Publications


Partial IK1 blockade destabilizes spiral wave rotation center without inducing wave breakup and facilitates termination of reentrant arrhythmias in ventricles.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2016 Sep 15;311(3):H750-8. Epub 2016 Jul 15.
Department of Cardiovascular Research, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan; and.


Omega-3 fatty acid therapy dose-dependently and significantly decreased triglycerides and improved flow-mediated dilation, however, did not significantly improve insulin sensitivity in patients with hypertriglyceridemia.
Int J Cardiol 2014 Oct 7;176(3):696-702. Epub 2014 Aug 7.
Cardiology, Gachon University Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Republic of Korea; Gachon Cardiovascular Research Institute, Incheon, Republic of Korea.






Inhibition of intercellular coupling stabilizes spiral-wave reentry, whereas enhancement of the coupling destabilizes the reentry in favor of early termination.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2012 Sep 15;303(5):H578-86. Epub 2012 Jun 15.
Department of Cardiovascular Research, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan.

Analysis of carotid artery deformation in different head and neck positions for maxillofacial catheter navigation in advanced oral cancer treatment.
Biomed Eng Online 2012 Sep 4;11:65. Epub 2012 Sep 4.
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, 3-9 Fukuura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, 236-0004, Japan.


Regional cooling facilitates termination of spiral-wave reentry through unpinning of rotors in rabbit hearts.
Heart Rhythm 2012 Jan 10;9(1):107-14. Epub 2011 Aug 10.
Department of Cardiovascular Research, Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Nagoya University, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan.

Rate-dependent shortening of action potential duration increases ventricular vulnerability in failing rabbit heart.
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2011 Feb 10;300(2):H565-73. Epub 2010 Dec 10.
Department of Electrophysiology, Research Center of Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Precise comparison of protoporphyrin IX fluorescence spectra with pathological results for brain tumor tissue identification.
Brain Tumor Pathol 2011 Feb 25;28(1):43-51. Epub 2010 Dec 25.
Department of Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Engineering building No.14, Room 722, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan.


Estrogen receptor alpha and beta are both involved in the cerebral VEGF/Akt/NO pathway and cerebral angiogenesis in female mice.
Biomed Res 2010 Dec;31(6):337-46
Division of Gene Therapeutics, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, 1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

VEGF signaling is disrupted in the hearts of mice lacking estrogen receptor alpha.
Eur J Pharmacol 2010 Sep 4;641(2-3):168-78. Epub 2010 Jun 4.
Department of Gene Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Tokyo, Japan.



Lipoprotein metabolism, insulin resistance, and adipocytokine levels in Japanese female adolescents with a normal body mass index and high body fat mass.
Circ J 2009 Mar 15;73(3):534-9. Epub 2009 Jan 15.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita-ku, Sapporo 060-8638, Japan.

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