Yukihide Iwamoto

Summary

Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dysadherin expression as a significant prognostic factor and as a determinant of histologic features in synovial sarcoma: special reference to its inverse relationship with E-cadherin expression
    Teiyu Izumi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:85-94. 2007
  2. pmc Myxoid liposarcoma with negative features on bone scan and [18F]-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose-positron emission tomography
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Kokura Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 802 0803, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:214. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical outcome for patients with dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma: a report of 9 cases at a single institute
    Kazuya Yokota
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Surg Res 7:38. 2012
  4. pmc Liposomal clodronate selectively eliminates microglia from primary astrocyte cultures
    Hiromi Kumamaru
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Neuroinflammation 9:116. 2012
  5. pmc Nonossifying fibroma presenting as an aneurysmal bone cyst: a case report
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Kokura Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Med Case Rep 6:407. 2012
  6. pmc miR-125b develops chemoresistance in Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor
    Keiichiro Iida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi3 1 1, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Cell Int 13:21. 2013
  7. doi request reprint The activity of the Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Study Group of the Japan Clinical Oncology Group
    Yukihide Iwamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:467-70. 2012
  8. pmc Metastasis to the gluteus maximus muscle from renal cell carcinoma with special emphasis on MRI features
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 5:88. 2007
  9. pmc Dedifferentiated liposarcoma with leukocytosis. A case report of G-CSF-producing soft-tissue tumors, possible association with undifferentiated liposarcoma lineage
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 5:131. 2007
  10. pmc Epithelioid sarcoma with muscle metastasis detected by positron emission tomography
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 6:84. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dysadherin expression as a significant prognostic factor and as a determinant of histologic features in synovial sarcoma: special reference to its inverse relationship with E-cadherin expression
    Teiyu Izumi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Am J Surg Pathol 31:85-94. 2007
    ..Dysadherin expression is considered to be one of the determinants of histologic subtype in synovial sarcoma. Moreover, dysadherin expression is an excellent and independent prognostic indicator...
  2. pmc Myxoid liposarcoma with negative features on bone scan and [18F]-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose-positron emission tomography
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Kokura Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 802 0803, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 10:214. 2012
    ..However, both methods have a low positive rate with regard to vertebral metastasis arising from myxoid liposarcoma. This is particularly true for bone scans for intramedullary lesions that have no cortical involvement...
  3. pmc Clinical outcome for patients with dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma: a report of 9 cases at a single institute
    Kazuya Yokota
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Surg Res 7:38. 2012
    ..Dedifferentiated chondrosarcomas consist of two distinguishable components: low-grade chondrosarcoma components and high-grade dedifferentiated components...
  4. pmc Liposomal clodronate selectively eliminates microglia from primary astrocyte cultures
    Hiromi Kumamaru
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Neuroinflammation 9:116. 2012
    ..However, this advantage can be hindered by microglial contamination. Although several authors have warned regarding microglial contamination in this system, complete microglial elimination has never been achieved...
  5. pmc Nonossifying fibroma presenting as an aneurysmal bone cyst: a case report
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Kokura Medical Center, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Med Case Rep 6:407. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  6. pmc miR-125b develops chemoresistance in Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor
    Keiichiro Iida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi3 1 1, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Cell Int 13:21. 2013
    ..In this study, we investigated the possible role that miRNAs may play in the development of chemoresistance in Ewing sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor (EWS)...
  7. doi request reprint The activity of the Bone and Soft Tissue Tumor Study Group of the Japan Clinical Oncology Group
    Yukihide Iwamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 42:467-70. 2012
    ..The BSTTSG will further try to develop new standard therapy for bone and soft tissue tumors...
  8. pmc Metastasis to the gluteus maximus muscle from renal cell carcinoma with special emphasis on MRI features
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 5:88. 2007
    ..abstract:..
  9. pmc Dedifferentiated liposarcoma with leukocytosis. A case report of G-CSF-producing soft-tissue tumors, possible association with undifferentiated liposarcoma lineage
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 5:131. 2007
    ..abstract:..
  10. pmc Epithelioid sarcoma with muscle metastasis detected by positron emission tomography
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 6:84. 2008
    ..Epithelioid sarcoma is an uncommon high-grade sarcoma, mostly involving the extremities...
