Hideki Hashimoto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of guideline-concordant microbiological testing on outcomes of pneumonia
    Hironori Uematsu
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 26:100-7. 2014
  2. pmc Efficacy of a numerical value of a fixed-effect estimator in stochastic frontier analysis as an indicator of hospital production structure
    Hiroyuki Kawaguchi
    Economics Faculty, Seijo University, 6 1 20 Seijo, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:334. 2012
  3. pmc Does salary affect the choice of residency in non-university teaching hospitals? A panel analysis of Japan Residency Matching Programme data
    Taiji Enari
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Hum Resour Health 11:12. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Japanese version of the Scoliosis Research Society-22 Patient Questionnaire among idiopathic scoliosis patients in Japan
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E141-6. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Cost containment and quality of care in Japan: is there a trade-off?
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Lancet 378:1174-82. 2011
  6. pmc Micro data analysis of medical and long-term care utilization among the elderly in Japan
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, The University of Tokyo School of Public Health, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3022-37. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Development and validation of a modified fecal incontinence quality of life scale for Japanese patients after intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo 113 0031, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 45:928-35. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The diffusion of medical technology, local conditions, and technology re-invention: a comparative case study on coronary stenting
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo 113 8655, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Policy 79:221-30. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Discriminative validity and responsiveness of the Oswestry Disability Index among Japanese outpatients with lumbar conditions
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Spine J 15:1645-50. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness and declines in individuals with normal renal function/early chronic kidney disease
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishi shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 212:345-50. 2010

Detail Information

Publications93

  1. pmc Impact of guideline-concordant microbiological testing on outcomes of pneumonia
    Hironori Uematsu
    Department of Health and Social Behavior, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Int J Qual Health Care 26:100-7. 2014
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between guideline-concordant microbiological testing (GCMT) and both in-hospital mortality and length of stay...
  2. pmc Efficacy of a numerical value of a fixed-effect estimator in stochastic frontier analysis as an indicator of hospital production structure
    Hiroyuki Kawaguchi
    Economics Faculty, Seijo University, 6 1 20 Seijo, Setagaya Ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:334. 2012
    ..The current study adopted stochastic frontier analysis and proposed a method to assess unique components of hospital production structures using a fixed-effect variable...
  3. pmc Does salary affect the choice of residency in non-university teaching hospitals? A panel analysis of Japan Residency Matching Programme data
    Taiji Enari
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Hum Resour Health 11:12. 2013
    ..In this study, we aimed to examine whether a higher salary attracted more residents to non-university hospitals participating in the Japanese Residency Matching Programme...
  4. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Japanese version of the Scoliosis Research Society-22 Patient Questionnaire among idiopathic scoliosis patients in Japan
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E141-6. 2007
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Cost containment and quality of care in Japan: is there a trade-off?
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Lancet 378:1174-82. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Micro data analysis of medical and long-term care utilization among the elderly in Japan
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, The University of Tokyo School of Public Health, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:3022-37. 2010
    ..On the basis of these findings, we conclude that age is a contributing factor to the rising expenditures on LTC, and that the contribution of aging to rising medical care expenditures should be distinguished according to survivorship...
  7. doi request reprint Development and validation of a modified fecal incontinence quality of life scale for Japanese patients after intersphincteric resection for very low rectal cancer
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo 113 0031, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 45:928-35. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The diffusion of medical technology, local conditions, and technology re-invention: a comparative case study on coronary stenting
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo 113 8655, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Policy 79:221-30. 2006
    ..The case study described the diffusion of stent technology as a dynamic process between patients, physicians, hospitals, health care systems, and technology under global and local conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Discriminative validity and responsiveness of the Oswestry Disability Index among Japanese outpatients with lumbar conditions
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Health Management and Policy, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Spine J 15:1645-50. 2006
    ..15-0.81), and clinical status change over time (AUC=0.82 for ODI, 0.72 for SF36 PF, P=0.31). Our results showed that the translated Japanese ODI showed fair discriminative validity and responsiveness as the original English scale showed...
