Yumiko Abe

Summary

Affiliation: Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between an aggrecan gene polymorphism and lumbar disc degeneration
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2456-60. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Adjacent segment disease following expansive lumbar laminoplasty
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Spine J 7:273-9. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Spinal stenosis due to ossified lumbar lesions
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:262-70. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic results of expansive lumbar laminoplasty in patients with spinal stenosis
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1698-703. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventive measures for axial symptoms following cervical laminoplasty
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:497-501. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of myelopathy and surgical results of laminoplasty in elderly patients with cervical spondylosis
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2209-14. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between polymorphism of the transforming growth factor-beta1 gene with the radiologic characteristic and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1424-6. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Radiologic findings of the lumbar spine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and a review of pathologic mechanisms
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:38-43. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament following en bloc cervical laminoplasty
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1798-802. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of lumbar disc disease with vitamin-D receptor gene polymorphism
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaecutical University, Faculty of Medicine, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:2022-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between an aggrecan gene polymorphism and lumbar disc degeneration
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2456-60. 1999
    ..A case-control study using magnetic resonance imaging findings and a polymerase chain reaction assay to investigate the association between aggrecan gene polymorphism and lumbar disc degeneration...
  2. ncbi request reprint Adjacent segment disease following expansive lumbar laminoplasty
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan
    Spine J 7:273-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, adjacent segment disease due to mechanical stress could be anticipated in the long-term follow-up...
  3. ncbi request reprint Spinal stenosis due to ossified lumbar lesions
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 3:262-70. 2005
    ..Spinal stenosis due to lumbar ossified lesions is a rare pathological entity. The authors retrospectively evaluated the clinical features and surgical results associated with cases involving lumbar ossified lesion-induced stenosis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical and radiographic results of expansive lumbar laminoplasty in patients with spinal stenosis
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1698-703. 2004
    ..The purposes of this study were to assess the long-term outcome following expansive lumbar laminoplasty and to investigate the postoperative problems...
  5. ncbi request reprint Preventive measures for axial symptoms following cervical laminoplasty
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:497-501. 2003
    ..Based on these results, we concluded that the modified method is beneficial for the postoperative status of cervical laminoplasty patients...
  6. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of myelopathy and surgical results of laminoplasty in elderly patients with cervical spondylosis
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:2209-14. 2003
    ..Clinical and radiologic analyses in elderly patients with cervical myelopathy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Association between polymorphism of the transforming growth factor-beta1 gene with the radiologic characteristic and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1424-6. 2003
    ..A study was conducted to examine the relation between the transforming growth factor-beta1 (TGF-beta1) polymorphism (T-->C transition in the signal sequence) and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Radiologic findings of the lumbar spine in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, and a review of pathologic mechanisms
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 16:38-43. 2003
    ..The possibility of lumbar lesions as well as the lesions in the cervical spine and peripheral joints should be examined in patients with RA...
  9. ncbi request reprint Progression of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament following en bloc cervical laminoplasty
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1798-802. 2001
    ..This study was performed to clarify the relationship between the progression of ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament and the clinical results following en bloc cervical laminoplasty...
  10. ncbi request reprint The association of lumbar disc disease with vitamin-D receptor gene polymorphism
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaecutical University, Faculty of Medicine, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 84:2022-8. 2002
    ..Recently, some genetic polymorphisms have been found to be related to clinical disorders. We investigated the association between vitamin-D receptor gene and estrogen receptor gene polymorphisms and lumbar disc disease in young adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome of cervical expansive laminoplasty in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:551-5. 2000
    ..The results from cervical laminoplasty in 18 patients with diabetes mellitus were compared with results from the same procedure in 34 nondiabetic patients matched for age, gender, and disease...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical symptoms and surgical outcome in lumbar spinal stenosis patients with neuropathic bladder
    Y Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, Sugitani, Toyama, Japan
    J Spinal Disord 14:404-10. 2001
    ..It showed a normal pattern in six patients; however, three patients remained in an underactive pattern. Furthermore, four patients still required clear intermittent self-catheterization after surgery...
  13. ncbi request reprint Postoperative delirium in spine surgery
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toyama, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    Spine J 6:164-9. 2006
    ..Postoperative delirium is a great concern in the treatment of hip fracture. However, there have been no reports regarding the postoperative delirium in spine surgery...
  14. doi request reprint Fatal prognosis of an atypical meningioma in the cervical spine
    Yoshiharu Kawaguchi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Toyama, Faculty of Medicine, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama, 930 0194, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 13:155-9. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint T1-2 disc herniation following an en bloc cervical laminoplasty
    Hiroshi Takagi
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Faculty of Medicine, 2630 Sugitani, Toyama 930 0194, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 7:495-7. 2002
    ..Two weeks after surgery, he was able to walk without assistance. Mechanical stresses may have directly affected the T1-2 intervertebral disc following laminoplasty and may have caused disc herniation...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of Fas-mediated apoptosis after traumatic spinal cord injury
    Osamu Yoshino
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1394-404. 2004
    ..Functional recovery and histopathological change after spinal cord injury in the Fas-deficient mice and the wild-type mice were investigated...
  17. ncbi request reprint Decreased neural damage after spinal cord injury in tPA-deficient mice
    Yumiko Abe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan
    J Neurotrauma 20:43-57. 2003
    ..This study shows that neural damage is decreased in tPA(-/-) mice after spinal cord injury. Suppression of tPA production may help to decrease secondary injury after spinal cord contusion...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Practical side of teamwork-based training--practice and evaluation in Gunma University]
    Hatsue Ogawara
    Department of Laboratory Science, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Gunma University, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Rinsho Byori 58:178-82. 2010
    ..In this article, we introduce the results of the questionnaire survey in 2009. We hope that this article help in the teamwork-based training of students aiming to be medical technologists...
  19. ncbi request reprint Proinflammatory cytokines stimulate the expression of nerve growth factor by human intervertebral disc cells
    Yumiko Abe
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago IL, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:635-42. 2007
    ..In vitro studies of the effects of proinflammatory cytokines on the production of nerve growth factor (NGF) by human intervertebral disc (IVD) cells...
  20. ncbi request reprint Large thoracolumbar extradural arachnoid cyst
    Hong Liu
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, First Hospital of Beijing University, China
    Orthopedics 27:225-6. 2004
  21. ncbi request reprint Is leptin a key factor which develops obesity by ovariectomy?
    Kenju Shimomura
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Endocr J 49:417-23. 2002
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