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  • Positive effect of dapagliflozin on left ventricular longitudinal function for type 2 diabetic mellitus patients with chronic heart failure

    Tanaka Hidekazu , Soga Fumitaka , Tatsumi Kazuhiro , Mochizuki Yasuhide , Sano Hiroyuki , Toki Hiromi , Matsumoto Kensuke , Shite Junya , Takaoka Hideyuki , Doi Tomofumi , Hirata Ken-ichi

    … Background The effect of sodium glucose cotransporter type 2 (SGLT2) inhibitor on left ventricular (LV) longitudinal myocardial function in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients with heart failure (HF) has remained unclear. … LV longitudinal myocardial function was assessed as global longitudinal strain (GLS), which in turn was determined as the averaged peak longitudinal strain from standard LV apical views. …

    Cardiovascular Diabetology 19(1), 6, 2020-01-07



    NAKADA Kozo , YAMAKAWA Tetsuo , JAVADI Pasha , NOORI Mohammad Zahid , KANEDA Kazuo

    … No longitudinal and transverse reinforcements or anchorage systems are provided in the additional wing wall; … In the proposed method, the strain distribution of the THW column section is divided into three fields, such as field A, B, and C, based on the location of the neutral axis changes according to the axial force levels. … The stress-strain model of concrete in the fiber model analysis is considered as Monder's model<sup>11)</sup>. …

    Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) (767), 97-104, 2020-01


  • Hemodynamic and Histopathological Changes in the Early Phase of the Development of an Intracranial Aneurysm

    KATAOKA Hiroharu , YAGI Takanobu , IKEDO Taichi , IMAI Hirohiko , KAWAMURA Koichi , YOSHIDA Kazumichi , NAKAMURA Masanori , AOKI Tomohiro , MIYAMOTO Susumu

    … IEL degeneration and the phenotypic change and longitudinal elongation of SMCs were identified as the early events in IA development. … CFD analyses and TEM data suggest that these biological events may be derived from increased circumferential wall stress due to increased blood pressure and increased longitudinal wall strain due to the existence of the intimal pad.</p> …

    Neurologia medico-chirurgica 60(7), 319-328, 2020


  • Deformation Paths of Horn Tube, Curved Circular Tube and Curved Conical Tube:―Fundamental Research for Forming Closed-Section Parts from Sheet Metal Ⅲ―  [in Japanese]

    SATO Masahiko , MIZUMURA Masaaki , KURIYAMA Yukihisa , SUZUKI Katsuyuki

    … is the longitudinal curvature at the bottom of a U-shaped section of the sheet after the U-shaping process. … It is clarified that the strain induced during forming can be organized relatively by using parameter <i>α</i>. … With an increase in parameter <i>α</i>, stretch strain at the sheet edge of section of each tube increases. … On the other hand, compression strain at the bottom of the section decreases.</p> …

    Journal of the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity 61(713), 131-137, 2020


  • Measurement method for longitudinal displacement of wheel/rail contact point using strain gauges put on wheels

    HONDO Takatoshi , NOGUCHI Yoshinao

    … <p>This paper describes a measurement method for longitudinal displacement of wheel/rail contact point in a railway vehicle using a wheelset to measure the wheel/rail contact forces, which is generally used for the sake of the running safety evaluation in Japan. … The longitudinal displacement of the contact point is related to the wheelset angle of attack, which is related to the steering performance of the wheelset. …

    Mechanical Engineering Journal 7(3), 19-00659-19-00659, 2020


  • Comparison of Global Longitudinal Strain Measurement Among Recent Version Echocardiographic Machines and Vendor Independent Strain Analysis Software  [in Japanese]

    Hirata Yukina , Nishio Susumu , Kusunose Kenya , Fujita Yukina , Arase Miharu , Yamada Hirotsugu , Sata Masataka

    … <p><b>Purpose</b>: Global longitudinal strain (GLS) assessed using the two-dimensional (2D) speckle tracking method is considered to be an accurate and reproducible measurement method for assessing the LV contractility. …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Ultrasound Technology, 2020


