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Vol. 53, 2006

Journal of Medical and Dental Sciences
ONLINE ISSN 2185-9132
PRINT ISSN 1342-8810

No. 1, March 2006

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Palatal Coverage Disturbance in Masticatory Function.....1
Yoshinori Kaiba, Shigezo Hirano and Iwao Hayakawa

Videofluoroscopic Kinesiologic Analysis of Swallowing: Defining a Standard Plane.....7
Ayako Nakane, Haruka Tohara, Yukari Ouchi, Shino Goto and Hiroshi Uematsu

Fundamental Data Quality Assessments of Clinical Trials in Japan.....17
Hajime Saijo, Hiroi Kasai, Hiromitu Takahashi, Masayoshi Harigai and Kozo Takase

A Comparative Study of Oral Health Status in a Migrant / Japanese Sample.....27
Jiro Otsuru, Masayuki Ueno, Kayoko Shinada, Vladimir W. Spolsky, Carl A. Maida and Yoko Kawaguchi

CAD/CAM Evaluation of the fit of trans-tibial sockets for trans-tibial amputation stumps.....51
Koji Isozaki, Masataka Hosoda, Tadashi Masuda and Sadao Morita

Role of caspase 8 as a determinant in chemosensitivity of p53-mutated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cell lines.....57
Yoshimasa Kaneda, Hiroaki Shimamoto, Kouji Matsumura, Ramanathan Arvind, Shengliang Zhang, Eiki Sakai,
Ken Omura and Nobuo Tsuchida

An Impact of Masticatory Muscle Function on IL-1β and SOX9 Expression in Condyle.....67
Atith Manopinivate, Sawa Kaneko and Kunimichi Soma

Proinflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokine gene polymorphisms in hypersensitivity pneumonitis.....75
Kyoko Kondoh, Yutaka Usui, Yoshio Ohtani, Naohiko Inase, Shuji Miyake and Yasuyuki Yoshizawa

No. 2, June 2006

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Teeth contacting habit as a contributing factor to chronic pain in patients with temporomandibular disorders.....103
Fumiaki Sato, Koji Kino, Masashi Sugisaki, Tadasu Haketa, Yoko Amemori, Takayuki Ishikawa, Toshihisa Shibuya, Teruo Amagasa, Tomoaki Shibuya, Haruyasu Tanabe, Tetsuya Yoda, Ichiro Sakamoto, Ken Omura and Hitoshi Miyaoka

Effects of a small electric current on sterilization of a dental unit water line.....111
Takayuki Tanahashi, Ken-ichi Tonami, Kouji Araki and Norimasa Kurosaki

Comparison of Tongue Volume/Oral Cavity Volume Ratio between Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Patients and Normal Adults Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging.....119
Chisato Iida-Kondo, Norio Yoshino, Tohru Kurabayashi, Shirou Mataki, Makoto Hasegawa and Norimasa Kurosaki

Effects of exposure to 4-META/MMA-TBB resin on pulp cell viability.....127
Nakako Imaizumi, Hisatomo Kondo, Keiichi Ohya, Shohei Kasugai, Kouji Araki and Norimasa Kurosaki

No. 3, September 2006

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Preliminary study of the short tandem repeat region of human growth hormone gene in Japanese.....135
Keita Sato, Seiko Katsumura, Yoh Tamaki, Fusao Nishikawara, Yoshiaki Nomura, Akihisa Tsurumoto and
Nobuhiro Hanada

A Study on Developmental Changes of Masticatory Function in Children.....141
Tatsuo Matsubara, Yoshiaki Ono and Yuzo Takagi

Role of the anterior cingulate cortex in volitional swallowing: an electromyographic and functional magnetic resonance imaging study.....149
Keiko Maeda, Takashi Ono, Hideo Shinagawa, Ei-ichi Honda, Tohru Kurabayashi and Kimie Ohyama

Role of oral streptococci in the pH-dependent carious dentin.....159
Tomoko Maeda, Yuichi Kitasako, Hidenobu Senpuku, Michael F Burrow and Junji Tagami

No. 4, December 2006

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