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A 20-year prospective longitudinal MRI study on cervical spine after whiplash injury: Follow-up of a cross-sectional study

Daimon, K., Fujiwara, H., Nishiwaki, Y., Okada, E., Nojiri, K., Shimizu, K., Ishihama, H., Fujita, N., Ichihara, D., Tsuji, T., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M. & Watanabe, K., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Orthopaedic Science.

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A 20-year prospective longitudinal study of degeneration of the cervical spine in a volunteer cohort assessed using MRI follow-up of a cross-sectional study

Daimon, K., Fujiwara, H., Nishiwaki, Y., Okada, E., Nojiri, K., Watanabe, M., Katoh, H., Shimizu, K., Ishihama, H., Fujita, N., Tsuji, T., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M. & Watanabe, K., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - American Volume. 100, 10, p. 843-849 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

A case of skeletal tuberculosis and psoas abscess: Disease activity evaluated using 18 F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography

Kimizuka, Y., Ishii, M., Murakami, K., Ishioka, K., Yagi, K., Ishii, K., Watanabe, K., Soejima, K., Betsuyaku, T. & Hasegawa, N., 2013 Nov 14, In : BMC Medical Imaging. 13, 1, 37.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
3 Citations (Scopus)

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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14 Citations (Scopus)

A cost-effectiveness comparisons of adult spinal deformity surgery in the United States and Japan

International Spine Study Group (ISSG), 2017 Aug 23, (Accepted/In press) In : European Spine Journal. p. 1-7 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Acute Paraparesis Due to Protrusion of a Disc Following Lateral Interbody Fusion for Degenerative Kyphoscoliosis: A Case Report

Ruchirawan, S., Fujita, N., Yagi, M., Tsuji, O., Okada, E., Nagoshi, N., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M. & Watanabe, K., 2019 Mar 1, In : JBJS case connector. 9, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

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Acute regrowth and dissemination of a mature spinal cord teratoma after partial resection

Kawai, M., Nagoshi, N., Iwanami, A., Mikami, S., Tsuji, O., Fujita, N., Yagi, M., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M. & Matsumoto, M., 2018 Jan 1, In : BMJ Case Reports. 2018, bcr-2017-223742.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

A Functional SNP in BNC2 Is Associated with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Ogura, Y., Kou, I., Miura, S., Takahashi, A., Xu, L., Takeda, K., Takahashi, Y., Kono, K., Kawakami, N., Uno, K., Ito, M., Minami, S., Yonezawa, I., Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Zhu, Z., Tsuji, T., Suzuki, T., Sudo, H., Kotani, T. & 15 others, Watanabe, K., Hosogane, N., Okada, E., Iida, A., Nakajima, M., Sudo, A., Chiba, K., Hiraki, Y., Toyama, Y., Qiu, Y., Shukunami, C., Kamatani, Y., Kubo, M., Matsumoto, M. & Ikegawa, S., 2015 Aug 6, In : American Journal of Human Genetics. 97, 2, p. 337-342 6 p., 1911.

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65 Citations (Scopus)

A functional variant in MIR4300HG, the host gene of microRNA MIR4300 is associated with progression of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Japan Scoliosis Clinical Research Group, 2017 Oct 15, In : Human molecular genetics. 26, 20, p. 4086-4092 7 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

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, In : Nature genetics. 43, 12, p. 1237-1240 4 p.

