• Aoyama A, Chen F, Minakata K, Yamazaki K, Yamada T, Sato M, Date H. Sparing Native Upper Lobes in Living-Donor Lobar Lung Transplantation: Five Cases From a Single Center. Am J Transplant. 2015;15(12):3202-7.
  • Amano Y, Ishikawa R, Sakatani T, Ichinose J, Sunohara M, Watanabe K, Kage H, Nakajima J, Nagase T, Ohishi N, Takai D. Oncogenic TPM3-ALK activation requires dimerization through the coiled-coil structure of TPM3. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2015 Feb 13;457(3):457-60
  • Date H, Sato M, Aoyama A, Yamada T, Mizota T, Kinoshita H, Handa T, Tanizawa K, Chin K, Minakata K, Chen F. Living-donor lobar lung transplantation provides similar survival to cadaveric lung transplantation even for very ill patients. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015;47(6):967-72; discussion 972-3.
  • Hino H, Murakawa T, Ichinose J, Nagayama K, Nitadori J, Anraku M, Nakajima J. Results of Lung Cancer Surgery for Octogenarians. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;21(3):209-16.
  • Huang H, Kitano K, Nagayama K, Nitadori J, Anraku M, Murakawa T, Nakajima J. Results of bony chest wall reconstruction with expanded polytetrafluoroethylene soft tissue patch. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;21(2):119-24
  • Ichinose J, Nagayama K, Hino H, Nitadori JI, Anraku M, Murakawa T, Nakajima J. Results of surgical treatment for secondary spontaneous pneumothorax according to underlying diseases. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Jul 8.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Ujiie H, Buitrago DH, Woo KM, Sima CS, Travis WD, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS. Prognostic Impact of Immune Microenvironment in Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma: Tumor-Infiltrating CD10+ Neutrophil/CD20+ Lymphocyte Ratio as an Independent Prognostic Factor. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Sep;10(9):1301-10.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Rekhtman N, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD. Reevaluation and reclassification of resected lung carcinomas originally diagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma using immunohistochemical analysis. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Sep;39(9):1170-80.
  • Kadota K, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Ujiie H, Rizk NP, Jones DR, Adusumilli PS, Travis WD. Tumor Spread through Air Spaces is an Important Pattern of Invasion and Impacts the Frequency and Location of Recurrences after Limited Resection for Small Stage I Lung Adenocarcinomas. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 May;10(5):806-14.
  • Kadota K, Villena-Vargas J, Nitadori J, Sima CS, Jones DR, Travis WD, Adusumilli PS. Tumoral CD10 expression correlates with aggressive histology and prognosis in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Sep;22(9):3136-43.
  • Karasaki T, Nagayama K, Kawashima M, Hiyama N, Murayama T, Kuwano H, Nitadori JI, Anraku M, Sato M, Miyai M, Hosoi A, Matsushita H, Kikugawa S, Matoba R, Ohara O, Kakimi K, Nakajima J. Identification of Individual Cancer-Specific Somatic Mutations for Neoantigen-Based Immunotherapy of Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Dec
  • Kawashima M, Murakawa T, Shinozaki T, Ichinose J, Hino H, Konoeda C, Tsuchiya T, Murayama T, Nagayama K, Nitadori J, Anraku M, Nakajima J. Significance of the Glasgow Prognostic Score as a prognostic indicator for lung cancer surgery. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov;21(5):637-43
  • Konoeda C, Nakajima J, Murakawa T. Fibroblasts of recipient origin contribute to airway fibrosis in murine tracheal transplantations. Transpl Int. 2015 Jun;28(6):761-3.
  • Masaki K, Ishii M, Anraku M, Namkoong H, Miyakawa R, Nakajima T, Fukunaga K, Naoki K, Tasaka S, Soejima K, Sayama K, Sugita K, Iwata S, Cui L, Hanaki H, Hasegawa N, Betsuyaku T. Fatal Fulminant Pneumonia Caused by Methicillin-Sensitive Staphylococcus aureus Negative for Major High-Virulence Factors Following Influenza B Virus Infection. Am J Case Rep. 2015 Jul 14;16:454-8.
  • Matsumiya R, Hosono O, Yoshikawa N, Uehara M, Kobayashi H, Oda A, Matsubara E, Tanada S, Shintani Y, Nagayama K, Nakajima J, Tanaka H. Elevated Serum IgG4 Complicated by Pericardial Involvement with a Patchy (18)F-FDG Uptake in PET/CT: Atypical Presentation of IgG4-related Disease. Intern Med. 2015;54(18):2337-41.
  • Miyai M, Eikawa S, Hosoi A, Iino T, Matsushita H, Isobe M, Uenaka A, Udono H, Nakajima J, Nakayama E, Kakimi K. Detection and Tracking of NY-ESO-1-Specific CD8+ T Cells by High-Throughput T Cell Receptor β (TCRB) Gene Rearrangements Sequencing in a Peptide-Vaccinated Patient. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 20;10(8):e0136086.
  • Miyamoto E, Sato M, Yamada T, Date H. Successful bilateral lung transplantation from a deceased donor with a ruptured main bronchus. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2015 ;21(3):396-8.
