Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Kazuaki Tanabe, MD
4th Department of Internal Medicine,
Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Shimane, Japan

Founding Editor-in-Chief (2003-2008)

Kiyoshi Yoshida, MD
Department of Cardiology,
Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan

Editor-in Chief Emeritus(2009-2015)

Yutaka Otsuji, MD
Second Department of Internal Medicine,
University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan

Associate Editors

Yukio Abe, MD
Department of Cardiology,
Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan

Toshihiko Asanuma, MD
Division of Functional Diagnostics, Department of Health Sciences,
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan


Katsuomi Iwakura, MD
Division of Cardiology,
Sakurabashi Watanabe Hospital, Osaka, Japan


Masaki Izumo, MD
Department of Cardiology,
St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan

Kenya Kusunose, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Tokushima University Hospital, Tokushima, Japan

Yoko Miyasaka, MD
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine II
Kansai Medical University

Tetsuari Onishi, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Hyogo Brain and Heart Center, Hyogo, Japan

Kiyohiro Takigiku, MD
Department of Pediatric Cardiology,
Nagano Children's Hospital, Nagano, Japan

Hidekazu Tanaka, MD
Department of Internal Medicine,
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Hyogo, Japan

Norihisa Toh, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Okayama, Japan

Hiroyuki Watanabe, MD
Department of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, Akita, Japan

Hiroyuki Watanabe, MD< br/>Department of Cardiology,
Tokyo Bay Urayasu Ichikawa Medical Center, Chiba, Japan

Satoshi Yamada, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine,
Tokyo Medical University Hachioji Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan

Satoshi Yuda, MD
Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center,
Teine Keijinkai Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan


Honorary Editors

Jong-Hoa Bae, MD
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Seoul, Korea

Terumi Hayashi, MD
Department of Cardiology,
Saitama Kenoh Hospital, Saitama, Japan

Hironori Hirai, MD
Yamauchi Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan

Hitoshi Hishida, MD
Division of Cardiology
Fujita Health University, Aichi, Japan

Akira Kitabatake, MD
Department of Cardiology
Hokkaido University, Osaka, Japan

Samon Koyanagi, MD
Department of Cardiology,
Haradoi Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan

Tsuguya Sakamoto, MD
Department of Cardiology
Hanzoumon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Consulting Editors

Makoto Akaishi, MD
Department of Cardiology
Tokai University Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Takashi Akasaka, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine
Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan

NamSik Chung, MD
College of Medicine
Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Nobuo Fukuda, MD
Department of Clinical Research
National Hospital Organization Shinkoku Medical Center for Children and Adults, Kagawa, Japan

Tsui-Lieh Hsu, MD
Division of Cardiology
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Bijoy K. Khandheria, MD
Echocardiography Services
Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Roberto M. Lang, MD
Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging Laboratories
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Robert A. Levine, MD
Cardiac Ultrasound Laboratory
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Tohru Masuyama, MD
Hoshigaoka Medical Center, Osaka, Japan

Makoto Matsumura, MD
Department of Cardiology
Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama, Japan

Taisei Mikami, MD
Faculty of Health Sciences
Hokkaido University, Hokkaido, Japan

Shinichi Minagoe, MD
Department of Cardiology
National Hospital Organization Kagoshima Medical Center, Kagoshima, Japan

Katsufumi Mizushige, MD
Department of Cardiology
National Hospital Organization Takamatsu Medical Center, Kagawa, Japan

Kazuhiro Mori, MD
Department of Pediatrics
Tokushima Municipal Hospital, Tokushima, Japan

Satoshi Nakatani, MD
Health Sciences
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan

Eiji Ohtaki, MD
Ohtaki Cardiology Clinic, Tokyo, Japan

Dae-Won Sohn, MD
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine
Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Jae-Kwan Song, MD
Division of Cardiology
Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Makoto Suzuki, MD
Fujisawa Smart Town Clinic, Kanagawa, Japan

Akira Takarada, MD
Internal Medicine
Hyogo Prefectural Awaji Hospital, Hyogo, Japan

Nobuaki Tanaka, MD
Faculty of Health Sciences
Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan

Jun Tanouchi, MD
Division of Cardiology
Osaka Rosai Hospital, Osaka, Japan

Xin-Fang Wang, MD
Department of Medical Ultrasound,
Wuhan Union Hospital, Wuhan, China

Nozomi Watanabe, MD
Department of Cardiology
Miyazaki Prefectural Miyazaki Hospital, Miyazaki, Japan

Masakazu Yamagishi, MD
Osaka University of Human Science, Osaka, Japan