Michiyasu Suzuki

Michiyasu Suzuki was born in Fukushima, Japan, in 1955. He received the M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan, in 1979 and 1986, respectively. He was an Associate Professor with Iwate Medical University and is currently working as a Professor and a Chairman at the Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan. He is a Member of the Japan Neurosurgical Society, the Japan Stroke Society, the Japan Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, the Japan Society of Neurotaumatology, the Japanese Congress for Brain Tumor Surgery, the Japanese Society on Cerebral Stroke, the Conference on Neurosurgical Techniques and Tools, the Japanese Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Japan Academy of Neurosonology, the Japan Clinical Health care and Welfare Association, the Japan Association of Neurosurgical Clinics, the Japan Coma Society, Japanese Headache Society, the Japan Society of Neurosurgical Emergency, the Japan Brain Dock Society, the Japan Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and Society for Neuroscience. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of Neurologia Medicochirurgical, Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease. His research interests include cerebrovascular disease, neurotrauma, repair and regeneration of neuronal injury, blood-brain barrier, brain edema, drug delivery system, inflammation (cytokine), and blood coagulation (thrombin).

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The Palm-Sized Cryoprobe System Based on Refrigerant Expansion and Boiling and its Application to an Animal Model of Epilepsy
The purpose of this study is to propose the palm-sized cryoprobe system based on a new concept and to suggest that the freezing technique could be used for treatment of epilepsy. We propose herein a cryoprobe system based on the... Read more
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Implantable Multi-modality Probe for Subdural Simultaneous Measurement of Electrophysiology, Hemodynamics, and Temperature Distribution
       The integration of the multi-channel measurement capabilities of near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS), electrocorticography (ECoG), and negative temperature coefficient (NTC) thermistor sensors into a single device, having a compact profile similar to that of the subdural strip electrodes commonly used in neurosurgery,... Read more
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A Palm-Sized Cryoprobe System with a Built-in Thermocouple and Its Application in an Animal Model of Epilepsy
        We have studied a palm-sized cryoprobe system and showed that cryosurgery may be an effective treatment for epilepsy. Conventional cryoprobe systems have triple coaxial tubes. Since accurate temperature measurement of the probe tip is indispensable for reliable treatment of cryosurgery,... Read more