Akira Akabayashi

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Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A five year follow-up national study of ethics committees in medical organizations in Japan
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    HEC Forum 20:49-60. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Criteria of waist circumference according to computed tomography-measured visceral fat area and the clustering of cardiovascular risk factors
    Hidetoshi Kashihara
    PL Tokyo Health Care Center, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:1881-6. 2009
  3. pmc An eight-year follow-up national study of medical school and general hospital ethics committees in Japan
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo University of Tokyo 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 8:8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Pilot Study for the Development of a Self-Care System for Type 2 Diabetes Patients Using a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
    Shuji Inada
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 23:295-9. 2016
  5. pmc Features of perceived neighborhood environment associated with daily walking time or habitual exercise: differences across gender, age, and employment status in a community-dwelling population of Japan
    Tzu An Chen
    Department of Health Promotion Science, School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 18:368-76. 2013
  6. pmc Clinical ethics consultation: examining how American and Japanese experts analyze an Alzheimer's case
    Noriko Nagao
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 9:2. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Public, experts, and acceptance of advanced medical technologies: the case of organ transplant and gene therapy in Japan
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Health Care Anal 14:203-14. 2006
  8. pmc The development of a brief and objective method for evaluating moral sensitivity and reasoning in medical students
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Health Science and Nursing, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E1. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Effect of mood states on QT interval and QT dispersion in eating disorder patients
    Yoshiyuki Takimoto
    Department of Stress Science and Psychosomatic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:185-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Thrombopoietin and thrombocytopenia in anorexia nervosa with severe liver dysfunction
    Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Unit for Study of Eating Disorders, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 43:675-7. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint A five year follow-up national study of ethics committees in medical organizations in Japan
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    HEC Forum 20:49-60. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Criteria of waist circumference according to computed tomography-measured visceral fat area and the clustering of cardiovascular risk factors
    Hidetoshi Kashihara
    PL Tokyo Health Care Center, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:1881-6. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc An eight-year follow-up national study of medical school and general hospital ethics committees in Japan
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, Graduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo University of Tokyo 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 8:8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics and developments of ethics committees established at medical schools and general hospitals in Japan...
  4. doi request reprint Pilot Study for the Development of a Self-Care System for Type 2 Diabetes Patients Using a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
    Shuji Inada
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Behav Med 23:295-9. 2016
    ..The secondary objective was to investigate changes in daily calorie intake, body weight, and hemoglobin A1c after using the system for 6 months...
  5. pmc Features of perceived neighborhood environment associated with daily walking time or habitual exercise: differences across gender, age, and employment status in a community-dwelling population of Japan
    Tzu An Chen
    Department of Health Promotion Science, School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 18:368-76. 2013
    ..The study purpose was to clarify the association between NE and walking time (WT) or habitual exercise (HE) across gender, age, and employment status in a community-dwelling population of Japan...
  6. pmc Clinical ethics consultation: examining how American and Japanese experts analyze an Alzheimer's case
    Noriko Nagao
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 9:2. 2008
    ..Few comparative studies of clinical ethics consultation practices have been reported. The objective of this study was to explore how American and Japanese experts analyze an Alzheimer's case regarding ethics consultation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Public, experts, and acceptance of advanced medical technologies: the case of organ transplant and gene therapy in Japan
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Health Care Anal 14:203-14. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc The development of a brief and objective method for evaluating moral sensitivity and reasoning in medical students
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Health Science and Nursing, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 5:E1. 2004
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Effect of mood states on QT interval and QT dispersion in eating disorder patients
    Yoshiyuki Takimoto
    Department of Stress Science and Psychosomatic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:185-9. 2008
    ..Therefore the aim of the present paper was to investigate mood effect on prolonged QT interval and QT dispersion...
  10. doi request reprint Thrombopoietin and thrombocytopenia in anorexia nervosa with severe liver dysfunction
    Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Unit for Study of Eating Disorders, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 43:675-7. 2010
    ..We therefore clarified temporal relationships between platelet counts and TPO level in a woman with AN and severe liver dysfunction in whom platelet count decreased to 53 x 10⁹/L...
  11. ncbi request reprint BMI specific waist circumference for detecting clusters of cardiovascular risk factors in a Japanese population
    Jung Su Lee
    Department of Health Promotion Science, School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:468-75. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the sensitive cutoff values of waist circumference (WC) in relation to the body mass index (BMI) for detecting the clustering of cardiovascular risk factors (CCRF) in Japanese men and women...
  12. pmc Public appraisal of government efforts and participation intent in medico-ethical policymaking in Japan: a large scale national survey concerning brain death and organ transplant
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 6:E1. 2005
    ..On the other hand, public involvement is required if effective policy is to be developed and accepted...
