Norihiro Kokudo

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sling suspension of the liver in donor operation: a gradual tape-repositioning technique
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 76:803-7. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Significance of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2795-804. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Convergence process of volumetric liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1594-601. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequential preoperative arterial and portal venous embolizations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:766-74. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Caval invasion by liver tumor is limited
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 207:383-92. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Inclusion of tumor markers improves the correlation of the Milan criteria with vascular invasion and tumor cell differentiation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing liver resection (#JGSU-D-07-00462)
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:858-66. 2008
  7. doi request reprint One-stage hepatectomy following portal vein embolization for colorectal liver metastasis
    Suguru Yamashita
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    World J Surg 37:622-8. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Is there any difference in survival according to the portal tumor thrombectomy method in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Yosuke Inoue
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 145:9-19. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Neither multiple tumors nor portal hypertension are surgical contraindications for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:1908-16. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Nationwide study of 4741 patients with non-B non-C hepatocellular carcinoma with special reference to the therapeutic impact
    Tohru Utsunomiya
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Japan Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Japan Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Japan Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital, Japan Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan and Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Japan
    Ann Surg 259:336-45. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Sling suspension of the liver in donor operation: a gradual tape-repositioning technique
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 76:803-7. 2003
    ..We applied this technique in donor operations in which a hepatic parenchymal transection should be performed before dividing the feeding or draining vessels for the graft...
  2. doi request reprint Significance of alpha-fetoprotein and des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing hepatectomy
    Kentaroh Yamamoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:2795-804. 2009
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Convergence process of volumetric liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1594-601. 2011
    ..We investigated the long-term profiles of liver regeneration after living-donor hepatectomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sequential preoperative arterial and portal venous embolizations in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Taku Aoki
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:766-74. 2004
    ..Sequential, preoperative, selective transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) and portal vein embolization (PVE) allow feasible and safe major hepatic resections to be performed in HCC patients with chronic liver disease...
  5. doi request reprint Caval invasion by liver tumor is limited
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 207:383-92. 2008
    ..Successful hepatic resection with combined inferior vena cava (IVC) resection has been reported. The necessity of a combined IVC resection for hepatic malignancies that have attached to the IVC has not been fully evaluated...
  6. doi request reprint Inclusion of tumor markers improves the correlation of the Milan criteria with vascular invasion and tumor cell differentiation in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing liver resection (#JGSU-D-07-00462)
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:858-66. 2008
    ..3%(2.4-32.7%)] or a model with size and number [AUCs, 71.5 vs 59.0%; difference, 12.5%(5.84-21.4%)]. In conclusion, the tumor marker levels should be considered when selecting patients with HCC for liver transplantation...
  7. doi request reprint One-stage hepatectomy following portal vein embolization for colorectal liver metastasis
    Suguru Yamashita
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    World J Surg 37:622-8. 2013
    ..Although portal vein embolization (PVE) has been applied for surgical resection of colorectal liver metastases (CLM), the clinical usefulness of liver surgery following PVE for CLM remains unknown...
  8. doi request reprint Is there any difference in survival according to the portal tumor thrombectomy method in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma?
    Yosuke Inoue
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 145:9-19. 2009
    ..We describe a surgical technique in which the venous wall is peeled off from the PVTT...
  9. doi request reprint Neither multiple tumors nor portal hypertension are surgical contraindications for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastroenterology 134:1908-16. 2008
    ..The surgical indications for multiple hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and for HCC with portal hypertension (PHT) remain controversial...
  10. doi request reprint Nationwide study of 4741 patients with non-B non-C hepatocellular carcinoma with special reference to the therapeutic impact
    Tohru Utsunomiya
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokushima, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Japan Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Japan Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Japan Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital, Japan Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan and Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Japan
    Ann Surg 259:336-45. 2014
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Low hepatitis C viral load predicts better long-term outcomes in patients undergoing resection of hepatocellular carcinoma irrespective of serologic eradication of hepatitis C virus
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Oncol 31:766-73. 2013
    ..However, little is known about the impact of HCV viral load on surgical outcomes. The study objective was to investigate clinical significance of HCV viral load on long-term outcomes of HCC...
