SpecialtyDigestive Diseases

Yuto Shimamura, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital Digestive Diseases Center

E-MAIL ADDRESS: yutoshimamura1219@gmail.com
BIRTHDATE: December 19, 1983
GENDER: Male
BIRTH PLACE: Manhasset, New York
MARITAL STATUS: Married, two children, ages 5 and 3

Education & Professional Activities
Education
April 2003 - March 2009 College/Medical School: SHINSHU UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Nagano, Japan
Degree: M.D.

Postgraduate Training
July 2017 - Present Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Digestive diseases center
Assistant Professor
July 2016 - June 2017 ST. MICHAEL’S HOSPITAL, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Senior Clinical Fellow
July 2015 - June 2016 ST. MICHAEL’S HOSPITAL, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy Clinical Fellow
October 2012 - July 2015 ST. LUKE’S INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL, Tokyo, Japan
Gastroenterology Senior Resident (Therapeutic endoscopy)
April 2012 - October 2012 ST. LUKE’S INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL, Tokyo, Japan
Internal Medicine Senior Resident
Worked as a chief in Internal Medicine ward and intensive care unit
April 2011 - March 2012 ST. LUKE’S INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL, Tokyo, Japan
Internal Medicine Senior Resident
Rotated inpatient general medical wards, inpatient subspecialty wards, medical intensive
care, cardiac intensive care, and emergency medicine.
April 2009 - March 2011 ST. LUKE’S INTERNATIONAL HOSPITAL, Tokyo, Japan
Junior Resident
Completed all required rotation of internal and surgical medicine.

Basic Research Experience
SHINSHU UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, Department of Molecular and Cellular Immunology, 2006
Research Advisor: Takuma Hayashi, PhD, Associate Professor
Research on molecular mechanisms of uterine leiomyosarcomas: involvement of defect in LMP2 expression.
Performed and learned various laboratory techniques. Analyzed and interpreted experimental results.

Medical License
Japanese Medical License: (No. 483200)

Skills
Language: Native Japanese. Fluent in English
MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, JMP for data analysis and interpretation.

Awards
2020 ENDO World Endoscopy Organization JGES Best Abstract Award
2019 Japan Digestive Disease Week Young Investigator’s Award
2018 Japan Digestive Disease Week Young Investigator’s Award
2018 JSGE Best Review Award
Endoscopic treatment of Barrett’s esophagus: What can we learn from the Western perspective? Dig Endosc. 2017 Aug 17.
Young Investigator’s Travel Grant
Role of Video Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Biallelic Mismatch Repair Deficiency (BMMRD) syndrome: Report from the International BMMRD Consortium. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, October 2016, Montreal

