R Ogawa

Summary

Affiliation: Nippon Medical School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiation protocol for keloids and hypertrophic scars: statistical analysis of 370 sites followed for over 18 months
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 59:688-91. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Keloid and hypertrophic scarring may result from a mechanoreceptor or mechanosensitive nociceptor disorder
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunyko ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Med Hypotheses 71:493-500. 2008
  3. pmc Use of the parabiotic model in studies of cutaneous wound healing to define the participation of circulating cells
    Guodong Song
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 18:426-32. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of basic research that shows reducing skin tension could prevent and treat abnormal scarring: the importance of fascial/subcutaneous tensile reduction sutures and flap surgery for keloid and hypertrophic scar reconstruction
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Regenerative Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 78:68-76. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Severe neck scar contracture reconstructed with a ninth dorsal intercostal perforator augmented "Super-Thin Flap"
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 52:216-9. 2004
  6. pmc The sternalis muscle-incidental finding of a rare chest wall muscle variant during keloid excision-chest wall reconstruction
    Dinh T Nguyen
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Eplasty 12:e36. 2012
  7. pmc Upper lip Basal cell carcinoma reconstruction based on anatomical characteristics using skin-mucosa double opposing v-y advancement flap
    Dinh T Nguyen
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Dr Nguyen is in private practice at Boston, MA
    Eplasty 11:e26. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment for keloids
    Chenyu Huang
    Nippon Medical School, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Tokyo, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Japan 81 3 5814 6208 81 3 5685 3076
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:2087-100. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Mechanobiological dysregulation of the epidermis and dermis in skin disorders and in degeneration
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cell Mol Med 17:817-22. 2013
  10. pmc Roles of lipid metabolism in keloid development
    Chenyu Huang
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Lipids Health Dis 12:60. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiation protocol for keloids and hypertrophic scars: statistical analysis of 370 sites followed for over 18 months
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 59:688-91. 2007
    ..Thus, we customized doses for various sites. This report describes our trial of postoperative radiation therapy...
  2. doi request reprint Keloid and hypertrophic scarring may result from a mechanoreceptor or mechanosensitive nociceptor disorder
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunyko ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Med Hypotheses 71:493-500. 2008
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  3. pmc Use of the parabiotic model in studies of cutaneous wound healing to define the participation of circulating cells
    Guodong Song
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 18:426-32. 2010
    ..Application of this approach enables further investigation into the contribution of peripheral blood in normal and abnormal healing responses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical applications of basic research that shows reducing skin tension could prevent and treat abnormal scarring: the importance of fascial/subcutaneous tensile reduction sutures and flap surgery for keloid and hypertrophic scar reconstruction
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Regenerative Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 78:68-76. 2011
    ..Moreover, we have found that by using skin flaps (e.g., perforator flaps and propeller flaps), which release tension on the wound, in combination with postoperative radiotherapy, huge keloids can be successfully treated...
  5. ncbi request reprint Severe neck scar contracture reconstructed with a ninth dorsal intercostal perforator augmented "Super-Thin Flap"
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 52:216-9. 2004
    ..The flap size was 28 x 15 cm, and it survived completely. The cervico-mental angle was clear and esthetically pleasing, and not only the aesthetic results but also the functional results were excellent...
  6. pmc The sternalis muscle-incidental finding of a rare chest wall muscle variant during keloid excision-chest wall reconstruction
    Dinh T Nguyen
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Eplasty 12:e36. 2012
    ..It is hoped that cases will be presented in the foreseeable future describing its usage in reconstruction of the neck, chest, abdomen, and perhaps even other places...
  7. pmc Upper lip Basal cell carcinoma reconstruction based on anatomical characteristics using skin-mucosa double opposing v-y advancement flap
    Dinh T Nguyen
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan Dr Nguyen is in private practice at Boston, MA
    Eplasty 11:e26. 2011
    ..It seems that within certain limits (probably between one-fourth and one-third of total upper lip length), skin-mucosa double opposing V-Y advancement flaps appear to be the preferred method for upper lip reconstruction...
