Publications by authors named "Masahiro Yao"

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A monolayer microfluidic device supporting mouse spermatogenesis with improved visibility.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2018 Jun 30;500(4):885-891. Epub 2018 Apr 30.
Laboratory of Biopharmaceutical and Regenerative Sciences, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Life Science, Yokohama City University Association of Medical Science, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236-0004, Japan; Department of Urology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Kanagawa 236-0004, Japan. Electronic address:


Prognostic value of an automated bone scan index for men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with cabazitaxel.
BMC Cancer 2018 May 2;18(1):501. Epub 2018 May 2.
Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4-57 Urafune-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama, 2320024, Japan.

Gastrointestinal cancer and bilateral hydronephrosis resulted in a high risk of ureteral stent failure.
BMC Urol 2018 May 8;18(1):35. Epub 2018 May 8.
Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4-57 Urafune-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 2320024, Japan.





Succinate dehydrogenase B-deficient renal cell carcinoma: A case report with novel germline mutation.
Pathol Int 2017 Nov 28;67(11):585-589. Epub 2017 Sep 28.
Department of Pathology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama 236-0004, Japan.

Management of urethral stricture: High-pressure balloon dilation versus optical internal urethrotomy.
Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2017 Nov 9. Epub 2017 Nov 9.
Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, Yokohama, Japan.

Pumpless microfluidic system driven by hydrostatic pressure induces and maintains mouse spermatogenesis in vitro.
Sci Rep 2017 Nov 13;7(1):15459. Epub 2017 Nov 13.
Laboratory of Biopharmaceutical and Regenerative Sciences, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Life Science, Yokohama City University Association of Medical Science, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 236-0004, Japan.


A low psoas muscle volume correlates with a longer hospitalization after radical cystectomy.
BMC Urol 2017 Sep 18;17(1):87. Epub 2017 Sep 18.
Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4-57 Urafune-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 2320024, Japan.



The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) predicts adrenocortical carcinoma and is correlated with the prognosis.
BMC Urol 2017 Jun 29;17(1):49. Epub 2017 Jun 29.
Departments of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4-57 Urafune-cho, Minami-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 2320024, 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.



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

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.


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 06 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:







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:






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