Publications

Late bedtimes, short sleeping time, and longtime video-game playing are associated with low back pain in school-aged athletes.
Eur Spine J 2017 Jun 12. Epub 2017 Jun 12.
Department of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8575, Japan.



Influence of living environment and subjective economic hardship on new-onset of low back pain for survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
J Orthop Sci 2017 Jan 21;22(1):43-49. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi, 980-8574, Japan.

Youth baseball players with elbow and shoulder pain have both low back and knee pain: a cross-sectional study.
Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2016 Oct 22. Epub 2016 Oct 22.
Department of Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8575, Japan.

Influence of living environments and working status on low back pain for survivors of the Great East Japan Earthquake.
J Orthop Sci 2016 Mar 25;21(2):138-42. Epub 2016 Jan 25.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, 2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8574, Japan.

Chondrogenic and fibrotic process in the ligamentum flavum of patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2015 Apr;40(7):429-35
*Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan †Division of Aging and Geriatric Dentistry, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan ‡Nanotechnology Innovation Station, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan §Department of Otrhopaedic Surgery, Takeda General Hospital, Aizuwakamatsu, Japan; and ¶Division of Advanced Prosthetic Dentistry, Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry, Sendai, Japan.


Endothelial lipase gene polymorphism is associated with acute myocardial infarction, independently of high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels.
Circ J 2007 Jun;71(6):842-6
Division of General Medical Science, Department of General Therapeutics, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7-5-2 Kusunoki-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0017, Japan.

Sumatriptan provokes coronary artery spasm in patients with variant angina: possible involvement of serotonin 1B receptor.
Int J Cardiol 2007 Jan 4;114(2):188-94. Epub 2006 Aug 4.
Division of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan.

Synthesis and conformational properties of phosphopeptides related to the human tau protein.
Regul Pept 2005 Aug;130(1-2):48-56
Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Phosphorus Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Ministry of Education), Department of Chemistry, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, PR China.

Application of ultra-high magnetic field for saccharide molecules: 1H NMR spectra of 6-O-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-cyclomaltoheptaose and -cyclomaltohexaose.
Carbohydr Res 2005 May;340(7):1343-50
Research Center for Glycoscience, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Central-6, 1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8566, Japan.

Arg389Gly polymorphism of the human beta1-adrenergic receptor in patients with nonfatal acute myocardial infarction.
Am Heart J 2003 Jul;146(1):106-9
Division of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan.

Preventing effects of joint contracture by high molecular weight hyaluronan injections in a rat immobilized knee model.
Int J Clin Exp Pathol 2015 1;8(4):3426-40. Epub 2015 Apr 1.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8574, Japan.


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