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Ken Yamaguchi, MD

Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Sam and Marilyn Fox Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Vice Chair, Quality and Research - Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
VA Medical Center - St. Louis - John Cochran Division
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Orthopedics, degenerative, traumatic, and orthopedic sports disorders of the shoulder and elbow, arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, rotator cuff disorders, degenerative arthritis of the shoulder, rheumatic arthritis of the shoulder and elbow, instability, frozen shoulder, fracture treatment, repetitive motion disorders

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Orthopedic Center

14532 S. Outer 40 Drive
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Phone: 314-514-3500

Office Phone: 314-514-3500

Center for Advanced Medicine
Neurosurgical Cervical Spine Institute and Spine Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 12
Office Phone: 314-514-3500
Fax: 314-747-2266

Education

Education

Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 1995
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, George Washington University, Washington D.C. 1994
Medical School: George Washington University, Washington, DC 1989

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

The feasibility and efficacy of pure laparoscopic repeat hepatectomy.
Ome Y, Hashida K, Yokota M, Nagahisa Y, Yamaguchi K, Okabe M, Kawamoto K
Surg Endosc. 2018 Jan 17; doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6066-7.

PMID:
    29344784
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Clinical Significance of Glycoprotein Non-metastatic B and Its Association with EGFR/HER2 in Gastrointestinal Cancer.
Tajima JY, Futamura M, Gaowa S, Mori R, Tanahashi T, Tanaka Y, Matsuhashi N, Takahashi T, Yamaguchi K, Miyazaki T, Yoshida K
J Cancer. 2018; 9(2)358-366. doi: 10.7150/jca.20266.

PMID:
    29344282
    [PubMed]
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Trends and Complications in Open Versus Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release in Private Payer and Medicare Patient Populations.
Devana SK, Jensen AR, Yamaguchi KT, D'Oro A, Buser Z, Wang JC, Petrigliano FA, Dowd C
Hand (N Y). 2018 Jan 1; 1558944717751196. doi: 10.1177/1558944717751196.

PMID:
    29322873
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Case of successfully switching from nivolumab to vemurafenib with oral corticosteroids.
Imafuku K, Yoshino K, Yamaguchi K, Tsuboi S, Ohara K, Hata H
J Dermatol. 2018 Jan 6; doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.14199.

PMID:
    29315740
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Evolving changes in fetal heart rate variability and brain injury after hypoxia-ischemia in preterm fetal sheep.
Yamaguchi K, Lear CA, Beacom MJ, Ikeda T, Gunn AJ, Bennet L
J Physiol. 2018 Jan 8; doi: 10.1113/JP275434.

PMID:
    29315570
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Immune response-associated gene profiling in Japanese melanoma patients using multi-omics analysis.
Akiyama Y, Kiyohara Y, Yoshikawa S, Otsuka M, Kondou R, Nonomura C, Miyata H, Iizuka A, Ashizawa T, Ohshima K, Urakami K, Nagashima T, Kusuhara M, Sugino T, Yamaguchi K
Oncol Rep. 2017 Dec 21; doi: 10.3892/or.2017.6173.

PMID:
    29286146
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Lymphangiography Was Useful in Postoperative Intractable Chylothorax after Surgery for Esophageal Cancer: A Case Report.
Shimakawa T, Naritaka Y, Miyazawa M, Asaka S, Shimazaki A, Yamaguchi K, Yokomizo H, Yoshimatsu K, Shiozawa S, Katsube T
J Nippon Med Sch. 2017; 84(6)268-273. doi: 10.1272/jnms.84.268.

PMID:
    29279556
    [PubMed - in process]
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The subgroups of the phase III RECOURSE trial of trifluridine/tipiracil (TAS-102) versus placebo with best supportive care in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Van Cutsem E, Mayer RJ, Laurent S, Winkler R, Grávalos C, Benavides M, Longo-Munoz F, Portales F, Ciardiello F, Siena S, Yamaguchi K, Muro K, Denda T, Tsuji Y, Makris L, Loehrer P, Lenz HJ, Ohtsu A, RECOURSE Study Group.
Eur J Cancer. 2017 Dec 20; 9063-72. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2017.10.009.

PMID:
    29274618
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The NOX1 isoform of NADPH oxidase is involved in dysfunction of liver sinusoids in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Matsumoto M, Zhang J, Zhang X, Liu J, Jiang JX, Yamaguchi K, Taruno A, Katsuyama M, Iwata K, Ibi M, Cui W, Matsuno K, Marunaka Y, Itoh Y, Torok NJ, Yabe-Nishimura C
Free Radic Biol Med. 2018 Feb 1; 115412-420. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2017.12.019.

