Y Kurozawa

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Affiliation: Tottori University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Circulating adhesion molecules in patients with vibration-induced white finger
    Y Kurozawa
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, and the Vibration Syndrome Center, San in Rosai Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Angiology 51:1003-6. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up study on patients with vibration-induced white finger (VWF)
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1203-6. 2002
  3. pmc Factors influencing finger systolic blood pressure test for diagnosis of vibration-induced white finger
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Nishimachi 86, 683 8503, Yonago, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 10:366-70. 2005
  4. pmc Coffee and risk of death from hepatocellular carcinoma in a large cohort study in Japan
    Y Kurozawa
    Department of Social Medicine, Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Nishimachi 86, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Br J Cancer 93:607-10. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and risk of death due to hepatocellular carcinoma in a large scale cohort study in Japan. Univariate analysis of JACC study data
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Kurume Med J 51:141-9. 2004
  6. pmc The effect of interaction between hepatitis C virus and cigarette smoking on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Y Fujita
    Department of Public Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Br J Cancer 94:737-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Current perception thresholds in vibration-induced neuropathy
    Y Kurozawa
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arch Environ Health 56:254-6. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Leptin : adiponectin ratio as an atherosclerotic index in patients with type 2 diabetes : relationship of the index to carotid intima-media thickness
    K Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, 683 8503, Japan
    Diabetologia 48:2684-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for fatality and neurological sequelae after status epilepticus in children
    Y Maegaki
    Division of Child Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Neuropediatrics 36:186-92. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle-related determinants and serum adiponectin concentrations in a general population of Japanese females
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arch Med Res 38:887-90. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint Circulating adhesion molecules in patients with vibration-induced white finger
    Y Kurozawa
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, and the Vibration Syndrome Center, San in Rosai Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Angiology 51:1003-6. 2000
    ..The serum level of soluble vascular cell adhesion molecules is significantly increased in patients with vibration-induced white finger...
  2. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up study on patients with vibration-induced white finger (VWF)
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1203-6. 2002
    ..Blanching of fingers in advanced stages, especially stage 3, was found to be persistent many years after cessation of vibration exposure...
  3. pmc Factors influencing finger systolic blood pressure test for diagnosis of vibration-induced white finger
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Nishimachi 86, 683 8503, Yonago, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 10:366-70. 2005
    ..Although there are issues in the draft, the international standard of the FSBP test is extremely useful for the diagnosis, treatment and compensation of VWF...
  4. pmc Coffee and risk of death from hepatocellular carcinoma in a large cohort study in Japan
    Y Kurozawa
    Department of Social Medicine, Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Nishimachi 86, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Br J Cancer 93:607-10. 2005
    ..50 (95% confidence interval 0.31-0.79), and the ratio for drinkers of less than one cup per day was 0.83 (95% confidence interval 0.54-1.25). Our data confirmed an inverse association between coffee consumption and HCC mortality...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary habits and risk of death due to hepatocellular carcinoma in a large scale cohort study in Japan. Univariate analysis of JACC study data
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Kurume Med J 51:141-9. 2004
    ..It is considered that further analysis using a multivariate Cox proportional hazards model including other confounding factors will be required for a more meaningful interpretation of the data...
  6. pmc The effect of interaction between hepatitis C virus and cigarette smoking on the risk of hepatocellular carcinoma
    Y Fujita
    Department of Public Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Br J Cancer 94:737-9. 2006
    ..The odds ratio of death from HCC for smoking was 9.60 (1.50-61.35) and 1.71(0.58-5.08) among anti-HCV positive and negative individuals, respectively...
  7. ncbi request reprint Current perception thresholds in vibration-induced neuropathy
    Y Kurozawa
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arch Environ Health 56:254-6. 2001
    ..The diagnostic sensitivity for vibration-induced neuropathy was relatively high. It appeared that current perception threshold evaluation was useful for the assessment of vibration-induced neuropathy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Leptin : adiponectin ratio as an atherosclerotic index in patients with type 2 diabetes : relationship of the index to carotid intima-media thickness
    K Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago, 683 8503, Japan
    Diabetologia 48:2684-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for fatality and neurological sequelae after status epilepticus in children
    Y Maegaki
    Division of Child Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Neuropediatrics 36:186-92. 2005
    ..73, p = 0.000) and moderate to severe asthmatic attack (OR = 31.61, p = 0.010) were associated with poor outcome. These results indicate that long-lasting seizure activity and asthmatic attack can exacerbate SE-associated brain injury...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle-related determinants and serum adiponectin concentrations in a general population of Japanese females
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arch Med Res 38:887-90. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Insufficient smoking restrictions in restaurants around junior high schools in Japan
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 210:349-53. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the public awareness of and attitude toward adolescent smoking problems remains low in Japan. Further SHS control actions for adolescents are needed in Japan...
