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  1. ncbi Frequent occurrence of hypoalphalipoproteinemia due to mutant apolipoprotein A-I gene in the population: a population-based survey
    K Yamakawa-Kobayashi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Institute of Community Medicine and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Hum Mol Genet 8:331-6. 1999
  2. ncbi Human leptospirosis cases and the prevalence of rats harbouring Leptospira interrogans in urban areas of Tokyo, Japan
    Nobuo Koizumi
    Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8640, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 58:1227-30. 2009
  3. ncbi Seasonal models of herpangina and hand-foot-mouth disease to simulate annual fluctuations in urban warming in Tokyo
    Mitsuyoshi Urashima
    Department of Pediatrics, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:48-53. 2003
  4. ncbi Novosphingobium tardaugens sp. nov., an oestradiol-degrading bacterium isolated from activated sludge of a sewage treatment plant in Tokyo
    Katsuhiko Fujii
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Muroran Institute of Technology, Mizumoto, Muroran 050 8585, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:47-52. 2003
  5. ncbi [Retinopathy of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants: a Tokyo multicenter study]
    Miina Hiraoka
    Department of Neonatology, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 108:600-5. 2004
  6. ncbi Epidemiology of school urinary screening over a 30 year period in Tokyo
    Takeshi Yanagihara
    Department of Pediatrics, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 49:570-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Pharmaceutical chemicals and endocrine disrupters in municipal wastewater in Tokyo and their removal during activated sludge treatment
    Norihide Nakada
    Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry LOG, Institute of Symbiotic Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8509, Japan
    Water Res 40:3297-303. 2006
  8. ncbi Detection of the antiseptic- and disinfectant-resistance genes qacA, qacB, and qacC in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in a Tokyo hospital
    Jun ichiro Sekiguchi
    International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:288-91. 2004
  9. pmc Bacillus anthracis incident, Kameido, Tokyo, 1993
    Hiroshi Takahashi
    National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:117-20. 2004
  10. ncbi The relationship between obesity and seasonal variation in body weight among elementary school children in Tokyo
    Masako Kobayashi
    National Institute of Public Health, Wako shi 3510197 Japan
    Econ Hum Biol 4:253-61. 2006

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  1. ncbi Frequent occurrence of hypoalphalipoproteinemia due to mutant apolipoprotein A-I gene in the population: a population-based survey
    K Yamakawa-Kobayashi
    Department of Medical Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Institute of Community Medicine and Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8575, Japan
    Hum Mol Genet 8:331-6. 1999
    ..4-14. 4%) in the subjects with low HDL cholesterol levels and 0.3% (95% CI: 0.1-0.8%) in the Japanese population. This suggests that familial hypoalphalipoproteinemia due to apo A-I gene mutations is relatively common...
  2. ncbi Human leptospirosis cases and the prevalence of rats harbouring Leptospira interrogans in urban areas of Tokyo, Japan
    Nobuo Koizumi
    Department of Bacteriology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8640, Japan
    J Med Microbiol 58:1227-30. 2009
    ..as confirmed by laboratory analysis during the last 5 years in our laboratory, who came from urban areas of Tokyo, Japan. All of the patients came into contact with rats before the onset of illness...
  3. ncbi Seasonal models of herpangina and hand-foot-mouth disease to simulate annual fluctuations in urban warming in Tokyo
    Mitsuyoshi Urashima
    Department of Pediatrics, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:48-53. 2003
    ..of herpangina (HA) and hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) associated with weather conditions and calendar months in Tokyo, Japan...
  4. ncbi Novosphingobium tardaugens sp. nov., an oestradiol-degrading bacterium isolated from activated sludge of a sewage treatment plant in Tokyo
    Katsuhiko Fujii
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Muroran Institute of Technology, Mizumoto, Muroran 050 8585, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 53:47-52. 2003
    An oestradiol-degrading bacterium isolated at a sewage treatment plant in Tokyo was studied phenotypically, genotypically and phylogenetically...
  5. ncbi [Retinopathy of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants: a Tokyo multicenter study]
    Miina Hiraoka
    Department of Neonatology, Tokyo Metropolitan Bokutoh Hospital, Japan
    Nihon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 108:600-5. 2004
    ..To investigate how the increase in survival rate in extremely low birth weight (a birth weight of 1,000 g or less) infants had affected the incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and the frequency of laser treatment...
  6. ncbi Epidemiology of school urinary screening over a 30 year period in Tokyo
    Takeshi Yanagihara
    Department of Pediatrics, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Pediatr Int 49:570-6. 2007
    ..A school urinary screening (SUS) system has been conducted for 30 years in Japan, but the cross-sectional data have never been reported or analyzed. The purpose of the present study was to analyze the data epidemiologically...
  7. ncbi Pharmaceutical chemicals and endocrine disrupters in municipal wastewater in Tokyo and their removal during activated sludge treatment
    Norihide Nakada
    Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry LOG, Institute of Symbiotic Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8509, Japan
    Water Res 40:3297-303. 2006
    ..samples of influents and secondary effluents collected seasonally from five municipal sewage treatment plants in Tokyo. Aspirin was most abundant in the influent, with an average concentration of 7300 ng/L (n = 16), followed by ..
  8. ncbi Detection of the antiseptic- and disinfectant-resistance genes qacA, qacB, and qacC in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in a Tokyo hospital
    Jun ichiro Sekiguchi
    International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:288-91. 2004
  9. pmc Bacillus anthracis incident, Kameido, Tokyo, 1993
    Hiroshi Takahashi
    National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:117-20. 2004
  10. ncbi The relationship between obesity and seasonal variation in body weight among elementary school children in Tokyo
    Masako Kobayashi
    National Institute of Public Health, Wako shi 3510197 Japan
    Econ Hum Biol 4:253-61. 2006
    ..We examined seasonal changes in weight for 446 elementary school children in Tokyo in six waves between 1972 and 2004...
