Gojiro Nakagami

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two pressure ulcer preventive dressings for reducing shear force on the heel
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Nursing, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:267-72. 2006
  2. pmc Efficacy of an improved absorbent pad on incontinence-associated dermatitis in older women: cluster randomized controlled trial
    Junko Sugama
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan
    BMC Geriatr 12:22. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of vibration on skin blood flow in an in vivo microcirculatory model
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Wound Care Management Gerontological Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 1:161-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing signals in an infected ischemic wound: an experimental study in rats
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 16:30-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new pressure ulcer preventive dressing containing ceramide 2 with low frictional outer layer
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science corrected Tokyo, Japan
    J Adv Nurs 59:520-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Incontinence induces stratum corneum vulnerability and impairs the skin barrier function in the perianal region
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dermatology 213:293-9. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Predictive validity of granulation tissue color measured by digital image analysis for deep pressure ulcer healing: a multicenter prospective cohort study
    Shinji Iizaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 21:25-34. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Aging-like skin changes in metabolic syndrome model mice are mediated by mineralocorticoid receptor signaling
    Takashi Nagase
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Aging Cell 12:50-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Novel models for bacterial colonization and infection of full-thickness wounds in rats
    Mayumi Asada
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 20:601-10. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Novel biomarkers for the detection of wound infection by wound fluid RT-PCR in rats
    Mayumi Asada
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Dermatol 21:118-22. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two pressure ulcer preventive dressings for reducing shear force on the heel
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Nursing, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:267-72. 2006
    ..We compared the shear forces exerted over the heel between a pressure ulcer preventive dressing and a thin-film dressing in a clinical setting. Interface pressures were measured as well...
  2. pmc Efficacy of an improved absorbent pad on incontinence-associated dermatitis in older women: cluster randomized controlled trial
    Junko Sugama
    Department of Clinical Nursing, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan
    BMC Geriatr 12:22. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy of an improved absorbent pad against IAD...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of vibration on skin blood flow in an in vivo microcirculatory model
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Wound Care Management Gerontological Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 1:161-6. 2007
    ..These results indicate that direct skin vibration at a frequency of 47 Hz improves skin blood flow. The present study gives further support to the role of vibration on a short-term increase in skin blood flow...
  4. ncbi request reprint Detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing signals in an infected ischemic wound: an experimental study in rats
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 16:30-6. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a new pressure ulcer preventive dressing containing ceramide 2 with low frictional outer layer
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science corrected Tokyo, Japan
    J Adv Nurs 59:520-9. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Incontinence induces stratum corneum vulnerability and impairs the skin barrier function in the perianal region
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Dermatology 213:293-9. 2006
    ..Incontinence leads to a reduced skin barrier function, while also increasing the risk of skin breakdown...
  7. doi request reprint Predictive validity of granulation tissue color measured by digital image analysis for deep pressure ulcer healing: a multicenter prospective cohort study
    Shinji Iizaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 21:25-34. 2013
    ..Assessment of granulation tissue color by digital image analysis will be useful as an objective monitoring tool for granulation tissue quality or surrogate outcomes of pressure ulcer healing...
  8. doi request reprint Aging-like skin changes in metabolic syndrome model mice are mediated by mineralocorticoid receptor signaling
    Takashi Nagase
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Aging Cell 12:50-7. 2013
    ..Our studies suggested an unexpected role of MR signaling in the skin aging in MetS status...
  9. doi request reprint Novel models for bacterial colonization and infection of full-thickness wounds in rats
    Mayumi Asada
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 20:601-10. 2012
    ..Wounds were made 2 cm cranial to the greater trochanter. These clinically relevant and highly reproducible animal models can be used to investigate the mechanisms of wound infection and monitor the effect of therapeutic agents in vivo...
  10. doi request reprint Novel biomarkers for the detection of wound infection by wound fluid RT-PCR in rats
    Mayumi Asada
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Dermatol 21:118-22. 2012
    ..We anticipate that wound fluid RT-PCR could be applied in the future to diagnose wound infection...
