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Hiroaki Shimokawa

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine

Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Kyushu University




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  • Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. 2000 - 2004
  • Research Institute of Angiocardiology, Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan. 1999 - 2003


  1. Hydrogen peroxide as an endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor. Shimokawa, H., Matoba, T. Pharmacol. Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
  2. Propagermanium suppresses macrophage-mediated formation of coronary arteriosclerotic lesions in pigs in vivo. Shimokawa, H., Eto, Y., Miyata, K., Morishige, K., Kandabashi, T., Matsushima, K., Takeshita, A. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  3. Rho-kinase as a novel therapeutic target in treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Shimokawa, H. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  4. Anti-anginal effect of fasudil, a Rho-kinase inhibitor, in patients with stable effort angina: a multicenter study. Shimokawa, H., Hiramori, K., Iinuma, H., Hosoda, S., Kishida, H., Osada, H., Katagiri, T., Yamauchi, K., Yui, Y., Minamino, T., Nakashima, M., Kato, K. J. Cardiovasc. Pharmacol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. Long-term inhibition of Rho-kinase induces a regression of arteriosclerotic coronary lesions in a porcine model in vivo. Shimokawa, H., Morishige, K., Miyata, K., Kandabashi, T., Eto, Y., Ikegaki, I., Asano, T., Kaibuchi, K., Takeshita, A. Cardiovasc. Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  6. Beneficial effects of eicosapentaenoic acid on endothelial vasodilator functions in animals and humans. Shimokawa, H. World. Rev. Nutr. Diet (2001) [Pubmed]
  7. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of coronary artery spasm: lessons from animal models. Shimokawa, H. Jpn. Circ. J. (2000) [Pubmed]
  8. Rho-kinase-mediated pathway induces enhanced myosin light chain phosphorylations in a swine model of coronary artery spasm. Shimokawa, H., Seto, M., Katsumata, N., Amano, M., Kozai, T., Yamawaki, T., Kuwata, K., Kandabashi, T., Egashira, K., Ikegaki, I., Asano, T., Kaibuchi, K., Takeshita, A. Cardiovasc. Res. (1999) [Pubmed]
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