Masaharu Tsubokura

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tokyo
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure and current health issues in Minamisoma
    M Tsubokura
    Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, 2 54 6 Takamicho, Haramachi ku, Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
    Ann ICRP . 2016
  2. doi request reprint Measurement of internal radiation exposure among decontamination workers in villages near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
    Health Phys 105:379-81. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of cardiac metastasis of primary gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Kameda General Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Br J Haematol 137:179. 2007
  4. pmc Changes in metabolic profiles after the Great East Japan Earthquake: a retrospective observational study
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:267. 2013
  5. pmc Sociodemographic patterning of long-term diabetes mellitus control following Japan's 3.11 triple disaster: a retrospective cohort study
    Claire Leppold
    Department of Research, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Japan Global Public Health Unit, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e011455. 2016
  6. pmc Reduction of high levels of internal radio-contamination by dietary intervention in residents of areas affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster: a case series
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e100302. 2014
  7. pmc Estimated association between dwelling soil contamination and internal radiation contamination levels after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima, Japan
    BMJ Open 6:e010970. 2016
  8. pmc Social isolation and cancer management after the 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, Japan: A case report of breast cancer with patient and provider delay
    Akihiko Ozaki
    aDepartment of Surgery bDepartment of Research cDepartment of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima dDepartment of Internal Medicine, Jyoban Hospital of Tokiwakai Group, Iwaki eDepartment of Medical Oncology, Fukushima Medical University fResearch Institute of Innovative Medicine, Jyoban Hospital, Iwaki, Fukushima gMedical Governance Research Institute, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e4027. 2016
  9. pmc Impacts of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident on emergency medical service times in Soma District, Japan: a retrospective observational study
    Tomohiro Morita
    Department of Internal Medicine, Soma Central Hospital, Soma City, Fukushima, Japan Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMJ Open 6:e013205. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Absence of internal radiation contamination by radioactive cesium among children affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima, Japan Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom Department of Health Services Research and Policy, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Phys 108:39-43. 2015

Collaborators

  • Tetsuya Tanimoto
  • Kenji Shibuya
  • Michio Murakami
  • Shunsuke Ono
  • Seiya Imoto
  • Ryugo S Hayano
  • Masahiro Kami
  • Kosei Matsue
  • Akihiko Ozaki
  • Claire Leppold
  • Shigeaki Kato
  • Shuhei Nomura
  • Toyoaki Sawano
  • Yukio Kanazawa
  • Amina Sugimoto
  • Manabu Tsukada
  • Hiromichi Ohira
  • Sae Ochi
  • Tomoyoshi Oikawa
  • Yuki Shimada
  • Tomohiro Morita
  • Haruka Nakada
  • Stuart Gilmour
  • Tsuyoshi Nemoto
  • Masaya M Saito
  • Takeaki Ishii
  • Kenji Tsuda
  • Takanori Asakura
  • Sho Fujioka
  • Shunsuke Sato
  • Sarah Hill
  • Tomoyuki Furutani
  • Eiki Yamagishi
  • Shigehira Saji
  • Kazuhiro Takahara
  • Kazuo Watanabe
  • Koichiro Yuji
  • Yukio Ohsawa
  • Hiroki Sato
  • Kaori Muto
  • Tomoyuki Higuchi
  • Tomoko Matsumura
  • Rui Yamaguchi
  • Mikiko Sato
  • Kazuo Ito
  • Daisuke Yoneoka
  • Yasutoshi Saito
  • Yukihide Iwamoto
  • Satoru Miyano

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Exposure and current health issues in Minamisoma
    M Tsubokura
    Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, 2 54 6 Takamicho, Haramachi ku, Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
    Ann ICRP . 2016
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Measurement of internal radiation exposure among decontamination workers in villages near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
    Health Phys 105:379-81. 2013
    ..They had reported no acute health problems. The resuspension of radioactive materials may cause minimal internal contamination during decontamination activities...
  3. ncbi request reprint Identification of cardiac metastasis of primary gastric diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology Oncology, Kameda General Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Br J Haematol 137:179. 2007
  4. pmc Changes in metabolic profiles after the Great East Japan Earthquake: a retrospective observational study
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    BMC Public Health 13:267. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the metabolic profiles of the evacuees before and after the disaster. We hypothesized that the evacuees would experience deteriorated metabolic status based on previous reports of natural disasters...
