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  • Clinical Features of 154 COVID-19 Patients and the Parameters for the Effective Detection of Pneumonia at the Time of the Initial Diagnosis in Japan

    Morikawa Miwa , Shinkai Masaharu , Shinoda Masahiro , Ota Shinichiro , Yoshida Yuto , Hirouchi Takatomo , Shinada Kanako , Sasaki Osamu , Sato Takashi , Kamachi Kenichi

    … The risk factors associated with pneumonia were then evaluated by a multivariable analysis. … </p><p><b>Results </b>The study cohort comprised 154 patients, including 117 patients (76.0%) with pneumonia at first visit. … Using a multivariable analysis, CRP ≥0.3 mg/dL and fibrinogen >400 mg/dL were found to be associated with the presence of pneumonia. …

    Internal Medicine 60(1), 31-37, 2021

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  • Acute Kidney Injury Impacts on Hypokalemia Associated with Yokukansan Preparation: A Retrospective Observational Study

    Hirai Toshinori , Yamaga Ryosuke , Kei Motoki , Hosohata Keiko , Itoh Toshimasa

    … We performed a secondary analysis of retrospective observational cohort data from adult patients who started Yokukansan preparation. … The clinical predictors for acute kidney injury were determined using a multivariate Cox proportional hazard analysis. … In 258 patients, multivariate Cox proportional hazard analysis showed that high systolic blood pressure and mean arterial pressure increased the risk of acute kidney injury. …

    Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin 44(1), 118-124, 2021

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  • Proposal of a Method to Convert both Qualitative and Quantitative data into Difference Functions for Linear Discriminant Analysis on Sewer Deterioration  [in Japanese]

    FUJIU Kazuya , SATO Katsumi , MORITA Hiroaki

    … Calculation of the deterioration rank in the surviving cohort to which the target span belongs is necessary for estimating or predicting the remaining life of every sewer span. … At third, the difference function, which is the Weibull function minus another Weibull function approximated to the tallied data dots concerning to all values or all sections, is input as an explanatory variable to the computer program for the multiple regression analysis included by the linear discriminant analysis. …

    Journal of Japan Sewage Works Association 58(699), 84-94, 2021

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  • A Combination of Blood Pressure and Total Cholesterol Increases the Lifetime Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Mortality: EPOCH–JAPAN

    Satoh Michihiro , Sakata Kiyomi , Irie Fujiko , Sairenchi Toshimi , Ishikawa Shizukiyo , Kiyama Masahiko , Okayama Akira , Miura Katsuyuki , Imai Yutaka , Ueshima Hirotsugu , Okamura Tomonori , Ohkubo Takayoshi , on behalf of the Evidence for Cardiovascular Prevention from Observational Cohorts in Japan (EPOCH–JAPAN) Research Group , Asayama Kei , Murakami Yoshitaka , Sugiyama Daisuke , Waki Takashi , Tanaka-Mizuno Sachiko , Yamada Michiko , Saitoh Shigeyuki

    … We aimed to assess the LTRs for coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality associated with blood pressure (BP) and total cholesterol levels in an Asian population using a meta-analysis of individual participant data because no previous studies have assessed this risk.<b> …

    Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis 28(1), 6-24, 2021

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  • The Mid-term Mortality and Mode of Death in Survivors with ST-elevation Myocardial Infarction

    Yoshioka Naoki , Komeyama Shotaro , Sugiyama Hiroki , Shimojo Kazuki , Imaoka Takuro , Sakamoto Gaku , Ohi Takuma , Goto Hiroki , Ishii Hideki , Morishima Itsuro , Murohara Toyoaki , Takagi Kensuke , Tanaka Akihito , Morita Yasuhiro , Yoshida Ruka , Kanzaki Yasunori , Nagai Hiroaki , Watanabe Naoki , Yamauchi Ryota

    … We analyzed these factors in a Japanese cohort in the modern p-PCI era. … A Cox multivariate analysis identified the following as independent predictors of the 2-year mortality: hemoglobin (log-transformed) (adjusted hazard ratio [HR], 0.048; …

    Internal Medicine, 2021

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  • Validity of "One-size-fits-all" Approaches for the National Health Screening and Education Program: A Large-Scale Cohort Study of Corporate Insurance Beneficiaries

    Kikuchi Kyoko , Imaizumi Takahiro , Ando Masahiko , Kato Sawako , Kondo Takaaki , Honda Hiroyuki , Yoshida Yasuko , Maruyama Shoichi

    … In the longitudinal analysis, current smoking, drinking habits, and unhealthy eating habits were associated with an increased AC and BMI, whereas regular physical activity was associated with a decreased AC and BMI. …

