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  • 820 Citations
  • 11 h-Index
  • 34 Article
  • 2 Editorial
  • 1 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article
2020

Left ventricular noncompaction with multiple thrombi in apical aneurysm

Yakabe, D., Matsushima, S., Uchino, S., Ohtani, K., Ide, T., Higo, T. & Tsutsui, H., Feb 1 2020, In : Internal Medicine. 59, 3, p. 377-381 5 p.

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Open Access

Spironolactone use is associated with improved outcomes in heart failure with mid-range ejection fraction

Enzan, N., Matsushima, S., Ide, T., Kaku, H., Higo, T., Tsuchihashi-Makaya, M. & Tsutsui, H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : ESC Heart Failure.

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Open Access
2019

Cilostazol is useful for the treatment of sinus bradycardia and associated hemodynamic deterioration following heart transplantation

Uchikawa, T., Fujino, T., Higo, T., Ohtani, K., Shiose, A. & Tsutsui, H., Jan 1 2019, In : International heart journal. 60, 5, p. 1222-1225 4 p.

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Open Access
Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ivabradine for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases

Ide, T., Ohtani, K., Higo, T., Tanaka, M., Kawasaki, Y. & Tsutsui, H., Feb 2019, In : Circulation Journal. 83, 2, p. 252-260 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Citations (Scopus)

JCS 2017/JHFS 2017 guideline on diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure ― digest version ―

behalf of the Japanese Circulation Society and the Japanese Heart Failure Society Joint Working Group, Jan 1 2019, In : Circulation Journal. 83, 10, p. 2084-2184 101 p.

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Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)

Possible associations between palliative care conferences and positive outcomes when performing palliative care for patients with end-stage heart failure: a nationwide cross-sectional questionnaire survey

Kurozumi, Y., Oishi, S., Sugano, Y., Sakashita, A., Kotooka, N., Suzuki, M., Higo, T., Yumino, D., Takada, Y., Maeda, S., Yamabe, S., Washida, K., Takahashi, T., Ohtani, T., Sakata, Y. & Sato, Y., Mar 15 2019, In : Heart and Vessels. 34, 3, p. 452-461 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Standard cardiac rehabilitation program for heart failure

Izawa, H., Yoshida, T., Ikegame, T., Izawa, K. P., Ito, Y., Okamura, H., Osada, N., Kinugawa, S., Kubozono, T., Kono, Y., Kobayashi, K., Nishigaki, K., Higo, T., Hirashiki, A., Miyazawa, Y., Morio, Y., Yanase, M., Yamada, S., Ikeda, H., Momomura, S. I. & 4 others, Kihara, Y., Yamamoto, K., Goto, Y. & Makita, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Circulation Journal. 83, 12, p. 2394-2398 5 p.

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Open Access
2018

Design of a nationwide survey on palliative care for end-stage heart failure in Japan

Kurozumi, Y., Oishi, S., Sugano, Y., Sakashita, A., Kotooka, N., Suzuki, M., Higo, T., Yumino, D., Takada, Y., Maeda, S., Yamabe, S., Washida, K., Takahashi, T., Ohtani, T., Sakata, Y. & Sato, Y., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Cardiology. 71, 2, p. 202-211 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Fatal cardiac hemochromatosis in a patient with hereditary spherocytosis

Fujino, T., Inoue, S., Katsuki, S., Higo, T., Ide, T., Oda, Y. & Tsutsui, H., Jan 1 2018, In : International heart journal. 59, 2, p. 427-430 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Nationwide survey of palliative care for patients with heart failure in Japan

Kuragaichi, T., Kurozumi, Y., Ohishi, S., Sugano, Y., Sakashita, A., Kotooka, N., Suzuki, M., Higo, T., Yumino, D., Takada, Y., Maeda, S., Yamabe, S., Washida, K., Takahashi, T., Ohtani, T., Sakata, Y. & Sato, Y., Jan 1 2018, In : Circulation Journal. 82, 5, p. 1336-1343 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Urgent cardiac resynchronization therapy is useful in patients with decompensated heart failure requiring inotropes and mechanical circulatory support

Yakabe, D., Mukai, Y., Kawai, S., Nagaoka, K., Fujino, T., Higo, T., Chishaki, A. & Tsutsui, H., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Cardiology Cases. 18, 2, p. 52-56 5 p.

