MASATO KAJIKAWA

Last Updated :2024/02/02

Affiliations, Positions
Hiroshima University Hospital, Assistant Professor
E-mail
m-kajikawahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Cardiologist Key words: cardiology, atherosclerosis, endothelial function, regenerative medicine

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Hiroshima University

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Reply to a letter to the editor regarding "Short stature is associated with low flow-mediated vasodilation in Japanese men", Hypertens Res, 45(7), 1221-1221, 20220701
  2. Effect of exposure to radiation caused by an atomic bomb on endothelial function in atomic bomb survivors, FRONTIERS IN CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE, 10, 1122794-1122794, 20230217
  3. The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is higher in patients with bilateral low ankle-brachial index than in patients with unilateral low ankle-brachial index, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 360, 8-14, 202211
  4. Serum Potassium Levels of 4.5 to Less Than 5.0 mmol/L Are Associated with Better Vascular Function, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 29(11), 1588-1602, 20221101
  5. Relationship of Daily Coffee Intake with Vascular Function in Patients with Hypertension, NUTRIENTS, 14(13), 2719-2719, 20220729
  6. Obesity and Endothelial Function, BIOMEDICINES, 10(7), 1745-1745, 20220719
  7. Promising Assessment of Vascular Function for Future Cardiovascular Events, J Atheroscler Thromb, 28(11), 1123-1125, 20211101
  8. Spontaneous renal hemorrhage in acquired cystic kidney disease, J Gen Fam Med ., 22(2), 94-95, 20211101
  9. White blood cell count is not associated with flow-mediated vasodilation or nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12(1), 8201-8201, 20220517
  10. Relationship between hemoglobin A1c level and flow-mediated vasodilation in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus receiving antidiabetic drugs, JOURNAL OF DIABETES INVESTIGATION, 13(4), 677-686, 20220413
  11. Self-reported total sitting time on a non-working day is associated with blunted flow-mediated vasodilation and blunted nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 12(1), 6366-6366, 20220416
  12. Implantation of Hypoxia-Induced Mesenchymal Stem Cell Advances Therapeutic Angiogenesis, STEM CELLS INTERNATIONAL, 2022, 6795274-6795274, 20220320
  13. Isolated diastolic hypertension is not associated with endothelial dysfunction, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 45(4), 698-707, 20220401
  14. Poor tooth brushing behavior is associated with high risk of cardiovascular events: A prospective observational study, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 350, 111-117, 20220301
  15. Inconvenient relationship of haemoglobin A1c level with endothelial function in type 2 diabetes in a cross-sectional study, BMJ OPEN, 11(6), 202106
  16. Exogenous nitric oxide inhibits Rho-associated kinase activity in patients with angina pectoris: a randomized controlled trial, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 38(7), 485-490, 201507
  17. Rho-Associated Kinase Activity Is an Independent Predictor of Cardiovascular Events in Acute Coronary Syndrome, HYPERTENSION, 66(4), 892-899, 201510
  18. Ratio of Serum Levels of AGEs to Soluble Form of RAGE Is a Predictor of Endothelial Function, DIABETES CARE, 38(1), 119-125, 201501
  19. Effect of Aldosterone-Producing Adenoma on Endothelial Function and Rho-Associated Kinase Activity in Patients With Primary Aldosteronism, HYPERTENSION, 65(4), 841-848, 201504
  20. Critical Role of Exogenous Nitric Oxide in ROCK Activity in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, PLOS ONE, 9(10), 20141003
  21. Borderline Ankle-Brachial Index Value of 0.91-0.99 Is Associated With Endothelial Dysfunction, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 78(7), 1740-1745, 201407
  22. Relationship between nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation and clinical severity of peripheral artery disease, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 235(1), 65-70, 201407
  23. Relationship between serum triglyceride levels and endothelial function in a large community-based study., Atherosclerosis, 249, 70-75, 201606
  24. Combination of Flow-Mediated Vasodilation and Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation Is More Effective for Prediction of Cardiovascular Events., Hypertension, 67(5), 1045-1052, 201605
  25. Poor Oral Health, That Is, Decreased Frequency of Tooth Brushing, Is Associated With Endothelial Dysfunction, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 78(4), 950-954, 201404
  26. Rho-Associated Kinase Activity Is a Predictor of Cardiovascular Outcomes, HYPERTENSION, 63(4), 856-864, 201404
