M Doita

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Affiliation: Kobe University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi Septic arthritis of bilateral lumbar facet joints: report of a case with MRI findings in the early stage
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E198-202. 2003
  2. ncbi Acute pyogenic sacroiliitis without predisposing conditions
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E384-9. 2003
  3. ncbi Total sacrectomy and reconstruction for sacral tumors
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E296-301. 2003
  4. ncbi Kinematic magnetic resonance imaging of a thoracic spinal extradural arachnoid cyst: an alternative suggestion for exacerbation of symptoms during straining
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E229-33. 2003
  5. ncbi Evaluation of impairment of hand function in patients with cervical myelopathy
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:276-80. 2006
  6. ncbi Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition in the transverse ligament of the atlas: an unusual cause of cervical myelopathy
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Skeletal Radiol 36:699-702. 2007
  7. ncbi Radiculopathy due to microfibrillar collagen hemostat mimicking recurrence of disc herniation
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 1 Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, 650 0017 Kobe, Japan
    Skeletal Radiol 35:953-5. 2006
  8. doi Two-stage decompression, reduction, and interbody fusion for lumbosacral spondyloptosis through a posterior approach using Ilizarov external fixation
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:186-92. 2008
  9. ncbi The influence of proprioceptive impairment on hand function in patients with cervical myelopathy
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1580-4. 2006
  10. ncbi Giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath involving the thoracic spine
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:445-8. 2005

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  1. ncbi Septic arthritis of bilateral lumbar facet joints: report of a case with MRI findings in the early stage
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E198-202. 2003
    ..A case is reported...
  2. ncbi Acute pyogenic sacroiliitis without predisposing conditions
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E384-9. 2003
    ..Clinical and imaging findings of patients diagnosed with pyogenic sacroiliitis were retrospectively analyzed...
  3. ncbi Total sacrectomy and reconstruction for sacral tumors
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E296-301. 2003
    ..Report of three patients in whom the lumbosacral junctions were successfully restored by spinal instrumentations after total sacrectomies...
  4. ncbi Kinematic magnetic resonance imaging of a thoracic spinal extradural arachnoid cyst: an alternative suggestion for exacerbation of symptoms during straining
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe City, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E229-33. 2003
    ..A case study of an extradural arachnoid cyst using kinematic magnetic resonance imaging...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of impairment of hand function in patients with cervical myelopathy
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:276-80. 2006
    ..Therefore, the hand function test is a useful battery to objectively and quantitatively evaluate impairment of cervical myelopathy, although longitudinal studies are needed to determine its practical usability...
  6. ncbi Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition in the transverse ligament of the atlas: an unusual cause of cervical myelopathy
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Skeletal Radiol 36:699-702. 2007
    ..The preoperative differential diagnosis of periodontoid CPPD deposition disease in the elderly population should be considered, particularly if CT studies demonstrate small areas of calcification within the retro-odontoid mass...
  7. ncbi Radiculopathy due to microfibrillar collagen hemostat mimicking recurrence of disc herniation
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 1 Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, 650 0017 Kobe, Japan
    Skeletal Radiol 35:953-5. 2006
    ..When considering a mass lesion arising after spine surgery, the differential diagnosis should include foreign body granuloma along with recurrent disc herniation and peridural scar formation...
  8. doi Two-stage decompression, reduction, and interbody fusion for lumbosacral spondyloptosis through a posterior approach using Ilizarov external fixation
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:186-92. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi The influence of proprioceptive impairment on hand function in patients with cervical myelopathy
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1580-4. 2006
    ..A prospective clinical study...
  10. ncbi Giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath involving the thoracic spine
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:445-8. 2005
    ..Considering the high rate of recurrence, every effort should be made to achieve total excision...
  11. doi Bilateral pedicle stress fracture in a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis: a case report
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:531-4. 2008
    ..A case of bilateral pedicle stress fracture in a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis is reported, and the literature is reviewed...
