Personnel Information

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NIMURA Akimoto


Job title

Professor

Mail Address

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Research Areas, Keywords

Anatomy, Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Motor function

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Faculty of Medicine, 1999, Graduated

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Doctor's Course, 2008.03, Completed

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • 2020.04
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    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Joint Research Departments, Dept. of Functional Joint Anatomy, Professor
  • 2016.04
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    2020.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Joint Research Departments, Dept. of Functional Joint Anatomy, Associate Professor
  • 2013.01
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    2016.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Advanced Therapeutic Sciences, Clinical Anatomy, Junior Associate Professor
  • 2010.10
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    2012.12
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Advanced Therapeutic Sciences, Clinical Anatomy, Assistant Professor
  • 2010.04
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    2010.10
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Advanced Therapeutic Sciences, Orthopaedic and Spinal Surgery, Senior Resident
  • 2017.04
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    2020.03
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Joint Research Departments, Joint Research Department of Functional Joint Anatomy, Associate Professor
  • 2020.04
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    Now
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Joint Research Departments, Joint Research Department of Functional Joint Anatomy, Professor
  • 2020.04
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    Now
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Advanced Therapeutic Sciences, Clinical Anatomy, Professor

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External Career 【 display / non-display

  • 1999.05
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    1999.06
    , Trainee Resident
  • 1999.07
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    1999.09
    , Senior Resident
  • 1999.10
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    2000.03
    , Trainee Resident
  • 2000.04
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    2001.03
    , Senior Resident
  • 2001.04
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    2002.03
    , Senior Resident
  • 2002.04
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    2003.05
    , Senior Resident
  • 2003.06
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    2005.03
    , Senior Resident
  • 2008.04
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    2009.03
    , Senior Resident
  • 2009.04
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    2010.03
    , Senior Resident
  • 2013.01
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    2013.02
    Centre Orthopédique Santy, Research Assistant
  • 2013.03
     
     
    Université de Rouen, Laboratoire d'Anatomie, Faculté de Médecine-Pharmacie, Research Assistant

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Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Orthopedics

  • Anatomy

Qualification Acquired 【 display / non-display

  • Doctor

 

Published Papers & Misc 【 display / non-display

  1. Tharnmanularp S, Muro S, Nimura A, Ibara T, Akita K. Significant relationship between musculoaponeurotic attachment of the abdominal and thigh adductor muscles to the pubis: implications for the diagnosis of groin pain. Anatomical science international. 2023.11; 99 (2): 190-201. ( PubMed, DOI )

  2. Sara Sugiura, Haruhiko Shimura, Koji Fujita, Takahisa Ogawa, Akimoto Nimura. Comparison of ceftriaxone and cefazolin as prophylactic antibiotics for surgical site infection in orthopedic upper extremity surgery: The nationwide shortage of cefazolin in March 2019. J Orthop Sci. 2023.09; 28 (5): 1018-1022. ( PubMed, DOI )

  3. Fujishiro H, Nimura A, Azumaya M, Hattori S, Hoshi O, Akita K. Anatomical study of the bone morphology of the anterior talofibular ligament attachment. Anatomy & cell biology. 2023.07; ( PubMed, DOI )

  4. Hasegawa S, Yoshimura H, Mochizuki T, Arai R, Akita K, Nimura A. High diagnostic accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging in detecting subscapularis tendon tears by focusing on the most superior portion of the subscapularis tendon. Surgical and radiologic anatomy : SRA. 2023.01; 45 (1): 17-24. ( PubMed, DOI )

  5. Haruhiko Shimura, Tatsunobu Ikeda, Koji Fujita, Hidetoshi Kaburagi, Akimoto Nimura. Radiation educational program significantly reduces intraoperative fluoroscopy time during locking plate fixation for distal radius fractures. J Orthop Sci. 2023.01; 28 (1): 251-254. ( PubMed, DOI, ichushi )

  6. Mio Norose, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Koji Fujita, Atsushi Okawa, Keiichi Akita. Anatomical study for elucidating the stabilization mechanism in the trapeziometacarpal joint. Sci Rep. 2022.12; 12 (1): 20790. ( PubMed, DOI )

  7. Muro S, Nimura A, Ibara T, Chikazawa K, Nakazawa M, Akita K. Anatomical basis for contribution of hip joint motion by the obturator internus to defaecation/urinary functions by the levator ani via the obturator fascia. Journal of anatomy. 2022.12; ( PubMed, DOI )

  8. Ariga Akane, Shimura Haruhiko, Fujita Koji, Nimura Akimoto. Anterior radial head dislocation secondary to atypical ulnar fracture with atypical femoral fracture: A case report and literature review(タイトル和訳中) JOS Case Reports. 2022.12; 1 (2): 25-29. ( ichushi )

  9. Suthasinee Tharnmanularp, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Mio Norose, Sachiyuki Tsukada, Keiichi Akita. Medial patellofemoral ligament is a part of the vastus medialis obliquus and vastus intermedius aponeuroses attaching to the medial epicondyle. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2022.11; 30 (11): 3742-3750. ( PubMed, DOI )

  10. Masahiro Tsutsumi, Shintarou Kudo, Akimoto Nimura, Keiichi Akita. Significance of the anatomical relationship between the flexor digitorum longus and sustentaculum tali for reconsideration of the talocalcaneonavicular joint stability mechanism. Sci Rep. 2022.09; 12 (1): 15218. ( PubMed, DOI )

