Publications


Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision via combined medial and cranial approaches for transverse colon cancer.
Surg Today 2017 May 26;47(5):643-649. Epub 2016 Aug 26.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka 8-35-1, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan.

Dose escalation study with respiratory-gated carbon-ion scanning radiotherapy using a simultaneous integrated boost for pancreatic cancer: simulation with four-dimensional computed tomography.
Br J Radiol 2017 Apr 9;90(1072):20160790. Epub 2017 Feb 9.
1 Hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, Chiba, Japan.

Relationship between the surgical margin status, prognosis, and recurrence in extrahepatic bile duct cancer patients.
Langenbecks Arch Surg 2017 Feb 5;402(1):87-93. Epub 2016 Aug 5.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, 8-35-1, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan.


Combined fibrinogen and neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic marker of advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
Cancer Sci 2017 Feb;108(2):193-199
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Field of Oncology, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan.





The Evaluation of Liver Function and Surgical Influence by ICGR15 after Chemotherapy for Colorectal Liver Metastases.
J Cancer 2016 18;7(5):595-9. Epub 2016 Mar 18.
1. Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka 8-35-1 Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan.


Combined fibrinogen concentration and neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio as a prognostic marker of gastric cancer.
Oncol Lett 2016 Feb 22;11(2):1537-1544. Epub 2015 Dec 22.
Department of Digestive, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan; Department of Molecular Frontier Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan.


Analysis of the Fibrinogen and Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Promising Blood Marker of Tumor Progression and Prognosis.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2015 Oct;94(42):e1702
From the Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Field of Oncology, Kagoshima, Japan (TA, HO, MM, YU, YK, SM, HK, YK, SI, SN); Molecular Frontier Surgery, Kagoshima, Japan (TA, YU, SN); and Education Center for Doctors in Remote Islands and Rural Areas, Course of Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan (TO).

Pancreaticogastrostomy after Pancreaticoduodenectomy Using Twin Square Wrapping with Duct-to-Mucosa Anastomosis.
Eur Surg Res 2015 16;55(1-2):109-18. Epub 2015 Jun 16.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan.

Clinical significance of mediastinoscope-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy in patients with esophageal cancer.
Langenbecks Arch Surg 2015 Aug 8;400(6):699-706. Epub 2015 Aug 8.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka 8-35-1, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan,

Mucinous adenocarcinoma emerging in sigmoid colon neovagina 40 years after its creation: a case report.
World J Surg Oncol 2015 Jul 11;13:213. Epub 2015 Jul 11.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka 8-35-1, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan.



Laparoscopic complete mesocolic excision with radical lymph node dissection along the surgical trunk for right colon cancer.
Surg Endosc 2015 Jan 2;29(1):34-40. Epub 2014 Jul 2.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka 8-35-1, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan,


Carbon-ion scanning lung treatment planning with respiratory-gated phase-controlled rescanning: simulation study using 4-dimensional CT data.
Radiat Oncol 2014 Nov 11;9:238. Epub 2014 Nov 11.
Research Center Hospital for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1, Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba, 263-8555, Japan.

Amplitude-based gated phase-controlled rescanning in carbon-ion scanning beam treatment planning under irregular breathing conditions using lung and liver 4DCTs.
J Radiat Res 2014 Sep 15;55(5):948-58. Epub 2014 May 15.
Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.

Clinical and biological impact of cyclin-dependent kinase subunit 2 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
Oncol Rep 2014 May 5;31(5):1986-92. Epub 2014 Mar 5.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890-8520, Japan.


Lymph node micrometastasis in gastrointestinal tract cancer--a clinical aspect.
Int J Clin Oncol 2013 Oct 18;18(5):752-61. Epub 2013 Jun 18.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, 8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan,

Clinical significance of ¹⁸F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
Ann Surg Oncol 2013 May 13;20(5):1646-52. Epub 2012 Dec 13.
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan.

Trans-Oral Video-Assisted Neck Surgery (TOVANS). A new transoral technique of endoscopic thyroidectomy with gasless premandible approach.
Surg Endosc 2013 Apr 21;27(4):1105-10. Epub 2012 Nov 21.
Department of Surgical Oncology, Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University, 8-35-1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, 890-8520, Japan.

First in situ observation of the LiCoO2 electrode/electrolyte interface by total-reflection X-ray absorption spectroscopy.
Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2012 Nov 12;51(46):11597-601. Epub 2012 Oct 12.
Office of Society-Academia Collaboration for Innovation, Kyoto University, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan.




Four-dimensional lung treatment planning in layer-stacking carbon ion beam treatment: comparison of layer-stacking and conventional ungated/gated irradiation.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2011 Jun 23;80(2):597-607. Epub 2010 Oct 23.
Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan.

Multi-institutional retrospective analysis of the inhomogeneity correction for radiation therapy of lung cancer.
J Radiat Res 2011 24;52(1):69-74. Epub 2010 Dec 24.
Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Inage, Chiba, Japan.

Investigation on effect of image lag in fluoroscopic images obtained with a dynamic flat-panel detector (FPD) on accuracy of target tracking in radiotherapy.
J Radiat Res 2010 23;51(6):723-31. Epub 2010 Oct 23.
Department of Radiological Technology, School of Health Sciences, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan.

Performance of the NIRS fast scanning system for heavy-ion radiotherapy.
Med Phys 2010 Nov;37(11):5672-82
Medical Physics Research Group, Research Center for Charged Particle Therapy, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, 4-9-1 Anagawa, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8555, Japan.



Clinical Significance of the Glasgow Prognostic Score in Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors.
Anticancer Res 2016 12;36(12):6687-6690
Department of Digestive Surgery, Breast and Thyroid Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan.

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