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Transvenous excimer laser-assisted lead extraction of cardiac implantable electrical devices in the Japanese elderly population.

J Cardiol 2019 Oct 9. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine/Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jjcc.2019.09.005DOI Listing
October 2019

Persistent left superior vena cava as a perpetuator of atrial fibrillation: Frequency analysis using continuous wavelet transform analysis.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Sep 20;30(9):1701-1705. Epub 2019 Jun 20.

Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.14004DOI Listing
September 2019

Reentrant circuit of adenosine-sensitive atrial tachycardia originating near the his bundle region revealed by entrainment pacing and catheter ablation of the 'entrance'.

J Cardiol Cases 2019 Sep 8;20(3):81-83. Epub 2019 May 8.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine / Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jccase.2019.04.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6718924PMC
September 2019

Effect of diurnal variations in the QRS complex and T waves on the eligibility for subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.

Heart Rhythm 2019 Jun 4;16(6):913-920. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.01.004DOI Listing
June 2019

New implications for the recurrence mechanism of an upper septal ventricular tachycardia: a case report.

Eur Heart J Case Rep 2019 Jun;3(2)

Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45, Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjcr/ytz079DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6601162PMC
June 2019

Feasibility and safety of uninterrupted apixaban in patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2019 May 18. Epub 2019 May 18.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-019-00563-6DOI Listing
May 2019

Cryofreezing catheter ablation of adenosine triphosphate sensitive atrial tachycardia.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Apr 24;30(4):528-537. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Heart Center, Japan Red Cross Yokohama City Bay Hospital, Yokohama, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13844DOI Listing
April 2019

Left subclavian approach for ablation of persistent left superior vena cava in a patient with cardiac resynchronization therapy: a case report.

Europace 2019 Apr 29. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-5810, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euz117DOI Listing
April 2019

Catheter ablation of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in patients with sick sinus syndrome.

Heart Vessels 2019 Mar 3;34(3):503-508. Epub 2018 Sep 3.

Cardiovascular Center, Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-018-1256-8DOI Listing
March 2019

Comparison of 0.9-mm and 1.4-mm catheters in excimer laser coronary angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.

Lasers Med Sci 2019 Mar 16. Epub 2019 Mar 16.

Department of Cardiovascular Medichine, Tokyo Medical and Dental Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10103-019-02772-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10103-019-02772-xDOI Listing
March 2019

First confirmation of histologic changes in the human heart after cryoballoon ablation.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2019 Feb 4;5(2):93-96. Epub 2018 Nov 4.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Medical Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2018.10.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6379571PMC
February 2019

Magnetocardiography Using a Magnetoresistive Sensor Array.

Int Heart J 2019 Jan 20;60(1):50-54. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Advanced Technology in Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1536/ihj.18-002DOI Listing
January 2019

Does second-generation cryoballoon ablation using the current single short freeze strategy produce pulmonary vein stenosis?

Int J Cardiol 2018 Dec 4;272:175-178. Epub 2018 Aug 4.

Department of Cardiovascular medicine, Fukui University, Fukui, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.08.004DOI Listing
December 2018

Prevalence of neoatherosclerosis in sirolimus-eluting stents in a very late phase after implantation.

EuroIntervention 2018 Dec 20;14(12):e1316-e1323. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tsuchiura Kyodo General Hospital, Tsuchiura, Japan.

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http://www.pcronline.com/eurointervention/145th_issue/237
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http://dx.doi.org/10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00486DOI Listing
December 2018

Quick, safe, and effective maneuver to prevent phrenic nerve injury during cryoballoon ablation of atrial fibrillation.

J Interv Card Electrophysiol 2018 Nov 24;53(2):233-238. Epub 2018 May 24.

Arrhythmia Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10840-018-0379-2DOI Listing
November 2018

Effectiveness of the proximal optimization technique for longitudinal stent elongation caused by post-balloon dilatation.

