway were also investigated...
  32. doi request reprint Superiority of radioisotope over blue dye for sentinel lymph node detection in breast cancer
    T Hayashida
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjyuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Surg Res 44:111-6. 2010
    ..Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is commonly performed using radioisotopes and/or blue dye. However, it is still undefined which reagent is more suitable for identifying sentinel lymph nodes (SLN)...
  33. pmc Effect of endogenous and exogenous EGF on the growth of EGF receptor-hyperproducing human squamous cell carcinoma implanted in nude mice
    Y Kitagawa
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Cancer 72:865-8. 1995
    ..These results suggest a growth-promoting effect of physiological levels of endogenous EGF on EGF receptor-hyperproducing human tumours in vivo...
  34. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of high-mobility group box chromosomal protein 1 before and after exposure to the surgical stress of thoracic esophagectomy: a predictor of clinical course after surgery?
    K Suda
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Dis Esophagus 19:5-9. 2006
    ..Postoperative serum HMGB-1 concentrations were higher in patients who developed complications, and may be a predictive marker for complications in this setting...
  35. ncbi request reprint Alterations of p53, cyclin D1 and pRB expression in the carcinogenesis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    H Kawakubo
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 14:1453-9. 2005
    ..Dysplasia observed at screening for secondary lesions has a highly malignant potential and careful follow-up studies are required...
  36. ncbi request reprint Role of synuclein-γ in perineural invasion in a mouse pancreatic cancer model and use as a marker of prognosis
    T Hibi
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 26:4634. 2008
    ..This study was aimed to compare protein expression profiles between these 2 subsets to discover promising molecule critically involved with PNI and to elucidate its role in vivo and surgical cases...
  37. ncbi request reprint A phase II neoadjuvant trial of concurrent trastuzumab and paclitaxel without anthracycline in women with HER2-positive operable breast cancer
    H Jinno
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:283. 2011
    ..Predictive factors of pCR including deregulation of the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) pathway were also investigated...
  38. pmc Comparison of oncological safety between nipple sparing mastectomy and total mastectomy using propensity score matching
    T Seki
    Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 97:291-7. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the local recurrence rate between NSM and total mastectomy (TM)...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Clinical application of sentinel node navigation surgery for esophageal cancer]
    Hiroya Takeuchi
    Department of Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Kyobu Geka 62:749-53. 2009
    ..Clinical application of SN navigation surgery will be expected to play a key role for intraoperative diagnosis for lymph node metastasis and individualized multimodal therapy in patients with cT1N0 esophageal cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Relationship of BTG2 expression and anastrozole resistance in breast cancer
    S Nishiya
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:220. 2011
    ..Based on these results, we hypothesized that BTG2 expression affects the sensitivity against aromatase inhibitior...
  41. ncbi request reprint A phase II trial of capecitabine and docetaxel followed by 5-FU/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide (FEC) as preoperative treatment in women with breast cancer
    H Jinno
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 26:11536. 2008
    ..Our purpose is to determine the efficacy of capecitabine and docetaxel followed by 5-FU/epirubicin/cyclophosphamide (FEC) in the perioperative setting...
  42. ncbi request reprint Loss of B-cell translocation gene 2 in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer and tamoxifen resistance
    T Hayashida
    Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:63. 2011
    ..Our analysis of Oncomine database suggested that BTG2 expression might be related to the clinical outcome in patients with tamoxifen treatment...
  43. doi request reprint Upregulation of integrin β4 promotes epithelial-mesenchymal transition and is a novel prognostic marker in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
    Y Masugi
    Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Lab Invest 95:308-19. 2015
    ..In conclusion, we elucidated the prognostic and clinicopathological significance of ITGB4 overexpression in PDA and also the potential role for ITGB4 in the regulation of cancer invasion and EMT. ..
  44. doi request reprint Variations in survival and perioperative complications between hospitals based on data from two phase III clinical trials for oesophageal cancer
    K Kataoka
    Japan Clinical Oncology Group JCOG Data Centre Operations Office, Centre for Research Administration and Support, National Cancer Centre, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 102:1088-96. 2015
    ..The impact of interinstitutional heterogeneity on outcomes between hospitals after oesophagectomy has not been examined previously using data from surgical clinical trials...
  45. doi request reprint Mitigation of occult lung injury by pneumonectomy via minithoracotomy in mice
    M Kohno
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 60:124-30. 2012
    ..The systemic and pulmonary inflammatory response associated with pneumonectomy performed via minithoracotomy versus that after open posterolateral thoracotomy is uncertain...
  46. doi request reprint Increased plasma levels of high mobility group box 1 in patients with acute liver failure
    G Oshima
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Surg Res 48:154-62. 2012
    ..In this study, we determined the plasma and hepatic tissue levels of HMGB1 in patients with acute liver failure (ALF)...