  • Quantitative Evaluation of Myocardial Strain After Myocardial Infarction with Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Tissue-Tracking Imaging

    Zou Qian , Zheng Tian , Zhou Shu-Li , Tang Xue-Pei , Li Shu-Hao , Zhou Wei , Gong Liang-Geng

    … the value of cardiovascular magnetic resonance tissue-tracking (CMR-TT) imaging in the differentiation of subendocardial and transmural myocardial infarction (MI) and determine whether strain parameters are enable to detect adverse left ventricular (LV) remodeling.</p><p>Global peak circumferential, longitudinal, and radial strains (GPCS, GPLS, GPRS) and segmental peak circumferential, longitudinal, and radial strains (PCS, PLS, PRS) in accordance with the 16-segment model were all …

    International Heart Journal 61(3), 429-436, 2020


  • Detection and Control of Dissipating Phonons  [in Japanese]

    MIURA Kouji

    … An AFM tip used to apply stresses generated lattice strain on an oscillating MoS<sub>2</sub>(0001) surface, which dissipated via acoustic phonons. … The dissipation energy of the phonons strongly depended on the size of the lattice strain. …

    Vacuum and Surface Science 63(5), 235-238, 2020


  • Role of social support in the relationship between financial strain and frequency of exercise among older Japanese: A 19-year longitudinal study

    Komazawa Yukitsugu , Murayama Hiroshi , Harata Noboru , Takami Kiyoshi , Parady Giancarlos Troncoso

    … <p><b>Background:</b></p><p>Previous studies have reported that financial strain has deleterious effects on healthy behaviors. …

    Journal of Epidemiology, 2020


  • Improvement of Formability of Automotive Parts with High Strength and Function by Deformation Dispersion Method  [in Japanese]

    NISHIMURA Ryuichi , ITO Yasuhiro , NAKAZAWA Yoshiaki

    … Then, we worked on developing a forming technology utilizing deformation dispersion for forming high-strength parts with either a flange-down or flange-up formed portion at the longitudinal edge. … In addition, the proposed methods make it possible to compensate for decreases in strain dispersion characteristics of high-tensile-strength steel sheets by means of deformation dispersion. …

    Journal of the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity 61(710), 69-74, 2020


  • Development of Press-Forming Technique for Bent Automobile Body Parts Using In-plane Shear Deformation  [in Japanese]

    FUJII Yusuke , URABE Masaki , YAMASAKI Yuji , TAMAI Yoshikiyo

    … The developed technique is a two-step processes, draw-forming to induce in-plane shear strain and bending into a curved shape. … From experiments on a simplified curve part, in-plane shear deformation which is effective for suppressing fractures and wrinkles occurred in the first process when the press stroke changed along the longitudinal direction of the part. …

    Journal of the Japan Society for Technology of Plasticity 61(710), 63-68, 2020


  • Utilization of CFRP in High-Speed Stamping Presses and its Gigacycle Fatigue Testing at Resonance Frequency

    Relea Eduard , Kumaran Varun Urundolil , Cebrian Alberto Sanchez , Gschnitzer-Bärnthaler Christian , Zogg Markus , Weiss Lukas , Wegener Konrad

    … cycles within a few weeks, the testing occurred at the specimen's resonance frequency with a constant and controlled strain of 0.1%. … The specimens had to be designed and optimized for this type of testing, thus resulting in a cylindrical tube shape with a unidimensional (UD) arrangement of the fibers in longitudinal and transverse direction.</p> …

    International Journal of Automation Technology 14(2), 311-325, 2020


  • Effect of Crystallographic Texture on Anisotropy of Mechanical Properties in High Strength Martensitic Steel

    Kitsuya Shigeki , Ohtsubo Hirofumi , Fujita Noriki , Ichimiya Katsuyuki , Hase Kazukuni