  5. pmc Sociodemographic patterning of long-term diabetes mellitus control following Japan's 3.11 triple disaster: a retrospective cohort study
    Claire Leppold
    Department of Research, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Japan Global Public Health Unit, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    BMJ Open 6:e011455. 2016
    ..To assess the sociodemographic patterning of changes in glycaemic control of patients with diabetes affected by the 2011 triple disaster in Japan (earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident)...
  6. pmc Reduction of high levels of internal radio-contamination by dietary intervention in residents of areas affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster: a case series
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 9:e100302. 2014
    ....
  7. pmc Estimated association between dwelling soil contamination and internal radiation contamination levels after the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident in Japan
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima, Japan
    BMJ Open 6:e010970. 2016
    ....
  8. pmc Social isolation and cancer management after the 2011 triple disaster in Fukushima, Japan: A case report of breast cancer with patient and provider delay
    Akihiko Ozaki
    aDepartment of Surgery bDepartment of Research cDepartment of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima dDepartment of Internal Medicine, Jyoban Hospital of Tokiwakai Group, Iwaki eDepartment of Medical Oncology, Fukushima Medical University fResearch Institute of Innovative Medicine, Jyoban Hospital, Iwaki, Fukushima gMedical Governance Research Institute, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e4027. 2016
    ..This case highlights that social isolation may contribute to patient and provider delay in breast cancer patients, as accentuated in this disaster setting. ..
  9. pmc Impacts of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident on emergency medical service times in Soma District, Japan: a retrospective observational study
    Tomohiro Morita
    Department of Internal Medicine, Soma Central Hospital, Soma City, Fukushima, Japan Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    BMJ Open 6:e013205. 2016
    ..To assess the influence of the 3.11 triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident) on the emergency medical service (EMS) system in Fukushima...
  10. doi request reprint Absence of internal radiation contamination by radioactive cesium among children affected by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima, Japan Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom Department of Health Services Research and Policy, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom and Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Phys 108:39-43. 2015
    ....
  11. pmc Asymptomatic hepatic portal venous gas with gastric emphysema as a chronic complication of gastrostomy tube placement: a case report
    Toyoaki Sawano
    Department of Surgery, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, 54 6 Takamicho 2 chome, Haramachi, Minamisoma, Fukushima, 975 0033, Japan
    J Med Case Rep 10:234. 2016
    ....
  12. pmc Assessment of the Annual Additional Effective Doses amongst Minamisoma Children during the Second Year after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0129114. 2015
    ..The dose from internal radiation exposure was negligible presumably due to the success of contaminated food control. ..
  13. pmc Limited internal radiation exposure associated with resettlements to a radiation-contaminated homeland after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima, Japan Hirata Radioactivity Inspection Center, Hirata Central Hospital, Hirata, Fukushima, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e81909. 2013
    ....
  14. pmc Assessment of the risk of medium-term internal contamination in Minamisoma City, Fukushima, Japan, after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident
    Amina Sugimoto
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Environ Health Perspect 122:587-93. 2014
    ..Factors determining the risk and level of internal radiation contamination after a nuclear accident, which are a key to understanding and improving current nuclear disaster management, are not well studied...
  15. doi request reprint The immediate physical and mental health crisis in residents proximal to the evacuation zone after Japan's nuclear disaster: an observational pilot study
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 8:30-6. 2014
    ..The 2011 earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan have had devastating effects on residents near the damaged nuclear power plant, but quantifying its effect on their health has been difficult...
  16. pmc Finger Fractures as an Early Manifestation of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Among Young Patients: A Case Report of a 30-Year-Old Male With Recurrent Osteoporotic Fractures
    Akihiko Ozaki
    From the Department of Surgery, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma AO, MT, TS, HO Department of Internal Medicine, Jyoban Hospital of Tokiwakai Group, Iwaki TT Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Iwase General Hospital, Sukagawa EY Department of Orthopaedic Surgery SS Department of Research, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima CL Department of Hematology and Reumatology, Teikyo University Chiba Medical Center, Ichihara, Chiba, Japan KT Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo TA Department of Radiation Protection, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma MT Research Institute of Innovative Medicine, Jyoban Hospital, Iwaki, Fukushima SK and Medical Governance Research Institute, Tokyo MK, Japan
    Medicine (Baltimore) 95:e3683. 2016
    ....
