Hiroaki Nishimatsu

Hiroaki Nishimatsu
The University of Tokyo | Todai · Department of Surgical Sciences

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Objectives: Although the treatment strategy for advanced urothelial carcinoma (aUC) has drastically changed since pembrolizumab was introduced in 2017, studies revealing current survival rates in aUC are lacking. This study aimed to assess (1) the improvement in survival among real-world patients with aUC after the introduction of pembrolizumab an...
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Background Several studies have reported the incidence of immune-related adverse events (irAEs) as a predictor of the efficacy of anti-programmed cell death protein 1 antibodies in patients with cancer. However, immortal time bias has not always been fully addressed in these studies. In this retrospective multicenter study, we assessed the associat...
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Although the albumin-to-globulin ratio (AGR) is a promising biomarker, no study has investigated its prognostic significance for advanced urothelial carcinoma (UC). This study conformed to the REporting recommendations for tumor MARKer prognostic studies (REMARK) criteria. We retrospectively reviewed 176 patients with advanced UC treated with pembr...
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Purpose: Renal function is frequently impaired in the patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma. We aimed to evaluate the impact of renal function and its change after surgery on survival rates in patients with upper tract urothelial carcinoma after nephroureterectomy. Methods: The study cohort comprised 755 patients with upper tract urothe...
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Although the albumin-to-globulin ratio (AGR) is a promising biomarker, no study has investigated its prognostic significance for advanced urothelial carcinoma (UC). This study conformed to the REporting recommendations for tumor MARKer prognostic studies (REMARK) criteria. We retrospectively reviewed 176 patients with advanced UC treated with pembr...
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[Backgrounds] Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinomas (UTUCs) are rare malignancies with a histological similarity to urothelial bladder carcinomas (UBCs). Unlike UBCs, little is known about the genetic basis of UTUCs, for which no useful biomarkers are currently available. [Material & Methods] Surgical specimens and matched normal samples were o...
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Introduction The development of secondary tumors is a well‐known late adverse event after urinary diversion. However, the frequency of secondary tumors after an ileal conduit is the lowest compared to other methods used for urinary diversion. We observed a rare case of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor in an ileal conduit detected by recurrent massi...
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Macrophages play a crucial role in the development of atherosclerosis. To explore the mechanism by which macrophages attain a proinflammatory phenotype for a sustained period, we stimulated macrophages with lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and interferon-γ (IFN-γ) and measured the interleukin-1β (IL-1β) expression. The IL-1β expression increased transientl...
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[Introduction] Accounting for 5-10% of all urothelial malignancies, upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is a relatively rare, whose molecular pathogenesis is poorly understood. We performed comprehensive genetic analysis in a large cohort of UTUC. [Materials and Methods] Surgical specimens of UTUC and matched normal samples were obtaine...
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Backgrounds Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is a rare cancer accounting for 10% of all urothelial malignancies, whose molecular pathology, however, is poorly understood. To clarify diagnostic and prognostic impact of molecular profiles, we comprehensively investigated genetic alterations in UTUC. Materials & methods Surgical specime...
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Background: Intraplaque hemorrhage (IPH) has been implicated in plaque instability and rupture in atherosclerotic lesions, although the mechanisms by which IPH progresses remain largely unknown. In this study, apolipoprotein E-deficient mice with carotid artery ligation and cuff placement around the artery were used, and pro-inflammatory cytokines...
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PurposeTo evaluate the efficacy of adjuvant systemic chemotherapy for locally advanced (pT3-4pN0/xM0) upper tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC). Materials and methodsWe retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 109 patients with pT3-4pN0/xM0 UTUC who had undergone radical nephroureterectomy between 1996 and 2013 at our four institutions. The pa...
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Background: Resection of metastatic lesions (metastasectomy) is performed for highly selected patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC). This study aimed to identify the clinicopathologic factors associated with oncologic outcome for patients who underwent metastasectomy for mUC. Methods: This analysis included 37 UC patients who under...
