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Cardiovascular protection by ezetimibe and influence on oxidative stress in mice exposed to intermittent hypoxia.

Eur J Pharmacol 2015 Oct 12;765:7-14. Epub 2015 Aug 12.

Laboratory of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy and Toxicology, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4-20-1 Nasahara, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-1094, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.08.013DOI Listing
October 2015

Sarcoidosis does not belong to or overlap with immunoglobulin G4-related diseases based on an assessment of serum immunoglobulin G4 levels in cardiac and noncardiac sarcoidosis.

Hum Pathol 2012 Jun 1;43(6):818-25. Epub 2011 Nov 1.

Department of Cardiology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humpath.2011.07.002DOI Listing
June 2012

Survival and changes in physical ability after coronary revascularization for octa-nonagenerian patients with acute coronary syndrome.

Heart Vessels 2011 Jul 26;26(4):385-91. Epub 2010 Nov 26.

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical Collage, Takatsuki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-010-0067-3DOI Listing
July 2011

Impact of outdoor temperature on prewaking morning surge and nocturnal decline in blood pressure in a Japanese population.

Hypertens Res 2011 Jan 30;34(1):70-3. Epub 2010 Sep 30.

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hr.2010.176DOI Listing
January 2011

A sinus of Valsalva-right atrium fistula without aneurysm formation.

Intern Med 2010 15;49(8):749-51. Epub 2010 Apr 15.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.49.3089DOI Listing
December 2010

ATF6 is important under both pathological and physiological states in the heart.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2010 Jul 7;49(1):113-20. Epub 2010 Apr 7.

Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yjmcc.2010.03.020DOI Listing
July 2010

Efficacy of olmesartan and nifedipine on recurrent hypoxia-induced left ventricular remodeling in diabetic mice.

Life Sci 2010 Feb 7;86(9-10):322-30. Epub 2010 Jan 7.

Laboratory of Pathological and Molecular Pharmacology, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lfs.2009.12.013DOI Listing
February 2010

Usefulness of carvedilol to abolish myocardial postsystolic shortening in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Am J Cardiol 2009 Dec 14;104(11):1568-73. Epub 2009 Oct 14.

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.07.028DOI Listing
December 2009

Dietary salt restriction activates mineralocorticoid receptor signaling in volume-overloaded heart failure.

Eur J Pharmacol 2009 Nov 17;623(1-3):84-8. Epub 2009 Sep 17.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigakumachi, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2009.09.005DOI Listing
November 2009

Olmesartan ameliorates myocardial function independent of blood pressure control in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension.

Heart Vessels 2009 Jul 22;24(4):294-300. Epub 2009 Jul 22.

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-cho, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-008-1119-9DOI Listing
July 2009

Effects of chymase inhibitor on angiotensin II-induced abdominal aortic aneurysm development in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice.

Atherosclerosis 2009 Jun 8;204(2):359-64. Epub 2008 Oct 8.

Department of Pharmacology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki City, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2008.09.032DOI Listing
June 2009

Long-term angiotensin II blockade may improve not only hyperglycemia but also age-associated cardiac fibrosis.

J Pharmacol Sci 2009 Feb 7;109(2):275-84. Epub 2009 Feb 7.

Department of Pharmacology, Osaka Medical College, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1254/jphs.08210fpDOI Listing
February 2009

Markedly increased intracellular lipid droplets and disruption of intercellular junctions in biopsied myocardium from a patient with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.

Heart Vessels 2008 Nov 27;23(6):440-4. Epub 2008 Nov 27.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-008-1079-0DOI Listing
November 2008

Stenting for superficial femoral artery atherosclerotic occlusion: long-term follow-up results.

Heart Vessels 2008 Jul 23;23(4):264-70. Epub 2008 Jul 23.

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-008-1043-zDOI Listing
July 2008

Role of gp91phox-containing NADPH oxidase in left ventricular remodeling induced by intermittent hypoxic stress.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2008 May 7;294(5):H2197-203. Epub 2008 Mar 7.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigakumachi, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.91496.2007DOI Listing
May 2008

Effect of left ventricular dyssynchrony on plasma B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with long-term right ventricular apical pacing.

Int Heart J 2008 Mar;49(2):165-73

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Osaka, Japan.

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March 2008

Right atrial blood cyst with total occlusion of the right coronary artery.

Heart Vessels 2007 May 21;22(3):208-10. Epub 2007 May 21.

Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-machi, Takatsuki, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-006-0972-7DOI Listing
May 2007

[Cardiac sarcoidosis associated with heart failure].

Nihon Rinsho 2007 May;65 Suppl 5:446-50

Department of Internal Medicine III, Osaka Medical College.

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May 2007

Depressed myocardial contractile reserve in patients with obstructive sleep apnea assessed by tissue Doppler imaging with dobutamine stress echocardiography.

Chest 2007 Apr;131(4):1082-9

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 2-7, Daigaku-cho, Takatsuki City, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.06-2444DOI Listing
April 2007

Images in cardiovascular medicine. Localized pulmonary edema after blunt chest trauma.

Circulation 2007 Feb;115(8):e206-7

The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 2-7, Daigakumachi, Takatsuki-city, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.106.646240DOI Listing
February 2007

Success rate of implantation and mid-term outcomes of the sirolimus-eluting stent.

Circ J 2007 Jan;71(1):15-9

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, and Department of Cardiology, Kyoto Kujo Hospital, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.71.15DOI Listing
January 2007

Postoperative outcome in aortic stenosis with diastolic heart failure compared to one with depressed systolic function.

Int Heart J 2007 Jan;48(1):79-86

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Daigaku-cho, Takatsuki City, Osaka, Japan.

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January 2007

Gender difference of atorvastatin's vasoprotective effect in balloon-injured rat carotid arteries.

Eur J Pharmacol 2006 Dec 27;553(1-3):263-8. Epub 2006 Sep 27.

Department of Pharmacology, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2006.09.036DOI Listing
December 2006

Regional postsystolic shortening in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: its incidence and characteristics assessed by strain imaging.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2006 Aug;19(8):987-93

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2006.03.019DOI Listing
August 2006

Effects of dual-chamber pacing on regional myocardial deformation in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.

Circ J 2006 Jan;70(1):63-8

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.70.63DOI Listing
January 2006

Usefulness of tissue Doppler imaging for demonstrating altered septal contraction sequence during dual-chamber pacing in obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Am J Cardiol 2005 Dec 21;96(11):1558-62. Epub 2005 Oct 21.

The Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2005.07.073DOI Listing
December 2005

Active HSF1 significantly suppresses polyglutamine aggregate formation in cellular and mouse models.

J Biol Chem 2005 Oct 28;280(41):34908-16. Epub 2005 Jul 28.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube 775-8505, Japan.

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http://www.jbc.org/lookup/doi/10.1074/jbc.M506288200
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M506288200DOI Listing
October 2005

Intraventricular dyssynchrony may play a role in the development of mitral regurgitation in dilated cardiomyopathy.

J Card Fail 2005 Oct;11(8):631-7

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki-City, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2005.06.438DOI Listing
October 2005

Chronic hypoxia accelerates the progression of atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-knockout mice.

Hypertens Res 2005 Oct;28(10):837-45

Department of Pharmacology, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Takatsuki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1291/hypres.28.837DOI Listing
October 2005

Comparative study of quantitative blood pool SPECT imaging with 180 degrees and 360 degrees acquisition orbits on accuracy of cardiac function.

J Nucl Cardiol 2005 Mar-Apr;12(2):186-94

Department of Radiology, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigakumachi, Takatsuki 569-8686, Japan.

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July 2005

Core protein of hepatitis C virus induces cardiomyopathy.

Circ Res 2005 Feb 23;96(2):148-50. Epub 2004 Dec 23.

Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Osaka City University Medical School, 1-4-3 Asahimachi, Abeno-ku, Osaka 545-8585, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.RES.0000154263.70223.13DOI Listing
February 2005

Repeated ambulatory monitoring reveals a Monday morning surge in blood pressure in a community-dwelling population.

Am J Hypertens 2004 Dec;17(12 Pt 1):1179-83

Department of Medicine, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Daini Hospital, Tokyo 116-8567, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjhyper.2004.07.016DOI Listing
December 2004

Acute effects of diltiazem on regional left ventricular diastolic filling dynamics in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy as assessed by color kinesis.

Circ J 2004 Nov;68(11):1035-40

The Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-cho, Takatsuki 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.68.1035DOI Listing
November 2004

Evidence of viral infection in the myocardium of American and Japanese patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.

Am J Cardiol 2004 Sep;94(5):602-5

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Central Clinical Laboratory, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Japan.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00029149040078
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2004.05.023DOI Listing
September 2004

Angiotensin II type 1a receptor is involved in cell infiltration, cytokine production, and neovascularization in infarcted myocardium.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2004 Apr 12;24(4):664-70. Epub 2004 Feb 12.

Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan.

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/01.ATV.0000122361.63
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/01.ATV.0000122361.63827.abDOI Listing
April 2004

Assessment of regional left ventricular filling dynamics using color kinesis in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2004 Feb;17(2):146-51

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-cho, Takatsuki City, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2003.10.013DOI Listing
February 2004

Quantitative analysis of cytokine mRNA expression in hearts from patients with nonischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).

J Card Surg 2003 Jul-Aug;18 Suppl 2:S101-8

The Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1540-8191.18.s2.8.xDOI Listing
December 2003

[Influenza myocarditis--pathophysiology and developmental mechanism of myocarditis].

Nihon Rinsho 2003 Nov;61(11):1945-52

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College.

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November 2003

Gene-environment interactions in wet beriberi: effects of thiamine depletion in CD36-defect rats.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2003 Oct;285(4):H1546-53

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajpheart.00182.2003DOI Listing
October 2003

Immunologic interaction between infiltrating eosinophils and T lymphocytes in murine spontaneous eosinophilic myocarditis.

Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2003 Jan;130(1):73-81

Third Division of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Tatsuki, Osaka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000068371DOI Listing
January 2003

Forearm hyperemia is a better marker than carotid intima-media thickness or ankle-brachial index for coronary artery disease in Japanese males under 65.

Hypertens Res 2003 Jan;26(1):59-65

Third Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigakumachi, Takatsuki 569-8686, Japan.

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January 2003

Influence of propranolol infusion on cyclic variation of myocardial integrated backscatter in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2002 Oct;15(10 Pt 2):1251-5

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki City, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1067/mje.2002.123963DOI Listing
October 2002

CD36 genotype and long-chain fatty acid uptake in the heart.

Circ J 2002 Sep;66(9):819-25

Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College,Takatsuki, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.66.819DOI Listing
September 2002

Csx/Nkx2-5 is required for homeostasis and survival of cardiac myocytes in the adult heart.

J Biol Chem 2002 Jul 11;277(27):24735-43. Epub 2002 Mar 11.

Department of Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-8-1 Inohana, Chuo-ku, Chiba 260-8670, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M107669200DOI Listing
July 2002

Genomic heterogeneity of type II CD36 deficiency.

Clin Chim Acta 2002 Jul;321(1-2):97-106

Third Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-8686, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0009-8981(02)00102-xDOI Listing
July 2002