Publications



Total arch replacement versus debranching thoracic endovascular aortic repair for aortic arch aneurysm: what indicates a high-risk patient for arch repair in octogenarians?
Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Jan 31. Epub 2018 Jan 31.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka, 565-8565, Japan.


Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension: Results of a Multicenter Registry.
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2017 Nov;10(11)
From the Department of Clinical Science, National Hospital Organization Okayama Medical Center, Japan (A.O., H.M.); Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (T.S.); Department of Radiology (T.F.) and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (K.M.), National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan (K.S.); Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan (Y.F.); Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan (N.E.); Department of Clinical Pharmacy, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, Japan (N.E.); Department of Cardiology and Nephrology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Tsu, Japan (N.Y.); Division for Health Service Promotion, University of Tokyo, Japan (A.Y.); Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Center, Daiyukai General Hospital, Ichinomiya, Japan (M.A.); Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Japan (H.O.); Department of Advanced Medicine in Pulmonary Hypertension, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Japan (N.T.); First Department of Medicine, Hokkaido University Hospital, Sapporo, Japan (I.T.); First Department of Medicine, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto, Japan (M.H.); and Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University, Japan (H.I.).



Evaluation of organized thrombus in distal pulmonary arteries in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension using cone-beam computed tomography.
Jpn J Radiol 2016 Jun 24;34(6):423-31. Epub 2016 Mar 24.
Department of Radiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka, 565-8565, Japan.

Developments of mass spectrometry-based technologies for effective drug development linked with clinical proteomes.
Drug Metab Pharmacokinet 2016 Feb 17;31(1):3-11. Epub 2015 Dec 17.
Biosys Technologies, Inc., Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Department of Thoracic and Thyroid Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Center of Excellence in Biological and Medical Mass Spectrometry, Lund University, BMC, Lund, Sweden.

An improvement on mass spectrometry-based epigenetic analysis of large histone-derived peptides by using the Ionization Variable Unit interface.
Anal Biochem 2015 Oct 5;486:14-6. Epub 2015 Jun 5.
Laboratory for Systems Biology and Medicine, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo, Meguro-Ku, Tokyo 153-8904, Japan. Electronic address:


Exercise intolerance and ventilatory inefficiency improve early after balloon pulmonary angioplasty in patients with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Int J Cardiol 2015 Feb 26;180:66-8. Epub 2014 Nov 26.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Centre, Suita, Japan; Department of Radiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Centre, Suita, Japan.

Organized thrombus in pulmonary arteries in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension; imaging with cone beam computed tomography.
Jpn J Radiol 2014 Jul 24;32(7):375-82. Epub 2014 Apr 24.
Department of Radiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, 5-7-1 Fujishiro-dai, Suita, Osaka, 565-8565, Japan,






Negative feedback regulation of colitogenic CD4+ T cells by increased granulopoiesis.
Inflamm Bowel Dis 2008 Nov;14(11):1491-503
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Antisera induced by infusions of autologous Ad-CD154-leukemia B cells identify ROR1 as an oncofetal antigen and receptor for Wnt5a.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2008 Feb 19;105(8):3047-52. Epub 2008 Feb 19.
Moores Cancer Center, and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research Consortium, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.

BAFF and APRIL support chronic lymphocytic leukemia B-cell survival through activation of the canonical NF-kappaB pathway.
Blood 2007 Jan 14;109(2):703-10. Epub 2006 Sep 14.
Moores Cancer Center and Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, 3855 Health Sciences Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0820, USA.


Formation of tau inclusions in knock-in mice with familial Alzheimer disease (FAD) mutation of presenilin 1 (PS1).
J Biol Chem 2006 Feb 23;281(8):5037-41. Epub 2005 Dec 23.
Laboratory for Alzheimer Disease and Neural Architecture, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan.

Endovascular obliteration of bleeding duodenal varices in patients with liver cirrhosis.
Eur Radiol 2006 Jan 26;16(1):73-9. Epub 2005 Apr 26.
Department of Radiology, Kobe University School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken, 650-0017, Japan.

Bleeding duodenal varices successfully treated with balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration (B-RTO) assisted by CT during arterial portography.
Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 2006 Nov-Dec;29(6):1148-51
Department of Radiology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe, 650-0017, Japan.



Incidence and risk factors for restenosis, and its impact on blood pressure control after percutaneous transluminal renal angioplasty in hypertensive patients with renal artery stenosis.
J Hypertens 2016 07;34(7):1407-15
aDivision of Hypertension and Nephrology bDepartment of Radiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center cDivision of Health Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka dDepartment of General Internal Medicine 3, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama eDepartment of Medical Technology, Teikyo University, Fukuoka, Japan.



Evaluation of care for leukemia and lymphoma patients during their last hospitalization from the perspective of the bereaved family.
Leuk Res 2016 08 25;47:93-9. Epub 2016 May 25.
Department of Adult Nursing/Palliative Care Nursing, School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Hongo 7-3-1, Bunkyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.

Effects of Percutaneous Transluminal Renal Angioplasty on Office and Home Blood Pressure and Home Blood Pressure Variability in Hypertensive Patients With Renal Artery Stenosis.
Hypertension 2017 01 21;69(1):109-117. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
From the Division of Hypertension and Nephrology (Y.I., H.K., S.-i.H., M.K., F.Y., S.N., Y.K.), and Department of Radiology (T.F.), Department of Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Osaka, Japan; Division of Health Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan (K.K.); Department of Internal Medicine, Kawasaki Hospital, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan (T.H.); and Department of Medical Technology, Teikyo University Fukuoka, Japan (Y.K.).


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