  47. ncbi request reprint Sexual function in men with rectal and rectosigmoid cancer after laparoscopic and open surgery
    N Nitori
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinanomachi 35, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1304-7. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate and compare the incidences and degrees of this complication between laparoscopic and open surgery for rectal cancer...
  48. doi request reprint Organ Perfusion for Uterus Transplantation in Non-Human Primates With Assumed Procurement of a Uterus From a Brain-Dead Donor
    I Kisu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 48:1266-9. 2016
    ..Herein, we report the results of a preliminary study in cynomolgus monkeys of a new perfusion method for uterus transplantation with assumed procurement of a uterus from a brain-dead donor...
  49. ncbi request reprint Prospective multicenter trial of sentinel node mapping for gastric cancer
    Y Kitagawa
    The Japan Society of Sentinel Node Navigation Surgery JSNNS Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Medical College, Tokyo, Japan Kagoshima University Graduate School, Kagoshima, Japan Fukushima Medical College, Fukushima, Japan Ishikawa Centeral Hospital, Ishikawa, Japan Kanazawa University Graduate School, Ishikawa, Japan Nagoya University Graduate School, Nagoya, Japan International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 27:4518. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that SN mapping plays a key role to obtain individual information and allows modification of the surgical procedure for early gastric cancer...
  50. doi request reprint A Report on the Positive Response to an Outdoor Nature Challenge of a Snow Camp for Young Liver Transplant Patients
    E Soeda
    Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 49:115-120. 2017
    ..The objective of this study is to measure the effect of nature and outdoor activity to improve children's medical adherence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Early recurrence of breast cancer after sentinel node navigation surgery: A multicenter prospective study in Japan
    S Imoto
    School of Medicine, Kyorin University, Mitaka, Japan Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan International University of Health and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan Kagoshima University Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima, Japan School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Japanese Society Investigators for Sentinel Node Navigation Surgery
    J Clin Oncol 27:e11530. 2009
    ..Primary endpoint is to evaluate the success rate and adverse events of SNNS, and secondary endpoint is to observe the outcome of patients who underwent SNNS during 5 years...
  52. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the risk of small bowel obstruction following open or laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    T Yamada
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Surg 103:493-503. 2016
    ..One of the potential advantages of laparoscopic compared with open colorectal surgery is a reduction in postoperative bowel obstruction events. Early reports support this proposal, but accumulated evidence is lacking...
  53. doi request reprint Peripheral nerve crushing to relieve chronic pain in diabetic and ischaemic foot ulcers
    K Nagasaki
    Department of Surgery, Saitama Municipal Hospital, Saitama, Japan
    J Wound Care 25:470-4. 2016
    ..We retrospectively assessed the effectiveness of peripheral nerve crushing (Smithwick operation) in relieving intractable chronic pain associated with foot ulcers caused by diabetes mellitus (DM) or atherosclerosis...
  54. doi request reprint Left-side hepatectomy in living donors: through a reduced upper-midline incision for liver transplantation
    M Shinoda
    Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    Transplant Proc 46:1400-6. 2014
    ..We present our attempts at reducing the length of incision in living donor left-side hepatectomy without laparoscopic approach...
  55. pmc Increased levels of epsilon and gamma isoforms of 14-3-3 proteins in cerebrospinal fluid in patients with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    H Takahashi
    Department of Pathology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 6:983-5. 1999
    ..Furthermore, dot immunoblot analysis showed that MAbs were more specific for native antigen than polyclonal antibodies were...
  56. ncbi request reprint Clinical patterns of metastasis
    Stanley P L Leong
    Department of Surgery, University of California, and UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 25:221-32. 2006
    ..Beyond the clinical patterns of metastasis, it is imperative to understand the biology of metastasis and to characterize patterns of metastasis perhaps due to heterogeneous clones based on their molecular signatures...
  57. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory change in the upper joint space in temporomandibular joint with internal derangement on gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging
    T Ogasawara
    Department of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Fukui Medical University, Matsuoka, Japan
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:252-6. 2002
    ..021), but there was no significant difference for disc morphology (P = 0.094) and bone morphology (P = 0.384). Gd-DTPA enhanced MR imaging may potentially have diagnostic value for internal derangements of TMJs...
  58. ncbi request reprint [Contrast enhancement for sentinel lymph node imaging]
    K Ogawa
    Department of Electronic Informatics, College of Engineering, Hosei University
    Kaku Igaku 38:317-23. 2001
    ..The original image was subtracted by the mean value at each annular area. The performance of the proposed method was confirmed by clinical data...
  59. pmc Lymph node metastasis from hilar cholangiocarcinoma: audit of 110 patients who underwent regional and paraaortic node dissection
    Y Kitagawa
    First Department of Surgery, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Ann Surg 233:385-92. 2001
    ..However, the fact that long-term survival is possible despite pN2 or pM1 disease encourages the authors to perform an aggressive surgical procedure with extended lymph node dissection in selected patients with hilar cholangiocarcinoma...