T Inoue

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Affiliation: Saga University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Long-term effects of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ligand bezafibrate on N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide in patients with advanced functional capacity impairment
    Koichi Node
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:5. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Tropical fruit camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia) has anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    J Cardiol 52:127-32. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term benefits of monteplase before coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 95:506-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Telmisartan as a metabolic sartan for targeting vascular failure
    Teruo Inoue
    Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1397-406. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase is a powerful biomarker for severity of stable coronary artery disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 201:385-91. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular basis of restenosis and novel issues of drug-eluting stents
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Circ J 73:615-21. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic potential of monteplase in acute myocardial infarction as a powerful thrombolytic agent for pretreatment of coronary intervention
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Cardiovasc Drug Rev 22:320-33. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint High molecular weight adiponectin as a predictor of long-term clinical outcome in patients with coronary artery disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 100:569-74. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-8 as an independent predictor of long-term clinical outcome in patients with coronary artery disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 124:319-25. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Flow-mediated vasodilation as a diagnostic modality for vascular failure
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:2105-13. 2008

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  1. pmc Long-term effects of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ligand bezafibrate on N-terminal pro-B type natriuretic peptide in patients with advanced functional capacity impairment
    Koichi Node
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:5. 2009
    ..The current study aimed to investigate the long-term effects of bezafibrate on ProBNP level in patients with pre-existing CAD and advanced functional capacity impairment...
  2. doi request reprint Tropical fruit camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia) has anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    J Cardiol 52:127-32. 2008
    ..quot;Camu-camu" (Myrciaria dubia) is an Amazonian fruit that offers high vitamin C content. However, its anti-oxidative property has not been evaluated in vivo in humans...
  3. ncbi request reprint Long-term benefits of monteplase before coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 95:506-8. 2005
    ..Although the combination of monteplase and PCI did not alter mortality compared with direct PCI, there was a dramatic reduction in the cardiac event rate over a 2-year follow-up compared with direct PCI...
  4. ncbi request reprint Telmisartan as a metabolic sartan for targeting vascular failure
    Teruo Inoue
    Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 9:1397-406. 2008
    ..An angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker (ARB), telmisartan, has the unique property of activation of PPAR-gamma...
  5. doi request reprint Lipocalin-type prostaglandin D synthase is a powerful biomarker for severity of stable coronary artery disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 201:385-91. 2008
    ..55, P<0.0001). The serum L-PGDS level is suitable to evaluate the severity of coronary artery disease. The measurement of serum L-PGDS can be a strategy for screening of stable coronary artery disease prior to coronary angiography...
  6. ncbi request reprint Molecular basis of restenosis and novel issues of drug-eluting stents
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Circ J 73:615-21. 2009
    ..To improve long-term prognosis in the DES era, adjunctive medical treatments inducing early reendothelialization, but inhibiting SMC proliferation, would be required...
  7. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic potential of monteplase in acute myocardial infarction as a powerful thrombolytic agent for pretreatment of coronary intervention
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Cardiovasc Drug Rev 22:320-33. 2004
    ..05). Thus, the ideal strategy for the treatment of AMI is the administration of monteplase upon arrival at a community hospital with a prompt transfer to a tertiary center for PCI...
  8. ncbi request reprint High molecular weight adiponectin as a predictor of long-term clinical outcome in patients with coronary artery disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 100:569-74. 2007
    ..79, 95% confidence interval 1.49 to 5.24, p = 0.0014). In conclusion, serum HMW adiponectin levels may serve as a predictor of future cardiovascular events in patients with CAD as well as a marker for severity of CAD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-8 as an independent predictor of long-term clinical outcome in patients with coronary artery disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 124:319-25. 2008
    ..However, previous studies evaluated the predictive value of only a single cytokine at a time...
  10. doi request reprint Flow-mediated vasodilation as a diagnostic modality for vascular failure
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:2105-13. 2008
    ..Although there are technical and interpretive limitations of this technique, FMD-guided therapeutic approaches for vascular failure should contribute to the improvement of cardiovascular mortality and morbidity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy for vascular failure
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:281-95. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Vascular failure: A new clinical entity for vascular disease
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    J Hypertens 24:2121-30. 2006
    ..We propose aggressive intervention to modify various risk factors, applying to this integrated new entity, vascular failure...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of changes in circulating platelet-derived microparticles and platelet surface P-selectin expression after coronary stent implantation
    Teruo Inoue
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan
    Platelets 17:416-20. 2006
    ..Therefore, the clinical relevance of circulating PDMPs may differ from that of P-selectin expression on the platelet membrane surface...