  10. doi request reprint Arterial stiffness and declines in individuals with normal renal function/early chronic kidney disease
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishi shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 212:345-50. 2010
    ..We evaluated the temporal association between arterial stiffening and the early stage of renal functional decline...
  11. pmc Socioeconomic status is significantly associated with the dietary intakes of folate and depression scales in Japanese workers (J-HOPE Study)
    Koichi Miyaki
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Research and Informatics, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrients 5:565-78. 2013
    ..Our study shows both education and income are significantly associated with depression scales in Japanese workers, and the effort to increase the folate intake may alleviate the harms of social disparities on mental health...
  12. doi request reprint Synergistic relationship between changes in the pulse wave velocity and changes in the heart rate in middle-aged Japanese adults: a prospective study
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 28:687-94. 2010
    ..Temporal associations between rates of increases in pulse wave velocity (PWV), a marker of arterial stiffness, and heart rate (HR) indices (baseline HR and changes in HR) as well as inflammatory markers were examined...
  13. doi request reprint Central blood pressure: a powerful predictor of the development of hypertension
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 36:19-24. 2013
    ..In middle-aged Japanese men without hypertension, SP2 may be a more powerful predictor of the development of hypertension than the assessment of stiffness in large to middle-sized arteries independent of the conventional risk factors...
  14. ncbi request reprint Higher serum uric acid is associated with increased arterial stiffness in Japanese individuals
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 192:131-7. 2007
    ..These data suggest that in both genders, serum uric acid level is associated with increased baPWV, a marker of arterial stiffness, and is in part independent of other conventional risk factors for atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Japanese dietary pattern consistently relates to low depressive symptoms and it is modified by job strain and worksite supports
    Tomoko Suzuki
    Department of Clinical Research and Informatics, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Affect Disord 150:490-8. 2013
    ..This study examined the association between traditional Japanese dietary pattern and depressive symptoms in Japanese workers, employing large-scale samples, considering socioeconomic status (SES) and job stress factors...
  16. doi request reprint Effect and cost of treatment for acute pancreatitis with or without gabexate mesylate: a propensity score analysis using a nationwide administrative database
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Pancreas 42:260-4. 2013
    ..The present study examined the effect and cost of GM for AP treatment using the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database...
  17. doi request reprint Risk factors for pulmonary embolism and the effects of fondaparinux after total hip and knee arthroplasty: a retrospective observational study with use of a national database in Japan
    Yuichi Nagase
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:e146. 2011
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  18. pmc Assessment of hospital performance with a case-mix standardized mortality model using an existing administrative database in Japan
    Hiroaki Miyata
    Department of Healthcare Quality Assessment, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:130. 2010
    ..In this study, we applied a generic prediction model to nationwide discharge data from hospitals with various characteristics...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of changes in the metabolic syndrome detection status on arterial stiffening: a prospective study
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:673-8. 2006
    ..Therefore, the increased cardiovascular risk associated with the presence of metabolic syndrome may be at least partly mediated by acceleration of the progression of arterial stiffening...
  20. doi request reprint Increased arterial stiffness weakens the relationship between wave reflection and the central pressure indexes in men younger than 60 years of age
    Mari Odaira
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 24:881-6. 2011
    ..We evaluated our hypothesis that the contribution of the wave reflection to the CBP indexes is reduced at higher levels of arterial stiffness, independent of the effect of age...
  21. doi request reprint Continuous smoking and progression of arterial stiffening: a prospective study
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1979-87. 2010
    ..We prospectively and longitudinally determined the effects of smoking on the progression of arterial stiffening as well as the involvement of inflammation in this process...
  22. ncbi request reprint Relationship between smoking, white blood cell count and metabolic syndrome in Japanese women
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 78:72-6. 2007
    ..These data collectively suggested that the association between current smoking and metabolic syndrome is heavily confounded by certain factors that increase the circulating white blood cell count in Japanese women, as in men...