  11. ncbi Effects of sarin on the nervous system of subway workers seven years after the Tokyo subway sarin attack
    Koichi Miyaki
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Occup Health 47:299-304. 2005
    This study was designed to assess the after effects of sarin exposure on the nervous system in victims of the Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack, which occurred on 20 March, 1995. We performed a similar study 3 yr after the disaster...
  12. ncbi Modified multiplex PCR for identification of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin substrain Tokyo among clinical isolates
    Masaaki Seki
    Japan BCG Laboratory, 3 1 5 Matsuyama, Kiyose City, Tokyo 204 0022, Japan
    Vaccine 23:3099-102. 2005
    ..We modified their method to improve differentiation of Tokyo 172 from other members of the M...
  13. ncbi Epidemiological and outcome characteristics of major burns in Tokyo
    K Kobayashi
    The Tokyo Burn Unit Association, Department of Trauma and Critical Care Center, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo 173 8606, Japan
    Burns 31:S3-S11. 2005
    The Tokyo Burn Unit Association (TBUA) was established in 1983 funded by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and is organized by 13 burn units in Tokyo...
  14. ncbi [The trends of Vibrio parahaemolyticus foodborne outbreaks in Tokyo: 1989-2000]
    H Obata
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Research Laboratory of Public Health
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 75:485-9. 2001
    The total number of foodborne outbreaks due to Vibrio parahaemolyticus in Tokyo during the last 12 years between 1989 and 2000 were 710...
  15. ncbi Elevated warfarin metabolism in warfarin-resistant roof rats (Rattus rattus) in Tokyo
    Mayumi Ishizuka
    Laboratory of Toxicology, Department of Environmental Veterinary Sciences, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, N18, W9, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 0818, Japan
    Drug Metab Dispos 35:62-6. 2007
    ..We concluded that the mechanism of warfarin resistance in Tokyo roof rats is caused by increased clearance of warfarin.
  16. ncbi Mosquito blood-meal analysis for avian malaria study in wild bird communities: laboratory verification and application to Culex sasai (Diptera: Culicidae) collected in Tokyo, Japan
    Kyeong Soon Kim
    The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Parasitol Res 105:1351-7. 2009
    ..sasai mosquitoes collected in Rinshi-no-mori Park in urban Tokyo, Japan. Of 15 blood meals of C. sasai successfully identified, 86.7% were avian-derived, 13.3% were bovine-derived...
  17. ncbi Serum cholesterol, uric acid and cholinesterase in victims of the Tokyo subway sarin poisoning: a relation with post-traumatic stress disorder
    Mamoru Tochigi
    Department of Psychiatry, Haryugaoka Hospital, Fukushima, Japan
    Neurosci Res 44:267-72. 2002
    ..The present study investigated serum cholesterols, uric acid and cholinesterase in victims of the Tokyo subway sarin poisoning, 1995, in a series of 5-year follow-ups...
  18. ncbi [A case of severe leptospirosis infection (Weil's disease) in Tokyo]
    Keita Masuda
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, St Luke s International Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 84:59-64. 2010
    We report a case of severe leptospirosis infection (Weil's disease) in Tokyo. A 54-year-old man admitted on September 14, 2006, for a 5-day inability to walk due to severe progressive bilateral leg pain, shoulder pain, and fever ..
  19. ncbi Analysis of nidus obliteration rates after gamma knife surgery for arteriovenous malformations based on long-term follow-up data: the University of Tokyo experience
    Masahiro Shin
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 101:18-24. 2004
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  20. ncbi Significance of the complete clearance of peripheral blasts after 7 days of prednisolone treatment in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: the Tokyo Children's Cancer Study Group Study L99-15
    Atsushi Manabe
    Department of Pediatrics, St Luke s International Hospital, 9 1, Akashi cho, Chuo Ku, Tokyo 104 8560, Japan
    Haematologica 93:1155-60. 2008
    ..We evaluated the significance of the complete clearance of peripheral leukemic blasts on survival in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia...
  21. ncbi Frequency and clinical features of intraocular inflammation in Tokyo
    Hiroshi Keino
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:595-601. 2009
    To investigate frequencies and clinical features of intraocular inflammation (uveitis) in Tokyo, Japan.
  22. ncbi Elevated risk of motor vehicle accident for male drivers with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in the Tokyo metropolitan area
    Yoko Komada
    Department of Somnology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 219:11-6. 2009
    ..In conclusion, early diagnosis and treatment of OSAS drivers especially with serious respiratory disorder should be made to prevent multiple MVAs...
  23. ncbi The Tokyo subway sarin attack--lessons learned
    T Okumura
    Department of Acute and Disaster Medicine, Emergency Department, Jutendo University Hospital, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113 8431, Japan
    Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 207:471-6. 2005
    The sarin gas attack in the Tokyo subway system is reviewed from a clinical toxicology perspective. Based on the lessons learned from this attack, the following areas should be addressed on a global scale...
  24. ncbi Effects of human activities and urbanization on groundwater environments: an example from the aquifer system of Tokyo and the surrounding area
    Takeshi Hayashi
    Akita University, Japan
    Sci Total Environ 407:3165-72. 2009
    The Kanto plain that is the largest depositional plain in Japan has the largest urbanized area called Tokyo Metropolitan Area...
  25. ncbi Dietary folate intake, use of folate supplements, lifestyle factors, and serum folate levels among pregnant women in Tokyo, Japan
    Masayo Matsuzaki
    Department of Midwifery and Women s Health, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:971-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the folate status of pregnant women and how it is affected by dietary folate, use of folate supplements, and lifestyle factors (smoking and drinking habits)...
