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Researcher Information

last modified:2024/01/08

Professor MATSUMOTO Isao


Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science
School of Medicine, College of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences


Department of general and cardiothoracic surgery TEL:076-265-2355 FAX:076-222-6833

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kanazawa University Doctor medical research course 199603 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kanazawa University 199103


Kanazawa University general and cardiothoracic surgery(2003/04/01-)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

The Japanese association for Chest Surgery
Japan Surgical Society
The Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery
The Japan Lung Cancer Society
Japan Society for Respiratory Endoscopy
Japan Society for Endoscopic Surgery
The Japan Society for Pneumothorax and Cystic Lung Disease

Japan Society of Clinical Oncology
Japan Surgical Association
Japanese Society of Medical Oncology
The Japanese Society of Gastroenterological Surgery
Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
The Japanese Breast Cancer Society
Japanese Society for Palliative Medicine



Respiratory surgery、surgery

Speciality Keywords

transplantation and reconstruction of the lung and the tracheobronchus, less invasive surgery, oncology, trauma

Research Themes

Basic research on low (ice)-temperature preservation of transplanting lungs with freeze-preservation polysaccharides

Perioperative identification method for lung cancer mediastinal lymph node metastasis by tumor-specific antigens attached to a fluorescent cyclo-sphere

Repair of intra-thoracic autonomic nerves using chitosan tubes



  •  Experimental study of extracorporeal lung resection in dogs : ex situ sleeve resection and autotransplantation of the pulmonary lobe after extended pneumonectomy for central lung cancer. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY 127   1343-9 2004/05
  •  Free pericardial fat pads can act as sealant for preventing alveolar air leaks. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY 80(6):2321-4 2005/12
  •  Treatment for intercostal arterial aneurysm in neurofibromatosis type 1. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 15(1) e16-9 2007/01
  •  Awake endoscopic thymectomy via an infrasternal approach using sternal lifting. THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON 56(5) 311-3 2008/08
  •  Management of tracheobronchial ulceration induced by high-dose brachytherapy. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY 87(4) 1301-3 2009/04

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  •  Mean Computed Tomography Value to Predict the Tumor Invasiveness in Clinical Stage IA Lung Cancer. Tamura M, Matsumoto I, Saito D, Yoshida S, Kakegawa S, Takemura H. Ann Thorac Surg.  104 1 261-266 2017/04/19
  •  Supercharged free omental flap plombage for empyema in a patient with an artificial pericardium. Matsumoto I, Iino K, Takemura H. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy008. [Ep doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy008. [Ep doi: 10.1093/icvts/ivy008. [Ep 2018/02/02
  •  Antitumor effect and antiangiogenic potential of the mTOR inhibitor temsirolimus against malignant pleural mesothelioma. Moriya M, Yamada T, Tamura M, Ishikawa D, Hoda MA, Matsumoto I, Klepetko W, Oda M, Yano S, Watanabe G. Oncol Rep. 31 3 1109-15 2014/03/31
  •  Usefulness of fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography in management strategy for thymic epithelial tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 95 1 305-10 2013
  •  Repair of intra-thoracic autonomic nerves using chitosan tubes. Matsumoto I, Kaneko M, Oda M, Watanabe G. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 10 4 498-501 2010/01
  •  Vitamin B2 as a tracer for intraoperative pulmonary sentinel node navigation surgery. Matsumoto I, Ohta Y, Waseda R, Tamura M, Oda M, Watanabe G. ANTICANCER RESEARCH 30 10 4109-14 2010/10

Conference Presentations


  •  A surgical case of lung cancer in a patient with the left superior and inferior pulmonary veins forming a common trunk. 11(5) 316-9 2005/10

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)


Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Cardiovascular System(2017)
○Cardiovascular System(2017)
○Cardiovascular System(2016)
○Cardiovascular System(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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