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30 Citations (Scopus)

Hedgehog inhibitor decreases chemosensitivity to 5-fluorouracil and gemcitabine under hypoxic conditions in pancreatic cancer

Onishi, H., Morifuji, Y., Kai, M., Suyama, K., Iwasaki, H. & Katano, M., Jul 1 2012, In : Cancer Science. 103, 7, p. 1272-1279 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gemcitabine
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Fluorouracil
S Phase
Adenocarcinoma
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hemodynamic differences between the awake and anesthetized conditions in normal calves

Takaseya, T., Fujiki, M., Shiose, A., Kim, H. I., Kobayashi, M., Massiello, A. L., Dessoffy, R., Al-Ruzzeh, S. & Fukamachi, K., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Artificial Organs. 15, 3, p. 225-230 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemodynamics
Cardiac Output
Vascular Resistance
Echocardiography
Atrial Pressure
9 Citations (Scopus)

High-fat diet-induced obesity and insulin resistance were ameliorated via enhanced fecal bile acid excretion in tumor necrosis factor-alpha receptor knockout mice

Yamato, M., Shiba, T., Ide, T., Seri, N., Kudo, W., Ando, M., Yamada, K. I., Kinugawa, S. & Tsutsui, H., Jan 1 2012, In : Molecular and cellular biochemistry. 359, 1-2, p. 161-167 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors
High Fat Diet
Nutrition
Bile Acids and Salts
Knockout Mice
14 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration on management of isolated fundal gastric variceal bleeding

Akahoshi, T., Tomikawa, M., Kamori, M., Tsutsumi, N., Nagao, Y., Hashizume, M. & Maehara, Y., Apr 1 2012, In : Hepatology Research. 42, 4, p. 385-393 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cyanoacrylates
Stomach
Hemorrhage
Injections
Balloon Occlusion
5 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement in the colloidal stability of protein kinase-responsive polyplexes by PEG modification

Tsuchiya, A., Naritomi, Y., Kushio, S., Kang, J. H., Murata, M., Hashizume, M., Mori, T., Niidome, T. & Katayama, Y., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A. 100 A, 5, p. 1136-1141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Protein Kinases
Polyethylene glycols
Proteins
Cyclic AMP-Dependent Protein Kinases
Polymers
16 Citations (Scopus)

Inclusive estimation of complex antigen presentation functions of monocyte-derived dendritic cells differentiated under normoxia and hypoxia conditions

Ogino, T., Onishi, H., Suzuki, H., Morisaki, T., Tanaka, M. & Katano, M., Mar 1 2012, In : Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy. 61, 3, p. 409-424 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antigen Presentation
Dendritic Cells
Monocytes
Hypoxia
T-Lymphocytes
33 Citations (Scopus)

Induction of cardiac fibrosis by β-blocker in G protein-independent and G protein-coupled receptor kinase 5/β-arrestin2-dependent signaling pathways

Nakaya, M., Chikura, S., Watari, K., Mizuno, N., Mochinaga, K., Mangmool, S., Koyanagi, S., Ohdo, S., Sato, Y., Ide, T., Nishida, M. & Kurose, H., Oct 12 2012, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 42, p. 35669-35677 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinase 5
Metoprolol
GTP-Binding Proteins
Fibrosis
Arrestin
102 Citations (Scopus)

Interleukin-17A deficiency accelerates unstable atherosclerotic plaque formation in apolipoprotein e-deficient mice

Danzaki, K., Matsui, Y., Ikesue, M., Ohta, D., Ito, K., Kanayama, M., Kurotaki, D., Morimoto, J., Iwakura, Y., Yagita, H., Tsutsui, H. & Uede, T., Feb 1 2012, In : Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 32, 2, p. 273-280 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interleukin-17
Apolipoproteins
Atherosclerotic Plaques
High Fat Diet
Apolipoproteins E
28 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic splenectomy with interferon therapy in 100 hepatitis-C-virus-cirrhotic patients with hypersplenism and thrombocytopenia