  26. ncbi Research on psychosomatic complaints by senior high school students in Tokyo and their related factors
    Y Takata
    Doctoral Program in Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 55:3-11. 2001
    ..of this study was to clarify the relationships between psychosomatic complaints of senior high school students in Tokyo and the cognition they receive from their fathers, mothers, friends, teachers, and schoolwork and between their ..
  27. ncbi Prevalence of erythromycin-, tetracycline-, and aminoglycoside- resistance genes in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in hospitals in Tokyo and Kumamoto
    Jun ichiro Sekiguchi
    International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo 162 8655, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 57:74-7. 2004
  28. pmc Diagnostic criteria and severity assessment of acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Masahiko Hirota
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Kumamoto University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, 1 1 1 Honjo, Kumamoto, 860 8556, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:78-82. 2007
    ..and criteria for severity assessment was discussed and finalized during an International Consensus Meeting held in Tokyo 2006...
  29. pmc Results of the Tokyo Consensus Meeting Tokyo Guidelines
    Toshihiko Mayumi
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:114-21. 2007
    ..Guidelines together with international experts, and, following the Consensus Meeting, held on April 1-2, 2006, in Tokyo, with the attendance of 300 world experts in the field, the International Guidelines for the Management of Acute ..
  30. ncbi Molecular epidemiology of outbreaks and containment of drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a Tokyo hospital
    Jun ichiro Sekiguchi
    International Medical Center of Japan, 1 21 1 Toyama, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 162 8655, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 13:418-22. 2007
    We witnessed outbreaks of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa at a hospital in Tokyo, Japan, during the period September 2004 through May 2005. The first outbreak occurred in September and October 2004...
  31. ncbi Hospital-based study of the prognostic factors in adult patients with acute community-acquired bacterial meningitis in Tokyo, Japan
    Masaki Ishihara
    Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo
    Intern Med 48:295-300. 2009
    ..Thus, we studied the prognostic factors in adults with community-acquired BM in our hospitals, which are located in Tokyo, Japan, where the rate of antibiotic resistance is high.
  32. ncbi Second-line chemotherapy with biweekly paclitaxel after failure of fluoropyrimidine-based treatment in patients with advanced or recurrent gastric cancer: a report from the gastrointestinal oncology group of the Tokyo cooperative oncology group, TCOG GC-0
    Wasaburo Koizumi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University East Hospital, 2 1 1 Asamizodai, Sagamihara, Kanagawa 228 8520, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 39:713-9. 2009
    ..A multicenter trial was conducted to evaluate the efficacy and safety of paclitaxel every 2 weeks in patients with advanced or recurrent gastric cancer who had previously received fluoropyrimidine-based chemotherapy...
  33. pmc Temperature and air pollution as risk factors for heat stroke in Tokyo, July and August 1980-1995
    W T Piver
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:911-6. 1999
    ..with prolonged exposures to high air temperatures that usually occur in the summer months of July and August in Tokyo, Japan...
  34. ncbi Surveillance of mosquitoes and crows for West Nile virus in the Tokyo metropolitan area
    Yukiko Tabei
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Public Health, Tokyo 169 0073, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 60:413-6. 2007
  35. ncbi Differential prevalence of HIV type 1 subtype B and CRF01_AE among different sexual transmission groups in Tokyo, Japan, as revealed by subtype-specific PCR
    Shingo Kato
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 19:1057-63. 2003
    We determined the subtype of HIV-1 in 89 infected individuals attending three reference hospitals located in the Tokyo metropolitan area of Japan...
  36. ncbi [Multiple sclerosis in Tokyo Metropolitan Neurological Hospital: from the view points of north latitude and Japan's rapid economic growth]
    Yoko Warabi
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 43:432-3. 2003
  37. pmc Preparedness for the spread of influenza: prohibition of traffic, school closure, and vaccination of children in the commuter towns of Tokyo
    Hidenori Yasuda
    Department of Mathematics, Josai University, Saitama, Sakado, Japan
    J Urban Health 85:619-35. 2008
    In Greater Tokyo, many people commute by train between the suburbs and downtown Tokyo for 1 to 2 h per day...
  38. ncbi Self-help groups reduce mortality risk: a 5-year follow-up study of alcoholics in the Tokyo metropolitan area
    Ichiro Masudomi
    Section of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:551-7. 2004
    ..Alcoholics who attended self-help groups differed from those who did not, with regard to mortality experience. Attending a self-help group represented the most important predictor of prognosis for alcoholics...
  39. pmc Unusual cases of acute cholecystitis and cholangitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Hideki Yasuda
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University Chiba Medical Center, 3426 3 Anesaki, Ichihara, Chiba, 299 0111, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:98-113. 2007
    ..This article discusses the individual characteristics, diagnostic criteria, treatment guidelines, and prognosis of these unusual types of biliary tract infection...
  40. ncbi Evaluation of population-level ecological risks of dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyl exposure to fish-eating birds in Tokyo Bay and its vicinity
    Wataru Naito
    Research Center for Chemical Risk Management, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, 16 1 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8569, Japan
    Integr Environ Assess Manag 3:68-78. 2007
    ..assessments of the ecological risks of dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure to fish-eating birds in Tokyo Bay and its vicinity were performed to judge the need for risk management measures to protect aquatic wildlife ..
  41. ncbi Severe myoclonic epilepsy in infants--a review based on the Tokyo Women's Medical University series of 84 cases
    H Oguni
    Department of Pediatrics, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162, Japan
    Brain Dev 23:736-48. 2001
    ..This spectrum concept appropriately explains the clinical variabilities between SME and SMEB during early childhood...
