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Succession and growth rates of encrusting crustose coralline algae (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales) in the upper fore-reef environment off Ishigaki Island, Ryukyu Islands
- S. Matsuda
- Coral Reefs
Observations were made on the succession and growth rates of crustose coralline algae growing in situ on artificial substrata in a shallow fore-reef environment on Ishigaki Island, Ryukyu Islands.… Expand
Body mass index and outcomes following gastrointestinal cancer surgery in Japan
- H. Yasunaga, H. Horiguchi, S. Matsuda, K. Fushimi, H. Hashimoto, J. Ayanian
- The British journal of surgery
- 1 September 2013
Recent studies in the USA have shown a lower postoperative mortality rate in mildly obese patients, described as the ‘obesity paradox’. The results from the relatively obese population in Western… Expand
Mortality and morbidity of hepatectomy, radiofrequency ablation, and embolization for hepatocellular carcinoma: a national survey of 54,145 patients
BackgroundReported mortalities and morbidities of therapeutic procedures for liver tumors vary between studies, because of different designs and small sample sizes. We investigated the mortalities… Expand
Intussusception among Japanese children: an epidemiologic study using an administrative database
- M. Takeuchi, T. Osamura, H. Yasunaga, H. Horiguchi, H. Hashimoto, S. Matsuda
- BMC Pediatrics
- 22 March 2012
BackgroundThe epidemiology of intussusception, including its incidence, can vary between different countries. The aim of this study was to describe the epidemiology of childhood intussusception in… Expand
Mortality and morbidity in dialysis-dependent patients undergoing spinal surgery: analysis of a national administrative database in Japan.
- H. Chikuda, H. Yasunaga, +4 authors K. Nakamura
- The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
- 7 March 2012
BACKGROUND The impact of dialysis dependence on perioperative risks following spinal surgery is not fully understood. The purposes of the present study were to determine the perioperative risks in… Expand
The burden of Clostridium difficile-associated disease following digestive tract surgery in Japan.
- H. Yasunaga, H. Horiguchi, H. Hashimoto, S. Matsuda, K. Fushimi
- The Journal of hospital infection
- 1 November 2012
BACKGROUND Although surgery is considered a risk for Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD), large-scale data on outcomes of postsurgical CDAD are rare. AIM Using the Japanese Diagnosis… Expand
Multivariate analysis of factors influencing medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations based on a national administrative database.
- A. Murata, S. Matsuda, +7 authors H. Horiguchi
- Digestive and liver disease : official journal of…
- 1 February 2012
BACKGROUND Little information is available on the analysis of medical costs of acute pancreatitis hospitalizations. AIM This study aimed to determine the factors affecting medical costs of patients… Expand
Risk factors affecting inhospital mortality after hip fracture: retrospective analysis using the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination Database
Objective To identify risk factors for inhospital mortality in patients with hip fractures using the Japanese Diagnosis Procedure Combination (DPC) nationwide administrative claims database. Design… Expand
Seasonality of preterm births in Japan.
Seasonal variations in the proportion of preterm births in Japan from January 1979 to December 1983 are analysed using a traditional method of time-series analysis, which divides the variation in a… Expand
Intervention study of exercise program for oral function in healthy elderly people.
- Haruhisa Ibayashi, Y. Fujino, T. Pham, S. Matsuda
- The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine
- 1 July 2008
In Japan, one of the duties of the long-term care insurance system is the prevention of oral function degradation. Although various exercise programs for oral function have been developed and… Expand