Isao Asayama

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PURPOSE To evaluate the relationship between posterolateral reconstruction, abductor muscle strength, and femoral offset following total hip arthroplasty. METHODS Of 28 patients (56 limbs) we assessed, 12 underwent posterolateral reconstruction (reconstruction group) and 16 did not (non-reconstruction group). Isometric abductor muscle strength was(More)
PURPOSE To assess the short-term outcome of cementless total hip arthroplasty involving an autograft of the femoral head in Japanese patients. METHODS Cementless total hip arthroplasty with autogenous bone block grafting was performed on 18 hips in 15 patients with marked acetabular dysplasia. The resected femoral head was used as a graft for the(More)
BACKGROUND Despite a decline after World War II, the rate of tuberculosis remains higher in Japan than in other countries. We report a case of tuberculous granuloma at the supra-sternal notch that was difficult to differentiate from a thyroid tumor. CASE REPORT The patient was a 75-year-old Japanese woman who was referred to our hospital for further(More)
BACKGROUND We report a case of radioguided parathyroidectomy using a hand-held gamma probe for the reexploration of primary hyperparathyroidism. CASE REPORT The patient was a 66-year-old Japanese woman. She had previously undergone surgical exploration for primary hyperparathyroidism due to a left inferior parathyroid tumor detected by(More)
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