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  • Shimizu D, Otani S, Sugimoto S, et al. Effect of preoperative long-term use of corticosteroids on the development of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders after lung transplantation: a single-center experience in Japan. Surg Today. 2021 Oct 25. doi: 10.1007/s00595-021-02390-7.
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  • Shiotani T, Sugimoto S, Yamamoto H, et al. Emphysematous changes and lower levels of plasma irisin are associated with bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after bilateral living-donor lobar lung transplantation. Surg Today. 2021 Jul 12. doi: 10.1007/s00595-021-02339-w.
  • Shimizu D, Otani S, Sugimoto S, et al. Lung transplantation for bronchiectasis due to hyper-immunoglobulin E syndrome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul 2:S0003-4975(21)01094-8. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.05.088.
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  • Kurosaki T, Oto T, Otani S, et al. Hybrid Lung Transplantation" Combining Living Donor and Cadaveric Lung Transplants: Report of 2 Cases. Transplant Proc. 2021 Jul-Aug;53(6):2004-2007. doi: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2021.04.019.
  • Okazaki M, Takigawa T, Suzawa K, Toyooka S. Robot-assisted intrathoracic procedure for dumbbell tumour in the prone position. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 Oct 4;33(4):643-645. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivab117.
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  • Yamane M, Toyooka S. Role of surgery in a novel multimodal therapeutic approach to complete cure of advanced lung cancer: current and future perspectives. Surg Today. 2021 Mar 18. doi: 10.1007/s00595-021-02228-2.
  • Shiotani T, Yamamoto H, Katsube R, et al. Successful Bronchoscopic Treatment for Postoperative Bronchopleural Fistula Using N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (NBCA): Report of a Post-completion Pneumonectomy Case with a History of Induction Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Bilobectomy for Advanced Lung Cancer. Acta Med Okayama. 2021 Feb;75(1):91-94. doi: 10.18926/AMO/61440.
  • Shiotani T, Sugimoto S, Araki K, et al. Long-term Follow-up of Living-Donor Kidney Transplantation after Cadaveric Lung Transplantation. Acta Med Okayama. 2021 Feb;75(1):87-89. doi: 10.18926/AMO/61439.
  • Tsudaka S, Yamamoto H, Sato H, Toyooka S. ASO Author Reflections: Impact of the Postoperative Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Locally Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Treated with Induction Chemoradiotherapy Followed by Surgery. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep;28(9):4891-4892. doi: 10.1245/s10434-021-09699-0.
  • Tsudaka S, Yamamoto H, Sato H, et al. Prognostic Significance of Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio in Locally Advanced Non-small-cell Lung Cancer Treated with Trimodality Therapy. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Sep;28(9):4880-4890. doi: 10.1245/s10434-021-09690-9.
  • Yamamoto H, Sugimoto S, Soh J, et al. The prognostic nutritional index is correlated negatively with the lung allocation score and predicts survival after both cadaveric and living-donor lobar lung transplantation. Surg Today. 2021 Oct;51(10):1610-1618. doi: 10.1007/s00595-021-02244-2.
  • Miura A, Yamamoto H, Sato H, et al. The prognostic impact of sarcopenia on elderly patients undergoing pulmonary resection for non-small cell lung cancer. Surg Today. 2021 Jul;51(7):1203-1211. doi: 10.1007/s00595-020-02221-1.
  • Nakata K, Sugimoto S, Yamane M, Toyooka S. Staged surgery for empyema and lung gangrene caused by pseudoaneurysm after radiofrequency ablation. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2021 May 10;32(5):831-833. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivaa331.
  • Yamamoto H, Yamamoto H, Soh J, et al. A Simple Prognostic Benefit Scoring System for Sarcoma Patients with Pulmonary Metastases: Sarcoma Lung Metastasis Score. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jul;28(7):3884-3890. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-09272-1.
  • Kawada K, Taira N, Mizoo T, et al. Relationships of physical and breast cancer phenotypes with three single-nucleotide polymorphisms (rs2046210, rs3757318, and rs3803662) associated with breast cancer risk in Japanese women. Breast Cancer. 2021 Mar;28(2):478-487. doi: 10.1007/s12282-020-01185-x.
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  • Yamamoto H, Otani S, Miyoshi K, et al. Long-term clinical follow-up after lung transplantation in patient with scoliosis: a case report. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Apr;69(4):752-755. doi: 10.1007/s11748-020-01539-4.
  • Yamamoto H, Yamamoto H, Toyooka S. A New Scoring System for Predicting the Survival of Sarcoma Patients with Pulmonary Metastases: Sarcoma Lung Metastasis Score. Ann Surg Oncol. 2021 Jul;28(7):3891-3892. doi: 10.1245/s10434-020-09299-4.
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  • Soh J, Sugimoto S, Namba K, et al. Chronic Lung Injury After Trimodality Therapy for Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Jul;112(1):279-288. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.07.068.
  • Sato H, Offin M, Kubota D, et al. Allele-Specific Role of ERBB2 in the Oncogenic Function of EGFR L861Q in EGFR-Mutant Lung Cancers. J Thorac Oncol. 2021 Jan;16(1):113-126. doi: 10.1016/j.jtho.2020.09.019.
