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  • Japanese Version of the Pragmatic Rating Scale: Its validity and accuracy  [in Japanese]

    藤本 憲正 , 中村 光 , 清水 洋子 , 後藤 良美 , 福永 真哉

    … 日本語版PRS の検査特性は Receiver Operating Characteristics 曲線下面積0.95 で良好であった。 … The area under a receiver operating characteristics curve was 0.95. … Sensitivity, specificity, predictive values, and likelihood ratios were also good using a cut-off score of 69. …

    岡山県立大学保健福祉学部紀要 = BULLETIN OF FACULTY OF HEALTH AND WELFARE SCIENCE, OKAYAMA PREFECTURAL UNIVERSITY 22, 109-114, 2016-03-12

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  • Low insulin resistance after surgery predicts poor GH suppression one year after complete resection for acromegaly: a retrospective study

    Edo Naoki , Morita Koji , Suzuki Hisanori , Takeshita Akira , Miyakawa Megumi , Fukuhara Noriaki , Nishioka Hiroshi , Yamada Shozo , Takeuchi Yasuhiro

    … Recently, a lower cut-off value for GH nadir (<0.4 ng/mL) has been proposed. … We retrospectively evaluated the prevalence and clinical characteristics of postoperative cases with normalized IGF-1 levels and a GH nadir of 0.4-1.0 ng/mL one year after complete resection of GH-secreting pituitary adenoma (GHoma). …

    Endocrine Journal advpub(0), 2016

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  • Eculizumab Dosing Intervals Longer than 17 Days May Be Associated with Greater Risk of Breakthrough Hemolysis in Patients with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

    Nakayama Hirokazu , Usuki Kensuke , Echizen Hirotoshi , Ogawa Ryuichi , Orii Takao

    … Multivariate logistic regression and receiver operating characteristics (ROC) analysis revealed a significant association between increased risk of breakthrough hemolysis and prolonged dosing intervals of 17 days or more and concomitant inflammation: odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were 1.6 (1.3–2.0, <i>p</i><0.01) and 5.5 (1.3–22.8, <i>p</i>=0.02), respectively. …

    Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 39(2), 285-288, 2016

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  • Preoperative Tissue Doppler Imaging-Derived Atrial Conduction Time Predicts Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery for Mitral Valve Regurgitation

    Takahashi Shinya , Katayama Keijiro , Watanabe Masazumi , Kodama Hiroshi , Taguchi Takahiro , Kurosaki Tatsuya , Imai Katsuhiko , Sueda Taijiro

    … Preoperative characteristics, echocardiographic data, operative data and postoperative findings were compared between patients with (n=44) and without (n=29) POAF. … On ROC curve analysis a PA-TDI cut-off of 159.4 ms was optimal for predicting POAF.<b><i>Conclusions:</i></b>PA-TDI duration was an independent predictor of POAF after MVS. …

    JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL 80(1), 101-109, 2016

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  • Gated twin-bit silicon–oxide–nitride–oxide–silicon NAND flash memory for high-density nonvolatile memory

    Kim Yoon , Shim Won , Park Byung-Gook

    … This device is based on the recessed channel structure, and it has an additional cut-off gate that enables 2-bit operation. … The fabrication method for gated twin-bit (GTB) silicon–oxide–nitride–oxide–silicon (SONOS) memories and their electrical characteristics are described in this paper. … Program/erase characteristics are observed and the 2-bit operation is verified by the forward–reverse reading scheme. …

    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 54(6), 064201, 2015-05-26

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  • Study on an evaluation technique of relative permittivity for soft sealing resins using a sandwiched coplanar waveguide structure  [in Japanese]

    YAMASHITA Yuki , SHIMIZU Takashi , HIRACHI Yasutake , KOGAMI Yoshinori

    軟性封止樹脂や熱硬化樹脂は高周波デバイスの機械的特性や耐候性を向上させるために用いられる事がある。しかしながら、マイクロ波・ミリ波帯での比誘電率はほとんど報告されていない。これら材料の比誘電率は、実際の使用状況に近い線路構造を用いて測定するのが望ましい。本研究では、軟性封止樹脂をCPW線路上面に塗布した構造(2層CPW)を用いた比誘電率測定法に関して検討した。本測定法を用いて軟性シリコーン樹脂およ …

    Technical report of IEICE. ICD 114(499), 81-86, 2015-02-26

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  • Study on an evaluation technique of relative permittivity for soft sealing resins using a sandwiched coplanar waveguide structure  [in Japanese]

    YAMASHITA Yuki , SHIMIZU Takashi , HIRACHI Yasutake , KOGAMI Yoshinori

    軟性封止樹脂や熱硬化樹脂は高周波デバイスの機械的特性や耐候性を向上させるために用いられる事がある。しかしながら、マイクロ波・ミリ波帯での比誘電率はほとんど報告されていない。これら材料の比誘電率は、実際の使用状況に近い線路構造を用いて測定するのが望ましい。本研究では、軟性封止樹脂をCPW線路上面に塗布した構造(2層CPW)を用いた比誘電率測定法に関して検討した。本測定法を用いて軟性シリコーン樹脂およ …

