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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

Oncogenic miR-96-5p inhibits apoptosis by targeting the caspase-9 gene in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Iwai N, Yasui K, Tomie A, Gen Y, Terasaki K, Kitaichi T, Soda T, Yamada N, Dohi O, Seko Y, Umemura A, Nishikawa T, Yamaguchi K, Moriguchi M, Konishi H, Naito Y, Itoh Y
Int J Oncol. 2018 Apr 12; doi: 10.3892/ijo.2018.4369.

PMID:
    29658604
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Nivolumab-induced severe pancytopenia in a patient with lung adenocarcinoma.
Tokumo K, Masuda T, Miyama T, Miura S, Yamaguchi K, Sakamoto S, Horimasu Y, Nakashima T, Miyamoto S, Yoshida T, Iwamoto H, Fujitaka K, Hamada H, Hattori N
Lung Cancer. 2018 May; 11921-24. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2018.02.018.

PMID:
    29656748
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of perioperative and oncological outcome of thoracoscopic esophagectomy in left decubitus position and in prone position for esophageal cancer.
Kuwabara S, Kobayashi K, Kubota A, Shioi I, Yamaguchi K, Katayanagi N
Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2018 Apr 15; doi: 10.1007/s00423-018-1674-1.

PMID:
    29656329
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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[A Case of Stage IV Gastric Cancer Curative Resection by Conversion Therapy].
Sano H, Yamaguchi K, Tanahashi T, Sakuratani T, Mori R, Matsui S, Imai H, Tanaka Y, Matsuhashi N, Takahashi T, Osada S, Yoshida K
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2018 Mar; 45(3)465-467.

PMID:
    29650906
    [PubMed - in process]
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[A Case of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer with Liver Metastases Showing Three Years of Complete Response to Combination Therapy with Trastuzumabplus Pertuzumab].
Fujimoto Y, Yamaguchi K, Ueno A, Sakurai R, Nagahisa Y, Imai S, Kawamoto K
Gan To Kagaku Ryoho. 2018 Mar; 45(3)459-461.

PMID:
    29650905
    [PubMed - in process]
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The mycoheterotrophic symbiosis between orchids and mycorrhizal fungi possesses major components shared with mutualistic plant-mycorrhizal symbioses.
Miura C, Yamaguchi K, Miyahara R, Yamamoto T, Fuji M, Yagame T, Imaizumi-Anraku H, Yamato M, Shigenobu S, Kaminaka H
Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2018 Apr 12; doi: 10.1094/MPMI-01-18-0029-R.

PMID:
    29649962
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Serum leucine-rich alpha-2-glycoprotein-1 with fucosylated triantennary N-glycan: a novel colorectal cancer marker.
Shinozaki E, Tanabe K, Akiyoshi T, Tsuchida T, Miyazaki Y, Kojima N, Igarashi M, Ueno M, Suenaga M, Mizunuma N, Yamaguchi K, Nakayama K, Iijima S, Yamaguchi T
BMC Cancer. 2018 Apr 11; 18(1)406. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4252-6.

PMID:
    29642865
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical impact of intratumoral HER2 heterogeneity on trastuzumab efficacy in patients with HER2-positive gastric cancer.
Wakatsuki T, Yamamoto N, Sano T, Chin K, Kawachi H, Takahari D, Ogura M, Ichimura T, Nakayama I, Osumi H, Matsushima T, Suenaga M, Shinozaki E, Hiki N, Ishikawa Y, Yamaguchi K
J Gastroenterol. 2018 Apr 9; doi: 10.1007/s00535-018-1464-0.

PMID:
    29633013
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Early hypertension is associated with better clinical outcomes in gastric cancer patients treated with ramucirumab plus paclitaxel.
Fukuda N, Takahari D, Wakatsuki T, Osumi H, Nakayama I, Matsushima T, Ichimura T, Ogura M, Ozaka M, Suenaga M, Shinozaki E, Chin K, Yamaguchi K
Oncotarget. 2018 Mar 16; 9(20)15219-15227. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.24635.

PMID:
    29632638
    [PubMed]
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Development of the human lateral geniculate nucleus: A morphometric and computerized 3D-reconstruction study.
Yamaguchi K
Neurosci Lett. 2018 Apr 4; 6761-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neulet.2018.04.002.

