Shigeo Umezawa

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A low n-3 to n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) ratio is associated with cardiovascular events. However, the effects of this ratio on coronary atherosclerosis have not been fully examined,(More)
A 67-year-old female with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM) presented with decompensated heart failure and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE)(More)
Thin-cap fibroatheroma (TCFA) is the most common type of vulnerable plaque and is the precursor of plaque rupture. However, rupture of a TCFA is not the only mechanism underlying thrombus formation(More)
Although statin-induced regression in coronary atherosclerosis seems to be greater in patients with acute coronary syndrome than in those with stable coronary artery disease, no reports have examined(More)