  11. pmc A new method for measuring torsional deformity in scoliosis
    Toshio Doi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyushu University Beppu Hospital, Oita, Japan
    Scoliosis 6:7. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  12. pmc Bone cancer induces a unique central sensitization through synaptic changes in a wide area of the spinal cord
    Yoshikazu Yanagisawa
    Department of Integrative Physiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mol Pain 6:38. 2010
    ..In this study, we examined excitatory synaptic responses evoked in substantia gelatinosa (SG, lamina II) neurons in spinal cord slices of adult mice bearing bone cancer, using whole-cell voltage-clamp recording techniques...
  13. pmc Endoscopic decompression for intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression
    Toshio Doi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Orthop Surg Res 6:16. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the outcome of endoscopic decompression surgery for intraforaminal and extraforaminal nerve root compression in the lumbar spine...
  14. pmc Role of the VEGF-Flt-1-FAK pathway in the pathogenesis of osteoclastic bone destruction of giant cell tumors of bone
    Yoshihiro Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Surg Res 5:85. 2010
    ..abstract:..
  15. pmc Establishment of an animal model of a pasteurized bone graft, with a preliminary analysis of muscle coverage or FGF-2 administration to the graft
    Tatsuya Yoshida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Orthop Surg Res 4:31. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  16. pmc Mutation analysis of the Gadd45 gene at exon 4 in atypical fibroxanthoma
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    BMC Dermatol 9:1. 2009
    ..Bax and Gadd45 are p53 effector proteins. Bax is a programmed cell death protein and belongs to the Bcl-2 family. Gadd45 is a multifunctional DNA damage-inducible gene associated with the process of DNA damage...
  17. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of Ewing's sarcoma
    Yukihide Iwamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 37:79-89. 2007
    ..Experimental results suggest that inhibition of the signaling pathway downstream of the EWS-ETS gene may lead to the development of molecularly targeted therapy in the future...
  18. doi request reprint Infrequent SMARCB1/INI1 gene alteration in epithelioid sarcoma: a useful tool in distinguishing epithelioid sarcoma from malignant rhabdoid tumor
    Kenichi Kohashi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Hum Pathol 40:349-55. 2009
    ..Analysis of alterations in the SMARCB1/INI1 gene may thus be a useful diagnostic tool to distinguish proximal-type epithelioid sarcoma from malignant rhabdoid tumor...
  19. ncbi request reprint Aberrant expression of CHFR in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors
    Chikashi Kobayashi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 19:524-32. 2006
    ..In addition, MPNST with normal karyotype showed a strong (score, =5) expression of CHFR. Our results support the assertion that CHFR functions as an inhibitor of tumor proliferation...
  20. ncbi request reprint DNA hypermethylation status of multiple genes in soft tissue sarcomas
    Ken Ichi Kawaguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 19:106-14. 2006
    ..Furthermore, MGMT methylation may be associated with tumor aggressiveness and the inactivation of MGMT gene...
  21. ncbi request reprint Microsatellite instability and hMLH1 and hMSH2 expression analysis in soft tissue sarcomas
    Ken Ichi Kawaguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Oncol Rep 13:241-6. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that the inactivation of MMR gene expression might be the cause of MSI in STS cases...
  22. doi request reprint Direct isolation and RNA-seq reveal environment-dependent properties of engrafted neural stem/progenitor cells
    Hiromi Kumamaru
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Nat Commun 3:1140. 2012
    ..These results highlight the vulnerability of engrafted NSPCs to environmental force, while emphasizing the importance of in situ analysis in advancing the efficacy and safety of stem cell-based therapies...
  23. doi request reprint Neurological recovery is impaired by concurrent but not by asymptomatic pre-existing spinal cord compression after traumatic spinal cord injury
    Kensuke Kubota
    Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery and Advanced Medical Initiatives, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1448-55. 2012
    ..An in vivo animal study to examine the influence of pre-existing or concurrent spinal canal stenosis (SCS) on the functional recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  24. doi request reprint Reduced expression of SMARCB1/INI1 protein in synovial sarcoma
    Kenichi Kohashi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 23:981-90. 2010
    ..46). Therefore, it was suggested that there is a post-transcriptional SMARCB1/INI1 regulatory mechanism in the tumor cells of synovial sarcoma...
