Yohichi Mutoh

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BACKGROUND The treatment of malnutrition, frequently present in elderly dialysis patients, is important to promote better quality of life and rehabilitation. The aim of this study was to assess the impact of prolonged use of intradialysis parenteral nutrition (IDPN) as a strategy for malnutrition in elderly haemodialysis patients. METHODS Twenty-eight(More)
A multi-institutional randomized study for the evaluation of ubenimex (Bestatin) in the treatment of adult acute nonlymphocytic leukemia was performed. One hundred and ninety-five patients were registered from February 1988 to December 1990. Patients who had reached complete remission by one or two courses of remission induction chemotherapy were divided(More)
In brief: Aerobic dancing is a popular fitness activity in Japan, primarily among young women. To identify and characterize the injuries associated with aerobic dance, 161 instructors and 800 students from 13 Japanese fitness facilities were surveyed. Results showed an injury rate of 72.4% for instructors and 22.8% for students. The lower leg and foot were(More)
We have studied 35 patients (25 female and 10 male) with low-back pain who were managed with aquatic exercises after an appropriate period of treatment for their condition in the medical institution. The exercises employed consisted of strengthening exercises for the abdominal, gluteal, and leg muscles, stretching of the back, hip, hamstrings, and calf(More)
This study investigated short- and long-term postoperative skeletal changes following intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) for mandibular prognathism, as determined from lateral cephalograms. The subjects were 20 patients with mandibular prognathism who had undergone surgical orthodontic treatment combined with IVRO. Lateral cephalograms were taken at(More)
A retrospective review of 156 reconstructions performed for femoro-politeal arterial occlusive lesions in 141 patients was carried out in terms of the reconstructive procedure and the degree of out-flow in the distal vessel. The cumulative patency rate for 95 autogenous vein grafts was 60.7 per cent at 12 years and higher than the 27.4% patency rate for 50(More)
Recently, because of an increase in aged workers with high risk health conditions in Japan, it is becoming necessary to have a preventive control system for work-related diseases, such as coronary heart disease. We have already built a system by applying the prediction model of Framingham's risk equation for management after an annual check-up since 1999.(More)
A 61 year-old male patient, diagnosed to have a malignant melanoma in the left arm in April, 1981, was treated by chemotherapy (gamma-INF and DAVP) and a left axillary lymphadenectomy. In March, 1985, he had complained of hoarseness and an early laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma was found, and was subjected to laser treatment. On May 25, 1986, during his(More)
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