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  • Takeo Toshima, Ken Shirabe, +7 authors Yoshihiko Maehara
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 2010 (First Publication: 26 January 2011)
  • BackgroundVirtual touch tissue quantification (VTTQ) based on acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) imaging has been developed as a noninvasive bedside method for the assessment of liver stiffness.Continue Reading
  • Noriaki Kawano, Kazuya Shimoda, +8 authors Mine Harada
  • Medicine
  • Transplantation
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 September 2006)
  • Adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) develops in a human T-cell leukemia virus type I (HTLV-I) carrier. The development of malignancy during immunosuppressive treatment following organ transplantation is oneContinue Reading
  • Minoru Nakamura, Nao Nishida, +77 authors Hiromi Ishibashi
  • Medicine, Biology
  • American journal of human genetics
  • 2012 (First Publication: 1 October 2012)
  • For the identification of susceptibility loci for primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), a genome-wide association study (GWAS) was performed in 963 Japanese individuals (487 PBC cases and 476 healthyContinue Reading
  • Shinichi Aishima, Yousuke Kuroda, +5 authors Masazumi Tsuneyoshi
  • Medicine
  • The American journal of surgical pathology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 July 2007)
  • It is important to clarify the histologic progression of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) in consideration of its origin from the intrahepatic large or small biliary ducts. On the basis of theContinue Reading
  • Takeshi Takahara, Go Wakabayashi, +27 authors Tadahiro Takada
  • Medicine
  • Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 October 2015)
  • BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to compare the long-term outcomes and perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) with those of open liver resection (OLR) for hepatocellularContinue Reading
  • Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Akinobu Taketomi, +8 authors Yoshihiko Maehara
  • Medicine
  • Transplant international : official journal of…
  • 2008 (First Publication: 1 September 2008)
  • Small-for-size (SFS) graft syndrome is one of the major causes of graft loss in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). We examined whether splenectomy is beneficial for overcoming SFS graftContinue Reading
  • Shinichi Aishima, Yuji Basaki, +16 authors Masazumi Tsuneyoshi
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Cancer science
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 November 2006)
  • Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) modulates cell proliferation of various cancer cell types. However, it remains unclear how IGF-IGFBP-3-signaling is involved in growth andContinue Reading
  • Akinobu Taketomi, Kensaku Sanefuji, +9 authors Yoshihko Maehara
  • Medicine
  • Transplantation
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 February 2009)
  • BACKGROUND Because many patients who did not meet the Milan criteria have survived long after undergoing living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), extended criteria for recipient with hepatocellularContinue Reading