Toru Sunagawa

Last Updated :2023/01/05

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences(Health Sciences), Professor
E-mail
torusunahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I'm the specialist of orthopedic surgery focusing on the hand and microsurgery. Research theme is the investigation of the relationship between hand and brain, and kinematic analysis of the hand.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1998/04/01, 1999/09/30, Mayo Clinic, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Research Fellow

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Medicine, Japan, 1979/04, 1986/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Japan, 1992/04, 1996/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Medicine : Program of Health Sciences : Occupational Therapy
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences : Division of Integrated Health Sciences : Program of Health Sciences

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Medicine

Research Fields

  • Medicine,dentistry, and pharmacy;Clinical surgery;Orthopaedic surgery
  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Rehabilitation science / Welfare engineering

Research Keywords

  • wrist|biomechanics
  • dynamic
  • treatment
  • brain
  • upper extremity
  • 3DCT
  • osteo necrosis
  • hand

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Orthopedic Association, 1986
  • Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1992
  • Japanese Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 1992
  • Japanese Society of Peripheral Nerve
  • Japanese Society for Elbow Surgery

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Human health and the society
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, General Orthopedics for Rehabilitation
  3. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Particular Orthopedics for Rehabilitation
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical practice I
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Clinical practice II
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Preliminary Research Practice
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, General Orthopedics for Rehabilitation
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Particular Orthopedics for Rehabilitation
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Seminar of occulational therapy for physical dysfunction III
  10. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Lecture on Health Science Ⅲ(Experiment Research)
  11. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Lecture on Health Science Ⅲ(Experiment Research)
  12. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Research on Development of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Sciences
  13. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Research on Development of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Sciences
  14. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lecture on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  15. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Lecture on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  16. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Research on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  21. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Lecture on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  22. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Lecture on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  23. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  24. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  25. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction
  26. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Seminar on Locomotor System Dysfunction

