Publications

Development of quality indicators for care of chronic kidney disease in the primary care setting using electronic health data: a RAND-modified Delphi method.
Clin Exp Nephrol 2017 Apr 4;21(2):247-256. Epub 2016 May 4.
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, 2-16-1 Sugao, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, 216-8511, Japan.


Vascular adhesion protein-1 enhances neutrophil infiltration by generation of hydrogen peroxide in renal ischemia/reperfusion injury.
Kidney Int 2017 Mar 16. Epub 2017 Mar 16.
Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan. Electronic address:



Clinical guides for atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome in Japan.
Clin Exp Nephrol 2016 Aug;20(4):536-43
Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Tokushima University, 3-18-15 Kuramoto-cho, Tokushima, Tokushima, 770-8503, Japan.

Lactoferrin Suppresses Neutrophil Extracellular Traps Release in Inflammation.
EBioMedicine 2016 Aug 14;10:204-15. Epub 2016 Jul 14.
Department of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Apheresis and Dialysis Center, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan; Department of General Medicine, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan. Electronic address:

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.

Complete remission of thrombotic microangiopathy after treatment with eculizumab in a patient with non-Shiga toxin-associated bacterial enteritis: A case report.
Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jul;95(27):e4104
aDepartment of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba bDepartment of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga cDivision of Nephrology and Endocrinology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo dDepartment of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, 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.

Erythropoiesis and Blood Pressure Are Regulated via AT1 Receptor by Distinctive Pathways.
PLoS One 2015 24;10(6):e0129484. Epub 2015 Jun 24.
Life Science Center, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance (TARA), University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8577, Japan; Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8577, 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:

Activation of hypoxia-inducible factors prevents diabetic nephropathy.
J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Feb 2;26(2):328-38. Epub 2014 Sep 2.
Division of Integrative Physiology, Department of Medical Cell Biology and Division of Drug Research, Department of Medical and Health Sciences and Center for Medical Image Science and Visualization, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

Age and anemia management: relationship of hemoglobin levels with mortality might differ between elderly and nonelderly hemodialysis patients.
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2014 Dec 21;29(12):2316-26. Epub 2014 Aug 21.
Department of Hemodialysis and Apheresis, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Japanese Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (J-DOPPS) for Anemia Working Group, Tokyo, Japan Division of Nephrology and Endocrinology, The University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.




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