  27. Hyperuricemia is independently associated with endothelial dysfunction in postmenopausal women but not in premenopausal women, BMJ OPEN, 3(11), 2013
  28. Relationship between flow-mediated vasodilation and cardiovascular risk factors in a large community-based study, HEART, 99(24), 1837-1842, 20131215
  29. Autologous Bone-Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cell Implantation and Endothelial Function in a Rabbit Ischemic Limb Model, PLOS ONE, 8(7), 20130704
  30. A novel noninvasive and simple method for assessment of endothelial function: Enclosed zone flow-mediated vasodilation (ezFMD) using an oscillation amplitude measurement, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 229(2), 324-330, 201308
  31. Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation for Assessment of Vascular Function A Comparison With Flow-Mediated Vasodilation, ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 33(6), 1401-1408, 201306
  32. Intima-Media Thickness of Brachial Artery, Vascular Function, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors, ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 32(9), 2295-2303, 201209
  33. Hyperbilirubinemia, Augmentation of Endothelial Function, and Decrease in Oxidative Stress in Gilbert Syndrome, CIRCULATION, 126(5), 598-603, 20120731
  34. Should we emergently revascularize occluded coronaries for cardiac arrest?: rapid-response extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and intra-arrest percutaneous coronary intervention., Circulation, 126(13), 1605-1613, 20120816
  35. Reduction in blood pressure improves impaired nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation in patients with essential hypertension., Hypertens Res, 38(12), 862-868, 20150903
  36. Geranylgeranylacetone, Heat Shock Protein 90/AMP-Activated Protein Kinase/Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase/Nitric Oxide Pathway, and Endothelial Function in Humans, ARTERIOSCLEROSIS THROMBOSIS AND VASCULAR BIOLOGY, 32(1), 153-160, 201201
  37. Clinical predictors of culprit plaque rupture assessed on intravascular ultrasound in acute coronary syndrome., CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 74(9), 1936-1942, 201009
  38. Nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation in coronary and brachial arteries in patients with suspected coronary artery disease., International Journal of Cardiology, 219, 312-316, 20160915
  39. Circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor is associated with vascular function and structure: A cross-sectional study., International Journal of Cardiology, 225, 91-95, 20161003
  40. Response to "circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor is associated with vascular function and structure: Methodological issues"., International Journal of Cardiology, 16, 33101-33101, 20170215
  41. Vascular Function and Intima-media Thickness of a Leg Artery in Peripheral Artery Disease: A Comparison of Buerger Disease and Atherosclerotic Peripheral Artery Disease., Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis., 23(11), 1261-1269, 20161101
  42. Circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor is associated with vascular function and structure: A cross-sectional study, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 225, 91-95, 20161215
  43. Endothelial Function Assessed by Automatic Measurement of Enclosed Zone Flow-Mediated Vasodilation Using an Oscillometric Method Is an Independent Predictor of Cardiovascular Events, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 5(12), 201612
  44. Endothelial dysfunction and abnormal vascular structure are simultaneously present in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 231, 181-187, 20170315
  45. Endothelial function is impaired in relation to alcohol intake even in the case of light alcohol consumption in Asian men; Flow-mediated Dilation Japan (FMD-J) Study, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 230, 523-528, 20170301
  46. Increasing Risk of Osteoporotic Fracture Is Associated With Vascular Dysfunction and Abnormal Vascular Structure in Both Men and Women, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 81(6), 862-+, 201706
  47. Relation of the Bilateral Earlobe Crease to Endothelial Dysfunction, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 119(12), 1983-1988, 20170615
  48. Decreased frequency and duration of tooth brushing is a risk factor for endothelial dysfunction, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 241, 30-34, 20170815
  49. Development of an earlobe crease identification system to support diagnosis of arteriosclerosis., Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc., 2374-2377, 201608
