Noriaki Usui

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Affiliation: Osaka University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi Prenatal differential diagnosis of congenital chloride diarrhea: the importance of a dilated fluid-filled rectum.
    N Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 21:193-4. 2011
  2. doi The lung to thorax transverse area ratio has a linear correlation with the observed to expected lung area to head circumference ratio in fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernias
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1191-6. 2014
  3. doi Prenatal diagnosis of isolated congenital pyloric atresia in a sibling
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Int 55:117-9. 2013
  4. doi Outcomes of prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratomas: the results of a Japanese nationwide survey
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 47:441-7. 2012
  5. doi Current status of negative treatment decision-making for fetuses with a prenatal diagnosis of neonatal surgical disease at a single Japanese institution
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 45:2328-33. 2010
  6. doi Reliability of the lung to thorax transverse area ratio as a predictive parameter in fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:39-45. 2011
  7. doi Three-stage reconstruction of the airway and alimentary tract in a case of tracheal agenesis
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:2019-22. 2010
  8. doi Use of the medical information on the internet by pregnant patients with a prenatal diagnosis of neonatal disease requiring surgery
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:1289-93. 2011
  9. ncbi Relationship between L/T ratio and LHR in the prenatal assessment of pulmonary hypoplasia in congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:971-6. 2007
  10. doi Prenatal risk stratification for isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia: results of a Japanese multicenter study
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1873-80. 2011

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. doi Prenatal differential diagnosis of congenital chloride diarrhea: the importance of a dilated fluid-filled rectum.
    N Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 21:193-4. 2011
  2. doi The lung to thorax transverse area ratio has a linear correlation with the observed to expected lung area to head circumference ratio in fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernias
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 49:1191-6. 2014
    ....
  3. doi Prenatal diagnosis of isolated congenital pyloric atresia in a sibling
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Int 55:117-9. 2013
    ..Neither of the infants showed dermal lesions such as EB, and both underwent pyloroplasty with an excision of the pyloric membrane successfully after birth...
  4. doi Outcomes of prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratomas: the results of a Japanese nationwide survey
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 47:441-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to review and report on the prenatal surveillance and postnatal outcome of a large cohort of fetuses with SCTs in Japan...
  5. doi Current status of negative treatment decision-making for fetuses with a prenatal diagnosis of neonatal surgical disease at a single Japanese institution
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 45:2328-33. 2010
    ....
  6. doi Reliability of the lung to thorax transverse area ratio as a predictive parameter in fetuses with congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:39-45. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the reliability of the lung to thorax transverse area ratio (L/T) as a prenatal predictive parameter...
  7. doi Three-stage reconstruction of the airway and alimentary tract in a case of tracheal agenesis
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:2019-22. 2010
    ..This novel procedure may become a highly effective surgical treatment for some infants in critical condition due to tracheal agenesis...
  8. doi Use of the medical information on the internet by pregnant patients with a prenatal diagnosis of neonatal disease requiring surgery
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:1289-93. 2011
    ....
  9. ncbi Relationship between L/T ratio and LHR in the prenatal assessment of pulmonary hypoplasia in congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 23:971-6. 2007
    ..In contrast to the L/T ratio, a definite cutoff point throughout the gestation may not be available in the LHR, because there is a natural increase of the LHR in the late phase of gestation...
  10. doi Prenatal risk stratification for isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia: results of a Japanese multicenter study
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 46:1873-80. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to establish a prenatal prognostic classification system for risk-stratified management in fetuses with isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)...
  11. ncbi Outcome predictors for infants with cystic lung disease
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 39:603-6. 2004
    ....
  12. doi Impact of the histological type on the prognosis of patients with prenatally diagnosed sacrococcygeal teratomas: the results of a nationwide Japanese survey
    Akihiro Yoneda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, 840 Murodo cho, Izumi, Osaka, 594 1101, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:1119-25. 2013
    ....
