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  • Comparison of complete renal response and mortality in early- and late-onset lupus nephritis: a multicenter retrospective study of a Japanese cohort

    Ichinose Kunihiro , Kitamura Mineaki , Sato Shuntaro , Fujikawa Keita , Horai Yoshiro , Matsuoka Naoki , Tsuboi Masahiko , Nonaka Fumiaki , Shimizu Toshimasa , Sumiyoshi Remi , Koga Tomohiro , Kawashiri Shin-ya , Iwamoto Naoki , Igawa Takashi , Tamai Mami , Nakamura Hideki , Origuchi Tomoki , Nishino Tomoya , Kawakami Atsushi

    … CONCLUSIONS: In our cohort, early-onset LN was a better predictor of CR at 6 and 12 months than late-onset LN. …

    Arthritis Research & Therapy 22(1), 175, 2020-07-22


  • Educational Practice for Child Locomotive Syndrome Prevention (Ⅱ) -Comparison of 4-year cohort survey (4th grade) and previous year (5th grade) -  [in Japanese]

    鈴木 伸也 , 矢野 正

    近年、子どもの体がかたい・バランスが悪いなど、運動機能が低下した状態を「運動機能不全」または「子どもロコモ」と呼ばれている。今回は、前回に引き続き「子どもロコモの予防に関する教育実践研究(Ⅰ): 小学5年生1年間の実践を振り返って」の研究を継続し、報告するものである。本研究の目標として、「①C小学校は、けがの発生件数が非常に多い。そのため、ロコモティブシンドロームを予防する体操(以下、ロコモ予防体 …

    奈良学園大学紀要 = Bulletin of Naragakuen University (12), 39-50, 2020-03-10


  • Optimal Timing of Venoarterial-Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Acute Myocardial Infarction Patients Suffering From Refractory Cardiogenic Shock

    Choi Ki Hong , Chung Su Ryeun , Cho Yang Hyun , Jeong Dong Seop , Sung Kiick , Kim Wook Sung , Lee Young Tak , Gwon Hyeon-Cheol , Yang Jeong Hoon , Hong David , Park Taek Kyu , Lee Joo Myung , Song Young Bin , Hahn Joo-Yong , Choi Seung-Hyuk , Choi Jin-Ho

    … The study population was stratified into extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (E-CPR) before revascularization (N=106, reference cohort) and refractory CS without E-CPR before revascularization (n=147, comparison cohort). … The primary endpoint occurred in 60 patients (40.8%) of the comparison cohort and 51 patients (48.1%) of the reference cohort. …

    Circulation Journal 84(9), 1502-1510, 2020


  • Effects of ward-operated CI therapy for stroke patients with acute upper limb paralysis  [in Japanese]

    Yamamoto Katsuhito , Takebayashi Takashi , Takai Kyoko , Tokuda Kazuhiro , Hosomi Masashi

    … Method:Through comparing the standard mCI therapy, which focuses on one extremity, with the ward-based mCI therapy using retrospective cohort design for acute stroke patients, we investigated upper-extremity motor function and behavior. … However, comparison between groups revealed that the ward-based mCI therapy significantly improved the affected upper-extremity behavior more than the standard mCI therapy. …

    Japanese Occupational Therapy Research 39(4), 478-485, 2020


  • Comparison between quantitative and subjective assessments of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in cancer patients: A prospective cohort study

    SAITO Takashi , SAKAI Yoshitada , ONO Rei , MAKIURA Daisuke , INOUE Junichiro , DOI Hisayo , YAKUSHIJIN Kimikazu , OKAMURA Atsuo , MATSUOKA Hiroshi , MUKOHARA Toru , SAURA Ryuichi

    … Methods: In this prospective cohort study, outpatients with cancer receiving chemotherapy were recruited at a single university hospital. …

    Physical Therapy Research, 2020


  • Comparison of overall mortality between hysterectomy and concurrent chemoradiotherapy for the primary treatment of localized or regionally extended cervical cancer

    Shigemi Daisuke , Morishima Toshitaka , Shibata Ayako , Tabuchi Takahiro , Yasunaga Hideo , Miyashiro Isao

    … The main study objective was to compare the overall mortality of hysterectomy versus concurrent chemoradiotherapy as primary treatment in patients with localized or regionally extended cervical cancer.</p><p><b>METHODS</b></p><p>Using Diagnosis Procedure Combination database combined with population-based cancer registry data in Osaka Prefecture, Japan, we conducted a retrospective cohort study. …

    Annals of Clinical Epidemiology 2(3), 75-83, 2020


  • The Value of a Cystatin C-based Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate for Cardiovascular Assessment in a General Japanese Population: Results From the Iwate Tohoku Medical Megabank Project

