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Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Subject Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Yoshito Itoh
Associate Professor:
Yuji Naito, Hideyuki Konishi, Tokita Kazuhiko, Tomohisa Takagi
Junichi Sakagami, Hiroaki Yasuda, Takeshi Ishikawa, Yoshio Sogame, Michihisa Moriguchi, Naohisa Yoshida
Assistant Professor:
Kazuhiko Uchiyama, Kazuhiro Kamada, Kanji Yamaguchi, Kazuhiro Katada, Taichiro Nishikawa, Atsushi Umemura, Osamu Dohi, Ken Inoue, Tetsuya Okayama, Akihito Harusato, Akifumi Fukui, Hiroshi Ishiba, Ryohei Hirose, Yuya Seko, Hiroyoshi Taketani
Research Contents  

1)Increase in the skeletal muscle mass to body fat mass ratio predicts the decline in transaminase in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jun 14. doi: 10.1007/s00535-018-1485-8.


2)Ledipasvir-sofosbuvir for treating Japanese patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 2 infection. Liver Int. 2018 Sep;38(9):1552-1561. doi: 10.1111/liv.13685. Epub 2018 Jun 29.


3)Combination of PNPLA3 and TLL1 polymorphism can predict advanced fibrosis in Japanese patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. J Gastroenterol. 2018 Mar;53(3):438-448. doi: 10.1007/s00535-017-1372-8. Epub 2017 Jul 25.


4)Sorafenib versus Hepatic Arterial Infusion Chemotherapy as Initial Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Advanced Portal Vein Tumor Thrombosis. Liver Cancer. 2017 Nov;6(4):275-286. doi: 10.1159/000473887. Epub 2017 Aug 29.


5)p62, Upregulated during Preneoplasia, Induces Hepatocellular Carcinogenesis by Maintaining Survival of Stressed HCC-Initiating Cells. Cancer Cell. 2016 Jun 13;29(6):935-948. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2016.04.006. Epub 2016 May 19.


6)Efficacy of precutting endoscopic mucosal resection with full or partial circumferential incision using a snare tip for difficult colorectal lesions. Endoscopy 2019; 51(9): 871-876.


7)Differences in gut microbiota associated with age, sex, and stool consistency in healthy Japanese subjects. J Gastroenterol 2019; 54(1): 53-63.


8)Elevated ER stress exacerbates dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in PRDX4-knockout mice. Free Radical Biol Med 2019; 134: 153-164.


9)Early-Life Microbiota Exposure Restricts Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cell-Driven Colonic Tumorigenesis. Cancer Immun Res 2019; 7(4): 544-551.


10)Blue laser imaging-bright improves the real-time detection rate of early gastric cancer: a randomized controlled study. Gastrointest Endos 2019; 89(1): 47-57.


11)Usefulness of urinary trypsinogen 2 and trypsinogen activation peptide in acute pancreatitis: A multicenter study in Japan. World journal of gastroenterology. Jan 7 2019;25(1):107 117.


12)Association of fatty pancreas with pancreati c endocrine andexocrine function. PloS one. 2018;13(12):e0209448.

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