Kosaku Higashino

Summary

Affiliation: Graduate School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of lumbar posterior apophyseal end-plate lesions in children and adolescents
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Graduate School, Institute of Health Biosciences, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e74. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Vertebral rounding deformity in pediatric spondylolisthesis occurs due to deficient of endochondral ossification of the growth plate: radiological, histological and immunohistochemical analysis of a rat spondylolisthesis model
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15, Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2839-45. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Cervical and upper thoracic screwing for spinal fusion: strategy for its safe insertion to avoid major complications
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1447-52. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Anterior transvertebral herniotomy for cervical disc herniation: a long-term follow-up study
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:408-12. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Hysterical conversion paralysis in an adolescent boy with lumbar spondylolysis
    Tadahiro Higuchi
    Department of Orthopedics, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop B 25:271-4. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Clinical features of patients with pars defects identified in adulthood
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, Tokushima University, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 26:259-62. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Fresh stress fractures of lumbar pedicles in an adolescent male ballet dancer: case report and literature review
    Rui Amari
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:397-401. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of loss of elasticity and hypertrophy of lumbar ligamentum flavum in elderly patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Hirofumi Kosaka
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2805-11. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Radiological features of lumbar spinal lesions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with special reference to the changes around intervertebral discs
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:605-11. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Lumbar radiculopathy caused by extradural rheumatoid nodules. Case report
    Nori Hirohashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:352-6. 2007

Collaborators

  • Nori Hirohashi
  • Shoji Fukuta
  • Tetsuya Matsuura
  • William C Hutton
  • Toshiaki Sano
  • Masahiro Sato
  • Tomohiro Goto
  • Yoshito Matsui
  • William C Horton
  • Vijay K Goel
  • Motohiro Okada
  • Toshinori Sakai
  • Koichi Sairyo
  • Yoichiro Takata
  • Yuichiro Goda
  • Natsuo Yasui
  • Shinsuke Katoh
  • Ichiro Tonogai
  • Mitsunobu Abe
  • Akihiro Nagamachi
  • Fumitake Tezuka
  • Kazuaki Mineta
  • Toshihiko Nishisho
  • Subash C Jha
  • Shingo Hama
  • Tadahiro Higuchi
  • Tetsuya Kimura
  • Kazuta Yamashita
  • Daisuke Hamada
  • Tadanori Sakamaki
  • Fumio Hayashi
  • Tatsuya Tamura
  • Rui Amari
  • Hirofumi Kosaka
  • Shinji Komatsubara
  • Yasuyoshi Mase
  • Kazuma Wada
  • Shoichiro Takao
  • Shunichi Toki
  • Ryo Miyagi
  • Seiji Iwamoto
  • Naoto Suzue
  • Akihiro Nitta
  • Takahiko Tsutsui
  • Yoshihiro Fukui
  • Ryousuke Sato
  • Katsuyoshi Suganuma
  • Kiminori Yukata
  • Takeshi Nikawa
  • Keizo Tachibana
  • Fumio Shinomiya
  • Richard Yeasting
  • Ashok Biyani
  • Nori Hirohasm
  • Douglas Leaman

