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Anti-inflammatory effect of statin in coronary aneurysms late after Kawasaki disease

  • Munehisa Bekki
  • Nobuhiro Tahara
  • Atsuko Tahara
  • Akihiro Honda
  • Sachiyo Igata
  • Yoichi Sugiyama
  • Tomohisa Nakamura
  • Jiahui Sun
  • Seiji Kurata
  • Kiminori Fujimoto
  • Toshi Abe
  • Hiroyuki Tanaka
  • Kenji Suda
  • Yoshihiro Fukumoto
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Disclosures

This work was supported in part by research grants from the Mitsui Life Social Welfare Foundation (to Nobuhiro Tahara); the Kimura Memorial Foundation (to Atsuko Tahara and Tomohisa Nakamura); and the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Grant Number 17K09564 to Nobuhiro Tahara, Grant Number 17K16030 to Yoichi Sugiyama, Grant Number 17K16031 to Tomohisa Nakamura, and Grant Number 15K09908 to Kenji Suda) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS KAKENHI), Tokyo, Japan. Munehisa Bekki, Akihiro Honda, Sachiyo Igata, Jiahui Sun, Seiji Kurata, Kiminori Fujimoto, Toshi Abe, Hiroyuki Tanaka, and Yoshihiro Fukumoto have nothing to disclose.

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© American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Munehisa Bekki
    • 1
  • Nobuhiro Tahara
    • 1
  • Atsuko Tahara
    • 1
  • Akihiro Honda
    • 1
  • Sachiyo Igata
    • 1
  • Yoichi Sugiyama
    • 1
  • Tomohisa Nakamura
    • 1
  • Jiahui Sun
    • 1
  • Seiji Kurata
    • 2
  • Kiminori Fujimoto
    • 2
  • Toshi Abe
    • 2
  • Hiroyuki Tanaka
    • 3
  • Kenji Suda
    • 4
  • Yoshihiro Fukumoto
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular MedicineKurume University School of MedicineKurumeJapan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKurume University School of MedicineKurumeJapan
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryKurume University School of MedicineKurumeJapan
  4. 4.Department of Pediatrics and Child HealthKurume University School of MedicineKurumeJapan

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