VOLUME 74 NUMBER 3,4 August 2012

Current Issue

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

Impact Factor(2020)
 1.131

Invited Review Article

Immunoregulation of Hepatitis B Virus Infection –Rationale and Clinical Application–

TETSUYA ISHIKAWA
pg(s) 217-232


Original Papers

Improvements in the Status of Women and Increased Use of Maternal Health Services in Rural Egypt

CHIFA CHIANG, INASS HELMY HASSAN ELSHAIR, LEO KAWAGUCHI, NAWAL ABDEL MONEIM FOUAD, NAGAH MAHMOUD ABDOU, MICHIYO HIGUCHI, SANEYA RIZK EL BANNA and ATSUKO AOYAMA
pg(s) 233-240


Postoperative Function Following Radical Surgery in Gastric and Colorectal Cancer Patients over 80 Years of Age – An Objection to "Ageism"

SHINJI FUKATA, MASAHIKO ANDO, TAKESHI AMEMIYA, KOJIRO KUROIWA and KOJI ODA
pg(s) 241-252


Morphologic Characterization and Quantification of Superficial Calcifications of the Coronary Artery —In Vivo Assessment Using Optical Coherence Tomography—

MASAYA MATSUMOTO, DAIJI YOSHIKAWA, HIDEKI ISHII, SEIICHI HAYAKAWA, MIHO TANAKA, SOICHIRO KUMAGAI, MUTSUHARU HAYASHI and TOYOAKI MUROHARA
pg(s) 253-260


Involvement of KRAS G12A Mutation in the IL-2-Independent Growth of a Human T-LGL Leukemia Cell Line, PLT-2

NAOKI MIZUTANI, HIROMI ITO, KAZUMI HAGIWARA, MISA KOBAYASHI, ASUKA HOSHIKAWA, YAYOI NISHIDA, AKIRA TAKAGI, TETSUHITO KOJIMA, MOTOSHI SUZUKI, YOSUKE OSAWA, KAZUNORI OHNISHI, MASANORI DAIBATA and TAKASHI MURATE
pg(s) 261-272


Social Correlates of Female Infertility in Uzbekistan

IZATULLA JUMAYEV, MD. HARUN-OR-RASHID, OYBEK RUSTAMOV, NODIRA ZAKIROVA, HIDEKI KASUYA and JUNICHI SAKAMOTO
pg(s) 273-284


Association of Obesity and Diabetes with Serum Prostate-Specific Antigen Levels in Japanese Males

MARIKO NAITO, YATAMI ASAI, ATSUYOSHI MORI, YUKO FUKADA, MAYUMI KUWABARA, SHIRO KATASE, ASAHI HISHIDA, EMI MORITA, SAYO KAWAI, RIEKO OKADA, KAZUKO NISHIO, AKIKO TAMAKOSHI, KENJI WAKAI and NOBUYUKI HAMAJIMA
pg(s) 285-292


CFTR Polymorphisms of Healthy Individuals in Two Chinese Cities—Changchun and Nanjing

CHUN XIANG JIN, KOTOYO FUJIKI, YING SONG, ZHANG PING, MIYUKI NAKAKUKI, MU XIN WEI, SU MIN ZHANG, HIROSHI ISHIGURO and SATORU NARUSE
pg(s) 293-302


Restricted Expression of New Guanine Nucleotide Exchange Factor Zizimin2 in Aged Acquired Immune System

YANJUN JIA, ISAMU SAKABE, TAKENORI MATSUDA, TOMOKO HAYAKAWA and MITSUO MARUYAMA
pg(s) 303-311


Case Reports

Inflammatory Index and Treatment of Brain Abscess

HIROFUMI OYAMA, AKIRA KITO, HIDEKI MAKI, KENICHI HATTORI, TOMOYUKI NODA and KENTARO WADA
pg(s) 313-324


Treatment of a Cerebral Dissecting Aneurysm in Anterior Circulation: Report of 11 Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Cases

HIROFUMI OYAMA, AKIRA KITO, HIDEKI MAKI, KENICHI HATTORI, TOMOYUKI NODA and KENTARO WADA
pg(s) 325-338


Air Vent of Vein Graft in Extracranial-Intracranial Bypass Surgery

HIROFUMI OYAMA, AKIRA KITO, HIDEKI MAKI, KENICHI HATTORI, TOMOYUKI NODA and KENTARO WADA
pg(s) 339-345


Metastatic Breast Cancer to the Uterine Cervix Mimicking a Giant Cervical Leiomyoma

MAI HORIKAWA, YUKIKO MORI, SACHI NAGAI, SHIHO TANAKA, SHIGEKO SAITO and TOMOMITSU OKAMOTO
pg(s) 347-352


Intravascular Lymphoma of the Central Nervous System Presenting as Multiple Cerebral Infarctions

HIROYUKI MOMOTA, YOSHITAKA NARITA, YASUJI MIYAKITA and SOICHIRO SHIBUI
pg(s) 353-358


Short Communication

Pilot Study on the Effects of a 1-Day Sleep Education Program: Influence on Sleep of Stopping Alcohol Intake at Bedtime

EMI MORITA, SOICHIRO MIYAZAKI and MASAKO OKAWA
pg(s) 359-365