Akahoshi, T., Tomikawa, M., Kawanaka, H., Furusyo, N., Kinjo, N., Tsutsumi, N., Nagao, Y., Hayashi, J., Hashizume, M. & Maehara, Y., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia). 27, 2, p. 286-290 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypersplenism
Splenectomy
Hepacivirus
Thrombocytopenia
Interferons
1 Citation (Scopus)

Left atrial appendage occlusion: Pilot study of a fourth-generation, minimally invasive device

Fumoto, H., Gillinov, A. M., Saraiva, R. M., Horai, T., Anzai, T., Takaseya, T., Shiose, A., Arakawa, Y., Vince, D. G., Dessoffy, R. & Fukamachi, K., May 1 2012, In : Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. 7, 3, p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atrial Appendage
Equipment and Supplies
Coronary Angiography
Atrial Fibrillation
Stroke

Left atrioventricular valve regurgitation after correction of atrioventricular septal defects.

Shiokawa, Y., Nishida, T., Nakashima, A. & Tominaga, R., Jan 1 2012, In : Fukuoka igaku zasshi = Hukuoka acta medica. 103, 2, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reoperation
Transplants
Atrioventricular Septal Defect
Survival
Mortality
14 Citations (Scopus)

Leg heating using far infra-red radiation in patients with chronic heart failure acutely improves the hemodynamics, vascular endothelial function, and oxidative stress

Inoue, S., Takemoto, M., Chishaki, A., Ide, T., Nishizaka, M., Miyazono, M., Sawatari, H. & Sunagawa, K., Oct 29 2012, In : Internal Medicine. 51, 17, p. 2263-2270 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heating
Blood Vessels
Leg
Oxidative Stress
Heart Failure
14 Citations (Scopus)

Life support techniques related to survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in infants

Abe, T., Nagata, T., Hasegawa, M. & Hagihara, A., May 1 2012, In : Resuscitation. 83, 5, p. 612-618 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Respiration
Ambulances
Self-Help Groups
Heart Arrest
25 Citations (Scopus)

Liposomal clodronate selectively eliminates microglia from primary astrocyte cultures

Kumamaru, H., Saiwai, H., Kobayakawa, K., Kubota, K., van Rooijen, N., Inoue, K., Iwamoto, Y. & Okada, S., May 31 2012, In : Journal of neuroinflammation. 9, 116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clodronic Acid
Microglia
Astrocytes
Interleukin-6
Janus Kinases
22 Citations (Scopus)

Liver cell specific targeting by the preS1 domain of hepatitis B virus surface antigen displayed on protein nanocages

Murata, M., Narahara, S., Umezaki, K., Toita, R., Tabata, S., Piao, J. S., Abe, K., Kang, J. H., Ohuchida, K., Cui, L. & Hashizume, M., Dec 5 2012, In : International journal of nanomedicine. 7, p. 4353-4362 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Small Heat-Shock Proteins
Surface Antigens
Antigens
Hepatitis B Surface Antigens
Viruses
31 Citations (Scopus)

Loop diuretic use at discharge is associated with adverse outcomes in hospitalized patients with heart failure - A report from the Japanese cardiac registry of heart failure in cardiology (JCARE-CARD) -

Hamaguchi, S., Kinugawa, S., Tsuchihashi-Makaya, M., Goto, D., Yamada, S., Yokoshiki, H., Takeshita, A. & Tsutsui, H., Aug 2 2012, In : Circulation Journal. 76, 8, p. 1920-1927 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium Potassium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
Cardiology
Registries
Heart Failure
Confidence Intervals
44 Citations (Scopus)

Low-intensity exercise can increase muscle mass and strength proportionally to enhanced metabolic stress under ischemic conditions

Takada, S., Okita, K., Suga, T., Omokawa, M., Kadoguchi, T., Sato, T., Takahashi, M., Yokota, T., Hirabayashi, K., Morita, N., Horiuchi, M., Kinugawa, S. & Tsutsui, H., Jul 15 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physiology. 113, 2, p. 199-205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physiological Stress
Muscle Strength
Muscles
Resistance Training
Mechanical Stress
14 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms underlying potentiation of endothelin-1-induced myofilament Ca 2+ sensitization after subarachnoid hemorrhage

