Original Papers

  1. Akaishi, M., Asanuma, T., Izumi, C., Iwanaga, S., Kawai, H., Daimon, M., Toide, H., Hashimoto, S., Hayashida, A., Yamada, H.,and Nakatani, S. Guidelines for conducting transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) : Task force for guidelines for conducting TEE: November 15, 2015. J. Echocardiogr. 14: 47-48, 2016.
  2. Altinel K., Hashimoto K., Wei Y., Neuveut C., Gupta I., Suzuki AM., Dos Santos A., Moreau P., Xia T., Kojima S., Kato S., Takikawa Y., Hidaka I., Shimizu M., Matsuura T., Tsubota A., Ikeda H., Nagoshi S., Suzuki H., Michel ML., Samuel D., Buendia MA., Faivre J., and Carninci P. Single-Nucleotide Resolution Mapping of Hepatitis B Virus Promoters in Infected Human Livers and Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Virol. 90: 10811-10822, 2016.
  3. Chiang, SJ., Daimon, M., Miyazaki, S., Kawata, T., Ichikawa-Morimoto, R., Maruyama, M., Ohmura, H., Miyauchi, K., Lee, SL., Daida, H. When and how aortic stenosis is first diagnosed: a single-center observational study. J. Cardiol. 68: 324–328, 2016.
  4. Daikoku, T., Yatomi, Y., and Yumoto, M. Pitch-class distribution modulates the statistical learning of atonal chord sequences. Brain Cogn. 108: 1-10, 2016.
  5. Enooku, K., Uranbileg, B., Ikeda, H., Kurano, M., Sato, M., Kudo, H., Maki, H., Koike, K., Hasegawa, K., Kokudo, N., and Yatomi, Y. Higher LPA2 and LPA6 mRNA levels in hepatocellular carcinoma are associated with poorer differentiation, microvascular invasion and earlier recurrence with higher serum autotaxin levels. PLoS One. 11: e0161825, 2016.
  6. Hirohama, D., Kawakami-Mori, F., Ogura, S., Mu, S., Jimbo, R., Uetake, U., Yatomi, Y., Nangaku, M., Fujita, T., and Shimosawa, T. Renal Denervation Improves Cardiac Diastolic Dysfunction by Restoring Serca2a Transcription in Uninephrectomized Rats. J. Hypertens. (Los Angel) 5: 225. doi:10.4172/2167-1095.1000225, 2016.
  7. Hirokawa, M., Daimon, M., Lee, S.L., Nakao, T., Kawata, T., Kimura, K., Kato, T.S., Mizuno, Y., Watanabe, M., Yatomi, Y., Yamazaki, T., and Komuro, I. Early menopause does not influence left ventricular diastolic dysfunction: A clinical observational study in healthy subjects. J. Cardiol. 68: 548–553, 2016.
  8. Ishikawa, R., Amano, Y., Kawakami, M., Sunohara, M., Watanabe, K., Kage, H., Ohishi, N., Yatomi, Y., Nakajima, J., Fukayama, M., Nagase, T., and Takai, D. The chimeric transcript RUNX1-GLRX5: a biomarker for good postoperative prognosis in stage IA non-small cell lung cancer. Jpn. J. Clin. Oncol. 46: 185-189, 2016.
  9. Kimura, K., Morita, H., Daimon, M., Horio, M., Kawata, T., Nakao, T., Hirokawa, M., Kitao, R., Watanabe, D., Komori, T., Nagata, T., Takeda, S., Komaki, H., Segawa, K., Nakajima, T., Takenaka, K., and Komuro, I. Utility of Cystatin C for Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate in Patients With Muscular Dystrophy. Int. Heart J. 57: 386-388, 2016.
  10. Komeno, Y., Uchida, N., Sato, Y., Uryu, H., Iwata, Y., Masuda, A., Iihara, K., Yatomi, Y., Taniguchi, S., and Ryu, T. Bosutinib as the fourth-line therapy for a patient with T315I-positive lymphoid blastic phase chronic myeloid leukemia. Oncology Letters, in press.
  11. Kurano, M., Hara, M., Nojiri, T., Ikeda, H., Tsukamoto, K., and Yatomi, Y. Resveratrol exerts a biphasic effect on apolipoprotein M. Br. J. Pharmacol. 173: 222-233, 2016.
  12. Kurano, M., Tsukamoto, K., Kamitsuji, S., Kamatani, N., Hara, M., Ishikawa, T., Kim B.J., Moon S., Kim Y.J., and Teramoto, T. Genome-wide association study of serum lipids confirms previously reported, associations as well as new associations of common SNPs within PCSK7 gene with triglyceride. J. Hum. Genet. 61: 427-433, 2016.
  13. Lee, SL., Daimon, M., Nakao, T., Singer, DE., Shinozaki, T., Kawata, T., Kimura, K., Hirokawa, M.,@Kato, TS., Mizuno, Y., Watanabe, M., Yatomi, Y., Yamazaki, .T, and Komuro, I. Factors Influencing Left Atrial Volume in a Population with Preserved Ejection Fraction: Left Ventricular Diastolic Dysfunction or Clinical Factors?@J. Cardiol. 68: 275–281, 2016.
  14. Lee, SL., Daimon, M., Di, Tullio, MR., Homma, S., Nakao, T., Kawata, T., Kimura, K., Shinozaki, T., Hirokawa, M., Kato, T.S., Mizuno, Y., Watanabe, M., Yatomi, Y., Yamazaki, T., and Komuro, I. Relationship of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function to Obesity and Overweight in a Japanese Population With Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction. Circ. J. 80: 1951-1956, 2016.
  15. Morita, K., Nakamura, F., Taoka, K., Satoh, Y., Iizuka, H., Masuda, A., Seo, S., Nannya, Y., Yatomi, Y., and Kurokawa M. Incidentally-detected t(9;22)(q34;q11)/BCR-ABL1- positive clone developing into chronic phase chronic myeloid leukaemia after four years of dormancy. Br. J. Haematol. 174: 815-817, 2016.
  16. Nagura, Y., Tsuno, NH., Kano, K., Inoue, A., Aoki, J., Hirowatari, Y., Kaneko, M., Kurano, M., Matsuhashi, M., Ohkawa, R., Tozuka, M., Yatomi, Y., and Okazaki, H. Regulation of the lysophosphatidylserine and sphingosine 1-phosphate levels in autologous whole blood by the pre-storage leukocyte reduction. Transfus Med. 26: 365-372, 2016.
  17. Nishimura, Y., Kawakubo, Y., Suga, M., Hashimoto, K., Takei, Y., Takei, K., Inoue, H., Yumoto, M., Takizawa, R., and Kasai, K. Familial Influences on Mismatch Negativity and Its Association with Plasma Glutamate Level: A Magnetoencephalographic Study in Twins. Mol. Neuropsychiatry 2:161-172, 2016.
  18. Otsuka, A., Yumoto, M., Kuriki, S., Hotehama, T., and Nakagawa, S. Frequency characteristics of neuromagnetic auditory steady-state responses to sinusoidally amplitude-modulated sweep tones. Clin. Neurophysiol. 127: 790-802, 2016.
  19. Sato M, Ikeda H, Uranbileg B, Kurano M, Saigusa D, Aoki J, Maki H, Kudo H, Hasegawa K, Kokudo N, Yatomi Y. Sphingosine kinase-1, S1P transporter spinster homolog 2 and S1P2 mRNA expressions are increased in liver with advanced fibrosis in human. Sci. Rep. 6: 32119. , 2016.
  20. Sato, M., Ohkawa, R., Yoshimoto, A., Yano, K., Ichimura, N, Nishimori, M., Okubo, S., Yatomi, Y., and Tozuka, M. Effects of serum amyloid A on the structure and antioxidant ability of high-density lipoprotein. Biosci. Rep. 36: e00369, 2016.
  21. Shimizu, M., Furuichi, K., Toyama, T., Yamahana, J., Ohkawa, R., Igarashi, K., Aoki, J., Kaneko, S., Yatomi, Y., and Wada, T. Serum autotaxin levels are associated with proteinuria and kidney lesions in Japanese type 2 diabetic patients with biopsy-proven diabetic nephropathy. Internal Medicine 55: 215-221, 2016.
  22. Shinohara, K., Hamasaki, N., Takagi, Y., Yatomi, Y., Kikuchi, H., Hosogaya, S., Kawai, Y., Miyachi, H., Kaneko, K., Miyajima, Y., Matsumoto, H., Yamamoto, Y., Iwagami, M., Osawa, S., Umeda, M., Koide, H., Yoshimura, D., and Kato, H. Multi-analyte conventional reference material (MacRM): a useful tool for nationwide standardization of laboratory measurements for medical care (a model study in Japan). Clin. Chem. 62: 392-406, 2016.
  23. Shukuya, K., Ogura, S., Tokuhara, Y., Okubo, S., Yatomi, Y., Tozuka, M., and Shimosawa, T. Novel Round Cells in Urine Sediment and Their Clinical Implications Clin. Chim. Acta. 457: 142-149, 2016.
  24. Soroida, Y., Sato, M., Hikita, H., Hagiwara, S., Sato, M., Gotoh, H., Kato, S., Iwai, T., Yamazaki, T., Yatomi, Y., Sasano, T., and Ikeda, H. Pancreatic cysts in general population on ultrasonography: Prevalence and development of risk score. J. Gastroenterol. 51: 1133-1140, 2016.
  25. Suga, M., Nishimura, Y., Kawakubo, Y., Yumoto, M., and Kasai, K. MEG recording of auditory mismatch negativity in response to duration and frequency deviants in a single session in patients with schizophrenia. Psychiatry Clin. Neurosci. 70: 295-302, 2016.
  26. Tokushige, S., Terao, Y., Uchio, N., Tsuji, S., and Yumoto, M. Adult onset ictal aphasia with epileptic discharges in Broca's and Wernicke's areas. Clin. Neurophysiol. 127: 1754-1756, 2016.
  27. Uranbileg, B., Ikeda, H., Kurano, M., Enooku, K., Sato, M., Saigusa, D., Aoki, J., Ishizawa, T., Hasegawa, K., Kokudo, N., and Yatomi, Y. Increased mRNA Levels of Sphingosine Kinases and S1P Lyase and Reduced Levels of S1P Were Observed in Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Association with Poorer Differentiation and Earlier Recurrence. PLoS One. 11: e0149462, 2016.
  28. Yoshikawa, N., Masuda, A., Jona, M., Okubo, S., Nannya, Y., Yokota, H., Kurokawa, M., and Yatomi, Y. Evaluation of Immature Platelet Fraction Measurements Using a Automated Hematology Analyzer, Sysmex XN. Rinsho Byori (The official journal of Japanese Society of Laboratory Medicine) 64: 1220-1228, 2016.


  1. Nakao, T., Morita, H. Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Patients With Acute
    Myocardial Infarction. Int Heart J. 57: 659-660, 2016.
  2. Ogura,S., Latapati, R., Shimosawa, T. and Nakayama, T. Vascular Inflammation and Hypertension. Austin J. Cardiovasc. Dis. Atherosclerosis 3: 1017, 2016.
  3. Uetake, U., Akabayashi, A., and Yatomi, Y. Environment for Research Ethics in Japan. Clinical Case Reports, Research & Trials 1: 1-4, 2016.
  4. Xu, B., Daimon, M. Cardiac aging phenomenon and its clinical features by echocardiography. J. Echocardiogr. 14: 139–145, 2016.


  1. Yumoto, M., and Daikoku, T. Auditory System Basic Function. Clinical Applications of Magnetoencephalography (eds., Tobimatsu, S., and Kakigi, R.) pp. 97-112, Springer Japan, Tokyo. 2016.

International Conference Presentations

  1. Hisasue, N., Kurano, M., Morimoto, Y., Tsuneyama, K., Kubota, T., Yatomi, Y. Detection and Regulation of Apolipoprotein M in Central Nervous System. The 32nd World Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science 2016 IFBLS. 2016. 8. 31 - 9 .4. Kobe, Japan.
  2. Kawata, T., Daimon, M., Kimura, K., Nakao, T., Hirokawa, M., Watanabe, M., Yatomi, Y., and Komuro, I. Tissue Doppler derived right ventricular isovolumic contraction velocity predicts prognosis in advanced heart failure patients with dilated cardiomyopathy. Heart Failure 2016. 2016. 5. 21 - 24. Florence, Italy.
  3. Kume, Y., Takahashi, M., Ono, Y., Jyouna, M., Ookubo, S., Kurano, M., and Yatomi., Y. The Interference of Hydroxyurea in the Measurement for Plasma Glucose by Glucose Oxidase Hydrogen Peroxide Electrode Method. The 32nd World Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science 2016 IFBLS. 2016. 8. 31 - 9 . 4. Kobe, Japan.
  4. Kobayashi, T., Kurano, M., Nojiri, T., Ohkawa, R., Tozuka, M., Okubo, S., and Yatomi, Y. Oxidation and Glycation Modulate HDL Capacity to Carry Sphingosine 1-Phosphate, an Anti-Atherosclerotic Bioactive Lipid. The 32nd World Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Science 2016 IFBLS. 2016. 8. 31 - 9 .4. Kobe, Japan.
  5. Mori, E., Tobita, A, Shimosaka, H., Okubo, S., Kurano, M., Ikeda, H., and Yatomi, Y. Evaluation of TSH, FT4 and FT3 assay using a novel automated analyzer for chemiluminescent enzyme immunoassay (AIA-CL2400).68th American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Scientific Meeting. 2016. 7. 31-8. 4. Philadelhpia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  6. Mori,E., Kurano, M., Tobita, A., Shimosaka, H., Okubo,S., and Yatomi, Y. Identification of association of squamous cell carcinoma antigen with IgA. The 32nd World Congress of the International Federation od Biomedical Laboratory Science. 2016. 8. 31 - 9. 4. Kobe, Japan.
  7. Takahashi, C., Kurano, M., Nishikawa, M., and Yatomi, Y. Carrier-dependent Effects of Sphingosine 1-phosphate on Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Expression in Adipocytes. The 9th Congress of the Asia Pacific Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis.2016. 10. 6 - 9. Taipei, China.
  8. Takahashi, C., Kurano, M., Nishikawa, M., Kano, K., Dohi, T., Miyauchi, K., Daida, H., Shimizu, T., Aoki, J., and Yatomi, Y. Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Possesses the Carrier-dependent Effects on the Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1 Expression in Adipocytes. AHA Scientific Sessions 2016. 2016. 11. 12 - 16. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  9. Yamauchi, H., Nawata, K., Nakao, T., Daimon, M., Kawata, T., Hirokawa, M., Kinoshita, O., Itoda, Y., Kimura, M., Komuro, I., and Ono, M. Long-Term Outcomes and Aortic Valve Motion After Reimplantation Techniques of Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement, Using Grafts With Pseudosinuses of Valsalva. American College of Cardiology 65st Annual Scientific Session. 2016. 4. 2 - 4. Chicago, U.S.A.
  10. Yatomi, Y., Kurano, M., Ikeda, H., and Aoki, J. The laboratory medicine of lysophospholipids. Korea-Japan Bioactive Lipid Joint Symposium. 2016. 5. 11 - 13. Jeju Island, South Korea.
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