  42. ncbi Prognostic implications of inhalation injury in burn patients in Tokyo
    Masaru Suzuki
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Burns 31:331-6. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the impact of inhalation injury on burn patients' mortality in Tokyo. Of 6416 patients admitted to 13 burn facilities of the Tokyo Burn Unit Association between 1984 and 2002; the ..
  43. ncbi Regional and seasonal characteristics of emission sources of fine airborne particulate matter collected in the center and suburbs of Tokyo, Japan as determined by multielement analysis and source receptor models
    Akihiro Iijima
    Gunma Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, 378 Kamioki, Maebashi, Gunma 371 0052, Japan
    J Environ Monit 10:1025-32. 2008
    ..airborne particulate matter (d < 2 microm), monthly samples (n = 36 for each site) were collected at urban (Tokyo), suburban (Maebashi), and mountainous (Akagi) sites in Japan from April 2003 to March 2006...
  44. pmc Antimicrobial therapy for acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Masahiro Yoshida
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:83-90. 2007
    ..When causative organisms are identified, the antimicrobial drug should be changed for a narrower-spectrum antimicrobial agent on the basis of the species and their susceptibility testing results...
  45. ncbi Dietary intake of toxic and essential trace elements by the children and parents living in Tokyo Metropolitan Area, Japan
    N N Aung
    Institute of Environmental Studies, University of Tokyo, Hongo 7 3 1 Bunkyo ku Tokyo 113 8656, Japan
    Food Addit Contam 23:883-94. 2006
    ..56 and 2.72 mg day-1), zinc (4.93 and 6.75 mg day-1), and molybdenum (103 and 131 microg day-1) were close to the recommended values. Concentrations of chromium, nickel and selenium were lower than the detection limits in most cases...
  46. ncbi Concentrations, enrichment and predominant sources of Sb and other trace elements in size classified airborne particulate matter collected in Tokyo from 1995 to 2004
    Naoki Furuta
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, 1 13 27 Kasuga, Tokyo, 112 8551, Japan
    J Environ Monit 7:1155-61. 2005
    ..the university building (45 m above ground) in the campus of Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, using an Anderson low volume air sampler...
  47. pmc Background: Tokyo Guidelines for the management of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis
    Tadahiro Takada
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:1-10. 2007
    ..Finally, an International Consensus Meeting took place in Tokyo, on 1-2 April, 2006, to obtain international agreement on diagnostic criteria, severity assessment, and management.
  48. ncbi Surgical intervention for anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery: the Tokyo experience
    Y Isomatsu
    Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, The Heart Institute of Japan, Tokyo Women's Medical University, 8-1 Kawadacho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8666, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:792-7. 2001
    ..We recommend that the simultaneous mitral annuloplasty should be performed at the time of operation for patients who have mitral incompetence with anomalous origin of the left coronary artery...
  49. ncbi Annual incidence and clinical characteristics of type 2 diabetes in children as detected by urine glucose screening in the Tokyo metropolitan area
    Tatsuhiko Urakami
    Department of Pediatrics, Nihon University School of Medicine, 1 8 13 Kandasurugadai Chiyoda ku, 101 8309 Tokyo, Japan
    Diabetes Care 28:1876-81. 2005
    This study investigates the annual incidence and clinical characteristics of type 2 diabetes among school-aged children as detected by urine glucose screening from 1974 to 2002 in the Tokyo metropolitan area.
  50. ncbi The input-output balance of cadmium in a paddy field of Tokyo
    Tetsuro Kikuchi
    Graduate School of Bio Applications and Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2 24 16, Naka cho, Koganei, Tokyo 184 8588, Japan
    Chemosphere 67:920-7. 2007
    ..into the above-ground biomass of rice plants and leaching) of cadmium (Cd) in a contaminated paddy field in Tokyo. The cadmium concentrations of irrigated water, open-bulk precipitation, soil solution (leaching water), rice ..
  51. ncbi Social course patterns of urban dwellers with tuberculosis under fragile living conditions in Tokyo, Japan
    Masashi Kizuki
    Health Promotion, Department of International Health Development, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
    J Epidemiol 16:167-75. 2006
    ..We examined the social courses of fragile-living urban dwellers with tuberculosis without customary and regular access to a conventional residence and investigated the factors associated with interruption of treatment...
  52. ncbi Influence of paint chips on lead concentration in the soil of public playgrounds in Tokyo
    Michie Takaoka
    Institute of Environmental Studies, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    J Environ Monit 8:393-8. 2006
    Lead concentration in the surface soils from 31 playgrounds in a ward in Tokyo was measured to examine if paint chips, peeled off from playing equipment installed in the playgrounds, contribute to elevated Pb concentration in the soil of ..
  53. ncbi Morbidity of Tokyo-area centenarians and its relationship to functional status
    Michiyo Takayama
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, and Health Care Center, Tokyo, 160 8582 Japan
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:774-82. 2007
    ..We examined Tokyo-area centenarians to determine their kinds of morbidity profiles and how such morbidity related to their ..
  54. pmc Methods and timing of biliary drainage for acute cholangitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Masato Nagino
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8550, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:68-77. 2007
    ..Cholecystectomy is recommended in patients with gallbladder stones, following the resolution of acute cholangitis with medical treatment, unless the patient has poor operative risk factors or declines surgery...
  55. ncbi Efficacy of metronidazole as second-line drug for the treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in the Japanese population: a multicenter study in the Tokyo Metropolitan Area
    Takeshi Matsuhisa
    Tokyo Hp Study Group, Division of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Tokyo Medical Center, 2 5 1 Higashigaoka, Meguro ku, Tokyo 152 8902 corrected Japan
    Helicobacter 11:152-8. 2006
    ..The Tokyo Hp Study Group examined the eradication rate in response to a second-line regimen consisting of proton pump ..
