Epidemiological Studies of Specified Rare and Intractable Disease

  • Masakazu Washio
  • Gen Kobashi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Masakazu Washio, Yutaka Inaba
    Pages 1-13
  3. Mitsumasa Umesawa, Koji Uchiyama, Hiroshi Taneichi, Gen Kobashi
    Pages 15-31
  4. Kazushi Okamoto
    Pages 47-59
  5. Keiko Tanaka, Yoshihiro Miyake
    Pages 61-81
  6. Nagato Kuriyama, Masakazu Miyajima, Madoka Nakajima, Takeo Kato, Michiko Kurosawa, Wakaba Fukushima et al.
    Pages 83-102
  7. Satoko Ohfuji
    Pages 117-131
  8. Koji Uchiyama, Mitsumasa Umesawa, Yasuo Haruyama, Toshimi Sairenchi, Gen Kobashi
    Pages 133-146
  9. Chikako Kiyohara, Masakazu Washio
    Pages 147-162
  10. Naoyasu Ueda, Takahiko Horiuchi
    Pages 163-183

About this book


This book presents research findings from epidemiological studies investigating chronic and intractable diseases with unidentifiable causes from a clinical perspective. Each chapter provides the latest findings on specific diseases, including procedures for their study, insights into their causes, risk factors and preventive factors providing a foundation for new ideas and further development as well as establishing treatment procedures. Epidemiological Studies of Specified Rare and Intractable Disease(Nanbyo in Japanese)  is a valuable resource for both new and established researchers as well as students who are seeking information on public health and on environmental and clinical epidemiology. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Masakazu Washio
    • 1
  • Gen Kobashi
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Mary’s CollegeKurumeJapan
  2. 2.Dokkyo Medical UniversityMibuJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-1095-9
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-1096-6
  • Series Print ISSN 2364-8333
  • Series Online ISSN 2364-8341
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