  50. Optimal Target Level of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol for Vascular Function in Statin Naïve Individuals., Sci Rep., 2017
  51. Endothelial Function Is Impaired in Patients Receiving Antihypertensive Drug Treatment Regardless of Blood Pressure Level FMD-J Study (Flow-Mediated Dilation Japan), HYPERTENSION, 70(4), 790-+, 201710
  52. Brachial artery diameter as a marker for cardiovascular risk assessment: FMD-J study, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 268, 92-98, 201801
  53. Chronic kidney disease is associated with vascular smooth muscle dysfunction but not with endothelial dysfunction, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 254, 284-290, 20180301
  54. Interrelationships Among Flow-Mediated Vasodilation, Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation, Baseline Brachial Artery Diameter, Hyperemic Shear Stress, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 7(1), 2017
  55. Reactive hyperemia-peripheral arterial tonometry is useful for assessment of not only endothelial function but also stenosis of the digital artery, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 260, 178-183, 20180601
  56. Endothelial dysfunction, abnormal vascular structure and lower urinary tract symptoms in men and women, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 261, 196-203, 20180615
  57. New assessment of endothelial function measured by short time flow-mediated vasodilation: Comparison with conventional flow-mediated vasodilation measurement, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 265, 24-29, 20180815
  58. Assessment of Lower-limb Vascular Endothelial Function Based on Enclosed Zone Flow-mediated Dilation, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 20180618
  59. Effects of Cerebral Blood Flow and Vessel Conditions on Speech Recognition in Patients With Postlingual Adult Cochlear Implant: Predictable Factors for the Efficacy of Cochlear Implant., Ear and Hearing, 39(3), 540-547, 2018
  60. Endothelial Dysfunction, Increased Arterial Stiffness, and Cardiovascular Risk Prediction in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: FMD-J (Flow-Mediated Dilation Japan) Study A., Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(14), pii: e008588, 2018
  61. Effects of Cerebral Blood Flow and Vessel Conditions on Speech Recognition in Patients With Postlingual Adult Cochlear Implant: Predictable Factors for the Efficacy of Cochlear Implant, EAR AND HEARING, 39(3), 540-547, 2018
  62. Microvascular endothelial function is impaired in patients with idiopathic hyperaldosteronism, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 41(11), 932-938, 201811
  63. Endothelial Dysfunction, Increased Arterial Stiffness, and Cardiovascular Risk Prediction in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: FMD-J (Flow-Mediated Dilation Japan) Study A, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 7(14), 20180717
  64. Effect of short-term colchicine treatment on endothelial function in patients with coronary artery disease, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 281, 35-39, 20190415
  65. Impact of Therapeutic Angiogenesis Using Autologous Bone Marrow-Derived Mononuclear Cells Implantation in Critical Limb Ischemia With Scleroderma - Subanalysis of the Long-Term Clinical Outcomes Survey -, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 83(3), 662-671, 201903
  66. Coffee with a high content of chlorogenic acids and low content of hydroxyhydroquinone improves postprandial endothelial dysfunction in patients with borderline and stage 1 hypertension, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUTRITION, 58(3), 989-996, 201904
  67. Target of Triglycerides as Residual Risk for Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease - Post Hoc Analysis of the FMD-J Study A, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 83(5), 1064-+, 201905
  68. Review of the Long-term Effects of Autologous Bone-Marrow Mononuclear Cell Implantation on Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Critical Limb Ischemia, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20190522
  69. Eplerenone improves endothelial function and arterial stiffness and inhibits Rho-associated kinase activity in patients with idiopathic hyperaldosteronism: a pilot study, JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 37(5), 1083-1095, 201905
  70. Effect of Saxagliptin on Endothelial Function in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Multicenter Study, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20190715
  71. Relationship between home blood pressure and vascular function in patients receiving antihypertensive drug treatment, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 42(8), 1175-1185, 201908
