UNEXEF Papers list: 2018.01 update
No. Title Publisher first author
1 Effects of azelnidipine on the autonomic functions and its influence on arterial stiffness and endothelial functions J Cardiol. 2008 Apr;51(2):114-20. Jiko Yamada
2 The relationships of cardiovascular disease risk factors to flow-mediated dilatation in Japanese subjects free of cardiovascular disease. Hypertens Res. 2008 Nov;31(11):2019-25. Hirofumi Tomiyama
3 Flow-Mediated Vasodilation as a Diagnostic Modality for Vascular Failure Hypertens Res. 2008 Dec;31(12):2105-13. Teruo INOUE
4 Dietary Phosphorus Acutely Impairs Endothelial Function JASN July 2009 vol. 20 no. 7 1504-1512 Emi Shuto
5 Non-Invasive Vascular Function Tests: Their Pathophysiological Background and Clinical Application Circ J 2010; 74:24-33 Hirofumi Tomiyama
6 Relationship of Insulin Resistance to Macroand Microvasculature Reactivity in Hypertension Am J Hypertens (2010) 23 (5): 495-500  Masanobu Yoshida
7 The Importance of Assessment of Endothelial Function According to the Time Course of Flow-mediated Dilation of the Brachial Artery Journal of Nippon Medical School
Vol. 77 (2010) No. 1 P 59-61 
Kentaro Watanabe
8 Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate is inversely associated with sex-dependent diverse carotid atherosclerosis regardless of endothelial function Atherosclerosis. 2010 Sep;212(1):310-5. Sumiko Yoshidaa
9 Nitrate tolerance as a possible cause of multidrug-resistant coronary artery spasm. Int Heart J. 2010 May;51(3):211-3. Yoshinobu Morikawa
10 Effects of Long Time Intake Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA) on Brachial Endothelial Function in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease J Cardiol Jpn Ed 2010; 5: 102 – 110 Kentarou Matsumura
11 Decreased plasma level of vitamin C in chronic kidney disease:comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic patients Nephrol Dial Transplant.
(2011) 26 (4): 1252-1257.
Nobuyuki Takahashi
12 Bosentan ameliorated exercise-induced pulmonary arterial hypertension complicated with systemic sclerosis. Internal Medicine
Vol. 49 (2010) No. 21 P 2309-2312 
Shusuke Yagi
13 Oral glucose loading attenuates endothelial function in normal individual Eur J Clin Invest 2011; 41 (5): 465–473 Kentaro Watanabe
14 Flow-mediated dilatation identifies impaired endothelial function in patients with sleep apnea syndrome FUKUSHIMA JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
Vol. 56 (2010) No. 2 P 115-120 
Yoshihisa, Akiomi
15 Comparative study between high-dose fluvastatin and lowdose fluvastatin and ezetimibe with regard to the effect on endothelial function in diabetic patients Endocrine Journal
Vol. 58 (2011) No. 3 P 171-175 
Yoshiaki Kawagoe
16 Effects of Warm Bathing in Combination with Exercise on Endothelial Function in the Community-dwelling Elderly with Coronary Risk Factors The Journal of Japanese Physical Therapy Association 38(2), 105-113, 2011-04-20 Yuko Tnaka
17 Relationships Among Hyperuricemia, Metabolic Syndrome, and Endothelial Function Am J Hypertens. 2011 Jul;24(7):770-4 Hirofumi Tomiyama
18 Impact of Hypertriglyceridemia on Endothelial Dysfunction During Statin  Ezetimibe Therapy in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease Am J Cardiol. 2011 Aug 1;108(3):333-9. Kei Yunoki
19 Ezetimibe improves postprandial hyperlipemia and  its induced endothelial dysfunction Atherosclerosis. 2011 Aug;217(2):486-91. Kei Yunoki
20 Flow-mediated dilation is associated with microalbuminuria independent of cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes - interrelations with arterial thickness and stiffness. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2011;18(9):744-52. Hiroki Yokoyama
21 Prevalence of H. pylori infection in patients with coronary artery disease and improvement of vascular endothelial function after eradication of H. pylori : assessment by flow-mediated vasodilatation (FMD) Journal of the Japanese Coronary Association 17(2), 84-93 Kentarou Matsumura
22 Arterial Vasoconstriction Mediated by Cuff Inflation Affects the Test-retest Reliabilities of Percent Flow-mediated Dilation J Jpn Coll Angiol, 2011, 51: 203–208 Hisako Okumura
