Kyoto University School of Public Health

Calendar year 2015

Department of Healthcare Epidemiology

  • Association between Public Subsidy and Recommendation for Vaccination in Primary Care Physicians
  • The association between description of dialysis self-record book and incidence of infections in peritoneal dialysis patients
  • Determinants of incentives for health behavior change based on individual preferences An exploratory analysis
  • The association between CT during initial management and mortality among hemodynamically unstable blunt trauma patients
  • The Association Between Post-dialysis Hemoglobin Level And Stenosis Of Vascular Access
  • Evaluation of the effect of edaravone on neurological symptoms in acute ischemic stroke

Department of Biostatistics

  • Estimation of incidence rate rations of adverse events in self-controlled designs under exposure trend of medicinal products
  • Population pharmacokinetics analysis considering measurement error in dosing time -A utility of pharmacokinetics study data with accurate dosing time-

Department of Pharmacoepidemiology

  • Pulmonary artery catheter versus Pulse contour analysis : Impact on mortality in adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery – a nationwide retrospective cohort study in Japan
  • The Impact of Chemotherapy on Survival in Women with Very Early Estrogen Receptor Negative Breast Cancer
  • Retrospective database study on recalls and certification and approval system of high risk medical devices in Japan.
  • Treatment with teriparatide in osteoporotic patients : a descriptive epidemiological study based on medical claims database
  • Drug treatment patterns for Malignant Bowel Obstruction who are administered Octreotide among terminal cancer patients by using DPC and receipt data : A study of patients of the digestive tract and ovarian cancer

Department of Healthcare Economics and Quality Management

  • The Relationship between Image Interpretation Management Fees and the Number of Image Interpretations per Radiologist
  • Association between perioperative pulmonary rehabilitation in patients undergoing lung cancer resection and postoperative pneumonia
  • Comparative evaluation of treatment outcomes, QOL, and costs of R-CHOP alone and R-CHOP with radiotherapy in adult patients with primary diffuse large B-cell lymphoma : Protocol of a multicenter prospective cohort study

Department of Medical Genetics (Genetic Counselor course)

  • Development of a tool for promoting interest in familiy health history and human genetics among the public and a survey of university students
  • The moyamoya disease susceptibility variant RNF213 c.14576 G>A is associated with cranial major artery stenosis: The Nagahama study
  • The information and psychosocial support provided during decision-making by pregnant women who are incidentally diagnosed with fetal abnormalities in Japan – An online survey

Department of Health Informatics

  • Implementation Status of Rehabilitation in Distal Radius Fracture in Japan : Epidemiological Study Using a Health Insurance Claims Database
  • Clinical characteristics of Supraventricular tachyarrhythmia in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension : Descriptive study (Protocol)
  • Three time point assessment for two years of specific health guidance programs at a workplace : effects of improvement and predictive factors
  • Factors influencing Japanese retirees’ trust in physicians in Malaysia: a qualitative study
  • The characteristics of Japanese diet described in epidemiologic publications : A Qualitative Systematic Review
  • Effectiveness of a Mobile Phone Apps Interventation to Support Weight Loss for Prediabetes and overweight Individuals in Worksite: A Randomized Control Trial
  • Perception of decision-making process in patients and their occupational therapists in stroke rehabilitation : A qualitative study with semi-structured  interviews
  • Internal and External Validity of Recent Published Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Controlled Trials
  • The Associations between Gestational Weight Gain and Pregnancy Outcomes according to Prepregnancy Body Mass Index in Japan : A Retrospective Cohort Study using Perinatal Database

Department of Health and Environmental Sciences

  • Increase in lifestyle-related diseases following the evacuation after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident : a retrospective study of Kawauchi village with long-term follow-up.

Department of Preventive Services

  • Common alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages intake and risk of breast cancer among Japanese women

Department of Global Health and Socio-epidemiology

  • Differential socio-cultural context of HIV status disclosure by gender and the type of significant other in Kampala, Uganda; a qualitative study.
  • An exploratory qualitative study of undocumented Afghan migrants in Iran and their vulnerability to HIV infection
  • An exploratory qualitative enquiry on knowledge, risk perception and preventive behavior of possible occupational health problems among waste-pickers in Samutprakan, Thailand
  • Factors Promoting or Inhibiting Drug Use and Risky Sexual Practice among Young Libyans in Post Revolution Tripoli –Libya: A qualitative study

Department of Medical Communication

  • Qualitative description research using telephone conversation analysis of the mutual relationship between the social worker and other occupations in hospital.

Department of Management of Technology and Intellectual Property

  • An analysis on patent applications of US biotech companies acquired by other biotechs
  • The Role of patent applications for an innovative medical device against generic medical devices in the reimbursement systems in Japan