  12. pmc Bilateral pedicle stress fracture in a patient with osteoporotic compression fracture
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Eur Spine J 18:206-9. 2009
    ..It may, however, be an additional source of symptoms in patients with osteoporosis who present with further back pain. Surgeons caring for this group of patients should be aware of this condition...
  13. ncbi Influence of macrophage infiltration of herniated disc tissue on the production of matrix metalloproteinases leading to disc resorption
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Meiwa Hospital, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1522-7. 2001
    ..Herniated lumbar disc specimens were cocultured with peripheral blood mononuclear cells, and cells isolated from extruded disc were cultured to study the production of matrix metalloproteinases...
  14. ncbi Contained rupture of the aneurysm of common iliac artery associated with pyogenic vertebral spondylitis
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Saiseikai Hyogo Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E303-7. 2001
    ..A case report...
  15. ncbi Recurrent calcified spinal meningioma detected by plain radiograph
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Meiwa Hospital, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E249-52. 2001
    ..A case report of a patient presenting with a rare calcified spinal meningioma that recurred and became symptomatic 33 years after initial surgery was performed...
  16. ncbi Septic arthritis of lumbar facet joints without predisposing infection
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Himeji St Mary Hospital, Himeji, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 20:290-5. 2007
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging is quite a sensitive modality for identifying infection of the lumbar facet joint. Familiarity with its clinical symptoms and radiographic features is necessary to avoid misdiagnosis of this condition...
  17. ncbi Traumatic spondylolisthesis of the lumbosacral spine with multiple fractures of the posterior elements
    H Miyamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 2 Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0017, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:115-8. 2004
    ..Conservative treatment was chosen, with eventual neurological recovery and bony union. We are not aware of previous reports of this pattern of injury...
  18. ncbi Immunohistologic study of the ruptured intervertebral disc of the lumbar spine
    M Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University School of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:235-41. 1996
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This study showed that mononuclear cells infiltrating along the margins of extruded discs expressed inflammatory mediators and might induce neovascularization and persistence of inflammation...
  19. ncbi Sustained transgene expression in intervertebral disc cells in vivo mediated by microbubble-enhanced ultrasound gene therapy
    Kotaro Nishida
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1415-9. 2006
    ..In vivo studies using a rat model were performed to determine the feasibility of microbubble-enhanced ultrasound gene transfer technique to the intervertebral disc...
  20. ncbi Prolonged down regulation of specific gene expression in nucleus pulposus cell mediated by RNA interference in vitro
    Kenichiro Kakutani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Orthop Res 24:1271-8. 2006
    ..The demonstration of this study may allow further exploration of the use of siRNA for scientific research and the treatment of disc degenerative diseases...
  21. ncbi Effects of cyclic mechanical stress on the production of inflammatory agents by nucleus pulposus and anulus fibrosus derived cells in vitro
    Hiroshi Miyamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:4-9. 2006
    ..Cyclic mechanical stress (CMS) was applied to cultured nucleus pulposus and anulus fibrosus cells, and the production of inflammatory agents by these cells was evaluated...
  22. ncbi Lumbar facet joint infection associated with epidural and paraspinal abscess: a case report with review of the literature
    Fumiharu Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Kakogawa Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:458-61. 2005
    ..We performed an immediate surgical debridement combined with thorough antibiotic therapy and achieved excellent results. MRI was useful for precise diagnosis and operative planning...
  23. ncbi Far lateral extraforaminal facet cyst causing L5 radiculopathy
    Michihiko Manabe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanebo Memorial Hospital, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:447-50. 2006
    ..Recapping isthmectomy and facetectomy are useful procedures for a synovial cyst located in the far lateral extraforaminal area...
  24. ncbi Kinetic analysis of the cervical spinal cord in patients after spinous process-splitting laminoplasty using a kinematic magnetic resonance imaging technique
    Keisuke Miyata
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E690-7. 2006
    ..An in vivo flexion-extension magnetic resonance imaging study...
  25. ncbi Impaired postural stability in patients with cervical myelopathy: evaluation by computerized static stabilometry
    Masaho Yoshikawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Century Memorial Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E460-4. 2008
    ..A prospective clinical study...