23 Rho-Associated Kinase Activity, Endothelial Function, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
2011 Oct;31(10):2353-9. 
Junko Soga
24 Differential effects of organic nitrates on arterial diameter among healthy Japanese participants with different mitochondrial aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 genotypes: randomised crossover trial BMJ Open. 2011 Jul 18;1(1):e000133. Satoko Sakata
25 Effect of Repeated Sauna Treatment on Exercise Tolerance and Endothelial Function in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure Am J Cardiol. 2012 Jan 1;109(1):100-4. Takashi Ohori
26 Effect of 3-Month Repeated Administration of Miglitol on Vascular Endothelial Function in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus and Coronary Artery Disease Am J Cardiol. 2012 Jan 1;109(1):42-6.  Takuo Emoto
27 Ezetimibe monotherapy ameliorates vascular function in patients with hypercholesterolemia through decreasing oxidative stress. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2011;18(12):1080-9. Hirotsugu Kurobe
28 Modified resveratrol Longevinex improves endothelial function in adults with metabolic syndrome receiving standard treatment Nutr Res. 2011 Nov;31(11):842-7. Keisuke Fujitakaa
29 Masked Hypertension, Endothelial Dysfunction, and Arterial Stiffness in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:A Pilot Study Am J Hypertens. 2012 Feb;25(2):165-70.  Kageumi Takeno
30 Association of endothelial and vascular smooth muscle dysfunction with cardiovascular risk factors, vascular complications, and subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetic patients J Atheroscler Thromb. 2012;19(3):276-84. Naoya Kawano
31 Possible association between non-invasive parameter of flow-mediated dilatation in brachial artery and whole coronary plaque vulnerability in patients with coronary artery disease Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 1;166(3):613-20. Takahiro Sawada
32 Mineralocorticoid receptor blocker eplerenone improves endothelial function and inhibits Rho-associated kinase activity in patients with hypertension. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Feb;91(2):289-97 N Fujimura
33 Repeated sauna therapy improves myocardial perfusion in patients with chronically occluded coronary artery-related ischemia Int J Cardiol. 2013 Jul 15;167(1):237-43. Mitsuo Sobajima
34 The time course of flow-mediated vasodilation and endothelial dysfunction in patients with a cardiovascular risk factor J Am Soc Hypertens. 2012 Mar-Apr;6(2):109-16. Tomoyuki Kabutoya
35 Clinical significance of flow-mediated dilation, brachial intima-media thickness and pulse wave velocity in patients with and without coronary artery disease. Circ J. 2012;76(6):1469-75. Rie Koyoshi
36 Ezetimibe improves endothelial function and inhibits Rho-kinase activity associated with inhibition of cholesterol absorption in humans. Circ J. 2012;76(8):2023-30. Kotaro Nochioka
37 Association Between Diabetic Retinopathy and Flow-Mediated Vasodilation in Type 2 DM Curr Eye Res. 2012 May;37(5):446-51. Kenji Sogawa
38 Seasonal variation of endothelium-dependent flow-mediated vasodilation measured in the same subjects. Am J Cardiovasc Dis. 2012;2(2):111-5. Masako Iwata
39 Aggressive Blood Pressure–Lowering Therapy Guided by Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Improves Target Organ Damage in Hypertensive
Patients With Type 2 Diabetes/Prediabetes
J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2012 Jul;14(7):422-8.  Kazuo Eguchi
40 A multicenter study design to assess the clinical usefulness of semi-automatic measurement of flow-mediated vasodilatation of the brachial artery. Int Heart J. 2012;53(3):170-5 Hirofumi Tomiyama
41 Hyperbilirubinemia, Augmentation of Endothelial Function, and Decrease in Oxidative Stress in Gilbert Syndrome Circulation. 2012 Jul 31;126(5):598-603. Tatsuya Maruhashi