  11. Atsuhiro Fukai, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Hitomi Fujishiro, Koji Fujita, Junya Imatani, Keiichi Akita. Lateral Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Elbow Joint: Reconsideration of Anatomy in Terms of Connection with Surrounding Fibrous Structures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2022.08; 104 (15): 1370-1379. ( PubMed, DOI )

  12. Ochi Junko, Nozaki Taiki, Nimura Akimoto, Yamaguchi Takehiko, Kitamura Nobuto. 膝関節の軟骨下脆弱性骨折 最新の概念と放射線学的鑑別診断に関するレビュー(Subchondral insufficiency fracture of the knee: review of current concepts and radiological differential diagnoses) Japanese Journal of Radiology. 2022.05; 40 (5): 443-457. ( ichushi )

  13. Masahiro Tsutsumi, Isao Yamaguchi, Akimoto Nimura, Hajime Utsunomiya, Keiichi Akita, Shintarou Kudo. In vivo magnetic resonance imaging study of the hip joint capsule in the flexion abduction external rotation position. Sci Rep. 2022.04; 12 (1): 6656. ( PubMed, DOI )

  14. Tsutsumi Masahiro, Nimura Akimoto, Akita Keiichi. 股関節部における筋骨格系の臨床解剖(Clinical anatomy of the musculoskeletal system in the hip region) Anatomical Science International. 2022.03; 97 (2): 157-164. ( ichushi )

  15. Yugo Miura, Haruhiko Shimura, Koji Fujita, Akimoto Nimura. Understanding the susceptibility to lateral condyle fracture by analyzing unaffected Baumann's angle in children with distal humeral fracture. J Orthop Sci. 2022.01; 27 (1): 211-214. ( PubMed, DOI )

  16. Miura Yugo, Shimura Haruhiko, Fujita Koji, Nimura Akimoto. 上腕骨遠位端骨折をきたした小児患者における健側Baumann角の解析による外顆骨折感受性(Understanding the susceptibility to lateral condyle fracture by analyzing unaffected Baumann's angle in children with distal humeral fracture) Journal of Orthopaedic Science. 2022.01; 27 (1): 211-214. ( ichushi )

  17. Masahiro Tsutsumi, Akimoto Nimura, Hajime Utsunomiya, Keiichi Akita. Dynamic changes of the joint capsule in relation to the zona orbicularis: An anatomical study with possible implications for hip stability mechanism. Clin Anat. 2021.11; 34 (8): 1157-1164. ( PubMed, DOI )

  18. Ochi J, Nozaki T, Nimura A, Yamaguchi T, Kitamura N. Subchondral insufficiency fracture of the knee: review of current concepts and radiological differential diagnoses. Jpn J Radiol. 2021.11; ( PubMed, DOI )

  19. Takafumi Koyama, Koji Fujita, Hirotaka Iijima, Mio Norose, Takuya Ibara, Toru Sasaki, Toshitaka Yoshii, Akimoto Nimura, Masaki Takahashi, Atsushi Okawa. Analysis of Spastic Gait in Patients With Cervical Myelopathy Using the Timed Up and Go Test With a Laser Range Sensor. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021.11; ( PubMed, DOI )

  20. Kohtaro Eguchi, Kenya Kobayashi, Tomonari Takano, Akiko Ito, Azusa Sakai, Atsuo Ikeda, Yoshifumi Matsumoto, Go Omura, Fumihiko Matsumoto, Seiichi Yoshimoto. Carotid artery ligation via sternotomy as a palliative surgery: Case report of advanced intramediastinal malignant soft tissue tumor. Clin Case Rep. 2021.08; 9 (8): ( PubMed, DOI )

  21. Natsumi Saka, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Taiki Nozaki, Yoshinobu Watanabe, Keiichi Akita. Anatomic study of fibrous structures attached to the volar ulnar corner of the radius: implications in the volar rim fracture. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2021.07; 46 (6): 637-646. ( PubMed, DOI )

  22. Eiichiro Kagawa, Akimoto Nimura, Hisayo Nasu, Ryuichi Kato, Keiichi Akita. Fibrous Connection Between Cervical Nerve and Zygapophysial Joint and Implication of the Cervical Spondylotic Radiculopathy: An Anatomic Cadaveric Study. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2021.07; 46 (13): E704-E709. ( PubMed, DOI )

  23. Atsuhiro Tano, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Reiko Yamaguchi, Atsushi Okawa, Keiichi Akita. Anatomical Study of the Interosseous Ligament of the Tibiofibular Syndesmosis: An Analysis of Osseous Morphology and Attaching Interposing Structures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2021.05; 103 (10): 905-912. ( PubMed, DOI )

  24. Keiko Fukino, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Akimoto Nimura, Koh Miwa, Takashi Ono, Keiichi Akita. Anatomy of inferior end of palatopharyngeus: its contribution to upper esophageal sphincter opening. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2021.03; 278 (3): 749-754. ( PubMed, DOI )

  25. Yusuke Ueda, Akimoto Nimura, Keisuke Matsuki, Kumiko Yamaguchi, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Keiichi Akita. Morphology of the Undersurface of the Anterolateral Acromion and Its Relationship to Surrounding Structures. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021.01; 9 (1): 2325967120977485. ( PubMed, DOI )

