Yoichi Arai

Summary

Affiliation: Tohoku University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in nonsurgical management of localized prostate cancer
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:393-4. 2007
  2. pmc Treatment outcome of high-dose image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy using intra-prostate fiducial markers for localized prostate cancer at a single institute in Japan
    Ken Takeda
    Department of Radiological Technology, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Radiat Oncol 7:105. 2012
  3. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-1 genotypes and haplotypes influence the survival of prostate cancer patients with bone metastasis at initial diagnosis
    Norihiko Tsuchiya
    Department of Urology, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    BMC Cancer 13:150. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Extraperitoneal laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection after chemotherapy for nonseminomatous testicular germ-cell tumor: surgical and oncological outcomes
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1389-95. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: summary of early multi-institutional experience in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:430-4. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of quality of life in patients with previously untreated advanced prostate cancer receiving maximum androgen blockade therapy or LHRHa monotherapy: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, comparative study
    Yoichi Arai
    Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:1385-96. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Current use of the artificial urinary sphincter and its long-term durability: a nationwide survey in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:101-4. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic transureteroureterostomy with cutaneous ureterostomy to salvage failed ileal conduit urinary diversion
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Eur Urol 59:875-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Burden of male stress urinary incontinence: a survey among urologists in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:915-7. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Renal hypothermia using ice-cold saline for retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: evaluation of split renal function with technetium-99m-dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scintigraphy
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 77:814-8. 2011

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Publications112 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in nonsurgical management of localized prostate cancer
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 12:393-4. 2007
  2. pmc Treatment outcome of high-dose image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy using intra-prostate fiducial markers for localized prostate cancer at a single institute in Japan
    Ken Takeda
    Department of Radiological Technology, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Radiat Oncol 7:105. 2012
    ..We evaluated the medium-term treatment outcome after high-dose, image-guided intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) using intra-prostate fiducial markers for clinically localized prostate cancer...
  3. pmc Insulin-like growth factor-1 genotypes and haplotypes influence the survival of prostate cancer patients with bone metastasis at initial diagnosis
    Norihiko Tsuchiya
    Department of Urology, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    BMC Cancer 13:150. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the association of polymorphisms in three linkage disequilibrium (LD) blocks of the IGF-1 on the survival of metastatic PCa patients...
  4. doi request reprint Extraperitoneal laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection after chemotherapy for nonseminomatous testicular germ-cell tumor: surgical and oncological outcomes
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 44:1389-95. 2012
    ..To assess the surgical and oncological outcomes of laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) after chemotherapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: summary of early multi-institutional experience in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:430-4. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy is being evaluated throughout the world. The aim of the present study is to report early multi-institutional experience of the procedure in Japan...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of quality of life in patients with previously untreated advanced prostate cancer receiving maximum androgen blockade therapy or LHRHa monotherapy: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, comparative study
    Yoichi Arai
    Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 134:1385-96. 2008
    ..To assess quality of life (QOL) data from a double-blind Phase III study evaluating bicalutamide (Casodex) 80 mg as part of maximum androgen blockade (MAB) in patients with previously untreated advanced prostate cancer...
  7. doi request reprint Current use of the artificial urinary sphincter and its long-term durability: a nationwide survey in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:101-4. 2009
    ..A nationwide survey was done to determine contemporary trends in AUS use and its long-term durability...
  8. doi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic transureteroureterostomy with cutaneous ureterostomy to salvage failed ileal conduit urinary diversion
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Eur Urol 59:875-8. 2011
    ..This novel, less invasive approach may offer a viable alternative to open surgical revision for failed ileal conduit urinary diversion...
  9. doi request reprint Burden of male stress urinary incontinence: a survey among urologists in Japan
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:915-7. 2009
    ..To determine the burden of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in Japan and to identify candidates for artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) implantation...