  12. doi request reprint Portal uptake function in veno-occlusive regions evaluated by real-time fluorescent imaging using indocyanine green
    Yoshikuni Kawaguchi
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatol 58:247-53. 2013
    ..In this study, the portal uptake function in postoperative veno-occlusive regions and non-veno-occlusive regions was evaluated by intraoperative fluorescent imaging after intravenous injection of indocyanine green (ICG)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to liver metastasis with hepatic hilar invasion
    Masami Minagawa
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1467-9. 2004
    ..The authors recommend this procedure for those patients in order to preserve their quality of life...
  14. ncbi request reprint KL-6 mucin is a useful immunohistochemical marker for cholangiocarcinoma
    Wei Tang
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Oncol Rep 17:737-41. 2007
    ..In addition, the high selectivity of KL-6 for cholangiocallular tissue may help to provide information for deciding the clinical strategy in cHCC-CC patients...
  15. pmc Morphometric analysis of caudate veins for advanced liver surgery
    Nobuyuki Takemura
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 12:619-24. 2010
    ..Although previous cast studies have provided much useful overall information about the locations of the caudate veins, little is known about how to establish the exact locations of the caudate and short hepatic veins prior to surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Impact of histologically confirmed lymph node metastases on patient survival after surgical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: report of a Japanese nationwide survey
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo Japanese Red Cross Medical Center Department of Gastroenterology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital Department of Gastroenterology, Juntendo University Shizuoka Hospital Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science and Department of Biostatics, School of Public Health University of Tokyo
    Ann Surg 259:166-70. 2014
    ..To clarify the clinical significance of resection of lymph node metastases in patients' hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  17. pmc Prognostic impact of anatomic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 242:252-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate the prognostic impact of anatomic versus nonanatomic resection on the patients' survival after resection of a single hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  18. doi request reprint Predeposit autologous plasma donation in liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma: toward allogenic blood-free operations
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 209:206-14. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of predeposit autologous plasma donation (PAPD) and its efficacy in avoiding allogenic blood transfusions and albumin infusion in liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hepatic resection with reconstruction of the inferior vena cava or hepatic venous confluence for metastatic liver tumor from colorectal cancer
    Taku Aoki
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 198:366-72. 2004
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Usefulness of contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound using Sonazoid in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Junichi Arita
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 254:992-9. 2011
    ..To assess the usefulness of contrast-enhanced intraoperative ultrasound (CE-IOUS) using Sonazoid (gaseous perflubutane) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Detection of new tumors by intraoperative ultrasonography during repeated hepatic resections for hepatocellular carcinoma
    Keming Zhang
    Divisions of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Arch Surg 142:1170-5; discussion 1176. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of intraoperative (IO) ultrasonography (US) as compared with other imaging modalities on the primary and repeated hepatectomies for hepatocellular carcinoma...
  22. doi request reprint Indocyanine green fluorescent imaging for detecting extrahepatic metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Shouichi Satou
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 48:1136-43. 2013
    ..However, whether extrahepatic metastatic lesions from HCC can also be detected by this imaging is unknown...
  23. doi request reprint Pre-emptive antiviral therapy in living donor liver transplantation for hepatitis C: observation based on a single-center experience
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 23:580-8. 2010
    ..In LDLT for HCV, pre-emptive IFN-RBV-based treatment with the application of no-stopping approach is feasible and effective...
  24. pmc Living donor liver transplantation using sensitized lymphocytotoxic crossmatch positive graft
    Taku Aoki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 47:486-8. 2012
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Des-gamma-carboxyprothrombin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and liver cirrhosis
    Yoshinori Inagaki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Dig Dis 12:481-8. 2011
    ..To ascertain serum and tissue expression of des-gamma-carboxyprothrombin (DCP) in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and liver cirrhosis and clarify the relationship between DCP expression and prognosis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Splenectomy and preemptive interferon therapy for hepatitis C patients after living-donor liver transplantation
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 19:769-72. 2005
    ..The results of the preliminary study warrant a randomized control trial to examine the feasibility of splenectomy and preemptive viral therapy during liver transplantation for hepatitis C...
