Shigeki Momohara

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Affiliation: Tokyo Women's Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dermatan sulfate in the synovial fluid of patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:301-5. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for total knee arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:476-80. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of perioperative clinical features and complications after orthopaedic surgery in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with tocilizumab in a real-world setting: results from the multicentre TOcilizumab in Perioperative Period (TOPP) study
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:440-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of characteristics and therapeutic efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated by rheumatologists and those treated by orthopedic surgeons under a team medicine approach at the same institute
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 22:209-15. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Prosthetic joint infection after total hip or knee arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with nonbiologic and biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:469-75. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Recent trends in orthopedic surgery performed in Japan for rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:337-42. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for wrist surgery in rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1387-91. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy of total joint arthroplasty in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis: improved longitudinal effects on disease activity but not on health-related quality of life
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:476-81. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for interstitial pneumonia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in a large Japanese observational cohort, IORRA
    Kumi Shidara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:280-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The influence of individual joint impairment on functional disability in rheumatoid arthritis using a large observational database of Japanese patients
    Kumi Shidara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan 162 0054
    J Rheumatol 39:476-80. 2012

Detail Information

Publications70

  1. ncbi request reprint Dermatan sulfate in the synovial fluid of patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:301-5. 2007
    ..This suggests that metabolism of the small leucine-rich repeat proteoglycans decorin and biglycan, which contain chains of DSDeltaDi4S, is similar to that of aggrecan...
  2. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for total knee arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:476-80. 2007
    ..These results suggest that, when treating RA patients, physicians should pay particular attention to pain complaints, the patient's daily activity level, and the RF factor status...
  3. doi request reprint Analysis of perioperative clinical features and complications after orthopaedic surgery in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with tocilizumab in a real-world setting: results from the multicentre TOcilizumab in Perioperative Period (TOPP) study
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:440-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate perioperative changes in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with tocilizumab...
  4. doi request reprint Comparison of characteristics and therapeutic efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated by rheumatologists and those treated by orthopedic surgeons under a team medicine approach at the same institute
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 22:209-15. 2012
    ..Therefore, it is critical for rheumatologists and orthopedists to complement each other medically in the treatment of RA patients...
  5. doi request reprint Prosthetic joint infection after total hip or knee arthroplasty in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with nonbiologic and biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:469-75. 2011
    ..Prospective studies are thus needed to determine the safety of biologic DMARDs in the perioperative period...
  6. doi request reprint Recent trends in orthopedic surgery performed in Japan for rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:337-42. 2011
    ..Additional studies, including analyses of RA databases containing long-term data on a variety of surgical interventions, are needed...
  7. doi request reprint Risk factors for wrist surgery in rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1387-91. 2008
    ..The identification of the risk factors for wrist surgery provides important insights into the course of the disease and its impact on patients, as well as the potential consequences for health care resource utilization planning...
  8. doi request reprint Efficacy of total joint arthroplasty in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis: improved longitudinal effects on disease activity but not on health-related quality of life
    Shigeki Momohara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:476-81. 2011
    ..We conclude that tight control of RA disease activity is indicated for those patients with TKA and/or THA...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence of and risk factors for interstitial pneumonia in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in a large Japanese observational cohort, IORRA
    Kumi Shidara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:280-6. 2010
    ..The incidence of and risk factors for IP in RA patients were determined in a large observational cohort of RA patients in Japan...
  10. doi request reprint The influence of individual joint impairment on functional disability in rheumatoid arthritis using a large observational database of Japanese patients
    Kumi Shidara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan 162 0054
    J Rheumatol 39:476-80. 2012
    ..To clarify the influence of individual joint impairment on functional capacity through a retrospective study with a 3-year interval, using a large cohort of Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  11. doi request reprint Complications and features after joint surgery in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with tumour necrosis factor-alpha blockers: perioperative interruption of tumour necrosis factor-alpha blockers decreases complications?
    Kosei Kawakami
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 49:341-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify complications that can be attributed to the use of TNF-alpha blocker therapy...
  12. doi request reprint Effect of total knee arthroplasty on disease activity in patients with established rheumatoid arthritis: 3-year follow-up results of combined medical therapy and surgical intervention
    Koichiro Yano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:452-7. 2010
    ..Combination therapy consisting of medical treatment and surgical intervention is thought to effectively improve the condition of RA patients who have destructive arthritis in the knee joint, with the effect lasting for at least 3 years...
