Yoshimitsu Soga

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Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Clinical impact of self-expandable stent diameter after femoropopliteal stenting
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 1 1 Kifune machi, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 8555, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 26:38-44. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Propensity Score Analysis Comparing Clinical Outcomes of Drug-Eluting vs Bare Nitinol Stents in Femoropopliteal Lesions
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 23:33-9. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Relationship Between Primary Patency and Lesion Length Following Bare Nitinol Stent Placement for Femoropopliteal Disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 22:862-7. 2015
  4. doi request reprint Perioperative and Long-term Outcomes of Endovascular Treatment for Subclavian Artery Disease From a Large Multicenter Registry
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 22:626-33. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Two-year life expectancy in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 7:1444-9. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical outcome after bypass surgery vs. endovascular therapy for infrainguinal artery disease in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 77:2102-9. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Initial and 3-year results after subintimal versus intraluminal approach for long femoropopliteal occlusion treated with a self-expandable nitinol stent
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1547-55. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Contemporary outcomes after endovascular treatment for aorto-iliac artery disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 76:2697-704. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Impact of cilostazol after endovascular treatment for infrainguinal disease in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 54:1659-67. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Restenosis after stent implantation for superficial femoral artery disease in patients treated with cilostazol
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Kokura Memorial Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:541-8. 2012

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  1. doi request reprint Clinical impact of self-expandable stent diameter after femoropopliteal stenting
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 1 1 Kifune machi, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 8555, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 26:38-44. 2011
    ..30 (85 vs. 44%, p = 0.002 and 90 vs. 65%, p = 0.009, respectively). In conclusion, an S/V ratio was an independent predictor of in-stent restenosis after FP stenting, and it was also associated with the clinical outcome. ..
  2. doi request reprint Propensity Score Analysis Comparing Clinical Outcomes of Drug-Eluting vs Bare Nitinol Stents in Femoropopliteal Lesions
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 23:33-9. 2016
    ..To present a propensity score matching analysis comparing the 1-year outcomes of de novo femoropopliteal lesions treated with drug-eluting stents (DES) or bare nitinol stents (BNS)...
  3. doi request reprint Relationship Between Primary Patency and Lesion Length Following Bare Nitinol Stent Placement for Femoropopliteal Disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 22:862-7. 2015
    ..To evaluate the relationship between 1-year primary patency and lesion length in patients with femoropopliteal disease treated with bare nitinol stents...
  4. doi request reprint Perioperative and Long-term Outcomes of Endovascular Treatment for Subclavian Artery Disease From a Large Multicenter Registry
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 22:626-33. 2015
    ..To investigate the perioperative and long-term outcomes of endovascular therapy (EVT) for subclavian artery disease in a large-scale multicenter study...
  5. doi request reprint Two-year life expectancy in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 7:1444-9. 2014
    ..This study sought to estimate the 2-year life expectancy (2YLE) (estimated survival rate >50% at 2 years) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) using the risk score based on predictors of all-cause mortality within 2 years...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical outcome after bypass surgery vs. endovascular therapy for infrainguinal artery disease in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 77:2102-9. 2013
    ..The efficacy of stent-assisted endovascular therapy (EVT) in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) compared to bypass surgery (BSX) remains unclear...
  7. doi request reprint Initial and 3-year results after subintimal versus intraluminal approach for long femoropopliteal occlusion treated with a self-expandable nitinol stent
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1547-55. 2013
    ..We compared patency after femoropopliteal stenting for a long occlusion using either an intraluminal or subintimal approach...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contemporary outcomes after endovascular treatment for aorto-iliac artery disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 76:2697-704. 2012
    ..The patency and complications in aorto-iliac (AI) stenting remain poorly understood. The aim of this paper was to investigate the safety and efficacy after AI stenting...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of cilostazol after endovascular treatment for infrainguinal disease in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 54:1659-67. 2011
    ..However, the efficacy of cilostazol in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) is unclear. Therefore, we investigated the effect of cilostazol on outcomes in patients with CLI...
  10. doi request reprint Restenosis after stent implantation for superficial femoral artery disease in patients treated with cilostazol
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Kokura Memorial Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 79:541-8. 2012
    ..Restenosis after endovascular treatment for superficial femoral artery (SFA) disease remains a significant clinical issue. We assessed whether cilostazol reduce restenosis after SFA stenting with self-expandable nitinol stent...
  11. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of exercise training after coronary stenting in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 75:2379-86. 2011
    ..Exercise training (ET) after coronary stenting is considered to have a risk of stent thrombosis (ST). The present study investigated whether ET increases the incidence of ST in patients undergoing coronary stenting...