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133 Citations (Scopus)

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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56 Citations (Scopus)

A Japanese nationwide multicenter survey on perioperative complications of corrective fusion for elderly patients with adult spinal deformity

Committee for Adult Deformity, Japanese Scoliosis Society, 2017 Mar 1, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 22, 2, p. 237-242 6 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-ethnic meta-analysis confirms the association of rs6570507 with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Japan Scoliosis Clinical Research Group (JSCRG) & Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children Clinical Group (TSRHCCG), 2018 Dec 1, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 11575.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

A multiethnic meta-analysis defined the association of rs12946942 with severe adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Japan Scoliosis Clinical Research Group (JSCRG), 2019 May 1, In : Journal of Human Genetics. 64, 5, p. 493-498 6 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

An international meta-analysis confirms the association of BNC2 with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Ogura, Y., Takeda, K., Kou, I., Khanshour, A., Grauers, A., Zhou, H., Liu, G., Fan, Y. H., Zhou, T., Wu, Z., Takahashi, Y., Matsumoto, M., Kawakami, N., Tsuji, T., Uno, K., Suzuki, T., Ito, M., Minami, S., Kotani, T., Sakuma, T. & 55 others, Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Yonezawa, I., Sudo, H., Chiba, K., Hosogane, N., Nishida, K., Kakutani, K., Akazawa, T., Kaito, T., Watanabe, K., Harimaya, K., Taniguchi, Y., Shigematsu, H., Demura, S., Iida, T., Kono, K., Okada, E., Fujita, N., Yagi, M., Nakamura, M., Karol, L. A., Rathjen, K. E., Sucato, D. J., Birch, J. G., Johnston, C. E., Richards, B. S., Ramo, B., McIntosh, A. L., Herring, J. A., Milbrandt, T. A., Talwakar, V. R., Iwinski, H. J., Muchow, R. D., Tassone, J. C., Liu, X. C., Shindell, R., Schrader, W., Eberson, C., Lapinsky, A., Loder, R., Davey, J., Einarsdottir, E., Kere, J., Huang, D., Qiu, G., Xu, L., Qiu, Y., Wise, C. A., Song, Y. Q., Wu, N., Su, P., Gerdhem, P., Watanabe, K. & Ikegawa, S., 2018 Dec 1, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 4730.

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7 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.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

A Novel Percutaneous Guide Wire (S-Wire) for Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Insertion: Its Development, Efficacy, and Safety

Ishii, K., Kaneko, Y., Funao, H., Ishihara, S., Shinohara, A., Nakanishi, K., Hikata, T., Fujita, N., Iwanami, A., Hosogane, N., Watanabe, K., Nagura, T., Nakamura, M., Toyama, Y. & Matsumoto, M., 2015 Oct 22, In : Surgical Innovation. 22, 5, p. 469-473 5 p.

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7 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.

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123 Citations (Scopus)

A PAX1 enhancer locus is associated with susceptibility to idiopathic scoliosis in females

TSRHC Scoliosis Clinical Group & Japan Scoliosis Clinical Research Group, 2015, In : Nature communications. 6, 6452.

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67 Citations (Scopus)

A replication study for association of 53 single nucleotide polymorphisms in a scoliosis prognostic test with progression of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in Japanese

Ogura, Y., Takahashi, Y., Kou, I., Nakajima, M., Kono, K., Kawakami, N., Uno, K., Ito, M., Minami, S., Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Yonezawa, I., Tsuji, T., Suzuki, T., Sudo, H., Kotani, T., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y., Matsumoto, M. & 1 others, Ikegawa, S., 2013 Jul 15, In : Spine. 38, 16, p. 1375-1379 5 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

A replication study for association of 5 single nucleotide polymorphisms with curve progression of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in japanese patients

Ogura, Y., Takahashi, Y., Kou, I., Nakajima, M., Kono, K., Kawakami, N., Uno, K., Ito, M., Minami, S., Yanagida, H., Taneichi, H., Yonezawa, I., Tsuji, T., Suzuki, T., Sudo, H., Kotani, T., Watanabe, K., Chiba, K., Toyama, Y., Matsumoto, M. & 1 others, Ikegawa, S., 2013 Apr 1, In : Spine. 38, 7, p. 571-575 5 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

A Replication Study for the Association of rs11190870 with Curve Severity in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis in Japanese

