Osaka City University

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Organization: Osaka City University
Country: Japan

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  1. pmc Autonomic dysreflexia associated with Charcot spine following spinal cord injury: a case report and literature review
    Masahiro Morita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakai, Osaka 591 8025, Japan
    Eur Spine J 19:S179-82. 2010
  2. ncbi Clinical outcome of extrasynovial steroid injection for trigger finger
    K Kazuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Hand Surg 11:1-4. 2006
  3. ncbi Identification and characterization of endoplasmic reticulum-associated protein, ERp43
    Manabu Nishikawa
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Gene 386:42-51. 2007
  4. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection, but not mucosal atrophy, significantly affects serum pepsinogen level after gastric cancer surgery
    Naoyoshi Onoda
    Department of Oncology, Institute of Geriatrics and Medical Science, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:619-23. 2006
  5. ncbi Surgical indications for spontaneous pneumothorax in patients over 50 years of age
    Noritoshi Nishiyama
    Department of Surgery, Osaka City Kita Hospital, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 52:47-53. 2006
  6. ncbi Cyclic AMP delays neutrophil apoptosis via stabilization of Mcl-1
    Takayuki Kato
    Department of Physiology, Osaka City University Medical School, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    FEBS Lett 580:4582-6. 2006
  7. ncbi High serum concentrations of Sialyl Lewisx predict multilevel N2 disease in non-small-cell lung cancer
    Shinjiro Mizuguchi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1010-8. 2006
  8. ncbi A case of primary extragonadal seminoma arising in the perineum
    T Y Hosono
    Department of Urology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Urol Int 76:364-7. 2006
  9. ncbi Detection of portal perfusion abnormalities: comparison of 3 ferucarbotran-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging sequences
    Jin Iwazawa
    Department of Radiology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:165-72. 2006
  10. ncbi Contact dermatitis around a tracheostoma due to salbutamol sulfate and Aldecin
    Daisuke Tsuruta
    Department of Dermatology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Contact Dermatitis 54:121-2. 2006

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  1. pmc Autonomic dysreflexia associated with Charcot spine following spinal cord injury: a case report and literature review
    Masahiro Morita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Sakai, Osaka 591 8025, Japan
    Eur Spine J 19:S179-82. 2010
    ..Although there are only a small number of cases with Charcot spine presenting autonomic dysreflexia, surgical stabilization of the affected lesion for patients with this condition should be recommended...
  2. ncbi Clinical outcome of extrasynovial steroid injection for trigger finger
    K Kazuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Hand Surg 11:1-4. 2006
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  3. ncbi Identification and characterization of endoplasmic reticulum-associated protein, ERp43
    Manabu Nishikawa
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Gene 386:42-51. 2007
    ..These findings indicate that ERp43 plays important roles in cell growth and ER stress-induced cell death...
  4. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection, but not mucosal atrophy, significantly affects serum pepsinogen level after gastric cancer surgery
    Naoyoshi Onoda
    Department of Oncology, Institute of Geriatrics and Medical Science, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 53:619-23. 2006
    ..Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection is frequently observed in the remnant stomach after gastric cancer surgery, and is considered to play one of the important roles in chronic mucosal inflammation and cancer development...
  5. ncbi Surgical indications for spontaneous pneumothorax in patients over 50 years of age
    Noritoshi Nishiyama
    Department of Surgery, Osaka City Kita Hospital, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 52:47-53. 2006
    ..This situation can pose considerable difficulty with correct preoperative estimate of pulmonary function. Simple indications for surgery are mandatory, especially in aged patients...
  6. ncbi Cyclic AMP delays neutrophil apoptosis via stabilization of Mcl-1
    Takayuki Kato
    Department of Physiology, Osaka City University Medical School, Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    FEBS Lett 580:4582-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that cAMP agonists, like proteasome inhibitors, delay neutrophil apoptosis primarily via stabilization of Mcl-1...
