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COVID-19 Publications from Japan:Clinical research

Last Update: August 4, 2020
Humidifier Use and Prone Positioning in a Patient with Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia and Endotracheal Tube Impaction Due to Highly Viscous Sputum. NEW
Author name Sugimoto R, Kenzaka T, Fujikawa M, Kawasaki S, Nishisaki H.
Journal title Cureus. 2020;12(6): e8626. Published 2020 Jun 15. doi:10.7759/cureus.8626
Acute Gouty Arthritis During Favipiravir Treatment for Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Case Report. NEW
Author name Hase R, Kurata R, Ishida K, Kurita T, Muranaka E, Mito H.
Journal title Intern Med. 2020 Jul 28. doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.5377-20.
Therapeutic Potential of Ciclesonide Inahalation for COVID-19 Pneumonia: Report of Three Cases. NEW
Author name Iwabuchi K, Yoshie K, Kurakami Y, Takahashi K, Kato Y, Morishima T.
Journal title J Infect Chemother. 2020 Jun;26(6):625-632. doi:10.1016/j.jiac.2020.04.007.
A case of imported COVID-19 diagnosed by PCR-positive lower respiratory specimen but with PCR-negative throat swabs. NEW
Author name Hase R, Kurita T, Muranaka E, Sasazawa H, Mito H, Yano Y.
Journal title Infect Dis (Lond). 2020 Jun;52(6): 423-426. doi:10.1080/23744235.2020.1744711. ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
A case of non-severe COVID -19 complicated by pulmonary embolism.
Author name Akiyama Y, Horiuchi K, Kondo Y, Kabata H, Ishii M, Fukunaga K.
Journal title Respir Case Rep. ‭8‭(7),‭ ‬2020,‭ ‬e00622‬. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcr2.622‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Gargle Lavage as a Safe and Sensitive Alternative to Swab Samples to Diagnose COVID-19: A Case Report in Japan.
Author name Saito M, Adachi E, Yamayoshi S, Koga M, Iwatsuki-Horimoto K, Kawaoka Y, et al.
Journal title Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Apr 2; ciaa377. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa377.
Cases of Coronavirus disease-2019 in HIV-infected Transgender Women.
Author name Adachi E, Saito M, Ikeuchi K, Hoshina T, Yotsuyanagi H.
Journal title AIDS. 2020 Jul 15; 34(9):1435-6. doi:10.1097/QAD.0000000000002573.
Relative Bradycardia in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Coronavirus Disease, Japan.
Author name Ikeuchi K, Saito M, Yamamoto S, Nagai H, Adachi E.
Journal title Emerg Infect Dis. 2020 Jul 1; 26(10). doi:10.3201/eid2610.202648.
Serum KL-6 can distinguish between different phenotypes of severe COVID-19.
Author name Nakamura H, Miyagi K, Otsuki M, Higure Y, Nishiyama N, Kinjo T, et al.
Journal title J Med Virol. 2020 Jul 7.  doi: 10.1002/jmv.26268.
The peripheral lymphocyte count as a predictor of severe COVID-19 and the effect of treatment with ciclesonide.
Author name Yamasaki Y, Ooka S, Tsuchida T, Nakamura Y, Hagiwara Y, Naitou Y, et al.
Journal title Virus Res. 2020 Jul 3; 198089. doi:10.1016/j.virusres.2020.198089.
Statement on the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in patients with pediatric cancer in Japan.
Author name Iehara T, Manabe A, Hosoi H.
Journal title Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2020 Jun 22; e28440. doi:10.1002/pbc.28440.
Natural history of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Author name Sakurai A, Sasaki T, Kato S, Hayashi M, Tsuzuki S,  Ishihara T, et al.
Journal title N Engl J Med. 2020 Jun 12; NEJMc2013020. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2013020.
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy for a Patient with Severe COVID-19.
Author name Katagiri D, Ishikane M, Ogawa T, Kinoshita N, Katano H, Suzuki T, et al.
Journal title Blood Purif. 2020 Jun 11; 1-3. doi:10.1159/000508062.
A case of SARS-CoV-2 infection in an untreated HIV patient in Tokyo, Japan.
Author name Nakamoto T, Kutsuna S, Yanagawa Y, Kanda K, Okuhama A, Akiyama Y, et al.
Journal title J Med Virol. 2020 Jun 3; 10.1002/jmv.26102. doi:10.1002/jmv.26102.
Treatment of two cases of COVID-19 with ciclesonide resulted in amelioration of pneumonia symptoms.
Author name Tsuchida T, Yamasaki Y, Kunishima H, Sato K, Kanazawa M, Moriuchi A, et al.
Journal title Jpn J Antibiot. 2020 Jun; 73(2): 35-44.
Pharmacokinetics of Favipiravir in Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19.
Author name Irie K, Nakagawa A, Fujita H,   Ryo Tamura R, Eto M, Ikesue H, et al.
Journal title Clin Transl Sci. 2020 May 31; 10.1111/cts.12827. doi:10.1111/cts.12827.
Clinical course of 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in individuals present during the outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
Author name Kato H, Shimizu H, ShibueY, Hosoda T, Iwabuchi K, et al.
Journal title J Infect Chemother. May 13; 26(8):865-869. doi:10.1016/j.jiac.2020.05.005.
Psychiatric burdens or stress during hospitalization and concerns after discharge in patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 isolated in a tertiary care hospital.
Author name Morioka S, Saito S, Hayakawa K, Takasaki J, Suzuki T, Ide S, et al.
Journal title Psychiatry Res. 2020 Apr 29; 289:113040. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2020.113040.
Nursing care for patients with COVID-19 on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support.
Author name Umeda A, Sugiki Y.
Journal title Glob Health Med. 2020 Apr; 2(2):127-30. doi:10.35772/ghm.2020.01018
Clinical course of a critically ill patient with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
Author name Takahashi N, Abe R, Hattori N, Matsumura Y, Oshima T, Taniguchi T, et al.
Journal title J Artif Organs. 2020 Jun 16;1-4. doi:10.1007/s10047-020-01183-y.
Imported and Locally Transmitted Mild SARS-CoV-2 Pneumonia Cases in Japan.
Author name Tochitani K, Iwamoto N, Motobayashi H, Yamamoto S, Tsunehiro Shimizu.
Journal title J Infect Chemother. 2020 Aug; 26(8):854-857. doi:10.1016/j.jiac.2020.05.014.
Clinical characteristics of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak on a cruise ship.
Author name Yoshimura Y, Sasaki H, Horiuchi H, Miyata N, Tachikawa N.
Journal title J Infect Chemother. 2020 Jun 12; S1341-321X(20)30196-3. doi:10.1016/j.jiac.2020.06.010.
Prolonged presence of SARS-CoV-2 in a COVID-19 case with rheumatoid arthritis taking iguratimod treated with ciclesonide.
Author name Baba H, Kanamori H, Oshima K, Seike I, Niitsuma-Sugaya I, Takei K, et al.
Journal title J Infect Chemother. 2020 July 1; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiac.2020.06.022

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