Rumi Minami

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint High molecular weight form of adiponectin in antiretroviral drug-induced dyslipidemia in HIV-infected Japanese individuals based on in vivo and in vitro analyses
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka
    Intern Med 48:1799-875. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of the influence of four classes of HIV antiretrovirals on adipogenic differentiation: the minimal effect of raltegravir and atazanavir
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama, Chuo Ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 17:183-8. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 DNA load in the leukocytes correlates with the platelet counts in HIV type 1-infected individuals
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:1-8. 2009
  4. pmc Cellular HIV-1 DNA levels in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy strongly correlate with therapy initiation timing but not with therapy duration
    Dai Watanabe
    AIDS Medical Center, National Hospital Organization Osaka National Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:146. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Refractory antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis successfully treated with rituximab: a case report
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 33:105-10. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Influenza virus B-associated hemophagocytic syndrome and recurrent pericarditis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama, Chuo Ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:178-82. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint [Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus]
    Tomoya Miyamura
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Japan
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 31:159-65. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Churg-Strauss syndrome: a retrospective study of 11 cases from a single center in Japan
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:e6-e10. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint [A case of systemic lupus erythematosus complicated with autoimmune hepatitis and thrombotic thrombocytic purpura]
    Koshiro Sonomoto
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 32:110-5. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Discontinuation of etanercept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who were in clinical remission
    Tomoya Miyamura
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1, Jigyouhama, Chuou ku, Fukuoka, 8108563, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 29:87-90. 2010

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint High molecular weight form of adiponectin in antiretroviral drug-induced dyslipidemia in HIV-infected Japanese individuals based on in vivo and in vitro analyses
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka
    Intern Med 48:1799-875. 2009
    ..We also examined the effect of some antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) on adipocytes in vitro...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of the influence of four classes of HIV antiretrovirals on adipogenic differentiation: the minimal effect of raltegravir and atazanavir
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama, Chuo Ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 17:183-8. 2011
    ..A better understanding of the mechanism of ARV-induced metabolic abnormalities could lead to safer use of ARVs or selection of alternative agents for further clinical development...
  3. doi request reprint Human herpesvirus 8 DNA load in the leukocytes correlates with the platelet counts in HIV type 1-infected individuals
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 25:1-8. 2009
    ..This may be one of the mechanisms by which HHV-8 infection induces thrombocytopenia. These results indicate that HHV-8 DNA in leukocytes may provide useful information for the assessment of the clinical appearance of HIV-1 infection...
  4. pmc Cellular HIV-1 DNA levels in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy strongly correlate with therapy initiation timing but not with therapy duration
    Dai Watanabe
    AIDS Medical Center, National Hospital Organization Osaka National Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    BMC Infect Dis 11:146. 2011
    ..We measured HIV-1 DNA levels in CD4(+) lymphocytes in such patients to investigate their clinical significance...
  5. ncbi request reprint Refractory antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis successfully treated with rituximab: a case report
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 33:105-10. 2010
    ..Diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis was made from the findings of a nodular lesion in the left lung. Rituximab should be considered for patients with refractory ANCA-associated vasculitis...
  6. doi request reprint Influenza virus B-associated hemophagocytic syndrome and recurrent pericarditis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama, Chuo Ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:178-82. 2010
    ..This was a rare case of severe influenza-associated hemophagocytic syndrome and steroid-resistant pericardial effusion in an SLE patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus]
    Tomoya Miyamura
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Japan
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 31:159-65. 2008
    ..Seven patients recovered, but one died from an exacerbation of the disease. These data indicated that plasmapheresis and immunosuppressive therapy improved prognosis of TTP associated with SLE...
  8. doi request reprint Churg-Strauss syndrome: a retrospective study of 11 cases from a single center in Japan
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Rheum Dis 13:e6-e10. 2010
    ..To investigate the clinical characteristics of patients with Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS), including symptoms, blood chemistry and immunological findings...
  9. ncbi request reprint [A case of systemic lupus erythematosus complicated with autoimmune hepatitis and thrombotic thrombocytic purpura]
    Koshiro Sonomoto
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 32:110-5. 2009
    ..The prevalence of the complication of SLE and AIH has been reported as 1.7 approximately 2.7%, and that of SLE and TTP as 1 approximately 4%. We reported here a rare case of SLE complicated with AIH and TTP...
  10. doi request reprint Discontinuation of etanercept in patients with rheumatoid arthritis who were in clinical remission
    Tomoya Miyamura
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1, Jigyouhama, Chuou ku, Fukuoka, 8108563, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 29:87-90. 2010
    ..These findings indicate that clinical and radiographic remission is possible in some patients with RA after the discontinuation of etanercept...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Microscopic polyangiitis in a patient on hemodialysis : a case report]
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 32:506-10. 2009
    ..This is a rare case characterized by a late appearance of MPO-ANCA, which occurred after more than one year after the onset of renal failure in MPA...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical analysis of cerebrospinal fluid interleukin-6 in neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama Chuo ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 101:34-40. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint [Diagnostic utility of anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody in early rheumatoid arthritis]
    Tomoya Miyamura
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 32:102-9. 2009
    ..16 and 5.34, respectively. Our data indicated that determination of anti-CCP antibody was useful for early diagnosis of RA...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Rapidly progressive pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with systemic sclerosis : a case report]
    Motoko Ishida
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 36:170-4. 2013
    ..This is a rare case of rapidly progressive pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with systemic sclerosis that can be markedly improved with early diagnosis and treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint A case of refractory adult-onset Still's disease with high serum interleukin-18 levels treated with monitoring of serum levels of cyclosporine
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi 103:24-8. 2012
    ..We decreased the dose of methylprednisolone slowly without noting a relapse. The use of CsA accompanied by C2 and trough level monitoring should be considered for refractory AOSD patients with high levels of serum IL-18...
