Current Position: Chief, Department of Cardiology and Clinical Laboratory, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital (1998-) Education: 1991 Ph.D. (Dr. of Medical Science), 1981 M.D. Areas of Expertise: Cardiology (Cardiac Biomarkers) Recent Publications: 1) Setsuta K et. al. Elevated cardiac troponin T predicts adverse outcomes in hypertensive patients. Int Heart J 2011; 52: 164-169. 2) Setsuta K et. al. Elevated levels of both cardiomyocyte membrane and myofibril damage markers predict adverse outcomes in Pa tients with chronic heart failure. Circ J 2008; 72: 569-574. 3) Setsuta K et al. Ongoing myocardial damage in chronic heart failure is related to activated tumor necrosis factor and Fas/Fas ligand system. Circ J 2004; 68: 747-750. 4) Sestuta K et al. Use of cytosolic and myofibril markers in the detection of ongoing myocardial damage in patients with chronic heart failure. Am J Med 2002; 113: 717-722. 5) Setsuta K et al. Clinical Ssgnificance of elevated levels of cardiac troponin T in patients with chronic heart failure. Am J Cardiol 1999; 84: 608-611.
Biography Updated on 21 May 2012