  25. ncbi request reprint PTEN and other tumor suppressor gene mutations as secondary genetic alterations in synovial sarcoma
    Tsuyoshi Saito
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oncol Rep 11:1011-5. 2004
    ..8%), although the mutation status in TSG was not associated with overall survival rate in patients with SS. Secondary genetic alterations in these TSG seem to have a less important prognostic impact on patients with SS...
  26. ncbi request reprint The mechanism of cross-resistance to proteasome inhibitor bortezomib and overcoming resistance in Ewing's family tumor cells
    Tomoyuki Nakamura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Int J Oncol 31:803-11. 2007
    ..The combination of bortezomib and the efflux pump inhibitors might be a promising method as a novel molecular target therapy for advanced EFTs...
  27. ncbi request reprint Possible association between tumor-suppressor gene mutations and hMSH2/hMLH1 inactivation in alveolar soft part sarcoma
    Tsuyoshi Saito
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Pathol 34:841-9. 2003
    ..Thus, inactivation of hMSH2/hMLH1 of DNA mismatch repair genes seems to have an important role to play in the mutagenesis of the tumor-suppressor genes in ASPS...
  28. ncbi request reprint ATP-binding cassette superfamily transporter gene expression in human soft tissue sarcomas
    Yoshinao Oda
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Int J Cancer 114:854-62. 2005
    ..In addition, the high levels of both MDR1 and MRP3 mRNA expression in MPNST may help to explain the poor response of this tumor to anticancer-drugs...
  29. ncbi request reprint Frequent alteration of p16(INK4a)/p14(ARF) and p53 pathways in the round cell component of myxoid/round cell liposarcoma: p53 gene alterations and reduced p14(ARF) expression both correlate with poor prognosis
    Yoshinao Oda
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Pathol 207:410-21. 2005
    ..In MLS/RCLS, reduction of p14 protein expression and p53 mutation were related to poor prognosis. Accordingly, the p14(ARF)/p53 pathway may contribute to the presence of an RC component and malignant progression in this tumour...
  30. ncbi request reprint Involvement of P-glycoprotein and MRP1 in resistance to cyclic tetrapeptide subfamily of histone deacetylase inhibitors in the drug-resistant osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma cells
    Takamitsu Okada
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 118:90-7. 2006
    ..Because HDACIs are potent and promising antitumor drugs and seem to be close to clinical use, it is necessary to pay attention to the resistance mechanisms against HDACIs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of dysadherin expression in epithelioid sarcoma and its diagnostic utility in distinguishing epithelioid sarcoma from malignant rhabdoid tumor
    Teiyu Izumi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 19:820-31. 2006
    ..However, in malignant rhabdoid tumor, cell growth cycle that is regulated by hSNF5/INI1 gene seems to be critical to lethal biological behavior rather than dysadherin...
  32. doi request reprint Three-dimensional analysis of computed tomography-based navigation system for total knee arthroplasty: the accuracy of computed tomography-based navigation system
    Hideki Mizu-uchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka City, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 24:1103-10. 2009
    ..The discrepancy between the 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional evaluations was 1.0 degrees +/- 0.9 degrees (0.1 degrees -3.4 degrees ). Three-dimensional analysis is necessary to evaluate the accuracy of the navigation system...
  33. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of the transcriptional function of p53 by EWS-Fli1 chimeric protein in Ewing Family Tumors
    Yan Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Lett 294:57-65. 2010
    ..These results might provide new insight into the oncogenesis of EFTs by EWS-Fli1 via the inhibition of p53 function...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Animal models for steroid-induced osteonecrosis]
    Takuaki Yamamoto
    Kyushu University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Clin Calcium 17:879-86. 2007
    ..0001). Our results experimentally showed that the combined use of an anticoagulant and a lipid-lowering agent helps prevent steroid-induced ON in rabbits...
