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Glutathione S-transferase Pi 1 is a valuable predictor for cancer drug resistance in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Cancer Sci 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Division of Digestive surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachi-hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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November 2018

Preoperative Low Weight Affects Long-term Outcomes Following Curative Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2018 Sep;38(9):5331-5337

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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September 2018

Esophageal cancer stem cells are suppressed by tranilast, a TRPV2 channel inhibitor.

J Gastroenterol 2018 Feb 7;53(2):197-207. Epub 2017 Apr 7.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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February 2018

Reconstruction method as an independent risk factor for postoperative bone mineral density loss in gastric cancer.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2018 Feb;33(2):418-425

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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February 2018

Detection of fusion gene in cell-free DNA of a gastric synovial sarcoma.

World J Gastroenterol 2018 Feb;24(8):949-956

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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February 2018

Venous invasion as a risk factor for recurrence after gastrectomy followed by chemotherapy for stage III gastric cancer.

BMC Cancer 2018 01 30;18(1):108. Epub 2018 Jan 30.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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January 2018

Influence of magnesium and parathyroid hormone on cisplatin-induced nephrotoxicity in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Oncol Lett 2018 Jan 3;15(1):658-664. Epub 2017 Nov 3.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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January 2018

Low plasma levels of miR-101 are associated with tumor progression in gastric cancer.

Oncotarget 2017 Dec 13;8(63):106538-106550. Epub 2017 Sep 13.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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December 2017

Ectopic gastrointestinal variceal bleeding with portal hypertension.

World J Gastrointest Surg 2017 Dec;9(12):288-292

Department of Surgery, Japanese Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0981, Japan.

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December 2017

A successful case of a para-aortic lymphocele treated with autologous peripheral blood injection.

Radiol Case Rep 2017 Dec 28;12(4):760-763. Epub 2017 Sep 28.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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December 2017

Monitoring with sensitive tumor markers contributes to decision-making and better prognosis in gastric cancer patients with peritoneal recurrence.

Int J Clin Oncol 2017 Oct 9;22(5):897-904. Epub 2017 May 9.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachi-hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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October 2017

Overexpression of CTEN relates to tumor malignant potential and poor outcomes of adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction.

Oncotarget 2017 Oct 20;8(48):84112-84122. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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October 2017

Depleted tumor suppressor miR-107 in plasma relates to tumor progression and is a novel therapeutic target in pancreatic cancer.

Sci Rep 2017 Jul 18;7(1):5708. Epub 2017 Jul 18.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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July 2017

Heat shock exerts anticancer effects on liver cancer via autophagic degradation of aquaporin 5.

Int J Oncol 2017 May 29;50(5):1857-1867. Epub 2017 Mar 29.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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May 2017

Clinical and surgical factors associated with organ/space surgical site infection after laparoscopic gastrectomy for gastric cancer.

Surg Endosc 2017 04 9;31(4):1667-1674. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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April 2017

Short- and Long-term Progress of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paralysis After Subtotal Esophagectomy.

Anticancer Res 2017 04;37(4):2019-2023

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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April 2017

The Role of cIAP1 and XIAP in Apoptosis Induced by Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells.

Dig Dis Sci 2017 03 3;62(3):652-659. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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March 2017

Expression and role of anion exchanger 1 in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Oncotarget 2017 Mar;8(11):17921-17935

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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March 2017

Early thrombomodulin-α administration outcome for acute disseminated intravascular coagulopathy in gastrointestinal surgery.

World J Gastroenterol 2017 Feb;23(5):891-898

Hirotaka Konishi, Kazuma Okamoto, Katsutoshi Shoda, Tomohiro Arita, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Ryo Morimura, Shuhei Komatsu, Yasutoshi Murayama, Atsushi Shiozaki, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Hisashi Ikoma, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kajii-cho, Kyoto city 6028566, Japan.

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February 2017

Surgery for gastric cancer patients of age 85 and older: Multicenter survey.

