Y Hattori

Summary

Affiliation: Ogori Daiichi General Hospital
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Locking of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the ring finger due to the neglected flexor digitorum profundus avulsion
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Hand Surg 17:115-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Wrist flexion contracture: an unusual complication following palmaris longus tendon harvest
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Shimogo, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Japan
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:694-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Volar plating for intra-articular fracture of the base of the proximal phalanx
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi prefecture 754 0002, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1299-303. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Significance of venous anastomosis in fingertip replantation
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori, Yoshikigun, Yamaguchi 754 0002, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1151-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted reduction with volar plating or external fixation for displaced intra-articular fractures of the distal radius in the elderly patients
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Hand Surg 12:1-12. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Fingertip replantation
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 32:548-55. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Vascularized ulnar nerve graft
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 10:103-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of functional outcomes after successful replantation versus amputation closure for single fingertip amputations
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 31:811-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Vascularized ulnar nerve graft for reconstruction of a large defect of the median or radial nerves after severe trauma of the upper extremity
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 30:986-9. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Restoration of prehension using double free muscle technique after complete avulsion of brachial plexus in children: a report of three cases
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 30:812-9. 2005

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Locking of the proximal interphalangeal joint of the ring finger due to the neglected flexor digitorum profundus avulsion
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Hand Surg 17:115-6. 2012
    ..We report an unusual case of proximal interphalangeal joint locking of the ring finger due to the neglected flexor digitorum profundus avulsion. Although rare, it should be noted that locking is a potential complication after this injury...
  2. ncbi request reprint Wrist flexion contracture: an unusual complication following palmaris longus tendon harvest
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Shimogo, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Japan
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:694-6. 2007
    ..We describe a case of 3-year-old girl in whom flexion contracture of the wrist developed following harvest of the palmaris longus tendon with a tendon stripper...
  3. ncbi request reprint Volar plating for intra-articular fracture of the base of the proximal phalanx
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi prefecture 754 0002, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1299-303. 2007
    ..Although our experience is limited to 4 patients, we have had a positive experience with this technique. The technique is useful for internal fixation of intra-articular fractures of the base of the proximal phalanx...
  4. ncbi request reprint Significance of venous anastomosis in fingertip replantation
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori, Yoshikigun, Yamaguchi 754 0002, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1151-8. 2003
    ..By performing venous anastomosis, external bleeding can be avoided and a higher survival rate can be achieved. Venous anastomosis for fingertip replantation is a reliable and worthwhile procedure...
  5. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted reduction with volar plating or external fixation for displaced intra-articular fractures of the distal radius in the elderly patients
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Hand Surg 12:1-12. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Fingertip replantation
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 32:548-55. 2007
    ..This article presents a global view of the current status of replantation for the treatment of fingertip amputation. The surgical technique, strategies to overcome postoperative congestion, and overall results are discussed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vascularized ulnar nerve graft
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 10:103-6. 2006
    ..This technique can be recommended for reconstruction of a large defect of the median or radial nerves in selected cases, such as upper arm replantation...
  8. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of functional outcomes after successful replantation versus amputation closure for single fingertip amputations
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 31:811-8. 2006
    ..To compare the functional outcome of successful microsurgical replantation versus amputation closure for single fingertip amputations...
  9. ncbi request reprint Vascularized ulnar nerve graft for reconstruction of a large defect of the median or radial nerves after severe trauma of the upper extremity
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 30:986-9. 2005
    ..We report 3 cases of successful vascularized ulnar nerve graft for reconstructing a large median or radial nerve defect after severe trauma of the upper extremity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Restoration of prehension using double free muscle technique after complete avulsion of brachial plexus in children: a report of three cases
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 30:812-9. 2005
    ..Brachial plexus injury in children, excluding birth palsy, is relatively rare and seldom reported. We report our technique, the results of this procedure, and problems we encountered in treating children with brachial plexus injury...
