Satoko Nakamura

Summary

Affiliation: National Cardiovascular Center
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prediction of coronary artery disease and cardiac events using electrocardiographic changes during hemodialysis
    S Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Nagoya, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:592-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and deterioration of renal function after elective repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 65:165-72. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The incidence and risk factors of renal artery stenosis in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:839-44. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis and renal parenchymal damage in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm proven by autopsy
    Satoko Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 32:11-6. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy is a risk factor independent of hypertension in survival of hemodialyzed patients
    Satoko Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Ren Fail 24:175-86. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint QTc dispersion in haemodialysis patients with cardiac complications
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:113-8. 2005
  7. pmc Coronary calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1892-900. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and survival in end-stage renal disease patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Nephrol 22:422-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal function in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm. Comparison with hypertensive patients
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 29:67-73. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and cardiovascular events in elderly hypertensive patients without previous cardiovascular complications
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:603-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications75

  1. ncbi request reprint Prediction of coronary artery disease and cardiac events using electrocardiographic changes during hemodialysis
    S Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Nagoya, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:592-9. 2000
    ..05), but not for all-cause mortality. ST depression during HD is useful to diagnose CAD in symptomatic patients and is considered an important prognosticator of subsequent cardiac events...
  2. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and deterioration of renal function after elective repair of infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm
    S Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 65:165-72. 2006
    ..Renal dysfunction affects the prognosis of patients after aortic surgery. However, the factors associated with the postoperative deterioration of renal function has not been clarified precisely...
  3. ncbi request reprint The incidence and risk factors of renal artery stenosis in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Hypertens Res 30:839-44. 2007
    ..The RAS risk factors were the presence of other CVDs, renal dysfunction, and smoking. Since RAS is an underlying cause of hypertension and renal failure, it is important to consider the presence of RAS in patients with severe CAS...
  4. doi request reprint Renal artery stenosis and renal parenchymal damage in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm proven by autopsy
    Satoko Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 32:11-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between clinical characteristics and renal histology in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy is a risk factor independent of hypertension in survival of hemodialyzed patients
    Satoko Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Ren Fail 24:175-86. 2002
    ..This finding, together with those above from Cox's model and logistic analysis strongly suggests that risk from left ventricular hypertrophy is independent of, but one from heart enlargement is dependent on hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint QTc dispersion in haemodialysis patients with cardiac complications
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrology (Carlton) 10:113-8. 2005
    ..In the present study, we examine whether the patients who are susceptible to prolongation of QTc dispersion by HD are prone to life-threatening cardiovascular events and related deaths...
  7. pmc Coronary calcification in patients with chronic kidney disease and coronary artery disease
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:1892-900. 2009
    ..Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is considered to be the causal link connecting them. The aim of the study is to determine the relationship between level of kidney function and the prevalence of CAC...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical characteristics and survival in end-stage renal disease patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Nephrol 22:422-8. 2002
    ..Atherosclerotic disease (ASO) is considered a serious problem in dialysis patients. We tried to clarify the characteristics of ASO and to evaluate its impact on survival...
  9. ncbi request reprint Renal function in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysm. Comparison with hypertensive patients
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Blood Press Res 29:67-73. 2006
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate and compare renal function and risk factors of AAA patients with those of hypertensive patients...
  10. ncbi request reprint Microalbuminuria and cardiovascular events in elderly hypertensive patients without previous cardiovascular complications
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 26:603-8. 2003
    ..05). The results indicated that, in elderly hypertensive patients without previous cardiovascular complications, microalbuminuria can be a predictor of cardiovascular events irrespective of conventional BP control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Effect of early nephrology referral on the initiation of hemodialysis and survival in patients with chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular diseases
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Circ J 71:511-6. 2007
    ..The impact of early referral on the timing of hemodialysis (HD) and mortality in the patients with CKD and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) was evaluated in this present study...
  12. doi request reprint Association of renal resistive index with target organ damage in essential hypertension
    Yohei Doi
    Divisions of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 25:1292-8. 2012
    ..A better understanding of its relationship with preclinical organ damage may help in determining overall cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients...