  7. ncbi High serum concentrations of Sialyl Lewisx predict multilevel N2 disease in non-small-cell lung cancer
    Shinjiro Mizuguchi
    Department of Thoracic Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka, 545 8585, Japan
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:1010-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the clinical significance of serum Sialyl Lewisx (SLX) concentrations as a predictor of N2 disease in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer...
  8. ncbi A case of primary extragonadal seminoma arising in the perineum
    T Y Hosono
    Department of Urology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Urol Int 76:364-7. 2006
    ..He received two courses of bleomycin, etoposide and cisplatin (BEP) therapy, and there has been no evidence of recurrence for 1 month...
  9. ncbi Detection of portal perfusion abnormalities: comparison of 3 ferucarbotran-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging sequences
    Jin Iwazawa
    Department of Radiology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 30:165-72. 2006
    ..To estimate the accuracy, sensitivity, and specificity of 3 ferucarbotran-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging sequences prospectively for the detection of nontumoral portal perfusion abnormalities...
  10. ncbi Contact dermatitis around a tracheostoma due to salbutamol sulfate and Aldecin
    Daisuke Tsuruta
    Department of Dermatology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Contact Dermatitis 54:121-2. 2006
    ..Although the contact allergen of our patient has not been fully determined (beclomethasone or other ingredients), this must be the first reported case of double contact dermatitis around a tracheostoma from salbutamol and Aldecin...
  11. ncbi Lipase-catalyzed preparation of optically active 1'-acetoxychavicol acetates and their structure-activity relationships in apoptotic activity against human leukemia HL-60 cells
    Hideki Azuma
    Department of Applied and Bioapplied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka City University, Sugimoto 3 3 138, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    Bioorg Med Chem 14:1811-8. 2006
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  12. pmc Accumulation of mitochondrial DNA mutation with colorectal carcinogenesis in ulcerative colitis
    M Nishikawa
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Br J Cancer 93:331-7. 2005
    ..Thus, analysis of mtDNA could provide a new criterion for the therapeutic evaluation, and may be useful for the prediction of risk of carcinogenesis...
  13. ncbi Cross-sectional association of serum phosphate with carotid intima-medial thickness in hemodialysis patients
    Eiji Ishimura
    Department of Nephrology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:859-65. 2005
    ..Although an increased serum phosphate concentration is a significant risk factor for vascular calcification, it is unclear whether serum phosphate level is a risk factor for increased arterial wall thickness in hemodialysis patients...
  14. ncbi Nursing care for dialysis patients in Japan
    N Nakahara
    Tokiwa Clinic, Osaka, Japan
    EDTNA ERCA J 30:217-21. 2004
    ..In this study, a survey of 157 out of 300 randomly selected dialysis facilities in Japan was made regarding nursing systems and nurses' concerns for medical care of dialysis patients...
  15. ncbi A study of innate immunity in patients with end-stage renal disease: special reference to toll-like receptor-2 and -4 expression in peripheral blood monocytes of hemodialysis patients
    Yoshikazu Kuroki
    Department of Urology and Division of Artificial Kidney, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 19:783-90. 2007
    ..Reduced TLR-4 expression may be associated with the compromised immune function in HD patients. It seems possible that chronic stimulation with ET suppresses the expression of TLR-4...
  16. ncbi Induced sputum analysis in asymptomatic young adults with bronchial hyperresponsiveness to methacholine
    Naho Nomura
    Department of Sports Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    Respirology 12:516-22. 2007
    ..This study examined the prevalence of asymptomatic BHR in a population of young Japanese atopic individuals to identify whether airway inflammation is present in asthmatic patients but not in asymptomatic subjects with BHR...
  17. ncbi Serum keratan sulfate is a promising marker of early articular cartilage breakdown
    S Wakitani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:1652-6. 2007
    ..To find serum markers that may serve as indices for an early diagnosis of degeneration or damage of the articular cartilage...