42 Intima-Media Thickness of Brachial Artery, Vascular Function, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
2012 Sep;32(9):2295-303.
Yumiko Iwamoto
43 Sitagliptin improves vascular endothelial function in Japanese type 2 diabetes patients without cardiovascular disease Journal of Diabetes Mellitus 2 (2012) 338-345 Kazunari Suzuki
44 The effects of postprandial glucose and insulin levels on postprandial endothelial function in subjects with normal glucose tolerance Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2012 Aug 14;11:98. Kazunari Suzuki
45 Effects of Radium Hot Spring Bathing on Flow-mediated Dilation, Physiologic Values, and Subjective Feeling Niigata Medical Society 126(4), 217-226, 2012-04  Masao Hirayama
46 Curcumin ingestion and exercise training improve vascular endothelial function in postmenopausal women Nutr Res. 2012 Oct;32(10):795-9. Nobuhiko Akazawa
47 The Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor Sitagliptin Improves Vascular Endothelial Function in Type 2 Diabetes J Korean Med Sci. 2012 Nov;27(11):1364-1370.  Yoshiaki Kubota
48 Impaired Systemic Vascular Endothelial Function in Patients with Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion Curr Eye Res. 2013 Jan;38(1):114-8. Ichiro Tanano
49 Simultaneous Heart Rate Variability Monitoring Enhances the Predictive Value of Flow-Mediated Dilation in Ischemic Heart Disease Circ J. 2013;77(4):1018-25. Shogo Watanabe
50 Aerobic interval exercise training in the afternoon reduces attacks of coronary spastic angina in conjunction with improvement in endothelial function, oxidative stress, and inflammation. Coron Artery Dis. 2013 May;24(3):177-82. Yoshinobu Morikawa
51 Impact of adaptive servo-ventilation on cardiovascular function and prognosis in heart failure patients with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction and sleep-disordered breathing. Eur J Heart Fail. 2013 May;15(5):543-50. Akiomi Yoshihisa
52 Alogliptin ameliorates postprandial lipemia and postprandial endothelial dysfunction in nondiabetic subjects: a preliminary report Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2013 Jan 9;12:8.  Yoko Noda
53 A decreased level of serum soluble klotho is an independent biomarker associated with arterial stiffness in patients with chronic kidney disease. PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e56695. Masashi Kitagawa
54 Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation for Assessment of Vascular Function : A Comparison With Flow-Mediated Vasodilation Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol.
2013 Jun;33(6):1401-8.
Tatsuya Maruhashi
55 Differences in Body Temperature Variability Between Subjects With and Without Diabetes and Predictive Value for Cardiovascular Events. Circ J. 2013;77(7):1844-53. Eisuke Amiya
56 Clinical correlation of brachial artery flow-mediated dilation in patients with systemic sclerosis Mod Rheumatol. 2014 Jan;24(1):106-11. Takehiro Takahashi
57 Simultaneous assessment of endothelial function and morphology in the brachial artery using a new semiautomatic ultrasound system Hypertens Res. 2013 Aug;36(8):691-7 Tomokazu Iguchi
58 Combined examination of glyceryl trinitrate-mediated vascular dilation with flow-mediated vascular dilation is essential for assessment of vascular function in type 2 diabetes. Journal of Diabetes Investigation
2013 May 6;4(3):304-9
Machi Furuta
59 Presence of desaturated hemoglobin enhances the contribution of blood cells to flow-mediated dilation in subjects with systemic sclerosis Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 3;168(3):3125-7.  Eisuke Amiya
60 The Apolipoprotein B/A1 Ratio is Associated with Reactive Oxygen Metabolites and Endothelial Dysfunction in Statin-Treated Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2013 Jul 30;20(7):623-9.  Takuo Emoto
61 Aliskiren, a Direct Renin Inhibitor, Improves Vascular Endothelial Function in Patients on Hemodialysis Independent of Antihypertensive Effect 〜 a Pilot Study 〜 Kidney Blood Press Res. 2013;37(2-3):190-8. Hidekazu Moriya
62 Anti-sympathetic action enhances statin's pleiotropic effects: the combined effect of rosuvastatin and atenolol on endothelial function. Int Angiol 2014;33:27-34 Bonpei Takase
63 Day−to−day variabiIity of brachial artery flow−mediated vasodilatation in different cardiovascular risk factors or diseases JJCR 18(2):231−235,2013 Bonpei Takase
64 Does smoking cessation with varenicline worsen vascular endothelial function? BMJ Open. 2013 Jun 21;3(6). Akira Umeda
65 Masked Hypertension Defined by Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Is Associated With Impaired Flow-Mediated Vasodilatation in Patients With Cardiovascular Risk Factors J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich).2013;15:630–636 Tomoyuki Kabutoya