  35. ncbi request reprint Genetic and epigenetic alterations of the PTEN gene in soft tissue sarcomas
    Ken Ichi Kawaguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Hum Pathol 36:357-63. 2005
    ..Furthermore, although a further detailed analysis of a larger number of cases is still necessary, the present results suggest that PTEN expression may be a useful indicator of cell proliferation in patients with STS...
  36. doi request reprint Myeloperoxidase exacerbates secondary injury by generating highly reactive oxygen species and mediating neutrophil recruitment in experimental spinal cord injury
    Kensuke Kubota
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:1363-9. 2012
    ..An animal study using myeloperoxidase-knockout (MPO-KO) mice to examine the in vivo role of myeloperoxidase (MPO) in spinal cord injury (SCI)...
  37. doi request reprint Rotatory laxity evaluation of the knee using modified Slocum's test in open magnetic resonance imaging
    Ken Okazaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 0054, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:679-85. 2012
    ..In this study, we evaluated the correlation between the pivot-shift test grading and values measured with this method. Furthermore, the articular contact area in the lateral compartment during the pivot shift was examined...
  38. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of inactivation of the p16INK4a gene in leiomyosarcoma of soft tissue: decreased p16 expression correlates with promoter methylation and poor prognosis
    Ken Ichi Kawaguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Pathol 201:487-95. 2003
    ..Furthermore, promoter methylation was more frequent than either homozygous deletion or mutation in this tumour, and promoter methylation was also shown to have a strong association with inactivation of the p16INK4a gene...
  39. ncbi request reprint Altered expression of cell cycle regulators in myxofibrosarcoma, with special emphasis on their prognostic implications
    Yoshinao Oda
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Information Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Pathol 34:1035-42. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that reduced expression of p21 could be considered a new parameter to be evaluated, along with classical clinicopathologic prognostic factors, for identifying those at high risk for myxofibrosarcoma...
  40. doi request reprint Risk factors for developing osteonecrosis after prophylaxis in steroid-treated rabbits
    Goro Motomura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Rheumatol 35:2391-4. 2008
    ..We examined plasma risk factors for development of steroid-induced ON in rabbits after prophylaxis with a lipid-lowering agent and/or an anticoagulant...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effects of histone deacetylase inhibitors on the induction of differentiation in chondrosarcoma cells
    Riku Sakimura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka City, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 13:275-82. 2007
    ..Histone acetylation and deacetylation play key roles in the regulation of chondrocytic differentiation. Here, we describe the antitumor effects of histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitors as differentiating reagents on chondrosarcomas...
  42. pmc Pitavastatin may reduce risk of steroid-induced osteonecrosis in rabbits: a preliminary histological study
    Kenjiro Nishida
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:1054-8. 2008
    ..6 +/- 10 microm) was smaller than those in the CTR group (60 +/- 4 microm). The data suggest pitavastatin has the potential to lower the incidence of steroid-induced ON in rabbits...
  43. doi request reprint Chemokine receptor CXCR4 expression is correlated with VEGF expression and poor survival in soft-tissue sarcoma
    Yoshinao Oda
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 124:1852-9. 2009
    ..Determination of the CXCR4 expression level as a novel marker can provide useful prognostic information for patients and it could be a candidate for molecular targeting therapy in MNRCTs of soft-tissue sarcomas...
  44. doi request reprint Overexpression of A disintegrin and metalloproteinase 28 is correlated with high histologic grade in conventional chondrosarcoma
    Suguru Matsuura
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Hum Pathol 41:343-51. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Total knee arthroplasty following failed high tibial osteotomy: mid-term comparison of posterior cruciate-retaining versus posterior stabilized prosthesis
    Yukio Akasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:795-9. 2009
    ....
  46. pmc Late dislocation is associated with recurrence after total hip arthroplasty
    Takashi Itokawa
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyushu University, 1 3 3 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Int Orthop 37:1457-63. 2013
    ..This study was conducted to examine the risk factors for recurrent dislocation after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and test the hypothesis that late dislocations are associated with recurrence...
  47. ncbi request reprint E-cadherin mutation and Snail overexpression as alternative mechanisms of E-cadherin inactivation in synovial sarcoma
    Tsuyoshi Saito
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Oncogene 23:8629-38. 2004
    ..Thus, E-cadherin downregulation is associated with the loss or absence of glandular epithelial differentiation in certain SS...
