Publications


Differences in the clinical course of 516 Japanese patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding between weekday and weekend admissions.
Scand J Gastroenterol 2017 Dec 19;52(12):1365-1370. Epub 2017 Sep 19.
a Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology , Kawasaki Medical School , Kurashiki , Japan.


Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for gastroesophageal reflux disease 2015.
J Gastroenterol 2016 Aug 21;51(8):751-67. Epub 2016 Jun 21.
Guidelines Committee for Creating and Evaluating the "Evidence-based Clinical Practice Guidelines for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease", the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology (JSGE), K-18 Building 8F, 8-9-13, Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan.


Characteristics of Colonic Diverticulitis and Factors Associated With Complications: A Japanese Multicenter, Retrospective, Cross-Sectional Study.
Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Dec;58(12):1174-81
1 Division of Endoscopy and Ultrasonography, Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan 2 Department of General Internal Medicine 2, Kawasaki Hospital, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan 3 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan 4 Department of Gastroenterology, Hamamatsu Medical Center, Hamamatsu, Japan 5 Division of Gastroenterology, Fujieda Municipal General Hospital, Fujieda, Japan 6 Medical Examination Center of Chubu Medical Association, Chatan-cho, Japan 7 Department of Internal Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Usefulness of Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Small Bowel Tumors: A Comparison Between Ultrasonography and Endoscopic Modalities.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Oct;94(40):e1464
From the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine (MF, TM, MO, AS); Division of Endoscopy and Ultrasound, Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (NM, RK, JH); Department of General Medicine (KH); Department of Pathology (TA); Department of General Internal Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kurashiki, Japan (KH); and Department of Clinical Nutrition, Faculty of Health Science and Technology, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Kurashiki, Japan (KH).

Time Trends in Helicobacter pylori Infection and Atrophic Gastritis Over 40 Years in Japan.
Helicobacter 2015 Jun 7;20(3):192-8. Epub 2015 Jan 7.
Department of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for functional dyspepsia.
J Gastroenterol 2015 Feb 14;50(2):125-39. Epub 2015 Jan 14.
Guidelines Committee for creating and evaluating the "Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for functional dyspepsia", the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology (JSGE), K-18 Building 8F, 8-9-13 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan,

Clinical relevance of patency capsule combined with abdominal ultrasonography to detect small bowel strictures.
Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2014 Dec;26(12):1434-8
aDepartment of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology bDepartment of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine cDepartment of Comprehensive Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan.


[Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID): progress in diagnosis and treatments. Topic I. Basic knowledge of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID): 5. Gastrointestinal motility dysfunction and viscerosensory dysfunction in patients with FGID].
Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 2013 Jan;102(1):32-9
Division of Endoscopy and Ultrasonography, Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Japan.


Usefulness of endoscopic brushing and magnified endoscopy with narrow band imaging (ME-NBI) to detect intestinal phenotype in columnar-lined esophagus.
J Gastroenterol 2012 Oct 11;47(10):1108-14. Epub 2012 May 11.
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, 577 Matsushima, Kurashiki, Okayama 701-0192, Japan.




Clinical characteristics of Japanese dyspeptic patients: is the Rome III classification applicable?
Scand J Gastroenterol 2010 May;45(5):567-72
Division of Endoscopy and Ultrasonography, Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Matsushima, Kurashiki, Japan.


Stepped assessment of gastric emptying of a solid meal using the (13)C-octanoic acid breath test.
J Smooth Muscle Res 2007 Jun;43(3):99-107
Division of Endoscopy and Ultrasound, Department of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Matsushima 577, Kurashiki 701-0192, Japan.

A classification system of echogenicity for gastrointestinal neoplasms.
Digestion 2005 25;72(1):8-12. Epub 2005 Jul 25.
Department of Medicine and Molecular Science, Division of Frontier Medical Science, Programs for Biomedical Research, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan.



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