Naoko Kinoshita

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Cardiovascular disease is a major complication in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). The accumulation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) is facilitated in these patients. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between circulating AGEs and cardiovascular events in hemodialysis patients. The plasma level of pentosidine, a(More)
This paper reports research investigating the validity of using Pairwise Variability Indexes in research into the second language acquisition of speech rhythm. Findings determined that 1) expert native-speakers rate non-native speaker rhythm based on a common factor, and 2) part of that common factor can be accounted for by the use of vocalic pairwise(More)
Title Malignant Lymphoma of the Brain Associated with Multiple SclerosisLike Manifestations Author(s) Kishikawa, Masao; Takaki, Yoshihide; Honda, Minoru; Iseki, Masachika; Nishimori, Issei; Fujii, Hideharu; Namiki, Hideo; Shibuya, Noritoshi; Kinoshita, Naoko Citation Acta Medica Nagasakiensia. 1986, 31(1-4), p.1-13 Issue Date 1986-10 URL(More)
BACKGROUND Scleroderma renal crisis is an important complication of scleroderma (systemic sclerosis) that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. On the other hand, hyponatremia has never been reported in patients with scleroderma renal crisis. CASE PRESENTATION A 66-year-old man with scleroderma was admitted to our hospital for an(More)
This study reports research into the development of perception of special mora categories by Korean learners of Japanese as a second language. First, a test which measured boundary width and the boundary point of distinction between singletons and special mora was used to establish participants’ categorical perception across four levels of proficiency. Then(More)
Patients with bacterial endocarditis often have renal complications. This report presents the case of an elderly man with rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) associated with subacute bacterial endocarditis (SBE) due to Enterococcus faecalis infection. The patient was positive for anti-proteinase 3-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (PR3-ANCA) and(More)
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