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  • Mika Baba, Isseki Maeda, +18 authors Hiroya Kinoshita
  • Medicine
  • European journal of cancer
  • 2015 (First Publication: 1 August 2015)
  • PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and accuracy of the Palliative Prognostic Score (PaP score), Delirium-Palliative Prognostic Score (D-PaP score), Palliative PrognosticContinue Reading
  • Takeshi Yamada, Tatsuya Morita, +18 authors Naoki Yamamoto
  • Medicine
  • Cancer
  • 2017 (First Publication: 15 April 2017)
  • BACKGROUND: Survival prediction systems such as the Palliative Prognostic Index (PPI), which includes the Palliative Performance Scale (PPS), are used to estimate survival for terminally illContinue Reading
  • Koji Amano, Tatsuya Morita, Ryohei Tatara, Hirofumi Katayama, Teruaki Uno, Ibuki Takagi
  • Medicine
  • Journal of palliative medicine
  • 2015
  • BACKGROUND Palliative care has a positive effect on many clinical outcomes, yet most referrals to palliative care have occurred late. End-of-life (EOL) cancer care has become increasingly aggressive.Continue Reading
  • Koji Amano, Tatsuya Morita, Jiro Miyamoto, Teruaki Uno, Hirofumi Katayama, Ryohei Tatara
  • Medicine
  • Supportive Care in Cancer
  • 2018 (First Publication: 5 March 2018)
  • PurposeFew studies have investigated the need for nutritional support in advanced cancer patients in palliative care settings. Therefore, we conducted a questionnaire to examine the relationshipContinue Reading
  • Koji Amano, Isseki Maeda, +17 authors Hiroya Kinoshita
  • Medicine
  • Journal of pain and symptom management
  • 2016 (First Publication: 1 May 2016)
  • CONTEXT Plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are elevated in patients with advanced cancer. OBJECTIVES To investigate CRP as a prognostic marker in palliative settings. METHODS This multicenterContinue Reading
  • Koji Amano, Isseki Maeda, +4 authors Ibuki Takagi
  • Medicine
  • BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care
  • 2015 (First Publication: 6 January 2015)
  • Objectives Cancer cachexia creates a large burden for terminally ill patients with cancer. The main causes are a lack of knowledge of cancer cachexia and unsuccessful attempts to increase bodyContinue Reading
  • Koji Amano, Tatsuya Morita, Saori Koshimoto, Teruaki Uno, Hirofumi Katayama, Ryohei Tatara
  • Medicine
  • Supportive Care in Cancer
  • 2018 (First Publication: 1 August 2019)
  • PurposeFew studies have investigated nutrition impact symptoms and eating-related distress among advanced cancer patients and their families. This is a questionnaire survey to examine the severity ofContinue Reading