  18. ncbi Indirect antitumor effects of bisphosphonates on prostatic LNCaP cells co-cultured with bone cells
    Tomoaki Tanaka
    Department of Urology, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Anticancer Res 29:1089-94. 2009
    ..This indirect inhibition of prostate cancer cells via bone cells could be beneficial in treating prostate cancer patients with bone metastases...
  19. doi Epidemiology and clinical characteristics of GERD in the Japanese population
    Yasuhiro Fujiwara
    Department of Gastroenterology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abenoku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 44:518-34. 2009
    ..We provide a comprehensive review of GERD in the Japanese population and raise several clinical issues...
  20. doi Effects of metoprolol on epinephrine-induced takotsubo-like left ventricular dysfunction in non-human primates
    Yasukatsu Izumi
    Department of Pharmacology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 32:339-46. 2009
    ..The changes of some genes improved with metoprolol treatment. These results indicate that this model is valuable in understanding the pathogenesis of takotsubo cardiomyopathy and the effectivity of beta-blockers...
  21. doi Histopathologic findings in Unna's nevus suggest it is a tardive congenital nevus
    Junko Sowa
    Department of Dermatology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Dermatopathol 30:561-6. 2008
    ..1%) when distributed around eccrine ducts. Although Unna's nevus is clinically an acquired nevus, it has many histopathologic characteristics of a congenital melanocytic nevus and is therefore likely a tardive congenital lesion...
  22. doi Androgen receptor expression in breast cancer: relationship with clinicopathological factors and biomarkers
    Yoshinari Ogawa
    Department of Breast Surgical Oncology, Osaka City General Hospital, 2 13 22 Miyakojima Hondori, Miyakojima ku, Osaka 534 0021, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 13:431-5. 2008
    ..Breast cancer is a hormone-dependent tumor. Most breast cancer cells have an androgen receptor (AR), but the clinical value of AR expression is unclear...
  23. ncbi Evaluation of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in male children with high-functioning pervasive developmental disorders
    Noriaki Matsushima
    Department of Neuropsychiatry, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 54:1-10. 2008
    ..The present study elucidates the similarities and differences of ADHD symptoms in PDD children compared to ADHD children...
  24. ncbi Thresholds of physical activities necessary for living a self-supporting life in elderly women
    Hayato Nakao
    Department of Sports Medicine, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 53:53-61. 2007
    ..To decide the minimal levels (thresholds) of physical activities necessary for a self-supporting life using discriminate analysis between community-dwelling elderly individuals and daycare-service-receiving elderly individuals in Japan...
  25. ncbi Time-programmed peptide helix inversion of a synthetic metal complex triggered by an achiral NO3- anion
    Hiroyuki Miyake
    Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi ku, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    J Am Chem Soc 130:792-3. 2008
    ..Dynamic and efficient inversion of peptide helices by an achiral NO3- anion was programmed in terms of time scale from milliseconds to hours...
  26. ncbi Comparison of clinical characteristics and arterial remodeling by intravascular ultrasonic imaging in three age groups (< or =55, 56 to 69 and > or =70 years) of Japanese patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Shoichi Ehara
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 100:1713-7. 2007
    ..The differences in arterial remodeling of the culprit lesions between younger and older patients with AMIs may reflect different biologic mechanisms of plaque activation and destabilization...
  27. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of brain abscess with hemorrhage: implications for the mechanism of hemorrhage
    Yuzo Terakawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Asahi machi, Osaka, Japan
    Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 47:516-8. 2007
    ..Careful follow-up examinations are recommended in patients with brain abscess to detect warning signs of neurological deterioration...
  28. ncbi Long-term outcome of surgical treatment for non-small cell lung cancer with comorbid liver cirrhosis
    Takashi Iwata
    Department of Thoracic, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:1810-7. 2007
    ..Long-term outcome of surgery for non-small cell lung cancer with comorbid liver cirrhosis is not well known. We aimed to establish the factors influencing survival in such cases...
