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Ken Nagao Ken Nagao The resuscitative value of B-type natriuretic peptide in comatose survivors treated with hypothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest due to cardiac causes CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani A case of vasospastic angina showing resolution of coronary vasospasm in acetylcholine provocation test corresponding to regression of coronary atherosclerosis INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
SOS-KANTO study group Ken Nagao Cardiopulmonary resuscitation by bystanders with chest compression only (SOS-KANTO): an observational study LANCET
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Double chambered right ventricle: depiction at three-dimensional whole heart magnetic resonance imaging. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Myocardial perfusion abnormality and necrosis in a patient with isolated noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium: Evaluation by myocardial perfusion SPECT and magnetic resonance imaging. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Isolated noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium in a 94-year-old patient: Depiction at echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Multiple papillary fibroelastomas of the aortic valve: Case report INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Kiyoshi Iida Siegel RJ Effect of single 20-mg tablet of Atorvastatin on brachial artery blood flow in normolipidemic male smokers versus nonsmokers. THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Prognostic value of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography for the prediction of future cardiac events in a Japanese population: a middle-term follow-up study. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Prognostic value of non-obstructive CT low-dense coronary artery plaques detected by multislice computed tomography. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Increasingly Well-Preserved Left Ventricular Function in Hospital Survivors with Acute Myocardial Infarction−Effect of Early and Complete Reperfusion Strategy on Left Ventricular Remodeling CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Yasuo Okumura Ichiro Watanabe Successful catheter ablation for incessant ventricular tachycardia in a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Circulation Journal
Yasuo Okumura Ichiro Watanabe Electrophysiological properties of the atrium after bcardioversion of chronic atrial fibrillation. Relation to the plasma brain natriuretic peptide level International Heart Journal
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Endocardial electrograms from the right ventricular outflow tract after induced ventricular fibrillation in patients with Brugada syndrome. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Changes in atrial flutter wave morphology Insight into the source of electrocardiographic variants in common atrial flutter. PACE
Ohkubo K Ichiro Watanabe Electrophysiologic and electrophysiologic characteristics in patients with Brugada type electrocardiogram and inducible ventricular fibrillation Single center experience CIRCULATION JOURNAL

Michiaki Matsumoto Dimayuga PC Exogenous heat shock protein-70 inhibits cigarette smoke-induced intimaal thickening. American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Association of Circulating Leukocyte Count with Coronary Atherosclerosis Regression after Pravastatin Treatment. ATHEROSCLEROSIS
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Treatment of Coronary Spastic Angina with a Statin in addition to a Calcium Channel Blocker: a pilot study. JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery: Depiction at coronary whole-heart magnetic resonance angiography. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Mid-ventricular obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with apical aneurysm: report of 2 cases. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Multiple involvements of cardiac sarcoidosis in both left and right ventricles and papillary muscles detected by delayed-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato MDCT detection of anomalous origins of the left main coronary artery: Report of 2 cases INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Myocardial fibrosis in a patient with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy detected by delayed-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Incremental Prognostic Value of Cardiac function by ECG-gated Myocardial Perfusion SPECT for the Prediction of Future Acute Coronary Syndrome. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Katsuaki Yokoyama Hiroshi Nakagawa Novel Contact Force Sensor Incorporated in Irrigated Radiofrequency Ablation Catheter Predicts Lesion Size and Incidence of Steam Pop and Thrombus CIRCULATION: ARRHYTHMIA AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
Satoshi Kunimoto Yuichi Sato Whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography of double left anterior descending artery. Heart and Vessels
Yusaku Fukumoto Takafumi Hiro Localized elevation of shear stress is related to coronary plaque rupture: a 3-dimensional intravascular ultrasound study with in-vivo color mapping of shear stress distribution. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY
Yasuo Okumura Ichiro Watanabe Full-Motion Two-and Three-Dimensional Pulmonary Vein Imaging by Intracardiac Echocardiography After Pulmonary Vein Isolation Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology
Yasuo Okumura Douglas L Packer A systematical analysis of in vivo contact forces on virtual catheter tip/tissue surface contact during cardiac mapping and intervention. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Yasuo Okumura Douglas L Packer Three-Dimensional Ultrasound for Image-Guided Mapping and Intervention:Methods, Quantitative Validation, and Clinical Feasibility of a Novel Multimodality Image Mapping System. Circulation-Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology
Yasuo Okumura Douglas L Packer Mechanism of Tissue Heating During High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Pulmonary Vein Isolation: Implications for Atrial Fibrillation Ablation Efficacy and Phrenic Nerve Protection. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Anatomic and Electrophysiologic Differences Between Chronic and Paroxysmal Atrial Flutter: Intracardiac Echocardiographic Analysis. PACE
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular tachycardia originating in the left posterior and left anterior fascicles in a patient with prior myocardial infarction. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Masayoshi Kofun Ichiro Watanabe Three-dimensional reconstruction of the coronary sinus with rotational angiography. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe P wave morphology of an arrhythmogenic focus in patients with atrial fibrillation originating from a pulmonary vein or the superior vena cava. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Novel technique for imaging the pulmonary vein, left atrium and esophagus. Europace
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Combined effect of pulmonary vein isolation and ablation of cardiac autonomic nerves for atrial fibrillation. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Idiopathic ventricular fibrillation characterized by special heterogeneity of action potential duration and its restitution kinetics. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Masayoshi Kofune Ichiro Watanabe Action potential alternans in the right ventricular outflow tract in a patient with asymptomatic Brugada syndrome. CIRCULATION JOURNAL

Michiaki Matsumoto Michiaki Matsumoto Double left anterior descending artery arising from right and left sinus of Valsalva in patient with acute coronary syndrome. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Katsuaki Yokoyama Hiroshi Nakagawa Canine Model of Esophageal Injury and Atrial-Esophageal Fistula After Applications of Forward-Firing High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound and Side-Firing Unfocused Ultrasound in the Left Atrium and Inside the Pulmonary Vein
CIRCULATION: ARRHYTHMIA AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Whole-heart magnetic resonance imaging of isolated subpulmonary stenosis accompanied by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Yuichi Sato Naoya Matsumoto Sigmoid-shaped ventricular septum causing mid-ventricular obstruction: report of 2 cases. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Myocardial necrosis in both left and right ventricles detected by delayed-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging in a patient with isolated noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Association of Plasma Level of Malondialdehyde-modified Low-density Lipoprotein with CoronaryPlaque Morphology in Patients with Coronary Spastic Angina: Implication of Acute Coronary Events. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Katsuaki Okubo Yuichi Sato Cardiac resynchronization and cardioverter defibrillation therapy in a patient with isolated noncompaction of the ventricular myocardium INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Ken Nagao Ken Nagao Chest compression-only cardiocerebral resuscitation. CURRENT OPINION IN CRITICAL CARE
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Association of Body Mass Index with Coronary Plaque Regression: 6-Month Prospective Study
JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Association of Leukocyte Subtype Counts With Coronary Atherosclerotic Regression Following Pravastatin Treatment THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Effects of Enalapril and Losartan in Left Ventricular Remodeling after Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Possible Mechanism of Prevention of Cardiac Events by Angiotensin-converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers in High-risk Myocardial Infarction
INTERNAL MEDICINE
Mahoto Kato Masafumi Kitakaze Should we use outpatient dobutamine or milrinone Circulation; Heart Failure
Takayama T Takayama T Effect of rosuvastatin on coronary atheroma instable coronary artery disease: multicenter coronary atherosclerosis studymeasuring effects of rosuvastatin using intravascular ultrasound in Japanese subjects (COSMOS) CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Satoshi Kunimoto Yuichi Sato Double left anterior descending artery arising from the left and right coronary arteries: depiction at multidetector-row computed tomography International Journal of Cardiology
Ichiro Watanabe Nuo Min Use of a novel irrigated balloon catheter to generate continuous right atrial lesions by radiofrequency ablation. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Implantation of a pacemaker in a patient with severe Parkinson’s disease and a pre-existing bilateral deep brain stimulator. Europace
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Surface ECG characteristics of ventricular tachycardia before degeneration into ventricular fibrillation in patients with Brugada-type ECG. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Kenichi Hashimoto Ichiro Watanabe Comparison of endocardial and epicardial lesion size following large-tip and extra-large-tip transcatheter cryoablation. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Ichiro Watanabe Ichiro Watanabe Local conduction block of the atria by premature stimulus in a patient with Brugada syndrome. JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Whole-heart magnetic resonance imaging of isolated subpulmonary stenosis associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. THE CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Takafumi Hiro Masunori Matsuzaki Effect of intensive statin therapy on regression of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a multicenter randomized trial evaluated by volumetric intravascular ultrasound using pitavastatin versus atorvastatin (JAPAN-ACS [Japan assessment of pitavastatin and atorvastatin in acute coronary syndrome] study). JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY
Atsushi Hirayama Atsushi Hirayama Qualitative and quantitative changes in coronary plaque associated with atorvastatin therapy. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Yasuo Okumura Douglas L Packer Distortion of Right Superior Pulmonary Vein Anatomy by Balloon Catheters as a Contributor to Phrenic Nerve Injury.
Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Which is the optimal therapy to prevent thromboembolism after atrial fibrillation ablation procedures in low stroke risk patients, anticoagulation or antiplatelet therapy

Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Left bundle branch block-type ventricular tachycardia originating from the left ventricular septum in a patient with cardiac sarcoidosis. J Interventional Cardicac Electrophysiology

Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Association of angiographic morphology with high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in patients with coronary spastic angina INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Acute anterior myocardial infarction superimposing double left anterior descending artery: Depiction at whole-heart coronary magnetic resonance angiography INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Relation of Change in the Apolipoprotein B/Apolipoprotein A-I Ratio to Coronary Plaque Regression following Pravastatin Treatment in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Transient Collateral Circulation during Coronary Vasospasm. THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE
Naoya Matsumoto Yuichi Sato Non-Invasive Assessment and Clinical Strategy of Stable Coronary Artery Disease by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Multislice Computed Tomography and Myocardial Perfusion SPECT
CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Ken Nagao Ken Nagao Early Induction of Hypothermia During Cardiac Arrest Improves Neurological Outcomes in Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Who Undergo Emergency Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Coronary plaque regression and lifestyle modification in patients treated with pravastatin. - Assessment mainly by daily aerobic exercise and an increase in the serum level of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Yoshimochi Nakano Naoya Matsumoto Diagnostic Value of Adenosine-induced Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction for Detecting Coronary Artery Restenosis in Patients undergoing Stent Implantation by Stress ECG-gated MyocardialPerfusion SPECT-A Pilot Study- CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Ken Nagao Ken Nagao Nifekalant Hydrochloride for Patients With Cardiac Arrest Caused by Shockable Rhythm. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Takayama T Takayama T Can an intravascular imaging modality detect really vulnerable plaque CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Takayama T Takayama T Is angioplasty able to become the gold standard of treatment beyond bypass surgery for patients with multivessel coronary artery disease Therapeutic strategies for 3-vessel coronary artery disease: OPCAB vs PCI(PCI-Side) CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Takafumi Hiro Masunori Matsuzaki Diabetes mellitus is a major negative determinant of coronary plaque regression during statin therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome--serial intravascular ultrasound observations from the Japan Assessment of Pitavastatin and Atorvastatin in Acute Coronary Syndrome Trial (the JAPAN-ACS Trial). CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Upper turnaround point of the reentry circuit of common atrial flutter--three-dimensional mapping and entrainment study. J Interventional Cardicac Electrophysiology
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Right ventricular histological Substrate and conduction delay in patients with Brugada syndrome. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Abnormal action potential duration property in the right ventricular outflow tract in Brugada syndrome. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Masayoshi Kofune Ichiro Watanabe Abnormal atrial repolarization and depolarization contribute to the inducibility of atrial fibrillation in Brugada syndrome. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Ichiro Watanabe Min Nuo Temperature-Controlled Cooled-Tip Radiofrequency Ablation in Left Ventricular Myocardium: Avoidance of Steam Pop During Ablation. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Watanabe I Ichiro Watanabe Electrical Remodeling in Fibrillating Canine Atrium: - Action Potential Alternans during Rapid Atrial Pacing and Late Phase 3 Early Afterdepolarization after Cessation of Rapid Atrial Pacing INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Masayoshi Kofune Ichiro Watanabe Ventricular fibrillation induced by radiofrequency ablation for slow ventricular tachycardia associated with left ventricular dysfunction. JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY

Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Association of the Serum Apolipoprotein Levels with the Occurrence of Coronary Spasm. CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Development of a Model for Prediction of Coronary Atherosclerotic Regression: Evaluation of High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Level and Peripheral Blood Monocyte Count. HEART AND VESSELS