  14. ncbi request reprint Increased circulating platelet-derived microparticles are associated with stent-induced vascular inflammation
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 196:469-76. 2008
    ..PDMPs may be a useful marker for evaluation of stent-induced inflammatory status and a powerful predictor of restenosis equivalent to activated Mac-1...
  15. ncbi request reprint Stent-induced neutrophil activation is associated with an oxidative burst in the inflammatory process, leading to neointimal thickening
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Thromb Haemost 95:43-8. 2006
    ..Our results may support a hypothesis that Mac-1-dependent activation of neutrophils causes oxidative burst in the post-stent inflammatory process, possibly leading to restenosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mobilization of CD34-positive bone marrow-derived cells after coronary stent implantation: impact on restenosis
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Circulation 115:553-61. 2007
    ..It has been hypothesized that the inflammatory response after vascular injury triggers the mobilization of endothelial and smooth muscle progenitor cells from bone marrow...
  17. ncbi request reprint Local release of C-reactive protein from vulnerable plaque or coronary arterial wall injured by stenting
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:239-45. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess local release of C-reactive protein (CRP) from atherosclerotic plaques or the vessel wall injured by stenting...
  18. pmc Postprandial hyperglycemia as an etiological factor in vascular failure
    Koichi Node
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 8:23. 2009
    ..Accordingly, controlling postprandial hyperglycemia should be the focus of future clinical investigation as a potential target for preventing vascular failure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic potential of monteplase in acute myocardial infarction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 5:225-31. 2005
    ..Combining monteplase administration on presentation at a community hospital with prompt transfer to a tertiary center for PCI would be an ideal strategy for the treatment of AMI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of telmisartan on cholesterol levels in patients with hypertension - Saga Telmisartan Aggressive Research (STAR)
    T Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Horm Metab Res 39:372-6. 2007
    ..The profound effect of telmisartan to lower cholesterol suggests a potential use in hypertensive patients with dyslipidemia...
  21. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition impairs CD11b/CD18 expression on circulating polymorphonuclear neutrophils and subsequent exudation into inflammatory sites in the early phase of glycogen-induced murine peritonitis
    S Ikeda
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 24:276-9. 2000
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of short-term dietary restriction on adhesion molecule expression on circulating PMNs and PMN exudation into the inflamed site in a glycogen-induced peritonitis model...
  22. doi request reprint Inhibition of intestinal cholesterol absorption might explain cholesterol-lowering effect of telmisartan
    T Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    J Clin Pharm Ther 36:103-10. 2011
    ..Recently, it has been demonstrated that telmisartan also lowers the levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels. This study was designed to investigate the mechanism of cholesterol reduction...
  23. ncbi request reprint Cilostazol inhibits leukocyte integrin Mac-1, leading to a potential reduction in restenosis after coronary stent implantation
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1408-14. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to confirm clinically a hypothesis that cilostazol inhibits leukocyte Mac-1, leading to prevention of post-stent restenosis...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pentraxin3 is a novel marker for stent-induced inflammation and neointimal thickening
    Norihiko Kotooka
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 197:368-74. 2008
    ..547, P=0.007). Coronary stenting enhanced circulating PTX3 levels in association with an inflammatory response. PTX3 may be a useful marker for evaluation of inflammatory reaction and neointimal thickening after vascular injury...
  25. pmc Postprandial endothelial dysfunction in subjects with new-onset type 2 diabetes: an acarbose and nateglinide comparative study
    Toru Kato
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Dokkyo Medical University, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:12. 2010
    ..Postprandial hyperglycemia is believed to affect vascular endothelial function. The aim of our study was to compare the effects of acarbose and nateglinide on postprandial endothelial dysfunction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Short-term passive smoking causes endothelial dysfunction via oxidative stress in nonsmokers
    Toru Kato
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, 5 1 1 Nabeshima, Saga 849 8501, Japan
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 84:523-9. 2006
    ..Our data provide the pathophysiological insight for the recent epidemiological evidence about the increased risk of coronary heart disease among nonsmokers exposed to passive smoking...
  27. ncbi request reprint Low-density lipoprotein subfractions and the prevalence of silent lacunar infarction in subjects with essential hypertension
    Toru Kato
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:303-7. 2006
    ..0036). The present study suggests that LDL-3 levels are associated with the prevalence of SLI in subjects with essential hypertension...
