SpecialtyGastrointestinal Endoscopy and treatment

Yutaka Saito

Director of the Endoscopy Division
National Cancer Center Hospital

Education & Professional Activities
1985-1992 School of Medicine, Gunma University, Japan
1992-1996 Postgraduate course of Medicine, Gunma University, Japan

2001 - 2003   Dept of Gastroenterology Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Staff
2003 - 2007   Endoscopy Division National Cancer Center Hospital, Staff
2003 - present Clinical Laboratory and medicine, Gunma University, Part-time
2007 - 2010   Endoscopy Division National Cancer Center Hospital, Chief
2010 - 2012   Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Division National Cancer Center Hospital, Chief
2012 - present Director of Endoscopy Center Chief of Endoscopy Division
         National Cancer Center Hospital

License for practice of medicine
License for PhD
License for Board certified fellow of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
License for Board certified fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2015.3.6-
License for Board certified fellow of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology
License for Board certified fellow of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
License for Board certified fellow of the Japanese Gastroenterological Association
World Journal of Gastroenterology, Editorial Board 2007-present
Member of American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Acta Endoscopia, Editorial Board, International Committee 2009.7-present
Digestive Endoscopy, Review Board, 2009.7-present
Official editorial board member of World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (WJGE) 2010.1-present
International Editor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2015.4-
Associated Editor of JJCO (Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology) 

Research & Publications
Saito Y, Uraoka T, Matsuda T, Emura F, Ikehara H, Mashimo Y, et al. A pilot study to assess safety and efficacy of carbon dioxide insufflation during colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection under conscious sedation. Gastrointest Endosc 2007;65(3):537-42.
Saito Y, Uraoka T, Matsuda T, Ikehara H, Mashimo Y, Kikuchi T, Fu KI, Sano Y, Saito D. Endoscopic treatment of large superficial colorectal tumors: A cases series of 200 endoscopic submucosal dissections (with video). Gastrointest Endosc 2007;66(5):966-73.
Saito Y, Takisawa H, Suzuki H, Takizawa K, Yokoi C, Nonaka S, Matsuda T, Nakanishi Y. Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Recurrent or Residual Superficial Esophageal Cancer after Chemoradiotherapy. Gastrointest Endosc 2008;67(2):355-9.
Saito Y, Fukuzawa M, Matsuda T, Fukunaga S, Sakamoto T, Uraoka T, Nakajima T, Ikehara H, Fu KI, Itoi T, Fujii T. Clinical outcome of endoscopic submucosal dissection versus endoscopic mucosal resection of large colorectal tumors as determined by curative resection. Surg Endosc. 2010;24(2):343-52.
Sato C, Abe S, Saito Y, So Tsuruki E, Takamaru H, Makazu M, Sato Y, Sasaki H, Tanaka H, Ikezawa N, Yamada M, Sakamoto T, Nakajima T, Matsuda T, Kushima R, Kamiya M, Maeda S, Urano Y.:A Pilot Study of Fluorescent Imaging of Colorectal Tumors Using a γ-Glutamyl-Transpeptidase-Activatable Fluorescent Probe.Digestion. 2015;91(1):70-6.
Saito Y, Saito S, Oka S, Kakugawa Y, Matsumoto M, Aihara H, Watari I, Aoyama T, Nouda S, Kuramoto T, Watanabe K, Ohmiya N, Higuchi K, Goto H, Arakawa T, Tanaka S, Tajiri H. Evaluation of the clinical efficacy of colon capsule endoscopy in the detection of lesions of the colon: prospective, multicenter, open study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015;82(5):861-9.
Tsuruki ES, Saito Y, Abe S, Takamaru H, Yamada M, Sakamoto T, Nakajima T, Matsuda T, Sekine S, Taniguchi H. Evaluating the efficacy and safety of a novel endoscopic fluorescence imaging modality using oral 5-aminolevulinic acid for colorectal tumors. Endosc Int Open. 2016;4(1):E30-5.

