Kenji Ohshige

Summary

Affiliation: Yokohama City University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of weather on emergency transport events coded as stroke: population-based study in Japan
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004, Yokohama, Japan
    Int J Biometeorol 50:305-11. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint A contingent valuation study of the appropriate user price for ambulance service
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 12:932-40. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation with resuscitative drugs: a prospective comparative study in Japan
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Resuscitation 66:53-61. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Reduction in ambulance transports during a public awareness campaign for appropriate ambulance use
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 15:289-93. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for a public health checkup program: assessment by the travel cost method
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:938-44. 2004
  6. pmc Evaluation of an algorithm for estimating a patient's life threat risk from an ambulance call
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Emerg Med 9:21. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Seasonal influence on blood pressure in elderly normotensive subjects
    Tomohito Hayashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:569-74. 2008
  8. pmc Influence of socioeconomic factors on medically unnecessary ambulance calls
    Chihiro Kawakami
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:120. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Influence of mental stress on the plasma homocysteine level and blood pressure change in young men
    Asuka Sawai
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:233-41. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of influence of physical activity on ambulatory blood pressure
    Tomohito Hayashi
    The Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 29:23-30. 2007

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Influence of weather on emergency transport events coded as stroke: population-based study in Japan
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, 236 0004, Yokohama, Japan
    Int J Biometeorol 50:305-11. 2006
    ..001). Dry weather and cool weather were likely to shift the circadian curve of the incidence upward. Thus, occurrence of emergency transport due to events coded as stroke is likely to be associated with weather conditions...
  2. ncbi request reprint A contingent valuation study of the appropriate user price for ambulance service
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 12:932-40. 2005
    ..In Japan, anyone can use an ambulance free of charge, but this policy may encourage unnecessary ambulance use...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation with resuscitative drugs: a prospective comparative study in Japan
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Resuscitation 66:53-61. 2005
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  4. doi request reprint Reduction in ambulance transports during a public awareness campaign for appropriate ambulance use
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 15:289-93. 2008
    ..This study also investigated whether the number of ambulance transports for individuals with nonserious conditions decreased separately from the decrease in ambulance transports for individuals with serious conditions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay for a public health checkup program: assessment by the travel cost method
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:938-44. 2004
    ..This study aimed to evaluate one health checkup program provided by a municipal government by measuring the public's willingness to pay (WTP) for maintaining the program...
  6. pmc Evaluation of an algorithm for estimating a patient's life threat risk from an ambulance call
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Emerg Med 9:21. 2009
    ..If the estimated life threat risk was higher than 10%, the probability that a patient faced a risk of dying was recognized as very high and categorized as category A+. The present study aimed to review the accuracy of the algorithm...
  7. doi request reprint Seasonal influence on blood pressure in elderly normotensive subjects
    Tomohito Hayashi
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:569-74. 2008
    ..e., autumn and winter. There appears to be a large fluctuation in wake-up-time in the colder seasons. Low ambient temperature likely induces this large fluctuation...
  8. pmc Influence of socioeconomic factors on medically unnecessary ambulance calls
    Chihiro Kawakami
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:120. 2007
    ..We investigated the possible relations between socioeconomic factors and medically unnecessary ambulance calls, and we estimated the incremental demand for unnecessary ambulance use produced by socioeconomic factors...
  9. doi request reprint Influence of mental stress on the plasma homocysteine level and blood pressure change in young men
    Asuka Sawai
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:233-41. 2008
    ..It was shown that mental stress elevates heart rate, blood pressure, sympathovagal activity, and the plasma total homocysteine level in young men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of influence of physical activity on ambulatory blood pressure
    Tomohito Hayashi
    The Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 29:23-30. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the influence of physical activity on BP and determine daytime BP adjusted for activity as measured by ABPM...
  11. ncbi request reprint Relation between nocturnal arterial oxygen desaturation and morning blood pressure
    Aya Kishimoto
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 29:51-60. 2007
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  12. doi request reprint Circadian variation in cardiovascular emergencies among the elderly
    Chihiro Kawakami
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:23-31. 2008
    ..In conclusion, there was a prominent peak in the morning in the occurrence of emergency events such as cardiovascular disease, CPA, and heat stroke events among the elderly...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of mental stress on cardiovascular function as evaluated by changes in energy expenditure