  8. doi request reprint Pharmacological treatment for keloids
    Chenyu Huang
    Nippon Medical School, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Tokyo, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Japan 81 3 5814 6208 81 3 5685 3076
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 14:2087-100. 2013
    ..At present, to treat or prevent keloids, new drugs are currently being designed and the pharmaceutical indications of known drugs are being expanded...
  9. doi request reprint Mechanobiological dysregulation of the epidermis and dermis in skin disorders and in degeneration
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Cell Mol Med 17:817-22. 2013
    ..The development of novel approaches such as these will allow the treatment of a broad range of cutaneous diseases. ..
  10. pmc Roles of lipid metabolism in keloid development
    Chenyu Huang
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Lipids Health Dis 12:60. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint The relationship between skin stretching/contraction and pathologic scarring: the important role of mechanical forces in keloid generation
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 20:149-57. 2012
    ..Thus, mechanotransduction studies are useful for developing clinical approaches that reduce the skin tension around wounds or scars for the prevention and treatment of not only keloids but also hypertrophic scars...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical and anatomical study of superficial cervical artery flaps: retrospective study of reconstructions with 41 flaps and the feasibility of harvesting them as perforator flaps
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:95-101. 2006
    ..Since 1986, they have harvested 41 superficial cervical artery flaps of various types from 32 patients to reconstruct head and neck scar contractures and intractable ulcers...
  13. ncbi request reprint The importance of adipose-derived stem cells and vascularized tissue regeneration in the field of tissue transplantation
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Curr Stem Cell Res Ther 1:13-20. 2006
    ..In this paper, we focus on adipose-derived stem cells and vascularized tissue regeneration within the context of tissue transplantation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical imaging diagnosis of implant materials for breast augmentation
    Satoko Kawahara
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 57:6-12. 2006
    ..Thus, preoperative diagnostic imaging to identify the ingredients of implants may improve the treatment decision-making process. In this report, we created a clinical imaging index...
  15. doi request reprint The most current algorithms for the treatment and prevention of hypertrophic scars and keloids
    Rei Ogawa
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:557-68. 2010
    ..This article presents an evidence-based review of previous articles and proposes algorithms for the treatment and prevention of hypertrophic scars and keloids...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chondrogenic and osteogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells isolated from GFP transgenic mice
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 71:240-1. 2004
    ..This cell population can be easily identified through fluorescence microscope, it should be an ideal source of ASCs for further experiments of stem cell biology and tissue engineering...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cartilage regeneration using adipose-derived stem cells
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunyko ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Curr Stem Cell Res Ther 5:129-32. 2010
    ..The necessary information includes necessary differentiation factors, cell scaffolds, and cell culture conditions. We reviewed the methodology for manufacturing cell constructs using ASCs for clinical applications...
  18. doi request reprint Is radiation therapy for keloids acceptable? The risk of radiation-induced carcinogenesis
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1196-201. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Differential and exclusive diagnosis of diseases that resemble keloids and hypertrophic scars
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 62:660-4. 2009
    ....
  20. pmc The effect of hydrostatic pressure on three-dimensional chondroinduction of human adipose-derived stem cells
    Rei Ogawa
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Tissue Eng Part A 15:2937-45. 2009
    ..In this study, we optimized the conditions for human cartilage induction using human adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs), collagen scaffolds, and cyclic HP treatment...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vascular tissue engineering and vascularized 3D tissue regeneration
    Rei Ogawa
    Nippon Medical School, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery1, 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyoku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Regen Med 2:831-7. 2007
    ..However, additional studies into the maturation of neovascularization, the development of effective biomaterial, and the possibility of using stem cells will be needed before these techniques can be used in the clinical situation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Useful tips for successful skin grafting
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Regenerative Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 74:386-92. 2007
    ..5) Povidone-iodine gel is recommended with a tie-over dressing. These procedures have been found to be extremely helpful for ensuring the success of skin-grafting procedures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lower leg reconstruction using three free flaps
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:2130-1. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical and basic research on occipito-cervico-dorsal flaps: including a study of the anatomical territories of dorsal trunk vessels
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1923-33. 2004
    ..Each anatomical territory was clearly seen and its area identified...