  29. ncbi Onchocerca eberhardi n. sp. (Nematoda: Filarioidea) from sika deer in Japan; relationships between species parasitic in cervids and bovids in the Holarctic region
    S Uni
    Department of Medical Zoology, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Parasite 14:199-211. 2007
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  30. pmc RAGE and soluble RAGE: potential therapeutic targets for cardiovascular diseases
    Hidenori Koyama
    Department of Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Molecular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Mol Med 13:625-35. 2007
    ..In this review, we summarize recent findings regarding pathophysiological roles in cardiovascular disease of RAGE and soluble RAGE and discuss their potential usefulness as therapeutic targets and biomarkers for the disease...
  31. ncbi Semi-synthesis and biological evaluation of analogues of UK-2A, a novel antifungal antibiotic from Streptomyces sp. 517-02
    Yoshinosuke Usuki
    Department of Material Science, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University, 3 3 138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi ku, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    Bioorg Med Chem Lett 15:2011-4. 2005
    ..In vitro antifungal activities of these compounds against Saccharomyces cerevisiae IFO 0203 were evaluated by the conventional paper disk method. Several derivatives exhibited growth inhibitory activity similar to UK-2A...
  32. ncbi Allergic contact dermatitis presenting in the emergency department
    T Nakanishi
    Department of Dermatology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Contact Dermatitis 52:52-3. 2005
  33. ncbi Genetic alterations in adenoma-carcinoma sequencing of intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas
    Bunzo Nakata
    Department of Surgical Oncology First Department of Surgery, Osaka City University Graduate Shool of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Int J Oncol 21:1067-72. 2002
    ..Taken together, genetic changes such as K-ras, p53, APC and DCC mutations may not be associated with adenoma-carcinoma sequence in intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm of pancreas...
  34. pmc Role of mitogen-activated protein kinase family in serum-induced leukaemia inhibitory factor and interleukin-6 secretion by bone marrow stromal cells
    Takafumi Nakao
    Department of Pharmacology, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Br J Pharmacol 136:975-84. 2002
    ..We conclude that, in spite of their similar biological effects, they are differentially regulated at the level of MAPK activity in bone marrow stromal cells...
  35. ncbi Clinical significance of serum E-cadherin levels in patients with haematological malignancies
    T Takubo
    Clinical Hematology and Clinical Diagnostics, Graduate School of Medicne, Osaka City University, Japan
    Haematologia (Budap) 31:319-25. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that E-cadherin might be expressed in malignant haematopoietic cells and might be useful as a diagnostic indicator in haematological malignancies...
  36. pmc Histological gap between ablation lesions detected by phased array intracardiac echocardiography
    M Takagi
    Heart 87:567. 2002
  37. ncbi Transcervical needle biopsy of uterine myoma-like tumors using an automatic biopsy gun
    Naoki Kawamura
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Fertil Steril 77:1060-4. 2002
    ..To describe a practical procedure of transcervical needle biopsy of uterine myoma-like tumors using an automatic biopsy gun and its potential risks...
  38. ncbi Successful surgical control for hepatocellular carcinoma disseminated to the peritoneum: a case report
    Takahiro Uenishi
    Second Department of Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 49:532-4. 2002
    ..No other lesions were detected 20 months after the second operation. Surgical treatment can locally control peritoneally disseminated hepatocellular carcinoma provided that lesions have limited extent...
  39. pmc Force and velocity of mycoplasma mobile gliding
    Makoto Miyata
    Rowland Institute for Science, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142, USA
    J Bacteriol 184:1827-31. 2002
    ..Other implications of these results are discussed...
  40. ncbi Physiological FDG uptake in the palatine tonsils
    J Kawabe
    Division of Nuclear Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Ann Nucl Med 15:297-300. 2001
    ..Differences among tonsillar FDG uptake in these 17 patients without head and neck disease appear to reflect differences in activity of "physiological" inflammation of the palatine tonsils...
  41. ncbi Detection of p53 gene mutations in human esophageal squamous cell carcinomas using a p53 yeast functional assay: possible difference in esophageal carcinogenesis between the young and the elderly group
    E Okuda
    Second Department of Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 7:600-6. 2001
    ..In the Young Group, p53 gene mutation may cause esophageal carcinogenesis, and null mutation for p53 gene is a significant prognostic factor...
