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Antiapoptotic effect of haem oxygenase-1 induced by nitric oxide in experimental solid tumour
Induction of haem oxygenase-1 (HO-1) may provide an important protective effect for cells against oxidative stress. Here, we investigated the mechanism of cytoprotection of HO-1 in solid tumour withExpand
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Potentiation of Nitric Oxide—Mediated Vasorelaxation by Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitors
Abstract Nitric oxide (NO), now almost synonymous with endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF), reacts with superoxide anion radical (O2 -) and forms a potentially toxic molecular species,Expand
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Prognostic Impact of Postoperative Complications in 502 Patients With Surgically Resected Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Retrospective Single-institution Study
Objective: To investigate the relationship between postoperative complications and long-term survival in patients with surgically resected esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). SummaryExpand
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Negative Impact of Skeletal Muscle Loss after Systemic Chemotherapy in Patients with Unresectable Colorectal Cancer
Background Skeletal muscle depletion (sarcopenia) is closely associated with limited physical ability and high mortality. This study evaluated the prognostic significance of skeletal muscle statusExpand
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Prognostic and clinical impact of sarcopenia in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
Recently, depletion of skeletal muscle mass (sarcopenia) has been linked to poor prognosis in several types of cancers, but has not been investigated in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC).Expand
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The adipocyte-inducible secreted phospholipases PLA2G5 and PLA2G2E play distinct roles in obesity.
Metabolic disorders, including obesity and insulin resistance, have their basis in dysregulated lipid metabolism and low-grade inflammation. In a microarray search of unique lipase-related genesExpand
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Leukocyte-depleted terminal blood cardioplegia provides superior myocardial protective effects in association with myocardium-derived nitric oxide and peroxynitrite production for patients undergoing
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to examine the myocardial protective effect of leukocyte-depleted terminal blood cardioplegia in association with nitric oxide and peroxynitrite production,Expand
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Hepatoid adenocarcinomas of the stomach: An analysis of seven cases
Hepatoid adenocarcinomas of the stomach are gastric carcinomas with both adenocarcinomatous and hepatocellular differentiations. They usually produce large amounts of alpha‐fetoprotein (AFP) with aExpand
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Prognostic Nutritional Index Predicts Severe Complications, Recurrence, and Poor Prognosis in Patients With Colorectal Cancer Undergoing Primary Tumor Resection
BACKGROUND: The prognostic nutritional index is reportedly related to postoperative outcomes. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to elucidate the clinical importance of the prognostic nutritionalExpand
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Mieap, a p53-Inducible Protein, Controls Mitochondrial Quality by Repairing or Eliminating Unhealthy Mitochondria
Maintenance of healthy mitochondria prevents aging, cancer, and a variety of degenerative diseases that are due to the result of defective mitochondrial quality control (MQC). Recently, we discoveredExpand
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