Kortaro Tanaka

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toyama
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction in the recurrence of stroke by eicosapentaenoic acid for hypercholesterolemic patients: subanalysis of the JELIS trial
    Kortaro Tanaka
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama, Toyama, 930 0194, Japan
    Stroke 39:2052-8. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and transesophageal echocardiographic variables for prediction of thromboembolic events in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation at low-intermediate risk
    Etsuko Sasahara
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    J Cardiol 60:484-8. 2012
  3. pmc Transesophageal echocardiographic findings are independent and relevant predictors of ischemic stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Shutaro Takashima
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    J Clin Neurol 8:170-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and CHADS(2) score independently predict cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Keiko Nakagawa
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 107:912-6. 2011
  5. pmc Predictors of poor outcome in patients with acute cerebral infarction
    Nobuhiro Dougu
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    J Clin Neurol 7:197-202. 2011
  6. doi request reprint One-year atherothrombotic vascular events rates in outpatients with recent non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke: the EVEREST (Effective Vascular Event REduction after STroke) registry
    Norihiro Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:245-53. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex-related differences in the risk factor profile and medications of patients with atrial fibrillation recruited in J-TRACE
    Hiroshi Inoue
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Circ J 74:650-4. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Study of hemostatic biomarkers in acute ischemic stroke by clinical subtype
    Koji Hirano
    Department of Neurology, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:404-10. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint The Japan Thrombosis Registry for Atrial Fibrillation, Coronary or Cerebrovascular Events (J-TRACE): a nation-wide, prospective large cohort study; the study design
    Hideki Origasa
    Division of Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toyama School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    Circ J 72:991-7. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Boule musculaire associated with cervical spondylosis
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    The Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital
    Intern Med 46:329. 2007

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Reduction in the recurrence of stroke by eicosapentaenoic acid for hypercholesterolemic patients: subanalysis of the JELIS trial
    Kortaro Tanaka
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama, Toyama, 930 0194, Japan
    Stroke 39:2052-8. 2008
    ..EPA significantly suppressed the incidence of coronary events in previous analysis. Herein, we investigated the effects of EPA on the primary and secondary prevention of stroke...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and transesophageal echocardiographic variables for prediction of thromboembolic events in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation at low-intermediate risk
    Etsuko Sasahara
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    J Cardiol 60:484-8. 2012
    ..There is no clear consensus about antithrombotic treatment in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients at low-intermediate thromboembolic risk. Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is useful for prediction of thromboembolic events in AF...
  3. pmc Transesophageal echocardiographic findings are independent and relevant predictors of ischemic stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Shutaro Takashima
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    J Clin Neurol 8:170-6. 2012
    ..However, it remains to be determined which of these factors might be more relevant for evaluation of the risk of stroke in each patient...
  4. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and CHADS(2) score independently predict cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Keiko Nakagawa
    Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 107:912-6. 2011
    ..Long-term mortality, cardiac events, and stroke risk were >8 times higher when decreased eGFR (<60 ml/min/1.73 m(2)) was present with higher CHADS(2) score (≥2)...
  5. pmc Predictors of poor outcome in patients with acute cerebral infarction
    Nobuhiro Dougu
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    J Clin Neurol 7:197-202. 2011
    ..We investigated whether the D-dimer level on admission and other clinical characteristics could be used to predict the poor outcome of patients with acute CI...
  6. doi request reprint One-year atherothrombotic vascular events rates in outpatients with recent non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke: the EVEREST (Effective Vascular Event REduction after STroke) registry
    Norihiro Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:245-53. 2012
    ..Our aims were to investigate 1-year atherothrombotic vascular event rates and to assess the risk factors for recurrent ischemic stroke in this population...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sex-related differences in the risk factor profile and medications of patients with atrial fibrillation recruited in J-TRACE
    Hiroshi Inoue
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Circ J 74:650-4. 2010
    ..Whether such a difference exists for Japanese patients with AF is unclear, so data from J-TRACE were used to investigate this issue...
  8. doi request reprint Study of hemostatic biomarkers in acute ischemic stroke by clinical subtype
    Koji Hirano
    Department of Neurology, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:404-10. 2012
    ..We studied the usefulness of hemostatic biomarkers in assessing the pathology of thrombus formation, subtype diagnosis, prognosis in the acute phase of cerebral infarction, and differences between various hemostatic biomarkers...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Japan Thrombosis Registry for Atrial Fibrillation, Coronary or Cerebrovascular Events (J-TRACE): a nation-wide, prospective large cohort study; the study design
    Hideki Origasa
    Division of Biostatistics and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toyama School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    Circ J 72:991-7. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Boule musculaire associated with cervical spondylosis
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    The Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital
    Intern Med 46:329. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Cerebral microbleeds identified by diffusion weighted MR imaging in a case of acute ischemic stroke
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama
    Intern Med 46:1275-6. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Significant impairment of left atrial function in patients with cardioembolic stroke caused by paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    Department of Neurology at Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, Japan
    Intern Med 49:1727-32. 2010
    ..The present study examined the differences in echocardiographic findings between patients with CE caused by Paf (the Paf-CE group) and those with non-cardiogenic embolic ischemic stroke (the Non-CE group)...
