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2) Watanabe T, Kubota I. [idiopathic cardiomyopathy]. Nippon Naika Gakkai Zasshi. 2011;100:646-650

3) Mashima Y, Konta T, Kudo K, Takasaki S, Ichikawa K, Suzuki K, Shibata Y, Watanabe T, Kato T, Kawata S, Kubota I. Increases in urinary albumin and beta2-microglobulin are independently associated with blood pressure in the japanese general population: The takahata study. Hypertens Res. 2011;34:831-835

4) Aida Y, Shibata Y, Osaka D, Abe S, Inoue S, Fukuzaki K, Tokairin Y, Igarashi A, Yamauchi K, Nemoto T, Nunomiya K, Kishi H, Sato M, Watanabe T, Konta T, Kawata S, Kato T, Kubota I. The relationship between serum uric acid and spirometric values in participants in a health check: The takahata study. Int J Med Sci. 2011;8:470-478

5) Shibata Y, Watanabe T, Osaka D, Abe S, Inoue S, Tokairin Y, Igarashi A, Yamauchi K, Kimura T, Kishi H, Aida Y, Nunomiya K, Nemoto T, Sato M, Konta T, Kawata S, Kato T, Kayama T, Kubota I. Impairment of pulmonary function is an independent risk factor for atrial fibrillation: The takahata study. Int J Med Sci. 2011;8:514-522

6) Funayama A, Shishido T, Netsu S, Ishino M, Sasaki T, Katoh S, Takahashi H, Arimoto T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Watanabe T, Kubota I. Serum pregnancy-associated plasma protein a in patients with heart failure. J Card Fail. 2011;17:819-826

7) Kimura T, Shibata Y, Yamauchi K, Igarashi A, Inoue S, Abe S, Fujita K, Uosaki Y, Kubota I. Oxidized phospholipid, 1-palmitoyl-2-(9'-oxo-nonanoyl)-glycerophosphocholine (pon-gpc), produced in the lung due to cigarette smoking, impairs immune function in macrophages. Lung. 2011

8) Funayama A, Watanabe T, Tamabuchi T, Otaki Y, Netsu S, Hasegawa H, Honda S, Ishino M, Arimoto T, Takahashi H, Shishido T, Miyamoto T, Nitobe J, Kubota I. Elevated cystatin c levels predict the incidence of vasospastic angina. Circ J. 2011;75:2439-2444

9) Arimoto T, Watanabe T, Nitobe J, Iwayama T, Kutsuzawa D, Miyamoto T, Miyashita T, Shishido T, Takahashi H, Nozaki N, Fukui A, Kubota I. Difference of clinical course after catheter ablation of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia between younger and older patients: Atrial vulnerability predicts new onset of atrial fibrillation. Intern Med. 2011;50:1649-1655