Takahashi, Y., Kou, I., Ogura, Y., Miyake, A., Takeda, K., Nakajima, M., Minami, S., Kawakami, N., Uno, K., Ito, M., Yonezawa, I., Kaito, T., Yanagida, H., Watanabe, K., Taneichi, H., Harimaya, K., Taniguchi, Y., Kotani, T., Tsuji, T., Suzuki, T. & 18 others, Sudo, H., Fujita, N., Yagi, M., Chiba, K., Kono, K., Sakuma, T., Akazawa, T., Nishida, K., Kakutani, K., Shigematsu, H., Iida, T., Demura, S., Hosogane, N., Okada, E., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M., Watanabe, K. & Ikegawa, S., 2018 May 15, In : Spine. 43, 10, p. 688-692 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

A Retrospective Cohort Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of Minimally Invasive Versus Open Surgical Techniques in the Treatment of Spinal Metastases

Hikata, T., Isogai, N., Shiono, Y., Funao, H., Okada, E., Fujita, N., Iwanami, A., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M. & Ishii, K., 2017, In : Clinical Spine Surgery. 30, 8, p. E1082-E1087

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16 Citations (Scopus)

A review of my invention of expansive laminoplasty

Hirabayashi, K. & Watanabe, K., 2019 Sep, In : Neurospine. 16, 3, p. 379-382 4 p.

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A screening method to distinguish syndromic from sporadic spinal extradural arachnoid cyst

Ogura, Y., Yabuki, S., Fujibayashi, S., Okada, E., Iwanami, A., Watanabe, K., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M., Ishii, K. & Ikegawa, S., 2018 May 1, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 23, 3, p. 455-458 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Association of postoperative shoulder balance with adding-on in lenke type ii adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Cao, K., Watanabe, K., Hosogane, N., Toyama, Y., Yonezawa, I., Machida, M., Yagi, M., Kaneko, S., Kawakami, N., Tsuji, T. & Matsumoto, M., 2014 May 20, In : Spine. 39, 12, p. E705-E712

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Susceptibility Genes for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis and Intervertebral Disc Degeneration with Adult Spinal Deformity

Takeda, K., Kou, I., Hosogane, N., Otomo, N., Yagi, M., Kaneko, S., Kono, H., Ishikawa, M., Takahashi, Y., Ikegami, T., Nojiri, K., Okada, E., Funao, H., Okuyama, K., Tsuji, T., Fujita, N., Nagoshi, N., Tsuji, O., Ogura, Y., Ishii, K. & 4 others, Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M., Ikegawa, S. & Watanabe, K., 2019 Dec 1, In : Spine. 44, 23, p. 1623-1629 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Asymmetrical pedicle subtraction osteotomy for progressive kyphoscoliosis caused by a pediatric Chance fracture: A case report

Suzuki, S., Fujita, N., Hikata, T., Iwanami, A., Ishii, K., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M. & Watanabe, K., 2017 Mar 14, In : Scoliosis and Spinal Disorders. 12, 1, 8.

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1 Citation (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)

Bi-allelic loss of function variants of TBX6 causes a spectrum of malformation of spine and rib including congenital scoliosis and spondylocostal dysostosis

Otomo, N., Takeda, K., Kawai, S., Kou, I., Guo, L., Osawa, M., Alev, C., Kawakami, N., Miyake, N., Matsumoto, N., Yasuhiko, Y., Kotani, T., Suzuki, T., Uno, K., Sudo, H., Inami, S., Taneichi, H., Shigematsu, H., Watanabe, K., Yonezawa, I. & 9 others, Sugawara, R., Taniguchi, Y., Minami, S., Kaneko, K., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M., Toguchida, J., Watanabe, K. & Ikegawa, S., 2019 Sep 1, In : Journal of medical genetics. 56, 9, p. 622-628 7 p.