  13. pmc PADI4 and HLA-DRB1 are genetic risks for radiographic progression in RA patients, independent of ACPA status: results from the IORRA cohort study
    Taku Suzuki
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e61045. 2013
    ..This is the first study focused on the 13 loci to investigate independent genetic risk factors for radiographic progression in the first five years from onset of RA...
  14. ncbi request reprint Failure to confirm association between PDCD1 polymorphisms and rheumatoid arthritis in a Japanese population
    Takuji Iwamoto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    J Hum Genet 52:557-60. 2007
    ..We conclude that polymorphisms in the PDCD1 gene analyzed here are not associated with RA in a Japanese population...
  15. doi request reprint Association of EMCN with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis in a Japanese population
    Kazumasa Nishimoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 8582, Japan
    J Rheumatol 38:221-8. 2011
    ..We examined the association between RA susceptibility and the gene coding endomucin, EMCN...
  16. ncbi request reprint The serum concentration of infliximab in cases of autologous blood donation for patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Takeshi Mochizuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:24-7. 2007
    ..However, even after autotransfusion those levels were decreased compared with levels measured just before the operation. Therefore, we conclude that there is little influence of AB donation on the risks of infliximab...
  17. doi request reprint Management of rheumatoid arthritis: the 2012 perspective
    Hisashi Yamanaka
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:1-7. 2013
    ..Finally, there remains much for us rheumatologists to do for our patients, including patient-perspective approaches...
  18. doi request reprint Anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody predicts functional disability in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in a large prospective observational cohort in Japan
    Kumi Shidara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Rheumatol Int 32:361-6. 2012
    ..0199, P = 0.0012); however, J-HAQ progression was not influenced by RF status. Anti-CCP is a better predictive and discriminative marker for progression of disability in the long-term outcome of RA patients compared to RF...
  19. doi request reprint Standard treatment in daily clinical practice for early rheumatoid arthritis improved disease activity from 2001 to 2006
    Ayako Nakajima
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:594-7. 2011
    ..05). Better disease control was obtained following changes in RA treatment strategy that occurred in Japan between 2001 and 2006...
  20. doi request reprint T-cell leukemia translocation-associated gene (TCTA) protein is required for human osteoclastogenesis
    Shigeru Kotake
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Bone 45:627-39. 2009
    ..Our novel peptide and polyclonal antibodies against the peptide inhibited human osteoclastogenesis and the function of mature osteoclasts, preventing cellular fusion by TCTA protein and a putative counterpart molecule...
  21. doi request reprint Associations between methotrexate treatment and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphisms with incident fractures in Japanese female rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Wako Urano
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 27:574-83. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that MTX use is associated with a nonvertebral fracture risk, whereas MTHFR polymorphism status does not appear to be a clinically useful marker for predicting fracture risk in Japanese female RA patients...
  22. doi request reprint Incidence of serious respiratory infections in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tocilizumab
    Daisuke Hoshi
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 22:122-7. 2012
    ..This is comparable to the risk reported when tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors are used...
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of the second and third generation anti-cyclic citrullinated peptide antibody assays in the diagnosis of Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kumi Shidara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Rheumatol Int 31:617-22. 2011
    ..7%. Area under the receiver operating curve showed that anti-CCP2 and anti-CCP3 had similar diagnostic performances. Diagnostic performance of the anti-CCP3 assay was comparable with the anti-CCP2 assay in Japanese patients with RA...
  24. doi request reprint Incidence of malignancy in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Toru Yamada
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Rheumatol Int 31:1487-92. 2011
    ..49, [95% CI 0.26-0.83]), were found. Male gender and older age were identified as risk factors for malignancy. A slight excess in the incidence of overall malignancy and highly excess of lymphoma in Japanese RA patients was demonstrated...
  25. doi request reprint Association of STAT4 with susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus in the Japanese population
    Shu Kobayashi
    Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 58:1940-6. 2008
    ..The present study was undertaken to investigate the effect of STAT4 on susceptibility to RA and SLE in the Japanese...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between PADI4 and rheumatoid arthritis: a replication study
    Katsunori Ikari
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Kwada, Tokyo, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3054-7. 2005
    ..The present study was undertaken to further investigate the association of PADI4 with RA, using a series of population-based samples from subjects with the same ethnic background as the subjects in the original study...
