Mitsuru Abe

Hiromichi Wada4
Masaharu Akao3
4Hiromichi Wada
3Masaharu Akao
2Yasuhiro Hamatani
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Intracellular calcium is one of the important signals that initiates the myogenic program. The calcium-activated phosphatase calcineurin is necessary for the nuclear import of the nuclear factor of activated T cell (NFAT) family members, which interact with zinc finger GATA transcription factors. Whereas GATA-6 plays a role in the maintenance of the(More)
  • Hiromichi Wada, Shuichi Ura, Shuji Kitaoka, Noriko Satoh-Asahara, Takahiro Horie, Koh Ono +10 others
  • 2011
The mechanisms that lead from obesity to atherosclerotic disease are not fully understood. Obesity involves angiogenesis in which vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) plays a key role. On the other hand, vascular endothelial growth factor-C (VEGF-C) plays a pivotal role in lymphangiogenesis. Circulating levels of VEGF-A and VEGF-C are elevated in(More)
Autonomic nervous function in response to cold was investigated in 21 patients with vibration-induced white finger (VWF) and 17 healthy controls of similar age, using power spectral analysis of heart rate variability. In a supine position, electrocardiogram and skin temperature of both index fingers were measured during immersion of right hand in cold water(More)
We propose a new method for controlling multiagent systems proactively considering the gcontrol possibility h and gcontrol effect h for reducing the decrement of QoS to the absolute minimum while providing service in a service-provisioning system based on multiagent system. Moreover, we implement a multimedia communication system based on the proposed(More)
Controversy exists regarding whether left atrial enlargement (LAE) is a predictor of stroke/systemic embolism (SE) in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients. The Fushimi AF Registry, a community-based prospective survey, enrolled all AF patients in Fushmi-ku, Japan, from March 2011. Follow-up data and baseline echocardiographic data were available for 2,713(More)
  • Hirotoshi Watanabe, Takeshi Morimoto, Masahiro Natsuaki, Yutaka Furukawa, Yoshihisa Nakagawa, Kazushige Kadota +39 others
  • 2015
Relation of antiplatelet therapy (APT) discontinuation with the risk of serious cardiovascular events has not been fully addressed yet. This study is aimed to evaluate the risk of ischemic event after APT discontinuation based on long-term APT status of large cohort. In the CREDO-Kyoto Registry Cohort-2 enrolling 15939 consecutive patients undergoing first(More)
  • Yasuhiro Hamatani, Yugo Yamashita, Masahiro Esato, Yeong-Hwa Chun, Hikari Tsuji, Hiromichi Wada +5 others
  • 2015
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of stroke and death. Data on the predictors for stroke and death in 'real-world' AF patients are limited, especially from large prospective Asian cohorts. METHODS The Fushimi AF Registry is a community-based prospective survey designed to enroll all AF patients who visited the participating medical(More)
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