M Okuda

Summary

Affiliation: Nippon Medical School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Grading the severity of allergic rhinitis for treatment strategy and drug study purposes
    M Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 Sendagi, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 1:235-41. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Japanese cedar pollinosis throughout Japan
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:288-96. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of leukotriene D4 in allergic rhinitis
    M Okuda
    Nippon Medical School, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Allergy 60:537-40. 1988
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunological localization of neuropeptide-degrading enzymes in the nasal mucosa
    K Ohkubo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Rhinology 32:130-3. 1994
  5. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of IL-6, IL-8, and GM-CSF release in nasal secretions of allergic patients after nasal challenge
    K Ohkubo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Rhinology 36:156-61. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of two Japanese rhinoconjunctivitis quality-of-life questionnaires
    M Okuda
    Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:736-44. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Dose-ranging study of fluticasone furoate nasal spray for Japanese patients with perennial allergic rhinitis*
    K Okubo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:3393-403. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Ixodid tick species recovered from domestic dogs in Japan
    Y Shimada
    Merial Japan Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Vet Entomol 17:38-45. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint [Is the frequency of pre-seasonal manifestation in patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis so high?]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 54:636-40. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint [Study of recent yearly trend of increase in airborne pollen of Japanese cedar and cypress pollen]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 55:1531-5. 2006

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Grading the severity of allergic rhinitis for treatment strategy and drug study purposes
    M Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 Sendagi, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 1:235-41. 2001
    ..Corrective measures include the use of evidence-based definitions of independent nasal symptoms, avoidance of biases in evaluation, and establishment of international consensus for a standardized scale in this era of globalization...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of Japanese cedar pollinosis throughout Japan
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 91:288-96. 2003
    ..For health care policy planning and development of new treatment modalities, investigation of the accurate prevalence and current status of JCP nationwide is imperative...
  3. ncbi request reprint The role of leukotriene D4 in allergic rhinitis
    M Okuda
    Nippon Medical School, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Allergy 60:537-40. 1988
    ..LTD4 was approximately 5,000 times stronger than histamine in threshold concentration for nasal response. In conclusion, LTD4 plays an important role in nasal allergy presumably through long lasting and strong nasal blockage effects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Immunological localization of neuropeptide-degrading enzymes in the nasal mucosa
    K Ohkubo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Rhinology 32:130-3. 1994
    ..These results show that NEP secretion is regulated by a glandular, cholinergic control. On the other hand, ACE and CPN secretion are regulated by vascular permeability...
  5. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of IL-6, IL-8, and GM-CSF release in nasal secretions of allergic patients after nasal challenge
    K Ohkubo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Rhinology 36:156-61. 1998
    ..These results suggest that the levels, sources, and mechanisms of release of IL-6, IL-8, and GM-CSF in the nasal secretion of patients with HDMAR do vary, but are important in the manifestation of the allergic reaction...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of two Japanese rhinoconjunctivitis quality-of-life questionnaires
    M Okuda
    Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:736-44. 2005
    ..Either questionnaire may be used to assess QOL depending on differences in target domains...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dose-ranging study of fluticasone furoate nasal spray for Japanese patients with perennial allergic rhinitis*
    K Okubo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:3393-403. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Ixodid tick species recovered from domestic dogs in Japan
    Y Shimada
    Merial Japan Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Vet Entomol 17:38-45. 2003
    ..Exposure to a garden was significantly associated with R. sanguineus and exposure to woodland was significantly associated with H. flava and I. ovatus. This is the first systematic survey of canine ticks in Japan...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Is the frequency of pre-seasonal manifestation in patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis so high?]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 54:636-40. 2005
    ..Since this is not objectively evidenced, we aimed to clarify whether or not it is true...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Study of recent yearly trend of increase in airborne pollen of Japanese cedar and cypress pollen]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 55:1531-5. 2006
    ..However, because of their large yearly variations, accurate objective and scientific study is required to confirm if it is true or not...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Development of patient satisfaction questionnaire in allergic rhinitis]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 53:1195-202. 2004
    ..Thus, it was verified that our newly developed questionnaire is a useful and scientific tool for examination of patient satisfaction with medical care in allergic rhinitis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Fexofenadine improves the quality of life and work productivity in Japanese patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis during the peak cedar pollinosis season
    Kimihiro Okubo
    Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 136:148-54. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Inhibitory effects of facemasks and eyeglasses on invasion of pollen particles in the nose and eye: a clinical study
    Minoru Gotoh
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Rhinology 43:266-70. 2005
    ..It may be difficult to avoid pollen even when wearing a facemask and eyeglasses when the wind speed is high. Further study is required to clarify the relationship between the amount of allergens and clinical symptoms...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Medical practice in allergic diseases in the present Japanese medical health care system from the aspect of medical sociology]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 56:1356-60. 2007
  15. ncbi request reprint [Allergic rhinitis]
    Minoru Okuda
    Arerugi 57:147-50. 2008
  16. ncbi request reprint [A long-term follow-up study after discontinuation of immunotherapy for Japanese cedar pollinosis]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 55:655-61. 2006
    ..To elucidate how long the effect of immunotherapy (IT) persist after discontinuation in patients with Japanese cedar pollinosis (JCP)...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Special project "improvement of the Japanese Society of Allergology and Medical Treatment for Allergic Disease"]
    Kiyoshi Takahashi
    National Hospital Organization Minami Okayama Medical Center
    Arerugi 55:95-100. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint [QOL questionnaire for allergic rhinitis]
    Minoru Okuda
    Arerugi 52:1-3. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint [Natural airborne pollen contamination of clothes and facial skin]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Nippon Medical School
    Arerugi 54:555-8. 2005
    ..To clarify natural airborne Japanese cedar pollen contamination of clothes (cotton made T shirt and cap) and face skin for preventive strategy against pollinosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Nationwide investigation of insect allergy in patients with allergic rhinitis]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Clinical Allergy Research Institute, Tokyo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 105:1181-8. 2002
    ..No correlation of sIgE titers was found between house dust mites and these 3 insects. These results show that the moth, midge, and cockroach are inhalant allergens causing allergic rhinitis in Japan...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Preparation of Japanese versions of rinoconjunctivitis quality of life questionnaire (RQLQ) and work productivity and activity impairment questionnaire (WPAI-AS)]
    Minoru Okuda
    Arerugi 52:70-86. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint [Standard questionnaire for QOL of Japanese patients with allergic rhinitis]
    Minoru Okuda
    Arerugi 52:21-56. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint [Are otolaryngologists specialist for pollinosis?]
    Minoru Okuda
    Japan Allergy Asthma Clinic
    Arerugi 53:1144-51. 2004
    ..In conclusion, patients prefer agreeable and convenient treatment. If ENT doctors still want to be specialist for pollinosis, they should take care patients well and develop their own specific treatment methodology to cure this disease...