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  • Rapid On-Site Monitoring of Bacteria in Freshwater Environments Using a Portable Microfluidic Counting System

    Yamaguchi Nobuyasu , Fujii Yudai

    … In this study, we applied our microfluidic device, which was originally designed for on-chip fluorescent staining and semi-automated counting of target microbial cells with fluorescent antibody-staining, to enumerate bacterial cells in freshwater. … This was combined with a self-made portable system for rapid on-site monitoring of the bacterial cells. …

    Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 43(1), 87-92, 2020

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  • Benefits of the ThinPrep<sup>®</sup> Integrated Imager for cervical cytology  [in Japanese]

    KANEDA Atsuyo , YASUOKA Hironao , GUNJI Yuriko , FUKUDA Saori , AOKI Hiroshi , SHIMADA Kaori , TSUKIYAMA Ayumi , TSUJI Hiromi , TSUJIMOTO Masahiko

    … : The I2 is useful in cervical screening and may contribute to improved accuracy in cytologic diagnoses.</p> …

    The Journal of the Japanese Society of Clinical Cytology 58(5), 189-195, 2019

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  • Application of Large Electronic Medical Database for Detecting Undiagnosed Patients in the General Population

    Ishii Tadashi , Tsuji Ichiro , Nakano Toru , Ohuchi Noriaki , Kamei Takashi , Akaishi Tetsuya , Fujimori Kenji , Abe Michiaki , Ohara Masato , Shoji Mutsumi , Takayama Shin , Sato Chiaki , Nakayama Masaharu

    … In this study, we tried to develop a computerized system of detecting overlooked undiagnosed patients with rare chronic diseases in the community population by utilizing the uniformed national medical insurance record database. …

    The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine 249(2), 113-119, 2019

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  • Basic study of antinuclear antibody diagnosis using a system for computer-aided immunofluorescence microscopy  [in Japanese]

    NAKAMURA Kazuto , YAMANA Akiko , AKITA Yuka , OOSAWA Taisuke , MACHIDA Kunimitsu , TSUBOI Isami

    … <p>The indirect immunofluorescence assay is the gold standard for the screening of antinuclear antibodies (ANAs). … Thus, we performed a basic evaluation of ANA detection using a system for computer-aided immunofluorescence microscopy (EUROPattern Cosmic FANA System, EPA) and an automatic preprocessing device. … The ANA titers of healthy individuals obtained using the EPA system and the conventional method by manual operation showed no large differences. …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Technology 68(3), 540-544, 2019

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  • Hearing screening in health checkups for 3-year-old children:―Evaluation of the practicability of the automated auditory brainstem response test―  [in Japanese]

    Shirane Miho , Nakashima Takahiro , Yamamoto Mayo , Matsuda Yusuke , Shimoara Shoken , Yasunaga Taro , Matsuda Saki , Tono Tetsuya

    … We performed hearing screening using an automated brainstem response (ABR) system (MAICO: MB11, BERAphone<sup>®</sup>) in 134 children attending a health checkup program for 3-year-old children, and evaluated the efficacy of this screening method for hearing loss and the present status of hearing screening. …

    AUDIOLOGY JAPAN 62(1), 46-51, 2019

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  • Performance evaluation of BD Phoenix™, an automated microbiology system, for the screening of IMP-producing Enterobacteriaceae

    Yamakawa Hiromi , Kosai Kosuke , Kawamoto Yasuhide , Akamatsu Norihiko , Matsuda Junichi , Kaku Norihito , Uno Naoki , Morinaga Yoshitomo , Hasegawa Hiroo , Yanagihara Katsunori

    … BD Phoenix™ is an automated bacterial identification and susceptibility testing system. … Here, its performance in screening IMP-producing Enterobacteriaceae was evaluated. … The system identified 97.8% of IMP producers as being nonsusceptible to imipenem or meropenem, which was higher than that identified by the broth microdilution method (91.3%, imipenem; …

    Journal of Microbiological Methods (145), 47-49, 2018-02

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  • A touchscreen-based visual discrimination test to analyze cognitive function in rodent models for neuropsychiatric disorders  [in Japanese]