  10. doi request reprint Renal hypothermia using ice-cold saline for retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: evaluation of split renal function with technetium-99m-dimercaptosuccinic acid renal scintigraphy
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 77:814-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate the changes in split renal function after retroperitoneal laparoscopic partial nephrectomy with renal hypothermia using ice-cold saline...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative, radio-guided sentinel lymph node mapping in laparoscopic lymph node dissection for Stage I testicular carcinoma
    Makoto Satoh
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Cancer 103:2067-72. 2005
    ..The authors investigated the feasibility and accuracy of radio-guided mapping of sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) for men with clinical Stage I testicular tumors...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of urinary continence after radical prostatectomy
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 173:1139-42. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative electrophysiological confirmation of neurovascular bundle preservation during radical prostatectomy: long-term assessment of urinary and sexual function
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:660-6. 2005
    ..We investigated the longitudinal recovery of urinary and sexual function after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) using an intraoperative electrophysiological test to confirm the functional preservation of the neurovascular bundle (NVB)...
  14. ncbi request reprint RM2 antigen (beta1,4-GalNAc-disialyl-Lc4) as a new marker for prostate cancer
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 115:105-13. 2005
    ..RM2 antigen is a new histological marker for prostate cancer that may reflect the Gleason grading system. Identification of the glycoproteins carrying the RM2 antigen will provide new insights into the properties of prostate cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: summary of early multiinstitutional experience in Japan
    Shin Egawa
    Department of Urology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 1 15 1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228 8555, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:97-103. 2003
    ..Because laparoscopic radical prostatectomy requires significant laparoscopic expertise, it needs to be evaluated critically before being accepted as a standard therapeutic option for localized prostate cancer...
  16. ncbi request reprint Gene transfer of alpha1,3-fucosyltransferase increases tumor growth of the PC-3 human prostate cancer cell line through enhanced adhesion to prostatic stromal cells
    Yasuo Inaba
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 107:949-57. 2003
    ..These results suggest that prostate cancer cells gain aggressiveness through adhesive interaction with prostatic stromal cells by a novel mechanism involving sialyl Lewis X...
  17. ncbi request reprint Superior anti-tumor efficacy of bicalutamide 80 mg in combination with a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonist versus LHRH agonist monotherapy as first-line treatment for advanced prostate cancer: interim results of a randomized study in Ja
    Hideyuki Akaza
    Department of Urology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Ibaraki, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:20-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate bicalutamide (Casodex) 80 mg as a component of maximum androgen blockade (MAB) in Japanese patients with previously untreated advanced prostate cancer...
  18. pmc Core 2 N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase-1 expression induces aggressive potential of testicular germ cell tumor
    Shingo Hatakeyama
    Department of Urology, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan
    Int J Cancer 127:1052-9. 2010
    ..01, Mann-Whitney's U-test). These results strongly suggest that C2GnT-1 enhances the metastatic potential of TGCT and may be a reliable biomarker for aggressive potential of TGCT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic potential in bladder cancer of a panel of tumor markers (calreticulin, gamma -synuclein, and catechol-o-methyltransferase) identified by proteomic analysis
    Hideaki Iwaki
    Department of Urology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:955-61. 2004
    ..Our study suggests that use of this panel of markers will improve the diagnosis of bladder cancer and may allow the development of a protein microarray assay or multi-channel enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of hormonal therapy prior to radical prostatectomy on the recovery of quality of life
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 12:173-81. 2005
    ..We investigated the changes in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients who underwent prostatectomy (RP) with or without neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after intensity modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer: comparison with conventional and conformal radiotherapy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Tohoku Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 1 1, Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 36:224-30. 2006
    ..We compared HRQOL after IMRT with that after conventional and after conformal radiation therapy (XRT)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Complete regression of bone metastases on super bone scan, by low-dose cisplatin, UFT, diethylstilbestrol diphosphate, and dexamethasone in a patient with hormone-refractory prostate cancer
    Senji Hoshi
    Department of Urology, Yamagata Prefectural Hospital, 1800 Aoyagi, Yamagata 990 2292, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:118-20. 2003
    ..The authors report a patient with HRPC who obtained complete regression of bone metastases on super bone scan by biochemical modulation (BM), dexamethasone, and endocrine therapy...
