Satoshi Ogawa

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Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi B-type natriuretic peptide levels are decreased by reducing dietary salt intake in patients with compensated heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
    T Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan
    Intern Med J 43:663-7. 2013
  2. doi Steady-state B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with atrial fibrillation of various clinical backgrounds
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Iwano 285 29, Ueki, Kumamoto, 861 0136, Japan
    Heart Vessels 27:280-6. 2012
  3. ncbi Spontaneous polymorphic ventricular tachycardia after administration of pilsicainide in a patient resuscitated from ventricular fibrillation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1016-8. 2006
  4. ncbi Heart rate dependent modification of the QTc cut-off values can improve accurate evaluation of QT prolongation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 93:772-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Bepridil produces prominent bradycardia-dependent QT prolongation in patients with structural heart disease
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Yatsushiro General Hospital, Yatsushiro, Japan
    J Electrocardiol 40:426-31. 2007
  6. ncbi Abnormal QT prolongation and psychotropic drug therapy in psychiatric patients: significance of bradycardia-dependent QT prolongation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School fo Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Electrocardiol 37:267-73. 2004
  7. doi Evidence that D-dimer levels predict subsequent thromboembolic and cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation during oral anticoagulant therapy
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Yatsushiro General Hospital, Yatsushiro, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2225-31. 2010
  8. doi D-dimer levels in combination with clinical risk factors can effectively predict subsequent thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation during oral anticoagulant therapy
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan
    Cardiology 117:31-6. 2010
  9. doi Elevated B-type natriuretic peptide level as a marker of subsequent thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Iwano 285 29, Ueki, Kumamoto 861 0136, Japan
    Heart Vessels 26:530-5. 2011
  10. doi Prognostic significance of acute kidney injury after reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction: synergistic acceleration of renal dysfunction and left ventricular remodeling
    Atsushi Anzai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Card Fail 16:381-9. 2010

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Publications89

  1. doi B-type natriuretic peptide levels are decreased by reducing dietary salt intake in patients with compensated heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
    T Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan
    Intern Med J 43:663-7. 2013
    ..Dietary salt restriction is believed to be a mainstay in the management of patients with heart failure. However, the effect of salt intake on heart failure has not been well evaluated in outpatient medical practice...
  2. doi Steady-state B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with atrial fibrillation of various clinical backgrounds
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Iwano 285 29, Ueki, Kumamoto, 861 0136, Japan
    Heart Vessels 27:280-6. 2012
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide was elevated in substantial percentage of asymptomatic chronic atrial fibrillation even without structural heart disease...
  3. ncbi Spontaneous polymorphic ventricular tachycardia after administration of pilsicainide in a patient resuscitated from ventricular fibrillation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 29:1016-8. 2006
    ..An implantable cardioverter defibrillator was implanted...
  4. ncbi Heart rate dependent modification of the QTc cut-off values can improve accurate evaluation of QT prolongation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 93:772-5. 2004
    ..Heart rate dependent modification of the QTc cut-off values can improve accurate evaluation of QT prolongation...
  5. ncbi Bepridil produces prominent bradycardia-dependent QT prolongation in patients with structural heart disease
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Yatsushiro General Hospital, Yatsushiro, Japan
    J Electrocardiol 40:426-31. 2007
    ..01). In conclusion, we need to pay attention to bradycardia-dependent QT prolongation by bepridil, especially when dealing with structural heart disease...
  6. ncbi Abnormal QT prolongation and psychotropic drug therapy in psychiatric patients: significance of bradycardia-dependent QT prolongation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School fo Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Electrocardiol 37:267-73. 2004
    ..Therefore, additional attention is needed for bradycardia-dependent QT prolongation even when the QT interval was not prolonged at usual heart rates...
  7. doi Evidence that D-dimer levels predict subsequent thromboembolic and cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation during oral anticoagulant therapy
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Yatsushiro General Hospital, Yatsushiro, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2225-31. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether elevated D-dimer levels can predict subsequent thromboembolic and cardiovascular events in patients with atrial fibrillation during oral anticoagulant therapy...
  8. doi D-dimer levels in combination with clinical risk factors can effectively predict subsequent thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation during oral anticoagulant therapy
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan
    Cardiology 117:31-6. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether elevated D-dimer levels in combination with clinical risk factors can adequately predict subsequent thromboembolic events in patients with AF...
