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Keiko Hirose, MD

Associate 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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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

Cofilin-induced cooperative conformational changes of actin subunits revealed using cofilin-actin fusion protein.
Umeki N, Hirose K, Uyeda TQ
Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 4; 620406. doi: 10.1038/srep20406.

PMID:
    26842224
    [PubMed - in process]
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Plutonium, <sup>137</sup>Cs and uranium isotopes in Mongolian surface soils.
Hirose K, Kikawada Y, Igarashi Y, Fujiwara H, Jugder D, Matsumoto Y, Oi T, Nomura M
J Environ Radioact. 2016 Jan 29; pii: S0265-931X(16)30007-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.01.007.

PMID:
    26830016
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Prognostic impact of average iodine density assessed by dual-energy spectral imaging for predicting lung tumor recurrence after stereotactic body radiotherapy.
Aoki M, Hirose K, Sato M, Akimoto H, Kawaguchi H, Hatayama Y, Fujioka I, Tanaka M, Ono S, Takai Y
J Radiat Res. 2016 Jan 28; pii: rrv100.

PMID:
    26826198
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Predictors of Post-Operative Pain Relief in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis Undergoing the Frey or Whipple Procedure.
Sinha A, Patel YA, Cruise M, Matsukuma K, Zaheer A, Afghani E, Yadav D, Makary MA, Hirose K, Andersen DK, Singh VK
J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Jan 26;

PMID:
    26813017
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clinical outcome of stereotactic body radiotherapy for primary and oligometastatic lung tumors: a single institutional study with almost uniform dose with different five treatment schedules.
Aoki M, Hatayama Y, Kawaguchi H, Hirose K, Sato M, Akimoto H, Fujioka I, Ono S, Tsushima E, Takai Y
Radiat Oncol. 2016 Jan 20; 11(1)5. doi: 10.1186/s13014-016-0581-2.

PMID:
    26791943
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Outcomes and Prognostic Factors of High-Dose Proton Beam Therapy for Peripheral Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Hatayama Y, Nakamura T, Suzuki M, Azami Y, Ono T, Yabuuchi T, Hayashi Y, Kimura K, Hirose K, Wada H, Hareyama M, Kikuchi Y, Takai Y
Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov 30; pii: S1525-7304(15)00277-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cllc.2015.11.013.

PMID:
    26725851
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Spatial and temporal distributions of (134)Cs and (137)Cs derived from the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in the North Pacific Ocean by using optimal interpolation analysis.
Inomata Y, Aoyama M, Tsubono T, Tsumune D, Hirose K
Environ Sci Process Impacts. 2016 Jan; 18(1)126-36. doi: 10.1039/c5em00324e.

PMID:
    26662211
    [PubMed - in process]
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Retrograde Jejunojejunal Intussusception After Gastrectomy: Report of Four Cases.
Yoshiya S, Nakanoko T, Koga T, Inokuchi S, Hirose K, Hirayama Y, Taketani K, Yoshida R, Minagawa R, Kai M, Kajiyama K, Maehara Y
Anticancer Res. 2015 Dec; 35(12)6829-32.

PMID:
    26637903
    [PubMed - in process]
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Carbon-depleted outer core revealed by sound velocity measurements of liquid iron-carbon alloy.
Nakajima Y, Imada S, Hirose K, Komabayashi T, Ozawa H, Tateno S, Tsutsui S, Kuwayama Y, Baron AQ
Nat Commun. 2015 Nov 24; 68942. doi: 10.1038/ncomms9942.

PMID:
    26596912
    [PubMed - in process]
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Distinct Biochemical Properties of Arabidopsis thaliana Actin Isoforms.
Kijima ST, Hirose K, Kong SG, Wada M, Uyeda TQ
Plant Cell Physiol. 2016 Jan; 57(1)46-56. doi: 10.1093/pcp/pcv176.

PMID:
    26578694
    [PubMed - in process]
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Surgical Resection Preferences and Perceptions among Medical Oncologists Treating Liver Metastases from Colorectal Cancer.
Choti MA, Thomas M, Wong SL, Eaddy M, Pawlik TM, Hirose K, Weiss MJ, Kish J, Green MR
Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Feb; 23(2)375-81. doi: 10.1245/s10434-015-4925-1.

PMID:
    26561404
    [PubMed - in process]
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Long-term outcomes and sex differences after restorative proctocolectomy in pediatric patients with ulcerative colitis.
Hirata A, Uchino M, Bando T, Hirose K, Chohno T, Sasaki H, Horio Y, Nakamura S, Hida N, Hori K, Tomita N, Takahashi Y, Takesue Y, Ikeuchi H
J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Oct 19; pii: S0022-3468(15)00653-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.10.042.

PMID:
    26561247
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Fractalkine Signaling Regulates Macrophage Recruitment into the Cochlea and Promotes the Survival of Spiral Ganglion Neurons after Selective Hair Cell Lesion.
Kaur T, Zamani D, Tong L, Rubel EW, Ohlemiller KK, Hirose K, Warchol ME
J Neurosci. 2015 Nov 11; 35(45)15050-61. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2325-15.2015.

PMID:
    26558776
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Nature of the Volume Isotope Effect in Ice.
Umemoto K, Sugimura E, de Gironcoli S, Nakajima Y, Hirose K, Ohishi Y, Wentzcovitch RM
Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Oct 23; 115(17)173005. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.173005.

PMID:
    26551113
    [PubMed - in process]
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Rapid acquisition of high-affinity DNA aptamer motifs recognizing microbial cell surfaces using polymer-enhanced capillary transient isotachophoresis.
Saito S, Hirose K, Tsuchida M, Wakui K, Yoshimoto K, Nishiyama Y, Shibukawa M
Chem Commun (Camb). 2016 Jan 11; 52(3)461-4. doi: 10.1039/c5cc07268a.

PMID:
    26525483
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Nanoscale characterization of the thermal interface resistance of a heat-sink composite material by in situ TEM.
Kawamoto N, Kakefuda Y, Mori T, Hirose K, Mitome M, Bando Y, Golberg D
Nanotechnology. 2015 Nov 20; 26(46)465705. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/46/465705.

PMID:
    26508524
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Sources of plutonium in the atmosphere and stratosphere-troposphere mixing.
Hirose K, Povinec PP
Sci Rep. 2015 Oct 28; 515707. doi: 10.1038/srep15707.

PMID:
    26508010
    [PubMed]
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Stereotactic body radiotherapy for lung metastases as oligo-recurrence: a single institutional study.
Aoki M, Hatayama Y, Kawaguchi H, Hirose K, Sato M, Akimoto H, Miura H, Ono S, Takai Y
J Radiat Res. 2016 Jan; 57(1)55-61. doi: 10.1093/jrr/rrv063.

PMID:
    26494115
    [PubMed - in process]
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First-principles calculation method for electron transport based on the grid Lippmann-Schwinger equation.
Egami Y, Iwase S, Tsukamoto S, Ono T, Hirose K
Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys. 2015 Sep; 92(3)033301. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.92.033301.

PMID:
    26465580
    [PubMed]
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Characteristics of Patients and Their Ascites Who Underwent Repeated Cell-Free and Concentrated Ascites Reinfusion Therapy.
Maeda S, Yabuuchi J, Nobuta H, Makiishi T, Hirose K
Ther Apher Dial. 2015 Aug; 19(4)342-8. doi: 10.1111/1744-9987.12343.

PMID:
    26386222
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

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