  27. doi request reprint Incidence of falls and fear of falling in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Kiyotaka Yamagiwa
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjyuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:51-6. 2011
    ..001), although the incidence of women with fear of falling increased with advancing age. Japanese patients with RA over age 65 and age 75 appeared to have a high risk of at least one fall and multiple falls, respectively...
  28. ncbi request reprint Disturbances of the symphysis pubis in rheumatoid arthritis: report of two cases
    So Tsukahara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:344-7. 2007
    ..Both cases had received long-term corticosteroid therapy, including pulse therapy. We recommend reducing the corticosteroid dose to prevent disturbances of the symphysis pubis especially in RA patients on long-term steroid therapy...
  29. pmc Studies of the efficacy and safety of methotrexate at dosages over 8 mg/week using the IORRA cohort database
    Yohei Seto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:579-93. 2011
    ..These data regarding both efficacy and safety of MTX at dosages over 8 mg/week in Japanese RA patients would provide the basis for use of the drug at dosages currently not formally approved by the Japanese government...
  30. doi request reprint The association of a nonsynonymous single-nucleotide polymorphism in TNFAIP3 with systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in the Japanese population
    Kenichi Shimane
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 62:574-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the role of TNFAIP3 in the development of SLE and RA in Japanese subjects...
  31. doi request reprint A1330V polymorphism of low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 gene and self-reported incident fractures in Japanese female patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Takefumi Furuya
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 19:140-6. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that this LPR5 polymorphism does not appear to be a clinically useful marker for the prediction of fracture risk in Japanese female RA patients, although it is associated with increased serum total cholesterol levels...
  32. doi request reprint Fracture risk assessment and osteoporosis treatment disparities in 3,970 Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Takefumi Furuya
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 30:1105-11. 2011
    ..In addition, the gap may be underestimated when BMD measurements are not involved in the fracture risk assessment...
  33. ncbi request reprint A case of Castleman's disease associated with diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the spine
    Shu Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 17:418-21. 2007
    ..In this paper, we describe this patient in order to discuss the association of these diseases...
  34. doi request reprint Iliopsoas bursitis-associated femoral neuropathy exacerbated after internal fixation of an intertrochanteric hip fracture in rheumatoid arthritis: a case report
    Asami Tokita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:394-8. 2008
    ..We would recommend that bursa excision be considered even in cases of iliopsoas bursitis associated with mild femoral neuropathy when destructive changes in the hip joint are also present...
  35. doi request reprint Functional disability can deteriorate despite suppression of disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a large observational cohort study
    Yohei Seto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:1179-85. 2013
    ..To analyze the relationship between the progression of disability and disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in daily practice...
  36. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous multiple insufficiency fractures after pelvic abscess and sepsis in a rheumatoid arthritis patient treated with high-load corticosteroid therapy: a case report
    Takeshi Mochizuki
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1925-8. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A role of monocyte chemoattractant protein-4 (MCP-4)/CCL13 from chondrocytes in rheumatoid arthritis
    Takuji Iwamoto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    FEBS J 274:4904-12. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint High CCL18/PARC expression in articular cartilage and synovial tissue of patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Rheumatol 34:266-71. 2007
    ..We studied the role of CCL18/pulmonary and activation-regulated chemokine (PARC) in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  39. doi request reprint Interleukin-18 promoter polymorphisms in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis: protective effect of the T allele and T/T genotype at rs360722
    Tomoko Sugiura
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:359-64. 2011
    ..20 versus 0.27, P = 0.0006, OR = 0.72, 95% CI = 0.58-0.86). Therefore, presence of the T allele and T/T genotype at rs360722 reduces the susceptibility of Japanese people to RA...
  40. pmc Efficacy and tolerability of tocilizumab in rheumatoid arthritis patients seen in daily clinical practice in Japan: results from a retrospective study (REACTION study)
    Hisashi Yamanaka
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 21:122-33. 2011
    ..Tocilizumab infusion is therefore applicable not only as an alternative approach for anti-TNF therapy-resistant patients, but also as primary biologic therapy for active RA patients...
  41. doi request reprint The intra-articular efficacy of hyaluronate injections in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
    Seiji Saito
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 19:643-51. 2009
    ..These results are encouraging, as the use of HA stimulates interest in clinical studies aimed at assessing the potential role of viscosupplementation in treating RA, and HA may represent another treatment option for RA...