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Backgrounds: Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UTUC) is relatively rare, accounting for 5-10% of urothelial malignancies with frequent multifocal development. To clarify distinct characteristics of UTUC, we comprehensively investigated the genetic alterations of this disease. Materials & methods: Surgical specimens of UTUC and matched norma...
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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent stem cells that reside in various organs. They have the capacity to differentiate into various cell types, including cardiomyocytes, vascular endothelial cells, and vascular smooth muscle cells. Among the various MSCs, bone marrow-derived MSCs (BMMSCs) have been widely used for treating acute myocardial...
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Purpose Small cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder (SCCB) is known for its aggressive clinical features and poor prognosis. No prognostic factor has been established so far. The aim of this study was to assess the significance of possible prognostic factors, including serum neuron-specific enolase (NSE), an established biomarker for small cell lun...
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Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been used to treat patients suffering from acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and subsequent heart failure. Although it was originally assumed that MSCs differentiated into heart cells such as cardiomyocytes, recent evidence suggests that the differentiation capacity of MSCs is minimal and that injected MSCs restor...
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Backgrounds Upper urinary tract urothelial carcinoma (UUTUC) is a relatively rare and poor prognostic cancer which accounts for 5-10% of all urothelial malignancies. Despite the histological similarity, there are epidemiological and clinical differences between UUTUC and bladder urothelial carcinoma (BUC). Compared to BUC, the molecular pathogenesi...
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Adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ADSCs) are adult stem cells that can be easily harvested from subcutaneous adipose tissue. Many studies have demonstrated that ADSCs differentiate into vascular endothelial cells (VECs), vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMCs), and cardiomyocytes in vitro and in vivo. However, ADSCs may fuse with tissue-resident cell...
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a major health problem worldwide and affects approximately 75% of diabetic patients, likely due to severely damaged cavernous body. While screening for cytokines produced by adipose tissue-derived stem cells, we detected neuromedin B (NMB). To explore a potential treatment option for ED, we examined whether NMB was capa...
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a major health problem, particularly in the elderly population, which is rapidly increasing. It is necessary to elucidate the mechanism by which ED occurs in the elderly. Cellular senescence is commonly detected in old tissues, and it is well known that senescent cells not only withdraw from the cell cycle but also rema...
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Purpose: The guidelines on adrenal hemorrhage has not established in Japan. In this article, we discuss the management of adrenal hemorrhage. Objects and methods: We experienced 6 patients from November 2004 to September 2013 in The University of Tokyo Hospital and The Fraternity Memorial Hospital, and we searched 57 cases already reported in Ja...
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Purpose: To compare the perioperative outcomes and costs between open and laparoscopic nephroureterectomy for malignant diseases on a contemporary population-based level. Patients and methods: Based on the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database for 2010 to 2012, we compared six end points of in-hospital mortality, intraoperative and p...
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common condition among male chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. Its prevalence is estimated to be approximately 80% among these patients. It has been well established that the production of nitric oxide from the cavernous nerve and vascular endothelium and the subsequent production of cyclic GMP are critically impo...
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This study aimed to evaluate the outcomes of cisplatin-based adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) after radical cystectomy (RC) in non–organ-confined bladder cancer.Methods Sixty-one patients who did not receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) underwent RC for locally advanced (pT3-4) or node-positive (pN1-3) bladder cancer, or both, between 1990 and 2012. Of...
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Owing to recent advances in diagnostic and surgical techniques for cancer, a patient diagnosed with two or more neoplasms is not rare. We report on the case of a 58-year-old male with multiple primary malignant neoplasms, who suffered from three histological types of malignant neoplasm in six organs, namely the glottis, renal pelvis, urinary bladde...
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In 2012, Japanese national insurance started covering robot-assisted surgery. We performed a population-based comparison between robot-assisted and three other types of radical prostatectomy to evaluate the safety of robot-assisted prostatectomy during its initial year. We abstracted data for 7202 open, 2483 laparoscopic, 1181 minimal incision endo...
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Purpose: In this study we used nationwide population based data to compare perioperative outcomes, including severe bladder injury, between monopolar and bipolar transurethral resection of bladder tumors. Materials and methods: Data of patients with clinical T2 or less bladder cancer who underwent monopolar or bipolar transurethral bladder tumor...