  26. Saya Horiuchi, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Shiro Suzuki, Koji Fujita, Taiki Nozaki, Keiichi Akita. Anatomical relationship between the morphology of the styloid process of the ulna and the attachment of the radioulnar ligaments. J Anat. 2020.12; 237 (6): 1032-1039. ( PubMed, DOI )

  27. Nasu H, Nimura A, Yamaguchi K, Akita K. Morphology of the anterolateral ligament: a complex of fibrous tissues spread to the anterolateral aspect of the knee joint. Anatomical science international. 2020.09; 95 (4): 470-477. ( PubMed, DOI )

  28. Nasu Hisayo, Nimura Akimoto, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Akita Keiichi. 前外側靱帯の形態学 膝関節の前外側面に広がる線維組織複合体(Morphology of the anterolateral ligament: a complex of fibrous tissues spread to the anterolateral aspect of the knee joint) Anatomical Science International. 2020.09; 95 (4): 470-477. ( ichushi )

  29. Kuroiwa T, Nimura A, Takahashi Y, Sasaki T, Koyama T, Okawa A, Fujita K. Device Development for Detecting Thumb Opposition Impairment Using Carbon Nanotube-Based Strain Sensors Sensors (Basel). 2020.07; 20 (14): 3998. ( PubMed, DOI )

  30. Toru Sasaki, Koji Makino, Akimoto Nimura, Shiro Suzuki, Tomoyuki Kuroiwa, Takafumi Koyama, Atsushi Okawa, Hidetsugu Terada, Koji Fujita. Assessment of grip-motion characteristics in carpal tunnel syndrome patients using a novel finger grip dynamometer system. J Orthop Surg Res. 2020.07; 15 (1): 245. ( PubMed, DOI )

  31. Koji Fujita, Hirotaka Iijima, Ryo Eguchi, Tomoyuki Kuroiwa, Toru Sasaki, Yukihiro Yokoyama, Takafumi Koyama, Akimoto Nimura, Ryuichi Kato, Atsushi Okawa, Masaki Takahashi. Gait analysis of patients with distal radius fracture by using a novel laser Timed Up-and-Go system. Gait Posture. 2020.06; 80 223-227. ( PubMed, DOI )

  32. Shusaku Hosono, Koji Fujita, Akimoto Nimura, Keiichi Akita. Release of cervical muscular tension improved severe pruritus in moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis: A case series. JAAD Case Rep. 2020.06; 6 (6): 510-513. ( PubMed, DOI )

  33. Toru Sasaki, Shigenori Kawabata, Yuko Hoshino, Kensuke Sekihara, Yoshiaki Adachi, Miho Akaza, Isamu Ozaki, Koji Fujita, Akimoto Nimura, Toshitaka Yoshii, Yuki Miyano, Yuki Mitani, Taishi Watanabe, Shinji Sato, Sukchan Kim, Atsushi Okawa. Visualization of electrophysiological activity at the carpal tunnel area using magnetoneurography. Clin Neurophysiol. 2020.04; 131 (4): 951-957. ( PubMed, DOI )

  34. Kawabata A, Nimura A, Fujita K, Ishii S, Okawa A. Locking of the Distal Radioulnar Joint Caused by Dorsal Tear of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex A Case Report JBJS Case Connector. 2020.04; 10 (2): e0143. ( DOI )

  35. Hoshika S, Nimura A, Takahashi N, Sugaya H, Akita K. Valgus stability is enhanced by flexor digitorum superficialis muscle contraction of the index and middle fingers. J Orthop Surg Res. 2020.03; 15 (1): 121. ( PubMed, DOI )

  36. Hattori S, Nimura A, Koyama M, Tsutsumi M, Amaha K, Ohuchi H, Akita K. Dorsiflexion is more feasible than plantar flexion in ultrasound evaluation of the calcaneofibular ligament: a combination study of ultrasound and cadaver Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy. 2020.01; 28 (1): 262-269. ( DOI )

  37. Koji Fujita, Takuro Watanabe, Tomoyuki Kuroiwa, Toru Sasaki, Akimoto Nimura, Yuta Sugiura. A Tablet-Based App for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Screening: Diagnostic Case-Control Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019.09; 7 (9): e14172. ( PubMed, DOI )

  38. Tomoyuki Kuroiwa, Akimoto Nimura, Shiro Suzuki, Toru Sasaki, Atsushi Okawa, Koji Fujita. Measurement of thumb pronation and palmar abduction angles with a small motion sensor: a comparison with Kapandji scores. J Hand Surg Eur Vol. 2019.09; 44 (7): 728-733. ( PubMed, DOI )

  39. Tomoyuki Kuroiwa, Megumi Matsumoto, Ryuji Kato, Akimoto Nimura, Toshitaka Yoshii, Atsushi Okawa, Koji Fujita. Activation of cancer-related and mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling pathways in human mature osteoblasts isolated from patients with type 2 diabetes. Bone Rep. 2019.06; 10 100199. ( PubMed, DOI )

  40. Shota Hoshika, Akimoto Nimura, Reiko Yamaguchi, Hisayo Nasu, Kumiko Yamaguchi, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Keiichi Akita. Medial elbow anatomy: A paradigm shift for UCL injury prevention and management. Clin Anat. 2019.04; 32 (3): 379-389. ( PubMed, DOI )

