A Minami

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Affiliation: Hokkaido University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Giant-cell tumor of the distal ulna treated by wide resection and ulnar support reconstruction: a case report
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Case Report Med 2010:871278. 2010
  2. pmc Effect of the Japanese herbal medicine, Boiogito, on the osteoarthritis of the knee with joint effusion
    Tokifumi Majima
    Department of Joint Replacement and Tissue Engineering, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 4:3. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Total wrist arthrodesis using bowed crossed K-wires
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 24:410-5. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Vascularized fibular graft after excision of giant-cell tumor of the distal radius: wrist arthroplasty versus partial wrist arthrodesis
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8638, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:112-7. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent benign chondroblastoma at the distal end of the radius
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 24:113-5. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of scapholunate dissociation: ligamentous repair associated with modified dorsal capsulodesis
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Hand Surg 8:1-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatments of osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint: long-term results of three procedures
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Hand Surg 10:243-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of the proximal ulnar stump in the Sauvé-Kapandji procedure by using the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon: long-term follow-up studies
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Nishi 7 chome, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 31:440-4. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A long-term follow-up of silicone-rubber interposition arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Hand Surg 10:77-82. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Limited wrist fusions: comparison of results 22 and 89 months after surgery
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, and Hokkaido Orthopaedic Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 24:133-7. 1999

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  1. pmc Giant-cell tumor of the distal ulna treated by wide resection and ulnar support reconstruction: a case report
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Case Report Med 2010:871278. 2010
    ..Postoperative X-rays showed no abnormal findings including recurrence of the giant-cell tumor and ulnar translation of the entire carpus. The stability of the proximal stump of the distal ulna was also maintained...
  2. pmc Effect of the Japanese herbal medicine, Boiogito, on the osteoarthritis of the knee with joint effusion
    Tokifumi Majima
    Department of Joint Replacement and Tissue Engineering, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Sports Med Arthrosc Rehabil Ther Technol 4:3. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. ncbi request reprint Total wrist arthrodesis using bowed crossed K-wires
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 24:410-5. 1999
    ..There were no major postoperative complications. The advantages of this technique are its simplicity, versatility, and reliability which mean that special internal fixation devices are not needed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vascularized fibular graft after excision of giant-cell tumor of the distal radius: wrist arthroplasty versus partial wrist arthrodesis
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 8638, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:112-7. 2002
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Recurrent benign chondroblastoma at the distal end of the radius
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 24:113-5. 1999
    ..We report a 13-year-old boy with a rapidly recurring benign chondroblastoma in the epiphysis of the distal end of the radius...
  6. ncbi request reprint Treatment of scapholunate dissociation: ligamentous repair associated with modified dorsal capsulodesis
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Hand Surg 8:1-6. 2003
    ..These clinical and X-ray results suggest that early repair of the scapholunate interosseous ligament along with a modified dorsal capsulodesis is a useful procedure in the treatment of scapholunate dissociation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Treatments of osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint: long-term results of three procedures
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Hand Surg 10:243-8. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Stabilization of the proximal ulnar stump in the Sauvé-Kapandji procedure by using the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon: long-term follow-up studies
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Nishi 7 chome, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 31:440-4. 2006
    ..In this article we address the question of whether those clinical and radiographic results noted at an average follow-up period of 35 months after surgery were maintained at later follow-up examinations...
  9. ncbi request reprint A long-term follow-up of silicone-rubber interposition arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Hand Surg 10:77-82. 2005
    ..The indications for silicone-rubber interposition arthroplasty for OA of the thumb CMC joint should be severely restricted as these produced unsatisfactory long-term results...
  10. ncbi request reprint Limited wrist fusions: comparison of results 22 and 89 months after surgery
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, and Hokkaido Orthopaedic Memorial Hospital, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 24:133-7. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the clinical and radiographic results at 22 months were maintained at the final follow-up visit and that the effect of limited wrist fusion does not deteriorate...
  11. ncbi request reprint Extensor tendon rupture due to osteoarthritis of the distal radio-ulnar joint
    I Ohshio
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 16:450-3. 1991
    ..The tendon rupture was thought to be caused mainly by friction between the displaced distal end of the ulna and osteophytes of the distal radio-ulnar joint...