  12. doi request reprint Utility of new classification based on clinical and lesional factors after self-expandable nitinol stenting in the superficial femoral artery
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 54:1058-66. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the predictive value of clinical classification schemes that assess primary patency after self-expandable nitinol stent in the superficial femoral artery (SFA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of fluid assessment based on intrathoracic impedance monitoring in patients with systolic heart failure
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Japan
    Circ J 75:129-34. 2011
    ..However, it remains unclear whether this new technology can predict heart failure (HF) before deterioration. Whether fluid status based on IIM predicts HF in patients with left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction was investigated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term clinical outcome after endovascular treatment in patients with intermittent claudication due to iliofemoral artery disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu 802 8555, Japan
    Circ J 74:1689-95. 2010
    ..The natural history of patients with intermittent claudication (IC) has been reported, but little is known about that of claudicant patients after endovascular therapy (EVT)...
  15. doi request reprint Mid-term clinical outcome and predictors of vessel patency after femoropopliteal stenting with self-expandable nitinol stent
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Vasc Surg 52:608-15. 2010
    ..Long-term clinical outcomes after femoropopliteal (FP) stenting with nitinol stents have not yet been clear. We investigated the mid-term efficacy of FP stenting with nitinol stents...
  16. doi request reprint Safety of early exercise training after elective coronary stenting in patients with stable coronary artery disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:230-4. 2010
    ..Early exercise after coronary stenting is considered to have a risk of stent thrombosis (ST). We investigate the safety of submaximal exercise training based on the Borg scale from the next day after coronary stenting...
  17. doi request reprint Classification and clinical impact of restenosis after femoropopliteal stenting
    Atsushi Tosaka
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 1 2 3 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:16-23. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between angiographic patterns of in-stent restenosis (ISR) after femoropopliteal (FP) stenting and the frequency of refractory ISR...
  18. doi request reprint Incidence and clinical impact of stent fracture after everolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Shoichi Kuramitsu
    Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:663-71. 2012
    ..However, the incidence and clinical impact of SF after everolimus-eluting stent implantation remain unclear...
  19. doi request reprint Very long-term (15 to 20 years) clinical and angiographic outcome after coronary bare metal stent implantation
    Kyohei Yamaji
    Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 3:468-75. 2010
    ..However, the clinical significance of late luminal renarrowing remains unknown...
  20. doi request reprint Efficacy of statin treatment after endovascular therapy for isolated below-the-knee disease in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Yusuke Tomoi
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 1 1 Asano, Kokurakita ku, 802 0001, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 28:374-82. 2013
    ..However, in ambulatory patients, the statins may improve overall survival and AFS after successful EVT establishing one straight line for isolated BTK lesions...
  21. pmc Very long-term (15 to 23 years) outcomes of successful balloon angioplasty compared with bare metal coronary stenting
    Kyohei Yamaji
    Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Am Heart Assoc 1:e004085. 2012
    ..Target lesion revascularization (TLR) continues to occur beyond 4 years after bare metal stent (BMS) implantation. However, long-term outcomes after balloon angioplasty (BA) compared with BMS are currently unknown...
  22. pmc Vascular response to bioresorbable polymer sirolimus-eluting stent vs. permanent polymer everolimus-eluting stent at 9-month follow-up: an optical coherence tomography sub-study from the CENTURY II trial
    Shoichi Kuramitsu
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 3 2 1 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 802 8555, Japan
    Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 17:34-40. 2016
    ..We sought to compare tissue coverage in coronary lesions treated with BP-SES with the XIENCE permanent polymer everolimus-eluting stent (PP-EES) using optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  23. doi request reprint Very long-term outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention with bare metal stents for unprotected left main coronary artery disease
    Akihiro Nomura
    Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 3 2 1 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Japan
    EuroIntervention 8:962-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate very long-term clinical outcomes and potential predictors after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with bare metal stents (BMS) for unprotected left main coronary artery disease (ULMCAD)...
  24. doi request reprint Bare metal stent thrombosis and in-stent neoatherosclerosis
    Kyohei Yamaji
    Division of Cardiology and the Division of Laboratory Medicine, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ Cardiovasc Interv 5:47-54. 2012
    ..Pathophysiologic mechanisms of VLST after BMS implantation remain largely unknown...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ratio of serum n-3 to n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and the incidence of major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Takenori Domei
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    Circ J 76:423-9. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate this relationship...
