Volume 69, Number 3,4
CONTENTS
August 2022

Reviews

Prospects for maternal and child health in Japan 159
Hisayoshi Morioka, Hiroyoshi Watanabe, Hajime Iwasa, Shoji Kagami, Minoru Irahara
Diaphragm-protective mechanical ventilation in acute respiratory failure 165
Taiga Itagaki
Originals

Dietary polyphosphate has a greater effect on renal damage and FGF23 secretion than dietary monophosphate 173
Sumire Sasaki, Megumi Koike, Kazuya Tanifuji, Minori Uga, Kota Kawahara, Aoi Komiya, Mizuki Miura,
Yamato Harada, Yuki Hamaguchi, Shohei Sasaki, Yuji Shiozaki, Ichiro Kaneko, Ken-ichi Miyamoto,
Hiroko Segawa
Comparing the ICSI outcome between different causes of subfertility and estimate the role of IL-1β in
predicting ICSI outcome.
180
Hind Hadi Majeed, Maher Abbood Mukheef, Hiba Sattar Jabbar
Influence of the glenoid baseplate position on the direction and length of the superior and inferior locking screws 185
Katsutoshi Miyatake, Shoji Fukuta, Ichiro Tonogai, Keizo Wada, Kosaku Higashino, Hiroshi Mikami,
Hiroshi Yonezu, Koichi Sairyo, Yoshihiro Tsuruo
Can Red cell distribution width screen for metabolic abnormality in women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome? 191
Wassan Nori, Shaima K. Harmoosh, Hadeel J. Abd Al-Badri
Lysophosphatidic acid, ceramide 1-phosphate and sphingosine 1-phosphate in peripheral blood of patients with
idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
196
Tamotsu Tanaka, Kazuya Koyama, Naoko Takahashi, Katsuya Morito, Hanif Ali, Momoyo Azuma,
Kozo Kagawa,Hiroshi Kawano, Rumana Yesmin Has, Mutsumi Aihara, Yasuhiko Nishioka
The relationship between movement self-screening scores and pain intensity during daily training 204
Koji Murofushi, Daisuke Yamaguchi, Hiroki Katagiri, Kenji Hirohata, Hidetaka Furuya, Sho Mitomo,
Tomoki Oshikawa, Koji Kaneoka, Hideyuki Koga
Proteomic analysis of the heart in normal aging mice 217
Koji Maekura, Ryo Yamano, Kenji Matsuura, Keiichi Kadoyama, Shogo Matsuyama, Michiko Hamada,
Masaoki Takano
Is a freeze-all strategy necessary for all embryo transfers : Fresh embryo transfer without progesterone
elevation results in an equivalent pregnancy rate to cryopreserved embryo transfer
224
Masami Abe, Yuri Yamamoto, Hiroki Noguchi, Kou Tamura, Hidenori Aoki, Asuka Takeda, Saki Minato,
Shuhei Kamada, Ayaka Tachibana, Takeshi Iwasa
Texture-Modified Diets Need to be Improved in Vietnamese Hospitals 230
Thao Phuong Tran, Linh Thuy Nguyen, Keiko Hirose, Shigeru Yamamoto
Clinical application of virtual imaging guided Robot-assisted partial nephrectomy 237
Keito Shiozaki, Yasuo Kawanishi, Yutaro Sasaki, Kei Daizumoto, Megumi Tsuda, Kazuyoshi Izumi,
Yoshito Kusuhara, Tomoya Fukawa, Yasuyo Yamamoto, Kunihisa Yamaguchi, Masayuki Takahashi,
Hiroomi Kanayama
Optimized Deformable Model-based Segmentation and Deep Learning for Lung Cancer Classification 244
Mamtha V Shetty, Jayadevappa D, Satish Tunga
Ultrasonographic assessment of testicular volume in Japanese newborn infants 256
Aya Shirakawa, Toshiyuki Yasui, Chiharu Machida, Junki Imaizumi, Atsuko Yoshida, Takeshi Iwasa,
Takashi Kaji
Short-term outcomes of laparoscopic/robotic gastrectomy compared with open gastrectomy for advanced
gastric cancer following chemotherapy
261
Kozo Yoshikawa, Mitsuo Shimada, Takuya Tokunaga, Toshihiro Nakao, Masaaki Nishi, Chie Takasu,
Hideya Kashihara, Yuma Wada, Toshiaki Yoshimoto, Shoko Yamashita
The quality and quantity of sleep on dexmedetomidine during high-flow nasal cannula oxygen therapy
in critically ill patients
266
Yoshitoyo Ueno, Koji Sato, Kazuki Momota, Hiroki Sato, Yuki Nakano, Yusuke Akimoto, Toshiyuki
Nunomura, Natsuki Tane, Taiga Itagaki, Jun Oto
Comparison between O-arm Navigation and Conventional Fluoroscopic Guidance in Corrective Posterior Fixation for Cervical Spinal Injury 273
Nobutoshi Takamatsu, Hiroaki Manabe, Yuki Yokoo,
Kazuma Wada, Tetsuya Hirano, Naohito Hibino, Tatsuhiko Henmi, Takashi Chikawa, Koichi Sairyo
Characteristics of the stand-to-sit motion in healthy older women : Evaluation of sitting impact by
measurement of ground reaction forces
278
Shin Kondo, Yuya Ueda, Koji Komatsu, Rei Ono, Nori Sato, Tetsuya Matsuura, Shinsuke Katoh
An attempt to create a treatment algorithm of central adrenal insufficiency using CRHtest, DHEA-S and clinical evaluation 287
Yukari Mitsui, Yuto Iizuka, Tomoaki Tanaka, Tomoyo Hara, Shiho Masuda, Yukiyo Ohnishi, Mai Kanai,
Kiyoe Kurahashi, Sumiko Yoshida, Takeshi Kondo, Toshiko Kanezaki, Yasumi Shintani, Hiroki Yamagami,
Yuki Yamaguchi, Yuichi Fujinaka, Kana Morimoto, Atsuhisa Shirakami, Ken-ichi Aihara, Seiji Fukumoto,
Masahiro Abe, Itsuro Endo
Relationship between fluctuations in skin perfusion pressure values and wound healing in patients with chronic
limb-threatening ischemia undergoing hemodialysis
294
Yutaro Yamashita, Yoshiro Abe, Shinji Nagasaka, Hiroyuki Yamasaki, Soshi Ishida, Kazuhide Mineda,
Ichiro Hashimoto
Case reports

