Yukio Ozaki

Summary

Affiliation: Fujita Health University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Restenosis and stent fracture following sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation
    Masanori Okumura
    Division of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 71:1669-77. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndrome
    Sadako Motoyama
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:49-57. 2009
  3. doi request reprint The washout rate of (123)I-BMIPP and the evolution of left ventricular function in patients with successfully reperfused ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: comparisons with the echocardiography
    Shankar K Biswas
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health UniversityHospital, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:155-64. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Serial coronary CT angiography-verified changes in plaque characteristics as an end point: evaluation of effect of statin intervention
    Kaori Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:691-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress Report from Munich 2012
    Yukio Ozaki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 76:2530-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiographic characteristics of culprit lesions in acute coronary syndromes not related to plaque rupture as defined by optical coherence tomography and angioscopy
    Yukio Ozaki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Heath University Hospital, 1 98 Dengaku, Kutsukake, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Eur Heart J 32:2814-23. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) prior to bare metal stenting on restenosis
    Yukio Ozaki
    Division of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 71:1-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The fate of incomplete stent apposition with drug-eluting stents: an optical coherence tomography-based natural history study
    Yukio Ozaki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Heath University Hospital, 1 98 Dengaku, Kutsukake, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Eur Heart J 31:1470-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint A quantitative coronary angiography-matched comparison between a prospective randomised multicentre cutting balloon angioplasty and bare metal stent trial (REDUCE III) and the Rapamycin-Eluting Stent Evaluation At Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital (RESEARCH)
    Yukio Ozaki
    Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    EuroIntervention 6:400-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Cardio-renal interaction: impact of renal function and anemia on the outcome of chronic heart failure
    Hisashi Kimura
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Heart Vessels 25:306-12. 2010

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Restenosis and stent fracture following sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation
    Masanori Okumura
    Division of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 71:1669-77. 2007
    ..Restenosis still occurs, even with the sirolimus-eluting stent (SES), and the precise mechanisms and the impact of stent fracture on restensosis have not yet been elucidated...
  2. ncbi request reprint Computed tomographic angiography characteristics of atherosclerotic plaques subsequently resulting in acute coronary syndrome
    Sadako Motoyama
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:49-57. 2009
    ..In a computed tomographic (CT) angiography study, we identified the characteristics of atherosclerotic lesions that were associated with subsequent development of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  3. doi request reprint The washout rate of (123)I-BMIPP and the evolution of left ventricular function in patients with successfully reperfused ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: comparisons with the echocardiography
    Shankar K Biswas
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health UniversityHospital, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 26:155-64. 2010
    ..We proved that the WR of the BMIPP is a promising indicator of improvement of the LV wall motion (WMSI) following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and successful reperfusion...
  4. doi request reprint Serial coronary CT angiography-verified changes in plaque characteristics as an end point: evaluation of effect of statin intervention
    Kaori Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:691-8. 2010
    ..This study sought to assess, by serial computed tomography angiography (CTA), the effect of statin treatment on coronary plaque morphology...
  5. ncbi request reprint European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress Report from Munich 2012
    Yukio Ozaki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 76:2530-5. 2012
    ..Relations between ESC and JCS will become closer and more favorable year by year...
  6. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiographic characteristics of culprit lesions in acute coronary syndromes not related to plaque rupture as defined by optical coherence tomography and angioscopy
    Yukio Ozaki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Heath University Hospital, 1 98 Dengaku, Kutsukake, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Eur Heart J 32:2814-23. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the CT characteristics of IFC-ACS lesions...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) prior to bare metal stenting on restenosis
    Yukio Ozaki
    Division of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 71:1-8. 2007
    ..While stent restenosis and late thrombosis still occur even with drug-eluting-stents (DES), there remains a need to explore other strategies for preventing restenosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint The fate of incomplete stent apposition with drug-eluting stents: an optical coherence tomography-based natural history study
    Yukio Ozaki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Heath University Hospital, 1 98 Dengaku, Kutsukake, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Eur Heart J 31:1470-6. 2010
    ..To assess the fate of incomplete stent apposition (ISA) after deployment of sirolimus-eluting stents (SESs)...
