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List of Reports
Jun-ichi Kira Last modified date:2019.07.03

Professor / Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Graduate school of Medical Sciences / Department of Clinical Medicine / Faculty of Medical Sciences


Reports
1. Kira J, Yamasaki R, Ogata H, Anti-neurofascin autoantibody and demyelination., Neurochem Int (in press)., 2019.03.
2. Fujii T, Yamasaki R, Kira J, Anti-plexin D1 antibodies are a novel biomarker for immune-mediated neuropathic pain., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol (in press)., 2019.03.
3. Kira J, Isobe N, Helicobacter pylori infection and demyelinating disease of the central nervous system., J Neuroimmunol 14-19, 2019., 2018.07.
4. Shinoda K, Matsushita T, Nakamura Y, Masaki K, Yamashita R, Kira J, HLA genotype and cortical lesions: Response to the letter from Spencer et al., Mult Scler 24(6): 819-820, 2018., 2018.04.
5. Kira J, Reply to letter to the editor: Dimethyl fumarate for patients with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder., 24(3): 366-367, 2018., 2018.04.
6. Mukaino T, Shiraishi W, Hiroo Yamaguchi, Jun-ichi Kira, Multimodal diagnostic approach for limbic encephalitis associated with anti-voltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies., Clinical Experimental Neuroimmunol 6: 318-320, 2015., Clinical Experimental Neuroimmunol 6: 318-320, 2015., 2015.04.
7. Shiraishi W, Hayashi S, Iwanaga Y, Jun-ichi Kira, A case of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, and osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome presenting with hypertrophic pachymeningitis., J Neurol Sci 349: 229-31, 2015., J Neurol Sci 349: 229-31, 2015., 2014.12.
8. Fujii T, Hayashi S, Kawamura N, Jun-ichi Kira, A case of adult-onset reducing body myopathy presenting a novel clinical feature, asymmetrical involvement of sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles., J Neurol Sci 343: 206-210, 2014., J Neurol Sci 343: 206-210, 2014., 2014.12.
9. Shinoda K, Asahara H, Taira Uehara, Jun-ichi Kira, Multiphasic acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) associated with atypical rubella virus infection., Mult Scler (in press)., Mult Scler 2014 (in press)., 2014.12.
10. Jun-ichi Kira, Helicobacter pylori infection might prove the hygiene hypothesis in multiple sclerosis., J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiat (in press)., J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiat (in press)., 2014.10.
11. Jun-ichi Kira, Expectations and concerns regarding emerging new disease-modifying drugs for multiple sclerosis: what can we expect in the future?, Clin Exp Neuroimmunol (in press), Clin Exp Neuroimmunol (in press), 2014.10.
12. Jun-ichi Kira, Time to re-visit “Asian modifications” of multiple sclerosis: lessons from the Japanese fingolimod studies., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 5:1, 2014., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 5: 1, 2014., 2014.09.
13. Jun-ichi Kira, What we know and do not know about fingolimod: outline and interpretation of results from the Japanese fingolimod core and extension studies., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 5:10-18, 2014., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 5: 10-18, 2014., 2014.09.
14. Matsui M, Shimuzu Y, Doi H, Jun-ichi Kira, Japanese guidelines for fingolimod in multiple sclerosis: putting into practice., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 5: 34-48, 2014., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 5: 34-48, 2014., 2014.09.
15. Yamashita C, Hiroshi Shigeto, Maeda N, Jun-ichi Kira, Transient interhemispheric disconnection in a case of insulinoma-induced hypoglycemic encephalopathy., J Neurol Sci (in press)., J Neurol Sci (in press)., 2014.03.
16. Matsui M, Shimizu Y, Jun-ichi Kira, Japanese guidelines for fingolimod in multiple sclerosis: putting into practice., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol , 5: 34-48, 2014., 2014.02.
17. Jun-ichi Kira, What we know and do not know about fingolimod: outline and interpretation of results from the Japanese fingolimod core and extension studies., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol , 5: 10-18, 2014., 2014.02.
18. Jun-ichi Kira, Time to re-visit “Asian modifications” of multiple sclerosis: lessons from the Japanese fingolimod studies., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol , 5: 1, 2014., 2014.02.
19. Saitoh B, Yoshida K, HAYASHI SHINTARO, Jun-ichi Kira, Sporadic hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with axonal spheroids showing numerous lesions with restricted diffusivity caused by a novel splice site mutation in the CSF1R gene., Clin Exp Neuroimmunology 4 (Suppl.1), 76-81, 2013., 2014.01.
