Hisazumi Ikeda

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Podoplanin, a type I transmembrane glycoprotein with an effect of platelet aggregation, has been reported to be one of the possible prognostic factors of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). However, the biological significance of podoplanin is largely unclear. The aim of this study was to develop a practical model for the prediction of prognosis using the(More)
Locoregional recurrence of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) has been considered a poor prognostic entity in terms of survival rate. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence of locoregional recurrence and to identify significant risk factors for locoregional recurrence in early-stage OTSCC. We retrospectively reviewed the records of(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to analyze the morphological change of cell nuclei and the change of proliferating activity of oral malignancy and epithelial dysplasia between before and after photodynamic therapy in order to predict recurrence. MATERIAL AND METHODS We experienced 14 cases of oral squamous cell carcinoma, one case of verrucous(More)
1 Objective: The criteria for T4 staging of carcinoma of the mandibular gingiva are 2 controversial. Oral cancer staged as T4 implies " invasion to an adjacent organ, " such as the 3 skin, extrinsic muscles of the tongue, masticator space, or mandibular bone. In this study, we 4 compared different T classifications and retrospectively investigated the(More)
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