H Isayama

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Polyurethane-covered metal stent for management of distal malignant biliary obstruction
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:366-70. 2002
  2. pmc Simultaneous Duodenal Metal Stent Placement and EUS-Guided Choledochoduodenostomy for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
    Kazumichi Kawakubo
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Gut Liver 6:399-402. 2012
  3. pmc Current status of chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced biliary tract cancer
    Takashi Sasaki
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Korean J Intern Med 28:515-24. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Biliary self-expandable metallic stent for unresectable malignant distal biliary obstruction: which is better: covered or uncovered?
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:71-4. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of salvage irinotecan monotherapy for advanced biliary tract cancer
    Takashi Sasaki
    Departments of 1Gastroenterology and 2Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2619-22. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Cholecystitis after metallic stent placement in patients with malignant distal biliary obstruction
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1148-53. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Preserved function of the Oddi sphincter after endoscopic papillary balloon dilation
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1787-91. 2003
  8. pmc A prospective randomised study of "covered" versus "uncovered" diamond stents for the management of distal malignant biliary obstruction
    H Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gut 53:729-34. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-expandable metallic stents for malignant biliary obstruction with an anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction
    H Kogure
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Surg Endosc 22:787-91. 2008
  10. pmc A multicentre randomised phase II trial of gemcitabine alone vs gemcitabine and S-1 combination therapy in advanced pancreatic cancer: GEMSAP study
    Y Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Cancer 106:1934-9. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Polyurethane-covered metal stent for management of distal malignant biliary obstruction
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:366-70. 2002
    ..The efficacy of polyurethane-covered metal expandable stents for treatment of neoplastic distal biliary obstruction was analyzed...
  2. pmc Simultaneous Duodenal Metal Stent Placement and EUS-Guided Choledochoduodenostomy for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
    Kazumichi Kawakubo
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Gut Liver 6:399-402. 2012
    ..EUS-CDS combined with duodenal metal stent placement may be an ideal treatment strategy in patients with pancreatic cancer with both duodenal and biliary malignant obstruction...
  3. pmc Current status of chemotherapy for the treatment of advanced biliary tract cancer
    Takashi Sasaki
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Korean J Intern Med 28:515-24. 2013
    ..These problems should be solved to achieve more sophisticated treatment of advanced biliary tract cancer. ..
  4. doi request reprint Biliary self-expandable metallic stent for unresectable malignant distal biliary obstruction: which is better: covered or uncovered?
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Endosc 25:71-4. 2013
    ..Reducing the axial force and increasing the radial force may lead to good results. Migration of CSEMS should be prevented by taking into consideration the mechanical properties of stents and development of anti-migration systems...
  5. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of salvage irinotecan monotherapy for advanced biliary tract cancer
    Takashi Sasaki
    Departments of 1Gastroenterology and 2Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Anticancer Res 33:2619-22. 2013
    ..To evaluate the treatment outcomes of irinotecan monotherapy for patients with advanced biliary tract cancer refractory to gemcitabine, cisplatin, and oral fluoropyrimidine...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cholecystitis after metallic stent placement in patients with malignant distal biliary obstruction
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1148-53. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to identify risk factors for cholecystitis in patients treated with covered or uncovered MS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preserved function of the Oddi sphincter after endoscopic papillary balloon dilation
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1787-91. 2003
    ..However, little is known about the function of Oddi muscle after EPBD. The aim of the present study is to evaluate Oddi muscle function using quantitative cholescintigraphy...
  8. pmc A prospective randomised study of "covered" versus "uncovered" diamond stents for the management of distal malignant biliary obstruction
    H Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gut 53:729-34. 2004
    ..Covered self-expandable metal stents (EMS) were recently developed to overcome tumour ingrowth in conventional EMS. However, supporting evidence for the efficacy of covered EMS is lacking...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-expandable metallic stents for malignant biliary obstruction with an anomalous pancreaticobiliary junction
    H Kogure
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Surg Endosc 22:787-91. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of self-expandable metallic stents (EMSs) for the management of malignant biliary obstruction with APBJ...
