Johji Naito

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AIM High plasma brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations have been observed in patients with ischemic stroke, as well as cardiovascular disease. Furthermore, a recent report suggests that BNP may predict cognitive dysfunction in older patients with cardiovascular disease. The purpose of this study is to estimate the clinical impression of brain(More)
Glucocorticoid (GC) causes bone loss and an increase in bone fragility. However, fracture risk was found to be only partly explained by bone mineral density in GC-treated patients (GC patients). Although GC causes a change in the distribution of fat in the body, the relationship between body composition and fracture risk in GC patients remains unknown. The(More)
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