  48. ncbi request reprint Death-associated protein kinase (DAP kinase) alteration in soft tissue leiomyosarcoma: Promoter methylation or homozygous deletion is associated with a loss of DAP kinase expression
    Ken Ichi Kawaguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Pathological Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Pathol 35:1266-71. 2004
    ..Furthermore, although further detailed analyses are necessary, promoter methylation or homozygous deletion status of DAP kinase may present a major alternative mechanism of a loss of or decrease in DAP kinase expression...
  49. pmc Dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma of the cervical spine: a case report
    Yoshihiro Matsumoto
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    World J Surg Oncol 11:32. 2013
    ..However, atypical spindle cells that had proliferated in a fascicular pattern with a collagenous stroma, mimicking fibrosarcoma, were focally observed without a transitional zone, and these features confirmed that the tumor was DDCS...
  50. doi request reprint Clinico-radiological factors affecting the joint space narrowing after transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head
    Garida Zhao
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 17:390-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that affect the joint space narrowing after transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy (ARO) for osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH)...
  51. doi request reprint Transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy for osteonecrosis of the femoral head in patients 20 years or younger
    Satoshi Ikemura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:219-23. 2009
    ..We investigated the clinical and radiological results of transtrochanteric anterior rotational osteotomy for the treatment of osteonecrosis of the femoral head in patients 20 years or younger...
  52. ncbi request reprint Suberoylanilide hydroxamic acid (SAHA) induces apoptosis or autophagy-associated cell death in chondrosarcoma cell lines
    Shunsaku Yamamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Anticancer Res 28:1585-91. 2008
    ..Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor exert anticancer effects, but have not been tested in chondrosarcoma...
  53. doi request reprint Correlation between beta-catenin widespread nuclear expression and matrix metalloproteinase-7 overexpression in sporadic desmoid tumors
    Hiroshi Matono
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, 812 8582 Japan
    Hum Pathol 39:1802-8. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Chondromyxoid fibroma of the clavicle
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 11:533-6. 2006
  55. ncbi request reprint Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor, flavopiridol, induces apoptosis and inhibits tumor growth in drug-resistant osteosarcoma and Ewing's family tumor cells
    Yan Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 121:1212-8. 2007
    ..The treatment with flavopiridol further inhibited the tumor growth in mouse models of the drug-resistant OS and EFTs. These results suggest that flavopiridol might be promising in clinical therapy for the relapsed OS and EFTs...
  56. doi request reprint Intraarticular findings in symptomatic developmental dysplasia of the hip
    Masanori Fujii
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop 29:9-13. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine intraarticular pathology in patients younger than 20 years with symptomatic developmental dysplasia of the hip...
  57. ncbi request reprint The prognostic and therapeutic relevance of p27kip1 in Ewing's family tumors
    Tomoya Matsunobu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 5488, Japan
    Clin Cancer Res 10:1003-12. 2004
    ..Here, we describe the prognostic and therapeutic relevance of p27 in EFTs...
  58. doi request reprint Glypican 3 expression in tumors with loss of SMARCB1/INI1 protein expression
    Kenichi Kohashi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi 3 1 1, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Hum Pathol 44:526-33. 2013
    ..Therefore, evaluation of GPC3 immunoexpression may be a useful diagnostic tool to distinguish ES from MRT, especially extrarenal MRT. It was suggested that MRTs with GPC3 overexpression may become a new target of GPC3 immunotherapy...
  59. doi request reprint Epithelial and cartilaginous differentiation in clear cell chondrosarcoma
    Suguru Matsuura
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Hum Pathol 44:237-43. 2013
    ..On the other hand, tumor cells of clear cell chondrosarcoma have no osteoblastic immunohistochemical expression in comparison with chondroblastoma...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship between the tibial anteroposterior axis and the surgical epicondylar axis in varus and valgus knees
    Shinya Kawahara
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:2077-81. 2012
    ..This study aims to determine whether the AP axis of the tibia is actually perpendicular to the SEA and useful for the tibial rotational alignment also in osteoarthritic knees...