  16. doi request reprint Churg-Strauss syndrome associated with elevated levels of serum interleukin-5 and T cell receptor-Cβ gene rearrangement
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama, Chuo Ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:76-8. 2011
    ..Further studies are warranted to disclose a prevalence of TCR gene rearrangement in CSS patients and its pathophysiological roles in the development of this disease...
  17. ncbi request reprint [A clinical study of five cases demonstrating relapsing polychondritis]
    Rumi Minami
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 32:269-73. 2009
    ..To prevent an impairment of organs, an early diagnosis involving the use of antibodies to type II collagen and steroid therapy are important in this disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Simultaneous relapse of Basedow's disease in a patient with adult-onset Still's disease]
    Masataka Torigoe
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 34:426-30. 2011
    ..AOSD in the active stage is known to cause hypercytokinemia and immunological derangement. Our case indicated that the pathogenesis of AOSD might lead to relapse of coexisting Basedow's disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Successful treatment of a patient with refractory Wegener's granulomatosis by rituximab]
    Rumi Minami
    Division of Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 30:133-8. 2007
    ..The successful treatment of this patient by rituximab therefore suggests that it is an effective and new therapeutic approach for the treatment of refractory Wegener's granulomatosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint [A case of HIV-1 infection that showed Western blot analysis for HIV-1 negative after antiretroviral therapy]
    Rumi Minami
    Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 83:251-5. 2009
    ..These findings show that HIV-specific lymphocytes decline with antiretroviral therapy and steroid treatment within early HIV infection. It is therefore important to interpret negative serological tests carefully in patients such as ours...
  21. ncbi request reprint [A case of polyarteritis nodosa successfully treated by rituximab]
    Koshiro Sonomoto
    Department of Internal Medicine, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 31:119-23. 2008
    ..This case suggests that rituximab is also effective against corticosteroid-resistant polyarteritis nodosa...
  22. ncbi request reprint [A case of HIV-1 and HHV-8-associated Castleman disease with a relapsing high fever and lymphoadenopathy]
    Rumi Minami
    National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Division of Immunology and Infectious Disease, Clinical Research Institute
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 80:423-7. 2006
    ..Further study is needed to determine the appropriate usage and timing of the anti-HHV-8 and HIV-1 medication...
  23. doi request reprint A case of relapsing polychondritis associated with auricular cartilage infiltration of immunoglobulin G4-positive plasma cells and lung cancer
    Yoshiro Horai
    Department of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kyushu Medical Center, 1 8 1 Jigyohama, Chuo Ku, Fukuoka, 810 8563, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:557-60. 2011
    ..The left auricular cartilage biopsy specimen revealed cartilage destruction with infiltration of plasmacytes expressing IgG4. This case suggests that IgG4 may be involved in the pathogenesis and etiology of relapsing polychondritis...
  24. ncbi request reprint RCAS1 induced by HIV-Tat is involved in the apoptosis of HIV-1 infected and uninfected CD4+ T cells
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cell Immunol 243:41-7. 2006
    ..These results indicate that RCAS1 is one of the mechanisms of CD4(+) T cell depletion induced by HIV infection...
  25. ncbi request reprint An infected abdominal aortic aneurysm due to non-typhoidal Salmonella in an HIV-1-infected Japanese patient
    Hitoshi Ando
    Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Clinical Research Institute, Kyushu Medical Center, National Hospital Organization, Fukoka, Japan
    Intern Med 49:1237-41. 2010
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the optimal treatment strategy, however, early diagnosis and prompt careful treatment can reduce mortality...
  26. ncbi request reprint [A case of systemic lupus erythematosus accompanied with pure red cell aplasia]
    Rumi Minami
    Division of Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 29:148-53. 2006
    ..Our study suggests that these inhibitory T cells may therefore have played an important role in the pathogenesis of this patient...
  27. ncbi request reprint [CMV-induced duodenal papillitis in a patient with HIV-1 infection]
    Rumi Minami
    Internal Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 87:441-5. 2013
    ..However, because this tomor responds to medical treatment physicians treating severely immunocompromised patients should be aware of its presentation and treatment...
  28. doi request reprint Trends in transmitted drug-resistant HIV-1 and demographic characteristics of newly diagnosed patients: nationwide surveillance from 2003 to 2008 in Japan
    Junko Hattori
    National Hospital Organization, Nagoya Medical Center, Clinical Research Center, 4 1 1 Sannomaru, Naka ku, Nagoya 4600001, Japan
    Antiviral Res 88:72-9. 2010
    ..64; p<0.05). Continued activities are needed to raise awareness of the risks of HIV-1 infection and complications of drug-resistant strains. Continued surveillance is also needed to understand trends in the HIV-1 epidemic...
  29. ncbi request reprint [The role of CD4+CD25+ regulatory T cells in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis]
    Rumi Minami
    Division of Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, Clinical Research Institute, National Hospital Organization, Kyushu Medical Center
    Nihon Rinsho Meneki Gakkai Kaishi 29:37-42. 2006
    ..These data thus indicated that CD4(+)CD25(+) regulatory T cells contributes to occurrence and progression of RA, and other regulatory T cells or cytokines contribute to occurrence and progression of SSc and SLE...