The association of airway comorbidities with the clinical phenotypes and outcomes of ANCA-associated vasculitis patients.

CONCLUSION: MPO-ANCA-positive AAV was frequently accompanied by airway comorbidities. In addition to fILD, infectious airway comorbidities were closely associated with those clinical phenotypes and outcomes. PMID: 31523048 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: J Rheumatol Source Type: research

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Authors: Pierret T, Briault A, Reymond E, Benet J, Arbib F, Pison C PMID: 31629604 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue des Maladies Respiratoires - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Rev Mal Respir Source Type: research
RESUMO O fen ómeno hikikomori, forma de isolamento social grave e prolongado, constitui um desafio diagnóstico. A nível conceptual, alguns autores diferenciam o hikikomori em primário e secundário. Este último conceito é utilizado quando está presente comorbilidade que, pelo menos parcialmente, explique a síndrome, enquanto na ausência de diagnóstico psiquiátrico denomina- se “ hikikomori prim ário ” . Os autores apresentam um caso cl ínico português com as mesmas características sociodemográfica...
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
In conclusion, the diagnosis of anti-p200 pemphigoid may be suspected when a subepidermal autoimmune blistering disease develops in a younger age group, along with significant acral and cephalic distribution and mucosal involvement.
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Source: Journal of Clinical Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Authors: Chimed-Ochir O, Mine Y, Fujino Y Abstract OBJECTIVES: The current research aimed to study the relationship between health-related quality of life (poor perceived health/unhealthy days) and workers' pain. METHODS: This cross-sectional study was conducted among 1360 Japanese workers of a Japanese company in Kyushu. Health-related quality of life was measured by HRQOL-4 tool developed by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the USA. Pain was assessed by numeric rating scale with 0-10 points. Regression analysis was conducted to identify the relationship between health-related quality of life and ...
Source: Journal of Occupational Health - Category: Occupational Health Tags: J Occup Health Source Type: research
This study aims to address this gap.MethodsThe study used data from the Nihon University Japanese Longitudinal Study of Aging (NUJLSOA) and incidence-based multistate life tables to estimate disabled and disability-free life expectancy based on the stroke status of Japanese residents aged 65 and older.ResultsJapanese stroke survivors aged 65 who experienced an initial disability-free state could expect to live approximately 3 fewer total years of life, 4 –5 fewer years in a disability-free state, and 1–2 more years in a disabled state compared to those without history of a stroke (p 
Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake was the largest and most catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in Japanese history. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the burden and psychological characteristics of children at 2 years after this catastrophe t...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
We present the case of a patient with CMI and concomitant aortoiliac occlusive disease (AOID) who was ultimately treated with an aortobifemoral bypass and superior mesenteric artery endarterectomy because of the anatomy of the case and to prevent the need for a second operative time and more intensive care unit stay.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Kubota A, Carver A, Sugiyama T Abstract This cross-sectional study examined associations of local social engagement with walking and sitting, and whether these associations were modified by local environmental attributes. Older residents (aged 65-84 years, n = 849), recruited from a regional city in Japan, reported walking frequency, sitting time, local social engagement, and local environmental attributes. Walk Score® was also used as an environmental measure. Analysis of data from 705 participants found that engaging in community activities was significantly associated with more frequent walking, but...
Source: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity - Category: Geriatrics Tags: J Aging Phys Act Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 October 2019Source: Journal of Cardiology CasesAuthor(s): Ryo Eto, Hiroaki Kawano, Ichiro Horie, Kenichi Kaneko, Takuya Honda, Kuniko Abe, Seiji Koga, Satoshi Ikeda, Koji MaemuraAbstractA 65-year-old Japanese woman with an intrapericardial tumor and neck tumor was admitted to our hospital. Intrapericardial tumor had not been resected because of massive bleeding from the hypervascular tumor and its invasion into the pericardium, ascending aorta, and pulmonary artery. The neck tumor had been successfully resected, and paraganglioma was pathologically diagnosed. Abnormal accumulation in t...
Source: Journal of Cardiology Cases - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
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