    … At the surface, the strength in the longitudinal direction was higher than that in the transverse direction, and in contrast, at mid-thickness, the strength in the transverse direction was higher than that in the longitudinal direction. … It is considered that the texture of the plate surface was formed by shear strain in the austenite region, whereas that at mid-thickness was formed by plane strain compressive. …

    ISIJ International 60(2), 346-351, 2020


  • Measurement of Micro-Strain in Nail Caused by Pulse Wave

    Ishii Kohei , Saito Itsuro , Fujii Junya , Oga Yusuke , Nakai Shizuki , Iima Sota , Hiraoka Nobuaki

    … <p>The micro-strains of a fingernail and toenail caused by pulse wave were measured by a conventional strain measuring method using a biaxial strain gauge. … The strain fluctuations of nails were larger in the lateral direction than in the longitudinal direction. … The piezo film can transform a nail surface micro-strain caused by pulse wave into an electrical signal. …

    Advanced Biomedical Engineering 9(0), 31-34, 2020


  • Recognition Mechanism of Nukumori Feel Under Sliding Motion  [in Japanese]

    KUMAGAI Taishu , SAKAMOTO Maki , NONOMURA Yoshimune

    … This shows that the soft feel was perceived by large strain in the longitudinal direction of the materials and the slow increase of the frictional force from start of the sliding to the maximum static friction.</p> …

    Journal of the Japan Society of Colour Material 93(1), 2-8, 2020


  • Effect of Roll Gap Setup on Shape Defects during a Flexible Roll Forming Process

    Woo Young Yun , Hwang Tae Woo , Han Sang Wook , Moon Young Hoon

    … To investigate the effect of the roll gap on shape defects, web-warping and longitudinal strain at the edge for the three different blank shapes were characterized at various combinations of roll gap setups.</p> …

    MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS 61(2), 261-265, 2020


  • Simultaneous Volumetric and Functional Assessment of the Right Ventricle in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome After Fontan Palliation, Utilizing 3-Dimensional Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography

    Sato Tomoyuki , Calderon Renzo JC , Klas Berthold , Pedrizzetti Gianni , Banerjee Anirban

    … 3-dimensional echocardiography (3DE) for volume measurements and 2D speckle-tracking echocardiography (2D-STE) for strain analysis are performed separately. … 3D-STE is capable of evaluating those parameters simultaneously and providing principal strain (PS), unifying the concepts of myofiber orientation and contraction into a single, maximal contractile direction. …

    Circulation Journal 84(2), 235-244, 2020


  • Characteristics and longitudinal kinetic analysis of carbapenem-resistant <i>Escherichia coli</i> detected in a northern Osaka Prefecture medical facility  [in Japanese]

    MAKI Minase , ITAGAKI Hiroyuki , NAKADA Yuji

    … In addition, when PCR-based ORF typing was performed and the longitudinal dynamics analyzed, it was found that there was an annual increase in the number and diversity of detected strains. … Besides, in 2016, a strain of carbapenem-resistant <i>E. … Consequently, it is necessary to closely monitor this strain from this point onward.</p> …

    Japanese Journal of Medical Technology 69(1), 10-16, 2020

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  • Observations on the reduction of the flight muscles of beetles (Coleoptera) using micro X-ray CT  [in Japanese]

    野村 周平 , 櫛引 敬嗣 , 井口 智

    昆蟲. ニューシリーズ = Japanese journal of entomology 22(4), 131-140, 2019-12-25


    TANIGUCHI Koichi , KOETAKA Yuji , CHAN Iathong , TANAKA Kohei

    … ions;</p><p> 1) Some differences of material properties between flat area and corner area of SHS exist.</p><p> 2) On hysteresis curves after local buckling occurring, stiffness during unloading becomes smaller than elastic stiffness and slip behavior occurs.</p><p> 3) Plastic deformation of uniaxial spring is transformed from longitudinal plastic strain in plastic region or local buckling region in consideration of equivalence of plastic dissipation energy.</p><p> <b>3. …

    Journal of Structural and Construction Engineering (Transactions of AIJ) (766), 1577-1587, 2019-12


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