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  • Hiroko Chuma, Hiroto Mizuta, Satoshi Kudo, Kenichiro Takagi, Yuji Hiraki
  • Medicine
  • Osteoarthritis and cartilage
  • 2004 (First Publication: 1 October 2004)
  • OBJECTIVES Administration of fibroblast growth factor (FGF)-2 for 2 weeks induces a successful cartilaginous repair response in 5-mm full-thickness articular cartilage defects in rabbits. The purposeContinue Reading
  • Taiki Kida, Hiroko Chuma, +4 authors Hiroshi Ozaki
  • Medicine
  • Atherosclerosis
  • 2011 (First Publication: 1 February 2011)
  • OBJECTIVE In this study, we examined the synergistic effects of the two potent pathogenic factors, platelet-derived growth factor-BB (PDGF-BB) and endothelin-1 (ET-1) to induce vascular hyperplasiaContinue Reading
  • Mikio Kato, Toshio Sada, +4 authors Hiroyuki Koike
  • Medicine
  • Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology
  • 2006 (First Publication: 1 June 2006)
  • The purpose of this study was to clarify whether severity of hyperlipidemia affects the antiatherosclerotic effect of angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). The effect of olmesartan medoxomil, anContinue Reading
  • Kenichi Sakamoto, Takahisa Murata, Hiroko Chuma, Masatoshi Hori, Hiroshi Ozaki
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular…
  • 2004 (First Publication: 29 November 2004)
  • OBJECTIVE We examined the inhibitory mechanisms of fluvastatin on FBS-induced vascular hypertrophy assessed by organ-cultured rat tail artery. METHODS AND RESULTS After 5 days of culture with 10%Continue Reading