  13. ncbi request reprint Appraisal of the policymaking process in Japan for gene therapy: results of national surveys of academic societies, hospitals, and medical schools
    Hajime Sato
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Med Sci Monit 12:PH7-15. 2006
    ..Appraisals of these guidelines were obtained from academic societies, institutional review boards (IRBs) of hospitals, and ethics committees (ECs) at medical schools nationwide...
  14. pmc Plasma intact fibroblast growth factor 23 levels in women with anorexia nervosa
    Makoto Otani
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 2:10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine plasma levels of intact FGF23 (iFGF23) in restricting-type AN (AN-R) patients, binge-eating/purging-type AN (AN-BP) patients, and healthy controls...
  15. doi request reprint Autonomic dysfunction responses to head-up tilt in anorexia nervosa
    Yoshiyuki Takimoto
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8655, Japan
    Clin Auton Res 24:175-81. 2014
    ..Therefore, we performed a head-up tilt test, and compared the changes after tilting in indices of autonomic function between AN patients and healthy subjects by heart rate variability (HRV) and blood pressure variability (BPV)...
  16. doi request reprint Diamine oxidase activity levels in anorexia nervosa
    Yoshiyuki Takimoto
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Eat Disord 47:203-5. 2014
    ..Therefore, the objective of the present study was to investigate serum diamine oxidase (DAO) activity, which is considered to be a clinical indicator of the integrity of the intestinal mucosa, in AN patients...
  17. doi request reprint Changes in food intake patterns associated with body weight loss during a 12-week health promotion program and a 9-month follow-up period in a Japanese population
    Makiko Nakade
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku 113 0033, Japan Electronic
    Obes Res Clin Pract 3:I-II. 2009
    ..Changes in food intake patterns were related to body weight loss and changing the pattern from "Sweets, meats, dairy products and alcohol" to "Plant foods and seafood" was most effective for short- and long-term body weight loss.:..
  18. doi request reprint Eating attitudes and body dissatisfaction in adolescents: Cross-cultural study
    Mami Kayano
    Department of Stress Science and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 62:17-25. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study is to compare attitudes towards bodyweight and shape, and desire for thinness in Japanese male and female subjects with those in people from other countries and of different ethnic origin...
  19. doi request reprint Heart rate and blood pressure variability and baroreflex sensitivity in patients with anorexia nervosa
    Tetsuro Ishizawa
    Department of Stress Science and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Psychosom Med 70:695-700. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate autonomic nervous system function in AN patients by analyzing heart rate variability (HRV), blood pressure variability (BPV), and baroreflex sensitivity (BRS)...
  20. doi request reprint Development of a personal digital assistant (PDA) system to collect symptom information from home hospice patients
    Maki Hachizuka
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Palliat Med 13:647-51. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aim of the study was to develop a personal digital assistant (PDA) system to collect information on symptoms such as pain and mood states in patients with cancer using cEMA...
  21. pmc Plasma intact fibroblast growth factor 23 levels in women with bulimia nervosa: A cross-sectional pilot study
    Makoto Otani
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 5:7. 2011
    ..Plasma iFGF23 level may be a suitable indicator of binge eating in BN patients...
  22. 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
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Conflict of interest: a Japanese perspective
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Health Science and Nursing, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 14:277-80. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Biomedical ethics in Japan: the second stage
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Health Science and Nursing, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 12:261-4. 2003
  25. doi request reprint Physician obligation to provide care during disasters: should physicians have been required to go to Fukushima?
    Akira Akabayashi
    Biomedical Ethics, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Ethics 38:697-8. 2012
    ..The discussion that follows is highly pertinent to all countries that rely on nuclear energy...
  26. pmc Perspectives on advance directives in Japanese society: A population-based questionnaire survey
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Health Science and Nursing, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    BMC Med Ethics 4:E5. 2003
    ..In this paper, we report the results of the first in-depth survey on the general population concerning the preferences and use of ADs in Japan...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effective cut-off values of waist circumference to detect the clustering of cardiovascular risk factors of metabolic syndrome in Japanese men and women
    Jung Su Lee
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 4:340-5. 2007
    ..From the ROC curve, 85 cm was identified as an effective value for men. Thus, the effective cut-off value of WC for the Japanese should be approximately 85 cm for men and approximately 82 cm for women...
  28. pmc Four physician communication styles in routine Japanese outpatient medical encounters
    Brian Taylor Slingsby
    Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gen Intern Med 21:1057-62. 2006
    ..Few studies have explored how physicians approach medical encounters in Japan...