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2 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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Cervical intramedullary ependymoma masquerading as cervical spondylotic myelopathy on MRI analysis

Tsuji, O., Nakamura, M., Fujiyoshi, K., Ishii, K., Watanabe, K., Hosogane, N., Tsuji, T., Momoshima, S., Toyama, Y., Chiba, K. & Matsumoto, M., 2013 Mar, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 18, 2, p. 355-358 4 p.

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Changes in cervical spinal alignment after thoracolumbar corrective surgery in adult patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Nagoshi, N., Yagi, M., Daimon, K., Suzuki, S., Tsuji, O., Okada, E., Fujita, N., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M. & Watanabe, K., 2020 Jul 1, In : Spine. 45, 13, p. 877-883 7 p.

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Changes in sagittal alignment after surgical excision of thoracic spinal cord tumors in adults

Kobayashi, Y., Kawabata, S., Nishiyama, Y., Tsuji, O., Okada, E., Fujita, N., Yagi, M., Watanabe, K., Matsumoto, M., Nakamura, M. & Nagoshi, N., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Spinal Cord.

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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, In : European Spine Journal. 21, 2, p. 304-308 5 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristic cerebral structural changes identified using voxel-based morphometry in patients with post-surgical chronic myelopathic pain

Horiuchi, Y., Tsuji, O., Komaki, Y., Fujiyoshi, K., Hikishima, K., Konomi, T., Nagoshi, N., Watanabe, K., Matsumoto, M., Horiuchi, K. & Nakamura, M., 2020 Apr 1, In : Spinal Cord. 58, 4, p. 467-475 9 p.

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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.

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132 Citations (Scopus)

Chordoma-derived cell line U-CH1-N recapitulates the biological properties of notochordal nucleus pulposus cells

Fujita, N., Suzuki, S., Watanabe, K., Ishii, K., Watanabe, R., Shimoda, M., Takubo, K., Tsuji, T., Toyama, Y., Miyamoto, T., Horiuchi, K., Nakamura, M. & Matsumoto, M., 2016 Aug 1, In : Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 34, 8, p. 1341-1350 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical characteristics in patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: A prospective multi-institutional cross-sectional study

Hirai, T., Yoshii, T., Ushio, S., Mori, K., Maki, S., Katsumi, K., Nagoshi, N., Takeuchi, K., Furuya, T., Watanabe, K., Nishida, N., Watanabe, K., Kaito, T., Kato, S., Nagashima, K., Koda, M., Ito, K., Imagama, S., Matsuoka, Y., Wada, K. & 13 others, Kimura, A., Ohba, T., Katoh, H., Matsuyama, Y., Ozawa, H., Haro, H., Takeshita, K., Watanabe, M., Matsumoto, M., Nakamura, M., Yamazaki, M., Okawa, A. & Kawaguchi, Y., 2020 Dec 1, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 5532.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical outcome after bone metastasis (BM) surgery in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC): a retrospective study of 40 cases

Nakayama, R., Horiuchi, K., Susa, M., Watanabe, I., Watanabe, K., Tsuji, T., Matsumoto, M., Toyama, Y. & Morioka, H., 2014 Oct 1, In : Japanese journal of clinical oncology. 44, 10, p. 918-925 8 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical outcomes and prognostic factors for cavernous hemangiomas of the spinal cord: a retrospective cohort study

Nagoshi, N., Tsuji, O., Nakashima, D., Takeuchi, A., Kameyama, K., Okada, E., Fujita, N., Yagi, M., Matsumoto, M., Nakamura, M. & Watanabe, K., 2019 Apr 12, In : Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 31, 2, p. 271-278 8 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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19 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, In : European Spine Journal. 21, 11, p. 2181-2187 7 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)

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, In : Developmental Neuroscience. 26, 2-4, p. 275-287 13 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of Pulmonary Function After Selective Anterior Versus Posterior Fusion for the Correction of Thoracolumbar and Lumbar Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Japan Spinal Deformity Institute, 2020 Jun 1, In : Global Spine Journal. 10, 4, p. 433-437 5 p.

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