66 Pitavastatin subacutely improves endothelial function and reduces inflammatory cytokines and chemokines in patients with hypercholesterolaemia Heart Asia  2013;5:204-209 Bonpei Takase
67 Acute and chronic flow-mediated dilation and blood pressure responses to daily intake of boysenberry juice: a preliminary study. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2013 Dec;64(8):988-92. Akito Matsusima
68 Impairment of flow-mediated dilation correlates with aortic dilation in patients with Marfan syndrome. Heart Vessels. 2014 Jul;29(4):478-85. Munenori Takata
69 Chronic Intake of Onion Extract Containing Quercetin Improved Postprandial Endothelial Dysfunction in Healthy Men J Am Coll Nutr. 2013 Jun;32(3):160-4 Hideki Nakayama
70 New Methodological Approach to Improve Reproducibility of Brachial Artery Flow-Mediated Dilatation. Echocardiography. 2014 Feb;31(2):197-202. Masaaki Kanahara
71 Blood-Flow-Dependent Vascular Reaction in a Chloride Hot Spring Bath The Journal of Society of Balneology, Climatology and Physical Medicine 2013 Aug. 76-4 Hisatake Iwanami
72 Effects of the brown rice diet on visceral obesity and endothelial function: the BRAVO study Br J Nutr. 2014 Jan 28;111(2):310-20. Michio Shimabukuro
73 Plasma Pentraxin 3 is a More Potent Predictor of Endothelial Dysfunction than High-Sensitive C-Reactive Protein. Int Heart J. 2014;55(2):160-4. Tomohiko Yasunaga
74 Effects of smoking cessation on endothelial function The Journal of the Japan Society for Respiratory Care and Rehabilitation 23-2 Chie Shinoda
75 Effects of Oral L-Citrulline Supplementation on Lipoprotein Oxidation and Endothelial Dysfunction in Humans with Vasospastic Angina Immunol Endocr Metab Agents Med Chem. 2013 Sep;13(3):214-220. Masahiko Morita
76 Differential Effects of Aliskiren/Amlodipine Combination and High-Dose Amlodipine Monotherapy on Endothelial Function in Elderly Hypertensive Patients Am J Hypertens. 2014 Jan;27(1):14-20. Motoki Fukutomi
77 Acute Effect of Whole-Body Periodic Acceleration on Brachial Flow-Mediated Vasodilatation Assessed by a Novel Semi-Automatic Vessel Chasing UNEXEF18G System J Cardiovasc Ultrasound 2013;21(3):130-136 Bonpei Takase
78 Relationship between flow-mediated vasodilation and cardiovascular risk factors in a large community-based study. Heart. 2013 Dec;99(24):1837-42 Tatsuya Maruhashi
79 Eicosapentaenoic Acid Combined with Optimal Statin Therapy Improves Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2014 Feb;28(1):53-9 Kentaro Toyama
80 Hyperuricemia is independently associated with endothelial dysfunction in postmenopausal women but not in premenopausal women BMJ Open. 2013 Nov 8;3(11):e003659. Tatsuya Maruhashi
81 Combined Therapeutic Effect of Probucol and Cilostazol on Endothelial Function in Patients with Silent Cerebral Lacunar Infarcts and Hypercholesterolemia: A Preliminary Study Medical Principles and Practice 2013 Nov 9:59-65 Bonpei Takase
82 Comparison of Effects of α-Glucosidase Inhibitors and Glinide Drugs on Endothelial Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients With Coronary Artery Disease Circ J. 2014;78(1):248-55. Takahiro Sawada
83 Estimation of Arterial Viscoelastic Properties during the Flow-mediated Dilation Test T. SICE   Vol.49   No.11   November   2013 Daisuke Kihara
84 Association between glycemic control and morning blood pressure surge with vascular endothelial dysfunction in type 2 DM patients Diabetes Care. 2014 Mar;37(3):644-50. Koichiro Yoda
85 Melinjo (Gnetum gnemon L.) Seed Extract Decreases Serum Uric Acid Levels in Nonobese Japanese Males: A Randomized Controlled Study. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Vol 2013 Hiroyuki Konno
86 A Low Fixed-dose Combination of Olmesartan and Azelnidipine Significantly Improves Endothelial Function in Uncontrolled Hypertension by Low Dose Amlodipine J Jpn Coron Assoc 2013; 19: 333–338 Bonpei Takase
87 Recovery of flow-mediated vasodilatation after repetitive measurements is involved in early vascular impairment: comparison with indices of vascular tone. PLOS ONE 2014 Jan 2;9(1) Hatsumi Inaba
88 Statin improves flow-mediated vasodilation in chronic kidney diseases. Int J Hypertens. 2013;2013:876865. Tsuneo Takenaka
89 Diabetic Conditions Differentially Affect the Endothelial Function, Arterial Stiffness and Carotid Atherosclerosis. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2014;21(5):486-500. Mizuho kinouchi
90 Leptin is associated with vascular endothelial function in overweight patients with type 2 diabetes Cardiovascular Diabetology 2014, 13:10 Tomoaki Morioka
91 Mathematical model of wall shear stress-dependent vasomotor response based on physiological mechanisms. Computers in Biology and Medicine 45(2014)126–135 Yoichi Yamazaki
92 A cross-sectional study of plasma taurine concentration and vascular endothelial function in young men Japanese journal of health promotion 16(1), 15-22, 2014 Song-Gyu RA
