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2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Serum cystatin C is an independent biomarker associated with the renal resistive index in patients with chronic kidney disease

Ogawa-Akiyama, A., Sugiyama, H., Kitagawa, M., Tanaka, K., Onishi, A., Yamanari, T., Morinaga, H., Uchida, H. A., Nakamura, K., Ito, H. & Wada, J., Mar 2018, In : PloS one. 13, 3, e0193695.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

TRPM4 Mutation in Patients With Ventricular Noncompaction and Cardiac Conduction Disease

Saito, Y., Nakamura, K., Nishi, N., Igawa, O., Yoshida, M., Miyoshi, T., Watanabe, A., Morita, H. & Ito, H., May 1 2018, In : Circulation. Genomic and precision medicine. 11, 5, p. e002103

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Comparable effect of aliskiren or a diuretic added on an angiotensin II receptor blocker on augmentation index in hypertension: A multicentre, prospective, randomised study

Miyoshi, T., Murakami, T., Sakuragi, S., Doi, M., Nanba, S., Mima, A., Tominaga, Y., Oka, T., Kajikawa, Y., Nakamura, K. & Ito, H., Mar 1 2017, In : Open Heart. 4, 1, e000591.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Complete right bundle branch block and QRS-T discordance can be the initial clue to detect S-ICD ineligibility

Tachibana, M., Nishii, N., Morimoto, Y., Kawada, S., Miyoshi, A., Sugiyama, H., Nakagawa, K., Watanabe, A., Nakamura, K., Morita, H. & Ito, H., Jul 2017, In : Journal of cardiology. 70, 1, p. 23-28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
12 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of reduction of pressure overload on right ventricular function in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome

Nakamura, K., Sarashina, T., Ejiri, K. & Akagi, S., May 1 2017, In : Journal of cardiology. 69, 5, p. 739-740 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Eicosapentaenoic acid prevents arterial calcification in klotho mutant mice

Nakamura, K., Miura, D., Saito, Y., Yunoki, K., Koyama, Y., Satoh, M., Kondo, M., Osawa, K., Hatipoglu, O. F., Miyoshi, T., Yoshida, M., Morita, H. & Ito, H., Aug 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 8, e0181009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

Epicardially placed implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for a child with congenital long QT syndrome

Sugiyama, H., Tachibana, M., Morita, H., Nishii, N., Miyoshi, A., Sugiyama, H., Nakagawa, K., Watanabe, A., Nakamura, K. & Ito, H., Jun 2017, In : journal of arrhythmia. 33, 3, p. 237-239 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

Initial experience with the subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in a single Japanese center

Nishii, N., Tachibana, M., Morimoto, Y., Kawada, S., Miyoshi, A., Sugiyama, H., Nakagawa, K., Watanabe, A., Nakamura, K., Morita, H. & Ito, H., Aug 2017, In : journal of arrhythmia. 33, 4, p. 338-341 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Local left ventricular epicardial J waves and late potentials in Brugada syndrome patients with inferolateral early repolarization pattern

Nagase, S., Tanaka, M., Morita, H., Nakagawa, K., Wada, T., Murakami, M., Nishii, N., Nakamura, K., Ito, H., Ohe, T. & Kusano, K. F., 2017, In : Frontiers in Physiology. 8, JAN, 14.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)

Serum cystatin C levels are associated with coronary artery calcification in women without chronic kidney disease

Sugiyama, H., Miyoshi, T., Osawa, K., Miki, T., Koide, Y., Nakamura, K., Morita, H. & Ito, H., Dec 2017, In : Journal of cardiology. 70, 6, p. 559-564 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Suppression of Wnt signaling and osteogenic changes in vascular smooth muscle cells by eicosapentaenoic acid

Saito, Y., Nakamura, K., Miura, D., Yunoki, K., Miyoshi, T., Yoshida, M., Kawakita, N., Kimura, T., Kondo, M., Sarashina, T., Akagi, S., Watanabe, A., Nishii, N., Morita, H. & Ito, H., Aug 10 2017, In : Nutrients. 9, 8, 858.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Association between coronary artery calcification and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in elderly people