World J Gastroenterol 2017 Feb;23(7):1215-1223

Hirotaka Konishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Shuhei Komatsu, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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February 2017

Monitoring the HER2 copy number status in circulating tumor DNA by droplet digital PCR in patients with gastric cancer.

Gastric Cancer 2017 Jan 13;20(1):126-135. Epub 2016 Feb 13.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kawaramachi Hirokoji Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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January 2017

Overexpression of PBK/TOPK relates to tumour malignant potential and poor outcome of gastric carcinoma.

Br J Cancer 2017 Jan 29;116(2):218-226. Epub 2016 Nov 29.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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January 2017

Laparoscopic and endoscopic co-operative surgery for non-ampullary duodenal tumors.

World J Gastroenterol 2016 Dec;22(47):10424-10431

Daisuke Ichikawa, Shuhei Komatsu, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 6028566, Japan.

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December 2016

Overexpression of YWHAZ as an independent prognostic factor in adenocarcinoma of the esophago-gastric junction.

Am J Cancer Res 2016 1;6(11):2729-2736. Epub 2016 Nov 1.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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November 2016

Putative risk factors for postoperative pneumonia which affects poor prognosis in patients with gastric cancer.

Int J Clin Oncol 2016 Oct 12;21(5):920-926. Epub 2016 May 12.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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October 2016

Early signet ring cell carcinoma of the stomach is related to favorable prognosis and low incidence of lymph node metastasis.

J Surg Oncol 2016 Oct 26;114(5):607-612. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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October 2016

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor-producing hepatocellular carcinoma with abrupt changes.

World J Clin Oncol 2016 Oct;7(5):380-386

Hiroaki Nagata, Shuhei Komatsu, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-0855, Japan.

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October 2016

Prognostic impact of the number of retrieved lymph nodes in patients with gastric cancer.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 Sep;31(9):1566-71

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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September 2016

Positive Lymph Node Ratio as an Indicator of Prognosis and Local Tumor Clearance in N3 Gastric Cancer.

J Gastrointest Surg 2016 09 28;20(9):1565-71. Epub 2016 Jun 28.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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September 2016

Circulating MicroRNAs: A Next-Generation Clinical Biomarker for Digestive System Cancers.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 Sep 1;17(9). Epub 2016 Sep 1.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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September 2016

Circulating miR-21 as an independent predictive biomarker for chemoresistance in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.

Am J Cancer Res 2016 1;6(7):1511-23. Epub 2016 Jul 1.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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August 2016

Liquid biopsy in patients with pancreatic cancer: Circulating tumor cells and cell-free nucleic acids.

World J Gastroenterol 2016 Jul;22(25):5627-41

Taisuke Imamura, Shuhei Komatsu, Daisuke Ichikawa, Tsutomu Kawaguchi, Mahito Miyamae, Wataru Okajima, Takuma Ohashi, Tomohiro Arita, Hirotaka Konishi, Atsushi Shiozaki, Ryo Morimura, Hisashi Ikoma, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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July 2016

Intraoperative 5-aminolevulinic acid-mediated photodynamic diagnosis of gallbladder cancer: A case report.

Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2016 Jun 12;14:74-6. Epub 2016 Feb 12.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kawaramachi-hirokoji,Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan. Electronic address:

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June 2016

Reconstruction method as an independent risk factor for the postoperative decrease in hemoglobin in stage I gastric cancer.

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2016 May;31(5):959-64

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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May 2016

Successful subcarinal dissection using a laparoscopic transhiatal approach for esophageal cancer with an anomalous pulmonary vein.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2016 Apr 8;64(4):239-42. Epub 2016 Feb 8.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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April 2016

Tumor Index as a Combined Indicator of Tumor Depth and Size in Gastric Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2016 Apr;36(4):1895-900

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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April 2016

Prognostic Influence of the Extent of Lymph Node Dissection and Perioperative Comorbidities in Patients with Gastric Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2016 Apr;36(4):1917-22

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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April 2016

SMYD2 overexpression is associated with tumor cell proliferation and a worse outcome in human papillomavirus-unrelated nonmultiple head and neck carcinomas.

