Publications



Synergic Suppressive Effect of Silodosin and Imidafenacin on Non-Voiding Bladder Contractions in Male Rats with Subacute Bladder Outlet Obstruction.
Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2017 May 27;9(2):94-101. Epub 2015 Jul 27.
Department of Continence Medicine, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Biphasic decline in renal function after radical cystectomy with urinary diversion.
Int J Clin Oncol 2017 Apr 17;22(2):359-365. Epub 2016 Oct 17.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.



A novel prognostic factor TRIM44 promotes cell proliferation and migration, and inhibits apoptosis in testicular germ cell tumor.
Cancer Sci 2017 Jan 1;108(1):32-41. Epub 2016 Dec 1.
Department of Geriatric Medicine and Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.






Abhydrolase domain containing 2, an androgen target gene, promotes prostate cancer cell proliferation and migration.
Eur J Cancer 2016 Apr 6;57:39-49. Epub 2016 Feb 6.
Department of Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Department of Geriatric Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Japan. Electronic address:


Estrogen Exhibits a Biphasic Effect on Prostate Tumor Growth through the Estrogen Receptor β-KLF5 Pathway.
Mol Cell Biol 2016 Jan 19;36(1):144-56. Epub 2015 Oct 19.
Life Science Center of Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan.

Preoperative evaluation of renal cell carcinoma by using 18F-FDG PET/CT.
Clin Nucl Med 2015 Dec;40(12):936-40
From the *Division of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, †Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, and ‡Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.




Selective inhibitory effect of imidafenacin and 5-hydroxymethyl tolterodine on capsaicin sensitive C fibers of the primary bladder mechanosensitive afferent nerves in the rat.
J Urol 2015 Apr 16;193(4):1423-32. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
Departments of Continence Medicine and Urology (TF, MS, HF, YH), University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:



Factors affecting choice between ureterostomy, ileal conduit and continent reservoir after radical cystectomy: Japanese series.
Int J Clin Oncol 2014 Dec 7;19(6):1098-104. Epub 2014 Jan 7.
The Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic foundation, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Mail code JJN3-282 9500, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44195, USA,

Integrative analysis of FOXP1 function reveals a tumor-suppressive effect in prostate cancer.
Mol Endocrinol 2014 Dec;28(12):2012-24
Departments of Anti-Aging Medicine (K.T., T.U., S.I.) and Geriatric Medicine (K.T., T.U., S.I.) and Department of Urology (T.F., Y.H.), Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan; Department of Pathology (T.S.), Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8575, Japan; Genome Science Division (Sh.T., H.A.), Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 153-8904, Japan; Department of Urology (Sa.T.), Nihon University School of Medicine, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 173-0032, Japan; and Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction (S.I.), Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Hidaka, Saitama, 350-1241, Japan.

Robot-assisted versus other types of radical prostatectomy: population-based safety and cost comparison in Japan, 2012-2013.
Cancer Sci 2014 Nov 25;105(11):1421-6. Epub 2014 Sep 25.
Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Department of Urology, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

CtBP2 modulates the androgen receptor to promote prostate cancer progression.
Cancer Res 2014 Nov 16;74(22):6542-53. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
Department of Anti-Aging Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Department of Geriatric Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan. Division of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Research Center for Genomic Medicine, Saitama Medical University, Hidaka, Saitama, Japan.


Pyrrole-imidazole polyamide targeted to break fusion sites in TMPRSS2 and ERG gene fusion represses prostate tumor growth.
Cancer Sci 2014 Oct 18;105(10):1272-8. Epub 2014 Sep 18.
Department of Urology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Ultra-early versus early salvage androgen deprivation therapy for post-prostatectomy biochemical recurrence in pT2-4N0M0 prostate cancer.
BMC Urol 2014 Oct 16;14:81. Epub 2014 Oct 16.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.




Long-term results of radical prostatectomy with immediate adjuvant androgen deprivation therapy for pT3N0 prostate cancer.
BMC Urol 2014 Jan 29;14:13. Epub 2014 Jan 29.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.

Reduction of prostate cancer incidence by naftopidil, an α1 -adrenoceptor antagonist and transforming growth factor-β signaling inhibitor.
Int J Urol 2013 Dec 21;20(12):1220-7. Epub 2013 Apr 21.
Department of Urology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Urology, The Fraternity Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.


Regional, institutional and individual factors affecting selection of minimally invasive nephroureterectomy in Japan: a national database analysis.
Int J Urol 2013 Jul 2;20(7):695-700. Epub 2012 Dec 2.
Department of Urology, Shintoshi Hospital, Iwata, Japan; Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.


Twelve Months Follow-up of Injection of OnabotulinumtoxinA into Vesical Submucosa for Refractory Non-neurogenic Overactive Bladder.
Low Urin Tract Symptoms 2013 May 5;5(2):55-9. Epub 2012 Jul 5.
Division of Urology, Department of Surgery and Intensive Care, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, JapanDepartment of Urology, Harasanshin Hospital, Fukuoka, JapanDepartment of Urology, Hamamatsu University, School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, JapanDepartment of Urology, Kurashiki Medical Center, Kurashiki, JapanDepartment of Urology, Aoyama Hospital Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, JapanDepartment of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, JapanDepartment of Urology, Kawasaki Medical Hospital, Kurashiki, JapanDepartment of Urology, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan.

Clinical significance of amyloid precursor protein in patients with testicular germ cell tumor.
Adv Urol 2013 14;2013:348438. Epub 2013 Apr 14.
Department of Urology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan ; Department of Urology, National Center of Global Health and Medicine, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.





TACC2 is an androgen-responsive cell cycle regulator promoting androgen-mediated and castration-resistant growth of prostate cancer.
Mol Endocrinol 2012 May 28;26(5):748-61. Epub 2012 Mar 28.
Department of Anti-Aging Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.




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