Professional AffiliationsFFILIATIONS
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Board Certified Member of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology
Board Certified Member of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
Member: The Japanese Society for Hepatology
Member: American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Member: American Gastroenterological Association
Research & Publications
Publications
1. Shimamura Y, Iwaya Y, Kobayashi R, Rodriguez de Santiago E, Muwanwella N, Raftopoulos S, Mosko JD, May GR, Kandel G, Kortan P, Marcon N, Teshima CW. Clinical and pathological predictors of failure of endoscopic therapy for Barrett's related high-grade dysplasia and early esophageal adenocarcinoma. Surg Endosc. 2020 Sep 28.
2. Shimamura Y, Inoue H, de Santiago ER, Abad MRA, Fujiyoshi Y, Toshimori A, Tanabe M, Sumi K, Iwaya Y, Ikeda H, Onimaru M. Characterization of intragastric pressure waveform in Endoscopic Pressure Study Integrated System: a novel diagnostic device for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dig Endosc. 2020 Oct 9.
3. Shimamura Y, Goda K, Hirooka S, Inoue H. Observation of bilobed nucleus sign by endocytoscopy in eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Jun 26: S0016-5107 (20) 34527-2.
4. Shimamura Y, Inoue H. Anti-reflux mucosectomy (ARMS): Can we do better?”. Dig Endosc. 2020 Jan 24.
5. Shimamura Y, Walsh CM, Cohen S, Aronson M, Tabori U, Kortan PP, Durno CA and the International BMMRD Consortium. Role of video capsule endoscopy in patients with constitutional mismatch repair deficiency (CMMRD) syndrome: report from the International CMMRD Consortium. Endosc Int Open. 2018; 06: E1 - E7.
6. Shimamura Y, Inoue H, Ikeda H, Sumi K, Goda K. Multipoint traction technique in endoscopic submucosal dissection. VideoGIE. 2018; 3(7): 207-208.
7. Shimamura Y, Akram H, Winer S, Marcon N. Pseudomelanosis Duodeni and Duodenal Polyp. Intern Med. 2017 Dec 8. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine. 9733-17.
8. Shimamura Y, Ikeya T, Marcon N, Mosko JD. Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of early esophageal squamous
neoplasia. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Sep 16; 9: 438-447.
9. Shimamura Y, Iwaya Y, Goda K, Teshima CW. Endoscopic treatment of Barrett’s esophagus: What can we learn from
the Western perspective? Dig Endosc. 2017 Aug 17. doi:10.1111/den.12950.
10. Shimamura Y, Honda H, Fukuda K. Is There a Link between Clinical Manifestation of Gastric Anisakiasis and Helicobacter pylori infection? Clin Endosc. 2017 Sep; 50: 510.
11. Shimamura Y, Mosko J, Teshima C, May GR. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Pancreatic Duct Intervention. Clin
Endosc. 2017 Mar; 50: 112-116.
12. Shimamura Y, Hwang J, Cirocco M, May G, Mosko J, Teshima C. Efficacy of single-incision needle-knife biopsy for sampling of subepithelial lesions. Endosc Int Open. 2017. Jan; 5: E5-E10.
13. Shimamura Y, Muwanwella N, Chandran S, Kandel G, Marcon N. Common Symptoms from an Uncommon Infection: Gastrointestinal Anisakiasis. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016; 2016: 5176502.
14. Shimamura Y, Winer S, Marcon N. A Schwannoma of the Distal Esophagus. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 Nov; 14: A19-A20.
15. Shimamura Y, Winer S, Marcon N. A Giant Circumferential Inlet Patch With Acid Secretion Causing Stricture. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Apr; 15: A22-A23.
16. Shimamura Y, Kandel G, May G. Deflating the Lure of Double-Balloon Enteroscopy. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2016; 50: 688-9.
17. Shimamura Y, Ishii N, Ego M, Nakano K, Ikeya T, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Multiple Acute Infection by Anisakis: A Case Series. Intern Med. 2016; 55: 907-10.
18. Shimamura Y, Nakamura K, Okamoto T, Imamura N, Ishii N, Fujita Y. Familial Occurrence of Enteric Muco-Submucosal Elongated Polyp. ACG Case Rep J. 2016 July; 3: e87.
19. Shimamura Y, Ishii N, Omata F, Imamura N, Okamoto T, Ego M, Nakano K, Ikeya T, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Endoscopic band ligation for colonic diverticular bleeding: possibility of standardization. Endosc Int Open. 2016; 4: 233-7.
20. Shimamura Y, Fujikawa A, Kubota K, Ishii N, Fujita Y, Ohta K. Perforation of the neovagina in a male-to-female transsexual: a case report. J Med Case Rep. 2015; Jan 23; 9: 24.
21. Shimamura Y, Nishiyama T, Taketa T, Fujita Y. Acute left-sided appendicitis with intestinal malrotation. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2015; 30: 1446.
22. Shimamura Y, Omata F, Nakamura K, Ohigashi S, Suzuki K, Fujita Y. Adult Duodenal Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma. ACG Case Rep J. 2014; Oct 10; 2:11-2.
23. Shimamura Y, Nakamura K, Ego M, Omata F. Advanced endoscopic imaging in black esophagus. Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014; Oct; 28: 471-2.