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2017

Ezetimibe in combination with statins ameliorates endothelial dysfunction in coronary arteries after stenting: the CuVIC trial (effect of cholesterol absorption inhibitor usage on target vessel dysfunction after coronary stenting), a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Takase, S., Matoba, T., Nakashiro, S., Mukai, Y., Inoue, S., Oi, K., Higo, T., Katsuki, S., Takemoto, M., Suematsu, N., Eshima, K., Miyata, K., Yamamoto, M., Usui, M., Sadamatsu, K., Satoh, S., Kadokami, T., Hironaga, K., Ichi, I., Todaka, K. & 3 others, Kishimoto, J., Egashira, K. & Sunagawa, K., Feb 2017, In : Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 37, 2, p. 350-358 9 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of myocardial oxygenation in heart failure using blood-oxygen-level-dependent T2* magnetic resonance imaging: Comparison with cardiopulmonary exercise test

Nagao, M., Yamasaki, Y., Kawanami, S., Kamitani, T., Sagiyama, K., Higo, T., Ide, T., Takemura, A., Ishizaki, U., Fukushima, K., Watanabe, Y. & Honda, H., Jun 1 2017, In : Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 39, p. 138-143 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

Malfunctioned cardiac resynchronization therapy attributed to acute exacerbation of cardiac sarcoidosis

Ikeda, S., Ohtani, K., Uwatoku, T. & Higo, T., Sep 1 2016, In : European heart journal. 37, 33, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia successfully treated with sildenafil

Miyake, R., Fujino, T., Abe, K., Hosokawa, K., Ohtani, K., Morisaki, H., Yamada, O., Higo, T. & Ide, T., Jul 1 2016, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 214, p. 275-276 2 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive servo-ventilation therapy for patients with chronic heart failure in a confirmatory, multicenter, randomized, controlled study

SAVIOR-C Investigators, Jan 1 2015, In : Circulation Journal. 79, 5, p. 982-990 9 p.

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49 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of adverse cardiac events in dilated cardiomyopathy using cardiac T2* MRI and MIBG scintigraphy

Nagao, M., Baba, S., Yonezawa, M., Yamasaki, Y., Kamitani, T., Isoda, T., Kawanami, S., Maruoka, Y., Kitamura, Y., Abe, K., Higo, T., Sunagawa, K. & Honda, H., Feb 27 2015, In : International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging. 31, 2, p. 399-407 9 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Assessment of quality of life during long-term treatment of tolvaptan in refractory heart failure: Design and rationale of the AQUA-TLV study

Imamura, T., Kinugawa, K., Ohtani, T., Sakata, Y., Higo, T., Kinugawa, S., Tsutsui, H., Sunagawa, K. & Komuro, I., 2014, In : International heart journal. 55, 3, p. 264-267 4 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Geometrical characteristics of left ventricular dyssynchrony in advanced heart failure: Myocardial strain analysis by tagged MRI

Nagao, M., Yamasaki, Y., Yonezawa, M., Kamitani, T., Kawanami, S., Mukai, Y., Higo, T., Yabuuchi, H., Sunagawa, K. & Honda, H., Jan 1 2014, In : International heart journal. 55, 6, p. 512-518 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of myocardial iron deficiency in nonischemic heart failure by cardiac T2* magnetic resonance imaging

Nagao, M., Matsuo, Y., Kamitani, T., Yonezawa, M., Yamasaki, Y., Kawanami, S., Abe, K., Mukai, Y., Higo, T., Yabuuchi, H., Takemura, A., Yoshiura, T., Sunagawa, K. & Honda, H., Mar 15 2014, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 113, 6, p. 1024-1030 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Evaluation of chronic ischemic heart disease with myocardial perfusion and regional contraction analysis by contrast-enhanced 256-MSCT

Higuchi, K., Nagao, M., Matsuo, Y., Kamitani, T., Yonezawa, M., Jinnouchi, M., Yamasaki, Y., Abe, K., Baba, S., Mukai, Y., Higo, T., Sunagawa, K. & Honda, H., Feb 1 2013, In : Japanese Journal of Radiology. 31, 2, p. 123-132 10 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of heterogeneity on 201Tl Gated SPECT: Evaluation of coronary artery disease

Maruoka, Y., Nagao, M., Abe, K., Baba, S., Isoda, T., Higo, T., Sunagawa, K. & Honda, H., Jan 1 2013, In : Clinical nuclear medicine. 38, 1, p. e7-e12

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Relationship between impaired cardiac sympathetic activity and spatial dyssynchrony in patients with non-ischemic heart failure: Assessment by MIBG scintigraphy and tagged MRI

