Yoshimi Nakayama

Learn More
BACKGROUND Oral health conditions and related factors of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) have not been well elucidated. The aim of the present study was to investigate oral health conditions and related factors which may influence oral health conditions among patients with PD. METHODS We compared oral health conditions and related factors between(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate effects of education about a donor card on college students. METHODS Doctors at Kitami Health Center gave education about a donor cards to 548 university students or students of vocational college in Kitami city in 2000. To evaluate the effects according to a time-series design, surveys on knowledge and(More)
It has been speculated that, when right-sided major hepatectomy (RSMH) is planned for patients with large tumors in the right liver, it may not lead to a marked decrease in normally functional hepatic mass. We collected data for patients who had undergone RSMH for tumors more than 8 cm in diameter (n = 50) and compared them with control patients who had(More)
We performed FOLFOX 4 therapy in a patient with lung metastasis (a 62-year-old woman) after surgery for rectal cancer and observed both normalization of tumor markers and disappearance of the metastasis. Low anterior resection was performed for progressive rectal cancer, and treatment with UFT and folinate was started one month after surgery. However, tumor(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the association of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and other risk factors with early childhood caries (ECC) in 3-year-old Japanese children by a cross-sectional study. METHODS Study subjects were 1,801 children aged 3 years old. The self-administered questionnaire was completed by parents or guardians(More)
BACKGROUND Early childhood caries (ECC) is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases among children. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the association between nocturnal breastfeeding, snacking habits, or other risk factors and ECC in 18- to 23-month-old Japanese children. METHODS Study subjects were 1675 children aged 18 to 23(More)
We report a case of massive melena caused by a carcinoid of the small intestine. A 28-year-old woman was admitted to our department after presenting with massive melena. The source of the bleeding could not be localized by upper or lower gastrointestinal endoscopy, computed tomography (CT), or labeled red blood cell scintigraphy. Enteroscopy allowed(More)
BACKGROUND Recently, chronic hepatitis E has been increasingly reported in organ transplant recipients in European countries. In Japan, the prevalence of hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection after transplantation remains unclear, so we conducted a nationwide cross-sectional study to clarify the prevalence of chronic HEV infection in Japanese liver transplant(More)
  • 1