Masanori Munakata

Summary

Affiliation: Tohoku Rosai Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Altered Mayer wave and baroreflex profiles in high spinal cord injury
    M Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 14:141-8. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is an independent risk factor for microalbuminuria in patients with essential hypertension--a Japanese trial on the prognostic implication of pulse wave velocity (J-TOPP)
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:515-21. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Higher brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is associated with more advanced carotid atherosclerosis in end-stage renal disease
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:9-14. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Utility of automated brachial ankle pulse wave velocity measurements in hypertensive patients
    Masanori Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, 3 21 Dainohara 4, Aobaku, Sendai 981 8563, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 16:653-7. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of one-year treatment by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor on baroreflex sensitivity and flow-mediated vasodilation of the brachial artery in essential hypertension--comparison with calcium channel blockers
    Masanori Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 25:169-81. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of blood pressure response triggered by a doctor's visit in patients with essential hypertension
    Masanori Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 25:343-9. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Repeated counselling improves the antidiabetic effects of limited individualized lifestyle guidance in metabolic syndrome: J-STOP-METS final results
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:612-6. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Higher brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity as an independent risk factor for future microalbuminuria in patients with essential hypertension: the J-TOPP study
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Centre, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Dainohara, Aobaku, Sendai, Japan
    J Hypertens 27:1466-71. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Higher plasma homocysteine concentration is associated with more advanced systemic arterial stiffness and greater blood pressure response to stress in hypertensive patients
    Jun Tayama
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:403-9. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of the brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in patients with essential hypertension: final results of the J-TOPP study
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Centre, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Aobaku, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 35:839-42. 2012

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Altered Mayer wave and baroreflex profiles in high spinal cord injury
    M Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 14:141-8. 2001
    ..We conclude that spinal cord injury at Th3 or above eliminates normal neural cardiovascular responses to mild orthostatic stress in humans...
  2. ncbi request reprint Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is an independent risk factor for microalbuminuria in patients with essential hypertension--a Japanese trial on the prognostic implication of pulse wave velocity (J-TOPP)
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:515-21. 2006
    ..022-1.365; p < 0.05). These data suggest that brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is an independent risk factor for microalbuminuria and could be used as a marker for early vascular damage in never-treated hypertensive patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Higher brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is associated with more advanced carotid atherosclerosis in end-stage renal disease
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 28:9-14. 2005
    ..The brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity was unrelated to left ventricular structure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utility of automated brachial ankle pulse wave velocity measurements in hypertensive patients
    Masanori Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, 3 21 Dainohara 4, Aobaku, Sendai 981 8563, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 16:653-7. 2003
    ..We examined whether pulse wave velocity (PWV), determined by brachial ankle arterial pressure wave measurements, using a newly developed, fully automated device could be a surrogate measure for carotid femoral PWV...
  5. ncbi request reprint The influence of one-year treatment by angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor on baroreflex sensitivity and flow-mediated vasodilation of the brachial artery in essential hypertension--comparison with calcium channel blockers
    Masanori Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 25:169-81. 2003
    ..Both baroreflex sensitivity and flow-mediated vasodilator function have been recognized to have prognostic significance in cardiovascular diseases. Long-term antihypertensive treatment effects on these parameters, however, remain unclear...
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical significance of blood pressure response triggered by a doctor's visit in patients with essential hypertension
    Masanori Munakata
    Division of Hypertension and Cardiology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 25:343-9. 2002
    ..003, p=0.05). These data suggest that the pressor response triggered by a doctor's visit has clinical significance in never-before treated hypertensive patients, possibly because it mirrors real-life stress reactivity in men...
  7. doi request reprint Repeated counselling improves the antidiabetic effects of limited individualized lifestyle guidance in metabolic syndrome: J-STOP-METS final results
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:612-6. 2011
    ..These data suggest that additional counselling further improved the antidiabetic effects of limited individualized lifestyle guidance in metabolic syndrome...
  8. doi request reprint Higher brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity as an independent risk factor for future microalbuminuria in patients with essential hypertension: the J-TOPP study
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Centre, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Dainohara, Aobaku, Sendai, Japan
    J Hypertens 27:1466-71. 2009
    ..However, it is still unclear as to whether baPWV predicts the future albuminuria status in patients under standard care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Higher plasma homocysteine concentration is associated with more advanced systemic arterial stiffness and greater blood pressure response to stress in hypertensive patients
    Jun Tayama
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 29:403-9. 2006
    ..These data suggest that higher plasma homocysteine concentration is associated with increased systemic arterial stiffness, which may enhance blood pressure reactivity to stress in hypertensive patients...
  10. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of the brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity in patients with essential hypertension: final results of the J-TOPP study
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Centre, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Aobaku, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 35:839-42. 2012
    ..97; 95% CI: 1.006-9.380). In conclusion, baPWV is an independent risk factor for future cardiovascular events in patients with essential hypertension...
  11. doi request reprint High-normal diastolic blood pressure is a risk for development of microalbuminuria in the general population: the Watari study
    Satoshi Konno
    Preventive Medical Center and Division of Hypertension, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    J Hypertens 31:798-804. 2013
    ..We assessed the relationship between baseline blood pressure and the future onset of microalbuminuria in the general population...
  12. doi request reprint High-normal blood pressure is associated with microalbuminuria in the general population: the Watari study
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:1135-40. 2011
    ..Early intervention in such cases may be useful for reducing cardiovascular and renal risks...
  13. ncbi request reprint [J-TOPP]
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 64:116-20. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of valsartan and nifedipine coat-core on systemic arterial stiffness in hypertensive patients
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 17:1050-5. 2004
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  15. doi request reprint Blood pressure among public employees after the great East Japan earthquake: the watari study
    Satoshi Konno
    Preventive Medical Center and Division of Hypertension, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 26:1059-63. 2013
    ..This study aimed to compare blood pressure changes between public employees and the general population after the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011...
  16. pmc Japanese study to organize proper lifestyle modifications for metabolic syndrome (J-STOP-MetS): design and method
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 4:415-20. 2008
    ..The J-STOP-MetS is the first large-scale clinical study of the metabolic syndrome in Japan and should provide important evidence for the practical management of the metabolic syndrome...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Pulse wave velocity in the diagnosis of arteriosclerosis]
    Masanori Munakata
    Preventive Medical Center, Tohoku Rosai Hospital
    Nihon Rinsho 62:253-8. 2004