  29. pmc Association between residents' perception of the neighborhood's environments and walking time in objectively different regions
    Jung Su Lee
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 0033, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 12:3-10. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to delineate the association between residents' perception of the neighborhood's environments and walking time in objectively different regions in Japan...
  30. ncbi request reprint A model of donors' decision-making in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation in Japan: having no choice
    Misao Fujita
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Public Health, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Liver Transpl 12:768-74. 2006
    ..In conclusion, this model can help health care professionals to understand the donor experience and, based on that understanding, to provide sufficient support to the donor...
  31. pmc Application of ecological momentary assessment in stress-related diseases
    Kazuhiro Yoshiuchi
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Biopsychosoc Med 2:13. 2008
    ..Therefore, the present brief review introduces the application and future direction of EMA for the assessment and intervention for stress-related diseases...
  32. pmc Association between daily physical activity and neighborhood environments
    Kanae Kondo
    Department of Health Promotion Science, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 14:196-206. 2009
    ..Here, we investigate which actual or perceived NE is associated with residents' PA in Japan...
  33. doi request reprint Development of a hand-held personal digital assistant-based food diary with food photographs for Japanese subjects
    Wataru Fukuo
    Department of Stress Sciences and Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1232-6. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that the PDA-based food diary is a potential clinical method to estimate dietary intake and may be a beneficial tool for self-monitoring of dietary intake...
  34. pmc Effect of β(3)-adrenergic receptor gene polymorphism on body weight change in middle-aged, overweight women
    Jung Su Lee
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, 113 0033, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 11:69-74. 2006
    ..To examine the effects of β(3)-adrenergic receptor gene polymorphism on body weight change during a weight reduction program for middle-aged, overweight women with careful consideration of their energy intake and expenditure...
  35. ncbi request reprint Plasma agouti-related protein levels in women with anorexia nervosa
    Junko Moriya
    Department of Stress Science and Psychosomatic Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 31:1057-61. 2006
    ..40, P<0.05) in all subjects. In conclusion, plasma AGRP elevation may be related to energy homeostasis disturbance in AN, and in addition to leptin, peripheral AGRP levels could be used as a nutritional marker in AN patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Euthanasia, assisted suicide, and cessation of life support: Japan's policy, law, and an analysis of whistle blowing in two recent mercy killing cases
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Public Health, University of Kyoto Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Soc Sci Med 55:517-27. 2002
    ..This analysis is a challenge to elucidate how ethics and the law interact, and influence medical practice in a specific cultural context...
  37. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index-based nutritional education improves blood glucose control in Japanese adults: a randomized controlled trial
    Yuki Amano
    Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Diabetes Care 30:1874-6. 2007
  38. doi request reprint Mandatory evacuation of residents during the Fukushima nuclear disaster: an ethical analysis
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics, School of Public Health, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    J Public Health (Oxf) 34:348-51. 2012
    ..The purpose of this report is to examine these measures from an ethical perspective, and consider what lessons can be drawn from this experience...
  39. ncbi request reprint Informed consent revisited: Japan and the U.S
    Akira Akabayashi
    The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Bioeth 6:9-14. 2006
    ..Finally, we discuss the need to reassess informed-consent styles suitable to the needs of each patient regardless of whether he or she resides in the United States or in Japan...
  40. ncbi request reprint Function of neuropeptide Y and agouti-related protein at weaning: relation to corticosterone, dietary carbohydrate and body weight
    Sarah F Leibowitz
    Laboratory of Behavioral Neurobiology, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Brain Res 1036:180-91. 2005
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Administrative legislation in Japan: guidelines on scientific and ethical standards
    Brian T Slingsby
    Graduate Program, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 13:245-53. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Scientific misconduct in Japan: the present paucity of oversight policy
    Brian Taylor Slingsby
    University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 15:294-7. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a program to celebrate seasonal events for Japanese hospice patients
    Tatsuko Matsushima
    Peace House Hospice, Kanagawa, Japan
    Palliat Support Care 5:251-4. 2007
    ..This study determined how Japanese hospice patients evaluate a program that celebrates seasonal events and considers the modality and significance of season events at hospices...
  44. ncbi request reprint A template for informed consent forms in medical examination and treatment: an intervention study
    Yoshiyuki Takimoto
    Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Sci Monit 13:PH15-8. 2007
    ..To examine the differences between informed consent forms based on a template and those not based on a template...
  45. ncbi request reprint Is Asian bioethics really the solution?
    Akira Akabayashi
    Department of Biomedical Ethics at the School of Health Science and Nursing, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Camb Q Healthc Ethics 17:270-2. 2008
  46. ncbi request reprint The first donor death after living-related liver transplantation in Japan
    Akira Akabayashi
    Transplantation 77:634. 2004