FullText URL cancers_11_2_177.pdf
Author Katsura, Yuki| Ohara, Toshiaki| Noma, Kazuhiro| Ninomiya, Takayuki| Kashima, Hajime| Kato, Takuya| Sato, Hiroaki| Komoto, Satoshi| Narusaka, Toru| Tomono, Yasuko| Xing, Boyi| Chen, Yuehua| Tazawa, Hiroshi| Kagawa, Shunsuke| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Kasai , Tomonari| Seno, Masaharu| Matsukawa, Akihiro| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Keywords cancer stem cells combination therapy iron stemness
Published Date 2019-02-03
Publication Title Cancers
Volume volume11
Issue issue2
Publisher MDPI
Start Page 177
ISSN 2072-6694
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
OAI-PMH Set 岡山大学
Copyright Holders © 2019 by the authors
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PubMed ID 30717462
DOI 10.3390/cancers11020177
Web of Sience KeyUT 000460747200051
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JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/54981
FullText URL 71_2_127.pdf
Author Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Noma, Kazuhiro| Maeda, Naoaki| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Kuroda, Shinji| Kagawa, Shunsuke| Katsui, Kuniaki| Katayama, Norihisa| Kanazawa, Susumu| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Abstract Currently, chemoradiation is the most widely used nonsurgical treatment for esophageal cancer. However, some patients, particularly the very elderly or those with severe vital organ dysfunction, face difficulty with the chemotherapy component. We therefore examined the outcome of radiation therapy (RT) alone for patients with esophageal cancer at our facility. Between January 2005 and December 2014, 84 patients underwent RT at our hospital, and 78 of these patients received concomitant chemotherapy. The remaining 6 patients underwent RT alone; these patients were considered to be high-risk and to have no lymph node metastasis (stage I). Five of them received irradiation up to a curative dose: 4 showed a complete response (CR) and 1 showed a partial response (PR). Of the patients exhibiting CR, 3 are currently living recurrence-free, whereas 1 patient underwent endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) as salvage therapy for local recurrence, with no subsequent recurrence. High-risk stage I esophageal cancer patients can be treated radically with RT alone under certain conditions. In the future, to broaden the indications for RT monotherapy to include some degree of advanced cancers, a novel concurrent therapy should be identified.
Keywords esophageal cancer radiation therapy high-risk patient
Amo Type Original Article
Published Date 2017-04
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume71
Issue issue2
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 127
End Page 133
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2017 by Okayama University Medical School
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Refereed True
PubMed ID 28420894
Title Alternative Thoracoscopic esophagectomy was effective in a case of lower esophageal stenosis due to recurrence of achalasia after myotomy 40 years previously
Author Katsura, Yuki| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Maeda, Naomi| Noma, Kazuhiro| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Abstract When planning surgery for achalasia, it is important to plan for adequate myotomy and prevention of reflux. However, achalasia may recur if the procedure was inadequate or in patients with a long-term course. The present case is a 68-year-old woman who underwent myotomy of the lower esophageal sphincter 40 years ago, but recently reported difficulty in swallowing. Dilatation of the thoracic esophagus and stenosis of the abdominal esophagus were identified by examination, and the patient was diagnosed with recurrence of achalasia. After percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy was performed to recover nutritional status, thoracoscopic esophagectomy was carried out. The patient'spost-operative course was uneventful and oral intake was enabled. At the time of writing, there has been no re-recurrence. There is no standard therapy for post-operative recurrence of achalasia. We believe that thoracoscopic esophagectomy for the recurrence of achalasia is a safe and minimally invasive alternative to conventional surgery.
Keywords 食道アカラシア (achalasia) 再手術 (reoperation) 食道亜全摘 (esophagectomy)
Publication Title Journal of Okayama Medical Association
Published Date 2017-04-03
Volume volume129
Issue issue1
Start Page 41
End Page 44
ISSN 0030-1558
language 日本語
Copyright Holders Copyright (c) 2017 岡山医学会
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DOI 10.4044/joma.129.41
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/53524
FullText URL 69_3_173.pdf
Author Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Noma, Kazuhiro| Ohara, Toshiaki| Kashima, Hajime| Maeda, Naoaki| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Kagawa, Shunsuke| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Abstract A chyle leak can occur as a complication after neck or chest surgery. Such a leak prolongs the hospital stay and is sometimes life-threatening. The treatment options are conservative management, interventional radiologic embolization, and surgery. Thoracoscopic ligation of the thoracic duct has emerged as a promising and definitive treatment. The case of a 65-year-old Japanese male patient with a rare congenital right aortic arch (typeⅢB1 of Edwardʼs classification) and a severe chyle leak that occurred after a total pharyngolaryngo-esophagectomy (TPLE) is described. The chyle leak was successfully managed by thoracoscopic ligation of the thoracic duct via a left-side approach with the patient in the prone position.