  25. ncbi request reprint A rare case of chondroid syringoma arising from the lower eyelid with ectropion
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:137e-140e. 2006
  26. ncbi request reprint Postoperative electron-beam irradiation therapy for keloids and hypertrophic scars: retrospective study of 147 cases followed for more than 18 months
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, and Marine Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:547-53; discussion 554-5. 2003
    ..1 percent versus 13.5 percent, p = 0.0017). The results suggested that keloid sites with a high risk of recurrence should be treated with escalated radiation doses and posttreatment self-management...
  27. pmc A rare case of intracranial metastatic amelanotic melanoma with cyst
    R Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5, Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0022, Japan
    J Clin Pathol 56:548-51. 2003
    ..Intracranial amelanotic melanoma is very rare, and there have been few reports of melanoma with cyst...
  28. doi request reprint Mechanobiology of scarring
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Wound Repair Regen 19:s2-9. 2011
    ..Mechanoreceptor or MS nociceptor inhibition and mechanical force reduction should propel the development of novel methods for scar prevention and treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Color Doppler ultrasonography in the planning of microvascular augmented "super-thin" flaps
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:822-8. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Adipogenic differentiation by adipose-derived stem cells harvested from GFP transgenic mice-including relationship of sex differences
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 319:511-7. 2004
    ..89 times greater than those harvested from male mice. This suggests that the adipogenic differentiation of ASCs is closely related to sex differences...
  31. ncbi request reprint The microvascular augmented subdermal vascular network (ma-SVN) flap: its variations and recent development in using intercostal perforators
    H Hyakusoku
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Plast Surg 55:402-11. 2002
    ..Here, we describe the microvascular augmented subdermal vascular network flaps that we have devised...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of propofol anesthesia on cognitive recovery of patients undergoing electroconvulsive therapy
    A Sakamoto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 53:655-60. 1999
    ..For early cognitive recovery after ECT, a deep anesthetic level is necessary when the traditional ECT apparatus is used which produces sine curve wave stimuli...
  33. ncbi request reprint Osteogenic and chondrogenic differentiation by adipose-derived stem cells harvested from GFP transgenic mice
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Toky 113 8603, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 313:871-7. 2004
    ..Since this cell population can be easily identified through fluorescence microscopy, it may be an ideal source of ASCs for further experiments on stem cell biology and tissue engineering...
  34. doi request reprint Propeller flaps: classification and clinical applications
    B Ayestaray
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 56:90-8. 2011
    ..It is the international classification, which should be used for the description and conception of these flaps...
  35. ncbi request reprint An anatomical and clinical study of the dorsal intercostal cutaneous perforators, and application to free microvascular augmented subdermal vascular network (ma-SVN) flaps
    R Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Plast Surg 55:396-401. 2002
    ..The clinical application of microvascular augmented SVN flaps, both pedicled and free, is presented...
  36. doi request reprint Improved viability of random pattern skin flaps through the use of adipose-derived stem cells
    Feng Lu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:50-8. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint An anatomical study and clinical cases of 'super-thin flaps' with transverse cervical perforator
    Takafumi Chin
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital 1 1 5 Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Br J Plast Surg 58:550-5. 2005
    ..This flap is more useful for providing colour and texture matches than a skin graft, and it is easier to harvest the flap than a free flap because it is a kind of skin flap...
  38. doi request reprint The effect of adipose-derived stem cells on ischemia-reperfusion injury: immunohistochemical and ultrastructural evaluation
    A Cagri Uysal
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:804-15. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Hematopoiesis in regenerated bone marrow within hydroxyapatite scaffold
    Atsushi Fujita
    Department of Pediatrics, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo 113 8602, Japan
    Pediatr Res 68:35-40. 2010
    ..These data suggest that the functional niche is reconstituted at least partly and that regenerated BM on the scaffold may be used as a portable source of HSCs...
  40. doi request reprint Mechanical receptor-related mechanisms in scar management: a review and hypothesis
    Caglayan Yagmur
    Ondokuz Mayis University Medical School, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, 55200 Kurupelit, Samsun, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:426-34. 2010
    ..The mechanisms by which the external or superficial actions of these treatments cause remission of a protruding scar may be related to mechanoreceptor (nociceptor and cellular mechanoreceptor) responses...
  41. ncbi request reprint Central axis flap methods
    Hiko Hyakusoku
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Burns 32:891-6. 2006
    ..quot; We have employed these flaps to treat mild scar contractures in the axilla and cubital fossa. These methods are easily manipulated to restore function and improve aesthetics of scar contractures...
  42. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of axillary scar contractures--retrospective study of 124 cases over 25 years
    Rei Ogawa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, 113 0022, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Plast Surg 56:100-5. 2003
    ..We also discuss and evaluate the various methods of reconstruction...
  43. ncbi request reprint Milrinone improves lung compliance in patients receiving mechanical ventilation for cardiogenic pulmonary edema
    S Takeda
    Department of Intensive Care Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 47:714-9. 2003
    ..Cardiogenic pulmonary edema is a frequent cause of respiratory failure. We investigated whether milrinone improved lung compliance...
  44. ncbi request reprint Neural differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells isolated from GFP transgenic mice
    Juri Fujimura
    Department of Pharmacology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 333:116-21. 2005
    ....
  45. doi request reprint Complications after polyacrylamide hydrogel injection for soft-tissue augmentation
    Shimpei Ono
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1349-57. 2010
    ..However, studies on the safety of polyacrylamide hydrogel injection are limited and inconsistent. In the authors' experience, polyacrylamide hydrogel injections can induce complications...
  46. ncbi request reprint The role of bone marrow-derived cells in bone fracture repair in a green fluorescent protein chimeric mouse model
    Kazuhiro Taguchi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 331:31-6. 2005
    ..We suggest that bone marrow cells migrated outside of the bone marrow and differentiated into osteoblasts to make up the calluses...
  47. ncbi request reprint The scar band rotation flap
    Masahiro Murakami
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    Burns 31:220-2. 2005
    ..We have found this method to be useful for the reconstruction of small scar contractures in locations such as finger joints and interdigital spaces after skin grafting to treat extensive burns...
  48. doi request reprint Clinical and vascular anatomical study of distally based sural flap
    Shimpo Aoki
    Departments of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 61:73-8. 2008
    ..Subsequently, tissue specimens were harvested from the upper, middle, and lower sites of the flap for histologic analyses...
  49. doi request reprint Periodontal tissue regeneration with adipose-derived stem cells
    Morikuni Tobita
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Tissue Eng Part A 14:945-53. 2008
    ..Because large amounts of human lipoaspirates are readily available, and their procurement induces only low morbidity, ASCs may be useful in future clinical cell-based therapy for periodontal disease...
  50. ncbi request reprint In vivo adipose tissue regeneration by adipose-derived stromal cells isolated from GFP transgenic mice
    Hiroshi Mizuno
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Cells Tissues Organs 187:177-85. 2008
    ..ASCs may be an ideal source for adipose tissue regeneration, which may in turn play an important role in augmentation surgery in surgically treated cancer or trauma patients...
  51. doi request reprint Complications after autologous fat injection to the breast
    Hiko Hyakusoku
    Department of Plastic, NMR Laboratory, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:360-70; discussion 371-2. 2009
    ..The authors report several cases of complications after this procedure. Several related issues are discussed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of neck scar contractures using supraclavicular flaps: retrospective study of 30 cases
    Vu Quang Vinh
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:130-5. 2007
    ..The island flap has a wide rotation arc, and both the color and texture match are better for reconstructing contour-sensitive areas such as the chin and neck than those of free flaps harvested from distant sites...
  53. doi request reprint Multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) analysis of the supra-fascial perforator directionality (SPD) of the occipital artery perforator (OAP)
    Shimpei Ono
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5 Sendagi, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1602-7. 2010
    ..To optimise OAP flap design, it is important to determine the supra-fascial perforator directionality (SPD) of the three branches...
  54. ncbi request reprint Clinical and anatomical study of cervicopectoral superthin flaps
    Vu Quang Vinh
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1464-71. 2007
    ..In the present study, the authors discuss the clinical usefulness of these flaps. Moreover, through their anatomical study using cadavers, the authors attempted to clarify the mechanism of blood flow into these flaps...
  55. ncbi request reprint In vivo acceleration of skin growth using a servo-controlled stretching device
    Michael S Chin
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 16:397-405. 2010
    ..Further analysis of mechanotransduction signaling pathways may provide additional insight to improve skin tissue engineering methods and optimize our device...
  56. doi request reprint Anatomical study of pectoral intercostal perforators and clinical study of the pectoral intercostal perforator flap for hand reconstruction
    Kotoho Oki
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1789-800. 2009
    ..In this article, the authors discuss the arterial networks associated with this flap and present clinical cases...
  57. ncbi request reprint Effect of mesenchymal stem cells on skin graft to flap prefabrication: an experimental study
    Cagri A Uysal
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 65:237-44. 2010
    ..The Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor immunohistochemical staining was quantified. Furthermore, mesenchymal stem cells could be helpful in any prefabrication procedure in which neovascularization is indispensable...
  58. ncbi request reprint The multilobed propeller flap method
    Masahiro Murakami
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:599-604. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Patients with diabetic neuropathy are at risk of a greater intraoperative reduction in core temperature
    A Kitamura
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Anesthesiology 92:1311-8. 2000
    ..Accordingly, we tested the hypothesis that diabetic patients experience a greater reduction in core temperature during general anesthesia than nondiabetic patients...
  60. doi request reprint The inferior labial artery island flap
    Koichiro Oki
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:e294-7. 2009
    ..This long vascular pedicle could be returned through the inside of the flap. Thus, this flap appears to be ideal for one-stage reconstructions of full-thickness upper lip defects...
  61. doi request reprint Keloid and hypertrophic scar: neurogenic inflammation hypotheses
    Satoshi Akaishi
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, 1 1 5 Sendagi Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Med Hypotheses 71:32-8. 2008
    ..While further experimental studies and clinical confirmation are needed, our hypothesis may provide new insights into the etiology and pathology of FPD of the skin, such as keloids and hypertrophic scars...
  62. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of multidetector-row computed tomography in the planning and postoperative assessment of perforator flaps
    Shimpei Ono
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School
    J Nippon Med Sch 75:50-2. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Suppression of surgical hyperaldosteronism by potassium canrenoate during gynecologic surgery under sevoflurane anesthesia
    T Watanabe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 44:758-62. 2000
    ..This study investigated the effect of potassium canrenoate (PC) on pituitary adrenocortical function in lower abdominal surgery under sevoflurane anesthesia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Repeated propofol anesthesia for a patient with a history of neuroleptic malignant syndrome
    A Sakamoto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Nihon Ika Daigaku Zasshi 66:262-5. 1999
    ..In this case report, we describe the safe and satisfactory repeated use of propofol in a patient with a history of NMS, and outline NMS and its questionable relation to MH...
  65. ncbi request reprint Propofol alone, sevoflurane alone, and combined propofol-sevoflurane anaesthesia in electroconvulsive therapy
    Z Wajima
    Department of Anaesthesia, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, 1715 Kamagari, Inba mura, Inba gun, Chiba 270 1694, Japan
    Anaesth Intensive Care 31:396-400. 2003
    ..Propofol-sevoflurane anaesthesia is advantageous in terms of haemodynamics, but disadvantageous in terms of seizure duration and recovery time. Propofol alone is most advantageous in terms of seizure duration...
  66. doi request reprint Analysis of nerve and neuropeptide patterns in vacuum-assisted closure-treated diabetic murine wounds
    George Younan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:87-96. 2010
    ..With accelerated wound healing seen with the vacuum-assisted closure device, the authors studied its effects on nerve fiber regeneration, nerve sprouting, and the stimulation of neuropeptides and neurotrophins...
  67. doi request reprint The relationship between keloid growth pattern and stretching tension: visual analysis using the finite element method
    Satoshi Akaishi
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 60:445-51. 2008
    ..Thus, we analyzed the relationship between keloid growth patterns and stretching tension using a visualized finite element study...
  68. ncbi request reprint [ESR study of free radical formation during ischemia-reperfusion injury in the rat brain and the protective effect of a new antioxidant]
    A Sakamoto
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo
    Masui 41:595-602. 1992
    ..The results support the current view that free radicals produced upon reperfusion may be the direct cause of the subsequent lipid peroxidation...
  69. ncbi request reprint Local cardiac wall stabilization influences the reproducibility of regional wall motion during off-pump coronary artery pass surgery
    T Shiga
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Sendagi 1 1 5, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8603, Japan
    J Clin Monit Comput 16:25-31. 2000
    ..This study was designed to investigate whether cardiac wall stabilization with an epicardial stabilizer could affect the interpretation of wall motion during coronary anastomosis without cardiopulmonary bypass...
  70. ncbi request reprint A prostaglandin E2 receptor subtype EP1 receptor antagonist (ONO-8711) reduces hyperalgesia, allodynia, and c-fos gene expression in rats with chronic nerve constriction
    H Kawahara
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, 1 1 5, Sendagi, Bunkyoku, Tokyo, Japan
    Anesth Analg 93:1012-7. 2001
    ..We conclude that EP1-ra treatment may be useful for hyperalgesia and allodynia and that EP1 receptor mechanisms are involved in the maintenance of c-fos gene expression induced by nerve injury...
  71. ncbi request reprint Activation of the adenosine triphosphate sensitive mitochondrial potassium channel is involved in the cardioprotective effect of isoflurane
    J Shimizu
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 68:238-45. 2001
    ..Activation of the adenosine triphosphate sensitive mitochondrial potassium channel is involved in the cardioprotective effect of ISO, and the action of this agent has an acute"memory phase" like ischemic preconditioning...
  72. ncbi request reprint Severe lightning pain after subarachnoid block in a patient with neuropathic pain of central origin: which drug is best to treat the pain?
    Z Wajima
    Department of Anesthesia, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, Inba gun, Japan
    Clin J Pain 16:265-9. 2000
    ..We performed SAB 16 times in this patient, and he complained of severe pain each time. We investigated which drug was best for treating such induced pain by administering various drugs to the patient...
  73. ncbi request reprint A novel microsatellite polymorphism of sodium channel beta1-subunit gene (SCN1B) may underlie abnormal cardiac excitation manifested by coved-type ST-elevation compatible with Brugada syndrome in Japanese
    R Ogawa
    Department of Pharmacotherapy, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Kiyose shi, Tokyo, 204 8588, Japan
    Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther 48:109-19. 2010
    ..We aimed to study whether mutations in the beta-subunits of sodium channel (SCN1B and SCN2B) would also be associated with abnormal cardiac excitation in BrS...
  74. pmc Role of inflammatory mediators in lipid A analogue (ONO-4007)-induced vascular permeability change in mouse skin
    H Ishida
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Br J Pharmacol 130:1235-40. 2000
    ..Although ONO-4007 mimics LPS in increasing vascular permeability, mechanisms of permeability change elicited by ONO-4007 were not identical to those of LPS...
  75. ncbi request reprint Temporalis muscle-galea pedicled flap for reconstruction of longstanding facial paralysis
    Zhi Qi Hu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital
    J Nippon Med Sch 72:105-12. 2005
    ..We have achieved dynamic reconstruction by using a temporalis muscle-galea pedicled flap in 38 longstanding facial paralysis patients. Our results show that this is a good option in treating such patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Analysis of neuropeptides in stretched skin
    Michael S Chin
    Tissue Engineering and Wound Healing Laboratory, Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:102-13. 2009
    ....
  77. doi request reprint Visual and pathologic analyses of keloid growth patterns
    Satoshi Akaishi
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 64:80-2. 2010
    ..Severe infection or operative history may be the cause of irregularly shaped keloids. Thus, in the absence of significant infection or a surgical history, the shape of keloids may be determined uniquely by skin tension...
  78. ncbi request reprint The perforator pedicled propeller (PPP) flap method: report of two cases
    Hiko Hyakusoku
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Regenerative Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Japan
    J Nihon Med Sch 74:367-71. 2007
    ..In this paper, we report on two cases and describe the concept of using "perforator flaps" and "propeller flaps" together as what are called "perforator pedicled propeller (PPP) flaps."..
