Hirokazu Furukawa

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The present study investigated which cognitive characteristics, including cancer phobia, self-efficacy, pain-related catastrophizing, and anxiety sensitivity, affect burning mouth syndrome (BMS) symptoms in the Japanese population. A total of 46 BMS patients (44 women and 2 men; mean age, 59.98 +/- 9.57 years; range, 30-79 years) completed a battery of(More)
BACKGROUND Lenke 5C type adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) with a Cobb angle of over 30 degrees has high risk of progression. The need for corrective surgeries for degenerative lumbar scoliosis has been increasing these days and some of those cases are pre-existing type scoliosis. However, it is said to be difficult to differentiate pre-existing type(More)
Purpose Parkinson's Disease (PD) patients are a high-risk population in adult spinal surgery and there is no general consensus regarding the surgical correction of spinal deformity in these patients. We perform long fusion for PD spinal deformity in our institution and this study is a retrospective assessment of the radiological and clinical outcomes of(More)
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