  9. doi Elevated B-type natriuretic peptide level as a marker of subsequent thromboembolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Tsuneaki Sadanaga
    Division of Cardiology, Ueki Hospital, Iwano 285 29, Ueki, Kumamoto 861 0136, Japan
    Heart Vessels 26:530-5. 2011
    ..However, the number of patients and events in this study was small and drawing a definite conclusion was not possible with this small sample size. Therefore, further larger-scale, multicenter studies are needed to confirm these findings...
  10. doi Prognostic significance of acute kidney injury after reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction: synergistic acceleration of renal dysfunction and left ventricular remodeling
    Atsushi Anzai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Card Fail 16:381-9. 2010
    ..However, mechanisms of the adverse effect of AKI on clinical outcome after reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) have not been fully elucidated...
  11. doi Re-elevation of D-dimer as a predictor of re-dissection and venous thromboembolism after Stanford type B acute aortic dissection
    Yusuke Jo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Heart Vessels 25:509-14. 2010
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  12. ncbi Increased body temperature after reperfused acute myocardial infarction is associated with adverse left ventricular remodeling
    Kotaro Naito
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Card Fail 13:25-33. 2007
    ..Fever is frequently observed in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI); however, its prognostic significance remains to be determined. We sought to determine the prognostic significance of increased body temperature (BT) after AMI...
  13. doi Regulatory role of dendritic cells in postinfarction healing and left ventricular remodeling
    Atsushi Anzai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circulation 125:1234-45. 2012
    ..We previously reported dendritic cell (DC) infiltration in the infarcted heart; however, the precise contribution of DC in postinfarction healing is unclear...
  14. doi Role of ischemic preconditioning and inflammatory response in the development of malignant ventricular arrhythmias after reperfused ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Hidehiro Kaneko
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Card Fail 15:775-81. 2009
    ..We sought to clarify the determinants of VT/VF after reperfused STEMI...
  15. ncbi Increased epicardial fat volume quantified by 64-multidetector computed tomography is associated with coronary atherosclerosis and totally occlusive lesions
    Koji Ueno
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:1927-33. 2009
    ..The relationship between the epicardial fat volume measured by 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) and the extension and severity of coronary atherosclerosis was investigated...
  16. ncbi Impact of systemic acidosis on the development of malignant ventricular arrhythmias after reperfusion therapy for ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Toshiyuki Nagai
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 74:1808-14. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi Angiotensin-receptor blockade reduces border zone myocardial monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 expression and macrophage infiltration in post-infarction ventricular remodeling
    Takashi Kohno
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 72:1685-92. 2008
    ....
  18. doi Human C-reactive protein exacerbates metabolic disorders in association with adipose tissue remodelling
    Hidehiro Kaneko
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Res 91:546-55. 2011
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) expression is increased with metabolic alterations. We sought to clarify the effect of CRP on the development of obesity-induced metabolic disorders using human CRP-overexpressing transgenic mice (CRPTG)...
  19. doi Resveratrol prevents the development of abdominal aortic aneurysm through attenuation of inflammation, oxidative stress, and neovascularization
    Hidehiro Kaneko
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 217:350-7. 2011
    ..We sought to examine the effect of resveratrol (3,4',5-trihydroxy-trans-stilbene), a plant-derived polyphenolic compound, on the development of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)...
  20. doi Extrinsic compression of the left main coronary artery by atrial septal defect
    Yusuke Jo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Thorac Surg 86:1987-9. 2008
    ..Four months after the operation, multi-detector computed tomographic scan revealed reduction of pulmonary trunk diameter and resolution of left main coronary artery narrowing...
  21. doi Early use of beta-blockers attenuates systemic inflammatory response and lung oxygenation impairment after distal type acute aortic dissection
    Yusuke Jo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Heart Vessels 23:334-40. 2008
    ..In conclusion, early use of beta-blockers prevented excessive inflammation and LOI after distal type AAD, suggesting a pleiotropic effect of beta-blockers on the inflammatory response after AAD...
  22. ncbi Differential effects of GM-CSF and G-CSF on infiltration of dendritic cells during early left ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction
    Kotaro Naito
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Immunol 181:5691-701. 2008
    ..Suppression of DC-mediated immunity could be a new strategy for the treatment of LV remodeling after MI...
