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New tailored approach using a revised assessment of fragmented potentials for persistent atrial fibrillation: Early area defragmentation by modified CFAE module.

J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2019 Jun 10;30(6):844-853. Epub 2019 Mar 10.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jce.13888DOI Listing
June 2019

STAT3 Activation Correlates with Adventitial Neutrophil Infiltration in Human Aortic Dissection.

Ann Vasc Dis 2019 Jun;12(2):187-193

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3400/avd.oa.19-00007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6600108PMC
June 2019

Association of fear of falling with acceleration-derived gait indices in older adults with knee osteoarthritis.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2019 May 20;31(5):645-651. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Kobe Gakuin University, 518 Ikawadanicho, Arise, Nishi-ku, Kobe City, 651-2180, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-018-1022-xDOI Listing
May 2019

Effects of lowering diastolic blood pressure to <80 mmHg on cardiovascular mortality and events in patients with coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Hypertens Res 2019 May 5;42(5):650-659. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Fukuoka University, 8-19-1 Nanakuma, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, 814-0180, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41440-018-0189-zDOI Listing
May 2019

Habitual coffee intake reduces all-cause mortality by decreasing heart rate.

Heart Vessels 2019 May 6. Epub 2019 May 6.

Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-019-01422-0DOI Listing
May 2019

Anti-inflammatory effect of statin in coronary aneurysms late after Kawasaki disease.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Apr 17;26(2):671-673. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-018-1278-8DOI Listing
April 2019

Diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/CTA in native mitral valve endocarditis.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Apr 5;26(2):681-683. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-018-1321-9DOI Listing
April 2019

Effects of eplerenone on blood pressure and glucose metabolism in Japanese hypertensives with overweight or obesity.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Apr;98(15):e14994

Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014994DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6485869PMC
April 2019

Changes in step time variability, not changes in step length and width, are associated with lower-trunk sway during dual-task gait in older adults.

Hum Mov Sci 2019 Apr 24;66:157-163. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Nursing and Rehabilitation, Konan Women's University, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.humov.2019.04.008DOI Listing
April 2019

Serum Levels of Protein-Bound Methylglyoxal-Derived Hydroimidazolone-1 are Independently Correlated with Asymmetric Dimethylarginine.

Rejuvenation Res 2019 Mar 28. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

3 Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complications, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/rej.2018.2152DOI Listing
March 2019

Thrombospondin-2 as a Potential Risk Factor in a General Population.

Int Heart J 2019 Mar 8;60(2):310-317. Epub 2019 Feb 8.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine Kurume.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1536/ihj.18-246DOI Listing
March 2019

Signal intensity of superb micro-vascular imaging associates with the activity of vascular inflammation in Takayasu arteritis.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Mar 4. Epub 2019 Mar 4.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-019-01665-4DOI Listing
March 2019

Clinical hallmarks making diagnosis of infective endocarditis.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-019-01686-zDOI Listing
March 2019

Inflammatory reaction of a pericardial foreign body after cardiac surgery.

J Nucl Cardiol 2019 Feb 17;26(1):328-329. Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-017-1164-9DOI Listing
February 2019

Association of physical activity with age-related changes in muscle echo intensity in older adults: a 4-year longitudinal study.

J Appl Physiol (1985) 2018 Nov 16;125(5):1468-1474. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University , Kyoto , Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00317.2018DOI Listing
November 2018

Hybrid training system-induced myokine secretion in healthy men.

Cytokine 2018 Nov 29;111:178-181. Epub 2018 Aug 29.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cyto.2018.08.023DOI Listing
November 2018

Association between physical activity, occupational sitting time and mortality in a general population: An 18-year prospective survey in Tanushimaru, Japan.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2018 Nov 5:2047487318810020. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

1 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047487318810020DOI Listing
November 2018

Multimodal imaging of cardiac-calcified amorphous tumor.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 Nov 12. Epub 2018 Nov 12.

Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-018-01510-0DOI Listing
November 2018

Inflammatory activity of degenerated Freestyle valve 17 years after ROSS procedure.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 Oct 1;25(5):1863-1864. Epub 2017 Nov 1.

Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-017-1104-8DOI Listing
October 2018

Endovascular repair for inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging 2018 10;19(10):1191-1192

Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ehjci/jey084DOI Listing
October 2018

Impact of statin-ezetimibe combination in chronic kidney disease.