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Effect of the position of the interphalangeal joint on movements of the trapeziometacarpal joint during thumb opposition, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME, 47(5), 495-500, 202205
  2. Treatment of Intra-Articular Distal Phalanx Fractures in Baseball Players by Joint Distraction and Early Mobilization Using a New Dynamic External Finger Fixator, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-ASIAN-PACIFIC VOLUME, 26(01), 112-117, 202103
  3. The correlation between osteoarthritis stage and the effect of the lateral wedge insole for 3 months on medial meniscus extrusion in the knee joint, KNEE, 28, 110-116, 202101
  4. Null Effect of Transcranial Static Magnetic Field Stimulation over the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex on Behavioral Performance in a Go/NoGo Task, BRAIN SCIENCES, 11(4), 202104
  5. Transient Modulation of Working Memory Performance and Event-Related Potentials by Transcranial Static Magnetic Field Stimulation over the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, BRAIN SCIENCES, 11(6), 202106
  6. Three-dimensional analysis of thumb motion recovery after carpal tunnel release, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME, 46(7), 743-748, 202109
  7. A vascularized medial femoral condyle cortico-periosteal graft for total lunate reconstruction, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE, 25(2), 354-358, 202003
  8. The effects of transcranial static magnetic fields stimulation over the supplementary motor area on anticipatory postural adjustments, NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS, 723, 20200401
  9. Transcranial direct current stimulation effects on hand sensibility as measured by an objective quantitative analysis device: a randomized single-blind sham-control crossover clinical trial, NEUROREPORT, 31(5), 406-410, 20200325
  10. Monitoring Vascular Compromise Using Ultrasound After Free Tissue Transfer, JOURNAL OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE, 39(6), 1213-1222, 202006
  11. Dynamic ultrasonography of the medial meniscus during walking in knee osteoarthritis, KNEE, 27(4), 1256-1262, 202008
  12. Digital Arterial Occlusion in the Throwing Hand of Elite Baseball Pitchers: A Report of 2 Cases Treated With Adventitial Stripping and Review of the Literature, ORTHOPAEDIC JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 8(8), 202008
  13. Virtual reality-based action observation facilitates the acquisition of body-powered prosthetic control skills, JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION, 17(1), 20200820
  14. Factors affecting sensory recovery after thumb reconstruction using a wrap-around flap, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME, 45(8), 838-841, 202010
  15. Total knee arthroplasty for patients with medial knee osteoarthritis improves trunk movement during gait, JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, 33(5), 727-734, 2020
  16. Increase in medial meniscal extrusion in the weight-bearing position observed on ultrasonography correlates with lateral thrust in earlystage knee osteoarthritis, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE, 25(4), 640-646, 202007
  17. Influence of Static Magnetic Field Stimulation on the Accuracy of Tachystoscopically Presented Line Bisection, BRAIN SCIENCES, 10(12), 202012
  18. Correlation between spinal and pelvic movements during gait and aggravation of low back pain by gait loading in lumbar spinal stenosis patients, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE, 24(2), 207-213, 201903
  19. Long-term disuse of the hand affects motor imagery ability in patients with complete brachial plexus palsy, NEUROREPORT, 30(6), 452-456, 20190410
  20. Mirror imaging of finger mechanical stimulation affects secondary somatosensory response, NEUROREPORT, 29(3), 229-234, 20180207
  21. Slow progressive popliteal artery insufficiency after neglected proximal tibial physeal fracture: a case report, JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS-PART B, 27(1), 35-39, 201806
  22. Comparison of sonography and MRI in the evaluation of stability of capitellar osteochondritis dissecans, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, 46(4), 247-252, 201805
  23. Joint distraction and early mobilization using a new dynamic external finger fixator for the treatment of fracture-dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE, 23(6), 959-966, 201811
  24. ASYMMETRY OF SOMATOSENSORY CORTICAL PLASTICITY IN PATIENT WITH BILATERAL CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY, 4(1), 1-5, 2017
  25. ★, CORRELATION BETWEEN HOURGLASS-LIKE FASCICULAR CONSTRICTION" AND IDIOPATHIC ANTERIOR INTEROSSEOUS NERVE PALSY", MUSCLE & NERVE, 55(4), 508-512, 201704
  26. Gender differences in the restoration of knee joint biomechanics during gait after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, KNEE, 24(2), 280-288, 201703
  27. Effects of lateral wedge insole application on medial compartment knee osteoarthritis severity evaluated by ultrasound, KNEE, 24(6), 1408-1413, 201712
  28. Comparative study on the effectiveness of corticosteroid injections between trigger fingers with and without proximal interphalangeal joint flexion contracture, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-EUROPEAN VOLUME, 41(2), 198-203, 201602
  29. IMPACT OF CORTICOSTEROID INJECTION SITE ON THE TREATMENT SUCCESS RATE OF TRIGGER FINGER: A PROSPECTIVE STUDY COMPARING ULTRASOUND-GUIDED TRUE INTRA-SHEATH AND TRUE EXTRA-SHEATH INJECTIONS, ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 42(9), 2203-2208, 201609
  30. Characteristics of thoracic and lumbar movements during gait in lumbar spinal stenosis patients before and after decompression surgery, CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 40, 45-51, 201612
  31. Transcranial direct current stimulation can enhance ability in motor imagery tasks, NEUROREPORT, 26(11), 613-617, 20150805
  32. Early treatment of anterior interosseous nerve palsy with hourglass-like fascicular constrictions by interfascicular neurolysis due to early diagnosis using ultrasonography: A case report., The Journal of hand surgery, European volume, 40(6), 642-643, 2015
