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2004

Comparison between fetal spinal-cord- and forebrain-derived neural stem/progenitor cells as a source of transplantation for spinal cord injury

Watanabe, K., Nakamura, M., Iwanami, A., Fujita, Y., Kanemura, Y., Toyama, Y. & Okano, H., 2004 Dec 1, In : Developmental Neuroscience. 26, 2-4, p. 275-287 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Chondroitinase ABC combined with neural stem/progenitor cell transplantation enhances graft cell migration and outgrowth of growth-associated protein-43-positive fibers after rat spinal cord injury

Ikegami, T., Nakamura, M., Yamane, J., Katoh, H., Okada, S., Iwanami, A., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Kato, F., Fujita, H., Takahashi, T., Okano, H. J., Toyama, Y. & Okano, H., 2005 Dec 1, In : European Journal of Neuroscience. 22, 12, p. 3036-3046 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

130 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic resection of cystic lesions in the lumbar spinal canal. A report of two cases

Ishii, K., Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Nakamura, M., Chiba, K. & Toyama, Y., 2005 Aug 1, In : Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery. 48, 4, p. 240-243 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)
11 Citations (Scopus)

Lumbar spinous process-splitting laminectomy for lumbar canal stenosis. Technical note.

Watanabe, K., Hosoya, T., Shiraishi, T., Matsumoto, M., Chiba, K. & Toyama, Y., 2005 Nov, In : Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 3, 5, p. 405-408 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Citations (Scopus)

Regenerative medicine for the central nervous system - Transplantation of neural stem cells into the injured spinal cord -

Kaneko, S., Nakamura, M., Ogawa, Y., Watanabe, K., Iwanami, A., Toyama, Y. & Okano, H., 2005 Feb 1, In : Japan Medical Association Journal. 48, 2, p. 68-80 13 p.

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Traumatic isolated anterior dislocation of the radial head in an adult: A case report

Watanabe, K., Iwabu, S. & Hosoya, T., 2005 Sep 1, In : Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 14, 5, p. 554-556 3 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2006
26 Citations (Scopus)
2007
52 Citations (Scopus)

Hepatocyte growth factor promotes endogenous repair and functional recovery after spinal cord injury

Kitamura, K., Iwanami, A., Nakamura, M., Yamane, J., Watanabe, K., Suzuki, Y., Miyazawa, D., Shibata, S., Funakoshi, H., Miyatake, S., Coffin, R. S., Nakamura, T., Toyama, Y. & Okano, H., 2007 Aug 15, In : Journal of neuroscience research. 85, 11, p. 2332-2342 11 p.

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105 Citations (Scopus)

Microendoscopic discectomy for lumbar disc herniation with bony fragment due to apophyseal separation

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Tuji, T., Ishii, K., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Chiba, K. & Toyama, Y., 2007 Dec 1, In : Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery. 50, 6, p. 335-339 5 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Traction versus supine side-bending radiographs in determining flexibility: What factors influence these techniques?

Watanabe, K., Kawakami, N., Nishiwaki, Y., Goto, M., Tsuji, T., Obara, T., Imagama, S. & Matsumoto, M., 2007 Nov 1, In : Spine. 32, 23, p. 2604-2609 6 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)
2008

A central hook-rod construct for osteotomy closure: A technical note

Watanabe, K., Lenke, L. G., Daubs, M. D., Kim, Y. W., Kim, Y. B., Watanabe, K. & Stobbs, G., 2008 May 1, In : Spine. 33, 10, p. 1149-1155 7 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of radiographic outcomes for the treatment of scoliotic curves greater than 100 degrees: Wires versus hooks versus screws

Watanabe, K., Lenke, L. G., Bridwell, K. H., Kim, Y. J., Watanabe, K., Kim, Y. W., Kim, Y. B., Hensley, M. & Stobbs, G., 2008 May 1, In : Spine. 33, 10, p. 1084-1092 9 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

Free-hand pedicle screw placement during revision spinal surgery: Analysis of 552 screws

Kim, Y. W., Lenke, L. G., Kim, Y. J., Bridwell, K. H., Kim, Y. B., Watanabe, K. & Watanabe, K., 2008 May 1, In : Spine. 33, 10, p. 1141-1148 8 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for closure of lamina after open-door laminoplasty: Clinical article

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2008 Dec 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 9, 6, p. 530-537 8 p.

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57 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment of intramedullary spinal cord tumors: Prognosis and complications

Nakamura, M., Ishii, K., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Takaishi, H., Matsumoto, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2008 Apr 11, In : Spinal Cord. 46, 4, p. 282-286 5 p.

