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Book Chapter
Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 198
Published: 07 May 2019
10.1159/000496529
EISBN: 978-3-318-06424-7
... Abstract Background: Recent reports have outlined the present conditions and future prospects of Japanese patients on dialysis. Japan currently has the most rapidly aging population in the world and its dialysis population is also aging rapidly. Summary: Patients on dialysis in Japan...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485708
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... access in Japan. Summary: In vascular access techniques using patients' own vessels, such as creating an internal shunt and superficialization of the brachial artery, management and monitoring to maintain healthy conditions is crucial. New materials composed of synthetic products, such as artificial...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485711
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... Abstract Background: As an effective renal replacement therapy, peritoneal dialysis (PD) is as important as hemodialysis (HD) and renal transplantation. PD is beneficial for social rehabilitation and home medical care. However, in Japan, there are fewer PD patients than HD patients...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485724
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... Abstract Continuous venovenous hemodiafiltration is the modality of choice for acute blood purification therapy at almost all medical institutions in Japan. Nafamostat mesilate, an ultrashort-acting anticoagulant, is widely used for anticoagulation. Due to restrictions imposed by national...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/000485726
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
... and the current trend of pediatric RRT in Japan. Summary: The Japanese Society for Pediatric Nephrology (JSPN), in collaboration with the Japanese Society for Dialysis Therapy (JSDT) and the Japanese Society for Clinical Renal Transplantation (JSCRT), conducted a cross-sectional nationwide survey in 2012...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 196
Published: 09 August 2018
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06298-4
EISBN: 978-3-318-06298-4
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Series: Progress in Respiratory Research
Volume: 43
Published: 10 April 2018
10.1159/000481487
EISBN: 978-3-318-06095-9
... Abstract Background: During the latter half of the 19th century, Japan experienced a historical epidemic of TB along with the progress of the industrial revolution that accompanied modernization and urbanization. Adolescent women recruited for textile factories were the main victims. After...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 189
Published: 22 December 2016
10.1159/000450671
EISBN: 978-3-318-05929-8
... Abstract Background: Home hemodialysis (HHD) is rapidly becoming more widespread because HHD programs enable patients to receive a sufficient dialysis dose to improve their quality of life and survival rate without compromising their lifestyle. Summary: Although HHD in Japan has a long...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 56
Published: 21 March 2016
10.1159/000442771
EISBN: 978-3-318-05830-7
.... An innovative OCTA algorithm that aims to provide improved detection sensitivity of low blood flow and reduced motion artifacts without compromising axial resolution has recently been developed by Topcon (Topcon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan). Topcon's OCTA implementation further benefits from being paired...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 185
Published: 26 May 2015
10.1159/000380968
EISBN: 978-3-318-05465-1
... as of the end of 2013 in Japan, comprising only 0.1% of all dialysis patients in this country. Although this is a very small expansion rate, the number of HHD patients has been rapidly increasing in recent years. The Japanese Society for Home Hemodialysis was established in 1998 and formed the following 3...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 185
Published: 26 May 2015
10.1159/000380975
EISBN: 978-3-318-05465-1
... Abstract The results of a nationwide statistical survey of peritoneal dialysis (PD) in Japan (PD registry) were reported at the end of 2012. There were 9,514 PD patients at the end of 2012 (3.1%), indicating 128 fewer than in the 2011 survey (9,642 patients). There were 347 non-PD+catheter...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 185
Published: 26 May 2015
10.1159/000380976
EISBN: 978-3-318-05465-1
... hemodialysis (MHD) for end-stage kidney disease in Japan. There were two aims: a socioeconomic evaluation of online hemodiafiltration (HDF) in the medical system and an analysis of MHD with respect to the primary diseases of chronic kidney disease. We performed a cost-effectiveness analysis based on quality...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 185
Published: 26 May 2015
10.1159/000380977
EISBN: 978-3-318-05465-1
... Abstract Background: Many patients are receiving long-term hemodialysis (HD) or hemodiafiltration (HDF) treatment in Japan. Vascular access is a lifeline for patients on HD or HDF, and proper maintenance of vascular access is one of the key factors that make long-term HD and HDF possible...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000360100
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... scientific meeting of the society, I became acquainted with many allergists in Japan, and had the opportunity to learn problems in allergic diseases. From whom (academic, teacher) did you learn the most? I got my lifelong research projects as a postdoctoral fellow of Prof. Dan H. Campbell...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000360105
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Year of birth 1930 Place(s) of university education University of Tokyo, School of Medicine, Japan Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill., USA Who were your most important teachers in allergology? Mary Loveless, USA Roy Patterson, USA Yoshio Oshima, Japan Please...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 31
Published: 10 September 2013
10.1159/000348615
EISBN: 978-3-318-02293-3
... cholecystectomy [ 6 ]. Here we introduce a new method for intraoperative exploration of the biliary anatomy using fluorescence imaging with indocyanine green (ICG) (Diagnogreen; Daiichi Sankyo Co., Tokyo, Japan) and evaluates its clinical utility for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Materials and Methods...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 177
Published: 11 May 2012
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-02110-3
EISBN: 978-3-318-02110-3
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 72
Published: 10 August 2011
10.1159/000324789
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9723-4
... Abstract We investigated the relationship between nasopharyngeal flora of pediatric patients and antibiotic consumption in a local community in Japan between 2000 and 2009 retrospectively. There was a clear relationship between the lower annual consumption rate of cephalosporins and the lower...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 100
Published: 12 August 2009
10.1159/000235712
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9225-3
... Mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) is only one fourteenth [ 1 ] to one fifteenth [ 2 ] of the total deaths in Japan, which is totally different from Western countries. Moreover, it appears that mortality stratified according to age and sex from acute myocardial infarction and other...