Shin ichi Konno

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Affiliation: Fukushima Medical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc A diagnostic support tool for lumbar spinal stenosis: a self-administered, self-reported history questionnaire
    Shin ichi Konno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:102. 2007
  2. pmc Development of a clinical diagnosis support tool to identify patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Shinichi Konno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukuhsima Medical University, Hikarigaoka 1, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 16:1951-7. 2007
  3. pmc Comparison of neuropathic pain and neuronal apoptosis following nerve root or spinal nerve compression
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 18:1978-85. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The reactions of glial cells and endoneurial macrophages in the dorsal root ganglion and their contribution to pain-related behavior after application of nucleus pulposus onto the nerve root in rats
    Ken ichi Otoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:10-7. 2010
  5. pmc Vasodilative effects of prostaglandin E1 derivate on arteries of nerve roots in a canine model of a chronically compressed cauda equina
    Masayoshi Shirasaka
    Department of Pharmacy, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:41. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Contralateral neuropathic pain and neuropathology in dorsal root ganglion and spinal cord following hemilateral nerve injury in rats
    Satoshi Hatashita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1344-51. 2008
  7. pmc The effects of a 5-HT2A receptor antagonist on blood flow in lumbar disc herniation: application of nucleus pulposus in a canine model
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 17:307-13. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Augmented cerebral activation by lumbar mechanical stimulus in chronic low back pain patients: an FMRI study
    Yoshitaka Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2431-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Participation of 5-hydroxytryptamine in pain-related behavior induced by nucleus pulposus applied on the nerve root in rats
    Kinshi Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1330-6. 2008
  10. pmc An immunohistochemical study of the antinociceptive effect of calcitonin in ovariectomized rats
    Bunji Takayama
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:164. 2008

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  1. pmc A diagnostic support tool for lumbar spinal stenosis: a self-administered, self-reported history questionnaire
    Shin ichi Konno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:102. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to use this tool to assess the diagnostic value of the history of the patient for categorization of LSS...
  2. pmc Development of a clinical diagnosis support tool to identify patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
    Shinichi Konno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukuhsima Medical University, Hikarigaoka 1, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 16:1951-7. 2007
    ..0% in the top quartile (12 to 16). We developed a simple clinical diagnostic support tool to identify patients with LSS. Further studies are needed to validate this tool in primary care settings...
  3. pmc Comparison of neuropathic pain and neuronal apoptosis following nerve root or spinal nerve compression
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 18:1978-85. 2009
    ..Thus, differences in the time course of mechanical allodynia might be associated with an imbalance in DRG apoptosis...
  4. doi request reprint The reactions of glial cells and endoneurial macrophages in the dorsal root ganglion and their contribution to pain-related behavior after application of nucleus pulposus onto the nerve root in rats
    Ken ichi Otoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:10-7. 2010
    ..Controlled, interventional, animal study...
  5. pmc Vasodilative effects of prostaglandin E1 derivate on arteries of nerve roots in a canine model of a chronically compressed cauda equina
    Masayoshi Shirasaka
    Department of Pharmacy, Fukushima Medical University Hospital, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:41. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether PGE1 derivate has vasodilatory effects on both arteries and veins in a canine model of chronic cauda equina compression...
  6. doi request reprint Contralateral neuropathic pain and neuropathology in dorsal root ganglion and spinal cord following hemilateral nerve injury in rats
    Satoshi Hatashita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1344-51. 2008
    ..The contralateral pain-related behavioral and immunohistochemical changes after hemilateral spinal nerve injury in rats were investigated...
  7. pmc The effects of a 5-HT2A receptor antagonist on blood flow in lumbar disc herniation: application of nucleus pulposus in a canine model
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 17:307-13. 2008
    ..5-HTRA might be a potential agent to improve blood flow in the nerve roots of patients with lumbar disc herniation...
  8. doi request reprint Augmented cerebral activation by lumbar mechanical stimulus in chronic low back pain patients: an FMRI study
    Yoshitaka Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2431-6. 2009
    ..Cerebral activation by lumbar mechanical stimulus was investigated by functional magnetic resonance imaging in healthy subjects and patients with chronic low back pain (LBP)...
  9. doi request reprint Participation of 5-hydroxytryptamine in pain-related behavior induced by nucleus pulposus applied on the nerve root in rats
    Kinshi Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1330-6. 2008
    ..The role of 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) in sciatica in lumbar disc herniation (LDH) in rats was investigated...
  10. pmc An immunohistochemical study of the antinociceptive effect of calcitonin in ovariectomized rats
    Bunji Takayama
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:164. 2008
    ..The aim of this study to investigate antinociceptive effect of calcitonin in OVX rats using the immunohistochemical study...