  42. ncbi Video-assisted transaortic resection of left ventricular sarcoma using the ultrasonic surgical aspirator
    T Shibata
    Second Department of Surgery, Osaka City University Medical School, Abeno, Japan
    J Card Surg 14:375-6. 1999
    ..This time, the tumor was resected through the aortic valve with a video-assisted technique. The ultrasonic surgical aspirator was useful to remove the tumor near the papillary muscle and the chordae...
  43. ncbi Gastroprotection by Liu-Jun-Zi-Tang (TJ-43): possible mediation of nitric oxide but not prostaglandins or sulfhydryls
    T Arakawa
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan
    Drugs Exp Clin Res 25:207-10. 1999
    ..These findings suggest that the gastroprotective effect of TJ-43 occurs partly through nitric oxide but not through prostaglandins or sulfhydryls...
  44. ncbi Tissue concentrations of sulphaquinoxaline administered in the food of laying hens
    N Furusawa
    Faculty of Human Life Science, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    Br Poult Sci 39:683-5. 1998
    ..4. The plateau values of SQ in the tissues were much greater than those of sulphamonomethoxine and sulphadimethoxine...
  45. ncbi Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging of parotid mass lesions
    T Okamura
    Department of Radiology, Osaka City University Medical School, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol Suppl 538:209-13. 1998
    ..07 +/- 1.55, respectively. On the other hand, all 5 inflammatory lesions demonstrated low accumulation, with mean SUVs of 1.66 +/- 0.89. It is thus difficult to differentiate malignant from benign parotid lesions by SUV on FDG-PET...
  46. ncbi Diagnostic localization of extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma: comparison of (123)I-MIBG imaging and (131)I-MIBG imaging
    Tatsuya Nakatani
    Department of Urology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Oncol Rep 9:1225-7. 2002
    ..In this report, we compare 131I-MIBG scintigraphy with 123I-MIBG scintigraphy and discuss their characteristics...
  47. ncbi Serum sialyl Lewis(x) levels in patients with various haematologic malignancies
    T Takubo
    Clinical Hematology and Clinical Diagnostics, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Japan
    Haematologia (Budap) 32:147-9. 2002
  48. ncbi Expression of matrix metalloproteinases 7 and 2 in human renal cell carcinoma
    Toshiyuki Sumi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 4 3 Asahimachi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Oncol Rep 10:567-70. 2003
    ..Tumor samples from 20 patients with RCC, who had surgery performed at Osaka City University Medical School Hospital, were immunohistochemically stained...
  49. ncbi Superiority of water application to water sealing in burn wound healing
    Satoki Wakami
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Osaka City Med J 50:39-45. 2004
    ..Although a water-sealing material does in fact keep the wound moist, the quality of the water is far from that of the optimum extracellular fluid...
  50. ncbi Mild phenotype of familial cylindromatosis associated with an R758X nonsense mutation in the CYLD tumour suppressor gene
    N Oiso
    Department of Dermatology, Saiseikai Tondabayashi Hospital, 1 3 36 Koyodai, Tondabayashi, Osaka 584 0082, Japan
    Br J Dermatol 151:1084-6. 2004
    ..Thus far, there is no evident genotype-phenotype relationship in cylindromatosis, although the number of families reported with both phenotypic and genotypic data remains small...
  51. ncbi [Molecular pathogenesis of mycobacterial diseases]
    Kazuo Kobayashi
    Department of Host Defense, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine Osaka, Japan
    Nihon Hansenbyo Gakkai Zasshi 73:263-70. 2004
    ..The better understanding of mycobacterial pathogenicity may open the new avenue for the development of therapeutic and prophylactic interventions...