J Interv Cardiol 2018 Oct 10;31(5):624-631. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical Hospital, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/joic.12543DOI Listing
October 2018

Simultaneous Recording of the P Wave During Atrial Fibrillation.

Circulation 2018 10;138(18):2057-2060

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine/Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.037198DOI Listing
October 2018

Subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation for ventricular fibrillation caused by coronary artery spasm: a case report.

Eur Heart J Case Rep 2018 Sep 3;2(3):yty074. Epub 2018 Jul 3.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-Ward, Tokyo, Japan.

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https://academic.oup.com/ehjcr/article/doi/10.1093/ehjcr/yty
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjcr/yty074DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6176977PMC
September 2018

Novel Ablation Strategy for Isolating the Superior Vena Cava Using Ultra High-Resolution Mapping.

Circ J 2018 07 7;82(8):2007-2015. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

The Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-17-1352DOI Listing
July 2018

Myocardial perfusion reserve quantified by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging is associated with late gadolinium enhancement in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Heart Vessels 2018 May 22;33(5):513-520. Epub 2017 Nov 22.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, 1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8519, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-017-1088-yDOI Listing
May 2018

Efficacy of catheter ablation of focal sources in persistent atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 04 25;29(4):559-565. Epub 2018 Jan 25.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13415DOI Listing
April 2018

Temporally stable frequency mapping using continuous wavelet transform analysis in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2018 04 14;29(4):514-522. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13440DOI Listing
April 2018

Diagnostic and Prognostic Efficacy of Coronary Flow Capacity Obtained Using Pressure-Temperature Sensor-Tipped Wire-Derived Physiological Indices.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2018 04 28;11(8):728-737. Epub 2018 Mar 28.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tsuchiura Kyodo General Hospital, Ibaraki, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2018.01.249DOI Listing
April 2018

High defibrillation threshold with a subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator due to the lead having been positioned in the fat layer.

J Arrhythm 2018 04 8;34(2):198-200. Epub 2018 Feb 8.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Tokyo Medical and Dental University Medical Hospital Bunkyo-ku Tokyo.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5891406PMC
April 2018

Early Recurrence after Longstanding Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Ablation.

Int Heart J 2018 Mar 20;59(2):321-327. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1536/ihj.16-652DOI Listing
March 2018

Implantable epicardial cardioverter-defibrillator-induced localized constrictive pericarditis.

Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 2018 01;26(1):158-160

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icvts/ivx183DOI Listing
January 2018

Arterial inflammation measured by F-FDG-PET-CT to predict coronary events in older subjects.

Atherosclerosis 2018 01 21;268:49-54. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.11.016DOI Listing
January 2018

Clinical and electrophysiological features of respiratory cycle-dependent atrial tachycardia: An analysis of three cases.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2018 Jan 31;4(1):18-21. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2017.10.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5775449PMC
January 2018

Association of the Clinical and Genetic Factors With Superior Vena Cava Arrhythmogenicity in Atrial Fibrillation.

Circ J 2017 12 11;82(1):71-77. Epub 2017 Aug 11.

Department of Bioinformational Pharmacology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-17-0350DOI Listing
December 2017

Left phrenic nerve injury during electrical isolation of left-sided pulmonary veins with the second-generation cryoballoon.

Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2017 Dec 31;40(12):1426-1431. Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Arrhythmia Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pace.13201DOI Listing
December 2017

Thromboembolic Risks of the Procedural Process in Second-Generation Cryoballoon Ablation Procedures: Analysis From Real-Time Transcranial Doppler Monitoring.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2017 Dec;10(12)

From the Cardiovascular Center, Tsuchiura Kyodo Hospital, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki (S.M., T.W., T.K., J.I., S.I., H.N., H.T., Y.I.); and Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan (K.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.117.005612DOI Listing
December 2017

Age of First Arrhythmic Event in Brugada Syndrome: Data From the SABRUS (Survey on Arrhythmic Events in Brugada Syndrome) in 678 Patients.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2017 Dec 18;10(12). Epub 2017 Dec 18.

