Volume 57, Number 1,2
CONTENTS
February 2010

Reviews

Radiation therapy : state of the art and the future 1
Hitoshi Ikushima
Crucial role of renin-angiotensin system in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis 12
Masataka Sata, Daiju Fukuda
Originals

Mechanisms of matrix metalloproteinase-9 upregulation and tissue destruction in various organs in influenza A virus infection 26
Siye Wang, Trong Quang Le, Junji Chida, Youssouf Cisse, Mihiro Yano, Hiroshi Kido
Function of the frontal lobe in autistic individuals : a proton magnetic resonance spectroscopic study 35
Emiko Fujii, Kenji Mori, Masahito Miyazaki, Toshiaki Hashimoto, Masafumi Harada, Shoji Kagami
Nutritional status, feeding practice and incidence of infectious diseases among children aged 6 to 18 months in
northern mountainous Vietnam
45
Masayo Nakamori, Nguyen Xuan Ninh, Nguyen Cong Khan, Cao Thu Huong, Nguyen Anh Tuan, Le Bach Mai,
Vu Thi Thu Hien, Bui Thi Nhung, Takashi Nakano, Nobuo Yoshiike, Kaoru Kusama, Shigeru Yamamoto
Increasing early insulin secretion compensate adequately for hepatic insulin resistance in CCl4-induced cirrhosis rats 54
Hidekazu Arai, Naomi Awane, Akira Mizuno, Makiko Fukaya, Masae Sakuma, Nagakatsu Harada,
Akihiko Kawaura, Hironori Yamamoto, Hisami Okumura, Yutaka Taketani, Toshio Doi, Eiji Takeda
Prediction of Japanese children at risk for complications of childhood obesity : gender differences for intervention approaches 62
Hokuma Munakata, Masako Sei, Ashraf A. Ewis, Mayumi Umeno, Yoichi Sato, Takuro Nakano,
Kozue Sakamoto, Yukiko Yoshida, Chiemi Onishi, Yutaka Nakahori
Determinants of life satisfaction among Japanese elderly women attending health care and welfare service facilities 69
Chiemi Onishi, Kyoko Yuasa, Masako Sei, Ashraf A. Ewis, Takuro Nakano, Hokuma Munakata, Yutaka Nakahori
Relationship between Barthel Index scores during the acute phase of rehabilitation and subsequent ADL in stroke
patientsy
81
Shigetaka Nakao, Shinjiro Takata, Hirokazu Uemura, Michiharu Kashihara, Toshifumi Osawa, Koji Komatsu,
Yuki Masuda, Tetsuya Okahisa, Koji Nishikawa, Shin Kondo, Megumi Yamada, Risa Takahara, Yoshimi Ogata,
Yuka Nakamura, Shinji Nagahiro, Ryuji Kaji, Natsuo Yasui
Different interaction between HIV-1 Vif and its cellular target proteins APOBEC3G/ APOBEC3F 89
Tamiko Nagao, Tomoki Yamashita, Ariko Miyake, Tsuneo Uchiyama, Masako Nomaguchi, Akio Adachi
Fibroblast growth factor 23 mediates the phosphaturic actions of cadmium 95
Fumito Aranami, Hiroko Segawa, Junya Furutani, Shoji Kuwahara, Rieko Tominaga, Etsuyo Hanabusa, Sawako Tatsumi, Shinsuke Kido, Mikiko Ito, Ken-ichi Miyamoto.
Very low-frequency rTMS modulates SEPs over the contralateral hemisphere 109
Haruo Uguisu, Ryo Urushihara, Yuki Hosono, Kotaro Asanuma, Hideki Shimazu, Nagako Murase, Ryuji Kaji
Tracking overweight and obesity in Japanese children ; a six years longitudinal study 114
Takuro Nakano, Masako Sei, Ashraf A. Ewis, Hokuma Munakata, Chiemi Onishi, Yutaka Nakahori
Weight and height growth velocities of Japanese boys and girls between age 7 and 14 years : a critical window for
early adolescent overweight risk
124
Takuro Nakano, Masako Sei, Ashraf A. Ewis, Hokuma Munakata, Chiemi Onishi, Yutaka Nakahori
Radiographic comparison between male and female patients with lumbar spondylolysis 133
Shoichiro Takao, Toshinori Sakai, Koichi Sairyo, Tadashi Kondo, Junji Ueno, Natsuo Yasui, Hiromu Nishitani
Immunohistochemical analyses of parathyroid hormone-dependent downregulation of renal type II Na-Pi cotransporters
by cryobiopsy
138
Natsuki Matsumoto, Akihiro Hemmi, Hideyuki Yamato, Ritsuko Ohnishi, Hiroko Segawa, Shinichi Ohno,
Ken-ichi Miyamoto
Early ambulation after total knee arthroplasty prevents patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis from developing
postoperative higher levels of D-dimer
146
Shigetaka Nakao, Shinjiro Takata, Hirokazu Uemura, Shunji Nakano, Hiroshi Egawa, Yoshiteru Kawasaki,
Michiharu Kashihara, Natsuo Yasui
Clinical significance of Galectin-3 in clear cell renal cell carcinoma 152
Manabu Sakaki, Tomoharu Fukumori, Tomoya Fukawa, Essam Elsamman, Avirmed Shiirevnyamba,
Hiroyoshi Nakatsuji, Hiro-omi Kanayama
Case reports

A huge ovarian smooth muscle tumor : a case report 158
Masahiro Murakami, Hisanori Uehara, Masato Nishimura, Takeshi Iwasa, Hiroshi Ikawa
Desensitization treatment with cisplatin after carboplatin hypersensitivity reaction in gynecologic cancer 163
Akiko Abe, Hiroshi Ikawa, Saki Ikawa
Effects of the whole-body cryotherapy on a total antioxidative status and activities of some antioxidative enzymes
in blood of patients with multiple sclerosis-preliminary study
168
Elżbieta Miller, Małgorzata Mrowicka, Katarzyna Malinowska, Krystian żołyʼnski, Józef Kędziora
Long-term recurrence-free survivor after laparoscopic removal of solitary adrenal metastasis from endometrial adenocarcinoma 174
Hirofumi Izaki, Masayuki Takahashi, Avirmed Shiirevnyamba, Ryuichi Taue, Hiroyuki Furumoto, Yoshimi Bando,
Yoshihide Murakami, Tomoya Fukawa, Takahiro Koizumi, Yasuyo Yamamoto, Kunihisa Yamaguchi,
Hiroyoshi Nakatsuji, Tomoteru Kishimoto, Tomoharu Fukumori, Hiro-omi Kanayama

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