    Itoh Norimichi , Wulaer Bolati , Nagai Taku , Yamada Kiyofumi

    … In order to understand pathopsysiology of cognitive impairment and develop effective treatment in neuropsychiatric disorders, the appropriate animal model and evaluation assay system are required. … Touchscreen-based behavioral analysis has emerged as an automated, translatable, and reproducible approach to assessing cognition in animal models of disease and pharmacological screening. …

    Japanese Journal of Biological Psychiatry 29(1), 18-21, 2018

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  • Looking at History to Assess the Importance of Quality Control in Health Checkups and Screening  [in Japanese]

    Takagi Shigeto , Shibosawa Toshiyuki

    … <p> A hospitalized health screening program (Ningen-Dock) initiated in 1954, aimed at conducting detailed general health examinations. … Since a health insurance society referral system of designated hospitals was introduced in 1959, hospitalized health screenings have become widely available to the public. …

    Health Evaluation and Promotion 45(6), 742-748, 2018

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  • Performance of automated fecal occult blood test analyzer "HM-JACKarc<sup>®</sup>"  [in Japanese]

    ANDOU Junko , KOHGUCHI Katsunori , UMIZU Hiroko , OHKURA Naoko , TOHYAMA Kaoru

    … In this study, we investigated the fundamental performance of HM-JACKarc<sup>®</sup>, an automated fecal occult blood test analyzer, which is a new system for measuring the amount of hemoglobin present in stool for screening. …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Technology 67(3), 328-333, 2018

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  • Development of Language Ability Measurement System (KOTOBAKARI) using Voice Recognition  [in Japanese]

    Miyabe Mai , Shikata Shuko , Kubo Kay , Aramaki Eiji

    … The measured results from an automatic language ability measurement system could be used for objective evaluations. … In this study, we propose the automatic language ability measurement system, "KOTOBAKARI," as an alternative to traditional manual measurement methods. …

    Journal of Natural Language Processing 25(1), 33-56, 2018

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  • Benefits of an automated screening system for quality control of cervical cytology  [in Japanese]

    SUGIYAMA Yuko , TOJI Eisaku , ITAMOCHI Hiroaki , OISHI Tetsuro , OKUGAWA Kaoru , KATO Kiyoko , FUJITA Hiromasa , TAGAMI Minoru , TASE Toru , IIHARA Kuniko , JOBO Toshiko , SASAKI Hiroshi , SUZUKI Masako , MIYAKE Shinji , OHTSUKA Shigenori , HATAKEYAMA Shigeharu , MORIYA Takuya , KOMATSU Kyoko , FUJIYAMA Junzo , YABUSHITA Ryuji , UENO Kisaburo , ODA Mizue , YANOH Kenji , UEDA Masatsugu

    … As stated in the "Basic Plan to Promote Cancer Awareness" in 2012 we have a target for the cervical cancer screening rate of 50% (up from 26%). … The present study looked at reports on the use of an automated rescreening system for samples diagnosed as negative by a cytotechnologist. …

    The Journal of the Japanese Society of Clinical Cytology 57(1), 19-34, 2018

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  • Impact of Personalized Mammography Screening System Enabled by Introduction of Automated Breast Density Assessment Software  [in Japanese]

    難波 清

    日本乳癌検診学会誌 = Journal of Japan Association of Breast Cancer Screening 26(1), 12-20, 2017-03

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  • Development and Evaluation of a Low Cost Cuffless Systolic Blood Pressure Device

    Güttler Jörg , Karim Muhammad , Georgoulas Christos , Bock Thomas

    … <p>In this paper, the authors describe the cuffless blood pressure meter prototype, which is targeting at potential long-term automated blood pressure screening. … The proposed system was developed using low-cost off-the-shelf parts such as Arduino/Wattuino Uno boards and single-board computers. … This enables thereby an unobtrusive implementation of such a compact system into furniture, for example. …

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics 29(2), 317-326, 2017

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  • Estimation of Appropriate Breast Compression for Robotized Mammographic Imaging

