Publications




Efficacy of spraying l-menthol solution during endoscopic treatment of early gastric cancer: a phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
J Gastroenterol 2014 Mar 26;49(3):446-54. Epub 2013 Jun 26.
Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan,

Gastric cancer treated in 2002 in Japan: 2009 annual report of the JGCA nationwide registry.
Gastric Cancer 2013 Jan 23;16(1):1-27. Epub 2012 Jun 23.
Department of Surgery, Niigata Cancer Center Hospital, 2-15-3 Kawagishi-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata, 951-8566, Japan.

Loss of HGF activator inhibits foveolar hyperplasia induced by oxyntic atrophy without altering gastrin levels.
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2012 Dec 11;303(11):G1254-61. Epub 2012 Oct 11.
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.

Multicenter phase II randomized study evaluating dose-response of antiperistaltic effect of L-menthol sprayed onto the gastric mucosa for upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
Dig Endosc 2012 Mar 1;24(2):79-86. Epub 2011 Jun 1.
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan.

Tests for serum levels of trefoil factor family proteins can improve gastric cancer screening.
Gastroenterology 2011 Sep 27;141(3):837-845.e1-7. Epub 2011 May 27.
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

An open-label, single-arm study assessing the efficacy and safety of L: -menthol sprayed onto the gastric mucosa during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
J Gastroenterol 2011 Jul 11;46(7):873-82. Epub 2011 May 11.
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, 3-10-6 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-8550, Japan.

Antiperistaltic effect and safety of L-menthol sprayed on the gastric mucosa for upper GI endoscopy: a phase III, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Gastrointest Endosc 2011 May 26;73(5):932-41. Epub 2011 Feb 26.
Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Cancer Institute Hospital, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research, and Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


Caspase-3 is activated and rapidly released from human umbilical vein endothelial cells in response to lipopolysaccharide.
Biochim Biophys Acta 2009 Oct 25;1792(10):1011-8. Epub 2009 Jun 25.
Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Musashino University, 1-1-20 Shinmachi, Nishitokyo-shi, Tokyo 202-8585, Japan.

Alterations in gastric mucosal lineages before or after acute oxyntic atrophy in gastrin receptor and H2 histamine receptor-deficient mice.
Dig Dis Sci 2009 Aug 9;54(8):1625-35. Epub 2009 Jun 9.
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Glypican 3-expressing gastric carcinoma: distinct subgroup unifying hepatoid, clear-cell, and alpha-fetoprotein-producing gastric carcinomas.
Cancer Sci 2009 Apr 19;100(4):626-32. Epub 2009 Feb 19.
Department of Pathology and Diagnostic Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Luminal and cancer cells in the breast show more rapid telomere shortening than myoepithelial cells and fibroblasts.
Hum Pathol 2008 Nov 24;39(11):1647-55. Epub 2008 Jul 24.
Division of Metabolic Care and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Detection of minimal gastric cancer cells in peritoneal washings by focused microarray analysis with multiple markers: clinical implications.
Ann Surg Oncol 2007 May 9;14(5):1694-702. Epub 2007 Feb 9.
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.





Specific subtelomere loss on chromosome der(11)t(3;11)(q23;q23)x2 in anaplastic thyroid cancer cell line OCUT-1.
Int J Mol Med 2006 Jul;18(1):9-16
Division of Metabolic Care Unit & Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.

Human hepatocytes are protected from ethanol-induced cytotoxicity by DADS via CYP2E1 inhibition.
Toxicol Lett 2006 Jun 13;163(3):242-9. Epub 2005 Dec 13.
Department of General-, Visceral-, and Transplantation Surgery, Charite, Campus Virchow, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany.



Helicobacter pylori-dependent NF-kappa B activation in newly established Mongolian gerbil gastric cancer cell lines.
Cancer Sci 2005 Mar;96(3):170-5
Division of Oncological Pathology, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1-1 Kanokoden, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Aichi 464-8681, Japan.


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