    IEICE technical report. Microwaves 114(498), 81-86, 2015-02-26

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  • Initiation of Early Mobilization to Maintain Walking Ability at Discharge in Heart Failure Patients with Clinical Scenarios 1 and 2  [in Japanese]

    OZAWA Tetsuya , SAITOH Masakazu , HORI Kentaro , SAKAMOTO Junko , AKIHO Mitsutoshi , NAKAZAWA Mariko , HARA Masaki , OKAMURA Daisuke

    【目的】クリニカルシナリオ(以下,CS)1,2群の高齢心不全(以下,HF)患者を対象とし,歩行能力を維持するための離床開始時期を検討した。【方法】2011年6月〜2013年6月の間に研究協力4施設にて,入院期に理学療法を施行した65歳以上の高齢HF患者607例(男性339例,女性268例,年齢80±7歳)を退院時屋内歩行の可否により自立群491例と非自立群116例に分類した。【結果】退院時屋内歩行 …

    The Journal of Japanese Physical Therapy Association 42(1), 26-34, 2015-02-20

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  • Gender, age, and cultural differences in the Japanese version of the Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment

    Yago Satoshi , Hirose Taiko , Kawamura Aki , Omori Takahide , Okamitsu Motoko

    … This study aimed to clarify the characteristics of the Japanese version of the Infant-Toddler Social and Emotional Assessment (J-ITSEA), a parentreport questionnaire concerning social-emotional/behavioral problems and delays in competence in 1- to 3-year-old children. …

    Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences 62(4), 91-101, 2015

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  • Preoperative Tissue Doppler Imaging-Derived Atrial Conduction Time Predicts Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Mitral Valve Surgery for Mitral Valve Regurgitation

    Takahashi Shinya , Katayama Keijiro , Watanabe Masazumi , Kodama Hiroshi , Taguchi Takahiro , Kurosaki Tatsuya , Imai Katsuhiko , Sueda Taijiro

    … Preoperative characteristics, echocardiographic data, operative data and postoperative findings were compared between patients with (n=44) and without (n=29) POAF. … On ROC curve analysis a PA-TDI cut-off of 159.4 ms was optimal for predicting POAF.<b><i>Conclusions:</i></b>PA-TDI duration was an independent predictor of POAF after MVS. …

    JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL advpub(0), 2015

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  • Contribution of Electrocardiogram in the Differentiation of Cardiac Amyloidosis and Nonobstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Huang Jinghan , Zhao Shihua , Chen Zaijiang , Zhang Shu , Lu Minjie

    … The purpose of the study was to investigate the value of electrocardiography (ECG) in the differentiation of the two diseases.<br>Methods: We enrolled 46 consecutive patients with CA and 64 patients with NOHCM and compared their ECG characteristics.<br>Compared with NOHCM patients, the ECG of CA patients showed more low voltage on limb leads (50% versus 1.6%), atrioventricular block (21.7% versus 4.7%), pseudo-infarct pattern (84.8% versus 39.1%), and longer QRS duration (104 ± 25 versus 98 ± 14 ms) (all <i>P</i> …

    Japanese Heart Journal 56(5), 522-526, 2015

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  • Accuracy of Venous Filling Index on Standing (VFIst) and Pure Regurgitation Index (PRI), a Novel Index Obtained by Air Plethysmography, for Detecting Venous Reflux

    Shiraishi Yasushi

    … To evaluate the accuracy of VFIst and PRI (= (VFIst – VFIsu)/body mass index), receiver operating characteristics curves were created.<b>Results:</b> …

    Annals of Vascular Diseases 8(3), 236-241, 2015

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  • STABILITY OF SLUG MIXED WITH CALY SLURRY OF HIGH WATER CONTENT  [in Japanese]

    KATAYAMA Yohei , TSUCHIDA Takashi

     加水調整した粘土スラリーは,固化材を添加して傾斜護岸の裏込めに打設したり,砂質土地盤上に造成される海面処分場の遮水層として敷設されるなど,港湾・海洋事業における人工地盤材料として様々な用途に使用されている.用途によっては大きい単位体積重量が求められる場合があり,重量調整材としてレキや製鋼スラグを混合することが考えられる.レキ粒子が粘土スラリー内で安定する力学条件を調べ材料分離現象との関係を明らか …

    PROCEEDINGS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING IN THE OCEAN 71(2), I_1161-I_1166, 2015

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  • Contribution of Electrocardiogram in the Differentiation of Cardiac Amyloidosis and Nonobstructive Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Huang Jinghan , Zhao Shihua , Chen Zaijiang , Zhang Shu , Lu Minjie

    … The purpose of the study was to investigate the value of electrocardiography (ECG) in the differentiation of the two diseases.<br>Methods: We enrolled 46 consecutive patients with CA and 64 patients with NOHCM and compared their ECG characteristics.<br>Compared with NOHCM patients, the ECG of CA patients showed more low voltage on limb leads (50% versus 1.6%), atrioventricular block (21.7% versus 4.7%), pseudo-infarct pattern (84.8% versus 39.1%), and longer QRS duration (104 ± 25 versus 98 ± 14 ms) (all <i>P</i> …

