Shinji Makita

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Influence of daily alcohol consumption on serum adiponectin levels in men
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Iwate Medical University, Morioka 020 8505, Japan
    Metabolism 62:411-6. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Influence of mild-to-moderate alcohol consumption on cardiovascular diseases in men from the general population
    Shinji Makita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020 8505, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 224:222-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors related to long-term prognosis in medically treated type B aortic dissection: a physical predisposing factor
    M Nagai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Morioka, Japan
    Int Angiol 31:427-32. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of C-reactive protein levels with carotid intima-media complex thickness and plaque formation in the general population
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Medicine II, Iwate Medical University, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Stroke 36:2138-42. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease is associated with increased carotid artery stiffness without morphological changes in participants of health check-up programs
    Shinji Makita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 213:306-10. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Diabetic state as a crucial factor for impaired arterial elastic properties in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Shinji Makita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Memorial Heart Center, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 208:167-70. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of low-dose hydrochlorothiazide in combination with telmisartan on early morning blood pressure in uncontrolled hypertensive patients
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of Cardiology and Memorial Heart Center, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Uchimaru, Morioka, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 31:105-15. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased carotid artery stiffness without atherosclerotic change in patients with aortic dissection
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Medicine II, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Angiology 57:478-86. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Serum C-reactive protein levels can be used to predict future ischemic stroke and mortality in Japanese men from the general population
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 204:234-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Effects of telmisartan on adiponectin levels and body weight in hypertensive patients with glucose intolerance
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine II and Memorial Heart Center, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Metabolism 57:1473-8. 2008

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Publications24

  1. doi request reprint Influence of daily alcohol consumption on serum adiponectin levels in men
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Iwate Medical University, Morioka 020 8505, Japan
    Metabolism 62:411-6. 2013
    ..However, factors that can account for the U-shaped or J-shaped relationship between daily alcohol consumption and incident cardiovascular diseases remain obscure...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of mild-to-moderate alcohol consumption on cardiovascular diseases in men from the general population
    Shinji Makita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 020 8505, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 224:222-7. 2012
    ..1 years). Alcohol consumption was categorized into 3 groups (A1, none or occasional; A2, ≤25 g/day; A3, >25 g/day as ethanol) at baseline...
  3. ncbi request reprint Factors related to long-term prognosis in medically treated type B aortic dissection: a physical predisposing factor
    M Nagai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Morioka, Japan
    Int Angiol 31:427-32. 2012
    ..The present study examined other crucial factors, including physical characteristics, related to the long-term prognosis in type B aortic dissection...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of C-reactive protein levels with carotid intima-media complex thickness and plaque formation in the general population
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Medicine II, Iwate Medical University, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Stroke 36:2138-42. 2005
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease is associated with increased carotid artery stiffness without morphological changes in participants of health check-up programs
    Shinji Makita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 213:306-10. 2010
    ..73 m(2) and/or presence of proteinuria) with both elasticity (stiffness β index) of the carotid artery and intimal atherosclerotic changes in participants of health check-up programs (n=3406, 63% men; mean age, 58.8 years)...
  6. doi request reprint Diabetic state as a crucial factor for impaired arterial elastic properties in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Shinji Makita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Memorial Heart Center, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 208:167-70. 2010
    ..However, in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who have severe atherosclerotic disorder or risk clustering, the major determinants of increased stiffness have been not clarified...
  7. doi request reprint Efficacy of low-dose hydrochlorothiazide in combination with telmisartan on early morning blood pressure in uncontrolled hypertensive patients
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine, Unit of Cardiology and Memorial Heart Center, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Uchimaru, Morioka, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 31:105-15. 2009
    ..A sufficient and long-acting BP lowering effect, as reflected in decreased early morning BP, was obtained with the combination of low-dose HCTZ and telmisartan without apparent metabolic deterioration...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased carotid artery stiffness without atherosclerotic change in patients with aortic dissection
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Medicine II, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Angiology 57:478-86. 2006
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  9. doi request reprint Serum C-reactive protein levels can be used to predict future ischemic stroke and mortality in Japanese men from the general population
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Iwate Medical University, 19 1 Uchimaru, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 204:234-8. 2009
    ..The present study examined the predictive value of serum high sensitivity CRP (hs-CRP) levels for future cerebrovascular events and mortality in the general Japanese population...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of telmisartan on adiponectin levels and body weight in hypertensive patients with glucose intolerance
    Shinji Makita
    Department of Internal Medicine II and Memorial Heart Center, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, Morioka 0208505, Japan
    Metabolism 57:1473-8. 2008
    ..Candesartan did not achieve similar improvements in these patients. Among ARBs, telmisartan may have a larger impact on obesity-related diseases that can lead to cardiovascular disorders...
  11. ncbi request reprint Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide is useful for cardiovascular risk assessment in community-based diabetes subjects: comparison with albuminuria
    Masayuki Onodera
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Japan
    Int Heart J 53:176-81. 2012
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  12. doi request reprint Predictive value of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide for ischemic stroke: a community-based longitudinal study
    Tomohiro Takahashi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 207:298-303. 2009
    ..However, the predictive value of plasma BNP for ischemic stroke remains unknown. We have studied the predictive ability of plasma BNP for future development of stroke in community dwelling adults...
  13. doi request reprint Sex-specific threshold levels of plasma B-type natriuretic peptide for prediction of cardiovascular event risk in a Japanese population initially free of cardiovascular disease
    Motoyuki Nakamura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 108:1564-9. 2011
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  14. doi request reprint Prehypertension subtype with elevated C-reactive protein: risk of ischemic stroke in a general Japanese population
    Fumitaka Tanaka
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 23:1108-13. 2010
    ..This cohort study investigated whether the high-risk group for future ischemic stroke among PreHT subjects can be predicted by stratification of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Plasma B-type natriuretic peptide level and cardiovascular events in chronic kidney disease in a community-based population
    Masafumi Sakuma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology Division, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Circ J 74:792-7. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Gender-specific risk stratification with plasma B-type natriuretic peptide for future onset of congestive heart failure and mortality in the Japanese general population
    Motoyuki Nakamura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 143:124-9. 2010
    ..However, no studies have examined gender-specific risk stratification of plasma BNP levels for future onset of CHF and mortality...
  17. doi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio as a useful marker for early-stage carotid atherosclerosis
    Makiko Tamada
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, School of Medicine, Morioka, Japan
    Metabolism 59:653-7. 2010
    ..Assessment of this lipid ratio may thus facilitate early management of atherosclerotic risks better rather than assessment of LDL-C alone...
  18. doi request reprint Poor self-rated health is significantly associated with elevated C-reactive protein levels in women, but not in men, in the Japanese general population
    Kozo Tanno
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Yahaba, Japan
    J Psychosom Res 73:225-31. 2012
    ..Self-rated health (SRH) is associated with risk for mortality, but its biological basis is poorly understood. We examined the association between SRH and low-grade inflammation in a Japanese general population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serum C-reactive protein levels and death and cardiovascular events in mild to moderate chronic kidney disease
    Yorihiko Koeda
    Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
    Int Heart J 52:180-4. 2011
    ..77 (95% CI; 1.61-4.77). These results suggest that serum hsCRP measurement is a useful tool for the risk stratification of CV events and death in CKD male subjects selected from the general population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors related to tooth loss among community-dwelling middle-aged and elderly Japanese men
    Ayumi Ando
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Yahaba, Iwate, Japan
    J Epidemiol 23:301-6. 2013
    ..Using data from a large-scale community-based Japanese population, we attempted to identify factors associated with tooth loss in middle-aged and elderly men...
  21. ncbi request reprint Association between metabolic syndrome and carotid atherosclerosis: relevance of combined criteria including the serum adiponectin level for the general population
    Akihiko Abiko
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 50:381-7. 2011
    ..The usefulness of the inclusion of the serum adiponectin concentration in the MetS criteria for the detection of atherosclerosis was also examined...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of predictability of future cardiovascular events between chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage based on CKD epidemiology collaboration equation and that based on modification of diet in renal disease equation in the Japanese general population--I
    Masaki Ohsawa
    Department of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Iwate, Japan
    Circ J 77:1315-25. 2013
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  23. doi request reprint Comparison of the incidence of acute decompensated heart failure before and after the major tsunami in Northeast Japan
    Motoyuki Nakamura
    Department of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka, Iwate, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 110:1856-60. 2012
    ..83, p <0.001). In conclusion, these findings suggest that large and sudden changes in daily life and the trauma associated with a devastating tsunami have a significant impact on the incidence of ADHF...
  24. ncbi request reprint Potential effects of angiotensin II receptor blockers on glucose tolerance and adiponectin levels in hypertensive patients
    Shinji Makita
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:317-8. 2007