Takao Inoue

Takao Inoue was born in Miyazaki, Japan, in 1979. He received the B.Eng. degree from Miyazaki University, Miyazaki, Japan, in 2001, and the M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from the Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan, in 2003 and 2008, respectively. He is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Yamaguchi, Japan. His research interests include primate behavior and electrophysiology.

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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