Experts and Doctors on heart in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan


Locale: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Topic: heart

Top Publications

  1. Ohkusu Y, Takahashi N, Ishikawa T, Sumita S, Kobayashi T, Matsushita K, et al. Quantitative assessment of the total myocardial uptake ratio of 123I-BMIPP by using the Ishii-MacIntyre method is useful for predicting cardiac complications in patients with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy or myotonic dystrophy. Nucl Med Commun. 2003;24:183-90 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, measurement of the TMUR by the Ishii-MacIntyre method is useful for evaluating the development of cardiac complications in patients with mitochondrial encephalomyopathy or myotonic dystrophy...
  2. Sakamoto D, Kudo H, Inohaya K, Yokoi H, Narita T, Naruse K, et al. A mutation in the gene for delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydratase (ALAD) causes hypochromic anemia in the medaka, Oryzias latipes. Mech Dev. 2004;121:747-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, who mutants represent a model for the human disease ALAD-deficiency porphyria...
  3. Ulucan C, Wang X, Baljinnyam E, Bai Y, Okumura S, Sato M, et al. Developmental changes in gene expression of Epac and its upregulation in myocardial hypertrophy. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007;293:H1662-72 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, our results suggest the importance of the stoichiometry of Epac over that of Rap in cellular biological effects. ..
  4. Sultana N, Nag K, Hoshijima K, Laird D, Kawakami A, Hirose S. Zebrafish early cardiac connexin, Cx36.7/Ecx, regulates myofibril orientation and heart morphogenesis by establishing Nkx2.5 expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:4763-8 pubmed publisher
    ..5 expression, which in turn promotes unidirectional, parallel alignment of myofibrils and the subsequent proper heart morphogenesis. ..
  5. Okumura S, Tsunematsu T, Bai Y, Jiao Q, Ono S, Suzuki S, et al. Type 5 adenylyl cyclase plays a major role in stabilizing heart rate in response to microgravity induced by parabolic flight. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2008;105:173-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In all, AC5 plays a major role in stabilizing heat rate under microgravity. ..
  6. Shibuya S, Hara H, Wakayama Y, Inoue M, Jimi T, Matsuzaki Y. Aquaporin 4 mRNA levels in neuromuscular tissues of wild-type and dystrophin-deficient mice. Tohoku J Exp Med. 2008;215:313-9 pubmed
    ..We suggest that a similar pathomechanism may underlie the phenotypic consequences of the mdx mouse and Duchenne muscular dystrophy. ..
  7. Ogino I, Watanabe S, Sakamaki K, Ogino Y, Kunisaki C, Kimura K. Dosimetric predictors of radiation-induced pericardial effusion in esophageal cancer. Strahlenther Onkol. 2017;193:552-560 pubmed publisher
    ..A pericardium V50 ? 17% is important to avoid symptomatic PE in esophageal cancer patients treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy. ..