A case of subacute combined spinal cord degeneration and suspected leukoencephalopathy associated with
vitamin B12 deficiency showing improved imaging findings after vitamin B12 administration
299
Tomoki Matsushita, Yuko Sakamoto, Akihito Tanakami, Hideki Shimazu, Chiaki Kudo, Yukari Kida,
Masafumi Harada
Long-term survivor who underwent surgical resections of repeated peritoneal oligometastases from colon cancer: a rare case report 302
Takayuki Minami, Hideo Miyake, Hidemasa Nagai, Yuichiro Yoshioka, Koji Shibata, Daigoro Takahashi,
Norihiro Yuasa, Masahiko Fujino
A Technical Pitfall of Decompression with Direct Repair of a Ragged Edge Using the Smiley-Face Rod Method : A Case Report 308
Kiyoshi Yagi, Kazuya Kishima, Fumitake Tezuka, Masatoshi Morimoto, Kazuta Yamashita, Yoichiro Takata,
Toshinori Sakai, Toru Maeda, Junzo Fujitani, Koichi Sairyo
Hemangioblastoma of the Cauda Equina : A Case Report and Review of the Literature 312
Yugen Fujii, Toshihiko Nishisho, Fumitake Tezuka, Akio Iwanami, Kazuta Yamashita, Shunichi Toki,
Masatoshi Morimoto, Kosuke Sugiura, Toshinori Sakai, Toru Maeda, Koichi Sairyo
Acquired laryngomalacia as a cause of post-extubation respiratory failure in patient with postoperative seizure
and central pontine myelinolysis after craniotomy
316
Yusuke Akimoto, Natsuki Bando, Hiroki Sato, Koji Sato, Kazuki Momota, Toshiyuki Nunomura,
Yoshitoyo Ueno, Manabu Ishihara, Natsuki Tane, Taiga Itagaki, Jun Oto
Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy after tafamidis therapy in a patient with transthyretin amyloidosis variant 320
Shusuke Yagi, Hiromu Yamazaki, Kenya Kusunose, Yusuke Osaki, Takayuki Ise, Muneyuki Kadota,
Munkhtsetseg Tserensonom, Yutaka Kawabata, Tomoya Hara, Rie Ueno, Yoshihito Saijo,
Tomomi Matsuura,Koji Yamaguchi, Hirotsugu Yamada, Daiju Fukuda, Takeshi Soeki, Tetsuzo Wakatsuki, Masataka Sata
Independent lung ventilation for the management of acute allograft rejection after single-lung transplantation for end-stage emphysema 323
Yoshitoyo Ueno, Saki Harada, Koji Sato, Kazuki Momota, Hiroki Sato, Yusuke Akimoto, Yuta Arai,
Toshiyuki Nunomura, Manabu Ishihara, Natsuki Tane, Taiga Itagaki, Yasuhiko Nishioka, Jun Oto
Transforaminal Full-endoscopic Discectomy for Gas-containing Herniated Nucleus Pulposus at L5-S1 Under
LocalAnesthesia : A Case Report
328
Takashi Inokuchi, Fumitake Tezuka, Kazuta Yamashita, Masatoshi Morimoto, Kosuke Sugiura,
Junzo Fujitani, Koichi Sairyo
Others

Medical English Education in Japan : Developing a Curriculum to Motivate Students by Providing Visualization
Opportunities Using Near-peer Teaching
332
Yoji Hoshina, Keigo Yada, Hidenori Maki, Toru Yoshino, Hodaka Takaiso, Masashi Akaike

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