  13. doi Growth Assessment and the Risk of Growth Retardation in Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Long-Term Follow-Up Study from the Japanese Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group
    Keita Terui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 26:60-6. 2016
    ..This study aimed to assess the growth of patients with CDH during long follow-up periods, and to identify growth retardation (GR) risk factors...
  14. doi Fluoroscopy-guided Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in Children: A Simple and Safe Technique
    Masahiro Zenitani
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Izumi, Osaka, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 26:167-70. 2016
    ..In conclusion, F-PEG is a simple and feasible technique, and can reduce the risk of PEG-related complications in handicapped pediatric patients. ..
  15. doi Prenatal and Postnatal Clinical Course of an Urachus Identified as an Allantoic Cyst in the Umbilical Cord
    Satoshi Umeda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 26:200-2. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the prenatal and postnatal clinical courses of an urachus identified as an allantoic cyst in the umbilical cord...
  16. doi Lectin array analysis for wild-type and α-Gal-knockout pig islets versus healthy human islets
    Shuji Miyagawa
    Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Surg Today 43:1439-47. 2013
    ..We performed lectin microarray analyses of islets from wild-type (WT) pigs and α1-3galactosyltransferase gene knockout (GKO) pigs and compared the results with the corresponding values for islets from healthy humans...
  17. doi The prognostic factors and the outcome of primary isolated fetal ascites
    Satoko Nose
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:799-804. 2011
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the prognostic factors and review the outcome of primary isolated fetal ascites...
  18. doi The Japanese experience with prenatally diagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia based on a multi-institutional review
    Hiroomi Okuyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:373-8. 2011
    ..To review the recent Japanese experience with prenatally diagnosed congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) based on a multi-institutional survey...
  19. doi Can neoadjuvant chemotherapy reduce the surgical risks for localized neuroblastoma patients with image-defined risk factors at the time of diagnosis?
    Akihiro Yoneda
    Pediatric Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22 Miyakojima Hondori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka, 534 0021, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 32:209-14. 2016
    ..To date, no detailed study of the changes in the image-defined risk factors (IDRFs) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy has been performed. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of chemotherapy on IDRFs for stage L2 neuroblastomas...
  20. doi Musculoskeletal abnormalities in congenital diaphragmatic hernia survivors: Patterns and risk factors: Report of a Japanese multicenter follow-up survey
    Hajime Takayasu
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Pediatr Int 58:877-80. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the natural history and associated predictors of musculoskeletal deformities in congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) survivors...
  21. doi Echocardiographic predictors of poor prognosis in congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Masaya Yamoto
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Shizuoka Children s Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 51:1926-1930. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate echocardiographic parameters in relation to the outcomes of isolated left-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)...
  22. doi Long-term outcomes of four patients with tracheal agenesis who underwent airway and esophageal reconstruction
    Yuko Tazuke
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    J Pediatr Surg 50:2009-11. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes of four patients with tracheal agenesis who underwent airway and esophageal/alimentary reconstruction...
  23. doi Risk factors for the recurrence of the congenital diaphragmatic hernia-report from the long-term follow-up study of Japanese CDH study group
    Kouji Nagata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 25:9-14. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to report on risk factor for CDH patients who had the recurrence during the follow-up...
  24. doi Radiographic changes in the diaphragm after repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 43:2156-60. 2008
    ..We measured the lower lung diameter at the top of the diaphragm (LLD), diaphragmatic diameter (DD), and diaphragmatic height (DH) on the posteroanterior plain chest radiograph using a picture archive and communication system...
  25. doi Airway deformation in patients demonstrating pectus excavatum with an improvement after the Nuss procedure
    Masafumi Kamiyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 27:61-6. 2011
    ....
  26. ncbi Prenatal detection of pulmonary hypoplasia in giant omphalocele
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 24:107-11. 2008
    ..A measurement of L/T may be useful in predicting associated pulmonary hypoplasia in giant omphalocele. However, antenatal detection of patients required prolonged ventilation may be difficult and require further study...
  27. ncbi Long-term follow-up of patients with high-risk congenital diaphragmatic hernia
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1833-8. 2005
    ..However, the factors affecting the long-term outcome of these patients have not been well established...
