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Takafumi Sakamoto Last modified date:2020.06.30

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Academic Degree
M.D., Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Cardiovascular medicine
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Mechanism of acute decompensated heart failure via sympathetic activation
    keyword : heart failure, autonomic nervous system, hemodynamics
Academic Activities
1. Saku K, Kakino T, Arimura T, Sunagawa G, Nishikawa T, Sakamoto T, Kishi T, Tsutsui H, Sunagawa K, Left Ventricular Mechanical Unloading by Total Support of Impella in Myocardial Infarction Reduces Infarct Size, Preserves Left Ventricular Function, and Prevents Subsequent Heart Failure in Dogs, Circ Heart Fail, 2018.05.
1. Takafumi Sakamoto, Keita Saku, Kenji Sunagawa, Hiroyuki Tsutsui, Maladaptive hemodynamic responses to sympathetic activation play a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of acute decompensated heart failure, American Heart Association, 2019.11.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japanese society of Circulation Control in Medicine
  • Japanese Heart Rhythm Society
  • The Japanese Heart Failure Society
  • Japanese Association of Cardiovascular Intervention and Therapeutics
  • The Japanese Circulation Society
  • The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine