Michiya Matsusaki

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In ankle arthroscopy, the joint space of the talocrural joint is often too narrow for insertion of the scope and instruments. Various distraction devices for this procedure have been used to widen the joint space. Bandage distraction is effective and noninvasive, but it is difficult to extend the posterior joint space sufficiently for insertion of the(More)
Cell enrichment is currently in high demand in medical engineering. We have reported that non-blood cells can attach to a blood-compatible poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) (PMEA) substrate through integrin-dependent and integrin-independent mechanisms because the PMEA substrate suppresses protein adsorption. Therefore, we assumed that PMEA analogous polymers(More)
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are one of the most attractive cell types for cell-based bone tissue repair applications. Fetal-derived MSCs and maternal-derived MSCs have been isolated from chorionic villi of human term placenta and the decidua basalis attached to the placenta following delivery, respectively. Chorionic-derived MSCs (CMSCs) and(More)
Some psychiatric diseases in children and young adults are thought to originate from adverse exposures during foetal life, including hypoxia and hypoxia/reoxygenation. The mechanism is not understood. Several authors have emphasised that the placenta is likely to play an important role as the key interface between mother and foetus. Here we have explored(More)
Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a linear polysaccharide naturally found in the eye and therefore is one of the most promising biomaterials for corneal endothelial regenerative medicine. This study reports, for the first time, the development of overrun-processed porous HA hydrogels for corneal endothelial cell (CEC) sheet transplantation and tissue engineering(More)
We proposed a 3D assembly technique and a perfusion cultivation system. The technique uses water transfer printing to fabricate a multilayer structured tubular tissue. By the perfusion cultivation system, this study was aimed to determine whether the tissue-engineered structure maintains the normally mechanical property as the development and function. In(More)
SUMMARY The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of hydroxyapatite (HAp) coating on Guglielmi detachable coils (GDCs) in an experimental aneurysm model. A total of 12 aneurysms were experimentally made in the common carotid arteries of swine using a microsurgical technique. Embolization was done on these aneurysms using standard GDCs and GDCs(More)