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  • Frequency-dependent Rayleigh wave group velocity around Aomori prefecture inferred from seismic interferometry  [in Japanese]

    石田 早祐美 , 前田 拓人 , 小菅 正裕

    東北地域災害科学研究 = Tohoku journal of natural disaster science 56, 167-172, 2020-03

  • Relationship between the Severity of Varicose Veins and the Parameters of Atherosclerosis  [in Japanese]

    Fujisawa Yasuaki , Fukada Joji , Tamiya Yukihiko , Sato Hiroshi

    <p>いくつかの大規模疫学調査において,下肢静脈瘤患者では経年的に末梢動脈疾患(PAD)の発症頻度が高くなることが報告されているが,一方で実臨床においては静脈瘤とPADの関連をはっきりと実感することはなく,疫学調査で示された相関関係と日常臨床の印象には乖離が存在する.そこで今回,65歳以上の下肢静脈瘤手術患者421例について,術前VFI, ABI, PWVを測定し,静脈瘤の重症度と動脈 …

    The Japanese Journal of Phlebology 31(3), 95-99, 2020


  • A randomized comparative trial of corticosteroid phonophoresis, local corticosteroid injection, and low-level laser in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome

    Asheghan Mahsa , Khatibi Aghda Amidoddin , Sobhani Vahid , Ebrahim Hashemi Seyed , Taghi Hollisaz Mohammad

    … We assessed pain, symptom severity and functional status with Boston Carpal Tunnel Questionnaire, and performed median nerve conduction velocity studies. … For the group corticosteroid, under the guidance of sonography, methylprednisolone with lidocaine was injected into the carpal tunnel. … Within-group analyses with paired t-test showed that local corticosteroid, laser, and phonophoresis are all effective treatments. …

    LASER THERAPY 29(1), 11-17, 2020


  • IVUS-Guided Wiring Improves the Clinical Outcomes of Angioplasty for Long Femoropopliteal CTO Compared with the Conventional Intraluminal Approach

    Tsubakimoto Yoshinori , Matsuo Akiko , Inoue Keiji , Fujita Hiroshi , Isodono Koji , Fujimoto Tomotaka , Kirii Yosuke , Shiraga Akiko , Kasahara Takeru , Ariyoshi Makoto , Irie Daisuke , Sakatani Tomohiko

    … Eleven of the lesions that met the exclusion criteria were excluded, and the remaining 71 lesions were divided into the IVUS-guided wiring group (<i>n</i>=34) and non-IVUS-guided wiring group (<i>n</i>=37). … Primary patency, defined as a peak systolic velocity ratio of <2.4 on duplex ultrasonography, and freedom from clinically driven target lesion revascularization (CD-TLR) at 12 months were the primary outcomes.<b> …

    Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis, 2020


  • Impact of Cardio-Ankle Vascular Index on Long-Term Outcome in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome

    Kirigaya Jin , Maejima Nobuhiko , Hibi Kiyoshi , Kosuge Masami , Ebina Toshiaki , Tamura Kouichi , Kimura Kazuo , Iwahashi Noriaki , Tahakashi Hironori , Minamimoto Yugo , Gohbara Masaomi , Abe Takeru , Akiyama Eiichi , Okada Kozo , Matsuzawa Yasushi

    … We examined CAVI and brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity (ba PWV) as the parameters of arterial stiffness. … The patients were divided into two groups according to the cut-off value of CAVI determined using the receiver operating characteristic curve for the prediction of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE): low-CAVI group, 177 patients with CAVI <8.35; … high-CAVI group, 210 patients with CAVI ≥ 8.35. …

    Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis 27(7), 657-668, 2020




    … The wind velocity of each in-space is calculated by CFD simulation (STREAM ver. 13) and the combinational characteristics with the openness patterns are investigated. … Furthermore, many in-spaces are allocated near the void and the skylight where much light and wind are easily reach inside.</p><p> 2) Wind velocity in in-space tends to be weak in living spaces which are the wind-window type and the light-window type. …

    Journal of Architecture and Planning (Transactions of AIJ) 85(772), 1173-1181, 2020


  • Development of estimation method of strain rate dependency of materials based on a high-velocity impingement test with a solid sphere  [in Japanese]