  17. pmc Internal radiocesium contamination of adults and children in Fukushima 7 to 20 months after the Fukushima NPP accident as measured by extensive whole-body-counter surveys
    Ryugo S Hayano
    Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Proc Jpn Acad Ser B Phys Biol Sci 89:157-63. 2013
    ..These results are not conclusive for the prefecture as a whole, but are consistent with results obtained from other municipalities in the prefecture, and with prefectural data...
  18. pmc Non-communicable diseases in decontamination workers in areas affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster: a retrospective observational study
    Toyoaki Sawano
    Department of Surgery, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Minamisoma, Fukushima, Japan
    BMJ Open 6:e013885. 2016
    ....
  19. pmc Perforated appendiceal diverticulitis associated with appendiceal neurofibroma in neurofibromatosis type 1
    Akihiko Ozaki
    Akihiko Ozaki, Manabu Tsukada, Hiromichi Ohira, Division of Surgery, Minamisoma Municipal General Hospital, Fukushima 975 0033, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 21:9817-21. 2015
    ..Clinicians should recognize that NF-1 can cause various abdominal manifestations. ..
  20. pmc The relationship between media consumption and health-related anxieties after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
    Amina Sugimoto
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e65331. 2013
    ..The study aims to build a scale which examines associations between media and individual anxieties, and to propose effective media usages for future disaster management...
  21. pmc Was the Risk from Nursing-Home Evacuation after the Fukushima Accident Higher than the Radiation Risk?
    Michio Murakami
    Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo, 4 6 1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo, 153 8505, Japan
    PLoS ONE 10:e0137906. 2015
    ..This is the first quantitative assessment of the risk trade-off between radiation exposure and evacuation after a nuclear power plant accident. ..
  22. doi request reprint Detection of 131I in a patient with thyroid cancer by internal radiation exposure screening using a whole-body counter in Fukushima
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    From the Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, The Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Department of Radiation Protection, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Fukushima Department of Global Health Policy, University of Tokyo, Tokyo Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Soma Central Hospital, SOMA, Japan and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 39:281-2. 2014
    ..Second, in vivo measurements should be taken immediately after the disaster because all of the radioactive iodine generated after the disaster disappears within a few months...
  23. doi request reprint The impact of H1N1 influenza A virus pandemic on the blood donations in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Department of Hematology, Teikyo University Chiba Medical Center, Ichihara the Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo the Advanced Molecular Epidemiology Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata University, Yamagata and the Department of Clinical Trial Data Management, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Transfusion 50:1803-5. 2010
    ..The impact of the H1N1 influenza on blood donation is unknown...
  24. pmc Mortality risk amongst nursing home residents evacuated after the Fukushima nuclear accident: a retrospective cohort study
    Shuhei Nomura
    Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e60192. 2013
    ..After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant accident we conducted a retrospective cohort survival survey of elderly evacuees...
  25. pmc Development of a national agreement on human papillomavirus vaccination in Japan: an infodemiology study
    Haruka Nakada
    Institute of Medical Science, Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Internet Res 16:e129. 2014
    ..A national agreement on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination was achieved relatively quickly in Japan as compared to the United States and India...
  26. doi request reprint A report from Fukushima: an assessment of bone health in an area affected by the Fukushima nuclear plant incident
    Takeaki Ishii
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Soma Central Hospital, 3 5 18 Okinouchi, SOMA, Fukushima, 976 0016, Japan
    J Bone Miner Metab 31:613-7. 2013
    ..At this stage, the present study implies that the Fukushima nuclear incident did not bring an acute risk to bone health in the affected areas. ..
  27. pmc Enhancement of collective immunity in Tokyo metropolitan area by selective vaccination against an emerging influenza pandemic
    Masaya M Saito
    Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e72866. 2013
    ..Compared with the random administration of vaccine to all social groups, this design successfully reduces the attack rate across all age groups. ..
  28. doi request reprint Differences in drug approval processes of 3 regulatory agencies: a case study of gemtuzumab ozogamicin
    Tetsuya Tanimoto
    Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, 108 8639, Shirokanedai 4 6 1, Tokyo, Japan
    Invest New Drugs 31:473-8. 2013
    ..The stringent regulation may not be suitable in case of an orphan drug of targeted therapy, and more room should be kept to facilitate effective developments of new anti-neoplastic agents...
  29. doi request reprint Radiotherapy hypofractionation in early breast cancer
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Lancet 372:204; author reply 205. 2008
  30. doi request reprint Treatment for elderly patients with multiple myeloma
    Masaharu Tsubokura
    Lancet 371:983; author reply 984-5. 2008