VOLUME 69 NUMBER 1,2 January 2007

Current Issue

ISSN 2186-3326
(Online ISSN)
ISSN 0027-7622
(Print ISSN--v.72no.3/4)

Impact Factor(2019)
 0.762

Invited Review Articles

Anatomical Ligament Reconstruction for Trapeziometacarpal Osteroarthritis

HITOSHI HIRATA and ETSUHIRO NAKAO
pg(s) 1- 7


From Translational Research to a Large Randomized Clinical Trial: a Long and Streanuous Way from Bench to Bedside

JUNICHI SAKAMOTO and SATOSHI MORITA
pg(s) 9- 16


Original Papers

No Association between Helicobacter Pylori Seropositivity and Ornithine Decarboxylase(ODC) A317G Polymorphism, and No Modification by NAD(P)H:Qinone Oxidoreductase 1(NQO1) C609T

YASUYUKI GOTO, KAZUKO NISHIO, YOSHIKO ISHIDA, SAYO KAWAI, TOMO OSAFUNE1, MARIKO NAITO, NOBUYUKI KATSUDA and NOBUYUKI HAMAJIMA
pg(s) 17- 22


Measurement and Evaluation of the Acoustic Noise of a 3 Tesla MR Scanner

YOKO HATTORI, HIROSHI FUKATSU and TAKEO ISHIGAKI
pg(s) 23- 28


Impact of Intensive-Care-Unit(ICU)-Acquired Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia(VAP) on Hospital Mortality: a Matched-Paired Case-Control Study

HIDEO UNO, JUN TAKEZAWA, HIROSHI YATSUYA, MACHI SUKA and KATSUMI YOSHIDA
pg(s) 29- 36


Follow-Up for Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Using a Portable Recording Device

SEIKO MIYATA, AKIKO NODA, KUMIKO HONDA, SEIICHI NAKATA, KEISUKE SUZUKI, TSUTOMU NAKASHIMA and YASUO KOIKE
pg(s) 37- 43


Characteristics of Assessment of Motor and Process Skills and Rivermead Behavioral Memory Test in Elderly Women with Dementia and Community-Dwelling Women

AKIKO MORI and KIMIYA SUGIMURA
pg(s) 45- 53


Notes

Effectiveness of Implementation of Gastric and Duodenal Ulcer Clinical Protocol in the Kyrgyz Republic

MEMERIAN SHIMAROVA, AKIO NISHIMURA, KATSUKI ITO and NOBUYUKI HAMAJIMA
pg(s) 55- 59


Avoidable Mortality Measured by Years of Potential Life Lost(YPLL) Aged 5 before 65 Years in Kyrgyzstan, 1989-2003

MARATBEK BOZGUNCHIEV and KATSUKI ITO
pg(s) 61- 70


Current Problems in National Hospitals of Phnom Penh: Finance and Health Care

SOPHOAT UY, HIDECHIKA AKASHI, KAZUMI TAKI and KATSUKI ITO
pg(s) 71- 79