  27. ncbi request reprint Estimation of standard liver volume in Japanese living liver donors
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1710-3. 2006
    ..Standard liver volume (SLV) is an important concept in adult living liver donor transplantation. The purpose of this study was to re-evaluate and modify the authors' previous formula for predicting total liver volume (TLV)...
  28. doi request reprint The vessel sealing system (LigaSure) in hepatic resection: a randomized controlled trial
    Mami Ikeda
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 250:199-203. 2009
    ..The aim of this trial was to verify the new surgical device (the LigaSure vessels sealing system) decrease liver transection time...
  29. ncbi request reprint Short hepatic vein reconstruction in biliary atresia patients with absent inferior vena cava
    Ender Dulundu
    Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 21:13-7. 2007
    ..Both of the patients survived the operation with satisfactory graft function. A hemi-liver graft with short hepatic veins can be used for patients with biliary atresia with inferior vena cava agenesia using the current technique...
  30. ncbi request reprint In situ hepatic vein graft: a simple new technique for hepatic venous reconstruction
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1748-51. 2007
    ..In extended left hepatectomy including venous resection of proximal portion of the MHV, a simple new venous reconstruction technique was attempted to bypass the long gap between the stump of peripheral portion of MHV and IVC...
  31. ncbi request reprint Uracil-tegafur as an adjuvant for hepatocellular carcinoma: a randomized trial
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatology 44:891-5. 2006
    ..02). In conclusion, our results offer no evidence to support potential benefits of adjuvant chemotherapy with UFT after surgery in patients with HCC and suggest that such treatment may even worsen overall survival...
  32. ncbi request reprint Volume regeneration after right liver donation
    Shojiro Hata
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:65-70. 2004
    ..In conclusion, extended right hepatectomy can be safely performed with careful preoperative consideration using these criteria...
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of middle hepatic vein reconstruction on right liver graft regeneration
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 76:832-7. 2003
    ..The significance of MHV reconstruction on regeneration or functional recovery of right liver grafts after living-donor liver transplantation, however, remains unclear...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sharing the middle hepatic vein between donor and recipient: left liver graft procurement preserving a large segment VIII branch in donor
    Yoji Kishi
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:1208-12. 2004
    ..In conclusion, V8 preservation in donors who underwent left liver resection led to satisfactory regeneration both of the right paramedian and lateral sectors and can minimize congestion in remnant liver...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bilioenteric reconstruction for small bile ducts without mucosa-to-mucosa alignment: long-term results
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:1050-4. 2004
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of spontaneous tumor rupture in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: an analysis of 1160 cases from a nationwide survey
    Taku Aoki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Biostatistics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Musashino Red Cross Hospital, Musashino, Japan Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Izunokuni, Japan Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Japan Department of Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Kurume University Hospital, Kurume, Japan Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 259:532-42. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the background characteriscs of ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and to clarify the true impact of tumor rupture on patient prognosis in a large patient cohort...
  37. doi request reprint Pancreas-sparing duodenectomy for gastrointestinal stromal tumor
    Suguru Yamashita
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Am J Surg 207:578-83. 2014
    ..Pancreas-sparing duodenectomy (PSD) is a promising alternative procedure to pancreaticoduodenectomy for the treatment of duodenal tumors with low-grade malignant behavior...
  38. doi request reprint Detection of liver metastasis: is diffusion-weighted imaging needed in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MR imaging for evaluation of colorectal liver metastases?
    Taku Tajima
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Radiol 30:648-58. 2012
    ..5-T system, and determined whether DWI is necessary in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI for diagnosing colorectal liver metastases...
  39. doi request reprint Intermittent clamping is superior to ischemic preconditioning and its effect is more marked with shorter clamping cycles in the rat liver
    Yasuji Seyama
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 48:115-24. 2013
    ..While IC cycles consisting of 15 min of clamping with 5 min of reperfusion are used empirically, the optimal IC cycle has not been established. We compared the effects of various cycles of IC and PC in the rat liver...
  40. pmc Risk factors of post-operative recurrence and adequate surgical approach to improve long-term outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 15:31-9. 2013
    ..A high recurrence rate of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remains a significant concern. The risk factors for recurrence were analysed and the optimal surgical approaches were investigated...
