The Kitasato Medical Journal
 
Vol. 42 No. 1   Mar. 2012    Kitasato Medical Society
 
ISSN (Print):1349-8568   ISSN (Online):2187-9699
 
CONTENTS
 
Original Contributions
 
The magnitude of stereopsis in peripheral visual fields
Hiroshi Mochizuki, Nobuyuki Shoji, Eriko Ando, Maiko Otsuka, Kenichiro Takahashi, Tomoya Handa 1
 
The knowledge of cervical cancer and screening adherence among nurses at a university-affiliated hospital in Japan
Yae Yoshino, Hiroshi Ohta, Masatoshi Kawashima, Koji Wada, Midori Shimizu, Hiroko Sakaguchi, Jun Okada, Yoshiharu Aizawa 6
 
An attempt to detect visual field defects in normal subjects using stereopsis
Hiroshi Mochizuki, Nobuyuki Shoji 15
 
Progesterone receptor expression correlates with estrogen receptor α but not β and pS2 status in ovarian carcinomas: relation to apoptosis, cell proliferation, p27Kip1 expression, and survival
Sabine Kajita, Erina Suzuki, Makoto Saegusa 22
 
Usefulness of upstream therapy with renin-angiotensin system inhibitors for prevention of new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure
Masami Murakami, Shinichi Niwano, Akira Satoh, Shoko Ishikawa, Jun Kishihara, Yuya Aoyama, Hiroe Niwano, Tohru Izumi 33
 
Role of thromboxane A2 in enhancement of lung metastasis through the increased adhesion of platelets to tumor cells in mice
Yoshio Matsui, Hideki Amano, Yoshiya Ito, Koji Eshima, Shintaro Kato, Fumihiro Ogawa, Akira Iyoda, Shuh Narumiya, Yukitoshi Satoh, Masataka Majima 39
 
The impact of urinary cross-linked N-telopeptide of type I collagen in patients with prostate cancer receiving long-term risedronate treatment and androgen-deprivation therapy
Masaomi Ikeda, Takefumi Satoh, Ken-ichi Tabata, Kazumasa Matsumoto, Hiromichi Ishiyama, Yusuke Inoue, Kazushige Hayakawa, Shiro Baba 51
 
Exposure to tributyltin (TBT) via food during developmental stages after weaning, or the exposure via the placenta and their dams' milk, inhibits body weight gain and behaviors in rats
Ryutaro Ikeuchi, Takamasa Kido, Chiemi Sugaya, Hiroshi Katagiri, Hisanao Akita, Makoto Saji, Masashi Tsunoda, Yoshiharu Aizawa 57
 
Evaluation of neurotoxicity of artificial dura mater and dura mater containing a high concentration of dibutyltin in rats after intracranial implantation
Masashi Tsunoda, Ryutaro Ikeuchi, Masayoshi Tsuji, Yoko Inoue, Kyoko Ito, Hiroshi Katagiri, Hisanao Akita, Makoto Saji, Toshiyasu Yuba, Takashi Yamada, Toshie Tsuchiya, Yoshiharu Aizawa 67
 
Disease burden estimates for lung cancer in Japan
Hiroshi Chimura, Tomohiro Hirao, Eiichi Seki, Kazuhiro Araki, Toshihiko Satoh 76
 
Relationship among white matter hyperintensity, arterial stiffness, associated diseases, and lifestyle in late-onset Alzheimer's disease patients
Hisatoshi Arai, Megumi Takahashi, Motoki Yutani, Taichiro Ikeda, Satoru Oishi, Hitoshi Miyaoka 83
 
Sleep problems among junior high school students with major depressive disorder
Masahide Usami, Arata Oiji, Kazuhiko Saito, Kyota Watanabe, Yoshitaka Iwadare, Masaki Kodaira, Yuuichi Kamei 91
 
Kitasato Medical Society Invitational Academic Lecture Series Abstracts
98
Information for Authors
102