  12. ncbi request reprint Development of mature cartilage constructs using novel three-dimensional porous scaffolds for enhanced repair of osteochondral defects
    Yasuhiko Kasahara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 86:127-36. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that the implantation of constructs with mature cartilage have potential as a better approach for joint resurfacing...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of pore size on in vitro cartilage formation using chitosan-based hyaluronic acid hybrid polymer fibers
    Shintaro Yamane
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 81:586-93. 2007
    ..The biological and mechanical advantages presented here will make it possible to apply our scaffold to relatively wide cartilaginous lesions...
  14. pmc Effect of Hydroxyapatite porous characteristics on healing outcomes in rabbit posterolateral spinal fusion model
    Makoto Motomiya
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Eur Spine J 16:2215-24. 2007
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical and histological evaluation of a bioresorbable lumbar interbody fusion cage
    Yoshihiro Hojo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kitaku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Biomaterials 26:2643-51. 2005
    ..It has been confirmed that the novel bioactive and bioresorbable cages had valuable advantages over existing CFC for use in spinal reconstructive surgery...
  16. ncbi request reprint Modification of the Sauvé-Kapandji procedure with extensor carpi ulnaris tenodesis
    A Minami
    Section of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 25:1080-4. 2000
    ..Stabilization of the proximal ulnar stump associated with Sauvé-Kapandji procedure is a useful procedure to prevent an unstable ulnar stump in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint...
  17. ncbi request reprint Clinical results of treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears by arthroscopic debridement
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 21:406-11. 1996
    ..Good results correlated with grip strength; all patients with post-traumatic TFCC tears had excellent results, while those with degenerative TFCC tears did poorly...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hemiresection-interposition arthroplasty of the distal radioulnar joint associated with repair of triangular fibrocartilage complex lesions
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 16:1120-5. 1991
    ..Postoperative complications occurred in 7 wrists of 6 patients: reoperation in 2 wrists, fracture in 1, and tendinitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris in 4. All 15 patients subsequently returned to their previous occupations...
  19. ncbi request reprint Alginate and chitosan polyion complex hybrid fibers for scaffolds in ligament and tendon tissue engineering
    Tokifumi Majima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 10:302-7. 2005
    ..We concluded that an alginate-based chitosan hybrid polymer fiber has considerable potential as a desirable biomaterial scaffold for tendon and ligament tissue engineering...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bone ingrowth fixation of artificial intervertebral disc consisting of bioceramic-coated three-dimensional fabric
    Masahiko Takahata
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:637-44; discussion 644. 2003
    ..The bone-bonding characteristic of the new artificial intervertebral disc consisting of bioceramic-coated three-dimensional fabric was evaluated mechanically and histologically in an in vivo sheep model...
  21. doi request reprint A cellular implantation system using an injectable ultra-purified alginate gel for repair of osteochondral defects in a rabbit model
    Tatsuya Igarashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 94:844-55. 2010
    ..This system using the purified alginate gel shows the clinical potential for arthroscopically injectable implantation of BMSCs for the treatment of cartilaginous lesions...
  22. doi request reprint Long-term results of conventional varus half-wedge proximal femoral osteotomy for the treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head
    H Ito
    Asahikawa Medical University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 94:308-14. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Atelocollagen-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation for the repair of chondral defects of the knee: a prospective multicenter clinical trial in Japan
    H Tohyama
    Department of Sports Medicine, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 14:579-88. 2009
    ..The present multicenter study was conducted to determine clinical and arthroscopic outcomes in patients who underwent atelocollagen-associated autologous chondrocyte implantation for the repair of chondral defects of the knees...
  24. ncbi request reprint Chitosan-based hyaluronan hybrid polymer fibre scaffold for ligament and tendon tissue engineering
    T Majima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 221:537-46. 2007
    ..It was shown that newly developed hybrid-polymer fibre scaffold has feasibility for joint tissue engineering...
  25. ncbi request reprint Surgical repair of acute collateral ligament injuries in digits with the Mitek bone suture anchor
    H Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 24:70-5. 1999
    ..Pain was completely relieved in 15 patients. Loss of joint motion averaged 7 degrees. In all joints the postoperative lateral stress angle was within 10 degrees of that of the contralateral digit...
  26. ncbi request reprint The Sauvé-Kapandji procedure for osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint
    A Minami
    Department of Othopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 20:602-8. 1995
    ..Our clinical and x-ray film findings suggest that the Sauvé-Kapandji procedure is a satisfactory procedure for patients with osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint...