  41. doi request reprint Hidden symmetry in asymmetric morphology: significance of Hjortsjo's anatomical model in liver surgery
    Junichi Shindoh
    Department of Surgery, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 59:519-25. 2012
    ..However, its clinical relevance and significance in liver surgery have not yet been well documented...
  42. pmc Vascular architecture in anomalous right-sided ligamentum teres: three-dimensional analyses in 35 patients
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    HPB (Oxford) 14:32-41. 2012
    ..However, a valid protocol for describing the segmental anatomy of livers with RSLT has not been established, and confusions or anatomic misunderstandings have been a major problem...
  43. ncbi request reprint Sialoglycoconjugate expression in primary colorectal cancer and metastatic lymph node tissues
    Yoshinori Inagaki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:53-7. 2007
    ..To investigate the clinicopathological significance of sialylation in colorectal cancer, we performed histochemical analyses using sialic acid-binding lectins...
  44. doi request reprint Evaluation of donor vasculobiliary anatomic variations in liver graft procurements
    Yoji Kishi
    Department of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ Transplantation, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 147:30-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, in this study, we explored whether variant BD anatomy can be predicted from portal PV or HA anatomy, and we compared left and right liver graft transplantation from the standpoint of vasculobiliary reconstruction...
  45. ncbi request reprint Subcellular localization of KL-6 mucin in colorectal carcinoma cell lines: association with metastatic potential and cell morphology
    Qian Guo
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Oncol Rep 17:1057-60. 2007
    ..In addition, xylitol is an effective tool to remove KL-6 mucin weakly attached around the cell surface and to investigate the role of subcellular localization of KL-6 mucin...
  46. doi request reprint Relationship between liver function and liver signal intensity in hepatobiliary phase of gadolinium ethoxybenzyl diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Taku Tajima
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 34:362-6. 2010
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Adult intussusception induced by the stump of the jejunal loop after liver transplantation
    Nobuhiro Shin
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:898-9. 2008
    ..This study reports a case of adult intussusception in which the stump of the jejunal loop in a Roux-en-Y bilioenteric reconstruction acted as a leading tip of the intussusception...
  48. doi request reprint Expression of KL-6/MUC1 in pancreatic ductal carcinoma and its potential relationship with β-catenin in tumor progression
    Huanli Xu
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Life Sci 88:1063-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the expression of Krebs yon den Lundgen-6/Mucin 1 (KL-6/MUC1) in pancreatic ductal carcinoma and its potential relationship with β-catenin in tumor progression...
  49. doi request reprint Discrepancy between estimated and actual weight of partial liver graft from living donors
    Shouichi Satou
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:586-91. 2011
    ..The aim of the study reported here was to clarify the prevalence and degree of this discrepancy between estimated and actual liver volume...
  50. doi request reprint Assessment of liver stiffness in patients after living donor liver transplantation by transient elastography
    Ryota Masuzaki
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1115-20. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of transient elastography for the assessment of fibrosis in patients after living donor LT...
  51. doi request reprint Single artery reconstruction in left liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 149:841-5. 2011
    ..The aim of this retrospective study was to investigate whether single anastomosis of a left liver graft affects the outcome of living donor liver transplantation...
  52. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular insights into the hepatocellular carcinoma tumour marker des-γ-carboxyprothrombin
    Yoshinori Inagaki
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Int 31:22-35. 2011
    ..However, various issues have to be resolved to construct a novel therapy for HCC-targeting DCP. Innovation is required to make further progress in examining DCP...
  53. doi request reprint MR imaging of the biliary tract with Gd-EOB-DTPA: effect of liver function on signal intensity
    Hidemasa Takao
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 77:325-9. 2011
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint KL-6 mucin in metastatic liver cancer tissues from primary colorectal carcinoma
    Keming Zhang
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 56:960-3. 2009
    ..This study aimed to assess subcellular localization of KL-6 mucin in liver metastatic tissues from colorectal carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma tissues...
  55. ncbi request reprint Transhepatic approach for a small paracaval tumor in repeat resection
    Takeaki Ishizawa
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 24:409-12. 2007
    ..The transhepatic enucleation would be a safe and recommendable surgical technique for a small paracaval tumor in repeat resection and/or in patients with poor liver functional reserve...