    Jahya Alex , Zoppi Matteo , Molfino Rezia

    … <p>The paper discusses a doppler ultrasound system for breast stiffening estimation during breast compression in mammographic screening procedures developed using automatic (robotized) mammography units. … These units can be considered robots as they are automated, instruct the patient and supervise that the procedure develops correctly. …

    International Journal of Automation Technology 11(3), 490-500, 2017

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  • Automated Single-Cell Analysis and Isolation System: Basics and Applications—:A Paradigm Shift in the Cell Screening System by Single-Cell Isolation Robot  [in Japanese]

    TATEMATSU Kenji , KURODA Shun'ichi

    <p>生命科学分野での細胞解析,有用物質生産分野での高産生株樹立,医療分野での細胞診断などにおいて,莫大な数の細胞ライブラリーから目的細胞を生きたまま1細胞単離することは非常に重要である.従来は,本目的のためにセルソーターが主に用いられてきたが,目的細胞存在率が極めて低いサンプル,再利用が必要な貴重サンプル,各種ストレスに対し脆弱なサンプルには不向きであり,また細胞性状の経時的変化に基 …

    KAGAKU TO SEIBUTSU 55(10), 684-689, 2017

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  • Impact of Personalized Mammography Screening System Enabled by Introduction of Automated Breast Density Assessment Software  [in Japanese]

    Nanba Kiyoshi

    乳がん検診で唯一科学的証拠に裏付けられたマンモグラフィ検診は,近年,デンスブレストの問題に直面してきた。最も簡単明瞭な解決法は,マンモグラフィが提供する乳腺密度を正確で再現性のある方法で評価し,密度で個別化し,補助診断法の全乳房超音波検査を適正に実施することである。従来の読影医の目視,コンピュータの二次元画像などによる乳腺密度評価は精度,再現性,客観性に乏しいため個別化ツールとしては不適切だったが …

    Nihon Nyugan Kenshin Gakkaishi (Journal of Japan Association of Breast Cancer Screening) 26(1), 12-20, 2017

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  • Automated and High-throughput Parameters Screening System for Large Scale Photochemical Cell Membrane Perforation Method  [in Japanese]

    HASHIMOTO Takahiro , AKIYAMA Yukihiro , Sato Tomomi , SAITO Takashi Kei

    … We have been developing automated and high-throughput parameters screening system for the method. … The components of the system are, automated fluorescence microscope, CCD camera and the perforator operating instrument. … In this research, we could build a new, more stable system for the purpose with tuned software. …

    The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec) 2017(0), 2P2-M02, 2017

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  • Mycotoxin testing: From Multi-toxin analysis to metabolomics

    Krska Rudolf , Sulyok Michael , Berthiller Franz , Schuhmacher Rainer

    … LC-MS- based screening has also been playing a vital role in the discovery of novel mycotoxin conjugates - so called "masked" - forms of mycotoxins.</p><p>  Metabolomics has emerged as the latest of the so-called -omics disciplines and shows great potential to determine hundreds to thousands of metabolites at once over a wide range of concentrations. …

    JSM Mycotoxins 67(1), 11-16, 2017

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  • Comparison of three automated urine analyzer models in terms of their basic performance and abnormal reaction detection system  [in Japanese]

    ISHIZAKI Daiki , UCHIMOTO Takayuki , SAITO Makoto , SAWABE Yuji , MATSUSHITA Kazuyuki

    … <p>Dipstick urinalysis is useful and clinically available for the screening of kidney and urological diseases. … Clinitek Novus: SIEMENS Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc.) were compared in terms of their basic performance and abnormal reaction detection system. …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Technology 65(6), 620-628, 2016

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  • Globalization of Health Examinations

    KUSHIRO Toshio

    …  Health examinations requiring short hospital stays began in the 1950s in Japan, and automated health checks using automated screening devices and computers began in the 1960s in the United States. … Automated health checks have now become standard for general health examinations in Japan. …

    Health Evaluation and Promotion 43(4), 525-528, 2016

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