Koichi Masuda
Koichi Masuda
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Are animal models useful for studying human disc disorders/degeneration?
M Alini, SM Eisenstein, K Ito, C Little, AA Kettler, K Masuda, J Melrose, ...
European Spine Journal 17, 2-19, 2008
A novel rabbit model of mild, reproducible disc degeneration by an anulus needle puncture: correlation between the degree of disc injury and radiological and histological …
K Masuda, Y Aota, C Muehleman, Y Imai, M Okuma, EJ Thonar, ...
Spine 30 (1), 5-14, 2005
Platelet-rich plasma stimulates porcine articular chondrocyte proliferation and matrix biosynthesis
K Akeda, HS An, M Okuma, M Attawia, K Miyamoto, EJMA Thonar, ...
Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 14 (12), 1272-1280, 2006
Exhaustion of nucleus pulposus progenitor cells with ageing and degeneration of the intervertebral disc
D Sakai, Y Nakamura, T Nakai, T Mishima, S Kato, S Grad, M Alini, ...
Nature communications 3 (1), 1264, 2012
Osteogenic protein-1 injection into a degenerated disc induces the restoration of disc height and structural changes in the rabbit anular puncture model
K Masuda, Y Imai, M Okuma, C Muehleman, K Nakagawa, K Akeda, ...
Spine 31 (7), 742-754, 2006
Tensile mechanical properties of bovine articular cartilage: variations with growth and relationships to collagen network components
AK Williamson, AC Chen, K Masuda, EJMA Thonar, RL Sah
Journal of Orthopaedic Research 21 (5), 872-880, 2003
A novel two‐step method for the formation of tissue‐engineered cartilage by mature bovine chondrocytes: the alginate‐recovered‐chondrocyte (ARC) method
K Masuda, RL Sah, MJ Hejna, EJMA Thonar
Journal of Orthopaedic Research 21 (1), 139-148, 2003
Intradiscal administration of osteogenic protein-1 increases intervertebral disc height and proteoglycan content in the nucleus pulposus in normal adolescent rabbits
HS An, K Takegami, H Kamada, CM Nguyen, EJMA Thonar, K Singh, ...
Spine 30 (1), 25-31, 2005
A systems biology approach to synovial joint lubrication in health, injury, and disease
AY Hui, WJ McCarty, K Masuda, GS Firestein, RL Sah
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Systems Biology and Medicine 4 (1), 15-37, 2012
Effects of growth differentiation factor-5 on the intervertebral disc− in vitro bovine study and in vivo rabbit disc degeneration model study
T Chujo, HS An, K Akeda, K Miyamoto, C Muehleman, M Attawia, ...
Spine 31 (25), 2909-2917, 2006
Tissue engineering of stratified articular cartilage from chondrocyte subpopulations
TJ Klein, BL Schumacher, TA Schmidt, KW Li, MS Voegtline, K Masuda, ...
Osteoarthritis and cartilage 11 (8), 595-602, 2003
The origin of chondrocytes in the nucleus pulposus and histologic findings associated with the transition of a notochordal nucleus pulposus to a fibrocartilaginous nucleus …
KW Kim, TH Lim, JG Kim, ST Jeong, K Masuda, HS An
Spine 28 (10), 982-990, 2003
Targeted disruption of TGF-β/Smad3 signaling modulates skin fibrosis in a mouse model of scleroderma
G Lakos, S Takagawa, SJ Chen, AM Ferreira, G Han, K Masuda, XJ Wang, ...
The American journal of pathology 165 (1), 203-217, 2004
Biological repair of the degenerated intervertebral disc by the injection of growth factors
K Masuda
European Spine Journal 17, 441-451, 2008
Growth factors and treatment of intervertebral disc degeneration
K Masuda, TR Oegema Jr, HS An
Spine 29 (23), 2757-2769, 2004
Changes in mRNA and protein levels of proteoglycans of the anulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus during intervertebral disc degeneration
G Cs-Szabo, D Ragasa-San Juan, V Turumella, K Masuda, EJMA Thonar, ...
Spine 27 (20), 2212-2219, 2002
Adult human chondrocytes cultured in alginate form a matrix similar to native human articular cartilage
HJ Hauselmann, K Masuda, EB Hunziker, M Neidhart, SS Mok, BA Michel, ...
American Journal of Physiology-Cell Physiology 271 (3), C742-C752, 1996
Recombinant osteogenic protein‐1 upregulates extracellular matrix metabolism by rabbit annulus fibrosus and nucleus pulposus cells cultured in alginate beads
K Masuda, K Takegami, H An, F Kumano, K Chiba, GBJ Andersson, ...
Journal of Orthopaedic Research 21 (5), 922-930, 2003
Age-related changes in the extracellular matrix of nucleus pulposus and anulus fibrosus of human intervertebral disc
K Singh, K Masuda, EJMA Thonar, HS An, G Cs-Szabo
Spine 34 (1), 10, 2009
Animal models for human disc degeneration
K Singh, K Masuda, HS An
The Spine Journal 5 (6), S267-S279, 2005
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