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Fukushima Medical University
School of Medicine (Clinical Medicin) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Job title
Assistant Professor

Research Areas



Apr 2003
Mar 2007
Graduate School, Division of Medicine, Fukushima Medical University

Published Papers

Increase of 200-kDa neurofilament-immunoreactive afferents in the substantia gelatinosa in allodynic rats induced by compression of the dorsal root ganglion.
Watanabe K, Konno S, Sekiguchi M, Sasaki N, Honda T, Kikuchi S.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 May 20;32(12):1265-71.   32(12) 1265-1271   Mar 2007   [Refereed]
Complications of endoscopic spinal surgery: a retrospective study of thoracoscopy and retroperitoneoscopy.
Watanabe K, Yabuki S, Konno S, Kikuchi S.
Journal of Orthopaedic Science   12(1) 42-48   Jul 2007   [Refereed]
Spinal stenosis: assessment of motor function, VEGF expression and angiogenesis in an experimental model in the rat.
Watanabe K, Konno S, Sekiguchi M, Kikuchi S.
European Spine Journal   16(11) 1913-1918   Nov 2007   [Refereed]
Etanercept attenuates pain-related behavior following compression of the dorsal root ganglion in the rat.
Watanabe K, Yabuki S, Sekiguchi M, Kikuchi S, Konno S.
European Spine Journal   20(11) 1877-1884   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
Otani K, Kikuchi S, Yabuki S, Igarashi T, Nikaido T, Watanabe K, Konno S
TheScientificWorldJournal   2013 590652   2013

Conference Activities & Talks

Increase of sodium channels (NAV1.8 and NAV1.9) in immunoreactive neurons in rat dorsal root ganglion exposed to autologous nucleus pulposus
WATANABE, Kazuyuki*; LARSSON, Karin; RYDEVIK, Bjorn L; KIKUCHI, Shin-ichi*; NORBORG, Claes; OLMARKER, Kjell
35th Annual meeting, Intrenational Society of the Study of the Lumbar Spine   28 May 2008   
Impact of psychiatric factors on outcomes of lumbo-sacral spine surgery -Relationship between preoperative SF36 and improvement of symptoms-
Kazuyuki Watanabe
The 38th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Spine Surgery and Related Research   23 Apr 2009   
Changes in Expression of Sodium Channels in trkA Positive Neurons in the Dorsal Root Ganglion Following Disc Puncture. An Experimental Study in Rats.
Kazuyuki Watanabe, Karin Larsson2, Bjorn Rydevik, Shin-ichi Kikuchi, Shin-ichi Konno, Kjell Olmarker
The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine   13 Apr 2010   
Relationship between operative results and psychiatric problems in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis
Kazuyuki Watanabe
30 May 2010   
The relationship between degenerative lumbar scoliosis and low back pain in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis - A cohort study”
Watanabe Kazuyuki, Otani Koji, Onda Akira, Nikaido Takuya, Yabuki Shoji, Kikuchi Shin-ichi, Konno Shin-ichi
The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine   14 Jun 2011