    Internal Medicine, 2021

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  • Risk factors for abutment and implant fracture after loading

    Murakami Hiroshi , Kawai Yasuhiko , Igarashi Kentaro , Fuse Megumi , Kitagawa Tsuyoshi , Igarashi Mitsuhiko , Uchibori Satoshi , Komine Chiaki , Gotouda Hiroya , Okada Hiroyuki

    … In total, 1,126 Ankylos implants in 430 patients were included for analysis. … Binary logistic regression analysis was performed to extract factors related to non-fracture and fracture of the abutment or implant as a dependent variable.</p><p><b>Results:</b> …

    Journal of Oral Science 63(1), 92-97, 2021

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  • Relationship between changes in athletic performance and age, sex, weight, and dynamic balance capabilities of boat racers over three years-a longitudinal study-  [in Japanese]

    Suzuki Yasuhiro , Shimizu Yukiyo , Tsubaki Takumi , Nozaki Rei , Konno Haruki , Hirata Shingo , Hada Yasushi

    … <b>Objective</b>: The rates in the competition result (the rates of winning) of boat racers was regarded as the outcome, and related factors were examined by cohort survey.<br><b>Methods</b>: The subjects were 110 boat racers (mean age 42.7 ± 7.5 years old). …

    Research in Exercise Epidemiology, 2021

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  • Survival and complication rates of tooth-implant versus freestanding implant supporting fixed partial prosthesis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

    La Monaca Gerardo , Pranno Nicola , Annibali Susanna , Massimo Cordaro , Polimeni Antonella , Patini Romeo , Paola Cristalli Maria

    … Based on the title assessment, the abstracts reading and the full-texts evaluation, 8 articles, published between 1999 and 2013, fulfilled the inclusion criteria and were included in the meta-analysis. … The studies included were: 4 controlled clinical trials, 2 prospective and 2 retrospective cohort studies. …

    Journal of Prosthodontic Research, 2021

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  • Clinical evaluation of monolithic zirconia crowns: a failure analysis of clinically obtained cases from a 3.5-year study

    Miura Shoko , Yamauchi Shinobu , Kasahara Shin , Katsuda Yusuke , Fujisawa Masanori , Egusa Hiroshi

    … A short-term prospective cohort study based on record evaluation and clinical examination of patients treated with tooth-supported monolithic zirconia crowns was performed in the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Tohoku University Hospital, Japan. …

    Journal of Prosthodontic Research, 2021

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  • 2020-12

    Okui Tasuku

    Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 25(1), 2020-12-05

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  • The use of geographical analysis in assessing the impact of patients' home addresses on their participation in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective cohort study

    Nakayama Atsuko , Nagayama Masatoshi , Morita Hiroyuki , Kawahara Takuya , Komuro Issei , Isobe Mitsuaki

    Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine 25(1), 2020-11-28

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  • Consumption of flavonoid-rich fruits and risk of CHD : a prospective cohort study

    山岸 良匡 , Yiyi Yang , Jia-Yi Dong , Renzhe Cui , Isao Muraki , Kazumasa YAMAGISHI , Norie Sawada , Hiroyasu Iso , Shoichiro Tsugane

    … We aimed to verify the association of total and specific FRF consumption with risk of CHD by a large prospective cohort study. … A total of 87 177 men and women aged 44–75 years who were free of CVD and cancer at study baseline were eligible for the present analysis. …

    British Journal of Nutrition 124(9), 952-959, 2020-11

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  • Vascular events from carotid artery atherosclerosis after radiation therapy for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer: the incidence and risk factors

    Makita Chiyoko , Okada Sunaho , Kajiura Yuichi , Tanaka Osamu , Asahi Yuki , Yamada Nansei , Yanagida Masami , Kumagai Morio , Murase Satoru , Ito Masaya , Kumano Tomoyasu , Matsuo Masayuki

    … In this retrospective cohort study, we evaluated the incidence of vascular events from carotid artery atherosclerosis after radiotherapy indication for laryngeal and hypopharyngeal cancer. … In the univariate analysis, dyslipidemia, diabetes mellitus, and carotid calcification were significant factors for event occurrence. …

    Nagoya Journal of Medical Science 82(4), 747-761, 2020-11

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  • A risk stratification model based on four novel biomarkers predicts prognosis for patients with renal cell carcinoma.