  23. doi Impact of chronic kidney disease on postinfarction inflammation, oxidative stress, and left ventricular remodeling
    Kotaro Naito
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Card Fail 14:831-8. 2008
    ..However, the precise mechanisms are unclear. We sought to determine the prognostic significance of CKD in patients with MI in relation to left ventricular (LV) remodeling...
  24. doi Increased C-reactive protein expression exacerbates left ventricular dysfunction and remodeling after myocardial infarction
    Toshiyuki Takahashi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 299:H1795-804. 2010
    ..The deleterious effect of CRP on post-MI LV remodeling may be associated with increased apoptotic rates, macrophage infiltration, MCP-1 expression, and MMP-9 activity in the border zone...
  25. doi Impact of serum high-mobility group box 1 protein elevation on oxygenation impairment after thoracic aortic aneurysm repair
    Takashi Kohno
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, 160 8582, Japan
    Heart Vessels 26:306-12. 2011
    ..042). A greater serum HMGB1 elevation after TAA repair was associated with more severe SIRS and a higher incidence of LOI. HMGB1 might play a key role in the pathogenesis of SIRS and LOI after surgical TAA repair...
  26. doi Diagnostic capacity of 64-slice multidetector computed tomography for acute coronary syndrome in patients presenting with acute chest pain
    Koji Ueno
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiology 112:211-8. 2009
    ..Early evaluations of patients presenting with acute chest pain remain difficult. We examined the diagnostic capacity of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in patients presenting with acute chest pain...
  27. doi Effect of preoperative evaluation by multidetector computed tomography in percutaneous coronary interventions of chronic total occlusions
    Koji Ueno
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 156:76-9. 2012
    ..We determined the effect of preoperative multidetector computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) in PCIs of CTOs...
  28. ncbi Randomized, multicenter, warfarin-controlled phase II study of edoxaban in Japanese patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation
    Takeshi Yamashita
    Division of Cardiology, The Cardiovascular Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 76:1840-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of edoxaban in Japanese patients with NVAF...
  29. doi High-mobility group box 1 protein blockade suppresses development of abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Takashi Kohno
    Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 59:299-306. 2012
    ..We investigated the expression of HMGB1 in human AAA and mouse experimental AAA. Then, we evaluated the effect of HMGB1 blockade on AAA formation in the mouse model...
  30. ncbi Impact of serum C-reactive protein elevation on the left ventricular spherical change and the development of mitral regurgitation after anterior acute myocardial infarction
    Takashi Kohno
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiology 107:386-94. 2007
    ..We sought to clarify the relationship between MR and left ventricular (LV) remodeling, in association with serum C-reactive protein (CRP) elevation...
  31. doi Echocardiographic predictors of frequency of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) and its progression to persistent AF in hypertensive patients with paroxysmal AF: results from the Japanese Rhythm Management Trial II for Atrial Fibrillation (J-RHYTHM II St
    Takeki Suzuki
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Heart Rhythm 8:1831-6. 2011
    ..Little is known about associations among echocardiographic variables, frequency of atrial fibrillation (AF), and progression from paroxysmal to persistent AF...
  32. ncbi Japanese randomized trial for investigation of a combined therapy of amiodarone and implantable cardioverter defibrillator in patients with ventricular tachycardia and fibrillation: the Nippon ICD Plus Pharmachologic Option Necessity study design
    Takashi Kurita
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan
    Circ J 70:316-20. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi Ventricular septal rupture masquerading as coronary perforation during intervention for acute myocardial infarction
    Akio Kawamura
    Cardiopumonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 62:466-70. 2004
    ..The progression of septal rupture was delineated by the serial angiograms...
  34. ncbi Stenting after directional coronary atherectomy compared with directional coronary atherectomy alone and stenting alone: a serial intravascular ultrasound study
    Akio Kawamura
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 68:455-61. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether DCA-stent has advantages over DCA alone or stenting alone using serial intravascular ultrasound (IVUS)...
  35. ncbi Low-dose aspirin for prevention of stroke in low-risk patients with atrial fibrillation: Japan Atrial Fibrillation Stroke Trial
    Hiroshi Sato
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan
    Stroke 37:447-51. 2006
    ..We examined the efficacy and safety of aspirin therapy in Japanese patients with NVAF in a prospective randomized multicenter trial...
  36. ncbi Aging adversely affects postinfarction inflammatory response and early left ventricular remodeling after reperfused acute anterior myocardial infarction
    Keitaro Mahara
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, and National Hospital Organization, Saitama National Hospital, Japan
    Cardiology 105:67-74. 2006
    ..We sought to clarify the effect of aging on the postinfarction inflammatory response and LV remodeling...
