Flexible Thin-Film Neural Electrodes with Improved Conformability for ECoG Measurements and Electrical Stimulation

Neural electrodes for electrocorticography (ECoG) recording and electrical stimulation are used for diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy, which are temporarily attached to the surface of cerebral cortex within the subdural space. However, conventional electrodes have a mechanical mismatch with the surface curvature of the brain cortex.

Blood Perfusion Assessment by Indocyanine Green Fluorescence Imaging for Minimally Invasive Rectal Cancer Surgery (EssentiAL trial)

Objective: The aim of the present randomized controlled trial was to evaluate the superiority of indocyanine green fluorescence imaging (ICG-FI) in reducing the rate of anastomotic leakage in minimally invasive rectal cancer surgery.

Association between maternal factors in early pregnancy and congenital heart defects in offspring: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study

Background Many prenatal factors are reported to be associated with congenital heart defects (CHD) in offspring. However, these associations have not been adequately examined using large‐scale birth cohorts.

Cross-sectional survey of hypertension management in clinical practice in Japan: The Kanagawa Hypertension Study 2021 conducted in collaboration with Japan Medical Association Database of Clinical Medicine

We aim to assess the data of patients with hypertension in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, collected in 2021 that were provided by the Japan Medical Association Database of Clinical Medicine. Data collected in 2011 and 2014 by the Kanagawa Physicians Association were used for comparative analysis.