24. Shimamura Y, Ishii N, Nakano K, Ikeya T, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Fukuda K, Suzuki K, Fujita Y. Repeat endoscopic submucosal dissection for recurrent gastric cancers after endoscopic submucosal dissection. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2013 Dec 16; 5: 600-4.
25. de Santiago ER, Shimamura Y, Pioche M, Eleftheriadis N, Albéniz E, Bechara R, Yan Chiu PW, Guarner-Argente C, de Tejada AH, Uchima H, Fujiyoshi Y, Ponchon T, González-Gete G, Hew S, Murzi-Pulgar M, Matallana V, Parejo-Carbonell S, Estremera-Arévalo F, Moll F, Onimaru M, Inoue H; Collaborators. Safety and effectiveness of peroral endoscopic myotomy in patients on antiplatelet or anticoagulant therapy: an international multicenter case-control study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2020 Jul 24: S0016-5107(20) 34581-8.
26. Fujiyoshi Y, Shimamura Y, Mosko JD, Inoue H. Endoscopic submucosal dissection using a new super-soft hood and the multipoint traction technique. VideoGIE. 2020 May 10; 5(7): 274-277.
27. Abad MRA, Shimamura Y, Fujiyoshi Y, Seewald S, Inoue H. Endocytoscopy: technology and clinical application in upper gastrointestinal tract. Transl Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020 Apr 5; 5: 28.
28. Fujiyoshi Y, Shimamura Y, Inoue H. Usefulness of a Newly Developed Distal Attachment: Super Soft Hood (Space Adjuster) in Therapeutic Endoscopy. Dig Endosc. 2019 Dec 27.
29. Inoue H, Shimamura Y, Rodriguez de Santiago E, Kobayashi Y, Ominami M, Fujiyoshi Y, Sumi K, Ikeda H, Onimaru M, Manolakis A. Diagnostic performance of the endoscopic pressure study integrated system (EPSIS) a novel diagnostic tool for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Endoscopy. 51 (8), 759-762 Aug 2019
30. Iwaya Y, Shimamura Y, Goda K, Rodríguez de Santiago E, Coneys JG, Mosko JD, Kandel G, Kortan P, May G,
Marcon N, Teshima C. Clinical Characteristics of Young Patients With Early Barrett's Neoplasia. World J Gastroenterol, 25 (24), 3069-3078 2019 Jun 28
31. Iwaya Y, Shimamura Y, Mosko JD, Kandel G, Kortan PP, May GR, Marcon NE, Teshima CW. Clinical characteristics may distinguish patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma arising from long- versus short-segment Barrett's esophagus. Dig Liver Dis. 2019 May.
32. Aranda-Hernandez J, Shimamura Y, Grin A, Iwaya Y, Cirocco M, Kandel G, May G, Kortan P, Raftopoulos S, Marcon N. Hot avulsion may be effective as salvage treatment for focal Barrett’s esophagus remaining after endoscopic therapy for dysplasia or early cancer: a preliminary study. Endoscopy. 2018 Jan; 50: 8-13.
33. Jeyalingam T, ShimamuraY, Teshima C. Endoscopic Resolution of Black Esophagus With Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Sep. pii: S1542-3565(17)31054-6.doi:10.1016/j.cgh.2017.08.046.
34. Chandran S, Shimamura Y, Teshima C. Novel endoscopic scissors for the treatment of Zenker's diverticulum.
Gastrointest Endosc. 2017 Mar 24. pii: S0016-5107(17) 31710-8.
35. Muwanwella N, Shimamura Y, Akram H, Kortan P, Marcon N. Endoscopic diagnosis of gastric anisakiasis and extraction of larvae. Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Sep; 84: 528.
36. Muwanwella N, Shimamura Y, Marcon N. A Rare Cause of Acute Abdomen. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016; Jul;14: A35-6.
37. Ego M, Shimamura Y, Ishii N. Endoscopic band ligation with double-balloon endoscopy for treatment of jejunal Dieulafoy’s lesion. Dig Endosc. 2015 Jul; 27: 627.
38. Hayashi T, Shimamura Y, Saegusa T, Konishi I. Molecular mechanisms of uterine leiomyosarcomas: involvement of defect in LMP2 expression. Gene Regul Syst Bio. 2008 Jul 22; 2: 297-305.
39. Hashimoto R, Inoue H, Shimamura Y, Sakuraba A, Tomizawa Y. Per oral endoscopic myotomy as salvage therapy in patients with achalasia refractory to endoscopic or surgical therapy is technically feasible and safe: Systematic review and meta-analysis. Dig Endosc. 2020 Feb 3.
40. Bechara R, Inoue H, Shimamura Y, Reed D. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease After Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy: Lest We Forget What We Already Know. Dis Esophagus. 2020 Jan 13.
41. Toshimori A, Inoue H, Shimamura Y, Abad MRA, Onimaru M. Peroral endoscopic fundoplication: a brand-new intervention for GERD. VideoGIE. 2020 Apr 29; 5(6): 244-246.
42. Grimes KL, Bechara R, Shimamura Y, Ikeda H, Inoue H. Gastric Myotomy Length Affects Severity but Not Rate of Post-Procedure Reflux: 3-year Follow-Up of a Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Double-Scope Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for Esophageal Achalasia. Surg Endosc. 2019 Aug 28
43. Inoue H, Ueno A, Shimamura Y, Manolakis A, Sharma A, Kono S, Nishimoto M, Sumi K, Ikeda H, Goda K, Onimaru M, Yamaguchi N, Itoh H. Peroral endoscopic myotomy and fundoplication: a novel NOTES procedure. Endoscopy. 2019 Feb; 51(2): 161-164.