  26. doi request reprint Prognosis of critical limb ischemia in hemodialysis patients after isolated infrapopliteal balloon angioplasty: results from the Japan below-the-knee artery treatment (J-BEAT) registry
    Masatsugu Nakano
    Department of Cardiology, Saiseikai Yokohama City Eastern Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 20:113-24. 2013
    ..To evaluate the long-term clinical results after isolated infrapopliteal balloon angioplasty for critical limb ischemia (CLI) in end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis...
  27. pmc Impact of post-challenge hyperglycemia on clinical outcomes in Japanese patients with stable angina undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Shoichi Kuramitsu
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 3 2 1 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 802 8555, Japan
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 12:74. 2013
    ..However, it remains unclear whether PH affects clinical outcomes in patients with stable angina undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  28. doi request reprint Two-year clinical outcomes of the NOBORI biolimus-eluting stents versus XIENCE/PROMUS everolimus-eluting stents in small vessel disease
    Hiroyuki Jinnouchi
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 88:E132-E138. 2016
    ..We sought compare clinical outcomes between BES and CoCr-EES in patients with small vessel disease...
  29. doi request reprint Impact of total stent length after cobalt chromium everolimus-eluting stent implantation on 3-year clinical outcomes
    Takashi Hiromasa
    The Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv . 2016
    ..The objective was to assess whether total stent length (TSL) after cobalt-chromium everolimus-eluting stent (CoCr-EES) implantation was associated with long-term clinical outcomes...
  30. doi request reprint Difference of Tissue Characteristics Between Early and Late Restenosis After Second-Generation Drug-Eluting Stents Implantation - An Optical Coherence Tomography Study
    Hiroyuki Jinnouchi
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital
    Circ J . 2017
    ..0% vs. 69.6%, P<0.01; 0.0% vs. 26.1%, p <0.01; 6.7% vs. 26.1%, P=0.049; 3.3% vs. 26.1%, P=0.01, respectively)...
  31. doi request reprint Clinical outcome after endovascular treatment for isolated common femoral and popliteal artery disease
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 1 1 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 0001, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 28:250-7. 2013
    ..Short-term patency after EVT for isolated CFA and PA lesion seems to be feasible. However, long-term patency was not promising. Furthermore, stent placement does not improve the primary patency. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Clinical impact of bisoprolol versus carvedilol in patients undergoing femoropopliteal stenting
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital
    J Atheroscler Thromb 21:691-702. 2014
    ..Because there have been only a few reported comparative studies of the effects of different beta-blockers, we compared the clinical outcomes in patients treated with these beta-blockers after undergoing femoropopliteal stenting...
  33. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of coronary venoplasty for left ventricular lead implantation
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 71:1442-5. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the efficacy of coronary venoplasty for insertion of a LV lead...
  34. doi request reprint Impact of multiple and long sirolimus-eluting stent implantation on 3-year clinical outcomes in the j-Cypher Registry
    Shinichi Shirai
    Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kokura, Japan
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 3:180-8. 2010
    ..Our aim was to study the relationships between total stent length (TSL) and long-term clinical outcomes after sirolimus-eluting stent (SES) implantation...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical Outcomes of SMART Versus Luminexx Nitinol Stent Implantation for Aortoiliac Artery Disease: A Propensity Score-Matched Multicenter Study
    Yoshiaki Shintani
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center, Shin Koga Hospital, Kurume, Japan
    Angiology 66:875-81. 2015
    ..However, the long-term outcome of 2 different types of nitinol stents for AI lesions is unknown. The aim of this study was to examine the long-term outcome of the SMART and Luminexx nitinol stents for the treatment of de novo AI lesions...
  36. doi request reprint Clinical efficacy of infrapopliteal endovascular procedures for hemodialysis patients with critical limb ischemia
    Masatsugu Nakano
    Department of Cardiology, Saiseikai Yokohama City Eastern Hospital, Yokohama, Japan Electronic address
    Ann Vasc Surg 29:1225-34. 2015
    ..To investigate 5-year clinical outcomes after infrapopliteal endovascular therapy (EVT) for critical limb ischemia (CLI) patients on or not on hemodialysis (HD), and compare the clinical efficacy of EVT between the 2 groups...
  37. doi request reprint Impact of runoff grade after endovascular therapy for femoropopliteal lesions
    Seiichi Hiramori
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 59:720-7. 2014
    ..We conceived a new method, runoff grade, to evaluate runoff after endovascular therapy (EVT). We evaluated the validity of using runoff score based on angiographic findings...