  10. pmc A multicentre randomised phase II trial of gemcitabine alone vs gemcitabine and S-1 combination therapy in advanced pancreatic cancer: GEMSAP study
    Y Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Cancer 106:1934-9. 2012
    ..This randomised phase II trial compared gemcitabine alone vs gemcitabine and S-1 combination therapy in advanced pancreatic cancer...
  11. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic transpapillary approach to the gallbladder for diagnosing gallbladder cancer
    S Matsubara
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Can J Gastroenterol 21:809-13. 2007
    ..Gallbladder cancer (GBC) has a poor prognosis that is related to delayed diagnosis. The present study evaluated the efficacy of the transcystic ductal approach in diagnosing GBC...
  12. ncbi request reprint Impact of S-1 on survival of patients with advanced pancreatic cancer in Japan: A retrospective single-institution analysis
    Y Nakai
    University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 26:15653. 2008
    ..S-1 was introduced in February 2005 in our institution. The aim of this study was to elucidate the impact of S-1 in addition to Gem on prognosis of patients with advanced PC...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phase I study of a combination therapy of gemcitabine and candesartan in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer: GECA-1 study
    Y Nakai
    University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:e14555. 2011
    ..2010;103:1644-8). This study was conducted to investigate the maximum-tolerated dose (MTD) of candesartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker, in combination with gemcitabine in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer (UMIN-CTR 000002152)...
  14. pmc Extrahepatic biliary obstruction after percutaneous tumour ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: aetiology and successful treatment with endoscopic papillary balloon dilatation
    N Sasahira
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Gut 54:698-702. 2005
    ..We retrospectively analysed the incidence of biliary obstruction after PTA and the efficacy of treatment with EPBD...
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of S-1 in gemcitabine-refractory pancreatic cancer: A retrospective single-institution study
    Y Nakai
    University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 27:e15648. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the impact of S-1 on prognosis of patients with Gem- refractory PaC...
  16. ncbi request reprint High-rate pulmonary involvement in autoimmune pancreatitis
    K Hirano
    Department of Gastroenterology, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Intern Med J 36:58-61. 2006
    ..Elevation of immunoglobulin G(4) and Krebs von den Lungen-6 levels were characteristic of pulmonary involvement. They may be useful for early detection of pulmonary complication...
  17. ncbi request reprint Multicenter phase II study of gemcitabine (GEM) plus S-1 in patients (pts) with advanced biliary tract cancer (BTC)
    T Sasaki
    University of Tokyo, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan JR Tokyo Gemeral Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Kanto Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan Nagano Municipal Hospital, Nagano, Japan Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 27:e15516. 2009
    ..The purpose of this prospective multicenter phase II study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of GEM plus S-1 combination therapy in pts with advanced BTC...
  18. ncbi request reprint The final analysis of a multicenter randomized controlled trial of gemcitabine (G) alone versus gemcitabine and S-1 combination therapy (GS) in patients with unresectable advanced pancreatic cancer (PC): GEMSAP study
    H Isayama
    University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:4040. 2011
    ..The first analysis at September 2009 showed significantly longer progression-free survival in GS (5.4 months) than in G (3.6 months) (presented at ASCO 2010). Overall survival was analyzed in this final analysis...
  19. pmc Inhibition of renin-angiotensin system affects prognosis of advanced pancreatic cancer receiving gemcitabine
    Y Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Br J Cancer 103:1644-8. 2010
    ..The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is thought to have a role in carcinogenesis, and RAS inhibition may prevent tumour growth...
  20. ncbi request reprint Laboratory and imaging features of kidney involvement in autoimmune pancreatitis: incidence, correlation, and steroid therapy response
    H Nishi
    Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 73:253-9. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint A randomized phase II study of gemcitabine (GEM) plus S-1 combination chemotherapy versus GEM monotherapy in patients (pts) with advanced biliary tract cancer (BTC)
    T Sasaki
    The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan Gifu University Hospital, Gifu, Japan Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Onomichi General Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan Kanto Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan JR Tokyo General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Kagawa University Hospital, Kagawa, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 29:250. 2011
    ..This randomized phase II study compared the response rate of GEM/S-1 combination chemotherapy and GEM monotherapy in pts with advanced BTC...
