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  • Thermal, structural and morphological characterization of dental polymers for clinical applications

    Benli Merve , Eker Gümüş Beril , Kahraman Yusuf , Yağcı Özlem , Erdoğan Duygu , Huck Olivier , Özcan Mutlu

    … Polymers are used in dentistry on a daily basis due to their mechanical, functional and aesthetic properties. …

    Journal of Prosthodontic Research, 2021

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  • Identification of cisplatin-resistant factor by integration of transcriptomic and proteomic data using head and neck carcinoma cell lines

    Inukai Daisuke , Nishimura Kunihiro , Okamoto Hiroki , Sano Rui , Ueda Hiromi , Ota Akinobu , Karnan Sivasundaram , Hosokawa Yoshitaka , Yoshikawa Kazuhiro , Suzuki Susumu , Ueda Ryuzo , Murotani Kenta , Bradford Carol R. , Ogawa Tetsuya

    … Here, we evaluated chemoresistant factors by integrating proteomic and transcriptomic data using HNSCC cell lines to identify a more precise chemoresistant factor in HNSCC. … Proteomic analysis was performed using iTRAQ, tandem mass spectrometry, and liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization-tandem mass spectrometry. … Transcriptomic analysis was performed using microarrays. …

    Nagoya Journal of Medical Science 82(3), 519-531, 2020-08

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  • Functional network activity during errorless and trial-and-error color-name association learning

    Yamashita Madoka , Shimokawa Tetsuya , Peper Ferdinand , Tanemura Rumi

    … In this study, we investigated functional magnetic resonance imaging data for healthy adults during EL and T&E learning. … A functional network analysis was conducted by applying graph theory. … The former represents the functional connectivity strength of a subnetwork, namely the within-DMN connectivity and within-FPN connectivity, while the latter represents the number of links between the DMN and FPN. …

    Brain and Behavior 10(8), e01723, 2020-08

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  • Immediate changes in transcription factors and synaptic transmission in the cochlea following acoustic trauma: A gene transcriptome study

    Maeda Yukihide , Kariya Shin , Uraguchi Kensuke , Takahara Junko , Fujimoto Shohei , Sugaya Akiko , Nishizaki Kazunori

    … Bioinformatic analysis revealed that these DEGs were associated with the functional gene pathway "neuroactive ligand-receptor interaction" and included 28 genes encoding receptors for neurotransmitters such as gamma-aminobutyric acid and glutamate. … The present data serve as a basis for further studies aimed at developing medical treatments for acute sensorineural hearing loss. …

    Neuroscience Research, 2020-05-15

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  • The Effect of a Multicomponent Dual-Task Exercise on Cortical Thickness in Older Adults with Cognitive Decline: A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Bae Seongryu , Harada Kenji , Lee Sangyoon , Harada Kazuhiro , Makino Keitaro , Chiba Ippei , Park Hyuntae , Shimada Hiroyuki

    … This study involved a secondary analysis of neuroimaging data from a randomized controlled trial with 280 older adults having cognitive decline who were randomly assigned to either a multicomponent exercise group (n = 140) that attended weekly 90-minute exercise and cognitive training sessions or a health education control group (n = 140). … Cognitive performance was evaluated using the Gerontology-Functional Assessment Tool (NCGG-FAT). …

    Journal of Clinical Medicine 9(5), 1312, 2020-05

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  • Mid-term effect of balloon aortic valvuloplasty on mitral regurgitation in aortic stenosis

    Masaki Ryota , Iwasaki Masamichi , Tanaka Hidekazu , Hamana Tomoyo , Odajima Susumu , Fujimoto Wataru , Kuroda Koji , Hatani Yutaka , Inoue Takumi , Okamoto Hiroshi , Okuda Masanori , Hayashi Takatoshi , Hirata Ken-ichi

    … Methods Our analysis was based on the data from 83 patients with severe AS (mean age, 86 ± 5 years; … The prevalence of New York Heart Association functional class III or IV decreased at 1 and 3 months after BAV in both groups. …

    Cardiovascular Ultrasound 18(1), 10, 2020-04-13

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  • Integrating host plant phylogeny, plant traits, intraspecific competition and repeated measures using a phylogenetic mixed model of field behaviour by polyphagous herbivores, the leaf-cutting ants