  23. pmc Folate intake and depressive symptoms in Japanese workers considering SES and job stress factors: J-HOPE study
    Koichi Miyaki
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Clinical Research and Informatics, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Psychiatry 12:33. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between serum albumin, carotid atherosclerosis, and metabolic syndrome in Japanese individuals
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 193:373-9. 2007
    ..Whether these observations are in part explained by the antioxidative properties of albumin requires further investigation...
  25. pmc Variation in cancer surgical outcomes associated with physician and nurse staffing: a retrospective observational study using the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination Database
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:129. 2012
    ..Little is known about the effects of professional staffing on cancer surgical outcomes. The present study aimed to investigate the association between cancer surgical outcomes and physician/nurse staffing in relation to hospital volume...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between hepatitis C virus core protein and carotid atherosclerosis
    Yuko Ishizaka
    Center for Multiphasic Health Testing and Services, Mitsui Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 67:26-30. 2003
    ..61 (95% confidence interval 2.06-15.26, p<0.001). These data further support the possible link between persistent HCV infection and carotid atherosclerosis in the subjects without severe liver dysfunction...
  27. pmc Functional mapping of hospitals by diagnosis-dominant case-mix analysis
    Kiyohide Fushimi
    Department of Health Care Informatics, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:50. 2007
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  28. ncbi request reprint Association of occupation, employment contract, and company size with mental health in a national representative sample of employees in Japan
    Akiomi Inoue
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 52:227-40. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the cross-sectional association of employment contract, company size, and occupation with psychological distress using a nationally representative sample of the Japanese population...
  29. doi request reprint Development and analysis of a nationwide cost database of acute-care hospitals in Japan
    Kenshi Hayashida
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    J Eval Clin Pract 15:626-33. 2009
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  30. ncbi request reprint Hypertension is the most common component of metabolic syndrome and the greatest contributor to carotid arteriosclerosis in apparently healthy Japanese individuals
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:27-34. 2005
    ..These data emphasize the importance of controlling blood pressure for reducing the risk of both metabolic syndrome and carotid arteriosclerosis in apparently healthy individuals...
  31. doi request reprint Outcomes after laparoscopic or open distal gastrectomy for early-stage gastric cancer: a propensity-matched analysis
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Surg 257:640-6. 2013
    ..In a large nationwide administrative database of hospitalized patients, we investigated postoperative outcomes after laparoscopic or open distal gastrectomy in Japan...
  32. pmc Intussusception among Japanese children: an epidemiologic study using an administrative database
    Masato Takeuchi
    Department of Pediatrics, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Pediatr 12:36. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology of childhood intussusception in Japan using data from a nationwide inpatient database...
  33. doi request reprint The effect of age and procedure on resource use for patients with cerebrovascular disease
    Kazuaki Kuwabara
    Department of Health Care Administration and Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyushu University, Maidahi Higashiku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Health Serv Res Policy 13:26-32. 2008
    ..This study examined the relationship between an ageing population and resource use in patients with cerebrovascular disease (CVD)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Delay in tetracycline treatment increases the risk of complications in Tsutsugamushi disease: data from the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Intern Med 50:37-42. 2011
    ..It also remains unclear how a delay in effective treatments affects the occurrence of complications associated with this Rickettsial disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association between white blood cell count and carotid arteriosclerosis in Japanese smokers
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 175:95-100. 2004
    ..These data suggested the possible association between the circulating white blood cell count and formation of carotid plaque in male smokers, but not in male never smokers or in females, in an apparently healthy Japanese population...
  36. doi request reprint Future of Japan's system of good health at low cost with equity: beyond universal coverage
    Kenji Shibuya
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Lancet 378:1265-73. 2011
    ..Now is the time for rebirth of Japan and its health system...
  37. doi request reprint Pyloromyotomy versus i.v. atropine therapy for the treatment of infantile pyloric stenosis: nationwide hospital discharge database analysis
    Masato Takeuchi
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 55:488-91. 2013
    ..Several studies have suggested that i.v. atropine has a potential role in treating infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS). It remains unclear, however, whether surgery can be replaced by i.v. therapy...