  12. ncbi request reprint The angiotensin II type 2 receptor gene polymorphism and body mass index in healthy Japanese women
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:83-5. 2007
    ..The Adenine/Cytosine 3123 (A/C(3123)) polymorphism in the AT2-R gene is reportedly involved in some diseases, such as hypertension...
  13. ncbi request reprint Health effects of dust storms: subjective eye and respiratory system symptoms in inhabitants in Mongolia
    Haosheng Mu
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    J Environ Health 73:18-20. 2011
    ..The occurrence of lacrimation, an eye symptom, was higher among the desert area participants compared to those residing in the urban area. Results suggest that the occurrence of eye lacrimation is related to dust storms...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lymphatic vessel density in pulmonary adenocarcinoma immunohistochemically evaluated with anti-podoplanin or anti-D2-40 antibody is correlated with lymphatic invasion or lymph node metastases
    Yoshin Adachi
    Division of Molecular Pathology, Department of Microbiology and Pathology, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Pathol Int 57:171-7. 2007
    ..High LVD, induced by VEGF-C or VEGF-D expression of cancer cells, is a good indicator of lymphatic metastases and LVI in pulmonary adenocarcinoma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relationship between A-3826G polymorphism in the promoter of the uncoupling protein-1 gene and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in Japanese individuals: a cross-sectional study
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arch Med Res 39:142-6. 2008
    ..However, the effects of UCP-1 A-3826G polymorphism on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), a major contributor to atherosclerotic disease, still have not been established...
  16. ncbi request reprint The uncoupling protein-1 gene -3826A/G polymorphism and hypertension in Japanese subjects
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:1186-9. 2007
    ..The possible effects of the uncoupling protein-1 (UCP-1) gene -3826A/G polymorphism on hypertension (HT) have yet to be elucidated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Urinary protein 1/Clara cell 16 concentrations and lung functions in male subjects with pneumoconiosis
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, 86 NIshi cho, Yonago 683 8503, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:560-2. 2007
    ..Particularly, urinary P1 (uP1) may reflect the altered lung functions in pneumoconiosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum adiponectin levels and lifestyle factors in Japanese men
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    Heart Vessels 22:291-6. 2007
    ..Therefore, these factors may be intervention targets to modulate adiponectin to its proper levels for the prevention of cardiovascular disorders...
  19. doi request reprint Polymorphism of Trp64Arg in beta3-adrenergic receptor gene and serum LDL-cholesterol concentrations in healthy Japanese
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Ann Clin Biochem 45:313-5. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Past medical history and risk of death due to hepatocellular carcinoma, univariate analysis of JACC study data
    Akira Shibata
    Department of Public Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Kurume Med J 50:109-19. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Clustered components of the metabolic syndrome and platelet counts in Japanese females
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:376-9. 2007
    ..However, the connection between PCs and MS has not yet been thoroughly investigated in relation to various biosocial factors that can affect both PCs and the pathophysiology of MS...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of interval length between sessions in a hypercholesterolemia education class
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 59:271-7. 2005
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  23. ncbi request reprint A survey of restaurant smoking restrictions in a Japanese city
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 207:73-9. 2005
    ..More widespread adoption of the health-promotion law in restaurants is an issue...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk of death due to hepatocellular carcinoma among drinkers and ex-drinkers. Univariate analysis of JACC study data
    Itsuro Ogimoto
    Department of Public Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Kurume Med J 51:59-70. 2004
    ..To clarify the net association between alcohol drinking and HCC, further analysis is needed to control potential confounders, including past history of liver disease, and to consider probable effect modifiers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk of death due to hepatocellular carcinoma among smokers and ex-smokers. Univariate analysis of JACC study data
    Itsuro Ogimoto
    Department of Public Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi Machi, Kurume 830 0011, Japan
    Kurume Med J 51:71-81. 2004
    ..To eliminate confounding effects and interaction with other risk factors of HCC and to clarify the net association between smoking habits and HCC, farther careful analysis using multivariate models is needed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Levels of physical activity among participants in the JACC study
    Youichi Kurozawa
    Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    J Epidemiol 15:S43-7. 2005
    ..Physical activity is thought to play an important role in the maintenance and promotion of health, and practical questionnaires assessing levels of physical activity are currently a widely used method in epidemiological research...