Keywords chyle leak thoracic duct thoracoscopy prone position
Amo Type Case Report
Published Date 2015-06
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume69
Issue issue3
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 173
End Page 176
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2015 by Okayama University Medical School
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Refereed True
PubMed ID 26101193
Web of Sience KeyUT 000356903000006
Author Yamada, Eiji| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Yamatsuji, Tomoki| Sakuma, Leon| Takaoka, Munenori| Yamada, Takako| Noma, Kazuhiro| Sakurama, Kazufumi| Fujiwara, Yasuhiro| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Nagasaka, Takeshi| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi| Naomoto, Yoshio|
Published Date 2012-12
Publication Title Journal of Surgical Research
Volume volume178
Issue issue2
Content Type Journal Article
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/52407
FullText URL 68_2_111.pdf
Author Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Noma, Kazuhiro| Maeda, Naoaki| Katsube, Ryoichi| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Ohara, Toshiaki| Sakurama, Kazufumi| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Abstract Thoracoscopic esophagectomy in the prone position (TEPP) might enable solo-surgery in cases requiring resection of the esophagus and the surrounding lymph nodes due to the associated advantages of good exposure of the surgical field and ergonomic considerations for the surgeon. However, no one approach can be for all patients requiring extensive lymphadenectomy. We recently developed an assistant-based procedure to standardize exposure of the surgical field. Patients were divided into 1 of 2 groups:a pre-standardization group (n=37) and a post-standardization group (n=28). The thoracoscopic operative time was significantly shorter (p=0.0037) in the post-standardization group (n=28; 267±31min) than in the pre-standardization group (n=37;301±53min). Further, learning curve analysis using the moving average method showed stabilization of the thoracoscopic operative time after the standardization. No significant differences were found in the number of mediastinal lymph nodes dissected or intraoperative blood loss between the 2 groups. There were also no significant differences in the complication rate. Assistant-based surgery and standardization of the procedure resulted in a well-exposed and safe surgical field. TEPP decreased the operative time, even in patients requiring extensive lymphadenectomy.
Keywords thoracoscopic esophagectomy prone position standardization
Amo Type Original Article
Published Date 2014-04
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume68
Issue issue2
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 111
End Page 117
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2014 by Okayama University Medical School
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Refereed True
PubMed ID 24743786
Web of Sience KeyUT 000334652700006
Author Fujiwara, Y.| Yamada, T.| Naomoto, Y.| Yamatsuji, T.| Shirakawa, Y.| Tanabe, S.| Noma, K.| Kimura, T.| Aoki, H.| Matsukawa, H.| Kimura, M.| Nonaka, Y.| Sasaki, H.| Onoda, T.| Otawa, Y.| Takaoka, M.| Fukazawa, T.| Ohno, Y.| Fujiwara, T.|
Published Date 2013-12
Publication Title Journal of Hospital Infection
Volume volume85
Issue issue4
Content Type Journal Article
Title Alternative A patient with primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus who underwent esophagectomy
FullText URL 126_45.pdf
Author Maeda, Naoaki| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Koujima, Takeshi| Ohara, Toshiaki| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Noma, Kazuhiro| Sakurama, Kazuhumi| Fujiwara, Toshiyosi|
Abstract  We report the case of a 61-old-man with a primary malignant melanoma of the esophagus, an extremely rare and highly aggressive malignancy. He presented with dysphagia, and we performed an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy that detected a tumor in the thoracic part of the esophagus. The biopsy showed malignant melanoma. PET/CT, endoscopy and an esophagogram showed that a 70-mm scaled type 2+1 tumor in the thoracic esophagus and no metastases. We diagnosed a cT3cN0cM0 cStage II tumor. We then performed a subtotal esophagectomy with two-field lymph node dissection and esophagogastrostomy via a retrosternal route. The pathological examination of the resected specimens confirmed that the type 2+1 tumor was PMME (pT2N0M0 pStage II). We administered six courses of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy with dacarbazine, and the patient has had no recurrence for 17 months after the surgery.
