Kosaku Higashino

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Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of lumbar posterior apophyseal end-plate lesions in children and adolescents
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Graduate School, Institute of Health Biosciences, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e74. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Vertebral rounding deformity in pediatric spondylolisthesis occurs due to deficient of endochondral ossification of the growth plate: radiological, histological and immunohistochemical analysis of a rat spondylolisthesis model
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15, Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2839-45. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Cervical and upper thoracic screwing for spinal fusion: strategy for its safe insertion to avoid major complications
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1447-52. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Anterior transvertebral herniotomy for cervical disc herniation: a long-term follow-up study
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:408-12. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of loss of elasticity and hypertrophy of lumbar ligamentum flavum in elderly patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Hirofumi Kosaka
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2805-11. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Fresh stress fractures of lumbar pedicles in an adolescent male ballet dancer: case report and literature review
    Rui Amari
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:397-401. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiological features of lumbar spinal lesions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with special reference to the changes around intervertebral discs
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:605-11. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Lumbar radiculopathy caused by extradural rheumatoid nodules. Case report
    Nori Hirohashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:352-6. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Extension of contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm into a lumbar intervertebral disc. Case report
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:221-6. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Intramedullary schwannoma with calcification of the epiconus
    Fumio Hayashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine J 9:e19-23. 2009

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of lumbar posterior apophyseal end-plate lesions in children and adolescents
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Graduate School, Institute of Health Biosciences, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes in children and adolescents who were treated either surgically or conservatively for a lumbar posterior apophyseal end-plate lesion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vertebral rounding deformity in pediatric spondylolisthesis occurs due to deficient of endochondral ossification of the growth plate: radiological, histological and immunohistochemical analysis of a rat spondylolisthesis model
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15, Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2839-45. 2007
    ..A study using rat spondylolisthesis models...
  3. doi request reprint Cervical and upper thoracic screwing for spinal fusion: strategy for its safe insertion to avoid major complications
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1447-52. 2009
    ..All showed solid fusion. For cervical screwing the most important aspect should be safety to avoid severe morbidity. Our strategy, which consists in the combined use of pedicle, lateral mass and laminar screwing, is safe and reliable...
  4. ncbi request reprint Anterior transvertebral herniotomy for cervical disc herniation: a long-term follow-up study
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:408-12. 2009
    ..Retrospective study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of loss of elasticity and hypertrophy of lumbar ligamentum flavum in elderly patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Hirofumi Kosaka
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2805-11. 2007
    ..A histologic, biologic, and immunohistochemical assessment using human samples of lumbar ligamentum flavum...
  6. doi request reprint Fresh stress fractures of lumbar pedicles in an adolescent male ballet dancer: case report and literature review
    Rui Amari
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:397-401. 2009
    ..Only a few cases with bilateral pedicle stress fractures have been reported. We report a 14-year-old ballet dancer with fresh bilateral pedicle fractures treated conservatively, together with a review of the literature...
  7. ncbi request reprint Radiological features of lumbar spinal lesions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with special reference to the changes around intervertebral discs
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:605-11. 2008
    ..Only a few articles have described the status of the lumbar spine affected by RA based on plain X-ray films and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Lumbar radiculopathy caused by extradural rheumatoid nodules. Case report
    Nori Hirohashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:352-6. 2007
    ..The authors believe that if patients with RA are also examined for extraarticular lesions, it is likely that these will be more frequently detected...
  9. ncbi request reprint Extension of contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm into a lumbar intervertebral disc. Case report
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:221-6. 2007
    ..In this paper the authors report the case of a chronic contained rupture of an AAA causing spinal destruction, in which diagnosis was difficult because the lesion produced symptoms mimicking those of pyogenic spondylitis...
  10. doi request reprint Intramedullary schwannoma with calcification of the epiconus
    Fumio Hayashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine J 9:e19-23. 2009
    ..Schwann cells are generally present in the nerve root, not in the spinal cord. Thus, intramedullary schwannomas are rare, and in most cases there is cyst formation without calcification...
  11. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical study of two different pedicle screw methods for fixation in osteoporotic and nonosteoporotic vertebrae
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    J Surg Orthop Adv 21:198-203. 2012
    ..The results of this experiment indicate that pedicle screws inserted as end-plate screws do not provide a strength advantage over pedicle screws inserted straight forward, whether the vertebrae are osteoporotic or not...
  12. ncbi request reprint High-grade slippage of the lumbar spine in a rat model of spondylolisthesis: effects of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor on its deformity
    Shinji Komatsubara
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Kuramoto, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E528-34. 2006
    ..Radiographic and histologic evaluation of spondylolisthesis in a rat model...
  13. ncbi request reprint Myelopathy in a 6-year-old girl caused by neurofibromatosis Type 1: a case report
    Ichiro Tonogai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:836-40. 2008
    ..Even when there is radiological evidence of spinal involvement, young patients with neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF-1) seldom have symptoms. We report the case of a child who developed rapidly progressive myelopathy...
  14. doi request reprint Do the adjacent level intervertebral discs degenerate after a lumbar spinal fusion? An experimental study using a rabbit model
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1144-52. 2010
    ..A rabbit model of disc degeneration adjacent to a lumbar spinal fusion...
  15. ncbi request reprint Pseudoaneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta caused by a severe migration of an anterior spinal device
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:696-9. 2008
    ..Case report...
  16. doi request reprint Angiogenesis and myogenesis in mouse tibialis anterior muscles during distraction osteogenesis: VEGF, its receptors, and myogenin genes expression
    Toshihiko Nishisho
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Orthop Res 30:1767-73. 2012
    ..We conclude that upregulation of VEGF and its receptors by mechanical tension-stress could be involved in the process of angiogenesis and myogenesis in lengthened muscles...