44. Kosugi K, Suzuki S, Shimamura Y. Fistula formation between perianeurysmal hematoma and sigmoid colon: a rare cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Dig Endosc. 2015 Jul; 27: 631-2.
45. Ikeya T, Ishii N, Shimamura Y, Nakano K, Ego M, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Endoscopic band
ligation for bleeding lesions in the small bowel. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2014; 6: 488-92.
46. Fujiyoshi Y, Inoue H, Abad MRA, Rodriguez de Santiago E, Nishikawa Y, Sakaguchi T, Toshimori A, Shimamura Y, Tanabe M, Sumi K, Kimura R, Izawa S, Ikeda H, Onimaru M. Importance of second-look endoscopy after per-oral endoscopic myotomy for safe postoperative management. Dig Endosc. 2020 Jun 16.
47. Sumi K, Inoue H, Kobayashi Y, Iwaya Y, Abad MRA, Fujiyoshi Y, Shimamura Y, Ikeda H, Onimaru M.
Endoscopic treatment of proton pump inhibitor-refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease with anti-reflux mucosectomy: Experience of 109 cases. Dig Endosc. 2020 May 16.
48. Inoue H, Tanabe M, de Santiago ER, Abad MRA, Shimamura Y, Fujiyoshi Y, Ueno A, Sumi K, Tomida H, Iwaya Y, Ikeda H, Onimaru M. Anti-reflux mucosal ablation (ARMA) as a new treatment for gastroesophageal reflux refractory to proton pump inhibitors: a pilot study. Endosc Int Open. 2020 Feb; 8(2): E133-E138.
49. Choné A, Familiari P, von Rahden B, Desai P, Inoue H, Shimamura Y, Eleftheriadis N, Yamashita K, Khashab MA, Shiwaku H, Seewald S, Draganov PV, Mendoza Alvarez LB , Chaussade S, Tantau M, Abraham M, Marks J , Arevalo G, Albéniz E , Mion F, Roman S, Rivory J, Dubois R, Lachaux A, Benech N, Subtil F, Ponchon T, Barret M, Pioche M. Multicenter Evaluation of Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Per-oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 69 (5), 523-527 Nov 2019
50. Onimaru M, Inoue H, Ikeda H, Angeli Abad MA, Quarta Colosso BM, Shimamura Y, Sumi K, Deguchi Y, Ito H, Yokoyama N. Combination of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Approaches for Neoplasia With Non-Exposure Technique
(CLEAN-NET) for Gastric Submucosal Tumors: Updated Advantages and Limitations. Ann Transl Med. 7 (20), 582 Oct 2019
51. Inoue H, Shiwaku H, Kobayashi Y, Chiu PWY, Hawes RH, Neuhaus H, Costamagna G, Stavropoulos SN, Fukami N,
Seewald S, Onimaru M, Minami H, Tanaka S, Shimamura Y, Santi EG, Grimes K, Tajiri H. Statement for
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease After Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy From an International Multicenter Experience. Esophagus. 2019 Sep 26
52. Onimaru M, Inoue H, Bechara R, Tanabe M, Angeli Abad RM, Ueno A, Shimamura Y, Sumi K, Ikeda H, Ito H. Clinical Outcomes of Per-Oral Endoscopic Tumor Resection for Submucosal Tumors in the Esophagus and Gastric Cardia. Dig Endosc 2019 Jun 24
53. Ikeya T, Ishii N, Nakano K, Omata F, Shimamura Y, Ego M, Takagi K, Nakamura K, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Risk factors for early rebleeding after endoscopic band ligation for colonic diverticular hemorrhage. Endosc Int Open. 2015 Oct; 3: E523-8.
54. Nakano K, Ishii N, Ikeya T, Ego M, Shimamura Y, Takagi K, Nakamura K, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Comparison of long-term outcomes between endoscopic band ligation and endoscopic clipping for colonic diverticular hemorrhage. Endosc Int Open. 2015 Oct; 3: E529-33.
55. Bechara R, Woo M, Hookey L, Chung W, Grimes K, Ikeda H, Onimaru M, Sumi K, Nakamura J, Hata Y, Maruyama S, Gomi K, Shimamura Y, Inoue H. Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for complex achalasia and the POEM difficulty score. Dig Endosc. 2019 Mar; 31 (2): 148-155
56. Rodríguez de Santiago E, Mohammed N, Manolakis A, Shimamura Y, Onimaru M, Inoue H. Anterior versus posterior myotomy during poem for the treatment of achalasia: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. J Gastrointestin Liver Dis. 2019 Mar; 28(1): 107-115.
57. Manolakis AC, Inoue H, Ueno A, Shimamura Y. 2007-2019: a "Third"-Space Odyssey in the Endoscopic Management of Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2019 Apr 29.
58. Angeli Abad MR, Inoue H, Ikeda H, Manolakis A, Rodriguez de Santiago E, Sharma A, Fujiyoshi Y, Fukuda H, Sumi K, Onimaru M, Shimamura Y. Utilizing Fourth-Generation Endocytoscopy and the 'Enlarged Nuclear Sign' for in Vivo Diagnosis of Early Gastric Cancer. Endosc Int Open, 7 (8), E1002-E1007 Aug 2019
59. Inoue H, Fujiyoshi Y, Angeli Abad MR, Rodriguez de Santiago E, Sumi K, Iwaya Y, Ikeda H, Onimaru M, Shimamura Y. A Novel Endoscopic Assessment of the Gastroesophageal Junction for the Prediction of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Pilot Study. Endosc Int Open. 7 (11), E1468-E1473 Nov 2019
60. Iwaya Y, Inoue H, Rodríguez de Santiago E, Abad MRA, Fujiyoshi Y, Ueno A, Tanabe M, Sumi K, Tomida H, Ominami M, Ikeda H, Onimaru M, Shimamura Y. Endoscopic pressure study integrated system reflects gastroesophageal junction competence in patients with erosive esophagitis and Barrett´s esophagus. Dig Endosc. 2020 Feb 3.