  13. doi request reprint Control of home blood pressure with an amlodipine- or losartan-based regimen and progression of carotid artery intima-media thickness in hypertensive patients: the HOSP substudy
    Yuko Ohta
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 35:279-84. 2013
    ..In conclusion, carotid IMT increased over time in hypertensive patients in spite of the strict control of home BP. Amlodipine may slow the progression of IMT more than losartan, although a difference was not obvious after 5 years...
  14. ncbi request reprint Masked hypertension and target organ damage in treated hypertensive patients
    Mari Tomiyama
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 19:880-6. 2006
    ..However, it remains to be elucidated how masked hypertension modifies target organ damage in treated hypertensive patients...
  15. doi request reprint The cutoff value of aldosterone-to-renin ratio for the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism in patients taking antihypertensive medicine
    Shinichiro Niizuma
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 30:640-7. 2008
    ..However, a reliable cutoff value for the aldosterone-to-renin ratio (ARR) has not been established, especially for Asians, including the Japanese...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reverse white-coat effect as an independent risk for microalbuminuria in treated hypertensive patients
    Toako Kato
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:911-6. 2007
    ..The present study assessed the hypothesis that this phenomenon may specifically associate with microalbuminuria, a marker of early renal damage, in treated hypertension...
  17. ncbi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide in hemodialysis patients: predictive value for hemodynamic change during hemodialysis and cardiac function
    Tetsutaro Matayoshi
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Am J Nephrol 28:122-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study is to examine the predictive value of BNP for blood pressure (BP) fall during HD and cardiac function...
  18. doi request reprint Kidney function and histological damage in autopsy subjects with myocardial infarction
    Shinichiro Niizuma
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Ren Fail 33:847-52. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to evaluate the relationship between renal histology and clinical characteristics of patients with myocardial infarction (MI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Adrenomedullin reflects cardiac dysfunction, excessive blood volume, and inflammation in hemodialysis patients
    Fumiki Yoshihara
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Osaka, Japan
    Kidney Int 68:1355-63. 2005
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Decreased coronary flow reserve in haemodialysis patients
    Shinnichiro Niizuma
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Fujishirodai 5 7 1, Suita 565 8565, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:2324-8. 2008
    ..Coronary flow reserve (CFR) reflects the functional capacity of microcirculation to adapt to blood demand during increased cardiac work...
  21. ncbi request reprint Associations of hypertension and its complications with variations in the xanthine dehydrogenase gene
    Jin Yang
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:931-40. 2008
    ..0006). Our results suggest that genetic variations in XDH contribute partly to hypertension and its complications, including atherosclerosis and CKD...
  22. ncbi request reprint Genetic polymorphisms of L-type calcium channel alpha1C and alpha1D subunit genes are associated with sensitivity to the antihypertensive effects of L-type dihydropyridine calcium-channel blockers
    Kei Kamide
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Research Institute, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Circ J 73:732-40. 2009
    ..The response of blood pressure (BP) to L-type dihydropyridine calcium-channel blockers (dCCBs) differs among individuals...
  23. doi request reprint Renal resistive index and cardiovascular and renal outcomes in essential hypertension
    Yohei Doi
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Hypertension 60:770-7. 2012
    ..In hypertensive patients with chronic kidney disease, RI evaluation may complement predictors of cardiovascular and renal outcomes...
  24. doi request reprint Blood pressure and medication during long-term antihypertensive therapy based on morning home SBP in hypertensive patients: Hypertension Control Based on Home Systolic Pressure (HOSP) substudy
    Yuhei Kawano
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:239-43. 2010
    ..These results show that long-term strict control of morning BP is feasible. Amlodipine appears to be more effective in controlling morning BP than losartan when the medication is administered alone in the morning...