  11. doi request reprint Capsulectomy and debridement for primary osteoarthritis of the elbow through a medial trans-flexor approach
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 36:1652-8. 2011
    ..We have used a medial trans-flexor approach without tendon detachment for debridement arthroplasty of the elbow and evaluated the outcome of this procedure...
  12. doi request reprint Sensory recovery of the hand with intercostal nerve transfer following complete avulsion of the brachial plexus
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:276-83. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to report the results of sensory recovery of the hand with intercostal nerve transfer following complete brachial plexus injury...
  13. doi request reprint Attritional rupture of the flexor tendons to the small finger caused by osteophyte of the ulnar head: case report
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 35:24-6. 2010
    ..We present a rare case of attritional rupture of the flexor tendons to the small finger caused by an osteophyte of the volar aspect of the ulnar head...
  14. ncbi request reprint Delayed rupture of extensor digitorum communis tendon following volar plating of distal radius fracture
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Hand Surg 13:183-5. 2008
    ..Careful and accurate use of internal fixation instruments is necessary to avoid this complication...
  15. doi request reprint Vascularized pedicled bone graft for avascular necrosis of the capitate: case report
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori and the Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube, Yamaguchi 754 0002, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1303-7. 2009
    ..We present a case of a 15-year-old boy successfully treated with vascularized pedicled bone graft from the dorsal aspect of the distal radius...
  16. doi request reprint Elbow joint position sense following brachial plexus palsy treated with double free muscle transfer
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 34:1667-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of this article is to report elbow joint position sense (JPS) after double free muscle transfer (DFMT) for complete paralysis of brachial plexus...
  17. ncbi request reprint Restoration of prehension with the double free muscle technique following complete avulsion of the brachial plexus. Indications and long-term results
    K Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 82:652-66. 2000
    ..Recent interest in reconstruction of the upper limb following brachial plexus injuries has focused on the restoration of prehension following complete avulsion of the brachial plexus...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical application of intraoperative measurement of choline acetyltransferase activity during functioning free muscle transfer
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 26:645-8. 2001
    ..2 months (range, 2-5 months) and obtained useful recovery. Intraoperative measurement of CAT activity can provide direct and quantitative information about the functional status of donor nerves during FFMT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Significance of shoulder function in the reconstruction of prehension with double free-muscle transfer after complete paralysis of the brachial plexus
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi ken, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:1596-603. 2003
    ..Shoulder function is important for achieving prehensile function among patients with complete paralysis of brachial function, when they undergo double free-muscle transfer...
  20. ncbi request reprint Intra-articular fractures of the distal aspect of the radius: arthroscopically assisted reduction compared with open reduction and internal fixation
    K Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 81:1093-110. 1999
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative measurement of choline acetyltransferase activity to evaluate the functional status of donor nerve during reinnervated free muscle transfer: a preliminary report
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 23:1034-7. 1998
    ..5 to 4 months) after surgery and all muscles obtained useful recovery. This technique can directly and quantitatively verify the functional quality of the donor motor fascicle when the quality of the donor nerve is in doubt...
  22. ncbi request reprint Limb-sparing surgery with reinnervated free-muscle transfer following radical excision of soft-tissue sarcoma in the extremity
    K Doi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1679-87. 1999
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Arthroplasty of the elbow joint using vascularized iliac bone graft for reconstruction of massive bone defect of the distal humerus
    Y Hattori
    Departments of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Shimogo 862 3, Orogi, Yoshikigun, Yamaguchi 754 0002, Japan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 21:287-91. 2005
    ..The use of a vascularized iliac bone graft may be an option for reconstructing such massive defects of the metaphyseal area of the humerus...
  24. doi request reprint Early breakage of a titanium volar locking plate for fixation of a distal radius fracture: case report
    Kiminori Yukata
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 34:907-9. 2009
    ..Careful selection of the proper plate and appropriate surgical technique and postoperative management are necessary to avoid this complication...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term results of spinal accessory nerve transfer to the suprascapular nerve in upper-type paralysis of brachial plexus injury
    Kouichi Suzuki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yoshiki gun, Yamaguchi 754 0002, Japan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 23:295-9. 2007
    ..We, therefore, conclude that repair of long thoracic nerve is mandatory for achieving optimum shoulder function...