  37. doi Inhalation of hydrogen gas reduces infarct size in the rat model of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury
    Kentaro Hayashida
    Division of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 373:30-5. 2008
    ..Thus, inhalation of H(2) gas is promising strategy to alleviate ischemia-reperfusion injury coincident with recanalization of coronary artery...
  38. doi Long-term prognosis of probands with Brugada-pattern ST-elevation in leads V1-V3
    Shiro Kamakura
    Division of Cardiology, National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2:495-503. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the long-term prognosis of probands with non-type 1 ECG and those with coved (type 1) Brugada-pattern ECG...
  39. ncbi Effect of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor inducer on left ventricular remodeling after acute myocardial infarction
    Yuichiro Maekawa
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1510-20. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the influence of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF) induction on post-myocardial infarction (MI) remodeling, especially in relation to the inflammatory response and myocardial fibrosis...
  40. ncbi Randomized trial of statin administration for myocardial injury: is intensive lipid-lowering more beneficial than moderate lipid-lowering before percutaneous coronary intervention?
    Masayoshi Kinoshita
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, and Division of Cardiology, The Shizuoka Municipal Shimizu Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 71:1225-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether intensive lipid-lowering therapy is more effective in decreasing the risk of cardiac injury after PCI than moderate lipid-lowering therapy...
  41. ncbi Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor attenuates early ventricular expansion after experimental myocardial infarction
    Yasuo Sugano
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Cardiovasc Res 65:446-56. 2005
    ..It is reported that granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) can accelerate wound healing. The aim of our study was to investigate the effect of G-CSF on early ventricular expansion after MI...
  42. doi A case of vagally mediated idiopathic ventricular fibrillation
    Masaharu Kataoka
    Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:111-5. 2008
    ..The attacks all occurred just after she had sat down, and two were accompanied by convulsions. She had no obvious prodromes and no personal or family history of cardiovascular disease...
  43. ncbi Evaluation of restenosis in major vessels and side branches
    Teruo Okabe
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinano machi 35, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582
    J Cardiol 41:215-24. 2003
    ..The indications for concurrent intervention for stenosis of a side branch during the treatment for stenosis of the main vessel were investigated using quantitative coronary angiography...
  44. ncbi Transition to wide QRS tachycardia: what is the mechanism?
    Seiji Takatsuki
    Cardiology Department, Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:111-3. 2007
  45. ncbi Relation of stent overexpansion to the angiographic no-reflow phenomenon in intravascular ultrasound-guided stent implantation for acute myocardial infarction
    Yuichiro Maekawa
    Department of Medicine, Cardiopulmonary Division, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Heart Vessels 20:13-8. 2005
    ..0358). Stent overexpansion in AMI patients is related to a higher incidence of angiographic no-reflow, especially if the lesion has a lipid pool-like image or fissure/dissection, although there is a tendency for lower TLR...
  46. ncbi Predictors of vessel remodeling following directional coronary atherectomy
    Akio Kawamura
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 61:44-51. 2004
    ..As a result, lumen area was larger in the adaptive group. Multivariate analyses showed that postprocedure percent plaque area < 40% was the only predictor of adaptive remodeling (odds ratio, 6.68; P < 0.05)...
  47. ncbi Autoimmunity against the second extracellular loop of beta(1)-adrenergic receptors induces early afterdepolarization and decreases in K-channel density in rabbits
    Yukiko Fukuda
    Cardiopulmonary Division of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1090-100. 2004
    ..We sought to define the electrophysiologic property of the rabbit heart associated with autoimmunity against the second extracellular loop of the beta(1)-adrenergic receptor...
  48. ncbi Usefulness of residual percent plaque area after percutaneous coronary intervention in predicting peristent positive remodeling
    Teruo Okabe
    Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 92:1399-403. 2003
    ..914 to 0.975, p=0.0004). This study indicates that postprocedure percent plaque area could predict the occurrence of peristent positive remodeling at follow-up and that this phenomenon might influence late outcome...
  49. ncbi Prognostic significance of peripheral monocytosis after reperfused acute myocardial infarction:a possible role for left ventricular remodeling
    Yuichiro Maekawa
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:241-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the significance of peripheral monocytosis in clinical outcome after reperfused acute myocardial infarction (AMI), especially relating to post-infarct left ventricular (LV) remodeling...