  11. doi request reprint The Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum-sensing signal N-(3-oxododecanoyl) homoserine lactone can accelerate cutaneous wound healing through myofibroblast differentiation in rats
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 62:157-63. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Variations of plantar thermographic patterns in normal controls and non-ulcer diabetic patients: novel classification using angiosome concept
    Takashi Nagase
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Science and Nursing, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:860-6. 2011
    ..Thermography will be one of the screening options to assess circulatory status in both daily foot care and surgical intervention...
  13. doi request reprint Concurrent validation and reliability of digital image analysis of granulation tissue color for clinical pressure ulcers
    Shinji Iizaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 19:455-63. 2011
    ..9. GRI and from digital image analysis can quantitatively evaluate granulation tissue color of clinical PUs...
  14. doi request reprint Altered expression of matrix metalloproteinases and their tissue inhibitors in matured rat adipocytes in vitro
    Takeo Minematsu
    Department of Advanced Skin Care, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biol Res Nurs 14:242-9. 2012
    ..Further studies to determine the effect of other obesity-related factors, such as insulin resistance, on MMPs and TIMPs are required...
  15. doi request reprint Relationship between morphological characteristics and etiology of pressure ulcers in intensive care unit patients
    Yuko Nanjo
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 38:404-12. 2011
    ..This study explores the relationships among etiologic factors, interventional nursing care, and morphological characteristics of PUs in intensive care unit patients...
  16. doi request reprint Impaired aquaporin 3 expression in reepithelialization of cutaneous wound healing in the diabetic rat
    Takashi Sugimoto
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Science and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biol Res Nurs 15:347-55. 2013
    ..In summary, these findings suggest that there may be a relationship between impaired AQP3 expression and diabetes-delayed reepithelialization. Thus, future nursing studies should focus on this mechanism in diabetic wound healing...
  17. doi request reprint Aging-like skin changes induced by ultraviolet irradiation in an animal model of metabolic syndrome
    Tomoko Akase
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Science and Nursing, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Biol Res Nurs 14:180-7. 2012
    ..These results suggest that UV-irradiated TSOD mice may provide a new model of skin aging and imply that skin from humans with MS is more susceptible to UV- or aging-related damage than normal human skin...
  18. doi request reprint Contribution of quorum sensing to the virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in pressure ulcer infection in rats
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 19:214-22. 2011
    ..The present findings indicate a difference in the importance of QS in ischemic wound infections compared with other infection models...
  19. doi request reprint Wound blotting: a convenient biochemical assessment tool for protein components in exudate of chronic wounds
    Takeo Minematsu
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 21:329-34. 2013
    ..Our results indicate that wound blotting is a convenient method for biochemical analysis of exudate and a candidate tool with which to predict the healing/deterioration of chronic ulcers...
  20. ncbi request reprint Do nutritional markers in wound fluid reflect pressure ulcer status?
    Shinji Iizaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 18:31-7. 2010
    ..61, p=0.028). Our results suggest that these traditional nutritional markers in wound fluid, especially wound fluid/serum ratio may be useful to evaluate local PU status...
  21. pmc Biological responses of three-dimensional cultured fibroblasts by sustained compressive loading include apoptosis and survival activity
    Toshiki Kanazawa
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e104676. 2014
    ..These observations support that HSP90α, HA, and, PGE2 could be potential molecular markers for prediction of delayed wound healing due to pressure. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and risk scoring tool for infection during tissue expansion in tissue expander and implant breast reconstruction
    Hirofumi Kato
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Breast J 19:618-26. 2013
    ..734 (95% CI: 0.662-0.807). We have revealed risk factors and proposed a risk scoring tool for infection during tissue expansion in TE/I breast reconstruction. This study may contribute to the prevention and prediction of infection. ..
  23. doi request reprint The Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing signal molecule N-(3-oxododecanoyl) homoserine lactone enhances keratinocyte migration and induces Mmp13 gene expression in vitro
    Camila Paes
    University of Tokyo, Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 427:273-9. 2012
    ..Further investigation is needed to clarify the mechanism of action and molecular pathway of AHL on the keratinocyte migration process...
  24. doi request reprint Candidate biomarkers for deep tissue damage from molecular biological and biochemical aspects
    Takeo Minematsu
    Department of Advanced Skin Care, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Tissue Viability 19:77-83. 2010
    ..Our results using PU model rats suggested that exudate CPK could be a more sensitive biomarker than serum CPK for deep muscle tissue injury, and could be applicable for clinical diagnosis of DTI...
  25. doi request reprint Changes in serum and exudate creatine phosphokinase concentrations as an indicator of deep tissue injury: a pilot study
    Yunita Sari
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Wound J 5:674-80. 2008
    ..Muscle necrosis was more severe in the 20-kg group than in the 10-kg group by histological examination. This is the first study to indicate the potential of CPK in wound exudates as an indicator of DTI...
  26. ncbi request reprint Validation and determination of the sensing area of the KINOTEX sensor as part of development of a new mattress with an interface pressure-sensing system
    Kozue Sakai
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biosci Trends 2:36-43. 2008
    ..Results suggested the feasibility of developing a new alternating-air mattress incorporating an interface pressure-sensing system to help prevent pressure ulcers...
  27. doi request reprint Evaluation of the usefulness of skin blood flow measurements by laser speckle flowgraphy in pressure-induced ischemic wounds in rats
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 64:351-4. 2010
    ..These results indicate the usefulness of LSFG measurements for assessing tissue circulation in an early phase after tissue damage onset...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimation of protein loss from wound fluid in older patients with severe pressure ulcers
    Shinji Iizaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Nutrition 26:890-5. 2010
    ..We quantified the protein loss owing to pressure ulcers and investigated associations with wound-related factors and nutritional status...
  29. doi request reprint Undermining incision and healing of deep pressure ulcers: a prospective cohort study of pressure ulcers by the Japanese national hospital organization
    Takashi Nagase
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Science and Nursing, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 21:512-9. 2013
    ..001 and p = 0.007, respectively, in the crude models). This study may provide the first considerable evidence to support that surgical incision of undermining may promote healing of deep pressure ulcers...
  30. pmc Hydrocellular foam dressing promotes wound healing along with increases in hyaluronan synthase 3 and PPARα gene expression in epidermis
    Takumi Yamane
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e73988. 2013
    ..This study was aimed to reveal the effect of hydrocellular foam dressing on hyaluronan, which has been shown to have positive effects on wound healing, and examined its regulatory mechanisms in rat skin...
  31. doi request reprint Aging enhances maceration-induced ultrastructural alteration of the epidermis and impairment of skin barrier function
    Takeo Minematsu
    Department of Advanced Skin Care, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Dermatol Sci 62:160-8. 2011
    ..In health care settings, incontinence-associated skin maceration is highly prevalent in the elderly. However, the effect of senescence on maceration has not been fully elucidated...
  32. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between skin property and absorbent pad environment
    Yoshie Shigeta
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Nurs 18:1607-16. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to identify the related factors of skin lesions found in the surrounding environment of absorbent pads by clinical investigation...
  33. doi request reprint Interface pressure distribution of elderly Japanese people in the sitting position
    Masaya Urasaki
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 6:38-46. 2011
    ..To investigate the characteristics of elderly Japanese people sitting in a wheelchair using pressure mapping and an objective method to classify sitting patterns...
  34. doi request reprint Evaluating the effect of the new incentive system for high-risk pressure ulcer patients on wound healing and cost-effectiveness: a cohort study
    Hiromi Sanada
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:279-86. 2010
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of new incentive system for pressure ulcer management, which focused on skilled nurse staffing in terms of rate of healing and medical costs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Skin blotting: a noninvasive technique for evaluating physiological skin status
    Takeo Minematsu
    Takeo Minematsu, PhD, is a Project Lecturer, Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan Motoko Horii, MHS, is an Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Josai International University, Chiba, Japan Makoto Oe, PhD, is a Project Lecturer, Department of Advanced Nursing Technology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Junko Sugama, PhD, is a Professor, Department of Clinical Nursing, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, Ishikawa, Japan Yuko Mugita, MHS, is a Doctoral Student Lijuan Huang, PhD, is a Project Researcher Gojiro Nakagami, PhD, is a Lecturer and Hiromi Sanada, PhD, is a Professor, all at the Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Adv Skin Wound Care 27:272-9. 2014
    ..The applicability of this technique was further investigated in a clinical setting...
  36. doi request reprint Histopathological comparisons of irradiated and non-irradiated breast skin from the same individuals
    Yoshiko Iwahira
    Breast Surgery Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1496-505. 2012
    ..Careful attention should be paid to the techniques of breast reconstruction after irradiation...
