Akihiro Shiotani

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Affiliation: National Defense Medical College
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gene therapy for laryngeal paralysis
    Akihiro Shiotani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:115-22. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Injection laryngoplasty with calcium phosphate cement
    Akihiro Shiotani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:816-21. 2009
  3. pmc Serum midkine as a biomarker for malignancy, prognosis, and chemosensitivity in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Taku Yamashita
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513, Japan
    Cancer Med 5:415-25. 2016
  4. ncbi request reprint Vocal function after transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery (TOVS) for hypopharyngeal and supraglottic cancer
    Shingo Tanaka
    a Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol . 2016
  5. doi request reprint Tacrolimus prevents laryngotracheal stenosis in an acute-injury rat model
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 125:E210-5. 2015
  6. doi request reprint Tumor depth as a predictor of lymph node metastasis of supraglottic and hypopharyngeal cancers
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:490-6. 2011
  7. pmc Pathophysiology of the inner ear after blast injury caused by laser-induced shock wave
    Katsuki Niwa
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, 359 8513, Japan
    Sci Rep 6:31754. 2016
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for dysphagia after transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery for laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Head Neck 38:196-201. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery of sialolithiasis using sialendoscopy
    Takeshi Matsunobu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan Electronic address
    Auris Nasus Larynx 41:528-31. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced interstitial magnetic resonance lymphography to detect a sentinel lymph node in tongue cancer patients
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 133:418-23. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Gene therapy for laryngeal paralysis
    Akihiro Shiotani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 116:115-22. 2007
    ..The development of a new treatment for laryngeal paralysis, aimed at the return of dynamic function and neurologic restoration and regeneration, is necessary...
  2. doi request reprint Injection laryngoplasty with calcium phosphate cement
    Akihiro Shiotani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:816-21. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility of injection laryngoplasty with calcium phosphate cement (CPC), which is an injectable paste, self-hardening, and which recrystallizes to calcium hydroxylapatite after injection...
  3. pmc Serum midkine as a biomarker for malignancy, prognosis, and chemosensitivity in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Taku Yamashita
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513, Japan
    Cancer Med 5:415-25. 2016
    ..Serum midkine may be a useful, minimally invasive biomarker for early detection, therapeutic decision-making, and predicting prognosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vocal function after transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery (TOVS) for hypopharyngeal and supraglottic cancer
    Shingo Tanaka
    a Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol . 2016
    ..Although oncological and functional outcomes of TOVS was satisfactory, surgeons should mention the risk of post-operative voice impairment in pre-operative counseling...
  5. doi request reprint Tacrolimus prevents laryngotracheal stenosis in an acute-injury rat model
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 125:E210-5. 2015
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine whether tacrolimus modulates wound healing of the airway mucosa and prevents laryngotracheal stenosis in an acute injury animal model...
  6. doi request reprint Tumor depth as a predictor of lymph node metastasis of supraglottic and hypopharyngeal cancers
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:490-6. 2011
    ..This analysis is important to evaluate the requirement for additional elective neck dissection when clinically node-negative cancers are treated by transoral surgery...
  7. pmc Pathophysiology of the inner ear after blast injury caused by laser-induced shock wave
    Katsuki Niwa
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, 359 8513, Japan
    Sci Rep 6:31754. 2016
    ..This phenomenon was caused by loss of the synaptic ribbon. This type of hearing dysfunction has recently been described as hidden hearing loss caused by cochlear neuropathy, which is associated with tinnitus or hyperacusis. ..
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for dysphagia after transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery for laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Head Neck 38:196-201. 2016
    ..Transoral surgery is gaining attention as a minimally invasive treatment option for laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer. Postoperative swallowing function is satisfactory in most cases, but occasionally dysphagia persists...
  9. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery of sialolithiasis using sialendoscopy
    Takeshi Matsunobu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan Electronic address
    Auris Nasus Larynx 41:528-31. 2014
    ..The present study assessed the utility of sialendoscopy and identified potential factors influencing successful sialendoscopic salivary stone retrieval...
  10. doi request reprint Superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced interstitial magnetic resonance lymphography to detect a sentinel lymph node in tongue cancer patients
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 133:418-23. 2013
    ..Our results indicate that further studies are warranted, as this novel method may replace current scintigraphic techniques...