Kikkawa, Y., Matsuo, S., Kameda, K., Hirano, M., Nakamizo, A., Sasaki, T. & Hirano, K., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 32, 2, p. 341-352 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myofibrils
Endothelin-1
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Myosin-Light-Chain Phosphatase
Protein Kinase C
379 Citations (Scopus)

Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies eight new loci for type 2 diabetes in east Asians

Cho, Y. S., Chen, C. H., Hu, C., Long, J., Hee Ong, R. T., Sim, X., Takeuchi, F., Wu, Y., Go, M. J., Yamauchi, T., Chang, Y. C., Kwak, S. H., Ma, R. C. W., Yamamoto, K., Adair, L. S., Aung, T., Cai, Q., Chang, L. C., Chen, Y. T., Gao, Y. & 46 others, Hu, F. B., Kim, H. L., Kim, S., Kim, Y. J., Lee, J. J. M., Lee, N. R., Li, Y., Liu, J. J., Lu, W., Nakamura, J., Nakashima, E., Ng, D. P. K., Tay, W. T., Tsai, F. J., Wong, T. Y., Yokota, M., Zheng, W., Zhang, R., Wang, C., So, W. Y., Ohnaka, K., Ikegami, H., Hara, K., Cho, Y. M., Cho, N. H., Chang, T. J., Bao, Y., Hedman, Å. K., Morris, A. P., McCarthy, M. I., Takayanagi, R., Park, K. S., Jia, W., Chuang, L. M., Chan, J. C. N., Maeda, S., Kadowaki, T., Lee, J. Y., Wu, J. Y., Teo, Y. Y., Tai, E. S., Shu, X. O., Mohlke, K. L., Kato, N., Han, B. G. & Seielstad, M., Jan 1 2012, In : Nature genetics. 44, 1, p. 67-72 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Meta-Analysis
Insulin
Glucose
5 Citations (Scopus)

Methionine synthase and thymidylate synthase gene polymorphisms and colorectal adenoma risk: The self defense forces study

Yoshimitsu, S., Morita, M., Hamachi, T., Tabata, S., Abe, H., Tajima, O., Uezono, K., Keizo, O. & Kono, S., Oct 1 2012, In : Molecular Carcinogenesis. 51, SUPPL. 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5-Methyltetrahydrofolate-Homocysteine S-Methyltransferase
Thymidylate Synthase
Adenoma
Genotype
Genes
68 Citations (Scopus)

MicroRNA-10a is overexpressed in human pancreatic cancer and involved in its invasiveness partially via suppression of the HOXA1 gene

Ohuchida, K., Mizumoto, K., Lin, C., Yamaguchi, H., Ohtsuka, T., Sato, N., Toma, H., Nakamura, M., Nagai, E., Hashizume, M. & Tanaka, M., Jul 1 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 7, p. 2394-2402 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MicroRNAs
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Genes
Cell Line
Neoplasms
45 Citations (Scopus)

Mode of death in patients with heart failure and reduced vs. preserved ejection fraction: - Report from the registry of hospitalized heart failure patients

Hamaguchi, S., Kinugawa, S., Sobirin, M. A., Goto, D., Tsuchihashi-Makaya, M., Yamada, S., Yokoshiki, H. & Tsutsui, H., Jul 5 2012, In : Circulation Journal. 76, 7, p. 1662-1669 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Registries
Heart Failure
Sudden Death
Myocardial Infarction
Cardiology
30 Citations (Scopus)

Myeloperoxidase exacerbates secondary injury by generating highly reactive oxygen species and mediating neutrophil recruitment in experimental spinal cord injury

Kubota, K., Saiwai, H., Kumamaru, H., Maeda, T., Ohkawa, Y., Aratani, Y., Nagano, T., Iwamoto, Y. & Okada, S., Jul 15 2012, In : Spine. 37, 16, p. 1363-1369 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutrophil Infiltration
Spinal Cord Injuries
Peroxidase
Reactive Oxygen Species
Wounds and Injuries
12 Citations (Scopus)