  28. doi request reprint Ultrasonographic detection of thyroid nodules in hemodialysis patients in Japan
    Toru Sanai
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Nabeshima, Saga, Japan
    Ther Apher Dial 14:323-7. 2010
    ..0 +/- 7.3 mL; P < 0.05) and adenomas (18.2 +/- 6.7 mL; P < 0.05). In conclusion, patients undergoing hemodialysis frequently develop thyroid abnormalities and ultrasonography is a useful imaging modality to identify these lesions...
  29. doi request reprint Anti-inflammatory properties of azelnidipine, a dihydropyridine-based calcium channel blocker
    Hiroshi Komoda
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 32:121-8. 2010
    ..As leukocytes do not possess voltage-operated calcium channels, the effect of azelnidipine in these cells appears to occur independently of an L-type calcium channel antagonizing effect...
  30. ncbi request reprint Postprandial hyperglycemia is a possible contributor to paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: a case report
    Toru Kato
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine
    J Cardiol 48:269-72. 2006
    ..This case suggests that postprandial hyperglycemia and insulin resistance might be one of the possible underlying mechanisms of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation...
  31. doi request reprint Benefits and limitations of cypher stent-based bifurcation approaches: in vitro evaluation using micro-focus CT scan
    Yutaka Hikichi
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Japan
    J Interv Cardiol 22:128-34. 2009
    ..In this bench study, in vitro silicone bifurcated vessel models were constructed. Stenting from various technical strategies was studied in detail by micro-focus computer tomography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Remnant-like lipoprotein particle level and insulin resistance are associated with in-stent restenosis in patients with stable angina
    Toru Kato
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan
    Coron Artery Dis 18:319-22. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the independent effect of serum remnant-like lipoprotein particle level and insulin resistance on in-stent restenosis in nondiabetic patients with stable angina...
  33. ncbi request reprint Atorvastatin inhibits angiotensin II-induced T-type Ca2+ channel expression in endothelial cells
    Dahai Wang
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 347:394-400. 2006
    ..Our data indicate that angiotensin II induces T-type Ca2+ channels in endothelial cells, which may play a role in the development of vascular disorders...
  34. ncbi request reprint An appropriate indication for the initiation of beta-blocker therapy in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Toshifumi Morooka
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Cardiology 105:61-6. 2006
    ..Although long-term treatment with beta-blockers has been shown to improve morbidity and mortality in dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), patient responses are heterogeneous...
  35. ncbi request reprint Dietary restriction impairs neutrophil exudation by reducing CD11b/CD18 expression and chemokine production
    S Ikeda
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan
    Arch Surg 136:297-304. 2001
    ..Even brief nutritional replenishment in diet-restricted patients may improve host defense via restoring these PMN functions and chemokine production at local inflammatory sites...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between high molecular weight adiponectin levels and metabolic parameters
    Daisuke Fujimatsu
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 16:553-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate HMW adiponectin levels in Japanese rural residents and to elucidate their clinical significance...
  37. doi request reprint STAT6 mediates apoptosis of human coronary arterial endothelial cells by interleukin-13
    Yuki Nishimura
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:535-41. 2008
    ..These results suggest that IL-13 attenuates EC viability by inducing apoptosis, and that STAT6 plays pivotal roles on IL-13- and IL-4-induced apoptosis in ECs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Reversible primary hypothyroidism in Japanese patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis
    T Sanai
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Clin Nephrol 69:107-13. 2008
    ..Eight patients who had undergone treatment for thyroid disease before starting hemodialysis therapy, and 3 patients with amyloidosis due to rheumatoid arthritis were excluded...
  39. doi request reprint Altered gap junctional communication and renal haemodynamics in Zucker fatty rat model of type 2 diabetes
    T Takenaka
    Department of Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, Saitama Medical University, 38 Moro Hongo Moroyama, Iruma, Saitama 350 0495, Japan
    Diabetologia 54:2192-201. 2011
    ..We examined the link between altered gap junctional communication and renal haemodynamic abnormalities in diabetes in studies performed on Zucker lean (ZL) and the Zucker diabetic fatty (ZDF) rat model of type 2 diabetes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Intercellular junctions between palisade nerve endings and outer root sheath cells of rat vellus hairs
    T Kaidoh
    Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago, Tottori 683 8503, Japan
    J Comp Neurol 420:419-27. 2000
    ..We speculate that these junctions may have roles in attachment of the PN to the ORS, contributing to increases in the sensitivity of the PN, and in chemical signaling between the PN and ORS...