  38. pmc Performance of in-hospital mortality prediction models for acute hospitalization: hospital standardized mortality ratio in Japan
    Hiroaki Miyata
    Department of Healthcare Quality Assessment, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:229. 2008
    ..We set out to develop in-hospital mortality prediction models for acute hospitalization using a nation-wide electronic administrative record system in Japan...
  39. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug-eluting stents on treatment option mix for coronary artery disease in Japan
    Hiromasa Horiguchi
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 74:1635-43. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify how DES affected the proportions of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) procedures performed in Japan...
  40. ncbi request reprint Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide level is associated with left ventricular hypertrophy among obstructive sleep apnoea patients
    Yasuhiro Usui
    Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Medical University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 26:117-23. 2008
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Impact of hospital volume on postoperative complications and in-hospital mortality after renal surgery: data from the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination Database
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Urology 76:548-52. 2010
    ..This study analyzed the influence of hospital volume on postoperative complications and in-hospital mortality after nephrectomy or nephroureterectomy...
  42. doi request reprint Japanese universal health coverage: evolution, achievements, and challenges
    Naoki Ikegami
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Lancet 378:1106-15. 2011
    ..Countries planning to achieve universal coverage by social health insurance based on employment and residential status should be aware of the limitations of such plans...
  43. pmc Dietary patterns only partially explain the effect of short sleep duration on the incidence of obesity
    Chihiro Nishiura
    Department of Safety and Health, Tokyo Gas Co Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep 33:753-7. 2010
    ..To investigate whether dietary patterns explain the possible association between short sleep duration and obesity...
  44. ncbi request reprint Manganese superoxide dismutase polymorphism affects the oxidized low-density lipoprotein-induced apoptosis of macrophages and coronary artery disease
    Hajime Fujimoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur Heart J 29:1267-74. 2008
    ....
  45. pmc An exploration of the association between very early rehabilitation and outcome for the patients with acute ischaemic stroke in Japan: a nationwide retrospective cohort survey
    Hiroki Matsui
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:213. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between very early intervention (VEI), and patient outcomes at discharge by using nationwide large data and statistical treatment for selection bias...
  46. ncbi request reprint Measles-related hospitalizations and complications in Japan, 2007-2008
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
    Intern Med 49:1965-70. 2010
    ..In the present study we aim to describe the clinical features and related complications of severe measles requiring hospitalization in Japan in 2007 and 2008...
  47. pmc Short report: Venomous snake bites in Japan
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:135-6. 2011
    ..67 bites/100,000/6 months. It is important to continue collecting all available data to monitor the trends of this life-threatening disease...
  48. doi request reprint The impact of subjective and objective social status on psychological distress among men and women in Japan
    Keiko Sakurai
    Department of Mental Health, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 70:1832-9. 2010
    ..In summary, SSS seems to be a stronger predictor of psychological distress among both men and women in the Japanese community than traditional measures of SES...
  49. ncbi request reprint The effect of smoking prevalence at worksites on individual cessation behavior
    Chihiro Nishiura
    Department of Safety and Health, Tokyo Gas Co, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 51:48-56. 2009
    ..To identify the effect of worksite smoking prevalence on individual cessation behavior...
  50. pmc Effect of the Japanese herbal kampo medicine dai-kenchu-to on postoperative adhesive small bowel obstruction requiring long-tube decompression: a propensity score analysis
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo 113 0033, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:264289. 2011
    ..018), and lower hospital charges ($23,086 versus $26,950; P = .018) compared with Dai-kenchu-to nonusers. In conclusion, the present study suggests that Dai-kenchu-to is effective for reducing the duration of LTD and saving costs...
  51. ncbi request reprint Patients' preferences for decision making and the feeling of being understood in the medical encounter among patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Hirono Ishikawa
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 55:878-83. 2006
    ..To examine how patients' preferences for decision making in the medical encounter affect the association between their participation style and the feeling of being understood by the physician...
