@Publications in Journals and Text Books

Sports Medicine

Effects of medetomidine constant rate infusion on sevoflurane requirement, cardiopulmonary function, and recovery quality in Thoroughbred racehorses undergoing arthroscopic surgery. (Tokushige H), Ohta M, Okano A, Kuroda T, (Kakizaki M), Ode H, (Aoki M, Wakuno A, Kawasaki K),J. Equine Vet. Sci. 35, 83-87, 2015.

Effects of aluminum hinged shoes on the structure of contracted feet in Thoroughbred yearlings. (Tanaka K), Hiraga A, Takahashi T, Kuwano A, (Morrison SE), J. Equine Sci. 26, 67-71, 2015.

Population doubling level-dependent change of secreted glycosaminoglycan in equine bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells. (Sasao T, Fukuda Y, Yoshida S,
Miyabara S), Kasashima Y, Kuwano A, (Arai K),J. Equine Sci. 26, 73-80, 2015.

A study on the distribution of color Doppler flows in superficial digital flexor tendon of young Thoroughbreds during training periods. (Hatazoe T, Endo Y, Iwamoto Y, Korosue K), Kuroda T, (Inoue S, Murata D, Hobo S, Misumi K),J. Equine Sci. 26, 99-104, 2015.

Effects of pre-shipping marbofloxacin administration on fever and blood properties in healthy Thoroughbreds transported a long distance. (Endo Y, Tsuchiya T, Omura T, Nakai K, Korosue K, Ishimaru M), Ishikawa Y, (Hobo S),J. Vet. Med. Sci. 77, 75-79, 2015.

History of research in Japan on electrocardiography in the racehorse. Hiraga A, (Sugano S), J. Equine Sci. 26, 1-13, 2015.

Effects of daily astaxanthin and L-carnitine supplementation for exercise-induced muscle damage in training Thoroughbred horses. Sato F, (Omura T, Ishimaru M, Endo Y), Murase H, (Yamashita E), J.Equine Vet. Sci. 35, 836-842, 2015.

The cross-sectional area changes in digital flexor tendons and suspensory ligament in foals by ultrasonographic examination. (Korosue K, Endo E), Murase H, (Ishimaru M, Nambo Y), Sato F, Equine Vet. J. 47, 548-552, 2015.

Experimental investigation of bone mineral density in Thoroughbreds using quantitative computed tomography. (Yamada K), Sato F, (Higuchi T, Nishihara K, Kayano M, Sasaki N, Nambo Y), J. Equine Sci. 26, 81-87, 2015.

Does acupuncture acutely affect heart rate variability in horses? (Jeune S. S. L., Williams C. A., Pypendop B. H.), Ohmura H., (Jones J. H.) J. Equine Vet. Sci. 34, 1084-1090, 2014.

Effect of treadmill exercise and hydrogen-rich water intake on serum oxidative and anti-oxidative metabolites in serum of Thoroughbred horses. Tsubone H., Hanafusa M., Endo M., Manabe N., Hiraga A., Ohmura H., Aida H. J.Equine Sci. 24(1), 1-8, 2013.

Tenascin-C expression in equine tendon-derived cells during proliferation and migration. Nemoto M., Kizaki K., Yamamoto Y., Oonuma T., Hashizume K. J.Equine Sci. 24(2), 17-24, 2013.

Serum zinc levels and their relationship with diseases in racehorses. Murase H., Sakai S., Kusano K., Hobo S., Nambo Y. J.Vet.Med.Sci. 75(1), 37-41, 2013.

Efficacy of omeprazole paste in the prevention of gastric ulcers in 2 years old thoroughbreds. Endo Y., Tsuchiya T., Sato F., Murase H., Omura T., Korosue K., Nambo Y., Ishimaru M.,Wakui Y J.Vet.Med.Sci 74(8), 1079-1081, 2012.