PMID:
    29274380
    [PubMed - in process]
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Longitudinal changes of elderly patients' wishes about artificial nutrition and hydration during end-of-life care: A pilot study in a single hospital.
Yamaguchi Y, Mori H, Ishii M, Yamaguchi K, Iijima S, Ogawa S, Akishita M
Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2017 Dec; 17(12)2635-2637. doi: 10.1111/ggi.13140.

PMID:
    29265746
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After 12 consecutive miscarriages, a patient received immunosuppressive treatment and delivered an intact baby.
Nakagawa K, Kuroda K, Sugiyama R, Yamaguchi K
Reprod Med Biol. 2017 Jul; 16(3)297-301. doi: 10.1002/rmb2.12040.

PMID:
    29259481
    [PubMed]
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Correction to: Generation and characterization of tissue-type plasminogen activator transgenic rats.
Ito Y, Noguchi K, Morishima Y, Yamaguchi K
J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2018 Jan; 45(1)88. doi: 10.1007/s11239-017-1598-6.

PMID:
    29249040
    [PubMed - in process]
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Decreased expression of interferon-induced protein 2 (IFIT2) by Wnt/β-catenin signaling confers anti-apoptotic properties to colorectal cancer cells.
Ohsugi T, Yamaguchi K, Zhu C, Ikenoue T, Furukawa Y
Oncotarget. 2017 Nov 21; 8(59)100176-100186. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.22122.

PMID:
    29245969
    [PubMed]
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Acute and Rapid Development of Spontaneous Spinal Epidural Hematoma Associated with Combined Aspirin-Dipyridamole Therapy: A Case Report.
Yamaguchi K, Mathew J, Lhi JM, Park DY
JBJS Case Connect. 2017 Jan-Mar; 7(1)e19. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.16.00134.

PMID:
    29244699
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sorafenib versus Hepatic Arterial Infusion Chemotherapy as Initial Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Advanced Portal Vein Tumor Thrombosis.
Moriguchi M, Aramaki T, Nishiofuku H, Sato R, Asakura K, Yamaguchi K, Tanaka T, Endo M, Itoh Y
Liver Cancer. 2017 Nov; 6(4)275-286. doi: 10.1159/000473887.

PMID:
    29234631
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Transcriptome characterization of male accessory glands in ants to identify molecules involved in their reproductive success.
Gotoh A, Shigenobu S, Yamaguchi K, Kobayashi S, Ito F, Tsuji K
Insect Mol Biol. 2017 Dec 11; doi: 10.1111/imb.12364.

PMID:
    29226989
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Inhibitory effect of sulphated polysaccharide porphyran (isolated from Porphyra yezoensis) on RANKL-induced differentiation of RAW264.7 cells into osteoclasts.
Ueno M, Cho K, Isaka S, Nishiguchi T, Yamaguchi K, Kim D, Oda T
Phytother Res. 2017 Dec 11; doi: 10.1002/ptr.5988.

PMID:
    29226489
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<i>AGER</i> rs2070600 polymorphism elevates neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio and mortality in metastatic lung adenocarcinoma.
Yamaguchi K, Iwamoto H, Sakamoto S, Horimasu Y, Masuda T, Miyamoto S, Nakashima T, Ohshimo S, Fujitaka K, Hamada H, Hattori N
Oncotarget. 2017 Nov 7; 8(55)94382-94392. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.21764.

PMID:
    29212235
    [PubMed]
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The relationship between jaw-opening force and the cross-sectional area of the suprahyoid muscles in healthy elderly.
Kajisa E, Tohara H, Nakane A, Wakasugi Y, Hara K, Yamaguchi K, Yoshimi K, Minakuchi S
J Oral Rehabil. 2017 Dec 4; doi: 10.1111/joor.12596.

PMID:
    29205449
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Formation and properties of amyloid fibrils of prion protein.
Yamaguchi KI, Kuwata K
Biophys Rev. 2017 Dec 4; doi: 10.1007/s12551-017-0377-0.

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    29204880
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians work collaboratively with pharmaceutical or medical device companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our faculty physicians are paid by these commercial companies to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this web site, physicians earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following earned financial interests during calendar year 2016.

Company Name: Tornier-Wright

Royalties: $50,001 - $100,000

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017


Company Name: Zimmer Biomet

Royalties: $50,001 - $100,000

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board:

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2017