    Osaki Takuya , Sasaki Makoto , Satoh Mamoru , Tanaka Fumitaka , Tanno Kozo , Takahashi Yuji , Nasu Takahito , Sakata Kiyomi , Morino Yoshihiro , Sobue Kenji

    … The present study investigated the comparison between the cystatin C-based estimated glomerular filtration rate (GFRcys) and creatinine-based GFR (GFRcr) to determine whether these measurements are associated with CV biomarkers and elevated CVD risk in a general Japanese population.</p><p><b>Methods:</b> … The Iwate Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization pooled individual participant data from a general population-based cohort study in Iwate prefecture (<i>n</i> …

    Journal of Epidemiology 30(6), 260-267, 2020


  • Feasibility of laparoscopic hysterectomy in patients with stage IA1 cervical cancer: A retrospective cohort study  [in Japanese]

    Yamada Ryutaro , Todo Yukiharu , Matsumiya Hiroko , Minowa Kaoru , Tsuruta Tomohiko , Minobe Shinichiro , Kato Hidenori

    … The estimated blood loss in the laparoscopic hysterectomy group was significantly less in comparison with the non-laparoscopic group (213g vs. 46.5g, P=0.0017). …


    J-STAGE  Ichushi Web 

  • A Novel Laboratory-Based Model to Predict the Presence of Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease:Comparison to Coronary Artery Disease Consortium 1/2 Score, Duke Clinical Score and Diamond-Forrester Score in China

    Zhou Ling-yun , Yin Wen-jun , Wang Jiang-lin , Hu Can , Liu Kun , Wen Juan , Peng Li-ping , Zuo Xiao-cong

    … Thus, we developed and internally validated a laboratory-based model with data from a Chinese cohort of 8963 inpatients, with suspected stable chest pain, referred to catheter-based coronary angiography (CAG) from September 2007 to April 2019, and then compared the present model's performance with the four most commonly used prediction tools, Coronary Artery Disease Consortium 1/2 Score (CAD1/2), Duke clinical score (DCS), and Diamond-Forrester score (DF). …

    International Heart Journal 61(3), 437-446, 2020


  • Association of Dysfunction of Vascular Access for Hemodialysis With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events ― A Group-Based Trajectory Model Analysis ―

    Kuo Te-Hui , Lu Chin-Li , Chang Ya-Hui , Li Chung-Yi

    … A group-based trajectory model was applied to further recognize those patients with the highest risks for MACE.</p><p><b><i>Methods and Results:</i></b>In a cohort of patients who received hemodialysis from 2001 to 2010, we identified 9,711 cases that developed MACE in the stage of stable maintenance dialysis, and 19,422 randomly selected controls matched to cases on age, gender and duration of dialysis. …

    Circulation Journal 84(6), 1004-1011, 2020


  • Direct Risk Comparison between Radiation and Smoking on Cancer Mortality among Nuclear Workers in Japan (J-EPISODE)

    KUDO Shin'ichi , NISHIDE Akemi , ISHIDA Jun'ichi , YOSHIMOTO Keiko , FURUTA Hiroshige , KASAGI Fumiyoshi

    … This study aimed to directly compare radiation and smoking risk on cancer mortality by deriving both risk factors simultaneously from one cohort. …

    Japanese Journal of Health Physics 55(1), 32-39, 2020


  • Influence of thyroid dysfunction on brain natriuretic peptide level in health examination participants

    Ohba Kenji , Oki Yutaka , Takase Hiroyuki , Okada Eisaku , Goto Yoshie , Suzuki Sadako , Machii Masashi , Nonaka Daishi , Matsushita Akio , Sasaki Shigekazu , Suda Takafumi

    … We conducted retrospective cohort study by health examination with concurrent measurements of TSH, free T4, body mass index, systolic blood pressure, hemoglobin, and estimated glomerular filtration rate from participants who visited the Department of Health Checkup, Enshu Hospital between July 2008 and March 2017. … In longitudinal comparison, we identified 986 participants who had sequential data on the measurements and were stable as euthyroidism and subclinical hypothyroidism. …

    Endocrine Journal 67(4), 449-454, 2020


  • Device-Related Complications Associated with Magec Rod Usage for Distraction-Based Correction of Scoliosis

    Agarwal Aakash , Kelkar Amey , Agarwal Ashish Garg , Jayaswal Daksh , Jayaswal Arvind , Shendge Vithal

    … The source of these data ranges from multicenter cohort studies to singular case series. …

    Spine Surgery and Related Research 4(2), 148-151, 2020


  • Comparison of salvage therapies for isolated para-aortic lymph node recurrence in patients with uterine cervical cancer after definitive treatment

    Kubota Hikaru , Tsujino Kayoko , Sulaiman Nor Shazrina , Sekii Shuhei , Matsumoto Yoko , Ota Yosuke , Soejima Toshinori , Yamaguchi Satoshi , Sasaki Ryohei

