Hirohisa Imai
University of Tokyo
EpidemiologyCancerInternal medicineEndocrinologyGenotypePublic healthSurgeryOncologyCase-control studyDemographyOdds ratioNursingAlleleCohort studyHair lossChemotherapyPopulationGynecologyRisk factorFamily medicineBreast cancerMedicineGerontologyBiologyGastroenterology
Publications 63
#1Yoshinori Takeuchi (UTokyo: University of Tokyo)H-Index: 11
#2Kosuke Kashiwabara (UTokyo: University of Tokyo)H-Index: 9
Last. Yutaka Matsuyama (UTokyo: University of Tokyo)H-Index: 57
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Abstract The Japanese government launched a nationwide health screening and lifestyle intervention program in 2008 to prevent and reduce metabolic syndrome in at-risk individuals. This study examined the longitudinal effects of the program's lifestyle interventions on metabolic outcomes using health insurance data from one prefecture. The study population comprised 16,317 individuals aged 40–74 years who met the recommendation criteria for the interventions between 2009 and 2015. Participants we...
#1Hirohisa Imai (UTokyo: University of Tokyo)H-Index: 22
#2Takuya Hirai (UTokyo: University of Tokyo)H-Index: 1
Last. Hiroyuki Nakao (Miyazaki Prefectural Nursing University)H-Index: 24
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Objective The objective of this study was to clarify the types and prevalence of, and the risk factors for, the adverse events that occur in patients receiving anti-dementia drugs. Methods A questionnaire survey was conducted. The respondents were pharmacists who were dispensing anti-dementia drugs. The pharmacists responded to questions about patients who were receiving anti-dementia drugs delivered to them at home by the pharmacists. The survey questions included questions about whether or not...
3 CitationsSource
#1Hideaki SatoH-Index: 1
#2Yoshihisa Tomioka (Tohoku University)H-Index: 27
Last. Hirohisa Imai (UTokyo: University of Tokyo)H-Index: 22
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#1Takanori WatanabeH-Index: 8
#2Hiroshi Yagata (Saitama Medical University)H-Index: 5
Last. Yasuo Ohashi (Chu-Dai: Chuo University)H-Index: 86
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Purpose Many breast cancer patients suffer from chemotherapy-induced hair loss. Accurate information about temporal changes in chemotherapy-induced hair loss is important for supporting patients scheduled to receive chemotherapy, because it helps them to prepare. However, accurate information, on issues such as the frequency of hair loss after chemotherapy, when regrowth starts, the condition of regrown hair, and the frequency of incomplete hair regrowth, is lacking. This study aimed to clarify ...
8 CitationsSource
#1Shunsaku Nakagawa (Kyoto University)H-Index: 11
#2Mayumi Nakaishi (Kyoto University)H-Index: 1
Last. Kazuo Matsubara (Kyoto University)H-Index: 41
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For the optimum efficacy of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), patients need to be adherent to their medication regimen. To clarify the effects of medication adherence on disease activity in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), we conducted a cohort study in patients with various stages of RA. Patients were enrolled from the Kyoto University RA Management Alliance cohort, and followed up prospectively for 12 months. In this study, a total of 475 patients were analyzed ...
4 CitationsSource
#1Mitsuko Onda (Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences)H-Index: 5
#2Hirohisa ImaiH-Index: 22
Last. Yoko NanaumiH-Index: 5
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Objectives A nationwide large-scale survey was conducted to identify the prevalence and causal medications of adverse drug events (ADEs) that are caused by potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) given to homebound elderly patients, factors associated with ADEs, and measures taken by pharmacists to manage ADEs and their effects on ADEs. Settings A questionnaire was mailed to 3321 pharmacies nationwide. It asked about the details of PIMs and ADEs of up to 5 patients for whom home visits were...
31 CitationsSource
#1Hirohisa ImaiH-Index: 22
#2Hiroyuki Nakao (Miyazaki Prefectural Nursing University)H-Index: 24
Last. Tadaichi KitamuraH-Index: 1
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Background and Methods We conducted a community-based study to evaluate genotype-specific prevalence of high-risk HPV (HR-HPV) and potential predictors of its presence in young, asymptomatic, female college students. Self-administered surveys and vaginal swabs for self collection were distributed to students of participating schools. A sufficient cellular component in cervical samples was verified by examining for the presence of human β-globin DNA by PCR. A total of 1,118 valid cervical samples...
11 CitationsSource