93 Combination of 123I-metaiodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy and flow-mediated dilation for the detection of patients with coronary spastic angina. J Nucl Cardiol. 2014 Jun;21(3):643-51 Yohsuke Honda
94 Brachial artery diameter has a predictive value in the improvement of flow-mediated dilation after aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis. Heart Vessels. 2015 Mar;30(2):218-26.  Munenori Takata
95 Poor Oral Health, That Is, Decreased Frequency of Tooth Brushing, Is Associated With Endothelial Dysfunction. Circ J. 2014;78(4):950-4 Masato Kajikawa
96 Varenicline-assisted smoking cessation decreases oxidative stress and restores endothelial function. Hypertens Res. 2014 Jul;37(7):655-8. Toru Kato
97 Interrelationship between brachial artery function and renal small artery sclerosis in chronic kidney disease. Hypertension Research 2014 Sep;37(9):863-9 Tsuyoshi Miyagi
98 Pathophysiological Contribution of Vascular Function to Baroreflex Regulation in Hypertension Circ J. 2014;78(6):1414-9.  Hirofumi Tomiyama
99 Bezafibrate improves postprandial hypertriglyceridemia and associated endothelial dysfunction in patients with metabolic syndrome:
a randomized crossover study
Cardiovascular Diabetology 2014, 13:71 Yuko Ohno
100 Relationship between nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation and clinical severity of peripheral artery disease Atherosclerosis 2014 Apr 26;235(1):65-70 Tatsuya Maruhashi
101 Borderline Ankle-Brachial Index Value of 0.91–0.99 Is Associated With Endothelial Dysfunction Circ J. 2014;78(7):1740-5. Masato Kajikawa
102 Acute effect of high-intensity eccentric exercise on vascular endothelial function in young men. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research 2014 May 14 Youngju Choi
103 Pioglitazone Prevents the Endothelial Dysfunction Induced by Ischemia and Reperfusion in Healthy Subjects. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2014 Oct;64(4):326-31. Yuka Sakatani
104 Autonomic nervous activation triggered during induction of reactive hyperemia exerts a greater influence on the measured reactive hyperemia index by peripheral arterial tonometry than on flow-mediated vasodilatation of the brachial artery in patients with hypertension. Hypertens Res. 2014 Oct;37(10):914-8. Hirofumi Tomiyama
105 A single consumption of curry improved postprandial endothelial function in healthy male subjects: a randomized, controlled crossover trial. Nutrition Journal 2014 Jun 28;13(1):67 Hideki Nakayama
106 Effect of Add-on Aliskiren to Type 1 Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Therapy on Endothelial Function and Autonomic Nervous System in Hypertensive Patients With Ischemic Heart Disease. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2014 Aug;16(8):591-8. Atsuko Ozeki
107 Close relationship between serum hyaluronan levels and vascular function in patients with type 2 diabetes Biomarkers. 2014 Sep;19(6):493-7.  Miwa Morita
108 DPP-4 inhibitor and alpha-glucosidase inhibitor equally improve endothelial function in patients with type 2 diabetes: EDGE study. Cardiovascular Diabetology 2014 Jul 30;13(1):110 Kazufumi Nakamura
109 Therapeutic potential of α-glucosidase inhibitors to prevent postprandial endothelial dysfunction Int Heart J. 2014;55(5):386-90. Toru Kato
110 Correlations between brachial endothelial function and cardiovascular risk factors: a survey of 2,511 Chinese subjects. J Thorac Dis. 2014 Oct;6(10):1441-51. Ping-Ting Yang
111 Elevated C-Reactive Protein Levels and Enhanced High Frequency Vasomotion in Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease during Brachial Flow-Mediated Dilation. PLoS One. 2014 Oct 9;9(10):e110013. Shogo Watanabe
112 Consumption of water containing over 3.5 mg of dissolved hydrogen could improve vascular endothelial function. Vasc Health Risk Manag 2014:10 591–597 Takaaki Sakai
113 Ratio of Serum Levels of AGEs to Soluble Form of RAGE Is A Predictor of Endothelial Function. Diabetes Care. 2015 Jan;38(1):119-25. Masato Kajikawa
114 Fixed-dose combination of losartan and hydrochlorothiazide significantly improves endothelial function in uncontrolled hypertension by low-dose amlodipine: A randomized study. Anadolu Kardiyol Derg. 2014 Dec;14(8):685-91.  Bonpei Takase
115 Effects of Docosahexaenoic Acid on the Endothelial Function in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2015;22(5):447-54. Shusuke Yagi
116 Acute Effect of Aliskiren on Smoking-Induced Endothelial Dysfunction in Smoker J Cardiovasc Med Cardiol 1(3): 110.  Haruhito Adam Uchida
117 Omega-3 fatty acids improve postprandial lipemia and associated endothelial dysfunction in healthy individuals - a randomized cross-over trial Biomed Pharmacother. 2014 Oct;68(8):1071-7. Toru Miyoshi