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of lumbar posterior apophyseal end-plate lesions in children and adolescents
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Graduate School, Institute of Health Biosciences, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 94:e74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to clarify the long-term clinical and radiographic outcomes in children and adolescents who were treated either surgically or conservatively for a lumbar posterior apophyseal end-plate lesion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Vertebral rounding deformity in pediatric spondylolisthesis occurs due to deficient of endochondral ossification of the growth plate: radiological, histological and immunohistochemical analysis of a rat spondylolisthesis model
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15, Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2839-45. 2007
    ..A study using rat spondylolisthesis models...
  3. doi request reprint Cervical and upper thoracic screwing for spinal fusion: strategy for its safe insertion to avoid major complications
    Koichi Sairyo
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:1447-52. 2009
    ..All showed solid fusion. For cervical screwing the most important aspect should be safety to avoid severe morbidity. Our strategy, which consists in the combined use of pedicle, lateral mass and laminar screwing, is safe and reliable...
  4. doi request reprint Anterior transvertebral herniotomy for cervical disc herniation: a long-term follow-up study
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Spinal Disord Tech 22:408-12. 2009
    ..Retrospective study...
  5. doi request reprint Hysterical conversion paralysis in an adolescent boy with lumbar spondylolysis
    Tadahiro Higuchi
    Department of Orthopedics, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop B 25:271-4. 2016
    ..Spine surgeons should be aware of possible hysterical conversion paralysis when there is discrepancy between radiological and neurological findings. ..
  6. doi request reprint Clinical features of patients with pars defects identified in adulthood
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Health Biosciences, Tokushima University, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 26:259-62. 2016
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the clinical features of patients with terminal-stage spondylolysis that first manifested during adulthood...
  7. doi request reprint Fresh stress fractures of lumbar pedicles in an adolescent male ballet dancer: case report and literature review
    Rui Amari
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Japan
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:397-401. 2009
    ..Only a few cases with bilateral pedicle stress fractures have been reported. We report a 14-year-old ballet dancer with fresh bilateral pedicle fractures treated conservatively, together with a review of the literature...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pathomechanism of loss of elasticity and hypertrophy of lumbar ligamentum flavum in elderly patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis
    Hirofumi Kosaka
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2805-11. 2007
    ..A histologic, biologic, and immunohistochemical assessment using human samples of lumbar ligamentum flavum...
  9. ncbi request reprint Radiological features of lumbar spinal lesions in patients with rheumatoid arthritis with special reference to the changes around intervertebral discs
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:605-11. 2008
    ..Only a few articles have described the status of the lumbar spine affected by RA based on plain X-ray films and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Lumbar radiculopathy caused by extradural rheumatoid nodules. Case report
    Nori Hirohashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:352-6. 2007
    ..The authors believe that if patients with RA are also examined for extraarticular lesions, it is likely that these will be more frequently detected...
  11. doi request reprint Characteristics of lumbar spondylolysis in elementary school age children
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Eur Spine J 25:602-6. 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the clinical features of lumbar spondylolysis in elementary school age children in order to elucidate its pathogenesis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of hip arthroscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of synovial osteochondromatosis: a case report and literature review
    Kazuaki Mineta
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School
    J Med Invest 61:436-41. 2014
    ..Hip arthroscopy is considered to be effective for the diagnosis and treatment of synovial osteochondromatosis of the hip and is minimally invasive...
  13. doi request reprint Intramedullary schwannoma with calcification of the epiconus
    Fumio Hayashi
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine J 9:e19-23. 2009
    ..Schwann cells are generally present in the nerve root, not in the spinal cord. Thus, intramedullary schwannomas are rare, and in most cases there is cyst formation without calcification...
  14. ncbi request reprint Extension of contained rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm into a lumbar intervertebral disc. Case report
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:221-6. 2007
    ..In this paper the authors report the case of a chronic contained rupture of an AAA causing spinal destruction, in which diagnosis was difficult because the lesion produced symptoms mimicking those of pyogenic spondylitis...