  11. doi request reprint Value of a novel PGA-collagen tube on recurrent laryngeal nerve regeneration in a rat model
    Hiroshi Suzuki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 126:E233-9. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that the PGA-collagen tube would promote regeneration of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN). This hypothesis was examined in a rat axotomy model of the RLN...
  12. doi request reprint The beneficial effect of Hangesha-shin-to (TJ-014) in gentamicin-induced hair cell loss in the rat cochlea
    Katsuki Niwa
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 43:507-13. 2016
    ..We examined whether Hangesha-shin-to (TJ-014), a traditional Japanese Kampo medicine considered to be a potent antioxidant, protects HCs from gentamicin (GM)-induced damage...
  13. pmc Selective activator protein-1 inhibitor T-5224 prevents lymph node metastasis in an oral cancer model
    Daisuke Kamide
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Cancer Sci 107:666-73. 2016
    ..1% in the vehicle-treated group (n = 27; P < 0.05). In conclusion, T-5224 inhibited the invasion and migration of HNSCC cells in vitro, and prevented lymph node metastasis in head and neck cancer in an animal model. ..
  14. doi request reprint Novel Indocyanine Green-Phytate Colloid Technique for Sentinel Node Detection in Head and Neck: Mouse Study
    Koji Araki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 151:279-85. 2014
    ..We resolved this problem by mixing indocyanine green (ICG) with phytate colloid to retard its migration and demonstrated its feasibility in a nude mouse study...
  15. doi request reprint Characteristics of laser-induced shock wave injury to the inner ear of rats
    Takaomi Kurioka
    National Defense Medical College, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    J Biomed Opt 19:125001. 2014
    ..Thus, our animal model is expected to be useful for laboratory-based research of blast-induced inner ear injury...
  16. pmc Gene therapy of c-myc suppressor FUSE-binding protein-interacting repressor by Sendai virus delivery prevents tracheal stenosis
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0116279. 2015
    ..The airway-targeted gene therapy of the c-myc suppressor FIR, using a recombinant SeV vector, prevented tracheal stenosis in a rat model of airway mucosal injury. ..
  17. ncbi request reprint Videolaryngoscopic transoral en bloc resection of supraglottic and hypopharyngeal cancers using laparoscopic surgical instruments
    Akihiro Shiotani
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:225-32. 2010
    ..We assessed the outcome of en bloc transoral resection of supraglottic and hypopharyngeal cancer using a distending laryngoscope with rigid videoendoscopic and laparoscopic surgical instruments...
  18. doi request reprint Endoscopic transoral oropharyngectomy using laparoscopic surgical instruments
    Taku Yamashita
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Head Neck 33:1315-21. 2011
    ..However, all approaches have certain disadvantages. Therefore, we built and examined new surgical environments for improving the situation...
  19. doi request reprint Neuronal re-juvenilization in the nucleus ambiguus after vagal nerve injury
    Takuji Takaoka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 1608582, Japan
    Neurosci Res 65:353-9. 2009
    ..Mature neurons in the nucleus ambiguus may thus have the potential to juvenilize after vagal/recurrent laryngeal nerve injury...
  20. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for pyriform sinus fistula by transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery
    Daisuke Kamide
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Am J Otolaryngol 36:601-5. 2015
    ..Needle cautery enables fine excision and delicate dissection of the fistula tract. TOVS is a safe, easy, and reliable treatment and is a suitable first line treatment. ..
  21. doi request reprint Transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery with a navigation system for excision of a metastatic retropharyngeal lymph node
    Yuya Tanaka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 76:357-63. 2014
    ..To report the utilization of a new transoral surgery system, i.e. transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery (TOVS) with a navigation system, for the removal of a metastatic retropharyngeal lymph node (RPLN)...
  22. doi request reprint Low-level laser therapy for prevention of noise-induced hearing loss in rats
    Atsushi Tamura
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 0042, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 595:81-6. 2015
    ..Our findings suggest that LLLT has cytoprotective effects against NIHL via the inhibition of iNOS expression and apoptosis. ..
