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Editor-in-Chief: Masao Yamada
 

Acta Medica Okayama is published biomonthly by the Okayama University Medical School, Okayama, Japan. The journal was first published in 1928 as Arbeiten aus der Medizinischen Universitat zu Okayama. In 1952 (Volume 8) the journal was renamed Acta Medicinae Okayama and published quarterly. Biomonthly publication began in 1959 (Volume 15). The present name was adopted in 1973 (Volume 27). Instructions to contributors are on the inside page of back cover.

Listed in Current Contents Life Sciences, Index Medicus, Biological Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Science Citation Index etc.

Current Issue: Volume 68, Issue 6

Original Article

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Visualization of Astrocytic Primary Cilia in the Mouse Brain by Immunofluorescent Analysis Using the Cilia Marker Arl13b
Kyosuke Kasahara , Ko Miyoshi , Shinki Murakami , Ikuko Miyazaki , Masato Asanuma

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Mean Lung Pressure during Adult High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation: An Experimental Study Using a Lung Model
Takahiro Hirayama , Osamu Nagano , Naoki Shiba , Tetsuya Yumoto , Keiji Sato , Michihisa Terado , Toyomu Ugawa , Shingo Ichiba , Yoshihito Ujike

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Mental Health Status among Japanese Medical Students: A Cross-Sectional Survey of 20 Universities
Tadahiro Ohtsu , Yoshitaka Kaneita , Yoneatsu Osaki , Akatsuki Kokaze , Hirotaka Ochiai , Takako Shirasawa , Hinako Nanri , Takashi Ohida

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Living Will Interest and Preferred End-of-life Care and Death Locations among Japanese Adults 50 and over: A Population-based Survey
Hiroyuki Nishie , Satoshi Mizobuchi , Etsuji Suzuki , Kenji Sato , Yuichiro Toda , Junji Matsuoka , Hiroshi Morimatsu

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Protective Effect of Eicosapentaenoic Acid on Insulin Resistance in Hyperlipidemic Patients and on the Postoperative Course of Cardiac Surgery Patients: The Possible Involvement of Adiponectin
Tsuyoshi Yamamoto , Yutaka Kajikawa , Satoru Otani , Yuki Yamada , Syunji Takemoto , Minoru Hirota , Masae Ikeda , Hiromi Iwagaki , Shinya Saito , Toshiyoshi Fujiwara

Case Report

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Severe Case of Peripheral Leukocytosis Initially Diagnosed as Myelodysplastic Syndrome/Myeloproliferative Neoplasm, Unclassifiable, but Possibly Prefibrotic Primary Myelofibrosis
Seisuke Ota , Yasushi Hiramatsu , Eisei Kondo , Akinori Kasahara , Saimon Takada , Sachio Umena , Toshio Noguchi , Mitsune Tanimoto , Tadashi Matsumura

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Ultrastructural Analysis of an Enterolith Composed of Deoxycholic Acid
Masaya Iwamuro , Yuichi Miyashima , Takahiro Yoshioka , Toshihiro Murata , Yoshio Miyabe , Yoshinari Kawai , Haruo Urata , Hidenori Shiraha , Hiroyuki Okada , Kazuhide Yamamoto

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Management of Lacerated and Swollen Tongue after Convulsive Seizure with a Mouth Protector: Interprofessional Collaboration Including Dentists in Intensive Care
Reiko Yamanaka , Yoshihiko Soga , Yoshie Moriya , Akemi Okui , Tetsuo Takeuchi , Kenji Sato , Hiroshi Morimatsu , Manabu Morita

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POEMS Syndrome in a 20-year-old Patient Diagnosed Following a Complaint of Reduced Visual Acuity
Shinichiro Doi , Shuhei Kimura , Yuki Morizane , Mika Hosogi , Mio Hosokawa , Yusuke Shiode , Tetsuhiro Kawata , Eisei Kondo , Fumio Shiraga