THE TOKAI JOURNAL
of
EXPERIMENTAL and CLINICAL MEDICINE

 
  The Tokai Journal of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, also referred to as Tokai Journal is the official publication of The Tokai Medical Association and published quarterly by The Tokai University School of Medicine. Tokai Journal publishes original articles, brief communications, and reviews which have socioeconomic, cultural and/or historical importance to medical science and related fields.
The Tokai Medical Association edits the Journal and its circulation includes libraries and individuals throughout the world.


EDITORIAL BOARD
 
Editor-in-Chief
Taiji Matsusaka
Editors
Shinya Goto
Hayato Miyachi
Hideo Matsumoto
Honorary Consultants
Masahiro Iida
Kou Sakabe
Board of Consultants
Tetsuya Mine
Kenji Okami
Mitsunori Matsumae
Hiroshi Tachibana
Shinji Hadano
Editorial Consultants
Toshio Honma
  PUBLICATION OFFICE:
Tokai University Press
4-1-1´╝îKitakaname, Hiratsuka-shi, Kanagawa 259-1292, Japan