  72. Association of extremely high levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with endothelial dysfunction in men, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LIPIDOLOGY, 13(4), 664-672, 201908
  73. Effects of the Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 Inhibitor Alogliptin on Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 32(7), 695-702, 201907
  74. Relationships Between Calcium Channel Blockers and Vascular Function Tests, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HYPERTENSION, 32(7), 640-648, 201907
  75. Triglycerides and endothelial function: molecular biology to clinical perspective, CURRENT OPINION IN LIPIDOLOGY, 30(5), 364-369, 201910
  76. Diagnostic Criteria of Flow-Mediated Vasodilation for Normal Endothelial Function and Nitroglycerin-Induced Vasodilation for Normal Vascular Smooth Muscle Function of the Brachial Artery, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 9(2), 20200121
  77. Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Autologous Bone Marrow Mononuclear Cell Implantation in Patients With Severe Thromboangiitis Obliterans, CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 84(4), 650-655, 20200401
  78. Non-Invasive Central Venous Pressure Measurement Using Enclosed-Zone Central Venous Pressure (ezCVP (TM)), CIRCULATION JOURNAL, 84(7), 1112-1117, 202007
  79. Increased arterial stiffness and cardiovascular risk prediction in controlled hypertensive patients with coronary artery disease: post hoc analysis of FMD-J (Flow-mediated Dilation Japan) Study A, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 43(8), 781-790, 202008
  80. Hematocrit, hemoglobin and red blood cells are associated with vascular function and vascular structure in men, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20200710
  81. Vascular function is further impaired in subjects aged 80 years or older, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 43(9), 914-921, 202009
  82. Relationship between high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and endothelial function in women: a cross-sectional study, BMJ OPEN, 10(7), 2020
  83. Pre-impaired fasting glucose state is a risk factor for endothelial dysfunction: Flow-mediated Dilation Japan (FMD-J) study, BMJ OPEN DIABETES RESEARCH & CARE, 8(1), 2020
  84. Daily Low-intensity Pulsed Ultrasound Ameliorates Renal Fibrosis and Inflammation in Experimental Hypertensive and Diabetic Nephropathy, HYPERTENSION, 76(6), 1906-1914, 202012
  85. Relationship between cell number and clinical outcomes of autologous bone-marrow mononuclear cell implantation in critical limb ischemia, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20201116
  86. A Comparison of Adrenalectomy and Eplerenone on Vascular Function in Patients with Aldosterone-producing Adenoma, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 105(11), 202011
  87. Endothelial function is preserved in light to moderate alcohol drinkers but is impaired in heavy drinkers in women: Flow-mediated Dilation Japan (FMD-J) study, PLOS ONE, 15(12), 20201203
  88. Low Levels of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Endothelial Function in Subjects without Lipid-Lowering Therapy, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, 9(12), 202012
  89. Association of Body Mass Index with Endothelial Function in Asian Men, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY, 324, 186-192, 20210201
  90. Smoking status and endothelial function in Japanese men, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 20210108
  91. Upstroke Time Is a Useful Vascular Marker for Detecting Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Among Subjects With Normal Ankle-Brachial Index, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 9(23), 20201201
  92. Lower triglyceride levels are associated with better endothelial function, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LIPIDOLOGY, 15(3), 500-511, 2021
  93. Low-intensity pulsed ultrasound decreases major amputation in patients with critical limb ischemia: 5-year follow-up study, PLOS ONE, 16(8), 2021
  94. Volume Elastic Modulus, Vascular Function, and Vascular Structure in Patients with Cardiovascular Risk Factors, JOURNAL OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THROMBOSIS, 28(9), 963-973, 2021
  95. A body shape index is associated with endothelial dysfunction in both men and women, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 11(1), 20210909
  96. Stair climbing activity and vascular function in patients with hypertension, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 44(10), 1274-1282, 202110
  97. Upstroke time as a marker of atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes mellitus who have a normal ankle-brachial index, JOURNAL OF DIABETES AND ITS COMPLICATIONS, 35(11), 202111
