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Toru Maruyama Last modified date:2019.08.07

Professor / Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University
Counseling and Health Center

Graduate School
Undergraduate School
Other Organization
Administration Post
Director of the Counseling and Health Center

Campus-Life Health Center (CHC), Kyushu University .
Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Health Science, Internal Medicine, Cardiology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
1990-1991: Lecturer, Oita Medical College
1991-1992: Lecturer, Institute of Biomedical Regulation (Beppu), Kyushu University
1992-2000: Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Kyushu University
2000-2012: Associate Professor, Institute of Health Science, Kysuhu University
2013-2017: Professor, Faculty of Arts and Science, Kyushu University
2018- Chairman, Professor, Campuc-Life Health Center, Kyushu University
Research Interests
  • Internal Medicine, Cardilogy, Health science, Circulatory Physiology, Hemorheology
    keyword : electrophysiology, circulatory physiology, cardiovascular medicine, arrhythmia
    1990.04~2006.03Main research fields include cardiac electrophysiology, hemodynamics and exercise- and sress-induced adaptation of circulatory and cardiac performance..
Academic Activities
1. Maruyama T, Yamamoto N, Kajitani K, Tsuchimoto R, Masaki Y, Nagano J, Irie M, Ichimiya A, Yamamoto K, Uezono K , Correlations between Anthropometrics and Electrocardiographic Variables in Japanese University Students: Investigation by Annual Health Screening

, Cardiology and Angiology: An International Journal 2017; 6: 1-12 , 2018.05.
2. Maruyama T, Depressive symptoms and overwork among physicians employed at university hospital in Japan., J Health Soc Sci, 2, 3, 243-256, 2017.03.
3. Maruyama T, Kishikawa T, Ito H, Kaji Y, Sasaki Y, Ishihara Y:, Augmentation of pulmonary vein backflow velocity during left atrial contraction: A novel phenomenon responsible for progression of atrial fibrillation in hypertensive patients., Cardiology, 109, 33-40, 2008.09.
4. Yasuda Y, Maruyama T, Nakamura H, Arita T, Ueda N, Harada M, Pathophysiological basis for monitoring of whole heart conductance by 2-lead system., Circ J, 70, 4, 495-501, 2006.04.
5. Yanagi N, Maruyama T, Arita M, Kaji Y, Niho Y., Alterations in electrical and mechanical activity in Langendorff-perfused guinea pig hearts exposed to decreased external sodium concentration with or without hypotonic insult., Pathophysiology, volume 7: page 251-261, 2001.01.
6. Shimoike E, Kaji Y, Ueda N, Maruyama T, Kanaya S, Niho Y., In vivo and in vitro study of radiofrequency application using a new long linear probe: Implication for the maze operation., Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 10.1067/mtc.2000.106985, 120, 1, 164-172, volume 120: page 164-172., 2000.01.
7. Maruyama T, Yanaga T, Makino N., Pacing-induced palmar sweating evaluated by unique hygrometer: Possible implications of sympathetic activation during tachycardia., Clinical Physiology, 10.1046/j.1365-2281.2000.00219.x, 20, 2, 85-88, volume 20: page 85-88., 2000.01.
8. Ejima J, Ijichi T, Ohnishi Y, Maruyama T, Kaji Y, Kanaya S, Fujino T, Uyesaka N, Ohmura T., Relationship of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and red blood cell filterability: Cross-sectional study of healthy subjects., Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, 22, 1, 1-7, volume 22: page 1-7., 2000.01.
9. Maruyama T, Tajima Y, Kumanomido A, Masutomo K, Adachi M, Hata T, Makino N, Yanaga T., An evaluation of ECG event recording in patients with papitation, using simultaneous 24-h ECG monitoring as a reference., Journal of Ambulatory Monitoring, volume 6: page 187-197., 1993.01.
10. Maruyama T, Cascio WE, Knisley SB, Buchanan JW, Gettes LS., Effects of ryanodine and BAY K 8644 on membrane properties and conduction during simulated ischemia., Ameriacan Journal of Physiology, volume 261: page H2008-H2015., 1991.01.
1. Toru Maruyama, Practical Anticoagulation Stability and CHADS2 Score in Warfarin-Treated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation, 第63回日本不整脈心電学会学術大会, 2016.07.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese Heart Rhythm Society
  • Japanese Circulation Society
  • Japanese Society of Physiology
  • Japanese Society of Pathophysiology
  • Japanese Society of Cardiology
  • Japanese Society of Industrial Health
  • Japanese Society of Biorheology
  • Japanese Membrane Society
  • Japanese Society of Diabetology
  • Japanese Society of Clinical Physiology
  • Japanese Society of Clinical Physiology
Professional and Outreach Activities
International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners (IBHRE) (2008-2017).