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 Takashi Akasaka
Takashi Akasaka
Takashi Akasaka Takashi Akasaka

Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama (Japan)

Specialities : Interventional Cardiology , Acute Coronary Syndromes, Cross-Modality and Multi-Modality Imaging Topics, Interventional Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease

Dr. Akasaka graduated from Wakayama Medical University in 1982 and finished his residency at Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital (KCGH). He had been clinical fellow at Harefield Hospital in United Kingdom in 1987. From 1989, he had done clinical research work in the field of coronary physiology using coronary flow velocity and pressure extensively at KCGH as a director of cardiac catheterization laboratory for 8 years. After he moved to Kawasaki Medical University as associate professor, he started OCT for 5 years. And then, he became Professor of Wakayama Medical University in 2005 and he has been devoted to the clinical research work using OCT and coronary physiology. He has published the many papers regarding coronary imaging using OCT in addition to coronary physiology research. Based on his clinical and research work, he has been the executive board members in various cardiology societies and the course co-directors of several coronary live-demonstration courses in the world

7 presentations from this speaker

Assessment of Severity of Non- infarct Related Artery: Angiography, Physiology, Invasive Imaging?

Event : ESC Asia 2019

  • Session : How to Deal with Multivessel Disease in ACS Patients
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP)

ESC Congress 2019 and the World Congress of Cardiology - Wrap up in Japanese.

Event : ESC Congress 2019

  • Session : ESC Congress 2019 and the World Congress of Cardiology - Wrap up in Japanese
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP), Y Sakata (Suita,JP), W Shimizu (Tokyo,JP)

Myocardial Revascularisation - New Guidelines Asian Perspective

Event : ESC Asia 2019

  • Session : ESC Guidelines 2019 – Clinical Cases Put into Perspective I
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP)

Acute heart failure and troponin elevation - Conclusion and take home message

Event : ESC Congress 2018

  • Session : Myocardial injury versus myocardial infarction - Implications for clinical practice
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP)

MATRIX: Discussant review.

Event : ESC Congress 2015

  • Session : Hot Line VI - Coronary artery disease
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP)

State of the Art on invasive imaging and functional assessment.

Event : ESC Congress 2015

  • Session : State of the art on invasive imaging and functional assessment
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP)

Optical coherence tomography and/or intravascular ultrasound to guide interventions in acute coronary syndromes.

Event : ESC Congress 2013

  • Session : Game changers? Decision making in coronary interventions
  • Speaker : T Akasaka (Wakayama,JP)

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