    KUBOTA Shigehisa , Yoshida Tetsuya , KAGEYAMA Susumu , ISONO Takahiro , YUASA Takeshi , YONESE Junji , KUSHIMA Ryoji , KAWAUCHI Akihiro , CHANO Tokuhiro , 窪田 成寿 , 吉田 哲也 , 影山 進 , 礒野 高敬 , 湯浅 健 , 九嶋 亮治 , 河内 明宏 , 茶野 徳宏

    … as survival-related genes by comprehensive analyses of 43 primary RCC tissues and RCC cell lines.Methods:To develop a prognostic model based on these multiple biomarkers, the expression of four biomarkers ARL4C, ECT2, SOD2, and STEAP3 in primary RCC tissue were semi-quantitatively investigated by immunohistochemical analysis in an independent cohort of 97 patients who underwent nephrectomy, and the clinical significance of these biomarkers were analyzed by survival analysis using Kaplan-Meier …

    World Journal of Surgical Oncology 18(1), 270, 2020-10-22

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  • Treatment-related damage in elderly-onset ANCA-associated vasculitis: safety outcome analysis of two nationwide prospective cohort studies

    Sada Ken-Ei , Ohashi Keiji , Asano Yosuke , Hayashi Keigo , Morishita Michiko , Watanabe Haruki , Matsumoto Yoshinori , Fujimoto Shouichi , Takasaki Yoshinari , Yamagata Kunihiro , Banno Shogo , Dobashi Hiroaki , Amano Koichi , Harigai Masayoshi , Arimura Yoshihiro , Makino Hirofumi , the Japan Research Committee of the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare for Intractable Vasculitis (JPVAS) and the Research Committee of Intractable Renal Disease of the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare of Japan

    … Background</br>It is not elucidated that there is treatment-related damage in elderly patients with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)–associated vasculitis (AAV).</br>Methods</br>Elderly (≥ 75 years of age) patients were enrolled from two nationwide prospective inception cohort studies. … Logistic regression analysis revealed that GC dose at 12 months (odds ratio, 1.14; …

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 22(1), 236, 2020-10-12

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  • Predictive factors for effective selection of Interleukin-6 inhibitor and tumor necrosis factor inhibitor in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

    Hayashi Shinya , Matsubara Tsukasa , Fukuda Koji , Funahashi Keiko , Hashimoto Marowa , Maeda Toshihisa , Kamenaga Tomoyuki , Takashima Yoshinori , Matsumoto Tomoyuki , Niikura Takahiro , Kuroda Ryosuke

    … This is a retrospective cohort study. … Multivariate analysis demonstrated improvement in CDAI was significantly associated with the yearly progression of erosion according to the Sharp score in TCZ first group (OR, 1.5; …

    Scientific Reports 10(1), 16645, 2020-10-06

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  • Longitudinal association between mental health and future antibiotic prescriptions in healthy adults: Results from the LOHAS

    Tochitani Kentaro , Yamamoto Shungo , Kamitani Tsukasa , Yamazaki Hajime , Fukuhara Shunichi , Yamamoto Yosuke

    … Design: Prospective cohort study. … Participants: Participants who completed the baseline survey (2008-2010) of the Locomotive Syndrome and Health Outcomes in the Aizu Cohort Study (LOHAS) were recruited. … Results: A total of 967 participants were included in the analysis, and 151 (15.6%) participants with at least one missing variable for the confounding factors were excluded, leaving 816 participants for the primary analysis. …

    PLOS ONE 15(10), 2020-10-05

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  • Influence of sex on the association between body mass index and frequency of upper gastrointestinal symptoms

    Ogisu Kyohei , Masuda Atsuhiro , Fujita Tsuyoshi , Yamazaki Yukinao , Kobayashi Masao , Terao Shuichi , Sanuki Tsuyoshi , Okada Akihiko , Adachi Masayasu , Arisaka Yoshifumi , Miyazaki Haruka , Yoshinaka Hayato , Kutsumi Hiromu , Umegaki Eiji , Kodama Yuzo

    … Methods and Results We utilized the database of a prospective, multicenter, cohort study of 7112 subjects who underwent upper endoscopy for health screening. … A multivariable logistic regression analysis was conducted to assess the association between BMI and UGSs stratified by sex, adjusting for clinical features. … Conclusions The influence of BMI on the presence of UGSs was significantly different according to sex in this large-scale cohort. …

    JGH Open 4(5), 937-944, 2020-10

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  • Seizure prevalence in children aged up to 3 years: a longitudinal population-based cohort study in Japan

    Nishiyama Masahiro , Yamaguchi Hiroshi , Ishida Yusuke , Tomioka Kazumi , Takeda Hiroki , Nishimura Noriyuki , Nozu Kandai , Mishina Hiroki , Iijima Kazumoto , Nagase Hiroaki

    … Design Retrospective longitudinal population-based cohort study. … We conducted a multivariate analysis with the parameter, gestational age at birth, to analyse the risk of seizure. …

    BMJ Open 10(9), e035977, 2020-09-10

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