Hiroto Matsuse

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Affiliation: Nagasaki University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Regulation of dendritic cell functions against harmful respiratory pathogens by a cysteinyl leukotrienes receptor antagonist
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Allergy Rhinol (Providence) 3:e30-4. 2012
  2. pmc Bronchoscopic observation of unusual deformities of bronchial cartilage and subsequent airway narrowing in respiratory relapsing polychondritis
    Tetsuya Kawano
    2 Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Am J Case Rep 13:114-7. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Leukotriene receptor antagonists pranlukast and montelukast for treating asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Second Department of Internal Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan 81 95 819 7273 81 95 849 7285
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:353-63. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Differential airway inflammatory responses in asthma exacerbations induced by respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus a
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 161:378-82. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Dissociation between sensitizing and colonizing fungi in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 111:190-3. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Differential effects of dexamethasone and itraconazole on Aspergillus fumigatus-exacerbated allergic airway inflammation in a murine model of mite-sensitized asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Respiration 85:429-35. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Effects of a short course of pranlukast combined with systemic corticosteroid on acute asthma exacerbation induced by upper respiratory tract infection
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Asthma 49:637-41. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of plasma neutrophil elastase levels with other inflammatory mediators and clinical features in adult patients with moderate and severe pneumonia
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Respir Med 101:1521-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of respiratory syncytial virus infection on dendritic cells and cysteinyl leukotrienes in lung tissues of a murine model of asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Allergol Int 56:165-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of anti-inflammatory therapies on recurrent and low-grade respiratory syncytial virus infections in a murine model of asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:55-60. 2006

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  1. pmc Regulation of dendritic cell functions against harmful respiratory pathogens by a cysteinyl leukotrienes receptor antagonist
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Allergy Rhinol (Providence) 3:e30-4. 2012
    ..This study shows that LTRA that is used for asthma potentially up-regulates antimicrobial immunity through modulation of DC function against some respiratory infections without immunosuppression...
  2. pmc Bronchoscopic observation of unusual deformities of bronchial cartilage and subsequent airway narrowing in respiratory relapsing polychondritis
    Tetsuya Kawano
    2 Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Am J Case Rep 13:114-7. 2012
    ..Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by recurrent chondritis and inflammation of other proteoglycan-rich tissues. An RP patient with co-existing respiratory tract problems could have a poor prognosis...
  3. doi request reprint Leukotriene receptor antagonists pranlukast and montelukast for treating asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Second Department of Internal Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan 81 95 819 7273 81 95 849 7285
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 15:353-63. 2014
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  4. ncbi request reprint Differential airway inflammatory responses in asthma exacerbations induced by respiratory syncytial virus and influenza virus a
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 161:378-82. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the inflammatory responses in the airways of acute exacerbations of asthma induced by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza A virus...
  5. doi request reprint Dissociation between sensitizing and colonizing fungi in patients with allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 111:190-3. 2013
    ..Because allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) does not require the presence of Aspergillus fumigatus for diagnosis, serological and radiological findings without cultures usually confirm this condition...
