1) Sasaki T, Takeishi Y, Suzuki S, Niizeki T, Kitahara T, Katoh S, Ishino M, Shishido T, Watanabe T, Kubota I. High serum level of neopterin is a risk factor of patients with heart failure. Int J Cardiol. 2010 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print]

2) Kitahara T, Shishido T, Suzuki S, Katoh S, Sasaki T, Ishino M, Nitobe J, Miyamoto T, Miyashita T, Watanabe T, Takeishi Y, Kubota I. Serum midkine as a predictor of cardiac events in patients with chronic heart failure. J Card Fail. 2010;16:308-313.

3) Tamura H, Watanabe T, Hirono O, Nishiyama S, Sasaki S, Shishido T, Miyashita T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Kayama T, Kubota I. Low wall velocity of left atrial appendage measured by trans-thoracic echocardiography predicts thrombus formation caused by atrial appendage dysfunction. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010; 23: 545-552.e1.

4) Arimoto T, Watanabe T, Nitobe J, Kubota I. Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia Induced by Injection of Acetylcholine in the Right Coronary Artery. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol. 2010; 21: 1410-1412.

5) Okuyama H, Hirono O, Ishigaki D, Yuki K, Kubota I. Percutaneous transvenous stent implantation to external iliac vein stenosis in a patient with retroperitoneal fibrosis. Intern Med. 2010; 49: 913-918.

6) Nishiyama S, Watanabe T, Arimoto T, Takahashi H, Shishido T, Miyashita T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Shibata Y, Konta T, Kawata S, Kato T, Fukao A, Kubota I. Trends in Coronary Risk Factors Among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction Over the Last Decade: The Yamagata AMI Registry. Atheroscler Thromb. 2010 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]

7) Tobari H, Arimoto T, Shimojo N, Yuhara K, Noda H, Yamagishi K, Iso H. Physician-Pharmacist Cooperation Program for Blood Pressure Control in Patients With Hypertension: A Randomized-Controlled Trial. Am J Hypertens. 2010 Jul 8. [Epub ahead of print]

8) Hasegawa H, Arimoto T, Iwayama T, Kutsuzawa D, Nishiyama S, Nitobe J, Watanabe T, Sadahiro M, Kubota I. Silent Myocardial Ischemia in Adult Bland-White-Garland Syndrome. Circ J. 2010 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

9) Osaka D, Shibata Y, Abe S, Inoue S, Tokairin Y, Igarashi A, Yamauchi K, Kimura T, Sato M, Kishi H, Takabatake N, Sata M, Watanabe T, Konta T, Kawata S, Kato T, Kubota I. Relationship between habit of cigarette smoking and airflow limitation in healthy Japanese individuals: the Takahata study. Intern Med. 2010;49(15):1489-99.

10) Woo CH, Le NT, Shishido T, Chang E, Lee H, Heo KS, Mickelsen DM, Lu Y, McClain C, Spangenberg T, Yan C, Molina CA, Yang J, Patterson C, Abe JI. Novel role of C terminus of Hsc70-interacting protein (CHIP) ubiquitin ligase on inhibiting cardiac apoptosis and dysfunction via regulating ERK5-mediated degradation of inducible cAMP early repressor. FASEB J. 2010 Aug 19. [in press]

11) Katoh S, Shishido T, Kutsuzawa D, Arimoto T, Netsu S, Funayama A, Ishino M, Niizeki T, Nishiyama S, Takahashi H, Miyashita T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Watanabe T, Kubota I. Iodine-123-metaiodobenzylguanidine imaging can predict future cardiac events in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction. Ann Nucl Med. 2010 Sep 8. [Epub ahead of print]

12) Konta T, Takasaki S, Ichikawa K, Emi M, Toriyama S, Satoh H, Ikeda A, Suzuki K, Mashima Y, Shibata Y, Watanabe T, Kato T, Kawata S, Kubota I. The novel and independent association between single-point SNP of NPHP4 gene and renal function in non-diabetic Japanese population: the Takahata study. J Hum Genet. 2010 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print]

13) Arimoto T, Tada H, Yamasaki H, Igarashi M, Sekiguchi Y, Aonuma K. Unusual Macro-Reentrant Atrial Flutter Because of Extensive Atrial Myocardial Damage in a Seemingly Structurally Normal Heart. Circ J. 2010;74:2474-2476.

14) Sato M, Shibata Y, Kimura T, Yamauchi K, Abe S, Inoue S, Kishi H, Oizumi H, Kubota I. Immunohistochemical staining for transcription factor MafB in alveolar macrophages is correlated with spirometric measures of airflow limitation in smokers. Respirology. 2010 Oct 25. [Epub ahead of print]

15) Bilim O, Takeishi Y, Kitahara T, Ishino M, Sasaki T, Suzuki S, Shishido T, Kubota I. Serum YKL-40 predicts adverse clinical outcomes in patients with chronic heart failure. J Card Fail. 2010 Nov;16(11):873-9.

16) Konta T, Hoshikawa M, Takasaki S, Ichikawa K, Mashima Y, Takahashi T, Abiko H, Masakane I, Matsunaga T, Suzuki M, Degawa N, Kubota I. Patient Survival and the Combination of Vitamin D and Phosphorus Binder in Dialysis. Dialysis Transplant 2010, 39(10): 427-431.

17) 會田康子, 五十嵐朗, 井上純人, 阿部修一, 柴田陽光, 久保田功: 髄膜癌腫症によるGarcin症候群を呈した肺腺癌の1例.日本呼吸器学会雑誌.2010; 48: 66-69.

18) 高崎聡、池田亜美、市川一誠、今田恒夫、久保田功: 食欲不振、倦怠感を呈した急性腎不全の74歳の男性.日内会誌 2010; 99: 1374-1375.

19) Kudo K, Konta T, Mashima Y, Ichikawa K, Takasaki S, Ikeda A, Hoshikawa M, Suzuki K, Shibata Y, Watanabe T, Kato T, Kawata S, Kubota I. The association between renal tubular damage and rapid renal deterioration in the Japanese population: the Takahata study. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2011 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]    
20) Kishi H, Shibata Y, Osaka D, Abe S, Inoue S, Tokairin Y, Igarashi A, Yamauchi K, Kimura T, Sato M, Aida Y, Watanabe T, Konta T, Kawata S, Kato T, Kubota I. FEV(6) and FEV(1)/FEV(6) in Japanese Participants of the Community-Based Annual Health Check: The Takahata Study. Intern Med. 2011;50(2):87-93.

21) Kutsuzawa D, Arimoto T, Watanabe T, Nitobe J, Miyamoto T, Miyashita T, Shishido T, Takahashi H, Nishiyama S, Kubota I. Persistent abnormal value of late potential in brugada syndrome associated with hypokalemia. Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol. 2011;16:104-6.

22) Suzuki S, Shishido T, Ishino M, Katoh S, Sasaki T, Nishiyama S, Miyashita T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Watanabe T, Takeishi Y, Kubota I. 8-Hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine is a prognostic mediator for cardiac event. Eur J Clin Invest. 2011 Jan 25. [Epub ahead of print]

23) Shishido T, Konta T, Nishiyama S, Miyashita T, Miyamoto T, Takasaki S, Nitobe J, Watanabe T, Takeishi Y, Kubota I. Suppressive Effects of Valsartan on Microalbuminuria and CRP in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome (Val-Mets). Clin Exp Hypertens. 2011 Jan 26.

24) Tamura H, Watanabe T, Nishiyama S, Sasaki S, Arimoto T, Takahashi H, Shishido T, Miyashita T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Hirono O, Kubota I. Increased left atrial volume index predicts a poor prognosis in patients with heart failure. J Card Fail. 2011; 17: 210-216.

25) Mashima Y, Konta T, Kudo K, Suzuki K, Ikeda A, Ichikawa K, Shibata Y, Watanabe T, Tamiya G, Kato T, Kawata S, Kubota I. Polymorphism of proinflammatory cytokine genes and albuminuria in the Japanese general population: the Takahata study. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2011 Mar 8. [Epub ahead of print]