  • Murakawa T, Karasaki T, Kitano K, Nagayama K, Nitadori J, Anraku M, Nakajima J. Invasive thymoma disseminated into the pleural cavity: mid-term results of surgical resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Mar;47(3):567-72
  • Murakawa T, Ichinose J, Hino H, Kitano K, Konoeda C, Nakajima J. Long-term outcomes of open and video-assisted thoracoscopic lung lobectomy for the treatment of early stage non-small cell lung cancer are similar: a propensity-matched study. World J Surg. 2015 May;39(5):1084-91
  • Nozawa H, Tanaka J, Nishikawa T, Tanaka T, Kiyomatsu T, Kawai K, Hata K, Kazama S, Yamaguchi H, Ishihara S, Sunami E, Kitayama J, Nakajima J, Kokudo N, Watanabe T. Predictors and outcome of complete removal of colorectal cancer with synchronous lung metastases. Mol Clin Oncol. 2015;3(5):1041-1047
  • Oishi H, Martinu T, Sato M, Matsuda Y, Hirayama S, Juvet SC, Guan Z, Saito T, Cypel M, Hwang DM, Keller TL, Whitman MR, Liu M, Keshavjee S. Halofuginone Treatment reduces interleukin-17A and ameliorates features of chronic lung allograft dysfunction in a mouse orthotopic lung transplant model. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2015 pii: S1053-2498(15)01529-6. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Qiang G, Nakajima J. Simultaneous stapling of pulmonary vein and bronchus in video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;21(1):78-80
  • Saito T, Horie M, Sato M, Nakajima D, Shoushtarizadeh H, Binnie M, Azad S, Hwang DM, Machuca TN, Waddell TK, Singer LG, Cypel M, Liu M, Paul NS, Keshavjee S. Low-dose computed tomography volumetry for subtyping chronic lung allograft dysfunction.J Heart Lung Transplant. Epub 2015 Aug 13.
  • Sato M, Aoyama A, Yamada T, Menjyu T, Chen F, Sato T, Sonobe M, Omasa M, Date H. Thoracoscopic wedge lung resection using virtual-assisted lung mapping. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2015;23(1):46-54.
  • Sato M, Yamada T, Menju T, Aoyama A, Sato T, Chen F, Sonobe M, Omasa M, Date H. Virtual-assisted lung mapping: outcome of 100 consecutive cases in a single institute.Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015;47(4):e131-9. doi: 10.1093/ejcts/ezu490. Epub 2014 Dec 24.
  • Sato T, Kondo H, Watanabe A, Nakajima J, Niwa H, Horio H, Okami J, Okumura N, Sugio K, Teramukai S, Kishi K, Ebina M, Sugiyama Y, Kondo T, Date H. A simple risk scoring system for predicting acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia after pulmonary resection in lung cancer patients. Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar;63(3):164-72
  • Shiono S, Matsutani N, Okumura S, Nakajima J, Horio H, Kohno M, Ikeda N, Kawamura M; Metastatic Lung Tumor Study Group of Japan. The prognostic impact of lymph-node dissection on lobectomy for pulmonary metastasis. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Oct;48(4):616-21
  • Tagawa T, Anraku M, Morodomi Y, Takenaka T, Okamoto T, Takenoyama M, Ichinose Y, Maehara Y, Cho BC, Feld R, Tsao MS, Leighl N, Bezjak A, Keshavjee S, de Perrot M. Clinical role of a new prognostic score using platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma undergoing extrapleural pneumonectomy. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Nov;7(11):1898-906.
  • Tajima S, Yanagiya M, Sato M, Nakajima J, Fukayama M. Metaplastic thymoma with myasthenia gravis presumably caused by an accumulation of intratumoral immature T cells: a case report. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015;8(11):15375-80.
  • Ujiie H, Kadota K, Nitadori JI, Aerts JG, Woo KM, Sima CS, Travis WD, Jones DR, Krug LM, Adusumilli PS. The tumoral and stromal immune microenvironment in malignant pleural mesothelioma: A comprehensive analysis reveals prognostic immune markers. Oncoimmunology. 2015 Mar 19;4(6):
  • Verleden SE, Todd JL, Sato M, Palmer SM, Martinu T, Pavlisko EN, Vos R, Neyrinck A, Van Raemdonck D, Saito T, Oishi H, Keshavjee S, Greer M, Warnecke G, Gottlieb J, Haverich A.Impact of CLAD Phenotype on Survival After Lung Retransplantation: A Multicenter Study.Am J Transplant. 2015;15(8):2223-30.
  • Watanabe K, Amano Y, Ishikawa R, Sunohara M, Kage H, Ichinose J, Sano A, Nakajima J, Fukayama M, Yatomi Y, Nagase T, Ohishi N, Takai D. Histone methylation-mediated silencing of miR-139 enhances invasion of non-small-cell lung cancer. Cancer Med. 2015 Oct;4(10):1573-82.
  • Yamada Y, Yoshino I, Nakajima J, Miyoshi S, Ohnuki T, Suzuki M, Nagayasu T, Iwasaki A, Okumura M; Japanese Association for Research of the Thymus. Surgical Outcomes of Patients With Stage III Thymoma in the Japanese Nationwide Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep;100(3):961-7
  • Yoshida Y, Sakamoto M, Maeda E, Ohtsu H, Ota S, Asamura H, Nakajima J. Can image analysis on high-resolution computed tomography predict non-invasive growth in adenocarcinoma of the lung? Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;21(1):8-13
  • Yoshida Y, Kage H, Murakawa T, Sato Y, Ota S, Fukayama M, Nakajima J. Worse Prognosis for Stage IA Lung Cancer Patients with Smoking History and More Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;21(3):194-200.