  6. doi request reprint Differential effects of dexamethasone and itraconazole on Aspergillus fumigatus-exacerbated allergic airway inflammation in a murine model of mite-sensitized asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Respiration 85:429-35. 2013
    ..Fungal exposure is associated with particularly severe asthma. Nevertheless, the effects of anti-fungal treatments on fungus-exacerbated asthma need to be determined...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of a short course of pranlukast combined with systemic corticosteroid on acute asthma exacerbation induced by upper respiratory tract infection
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Asthma 49:637-41. 2012
    ..Systemic corticosteroid (CS) is presently recommended for URI-induced asthma exacerbation, although it might inhibit cellular immunity against respiratory virus infection...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of plasma neutrophil elastase levels with other inflammatory mediators and clinical features in adult patients with moderate and severe pneumonia
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Respir Med 101:1521-8. 2007
    ..The association between the severity of pneumonia and blood levels of inflammatory markers could be relevant to developing a useful indicator of severity and new therapeutic strategies for pneumonia...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of respiratory syncytial virus infection on dendritic cells and cysteinyl leukotrienes in lung tissues of a murine model of asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Allergol Int 56:165-9. 2007
    ..The present study examines the effects of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection on numbers of DCs and cysLT concentrations in lung tissues of mice sensitized with mite allergen...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of anti-inflammatory therapies on recurrent and low-grade respiratory syncytial virus infections in a murine model of asthma
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:55-60. 2006
    ..However, the most appropriate treatment for virus-induced asthma exacerbation is yet to be established. The effects of glucocorticoids in virus-induced acute asthma are controversial...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of theophylline or pranlukast, a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor 1 antagonist, as add-on therapy in uncontrolled asthmatic patients with a medium dose of inhaled corticosteroids
    Tomoko Tsuchida
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Allergy Asthma Proc 26:287-91. 2005
    ..For asthmatic patients even on a moderate dose of inhaled steroids, the addition of either leukotriene receptor antagonist or sustained released Theo does not improve asthma-related symptoms but significantly and equally increases PEF...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cysteinyl leukotrienes induce nuclear factor kappa b activation and RANTES production in a murine model of asthma
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:369-74. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, the exact mechanism involved in the interaction between these 2 molecules has yet to be determined...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cysteinyl leukotrienes regulate dendritic cell functions in a murine model of asthma
    Ikuko Machida
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Immunol 172:1833-8. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that cysLTs play an important role in the development of allergic airway inflammation by regulating the immunomodulatory functions of DCs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Regulation of mite allergen-pulsed murine dendritic cells by respiratory syncytial virus
    Yuki Kondo
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 169:494-8. 2004
    ..Our results indicated that RSV suppresses D. farinae-DCs to induce Th2 response both in vitro and in vivo through regulation of expression of surface markers and production of immunoregulatory cytokines...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of antiasthmatic agents on the functions of peripheral blood monocyte-derived dendritic cells from atopic patients
    Sachiko Saeki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:538-44. 2004
    ..Dendritic cells (DCs), the antigen-presenting cells in the airway, play a critical role in asthma. Nevertheless, there is little information on the effects of antiasthmatic agents on DCs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of repeated respiratory syncytial virus infections on pulmonary dendritic cells in a murine model of allergic asthma
    Hiroko Hirose
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 147:197-205. 2008
    ..Primary and secondary respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection differentially regulates preexisting allergic airway inflammation...
  17. doi request reprint Effect of respiratory syncytial virus infection on plasmacytoid dendritic cell regulation of allergic airway inflammation
    Tomoko Tsuchida
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 157:21-30. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of RSV infection on pDC function in the regulation of allergic airway inflammation in a murine model of Dermatophagoides farinae-sensitized allergic asthma...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus reduces urinary excretion of leukotriene E(4) and inhibits aspirin-induced asthma to threshold dose of aspirin
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1278-81. 2004
    ..Tacrolimus, a macrolide-derived immunosuppressant, is used for immunosuppression in organ transplantation and also for allergic diseases such as atopic dermatitis...
  19. ncbi request reprint Oral candidiasis associated with inhaled corticosteroid use: comparison of fluticasone and beclomethasone
    Chizu Fukushima
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:646-51. 2003
    ..Inhaled steroids such as fluticasone propionate and beclomethasone dipropionate play a central role in the treatment of bronchial asthma. Fluticasone exhibits excellent clinical effectiveness; however, oral adverse effects can occur...
