Publications

Total Phosphate Elimination is Negatively Associated With Increased Serum Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 Levels in Patients who Undergo Peritoneal Dialysis.
Ther Apher Dial 2017 Feb 12;21(1):71-78. Epub 2017 Jan 12.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.

Factors Associated with the Serum Myostatin Level in Patients Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis: Potential Effects of Skeletal Muscle Mass and Vitamin D Receptor Activator Use.
Calcif Tissue Int 2016 Jul 19;99(1):13-22. Epub 2016 Feb 19.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Comparison of oral versus intravenous vitamin D receptor activator in reducing infection-related mortality in hemodialysis patients: the Q-Cohort Study.
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2016 Jul 27;31(7):1152-60. Epub 2016 May 27.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan Department of Integrated Therapy for Chronic Kidney Disease, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.


Possible involvement of basic FGF in the upregulation of PDGFRβ in pericytes after ischemic stroke.
Brain Res 2016 Jan 10;1630:98-108. Epub 2015 Nov 10.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan. Electronic address:


A CADASIL-Like Case with a Novel Noncysteine Mutation of the NOTCH3 Gene and Granular Deposits in the Renal Arterioles.
Case Rep Neurol Med 2015 9;2015:431461. Epub 2015 Mar 9.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Fibroblast growth factor 23, but not parathyroid hormone, is associated with urinary phosphate regulation in patients on peritoneal dialysis.
Ther Apher Dial 2015 Feb 4;19(1):73-80. Epub 2014 Sep 4.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan; Division of Internal Medicine, Fukuoka Dental College, Fukuoka, Japan.

Tocilizumab-induced remission of nephrotic syndrome accompanied by secondary amyloidosis and glomerulonephritis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.
CEN Case Rep 2014 Nov 29;3(2):237-243. Epub 2014 Jul 29.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Phosphate overload directly induces systemic inflammation and malnutrition as well as vascular calcification in uremia.
Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 2014 Jun 7;306(12):F1418-28. Epub 2014 May 7.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan;


Slowly progressive and painless thoracic aortic dissection presenting with a persistent Fever in an elderly patient: the usefulness of combined measurement of biochemical parameters.
Case Rep Med 2013 17;2013:498129. Epub 2013 Jun 17.
Division of Internal Medicine, Fukuoka Dental College, 2-15-1 Tamura, Sawara-Ku, Fukuoka 814-0193, Japan ; Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.


Change in intracellular pH causes the toxic Ca2+ entry via NCX1 in neuron- and glia-derived cells.
Cell Mol Neurobiol 2010 Apr 15;30(3):453-60. Epub 2009 Oct 15.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.

Midkine gene transfer after myocardial infarction in rats prevents remodelling and ameliorates cardiac dysfunction.
Cardiovasc Res 2010 Apr 7;86(1):113-21. Epub 2009 Dec 7.
Department of Cardiovascular Research, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Huro-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601, Japan.

Midkine gene transfer protects against focal brain ischemia and augments neurogenesis.
J Neurol Sci 2009 Oct 16;285(1-2):78-84. Epub 2009 Jun 16.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.


Renal and carotid vascular resistance assessed with Doppler sonography.
J Clin Ultrasound 2008 Feb;36(2):85-90
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.


Postischemic gene transfer of soluble Flt-1 protects against brain ischemia with marked attenuation of blood-brain barrier permeability.
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 2007 Jun 1;27(6):1152-60. Epub 2006 Nov 1.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Postischemic gene transfer of interleukin-10 protects against both focal and global brain ischemia.
Circulation 2005 Feb 14;111(7):913-9. Epub 2005 Feb 14.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

Photothrombotic middle cerebral artery occlusion and reperfusion laser system in spontaneously hypertensive rats.
Stroke 2003 Nov 23;34(11):2716-21. Epub 2003 Oct 23.
Department of Medicine and Clinical Science, Second Department of Internal Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3-1-1, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan.

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