The Survey of Survivors After Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest in KANTO Area, Japan (SOS-KANTO) Study Group (Ken Nagao) Ken Nagao Atropine Sulfate for Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest due to Asystole and Pulseless Electrical Activity. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Naoya Matsumoto Yasuyuki Suzuki Less Invasive Approach to the Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease -Morphological vs. Physiological Paradigm CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Masahiko Kato Naoya Matsumoto Combined Assessment of Myocardial Perfusion and Function by ECG-Gated Myocardial Perfusion Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography for the Prediction of Future Cardiac Events in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Atsushi Hirayama Atsushi Hirayama Plaque-stabilizing effect of atorvastatin is stronger for plaques evaluated as more unstable by angioscopy and intravenous ultrasound. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura A quantitative and qualitative analysis of the virtual unipolar electrograms from non-contact mapping of right or left-sided outflow tract premature ventricular contractions/ventricular tachycardia origins. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Smoking and the risk of the perpetuation of atrial fibrillation: Under debate in large cohort studies. Heart Rhythm
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Impact of Biomarkers of Inflammation and Extracellular Matrix Turnover on the Outcome of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Importance of Matrix Metalloproteinase-2 as a Predictor of Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Ichiro Watanabe Nuo Min Temperature-controlled cooled-tip radiofrequency linear ablation of the atria guided by a real time position management system. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Koichi Nagashima Ichiro Watanabe Lesion formation by ventricular septal ablation with irrigated electrodes. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Prolonged QRS duration in lead V2 and risk of life threatening ventricular arrhythmia in patients with Brugada syndrome. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe A new criteria differentiating type 2 and 3 Brugada patterns from ordinary incomplete right bundle branch block. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Functional atrioventricular block in an elderly patient with acquired long QT syndrome: evaluation of the mechanism of block. JOURNAL OF ELECTROCARDIOLOGY
Masayoshi Kofune Ichiro Watanabe Clarifying the Arrhythmogenic Substrate for Brugada Syndrome: Electroanatomic Mapping Study of the Right Ventricle. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Sonoko Ashino Ichiro Watanabe Effects of Quinidine on the Action Potential Duration Restitution Property in the Right Ventricular Outflow Tract in Patients with Brugada Syndrome. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Yasuo Okumura Ichiro Watanabe Impact of Biomarkers and Extracellular Matrix Turnover on the Outcome of Atrial Fibrillation Ablation: Importance of Matrix Martalloproteinase-2 as a Predictor of Atrial Fibrillation Recurrence. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Koichi Nagashima Yasuo Okumura Association between epicardial adipose tissue volumes on 3-domensional reconstructed CT images and recurrence of atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Ichiro Watanabe Ichiro Watanabe Combined Effect of Disopyramide and Erythromycin on Ventricular Repolarization in Dogs with Complete Atrioventricular Block. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Ichiro Watanabe Ichiro Watanabe Effect of ATP-Sensitive K+ Channel Opener Nicorandil in a Canine Model of Proarrhythmia. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Takayama T Takayama T Stent thrombosis and drug-eluting stents. Journao of cardiology
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol/Apolipoprotein B Ratio May Be a Useful Index That Differs in Statin-Treated Patients With and Without Coronary Artery Disease A Case Control Study. International Heart Journal
Shigemasa Tani Shigemasa Tani HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor (Statin) Therapy and Coronary Atherosclerosis in Japanese Subjects: Role of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol. American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs

Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Characteristics and distribution of complex fractionated atrial electrograms and the dominant frequency during atrial fibrillation: Relationship to the response and outcome of circumferential pulmonary vein isolation. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology
Koichi Nagashima Ichiro Watanabe Epicardial Ablation with Irrigated Electrodes: Effect of Bipolar vs. Unipolar Ablation on Lesion Formation. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe A novel technique for improved lesions in the coronary sinus - comparison of bipolar and unipolar ablation - . INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Ichiro Watanabe Ichiro Watanabe Pharmacologic atrial defibrillation by drug delivery into the temporarily occluded coronary sinus a canine study -. INTERNATIONAL HEART JOURNAL
Kimie Ohkubo Ichiro Watanabe Prevalence of prominent J waves in patients with ventricular fibrillation without structural heart disease: A single-center study. Journao of cardiology
Koichi Nagashima Yasuo Okumura Effects of inter-electrode spacing on complex fractionated atrial electrograms and dominant frequency detection. Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology
Takayama T Takayama T Degree of neointimal coverage is not related to prevalence of in-stent thrombosis in drug-eluting stents: a coronary angioscopic study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
Asuka Kasai Ken Nagao Prognostic Value of Venous Blood Ammonia in Patients With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Ken Nagao Ken Nagao Therapeutic hypothermia following resuscitation. CURRENT OPINION IN CRITICAL CARE

Toshiko Nakai Toshiko Nakai Diagnosis of coronary spastic angina by implantable loop recorder Europace
Hiroaki Mano Yasuo Okumura Potential anatomic substrate of peri-atrioventricular nodal atrial tachycardia ablated from the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva. J Interventional Cardicac Electrophysiology
Shunichi Yoda Shunichi Yoda Diagnostic Value of Automated Quantification of Nuclear Cardiology in Japanese Patients with Single Vessel Coronary Artery Disease: Comparison between Japanese and American Normal Databases Journal of Cardiology
Tadateru Takayama Tadateru Takayama Plaque stabilization by intensive LDL-cholesterol lowering therapy with atorvastatin is delayed in type 2 diabetic patients with coronary artery disease-Serial angioscopic and intravascular ultrasound analysis. Journal of Cardiology
Atsushi Hirayama Atsushi Hirayama Assessing the Cardiovascular Risk Between Celecoxib and Nonselective Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
?A 3-Year Nationwide Comparative Observational Study in Japan (ACCEPT)
CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Atsushi Hirayama Atsushi Hirayama Effects of Evolocumab (AMG 145), a Monoclonal Antibody to PCSK9, in Hypercholesterolemic, Statin-Treated Japanese Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk. CIRCULATION JOURNAL
Shunichi Yoda Shunichi Yoda Validation of Automated Quantification of Nuclear Cardiology in Japanese Patients using Total Perfusion Deficits: Comparison with Visual Assessment Journal of Cardiology
Yasuo Okumura Yasuo Okumura Effect of catheter tip-tissue surface contact on three-dimensional left atrial and pulmonary vein geometries: potential anatomic distortion of 3D ultrasound, fast anatomical mapping, and merged 3D CT-derived images. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology
Hiroaki Mano Yasuo Okumura Potential anatomic substrate of peri-atrioventricular nodal atrial tachycardia ablated from the noncoronary sinus of Valsalva. J Interventional Cardicac Electrophysiology
Kazumasa Sonoda Yasuo Okumura Three Dimensional High-Density Bipolar Contact Mapping of Left Atrial Endocardial Activation During Sinus Rhythm in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation International Heart Journal
Kazumasa Sonoda Ichiro Watanabe Rate-dependent electrophysiologic effects of the class III antiarrhythmic drugs, nifekalant, amiodarone, and ibutilide on the atrium in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. Int Heart J
Takafumi Hiro Takafumi Hiro Three Stars of the Constellation of Color Intravascular Ultrasound in the Space of Tissue Characterization of Coronary Plaque Journal of cardiology
Ayako Tano Yuji Kasamaki Major determinants and possible mechanisms of dobutamine-induced left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in patients with a sinmoid ventricular septum. Journal of cardiology
Kofune Masayoshi Yasuo Okumura Comparative distribution of complex fractionated atrial electrograms, high dominant frequency (HDF) sites during atrial fibrillation and HDF sites during sinus rhythm J Interv Card Electrophysiol
Kimie Ohkubo Iciro Watanabe Brugada syndrome in the presence of coronary artery disease Journal of Arrhythmia
Kimie Ohkubo Iciro Watanabe Supraventricular tachyarrhythmia in patients with Brugada syndrome: A single-center study. Journal of Arrhythmia
Kimie Ohkubo Iciro Watanabe Prevalence and significance of the eraly repolarization pattern in inferolateral leads in patients with Brugada syndrome: A single center study. Journal of Arrhythmia
Daisuke Kitano Atsushi Hirayama Miglitol improves postprandial endothelial dysfunction in patients with acute coronary syndrome and new-onset postprandial hyperglycemia Cardiovascular Diabetology
Kimie Ohkubo Iciro Watanabe Alcohol-induced ventricular fibrillation in a case of Brugada syndrome Europace
Naoko Sasaki Yasuo Okumura Pulmonary vein remnant as a trigger site for atrial fibrillation CIRCULATION JOURNAL