  98. Falsely normalized ankle-brachial index despite the presence of lower-extremity peripheral artery disease: two case reports, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL CASE REPORTS, 15(1), 20211217
  99. Vascular Dysfunction Predicts Future Deterioration of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction in Patients with Heart Failure with Mildly Reduced Ejection Fraction, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE, 10(24), 202112
  100. Short stature is associated with low flow-mediated vasodilation in Japanese men, HYPERTENSION RESEARCH, 45(2), 308-314, 20220201

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Impact of underweight, overweight, and obesity on endothelial function: FMD-Japan registry, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Takahiro Harada, Yu Hashimoto, Aya Mizobuchi, Yiming Han, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Ayumu Nakashima, Yukihito Higashi, The 29th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, 2022/10/16, Without Invitation, English, International Society of Hypertension, Kyoto
  2. Association between Upstroke Time at the Ankle and Coronary Artery Disease among Subjects with Normal Ankle-brachial Index, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Masato Kajikawa, Shinji Kishimoto, Takayuki Yamaji, Takahiro Harada, Yu Hashimoto, Farina Yusoff, Yukiko Nakano, Yukihito Higashi, 86th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society, 2022/03/13, Without Invitation, English, Japanese Circulation Society, Web
  3. Heavy drinking impairs the endothelial function in hypertensive patients, 2021/10/15, Without Invitation, Japanese
  4. Relationship between a Body Shape Index and Endothelial Function: FMD-Japan Registry, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Takayuki Yamaji, Takahiro Harada, Yu Hashimoto, Yiming Han, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Ayumu Nakashima, Yukihito Higashi, 86th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society, 2022/03/11, Without Invitation, English, Japanese Circulation Society
  5. Relationship between body mass index and endothelial function in men: FMD-Japan registry, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Yuji Takaeko, Takayuki Yamaji, Takahiro Harada, Yu Hashimoto, Yiming Han, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Ayumu Nakashima, Yukihito Higashi, 85th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society, 2021/03/26, Without Invitation, English, Japanese Circulation Society, Yokohama
  6. Hematocrit and Hemoglobin are Associated with Vascular Function and Vascular Structure in Men, Shinji Kishimoto, Yukihito Higashi, Takahiro Harada, Takayuki Yamaji, Yuji Takaeko, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Haruki Hashimoto, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yasuki Kihara, The 84th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society, 2020/07/27, Without Invitation, English, Japanese Circulation Society, Web
  7. High-normal Triglycerides are Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Haruki Hashimoto, Yuji Takaeko, Takayuki Yamaji, Takahiro Harada, Yu Hashimoto, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Yukihito Higashi, The 84th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Circulation Society, 2020/07/27, Without Invitation, English, Japanese Circulation Society, Web
  8. Association Of Extremely High Levels Of High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol With Endothelial Dysfunction In Men, Takaeko Y, Takaeko Y, Matsui S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Kishimoto S, Hashimoto H, Higashi Y, American Heart Association (AHA) 2019 Scientific Sessions, 2019/11/18, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Pennsylvania, PA
  9. Association Between Endothelial Function Measured by Enclosed Zone Flow-mediated Vasodilation and Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Haruka Morimoto, Haruki Hashimoto, Shogo Matsui, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Yuji Takaeko, Takayuki Yamaji, Takahiro Harada, Takayuki Hidaka, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Toshio Tsuji, Yukihito Higashi, 92th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2019/11/18, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Philadelphia
  10. Eplerenone Improves Vascular Function, Arterial Stiffness and Rho-associated Kinase Activity in Patients with Idiopathic Hyperaldosteronism, Kishimoto S, Kishimoto S, Higashi Y, Yamaji T, Harada T, Takaeko Y, FM Yusoff, Hashimoto H, Matsui S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Kihara Y, American Heart Association (AHA) 2019 Scientific Sessions, 2019/11/16, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Pennsylvania, PA