  9. doi request reprint A quantitative coronary angiography-matched comparison between a prospective randomised multicentre cutting balloon angioplasty and bare metal stent trial (REDUCE III) and the Rapamycin-Eluting Stent Evaluation At Rotterdam Cardiology Hospital (RESEARCH)
    Yukio Ozaki
    Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    EuroIntervention 6:400-6. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine whether IVUS-guided cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) with BMS could convey similar restenosis rates to DES...
  10. doi request reprint Cardio-renal interaction: impact of renal function and anemia on the outcome of chronic heart failure
    Hisashi Kimura
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Heart Vessels 25:306-12. 2010
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  11. ncbi request reprint Coronary plaque characteristics in patients with mild chronic kidney disease. Analysis by 320-row area detector computed tomography
    Hideki Kawai
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 76:1436-41. 2012
    ..73 m(-2)) and those without CKD (eGFR ≥60) by 320-row area detector computed tomography (CT) have not been studied...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reverse vessel remodeling but not coronary plaque regression could predict future cardiovascular events in ACS patients with intensive statin therapy--the extended JAPAN-ACS study
    Katsumi Miyauchi
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    Circ J 76:825-32. 2012
    ..The Extended JAPAN-ACS study was conducted to evaluate the relationship between coronary plaque regression and long-term clinical outcome, and to explore the factors associated with cardiovascular events...
  13. doi request reprint (123)I-BMIPP and (99m)Tc-TF discordance on myocardial scintigraphy and it's correlation with functional recovery following acute myocardial infarction: role of conventional echocardiography
    Shankar K Biswas
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Aichi, 470 1192, Japan
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 25:765-75. 2009
    ..44, P = 0.004). Mismatched defect score could predict the approximate amount of viable dysfunctional myocardium, and the degree of mismatch showed a significant correlation with the improvement of both systolic and diastolic function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clustering of metabolic syndrome components attenuates coronary plaque regression during intensive statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome: the JAPAN-ACS subanalysis study
    Hiroaki Takashima
    Department of Cardiology, Aichi Medical University, Nagakute, Japan
    Circ J 76:2840-7. 2012
    ..We evaluated the impact of metabolic syndrome (MetS) and its components on coronary plaque regression in the JAPAN-ACS patients...
  15. doi request reprint Clinically evident polyvascular disease and regression of coronary atherosclerosis after intensive statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome: serial intravascular ultrasound from the Japanese assessment of pitavastatin and atorvastatin in ac
    Kiyoshi Hibi
    Division of Cardiology, Yokohama City University Medical Center, 4 57 Urafune cho, Minami Ku, Yokohama 232 0024, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 219:743-9. 2011
    ..To clarify whether the effects of statin treatment on plaque regression vary according to the presence or absence of polyvascular disease (PVD) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do drug elution components increase the risk of fracture of sirolimus-eluting stents?
    Tomoko Kawai
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Japan
    Coron Artery Dis 21:298-303. 2010
    ..We sought to assess whether the use of SES was associated with an increased risk of SF compared with its bare-metal platform, the Bx-velocity stent (BX-BMS)...
  17. doi request reprint Association between elevated plasma norepinephrine levels and cardiac wall motion abnormality in poor-grade subarachnoid hemorrhage patients
    Keiko Sugimoto
    Department of Medical Technology, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan
    Neurosurg Rev 36:259-66; discussion 266. 2013
    ..This retrospective study highlights the role of norepinephrine in pathogenesis of SAH-induced WMA...
