Kenji Takazawa, MD, PhD
He is a Professor at Tokyo Medical University and the President of Tokyo Medical University Hachioji Medical Center.His thesis on A Clinical Study of the Second Component of Left Ventricular Systolic Pressure (J Tokyo Med Coll 1987) was referred to as the first paper on augmentation index by Kelly et al. (Circulation 1989).
His paper on Underestimation of Vasodilator Effects of Nitroglycerin by Upper Limb Blood Pressure showed how to detect radial artery late systolic pressure (Hypertension 1995), and Vascular Aging (Hypertension 1998) is popular in Japan. He wrote the electrocardiogram text book "How to read ECG with RAP MUSIC" and is popular with students and doctors.