  41. ncbi request reprint Severe congenital cytomegalovirus infection with fetal hydrops in a cytomegalovirus-seropositive healthy woman
    T Inoue
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Medicine, Shogoin kawahara cho 54, Sakyo ku, 606 8507, Kyoto, Japan
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 95:184-6. 2001
    ..This case suggests that severe congenital cytomegalovirus infection can occur even in seropositive healthy women...
  42. ncbi request reprint Subcutaneous adipocytes promote the differentiation of squamous cell carcinoma cell line (DJM-1) in collagen gel matrix culture
    T Inoue
    Department of Pathology and Division of Dermatology, Saga Medical School, Saga, Japan
    J Invest Dermatol 117:244-50. 2001
    ..These adipocyte-induced phenomena were not completely inhibited by fibroblasts. In conclusion, we suggest that stromal adipocytes may be involved in the differentiating mechanisms of cutaneous carcinoma cells...
  43. doi request reprint Effect of exercise therapy on monocyte and neutrophil counts in overweight women
    Ryoma Michishita
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Am J Med Sci 339:152-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to test our hypothesis that endurance aerobic exercise training has cardiovascular protective effects as a result of inhibiting inflammatory processes...
  44. ncbi request reprint IL-13 attenuates vascular tube formation via JAK2-STAT6 pathway
    Yuki Nishimura
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga, Japan
    Circ J 72:469-75. 2008
    ..IL-13 shares many functional properties with IL-4, which is known to inhibit angiogenesis...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of candesartan for middle-aged and elderly women with hypertension and menopausal-like symptoms
    Hideo Ikeda
    Saga Medical Association, Saga, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:1007-12. 2006
    ..43, p<0.001). Candesartan may be an effective antihypertensive agent to relieve menopausal-like symptoms in middle-aged or elderly hypertensive women...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of pentraxin 3 in patients with chronic heart failure
    Norihiko Kotooka
    Department of Cardiovascular and Renal Medicine, Saga University Faculty of Medicine, Saga, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 130:19-22. 2008
    ..A long pentraxin, PTX3, is produced by vascular cells or inflammatory cells and released into the circulation, possibly reflecting local inflammation in the cardiovascular system...
  47. ncbi request reprint Results of blood inflammatory markers are associated more strongly with toe-brachial index than with ankle-brachial index in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Yoshimasa Aso
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya Hospital, Saitama, Japan
    Diabetes Care 27:1381-6. 2004
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Comparison of renal and vascular protective effects between telmisartan and amlodipine in hypertensive patients with chronic kidney disease with mild renal insufficiency
    Tsukasa Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Shinmatsudo Central General Hospital, Matsudo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:841-50. 2008
    ..These data suggest that telmisartan is more effective than amlodipine for protecting renovascular functions, and potentially for ameliorating atherosclerosis, in hypertensive CKD patients with moderate renal insufficiency...
  49. ncbi request reprint A new thrombolytic agent, monteplase, is independent of the plasminogen activator inhibitor in patients with acute myocardial infarction: initial results of the COmbining Monteplase with Angioplasty (COMA) trial
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya City, Saitama, Japan
    Am Heart J 144:E5. 2002
    ..However, combining newly developed mutant tissue-type plasminogen activators with coronary angioplasty should be reconsidered...
  50. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of cilostazol versus ticlopidine hydrochloride for antiplatelet therapy after coronary stent implantation for prevention of late restenosis
    Hirotoshi Kamishirado
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    Am Heart J 144:303-8. 2002
    ..Recently, cilostazol has been used for antiplatelet therapy after coronary stent implantation. However, its evaluation has not been established yet...
  51. ncbi request reprint The influence of diabetes mellitus on late clinical outcomes following coronary stent implantation
    Hirotoshi Kamishirado
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 2 1 50 Minamikoshigaya, Koshigaya City, 343 8555, Saitama, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 84:41-5. 2002
    ..23%) and target lesion revascularization rate (17 vs. 18%) after 6 months were identical in the diabetic and non-diabetic patients. These results suggest that diabetes itself does not increase stent restenosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Early recanalization and plasma brain natriuretic peptide as an indicator of left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    Am Heart J 143:790-6. 2002
    ..This study was designed to elucidate these issues...
