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Keiko Hirose, MD

Professor, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Division Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Otolaryngology
Hearing Loss
Cochlear Implants - Pediatric
Ear, Nose and Throat
Cleft Lip and Palate
Craniofacial Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Otolaryngology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric hearing loss, cochlear implantation, chronic ear surgery, cholesteatoma, conductive hearing loss, aural atresia, BAHA, ear infections, speech disorders, velopharyngeal insufficiency, cleft palate, craniofacial disorders

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Floor: Third Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6162
Fax: 314-454-2174

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children's Hospital of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 2000
Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 1999
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 1993
B.A.: Columbia College, Columbia University, New York 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Perovskite in Earth's deep interior.
Hirose K, Sinmyo R, Hernlund J
Science. 2017 Nov 10; 358(6364)734-738. doi: 10.1126/science.aam8561.

PMID:
    29123059
    [PubMed - in process]
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Serum microRNA expression profiling in patients with multiple system atrophy.
Kume K, Iwama H, Deguchi K, Ikeda K, Takata T, Kokudo Y, Kamada M, Fujikawa K, Hirose K, Masugata H, Touge T, Masaki T
Mol Med Rep. 2017 Nov 7; doi: 10.3892/mmr.2017.7995.

PMID:
    29115515
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Benign Rolandic epilepsy presenting like paradoxical vocal fold motion.
Gross JH, Bertrand M, Hirose K
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017 Nov; 102154-156. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2017.09.021.

PMID:
    29106865
    [PubMed - in process]
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"Energy-less technique" with mini-clips for recurrent laryngeal nerve lymph node dissection in prone thoracoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.
Saeki H, Nakashima Y, Hirose K, Sasaki S, Jogo T, Taniguchi D, Edahiro K, Korehisa S, Kudou K, Nakanishi R, Kubo N, Ando K, Kabashima A, Oki E, Maehara Y
Am J Surg. 2017 Oct 23; pii: S0002-9610(17)31290-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2017.10.033.

PMID:
    29089097
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Chemoradiotherapy for Solitary Skeletal Muscle Metastasis from Oesophageal Cancer: Case Report and Brief Literature Review.
Fujimoto Y, Nakashima Y, Sasaki S, Jogo T, Hirose K, Edahiro K, Korehisa S, Taniguchi D, Kudou K, Nakaji YU, Nakanishi R, Ando K, Saeki H, Oki E, Fujiwara M, Oda Y, Maehara Y
Anticancer Res. 2017 Oct; 37(10)5687-5691.

PMID:
    28982887
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hexagonal Molecular Tiling by Hexagonal Macrocycles at the Liquid/Solid Interface: Structural Effects on Packing Geometry.
Iritani K, Ikeda M, Yang A, Tahara K, Hirose K, Moore JS, Tobe Y
Langmuir. 2017 Oct 31; 33(43)12453-12462. doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03007.

PMID:
    28968503
    [PubMed - in process]
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High Dose Hypofractionated Proton Beam Therapy is a Safe and Feasible Treatment for Central Lung Cancer.
Ono T, Yabuuchi T, Nakamura T, Kimura K, Azami Y, Hirose K, Suzuki M, Wada H, Kikuchi Y, Nemoto K
Radiol Oncol. 2017 Sep; 51(3)324-330. doi: 10.1515/raon-2017-0023.

PMID:
    28959169
    [PubMed]
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A single-round selection of selective DNA aptamers for mammalian cells by polymer-enhanced capillary transient isotachophoresis.
Hirose K, Tsuchida M, Asakura H, Wakui K, Yoshimoto K, Iida K, Sato M, Shibukawa M, Suganuma M, Saito S
Analyst. 2017 Oct 23; 142(21)4030-4038. doi: 10.1039/c7an00909g.

PMID:
    28875191
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical results of accelerated hypofractionated radiotherapy for central-type small lung tumours.
Hatayama Y, Aoki M, Kawaguchi H, Hirose K, Sato M, Akimoto H, Tanaka M, Fujioka I, Ichise K, Ono S, Takai Y
Curr Oncol. 2017 Aug; 24(4)e285-e289. doi: 10.3747/co.24.3500.

PMID:
    28874899
    [PubMed]
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Effects of correcting missing daily feed intake values on the genetic parameters and estimated breeding values for feeding traits in pigs.
Ito T, Fukawa K, Kamikawa M, Nikaidou S, Taniguchi M, Arakawa A, Tanaka G, Mikawa S, Furukawa T, Hirose K
Anim Sci J. 2017 Aug 30; doi: 10.1111/asj.12891.

