Akinori Masuda

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Affiliation: Kagoshima University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of repeated thermal therapy for two patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Akinori Masuda
    Respiratory and Stress Care Center, Kagoshima University Hospital, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 58:383-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance predicts short-term refeeding outcome in females with anorexia nervosa
    Daisuke Yasuhara
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima City, Japan
    Psychosom Med 67:669-76. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of repeated thermal therapy for patients with chronic pain
    Akinori Masuda
    Nishi Kyusyu University, Saga, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 74:288-94. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated thermal therapy diminishes appetite loss and subjective complaints in mildly depressed patients
    Akinori Masuda
    Psychosomatic Medicine, Respiratory and Stress Care Center, Kagoshima University Hospital, Kagoshima City, Japan
    Psychosom Med 67:643-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Altered ghrelin and peptide YY responses to meals in bulimia nervosa
    Shinya Kojima
    Division of Behavioural Medicine, Department of Social Science and Behavioural Medicine, Course for Health Science, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Science, Kagoshima, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:74-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [A new treatment: thermal therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome]
    Akinori Masuda
    Masuda Clinic
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1093-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of repeated sauna treatment on ventricular arrhythmias in patients with chronic heart failure
    Takashi Kihara
    Department of Cardiovascular, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Circ J 68:1146-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of thermal therapy in lifestyle-related diseases
    Sadatoshi Biro
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:1245-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint The prognosis after multidisciplinary treatment for patients with postinfectious chronic fatigue syndrome and noninfectious chronic fatigue syndrome
    Akinori Masuda
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Behav Med 25:487-97. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of regional cerebral blood flow in patients with anorexia nervosa before and after weight gain
    Shinya Kojima
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima City 890 8520, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 140:251-8. 2005

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The effects of repeated thermal therapy for two patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
    Akinori Masuda
    Respiratory and Stress Care Center, Kagoshima University Hospital, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 58:383-7. 2005
    ..This paper describes the successful treatment of two patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) using repeated thermal therapy...
  2. ncbi request reprint Glucose tolerance predicts short-term refeeding outcome in females with anorexia nervosa
    Daisuke Yasuhara
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima City, Japan
    Psychosom Med 67:669-76. 2005
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  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of repeated thermal therapy for patients with chronic pain
    Akinori Masuda
    Nishi Kyusyu University, Saga, Japan
    Psychother Psychosom 74:288-94. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that systemic warming may decrease pain and improve the outcomes in patients with chronic pain. The purpose of this study was to clarify the effects of systemic thermal therapy in patients with chronic pain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Repeated thermal therapy diminishes appetite loss and subjective complaints in mildly depressed patients
    Akinori Masuda
    Psychosomatic Medicine, Respiratory and Stress Care Center, Kagoshima University Hospital, Kagoshima City, Japan
    Psychosom Med 67:643-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to clarify the effects of repeated thermal therapy in mildly depressed patients with appetite loss and subjective complaints...
  5. ncbi request reprint Altered ghrelin and peptide YY responses to meals in bulimia nervosa
    Shinya Kojima
    Division of Behavioural Medicine, Department of Social Science and Behavioural Medicine, Course for Health Science, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Science, Kagoshima, Japan
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:74-8. 2005
    ..Therefore, alterations in hormone physiology may play a role in the pathogenesis of bulimia nervosa (BN). In this study, we investigated the postprandial profile of ghrelin and PYY levels in patients with BN...
  6. ncbi request reprint [A new treatment: thermal therapy for chronic fatigue syndrome]
    Akinori Masuda
    Masuda Clinic
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1093-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that repeated thermal therapy may be a promising method for the treatment of CFS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Effects of repeated sauna treatment on ventricular arrhythmias in patients with chronic heart failure
    Takashi Kihara
    Department of Cardiovascular, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Circ J 68:1146-51. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether repeated 60 degrees C sauna treatment improves cardiac arrhythmias in chronic heart failure (CHF) patients, because ventricular arrhythmias are an important therapeutic target in CHF...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical implications of thermal therapy in lifestyle-related diseases
    Sadatoshi Biro
    Department of Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 228:1245-9. 2003
    ..On the basis of these data, sauna therapy may be a promising therapy for patients with lifestyle-related diseases...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prognosis after multidisciplinary treatment for patients with postinfectious chronic fatigue syndrome and noninfectious chronic fatigue syndrome
    Akinori Masuda
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Behav Med 25:487-97. 2002
    ..Classification of CFS patients into postinfectious and noninfectious groups is useful for choosing the appropriate treatment in order to obtain better prognosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of regional cerebral blood flow in patients with anorexia nervosa before and after weight gain
    Shinya Kojima
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima City 890 8520, Japan
    Psychiatry Res 140:251-8. 2005
    ..These results suggest that weight gain is associated with a normalization of rCBF in a number of brain areas, but that the low level of rCBF in the ACC at baseline is unaffected by treatment in AN-R...
  11. ncbi request reprint Possible role of preproghrelin gene polymorphisms in susceptibility to bulimia nervosa
    Tetsuya Ando
    Department of Psychosomatic Research, National Institute of Mental Health, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:929-34. 2006
    ..0059, OR = 1.71). Our findings suggest that the Leu72Met (408 C > A) and the 3056 T > C polymorphisms of the preproghrelin gene are associated with susceptibility to BN-P...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial characteristics and immunological functions in patients with postinfectious chronic fatigue syndrome and noninfectious chronic fatigue syndrome
    Akinori Masuda
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8520, Japan
    J Behav Med 25:477-85. 2002
    ..The latter group should be considered as a variant of psychiatric disorder and treated accordingly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Uncoupling protein-2/uncoupling protein-3 gene polymorphism is not associated with anorexia nervosa
    Tetsuya Ando
    Division of Psychosomatic Research, National Institute of Mental Health, Kohnodai Hospital, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan
    Psychiatr Genet 14:215-8. 2004
    ..The hypothesis that differences in the UCP-2/3 gene influence the susceptibility to AN was not supported...
  14. ncbi request reprint Repeated sauna therapy reduces urinary 8-epi-prostaglandin F(2alpha)
    Akinori Masuda
    Department of Cardiology, Respiratory and Metabolic Medicine, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
    Jpn Heart J 45:297-303. 2004
    ..05, 230 +/- 67 pg/mg x creatinine vs 380 +/- 101 pg/mg x creatinine, P < 0.0001, respectively). These results suggest that repeated sauna therapy may protect against oxidative stress, which leads to the prevention of atherosclerosis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of Waon therapy for fibromyalgia
    Kakushi Matsushita
    The First Department of Internal Medicine, Kagoshima University Hospital
    Intern Med 47:1473-6. 2008
    ..We examined the applicability of Waon therapy (soothing warmth therapy) as a new method of pain treatment in patients with FMS...