Osawa, K., Miyoshi, T., Oe, H., Sato, S., Nakamura, K., Kohno, K., Morita, H., Kanazawa, S. & Ito, H., Apr 1 2016, In : Heart and Vessels. 31, 4, p. 499-507 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Celsior preserves cardiac mechano-energetics better than University of Wisconsin solution by preventing oxidative stress

Kiyooka, T., Oshima, Y., Fujinaka, W., Iribe, G., Shimizu, J., Mohri, S. & Nakamura, K., Feb 1 2016, In : Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 22, 2, p. 168-175 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics of responders to treatment with tolvaptan in patients with acute decompensated heart failure: Importance of preserved kidney size

Toda, H., Nakamura, K., Nakahama, M., Wada, T., Watanabe, A., Hashimoto, K., Terasaka, R., Tokioka, K., Nishii, N., Miyoshi, T., Kohno, K., Kawai, Y., Miyaji, K., Koide, Y., Tachibana, M., Yoshioka, R. & Ito, H., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of cardiology. 67, 2, p. 177-183 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Constitutively active form of natriuretic peptide receptor 2 ameliorates experimental pulmonary arterial hypertension

Nawa, N., Ishida, H., Katsuragi, S., Baden, H., Takahashi, K., Higeno, R., Torigoe, F., Mihara, S., Narita, J., Miura, K., Nakamura, K., Kogaki, S. & Ozono, K., Mar 16 2016, In : Molecular Therapy - Methods and Clinical Development. 3, p. 16044 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Construction of mouse-embryonic-cell-derived 3D pacemaker tissues by layer-by-layer nanofilm coating

Amano, Y., Igarashi, T., Nishiguchi, A., Matsusaki, M., Saito, Y., Nakamura, K., Ito, H. & Akashi, M., May 1 2016, In : ChemNanoMat. 2, 5, p. 466-471 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Heart rate

Sugiyama, H. & Nakamura, K., Jun 20 2016, In : Nihon rinsho. Japanese journal of clinical medicine. 74 Pt 1, p. 284-287 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of epicardial fat thickness by transthoracic echocardiography for predicting high-risk coronary artery plaques

Tachibana, M., Miyoshi, T., Osawa, K., Toh, N., Oe, H., Nakamura, K., Naito, T., Sato, S., Kanazawa, S. & Ito, H., Nov 1 2016, In : Heart and Vessels. 31, 11, p. 1758-1766 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Postprandial hyperlipidemia as a potential residual risk factor

Nakamura, K., Miyoshi, T., Yunoki, K. & Ito, H., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of cardiology. 67, 4, p. 335-339 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

45 Citations (Scopus)

Translational research on pulmonary hypertension

Nakamura, K. & Akagi, S., Jun 1 2016, In : Respiration and Circulation. 64, 6, p. 582-587 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Treatment for pulmonary hypertension due to left heart diseases

Nakamura, K., Jan 1 2016, In : Hypertension Research. 39, 1, p. 6-7 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2015

Are beta-blockers effective or contraindicated in pulmonary arterial hypertension?

Nakamura, K., Fujio, H., Akagi, S., Miura, A., Sarashina, T. & Ito, N. N. H., Apr 1 2015, Recent Developments in Beta-Blockers Research. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 101-108 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Comparison of effects of sitagliptin and voglibose on left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes: Results of the 3D trial

FESC, for Effect of a DPP-4 inhibitor on left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes and diabetic cardiomyopathy (3D) study investigators, Jun 19 2015, In : Cardiovascular Diabetology. 14, 1, 83.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of outcomes in patients with probable versus definite cardiac sarcoidosis

