Masami Kojima

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Affiliation: Kanazawa Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of anesthesia on ocular effects and temperature in rabbit eyes exposed to microwaves
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kanazawa, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 25:228-33. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Low vitamin E level as a subliminal risk factor in a rat model of prednisolone-induced cataract
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:1116-20. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Acute ocular injuries caused by 60-Ghz millimeter-wave exposure
    Masami Kojima
    Division of Vision Research for Environmental Health, Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1, Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Health Phys 97:212-8. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of alpha-lipoic acid against diabetic cataract in rat
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:10-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Environmental temperature and cataract progression in experimental rat cataract models
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:125-34. 2002
  6. doi request reprint Effect of 5-S-GAD on UV-B-induced cataracts in rats
    Hiroyoshi Kawada
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 53:531-5. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial differences of lens transparency properties with aging and prevalence of age-related cataract applying a WHO classification system
    Kazuyuki Sasaki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 36:332-40. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet B-induced corneal and lens damage in guinea pigs on low-ascorbic acid diet
    Kaili Wu
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 36:277-83. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint An alternative method of steroid-induced lens opacification in brown norway rat eyes applying systemic pulse administration
    Kouta Nagai
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 36:231-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary cornea guttata and morphology of corneal endothelium in aging Japanese and Singaporean subjects
    Kitagawa Kitagawa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 34:135-8. 2002

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of anesthesia on ocular effects and temperature in rabbit eyes exposed to microwaves
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kanazawa, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 25:228-33. 2004
    ..The more pronounced ocular effects in the anesthetized rabbits were associated with the significantly higher ocular temperatures in the anesthetized animals. The influence of systemic anesthesia on ocular changes should be considered...
  2. ncbi request reprint Low vitamin E level as a subliminal risk factor in a rat model of prednisolone-induced cataract
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa, Japan
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:1116-20. 2002
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  3. doi request reprint Acute ocular injuries caused by 60-Ghz millimeter-wave exposure
    Masami Kojima
    Division of Vision Research for Environmental Health, Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, 1 1, Daigaku, Uchinada machi, Ishikawa, 920 0293, Japan
    Health Phys 97:212-8. 2009
    ..These findings indicate that the three types of millimeter-wave antennas can cause thermal injuries of varying types and levels. The thermal effects induced by millimeter-waves can apparently penetrate below the surface of the eye...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of alpha-lipoic acid against diabetic cataract in rat
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 51:10-3. 2007
    ..alpha-Lipoic acid (LA) is well known as a powerful antioxidant. The efficacy of dihydrolipoate-LA for oral administration against streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic cataract in rat was investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Environmental temperature and cataract progression in experimental rat cataract models
    Masami Kojima
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:125-34. 2002
    ..To clarify whether or not ambient temperature relates to cataract development or the progression of cataract formation...
  6. doi request reprint Effect of 5-S-GAD on UV-B-induced cataracts in rats
    Hiroyoshi Kawada
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 53:531-5. 2009
    ..This is a report of an investigation of the effect of 5-S-GAD (eyedrops) on UVB-induced cataracts in rats...
  7. ncbi request reprint Racial differences of lens transparency properties with aging and prevalence of age-related cataract applying a WHO classification system
    Kazuyuki Sasaki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 36:332-40. 2004
    ..To investigate racial differences of lens transparency properties and the prevalence of lens opacification by age...
  8. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet B-induced corneal and lens damage in guinea pigs on low-ascorbic acid diet
    Kaili Wu
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 36:277-83. 2004
    ..No significant morphological differences in cornea and lens were found between guinea pigs fed with low-ASA or normal diet...
  9. ncbi request reprint An alternative method of steroid-induced lens opacification in brown norway rat eyes applying systemic pulse administration
    Kouta Nagai
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 36:231-6. 2004
    ..To confirm whether long-term administration of prednisolone sodium succinate (prednisolone) alone is able to induce cataract in rat eyes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary cornea guttata and morphology of corneal endothelium in aging Japanese and Singaporean subjects
    Kitagawa Kitagawa
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada, Ishikawa 920 0293, Japan
    Ophthalmic Res 34:135-8. 2002
    ..These differences support not only a racial and a gender factor but also a possible environmental influence...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effects of protective eyewear on glare and crystalline lens transparency
    Yasuo Sakamoto
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Kahoku gun, Ishikawa Ken, Japan
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:93-103. 2002
    ..We investigated the relationship between different levels of crystalline lens transparence and the effects of glare protection using two kinds of filters...
  12. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of nuclear cataract in the population of tropical and subtropical areas
    Hiroshi Sasaki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kanazawa Medical University, Uchinada
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:60-9. 2002
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  13. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for nuclear lens opacification: the Reykjavik Eye Study
    Arsaell Arnarsson
    Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:12-20. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine risk factors for nuclear lens opacification in citizens of Reykjavik...
