Affiliation: Jichi Medical School
Nakamura Y, Yashiro M, Sadakane A, Aoyama Y, Oki I, Uehara R, et al
. Six principal symptoms and coronary artery sequelae in Kawasaki disease. Pediatr Int. 2009;51:705-8 pubmed publisher
..The relationship between coronary artery sequelae due to Kawasaki disease and the six principal symptoms associated with the latter are still unknown...
Nakamura Y, Yashiro M, Uehara R, Sadakane A, Tsuboi S, Aoyama Y, et al
. Epidemiologic features of Kawasaki disease in Japan: results of the 2009-2010 nationwide survey. J Epidemiol. 2012;22:216-21 pubmed
..Despite a decrease in prevalence, the proportion of patients with giant coronary aneurysms-the most severe sequela of KD-did not substantially decrease. The incidence rate and number of patients with KD continue to increase in Japan. ..
Matsubara S, Ohkuchi A, Kamesaki T, Ishikawa S, Nakamura Y, Matsumoto M. Supporting rural remote physicians to conduct a study and write a paper: experience of Clinical Research Support Team (CRST)-Jichi. Rural Remote Health. 2014;14:2883 pubmed
Sawahata M, Sugiyama Y, Nakamura Y, Nakayama M, Mato N, Yamasawa H, et al
. Age-related and historical changes in the clinical characteristics of sarcoidosis in Japan. Respir Med. 2015;109:272-8 pubmed publisher
..Moreover, the age at diagnosis of sarcoidosis has continued to increase in both sexes, influencing the recent trends in clinical characteristics. ..
Chihara I, Ae R, Kudo Y, Uehara R, Makino N, Matsubara Y, et al
. Suicidal patients presenting to secondary and tertiary emergency departments and referral to a psychiatrist: a population-based descriptive study from Japan. BMC Psychiatry. 2018;18:112 pubmed publisher
..Further research is needed to assure that suicidal patients presenting to EDs receive appropriate psychiatric assessment and follow-up after discharge. ..
Yamashita M, Ae R, Yashiro M, Aoyama Y, Sano T, Makino N, et al
. Difference in Risk Factors for Subtypes of Acute Cardiac Lesions Resulting from Kawasaki Disease. Pediatr Cardiol. 2017;38:375-380 pubmed publisher
..In particular, pediatricians should consider atypical definite cases and resistance to initial IVIG when assessing the risk of acute-phase GCA. ..
Sawahata M, Nakamura Y, Sugiyama Y. Appendectomy, tonsillectomy, and risk for sarcoidosis - A hospital-based case-control study in Japan. Respir Investig. 2017;55:196-202 pubmed publisher
..Appendix and tonsil removal was associated with sarcoidosis onset, suggesting their potential protective role against sarcoidosis development. Further studies are needed to minimize possible confounding factors. ..