  28. doi Can Image-Defined Risk Factors Predict Surgical Complications in Localized Neuroblastoma?
    Akihiro Yoneda
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 26:117-22. 2016
    ..In this study, we evaluated the IDRFs in localized NB patients to clarify the predictive capability of IDRFs for surgical complications, as well as the usefulness of the NG. Materials and..
  29. doi Learning curve for the thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula
    Hiroomi Okuyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg . 2017
    ..The aim of this study is to report the outcomes of our experience with TR of EA/TEF and to determine the learning curve for this procedure...
  30. doi Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for congenital diaphragmatic hernia in Japan
    Noboru Inamura
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Int 57:682-6. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify how extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is used to treat congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) in Japan...
  31. doi Outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with indication for Fontan procedure
    Nobuko Shiono
    Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Int 56:553-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the outcome of patients with cardiovascular malformation (CVM) among those with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) who are indicated for the Fontan procedure...
  32. doi The current profile and outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a nationwide survey in Japan
    Kouji Nagata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 48:738-44. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to review the current profile and the outcomes of a large cohort of CDH cases in Japan...
  33. doi A comparison of the main structures of N-glycans of porcine islets with those from humans
    Shuji Miyagawa
    Division of Organ Transplantation, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Glycobiology 24:125-38. 2014
    ..In addition, a study of the sulfate-depleted API suggests that sulfate residues could be antigenic to humans. The data herein will be helpful for future studies of the antigenicity associated with API. ..
  34. ncbi Long-term outcome in patients with prenatally diagnosed cystic lung disease: special reference to ventilation and perfusion scan in the affected lung
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 41:2023-7. 2006
    ..Although recent advances including fetal therapy have gradually improved outcome, the long-term course and the function of the residual lung have not been well clarified...
  35. doi Image-based surgical risk factors for Wilms tumor
    Takaharu Oue
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, 1 1 Mukogawa cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, 63 8501, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int . 2017
    ..In the present study, we retrospectively analyzed preoperative image parameters to identify factors associated with surgical risks...
  36. doi Pneumothoraces as a fatal complication of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in the era of gentle ventilation
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 24:31-8. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of pneumothoraces as a fatal complication during the management of CDH based on the results of a nationwide Japanese survey conducted in the era of gentle ventilation...
  37. ncbi A novel association of alveolar capillary dysplasia and duodenal atresia with paradoxical dilatation of the duodenum
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 39:1808-11. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the characteristics of this novel association...
  38. ncbi Ultrasonographic prediction of clinical pulmonary hypoplasia: measurement of the chest/trunk-length ratio in fetuses
    Shiro Ishikawa
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 0871 Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 19:172-5. 2003
    ..0%, specificity of 95.9%, positive predictive value of 88.5% and negative predictive value of 97.2%. Ultrasonic measurement of C/T is useful in predicting postnatal respiratory conditions with regard to pulmonary hypoplasia...
  39. doi Clinical application of indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescent imaging of hepatoblastoma
    Taku Yamamichi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 50:833-6. 2015
    ..This study clarifies the feasibility of intraoperative ICG fluorescent imaging for the resection of hepatoblastoma...
  40. doi Surgical approaches for neonatal congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Keita Terui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chiba, 260 8677, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 31:891-7. 2015
    ..The optimal surgical approach for neonatal congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) remains unclear. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of endoscopic surgery (ES) for neonatal CDH...
  41. doi A structural analysis of N-glycans of neonatal porcine islet-like cell clusters (NPCC)
    Shuji Miyagawa
    Division of Organ Transplantation E9, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan Electronic address
    Transpl Immunol 31:48-53. 2014
    ..N-glycans isolated from neonatal porcine islet-like cell clusters (NPCCs) were analyzed by a mapping technique, to examine the differences in glycosylation and antigenicity between adult pig islets (APIs) and NPCCs...
  42. doi Repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernias through umbilical skin incisions
    Shuichiro Uehara
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:529-32. 2013
    ..The repair of CDHs through umbilical skin windows is a feasible and useful approach in neonates with mild CDH...
