Nobuto Kitamura

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid enhances the effect of the PAMPS/PDMAAm double-network hydrogel on chondrogenic differentiation of ATDC5 cells
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:222. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical characteristics of 3 pivot-shift maneuvers for the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee: in vivo evaluation with an electromagnetic sensor system
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Nobuto Kitamura, Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 41:2500-6. 2013
  3. doi request reprint A novel medial collateral ligament reconstruction procedure using semitendinosus tendon autograft in patients with multiligamentous knee injuries: clinical outcomes
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 41:1274-81. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pelvic osteolysis on computed tomography after total hip arthroplasty
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 441:291-7. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic features of pelvic osteolysis on computed tomography: the importance of communication pathways
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, P O Box 7088, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1542-50. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Induction of spontaneous hyaline cartilage regeneration using a double-network gel: efficacy of a novel therapeutic strategy for an articular cartilage defect
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 39:1160-9. 2011
  7. pmc Influence of the gel thickness on in vivo hyaline cartilage regeneration induced by double-network gel implanted at the bottom of a large osteochondral defect: short-term results
    Hidetoshi Matsuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:50. 2013
  8. pmc Gene expression profile of the cartilage tissue spontaneously regenerated in vivo by using a novel double-network gel: comparisons with the normal articular cartilage
    Ryusei Imabuchi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:213. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Poly(2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) gel induces articular cartilage regeneration in vivo: comparisons of the induction ability between single- and double-network gels
    Munehiro Ogawa
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 100:2244-51. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Comparisons of femoral tunnel enlargement in 169 patients between single-bundle and anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions with hamstring tendon grafts
    Yasuyuki Kawaguchi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8638, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1249-57. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid enhances the effect of the PAMPS/PDMAAm double-network hydrogel on chondrogenic differentiation of ATDC5 cells
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:222. 2014
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical characteristics of 3 pivot-shift maneuvers for the anterior cruciate ligament-deficient knee: in vivo evaluation with an electromagnetic sensor system
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Nobuto Kitamura, Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 41:2500-6. 2013
    ..A disadvantage of pivot-shift maneuvers is that the examiner has to subjectively evaluate the degree of pivot shift observed. It is unknown whether the various maneuvers are biomechanically identical...
  3. doi request reprint A novel medial collateral ligament reconstruction procedure using semitendinosus tendon autograft in patients with multiligamentous knee injuries: clinical outcomes
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 41:1274-81. 2013
    ..Several new procedures for medial collateral ligament (MCL) reconstruction using a hamstring tendon graft have been reported in the 2000s. However, the midterm and long-term clinical outcomes of these procedures have not been reported...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of pelvic osteolysis on computed tomography after total hip arthroplasty
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 441:291-7. 2005
    ..Communication pathways between lesions and the joint space are valuable for diagnosing osteolysis on computed tomography. Lesion volume, location, and type of communication pathway to the joint are influenced by cup design...
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic features of pelvic osteolysis on computed tomography: the importance of communication pathways
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, P O Box 7088, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:1542-50. 2005
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Induction of spontaneous hyaline cartilage regeneration using a double-network gel: efficacy of a novel therapeutic strategy for an articular cartilage defect
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 39:1160-9. 2011
    ..A double-network (DN) gel, which was composed of poly-(2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) and poly-(N,N'-dimetyl acrylamide) (PAMPS/PDMAAm), has the potential to induce chondrogenesis both in vitro and in vivo...
  7. pmc Influence of the gel thickness on in vivo hyaline cartilage regeneration induced by double-network gel implanted at the bottom of a large osteochondral defect: short-term results
    Hidetoshi Matsuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:50. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the influence of the thickness of the implanted DN gel on the induction ability of hyaline cartilage regeneration...
  8. pmc Gene expression profile of the cartilage tissue spontaneously regenerated in vivo by using a novel double-network gel: comparisons with the normal articular cartilage
    Ryusei Imabuchi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:213. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify gene expression profile of the regenerated tissue in comparison with that of the normal articular cartilage...
  9. doi request reprint Poly(2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) gel induces articular cartilage regeneration in vivo: comparisons of the induction ability between single- and double-network gels
    Munehiro Ogawa
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 100:2244-51. 2012
    ..The current study indicates that the chondrogenic potential of a negatively charged PAMPS gel component plays an important role in the cartilage regeneration ability of the PAMPS/PDMAAm DN gel in vivo...