  26. ncbi request reprint Delayed rupture of flexor tendons caused by protrusion of a screw head of a volar plate for distal radius fracture: a case report
    Hiroshi Yamazaki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yumaguchi, 754 0002, Japan
    Hand Surg 13:27-9. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to the spinal accessory nerve for brachial plexus reconstruction
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 26:1073-6. 2001
    ..The technique avoids a longitudinal unsightly scar over the neck and preserves the branches innervating the upper part of the trapezius...
  28. ncbi request reprint Replantation of very thumb distal amputations with pre-osteosynthesis interpositional vein graft
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 26:105-7. 2001
    ..This technique is convenient, relatively easy and reliable...
  29. ncbi request reprint Extended wrap-around flap for thumb reconstruction following radical excision of a congenital arteriovenous fistula
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yoshikigun, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 23:72-5. 1998
    ..This flap is useful for primary reconstruction of the thumb following radical excision of a congenital arteriovenous fistula involving the thumb...
  30. ncbi request reprint Wrist arthrodesis after double free-muscle transfer in traumatic total brachial plexus palsy
    Ahmad Addosooki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 11:29-36. 2007
    ..There were no major complications such as pseudoarthrosis or metal failure in our patients because the affected limb is subjected only to mild stresses...
  31. doi request reprint Surgical technique of debridement arthroplasty of the elbow through medial/trans-flexor approach
    Mohamed Shafi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 13:151-4. 2009
    ..In this article, we describe our technique of open debridement arthroplasty of the elbow through medial/trans-flexor approach in detail...
  32. ncbi request reprint Free vascularized joint transfer from the nonreplantable digit as a free flap for primary reconstruction of complex hand injury
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 29:931-5. 2004
    ..Two years after surgery active range of motion of the reconstructed MCP joint was 35 degrees extension to 85 degrees flexion with no instability or pain...
  33. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic value of intraoperative measurement of choline acetyltransferase activity during brachial plexus surgery
    Y Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 25:509-11. 2000
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Arthoscopic diagnosis of partial scapholunate ligament tears as a cause of radial sided wrist pain in patients with inconclusive x-ray and MRI findings
    Y Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 31:419-25. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we found that various degrees of scapholunate interosseous ligament tear and scaphotrapezio-trapezoidal joint osteoarthritis were the main causes of radial-sided wrist pain with inconclusive X-ray and simple MRI findings...
  35. ncbi request reprint Bilateral elbow flexion reconstruction with functioning free muscle transfer for obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    A S Baliarsing
    Department of Orthopaedics, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
    J Hand Surg Br 27:484-6. 2002
    ..Free gracilis muscle transfers were performed on both sides, at an interval of 6 months, to achieve elbow flexion. The spinal accessory nerve was used as the donor nerve...
  36. doi request reprint Importance of early passive mobilization following double free gracilis muscle transfer
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:2037-45. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of early postoperative passive mobilization of the tendon to prevent its adhesion and the need for tenolysis...
  37. ncbi request reprint A part of the ulnar nerve as an alternative donor nerve for functioning free muscle transfer: a case report
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Shimogo, 862 3, Ogori, Yoshikigun, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 27:150-3. 2002
    ..A part of the ulnar nerve can be used as an alternative donor motor nerve for reconstruction of chronic C5-C6 (or C5-7) brachial plexus injury...
  38. doi request reprint Vascularized bone graft from the supracondylar region of the femur
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Microsurgery 29:379-84. 2009
    ..Thin corticoperiosteal grafts were used for fracture nonunion of the long bone with smaller bone defect and to treat forty-six patients with avascular necrosis of the body of the talus, scaphoid, and lunate bone...