  37. doi request reprint Determining the optimal inner air cell pressure for the effective reduction of interface pressure
    Natsu Sasaki
    Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Tissue Viability 21:47-53. 2012
    ..001, P = 0.026, respectively). Our results suggest that appropriate configuration of inner air cell pressure could reduce interface pressure without causing bottoming out...
  38. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and associated factors in patients with primary lymphedema
    Shizuko Okajima
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing Department of Life Support Technology Molten, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo Hirota Internal Medicine Clinic, Tokyo Aomori University of Health and Welfare, Aomori Department of Clinical Nursing, Division of Nursing Science, Institute of Medical, Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan
    Jpn J Nurs Sci 10:202-11. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess HRQOL in those patients undergoing conservative treatment and to determine the factors associated with their HRQOL...
  39. doi request reprint Skin fragility in obese diabetic mice: possible involvement of elevated oxidative stress and upregulation of matrix metalloproteinases
    Ai Ibuki
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Exp Dermatol 21:178-83. 2012
    ..These observations may contribute to novel clinical interventions, such as dietary supplementation with antioxidants or application of skin cream containing antioxidants, which may overcome skin fragility in obese patients with diabetes...
  40. doi request reprint Continuous monitoring of interface pressure distribution in intensive care patients for pressure ulcer prevention
    Kozue Sakai
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Adv Nurs 65:809-17. 2009
    ..This paper is a report of a study conducted to examine whether continuous interface pressure monitoring of postoperative patients in an intensive care unit is feasible in clinical practice...
  41. doi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of elderly skin based on digital image analysis
    Hiromasa Tanaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Skin Res Technol 14:192-200. 2008
    ..The evaluation of the skin state when it is healthy at the time of examination, but predisposed to disease, is based solely on the subjective assessment of clinicians. This assessment may vary from moment to moment and from rater to rater...
  42. pmc Preventive Effects of Salacia reticulata on Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in TSOD Mice
    Tomoko Akase
    Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2011:484590. 2011
    ..Based on the above results, it is concluded that Salacia extract has remarkable potential to prevent obesity and associated metabolic disorders including the development of metabolic syndrome...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of stage I pressure ulcers and related factors
    Miwa Sato
    Nursing Department, Tokyo Women s Medical University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Wound J 3:355-62. 2006
    ..The values were 36.4%, 95.0%, 80.0%, 73.1% and 7.28, respectively. These results suggest that clinicians can predict the prognosis of stage I pressure ulcers by initial assessment and provide appropriate care based on the assessment...
  44. ncbi request reprint Method for detection of aspiration based on B-mode video ultrasonography
    Yuka Miura
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 7:290-5. 2014
    ..The sensitivity of aspiration detection was 0.64, and the specificity was 0.84. This newly developed detection method will enable patients with dysphagia to receive appropriate daily swallowing care. ..
  45. doi request reprint The prevalence of skin eruptions and mycoses of the buttocks and feet in aged care facility residents: a cross-sectional study
    Gojiro Nakagami
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1, Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 58:201-4. 2014
    ..Our observation that not all residents with skin eruptions on the feet had tinea, should remind clinicians to perform direct microscopy before initiating antifungal treatments. ..
  46. doi request reprint Influence of the "hammock effect" in wheelchair cushion cover on mechanical loading over the ischial tuberosity in an artificial buttocks model
    Shinji Iizaka
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine Bldg 5 308, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Tissue Viability 18:47-54. 2009
    ..The mechanical property of the covers, the pressure redistributing property of the cushions and the length of bony prominence all influenced the intensity of the hammock effect...
  47. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic and thermographic screening for latent inflammation in diabetic foot callus
    Kaoru Nishide
    Department of Gerontological Nursing Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 0033 Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 85:304-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify latent inflammation within the foot callus using thermography and ultrasonography, and to investigate relationship between the inflammatory findings in callus and presence or absence of diabetes...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound assessment of deep tissue injury in pressure ulcers: possible prediction of pressure ulcer progression
    Noriyuki Aoi
    Departments of Plastic Surgery, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:540-50. 2009
    ..The concept of deep tissue injury under intact skin helps us understand the pathogenesis of pressure ulcers, but the best method for detecting and evaluating deep tissue injury remains to be established...