  23. doi request reprint Laparoscopic simultaneous bilateral adrenalectomy: assessment of feasibility and potential indications
    Yoshihide Kawasaki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 18:762-7. 2011
    ..To report a single-center experience with laparoscopic simultaneous bilateral adrenalectomy (LSBA) and to evaluate its safety, surgical outcomes, and potential indications of the procedure...
  24. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer treated with current multiple modalities assessed by a newly developed Japanese version of the Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite
    Yoshiyuki Kakehi
    Department of Urology, Kagawa University Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa, Japan
    J Urol 177:1856-61. 2007
    ..We evaluated psychometric properties of the Japanese version of the Extended Prostate Cancer Index Composite...
  25. doi request reprint The outcome of prostate cancer screening in a normal Japanese population with PSA of 2-4 ng/ml and the free/total PSA under 12%
    Shigeto Ishidoya
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:844-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the performance of %free PSA as a screening tool for a normal Japanese population with PSA of 2-4 ng/ml and to examine the characteristics of cancer detected using this criterion...
  26. doi request reprint Combined androgen blockade with bicalutamide for advanced prostate cancer: long-term follow-up of a phase 3, double-blind, randomized study for survival
    Hideyuki Akaza
    Department of Urology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Cancer 115:3437-45. 2009
    ..4 years indicated that CAB significantly (P<.001) prolonged the time to progression and the time to treatment failure. In the current report, survival data from a long-term follow-up (median, 5.2 years) were analyzed...
  27. doi request reprint Radical prostatectomy for high-risk prostate cancer: biochemical outcome
    Naoki Kawamorita
    Departments of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:733-8. 2009
    ..To determine the biochemical outcome following radical prostatectomy alone in patients with high-risk prostate cancer...
  28. doi request reprint Is pelvic lymph node dissection required at radical prostatectomy for low-risk prostate cancer?
    Koji Mitsuzuka
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan Michinoku Japan Urological Cancer Study Group, Japan
    Int J Urol 20:1092-6. 2013
    ..To determine the necessity of pelvic lymph node dissection for low-risk prostate cancer, we analyzed the incidence of lymph node invasion and the therapeutic value of pelvic lymph node dissection in low-risk prostate cancer patients...
  29. doi request reprint Intravesical seeding of upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma cells during nephroureterectomy: an exploratory analysis from the THPMG trial
    Akihiro Ito
    1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:1139-44. 2013
    ..This study conducted further analysis of the Pirarubicin Monotherapy Study Group cohort, focusing on intravesical seeding of cancer cells...
  30. doi request reprint Pathological and biochemical outcomes after radical prostatectomy in men with low-risk prostate cancer meeting the Prostate Cancer International: Active Surveillance criteria
    Koji Mitsuzuka
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    BJU Int 111:914-20. 2013
    ..5 mL. It concludes that close follow-up including repeat biopsy or MRI is necessary to minimize unexpected progression of disease...
  31. doi request reprint The relationships between preoperative sexual desire and quality of life following radical prostatectomy: a 5-year follow-up study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Sex Med 9:2448-56. 2012
    ..There were few studies about the relationship between sexual desire (SD) and radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  32. doi request reprint Surgical outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for patients with Cushing's and subclinical Cushing's syndrome: a single center experience
    Minoru Miyazato
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574 Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:975-81. 2011
    ..We retrospectively examined the outcome of patients who underwent laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Cushing's/subclinical Cushing's syndrome in our single institute...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine plus carboplatin; and gemcitabine, docetaxel, and carboplatin combined chemotherapy regimens in patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma previously treated with a platinum-based regimen: preliminary report
    Senji Hoshi
    Department of Urology, Yamagata Prefectural Medical Center for Cancer and Life style Related Disease, 1800 Aoyagi, 990 2292, Yamagata, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 9:125-9. 2004
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of motility and invasiveness of renal cell carcinoma induced by short interfering RNA transfection of beta 1,4GalNAc transferase
    Hiroshi Aoki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    FEBS Lett 567:203-8. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Recovery of health related quality of life after radical prostatectomy in japanese men: a longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:742-9. 2004
    ..We performed a longitudinal survey of health related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: 2 year longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:551-8. 2005
    ..We performed a 2 year longitudinal survey of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  37. doi request reprint Pathological and oncological outcomes of elderly men with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Koji Mitsuzuka
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:1238-42. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to characterize pathological and oncological outcomes of elderly men with clinically localized prostate cancer treated with radical prostatectomy...