20. Shiraishi W, HAYASHI SHINTARO, Jun-ichi Kira, A case of neuromyelitis optica harboring both anti-aquaporin-4 antibodies and a pathogenic mitochondrial DNA mutation for Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy., Mult Scler, 258-260, 2014., 2014.01.
21. Jun-ichi Kira, Therapeutic benefits of an oral vitamin B1 derivative for human T lymphotropic virus type I-associated myelopathy/tropical spastic paraparesis (HAM/TSP)., BMC Medicine , 11: 183-185, 2013., 2013.12.
22. Jun-ichi Kira, Genetic and environmental factors underlying the rapid changes in epidemiological and clinical features of multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optica in Japanese., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol , 4:261-273, 2013., 2013.12.
23. Saitoh B, HAYASHI SHINTARO, Ryo Yamasaki, Jun-ichi Kira, A case of hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with axonal spheroids caused by a de novo mutation in CSF1R masquerading as primary progressive multiple sclerosis., Mult Scler, Mult Scler 19: 1367-1370, 2013., 2013.10.
24. Jun-ichi Kira, Neuro 2013. Congress Report., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol (in Press), Clin Exp Neuroimmunol (in Press)., 2013.09.
25. Shiraishi W, HAYASHI SHINTARO, 鎌田 崇嗣, Jun-ichi Kira, Shower embolism-like brain lesions in Churg-Strauss syndrome., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol , Clin Exp Neuroimmunol (in press)., 2013.08.
26. Sonoda K, Sasaki K, Takahisa Tateishi, Ryo Yamasaki, Jun-ichi Kira, TAR DNA-binding protein 43 pathology in a case clinically diagnosed with facial-onset sensory and motor neuronopathy syndrome: an autopsied case report and a review of the literature., J Neurol Sci , J Neurol Sci 322: 148-153, 2013., 2013.08.
27. Suzuki M, Kawasaki H, Masaki Katsuhisa, Suzuki SO, Jun-ichi Kira, An autopsy case of the Marburg variant of multiple sclerosis (acute multiple sclerosis)., Intern Med , Intern Med (in press)., 2013.08.
28. Shinoda K, Asahara H, Taira Uehara, Jun-ichi Kira, Multiphasic acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) associated with atypical rubella virus infection., Mult Scler (in press)., Mult Scler (in press)., 2013.06.
29. Fujii T, HAYASHI SHINTARO, Yasumasa Ohyagi, Jun-ichi Kira, A case of adult-onset reducing body myopathy presenting a novel clinical feature, asymmetrical involvement of sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles., J Neurol Sci (in press)., J Neurol Sci (in press)., 2013.06.
30. Sonoda K, Ryo Yamasaki, Takuya Matsushita, Jun-ichi Kira, A case of CLIPPERS showing features common to multiple sclerosis., Clin Exp Neuroimmunol , Clin Exp Neuroimmunol 4: 104-106, 2013., 2013.04.
31. Jun-ichi Kira, Evidence for efficacy of a drug widely used without authorization in multiple sclerosis: mycophenolate mofetil., J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiaty , 85: 246, 2014., 2013.01.
32. Jun-ichi Kira, Genetic and environmental backgrounds responsible for the change in the phenotype of MS in Japanese subjects
, Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders , 1:188-195, 2013., 2012.08.
33. Watanabe M, Ochi H, Arahata H, Matsuo T, Nagafuchi S, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Myopathy in autoimmune polyendocrinopathy- candidiasis-ectodermal dystrophy, Muscle Nerve, 45: 904-908, 2012, 2012.06.
34. Jun-ichi Kira, Saiga T, Takahisa Tateishi, Inflammatory radiculo neuropathy in an ALS4 patient with a novvel SETX mutation., J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry , 83: 763-764, 2012., 2012.05.
35. Kira J, The expanding phenotype of CLIPPERS: is it a disease or a syndrome?, J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 83: 2-3, 2012, 2012.01.
36. Iwata T*, Shigeto H*, Ogata K, Hagiwara K, Kanamori Y, Uehara T, Ohyagi Y, Tobimatsu S, Kira J, Hyperexcitability restricted to the lower limb motor system in a patient with stiff-leg syndrome, J Clin Neurosci, 18: 1720-1722, 2011, 2011.12.