  18. doi request reprint Correlation between circulating adiponectin levels and coronary plaque regression during aggressive lipid-lowering therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome: subgroup analysis of JAPAN-ACS study
    Taiki Ohashi
    Department of Cardiology, Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital, Yokkaichi, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 212:237-42. 2010
    ..Adiponectin is an adipocyte-derived protein with anti-atherogenic properties. Here, we investigated the association between adiponectin levels and the change in the plaque volume in ACS patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus is a major negative determinant of coronary plaque regression during statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome--serial intravascular ultrasound observations from the Japan Assessment of Pitavastatin and Atorvastatin in Acut
    Takafumi Hiro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 74:1165-74. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate clinical factors that have an impact on plaque regression using statin therapy...
  20. doi request reprint Discrepancy between myocardial perfusion and fatty acid metabolism following acute myocardial infarction for evaluating the dysfunctional viable myocardium
    Shankar K Biswas
    Department of Radiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Indian Heart J 64:16-22. 2012
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the degree of discrepancy between BMIPP and TF at the subacute state of AMI...
  21. ncbi request reprint Role of ¹²³I-BMIPP and serum B-type natriuretic peptide for the evaluation of patients with heart failure
    Shankar Kumar Biswas
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, 1 98, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Singapore Med J 53:398-402. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the usefulness of ¹²³I-BMIPP imaging and serum BNP levels in patients with heart failure (HF)...
  22. doi request reprint Circulating high-mobility group box 1 and cardiovascular mortality in unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Tousei Hashimoto
    Department of Internal Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 221:490-5. 2012
    ..However, its prognostic value remains unclear in unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI)...
  23. doi request reprint Prediction of the no-reflow phenomenon during percutaneous coronary intervention using coronary computed tomography angiography
    Hiroto Harigaya
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Heart Vessels 26:363-9. 2011
    ..7 mm on coronary CTA and ACS were the significant predictors for the no-reflow phenomenon during PCI. Coronary CTA assessment before PCI would be useful to predict coronary events during PCI in advance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Morphologic and functional assessment of coronary artery disease--potential application of computed tomography angiography and myocardial perfusion imaging
    Sadako Motoyama
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Circ J 77:411-7. 2013
    ..For CTA, the extent of luminal stenosis, and also the features of high-risk plaques (HRP, including positive remodeling and low attenuation) were evaluated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pre-procedural glucose levels and the risk for contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing emergency coronary intervention
    Hiroyuki Naruse
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 76:1848-55. 2012
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Impact of statin therapy on plaque characteristics as assessed by serial OCT, grayscale and integrated backscatter-IVUS
    Kousuke Hattori
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:169-77. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of statin treatment on coronary plaque composition and morphology by optical coherence tomography (OCT), grayscale and integrated backscatter (IB) intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging...
  27. doi request reprint Cystatin C in acute heart failure without advanced renal impairment
    Hiroyuki Naruse
    Department of Internal Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Am J Med 122:566-73. 2009
    ..More accurate detection of mild renal impairment might improve the risk stratification of heart failure patients, especially patients with normal to moderately impaired renal function...
  28. doi request reprint Prognostic value of highly sensitive troponin T on cardiac events in patients with chronic kidney disease not on dialysis
    Midori Hasegawa
    Department of Nephrology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutukaek cho, Toyoake, Aichi, 470 1192, Japan
    Heart Vessels 28:473-9. 2013
    ..857 vs 0.844, P = 0.026). Using a highly sensitive assay, serum hsTnT level was shown to be an independent predictor of cardiac events and a promising risk stratification tool in patients with CKD not on dialysis. ..
  29. doi request reprint Pentraxin 3 in unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Shigeru Matsui
    Division of Critical Care, Fujita Health University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 210:220-5. 2010
    ..We prospectively investigated the prognostic value of pentraxin 3 (PTX3) in patients with unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (UA/NSTEMI)...
  30. doi request reprint Beat-to-beat variability of T-wave amplitude for the risk assessment of ventricular tachyarrhythmia in patients without structural heart disease
    Yoshihiro Sobue
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Europace 13:1612-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to test the ability of TAV to identify patients presenting with malignant ventricular arrhythmia and to predict subsequent occurrences...