  43. ncbi Case of congenital bronchial atresia detected by fetal ultrasound
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Pulmonol 35:227-9. 2003
    ..A large cyst and persistent lung fluid in the affected segment were noted in the early neonatal period...
  44. ncbi Umbilical cord ulcer associated with fetal jejunal atresia: report of 2 cases
    Takuya Kimura
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Fetal Diagn Ther 18:144-7. 2003
    ..In such cases, detailed examination of the umbilical cord by ultrasonography may be useful for the prenatal diagnosis of this disease...
  45. ncbi Adrenomedullin is up-regulated in nitrofen-induced fetal pulmonary hypoplasia
    Masafumi Kamiyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:1562-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the pulmonary expression of AM in nitrofen-induced fetal pulmonary hypoplasia...
  46. ncbi Assessment of obstructive apnea by using polysomnography and surgical treatment in patients with Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:E17-9. 2005
    ..The cause of apnea is not limited to macroglossia, and the surgical indication for obstructive apnea has not yet been established. The authors performed polysomnography for the assessment of apnea...
  47. ncbi Surgical management for posterior laryngeal cleft developing subglottic airway obstruction
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:E15-6. 2005
    ..Anterior laryngotracheoplasty and Nissen fundoplication should be considered for this complication, in addition to the usual procedure for cleft repair...
  48. doi Clinical Features of Congenital Cystic Lung Diseases: A Report on a Nationwide Multicenter Study in Japan
    Tatsuo Kuroda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 26:91-5. 2016
    ..The current study aimed to assess the perinatal risk of congenital cystic lung diseases (CCLD) and to establish a suitable surgical strategy in consideration of postoperative lung growth and problems during adulthood...
  49. doi Long-term morbidity in adolescents and young adults with surgically treated esophageal atresia
    Hiroomi Okuyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Surg Today . 2016
    ..To investigate the long-term morbidity of surgically treated esophageal atresia (EA) in adolescents and young adults and establish whether these long-term morbidities are affected by the type of EA...
  50. doi Perinatal features of congenital cystic lung diseases: results of a nationwide multicentric study in Japan
    Tatsuo Kuroda
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Keio University, School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuyku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 32:827-31. 2016
    ..The current study aimed to assess the perinatal risk and clinical features of congenital cystic lung diseases (CCLD)...
  51. doi A case of pediatric live-donor liver transplantation with a left lateral segment reduction by a linear stapler after reperfusion
    Masahiro Zenitani
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Pediatr Transplant 18:E197-9. 2014
    ..We believe that using the linear stapler decreased the duration of the operation and was an acceptable technique for reducing the graft after reperfusion...
  52. doi Perioperative management after high-dose chemotherapy with autologous or allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for pediatric solid tumors
    Shuichiro Uehara
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 25:118-22. 2015
    ..In this study, we reviewed our experience with surgery after HDC and autologous (auto) or allogeneic (allo) HSCT to elucidate the problems associated with this treatment and establish the optimum surgical management strategy...
  53. doi Problems during the long-term follow-up after surgery for pediatric solid malignancies
    Takaharu Oue
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Eur J Pediatr Surg 25:123-7. 2015
    ..Therefore, the late effects of cancer treatments are important issues. In this study, we analyzed the problems associated with the treatment of pediatric patients during the long-term follow-up after surgery...
  54. doi Prognostic factors of gastroesophageal reflux disease in congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a multicenter study
    Keita Terui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuou ku, Chiba, 260 8677, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 30:1129-34. 2014
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the concomitant problems in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). We assessed risk factors of GERD in CDH patients...
  55. doi In vitro construction of scaffold-free cylindrical cartilage using cell sheet-based tissue engineering
    Gakuto Tani
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 26:179-85. 2010
    ..This study developed a novel procedure to fabricate a scaffold-free cylindrical cartilage under in vitro conditions, while also evaluating the effect of a dynamic culture on the engineered construct...