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72 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Clinical significance and prognosis of idiopathic syringomyelia

Nakamura, M., Ishii, K., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Matsumoto, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2009 Jul 1, In : Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. 22, 5, p. 372-375 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Is spine deformity surgery in patients with spastic cerebral palsy truly beneficial? A patient/parent evaluation

Watanabe, K., Lenke, L. G., Daubs, M. D., Watanabe, K., Bridwell, K. H., Stobbs, G. & Hensley, M., 2009 Sep 1, In : Spine. 34, 20, p. 2222-2232 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Citations (Scopus)

Long-Term surgical outcomes for myxopapillary ependymomas of the Cauda equina

Nakamura, M., Ishii, K., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Matsumoto, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2009 Oct 1, In : Spine. 34, 21, p. E756-E760

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54 Citations (Scopus)

Nocturnal leg cramps: A common complaint in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K., Michikawa, T. & Nishiwaki, Y., 2009 Mar 1, In : Spine. 34, 5, p. E189-E194

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Progressive kyphoscoliosis associated with tethered cord treated by posterior vertebral column resection: A case report

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2009 Dec 1, In : Spine. 34, 26, p. E965-E968

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Age-related changes of thoracic and cervical intervertebral discs in asymptomatic subjects

Matsumoto, M., Okada, E., Ichihara, D., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y., Fujiwara, H., Momoshima, S., Nishiwaki, Y., Hashimoto, T. & Takahata, T., 2010 Jun 15, In : Spine. 35, 14, p. 1359-1364 6 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)

A novel pedicle channel classification describing osseous anatomy: How many thoracic scoliotic pedicles have cancellous channels?

Watanabe, K., Lenke, L. G., Matsumoto, M., Harimaya, K., Kim, Y. J., Hensley, M., Stobbs, G., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2010 Sep 15, In : Spine. 35, 20, p. 1836-1842 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Anterior cervical decompression and fusion accelerates adjacent segment degeneration: Comparison with asymptomatic volunteers in a ten-year magnetic resonance imaging follow-up study

Matsumoto, M., Okada, E., Ichihara, D., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y., Fujiwara, H., Momoshima, S., Nishiwaki, Y., Iwanami, A., Ikegami, T., Takahata, T. & Hashimoto, T., 2010 Jan 1, In : Spine. 35, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Citations (Scopus)

Ball tip technique for thoracic pedicle screw placement in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: Technical note

Watanabe, K., Matsumoto, M., Takashi Tsuji, K. I., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2010 Aug 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 13, 2, p. 246-252 7 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Complicated surgical resection of malignant tumors in the upper cervical spine after failed ion-beam radiation therapy

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Tsuji, T., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K., Imanishi, Y., Kishi, K. & Kawana, H., 2010 May 15, In : Spine. 35, 11, p. E505-E509

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Cordotomy for patients with thoracic malignant astrocytoma: Clinical article

Nakamura, M., Tsuji, O., Fujiyoshi, K., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Matsumoto, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2010 Oct, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 13, 4, p. 418-423 6 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Microendoscopic resection of lumbar discal cysts

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2010 Jun 23, In : Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery. 53, 2, p. 69-73 5 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Posterior decompression surgery for extraforaminal entrapment of the fifth lumbar spinal nerve at the lumbosacral junction: Clinical article

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Tsuji, T., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2010 Jan 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 12, 1, p. 72-81 10 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Risk factors for development of subaxial subluxations following atlantoaxial arthrodesis for atlantoaxial subluxations in rheumatoid arthritis

Ishii, K., Matsumoto, M., Takahashi, Y., Okada, E., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2010 Jul 15, In : Spine. 35, 16, p. 1551-1555 5 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A genome-wide association study identifies common variants near LBX1 associated with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Takahashi, Y., Kou, I., Takahashi, A., Johnson, T. A., Kono, K., Kawakami, N., Uno, K., Ito, M., Minami, S., Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Tsuji, T., Suzuki, T., Sudo, H., Kotani, T., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Hosono, N., Kamatani, N., Tsunoda, T. & 4 others, Toyama, Y., Kubo, M., Matsumoto, M. & Ikegawa, S., 2011 Dec 1, In : Nature genetics. 43, 12, p. 1237-1240 4 p.

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132 Citations (Scopus)

Central neuropathic pain after surgical resection in patients with spinal intramedullary tumor

Nakamura, M., Tsuji, O., Hosogane, N., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K. & Matsumoto, M., 2011 Dec 1, In : Clinical Neurology. 51, 11, p. 937-938 2 p.