Neurological recovery is impaired by concurrent but not by asymptomatic pre-existing spinal cord compression after traumatic spinal cord injury

Kubota, K., Saiwai, H., Kumamaru, H., Kobayakawa, K., Maeda, T., Matsumoto, Y., Harimaya, K., Iwamoto, Y. & Okada, S., Aug 1 2012, In : Spine. 37, 17, p. 1448-1455 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Cord Compression
Spinal Canal
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord
25 Citations (Scopus)

Neuroticism and extraversion personality traits, health behaviours, and subjective well-being: The Fukuoka Study (Japan)

Otonari, J., Nagano, J., Morita, M., Budhathoki, S., Tashiro, N., Toyomura, K., Kono, S., Imai, K., Ohnaka, K. & Takayanagi, R., Dec 1 2012, In : Quality of Life Research. 21, 10, p. 1847-1855 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Behavior
Personality
Japan
Confidence Intervals
Social Adjustment
3 Citations (Scopus)

No effect modification of serum bilirubin or coffee consumption on the association of gamma-glutamyltransferase with glycated hemoglobin in a cross-sectional study of Japanese men and women

Wang, Z., McMonagle, C., Yoshimitsu, S., Budhathoki, S., Morita, M., Toyomura, K., Ohnaka, K., Takayanagi, R. & Kono, S., Oct 23 2012, In : BMC Endocrine Disorders. 12, 24.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gamma-Glutamyltransferase
Coffee
Glycosylated Hemoglobin A
Bilirubin
Cross-Sectional Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Pheochromocytoma crisis caused by Campylobacter fetus

Abe, I., Nomura, M., Watanabe, M., Shimada, S., Kohno, M., matsuda, Y., Adachi, M., Kawate, H., Keizo, O. & Takayanagi, R., May 1 2012, In : International Journal of Urology. 19, 5, p. 465-467 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Campylobacter fetus
Pheochromocytoma
Catecholamines
Abscess
Bacteremia

Pole stamp method for instant noninvasive registration in image-guided surgery

Matsumoto, N., Oka, M., Hashizume, M. & Komune, S., Oct 1 2012, In : Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Tokyo. 55, 5, p. 51-53 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Computer-Assisted Surgery
Temporal Bone
Operating Rooms
18 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of improved liver function after balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration: Relation to hepatic vein pressure gradient

uehara, H., Akahoshi, T., Tomikawa, M., Kinjo, N., Hashimoto, N., Nagao, Y., Kamori, M. & Maehara, Y., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Australia). 27, 1, p. 137-141 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatic Veins
Pressure
Liver
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
4 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive factors for platelet count after laparoscopic splenectomy in cirrhotic patients

Yoshida, D., Nagao, Y., Tomikawa, M., Kawanaka, H., Akahoshi, T., Kinjo, N., Uehara, H., Hashimoto, N., Hashizume, M. & Maehara, Y., Jun 1 2012, In : Hepatology International. 6, 3, p. 657-661 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Splenectomy
Platelet Count
Lymphocyte Count
Spleen
Weights and Measures
247 Citations (Scopus)

Prehospital epinephrine use and survival among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Hagihara, A., Hasegawa, M., Abe, T., Nagata, T., Wakata, Y. & Miyazaki, S., Mar 21 2012, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 307, 11, p. 1161-1168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Epinephrine
Survival
Emergency Medical Services
Heart Arrest
4 Citations (Scopus)

Preoperative chemoradiotherapy using cisplatin plus S-1 can induce downstaging in patients with locally advanced (stage III) non-small-cell lung cancer

Kato, M., Onishi, H., Matsumoto, K., Tsuruta, N., Higuchi, K., Motoshita, J. & Katano, M., Nov 1 2012, In : Anticancer research. 32, 11, p. 5099-5104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoradiotherapy
Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma
Cisplatin
Radiotherapy
Carboplatin
19 Citations (Scopus)

Pro-/anti-inflammatory cytokine gene polymorphisms and chronic kidney disease: A cross-sectional study

