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12 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of mitochondrial transcription factor a overexpression on motor neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis model mice

Morimoto, N., Miyazaki, K., Kurata, T., Ikeda, Y., Matsuura, T., Kang, D., Ide, T. & Abe, K., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Neuroscience Research. 90, 6, p. 1200-1208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Motor Neurons
Transcription Factors
Mitochondrial DNA
Oxidative Stress
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of the PPARG2 Pro12Ala polymorphism and clinical risk factors for diabetes mellitus on HbA1c in the Japanese general population

Hara, M., Higaki, Y., Taguchi, N., Shinchi, K., Morita, E., Naito, M., Hamajima, N., Takashima, N., Suzuki, S., Nakamura, A., Keizo, O., Uemura, H., Nishida, H., Hosono, S., Mikami, H., Kubo, M. & Tanaka, H., Nov 20 2012, In : Journal of epidemiology. 22, 6, p. 523-531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diabetes Mellitus
Body Mass Index
Genotype
Population
Alleles
39 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of 16-week consumption of caffeinated and decaffeinated instant coffee on glucose metabolism in a randomized controlled trial

Keizo, O., Ikeda, M., Maki, T., Okada, T., Shimazoe, T., Adachi, M., Nomura, M., Takayanagi, R. & Kono, S., Dec 1 2012, In : Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. 2012, 207426.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

instant coffee
Coffee
Randomized Controlled Trials
Glucose
glucose
7 Citations (Scopus)

Endothelin-1 derived from spleen-activated Rho-kinase pathway in rats with secondary biliary cirrhosis

uehara, H., Akahoshi, T., Kawanaka, H., Hashimoto, N., Nagao, Y., Tomikawa, M., Taketomi, A., Shirabe, K., Hashizume, M. & Maehara, Y., Oct 1 2012, In : Hepatology Research. 42, 10, p. 1039-1047 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rho-Associated Kinases
Biliary Liver Cirrhosis
Endothelin-1
Bile Ducts
Ligation
18 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced targeting in breast tissue using a robotic tissue preloading-based needle insertion system

Kobayashi, Y., Suzuki, M., Kato, A., Hatano, M., Konishi, K., Hashizume, M. & Fujie, M. G., Feb 6 2012, In : IEEE Transactions on Robotics. 28, 3, p. 710-722 13 p., 6144750.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Needles
Robotics
Tissue
Biopsy
Ablation
9 Citations (Scopus)

ENOS genotype modifies the effect of leisure-time physical activity on serum triglyceride levels in a Japanese population

Higashibata, T., Hamajima, N., Naito, M., Kawai, S., Yin, G., Suzuki, S., Kita, Y., Niimura, H., Imaizumi, T., Keizo, O., Arisawa, K., Shigeta, M., Ito, H., Mikami, H., Kubo, M., Tanaka, H. & Wakai, K., Nov 7 2012, In : Lipids in Health and Disease. 11, 150.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure Activities
Polymorphism
Triglycerides
Genotype
Exercise
15 Citations (Scopus)

Estrogen receptor-β gene polymorphism and colorectal cancer risk: Effect modified by body mass index and isoflavone intake

Honma, N., Yamamoto, K., Keizo, O., Morita, M., Toyomura, K., Kono, S., Muramatsu, M., Arai, T., Ueki, T., Tanaka, M., Kakeji, Y., Maehara, Y., Okamura, T., Ikejiri, K., Futami, K., Maekawa, T., Yasunami, Y., Takenaka, K., Ichimiya, H. & Terasaka, R., Feb 15 2012, In : International Journal of Cancer. 132, 4, p. 951-958 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Isoflavones
Estrogen Receptors
Colorectal Neoplasms
Body Mass Index
Colonic Neoplasms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Extradural nodular fasciitis arising in the spinal canal

Kubota, K., Okada, S., Maeda, T., Matsumoto, Y., Sakamoto, A., Harimaya, K., Saiwai, H., Kumamaru, H., Oda, Y. & Iwamoto, Y., Jan 15 2012, In : Spine. 37, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fasciitis
Spinal Canal
Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
Ewing's Sarcoma
Neoplasms
32 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic polymorphisms of XRCC1, alcohol consumption, and the risk of colorectal cancer in Japan

Yin, G., Morita, M., Keizo, O., Toyomura, K., Hamajima, N., Mizoue, T., Ueki, T., Tanaka, M., Kakeji, Y., Maehara, Y., Okamura, T., Ikejiri, K., Futami, K., Yasunami, Y., Maekawa, T., Takenaka, K., Ichimiya, H. & Terasaka, R., Jan 12 2012, In : Journal of epidemiology. 22, 1, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Polymorphisms
Alcohol Drinking
Colorectal Neoplasms
Japan
X-Rays
6 Citations (Scopus)

Gene variants in PPARD and PPARGC1A are associated with timing of natural menopause in the general Japanese population

Uemura, H., Hiyoshi, M., Arisawa, K., Yamaguchi, M., Naito, M., Kawai, S., Hamajima, N., Matsuo, K., Taguchi, N., Takashima, N., Suzuki, S., Hirasada, K., Mikami, H., Keizo, O., Yoshikawa, A., Kubo, M. & Tanaka, H., Apr 1 2012, In : Maturitas. 71, 4, p. 369-375 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Menopause
Hazards
Genes
Population
Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors
88 Citations (Scopus)

Genome-wide association study of coronary artery disease in the Japanese

Takeuchi, F., Yokota, M., Yamamoto, K., Nakashima, E., Katsuya, T., Asano, H., Isono, M., Nabika, T., Sugiyama, T., Fujioka, A., Awata, N., Keizo, O., Nakatochi, M., Kitajima, H., Rakugi, H., Nakamura, J., Ohkubo, T., Imai, Y., Shimamoto, K., Yamori, Y. & 5 others, Yamaguchi, S., Kobayashi, S., Takayanagi, R., Ogihara, T. & Kato, N., Mar 1 2012, In : European Journal of Human Genetics. 20, 3, p. 333-340 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Coronary Artery Disease
Alleles
Myocardial Infarction
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ohnishi, 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
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
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ogino, T., Ohnishi, 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
32 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

Michio, N., Chikura, S., Watari, K., Mizuno, N., Mochinaga, K., Mangmool, S., Satoru, K., 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
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., Jan 1 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

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
13 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., 2012, In : Internal Medicine. 51, 17, p. 2263-2270 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heating
Blood Vessels
Leg
Oxidative Stress
Heart Failure
13 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
22 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
21 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., Ouchida, 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
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
374 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., Keizo, O., 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
4 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
66 Citations (Scopus)

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

Ouchida, K., Mizumoto, K., Lin, C., Yamaguchi, H., Takao, O., 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
27 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
10 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
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., Keizo, O., 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
17 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
239 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., Ohnishi, 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
18 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
6 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 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
8 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
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
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., Jan 1 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., Ohnishi, 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
25 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

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.)
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
44 Citations (Scopus)

Association of genetic variants for susceptibility to obesity with type 2 diabetes in Japanese individuals

Takeuchi, F., Yamamoto, K., Katsuya, T., Nabika, T., Sugiyama, T., Fujioka, A., Isono, M., Keizo, O., Fujisawa, T., Nakashima, E., Ikegami, H., Nakamura, J., Yamori, Y., Yamaguchi, S., Kobayashi, S., Ogihara, T., Takayanagi, R. & Kato, N., Jun 1 2011, In : Diabetologia. 54, 6, p. 1350-1359 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Obesity
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Population