Takatoshi Kasai

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Affiliation: Toranomon Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Adaptive servo-ventilation in cardiac function and neurohormonal status in patients with heart failure and central sleep apnea nonresponsive to continuous positive airway pressure
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Cardio Respiratory Sleep Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:58-63. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint The upper airway in sleep-disordered breathing: UA in SDB
    L Taranto Montemurro
    Sleep Cardiorespiratory Disease Research Center Respiratory Physiopathology A O M Mellini, Chiari, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Med 105:25-40. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and heart failure
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Cardio Respiratory Sleep Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 60:78-85. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of nasal bi-level positive airway pressure in congestive heart failure patients with cheyne-stokes respiration and central sleep apnea
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 69:913-21. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Plasma pentraxin3 and arterial stiffness in men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 24:401-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Prognosis of patients with heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea treated with continuous positive airway pressure
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Chest 133:690-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiac metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma causing atrioventricular block and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Chest 131:1569-72. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint First experience of using new adaptive servo-ventilation device for Cheyne-Stokes respiration with central sleep apnea among Japanese patients with congestive heart failure: report of 4 clinical cases
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 70:1148-54. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Effect of flow-triggered adaptive servo-ventilation compared with continuous positive airway pressure in patients with chronic heart failure with coexisting obstructive sleep apnea and Cheyne-Stokes respiration
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ Heart Fail 3:140-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Effects of olmesartan on blood pressure and insulin resistance in hypertensive patients with sleep-disordered breathing
    Tomotaka Dohi
    Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8470, Japan
    Heart Vessels 26:603-8. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Adaptive servo-ventilation in cardiac function and neurohormonal status in patients with heart failure and central sleep apnea nonresponsive to continuous positive airway pressure
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Cardio Respiratory Sleep Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 1:58-63. 2013
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  2. ncbi request reprint The upper airway in sleep-disordered breathing: UA in SDB
    L Taranto Montemurro
    Sleep Cardiorespiratory Disease Research Center Respiratory Physiopathology A O M Mellini, Chiari, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Med 105:25-40. 2014
    ..It has been reported that UA alterations (i.e., collapse or dilation) can be observed in CSA. This review highlights the roles of the UA in the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of SDB. ..
  3. doi request reprint Sleep apnea and heart failure
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Cardio Respiratory Sleep Medicine, Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 60:78-85. 2012
    ..Since HF remains one of the major causes of mortality in the industrialized countries, the significance of identifying and managing sleep apnea should be more emphasized to prevent the development or progression of HF...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of nasal bi-level positive airway pressure in congestive heart failure patients with cheyne-stokes respiration and central sleep apnea
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 69:913-21. 2005
    ..Bi-level positive airway pressure (bi-level PAP) may be an effective alternative for treating CSR-CSA and CHF...
  5. doi request reprint Plasma pentraxin3 and arterial stiffness in men with obstructive sleep apnea
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Hypertens 24:401-7. 2011
    ..Pentraxin3 may play a significant role in vascular inflammation and damage. Currently, there is lack of data on pentraxin3 and its role in vascular damage associated with OSA...
  6. doi request reprint Prognosis of patients with heart failure and obstructive sleep apnea treated with continuous positive airway pressure
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Chest 133:690-6. 2008
    ..However, the effect on the prognosis of such patients remains unknown. Aims: To determine whether CPAP therapy and compliance affects the prognosis of HF patients with OSA...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cardiac metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma causing atrioventricular block and left ventricular outflow tract obstruction
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Chest 131:1569-72. 2007
    ..We report the case of a 56-year-old man with recurrent lung adenocarcinoma in whom developed a large mass in the ventricular septum, complete atrioventricular block, and obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract...
  8. ncbi request reprint First experience of using new adaptive servo-ventilation device for Cheyne-Stokes respiration with central sleep apnea among Japanese patients with congestive heart failure: report of 4 clinical cases
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 70:1148-54. 2006
    ..This is the first evaluation of its use in the management of CSR-CSA in Japanese CHF patients...