Int J Cardiol 2018 10;268:36-37

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2018.05.041DOI Listing
October 2018

Muscle Thickness and Echo Intensity of the Abdominal and Lower Extremity Muscles in Stroke Survivors.

J Clin Neurol 2018 Oct 6;14(4):549-554. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Faculty of Rehabilitation, Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3988/jcn.2018.14.4.549DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6172490PMC
October 2018

Activation of the AKT Pathway in the Ascending Aorta With Bicuspid Aortic Valve.

Circ J 2018 Sep 8;82(10):2485-2492. Epub 2018 Aug 8.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-17-1465DOI Listing
September 2018

Importance of extracardiac FDG uptake to diagnose cardiac sarcoidosis.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 Sep 5. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-018-1425-2DOI Listing
September 2018

Losartan/hydrochlorothiazide combination is safe and effective for morning hypertension in Very-Elderly patients.

Clin Exp Hypertens 2018 30;40(3):267-273. Epub 2017 Oct 30.

a Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine , Kurume University School of Medicine , Kurume , Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10641963.2017.1368536DOI Listing
August 2018

Association of fall history with the Timed Up and Go test score and the dual task cost: A cross-sectional study among independent community-dwelling older adults.

Geriatr Gerontol Int 2018 Aug 21;18(8):1189-1193. Epub 2018 May 21.

Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Nursing and Rehabilitation, Konan Women's University, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ggi.13439DOI Listing
August 2018

Pretreatment of Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Effective Cell Therapy.

Circ J 2018 Aug 21;82(9):2248-2249. Epub 2018 Jul 21.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-18-0768DOI Listing
August 2018

Right ventricular workload assessed by FDG-PET in a patient with residual VSD and infundibular pulmonary stenosis after repair of tetralogy of Fallot.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 06 1;25(3):1053-1055. Epub 2017 May 1.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-017-0906-zDOI Listing
June 2018

Structural brain abnormalities and cardiac dysfunction in patients with chronic heart failure.

Eur J Heart Fail 2018 05 4;20(5):936-938. Epub 2018 Jan 4.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ejhf.1104DOI Listing
May 2018

Mesoangioblasts - A Newcomer in Cell-Based Treatment Strategy for Cardiovascular Disease?

Circ J 2018 04 20;82(5):1260-1261. Epub 2018 Feb 20.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-18-0106DOI Listing
April 2018

Thalidomide for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.

Circ J 2018 03 10;82(4):1205-1207. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1253/circj.CJ-17-0299DOI Listing
March 2018

Cytokine Profile of Human Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Involvement of JAK/STAT Pathway.

Ann Vasc Dis 2018 Mar;11(1):84-90

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3400/avd.oa.17-00086DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5882349PMC
March 2018

Myocardial metabolic improvement prior to electrocardiographic or volumetric changes of the right ventricle in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

J Nucl Cardiol 2018 Feb 3;25(1):358-359. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12350-016-0769-8DOI Listing
February 2018

Associations of the step-up test and lower limb dysfunction: A post-hoc analysis of a prospective cohort study.

J Orthop Sci 2018 Jan 18;23(1):180-184. Epub 2017 Sep 18.

Kita Orthopaedic Clinic, Japan; Faculty of Rehabilitation, Kobe Gakuin University, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2017.08.019DOI Listing
January 2018

Role of Macrophage Socs3 in the Pathogenesis of Aortic Dissection.

J Am Heart Assoc 2018 01 17;7(2). Epub 2018 Jan 17.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.117.007389DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5850160PMC
January 2018

Ratio of serum levels of AGEs to soluble RAGE is correlated with trimethylamine-N-oxide in non-diabetic subjects.

Int J Food Sci Nutr 2017 Dec 23;68(8):1013-1020. Epub 2017 Apr 23.

a Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine , Kurume University School of Medicine , Kurume , Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09637486.2017.1318117DOI Listing
December 2017

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.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.117.004029DOI Listing
November 2017

Changes in P2Y12 reaction units after switching treatments from prasugrel to clopidogrel in Japanese patients with acute coronary syndrome followed by elective coronary stenting.

Cardiovasc Interv Ther 2017 Oct 3;32(4):341-350. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12928-016-0417-xDOI Listing
October 2017

Trends in coronary risk factors and electrocardiogram findings from 1977 to 2009 with 10-year mortality in Japanese elderly males - The Tanushimaru Study.

J Cardiol 2017 Oct 18;70(4):353-358. Epub 2017 Jan 18.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jjcc.2016.12.004DOI Listing
October 2017

Increase in echo intensity and extracellular-to-intracellular water ratio is independently associated with muscle weakness in elderly women.