  38. ncbi request reprint [The perioperative charge equivalence of radical prostatectomy with 1-year follow up since the diagnosis of prostate cancer]
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 50:71-5. 2004
    ..By standardizing preoperative and postoperative management for patients undergoing radical prostatectomy, significant savings can be achieved toward shorter hospital stays and lower hospital costs...
  39. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparative study of endocrine monotherapy and a combination of estramustine phosphate with the endocrine therapy in patients with untreated stage D prostate cancer
    Senji Hoshi
    Department of Urology, Yamagata Prefectural Central Hospital, 1800 Aoyagi, Yamagata 990 2292, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 11:303-8. 2006
    ..We investigated the clinical efficacy and the prolongation of survival with combination therapy of estramustine phosphate (EMP) and endocrine therapy in untreated patients with progressive prostate cancer...
  40. doi request reprint Survival of metastatic germ cell cancer patients assessed by international germ cell consensus classification in Japan
    Ichiro Shintaku
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:281-7. 2008
    ..Since the IGCC classification was based on patients treated between 1975 and 1990, we aimed to investigate whether survival has improved for more recently treated Japanese patients...
  41. doi request reprint Salvage chemotherapy with docetaxel, ifosfamide and nedaplatin (DIN) for patients with advanced germ cell tumors: a preliminary report
    Shigeyuki Yamada
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:734-9. 2013
    ..We investigated the efficacy and toxicity of a docetaxel, ifosfamide and nedaplatin regimen as salvage therapy for patients with advanced testicular germ cell tumor...
  42. doi request reprint Prospective randomized phase II trial of a single early intravesical instillation of pirarubicin (THP) in the prevention of bladder recurrence after nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma: the THP Monotherapy Study Group Trial
    Akihiro Ito
    1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 31:1422-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the efficacy of a single early intravesical instillation of pirarubicin (THP) in the prevention of bladder recurrence after nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UUT-UC)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Health related quality of life in Japanese men after radical prostatectomy or radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:619-27. 2004
    ..We performed a retrospective survey of general and disease specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical prostatectomy (RP) and external beam radiotherapy (XRT) in Japanese men...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interstitial laser coagulation for management of benign prostatic hyperplasia: long-term follow-up
    Naoki Terada
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:978-82. 2004
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of superficial bladder cancer and transurethral resection on general health-related quality of life: an SF-36 survey
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 65:290-4. 2005
    ..To assess the general health-related quality of life (GHQOL) of patients with superficial bladder cancer who underwent transurethral resection (TUR)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Natural history of voiding function after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Seiryomachi, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 68:142-7. 2006
    ..To report results from a 2-year longitudinal survey of lower urinary tract function and quality of life (QOL) in men after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Analysis linking UCLA PCI with Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite: an evaluation of health related quality of life in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 178:473-7; discussion 477. 2007
    ..We evaluated the correspondence between UCLA PCI and the Extended Prostate Cancer Index Composite for Japanese patients with localized prostate cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of retraction of vas deferens in postradical prostatectomy inguinal hernia
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 70:511-4. 2007
    ..In testing this hypothesis, we performed RRP with a modified technique and followed up patients prospectively...
  49. doi request reprint Quality of life among elderly men treated for prostate cancer with either radical prostatectomy or external beam radiation therapy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 136:379-86. 2010
    ..We evaluated the changes of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during the first 2 years after radical prostatectomy (RP) or external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) in elderly men (70 years old or older) treated for prostate cancer...
  50. doi request reprint Changes in indications and oncological outcomes of radical prostatectomy after 2000--data from 1268 Japanese patients treated with radical prostatectomy between 2000 and 2009
    Koji Mitsuzuka
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 43:821-6. 2013
    ..The aim of the study was to characterize trends in indications for and oncological outcomes of radical prostatectomy after 2000...
  51. ncbi request reprint Human alpha2,3-sialyltransferase (ST3Gal II) is a stage-specific embryonic antigen-4 synthase
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    J Biol Chem 278:26474-9. 2003
    ..This study indicates that ST3Gal II is a MSGb5 (stage-specific embryonic antigen-4) synthase and that its increased expression level is closely related to renal carcinogenesis...
  52. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of selection criteria for active surveillance in Japanese patients with stage T1cN0M0 prostate cancer
    Yoshiyuki Kakehi
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kita gun, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:122-8. 2008
    ..Selection criteria for active surveillance (AS) program of localized prostate cancer remain to be standardized. The purpose was to evaluate the validity of selection criteria and investigate the feasibility of this AS program...
  53. ncbi request reprint Electrostimulation of sympathetic nerve fibers during nerve-sparing laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection in testicular tumor
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:284-6. 2003
    ..The application of laparoscopic electrostimulation may become widespread, particularly since it meets the increasing demand for minimally invasive surgery...
  54. ncbi request reprint Functional correlation of trophinin expression with the malignancy of testicular germ cell tumor
    Shingo Hatakeyama
    Department of Urology, Akita University School of Medicine, Japan
    Cancer Res 64:4257-62. 2004
    ..p. metastases in all of the mice (n = 5), whereas JKT-1-mock produced no metastases (n = 5). These results suggest strongly that trophinin enhances invasiveness of the cells and promotes metastasis of testicular germ cell tumor...
  55. ncbi request reprint Ipsilateral seminal emission generated by electrostimulation of the lumbar sympathetic nerve during nerve sparing laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer
    Yasuhiro Kaiho
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Urol 172:928-31. 2004
    ..In recent cases we monitored seminal emission using endoscopy of the posterior urethra to observe the response to stimulation...
  56. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for subsequent development of bladder cancer after primary transitional cell carcinoma of the upper urinary tract
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 65:279-83. 2005
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Expression of core 2 beta1,6-N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase facilitates prostate cancer progression
    Shigeru Hagisawa
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Glycobiology 15:1016-24. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life in first year after radical prostatectomy by retropubic, laparoscopic, and perineal approach: Multi-institutional longitudinal study in Japan
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 67:321-7. 2006
    ..To investigate the health-related quality of life of patients who underwent radical prostatectomy performed using retropubic, laparoscopic, and perineal approaches...
  59. ncbi request reprint Impact of unilateral interposition sural nerve graft on the recovery of sexual function after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: a preliminary study
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:133-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of an interposition nerve graft on sexual function after radical prostatectomy...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of unilateral sural nerve graft on recovery of potency and continence following radical prostatectomy: 3-year longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku, Japan
    J Urol 178:212-6; discussion 216. 2007
    ..We conducted a 3-year longitudinal study assessing the impact of unilateral sural nerve graft on recovery of potency and continence following radical prostatectomy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Positive expressions of N-acetylglucosaminyltransferase-V (GnT-V) and beta1-6 branching N-linked oligosaccharides in human testicular germ cells diminish during malignant transformation and progression
    Atsushi Kyan
    Department of Urology, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki 036 8562, Japan
    Int J Oncol 32:129-34. 2008
    ..These results suggest that GnT-V and beta1-6 branching N-linked oligosaccharide expressions are downregulated during carcinogenesis and progression of human TGCT. GnT-V may be a promising recurrence predictor for stage I NSGCT...