  42. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of tacrolimus in 101 consecutive patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Mariko Kitahama
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:478-85. 2010
    ..We confirmed the usefulness of TAC for the treatment of RA and found that TAC is suitable for RA patients who are unable to use biologic agents or to tolerate a high dose of MTX because of their complications or background factors...
  43. doi request reprint Associated factors for falls and fear of falling in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Takefumi Furuya
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 28:1325-30. 2009
    ..HAQ disability score, tender joint counts, and impaired general health appear to be associated with falls in Japanese patients with RA, as previously reported for patients of other ethnicities...
  44. doi request reprint Disability is the major negative predictor for achievement of Boolean-based remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tocilizumab
    Daisuke Hoshi
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:1205-10. 2013
    ..To analyze the efficacy of tocilizumab (TCZ) and the factors that influence achievement of Boolean-based remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with TCZ in daily clinical practice...
  45. doi request reprint Proximal rotational closing-wedge osteotomy of the first metatarsal in rheumatoid arthritis: clinical and radiographic evaluation of a continuous series of 35 cases
    Koichiro Yano
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:953-8. 2013
    ..We have employed joint-preserving forefoot surgeries, including rotational closing-wedge osteotomy of the first metatarsal. The aim of our study is to assess the short-term results of this procedure...
  46. doi request reprint Major depressive disorder in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Eri Sato
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:237-44. 2013
    ..I.N.I) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to determine whether MDD is related to features of RA disease, such as disease activity or physical dysfunction...
  47. doi request reprint Analysis of direct medical and nonmedical costs for care of rheumatoid arthritis patients using the large cohort database, IORRA
    Eiichi Tanaka
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:742-51. 2013
    ..Our goal was to determine the annual direct medical and nonmedical costs for the care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) using data from a large cohort database in Japan...
  48. doi request reprint Neglected spontaneous rupture of the Achilles tendon in elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Yoshinori Mikashima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Rheumatol 16:221-4. 2010
    ..Therefore, careful diagnosis of the Achilles tendon rupture is needed in elderly patients with RA, even if they have little or no history of trauma...
  49. ncbi request reprint Failure to confirm association between SLC22A4 polymorphism and rheumatoid arthritis in a Japanese population
    Mahito Kuwahara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 52:2947-8. 2005
  50. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting anteroposterior instability following cruciate-retaining total knee arthroplasty in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Yasuo Niki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, 35, Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Knee 15:26-30. 2008
    ..61, p<0.001). These results indicate that TD is basically maintained during the course of CR-TKA in RA, but may be slightly affected by factors other than the PCL itself...
  51. doi request reprint Sites, frequencies, and causes of self-reported fractures in 9,720 rheumatoid arthritis patients: a large prospective observational cohort study in Japan
    Kensuke Ochi
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Arch Osteoporos 8:130. 2013
    ..The incidence and cause of fracture differ by anatomical site, sex, and age. These differences may be considered in establishing custom strategies for preventing fractures in RA patients in the future...
  52. doi request reprint Prevalence of and factors associated with vitamin D deficiency in 4,793 Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Takefumi Furuya
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku 162 0054, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 32:1081-7. 2013
    ..Female gender, younger age, high HAQ disability score, low serum levels of total protein and total cholesterol, high serum ALP levels, and NSAID use appear to be associated with vitamin D deficiency in Japanese patients with RA...
  53. ncbi request reprint Acute destruction of the hip joints and rapid resorption of femoral head in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Koichiro Yoshino
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 16:395-400. 2006
    ..As a result, all of them had total hip arthroplasty. We recommend taking repetitive radiographs for RA patients with continuing severe hip pain...
  54. doi request reprint Multiple extensor tendon ruptures caused by tophaceous gout
    Takuji Iwamoto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:210-2. 2010
    ..Histopathologic examination of the specimen demonstrated findings consistent with gouty tophi. We conclude that tophaceous gout needs to be included in the differential diagnosis of chronic extensor tenosynovitis of the hand...
  55. doi request reprint Efficacy of adjunct tacrolimus treatment in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with inadequate responses to methotrexate
    Mariko Kitahama
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:788-93. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the efficacy of tacrolimus (TAC) as an add-on therapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who were previously treated with methotrexate (MTX) but not with biologics...
