June Feature Author

Eiji Itoi, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine

From the June issue: Measurement of the Glenoid Track In Vivo as Investigated by 3-Dimensional Motion Analysis Using Open MRI.

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Itoi discuss his article in the June issue.


Professor Itoi has profound expertise on shoulder arthroscopic surgery, osteoporosis and biomechanical research on shoulder joint mechanism, as well as sports orthopaedics, spinal surgery, hip and knee joint surgery, rheumatoid arthritis and musculoskeletal tumours. He is currently at Tohoku University School of Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Selected Other Published Works in AJSM

International Update: Selections From Recent Japanese Language Journals Am J Sports Med November 2009 37 2273-2275;doi:10.1177/0363546509349439

Effect of an Anterior Glenoid Defect on Anterior Shoulder Stability: A Cadaveric Study Am J Sports Med May 2009 37 949-954; published online before printMarch 4, 2009, doi:10.1177/0363546508330139

Is Protecting the Healing Ligament Beneficial After Immobilization in External Rotation for an Initial Shoulder Dislocation? Am J Sports Med May 2013 41 1126-1132; published online before printMarch 22, 2013, doi:10.1177/0363546513480620

Are Pain Location and Physical Examinations Useful in Locating a Tear Site of the Rotator Cuff? Am J Sports Med February 2006 34 256-264; published online before printOctober 11, 2005, doi:10.1177/0363546505280430

Selections From Recent Japanese Language Journals Am J Sports Med August 2008 36 1627-1629;doi:10.1177/0363546508320811

Location of the Glenoid Defect in Shoulders With Recurrent Anterior Dislocation Am J Sports Med June 2005 33 889-893; published online before printApril 12, 2005, doi:10.1177/0363546504271521

Effect of Superior Capsule and Coracohumeral Ligament Release on Strain in the Repaired Rotator Cuff Tendon: A Cadaveric Study Am J Sports Med September 2001 29 633-640

Superior Labral Strain during the Throwing Motion: A Cadaveric Study Am J Sports Med July 2001 29 488-492

The Effect of the Inferior Capsular Shift on Shoulder Intra-articular Pressure: A Cadaveric Study Am J Sports Med June 2006 34 939-944; published online before printFebruary 1, 2006, doi:10.1177/0363546505283834

Contact Area, Contact Pressure, and Pressure Patterns of the Tendon-Bone Interface After Rotator Cuff Repair Am J Sports Med December 2005 33 18691874published online before print September 12, 2005doi:10.1177/0363546505278256

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