  50. ncbi Extraction of previously deployed stent by an entrapped cutting balloon due to the blade fracture
    Akio Kawamura
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 57:239-43. 2002
    ..Removal of the balloon caused stent extraction, inducing acute occlusion of the coronary artery. Application of cutting balloon for in-stent restenosis requires every caution against such type of complications...
  51. ncbi Association between serum C-reactive protein elevation and left ventricular thrombus formation after first anterior myocardial infarction
    Toshihisa Anzai
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Chest 125:384-9. 2004
    ..We sought to determine the significance of the inflammatory response reflected by serum C-reactive protein (CRP) elevation in LV thrombus formation after AMI...
  52. ncbi Emergency treatment with nifekalant, a novel class III anti-arrhythmic agent, for life-threatening refractory ventricular tachyarrhythmias: post-marketing special investigation
    Takao Katoh
    The First Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Japan
    Circ J 69:1237-43. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi Serum C-reactive protein elevation in left ventricular remodeling after acute myocardial infarction--role of neurohormones and cytokines
    Toshiyuki Takahashi
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 88:257-65. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to clarify the role of serum CRP elevation as a possible marker of left ventricular (LV) remodeling after AMI...
  54. ncbi Bone marrow-derived regenerated cardiomyocytes (CMG Cells) express functional adrenergic and muscarinic receptors
    Daihiko Hakuno
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circulation 105:380-6. 2002
    ..We investigated whether these receptors are expressed in differentiated CMG cells, and if so, whether they have downstream signaling systems...
  55. ncbi [Japanese and American guidelines for atrial fibrillation--difference in the standards for selecting anti-arrhythmic agents in the two countries]
    Satoshi Ogawa
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 92:1712-6. 2003
  56. ncbi Investigation of the optimal treatment strategy for atrial fibrillation in Japan
    Takeshi Yamashita
    J RHYTHM Clinical Trial Center, The Cardiovascular Institute, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 67:738-41. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi Men's Health Study: epidemiology of erectile dysfunction and cardiovascular disease
    Shigetake Sasayama
    Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Circ J 67:656-9. 2003
    ..A total of 41% of ED patients are either willing to receive pharmacotherapy for ED or will consider treatment. Active treatment of ED with sildenafil is suitable for patients with CVD...
  58. ncbi A 19-year-old man with myocardial infarction and sitosterolemia
    Takaharu Katayama
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
    Intern Med 42:591-4. 2003
    ..Atherosclerotic complications can be preventable by administration of bile acid-binding resin, after the correct diagnosis is made. We introduce this disease with a review of the literature...
  59. ncbi FSH and LH-beta subunits in the preoptic nucleus: ontogenic expression in teleost
    Ishwar S Parhar
    Department of Physiology, Molecular Neuroendocrinology Unit, Nippon Medical School, Sendagi, 113 8602 Tokyo, Japan
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 132:369-78. 2003
    ..In addition, we propose that the brain-derived gonadotropins may function as hypophysiotropic hormones that regulate pituitary cells and along with arginine vasotocin could act as neuromodulators of reproductive behaviors...
  60. ncbi [The treatment of periinfarction arrhythmias]
    Yuichiro Maekawa
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 61:499-504. 2003
  61. ncbi Carvedilol exerts more potent antiadrenergic effect than metoprolol in heart failure
    Takashi Kohno
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 19:347-55. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi [Autoantibodies against sarcolemmal Na-K-ATPase in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: autoimmune basis for ventricular arrhythmias in patients with congestive heart failure]
    Akiyasu Baba
    Department of Medicine, Kitasato Institute Hospital, Shirokane 5 9 1, Minato ku, Tokyo 108 8642
    J Cardiol 39:50-1. 2002
    ..Autoantibodies against sarcolemmal Na-K-ATPase may be involved in the development of ventricular tachycardia and cardiac sudden death in patients with DCM...
  63. ncbi Early use of beta-blockers is associated with attenuation of serum C-reactive protein elevation and favorable short-term prognosis after acute myocardial infarction
    Toshihisa Anzai
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiology 99:47-53. 2003
    ..Although beta-blockers prevent cardiac rupture after AMI, their effect on serum CRP elevation has not been determined...
