Toru Akiyama


Affiliation: Jichi Medical School
Country: Japan


  1. Fukushima T, Ogura K, Akiyama T, Takeshita K, Kawai A. Descriptive epidemiology and outcomes of bone sarcomas in adolescent and young adult patients in Japan. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018;19:297 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that cancer survival of AYA patients was significantly higher than that of the elderly. AYA status was not a predictor of poor cancer survival in Japan. ..
  2. Maeda A, Saku I, Kanda S, Saita K, Akiyama T. Obturator internus muscle abscess caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in an adult: A case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2018;44:1-3 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, we report the first case of OIM abscess in an adult caused by MRSA. Surgical drainage, debridement, and systemic antibiotic treatment were administered, resulting in a successful outcome. ..
  3. Akiyama T, Kanda S, Saita K. The longitudinal split technique for narrow canal tibia in a case of distal femur replacement for osteosarcoma. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;31:266-272 pubmed publisher
    ..Our longitudinal split technique should be applicable to adult patients with skeletal immaturity requiring resection of juxta-articular malignant tumors and in other situations complicated by the presence of a narrow canal. ..
  4. Hasegawa S, Kanda S, Imada H, Yamaguchi T, Akiyama T. Melorheostosis with recurrent soft-tissue components: a histologically confirmed case. Skeletal Radiol. 2017;46:399-404 pubmed publisher
    ..The ossified soft-tissue lesion in our patient is to our knowledge the first reported case of the histologically confirmed soft-tissue component of melorheostosis, which differs from that of synovial chondromatosis. ..
  5. Saku I, Kanda S, Saito T, Fukushima T, Akiyama T. Wound management with negative pressure wound therapy in postoperative infection after open reconstruction of chronic Achilles tendon rupture. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;37:106-108 pubmed publisher
    ..NPWT seems to be a simple and successful candidate for this situation. NPWT seems to be effective for the treatment of postoperative infection following Achilles tendon repair, even in cases of tendon loss. ..
  6. Akiyama T, Ogura K, Gokita T, Tsukushi S, Iwata S, Nakamura T, et al. Analysis of the Infiltrative Features of Chordoma: The Relationship Between Micro-Skip Metastasis and Postoperative Outcomes. Ann Surg Oncol. 2018;25:912-919 pubmed publisher
    ..050). The presence of micro-skip metastasis was associated with a higher rate of local recurrence. The maximum tumor diameter and the presence of histologic vascular invasion were associated with poorer overall survival. ..