  11. Nocturia is a Predictor of Cardiovascular Events in the Elderly Population: Two-year Follow-up of Multicenter Observational Study, Matsui S, Matsui S, Higashi Y, Takaeko Y, Hashimoto H, Kishimoto S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Hidaka T, Noma K, Kihara Y, 2019/03/30, Without Invitation, English
  12. Association of Oral Health Based on Tooth Brushing Behavior with Cardiovascular Outcome: Two-year Follow-up Prospective Observational Study, Matsui S, Matsui S, Higashi Y, Takaeko Y, Hashimoto H, Kishimoto S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Hidaka T, Noma K, Kihara Y, 2019/03/30, Without Invitation, English
  13. Coffee with a High Content of Chlorogenic Acids and Low Content of Hydroxyhydroquinone Ameliorates Postprandial Endothelial Dysfunction, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Takayuki Hidaka, Yukiko Nakano, Satoshi Kurisu, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Haruki Hashimoto, Yuji Takaeko, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Takuya Watanabe, Hiroshi Tone, Masanobu Hibi, Noriko Osaki, Yoshihisa Katsuragi, Yukihito Higashi, 2019/03/30, Without Invitation, English
  14. Eplerenone Improves Endothelial Function, Arterial Stiffness and Rho-associated Kinase Activity in Patients with Idiopathic Hyperaldosteronism, Kishimoto S, Higashi Y, Takaeko Y, Farina Mohamad Yusoff,Hashimoto H, Matsui S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Nakashima A,Noma K, Kihara Y, 2019/03/29, Without Invitation, English
  15. Endothelial Function Measured by Enclosed Zone Flow-mediated Vasodilation and Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Haruka Morimoto, Haruki Hashimoto, Shogo Matsui, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Teiji Ukawa, Toshio Tsuji, Yukihito Higashi, 2019/03/29, Without Invitation, English
  16. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men is an Early Phenotype of Endothelial Dysfunction, Matsui S, Higashi Y, Takaeko Y, Hashimoto H, Kishimoto S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Hidaka T, Nakashima A, F.M.Yusoff, Noma K, Kihara Y, AHA 2018 Congress, 2018/11/12, Without Invitation, English, AHA, Chicago
  17. Usefulness of Vascular Function Tests for Cardiovascular Risk Prediction in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease: FMD-J (FlowMediated Dilation Japan) Study A, Maruhashi T, Higashi Y, Kajikawa M, Kishimoto S, Matsui S, Hashimoto H, Takaekou Y, Hidaka T, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Noma K, Tomiyama H, Yamashina A, Takase B, Suzuki T, Kihara Y, AHA 2018 Congress, 2018/11/11, Without Invitation, English, AHA, Chicago
  18. Association of poor tooth brushing behavior with cardiovascular outcome: two-year follow-up prospective observational study, Matsui S, Higashi Y, Takaeko Y, Hashimoto H, Kishimoto S, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Hidaka T, Nakashima A, F.M.Yusoff, Noma K, Kihara Y, AHA 2018 Congress, 2018/11/10, Without Invitation, English, AHA, Chicago
  19. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in men as an early phenotype of endothelial dysfunction, Matsui S, Maruhashi T, Kajikawa M, Kishimoto S, Hashimoto H, Hidaka T, Nakashima A, Noma K, Kihara Y, Higashi Y, Pulse of Asia 2018, 2018/05/19, Without Invitation, English, Pulse of Asia
  20. Novel measurement of Endothelial Function assessed by Short Time Flow-mediated Vasodilation: Comparison with Conventional Flow-mediated Vasodilation, Matsui S, Maruhashi T, Kajikawa M, Kishimoto S, Hashimoto H, Hidaka T, Nakashima A, Noma K, Matsumoto T, Kihara Y, Higashi Y, Pulse of Asia 2018, 2018/05/19, Without Invitation, English, Pulse of Asia
  21. Comparison of Brachial Artery Diameterwith Flow-mediated Vasodilation as VascularMarker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment:FMD-J Study, Maruhasi T, Kajikawa M, KishimotoS, Matsui S, Hashimoto H, Noma K,Tomiyama H, Yamashina A, Kihara Y,Higashi Y, Pulse of Asia 2018, 2018/05/19, Without Invitation, English, Pulse of Asia
  22. A Comparison of Brachial Artery Diameter with Flow-mediated Vasodilation as Vascular Marker for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment: FMD-J Study, Maruhasi T, Kajikawa M, Kishimoto S, Matsui S, Hashimoto H, Noma K, Tomiyama H, Yamashina A, Kihara Y, Higashi Y, 2018/04/14, Without Invitation, Japanese
  23. Enclosed zone flow-mediated vasodilation measured by the mean pressure method is useful for assessment of endothelial function, Kajikawa M, Morimoto H, Matsui S, Oda N, Maruhashi T, Kinoshimoto S, Hashimoto H, Hidaka T, Farina Mohanmad Yusoff, Kihara Y, Noma K, Nakashima A, Hirano H, Ukawa T, Tsuji T, Higashi Y, 2018/03/24, Without Invitation, English
