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Pulmonary Circulation

National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center is one of the biggest national centers for pulmonary hypertension in Japan. The Division of Pulmonary Circulation provides evidence-based clinical practice, incorporating state-of-the-art procedures and treatments provided through an inpatient service, and outpatient clinics. Specifically, the diseases we treat are below.

  1. Pulmonary hypertension (PAH, CTEPH etc.)
  2. Venous thromboembolism (Acute PTE, DVT)
  3. Adult congenital heart disease

The staff

Dr. Takeshi Ogo
Consultant cardiology physician, Chief
Dr. Akihiro Tsuji
Dr. Shigefumi Fukui
Dr. Jin Ueda


  • Pulmonary hypertension service (Epoprostenol infusion etc.)
  • Pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) service
  • Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) service
  • Catheter directed thrombolysis for DVT service
  • Amplatzer septal occlude service

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) training program

Please contact to Dr. Ogo directly.
Contact e-mail address: ogo.takeshi.hp@mail.ncvc.go.jp

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