  79. ncbi request reprint Anaesthesia and circulating blood volume
    Y Sano
    Nippon Medical School, Department of Anaesthesiology, Tokyo, Japan
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:258-62. 2005
    ..We evaluated the changes in BV by general anaesthesia using simple and easy estimation methods...
  80. ncbi request reprint The effects of intravenous lignocaine on haemodynamics and seizure duration during electroconvulsive therapy
    Z Wajima
    Department of Anaesthesia, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, 1715 Kamagari, Inbu mura, Inba gun, Chiba 270 1694, Japan
    Anaesth Intensive Care 30:742-6. 2002
    ..However, intravenous lignocaine medication for electroconvulsive therapy is potentially useful for reducing tachycardia in high-risk patients and reducing the severity of propofol injection pain in comparison with a placebo...
  81. ncbi request reprint The effect of oral clonidine premedication on lumbar cerebrospinal fluid pressure in humans
    K Maruyama
    Department of Anesthesiology, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    J Nippon Med Sch 67:429-33. 2000
    ..619, p=0.019). We conclude that Lumbar CSF pressure was attenuated by oral premedication with 5 microg/kg clonidine. Clonidine also contributed to a significant correlation between preanesthetic mean blood pressure and CSF pressure...
  82. ncbi request reprint The effects of diltiazem on hemodynamics and seizure duration during electroconvulsive therapy
    Z Wajima
    Department of Anesthesia, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Nippon Medical School, 1715, Kamagari, Inba mura, Chiba 270 1694, Japan
    Anesth Analg 92:1327-30. 2001
    ..However, diltiazem medication for ECT is potentially useful for reducing tachycardia and hypertension in high-risk patients...
  83. ncbi request reprint Bipedicled free super-thin flap harvesting from the anterior chest
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1299-300. 2004
  84. doi request reprint A case of neck scar contracture reconstructed using a pedicled supraclavicular flap
    Quang Vinh Vu
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:350-2. 2008
  85. ncbi request reprint Fas-mediated apoptotic signal transduction in keloid and hypertrophic scar
    Feng Lu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1714-21. 2007
    ..In this report, the authors performed a comparative study on apoptotic signal transduction in fibroblasts derived from keloids and hypertrophic scars...
  86. doi request reprint The distally based sural flap
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:689-90; author reply 690. 2008
  87. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative repiercing for earlobe keloid
    Rei Ogawa
    Ann Plast Surg 59:354-5. 2007
  88. ncbi request reprint Fat grafting to the breast
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:702-3. 2008
  89. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the face and neck scar contractures using staged transfer of expanded "Super-thin flaps"
    Jian hua Gao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nanfang Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Burns 33:760-3. 2007
    ..quot; In this report, we introduce expanded "Super-thin flaps" for reconstruction of the face and neck for the first time in a patient...
  90. ncbi request reprint Variations in gap junctional intercellular communication and connexin expression in fibroblasts derived from keloid and hypertrophic scars
    Feng Lu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:844-51. 2007
    ..Therefore, in this report, the authors studied in vitro gap junctional intercellular communication function and connexin expression in fibroblasts derived from keloid and hypertrophic scar patients...
  91. ncbi request reprint Adipose tissues differentiated by adipose-derived stem cells harvested from transgenic mice
    Feng Lu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nanfang Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China
    Chin J Traumatol 9:359-64. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Crucial incision method for Stahl's ear reconstruction
    Rei Ogawa
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:961-3. 2007
  93. ncbi request reprint Defining vascular supply and territory of thinned perforator flaps: part I. Anterolateral thigh perforator flap
    A Cagri Uysal
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:288-9. 2006
  94. doi request reprint Fat grafting to the breast
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:341-2. 2008
  95. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of mugwort lotion for the treatment of post-burn hypertrophic scars
    Rei Ogawa
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:210-2. 2008
  96. doi request reprint Flap thinning technique: the effect of primary flap defatting
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:987-8. 2008
  97. doi request reprint Keloids as a serious disease such as malignancy
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:993-4. 2008
  98. doi request reprint Postoperative radiation therapy for keloid
    Rei Ogawa
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1513. 2008