  25. doi request reprint Association of intima-media thickening of carotid artery with genetic polymorphisms of the regulator of G-protein signaling 2 gene in patients with hypertension and in the general population
    Kei Kamide
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:740-6. 2011
    ..Taken together, these data suggest that genetic polymorphisms in RGS2 are associated with intima-media thickening of carotid artery in humans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Midregional proadrenomedullin reflects cardiac dysfunction in haemodialysis patients with cardiovascular disease
    Fumiki Yoshihara
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2263-8. 2007
    ..Objectives. We evaluated whether midregional proadrenomedullin reflects cardiac dysfunction, systemic inflammation or blood volume in haemodialysis patients...
  27. doi request reprint Additive interaction of metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease on cardiac hypertrophy, and risk of cardiovascular disease in hypertension
    Yoshio Iwashima
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 23:290-8. 2010
    ..We examined the association between MetS, CKD, and left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), and prospectively investigated the predictive value of the combination of MetS and CKD for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in essential hypertension...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of plasma brain natriuretic peptide in non-dialysis-dependent CRF
    Yoichi Takami
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 44:420-8. 2004
    ..This study is designed to clarify the diagnostic and prognostic value of plasma BNP level in patients with CRF...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship between renal artery stenosis and intrarenal damage in autopsy subjects with stroke
    Hideki Fujii
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishiro dai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:113-9. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the relationship between the extent of renal parenchymal damage, renal artery stenosis (RAS) and clinical characteristics in autopsy subjects with stroke...
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationship between insulin resistance and the renin-angiotensin system: analysis for patients with essential and renovascular hypertension
    Tetsutaro Matayoshi
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 29:479-87. 2007
    ..However, there was no significant relationship between PRA and indices of insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia in patients with RVHT. In conclusion, the systemic RAS may modulate insulin sensitivity in EHT patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease as an independent risk factor for new-onset atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patients
    Takeshi Horio
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    J Hypertens 28:1738-44. 2010
    ..However, the association between CKD and the onset of AF has not been fully elucidated. The present study assessed the hypothesis that CKD may influence the onset of AF in hypertensives...
  32. doi request reprint Impact of chronic kidney disease on carotid atherosclerosis according to blood pressure category: the Suita study
    Tomoyuki Ohara
    From the Departments of Cerebrovascular Medicine T O, K T, K M, Preventive Cardiology Y K, M W, Y M, Stroke Care Unit M K, Hypertension and Nephrology S N, and Neurology K N, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan and North Medical Center M N, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
    Stroke 44:3537-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to clarify the association of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with carotid atherosclerosis and the impact of CKD on carotid atherosclerosis according to blood pressure categories in an urban general population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of screening for primary aldosteronism by adrenocortical scintigraphy without discontinuing antihypertensive medication
    Hajime Nakahama
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Fujishirodai 5 7 1, Suita 565 8565, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 16:725-8. 2003
    ..We examined the efficacy of adrenocortical scintigraphy performed without modification of antihypertensive medications...
  34. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic renal infarction, due to fibromuscular dysplasia, in a young woman with 11 years of follow-up
    Shinichiro Niizuma
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 9:170-3. 2005
    ..This case suggests the need for long-term and periodical follow-up of patients with fibromuscular dysplasia...
  35. ncbi request reprint Life-threatening hyperkalemia during a combined therapy with the angiotensin receptor blocker candesartan and spironolactone
    Hideki Fujii
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Kobe J Med Sci 51:1-6. 2005
    ..Co-administration of thiazide or loop diuretics is recommended to reduce the risk of hyperkalemia...
  36. doi request reprint Interleukin-6 as an independent predictor of future cardiovascular events in high-risk Japanese patients: comparison with C-reactive protein
    Hidenori Nishida
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Cytokine 53:342-6. 2011
    ..80 vs. lowest tertile, P=0.006). These findings indicate that IL-6 is a powerful independent predictor of future CV events in high-risk Japanese patients, suggesting its predictive value is superior to that of hs-CRP...