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  • Yamamoto H, Sugimoto S, Miyoshi K, et al. Lung transplantation for Kartagener syndrome: technical aspects and morphological adaptation of the transplanted lungs. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2021 Mar;69(3):588-592. doi: 10.1007/s11748-020-01509-w.
  • Yamamoto H, Namba K, Yamamoto H, et al. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a novel independent prognostic factor for multiple metastatic lung tumors from various sarcomas. Surg Today. 2021 Jan;51(1):127-135. doi: 10.1007/s00595-020-02093-5.
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  • Yamane M, Sugimoto S, Suzuki E, et al. Continuing surgical education of non-technical skills. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2020 Aug 8;58:177-186. doi: 10.1016/j.amsu.2020.07.062.
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  • Yamamoto H, Sugimoto S, Kurosaki T, et al. Lung perfusion scintigraphy to detect chronic lung allograft dysfunction after living-donor lobar lung transplantation. Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 29;10(1):10595. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-67433-4.
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  • Yamane M, Mandai Y, Ino H, et al. A Surgical Instructor Training Course for the Next Generation. Acta Med Okayama. 2020 Feb;74(1):73-76. doi: 10.18926/AMO/57956.
  • Yamamoto H, Miyoshi K, Otani S, et al. Right single lung transplantation using an inverted left donor lung: interposition of pericardial conduit for pulmonary venous anastomosis - a case report. BMC Pulm Med. 2020 Feb 19;20(1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12890-020-1075-4.
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  • Takeda T, Yamamoto H, Suzawa K, et al. YES1 activation induces acquired resistance to neratinib in HER2-amplified breast and lung cancers.Cancer Sci. 2020 Mar;111(3):849-856. doi: 10.1111/cas.14289.
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  • Irie M, Otani S, Kurosaki T, et al. Warm retrograde perfusion can remove more fat from lung grafts with fat embolism in a porcine model. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr;68(4):363-369. doi: 10.1007/s11748-019-01245-w.
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  • Sugimoto S, Kurosaki T, Otani S, et al. Feasibility of lung transplantation from donors mechanically ventilated for prolonged periods Surg Today. 2019 Mar;49(3):254-260. doi: 10.1007/s00595-018-1730-z.
  • Tanaka S, Sugimoto S, Soh J, et al. Long-term outcomes of pneumonectomy, back-table lung preservation, double-sleeve resection and reimplantation for advanced central lung cancer: the Oto procedure. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 1;56(1):213-214. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezy431.
  • Tanaka S, Miyoshi K, Higo H, et al. Lung transplant candidates with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and long-term pirfenidone therapy: Treatment feasibility influences waitlist survival. Respir Investig. 2019 Mar;57(2):165-171. doi: 10.1016/j.resinv.2018.12.002.
  • Mesaki K, Yamane M, Sugimoto S, et al. SOCS3 overexpression in T cells ameliorates chronic airway obstruction in a murine heterotopic tracheal transplantation model Surg Today. 2019 May;49(5):443-450. doi: 10.1007/s00595-018-1753-5.
  • Taka H, Miyoshi K, Kurosaki T, et al. Lung transplantation via cardiopulmonary bypass: excellent survival outcomes from extended criteria donors Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul;67(7):624-632. doi: 10.1007/s11748-019-01067-w.
  • Hirano Y, Sugimoto S, Yamamoto S, et al. Prolonged warm ischemia exacerbated acute rejection after lung transplantation from donation after cardiac death in a mouse Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan;68(1):57-62. doi: 10.1007/s11748-019-01181-9.
  • Hashimoto K, Yamane M, Sugimoto S, et al. Negative impact of recipient SPRED2 deficiency on transplanted lung in a mouse model Transpl Immunol. 2019 Dec;57:101242. doi: 10.1016/j.trim.2019.101242.
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  • Miyauchi S, Shien K, Tanaka M, et al. Pulmonary resection in a prone position for lung cancer invading the spine Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar;68(3):298-301. doi: 10.1007/s11748-019-01113-7.
  • Sato H, Soh J, Aoe K, et al. Droplet digital PCR as a novel system for the detection of microRNA‑34b/c methylation in circulating DNA in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Int J Oncol. 2019 Jun;54(6):2139-2148. doi: 10.3892/ijo.2019.4768.
  • Namba K, Shien K, Takahashi Y, et al. Activation of AXL as a Preclinical Acquired Resistance Mechanism Against Osimertinib Treatment in EGFR-Mutant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Cells. Mol Cancer Res. 2019 Feb;17(2):499-507. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-18-0628.
  • Namba K, Tomida S, Matsubara T, et al. Application of amplicon-based targeted sequencing with the molecular barcoding system to detect uncommon minor EGFR mutations in patients with treatment-naïve lung adenocarcinoma. BMC Cancer. 2019 Feb 26;19(1):175. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-5374-1.
  • Konishi Y, Miyoshi K, Kurosaki T, et al. Airway bacteria of the recipient but not the donor are relevant to post-lung transplant pneumonia. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug;68(8):833-840. doi: 10.1007/s11748-019-01273-6.