  33. Dipole Orientation of Receptive Fields in the Somatosensory Cortex After Stimulation of the Posterior Tibial Nerve in Humans, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 31(3), 236-240, 201406
  34. Administration of MicroRNA-210 Promotes Spinal Cord Regeneration in Mice, SPINE, 39(14), 1099-1107, 20140615
  35. ★, HIGH-RESOLUTION ULTRASONOGRAPHIC EVALUATION OF HOURGLASS-LIKE FASCICULAR CONSTRICTION" IN PERIPHERAL NERVES: A PRELIMINARY REPORT", ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 40(7), 1718-1721, 201407
  36. Optimization of mirror therapy to excite ipsilateral primary motor cortex, NEUROREHABILITATION, 32(3), 617-624, 2013
  37. Somatosensory mechanical response and digit somatotopy within cortical areas of the postcentral gyrus in humans: An MEG study, HUMAN BRAIN MAPPING, 34(7), 1559-1567, 201307
  38. In vivo bioluminescence imaging of magnetically targeted bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells in skeletal muscle injury model, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 31(5), 754-759, 201305
  39. Somatosensory cortical plasticity after toe-to-index transfer, NEUROREPORT, 23(17), 1000-1005, 20121205
  40. Development of a Clinical Model for Upper Extremity Motion Analysis-Comparison with Manual Measurement, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY SCIENCE, 24(11), 1149-1152, 201212
  41. Human platelet-rich plasma promotes axon growth in brain-spinal cord coculture, NEUROREPORT, 23(12), 712-716, 20120822
  42. The therapeutic potential of ex vivo expanded CD133(+) cells derived from human peripheral blood for peripheral nerve injuries, JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 117(4), 787-794, 201210
  43. Motor somatotopy of extensor indicis proprius and extensor pollicis longus., Neuroreport, 22(11), 559-64, 20110801
  44. Use of quantitative intra-operative electrodiagnosis during partial ulnar nerve transfer to restore elbow flexion THE TREATMENT OF EIGHT PATIENTS FOLLOWING A BRACHIAL PLEXUS INJURY, JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-BRITISH VOLUME, 93B(3), 364-369, 201103
  45. Motor somatotopy of extensor indicis proprius and extensor pollicis longus, NEUROREPORT, 22(11), 559-564, 20110803
  46. Ipsilateral primary sensorimotor cortical response to mechanical tactile stimuli., NeuroReport, 21(2), 108-13, 20100101
  47. Ipsilateral primary sensorimotor cortical response to mechanical tactile stimuli, NEUROREPORT, 21(2), 108-113, 20100127
  48. Using full-thickness skin graft from amputated foot can provide a stump with durable skin, J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg, 20090201
  49. An unusual digital nerve lesion with two constriction rings, J Hand Surg Eur Vol, 34(3), 404-405, 20090201
  50. Traumatic closed index extensor tendon rupture: a case report, 34(4), 554-555, 20090801
  51. Regeneration of peripheral nerve after transplantation of CD133+ cells derived from human peripheral blood, J Neurosurg, 110(4), 758-767, 20090401
  52. Regeneration of peripheral nerve after transplantation of CD133(+) cells derived from human peripheral blood, JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 110(4), 758-767, 200904
  53. The Effects of CD133-Positive Cells to a Nonvascularized Fasciocutaneous Free Graft in the Rat Model, ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, 63(3), 331-335, 200909
  54. Rigid bridging of massive femur defect using double vascularized fibula graft with hydroxyapatite, Arch Orthop Trauma Surg, 20080328
  55. Platelet-rich plasma accelerated surgical angio-genesis in vascular-implanted necrotic bone: an experimental study in rabbits, Acta Orthop, 79(1), 106-110, 20080201
  56. Feasibility of prefabricated vascularized bone graft using the combination of FGF-2 and vascular bundle implantation within hydroxyapatite for osteointegration, J Biomed Mater Res A, 85(4), 1090-1095, 20080615
  57. Platelet-rich plasma accelerated surgical angio-genesis in vascular-implanted necrotic bone - An experimental study in rabbits, ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA, 79(1), 106-110, 2008
  58. Feasibility of prefabricated vascularized bone graft using the combination of FGF-2 and vascular bundle implantation within hydroxyapatite for osteointegration, JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A, 85A(4), 1090-1095, 20080615
  59. Rigid bridging of massive femur defect using double vascularized fibula graft with hydroxyapatite, ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, 128(9), 941-944, 200809
  60. Irreducible pulled elbow in an adult: A case report., J Shoulder Elbow Surg., 16, e1-4, 20070401
  61. Osteochondral flap fracture of the olecranon in a child., J Pediatr Orthop, 27, 304-306, 20070401
  62. Irreducible pulled elbow in an adult: a case report, J Shoulder Elbow Surg, 16(1), e1-4, 20070131
  63. Modified Steindler procedure for the treatment of brachial plexus injuries., Arch OrthopTrauma Surg., 126, 63-65, 20060401
  64. Pollicization of the index finger for traumatic thumb amputation., Plast. Reconstr. Surg., 117, 909-914, 20060401
  65. Predictive value of preoperative 3-dimensional computer tomography measurement of semitendinosus tendon harvested for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction., Arthroscopy, 22, 259-264, 20060401
  66. Radius lengthening for the treatment of Bayne and Klug type II and type III radial longitudinal deficiency, J Hand Surg [Am], 31(5), 822-829, 20060531
  67. Predictive value of preoperative 3-dimensional computer tomography measurement of semitendinosus tendon harvested for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, Arthroscopy, 22(3), 259-264, 20060301
  68. Radius lengthening for the treatment of Bayne and Klug type II and type III radial longitudinal deficiency, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 31A(5), 822-829, 2006
  69. Modified Steindler procedure for the treatment of brachial plexus injuries, ARCHIVES OF ORTHOPAEDIC AND TRAUMA SURGERY, 126(1), 63-65, 200601
  70. Pollicization of the index finger for traumatic thumb amputation, PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 117(3), 909-914, 200603
  71. Predictive value of preoperative 3-dimensional computer tomography measurement of semitendinosus tendon harvested for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, ARTHROSCOPY-THE JOURNAL OF ARTHROSCOPIC AND RELATED SURGERY, 22(3), 259-264, 200603