Eur J Appl Physiol 2017 Oct 28;117(10):2001-2007. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 53, Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00421-017-3686-xDOI Listing
October 2017

Impact of cystatin C and microalbuminuria on cognitive impairment in the population of community-dwelling Japanese.

Atherosclerosis 2017 Oct 26;265:71-77. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2017.08.022DOI Listing
October 2017

The role of IL-6 in pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm in mice.

PLoS One 2017 5;12(10):e0185923. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0185923PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628902PMC
October 2017

Elevated Plasma Transforming Growth Factor β1 Levels Predict the Development of Hypertension in Normotensives: The 14-Year Follow-Up Study.

Am J Hypertens 2017 Aug;30(8):808-814

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ajh/hpx053DOI Listing
August 2017

Double Aortic Arch Complicated by Acute Type A Dissection in an Aged Patient.

Ann Thorac Surg 2017 Aug;104(2):e187

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kagoshima Medical Center, National Hospital Organization, Kagoshima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.105DOI Listing
August 2017

Association between physical function and the load pattern during stepping-up motion in community-dwelling elderly women.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2016 Sep-Oct;66:205-10. Epub 2016 Jun 17.

Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, 53 Shogoin Kawaramachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2016.06.005DOI Listing
July 2017

Interleukin-1β is associated with coronary endothelial dysfunction in patients with mTOR-inhibitor-eluting stent implantation.

Heart Vessels 2017 Jul 23;32(7):823-832. Epub 2017 Jan 23.

Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, Fukuoka, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00380-017-0947-xDOI Listing
July 2017

Effects of High- and Low-Velocity Resistance Training on Gait Kinematics and Kinetics in Individuals with Hip Osteoarthritis: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2017 Jun;96(6):417-423

From the Faculty of Rehabilitation, Kobe Gakuin University, Kobe (YF); Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto (YF, HT, KS, YK, NI); School of Rehabilitation, Hyogo University of Human Sciences, Kobe (RT) Japan; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Unit, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy (YO); and Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan (HA).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PHM.0000000000000640DOI Listing
June 2017

Takayasu's arteritis with total occlusion of the distal thoraco-abdominal aorta involving multiple visceral arteries.

Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2017 Jun;51(6):1208

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kagoshima Medical Center, National Hospital Organization, Kagoshima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezw434DOI Listing
June 2017

Unstable Angina Pectoris in a 22-year-old Female Patient.

Kurume Med J 2017 Apr 16;63(1.2):33-37. Epub 2017 Jan 16.

Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2739/kurumemedj.MS6300008DOI Listing
April 2017

Acute heart failure caused by mechanical valve leaflet dislodgment at the mitral position.

Eur Heart J 2017 03;38(10):761

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw521DOI Listing
March 2017

A Useful Tool As a Medical Checkup in a General Population-Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis.

Front Cardiovasc Med 2017 2;4. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine , Kurume , Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fcvm.2017.00003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5288389PMC
February 2017

Augmentation index (AI) in a dose-response relationship with smoking habits in males: The Tanushimaru study.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Dec;95(51):e5368

aDivision of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan bDepartment of Community Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000005368DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5181807PMC
December 2016

Spontaneous Round-Shaped Left Atrial Hematoma.

Int J Angiol 2016 Dec 31;25(5):e145-e146. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, National Hospital Organization, Kagoshima Medical Center, Kagoshima, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1558428DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5186257PMC
December 2016

Differential angioscopic findings of neointimal coverage among first-, second-, and next generation drug-eluting stents.

Int J Cardiol 2016 Nov 9;223:450-451. Epub 2016 Aug 9.

Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.08.175DOI Listing
November 2016

Factors associated with restricted hip extension during gait in women after total hip arthroplasty.

Hip Int 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):543-8. Epub 2015 Sep 5.

Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto - Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/hipint.5000286DOI Listing
October 2016

Vascular Inflammation Evaluated by [18F]-Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Is Associated With Endothelial Dysfunction.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2016 09 7;36(9):1980-8. Epub 2016 Jul 7.

From the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine (A.H., N.T., Y.N., A.T., S.I., M.B., T.N., Y.S., M.E., H.A., Y.F.), Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complications (S-i.Y.), and Department of Radiology (H.K., S.K., K.F., T.A.), Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan; and Department of Cardiology, Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY (J.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.116.307293DOI Listing
September 2016

Impact of Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome in Severe Aortic Stenosis.