  38. ncbi request reprint Endovascular treatment of chronic mesenteric ischemia
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Circ J 72:1198-200. 2008
    ..They remained asymptomatic after stent implantation. Primary stenting may be considered a viable alternative to conventional surgery in carefully selected patients with chronic mesenteric ischemia due to SMA stenosis...
  39. doi request reprint Retrospective Multicenter Comparison of S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL and MISAGO Stents in Treatment of Femoropopliteal Lesions
    Kenji Suzuki
    Department of Cardiology, Saiseikai Central Hospital, Kyoto Prefectual University of Medicine, 1 4 17, Mita, Minato, Tokyo 108 0073, Japan Electronic address
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 27:1642-1649. 2016
    ..To compare primary patency between MISAGO (Terumo Corporation, Tokyo, Japan) and S.M.A.R.T. CONTROL (Cordis Corporation, Miami Lakes, Florida), second-generation and first-generation nitinol stents, in femoropopliteal lesions...
  40. doi request reprint Drug-Eluting Stent vs Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty for Treatment of Femoropopliteal In-Stent Restenosis: Results From a Retrospective 1-Year Multicenter Study
    Naotaka Murata
    Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 23:642-7. 2016
    ..To compare drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) in the treatment of femoropopliteal in-stent restenosis (ISR)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and Safety of Endovascular Therapy for Aortoiliac TASC D Lesions
    Kenji Suzuki
    Department of Cardiology, Saiseikai Central Hospital, Minato ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Angiology 68:67-73. 2017
    ..Although there is increasing evidence of the effectiveness of endovascular therapy for complex aortoiliac (AI) occlusive disease, it is not universally applied to TASC D lesions...
  42. doi request reprint Bypass Surgery vs. Drug-Eluting Stent for Trans-Atlantic Inter-Society Consensus-II (TASCII) C or D Femoropopliteal Lesions
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital
    Circ J 79:2688-95. 2015
    ..Recent reports have shown that a drug-eluting stent (DES) provides good durability up to the mid-term. We investigated clinical outcomes after BSX vs. DES for TASCII C/D FP lesions...
  43. doi request reprint Three-year clinical outcome after infrapopliteal angioplasty for critical limb ischemia in hemodialysis patients with minor or major tissue loss
    Masatsugu Nakano
    Department of Cardiology, Saiseikai Yokohama City Eastern Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 86:289-98. 2015
    ..Accordingly, we sought to determine the outcomes of this group of patients based on the extent of tissue loss at baseline...
  44. doi request reprint Efficacy of cilostazol after endovascular therapy for femoropopliteal artery disease in patients with intermittent claudication
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    J Am Coll Cardiol 53:48-53. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether cilostazol reduces restenosis and revascularization after endovascular therapy (EVT) for femoropopliteal lesions...
  45. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 30-day outcomes in patients <75 years of age versus >or=75 years of age with acute myocardial infarction treated by primary coronary angioplasty
    Koyu Sakai
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 98:1018-21. 2006
    ..79, 95% confidence interval 0.91 to 3.50, p = 0.090) was not. In conclusion, aggressive angioplasty in older patients improves prognosis...
  46. doi request reprint Outcomes of Endovascular Therapy for Upper Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease With Critical Hand Ischemia
    Yusuke Tomoi
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 23:717-22. 2016
    ..To investigate the clinical outcomes of endovascular therapy (EVT) for upper extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD) with critical hand ischemia (CHI)...
  47. doi request reprint Incidence and Clinical Impact of Stent Fracture After PROMUS Element Platinum Chromium Everolimus-Eluting Stent Implantation
    Shoichi Kuramitsu
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 8:1180-8. 2015
    ..This study sought to assess the incidence and clinical impact of stent fracture (SF) after the PROMUS Element platinum-chromium everolimus-eluting stent (PtCr-EES)...
  48. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of endovascular therapy for aortoiliac bifurcation lesions in the real-AI registry
    Hideaki Aihara
    1 Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 21:25-33. 2014
    ..To report long-term outcomes of endovascular therapy (EVT) for aortoiliac bifurcation lesions...
  49. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of sarpogrelate after endovascular treatment for femoropopliteal artery disease: ESPALIER study
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 3 2 1 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, 802 0001, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther . 2016
    ..Sarpogrelate did not improve primary patency after EVT for FP disease in this study...
  50. doi request reprint Impact of Drug-Eluting Stent Implantation for Femoropopliteal In-Stent Occlusion
    Yusuke Tomoi
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 23:461-7. 2016
    ..To compare optimal balloon angioplasty with nitinol stenting and drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation for femoropopliteal in-stent occlusion (ISO)...
