Masahiko Tozawa

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure predicts risk of developing end-stage renal disease in men and women
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Hypertension 41:1341-5. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple risk factor clustering on the elevation of blood pressure
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Hypertens Res 25:811-6. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for elevated pulse pressure in patients on chronic hemodialysis: a case-control study
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:2195-201. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Triglyceride, but not total cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, predict development of proteinuria
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, and Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:1743-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of drug prescription in chronic haemodialysis patients
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1819-24. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dyslipidemia and the risk of developing end-stage renal disease in a screened cohort
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 9:46-52. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Decreased body mass index as an independent risk factor for developing chronic kidney disease
    Kaori Tokashiki
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology, and Neurology, Faculty of Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University Hospital of The Ryukyus and Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 13:55-60. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of the duration of dialysis on survival in a cohort of chronic haemodialysis patients
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit and Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:782-7. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of diabetes mellitus in a screened cohort in Okinawa, Japan
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Hypertens Res 25:185-90. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of smoking and obesity on the development of proteinuria
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:956-62. 2002

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Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure predicts risk of developing end-stage renal disease in men and women
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Hypertension 41:1341-5. 2003
    ..Control of blood pressure within normal levels should be stressed as a strategy to prevent end-stage renal disease in both men and women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple risk factor clustering on the elevation of blood pressure
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Hypertens Res 25:811-6. 2002
    ..51 (p = 0.001) for increase in systolic BP, and 0.31 (p = 0.008) for increase in diastolic BP after adjusting for age and sex. In conclusion, clustering of risk factors significantly predicted the development of hypertension...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evidence for elevated pulse pressure in patients on chronic hemodialysis: a case-control study
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:2195-201. 2002
    ..We retrospectively examined PP in a large cohort of hemodialysis patients and healthy control subjects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Triglyceride, but not total cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, predict development of proteinuria
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, and Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:1743-9. 2002
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  5. ncbi request reprint Analysis of drug prescription in chronic haemodialysis patients
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1819-24. 2002
    ..We surveyed prescribed medications and examined the relation between the number of medications and mortality and clinical characteristics in chronic haemodialysis patients, in Okinawa, Japan...
  6. ncbi request reprint Relationship between dyslipidemia and the risk of developing end-stage renal disease in a screened cohort
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 9:46-52. 2005
    ..However, few studies have examined abnormal lipid metabolism as a risk factor for the development of ESRD in the general population...
  7. doi request reprint Decreased body mass index as an independent risk factor for developing chronic kidney disease
    Kaori Tokashiki
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nephrology, and Neurology, Faculty of Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University Hospital of The Ryukyus and Okinawa General Health Maintenance Association, Okinawa, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 13:55-60. 2009
    ..Obesity and metabolic syndrome are risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Few studies have examined the effect of change in body mass index (DeltaBMI) on CKD incidence in a general screening setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of the duration of dialysis on survival in a cohort of chronic haemodialysis patients
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit and Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:782-7. 2003
    ..Whether the length of dialysis treatment in chronic HD patients is a significant independent risk factor of death is not clear...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of diabetes mellitus in a screened cohort in Okinawa, Japan
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Hypertens Res 25:185-90. 2002
    ..90 (1.14-3.17). The results indicated that the prevalence and incidence of DM were high among this screened cohort in Okinawa, Japan. Subjects with proteinuria may thus be at high risk for developing DM...
  10. ncbi request reprint Influence of smoking and obesity on the development of proteinuria
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara cho, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Kidney Int 62:956-62. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the effects of obesity and smoking on the development of proteinuria in a screened cohort of subjects with normal kidney function...
  11. ncbi request reprint Hypocholesterolemia is a significant predictor of death in a cohort of chronic hemodialysis patients
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit and Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 61:1887-93. 2002
    ..Although hypocholesterolemia is common in chronic hemodialysis patients, its effect on survival has not been studied in a large patients population...
  12. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease associated with familial Mediterranean fever
    Nozomi Tomiyama
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa
    Intern Med 41:221-4. 2002
    ..IL-6, TNF, and dopamine beta-hydroxylase were not increased in the febril phase. The patient was homozygous for the M6941 mutation. We report the first Japanese case of FMF associated with amyloidosis and confirmed by a gene mutation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pulse pressure and risk of total mortality and cardiovascular events in patients on chronic hemodialysis
    Masahiko Tozawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine and Dialysis Unit, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 61:717-26. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Severe abdominal pain associated with allergic reaction to nafamostat mesilate in a chronic hemodialysis patient
    Masanobu Yamazato
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, School of Medicine, Okinawa
    Intern Med 41:864-6. 2002
    ..Although an allergic reaction to nafamostat mesilate is a rare complication, it should be one of the differential diagnoses of abdominal pain occurring during hemodialysis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Demographic trends in the Okinawa Dialysis Study (OKIDS) registry (1971-2000)
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit and Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Kidney Int 61:668-75. 2002
    ..The clinical demographics of chronic dialysis patients are changing worldwide. However, long-term data from regional dialysis registries have not yet been analyzed and reported...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome study of renal biopsy patients in Okinawa, Japan
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit and Third Department of Internal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa Chubu Hospital, Japan
    Kidney Int 66:914-9. 2004
    ..855, 95% CI 0.711-1.028, P= 0.095). The clinical significance of renal biopsy, other than its provision of histologic evidence, remains to be shown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Determinants of prescribed dialysis dose and survival in a cohort of chronic hemodialysis patients
    Kunitoshi Iseki
    Dialysis Unit, University Hospital of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 7:231-7. 2003
    ..The Determinants of the prescribed dialysis dose have not been well studied in a large patient population. Few studies have examined survival rates after adjusting for dose determinants...