Kazuhiro P Izawa
- Izawa K, Watanabe S, Oka K, Kasahara Y, Morio Y, Hiraki K, et al. Respiratory muscle strength in relation to sarcopenia in elderly cardiac patients. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016;28:1143-1148 pubmed..The MIP cutoff value reported here may be a useful minimum target value for identifying elderly male cardiac patients with sarcopenia. ..
- Ogawa M, Izawa K, Satomi Kobayashi S, Kitamura A, Ono R, Sakai Y, et al. Poor preoperative nutritional status is an important predictor of the retardation of rehabilitation after cardiac surgery in elderly cardiac patients. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2017;29:283-290 pubmed publisher..Preoperative poor nutritional status may be an independent predictor of the retardation of postoperative rehabilitation in patients undergoing elective cardiac surgery. ..
- Izawa K, Kasahara Y, Hiraki K, Hirano Y, Watanabe S. Age-Related Differences of Maximum Phonation Time in Patients after Cardiac Surgery. Diseases. 2017;6: pubmed publisher..1% vs. 42.1%). In addition, there were no significant interactions of MPT in the two groups for 1 versus 3 months (F = 1.65, p = 0.20). Conclusion: Following phase II, CR improved MPT for all cardiac surgery patients. ..
- Izawa K, Kasahara Y, Hiraki K, Hirano Y, Watanabe S. Relation between the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand Score and Muscle Strength in Post-Cardiac Surgery Patients. Diseases. 2017;5: pubmed publisher....