  22. pmc Prognostic nomogram for nonresectable pancreatic cancer treated with gemcitabine-based chemotherapy
    T Hamada
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Br J Cancer 110:1943-9. 2014
    ..A nomogram is progressively being used as a useful predictive tool for cancer prognosis. A nomogram to predict survival in nonresectable pancreatic cancer treated with chemotherapy has not been reported...
  23. pmc A huge intra-abdominal mass in a young man
    T Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Gut 56:1372, 1393. 2007
  24. doi request reprint Management of occluded uncovered metallic stents in patients with malignant distal biliary obstructions using covered metallic stents
    Osamu Togawa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Gastroenterol 42:546-9. 2008
    ..Currently, there is no consensus on the management of occluded EMSs. We evaluated the efficacy of a covered EMS as a second endoprosthesis in patients with an occluded EMS...
  25. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of low-pressured and short-time dilation in endoscopic papillary balloon dilation for bile duct stone removal
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Departments of Gastroenterology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:867-71. 2008
    ..Pancreatitis after EPBD is believed to be related to papillary damage after balloon dilation. We changed the dilation method to a theoretically less hazardous one. This modified dilation method was compared with the initial method...
  26. ncbi request reprint Involvement of the biliary system in autoimmune pancreatitis: a follow-up study
    Kenji Hirano
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 1:453-64. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to define the bile duct changes associated with autoimmune pancreatitis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Possible involvement of endogenous 5-HT in aggravation of cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis in mice
    Kentaro Hamada
    UMN Pharma, Inc, Department of Pharmacology, 1 15 8 Jinnan, Shibuya ku Tokyo 150 0041, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 105:240-50. 2007
    ..These results suggest that endogenously released 5-HT activates 5-HT2A receptors to aggravate cerulein-induced pancreatitis. We propose that selective 5-HT2A antagonists may provide a new therapy for acute pancreatitis...
  28. doi request reprint Intraductal US in the assessment of tumor involvement to the orifice of the cystic duct by malignant biliary obstruction
    Yousuke Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:78-83. 2008
    ..Tumor involvement to the orifice of the cystic duct (OCD) is a risk factor for cholecystitis after metallic stent (MS) placement...
  29. ncbi request reprint Palliation in patients with malignant gastric outlet obstruction with a newly designed enteral stent: a multicenter study
    Iruru Maetani
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:355-60. 2007
    ..Through-the-scope (TTS) stents facilitate palliative enteral stent placement. However, most TTS stents are braided, a characteristic that has been associated with significant foreshortening and relatively frequent migration...
  30. ncbi request reprint Quantitative analysis of K-ras gene mutation in pancreatic tissue obtained by endoscopic ultrasonography-guided fine needle aspiration: clinical utility for diagnosis of pancreatic tumor
    Minoru Tada
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2263-70. 2002
    ..The combination of pathological diagnosis and analysis for mutant K-ras gene was investigated to improve the accuracy of diagnosis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Histological analysis of the papilla after endoscopic papillary balloon dilation
    Takao Kawabe
    Department of Endoscopy and Endoscpic Surgery, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:919-23. 2003
    ..The papillary architecture is also considered to be preserved. However, little is known about the effects of balloon dilation on papillary structure. The present study was conducted to elucidate these effects...