  64. ncbi A mathematical model of phase 2 reentry: role of L-type Ca current
    Shunichiro Miyoshi
    Department of Physiology, Keio University School of Medicine, and Pharmacia Laboratory, Tokyo, 160 8582 Japan
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 284:H1285-94. 2003
    ..We succeeded in generating P2R in our model for the first time. The local epicardial P2R may contribute the genesis of coved-type ST segment elevation in the Brugada syndrome...
  65. ncbi New ECG criteria for high-risk Brugada syndrome
    Hirotsugu Atarashi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School Tama Nagayama Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 67:8-10. 2003
    ..Both an S wave width > or =0.08 s in V(1) and ST elevation > or =0.18 mV in V(2) were highly specific indicators of ventricular fibrillation and are proposed as new criteria for high-risk Brugada syndrome...
  66. ncbi [History of cardiology in the last 100 years: Arrhythmia]
    Satoshi Ogawa
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 91:912-6. 2002
  67. ncbi Autoantibodies produced against sarcolemmal Na-K-ATPase: possible upstream targets of arrhythmias and sudden death in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
    Akiyasu Baba
    Department of Medicine, Kitasato Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:1153-9. 2002
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that autoantibodies (Abs) produced against sarcolemmal Na-K-ATPase play a role in the development of ventricular tachycardia (VT) and cardiac sudden death in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM)...
  68. ncbi Effect of preinfarction angina pectoris on ST-segment resolution after primary coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction
    Toshiyuki Takahashi
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 90:465-9. 2002
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  69. ncbi Angiotensin receptor blockade improves myocardial beta-adrenergic receptor signaling in postinfarction left ventricular remodeling: a possible link between beta-adrenergic receptor kinase-1 and protein kinase C epsilon isoform
    Toshiyuki Takahashi
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:125-32. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker (ARB) may improve beta-adrenergic receptor (AR) coupling in heart failure (HF) after myocardial infarction (MI)...
  70. ncbi Differences in selection criteria for antiarrhythmic drugs in Japan and the US
    Satoshi Ogawa
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
    Intern Med 43:161-2. 2004
  71. ncbi Multicenter survey on the validity of the CD-ROM guideline for antiarrhythmic drug therapy produced by the Japanese Circulation Society and the Japanese Society on Electrocardiology: preliminary report of the survey of the Japanese guideline for Arrhythmi
    Takao Katoh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 69:1357-60. 2005
    ..A multicenter investigational survey (Japanese Guideline for Arrhythmia Management By Individual Therapy) was conducted to evaluate the validity of using CD-ROM guidelines vs physician choice for the selection of antiarrhythmic drugs...
  72. ncbi Dose-response effect of flecainide in patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and/or flutter monitored with trans-telephonic electrocardiography: a multicenter, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial
    Hirotsugu Atarashi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tama Nagayama Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 71:294-300. 2007
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  73. ncbi Persistent cardiac aldosterone synthesis in angiotensin II type 1A receptor-knockout mice after myocardial infarction
    Jun Katada
    Pfizer KEIO Research Laboratory, Tokyo, Japan
    Circulation 111:2157-64. 2005
    ..The molecular basis underlying this Ang II-independent remodeling is unclear...
  74. ncbi Clinical implications of "pure" Hisian pacing in addition to para-Hisian pacing for the diagnosis of supraventricular tachycardia
    Seiji Takatsuki
    Lariboisiere University Hospital, Paris, France
    Heart Rhythm 3:1412-8. 2006
    ..When performing para-Hisian pacing, the pacing spike sometimes captures only the His bundle, which we named "pure" Hisian pacing (Hc)...
  75. ncbi Novel method of displaying coronary CT angiography: Angiographic view
    Masahiro Jinzaki
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 70:1661-2. 2006
    ..Conclusions A novel method of displaying coronary CT angiography in a single 3-D image has been developed and we believe it should become available for many workstations...
  76. ncbi Serum C-reactive protein elevation predicts poor clinical outcome in patients with distal type acute aortic dissection: association with the occurrence of oxygenation impairment
    Yasuo Sugano
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 102:39-45. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the significance of serum C-reactive protein (CRP) elevation in the development of oxygenation impairment and clinical outcome with distal type AAD...
  77. ncbi Interleukin-6/soluble interleukin-6 receptor complex reduces infarct size via inhibiting myocardial apoptosis
    Kenichi Matsushita
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Lab Invest 85:1210-23. 2005
    ..The IL-6/soluble IL-6 receptor complex inhibits cardiomyocyte apoptosis in reperfused acute myocardial infarction. It possibly reduces irreversible reperfusion injury...