  • Kurosaki T, Otani S, Miyoshi K, et al. Favorable survival even with high disease-specific complication rates in lymphangioleiomyomatosis after lung transplantation-long-term follow-up of a Japanese center. Clin Respir J. 2020 Feb;14(2):116-123. doi: 10.1111/crj.13108. Epub 2019 Nov 28.
  • Soh J, Toyooka S, Okumura N, et al. Impact of pathological stage and histological subtype on clinical outcome of adjuvant chemotherapy of paclitaxel plus carboplatin versus oral uracil-tegafur for non-small cell lung cancer: subanalysis of SLCG0401 trial. Int J Clin Oncol. 2019 Nov;24(11):1367-1376. doi: 10.1007/s10147-019-01508-9.
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  • Sugimoto S, Yamamoto H, Kurosaki T, et al. Impact of chronic lung allograft dysfunction, especially restrictive allograft syndrome, on the survival after living-donor lobar lung transplantation compared with cadaveric lung transplantation in adults: a single-center experience. Surg Today. 2019 Aug;49(8):686-693. doi: 10.1007/s00595-019-01782-0.


  • Yamamoto H, Yatabe Y, Toyooka S, et al. Inherited lung cancer syndromes targeting never smokers Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2018 Aug;7(4):498-504. doi: 10.21037/tlcr.2018.06.01.
  • Yamamoto H, Toyooka S, Ninomiya T, et al. Therapeutic Potential of Afatinib for Cancers with ERBB2 (HER2) Transmembrane Domain Mutations G660D and V659E Oncologist. 2018 Feb;23(2):150-154. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2017-0345.
  • Yamamoto H, Sugimoto S, Tanaka S, et al. A single-nucleotide polymorphism in a gene modulating glucocorticoid sensitivity is associated with the decline in total lung capacity after lung transplantation. Surg Today. 2019 Mar;49(3):268-274. doi: 10.1007/s00595-018-1717-9.
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  • Sugimoto S, Miyoshi K, Kurosaki T, et al. Favorable survival in lung transplant recipients on preoperative low-dose, as compared to high-dose corticosteroids, after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Int J Hematol. 2018 Jun;107(6):696-702. doi: 10.1007/s12185-018-2417-3.
  • Mesaki K, Sugimoto S, Otani S, et al. Pneumatosis intestinalis after lung transplantation for pulmonary graft-versus-host disease J Thorac Dis. 2018 Jan;10(1):E42-E45. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2017.11.121.
  • Otani S, Kurosaki T, Sugimoto S, et al. Unilateral lung transplantation using intact bilateral upper lobes J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul;156(1):e35-e38. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.03.003.
  • Sugimoto S, Yamane M, Otani S, et al. Airway complications have a greater impact on the outcomes of living-donor lobar lung transplantation recipients than cadaveric lung transplantation recipients Surg Today. 2018 Sep;48(9):848-855. doi: 10.1007/s00595-018-1663-6.
  • Kurosaki T, Miyoshi K, Otani S, et al. Low-risk donor lungs optimize the post-lung transplant outcome for high lung allocation score patients Surg Today. 2018 Oct;48(10):928-935. doi: 10.1007/s00595-018-1670-7.
  • Okada M, Yamane M, Yamamoto S, et al. SPRED2 deficiency may lead to lung ischemia-reperfusion injury via ERK1/2 signaling pathway activation Surg Today. 2018 Dec;48(12):1089-1095. doi: 10.1007/s00595-018-1696-x.
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  • Tanaka S, Sugimoto S, Kurosaki T, et al. Donor-derived cell-free DNA is associated with acute rejection and decreased oxygenation in primary graft dysfunction after living donor-lobar lung transplantation Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 18;8(1):15366. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-33848-3.
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  • Sugimoto S Can pretransplant computed-tomographic assessment predict outcomes after lung transplantation? J Thorac Dis. 2018 Oct;10(10):5652-5654. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2018.09.51.
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  • Sato H, Yamamoto H, Sakaguchi M, et al. Combined inhibition of MEK and PI3K pathways overcomes acquired resistance to EGFR-TKIs in non-small cell lung cancer. Cancer Sci. 2018 Oct;109(10):3183-3196. doi: 10.1111/cas.13763.
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  • Torigoe H, Yamamoto H, Sakaguchi M, et al. Tumor-suppressive effect of LRIG1, a negative regulator of ErbB, in non-small cell lung cancer harboring mutant EGFR. Carcinogenesis. 2018 May 3;39(5):719-727. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgy044.
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  • Sato H, Sakaguchi M, Yamamoto H, et al. Therapeutic potential of targeting S100A11 in malignant pleural mesothelioma. Oncogenesis. 2018 Jan 24;7(1):11. doi: 10.1038/s41389-017-0017-3.
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  • Tanaka S, Miyoshi K, Higo H, et al. Lung transplant candidates with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and long-term pirfenidone therapy: Treatment feasibility influences waitlist survival. Respir Investig. 2019 Mar;57(2):165-171. doi: 10.1016/j.resinv.2018.12.002.
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