  56. ncbi A seasonal model to simulate influenza oscillation in Tokyo
    Mitsuyoshi Urashima
    Department of Pediatrics, Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo 105 8461, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 56:43-7. 2003
    ..model to simulate the oscillation of the number of influenza cases with weather conditions and calendar months in Tokyo, Japan, during the winter season...
  57. ncbi Dendritic cell immunotherapy for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma: University of Tokyo experience
    Takeshi Azuma
    Departments of Urology, Cell Therapy and Transplantation and Transfusion Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Urol 9:340-6. 2002
    ..A clinical study of immunotherapy using cultured DC loaded with tumor antigen, for patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) was performed...
  58. pmc Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus coagulase type VII isolates from staphylococcal food poisoning outbreaks (1980-1995) in Tokyo, Japan, by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    A Shimizu
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kobe University, Nada Ku, Kobe shi, Hyogo 657 0013, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 38:3746-9. 2000
    ..type VII strains have been the strains most frequently isolated from staphylococcal food poisoning outbreaks in Tokyo, Japan...
  59. pmc Characterization of pollen dispersion in the neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan in the spring of 2005 and 2006
    Yoshinaga Ishibashi
    Department of Molecular Predictive Medicine and Sport Science, Kyorin University, School of Medicine, 6 20 2 Shinkawa, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 5:76-85. 2008
    ..cedar pollen and Japanese cypress seasons in 2005 and 2006 by the use of Durham's pollen trap method in and around Tokyo, Japan...
  60. ncbi The Tokyo subway sarin attack: disaster management, Part 2: Hospital response
    T Okumura
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 5:618-24. 1998
    The Tokyo subway sarin attack was the second documented incident of nerve gas poisoning in Japan. The authors report how St. Luke's Hospital dealt with this disaster from the viewpoint of disaster management...
  61. pmc Effect of environmental factors on the relationship between concentrations of coprostanol and fecal indicator bacteria in tropical (Mekong Delta) and temperate (Tokyo) freshwaters
    Kei O Isobe
    Faculty of Agriculture, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Fuchu, Tokyo 183 8509, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 70:814-21. 2004
    ..Water samples were collected from the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, during wet and dry seasons, and from Tokyo, Japan, during summer, the aftermath of a typhoon, and winter...
  62. pmc Surgical treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Yuichi Yamashita
    Department of Surgery, Fukuoka University Hospital, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, 7 45 1 Nanakuma, Jonan ku, Fukuoka, 814 0180, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:91-7. 2007
    ..These Guidelines describe the timing of and the optimal surgical treatment of acute cholecystitis in a question-and-answer format...
  63. pmc Flowcharts for the diagnosis and treatment of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Fumihiko Miura
    Department of Surgery, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2 11 1 Kaga, Itabashi ku, Tokyo, 173 8605, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:27-34. 2007
    ..Delayed elective cholecystectomy may be performed after initial treatment with gallbladder drainage and improvement of the patient's general medical condition...
  64. ncbi Narratives by Japanese mothers with chronic mental illness in the Tokyo metropolitan area: their feelings toward their children and perceptions of their children's feelings
    Rie Ueno
    Department of Family Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nerv Ment Dis 196:522-30. 2008
    ..Implications for support are discussed and directions for future research are presented...
  65. ncbi Effectiveness of a community leaders' programme to promote healthy lifestyles in Tokyo, Japan
    S Yajima
    Health Promotion/International Health, Division of Public Health, Graduate School of Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    Health Promot Int 16:235-43. 2001
    ..intervention sample (INT group) was selected from programme participants from 13 municipalities in the greater Tokyo area. A questionnaire survey was carried out with the INT group and a general population group (REF group)...
  66. ncbi Registry of adolescent and young adult twins in the Tokyo area
    Chizuru Shikishima
    Department of Human Sciences, Faculty of Letters, Keio University, Japan
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:811-6. 2006
    ..A population-based twin registry was constructed by the KTP through the use of official residential records in the Tokyo area, and to date requests to participate in our research have generated 1040 pairs of twins and triplets of age ..
  67. ncbi The Tokyo subway sarin attack: disaster management, Part 1: Community emergency response
    T Okumura
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 5:613-7. 1998
    The Tokyo subway sarin attack was the second documented incident of nerve gas poisoning in Japan. Prior to the Tokyo subway sarin attack, there had never been such a large-scale disaster caused by nerve gas in peacetime history...
  68. pmc Techniques of biliary drainage for acute cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Toshio Tsuyuguchi
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine Chiba University, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba, 260 8677, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:46-51. 2007
    ..To clarify the clinical value of these drainage methods, proper randomized trials should be done. This article describes techniques of drainage for acute cholecystitis...
  69. ncbi Etiology of non-B non-C hepatocellular carcinoma in the eastern district of Tokyo
    Hiroshi Abe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Jikei University School of Medicine, Aoto Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 43:967-74. 2008
    ..This study was carried out to clarify the carcinogenic factors associated with nonviral hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...
  70. ncbi An ex post cost-benefit analysis of the nitrogen dioxide air pollution control program in Tokyo
    A S Voorhees
    Department of Public Health and Occupational Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 50:391-410. 2000
    The benefits and costs of past nitrogen dioxide (NO2) control policies were calculated for Tokyo, Japan, using environmental, economic, political, demographic, and medical data from 1973 to 1994...
  71. ncbi [Recovery and its evaluation of Shigella bacilli or Salmonella from healthy food handlers in Tokyo (1961-1997)]
    S Yamada
    Tama Blanch Laboratory, Tokyo Metropolitan Research Laboratory of Public Health
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 73:758-65. 1999
    Since 1961, recovery of Shigella bachilli from healthy food handlers in Tokyo has been carrying out, and detection of Salmonella carriers has also been adding from 1980. Recovery rate of Shigella has decreased from 0...
