Mahbubur Rahman

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' reasons for not entering their patients in a randomized controlled trial in Japan
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 203:105-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Biomedical publication--global profile and trend
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Public Health 117:274-80. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of research output in basic medical science
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Keio J Med 53:172-7. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of research output in urology and nephrology
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:353-5. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Bidi smoking and oral cancer: a meta-analysis
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshidakonoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Cancer 106:600-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Japan's contribution to nuclear medical research
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:383-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' choice in using Internet and fax for patient recruitment and follow-up in a randomized controlled trial
    M Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research, Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshidakonoe cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Methods Inf Med 43:268-72. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint BCG vaccination and tuberculosis in Japan
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:127-35. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Biomedical research productivity: factors across the countries
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:249-52. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of published research in ophthalmology
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 47:221-4. 2003

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Physicians' reasons for not entering their patients in a randomized controlled trial in Japan
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 203:105-9. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Biomedical publication--global profile and trend
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Public Health 117:274-80. 2003
    ..Pragmatic policies should be adopted by the World Bank, World Health Organization, other United Nations bodies, and respective governments to encourage biomedical research in the less-developed parts of the world...
  3. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of research output in basic medical science
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Keio J Med 53:172-7. 2004
    ..To investigate the degree of Japan's contribution to the research in basic biomedical science in the last decade...
  4. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of research output in urology and nephrology
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Urol 10:353-5. 2003
    ..Recent studies have documented Japan's share of articles in different biomedical fields. However, Japan's contribution to urology and nephrology is not known...
  5. ncbi request reprint Bidi smoking and oral cancer: a meta-analysis
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshidakonoe cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Cancer 106:600-4. 2003
    ..It is important that this information be incorporated into smoking prevention and cessation efforts, particularly among the urban poor and rural mass in South Asian countries where bidi smoking is widely prevalent...
  6. ncbi request reprint Japan's contribution to nuclear medical research
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 16:383-5. 2002
    ..The recent increase in the share was statistically significant for Japan (p = 0.02, test for trend). Japan's share in nuclear medical research output is much higher than that in other biomedical fields...
  7. ncbi request reprint Physicians' choice in using Internet and fax for patient recruitment and follow-up in a randomized controlled trial
    M Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research, Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshidakonoe cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Methods Inf Med 43:268-72. 2004
    ..To examine the physicians' preference between Web and fax-based remote data entry (RDE) system for an ongoing randomized controlled trial (RCT) in Japan...
  8. ncbi request reprint BCG vaccination and tuberculosis in Japan
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:127-35. 2003
    ..Side by side, more pragmatic strategies such as well-defined tuberculin test, selective vaccination policy based on tuberculosis incidence in each administrative zone, and early vaccination of high risk groups, should be formulated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Biomedical research productivity: factors across the countries
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 19:249-52. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to elicit the factors related to worldwide variation in biomedical research productivity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of published research in ophthalmology
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, Kyoto, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 47:221-4. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to determine Japan's share of published research in ophthalmology during the last decade...
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of family on acceptance of influenza vaccination among Japanese patients
    Osamu Takahashi
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine and Kyoto Hoken Kai Kamigyo Hospital, Japan
    Fam Pract 20:162-6. 2003
    ..Although the influenza vaccine is effective in reducing the morbidity and mortality, the vaccine coverage rate has not increased adequately in Japan, compared with western countries...
  12. ncbi request reprint Japan's contribution to clinical research in gastroenterology and hepatology
    Kenji Maeda
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, 54 Kawara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 38:816-9. 2003
    ..Although Japan's contributions to several biomedical fields have already been reported, little is known about Japan's contribution to gastroenterology and hepatology...
  13. ncbi request reprint Japan's share of articles in orthopedics
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 7:607-9. 2002
    ..Japan's contribution to orthopedics research is higher than that in other biomedical fields, but the number of high-quality clinical research studies conducted in Japan in this field was meager, similar to that in other fields...
  14. ncbi request reprint Study design, statistical method, and level of evidence in Japanese and American clinical journals
    Tsuguya Fukui
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:266-70. 2002
    ..1% vs. 12.7%, p=0.001). The overall picture of Japanese medical articles seems to be improving recently, at least in terms of statistical methods toward more diversified and sophisticated way of use, compared to the previous data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Japan's contribution to research on cardiovascular disease
    Yasuaki Hayashino
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circ J 67:103-6. 2003
    ..3%) were smaller and that of case reports was similar (5.7%). Although the overall contribution from Japan in the field of cardiovascular disease is satisfactory, high-quality clinical research is as meager as in other clinical fields...
  16. ncbi request reprint Japan's contribution to clinical pediatrics research in the last decade
    Shigeru Okamoto
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Pediatr Int 46:1-4. 2004
    ..To determine Japan's contribution to research in clinical pediatrics over the last decade...