Keywords 食道(esophagus) 悪性黒色腫(malignant melanoma)
Publication Title 岡山医学会雑誌
Published Date 2014-04-01
Volume volume126
Issue issue1
Start Page 45
End Page 48
ISSN 0030-1558
language 日本語
Copyright Holders Copyright (c) 2014 岡山医学会
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DOI 10.4044/joma.126.45
NAID 130004505808
Title Alternative Complete response of primary esophageal endocrine cell carcinoma resected after neoadjuvant chemotherapy with docetaxel/cisplatin/5-fluorouracil
FullText URL 126_39.pdf
Author Maeda, Naoaki| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Koujima, Takeshi| Ohara, Toshiaki| Tanabe, Shunsuke| Noma, Kazuhiro| Sakurama, Kazuhumi| Fujiwara, Toshiyosi|
Abstract  Esophageal endocrine cell carcinoma is extremely rare. We report a case of esophageal endocrine cell carcinoma showing histological complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy with docetaxel/cisplatin/5-fluorouracil (DCF). A 66-year-old man had been experiencing epigastralgia, and a type 2 tumor in the thoracic part of esophagus was detected by upper endoscopy. The biopsy showed endocrine cell carcinoma. PET/CT, endoscopy and an esophagogram showed that the patient had a 70-mm scaled type 2 tumor in the middle thoracic esophagus, and they also revealed lymph node metastases (no. 106recR). We diagnosed a cT3cN1cM0 cStage III tumor. With two courses of DCF treatment, both the primary tumor and lymph node metastases showed a partial response. We performed a subtotal esophagectomy with three-field lymph node dissection. The pathological examination of the resected specimens revealed no malignant cells in the esophagus or lymph nodes, and we concluded that the pathological effect of the DCF treatment was Grade 3.
Keywords 食道癌(esophageal cancer) 内分泌細胞癌(endocrine cell carcinoma) DCF療法(DCF treatment)
Publication Title 岡山医学会雑誌
Published Date 2014-04-01
Volume volume126
Issue issue1
Start Page 39
End Page 43
ISSN 0030-1558
language 日本語
Copyright Holders Copyright (c) 2014 岡山医学会
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DOI 10.4044/joma.126.39
NAID 130004505807
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/49672
FullText URL 67_2_123.pdf
Author Tanabe, Shunsuke| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Takehara, Yuko| Maeda, Naoaki| Katsube, Ryoichi| Ohara, Toshiaki| Sakurama, Kazufumi| Noma, Kazuhiro| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Abstract An 80-year-old woman, who had been administered α-glucosidase inhibitor for diabetes, was brought to the hospital with the sensation of abdominal fullness and pain. Abdominal computed tomography indicated pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) in the small intestinal wall, with free air within the abdomen. A blood examination showed no increases in white blood cells or C-reactive protein level. The patientʼs condition improved with conservative therapy. PCI with pneumoperitoneum induced by α-glucosidase inhibitor is rare, with only 27 cases (excluding the present case) reported in Japan to date. In PCI with pneumoperitoneum, differentiation from gastrointestinal perforation is important and following the clinical symptoms over time is vital.
Keywords pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis pneumoperitoneum α-glucosidase inhibitor
Amo Type Case Report
Published Date 2013-04
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume67
Issue issue2
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 123
End Page 128
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2013 by Okayama University Medical School
File Version publisher
Refereed True
PubMed ID 23603930
Web of Sience KeyUT 000317801700008
Author Tanabe, Shunsuke| Shirakawa, Yasuhiro| Maeda, Naoaki| Ohara, Toshiaki| Noma, Kazuhiro| Sakurama, Kazufumi| Yanai, Hiroyuki| Yamatsuji, Tomoki| Naomoto, Yoshio| Fujiwara, Toshiyoshi|
Published Date 2012-08-01
Publication Title 岡山医学会雑誌
Volume volume124
Issue issue2
Content Type Journal Article
Author Noma, Kazuhiro|
Published Date 2008-09-30
Publication Title
Content Type Thesis or Dissertation