    ITO Kiyohiro , MURAMATSU Toshikazu , ARAI Masayuki

    … based on a high-velocity impingement test with a solid sphere, which is called EJCC, was developed. … The fundamental equation in the EJCC was theoretically derived based on the energy conservation during impingement process, which was previously reported by our research group. … The quasi-static tensile test, the high-velocity impingement test and a high-speed tensile test were conducted to identify the JC parameters <i>A</i>, <i>B</i>, <i>n</i> …

    Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese) 86(886), 20-00060-20-00060, 2020


  • Examination of Walking Change in Patients with Diabetic Neuropathy  [in Japanese]

    OSEKI Naoya

    <p>目的:本研究の目的は,糖尿病神経障害(Diabetic Neuropathy;DN)者の速度上昇にともなう歩行指標の変化を明確にすることである.</p><p>方法:DN 者と歩行指標に影響すると思われる背景因子である年齢,性別,BMI を調整した神経障害を有しない糖尿病(Diabetes Mellitus;DM)患者および非糖尿病(non DM)者を対象と …

    Journal of Clinical Physiology 50(1), 33-38, 2020

    J-STAGE  Ichushi Web 

  • Evaluation of variance of time history response of the system based on time-constant analysis  [in Japanese]

    TANABE Yosuke , SUMIDA Shizuo

    … measured time history responses of the system such as a current, armature velocity and impact force are analyzed by the corresponding functional model in time-constant domain and give results: (3) the rapid change of time history response and its variance of armature velocity and impact force at impacting on the target can be explained as a small time-constant of armature mass and contact stiffness relative to the input time, and thus (4) it is verified that the proposed approach can provide the insight for analysis and …

    Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese), 2020


  • Emergence of string-like cooperative behavior of a 2D optimal velocity robot  [in Japanese]

    YAMADA Masashi , HONDA Yasushi

    <p>我々は2次元最適速度モデルを組み込んだ2次元最適速度ロボットを開発した.そのロボットは半径2mのフィールド内で集団ひも状走行を行うことを明らかにした. すなわち,最適速度モデルは集団協調行動のための知能の単純な原理の一種とみなすことができる. 安定したひも状走行を行う条件として,感応度(a)と最適速度関数の変化率(β)が大きく影響していることも明らかにした.本研究では,感応度(a …

    Proceedings of the Annual Conference of JSAI JSAI2020(0), 4Rin185-4Rin185, 2020


  • Representative Value of Nutritional Status and Physical Function Stratified by Age and Sex in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients  [in Japanese]

    HARA Ayaka , YAMADA Tetsuya , KONO Kenichi , OSHITA Hiroyo , YABE Hiroki , NAGASHIMA Humiko , NAMURA Shinya , ICHIYANAGI Hiroshi , MORIYAMA Yoshihumi , NISHIDA Yusuke

    <p>【目的】維持血液透析患者の栄養状態,身体機能の代表値ならびにカットオフ値を下回る患者の割合を年代別に明らかにした。【方法】670 例の維持血液透析患者に対して,患者背景,Body Mass Index(BMI),Geriatric Nutritional Risk Index(以下,GNRI),握力,膝伸展筋力,通常歩行速度,Short Physical Performance …

    Physical Therapy Japan 47(3), 207-214, 2020


  • Experimental Research on the Dynamic Instability and Water Hammer Effect of Pressure Relief Valve

    Ma Wei , Pan Ting

    … The lift, velocity and acceleration of the valve core increase with the increase of the flow rate. …

    International Journal of Fluid Machinery and Systems 13(1), 150-159, 2020


  • Relationship between Flow-mediated Endothelial Vasodilation and the Pulse Wave Velocity, and Cervical Carotid Artery Stenosis

    SHIROKANE Kazutaka , TAMAKI Tomonori , KIM Kyongsong , TSUCHIYA Masato , YAMAZAKI Michio , MORITA Akio

    … The pulse wave velocity (PWV) is used to evaluate the vascular media involved in atherosclerosis. … Group 1 had no stenosis, group 2 manifested moderate stenosis (<60%), and group 3 presented with severe stenosis (≥60%). … The PWV was significantly lower in group 1 than the other two groups. … The FMD was significantly lower in group 3; …

    Neurologia medico-chirurgica 60(6), 293-298, 2020


  • Clinical Significance and Prognostic Value of Novel Echocardiographic Index for the Severity of Mitral Regurgitation