  52. doi request reprint Sirolimus-eluting stents reduce long-term mortality compared with bare metal stents in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ryota Sakurai
    Department of Planning, Information and Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 167:162-7. 2013
    ..However, long-term outcomes remain unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Profiling of resource use variation among six diseases treated at 82 Japanese special functioning hospitals, based on administrative data
    Kazuaki Kuwabara
    Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Yoshida Konoe chou, Kyoto, Japan
    Health Policy 78:306-18. 2006
    ..The study aims to present descriptive statistics of medical profiling and to examine the sources of variation in resource used for six common diseases...
  54. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life of Japanese patients with chronic heart failure: assessment using the Medical Outcome Study Short Form 36
    Haruo Mitani
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 67:215-20. 2003
    ..The evaluation of HRQOL should be included in the assessment of patient status...
  55. pmc Clinical features of bowel anisakiasis in Japan
    Hideo Yasunaga
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:104-5. 2010
    ..6 days. The annual incidence of bowel anisakiasis is estimated to be about 3.0 per 1 million people per year. It is important to continue collecting all available data to monitor the trends of this distressing condition...
  56. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of carotid atherosclerosis in hepatitis B virus carriers
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Circulation 105:1028-30. 2002
    ..We have investigated the possible association between hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) positivity and carotid arteriosclerosis...
  57. ncbi request reprint Association between insulin resistance and carotid arteriosclerosis in subjects with normal fasting glucose and normal glucose tolerance
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:295-301. 2003
    ..We examined the possible association between insulin resistance and carotid arteriosclerosis in subjects who had both normal fasting glucose and normal glucose tolerance after intake of a glucose load...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association between cigarette smoking, metabolic syndrome, and carotid arteriosclerosis in Japanese individuals
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku Hongo 7 3 1, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 181:381-8. 2005
    ..92, P = 0.0023) and 1.57 (95% CI 1.22-2.03, P = 0.0005), respectively, in men. Collectively, these data suggest that the atherogenic consequences of smoking may, at least in part, be explained by its association with metabolic syndrome...
  59. ncbi request reprint Patients' perceptions of visit companions' helpfulness during Japanese geriatric medical visits
    Hirono Ishikawa
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Patient Educ Couns 61:80-6. 2006
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Can nonverbal communication skills be taught?
    Hirono Ishikawa
    Shiga University of Medical Science, Japan
    Med Teach 32:860-3. 2010
    ..While nonverbal communication (NVC) is an essential part of a physician's interpersonal skills, it has attracted relatively little attention in medical education...
  61. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome may not associate with carotid plaque in subjects with optimal, normal, or high-normal blood pressure
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1 Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Hypertension 48:411-7. 2006
    ..Thus, presence of metabolic syndrome may not increase the prevalence of carotid atherosclerosis independent of other cardiovascular risk factors in Japanese individuals with optimal, normal, or high-normal blood pressure...
  62. pmc A user-friendly tool to transform large scale administrative data into wide table format using a MapReduce program with a Pig Latin based script
    Hiromasa Horiguchi
    Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 1138555, Japan
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:151. 2012
    ..We have also developed, as an open-source project, several user-defined functions to transform the table format using GroupFilterFormat and to deal with processing that considers date conditions...
  63. doi request reprint The association of hospital volume with mortality and costs of care for stroke in Japan
    Yusuke Tsugawa
    Harvard Interfaculty Initiative in Health Policy, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Med Care 51:782-8. 2013
    ..The association between hospital volume and patient outcomes remains unclear for stroke. Little is known about whether these relationships differ by stroke subtypes...
  64. doi request reprint Horizontal inequity in healthcare access under the universal coverage in Japan; 1986-2007
    Ryo Watanabe
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, The University of Tokyo School of Public Health, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 75:1372-8. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that the achievement of horizontal equity through universal coverage should be regarded as an ongoing project that requires continuous redesign of contribution and benefit in the nation's healthcare system...
  65. pmc Individual income, income distribution, and self rated health in Japan: cross sectional analysis of nationally representative sample
    Kenji Shibuya
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    BMJ 324:16-9. 2002
    ..To assess the effects on self rated health of individual income and income distribution in Japan...