  78. ncbi Coronary artery disease and a functional polymorphism of hTERT
    Yumiko Matsubara
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 348:669-72. 2006
    ..74+/-2.92, p = 0.0287). These findings suggest that the -1327C/C genotype is a genetic risk factor for CAD and relates to shorter telomere length among CAD patients...
  79. ncbi Dominant negative suppression of Rad leads to QT prolongation and causes ventricular arrhythmias via modulation of L-type Ca2+ channels in the heart
    Hirotaka Yada
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Circ Res 101:69-77. 2007
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  80. ncbi Marked improvement with sildenafil in a patient with primary pulmonary hypertension unresponsive to epoprostenol
    Masaharu Kataoka
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582
    Intern Med 43:945-50. 2004
    ..Additional sildenafil may be an effective and life-saving agent in patients with primary pulmonary hypertension who show a poor response to epoprostenol, which is considered to be very powerful medical treatment for the disease...
  81. ncbi The expression of '150-kDa oxygen regulated protein (ORP-150)' in human brain and its relationship with duration time until death
    Kazuya Ikematsu
    Division of Forensic Pathology and Science, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Course of Medical and Dental Sciences, Graduate School of Biochemical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki City, 852 8523, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 6:97-101. 2004
    ..Therefore, the immunohistochemical and morphometrical analysis of ORP-150 in the brain may be very useful to determine the duration of brain ischemia before death in forensic autopsy cases...
  82. ncbi Oral verapamil attenuates the progression of pacing-induced electrical and mechanical remodeling of the atrium
    Osamu Kinebuchi
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 68:494-500. 2004
    ..Calcium overload plays a major role in the development of electrical and mechanical remodeling during atrial fibrillation, but the potential of verapamil, a Ca blocker, for preventing atrial electrical remodeling remains controversial...
  83. ncbi Cardiomyocytes undergo cells division following myocardial infarction is a spatially and temporally restricted event in rats
    Shinsuke Yuasa
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Mol Cell Biochem 259:177-81. 2004
    ..In conclusion, mitogenic cardiomyocytes are present in the adult rat heart following myocardial infarction, but were spatially and temporally restricted...
  84. ncbi Nonhematopoietic mesenchymal stem cells can be mobilized and differentiate into cardiomyocytes after myocardial infarction
    Hiroshi Kawada
    Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Blood 104:3581-7. 2004
    ..Together, these results suggest that the origin of the vast majority of BM-derived cardiomyocytes is MSCs...
  85. ncbi [Atrial fibrillation up to date. 2) Rhythm control and rate control--on the results of a large scale clinical trial J-RHYTHM]
    Satoshi Ogawa
    Nihon Naika Gakkai Zasshi 96:1899-904. 2007
  86. ncbi Administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor after myocardial infarction enhances the recruitment of hematopoietic stem cell-derived myofibroblasts and contributes to cardiac repair
    Jun Fujita
    Department of Regenerative Medicine and Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Stem Cells 25:2750-9. 2007
    ..MI leads to the recruitment of monocytes, which differentiate into myofibroblasts in the infarct region. Administration of G-CSF promotes this recruitment and enhances cardiac protection...
  87. ncbi Prominent expression of spinocerebellar ataxia type-1 (SCA1) gene encoding ataxin-1 in LH-producing cells, LbetaT2
    Satoshi Ogawa
    Brain Science Institute, Institute of Physical and Chemical Research RIKEN, Wako, Saitama, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 50:557-63. 2004
    ..In addition to the variable expression of SCA1 gene during the fetus period, the present results provide a novel aspect to the understanding of Boucher-Neuhauser syndrome (Ataxia Hypogonadism Choroidal Dystrophy)...
  88. ncbi [Atrial fibrillation--etiology, pathophysiological mechanisms, and therapy]
    Toshimi Kageyama
    Cardiopulmonary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 65:359-63. 2007
  89. ncbi A long-acting prostacyclin agonist with thromboxane inhibitory activity for pulmonary hypertension
    Masaharu Kataoka
    Department of Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering, National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, 5 7 1 Fujishirodai, Suita, Osaka 565 8565, Japan
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1575-80. 2005
    ..The balance between prostacyclin and thromboxane plays an important role in the regulation of pulmonary vascular tone. Recently, we developed ONO-1301, a novel, long-acting prostacyclin agonist with thromboxane synthase inhibitory activity...