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Masao Akagi

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Kinki University School of Medicine

Osaka-Sayama City




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  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kinki University School of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama City, Osaka, Japan. 2004 - 2009


  1. Oxidized LDL binding to LOX-1 enhances MCP-1 expression in cultured human articular chondrocytes. Akagi, M., Ueda, A., Teramura, T., Kanata, S., Sawamura, T., Hamanishi, C. Osteoarthr. Cartil. (2009) [Pubmed]
  2. Possible involvement of the oxidized low-density lipoprotein/lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor-1 system in pathogenesis and progression of human osteoarthritis. Akagi, M., Kanata, S., Mori, S., Itabe, H., Sawamura, T., Hamanishi, C. Osteoarthr. Cartil. (2007) [Pubmed]
  3. Cyclic tensile stretch load and oxidized low density lipoprotein synergistically induce lectin-like oxidized ldl receptor-1 in cultured bovine chondrocytes, resulting in decreased cell viability and proteoglycan synthesis. Akagi, M., Nishimura, S., Yoshida, K., Kakinuma, T., Sawamura, T., Munakata, H., Hamanishi, C. J. Orthop. Res. (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Wear and toughness of crosslinked polyethylene for total knee replacements: a study using a simulator and small-punch testing. Akagi, M., Asano, T., Clarke, I.C., Niiyama, N., Kyomoto, M., Nakamura, T., Hamanishi, C. J. Orthop. Res. (2006) [Pubmed]
  5. Variability of extraarticular tibial rotation references for total knee arthroplasty. Akagi, M., Mori, S., Nishimura, S., Nishimura, A., Asano, T., Hamanishi, C. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. (2005) [Pubmed]
  6. An anteroposterior axis of the tibia for total knee arthroplasty. Akagi, M., Oh, M., Nonaka, T., Tsujimoto, H., Asano, T., Hamanishi, C. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
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