Kunihisa Miwa

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Kunihisa Miwa, MD, PhD, is a clinician and researcher in Internal Medicine, especially cardiology and cardiovascular physiology. He is the Director of Miwa Naika Clinic, Toyama, Japan.

Dr. Miwa is one of the authors of the 2011 case definition for Myalgic encephalomyelitis called the International Consensus Criteria.[1]

Education[edit | edit source]

  • 1975, MD, Kyoto University, Japan[2]
  • 1983, PhD, Kyoto University, Japan[3]

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  1. Carruthers, Bruce M.; van de Sande, Marjorie I.; De Meirleir, Kenny L.; Klimas, Nancy G.; Broderick, Gordon; Mitchell, Terry; Staines, Donald; Powles, A. C. Peter; Speight, Nigel; Vallings, Rosamund; Bateman, Lucinda; Baumgarten-Austrheim, Barbara; Bell, David; Carlo-Stella, Nicoletta; Chia, John; Darragh, Austin; Jo, Daehyun; Lewis, Donald; Light, Alan; Marshall-Gradisnik, Sonya; Mena, Ismael; Mikovits, Judy; Miwa, Kunihisa; Murovska, Modra; Pall, Martin; Stevens, Staci (Aug 22, 2011). "Myalgic encephalomyelitis: International Consensus Criteria". Journal of Internal Medicine. 270 (4): 327–338. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2796.2011.02428.x. ISSN 0954-6820. PMC 3427890Freely accessible. PMID 21777306. 
  2. http://prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=618950
  3. http://prabook.com/web/person-view.html?profileId=618950
  4. Miwa K, Fujita M. (2008) Small heart syndrome in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. Clinical Cardiology, 31(7):328-33. doi: 10.1002/clc.20227.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18636530
  5. Miwa, Kunihisa et al.(2009). Cardiac function fluctuates during exacerbation and remission in young adults with chronic fatigue syndrome and "small heart." Journal of Cardiology, Volume 54, Issue 1, 29 - 35. PMID:19632517 DOI: 10.1016/j.jjcc.2009.02.008
  6. Miwa, Kunihisa; Fujita, Masatoshi (2009), "Cardiovascular Dysfunction with Low Cardiac Output Due to a Small Heart in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome", Internal Medicine, 48 (21): 1849-1854, doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.48.2347, PMID 19881233 
  7. Miwa K, Fujita M. (2014) Renin-aldosterone paradox in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and orthostatic intolerance. International Journal of Cardiology, 172(2):514-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2014.01.043. Epub 2014 Jan 23. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24485613
  8. Miwa, Kunihisa (Jul 2015). "Cardiac dysfunction and orthostatic intolerance in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and a small left ventricle". Heart and Vessels. 30 (4): 484–9. doi:10.1007/s00380-014-0510-y. 
  9. Miwa, Kunihisa (2016). "Variability of postural orthostatic tachycardia in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis and orthostatic intolerance". Heart and Vessels. 31 (9): 1522–1528. doi:10.1007/s00380-015-0744-3. 

Myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) - A disease often marked by neurological symptoms, but fatigue is sometimes a symptom as well. Some diagnostic criteria distinguish it from chronic fatigue syndrome, while other diagnostic criteria consider it to be a synonym for chronic fatigue syndrome. A defining characteristic of ME is post-exertional malaise (PEM), or post-exertional neuroimmune exhaustion (PENE), which is a notable exacerbation of symptoms brought on by small exertions. PEM can last for days or weeks. Symptoms can include cognitive impairments, muscle pain (myalgia), trouble remaining upright (orthostatic intolerance), sleep abnormalities, and gastro-intestinal impairments, among others. An estimated 25% of those suffering from ME are housebound or bedbound. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies ME as a neurological disease.

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