- The clinical characteristics of vitamin D deficiency in childhood: a systematic literature review of Japanese patientsYohei Akazawa
Department of Pediatrics, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 23:675-84. 2010..It would be useful to find and make early interventions in cases of children at a high-risk of vitamin D deficiency...
- Thalidomide for treatment of intestinal involvement of juvenile-onset Behçet diseaseKozo Yasui
Department of Pediatrics, Nagano Red Cross Hospital, Nagano, Japan
Inflamm Bowel Dis 14:396-400. 2008..Thalidomide was given at an initial dose of 2 mg/kg per day, and the dose was increased to 3 mg/kg per day if necessary (3 of 7 patients) or decreased to 1-0.5 mg/kg per day according to the responses to the drug...
- Recent changes in the trends of seasonal influenza outbreaks in the Nagano Prefectural area of Japan: an oseltamivir effect?Kozo Yasui
Department of Pediatrics, Nagano Red Cross Hospital, Wakasato 5 22 1, Nagano 380 8582, Japan
J Infect Chemother 13:429-31. 2007..To prevent influenza outbreaks having a long duration, we believe that the period of isolation in patients receiving anti-influenza drugs has to be reconsidered...
- Simultaneous onset of type 1 diabetes in monozygotic twins younger than 1 yearNoriko Uchida
Department of Pediatrics, Nagano Red Cross Hospital, Wakasato 5 22 1, Nagano, 380 8582, Japan
Eur J Pediatr 167:161-3. 2008..Interestingly, the twins have four susceptible HLA DR and DQ genes together that are usually recognized separately in IDDM patients in Japan...
- Increased pretransplant QT dispersion as a risk factor for the development of cardiac complications during and after preparative conditioning for pediatric allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantationNoriko Motoki
Department of Pediatrics, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto Department of Pediatrics, Nagano National Hospital, Ueda, Japan
Pediatr Transplant 14:986-92. 2010..Increases in QTD and QTcD during the pretreatment period may be risk factors for the development of cardiac complications during and after conditioning for pediatric HSCT...
- Right-to-left shunting in the ductus arteriosus is induced readily by intense crying and rapid postural change in neonates with meconium-stained amniotic fluidAtsushi Baba
Departments of Pediatrics, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
Pediatr Crit Care Med 13:60-5. 2012....