  56. ncbi Application of memory metallic stents to urinary tract disorders in pediatric patients
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:E43-5. 2005
    ..Temporary insertion of a memory metallic stent is a safe and effective alternative for organic stricture or functional obstruction of the urinary tract in pediatric patients...
  57. doi Characteristics of gastroesophageal reflux in pediatric patients with neurological impairment
    Hisayoshi Kawahara
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1 20 1 Handayama, Higashi ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, 431 3192, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 33:1073-1079. 2017
    ..To clarify the characteristics of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in pediatric patients with neurological impairment (NI)...
  58. doi Causal relationship between delayed gastric emptying and gastroesophageal reflux in patients with neurological impairment
    Hisayoshi Kawahara
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1 20 1 Handayama Higashi ku Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, 431 3192, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 31:917-23. 2015
    ..To investigate the causal relationship between delayed gastric emptying (DGE) and gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in patients with neurological impairment (NI)...
  59. doi Monocytic suppressor cells derived from human peripheral blood suppress xenogenic immune reactions
    Akira Maeda
    Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Xenotransplantation 21:46-56. 2014
    ..A variety of innate immune stimuli such as Lipopolysaccharide (LPS), which act as a double-edged sword, induce both the maturation of dendritic cells (DC) and the expansion of MDSCs...
  60. pmc Hedgehog signal inhibitors suppress the invasion of human rhabdomyosarcoma cells
    Takaharu Oue
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:1153-8. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether Hedgehog (Hh) signaling plays a role in the invasion of RMS...
  61. doi The suppression of inflammatory macrophage-mediated cytotoxicity and proinflammatory cytokine production by transgenic expression of HLA-E
    Akira Maeda
    Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan Electronic address
    Transpl Immunol 29:76-81. 2013
    ..The suppressive effect against proinflammatory cytokine production by macrophages was also examined...
  62. ncbi Is adrenomedullin involved in the pathophysiology of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn?
    Shinkichi Kamata
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 0871, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:24-6. 2004
    ..These results indicate that ADM may be involved in the pathophysiology of PPHN and in the mechanisms of lung differentiation and/or maturation...
  63. doi Appropriate timing of surgery for neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia: early or delayed repair?
    Hiroomi Okuyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 33:133-138. 2017
    ..This study was aimed to evaluate the influence of timing of surgery on patient outcomes, and to clarify appropriate timing of surgery in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)...
  64. doi Apelin is a marker of the progression of liver fibrosis and portal hypertension in patients with biliary atresia
    Wei Chen
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565 0871, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 29:79-85. 2013
    ..This study investigated the apelin expression in different stages of biliary atresia (BA) and investigated whether it is associated with the progression of disease...
  65. ncbi Scimitar syndrome treated with pneumonectomy: a case associated with bronchospastic attack
    Masafumi Kamiyama
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565 0871, Osaka, Japan
    Pediatr Surg Int 20:65-6. 2004
    ..We report here the case of a 1-year-old girl who suffered repeated attacks of bronchospasm after developing pneumonia. She underwent resection of the hypoplastic right lung and showed rapid recovery...
  66. ncbi FTY720 reduces T-cell recruitment into murine intestinal allograft and prevents activation of graft-infiltrating cells
    Takuya Kimura
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Transplantation 75:1469-74. 2003
    ..The present study was designed to determine the potency of FTY720, a newly synthesized immunosuppressant, in rat SBTx and examine the phenotype of graft-infiltrating cells to evaluate its effect on intestinal allografts...
  67. ncbi Usefulness of endoscopic ultrasonography in the diagnosis of congenital esophageal stenosis
    Noriaki Usui
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 37:1744-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of EUS for the diagnosis of congenital esophageal stenosis...
  68. doi A lectin microarray study of glycoantigens in neonatal porcine islet-like cell clusters
    Akira Maeda
    Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Surg Res 183:412-8. 2013
    ..In this study, lectin microarray analyses of NPCCs were performed and the results compared with the corresponding values for wild-type APIs and NPCCs from α-Gal transferase knockout (GalT-KO) pig...