  56. ncbi request reprint Surgery for multiple hepatic colorectal metastases
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 11:84-91. 2004
    ..Because liver resection is still the only treatment that offers a cure, surgery for multiple metastases may be justified as long as the operation is safe and technically feasible...
  57. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of middle hepatic vein using a rotating left hepatic vein flap
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Surg 199:656-60. 2004
  58. pmc Recurrence of cholestatic liver disease after living donor liver transplantation
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:5105-9. 2008
    ..The clinical course following LDLT may be affected by the genetic background shared between the recipient and the living related donor...
  59. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative direct measurement of hepatic arterial buffer response in patients with or without cirrhosis
    Taku Aoki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:684-91. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the baseline HABR appears to be continuously activated in patients with LC; this phenomenon probably results in the impairment of the acute HABR...
  60. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous resection of liver cell adenomas and an intrahepatic portosystemic venous shunt with elevation of serum PIVKA-II level
    Yasuji Seyama
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 41:909-12. 2006
    ..Simultaneous resection of multiple tumors and closure of the portosystemic shunt are strongly recommended in a patient with LCA associated with IHPSS...
  61. ncbi request reprint Selection criteria for simultaneous resection in patients with synchronous liver metastasis
    Masami Minagawa
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 141:1006-12; discussion 1013. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Refinement of venous reconstruction using cryopreserved veins in right liver grafts
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:541-7. 2004
    ..The present strategy seemed to be technically feasible for outflow reconstruction in a right liver graft...
  63. ncbi request reprint Impact of incidentally found hepatocellular carcinoma on the outcome of living donor liver transplantation
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 19:720-5. 2006
    ..Nodules newly found in the explant liver had little impact on recurrence-free survival. A decision for liver transplantation according to the Milan criteria based on preoperative evaluation is valuable for securing an excellent outcome...
  64. ncbi request reprint Measurement of des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin levels in cancer and non-cancer tissue in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma
    Lian Wen Yuan
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Oncol Rep 12:269-73. 2004
    ..The existence of HCC may influence production of DCP in non-cancer tissue. Tissue DCP may be a prognostic factor, while increased DCP levels in non-cancer tissues may play an important role in hepatocarcinogenesis...
  65. doi request reprint Fate of hypointense lesions on Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
    Hiroyuki Akai
    Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, and Department of Radiological Technology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 81:2973-7. 2012
    ..To investigate the natural outcome and clinical implication of hypointense lesions in the hepatobiliary phase of Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced MRI...
  66. doi request reprint Cohort study of the survival benefit of resection for recurrent hepatic and/or pulmonary metastases after primary hepatectomy for colorectal metastases
    Yoshihiro Mise
    Division of Hepato Billiary Pancreatic and Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 251:902-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate resection for hepatic and/or pulmonary recurrences in a cohort that underwent initial hepatectomy for colorectal liver metastases...
  67. doi request reprint Noninvasive estimation of hepatic steatosis in living liver donors: usefulness of visceral fat area measurement
    Noriyo Yamashiki
    Organ Transplantation Service, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 88:575-81. 2009
    ..To define clinico-pathological correlation, we reviewed our criteria for liver biopsy and examined the use of visceral fat area (VFA) estimation by computed tomography image...
  68. doi request reprint Value of prophylactic abdominal drainage in 1269 consecutive cases of elective liver resection
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 17:186-92. 2010
    ..The value of prophylactic abdominal drainage in patients undergoing hepatectomy is controversial. We carried out a retrospective study to clarify the value of this procedure...
  69. ncbi request reprint Tailoring the type of donor hepatectomy for adult living donor liver transplantation
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Transplant 5:1694-703. 2005
    ..Our graft selection criteria were useful for reducing the use of RL grafts with acceptable morbidity in both donors and recipients...
  70. doi request reprint Positive lymphocytotoxic crossmatch does not adversely affect survival in living donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 26:482-6. 2009
    ..The influence of lymphocytotoxic crossmatch on survival or acute rejection in liver transplantation remains controversial. Data regarding graft survival and acute rejection of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) are limited...