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Interpedicular graft using a titanium mesh cage in a patient with lumbar scoliosis associated with a congenital butterfly vertebra: Case report

Cui, G., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K. & Matsumoto, M., 2011 Feb 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 14, 2, p. 215-218 4 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Kyphectomy for severe kyphosis with pyogenic spondylitis associated with myelomeningocele: A case report

Yoshioka, K., Watanabe, K., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K. & Matsumoto, M., 2011 Apr 8, In : Scoliosis. 6, 1, 5.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Lack of association between adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and previously reported single nucleotide polymorphisms in MATN1, MTNR1B, TPH1, and IGF1 in a Japanese population

Takahashi, Y., Matsumoto, M., Karasugi, T., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Kawakami, N., Tsuji, T., Uno, K., Suzuki, T., Ito, M., Sudo, H., Minami, S., Kotani, T., Kono, K., Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Takahashi, A., Toyama, Y. & Ikegawa, S., 2011 Jul 1, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 29, 7, p. 1055-1058 4 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

Late instrumentation failure after total en bloc spondylectomy: Clinical article

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Chiba, K. & Toyama, Y., 2011 Sep 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 15, 3, p. 320-327 8 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term surgical outcomes of idiopathic spinal cord herniation

Nakamura, M., Fujiyoshi, K., Tsuji, O., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Matsumoto, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2011 Jul, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 16, 4, p. 347-351 5 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Matrix metalloproteinase 13 in the ligamentum flavum from lumbar spinal canal stenosis patients with and without diabetes mellitus

Cui, G., Watanabe, K., Miyauchi, Y., Hosogane, N., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K., Miyamoto, T. & Matsumoto, M., 2011 Nov, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 16, 6, p. 785-790 6 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Reduced postoperative wound pain after lumbar spinous process-splitting laminectomy for lumbar canal stenosis: A randomized controlled study. Clinical article

Watanabe, K., Matsumoto, M., Ikegami, T., Nishiwaki, Y., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Ogawa, Y., Takaishi, H., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Chiba, K., 2011 Jan 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 14, 1, p. 51-58 8 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)
15 Citations (Scopus)

Replication study of the association between adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and two estrogen receptor genes

Takahashi, Y., Matsumoto, M., Karasugi, T., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Kawakami, N., Tsuji, T., Uno, K., Suzuki, T., Ito, M., Sudo, H., Minami, S., Kotani, T., Kono, K., Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Takahashi, A., Toyama, Y. & Ikegawa, S., 2011 Jun 1, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 29, 6, p. 834-837 4 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Severe progressive scoliosis due to huge subcutaneous cavernous hemangioma: A case report

Ogura, Y., Watanabe, K., Hosogane, N., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K. & Matsumoto, M., 2011 Mar 17, In : Scoliosis. 6, 1, 3.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment for scoliosis in patients with Shprintzen-Goldberg syndrome

Watanabe, K., Okada, E., Kosaki, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y. & Matsumoto, M., 2011 Mar 1, In : Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 31, 2, p. 186-193 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Wedging of vertebral bodies at the thoracolumbar junction in asymptomatic healthy subjects on magnetic resonance imaging

Matsumoto, M., Okada, E., Kaneko, Y., Ichihara, D., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y., Fujiwara, H., Momoshima, S., Nishiwaki, Y., Hashimoto, T. & Takahata, T., 2011 Apr 1, In : Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy. 33, 3, p. 223-228 6 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in the cross-sectional area of deep posterior extensor muscles of the cervical spine after anterior decompression and fusion: 10-year follow-up study using MRI

Matsumoto, M., Okada, E., Ichihara, D., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y., Fujiwara, H., Momoshima, S., Nishiwaki, Y., Hashimoto, T., Iwanami, A., Ikegami, T. & Takahata, T., 2012 Feb 1, In : European Spine Journal. 21, 2, p. 304-308 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical significance of diffusion tensor tractography as a predictor of functional recovery after laminoplasty in patients with cervical compressive myelopathy

Nakamura, M., Fujiyoshi, K., Tsuji, O., Konomi, T., Hosogane, N., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Momoshima, S., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K. & Matsumoto, M., 2012 Aug 1, In : Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. 17, 2, p. 147-152 6 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative study of spinopelvic sagittal alignment between patients with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis

Funao, H., Tsuji, T., Hosogane, N., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y. & Matsumoto, M., 2012 Nov 1, In : European Spine Journal. 21, 11, p. 2181-2187 7 p.

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62 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of lamina closure on long-term outcomes of open-door laminoplasty in patients with cervical myelopathy: Minimum 5-year follow-up study

Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K., Hosogane, N., Tsuji, T., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Chiba, K. & Toyama, Y., 2012 Jul 1, In : Spine. 37, 15, p. 1288-1291 4 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)