  41. Koji Fujita, Kenji Kimori, Akimoto Nimura, Atsushi Okawa, Yoshikazu Ikuta. MRI analysis of carpal tunnel syndrome in hemodialysis patients versus non-hemodialysis patients: a multicenter case-control study. J Orthop Surg Res. 2019.03; 14 (1): 91. ( PubMed, DOI )

  42. Kuroiwa T, Fujita K, Nimura A, Miyamoto T, Sasaki T, Okawa A. A new method of measuring the thumb pronation and palmar abduction angles during opposition movement using a three-axis gyroscope. Journal of orthopaedic surgery and research. 2018.11; 13 (1): 288. ( PubMed, DOI )

  43. Yamaguchi R, Nimura A, Amaha K, Yamaguchi K, Segawa Y, Okawa A, Akita K. Anatomy of the Tarsal Canal and Sinus in Relation to the Subtalar Joint Capsule. Foot & ankle international. 2018.11; 39 (11): 1360-1369. ( PubMed, DOI )

  44. Tetsuya Sato, Akimoto Nimura, Reiko Yamaguchi, Koji Fujita, Atsushi Okawa, Keiichi Akita. Intramuscular Tendon of the Adductor Pollicis and Underlying Capsule of the Metacarpophalangeal Joint: An Anatomical Study With Possible Implications for the Stener Lesion. J Hand Surg Am. 2018.07; 43 (7): 682.e1-682.e8. ( PubMed, DOI )

  45. Haruhiko Shimura, Akimoto Nimura, Koji Fujita, Takashi Miyamoto. Mid-Term Functional Outcome after Volar Locking Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures in Elderly Patients. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. 2018.06; 23 (2): 238-242. ( PubMed, DOI )

  46. Momma D, Nimura A, Muro S, Fujishiro H, Miyamoto T, Funakoshi T, Mochizuki T, Iwasaki N, Akita K. Anatomic analysis of the whole articular capsule of the shoulder joint, with reference to the capsular attachment and thickness. Journal of experimental orthopaedics. 2018.06; 5 (1): 16. ( PubMed, DOI )

  47. Yugo Miura, Koji Fujita, Akimoto Nimura, Takashi Miyamoto, Yoshiaki Wakabayashi, Atsushi Okawa. Successful Reconstruction of a Traumatic Complete Femoral Nerve Rupture with a Sural Nerve Cable Graft: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2018.04; 8 (2): e24. ( PubMed, DOI )

  48. Tanaka M, Nimura A, Takahashi N, Mochizuki T, Kato R, Sugaya H, Akita K. Location and thickness of delaminated rotator cuff tears: cross-sectional analysis with surgery record review. JSES open access. 2018.03; 2 (1): 84-90. ( PubMed, DOI )

  49. Hisayo Nasu, Akimoto Nimura, Sara Sugiura, Hitomi Fujishiro, Hideyuki Koga, Keiichi Akita. An anatomic study on the attachment of the joint capsule to the tibia in the lateral side of the knee. Surg Radiol Anat. 2017.11; ( PubMed, DOI )

  50. Junichiro Hamada, Akimoto Nimura, Kunio Yoshizaki, Keiichi Akita. Anatomic study and electromyographic analysis of the teres minor muscle. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017.05; 26 (5): 870-877. ( PubMed, DOI )

  51. Fujishiro H, Tsukada S, Nakamura T, Nimura A, Mochizuki T, Akita K. Attachment area of fibres from the horns of lateral meniscus: anatomic study with special reference to the positional relationship of anterior cruciate ligament. Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA. 2017.02; 25 (2): 368-373. ( PubMed, DOI )

  52. Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Akimoto Nimura, Takashi Miyamoto, Hideyuki Koga, Keiichi Akita, Takeshi Muneta. Repair of Rotator Cuff Tear With Delamination: Independent Repairs of the Infraspinatus and Articular Capsule. Arthrosc Tech. 2016.10; 5 (5): e1129-e1134. ( PubMed, DOI )

  53. Masataka Nakazawa, Akimoto Nimura, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Masahiro Koizumi, Tatsuo Sato, Keiichi Akita. The Orientation and Variation of the Acromioclavicular Ligament: An Anatomic Study. Am J Sports Med. 2016.10; 44 (10): 2690-2695. ( PubMed, DOI )

  54. Haruhiko Shimura, Akimoto Nimura, Hisayo Nasu, Hitomi Fujishiro, Junya Imatani, Atsushi Okawa, Keiichi Akita. Joint capsule attachment to the coronoid process of the ulna: an anatomic study with implications regarding the type 1 fractures of the coronoid process of the O'Driscoll classification. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016.09; 25 (9): 1517-1522. ( PubMed, DOI )

  55. Taiki Nozaki, Akimoto Nimura, Hitomi Fujishiro, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Kumiko Yamaguchi, Ryuichi Kato, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Keiichi Akita. The anatomic relationship between the morphology of the greater tubercle of the humerus and the insertion of the infraspinatus tendon J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015; ( PubMed, DOI )

  56. Tamaki Tatsuya, Nimura Akimoto, Oinuma Kazuhiro, Shiratsuchi Hideaki, Iida Satoshi, Akita Keiichi. An anatomic study of the impressions on the greater trochanter:bony geometry indicates the alignment of the short external rotator muscles J Arthroplasty. 2014.12; 29 (12): 2473-2477. ( PubMed, DOI )

