Takeharu Koga

Asakura Medical Association Hospital, Japan

Academic degree:MD, PhD Current position:Vice-director, Asakura Medical Association Hospital Areas of expertise: Respiratory Medicine, Allergy, Infectious diseases Additional professional information: Board certified member and senior fellow of the Japanese Respiratory Society, Board certified specialist and teaching staff of Japanese Society of Allergology Recent publications: 1. Koga T, Imaoka H. Azithromycin and the risk of cardiovascular death. The New England journal of medicine. 2012; 367(8): 774. 2. Nishimura M, Koga T, Kamimura T, Sato R, Natori H, Matsuo K, et al. Comparison of leukotriene receptor antagonists and anti-histamines as an add-on therapy in patients with asthma complicated by allergic rhinitis. The Kurume medical journal. 2011; 58(1): 9-14. 3. Koga T, Sato R, Kamimura T, Nishimura M, Kage M, Matsuo K. Concurrent lung cancer in non-tuberculous mycobacteriosis: case report. The Kurume medical journal. 2011; 58(3): 87-90. 4. Koga T, Rikimaru T, Tokunaga N, Higashi T, Nakamura M, Ichikawa Y, et al. Evaluation of short-term clinical efficacy of 3-day therapy with azithromycin in comparison with 5-day cefcapene-pivoxyl for acute streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis in primary care. Journal of infection and chemotherapy. 2011; 17(4): 499-503. 5. Natori H, Koga T, Fujimoto K, Taguchi J, Kamimura T, Nishimura M. Organizing pneumonia associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection. Japanese journal of radiology. 2010; 28(9): 688-91. 6. Koga T, Oshita Y. Ageing and health. Lancet. 2010; 375(9708): 25-6. 7. Ehara R, Koga T, Higaki K, Fujimoto K, Mitsutake T. Complex cystic lung lesion presenting in a 41-year-old woman. Chest. 2010; 138(1): 208-12.

Biography Updated on 6 November 2012

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