  37. ncbi request reprint The thiazide-sensitive Na(+)-Cl(-) cotransporter gene, C1784T, and adrenergic receptor-beta3 gene, T727C, may be gene polymorphisms susceptible to the antihypertensive effect of thiazide diuretics
    Tetsutaro Matayoshi
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Hypertens Res 27:821-33. 2004
    ..Both newly detected TSC C1784T and ADRB3 T727C are gene polymorphisms susceptible to the antihypertensive effect of TZDs in patients with EHT. Thus, the prediction of BP reduction by TZDs may be possible by evaluating these two SNPs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relationship between blood pressure category and incidence of stroke and myocardial infarction in an urban Japanese population with and without chronic kidney disease: the Suita Study
    Yoshihiro Kokubo
    Department of Preventive Cardiology, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1, Fujishiro dai, Suita, Osaka, 565 8565 Japan
    Stroke 40:2674-9. 2009
    ..Few studies, however, have examined the relationship between blood pressure (BP) category and these diseases in subjects with and without CKD...
  39. doi request reprint Trend of office and home blood pressure control in treated hypertensive patients: changes in antihypertensive medication and salt intake
    Yuko Ohta
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 36:103-7. 2014
    ..Intensive pharmacological therapy, but not a reduction in salt intake appears to have contributed to improved BP control...
  40. ncbi request reprint Positive correlations between cerebral choline and renal dysfunction in chronic renal failure
    Osamu Sasaki
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Neuroradiology 48:300-6. 2006
    ..Cerebral metabolism in chronic renal failure (CRF) patients has not been fully evaluated. This study examined cerebral metabolites in CRF, using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS)...
  41. doi request reprint Evidence for severe atherosclerotic changes in chronic hemodialysis patients: comparative autopsy study against cardiovascular disease patients without chronic kidney disease
    Chigure Suzuki
    Department of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Ther Apher Dial 15:51-7. 2011
    ..73 m(2). Aortic atherosclerosis was aggravated by traditional and chronic kidney disease-related risk factors...
  42. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension at the introductory phase of haemodialysis predicts all-cause mortality
    Osamu Sasaki
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Fujishirodai 5 7 1, Suita 565 8565, Osaka, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:377-81. 2005
    ..Since the predictive value of orthostatic hypotension (OH) at the introductory phase of haemodialysis (HD) is unknown, we examined the association between OH and all-cause death in patients who started HD between 1987 and 2001...
  43. ncbi request reprint A favourable outcome using oral prednisolone and losartan only in a patient with ANCA-related glomerulonephritis: a discrepancy between histological activity and MPO-ANCA
    Hajime Nakahama
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:610-2. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint [Treatment for hypertension in patients with renal diseases]
    Satoko Nakamura
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center
    Nihon Rinsho 62:452-9. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Is diabetic nephropathy a predicted risk factor?--Kaplan-Meier and multivariate analysis of confounding risk factors in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting for chronic dialysis patients
    Shizu Oyamada
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Circ J 73:2056-60. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the preoperative risk factors of performing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting (OPCAB) in patients on chronic dialysis...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prognostic study of cardiac and renal events in Japanese patients with chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular risk using myocardial perfusion SPECT: J-ACCESS 3 study design
    Satoko Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Ther Apher Dial 14:379-85. 2010
    ..The primary endpoints will be cardiac death and sudden death. The secondary endpoints will comprise any cardiovascular or renal events. This study will be completed in 2013. Here, we describe the design of the J-ACCESS 3 study...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cause of residual hypertension after adrenalectomy in patients with primary aldosteronism
    Y Horita
    Departments of Medicine, Pathology, and Cardiovascular Surgery, Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:884-9. 2001
    ..In conclusion, severity of glomerulosclerosis and arteriolosclerosis and LVM are related to blood pressure after adrenalectomy in patients with PA...
  48. ncbi request reprint Treatment of severe hypothyroidism reduced serum creatinine levels in two chronic renal failure patients
    H Nakahama
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Nephron 88:264-7. 2001
    ..Hypothyroidism per se, one of its complications or one of its associated autoimmune diseases might play a role in modifying the underlying renal problem...
  49. doi request reprint Association of insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor gene polymorphisms with left ventricular mass and geometry in essential hypertension
    T Horio
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 24:320-6. 2010
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Chronic administration of aprindine during maintenance hemodialysis
    Y Takata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kyushu Dental College, Japan
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 35:553-6. 1997
    ..In conclusion, aprindine may be safely administered for at least 1 year to arrhythmia patients on maintenance hemodialysis...