  14. doi request reprint Computation of temperature elevation in rabbit eye irradiated by 2.45-GHz microwaves with different field configurations
    Akimasa Hirata
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
    Health Phys 94:134-44. 2008
    ..45-GHz microwave systems. That position was found to appear around the posterior of the lens regardless of the exposure condition, which indicates that the original temperature distribution in the eye was the dominant factor...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lens and cataract research of the 20th century: a review of results, errors and misunderstandings
    Otto Hockwin
    Center of Ophthalmology, Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, Germany
    Dev Ophthalmol 35:1-11. 2002
    ..In our opinion lens and cataract research is still necessary and it will be more successful if we bear in mind the mostly unintentional errors of the 20th century but keep them out of our daily practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint Computational verification of anesthesia effect on temperature variations in rabbit eyes exposed to 2.45 GHz microwave energy
    Akimasa Hirata
    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan
    Bioelectromagnetics 27:602-12. 2006
    ..The point to be stressed is that under anesthesia the thermoregulatory response was inactivated and blood flow and basal metabolism was reduced...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effect of KAD-1229, a novel hypoglycaemic agent, on plasma glucose levels after meal load in type 2 diabetic rats
    Kiyoshi Ichikawa
    Pharmacology Laboratories, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Hotaka, Nagano, Japan
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 29:423-7. 2002
    ..5. The results indicate that KAD-1229 has an antihyperglycaemic effect and KAD-1229 is suggested to be a suitable agent for controlling post-prandial hyperglycaemia...
  18. doi request reprint Computational model for calculating body-core temperature elevation in rabbits due to whole-body exposure at 2.45 GHz
    Akimasa Hirata
    Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
    Phys Med Biol 53:3391-404. 2008
    ..0 W kg(-1), the body-core temperature in rabbits elevates with time, without becoming saturated. The administration of anesthesia suppressed body-core temperature elevation, which is attributed to the reduced basal metabolic rate...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differential analysis of D-beta-Asp-containing proteins found in normal and infrared irradiated rabbit lens
    Takumi Takata
    Research Reactor Institute, Kyoto University, Kumatori cho, Sennan, Osaka 590 0494, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 344:263-71. 2006
    ..Additionally, some d-beta-Asp-containing proteins only appear after IR irradiation. One such protein is the alpha-enolase, which shows homology to tau-crystallin...
  20. ncbi request reprint Temperature rises in the crystalline lens from focal irradiation
    Tsutomu Okuno
    National Institute of Industrial Health, Japan, 6 21 1 Nagao, Tama ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Ken, 214 8585 Japan
    Health Phys 88:214-22. 2005
    ..The risk of thermal injury increases as exposure duration increases, and the risk tends to increase as the beam waist diameter or Maxwellian-view angle decreases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of the hemostatic action of KFA-1411, an inhibitor of coagulation factor Xa (FXa), in humans and various animals
    Kiyoto Hara
    Pharmacology Research Laboratory, Research and Development, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, 4365 Kashiwabara, Hotaka, Minamiazumi, Nagano 399 8304, Japan
    J Toxicol Sci 28:25-34. 2003
    ..The experimental model of monkeys is recommended for estimation of the clinical effects and safety of KFA-1411 in humans...
  22. ncbi request reprint Mouse model of airway remodeling: strain differences
    Kazuhiko Shinagawa
    Pharmacology Lab, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, Minamiazumi, Nagano, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:959-67. 2003
    ..In particular, useful qualitative and quantitative information relating to the structural and histologic changes in the lungs may be obtainable using this model...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological profile of KUL-7211, a selective beta-adrenoceptor agonist, in isolated ureteral smooth muscle
    Yoshitaka Tomiyama
    Central Research Laboratory, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd, Nagano, Japan
    J Pharmacol Sci 92:411-9. 2003
    ..KUL-7211 may be a novel and useful medication for relieving ureteral colic and promoting stone passage in urolithiasis patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oxcarbazepine antinociception in animals with inflammatory pain or painful diabetic neuropathy
    Sumiyoshi Kiguchi
    Pharmacology Research, R and D, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, 4365 1 Kashiwabara, Hotaka, Minamiazumi, Nagano 399 8304, Japan
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 31:57-64. 2004
    ..6. These results indicate that OCBZ has an analgesic action and is a possible therapeutic agent for the treatment of neuropathic pain, such as occurs in painful diabetic neuropathy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Rat model of the hypercalcaemia induced by parathyroid hormone-related protein: characteristics of three bisphosphonates
    Yoshimitsu Komatsu
    Central Research Laboratory, R and D, Kissei Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, 4365 1, Kashiwabara, Hotaka, Minamiazumi, Nagano 399 8304, Japan
    Eur J Pharmacol 507:317-24. 2005
    ..These data indicated that clodronate and pamidronate not only decrease the plasma Ca2+ concentration but also improve the renal dysfunction induced by hypercalcaemia...