General Thoracic surgery Breast and endocrinological surgery



Current Research Project

  • Analysis of exhausted mechanism in CD8+ T cells during tumor immune responses
  • Intraoperative CT Navigation for Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Constant-rate intravenous infusion of indocyanine green leading to high fluorescence intensity in infrared thoracoscopic segmentectomy

Recent Publications

  • Tumor-associated CD163+ macrophage as a predictor of tumor spread through air spaces and with CD25+ lymphocyte as a prognostic factor in resected stage I lung adenocarcinoma. Yoshida C, et al. Lung Cancer 167: 34-40 (2022)
  •  The epithelial-mesenchymal transition phenotype is associated with the frequency of tumor spread through air spaces (STAS) and a High risk of recurrence after resection of lung carcinoma. Ikeda T, et al. Lung Cancer 153: 49-55 (2021)
  • A New Method for the Detection of Air Leaks Using Aerosolized Indocyanine Green.Yokota N, et al. Ann Thorac Surg 111(2): 436-439 (2021)

Contact Information

Tel: 087-898-5111

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