  27. ncbi request reprint The effect of cyclic loading on the biomechanical characteristics of the femur-graft-tibia complex after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using Bone Mulch screw/WasherLoc fixation
    Toshiharu Kudo
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku Kita 15 Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:414-20. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Massive rotator cuff tears repaired on top of humeral head by McLaughlin's procedure
    Naomi Oizumi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 16:321-6. 2007
    ..When torn tendons reach over the top of the humeral head with the arm at the side in patients with massive tears that are not reparable to the greater tuberosity, satisfactory clinical outcomes can be expected...
  29. doi request reprint Long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes after open reduction for missed Monteggia fracture-dislocations in children
    Koichi Nakamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shinshu University School of Medicine, 3 1 1 Asahi, Matsumoto 390 8621, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:1394-404. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes after open reduction for the treatment of a missed Monteggia fracture-dislocation...
  30. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical study on the effect of five different lumbar reconstruction techniques on adjacent-level intradiscal pressure and lamina strain
    Hideki Sudo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:150-5. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Alteration of N-glycans related to articular cartilage deterioration after anterior cruciate ligament transection in rabbits
    T Matsuhashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 16:772-8. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to identify disease specific N-glycan expression profiles in degenerated cartilage in a rabbit OA model induced by anterior cruciate ligament transection (ACLT)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ulnar shortening for triangular fibrocartilage complex tears associated with ulnar positive variance
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 23:904-8. 1998
    ..Complications included 1 reflex sympathetic dystrophy and 2 fractures through the osteotomy site after early plate removal. Ulnar shortening is a useful procedure for TFCC tears associated with ulnar positive variance...
  33. doi request reprint Effect of cyclic three-dimensional strain on cell proliferation and collagen synthesis of fibroblast-seeded chitosan-hyaluronan hybrid polymer fiber
    Naohiro Sawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, North 15 West 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 15:569-77. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the effect of various cyclic mechanical stresses on cell proliferation and ECM production in a 3D scaffold made from chitosan and hyaluronan for ligament and tendon tissue engineering...
  34. ncbi request reprint Static and dynamic analysis of five anterior instrumentation systems for thoracolumbar scoliosis
    Norimichi Shimamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1678-85. 2003
    ..A nondestructive biomechanical investigation among five anterior spinal instrumentation systems for scoliosis...
  35. ncbi request reprint A new nerve block procedure for the suprascapular nerve based on a cadaveric study
    Dai Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 18:607-11. 2009
    ..Suprascapular nerve block (SSNB) is a method used to relieve this shoulder pain, but is not always completely effective. The purpose of this study is to develop the new effective suprascapular nerve block procedure...
  36. ncbi request reprint Chitosan-RGDSGGC conjugate as a scaffold material for musculoskeletal tissue engineering
    Tatsuya Masuko
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Biomaterials 26:5339-47. 2005
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of Kienböck's disease treated by triscaphe arthrodesis and excisional arthroplasty with a coiled palmaris longus tendon
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 19:219-28. 1994
    ..Two of these five patients had subsequent wrist arthrodesis. We conclude that stage IIIB is a specific indication for scaphotrapeziotrapezoidal arthrodesis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Repair and/or reconstruction of scapholunate interosseous ligament in lunate and perilunate dislocations
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 18:1099-106. 1993
    ..These clinical and x-ray film results suggest that scapholunate interosseous ligament repair and/or reconstruction can prevent or reduce the occurrence of carpal instability and improve clinical results...
  39. ncbi request reprint Inverted V-shaped high tibial osteotomy compared with closing-wedge high tibial osteotomy for osteoarthritis of the knee. Ten-year follow-up result
    Y Aoki
    Hokushin Orthopaedic Hospital, Shiroishi ku, 003 0823, Sapporo, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 88:1336-40. 2006
    ..Our study suggests that the inverted V-shaped osteotomy may offer more dependable long-term results than traditional closing-wedge osteotomy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Experimental study of radial ray deficiency
    H Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 15:470-6. 1990
    ..However, the critical period for radial deficiency is one day later than that for ulnar deficiency in rats, which may contribute to the greater frequency of radial deficiency than ulnar deficiency in clinical cases...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical features and management of traumatic posterior interosseous nerve palsy
    K Hirachi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 23:413-7. 1998
    ..Eight patients were treated conservatively. Sixteen of 17 patients recovered to more than M4 motor power at final follow-up. Associated muscle damage worsened the functional result...