    … Conclusions: Although our patient cohort size was small, our results suggest that CCRT may be effective in preventing local disease recurrence in the PALN and may improve OS. …

    Radiation Oncology 14(1), 236, 2019-12-26


  • Household Debt and Aging in Japan

    Charles Yuji Horioka , Yoko Niimi

    … In this paper, we analyze the borrowing behavior of Japanese households in comparison to the other Group of Seven (G7) countries and also broken down by the age group of the household head. … We therefore need to monitor the borrowing behavior of this cohort over time as the Bank of Japan normalizes its monetary policy, especially since households have become more vulnerable to rising interest rates as the share of households who have chosen variablerate housing loans has increased in recent years. …

    AGI Working Paper Series (2019-12), 1-20, 2019-11


  • Transcatheter aortic valve implantation versus conservative management for severe aortic stenosis in real clinical practice

    Takeji Yasuaki , Taniguchi Tomohiko , Morimoto Takeshi , Saito Naritatsu , Ando Kenji , Shirai Shinichi , Sakaguchi Genichi , Arai Yoshio , Fuku Yasushi , Kawase Yuichi , Komiya Tatsuhiko , Ehara Natsuhiko , Kitai Takeshi , Koyama Tadaaki , Watanabe Shin , Watanabe Hirotoshi , Shiomi Hiroki , Minamino-Muta Eri , Matsuda Shintaro , Yaku Hidenori , Yoshikawa Yusuke , Yamazaki Kazuhiro , Kawatou Masahide , Sakamoto Kazuhisa , Tamura Toshihiro , Miyake Makoto , Sakaguchi Hisashi , Murata Koichiro , Nakai Masanao , Kanamori Norio , Izumi Chisato , Mitsuoka Hirokazu , Kato Masashi , Hirano Yutaka , Inada Tsukasa , Nagao Kazuya , Mabuchi Hiroshi , Takeuchi Yasuyo , Yamane Keiichiro , Tamura Takashi , Toyofuku Mamoru , Ishii Mitsuru , Inoko Moriaki , Ikeda Tomoyuki , Ishii Katsuhisa , Hotta Kozo , Jinnai Toshikazu , Higashitani Nobuya , Kato Yoshihiro , Inuzuka Yasutaka , Morikami Yuko , Minatoya Kenji , Kimura Takeshi

    … However, there is a knowledge gap regarding the magnitude of clinical benefit provided by TAVI in comparison with conservative management in patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS) in real clinical practice, which would be important in the decision making for TAVI. … We conducted propensity score matching and finally obtained a cohort of 556 patients (278 patients for each group) for the analysis. …

    PLOS ONE 14(9), 2019-09-26


  • Age-Period-Cohort Analysis by Bayesian Statistical Modeling::Comparison between Random Effect Model, Ridge Regression Model and Random Walk Model  [in Japanese]

    Matsumoto Yuta

    … A constrain is essential to solve the identification problem derived from linear dependency between age, period and cohort, but the framework of APC analysis is not summarized at present. … The Random walk model known as the Bayesian cohort model is the constraint that minimizes the weighted sum of squares about first-order differences in successive parameters and presume a time series structure to cope with the identification problem of APC. …

    Sociological Theory and Methods 34(1), 99-112, 2019


  • Rehabilitation Makeup  [in Japanese]

    Kazuki Reiko

    … The goal of rehabilitation makeup is to enhance the patient's quality of life by facilitating re-entry to society.The study cohort comprised 4,361 individuals who attended a rehabilitation makeup course between June 2005 and December 2018. … Comparison of WHO-QOL26 scores before makeup and after 3 weeks revealed significant improvements in overall score, as well as physical, mental, and environmental subdomain scores. …

    Journal of the Japan Lingual Orthodontic Association 2019(29), 22-26, 2019


  • Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Magnesium Concentrations in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients: A Retrospective Cohort Study  [in Japanese]

    Suzuki Daisuke , Ichie Toshikazu , Takashima Yoshimasa , Hayashi Hideki , Kai Junko , Kuroyanagi Toshiya , Sugiyama Tadashi

    … A comparison of the patient backgrounds in the two groups revealed significant differences in the serum magnesium levels and administration of PPI. …

    Iryo Yakugaku (Japanese Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences) 45(2), 76-81, 2019

    J-STAGE  Ichushi Web 

  • Effects of Long-Term Calcium Supplementation on Rats Bone Mineral Density and Cardiovascular Based on Metabonomics

    CHEN Haining , ZHANG Yan , HAO Yan , YANG Shucai , LIU Ying

    … Recent cohort studies have shown that long-term calcium supplements may raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, but its mechanism is still unclear. … Serum metabonomics analysis showed that there were persistent changes in many metabolites such as sphingosine and its derivatives (<i>p</i><0.01) in the comparison between the high calcium group and the normal group. …

    Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology 65(6), 483-490, 2019


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