  10. doi request reprint Comparisons of femoral tunnel enlargement in 169 patients between single-bundle and anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions with hamstring tendon grafts
    Yasuyuki Kawaguchi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8638, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1249-57. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to test this hypothesis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical evaluation of a novel application of a fixation device for bone-tendon-bone graft (EndoButton CL BTB) to soft-tissue grafts in anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Shin Miyatake
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 26:1226-32. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Joint immobilization inhibits spontaneous hyaline cartilage regeneration induced by a novel double-network gel implantation
    Kazunobu Arakaki
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:417-25. 2011
    ..This fact suggested that the mechanical environment is one of the significant factors to induce this phenomenon...
  13. doi request reprint A novel double-network hydrogel induces spontaneous articular cartilage regeneration in vivo in a large osteochondral defect
    Kazunori Yasuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Macromol Biosci 9:307-16. 2009
    ..This study prompted an innovative strategy in the field of joint surgery to repair an osteochondral defect using an advanced, high-function hydrogel...
  14. pmc Hyaluronic acid affects the in vitro induction effects of synthetic PAMPS and PDMAAm hydrogels on chondrogenic differentiation of ATDC5 cells, depending on the level of concentration
    Katsuhisa Yoshikawa
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:56. 2013
    ..We have noticed that the joint fluid naturally contains hyaluronic acid (HA). The purpose of this study is to clarify in vitro effects of supplementation of HA on the differentiation effect of the PAMPS and PDMAAm gels...
  15. doi request reprint Artificial cartilage made from a novel double-network hydrogel: In vivo effects on the normal cartilage and ex vivo evaluation of the friction property
    Kazunobu Arakaki
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomed Mater Res A 93:1160-8. 2010
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in chronic knee instabilities: surgical concepts and clinical outcome
    Riku Hayashi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 16:763-9. 2008
    ..The results showed the effectiveness and safety of one-stage reconstruction of combined ligamentous injuries of the knee that can adequately restore satisfactory stability...
  17. pmc Spontaneous hyaline cartilage regeneration can be induced in an osteochondral defect created in the femoral condyle using a novel double-network hydrogel
    Masashi Yokota
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:49. 2011
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Primary stability of three posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures: a biomechanical in vitro study
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 21:970-8. 2005
    ....
  19. pmc A quantitative technique to create a femoral tunnel at the averaged center of the anteromedial bundle attachment in anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Shuken Kai
    The Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:189. 2013
    ..Concerning anteromedial (AM) bundle reconstruction, however, no quantitative clinically available methods to insert a guide wire at the center of the direct attachment of the AM mid-substance fibers have been reported to date...
  20. ncbi request reprint Stress deprivation from the patellar tendon induces apoptosis of fibroblasts in vivo with activation of mitogen-activated protein kinases
    Hideyuki Kawabata
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    J Biomech 42:2611-5. 2009
    ..This fact suggested that the fibroblast apoptosis caused by stress deprivation is induced via the mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathway...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of administration of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1 and anti-TGF-beta1 antibody on the mechanical properties of the stress-shielded patellar tendon
    Taro Katsura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638 Japan
    J Biomech 39:2566-72. 2006
    ..These results suggested that TGF-beta1 plays an important role in remodeling of the stress-shielded patellar tendon...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Kazunori Yasuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 26:S21-34. 2010
    ..Thus the utility of the anatomic double-bundle reconstruction has not yet been established. Our review does show how much evidence exists as to the benefits of double-bundle ACL reconstruction at present...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of electrothermal shrinkage on the biomechanical properties of the anterior cruciate ligament: an experimental study
    Eiji Kondo
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 21:448-56. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the acute effects of electrothermal shrinkage on the biomechanical properties of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)...
  24. doi request reprint A pilot study of anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with ligament remnant tissue preservation
    Kazunori Yasuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 28:343-53. 2012
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the preliminary results of an anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction procedure with ligament remnant tissue preservation...
  25. doi request reprint In vivo effects of isolated implantation of salmon-derived crosslinked atelocollagen sponge into an osteochondral defect
    Yasuyuki Kawaguchi
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 22:397-404. 2011
    ..The fundamental in vivo properties of the crosslinked SC sponge showed that this is a promising biomaterial, specifically as a scaffold for cartilage tissue engineering...
  26. ncbi request reprint One-stage anatomic double-bundle anterior and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the autogenous hamstring tendons
    Kazunori Yasuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:800-5. 2009
    ..After all the femoral graft ends are fixed, the knee joint is reduced to the full extension position, and then, the four tibial tape portions are simultaneously fixed with the turn-buckle stapling technique...