37. Kira J, Autoimmunity in neuromyelitis optica and opticospinal multiple sclerosis: astrocytopathy as a common denominator in demyelinating disorders, J Neurol Sci, 311: 69-77, 2011, 2011.12, 多発性硬化症、視神経脊髄炎に共通してアストロサイトパチーが存在することを初めて指摘し、脱髄性疾患に共通する病態として抗体非依存性アストロサイトパチーを提唱した。.
38. Uehara T, Murai H, Yamasaki R, Kikuchi H, Shigeto H, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Thymoma-associated progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus successfully treated with thymectomy and intravenous immunoglobulin, Eur Neurol, 66: 328-330, 2011, 2011.11.
39. Takase K *, Shigeto H, Furuta K, Sakae N, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Transient vocal cord palsy caused by hypoperfusion of unilateral hemisphere, Fukuoka Acta Media, 102: 273-276, 2011, 2011.09.
40. Shinoda K, Matsushita T, Furuta K, Isobe N, Yonekawa T, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Wall-eyed bilateral internuclear ophthalmoplegia (WEBINO) syndrome in a patient with Neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder and anti-aquaporin-4 antibody, Multi Scler, 17: 885-887, 2011, 2011.06.
41. Doi H, Arimura K, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Frostbite-like skin lesion as an autonomic symptom in Isaacs' syndrome, International Medicine, 50: 1113-1115, 2011, 2011.05.
42. Kira J, Neuromyelitis optica and opticospinal multiple sclerosis: Mechanisms and pathogenesis, Pathophysiology, 18: 69-79, 2011, 2011.04.
43. Kira J, Astrocytopathy in Balo's disease, Multi Scler, 17: 771-779, 2011, 2011.04.
44. Kira J, Minohara M, Matsushita T, Authors’ reply to Helicobacter pylori with or without its neutrophil-activating protein may be the common denominator associated with multiple sclerosis and neuromyelitis optic., Mult Scler 16: 378-379, 2010., 2011.03.
45. Kira J, Neuromyelitis optica and opticospinal multiple sclerosis, Pathophysiology 18: 69-79, 2011, 2011.02.
46. Dashjamts T, Yoshiura T, Hiwatashi A, Yamashita K, Abe K, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Honda H, Asymmetrical cerebral perfusion demonstrated by noninvasive arterial spin-labelling perfusion imaging in a patient with corticobasal degeneration, Jpn J Radiol, 28: 75-78, 2010, 2010.12.
47. Kira J, Matsushita T, Isobe N, Ishizu T, Opticospinal multiple sclerosis in Japanese, Neurology Asia 13: 167-173, 2010, 2010.12.
48. Doi H, Hashimoto S, Kira J, Transient burning pain in the ipsilateral orbit as an initial mamifection of dorsal portine hemorrhage, Neurologia Medico-chirurgica, 49: 206-208, 2009, 2010.01.
49. Hagiwara K, Ochi H, Suzuki S, Shimizu Y, Tokuda T, Murai H, Shigeto H, Ohyagi Y, Iwata M, Iwaki T, Kira J, Highly selevtive leptomeningeal amyloidosis with transthyretin variant Ala25Thr., Neurology 72: 1358-1360, 2009, 2009.07.
50. Kira J, Neuromyelitis optica and Asian phenotype of multiple sclerosis., NY Acad Sci USA, 1142: 58-71, 2008, 2008.12.
51. Polman C, Miller D, Weinshenker B, Filippi M, Banwell B, Cohen J, Freedman M, Galetta S, Hutchinson M, Johnson R, Kappos L, Kira J, Lublin F, McFarland H, Montalban X, Panitch H, Richert J, Reingold S, Differential Diagnosis of Suspected Multiple Sclerosis: A Consensus Approach, Multiple Sclerosis, 14: 1157-1174, 2009, 2008.12.
52. Hokonohara T, Shigetou H, Kawano Y, Uehara M, Ohyagi Y, Kira J, Facial onset sensory and motor neuronopatly (FOSMN) syndrome responding to immunotherapies., J Neurol Sci 275: 157-158, 2009, 2008.07.
53. Kira J , Multiple sclerosis: delineation of neural damage hoping by early intervention.
, Lancet Neurology , Lancet Neurology 7: 3-5, 2008, 2008.05.
54. Kira J, Geographical influence: MS Genetics in Japan., MS IN FOCUS, Issue 8: 19, 2006.08.
55. Kira J, Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease and polymorphonuclear leuokocytic pleocytosis in cerebrospinal fluid., Intern Med , 45: 839-840, 2006.08.