    Daimon Aika , Goda Akiko , Masai Kumiko , Soyama Yuko , Asakura Masanori , Ishihara Masaharu , Masuyama Tohru , Mano Toshiaki

    … <p><b><i>Background:</i></b>Recently, the left ventricular early inflow-outflow index (LVEIO), calculated by dividing mitral E-wave velocity by the left ventricular outflow velocity time integral, has been proposed as a simple method for evaluating mitral regurgitation (MR). … Kaplan-Meier survival analysis revealed high mortality in the group with LVEIO ≥5.4 (P=0.009, hazard ratio 1.833). …

    Circulation Reports 2(6), 330-338, 2020


  • The immediate effect of the Honda Walking Assist Device on foot and ankle function in hemiplegic stroke patients

    Satoh Yoshinao , Yamada Takumi , Arai Yasuhisa , Shimamura Ryota , Hirosawa Masaki , Yamakawa Ryota , Takagi Shota

    … Based on the rate of change of velocity, we divided the participants into two groups and compared the walking parameters, the toe grip strength, the cross tests, and the maximum step width. … The patients in the group with a greater change in velocity displayed lower toe grip strength and decreased maximum step width and used orthoses more commonly. …

    Journal of Physical Therapy Science 32(6), 405-409, 2020


  • Novel Treatments for Bilateral Vestibulopathy  [in Japanese]

    Iwasaki Shinichi

    … 3) Our group has been developing noisy GVS, which is delivered as a zero-mean current noise of an imperceptible amplitude, to improve postural performance in patients with bilateral vestibulopathy. … We also examined the effects of noisy GVS on locomotion, and showed that it significantly increased the gait velocity and stride length in patients with vestibulopathy. …

    Practica Oto-Rhino-Laryngologica 113(6), 335-344, 2020


  • On the Method of Generating a Circular-Clothoid Trajectory for Front-Steering Vehicles Based on <i>L</i><sup>1</sup>/<i>L</i><sup>2</sup>-Optimal Control

    HAMADA Kiyoshi , MARUTA Ichiro , FUJIMOTO Kenji , HAMAMOTO Kenniti

    … <p>The continuity and the constantness of both the curvature and the velocity in a trajectory are essential for the vehicle trajectory design from the viewpoint of the followability. … This paper presents a new method of generating a vehicle trajectory whose curvature and velocity continuously change while both are constant in large part. …

    SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration 13(3), 107-113, 2020


  • Relationship between the Diabetic Polyneuropathy Index and the Neurological Findings of Diabetic Polyneuropathy

    Hemmi Shoji , Kurokawa Katsumi , Nagai Taiji , Yokoi Keiichi , Okamoto Toshio , Asano Akio , Murakami Tatsufumi , Mihara Masahito , Sunada Yoshihide

    … </p><p><b>Methods </b>The DPN index was calculated by the mean value of percentages of four parameters (tibial compound muscle action potential amplitude / F wave minimum latency, sural sensory nerve action potential amplitude / sensory nerve conduction velocity) against the mean normal values. … Twenty healthy subjects were recruited as a control group. …

    Internal Medicine, 2020


  • Effects of atenolol on left atrial and left ventricular function in healthy cats and in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

    SUGIMOTO Keisuke , AOKI Takuma , FUJII Yoko

    … In study 2, cats with HCM were retrospectively recruited and divided into four groups according to atenolol administration [(control group (Cont) or atenolol administration group (Ate)] and the presence or absence of LAE as follows: Cont LAE (−) group (n=42), Cont LAE (+) group (n=20), Ate LAE (−) group (n=17), and Ate LAE (+) group (n=12). …

    Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 82(5), 546-552, 2020


  • Effects of regular green tea intake on body fat and arterial stiffness in young adults: A randomized intervention study  [in Japanese]

    Kobayashi Sanami , Nanayama Chika , Ogawa Noriko , Matsumoto Naoyuki , Nishiwaki Masato

    … This randomized, controlled, parallel-group intervention study included 53 Japanese college students (mean age, 21.1 ± 0.1; … They were randomly divided into three groups: control group (n = 14), intervention I group (n = 19), and intervention II group (n = 20). … The participants ingested 500 ml/day of commercially available natural water (0 mg of catechin/day) or green tea (intervention I group, 200 mg of catechin/day; …

    Japanese Journal of Physical Fitness and Sports Medicine 69(3), 249-259, 2020


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