  20. doi request reprint Acetaldehyde at a low concentration synergistically exacerbates allergic airway inflammation as an endocrine-disrupting chemical and as a volatile organic compound
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Respiration 84:135-41. 2012
    ..It is also a carcinogen and teratogen that causes bronchoconstriction in a subset of asthmatics. However, the mechanism through which acetaldehyde acts as an EDC/VOC causing allergic airway inflammation remains unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Three 20-minute interspaced salbutamol inhalations as a test for the diagnosis of reversible airflow limitation in adult asthmatics
    Shinya Tomari
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Asthma 41:43-8. 2004
    ..A test composed of three 20-min interspaced salbutamol inhalations is useful for the diagnosis of asthma by demonstrating the presence of reversible airflow limitation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Aspergillus fumigatus synergistically enhances mite-induced allergic airway inflammation
    Chizu Fukushima
    2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Med Sci Monit 16:BR197-202. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to determine how Af enhances preexisting allergic airway inflammation and colonizes the airway in asthma...
  23. ncbi request reprint Pranlukast, a leukotriene receptor antagonist, inhibits interleukin-5 production via a mechanism distinct from leukotriene receptor antagonism
    Chizu Fukushima
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 136:165-72. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the mechanism of pranlukast-induced interleukin-5 (IL-5) inhibition in allergic inflammation...
  24. doi request reprint Cytokine production from peripheral blood mononuclear cells of mite allergen-sensitized atopic adults stimulated with respiratory syncytial virus and mite allergen
    Hiroko Hirose
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 146:149-55. 2008
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the effects of RSV infection in adults who had previously been sensitized with a common aeroallergen...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effects of acetaldehyde on human airway constriction and inflammation
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Novartis Found Symp 285:97-106; discussion 106-9, 198-9. 2007
    ..And as an air pollutant contained in cigarette smoke, for example, its inhalation potentially increases airway inflammation...
  26. ncbi request reprint Salivary IgA and oral candidiasis in asthmatic patients treated with inhaled corticosteroid
    Chizu Fukushima
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    J Asthma 42:601-4. 2005
    ..According to reports in immunodeficient patients, oral candidiasis is related to deficiencies in topical immunity, such as salivary IgA...
  27. ncbi request reprint Acetaldehyde induces histamine release from human airway mast cells to cause bronchoconstriction
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 134:233-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate acetaldehyde-induced histamine release from human airway mast cells with subsequent airway smooth muscle contraction and to investigate the ensuing mechanisms...
  28. ncbi request reprint The position of pranlukast, a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist, in the long-term treatment of asthma. 5-year follow-up study
    Yasushi Obase
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Respiration 71:225-32. 2004
    ..Adverse effects, tachyphylaxis, and the position of pranlukast, a cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist, in asthma treatment have not been fully established...
  29. ncbi request reprint Naturally occurring parainfluenza virus 3 infection in adults induces mild exacerbation of asthma associated with increased sputum concentrations of cysteinyl leukotrienes
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 138:267-72. 2005
    ..Viral respiratory tract infections represent the most frequent cause of asthma exacerbation in both children and adults, but the precise mechanism of such exacerbation remains unknown...
  30. ncbi request reprint A clinical evaluation of definitive and clinical allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Sakamoto
    Intern Med 45:759-62. 2006
    ..The present study aims to overcome problems associated with the early diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis (ABPM) using the current criteria...
  31. ncbi request reprint Acetaldehyde induces granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor production in human bronchi through activation of nuclear factor-kappa B
    Ikuko Machida
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Allergy Asthma Proc 24:367-71. 2003
    ..Our findings suggest that acetaldehyde potentially causes airway inflammation via increased GM-CSF production through nuclear translocation of NF-kappa B...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Case of idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans successfully treated by medication]
    Hiroko Hirose
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 46:106-10. 2008
    ..We initiated treatment with steroids, macrolides and bronchodilators and her condition stabilized. Although these therapies did not cure the BO, they did retard its progression...