  11. doi request reprint The reactions of glial cells and endoneurial macrophages in the dorsal root ganglion and their contribution to pain-related behavior after application of nucleus pulposus onto the nerve root in rats
    Ken ichi Otoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:264-71. 2010
    ..Controlled, interventional, animal study...
  12. doi request reprint Interaction of 5-hydroxytryptamine and tumor necrosis factor-α to pain-related behavior by nucleus pulposus applied on the nerve root in rats
    Hiroshi Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:210-8. 2011
    ..The effects of exogenous 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), tumor necrosis factor(TNF)-α, 5-HT + TNF in combination, and autologous nucleus pulposus (NP) at dorsal root ganglion (DRG) were examined using rat models...
  13. pmc Prevalence of lumbar spinal stenosis, using the diagnostic support tool, and correlated factors in Japan: a population-based study
    Shoji Yabuki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 18:893-900. 2013
    ..Few studies have examined the prevalence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in the general population. The purposes of this study were to estimate the prevalence of LSS and to investigate correlated factors for LSS in Japan...
  14. doi request reprint Analgesic effects of prostaglandin E2 receptor subtype EP1 receptor antagonist: experimental study of application of nucleus pulposus
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1829-34. 2011
    ..The effect of an EP1 receptor antagonist on pain-related behavior induced by nucleus pulposus (NP) applied to the dorsal root ganglion (DRG) in rats was investigated...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anti-nociceptive effect of bovine milk-derived lactoferrin in a rat lumbar disc herniation model
    Nobuhisa Sasaki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1663-7. 2010
    ..An experimental animal study...
  16. doi request reprint Increased intramuscular pressure in lumbar paraspinal muscles and low back pain: model development and expression of substance P in the dorsal root ganglion
    Yoshitaka Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1423-8. 2010
    ..The association between intramuscular pressure and low back pain was investigated by measuring intramuscular pressure and blood flow, assessing histologic appearance, and performing immunohistochemical testing in rats...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of asialo-erythropoietin on pain-related behavior and expression of phosphorylated-p38 map kinase and tumor necrosis factor-alpha induced by application of autologous nucleus pulposus on nerve root in rat
    Nobuyuki Sasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E86-94. 2011
    ..this study was designed to examine the neuroprotective effects of asialo-erythropoietin (A-EPO) in a rat model of lumbar disc herniation...
  18. pmc Etanercept attenuates pain-related behavior following compression of the dorsal root ganglion in the rat
    Kazuyuki Watanabe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 20:1877-84. 2011
    ..Much basic research suggests that anti-TNFα therapy may be useful for the treatment of sciatica. The purpose of this study was to clarify the effects of etanercept in a dorsal root ganglion (DRG) compression model...
  19. doi request reprint Anti-HMGB1 neutralization antibody improves pain-related behavior induced by application of autologous nucleus pulposus onto nerve roots in rats
    Ken ichi Otoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E692-8. 2011
    ..Controlled, interventional, animal study...
  20. doi request reprint Localization and function of insulin-like growth factor 1 in dorsal root ganglia in a rat disc herniation model
    Bunji Takayama
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E75-9. 2011
    ..we investigated the localization of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) using immunohistochemistry and the effects of small interfering RNA (siRNA) on IGF-1 in dorsal root ganglions (DRG) in a rat lumbar disc herniation (LDH) model...
  21. doi request reprint A validation study of the Brief Scale for Psychiatric problems in Orthopaedic Patients (BS-POP) for patients with chronic low back pain (verification of reliability, validity, and reproducibility)
    Katshuhiro Yoshida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 16:7-13. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to proactively verify the factorial validity, internal consistency, criterion-related validity and reproducibility of the BS-POP with regard to chronic low back pain patients...
  22. pmc Analgesic effect of percutaneously absorbed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: an experimental study in a rat acute inflammation model
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:15. 2008
    ..This experimental study was conducted to control for the placebo effect and to study the efficacy of the plaster method in relieving pain by using a rat model of inflammation...
  23. pmc Spinal stenosis: assessment of motor function, VEGF expression and angiogenesis in an experimental model in the rat
    Kazuyuki Watanabe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 16:1913-8. 2007
    ..05). Vascular density in the cauda equina was not increased at any of the time points examined. Cauda equina compression decreased walking duration, and induced VEGF expression in nerve roots and DRG...
  24. ncbi request reprint Correlation between inflammatory cytokines released from the lumbar facet joint tissue and symptoms in degenerative lumbar spinal disorders
    Akira Igarashi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 12:154-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to seek involvement of inflammatory facet joint for radiculopathy in lumbar spinal canal stenosis with clinical and anatomical studies...