118 Single administration of vildagliptin attenuates postprandial hypertriglyceridemia and endothelial dysfunction in normoglycemic individuals. Exp Ther Med. 2015 Jan;9(1):84-88. Kaoru Noguchi
119 The relationships between visit-to-visit blood pressure variability and renal and endothelial function in chronic kidney disease. Hypertens Res. 2015 Mar;38(3):193-8. Chikara Nakano
120 Effects of Celiprolol and Bisoprolol on Blood Pressure, Vascular Stiffness, and Baroreflex Sensitivity Am J Hypertens. 2015 Jul;28(7):858-67. Kazuo Eguchi
121 Effect of Aldosterone-Producing Adenoma on Endothelial Function and Rho-Associated Kinase Activity in Patients With Primary Aldosteronism Hypertension. 2015 Apr;65(4):841-8. Takeshi Matsumoto
122 Coffee bean polyphenols ameliorate postprandial endothelial dysfunction in healthy male adults. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2015 May;66(3):350-4. Ryuji Ochiai
123 Endothelial dysfunction is associated with the severity of cerebral small vessel disease. Hypertens Res. 2015 Apr;38(4):291-7.  Tomohisa Nezu
124 Depletion of Uric Acid Due to SLC22A12 (URAT1) Loss-of-Function Mutation Causes Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypouricemia Circ J. 2015;79(5):1125-32. Shinobu Sugihara
125 Waon Therapy Improves Quality of Life as Well as Cardiac Function and Exercise Capacity in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure Int Heart J. 2015;56(2):203-8. Mitsuo Sobajima
126 Significance of Flow-mediated vasodilation measurement in Acute coronary syndrome Journal of Saitama Medical University 2015 41-2 Shuhei Yoneda
127 Flow Mediated Dilatation Is Reduced with the Progressive Stages of Glomerular Filtration Rate and Albuminuria in Type 2 Diabetic Patients without Coronary Heart Disease J Diabetes Res. 2015;2015:728127.  Hiroyuki Ito
128 Effects of Immersion in Artificial Carbon Dioxide on Endothelial Function Assessed with Flow-Mediated Dilation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes The Journal of Society of Balneology, Climatology and Physical Medicine Vol. 78 (2014-2015) No. 3 p. 276-284  Naoki MAKINO
129 Diurnal variation of flow-mediated dilatation in healthy humans. Clin Hypertens. 2015 May 28;21:6. Yong Cheol Kim
130 Telomere G-tail Length is a Promising Biomarker Related toWhiteMatter Lesions and Endothelial Dysfunction in PatientsWith Cardiovascular Risk: A Cross-sectional Study EBioMedicine. 2015 May 30;2(8):958-65. Tomohisa Nezu
131 Coffee polyphenol consumption improves postprandial hyperglycemia associated with impaired vascular endothelial function in healthy male adults Nutr Res. 2015 Oct;35(10):873-81. Hiroko Jokura
132 Reliability of measurement of endothelial function across multiple institutions and establishment of reference values in Japanese Atherosclerosis. 2015 Aug 5;242(2):433-442 Hirofumi Tomiyama
133 Cumulative Hypoxemia During Sleep Predicts Vascular Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients With Sleep-Disordered Breathing Am J Hypertens. 2016 Apr;29(4):458-63 Hiroyuki Sawatari
134 Reduction in blood pressure improves impaired nitroglycerine-induced vasodilation in patients with essential hypertension Hypertens Res. 2015 Dec;38(12):862-8. Tatsuya Maruhashi
135 The relationship between neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio, endothelial function, and severity in patients with obstructive sleep apnea J Cardiol. 2016 Mar;67(3):295-302.  Jun-ichi Oyama
136 High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in children and adolescents with Williams-Beuren syndrome BMC Pediatr. 2015 Sep 17;15(1):126.  Daiji Takeuchi
137 Excessive dietary phosphorus intake impairs endothelial function in young healthy men : a time- and dose-dependent study J Med Invest. 2015;62(3.4):167-172. Tamae Nishi
138 Differences in Endothelial Function between Ischemic Stroke Subtypes J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015 Dec;24(12):2781-6. Utako Adachi
139 Prognostic significance of endothelial dysfunction in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the era of drug-eluting stents BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2015 Sep 23;15(1):102. Motoki Kubo
140 Correlation Between Arteriosclerosis and Periodontal Condition Assessed by Lactoferrin and α1-Antitrypsin Levels in Gingival Crevicular Fluid Int Heart J. 2015 Dec 2;56(6):639-43. Shuji Hayashi
141 Postprandial Smoking Delays the Recovery from Endothelial Dysfunction IRYO VoL 70 No.1 (46−49)2016 Masahiro Kuroki
142 Serum carboxy-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen levels are associated with carotid atherosclerosis in patients with cardiovascular risk factors. Endocr J. 2016 Apr 25;63(4):397-404. Takeshi Kondo
143 Prognostic Implications of Non-Invasive Vascular Function Tests in High-Risk Atherosclerosis Patients Circ J. 2016 Mar 25;80(4):1034-40. Kenya Kusunose