  24. Patients with Diastolic Ventricular Dysfunction and Ventricular Hypertrophy may occur Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction through Endothelial Dysfunction, Kishimoto S, Higashi Y, Maruhashi T, Kajikawa M,Matsui S, Hashimoto H, Hidaka T, Noma K, Kihara Y, 2018/03/24, Without Invitation, English
  25. Impairment of Endothelial Function in Patients Receiving Antihypertensive Drug Treatment Regardless of Blood Pressure Level: FMD-J Study, Maruhashi T, Higashi Y, Iwamoto Y, Kajikawa M, Kishimoto S, Matsui S, Hashimoto H, Hidaka T, Noma K, Tomiyama H, Takase B, Yamashina A, Kihara Y, 2018/03/23, Without Invitation, Japanese
  26. Short Term Colchicine Treatment Improves Endothelial Function in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Masato Kajikawa, Satoshi Kurisu, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Takayuki Hidaka, Yumiko Iwamoto, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Haruki Hashimoto, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Matsushita Akiko, Hirofumi Tomiyama, Shinichiro Ueda, Yukihito Higashi, 90th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2017/11/14, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Anaheim, California
  27. Effect of Coffee with a High Content of Chlorogenic Acids and Low Content of Hydroxyhydroquinone on Postprandial Endothelial Dysfunction, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Takayuki Hidaka, Yukiko Nakano, Satoshi Kurisu, Takeshi Matsumoto, Yumiko Iwamoto, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Haruki Hashimoto, Farina Binti Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Takuya Watanabe, Hiroshi Tone, Masanobu Hibi, Noriko Osaki, Yoshihisa Katsuragi, Yukihito Higashi, 90th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2017/11/12, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Anaheim, California
  28. Vascular function is impaired in subjects with decreased circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Haruki Hashimoto, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Takayuki Hidaka, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Takanori Matsui, Sho-ichi Yamagishi, Yasuki Kihara, 90th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2017/11/12, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Anaheim, California
  29. Endothelial function measured by enclosed zone flow-mediated vasodilation predicts cardiovascular events, Masato Kajikawa, Haruka Morimoto, Nozomu Oda, Naomi Idei, Harutoyo Hirano, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Haruki Hashimoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Teiji Ukawa, Toshio Tsuji, Yukihito Higashi, 90th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2017/11/12, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Anaheim, California
  30. Impaired Endothelial Function in Patients With Hypertension Receiving Antihypertensive Drug Treatment Regardless of Achieved Blood Pressure Level:-FMD-J Study, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yukihito Higashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Masato Kajikawa, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Haruki Hashimoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Farina Mohamad Yusoff, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Yasuki Kihara, American Heart Association, 2017/11/12, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Anaheim, California
  31. Optimal cut-off level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol for normal vascular function in a general population, S. Matsui, Y. Higashi, M. Kajikawa, T. Maruhashi, N. Oda, S. Kishimoto, T. Hidaka, A. Nakashima, K. Noma, Y. Kihara, ESC congress, 2017/08/28, Without Invitation, English, European society of cardiology, Barcelona
  32. Light to moderate alcohol consumption does not alter endothelial function, Oda N, Higashi Y, Maruhashi T, Kajikawa M, Kishimoto S, Matsui S, Iwamoto Y, Hidaka T, Nakashima A, Noma K, Tomiyama H, Takase B, Yamashina A, Kihara Y, American Heart Association 2016, 2016/11/15, Without Invitation, English, New Orleans,USA
  33. A Significant Correlation Between Nitroglycerine-induced Vasodilation in Coronary and Brachial Arteries, Maruhashi T, Higashi Y, Kajikawa M, Nakashima A, Iwamoto Y, Iwamoto A, Oda N, Kishimoto S, Matsui S, Higaki T, Shimonaga T, Watanabe N, Ikenaga H, Hidaka T, Aibara Y, Noma K, Kihara Y, American Heart Association 2016, 2016/11/13, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, New Orleans,USA
  34. Impact of Triglycerides as Residual Risk for Cardiovascular Events on Endothelial Function: FMD-Japan Registry, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Nozomu Oda, Shinji Kishimoto, Shogo Matsui, Takayuki Hidaka, Yasuki Kihara, Kensuke Noma, Ayumu Nakashima, Hirofumi Tomiyama, Bonpei Takase, Akira Yamashina, Yukihito Higashi, The Pulse of Asia 2016 Seoul, 2016/09/25, Without Invitation, English, The Pulse of Asia, Seoul
  35. Vascular Smooth Muscle Function in Coronary and Brachial artery in Patients with Suspected Coroanry Artery Disease, Pulse of Asia 2016 Seoul, 2016/09/25, Without Invitation, English, Pulse of Asia, Seoul
  36. Vascular Function and Rho-associated Kinase Activity in Patients with Idiopathic hyperaldosteronism, Kishimoto S, Higashi Y,Maruhashi T, Kajikawa M, Nakashima A, Iwamoto Y, Iwamoto A, Oda N, Matsui S, Hidaka T, Aibara Y, Noma K, Kihara Y, Pulse of Asia, 2016/09/25, Without Invitation, English, Pulse of Asia, Seoul
  37. Endothelial Function is impaired in Subjects with Increased Serum Triglyceride Levels, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi Iwamoto, Nozomu Oda, Shinji Kishimoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Ayumu Nakashima, Kensuke Noma, Hirofumi Tomiyama, Bonpei Takase, Akira Yamashina, Yasuki Kihara, 2016/03/19, Without Invitation, English
  38. Endothelial Function is Impaired in Subjects with Increased Ratio of Serum Levels of AGEs to Soluble Form of RAGE, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Ayumu Nakashima, Noritaka Fujimura, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi Iwamoto, Nozomu Oda, Shinji Kishimoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Kensuke Noma, Masayoshi Takeuchi, Takanori Matsui, Sho-ichi Yamagishi, Yasuki Kihara, 88th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2015/11/08, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Orlando, Florida
  39. Increased Triglyceride Levels are Associated With Endothelial Dysfunction: FMD-Japan Registry, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi Iwamoto, Nozomu Oda, Shinji Kishimoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Kensuke Noma, Hirofumi Tomiyama, Bonpei Takase, Akira Yamashina, Yasuki Kihara, 88th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2015/11/08, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Orlando, Florida
  40. Endothelial Function Is Impaired in Peripheral Arterial Disease with Borderline Ankle-Brachial Index, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi iwamoto, Takeshi Matsumoto, Nozomu Oda, Takayuki Hidaka, Ayumu Nakashima, Kensuke Noma, Yasuki Kihara, 87th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2014/11/18, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Chicago
  41. Prognostic Value of Combination of Flow-mediated Vasodilation and Nitroglycerine-induced Vasodilation, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi iwamoto, Takeshi Matsumoto, Nozomu Oda, Takayuki Hidaka, Ayumu Nakashima, Kensuke Noma, Yasuki Kihara, 87th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2014/11/17, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Chicago
  42. Endothelial Function Is Impaired in Subjects with Decreased Frequency of Tooth Brushing, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Yukihito Higashi, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi iwamoto, Takeshi Matsumoto, Nozomu Oda, Takayuki Hidaka, Ayumu Nakashima, Kensuke Noma, Yasuki Kihara, 87th Scientific Sessions, American Heart Association, 2014/11/16, Without Invitation, English, American Heart Association, Chicago
  43. Combination of Flow-mediated Vasodilation and Nitroglycerine-induced Vasodilation for Prediction of Cardiovascular Events, Masato Kajikawa, Masato Kajikawa, Tatsuya Maruhashi, Yumiko Iwamoto, Akimichi iwamoto, Takeshi Matsumoto, Takayuki Hidaka, Ayumu Nakashima, Kensuke Noma, Yasuki Kihara, Yukihito Higashi, 6th Pluse of Asia, 2014/06/13, Without Invitation, English, Pluse of Asia, Athens
  44. Endothelial Function Is Impaired in Subjects with Decreased Frequency and Duration of Tooth Brushing, Matsui S, Higashi Y, Kajikawa M, Maruhashi T, Iwamoto A, Oda N, Kishimoto S, Hidaka T, Aibara Y, Nakashima A, Noma K, Kihara Y, Pulse of Asia, Without Invitation, English, Pulse of Asia, Seoul

Awards

  1. 2022/04/01, Best Reviewers of Hypertension Research 2021, Hypertension Research, Best Reviewers of Hypertension Research 2021
  2. 2013/04, Pulse of Asia 2013 Travel Grant, Pulse of Asia
  3. 2016/09/25, The Pulse of Asia 2016 Seoul Outstanding Presentation Award Best Oral Presentation, The Pulse of Asia, Impact of Triglycerides as Residual Risk for Cardiovascular Events on Endothelial Function: FMD-Japan Registry
  4. 2016/09/25, The Pulse of Asia 2016 Travel Grant, The Pulse of Asia

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2020, 2022
  2. 2019, 2021
  3. Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up, Associations between circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor and atherosclerosis, 2016/08/26, 2018/03/31
  4. 2017/11, 2019/11
  5. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2019, 2021