  25. ncbi request reprint Local application of nucleus pulposus induces expression OF P2X3 in rat dorsal root ganglion cells
    Kaoru Takahashi Sato
    Department of Anesthesiology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 58:17-21. 2012
    ..This may increase our understanding of the pathophysiologic mechanisms related to disc herniation and sciatica...
  26. pmc The effect of repeated restraint stress in pain-related behavior induced by nucleus pulposus applied on the nerve root in rats
    Kazuhide Uesugi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    Eur Spine J 20:1885-91. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the restraint stress (RS) on pain-related behavior induced by application of nucleus pulposus (NP) in rats...
  27. ncbi request reprint A comparison of pain-related behavior following local application of nucleus pulposus and/or mechanical compression on the dorsal root ganglion
    Nobuhisa Sasaki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 57:46-53. 2011
    ..In the antibody group, the threshold was significantly higher than that of the untreated group. An anti-TNF-α antibody reduced allodynia caused by DRG compression...
  28. doi request reprint The effects of cilostazol on nerve conduction velocity and blood flow: acute and chronic cauda equina compression in a canine model
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:2605-11. 2008
    ..Analyses of improvements in nerve conduction velocity (NCV) and blood flow after administering cilostazol in a dog model of experimental acute and chronic cauda equina compression...
  29. doi request reprint Sympathectomy reduces mechanical allodynia, tumor necrosis factor-alpha expression, and dorsal root ganglion apoptosis following nerve root crush injury
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:1163-9. 2008
    ..An analysis of pain behavior and neuronal apoptosis in the dorsal root ganglion (DRG) following crush injury to the L5 nerve root, with or without surgical sympathectomy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Complications of endoscopic spinal surgery: a retrospective study of thoracoscopy and retroperitoneoscopy
    Kazuyuki Watanabe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 12:42-8. 2007
    ..Since 1996, we have applied endoscopic techniques to the treatment of various spinal disorders. The purpose of this study was to clarify the complications of endoscopic spinal surgery using thoracoscopy and retroperitoneoscopy...
  31. pmc Lumbar spinal stenosis associated with peripheral arterial disease: a prospective multicenter observational study
    Kazuhide Uesugi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 17:673-81. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of LSS associated with PAD...
  32. pmc Development of a self-administered questionnaire to screen patients for cervical myelopathy
    Hiroshi Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:268. 2010
    ..As there is presently no screening tool for cervical myelopathy, the aim of this study was to develop a self-administered questionnaire for the screening of cervical myelopathy...
  33. pmc Assessment of pain due to lumbar spine diseases using MR spectroscopy: a preliminary report
    Shoji Yabuki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 18:363-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze whether brain MRS could assess pain due to lumbar spine diseases...
  34. ncbi request reprint Increase of 200-kDa neurofilament-immunoreactive afferents in the substantia gelatinosa in allodynic rats induced by compression of the dorsal root ganglion
    Kazuyuki Watanabe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1265-71. 2007
    ..An experimental study on mechanical allodynia, c-Fos expression, and 200-kDa-neurofilament immunoreactive (IR) afferent expression in the substantia gelatinosa related to compression of dorsal root ganglion (DRG)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Anti-TNF-alpha antibody reduces pain-behavioral changes induced by epidural application of nucleus pulposus in a rat model depending on the timing of administration
    Nobuhisa Sasaki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:413-6. 2007
    ..An experimental animal study...
  36. doi request reprint Do corticosteroids produce additional benefit in nerve root infiltration for lumbar disc herniation?
    Hisayoshi Tachihara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:743-7. 2008
    ..Experimental animal study...
  37. pmc Limaprost alfadex and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for sciatica due to lumbar spinal stenosis
    Akira Onda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan
    Eur Spine J 22:794-801. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of oral limaprost with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) for radiculopathy...
  38. doi request reprint Locomotor dysfunction and risk of cardiovascular disease, quality of life, and medical costs: design of the Locomotive Syndrome and Health Outcome in Aizu Cohort Study (LOHAS) and baseline characteristics of the study population
    Koji Otani
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 17:261-71. 2012
    ..The present study determined baseline characteristics of participants in the Locomotive Syndrome and Health Outcome in Aizu Cohort Study (LOHAS)...