  51. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery diameter and left ventricular function in patients on maintenance hemodialysis treatment: comparison between diabetic and nondiabetic patients
    K Hatada
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Nephron 80:269-73. 1998
    ..This study examined the role of diabetes mellitus on determining left ventricular function by evaluating coronary artery diameter in patients with end-stage renal disease on maintenance hemodialysis treatment...
  52. ncbi request reprint N2-carboxyethyl-2'-deoxyguanosine, a DNA glycation marker, in kidneys and aortas of diabetic and uremic patients
    H Li
    Department of Clinic Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
    Kidney Int 69:388-92. 2006
    ..In conclusion, AGE-mediated modification of DNA is enhanced in the kidney of diabetic nephropathy and the aorta of uremic atherosclerosis, and may induce a loss of genetic integrity in these diseases...
  53. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of ST-segment elevation in lead V1 in patients with acute inferior wall Q-wave myocardial infarction
    Y Tsuka
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Am Heart J 141:615-20. 2001
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Severity of chronic atrophic gastritis and subsequent gastric cancer occurrence: a 10-year prospective cohort study in Japan
    M Inoue
    Division of Epidemiology and Prevention, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, 1 1 Kanokoden, Chikusa ku, 464 8681, Nagoya, Japan
    Cancer Lett 161:105-12. 2000
    ..Our study gives the supportive evidence to the hypothesis that incomplete chronic atrophic gastritis and the processes occurring in atrophy are associated with development of gastric cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of technetium-99m tetrofosmin myocardial perfusion imaging in the detection of spontaneous recanalization in patients with acute anterior myocardial infarction
    S Hamada
    Cardiovascular Center, Kansai Medical University, 10 15 Fumizono cho, Moriguchi, Osaka, 570 8507, Japan
    Eur J Nucl Med 28:326-33. 2001
    ..Thus, 99mTc-tetrofosmin SPET imaging on admission is a very accurate method for the detection of SR in patients with acute anterior MI...
  56. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with chronic renal failure: impact of diabetes mellitus
    J Miyazato
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Diabet Med 22:730-6. 2005
    ..The present study was designed to investigate the impact of diabetic nephropathy on LV diastolic dysfunction, independent of LV hypertrophy, in CRF patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Reverse white-coat effect as an independent risk for left ventricular concentric hypertrophy in patients with treated essential hypertension
    M Tomiyama
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 21:212-9. 2007
    ..Our findings demonstrate that reverse white-coat effect is an independent risk factor for LV hypertrophy, especially concentric hypertrophy, in treated hypertensive patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effects of the new hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme a reductase inhibitor fluvastatin on anti-oxidant enzyme activities and renal function in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats
    A Kurusu
    Department of Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 27:767-70. 2000
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Determinants of circadian blood pressure rhythm in essential hypertension
    T Uzu
    Division of Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 12:35-9. 1999
    ..Reduced renal sodium excretory capability may be one of the mechanisms involved in nondipping...
  60. ncbi request reprint Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms in endothelin family genes with the progression of atherosclerosis in patients with essential hypertension
    H Yasuda
    Division of Hypertension and Nephrology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    J Hum Hypertens 21:883-92. 2007
    ..Of the endothelin-related genes, EDNRB-rs5351 was the most susceptible SNP associated with atherosclerosis in male hypertensives, and the genetic background may be involved in the progression of atherosclerosis in EHT patients...
  61. ncbi request reprint Interaction between hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in survival of hemodialyzed patients
    G Kimura
    Department of Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 9:1006-12. 1996
    ..These results suggest an interaction between hypertension and other cardiovascular risk factors in hemodialysis patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic response to ibopamine in acute myocardial infarction
    H Taniguchi
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Arzneimittelforschung 40:428-31. 1990
    ..From these findings it is considered that ibopamine should be administered with care to patients with multivessel coronary disease...