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“LEOPIN ROYAL®” (LER), a non-prescription health-promoting medication in Japan, is a preparation containing six natural medicines, namely, aged garlic extract, ginseng, oriental bezoar, velvet antler, cuscuta seed and epimedium herb. To determine the effect of LER on symptoms of aging in males, we conducted an open-labeled, randomized clinical tria...
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Background: Although drug-eluting stents (DES) have been widely used for the treatment of coronary artery disease, they potentially increase the risk of late thrombosis. It is, therefore, desirable to establish a strategy to stimulate reendothelialization. Endothelial injury models have been widely used to analyze the mechanisms of coronary resten...
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Endothelial dysfunction is a major contributor to cardiovascular disease (CVD), particularly in elderly people. Studies have demonstrated the role of glycation in endothelial dysfunction in nonphysiological models, but the physiological role of glycation in age-related endothelial dysfunction has been poorly addressed. Here, to investigate how vasc...
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Table S1 Lipid metabolism of young/mid-age and WT/GLO1 Tg rats.
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Fig. S1 PAS staining of aortas from young/mid-age and WT/GLO1 Tg rats. Fig. S2 Age-related enhancement in oxidative stress markers, protein carbonyls (A) and 4-HNE (B), were attenuated in thoracic aortas in GLO1 Tg rats. Fig. S3 Immunohistochemistry (A) and Western blotting (B) of 3-nitrotyrosine. Fig. S4 Western blotting of PKC and its phosphoryla...
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325 Background: Prognosis of the patients with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder (UCB) who developed recurrence after radical cystectomy (RC) is generally poor, but can be variable. We previously showed that shorter time to recurrence (TTR) after RC, presence of symptoms on recurrence, more than one metastatic sites (organs), high serum C-reactiv...
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Radical prostatectomy is used to treat patients with clinically localized prostate cancer, but there have been few reports of its use in locally advanced disease. We evaluated the long-term results of radical prostatectomy and immediate adjuvant androgen deprivation therapy in Japanese patients with pT3N0M0 prostate cancer. We retrospectively revie...
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Although identification of the target mRNAs of micro RNAs (miRNAs) is essential to understanding their function, the low complementarity between miRNAs and their target mRNAs has complicated this process. In this study, we sought to identify miRNAs which reduce the expression of the transcription factor Zeb-2, a transcriptional repressor of E-cadhe...
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We evaluated possible changes in function and expression of T-type (T-Ca) and N-type Ca(2+) channels (N-Ca) in the bladder of rats with bladder outlet obstruction (BOO). Female Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into BOO (created by a partial urethral ligation) and sham-operated (SHAM) groups. Six weeks after surgery, we determined the mRNA expressio...
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To assess the risk factors for septic shock in patients with acute obstructive pyelonephritis requiring emergency drainage of the upper urinary tract. We retrospectively reviewed the records of 48 patients who underwent emergency drainage of the upper urinary tract for sepsis associated with acute obstructive pyelonephritis at our institute. Univar...
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YPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY (HCM) often includes asymmetric (or nonphysiologic) massive left ventricular hypertrophy, which can be diagnosed by electrocardiography and echocardiography. In patients with HCM, hypertrophy is more common in the ventricular septum below the aortic valve, leading to left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) obstruction. 1-3...
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To assess the clinicopathologic factors influencing survival in patients with metastatic urothelial carcinoma undergoing salvage chemotherapy. A retrospective review was conducted on cases of metastatic urothelial carcinoma who underwent cisplatin-based salvage chemotherapy at our institution between April 2003 and July 2011. The association of var...
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WHAT'S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY ADD?: Recently, the ineffectiveness of bowel mechanical preparation prior to colorectal surgery was focused on. Although its effectiveness was widely accepted in laparoscopic prostatectomy, the data were limited. This retrospective multicentre study compared laparoscopic prostatectomy cases with...