    Japanese Heart Journal advpub(0), 2015

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  • Factors Affecting the Walking Speed of Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis  [in Japanese]

    KOBAYASHI Takumi , YAMANAKA Masanori , KANNARI Toru , HORIUCHI Hideto , MATSUI Naoto , KAKUSE Kuniaki , NODIN Kaori , OKAWA Maiko , TANAKA Masashi , SHIDA Masahiro

    〔目的〕変形性膝関節症患者の歩行速度に影響を与える因子について検討した.〔対象〕対象は変形性膝関節症患者54名であった.〔方法〕歩行速度により高速群,中速群,および低速群の3群に分け,高速群および低速群の2群について,基本属性,身体属性および機能因子の比較を行った.また,歩行速度と有意に関連する因子を選択するためにロジスティック回帰分析を実施した.〔結果〕年齢,身長,膝伸展,および屈曲筋力は2群間 …

    Journal of exercise physiology 30(4), 583-587, 2015

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  • Accuracy of Venous Filling Index on Standing (VFIst) and Pure Regurgitation Index (PRI), a Novel Index Obtained by Air Plethysmography, for Detecting Venous Reflux

    Shiraishi Yasushi

    … To evaluate the accuracy of VFIst and PRI (= (VFIst – VFIsu)/body mass index), receiver operating characteristics curves were created.<b>Results:</b> …

    Annals of Vascular Diseases advpub(0), 2015

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  • Impact of Elevated D-Dimer on Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Dissection With Isolated Neurological Symptoms in Ischemic Stroke

    Yoshimuta Tsuyoshi , Yokoyama Hiroyuki , Okajima Toshiya , Tanaka Hiroshi , Toyoda Kazunori , Nagatsuka Kazuyuki , Higashi Masahiro , Hayashi Kenshi , Kawashiri Masa-aki , Yasuda Satoshi , Yamagishi Masakazu

    … a cut-off of 6.9 μg/ml was adopted for <span style="font-variant: small-caps;">d</span>-dimer on the basis of receiver operating characteristics analysis, the sensitivity and specificity for AAD were 100% and 94.8%, respectively, while the positive and negative predictive values were 14.7% and 100%, respectively.<b><i>Conclusions:</i></b><span style="font-variant: small-caps;">d</span>-dimer might be a useful marker for the early diagnosis of AAD with …

    JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL 79(8), 1841-1845, 2015

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  • Molecular epidemiology and characterization of genotypic analysis of <i>Acinetobacter baumannii</i> strains isolates from south China

    Ying Jun , Lu Junwan , Zong Li , Li Ailing , Pan Ruowang , Cheng Cong , Li Kunpeng , Chen Liqiang , Ying Jianchao , Tou Huifen , Zhu Chuanxin , Xu Teng , Yi Huiguang , Li Jinsong , Ni Liyan , Xu Zuyuan , Bao Qiyu , Li Peizhen

    … This study aimed to analyze the molecular epidemiologic characteristics of <i>Acinetobacter baumannii</i>. … Based on PFGE results with a cut off of 70% similarity on the DNA electrophoresis bands, 146 strains were divided into 15 clusters with cluster A as the largest cluster (33.6%, distributed in all districts except Jiaxing). …

    The Japanese Medical Journal advpub(0), 2015

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  • A Consideration of Clinical Characteristics of Non-Clinical Hoarding among Japanese Adolescents  [in Japanese]

    Tsuchiyagaito Aki , Kuromiya Ken-ichi , Igarashi Toko , Horiuchi Satoshi , Ando Takeshi , Deng Ke , Kira Haruko , Tsuda Akira , Sakano Yuji

    本研究の目的は,Saving Inventory-Revised(SI-R)日本語版を開発し,ためこみ傾向を有する日本の青年の臨床的特徴について検討することであった。調査対象は365名の大学生・専門学校生であった。確認的因子分析の結果,SI-R日本語版は3因子構造であることが示された。内的整合性,再検査信頼性,妥当性ともに十分な値が示された。SI-R日本語版の合計得点について,欧米のカットオフ値で …

    Anxiety Disorder Research 6(2), 72-85, 2015

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  • Impact of Elevated D-Dimer on Diagnosis of Acute Aortic Dissection With Isolated Neurological Symptoms in Ischemic Stroke

    Yoshimuta Tsuyoshi , Yokoyama Hiroyuki , Okajima Toshiya , Tanaka Hiroshi , Toyoda Kazunori , Nagatsuka Kazuyuki , Higashi Masahiro , Hayashi Kenshi , Kawashiri Masa-aki , Yasuda Satoshi , Yamagishi Masakazu

    … a cut-off of 6.9 μg/ml was adopted for <span style="font-variant: small-caps;">d</span>-dimer on the basis of receiver operating characteristics analysis, the sensitivity and specificity for AAD were 100% and 94.8%, respectively, while the positive and negative predictive values were 14.7% and 100%, respectively.<b><i>Conclusions:</i></b><span style="font-variant: small-caps;">d</span>-dimer might be a useful marker for the early diagnosis of AAD with …

    JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL advpub(0), 2015

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