  26. doi Thoracic myelopathy due to ossification of the yellow ligament in young baseball pitchers
    Shuichi Kaneyama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 21:68-71. 2008
    ..Case series...
  27. ncbi Unusual metastasis to the cauda equina from renal cell carcinoma
    Toru Takada
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E114-7. 2003
    ..This is a case report of a patient with renal cell carcinoma and intradural metastasis to the cauda equina...
  28. doi Delayed dural laceration by hydroxyapatite spacer causing tetraparesis following double-door laminoplasty
    Aritetsu Kanemura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 8:121-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this report is to draw attention to the possibility of delayed dural laceration and its triggering mechanism...
  29. ncbi Prognostic factors for deterioration of patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy after nonsurgical treatment
    Takatoshi Shimomura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2474-9. 2007
    ..A prospective study involving 56 patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) was conducted...
  30. ncbi Posterior vertebral shortening with screw and hook placement for osteoporotic vertebral collapse with paraplegia
    Minoru Doita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Orthopedics 30:818-3. 2007
  31. ncbi Decoy receptor 3 expressed in rheumatoid synovial fibroblasts protects the cells against Fas-induced apoptosis
    Shinya Hayashi
    Division of Orthopedic Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Kobe University School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 56:1067-75. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi Septic arthritis of the atlantoaxial joint: case report
    Ken Sasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Himeji St Mary s Hospital, Himeji, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 19:612-5. 2006
    ..Early analysis of computerized tomography and magnetic resonance imaging although maintaining a high suspicion for this disease is mandatory to avoid delayed diagnosis and subsequent morbidity...
  33. ncbi Cerebellar infarction resulting from vertebral artery occlusion associated with a Jefferson fracture
    Hirotsugu Muratsu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:293-6. 2005
    ..Advances in noninvasive imaging such as MRA will facilitate accurate evaluation of these potentially life-threatening vascular injuries...
  34. ncbi Proprioceptive recovery of patients with cervical myelopathy after surgical decompression
    Hiroyuki Takayama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Kakogawa Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1039-44. 2005
    ..A prospective observational study...
  35. ncbi Clinical and radiologic features of lumbar spinal stenosis and disc herniation with neuropathic bladder
    Yoshihiro Inui
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Nishinomiya Hospital, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:869-73. 2004
    ..Clinical and radiologic findings of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and lumbar disc herniation presenting with neuropathic bladder were prospectively analyzed...
  36. ncbi Traumatic anterior atlantoaxial subluxation occurring in a professional rugby athlete: case report and review of literature related to atlantoaxial injuries in sports activities
    Hiroshi Miyamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:E61-4. 2004
    ..This is a case report of traumatic anterior atlantoaxial subluxation occurring in a professional rugby athlete with a literature review...
  37. ncbi Allograft replacement of common iliac artery mycotic aneurysm caused by Bacteroides fragilis vertebral spondylitis--a case report
    Yoshihiko Tsuji
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe Japan
    Vasc Endovascular Surg 37:441-4. 2003
    ..The postoperative course was uneventful, and he remains well 3 years after his operation without persistent infection or allograft rejection...
  38. ncbi Age distribution of three radiologic factors for lumbar instability: probable aging process of the instability with disc degeneration
    Tetsuhiro Iguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2628-33. 2003
    ..Cross-sectional study of 880 outpatients with low back and/or leg pain regarding age distribution of three radiologic factors...
  39. ncbi Radiculopathy due to ossification of the yellow ligament at the lower lumbar spine
    Tomonori Yano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E401-4. 2003
    ..A case report...
  40. ncbi Symptomatic hematoma of lumbar facet joint: joint apoplexy of the spine?
    Kotaro Nishida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E206-8. 2003
    ..A case report...
  41. ncbi Unstable pelvic insufficiency fracture in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    Yuichi Hoshino
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanebo Memorial Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Rheumatol Int 24:46-9. 2004
    ..Although most patients with these fractures respond well to simple conservative treatments, parasymphyseal fractures combined with sacral fractures may cause disruption of the pelvic ring and occasionally need operative management...
