JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/56871
FullText URL 73_3_269.pdf
Author Tsuboi, Ichiro| Araki, Motoo| Fujiwara, Hiroyasu| Iguchi, Toshihiro| Hiraki, Takao| Arichi, Naoko| Kawamura, Kasumi| Maruyama, Yuki| Mitsui, Yosuke| Sadahira, Takuya| Kubota, Risa| Nishimura, Shingo| Sako, Tomoko| Takamoto, Atsushi| Wada, Koichiro| Kobayashi, Yasuyuki| Watanabe, Toyohiko| Yanai, Hiroyuki| Kitagawa, Masashi| Tanabe, Katsuyuki| Sugiyama, Hitoshi| Wada, Jun| Shiina, Hiroaki| Kanazawa, Susumu| Nasu, Yasutomo|
Abstract Nephron-sparing treatment should be offered whenever possible to avoid dialysis in allograph cases. Cryoablation is a new treatment option for treating small-sized renal cell cancer (RCCs). We report a case of RCC arising in a kidney allograft treated by cryoablation. To our knowledge, this is the first case in Asia of RCC in a renal allograft treated using cryoablation. Contrast-enhanced CT-guided percutaneous renal needle biopsy and cryoablation were used to identify the RCC, which could not be identified by other techniques. The postoperative course was uneventful. Contrast-enhanced CT also showed no recurrence or metastases at the 6-month follow-up.
Keywords cryoablation partial nephrectomy renal cell carcinoma renal allograft renal transplantation
Amo Type Case Report
Published Date 2019-06
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume73
Issue issue3
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 269
End Page 272
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2019 by Okayama University Medical School
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Refereed True
PubMed ID 31235976
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/56455
Author Oiwa, Yuko| Watanabe, Toyohiko| Sadahira, Takuya| Ishii, Ayano| Sako, Tomoko| Inoue, Miyabi| Wada, Koichiro| Kobayashi, Yasuyuki| Araki, Motoo| Nasu, Yasutomo|
Abstract We measured basal clitoral blood flow by Doppler sonography to determine whether tension-free vaginal mesh(TVM) affects the clitoral blood flow and sexual function in women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). We performed a prospective study of 22 patients who underwent TVM for POP. Clitoral blood flow was measured by Doppler ultrasound. The resistance index (RI), pulsatility index (PI), peak systolic velocity (PSV), and end-diastolic velocity (EDV) of the clitoral arteries were measured preoperatively and at 1, 3, and 6 months postoperatively. Female sexual function was also investigated with the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). The mean PI and RI were increased at 1 month and significantly decreased at 6 months postoperatively (p<0.05). In contrast, the mean PSV and EDV decreased at 1 month postoperatively and increased at 6 months postoperatively. These four parameters recovered to baseline levels at 6 months following surgery. Total FSFI scores improved significantly from 10.2±7.9 at baseline to 18.2±8.9 at 6 months postoperatively. Color Doppler ultrasonography is potentially useful in measuring clitoral blood flow in patients treated with TVM for POP. Prospective long-term studies are needed to evaluate the utility of this modality as a diagnostic and prognostic tool for female sexual dysfunction.
Keywords clitoris pelvic organ prolapse Doppler ultrasound
Amo Type Original Article
Published Date 2019-02
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume73
Issue issue1
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 21
End Page 27
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2019 by Okayama University Medical School
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Refereed True
PubMed ID 30820051
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/56380
FullText URL 72_6_605.pdf
Author Mitsui, Yosuke| Sadahira, Takuya| Maruyama, Yuki| Wada, Koichiro| Tanimoto, Ryuta| Sugimoto, Morito| Araki, Motoo| Watanabe, Masami| Yanai, Hiroyuki| Watanabe, Toyohiko| Nasu, Yasutomo|
Abstract Metastatic prostate cancer (PCa) cases that cannot be detected on repeat prostate biopsy are extremely rare. Our patient was a 51-year-old Japanese man diagnosed as metastatic PCa by histopathological examination of lesions obtained bone biopsy and lymph node dissection. The primary tumor was not detected after repeated prostate biopsy. Metastatic PCa was diagnosed based on immunohistochemical staining: PSA, AR, P504S, and NKX3.1 of bone and lymph node with metastasis. We speculate that the primary PCa was “burned-out,” demonstrating remote metastases with no apparent primary tumor in the prostate. Burned-out PCa may be difficult to diagnose and treat due to its rarity.
