Increasing Incidence of Degenerative Spinal Diseases in Japan during 25 Years: The Registration System of Spinal Surgery in Tohoku University Spine Society.

Aizawa T, Kokubun S, Ozawa H, Kusakabe T, Tanaka Y, Hoshikawa T, Hashimoto K, Kanno H, Morozumi N, Koizumi Y, Sato T, Hyodo H, Kasama F, Ogawa S, Murakami E, Kawahara C, Yahata J, Ishii Y, Itoi E.

Tohoku J Exp Med 2016; 238(2): 153-63.

Benign thoracic dumbbell tumor can be removed through hemilaminectomy and facetectomy without spinal reconstruction.

Aizawa T, Ozawa H, Hashimoto K, Kanno H, Kokubun S, Itoi E.

J Neurosurg Sci 2016; 60(1): 145-8.

New diagnostic support tool for patients with leg symptoms caused by lumbar spinal stenosis and lumbar intervertebral disc herniation: A self-administered, self-reported history questionnaire.

Aizawa T, Tanaka Y, Yokoyama T, Shimada Y, Yamazaki K, Takei H, Konno S, Kawahara C, Itoi E, Kokubun S.

J Orthop Sci 2016; 21(5): 579-85.

Prediction of pathological fracture of the femoral shaft with an osteolytic lesion using a computed tomography-based nonlinear three-dimensional finite element method.

Chiba D, Mori Y, Sano H, Kishimoto K, Hatori M, Takahashi A, Nakajo S, Itoi E.

J Orthop Sci 2016; 21(4): 530-8.

Effect of resorption rate and osteoconductivity of biodegradable calcium phosphate materials on the acquisition of natural bone strength in the repaired bone.

Chiba S, Anada T, Suzuki K, Saito K, Shiwaku Y, Miyatake N, Baba K, Imaizumi H, Hosaka M, Itoi E, Suzuki O.

J Biomed Mater Res A 2016; 104(11): 2833-42.

Biomechanical analysis of the effect of congruence, depth and radius on the stability ratio of a simplistic 'ball-and-socket' joint model.

Ernstbrunner L, Werthel JD, Hatta T, Thoreson AR, Resch H, An KN, Moroder P.

Bone Joint Res 2016; 5(10): 453-60.

Does Scapular Motion Regress with Aging and is It Restricted in Patients with Idiopathic Frozen Shoulder?

Endo K, Hamada J, Suzuki K, Hagiwara Y, Muraki T, Karasuno H.

Open Orthop J 2016; 10: 80-8.

Influence of living environments and working status on low back pain for survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Hagiwara Y, Yabe Y, Sugawara Y, Sato M, Watanabe T, Kanazawa K, Sonofuchi K, Koide M, Sekiguchi T, Tsuchiya M, Tsuji I, Itoi E.

J Orthop Sci 2016; 21(2): 138-42.

Comparison of Passive Stiffness Changes in the Supraspinatus Muscle After Double-Row and Knotless Transosseous-Equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair Techniques: A Cadaveric Study.

Hatta T, Giambini H, Hooke AW, Zhao C, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Yamamoto N, Itoi E, An KN.

Arthroscopy 2016; 32(10): 1973-81.

Quantified Mechanical Properties of the Deltoid Muscle Using the Shear Wave Elastography: Potential Implications for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.

Hatta T, Giambini H, Sukegawa K, Yamanaka Y, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Itoi E, An KN.

PLoS One 2016; 11(5): e0155102.

Biomechanical Effect of Margin Convergence Techniques: Quantitative Assessment of Supraspinatus Muscle Stiffness.

Hatta T, Giambini H, Zhao C, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Itoi E, An KN.

PLoS One 2016; 11(9): e0162110.

Comparative Analysis of Surgical Options for Medial Collateral Ligament Repair in Terrible Triad Injury of the Elbow.

Hatta T, Nobuta S, Aizawa T, Sasajima K, Nakajima S, Honda M, Oki G, Yamanaka Y, Itoi E.

Orthop Rev (Pavia) 2016; 8(3): 6666.

Association between acromioclavicular joint pain and capsular bulging in adolescent baseball players.

Hatta T, Yamamoto N, Sano H, Nagamoto H, Kurokawa D, Takahashi H, Tanaka M, Koike Y, Itoi E.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2016; 24(12): 3750-5.

Clinical and structural remission rates increased annually and radiographic progression was continuously inhibited during a 3-year administration of tocilizumab in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A multi-center, prospective cohort study by the Michinoku Tocilizumab Study Group.