  72. Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the ulna treated with a free vascularized fibular graft., Plast. Reconstr. Surg., 115, 1379-1384, 20050401
  73. Prefabrication of vascularized bone graft using a combination of fibroblast growth factor-2 and vascular bundle implantation into a novel interconnected porous calcium hydroxyapatite ceramic., J Biomed Mater Res A, 75, 350-355, 20050401
  74. Three-dimensional computed tomography imaging: its applicability in the evaluation of extensor tendons in the hand and wrist., J Comput Assist Tomogr, 29, 94-98, 20050401
  75. Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the ulna treated by a free vascularized fibular graft, Plastic Reconst Surg, 1379-84, 20050401
  76. ★, Role of simple cold storage in preventing epiphyseal growth plate impairment after replantation surgery in immature rats, J Reconstr Microsurg, 21(7), 483-489, 20051001
  77. Role of simple cold storage in preventing epiphyseal growth plate impairment after replantation surgery in immature rats, JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY, 21(7), 483-489, 200510
  78. Three-dimensional computed tomography imaging - Its applicability in the evaluation of extensor tendons in the hand and wrist, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 29(1), 94-98, 2005
  79. Prefabrication of vascularized bone graft using a combination of fibroblast growth factor-2 and vascular bundle implantation into a novel interconnected porous calcium hydroxyapatite ceramic, JOURNAL OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS RESEARCH PART A, 75A(2), 350-355, 20051101
  80. Acceleration of surgical angiogenesis in necrotic bone with a single injection of fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2)., J Orthop Res, 22, 509-13, 20040401
  81. Anterior interosseous nerve palsy after reduction and percutaneous pinning of open fractures of the radius and ulna., Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg, 38, 373-375, 20040401
  82. Bone lengthening for congenital differences of the hands and digits in children., J Hand Surg [Am], 29, 712-719, 20040401
  83. VEGF-promoted surgical angiogenesis in necrotic bone, Microsurgery, 24(1), 85-91, 20040131
  84. VEGF-promoted surgical angiogenesis in necrotic bone, MICROSURGERY, 24(1), 85-91, 2004
  85. Acceleration of surgical angiogenesis in necrotic bone with a single injection of fibroblast growth factor-2 (FGF-2), JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 22(3), 509-513, 200405
  86. Bone lengthening for congenital differences of the hands and digits in children, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 29A(4), 712-719, 200407
  87. Anterior interosseous nerve palsy after reduction and percutaneous pinning of open fractures of the radius and ulna, SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AND HAND SURGERY, 38(6), 373-375, 2004
  88. Abductor digiti minimi musculocutaneous island flap as an opposition transfer. A case report, J Hand Surg, 28A, 130-132, 20030401
  89. Fate of donor cells in vascularized bone grafts: identification of systemic chimerism by the polymerase chain reaction, Plast Reconstr Sur, 111, 763-772, 20030401
  90. Three-dimensional CT imaging of flexor tendon ruptures in the hand and wrist, J Comput Assist Tomogr, 27, 169-174, 20030401
  91. Arterivenous malformation of the ring finger: per- and postoperative evaluation using computed tomography angiography, J Comput Assist Tomogr, 27, 820-823, 20030401
  92. Abductor digiti minimi musculocutaneous island flap as an opposition transfer: a case report, J Hand Surg [Am], 28(28), 130-132, 20030115
  93. Abductor digiti minimi musculocutaneous island flap as an opposition transfer: A case report, JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 28A(1), 130-132, 200301
  94. Three-dimensional CT imaging of flexor tendon ruptures in the hand and wrist, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 27(2), 169-174, 2003
  95. Arteriovenous malformation of the ring finger - Pre- and postoperative evaluation using three-dimensional computed tomography angiography, JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, 27(5), 820-823, 2003
  96. Microvascular toe transfer for cleft-foot plasty: Eight-year follow-up., J. Reconstructive Microsurgery, 18, 83-85, 20020401
  97. Microvascular toe transfer for cleft-foot plasty: eight-year follow-up, J Reconstr Microsurg, 18(2), 83-85, 20020215
  98. Microvascular toe transfer for cleft-foot plasty: Eight-year follow-up, JOURNAL OF RECONSTRUCTIVE MICROSURGERY, 18(2), 83-85, 200202
  99. Cell proliferation and death of growth plate chondrocyte caused by ischemia and reperfusion., Microsurgery, 21, 30-36, 20010401
  100. Cell proliferation and death of growth plate chondrocyte caused by ischemia and reperfusion, Microsurgery, 21(1), 30-36, 20010115
  101. Cell proliferation and death of growth plate chondrocyte caused by ischemia and reperfusion, MICROSURGERY, 21(1), 30-36, 2001
  102. Role of conventional and vascularized bone grafts in scaphoid nonunion with avascular necrosis: A canine experimental study, J Hand Surgery (Am), 25A, 849-859, 20000901
  103. ★, Role of conventional and vascularized bone grafts in scaphoid nonunion with avascular necrosis: A canine experimental study, J Hand Surg [Am], 25(5), 849-859, 20000920
  104. Transcranial direct current stimulation reduces ischemia-induced sensory disturbance in the hands of healthy subjects, MUSCLE & NERVE, 64(5), 610-613, 202111
  105. Association between medial meniscus extrusion under weight-bearing conditions and pain in early-stage knee osteoarthritis, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ULTRASONICS, 48(4), 631-638, 202110
  106. Ultrasonographic digital blood flow measurement in professional baseball pitchers - A quantitative and comparative study with non-throwers, JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC SCIENCE, 26(6), 1014-1017, 202111
  107. Analysis of Anastomotic Venous Factors in Traumatic Lower Extremity Injuries Reconstructed by Free Flap, CUREUS JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 14(1), 20220105
  108. Quantitative evaluation of abnormal finger movements in myelopathy hand during the grip and release test using gyro sensors, PLOS ONE, 16(10), 20211020

