Atsushi Funatsu

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Successful retrieval of a broken intravascular ultrasound catheter tip in the coronary artery
    Atsushi Funatsu
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao cho, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto, Japan 615 8256
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E197-200. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of the kissing microcatheter technique to exchange a retrograde wire for an antegrade wire in the retrograde approach to intervention in chronic total occlusion
    Atsushi Funatsu
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao cho, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E74-7. 2010
  3. doi request reprint An unmappable ventricular tachycardia in the arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: elucidation of critical isolated delayed components with high-resolution electroanatomical mapping
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto 615 8256, Japan
    Europace 12:279-81. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Nifekalant and disopyramide in a patient with short QT syndrome: evaluation of pharmacological effects and electrophysiological properties
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1229-32. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint [Initial and long term outcomes of stent implantation for iliac compression syndrome]
    Atsushi Funatsu
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Cardiol 50:371-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Case report: Focal ablation for atrial fibrillation originating from the inferior vena cava and the posterior left atrium
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:131-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Bundle brunch reentrant ventricular tachycardia with two distinct conduction patterns in a patient with complete right bundle branch block
    Yoshihisa Enjoji
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1438-41. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Two atrial reentrant tachycardias originating from the superior vena cava: electrophysiological characteristics and radiofrequency ablation
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 15:43-7. 2006
  9. pmc The results of a new distal protection method in intervention for chronic total occlusion of the superficial femoral artery
    Tomoko Kobayashi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto 615 8256, Japan
    Cardiol Res Pract 2009:687609. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Ventricular late potential in patients with apparently normal electrocardiogram; predictor of Brugada syndrome
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:266-73. 2010

Collaborators

  • Masahiro Mizobuchi
  • Makoto Utsunomiya
  • Yoshihisa Enjoji
  • Tomoko Kobayashi
  • Shigeru Nakamura
  • Kensaku Shibata
  • Hiromi Muranishi
  • Daisuke Kanbayashi
  • Emiko Ejima
  • Chinae Miyamoto
  • Tsuyoshi Ono
  • Itaru Yokouchi

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Successful retrieval of a broken intravascular ultrasound catheter tip in the coronary artery
    Atsushi Funatsu
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao cho, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto, Japan 615 8256
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E197-200. 2010
    ..The loop snare was then pulled back securely catching the IVUS catheter tip. The broken IVUS catheter tip was subsequently removed. This novel technique is effective for retrieving intracoronary foreign bodies...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of the kissing microcatheter technique to exchange a retrograde wire for an antegrade wire in the retrograde approach to intervention in chronic total occlusion
    Atsushi Funatsu
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao cho, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Invasive Cardiol 22:E74-7. 2010
    ..This novel technique is a safe, feasible strategy for placing an antegrade guidewire across a CTO lesion...
  3. doi request reprint An unmappable ventricular tachycardia in the arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: elucidation of critical isolated delayed components with high-resolution electroanatomical mapping
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto 615 8256, Japan
    Europace 12:279-81. 2010
    ..No ventricular tachyarrhythmia was recognized at 6-month follow-up. Isolated delayed component ablation with high-resolution CARTO map was feasible and provided a curative approach in the treatment of an unmappable VT in ARVC...
  4. doi request reprint Nifekalant and disopyramide in a patient with short QT syndrome: evaluation of pharmacological effects and electrophysiological properties
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:1229-32. 2008
    ..Moreover, QT interval was paradoxically prolonged at higher heart rates induced with isoproterenol infusion or an exercise test, although the mechanism of this QT prolongation remains to be investigated...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Initial and long term outcomes of stent implantation for iliac compression syndrome]
    Atsushi Funatsu
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto, Japan
    J Cardiol 50:371-7. 2007
    ..The initial and long term outcome of stenting in the iliac vein were investigated in patients with iliac compression syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint Case report: Focal ablation for atrial fibrillation originating from the inferior vena cava and the posterior left atrium
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:131-4. 2006
    ..Focal ablation for ectopic beats within the IVC and the low-posterior LA completely eliminated the storm of AF...
  7. ncbi request reprint Bundle brunch reentrant ventricular tachycardia with two distinct conduction patterns in a patient with complete right bundle branch block
    Yoshihisa Enjoji
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1438-41. 2006
    ..Left posterior fascicle ablation terminated the tachycardia, and complete atrioventricular block occurred, which showed the unidirectional conduction over the right bundle...
  8. ncbi request reprint Two atrial reentrant tachycardias originating from the superior vena cava: electrophysiological characteristics and radiofrequency ablation
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 15:43-7. 2006
    ..Both of them showed the character of reentry, and their earliest activations were recorded in the SVC. They were successfully eliminated by focal radiofrequency ablation in the SVC...
  9. pmc The results of a new distal protection method in intervention for chronic total occlusion of the superficial femoral artery
    Tomoko Kobayashi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao, Nishikyo ku, Kyoto 615 8256, Japan
    Cardiol Res Pract 2009:687609. 2009
    ..Conclusion. In SFA-CTO intervention, the risk of distal embolization is 10%, which can be anticipated and eliminated by the distal protection method...
  10. doi request reprint Ventricular late potential in patients with apparently normal electrocardiogram; predictor of Brugada syndrome
    Masahiro Mizobuchi
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:266-73. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that positive ventricular late potential (VLP) in patients with nonspecific ECG would predict the inducible coved ST elevation (type-1 Brugada ECG) and the patients at high risk...
  11. doi request reprint Catheter ablation of fatal ventricular tachyarrhythmias storm in acute coronary syndrome--role of Purkinje fiber network
    Yoshihisa Enjoji
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, 17 Yamada Hirao cho, Nishikyo ku, 615 8256 Kyoto, Japan
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 26:207-15. 2009
    ..Following CA, spontaneous episodes of VF or VT were no longer observed. CA is an efficacious way to bail out PFN-related VF or VT storm even in ACS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Catheter ablation for an incessant form of antiarrhythmic drug-resistant ventricular fibrillation after acute coronary syndrome
    Yoshihisa Enjoji
    Cardiovascular Center, Kyoto Katsura Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:102-5. 2006
    ..The electrical storm disappeared, and programmable stimulation failed to induce any tachyarrhythmias after the ablation. A Purkinje fiber network-related PVC served as a trigger and as a substrate for VT and VF in a case of ACS with HF...