  53. ncbi request reprint Effect of cerivastatin on proteinuria and urinary podocytes in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis
    Tsukasa Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Misato Junshin Hospital, Saitama, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:798-802. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether cerivastatin, a newly developed, potent synthetic statin, affects proteinuria and urinary podocyte excretion in patients with chronic glomerulonephritis (CGN)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Effects of statins on restenosis after coronary stent implantation
    Hirotoshi Kamishirado
    Kamishirado Heart Clinic, 1 7 13 Sugano, Ichikawa City, Chiba 272 0824, Japan
    Angiology 58:55-60. 2007
    ..05) were lower in the statin group than in the normolipidemia group. Statin reduced restenosis rate. The efficacy of statins appears to be dependent on their pleiotropic effects on vascular wall rather than on lipid-lowering effects...
  55. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering therapy with fluvastatin inhibits oxidative modification of low density lipoprotein and improves vascular endothelial function in hypercholesterolemic patients
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 2 1 50 Minamikoshigaya, Koshigaya City, Saitama 343 8555, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 160:369-76. 2002
    ..Fluvastatin may serve as an ideal drug for reducing the risk of atherosclerosis, not only by its cholesterol-lowering effect but also by its unique effects of inhibiting LDL oxidation and improving the vascular endothelial function...
  56. ncbi request reprint Effect of pitavastatin on urinary liver-type fatty-acid-binding protein in patients with nondiabetic mild chronic kidney disease
    Tsukasa Nakamura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shinmatsudo Central General Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Am J Nephrol 26:82-6. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether pitavastatin, a newly developed statin, modulates the urinary L-FABP levels in normolipidemic patients with CKD...
  57. ncbi request reprint Comparison of serum high-molecular weight (HMW) adiponectin with total adiponectin concentrations in type 2 diabetic patients with coronary artery disease using a novel enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to detect HMW adiponectin
    Yoshimasa Aso
    Department of Internal Medicine, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo Medical University, 2 1 50 Minami Koshigaya, Koshiagya, Saitama 343 8555, Japan
    Diabetes 55:1954-60. 2006
    ..In conclusion, determination of HMW adiponectin, especially relative to total serum adiponectin, is useful for evaluating CAD in type 2 diabetic patients...
  58. ncbi request reprint Impact of cutting balloon angioplasty (CBA) prior to bare metal stenting on restenosis
    Yukio Ozaki
    Division of Cardiology, Fujita Health University Hospital, Toyoake, Japan
    Circ J 71:1-8. 2007
    ..While stent restenosis and late thrombosis still occur even with drug-eluting-stents (DES), there remains a need to explore other strategies for preventing restenosis...
  59. doi request reprint Effects of losartan on serum total and high-molecular weight adiponectin concentrations in hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome
    Toshihiko Uchida
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo Medical University, Saitama 343 8555, Japan
    Metabolism 57:1278-85. 2008
    ..In conclusion, serum total and HMW adiponectin concentrations increase after 6 months of losartan treatment in hypertensive patients, irrespective of the presence or absence of MS...
  60. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of the antibody against oxidized low-density lipoprotein in acute myocardial infarction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya City, Japan
    Cardiology 98:13-7. 2002
    ..An increased anti-Ox-LDL titer may be a risk factor for the onset of AMI. Spontaneous recanalization of the IRA may be associated with increased anti-Ox-LDL titers, while thrombolysis-induced recanalization may be independent of it...
  61. ncbi request reprint Possible relationship between insulin resistance and remnant-like lipoprotein particles in coronary endothelial dysfunction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    Clin Cardiol 25:532-6. 2002
    ..Hyperinsulinemia induces abnormalities of lipid metabolism. However, the correlation among insulin resistance, remnant lipoproteins, and endothelial function has not been clinically elucidated...
  62. ncbi request reprint Circulating matrix metalloproteinase-1 and -3 in patients with an acute coronary syndrome
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 92:1461-4. 2003
    ..Serum MMP levels appear to be a marker of plaque instability in patients with acute coronary syndrome...
  63. ncbi request reprint Prediction of short-term progression or regression of atherosclerotic coronary artery disease by lipoprotein (a): a quantitative coronary angiographic study
    Toshihiko Uchida
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya City, Saitama, Japan
    Angiology 54:641-6. 2003
    ..50, p < 0.05). This shows that lipoprotein (a) is an independent predictor of coronary atherosclerotic lesion progression over the short term...