    Manasee Weerathunga , Alexander S. Mikheyev

    … Field observations of herbivores in their native habitats provide a means for simultaneously estimating the relative importance of these factors, but statistical analysis of all these factors may be challenging. … Here we used a 7-week dataset of leaf-cutting ant (Atta cephalotes) foraging in a diverse Neotropical arboretum containing 193 tree species (822 trees) to examine the relative role of tree phylogeny, territoriality and tree functional characteristics using a phylogenetic generalized least squares (PGLS) model. …

    Journal of Tropical Ecology 36(2), 80-86, 2020-02-17

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  • 3D Kinematic Analysis for the Functional Evaluation in the Rat Model of Sciatic Nerve Crush Injury

    Wang Tianshu , Ito Akira , Tajino Junichi , Kuroki Hiroshi , Aoyama Tomoki

    … Compared to the Sciatic Functional Index (SFI), kinematic analysis is a more reliable and sensitive method for performing functional evaluations of sciatic nerve injury rodent models. … In this protocol, we describe a novel kinematic analysis method that uses a three-dimensional (3D) motion capture apparatus for functional evaluations using a rat sciatic nerve crush injury model. …

    Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE (156), 2020-02

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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

    … Methods We analyzed data from our previous prospective multicenter study, in which we investigated the effect of the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin on LV diastolic functional parameters of T2DM patients with stable HF at five institutions in Japan. … It was noteworthy that multiple regression analysis showed that the change in GLS after administration of dapagliflozin was the only independent determinant parameters for the change in E/e′ after administration of dapagliflozin. …

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

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  • Percellome Project on Sick-Building-Syndrome level inhalation for the prediction of neurobehavioral toxicity due to several indoor volatile organic compounds  [in Japanese]

    KITAJIMA Satoshi , TANEMURA Kentaro , KANNO Jun

    … Here, we report that the Percellome analysis is capable of predicting functional insults by short-term inhalation at SHS-level concentration.</p><p> … Our finding may be considered as a first substantial data that would explain the indefinite or unidentified complaint in SHS patients. … The analysis of emotional & …

    Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Toxicology 47.1(0), S17-4, 2020

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  • Effect of Early Oral Intake with Team Medical Care on Length of Hospital Stay and Oral Intake at Discharge in Inpatients with Aspiration Pneumonia  [in Japanese]

    KOYAMA Tamami , WAKABAYASHI Hidetaka , MAEDA Keisuke , SHINOHARA Kenta , HIRAYAMA Koichi , SHAMOTO Hiroshi , MOMOSAKI Ryo

    … Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC) data including age, gender, required care level, living place before hospitalization, A-DROP (Age, Dehydration, Respiratory failure, Orientation disturbance and blood Pressure) at hospitalization, number of days from hospitalization to oral intake, presence of rehabilitation, fever after starting oral intake, length of hospital stay, the Functional Oral Intake Scale (FOIS) at discharge, presence of oral intake at discharge, and discharge destination were investigated retrospectively. …

    The Japanese Journal of Dysphagia Rehabilitation 24(1), 14-25, 2020

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  • Gait Reacquisition Rate, Home Outcome Rate, and Gait Prognosis in Patients with Femoral Neck Fractures and Mental Illness – A Multicenter Study

    Uezono Sae , Ishibashi Yusuke , Kuramochi Shouichi , Kaganoi Seiji , Ikeda Takuhiro , Shimohira Takahiro , Katoh Munenori

    … surveys to collect data regarding patients' age, sex, type of mental illness, location at time of injury, complications, Charlson Comorbidity Index, Global Assessment of Functioning scale scores, surgical technique, time from surgery to the start of rehabilitation at the target hospital, rehabilitation duration, results of cognitive function tests (e.g., the Mini Mental Status Examination), walking ability before the injury, final walking ability, functional independence measure …

    Progress in Rehabilitation Medicine 5(0), n/a, 2020

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  • Factors Predicting Functional Outcome in Acute Stroke Patients:A Multicenter Study  [in Japanese]