  72. ncbi Factors predisposing to HTLV-1 infection in residents of the greater Tokyo area
    Kaoru Uchimaru
    Department of Hematology Oncology, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Hematol 88:565-70. 2008
    ..Because many people move from endemic areas to the greater Tokyo area, the geographic distribution might have changed...
  73. ncbi Dietary patterns and stomach cancer among middle-aged male workers in Tokyo
    Motofumi Masaki
    Dept of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Showa University School of Medicine, Hatanodai, Tokyo 142 8555, Japan
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 4:61-6. 2003
    ..analysis using food consumption questionnaire in a prospective study of 5,765 middle-aged male workers in Tokyo. After 10 years of follow-up between September 1988 and August 1998, 84 incident cases of stomach cancer were ..
  74. ncbi Prevalence and prognosis of patients with heart failure in Tokyo: a prospective cohort of Shinken Database 2004-5
    Ayumi Goda
    The Cardiovascular Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Heart J 50:609-25. 2009
    ..This prospective cohort study identified the prevalence, prognosis, and risk factors in HF patients to provide a basis for therapeutic management in Japan...
  75. ncbi Detection of dengue virus-infected patients among passengers at the quarantine station of the New Tokyo International Airport
    Masaki Takahashi
    Narita Airport Quarantine Station, New Tokyo International Airport, Passenger Terminal 2, Japan
    Jpn J Infect Dis 55:215-6. 2002
  76. ncbi Psycho-physiological effects of the terrorist sarin attack on the Tokyo subway system
    N Kawana
    St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Mil Med 166:23-6. 2001
    The investigation describes the follow-up of the victims of the 1995 Tokyo sarin attack who were followed by a team at the St. Luke's International Hospital. A symptom questionnaire ("St...
  77. ncbi Insomnia as a sequela of sarin toxicity several years after exposure in Tokyo subway trains
    Tomoyuki Kawada
    Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8602, Japan
    Percept Mot Skills 100:1121-6. 2005
    More than 5,000 passengers on Tokyo subway trains were injured with toxic chemicals including the nerve gas "sarin" on March 20, 1995...
  78. ncbi Ferrimonas futtsuensis sp. nov. and Ferrimonas kyonanensis sp. nov., selenate-reducing bacteria belonging to the Gammaproteobacteria isolated from Tokyo Bay
    Tatsunori Nakagawa
    NITE Biological Resource Center, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation NITE, Kazusakamatari 2 5 8, Kisarazu, Chiba 292 0818, Japan
    Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 56:2639-45. 2006
    ..Both sources of the samples were collected from the coast of Tokyo Bay, Japan. Cells were Gram-negative rods and motile by means of a polar flagellum...
  79. ncbi Post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in victims of Tokyo subway attack: a 5-year follow-up study
    Toshiyuki Ohtani
    Department of Psychiatry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:624-9. 2004
    Sarin gas was dispersed in a Tokyo subway in 1995. This study investigates the mental and somatic symptoms of the 34 victims 5 years after the attack...
  80. ncbi The Tokyo subway sarin attack: disaster management, Part 3: National and international responses
    T Okumura
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Luke s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 5:625-8. 1998
    The authors report the national and international responses to the disaster produced by the Tokyo subway sarin attack...
  81. ncbi [Serovar-distribution and drug-resistance of Salmonella strains isolated from domestic and imported cases in 1990-1994 in Tokyo]
    S Matsushita
    Department of Microbiology, Tokyo Metropolitan Research Laboratory of Public Health
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 70:42-50. 1996
    ..3,647 non-typhoidal Salmonella strains consisting of 2,655 domestic strains and 992 imported strains isolated in Tokyo from 1990 to 1994, were examined for their serovar-distribution and their drug-resistance...
  82. ncbi Incidence of von Hippel-Lindau disease in hemangioblastoma patients: the University of Tokyo Hospital experience from 1954-1998
    S Sora
    Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 143:893-6. 2001
    ..the incidence in Japan, we retrospectively analyzed all hemangioblastoma patients treated at The University of Tokyo Hospital from 1954 to 1998...
  83. ncbi Unselective use of intranasal mupirocin ointment for controlling propagation of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a thoracic surgery ward
    Namiko Mori
    Department of Infection Control and Prevention, University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
    J Infect Chemother 11:231-3. 2005
    ..We consider that the unselective application of mupirocin ointment is one of the effective measures to control MRSA propagation in a thoracic surgery unit...
  84. ncbi Comparison of high-functioning atypical autism and childhood autism by Childhood Autism Rating Scale-Tokyo version
    Chieko Kanai
    Department of Mental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 58:217-21. 2004
    ..0 +/- 0.5 years) were compared with 21 HCA children (mean: 8.2 +/- 1.1 years) on the Childhood Autism Rating Scale-Tokyo version (CARS-TV)...
  85. ncbi Prospective study of antibiotic protocols for managing surgical site infections in children
    Satoko Ichikawa
    Department of Pediatric General and Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1002-7; discussion 1007. 2007
    ..We adopted antibiotic (Ab) protocols for managing surgical site infections in children and assessed their effectiveness...
  86. ncbi [Current situation of the malaria inspection in Jikei University Hospital]
    Junko Tanno
    Central Clinical Laboratories, Jikei University Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8461
    Rinsho Byori 52:212-6. 2004
    ..Thus it would be a very useful and accurate strategy to use this antigen detection kit in a routine laboratory check up...
  87. ncbi A study on the needs of medical, maternal and child health care in Chinese women students at the University of Tokyo
    Yan Hong Gu
    Department of Pediatrics, Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 204:71-8. 2004
    According to the information provided by the University of Tokyo (UT) in 2001, 317 Chinese women students were enrolled in the UT, and 88% of them were graduate students...