Sudden death in racing Thoroughbred horses: An international multicentre study of post mortem findings. Lyle C H, Uzal F A, McGorum B C, Aida H, Blissitt K J, Case J T, Charles J T, Gardner I, Horadagoda N, Kusano K, Lam K, Pack J D, Parkin T D, Slocombe R F, Stewart B D, Borden L A. Equine Vet J. 43(3), 324-331, 2011.

Mortierella wolfii keratomycosis in a horse. Wada S, Ode H, Hobo S, Niwa H, Katayama Y, Takatori K. Vet. Ophthalmology 14(4), 267-270, 2011.

Injury induces a change in the functional characteristics of cells recovered from equine tendon. Kihara R, Kasashima Y, Arai K, Miyamoto Y. J. Equine Sci. 22(3), 57-60, 2011.

Optimisation of bone marrow aspiration from the equine sternum for the same recovery mesenchymal stem cells. Kasashima Y, Ueno T, Tomita A, Goodship A E, Smith K K W. Equine Vet. J. 43(3), 288-294, 2011.

Cell-based therpies for tendon and ligament injuries. Alvers A G L, Stewart A A, Dudhia J, Kasashima Y, Goodship A E, Smith K K W. Vet. Clin. Equine 27, 315-333,2011.

Ulcerative keratitis in thoroughbred racehorses in Japan from 1997 to 2008. Wada S, Hobo S, Niwa H. Veterinary Ophthalmology. 13, 99-105, 2010.

Detection of treponemes in canker lesions of horses by 16S rRNA clonal sequencing analysis. Moe KK, Yano T, Kuwano A, Sasaki S, Misawa N. J. Vet. Med. Sci. 72, 235-239, 2010.

The lamellar wedge. Collins SN, van Eps AW, Pollitt CC, Kuwano A. Vet. Clin. Equine. 26, 179-195, 2010.

Pathology of lethal peripartum broad ligament haematoma in 31 Thoroughbred mares. Ueno T, Nambo Y, Tajima Y, Umemura T. Equine Vet. J. 42, 529-533, 2010.

Heel movement in horses: comparison between glued and nailed horse shoes at different speeds. Yoshihara E, Takahashi T, Otsuka N, Isayama T, Tomiyama T, Hiraga A, Wada S. Equine Vet. J. 42 (Suppl. 38), 431-435, 2010.

Relationships between myonuclear domain size and fibre properties in the muscles of Thoughbred horses. Kawai M, Kuwano A, Hiraga A, Miyata H. Equine Vet. J. 42 (Suppl. 38), 311-316, 2010.

Survey of the occurrence of equine deep digital flexor tendon contraction (clubfoot) in the main Thoroughbred breeding area in Japan. Tanaka K, Asai Y, Kuwano A. J. Equine Sci. 20, 15-17, 2009.

Effects of ammonia and hydrogen sulfide on physical and biochemical properties of the claw horn of Holstein cows. Higuchi H, Kurumado H, Mori M, Degawa A, Fujisawa H, Kuwano A, Nagahata H. Can. J. Vet. Res. 73, 15-20, 2009.

Characteristic of inflammatory airway disease in Japanese Thoroughbred racehorses. Kusano K, Ishikawa Y, Seki K, Kusunose R. J. Equine Sci. 19(2), 25-29, 2008.

Can exercise modulate the maturation of functionally different immature tendons in the horse? Kasashima Y, Takahashi T, Birch H L, Smith R K W, Goodship A E.
J. Appl. Physiol. 104, 416-422, 2008.

Type VII and XVII collagen mRNA expressions in regenerated epidermal laminae in chronie equine laminitis. Kuwano A, Hasegawa T, Arai K. J. Equine Sci. 19(4), 103-107, 2008.

Estimation of heritability for superficial digital flexor tendon injury by gibbs sampling in the Thoroughbred racehorse. Oki H, Miyake T, Kasashima Y, Sasaki Y. J. Anim. Breed. Genet. 125(6), 413-416, 2008.