  32. ncbi request reprint "Duodenal intussusception" due to adenoma of the papilla of Vater
    Hideaki Ijichi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1399-402. 2003
    ..There seems to be an exceptional subtype of the tumor in the papilla of Vater, like this case, demonstrating the duodenal intussusception-like appearance without prominent clinical symptoms...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for pancreatitis in patients with common bile duct stones managed by endoscopic papillary balloon dilation
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, 4 1 22 Hiroo, Shibuya ku, Tokyo 150 8935, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:38-42. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the risk factors for postendoscopic papillary balloon dilation pancreatitis in a single-center study...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ulinastatin for pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a randomized, controlled trial
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:376-83. 2005
    ..Because ulinastatin, a protease inhibitor, has proved effective in the treatment of acute pancreatitis, the aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of ulinastatin for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis and hyperenzymemia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of the covered Wallstent in patients with distal malignant biliary obstruction
    Yousuke Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:742-8. 2005
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic management of biliary complications after adult living donor liver transplantation
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2230-6. 2006
    ..Endoscopic management in LDLT patients is difficult mainly because of the complexity of duct-to-duct reconstruction...
  37. ncbi request reprint Quantity of mutant K-ras gene in pancreatic secretions for diagnosis of pancreatic carcinoma with different assays: analysis of 100 patients
    Minoru Tada
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 8655 Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Chim Acta 324:105-11. 2002
    ..The K-ras mutations were analyzed using these assays...
  38. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for acute suppurative cholangitis caused by bile duct stones
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:585-8. 2007
    ..The major cause of acute suppurative cholangitis is bile duct stones, but it is not known which patients with bile duct stones are likely to develop acute suppurative cholangitis...
  39. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after clearance of pancreatic stones with or without pancreatic stenting
    Naoki Sasahira
    Department of Gastroenterology, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 42:63-9. 2007
    ..Treatment for stricture of the main pancreatic duct (MPD) with a pancreatic stent after clearance of pancreatic stones may reduce the recurrence of pancreatic symptoms and stones...
  40. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic papillary balloon dilation for bile duct stone: immediate and long-term outcomes in 1000 patients
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:130-7. 2007
    ..The long-term outcomes of endoscopic papillary balloon dilation (EPBD) for bile duct stone removal are not well known...
  41. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic tuberculosis with a pancreaticobiliary fistula
    Yousuke Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 52:1225-8. 2007
    ..Colonoscopic features and biopsy specimens affirmed the diagnosis of TB, and treatment with antitubercular drugs was started. The pancreatic mass disappeared within 8 weeks and the pancreaticobiliary fistula resolved...
  42. doi request reprint Intraductal US in biliary cast after living donor liver transplantation (with video)
    Takeshi Tsujino
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:540-1. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment for groove pancreatitis by endoscopic drainage via the minor papilla
    Hiroyuki Isayama
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:175-8. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Graft-versus-tumor effect against advanced pancreatic cancer after allogeneic reduced-intensity stem cell transplantation
    Yoshinobu Kanda
    Department of Cell Therapy and Transplantation Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Transplantation 79:821-7. 2005
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Anti-carbonic anhydrase II antibody in autoimmune pancreatitis and tubulointerstitial nephritis
    Hiroshi Nishi
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1273-5. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Detection of common bile duct stones: comparison between endoscopic ultrasonography, magnetic resonance cholangiography, and helical-computed-tomographic cholangiography
    Shintaro Kondo
    Department of Gastroenterology, Department of Radiology, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 54:271-5. 2005
    ..We conducted this study to compare the diagnostic ability of EUS, MRCP, and HCT-C in patients with suspected choledocholithiasis...
  47. doi request reprint CA 19-9 response as an early indicator of the effectiveness of gemcitabine in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer
    Yousuke Nakai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Oncology 75:120-6. 2008
    ..We assessed the prognostic value of changes in CA 19-9 levels 4 weeks after treatment initiation on overall survival (OS) and time to progression (TTP)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of peppermint oil as an antispasmodic during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Natsuyo Yamamoto
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1394-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present paper was therefore to investigate peppermint as an antispasmodic for ERCP...
  49. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic cancer in patients with pancreatic cystic lesions: a prospective study in 197 patients
    Minoru Tada
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:1265-70. 2006
    ..Those cystic lesions are often found by chance with modern radiologic imaging modalities. In this study, we prospectively examined the prognosis of patients with pancreatic cystic lesions, focusing on pancreatic cancer development...