  42. ncbi request reprint The sphericity of the bearing surface in total hip arthroplasty
    H Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 16:1024-9. 2001
    ..Further improvement is desirable, however, because good sphericity is expected to prolong the functional performance of the prosthesis after total hip arthroplasty...
  43. ncbi request reprint Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid fusion: long-term follow-up study
    Akio Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15 jo, Nishi 7 chome, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 8:319-22. 2003
    ..Although radioscaphoid arthrosis occurred in 23% of this series after STT fusion, the results suggest that it is an effective procedure for Kienböck's disease and isolated STT arthrosis...
  44. ncbi request reprint The effect of transforming growth factor-beta1 on intraosseous healing of flexor tendon autograft replacement of anterior cruciate ligament in dogs
    Shuji Yamazaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 21:1034-41. 2005
    ..To clarify the effect of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 on intraosseous healing of the flexor tendon autograft in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) replacement...
  45. ncbi request reprint Enhancement of graft bone healing by intermittent administration of human parathyroid hormone (1-34) in a rat spinal arthrodesis model
    Yuichiro Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Sapporo, Japan
    Bone 41:775-85. 2007
    ..Based on the results of this study, intermittent injection of hPTH(1-34) might be an efficient adjuvant intervention in spinal arthrodesis surgery and all other skeletal reconstruction surgeries requiring bone grafts...
  46. ncbi request reprint The effect of graft-tunnel diameter disparity on intraosseous healing of the flexor tendon graft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Shuji Yamazaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 30:498-505. 2002
    ..Graft-to-tunnel healing is a significant factor in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, but there have been few studies on the effect of graft-tunnel diameter disparity on intraosseous healing of the flexor tendon graft...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the central slip by the transverse retinacular ligament for boutonnière deformity
    I Ohshio
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 15:407-9. 1990
    ..This procedure is not indicated for boutonnière deformities with severe contracture of the lateral band; its best indication is in cases in which the central slip is defective and conservative treatment is not effective...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pre-coated femoral components in hybrid total hip arthroplasty. Results at 11 years
    H Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 87:306-9. 2005
    ..The mean Harris hip score at follow-up was 84 points. A pre-coated femoral component with a second-generation cementing technique provides good clinical function and survival in the medium term...
  49. ncbi request reprint Destruction of acetabular bone caused by early failure of a constrained acetabular component
    H Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University, School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 16:938-41. 2001
    ..This failure illustrates the potential risk of using a constrained acetabular component for total hip arthroplasty...
  50. doi request reprint The Chiari pelvic osteotomy for patients with dysplastic hips and poor joint congruency: long-term follow-up
    H Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asahikawa Medical University, Midorigaoka Higashi 2 1 1 1, Asahikawa 078 8510, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:726-31. 2011
    ..6% for those with advanced osteoarthritis (p < 0.001). We now perform the Chiari osteotomy for patients with dysplastic hips showing poor joint congruency and who prefer a joint-conserving procedure to THR...
  51. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of anterior spinal instrumentation systems for scoliosis: in vitro fatigue simulation
    N Shimamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido Graduate University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2701-8. 2001
    ..A biomechanical study was designed to assess the bone-screw interface fixation strength among five anterior spinal instrumentation systems for scoliosis before and after a fatigue simulation...
  52. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical analysis of metastatic vertebral collapse of the thoracic spine: a sheep model study
    Hibiki Ebihara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:994-9. 2004
    ..This is a biomechanical study using sheep thoracic spine to investigate the probability of mechanical failure of the thoracic spine with various sizes or locations of tumor metastasis...
  53. ncbi request reprint Fixation with poly-L-lactide screws in hip osteotomies
    Hiroshi Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 444:169-75. 2006
    ..Osteolysis is a possible complication. Level of Evidence: Therapeutic study, Level II (prospective comparative study). See the Guidelines for Authors for a complete description of levels of evidence...
  54. ncbi request reprint Palliative spinal reconstruction using cervical pedicle screws for metastatic lesions of the spine: a retrospective analysis of 32 cases
    Itaru Oda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1439-44. 2006
    ..A retrospective study...