  9. doi request reprint Effect of flow-triggered adaptive servo-ventilation compared with continuous positive airway pressure in patients with chronic heart failure with coexisting obstructive sleep apnea and Cheyne-Stokes respiration
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ Heart Fail 3:140-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of flow-triggered ASV to CPAP in patients with CHF with coexisting obstructive sleep apnea and Cheyne-Stokes respiration-central sleep apnea...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of olmesartan on blood pressure and insulin resistance in hypertensive patients with sleep-disordered breathing
    Tomotaka Dohi
    Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8470, Japan
    Heart Vessels 26:603-8. 2011
    ..0 vs. 26.6 ± 4.2 kg/m2, P = 0.129; 3% ODI, 29.5 ± 23.1 vs. 28.2 ± 21.0 events/h, P = 0.394). Olmesartan significantly reduced blood pressure and insulin resistance in hypertensive patients with SDB without changing BMI or SDB severity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Long-term efficacy of pravastatin therapy in diabetic patients undergoing complete coronary revascularization
    Kouichiro Aihara
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 17:350-5. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Relationship between atrial conduction delay and obstructive sleep apnea
    Ken ichi Maeno
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo, 105 8470, Japan
    Heart Vessels 28:639-45. 2013
    ..Severity of OSA is significantly associated with delayed atrial conduction time. Obstructive sleep apnea may lead to progression of atrial remodeling as an AF substrate. ..
  13. ncbi request reprint Impact of red blood cell distribution width on long-term mortality in diabetic patients after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Shuta Tsuboi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 77:456-61. 2013
    ..Diabetes mellitus increases oxidative stress and vascular inflammation, which accelerate atherosclerosis. However, the relationship between RDW and long-term outcome in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) is unclear...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term effect of metabolic syndrome with and without diabetes mellitus on coronary revascularization in Japanese patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Akihisa Nishino
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Clin Cardiol 34:610-6. 2011
    ..However, there is no evidence indicating the importance of MS with and without DM on re-revascularization procedures in Japanese patients undergoing PCI...
  15. doi request reprint Mortality risk of triglyceride levels in patients with coronary artery disease
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Departments of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Heart 99:22-9. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess the relationship between triglyceride levels and long-term (>10 years) prognosis in a cohort of patients after complete coronary revascularisation...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of women with coronary artery disease following complete coronary revascularization
    Hitoshi Sato
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 58:158-64. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare long-term outcomes between men and women following complete revascularization in Japanese patients with CAD...
  17. ncbi request reprint Candesartan with pioglitazone protects against endothelial dysfunction and inflammatory responses in porcine coronary arteries implanted with sirolimus-eluting stents
    Tomotaka Dohi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 75:1098-106. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was therefore to identify effective therapies in a clinically relevant animal model...
  18. ncbi request reprint The impact of pravastatin therapy on long-term outcome in patients with metabolic syndrome undergoing complete coronary revascularization
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:2104-9. 2009
    ..In particular, there have been no studies of the efficacy of statins among Asian MS patients with treated CAD...
  19. doi request reprint The adverse prognostic significance of the metabolic syndrome with and without hypertension in patients who underwent complete coronary revascularization
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Departments of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Hypertens 27:1017-24. 2009
    ..The metabolic syndrome is associated with high risk for long-term coronary artery disease mortality. However, few studies have examined the prognostic importance of the metabolic syndrome with and without hypertension...
  20. doi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol is a practical predictor of long-term cardiac death after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Yoshifumi Fukushima
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 221:206-11. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether non-HDL-C can predict long-term cardiovascular events in patients with CHD who underwent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  21. doi request reprint Establishment of the cardio-ankle vascular index in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Takiko Kumagai
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Chest 136:779-86. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reproducibility, validity, and clinical usefulness of CAVI among patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), who often have elevated BP during measurement...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bi-level positive airway pressure ventilation for treating heart failure with central sleep apnea that is unresponsive to continuous positive airway pressure
    Tomotaka Dohi
    Cardiovascular Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    Circ J 72:1100-5. 2008
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Effects of obstructive sleep apnea and its treatment on signal-averaged P-wave duration in men
    Ken ichi Maeno
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 6:287-93. 2013
    ..Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a risk factor for atrial fibrillation development. We investigated the association of P-wave duration with OSA and its treatment...
  24. doi request reprint Relationship between the metabolic syndrome and the incidence of stroke after complete coronary revascularization over a 10-year follow-up period
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 207:195-9. 2009
    ..Therefore, the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and stroke was examined among patients who had achieved complete coronary revascularization...
  25. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of glomerular filtration rate estimated by the Japanese equation among patients who underwent complete coronary revascularization
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 34:378-83. 2011
    ..73 m(2) than those with an eGFR of ≥90 mlmin(-1) per 1.73 m(2) (HR 2.89, P<0.001). GFR as estimated using the new Japanese equation had a prognostic significance among patients with complete coronary revascularization...
  26. ncbi request reprint Propensity score analysis of 10-year long-term outcome after bypass surgery or plain old balloon angioplasty in patients with metabolic syndrome
    Kenji Yaginuma
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Heart J 52:372-6. 2011
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  27. pmc Evaluation of the apnea-hypopnea index determined by the S8 auto-CPAP, a continuous positive airway pressure device, in patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome
    Kanako Ueno
    Sleep Center Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Sleep Med 6:146-51. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) determined by the S8 auto-CPAP device with the AHI derived by polysomnography in patients with OSAHS...
