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Mamoru Kawakami

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Wakayama Medical University

Wakayama City




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  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Wakayama, Japan. 1999 - 2007


  1. Safety of epidural administration of Osteogenic Protein-1 (OP-1/BMP-7): behavioral and macroscopic observation. Kawakami, M., Hashizume, H., Matsumoto, T., Enyo, Y., Okada, M., Yoshida, M., Chubinskaya, S. Spine (2007) [Pubmed]
  2. Osteogenic protein-1 (osteogenic protein-1/bone morphogenetic protein-7) inhibits degeneration and pain-related behavior induced by chronically compressed nucleus pulposus in the rat. Kawakami, M., Matsumoto, T., Hashizume, H., Kuribayashi, K., Chubinskaya, S., Yoshida, M. Spine (2005) [Pubmed]
  3. Comparison of neuropathic pain induced by the application of normal and mechanically compressed nucleus pulposus to lumbar nerve roots in the rat. Kawakami, M., Hashizume, H., Nishi, H., Matsumoto, T., Tamaki, T., Kuribayashi, K. J. Orthop. Res. (2003) [Pubmed]
  4. Lumbar sagittal balance influences the clinical outcome after decompression and posterolateral spinal fusion for degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis. Kawakami, M., Tamaki, T., Ando, M., Yamada, H., Hashizume, H., Yoshida, M. Spine (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. Epidural injection of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor attenuates pain-related behavior following application of nucleus pulposus to the nerve root in the rat. Kawakami, M., Matsumoto, T., Hashizume, H., Kuribayashi, K., Tamaki, T. J. Orthop. Res. (2002) [Pubmed]
  6. Relationships between sagittal alignment of the cervical spine and morphology of the spinal cord and clinical outcomes in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy treated with expansive laminoplasty. Kawakami, M., Tamaki, T., Ando, M., Yamada, H., Yoshida, M. J. Spinal. Disord. Tech (2002) [Pubmed]
  7. Roles of thromboxane A2 and leukotriene B4 in radicular pain induced by herniated nucleus pulposus. Kawakami, M., Matsumoto, T., Tamaki, T. J. Orthop. Res. (2001) [Pubmed]
  8. Mechanical compression of the lumbar nerve root alters pain-related behaviors induced by the nucleus pulposus in the rat. Kawakami, M., Tamaki, T., Hayashi, N., Hashizume, H., Matsumoto, T., Minamide, A., Kihira, T. J. Orthop. Res. (2000) [Pubmed]
  9. mRNA expression of interleukins, phospholipase A2, and nitric oxide synthase in the nerve root and dorsal root ganglion induced by autologous nucleus pulposus in the rat. Kawakami, M., Matsumoto, T., Kuribayashi, K., Tamaki, T. J. Orthop. Res. (1999) [Pubmed]
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