PMID:
    29625208
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Effectiveness of the Rectal Administration of Low-dose Diclofenac for the Prevention of Post-endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Pancreatitis.
Okuno M, Shiroko J, Taguchi D, Yamaguchi K, Takada J, Imai S, Sato H, Thanabashi S
Intern Med. 2018 Mar 30; doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.0554-17.

PMID:
    29607957
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hypertension and Proteinuria as Predictive Factors of Effects of Bevacizumab on Advanced Breast Cancer in Japan.
Tanaka H, Takahashi K, Yamaguchi K, Kontani K, Motoki T, Asakura M, Kosaka S, Yokomise H, Houchi H
Biol Pharm Bull. 2018; 41(4)644-648. doi: 10.1248/bpb.b17-00605.

PMID:
    29607938
    [PubMed - in process]
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Innovations for Cervical Esophagogastrostomy in Thoracic Esophageal Cancer Operations.
Shimakawa T, Naritaka Y, Asaka S, Miyazawa M, Murayama M, Yamaguchi K, Usui T, Yokomizo H, Yoshimatsu K, Shiozawa S, Katsube T
Anticancer Res. 2018 Apr; 38(4)2323-2327.

PMID:
    29599355
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of antigen-positive toxin-negative enzyme immunoassay results for the diagnosis of toxigenic Clostridium difficile infection.
Akamatsu Y, Morishita S, Chikumi H, Okamoto R, Okada K, Kitaura T, Miyake N, Yamaguchi K, Nakamoto M, Shimohiro H, Takata M, Yamasaki A, Burioka N, Shimizu E
J Med Invest. 2018; 65(1.2)131-135. doi: 10.2152/jmi.65.131.

PMID:
    29593183
    [PubMed - in process]
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Understanding Two Different Structures in the Dark Stable State of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II: Applicability of the Jahn-Teller Deformation Formula.
Shoji M, Isobe H, Tanaka A, Fukushima Y, Kawakami K, Umena Y, Kamiya N, Nakajima T, Yamaguchi K
ChemPhotoChem. 2018 Mar; 2(3)257-270. doi: 10.1002/cptc.201700162.

PMID:
    29577075
    [PubMed]
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Voriconazole concentration is inversely correlated with corticosteroid usage in immunocompromised patients.
Imataki O, Yamaguchi K, Uemura M, Fukuoka N
Transpl Infect Dis. 2018 Mar 23; e12886. doi: 10.1111/tid.12886.

PMID:
    29570914
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A novel therapeutic strategy of personalized medicine based on anti-epidermal growth factor receptor monoclonal antibodies in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer.
Matsuhashi N, Takahashi T, Matsui S, Tanahashi T, Imai H, Tanaka Y, Yamaguchi K, Yoshida K
Int J Oncol. 2018 Mar 16; doi: 10.3892/ijo.2018.4322.

PMID:
    29568913
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Local Thickness of Epicardial Adipose Tissue Surrounding the Left Anterior Descending Artery Is a Simple Predictor of Coronary Artery Disease - New Prediction Model in Combination With Framingham Risk Score.
Maimaituxun G, Shimabukuro M, Fukuda D, Yagi S, Hirata Y, Iwase T, Takao S, Matsuura T, Ise T, Kusunose K, Tobiume T, Yamaguchi K, Yamada H, Soeki T, Wakatsuki T, Harada M, Sata M
Circ J. 2018 Mar 21; doi: 10.1253/circj.CJ-17-1289.

PMID:
    29563352
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Magnesium sulfate and sex differences in cardiovascular and neural adaptations during normoxia and asphyxia in preterm fetal sheep.
Galinsky R, Dhillon SK, Lear CA, Yamaguchi K, Wassink G, Gunn AJ, Bennet L
Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2018 Mar 21; doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00390.2017.

PMID:
    29561649
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Simultaneous measurement of pulmonary diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide and nitric oxide.
Yamaguchi K, Tsuji T, Aoshiba K, Nakamura H
Respir Investig. 2018 Mar; 56(2)100-110. doi: 10.1016/j.resinv.2017.12.006.

PMID:
    29548647
    [PubMed - in process]
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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