    Asuka Sawai
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:1019-27. 2007
    ..The influence of mental stress on cardiovascular function likely differs according to a subject's environmental conditions. Our study implied that high salt intake increases the sensitivity of cardiovascular functions to mental stress...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Quantitative analysis of the demand for emergency medicine in Yokohama City, Japan]
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:879-89. 2003
    ..We analyzed regional characteristics that potentially might affect regional demand for emergency medicine in Yokohama city and projected the number of future ambulance users...
  15. ncbi request reprint The increasing use of pediatric emergency facilities in the evening
    Taka Matsumura
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Pediatr Emerg Care 23:142-7. 2007
    ..In Japan, the demand for pediatric emergency medicine has been increasing, especially in the evening. The purpose of this study was to identify the reasons for overcrowding of pediatric emergency facilities in the evening...
  16. doi request reprint Inflammation in background cirrhosis evokes malignant progression in HCC development from HCV-associated liver cirrhosis
    Kazuo Tarao
    Tarao s Gastroenterological Clinic, Yokohama, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 48:729-35. 2013
    ..We examined the relationship between the inflammatory histology activity index (HAI) in the background liver cirrhosis (LC) and the histological grading of the HCC in the hepatectomized HCC patients with HCV-associated LC...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Seasonal variation in blood pressure]
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 64:79-84. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint Ring-shaped pulse oximeter and its application: measurement of SpO2 and blood pressure during sleep and during flight
    Aya Kishimoto
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 27:279-88. 2005
    ..The wireless ring-shaped pulse oximeter was useful for investigating changes in SpO2 and its effect on BP in daily life during sleep and during air travel...
  19. doi request reprint Left ventricular geometry, risk factors, and outcomes of hospitalized patients with diastolic heart failure in Japan
    Kazuaki Uchino
    Department of Medical Science and Cardiorenal Medicine, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    J Cardiol 54:101-7. 2009
    ..Studies of the characteristics, risk factors, prognostic factors, and outcomes of diastolic heart failure (DHF) have yielded inconsistent findings. Moreover, few epidemiological studies of DHF have been performed in Japan...
  20. doi request reprint Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Japanese version of the Childhood Health Assessment Questionnaire (CHAQ)
    Takako Miyamae
    Department of Pediatrics, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawaku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:336-43. 2008
    ..Functional ability, as assessed by the CHAQ, may not be the main consideration of sJIA patients' parents when assessing their child's status...
  21. doi request reprint High serum alanine aminotransferase levels for the first three successive years can predict very high incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with Child Stage A HCV-associated liver cirrhosis
    Kaoru Miyakawa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kanagawa Cancer Center Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Scand J Gastroenterol 44:1340-8. 2009
    ..Prospective trials using therapeutic approaches aimed at decreasing ALAT levels are necessary in order to confirm a positive impact of ALAT reduction on the incidence of HCC in patients with HCV-LC...
  22. ncbi request reprint Circadian pattern of ambulance use for children in a Japanese city
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 11:316-8. 2004
    ..This study aimed at verifying periodic fluctuation in ambulance use for children in Yokohama, Japan, and determining whether the periodic pattern differs between holidays and ordinary days...
  23. ncbi request reprint [A review of methods for controlling medical costs from the point of view of cost-effectiveness]
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 49:613-9. 2002
    ..One is establishing a system so that physicians can act as perfect agencies for their patients. The other is encouraging academic research on the effectiveness of medical services...
  24. doi request reprint Neither the presence of metabolic syndrome as defined by the IDF guideline nor an increased waist circumference increased the risk of microvascular or macrovascular complications in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Tomoyuki Iwasaki
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 79:427-32. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Development of wristwatch-type heart rate recorder with acceleration-pickup sensor and its application
    Asuka Sawai
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 27:203-13. 2005
    ..These results suggest that ACT and deltaHR are useful for evaluating mental and physical activity of daily life. The WH-HR tachometer will be useful for assessment of mental and physical activity in daily life...
  26. ncbi request reprint Accuracy and applicability of the Terumo ES-H55 double-cuff sphygmomanometer for hospital use
    Osamu Tochikubo
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, 3 9 Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama 236 0004, Japan
    Blood Press Monit 8:203-9. 2003
    ..We have developed a new blood pressure (BP)-measuring device with a double-cuff, and evaluated its accuracy and applicability for practical use...
  27. ncbi request reprint Randomized controlled trial of sour milk on blood pressure in borderline hypertensive men
    Shunsaku Mizushima
    International Research Center for Medical Education, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 17:701-6. 2004
    ..A double-blind randomized controlled trial was carried out to assess the effect of sour milk, containing two tripeptides (valine-proline-proline and isoleucine-proline-proline), on blood pressure (BP)...