144 Combination of Flow-Mediated Vasodilation and Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation Is More Effective for Prediction of Cardiovascular Events. Hypertension. 2016 May;67(5):1045-52. Masato Kajikawa
145 The impact of theaflavins on systemic-and microcirculation alterations: The murine and randomized feasibility trials Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 32 (2016) 107–114 Akiko Saitoa
146 Heavy Alcohol Consumption is Associated with Impaired Endothelial Function. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2016 Sep 1;23(9):1047-54. Aoi Tanaka
147 The effect of percutaneous coronary intervention on endothelial function Journal of Geriatric Cardiology (2016) 13: E1-E8 Ming GAO
148 Relationship between serum triglyceride levels and endothelial function in a large community-based study Atherosclerosis. 2016 Apr 1;249:70-75. Masato Kajikawa
149 Effects of bosentan on peripheral endothelial function in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. Pulm Circ. 2016 Jun;6(2):168-73. Akihiro Hirashiki
150 The Effect of Cilostazol on Endothelial Function as Assessed by Flow-Mediated Dilation in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2016 May 9. Hiroyoshi Mori
151 Vascular Function and Intima-media Thickness of a Leg Artery in Peripheral Artery Disease: A Comparison of Buerger Disease and Atherosclerotic Peripheral Artery Disease J Atheroscler Thromb. 2016 May 9. Akimichi Iwamoto
152 Vascular Function in Alzheimer’s Disease and Vascular Dementia Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen.           2016 Aug;31(5):437-42. Hisatsugu Tachibana
153 Add-On Use of Eplerenone Is Effective for Lowering Home and Ambulatory Blood Pressure in Drug-Resistant Hypertension J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2016 Jun 13. Kazuo Eguchi
154 Low-flow mediated constriction incorporated indices as indicators of cardiovascular risk in smokers. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Jun 13;251:132-138.  Naoki Norioka
155 Is there a differential impact of parity on factors regulating maternal peripheral resistance? Hypertens Res. 2016 Jun 23.  Makoto Iizuka
156 Associations between parameters of flowmediated vasodilatation obtained by continuous measurement approaches and the presence of coronary artery disease and the severity of coronary atherosclerosis Clin Exp Hypertens. 2016 Jun 30:1-8. Yuka Hitaka
157 Vascular Inflammation Evaluated by [18F]- Fluorodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography/ Computed Tomography Is Associated With Endothelial
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 Jul 7. Akihiro Honda
158 Enhancement of arterial pulsation during flow‑mediated dilation is impaired in the presence of ischemic heart disease Springerplus. 2016 Jul 16;5(1):1103. Eisuke Amiya
159 Effects of 6-month eicosapentaenoic acid treatment on postprandial hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, insulin secretion ability, and concomitant endothelial dysfunction among newly-diagnosed impaired glucose metabolism patients with coronary artery disease.  Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2016 Aug 26;15(1):121. Takahiro Sawada
160 Long‑term effect of sitagliptin on endothelial function in type 2 diabetes: a sub‑analysis of the PROLOGUE study Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2016 Sep 13;15(1):134. Tatsuya Maruhashi
161 Circulating level of pigment epithelium-derived factor is associated with vascular function and structure: A cross-sectional study Int J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 3;225:91-95.  Masato Kajikawa
162 Linagliptin improves endothelial function in patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomized study of linagliptin effectiveness on endothelial function. J Diabetes Investig. 2016 Oct 19. Fumika Shigiyama
163 Effective uric acid-lowering treatment for hypertensive patients with hyperuricemia Hypertens Res. 2016 Oct 20. Yuko Ohta
164 Rice Bran Extract Reduces the Risk of Atherosclerosis in Post-Menopausal Vietnamese Women J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2016;62(5):295-302. Bui Thi NHUNG
165 Endothelial function is impaired in relation to alcohol intake even in the case of light alcohol consumption in Asian men; Flow-mediated Dilation Japan (FMD-J) Study. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Dec 21. Nozomu Oda
166 Endothelial Function Assessed by Automatic Measurement of Enclosed Zone Flow-Mediated Vasodilation Using an Oscillometric Method Is an Independent Predictor of Cardiovascular Events. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Dec 21;5(12).  Shinji Kishimoto
