Publications


Maternal exposure to high-fat and high-fructose diet evokes hypoadiponectinemia and kidney injury in rat offspring.
Clin Exp Nephrol 2016 Dec 14;20(6):853-861. Epub 2016 May 14.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, 830-0011, Fukuoka, Japan.

Oral L-carnitine supplementation increases trimethylamine-N-oxide but reduces markers of vascular injury in hemodialysis patients.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 2015 Mar;65(3):289-95
*Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan; †Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Vascular Complications, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan; ‡Division of Nephrology, Wada Cardiovascular Clinic, Tosu, Japan; §Department of Advanced Medicine, Medical Research Institute, Kanazawa Medical University, Kanazawa, Japan; and ¶Laboratory of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Showa Pharmaceutical University, Tokyo, Japan.


DNA aptamer raised against AGEs blocks the progression of experimental diabetic nephropathy.
Diabetes 2013 Sep 29;62(9):3241-50. Epub 2013 Apr 29.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

Involvement of advanced glycation end product-induced asymmetric dimethylarginine generation in endothelial dysfunction.
Diab Vasc Dis Res 2013 Sep 13;10(5):436-41. Epub 2013 Jun 13.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan.

Effects of switching from calcium carbonate to lanthanum carbonate on bone mineral metabolism in hemodialysis patients.
Ther Apher Dial 2013 Apr;17 Suppl 1:35-40
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume city, Fukuoka, Japan.

Experimental diabetic nephropathy is accelerated in matrix metalloproteinase-2 knockout mice.
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2013 Jan 30;28(1):55-62. Epub 2012 Sep 30.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.


Decreased serum carnitine is independently correlated with increased tissue accumulation levels of advanced glycation end products in haemodialysis patients.
Nephrology (Carlton) 2012 Nov;17(8):689-94
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine Department of Pathophysiology and Therapeutics of Diabetic Complications Department of Community Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume Sugi Cardiovascular Hospital, Omuta, Japan.

Rheumatoid lung disease: prognostic analysis of 54 biopsy-proven cases.
Respir Med 2012 Aug 3;106(8):1164-9. Epub 2012 May 3.
Second Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1-20-1 Handayama, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-3192, Japan.




Acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia associated with collagen vascular diseases.
Respir Med 2009 Jun 1;103(6):846-53. Epub 2009 Feb 1.
2nd Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, 1-20-1 Handayama, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-3192, Japan.


Involvement of asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA) in tubulointerstitial ischaemia in the early phase of diabetic nephropathy.
Nephrol Dial Transplant 2009 Apr 17;24(4):1162-9. Epub 2008 Nov 17.
Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume 830-0011, Japan.



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