Hirabayashi Y, Munakata Y, Miyata M, Urata Y, Saito K, Okuno H, Yoshida M, Kodera T, Watanabe R, Miyamoto S, Ishii T, Nakazawa S, Takemori H, Ando T, Kanno T, Komagamine M, Kato I, Takahashi Y, Komatsuda A, Endo K, Murai C, Takakubo Y, Miura T, Sato Y, Ichikawa K, Konta T, Chiba N, Muryoi T, Kobayashi H, Fujii H, Sekiguchi Y, Hatakeyama A, Ogura K, Sakuraba H, Asano T, Kanazawa H, Suzuki E, Takasaki S, Asakura K, Sugisaki K, Suzuki Y, Takagi M, Nakayama T, Watanabe H, Miura K, Mori Y & for the Michinoku Tocilizumab Study Group.

Mod Rheumatol 2016; 26(6): 828-35.

Development and application of a new Silent reporter system to quantitate the activity of enhancer elements in the type II Collagen Gene.

Ito K, Shinomura T.

Gene 2016; 585(1): 13-21.

Evidence-Based Orthopaedics. Surgical Repair Did Not Improve Functional Outcomes More Than Conservative Treatment for Degenerative Rotator Cuff Tears.

Itoi E.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016; 98(4): 314.

Shoulder Stiffness: Current Concepts and Concerns.

Itoi E, Arce G, Bain GI, Diercks RL, Guttmann D, Imhoff AB, Mazzocca AD, Sugaya H, Yoo YS.

Arthroscopy 2016; 32(7): 1402-14.

Deadman theory revisited12.

Itoi E, Nagamoto H, Sano H, Yamamoto N, Kawakami J.

Biomed Mater Eng 2016; 27(2-3): 171-81.

Repairing the Capsule to the Transferred Coracoid Preserves External Rotation in the Modified Latarjet Procedure.

Itoigawa Y, Hooke AW, Sperling JW, Steinmann SP, Zhao KD, Yamamoto N, Itoi E, An KN.

J Bone Joint Surg Am 2016; 98(17): 1484-9.

Anatomy of the capsulolabral complex and rotator interval related to glenohumeral instability.

Itoigawa Y, Itoi E.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2016; 24(2): 343-9.

Multiplex APLP System for High-Resolution Haplogrouping of Extremely Degraded East-Asian Mitochondrial DNAs.

Kakuda T, Shojo H, Tanaka M, Nambiar P, Minaguchi K, Umetsu K, Adachi N.

PLoS One 2016; 11(6): e0158463.

Increased Facet Fluid Predicts Dynamic Changes in the Dural Sac Size on Axial-Loaded MRI in Patients with Lumbar Spinal Canal Stenosis.

Kanno H, Ozawa H, Koizumi Y, Morozumi N, Aizawa T, Itoi E.

AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 2016; 37(4): 730-5.

Lumbar artery injury from which the Adamkiewicz artery originated associated with lumbar spine injury: successfully treated by transcatheter arterial embolization.

Koakutsu T, Aizawa T, Yuzawa H, Itoi E, Kushimoto S.

Eur Spine J 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 124-8.

A Thickened Coracohumeral Ligament and Superomedial Capsule Limit Internal Rotation of the Shoulder Joint: Report of Three Cases.

Koide M, Hamada J, Hagiwara Y, Kanazawa K, Suzuki K.

Case Rep Orthop 2016; 2016: 9384974.

Uneven damage on head and liner contact surfaces of a retrieved Co-Cr-based metal-on-metal hip joint bearing: An important reason for the high failure rate.

Koizumi Y, Chen Y, Li Y, Yamanaka K, Chiba A, Tanaka S, Hagiwara Y.

Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl 2016; 62: 532-43.

Patient trends in orthopedic traumas and related disorders after tsunami caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake: An experience in the primary referral medical center.

Matsuzawa G, Sano H, Ohnuma H, Tomiya A, Kuwahara Y, Hashimoto C, Imamura I, Ishibashi S, Kobayashi M, Kobayashi M, Ishii T, Kaneda I, Itoi E.

J Orthop Sci 2016; 21(4) :507-11.

Comparison of intraoperative anthropometric measurements of the proximal tibia and tibial component in total knee arthroplasty.

Miyatake N, Sugita T, Aizawa T, Sasaki A, Maeda I, Kamimura M, Fujisawa H, Takahashi A.

J Orthop Sci 2016; 21(5): 635-9.

Identification of a progenitor cell population destined to form fracture fibrocartilage callus in Dickkopf-related protein 3-green fluorescent protein reporter mice.

Mori Y, Adams D, Hagiwara Y, Yoshida R, Kamimura M, Itoi E, Rowe DW.

J Bone Miner Metab 2016; 34(6): 606-14.

Long-term Results of Ulnohumeral Arthroplasty for Symptomatic Elbow Osteoarthritis.

Nobuta S, Sato K, Itoi E.

J Arthritis 2016; 5: 196.