  13. doi request reprint Bilateral subthalamic deep brain stimulation for camptocormia associated with Parkinson's disease
    Takashi Asahi
    Department of Neurosurgery University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 89:173-7. 2011
    ..Although deep brain stimulation was in some cases not effective against camptocormia, it is unclear in which types of patients it was effective in treating camptocormia...
  14. ncbi request reprint Findings of 123I-iomazenil SPECT during and after stroke-like episodes in a patient with MELAS
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    From the Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama, and the Department of Radiology, Toyama University, Toyama, Japan
    Clin Nucl Med 39:e334-5. 2014
    ..The lesion completely disappeared on FLAIR imaging performed 1 month after the focal seizures; in contrast, I-iomazenil SPECT still revealed a significant decrease in tracer uptake in this lesion. ..
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of SLC20A2 mutations that cause idiopathic basal ganglia calcification in Japan
    Megumi Yamada
    From the Laboratory of Medical Therapeutics and Molecular Therapeutics Y M, M Takagi, Y H, M K, I H, Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Gifu Department of Neurology M Tanaka, H I, J M, S Tsuji, The University of Tokyo Department of Neurology N A, G S, Nagoya University Department of Neuropsychiatry S K, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo Department of Neurology Y Y, S Takashima, K T, Toyama University Hospital, Toyama Department of Neurology T T, Kagawa University Hospital, Kagawa Department of Neurology H H, S M, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo Department of Neurology and Geriatrics M Y, Y H, T I, and Division of Genomic Research, Life Science Research Center N S, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
    Neurology 82:705-12. 2014
    ..To investigate the clinical, genetic, and neuroradiologic presentations of idiopathic basal ganglia calcification (IBGC) in a nationwide study in Japan...
  16. doi request reprint Dabigatran and factor Xa inhibitors for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation
    Shinichiro Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:165-73. 2012
    ..We also discuss precautions for the use of dabigatran and future perspectives with a view to reducing the risk of stroke with new oral anticoagulants, including factor Xa inhibitors in AF patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint [A survey of psychiatrists to determine their level of familiarity with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis]
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital, Japan
    Brain Nerve 64:1341-5. 2012
    ..05). The present survey revealed low levels of familiarity of psychiatrists with anti-NMDAR encephalitis, and this highlights the importance of further improving the awareness of psychiatrists about the concept of anti-NMDAR encephalitis...
  18. ncbi request reprint [A case of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis with ovarian teratoma showing excellent recovery with decreasing of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibody]
    Yoshiharu Taguchi
    Department of Neurology, Toyama University Hospital
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 51:499-504. 2011
    ..The patient was hence diagnosed as having anti-NMDAR encephalitis with ovarian teratoma Serial analysis show that the antibodies against NMDAR decreased with improvement of symptoms after the immunotherapy including DFPP treatment...
  19. doi request reprint Risk factor profiles of stroke, myocardial infarction, and atrial fibrillation: a Japanese Multicenter Cooperative Registry
    Shinichiro Uchiyama
    Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:190-7. 2010
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Ambivalent aspects of interleukin-6 in cerebral ischemia: inflammatory versus neurotrophic aspects
    Shigeaki Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, Keio University School of Medicine, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 29:464-79. 2009
    ..Taken together, the information suggests that IL-6 plays a double role in cerebral ischemia, as an inflammatory mediator during the acute phase and as a neurotrophic mediator between the subacute and prolonged phases...
  21. ncbi request reprint Activation of cytokine signaling through leukemia inhibitory factor receptor (LIFR)/gp130 attenuates ischemic brain injury in rats
    Shigeaki Suzuki
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 25:685-93. 2005
    ..Early induction of phosphorylated Stat3 was significantly detected on the ischemic side in the high-LIF group after LIF injection. Exogenous LIF attenuates ischemic brain injury by activating cytokine signaling through LIFR/gp130...
  22. ncbi request reprint A novel voltage-sensitive Na(+) and Ca(2+) channel blocker, NS-7, prevents suppression of cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase and reduces infarct area in the acute phase of cerebral ischemia in rat
    Kortaro Tanaka
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Brain Res 924:98-108. 2002
    ..These data clearly indicate that NS-7 provides very efficient neuroprotection in the acute phase of cerebral ischemia, and sustains the normal function of PKA...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratory features of in-patients with multiple sclerosis in a University Hospital in Tokyo from 1988-2002
    Kortaro Tanaka
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Shinanomachi, Tokyo
    Intern Med 44:560-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the clinical and laboratory features of each subtype of multiple sclerosis (MS) (relapsing-remitting, primary progressive, and secondary progressive) in the Tokyo metropolitan area...