  61. doi request reprint Phosphorylation of signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 in soft tissue leiomyosarcoma is associated with a better prognosis
    Nokitaka Setsu
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 132:109-15. 2013
    ..STAT3 might not contribute to the progression of soft tissue LMS, and the phosphorylation status of STAT3 has the potential to be a favorable prognostic marker of LMS...
  62. doi request reprint Wear resistant performance of highly cross-linked and annealed ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene against ceramic heads in total hip arthroplasty
    Taishi Sato
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Res 30:2031-7. 2012
    ..Further follow-up is required to determine the long-term clinical performance of the annealed XLPE...
  63. doi request reprint Extradural nodular fasciitis arising in the spinal canal
    Kensuke Kubota
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:E133-7. 2012
    ..Case report...
  64. doi request reprint Effects of an anti-platelet drug on the prevention of steroid-induced osteonecrosis in rabbits
    Ryosuke Yamaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:789-93. 2012
    ..To investigate the effects of an anti-platelet drug (clopidogrel) on the prevention of steroid-induced osteonecrosis (ON) in rabbits...
  65. doi request reprint Age-related differences in cellular and molecular profiles of inflammatory responses after spinal cord injury
    Hiromi Kumamaru
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Cell Physiol 227:1335-46. 2012
    ..These results highlight age-related differences in pro-inflammatory properties of microglial cells that contribute to the amplification of detrimental inflammatory responses after SCI...
  66. doi request reprint Preferential accumulation of activated Th1 cells not only in rheumatoid arthritis but also in osteoarthritis joints
    Hisakata Yamada
    Division of Host Defence, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Rheumatol 38:1569-75. 2011
    ..To verify whether this is a unique feature of CD4 T cells in RA joints, we performed comparative flow cytometric analysis of CD4 T cells in RA and osteoarthritis (OA) joints...
  67. ncbi request reprint Antitumor effects of histone deacetylase inhibitor on Ewing's family tumors
    Riku Sakimura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka City, Japan
    Int J Cancer 116:784-92. 2005
    ..These results suggest that HDACI might be a promising reagent for use in molecular-based chemotherapy against EFTs...
  68. doi request reprint Quantitative assessment of rotatory instability after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Yasutaka Tashiro
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 37:909-16. 2009
    ..In addition, a definitive method for the quantitative evaluation of rotatory instability remains to be established...
  69. ncbi request reprint Alterations of the p16INK4a/p14ARF pathway in clear cell sarcoma
    Tomonari Takahira
    Department of Anatomic Pathology Second Department of Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Cancer Sci 95:651-5. 2004
    ..3%). All tumors with genetic alterations of the p16INK4a/p14ARF or p53 gene showed a high mitotic rate or tumor necrosis. These alterations were considered to be influential in the poor prognosis of CCS patients...
  70. doi request reprint Vertebral strength changes in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with alendronate, as assessed by finite element analysis of clinical computed tomography scans: a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Taro Mawatari
    Kyushu University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Fukuoka, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 58:3340-9. 2008
    ..The present study was undertaken to compare strength changes, measured using this newer method, in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients who were treated with alendronate (ALN) versus those who were not...
  71. pmc The LTB4-BLT1 axis mediates neutrophil infiltration and secondary injury in experimental spinal cord injury
    Hirokazu Saiwai
    Department of Research Superstar Program Stem Cell Unit, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Am J Pathol 176:2352-66. 2010
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in muscle activity, stride frequency and heart rate response during walking in water
    Kenji Masumoto
    Institute of Health Science, Kyushu University, 6 1 Kasuga koen, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816 8580, Japan
    J Electromyogr Kinesiol 17:596-604. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the older subjects had increased hip musculature activity and decreased ankle plantar flexor activity while walking in water, compared with the young subjects...
  73. ncbi request reprint Detection of COL1A1-PDGFB fusion transcripts and PDGFB/PDGFRB mRNA expression in dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Tomonari Takahira
    The Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 20:668-75. 2007
    ..The PDGFB and PDGFRB mRNA expression levels showed a good correlation (r=0.76, P<0.0001). These results indicate that the fusion protein, which is processed by the COL1A1-PDGFB transcripts, can serve as a functional ligand for PDGFRB...