Keywords prostate cancer metastasis unknown primary tumor repeat biopsy CRPC
Amo Type Case Report
Published Date 2018-12
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume72
Issue issue6
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 605
End Page 609
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2018 by Okayama University Medical School
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Refereed True
PubMed ID 30573917
NAID 120006545165
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/55313
FullText URL 71_4_351.pdf
Author Araki, Motoo| Wada, Koichiro| Mitsui, Yosuke| Sadahira, Takuya| Kubota, Risa| Nishimura, Shingo| Yoshioka, Takashi| Ariyoshi, Yuichi| Fujio, Kei| Takamoto, Atsushi| Sugimoto, Morito| Sasaki, Katsumi| Kobayashi, Yasuyuki| Ebara, Shin| Taninishi, Hideki| Amano, Hiroyuki| Inui, Masashi| Watanabe, Masami| Watanabe, Toyohiko| Nasu, Yasutomo|
Abstract A 38-year-old woman with a 2.7-cm left ureteral stenosis requiring chronic ureteral stent exchange elected to undergo robotic renal autotransplantation. Left ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJO) was also suspected. Robotic donor nephrectomy contributed to the fine dissection for desmoplastic changes. The kidney was removed through a Gelport and examined on ice. UPJO was not seen. An end-to-side robotic anastomosis was created between the renal and external iliac vessels. The console time was 507 min, and the warm ischemia time was 4 min 5 sec. She became stent-free. Robotic renal autotransplantation is a new, minimally invasive approach to renal preservation.
Keywords robotic surgery renal autotransplantation ureteral stenosis laparoscopic surgery renal transplantation
Amo Type Case Report
Published Date 2017-08
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume71
Issue issue4
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 351
End Page 355
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 28824192
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/54982
FullText URL 71_2_135.pdf
Author Mori, Akihiro| Watanabe, Masami| Sadahira, Takuya| Kobayashi, Yasuyuki| Ariyoshi, Yuichi| Ueki, Hideo| Wada, Koichiro| Ochiai, Kazuhiko| Li, Shun-Ai| Nasu, Yasutomo|
Abstract The cluster of differentiation 147 (CD147), also known as EMMPRIN, is a key molecule that promotes cancer progression. We previously developed an adenoviral vector encoding a tumor suppressor REIC/Dkk-3 gene (Ad-REIC) for cancer gene therapy. The therapeutic effects are based on suppressing the growth of cancer cells, but, the underlying molecular mechanism has not been fully clarified. To elucidate this mechanism, we investigated the effects of Ad-REIC on the expression of CD147 in LNCaP prostate cancer cells. Western blotting revealed that the expression of CD147 was significantly suppressed by Ad-REIC. Ad-REIC also suppressed the cell growth of LNCaP cells. Since other researchers have demonstrated that phosphorylated mitogen-activated protein kinases (MAPKs) and c-Myc protein positively regulate the expression of CD147, we investigated the correlation between the CD147 level and the activation of MAPK and c-Myc expression. Unexpectedly, no positive correlation was observed between CD147 and its possible regulators, suggesting that another signaling pathway was involved in the downregulation of CD147. This is the first study to show the downregulation of CD147 by Ad-REIC in prostate cancer cells. At least some of the therapeutic effects of Ad-REIC may be due to the downregulation of the cancer-progression factor, CD147.
Keywords prostate cancer REIC/Dkk-3 CD147 cell growth p38 MAP kinase
Amo Type Original Article
Published Date 2017-04
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume71
Issue issue2
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 135
End Page 142
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 28420895
JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/54508
FullText URL 70_4_299.pdf
Author Wada, Koichiro| Uehara, Shinya| Ishii, Ayano| Sadahira, Takuya| Yamamoto, Masumi| Mitsuhata, Ritsuko| Takamoto , Atsushi| Araki, Motoo| Kobayashi, Yasuyuki| Watanabe, Masami| Watanabe, Toyohiko| Hotta, Katsuyuki| Nasu, Yasutomo|
Abstract Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common bacterial infections in women, and many patients experience frequent recurrence. The aim of this report is to introduce an on-going prospective phase II clinical trial performed to evaluate the preventive effectiveness of Lactobacillus vaginal suppositories for prevention of recurrent cystitis. Patients enrolled in this study are administered vaginal suppositories containing the GAI 98322 strain of Lactobacillus crispatus every 2 days or 3 times a week for one year. The primary endpoint is recurrence of cystitis and the secondary endpoints are adverse events. Recruitment began in December 2013 and target sample size is 20 participants.
Keywords probiotics lactobacilli Lactobacillus crispatus urinary tract infection vaginal suppository
Amo Type Clinical Study Protocols
Published Date 2016-08
Publication Title Acta Medica Okayama
Volume volume70
Issue issue4
Publisher Okayama University Medical School
Start Page 299
End Page 302
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
Content Type Journal Article
language 英語
Copyright Holders CopyrightⒸ 2016 by Okayama University Medical School
File Version publisher
Refereed True
PubMed ID 27549677
Web of Sience KeyUT 000384748600012