J Atheroscler Thromb 2015 15;22(11):1113-4. Epub 2015 Sep 15.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5551/jat.ED024DOI Listing
August 2016

FDG-PET reveals coronary artery inflammation proceeding to cardiac allograft vasculopathy progression.

Eur Heart J 2016 08 16;37(30):2413. Epub 2016 Mar 16.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw082DOI Listing
August 2016

Association of walking speed with sagittal spinal alignment, muscle thickness, and echo intensity of lumbar back muscles in middle-aged and elderly women.

Aging Clin Exp Res 2016 Jun 30;28(3):429-34. Epub 2015 Aug 30.

Department of Physical Therapy, Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, 53 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8507, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40520-015-0442-0DOI Listing
June 2016

FDG-PET/CT images during 5 years before acute aortic dissection.

Eur Heart J 2016 06 3;37(24):1933. Epub 2016 Mar 3.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehw075DOI Listing
June 2016

Thrombin-Activatable Fibrinolysis Inhibitor in Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2016 06 21;36(6):1293-301. Epub 2016 Apr 21.

From the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan (N.Y., K. Satoh, T.S., K. Sugimura, S.T., S.Y., T.A., M.M., S.M., Y.F., H.S.), Clinical Pharmaceutics educational Center, Nihon Pharmaceutical University, Saitama, Japan (T.K.); and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan (H.H.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.115.306845DOI Listing
June 2016

In Vivo Molecular Imaging of Ruptured Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaque Using IVUS, OCT, and FDG-PET/CT.

JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2016 06 1;9(12):e113-5. Epub 2016 Jun 1.

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2016.03.013DOI Listing
June 2016

Optical frequency-domain imaging and pulmonary angioscopy in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

Eur Heart J 2016 Apr 21;37(16):1296-304. Epub 2016 Jan 21.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-Machi, Kurume, Kurume 830-0011, Japan

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv736DOI Listing
April 2016

Acute Pulmonary Embolism due to Paget-Schroetter Syndrome.

Intern Med 2015 1;54(15):1875-9. Epub 2015 Aug 1.

Division of Cardiology, Nakatsu Municipal Hospital, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.54.4124DOI Listing
March 2016

Effect of a Low-Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Device, SX-1001, on Clinical Symptoms in Buerger Disease With Limb Ischemia.

Int Heart J 2015 9;56(6):632-8. Epub 2015 Nov 9.

Department of Cardiovascular Regeneration and Medicine, Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine, Hiroshima University.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1536/ihj.15-191DOI Listing
March 2016

[Clinical Outcomes of Cardiovascular Surgery in Jehovah's Witness Patients].

Kyobu Geka 2016 Mar;69(3):171-4

Department of Cardiovascular and Gastroenterological Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima, Japan.

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March 2016

Association of sagittal spinal alignment with thickness and echo intensity of lumbar back muscles in middle-aged and elderly women.

Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2015 Sep-Oct;61(2):197-201. Epub 2015 May 28.

Department of Physical Therapy, Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 53 Kawahara-cho, Shogoin, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8507, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2015.05.010DOI Listing
February 2016

Plasma heat shock protein 27 is increased in renal dysfunction and habitual smoking in a Japanese general population.

J Cardiol 2016 Jan 14;67(1):110-4. Epub 2015 May 14.

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardio-Vascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jjcc.2015.04.005DOI Listing
January 2016

Serial changes of coronary endothelial function and arterial healing after paclitaxel-eluting stent implantation.

Cardiovasc Interv Ther 2016 Jan 26;31(1):21-8. Epub 2015 Jun 26.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12928-015-0341-5DOI Listing
January 2016

Age-Related Ultrasound Changes in Muscle Quantity and Quality in Women.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2015 Nov 13;41(11):3013-7. Epub 2015 Aug 13.

Human Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2015.06.017DOI Listing
November 2015

Growth differentiation factor 15 as a useful biomarker for mitochondrial disorders.

Ann Neurol 2015 Nov 14;78(5):814-23. Epub 2015 Oct 14.

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Kurume University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan.

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November 2015

Quantity and Quality of the Lower Extremity Muscles in Women with Knee Osteoarthritis.

Ultrasound Med Biol 2015 Oct 20;41(10):2567-74. Epub 2015 Jun 20.

Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

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October 2015

Authors' reply to Ozeke et al.

Europace 2015 Sep;17(9):1455

Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/europace/euv029DOI Listing
September 2015