  63. ncbi request reprint Early identification of impaired myocardial reperfusion with serial assessment of ST segments after percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty during acute myocardial infarction
    J Watanabe
    The Cardiovascular Center, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 88:956-9. 2001
    ..Thus, persistent ST-segment elevation 30 minutes after primary PTCA was a highly specific electrocardiographic marker of impaired reperfusion in patients with AMI...
  64. ncbi request reprint High-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy as a monotherapy for localized prostate cancer: treatment description and preliminary results of a phase I/II clinical trial
    Y Yoshioka
    Division of Multidisciplinary Radiotherapy, Biomedical Research Center, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48:675-81. 2000
    ..To improve results for localized prostate cancer, a prospective clinical trial of hyperfractionated Iridium-192 high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy as a monotherapy was initiated...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cephalometric changes during self-correction of primary anterior crossbite
    S Nakamura
    School of Dentistry, Aichi Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan
    ASDC J Dent Child 66:175-9, 154. 1999
    ..In summary, favorable growth of the maxilla relative to the mandible leads to self-correction of primary crossbite and when mandible size relative to the cranial base is large, primary crossbite does not show self-correction...
  66. ncbi request reprint Brain natriuretic peptide is a predictor of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity
    H Okumura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Toyama Prefectural Central Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    Acta Haematol 104:158-63. 2000
    ..These preliminary results suggest that BNP may be useful as an early and sensitive indicator of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity...
  67. ncbi request reprint TIMI frame count immediately after primary coronary angioplasty as a predictor of functional recovery in patients with TIMI 3 reperfused acute myocardial infarction
    S Hamada
    Cardiovascular Center, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:666-71. 2001
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  68. ncbi request reprint A comparison of ovarian metastasis between squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix
    T Nakanishi
    Department of Gynecology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
    Gynecol Oncol 82:504-9. 2001
    ..The results thus suggested that the differences in ovarian metastases were caused by the different characteristics of the two types of carcinoma...
  69. ncbi request reprint Prostaglandin I(2)/E(2) ratios in unilateral renovascular hypertension of different severities
    M Imanishi
    Department of Medicine, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Hypertension 38:23-9. 2001
    ..Prostaglandin I(2) may increase and participate in further renin release when the stenosis is severe...
  70. ncbi request reprint Assessment of prognostic factors in follicular lymphoma patients
    E Kondo
    Department of Hematology and Chemotherapy, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Hematol 73:363-8. 2001
    ..9%, and 0.0%, respectively. The differences among these groups were significant at P < .01. The IPI for aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma was found to be applicable to survival prediction for Japanese follicular lymphoma patients...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cellular differentiation status of epithelial polyps of the colorectum: the gastric foveolar cell-type in hyperplastic polyps
    M Koike
    Division of Oncological Pathology, Aichi Cancer Centre Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan
    Histopathology 42:357-64. 2003
    ..It is considered non-neoplastic, but the precise cellular differentiation status remains to be proven...
  72. doi request reprint Trigger digits in diabetes: their incidence and characteristics
    S Koh
    Department of Hand Surgery, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kakegawa City General Hospital, Kakegawa, Japan
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:302-5. 2010
    ..In patients with diabetes, the incidence of trigger digits was about four times higher than in the general population. Screening for diabetes may be warranted in patients with involvement of more than three digits...
  73. ncbi request reprint Crohn's disease with Parkinsonism due to long-term total parenteral nutrition
    N Kamata
    Department of Gastroenterology, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Dig Dis Sci 48:992-4. 2003
  74. doi request reprint Efficacy and safety of omalizumab in an Asian population with moderate-to-severe persistent asthma
    Ken Ohta
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine, Tokyo 173 8605, Japan
    Respirology 14:1156-65. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of omalizumab with placebo, as add-on therapy in Asian patients with moderate-to-severe persistent asthma...
  75. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of coronary flow to the infarct zone before successful primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction
    K Hatada
    Cardiovascular Division, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan
    Chest 120:1959-63. 2001
    ..To assess the effect of coronary flow to the infarct zone before primary coronary angioplasty on hospital complications in patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI)...