  28. ncbi request reprint Dipyridamole therapy improves long-term survival after complete revascularization in patients with impaired cardiac function: a propensity analysis
    Eiji Ikeda
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 72:1588-93. 2008
    ..In the present study it was investigated whether use of dipyridamole at the time of complete revascularization affects long-term mortality in patients with impaired left ventricular (LV) function...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of metabolic syndrome on 10-year clinical outcomes among patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Tomotaka Dohi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 73:1454-8. 2009
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a risk factor and prognosticator for ischemic heart disease, but its actual effect on long-term mortality after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) remains unknown...
  30. doi request reprint Low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol is a residual risk factor associated with long-term clinical outcomes in diabetic patients with stable coronary artery disease who achieve optimal control of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Manabu Ogita
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, 2 1 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Heart Vessels 29:35-41. 2014
    ..33, 95 % confidence interval 1.01-1.75, P = 0.042). Low HDL-C is a residual risk factor that is significantly associated with long-term clinical outcomes among diabetic patients with stable CAD who achieve optimal LDL-C levels. ..
  31. ncbi request reprint Association of low glomerular filtration rate with the incidence of stroke in patients following complete coronary revascularization
    Hirokazu Konishi
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Japan
    Circ J 75:2372-8. 2011
    ..However, the relationship between a low GFR defined using the new equation for the Japanese population and the incidence of stroke following complete coronary revascularization is not yet known...
  32. doi request reprint Propensity analysis of 12 years outcome after bypass graft or balloon angioplasty in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 52:186-94. 2008
    ..Therefore, we performed a pooled analysis of our observational data evaluating long-term outcomes of PCI as compared with CABG in patients with multivessel disease among a Japanese population...
  33. doi request reprint Change in cardio-ankle vascular index by long-term continuous positive airway pressure therapy for obstructive sleep apnea
    Mitsue Kato
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, 2 2 2 Toranomon, Minato ku, Tokyo 105 8470, Japan
    J Cardiol 58:74-82. 2011
    ..However, the change in CAVI that occurs following long-term CPAP treatment for OSA remains unclear...
  34. ncbi request reprint Craniofacial anatomical risk factors in men with obstructive sleep apnea and heart failure: a pilot study
    Ayako Inoshita
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Sleep Breath 18:439-45. 2014
    ..Craniofacial anatomic risk factors may contribute to OSA pathogenesis in HF patients. However, there are no data about cephalometric findings among OSA patients with HF...
  35. pmc Atrioventricular block during the phasic events of REM sleep in a patient with severe obstructive sleep apnea syndrome
    Fusae Kawana
    Sleep Center Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Sleep Med 4:257-9. 2008
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Impact of admission glycemia and glycosylated hemoglobin A1c on long-term clinical outcomes of non-diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Ryo Naito
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 63:106-11. 2014
    ..We evaluated the combined effect of admission glucose and HbA1c values on long-term clinical outcomes in non-diabetic patients with ACS treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison between the apnea-hypopnea indices determined by the REMstar Auto M series and those determined by standard in-laboratory polysomnography in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Yukiko Ikeda
    Sleep Center, Toranomon Hospital, Japan
    Intern Med 51:2877-85. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the apnea-hypopnea index (AHI) determined by automated CPAP devices to that obtained from polysomnography...
  38. doi request reprint Prognostic impact of chronic kidney disease on 10-year clinical outcomes among patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Tomotaka Dohi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cardiol 60:438-42. 2012
    ..However, whether patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and CKD are at increased risk for long-term mortality after coronary revascularization remains unknown...
  39. doi request reprint Probucol therapy improves long-term (>10-year) survival after complete revascularization: a propensity analysis
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8421, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 220:463-9. 2012
    ..Accordingly, we sought to determine if probucol therapy at the time of complete coronary revascularization reduces mortality in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  40. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome is an independent risk factor for stroke and acute renal failure after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Kan Kajimoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 137:658-63. 2009
    ..However, it remains unclear whether it has a significant impact on postoperative complications. We aimed to determine whether metabolic syndrome negatively influences the postoperative outcomes of coronary artery bypass grafting...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of statin-eluting stent on early inflammatory response and neointimal thickness in a porcine coronary model
    Katsumi Miyauchi
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 72:832-8. 2008
    ..The present study evaluated the ability of stent-based cerivastatin delivery to reduce stent-induced inflammatory responses and adverse effects on endothelial function, and to inhibit neointimal hyperplasia in a porcine coronary model...