  62. doi request reprint Validation of Partin tables and development of a preoperative nomogram for Japanese patients with clinically localized prostate cancer using 2005 International Society of Urological Pathology consensus on Gleason grading: data from the Clinicopathological
    Seiji Naito
    Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Urol 180:904-9; discussion 909-10. 2008
    ..We validated the 2001 Partin tables and developed an original nomogram for Japanese patients using the 2005 International Society of Urological Pathology consensus on Gleason grading...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Effects of urinary function and erectile function on the use of mecobalamin after nerve sparing radical prostatectomy]
    Mabumi Matsushita
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 100:7-11. 2009
    ..We examined the effects of the use of mecobalamin on urinary and erectile functions after nerve sparing radical prostatectomy...
  64. doi request reprint Long-term quality of life following primary treatment in men with clinical stage T3 prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Qual Life Res 20:111-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated the changes of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during the 5 years after radical prostatectomy (RP) or external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) for clinical stage T3 prostate cancer (cT3PC)...
  65. doi request reprint Gleason score correlation between biopsy and prostatectomy specimens and prediction of high-grade Gleason patterns: significance of central pathologic review
    Kentaro Kuroiwa
    Department of Urology, Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Urology 77:407-11. 2011
    ..A discrepancy in the GS between the biopsy and RP specimens has been reported...
  66. doi request reprint Single-center outcome of laparoscopic unilateral adrenalectomy for patients with primary aldosteronism: lateralizing disease using results of adrenal venous sampling
    Shigeto Ishidoya
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 78:68-73. 2011
    ..To assess the clinical effect of the universal use of adrenal venous sampling and to investigate the characteristics of patients with primary aldosteronism undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy at a single tertiary care center...
  67. ncbi request reprint Nocturia and benign prostatic hyperplasia
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 61:786-90. 2003
    ..To examine the frequency of and risk factors for nocturia in patients with symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and the degree of improvement of nocturia after treatment for BPH...
  68. ncbi request reprint Risk stratification after radical prostatectomy in men with pathologically organ-confined prostate cancer using volume-weighted mean nuclear volume
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Prostate 64:217-23. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint [Radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer]
    Yoichi Arai
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 63:261-6. 2005
    ..Accordingly, QOL assessment has become an important form of outcomes based research that may weigh heavily on the treatment selection by patients...
  70. ncbi request reprint Recovery of quality of life in year after laparoscopic or retropubic radical prostatectomy: a multi-institutional longitudinal study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 65:517-23. 2005
    ..To compare the general and disease-specific health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP) with that after retropubic radical prostatectomy (RRP)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Adverse effect of radical prostatectomy on nocturia and voiding frequency symptoms
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Urology 66:147-51. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of retropubic radical prostatectomy (RP) on urinary incontinence and obstructive/irritative urinary symptoms, according to global self-assessment instruments...
  72. ncbi request reprint Relevance of postcatheter removal incontinence to postoperative urinary function after radical prostatectomy
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 13:1191-6. 2006
    ..We examined whether postoperative urinary function after radical prostatectomy is associated with immediate incontinence just after catheter removal...
  73. ncbi request reprint Impact of salvage therapy for biochemical recurrence on health-related quality of life following radical prostatectomy
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seuryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:186-91. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of salvage therapy for prostate-specific antigen (PSA) recurrence on the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of patients after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RP)...
  74. doi request reprint Changes in prostate volume in Japanese patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia: association with other urological measures and risk of surgical intervention
    Taiji Tsukamoto
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:622-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate changes in prostate volume (PV) and its association with selected urological measures and risk of surgical intervention in Japanese men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)...
  75. doi request reprint Five-year follow-up of health-related quality of life after intensity-modulated radiation therapy for prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 1 Seiryomachi, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:732-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with localized prostate cancer who underwent intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) or three-field conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT)...
