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Effects of Exercise and Amino Acid Supplementation on Body Composition and Physical Function in Community‐Dwelling Elderly Japanese Sarcopenic Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
To evaluate the effectiveness of exercise and amino acid supplementation in enhancing muscle mass and strength in community‐dwelling elderly sarcopenic women.
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Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of Carcinoma of the Esophagus April 2012 edited by the Japan Esophageal Society
Purpose These guidelines are intended for doctors who are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal carcinoma, for the following purposes: (1) to present the standard practice for theExpand
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Methylene blue delays cellular senescence and enhances key mitochondrial biochemical pathways
Methylene blue (MB) has been used clinically for about a century to treat numerous ailments. We show that MB and other diaminophenothia‐zines extend the life span of human IMR90 fibroblasts in tissueExpand
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Is postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy useful for gallbladder carcinoma?
To the authors' knowledge, the significance of postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy in pancreaticobiliary carcinoma has not yet been clarified. A randomized controlled study evaluated the effect ofExpand
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Imaging of ancient schwannoma.
OBJECTIVE We surveyed the clinical symptoms and radiologic features of ancient schwannoma, a rare variant of schwannoma characterized by degenerative changes. MATERIALS AND METHODS We present theExpand
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Safety of autologous bone marrow‐derived mesenchymal stem cell transplantation for cartilage repair in 41 patients with 45 joints followed for up to 11 years and 5 months
Among autologous somatic stem cells, bone marrow‐derived mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) are the most widely used worldwide to repair not only mesenchymal tissues (bone, cartilage) but also many otherExpand
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Genetic Alterations in Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal cancer is a common malignancy with a striking variation in geographical distribution; a reflection of exposure to specific environmental factors, which are still poorly defined. We discussExpand
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Loss‐of‐function mutations of CHST14 in a new type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome
Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a heterogeneous connective tissue disorder involving skin and joint laxity and tissue fragility. A new type of EDS, similar to kyphoscoliosis type but without lysylExpand
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Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes after open reduction for missed Monteggia fracture-dislocations in children.
BACKGROUND There have been few reports on the long-term outcomes after the operative treatment of missed Monteggia fracture-dislocations in children. The purpose of the present study was to evaluateExpand
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The incremental effect of positron emission tomography on diagnostic accuracy in the initial staging of esophageal carcinoma
The purpose of the current study was to assess whether [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG‐PET) provides incremental value (e.g., additional information on lymph nodeExpand
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