Takaya, Y., Kusano, K. F., Nakamura, K. & Ito, H., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 115, 9, p. 1293-1297 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Delivery of Imatinib-Incorporated Nanoparticles into Lungs Suppresses the Development of Monocrotaline-Induced Ulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Akagi, S., Nakamura, K., Miura, D., Saito, Y., Matsubara, H., Ogawa, A., Matoba, T., Egashira, K. & Ito, H., Apr 27 2015, In : International heart journal. 56, 3, p. 354-359 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement of spontaneous activity by hcn4 overexpression in mouse embryonic stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes - a possible biological pacemaker

Saito, Y., Nakamura, K., Yoshida, M., Sugiyama, H., Ohe, T., Kurokawa, J., Furukawa, T., Takano, M., Nagase, S., Morita, H., Kusano, K. F. & Ito, H., Sep 18 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 9, e0138193.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Epoprostenol sodium for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Saito, Y., Nakamura, K., Akagi, S., Sarashina, T., Ejiri, K., Miura, A., Ogawa, A., Matsubara, H. & Ito, H., May 14 2015, In : Vascular Health and Risk Management. 11, p. 265-270 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Citations (Scopus)

Epoprostenol therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension

Akagi, S., Nakamura, K., Matsubara, H., Ogawa, A., Sarashina, T., Ejiri, K. & Ito, H., 2015, In : Acta medica Okayama. 69, 3, p. 129-136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence and clinical significance of brugada syndrome masked by complete right bundle-branch block

Wada, T., Nagase, S., Morita, H., Nakagawa, K., Nishii, N., Nakamura, K., Kohno, K., Ito, H., Kusano, K. F. & Ohe, T., Nov 25 2015, In : Circulation Journal. 79, 12, p. 2568-2575 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Nonalcoholic hepatic steatosis is a strong predictor of high-risk coronary-artery plaques as determined by multidetector CT

Osawa, K., Miyoshi, T., Yamauchi, K., Koyama, Y., Nakamura, K., Sato, S., Kanazawa, S. & Ito, H., Jun 30 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 6, e0131138.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes in patients with high-degree atrioventricular block as the initial manifestation of cardiac sarcoidosis

Takaya, Y., Kusano, K. F., Nakamura, K. & Ito, H., Feb 15 2015, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 115, 4, p. 505-509 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Remote ischemic preconditioning reduces contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: A randomized controlled trial

Yamanaka, T., Kawai, Y., Miyoshi, T., Mima, T., Takagaki, K., Tsukuda, S., Kazatani, Y., Nakamura, K. & Ito, H., Jan 15 2015, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 178, p. 136-141 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Serum oxidative/anti-oxidative stress balance is dysregulated in potentially pulmonary hypertensive patients with liver cirrhosis: A case control study

Terao, M., Takaki, A., Maruyama, T., Oe, H., Yasunaka, T., Tamaki, N., Nakamura, K., Tomofuji, T., Yagi, T., Sadamori, H., Umeda, Y., Shinoura, S., Yoshida, R., Nouso, K., Ekuni, D., Koike, K., Ikeda, F., Shiraha, H., Morita, M., Ito, H. & 2 others, Fujiwara, T. & Yamamoto, K., Nov 15 2015, In : Internal Medicine. 54, 22, p. 2815-2826 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Soluble klotho as biomarker of vascular dysfunction in chronic kidney disease

Kitagawa, M., Sugiyama, H., Nakamura, K., Ito, H. & Makino, H., Sep 2 2015, General Methods in Biomarker Research and their Applications. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 2-2. p. 891-917 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
2014
29 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)

Basigin mediates pulmonary hypertension by promoting inflammation and vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation

Satoh, K., Satoh, T., Kikuchi, N., Omura, J., Kurosawa, R., Suzuki, K., Sugimura, K., Aoki, T., Nochioka, K., Tatebe, S., Miyamichi-Yamamoto, S., Miura, M., Shimizu, T., Ikeda, S., Yaoita, N., Fukumoto, Y., Minami, T., Miyata, S., Nakamura, K., Ito, H. & 2 others, Kadomatsu, K. & Shimokawa, H., 2014, In : Circulation research. 115, 8, p. 738-750 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)