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Oral health-related quality of life and related factors among residents in a disaster area of the Great East Japan Earthquake and giant tsunami

Background Oral health is one of the most important issues for disaster survivors. The aim of this study was to determine post-disaster distribution of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and related factors in survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Methods Questionnaires to assess OHRQoL, psychological distress, disaster-related experiences, and...

Resection of the vaginal vault for vaginal recurrence of cervical cancer after hysterectomy and brachytherapy

contributions TN planned the study. MM, OS, KE, KK, OK, and UK collected the cases. AA and TN wrote the draft. All authors read and approved the final manuscript. Authors information Akiko Abe, Sanshiro Okamoto

A case of recurrent fallopian tube carcinoma in situ with para-aortic lymph node metastasis

We encountered a case of recurrent fallopian tube carcinoma in situ with para-aortic lymph node metastasis 9 months after the first surgery. The patient presented with genital bleeding, and endometrial cytology revealed extrauterine malignant cells. However, endometrial biopsy and imaging modalities could not detect any abnormalities. We performed a total abdominal hysterectomy...

Molecular diagnosis and clinical onset of Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease in Japan

, Chikahiko Numakura, Kazuki Kijima, Makiko Hayashi, Taeko Hashimoto & Kiyoshi Hayasaka AuthorsSearch for Akiko Abe in:Nature Research journals • PubMed • Google ScholarSearch for Chikahiko Numakura in:Nature ... analysis of the genes causing recessive demyelinating Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease in Japan Makiko Hayashi, Akiko Abe, Tatsufumi Murakami, Satoshi Yamao, Hidee Arai, Hideji Hattori, Mizue Iai, Kyoko

Mental health of Japanese psychiatrists: the relationship among level of occupational stress, satisfaction and depressive symptoms

BackgroundPsychiatrists in clinical practice face a number of stressors related to patient care, such as overwork. On the other hand, they gain satisfaction from their work. We quantified and assessed the potential relationship between levels of occupational stress, satisfaction, and depressive symptoms among Japanese clinical psychiatrists. We surveyed 206 psychiatrists with up...

Neurofilament light chain polypeptide gene mutations in Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease: nonsense mutation probably causes a recessive phenotype

The neurofilament light chain polypeptide (NEFL) forms the major intermediate filament in neurons and axons. NEFL mutation is a cause of axonal or demyelinating forms of dominant Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease (CMT). We investigated NEFL in 223 Japanese CMT patients who were negative for PMP22, MPZ, GJB1, LITAF, EGR2, GDAP1, MTMR2 and PRX in the demyelinating form and negative for...