Publications

RANK/RANKL expression in prostate cancer.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 29;30:106-107. Epub 2016 Nov 29.
Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan. Electronic address:










The impact of gender difference on operative time in laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for T1 renal tumor and the utility of retroperitoneal fat thickness as a predictor of operative time.
BMC Cancer 2016 Dec 12;16(1):944. Epub 2016 Dec 12.
Department of Urology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-9, Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.






Fluorescent and chromogenic in situ hybridization of CEN17q as a potent useful diagnostic marker for Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome-associated chromophobe renal cell carcinomas.
Hum Pathol 2016 Jun 4;52:74-82. Epub 2016 Feb 4.
Department of Molecular Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama 236-0004, Japan. Electronic address:





Invasive urothelial carcinoma, lymphoma-like/plasmacytoid variant, successfully treated by radical cystectomy with adjuvant chemotherapy: a case report.
J Med Case Rep 2016 Mar 8;10:48. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4-57 Urafune-cho Minami-ku, Yokohama, 232-0024, Japan.



Long-term ex vivo maintenance of testis tissues producing fertile sperm in a microfluidic device.
Sci Rep 2016 Feb 19;6:21472. Epub 2016 Feb 19.
Laboratory of Proteomics, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Life Science, Yokohama City University Association of Medical Science, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236-0004, Japan.

Prognostic value of the bone scan index using a computer-aided diagnosis system for bone scans in hormone-naive prostate cancer patients with bone metastases.
BMC Cancer 2016 Feb 19;16:128. Epub 2016 Feb 19.
Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4-57 Urafune-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama, 232-0024, Japan.



Profiling of somatic mutations in phaeochromocytoma and paraganglioma by targeted next generation sequencing analysis.
Int J Endocrinol 2015 25;2015:138573. Epub 2015 Mar 25.
Department of Medical Genetics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK ; Cambridge NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK ; Centre for Rare Diseases and Personalised Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK.

Development and internal validation of a nomogram for predicting stone-free status after flexible ureteroscopy for renal stones.
BJU Int 2015 Mar 13;115(3):446-51. Epub 2014 Aug 13.
Department of Urology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan; Department of Urology, Ohguchi East General Hospital, Yokohama, Japan.

Immunohistochemical characterization of renal tumors in patients with Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome.
Pathol Int 2015 Mar 19;65(3):126-32. Epub 2015 Jan 19.
Department of Molecular Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan.

Folliculin-interacting proteins Fnip1 and Fnip2 play critical roles in kidney tumor suppression in cooperation with Flcn.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2015 Mar 16;112(13):E1624-31. Epub 2015 Mar 16.
Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892; Basic Science Program, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Frederick, MD 21702



Early ultrasonographic evaluation of tumor thrombus level during sunitinib therapy for renal cell carcinoma.
J Med Ultrason (2001) 2013 Oct 1;40(4):463-5. Epub 2013 May 1.
Department of Urology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 236-0004, Japan.

DNA methylation profiling distinguishes histological subtypes of renal cell carcinoma.
Epigenetics 2013 Mar 21;8(3):252-67. Epub 2013 Feb 21.
Centre for Rare Diseases and Personalised Medicine, Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Birmingham, UK.




Retroperitoneoscopic radical nephrectomy with a small incision for renal cell carcinoma: comparison with the conventional method.
J Negat Results Biomed 2011 Aug 16;10:11. Epub 2011 Aug 16.
Department of Urology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine and School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan.

Copy number profiling in von Hippel-Lindau disease renal cell carcinoma.
Genes Chromosomes Cancer 2011 Jul 31;50(7):479-88. Epub 2011 Mar 31.
Medical and Molecular Genetics, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK.


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