    HASEGAWA Koki , FUJINO Yuji , MATSUDA Tadamitsu , FUKATA Kazuhiro , MIKI Hiroshi , KOBAYASHI Yohei , SATO Hirofumi

    … <p><b>Purpose</b>: We investigated potential predictors of functional outcome in acute stroke patients.</p><p><b>Methods</b>: This multicentric prospective cohort study evaluated NIH stroke scale (NIHSS), Brunnstrom recovery stage, Trunk control test, Revised version of the ability for basic movement scale, Scale for contraversive pushing (SCP), Scale for the assessment and rating of ataxia, Functional ambulation category (FAC), and stroke type (cerebral infarction or hemorrhage) in 447 …

    Physical Therapy Japan 47(4), 347-353, 2020

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  • Interaction between locomotion and three subcategories for patients with stroke demonstrating fewer than 37 points on the total functional independence measure upon admission to the recovery ward

    Kimura Takashi

    … We performed a correlation analysis to evaluate the relationships among all the collected data. … Then, hierarchical multiple regression analysis was performed using the self-care motor score of the Functional Independent Measure (FIM) as the dependent variable. … values were calculated using a simple slope analysis. … The results of the simple slope analysis were significant. …

    Journal of Physical Therapy Science 32(8), 516-523, 2020

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  • Design and Implementation of a Software Tester for Benchmarking Stateless NAT64 Gateways

    LENCSE Gábor

    … Our tester, siitperf, is written in C++ and it uses the Intel Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK). … We also document its functional tests and its initial performance estimation. …

    IEICE Transactions on Communications, 2020

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  • Relation between functional recovery and inter-hemisphere connectivity changes in stroke patients  [in Japanese]

    Mori Akiko , Ono Yumie , Ito Maho , Minakuchi Marina , Kono Masashi , Tominaga Takanori

    … <p>We investigated the relationship between changes of inter-hemispheric connectivity and functional recovery in stroke hemiplegic patients at their recovery stage who underwent 4 weeks of rehabilitation. … Interhemispheric functional connectivity was evaluated with phase locking value (PLV) of EEG data recorded during the handgrip task of the affected hand. …

    Transactions of Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering Annual58(Abstract), 316-316, 2020

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  • Consideration of functional evaluation standard in musculoskeletal ambulation disability symptom complex  [in Japanese]

    GOFUKU Kenichi , ICHIHASHI Kohzoh , INOMATA Youichi

    … <p>Patients with the musculoskeletal ambulation disability symptom complex at this hospital were examined by the functional reach test (FRT) and two-step test (2stepT) to assess whether the results of these tests might be correlated with the single-leg standing time and Timed Up and Go test (TUG) data, both of which are used to establish the diagnosis of this disorder. …

    The Journal of the Japanese Clinical Orthopaedic Association 45(1), 45-46, 2020

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  • Reliability Simulation with the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of Redistribution Layer in Fan-out Wafer Level Packaging

    Okada Yuji , Fujii Atsushi , Ono Kenta , Kariya Yoshiharu

    … In addition, we calculated the energy release rate (<i>G</i>) from finite element analysis (FEA) in FOWLP structure. … This study has made it possible to simulate the delamination possibility of Cu/Polymer interface at arbitrary temperatures and displacement rates from basic material data and FEA analysis of the FOWLP structure.</p> …

    Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology 33(2), 171-176, 2020

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  • Overview of evaluation technologies for rehabilitation from viewpoints of service co-creation  [in Japanese]

    MOCHIMARU Masaaki

    … Furthermore, since 2000, research to evaluate functional recovery of the cranial nervous system, which controls motor function recovery, has made rapid progress in the field of neuro-rehabilitation. … The rehabilitation evaluation has been integrated by the evaluation of the physical function, daily-living functioning, and the functional recovery of the cranial nervous system. …

    Journal of Rehabilitation Neurosciences, 2020

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  • Uniform Energy Decay for Wave Equations with Unbounded Damping Coefficients

    Ikehata Ryo , Takeda Hiroshi

    … In this case we never impose strong assumptions such as compactness of the support of the initial data. …

    Funkcialaj Ekvacioj 63(1), 133-152, 2020

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