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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.Conclusions: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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  • 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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  • 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.Conclusions: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.Methods: We enrolled 46 consecutive patients with CA and 64 patients with NOHCM and compared their ECG characteristics.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 P < …

    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

    … evaluate the accuracy of VFIst and PRI (= (VFIst – VFIsu)/body mass index), receiver operating characteristics curves were created.Results: The optimal cut-off value, sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve, obtained from analyzing the receiver operating characteristics curves, of VFIst vs. PRI were 2.058 mL/s vs. 0.059 mL · m2/s · kg, 93.3% vs. 90.3%, 88.8% vs. 91.3%, and 0.954 vs. 0.964, respectively.Conclusions: This study indicates that while both VFIst …

    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.Methods: We enrolled 46 consecutive patients with CA and 64 patients with NOHCM and compared their ECG characteristics.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 P < …

    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

    … evaluate the accuracy of VFIst and PRI (= (VFIst – VFIsu)/body mass index), receiver operating characteristics curves were created.Results: The optimal cut-off value, sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve, obtained from analyzing the receiver operating characteristics curves, of VFIst vs. PRI were 2.058 mL/s vs. 0.059 mL · m2/s · kg, 93.3% vs. 90.3%, 88.8% vs. 91.3%, and 0.954 vs. 0.964, respectively.Conclusions: This study indicates that while both VFIst …

    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.Conclusions:<span style="font-variant: small-caps;">d</span>-dimer might be a useful marker for the early diagnosis of AAD with isolated neurological symptoms in …

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

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  • Molecular epidemiology and characterization of genotypic analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii 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 Acinetobacter baumannii. … 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.Conclusions:<span style="font-variant: small-caps;">d</span>-dimer might be a useful marker for the early diagnosis of AAD with isolated neurological symptoms in …

    JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL advpub(0), 2015

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  • High Level of von Willebrand Factor in Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Predicted Cardiovascular Ischemic Events After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    Men Jian-Long , Ren Jing , Ma Rui , Wang Zan-Xin

    … The aim of our study was to determine the characteristics and value of plasma von Willebrand factor antigen (vWF: Ag) levels after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) surgery in predicting the risk of cardiovascular ischemic events.A retrospective cohort analysis of 203 non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients was performed. …

    Japanese Heart Journal 56(3), 298-302, 2015

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  • High Level of von Willebrand Factor in Non-ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Patients Predicted Cardiovascular Ischemic Events After Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    Men Jian-Long , Ren Jing , Ma Rui , Wang Zan-Xin

    … The aim of our study was to determine the characteristics and value of plasma von Willebrand factor antigen (vWF: Ag) levels after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) surgery in predicting the risk of cardiovascular ischemic events.A retrospective cohort analysis of 203 non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients was performed. …

    Japanese Heart Journal advpub(0), 2015

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  • Miniaturized lowpass filter with ultra-wide stopband using dual-plane defected structures

    Zhang Pingjuan , Li Minquan , Wang Jun

    … Based on the characteristics of the defected structures, the proposed LPF is constructed by using four cascaded CRSR-DMS units and four cascaded QU-DGS units. … The measurement result of the designed filter with 3 dB cut-off frequency at 2.0 GHz shows that the obtained 20 dB rejection band ranges from 2.12 GHz to more than 20 GHz within a small circuit area of 0.73λg * 0.13λg, λg being the guided wavelength at 2.12 GHz. …

    IEICE Electron. Express 12(2), 20141010-20141010, 2015

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  • Reliability and Validity of the Japanese Version of the AD8  [in Japanese]

    Meguro Kenichi , Kasai Mari , Nakamura Kei , The Kurihara Project members

    … 0群は0.8点,CDR0.5群は1.7点,CDR 1以上群は5.7点であった.Cronbachのα係数は0.88, Guttmanの折半法による信頼係数はG=0.85であった.妥当性については,健常+MCI vs. 認知症の場合,AD8日本語版のReceiver Operating Characteristics(ROC)曲線下面積は0.89(p<0.0001),カットオフ値を1/2点とした時の感度は88.4%,特異度は68.4%であった.AD8とMMSEのROC曲線下面積に有意差は認められなかった(p=0.865).AD8の総点および各下位項目はそれ …

    Ronen biyou 52(1), 61-70, 2015

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  • Background of the FIB-4 Index in Japanese Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    Wada Takashi , Zeniya Mikio

    … Objective We investigated the distribution and characteristics of the FIB-4 index of liver fibrosis in 1,441 Japanese men (age 50.7±10.2 years) and 304 women (age 53.9±10.3 years) who underwent comprehensive general health checkups and were identified as having non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. … A total of 1,370 patients (78.5%) exhibited a low cut-off index (COI) (<1.30), 357 (20.5%), exhibited an indeterminate COI (1.30-2.67), and 18 (1.0%) exhibited a high COI (>2.67). …

    Japanese Journal of Medicine 54(2), 127-132, 2015

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  • An Investigation of a partially ridge-loaded composite right/left-handed cylindrical waveguide  [in Japanese]

    NISHIMURA Shigeyuki , DEGUCHI Hiroyuki , TSUJI Mikio

    従来より負の誘電率と負の透磁率を同時に示す人工媒質を用いて右手左手系複合伝送線路(CRLH-TL)を設計する手法が報告されている.本稿では,円筒導波管において,遮断TMモードとしてTM_<01>モードを選択し,また遮断TEモードとしてリッジを部分的装荷した扇形導波管TE_<11>モードを選択することにより,新たな形状の複合伝送線路を提案すると共に,その有用性を分散特性ならび …

    IEICE technical report. Microwaves 114(376), 159-164, 2014-12-11

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