Y Takuma

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Affiliation: Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Measurement of Spleen Stiffness with Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging Predicts Mortality and Hepatic Decompensation in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hiroshima City Hospital, Hiroshima Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2016
  2. ncbi request reprint [Radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients]
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 110:403-11. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Measurement of spleen stiffness by acoustic radiation force impulse imaging identifies cirrhotic patients with esophageal varices
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Gastroenterology 144:92-101.e2. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric varices in compensated cirrhosis
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1245-52. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Telomerase reverse transcriptase gene amplification in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Medicine and Medical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1300-4. 2004
  6. pmc Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma: our case series and literature review
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama 710 8602, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1436-41. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Clinical trial: oral zinc in hepatic encephalopathy
    Y Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:1080-90. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes after curative treatment for cryptogenic cirrhosis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma satisfying the Milan criteria
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1417-24. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatic steatosis correlates with the postoperative recurrence of hepatitis C virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Liver Int 27:620-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint IGFBP-3 expression in hepatocellular carcinoma involves abnormalities in TGF-beta and/or Rb signaling pathways
    Eiichiro Yumoto
    Department of Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    Int J Oncol 27:1223-30. 2005

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Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Measurement of Spleen Stiffness with Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging Predicts Mortality and Hepatic Decompensation in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hiroshima City Hospital, Hiroshima Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol . 2016
    ..We investigated whether measurements of spleen stiffness, made by acoustic radiation force impulse (AFRI) imaging, associated with mortality and decompensation in patients with cirrhosis, compared to liver stiffness and other markers...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma in elderly patients]
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 110:403-11. 2013
    ..However, when considering the clinical background, RFA might be safe and effective in elderly patients, as well as non-elderly patients...
  3. doi request reprint Measurement of spleen stiffness by acoustic radiation force impulse imaging identifies cirrhotic patients with esophageal varices
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Gastroenterology 144:92-101.e2. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether spleen stiffness (SS), measured by acoustic radiation force impulse imaging, can identify patients who have esophageal varices (EVs); those without EVs would not require endoscopic examination...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric varices in compensated cirrhosis
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1245-52. 2005
    ..We investigated the effectiveness of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO) for the treatment of gastric fundal varices...
  5. ncbi request reprint Telomerase reverse transcriptase gene amplification in hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Medicine and Medical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:1300-4. 2004
    ..Amplification of the hTERT gene, located at chromosome 5p, is thought to be a potential genetic event contributing to telomerase activation in sporadic tumors...
  6. pmc Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma: our case series and literature review
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama 710 8602, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 16:1436-41. 2010
    ..In conclusion, patients with non-cirrhotic NASH may be a high-risk group for HCC, and regular surveillance for HCC is necessary in non-cirrhotic NASH patients as well as cirrhotic patients...
  7. doi request reprint Clinical trial: oral zinc in hepatic encephalopathy
    Y Takuma
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 32:1080-90. 2010
    ..Hepatic encephalopathy has a negative effect on patient health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Zinc supplementation has been effective with regard to altered nitrogen metabolism...
  8. doi request reprint Outcomes after curative treatment for cryptogenic cirrhosis-associated hepatocellular carcinoma satisfying the Milan criteria
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1417-24. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to reveal the clinical features of early CC-HCC...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hepatic steatosis correlates with the postoperative recurrence of hepatitis C virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Liver Int 27:620-6. 2007
    ..Hepatic steatosis is a prominent feature of chronic hepatitis C. Hepatic steatosis was reported recently to be a risk factor for hepatitis C virus (HCV)-associated hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  10. ncbi request reprint IGFBP-3 expression in hepatocellular carcinoma involves abnormalities in TGF-beta and/or Rb signaling pathways
    Eiichiro Yumoto
    Department of Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Japan
    Int J Oncol 27:1223-30. 2005
    ..The present study suggests that IGFBP-3 mediates growth suppression signals via the TGF-beta and/or Rb pathways in HCC...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased levels of tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 in human hepatocellular carcinoma
    Eiji Matsumoto
    Department of Medicine and Medical Science, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Shikata cho, Japan
    Liver Int 24:379-83. 2004
    ..Invasion and metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are regulated by matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs). However, the role of TIMPs in these processes is not clear...
  12. ncbi request reprint Gastric ulcer after prophylactic balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration
    Yoshitaka Takuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center, 2 5 1 Kuroiso cho, Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, 740 8510, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 42:257-60. 2007
    ..Based on our experience, we recommend periodic follow-up endoscopy...
  13. ncbi request reprint [A case of mixed duct-islet cell tumor of the pancreas]
    Masaya Iwamuro
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization Iwakuni Clinical Center
    Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi 104:829-36. 2007
    ..Postoperatively, we make a diagnosis of combined tumor of the pancreas, i.e. mixed duct-islet cell carcinoma. In this paper, we discuss this rare disorder and summarize 33 cases reported in the Japanese literature...
  14. ncbi request reprint Reduced expression of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 and its promoter hypermethylation in human hepatocellular carcinoma
    Tadashi Hanafusa
    Isotope Center, Okayama University, Okayama University Medical School, 2 5 1 Shikata cho, Okayama 700 8558, Japan
    Cancer Lett 176:149-58. 2002
    ..As IGFBP-3 functions like a tumor suppressor gene, it may be used as a therapeutic target for HCC...