  57. Arai Ryuzo, Nimura Akimoto, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Yoshimura Hideya, Sugaya Hiroyuki ,Saji Takahiko, Matsuda Shuichi, Akita Keiichi. The anatomy of the coracohumeral ligament and its relation to the subscapularis muscle J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014.10; 23 (10): 1575-1581. ( PubMed, DOI )

  58. Satoru Muro, Kumiko Yamaguchi, Yasuo Nakajima, Kentaro Watanabe, Masayo Harada, Akimoto Nimura, Keiichi Akita. Dynamic intersection of the longitudinal muscle and external anal sphincter in the layered structure of the anal canal posterior wall Surg Radiol Anat. 2014.08; 36 (6): 551-559. ( PubMed, DOI )

  59. Hisayo Nasu, Akimoto Nimura, Kumiko Yamaguchi, Keiichi Akita. Distribution of the axillary nerve to the subacromial bursa and the area around the long head of the biceps tendon 2014.06;

  60. Tasaki Atsushi, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Kato Ryuichi, Sugaya Hiroyuki, Akita Keiichi. Anatomic observation of the running space of the suprascapular nerve at the suprascapular notch in the same direction as the nerve Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014.06; ( PubMed, DOI )

  61. Tsukada Sachiyuki, Fujishiro Hitomi, Watanabe Kentaro, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Mahakkanukrauh Pasuk , Yasuda Kazunori, Akita Keiichi. Anatomic variations of the lateral intercondylar ridge: relationship to the anterior margin of the anterior cruciate ligament Am J Sports Med. 2014.05; 42 (5): 1110-1117. ( PubMed, DOI )

  62. Haruhiko Shimura, Yoshiaki Wakabayashi, Akimoto Nimura. A novel closed reduction with extension block and flexion block using Kirschner wires and microscrew fixation for mallet fractures. J Orthop Sci. 2014.03; 19 (2): 308-312. ( PubMed, DOI )

  63. Nimura Akimoto, Fujishiro Hitomi, Wakabayashi Yoshiaki, Imatani Junya, Sugaya Hiroyuki, Akita Keiichi. Joint capsule attachment to the extensor carpi radialis brevis origin:an anatomical study with possible implications regarding the etiology of lateral epicondylitis J Hand Surg Am. 2014.02; 39 (2): 219-225. ( PubMed, DOI )

  64. Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Hitomi Fujishiro, Akimoto Nimura, Pasuk Mahakkanukrauh, Kazunori Yasuda, Takeshi Muneta, Keiichi Akita. Anatomic and histologic analysis of the mid-substance and fan-like extension fibres of the anterior cruciate ligament during knee motion, with special reference to the femoral attachment. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014.02; 22 (2): 336-344. ( PubMed, DOI )

  65. Tasaki Atsushi, Nimura Akimoto, Nozaki Taiki, Yamakawa Akira, Niitsu Mamoru, Morita Wataru, Hoshikawa Yoshimitsu, Akita Keiichi . Quantitative and qualitative analyses of subacromial impingement by kinematic open MRI. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014.02; ( PubMed, DOI )

  66. Yoshihiro Hagiwara, Kenji Kanazawa, Akira Ando, Akimoto Nimura, Takashi Watanabe, Kazuhiro Majima, Keiichi Akita, Eiji Itoi. Blood flow changes of the anterior humeral circumflex artery decrease with the scapula in internal rotation. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2014.01; ( PubMed, DOI )

  67. Hatsushika Daisuke, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Muneta Takeshi, Akita Keiichi. Attachments of separate small bundles of human posterior cruciate ligament: an anatomic study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013.05; 21 (5): 998-1004. ( PubMed, DOI )

  68. Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Nimura Akimoto, Tateishi Tomohiko, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Muneta Takeshi, Akita Keiichi. Anatomic study of the attachment of the medial patellofemoral ligament and its characteristic relationships to the vastus intermedius. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2013.02; 21 (2): 305-310. ( PubMed, DOI )

  69. Nimura Akimoto, Akita Keiichi. Reply to: "The superior capsule of the shoulder joint complements the insertion of the rotator cuff". J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013.02; 22 (2): e20-e21. ( PubMed, DOI )

  70. Sato Kengo, Nimura Akimoto, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Akita Keiichi. Anatomical study of the proximal origin of hamstring muscles. J Orthop Sci. 2012.09; 17 (5): 614-618. ( PubMed, DOI )

  71. Nimura Akimoto, Kato Atsuo, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Okawa Atsushi, Sugaya Hiroyuki, Akita Keiichi. The superior capsule of the shoulder joint complements the insertion of the rotator cuff. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2012.07; 21 (7): 867-872. ( PubMed, DOI )

  72. Kato Atsuo, Nimura Akimoto, Yamaguchi Kumiko, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Sugaya Hiroyuki, Akita Keiichi. An anatomical study of the transverse part of the infraspinatus muscle that is closely related with the supraspinatus muscle. Surg Radiol Anat. 2012.04; 34 (3): 257-265. ( PubMed, DOI )