  56. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with incident clinical vertebral and nonvertebral fractures in Japanese women with rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective 54-month observational study
    Takefumi Furuya
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Rheumatol 34:303-10. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between potential risk factors and incident clinical fractures in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  57. doi request reprint Molecular aspects of rheumatoid arthritis: chemokines in the joints of patients
    Takuji Iwamoto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    FEBS J 275:4448-55. 2008
    ..Therefore, chemokines and chemokine-receptors are considered to be important molecules in RA pathology...
  58. doi request reprint Rheumatoid arthritis: a risk factor for deep venous thrombosis after total knee arthroplasty? Comparative study with osteoarthritis
    Yasuo Niki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:57-63. 2010
    ..In this study, thrombotic risk after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) was assessed and compared between patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and those with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  59. doi request reprint Single nucleotide polymorphisms of CD244 gene predispose to renal and neuropsychiatric manifestations with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Yuko Ota
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 20:427-31. 2010
    ..There was a strikingly strong association in SLE patients with nephritis and neuropsychiatric lupus, suggesting that this genetic marker could predict involvement of those severe complications...
  60. doi request reprint No increased mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis treated with biologics: results from the biologics register of six rheumatology institutes in Japan
    Ayako Nakajima
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:945-52. 2013
    ..To investigate the influence of biologics on mortality and risk factors for death in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint [Immunological and serological tests for diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis: MMP-3]
    Shigeki Momohara
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University
    Nihon Rinsho 63:313-7. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Images in clinical medicine. Bone changes in rheumatoid arthritis
    Katsunori Ikari
    Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    N Engl J Med 353:e13. 2005
  63. doi request reprint Molecular aspects of rheumatoid arthritis: role of environmental factors
    Shu Kobayashi
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Japan
    FEBS J 275:4456-62. 2008
    ..have been extensively studied previously. Understanding of how these factors contribute to the development of RA may lead to the better understanding of pathogenesis of RA...
  64. ncbi request reprint Serum amyloid A activates nuclear factor-kappaB in rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts through binding to receptor of advanced glycation end-products
    Hiroshi Okamoto
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Rheumatol 35:752-6. 2008
    ..Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic, symmetric polyarticular joint disease and serum amyloid A (SAA) is an acute-phase protein that is upregulated during the course of RA. We investigated the role of SAA in the pathogenesis of RA...
  65. ncbi request reprint Neglected spontaneous rupture of the Achilles' tendon in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Kaoru Murakoshi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 16:324-6. 2006
    ..We concluded that careful diagnosis, surgical suture, and careful treatment after operation are necessary for Achilles' tendon rupture in those patients with SLE...
  66. doi request reprint Is minimally invasive surgery in total knee arthroplasty really minimally invasive surgery?
    Yasuo Niki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 24:499-504. 2009
    ..Consequently, degree of muscle damage was equivalent between MIS-TKA and conventional TKA, whereas types of vastus-splitting approach appeared closely related to muscle damage...
  67. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic synovectomy of the elbow in rheumatoid arthritis
    Kiwamu Horiuchi
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:342-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the results of arthroscopic synovectomy for the treatment of elbows affected by rheumatoid arthritis...
  68. ncbi request reprint Cloning and characterization of DPPL1 and DPPL2, representatives of a novel type of mammalian phosphatidate phosphatase
    Masahiro Takeuchi
    Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada cho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 0054, Japan
    Gene 399:174-80. 2007
    ..Collectively, our work indicates that DPPL1 and DPPL2 represent a novel type of mammalian phosphatidate phosphatase...
  69. ncbi request reprint Circulating COMP is decreased in pseudoachondroplasia and multiple epiphyseal dysplasia patients carrying COMP mutations
    Akihiko Mabuchi
    Laboratory for Bone and Joint Diseases, SNP Research Center, RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Med Genet A 129:35-8. 2004
    ..001). Our results indicate that circulating COMP levels reflect genetic abnormalities in COMP, providing an easier, more rapid and cost-efficient method for diagnosing PSACH and particularly for MED...
  70. doi request reprint Risk of postoperative complications in rheumatoid arthritis relevant to treatment with biologic agents: a report from the Committee on Arthritis of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association
    Masahiko Suzuki
    Committee on Arthritis of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association, 2 40 8 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8418, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 16:778-84. 2011
    ..The Committee on Arthritis of the Japanese Orthopedic Association investigated the prevalence of postoperative complications in patients with RA in teaching hospitals in Japan...