  42. ncbi Cervical laminoplasty: evaluation of bone bonding of a high porosity hydroxyapatite spacer
    Tetsuhiro Iguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Neurosurg 98:137-42. 2003
    ..Bone-spacer bonding rates, complications associated with the implant, and factors related to bone bonding were examined...
  43. ncbi The role of cyclooxygenase-2 in lumbar disc herniation
    Hiroshi Miyamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2477-83. 2002
    ..The cultured disc cells also were examined to evaluate the significance of cyclooxygenase-2, which might be involved in the pathogenesis of lumbar disc herniation...
  44. ncbi Interleukin-6 production is upregulated by interaction between disc tissue and macrophages
    Toru Takada
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1089-92; discussion 1093. 2004
    ..Interleukin (IL)-6 production was investigated using a coculture system of disc tissue and macrophages...
  45. ncbi Fas ligand exists on intervertebral disc cells: a potential molecular mechanism for immune privilege of the disc
    Toru Takada
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1526-30. 2002
    ..Rat and human intervertebral disc specimens were examined immunohistochemically. Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) analysis was also performed on rat disc tissue to demonstrate the existence of Fas ligand...
  46. ncbi Synovial cyst at the C1-C2 junction in a patient with atlantoaxial subluxation
    Koji Okamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanebo Memorial Hospital, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:535-8. 2004
    ..Posterior fusion combined with direct excision of the cyst may be the optimum treatment of a synovial cyst at the C1-C2 junction in a patient with atlantoaxial subluxation...
  47. ncbi Lumbar chance fracture in an adult snowboarder: unusual mechanism of a chance fracture
    Koji Okamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanebo Memorial Hospital, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E56-9. 2005
    ..A case of a Chance fracture in an adult snowboarder following a fall is presented. The mechanism of this fracture is reported...
  48. ncbi Spontaneously stabilized severe dysplastic spondylolisthesis without operation: long-term follow-up of a preteenage patient
    Norihide Sha
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kanebo Memorial Hospital, Kanebo, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:451-5. 2004
    ..However, MRI may be a tool for predicting which dysplastic spondylolisthesis cases are more likely to progress and therefore circumvent surgical intervention, while maintaining an excellent outcome...
  49. ncbi An expanding cervical synovial cyst causing acute cervical radiculopathy
    Masahiko Miwa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Kakogawa Hospital, Hyogo, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:331-3. 2004
    ..Thus, even if symptoms are mild and the size of the synovial cyst is small, acute expansion of the cyst might be rarely observed and careful management, including surgical consideration, is needed...
  50. ncbi Horner's syndrome caused by a thoracic dumbbell-shaped schwannoma: sympathetic chain reconstruction after a one-stage removal of the tumor
    Juichi Miura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:E33-6. 2003
    ..A case of Horner's syndrome caused by a thoracic dumbbell-shaped schwannoma is reported...
  51. ncbi Mechanical stretching force promotes collagen synthesis by cultured cells from human ligamentum flavum via transforming growth factor-beta1
    Tetsuya Nakatani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University School of Medicine, 7 5 1 Kusunoki cho Chuo ku, Kobe 650 0017, Japan
    J Orthop Res 20:1380-6. 2002
    ..Exogenous application of TGF-beta1 was confirmed to increase collagen synthesis of the LFCs. This data indicated that mechanical stretching force can promote TGF-beta1 production by LFCs, resulting in hypertrophy of the ligament...
  52. ncbi [Biological approach for treatment of degenerative disc diseases]
    Kotaro Nishida
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
    Clin Calcium 15:79-86. 2005
    ..Furthermore, these new technology may open novel therapeutic strategy such as application of growth factors, stem cell therapy, and gene therapy to regenerate degenerated intervertebral discs...