  73. Nakazawa Masataka, Koizumi Masahiro, Nimura Akimoto, Sato Tatsuo, Akita Keiichi. Functional aspects of the coracoclavicular space. Surg Radiol Anat. 2011.12; 33 (10): 913-918. ( PubMed, DOI )

  74. Nimura Akimoto, Nakagawa Teruhiko, Wakabayashi Yoshiaki, Sekiya Ichiro, Okawa Atsushi, Muneta Takeshi. Repair of olecranon fractures using fiberWire without metallic implants: report of two cases. J Orthop Surg Res. 2010; 5 73. ( PubMed, DOI )

  75. Nimura Akimoto, Muneta Takeshi, Otabe Koji, Koga Hideyuki, Ju Young-Jin, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Suzuki Koji, Sekiya Ichiro. Analysis of human synovial and bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells in relation to heat-inactivation of autologous and fetal bovine serums. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2010; 11 208. ( PubMed, DOI )

  76. Segawa Yuko, Muneta Takeshi, Makino Hatsune, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Ju Young-Jin, Ezura Yoichi, Umezawa Akihiro, Sekiya Ichiro. Mesenchymal stem cells derived from synovium, meniscus, anterior cruciate ligament, and articular chondrocytes share similar gene expression profiles. J Orthop Res. 2009.04; 27 (4): 435-441. ( PubMed, DOI )

  77. Arai Ryuzo, Sugaya Hiroyuki, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Nimura Akimoto, Moriishi Joji, Akita Keiichi. Subscapularis tendon tear: an anatomic and clinical investigation. Arthroscopy. 2008.09; 24 (9): 997-1004. ( PubMed, DOI )

  78. Koga Hideyuki, Muneta Takeshi, Nagase Tsuyoshi, Nimura Akimoto, Ju Young-Jin, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Comparison of mesenchymal tissues-derived stem cells for in vivo chondrogenesis: suitable conditions for cell therapy of cartilage defects in rabbit. Cell Tissue Res. 2008.08; 333 (2): 207-215. ( PubMed, DOI )

  79. Nagase Tsuyoshi, Muneta Takeshi, Ju Young-Jin, Hara Kenji, Morito Toshiyuki, Koga Hideyuki, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Analysis of the chondrogenic potential of human synovial stem cells according to harvest site and culture parameters in knees with medial compartment osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2008.05; 58 (5): 1389-1398. ( PubMed, DOI )

  80. Mizuno Keisuke, Muneta Takeshi, Morito Toshiyuki, Ichinose Shizuko, Koga Hideyuki, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Exogenous synovial stem cells adhere to defect of meniscus and differentiate into cartilage cells. J Med Dent Sci. 2008.03; 55 (1): 101-111. ( PubMed )

  81. Nimura Akimoto, Muneta Takeshi, Koga Hideyuki, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Suzuki Koji, Makino Hatsune, Umezawa Akihiro, Sekiya Ichiro. Increased proliferation of human synovial mesenchymal stem cells with autologous human serum: comparisons with bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells and with fetal bovine serum. Arthritis Rheum. 2008.02; 58 (2): 501-510. ( PubMed, DOI )

  82. Tang Tao, Muneta Takeshi, Ju Young-Jin, Nimura Akimoto, Miyazaki Kyosuke, Masuda Hiroyuki, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Serum keratan sulfate transiently increases in the early stage of osteoarthritis during strenuous running of rats: protective effect of intraarticular hyaluronan injection. Arthritis Res Ther. 2008; 10 (1): R13. ( PubMed, DOI )

  83. Koga Hideyuki, Shimaya Masayuki, Muneta Takeshi, Nimura Akimoto, Morito Toshiyuki, Hayashi Masaya, Suzuki Shiro, Ju Young-Jin, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Local adherent technique for transplanting mesenchymal stem cells as a potential treatment of cartilage defect. Arthritis Res Ther. 2008; 10 (4): R84. ( PubMed, DOI )

  84. Yokoyama Akiko, Muneta Takeshi, Nimura Akimoto, Koga Hideyuki, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Hata Yuiro, Sekiya Ichiro. FGF2 and dexamethasone increase the production of hyaluronan in two-dimensional culture of elastic cartilage-derived cells: in vitro analyses and in vivo cartilage formation. Cell Tissue Res. 2007.09; 329 (3): 469-478. ( PubMed, DOI )

  85. Muneta Takeshi, Koga Hideyuki, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Ju Young-Jin, Hara Kenji, Nimura Akimoto, Yagishita Kazuyoshi, Sekiya Ichiro. A prospective randomized study of 4-strand semitendinosus tendon anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction comparing single-bundle and double-bundle techniques. Arthroscopy. 2007.06; 23 (6): 618-628. ( PubMed, DOI )

  86. Yoshimura Hideya, Muneta Takeshi, Nimura Akimoto, Yokoyama Akiko, Koga Hideyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Comparison of rat mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone marrow, synovium, periosteum, adipose tissue, and muscle. Cell Tissue Res. 2007.03; 327 (3): 449-462. ( PubMed, DOI )

  87. Koga Hideyuki, Muneta Takeshi, Ju Young-Jin, Nagase Tsuyoshi, Nimura Akimoto, Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Ichinose Shizuko, von der Mark Klaus, Sekiya Ichiro. Synovial stem cells are regionally specified according to local microenvironments after implantation for cartilage regeneration. Stem Cells. 2007.03; 25 (3): 689-696. ( PubMed, DOI )