  88. ncbi Children's dental health: British expatriate residents in Tokyo, Japan
    Yuko Mikami
    Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Int Dent J 53:280-4. 2003
    To identify in expatriate British parents resident in Tokyo, Japan, their levels of dental health knowledge, patterns of dental health behaviour, and caries status of their children compared to Japanese children.
  89. ncbi [A clinical study of death in profound mental retardation with motor disturbance]
    A Ishizaki
    Metropolitan Medical Center of Severely Handicapped, Fuchu
    No To Hattatsu 22:357-63. 1990
    ..m. or between 6 and 9 p.m...
  90. ncbi Morbidity prevalence rate of kawasaki disease assessed by single cross-sectional history-taking
    Taeko Tsuji
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Heart J 48:615-21. 2007
    ..A total of 9,965 consecutive freshmen at the University of Tokyo were the subject of a questionnaire...
  91. ncbi Clinical and mycological study of occult tinea pedis and tinea unguium in dermatological patients from Tokyo
    Y Ogasawara
    Department of Dermatology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Mycoses 46:114-9. 2003
    ..morbid conditions that could be termed occult athlete's foot, in patients visiting a dermatology clinic in Tokyo, Japan, for the first time, for other complaints...
  92. ncbi A seasonal variation in the onset of postoperative adhesive small bowel obstruction is related to changes in the climate
    N Hiki
    Department of Surgery, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyou ku, Tokyo 113 8655, Japan
    Dig Liver Dis 36:125-9. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the influence of climate on the incidence of postoperative small bowel obstruction...
  93. pmc Definitions, pathophysiology, and epidemiology of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Yasutoshi Kimura
    First Department of Surgery, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, S 1, W 16, Chuo Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8543, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:15-26. 2007
    ..Variations in treatment and risk factors influencing the mortality rates indicate the necessity for standardized diagnostic, treatment, and severity assessment criteria...
  94. pmc Need for criteria for the diagnosis and severity assessment of acute cholangitis and cholecystitis: Tokyo Guidelines
    Miho Sekimoto
    Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Konoe cho, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 606 8501, Japan
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 14:11-4. 2007
    The Tokyo Guidelines formulate clinical guidance for healthcare providers regarding the diagnosis, severity assessment, and treatment of acute cholangitis and acute cholecystitis...
  95. ncbi Approach to obstructive sleep apnea syndrome at Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital
    Tsuneya Nakajima
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital, 5 11 13 Sugano, Ichikawa, Chiba 272 8513, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 45:181-7. 2004
    ..We examined 112 patients who visited the Otolaryngology Department at Tokyo Dental College, Ichikawa General Hospital, with the chief complaint of nocturnal snoring or sleep apnea from ..
  96. ncbi Water systems and urban sanitation: a historical comparison of Tokyo and Singapore
    Yurina Otaki
    Interfaculty Initiatives in Information Studies, University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 133 0033, Japan
    J Water Health 5:259-65. 2007
    ..In this research, we focused on the Asian cities of Tokyo and Singapore, which both developed significantly in the 20th century...
  97. ncbi [Otitis media with effusion: a study of 346 cases in an outpatient clinic]
    Hiroshi Ogawa
    Ogawa Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, Tokyo
    Nihon Jibiinkoka Gakkai Kaiho 105:863-72. 2002
    ..The peak incidence of OME was similar to that of recurrent suppurative otitis media in children, so a seminal precipitating factor appears to result in these 2 conditions...
  98. ncbi Measles outbreak in a suburb of Tokyo, Japan, in 1998-1999
    Natsuki Nakajima
    Department of Pediatrics, St Marianna University, School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Japan
    Scand J Infect Dis 35:495-7. 2003
    ..The measles strain isolated from patients was classified as a D3 genotype. Such outbreaks are important epidemiologically, and these findings shed light on vaccination and immunity patterns in this urban population...
  99. ncbi Cutaneous lymphomas in Tokyo: analysis of 62 cases in a dermatology clinic
    T Ishiji
    Department of Dermatology, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Dermatol 40:37-40. 2001
    ..OBJECTIVE: This study was undertaken to analyse the incidence of cutaneous lymphomas in Tokyo. METHODS: The clinical records and histologic material from 50 patients with lymphomas of the skin and 12 patients ..
  100. ncbi Change of hepatitis B virus genotypes in acute and chronic infections in Japan
    Mariko Kobayashi
    Research Institute for Hepatology, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Med Virol 80:1880-4. 2008
    ..from 1971 to 2005, 153 patients with acute and 4,277 with chronic HBV infection visited the Toranomon Hospital in Tokyo, Japan. They were grouped into seven 5-year periods, and HBV genotypes/subgenotypes were determined...
  101. ncbi [Change in the age-distribution of measles patients admitted to our hospital from 1981 to 2002]
    Naohide Takayama
    Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital
    Kansenshogaku Zasshi 77:488-92. 2003
    ..Relative increase in adult inpatients of measles is speculated to result from the increase in number of adult susceptible to measles because they were not vaccinated against measles and did not contracted measles...

Research Grants27

  1. Mechanism and Treatment of nerve agent-induced seizures
    Jaideep Kapur; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Seizures were also observed in humans exposed to nerve agent poisoning during the Iran-Iraq war, and in the Tokyo subway attacks where sarin and VX were used. The mechanism of OP-induced seizures remains uncertain...
  2. Developmental neurotoxicity of sarin and soman in guinea pigs
    Edson X Albuquerque; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, during the 1995 terrorist attack with sarin in the Tokyo subway, pregnant women who sought medical attention after presenting mild signs of OP intoxication received no ..