  74. ncbi request reprint Focal adhesion kinase is activated in invading fibrosarcoma cells and regulates metastasis
    Masuo Hanada
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Clin Exp Metastasis 22:485-94. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate that the phosphorylation of FAK might be specifically upregulated in invading fibrosarcoma cells and regulate their invasion and metastasis...
  75. ncbi request reprint Alterations of the RB1 gene in dedifferentiated liposarcoma
    Tomonari Takahira
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 18:1461-70. 2005
    ..These results suggest that retinoblastoma protein has a major role to play in dedifferentiation and that a 'two-hit' mechanism is involved in the altered retinoblastoma protein expression in dedifferentiated liposarcoma...
  76. ncbi request reprint A comparison of muscle activity and heart rate response during backward and forward walking on an underwater treadmill
    Kenji Masumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Gait Posture 25:222-8. 2007
    ..These findings may be helpful in developing water-based exercise programs...
  77. doi request reprint Transposition osteotomy of the acetabulum for advanced-stage osteoarthritis of the hips
    Atsushi Matsuo
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 14:266-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate whether TOA is an appropriate option for treating osteoarthritis of the hips at the advanced stage by comparing it with matched control hips at the early stage...
  78. doi request reprint MRI evaluation of collapsed femoral heads in patients 60 years old or older: Differentiation of subchondral insufficiency fracture from osteonecrosis of the femoral head
    Satoshi Ikemura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:W63-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this article is to verify the hypothesis that osteonecrosis and subchondral insufficiency fracture of the femoral head can be differentiated on the basis of their appearance on MRI...
  79. ncbi request reprint Transactivation of cyclin E gene by EWS-Fli1 and antitumor effects of cyclin dependent kinase inhibitor on Ewing's family tumor cells
    Xu Li
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Cancer 116:385-94. 2005
    ..These results suggest that targeting of the cyclin/CDK complex may provide new insight into treatment of EFTs...
  80. ncbi request reprint Repetitive tensile stress to rat caudal vertebrae inducing cartilage formation in the spinal ligaments: a possible role of mechanical stress in the development of ossification of the spinal ligaments
    Nobuaki Tsukamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 5:234-42. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Nuclear beta-catenin correlates with cyclin D1 expression in spindle and pleomorphic sarcomas but not in synovial sarcoma
    Tsuyoshi Saito
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hum Pathol 37:689-97. 2006
    ..Thus, cyclin D1 could be considered as one of the targets of the nuclear beta-catenin in spindle cell and pleomorphic sarcomas. A possible association between beta-catenin accumulation and spindle cell morphogenesis may exist in SS...
  82. doi request reprint Multiinstitutional phase II study of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for osteosarcoma (NECO study) in Japan: NECO-93J and NECO-95J
    Yukihide Iwamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 14:397-404. 2009
    ..In Japan, however, only a few clinical studies on osteosarcoma have been carried out...
  83. ncbi request reprint Importance of the lateral anatomic tibial slope as a guide to the tibial cut in total knee arthroplasty in Japanese patients
    Takashi Kuwano
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 10:42-7. 2005
    ..There was no significant difference with respect to resected bone morphology at any cutting angle...
  84. doi request reprint Contact stress analysis of the conforming post-cam mechanism in posterior-stabilized total knee arthroplasty
    Yukio Akasaki
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 23:736-43. 2008
    ..None of these prostheses exhibited constant low contact stress throughout flexion. Further modifications of post-cam mechanism are necessary to provide lower contact stress throughout deep knee flexion...
  85. ncbi request reprint In vivo banking for vascularized autograft bone by intramuscular inoculation of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 and beta-tricalcium phosphate
    Wei Jia Chen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 11:283-8. 2006
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint CXCR4 and VEGF expression in the primary site and the metastatic site of human osteosarcoma: analysis within a group of patients, all of whom developed lung metastasis
    Yoshinao Oda
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Maidashi, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 19:738-45. 2006
    ..0053). Our results suggested that CXCR4 expression was associated with metastatic progression, and immunohistochemical VEGF expression in the primary site had predictive value for the osteosarcoma patients, who developed lung metastasis...
