Minoru Kawamura

Summary

Affiliation: Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a spot urine method in evaluating daily salt intake in hypertensive patients taking oral antihypertensive drugs
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Morioka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:397-402. 2006
  2. doi request reprint The influence of posture on the estimation of daily salt intake by the second morning urine method
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Ueda, Morioka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 33:505-10. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Second morning urine method is superior to the casual urine method for estimating daily salt intake in patients with hypertension
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Morioka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 35:611-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Salt preference according to a questionnaire vs. dietary salt intake estimated by a spot urine method in participants at a health check-up center
    Tomoko Hashimoto
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Morioka
    Intern Med 47:399-403. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Tranilast slows the progression of advanced diabetic nephropathy
    Jun Soma
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Ueda, Morioka, Japan
    Nephron 92:693-8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of uni-adrenalectomy on blood pressure in a patient with excessive adrenal 18-hydroxy-11-deoxycorticosterone production bilaterally
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, 1 4 1 Ueda, Morioka 020 0066
    Intern Med 42:507-12. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Water intake and 24-hour blood pressure monitoring in a patient with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus caused by a novel mutation of the vasopressin V2R gene
    Masahiko Owada
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka
    Intern Med 41:119-23. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of analgesic action of neurotropin on chronic pain in adjuvant-induced arthritic rat: roles of descending noradrenergic and serotonergic systems
    Tomoshi Miura
    Department of Development Research, Institute of Bio active Science, Nippon Zoki Pharmaceutical Company, Hyogo
    J Pharmacol Sci 97:429-36. 2005

Collaborators

  • Toru Takahashi
  • Jun Soma
  • Masahiko Owada
  • Tomoko Hashimoto
  • Tomoshi Miura
  • Takashi Sugawara
  • Fukuko Yagami
  • Ryohei Okazaki
  • Hiroyoshi Namba
  • Hiroyuki Yoshida
  • Hisashi Okai
  • Yasukazu Kimura
  • Shinichi Uchida
  • Katsuhiko Hiramori
  • Takuya Fujiwara
  • Sei Sasaki

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of a spot urine method in evaluating daily salt intake in hypertensive patients taking oral antihypertensive drugs
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Morioka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:397-402. 2006
    ..69, p<0.01) and the no-medication group (r=0.66, p<0.01). SUM is therefore a reliable method for evaluating daily salt intake in patients taking antihypertensive medication as well as unmedicated patients...
  2. doi request reprint The influence of posture on the estimation of daily salt intake by the second morning urine method
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Ueda, Morioka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 33:505-10. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint Second morning urine method is superior to the casual urine method for estimating daily salt intake in patients with hypertension
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Morioka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 35:611-6. 2012
    ..85). In conclusion, the CU method is heavily influenced by the timing of urine collection and by the actual daily salt intake, so the SMU method provides a better estimate of individual salt intake...
  4. ncbi request reprint Salt preference according to a questionnaire vs. dietary salt intake estimated by a spot urine method in participants at a health check-up center
    Tomoko Hashimoto
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Morioka
    Intern Med 47:399-403. 2008
    ..For convenience salt intake is ordinarily estimated at health check up centers using a salt-preference questionnaire, but whether or not the questionnaire identifies excessive salt consumers is unclear...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tranilast slows the progression of advanced diabetic nephropathy
    Jun Soma
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, Ueda, Morioka, Japan
    Nephron 92:693-8. 2002
    ..We investigated the effect of tranilast on progression of diabetic nephropathy (DN), since this process is associated with accumulation of collagens in the glomerulus and interstitium...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of uni-adrenalectomy on blood pressure in a patient with excessive adrenal 18-hydroxy-11-deoxycorticosterone production bilaterally
    Minoru Kawamura
    Department of General Internal Medicine, Iwate Prefectural Central Hospital, 1 4 1 Ueda, Morioka 020 0066
    Intern Med 42:507-12. 2003
    ..5 mEq/l. These results suggest that uni-adrenalectomy is, at least in part, effective in ameliorating not only BP but also potassium concentration in a patient of adrenal hyperplasia with excessive bilateral 18-OH-DOC production...
  7. ncbi request reprint Water intake and 24-hour blood pressure monitoring in a patient with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus caused by a novel mutation of the vasopressin V2R gene
    Masahiko Owada
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka
    Intern Med 41:119-23. 2002
    ..This characteristic blood pressure profile may result from daily occurrence of free water depletion, as further observation indicated that water deprivation was associated with a reduction in blood pressure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of analgesic action of neurotropin on chronic pain in adjuvant-induced arthritic rat: roles of descending noradrenergic and serotonergic systems
    Tomoshi Miura
    Department of Development Research, Institute of Bio active Science, Nippon Zoki Pharmaceutical Company, Hyogo
    J Pharmacol Sci 97:429-36. 2005
    ..Neurotropin may be useful for the clinical management of chronic pain diseases such as a rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis...