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Ozaki Y.,Fujita Health University Hospital
Circulation Journal | Year: 2012

The Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) was held in Munich from the 26th to 29th of August 2012. The daily attendance ranged from 26,600 to 27,407 up to the 28th and several important issues were presented and discussed, including antiplatelet therapy for acute coronary syndrome (TRILOGY ACS), transcatheter aortic valve implantation, renal denervation, novel oral anticoagulants for atrial fibrillation (AFib), AFib ablation, the impact of the Great East Japan Earthquake on cardiovascular disease, management of vasospastic angina, plaque rupture and erosion (ESC-JCS [Japanese Circulation Society] joint session), heart failure, and FFR-guided percutaneous coronary intervention outcome. Three ESC "GOLD MEDALS" were awarded, including one to Professor Ryozo Nagai, the first Asian to receive this award. The ESC meeting has become one of the most important for updating not only general cardiologists' education but also specialists' expertise. Japan topped the number of abstracts submitted to ESC 2012 (>1,200 abstracts), while the ESC would like to establish a strong collaboration with the Japanese Cardiology Society. Relations between ESC and JCS will become closer and more favorable year by year.

Kaneka Corporation and Fujita Health University Hospital | Date: 2013-10-22

An object is to provide a material capable of removing A from a body fluid efficiently and use of the material, which are developed for the purpose of establishing a therapeutic or preventive method for Alzheimers disease. Provided is an amyloid protein remover, containing a carrier made of any one material selected from the group consisting of cellulose, silica, polyvinyl alcohol, and activated carbon, wherein the carrier does not have an alkyl chain on the surface thereof or has an alkyl chain having 1 to 18 carbon atoms on the surface thereof.

The present invention relates to an isolated antibody against HER1, an isolated antibody against CD147, an isolated antibody against CD73, and an isolated antibody against EpCAM; reagents and compositions including said antibodies; and uses of said reagents, compositions, and antibodies. The present invention also relates to nucleic acids and vectors expressing said antibodies. The invention further relates to transformants comprising said nucleic acids or vectors.

Perseus Inc. and Fujita Health University Hospital | Date: 2013-05-10

To provide a method for detecting cellular DNA damage by specifically recognizing molecules responsive to DNA strand breaks. A method for detecting DNA damage in cells, which comprises administering in vivo, to cells, an antibody against a cell membrane surface antigen that is expressed in cells undergoing DNA strand breaks to a greater extent than in cells not undergoing DNA strand breaks in an environment that causes DNA damage, and analyzing the expression status of the cell membrane surface antigen.

Muramatsu T.,Fujita Health University Hospital | Ozaki Y.,Fujita Health University Hospital
Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society | Year: 2014

The Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) was held in Barcelona from 30th August to 3rd September 2014. More than 30,300 attendees from around the world shared the latest original research, including 27 clinical Hot Line studies, 12 basic science Hot Lines, 15 clinical trial updates, 19 registry studies, and 4,597 abstracts. Many important issues were presented, including novel treatment strategies for heart failure, acute coronary syndrome, interventional treatment for structural heart disease, renal denervation, novel anticoagulant therapies, atrial fibrillation and so on. In addition, 5 new ESC clinical practice guidelines (ie, myocardial revascularization, non-cardiac surgery, acute pulmonary embolism, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and aortic disease) were launched. It should be noted that Japan has recently been ranked in the top position in terms of the number of abstract submissions. Based on these activities, the ESC Congress has been recognized as the dominant scientific and educational forum for healthcare professionals in cardiology. We report the highlights and several key presentations of the ESC Congress 2014. The scientific activities and growing contributions of Japanese cardiologists or cardiovascular surgeons enhance the favorable relationship between the ESC and the Japanese Circulation Society.

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