Publications




Clinical Impact of Preoperative Chemotherapy on Microscopic Cancer Spread Surrounding Colorectal Liver Metastases.
Ann Surg Oncol 2017 Aug 27;24(8):2326-2333. Epub 2017 Mar 27.
Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.






Gastric Cancer With Primitive Enterocyte Phenotype: An Aggressive Subgroup of Intestinal-type Adenocarcinoma.
Am J Surg Pathol 2017 Jul;41(7):989-997
Departments of *Pathology ‡Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine †Genome Science Division, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma With Epithelioid/Epithelial Features.
Am J Surg Pathol 2017 Jul 20. Epub 2017 Jul 20.
Departments of *Pathology and Clinical Laboratories §Urology ∥Musculoskeletal Oncology ¶Medical Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital ‡Rare Cancer Center, National Cancer Center Hospital †Department of Pathology, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.



ChLpMab-23: Cancer-Specific Human-Mouse Chimeric Anti-Podoplanin Antibody Exhibits Antitumor Activity via Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity.
Monoclon Antib Immunodiagn Immunother 2017 Jun 15;36(3):104-112. Epub 2017 May 15.
1 Department of Antibody Drug Development, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine , Sendai, Japan .

Intraoperative imaging of hepatic cancers using γ-glutamyltranspeptidase-specific fluorophore enabling real-time identification and estimation of recurrence.
Sci Rep 2017 Jun 14;7(1):3542. Epub 2017 Jun 14.
Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


Safety and efficacy of the venous reconstruction in liver resection using cryopreserved homologous veins.
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 2017 Jun 29. Epub 2017 Jun 29.
Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


Perforation of jejunal diverticulum with ectopic pancreas.
Clin J Gastroenterol 2017 Apr 19;10(2):137-141. Epub 2017 Jan 19.
Department of Surgical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 3-1 Hongo 7-chome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Prediction of Pathological Complete Response Using Endoscopic Findings and Outcomes of Patients Who Underwent Watchful Waiting After Chemoradiotherapy for Rectal Cancer.
Dis Colon Rectum 2017 Apr;60(4):368-375
1 Department of Surgical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 2 Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Antitumor activity of chLpMab-2, a human-mouse chimeric cancer-specific antihuman podoplanin antibody, via antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity.
Cancer Med 2017 Apr 23;6(4):768-777. Epub 2017 Mar 23.
Department of Regional Innovation, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8575, Japan.



Giant leiomyosarcoma of the rectum with lymph node metastasis: A case report and review of the literature.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 8;34:27-31. Epub 2017 Mar 8.
Department of Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Pulmonary Carcinoids and Low-Grade Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors Show Common MicroRNA Expression Profiles, Different from Adenocarcinomas and Small Cell Carcinomas.
Neuroendocrinology 2017 Feb 17. Epub 2017 Feb 17.
Division of Pathology, The Cancer Institute, Department of Pathology, The Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research (JFCR), Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan.


Primary hepatic schwannoma: A case report.
Int J Surg Case Rep 2016 9;29:146-150. Epub 2016 Nov 9.
Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery Division and Artificial Organ and Transplantation Division, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.



Low density of CD204-positive M2-type tumor-associated macrophages in Epstein-Barr virus-associated gastric cancer: a clinicopathologic study with digital image analysis.
Hum Pathol 2016 Oct 21;56:74-80. Epub 2016 Jun 21.
Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan. Electronic address:



Histopathologic Analysis of Cerebral Autosomal Recessive Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy (CARASIL): A Report of a New Genetically Confirmed Case and Comparison to 2 Previous Cases.
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 2016 Sep 15. Epub 2016 Sep 15.
From the Department of Neuropathology (SI, MT, HH, SF, SM) and Department of Neurology (SM), Tokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Pathology (SI), Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Neurology (MT), Saitama International Medical Center, Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan; Department of Neurology (TF), Kameda Medical Center, Chiba, Japan; Department of Pathology (NI), Iida Municipal Hospital, Nagano, Japan; Department of Neurology (YS), Kashima Rosai Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan; Department of Integrative Pathology (TN) and Department of Neurology (IN), Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan; and Department of Pathology (MF), The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

The intrahepatic expression levels of bile acid transporters are inversely correlated with the histological progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
J Gastroenterol 2016 Aug 25;51(8):808-18. Epub 2015 Nov 25.
Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.













Different desmin peptides are distinctly deposited in cytoplasmic aggregations and cytoplasm of desmin-related cardiomyopathy patients.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2017 07 21;1865(7):828-836. Epub 2017 Mar 21.
Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

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