  39. doi request reprint Surgical treatment assessment using the Japanese orthopedic association cervical myelopathy evaluation questionnaire in patients with cervical myelopathy: a new outcome measure for cervical myelopathy
    Takuya Nikaido
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2568-72. 2009
    ..Prospective study of assessment of surgical results using a new outcome measure for cervical myelopathy, the Japanese Orthopedic Association cervical myelopathy evaluation questionnaire (JOACMEQ)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Does facet joint inflammation induce radiculopathy?: an investigation using a rat model of lumbar facet joint inflammation
    Hisayoshi Tachihara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:406-12. 2007
    ..The association between lumbar facet joint inflammation and radiculopathy was investigated using behavioral, histologic, and immunohistochemical testing in rats...
  41. ncbi request reprint Involvement of EphB1 receptor/EphrinB2 ligand in neuropathic pain
    Hideo Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomolecular Science, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1592-8. 2007
    ..We investigated involvement of EphB/ephrinB system in neuropathic pain...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic effects of calcitonin on back pain in the patients with osteoporosis]
    Shin ichi Konno
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine
    Clin Calcium 15:168-73. 2005
    ..These facts suggest that improvement of back pain using calcitonin correlates directly with recovery in functional status, indirectly with recovery in general well being...
  43. ncbi request reprint Short-term results of endoscopic (Okutsu method) versus palmar incision open carpal tunnel release: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Soichi Ejiri
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, 1 Hikarigaoka, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 58:49-59. 2012
    ..However, no prospective randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have compared treatment outcomes between these two procedures. This RCT compared short-term outcomes between ECTR and OCTR for CTS...
  44. doi request reprint The process of tendon regeneration in an achilles tendon resection rat model as a model for hamstring regeneration after harvesting for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Ken ichi Otoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Arthroscopy 27:218-27. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the mechanism of tendon regeneration by investigating macroscopically, histologically, and biomechanically...
  45. doi request reprint Insertion of lateral mass screw of the atlas via the posterior arch: anatomical study of screw insertion using dry bone samples of the atlas from Japanese cadavers
    Yoshitaka Kobayashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, 960 1295, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 13:452-5. 2008
    ..Because the posterior arch is thin, lateral mass screws risk penetrating the upper part of the posterior arch and damaging the vertebral artery running along the upper part of the posterior arch...
  46. pmc Minimally invasive surgery for osteoid osteoma of the cervical spine using microendoscopic discectomy system
    Yukako Nakamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Asian Spine J 7:143-7. 2013
    ..We thus propose microendoscopic surgery for osteoid osteoma developing in a posterior element of the cervical spine is a potentially effective operative procedure...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of methotrexate on fracture healing
    Koichiro Satoh
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    Fukushima J Med Sci 57:11-8. 2011
    ..Although more macrophages were found in the groups treated with MTX, their impact on surrounding inflammatory processes remains unclear...
  48. doi request reprint Ifosfamide encephalopathy associated with chemotherapy for musculoskeletal sarcomas: incidence, severity, and risk factors
    Takahiro Tajino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:104-11. 2010
    ..Although it has been reported in European and American patients with various carcinomas, there have been no published reports regarding ifosfamide encephalopathy in Asian patients with bone and soft tissue sarcomas...
  49. ncbi request reprint An anatomic study of the lumbar plexus with respect to retroperitoneal endoscopic surgery
    Takatomo Moro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:423-8; discussion 427-8. 2003
    ..The distribution of the lumbar plexus was analyzed using cadavers...
  50. ncbi request reprint Correlation of low back pain with functional status, general health perception, social participation, subjective happiness, and patient satisfaction
    Yoshiaki Takeyachi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1461-6; discussion 1467. 2003
    ..A cross-sectional and epidemiologic study investigated low back pain...
  51. ncbi request reprint Necessity of rib head resection for anterior discectomy in the thoracic spine
    Takatomo Moro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1703-5. 2004
    ..The relation between the rib head and the thoracic disc was investigated anatomically...
  52. ncbi request reprint Effects on improvement of blood flow in the chronically compressed cauda equina: comparison between a selective prostaglandin E receptor (EP4) agonist and a prostaglandin E1 derivate
    Miho Sekiguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:869-72. 2006
    ..Vasodilatation was studied in a model of experimental chronic cauda equina compression using measurements of vessel diameter on video recordings...
  53. pmc Correlation between Changes in Leg Blood Flow and Ankle-Brachial Pressure Index: A Study Using Laser Doppler Flowmeter -The 1st Report-
    Kazuyoshi Suzuki
    Division of Rehabilitation, Iwase General Hospital, Sukagawa, Fukushima, Japan Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Fukushima, Japan
    Ann Vasc Dis 4:79-86. 2011
    ..A box-type laser Doppler flowmeter may provide a means of screening for peripheral arterial disease...