  33. ncbi request reprint Production of TNF-alpha by peripheral blood mononuclear cells through activation of nuclear factor kappa B by specific allergen stimulation in patients with atopic asthma
    Kazuko Mitsuta
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Allergy Asthma Proc 24:19-26. 2003
    ..farinae in PBMCs of patients with atopic asthma by the activation of NF-kappa B via CD23. In patients with atopic asthma, CD23-mediated signals may cause proinflammatory cytokine production, which may lead to airway inflammation...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Two cases of allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis caused by Schizophyllum commune in young asthmatic patients]
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 41:233-6. 2003
    ..It is important to take into account the possibility of ABPM caused by S. commune even in young patients when Aspergillus species are not isolated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical evaluation of anaphylactic reactions to intravenous corticosteroids in adult asthmatics
    Hideyo Nakamura
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Respiration 69:309-13. 2002
    ..Corticosteroids form an important component of the treatment of acute asthma. Systemic anaphylactic reactions to intravenous corticosteroids have been reported, although their incidence is extremely rare...
  36. ncbi request reprint Hypogammaglobulinemia in steroid-dependent asthmatics correlates with the daily dose of oral prednisolone
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 128:240-3. 2002
    ..Only a few studies have determined the exact steroid dose that could potentially suppress humoral immunity in asthmatics...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pathologically confirmed, early-onset, severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Tomoko Tsuchida
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Intern Med 51:3411-4. 2012
    ..High susceptibility, smoking from an early age and organic solvent exposure may have caused early-onset COPD in this case...
  38. ncbi request reprint [A case of Wegener's granulomatosis complicated with cytomegalovirus pneumonia during the treatment with immunosuppressants]
    Yuki Kondo
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 40:569-73. 2002
    ..Thus, it is important to consider the development of opportunistic infections including Cytomegalovirus pneumonia during the treatment of Wegener's granulomatosis with immunosuppressant...
  39. ncbi request reprint Polymorphisms in the CYP1A2 gene and theophylline metabolism in patients with asthma
    Yasushi Obase
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 73:468-74. 2003
    ..Cytochrome p450 (CYP) 1A2 gene polymorphisms are thought to be involved in theophylline metabolism...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Case of idiopathic chylothorax successfully treated with surgical ligation of thoracic ducts]
    Yoshiko Inomoto
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 45:804-7. 2007
    ..The leakage of lymph fluid from the right posterior mediastinum was identified by lymphatic scintigraphy and she was successfully treated with surgical ligation of the thoracic ducts...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clearance of Aspergillus fumigatus is impaired in the airway in allergic inflammation
    Susumu Fukahori
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 113:180-6. 2014
    ..Aspergillus fumigatus (Af) sometimes colonizes and persists within the respiratory tree in some patients with asthma. To date, the precise reasons why the clearance of Af is impaired in patients with asthma remain unknown...
  42. pmc Cysteinyl leukotriene receptor antagonist regulates allergic airway inflammation in an organ- and cytokine-specific manner
    Tetsuya Kawano
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University Hospital, Nagasaki, Japan
    Med Sci Monit 20:297-302. 2014
    ..Conclusions The inflammatory effects of cys-LTs could differ in lymphoid organs. LTRAs potentially regulate allergic airway inflammation in an organ- and cytokine-specific manner, while systemic corticosteroid shows nonspecific effects. ..
  43. ncbi request reprint [Two cases of chronic pulmonary thromboembolism diagnosed clinically as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    Tomoko Tsuchida
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 47:16-22. 2009
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Body mass index correlated with forced expiratory volume in 1 second/forced vital capacity in a population with a relatively low prevalence of obesity
    Susumu Fukahori
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
    Chin Med J (Engl) 123:2792-6. 2010
    ..We measured BMI and performed spirometry on screening patients who had consulted general clinics...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Clinical evaluation of bronchial asthma complicated with sarcoidosis]
    Sachiko Saeki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 41:777-80. 2003
    ..In summary, the present study suggests that inflammation of the airways in asthma and sarcoidosis probably affect their course so that the two diseases improve or deteriorate together...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Two cases of asthmatic exacerbation caused by parainfluenza virus 3 infection]
    Shiho Akazawa
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, 1 7 1 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852 8501, Japan
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 42:353-6. 2004
    ..Collectively, PIV 3 seems to represent an important viral cause of asthma exacerbation in summer...
