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  • Toshiyuki Natsume, Kiyohiko Shuto, +4 authors Hisahiro Matsubara
  • Medicine
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • 2010 (First Publication: 1 May 2011)
  • BackgroundLaparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) is a less invasive alternative compared with an open procedure. However, it is difficult to obtain a full-view image and to estimate theContinue Reading
  • Koichi Hayano, Kiyohiko Shuto, Keiji Koda, Noriyuki Yanagawa, Shinichi Okazumi, Hisahiro Matsubara
  • Medicine
  • Diseases of the colon and rectum
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 September 2009)
  • PURPOSE The ability to evaluate clinicopathologic features and prognosis before surgery by contrast-enhanced CT would be valuable for managing rectal cancer. This study was designed to evaluate theContinue Reading
  • Yukiko Matsuura, Naoko Kawata, +10 authors Koichiro Tatsumi
  • Medicine
  • European journal of radiology
  • 2013 (First Publication: 1 October 2013)
  • OBJECTIVES Structural and functional changes in pulmonary vessels are prevalent at the initial stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). These vascular alterations can be assessed usingContinue Reading
  • Koya Ozawa, Nobusada Funabashi, +4 authors Yoshio Kobayashi
  • Medicine
  • International journal of cardiology
  • 2014 (First Publication: 1 June 2014)
  • ventricle using transthoracic echocardiography for right ventricular systolic function in pulmonary hypertension Koya Ozawa , Nobusada Funabashi ⁎, Hiroyuki Takaoka , Nobuhiro Tanabe , NoriyukiContinue Reading
  • Shin Takayanagi, Naoko Kawata, +7 authors Koichiro Tatsumi
  • Medicine
  • International journal of chronic obstructive…
  • 2017 (First Publication: 13 February 2017)
  • Background Recent advances in multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) facilitate acquiring important clinical information for managing patients with COPD. MDCT can detect the loss of lung tissueContinue Reading