  55. ncbi request reprint The effect of intraosseous graft length on tendon-bone healing in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using flexor tendon
    Shuji Yamazaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 14:1086-93. 2006
    ..In conclusion, excessively long placement of the flexor graft within the bone tunnel does not result in an additional increase of anchoring strength and stiffness of the graft in ACL reconstruction...
  56. ncbi request reprint Stress shielding of patellar tendon: effect on small-diameter collagen fibrils in a rabbit model
    Tokifumi Majima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, N 15, W 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8631, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 8:836-41. 2003
    ..This study demonstrated that complete stress shielding significantly affects the microstructure and ultrastructure of the patellar tendon..
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of single-dose administration of FK-506 on allogeneic limb transplantation in rats: is there an optimal timing of its administration?
    Taketoshi Gohda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1653-8. 2003
    ..For prolonged survival of a grafted limb, a single-dose administration of FK-506 is more effective at 24 to 48 hours after transplantation...
  58. ncbi request reprint The effect of transforming growth factor-beta on mechanical properties of the fibrous tissue regenerated in the patellar tendon after resecting the central portion
    Yuko Anaguchi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 20:959-65. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to clarify whether an application of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 increases the mechanical properties of the regenerated tissue in the patellar tendon after resecting the central portion...
  59. doi request reprint Mobile-bearing total knee arthroplasty improves patellar tracking and patellofemoral contact stress: in vivo measurements in the same patients
    Naohiro Sawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 25:920-5. 2010
    ..However, tibial rotation during flexion has no significant difference. This study showed that mobile platform total knee arthroplasty significantly improved patellar tracking and decreased patellofemoral contact stress...
  60. ncbi request reprint Types of spinal instability that require interbody support in posterior lumbar reconstruction: an in vitro biomechanical investigation
    Itaru Oda
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1573-80. 2003
    ..Pedicle screw fixation alone for sequential spinal instabilities was biomechanically compared with pedicle screw fixation using interbody cages...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of administration of exogenous growth factors on biomechanical properties of the elongation-type anterior cruciate ligament injury with partial laceration
    Eiji Kondo
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:188-96. 2005
    ..No studies have been conducted to clarify the in vivo effect of growth factor application on healing in the injured anterior cruciate ligament...
  62. doi request reprint In vitro and finite element analysis of a novel rotator cuff fixation technique
    Tadanao Funakoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:986-92. 2008
    ..It suggests that these repair techniques can prevent high stress concentration compared to the double-row repair...
  63. ncbi request reprint Rotational osteotomy at the diaphysis of the radius in the treatment of congenital radioulnar synostosis
    Michiyo Fujimoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukui University School of Medicine, Matsuoka, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:676-9. 2005
    ..Bone union was obtained in all patients without any complications or correction loss. Functional improvements were achieved in all patients. This procedure is simple and safe in the treatment of congenital radioulnar synostosis...
  64. ncbi request reprint Treatment of flexor tendon sheath ganglions using ultrasound imaging
    H Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 22:1027-33. 1997
    ..These results indicate that ultrasound is useful, in cases in which flexor tendon sheath ganglion are suspected, for assisting in diagnosis and determining whether patients should undergo aspiration or surgical excision...
  65. ncbi request reprint Limited wrist fusions
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 13:660-7. 1988
    ..Complications included one pseudoarthrosis and one rupture of the flexor pollicis longus tendon. In one of the 17 wrists new osteoarthritic changes surrounding the arthrodesed joints occurred...
  66. ncbi request reprint Functional results of low median and ulnar nerve repair with intraneural fascicular dissection and electrical fascicular orientation
    H Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 23:471-82. 1998
    ....
  67. pmc Coracoacromial arch decompression in rotator cuff surgery
    N Suenaga
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Int Orthop 24:212-6. 2000
    ..According to Neer's criteria there were 92 satisfactory and 8 unsatisfactory results. The mean postoperative UCLA score was 33.4 points and the results were rated excellent in 78, good in 18 and fair in 4...
  68. ncbi request reprint Three-dimensionally corrective external fixator system for proximal femoral osteotomy
    H Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop 21:652-6. 2001
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of stand-alone interbody fusion cages in the cervical spine
    N Shimamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido Graduate University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E432-6. 2001
    ..An in vitro biomechanical investigation of the immediate stability in cervical reconstruction...