  47. ncbi request reprint [A case of anaphlaxis caused by mite-contaminated Okonomi-yaki]
    Atsuko Hara
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki
    Arerugi 55:574-7. 2006
    ..Skin prick tests showed positive for problem flour and mite, but negative for just opened control flour. Collectively, we gave his diagnosis of anaphylaxis caused by mite-contaminated Okonomi-yaki...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Case of bronchial asthma complicated with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy after frequent epinephrine medication]
    Sachiko Saeki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 44:701-5. 2006
    ..Abnormal findings of ECG and echocardiography became normal without any specific treatments for the heart...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effects of pranlukast on chemical mediators in induced sputum on provocation tests in atopic and aspirin-intolerant asthmatic patients
    Yasushi Obase
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Chest 121:143-50. 2002
    ..Leukotrienes (LTs) are important in asthma, and LT modifiers modulate antigen-induced asthma. Overproduction of LT by suppression of cyclooxygenase activity is involved in patients with aspirin-intolerant asthma (AIA)...
  50. ncbi request reprint [A case of pulmonary Mycobacterium gordonae infection with pleural effusion]
    Sachiko Saeki
    Department of Pulmonology, National Ureshino Hospital, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, Japan
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 42:103-7. 2004
    ..Although pathological diagnosis by thoracoscopic pleural biopsy could not be performed, it is likely that the pleural effusion was associated with the pulmonary M. gordonae infection in the present case...
  51. ncbi request reprint [A case of pulmonary involvement of malignant lymphoma with diffuse ground-glass opacity in chest CT]
    Sachiko Saeki
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Nagasaki, 852 8501, Japan
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 41:44-7. 2003
    ..The ground-glass opacities found in this case may have reflected the infiltration of lymphoma cells into the pulmonary interstitial spaces...
  52. ncbi request reprint Intranasal IL-12 produces discreet pulmonary and systemic effects on allergic inflammation and airway reactivity
    Hiroto Matsuse
    Department of Internal Medicine, Joy McCann Culverhouse Airway Disease Research Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int Immunopharmacol 3:457-68. 2003
    ..Thus, intranasal delivery of IL-12 may provide an approach for the treatment of asthma and may be useful as an adjuvant in local nasal immunotherapy (IT) and in asthma...
  53. ncbi request reprint [Questionnaire survey of the relationship between the common cold and acute asthma exacerbation]
    Chizu Fukushima
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nagasaki Kita Hospital
    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai Zasshi 43:396-400. 2005
    ..As the guidelines of asthma therapy recommended, the use of corticosteroid must be considered when acute asthma attacks occur...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Alcohol-induced asthma]
    Sadahiro Asai
    Sasebo City General Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 63:120-4. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis and management of aspirin-intolerant asthma
    Yasushi Obase
    Skin and Allergy Hospital, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Treat Respir Med 4:325-36. 2005
    ..When patients with AIA need aspirin for specific situations they should receive aspirin desensitization therapy or treatment with selective cyclo-oxygenase 2 inhibitors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of nasal condition on self-assessed disease control and treatment satisfaction in patients with asthma complicated by allergic rhinitis
    Takeharu Koga
    Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, Neurology and Rheumatology, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukoka, Japan
    Allergol Int 56:427-31. 2007
    ..The present study was conducted to clarify the association between nasal condition and self-assessment of asthma control and treatment satisfaction...
  57. ncbi request reprint The Japanese Respiratory Society guidelines for management of cough
    Shigeru Kohno
    The Japanese Respiratory Society Guidelines for Management of Cough, Tokyo, Japan
    Respirology 11:S135-86. 2006