Koichi Watanabe

Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Japan
Professor of Department of Anatomy

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Professional (scientific) interests:
Gross Anatomy; Clinical Anatomy; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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  1. Iwanaga, J., Ibaragi, S., Okui, T., Divi, V., Ohyama, Y., Watanabe, K., Kusukawa, J., Tubbs, R. S. (2022). Cutaneous branch of the nerve to the mylohyoid muscle: Potential cause of postoperative sensory alteration in the submental area. Annals of Anatomy - Anatomischer Anzeiger, 243, 151934. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aanat.2022.151934
  2. Iwanaga, J., Hur, M.-S., Kikuta, S., Ibaragi, S., Watanabe, K., Tubbs, R. S. (2022). Anatomical contribution of the orbicularis oculi to the zygomaticus major: An improved understanding of the smile with consideration for facial cosmetic procedures. PLOS ONE, 17(7), e0272060. doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0272060
  3. Iwanaga, J., Matsushita, Y., Watanabe, K., Kageyama, I., Tubbs, R. S., Ibaragi, S. (2021). Clinical Anatomy Research Association in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 33 (3), 942–944. doi: https://doi.org/10.1097/scs.0000000000008053
  4. Iwanaga, J., Watanabe, K., Khan, P. A., Nerva, J. D., Amenta, P. S., Dumont, A. S., Tubbs, R. S. (2020). The Longissimus Capitis Insertion as a Superficial Landmark for the Sigmoid Sinus: An Anatomical Study. Journal of Neurological Surgery Part B: Skull Base, 83 (01), 028–032. CLOCKSS. doi: https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1716890
  5. Iwanaga, J., Haikata, Y., Nakamura, K., Kusukawa, J., Watanabe, K., Tubbs, R. S. (2021). An anatomical and histological study of mental nerve branches to the inferior labial glands. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, 43 (11), 1801–1804. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00276-021-02795-6
  6. Iwanaga, J., Terada, S., Kim, H., Tabira, Y., Arakawa, T., Watanabe, K., Dumont, A. S., Tubbs, R. S. (2021). Easy three‐dimensional scanning technology for anatomy education using a free cellphone app. Clinical Anatomy, 34 (6), 910–918. Portico. doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ca.23753
  7. Werner, C., D’Antoni, A. V., Iwanaga, J., Watanabe, K., Dumont, A. S., Tubbs, R. S. (2020). A comprehensive review of the great auricular nerve graft. Neurosurgical Review, 44 (4), 1987–1995. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10143-020-01426-9