Yonezawa, M., Nagao, M., Abe, K., Matsuo, Y., Baba, S., Kamitani, T., Isoda, T., Maruoka, Y., Jinnouchi, M., Yamasaki, Y., Abe, K., Higo, T., Yoshiura, T. & Honda, H., Aug 1 2013, In : Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. 20, 4, p. 600-608 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Ventricular fibrillation after bortezomib therapy in a patient with systemic amyloidosis

Yamasaki, S., Muta, T., Higo, T., Kusumoto, H., Zaitsu, E., Miyamoto, T., Oda, Y. & Akashi, K., Sep 16 2013, In : Hematology Reports. 5, 3, p. 39-42 4 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Acute cardiac impairment associated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer: Magnetic resonance evaluation

Hatakenaka, M., Yonezawa, M., Nonoshita, T., Nakamura, K., Yabuuchi, H., Shioyama, Y., Nagao, M., Matsuo, Y., Kamitani, T., Higo, T., Nishikawa, K., Setoguchi, T. & Honda, H., May 1 2012, In : International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 83, 1, p. e67-e73

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33 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Coronary aneurysm associated with coronary perforation after sirolimus-eluting stents implantation: Close follow-up exceeding 2 years by coronary 3-dimensional computed tomography

Eshima, K. I., Takemoto, M., Inoue, S., Higo, T., Tada, H. & Sunagawa, K., Aug 1 2009, In : Journal of Cardiology. 54, 1, p. 115-120 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Intracardiac echocardiography-guided cardiac tumor biopsy

Higo, T., Takemoto, M., Ogawa, K., Inoue, S., Eshima, K. I., Tada, H. & Sunagawa, K., Feb 10 2009, In : Circulation Journal. 73, 2, p. 381-383 3 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2000

Inhibition of myosin phosphatase by upregulated Rho-kinase plays a key role for coronary artery spasm in a porcine model with interleukin-1β

Kandabashi, T., Shimokawa, H., Miyata, K., Kunihiro, I., Kawano, Y., Fukata, Y., Higo, T., Egashira, K., Takahashi, S., Kaibuchi, K. & Takeshita, A., Mar 21 2000, In : Circulation. 101, 11, p. 1319-1323 5 p.

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216 Citations (Scopus)

Local adenovirus-mediated transfer of C-type natriuretic peptide suppresses vascular remodeling in porcine coronary arteries in vivo

Morishige, K., Shimokawa, H., Yamawaki, T., Miyata, K., Eto, Y., Kandabashi, T., Yogo, K., Higo, T., Egashira, K., Ueno, H. & Takeshita, A., Mar 15 2000, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 35, 4, p. 1040-1047 8 p.

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40 Citations (Scopus)

Rho-kinase is involved in macrophage-mediated formation of coronary vascular lesions in pigs in vivo

Miyata, K., Shimokawa, H., Kandabashi, T., Higo, T., Morishige, K., Eto, Y., Egashira, K., Kaibuchi, K. & Takeshita, A., Jan 1 2000, In : Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 20, 11, p. 2351-2358 8 p.

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168 Citations (Scopus)

Sarpogrelate, a selective 5-HT(2A) serotonergic receptor antagonist, inhibits serotonin-induced coronary artery spasm in a porcine model

Miyata, K., Shimokawa, H., Higo, T., Yamawaki, T., Katsumata, N., Kandabashi, T., Tanaka, E., Takamura, Y., Yogo, K., Egashira, K. & Takeshita, A., Feb 10 2000, In : Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology. 35, 2, p. 294-301 8 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)
1999

Endothelial vasodilator function is preserved at the spastic/inflammatory coronary lesions in pigs

Miyata, K., Shimokawa, H., Yamawaki, T., Kunihiro, I., Zhou, X., Higo, T., Tanaka, E., Katsumata, N., Egashira, K. & Takeshita, A., Sep 28 1999, In : Circulation. 100, 13, p. 1432-1437 6 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Intramural delivery of a specific tyrosine kinase inhibitor with biodegradable stent suppresses the restenotic changes of the coronary artery in pigs in vivo

Yamawaki, T., Shimokawa, H., Kozai, T., Miyata, K., Higo, T., Tanaka, E., Egashira, K., Shiraishi, T., Tamai, H., Igaki, K. & Takeshita, A., Sep 1 1998, In : Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 32, 3, p. 780-786 7 p.

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121 Citations (Scopus)