  27. ncbi request reprint The value of anteroposterior pelvic radiographs for evaluating pelvic osteolysis
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 453:239-45. 2006
    ..6 to 18.7 mL. Although radiographs can be useful to screen for clinically important pelvic osteolysis, computed tomography images are necessary to accurately measure lesion volumes...
  28. doi request reprint Clinical comparison of two suspensory fixation devices for anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Eiji Kondo
    The Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8638, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1261-7. 2012
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Gender-based differences in outcome after anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with hamstring tendon autografts
    Harukazu Tohyama
    Harukazu Tohyama, Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8638, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 39:1849-57. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Deficiency of macrophage migration inhibitory factor gene delays healing of the medial collateral ligament: a biomechanical and biological study
    Soichiro Kitayama
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    J Biomech 44:494-500. 2011
    ..Taken together, it was suggested that MIFKO exhibited delayed healing of the MCL, which might be caused by lower mRNA expression of MMP-2 and -13...
  31. doi request reprint Intra-articular administration of hyaluronic acid increases the volume of the hyaline cartilage regenerated in a large osteochondral defect by implantation of a double-network gel
    Takaaki Fukui
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 8638, Japan
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 25:1173-82. 2014
    ..This information is important to develop an additional method to increase the volume of the hyaline cartilage tissue in a potential cartilage regeneration strategy using the DN gel...
  32. ncbi request reprint Anatomic reconstruction of the anteromedial and posterolateral bundles of the anterior cruciate ligament using hamstring tendon grafts
    Kazunori Yasuda
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Arthroscopy 20:1015-25. 2004
    ..To develop and evaluate an anatomic reconstruction procedure of the posterolateral and anteromedial bundles of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)...
  33. ncbi request reprint The natural history of osteoarthritic bone cysts after uncemented total hip arthroplasty
    Matthew P Kelly
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia 22307, USA
    J Arthroplasty 22:1137-42. 2007
    ..We propose that placing the acetabular component to seal an osteoarthritic cyst from the joint space during THA can help prevent its subsequent progression and the risk of associated osteolysis...
  34. ncbi request reprint Prospective clinical comparisons of semitendinosus versus semitendinosus and gracilis tendon autografts for anatomic double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Yusuke Inagaki
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Kita 15, Nishi 7, Kita ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8638, Japan
    J Orthop Sci 18:754-61. 2013
    ..The data available from the previously reported clinical studies remains insufficient concerning the hamstring graft preparation in double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction...
  35. ncbi request reprint The temporal progression of pelvic osteolysis after uncemented total hip arthroplasty
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia 22307, USA
    J Arthroplasty 21:791-5. 2006
    ..3 years. Because this study expands our understanding of when and how peri-acetabular lesions develop, it can be useful to clinicians in determining how often to see patients postoperatively...
  36. ncbi request reprint Computed tomography in the assessment of periacetabular osteolysis
    Serena Leung
    Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, P O Box 7088, Alexandria, VA 22307, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:592-7. 2005
    ....
  37. pmc Flurbiprofen concentration in soft tissues is higher after topical application than after oral administration
    Shuken Kai
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Surgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 75:799-804. 2013
    ..To compare tissue concentrations of flurbiprofen resulting from topical application and oral administration according to the regulatory approved dosing guidelines...
  38. ncbi request reprint Stress deprivation enhances manganese superoxide dismutase expression in the rat patellar tendon
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Kita ku, Kita 15 Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Int J Mol Med 14:537-43. 2004
    ..These results suggest that Mn-SOD may play a role in regulating ROS and matrix degradation involving mechanical deterioration of the stress-deprived tendon tissue...
  39. doi request reprint Proteoglycans and glycosaminoglycans improve toughness of biocompatible double network hydrogels
    Yu Zhao
    Laboratory of Soft and Wet Matter, Graduate School of Life Science, Hokkaido University, Kita 10 Nishi 8, Kita ku, Sapporo, 060 0810, Japan
    Adv Mater 26:436-42. 2014
    ..This work demonstrates a promising method to create biopolymer-based tough hydrogels for biomedical applications. ..
  40. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical comparisons of three posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction procedures with load-controlled and displacement-controlled cyclic tests
    Nobuto Kitamura
    Department of Sports Medicine and Joint Reconstruction Surgery, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
    Am J Sports Med 31:907-14. 2003
    ..Biomechanical behaviors of posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions under cyclic loading have not been sufficiently clarified...