  23. ncbi request reprint Histological growth pattern of and alpha-actinin-4 expression in thyroid cancer
    Nobuaki Tanaka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Anticancer Res 34:3157-63. 2014
    ..To assess the clinicopathological significance of the histological growth pattern (HGP) and α-actinin-4 (ACTN4) expression in thyroid cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Sentinel node concept in clinically n0 laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 3598513, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2568-75. 2008
    ..In this study, we investigated whether the SN concept is applicable for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer...
  25. ncbi request reprint A novel drug therapy for recurrent laryngeal nerve injury using T-588
    Yuko Mori
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Laryngoscope 117:1313-8. 2007
    ..In the present study, the possibility of new drug treatments using T-588 for RLN injury was assessed using rat models...
  26. doi request reprint Photobiomodulation rescues the cochlea from noise-induced hearing loss via upregulating nuclear factor κB expression in rats
    Atsushi Tamura
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 0042, Japan Electronic address
    Brain Res 1646:467-74. 2016
    ..01, each). These data suggest that PBM activates NF-κB to induce protection against inducible nitric oxide synthase-triggered oxidative stress and caspase-3-mediated apoptosis that occur following noise-induced hearing loss. ..
  27. pmc ERK2 mediates inner hair cell survival and decreases susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss
    Takaomi Kurioka
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Sci Rep 5:16839. 2015
    ..Furthermore, we observed a significantly lower survival rate of inner hair cells in these mice compared to control mice. Our results indicate that ERK2 plays important roles in the survival of HC in NIHL...
  28. doi request reprint A case of nasal septal abscess caused by medication related osteonecrosis in breast cancer patient
    Mayuka Maeda
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical Collage, Namiki 3 2, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 43:93-6. 2016
    ..We suspect that this history played an important role in MRONJ induced nasal septal abscess. ..
  29. doi request reprint Inhaled hydrogen gas therapy for prevention of noise-induced hearing loss through reducing reactive oxygen species
    Takaomi Kurioka
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Neurosci Res 89:69-74. 2014
    ..While strong immunoreactivities against 8-OHdG were observed of the non-treated group, the H2-treated group showed decreased immunoreactivity for 8-OHdG. These findings strongly suggest that inhaled hydrogen gas protects against NIHL. ..
  30. doi request reprint Activated protein C rescues the cochlea from noise-induced hearing loss
    Takaomi Kurioka
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    Brain Res 1583:201-10. 2014
    ..Moreover, APC significantly induced activation of p-Akt in the cochlea. These findings suggest that APC has a novel protective effect on the cochlea against NIHL that is mediated by p-Akt and the anti-apoptotic signaling pathway...
  31. doi request reprint Composite hyoid bone graft interposition for the treatment of laryngotracheal stenosis
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Departments of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 76:147-52. 2014
    ..A composite hyoid bone interposition graft has the potential to be an ideal graft because the head and neck surgeon can obtain the graft in the same operative field with good vascular supply from the muscle pedicle...
  32. doi request reprint Targeted gene transfer into head and neck squamous cell carcinoma by nanosecond pulsed laser-induced stress waves
    Koji Araki
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513, Japan
    Lasers Med Sci 29:231-8. 2014
    ..This technique is site specific, safe, and easily applicable for practical purposes. LISW gene therapy with therapeutic factors that inhibit tumor growth therefore has the potential as a future treatment for HNSCC. ..
  33. doi request reprint Sendai virus transgene in a novel gene therapy for laryngotracheal disease
    Daisuke Mizokami
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Laryngoscope 123:1717-24. 2013
    ..To assess the potential utility of SeV gene therapy for laryngotracheal diseases, we established a novel LTS model and examined the transduction efficiency of SeV vectors in normal and LTS model tissue...
  34. ncbi request reprint Outpatient oral chemotherapy with S-1 for unresectable or distant metastatic head and neck cancer
    Mayuka Maeda
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College of Japan, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:3285-9. 2013
    ..S-1 is an oral anticancer agent containing a combination of 2 modulators and tegafur, which is a pro-drug of 5-fluorouracil...
  35. doi request reprint Traditional Chinese Medicine for treatment of laryngeal papillomatosis
    Keisuke Okubo
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Altern Complement Med 16:427-33. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the clinical effectiveness of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as an adjuvant therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis...
