Masato Muraki

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Affiliation: Kinki University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi Inhaled montelukast inhibits cysteinyl-leukotriene-induced bronchoconstriction in ovalbumin-sensitized guinea-pigs: the potential as a new asthma medication
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int Immunopharmacol 9:1337-41. 2009
  2. doi Antigen-specific IgG and IgA, but not IgE, activate the effector functions of eosinophils in the presence of antigen
    Masato Muraki
    Division of Allergic Diseases and Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 154:119-27. 2011
  3. doi Annual change of respiratory functions in adult patients with asthma: the potential of antiasthma treatments for many years to repair irreversible changes of the airway
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Asthma 47:978-85. 2010
  4. doi Continued inhalation of lidocaine suppresses antigen-induced airway hyperreactivity and airway inflammation in ovalbumin-sensitized guinea pigs
    M Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int Immunopharmacol 8:725-31. 2008
  5. doi Comparison of the Asthma Health Questionnaire-33-Japan and the short-form 36-item health survey for measuring quality of life in Japanese patients with asthma
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Allergol Int 57:339-46. 2008
  6. ncbi Apnoea-hypopnoea index during rapid eye movement and non-rapid eye movement sleep in obstructive sleep apnoea
    M Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Japan
    J Int Med Res 36:906-13. 2008
  7. doi Effects of a cysteinyl leukotriene dual 1/2 receptor antagonist on antigen-induced airway hypersensitivity and airway inflammation in a guinea pig asthma model
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Nara Hospital, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Ikoma, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:90-5. 2011
  8. doi Clinical and inflammatory factors associated with body mass index in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Yuji Higashimoto
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 11:32-8. 2011
  9. doi The strategy for predicting future exacerbation of asthma using a combination of the Asthma Control Test and lung function test
    Ryuji Sato
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Asthma 46:677-82. 2009
  10. doi Activation of the prefrontal cortex is associated with exertional dyspnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Yuji Higashimoto
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kinki University, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Respiration 82:492-500. 2011

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  1. doi Inhaled montelukast inhibits cysteinyl-leukotriene-induced bronchoconstriction in ovalbumin-sensitized guinea-pigs: the potential as a new asthma medication
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int Immunopharmacol 9:1337-41. 2009
    ..Inhaled montelukast, a cysteinyl-LT receptor antagonist, was effective in inhibiting cysteinyl-LT-induced acute bronchoconstriction, and may have the potential for clinical use as a new asthma drug...
  2. doi Antigen-specific IgG and IgA, but not IgE, activate the effector functions of eosinophils in the presence of antigen
    Masato Muraki
    Division of Allergic Diseases and Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 154:119-27. 2011
    ..Prior reports suggest that eosinophils have receptors recognizing IgA, IgG and IgE; however, little is known regarding the direct effects of antigens and antigen-specific immunoglobulins on the functions of eosinophils...
  3. doi Annual change of respiratory functions in adult patients with asthma: the potential of antiasthma treatments for many years to repair irreversible changes of the airway
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Asthma 47:978-85. 2010
    ..Little is known regarding annual changes of respiratory functions among patients with asthma after asthma symptoms enter remission...
  4. doi Continued inhalation of lidocaine suppresses antigen-induced airway hyperreactivity and airway inflammation in ovalbumin-sensitized guinea pigs
    M Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Japan
    Int Immunopharmacol 8:725-31. 2008
    ..It appears possible that lidocaine when inhaled suppresses eosinophilic inflammation of the airway and SP-induced neurogenic inflammation, leading to alleviation of airway hyperreactivity...
  5. doi Comparison of the Asthma Health Questionnaire-33-Japan and the short-form 36-item health survey for measuring quality of life in Japanese patients with asthma
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Allergol Int 57:339-46. 2008
    ..The Asthma Health Questionnaire (AHQ)-Japan is useful for assessing quality of life (QOL) in Japanese patients with asthma. However, no studies have compared the AHQ-Japan to other QOL instruments...
  6. ncbi Apnoea-hypopnoea index during rapid eye movement and non-rapid eye movement sleep in obstructive sleep apnoea
    M Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osakasayama, Japan
    J Int Med Res 36:906-13. 2008
    ..This may indicate that important, but unknown, factors related to the mechanism responsible for the severity of OSA are operative during NREM sleep...
  7. doi Effects of a cysteinyl leukotriene dual 1/2 receptor antagonist on antigen-induced airway hypersensitivity and airway inflammation in a guinea pig asthma model
    Masato Muraki
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Nara Hospital, Kinki University Faculty of Medicine, Ikoma, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 155:90-5. 2011
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  8. doi Clinical and inflammatory factors associated with body mass index in elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Yuji Higashimoto
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 11:32-8. 2011
    ..Systemic inflammation has been suggested as one of the mechanisms of malnutrition in COPD. This study investigated the relationships of clinical variables and inflammatory biomarkers with BMI in COPD in an aging population...
  9. doi The strategy for predicting future exacerbation of asthma using a combination of the Asthma Control Test and lung function test
    Ryuji Sato
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka Sayama, Osaka, Japan
    J Asthma 46:677-82. 2009
    ..Various factors have been reported to be useful for predicting future exacerbations...
  10. doi Activation of the prefrontal cortex is associated with exertional dyspnea in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Yuji Higashimoto
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kinki University, Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Respiration 82:492-500. 2011
    ..Exertional dyspnea is the primary symptom that limits exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It is unknown which activated brain area is associated with this symptom in COPD patients...
  11. ncbi Effects of dietary supplements on the Fischer ratio before and after pulmonary rehabilitation
    Hirokazu Kubo
    Kinki University School of Medicine, Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Department of Internal Medicine, Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 15:551-5. 2006
    ..It is an important element in continuing comprehensive pulmonary rehabilitation for a longer period...
  12. ncbi Effect of AA-2414 on early and late bronchial responses in actively sensitized guinea-pigs
    Y Tohda
    Fourth Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Kinki University, Osaka, Japan
    J Int Med Res 29:229-35. 2001
    ..These results show that AA-2414 inhibits the late asthmatic response and the production of oxygen radicals from airway-infiltrated cells...
  13. ncbi Role of chemical mediators in airway hyperresponsiveness in an asthmatic model
    Y Tohda
    4th Department of Internal Medicine, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Respiration 68:73-7. 2001
    ..The results suggest that TXA(2) and PAF are involved in AHR in OA-sensitized guinea pigs...