Abstracts
1. Shimamura Y, Manolakis A, Santiago ER, Kobayashi Y, Ominami M, Fukuda H, Tomida H, Sumi K, Iwaya Y, Ikeda
H, Onimaru M, Inoue H. A Newly developed Diagnostic Tool for GERD and NERD: Endoscopic Pressure Study
Integrated System (EPSIS). Digestive Disease Week 2019 (San Diego, USA), Poster presentation, 2019.5.18-21
2. Shimamura Y, Santiago ER, Abad MRA, Fujiyoshi Y, Ueno A, Tanabe M, Sumi K, Ikeda H, Onimaru M, Inoue H. 
Diagnostic Performance of Fourth-Generation Endoscopy for In-Vivo Diagnosis of Superficial Esophageal Cancer. 
UEG Week 2019 (Barcelona, Spain), Poster presentation, 2019.10.19-23
3. Shimamura Y, Ominami M, Inoue H. Diagnostic performance of endoscopic pressure study integrated system
(EPSIS): A novel diagnostic tool for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Digestive Disease Week, June 2018,
Washington DC
4. Shimamura Y, Walsh CM, Cohen S, Aronson M, Tabori U, Kortan P, Durno CA, and the International BMMRD Consortium. Role of Video Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Biallelic Mismatch Repair Deficiency (BMMRD) syndrome: Report from the International BMMRD Consortium. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, October 2016, Montreal
(Award: Young Investigator’s Travel Grant)
5. Shimamura Y, Ishii N, Fujita Y. Feasibility of endoscopic band ligation for colonic diverticular bleeding. Digestive Disease Week, May 2015, Washington DC
6. Shimamura Y, Omata F, Nakano K, Ikeya T, Takagi K, Nakamura K, Ishii N, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Predictor of
the need for endoscopic hemostatic therapy in acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding. Digestive Disease Week, May 2014,
Chicago
7. Shimamura Y, Omata F, Nakano K, Ikeya T, Takagi K, Nakamura K, Ishii N, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. The association between anisakis anchoring site and acute symptoms in gastric anisakiasis. Digestive Disease Week, May 2014, Chicago
8. Shimamura Y, Ishii N, Nakano K, Ikeya T, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Iizuka Y, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Repeat endoscopic submucosal dissection (Re-ESD) is a safe and effective treatment for locally recurrent gastric cancers. Digestive Disease Week, May 2013, Orlando
9. Muwanwella N, Shimamura Y, Teshima C, Marcon N. Treatment of Intramucosal Carcinoma in Barrett's Esophagus: A 12-Year Single Center Experience. Digestive Disease Week, May 2016, San Diego
10. Alomani T, Shimamura Y, Akram H, Marcon N. Double-Balloon Enteroscopy Following Capsule Endoscopy in the Management of Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Outcome of a Combined Approach. Digestive Disease Week, May 2016, San Diego
11. Nakano K, Ishii N, Shimamura Y, Ikeya T, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Iizuka Y, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Long term outcomes of endoscopic band ligation for colonic diverticular hemorrhage. Digestive Disease Week, May 2013, Orlando
12. Nakano K, Ishii N, Ego M, Shimamura Y, Ikeya T, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Endoscopic band ligation for colonic diverticular hemorrhage. United European Gastroenterology Week, October 2014, Vienna
13. Ikeya T, Ishii N, Nakano N, Shimamura Y, Nakamura K, Takagi K, Iizuka Y, Fukuda K, Fujita Y. Strategy of
endoscopic treatment for colonic diverticular hemorrhage: Is endoscopic band ligation adequate as an initial therapy? Digestive Disease Week, May 2013, Orlando

