Shigeki Matsubara


Affiliation: Jichi Medical School
Country: Japan


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    Matsubara S, Ohkuchi A, Kamesaki T, Ishikawa S, Nakamura Y, Matsumoto M. Supporting rural remote physicians to conduct a study and write a paper: experience of Clinical Research Support Team (CRST)-Jichi. Rural Remote Health. 2014;14:2883 pubmed
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    Matsubara S, Takayama T, Iwasaki R, Izumi A, Watanabe T, Sato I. Chorion laeve trophoblasts of preeclamptic fetal membranes: histochemically detectable enzyme activities do not change at a subcellular level. Eur J Histochem. 2001;45:211-7 pubmed
  3. Matsubara S, Izumi A, Nagai T, Kikkawa I, Suzuki M. Femur fracture during abdominal breech delivery. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2008;278:195-7 pubmed publisher
    ..A simple splinting led to a complete healing of the fracture without sequelae. Although abdominal breech delivery reduces the risk of birth trauma, we must be aware that femur fracture can occur regardless of the mode of delivery. ..
  4. Matsubara S, Takahashi Y, Usui R, Nakata M, Kuwata T, Suzuki M. Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm manifesting as postpartum hemorrhage after uneventful second-trimester pregnancy termination. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010;36:856-60 pubmed publisher
    ..Our experience indicates that even after uneventful pregnancy termination, clinicians must remain aware of the possibility of pseudoaneurysm, manifesting as postpartum/post-termination hemorrhage. ..
  5. Matsubara S, Saito Y, Shimada K, Morisawa Y, Toshima M, Fujita A, et al. Non-surgical management of post-cesarean uterine infection with marked myometrial gas formation. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010;36:1240-4 pubmed publisher
    ..This case suggests that surgical procedure may not always be necessary for post-cesarean gas-forming uterine infection and CT may be useful to detect/follow this condition. ..
  6. Baba Y, Takahashi H, Ohkuchi A, Usui R, Matsubara S. Which type of placenta previa requires blood transfusion more frequently? A new concept of indiscernible edge total previa. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2016;42:1502-1508 pubmed publisher
    ..After excluding patients undergoing hemostatic procedures during CS, IEPP remained the only independent risk factor for allogeneic BT (odds ratio 5.2). The new concept of IEPP may be useful for predicting BT in CS for patients with PP. ..
  7. Matsubara S. German words: still used by Japanese obstetrics and gynecology doctors. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2018;297:555-557 pubmed publisher
    ..German words have become less frequently used with each successive generation. Even though English may suffice in practical OBGYN practice, German usage will still be passed on to these new generations. ..
  8. Baba Y, Takahashi H, Ohkuchi A, Suzuki H, Kuwata T, Usui R, et al. Uterine artery pseudoaneurysm: its occurrence after non-traumatic events, and possibility of "without embolization" strategy. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016;205:72-8 pubmed publisher
    ..UAP may not be so rare and not associated with traumatic delivery/abortion. Some UAP may resolve, and, thus, may not require TAE, at least immediately. ..
  9. Matsubara S, Ohki Y. Can a ring pessary have a lasting effect to reverse uterine prolapse even after its removal?. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2010;36:459-61 pubmed publisher
    ..5 and 42.0 months, respectively. In some women, a vaginal ring pessary may reposition the uterus not only during implantation but also after its removal...

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  1. Matsubara S, Takahashi H, Baba Y. Handling aberrant vessels located in the posterior bladder wall in surgery for abnormally invasive placenta: a non/less-touch technique. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2017;296:851-853 pubmed publisher
    ..Filling the bladder may reduce bleeding from the posterior bladder wall at cesarean hysterectomy for abnormally invasive placenta. ..
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    Matsubara S, Takizawa T, Takayama T, Izumi A, Watanabe T, Sato I. Immuno-electron microscopic localization of endothelial nitric oxide synthase in human placental terminal villous trophoblasts-normal and pre-eclamptic pregnancy. Placenta. 2001;22:782-6 pubmed
  3. Matsubara S, Takahashi H. Intentional placental removal on suspicious placenta accreta spectrum: still prohibited?. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2018;297:1-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Even employing this strategy, quick decision to perform hysterectomy under multidisciplinary team may be important. ..