  36. doi request reprint Salvage Transoral Videolaryngoscopic Surgery for radiorecurrent hypopharyngeal and supraglottic cancer
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    National Defense Medical College, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Saitama, Japan Electronic address
    Auris Nasus Larynx . 2016
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of Transoral Videolaryngoscopic Surgery (TOVS) for radiorecurrent supraglottic and hypopharyngeal cancer, and to compare survival and complications between primary and radiorecurrent cases...
  37. ncbi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 expression in the guinea pig cochlea induced by intense noise stimulation
    Takeshi Matsunobu
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl . 2009
    ..These results suggest that noise induces free radical formation in the cochlea and that, in the guinea pig, heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) may play an important role in the recovery from noise trauma in the organ of Corti...
  38. doi request reprint A traditional Japanese medicine--Hangeshashinto (TJ-14)--alleviates chemoradiation-induced mucositis and improves rates of treatment completion
    Taku Yamashita
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 3598513, Japan
    Support Care Cancer 23:29-35. 2015
    ..In this study, we investigated the efficacy of a traditional Japanese medicine-Hangeshashinto (TJ-14)-for (chemo)radiation-induced oral mucositis...
  39. doi request reprint Transoral videolaryngoscopic surgery for oropharyngeal, hypopharyngeal, and supraglottic cancer
    Masayuki Tomifuji
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, 359 8513, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 271:589-97. 2014
    ..A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy was indicated for 1 (1.7 %) patient. Four (6.7 %) patients received transient tracheostomy. TOVS is a satisfactory and minimally invasive treatment option for laryngeal and pharyngeal cancers...
  40. doi request reprint High-speed digital imaging of the neoglottis after supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy
    Koichiro Saito
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 142:598-604. 2010
    ..To determine the utility of high-speed digital imaging (HSDI) in evaluating vocal kinetics of the neoglottis after supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidoepiglottopexy (SCL-CHEP)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of neurotrophic agent T-817MA against inner ear barotrauma in the guinea pig
    Hitoshi Maekawa
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 117:67-70. 2011
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  42. pmc Protein transduction therapy into cochleae via the round window niche in guinea pigs
    Hiroki Takeda
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev 3:16055. 2016
    ..Thus, the topical application of molecules fused to 9R-CPPs may be a simple and promising strategy for treating inner ear diseases. ..
  43. pmc Fibroepithelial polyp of the external auditory canal: a case report and a literature review
    Nobuaki Tanaka
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, 3 2 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama 359 8513, Japan
    Case Rep Otolaryngol 2013:818197. 2013
    ..Excision of fibroepithelial polyp of the external auditory canal is advisable, especially in the presence of any symptoms, and should be preceded by confirmation of nonmalignancy by biopsy, if possible. ..
  44. doi request reprint Hemophagocytic syndrome in the course of sudden sensorineural hearing loss
    Atsushi Tamura
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Saitama, Japan
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 74:211-4. 2012
    ..This paper aims to comprehensively document a rare case of sensorineural hearing loss accompanied by hemophagocytic syndrome which could be one of the causes of cochlear dysfunction...
  45. doi request reprint Correlation of climbing perception and eye movements during daytime and nighttime takeoffs using a flight simulator
    Atsushi Tamura
    a Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 136:433-8. 2016
    ....
  46. pmc NRF2 Is a Key Target for Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss by Reducing Oxidative Damage of Cochlea
    Yohei Honkura
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8574, Japan
    Sci Rep 6:19329. 2016
    ..Thus, high NRF2 activity is advantageous for cochlear protection from noise-induced injury, and NRF2 is a promising target for NIHL prevention. ..
  47. pmc Clinical and immunological implications of increase in CD208+ dendritic cells in tonsils of patients with immunoglobulin A nephropathy
    Hanako Takechi
    Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 28:3004-13. 2013
    ..We investigated subtypes and localization of dendritic cells (DCs) in tonsils and looked for relationships between the tonsillar DCs and the clinical features and renal histological changes of patients with IgAN...
  48. doi request reprint Relationship between globus sensation and esophageal clearance
    Jin Adachi
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 130:138-44. 2010
    ..Abnormal esophageal clearance appears to be associated with globus sensation in young and middle-aged persons, but not in the elderly...