  42. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome predicts 10-year mortality in non-diabetic patients following coronary artery bypass surgery
    Kan Kajimoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Social Insurance Chuo General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 72:1481-6. 2008
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and mortality, but, the relationship between MetS and survival after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) remains unclear...
  43. doi request reprint Influence of diabetes on >10-year outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 8421, Japan
    Heart Vessels 23:149-54. 2008
    ..25, 95% CI 1.03-1.53, P = 0.024) and cardiovascular (HR 1.30, 95% CI 1.00-1.69, P = 0.048) mortality. Even in Asians, DM showed an increased mortality following PCI. Among DM, increased HbA1c level was also associated with mortality...
  44. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effects of calcium-channel and angiotensin-receptor blockers on endothelial function and inflammatory responses in a porcine drug-eluting stent model
    Naozumi Kubota
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 74:1704-10. 2010
    ..The effects of co-administered CCB and ARB on vascular protection after DES implantation, however, remain unknown...
  45. doi request reprint Therapy with statins and aspirin enhances long-term outcome of percutaneous coronary intervention
    Naozumi Kubota
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, 113 0033, Japan
    Heart Vessels 23:35-9. 2008
    ..25, 95% CI 0.12-0.53, P < 0.0001 and HR 0.10, 95% CI 0.03-0.31, P < 0.0001, respectively). Therapy with statins plus aspirin improves long-term clinical outcome in patients after PCI...
  46. doi request reprint Short-term 20-mg atorvastatin therapy reduces key inflammatory factors including c-Jun N-terminal kinase and dendritic cells and matrix metalloproteinase expression in human abdominal aortic aneurysmal wall
    Kan Kajimoto
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 206:505-11. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that atorvastatin might inhibit JNK and dendritic cells, resulting in suppression of inflammatory cells and matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) in human tissue of AAA...
  47. pmc Conversion from predominant central sleep apnea to obstructive sleep apnea following valvuloplasty in a patient with mitral regurgitation
    Makiko Takahashi
    Clinical Physiology, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Clin Sleep Med 7:523-5. 2011
    ..We report the case of a 67-year-old man with mitral regurgitation, whose CSA converted to predominant obstructive sleep apnea following mitral valvuloplasty in association with a shortening of lung-to-finger circulation time...
  48. doi request reprint Impact of metabolic syndrome among patients with and without diabetes mellitus on long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Hypertens Res 31:235-41. 2008
    ..87 [1.18-2.96]) were at significant risk for increased cardiac events. In conclusion, the risk of cardiac events is significantly increased in patients with metabolic syndrome following PCI, irrespective of DM...
  49. doi request reprint Impact of predischarge nocturnal pulse oximetry (sleep-disordered breathing) on postdischarge clinical outcomes in hospitalized patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction after acute decompensated heart failure
    Takayasu Ohmura
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan Nihonbashi Cardiology Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 113:697-700. 2014
    ..In conclusion, SDB, as determined by predischarge nocturnal oximetry, is prevalent and is an independent predictor of the combined end point of readmission and mortality in hospitalized patients with LV systolic dysfunction after ADHF...
  50. pmc Relationship between advanced glycation end products and plaque progression in patients with acute coronary syndrome: the JAPAN-ACS sub-study
    Yoshifumi Fukushima
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:5. 2013
    ..The present sub-study of JAPAN-ACS investigates the association between AGEs and RAGE, and PV...
  51. ncbi request reprint Changes of matrix metalloproteinase-9 level is associated with left ventricular remodeling following acute myocardial infarction among patients treated with trandolapril, valsartan or both
    Sakiko Miyazaki
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo Shizuoka Hospital, Shizuoka, Japan
    Circ J 74:1158-64. 2010
    ..The presence of any differences in LV remodeling and MMP-9 levels across the groups was also investigated...
  52. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the metabolic syndrome defined by various criteria and the extent of coronary artery disease
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, 2 1 1 Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 197:944-50. 2008
    ..83, p=0.019). In conclusion, MS was found to be associated with the extent of CAD. However, gender-specific differences and MS definition-specific differences exist...
  53. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of the metabolic syndrome for long-term outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Takatoshi Kasai
    Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Circ J 70:1531-7. 2006
    ..However, the relationship between MS and long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the Japanese patient population remains unknown...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Non-invasive positive pressure ventilation for treatment of sleep apnea associated with heart failure]
    Shin Ichi Momomura
    Cardiovascular Division, Omiya Medical Center, Jichi Medical University
    Nihon Rinsho 65:406-10. 2007