  87. ncbi request reprint The possible role of EWS-Fli1 in evasion of senescence in Ewing family tumors
    Tomoya Matsunobu
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, 812 8582 Fukuoka, Japan
    Cancer Res 66:803-11. 2006
    ....
  88. pmc Lipid metabolism abnormalities in alcohol-treated rabbits: a morphometric and haematologic study comparing high and low alcohol doses
    Satoshi Ikemura
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, Japan
    Int J Exp Pathol 92:290-5. 2011
    ..Also these findings were more apparent in rabbits treated with HDA than those treated with LDA...
  89. pmc Modular necks improve the range of hip motion in cases with excessively anteverted or retroverted femurs in THA
    Akinobu Matsushita
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka, 812 8582, Japan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:3342-7. 2010
    ..Restriction of motion, however, is determined by the combination of version of both components...
  90. ncbi request reprint Alignment in total knee arthroplasty following failed high tibial osteotomy
    Tsutomu Kawano
    Dept of Orthopedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1, Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Knee Surg 16:168-72. 2003
    ..Tibial resection referencing the predicted postoperative tibial mechanical axis, instead of the tibial shaft axis, should be performed, especially in cases with a deformed tibia...
  91. ncbi request reprint Contact stress at the anterior aspect of the tibial post in posterior-stabilized total knee replacement
    Satoshi Hamai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:1765-73. 2010
    ....
  92. doi request reprint Three-dimensional knee joint kinematics during golf swing and stationary cycling after total knee arthroplasty
    Satoshi Hamai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Res 26:1556-61. 2008
    ..However, gradual rotational movements were consistently demonstrated during the stationary cycling. Therefore, stationary cycling is recommended rather than playing golf for patients following a TKA who wish to remain physically active...
  93. doi request reprint Acetabular retroversion in developmental dysplasia of the hip
    Masanori Fujii
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 92:895-903. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, morphological features, and clinical relevance of acetabular retroversion in these patients...
  94. ncbi request reprint Beta-catenin accumulation and gene mutation in exon 3 in dedifferentiated liposarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma
    Akio Sakamoto
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 126:1071-8. 2002
    ..beta-Catenin is an adhesion molecule that also plays a role in the Wnt signaling pathway. Objective.-To analyze beta-catenin mutation and accumulation in a series of liposarcomas and malignant fibrous histiocytomas...
  95. ncbi request reprint Molecular analysis of p53, MDM2, and H-ras genes in osteosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone in patients older than 40 years
    Ken Ichi Kawaguchi
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Mod Pathol 15:878-88. 2002
    ..Although the number of patients in this analysis was small, it would appear that MFH-like OS may have some characteristic biologic aspects when compared with osteoblastic OS and MFH of bone in elderly patients...
  96. ncbi request reprint Fibroblast growth factor-2 determines severity of joint disease in adjuvant-induced arthritis in rats
    Akihisa Yamashita
    Division of Pathophysiological and Experimental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Immunol 168:450-7. 2002
    ..FGF-2 may prove to be a possible therapeutic target to treat subjects with RA...
  97. ncbi request reprint Bilateral subchondral insufficiency fracture of the femoral head after renal transplantation: a case report
    Satoshi Ikemura
    Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Arthritis Rheum 52:1293-6. 2005
    ..Subchondral insufficiency fracture should be considered in the diagnosis of patients who have hip pain after renal transplantation...
  98. ncbi request reprint Nuclear expression of Y-box-binding protein-1 correlates with P-glycoprotein and topoisomerase II alpha expression, and with poor prognosis in synovial sarcoma
    Yoshinao Oda
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    J Pathol 199:251-8. 2003
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Functional evaluation of four patients treated with V-Y quadricepsplasty in total knee arthroplasty
    Nobuaki Tsukamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 11:394-400. 2006
  100. ncbi request reprint Electromyographic analysis of walking in water in healthy humans
    Kenji Masumoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 23:119-27. 2004
    ..This information is important to design water-based exercise programs that can be safely applied for rehabilitative and recreational purposes...