  88. Mochizuki Tomoyuki, Muneta Takeshi, Sakaguchi Yusuke, Nimura Akimoto, Yokoyama Akiko, Koga Hideyuki, Sekiya Ichiro. Higher chondrogenic potential of fibrous synovium- and adipose synovium-derived cells compared with subcutaneous fat-derived cells: distinguishing properties of mesenchymal stem cells in humans. Arthritis Rheum. 2006.03; 54 (3): 843-853. ( PubMed, DOI )

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Books etc 【 display / non-display

  1. Akimoto Nimura, Keiichi Akita, Hiroyuki Sugaya. DISORDERS OF THE ROTATOR CUFF AND BICEPS TENDON. ELSEVIER, 2019.10 Clinical Anatomy of the Rotator Cuff (ISBN : 978-0-323-28784-5)

  2. Keiichi Akita, Akimoto Nimura. Bergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation. Wiley, 2016 Arm Muscles, Forearm Muscles (ISBN : 978-1-1184-30354)

  3. Akimoto Nimura, Hisayo Nasu, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Keiichi Akita. Advances in Shoulder Surgery. Springer, 2016 Anatomy (ISBN : 978-4-431-55986-3)

  4. Akimoto Nimura,Keiichi Akita,Hiroyuki Sugaya. Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder. Springer, 2015 Brachial Plexus (ISBN : 978-3-662-45719-1)

  5. Akimoto Nimura,Keiichi Akita,Hiroyuki Sugaya. Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder. Springer, 2015 Rotator Cuff (ISBN : 978-3-662-45718-4)

Conference Activities & Talks 【 display / non-display

  1. Nimura A, Fukai A. What is the lateral ulnar collateral ligament?; an anatomical study. 15th International congress on shoulder and elbow surgery 2023.09.06 Roma, Italy

  2. Akimoto Nimura. Reconsideration of anatomy in the lateral part of elbow joint; what are LCL and LUCL?. 7th FIPAR webinar 2023.02.01 Web

  3. Akimoto Nimura. Anatomical knowledge in relation to acromioclavicular joint dislocation. 49th Annual meeting of Japan shoulder society 2022.10.07 Yokohama, Kanagawa

  4. Tsutsumi M, Yamaguchi I, Nimura A, Utsunomiya H, Akita K, Kudo S. Anatomical characteristics of the hip flexion abduction external rotation (FABER) position using magnetic resonance imaging . The XX Congress of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomist (IFAA) 2022.08.06 Web

  5. Suthasinee Tharnmanularp, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Mio Norose, Sachiyuki Tsukada, Keiichi Akita. Medial patellofemoral ligament is a part of the vastus medialis obliquus and vastus intermedius aponeuroses attaching to the medial epicondyle. JOSKAS-JOSSM 2022 2022.06.18

  6. Suthasinee Tharnmanularp, Akimoto Nimura, Masahiro Tsutsumi, and Keiichi Akita. An Anatomical Study Regarding the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament in Terms of Bone Morphology and Attaching Aponeurotic Structures. 16th Congress of the European Association of Clinical Anatomy (EACA) and XII Meeting of the International Symposium of Clinical and Applied Anatomy (ISCAA) 2021.09.16

  7. Masahiro Tsutsumi, Akimoto Nimura, Hajime Utsunomiya, Keiichi Akita. Morphological changes of the joint capsule during hip movement in relation to the zona orbicularis.. 16th Congress of the European Association of Clinical Anatomy (EACA) and Ⅻ Meeting of the International Symposium of Clinical and Applied Anatomy (ISCAA) 2021.09.15

  8. Rintaro Yamamoto, Mizuki Izumida, Tohma Sakuraya, Kenji Emura, Takamitsu Arakawa, Akimoto Nimura, Keiichi Akita. The fibrous arrangement of flexor carpi ulnaris tendon at Guyon's canal. 16th Congress of the European Association of Clinical Anatomy (EACA) and Ⅻ Meeting of the International Symposium of Clinical and Applied Anatomy (ISCAA) 2021.09.15 Web

  9. Akimoto Nimura, Saya Horiuchi, Masahiro Tsutsumi, Keiichi Akita. Anatomical study regarding radioulnar ligament attachment to the styloid process of the ulna. 19th ESSKA(European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)CONGRESS VIRTUAL 2021.05.11 Web

  10. Akimoto Nimura. Shoulder Anatomy. 2nd Asia-Pacific Shoulder and Elbow Symposium 2019.11.30 Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

  11. Nimura Akimoto, Akita Keiichi. Anatomy based on the common pathologies around the elbow joint. 4th Asian Association of Clinical Anatomists 2018.10.28 Busan, Korea

  12. Masahiro Tsutsumi, Akimoto Nimura, Keiichi Akita. Morphological analysis of gluteus medius tendon and its insertion sites. 35th Annual meeting of American Association of Clinical Anatomy 2018.07.11 Atlanta,USA

  13. Akimoto Nimura, Shota Hoshika, Rerika Yamaguchi, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Keiichi Akita. Reconsideration of the anatomy regarding the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in terms of the tendinous fascia. The 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2018.03.07 New Orleans, USA

  14. Akimoto Nimura, Shota Hoshika, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Keiichi Akita. Anatomy of medial ligament complex in elbow. 1st AP Shoulder and Elbow Symposium 2017.10.08 Tokyo, Japan