  3. Next Generation Oxime Therapeutic for Chemical Agent Inhibited CNS (Brain) ChEs
    Richard K Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The chemical agent sarin was used in the Tokyo subway terrorist event in 1995 and resulted in long-term neuronal sequelae...
  4. 16th International Congress of Mucosal Immunology (ICMI 2013)
    Joanne L Viney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This ICMI follows 15 successful biennial meetings, recently held in Paris is 2011, Boston in 2009 and Tokyo in 2007, wherein nearly 1,000 scientists in the broad fields of mucosal immunology assembled...
  5. Developing GalR 1/2 Agonists to Treat Nerve Gas Induced Seizure
    Tamas Bartfai; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Exposure to organophosphate nerve gases (OP-NG), on the battle field or through terrorist actions like the Tokyo subway incident, leads to convulsions, respiratory failure, and ultimately death...
  6. Improved standard of care reactivaters and facilitative transport into the centra
    GREGORY EDWARD GARCIA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Tokyo sarin attack in 1995 with 5500 casualties and immense impact on the emergency health services demonstrates the ..
  7. Predoctoral Training in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
    Thomas D Tullius; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and Systems Biology, a joint undertaking of computational biology graduate training programs in Boston, Kyoto/Tokyo, and Berlin;(2) the Challenge Project, which offers teams of first-year trainees the opportunity to do original ..
  8. Psychogenic illness in response to pandemic or mass biological exposure: Developm
    Joan E Broderick; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..has been described as "a monsoon of the worried well" in some situations, such as the sarin release in the Tokyo subway system in 1995 in which Tokyo hospitals were overwhelmed...
  9. Training Program for the Visual Sciences
    DAVID RICHARD COPENHAGEN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..positions at universities, medical schools and dedicated biomedical research institutes such as the Riken in Tokyo. Another 14% remain in research in an academic setting and another 14% have taken an industrial position in ..
  10. Therapeutics against chemical threat induced respiratory toxicity
    MADHUSOODANA NAMBIAR; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..toxic chemical exposure in the Iran-Iraq- war, the accidental release of methyl isocyanate in Bhopal, India, the Tokyo subway sarin attack, and the hostage crisis in Moscow...
  11. Genetic influences and T-cell activation in Kawasaki Disease
    Jane Burns; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..by our laboratory and DNA from Japanese KD patients, our collaborator, Yoshi Onuochi at Riken Institute in Tokyo, Japan, has discovered a novel, functional single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) that plays a role in IL-2 ..
  12. 3RD BIENNIAL MEETING--PHOTODYNAMIC ASSOCIATION
    Thomas Dougherty; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..the International Photodynamic Association was founded in 1986 and has since organized two successful meetings (Tokyo, 1986; London, 1988)...
  13. CLINICAL MONITOR OF DIABETIC LENSES BY FLUORESCENCE
    Nai Teng Yu; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..In the face of active commercial and academic interests from Japan (Prof. A. Mizuno, Jikei University, Tokyo, and Kowa Optical Inc.) it is important for us not to lost the initiatives in this area of research...
  14. 14th International Congress of Mucosal Immunology
    Richard Blumberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This ICMI follows 13 successful biennial meetings, recently held in Tokyo in 2007 and Boston in 2005 where in early 800 scientists in the broad fields of mucosal immunology assembled at ..
  15. SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF MUCOSAL IMMUNOLOGY
    Jiri Mestecky; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The last two Congresses (London, 1989 and Tokyo, 1990) clearly indicate the International scope of Mucosal Immunology...
  16. HEALTH AND WELL BEING AMONG OLDER-OLD US AND JAPAN
    Jersey Liang; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..of the collaboration initiated in 1986 by the University of Michigan Institute of Gerontology (M/IoG) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology (TMIG)...
  17. FN FAK SIGNALING AXIS AND TUMORIGENESIS
    Dusko Ilic; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Dr. Ili knocked out the focal adhesion kinase (FAK) gene in mice while a graduate student at the University of Tokyo. Major insights from the phenotype were that FAK is likely involved in focal adhesion site turnover, rather than ..
  18. FIFTH INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON AMMONIAGENESIS
    Anton Schoolwerth; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..to be held in conjunction with the XIth International Congress of Nephrology, which is being held in Tokyo, Japan, July 15-20, 1989...
  19. INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON HUMAN CHROMOSOME 3
    Susan Naylor; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..The workshop will be two days in march, 1992 at the Eisai Convention Room, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan...
  20. The Werner Syndrome Protein in DNA Replication, Mutagenesis and Genomic Stability
    Lawrence A Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..All of the procedures have been established and are ongoing in our laboratory and can be completed within two years. ..
  21. CREATING MUTANT ENZYMES FOR GENE THERAPY OF CANCER
    LAWRENCE LOEB; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. LETHAL MUTAGENESIS OF HIV BY DEOXYNUCLEOSIDE ANALOGS
    LAWRENCE LOEB; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  23. OXYGEN INDUCED DNA DAMAGE, MUTATIONS AND CANCER
    LAWRENCE LOEB; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Even a modest, 2-fold, decrease could increase the latent period before disease is manifested clinically and thus reduce cancer mortality. ..
  24. Environmental Mutagen Society, 34th Annual Meeting
    LAWRENCE LOEB; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Awards will be made to US speakers whose major area of interest is in carcinogenesis. ..
  25. Effects/Prenatal Alcohol Exposure/Dermatoglyphic Traits
    DARRYL HOLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This would enable mapping of the periods of development most sensitive to prenatal alcohol exposure. ..
  26. RNA editing and its inhibition of HIV-1 replication in human macrophage
    Yoshihiko Hoshino; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will establish if ADAR1 impacts on viral replication and mutation and will be the basis of further investigation on the impact of drug abuse on the expression of ADAR1. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..