  71. pmc Ultrasonically assisted retrohepatic dissection for a liver hanging maneuver
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 242:651-4. 2005
    ..To establish a safer and technically easier retrohepatic dissection for the liver hanging maneuver with the assistance of intraoperative ultrasound (IOUS)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the middle hepatic vein tributary in a right lateral sector graft
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:309-13. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the present technique might be useful to avoid complications due to congestion and poor function of the relevant graft area and might help to expand the indications for RLSG...
  73. doi request reprint Donor quality of life after living donor liver transplantation: a prospective study
    Junichi Togashi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 18:263-7. 2011
    ..It is important to determine the health-related quality of life of live donors in liver transplantation...
  74. doi request reprint Incidence and management of biliary complications after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Transplant 24:535-42. 2010
    ..There are few detailed reports of biliary complications in a large adult living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) series...
  75. doi request reprint Portal vein complications after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 21:1136-44. 2008
    ..The use of cryo-preserved vein grafts for reconstructing portal flow should be discouraged...
  76. pmc Intraoperative blood salvage during liver resection: a randomized controlled trial
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Ann Surg 245:686-91. 2007
    ..A randomized controlled trial was conducted to clarify the effectiveness of intraoperative blood salvage in reducing blood loss...
  77. ncbi request reprint Basiliximab as therapy for acute rejection after liver transplantation for hepatitis C virus cirrhosis
    Junichi Togashi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 5:57-60. 2011
    ..In the basiliximab group, there were no significant immediate adverse effects. One patient died from pneumonia 8 months after transplantation...
  78. doi request reprint Sinusoidal perfusion in the veno-occlusive region of living liver donors evaluated by indocyanine green and near-infrared spectroscopy
    Takuya Hashimoto
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:872-80. 2008
    ..Measurement of hepatic ICG uptake by NIRS could become a valuable tool for assessing the indication for venous reconstruction in LDLT and/or split donor liver transplantation...
  79. doi request reprint Outcome of living donor liver transplantation for post-Kasai biliary atresia in adults
    Yusuke Kyoden
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery and Organ Transplantation Service, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 14:186-92. 2008
    ..This finding suggests that for post-Kasai BA patients without serious comorbidity at the time of transplantation, LDLT can be performed safely in all age groups...
  80. ncbi request reprint Outflow reconstruction in extended right liver grafts from living donors
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 9:306-9. 2003
    ..Our new techniques might be useful for recipients of extended right liver grafts to secure nontortuous venous reconstructions with a short warm ischemic time of the graft...
  81. pmc Vein reconstruction in modified right liver graft for living donor liver transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Ann Surg 237:180-5. 2003
    ..To report the authors' experience with hepatic vein reconstruction and plasty in living donor liver transplantation for adult patients...
  82. ncbi request reprint Outflow reconstruction in recipients of right liver graft from living donors
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Department of Surgery, Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 8:167-8. 2002
    ..Our new technique may be useful in recipients of a right liver graft when the recipient or graft RHV is not long enough...
  83. ncbi request reprint Phrenic vein dissection in partial liver graft harvesting
    Ender Dulundu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:778-80. 2006
    ..Despite the impressive results of living donor liver transplantation, hepatic venous reconstruction remains a controversial component...
  84. ncbi request reprint Branch patch reconstruction in living donor liver transplantation: arterialization of grafts with replaced type arteries
    Osamu Aramaki
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 82:1541-3. 2006
    ..The remaining 22 recipients survived without hepatic arterial thrombosis. In limited situations, this technique can be adapted for living donor liver transplantation without increasing donor complications...
  85. ncbi request reprint Volumetric analyses of venous variations in the left liver using 3D-CT venography
    Junichi Shindoh
    Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:831-5. 2006
    ..However, vascular anatomy of the right liver or right side tributaries of the MHV has been focused in various studies and there have been only a few reports on the left liver...
  86. ncbi request reprint Living-donor liver transplantation in adults: Tokyo University experience
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 10:1-4. 2003
    ..The mortality rate was 6% and three additional patients experienced late death. The 2-year cumulative survival rate was 92%. The present results suggest that LDLT can be performed with an acceptable outcome in adult patients...