Hum Pathol 2016 Mar 4;49:145-55. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo 104-0045, Japan; Department of Basic Pathology, National Defense Medical College, Saitama 359-8513, Japan. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Effects of neutropenia and histological responses in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with neo-adjuvant chemotherapy.

Int J Clin Oncol 2016 Feb 21;21(1):95-101. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 6028566, Japan.

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February 2016

Impact of Body Weight Loss on Recurrence After Curative Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer.

Anticancer Res 2016 Feb;36(2):807-13

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

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February 2016

Histological mixed-type as an independent risk factor for nodal metastasis in submucosal gastric cancer.

Tumour Biol 2016 Jan 5;37(1):709-14. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachi-hirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8566, Japan.

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January 2016

Feasibility and Nutritional Benefits of Laparoscopic Proximal Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer in the Upper Stomach.

Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Dec 19;22 Suppl 3:S929-35. Epub 2015 May 19.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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December 2015

Clinicopathological characteristics of clinical early gastric cancer in the upper-third stomach.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Dec;21(45):12851-6

Daisuke Ichikawa, Shuhei Komatsu, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Hirotaka Konishi, Kazuma Okamoto, Atsushi Shiozaki, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 6028566, Japan.

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December 2015

Histological evaluation for chemotherapeutic responses of metastatic lymph nodes in gastric cancer.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Dec;21(48):13500-6

Osamu Kinoshita, Daisuke Ichikawa, Shuhei Komatsu, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji, Department of Surgery, Division of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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December 2015

Plasma microRNA profiles: identification of miR-744 as a novel diagnostic and prognostic biomarker in pancreatic cancer.

Br J Cancer 2015 Nov 27;113(10):1467-76. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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November 2015

Clinical characteristics of hepatoduodenal lymph node metastasis in gastric cancer.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Oct;21(38):10866-73

Taisuke Imamura, Shuhei Komatsu, Daisuke Ichikawa, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Kazuma Okamoto, Hirotaka Konishi, Atsushi Shiozaki, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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October 2015

Single-Port Mediastinoscopic Lymphadenectomy Along the Left Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve.

Ann Thorac Surg 2015 Sep;100(3):1115-7

Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan.

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September 2015

Laparoscopic transhiatal approach for resection of an adenocarcinoma in long-segment Barrett's esophagus.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Aug;21(29):8974-80

Atsushi Shiozaki, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Hirotaka Konishi, Osamu Kinoshita, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Ryo Morimura, Yasutoshi Murayama, Shuhei Komatsu, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Hisashi Ikoma, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Daisuke Ichikawa, Kazuma Okamoto, Chouhei Sakakura, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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August 2015

Gastric carcinoma originating from the heterotopic submucosal gastric gland treated by laparoscopy and endoscopy cooperative surgery.

World J Gastrointest Oncol 2015 Aug;7(8):118-22

Taisuke Imamura, Shuhei Komatsu, Daisuke Ichikawa, Hiroki Kobayashi, Mahito Miyamae, Shoji Hirajima, Tsutomu Kawaguchi, Takeshi Kubota, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Kazuma Okamoto, Hirotaka Konishi, Atsushi Shiozaki, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Digestive Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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August 2015

Malignant potential in pancreatic neoplasm; new insights provided by circulating miR-223 in plasma.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2015 Jun 30;15(6):773-85. Epub 2015 Mar 30.

Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery , 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto , Japan +81 75 251 5527 ; +81 75 251 5522 ;

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June 2015

Discrepancies in the histologic type between biopsy and resected specimens: a cautionary note for mixed-type gastric carcinoma.

World J Gastroenterol 2015 Apr;21(15):4673-9

Shuhei Komatsu, Daisuke Ichikawa, Mahito Miyamae, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Hirotaka Konishi, Atsushi Shiozaki, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Eigo Otsuji, Division of Digestive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, 465 Kajii-cho, Kawaramachihirokoji, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-8566, Japan.

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April 2015