Okada, R., Wakai, K., Naito, M., Morita, E., Kawai, S., Hamajima, N., Hara, M., Takashima, N., Suzuki, S., Takezaki, T., Keizo, O., Arisawa, K., Hirohata, H., Matsuo, K., Mikami, H., Kubo, M. & Tanaka, H., Jan 1 2012, In : BMC Nephrology. 13, 1, 2.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Renal Insufficiency
Interleukin-4
Interleukin-6
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
7 Citations (Scopus)

Prognostic factors in patients with idiopathic portal hypertension: Two Japanese nationwide epidemiological surveys in 1999 and 2005

Murai, Y., Ohfuji, S., Fukushima, W., Tamakoshi, A., Yamaguchi, S., Hashizume, M., Moriyasu, F. & Hirota, Y., Dec 1 2012, In : Hepatology Research. 42, 12, p. 1211-1220 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Esophageal and Gastric Varices
Varicose Veins
Hepatic Encephalopathy
12 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary valve replacement long after repair of tetralogy of Fallot

Shiokawa, Y., Sonoda, H., Tanoue, Y., Nishida, T., Nakashima, A. & Tominaga, R., Jun 1 2012, In : General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. 60, 6, p. 341-344 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Valve
Tetralogy of Fallot
Bioprosthesis
Stroke Volume
Cardiac Arrhythmias
9 Citations (Scopus)

Quality of life after laparoscopy-assisted pylorus-preserving gastrectomy: An evaluation using a questionnaire mailed to the patients

Tomikawa, M., Korenaga, D., Akahoshi, T., Kohshi, K., Sugimachi, K., Nagao, Y., Tsutsumi, N., Takenaka, K., Kakeji, Y., Hashizume, M. & Maehara, Y., Jul 1 2012, In : Surgery today. 42, 7, p. 625-632 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pylorus
Gastrectomy
Laparoscopy
Quality of Life
Body Weight
19 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of regional myocardial blood flow estimation with three-dimensional dynamic rubidium-82 PET and modified spillover correction model

Katoh, C., Yoshinaga, K., Klein, R., Kasai, K., Tomiyama, Y., Manabe, O., Naya, M., Sakakibara, M., Tsutsui, H., DeKemp, R. A. & Tamaki, N., Aug 1 2012, In : Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 19, 4, p. 763-774 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rubidium
Regional Blood Flow
Positron-Emission Tomography
Water
Volunteers
17 Citations (Scopus)

Recombinant mitochondrial transcription factor A protein inhibits nuclear factor of activated T cells signaling and attenuates pathological hypertrophy of cardiac myocytes

Fujino, T., Ide, T., Yoshida, M., Onitsuka, K., Tanaka, A., Hata, Y., Nishida, M., Takehara, T., Kanemaru, T., Kitajima, N., Takazaki, S., Kurose, H., Kang, D. & Sunagawa, K., Jul 1 2012, In : Mitochondrion. 12, 4, p. 449-458 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NFATC Transcription Factors
Cardiac Myocytes
Hypertrophy
Mitochondrial DNA
Proteins
34 Citations (Scopus)

Reevaluation of the association of seven candidate genes with blood pressure and hypertension: A replication study and meta-Analysis with a larger sample size

Takeuchi, F., Yamamoto, K., Katsuya, T., Sugiyama, T., Nabika, T., Ohnaka, K., Yamaguchi, S., Takayanagi, R., Ogihara, T. & Kato, N., Aug 1 2012, In : Hypertension Research. 35, 8, p. 825-831 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sample Size
Meta-Analysis
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Cytochrome P-450 CYP11B2
3 Citations (Scopus)

Rigid and flexible endoscopic rendezvous in spatium peritonealis may be an effective tactic for laparoscopic megasplenectomy: Significant implications for pure natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery

Tomikawa, M., Akahoshi, T., Kinjo, N., Uehara, H., Hashimoto, N., Nagao, Y., Kamori, M., Kumashiro, R., Maehara, Y. & Hashizume, M., Dec 2012, In : Surgical endoscopy. 26, 12, p. 3573-3579 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery
Endoscopes
Peritoneal Cavity
Dissection
Splenectomy
29 Citations (Scopus)

