Yasunori Oka

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Narcolepsy without cataplexy: 2 subtypes based on CSF hypocretin-1/orexin-A findings
    Yasunori Oka
    Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawaharacho, Sakyo ku, 606 8507 Kyoto, Japan
    Sleep 29:1439-43. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A sleep disorders centre in the United Kingdom
    Yasunori Oka
    Sleep Disorders Centre, St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:237-8. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Differences and associations between nocturnal voiding/nocturia and sleep disorders
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    BJU Int 106:232-7. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypersomnia caused by isolated angiitis of the CNS
    Kayoko Nakaji
    Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Intern Med 44:883-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences between bothersome and non-bothersome night-time frequency
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:1014-9. 2007
  6. pmc Associations between obstructive sleep apnea, metabolic syndrome, and sleep duration, as measured with an actigraph, in an urban male working population in Japan
    Kazuo Chin
    Department of Respiratory Care and Sleep Control Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan
    Sleep 33:89-95. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Development of a Japanese version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (JESS) based on item response theory
    Misa Takegami
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Graduate School of Medicine and Public Health, Kyoto University, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Sleep Med 10:556-65. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Night-time frequency, sleep disturbance and general health-related quality of life: is there a relation?
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:96-100. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Low CSF hypocretin-1/orexin-A associated with hypersomnia secondary to hypothalamic lesion in a case of multiple sclerosis
    Yasunori Oka
    J Neurol 251:885-6. 2004
  10. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing in the usual lifestyle setting as detected with home monitoring in a population of working men in Japan
    Yukiyo Nakayama-Ashida
    Horizontal Medical Research Organization, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Sleep 31:419-25. 2008

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Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Narcolepsy without cataplexy: 2 subtypes based on CSF hypocretin-1/orexin-A findings
    Yasunori Oka
    Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Shogoin Kawaharacho, Sakyo ku, 606 8507 Kyoto, Japan
    Sleep 29:1439-43. 2006
    ..Our aim was to examine whether clinical characteristics vary with CSF hypocretin-1 levels among narcoleptic patients without cataplexy...
  2. ncbi request reprint A sleep disorders centre in the United Kingdom
    Yasunori Oka
    Sleep Disorders Centre, St Thomas Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 56:237-8. 2002
    ..In addition, several treatment options, including sleep hygiene, light therapy, and behavioural therapy, should be available. Therefore, a sleep disorders centre needs to be operated by sleep specialists...
  3. doi request reprint Differences and associations between nocturnal voiding/nocturia and sleep disorders
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    BJU Int 106:232-7. 2010
    ..To determine the differences and associations between nocturnal voiding (NV)/nocturia and sleep disorders...
  4. ncbi request reprint Hypersomnia caused by isolated angiitis of the CNS
    Kayoko Nakaji
    Department of Neurology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Intern Med 44:883-5. 2005
    ..Orexin A in the CSF was decreased. Hypersomnia and a decrease of the CNS orexin A improved after corticosteroid therapy. Hypersomnia can be an initial symptom of IAC if it involves the hypothalamus...
  5. ncbi request reprint Differences between bothersome and non-bothersome night-time frequency
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:1014-9. 2007
    ..To determine the distributions of bothersome and non-bothersome nocturnal voiding and the differences between them using a community-based study...
  6. pmc Associations between obstructive sleep apnea, metabolic syndrome, and sleep duration, as measured with an actigraph, in an urban male working population in Japan
    Kazuo Chin
    Department of Respiratory Care and Sleep Control Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University Kyoto, Japan
    Sleep 33:89-95. 2010
    ..The prevalence of OSA in Mets subjects has not been established, although the converse (i.e., the prevalence of Mets in OSA subjects) has been investigated several times...
  7. doi request reprint Development of a Japanese version of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (JESS) based on item response theory
    Misa Takegami
    Department of Epidemiology and Healthcare Research, Graduate School of Medicine and Public Health, Kyoto University, Yoshida konoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Sleep Med 10:556-65. 2009
    ..Various Japanese versions of the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) have been used, but none was developed via standard procedures. Here we report on the construction and testing of the developer-authorized Japanese version of the ESS (JESS)...
  8. doi request reprint Night-time frequency, sleep disturbance and general health-related quality of life: is there a relation?
    Koji Yoshimura
    Department of Urology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 16:96-100. 2009
    ..We conducted a community-based study to determine the relationship among night-time frequency, sleep disturbance and general health-related quality of life (GHQL)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Low CSF hypocretin-1/orexin-A associated with hypersomnia secondary to hypothalamic lesion in a case of multiple sclerosis
    Yasunori Oka
    J Neurol 251:885-6. 2004
  10. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing in the usual lifestyle setting as detected with home monitoring in a population of working men in Japan
    Yukiyo Nakayama-Ashida
    Horizontal Medical Research Organization, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Sleep 31:419-25. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal change in REM sleep components in a patient with multiple system atrophy associated with REM sleep behavior disorder: paradoxical improvement of nocturnal behaviors in a progressive neurodegenerative disease
    Naoko Tachibana
    Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, 1 3 2 Nakamichi, Higashinari, Osaka 537 0025, Japan
    Sleep Med 5:155-8. 2004
    ..The chronological change in REM sleep components in RBD with neurological disorders is worth studying in large follow-up series to enlarge our knowledge about the mechanism of behavioral manifestation of RBD in humans...