  70. doi request reprint Effect of selective estrogen receptor modulator/raloxifene analogue on proliferation and collagen metabolism of tendon fibroblast
    Toru Irie
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Connect Tissue Res 51:179-87. 2010
    ..The results of this study suggest that postmenopausal estrogen deficiency might downregulate tendon collagen turnover and decrease tendon elasticity. Further, raloxifene treatment might restore these changes to premenopausal levels...
  71. doi request reprint Neurological recovery from pentaplegia after resection for sacral plasmacytoma presenting with POEMS syndrome
    Yoshihisa Kotani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 10:324-8. 2009
    ..This is the first report describing neurological recovery after surgery for pentaplegia due to POEMS syndrome associated with solitary sacral plasmacytoma...
  72. doi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted reattachment of avulsed triangular fibrocartilage complex to the fovea of the ulnar head
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1323-6. 2009
    ..Our arthroscopic technique is relatively simple and has great advantages for progressive healing at the attachment site between the TFCC and the fovea...
  73. doi request reprint Radial overgrowth after radial shortening osteotomies for skeletally immature patients with Kienböck's disease
    Tomoya Matsuhashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1242-7. 2009
    ....
  74. doi request reprint Long-term stress distribution patterns across the elbow joint in baseball players assessed by computed tomography osteoabsorptiometry
    Daisuke Momma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 39:336-41. 2011
    ..Therefore, the biomechanical characteristics over the elbow joint surface under long-term loading conditions of baseball pitching can be determined by a measurement of the distribution pattern...
  75. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting results of ulnar shortening for ulnar impaction syndrome
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 465:215-9. 2007
    ..5 points). A long duration of symptoms and workers' compensation predicted worse clinical scores. We recommend considering these two factors when deciding whether to perform this procedure...
  76. doi request reprint Autologous osteochondral mosaicplasty for osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow in teenage athletes
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 91:2359-66. 2009
    ..Our aim was to clarify the surgical efficacy of mosaicplasty for teenage athletes with advanced lesions of capitellar osteochondritis dissecans...
  77. ncbi request reprint Donor site evaluation after autologous osteochondral mosaicplasty for cartilaginous lesions of the elbow joint
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 35:2096-100. 2007
    ..However, the effect of harvesting grafts on knee function remains unclear...
  78. doi request reprint Simultaneous double-rod rotation technique in posterior instrumentation surgery for correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
    Manabu Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:293-300. 2010
    ..This technique is applicable not only to a thoracic single curve but also to double major curves in cases of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis...
  79. doi request reprint Down-regulation of cathepsin K in synovium leads to progression of osteoarthritis in rabbits
    Daisuke Takahashi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 60:2372-80. 2009
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of hydroxyapatite ceramic vertebral spacers with different porosities and their binding capability to the vertebral body: an experimental study in sheep
    Manabu Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 6:431-7. 2007
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Spinal cord compression by ligamentum flavum hematoma in the thoracic spine
    Hideki Sudo
    Department of Advanced Medicine for Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E942-4. 2009
    ..Case report...
  82. pmc Minimum 2-year outcome of cervical laminoplasty with deep extensor muscle-preserving approach: impact on cervical spine function and quality of life
    Yoshihisa Kotani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kitaku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Eur Spine J 18:663-71. 2009
    ....
  83. ncbi request reprint The correlation between bursoscopic and histologic findings of the acromion undersurface in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome
    Naoki Suenaga
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 18:16-20. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint The effect of growth factors on biomechanical properties of the bone-patellar tendon-bone graft after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a canine model study
    Kazunori Yasuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 32:870-80. 2004
    ..No studies have dealt with the effect of growth factors on the free tendon autograft in anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction...
  85. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing prognosis after direct repair of the flexor pollicis longus tendon: multivariate regression model analysis
    Toshihiko Kasashima
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Hand Surg 7:171-6. 2002
    ..Results of this study indicate that early postoperative motion is useful after every FPL tendon repair, particularly in patients with zone II laceration or retraction of the proximal tendon stump...
  86. ncbi request reprint Cubital tunnel syndrome associated with medial elbow Ganglia and osteoarthritis of the elbow
    Hiroyuki Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:1413-9. 2002
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Quantitative evaluation of long sitting in paraplegic patients with spinal cord injury
    Osamu Shirado
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1251-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the characteristics of long sitting (ie, sitting with legs extended) in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and to compare these results with able-bodied control subjects...
