Akira Iyoda


Affiliation: Toho University
Country: Japan


  1. Azuma Y, Otsuka H, Makino T, Koezuka S, Anami Y, Sadamoto S, et al. Giant thymoma successfully resected via median sternotomy and anterolateral thoracotomy: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;13:26 pubmed publisher
    ..Giant thymomas tend to grow expansively without invasion into surrounding organs and vessels. Surgical resection that employs an adequate approach must be considered, regardless of the size of the tumor. ..
  2. Koezuka S, Hata Y, Otsuka H, Makino T, Azuma Y, Azumi T, et al. Lobectomy for lung cancer in a myelodysplastic syndrome patient with decreasing platelet aggregation: report of a case. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2018;13:89 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrated that ordering platelet preparations might be desirable for an MDS patient with defective platelet aggregation who will undergo surgery, even for a normal platelet count and bleeding time. ..
  3. Makino T, Kawada K, Masuhara H, Hata Y, Otsuka H, Koezuka S, et al. One-stage operation for thoracic aortic arch aneurysm and left lung carcinoma: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;11:51 pubmed publisher
    ..Although patients should be carefully selected for this procedure, the simultaneous surgical treatment of TAA and lung carcinoma can be performed safely. ..
  4. Makino T, Mikami T, Hata Y, Otsuka H, Koezuka S, Isobe K, et al. Comprehensive Biomarkers for Personalized Treatment in Pulmonary Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: A Comparative Analysis With Adenocarcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:1694-1701 pubmed publisher
    ..EGFR mutations were not observed in LCNEC. These results may indicate a favorable response to adjuvant treatments that are not typically prescribed for non-small cell lung cancer. ..
  5. Yao T, Otsuka H, Koezuka S, Makino T, Hata Y, Ishiwatari T, et al. Intraosseous Schwannoma of Rib With Severe Back Pain and Characteristic Pathological Findings. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016;102:e155-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The pathological diagnosis was intraosseous schwannoma. The patient's severe back pain disappeared and there was no recurrence or metastasis of the tumor during a 1-year follow up. ..
  6. Matsumoto Y, Hata Y, Makino T, Koezuka S, Otsuka H, Sugino K, et al. The best time for surgery on a patient with recurrent pneumothorax and undetectable culprit lesions is at the exact time air leakage is discovered: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;11:114 pubmed publisher
    ..In cases of pneumothorax with repeated recurrence, the best time to perform surgery on the patient with undetectable culprit lesion is the exact time that air leakage is observed. ..
  7. Saito T, Makino T, Hata Y, Koezuka S, Otsuka H, Isobe K, et al. Giant thymoma successfully resected via anterolateral thoracotomy: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015;10:110 pubmed publisher
  8. Makino T, Hata Y, Otsuka H, Koezuka S, Okubo Y, Isobe K, et al. Simultaneous resection of bilateral anomalous systemic supply to the basal segments of the lungs: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015;10:140 pubmed publisher
    ..Although bilateral anomalous systemic arterial supply to the basal segments is extremely rare, knowledge of this anomaly should allow for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate therapy. ..
  9. Hata Y, Otsuka H, Makino T, Koezuka S, Sugino K, Shiraga N, et al. Surgical treatment of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis using preventive latissimus dorsi muscle flaps. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015;10:151 pubmed publisher
    ..Concomitant latissimus dorsi muscle flaps may be effective for the prevention of prolonged air leaks and subsequent empyema. Late onset air leaks are problematic. ..

More Information


  1. Furuya K, Otsuka H, Koezuka S, Makino T, Hata Y, Wakayama M, et al. Resection of pulmonary endometriosis using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery under preoperative CT-guided marking. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017;65:175-178 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a 22-year-old patient with pulmonary endometriosis and catamenial hemoptysis. Pulmonary endometriosis was proved histologically and treated successfully by wedge resection using video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery. ..
  2. Kameda T, Makino T, Sakai T, Koezuka S, Otsuka H, Hata Y, et al. Asymptomatic costal exostosis with thickening in the pericardium: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;11:36 pubmed publisher
    ..The resected specimen was diagnosed as a primary costal exostosis based on histopathological findings. We review the published literature on costal exostosis and discuss the surgical indications of asymptomatic cases. ..
  3. Hosaka T, Hata Y, Makino T, Otsuka H, Koezuka S, Azumi T, et al. Mediastinal myelolipoma showing gradual enlargement over 9 years: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016;11:91 pubmed publisher
    ..We experienced a rare case with mediastinal myelolipoma showing gradual enlargement, with a tumor doubling time of 1,212 days. ..
  4. Ding X, Makino T, Koezuka S, Azumi T, Otsuka H, Hata Y, et al. Primary extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue with multiple pure ground-glass opacities: a case report. J Cardiothorac Surg. 2017;12:2 pubmed publisher
    ..Although she did not receive chemotherapy because the MALT lymphoma lesions have been stable without progression, the patient is kept under close observation because of potential progression of the disease. ..
  5. Hata Y, Kiribayashi T, Kishi K, Nagashima M, Nakayama T, Ikeda S, et al. Adherence and feasibility of 2 treatment schedules of S-1 as adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with completely resected advanced lung cancer: a multicenter randomized controlled trial. BMC Cancer. 2017;17:581 pubmed publisher
    ..This randomized multicenter study was retrospectively registered with the UMIN-CTR (UMIN000016086, registration date December 30, 2014). ..