A Strategy against the Osteonecrosis of the Jaw Associated with Nitrogen-Containing Bisphosphonates (N-BPs): Attempts to Replace N-BPs with the Non-N-BP Etidronate.

Oizumi T, Yamaguchi K, Sato K, Takahashi M, Yoshimura G, Otsuru H, Tsuchiya M, Hagiwara Y, Itoi E, Sugawara S, Takahashi T, Endo Y.

Biol Pharm Bull 2016; 39(9): 1549-54.

An Okhotsk adult female human skeleton (11th/12th century AD) with possible SAPHO syndrome from Hamanaka 2 site, Rebun Island, northern Japan.

Okamoto Y, Ishida H, Kimura R, Sato T, Tsuchiya N, Murayama S, Fukase H, Nagaoka T, Adachi N, et al.

Anthropol Sci 2016; 124(2): 107-15.

Comparison of fixation properties between coil-type and screw-type anchors for rotator cuff repair: A virtual pullout testing using 3-dimensional finite element method.

Sano H, Tokunaga M, Noguchi M, Inawashiro T, Irie T, Abe H, Abrassart S, Itoi E.

J Orthop Sci 2016; 21(4): 452-7.

Diagnosis and treatment of bone metastasis: comprehensive guideline of the Japanese Society of Medical Oncology, Japanese Orthopedic Association, Japanese Urological Association, and Japanese Society for Radiation Oncology.

Shibata H, Kato S, Sekine I, Abe K, Araki N, Iguchi H, Izumi T, Inaba Y, Osaka I, Kato S, Kawai A, Kinuya S, Kodaira M, Kobayashi E, Kobayashi T, Sato J, Shinohara N, Takahashi S, Takamatsu Y, Takayama K, Takayama K, Tateishi U, Nagakura H, Hosaka M, Morioka H, Moriya T, Yuasa T, Yurikusa T, Yomiya K, Yoshida M.

ESMO Open 2016; 1(2): e000037.

Quantitative in vivo biocompatibility of new ultralow-nickel cobalt–chromium–molybdenum alloys.

Sonofuchi K, Hagiwara Y, Koizumi Y, Chiba A, Kawano M, Nakayama M, Ogasawara K, Yabe Y, Itoi E.

J Orthop Res 2016; 34(9): 1505-13.

Analgesic Effects of 1st Generation Anti-histamines in Mice.

Takahashi M, Shima K, Tsuchiya M, Hagiwara Y, Mizoguchi H, Sakuraba S, Sugawara S, Fujita T, Tadano T, Watanabe M, Fukumoto S, Endo Y.

Biol Pharm Bull 2016; 39(4): 620-4.

Comparative study of treatment for distal radius fractures with two different palmar locking plates.

Tanaka H, Hatta T, Sasajima K, Itoi E, Aizawa T.

J Hand Surg Eur Vol 2016; 41(5): 536-42.

Apatite Formation and Biocompatibility of a Low Young’s Modulus Ti-Nb-Sn Alloy Treated with Anodic Oxidation and Hot Water.

Tanaka H, Mori Y, Noro A, Kogure A, Kamimura M, Yamada N, Hanada S, Masahashi N, Itoi E.

PLoS One 2016; 11(2): e0150081.

Feasibility and efficacy of gemcitabine and docetaxel combination chemotherapy for bone and soft tissue sarcomas: multi-institutional retrospective analysis of 134 patients.

Tanaka K, Joyama S, Chuman H, Hiraga H, Morioka H, Yoshikawa H, Hosaka M, Takahashi M, Kubo T, Hatano H, Kaya M, Toguchida J, Nishida Y, Nagano A, Tsumura H, Iwamoto Y.

World J Surg Oncol 2016; 14(1): 306.

Closed Reduction of “Irreducible” Posterolateral Knee Dislocation - A Case Report.

Tateda S, Takahashi A, Aizawa T, Umehara J.

J Orthop Case Rep 2016; 6(2): 20-3.

The art of traditional native PAGE: The APLP 48-ID assay for human identification.

Umetsu K, Yuasa I, Hashiyada M, Adachi N, et al.

Leg Med (Tokyo) 2016; 19: 28-31.

Decreased elastic fibers and increased proteoglycans in the ligamentum flavum of patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis.

Yabe Y, Hagiwara Y, Tsuchiya M, Honda M, Hatori K, Sonofuchi K, Kanazawa K, Koide M, Sekiguchi T, Itaya N, Itoi E.

J Orthop Res 2016; 34(7): 1241-7.

Low-energy extracorporeal shock wave therapy for promotion of vascular endothelial growth factor expression and angiogenesis and improvement of locomotor and sensory functions after spinal cord injury.

Yahata K, Kanno H, Ozawa H, Yamaya S, Tateda S, Ito K, Shimokawa H, Itoi E.

J Neurosurg Spine 2016; 25(6): 745-55.