OGAWA Masaki

Last updated: May 2, 2014 at 22:19
OGAWA Masaki
Tokyo Women's Medical University
Perinatal Medical Center
Job title
Associate professor
M.D.(Akita University), Ph.D.(Akita University)
Research funding number

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Mar 1999
Sep 2002
Assistant, Akita University Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oct 2002
Mar 2004
Instructor, Akita University Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Apr 2004
Mar 2005
Assistant professor, Akita University Hospital, Medical Informatics
Apr 2005
Jun 2006
Visitting Researcher, Univsersity of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, CRRW
Jul 2006
Mar 2007
Assistant professor, Akita University Hospital, Medical Informatics
Apr 2007
May 2007
Director, Kakunodate Municipal Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jun 2007
Jun 2008
Assistant, Akita University Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jul 2008
Mar 2009
Instructor, Akita University Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Apr 2009
Nov 2011
Associate professor, Akita Univsersity Hospital, Perinatal Center
Dec 2011
Associate professor, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Perinatal Medical Center


Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Akita University
Faculty of Medicine, Akita University


Clinical significance of amniotic fluid glucose concentration in polyhydramnios.
Ogawa M, Sato A, Mori K, Nagao D, Kamada K, Sato M, Terada Y
J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med      2012   [Refereed]
Distinctive ultrasonographic finding of complete uterine rupture in early mid-trimester.
Ogawa M, Sugawara T, Sato A, Tanaka T
J Med Ultrasonics   38 93-95   2011   [Refereed]
Is pericardiocentesis needed for preventing hypoplastic lung in case with massive pericardial effusion?
Ogawa M, Nagao D, Mori K, Sato A, Kamada K, Terada Y
Prenatal Diag   31 917-918   2011   [Refereed]
Neutrophil elastase and interleukin-6 in amniotic fluid as indicators of chorioamnionitis and funisitis
Miura H, Ogawa M, Hirano H, Sanada H, Sato A, Obara M, Terada Y
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol   158 209-213   2011   [Refereed]
Time-related changes of cervical length as a predictor of labor onset within one week using transvaginal ultrasonography.
Miura H, Ogawa M, Hirano H, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   89 757-761   2010   [Refereed]
Fetal preload index of the inferior vena cava and neonatal outcome of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Miura H, Ogawa M, Sato A, Fukuda J, Tanaka T
J Med Ultrasonics   36 77-81   2009   [Refereed]
Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms combine to control MMP1 expression and its association with preterm premature rupture of membranes.
Wang H, Ogawa M, Wood JR, Bartolomei MS, Sammel MD, Kusanovic JP, Walsh SW, Romero R, Strauss JF 3rd
Hum Mol Genet   17 1087-1096   2008   [Refereed]
Intrauterine therapy with cytomegalovirus hyperimmunoglobulin for a fetus congenitally infected with cytomegalovirus.
Sato A, Hirano H, Miura H, Hosoya N, Ogawa M, Tanaka T
J Obstet Gynaecol Res   33 718-721   2007   [Refereed]
Expression of tumor necrosis factor-α stimulated gene-6 mRNA in cultured human uterine cervical fibroblasts.
Shimizu D, Hosoya N, Ogawa M, Konishi Y, Sato H, Hirano H, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   84 780-787   2005   [Refereed]
Right ventricular pre-ejection myocardial velocity and myocardial acceleration in normal fetuses assessed by Doppler tissue imaging.
Harada K, Ogawa M, Tanaka T
J Am Soc Echocardiogr   18 370-374   2005   [Refereed]
Expression of CD44 mRNA induced by interleukin-1beta in human cultured uterine cervical fibroblasts.
Tsubaki H, Ogawa M, Hosoya N, Shimizu D, Obara M, Hirano H, Tanaka T
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol   122 156-161   2005   [Refereed]
Surgical indications for combined partial rectosigmoidectomy in ovarian cancer.
Takahashi O, Sato N, Miura Y, Ogawa M, Fujimoto T, Tanaka H, Sato H, Tanaka T
J Obstet Gynaecol Res   31 556-561   2005   [Refereed]
Quantitative Assessment of Right Ventricular Function Using Doppler Tissue Imaging in Fetuses with and without Heart Failure.
Aoki M, Harada K, Ogawa M, Tanaka T
J Am Soc Echocardiog   17 28-35   2004   [Refereed]
Cesarean Section by Transfundal Approach for Placenta Previa Percreta Attached to Anterior Uterine Wall in A Woman with Previous Repeat Cesarean Section: Case Report.
Ogawa M, Sato A, Yasuda K, Shimizu D, Hosoya N, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   83 64-71   2004   [Refereed]
Good outcome for infant of mother treated with chemotherapy for ewing sarcoma at 25 to 30 weeks' gestation.
Nakajima W, Ishida A, Takahashi M, Hirayama M, Washino N, Ogawa M, Takahashi S, Okada K
J Pediatr Hematol Oncol   26 308-311   2004   [Refereed]
Is the degree of fetal hepatosplenomegaly with transient abnormal myelopoiesis closely related to the postnatal severity of hematological abnormalities in Down syndrome?
Ogawa M, Hosoya N, Sato A, Tanaka T
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol   24 83-85   2004   [Refereed]
A Case Report: Unique Doppler Velocimetry Findings in Heart Failure of a Fetus with Giant Cardiac Rabdomyoma.
Ogawa M, Sato N, Tsuda A, Tanaka T
J Obstet Gynaecol Res   28 19-21   2002   [Refereed]
Effect of reactive oxygen species on fetal lung maturation.
Tsuda A, Ikegami T, Ogawa M, Tsubaki H, Obara M, Tanaka T, Urayama O, Chihara J
Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol   95 159-162   2001   [Refereed]
Changes in molecular weight of hyaluronan and hyaluronidase activity in uterine cervical mucus in cervical ripening.
Obara M, Hirano H, Ogawa M, Tsubaki H, Hosoya N, Yoshida Y, Miyauchi S, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   80 492-496   2001   [Refereed]
Uterine rupture at parturition subsequent to previously repeated cervical surgeries
Ogawa M, Konishi Y, Obara M, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   80 869-870   2001   [Refereed]
Dose chondroitin sulfate defend the human uterine cervix against ripening in threatened premature labor?
Obara M, Hirano H, Ogawa M, Tsubaki H, Yoshida Y, Miyauchi S, Tanaka T
Am J Obstet Gynecol   182 334-339   2000   [Refereed]
Modified cervical cerclage in pregnant women with advanced bulging membranes: knee-chest positioning.
Ogawa M, Sanada H, Tsuda A, Hirano H, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   78 779-782   1999   [Refereed]
The relationship between amniotic fluid interleukin-6 and histologic evidence of chorioamnionitis.
Tsuda A, Ikegami T, Hirano H, Ogawa M, Sasaki M, Tanaka T
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand   77 515-520   1998   [Refereed]
The roll of cytokines in cervical ripening: Correlations between the concentrations of cytokines and hyaluronic acid in cervical mucus and the induction of hyaluronic acid production by inflammatory cytokines by human cervical fibroblasts.
Ogawa M, Hirano H, Tsubaki H, Kodama H, Tanaka T
Am J Obstet Gynecol   179 105-110   1998   [Refereed]
Prenatal diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: The prediction of poor postnatal outcome.
Ikegami T, Tsuda A, Hirano H, Ogawa M, Tanaka T
Congenital Anomaly   36 185   1996   [Refereed]

Research Grants & Projects

Smoking cesation for pregnant women
Project Year: 2008 - 2010
Uterine cervical ripening
Study on Uterine Cervical Ripening