Publications

Association of Urinary Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin With Long-Term Renal Outcomes in ICU Survivors: A Retrospective Observational Cohort Study.
Shock 2016 Jul;46(1):44-51
*Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan †Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan ‡22nd Century Medical and Research Center, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan §Japan Science and Technology Agency/Japan International Cooperation Agency (JST/JICA), Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS), Tokyo, Japan.


Regulation of Mitochondrial Dynamics by Dynamin-Related Protein-1 in Acute Cardiorenal Syndrome.
J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Oct 2;26(10):2378-87. Epub 2015 Feb 2.
Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Japan Science and Technology Agency/Japan International Cooperation Agency, Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development, Tokyo, Japan.

Glypican-5 Increases Susceptibility to Nephrotic Damage in Diabetic Kidney.
Am J Pathol 2015 Jul 15;185(7):1889-98. Epub 2015 May 15.
Department of Nephrology, Endocrinology, Hemodialysis & Apheresis, University Hospital, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:

Current state of continuous renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Japanese intensive care units in 2011: analysis of a national administrative database.
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2015 Jun 19;30(6):988-95. Epub 2015 Mar 19.
Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Response of urinary liver-type fatty acid-binding protein to contrast media administration has a potential to predict one-year renal outcome in patients with ischemic heart disease.
Heart Vessels 2015 May 20;30(3):296-303. Epub 2014 Feb 20.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655, Japan.

Choice of renal replacement therapy modality in intensive care units: data from a Japanese Nationwide Administrative Claim Database.
J Crit Care 2015 Apr 13;30(2):381-5. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:


The high-mobility group protein B1-Toll-like receptor 4 pathway contributes to the acute lung injury induced by bilateral nephrectomy.
Kidney Int 2014 Aug 19;86(2):316-26. Epub 2014 Mar 19.
1] Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, University Hospital, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan [2] Japan Science and Technology Agency/Japan International Cooperation Agency (JST/JICA), Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS), Tokyo, Japan.

The authors reply.
Crit Care Med 2014 Aug;42(8):e597-8
Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Health Economics, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Postoperative polymyxin B hemoperfusion and mortality in patients with abdominal septic shock: a propensity-matched analysis.
Crit Care Med 2014 May;42(5):1187-93
1Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. 2Department of Health Economics and Epidemiology Research, School of Public Health, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. 3Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. 4Department of Clinical Data Management and Research, Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. 5Department of Health Informatics and Policy, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

A 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor antagonist, sarpogrelate, reduces renal tubulointerstitial fibrosis by suppressing PAI-1.
Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2013 Dec 9;305(12):F1796-803. Epub 2013 Oct 9.
Dept. of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, The Univ. of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8655, Japan.



Mutant α-galactosidase A with M296I does not cause elevation of the plasma globotriaosylsphingosine level.
Mol Genet Metab 2012 Nov 14;107(3):623-6. Epub 2012 Jul 14.
Department of Analytical Biochemistry, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, 2-522-1 Noshio, Kiyose, Tokyo 204-8588, Japan.



A novel mechanism in maggot debridement therapy: protease in excretion/secretion promotes hepatocyte growth factor production.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 2011 Dec 31;301(6):C1423-30. Epub 2011 Aug 31.
107 Laboratory, Departments of Nephrology and Endocrinology, University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

Serum biological antioxidant potential predicts the prognosis of hemodialysis patients.
Nephron Clin Pract 2011 31;117(3):c230-6. Epub 2010 Aug 31.
Department of Nephrology, Immunology, and Vascular Medicine, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan.

Urinary L-type fatty acid-binding protein as a new biomarker of sepsis complicated with acute kidney injury.
Crit Care Med 2010 Oct;38(10):2037-42
Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Japan Science and Technology Agency/Japan International Cooperation Agency, Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.




Efficacy of darbepoetin in doxorubicin-induced cardiorenal injury in rats.
Nephron Exp Nephrol 2006 11;104(1):e6-e14. Epub 2006 May 11.
Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Nephrology 107 Laboratory, Center for Dialysis, Apheresis, and Applied Medicine, University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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