  53. doi Percutaneous reduction of a displaced femoral intercondylar fracture assisted with arthroscopy and fluoroscopy
    Tsuyoshi Fujii
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kohnan Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Trauma 64:834-7; discussion 837. 2008
  54. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging of medullary bone infarction in the early stage
    Hitomi Hara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Clin Imaging 32:147-51. 2008
    ..In both cases, conventional radiographs could not demonstrate any findings and the cases were clinically asymptomatic. The current two cases suggest that MRI shows various findings in bone infarctions...
  55. doi Posterior condylar offset and flexion in posterior cruciate-retaining and posterior stabilized TKA
    Motoya Arabori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 13:46-50. 2008
    ..Thus, we hypothesized that the problem of posterior impingement can be avoided by use of PS TKA. In this study, we examined the relationship between postoperative posterior condylar offset and knee flexion in CR and PS TKAs...
  56. doi Fas ligand expression on human nucleus pulposus cells decreases with disc degeneration processes
    Shuichi Kaneyama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, 650 0017, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 13:130-5. 2008
    ..However, the relationship between FasL expression and disc degeneration is still unclear. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to clarify the relationship between FasL expression and disc degeneration...
  57. ncbi Infrapatellar bursal osteochondromatosis associated with unresolved Osgood-Schlatter disease. A case report
    Kazunari Ishida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, 4 1 23 Kagoike dori, Chuo Ku, Kobe 651 0053, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2780-3. 2005
  58. doi Intraosseous ganglion of the phalanx
    Motoya Arabori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kakogawa Municipal Hospital, Kakogawa 675 0054, Japan
    Clin Imaging 32:73-6. 2008
    ..Multi-modality imaging features using plane radiograph, CT, and MRI of this ganglion are presented for the first time...
  59. ncbi Impaired joint proprioception in patients with cervical myelopathy
    Hiroyuki Takayama
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hyogo Prefectural Kakogawa Hospital, Kakogawa, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:83-6. 2005
    ..Prospective clinical study...
  60. ncbi The structural properties of an osteochondral cylinder graft-recipient construct on autologous osteochondral transplantation
    Noriyoshi Nakaji
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Arthroscopy 22:422-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in structural properties of an osteochondral cylinder graft-recipient construct after autologous osteochondral transplantation...
  61. ncbi Fas-ligand expression on nucleus pulposus begins in developing embryo
    Yoshihiro Inui
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:2365-9. 2004
    ..The expression of Fas ligand in the notochord or nucleus pulposus was examined immunohistochemically using rat embryos...
  62. ncbi The regenerative effects of platelet-rich plasma on meniscal cells in vitro and its in vivo application with biodegradable gelatin hydrogel
    Kazunari Ishida
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Tissue Eng 13:1103-12. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that PRP enhances the healing of meniscal defects...
  63. ncbi Expression of VEGF and its receptors and angiogenesis in bone and soft tissue tumors
    Hitomi Hara
    Department of Oaopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 1 Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
    Anticancer Res 26:4307-11. 2006
    ..The expression of VEGF, its receptors and microvessel density (MVD) of bone and soft tissue tumors was evaluated...
  64. ncbi Intracerebral pneumocephalus and hemiparesis as a complication of a halo vest in a patient with multiple myeloma. Case report
    Yasushi Hashimoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sanda City Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    J Neurosurg 100:367-71. 2004
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  65. pmc Therapeutic potential of vasculogenesis and osteogenesis promoted by peripheral blood CD34-positive cells for functional bone healing
    Tomoyuki Matsumoto
    Stem Cell Translational Research, Kobe Institute of Biomedical Research and Innovation RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, 2 2 Minatojima Minamimachi, Chuo Ku, Kobe 650 0047
    Am J Pathol 169:1440-57. 2006
    ..Our data suggest circulating human CD34+ cells have therapeutic potential to promote an environment conducive to neovascularization and osteogenesis in damaged skeletal tissue, allowing the complete healing of fractures...
  66. ncbi Lumbar instability and clinical symptoms: which is the more critical factor for symptoms: sagittal translation or segment angulation?
    Tetsuhiro Iguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe Rosai Hospital, Kobe 651 0053, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 17:284-90. 2004
    ....