THE


TOHOKU JOURNAL

OF

EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE


Vol. 241 No. 4 APRIL 2017

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Shown are the titles and authors of forthcoming papers, which will be published in the next issue of TJEM.
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Regular Contribution
Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Hyperlipidemia Patients
Liu Yang, Tingting Li, Wenmin Li, Xi Tang, Jinfeng Li, Ruiwen Long, Yongshui Fu, Jean-Pierre Allain and Chengyao Li
 
Early Diagnosis of Tuberculosis-Associated IgA Nephropathy with ESAT-6
Nan Zhao, Jing-Yi Sun, Hai-Ping Xu and Fu-Yun Sun
 
Successful Management of Gorham-Stout Disease in the Cervical Spine by Combined Conservative and Surgical Treatments: A Case Report
Satoshi Tateda, Toshimi Aizawa, Ko Hashimoto, Haruo Kanno, Susumu Ohtsu, Eiji Itoi and Hiroshi Ozawa
 
Non-Invasive Assessment of Early Atherosclerosis Based on New Arterial Stiffness Indices Measured with an Upper-Arm Oscillometric Device
Yaping Zhang, Ping Yin, Zuojun Xu, Yushui Xie, Changqian Wang, Yuqi Fan, Fuyou Liang and Zhaofang Yin
 
Therapeutic Potential of Docetaxel plus Cisplatin Chemotherapy for Myasthenia Gravis Patients with Metastatic Thymoma
Guoyan Qi, Peng Liu, Huimin Dong, Shanshan Gu, Hongxia Yang and Yinping Xue
 
A SLC24A2 Gene Variant Uncovered in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma by Whole Exome Sequencing
Lei Wang, Zhuo Shao, Shiyue Chen, Lu Shi and Zhaoshen Li
 
Prognostic Factors for In-Hospital and Long-Term Survival in Patients with Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Lin-Lin Hou, Chao Gao, Jun Feng, Zhen-Fei Chen, Jing Zhang, Yong-Jin Jiang, Xue-Xiang Li and Bang-Ning Wang
 
Alfacalcidol Increases the Therapeutic Efficacy of Ibandronate on Bone Mineral Density in Japanese Women with Primary Osteoporosis
Yukio Nakamura, Takako Suzuki, Mikio Kamimura, Shota Ikegami, Shigeharu Uchiyama and Hiroyuki Kato
 
The T Allele of rs8075977 in the 5'-Flanking Region of the PEDF Gene Is Associated with Reduced Risk of Coronary Artery Disease in Elderly Chinese Men
Shou-Yuan Ma, Yuan-Yuan Guo, Shu-Xia Wang, Jin-Xin Shi, Jie Liu, Jian-Feng Liu and Ping Zhu
 
Psychomotor Ability in Children Prenatally Exposed to Methylmercury: The 18-Month Follow-Up of Tohoku Study of Child Development
Nozomi Tatsuta, Katsuyuki Murata, Miyuki Iwai-Shimada, Kozue Yaginuma-Sakurai, Hiroshi Satoh and Kunihiko Nakai
 
Left Recumbent Position Decreases Heart Rate without Alterations in Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Activity in Healthy Young Adults
Konosuke Sasaki, Mayu Haga, Yoichi Endo, Junko Fujiwara and Ryoko Maruyama
 
Determining the Possible Etiology of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia Using a Clone Library Analysis in Japan
Kazuhiro Yatera, Shingo Noguchi, Kei Yamasaki, Toshinori Kawanami, Kazumasa Fukuda, Keisuke Naito, Kentaro Akata, Takashi Kido, Hiroshi Ishimoto, Noriho Sakamoto, Hatsumi Taniguchi and Hiroshi Mukae
 
   



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This publication is supported in part by the Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.