  76. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic mapping and gamma probe guided laparoscopic biopsy of sentinel lymph node in patients with clinical stage I testicular tumor
    Chikara Ohyama
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 168:1390-5. 2002
    ..We then tried to determine if sentinel lymph node biopsy with gamma probe guided laparoscopic procedure was feasible as a staging tool for patients with clinical stage I testicular tumor...
  77. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine by patients with localized prostate carcinoma: study at a single institute in Japan
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, 1 1 1 Miwa, Kurashiki, Okayama 710 8602, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 8:26-30. 2003
    ..The use of complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) has recently received considerable attention throughout the world. We evaluated the prevalence and predictors of CAM use among Japanese patients with localized prostate cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint Salvage radiotherapy for biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy
    Akito Terai
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    BJU Int 96:1009-13. 2005
    ..To evaluate the clinical outcome of salvage radiotherapy (RT) for biochemical recurrence after radical prostatectomy (RP) at our institution...
  79. ncbi request reprint Preliminary results of a monitoring system to confirm the preservation of cavernous nerves
    Kohei Kurokawa
    Departments of Urology and Anesthesiology, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Department of Urology, Gunma Cancer Center, Ota and Department of Urology Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:136-40. 2003
    ..It is important to preserve the neurovascular bundle (NVB) during nerve-sparing surgery. This article presents the preliminary results of our monitoring system for the postoperative preservation of erectile function...
  80. ncbi request reprint Artificial neural network analysis for predicting pathological stage of clinically localized prostate cancer in the Japanese population
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Okayama, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 32:530-5. 2002
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Neoadjuvant flutamide monotherapy for locally confined prostate cancer
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:190-5. 2003
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Correlation of initial PSA level and biopsy features with PSA-doubling time in early stage prostate cancers in Japanese men
    Yoshiyuki Kakehi
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine Kagawa Medical University, Kita gun, Japan
    Eur Urol 41:47-53. 2002
    ..To distinguish good candidates for watchful waiting from those who need immediate treatment in localized prostate cancer...
  83. ncbi request reprint The maximum tumour length in biopsy cores as a predictor of outcome after radical prostatectomy
    Norihiro Hayashi
    Department of Urology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BJU Int 101:175-80. 2008
    ..To evaluate maximum tumour length (MTL) in biopsy cores as a predictor of prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-failure, systemic failure, and death from prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy (RP)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopy-assisted total nephroureterectomy for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma
    Yoshiyuki Matsui
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Urology 60:1010-5. 2002
    ..The reference standard of treatment for upper urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma is standard total nephroureterectomy (STN) with excision of a bladder cuff...
  85. ncbi request reprint Radical cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer: results of multi-institutional pooled analysis
    Atsushi Takahashi
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 34:14-9. 2004
    ..We report the outcome of radical cystectomy for patients with invasive bladder cancer, who did not have regional lymph node or distant metastases, at 21 hospitals...
  86. doi request reprint Quality of life after radical prostatectomy in Japanese men: a 5-Year follow up study
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:75-81. 2009
    ..To measure health-related quality of life (HRQOL) after radical prostatectomy (RP) in Japanese men with localized prostate cancer...
  87. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of ST3Gal IV expression in human renal cell carcinoma
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai 980 8574, Japan
    Oncol Rep 9:1251-5. 2002
    ..These results indicate that down-regulation of ST3Gal IV mRNA may be one of the factors associated with the malignant progression of human RCC...
  88. ncbi request reprint Development of Japanese version of the UCLA Prostate Cancer Index: a pilot validation study
    Yoshiyuki Kakehi
    Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa Medical University, 1750 1 Ikenobe, Miki cho, Kagawa 761 0793, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 7:306-11. 2002
    ..The patients simultaneously responded to the Japanese version of the RAND 36-Item Health Survey (SF-36) and five representative questions from the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF)...
  89. ncbi request reprint High incidence of inguinal hernia after radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Kentaro Ichioka
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
    Urology 63:278-81. 2004
    ..To assess the incidence of, and risk factors for, inguinal hernia after retropubic radical prostatectomy compared with after pelvic lymph node dissection and total cystectomy...