  17. ncbi request reprint Contribution of research in basic and clinical sciences in Japan
    Tsuguya Fukui
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
    Intern Med 41:626-8. 2002
    ..To investigate the degree of Japan's contribution in basic and clinical research in the last decade...
  18. ncbi request reprint Publications in epidemiology journals: Japanese perspectives
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Public Health, Japan
    J Epidemiol 13:96-8. 2003
    ..41). Barriers in conducting epidemiologic research in Japan should be identified and appropriate measures should be taken accordingly...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant chemotherapy for gastric cancer in Japan: global and Japanese perspectives
    Junichi Sakamoto
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Yoshidakonoe cho, Sakyo ku, 606 8501 Kyoto, Japan
    Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 54:S25-31. 2004
    ..In conclusion, this therapy could become the standard adjuvant treatment regimen for gastric cancer patients after curative resection in Japan...
  20. ncbi request reprint Candesartan Antihypertensive Survival Evaluation in Japan (CASE-J) trial of cardiovascular events in high-risk hypertensive patients: rationale, design, and methods
    Tsuguya Fukui
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:979-90. 2003
    ..In addition, the use of the ABCD system is expected to contribute to the development of more efficient data management systems for large-scale clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of cuff-wrapping methods for the determination of ankle blood pressure
    Osamu Takahashi
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Blood Press Monit 11:21-6. 2006
    ..This study evaluated two cuff-wrapping methods for measuring ankle systolic blood pressure, compared with intra-arterial pressure as a gold standard...
  22. ncbi request reprint An individual patient data meta-analysis of adjuvant therapy with carmofur in patients with curatively resected colon cancer
    Junichi Sakamoto
    Department of Epidemiological and Clinical Research Information Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:536-44. 2005
    ..Past trials and meta-analyses indicate that it is somewhat effective in extending survival of patients with this cancer. The objective of this study was to perform a reappraisal of randomized clinical trials conducted in this regard...
  23. ncbi request reprint Japan's contribution to research on infectious disease
    Osamu Takahashi
    Department of General Medical and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 55:139-41. 2002
    ..An explanation for this phenomenon should be determined and remedial measures should be taken forthwith...
  24. ncbi request reprint Posterior cul-de-sac obliteration associated with endometriosis: MR imaging evaluation
    Milliam L Kataoka
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 54 Kawahara cho, Shogoin, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Radiology 234:815-23. 2005
    ..To retrospectively evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging in depicting posterior cul-de-sac obliteration in patients with endometriosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint The pituitary gland: changes on MR images during the 1st year after delivery
    Yukio Miki
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging, Kyoto University Hospital, 54 Shogoin Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Radiology 235:999-1004. 2005
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  26. ncbi request reprint Cost analysis of paediatric tuberculosis treatment in Japan
    M Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 7:254-7. 2003
    ..To estimate the cost of treating a tuberculosis (TB) case and to analyse TB-related medical service utilisation, a cost-of-illness study was conducted for all patients with a primary diagnosis of TB admitted to a public hospital in Japan...
  27. ncbi request reprint Estimating the effect of bystander-initiated cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Japan
    M Sekimoto
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University Hospital, 54 Shogoin, Kawahara cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    Resuscitation 50:153-60. 2001
    ..The increase in the proportion of bystander-initiated CPR from the present level of 20-50% would be expected to rescue another 1800 victims of OHCA per year in Japan...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pseudohyperkalaemia caused by recentrifugation of blood samples after storage in gel separator tubes
    K Hira
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 38:386-90. 2001
    ..0001). Recentrifugation of blood samples after storage causes a spurious rise in serum potassium concentration to the degree of clinical significance. Clinicians and biochemists should take appropriate measures to stop this practice...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association of thromboangiitis obliterans with cigarette and bidi smoking in Bangladesh: a case-control study
    M Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University School of Medicine, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 29:266-70. 2000
    ..The cause-and-effect relationship is established between thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO) and smoking. However, type of smoking material(s) most strongly related to TAO is not yet determined...
  30. pmc Influence of superstition on the date of hospital discharge and medical cost in Japan: retrospective and descriptive study
    K Hira
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8507, Japan
    BMJ 317:1680-3. 1998
    ..To determine the influence of superstition about Taian (a lucky day)-Butsumetsu (an unlucky day) on decision to leave hospital. To estimate the costs of the effect of this superstition...
  31. ncbi request reprint The defibrillation system of basic emergency medical technicians in Japan: a comparison with other systems from a 14-year review of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest reports
    M Sekimoto
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University Hospital, Japan
    J Epidemiol 11:29-40. 2001
    ..Basic-EMT defibrillation system in Japan has yielded excellent result in terms of the survival of VF cases. However, much lower proportion of VF to all cases is responsible for lower overall rates of survival from OHCA in Japan...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is Bacillus Calmette-Guerin revaccination necessary for Japanese children?