Invited Lectures
Current status of endoscopic management in GERD. Korean Digestive Disease Week 2019 (Seoul, Republic of Korea), Invited speaker, Symposium, November 2019
Present and future of POEM - What can be learned from our experience –
Clinical session, Hospital Ramón y Cajal (Madrid) May 2019
Traitement endoscopique des pathologies motrices du tube digestif haut
Endoscopic treatment of motility disorders in digestive tract.
Congres Annuel AGEQ (Quebec Association of Gastroenterology 2018, Quebec, Canada)
December 2019
Introduction to Endocytoscopy.
Olympus Technical Exchange Meeting (Beijing, China) November 2018

Books
1. Shimamura Y. (2012) Career guidance to medical students and residents. Okada S, Horinouchi H, Fujii T. (eds.) Tokyo, Japan: Igaku Shoin.
2. Shimamura Y, Fujita Y. (2014) Differential diagnosis and treatment of nausea and vomiting. Resident Vol.7 No.1. Tokyo, Japan: Igaku Shoin.
3. Shimamura Y. (2014) Paracentesis: Guidance for general practioner. Tokuda Y. (ed.) Tokyo, Japan: Kai Shorin
4. Shimamura Y. (2014) PICC: Guidance for general practioner. Tokuda Y. (ed.) Tokyo, Japan: Kai Shorin
5. Shimamura Y, et al. (2014) Chapter of Neurological disease: Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 21st edition, Edited by Fukui T. Ishiyaku Pub. Inc., Tokyo (translation in Japanese)
6. Shimamura Y, et al. (2014) Chapter of Gastroenterology: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review. 18th Edition, Edited by Fukui T. Medical Science International, Tokyo, Japan
(Translation in Japanese)
Date: October 2020_