From the Department of Cardiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Israel (A.M., E.L., M.R., Y.M., B.B.); Service de Cardiologie, L'institut du Thorax, CHU de Nantes, France (A.A., J.-B.G., V.P.); INSERM 1045, LIRYC Institute, Bordeaux University Hospital, France (F.S.); Division of Cardiology and Vascular Disease, Rennes University Health Centre, France (P.M.); Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul (S.-H.K.); Heart Rhythm Center, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan (S.M., Y.T., K.H.); Division of Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan (T.K., T.A., K.F.K.); Heart Rhythm Management Centre, UZ-VUB (Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel-Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Belgium (G.C., P.B.); Cardiovascular Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei (J.J.M.J.); Department of Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA (E.L.); Arrhythmia Services, Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (M.R.); Department of Internal Medicine J, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel (A.H.); Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, Heart Centre AMC (Academisch Medisch Centrum), University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Y.M., P.G.P., A.A.M.W.); Hospital Clínic Pediatric Arrhythmia Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Pediatric Arrhythmias, Electrophysiology and Sudden Death Unit, Cardiology Department, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, University of Barcelona, Spain (E.A., J.B.); Department of Cardiology, First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University, Fujian, China (Z.H.); Service de Cardiologie et CNMR Maladies Cardiaques Héréditaires Rares, Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France (I.D., A.L.); Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne, Paris, France (I.D., A.L.); Division of Cardiology, Department of Medical Sciences, Città della Salute e della Scienza Hospital, University of Torino, Italy (C.G., F.G.); Cardiovascular Sciences, St George's, University of London, United Kingdom (Y.D.W., E.R.B.); Cardiology Clinical Academic Group, St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom (Y.D.W., E.R.B.); Department of Molecular Cardiology, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri IRCCS, Pavia, Italy (C.N., S.G.P.); Cardiovascular Genetics Center, Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica Girona-IdIBGi, Spain (R.B.); Department of Cardiology, Erasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium (R.C.-A.); Department of Cardiology, Quebec Heart and Lung Institute, Canada (J.C.); Division of Cardiology, Policlinico Casilino, Roma, Italy (L.C.); Department of Cardiology, Pediatric Arrhythmias, Electrophysiology, and Sudden Death Unit, Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain (G.S.-B.); Department of Cardiology, Heart Centre, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark (J.T.-H.); Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Copenhagen, Denmark (J.T.-H.); Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Pavia, Italy (S.G.P.); Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan (M.T.); Division of Rhythmology and Electrophysiology, Department of Cardiology, Hannover Medical School, Germany (C.V.); Division of Cardiology, Hospital of Peschiera del Garda, Veneto, Italy (P.D.); Department of Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Sciences, University of Padova, Italy (D.C.); Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA (G.-X.Y.); and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea (G.-B.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.117.005222DOI Listing
December 2017

Verapamil-sensitive atrial tachycardia with a slow conduction zone near the noncoronary aortic sinus and His bundle.

Clin Case Rep 2017 10 24;5(10):1623-1627. Epub 2017 Aug 24.

Heart Rhythm Center Tokyo Medical and Dental University Bunkyo-ku Tokyo Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ccr3.1113DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628230PMC
October 2017

Efficacy of Familial Screening After Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults Irrespective of Postmortem Analysis: Implication of a Pharmacological Challenge as a First Step of Screening.

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 2017 09;10(9)

From the Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.117.005710DOI Listing
September 2017

Bronchogenic cyst of the atrioventricular septum presenting with ventricular fibrillation.

HeartRhythm Case Rep 2017 Aug 13;3(8):389-391. Epub 2017 Jun 13.

Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hrcr.2017.05.005DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5558163PMC
August 2017