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Prev Med 35:70-7. 2002
    ..Controversies regarding the effectiveness of BCG revaccination and low incidence of tuberculosis (TB) among Japanese children prompted this study...
  33. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of universal BCG vaccination of Japanese infants
    M Rahman
    Department of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Int J Epidemiol 30:380-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The cost per case of TB prevented is heavily dependent on vaccine efficacy and the duration of protection, and is high compared with the cost of treating one child who has developed TB...
  34. ncbi request reprint Recruitment of patients for a clinical trial: factors on the physician side and reasons on the patient side
    Tsuguya Fukui
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo
    Intern Med 45:511-4. 2006
    ..To examine the factors related to actual patient recruiters among the physicians who initially agreed to collaborate in a randomized control trial...
  35. ncbi request reprint Research articles published in clinical radiology journals: trend of contribution from different countries
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute and Department of Radiology, St Luke s International Hospital, Akashi cho 9 1, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 8560, Japan
    Acad Radiol 12:825-9. 2005
    ..To determine different countries' trend of contribution to clinical radiology journals and its relationship with impact factor...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact factor of Journal of Epidemiology
    Mahbubur Rahman
    J Epidemiol 12:457; author reply 457. 2002
  37. ncbi request reprint Physicians' attitudes towards and reasons for participation in the Candesartan Antihypertensive Survival Evaluation in Japan (CASE-J) trial
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute, Tokyo 104 8560, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:38-40. 2005
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the reasons for physicians' participation in and attitudes towards the Candesartan Antihypertensive Survival Evaluation in Japan (CASE-J) trial...
  38. ncbi request reprint Calculation of population attributable risk for bidi smoking and oral cancer in south Asia
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s International Hospital and St Luke s Life Science Institute, Akashi cho 9 1, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 8560, Japan
    Prev Med 40:510-4. 2005
    ..However, population attributable risk percent (PAR%) has not been determined yet...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of metabolic syndrome on the development of cardiovascular disease in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama study
    Toshiharu Ninomiya
    Department of Environmental Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Stroke 38:2063-9. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events in general populations. However, well-designed prospective studies in Asian populations are very limited...
  40. ncbi request reprint Informed consent in the Candesartan Antihypertensive Survival Evaluation in Japan (CASE-J) trial: a survey of collaborating physicians
    Tsuguya Fukui
    Clinical Practice Evaluation and Research Center, St Luke s Life Science Institute, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:471-4. 2006
    ..2% favored some form of incentives for patients. The results of this study should be useful for efficiently implementing randomized controlled trials in Japan...
  41. ncbi request reprint Change in International Prostate Symptom Score, prostrate-specific antigen and prostate volume in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia followed longitudinally
    Taiji Tsukamoto
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Int J Urol 14:321-4; discussion 325. 2007
    ..We sought to determine if this pattern persisted in men seeking care at a urology referral center and if worsening of symptoms was due to increase in prostate volume (PV)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Rapid detection of early typhoid fever in endemic community children by the TUBEX O9-antibody test
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Laboratory Sciences Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 58:275-81. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cigarette and bidi smoking among rickshaw pullers in Dhaka city
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Epidemiology Research Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI, USA
    Prev Med 44:218-22. 2007
    ..In addition, smoking could further jeopardize their health status. The objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of cigarette and bidi smoking among the rickshaw pullers in Dhaka city...
  44. pmc A population-based study of hospital admission incidence rate and bacterial aetiology of acute lower respiratory infections in children aged less than five years in Bangladesh
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Heath, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 25:179-88. 2007
    ..Future studies should use more sensitive methods and more systematically look for resistance patterns of other pathogens in addition to Hib and Spn...
  45. pmc Adamantane-resistant influenza infection during the 2004-05 season
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Epidemiology Research Center ML2, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, 1000 N Oak Avenue, Marshfield, WI 54449, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:173-6. 2008
    ..Resistant and susceptible viruses caused similar symptoms and illness duration. The prevalence of resistance was highest in children...
  46. ncbi request reprint A decline in the U.S. share of research articles
    Mahbubur Rahman
    N Engl J Med 347:1211-2. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint Articles with high-grade evidence: trend in the last decade
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:510-1. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint The United States' share of published research in neurosciences and clinical neurology
    Masashi Goto
    Ann Neurol 57:604-5. 2005
  49. ncbi request reprint Conditional versus unconditional logistic regression in the medical literature
    Mahbubur Rahman
    J Clin Epidemiol 56:101-2. 2003
  50. ncbi request reprint International comparison of research productivity in hematology
    Takeshi Morimoto
    Int J Hematol 77:192-5. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Geography of randomized controlled trials in general internal medicine: is the United States' share declining?
    Mahbubur Rahman
    Am J Med 114:510-1. 2003
  52. pmc Physiologic and psychologic symptoms associated with use of injectable contraception and 20 microg oral contraceptive pills
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women s Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0587, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:351.e1-12. 2008
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