167 Endothelial dysfunction and abnormal vascular structure are simultaneously present in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 15;231:181-187. Shinji Kishimoto
168 Clinical Effects of Topiroxostat on Renal and Endothelial Function in A Patient with Chronic Kidney Disease and Hyperuricemic Arteriolopathy: A Case Report Drugs R D. 2017 Jan 10. Atsushi Tanaka
169 Acute improvement of endothelial functions after oral ingestion of isohumulones, bitter components of beer. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 Jan 25. Junko Tomita
170 A Novel Apparatus for the Multifaceted Evaluation of Arterial Function Through Transmural Pressure Manipulation. Ann Biomed Eng. 2017 Feb 13. Toshiyuki Yaguchi 
171 Increasing Risk of Osteoporotic Fracture Is Associated With Vascular Dysfunction and Abnormal Vascular Structure in Both Men and Women. Circ J. 2017 Feb 23.  Masato Kajikawa
172 Associations of central aortic pressure and brachial blood pressure with flow mediated dilatation in apparently healthy Japanese men: The Circulatory Risk in Communities Study (CIRCS). Atherosclerosis. 2017 Feb 27;259:46-50. Keyang Liu
173 Decreased frequency and duration of tooth brushing is a risk factor for endothelial dysfunction Int J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 16.  Shogo Matsui
174 The Relationships between the Differences in the Central Blood Pressure and Brachial Blood Pressure and Other Factors in Patients with Essential Hypertension Intern Med. 2017;56(6):587-596. Masaki Ryuzaki
175 Vasodilatory effect of nitroglycerin in Japanese subjects with different aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2) genotypes Chem Biol Interact. 2017 Mar 23.  Takeshi Miura
176 Measurement of Flow-Mediated Vasodilatation A Lesson From the FMDJ Study Int Heart J. 2017 Mar 27. Hirofumi Tomiyama
177 Relation of the Bilateral Earlobe Crease to Endothelial Dysfunction. Am J Cardiol. 2017 Mar 29.  Nozomu Oda
178 Effect of exercise therapy on flow-mediated dilation in type 2 diabetesmellitus and non-diabetes patients
−Relationship with changes in body composition, glycemic control−
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179 Short telomere length is associated with renal impairment in Japanese subjects with cardiovascular risk. PLoS One. 2017 Apr 25;12(4):e0176138.  Kazuo Eguchi 
180 The Combination Therapy of Fenofibrate and Ezetimibe Improved Lipid Profile and Vascular Function Compared with Statins in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2017 Apr 27. Atsushi Shinnakasu
181 Flow Mediated Dilatation as a Biomarker in Vascular Surgery Research. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2017 Jul 1.  Kirthi Bellamkonda
182 Effectiveness of dapagliflozin on vascular endothelial function and glycemic control in patients with early-stage type 2 diabetes mellitus: DEFENCE study. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2017 Jul 6;16(1):84. Fumika Shigiyama
183 Association Between Waist-to-Height Ratio and Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients With Morbidity ― A Report From the FMD-J Study ― Circ J. 2017 Jul 7.  Akihiro Tokushige
184 Endothelial Function Is Impaired in Patients Receiving Antihypertensive Drug Treatment Regardless of Blood Pressure Level
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185 Optimal Target Level of Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol for Vascular Function in Statin Naïve Individuals Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 21;7(1):8422. Shogo Matsui
186 Effects of Cerebral Blood Flow and Vessel Conditions on Speech Recognition in Patients With Postlingual Adult Cochlear Implant: Predictable Factors for the Efficacy of Cochlear Implant Ear Hear. 2017 Oct 31.  Takashi Ishino
187 Alpha-2-macroglobulin as a Promising Biological Marker of Endothelial Function. J Atheroscler Thromb. 2017 Nov 1.  Ryo Shimomura
188 Impact of flow-mediated dilatation and coronary calcification in providing complementary information on the severity of coronary artery disease Atherosclerosis. 2017 Nov 3;267:146-152. Kentaro Arakawa
189 Longitudinal association among endothelial function, arterial stiffness and subclinical organ damage in hypertension Int J Cardiol. 2017 Nov 12.  Hirofumi Tomiyama
190 Oral Administration of Glucosamine Improves Vascular Endothelial Function by Modulating Intracellular Redox State. Int Heart J. 2017 Nov 17. Atsushi Katoh
191 mRNA expression of platelet activating factor receptor (PAFR) in peripheral blood mononuclear cells is associated with albuminuria and vascular dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2017 Dec 13. Mihoko Kurano
192 Interrelationships Among Flow-Mediated Vasodilation, Nitroglycerine-Induced Vasodilation, Baseline Brachial Artery Diameter, Hyperemic Shear Stress, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Dec 29;7(1).  Tatsuya Maruhashi