  31. doi request reprint Fatty acid metabolism and myocardial perfusion imaging for the evaluation of global left ventricular dysfunction following acute myocardial infarction: comparisons with echocardiography
    Shankar Kumar Biswas
    Dept of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1 98, Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 138:290-9. 2010
    ..This study was designed for the first time to assess systolic, diastolic and global LV dysfunction considering BMIPP and TF mismatched defect score (MMDS), and comparing this approach with the conventional Doppler echocardiography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Central sleep apnoea and inflammation are independently associated with arrhythmia in patients with heart failure
    Kan Sano
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Eur J Heart Fail 15:1003-10. 2013
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Association between clinical outcome and antiarrhythmic treatment in heart failure patients who have atrial fibrillation upon admission to the hospital
    Eiichi Watanabe
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    J Cardiol 60:31-5. 2012
    ..We sometimes encounter patients who have AF upon admission to the hospital, but it spontaneously converts to sinus rhythm within several days (i.e. converter)...
  34. ncbi request reprint A histological and clinical comparison of new and conventional integrated backscatter intravascular ultrasound (IB-IVUS)
    Masaya Ohota
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 76:1678-86. 2012
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Low dose of hydrochlorothiazide, in combination with angiotensin receptor blocker, reduces blood pressure effectively without adverse effect on glucose and lipid profiles
    Wakaya Fujiwara
    Department of Cardiology, Banbuntane Hotokukai Hospital, Fujita Health University, 3 6 10 Otobashi, Nakagawa Ku, Nagoya, 454 8509, Japan
    Heart Vessels 28:316-22. 2013
    ..Therefore, the combination of thiazide diuretics and angiotensin receptor blockers could assist patients in achieving long-term control of blood pressure with good tolerability...
  36. doi request reprint The role of catecholamines in the pathogenesis of neurogenic pulmonary edema associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Joji Inamasu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:2179-84; discussion 2184-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this retrospective study is to evaluate the relative contribution of each catecholamine in the pathogenesis of NPE associated with SAH...
  37. ncbi request reprint Multislice computed tomographic characteristics of coronary lesions in acute coronary syndromes
    Sadako Motoyama
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:319-26. 2007
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of noninvasive assessment of the characteristics of disrupted atherosclerotic plaques, the authors interrogated the culprit lesions in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) by multislice computed tomography (CT)...
  38. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of T-wave amplitude in lead aVR in heart failure patients with narrow QRS complexes
    Kentarou Okuda
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 16:250-7. 2011
    ..We evaluated the prognostic value of the T-wave amplitude in lead aVR in HF patients with narrow QRS complexes...
  39. pmc Relationship between advanced glycation end products and plaque progression in patients with acute coronary syndrome: the JAPAN-ACS sub-study
    Yoshifumi Fukushima
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:5. 2013
    ..The present sub-study of JAPAN-ACS investigates the association between AGEs and RAGE, and PV...
  40. ncbi request reprint Impact of sirolimus-eluting stent fracture on 4-year clinical outcomes
    Hisashi Umeda
    Division of Cardiology, Toyota Memorial Hospital, 1 1 Heiwa cho, Toyota, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 4:349-54. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the impact of SF relative to non-SF on 4-year clinical outcomes after treatment with SES of comparable unselected lesions...
  41. doi request reprint Prognostic value of left atrial volume index in patents with first acute myocardial infarction
    Eirin Sakaguchi
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan
    Eur J Echocardiogr 12:440-4. 2011
    ..We evaluated the usefulness of left atrial volume index (LAVI) and the degree of changes in LAVI (delta LAVI) during hospitalization for the prediction of prognosis after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Impact of lipid-lowering therapy with pitavastatin, a new HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, on regression of coronary atherosclerotic plaque
    Hiroaki Takashima
    Department of Cardiology, Aichi Medical University, School of Medicine, Aichi, Japan
    Circ J 71:1678-84. 2007
    ..In the present study volumetric intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) analyses were performed to investigate the effect of pitavastatin, a newly developed statin, on regression of human coronary plaque...