  15. pmc Sacral fatigue fractures in children with sacral spina bifida occulta
    Shingo Hama
    Department of Orthopedics, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
    J Pediatr Orthop B 25:278-82. 2016
    ..These lesions healed with rest. This is the first literature reporting cases with sacral stress fractures who had SBO at the same level of fracture. ..
  16. doi request reprint Risk Management for Avoidance of Major Vascular Injury due to Lateral Transpsoas Approach
    Toshinori Sakai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 41:450-3. 2016
    ..A retrospective study using 323 contrast-enhanced, multi-planner three-dimensional computed (3D-CT) scans...
  17. doi request reprint Postoperative discal cyst: An unusual complication after microendoscopic discectomy in teenagers
    Subash C Jha
    Department of Orthopedics, Tokushima University, Tokushima, Japan
    Asian J Endosc Surg 9:89-92. 2016
    ..Postoperative discal cyst is a relatively unknown complication after MED for HNP. Surgeons should be aware of this postoperative complication when operating on young individuals with HNP. ..
  18. doi request reprint Analysis of MRI signal changes in the adjacent pedicle of adolescent patients with fresh lumbar spondylolysis
    Yuichiro Goda
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima, 770 8503, Japan
    Eur Spine J 23:1892-5. 2014
    ..We then compared spinal level distribution of spondylolysis with that of previous results obtained by multidetector CT...
  19. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous rupture and hemorrhage of myxopapillary ependymoma of the filum terminale: a case report and literature review
    Ichiro Tonogai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School
    J Med Invest 61:430-5. 2014
    ..She was able to ambulate with crutches after the tumor was successfully removed. To prevent recurrence, she received whole brain and spinal cord radiation. No sing of recurrence were detected at the 8 month follow up...
  20. ncbi request reprint A biomechanical study of two different pedicle screw methods for fixation in osteoporotic and nonosteoporotic vertebrae
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    J Surg Orthop Adv 21:198-203. 2012
    ..The results of this experiment indicate that pedicle screws inserted as end-plate screws do not provide a strength advantage over pedicle screws inserted straight forward, whether the vertebrae are osteoporotic or not...
  21. ncbi request reprint High-grade slippage of the lumbar spine in a rat model of spondylolisthesis: effects of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor on its deformity
    Shinji Komatsubara
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, Kuramoto, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E528-34. 2006
    ..Radiographic and histologic evaluation of spondylolisthesis in a rat model...
  22. doi request reprint Tenosynovial Giant Cell Tumor, Diffuse Type/Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis in a Pars Defect: A Case Report
    Tetsuya Kimura
    From the Departments of Orthopedics and Radiology, Institute of Health Biosciences, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan and Department of Orthopedics, National Kochi Hospital, Kochi, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 40:E735-9. 2015
    ..Case report...
  23. doi request reprint Do the adjacent level intervertebral discs degenerate after a lumbar spinal fusion? An experimental study using a rabbit model
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopaedics, University of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1144-52. 2010
    ..A rabbit model of disc degeneration adjacent to a lumbar spinal fusion...
  24. ncbi request reprint Myelopathy in a 6-year-old girl caused by neurofibromatosis Type 1: a case report
    Ichiro Tonogai
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:836-40. 2008
    ..Even when there is radiological evidence of spinal involvement, young patients with neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF-1) seldom have symptoms. We report the case of a child who developed rapidly progressive myelopathy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pseudoaneurysm of the thoracoabdominal aorta caused by a severe migration of an anterior spinal device
    Kosaku Higashino
    Department of Orthopedics Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    Spine J 8:696-9. 2008
    ..Case report...
  26. doi request reprint Recurrence of type I Modic inflammatory changes in the lumbar spine: effectiveness of intradiscal therapy
    Kazuaki Mineta
    Department of Orthopedics, University of Tokushima, 3 18 15 Kuramoto cho, 770 8503, Tokushima, Japan
    Skeletal Radiol 43:1645-9. 2014
    ..Switches of Modic change have been controversial, with mixed findings on pain, natural history, and degenerative changes. The present case reinforces the notion that Modic type I change corresponds to reversible local inflammation...
  27. doi request reprint Angiogenesis and myogenesis in mouse tibialis anterior muscles during distraction osteogenesis: VEGF, its receptors, and myogenin genes expression
    Toshihiko Nishisho
    Department of Orthopedics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, 3 18 15 Kuramoto, Tokushima 770 8503, Japan
    J Orthop Res 30:1767-73. 2012
    ..We conclude that upregulation of VEGF and its receptors by mechanical tension-stress could be involved in the process of angiogenesis and myogenesis in lengthened muscles...