  64. ncbi request reprint Azelnidipine reduces urinary protein excretion and urinary liver-type fatty acid binding protein in patients with hypertensive chronic kidney disease
    Tsukasa Nakamura
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shinmatsudo Central General Hospital, Chiba, Japan
    Am J Med Sci 333:321-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether azelnidipine and/or amlodipine affected urinary protein excretion or the urinary levels of 8-OHdG and L-FABP in hypertensive patients with mild chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Stent-induced expression and activation of the leukocyte integrin Mac-1 is associated with neointimal thickening and restenosis
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 2 1 50 Minamikoshigaya, Koshigaya City, Saitama 343 8555, Japan
    Circulation 107:1757-63. 2003
    ..To clarify further the role of Mac-1, we determined whether coronary stenting induced activation of Mac-1, which is required for high-affinity receptor-ligand interactions...
  66. ncbi request reprint Beneficial effects of olmesartan and temocapril on urinary liver-type fatty acid-binding protein levels in normotensive patients with immunoglobin A nephropathy
    Tsukasa Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Shinmatsudo Central General Hospital, Matsudo, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 20:1195-201. 2007
    ..The effect of combination therapy with the angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) on CKD has not been elucidated...
  67. ncbi request reprint Characterization of five marker levels of the hemostatic system and endothelial status in normotensive pregnancy and pre-eclampsia
    Masatoshi Hayashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya shi, Saitama, Japan
    Eur J Haematol 69:297-302. 2002
    ..The present study attempted to evaluate these five markers in normotensive pregnancy and pre-eclampsia...
  68. ncbi request reprint Accelerated plasminogen activator inhibitor may prevent late restenosis after coronary stenting in acute myocardial infarction
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Koshigaya City, Saitama, Japan
    Clin Cardiol 26:153-7. 2003
    ..Although acceleration of plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PA-1) level after emergent coronary angioplasty in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has been documented, its pathophysiologic role is still unknown...
  69. ncbi request reprint Association between silent ST segment depression in exercise electrocardiography and insulin resistance in obese subjects
    Ryoma Michishita
    Clinic of Tsuruta Orthopaedic Surgery, Kamitogawa Ushizumachi 174 8, OGI, Saga
    J Cardiol 49:231-9. 2007
    ..This study was designed to clarify the association between ST segment depression in exercise electrocardiography (ECG) and insulin resistance in obese subjects...
  70. ncbi request reprint Fluvastatin attenuates nitrate tolerance in patients with ischemic heart disease complicating hypercholesterolemia
    Teruo Inoue
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 2 1 50 Minamikoshigaya, Saitama Koshigaya City 343 8555, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 90:181-8. 2003
    ..Fluvastatin, a newly developed statin, is considered to have not only a cholesterol-lowering effect but also anti-oxidative properties...
  71. ncbi request reprint Effect of low-density lipoprotein apheresis on plasma endothelin-1 levels in diabetic hemodialysis patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans
    Tsukasa Nakamura
    Department of Medicine, Misato Junshin Hospital, Saitama, Japan
    J Diabetes Complications 17:349-54. 2003
    ..001). These data suggest that ET-1 may be associated with arteriosclerosis and that LDL apheresis enhances peripheral microcirculation in part by reducing the production of ET-1 in diabetic hemodialysis patients with ASO...
  72. ncbi request reprint A novel method for angiography of the left internal thoracic artery from a right arm approach using a YUMIKO-LITA catheter
    Yumiko Miyake
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Saitama, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 89:984-6. 2002
  73. ncbi request reprint [Left ventricular function in angina pectoris]
    Toshihiko Uchida
    Department of Cardiology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine
    Nihon Rinsho 61:70-8. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Serum sulfatides as a novel biomarker for cardiovascular disease in patients with end-stage renal failure
    Rui Hu
    Department of Metabolic Regulation, Institute of Aging and Adaptation, Shinshu University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto, Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    Glycoconj J 24:565-71. 2007
    ..Determination of the level of serum sulfatides can contribute to predictions of the incidence of cardiovascular disease in patients with end-stage renal failure undergoing maintenance hemodialysis...
  75. ncbi request reprint The levels of five markers of hemostasis and endothelial status at different stages of normotensive pregnancy
    Masatoshi Hayashi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Koshigaya Hospital, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, 2 1 50 Minami Koshigaya, Koshigaya shi, Saitama 343 8555, Japan
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:208-13. 2002
    ..Little is known about the quantitative relationship among them during pregnancy. The present study investigated levels of five markers at different stages of normotensive pregnancy...