  52. ncbi Effect of moisture content on the expansion volume of popped Amaranth seeds by hot air and superheated steam using a fluidized bed system
    Yotaro Konishi
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Graduate School of Human Life Science, Osaka City University, Sumiyoshi ku, Osaka 558 8585, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 68:2186-9. 2004
    ..7-fold of the pre-popped seeds. Heating by SHS decreased the volume slightly. Thus, popping of amaranth seeds is influenced not only by the moisture content of the seeds, but also by moisture in the heat media...
  53. ncbi C-reactive protein is a significant predictor of vascular calcification of both aorta and hand arteries
    Eiji Ishimura
    Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Semin Nephrol 24:408-12. 2004
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  54. ncbi Unexpected sudden death due to a spontaneous rupture of a gastric dissecting aneurysm: an autopsy case suggesting the importance of the double-rupture phenomenon
    Sayaka Nishiyama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Asahi machi 1 4 3, Abeno, 545 8585 Osaka, Japan
    J Clin Forensic Med 11:268-70. 2004
    ..This case suggested the importance of careful investigation such a vascular lesion in medico-legal practice, not only to differentiate from traumatic injury but also to investigate the process of dying...
  55. ncbi Metal allergy to implanted orthopaedic prosthesis after postoperative Staphylococcus aureus infection
    Naoki Oiso
    Department of Dermatology, Saiseikai Tondabayashi Hospital, 1 3 36 Koyodai, Tondabayashi, Osaka 584 0082, Japan
    Contact Dermatitis 51:151-3. 2004
  56. ncbi Effect of enteral nutrition of monoacetoacetin on bacterial translocation in burned rats
    Tetsuya Takahata
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 28:301-7. 2004
    ..The usefulness of i.v. nutrition of monoacetoacetine (MA) under stress has been reported previously, and we studied the effect of enteral nutrition of MA as it is related to BT...
  57. ncbi Expression of the hepatic endothelin system in human cirrhotic livers
    Yoshihiro Ikura
    Department of Pathology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka, Japan
    J Pathol 204:304-10. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the hepatic endothelin system is activated in human cirrhotic livers in association with worsening of the disease, but that the regulation of the components of this system in this disorder is complex...
  58. ncbi Conditioning regimens including high-dose busulfan cause a high incidence of transplant-related mortality after myeloablative stem cell transplantation
    Hirohisa Nakamae
    Clinical Hematology and Clinical Diagnostics, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Chemotherapy 50:178-83. 2004
    ..Transplant-related mortality (TRM) significantly decreases the long-term survival of patients with hematopoietic diseases who undergo hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)...
  59. ncbi Hepatitis C virus infection as a likely etiology of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
    Satoshi Yamamoto
    Department of Gastroenterological and Hepato Biliary Pancreatic Surgery and Public Health, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:592-5. 2004
    ..As liver status worsened, the adjusted OR for ICC tended to increase. HCV infection is a likely etiology of ICC in Japan...
  60. ncbi A clinicopathological study of inflammatory pseudotumors of the liver with special reference to vessels
    Shuichi Seki
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka City University Medical School, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1140-3. 2004
    ..In this study, we therefore investigated inflammatory pseudotumor clinicopathologically to clarify its characteristics...
  61. ncbi A toxic reagent-free method for normal-phase matrix solid-phase dispersion extraction and reversed-phase liquid chromatographic determination of aldrin, dieldrin, and DDTs in animal fats
    N Furusawa
    Graduate School of Human Life Sciences, Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan
    Anal Bioanal Chem 378:2004-7. 2004
    ..The limits of quantitation were </=0.16 microg g(-1 )for AD, </=0.10 microg g(-1) for DD, </=0.06 microg g(-1) for DDT, </=0.07 microg g(-1) for DDE, and </=0.05 microg g(-1 )for DDD. No toxic reagents were used at all...
  62. ncbi Calibration of water proton chemical shift with temperature for noninvasive temperature imaging during focused ultrasound surgery
    K Kuroda
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 8:175-81. 1998
    ..01 [P, significance level]) was obtained. Temperature distributions during a 20-second sonication were visualized every 3.3 seconds with a 2.3-mm3 spatial resolution and 4 degrees C temperature uncertainty...