Division of Digestive Surgery

Subect Division of Digestive Surgery
Staff Professor Eigo Otsuji

Associate Professor: Toshiya Ochiai, Hitoshi Fujiwara, Kazuma Okamoto, Daisuke Ichikawa
Assistant Professor: Masayoshi Nakanishi,Hisashi Ikoma, Atsushi Toma,
                                     Yoshiaki Kuriu, Atsushi Shiozaki, Akio Kimura,
                                     Shuhei Komatsu, Yasutoshi Murayama, Ryo Morimura,
                                     Hirotaka Konishi, Toshiyuki Kosuga, Tomohiro Arita,
                                     Nobuyuki Watanabe, Hiroshi Itoh
Specially Appointed Professor Chouhei Sakakura
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor Takeshi Ishimoto
Research Contents  
Achievements
  1. Long-term outcomes of patients who underwent limited proximal gastrectomy.Ichikawa D, Komatsu S, Kubota T, Okamoto K, Shiozaki A, Fujiwara H, Otsuji E. Gastric Cancer. 2014 Jan;17(1):141-5.
  2. A new approach to laparoscopic lymph node excision in cases of transverse colon cancer. Nakanishi M, Kokuba Y, Murayama Y, Komatsu S, Shiozaki A, Kuriu Y, Ikoma H, Ichikawa D, Fujiwara H, Okamoto K, Ochiai T, Otsuji E. Digestion. 2012;85(2):121-5. doi: 10.1159/000334683. Epub 2012 Jan 19.
  3. Novel diagnostic value of circulating miR-18a in plasma of patients with pancreatic cancer. Morimura R, Komatsu S, Ichikawa D, Takeshita H, Tsujiura M, Nagata H, Konishi H, Shiozaki A, Ikoma H, Okamoto K, Ochiai T, Taniguchi H, Otsuji E. Br J Cancer. 2011;105(11):1733-40.
  4. Hand-assisted laparoscopic transhiatal esophagectomy with a systematic procedure for en bloc infracarinal lymph node dissection. Fujiwara H, Shiozaki A, Konishi H, Komatsu S, Kubota T, Ichikawa D, Okamoto K, Morimura R, Murayama Y, Kuriu Y, Ikoma H, Nakanishi M, Sakakura C, Otsuji E. Dis Esophagus. 2014 Dec 9. doi: 10.1111/dote.12303. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. xCT, component of cysteine/glutamate transporter, as an independent prognostic factor in human esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Shiozaki A, Iitaka D, Ichikawa D, Nakashima S, Fujiwara H, Okamoto K, Kubota T, Komatsu S, Kosuga T, Takeshita H, Shimizu H, Nako Y, Sasagawa H, Kishimoto M, Otsuji E. J Gastroenterol. 2013 Jun 17. 2014 May; 49(5)853-63
  6. Plasma microRNA profiles: identification of miR-25 as a novel diagnostic and monitoring biomarker in oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
    Komatsu S, Ichikawa D, Hirajima S, Kawaguchi T, Miyamae M, Okajima W, Ohashi T, Arita T, Konishi H, Shiozaki A, Fujiwara H, Okamoto K, Yagi N, Otsuji E. Br J Cancer. 2014 Oct 14; 111(8): 1614-24. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2014.451. Epub 2014 Aug 12.
  7. Precise detection of lymph node metastases in mouse rectal cancer by using 5-aminolevulinic acid.
    Murayama Y, Harada Y, Imaizumi K, Dai P, Nakano K, Okamoto K, Otsuji E, Takamatsu T.
    Int J Cancer. 2009 Nov 15;125(10):2256-63. doi: 10.1002/ijc.24707.
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