Kazuhiko Wakahara

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Most gene expression profiling studies of mesothelioma have been based on relatively small sample numbers, limiting their statistical power. We did Affymetrix U133A microarray analysis on 99 pleural mesotheliomas, in which multivariate analysis showed advanced-stage, sarcomatous histology and P16/CDKN2A homozygous deletion to be significant independent(More)
STUDY DESIGN Retrospective study. PURPOSE To assess treatment outcomes of snowboarding-related spinal and spinal cord injuries. OVERVIEW OF LITERATURE Snowboarding-related spinal or spinal cord injury have a great impact on social and sporting activities. METHODS A retrospective review of 19 cases of surgically treated snowboard-related injury was(More)
We describe a 44-year-old woman who was diagnosed in childhood with vitamin D-resistant rickets, and who had paraparesis due to multiple spinal canal stenoses between C5 and L1 with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament and the yellow ligament. She was treated surgically with laminoplasty of the C2 through C7 levels and laminectomy from T8(More)
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