Effect of low-dose human interferon-alpha on shipping fever of racing thoroughbreds. Akai M, Hobo S, Wada S. J. Equine Sci. 19(4), 91-95, 2008.

Tracheal endscopic and cytological findings and blood examination results in thoroughbred racehorses suspected to have lower respiratory tract disease. Kusano K, Hobo S, Ode H, Ishikawa Y. J. Equine. Sci. 19(4), 97-102, 2008.

Identification of equine subclinical lameness induced by pressure to the sole of fore- or hind limb. Orito K, Kurozumi S, Ishii I, Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Matsuda H. J Equine Vet Sci. 27(10), 429-434, 2007.

Frequency of epistaxis associated with exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage(EIPH) in Japan and research on the aetiology of EIPH. Hiraga A. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians. 301-302,2007.

Detection of an isoform of 1-antitrypsin in serum samples from foals with gastric ulcers. Taharaguchi S, Nagano A, Okai K, Miyasho T, Kuwano A, Taniyama H, Yokota H. Vet Rec. 161: 338-342, 2007.

Active expression of matrix metalloproteinase-13 mRNA in the granulation tissue of equine superficial digital flexor tendonitis.
Nomura M, Hosaka Y, Kasashima Y, Ueda H, Takehana K, Kuwano A, Arai K. J Vet Med Sci. 69(9), 637-639, 2007.

Frequency spectral ebaluation about hemoglobin kinetics of pedal circulation attend to laminar layer with near infrared spectroscopy in sound horse.Sasaki O, Kuwano A, Sasaki N, Yoshihara T, Hara S. J Equine Sci. 18(4), 137-144, 2007.

Mesenteric arterionecrosis in natural and experimental equine endotoxaemia. Oikawa M, Masawa N, Yoshikawa H. J comp Path. 134, 51-59, 2006.

Effect of laryngeal hemiplegia of thoroughbred racehorses on racing performance and the usefulness of laryngoplasty performed on horses with laryngeal hemiplegia. Kukuta A, Hobo S, Takizawa Y, Kawasaki Y. J Equine Sci. 17(2) 27-32, 2006.

Usefullness of plasma fibrinogen concentration measurement in diagnosis of respiratory disorders in thoroughbred racehorses. Takizawa Y, Hobo S. J Equine Sci. 17(2),33-37, 2006.

Effects of orientation, intermittent rest and vehicle cleaning during transport on development of transport-related respiratory diseases in horses. Oikawa M, Hobo S, Oyamada T, Yoshikawa H. J. Com Path. 132,153-168, 2005.

Fractures sustained by racehorses in Japan during flat racing with special reference to track condition and racing time. Oikawa M, Kusunose R. Vet J. 170, 369-374, 2005.

Unilateral basement membrane zone alteration of the regenerated laminar region in equine chronic laminitis. Kuwano A, Ueno T, Katayama Y, Nishiyama T, Arai K. J Vet Med Sci. 67(7), 685-691, 2005.

Pathological finding of the skeletal muscles in a racehorse presenting with malignat hyperthermia-like symptoms after halothane anesthesia. Uno T, Oikawa M, Kuwano A, Kasashima Y, Ishida N. J. Equine Sci. 16(3), 73-77, 2005.

Quantities and types of ceramides and their relationships to physical properties of the horn covering the claws of a clinically normal cows and cows with subclinical laminitis. Higuchi H, Nakamura M, Kuwano A, Kasamatsu M, Nagahata H. Can J Vet Res. 69, 155-158, 2005.

Chanages in the heart rate and plasma epinephirine and norepinepherine concentrations of the stallions during copulation. Terada M, Momozawa Y, Komano M, Kusunose R, Sato F, Saito T. R. Reproduct. Med. Biol. 4, 143-147, 2005.

Development and use of two-site sandwich ELISA for determination of surfactant protein A in serum of horses. Hobo S, Yoshihara T. J Equine Sci. 15(2), 31-36, 2004.

