Yoko Makino

Summary

Affiliation: University of the Ryukyus
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Scuba-diving related deaths in Okinawa, Japan, from 1982 to 2007
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0125, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:119-24. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Characteristic features of injuries due to shark attacks: a review of 12 cases
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:219-25. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Fatal propeller injuries: three autopsy case reports
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Forensic Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:420-3. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Anaphylactic shock caused by sting of crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 236:e5-8. 2014
  5. doi request reprint A transnasal intracranial stab wound by a plastic-covered umbrella tip
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
    Forensic Sci Int 214:e9-e11. 2012
  6. doi request reprint An autopsy case of suction injury
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 12:188-91. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Complete decapitation of a motorcycle driver due to a roadblock chain
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Int J Legal Med 122:511-5. 2008
  8. pmc An autopsy case of a primary aortoenteric fistula: a pitfall of the endoscopic diagnosis
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4701-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Hemoperitoneum due to rupture of a subserosal vein overlying a uterine leiomyoma
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:177-80. 2008
  10. doi request reprint A case of death from the explosion of a 66mm M72 High Explosive Anti-Tank rocket
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:210-5. 2008

Collaborators

  • Chiaki Fuke
  • Tetsuji Miyazaki
  • Yoko Ihama
  • Kenji Ninomiya
  • Masamichi Noguchi
  • Maki Fukasawa
  • Takumi Nagai
  • Haruo Niki
  • Takahiro Maehira
  • Yuka Kawakami
  • Yoshinobu Sato
  • Yasushi Ihama
  • Fukunori Kinjo
  • Zenshin Taira
  • Toshiji Mukai
  • Hiroshi Kohatsu
  • Ryoji Matayoshi
  • Youkichi Ohno
  • Saori Ageda
  • Tomonori Arao

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Scuba-diving related deaths in Okinawa, Japan, from 1982 to 2007
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0125, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:119-24. 2008
    ..3%, and of those in the second term, 40.0%, died from complications arising from already existing conditions. This study revealed that the onset of diseases during diving frequently causes fatal accidents, especially for older divers...
  2. doi request reprint Characteristic features of injuries due to shark attacks: a review of 12 cases
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:219-25. 2009
    ..Gouge marks on the bones are evidence of a shark attack, even if the corpse is decomposed. Severance of the body part at the joints without a fracture was found to be a characteristic feature of shark injuries...
  3. doi request reprint Fatal propeller injuries: three autopsy case reports
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Forensic Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:420-3. 2009
    ..We present the autopsy reports of three people who died after colliding with boat propellers...
  4. doi request reprint Anaphylactic shock caused by sting of crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster planci)
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan Electronic address
    Forensic Sci Int 236:e5-8. 2014
    ..Saving lives requires providing education regarding prevention and enabling prompt response to possible anaphylaxis, including preparation of adrenaline for auto-injection. ..
  5. doi request reprint A transnasal intracranial stab wound by a plastic-covered umbrella tip
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Japan
    Forensic Sci Int 214:e9-e11. 2012
    ..It is extremely rare that an umbrella tip used during a struggle would stab the nostril of the victim. Transnasal intracranial stab wounds can be overlooked and require sensitive handling...
  6. doi request reprint An autopsy case of suction injury
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 12:188-91. 2010
    ..Thus, we have examined the cause of death and the effects of vacuum pressure on the human body...
  7. doi request reprint Complete decapitation of a motorcycle driver due to a roadblock chain
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, 903 0215, Japan
    Int J Legal Med 122:511-5. 2008
    ..We were able to explain the movement of the chain and the decapitation mechanism. This case emphasizes the importance of discussing dynamics with experts to clarify a causal mechanism...
  8. pmc An autopsy case of a primary aortoenteric fistula: a pitfall of the endoscopic diagnosis
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4701-4. 2008
    ..Our case indicates that the aortoenteric fistula can result in fatal gastrointestinal bleeding. Consequently, a PAEF should be included in the differential diagnosis of gastrointestinal bleeding...
  9. doi request reprint Hemoperitoneum due to rupture of a subserosal vein overlying a uterine leiomyoma
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 29:177-80. 2008
    ..Autopsy revealed a pinhole-sized rupture of a subserosal vein superficial to the leiomyoma that resulted in fatal hemoperitoneum. Rupture of a subserosal vein overlying a uterine leiomyoma may cause sudden and unexpected death...
  10. doi request reprint A case of death from the explosion of a 66mm M72 High Explosive Anti-Tank rocket
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 10:210-5. 2008
    ..Very rarely are civilians killed by a military weapon, except during wartime. Appropriate investigation of various explosive injuries provide not only evidence of the cause of death, but also the position and posture of the body...
  11. ncbi request reprint A two-rider motorcycle accident involving injuries around groin area in both the driver and the passenger
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, 207 Uehara, Nishihara, Okinawa 903 0215, Japan
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 9:274-7. 2007
    ..In addition, we present bilateral traumatic testicular dislocation in the driver. We consider traumatic testicular dislocation as one of the important findings of fuel tank injuries in motorcycle accidents...
  12. ncbi request reprint An autopsy case of heart rupture from a scooter accident with 3 riders
    Yoko Ihama
    Department of Forensic Medical Science, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 27:87-9. 2006
    ..The victim may have served as a cushion for the other 2 passengers, who were not thrown from the scooter and sustained only minor injuries...
  13. ncbi request reprint Peculiar circular and C-shaped injuries on a body from the sea
    Yoko Makino
    Department of Legal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 25:169-71. 2004
    ..We concluded that the cause of the peculiar circular injuries might be bite marks of Isistius spp. (I. brasiliensis and/or I. plutodus), commonly known as cookie-cutter shark because of its very unusual feeding style...
  14. ncbi request reprint Morphological changes of cerebral ventricular wall in traumatic brain injury evaluated via large histological specimens
    Yoko Makino
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Aomori, Japan
    J Neurotrauma 21:585-94. 2004
    ..Accordingly, detection of ventricular wall damage is considered a reliable means for deducing the occurrence of traumatic injury even in the cases where death occurs soon after injury...