PMID:
    28856828
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Millennial-scale northern Hemisphere Atlantic-Pacific climate teleconnections in the earliest Middle Pleistocene.
Hyodo M, Bradák B, Okada M, Katoh S, Kitaba I, Dettman DL, Hayashi H, Kumazawa K, Hirose K, Kazaoka O, Shikoku K, Kitamura A
Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 30; 7(1)10036. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-10552-2.

PMID:
    28855678
    [PubMed - in process]
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IL-22 induces Reg3γ and inhibits allergic inflammation in house dust mite-induced asthma models.
Ito T, Hirose K, Saku A, Kono K, Takatori H, Tamachi T, Goto Y, Renauld JC, Kiyono H, Nakajima H
J Exp Med. 2017 Oct 2; 214(10)3037-3050. doi: 10.1084/jem.20162108.

PMID:
    28811323
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Acceleration of the sliding movement of actin filaments with the use of a non-motile mutant myosin in in vitro motility assays driven by skeletal muscle heavy meromyosin.
Iwase K, Tanaka M, Hirose K, Uyeda TQP, Honda H
PLoS One. 2017; 12(7)e0181171. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181171.

PMID:
    28742155
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prevalence and predictors of pain and opioid analgesic use following total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation for pancreatitis.
Moran RA, Klapheke R, John GK, Devlin S, Warren D, Desai N, Sun Z, Walsh C, Kalyani RR, Hall E, Stein EM, Kalloo AN, Zaheer A, Hirose K, Makary MA, Singh VK
Pancreatology. 2017 Sep - Oct; 17(5)732-737. doi: 10.1016/j.pan.2017.07.005.

PMID:
    28733148
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sarcopenia is an independent predictor of complications after colorectal cancer surgery.
Nakanishi R, Oki E, Sasaki S, Hirose K, Jogo T, Edahiro K, Korehisa S, Taniguchi D, Kudo K, Kurashige J, Sugiyama M, Nakashima Y, Ohgaki K, Saeki H, Maehara Y
Surg Today. 2017 Jul 11; doi: 10.1007/s00595-017-1564-0.

PMID:
    28699003
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Prognosis of Severe Acute Pancreatitis Varies According to the Segment Presenting With Low Enhanced Pancreatic Parenchyma on Early Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography: A Multicenter Cohort Study.
Kitamura K, Horibe M, Sanui M, Sasaki M, Yamamiya A, Ishii Y, Yoshida H, Sawano H, Goto T, Ikeura T, Hamada T, Oda T, Yasuda H, Ogura Y, Miyazaki D, Hirose K, Chiba N, Ozaki T, Yamashita T, Koinuma T, Oshima T, Yamamoto T, Hirota M, Azumi Y, Nagata K, Saito N, Sato M, Miyamoto K, Iwasaki E, Kanai T, Mayumi T
Pancreas. 2017 Aug; 46(7)867-873. doi: 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000851.

PMID:
    28697125
    [PubMed - in process]
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Allergic airway inflammation: key players beyond the Th2 cell pathway.
Hirose K, Iwata A, Tamachi T, Nakajima H
Immunol Rev. 2017 Jul; 278(1)145-161. doi: 10.1111/imr.12540.

PMID:
    28658544
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dectin-1 plays a critical role in HDM-induced PGE<sub>2</sub> production in macrophages.
Ito T, Hirose K, Norimoto A, Saku A, Nakajima H
Allergol Int. 2017 Sep; 66SS44-S46. doi: 10.1016/j.alit.2017.05.001.

PMID:
    28532701
    [PubMed - in process]
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Two cell populations participate in clearance of damaged hair cells from the sensory epithelia of the inner ear.
Hirose K, Rutherford MA, Warchol ME
Hear Res. 2017 Sep; 35270-81. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2017.04.006.

PMID:
    28526177
    [PubMed - in process]
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Control of Pseudomonas mastitis on a large dairy farm by using slightly acidic electrolyzed water.
Kawai K, Shinozuka Y, Uchida I, Hirose K, Mitamura T, Watanabe A, Kuruhara K, Yuasa R, Sato R, Onda K, Nagahata H
Anim Sci J. 2017 Oct; 88(10)1601-1605. doi: 10.1111/asj.12815.

PMID:
    28516730
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Cochlear inflammation and mononuclear phagocytes in repair of the damaged cochlea.