  51. doi request reprint Causes of death and mortality and evaluation of prognostic factors in patients with severe aortic stenosis in an aging society
    Shiro Miura
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan Electronic address
    J Cardiol 65:353-9. 2015
    ..In order to investigate the burden of severe AS in the current population, we assessed mortality, causes of death, clinical event rates, and prognostic factors of patients diagnosed with severe AS...
  52. doi request reprint Beta-blocker Treatment Does Not Worsen Critical Limb Ischemia in Patients Receiving Endovascular Therapy
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Kokura Memorial Hospital, Department of Cardiology, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Atheroscler Thromb 22:481-9. 2015
    ..However, little is known about the efficacy of these drugs in patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI). We investigated whether beta-blocker therapy affects the clinical outcomes of CLI patients...
  53. doi request reprint Vascular response after Zilver PTX stent implantation for superficial femoral artery lesions: serial optical coherence tomography findings at 6 and 12 months
    Yusuke Tomoi
    Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Endovasc Ther 22:41-7. 2015
    ..To compare the vascular response after paclitaxel-coated nitinol drug-eluting stent (Zilver PTX) implantation for superficial femoral artery lesions after 6 and 12 months using optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  54. doi request reprint Impact of clinical and echocardiographic characteristics on occurrence of cardiac events in cardiac amyloidosis as proven by endomyocardial biopsy
    Takuya Nakahashi
    Division of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyusyu, Japan
    Int J Cardiol 176:753-9. 2014
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  55. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and clinical outcome of polyvascular atherosclerotic disease in patients undergoing coronary intervention
    Takashi Miura
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan miuramen10
    Circ J 77:89-95. 2013
    ....
  56. doi request reprint Outcomes of One straight-line flow with and without pedal arch in patients with critical limb ischemia
    Akihiro Higashimori
    Department of Cardiology, Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 87:129-33. 2016
    ..This study aimed to compare the outcomes of revascularization strategies for patients with critical limb ischemia (CLI) whereby single vessel run off to the foot was established with or without flow into a patent pedal arch...
  57. doi request reprint Effect of perioperative complications after endovascular therapy in patients with peripheral artery disease due to femoropopliteal lesions
    Kei Sato
    Department of Cardiology, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Fuchu, Japan Department of Cardiology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 61:1272-7. 2015
    ....
  58. pmc Incidence and clinical impact of stent fracture after the Nobori biolimus-eluting stent implantation
    Shoichi Kuramitsu
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000703. 2014
    ..Stent fracture (SF) after drug-eluting stent implantation has become an important concern. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence, predictors, and clinical impact of SF after biolimus-eluting stent...
  59. doi request reprint Iatrogenic peroneal artery pseudoaneurysm treated by transluminal coil embolization
    Takashi Miura
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, 1 2 3 Asano, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 28:128-30. 2013
    ..It is considered that use of the Fogarty-balloon catheter without angiographic guidance caused the pseudoaneurysm for this case. Endovascular coil embolization for a PA pseudoaneurysm is safer, less invasive and more effective...
  60. doi request reprint Collateral approach for biventricular pacing of coronary sinus ostium obstruction
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 31:122-4. 2008
    ..The postoperative threshold was 2.7 V at 0.4 ms. The subjective symptom improved after CRT. The safety of this procedure was not clear...
  61. doi request reprint Serial optical coherence tomography assessments at 2- and 4-month follow-up after paclitaxel-eluting stenting of the superficial femoral artery
    Hideaki Aihara
    Department of Cardiology, Tsukuba Medical Center Hospital, 1 3 1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305 8558, Japan
    Cardiovasc Interv Ther 30:138-41. 2015
    ..This is the first report to demonstrate the vascular response after paclitaxel-eluting stent placement for the lesion using serial OCT examinations...
  62. ncbi request reprint Renal artery aneurysm treatment with coil embolization
    Yoshimitsu Soga
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 69:697-700. 2007
    ..Our results suggest that this approach may generally be applicable for renal artery aneurysms, depending on the shape, size, and location of the aneurysm...
  63. ncbi request reprint Feasibility evaluation of a remote monitoring system for implantable cardiac devices in Japan
    Kenji Ando
    Department of Cardiology, Kokura Memorial Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Int Heart J 52:39-43. 2011
    ..The CareLink Network was well accepted by both the patients and physicians. Underlying issues did emerge, but once they are overcome, the system appears to have great potential to improve the quality of care given by healthcare providers...