  90. ncbi request reprint Post-laminectomy long-term survival of a patient with spinal cord compression secondary to metastatic prostate cancer
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Hospital, 1 1 Seiryo machi, Aoba ku, Sendai, 980 8574, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 9:520-2. 2004
    ..Here we report on a prostate cancer patient with spinal cord compression who became ambulant from paraparesis after he underwent a decompression laminectomy; he survived for 9.5 years with good quality of life...
  91. ncbi request reprint A case of severe hemorrhagic cystitis following bone marrow transplantation
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int Urol Nephrol 36:349-52. 2004
    ..Five years after the bone marrow transplantation the patient underwent augmentation ileocystoplasty with ileal ureteral replacement...
  92. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic partial versus total adrenalectomy for aldosterone producing adenoma
    Shigeto Ishidoya
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    J Urol 174:40-3. 2005
    ..The indication of laparoscopic partial or total adrenalectomy in patients with aldosterone producing adenoma (APA) remains controversial. We performed the 2 procedures and compared the outcomes of these 2 operations retrospectively...
  93. ncbi request reprint [Occult lumbar vertebral body metastasis of non-seminomatous germ cell tumor eradicated by radiation and salvage surgery 9 years after initial onset]
    Satoru Kanto
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 98:634-7. 2007
    ..CT bone window photography may be sometimes useful to detect occult bone metastasis and salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy may be worth trying in patients with chemorefractory non-seminomatous germ cell tumors...
  94. ncbi request reprint Intravenous extended liposarcoma arising from renal sinus
    Mabumi Matsushita
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:769-70. 2007
    ..Pathological findings showed well-differentiated liposarcoma of the renal sinus. The tumor invaded to the right renal vein and the renal parenchyma...
  95. doi request reprint Localization of aldosterone-producing adrenocortical adenomas: significance of adrenal venous sampling
    Fumitoshi Satoh
    Department of Nephrology, Endocrinology, and Vascular Medicine, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:1083-95. 2007
    ..92 and a specificity of 1.00. Our results indicate the usefulness of simultaneous AVS and ACTH stimulation for localizing APA...
  96. doi request reprint Haptoglobin-beta chain defined by monoclonal antibody RM2 as a novel serum marker for prostate cancer
    Seiichi Saito
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Medicine, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Cancer 123:633-40. 2008
    ..Haptoglobin-beta chain defined by RM2 is a novel serum marker that may be useful for detection of early prostate cancer when coupled with prostate-specific antigen because it is not specific to prostate cancer...
  97. doi request reprint Association of lower urinary tract symptoms with sexual dysfunction: a cross-cultural study between Japanese and American men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    BJU Int 104:1071-6. 2009
    ..To assess the association of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) with sexual function, and estimate the correlates of LUTS among Japanese and American men with localized prostate cancer...
  98. doi request reprint Nerve injury-related erectile dysfunction following nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy: a novel experimental dissection model
    Shinichi Yamashita
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:905-11. 2009
    ....
  99. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in men with localized prostate cancer
    Shunichi Namiki
    Department of Urology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    Int J Urol 17:125-38. 2010
    ..By including HRQOL in clinical decision-making, we can help our patients make more informed treatment choices for localized prostate cancer...
  100. ncbi request reprint A case of prostatic adenocarcinoma with Paneth cell-like appearance
    Yasuhiro Nakamura
    Department of Pathology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Pol J Pathol 62:60-4. 2011
    ..Paneth cell-like appearance of prostatic carcinoma cells should be recognized and considered as a sign of neuroendocrine differentiation due to the possible association with resistance to hormone therapy...
  101. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of and risk factors for nocturia: Analysis of a health screening program
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kurashiki Central Hospital, Kurashiki, Japan
    Int J Urol 11:282-7. 2004
    ..We examined the prevalence of and risk factors for nocturia in Kurashiki city and the surrounding area, a rural area in Japan...