  87. ncbi request reprint Hepatic arterial anatomy for right liver procurement from living donors
    Yoji Kishi
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:129-33. 2004
    ..Single arterial anastomosis, therefore, has a high probability of success in right liver graft implantation...
  88. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of isolated caudate portal vein in left liver graft
    Norihiro Kokudo
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 10:1163-5. 2004
    ..5 mm) and did not require reconstruction. Isolated P1s are relatively rare, but when they are both present and large, it is advisable to undertake reconstruction that assures full graft function of the caudate lobe...
  89. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair for late-onset hepatic venous outflow block after living-donor liver transplantation
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 77:1768-70. 2004
    ..In all patients, the ascites stopped. HVOB must be diagnosed as soon as possible with Doppler ultrasound and venography. Prompt surgical revision can salvage the grafts...
  90. ncbi request reprint Living donor liver transplantation for primary biliary cirrhosis: retrospective analysis of 50 patients in a single center
    Kiyoshi Hasegawa
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 18:794-9. 2005
    ..52; 95% confidence interval, 1.14-79.5; P = 0.03). In conclusion, LDLT provides a satisfactory long-term survival with the PBC patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Systematic grading of surgical complications in live liver donors according to Clavien's system
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Organ Transplantation Service, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transpl Int 19:982-7. 2006
    ..Clavien's system is simple and informative. It may serve as a common tool for the quality assessment in live liver donor surgery worldwide, and we propose its application whenever surgical complication of live donor is discussed...
  92. ncbi request reprint Morphological regeneration and hepatic functional mass after right hemihepatectomy
    Takashi Kobayashi
    Department of Surgery, Showa General Hospital, Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery Division, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Dig Surg 23:44-50. 2006
    ..Liver has a remarkable ability to regenerate after major resection. However, little is known about the process of morphological regeneration and hepatic functional recovery in human...
  93. ncbi request reprint Regeneration and function of hemiliver graft: right versus left
    Nobuhisa Akamatsu
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Surgery 139:765-72. 2006
    ..We compared volume regeneration and graft function between left and right liver grafts to examine the feasibility of using left liver grafts...
  94. doi request reprint Donor evaluation and hepatectomy for living-donor liver transplantation
    Sumihito Tamura
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine and Organ Transplantation Service, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 15:79-91. 2008
    ....
  95. doi request reprint Surgical treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of resection and transplantation
    Yasuhiko Sugawara
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine and Organ Transplantation Service, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Oncology 75:119-23. 2008
    ..The treatment algorithm, based on evidence accrued from published papers, is now available and is useful for determining the therapeutic choice based on the tumor- and liver function-related conditions...
  96. ncbi request reprint Preoperative detection of hepatic venous collaterals in right liver graft
    Shoichi Satou
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Liver Transpl 11:708-9. 2005
  97. doi request reprint Validity and feasibility of transient elastography for the transplanted liver in the peritransplantation period
    Yosuke Inoue
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transplantation 88:103-9. 2009
    ..Its feasibility and usefulness in the perioperative period in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) have not been studied...
  98. doi request reprint Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder after adult-to-adult living donor liver transplant: case series and review of literature
    Keisuke Kataoka
    Department of Hematology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Leuk Lymphoma 51:1494-501. 2010
    ..We showed a relatively low incidence and distinct clinicopathological features of PTLD after adult-to-adult LDLT, which might reflect the unique nature of LDLT...
  99. 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...
  100. ncbi request reprint Cholestatic hepatitis due to hepatitis C virus after a living donor liver transplantation
    Junichi Kaneko
    Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:243-4. 2004
    ..The present results indicate that a rapid development of graft failure can occur in spite of preemptive antiviral therapy after living donor liver transplantation...
  101. ncbi request reprint One thousand fifty-six hepatectomies without mortality in 8 years
    Hiroshi Imamura
    Division of Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Artificial Organ and Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arch Surg 138:1198-206; discussion 1206. 2003
    ..Despite improvements in diagnostic and surgical techniques, operative mortality associated with liver resection is still greater than 2% in most of the recent studies...