  66. pmc Improving population health measurement in national household surveys: a simulation study of the sample design of the comprehensive survey of living conditions of the people on health and welfare in Japan
    Nayu Ikeda
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 21:385-90. 2011
    ..This study compared the performance of this sample design in measuring population health with that of an alternative probabilistic sampling approach...
  67. ncbi request reprint Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter polymorphism is associated with coronary artery disease in Japanese patients with coronary risk factors
    Hideaki Kaneda
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1680-5. 2002
    ..There is a strong link between oxidative stress and the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Synergistic acceleration of arterial stiffening in the presence of raised blood pressure and raised plasma glucose
    Hirofumi Tomiyama
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertension 47:180-8. 2006
    ..This synergistic progression may contribute to the additive increases in the risk of cardiovascular events, at least in part...
  69. ncbi request reprint Evaluating medical students' non-verbal communication during the objective structured clinical examination
    Hirono Ishikawa
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Educ 40:1180-7. 2006
    ..This study aimed to assess the impact of medical students' NVC on interview evaluations by standardised patients (SPs)...
  70. ncbi request reprint Statistics for orthopedic surgery 2006-2007: data from the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination database
    Yuho Kadono
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sensory and Motor System Medicine, Surgical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:162-70. 2010
    ..6%). CONCLUSIONS: This study presents an overview of the clinical features of orthopedic surgery in Japan, which may be of value for determining therapeutic strategies in the management of orthopedic surgery patients...
  71. doi request reprint Acute hepatitis B in Japan: Incidence, clinical practices and health policy
    Akahito Sako
    Department of Gastroenterology, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Department of Health Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatol Res 41:39-45. 2011
    ..The establishment and distribution of appropriate clinical evidence and guidelines are vital to improve the clinical practices for acute hepatitis B...
  72. pmc A 4-year study of the association between short sleep duration and change in body mass index in Japanese male workers
    Chihiro Nishiura
    Department of Safety and Health, Tokyo Gas Co, Ltd, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Epidemiol 20:385-90. 2010
    ..The aim of this longitudinal study was to examine whether this association was robust over a 4-year interval in Japanese men...
  73. doi request reprint Distinct impact of education and income on habitual exercise: a cross-sectional analysis in a rural city in Japan
    Keiko Murakami
    Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 73:1683-8. 2011
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint Serum calcium concentration and carotid artery plaque: a population-based study
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655
    J Cardiol 39:151-7. 2002
    ..However, only a few large-scale population studies have been performed to investigate the association between serum calcium and carotid plaque...
  75. doi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), which includes apolipoprotein A-I (apoAI-LDL) as a novel marker of coronary artery disease
    Ken Ogasawara
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Chim Acta 397:42-7. 2008
    ..We determine the utility of the serum apoAI-LDL level as a novel coronary risk factor...
  76. ncbi request reprint Gender and family composition related to discharge destination and length of hospital stay after acute stroke
    Kazuhiro Ohwaki
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 207:325-32. 2005
    ..071, respectively). LOS tended to be shorter for men with a wife, but longer for women with a husband. The structure and gender roles in a stroke patient's household may need further attention for the efficient use of hospital resources...
  77. doi request reprint Utility values in Japanese patients with exudative age-related macular degeneration
    Yasuo Yanagi
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Jpn J Ophthalmol 55:35-8. 2011
    ..To investigate the utility values associated with visual loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Japanese patients...
  78. pmc Patient contribution to the medical dialogue and perceived patient-centeredness. An observational study in Japanese geriatric consultations
    Hirono Ishikawa
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gen Intern Med 20:906-10. 2005
    ..Relatively few studies have directly addressed the interaction dynamics and consequences of a companion's presence in the medical visit, and their findings have been contradictory...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Evaluating physician's work; lessons from U.S. resource-based relative value system]
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Geka Gakkai Zasshi 106:258-62. 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Association between hepatitis C virus seropositivity, carotid-artery plaque, and intima-media thickening
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Lancet 359:133-5. 2002
    ..92 [95% CI 1.56-2.38], p=0.002) and carotid intima-media thickening (2.85 [2.28-3.57], p<0.0001). These findings suggest a possible role for chronic hepatitis C in the pathogenesis of carotid arterial remodelling...