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. SICOT Instructional Course – Microsurgery: Management of Severe Injuries of the Extremities. Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Severely Damaged Extremities., 26th International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, 2014/11/19, With Invitation, English, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  2. Treatment of Volkmann’s Ischemic Contracture, 6th Combined Meeting of ASSH and JSSH, 2015/03/31, With Invitation, English, Maui, USA
  3. Hand Biomechanics and Its Interaction with the Brain, 62th Continuing Orthopaedic Education, Indonesian Orthopaedic Association, 2015/04/21, With Invitation, English, Surabaya, Indonesia
  4. Functional Free Muscle Graft for the Treatment of Established Volkmann’s Contracture, 7th Ho Chi Minh City Hand Surgery Meeting, 2006/03/17, With Invitation, English, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnum
  5. 3D CT imaging of tendon ruptures in the hand and wrist, 11th International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, 2010/11/01, With Invitation, English, Seoul, Korea
  6. Ultrasonographic evaluation of “ hourglass-like fascicular constriction” and interfascicular neurolysis for the Idiopathic Anterior or Posterior Interosseous Nerve Palsy: A Preliminary Report, 11th Congress of the European Federation of Societies for Microsurgery, 2014/04/05, With Invitation, English, Barcelona, Spain
  7. Repeated Debridement and Free Flap Coverage for the Treatment of Traumatic massive Soft Tissue Defect in the Upper Extremity, 2nd Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Reconstructive Microsurgery, 2014/07/05, With Invitation, English, Buyeo, Korea
  8. The Pedicled Vascularized Bone Graft for the Carpal Necrotic Lesion, 62th Continuing Orthopaedic Education, Indonesian Orthopaedic Association, 2015/04/21, With Invitation, English, Surabaya, Indonesia
  9. Relationship between “hourglass-like fascicular constrictions” and the idiopathic anterior interosseous nerve palsy, Toru Sunagawa, Yuko Nakashima, Rikuo Shinomiya, Mitsuo Ochi, Federation of European Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2016/07/13, Without Invitation, English

Social Activities

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 43rd Annual Meeting of Japanese Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, President, 2016/11, 2016/11

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2021, Journal of Orthopedic Science, Others, reviewer
  2. 2021, Journal of Hand Surgery European Volume, Others, reviewer
  3. 2020, Journal of Orthopedic Science, Others, reviewer, 7
  4. 2020, Journal of Hand Surgery European Volume, Others, reviewer, 13
  5. 2019, Journal of Hand Surgery European Volume, Others, reviewer, 4
  6. 2019, Journal of Orthopedic Science, Others, reviewer, 5
  7. 2018, Journal of Orthopedic Science, Others, reviewer, 3
  8. 2017, Journal of Orthopedic Science, Others, reviewer, 4
  9. 2017, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, Others, reviewer, 4
  10. 2020, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow surgery, Others, reviewer, 3