  15. Akimoto Nimura, Tetsuya Sato, Reiko Yamaguchi, Koji Fujita, Takashi Miyamoto, Keiichi Akita. Intramuscular tendons of the adductor pollicis and the thumb metacarpophalangeal joint capsule: an anatomic study with implications regarding Stener lesion. Eurohand 2017 2017.06.21 Budapest, Hungary

  16. Daisuke Momma, Akimoto Nimura, Tadanao Funakoshi, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Keiichi Akita, Norimasa Iwasaki. Anatomical Analysis of the Whole Articular Capsule from the Glenoid and the Humeral Attachment. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017 Annual Meeting 2017.03.19 San Diego, USA

  17. Mari Uomizu, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Toshiyuki Ohara, Junpei Matsuda, Nobutaka Ozeki, Kunikazu Tsuji, Akimoto Nimura, Takashi Miyamoto, Masafumi Goto, Ichiro Sekiya, Takeshi Muneta. Synovium-derived MSCs promote the restoration of tensile strength of the rotator cuff tendon after repair in a rat model. Orthopaedic Research Society 2017 Annual Meeting 2017.03.19 San Diego, USA

  18. 望月 智之、二村 昭元、宮本 崇、日山 鐘浩、吉村 英哉. ラグビー選手における鏡視下バンカート法の長期成績. 第43回日本肩関節学会 2016.10.21

  19. Mari Uomizu, H. Yoshimura, A. Nimura, T. Miyamoto, T. Mochizuki. Return to Sports Activity after Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair on the Middle-aged and Senior Patients. The 13th International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2016.05.18 Korea

  20. Daisuke Momma, Akimoto Nimura, Tadanao Funakoshi, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Keiichi Akita, Norimasa Iwasaki. Anatomical Analysis of the Articular Capsule based on the Widths between the Footprints. The 13th International Congress of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2016.05.17 Jeju, Korea

  21. Fujishiro H, Tsukada S, Nimura A, Akita K. An anatomic study of spatial relationships between the anterior cruciate ligament and the lateral meniscus. 11th Australian & New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomy 2014.12.03

  22. Ban D, Akita K, Ueda H, Ooba A, Nimura A, Yamaguchi K, Nasu H, Matsumura S, Aihara A, Irie T, Ochiai T, Kudo A, Tanaka S, Tanabe M. Anatomy of Mesopancreas and Pancreatic uncus. The 2nd congress of Asian association of clinical anatomy and the 18th congress of Japanese research society of clinical anatomy 2014.11.08

  23. Fujishiro H, Tsukada S, Nakamura T, Nimura A, Akita K. Anatomic relationship between lateral meniscus and anterior cruciate ligament. The 2nd congress of Asian association of clinical anatomy and the 18th congress of Japanese research society of clinical anatomy 2014.11.08

  24. Nakazawa M, Nimura A, Koizumi M, Sato T, Akita K. Posterior bundle of the acromioclavicular ligament plays a role in joint stabilization. The 2nd congress of Asian association of clinical anatomy and the 18th congress of Japanese research society of clinical anatomy 2014.11.08

  25. Tamaki T, Oinuma K, Shiratsuchi H, Nimura A, Akita K. The attachments of the short external rotator tendons can be visualized using preoperative 3D-CT. The 2nd congress of Asian association of clinical anatomy and the 18th congress of Japanese research society of clinical anatomy 2014.11.08

  26. Tanaka M, Nimura A, Kawai N, Mochizuki T, Takahashi N, Sugaya H, Akita K. Arthroscopic Evaluation of Delaminated Rotator Cuff Tears:A Morphological Analysis. The 2nd congress of Asian association of clinical anatomy and the 18th congress of Japanese research society of clinical anatomy 2014.11.08

  27. Tanaka M, Nimura A, Sugaya H, Akita K. “Arthroscopic Evaluation of Delaminated Rotator Cuff Tears:A Morphological Analysis”. Academic Congress of the Asian Shoulder Association 2014.11

  28. Tsukada S, Fujishiro H, Watanabe K, Nimura A, Mochizuki T, Mahakkanukrauh P, Yasuda K, Akita K. The lateral intercondlylar ridge: Anatomic variations and relationship to the anterior margin of the anterior cruciate ligament. 16th European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy Congress 2014.05.14

  29. Akimoto Nimura, Taiki Nozaki, Tomoyuki Mochizuki, Keiichi Akita. Anatomic relationship between lateral impression of greater tuberosity of humerus and insertion of infraspinatus tendon. 16th European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy Congress 2014.05.13 Amsterdam, Netherland

  30. Tanaka M, Nimura A, Sugaya H, Akita K. Arthroscopic Evaluation of Delaminated Rotator Cuff Tears:A Morphological Analysis. European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy 2014.05

  31. Nimura A, Mochizuki T, Fujishiro H, Imatani J, Sugaya H, Muneta T, Akita K. Initiation Of Tennis Elbow; Anatomic Findings Of Origin Of Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis And Joint Capsule. the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2014.03.11 New Orleans, LO, USA

  32. Nimura A, Akita K. Lateral Epicondylitis Originates At The Anterior Side Of The Articular Capsule Underlying The Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis. the Orthpaedic Research Society 2014.03

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