Arterionecrosis of the equine mesentery in naturally occurring endotoxaemia. Oikawa M, Ueno T, Yoshikawa H. J Comp Path. 130, 75-79, 2004.

Non-functional C-cell adenoma in aged horses. Ueki H, Kowatari Y, Oyamada T, Oikawa M, Yoshikawa H. J Com Path. 131, 157-165, 2004.

Effects of orientation, intermittent rest and vehicle cleaning on development of transport-assosiated respiratpory disease in horses. Oikawa M, Hobo S, Yoshihara T, Kuwamoto A, Takagi S. Proc Second Int Con Trans Horses, UK, 12-13 July 2003, Abstracts, Vet J. 168, 201, 2004.

Some aspects of the stress responses to road transport in Thoroughbred horses with special reference to shipping fever. Oikawa M, Takagi S, Yashiki K. J Equine Sci. 15(4), 99-102, 2004.

Association between race history and risk of superficial digital flexor tendon injury in Thoroughbred racehorses. Takahashi T, Kasashima Y, Ueno Y. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 225(1), 90-93, 2004.

Propofol-ketamine anesthesia for internal fixation of fractures in racehorses. Ohta M, Oku K, Mukai K, Akiyama K, Mizuno Y. J Vet Med Sci. 66(11), 1433-1436, 2004.

Prevalence of superficial digital flexor tendonitis and suspensory desmitis in Japanese Thoroughbred flat racehorses in 1999. Kasashima Y, Takahashi T, Smith RKW, Goodship AE, Kuwano A, Ueno T, Hirano S. Equine Vet J. 36(4), 346-350, 2004.

Study of chromogranin A as a stress index in horses. Sato F. Jpn J Vet Res. 42(1), 2004.

Equine pyoderma associated with malnutrition and unhygienic conditions due to neglect in a herd. Inokuma H, Kanaya N, Fujii K, Anzai T, Maeda K, Okuda M, Onishi T. J Vet. Med. Sci. 65(4), 527-529, 2003.

A case study of laminitis in racehorses: Recovery from prolapse of the solar corium.Tanaka K, Onishi T, Hirano S. J Equine Sci. 13(1), 1-7, 2002.

Intestinal spirochetosis in a 21-month-old Thoroughbred colt. Shibahara T, Kuwano A, Ueno T, Anzai T, Kuwamoto Y, Sato H, Maeda T, Ishikawa Y, Kadota K. J Vet Med Sci. 64(7), 633-636, 2002.

A gross and histopathological study of an ectopic white line development in equine laminitis. Kuwano A, Katayama Y, Kasashima Y, Okada K, Reilly JD. J Vet Med Sci. 64(10), 893-900, 2002.

Horse lumbrical muscleFPossible structural and functional reorganization in regressive muscle. Klomkleaw W, Kasashima Y, Fuller GA, Kobayashi A, Yoshihara T, Oikawa M-A, Izumisawa Y, Yamaguchi M. Anat Histol Embryol. 31, 85-98, 2002.

Magnetic resonance imaging application to live horse for diagnosis of tendonitis. Kasashima Y, Kuwano A, Katayama Y, Taura Y, Yoshihara T. J Vet Med Sci. 64(7), 577-582, 2002.

An outbreak of stringhalt resembling Australian stringhalt in Japan. Takahashi T, Kitamura M, Endo Y, Eto D, Aoki O, Kusunose R, Yoshihara T, Kai M. J Equine Sci. 13 (3), 93-100, 2002.

Exercise-induced tendon hypertrophy: Cross-sectional area changes during growth are influenced by exercise. Kasashima Y, Smith RKW, Birch HL, Takahashi T, Kusano K, Goodship AE. Equine Vet J. Suppl 34, 264-268, 2002.

TGF-_ alters collagen XII and XIV mRNA levels in cultured equine tenocytes. Arai K, Kasashima Y, Kobayashi A, Kuwano A, Yoshihara T. Matrix Biol. 21, 243-250, 2002.