Research Experience (26-246はCVをご確認ください。)
1. Saito Y, Kato M, Kobayashi I, Tatemoto K. Effects of bradykinin on the intracellular calcium concentration of pancreatic acinar AR42J cells. Life Sci. 1996;58(18):1569-74.
2. Saito Y, Kato M, Kubohara Y, Kobayashi I, Tatemoto K. Bradykinin increases intracellular free Ca2+ concentration and promotes insulin secretion in the clonal b-cell line, HIT-T15 cells. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1996 Apr 25;221(3):577-80.
3. Kubohara Y, Saito Y, Tatemoto K. Differentiation-inducing factor of D. discoideum raises intracellular calcium concentration and suppresses cell growth in rat pancreatic AR42J cells. FEBS Lett. 1995 Feb 13;359(2-3):119-22.
4.  Saito Y, Kanda T, Sakahira K, Suda T, Kobayashi I. Lutembacher's syndrome complicated by jaundice. J Med. 1996;27(3-4):233-6.
5.  Gotoda T, Kondo H, Ono H, Saito Y, Yamaguchi H, Saito D, Yokota T. A new endoscopic mucosal resection procedure using an insulation-tipped electrosurgical knife for rectal flat lesions: report of two cases. Gastrointest Endosc. 1999 Oct;50(4):560-3.
6.  Saito Y, Kondo H, Yokota T, Fujii T, Ono H, Gotoda T, Takigawa T, Saito D, Ishikawa T, Akasu T, Shimoda T. A rectal carcinoid macroscopically simulating early cancer. Endoscopy. 2000 Apr;32(4):S17-8.
7.  Gotoda T, Akasu T, Kondo H, Saito Y. Response. Gastrointest Endosc. 2000 Aug;52(2):310.
8.  Fujii T, Hasegawa RT, Saitoh Y, Fleischer D, Saito Y, Sano Y, Kato S. Chromoscopy during colonoscopy. Endoscopy. 2001 Dec;33(12):1036-41.
9.  Saito Y, Fujii T, Kondo H, Mukai H, Yokota T, Kozu T, Saito D. Endoscopic treatment for laterally spreading tumors in the colon. Endoscopy. 2001 Aug;33(8):682-6.
10.  Saito Y, Fujii T, Akasu T, Gotoda T, Kozu T, Saito D, Sano Y. Development of an aggressive depressed cancer in a case of familial adenomatous polyposis. Endoscopy. 2002 May;34(5):421-3.
11.  Koide N, Saito Y, Fujii T, Kondo H, Saito D, Shimoda T.Koide N, Saito Y, Fujii T, Kondo H, Saito D, Shimoda T. A case of hyperplastic polyposis of the colon with adenocarcinomas in hyperplastic polyps after long-term follow-up. Endoscopy. 2002 Jun;34(6):499-502.
12.  Ono A, Fujii T, Saito Y, Matsuda T, Lee DT, Gotoda T, Saito D. Endoscopic submucosal resection of rectal carcinoid tumors with a ligation device. Gastrointest Endosc. 2003 Apr;57(4):583-7.
13.  Matsuda T, Fujii T, Emura F, Kozu T, Saito Y, Ikematsu H, Saito D. Complete closure of a large defect after EMR of a colorectal tumor using a two-channel colonoscope. Gastorintest Endosc. 2004 ;60(5):836-8.
14.  Saito Y, Taniguchi M, Tagawa K, Ibukuro K, Mori M, Emura F. A case of phlebosclerotic colitis with deep circumferential ulceration: Three-year endoscopic follow-up. Report of a case. Dis Colon Rectum. 2005 Dec;48(12):2347-51.
15.  Saito Y, Emura F, Matsuda T, Saito D, Fujii T. Invasive pattern is an indication for surgical treatment [letter to the editor]. Gut online [serial online], 2004 Mar [cited 2005 Mar 4]. Available at http://gut.bmjjournals.com/cgi/eletters/53/ 2/284.
16.  Sano Y, Saito Y, Fu KI, Matsuda T, Uraoka T, Kobayashi N, Ito H, Machida H, Emura F, Hanahusa M, Iwasaki J, Yoshino T, Kato S, Fuji T. Efficacy of Magnifying Chromoendoscopy for the Differential Diagnosis of Colorectal Lesions. Digestive Endoscopy 2005 April;17(2): 105-116.
17.  Uraoka T, Fujii T, Saito Y, Sumiyoshi T, Emura F, Bhandari P, Matsuda T, Fu KI, Saito D. Effectiveness of glycerol as a submucosal injection for EMR. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 May;61(6):736-40.
18.  Saito Y, Emura F, Matsuda T, Uraoka T, Nakajima T, Ikematsu H, Gotoda T, Saito D, Fujii T. A new sinker-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal cancer. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Aug;62(2):297-301.
19.  Oda I, Gotoda T, Hamanaka H, Eguchi T, Saito Y, Matsuda T, et al. Endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer: technical feasibility, operation time and complications from a large consecutive series. Digestive Endoscopy 2005;17:54-58.
20.  Uraoka T, Saito Y, Matsuda T, Fujii T. Response. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005;62(6):992-3.
21.  Kato S, Fu KI, Sano Y, Fujii T, Saito Y, Matsuda T, Koba I, Yoshida S, Fujimori T. Magnifying colonoscopy as a non-biopsy technique for differential diagnosis of non-neoplastic and neoplastic lesions. World J Gastroenterol. 2006;12(9):1416-20.
22.  Taku K, Sano Y, Fu KI, Saito Y. Iatrogenic perforation at therapeutic colonoscopy: should the endoscopist attempt closure using endoclips or transfer immediately to surgery? Endoscopy 2006;Apr;38(4):428.
23.  Sano Y, Fu KI, Saito Y, Doi T, Hanafusa M, Fujii S, Fujimori T, Ohtsu A. A newly developed bipolar-current needle-knife for endoscopic submucosal dissection of large colorectal tumors. Endoscopy. 2006 Sep;38 Suppl 5:E95.
24.  Uraoka T, Saito Y, Matsuda T, Ikehara H, Gotoda T, Saito D, Fujii T. Endoscopic indications for endoscopic mucosal resection of laterally spreading tumours in the colorectum. Gut. 2006 Nov; 55(11):1592-7.
25.  Fu KI, Sano Y, Kato S, Saito H, Ochiai A, Fujimori T, Saito Y, Matsuda T, Fujii T, Yoshida S. Primary signet-ring cell carcinoma of the colon at early stage: A case report and a review of the literature. World J Gastroenterol. 2006 Jun 7;12(21):3446-9.