  39. doi request reprint Surgical technique of pedicled bipolar pectoralis major transfer for reconstruction of elbow flexion in brachial plexus palsy
    Abhijeet L Wahegaonkar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery Ogori Daiichi General Hospital Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 12:12-9. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint The use of free vascularized corticoperiosteal grafts from the femur in the treatment of scaphoid non-union
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ube City, and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Shimogo 862 3, Ogori, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi prefecture 754 0002, Japan
    Orthop Clin North Am 38:87-94, vi-vii. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonographic evaluation of functioning free muscle transfer: comparison between spinal accessory and intercostal nerve reinnervation
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 22:423-7. 2006
    ....
  42. doi request reprint The clinical significance of the scaphoid cortical ring sign: a study of normal wrist X-rays
    Y Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Saiseikai Shimonoseki General Hospital, Shimonoseki, Japan
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 33:126-9. 2008
    ..Consequently, a cortical ring sign indicates scaphoid flexion, but may be visible in the normal wrist at any age or gender and in either hand and is not necessarily an indicator of pathology in the wrist...
  43. ncbi request reprint Kienböck's disease with congenital capitohamate coalition in an ulnar ray defect: a case report
    Yukio Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori 754 0002, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 8:725-8. 2003
    ..Capitohamate fusion is one of them, but the case reported here highlights the fact that capitohamate fusion may be a questionable treatment for Kienböck's disease...
  44. ncbi request reprint Obturator nerve injury associated with femur fracture fixation detected during gracilis muscle harvesting for functioning free muscle transfer
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Shimogo 862 3, Ogori, Yoshiki gun, Yamaguchi 754 002, Japan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 20:21-3. 2004
    ..The probable cause of this rare injury was considered to be accidental penetration while drilling for a proximal locking screw in intramedullary nailing during previous femur fracture surgery...
  45. ncbi request reprint Technique of intercostal nerve harvest and transfer for various neurotization procedures in brachial plexus injuries
    Abhijeet L Wahegaonkar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 11:184-94. 2007
    ..In our experience, this is negligible with good long-term results...
  46. ncbi request reprint Choline acetyltransferase activity and evoked spinal cord potentials for diagnosis of brachial plexus injury
    Y Hattori
    Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 86:70-3. 2004
    ..These two techniques should be complementary to each other in order to achieve a more accurate diagnosis...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of quality of life in brachial plexus injury patients after reconstructive surgery
    Izuru Kitajima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    Hand Surg 11:103-7. 2006
    ..This study showed that SF-36 is not sensitive enough to evaluate regional conditions. A region- or site-specific questionnaire is required to evaluate upper extremity surgery...
  48. doi request reprint Surgical technique of harvesting vascularized superficial radial nerve graft
    Mohamed Shafi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital and Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Ogori, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 35:312-5. 2010
    ..Anatomy and preoperative preparation are also presented, as well as the indications and some contraindications...
  49. ncbi request reprint Selection of grip function in double free gracilis transfer procedures after complete paralysis of the brachial plexus
    Semih Takka
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 54:610-4. 2005
    ..Selection of grip functions should be done according to patient needs, and the late-stage reconstructive hand operations should be decided according to preferred grip function...
  50. ncbi request reprint Technique of osteochondral autograft transplantation mosaicplasty for capitellar osteochondritis dissecans
    Abhijeet L Wahegaonkar
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 32:1454-61. 2007
    ..Mosaicplasty is a relatively new and viable option for the treatment of advanced OCD of the capitellum. In this article, we describe the technique of mosaicplasty for OCD of the capitellum...
  51. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopic assessment of the volar region of the scapholunate interosseous ligament through a volar portal
    Yukio Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 28:69-73. 2003
    ..It is, however, difficult to evaluate this ligament using standard diagnostic procedures, including the arthroscopy through a dorsal portal. We have performed arthroscopic evaluation of this ligament through a volar portal...
  52. ncbi request reprint A benefit of the volar approach for wrist arthroscopy
    Yukio Abe
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Arthroscopy 19:440-5. 2003
    ..We had no complications with wrist arthroscopy using the volar approach in 230 patients. The volar approach for wrist arthroscopy is a valuable procedure to evaluate and treat various wrist disorders...