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Purpose: We assayed mRNA expression of the TRP family of channels and ASIC1 in bladder tissue from patients with interstitial cystitis. Materials and methods: Bladder biopsies of 1) nonclassic interstitial cystitis, 2) nonulcerative portions of classic interstitial cystitis, 3) ulcerative portions of classic interstitial cystitis and 4) noncance...
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Introduction Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a major health problem. We have shown that adrenomedullin (AM) restores erectile function in diabetic rats. Aim The aim of this study is to explore a better treatment for ED, we examined whether combination of AM and angiopoietin‐1 (Ang‐1) was more effective to treat ED than treatment with AM alone or Ang‐...
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Objectives Quinazoline-based (1)-adrenoceptor antagonists are known to inhibit prostate tumor growth through induction of apoptosis. We investigated the effect of a naphthalene-based (1)-adrenoceptor antagonist, naftopidil, on prostate cancer incidence, apoptosis of prostatic cell and transforming growth factor- signaling. Methods Prescription reco...
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Objectives To evaluate risk factors of severe adverse events after percutaneous nephrolithotomy with an emphasis on operation time, and to develop a nomogram for predicting them. Methods This was an observational retrospective study including 1511 patients who underwent percutaneous nephrolithotomy in 332 hospitals identified from the Japanese Diag...
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Background: Adipose tissue-derived stem cells (ASC) produce a variety of cytokines that potentially mediate the proangiogenic and antiapoptotic effects of the ASC. We examined whether ASC produced angiopoietin-1 (Ang1) and whether Ang1 functionally mediated ASC-induced suppression of neointimal formation. Methods and results: Ang1 production was...
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Objectives To examine outcomes of intravesical instillations of heparin and alkalized lidocaine in patients with interstitial cystitis. Methods Patients with interstitial cystitis refractory to conventional therapies were given a solution of 20000U heparin, 5mL 4% lidocaine and 25mL 7% sodium bicarbonate, intravesically, weekly for 12 weeks consecu...
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To assess the effect of mechanical bowel preparation (MBP) before laparoscopic nephrectomy in terms of operation time and perioperative complications. Patients undergoing laparoscopic nephrectomy for T1-T3 tumors were identified in the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database from 2008 to 2010. The patients were stratified into a preoperat...
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We compared perioperative outcomes and costs between open and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer. The Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database, including cases from 2007 to 2010, was used by one-to-one propensity-score matching. The following items were compared: complication rate; homologous and autologous transfusion...
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Senescent cells are metabolically active and produce a variety of proinflammatory cytokines. It was previously reported that atherosclerotic plaques contain senescent cells, suggesting that senescence may contribute to the progression of atherosclerosis. In this study, we induced cellular senescence in vascular endothelial cells (VECs) using hydrog...
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Unlabelled: WHAT'S KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT? AND WHAT DOES THE STUDY ADD?: Ureteroscopic lithotripsy sometimes causes severe complications, e.g. septic shock, and the relationship between long operative duration and complication rate has been empirically recognised. But due to the rarity, evidence is limited. We analysed 12372 cases and showed that th...
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To reveal individual, institutional and regional factors affecting selection of minimally invasive nephroureterectomy in Japan. The Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database was queried to retrieve cases of nephroureterectomy for pelvic or ureter malignancies carried out between 2007 and 2010. A multivariate logistic regression analysis wit...
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Background: Despite increasing interest in minimally invasive surgery, prevalence data are completely absent. Our objective was to analyze clinico-epidemiological variations of surgery for renal malignancy in Japan with emphasis on annual trends and regional gaps, and to analyze factors affecting choice of open versus minimally invasive surgery....
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Primary renal carcinoid is an uncommon tumor. We report a case of local recurrence and multiple lymph node metastases of renal carcinoid 4 years after partial nephrectomy in a 64-year-old man. He was incidentally found to have a mass lesion in the right kidney and right partial nephrectomy was performed 4 years ago. Histological examination includi...
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Study Type – Harm (case series) Level of Evidence 4 What's known on the subject? and What does the study add? The common clinical practice for advanced prostatic adenocarcinoma is combination therapy of zoledronic acid (ZA) and docetaxel (TAX). Little is known about the consequences of this combination therapy with regard to osteonecrosis of the ja...