  27. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study on finger systolic blood pressure test for diagnosis of vibration-induced white finger
    Yoshiro Nasu
    Clinical Research Center for Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, Japanese Labor, Health and Welfare Organization, San in Rosai Hospital, Yonago, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:639-44. 2008
    ..A multicenter study (six Rosai hospitals around Japan) was performed to investigate the diagnostic value of changes in finger systolic blood pressure (FSBP) after segmental local cooling for vibration-induced white finger (VWF)...
  28. doi request reprint Relationship between alcohol habits and hemorheology by a micro channel method in a general population
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Department of Social Medicine, Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Yonago, Japan
    Clin Cardiol 31:488-91. 2008
    ..Bentencho, Japan) is currently considered a useful new device to analyze hemorheology. However, the relationships between various lifestyle habits and hemorheology, especially using MC-FAN, have still not been thoroughly investigated...
  29. doi request reprint Associated factors in neonatal hypoglycemic brain injury
    Hesham Montassir
    Division of Child Neurology, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Brain Dev 31:649-56. 2009
    ..This study indicates that severe and prolonged neonatal hypoglycemia can cause cerebral lesions and other perinatal risk factors, such as hypoxia, neonatal seizure and pathological jaundice, would exacerbate hypoglycemic brain injuries...
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationship between coffee and green tea consumption and all-cause mortality in a cohort of a rural Japanese population
    Nobuo Iwai
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    J Epidemiol 12:191-8. 2002
    ..The effects of habitual coffee consumption and its related factors on health in Japan need to be studied in greater detail...
  31. ncbi request reprint Serum ghrelin and carotid atherosclerosis in older Japanese people with metabolic syndrome
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan
    Arch Med Res 37:903-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that decreased ghrelin levels may be related to carotid atherosclerosis among older subjects with MS...
  32. doi request reprint Risk factors for second hip fractures among elderly patients
    Sugao Mitani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, University of Tottori, 86 Nishimachi Yonago, Tottori, 683 8503, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:192-7. 2010
    ..Therefore, through a retrospective cohort study, we attempted to clarify the risk factors associated with second hip fractures...
  33. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of the evaluation of blood non-HDL cholesterol levels in a hypercholesterolemia education class
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Division of Health Administration and Promotion, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago
    Intern Med 45:697-8. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Relationship between age, metabolic syndrome and platelet counts in the male population
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Ann Clin Biochem 44:495-6. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint The status of Internet access in adult patients with atopic dermatitis in Japan
    Yasuhiko Asai
    Division of Dermatology, Tsuruga City Hospital, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 210:37-40. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin I164T gene polymorphism and the obesity-related effects on the Japanese female population
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Clin Chim Acta 384:182-3. 2007
  37. ncbi request reprint The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma2 gene Pro12Ala polymorphism and serum C-reactive protein in general Japanese population
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Clin Chim Acta 383:178-9. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Sleep status and blood pressure in a healthy normotensive female population
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Int J Cardiol 125:425-7. 2008
    ..The same analysis for systolic BP or pulse pressure showed that both age and BMI were significant factors and sleep status was not associated. A poorer sleep status may contribute to elevated DBP in healthy normotensive females...
  39. ncbi request reprint A simple questionnaire on sleep status in a healthy Japanese population
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Arch Med Res 37:566-7. 2006
  40. ncbi request reprint Sweetened canned coffee cessation intervention for subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a preliminary study
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Fam Med 39:83-4. 2007
  41. ncbi request reprint The development of new communication technologies and patient-doctor interaction
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Intern Med 45:349. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of soluble ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 predict pre-clinical cancer
    Sachiko Kamezaki
    Division of Human Living Sciences, Tottori College, 854 Fukuba, Kurayoshi, Tottori 682 8555, Japan
    Eur J Cancer 41:2355-9. 2005
    ..We suggest that elevated serum levels of sVCAM-1 might serve as a possible marker for detecting pre-clinical or early cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Increased red blood cells in patients with metabolic syndrome
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    Endocr J 53:711-2. 2006