  53. doi request reprint Evaluation of C5 nerve root repairability in traumatic brachial plexus injuries: proposal of an evaluation scoring system
    Ahmad Addosooki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi, 754 0002, Japan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 24:3-10. 2008
    ..We concluded that our proposed evaluation scoring system is a reliable method for C5 repairability evaluation, and it can replace sophisticated techniques...
  54. ncbi request reprint Vascular malformation of hand: cavernous lymphangioma
    Semih Takka
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi 754 0002, Japan
    Hand Surg 9:229-31. 2004
    ..Re-surfacing was performed with a free flap transfer. There were no post-operative complications during one year of follow-up...
  55. ncbi request reprint Technique of harvesting the gracilis for free functioning muscle transplantation
    Ahmad I Addosooki
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Ogori Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 10:245-51. 2006
    ..The main complications are related to the wound, and these include delayed healing, infection, and scar-related problems. The functional deficit after gracilis harvest is negligible...
  56. ncbi request reprint Basic science behind functioning free muscle transplantation
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, 862 3 Shimogamo, Ogori, Yamaguchi ken 754 0002, Japan
    Clin Plast Surg 29:483-95, v-vi. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Cervical nerve root avulsion in brachial plexus injuries: magnetic resonance imaging classification and comparison with myelography and computerized tomography myelography
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Japan
    J Neurosurg 96:277-84. 2002
    ..They discuss the accuracy and reproducibility of a MR imaging-derived classification for diagnosis of nerve root avulsion compared with those of myelography combined with computerized tomography (CT) myelography...
  58. ncbi request reprint Surgical approach to the vascular pedicle of the gracilis muscle flap
    Yasunori Hattori
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yoshikigun, Yamaguchi, Japan
    J Hand Surg Am 27:534-6. 2002
    ..An easy and safe approach to the vascular pedicle of the gracilis muscle flap is described. With this technique the vascular pedicle can be harvested with maximum length and the largest possible caliber for functioning free muscle transfer...
  59. ncbi request reprint Toe-finger switch operation
    Kazuteru Doi
    Department of Orthopaedics, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori cho, Yoshiki gun, Yamaguchi prefecture 754 0002, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1066-9. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Double-strand suturing fixation technique for treatment of acute volar plate avulsion fracture of the base of the middle phalanx
    Kazufumi Sano
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, Yamaguchi ken, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 55:542-4. 2005
    ..This technique only demands simple skill like conventional K-wire fixation. Furthermore, removal of fixation material is not necessary...
  61. ncbi request reprint Proposal of new category for congenital unilateral upper limb muscular hypertrophy
    Semih Takka
    Ogori Daiichi General Hospital, 862 3 Shimogo, Ogori cho Yoshiki gun, Yamaguchi ken 754 0002, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 54:97-102. 2005
    ..The evolutionary changes of skeletal muscles should be investigated to explain this congenital phenomenon and might be classified in a different entity from the present categories...
  62. ncbi request reprint Free vascularised proximal interphalangeal joint transfer from a damaged finger as a secondary procedure
    Yasunori Hattori
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 32:594-5. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Traumatic major muscle loss in the upper extremity: reconstruction using functioning free muscle transplantation
    Shye Horng Lin
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 20:227-35. 2004
    ..This type of injury should be recognized as providing a good prognosis after application of the FFMT, and arbitrary amputation should be avoided...
  64. ncbi request reprint Arthroscopically assisted reduction and immobilization of intraarticular fracture of the distal end of the radius: several options of reduction and immobilization
    Chen Guofen
    Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Nanfang Hospital, Guangzhou, China
    Tech Hand Up Extrem Surg 9:84-90. 2005
    ..Immobilization methods include external fixator combined with K-wire or plate combined with pullout wire or screw. K-wire without other implant was applied to 6 cases. In 1 case, a screw was the only implant...
  65. ncbi request reprint The reconstructive strategy for improving elbow function in late obstetric brachial plexus palsy
    David Chwei Chin Chuang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:116-26; discussion 127-9. 2002
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