  43. doi request reprint Coronary CT angiography and high-risk plaque morphology
    Sadako Motoyama
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 28:1-8. 2013
    ..8 versus baseline: 1.3 ± 2.3 mm(3), p = 0.02) forwards stabilization of plaques. Although not recommended currently as a population-based strategy, CT angiographic examination may help identify very high risk asymptomatic subjects...
  44. doi request reprint The role of norepinephrine and estradiol in the pathogenesis of cardiac wall motion abnormality associated with subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Keiko Sugimoto
    Department of Medical Technology, Fujita Health University School of Health Sciences, 1 98 Kutsukake, Toyoake 470 1192, Japan
    Stroke 43:1897-903. 2012
    ..In addition to elevated catecholamine, the role of estrogen in the pathogenesis of WMA has recently been implicated. The objective of this study is to clarify the interrelation among catecholamine, estrogen, and WMA in patients with SAH...
  45. doi request reprint Effect of intensive statin therapy on regression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a multicenter randomized trial evaluated by volumetric intravascular ultrasound using pitavastatin versus atorvastatin (JAPAN-ACS [Japan
    Takafumi Hiro
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Ube, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:293-302. 2009
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Eicosapentaenoic acid for the prevention of recurrent atrial fibrillation
    Eiichi Watanabe
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 16:373-8. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine whether the combination of antiarrhythmic drugs and EPA reduced the frequency of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with paroxysmal AF...
  47. doi request reprint Coil migration into coronary sinus: a rare complication of percutaneous transhepatic obliteration of portal systemic collaterals
    Hideki Kawai
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:326-7. 2013
    ..Just after inserting a coil into the shunt, it slipped through the giant shunt and migrated to the right atrium. CT showed coil migration into the coronary sinus. ..
  48. doi request reprint Dilated coronary arterial obstruction due to coronary artery microfistulae
    Hideki Kawai
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University, 1 98 Dengakugakubo, Kutsukake cho, Toyoake, Aichi 470 1192, Japan Electronic address
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 7:417-8. 2013
    ..Coronary CT angiography showed that microfistulae arising from multiple arteries may have led to myocardial infarction from intracoronary thromboembolism within the dilated left anterior descending (LAD). ..
  49. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme 2 gene expression increased compensatory for left ventricular remodeling in patients with end-stage heart failure
    Masatsugu Ohtsuki
    Department of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan 21st Century COE Program, Development Center for Targeted and Minimally Invasive Diagnosis and Treatment, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 145:333-4. 2010
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of serum concentration of heart-type fatty acid-binding protein relative to cardiac troponin T on admission in the early hours of acute coronary syndrome
    Junnichi Ishii
    Division of Critical Care, Fujita Health University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Toyoake, Japan
    Clin Chem 51:1397-404. 2005
    ..We evaluated the prognostic value of the H-FABP concentration relative to cardiac troponin T (cTnT) in the early hours of ACS...
  51. ncbi request reprint Impact of angiotensin II receptor blockers on the progression and regression of coronary atherosclerosis: an intravascular ultrasound study
    Katsuhisa Waseda
    Department of Cardiology, Aichi Medical University, Japan
    Circ J 70:1111-5. 2006
    ..Although angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARB) have been found to reduce the coronary atherosclerotic plaque burden in animal models, it is unknown whether ARB have a similar effect on human coronary arteries...
  52. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of KCNE1 induces QT interval prolongation in patients with chronic heart failure
    Eiichi Watanabe
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake
    Circ J 71:471-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the current study was to examine the relationship between I(K) transcripts and QT interval in surface electrocardiogram in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Long term prognosis of chronic heart failure: reduced vs preserved left ventricular ejection fraction
    Kenji Miyagishima
    Divison of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Fujita Health University School of Medicine, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 73:92-9. 2009
    ..Left ventricle diastolic dysfunction is attracting increasing attention of one of the etiologies of chronic heart failure (CHF)...