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  • Tsuyoshi Nishiguchi, Atsushi Tanaka, +14 authors Takashi Akasaka
  • Medicine
  • Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 December 2016)
  • OBJECTIVE Early clinical presentation of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) and non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction affects patient management. Although local inflammatoryContinue Reading
  • Eriko Miyata, Atsushi Tanaka, Hiroki Emori, Akira Taruya, Shinji Miyai, Nobuo Sakagoshi
  • Medicine
  • General Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
  • 2016 (First Published: 1 February 2017)
  • ObjectivePneumonia after cardiovascular surgery is the leading cause of mortality. Postoperative aspiration pneumonia becomes a critical issue in the management of cardiovascular surgery in the agingContinue Reading
  • Hiroki Emori, Takashi Kubo, +11 authors Takashi Akasaka
  • Medicine
  • Coronary artery disease
  • 2018 (First Published: 1 December 2018)
  • Objective Quantitative flow ratio (QFR) is a novel physiological index of the severity of coronary stenosis. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between QFR and theContinue Reading
  • Tsuyoshi Nishiguchi, Takashi Kubo, +16 authors Takashi Akasaka
  • Medicine
  • JACC. Cardiovascular imaging
  • 2017 (First Published: 1 September 2017)
  • OBJECTIVES The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of early statin therapy on fibrous-cap thickness in coronary plaques of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) by using opticalContinue Reading
  • Yosuke Katayama, Takashi Kubo, +12 authors Takashi Akasaka
  • Medicine
  • Heart and Vessels
  • 2018 (First Published: 1 October 2018)
  • The optimal timing of pretreatment with prasugrel in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is unclear. We used optical coherence tomography (OCT) to compareContinue Reading
  • Kosei Terada, Takashi Kubo, +9 authors Takashi Akasaka
  • Medicine
  • 2019 (First Published: 1 April 2019)
  • In vivo, precise differentiation among plaque rupture (PR), plaque erosion (PE) and calcified nodule (CN) in the culprit lesion of an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a major challenge forContinue Reading