  81. doi request reprint Differences in atherosclerotic profiles between patients with thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
    Shin Ito
    Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 101:696-9. 2008
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Comparison of several metabolic syndrome definitions with relation to early carotid atherosclerosis in Japanese men
    Nobukazu Ishizaka
    Atherosclerosis 195:e216-7; author reply e218-9. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Psychosomatic status affects the relationship between subjective hearing difficulties and the results of audiometry
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Kaga 2 11 1, Itabashi, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:381-5. 2004
    ..We conducted a study to test the usefulness of self-reported hearing difficulties for screening hearing impairment among healthy workers by comparing the results with those of audiometry...
  84. ncbi request reprint Menopause is an independent factor augmenting the age-related increase in arterial stiffness in the early postmenopausal phase
    Gulnisa Zaydun
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1 Nishi shinjuku, Tokyo 160 0023, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 184:137-42. 2006
    ..The contribution of this menopause-related increase in arterial stiffness to the risk of cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women should be further evaluated...
  85. ncbi request reprint Effects of shift work on QTc interval and blood pressure in relation to heart rate variability
    Katsuyuki Murata
    Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Social Medicine, Akita University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Hondo, Akita 010 8543, Japan
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 78:287-92. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of shift work on heart rate-corrected QT (QTc) and blood pressure in relation to heart rate variability (CV(RR))...
  86. ncbi request reprint Excessive alcohol intake increases the risk of arterial stiffening in men with normal blood pressure
    Takashi Kurihara
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Tokyo Medial University, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:669-73. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the present results suggest that excessive alcohol intake increases the atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk associated with arterial stiffening in men with normal blood pressure...
  87. ncbi request reprint The influence of locus of control on preferences for information and decision making
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Patient Educ Couns 55:236-40. 2004
    ..The results suggested that individuals may use medical information for different purposes according to the types of health-related attribution beliefs...
  88. ncbi request reprint Impact of age and procedure on resource use for patients with ischemic heart disease
    Kazuaki Kuwabara
    Kyushu University, Graduate School of Medical Science, 3 1 1 Maidashi Higashiku, Fukuoka 812 8512, Japan
    Health Policy 85:196-206. 2008
    ..Relationship between age and resource use in patients receiving acute care medicine for ischemic heart disease (IHD) was examined...
  89. ncbi request reprint Controlled trial of worksite health education through face-to-face counseling vs. e-mail on drinking behavior modification
    Ikuno Araki
    Department of Medicine and Occupational Health, ExxonMobil Yugen Kaisha
    J Occup Health 48:239-45. 2006
    ..We concluded that further studies are warranted to identify the effect of health education using e-mails and other network tools in consideration of the above three factors...
  90. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation and improvement of QOL among IBD patients]
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 63:881-4. 2005
    ..Besides, qualitative research suggests that helping patient's narrative reconstruction through enhanced communication with the physician may be the most powerful tool that the physician can provide for improving patient's QOL...
  91. ncbi request reprint Validation of a Japanese patient-derived outcome scale for assessing total knee arthroplasty: comparison with Western Ontario and McMaster Universities osteoarthritis index (WOMAC)
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 8:288-93. 2003
    ..These results suggest that the developed scale is reliable, valid, and responsive for assessing the effectiveness of total knee arthroplasty in the Japanese context despite the cultural life style differences from Western countries...
  92. ncbi request reprint The effect of a subsidy policy on the utilization of community care services under a public long-term care insurance program in rural Japan
    Mikiya Sato
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Kaga 2 11 1, Itabashi, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Health Policy 77:43-50. 2006
    ..The policy implications of these findings were discussed...
  93. ncbi request reprint Reliability, validity, and responsiveness of the Japanese version of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire
    Hideki Hashimoto
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Teikyo Medical School, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, 173 8605 Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 38:1138-43. 2003
    ..We developed a Japanese version of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (IBDQ), together with the author of the original English-language version...