Effect of beta-aminopropionitrile and hyaluronic acid on repair of collagenase-induced injury of the rabbit Achilles tendon. Yamamoto E, Hata D, Kobayashi A, Ueda H, Tangkawattana P, Oikawa M, Takehana K. J Comp Path. 126, 161-170, 2002.

The Japanese experience with tendinitis in racehorses. Oikawa M, Kasashima Y. J Equine Sci. 13 (2), 41-56, 2002.

Determination of nitrotyrosine by HPLC-ECD and its application. Ishida N, Hasegawa T, Mukai K, Watanabe M, Nishino H. J Vet Med Sci. 64 (5), 401-404, 2002.

Distribution of thyroid gland C cells at fractures in Thoroughbred racehorses. Yoshikawa H, Oishi H, Ueki H, Muranaka M, Oyamada T, Yoshikawa T. J Equine Sci. 13,(1), 9-17, 2002.

The Influence of exercise intensity on bucked shin complex in horses. Katayama Y, Ishida N, Kaneko M, Yamaoka S, Oikawa M. J Equine Sci. 12(4), 139-143, 2001.

Morphology of the nerve endings in laryngeal mucosa of the horse. Yamamoto Y, Atoji Y, Hobo S, Yoshihara Y, Suzuki Y. Equine vet J. 33(2), 150-158, 2001.

Horse identification system using biometrics. Suzaki M, Yamakita O, Horikawa S, Kuno Y, Aida H, Sasaki N, Kusunose R. 2001 Scripta Technica, System and Computers in Japan. 32, (14), 12-23, 2001.

Frequency of and risk factors for epistaxis associated with exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrahge in horses: 251,609 race starts (1992-1997). Takahashi T, Hiraga A, Ohmura H, Kai M, Jones JH. J Am Vet Med Asso. 218, 1462-1465, 2001.

Bronchoalveolar lavage for the diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia associated with transport in Thoroughbred racehorses. Ito S, Hobo S, Eto D, Sato H. J Vet Med Sci. 63(12), 1263-1269, 2001.

NO production in cultured equine cells stimulated by LPS and cytokines. Ishida N, Sato F, Hirota K, Hasegawa T. J Equine Sci. 11(1), 15-18, 2000.

The effect of orally administered cisapride on intestinal morility in conscious horses. Sasaki N, Yoshihara T. J Vet Med Sci. 62(2), 211-213, 2000.

Macroscopic anatomy of the auditory tube diverticulum (guttural pouch) in the Thoroughbred equine : a silicon mold approach. Manglai D, Wada R, Endo H, Kurohmaru M, Yoshihara T, Sasaki M, Oikawa M, Hayashi Y. Okajimas Folia Anat Jpn. 76, 35-346, 2000.

Histological and morphometrical studies on the mucosa of the equine guttural pouch (auditory tube diverticulum). Manglai D, Wada R, Kurohmaru M, Yoshihara T, Kuwano A, Oikawa M, Hayashi Y. Okajimas Folia Anat Jpn. 77, 69-76, 2000.

Distribution of immunoglobulin isotypes and subisotypes in equine guttural pouch (auditory tube diverticulum). Manglai D, Wada R, Kurohmaru M, Sugiura T, Yoshihara T, Oikawa M, Hayashi Y. J Vet Med Sci. 62, 1001-1003, 2000.

Horse identification method using iris pattern as biometric signature. Suzaki S, Yamakita O, Kuno Y, Aida H, Sasaki N, Kusunose R. Tech Rep. Inst. Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers. 41(8), 17-24, 2000. (In Japanese with English summary).

Development of a device for measuring the motion of eyelids and eyeballs in domestic animals. Nemoto T, Honda Y, Saito T, Kasuya E, Nakamura M, Kusunose R, Kai M, Kobayashi T. Anim Sci J. 71-3, 298-299, 2000.