Jun Kumazawa

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OBJECTIVE To investigate trends in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among female commercial sex workers and in their condom use patterns during the period from 1990 to 1993 in Fukuoka, Japan. METHODS The study group consisted of a total of 824 commercial sex workers who attended an STD clinic to undergo screening for STDs including chlamydia,(More)
The acquisition of the multidrug resistance phenotype in human tumours is associated with an overexpression of the 170 kDa P-glycoprotein encoded by the multidrug resistance 1 (MDR1) gene, and also with a 190 kDa membrane ATP-binding protein encoded by a multidrug resistance-associated protein (MRP) gene. Human bladder cancer is a highly malignant neoplasm(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae strains isolated in Japan and, in particular, to examine the possibility of emerging fluoroquinolone resistance. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-nine strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolated in 1992 were tested for susceptibility to 15 antibiotics including fluoroquinolones and were(More)
Urodynamic study of 66 patients with caudal injury and of 7 patients who underwent saddle block was evaluated by putting emphasis on the maximal pressure of the urethra (UPmax). The static pressure of 49.7 +/- 10.8 cm H2O in the membranous urethra of the patients with completely paralyzed sphincter raised the question that some active muscle that functions(More)
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