Short-term and low-dose prednisolone administration reduces aromatase inhibitor-induced arthralgia in patients with breast cancer

Kubo, M., Onishi, H., Kuroki, S., Okido, M., Shimada, K., Yokohata, K., Umeda, S., Ogawa, T., Tanaka, M. & Katano, M., Jun 1 2012, In : Anticancer research. 32, 6, p. 2331-2336 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aromatase Inhibitors
Arthralgia
Prednisolone
Breast Neoplasms
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sleep-disordered breathing is an independent risk factor of aborted sudden cardiac arrest in patients with coronary artery spasm

Sakakibara, M., Yamada, S., Kamiya, K., Yokota, T., Oba, K. & Tsutsui, H., Sep 4 2012, In : Circulation Journal. 76, 9, p. 2204-2210 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sudden Cardiac Death
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Spasm
Coronary Vessels
Sleep
27 Citations (Scopus)

Soft-tissue damage and segmental instability in adult patients with cervical spinal cord injury without major bone injury

Maeda, T., Ueta, T., Mori, E., Yugue, I., Kawano, O., Takao, T., Sakai, H., Okada, S. & Shiba, K., Dec 1 2012, In : Spine. 37, 25, p. E1560-E1566

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Injuries
Bone and Bones
Wounds and Injuries
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
11 Citations (Scopus)

Spinous process-splitting open pedicle screw fusion provides favorable results in patients with low back discomfort and pain compared to conventional open pedicle screw fixation over 1 year after surgery

Mori, E., Okada, S., Ueta, T., Itaru, Y., Maeda, T., Kawano, O. & Shiba, K., Apr 1 2012, In : European Spine Journal. 21, 4, p. 745-753 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low Back Pain
Paraspinal Muscles
Atrophy
Decompression
Visual Analog Scale
2 Citations (Scopus)

Stroke in a child safely treated with intravenous tissue plasminogen activator and edaravone, a free radical scavenger

Baba, H., Sugimori, H., Nanishi, E., Nagata, H., Lee, S., Kuwashiro, T. & Hashizume, M., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. 21, 8, p. 903.e5-903.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free Radical Scavengers
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Intravenous Administration
Stroke
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
70 Citations (Scopus)

Type II NKT cells stimulate diet-induced obesity by mediating adipose tissue inflammation, steatohepatitis and insulin resistance

Satoh, M., Andoh, Y., Clingan, C. S., Ogura, H., Fujii, S., Eshima, K., Nakayama, T., Taniguchi, M., Hirata, N., Ishimori, N., Tsutsui, H., Onoé, K. & Iwabuchi, K., Feb 22 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 2, e30568.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Killer T-Cells
T-cells
natural killer cells
Fatty Liver
Nutrition
14 Citations (Scopus)

Usefulness of non-contact mapping for radiofrequency catheter ablation of inappropriate sinus tachycardia: New procedural strategy and long-term clinical outcome

Takemoto, M., Mukai, Y., Inoue, S., Matoba, T., Nishizaka, M., Ide, T., Chishaki, A. & Sunagawa, K., Feb 23 2012, In : Internal Medicine. 51, 4, p. 357-362 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sinus Tachycardia
Catheter Ablation
Heart Rate
Ambulatory Electrocardiography
Exercise Tolerance
9 Citations (Scopus)

Use of a geographic information system (GIS) in the medical response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan

Nagata, T., Kimura, Y. & Ishii, M., Apr 1 2012, In : Prehospital and disaster medicine. 27, 2, p. 213-215 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Geographic Information Systems
Disasters
Japan
Earthquakes
Thermal Conductivity
Ablation
Liver
Thermal conductivity
Temperature
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

[Endoscopic surgical training system using virtual reality simulator].

Tomikawa, M. & Hashizume, M., Jul 1 2011, In : Nihon Geka Gakkai zasshi. 112, 4, p. 255-261 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Educational Measurement
User-Computer Interface
Continuing Medical Education
Endoscopy