  88. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord compression by multistrand cables after solid posterior atlantoaxial fusion. Report of three cases
    Hideki Sudo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Neurosurg 97:359-61. 2002
    ..When applying multistrand cables for intersegmental fixation at the atlantoaxial complex, delayed complications related to bowing of the cables is possible...
  89. ncbi request reprint Radial osteotomies for teenage patients with Kienböck disease
    Norimasa Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 439:116-22. 2005
    ..The current results indicate that radial osteotomies are effective in improving not only short-term clinical outcomes, but also radiographic findings in teenage patients with Kienböck disease...
  90. ncbi request reprint An investigational study on the healing process of anterior spinal arthrodesis using a bioactive ceramic spacer and the change in load-sharing of spinal instrumentation
    Masahiko Takahata
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E195-203. 2005
    ..Ceramic anterior lumbar interbody arthrodesis was performed using an in vivo sheep model. Observations of fusion status and the load-sharing of spinal instrumentation were studied at sequential intervals for 1 year after surgery...
  91. ncbi request reprint Quadriparesis complicating atlantoaxial subluxation and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis. A case report
    Osamu Shirado
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saitama Medical School, Moroyama, Saitama 350 0495, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1354-7. 2005
  92. ncbi request reprint Callotasis lengthening in patients with brachymetacarpia
    Hiroyuki Kato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop 22:497-500. 2002
    ..Brachymetacarpia is an appropriate indication for callotasis lengthening in congenital deformities of the upper extremities...
  93. ncbi request reprint Application of tissue engineering techniques for rotator cuff regeneration using a chitosan-based hyaluronan hybrid fiber scaffold
    Tadanao Funakoshi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7 Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 33:1193-201. 2005
    ..The current surgical procedures for irreparable rotator cuff tears have considerable limitations. Tissue engineering techniques using novel scaffold materials offer potential alternatives for managing these conditions...
  94. ncbi request reprint In vitro biomechanical effects of reconstruction on adjacent motion segment: comparison of aligned/kyphotic posterolateral fusion with aligned posterior lumbar interbody fusion/posterolateral fusion
    Hideki Sudo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Neurosurg 99:221-8. 2003
    ..In this study the authors compare the biomechanical effects of three different posterior reconstructions on the adjacent motion segment...
  95. ncbi request reprint Limb length and girth discrepancy of unilateral congenital clubfeet
    Kazumi Shimode
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop B 14:280-4. 2005
    ..We conclude that hypoplasia of the femur and the tibia, not only the tarsal bones, does exist to some extent, or it can be said that there must be a generalized decrease in limb size in congenital clubfeet...
  96. ncbi request reprint Detection of altered N-glycan profiles in whole serum from rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Hiroaki Nakagawa
    Graduate School of Advanced Life Science, Frontier Research Center for Post Genomic Science and Technology, Hokkaido University, W11 N21, Sapporo 001 0021, Japan
    J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci 853:133-7. 2007
    ..These results indicate that LC-MS analysis of whole serum N-glycans can identify N-glycan alterations in RA and that this is a promising method both for studies of RA mechanisms and diagnosis...
  97. ncbi request reprint Rupture of extensor tendons associated with a palmar perilunar dislocation
    A Minami
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 14:843-7. 1989
    ..We describe a 20-year-old man with rupture of the finger extensor tendons associated with a palmar perilunar dislocation, and the mechanism of the tendon rupture...
  98. doi request reprint Minimally invasive surgical treatment for tuberculous spondylodiscitis
    M Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 52:250-3. 2009
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Restoration of sensibility in fingers repaired with free sensory flaps from the toe
    H Kato
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 14:49-54. 1989
    ..Therefore, establishing and maintaining and adequate circulation in the flap at operation is essential for good sensory restoration...
  100. ncbi request reprint Force distribution through the wrist joint in patients with different stages of Kienböck's disease: using computed tomography osteoabsorptiometry
    N Iwasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 25:870-6. 2000
    ..These findings indicate that the load is shifted away from the lunate to the scaphoid with the progression of Kienböck's disease in living subjects...
  101. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus after medium to long-term follow-up of hip arthroplasty
    H Ito
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Higashi, Asahikawa, Japan
    Lupus 16:318-23. 2007
    ..05) and bodily pain (P < 0.03) compared to those with bipolar hemiarthroplasty. Although improvement could not reach the level of general population, the hip arthroplasty contributed to support HRQOL of SLE patients...